The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the London region.

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

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercator
Rank 616 487 621
Rank change year-on-year
-129 +134
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 13 110 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.25% 0.044%
As % of the Vendors category 0.059% 0.53% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 13 106 19
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 £50,000 £37,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+38.29% -6.00%
Vendors Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22215 20602 24081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.68% 46.60% 46.42%
Number of salaries quoted 18462 17089 20814
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 £77,500 £80,000 £77,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Mercator
England

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 22 July 2014.

Mercator Salary Histogram in London

Mercator
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mercator within the London region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Hounslow -16 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Mercator
England

Mercator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 15 (44.12%) Java
2 14 (41.18%) Degree
3 11 (32.35%) Subversion
4 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
5 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
5 9 (26.47%) UNIX
6 8 (23.53%) SQL
6 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
7 7 (20.59%) Linux
7 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (17.65%) TDD
8 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
8 6 (17.65%) LAN
8 6 (17.65%) WAN
8 6 (17.65%) .NET
8 6 (17.65%) Maven
8 6 (17.65%) Open Source
9 5 (14.71%) BDD
9 5 (14.71%) QA
9 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
9 5 (14.71%) Windows
9 5 (14.71%) Python
9 5 (14.71%) HTTP
9 5 (14.71%) Finance
10 4 (11.76%) VMware
10 4 (11.76%) Firewall
10 4 (11.76%) SAN
10 4 (11.76%) VPN
10 4 (11.76%) HTML

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (8.82%) Jetty
1 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Temenos T24
2 1 (2.94%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
1 1 (2.94%) PaaS
1 1 (2.94%) Heroku
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) LAN
1 6 (17.65%) WAN
2 5 (14.71%) HTTP
3 4 (11.76%) Firewall
3 4 (11.76%) SAN
3 4 (11.76%) VPN
4 3 (8.82%) NAS
4 3 (8.82%) DNS
4 3 (8.82%) DHCP
5 2 (5.88%) VoIP
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.94%) FirePass
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (2.94%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.94%) NetScreen
6 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Triplestore
2 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.82%) MarkLogic
3 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) OLTP
4 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.94%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Subversion
2 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
3 6 (17.65%) Maven
4 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 3 (8.82%) AnthillPro
5 3 (8.82%) Ant
6 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.94%) Hudson
7 1 (2.94%) Selenium
7 1 (2.94%) Xcode
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.76%) DBA
5 3 (8.82%) Semantic Web Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Configuration Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Build Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Java Web Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Product Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Java Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) IT Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.88%) IT Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Python Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) .NET
2 4 (11.76%) HTML
2 4 (11.76%) CSS
3 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
3 3 (8.82%) REST
3 3 (8.82%) Servlets
3 3 (8.82%) Web Services
4 2 (5.88%) MDX
5 1 (2.94%) CSS3
5 1 (2.94%) Sass
5 1 (2.94%) LESS
5 1 (2.94%) HTML5
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.94%) JSON
5 1 (2.94%) Ajax
5 1 (2.94%) XML
5 1 (2.94%) J2EE
5 1 (2.94%) Middleware
5 1 (2.94%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 6 (17.65%) Open Source
3 3 (8.82%) Semantic Web
3 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.88%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.94%) FMCG
5 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.94%) Chemistry
5 1 (2.94%) LIMS
5 1 (2.94%) AS400
5 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) UNIX
2 7 (20.59%) Linux
3 5 (14.71%) Windows
4 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.82%) Ubuntu
4 3 (8.82%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
2 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.65%) TDD
3 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 5 (14.71%) BDD
5 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
5 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.82%) Analytics
6 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (8.82%) DevOps
6 3 (8.82%) Customer Insight
6 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
6 3 (8.82%) Release Management
6 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.82%) Web Development
6 3 (8.82%) CRM
6 3 (8.82%) ITIL
6 3 (8.82%) OO
6 3 (8.82%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) SQL
3 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.71%) Python
4 3 (8.82%) BeanShell
4 3 (8.82%) SPARQL
4 3 (8.82%) Scala
4 3 (8.82%) Ruby
4 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.94%) Perl
6 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (8.82%) ISEB
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.88%) MCITP
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.94%) VTSP
4 1 (2.94%) CCSE
4 1 (2.94%) HNC
4 1 (2.94%) HND
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.94%) CCSP
4 1 (2.94%) CCNP
4 1 (2.94%) CCDP
4 1 (2.94%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) XenServer
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (8.82%) Puppet
1 3 (8.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) VMware
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) F5
3 3 (8.82%) SAP
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco
3 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.88%) OpenLink
4 2 (5.88%) IBM
4 2 (5.88%) Juniper
4 2 (5.88%) Sun
4 2 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) RedPrairie
5 1 (2.94%) NetSuite
5 1 (2.94%) Google
5 1 (2.94%) Sybase
5 1 (2.94%) EMC
5 1 (2.94%) Intel
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) SunGard