The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apteco FastStats
Rank 865 838 859
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +21
Permanent jobs citing FastStats 50 31 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.028% 0.038%
As % of the Applications category 0.28% 0.19% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 35 20 42
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
17775 16219 16343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.11% 14.90% 13.86%
Number of salaries quoted 14264 13396 14135
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,530 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 July 2014 within the UK.

FastStats Salary Histogram in the UK

FastStats
Top 26 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 24 July 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
(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 -6 49 £37,500 +15.38% 6
South East -7 22 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Kent - 15 £37,500 -
Dartford - 13 £37,250 -
London - 9 £47,500 - 3
North West +3 7 £35,000 -
Liverpool - 6 £35,000 -
Merseyside - 6 £35,000 -
Warwickshire - 5 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 5 £42,500 -
West Sussex -1 4 £62,500 +25.00%
Leamington Spa - 4 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire +6 3 £31,250 -5.30%
Peterborough +3 3 £31,250 -5.30%
East of England -17 3 £31,250 +11.60%
South West -35 3 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £27,500 -
Somerset -26 2 £45,000 +16.12%
City of London - 2 £43,000 -
Bristol -10 1 - -
Bath -22 1 £55,000 +41.93%
Warwick - 1 £45,000 -
Bromley - 1 £37,500 -
Crawley - 1 £62,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

FastStats
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 65 (57.52%) SQL
2 63 (55.75%) Marketing
3 54 (47.79%) SQL Server
4 42 (37.17%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (33.63%) CRM
5 38 (33.63%) Analytics
6 28 (24.78%) Alterian
6 28 (24.78%) Windows
6 28 (24.78%) SPSS
7 27 (23.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (23.89%) Neolane
8 25 (22.12%) SAS
8 25 (22.12%) ITIL
9 23 (20.35%) Retail
10 21 (18.58%) Campaign Management
10 21 (18.58%) ETL
11 19 (16.81%) Unica
12 18 (15.93%) MySQL
13 17 (15.04%) Business Objects
13 17 (15.04%) HTML
13 17 (15.04%) Linux
13 17 (15.04%) Data Mining
13 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
13 17 (15.04%) Visualisation
14 16 (14.16%) ITIL V2
14 16 (14.16%) Problem Management
14 16 (14.16%) CHAID
14 16 (14.16%) UNIX
14 16 (14.16%) Crystal Reports
14 16 (14.16%) Oracle

FastStats
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 25 (22.12%) SAS
2 15 (13.27%) Liferay
3 11 (9.73%) SharePoint
4 10 (8.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (8.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (8.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 28 (24.78%) SPSS
2 11 (9.73%) MS Excel
3 9 (7.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.54%) MS Office
5 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.88%) Weka
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Responsys
1 1 (0.88%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.73%) Firewall
1 11 (9.73%) Wireless
2 10 (8.85%) Internet
3 9 (7.96%) SAN
3 9 (7.96%) VLAN
4 8 (7.08%) SMS
5 7 (6.19%) WAN
5 7 (6.19%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (47.79%) SQL Server
2 27 (23.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (15.93%) MySQL
4 17 (15.04%) Data Mining
5 16 (14.16%) Crystal Reports
6 15 (13.27%) Oracle Reports
6 15 (13.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (13.27%) Oracle Database
6 15 (13.27%) Pentaho
7 14 (12.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (11.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (8.85%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (7.96%) ProClarity
10 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (7.08%) Hadoop
11 8 (7.08%) Big Data
12 7 (6.19%) QlikView
13 6 (5.31%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (5.31%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (5.31%) Relational Database
General
1 63 (55.75%) Marketing
2 23 (20.35%) Retail
3 14 (12.39%) Finance
4 13 (11.50%) Telecoms
5 9 (7.96%) Manufacturing
6 8 (7.08%) Automotive
7 1 (0.88%) Electronics
7 1 (0.88%) Back Office
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) Publishing
7 1 (0.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (45.13%) Analyst
2 16 (14.16%) Support Engineer
2 16 (14.16%) Applications Support
2 16 (14.16%) Applications Support Engineer
3 13 (11.50%) Developer
4 12 (10.62%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (10.62%) Administrator
5 11 (9.73%) Business Analyst
5 11 (9.73%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 10 (8.85%) Insight Analyst
6 10 (8.85%) Data Analyst
7 9 (7.96%) Business Developer
7 9 (7.96%) Consultant
7 9 (7.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (7.08%) Analyst Developer
9 6 (5.31%) CRM Analyst
10 4 (3.54%) Product Owner
10 4 (3.54%) Database Marketing Executive
10 4 (3.54%) Marketing Executive
10 4 (3.54%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.04%) HTML
2 15 (13.27%) J2EE
3 4 (3.54%) MapReduce
4 2 (1.77%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.04%) Visualisation
2 14 (12.39%) Mathematics
3 10 (8.85%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.54%) Social Media
4 4 (3.54%) Statistics
5 3 (2.65%) GIS
5 3 (2.65%) Social Network
5 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.65%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.77%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.88%) DTV
7 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.88%) Open Source
7 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.78%) Windows
2 17 (15.04%) Linux
3 16 (14.16%) UNIX
4 10 (8.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (37.17%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (33.63%) CRM
2 38 (33.63%) Analytics
3 25 (22.12%) ITIL
4 21 (18.58%) Campaign Management
4 21 (18.58%) ETL
5 16 (14.16%) ITIL V2
5 16 (14.16%) Problem Management
5 16 (14.16%) CHAID
5 16 (14.16%) Workflow
6 15 (13.27%) Project Management
6 15 (13.27%) Data Modelling
6 15 (13.27%) Data Analysis
7 14 (12.39%) Campaign Analysis
7 14 (12.39%) Customer Insight
7 14 (12.39%) Business Analysis
8 11 (9.73%) E-Commerce
8 11 (9.73%) Strategic Planning
9 10 (8.85%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (8.85%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 65 (57.52%) SQL
2 15 (13.27%) Java
2 15 (13.27%) JavaScript
2 15 (13.27%) PHP
3 10 (8.85%) R
4 5 (4.42%) MATLAB
5 4 (3.54%) VBA
5 4 (3.54%) PowerHouse
6 3 (2.65%) C++
6 3 (2.65%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.65%) Python
7 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (12.39%) Degree
2 6 (5.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.65%) MCSE
3 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.08%) QA
2 4 (3.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (8.85%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.96%) XenApp
3 7 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (13.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (8.85%) Backup Exec
3 9 (7.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (24.78%) Alterian
2 27 (23.89%) Neolane
3 19 (16.81%) Unica
4 17 (15.04%) Business Objects
4 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
5 16 (14.16%) Oracle
6 13 (11.50%) Google
7 12 (10.62%) SmartFocus
8 11 (9.73%) VMware
9 9 (7.96%) HP
9 9 (7.96%) Citrix
9 9 (7.96%) Tableau
9 9 (7.96%) ProCurve
9 9 (7.96%) Veeam
10 7 (6.19%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (6.19%) CheckPoint
11 6 (5.31%) ExactTarget
11 6 (5.31%) Adobe
12 5 (4.42%) Eloqua
13 4 (3.54%) Cisco
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