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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DST Systems Automated Work Distributor (AWD)
Rank 874 904 886
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -18
Permanent jobs citing AWD 21 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.010% 0.009%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.28% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 5
Average salary - £31,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary - £31,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -30.00%

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
7382 8561 8632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.87% 7.36% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5767 6720 6746
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +5.26%

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 9 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 27 August 2015. 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
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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 +21 21 - -
East of England +23 12 - -
Essex 0 12 - -
Brentwood 0 12 - -
London - 7 - -
City of London - 6 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -

AWD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 (63.89%) Finance
2 20 (55.56%) Windows
3 18 (50.00%) Linux
3 18 (50.00%) JBoss
3 18 (50.00%) Oracle
3 18 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 18 (50.00%) IIS
3 18 (50.00%) .NET
3 18 (50.00%) SQL
3 18 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 18 (50.00%) MKS
3 18 (50.00%) Middleware
3 18 (50.00%) Subversion
3 18 (50.00%) Logistics
3 18 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (50.00%) System Testing
3 18 (50.00%) Software Delivery
4 9 (25.00%) MS Office
5 8 (22.22%) QA
6 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.89%) Process Management
7 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
7 5 (13.89%) Workflow
7 5 (13.89%) Six Sigma
7 5 (13.89%) Banking
7 5 (13.89%) Retail
7 5 (13.89%) Chordiant
7 5 (13.89%) Lean Six Sigma
7 5 (13.89%) Pega
8 4 (11.11%) Web Development

AWD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 18 (50.00%) IIS
1 18 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 18 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (8.33%) HP UFT
3 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.56%) Gradle
3 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.78%) Selenium
4 1 (2.78%) TestDirector
General
1 23 (63.89%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
2 5 (13.89%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Developer
2 5 (13.89%) Architect
2 5 (13.89%) Lead Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Junior
4 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Junior Developer
4 3 (8.33%) QA Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Tester
6 1 (2.78%) Junior Business Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Junior Java Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Junior J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Junior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (50.00%) Middleware
1 18 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) HTML
2 3 (8.33%) CSS
3 2 (5.56%) JSON
3 2 (5.56%) HTML5
3 2 (5.56%) CSS3
4 1 (2.78%) J2EE
4 1 (2.78%) JSP
4 1 (2.78%) Struts
4 1 (2.78%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) XSD
4 1 (2.78%) XSL
4 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Logistics
1 18 (50.00%) System Testing
1 18 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 18 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 5 (13.89%) Lean Six Sigma
2 5 (13.89%) Six Sigma
2 5 (13.89%) Process Management
2 5 (13.89%) Workflow
3 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.11%) Web Development
4 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.56%) TDD
5 2 (5.56%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.56%) V-Model
5 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.56%) Product Management
5 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
5 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.56%) PHP
4 2 (5.56%) Python
4 2 (5.56%) Groovy
4 2 (5.56%) VBScript
4 2 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (2.78%) VBA
5 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) ISEB
2 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Oracle
1 18 (50.00%) MKS
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.89%) Chordiant
3 5 (13.89%) Pega
4 2 (5.56%) HP