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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apteco FastStats
Rank 867 859 831
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -28
Permanent jobs citing FastStats 37 61 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.051% 0.044%
As % of the Applications category 0.23% 0.34% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 34 50 41
Average salary £32,750 £35,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.09% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £27,450 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £62,500 £55,000
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
16427 18046 16828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.87% 15.05% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 13185 14607 13866
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 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%

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 5 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 5 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 37 £32,750 -7.09% 3
London +19 30 £36,500 -14.11% 1
City of London +39 13 £32,500 -7.14%
South East +17 3 £23,500 -63.84% 1
Cheshire +2 2 £20,500 -2.38% 1
North West -20 2 £20,500 -41.42% 1
Warrington - 2 £20,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £23,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £30,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £30,000 -
Burford - 2 £23,500 -
Leeds - 2 £30,000 -
Reading - 1 £28,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £28,000 -

FastStats
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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 55 (82.09%) SQL
1 55 (82.09%) Marketing
2 22 (32.84%) CRM
2 22 (32.84%) Alterian
3 19 (28.36%) SQL Server
3 19 (28.36%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (26.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (25.37%) SAS
5 17 (25.37%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (23.88%) SPSS
7 15 (22.39%) Unica
7 15 (22.39%) Analytics
8 14 (20.90%) Direct Marketing
9 12 (17.91%) Oracle
10 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
10 11 (16.42%) Adobe
10 11 (16.42%) Adobe Campaign
11 10 (14.93%) Campaign Management
11 10 (14.93%) ETL
11 10 (14.93%) Degree
11 10 (14.93%) Data Analysis
12 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
13 8 (11.94%) Tableau
14 7 (10.45%) R
14 7 (10.45%) IBM
14 7 (10.45%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (8.96%) MS Access
15 6 (8.96%) T-SQL
15 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services

FastStats
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 17 (25.37%) SAS
2 4 (5.97%) IIS
3 2 (2.99%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (23.88%) SPSS
2 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.99%) MS Office
4 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (22.39%) Unica
2 11 (16.42%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (2.99%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.49%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) SMS
2 3 (4.48%) Intranet
2 3 (4.48%) Internet
2 3 (4.48%) Extranet
3 2 (2.99%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.36%) SQL Server
2 18 (26.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.96%) MS Access
5 4 (5.97%) Data Mining
5 4 (5.97%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.99%) QlikView
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.49%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.49%) OLAP
8 1 (1.49%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (82.09%) Marketing
2 5 (7.46%) Finance
3 3 (4.48%) Legal
3 3 (4.48%) Retail
4 2 (2.99%) Games
4 2 (2.99%) Automotive
5 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (47.76%) Analyst
2 20 (29.85%) Data Analyst
3 14 (20.90%) Marketing Analyst
4 11 (16.42%) Developer
5 9 (13.43%) Data Manager
5 9 (13.43%) Marketing Data Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Insight Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Data Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) Customer Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Campaign Executive
9 2 (2.99%) Data Insight Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) HTML
1 4 (5.97%) Web Services
2 3 (4.48%) XML
3 2 (2.99%) SOAP
4 1 (1.49%) MDX
4 1 (1.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Statistics
2 4 (5.97%) Mathematics
2 4 (5.97%) Data Extraction
3 3 (4.48%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.99%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.99%) Economics
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Android
1 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) CRM
2 17 (25.37%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (22.39%) Analytics
4 14 (20.90%) Direct Marketing
5 10 (14.93%) Data Analysis
5 10 (14.93%) ETL
5 10 (14.93%) Campaign Management
6 6 (8.96%) Campaign Analysis
6 6 (8.96%) Database Marketing
7 5 (7.46%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.97%) Customer Insight
8 4 (5.97%) Statistical Modelling
8 4 (5.97%) Email Marketing
8 4 (5.97%) Process Architecture
8 4 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.97%) Performance Testing
8 4 (5.97%) System Testing
8 4 (5.97%) Time Management
8 4 (5.97%) ITIL
8 4 (5.97%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (82.09%) SQL
2 7 (10.45%) R
3 6 (8.96%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.97%) C#
4 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.97%) PHP
4 4 (5.97%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.97%) Apex Code
5 3 (4.48%) C++
5 3 (4.48%) Java
5 3 (4.48%) VBA
6 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (32.84%) Alterian
2 12 (17.91%) Oracle
3 11 (16.42%) Adobe
4 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
5 8 (11.94%) Tableau
6 7 (10.45%) IBM
6 7 (10.45%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (5.97%) Siebel
7 4 (5.97%) Teradata
7 4 (5.97%) ExactTarget
8 3 (4.48%) Eloqua
9 2 (2.99%) Aprimo
9 2 (2.99%) Chordiant
9 2 (2.99%) Business Objects
9 2 (2.99%) Minitab
10 1 (1.49%) Cognos
10 1 (1.49%) Marketo
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