The table below looks at the statistics for OpenROAD skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenROAD over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenROAD
Rank 884 875 879
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing OpenROAD 12 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.006% 0.007%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.050% 0.027% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 8
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +8.33%

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

Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
23904 22588 22985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.97% 20.77% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19699 19136 19787
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

OpenROAD
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OpenROAD within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

OpenROAD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenROAD
Salary Trend

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

OpenROAD Salary Trend in the UK

OpenROAD
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenROAD within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
Newport - 10 - -
South Wales - 10 - -
Wales - 10 - -
England -14 2 £29,000 -10.76%
South West -24 2 £29,000 +5.45%
Bristol - 2 £29,000 -

OpenROAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing OpenROAD 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 OpenROAD.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL
1 14 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (85.71%) Ingres
3 10 (71.43%) Visualisation
3 10 (71.43%) Statistics
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 4 (28.57%) Intranet
4 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (14.29%) Sybase
5 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
5 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 2 (14.29%) VB
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) UNIX
5 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 2 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) Internet
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) SAN
5 2 (14.29%) CA
5 2 (14.29%) NetApp
5 2 (14.29%) ITSM
5 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 2 (14.29%) Back Office
5 2 (14.29%) QA
5 2 (14.29%) Memory Management

OpenROAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing OpenROAD 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 OpenROAD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Intranet
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) NAS
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (85.71%) Ingres
3 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.14%) DTS
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (14.29%) Back Office
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
1 2 (14.29%) International Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Programmer
1 10 (71.43%) Software Programmer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Senior DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Statistics
1 10 (71.43%) Visualisation
2 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL
1 2 (14.29%) ITSM
1 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
1 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
1 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
1 2 (14.29%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 2 (14.29%) VB
2 2 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Sybase
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) CA
2 2 (14.29%) NetApp
2 2 (14.29%) FrontRange
3 1 (7.14%) SAP