The table below looks at the statistics for Brainbench in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Brainbench over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Brainbench
Rank 874 870 870
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing Brainbench 5 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.017% 0.007% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Average salary - £52,500 £95,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -44.73%
UK excluding London average salary - £52,500 -

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29229 28213 31171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.74% 27.19% 28.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23406 22147 26126
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Brainbench
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Brainbench Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Brainbench
Salary Trend

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

Brainbench Salary Trend in the UK

Brainbench
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Brainbench within the UK over the 3 months to 27 January 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 +4 5 - -
London - 5 - -

Brainbench
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Brainbench 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 Brainbench.

1 12 (100.00%) Degree
1 12 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 12 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 9 (75.00%) Hedge funds
2 9 (75.00%) XPath
2 9 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 9 (75.00%) Subversion
2 9 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 9 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 9 (75.00%) Electronic Trading
2 9 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 9 (75.00%) SOAP
2 9 (75.00%) Web Services
2 9 (75.00%) XML
2 9 (75.00%) XSL
2 9 (75.00%) UML
2 9 (75.00%) OOP
2 9 (75.00%) RUP
2 9 (75.00%) XML Schema
3 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
4 5 (41.67%) .NET
4 5 (41.67%) Derivative

Brainbench
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Brainbench 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 Brainbench. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) DB2
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Subversion
2 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (25.00%) Selenium
3 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
1 9 (75.00%) Consultant
1 9 (75.00%) Technology Consultant
2 5 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
2 5 (41.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Technical Tester
4 3 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) SOAP
1 9 (75.00%) Web Services
1 9 (75.00%) XML
1 9 (75.00%) XSL
1 9 (75.00%) XML Schema
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Remoting
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 5 (41.67%) WCF
2 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) J2EE
3 4 (33.33%) EJB
3 4 (33.33%) JDBC
3 4 (33.33%) JSP
3 4 (33.33%) Servlets
3 4 (33.33%) CORBA
3 4 (33.33%) J2SE
3 4 (33.33%) Java RMI
3 4 (33.33%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (75.00%) Hedge funds
3 5 (41.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (41.67%) Derivative
4 4 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 9 (75.00%) UML
2 9 (75.00%) OOP
2 9 (75.00%) RUP
2 9 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 9 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 9 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 9 (75.00%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Test Management
3 3 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) XPath
2 8 (66.67%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) Sun Certification
3 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Sun
3 4 (33.33%) Sybase
4 3 (25.00%) HP