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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Research
Rank 717 626 659
Rank change year-on-year
-91 +33
Permanent jobs citing Market Research 177 254 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.30% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 123 212 213
Average salary £44,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.36% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -25.00%

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
92648 84518 90975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.67% 79.58% 77.87%
Number of salaries quoted 73866 69082 77128
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -102 155 £45,000 -5.26% 22
London -32 109 £49,000 -6.66% 14
South East -59 35 £45,000 +23.28% 3
South Wales +15 17 £21,250 -42.56% 1
Wales +14 17 £21,250 -42.56% 1
Berkshire +5 15 £50,000 +53.84% 1
City of London -51 15 £42,500 -26.08% 5
Caerphilly - 11 £21,250 -
Reading +9 10 £50,000 -50.00%
Surrey +2 8 £29,500 -54.61% 1
Buckinghamshire -14 7 £45,000 +23.28%
Beaconsfield -7 6 £45,000 +19.20%
East of England -21 5 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Harrow - 5 - -
Epsom - 4 £26,500 -
Newport - 4 £32,500 -
Scotland -7 3 £44,000 -
Glasgow -11 3 £44,000 -
Manchester -12 3 £45,000 - 1
North West -29 3 £45,000 +60.71% 2
Essex - 3 £42,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +1 2 £25,500 -1.92%
Cardiff -6 2 £19,000 -48.64% 1
Hertfordshire -13 2 £47,500 -17.39%
South West -25 2 £21,000 -58.00%
Bicester - 2 £25,500 -
Staines - 2 £100,000 -
Birmingham +1 1 £29,000 +2.65%
West Midlands -4 1 £29,000 +2.65%
Newbury -7 1 - -

Market Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 186 (47.45%) Marketing
2 140 (35.71%) Degree
3 87 (22.19%) Analytics
4 81 (20.66%) SQL
5 80 (20.41%) Finance
6 69 (17.60%) Product Management
7 63 (16.07%) Google
8 54 (13.78%) Data Analysis
8 54 (13.78%) Microsoft
9 50 (12.76%) Project Management
10 49 (12.50%) E-Commerce
11 47 (11.99%) HTML
12 46 (11.73%) MS Office
12 46 (11.73%) Digital Marketing
13 44 (11.22%) Google Analytics
13 44 (11.22%) MS Excel
14 43 (10.97%) CRM
15 41 (10.46%) Social Media
16 38 (9.69%) Windows
16 38 (9.69%) SEO
17 37 (9.44%) Mathematics
18 36 (9.18%) JavaScript
18 36 (9.18%) SQL Server
19 32 (8.16%) MS PowerPoint
20 31 (7.91%) Usability Testing
21 30 (7.65%) SAS
22 29 (7.40%) Advertising
23 28 (7.14%) Web Analytics
24 27 (6.89%) Competitor Analysis
24 27 (6.89%) Data Management

