The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ACI BASE24
Rank 882 874 849
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -25
Permanent jobs citing BASE24 15 16 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.015% 0.031%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.17% 0.18% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 27
Average salary £41,500 £62,500 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.60% +17.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £60,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £70,000 £68,091
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £62,500 £52,250
% change year-on-year
-35.20% +19.61%

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
8822 8828 9140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.88% 8.06% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 7095 6773 7375
Average salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.95% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BASE24 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

BASE24 Salary Histogram in the UK

BASE24
Top 17 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 19 December 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 -3 15 £41,500 -33.60%
Yorkshire - 7 £40,188 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £40,188 -
East of England - 3 £57,500 -
Halifax - 3 £40,375 -
Leeds - 3 £39,000 -
Essex - 3 £57,500 -
London +14 2 £42,500 -32.00%
South East +10 2 - -
Redhill - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
Basildon - 2 £76,250 -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
City of London +31 1 £42,500 -29.16%
North East - 1 - -
Durham - 1 - -

BASE24
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 23 (63.89%) Finance
2 21 (58.33%) HP
3 19 (52.78%) SQL
4 18 (50.00%) Windows
4 18 (50.00%) ISO 8583
4 18 (50.00%) Mainframe
5 17 (47.22%) COBOL
5 17 (47.22%) ATM
6 16 (44.44%) Change Management
6 16 (44.44%) Tandem
6 16 (44.44%) Banking
7 15 (41.67%) Retail
7 15 (41.67%) Cryptography
7 15 (41.67%) Java
7 15 (41.67%) EMV
8 14 (38.89%) XML
8 14 (38.89%) QA
8 14 (38.89%) J2EE
8 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
8 14 (38.89%) PL/1
8 14 (38.89%) JCL
8 14 (38.89%) PowerShell
8 14 (38.89%) Linux
8 14 (38.89%) Windows XP
8 14 (38.89%) Windows 7
8 14 (38.89%) C#
8 14 (38.89%) C++
8 14 (38.89%) NCR
8 14 (38.89%) Oracle
8 14 (38.89%) VocaLink

BASE24
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (5.56%) SAS
1 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 17 (47.22%) ATM
2 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
1 14 (38.89%) DB2
2 6 (16.67%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (63.89%) Finance
2 16 (44.44%) Banking
3 15 (41.67%) Retail
4 2 (5.56%) Marketing
4 2 (5.56%) Back Office
5 1 (2.78%) Electronics
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.78%) Advertising
5 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.78%) French Language
5 1 (2.78%) Italian Language
5 1 (2.78%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (2.78%) Russian Language
5 1 (2.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Technical Specialist
2 8 (22.22%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 3 (8.33%) Architect
3 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.56%) Project Leader
4 2 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Operations Support Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Product Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Leader
5 1 (2.78%) Systems Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Test Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) J2EE
1 14 (38.89%) XML
2 6 (16.67%) Middleware
3 3 (8.33%) Web Services
4 2 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 16 (44.44%) Tandem
3 15 (41.67%) Cryptography
3 15 (41.67%) EMV
4 14 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 4 (11.11%) Replication
7 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
8 2 (5.56%) EPoS
8 2 (5.56%) Clustering
8 2 (5.56%) EFT
8 2 (5.56%) EFTPOS
8 2 (5.56%) Smartcard
9 1 (2.78%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Linux
2 14 (38.89%) Windows XP
2 14 (38.89%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Change Management
2 12 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 12 (33.33%) Coaching
3 7 (19.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 3 (8.33%) Logistics
6 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 3 (8.33%) EAI
6 3 (8.33%) SOA
7 2 (5.56%) UML
7 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.56%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.56%) Line Management
8 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) SQL
2 17 (47.22%) COBOL
3 15 (41.67%) Java
4 14 (38.89%) C#
4 14 (38.89%) C++
4 14 (38.89%) PL/1
4 14 (38.89%) JCL
4 14 (38.89%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (2.78%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (50.00%) ISO 8583
2 14 (38.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Tivoli
1 2 (5.56%) Control-M
2 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) HP
2 14 (38.89%) NCR
2 14 (38.89%) Oracle
2 14 (38.89%) VocaLink
2 14 (38.89%) IBM
3 2 (5.56%) VeriFone
3 2 (5.56%) Business Objects
3 2 (5.56%) Ab Initio
3 2 (5.56%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 1 (2.78%) SAP