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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apteco FastStats
Rank 849 826 862
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +36
Permanent jobs citing FastStats 30 46 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.044% 0.014%
As % of the Applications category 0.18% 0.30% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 28 32 15
Average salary £40,250 £34,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.51% -19.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%

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
16704 15559 16228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.85% 15.00% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 13756 12578 13940
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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -17 27 £40,000 +16.78% 12
South West -16 14 £45,000 +16.88% 5
London +31 11 £40,000 +21.21% 4
Somerset +13 6 £48,000 +95.91% 4
Bath +8 6 £48,000 +95.91% 4
City of London +10 4 £32,500 - 2
Bristol -10 3 £38,000 +33.33% 1
Wiltshire - 3 £45,000 -
Scotland +15 2 - -
Midlothian - 2 - -
Yorkshire -18 1 £32,500 -31.57% 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
York - 1 £32,500 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £40,000 -
North West - 1 £40,000 -

FastStats
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 75 (85.23%) Marketing
2 36 (40.91%) CRM
3 35 (39.77%) SQL
3 35 (39.77%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (36.36%) SAS
5 30 (34.09%) SPSS
6 26 (29.55%) Alterian
7 25 (28.41%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (27.27%) Data Analysis
9 21 (23.86%) SQL Server
10 19 (21.59%) Degree
11 18 (20.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (19.32%) Statistics
12 17 (19.32%) Campaign Management
12 17 (19.32%) Statistical Modelling
13 16 (18.18%) Analytics
14 14 (15.91%) Unica
15 13 (14.77%) Direct Marketing
15 13 (14.77%) Microsoft
16 12 (13.64%) SMS
16 12 (13.64%) Mathematics
16 12 (13.64%) Retail
16 12 (13.64%) SmartFocus
17 11 (12.50%) Online Marketing
17 11 (12.50%) Customer Segmentation
17 11 (12.50%) Relational Database
17 11 (12.50%) SAP InfiniteInsight
17 11 (12.50%) Adobe
18 10 (11.36%) CHAID
19 9 (10.23%) T-SQL

FastStats
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 32 (36.36%) SAS
2 5 (5.68%) Lync
2 5 (5.68%) IIS
3 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.14%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (34.09%) SPSS
2 9 (10.23%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (5.68%) MS Office
5 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (12.50%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 6 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (3.41%) Google Analytics
3 3 (3.41%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) SaaS
1 1 (1.14%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.64%) SMS
2 1 (1.14%) SAN
2 1 (1.14%) Intranet
2 1 (1.14%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) Extranet
2 1 (1.14%) Firewall
2 1 (1.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.86%) SQL Server
2 18 (20.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.95%) Data Mining
5 6 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.55%) MySQL
6 4 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.14%) QlikView
9 1 (1.14%) OLAP
9 1 (1.14%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.14%) Subversion
1 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 75 (85.23%) Marketing
2 12 (13.64%) Retail
3 5 (5.68%) Finance
4 3 (3.41%) Automotive
4 3 (3.41%) Legal
5 1 (1.14%) Advertising
5 1 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (36.36%) Analyst
2 16 (18.18%) Data Analyst
3 11 (12.50%) CRM Manager
4 10 (11.36%) Consultant
5 8 (9.09%) Developer
5 8 (9.09%) Data Manager
6 7 (7.95%) Insight Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Specialist
7 6 (6.82%) Marketing Consultant
7 6 (6.82%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Marketing Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 4 (4.55%) Sales Consultant
8 4 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Marketing Data Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) CRM Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Campaign Executive
9 3 (3.41%) Marketing Executive
9 3 (3.41%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (3.41%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) HTML
1 5 (5.68%) Web Services
2 4 (4.55%) CSS
3 3 (3.41%) XML
3 3 (3.41%) jQuery
3 3 (3.41%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.14%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 35 (39.77%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (19.32%) Statistics
3 12 (13.64%) Mathematics
4 7 (7.95%) Economics
5 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.14%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.27%) Windows
1 2 (2.27%) Linux
2 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.91%) CRM
2 25 (28.41%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (27.27%) Data Analysis
4 17 (19.32%) Statistical Modelling
4 17 (19.32%) Campaign Management
5 16 (18.18%) Analytics
6 13 (14.77%) Direct Marketing
7 11 (12.50%) Online Marketing
7 11 (12.50%) Customer Segmentation
8 10 (11.36%) CHAID
9 9 (10.23%) Statistical Analysis
10 8 (9.09%) Project Management
11 7 (7.95%) ETL
11 7 (7.95%) B2C
11 7 (7.95%) Time Management
12 6 (6.82%) Data Management
13 5 (5.68%) Business Analysis
13 5 (5.68%) Electronic Design Automation
13 5 (5.68%) Predictive Modelling
13 5 (5.68%) Cluster Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (39.77%) SQL
2 9 (10.23%) T-SQL
3 5 (5.68%) R
4 4 (4.55%) VBA
4 4 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.55%) PHP
5 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.14%) VB
6 1 (1.14%) C#
6 1 (1.14%) C++
6 1 (1.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (21.59%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (29.55%) Alterian
2 14 (15.91%) Unica
3 13 (14.77%) Microsoft
4 12 (13.64%) SmartFocus
5 11 (12.50%) Adobe
6 9 (10.23%) Minitab
6 9 (10.23%) Eloqua
7 7 (7.95%) Oracle
8 6 (6.82%) Business Objects
9 5 (5.68%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (5.68%) IBM
9 5 (5.68%) Neolane
9 5 (5.68%) ExactTarget
10 4 (4.55%) Pega
10 4 (4.55%) Chordiant
11 3 (3.41%) ATG
11 3 (3.41%) Omniture
11 3 (3.41%) Google
11 3 (3.41%) Coremetrics
12 2 (2.27%) Marketo
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