Market Research
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (7.65%) SAS
2 10 (2.55%) Apache
2 10 (2.55%) Facebook Platform
3 8 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.51%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.26%) Drupal
5 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.26%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.26%) IIS
5 1 (0.26%) CMS
Applications
1 46 (11.73%) MS Office
2 44 (11.22%) MS Excel
3 32 (8.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (6.89%) SPSS
5 19 (4.85%) Photoshop
5 19 (4.85%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (1.53%) MS Visio
7 4 (1.02%) Stata
7 4 (1.02%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.26%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.26%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.26%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.26%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 44 (11.22%) Google Analytics
2 9 (2.30%) WebTrends
3 4 (1.02%) Oracle CRM
3 4 (1.02%) Agresso
3 4 (1.02%) Magento
3 4 (1.02%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.26%) Sage 300 ERP
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.26%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.55%) Google Apps
2 9 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.79%) SaaS
4 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.06%) Internet
2 10 (2.55%) Intranet
3 9 (2.30%) AMQP
3 9 (2.30%) Extranet
3 9 (2.30%) LDAP
4 6 (1.53%) LAN
4 6 (1.53%) Network Security
5 5 (1.28%) VoIP
6 4 (1.02%) WiMAX
6 4 (1.02%) Broadband
6 4 (1.02%) IPv6
6 4 (1.02%) HSPA
6 4 (1.02%) LTE
7 3 (0.77%) NFC
7 3 (0.77%) SMS
8 2 (0.51%) IPsec
8 2 (0.51%) Wireless
8 2 (0.51%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.51%) RTSP
8 2 (0.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.61%) MySQL
3 10 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.30%) MongoDB
4 9 (2.30%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (2.30%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (2.30%) RDBMS
4 9 (2.30%) DB2
4 9 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.02%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.77%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (0.77%) OLAP
11 2 (0.51%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (2.55%) Subversion
2 6 (1.53%) MSI
3 3 (0.77%) Axure RP
3 3 (0.77%) JIRA
4 2 (0.51%) Dreamweaver
General
1 186 (47.45%) Marketing
2 80 (20.41%) Finance
3 29 (7.40%) Advertising
4 21 (5.36%) Law
5 17 (4.34%) Legal
6 16 (4.08%) Games
6 16 (4.08%) Telecoms
7 13 (3.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (3.06%) Retail
9 11 (2.81%) Automotive
10 9 (2.30%) Financial Institution
11 8 (2.04%) Back Office
11 8 (2.04%) Russian Language
12 6 (1.53%) Spanish Language
13 5 (1.28%) French Language
13 5 (1.28%) Banking
13 5 (1.28%) Military
14 4 (1.02%) Electronics
14 4 (1.02%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (21.94%) Analyst
2 69 (17.60%) Product Manager
3 48 (12.24%) Consultant
4 34 (8.67%) Developer
5 20 (5.10%) Data Analyst
5 20 (5.10%) Architect
6 18 (4.59%) Designer
7 15 (3.83%) Graduate
7 15 (3.83%) Project Manager
7 15 (3.83%) Sales Consultant
7 15 (3.83%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 14 (3.57%) User Experience Designer
9 12 (3.06%) Senior Manager
10 11 (2.81%) C# Developer
11 10 (2.55%) PHP Developer
11 10 (2.55%) Marketing Manager
12 9 (2.30%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (2.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (2.30%) Senior Product Manager
12 9 (2.30%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (11.99%) HTML
2 23 (5.87%) .NET
3 22 (5.61%) XML
4 20 (5.10%) CSS
5 19 (4.85%) jQuery
6 17 (4.34%) Web Services
7 14 (3.57%) ASP.NET
7 14 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (2.55%) LAMP
8 10 (2.55%) Ajax
8 10 (2.55%) JSON
8 10 (2.55%) Sass
9 9 (2.30%) Razor View Engine
9 9 (2.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 9 (2.30%) RESTful
9 9 (2.30%) JMS
9 9 (2.30%) XSD
9 9 (2.30%) JSP
9 9 (2.30%) Servlets
10 8 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.46%) Social Media
2 37 (9.44%) Mathematics
3 22 (5.61%) Management Information System
4 20 (5.10%) Blog
5 19 (4.85%) Statistics
6 14 (3.57%) Mobile App
7 12 (3.06%) Neural Network
7 12 (3.06%) New Media
8 11 (2.81%) Data Protection Act
9 10 (2.55%) Psychology
10 9 (2.30%) Economics
11 8 (2.04%) Data Extraction
12 7 (1.79%) Mobile Payment
13 6 (1.53%) Smartphone
13 6 (1.53%) Social Network
13 6 (1.53%) Human Factors
13 6 (1.53%) Computer Science
13 6 (1.53%) Open Source
13 6 (1.53%) Internet of Things
14 5 (1.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 38 (9.69%) Windows
2 27 (6.89%) Linux
3 16 (4.08%) UNIX
4 11 (2.81%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.81%) Windows 7
5 9 (2.30%) Android
5 9 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (22.19%) Analytics
2 69 (17.60%) Product Management
3 54 (13.78%) Data Analysis
4 50 (12.76%) Project Management
5 49 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 46 (11.73%) Digital Marketing
7 43 (10.97%) CRM
8 38 (9.69%) SEO
9 31 (7.91%) Usability Testing
10 28 (7.14%) Web Analytics
11 27 (6.89%) Competitor Analysis
11 27 (6.89%) Data Management
12 26 (6.63%) Pay per click
12 26 (6.63%) User Stories
13 25 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (5.10%) Strategic Planning
14 20 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (4.85%) Customer Insight
16 18 (4.59%) B2B
17 16 (4.08%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 81 (20.66%) SQL
2 36 (9.18%) JavaScript
3 25 (6.38%) PHP
4 24 (6.12%) Java
5 17 (4.34%) R
6 14 (3.57%) C#
7 12 (3.06%) MATLAB
8 10 (2.55%) C
9 9 (2.30%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.79%) VBA
11 2 (0.51%) Ruby
11 2 (0.51%) VB
11 2 (0.51%) C++
12 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.26%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.26%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 140 (35.71%) Degree
2 7 (1.79%) SC Cleared
2 7 (1.79%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.28%) SAP Certification
4 2 (0.51%) CCNP
4 2 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.51%) PMP
4 2 (0.51%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.26%) CCNA
5 1 (0.26%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.81%) QA
2 9 (2.30%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.28%) SLA
4 4 (1.02%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (2.30%) HDFS
2 6 (1.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 63 (16.07%) Google
2 54 (13.78%) Microsoft
3 23 (5.87%) Oracle
4 22 (5.61%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (3.83%) Facebook
6 11 (2.81%) SAP
6 11 (2.81%) Business Objects
6 11 (2.81%) VMware
7 10 (2.55%) Citrix
8 9 (2.30%) Rackspace
9 8 (2.04%) Adobe
10 7 (1.79%) Hitwise
10 7 (1.79%) Tableau
10 7 (1.79%) Omniture
11 6 (1.53%) Altiris
11 6 (1.53%) HP
11 6 (1.53%) LANDesk
11 6 (1.53%) Tealeaf
11 6 (1.53%) ClickTale
12 4 (1.02%) Ariba
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hillingdon, Middlesex
Celgene
Posted: 14 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leyland, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
CSC
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £18000 to £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £40000 per annum - generous benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: Good Salary & Benefit
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Mintel International Group Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum DOE and a skills assessment
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
Centric Resource
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
ORC International
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Aspire
Posted: 20 days ago
Basildon
DP Connect
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits package + More
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago