The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Mercator products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mercator over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Mercator Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercator
Rank 624 549 613
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +64
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 2 79 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.18% 0.064%
As % of the Vendors category 0.009% 0.39% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 69 18
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £31,900 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £75,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £63,750 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+28.78% -1.00%
Mercator
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21258 20518 23599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.43% 46.10% 46.86%
Number of salaries quoted 17487 17164 20141
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Mercator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Mercator Jobs Demand Trend in London

Mercator
Salary Trend in London

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

Mercator Salary Trend in London

Mercator
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mercator across the London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Mercator Salary Histogram in London

Mercator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Mercator 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 Mercator.

1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Java
3 10 (52.63%) Degree
4 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
4 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
5 7 (36.84%) Subversion
5 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
5 7 (36.84%) UNIX
6 6 (31.58%) .NET
6 6 (31.58%) Maven
7 5 (26.32%) Open Source
8 4 (21.05%) BDD
8 4 (21.05%) TDD
8 4 (21.05%) Windows
8 4 (21.05%) Linux
8 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
9 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
9 3 (15.79%) Nagios
9 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
9 3 (15.79%) RDF
9 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
9 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
9 3 (15.79%) Workflow
9 3 (15.79%) SQL
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.79%) Ant
9 3 (15.79%) OO
9 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
9 3 (15.79%) Servlets
9 3 (15.79%) Web Services

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Mercator 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 Mercator. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
1 3 (15.79%) Jetty
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
1 1 (5.26%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) HTTP
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) VoIP
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) NAS
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.79%) MarkLogic
1 3 (15.79%) Triplestore
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Subversion
1 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 6 (31.58%) Maven
3 3 (15.79%) AnthillPro
3 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.79%) Ant
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Developer
1 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Java Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Java Web Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Configuration Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Build Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Semantic Web Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) Servlets
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) REST
2 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.53%) MDX
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) CSS3
4 1 (5.26%) Sass
4 1 (5.26%) LESS
4 1 (5.26%) LAMP
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
2 5 (26.32%) Open Source
3 3 (15.79%) Semantic Web
3 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Replication
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) UNIX
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Ubuntu
3 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
3 4 (21.05%) TDD
3 4 (21.05%) BDD
4 3 (15.79%) DevOps
4 3 (15.79%) Release Management
4 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.79%) OO
4 3 (15.79%) CRM
4 3 (15.79%) RDF
4 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.79%) Workflow
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) ETL
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Campaign Management
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.53%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
3 3 (15.79%) SPARQL
3 3 (15.79%) BeanShell
4 2 (10.53%) Scala
4 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) VTSP
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.26%) HNC
2 1 (5.26%) HND
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) XenServer
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Nagios
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
1 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.53%) Birst
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Sun
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) EMC
3 1 (5.26%) Intel
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) Juniper
3 1 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) NetSuite
3 1 (5.26%) F5
3 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.26%) Remedy