The table below looks at the statistics for NATURAL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NATURAL over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software AG NATURAL
Rank 134 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing NATURAL 9 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.36% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.12% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £36,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +40.35%
NATURAL
Berkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
806 851 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 32.10% 36.95% 50.62%
Number of salaries quoted 651 753 883
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

NATURAL
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NATURAL across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

NATURAL Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

NATURAL
Salary Trend in Reading

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

NATURAL Salary Trend in Reading

NATURAL
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing NATURAL 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 NATURAL.

1 12 (100.00%) Adabas
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 8 (66.67%) SOA
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) XML
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (58.33%) UNIX
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) HP
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (25.00%) zOS
5 3 (25.00%) JCL
5 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
5 3 (25.00%) IBM
6 2 (16.67%) COBOL
6 2 (16.67%) CICS
6 2 (16.67%) System Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Java
7 1 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (8.33%) HPUX

NATURAL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) Adabas
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Programmer
2 9 (75.00%) Analyst
2 9 (75.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 6 (50.00%) Natural/Adabas Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Natural/Adabas Programmer
3 6 (50.00%) Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Adabas Natural Developer
4 5 (41.67%) Adabas Natural Analyst Programmer
5 4 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Mainframe Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) UNIX
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) zOS
3 1 (8.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (16.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) JCL
2 2 (16.67%) COBOL
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) IBM