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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apteco FastStats
Rank 828 827 856
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +29
Permanent jobs citing FastStats 51 42 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.042% 0.024%
As % of the Applications category 0.32% 0.28% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 22 29 25
Average salary £31,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £25,550 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £50,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +37.93%
FastStats
UK

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

Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
16174 15140 16167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 15.16% 15.29% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13056 12684 13706
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%

FastStats
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

FastStats Jobs Demand Trend in England

FastStats
Salary Trend in England

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

FastStats Salary Trend in England

FastStats
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FastStats across the England region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

FastStats Salary Histogram in England

FastStats
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FastStats within the England region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. 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
North West -4 16 £22,000 -28.45%
South East +5 15 £39,500 +41.07% 1
London -15 15 £26,000 -17.46%
East of England -15 2 £35,000 +22.80%
Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -
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UK

FastStats
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing FastStats 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 FastStats.

1 75 (68.81%) Marketing
2 46 (42.20%) SQL
3 44 (40.37%) SQL Server
3 44 (40.37%) CRM
4 39 (35.78%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (30.28%) Analytics
6 31 (28.44%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (22.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 24 (22.02%) Unica
8 24 (22.02%) Neolane
9 22 (20.18%) Campaign Management
9 22 (20.18%) SPSS
10 21 (19.27%) Microsoft
11 20 (18.35%) SAS
11 20 (18.35%) Windows
11 20 (18.35%) Retail
12 19 (17.43%) ETL
13 18 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (15.60%) Alterian
14 17 (15.60%) ITIL
14 17 (15.60%) Project Management
14 17 (15.60%) SmartFocus
15 16 (14.68%) MS Excel
15 16 (14.68%) Oracle
16 15 (13.76%) Adobe
17 14 (12.84%) MySQL
18 13 (11.93%) Statistics
19 12 (11.01%) Statistical Analysis
19 12 (11.01%) Eloqua
19 12 (11.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services

FastStats
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing FastStats 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 FastStats. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (18.35%) SAS
2 10 (9.17%) SharePoint
3 9 (8.26%) MS Exchange
3 9 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (8.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (7.34%) Liferay
5 5 (4.59%) Lync
6 1 (0.92%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 22 (20.18%) SPSS
2 16 (14.68%) MS Excel
3 11 (10.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (7.34%) MS Office
5 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Google Analytics
2 4 (3.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.75%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 3 (2.75%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) MailChimp
1 1 (0.92%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.01%) SMS
2 10 (9.17%) Firewall
3 9 (8.26%) Wireless
3 9 (8.26%) VLAN
3 9 (8.26%) SAN
4 6 (5.50%) Internet
5 5 (4.59%) WAN
5 5 (4.59%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (40.37%) SQL Server
2 25 (22.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (12.84%) MySQL
4 12 (11.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (9.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (9.17%) Data Mining
5 10 (9.17%) Relational Database
6 8 (7.34%) Oracle Database
6 8 (7.34%) Pentaho
6 8 (7.34%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (7.34%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (7.34%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (6.42%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (5.50%) OLAP
9 5 (4.59%) ProClarity
9 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (2.75%) QlikView
12 2 (1.83%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Subversion
General
1 75 (68.81%) Marketing
2 20 (18.35%) Retail
3 6 (5.50%) Finance
4 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.92%) Advertising
5 1 (0.92%) Publishing
5 1 (0.92%) Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Electronics
5 1 (0.92%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 38 (34.86%) Analyst
2 16 (14.68%) Consultant
3 14 (12.84%) Developer
3 14 (12.84%) Insight Analyst
4 12 (11.01%) CRM Manager
4 12 (11.01%) Business Analyst
5 11 (10.09%) Data Analyst
6 10 (9.17%) Administrator
7 9 (8.26%) Applications Support
8 8 (7.34%) Support Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) Applications Support Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) Marketing Consultant
9 7 (6.42%) Marketing Executive
9 7 (6.42%) CRM Analyst
10 6 (5.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (5.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 6 (5.50%) Business Developer
11 5 (4.59%) Sales Consultant
11 5 (4.59%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (4.59%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.01%) HTML
2 8 (7.34%) J2EE
3 4 (3.67%) CSS
4 3 (2.75%) jQuery
4 3 (2.75%) WebCenter
5 2 (1.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (35.78%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.93%) Statistics
3 11 (10.09%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.67%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.75%) GIS
5 3 (2.75%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.83%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.92%) Open Source
7 1 (0.92%) Social Media
7 1 (0.92%) DTV
7 1 (0.92%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.35%) Windows
2 11 (10.09%) Linux
3 9 (8.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (7.34%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.37%) CRM
2 33 (30.28%) Analytics
3 31 (28.44%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (20.18%) Campaign Management
5 19 (17.43%) ETL
6 18 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (15.60%) Project Management
7 17 (15.60%) ITIL
8 12 (11.01%) Data Analysis
8 12 (11.01%) Statistical Analysis
9 11 (10.09%) Online Marketing
10 10 (9.17%) Direct Marketing
10 10 (9.17%) CHAID
11 9 (8.26%) PRINCE2
11 9 (8.26%) Workflow
11 9 (8.26%) Database Marketing
11 9 (8.26%) Statistical Modelling
12 8 (7.34%) Predictive Modelling
12 8 (7.34%) ITIL V2
12 8 (7.34%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (42.20%) SQL
2 11 (10.09%) JavaScript
2 11 (10.09%) PHP
3 8 (7.34%) T-SQL
3 8 (7.34%) Java
4 6 (5.50%) R
5 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.92%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (7.34%) Degree
2 5 (4.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.75%) MCSE
4 1 (0.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.42%) QA
2 4 (3.67%) SLA
3 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (8.26%) Active Directory
1 9 (8.26%) XenApp
2 5 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (8.26%) Backup Exec
1 9 (8.26%) ZABBIX
2 8 (7.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 24 (22.02%) Unica
1 24 (22.02%) Neolane
2 21 (19.27%) Microsoft
3 17 (15.60%) Alterian
3 17 (15.60%) SmartFocus
4 16 (14.68%) Oracle
5 15 (13.76%) Adobe
6 12 (11.01%) Eloqua
7 11 (10.09%) Google
8 10 (9.17%) Business Objects
8 10 (9.17%) VMware
9 9 (8.26%) Citrix
9 9 (8.26%) HP
9 9 (8.26%) ProCurve
9 9 (8.26%) Veeam
10 8 (7.34%) ExactTarget
10 8 (7.34%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (7.34%) Minitab
11 6 (5.50%) Omniture
11 6 (5.50%) IBM