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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
Rank 877 850 889
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +39
Permanent jobs citing ResourceLink 25 27 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.025% 0.004%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.28% 0.31% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 3
Average salary £32,000 £37,500 £36,954
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.66% +1.47%
UK excluding London average salary £29,250 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-26.87% -15.78%

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
8994 8833 9751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.75% 8.20% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6988 6909 8044
Average salary £52,500 £51,500 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 1 September 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 1 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
(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 -28 23 £31,375 -16.33%
London -22 8 £41,250 +10.56%
Bristol +1 6 £26,750 -33.12%
South West -17 6 £26,750 -33.12%
Peterborough 0 3 £25,000 -50.00%
Cambridgeshire -15 3 £25,000 -50.00%
East of England -16 3 £25,000 -50.00%
South East - 3 £32,500 -
East Sussex - 2 £32,500 -
North West -10 1 £25,500 -21.53%
Yorkshire -37 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £31,250 -
Southampton - 1 £31,250 -
Hull - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £25,500 -

ResourceLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 9 (24.32%) Oracle
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
2 8 (21.62%) Northgate
3 7 (18.92%) SQL
3 7 (18.92%) Agresso
4 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
4 6 (16.22%) Cognos
4 6 (16.22%) Business Objects
4 6 (16.22%) SAP
4 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
5 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
5 5 (13.51%) Project Management
5 5 (13.51%) Degree
6 4 (10.81%) Ceridian
6 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
6 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
6 4 (10.81%) Informatics
6 4 (10.81%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
6 4 (10.81%) Data Quality
6 4 (10.81%) Finance
6 4 (10.81%) Migration
6 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.11%) SLA
7 3 (8.11%) MS Access
7 3 (8.11%) Java
7 3 (8.11%) Sage
7 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
8 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS

ResourceLink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.70%) CMS
1 1 (2.70%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Agresso
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.70%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.70%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Taleo
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
1 1 (2.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) MS Access
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.41%) Cognos Impromptu
2 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.41%) QlikView
2 2 (5.41%) Pentaho
2 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Systems Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Support Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) Systems Support
5 4 (10.81%) Applications Support
5 4 (10.81%) Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Implementation Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Payroll Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) HTML
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Informatics
2 2 (5.41%) Kindle
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
2 5 (13.51%) Project Management
3 4 (10.81%) Migration
3 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (10.81%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
3 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
3 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
4 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.41%) Change Management
5 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.41%) ETL
5 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.41%) CRM
5 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.70%) ERP
6 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.70%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.70%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) Data Quality
2 3 (8.11%) SLA
3 2 (5.41%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle
2 8 (21.62%) Northgate
3 6 (16.22%) Business Objects
3 6 (16.22%) SAP
3 6 (16.22%) Cognos
3 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.81%) Ceridian
5 3 (8.11%) Sage
6 2 (5.41%) Remedy
6 2 (5.41%) i-GRasp
7 1 (2.70%) Google
7 1 (2.70%) Kronos
7 1 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (2.70%) Pegasus
7 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards