The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sony products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sony over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Sony Corporation.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sony
Rank 705 817 798
Rank change year-on-year
+112 -19
Permanent jobs citing Sony 187 72 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.067% 0.083%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 139 61 77
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £43,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +25.00%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
53612 51243 56416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.63% 47.73% 48.47%
Number of salaries quoted 42569 41941 47081
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Sony
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Sony Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sony
Salary Trend

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

Sony Salary Trend in the UK

Sony
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sony over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 within the UK.

Sony Salary Histogram in the UK

Sony
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sony within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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 +88 176 £55,000 +22.22% 20
London +80 130 £55,000 +22.22% 11
East of England - 17 £65,000 - 2
South West -5 13 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Bristol - 13 £60,000 - 1
St Albans - 12 £65,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 12 £65,000 - 1
South East +6 10 £40,000 -8.57% 3
Scotland - 10 £40,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 10 £40,000 - 1
Southwark - 7 - - 2
City of London +4 6 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Kent - 6 £40,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 4 £35,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 - -
Hook - 3 £55,000 - 1
Canterbury - 3 £40,000 - 1
Cranbrook - 3 £40,000 - 1
Sheffield - 3 - -
Wickford - 3 £35,000 -
Essex - 3 £35,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £55,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
Berkshire +6 1 £22,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Bridgend - 1 £35,000 -
Warwick - 1 £40,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £40,000 - 1
Ipswich - 1 £35,000 -

Sony
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Sony 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 Sony.

1 238 (64.67%) Google
2 234 (63.59%) Apple
3 231 (62.77%) SQL Server
4 201 (54.62%) Social Media
5 200 (54.35%) Facebook
6 191 (51.90%) BBC
6 191 (51.90%) Yahoo!
7 168 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
8 166 (45.11%) Git (software)
9 159 (43.21%) .NET
10 152 (41.30%) ASP.NET
11 147 (39.95%) Ruby
12 130 (35.33%) OO
13 129 (35.05%) TDD
13 129 (35.05%) SQL Server 2012
14 126 (34.24%) NoSQL
15 122 (33.15%) C#
16 120 (32.61%) MVC
17 118 (32.07%) BDD
17 118 (32.07%) ASP.NET MVC
18 117 (31.79%) Node.js
19 116 (31.52%) SQL
20 112 (30.43%) RESTful
21 106 (28.80%) Web Application Development
22 105 (28.53%) ASP.NET Web API
22 105 (28.53%) WCF
23 78 (21.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 74 (20.11%) T-SQL
25 73 (19.84%) Business Intelligence
25 73 (19.84%) HP

