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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercator
Rank - 579 604
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 0 50 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London - 0.11% 0.065%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.24% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 42 14
Average salary - £51,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +47.14%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -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
21115 20821 22949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.53% 45.99% 46.86%
Number of salaries quoted 17429 17471 19415
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 10 (76.92%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 7 (53.85%) Degree
3 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
4 5 (38.46%) Subversion
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) UNIX
4 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
4 5 (38.46%) Maven
5 4 (30.77%) Open Source
6 3 (23.08%) TDD
6 3 (23.08%) QA
6 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Servlets
6 3 (23.08%) Web Services
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) HTTP
6 3 (23.08%) OO
6 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
6 3 (23.08%) RDF
6 3 (23.08%) SPARQL
6 3 (23.08%) Semantic Web
6 3 (23.08%) Jetty
6 3 (23.08%) BDD
6 3 (23.08%) REST
6 3 (23.08%) MarkLogic
6 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
6 3 (23.08%) Triplestore
6 3 (23.08%) DevOps

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (23.08%) Tomcat
1 3 (23.08%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
1 1 (7.69%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) NAS
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MarkLogic
1 3 (23.08%) Triplestore
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Subversion
1 5 (38.46%) Maven
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) AnthillPro
2 2 (15.38%) Ant
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Java Web Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Semantic Web Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Build Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (7.69%) SaaS Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) SaaS Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) Servlets
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) REST
2 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) MDX
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
2 4 (30.77%) Open Source
3 3 (23.08%) Semantic Web
4 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) RDF
3 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Release Management
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) ETL
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) SPARQL
3 2 (15.38%) Scala
3 2 (15.38%) BeanShell
3 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Nagios
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) NetSuite
2 1 (7.69%) F5
2 1 (7.69%) Birst
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft