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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apteco FastStats
Rank 835 845 869
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +24
Permanent jobs citing FastStats 65 65 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.057% 0.022%
As % of the Applications category 0.41% 0.37% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 59 30 11
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £60,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +30.70%

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
15802 17544 16115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.27% 15.27% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12959 13867 13342
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,508 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.40%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +16 65 £37,500 - 13
London +44 55 £37,500 - 7
City of London +21 10 £31,500 +1.61% 2
South West -1 7 £46,250 -15.90% 6
Bristol -22 3 £60,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £37,500 - 1
Leeds +12 2 £30,000 -
West Yorkshire +5 2 £30,000 -
Yorkshire +4 2 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire -2 1 £52,500 -
Oxford -4 1 £52,500 -
South East -12 1 £52,500 +40.00%
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 2
Cirencester - 1 - -

FastStats
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 92 (91.09%) SQL
2 78 (77.23%) Marketing
3 39 (38.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (35.64%) ETL
5 35 (34.65%) SQL Server
6 28 (27.72%) CRM
7 26 (25.74%) Microsoft
8 25 (24.75%) Adobe Campaign
9 24 (23.76%) Adobe
10 23 (22.77%) Unica
11 22 (21.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (20.79%) XML
13 20 (19.80%) MS Excel
13 20 (19.80%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (19.80%) Tableau
14 19 (18.81%) Analytics
15 18 (17.82%) Java
16 17 (16.83%) Oracle
17 16 (15.84%) Direct Marketing
18 15 (14.85%) Validation
19 14 (13.86%) Degree
20 13 (12.87%) Selenium
20 13 (12.87%) Automation Testing
20 13 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
20 13 (12.87%) Data Validation
20 13 (12.87%) SQL Server 2008
20 13 (12.87%) Team Foundation Server
20 13 (12.87%) SQL Server 2012
21 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
21 12 (11.88%) Talend Open Studio

FastStats
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 11 (10.89%) SAS
2 2 (1.98%) Lync
2 2 (1.98%) IIS
3 1 (0.99%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.99%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.99%) Drupal
Applications
1 20 (19.80%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.90%) SPSS
3 4 (3.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.97%) MS Office
5 2 (1.98%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (24.75%) Adobe Campaign
2 23 (22.77%) Unica
3 7 (6.93%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.98%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.91%) SMS
2 8 (7.92%) Intranet
2 8 (7.92%) Internet
2 8 (7.92%) Extranet
3 1 (0.99%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (38.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 35 (34.65%) SQL Server
3 22 (21.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (12.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (12.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (11.88%) QlikView
5 12 (11.88%) DataStage
6 11 (10.89%) Relational Database
7 10 (9.90%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (8.91%) MS Access
9 8 (7.92%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.97%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.99%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.99%) Big Data
12 1 (0.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (12.87%) Selenium
1 13 (12.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (11.88%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (3.96%) Oracle APEX
General
1 78 (77.23%) Marketing
2 3 (2.97%) Advertising
3 2 (1.98%) Retail
3 2 (1.98%) Finance
Job Titles
1 49 (48.51%) Analyst
2 31 (30.69%) Developer
3 21 (20.79%) Data Analyst
4 15 (14.85%) Marketing Analyst
5 12 (11.88%) Test Analyst
6 10 (9.90%) Senior Developer
6 10 (9.90%) ETL Developer
7 9 (8.91%) Senior ETL Developer
7 9 (8.91%) Marketing Data Analyst
8 8 (7.92%) Applications Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.95%) Architect
9 5 (4.95%) Services Delivery Manager
9 5 (4.95%) Database Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (4.95%) Service Manager
9 5 (4.95%) Insight Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Marketing Executive
10 4 (3.96%) Campaign Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.79%) XML
2 9 (8.91%) HTML
3 8 (7.92%) SOAP
4 2 (1.98%) Web Services
5 1 (0.99%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.92%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.96%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.97%) Statistics
4 3 (2.97%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.98%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.98%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.99%) User Experience
6 1 (0.99%) Physics
6 1 (0.99%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.91%) Android
1 9 (8.91%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.98%) Linux
2 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (35.64%) ETL
2 28 (27.72%) CRM
3 20 (19.80%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (18.81%) Analytics
5 16 (15.84%) Direct Marketing
6 15 (14.85%) Validation
7 13 (12.87%) Automation Testing
7 13 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (12.87%) Data Validation
8 12 (11.88%) Digital Marketing
9 10 (9.90%) E-Commerce
10 9 (8.91%) Database Marketing
10 9 (8.91%) Email Marketing
11 8 (7.92%) B2B
11 8 (7.92%) ERD
12 7 (6.93%) Campaign Management
13 5 (4.95%) ITIL
13 5 (4.95%) Service Delivery
13 5 (4.95%) Data Management
14 4 (3.96%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 92 (91.09%) SQL
2 18 (17.82%) Java
3 9 (8.91%) JavaScript
3 9 (8.91%) C#
3 9 (8.91%) PHP
4 8 (7.92%) C++
5 6 (5.94%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.94%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.96%) Apex Code
6 4 (3.96%) R
7 3 (2.97%) VB
7 3 (2.97%) Perl
8 2 (1.98%) VBA
8 2 (1.98%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (13.86%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) COBIT
2 1 (0.99%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) SLA
Vendors
1 26 (25.74%) Microsoft
2 24 (23.76%) Adobe
3 20 (19.80%) Tableau
4 17 (16.83%) Oracle
5 12 (11.88%) Informatica
5 12 (11.88%) Talend
6 11 (10.89%) IBM
6 11 (10.89%) Alterian
7 9 (8.91%) ExactTarget
8 8 (7.92%) Omniture
8 8 (7.92%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (5.94%) Coremetrics
10 5 (4.95%) Datameer
10 5 (4.95%) Google
11 4 (3.96%) Teradata
11 4 (3.96%) Siebel
12 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.98%) Minitab
12 2 (1.98%) Eloqua
13 1 (0.99%) Aprimo
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