The table below looks at the statistics for Toad skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Toad over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software Toad
Rank 251 231 238
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Permanent jobs citing Toad 4 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.055% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.32% 1.02% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 18
Average salary £32,500 £62,500 £33,829
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.00% +84.75%
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +6.66%
Toad
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1267 983 1357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.43% 14.66% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1132 861 1213
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Toad
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Toad across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Toad Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Toad
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Toad Salary Trend in the North West

Toad
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Toad within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 December 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
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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
Cheshire -1 2 £32,500 +8.33%
Manchester -20 2 £42,500 -32.00%
Toad
England

Toad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Toad 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 Toad.

1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) AIX
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (37.50%) Maven
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
4 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (25.00%) Data Guard
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN

Toad
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Toad 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 Toad. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Maven
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) ERwin
3 1 (12.50%) ProC
3 1 (12.50%) Log4j
3 1 (12.50%) Ant
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Developer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XSD
3 1 (12.50%) JMS
3 1 (12.50%) JAX-RPC
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) EJB
3 1 (12.50%) Servlets
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) AIX
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Cash Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Database Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Actimize
2 1 (12.50%) Northgate