The table below looks at the statistics for concrete5 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited concrete5 over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
concrete5
Rank 889 892 868
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -24
Permanent jobs citing concrete5 10 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.015% 0.012%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.045% 0.074% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 12
Average salary £25,500 £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% -3.22%
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £32,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.93% -14.00%

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

Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
22162 24399 21565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 19.97% 20.96% 20.27%
Number of salaries quoted 18491 19853 18255
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

concrete5
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing concrete5 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

concrete5 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

concrete5
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing concrete5 within the UK.

concrete5 Salary Trend in the UK

concrete5
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing concrete5 within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 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 +16 10 £25,500 -36.25%
Berkshire +18 5 - -
South East +10 5 - -
North West +1 5 £25,500 -23.88%
Maidenhead - 5 - -
Manchester - 5 £25,500 -

concrete5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing concrete5 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 concrete5.

1 34 (100.00%) HTML
1 34 (100.00%) CSS
2 32 (94.12%) PHP
2 32 (94.12%) CMS
3 30 (88.24%) User Experience
4 29 (85.29%) MySQL
4 29 (85.29%) JavaScript
5 26 (76.47%) jQuery
6 25 (73.53%) Git (software)
6 25 (73.53%) HTML5
6 25 (73.53%) CSS3
7 24 (70.59%) WordPress
8 23 (67.65%) Linux
8 23 (67.65%) OO
9 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (64.71%) Scrum
9 22 (64.71%) MVC
9 22 (64.71%) Laravel
10 21 (61.76%) Joomla!
11 20 (58.82%) Degree
11 20 (58.82%) Refactoring
11 20 (58.82%) Symfony
11 20 (58.82%) Zend
11 20 (58.82%) Unit Testing
11 20 (58.82%) PHPUnit
11 20 (58.82%) Apache
11 20 (58.82%) Project Management
11 20 (58.82%) W3C
11 20 (58.82%) API Development
12 12 (35.29%) LAMP

concrete5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing concrete5 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 concrete5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (94.12%) CMS
2 24 (70.59%) WordPress
3 21 (61.76%) Joomla!
4 20 (58.82%) Apache
5 3 (8.82%) Drupal
5 3 (8.82%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (5.88%) Commerce Server
6 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (85.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (73.53%) Git (software)
2 20 (58.82%) PHPUnit
3 3 (8.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (5.88%) gulp
General
1 5 (14.71%) Marketing
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Advertising
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (100.00%) Developer
2 26 (76.47%) PHP Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Senior PHP Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Senior Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Web Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (8.82%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.94%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) HTML
1 34 (100.00%) CSS
2 26 (76.47%) jQuery
3 25 (73.53%) HTML5
3 25 (73.53%) CSS3
4 22 (64.71%) Laravel
5 20 (58.82%) Symfony
6 12 (35.29%) LAMP
7 6 (17.65%) Sass
8 3 (8.82%) LESS
8 3 (8.82%) CakePHP
8 3 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (5.88%) Zepto.js
9 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.88%) Spring
9 2 (5.88%) Spring MVC
9 2 (5.88%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (88.24%) User Experience
2 20 (58.82%) W3C
3 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Android
2 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) OO
2 22 (64.71%) MVC
2 22 (64.71%) Scrum
2 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (58.82%) Project Management
3 20 (58.82%) Refactoring
3 20 (58.82%) Unit Testing
3 20 (58.82%) API Development
4 12 (35.29%) Web Development
5 10 (29.41%) OOD
6 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
7 5 (14.71%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (8.82%) Online Marketing
8 3 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (8.82%) OO PHP
9 2 (5.88%) DevOps
9 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.88%) Kanban
9 2 (5.88%) BDD
9 2 (5.88%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) PHP
2 29 (85.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Puppet
1 2 (5.88%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Zend
2 3 (8.82%) Facebook
3 2 (5.88%) WorldPay
3 2 (5.88%) hybris
3 2 (5.88%) IBM
3 2 (5.88%) ATG