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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
concrete5
Rank 875 863 889
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +26
Permanent jobs citing concrete5 19 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.013% 0.001%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.080% 0.065% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 1
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £38,750 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-29.03% +55.00%

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
23709 21587 24088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.76% 20.20% 20.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19317 18323 20612
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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

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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

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Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing concrete5 over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 within the UK.

concrete5 Salary Histogram in the UK

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Top 16 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 22 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
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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 +10 17 £32,500 -18.75%
London -1 7 £32,500 -31.57%
South East -14 4 £38,750 +3.33%
Berkshire - 4 £38,750 -
City of London +1 3 £32,500 -27.77%
North West - 3 - -
Cheshire - 3 - -
Chester - 3 - -
Bracknell - 2 £34,250 -
Cardiff - 2 £19,500 -
Solihull - 2 £22,000 -
South Wales - 2 £19,500 -
Wales - 2 £19,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £22,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 -
Ascot - 1 £40,000 -

concrete5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 56 (96.55%) JavaScript
1 56 (96.55%) CSS
2 52 (89.66%) HTML
3 46 (79.31%) PHP
4 38 (65.52%) OO
5 37 (63.79%) MySQL
6 36 (62.07%) CSS3
6 36 (62.07%) OO PHP
7 35 (60.34%) Git (software)
8 31 (53.45%) jQuery
9 30 (51.72%) WordPress
9 30 (51.72%) HTML5
9 30 (51.72%) Linux
9 30 (51.72%) CMS
10 28 (48.28%) MVC
11 25 (43.10%) Marketing
11 25 (43.10%) PHP5
12 23 (39.66%) Drupal
13 20 (34.48%) Android
13 20 (34.48%) Apple iOS
13 20 (34.48%) Java
14 19 (32.76%) Magento
15 18 (31.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 18 (31.03%) E-Commerce
15 18 (31.03%) Siemens
16 16 (27.59%) Mobile App
16 16 (27.59%) AngularJS
16 16 (27.59%) User Experience
17 15 (25.86%) Web Development
18 14 (24.14%) TDD

concrete5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 30 (51.72%) WordPress
1 30 (51.72%) CMS
2 23 (39.66%) Drupal
3 14 (24.14%) Node.js
4 11 (18.97%) Apache
5 9 (15.52%) WebSphere
5 9 (15.52%) Commerce Server
6 8 (13.79%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (10.34%) Confluence
8 2 (3.45%) Umbraco
8 2 (3.45%) Joomla!
9 1 (1.72%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (32.76%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (63.79%) MySQL
2 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (60.34%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.34%) JIRA
2 6 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.34%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.72%) Subversion
3 1 (1.72%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 25 (43.10%) Marketing
2 9 (15.52%) Retail
3 3 (5.17%) Games
3 3 (5.17%) Finance
3 3 (5.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 55 (94.83%) Developer
2 38 (65.52%) PHP Developer
3 12 (20.69%) Web Developer
3 12 (20.69%) Senior Developer
4 11 (18.97%) Senior PHP Developer
5 9 (15.52%) Junior Developer
5 9 (15.52%) Junior
6 8 (13.79%) Junior PHP Developer
7 6 (10.34%) UI Developer
7 6 (10.34%) UI Programmer
8 5 (8.62%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (6.90%) PHP Web Developer
10 3 (5.17%) PHP Zend Developer
11 2 (3.45%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 2 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
12 1 (1.72%) Software Developer
12 1 (1.72%) Web Designer
12 1 (1.72%) Senior Web Developer
12 1 (1.72%) Support Manager
12 1 (1.72%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (96.55%) CSS
2 52 (89.66%) HTML
3 36 (62.07%) CSS3
4 31 (53.45%) jQuery
5 30 (51.72%) HTML5
6 18 (31.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 16 (27.59%) AngularJS
8 12 (20.69%) Laravel
8 12 (20.69%) CodeIgniter
9 9 (15.52%) Backbone.js
9 9 (15.52%) Spring
9 9 (15.52%) Spring MVC
10 7 (12.07%) Zend Framework
10 7 (12.07%) XML
11 6 (10.34%) LAMP
12 4 (6.90%) REST
12 4 (6.90%) SOAP
13 3 (5.17%) Sass
14 2 (3.45%) Ajax
15 1 (1.72%) Microformats
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Mobile App
1 16 (27.59%) User Experience
2 7 (12.07%) Xbox
2 7 (12.07%) iDTV
3 6 (10.34%) FMCG
4 2 (3.45%) Animation
4 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (51.72%) Linux
2 20 (34.48%) Android
2 20 (34.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (65.52%) OO
2 36 (62.07%) OO PHP
3 28 (48.28%) MVC
4 18 (31.03%) E-Commerce
5 15 (25.86%) Web Development
6 14 (24.14%) TDD
6 14 (24.14%) Android Development
6 14 (24.14%) iOS Development
7 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (18.97%) Unit Testing
9 10 (17.24%) Mobile Application Development
10 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (13.79%) Scrum
10 8 (13.79%) Project Management
10 8 (13.79%) Kanban
11 7 (12.07%) Web Design
12 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
12 6 (10.34%) Load Balancing
12 6 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 56 (96.55%) JavaScript
2 46 (79.31%) PHP
3 25 (43.10%) PHP5
4 20 (34.48%) Java
5 11 (18.97%) SQL
5 11 (18.97%) Objective-C
6 3 (5.17%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) WCAG
2 3 (5.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 18 (31.03%) Siemens
2 9 (15.52%) Sitecore
2 9 (15.52%) IBM
2 9 (15.52%) ATG
3 7 (12.07%) Zend
4 6 (10.34%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (10.34%) Atlassian
5 3 (5.17%) hybris
6 2 (3.45%) Adobe
7 1 (1.72%) Facebook
7 1 (1.72%) Twitter