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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mercator over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mercator
UK
Rank 839 919 949
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +30
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 5 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.010% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.014% 0.022% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £65,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 - -

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
36458 45429 50224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.93% 45.50% 47.85%
Number of salaries quoted 29408 37187 41230
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Mercator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Mercator as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 January 2017 within the UK.

Mercator Salary Histogram in the UK

Mercator
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mercator within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +84 5 £65,000 -
London +60 3 £80,000 -
South East +64 2 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £50,000 -
Crawley - 2 £50,000 -

Mercator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing Mercator also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Mercator.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSD
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) JMS
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) XPath
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Gradle
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Support
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) JMS
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (40.00%) OWASP
2 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Groovy
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
2 2 (40.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft