The first table below looks at the demand for AWD skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited AWD over the 3 months to 18 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 Business Applications category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DST Systems Automated Work Distributor (AWD)
Rank 907 878 905
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +27
Permanent jobs citing AWD 10 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.005% 0.014%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.10% 0.053% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 17
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £21,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £51,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £30,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -33.33%
Business Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
9547 9502 10773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.87% 8.56% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7280 7440 8967
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

AWD
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing AWD within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

AWD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AWD
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWD within the UK.

AWD Salary Trend in the UK

AWD
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWD within the UK over the 3 months to 18 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -42 9 £31,500 -3.07%
East of England -8 7 £31,500 +0.80%
Essex -22 7 £31,500 +0.80%
Brentwood -6 4 £32,000 +6.66%
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
South East - 2 - -
Basildon - 2 £31,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -

AWD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing AWD 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 AWD.

1 23 (82.14%) SQL
2 16 (57.14%) Oracle
3 15 (53.57%) Linux
4 14 (50.00%) C++
5 11 (39.29%) IBM
6 10 (35.71%) Tivoli
6 10 (35.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 9 (32.14%) Finance
8 8 (28.57%) Kofax
8 8 (28.57%) Java
8 8 (28.57%) VB
9 7 (25.00%) DB2
9 7 (25.00%) UNIX
9 7 (25.00%) Web Services
9 7 (25.00%) XML
9 7 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (25.00%) ReadSoft
9 7 (25.00%) FileNet
9 7 (25.00%) AIX
9 7 (25.00%) EMC
9 7 (25.00%) EMC Centera
10 6 (21.43%) Spring
10 6 (21.43%) Maven
10 6 (21.43%) Ajax
10 6 (21.43%) Google
10 6 (21.43%) Java EE
10 6 (21.43%) Apache Axis
10 6 (21.43%) jMock
10 6 (21.43%) jQuery
10 6 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo

AWD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing AWD 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 AWD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.00%) FileNet
2 6 (21.43%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) Alfresco
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) DB2
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (21.43%) Maven
2 6 (21.43%) jMock
2 6 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (21.43%) Artifactory
2 6 (21.43%) Eclipse
2 6 (21.43%) JUnit
3 3 (10.71%) TestDirector
3 3 (10.71%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (7.14%) Subversion
4 2 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Administrator
3 6 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Data Centre Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Business Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Release Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Deployment Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Graduate
7 1 (3.57%) Content Manager
7 1 (3.57%) IT Graduate
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Web Services
1 7 (25.00%) XML
2 6 (21.43%) Spring
2 6 (21.43%) Ajax
2 6 (21.43%) Java EE
2 6 (21.43%) Apache Axis
2 6 (21.43%) jQuery
2 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
2 6 (21.43%) Protocol Buffers
2 6 (21.43%) JAXB
2 6 (21.43%) WSDL
2 6 (21.43%) Middleware
2 6 (21.43%) XSLT
2 6 (21.43%) CSS
2 6 (21.43%) JSP
2 6 (21.43%) Struts
2 6 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (10.71%) .NET
4 1 (3.57%) J2EE
4 1 (3.57%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) EMC Centera
2 6 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 6 (21.43%) AS400
3 3 (10.71%) iSeries
4 2 (7.14%) Data Conversion
4 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) Biometrics
5 1 (3.57%) Open Source
5 1 (3.57%) Social Network
5 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) UNIX
2 7 (25.00%) AIX
3 6 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (21.43%) Kanban
1 6 (21.43%) Mobile Application Development
1 6 (21.43%) Workflow
2 3 (10.71%) Time Management
3 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 2 (7.14%) Logistics
3 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (7.14%) System Testing
3 2 (7.14%) BCP
3 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Process Management
4 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.57%) SOA
4 1 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (3.57%) Information Security
4 1 (3.57%) Document Management
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) SQL
2 14 (50.00%) C++
3 8 (28.57%) Java
3 8 (28.57%) VB
4 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Tivoli
1 10 (35.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (10.71%) HP SIM
3 2 (7.14%) Nagios
3 2 (7.14%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Oracle
2 11 (39.29%) IBM
3 8 (28.57%) Kofax
4 7 (25.00%) ReadSoft
4 7 (25.00%) EMC
5 6 (21.43%) Google
5 6 (21.43%) Trapeze
6 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.71%) HP
7 3 (10.71%) SolarWinds
8 2 (7.14%) JBoss
8 2 (7.14%) MKS
9 1 (3.57%) Pega