The table below looks at the statistics for ResourceLink skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ResourceLink over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
Rank 877 924 883
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -41
Permanent jobs citing ResourceLink 21 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.011% 0.009%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.27% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 10
Average salary £28,550 £29,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -12.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,900 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,250 £39,550
UK excluding London average salary £28,550 £29,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -12.59%

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
7829 9402 9032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.12% 7.71% 8.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6232 7224 7120
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £34,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

ResourceLink
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ResourceLink Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ResourceLink
Salary Trend

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

ResourceLink Salary Trend in the UK

ResourceLink
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ResourceLink over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 within the UK.

ResourceLink Salary Histogram in the UK

ResourceLink
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ResourceLink within the UK over the 3 months to 7 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 +40 19 £28,550 -3.22% 2
West Midlands -4 8 £28,550 -3.22%
Staffordshire - 7 £28,550 -
Tamworth - 7 £28,550 -
South West -18 4 £26,500 -37.64%
East of England +34 3 £36,500 -27.00%
Cambridgeshire +19 3 £36,500 -27.00%
South East +12 3 £47,500 +72.72% 1
Bristol +10 3 £28,500 -32.94%
Hampshire +13 2 £43,750 +59.09%
Basingstoke - 2 £43,750 -
Surrey +6 1 £47,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £32,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Leatherhead - 1 £47,500 -
Peterborough - 1 £28,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £40,000 -

ResourceLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink.

1 13 (37.14%) Cognos
2 12 (34.29%) Northgate
3 9 (25.71%) ERP
3 9 (25.71%) Service Delivery
3 9 (25.71%) Management Information System
4 7 (20.00%) Sage
4 7 (20.00%) SAP
4 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (17.14%) MS Office
5 6 (17.14%) Pegasus
5 6 (17.14%) Project Management
5 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (14.29%) Degree
7 4 (11.43%) WFM
7 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
7 4 (11.43%) MS Access
7 4 (11.43%) ITIL
7 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
7 4 (11.43%) Cognos Impromptu
7 4 (11.43%) PMP
7 4 (11.43%) PMI Certification
7 4 (11.43%) Migration
8 3 (8.57%) Finance
8 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.57%) SLA
8 3 (8.57%) Windows

ResourceLink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.86%) IIS
1 1 (2.86%) JBoss
1 1 (2.86%) Apache
1 1 (2.86%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.14%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) MS Access
2 4 (11.43%) Cognos Impromptu
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (5.71%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) ActiveReports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) PROIV
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Consultant
3 8 (22.86%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Applications Support
5 5 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Systems Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Business Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Technical Support
8 2 (5.71%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Applications Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Applications Specialist
8 2 (5.71%) Systems Support
8 2 (5.71%) Systems Support Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Technical Support Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Management Information System
2 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.86%) Informatics
4 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ERP
1 9 (25.71%) Service Delivery
2 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (17.14%) Project Management
3 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (11.43%) WFM
4 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL
4 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
4 4 (11.43%) Migration
5 3 (8.57%) CRM
5 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.86%) Content Management
7 1 (2.86%) Change Management
7 1 (2.86%) Benchmarking
7 1 (2.86%) Information Assurance
7 1 (2.86%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) Java
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) PMP
2 4 (11.43%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.86%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Cognos
2 12 (34.29%) Northgate
3 7 (20.00%) Sage
3 7 (20.00%) SAP
4 6 (17.14%) Pegasus
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.57%) Business Objects
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle
6 2 (5.71%) IBM
6 2 (5.71%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.86%) Kronos
7 1 (2.86%) JDA
7 1 (2.86%) Oneserve
7 1 (2.86%) NorthgateArinso
7 1 (2.86%) RedPrairie
7 1 (2.86%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (2.86%) Civica