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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software AG NATURAL
Rank 884 916 916
Rank change year-on-year
+32 0
Permanent jobs citing NATURAL 14 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.009% 0.001%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.028% 0.018% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 1
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,150 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+36.98% -10.77%
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
49651 50013 52576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 52.57% 50.31% 53.74%
Number of salaries quoted 43280 43327 44603
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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
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 9 February 2016. 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
London +13 10 £45,000 -18.18%
East Midlands +3 3 £55,000 +41.75% 1
South East - 1 - -
NATURAL
UK

NATURAL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) Adabas
2 16 (88.89%) Mainframe
3 11 (61.11%) XML
4 10 (55.56%) Apache
5 8 (44.44%) Linux
5 8 (44.44%) Windows
5 8 (44.44%) Java
5 8 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (38.89%) CA Single Sign-On
6 7 (38.89%) EntireX
6 7 (38.89%) Middleware
6 7 (38.89%) SOA
6 7 (38.89%) WebLogic
6 7 (38.89%) Solaris
6 7 (38.89%) Tomcat
6 7 (38.89%) WSDL
6 7 (38.89%) Fujitsu
7 6 (33.33%) Incident Management
7 6 (33.33%) Oracle
8 5 (27.78%) Web Services
8 5 (27.78%) LDAP
8 5 (27.78%) Software AG
8 5 (27.78%) Siemens
8 5 (27.78%) Internet
8 5 (27.78%) Axway
8 5 (27.78%) High Availability
9 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (22.22%) CICS
9 4 (22.22%) JCL
9 4 (22.22%) COBOL

NATURAL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (55.56%) Apache
2 7 (38.89%) Tomcat
2 7 (38.89%) WebLogic
3 4 (22.22%) CICS
4 3 (16.67%) Confluence
4 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
5 2 (11.11%) iPlanet
5 2 (11.11%) JBoss
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Internet
1 5 (27.78%) LDAP
2 2 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) Adabas
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
1 3 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Architect
1 5 (27.78%) Senior Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) COBOL Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Adabas DBA
4 1 (5.56%) DB2 Developer
4 1 (5.56%) DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) XML
2 7 (38.89%) EntireX
2 7 (38.89%) Middleware
2 7 (38.89%) WSDL
3 5 (27.78%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 3 (16.67%) Spring
5 2 (11.11%) SOAP
6 1 (5.56%) .NET
6 1 (5.56%) Ajax
6 1 (5.56%) CSS
6 1 (5.56%) CSS3
6 1 (5.56%) HTML5
6 1 (5.56%) jQuery
6 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (5.56%) XHTML
6 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (88.89%) Mainframe
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Solaris
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (38.89%) SOA
3 6 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 5 (27.78%) High Availability
5 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
7 2 (11.11%) Process Management
7 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) UML
8 1 (5.56%) Change Management
8 1 (5.56%) ITIL
8 1 (5.56%) MVC
8 1 (5.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) COBOL
2 4 (22.22%) JCL
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Fujitsu
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
3 5 (27.78%) Axway
3 5 (27.78%) Siemens
3 5 (27.78%) Software AG
4 2 (11.11%) AppDynamics
4 2 (11.11%) BMC
4 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 2 (11.11%) SAP
4 2 (11.11%) webMethods
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat