The table below looks at the statistics for AWD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited AWD over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DST Systems Automated Work Distributor (AWD)
Rank 95 86 73
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Permanent jobs citing AWD 8 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.58% 0.28% 0.92%
As % of the Business Applications category 9.76% 4.84% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary - £34,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -18.82%
AWD
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Business Applications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
82 62 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.93% 5.73% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 65 39 39
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £29,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,750
% change year-on-year
- +4.71%

AWD
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing AWD across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

AWD Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

AWD
Salary Trend in Essex

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

AWD Salary Trend in Essex

AWD
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWD within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Brentwood -16 8 - -
AWD
East of England

AWD
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing AWD 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 AWD.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) IIS
2 9 (75.00%) Middleware
2 9 (75.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) JBoss
2 9 (75.00%) MKS
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 9 (75.00%) Subversion
2 9 (75.00%) Logistics
2 9 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (75.00%) System Testing
3 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) AS400
3 3 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) ISEB
4 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (8.33%) TestDirector
5 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro

AWD
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing AWD 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 AWD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (75.00%) IIS
1 9 (75.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 9 (75.00%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) TestDirector
2 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
1 9 (75.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Logistics
1 9 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 9 (75.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
1 9 (75.00%) MKS
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) HP