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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
concrete5
Rank 870 898 896
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -2
Permanent jobs citing concrete5 27 34 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.028% 0.006%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.12% 0.13% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 11 34 4
Average salary £25,000 £29,250 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.53% -22.51%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-12.28% -5.00%

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
22639 25777 22846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.95% 21.26% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 18828 21562 19366
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

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Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing concrete5 over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 within the UK.

concrete5 Salary Histogram in the UK

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Top 14 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 28 May 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
(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 +36 26 £27,500 -3.50%
South East +24 14 £35,000 -
Berkshire +18 14 £35,000 -6.66%
Slough - 8 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 6 £25,000 -
Maidenhead - 6 - -
London +38 4 £30,000 -40.00%
Bristol - 2 - -
South West - 2 - -
Wales - 1 £21,000 -
South Wales - 1 £21,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £21,000 -
Leeds - 1 £32,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -

concrete5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 84 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 84 (100.00%) HTML
1 84 (100.00%) CSS
2 82 (97.62%) PHP
3 80 (95.24%) CMS
4 74 (88.10%) Git (software)
5 68 (80.95%) MySQL
5 68 (80.95%) HTML5
6 65 (77.38%) User Experience
7 63 (75.00%) OO
7 63 (75.00%) jQuery
8 59 (70.24%) CSS3
9 55 (65.48%) Linux
10 52 (61.90%) Marketing
10 52 (61.90%) Sass
11 51 (60.71%) E-Commerce
12 41 (48.81%) Magento
12 41 (48.81%) OO PHP
12 41 (48.81%) Mobile App
12 41 (48.81%) Mobile Application Development
13 39 (46.43%) Facebook
13 39 (46.43%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 39 (46.43%) LESS
13 39 (46.43%) ExpressionEngine
13 39 (46.43%) Online Marketing
13 39 (46.43%) Digital Marketing
13 39 (46.43%) CakePHP
14 32 (38.10%) Laravel
15 31 (36.90%) WordPress
16 25 (29.76%) MVC

concrete5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 80 (95.24%) CMS
2 39 (46.43%) ExpressionEngine
3 31 (36.90%) WordPress
4 24 (28.57%) Joomla!
5 14 (16.67%) Apache
6 4 (4.76%) Drupal
7 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.38%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 41 (48.81%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (80.95%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 74 (88.10%) Git (software)
2 39 (46.43%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 14 (16.67%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 52 (61.90%) Marketing
2 12 (14.29%) Advertising
3 2 (2.38%) Finance
3 2 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 84 (100.00%) Developer
2 41 (48.81%) Front-End Developer
3 28 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 26 (30.95%) PHP Developer
5 8 (9.52%) Front-End Web Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Senior PHP Developer
7 4 (4.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 3 (3.57%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 2 (2.38%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (1.19%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (100.00%) HTML
1 84 (100.00%) CSS
2 68 (80.95%) HTML5
3 63 (75.00%) jQuery
4 59 (70.24%) CSS3
5 52 (61.90%) Sass
6 39 (46.43%) LESS
6 39 (46.43%) CakePHP
7 32 (38.10%) Laravel
8 22 (26.19%) Symfony
9 18 (21.43%) LAMP
10 8 (9.52%) Flash
10 8 (9.52%) .NET
11 4 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (3.57%) XHTML
13 2 (2.38%) Spring MVC
13 2 (2.38%) Spring
13 2 (2.38%) Backbone.js
13 2 (2.38%) Zepto.js
13 2 (2.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 65 (77.38%) User Experience
2 41 (48.81%) Mobile App
3 14 (16.67%) W3C
4 8 (9.52%) iPhone
5 7 (8.33%) New Media
6 3 (3.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 55 (65.48%) Linux
2 2 (2.38%) Android
2 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (75.00%) OO
2 51 (60.71%) E-Commerce
3 41 (48.81%) OO PHP
3 41 (48.81%) Mobile Application Development
4 39 (46.43%) Online Marketing
4 39 (46.43%) Digital Marketing
5 25 (29.76%) MVC
6 16 (19.05%) Scrum
6 16 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (16.67%) Refactoring
7 14 (16.67%) Project Management
7 14 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 10 (11.90%) Content Management
8 10 (11.90%) iOS Development
9 9 (10.71%) Web Development
10 8 (9.52%) Web Application Development
11 4 (4.76%) OOD
12 2 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (2.38%) Kanban
12 2 (2.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 84 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 82 (97.62%) PHP
3 11 (13.10%) PHP5
4 8 (9.52%) ActionScript 3.0
4 8 (9.52%) ActionScript
5 2 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (20.24%) Degree
Systems Management
1 18 (21.43%) Vagrant
2 10 (11.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (46.43%) Facebook
2 14 (16.67%) Zend
3 10 (11.90%) WorldPay
4 2 (2.38%) IBM
4 2 (2.38%) Siemens
4 2 (2.38%) ATG
4 2 (2.38%) hybris