The table below looks at the statistics for ERD skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ERD over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Entity-Relationship Diagram (ER Diagram)
Rank 853 860 879
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +19
Permanent jobs citing ERD 43 21 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.020% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.047% 0.024% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 37 19 12
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £42,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,700 £55,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +35.71%

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
92333 86744 92837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.96% 81.25% 79.04%
Number of salaries quoted 73720 71172 78538
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%

ERD
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ERD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ERD
Salary Trend

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

ERD Salary Trend in the UK

ERD
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ERD over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 within the UK.

ERD Salary Histogram in the UK

ERD
Top 24 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ERD within the UK over the 3 months to 17 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 -20 34 £50,000 - 1
London +6 18 £56,000 +12.00%
City of London +19 8 £56,000 +12.00%
Scotland 0 7 £46,500 -
East of England -14 7 £50,000 -
Cambridge +1 5 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire -2 5 £50,000 -
Edinburgh -7 4 £46,500 -
Glasgow -10 4 £45,250 -
Manchester - 4 £27,000 -
North West - 4 £27,000 -
West Midlands -4 3 £50,000 +28.20%
Birmingham - 3 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £50,000 -
Altrincham - 2 £27,000 -
South East -5 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
County Antrim - 1 £32,500 -
Belfast - 1 £32,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Otley - 1 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £32,500 -

ERD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing ERD 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 ERD.

1 41 (63.08%) Data Modelling
2 35 (53.85%) SQL
3 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 24 (36.92%) UML
6 23 (35.38%) Finance
7 22 (33.85%) MS Excel
8 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
8 18 (27.69%) Business Analysis
9 15 (23.08%) XML
10 14 (21.54%) .NET
10 14 (21.54%) Project Management
10 14 (21.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (21.54%) Requirements Analysis
11 13 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
12 12 (18.46%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (16.92%) Oracle
13 11 (16.92%) Migration
14 10 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (13.85%) C#
15 9 (13.85%) Java
15 9 (13.85%) Data Management
15 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2012
16 8 (12.31%) OO
16 8 (12.31%) Performance Tuning
17 7 (10.77%) T-SQL
17 7 (10.77%) Visual Studio
17 7 (10.77%) Windows
17 7 (10.77%) ETL

ERD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing ERD 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 ERD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.23%) Apache Pig
2 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) Documentum
3 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (33.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.54%) FastStats
3 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) FTP
2 2 (3.08%) Firewall
3 1 (1.54%) SAN
3 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (18.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (9.23%) MySQL
7 6 (9.23%) Hadoop
7 6 (9.23%) Apache Hive
7 6 (9.23%) MongoDB
7 6 (9.23%) Couchbase
7 6 (9.23%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (9.23%) Big Data
7 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
8 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
8 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (4.62%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (4.62%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 23 (35.38%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Back Office
3 5 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.08%) Legal
4 2 (3.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (38.46%) Analyst
2 23 (35.38%) Business Analyst
3 18 (27.69%) Developer
4 13 (20.00%) DBA
5 10 (15.38%) Architect
6 8 (12.31%) Data Architect
7 7 (10.77%) Agile Business Analyst
7 7 (10.77%) Administrator
8 6 (9.23%) Senior Developer
8 6 (9.23%) SQL DBA
9 5 (7.69%) Senior DBA
9 5 (7.69%) SQL Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Junior
10 3 (4.62%) Consultant
11 2 (3.08%) Software Developer
11 2 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (3.08%) Legal Analyst
11 2 (3.08%) Junior Developer
11 2 (3.08%) Senior Software Developer
11 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.08%) XML
2 14 (21.54%) .NET
3 5 (7.69%) CSS
3 5 (7.69%) jQuery
3 5 (7.69%) HTML
4 3 (4.62%) SAP XI
4 3 (4.62%) Web Services
5 2 (3.08%) XSD
5 2 (3.08%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.54%) Sass
6 1 (1.54%) LESS
6 1 (1.54%) JSON
6 1 (1.54%) MDX
6 1 (1.54%) WCF
6 1 (1.54%) ODBC
6 1 (1.54%) MSMQ
6 1 (1.54%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.08%) Open Source
3 1 (1.54%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.54%) NHS
3 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.54%) GIS
3 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.54%) Clustering
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (63.08%) Data Modelling
2 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (36.92%) UML
4 18 (27.69%) Business Analysis
5 14 (21.54%) Requirements Analysis
5 14 (21.54%) Project Management
6 13 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
7 11 (16.92%) Migration
8 10 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (13.85%) Data Management
10 8 (12.31%) OO
10 8 (12.31%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (10.77%) BPR
11 7 (10.77%) ETL
11 7 (10.77%) Data Architecture
12 6 (9.23%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (9.23%) Database Security
13 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (7.69%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.85%) SQL
2 9 (13.85%) C#
2 9 (13.85%) Java
3 7 (10.77%) T-SQL
4 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.69%) VBA
5 3 (4.62%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.54%) C
6 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.54%) PHP
6 1 (1.54%) C++
6 1 (1.54%) VB
6 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Degree
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
1 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.54%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.92%) Oracle
3 6 (9.23%) Unisys
3 6 (9.23%) MapR
4 5 (7.69%) IBM
5 4 (6.15%) Guidewire
6 3 (4.62%) Business Objects
6 3 (4.62%) SAP
7 2 (3.08%) Cisco
8 1 (1.54%) Cognos
8 1 (1.54%) Sun
8 1 (1.54%) Informatica
8 1 (1.54%) ESRI
8 1 (1.54%) RedPrairie