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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP IDOL
Rank 924 933 978
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +45
Permanent jobs citing IDOL 2 25 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.023% 0.023%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.007% 0.072% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 2 21 10
Median salary £53,750 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £39,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%

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
29874 34635 37958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.28% 32.41% 32.31%
Number of salaries quoted 25504 29200 32554
Median salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IDOL over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 within the UK.

IDOL Salary Histogram in the UK

IDOL
Top 5 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 25 May 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
England +1 2 £53,750 +2.38%
London -9 1 £65,000 +23.80%
Cambridgeshire - 1 £42,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £42,500 -
East of England - 1 £42,500 -

IDOL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 14 (100.00%) SQL
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (85.71%) iManage
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 11 (78.57%) Finance
3 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (71.43%) Change Management
4 10 (71.43%) ITIL
4 10 (71.43%) Reuters
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (50.00%) Time Management
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (28.57%) User Experience
8 3 (21.43%) Lucene
8 3 (21.43%) Legal
8 3 (21.43%) Apache Solr
8 3 (21.43%) Java
9 2 (14.29%) Perl
9 2 (14.29%) .NET
9 2 (14.29%) MySQL
9 2 (14.29%) Oracle
9 2 (14.29%) Python
9 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 2 (14.29%) QA

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 (21.43%) Apache Solr
2 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) MySQL
4 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.14%) Big Data
5 1 (7.14%) EDRMS
5 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
1 10 (71.43%) Service Analyst
1 10 (71.43%) Technical Analyst
1 10 (71.43%) Technical Services Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL Service Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Server Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) IT Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Legal Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Data Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Lucene
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) Django
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Change Management
1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Time Management
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Document Management
4 1 (7.14%) E-Discovery
4 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (7.14%) Machine Learning
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Lua
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) iManage
2 10 (71.43%) Reuters
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Interwoven
4 1 (7.14%) OpenText