The table below looks at the statistics for AWD skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited AWD over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DST Systems Automated Work Distributor (AWD)
Rank 863 876 849
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -27
Permanent jobs citing AWD 21 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.011% 0.008%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.31% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 5
Average salary - £31,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary - £31,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -30.00%
AWD
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Business Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
6819 7710 7616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.67% 7.20% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5470 6112 6057
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,050 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%

AWD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing AWD across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

AWD Jobs Demand Trend in England

AWD
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWD across the England region.

AWD Salary Trend in England

AWD
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWD within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England +4 12 - -
London - 7 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
AWD
UK

AWD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing AWD 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 AWD.

1 22 (64.71%) Finance
2 19 (55.88%) Windows
3 17 (50.00%) Linux
3 17 (50.00%) JBoss
3 17 (50.00%) Oracle
3 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 17 (50.00%) IIS
3 17 (50.00%) .NET
3 17 (50.00%) SQL
3 17 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 17 (50.00%) MKS
3 17 (50.00%) Middleware
3 17 (50.00%) Subversion
3 17 (50.00%) Logistics
3 17 (50.00%) System Testing
3 17 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (50.00%) Software Delivery
4 8 (23.53%) QA
4 8 (23.53%) MS Office
5 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 5 (14.71%) Process Management
6 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
6 5 (14.71%) Six Sigma
6 5 (14.71%) Banking
6 5 (14.71%) Retail
6 5 (14.71%) Chordiant
6 5 (14.71%) Lean Six Sigma
6 5 (14.71%) Pega
7 4 (11.76%) Web Development
7 4 (11.76%) Java

AWD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing AWD 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 AWD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (50.00%) IIS
1 17 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 17 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (8.82%) HP UFT
3 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.88%) Gradle
3 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.94%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) TestDirector
General
1 22 (64.71%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
2 5 (14.71%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Developer
2 5 (14.71%) Architect
2 5 (14.71%) Lead Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Junior
4 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Junior Developer
4 3 (8.82%) QA Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Tester
6 1 (2.94%) Junior Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Junior Java Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Junior J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Junior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (50.00%) Middleware
1 17 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) CSS
3 2 (5.88%) JSON
3 2 (5.88%) HTML5
3 2 (5.88%) CSS3
4 1 (2.94%) J2EE
4 1 (2.94%) JSP
4 1 (2.94%) Struts
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) XSD
4 1 (2.94%) XSL
4 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Logistics
1 17 (50.00%) System Testing
1 17 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 17 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 5 (14.71%) Lean Six Sigma
2 5 (14.71%) Six Sigma
2 5 (14.71%) Process Management
3 4 (11.76%) Workflow
3 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.76%) Web Development
4 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) TDD
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.88%) V-Model
5 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.88%) Product Management
5 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
5 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) Java
3 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) PHP
4 2 (5.88%) Python
4 2 (5.88%) Groovy
4 2 (5.88%) VBScript
4 2 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (2.94%) VBA
5 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) ISEB
2 3 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Oracle
1 17 (50.00%) MKS
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) Chordiant
3 5 (14.71%) Pega
4 2 (5.88%) HP