The first table below looks at the demand for BASE24 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BASE24 over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ACI BASE24
Rank 887 857 883
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +26
Permanent jobs citing BASE24 20 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.011% 0.018%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.22% 0.14% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 17
Average salary £20,000 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £30,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +17.64%
Business Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
9054 8722 9816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.75% 8.02% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7111 6843 8188
Average salary £52,500 £50,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.96% -8.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

BASE24
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BASE24 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

BASE24 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BASE24
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BASE24 within the UK.

BASE24 Salary Trend in the UK

BASE24
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BASE24 within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(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 -36 20 £20,000 -33.33%
London -20 11 - -
Yorkshire -38 7 £20,000 -12.08%
East of England -2 2 - -
North Yorkshire -10 2 £20,000 -12.08%
Harrogate -13 2 £20,000 -12.08%
Dunstable - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Thurrock - 1 - -

BASE24
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing BASE24 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 BASE24.

1 22 (62.86%) Retail
2 20 (57.14%) Change Management
3 19 (54.29%) QA
4 18 (51.43%) Banking
5 14 (40.00%) Mainframe
5 14 (40.00%) COBOL
5 14 (40.00%) Oracle
5 14 (40.00%) DB2
5 14 (40.00%) IBM
5 14 (40.00%) HP
5 14 (40.00%) JCL
6 12 (34.29%) UNIX
6 12 (34.29%) Windows
6 12 (34.29%) ISO 8583
7 11 (31.43%) Linux
7 11 (31.43%) XML
7 11 (31.43%) SQL
7 11 (31.43%) Java
7 11 (31.43%) C++
8 10 (28.57%) Windows XP
8 10 (28.57%) NCR
8 10 (28.57%) C#
8 10 (28.57%) J2EE
8 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 10 (28.57%) Web Services
8 10 (28.57%) PowerShell
8 10 (28.57%) Windows 7
9 9 (25.71%) CA Endevor
9 9 (25.71%) Contract for Difference
9 9 (25.71%) Release Management

BASE24
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing BASE24 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 BASE24. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (25.71%) CICS
2 1 (2.86%) Tuxedo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) ATM
2 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.57%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) DB2
2 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.43%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Informix
General
1 22 (62.86%) Retail
2 18 (51.43%) Banking
3 8 (22.86%) Finance
4 4 (11.43%) Financial Institution
5 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Technical Specialist
2 6 (17.14%) Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 5 (14.29%) Test Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Test Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Operator
5 1 (2.86%) Tester
5 1 (2.86%) Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (2.86%) C Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) XML
2 10 (28.57%) J2EE
2 10 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 9 (25.71%) AS400
2 9 (25.71%) Contract for Difference
3 5 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (14.29%) Tandem
3 5 (14.29%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.71%) EPoS
4 2 (5.71%) EFT
4 2 (5.71%) EFTPOS
4 2 (5.71%) Smartcard
5 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) UNIX
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 11 (31.43%) Linux
3 10 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 10 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 9 (25.71%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Change Management
2 9 (25.71%) Release Management
3 5 (14.29%) Service Management
4 4 (11.43%) Business Continuity
4 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.71%) Mobile Commerce
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL
6 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.86%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.86%) Test Management
6 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.86%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) COBOL
1 14 (40.00%) JCL
2 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 11 (31.43%) Java
2 11 (31.43%) C++
3 10 (28.57%) C#
3 10 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 5 (14.29%) PL/1
5 1 (2.86%) C
5 1 (2.86%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (54.29%) QA
2 12 (34.29%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) CA Endevor
2 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Oracle
1 14 (40.00%) IBM
1 14 (40.00%) HP
2 10 (28.57%) NCR
3 2 (5.71%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 2 (5.71%) VeriFone
4 1 (2.86%) Perforce
4 1 (2.86%) Cognizant