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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercator
Rank 891 867 839
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -28
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 2 44 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.040% 0.039%
As % of the Vendors category 0.004% 0.083% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 0 37 21
Average salary - £49,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.00%
UK excluding London average salary - £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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
54547 52723 52338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.87% 47.65% 47.47%
Number of salaries quoted 44155 42849 43782
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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
Top 7 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 21 November 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 -57 2 - - 1
South East -15 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -

Mercator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 8 (44.44%) Java
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (27.78%) UNIX
3 5 (27.78%) Local Government
3 5 (27.78%) Subversion
3 5 (27.78%) Maven
3 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
4 4 (22.22%) TDD
4 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) Windows
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) Citrix
5 3 (16.67%) RDF
5 3 (16.67%) HTTP
5 3 (16.67%) OO
5 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 3 (16.67%) SOA
5 3 (16.67%) Servlets
5 3 (16.67%) Web Services
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (16.67%) Finance
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 3 (16.67%) Jetty
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
1 1 (5.56%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) NAS
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MarkLogic
1 3 (16.67%) Triplestore
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Subversion
1 5 (27.78%) Maven
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) AnthillPro
2 2 (11.11%) Ant
3 1 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 5 (27.78%) Local Government
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Java Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Java Web Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Semantic Web Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Build Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) REST
2 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 3 (16.67%) Servlets
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) Middleware
4 1 (5.56%) MDX
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (16.67%) Semantic Web
3 2 (11.11%) Open Source
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) UNIX
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 4 (22.22%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) SOA
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) RDF
4 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) BDD
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) People Management
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Release Management
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) CRM
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) SPARQL
3 2 (11.11%) BeanShell
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
2 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Nagios
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
1 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 4 (22.22%) Citrix
1 4 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) NetSuite
3 1 (5.56%) F5
3 1 (5.56%) Birst
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) SAP