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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sony
Rank 734 701 801
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +100
Permanent jobs citing Sony 159 208 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.068%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.39% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 155 141 60
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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
49938 53691 50337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.60% 46.79% 47.38%
Number of salaries quoted 40830 42546 41180
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 August 2015 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 28 August 2015. 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 -48 147 £50,000 -4.76% 14
London -58 68 £53,000 +0.95% 4
South East +28 26 £50,000 -9.09% 2
West Midlands +7 17 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Hampshire +14 15 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Portsmouth - 14 £50,000 - 1
Birmingham - 14 £37,500 - 1
East of England -8 12 £65,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -10 12 £65,000 - 1
St Albans -15 12 £65,000 - 1
Leeds +11 8 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Yorkshire +4 8 £50,000 +53.84% 1
West Yorkshire +2 8 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Oxfordshire - 7 £24,000 -
City of London +26 6 £120,000 +100.00%
North West +8 6 £40,000 +14.28% 2
East Midlands - 6 £21,500 -
Belfast - 6 £50,000 - 1
Towcester - 6 £21,500 -
Northamptonshire - 6 £21,500 -
County Antrim - 6 £50,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 6 £50,000 - 1
Scotland 0 5 £40,000 - 1
Kent 0 4 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Edinburgh -8 4 £40,000 - 1
South West -26 4 £60,000 - 2
Dorset - 4 £60,000 - 2
Oxford - 4 £24,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £52,500 - 1
Bournemouth - 4 £60,000 - 2

Sony
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 252 (75.68%) BBC
1 252 (75.68%) Google
2 251 (75.38%) Apple
3 242 (72.67%) Social Media
4 239 (71.77%) Facebook
4 239 (71.77%) Yahoo!
5 215 (64.56%) Agile Software Development
6 168 (50.45%) .NET
7 160 (48.05%) SQL Server
8 157 (47.15%) TDD
9 154 (46.25%) Node.js
10 146 (43.84%) Git (software)
10 146 (43.84%) RESTful
11 132 (39.64%) NoSQL
12 131 (39.34%) BDD
13 129 (38.74%) MVC
14 125 (37.54%) C#
14 125 (37.54%) OO
15 121 (36.34%) Ruby
16 120 (36.04%) ASP.NET
17 119 (35.74%) ASP.NET MVC
17 119 (35.74%) Web Application Development
17 119 (35.74%) ASP.NET Web API
17 119 (35.74%) WCF
18 68 (20.42%) Smartphone
19 66 (19.82%) Java
20 49 (14.71%) Web Services
20 49 (14.71%) Microsoft
20 49 (14.71%) Objective-C
20 49 (14.71%) iOS Development

Sony
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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
1 154 (46.25%) Node.js
2 2 (0.60%) CMS
2 2 (0.60%) WordPress
3 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 27 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.30%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.40%) Office 365
2 7 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.20%) SaaS
4 3 (0.90%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.40%) VoIP
1 8 (2.40%) DHCP
1 8 (2.40%) DNS
2 5 (1.50%) Internet
3 4 (1.20%) VLAN
3 4 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (1.20%) SAN
3 4 (1.20%) Intranet
3 4 (1.20%) NAS
3 4 (1.20%) Broadband
4 3 (0.90%) Skype
5 1 (0.30%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (48.05%) SQL Server
2 132 (39.64%) NoSQL
3 28 (8.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (8.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 27 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (8.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 22 (6.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (5.41%) Big Data
7 7 (2.10%) MySQL
7 7 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.80%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.20%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 146 (43.84%) Git (software)
