The table below looks at the statistics for NATURAL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NATURAL over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software AG NATURAL
UK
Rank 861 940 957
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +17
Permanent jobs citing NATURAL 2 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.013% 0.007%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.004% 0.025% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 7
Median salary £65,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £55,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +61.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
45747 52248 53948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 54.21% 51.82% 50.47%
Number of salaries quoted 39006 44932 46129
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

NATURAL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing NATURAL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

NATURAL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NATURAL
Salary Trend

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

NATURAL Salary Trend in the UK

NATURAL
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NATURAL within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +76 2 £65,000 +44.44% 1
South East +53 2 £65,000 - 1
Guildford - 2 £65,000 -
Surrey - 2 £65,000 - 1

NATURAL
Top 20 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing NATURAL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for NATURAL.

1 4 (100.00%) Adabas
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Guidewire
3 2 (50.00%) FileNet
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (25.00%) COBOL
4 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Software AG
4 1 (25.00%) CICS
4 1 (25.00%) zOS
4 1 (25.00%) JCL
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Retail

NATURAL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) FileNet
2 1 (25.00%) CICS
2 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Adabas
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Adabas Natural Developer
3 1 (25.00%) COBOL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) COBOL
2 1 (25.00%) JCL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Guidewire
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Software AG
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