Sony
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Sony 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 Sony. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 117 (31.79%) Node.js
2 44 (11.96%) IIS
2 44 (11.96%) Apache Solr
2 44 (11.96%) nginx
3 41 (11.14%) Apache
4 32 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (2.72%) Jetty
5 10 (2.72%) Tomcat
5 10 (2.72%) MS Exchange
5 10 (2.72%) Lync
6 8 (2.17%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.36%) WordPress
7 5 (1.36%) CMS
Applications
1 29 (7.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.54%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.27%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.27%) FreeHand
3 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (2.17%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.27%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 33 (8.97%) PaaS
1 33 (8.97%) IaaS
2 31 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (8.42%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (3.53%) GitHub
4 2 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.72%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.45%) Intranet
3 4 (1.09%) HTTP
3 4 (1.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (62.77%) SQL Server
2 129 (35.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 126 (34.24%) NoSQL
4 78 (21.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 73 (19.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 73 (19.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 73 (19.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 71 (19.29%) Data Warehouse
7 50 (13.59%) MySQL
8 39 (10.60%) SQL Server 2008
9 36 (9.78%) MongoDB
10 20 (5.43%) Hadoop
11 16 (4.35%) Big Data
12 7 (1.90%) NewSQL
12 7 (1.90%) VLDB
12 7 (1.90%) OLAP
13 6 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (1.36%) Relational Database
14 5 (1.36%) OLTP
14 5 (1.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 166 (45.11%) Git (software)
2 58 (15.76%) Subversion
3 44 (11.96%) TeamCity
4 39 (10.60%) Jenkins
5 17 (4.62%) Xcode
6 13 (3.53%) Rhino Mocks
6 13 (3.53%) Cucumber
6 13 (3.53%) NUnit
6 13 (3.53%) Selenium
7 10 (2.72%) ReSharper
7 10 (2.72%) WATIR
7 10 (2.72%) RSpec
7 10 (2.72%) NDepend
8 3 (0.82%) PhantomJS
8 3 (0.82%) Ranorex
8 3 (0.82%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.54%) Hudson
10 1 (0.27%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (13.86%) Music Industry
2 41 (11.14%) Marketing
3 28 (7.61%) Advertising
4 22 (5.98%) Games
5 17 (4.62%) Finance
6 13 (3.53%) Publishing
7 11 (2.99%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.99%) Retail
8 5 (1.36%) Automotive
9 3 (0.82%) Interactive Media
10 2 (0.54%) Law
11 1 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 217 (58.97%) Developer
2 109 (29.62%) .NET Developer
3 38 (10.33%) DBA
4 34 (9.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 33 (8.97%) SQL Server DBA
5 33 (8.97%) SQL DBA
6 31 (8.42%) Operations Engineer
6 31 (8.42%) Web Engineer
7 27 (7.34%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 27 (7.34%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
8 17 (4.62%) iOS Developer
8 17 (4.62%) Consultant
9 16 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
9 16 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 16 (4.35%) Administrator
10 14 (3.80%) SQL Developer
10 14 (3.80%) SQL Server Developer
11 10 (2.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 10 (2.72%) Linux Administrator
11 10 (2.72%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (43.21%) .NET
2 152 (41.30%) ASP.NET
3 118 (32.07%) ASP.NET MVC
4 112 (30.43%) RESTful
5 105 (28.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 105 (28.53%) WCF
6 49 (13.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 32 (8.70%) HTML
8 29 (7.88%) CSS
9 28 (7.61%) Web Services
10 17 (4.62%) UIKit
11 14 (3.80%) REST
12 13 (3.53%) StructureMap
12 13 (3.53%) Lucene
12 13 (3.53%) Ruby on Rails
12 13 (3.53%) NHibernate
12 13 (3.53%) Spring
13 10 (2.72%) jQuery
13 10 (2.72%) OpenRasta
14 9 (2.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 201 (54.62%) Social Media
2 191 (51.90%) BBC
3 51 (13.86%) Blackberry
4 37 (10.05%) Replication
5 36 (9.78%) Digital Media
6 29 (7.88%) Open Source
7 27 (7.34%) iPhone
8 25 (6.79%) Clustering
9 21 (5.71%) Smartphone
10 18 (4.89%) User Experience
11 17 (4.62%) iPad
12 13 (3.53%) Xbox
13 11 (2.99%) Algorithms
13 11 (2.99%) Mathematics
14 7 (1.90%) Blog
14 7 (1.90%) 3D Graphics
15 5 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (1.36%) Management Information System
16 4 (1.09%) Physics
17 3 (0.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 66 (17.93%) Linux
2 46 (12.50%) Windows
3 44 (11.96%) Debian
4 41 (11.14%) Ubuntu
5 31 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (4.89%) Apple iOS
7 15 (4.08%) Android
8 10 (2.72%) CentOS
9 8 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (35.33%) OO
3 129 (35.05%) TDD
4 120 (32.61%) MVC
5 118 (32.07%) BDD
6 106 (28.80%) Web Application Development
7 73 (19.84%) Business Intelligence
8 62 (16.85%) DevOps
9 47 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
10 31 (8.42%) Build Automation
11 20 (5.43%) Analytics
12 17 (4.62%) iOS Development
12 17 (4.62%) Unit Testing
12 17 (4.62%) Pair Programming
13 13 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (3.53%) Refactoring
14 12 (3.26%) Mentoring
15 10 (2.72%) Pay per click
15 10 (2.72%) SEO
16 8 (2.17%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 147 (39.95%) Ruby
2 122 (33.15%) C#
3 116 (31.52%) SQL
4 74 (20.11%) T-SQL
5 53 (14.40%) JavaScript
6 42 (11.41%) Java
7 36 (9.78%) Python
8 20 (5.43%) C++
9 17 (4.62%) Objective-C
10 11 (2.99%) Perl
11 10 (2.72%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.90%) R
12 7 (1.90%) PHP
13 6 (1.63%) GLSL
14 4 (1.09%) VB
14 4 (1.09%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.27%) Lua
Qualifications
1 28 (7.61%) Degree
2 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.27%) PMP
2 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.78%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (11.14%) KVM
2 31 (8.42%) Samba
2 31 (8.42%) Varnish
3 17 (4.62%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 47 (12.77%) Puppet
1 47 (12.77%) Opscode Chef
2 37 (10.05%) ZABBIX
3 31 (8.42%) HAProxy
3 31 (8.42%) Kibana
3 31 (8.42%) StatsD
3 31 (8.42%) logstash
4 16 (4.35%) Nagios
5 10 (2.72%) SCCM
5 10 (2.72%) Check_MK
6 6 (1.63%) Ganglia
6 6 (1.63%) Salt
7 2 (0.54%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 238 (64.67%) Google
2 234 (63.59%) Apple
3 200 (54.35%) Facebook
4 191 (51.90%) Yahoo!
5 73 (19.84%) HP
6 51 (13.86%) Toshiba
7 41 (11.14%) Juniper
7 41 (11.14%) Cisco
8 40 (10.87%) Microsoft
9 32 (8.70%) Dell
10 31 (8.42%) New Relic
11 20 (5.43%) Twitter
12 10 (2.72%) VMware
13 7 (1.90%) Tableau
14 6 (1.63%) SoftLayer
15 5 (1.36%) SAP
15 5 (1.36%) Oracle
15 5 (1.36%) IBM
16 4 (1.09%) Sun
16 4 (1.09%) Eloqua
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