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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mercator
Rank 876 868 846
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -22
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 2 25 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.024% 0.036%
As % of the Vendors category 0.004% 0.051% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 0 18 29
Average salary - £46,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.90%
UK excluding London average salary - £44,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.00%

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
50619 48789 51798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.81% 47.56% 47.34%
Number of salaries quoted 41690 38717 43254
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 4 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 30 January 2015. 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
South East -26 2 - -
England -26 2 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 - -
Kent - 2 - -

Mercator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) Citrix
1 4 (57.14%) Local Government
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) MSI
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) SCCM
3 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MSI
2 1 (14.29%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (57.14%) Local Government
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Applications Packager
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) VMware