The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DST Systems Automated Work Distributor (AWD)
Rank 938 921 931
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Permanent jobs citing AWD 13 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.019% 0.017%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.18% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 3
Average salary £87,500 £45,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+94.44% +30.43%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £27,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -20.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
7161 8171 8022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.06% 7.81% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5577 6567 6026
Average salary £52,500 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.86% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing AWD over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 within the UK.

AWD Salary Histogram in the UK

AWD
Top 11 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 5 February 2016. 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
England +2 13 £87,500 +94.44% 6
London +2 5 £87,500 +94.44% 2
East of England -1 3 - - 1
Brentwood -2 3 - -
Essex -7 3 - -
Dorset - 3 - -
Bournemouth - 3 - -
South West - 3 - -
South East -12 2 £55,000 - 1
City of London - 2 - - 1
Kent - 2 £55,000 - 1

AWD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (45.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) Workflow
2 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) CSS
3 7 (35.00%) HTML
4 6 (30.00%) QA
5 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) Web Development
6 4 (20.00%) TDD
6 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (20.00%) Python
6 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (20.00%) PHP
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) MySQL
6 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) JSON
6 4 (20.00%) Groovy
6 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (20.00%) Product Management
6 4 (20.00%) HTML5
6 4 (20.00%) Gradle
6 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (20.00%) CSS3
6 4 (20.00%) Microservices
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery

AWD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (15.00%) IIS
1 3 (15.00%) JBoss
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (10.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Bluemix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (20.00%) Gradle
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) Subversion
2 3 (15.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (10.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (10.00%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Java Web Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Information Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
5 2 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (10.00%) QA Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) CSS
1 7 (35.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) CSS3
2 4 (20.00%) HTML5
2 4 (20.00%) JSON
3 3 (15.00%) .NET
3 3 (15.00%) XML
4 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.00%) Spring
4 2 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.00%) AS400
5 1 (5.00%) iSeries
5 1 (5.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Workflow
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (20.00%) Microservices
3 4 (20.00%) Product Management
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) Web Development
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Logistics
4 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) System Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) Groovy
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) PHP
2 4 (20.00%) Python
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) MKS
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
1 3 (15.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
City, London
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
AWD online
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
AWD online
Salary: circa £30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
AWD online
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 + Benefits + Training
Posted: 12 days ago
Cwmbran, Wales
AWD online
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
AWD online
Salary: £17,000 - £22,000 + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago