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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MKS
Rank 872 849 875
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +26
Permanent jobs citing MKS 30 27 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.025% 0.022%
As % of the Vendors category 0.055% 0.053% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 27 15 23
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £39,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%

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
54348 51006 56396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.48% 47.80% 48.67%
Number of salaries quoted 43047 41854 47152
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 September 2014 within the UK.

MKS Salary Histogram in the UK

MKS
Top 16 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 September 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 -16 30 £37,500 -11.76% 1
West Midlands - 11 £37,500 - 1
London -28 10 £62,500 +38.88%
Lichfield - 9 £37,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 9 £37,500 - 1
East of England -22 7 £33,750 -17.68%
Cambridge - 5 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £32,500 -
City of London +8 4 £60,000 +14.83%
Essex +2 2 £47,500 +15.85%
Redditch - 2 £32,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £32,500 -
Brentwood -1 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -

MKS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 40 (65.57%) Configuration Management
2 34 (55.74%) C++
3 31 (50.82%) SQL
4 27 (44.26%) Linux
5 21 (34.43%) Java
6 20 (32.79%) C
7 19 (31.15%) Automotive
7 19 (31.15%) Degree
8 17 (27.87%) Finance
8 17 (27.87%) Subversion
8 17 (27.87%) Oracle
8 17 (27.87%) UNIX
9 16 (26.23%) Software Engineering
10 15 (24.59%) Rational DOORS
10 15 (24.59%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (21.31%) MATLAB
11 13 (21.31%) Shell Script
11 13 (21.31%) Tomcat
11 13 (21.31%) VBA
11 13 (21.31%) J2EE
12 12 (19.67%) VBScript
12 12 (19.67%) VB
12 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
12 12 (19.67%) UML
12 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
12 12 (19.67%) Validation
12 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (19.67%) QlikView
12 12 (19.67%) Requirements Management
12 12 (19.67%) Team Foundation Server

MKS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (21.31%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.56%) IIS
2 4 (6.56%) Apache
3 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.28%) GlassFish
3 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.64%) TeamSite
Applications
1 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (18.03%) Simulink
2 11 (18.03%) Stateflow
2 11 (18.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (18.03%) TargetLink
3 4 (6.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Markit EDM
2 3 (4.92%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) 3G
2 7 (11.48%) LTE
3 5 (8.20%) 2G
4 3 (4.92%) 3GPP
4 3 (4.92%) DHCP
4 3 (4.92%) Wireless
5 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.28%) RTP
5 2 (3.28%) 4G
5 2 (3.28%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (1.64%) RNC
6 1 (1.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) QlikView
2 11 (18.03%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) Subversion
2 15 (24.59%) Rational DOORS
3 12 (19.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (18.03%) Maven
5 10 (16.39%) Bugzilla
6 9 (14.75%) Jenkins
7 8 (13.11%) Hudson
7 8 (13.11%) Ant
8 7 (11.48%) CMake
9 5 (8.20%) CruiseControl
10 4 (6.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (6.56%) VectorCAST
11 3 (4.92%) Redmine
12 1 (1.64%) Valgrind
12 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.64%) JUnit
General
1 19 (31.15%) Automotive
2 17 (27.87%) Finance
3 11 (18.03%) Electronics
4 9 (14.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.64%) Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Software Engineer
2 15 (24.59%) Analyst
3 14 (22.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (19.67%) Developer
4 12 (19.67%) QlikView Developer
5 11 (18.03%) Configuration Analyst
6 9 (14.75%) Environment Analyst
7 8 (13.11%) Release Engineer
7 8 (13.11%) Build and Release Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Process Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Configuration Manager
10 2 (3.28%) Support Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Junior
10 2 (3.28%) Technical Specialist
10 2 (3.28%) Test Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Deployment Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Environment Manager
10 2 (3.28%) Configuration Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Professional Services Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.31%) J2EE
2 6 (9.84%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (8.20%) Web Services
4 4 (6.56%) .NET
5 3 (4.92%) Middleware
6 1 (1.64%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (18.03%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (13.11%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.20%) N-Tier
5 3 (4.92%) Handset
6 2 (3.28%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 27 (44.26%) Linux
2 17 (27.87%) UNIX
3 4 (6.56%) Windows
3 4 (6.56%) Debian
3 4 (6.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (65.57%) Configuration Management
2 16 (26.23%) Software Engineering
3 12 (19.67%) Requirements Management
3 12 (19.67%) UML
3 12 (19.67%) Validation
3 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (19.67%) Analytics
4 11 (18.03%) Yourdon
4 11 (18.03%) Waterfall
5 8 (13.11%) ITIL
6 7 (11.48%) Data Management
7 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.56%) System Testing
8 4 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.56%) PLM
8 4 (6.56%) CMMI
9 3 (4.92%) Logistics
9 3 (4.92%) Bug Management
10 2 (3.28%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (55.74%) C++
2 31 (50.82%) SQL
3 21 (34.43%) Java
4 20 (32.79%) C
5 13 (21.31%) VBA
5 13 (21.31%) Shell Script
5 13 (21.31%) MATLAB
6 12 (19.67%) VBScript
6 12 (19.67%) VB
7 11 (18.03%) C#
7 11 (18.03%) Assembly Language
8 9 (14.75%) Perl
9 8 (13.11%) Python
10 7 (11.48%) Ruby
11 6 (9.84%) PHP
12 4 (6.56%) Embedded C
13 3 (4.92%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 19 (31.15%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) Oracle
2 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.03%) MathWorks
4 8 (13.11%) Perforce
5 4 (6.56%) Fujitsu
5 4 (6.56%) JBoss
6 2 (3.28%) IBM
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