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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software AG NATURAL
Rank 864 854 859
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs citing NATURAL 6 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.002% 0.013%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.011% 0.004% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 4
Average salary £38,150 £40,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.62% +22.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £40,000 £51,350
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +22.13%
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
55437 53976 60931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.45% 52.86% 54.24%
Number of salaries quoted 46969 46750 53908
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 20 August 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
Yorkshire - 3 £37,500 -
South East -5 1 £39,000 -2.50% 3
London - 1 £46,500 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £38,800 -
NATURAL
UK

NATURAL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Adabas
2 10 (90.91%) Mainframe
3 9 (81.82%) COBOL
4 7 (63.64%) CICS
5 6 (54.55%) JCL
6 5 (45.45%) Finance
6 5 (45.45%) IBM
7 4 (36.36%) UNIX
8 3 (27.27%) VSAM
8 3 (27.27%) zOS
8 3 (27.27%) EntireX
8 3 (27.27%) DB2
8 3 (27.27%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (18.18%) System Testing
9 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
9 2 (18.18%) SWIFT
9 2 (18.18%) QA
9 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (18.18%) REXX
10 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
10 1 (9.09%) DCL
10 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (9.09%) TDD
10 1 (9.09%) Retail
10 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (9.09%) Middleware
10 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (9.09%) Firmware
10 1 (9.09%) HP
10 1 (9.09%) SAN

NATURAL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 7 (63.64%) CICS
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) Adabas
2 3 (27.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Programmer
2 3 (27.27%) Mainframe Developer
3 2 (18.18%) COBOL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Natural/Adabas Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Adabas Natural Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) EntireX
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Mainframe
2 3 (27.27%) VSAM
2 3 (27.27%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (18.18%) SWIFT
4 1 (9.09%) Firmware
4 1 (9.09%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
2 3 (27.27%) zOS
3 1 (9.09%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) System Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) TDD
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) COBOL
2 6 (54.55%) JCL
3 2 (18.18%) REXX
4 1 (9.09%) DCL
4 1 (9.09%) SELCOPY
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) HP
Reading, Berkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £36500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: From £36,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago