The table below looks at the statistics for FastStats skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FastStats over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apteco FastStats
Rank 898 910 902
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs citing FastStats 53 31 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.030% 0.046%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.74% 0.38% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 51 29 34
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £45,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-38.88% +34.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
7161 8171 8022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.06% 7.81% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5577 6567 6026
Average salary £52,500 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.86% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

FastStats
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FastStats within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

FastStats Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FastStats
Salary Trend

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

FastStats Salary Trend in the UK

FastStats
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FastStats over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 within the UK.

FastStats Salary Histogram in the UK

FastStats
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FastStats within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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 +32 52 £34,000 -15.00% 14
South West 0 22 £27,500 -38.88% 4
London +11 21 £35,000 -8.49% 5
Wiltshire +16 13 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Salisbury - 13 £27,500 - 1
Cirencester - 8 £36,250 - 1
Gloucestershire - 8 £36,250 - 2
South East - 7 £37,500 -
Portsmouth - 4 £37,500 -
Hampshire - 4 £37,500 -
West Sussex - 3 £70,000 -
City of London +52 1 - -
Bristol -4 1 £27,500 -27.63% 1
Leicestershire - 1 £47,500 - 1
Bedford - 1 £28,000 -
East of England - 1 £28,000 - 2
Chessington - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £47,500 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £28,000 -

FastStats
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing FastStats 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 FastStats.

1 92 (79.31%) SQL
2 81 (69.83%) Marketing
3 60 (51.72%) SQL Server
4 56 (48.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 45 (38.79%) MS Excel
6 44 (37.93%) CRM
6 44 (37.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 37 (31.90%) Business Intelligence
8 36 (31.03%) ETL
9 31 (26.72%) SAS
10 27 (23.28%) SPSS
10 27 (23.28%) Direct Marketing
10 27 (23.28%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (22.41%) T-SQL
12 25 (21.55%) Data Warehouse
12 25 (21.55%) Tableau
13 24 (20.69%) QlikView
14 23 (19.83%) Microsoft
15 21 (18.10%) MySQL
16 19 (16.38%) Unica
17 18 (15.52%) Adobe Campaign
17 18 (15.52%) Analytics
17 18 (15.52%) Campaign Analysis
17 18 (15.52%) FastStats PeopleStage
17 18 (15.52%) Apteco
18 17 (14.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 15 (12.93%) Campaign Management
19 15 (12.93%) Python
19 15 (12.93%) Adobe
20 14 (12.07%) IBM

FastStats
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing FastStats 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 FastStats. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (26.72%) SAS
2 3 (2.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (0.86%) Lync
Applications
1 45 (38.79%) MS Excel
2 27 (23.28%) SPSS
3 3 (2.59%) MS Office
4 2 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (16.38%) Unica
2 18 (15.52%) Adobe Campaign
2 18 (15.52%) FastStats PeopleStage
3 6 (5.17%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.86%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.90%) Google Analytics
2 7 (6.03%) Silverpop
3 4 (3.45%) Pure360
4 1 (0.86%) CheetahMail
4 1 (0.86%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.86%) ADSL
1 1 (0.86%) Firewall
1 1 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (51.72%) SQL Server
2 56 (48.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (37.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (21.55%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (20.69%) QlikView
6 21 (18.10%) MySQL
7 17 (14.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (11.21%) Power BI
9 9 (7.76%) SAS EBI
10 7 (6.03%) DataStage
11 6 (5.17%) Data Mining
12 3 (2.59%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (2.59%) Qlik Sense
12 3 (2.59%) Relational Database
12 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (1.72%) MS Access
13 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.86%) Ant
General
1 81 (69.83%) Marketing
2 7 (6.03%) Finance
3 5 (4.31%) Law
4 4 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (0.86%) Billing
5 1 (0.86%) Legal
5 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (44.83%) Analyst
2 33 (28.45%) Developer
3 22 (18.97%) Marketing Analyst
4 21 (18.10%) SQL Developer
5 18 (15.52%) Data Analyst
5 18 (15.52%) SQL Analyst
6 17 (14.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 16 (13.79%) Insight Analyst
8 12 (10.34%) SAS Analyst
9 11 (9.48%) Campaign Analyst
9 11 (9.48%) SQL BI Developer
10 9 (7.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 9 (7.76%) Database Developer
10 9 (7.76%) Marketing Insight Analyst
11 8 (6.90%) SAS Insight Analyst
12 7 (6.03%) Data Insight Analyst
12 7 (6.03%) Insight Data Analyst
12 7 (6.03%) SAS Data Analyst
12 7 (6.03%) SPSS Data Analyst
12 7 (6.03%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.45%) CSS
1 4 (3.45%) HTML
2 2 (1.72%) Web Services
3 1 (0.86%) .NET
3 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.86%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.28%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.21%) Statistics
3 5 (4.31%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.45%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.45%) User Experience
4 4 (3.45%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.59%) Copywriting
6 2 (1.72%) Economics
6 2 (1.72%) Physics
7 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.86%) RIA
7 1 (0.86%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.59%) Linux
2 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.86%) Android
3 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.86%) Windows
3 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (37.93%) CRM
2 37 (31.90%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (31.03%) ETL
4 27 (23.28%) Direct Marketing
5 18 (15.52%) Analytics
5 18 (15.52%) Campaign Analysis
6 15 (12.93%) Campaign Management
7 13 (11.21%) Kimball Methodology
7 13 (11.21%) Scrum
8 12 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (9.48%) Time Management
10 10 (8.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (7.76%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (7.76%) ETL Development
12 8 (6.90%) CHAID
12 8 (6.90%) Cluster Analysis
12 8 (6.90%) Project Management
12 8 (6.90%) Service Delivery
13 7 (6.03%) Data Cleansing
13 7 (6.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 92 (79.31%) SQL
2 26 (22.41%) T-SQL
3 15 (12.93%) Python
4 6 (5.17%) VB
5 5 (4.31%) VBA
6 3 (2.59%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.59%) Perl
6 3 (2.59%) R
7 2 (1.72%) Java
7 2 (1.72%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.86%) C#
8 1 (0.86%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 12 (10.34%) Degree
2 1 (0.86%) CCNA
2 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.86%) ISEB
2 1 (0.86%) MCITP
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) QA
2 2 (1.72%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.86%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.86%) SLA
Vendors
1 25 (21.55%) Tableau
2 23 (19.83%) Microsoft
3 18 (15.52%) Apteco
4 15 (12.93%) Adobe
5 14 (12.07%) IBM
6 12 (10.34%) Alterian
7 9 (7.76%) Oracle
8 8 (6.90%) Google
9 7 (6.03%) Talend
10 5 (4.31%) Datameer
10 5 (4.31%) Marketo
10 5 (4.31%) Omniture
11 4 (3.45%) Ensighten
11 4 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (2.59%) ExactTarget
12 3 (2.59%) Informatica
13 2 (1.72%) Minitab
13 2 (1.72%) Red Hat
14 1 (0.86%) BT
14 1 (0.86%) VMware
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