The table below looks at the statistics for NATURAL skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NATURAL over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software AG NATURAL
Rank 857 901 859
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -42
Permanent jobs citing NATURAL 26 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.003% 0.004%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.049% 0.005% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 23 3 4
Average salary £34,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £44,000 £42,350
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £58,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-32.00% -9.09%
NATURAL
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
52890 58846 56254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.45% 52.92% 53.62%
Number of salaries quoted 45319 50111 48913
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +6.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

NATURAL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

NATURAL Jobs Demand Trend in England

NATURAL
Salary Trend in England

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

NATURAL Salary Trend in England

NATURAL
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NATURAL across the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

NATURAL Salary Histogram in England

NATURAL
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NATURAL within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
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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
Yorkshire - 13 £34,000 -
East Midlands - 10 £38,000 - 1
South West -3 1 - -
London - 1 £52,500 -
Midlands - 1 £38,000 -
NATURAL
UK

NATURAL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing NATURAL 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 NATURAL.

1 35 (100.00%) Adabas
2 30 (85.71%) COBOL
3 24 (68.57%) DB2
3 24 (68.57%) IBM
3 24 (68.57%) JCL
4 19 (54.29%) Java
5 17 (48.57%) SQL
6 15 (42.86%) WebSphere
7 14 (40.00%) C#
7 14 (40.00%) XML
7 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 13 (37.14%) XSLT
8 13 (37.14%) .NET
8 13 (37.14%) Test Planning
9 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (31.43%) CA Endevor
10 11 (31.43%) zOS
10 11 (31.43%) WebSphere MQ
11 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
11 10 (28.57%) VB
11 10 (28.57%) VB.NET
11 10 (28.57%) VB6
12 9 (25.71%) MQSeries
12 9 (25.71%) Unit Testing
13 6 (17.14%) Mainframe
14 4 (11.43%) UNIX
14 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
14 4 (11.43%) HTML
14 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
15 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server

NATURAL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing NATURAL 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 NATURAL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 9 (25.71%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) Adabas
2 24 (68.57%) DB2
3 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.71%) Data Mart
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (5.71%) Big Data
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (8.57%) Maven
2 2 (5.71%) Subversion
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.86%) CA Gen
3 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.86%) Ant
General
1 3 (8.57%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Analyst
1 24 (68.57%) Analyst Programmer
1 24 (68.57%) Programmer
2 18 (51.43%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
2 18 (51.43%) COBOL Programmer
2 18 (51.43%) COBOL Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Programmer
5 3 (8.57%) COBOL Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Senior COBOL Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior COBOL Analyst Programmer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior COBOL Programmer
6 2 (5.71%) Natural/Adabas Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) XML
2 13 (37.14%) XSLT
2 13 (37.14%) .NET
3 11 (31.43%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 4 (11.43%) HTML
6 3 (8.57%) JMS
6 3 (8.57%) Spring
7 2 (5.71%) FpML
7 2 (5.71%) EntireX
7 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.71%) jQuery
7 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.86%) JSTL
8 1 (2.86%) Java SE
8 1 (2.86%) J2EE
8 1 (2.86%) EJB
8 1 (2.86%) JDBC
8 1 (2.86%) JSP
8 1 (2.86%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.14%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) SWIFT
3 2 (5.71%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) zOS
2 4 (11.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Test Planning
2 9 (25.71%) Unit Testing
3 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
5 2 (5.71%) TDD
5 2 (5.71%) Pair Programming
5 2 (5.71%) OO
5 2 (5.71%) EAI
5 2 (5.71%) SOA
5 2 (5.71%) Business Development
5 2 (5.71%) ATDD
6 1 (2.86%) Change Control
6 1 (2.86%) System Testing
6 1 (2.86%) MVC
6 1 (2.86%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (85.71%) COBOL
2 24 (68.57%) JCL
3 19 (54.29%) Java
4 17 (48.57%) SQL
5 14 (40.00%) C#
6 10 (28.57%) VB
6 10 (28.57%) VB.NET
6 10 (28.57%) VB6
7 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.71%) C
8 2 (5.71%) C++
8 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) IBM
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Terracotta
3 1 (2.86%) webMethods
3 1 (2.86%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.86%) CA
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago