The table below looks at the statistics for TargetLink 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 TargetLink over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
dSPACE TargetLink
Rank 437 431 453
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +22
Permanent jobs citing TargetLink 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.023% 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Applications category 0.13% 0.028% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
TargetLink
England

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

Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
3757 3580 3645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.30% 16.24% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3021 2907 3119
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

TargetLink
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

TargetLink Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

TargetLink
Salary Trend in the South East

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

TargetLink Salary Trend in the South East

TargetLink
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 TargetLink within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
Surrey -3 1 £57,500 +43.75%
TargetLink
England

TargetLink
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing TargetLink 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 TargetLink.

1 6 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) Automotive
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Mathematics
2 5 (83.33%) Physics
2 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) Electronics
2 5 (83.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (16.67%) MathWorks
3 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (16.67%) Simulink
3 1 (16.67%) IEC 61508

TargetLink
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing TargetLink 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 TargetLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Simulink
General
1 6 (100.00%) Automotive
2 5 (83.33%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Software Architect
1 5 (83.33%) Systems Architect
1 5 (83.33%) Principal Architect
1 5 (83.33%) Principal Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Mathematics
1 5 (83.33%) Physics
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (16.67%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) MathWorks