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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mercator
Rank 835 829 831
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 2 24 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.025% 0.039%
As % of the Vendors category 0.004% 0.052% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 0 18 31
Average salary - £46,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.90%
UK excluding London average salary - £44,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.00%
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
46401 46138 49131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.76% 47.46% 47.13%
Number of salaries quoted 38576 37141 41475
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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 29 January 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
South East -21 2 - -
Mercator
UK

Mercator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Local Government
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (40.00%) MSI
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) AdminStudio
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) .NET

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MSI
2 1 (20.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Local Government
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Packager
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) VMware