The first table below looks at the demand for Software Packaging skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Packaging
Rank 814 797 847
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +50
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 90 78 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.072% 0.037%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.18% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 69 56 40
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £34,357 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+20.06% -1.83%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45358 43204 48402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.00% 39.68% 41.04%
Number of salaries quoted 38576 37499 42868
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Packaging within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Software Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Packaging
Salary Trend

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

Software Packaging Salary Trend in the UK

Software Packaging
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Packaging over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 within the UK.

Software Packaging Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Packaging
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Packaging within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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 -24 88 £40,000 +15.34% 10
London -31 41 £35,000 -12.50% 7
South East -7 20 £49,000 +40.00% 2
West Midlands +18 17 £32,500 -3.70%
Staffordshire +7 16 £32,500 -3.70%
East Midlands - 13 £40,000 -
City of London -4 12 £46,500 +43.07% 2
North West +15 9 - -
Cheshire +6 9 - -
Stoke-on-Trent +5 8 £32,500 -3.70%
Derbyshire - 8 - -
Shropshire - 8 - -
Berkshire +8 6 £45,000 +36.36% 2
West Sussex - 5 £48,000 -
Nottingham - 5 £40,000 -
Crawley - 5 £48,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £40,000 -
Newbury - 4 £45,000 - 1
Bristol - 3 £26,500 - 1
South West - 3 £26,500 - 1
Hampshire -7 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Reading -3 1 £27,500 -16.66%
Leeds -31 1 £47,500 +26.66%
West Yorkshire -32 1 £47,500 +26.66%
Yorkshire -36 1 £47,500 +26.66%
Solihull - 1 £37,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £35,000 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £35,000 -

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Software Packaging 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 Software Packaging.

1 140 (76.09%) Windows
2 132 (71.74%) Microsoft
3 95 (51.63%) Finance
4 84 (45.65%) Active Directory
5 72 (39.13%) VMware
6 69 (37.50%) PowerShell
6 69 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 68 (36.96%) Degree
8 67 (36.41%) Windows 7
9 66 (35.87%) SQL Server
10 64 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 62 (33.70%) MS Excel
12 61 (33.15%) Linux
13 58 (31.52%) MS Exchange
14 56 (30.43%) SQL
15 54 (29.35%) TCP/IP
16 52 (28.26%) SCCM
17 46 (25.00%) MS Office
18 45 (24.46%) .NET
19 44 (23.91%) IIS
19 44 (23.91%) VMware ESX
20 42 (22.83%) Perl
20 42 (22.83%) MCSE
20 42 (22.83%) Microsoft Certification
21 39 (21.20%) ITIL
22 37 (20.11%) HP
23 35 (19.02%) VMware Workstation
24 33 (17.93%) T-SQL
24 33 (17.93%) Disaster Recovery
25 30 (16.30%) ASP.NET

