The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of MKS 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 MKS over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MKS
Rank 868 875 868
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing MKS 35 16 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.014% 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 0.062% 0.030% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 25
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £43,250 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +6.50%
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
56045 53897 59631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.10% 48.79% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 44884 43911 50297
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MKS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MKS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MKS
Salary Trend

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

MKS Salary Trend in the UK

MKS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MKS over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 within the UK.

MKS Salary Histogram in the UK

MKS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MKS within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -12 35 £46,250 +2.77%
London -38 11 £60,000 -5.88%
East of England - 8 £41,000 -
West Midlands - 8 £32,500 -
Worcestershire - 7 £32,500 -
Redditch - 7 £32,500 -
City of London -13 6 £58,750 -12.96%
Yorkshire - 5 £60,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £41,000 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £60,000 -
Leeds - 4 £60,000 -
Cambridge - 4 £41,000 -
Brentwood - 3 - -
Essex - 3 - -
Berkshire +1 2 £67,500 +50.00%
South East -16 2 £67,500 +50.00%
South West - 1 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
North West - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Solihull - 1 - -
St Ives - 1 £45,000 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Crewe - 1 - -

MKS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing MKS 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 MKS.

1 20 (36.36%) UNIX
2 19 (34.55%) Software Engineering
2 19 (34.55%) SQL
3 18 (32.73%) Subversion
4 17 (30.91%) .NET
4 17 (30.91%) Configuration Management
5 15 (27.27%) Finance
6 14 (25.45%) C++
7 13 (23.64%) Linux
8 12 (21.82%) C
9 11 (20.00%) Release Management
10 10 (18.18%) Maven
10 10 (18.18%) 2G
10 10 (18.18%) WebSpeed
10 10 (18.18%) Progress
10 10 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (16.36%) Relational Database
11 9 (16.36%) Progress 4GL
11 9 (16.36%) RDBMS
11 9 (16.36%) Oracle
12 8 (14.55%) Java
12 8 (14.55%) QlikView
12 8 (14.55%) Markit EDM
12 8 (14.55%) Unit Testing
13 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 7 (12.73%) VectorCAST
13 7 (12.73%) Fujitsu
13 7 (12.73%) Bugzilla
13 7 (12.73%) Automotive
13 7 (12.73%) Embedded C

MKS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing MKS 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 MKS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.91%) WebSphere
1 6 (10.91%) WebSphere Portal
2 4 (7.27%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.64%) IIS
4 2 (3.64%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.82%) Apache
5 1 (1.82%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Project
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
2 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Markit EDM
2 2 (3.64%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) 2G
2 4 (7.27%) 3G
2 4 (7.27%) 3GPP
3 3 (5.45%) DHCP
3 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.45%) RTP
4 2 (3.64%) LTE
5 1 (1.82%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.82%) SSH
5 1 (1.82%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) Relational Database
1 9 (16.36%) RDBMS
2 8 (14.55%) QlikView
3 6 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (32.73%) Subversion
2 10 (18.18%) Maven
2 10 (18.18%) WebSpeed
2 10 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (12.73%) VectorCAST
3 7 (12.73%) Bugzilla
4 6 (10.91%) Ant
5 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.45%) Hudson
6 3 (5.45%) Redmine
6 3 (5.45%) CruiseControl
6 3 (5.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (5.45%) ClearQuest
7 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.64%) CMake
8 1 (1.82%) Valgrind
8 1 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (1.82%) NetBeans
8 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Automotive
3 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
4 5 (9.09%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Games
5 1 (1.82%) Law
5 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Developer
2 11 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Progress Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Release Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Build and Release Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Professional Services Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Configuration Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Deployment Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) PMO Manager
8 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Specialist
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Project Planner
8 2 (3.64%) Release Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Software Test Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.91%) .NET
2 5 (9.09%) Web Services
2 5 (9.09%) HTML
3 3 (5.45%) HTML5
3 3 (5.45%) XML
3 3 (5.45%) J2EE
4 1 (1.82%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (1.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (1.82%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.82%) CSS
4 1 (1.82%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 3 (5.45%) Handset
3 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) iPad
4 1 (1.82%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 20 (36.36%) UNIX
2 13 (23.64%) Linux
3 6 (10.91%) Windows
4 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.64%) Debian
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.82%) Android
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Software Engineering
2 17 (30.91%) Configuration Management
3 11 (20.00%) Release Management
4 8 (14.55%) Unit Testing
5 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.91%) Waterfall
6 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.09%) Data Management
7 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.45%) MVC
8 3 (5.45%) Logistics
8 3 (5.45%) Automated Testing
8 3 (5.45%) EAI
8 3 (5.45%) Project Management
9 2 (3.64%) UML
9 2 (3.64%) OOD
9 2 (3.64%) ITIL
9 2 (3.64%) OO
9 2 (3.64%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) SQL
2 14 (25.45%) C++
3 12 (21.82%) C
4 9 (16.36%) Progress 4GL
5 8 (14.55%) Java
6 7 (12.73%) Embedded C
7 6 (10.91%) Perl
8 5 (9.09%) Python
8 5 (9.09%) Embedded C++
9 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
9 4 (7.27%) MATLAB
9 4 (7.27%) C#
9 4 (7.27%) PHP
10 3 (5.45%) Ruby
10 3 (5.45%) VBScript
10 3 (5.45%) VB
10 3 (5.45%) VBA
11 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Progress
2 9 (16.36%) Oracle
3 7 (12.73%) Fujitsu
4 6 (10.91%) IBM
5 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.27%) Perforce
6 2 (3.64%) JBoss