The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software AG NATURAL
Rank - - 215
Permanent jobs citing NATURAL 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.053%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +22.13%
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3458 2957 3080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.73% 56.94% 53.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2960 2633 2816
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 20 August 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