The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Research
Rank 683 743 757
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +14
Permanent jobs citing Market Research 239 140 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 196 125 138
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,200 £57,500 £67,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -26.31%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
97509 87535 96223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.37% 78.84% 76.56%
Number of salaries quoted 78334 71800 81781
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +43 229 £45,000 +20.00% 29
London -41 95 £45,000 +2.27% 21
South East +7 53 £60,000 +71.42% 4
East of England +13 36 £42,500 +21.42% 1
South West +19 25 £43,750 +94.44%
Hertfordshire +26 22 £52,500 +50.00% 1
City of London -11 20 £42,500 - 4
Berkshire +3 15 £62,500 +78.57% 1
Bristol - 13 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +9 12 £59,500 +24.60% 1
Devon - 10 £21,500 -
Bedfordshire - 9 £25,000 -
Barnstaple - 8 £21,500 -
North West +4 7 £58,052 +123.27%
Kent - 7 £52,500 -
Letchworth - 7 £42,500 - 1
Dunstable - 6 £20,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £25,653 -
North East - 6 £25,653 -
South Wales - 6 £22,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £25,653 -
Wales - 6 £22,500 -
Surrey 0 5 £60,000 +76.47%
Newport - 5 £22,500 -
Chatham - 5 £52,500 -
Beaconsfield - 5 £40,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £60,000 -
Yorkshire -38 4 £45,000 +104.54% 2
Merseyside - 4 £58,052 -
Liverpool - 4 £58,052 -

Market Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 167 (43.49%) Marketing
2 120 (31.25%) Degree
3 109 (28.39%) Finance
4 83 (21.61%) SQL
5 63 (16.41%) Microsoft
6 54 (14.06%) Analytics
7 46 (11.98%) MS Excel
8 44 (11.46%) MS Office
9 43 (11.20%) Product Management
10 42 (10.94%) SQL Server
10 42 (10.94%) Project Management
11 40 (10.42%) Advertising
12 36 (9.38%) .NET
12 36 (9.38%) Windows
13 35 (9.11%) Google
14 33 (8.59%) Social Media
14 33 (8.59%) B2B
15 31 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
16 30 (7.81%) CRM
17 28 (7.29%) E-Commerce
18 27 (7.03%) Digital Marketing
19 26 (6.77%) Google Analytics
19 26 (6.77%) SEO
19 26 (6.77%) Economics
20 25 (6.51%) Agile Software Development
20 25 (6.51%) HTML
21 24 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 24 (6.25%) Data Analysis
21 24 (6.25%) Business Development
22 23 (5.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Market Research
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (4.69%) SAS
2 8 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (1.30%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.78%) IIS
7 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.26%) CMS
8 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.26%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.26%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.26%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.26%) WordPress
8 1 (0.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 46 (11.98%) MS Excel
2 44 (11.46%) MS Office
3 22 (5.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.86%) Photoshop
4 11 (2.86%) SPSS
5 10 (2.60%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (1.04%) Acrobat
6 4 (1.04%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.04%) Stata
7 3 (0.78%) MS Project
8 2 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.26%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.26%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 26 (6.77%) Google Analytics
2 6 (1.56%) Magento
2 6 (1.56%) Oracle CRM
3 4 (1.04%) Agresso
4 3 (0.78%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.52%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.52%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.69%) Internet
2 6 (1.56%) 4G
2 6 (1.56%) 3G
2 6 (1.56%) SMS
3 5 (1.30%) Intranet
4 4 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.78%) Extranet
6 2 (0.52%) GSM
6 2 (0.52%) VoIP
7 1 (0.26%) LAN
7 1 (0.26%) Broadband
7 1 (0.26%) IPv6
7 1 (0.26%) MVNO
7 1 (0.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (5.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 22 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (5.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (2.60%) Big Data
6 8 (2.08%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.30%) MySQL
8 4 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.78%) Data Mart
9 3 (0.78%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.26%) OLAP
11 1 (0.26%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (3.91%) MSI
2 4 (1.04%) TeamCity
2 4 (1.04%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.04%) Subversion
3 2 (0.52%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.26%) Axure RP
General
1 167 (43.49%) Marketing
2 109 (28.39%) Finance
3 40 (10.42%) Advertising
4 23 (5.99%) Legal
5 22 (5.73%) Law
6 16 (4.17%) Banking
6 16 (4.17%) Retail
6 16 (4.17%) Telecoms
7 14 (3.65%) Automotive
8 13 (3.39%) Manufacturing
9 11 (2.86%) Back Office
10 10 (2.60%) German Language
11 9 (2.34%) Games
11 9 (2.34%) Financial Institution
12 8 (2.08%) Investment Banking
12 8 (2.08%) Electronics
13 5 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (1.30%) Spanish Language
14 4 (1.04%) French Language
14 4 (1.04%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 82 (21.35%) Analyst
