The first table below looks at the demand for NATURAL skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NATURAL over the 3 months to 17 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 of the Programming Languages category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software AG NATURAL
Rank 222 223 212
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Permanent jobs citing NATURAL 2 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.034% 0.019% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.061% 0.031% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 -
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -
Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3260 3178 3288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.16% 59.20% 58.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2847 2844 2902
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,963 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
NATURAL
England

NATURAL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

NATURAL Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

NATURAL
Salary Trend in the South West

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

NATURAL Salary Trend in the South West

NATURAL
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NATURAL within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 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
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Job
Vacancies
Dorset -4 2 £55,000 +4.76%
NATURAL
England

NATURAL
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) Adabas
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) SWIFT
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro

NATURAL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe Developer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Natural/Adabas Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) SWIFT
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP