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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercator
Rank 639 571 612
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +41
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 23 40 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.046% 0.088% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.099% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16 31 46
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% +20.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £65,000 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-23.63% +10.00%
Vendors Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23227 21475 26417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.80% 47.25% 47.10%
Number of salaries quoted 19113 17719 22622
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,475 £77,500 £75,000
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hounslow - 3 £35,000 -
City of London -26 2 £46,250 -2.63% 1
Ealing -6 1 £58,000 -3.33%
Mercator
England

Mercator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
1 11 (28.21%) Degree
2 10 (25.64%) Java
2 10 (25.64%) SQL
2 10 (25.64%) Finance
3 7 (17.95%) ISEB
3 7 (17.95%) MS Office
3 7 (17.95%) XML
3 7 (17.95%) Linux
3 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
3 7 (17.95%) LAN
3 7 (17.95%) WAN
3 7 (17.95%) Subversion
3 7 (17.95%) Waterfall
4 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 6 (15.38%) Banking
4 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 6 (15.38%) Temenos T24
4 6 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 6 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (15.38%) ISTQB
4 6 (15.38%) Cisco
4 6 (15.38%) OpenLink
4 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
5 5 (12.82%) Project Management
5 5 (12.82%) Regression Testing

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (2.56%) CMS
1 1 (2.56%) Apache
1 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Office
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Temenos T24
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) LAN
1 7 (17.95%) WAN
2 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.26%) Firewall
4 3 (7.69%) SAN
4 3 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (7.69%) HTTP
4 3 (7.69%) VPN
4 3 (7.69%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.13%) NAS
5 2 (5.13%) DNS
5 2 (5.13%) VoIP
5 2 (5.13%) DHCP
6 1 (2.56%) NetScreen
6 1 (2.56%) SSL
6 1 (2.56%) FirePass
6 1 (2.56%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.69%) SQLPlus
3 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.69%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.56%) OLTP
4 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) MarkLogic
4 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Subversion
2 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.13%) Maven
5 1 (2.56%) Xcode
5 1 (2.56%) Ant
5 1 (2.56%) Selenium
5 1 (2.56%) AnthillPro
5 1 (2.56%) Hudson
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Architect
2 7 (17.95%) Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Test Manager
4 5 (12.82%) DBA
5 4 (10.26%) Test Leader
5 4 (10.26%) Product Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Citrix Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Operations Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Citrix Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) IT Operations Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Python Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) XML
2 5 (12.82%) HTML
3 4 (10.26%) CSS
4 3 (7.69%) Middleware
4 3 (7.69%) LAMP
4 3 (7.69%) Spring
5 2 (5.13%) XSLT
5 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.56%) XML Schema
6 1 (2.56%) .NET
6 1 (2.56%) J2EE
6 1 (2.56%) Web Services
6 1 (2.56%) Ajax
6 1 (2.56%) jQuery
6 1 (2.56%) JSON
6 1 (2.56%) MDX
6 1 (2.56%) RESTful
6 1 (2.56%) Sass
6 1 (2.56%) LESS
6 1 (2.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) SWIFT
2 3 (7.69%) AS400
2 3 (7.69%) FMCG
2 3 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (2.56%) LIMS
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Chemistry
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.56%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) UNIX
3 3 (7.69%) Mac OS X
3 3 (7.69%) Windows
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Solaris
5 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.56%) CentOS
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Waterfall
2 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
2 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.38%) Automated Testing
2 6 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
3 5 (12.82%) Project Management
3 5 (12.82%) Regression Testing
3 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
3 5 (12.82%) TDD
4 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (10.26%) Data Protection
4 4 (10.26%) TOGAF
4 4 (10.26%) UML
4 4 (10.26%) ITIL
4 4 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) Java
1 10 (25.64%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) Ruby
2 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
2 4 (10.26%) Python
3 3 (7.69%) XQuery
3 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.69%) Scala
4 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.13%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.56%) Perl
5 1 (2.56%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.56%) SPARQL
5 1 (2.56%) Groovy
5 1 (2.56%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Degree
2 7 (17.95%) ISEB
3 6 (15.38%) ISTQB
4 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.13%) CCEE
6 2 (5.13%) MCITP
6 2 (5.13%) CCNA
6 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.13%) CCA
6 2 (5.13%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.56%) CCSA
7 1 (2.56%) CCDP
7 1 (2.56%) CCSP
7 1 (2.56%) CCNP
7 1 (2.56%) HNC
7 1 (2.56%) HND
7 1 (2.56%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) XenApp
1 3 (7.69%) XenDesktop
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
1 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Cisco
2 6 (15.38%) OpenLink
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle
4 4 (10.26%) SAP
4 4 (10.26%) IBM
4 4 (10.26%) Sun
4 4 (10.26%) HP
4 4 (10.26%) Citrix
5 3 (7.69%) Manugistics
5 3 (7.69%) VMware
5 3 (7.69%) F5
5 3 (7.69%) RedPrairie
6 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.13%) Juniper
7 1 (2.56%) Nokia
7 1 (2.56%) Remedy
7 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.56%) SunGard
7 1 (2.56%) EMC