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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
concrete5
Rank 856 901 866
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -35
Permanent jobs citing concrete5 47 27 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.023% 0.022%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.21% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 37 27 18
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -3.70%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £30,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -11.11%

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
22792 24405 23233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.59% 21.05% 20.92%
Number of salaries quoted 19008 19950 19634
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 £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 April 2015 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 1 April 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 +54 46 £25,000 -23.07% 2
Yorkshire - 28 £25,000 - 1
Harrogate - 18 £25,000 -
North Yorkshire - 18 £25,000 -
London -15 6 £37,000 +5.71%
Bristol - 5 - -
South West - 5 - -
South East -13 4 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Surrey +9 3 £30,000 -25.00% 1
West Midlands - 3 £32,500 -
Redhill - 3 £30,000 -
Shropshire - 3 £32,500 -
Leeds - 1 £32,500 -
Slough - 1 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -

concrete5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 106 (100.00%) HTML
1 106 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 106 (100.00%) CSS
2 102 (96.23%) PHP
3 96 (90.57%) Git (software)
4 89 (83.96%) MySQL
5 85 (80.19%) OO
6 83 (78.30%) CMS
7 78 (73.58%) Marketing
8 76 (71.70%) Linux
9 75 (70.75%) Magento
9 75 (70.75%) OO PHP
10 72 (67.92%) HTML5
11 66 (62.26%) jQuery
11 66 (62.26%) User Experience
12 65 (61.32%) Sass
13 64 (60.38%) E-Commerce
14 62 (58.49%) CSS3
15 54 (50.94%) Mobile App
15 54 (50.94%) Mobile Application Development
16 53 (50.00%) ExpressionEngine
16 53 (50.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
16 53 (50.00%) Facebook
16 53 (50.00%) LESS
17 45 (42.45%) CakePHP
17 45 (42.45%) Digital Marketing
17 45 (42.45%) Online Marketing
18 39 (36.79%) WordPress
19 33 (31.13%) LAMP
20 22 (20.75%) Siemens

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 83 (78.30%) CMS
2 53 (50.00%) ExpressionEngine
3 39 (36.79%) WordPress
4 11 (10.38%) Joomla!
5 5 (4.72%) Drupal
6 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.94%) Apache
6 1 (0.94%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 12 (11.32%) Photoshop
2 8 (7.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 75 (70.75%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (83.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 96 (90.57%) Git (software)
2 53 (50.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (0.94%) Subversion
3 1 (0.94%) PHPUnit
General
1 78 (73.58%) Marketing
2 13 (12.26%) Advertising
3 1 (0.94%) Retail
3 1 (0.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 106 (100.00%) Developer
2 46 (43.40%) Front-End Developer
3 42 (39.62%) Web Developer
4 32 (30.19%) PHP Developer
5 14 (13.21%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 13 (12.26%) Front-End Web Developer
7 12 (11.32%) LAMP Developer
8 10 (9.43%) Senior Developer
9 9 (8.49%) Senior PHP Developer
10 2 (1.89%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 1 (0.94%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (100.00%) HTML
1 106 (100.00%) CSS
2 72 (67.92%) HTML5
3 66 (62.26%) jQuery
4 65 (61.32%) Sass
5 62 (58.49%) CSS3
6 53 (50.00%) LESS
7 45 (42.45%) CakePHP
8 33 (31.13%) LAMP
9 19 (17.92%) Laravel
10 10 (9.43%) Symfony
11 9 (8.49%) Flash
11 9 (8.49%) .NET
12 4 (3.77%) AngularJS
13 3 (2.83%) XHTML
14 2 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 1 (0.94%) Zepto.js
15 1 (0.94%) Regular Expression
15 1 (0.94%) Backbone.js
15 1 (0.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 66 (62.26%) User Experience
2 54 (50.94%) Mobile App
3 9 (8.49%) iPhone
4 7 (6.60%) New Media
5 3 (2.83%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.94%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 76 (71.70%) Linux
2 1 (0.94%) Android
2 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (80.19%) OO
2 75 (70.75%) OO PHP
3 64 (60.38%) E-Commerce
4 54 (50.94%) Mobile Application Development
5 45 (42.45%) Digital Marketing
5 45 (42.45%) Online Marketing
6 12 (11.32%) MVC
7 10 (9.43%) Content Management
7 10 (9.43%) iOS Development
8 9 (8.49%) Web Application Development
9 8 (7.55%) OOP
9 8 (7.55%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (7.55%) Mobile Development
9 8 (7.55%) SEO
9 8 (7.55%) Web Design
10 4 (3.77%) Web Development
11 3 (2.83%) B2B
12 2 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (1.89%) Scrum
13 1 (0.94%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 106 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 102 (96.23%) PHP
3 12 (11.32%) PHP5
4 9 (8.49%) ActionScript 3.0
4 9 (8.49%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (3.77%) Degree
Systems Management
1 19 (17.92%) Vagrant
2 10 (9.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 53 (50.00%) Facebook
2 22 (20.75%) Siemens
3 8 (7.55%) Adobe
4 1 (0.94%) IBM
4 1 (0.94%) ATG
4 1 (0.94%) Zend
4 1 (0.94%) hybris
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