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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apteco FastStats
Rank 841 846 863
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +17
Permanent jobs citing FastStats 61 30 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.028% 0.033%
As % of the Applications category 0.35% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 37
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £27,000 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £37,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +17.18%

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
17338 16046 17058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.15% 15.04% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13792 13370 14509
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 £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

FastStats Salary Histogram in the UK

FastStats
Top 23 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 19 September 2014. 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 +11 60 £36,750 -2.00% 5
South East +6 22 £37,500 +4.89% 2
Kent - 19 £37,500 -
London -18 17 £34,250 -13.29% 2
North West -5 16 £22,000 -28.45% 1
Dartford - 13 £37,250 -
Manchester +11 11 - -
City of London +14 9 £26,000 -17.46% 1
Cheshire -7 5 £22,000 -16.98% 1
Warrington - 5 £22,000 - 1
East of England -27 3 £35,000 +22.80%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £35,000 -
Peterborough - 3 £35,000 -
West Sussex -11 2 £62,500 +25.00%
Oxfordshire +6 1 - - 2
Oxford +6 1 - - 2
Crawley -1 1 £62,500 +25.00%
Bromley - 1 £37,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £30,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -

FastStats
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 80 (68.38%) Marketing
2 52 (44.44%) SQL
3 47 (40.17%) SQL Server
4 46 (39.32%) CRM
5 40 (34.19%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (29.91%) Analytics
6 35 (29.91%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (22.22%) Campaign Management
8 25 (21.37%) Neolane
8 25 (21.37%) Unica
8 25 (21.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (20.51%) SPSS
9 24 (20.51%) Retail
10 22 (18.80%) Microsoft
10 22 (18.80%) Windows
11 21 (17.95%) SAS
12 19 (16.24%) ITIL
12 19 (16.24%) ETL
12 19 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (16.24%) Alterian
13 18 (15.38%) Oracle
14 16 (13.68%) MySQL
14 16 (13.68%) MS Excel
14 16 (13.68%) Project Management
14 16 (13.68%) SmartFocus
15 15 (12.82%) SMS
15 15 (12.82%) Adobe
16 14 (11.97%) HTML
17 13 (11.11%) JavaScript
17 13 (11.11%) PHP

FastStats
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 21 (17.95%) SAS
2 10 (8.55%) Liferay
2 10 (8.55%) SharePoint
3 9 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 9 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (4.27%) Lync
5 1 (0.85%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 24 (20.51%) SPSS
2 16 (13.68%) MS Excel
3 12 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (6.84%) MS Office
5 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.56%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.85%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) MailChimp
1 1 (0.85%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.82%) SMS
2 10 (8.55%) Firewall
3 9 (7.69%) Wireless
3 9 (7.69%) VLAN
3 9 (7.69%) SAN
4 8 (6.84%) Internet
5 5 (4.27%) WAN
5 5 (4.27%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (40.17%) SQL Server
2 25 (21.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (13.68%) MySQL
4 12 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (9.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (8.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (8.55%) Crystal Reports
6 10 (8.55%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (8.55%) Data Mining
6 10 (8.55%) Pentaho
6 10 (8.55%) Oracle Database
6 10 (8.55%) Relational Database
7 6 (5.13%) ProClarity
7 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (5.13%) OLAP
8 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.56%) QlikView
11 2 (1.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 80 (68.38%) Marketing
2 24 (20.51%) Retail
3 10 (8.55%) Finance
4 5 (4.27%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.27%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.42%) Automotive
6 1 (0.85%) Electronics
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
6 1 (0.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (36.75%) Analyst
2 14 (11.97%) Insight Analyst
3 13 (11.11%) Consultant
3 13 (11.11%) Developer
3 13 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 12 (10.26%) Business Analyst
4 12 (10.26%) CRM Manager
5 11 (9.40%) Applications Support
6 10 (8.55%) Support Engineer
6 10 (8.55%) Applications Support Engineer
6 10 (8.55%) Administrator
7 7 (5.98%) Marketing Executive
7 7 (5.98%) CRM Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Marketing Consultant
8 6 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Business Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Sales Consultant
9 5 (4.27%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.97%) HTML
2 10 (8.55%) J2EE
3 4 (3.42%) CSS
4 3 (2.56%) jQuery
4 3 (2.56%) WebCenter
5 2 (1.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (34.19%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.26%) Mathematics
3 11 (9.40%) Statistics
4 7 (5.98%) Visualisation
5 5 (4.27%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.56%) GIS
6 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.56%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.71%) Social Media
7 2 (1.71%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.85%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.85%) Open Source
8 1 (0.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.80%) Windows
2 13 (11.11%) Linux
3 10 (8.55%) UNIX
4 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (39.32%) CRM
2 35 (29.91%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (29.91%) Analytics
3 26 (22.22%) Campaign Management
4 19 (16.24%) ITIL
4 19 (16.24%) ETL
4 19 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (13.68%) Project Management
6 12 (10.26%) CHAID
6 12 (10.26%) Data Analysis
6 12 (10.26%) Statistical Analysis
7 11 (9.40%) Workflow
7 11 (9.40%) Online Marketing
8 10 (8.55%) ITIL V2
8 10 (8.55%) Problem Management
8 10 (8.55%) PRINCE2
9 9 (7.69%) Database Marketing
9 9 (7.69%) Propensity Modelling
10 8 (6.84%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.84%) Direct Marketing
Programming Languages
1 52 (44.44%) SQL
2 13 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 13 (11.11%) PHP
3 10 (8.55%) Java
4 8 (6.84%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.13%) R
6 3 (2.56%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.71%) VBA
7 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (8.55%) Degree
2 6 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.56%) MCSE
4 1 (0.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) QA
2 4 (3.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 9 (7.69%) XenApp
2 5 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (8.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 9 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 9 (7.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (21.37%) Unica
1 25 (21.37%) Neolane
2 22 (18.80%) Microsoft
3 19 (16.24%) Alterian
4 18 (15.38%) Oracle
5 16 (13.68%) SmartFocus
6 15 (12.82%) Adobe
7 12 (10.26%) Business Objects
7 12 (10.26%) Eloqua
7 12 (10.26%) Google
8 10 (8.55%) VMware
9 9 (7.69%) Citrix
9 9 (7.69%) HP
9 9 (7.69%) ProCurve
9 9 (7.69%) Veeam
10 8 (6.84%) ExactTarget
10 8 (6.84%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (5.13%) Minitab
11 6 (5.13%) IBM
11 6 (5.13%) Omniture
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