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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Brainbench
Rank 871 871 883
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Permanent jobs citing Brainbench 9 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.007% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.029% 0.027% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 8
Average salary - £52,500 £93,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -44.00%
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
30716 29211 32279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.80% 27.10% 28.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24600 23037 27108
Average salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £66,000
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 24 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 -1 9 - -
London - 9 - -

Brainbench
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Degree
1 17 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 16 (94.12%) Mentoring
3 13 (76.47%) C#
3 13 (76.47%) MS Excel
3 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
4 10 (58.82%) XML
5 9 (52.94%) Oracle
5 9 (52.94%) SOAP
5 9 (52.94%) Web Services
5 9 (52.94%) XSL
5 9 (52.94%) UML
5 9 (52.94%) OOP
5 9 (52.94%) RUP
5 9 (52.94%) XML Schema
5 9 (52.94%) Risk Management
5 9 (52.94%) Asset Management
5 9 (52.94%) Subversion
5 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
5 9 (52.94%) XPath
5 9 (52.94%) Unit Testing
5 9 (52.94%) Multithreading
5 9 (52.94%) Electronic Trading
5 9 (52.94%) Hedge funds
5 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
6 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
6 8 (47.06%) Scrum
7 7 (41.18%) C++
7 7 (41.18%) OO
7 7 (41.18%) HP

Brainbench
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (76.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (23.53%) DB2
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle9i Database
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Subversion
2 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
3 7 (41.18%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (41.18%) LoadRunner
3 7 (41.18%) Selenium
3 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
1 10 (58.82%) Consultant
2 9 (52.94%) Technology Consultant
3 7 (41.18%) Technical Tester
3 7 (41.18%) Tester
4 6 (35.29%) .NET Developer
5 5 (29.41%) C# Developer
5 5 (29.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) XML
2 9 (52.94%) XSL
2 9 (52.94%) SOAP
2 9 (52.94%) Web Services
2 9 (52.94%) XML Schema
3 6 (35.29%) .NET
4 5 (29.41%) .NET Remoting
4 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 5 (29.41%) WCF
5 4 (23.53%) CORBA
5 4 (23.53%) J2SE
5 4 (23.53%) Java RMI
5 4 (23.53%) J2EE
5 4 (23.53%) EJB
5 4 (23.53%) JDBC
5 4 (23.53%) JSP
5 4 (23.53%) Servlets
5 4 (23.53%) JavaBeans
6 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (52.94%) Hedge funds
3 5 (29.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (29.41%) Derivative
4 4 (23.53%) N-Tier
5 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Mentoring
2 9 (52.94%) Unit Testing
2 9 (52.94%) UML
2 9 (52.94%) OOP
2 9 (52.94%) RUP
2 9 (52.94%) Risk Management
2 9 (52.94%) Asset Management
2 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 9 (52.94%) Multithreading
2 9 (52.94%) Electronic Trading
3 8 (47.06%) Scrum
4 7 (41.18%) Regression Testing
4 7 (41.18%) OO
4 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
4 7 (41.18%) Test Strategy
4 7 (41.18%) Test Planning
4 7 (41.18%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Automated Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) XPath
3 7 (41.18%) C++
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
5 4 (23.53%) Java
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
2 7 (41.18%) ISEB
3 4 (23.53%) Sun Certification
4 1 (5.88%) MCP
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle
3 7 (41.18%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) Sybase
4 4 (23.53%) Sun