The table below looks at the statistics for IDOL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IDOL over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP IDOL
Rank 916 956 966
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +10
Permanent jobs citing IDOL 2 19 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.017% 0.023%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.007% 0.054% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 2 19 10
Median salary £35,000 £57,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-39.13% +43.75%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £41,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-15.66% +9.21%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
29124 34912 37414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.74% 31.81% 31.90%
Number of salaries quoted 24743 29407 31937
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

IDOL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing IDOL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

IDOL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IDOL
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IDOL within the UK.

IDOL Salary Trend in the UK

IDOL
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IDOL within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim - 2 £35,000 -
Belfast - 2 £35,000 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £35,000 -

IDOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing IDOL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for IDOL.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) iManage
4 4 (50.00%) QA
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Lucene
5 3 (37.50%) Document Management
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (37.50%) Change Management
5 3 (37.50%) OpenText
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Reuters
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) Apache Solr
6 2 (25.00%) DFS Replication
6 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (25.00%) Ansible
6 2 (25.00%) Puppet
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012

IDOL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Solr
2 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data
4 1 (12.50%) EDRMS
4 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Services Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Finance Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) WebOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Lucene
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Django
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Document Management
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (25.00%) Process Management
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) E-Discovery
4 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Lua
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) iManage
2 3 (37.50%) OpenText
2 3 (37.50%) Reuters
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Kofax
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Interwoven