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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software AG NATURAL
Rank 858 880 846
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -34
Permanent jobs citing NATURAL 9 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.009% 0.007% 0.001%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.017% 0.014% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 0
Average salary £38,000 £38,800 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,150 -
% change year-on-year
-0.39% -
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
52633 56577 53644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.58% 51.72% 52.78%
Number of salaries quoted 45277 48420 46372
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 3 August 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
(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
East Midlands +10 5 £38,000 -2.06% 1
South East +12 3 - -
Yorkshire +2 1 £49,000 +30.66%
NATURAL
UK

NATURAL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 31 (88.57%) COBOL
3 26 (74.29%) JCL
4 25 (71.43%) IBM
5 22 (62.86%) DB2
6 17 (48.57%) WebSphere
7 16 (45.71%) Java
8 15 (42.86%) SQL
8 15 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
9 14 (40.00%) XML
10 13 (37.14%) XSLT
10 13 (37.14%) VB
10 13 (37.14%) VB.NET
10 13 (37.14%) .NET
10 13 (37.14%) C#
10 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
10 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET
10 13 (37.14%) VB6
10 13 (37.14%) Test Planning
11 12 (34.29%) CA Endevor
12 10 (28.57%) zOS
12 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (25.71%) Unit Testing
14 7 (20.00%) MQSeries
15 6 (17.14%) Mainframe
16 4 (11.43%) Retail
16 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
17 3 (8.57%) Ajax
17 3 (8.57%) Windows
17 3 (8.57%) Project Management

NATURAL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 17 (48.57%) WebSphere
2 7 (20.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (5.71%) CICS
4 1 (2.86%) Confluence
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) Adabas
2 22 (62.86%) DB2
3 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) JUnit
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 4 (11.43%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Analyst
1 25 (71.43%) Analyst Programmer
1 25 (71.43%) Programmer
2 19 (54.29%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
2 19 (54.29%) COBOL Programmer
2 19 (54.29%) COBOL Analyst
3 12 (34.29%) Developer
4 5 (14.29%) COBOL Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Natural/Adabas Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Adabas Natural Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Mainframe Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (5.71%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Natural/Adabas Programmer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior COBOL Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
2 14 (40.00%) XML
3 13 (37.14%) XSLT
3 13 (37.14%) .NET
3 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.57%) Ajax
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.86%) Java EE
6 1 (2.86%) HTML
6 1 (2.86%) Web Services
6 1 (2.86%) EntireX
6 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.14%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.86%) VSAM
3 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) zOS
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Test Planning
2 9 (25.71%) Unit Testing
3 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.57%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.86%) EAI
6 1 (2.86%) SOA
6 1 (2.86%) Business Development
6 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 31 (88.57%) COBOL
2 26 (74.29%) JCL
3 16 (45.71%) Java
4 15 (42.86%) SQL
5 13 (37.14%) VB
5 13 (37.14%) VB.NET
5 13 (37.14%) VB6
5 13 (37.14%) C#
6 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.86%) C++
7 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) IBM
2 1 (2.86%) Cognizant
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
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