The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercator
Rank 853 662 835
Rank change year-on-year
-191 +173
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 17 179 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.18% 0.037%
As % of the Vendors category 0.034% 0.37% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 16 170 34
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+38.29% -6.00%
Vendors Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
50598 48649 53246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.00% 47.77% 47.74%
Number of salaries quoted 41066 40332 45401
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
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
UK

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -129 13 £60,000 +9.09%
South East -17 4 £60,000 +33.33%
West Midlands - 1 £65,000 -
Mercator
UK

Mercator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (35.42%) Degree
2 16 (33.33%) Java
3 12 (25.00%) Subversion
4 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
5 9 (18.75%) UNIX
5 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 8 (16.67%) LAN
6 8 (16.67%) WAN
6 8 (16.67%) SQL
6 8 (16.67%) Firewall
6 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 7 (14.58%) Project Management
7 7 (14.58%) Windows
7 7 (14.58%) ITIL
7 7 (14.58%) Linux
7 7 (14.58%) Cisco
7 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (14.58%) TDD
7 7 (14.58%) VMware
8 6 (12.50%) Migration
8 6 (12.50%) Finance
8 6 (12.50%) Maven
8 6 (12.50%) .NET
8 6 (12.50%) Oracle
8 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (12.50%) Open Source

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 3 (6.25%) Jetty
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
3 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.08%) MS Project
4 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Temenos T24
2 1 (2.08%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (2.08%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Heroku
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) PaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) LAN
1 8 (16.67%) WAN
1 8 (16.67%) Firewall
2 5 (10.42%) HTTP
3 4 (8.33%) VPN
3 4 (8.33%) SAN
4 3 (6.25%) DNS
4 3 (6.25%) DHCP
4 3 (6.25%) BIG-IP
4 3 (6.25%) NAS
5 2 (4.17%) VoIP
5 2 (4.17%) Internet
5 2 (4.17%) MPLS
5 2 (4.17%) OSPF
5 2 (4.17%) BGP
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.08%) NetScreen
6 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.08%) FirePass
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.33%) MarkLogic
3 3 (6.25%) Triplestore
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.17%) DTS
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Subversion
2 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.50%) Maven
4 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.25%) Ant
5 3 (6.25%) AnthillPro
6 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.08%) Hudson
7 1 (2.08%) Xcode
7 1 (2.08%) Selenium
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Marketing
3 2 (4.17%) Publishing
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Analyst
1 10 (20.83%) Consultant
2 8 (16.67%) Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Architect
4 5 (10.42%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.33%) DBA
5 4 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Semantic Web Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Java Web Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Product Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Java Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Configuration Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Build Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) HTML
2 4 (8.33%) CSS
3 3 (6.25%) REST
3 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.25%) Servlets
3 3 (6.25%) Web Services
4 2 (4.17%) MDX
4 2 (4.17%) XML
4 2 (4.17%) Middleware
5 1 (2.08%) HTML5
5 1 (2.08%) CSS3
5 1 (2.08%) Sass
5 1 (2.08%) LESS
5 1 (2.08%) XSLT
5 1 (2.08%) J2EE
5 1 (2.08%) Spring
5 1 (2.08%) Ajax
5 1 (2.08%) LAMP
5 1 (2.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.50%) Open Source
3 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.25%) Replication
3 3 (6.25%) Semantic Web
4 2 (4.17%) Clustering
4 2 (4.17%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.08%) LIMS
5 1 (2.08%) AS400
5 1 (2.08%) Chemistry
5 1 (2.08%) FMCG
5 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) UNIX
2 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Linux
3 3 (6.25%) Mac OS X
3 3 (6.25%) Ubuntu
3 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Solaris
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
2 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 7 (14.58%) Project Management
3 7 (14.58%) ITIL
3 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.58%) TDD
4 6 (12.50%) Migration
4 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 6 (12.50%) BDD
4 6 (12.50%) Analytics
5 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.33%) Change Management
5 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.25%) High Availability
6 3 (6.25%) Customer Insight
6 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) Java
2 8 (16.67%) SQL
3 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.42%) Python
4 3 (6.25%) BeanShell
4 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.25%) Ruby
4 3 (6.25%) SPARQL
4 3 (6.25%) Scala
5 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.08%) Perl
6 1 (2.08%) PHP
6 1 (2.08%) XQuery
6 1 (2.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Degree
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.42%) CCNP
3 5 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (10.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (8.33%) CCNA
5 3 (6.25%) ISEB
5 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
6 2 (4.17%) MCITP
6 2 (4.17%) JNCIA
6 2 (4.17%) MCSE
6 2 (4.17%) MCSA
6 2 (4.17%) CCIE
6 2 (4.17%) OCP
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (2.08%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) SLA
3 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.17%) XenApp
3 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (4.17%) vSphere
4 1 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Puppet
1 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.25%) Nagios
2 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (4.17%) Foglight
2 2 (4.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) Cisco
2 7 (14.58%) VMware
3 6 (12.50%) Oracle
3 6 (12.50%) F5
4 4 (8.33%) Citrix
4 4 (8.33%) Juniper
5 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.25%) SAP
6 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.17%) Sun
6 2 (4.17%) IBM
6 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.17%) OpenLink
6 2 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (2.08%) RedPrairie
7 1 (2.08%) Manugistics
7 1 (2.08%) Nokia
7 1 (2.08%) EMC