The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Mercator products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mercator over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Mercator Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercator
Rank 889 683 852
Rank change year-on-year
-206 +169
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 15 188 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.17% 0.042%
As % of the Vendors category 0.027% 0.36% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 15 165 39
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,500 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £63,750 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+35.63% -6.00%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55360 52098 57012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.26% 47.93% 48.65%
Number of salaries quoted 43890 42680 47913
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Mercator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Mercator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mercator
Salary Trend

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

Mercator Salary Trend in the UK

Mercator
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mercator over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Mercator Salary Histogram in the UK

Mercator
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mercator within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
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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 -180 13 £60,000 +9.09% 5
London -117 10 £60,000 +9.09%
South East -30 3 £65,000 +45.25% 2
West Midlands - 3 £65,000 -
Hook - 3 £65,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £65,000 - 2
Birmingham - 3 £65,000 -
Hounslow -18 1 £50,000 -9.09%

Mercator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Mercator 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 Mercator.

1 17 (44.74%) Degree
2 14 (36.84%) Java
3 10 (26.32%) Subversion
4 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
4 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
4 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
5 8 (21.05%) VMware
5 8 (21.05%) UNIX
5 8 (21.05%) Windows
5 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 7 (18.42%) Cisco
6 7 (18.42%) Firewall
6 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (18.42%) TDD
7 6 (15.79%) Maven
7 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (15.79%) Open Source
7 6 (15.79%) BDD
7 6 (15.79%) LAN
7 6 (15.79%) WAN
7 6 (15.79%) ITIL
7 6 (15.79%) Linux
7 6 (15.79%) SQL
7 6 (15.79%) .NET
8 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
8 5 (13.16%) CCNP
8 5 (13.16%) Citrix
8 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
8 5 (13.16%) Project Management

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Mercator 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 Mercator. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
1 3 (7.89%) Jetty
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Force.com
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) PaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Firewall
2 6 (15.79%) LAN
2 6 (15.79%) WAN
3 4 (10.53%) SAN
3 4 (10.53%) HTTP
3 4 (10.53%) VPN
4 3 (7.89%) DNS
4 3 (7.89%) DHCP
4 3 (7.89%) NAS
5 2 (5.26%) BIG-IP
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (5.26%) MPLS
5 2 (5.26%) OSPF
5 2 (5.26%) BGP
5 2 (5.26%) VoIP
6 1 (2.63%) Internet
6 1 (2.63%) NetScreen
6 1 (2.63%) RSVP
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) MarkLogic
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) Triplestore
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.63%) OLTP
4 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Subversion
2 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
3 6 (15.79%) Maven
4 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.89%) Ant
5 3 (7.89%) AnthillPro
6 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.63%) Hudson
7 1 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 5 (13.16%) Local Government
2 4 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Consultant
2 7 (18.42%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Architect
3 4 (10.53%) DBA
3 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Configuration Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Build Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Java Web Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Java Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Semantic Web Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Operations Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) IT Operations Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) Servlets
2 3 (7.89%) Web Services
2 3 (7.89%) REST
2 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.26%) MDX
3 2 (5.26%) Middleware
3 2 (5.26%) CSS
3 2 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (2.63%) J2EE
4 1 (2.63%) XML
4 1 (2.63%) XSLT
4 1 (2.63%) LAMP
4 1 (2.63%) Sass
4 1 (2.63%) LESS
4 1 (2.63%) CSS3
4 1 (2.63%) HTML5
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.79%) Open Source
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.89%) Semantic Web
4 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
5 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.63%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) UNIX
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.63%) Solaris
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
2 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.42%) TDD
3 6 (15.79%) BDD
3 6 (15.79%) ITIL
4 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
4 5 (13.16%) Project Management
5 4 (10.53%) Migration
6 3 (7.89%) OO
6 3 (7.89%) CRM
6 3 (7.89%) RDF
6 3 (7.89%) Workflow
6 3 (7.89%) Service Management
6 3 (7.89%) Change Management
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.89%) Customer Insight
6 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.89%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) Java
2 6 (15.79%) SQL
3 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.53%) Python
5 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.89%) BeanShell
5 3 (7.89%) SPARQL
5 3 (7.89%) Scala
6 2 (5.26%) Ruby
6 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.63%) Perl
7 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.63%) XQuery
7 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Degree
2 5 (13.16%) CCNP
2 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.89%) CCNA
5 2 (5.26%) MCITP
5 2 (5.26%) JNCIA
5 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) CCIE
5 2 (5.26%) CCSP
6 1 (2.63%) HNC
6 1 (2.63%) HND
6 1 (2.63%) MCSE
6 1 (2.63%) CCDP
6 1 (2.63%) ISEB
6 1 (2.63%) CCSA
6 1 (2.63%) VTSP
6 1 (2.63%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
3 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
3 1 (2.63%) XenServer
3 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Nagios
1 3 (7.89%) Puppet
1 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) Foglight
2 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) VMware
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) Cisco
3 5 (13.16%) Citrix
3 5 (13.16%) Juniper
3 5 (13.16%) F5
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.26%) SAP
6 1 (2.63%) Sybase
6 1 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) Sun
6 1 (2.63%) SunGard
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) EMC
6 1 (2.63%) Intel
6 1 (2.63%) Nokia
6 1 (2.63%) Remedy