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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Research
Rank 733 637 647
Rank change year-on-year
-96 +10
Permanent jobs citing Market Research 169 245 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.28% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 121 210 225
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £39,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-17.72% -16.84%

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
93849 86638 91621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.98% 81.20% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 74909 71197 77439
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -100 145 £45,000 -5.26% 34
London -67 102 £50,000 -4.76% 21
South East -43 28 £45,000 +12.50% 3
City of London -42 19 £45,000 -21.73% 6
South Wales +16 18 £21,250 -42.56%
Wales +7 18 £21,250 -42.56%
Berkshire +5 9 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Caerphilly - 9 £21,250 -
Buckinghamshire +5 8 £45,000 +21.62%
Newport - 8 £32,500 -
Surrey +2 5 £29,500 -48.69%
Beaconsfield -4 5 £45,000 +3.44%
North West -17 5 £45,000 +95.65% 1
East of England -35 5 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Manchester +1 4 £45,000 - 1
Reading -1 4 £50,000 -50.00%
Glasgow +1 3 £44,000 -
Milton Keynes -5 3 £50,000 +42.85%
Scotland -12 3 £44,000 -
Hillingdon - 3 - -
Essex - 3 £42,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +3 2 £25,500 -1.92%
Hampshire -14 2 - -
Hertfordshire -14 2 £32,500 -40.90% 2
South West -28 2 £21,000 -23.63% 1
West Yorkshire -32 2 £30,000 +36.36% 1
Yorkshire -34 2 £30,000 -26.82% 1
Wakefield - 2 £30,000 -
Epsom - 2 £26,500 -
Bicester - 2 £25,500 -

Market Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (49.73%) Marketing
2 128 (34.59%) Degree
3 97 (26.22%) Analytics
4 88 (23.78%) Analytical Skills
5 66 (17.84%) Finance
5 66 (17.84%) Google
6 65 (17.57%) SQL
7 63 (17.03%) Product Management
8 56 (15.14%) Data Analysis
8 56 (15.14%) E-Commerce
9 53 (14.32%) HTML
9 53 (14.32%) Microsoft
9 53 (14.32%) Digital Marketing
10 48 (12.97%) Project Management
11 47 (12.70%) Google Analytics
12 46 (12.43%) MS Excel
13 45 (12.16%) SEO
13 45 (12.16%) Social Media
14 43 (11.62%) MS Office
15 41 (11.08%) Agile Software Development
16 40 (10.81%) CRM
17 39 (10.54%) Windows
17 39 (10.54%) JavaScript
17 39 (10.54%) User Experience
18 38 (10.27%) Mathematics
19 36 (9.73%) Web Analytics
20 35 (9.46%) Usability Testing
21 34 (9.19%) Pay per click
22 32 (8.65%) SQL Server
23 31 (8.38%) MS PowerPoint