2 73 (19.01%) Product Manager
3 45 (11.72%) Architect
4 32 (8.33%) Developer
5 28 (7.29%) Consultant
6 18 (4.69%) Support Analyst
7 17 (4.43%) Applications Support
7 17 (4.43%) Applications Support Analyst
8 16 (4.17%) Senior Manager
9 15 (3.91%) Account Manager
9 15 (3.91%) Applications Architect
10 13 (3.39%) Data Architect
10 13 (3.39%) Sales Consultant
10 13 (3.39%) C# Developer
10 13 (3.39%) Project Manager
10 13 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (3.13%) Marketing Analyst
11 12 (3.13%) Data Warehouse Architect
11 12 (3.13%) Development Manager
12 11 (2.86%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (9.38%) .NET
2 25 (6.51%) HTML
3 18 (4.69%) CSS
4 14 (3.65%) Web Services
4 14 (3.65%) ASP.NET
5 12 (3.13%) jQuery
6 9 (2.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (1.82%) Razor View Engine
8 6 (1.56%) XML
9 5 (1.30%) J2ME
9 5 (1.30%) RESTful
9 5 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (1.04%) Ajax
10 4 (1.04%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.04%) Silverlight
10 4 (1.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (1.04%) CSS3
10 4 (1.04%) Flash
11 3 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (0.52%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.59%) Social Media
2 26 (6.77%) Economics
3 16 (4.17%) Statistics
3 16 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.91%) Mobile App
5 13 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.60%) Data Protection Act
6 10 (2.60%) Visualisation
7 9 (2.34%) Open Source
8 8 (2.08%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.82%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.56%) Psychology
10 6 (1.56%) Human Factors
10 6 (1.56%) Blog
10 6 (1.56%) New Media
11 5 (1.30%) iPhone
11 5 (1.30%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.30%) Graphic Design
12 4 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 36 (9.38%) Windows
2 13 (3.39%) Apple iOS
3 9 (2.34%) Android
4 8 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.30%) Windows Phone
6 5 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.78%) Linux
7 3 (0.78%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.78%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.52%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.52%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.26%) UNIX
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (14.06%) Analytics
2 43 (11.20%) Product Management
3 42 (10.94%) Project Management
4 33 (8.59%) B2B
5 31 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (7.81%) CRM
7 28 (7.29%) E-Commerce
8 27 (7.03%) Digital Marketing
9 26 (6.77%) SEO
10 25 (6.51%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (6.25%) Data Analysis
11 24 (6.25%) Business Development
12 23 (5.99%) Validation
12 23 (5.99%) Scrum
13 21 (5.47%) Pay per click
14 17 (4.43%) Competitor Analysis
14 17 (4.43%) Customer Insight
15 15 (3.91%) Web Analytics
16 14 (3.65%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (3.65%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 83 (21.61%) SQL
2 20 (5.21%) C#
2 20 (5.21%) JavaScript
3 14 (3.65%) C
4 13 (3.39%) PHP
5 10 (2.60%) Java
6 7 (1.82%) VBA
6 7 (1.82%) R
7 6 (1.56%) Python
8 5 (1.30%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.78%) Ruby
10 2 (0.52%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.52%) VB
10 2 (0.52%) C++
11 1 (0.26%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 120 (31.25%) Degree
2 8 (2.08%) CCA
3 7 (1.82%) Chartered Engineer
4 6 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.56%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.04%) CCNP
6 3 (0.78%) SAP Certification
7 2 (0.52%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.26%) MBA
8 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.34%) ISO 9001
1 9 (2.34%) QA
2 8 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.04%) BS25999
3 4 (1.04%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (3.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (1.04%) SCCM
2 4 (1.04%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 63 (16.41%) Microsoft
2 35 (9.11%) Google
3 21 (5.47%) Citrix
4 17 (4.43%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (3.91%) VMware
5 15 (3.91%) Altiris
5 15 (3.91%) LANDesk
6 12 (3.13%) Siemens
6 12 (3.13%) SAP
7 9 (2.34%) Adobe
8 8 (2.08%) Omniture
8 8 (2.08%) SunGard
8 8 (2.08%) Dell
9 7 (1.82%) Oracle
9 7 (1.82%) Allen-Bradley
10 6 (1.56%) JD Edwards
10 6 (1.56%) Ariba
11 5 (1.30%) Redknee
11 5 (1.30%) Symbian
11 5 (1.30%) Nokia
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
MBN Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Accenture
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bens- OTE, health, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 11 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
South West London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Waterloo, London, South East, United Kingdom
System Analytic
Salary: Circa £40,000 per year based on experience
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits!
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
Mintel International Group Limited
Salary: £25,000- £40,000 based on an assessment of skills and experience.
Posted: 22 days ago
London
ORC International
Salary: Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago