The table below looks at the statistics for Competitive Intelligence skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Competitive Intelligence over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Competitive Intelligence
Rank 884 865 897
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +32
Permanent jobs citing Competitive Intelligence 18 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.010% 0.003%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.019% 0.013% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 3
Average salary £60,000 £70,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +47.36%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £75,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +130.76%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93849 86638 91621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.98% 81.20% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 74909 71197 77439
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Competitive Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Competitive Intelligence within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Competitive Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Competitive Intelligence
Salary Trend

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

Competitive Intelligence Salary Trend in the UK

Competitive Intelligence
Salary Histogram

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

Competitive Intelligence Salary Histogram in the UK

Competitive Intelligence
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Competitive Intelligence within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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 -13 17 £60,000 -14.28%
Cheshire - 12 £60,000 -
North West - 12 £60,000 -
Wilmslow - 7 £55,000 -
London -33 3 £61,250 -12.50%
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £32,500 -
South Wales - 1 £32,500 -
Wales - 1 £32,500 -

Competitive Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Competitive Intelligence 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 Competitive Intelligence.

1 35 (64.81%) Marketing
2 30 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (46.30%) Project Management
5 23 (42.59%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (42.59%) SaaS
6 21 (38.89%) Product Management
6 21 (38.89%) Windows
6 21 (38.89%) Time Management
7 20 (37.04%) MS Excel
8 18 (33.33%) ERP
9 17 (31.48%) Document Management
9 17 (31.48%) Degree
10 16 (29.63%) Internet
11 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
11 15 (27.78%) MS Office
12 14 (25.93%) Google
13 13 (24.07%) Social Media
14 12 (22.22%) Twitter
14 12 (22.22%) SQL
15 11 (20.37%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (20.37%) Analytics
16 10 (18.52%) Facebook
16 10 (18.52%) SEO
17 9 (16.67%) Web Analytics
17 9 (16.67%) Omniture
17 9 (16.67%) Business Objects
17 9 (16.67%) SiteCatalyst
17 9 (16.67%) Visualisation
18 8 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis

Competitive Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Competitive Intelligence 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 Competitive Intelligence. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.70%) SAS
1 2 (3.70%) WordPress
2 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (37.04%) MS Excel
2 15 (27.78%) MS Office
3 8 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (16.67%) SiteCatalyst
2 8 (14.81%) WebTrends
2 8 (14.81%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (3.70%) SAP MDM
3 2 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (42.59%) SaaS
2 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) MPLS
2 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.85%) Wireless
2 1 (1.85%) WiMAX
2 1 (1.85%) Broadband
2 1 (1.85%) GPRS
2 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.70%) PowerCenter
2 2 (3.70%) Spotfire
2 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.70%) Apache Hive
2 2 (3.70%) Big Data
3 1 (1.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
General
1 35 (64.81%) Marketing
2 7 (12.96%) Publishing
2 7 (12.96%) Finance
3 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.70%) Advertising
4 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Product Manager
2 10 (18.52%) Senior Manager
2 10 (18.52%) Analyst
3 9 (16.67%) Senior Product Manager
3 9 (16.67%) Web Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Software Manager
4 6 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Consultant
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Marketing Executive
8 2 (3.70%) Head of Social Media
9 1 (1.85%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (1.85%) Marketing Analyst
9 1 (1.85%) Senior Marketing Analyst
9 1 (1.85%) Product Consultant
9 1 (1.85%) Market Analyst
9 1 (1.85%) Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) XML
2 4 (7.41%) .NET
2 4 (7.41%) Web Services
3 1 (1.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (42.59%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (24.07%) Social Media
4 9 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 8 (14.81%) Statistics
6 7 (12.96%) Blog
7 2 (3.70%) DTV
7 2 (3.70%) Taxonomies
7 2 (3.70%) Informatics
7 2 (3.70%) Life Science
7 2 (3.70%) iPad
8 1 (1.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.89%) Windows
2 8 (14.81%) Linux
3 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
3 6 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (11.11%) Solaris
4 4 (7.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (46.30%) Project Management
3 21 (38.89%) Time Management
3 21 (38.89%) Product Management
4 18 (33.33%) ERP
5 17 (31.48%) Document Management
6 11 (20.37%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (20.37%) Analytics
7 10 (18.52%) SEO
8 9 (16.67%) Web Analytics
9 8 (14.81%) Data Modelling
9 8 (14.81%) Marketing Analytics
9 8 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (12.96%) Online Marketing
10 7 (12.96%) Social Media Monitoring
10 7 (12.96%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (12.96%) Data Analysis
10 7 (12.96%) Multivariate Testing
11 6 (11.11%) Change Management
11 6 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) Python
2 6 (11.11%) Java
2 6 (11.11%) Perl
3 4 (7.41%) PHP
3 4 (7.41%) C++
4 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) Degree
2 7 (12.96%) RHCE
2 7 (12.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (5.56%) MBA
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.93%) Google
3 12 (22.22%) Twitter
4 10 (18.52%) Facebook
5 9 (16.67%) Omniture
5 9 (16.67%) Business Objects
6 8 (14.81%) Coremetrics
6 8 (14.81%) Sitecore
7 7 (12.96%) VMware
8 6 (11.11%) HP
8 6 (11.11%) NetApp
8 6 (11.11%) Red Hat
9 4 (7.41%) SAP
10 3 (5.56%) Oracle
11 2 (3.70%) IBM
11 2 (3.70%) Apple
11 2 (3.70%) Hyperion
11 2 (3.70%) Informatica
12 1 (1.85%) BT