The table below looks at the statistics for IDOL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IDOL over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Autonomy IDOL
Rank 875 901 863
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -38
Permanent jobs citing IDOL 17 28 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.024% 0.016%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.050% 0.077% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 10
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,100 £38,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £64,200
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £38,000 £61,750
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -38.46%

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
33874 36349 34169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.93% 31.07% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 28558 31032 29440
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

IDOL
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IDOL within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IDOL over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 within the UK.

IDOL Salary Histogram in the UK

IDOL
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IDOL within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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 +8 17 £57,500 +43.75%
London +42 16 £57,500 +21.05%
City of London +28 5 £60,000 +26.31%
Leeds +11 1 £41,500 +9.21%
West Yorkshire +5 1 £41,500 +9.21%
Yorkshire -1 1 £41,500 +9.21%

IDOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing IDOL 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 IDOL.

1 36 (81.82%) WorkSite
2 30 (68.18%) HP
3 27 (61.36%) Document Management
4 23 (52.27%) SQL
4 23 (52.27%) Windows
5 22 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 22 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 22 (50.00%) Legal
6 16 (36.36%) Law
7 15 (34.09%) Client/Server
8 14 (31.82%) Project Planning
9 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
10 9 (20.45%) .NET
10 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
10 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
10 9 (20.45%) Content Management
10 9 (20.45%) Web Analytics
10 9 (20.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (20.45%) Change Control
10 9 (20.45%) Analytics
11 8 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (18.18%) Lua
11 8 (18.18%) Google Analytics
11 8 (18.18%) Google
11 8 (18.18%) Web Development
11 8 (18.18%) JSON
11 8 (18.18%) Incident Management
11 8 (18.18%) Ajax
11 8 (18.18%) Finance
11 8 (18.18%) WebTrends

IDOL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing IDOL 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 IDOL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (81.82%) WorkSite
2 22 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (11.36%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (11.36%) Confluence
5 3 (6.82%) IIS
5 3 (6.82%) Apache
6 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (18.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) DHCP
1 5 (11.36%) DNS
2 2 (4.55%) SAN
2 2 (4.55%) VLAN
2 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) EDRMS
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.27%) DTS
4 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) JIRA
2 2 (4.55%) LoadRunner
General
1 22 (50.00%) Legal
2 16 (36.36%) Law
3 8 (18.18%) Finance
4 4 (9.09%) Banking
5 3 (6.82%) Retail
5 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Applications Support
2 14 (31.82%) Analyst
3 11 (25.00%) Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Support Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Designer
6 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.27%) DBA
7 1 (2.27%) SQL DBA
7 1 (2.27%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) .NET
1 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
2 8 (18.18%) CSS
2 8 (18.18%) XML
2 8 (18.18%) Ajax
2 8 (18.18%) JSON
2 8 (18.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Client/Server
2 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
3 5 (11.36%) Wiki
4 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.82%) Statistics
6 2 (4.55%) PKI
6 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (52.27%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Document Management
2 14 (31.82%) Project Planning
3 9 (20.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (20.45%) Change Control
3 9 (20.45%) Web Analytics
3 9 (20.45%) Content Management
3 9 (20.45%) Analytics
4 8 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 8 (18.18%) Web Development
5 5 (11.36%) Release Management
5 5 (11.36%) Information Management
5 5 (11.36%) ITIL
6 3 (6.82%) Time Management
6 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.82%) Coaching
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.55%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Testing
7 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) SQL
2 8 (18.18%) C#
2 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 8 (18.18%) Lua
3 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
1 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.82%) ISA Server
3 2 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.55%) Netcool
2 2 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 30 (68.18%) HP
2 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.18%) Google
4 7 (15.91%) Meridio
5 5 (11.36%) Citrix
5 5 (11.36%) VMware
6 4 (9.09%) Interwoven
7 3 (6.82%) Veritas
7 3 (6.82%) Fujitsu
8 2 (4.55%) NetApp
8 2 (4.55%) Cisco
8 2 (4.55%) EMC