The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Mercator products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mercator over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercator
Rank 869 687 845
Rank change year-on-year
-182 +158
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 14 172 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.17% 0.044%
As % of the Vendors category 0.027% 0.36% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 14 157 39
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,500 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £63,750 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+35.63% -6.00%
Mercator
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
51551 47761 53357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.13% 47.60% 48.23%
Number of salaries quoted 41354 39588 45295
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Mercator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Mercator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Mercator
Salary Trend in England

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

Mercator Salary Trend in England

Mercator
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mercator across the England region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Mercator Salary Histogram in England

Mercator
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mercator within the England region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
London -127 11 £60,000 +9.09%
South East -29 3 £65,000 +45.25%
West Midlands - 3 £65,000 -
Mercator
UK

Mercator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 17 (44.74%) Degree
2 15 (39.47%) Java
3 11 (28.95%) Subversion
4 10 (26.32%) Git (software)
5 9 (23.68%) UNIX
5 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
5 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
6 8 (21.05%) Windows
6 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 8 (21.05%) VMware
7 7 (18.42%) Linux
7 7 (18.42%) Firewall
7 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (18.42%) TDD
8 6 (15.79%) SQL
8 6 (15.79%) .NET
8 6 (15.79%) LAN
8 6 (15.79%) WAN
8 6 (15.79%) Cisco
8 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
8 6 (15.79%) Maven
8 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (15.79%) Open Source
8 6 (15.79%) BDD
9 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
9 5 (13.16%) Python
9 5 (13.16%) HTTP
9 5 (13.16%) Citrix
9 5 (13.16%) Migration
9 5 (13.16%) QA

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
1 3 (7.89%) Jetty
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) PaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Heroku
2 1 (2.63%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Firewall
2 6 (15.79%) LAN
2 6 (15.79%) WAN
3 5 (13.16%) HTTP
4 4 (10.53%) VPN
4 4 (10.53%) SAN
5 3 (7.89%) DHCP
5 3 (7.89%) DNS
5 3 (7.89%) NAS
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (5.26%) BIG-IP
6 2 (5.26%) VoIP
7 1 (2.63%) MPLS
7 1 (2.63%) OSPF
7 1 (2.63%) BGP
7 1 (2.63%) NetScreen
7 1 (2.63%) FirePass
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) MarkLogic
2 3 (7.89%) Triplestore
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.63%) OLTP
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Subversion
2 10 (26.32%) Git (software)
3 6 (15.79%) Maven
4 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.89%) Ant
5 3 (7.89%) AnthillPro
6 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.63%) Hudson
7 1 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Local Government
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Developer
1 8 (21.05%) Analyst
1 8 (21.05%) Consultant
2 7 (18.42%) Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.53%) DBA
4 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Java Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Java Web Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Configuration Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Build Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Semantic Web Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Operations Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Ruby Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) CSS
2 3 (7.89%) Servlets
2 3 (7.89%) Web Services
2 3 (7.89%) REST
2 3 (7.89%) HTML
2 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.26%) MDX
3 2 (5.26%) Middleware
4 1 (2.63%) LAMP
4 1 (2.63%) Spring
4 1 (2.63%) J2EE
4 1 (2.63%) XML
4 1 (2.63%) XSLT
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.63%) HTML5
4 1 (2.63%) CSS3
4 1 (2.63%) Sass
4 1 (2.63%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.79%) Open Source
3 3 (7.89%) Semantic Web
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
5 1 (2.63%) Chemistry
5 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) UNIX
2 8 (21.05%) Windows
3 7 (18.42%) Linux
4 3 (7.89%) Mac OS X
4 3 (7.89%) Ubuntu
4 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
2 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.42%) TDD
3 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 6 (15.79%) BDD
4 5 (13.16%) Migration
5 4 (10.53%) Project Management
5 4 (10.53%) ITIL
5 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.89%) Customer Insight
6 3 (7.89%) Analytics
6 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.89%) DevOps
6 3 (7.89%) OO
6 3 (7.89%) CRM
6 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.89%) Change Management
6 3 (7.89%) RDF
6 3 (7.89%) Workflow
6 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) Java
2 6 (15.79%) SQL
3 5 (13.16%) Python
3 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.89%) Ruby
4 3 (7.89%) SPARQL
4 3 (7.89%) Scala
4 3 (7.89%) BeanShell
5 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) XQuery
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.53%) CCNP
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (7.89%) CCNA
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) CCIE
4 2 (5.26%) JNCIA
4 2 (5.26%) MCITP
5 1 (2.63%) CCSP
5 1 (2.63%) HNC
5 1 (2.63%) HND
5 1 (2.63%) MCSE
5 1 (2.63%) CCDP
5 1 (2.63%) ISEB
5 1 (2.63%) VTSP
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.63%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
3 1 (2.63%) XenServer
3 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Nagios
1 3 (7.89%) Puppet
1 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) Foglight
2 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 8 (21.05%) VMware
2 6 (15.79%) Cisco
3 5 (13.16%) Citrix
3 5 (13.16%) F5
4 4 (10.53%) Juniper
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle
5 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (5.26%) SAP
7 1 (2.63%) Nokia
7 1 (2.63%) Remedy
7 1 (2.63%) Google
7 1 (2.63%) NetSuite
7 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.63%) Sybase
7 1 (2.63%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) Sun
7 1 (2.63%) SunGard