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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software AG NATURAL
Rank 944 959 991
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +32
Permanent jobs citing NATURAL 4 26 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.023% 0.003%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.007% 0.045% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 1 23 3
Median salary £55,000 £34,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+61.76% -32.00%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £34,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+61.76% -32.00%

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
53550 57203 62903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.85% 50.98% 52.59%
Number of salaries quoted 46286 48622 53234
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 8 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 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +13 4 £55,000 +61.76% 1
London +16 2 - -
Edgware - 2 - -
East Midlands +4 1 £55,000 +44.73%
South East - 1 - -
Derby - 1 £55,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £55,000 -
Middlesex - 1 - -

NATURAL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) Adabas
2 15 (83.33%) Mainframe
3 10 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 10 (55.56%) Linux
3 10 (55.56%) XML
4 9 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 9 (50.00%) Solaris
4 9 (50.00%) Apache
4 9 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 9 (50.00%) SOA
4 9 (50.00%) WSDL
4 9 (50.00%) CA Single Sign-On
4 9 (50.00%) EntireX
4 9 (50.00%) Middleware
5 8 (44.44%) Incident Management
6 7 (38.89%) Axway
6 7 (38.89%) Fujitsu
6 7 (38.89%) Siemens
6 7 (38.89%) Internet
6 7 (38.89%) LDAP
7 6 (33.33%) Java
8 5 (27.78%) Software AG
8 5 (27.78%) High Availability
9 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (16.67%) Process Management
10 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (16.67%) webMethods
10 3 (16.67%) Oracle

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 9 (50.00%) Apache
1 9 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 9 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.11%) iPlanet
2 2 (11.11%) JBoss
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (5.56%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Internet
1 7 (38.89%) LDAP
2 2 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) Adabas
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
1 7 (38.89%) Senior Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Adabas DBA
5 1 (5.56%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) DB2 Developer
5 1 (5.56%) DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) XML
2 9 (50.00%) EntireX
2 9 (50.00%) Middleware
2 9 (50.00%) WSDL
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) SOAP
4 2 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) .NET
5 1 (5.56%) Ajax
5 1 (5.56%) CSS
5 1 (5.56%) CSS3
5 1 (5.56%) HTML5
5 1 (5.56%) jQuery
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (5.56%) XHTML
5 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (83.33%) Mainframe
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (50.00%) SOA
3 8 (44.44%) Incident Management
4 5 (27.78%) High Availability
5 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 3 (16.67%) Process Management
6 3 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) UML
8 1 (5.56%) Change Management
8 1 (5.56%) ITIL
8 1 (5.56%) MVC
8 1 (5.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) COBOL
2 1 (5.56%) JCL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Axway
1 7 (38.89%) Fujitsu
1 7 (38.89%) Siemens
2 5 (27.78%) Software AG
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) SAP
3 3 (16.67%) webMethods
4 2 (11.11%) AppDynamics
4 2 (11.11%) BMC
4 2 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat