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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercator
Rank 862 845 836
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 3 18 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.003% 0.018% 0.039%
As % of the Vendors category 0.006% 0.038% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 28
Average salary - £49,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary - £44,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.00%
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
49629 47906 50378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.92% 47.63% 46.82%
Number of salaries quoted 40959 38791 42774
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 £67,750 £71,000
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
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 24 December 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
South East -11 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Mercator
UK

Mercator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Local Government
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Middleware
4 2 (25.00%) MSI
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (25.00%) People Management
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MarkLogic
1 1 (12.50%) Triplestore
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MSI
2 1 (12.50%) AdminStudio
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (37.50%) Local Government
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Packager
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Java Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Semantic Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) Servlets
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (12.50%) RDF
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SPARQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) VMware