The table below looks at the statistics for Brainbench in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Brainbench over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brainbench
Rank 599 - 623
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Brainbench 9 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.020% - 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.078% - 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Average salary - - £92,500
UK excluding London average salary - £52,500 -
Brainbench
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11542 11473 12351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.58% 24.92% 25.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9425 9366 10348
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Brainbench
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Brainbench Jobs Demand Trend in London

Brainbench
Salary Trend in London

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

Brainbench Salary Trend in London

Brainbench
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Brainbench 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 Brainbench.

1 17 (100.00%) Degree
1 17 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 16 (94.12%) Mentoring
3 13 (76.47%) C#
3 13 (76.47%) MS Excel
3 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
4 10 (58.82%) XML
5 9 (52.94%) XSL
5 9 (52.94%) SOAP
5 9 (52.94%) Web Services
5 9 (52.94%) UML
5 9 (52.94%) OOP
5 9 (52.94%) RUP
5 9 (52.94%) Oracle
5 9 (52.94%) XML Schema
5 9 (52.94%) Risk Management
5 9 (52.94%) Asset Management
5 9 (52.94%) Subversion
5 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
5 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
5 9 (52.94%) Hedge funds
5 9 (52.94%) XPath
5 9 (52.94%) Unit Testing
5 9 (52.94%) Multithreading
5 9 (52.94%) Electronic Trading
6 8 (47.06%) Scrum
6 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
7 7 (41.18%) OO
7 7 (41.18%) C++
7 7 (41.18%) QuickTest Pro

Brainbench
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Brainbench 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 Brainbench. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (76.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (23.53%) DB2
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle9i Database
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Subversion
2 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
3 7 (41.18%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (41.18%) LoadRunner
3 7 (41.18%) Selenium
3 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
1 10 (58.82%) Consultant
2 9 (52.94%) Technology Consultant
3 7 (41.18%) Technical Tester
3 7 (41.18%) Tester
4 6 (35.29%) .NET Developer
5 5 (29.41%) C# Developer
5 5 (29.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) XML
2 9 (52.94%) XSL
2 9 (52.94%) SOAP
2 9 (52.94%) Web Services
2 9 (52.94%) XML Schema
3 6 (35.29%) .NET
4 5 (29.41%) .NET Remoting
4 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 5 (29.41%) WCF
5 4 (23.53%) CORBA
5 4 (23.53%) J2SE
5 4 (23.53%) Java RMI
5 4 (23.53%) J2EE
5 4 (23.53%) EJB
5 4 (23.53%) JDBC
5 4 (23.53%) JSP
5 4 (23.53%) Servlets
5 4 (23.53%) JavaBeans
6 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (52.94%) Hedge funds
3 5 (29.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (29.41%) Derivative
4 4 (23.53%) N-Tier
5 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Mentoring
2 9 (52.94%) Unit Testing
2 9 (52.94%) UML
2 9 (52.94%) OOP
2 9 (52.94%) RUP
2 9 (52.94%) Risk Management
2 9 (52.94%) Asset Management
2 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 9 (52.94%) Multithreading
2 9 (52.94%) Electronic Trading
3 8 (47.06%) Scrum
4 7 (41.18%) Regression Testing
4 7 (41.18%) OO
4 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
4 7 (41.18%) Test Strategy
4 7 (41.18%) Test Planning
4 7 (41.18%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Automated Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) XPath
3 7 (41.18%) C++
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
5 4 (23.53%) Java
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
2 7 (41.18%) ISEB
3 4 (23.53%) Sun Certification
4 1 (5.88%) MCP
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle
3 7 (41.18%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) Sybase
4 4 (23.53%) Sun