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 19 December 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 MKS, Inc.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MKS
Rank 877 865 831
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -34
Permanent jobs citing MKS 20 25 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.023% 0.047%
As % of the Vendors category 0.037% 0.048% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 51
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%

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
53677 52238 54362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.93% 47.71% 47.07%
Number of salaries quoted 43991 41767 45784
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 £67,500 £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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

MKS Salary Histogram in the UK

MKS
Top 13 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 19 December 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
(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 -6 20 £40,000 -11.11%
East of England -12 10 £45,000 +20.00%
Essex - 10 £45,000 -
Brentwood - 9 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 8 £38,000 -
Worcestershire - 5 £40,000 -
Redditch - 5 £40,000 -
London +10 2 £55,000 +22.22%
Staffordshire - 2 £37,500 -
Lichfield - 2 £37,500 -
City of London +30 1 £67,500 +5.88%
Basildon - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £38,500 -

MKS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (50.00%) C++
1 25 (50.00%) Subversion
2 24 (48.00%) Configuration Management
3 22 (44.00%) C
4 21 (42.00%) SQL
5 20 (40.00%) Linux
5 20 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 20 (40.00%) Automotive
6 18 (36.00%) Finance
7 16 (32.00%) Degree
8 15 (30.00%) MS Excel
8 15 (30.00%) Oracle
8 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
9 13 (26.00%) Windows
9 13 (26.00%) .NET
9 13 (26.00%) IIS
9 13 (26.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 11 (22.00%) Rational DOORS
10 11 (22.00%) Embedded Systems
10 11 (22.00%) Electronics
10 11 (22.00%) C#
10 11 (22.00%) Assembly Language
10 11 (22.00%) UML
10 11 (22.00%) MathWorks
10 11 (22.00%) Simulink
10 11 (22.00%) Stateflow
10 11 (22.00%) MS PowerPoint
10 11 (22.00%) TargetLink
10 11 (22.00%) Requirements Management

MKS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (26.00%) IIS
2 10 (20.00%) JBoss
3 5 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.00%) Apache
5 1 (2.00%) TeamSite
5 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.00%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 15 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (22.00%) Simulink
2 11 (22.00%) Stateflow
2 11 (22.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (22.00%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 9 (18.00%) AWD
2 4 (8.00%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) 3G
2 4 (8.00%) LTE
3 3 (6.00%) Wireless
4 2 (4.00%) 2G
4 2 (4.00%) 4G
5 1 (2.00%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (2.00%) RTP
5 1 (2.00%) 3GPP
5 1 (2.00%) DHCP
5 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) QlikView
3 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (50.00%) Subversion
2 13 (26.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 11 (22.00%) Rational DOORS
4 8 (16.00%) VectorCAST
5 6 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (10.00%) Maven
7 4 (8.00%) Bugzilla
7 4 (8.00%) Hudson
7 4 (8.00%) CMake
7 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
7 4 (8.00%) Ant
8 1 (2.00%) CruiseControl
General
1 20 (40.00%) Automotive
2 18 (36.00%) Finance
3 11 (22.00%) Electronics
4 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Software Engineer
2 18 (36.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Developer
5 5 (10.00%) QlikView Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Build and Release Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Release Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Deployment Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Environment Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Configuration Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Configuration Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Environment Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Junior
8 2 (4.00%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) .NET
2 9 (18.00%) Middleware
3 5 (10.00%) J2EE
4 4 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.00%) SOAP
5 3 (6.00%) Web Services
5 3 (6.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.00%) Linux
2 13 (26.00%) Windows
3 7 (14.00%) UNIX
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) Debian
5 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) Configuration Management
2 20 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (22.00%) Requirements Management
3 11 (22.00%) UML
3 11 (22.00%) Yourdon
3 11 (22.00%) Validation
4 10 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (20.00%) System Testing
5 9 (18.00%) Logistics
6 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 5 (10.00%) Analytics
7 4 (8.00%) Data Management
8 3 (6.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (6.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (6.00%) Release Management
8 3 (6.00%) Change Management
8 3 (6.00%) Regression Testing
8 3 (6.00%) ITIL
8 3 (6.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (50.00%) C++
2 22 (44.00%) C
3 21 (42.00%) SQL
4 11 (22.00%) C#
4 11 (22.00%) Assembly Language
5 9 (18.00%) Java
6 8 (16.00%) Embedded C
7 6 (12.00%) Perl
8 5 (10.00%) VBScript
8 5 (10.00%) VB
8 5 (10.00%) VBA
8 5 (10.00%) Embedded C++
8 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 5 (10.00%) MATLAB
9 4 (8.00%) Ruby
9 4 (8.00%) Python
9 4 (8.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (32.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Oracle
1 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.00%) MathWorks
3 8 (16.00%) Fujitsu
4 4 (8.00%) Perforce
5 1 (2.00%) IBM