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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apteco FastStats
Rank 828 854 843
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -11
Permanent jobs citing FastStats 65 23 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.022% 0.044%
As % of the Applications category 0.38% 0.14% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 30 11 48
Average salary £37,500 £28,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £26,500 £25,875
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £28,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+30.70% +3.63%

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
17323 15938 16830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.08% 15.01% 14.41%
Number of salaries quoted 13718 13202 14410
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 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

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 28 August 2014 within the UK.

FastStats Salary Histogram in the UK

FastStats
Top 28 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 28 August 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 +17 64 £37,500 +31.57% 4
South East -3 27 £37,500 +4.89%
Kent - 21 £37,500 -
London +9 15 £37,500 - 2
North West -13 15 £22,750 -14.15% 2
Dartford - 15 £37,250 -
Manchester 0 11 - -
City of London - 7 £31,000 -
West Sussex -4 4 £62,500 +25.00%
East of England -17 4 £32,500 +18.18%
Peterborough - 4 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £32,500 -
Cheshire -7 3 £22,500 -15.09% 2
Warrington - 3 £22,500 - 1
South West -27 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Crawley +11 1 £62,500 +25.00%
Oxfordshire +7 1 - -
Oxford +1 1 - -
Bristol -10 1 - -
Bath -11 1 £55,000 +83.33%
Somerset -24 1 £55,000 +83.33%
West Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £27,500 -
Bromley - 1 £37,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £30,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -

FastStats
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 81 (65.85%) Marketing
2 56 (45.53%) SQL
3 49 (39.84%) SQL Server
4 48 (39.02%) CRM
5 37 (30.08%) Business Intelligence
6 36 (29.27%) Analytics
7 29 (23.58%) Campaign Management
7 29 (23.58%) Retail
8 26 (21.14%) SPSS
8 26 (21.14%) Neolane
8 26 (21.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 25 (20.33%) Unica
10 24 (19.51%) SAS
10 24 (19.51%) Windows
11 21 (17.07%) ITIL
11 21 (17.07%) Alterian
12 20 (16.26%) ETL
12 20 (16.26%) Microsoft
13 19 (15.45%) Oracle
14 18 (14.63%) SMS
15 17 (13.82%) MySQL
16 15 (12.20%) HTML
16 15 (12.20%) Adobe
16 15 (12.20%) Project Management
17 14 (11.38%) JavaScript
17 14 (11.38%) PHP
17 14 (11.38%) Linux
17 14 (11.38%) MS Excel
17 14 (11.38%) SmartFocus
18 13 (10.57%) Business Objects

FastStats
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (19.51%) SAS
2 11 (8.94%) Liferay
2 11 (8.94%) SharePoint
3 10 (8.13%) MS Exchange
3 10 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (8.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.44%) Lync
5 1 (0.81%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 26 (21.14%) SPSS
2 14 (11.38%) MS Excel
3 12 (9.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.88%) MS Office
5 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.44%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Pure360
1 1 (0.81%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.63%) SMS
2 11 (8.94%) Firewall
3 10 (8.13%) Wireless
3 10 (8.13%) SAN
3 10 (8.13%) Internet
3 10 (8.13%) VLAN
4 6 (4.88%) LAN
4 6 (4.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (39.84%) SQL Server
2 26 (21.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (13.82%) MySQL
4 12 (9.76%) Data Mining
4 12 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (8.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (8.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (8.94%) Oracle Database
5 11 (8.94%) Pentaho
5 11 (8.94%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (8.94%) Crystal Reports
6 10 (8.13%) Relational Database
7 7 (5.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (4.88%) ProClarity
8 6 (4.88%) OLAP
8 6 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (4.07%) Big Data
9 5 (4.07%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 81 (65.85%) Marketing
2 29 (23.58%) Retail
3 13 (10.57%) Finance
4 9 (7.32%) Telecoms
5 8 (6.50%) Manufacturing
6 7 (5.69%) Automotive
7 1 (0.81%) Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Advertising
7 1 (0.81%) Publishing
7 1 (0.81%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 47 (38.21%) Analyst
2 13 (10.57%) Developer
2 13 (10.57%) Consultant
2 13 (10.57%) Administrator
2 13 (10.57%) Data Analyst
3 12 (9.76%) Applications Support
3 12 (9.76%) Insight Analyst
3 12 (9.76%) CRM Manager
4 11 (8.94%) Support Engineer
4 11 (8.94%) Applications Support Engineer
5 10 (8.13%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (8.13%) Business Analyst
6 7 (5.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 7 (5.69%) CRM Analyst
7 6 (4.88%) Business Developer
7 6 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (4.88%) Marketing Consultant
7 6 (4.88%) Marketing Executive
8 5 (4.07%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.07%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.20%) HTML
2 11 (8.94%) J2EE
3 4 (3.25%) CSS
4 3 (2.44%) jQuery
4 3 (2.44%) WebCenter
5 2 (1.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.76%) Mathematics
2 11 (8.94%) Visualisation
3 8 (6.50%) Statistics
4 6 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.25%) Social Media
6 3 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.44%) Data Extraction
6 3 (2.44%) GIS
7 2 (1.63%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.81%) Social Network
8 1 (0.81%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.81%) Open Source
8 1 (0.81%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.51%) Windows
2 14 (11.38%) Linux
3 11 (8.94%) UNIX
4 10 (8.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (39.02%) CRM
2 37 (30.08%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (29.27%) Analytics
4 29 (23.58%) Campaign Management
5 21 (17.07%) ITIL
6 20 (16.26%) ETL
7 15 (12.20%) Project Management
8 13 (10.57%) CHAID
9 12 (9.76%) Workflow
9 12 (9.76%) Data Analysis
10 11 (8.94%) Problem Management
10 11 (8.94%) Statistical Analysis
10 11 (8.94%) Propensity Modelling
10 11 (8.94%) ITIL V2
10 11 (8.94%) Online Marketing
11 10 (8.13%) PRINCE2
11 10 (8.13%) Strategic Planning
12 9 (7.32%) Database Marketing
12 9 (7.32%) Data Modelling
13 8 (6.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 56 (45.53%) SQL
2 14 (11.38%) JavaScript
2 14 (11.38%) PHP
3 11 (8.94%) Java
4 7 (5.69%) R
5 6 (4.88%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.25%) VBA
7 3 (2.44%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.63%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.81%) C++
9 1 (0.81%) Python
9 1 (0.81%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 11 (8.94%) Degree
2 6 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.44%) MCSE
3 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.50%) QA
2 4 (3.25%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (8.13%) Active Directory
1 10 (8.13%) XenApp
2 6 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (8.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (8.13%) Backup Exec
2 10 (8.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (21.14%) Neolane
2 25 (20.33%) Unica
3 21 (17.07%) Alterian
4 20 (16.26%) Microsoft
5 19 (15.45%) Oracle
6 15 (12.20%) Adobe
7 14 (11.38%) SmartFocus
8 13 (10.57%) Business Objects
9 12 (9.76%) Eloqua
9 12 (9.76%) Google
10 11 (8.94%) VMware
11 10 (8.13%) HP
11 10 (8.13%) Citrix
11 10 (8.13%) ProCurve
11 10 (8.13%) Veeam
12 9 (7.32%) ExactTarget
12 9 (7.32%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (4.88%) CheckPoint
13 6 (4.88%) IBM
13 6 (4.88%) Omniture
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