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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NCover
Rank 876 923 881
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -42
Permanent jobs citing NCover 20 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.005% 0.018%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.031% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 19
Average salary £51,250 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £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
17958 19133 16594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.30% 16.04% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 15038 15862 14138
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +35 20 £51,250 +7.89%
London +39 14 £60,000 +26.31%
Hammersmith - 9 £60,000 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £43,000 -
Yorkshire - 6 £43,000 -
Leeds - 6 £43,000 -

NCover
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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%) .NET
1 26 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 26 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 26 (100.00%) MVC
1 26 (100.00%) jQuery
2 25 (96.15%) C#
3 20 (76.92%) HTML
3 20 (76.92%) JavaScript
4 19 (73.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (69.23%) .NET Framework
6 17 (65.38%) HTML5
7 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (53.85%) TDD
8 14 (53.85%) Ajax
8 14 (53.85%) CSS
9 13 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
9 13 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (50.00%) Selenium
9 13 (50.00%) WebSphere
9 13 (50.00%) CSLA.NET
10 12 (46.15%) NUnit
10 12 (46.15%) Web Services
10 12 (46.15%) MSTest
11 11 (42.31%) Razor View Engine
12 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
12 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
12 9 (34.62%) CRM
12 9 (34.62%) SharePoint
12 9 (34.62%) Workflow

NCover
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 13 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 13 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (34.62%) SharePoint
3 6 (23.08%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (11.54%) Umbraco
4 3 (11.54%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (11.54%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 19 (73.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 13 (50.00%) Selenium
4 12 (46.15%) NUnit
4 12 (46.15%) MSTest
5 9 (34.62%) CruiseControl
6 6 (23.08%) FxCop
6 6 (23.08%) TeamCity
6 6 (23.08%) ReSharper
7 3 (11.54%) Subversion
7 3 (11.54%) JIRA
7 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
7 3 (11.54%) Mercurial
7 3 (11.54%) StyleCop
7 3 (11.54%) Moq
7 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
7 3 (11.54%) NCrunch
7 3 (11.54%) NSubstitute
General
1 8 (30.77%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 18 (69.23%) .NET Developer
3 15 (57.69%) C# Developer
4 14 (53.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (46.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (19.23%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Developer
9 3 (11.54%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
10 2 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
11 1 (3.85%) .NET Architect
11 1 (3.85%) .NET Technical Architect
11 1 (3.85%) Architect
11 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
11 1 (3.85%) Development Specialist
11 1 (3.85%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
1 26 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 26 (100.00%) jQuery
2 20 (76.92%) HTML
3 18 (69.23%) .NET Framework
4 17 (65.38%) HTML5
5 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (53.85%) Ajax
6 14 (53.85%) CSS
7 13 (50.00%) CSLA.NET
8 12 (46.15%) Web Services
9 11 (42.31%) Razor View Engine
10 9 (34.62%) NHibernate
11 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 6 (23.08%) XML
13 3 (11.54%) WCF
13 3 (11.54%) LINQ
13 3 (11.54%) XSLT
13 3 (11.54%) MSMQ
13 3 (11.54%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) User Experience
2 3 (11.54%) W3C
2 3 (11.54%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) MVC
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) TDD
3 9 (34.62%) CRM
3 9 (34.62%) Workflow
4 8 (30.77%) OOD
4 8 (30.77%) OO
5 6 (23.08%) Analytics
5 6 (23.08%) Software Architecture
5 6 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design
5 6 (23.08%) Functional Programming
5 6 (23.08%) RDF
5 6 (23.08%) PRINCE
5 6 (23.08%) SOA
5 6 (23.08%) Project Management
5 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
6 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Code Coverage
8 3 (11.54%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) C#
2 20 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
4 8 (30.77%) SQL
5 5 (19.23%) Java
6 3 (11.54%) XPath
7 1 (3.85%) VB
7 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Sitecore