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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ACI BASE24
Rank 894 858 883
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +25
Permanent jobs citing BASE24 21 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.010% 0.018%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.23% 0.13% 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 £27,750
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +8.10%
Business Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
9132 8642 9823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.76% 7.94% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7164 6791 8188
Average salary £52,500 £51,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -7.27%
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 24 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
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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 -15 21 £20,000 -33.33% 1
London -22 12 - -
Yorkshire -22 7 £20,000 -12.08%
North Yorkshire -10 2 £20,000 -12.08%
East of England -10 2 - -
Harrogate -19 2 £20,000 -12.08%
Dunstable - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Thurrock - 1 - -

BASE24
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 (59.46%) Retail
2 21 (56.76%) Change Management
3 20 (54.05%) QA
4 18 (48.65%) Banking
5 14 (37.84%) JCL
5 14 (37.84%) Mainframe
5 14 (37.84%) COBOL
5 14 (37.84%) Oracle
5 14 (37.84%) DB2
5 14 (37.84%) IBM
5 14 (37.84%) HP
6 13 (35.14%) Windows
6 13 (35.14%) ISO 8583
7 12 (32.43%) UNIX
7 12 (32.43%) Java
7 12 (32.43%) SQL
8 11 (29.73%) C++
8 11 (29.73%) XML
8 11 (29.73%) Linux
8 11 (29.73%) NCR
9 10 (27.03%) Web Services
9 10 (27.03%) Windows XP
9 10 (27.03%) ATM
9 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
9 10 (27.03%) J2EE
9 10 (27.03%) C#
9 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
9 10 (27.03%) Windows 7
10 9 (24.32%) Release Management
10 9 (24.32%) CA Endevor

BASE24
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (24.32%) CICS
2 1 (2.70%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) ATM
2 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.11%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) DB2
2 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.81%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (2.70%) Informix
4 1 (2.70%) MS Access
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
General
1 22 (59.46%) Retail
2 18 (48.65%) Banking
3 9 (24.32%) Finance
4 4 (10.81%) Financial Institution
5 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.70%) Back Office
6 1 (2.70%) Dutch Language
6 1 (2.70%) French Language
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Technical Specialist
2 6 (16.22%) Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Test Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Technical Specialist
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Computer Operator
6 1 (2.70%) Tester
6 1 (2.70%) Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Trainee
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Test Manager
6 1 (2.70%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) XML
2 10 (27.03%) Web Services
2 10 (27.03%) J2EE
3 1 (2.70%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Mainframe
2 9 (24.32%) Contract for Difference
2 9 (24.32%) AS400
3 5 (13.51%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (13.51%) Tandem
3 5 (13.51%) Cryptography
4 3 (8.11%) EFT
4 3 (8.11%) EFTPOS
5 2 (5.41%) EPoS
5 2 (5.41%) Smartcard
6 1 (2.70%) Replication
6 1 (2.70%) APACS
6 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) UNIX
3 11 (29.73%) Linux
4 10 (27.03%) Windows XP
4 10 (27.03%) Windows 7
5 9 (24.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Change Management
2 9 (24.32%) Release Management
3 5 (13.51%) Project Management
3 5 (13.51%) Service Management
4 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity
4 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.41%) Mobile Commerce
5 2 (5.41%) Migration
5 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.70%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.70%) CRM
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.70%) Test Management
6 1 (2.70%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.70%) WFM
6 1 (2.70%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) JCL
1 14 (37.84%) COBOL
2 12 (32.43%) Java
2 12 (32.43%) SQL
3 11 (29.73%) C++
4 10 (27.03%) C#
4 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
5 5 (13.51%) PL/1
6 1 (2.70%) C
6 1 (2.70%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) PMP
1 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.70%) HNC
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (54.05%) QA
2 13 (35.14%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) CA Endevor
2 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Oracle
1 14 (37.84%) IBM
1 14 (37.84%) HP
2 11 (29.73%) NCR
3 2 (5.41%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 2 (5.41%) VeriFone
4 1 (2.70%) Perforce
4 1 (2.70%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Avaya
4 1 (2.70%) Genesys
4 1 (2.70%) Verint