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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apteco FastStats
Rank 855 848 854
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing FastStats 32 46 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.043% 0.018%
As % of the Applications category 0.19% 0.29% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 31 38 18
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £62,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -21.21%

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
16758 15829 15719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.65% 14.79% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 13631 12732 13261
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 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 2 March 2015 within the UK.

FastStats Salary Histogram in the UK

FastStats
Top 15 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 2 March 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
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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 +5 30 £40,000 +19.40% 2
London +26 16 £36,500 -28.78% 2
South West -6 11 £45,000 +55.17%
City of London +17 9 £33,000 -5.71% 1
Somerset +10 6 £48,000 +95.91%
Bath +4 6 £48,000 +95.91%
Yorkshire +3 3 £32,500 -31.57%
Wiltshire - 3 £45,000 -
York - 2 £36,250 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £36,250 -
Scotland +17 1 - -
Leeds 0 1 £30,000 -36.84%
West Yorkshire -6 1 £30,000 -36.84%
Bristol -12 1 £35,000 -
Midlothian - 1 - -

FastStats
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 58 (87.88%) Marketing
2 37 (56.06%) SQL
3 30 (45.45%) SAS
4 29 (43.94%) SPSS
5 28 (42.42%) Alterian
6 25 (37.88%) CRM
7 24 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (34.85%) Data Analysis
9 21 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (27.27%) SQL Server
10 18 (27.27%) Direct Marketing
11 17 (25.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (24.24%) Degree
13 13 (19.70%) Statistics
13 13 (19.70%) Statistical Modelling
13 13 (19.70%) Analytics
14 11 (16.67%) SAP InfiniteInsight
14 11 (16.67%) Customer Segmentation
15 9 (13.64%) Mathematics
16 8 (12.12%) SmartFocus
17 7 (10.61%) Campaign Management
17 7 (10.61%) R
17 7 (10.61%) Relational Database
17 7 (10.61%) Unica
17 7 (10.61%) Economics
17 7 (10.61%) Data Management
17 7 (10.61%) Project Management
17 7 (10.61%) CHAID
17 7 (10.61%) B2C
17 7 (10.61%) Microsoft

FastStats
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 30 (45.45%) SAS
2 5 (7.58%) IIS
3 2 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 29 (43.94%) SPSS
2 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.03%) MS Office
4 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (16.67%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 5 (7.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) SMS
1 1 (1.52%) FTP
1 1 (1.52%) Intranet
1 1 (1.52%) Internet
1 1 (1.52%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 17 (25.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (10.61%) Relational Database
4 6 (9.09%) Data Mining
4 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.03%) MS Access
7 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.52%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.52%) OLAP
8 1 (1.52%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.52%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 58 (87.88%) Marketing
2 6 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (4.55%) Automotive
3 3 (4.55%) Legal
4 2 (3.03%) Games
4 2 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (43.94%) Analyst
2 15 (22.73%) Data Analyst
3 12 (18.18%) Marketing Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Data Manager
5 8 (12.12%) Marketing Data Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Consultant
7 6 (9.09%) Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Insight Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Specialist
8 4 (6.06%) Campaign Executive
8 4 (6.06%) Business Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (4.55%) CRM Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) Marketing Consultant
10 2 (3.03%) Data Consultant
10 2 (3.03%) Customer Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) Service Manager
10 2 (3.03%) Campaign Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) Web Services
2 1 (1.52%) XML
2 1 (1.52%) MDX
2 1 (1.52%) HTML
2 1 (1.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (19.70%) Statistics
3 9 (13.64%) Mathematics
4 7 (10.61%) Economics
5 2 (3.03%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) CRM
2 23 (34.85%) Data Analysis
3 21 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (27.27%) Direct Marketing
5 13 (19.70%) Statistical Modelling
5 13 (19.70%) Analytics
6 11 (16.67%) Customer Segmentation
7 7 (10.61%) Campaign Management
7 7 (10.61%) B2C
7 7 (10.61%) CHAID
7 7 (10.61%) Project Management
7 7 (10.61%) Data Management
8 6 (9.09%) ETL
8 6 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 6 (9.09%) Campaign Analysis
9 5 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (7.58%) Statistical Analysis
9 5 (7.58%) Time Management
10 4 (6.06%) Database Marketing
10 4 (6.06%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.06%) SQL
2 7 (10.61%) R
3 6 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.55%) VBA
5 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.52%) VB
5 1 (1.52%) C#
5 1 (1.52%) C++
5 1 (1.52%) Java
5 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) Degree
2 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (42.42%) Alterian
2 8 (12.12%) SmartFocus
3 7 (10.61%) Unica
3 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.09%) Business Objects
4 6 (9.09%) Minitab
5 4 (6.06%) Adobe
6 3 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (4.55%) Neolane
7 2 (3.03%) Tableau
7 2 (3.03%) Eloqua
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle
7 2 (3.03%) IBM
8 1 (1.52%) Chordiant
8 1 (1.52%) Aprimo
8 1 (1.52%) Marketo
8 1 (1.52%) ExactTarget
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