The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Mercator products and/or services 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 Mercator over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Mercator Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercator
Rank 330 304 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 2 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.016% 0.094% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.034% 0.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 0
Average salary £46,250 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-23.63% +10.00%
Vendors Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
5856 5524 6474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 46.26% 46.97% 46.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5046 4804 5872
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Mercator
London

Mercator
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mercator across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Mercator Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Mercator
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Mercator Salary Trend in the City of London

Mercator
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Mercator 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 Mercator.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) Temenos T24
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) OpenLink
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) SWIFT
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Mercator 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 Mercator. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Temenos T24
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) OpenLink