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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MKS
Rank 865 865 871
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing MKS 27 31 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.028% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.053% 0.059% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 12
Average salary £39,250 £41,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.26% -21.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £38,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -14.44%

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
50801 52655 52912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.21% 47.03% 48.62%
Number of salaries quoted 41076 41889 43249
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 £71,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +5 25 £38,500 -6.09% 1
West Midlands -26 10 £38,500 +18.46%
East of England +10 7 - - 1
Essex +4 7 - - 1
South East -1 7 £85,000 +25.92%
Hampshire - 6 - -
Gosport - 6 - -
Worcestershire -5 5 £40,000 +23.07%
Brentwood -7 5 - - 1
Redditch -13 5 £40,000 +23.07%
Staffordshire - 3 £37,500 -
Stafford - 2 £37,500 -
Coventry - 2 £38,500 -
Basildon - 2 - -
East Midlands +19 1 £37,500 -6.25%
North West +9 1 £37,500 -
Cheshire +4 1 £37,500 -
Berkshire +1 1 £85,000 +25.92%
Bracknell -5 1 £85,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £37,500 -
Northampton - 1 £37,500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £37,500 -

MKS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 31 (65.96%) Subversion
2 19 (40.43%) C
2 19 (40.43%) .NET
3 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
3 17 (36.17%) IIS
3 17 (36.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 17 (36.17%) Windows
3 17 (36.17%) Finance
4 16 (34.04%) Automotive
5 15 (31.91%) Software Engineering
5 15 (31.91%) C++
6 14 (29.79%) Configuration Management
7 12 (25.53%) SQL
8 11 (23.40%) Oracle
8 11 (23.40%) JBoss
8 11 (23.40%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (21.28%) AWD
9 10 (21.28%) Fujitsu
9 10 (21.28%) System Testing
9 10 (21.28%) VectorCAST
9 10 (21.28%) Linux
9 10 (21.28%) Embedded C
9 10 (21.28%) Middleware
9 10 (21.28%) Logistics
10 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
10 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
11 7 (14.89%) SOAP
11 7 (14.89%) XML
11 7 (14.89%) Embedded C++
11 7 (14.89%) Change Management

MKS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (36.17%) IIS
2 11 (23.40%) JBoss
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.51%) Simulink
3 3 (6.38%) Stateflow
4 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.26%) TargetLink
5 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (21.28%) AWD
2 1 (2.13%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) 3G
1 2 (4.26%) Wireless
1 2 (4.26%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.26%) QlikView
4 1 (2.13%) DB2
4 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 31 (65.96%) Subversion
2 17 (36.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 10 (21.28%) VectorCAST
4 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.38%) Mercurial
5 3 (6.38%) ClearCase
6 2 (4.26%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.13%) Bugzilla
7 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 16 (34.04%) Automotive
3 6 (12.77%) Legal
3 6 (12.77%) Military
3 6 (12.77%) Aerospace
4 5 (10.64%) Electronics
5 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.13%) Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Retail
6 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Software Engineer
2 12 (25.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Deployment Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Configuration Specialist
3 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management Specialist
4 4 (8.51%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Developer
6 2 (4.26%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Firmware Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) FPGA Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (40.43%) .NET
2 10 (21.28%) Middleware
3 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework
3 7 (14.89%) SOAP
3 7 (14.89%) XML
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.13%) VHDL
4 1 (2.13%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Windows
2 10 (21.28%) Linux
3 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Software Engineering
2 14 (29.79%) Configuration Management
3 11 (23.40%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (21.28%) System Testing
4 10 (21.28%) Logistics
5 7 (14.89%) Release Management
5 7 (14.89%) Change Management
6 6 (12.77%) Programme Management
6 6 (12.77%) Data Management
6 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.51%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
7 4 (8.51%) CMMI
8 3 (6.38%) UML
8 3 (6.38%) Regression Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Automated Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Requirements Management
8 3 (6.38%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (4.26%) Validation
9 2 (4.26%) Yourdon
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) C
2 15 (31.91%) C++
3 12 (25.53%) SQL
4 10 (21.28%) Embedded C
5 7 (14.89%) Embedded C++
6 5 (10.64%) C#
7 2 (4.26%) Assembly Language
7 2 (4.26%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Oracle
2 10 (21.28%) Fujitsu
3 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) MathWorks
5 1 (2.13%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) Altera