The table below looks at the statistics for NATURAL skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NATURAL over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software AG NATURAL
Rank 435 436 436
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing NATURAL 14 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.064% 0.014% 0.004%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.028% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -30.43%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £40,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -30.43%
NATURAL
England

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

Programming Languages Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10016 10775 11391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 45.87% 49.75% 51.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8361 9444 10131
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

NATURAL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

NATURAL Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

NATURAL
Salary Trend in the South East

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

NATURAL Salary Trend in the South East

NATURAL
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NATURAL within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Berkshire +7 14 £36,500 -8.75%
NATURAL
England

NATURAL
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 17 (100.00%) Adabas
2 13 (76.47%) SQL Server 2000
2 13 (76.47%) SOA
2 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 13 (76.47%) XML
2 13 (76.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (70.59%) UNIX
3 12 (70.59%) Windows
3 12 (70.59%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (17.65%) zOS
5 3 (17.65%) JCL
5 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
5 3 (17.65%) IBM
6 2 (11.76%) COBOL
6 2 (11.76%) CICS
6 2 (11.76%) System Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Java
7 1 (5.88%) SQL
7 1 (5.88%) HPUX

NATURAL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 (11.76%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) Adabas
2 13 (76.47%) SQL Server 2000
2 13 (76.47%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Programmer
2 14 (82.35%) Analyst
2 14 (82.35%) Analyst Programmer
3 11 (64.71%) Natural/Adabas Developer
3 11 (64.71%) Natural/Adabas Programmer
3 11 (64.71%) Developer
3 11 (64.71%) Adabas Natural Developer
4 10 (58.82%) Adabas Natural Analyst Programmer
5 9 (52.94%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Mainframe Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
1 3 (17.65%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) UNIX
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) zOS
3 1 (5.88%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) SOA
2 2 (11.76%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) JCL
2 2 (11.76%) COBOL
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) IBM