The table below looks at the statistics for Market Research skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Market Research over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Research
Rank 738 664 652
Rank change year-on-year
-74 -12
Permanent jobs citing Market Research 166 217 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.25% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 123 185 218
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,700 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £71,800 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -22.22%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93253 88183 90713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.97% 81.51% 78.92%
Number of salaries quoted 75196 72427 76352
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Market Research
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Market Research within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Market Research Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Market Research
Salary Trend

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

Market Research Salary Trend in the UK

Market Research
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Market Research over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 within the UK.

Market Research Salary Histogram in the UK

Market Research
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Market Research within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -71 147 £42,500 -10.52% 27
London -34 103 £48,000 -6.34% 12
City of London -27 28 £37,500 -34.78% 4
South East -30 24 £32,500 - 6
South Wales +16 13 £32,500 -15.58%
Wales +4 13 £32,500 -15.58%
North West -1 9 £35,000 +34.61% 3
Newport - 8 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire +5 7 £50,000 +33.33%
East of England -27 7 £38,750 -26.19%
Berkshire +4 6 £60,000 +84.61% 4
Surrey -13 6 £32,500 -13.33%
Manchester -13 6 £45,000 +55.17% 2
Windsor - 4 £60,000 - 2
Hillingdon - 4 - -
Milton Keynes -9 3 £50,000 +33.33%
Cheshire -13 3 £35,000 +52.17% 1
Hertfordshire -17 3 £35,000 -36.36%
Essex - 3 £42,500 -
Macclesfield - 3 £35,000 -
Caerphilly - 3 £21,250 -
Scotland -1 2 £44,000 - 1
Glasgow -2 2 £44,000 - 1
Cardiff -3 2 £23,250 -37.16%
High Wycombe -9 2 - -
Hampshire -11 2 £30,000 - 1
West Sussex -14 2 £20,500 -56.84% 1
Yorkshire -26 2 £30,000 +42.85%
West Yorkshire -30 2 £30,000 +42.85%
Wakefield - 2 £30,000 -

Market Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Market Research 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 Market Research.

1 184 (52.27%) Marketing
2 104 (29.55%) Degree
3 90 (25.57%) Analytics
4 85 (24.15%) Analytical Skills
5 56 (15.91%) Finance
6 55 (15.63%) Google
6 55 (15.63%) Microsoft
6 55 (15.63%) SQL
6 55 (15.63%) Product Management
7 54 (15.34%) E-Commerce
7 54 (15.34%) Project Management
7 54 (15.34%) Data Analysis
8 53 (15.06%) MS Excel
9 52 (14.77%) HTML
9 52 (14.77%) Digital Marketing
10 40 (11.36%) Social Media
10 40 (11.36%) MS Office
11 39 (11.08%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (11.08%) Web Analytics
11 39 (11.08%) JavaScript
12 38 (10.80%) Windows
13 37 (10.51%) CRM
14 36 (10.23%) SEO
15 35 (9.94%) User Experience
15 35 (9.94%) Google Analytics
15 35 (9.94%) Mathematics
16 31 (8.81%) MS PowerPoint
16 31 (8.81%) Pay per click
16 31 (8.81%) PHP
17 30 (8.52%) Linux

