The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Packaging
Rank 826 798 813
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +15
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 73 75 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.071% 0.065%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 60 55 67
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,400 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,100 £58,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
44238 42026 47482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.01% 39.51% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 37202 36393 41776
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Software Packaging Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Packaging
Top 25 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 29 August 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 -36 72 £42,500 +21.42% 6
London -2 38 £55,000 +37.50% 2
South East -24 14 £45,000 +32.35% 4
Berkshire 0 10 £41,250 +25.00% 4
West Midlands -11 9 £37,500 +11.11%
Newbury - 9 £45,000 - 3
City of London -1 8 £53,500 +67.18% 1
East Midlands -15 7 £40,000 -
Staffordshire -17 5 £32,500 -3.70%
Nottinghamshire - 5 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 5 £40,000 -
Bristol - 5 £26,500 -
South West - 5 £26,500 -
Solihull - 4 £37,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent +1 3 £32,500 -3.70%
Shropshire -6 2 - -
Cheshire -11 2 - -
Derbyshire -11 2 - -
North West -17 2 - -
Reading -9 1 £27,500 -16.66%
Hampshire -24 1 - -
Leeds -29 1 £47,500 +26.66%
West Yorkshire -39 1 £47,500 +26.66%
Yorkshire -46 1 £47,500 +26.66%
Basingstoke - 1 - -

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 129 (72.88%) Windows
2 122 (68.93%) Microsoft
3 88 (49.72%) Finance
4 77 (43.50%) Active Directory
5 67 (37.85%) VMware
6 65 (36.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 63 (35.59%) Windows 7
7 63 (35.59%) SQL Server
8 61 (34.46%) Linux
9 57 (32.20%) PowerShell
10 56 (31.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 56 (31.64%) Degree
10 56 (31.64%) MS Exchange
11 54 (30.51%) MS Excel
12 48 (27.12%) SQL
13 46 (25.99%) SCCM
14 45 (25.42%) MS Office
14 45 (25.42%) TCP/IP
15 43 (24.29%) Perl
15 43 (24.29%) VMware ESX
16 40 (22.60%) IIS
17 38 (21.47%) .NET
17 38 (21.47%) MCSE
17 38 (21.47%) Microsoft Certification
18 33 (18.64%) HP
19 32 (18.08%) VMware Workstation
20 30 (16.95%) Oracle
20 30 (16.95%) ITIL
20 30 (16.95%) Disaster Recovery
21 29 (16.38%) Continuous Integration

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 56 (31.64%) MS Exchange
2 40 (22.60%) IIS
3 18 (10.17%) SharePoint
4 17 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (6.21%) WebSphere
5 11 (6.21%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (5.08%) Lync
7 8 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.26%) WorkSite
10 2 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.13%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.56%) Apache
11 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 54 (30.51%) MS Excel
2 45 (25.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.82%) Remedy ITSM
1 5 (2.82%) Eikon
2 2 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 45 (25.42%) TCP/IP
2 25 (14.12%) DNS
2 25 (14.12%) DHCP
3 15 (8.47%) HTTP
3 15 (8.47%) LDAP
3 15 (8.47%) SAN
3 15 (8.47%) NAS
4 12 (6.78%) Internet
5 10 (5.65%) VoIP
6 6 (3.39%) Wireless
7 5 (2.82%) Firewall
7 5 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (2.82%) SSL
7 5 (2.82%) VPN
8 4 (2.26%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.13%) DSL
9 2 (1.13%) Intranet
10 1 (0.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (35.59%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (7.91%) SQL Server 2000
5 11 (6.21%) Crystal Reports
6 9 (5.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (5.08%) Oracle Database
7 8 (4.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (3.39%) MySQL
9 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (11.30%) MSI
1 20 (11.30%) Jenkins
2 16 (9.04%) Subversion
3 12 (6.78%) InstallShield
4 11 (6.21%) Visual Studio
4 11 (6.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 11 (6.21%) WiX
4 11 (6.21%) MSBuild
5 10 (5.65%) Git (software)
6 8 (4.52%) CruiseControl
7 6 (3.39%) NUnit
8 4 (2.26%) Maven
8 4 (2.26%) JIRA
8 4 (2.26%) FishEye
9 1 (0.56%) AdminStudio
General
1 88 (49.72%) Finance
2 23 (12.99%) Financial Institution
3 20 (11.30%) Banking
4 13 (7.34%) Legal
4 13 (7.34%) Telecoms
5 11 (6.21%) Law
6 9 (5.08%) Back Office
6 9 (5.08%) Advertising
6 9 (5.08%) Retail
7 2 (1.13%) Billing
7 2 (1.13%) Games
7 2 (1.13%) Military
7 2 (1.13%) Electronics
7 2 (1.13%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.56%) Front Office