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 58 (31.52%) MS Exchange
2 44 (23.91%) IIS
3 18 (9.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (9.24%) SharePoint
5 14 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (5.98%) WebSphere
6 11 (5.98%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (3.26%) Lync
8 4 (2.17%) WorkSite
9 3 (1.63%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.54%) Apache
Applications
1 62 (33.70%) MS Excel
2 46 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (5.43%) Eikon
3 3 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 54 (29.35%) TCP/IP
2 28 (15.22%) DHCP
3 27 (14.67%) DNS
4 22 (11.96%) LDAP
5 21 (11.41%) HTTP
6 13 (7.07%) SAN
6 13 (7.07%) NAS
7 11 (5.98%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (5.43%) Internet
9 8 (4.35%) VoIP
9 8 (4.35%) Firewall
10 6 (3.26%) Wireless
11 5 (2.72%) SSL
11 5 (2.72%) VPN
12 2 (1.09%) DSL
12 2 (1.09%) Intranet
13 1 (0.54%) IP Telephony
13 1 (0.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (35.87%) SQL Server
2 24 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 21 (11.41%) SQL Server 2000
4 13 (7.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (5.98%) Crystal Reports
6 9 (4.89%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (4.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (4.89%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.26%) MySQL
8 5 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (10.87%) Jenkins
2 19 (10.33%) MSI
3 16 (8.70%) Subversion
4 11 (5.98%) InstallShield
4 11 (5.98%) Visual Studio
4 11 (5.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 11 (5.98%) WiX
4 11 (5.98%) MSBuild
5 10 (5.43%) Git (software)
6 6 (3.26%) NUnit
7 5 (2.72%) Wise Package Studio
8 4 (2.17%) FishEye
8 4 (2.17%) CruiseControl
8 4 (2.17%) Maven
8 4 (2.17%) JIRA
9 1 (0.54%) AdminStudio
General
1 95 (51.63%) Finance
2 23 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 18 (9.78%) Back Office
4 13 (7.07%) Legal
5 12 (6.52%) Law
6 11 (5.98%) Banking
7 9 (4.89%) Retail
7 9 (4.89%) Advertising
7 9 (4.89%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.09%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.09%) Electronics
8 2 (1.09%) Games
8 2 (1.09%) Military
8 2 (1.09%) Billing
9 1 (0.54%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 63 (34.24%) Analyst
2 47 (25.54%) Support Analyst
3 43 (23.37%) IT Support
4 35 (19.02%) IT Support Analyst
5 29 (15.76%) Graduate
6 25 (13.59%) Graduate Support Analyst
6 25 (13.59%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
7 22 (11.96%) 2nd Line Support
8 21 (11.41%) Systems Engineer
8 21 (11.41%) Systems Support
9 15 (8.15%) 3rd Line Support
10 13 (7.07%) Support Engineer
11 12 (6.52%) Desktop Support
11 12 (6.52%) Release Engineer
12 11 (5.98%) Build Manager
12 11 (5.98%) Junior IT Support Analyst
12 11 (5.98%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (5.98%) Junior Support Analyst
12 11 (5.98%) Junior Analyst
12 11 (5.98%) Junior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (24.46%) .NET
2 30 (16.30%) ASP.NET
3 21 (11.41%) .NET Framework
4 14 (7.61%) XML
5 12 (6.52%) Application Packaging
6 11 (5.98%) jQuery
6 11 (5.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 11 (5.98%) CSS
6 11 (5.98%) HTML
6 11 (5.98%) Ajax
7 7 (3.80%) Rendezvous
8 5 (2.72%) LAMP
9 1 (0.54%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.30%) Computer Science
2 26 (14.13%) Hedge funds
3 12 (6.52%) Clustering
4 11 (5.98%) PKI
4 11 (5.98%) Smartphone
5 7 (3.80%) Blackberry
6 6 (3.26%) iPhone
7 5 (2.72%) CMDB
8 4 (2.17%) BBC
8 4 (2.17%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.09%) Chip and PIN
11 1 (0.54%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.54%) Equities
11 1 (0.54%) VLE
11 1 (0.54%) Open Source
11 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 140 (76.09%) Windows
2 69 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (36.41%) Windows 7
4 61 (33.15%) Linux
5 24 (13.04%) Windows 8
6 22 (11.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (10.33%) Mac OS X
8 15 (8.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (6.52%) UNIX
10 11 (5.98%) Android
10 11 (5.98%) Mac OS
10 11 (5.98%) Apple iOS
10 11 (5.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (3.26%) Mac OS X Server
12 5 (2.72%) Debian
12 5 (2.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (21.20%) ITIL
2 33 (17.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (15.76%) Load Balancing
4 26 (14.13%) Release Management
5 25 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 21 (11.41%) Change Control
8 19 (10.33%) Migration
9 17 (9.24%) Change Management
10 16 (8.70%) Configuration Management
11 13 (7.07%) Web Development
12 12 (6.52%) OO
13 11 (5.98%) OOP
13 11 (5.98%) ITSM
13 11 (5.98%) ITIL V3
14 10 (5.43%) Project Management
15 9 (4.89%) Service Management
15 9 (4.89%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (4.35%) Project Planning
16 8 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 69 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 56 (30.43%) SQL
3 42 (22.83%) Perl
4 33 (17.93%) T-SQL
5 29 (15.76%) C#
6 21 (11.41%) Python
7 15 (8.15%) JavaScript
8 11 (5.98%) VB6
8 11 (5.98%) VB
8 11 (5.98%) VB.NET
9 9 (4.89%) VBScript
10 8 (4.35%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.80%) Ruby
12 5 (2.72%) PHP
13 4 (2.17%) C++
13 4 (2.17%) Java
13 4 (2.17%) VBA
14 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 68 (36.96%) Degree
2 42 (22.83%) MCSE
2 42 (22.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (13.59%) PhD
4 19 (10.33%) MCDBA
5 11 (5.98%) MCITP
6 9 (4.89%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (4.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.63%) CCIE
8 3 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.09%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.54%) CISSP
10 1 (0.54%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.43%) SLA
2 2 (1.09%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) COBIT
System Software
1 84 (45.65%) Active Directory
2 64 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (23.91%) VMware ESX
4 35 (19.02%) VMware Workstation
5 18 (9.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 17 (9.24%) XenApp
7 12 (6.52%) XenDesktop
8 11 (5.98%) XenServer
9 10 (5.43%) Hyper-V
10 9 (4.89%) Terminal Services
10 9 (4.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 5 (2.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (2.17%) vSphere
13 1 (0.54%) KVM
Systems Management
1 52 (28.26%) SCCM
2 17 (9.24%) WSUS
3 9 (4.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 6 (3.26%) SCOM
5 5 (2.72%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.63%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.09%) Nagios
8 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.54%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.54%) Opsview
Vendors
1 132 (71.74%) Microsoft
2 72 (39.13%) VMware
3 37 (20.11%) HP
4 26 (14.13%) Oracle
5 24 (13.04%) Cisco
6 22 (11.96%) Citrix
7 19 (10.33%) Sybase
8 17 (9.24%) Apple
8 17 (9.24%) Remedy
9 15 (8.15%) Red Hat
10 14 (7.61%) Veritas
11 12 (6.52%) Toshiba
12 11 (5.98%) BMC
13 10 (5.43%) Reuters
13 10 (5.43%) Bloomberg
13 10 (5.43%) CQG
14 9 (4.89%) Juniper
15 6 (3.26%) Intel
15 6 (3.26%) Adobe
16 5 (2.72%) SAP
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £ Highly Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Artemis IT Recruitment
Salary: £Excellent + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
St James Park, London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: Circa £55,000
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Amsys
Salary: £26,500 per annum neg
Posted: 12 days ago