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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
Rank 869 865 875
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs citing ResourceLink 28 25 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.023% 0.009%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.32% 0.28% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 7
Average salary £38,436 £32,500 £36,954
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.26% -12.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £36,572
10% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £40,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,250 £27,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -35.29%

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
8822 8828 9140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.88% 8.06% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 7095 6773 7375
Average salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.95% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

ResourceLink Salary Histogram in the UK

ResourceLink
Top 17 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 19 December 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
England 0 27 £38,436 +18.26% 2
London +28 16 £38,436 +18.26% 2
East of England -16 4 £25,000 -37.50%
Peterborough - 4 £25,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £25,000 -
South East +12 3 £20,000 -
City of London +32 2 £39,750 -27.72% 1
North West - 2 £32,000 -
South West - 2 £30,000 -
Surrey - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £30,000 -
Guildford - 1 - -
Lancaster - 1 £24,000 -
Southampton - 1 £20,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £20,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £24,000 -

ResourceLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 22 (37.93%) ITIL
2 17 (29.31%) PRINCE2
2 17 (29.31%) Project Management
3 14 (24.14%) Oracle
3 14 (24.14%) Management Information System
4 12 (20.69%) Service Delivery
4 12 (20.69%) Degree
5 11 (18.97%) PMI Certification
5 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
5 11 (18.97%) Cognos
6 10 (17.24%) Northgate
6 10 (17.24%) Cognos Impromptu
6 10 (17.24%) PMP
6 10 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (15.52%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (15.52%) Data Migration
7 9 (15.52%) Migration
8 8 (13.79%) i-GRasp
8 8 (13.79%) MS Access
8 8 (13.79%) Business Analysis
8 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (13.79%) Waterfall
8 8 (13.79%) Informatics
9 7 (12.07%) Data Quality
9 7 (12.07%) SQL
9 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (12.07%) SAP
10 5 (8.62%) Business Objects
10 5 (8.62%) CRM

ResourceLink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (5.17%) JBoss
1 3 (5.17%) Apache
1 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Agresso
2 2 (3.45%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.72%) Taleo
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) FTP
1 3 (5.17%) Intranet
2 2 (3.45%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) LAN
2 2 (3.45%) SMTP
2 2 (3.45%) HTTP
2 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) Cognos Impromptu
2 8 (13.79%) MS Access
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.45%) MySQL
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Retail
2 1 (1.72%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 29 (50.00%) Analyst
2 12 (20.69%) Systems Analyst
3 11 (18.97%) Business Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) Developer
4 8 (13.79%) Administrator
4 8 (13.79%) Analyst Developer
4 8 (13.79%) Systems Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Systems Support
5 7 (12.07%) Support Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.90%) Payroll Consultant
9 3 (5.17%) Implementation Consultant
9 3 (5.17%) NHS Business Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Applications Support
10 2 (3.45%) IT Support Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) Systems Manager
10 2 (3.45%) Technical Support
10 2 (3.45%) Support Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (3.45%) SOAP
2 2 (3.45%) Web Services
2 2 (3.45%) XML
2 2 (3.45%) REST
3 1 (1.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Management Information System
2 10 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (13.79%) Informatics
4 3 (5.17%) NHS
5 2 (3.45%) Replication
6 1 (1.72%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) ITIL
2 17 (29.31%) PRINCE2
2 17 (29.31%) Project Management
3 12 (20.69%) Service Delivery
4 9 (15.52%) Migration
4 9 (15.52%) Systems Analysis
4 9 (15.52%) Data Migration
5 8 (13.79%) Business Analysis
5 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (13.79%) Waterfall
6 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.62%) CRM
8 3 (5.17%) WFM
9 2 (3.45%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.45%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.45%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (3.45%) SOA
9 2 (3.45%) Service Management
10 1 (1.72%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.72%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) SQL
2 4 (6.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Degree
2 11 (18.97%) PMI Certification
3 10 (17.24%) PMP
4 1 (1.72%) ISEB
4 1 (1.72%) CIPD
4 1 (1.72%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Oracle
2 11 (18.97%) Cognos
3 10 (17.24%) Northgate
4 8 (13.79%) i-GRasp
5 7 (12.07%) SAP
6 5 (8.62%) Business Objects
7 4 (6.90%) Ceridian
8 3 (5.17%) Google
8 3 (5.17%) Sage
8 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.45%) Citrix
9 2 (3.45%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.72%) NorthgateArinso
10 1 (1.72%) Pegasus
10 1 (1.72%) Kronos
10 1 (1.72%) PeopleSoft