The table below looks at the statistics for IDOL skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IDOL over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autonomy IDOL
Rank 313 305 322
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Permanent jobs citing IDOL 5 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.045% 0.18% 0.088%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.16% 0.61% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 10
Average salary £60,000 £54,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +42.10%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £60,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-33.88% +34.44%
IDOL
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
3139 3625 3473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 28.15% 29.74% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2762 3250 3185
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IDOL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IDOL across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

IDOL Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IDOL
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IDOL across the City of London region.

IDOL Salary Trend in the City of London

IDOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing IDOL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IDOL.

1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (62.50%) WorkSite
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (50.00%) Clustering
4 4 (50.00%) Document Management
4 4 (50.00%) DTS
4 4 (50.00%) Client/Server
4 4 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (50.00%) VBScript
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (50.00%) Business Objects
4 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
5 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (37.50%) Information Management
5 3 (37.50%) Release Management
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (25.00%) Web Analytics

IDOL
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing IDOL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IDOL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (62.50%) WorkSite
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Intranet
1 2 (25.00%) Extranet
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (50.00%) DTS
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Law
1 2 (25.00%) Publishing
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DBA
1 4 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Document Management
1 4 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 3 (37.50%) Release Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Information Management
3 2 (25.00%) Web Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (50.00%) VBScript
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (25.00%) Interwoven
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Novell
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix