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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synon
Rank 878 905 902
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -3
Permanent jobs citing Synon 15 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.011% 0.005%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.081% 0.068% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 5
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%

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
18478 19194 16293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.72% 16.00% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 15524 16241 13950
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Synon over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 within the UK.

Synon Salary Histogram in the UK

Synon
Top 13 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 July 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
(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 +15 15 £42,000 +12.00%
West Midlands - 5 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 5 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire -5 4 £42,000 +12.00%
South West -13 4 £42,000 +12.00%
Leeds - 3 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
City of London - 2 £65,000 -
London - 2 £65,000 -
South East +3 1 £59,000 +57.33%
Hampshire -6 1 £59,000 +57.33%
Eastleigh - 1 £59,000 -

Synon
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 13 (81.25%) RPG
2 10 (62.50%) AS400
3 9 (56.25%) Finance
4 8 (50.00%) Java
5 7 (43.75%) RPG IV
5 7 (43.75%) Synon Analyst Programmer
6 6 (37.50%) iSeries
7 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
8 4 (25.00%) HTML
8 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (25.00%) CSS
9 3 (18.75%) Degree
9 3 (18.75%) RPG/400
9 3 (18.75%) QA
9 3 (18.75%) JD Edwards
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle
9 3 (18.75%) Change Management
9 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
10 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (12.50%) Migration
10 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 2 (12.50%) C#
10 2 (12.50%) C++
10 2 (12.50%) IBM
10 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
10 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 2 (12.50%) RPG III
10 2 (12.50%) Marketing
11 1 (6.25%) Computer Science

Synon
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst Programmer
1 7 (43.75%) Programmer
1 7 (43.75%) RPG Programmer
1 7 (43.75%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
4 3 (18.75%) AS400 Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Lead Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Software Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Synon Analyst Programmer
2 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) Swing
3 1 (6.25%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) AS400
2 6 (37.50%) iSeries
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Change Management
1 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) RPG
2 8 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) RPG IV
4 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) RPG/400
6 2 (12.50%) C#
6 2 (12.50%) C++
6 2 (12.50%) RPG III
7 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
1 3 (18.75%) JD Edwards
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) BT