The table below looks at the statistics for LiveLink skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LiveLink over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Text LiveLink
Rank 893 880 857
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -23
Permanent jobs citing LiveLink 10 48 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.041% 0.030%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.044% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 41 21
Average salary £37,750 £53,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.77% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,600 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,400 £76,200 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £58,750
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -48.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
22792 24405 23233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.59% 21.05% 20.92%
Number of salaries quoted 19008 19950 19634
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

LiveLink
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LiveLink within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

LiveLink Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LiveLink
Salary Trend

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

LiveLink Salary Trend in the UK

LiveLink
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LiveLink over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 within the UK.

LiveLink Salary Histogram in the UK

LiveLink
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LiveLink within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 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 -4 10 £37,750 -28.77% 3
East of England +23 7 £35,000 -12.50%
Hertfordshire +7 7 £35,000 -12.50%
Hemel Hempstead -20 5 - -
London -51 3 £54,000 -10.00% 3

LiveLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing LiveLink 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 LiveLink.

1 13 (54.17%) SQL
1 13 (54.17%) .NET
1 13 (54.17%) Workflow
2 12 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 11 (45.83%) C#
3 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
4 10 (41.67%) HTML
4 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 9 (37.50%) CSS
5 9 (37.50%) XML
6 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 8 (33.33%) Adobe
6 8 (33.33%) Degree
6 8 (33.33%) HTML5
7 7 (29.17%) PHP
7 7 (29.17%) VBScript
7 7 (29.17%) MySQL
7 7 (29.17%) Oracle
7 7 (29.17%) IIS
7 7 (29.17%) SAP
7 7 (29.17%) XSL
7 7 (29.17%) Flash
7 7 (29.17%) XHTML
7 7 (29.17%) jQuery
7 7 (29.17%) SAP Business Workflow
7 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (29.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (29.17%) Node.js
7 7 (29.17%) CSS3
7 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012

LiveLink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing LiveLink 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 LiveLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (29.17%) IIS
2 7 (29.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (29.17%) Node.js
2 7 (29.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (20.83%) Alfresco
3 5 (20.83%) Documentum
4 4 (16.67%) FileNet
4 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) ProjectWise
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (29.17%) MySQL
3 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) LabVIEW
1 2 (8.33%) Subversion
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
1 2 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
1 4 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Web Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Documentum Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) .NET
2 10 (41.67%) HTML
3 9 (37.50%) CSS
3 9 (37.50%) XML
4 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 8 (33.33%) HTML5
5 7 (29.17%) CSS3
5 7 (29.17%) jQuery
5 7 (29.17%) SAP Business Workflow
5 7 (29.17%) Apache Cordova
5 7 (29.17%) XSL
5 7 (29.17%) Flash
5 7 (29.17%) XHTML
6 6 (25.00%) PhoneGap
7 5 (20.83%) JSON
8 4 (16.67%) JSP
8 4 (16.67%) Web Services
9 2 (8.33%) Classic ASP
9 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
9 2 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Blackberry
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows 2000
3 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Workflow
2 5 (20.83%) Content Management
2 5 (20.83%) Time Management
3 4 (16.67%) Document Management
3 4 (16.67%) Project Management
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) MVVM
5 2 (8.33%) QMS
5 2 (8.33%) Use Case
5 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.33%) UML
5 2 (8.33%) OO
5 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
5 2 (8.33%) Information Management
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) SysML
6 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) C#
3 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (29.17%) PHP
4 7 (29.17%) VBScript
5 6 (25.00%) Java
6 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 2 (8.33%) VB
8 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (4.17%) VBA
8 1 (4.17%) VB6
8 1 (4.17%) C++
8 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) MCP
2 5 (20.83%) MCSE
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Adobe
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 7 (29.17%) SAP
3 5 (20.83%) OpenText
3 5 (20.83%) Tandberg
4 4 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Cognos
6 1 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) Apple
6 1 (4.17%) Remedy
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