The table below looks at the statistics for Esper skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Esper over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Esper for Java
Rank 894 871 884
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Permanent jobs citing Esper 3 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.007% 0.001%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% 0.018% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Average salary £90,000 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
42096 43773 45586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.00% 40.67% 40.53%
Number of salaries quoted 35654 37872 40064
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Esper
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Esper within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Esper Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Esper
Salary Trend

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

Esper Salary Trend in the UK

Esper
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Esper within the UK over the 3 months to 30 October 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
(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
City of London +19 3 £90,000 +33.33%
London +3 3 £90,000 +28.57%
England -14 3 £90,000 +28.57%

Esper
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Esper 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 Esper.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) HTML5
2 7 (77.78%) Analytics
3 6 (66.67%) Investment Banking
3 6 (66.67%) Banking
3 6 (66.67%) Spring
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (66.67%) Hibernate
4 3 (33.33%) Front Office
4 3 (33.33%) KDB
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) Hedge funds
5 2 (22.22%) SciPy
5 2 (22.22%) NumPy
5 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
5 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 2 (22.22%) Maven
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Refactoring
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) Pyramid
5 2 (22.22%) Pandas

Esper
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Esper 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 Esper. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) KDB
3 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
General
1 6 (66.67%) Banking
1 6 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Front Office
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Quantitative Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Quantitative Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) HTML5
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 6 (66.67%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) SciPy
3 2 (22.22%) NumPy
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) Pyramid
3 2 (22.22%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
1 2 (22.22%) Hedge funds
2 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Refactoring
3 1 (11.11%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle