The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software AG NATURAL
Rank 880 843 858
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +15
Permanent jobs citing NATURAL 8 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.001% 0.017%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.014% 0.002% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 3
Average salary £38,800 - £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,150 - £28,500
Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56598 53754 60376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.81% 52.83% 54.27%
Number of salaries quoted 48459 46536 53461
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
NATURAL
UK

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 29 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
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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 - 4 £37,500 -
South East +1 2 £39,000 -
London - 1 £46,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £38,800 -
NATURAL
UK

NATURAL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 29 July 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