Market Research
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 29 (7.84%) SAS
2 10 (2.70%) Apache
2 10 (2.70%) Facebook Platform
3 6 (1.62%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (0.81%) IIS
5 2 (0.54%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.27%) CMS
6 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.27%) Drupal
6 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 46 (12.43%) MS Excel
2 43 (11.62%) MS Office
3 31 (8.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (7.57%) SPSS
5 19 (5.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 19 (5.14%) Photoshop
6 6 (1.62%) MS Visio
7 4 (1.08%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.81%) Stata
9 1 (0.27%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.27%) InDesign
9 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 47 (12.70%) Google Analytics
2 13 (3.51%) WebTrends
3 4 (1.08%) Oracle CRM
3 4 (1.08%) Magento
3 4 (1.08%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.54%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.27%) Sage 300 ERP
5 1 (0.27%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.70%) Google Apps
2 9 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.62%) SaaS
4 5 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.78%) Internet
2 10 (2.70%) Intranet
3 9 (2.43%) Extranet
3 9 (2.43%) LDAP
3 9 (2.43%) AMQP
4 5 (1.35%) Network Security
4 5 (1.35%) LAN
4 5 (1.35%) VoIP
5 4 (1.08%) Broadband
5 4 (1.08%) WiMAX
5 4 (1.08%) HSPA
5 4 (1.08%) LTE
6 3 (0.81%) NFC
6 3 (0.81%) SMS
6 3 (0.81%) IPv6
6 3 (0.81%) SAN
7 2 (0.54%) WAN
7 2 (0.54%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.54%) RTSP
7 2 (0.54%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.03%) MySQL
3 11 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.43%) RDBMS
4 9 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (2.43%) DB2
4 9 (2.43%) MongoDB
4 9 (2.43%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (2.43%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.08%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.08%) Big Data
8 3 (0.81%) MS Access
8 3 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.81%) OLAP
8 3 (0.81%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.54%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (2.70%) Subversion
2 3 (0.81%) JIRA
2 3 (0.81%) Axure RP
2 3 (0.81%) MSI
3 2 (0.54%) Bazaar
3 2 (0.54%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (0.54%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.54%) Mercurial
3 2 (0.54%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 184 (49.73%) Marketing
2 66 (17.84%) Finance
3 28 (7.57%) Advertising
4 17 (4.59%) Law
5 15 (4.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (3.51%) Legal
6 13 (3.51%) Games
7 11 (2.97%) Retail
7 11 (2.97%) Automotive
7 11 (2.97%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.43%) Russian Language
9 8 (2.16%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.62%) Back Office
11 5 (1.35%) Military
11 5 (1.35%) Banking
11 5 (1.35%) Spanish Language
11 5 (1.35%) French Language
12 4 (1.08%) Korean Language
12 4 (1.08%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.81%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 88 (23.78%) Analyst
2 61 (16.49%) Product Manager
3 38 (10.27%) Developer
4 37 (10.00%) Consultant
5 19 (5.14%) Designer
6 18 (4.86%) Data Analyst
7 15 (4.05%) PHP Developer
7 15 (4.05%) User Experience Designer
8 14 (3.78%) Graduate
9 13 (3.51%) Architect
9 13 (3.51%) Project Manager
9 13 (3.51%) Web Analyst
10 11 (2.97%) C# Developer
11 10 (2.70%) Junior
11 10 (2.70%) Marketing Manager
12 9 (2.43%) Pre Sales Consultant
12 9 (2.43%) Sales Consultant
12 9 (2.43%) Senior Manager
12 9 (2.43%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (2.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (14.32%) HTML
2 26 (7.03%) CSS
3 23 (6.22%) .NET
3 23 (6.22%) jQuery
4 22 (5.95%) XML
5 18 (4.86%) Web Services
6 15 (4.05%) ASP.NET
7 14 (3.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (3.51%) LAMP
9 10 (2.70%) Sass
10 9 (2.43%) RESTful
10 9 (2.43%) Razor View Engine
10 9 (2.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 9 (2.43%) JSON
10 9 (2.43%) Ajax
10 9 (2.43%) JMS
10 9 (2.43%) XSD
10 9 (2.43%) JSP
10 9 (2.43%) Servlets
11 8 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 88 (23.78%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (12.16%) Social Media
3 39 (10.54%) User Experience
4 38 (10.27%) Mathematics
5 22 (5.95%) Management Information System
6 19 (5.14%) Statistics
7 17 (4.59%) Blog
8 14 (3.78%) Mobile App
9 12 (3.24%) New Media
9 12 (3.24%) Psychology
9 12 (3.24%) Neural Network
10 11 (2.97%) Data Protection Act
11 8 (2.16%) Data Extraction
12 7 (1.89%) Economics
12 7 (1.89%) Human Factors
12 7 (1.89%) Mobile Payment
13 6 (1.62%) Internet of Things
13 6 (1.62%) Computer Science
13 6 (1.62%) Smartphone
13 6 (1.62%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 39 (10.54%) Windows
2 29 (7.84%) Linux
3 16 (4.32%) UNIX
4 13 (3.51%) Windows 7
5 11 (2.97%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (2.43%) Android
7 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (26.22%) Analytics
2 63 (17.03%) Product Management
3 56 (15.14%) E-Commerce
3 56 (15.14%) Data Analysis
4 53 (14.32%) Digital Marketing
5 48 (12.97%) Project Management
6 45 (12.16%) SEO
7 41 (11.08%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (10.81%) CRM
9 36 (9.73%) Web Analytics
10 35 (9.46%) Usability Testing
11 34 (9.19%) Pay per click
12 28 (7.57%) Competitor Analysis
13 24 (6.49%) Data Management
13 24 (6.49%) User Stories
14 23 (6.22%) Customer Insight
15 20 (5.41%) B2B
15 20 (5.41%) Strategic Planning
16 17 (4.59%) Search Engine Marketing
16 17 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 65 (17.57%) SQL
2 39 (10.54%) JavaScript
3 28 (7.57%) PHP
4 24 (6.49%) Java
5 16 (4.32%) R
6 15 (4.05%) C#
7 12 (3.24%) MATLAB
8 9 (2.43%) Shell Script
8 9 (2.43%) C
9 7 (1.89%) VBA
10 3 (0.81%) VB
11 2 (0.54%) Ruby
11 2 (0.54%) PHP5
12 1 (0.27%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 128 (34.59%) Degree
2 5 (1.35%) SC Cleared
2 5 (1.35%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.08%) MBA
4 3 (0.81%) SAP Certification
5 2 (0.54%) PMP
5 2 (0.54%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.54%) CCNP
5 2 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.89%) ISO 9001
1 7 (1.89%) QA
2 5 (1.35%) SLA
3 4 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (2.43%) HDFS
2 8 (2.16%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 66 (17.84%) Google
2 53 (14.32%) Microsoft
3 23 (6.22%) Salesforce.com
4 22 (5.95%) Oracle
5 15 (4.05%) Facebook
6 11 (2.97%) Business Objects
6 11 (2.97%) VMware
7 10 (2.70%) Adobe
8 9 (2.43%) SAP
8 9 (2.43%) Omniture
8 9 (2.43%) Hitwise
8 9 (2.43%) Rackspace
9 8 (2.16%) Tealeaf
9 8 (2.16%) ClickTale
10 7 (1.89%) Citrix
10 7 (1.89%) Tableau
11 5 (1.35%) Cisco
12 4 (1.08%) Sitecore
12 4 (1.08%) Confirmit
12 4 (1.08%) HP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 minutes ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Unspecified competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Vadis People
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Step Ahead Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Volaris Exec
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £32000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £27000 - £31000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum - OTE + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £51000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum OTE £40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago