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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Autonomy IDOL
Rank 302 303 308
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing IDOL 2 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.020% 0.095% 0.064%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.075% 0.35% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 7
Average salary £60,000 £58,625 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.34% -6.20%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 -
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -
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
2659 2853 3176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.27% 27.11% 29.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2395 2495 2902
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
1 8 (88.89%) T-SQL
1 8 (88.89%) VBScript
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (88.89%) Crystal Reports
1 8 (88.89%) Business Objects
1 8 (88.89%) DTS
1 8 (88.89%) Client/Server
1 8 (88.89%) Clustering
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (88.89%) PowerShell
1 8 (88.89%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (88.89%) Relational Database
2 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
3 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (33.33%) WorkSite
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Law
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) IIS
5 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
2 3 (33.33%) WorkSite
3 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) VLAN
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (88.89%) Crystal Reports
1 8 (88.89%) DTS
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (88.89%) Relational Database
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) DBA
1 8 (88.89%) SQL DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Senior SQL DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Services Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Client/Server
1 8 (88.89%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
1 8 (88.89%) T-SQL
1 8 (88.89%) VBScript
1 8 (88.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Business Objects
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) Novell