The table below looks at the statistics for Optimost skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Optimost over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Autonomy Optimost
Rank 903 864 -
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -
Permanent jobs citing Optimost 2 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.008% -
As % of the Business Applications category 0.023% 0.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £77,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary - - -

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

Business Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
8875 8872 9719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.78% 8.33% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6865 6964 7963
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

Optimost
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Optimost Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Optimost
Salary Trend

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

Optimost Salary Trend in the UK

Optimost
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Optimost within the UK over the 3 months to 23 September 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
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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 -28 2 £77,500 - 1
London -6 1 £77,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
South East - 1 - - 1

Optimost
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Optimost 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 Optimost.

1 13 (100.00%) Omniture
1 13 (100.00%) Analytics
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 8 (61.54%) Java
3 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 8 (61.54%) PHP
3 8 (61.54%) CSS
3 8 (61.54%) SOAP
3 8 (61.54%) Web Services
3 8 (61.54%) Python
3 8 (61.54%) SOA
3 8 (61.54%) SEO
3 8 (61.54%) LAMP
3 8 (61.54%) Web Design
3 8 (61.54%) Content Management
3 8 (61.54%) Ruby
3 8 (61.54%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (61.54%) Load Balancing
3 8 (61.54%) Django
3 8 (61.54%) jQuery
3 8 (61.54%) HTML5
3 8 (61.54%) REST
3 8 (61.54%) CSS3
3 8 (61.54%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (46.15%) UML
4 6 (46.15%) CMS
4 6 (46.15%) Hibernate
4 6 (46.15%) Spring
4 6 (46.15%) Drupal

Optimost
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Optimost 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 Optimost. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) CMS
1 6 (46.15%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 6 (46.15%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (7.69%) WebTrends
2 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
1 6 (46.15%) Big Data
General
1 5 (38.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Architect
1 8 (61.54%) Web Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Technical Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Web Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
1 8 (61.54%) CSS
1 8 (61.54%) SOAP
1 8 (61.54%) Web Services
1 8 (61.54%) LAMP
1 8 (61.54%) Ruby on Rails
1 8 (61.54%) Django
1 8 (61.54%) jQuery
1 8 (61.54%) HTML5
1 8 (61.54%) REST
1 8 (61.54%) CSS3
2 6 (46.15%) Hibernate
2 6 (46.15%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Open Source
1 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Analytics
2 8 (61.54%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (61.54%) SOA
2 8 (61.54%) SEO
2 8 (61.54%) Web Design
2 8 (61.54%) Content Management
2 8 (61.54%) Load Balancing
3 6 (46.15%) UML
3 6 (46.15%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 4 (30.77%) Multivariate Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (15.38%) RUP
5 2 (15.38%) E-business
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Unified Process
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) Python
2 8 (61.54%) Ruby
2 8 (61.54%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) PHP
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Omniture
2 5 (38.46%) Coremetrics
3 4 (30.77%) Maxymiser
3 4 (30.77%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe
4 1 (7.69%) Google