The table below looks at the statistics for NCover skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NCover over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NCover
Rank 863 920 865
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -55
Permanent jobs citing NCover 23 5 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.004% 0.027%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.026% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 28
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £46,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +5.55%

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17813 19350 16036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.52% 16.21% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14880 16324 13650
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

NCover
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NCover within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

NCover Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NCover
Salary Trend

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

NCover Salary Trend in the UK

NCover
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NCover over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 within the UK.

NCover Salary Histogram in the UK

NCover
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NCover within the UK over the 3 months to 3 June 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
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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 +61 23 £50,000 -
London +57 15 £60,000 +20.00%
Hammersmith - 10 £60,000 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £43,000 -
Yorkshire - 8 £43,000 -
Leeds - 8 £43,000 -

NCover
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing NCover 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 NCover.

1 26 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 26 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
1 26 (100.00%) MVC
1 26 (100.00%) jQuery
2 25 (96.15%) C#
3 20 (76.92%) JavaScript
4 18 (69.23%) HTML
4 18 (69.23%) HTML5
4 18 (69.23%) .NET Framework
5 17 (65.38%) Ajax
5 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (65.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (57.69%) TDD
7 14 (53.85%) Selenium
7 14 (53.85%) Rhino Mocks
7 14 (53.85%) WebSphere
7 14 (53.85%) CSLA.NET
7 14 (53.85%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (50.00%) MSTest
9 12 (46.15%) CSS
10 11 (42.31%) Web Services
10 11 (42.31%) SharePoint
10 11 (42.31%) NHibernate
10 11 (42.31%) NUnit
11 9 (34.62%) CRM
11 9 (34.62%) OOD
11 9 (34.62%) Advertising
11 9 (34.62%) OO

NCover
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing NCover 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 NCover. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (53.85%) WebSphere
1 14 (53.85%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (42.31%) SharePoint
3 8 (30.77%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (11.54%) CMS
4 3 (11.54%) Umbraco
4 3 (11.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (11.54%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) NoSQL
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 17 (65.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (53.85%) Selenium
3 14 (53.85%) Rhino Mocks
4 13 (50.00%) MSTest
5 11 (42.31%) NUnit
6 8 (30.77%) CruiseControl
6 8 (30.77%) FxCop
7 3 (11.54%) TeamCity
7 3 (11.54%) ReSharper
General
1 9 (34.62%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 17 (65.38%) .NET Developer
3 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET Developer
4 13 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 13 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 13 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (26.92%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Sitecore Developer
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Architect
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Technical Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Development Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
1 26 (100.00%) jQuery
2 18 (69.23%) HTML
2 18 (69.23%) HTML5
2 18 (69.23%) .NET Framework
3 17 (65.38%) Ajax
3 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (53.85%) CSLA.NET
5 12 (46.15%) CSS
6 11 (42.31%) Web Services
6 11 (42.31%) NHibernate
7 9 (34.62%) Razor View Engine
8 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 8 (30.77%) XML
9 3 (11.54%) XHTML
9 3 (11.54%) XSLT
9 3 (11.54%) LINQ
9 3 (11.54%) LINQ to SQL
9 3 (11.54%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) User Experience
2 3 (11.54%) W3C
3 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) MVC
2 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (57.69%) TDD
4 9 (34.62%) CRM
4 9 (34.62%) OOD
4 9 (34.62%) OO
5 8 (30.77%) Analytics
5 8 (30.77%) Functional Programming
5 8 (30.77%) PRINCE
5 8 (30.77%) Project Management
5 8 (30.77%) Workflow
5 8 (30.77%) SOA
5 8 (30.77%) RDF
5 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
5 8 (30.77%) Software Architecture
5 8 (30.77%) Domain-Driven Design
6 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) C#
2 20 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 7 (26.92%) SQL
5 5 (19.23%) Java
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Sitecore