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 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
Apteco FastStats
Rank 862 873 852
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Permanent jobs citing FastStats 35 59 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.049% 0.047%
As % of the Applications category 0.22% 0.32% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 30 48 44
Average salary £31,500 £35,250 £39,563
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.63% -10.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £35,000 £39,563
% change year-on-year
-32.85% -11.53%

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

Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
15894 18446 16628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.71% 15.21% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12769 15024 13698
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%

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 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 28 May 2015 within the UK.

FastStats Salary Histogram in the UK

FastStats
Top 14 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 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 +19 35 £31,500 -10.63% 8
London +45 27 £40,000 -5.88% 5
City of London +52 9 £31,500 -10.00% 1
South East +13 5 £23,500 -63.84%
Burford - 4 £23,500 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £23,500 -
Cheshire +4 2 £20,500 -2.38% 1
North West -4 2 £20,500 -41.42% 1
Warrington - 2 £20,500 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £28,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Leeds - 1 £30,000 -
Reading - 1 £28,000 -

FastStats
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 60 (88.24%) SQL
2 54 (79.41%) Marketing
3 22 (32.35%) CRM
4 21 (30.88%) Alterian
5 18 (26.47%) SQL Server
5 18 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (22.06%) Unica
7 15 (22.06%) Analytics
8 14 (20.59%) Direct Marketing
8 14 (20.59%) Oracle
9 13 (19.12%) SAS
9 13 (19.12%) Adobe
9 13 (19.12%) SPSS
10 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
10 12 (17.65%) Adobe Campaign
11 10 (14.71%) Degree
12 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
13 8 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (11.76%) Data Analysis
13 8 (11.76%) Campaign Management
13 8 (11.76%) Relational Database
14 7 (10.29%) Tableau
14 7 (10.29%) R
14 7 (10.29%) IBM
14 7 (10.29%) ETL
15 6 (8.82%) SMS
15 6 (8.82%) RDBMS
15 6 (8.82%) Finance

FastStats
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 13 (19.12%) SAS
2 4 (5.88%) IIS
3 2 (2.94%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (19.12%) SPSS
2 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.94%) MS Office
3 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Unica
2 12 (17.65%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) SMS
2 5 (7.35%) Intranet
2 5 (7.35%) Internet
2 5 (7.35%) Extranet
3 2 (2.94%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 16 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.82%) RDBMS
4 6 (8.82%) MS Access
5 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.88%) Data Mining
6 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (4.41%) QlikView
8 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.47%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (1.47%) Data Mart
9 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.47%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 54 (79.41%) Marketing
2 6 (8.82%) Finance
3 3 (4.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.94%) Automotive
4 2 (2.94%) Games
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (45.59%) Analyst
2 22 (32.35%) Data Analyst
3 13 (19.12%) Developer
3 13 (19.12%) Marketing Analyst
4 11 (16.18%) Data Manager
5 10 (14.71%) Marketing Data Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Insight Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Campaign Executive
8 3 (4.41%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Administrator
8 3 (4.41%) Data Administrator
8 3 (4.41%) Consultant
9 2 (2.94%) Junior
9 2 (2.94%) Customer Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Junior Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Junior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) HTML
2 5 (7.35%) XML
3 4 (5.88%) SOAP
3 4 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (1.47%) MDX
4 1 (1.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.41%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.94%) Statistics
4 2 (2.94%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Apple iOS
1 5 (7.35%) Android
2 2 (2.94%) Linux
2 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) CRM
2 16 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (22.06%) Analytics
4 14 (20.59%) Direct Marketing
5 8 (11.76%) Data Analysis
5 8 (11.76%) Campaign Management
6 7 (10.29%) ETL
7 6 (8.82%) Email Marketing
8 5 (7.35%) Campaign Analysis
8 5 (7.35%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (7.35%) Database Marketing
8 5 (7.35%) ERD
8 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.35%) Project Management
9 4 (5.88%) B2B
9 4 (5.88%) ITIL
9 4 (5.88%) System Testing
9 4 (5.88%) Time Management
9 4 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.88%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (88.24%) SQL
2 7 (10.29%) R
3 6 (8.82%) C#
3 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.82%) PHP
3 6 (8.82%) PL/SQL
4 5 (7.35%) Java
4 5 (7.35%) C++
5 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.88%) Apex Code
6 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.94%) Perl
7 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Degree
2 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (30.88%) Alterian
2 14 (20.59%) Oracle
3 13 (19.12%) Adobe
4 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
5 8 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (10.29%) Tableau
6 7 (10.29%) IBM
7 6 (8.82%) ExactTarget
8 4 (5.88%) Siebel
8 4 (5.88%) Teradata
9 2 (2.94%) Chordiant
9 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.94%) Business Objects
9 2 (2.94%) Aprimo
9 2 (2.94%) Minitab
9 2 (2.94%) Eloqua
10 1 (1.47%) Cognos
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