The table below looks at the statistics for BASE24 skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BASE24 over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ACI BASE24
Rank 613 620 628
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs citing BASE24 9 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.020% 0.020% 0.016%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.25% 0.27% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 6
Average salary £82,500 £61,250 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.69% +6.52%
UK excluding London average salary £95,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+123.52% +6.25%
BASE24
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 London region.

Business Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
3640 3342 3841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 8.02% 7.38% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2960 2706 3188
Average salary £55,000 £58,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.98% +1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

BASE24
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BASE24 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

BASE24 Jobs Demand Trend in London

BASE24
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BASE24 across the London region.

BASE24 Salary Trend in London

BASE24
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing BASE24 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 BASE24.

1 19 (86.36%) Retail
2 16 (72.73%) QA
2 16 (72.73%) Mentoring
2 16 (72.73%) Coaching
2 16 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (72.73%) COBOL
2 16 (72.73%) DB2
2 16 (72.73%) IBM
2 16 (72.73%) JCL
2 16 (72.73%) Change Management
3 14 (63.64%) Mainframe
4 12 (54.55%) Banking
5 11 (50.00%) ISO 8583
6 10 (45.45%) Web Services
7 9 (40.91%) XML
7 9 (40.91%) Java
7 9 (40.91%) SQL
7 9 (40.91%) J2EE
7 9 (40.91%) Oracle
7 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
7 9 (40.91%) C#
7 9 (40.91%) C++
7 9 (40.91%) Windows
7 9 (40.91%) Linux
7 9 (40.91%) Windows XP
7 9 (40.91%) HP
7 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
7 9 (40.91%) NCR
7 9 (40.91%) PL/1
7 9 (40.91%) Tandem

BASE24
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing BASE24 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 BASE24. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (31.82%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
2 7 (31.82%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (72.73%) DB2
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (86.36%) Retail
2 12 (54.55%) Banking
3 6 (27.27%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.55%) French Language
4 1 (4.55%) Italian Language
4 1 (4.55%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (4.55%) Russian Language
4 1 (4.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Technical Specialist
2 9 (40.91%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) Web Services
2 9 (40.91%) XML
2 9 (40.91%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (63.64%) Mainframe
3 9 (40.91%) Tandem
3 9 (40.91%) Cryptography
4 7 (31.82%) Contract for Difference
4 7 (31.82%) AS400
5 5 (22.73%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (18.18%) EMV
7 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (9.09%) EFT
8 2 (9.09%) EFTPOS
8 2 (9.09%) Smartcard
8 2 (9.09%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
1 9 (40.91%) Windows XP
1 9 (40.91%) Windows 7
2 7 (31.82%) AIX
2 7 (31.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Change Management
1 16 (72.73%) Mentoring
1 16 (72.73%) Coaching
2 7 (31.82%) Release Management
3 3 (13.64%) EAI
3 3 (13.64%) SOA
3 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
3 3 (13.64%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
3 3 (13.64%) Logistics
3 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.09%) Mobile Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) COBOL
1 16 (72.73%) JCL
2 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
2 9 (40.91%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) C++
2 9 (40.91%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) PL/1
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (72.73%) QA
2 11 (50.00%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) IBM
2 9 (40.91%) HP
2 9 (40.91%) NCR
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle
3 4 (18.18%) VocaLink
4 2 (9.09%) VeriFone
4 2 (9.09%) Wincor Nixdorf