Market Research
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Market Research 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 Market Research. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (7.10%) SAS
2 10 (2.84%) Facebook Platform
2 10 (2.84%) Apache
3 6 (1.70%) IIS
4 3 (0.85%) CMS
4 3 (0.85%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.57%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.28%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.28%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.28%) Node.js
6 1 (0.28%) Joomla!
Applications
1 53 (15.06%) MS Excel
2 40 (11.36%) MS Office
3 31 (8.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (7.67%) SPSS
5 15 (4.26%) Adobe Illustrator
5 15 (4.26%) Photoshop
6 5 (1.42%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.85%) Stata
8 2 (0.57%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.28%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 35 (9.94%) Google Analytics
2 16 (4.55%) WebTrends
3 8 (2.27%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.57%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.28%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.84%) SaaS
1 10 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (2.84%) Google Apps
2 5 (1.42%) Office 365
2 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.97%) Internet
2 10 (2.84%) AMQP
2 10 (2.84%) LDAP
3 8 (2.27%) Intranet
3 8 (2.27%) VoIP
4 7 (1.99%) Broadband
5 6 (1.70%) Network Security
5 6 (1.70%) SAN
5 6 (1.70%) Extranet
5 6 (1.70%) LAN
6 5 (1.42%) Firewall
7 4 (1.14%) HSPA
7 4 (1.14%) LTE
7 4 (1.14%) WiMAX
8 3 (0.85%) BIG-IP
8 3 (0.85%) RTSP
8 3 (0.85%) Wireless
8 3 (0.85%) IPsec
8 3 (0.85%) SMS
8 3 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.95%) MySQL
1 28 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (2.84%) MongoDB
3 10 (2.84%) NoSQL
3 10 (2.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 10 (2.84%) Relational Database
3 10 (2.84%) DB2
3 10 (2.84%) RDBMS
4 6 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.70%) Big Data
4 6 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.14%) QlikView
6 3 (0.85%) OLAP
6 3 (0.85%) MS Access
6 3 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.85%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.28%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (3.41%) Subversion
2 4 (1.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.85%) JIRA
4 2 (0.57%) PHPUnit
4 2 (0.57%) Mercurial
4 2 (0.57%) RubyMine
4 2 (0.57%) Bazaar
4 2 (0.57%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.28%) Grunt
5 1 (0.28%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.28%) Bower
General
1 184 (52.27%) Marketing
2 56 (15.91%) Finance
3 27 (7.67%) Advertising
4 18 (5.11%) Retail
5 17 (4.83%) Pharmaceutical
6 15 (4.26%) Telecoms
7 11 (3.13%) Games
8 10 (2.84%) Legal
9 9 (2.56%) Automotive
10 8 (2.27%) Russian Language
11 7 (1.99%) Law
12 5 (1.42%) Military
12 5 (1.42%) Financial Institution
13 4 (1.14%) Korean Language
14 3 (0.85%) iGaming
15 2 (0.57%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.57%) Polish Language
15 2 (0.57%) Electronics
15 2 (0.57%) Banking
16 1 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 83 (23.58%) Analyst
2 55 (15.63%) Product Manager
3 40 (11.36%) Developer
4 30 (8.52%) Consultant
5 21 (5.97%) Web Analyst
6 19 (5.40%) PHP Developer
7 17 (4.83%) Graduate
7 17 (4.83%) Junior
8 16 (4.55%) Project Manager
8 16 (4.55%) Data Analyst
9 13 (3.69%) Designer
10 12 (3.41%) E-Commerce Manager
10 12 (3.41%) Marketing Manager
11 11 (3.13%) UX Designer
12 9 (2.56%) Product Analyst
12 9 (2.56%) Market Analyst
12 9 (2.56%) Digital Marketing Manager
13 8 (2.27%) Senior Developer
13 8 (2.27%) Administrator
13 8 (2.27%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (14.77%) HTML
2 26 (7.39%) CSS
3 23 (6.53%) jQuery
4 21 (5.97%) Web Services
4 21 (5.97%) XML
5 18 (5.11%) .NET
6 14 (3.98%) LAMP
7 12 (3.41%) ASP.NET
8 11 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (2.84%) RESTful
9 10 (2.84%) JSON
9 10 (2.84%) Sass
9 10 (2.84%) XSD
9 10 (2.84%) JSP
9 10 (2.84%) Servlets
9 10 (2.84%) JMS
10 8 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 8 (2.27%) SOAP
11 6 (1.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (1.70%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 85 (24.15%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (11.36%) Social Media
3 35 (9.94%) User Experience
3 35 (9.94%) Mathematics
4 21 (5.97%) Statistics
4 21 (5.97%) Management Information System
5 18 (5.11%) Blog
6 11 (3.13%) Neural Network
7 10 (2.84%) Psychology
8 9 (2.56%) Computer Science
9 8 (2.27%) Data Extraction
10 7 (1.99%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.99%) Mobile Payment
10 7 (1.99%) Copywriting
11 6 (1.70%) Social Network
11 6 (1.70%) FMCG
11 6 (1.70%) Internet of Things
11 6 (1.70%) Smartphone
11 6 (1.70%) Economics
12 5 (1.42%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (10.80%) Windows
2 30 (8.52%) Linux
3 17 (4.83%) UNIX
4 15 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (3.98%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.70%) Android
6 6 (1.70%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (25.57%) Analytics
2 55 (15.63%) Product Management
3 54 (15.34%) E-Commerce
3 54 (15.34%) Project Management
3 54 (15.34%) Data Analysis
4 52 (14.77%) Digital Marketing
5 39 (11.08%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (11.08%) Web Analytics
6 37 (10.51%) CRM
7 36 (10.23%) SEO
8 31 (8.81%) Pay per click
9 23 (6.53%) Competitor Analysis
9 23 (6.53%) Usability Testing
9 23 (6.53%) Customer Insight
10 22 (6.25%) Data Management
10 22 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (5.97%) User Stories
12 19 (5.40%) Strategic Planning
13 18 (5.11%) Marketing Strategy
14 16 (4.55%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 55 (15.63%) SQL
2 39 (11.08%) JavaScript
3 31 (8.81%) PHP
4 20 (5.68%) Java
5 15 (4.26%) R
6 12 (3.41%) C#
7 11 (3.13%) MATLAB
7 11 (3.13%) C
8 10 (2.84%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.42%) VBA
9 5 (1.42%) PHP5
10 3 (0.85%) Ruby
11 2 (0.57%) VB
12 1 (0.28%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 104 (29.55%) Degree
2 6 (1.70%) MBA
3 4 (1.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.85%) CCNP
4 3 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.57%) SAP Certification
5 2 (0.57%) PMP
5 2 (0.57%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.57%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.56%) QA
2 7 (1.99%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.42%) SLA
4 4 (1.14%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (2.84%) HDFS
2 8 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 55 (15.63%) Google
1 55 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.68%) Oracle
3 16 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (3.98%) Business Objects
5 12 (3.41%) Hitwise
5 12 (3.41%) Facebook
5 12 (3.41%) Adobe
6 10 (2.84%) ClickTale
6 10 (2.84%) Rackspace
6 10 (2.84%) Tealeaf
6 10 (2.84%) VMware
7 9 (2.56%) Cisco
8 7 (1.99%) Omniture
8 7 (1.99%) Tableau
9 4 (1.14%) Confirmit
9 4 (1.14%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.14%) SAP
10 3 (0.85%) Epiphany
10 3 (0.85%) Chordiant
City, London
Personnel IT
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £51000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £56000.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Cielo Talent - Nice
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + OTE £50k (Car allowance, Bonus, etc.)
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Personnel IT
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Verve Partners Ltd.
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience, plus bonuse
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Centric Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Company Car
Posted: 6 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + commission, full benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Cognizant
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Little Black Book Agency
Posted: 14 days ago