8 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 66 (37.29%) Analyst
2 46 (25.99%) Support Analyst
3 40 (22.60%) IT Support
4 30 (16.95%) IT Support Analyst
5 24 (13.56%) Graduate
6 19 (10.73%) 2nd Line Support
7 18 (10.17%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
7 18 (10.17%) Graduate Support Analyst
8 14 (7.91%) Systems Support
8 14 (7.91%) Systems Engineer
9 13 (7.34%) Applications Packager
9 13 (7.34%) Release Engineer
10 11 (6.21%) Build Manager
10 11 (6.21%) .NET Developer
10 11 (6.21%) VB.NET Developer
10 11 (6.21%) Developer
10 11 (6.21%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (5.65%) Architect
12 9 (5.08%) Technical Architect
12 9 (5.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (21.47%) .NET
2 25 (14.12%) ASP.NET
3 18 (10.17%) XML
4 16 (9.04%) Application Packaging
5 14 (7.91%) .NET Framework
6 11 (6.21%) Ajax
6 11 (6.21%) HTML
6 11 (6.21%) CSS
6 11 (6.21%) jQuery
6 11 (6.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (2.82%) XML Schema
7 5 (2.82%) LAMP
8 3 (1.69%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.56%) Computer Science
2 23 (12.99%) Hedge funds
3 14 (7.91%) Clustering
4 6 (3.39%) Blackberry
4 6 (3.39%) iPhone
5 5 (2.82%) CMDB
5 5 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.82%) PKI
5 5 (2.82%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.13%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.13%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.56%) BBC
7 1 (0.56%) VLE
7 1 (0.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 129 (72.88%) Windows
2 65 (36.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (35.59%) Windows 7
4 61 (34.46%) Linux
5 26 (14.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (11.30%) Windows 8
7 16 (9.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (9.04%) UNIX
7 16 (9.04%) Mac OS X
8 15 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (5.08%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.39%) Mac OS X Server
11 5 (2.82%) Android
11 5 (2.82%) Debian
11 5 (2.82%) Mac OS
11 5 (2.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.95%) ITIL
1 30 (16.95%) Disaster Recovery
2 29 (16.38%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (13.56%) Release Management
4 23 (12.99%) Change Control
5 22 (12.43%) Configuration Management
5 22 (12.43%) Load Balancing
6 16 (9.04%) OO
6 16 (9.04%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (7.91%) Change Management
7 14 (7.91%) Migration
8 13 (7.34%) Asset Management
8 13 (7.34%) Web Development
9 11 (6.21%) OOP
10 9 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (4.52%) TDD
11 8 (4.52%) Project Planning
11 8 (4.52%) Validation
12 6 (3.39%) ITSM
12 6 (3.39%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (32.20%) PowerShell
2 48 (27.12%) SQL
3 43 (24.29%) Perl
4 26 (14.69%) T-SQL
5 25 (14.12%) C#
5 25 (14.12%) Python
6 15 (8.47%) JavaScript
7 12 (6.78%) VB
8 11 (6.21%) VB.NET
8 11 (6.21%) VB6
9 10 (5.65%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.95%) Ruby
11 5 (2.82%) C++
11 5 (2.82%) PHP
12 4 (2.26%) Java
12 4 (2.26%) VBA
12 4 (2.26%) VBScript
13 2 (1.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (31.64%) Degree
2 38 (21.47%) MCSE
2 38 (21.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (12.43%) PhD
4 14 (7.91%) MCDBA
5 11 (6.21%) MCITP
6 9 (5.08%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.13%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.56%) CCNA
9 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.21%) SLA
2 2 (1.13%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 77 (43.50%) Active Directory
2 56 (31.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (24.29%) VMware ESX
4 32 (18.08%) VMware Workstation
5 20 (11.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (7.34%) Hyper-V
7 9 (5.08%) Terminal Services
7 9 (5.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 8 (4.52%) vSphere
9 6 (3.39%) XenDesktop
9 6 (3.39%) XenApp
10 5 (2.82%) XenServer
11 1 (0.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 46 (25.99%) SCCM
2 11 (6.21%) WSUS
3 9 (5.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 9 (5.08%) SCOM
4 5 (2.82%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.26%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.13%) Nagios
6 2 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.56%) Opsview
Vendors
1 122 (68.93%) Microsoft
2 67 (37.85%) VMware
3 33 (18.64%) HP
4 30 (16.95%) Oracle
5 22 (12.43%) Cisco
6 17 (9.60%) Citrix
7 15 (8.47%) Red Hat
8 14 (7.91%) Sybase
8 14 (7.91%) Veritas
9 11 (6.21%) Remedy
9 11 (6.21%) Apple
10 9 (5.08%) Juniper
11 8 (4.52%) Toshiba
12 6 (3.39%) Intel
12 6 (3.39%) Adobe
13 5 (2.82%) SAP
13 5 (2.82%) IBM
13 5 (2.82%) BMC
13 5 (2.82%) Reuters
13 5 (2.82%) Bloomberg
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