The table below looks at the statistics for Synon skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Synon over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synon
Rank 947 982 987
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +5
Permanent jobs citing Synon 1 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.003% 0.006%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.005% 0.016% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 6
Average salary £30,000 £65,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.84% +73.33%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +20.00%

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
18719 18361 19320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.13% 16.37% 16.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16081 15378 16013
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Synon
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Synon Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Synon
Salary Trend

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

Synon Salary Trend in the UK

Synon
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Synon within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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 +33 1 £30,000 -53.84%
Warrington - 1 £30,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £30,000 -
North West - 1 £30,000 -

Synon
Top 11 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Synon 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 Synon.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Synon
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Synon 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 Synon. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) SQL