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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP IDOL
Rank 911 967 945
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -22
Permanent jobs citing IDOL 1 8 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.007% 0.037%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.004% 0.024% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 14
Median salary £69,500 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.36% +37.50%
UK excluding London median salary £69,500 - £40,000

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
28179 33556 35816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.58% 30.76% 31.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23978 28423 30045
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Kofax
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) DFS Replication
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Process Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) OpenText
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Document Management
2 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory

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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) HPCC
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) OLAP
2 1 (33.33%) OLTP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (33.33%) COM
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Document Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
1 2 (66.67%) Process Management
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) B2B
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) DFS Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Kofax
2 2 (66.67%) OpenText
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Vertica