The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 MKS, Inc.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MKS
Rank 859 874 841
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -33
Permanent jobs citing MKS 19 19 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.019% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.038% 0.039% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 40
Average salary £39,250 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.77% -21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,500 £53,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £57,900 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-17.20% +16.25%

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% -

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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

MKS Salary Histogram in the UK

MKS
Top 22 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 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
England -3 19 £39,250 -12.77%
West Midlands - 8 £38,500 -
East of England -5 7 £45,000 +12.50%
Essex - 7 £45,000 -
Brentwood - 4 £45,000 -
Coventry - 4 £38,500 -
Basildon - 3 - -
Redditch - 3 £40,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £40,000 -
London -10 2 £55,000 +22.22%
City of London +2 1 £67,500 -12.90%
Berkshire -14 1 £85,000 +65.04%
South East -26 1 £85,000 +65.04%
Cheshire - 1 £37,500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £37,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £37,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 -
North West - 1 £37,500 -
Northampton - 1 £37,500 -
Stafford - 1 £37,500 -
Wilmslow - 1 £37,500 -
Bracknell - 1 £85,000 -

MKS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 27 (56.25%) Subversion
2 21 (43.75%) C
2 21 (43.75%) Finance
3 20 (41.67%) Automotive
3 20 (41.67%) Configuration Management
4 19 (39.58%) C++
4 19 (39.58%) SQL
5 17 (35.42%) Software Engineering
6 15 (31.25%) .NET
6 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 15 (31.25%) IIS
6 15 (31.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 15 (31.25%) Windows
7 13 (27.08%) Linux
7 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
7 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
7 13 (27.08%) Oracle
7 13 (27.08%) Degree
8 11 (22.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (22.92%) JBoss
9 10 (20.83%) System Testing
10 9 (18.75%) VectorCAST
10 9 (18.75%) Fujitsu
10 9 (18.75%) AWD
10 9 (18.75%) Logistics
10 9 (18.75%) Embedded C
10 9 (18.75%) Middleware
11 8 (16.67%) Simulink
11 8 (16.67%) Electronics
12 7 (14.58%) Yourdon

MKS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 15 (31.25%) IIS
2 11 (22.92%) JBoss
3 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.17%) Apache
3 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.08%) TeamSite
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (2.08%) GlassFish
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.67%) Simulink
3 7 (14.58%) Stateflow
3 7 (14.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (14.58%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 9 (18.75%) AWD
2 4 (8.33%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) 2G
1 1 (2.08%) Wireless
1 1 (2.08%) 3G
1 1 (2.08%) LTE
1 1 (2.08%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) QlikView
3 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 27 (56.25%) Subversion
2 15 (31.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 9 (18.75%) VectorCAST
4 7 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (14.58%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (4.17%) Maven
5 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.08%) Ant
6 1 (2.08%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.08%) Hudson
6 1 (2.08%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.08%) CMake
6 1 (2.08%) CruiseControl
General
1 21 (43.75%) Finance
2 20 (41.67%) Automotive
3 8 (16.67%) Electronics
4 2 (4.17%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Software Engineer
2 15 (31.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Deployment Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) QlikView Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.08%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Configuration Manager
9 1 (2.08%) Architect
9 1 (2.08%) Build and Release Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) .NET
2 9 (18.75%) Middleware
3 5 (10.42%) XML
3 5 (10.42%) SOAP
3 5 (10.42%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.25%) Web Services
5 2 (4.17%) J2EE
6 1 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
3 1 (2.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Windows
2 13 (27.08%) Linux
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.25%) UNIX
5 1 (2.08%) Debian
5 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Configuration Management
2 17 (35.42%) Software Engineering
3 11 (22.92%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (20.83%) System Testing
5 9 (18.75%) Logistics
6 7 (14.58%) Yourdon
6 7 (14.58%) Validation
6 7 (14.58%) UML
6 7 (14.58%) Requirements Management
7 5 (10.42%) Change Management
7 5 (10.42%) Waterfall
7 5 (10.42%) Release Management
7 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.33%) CMMI
8 4 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (8.33%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.25%) Regression Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (6.25%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) C
2 19 (39.58%) C++
2 19 (39.58%) SQL
3 9 (18.75%) Embedded C
4 7 (14.58%) Assembly Language
4 7 (14.58%) C#
5 6 (12.50%) Embedded C++
6 5 (10.42%) VBScript
6 5 (10.42%) VB
7 4 (8.33%) Java
8 3 (6.25%) Perl
8 3 (6.25%) MATLAB
9 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.17%) VBA
10 1 (2.08%) PHP
10 1 (2.08%) Python
10 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) ISEB
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle
2 9 (18.75%) Fujitsu
3 7 (14.58%) MathWorks
4 2 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) Perforce