2 25 (7.51%) Subversion
3 23 (6.91%) Xcode
4 2 (0.60%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.30%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.30%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.30%) NUnit
5 1 (0.30%) JSUnit
General
1 21 (6.31%) Finance
2 13 (3.90%) Law
3 11 (3.30%) Publishing
4 9 (2.70%) Games
5 6 (1.80%) Advertising
5 6 (1.80%) Music Industry
5 6 (1.80%) Marketing
6 5 (1.50%) French Language
6 5 (1.50%) German Language
7 4 (1.20%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.90%) Retail
9 1 (0.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 266 (79.88%) Developer
2 121 (36.34%) .NET Developer
3 31 (9.31%) Front-End Developer
4 27 (8.11%) iOS Developer
5 23 (6.91%) Android Developer
6 22 (6.61%) Mobile Developer
7 14 (4.20%) Java Developer
8 13 (3.90%) SQL DBA
8 13 (3.90%) SQL Server DBA
8 13 (3.90%) Junior
8 13 (3.90%) DBA
9 11 (3.30%) Junior Developer
10 9 (2.70%) SQL Developer
10 9 (2.70%) Senior Developer
10 9 (2.70%) Sales Director
11 8 (2.40%) SQL Server Developer
12 7 (2.10%) Support Engineer
13 6 (1.80%) Applications Support
13 6 (1.80%) IT Support
13 6 (1.80%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (50.45%) .NET
2 146 (43.84%) RESTful
3 120 (36.04%) ASP.NET
4 119 (35.74%) WCF
4 119 (35.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 119 (35.74%) ASP.NET Web API
5 49 (14.71%) Web Services
6 45 (13.51%) CSS
7 44 (13.21%) HTML
8 35 (10.51%) AngularJS
9 34 (10.21%) HTML5
10 32 (9.61%) CSS3
11 30 (9.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 30 (9.01%) KnockoutJS
12 23 (6.91%) UIKit
13 15 (4.50%) Spring
14 11 (3.30%) RSS
15 7 (2.10%) JMS
15 7 (2.10%) REST
16 5 (1.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 252 (75.68%) BBC
2 242 (72.67%) Social Media
3 68 (20.42%) Smartphone
4 46 (13.81%) iPhone
5 45 (13.51%) iPad
6 13 (3.90%) Replication
6 13 (3.90%) Clustering
6 13 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.30%) Life Science
7 11 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.40%) Digital Media
9 7 (2.10%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (1.50%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.20%) NHS
11 4 (1.20%) User Experience
11 4 (1.20%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.60%) Streaming Media
13 1 (0.30%) Streaming Video
13 1 (0.30%) SCADA
13 1 (0.30%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 47 (14.11%) Android
1 47 (14.11%) Apple iOS
2 9 (2.70%) Windows
3 8 (2.40%) Linux
3 8 (2.40%) Windows 7
3 8 (2.40%) Windows 8
4 2 (0.60%) UNIX
4 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (64.56%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (47.15%) TDD
3 131 (39.34%) BDD
4 129 (38.74%) MVC
5 125 (37.54%) OO
6 119 (35.74%) Web Application Development
7 49 (14.71%) iOS Development
8 45 (13.51%) Android Development
9 27 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (7.81%) Unit Testing
11 24 (7.21%) Mobile Development
12 14 (4.20%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (4.20%) Multithreading
13 10 (3.00%) Project Management
14 8 (2.40%) ITIL
15 6 (1.80%) CRM
15 6 (1.80%) Time Management
15 6 (1.80%) Software Engineering
15 6 (1.80%) ETL
15 6 (1.80%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 125 (37.54%) C#
2 121 (36.34%) Ruby
3 66 (19.82%) Java
4 49 (14.71%) Objective-C
5 48 (14.41%) JavaScript
6 38 (11.41%) SQL
7 36 (10.81%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.40%) PHP
9 6 (1.80%) C++
10 3 (0.90%) Python
11 2 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (3.30%) Degree
2 1 (0.30%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (2.40%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 252 (75.68%) Google
2 251 (75.38%) Apple
3 239 (71.77%) Yahoo!
3 239 (71.77%) Facebook
4 49 (14.71%) Microsoft
5 14 (4.20%) HP
6 11 (3.30%) Dell
6 11 (3.30%) IBM
7 9 (2.70%) Nokia
7 9 (2.70%) BT
7 9 (2.70%) Huawei
8 8 (2.40%) Fujitsu
9 6 (1.80%) Tableau
9 6 (1.80%) Toshiba
10 4 (1.20%) Cisco
11 2 (0.60%) Capita
12 1 (0.30%) Intel
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