The table below looks at the statistics for SCons skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCons over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SCons
Rank - 858 885
Permanent jobs citing SCons 0 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.003% 0.006%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.019% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Average salary - £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary - £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
18390 15971 16857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.10% 15.19% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15178 13572 14543
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

SCons
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SCons Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SCons
Salary Trend

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

SCons Salary Trend in the UK

SCons
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SCons 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 SCons.

1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Hudson
3 3 (60.00%) C
3 3 (60.00%) Perforce
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Subversion
4 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) DevOps
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (20.00%) Coverity
5 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Semantic Web
5 1 (20.00%) TeamCity

SCons
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SCons 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 SCons. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Text Mining
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Hudson
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (20.00%) GCC
3 1 (20.00%) GoogleTest
3 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (20.00%) CruiseControl
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (20.00%) Semantic Web
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Information Retrieval
3 1 (20.00%) Static Code Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Code Coverage
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Perforce
2 1 (20.00%) Coverity
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft