The table below looks at the statistics for Towers Watson Igloo skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Towers Watson Igloo over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Towers Watson Igloo
Rank 884 898 902
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Permanent jobs citing Towers Watson Igloo 11 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.007% 0.002%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.13% 0.088% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 2
Average salary £52,500 £67,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £28,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -56.92%

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

Business Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
8322 9116 9523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.59% 7.95% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6596 6891 7537
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Towers Watson Igloo
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Towers Watson Igloo within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Towers Watson Igloo Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Towers Watson Igloo
Salary Trend

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

Towers Watson Igloo Salary Trend in the UK

Towers Watson Igloo
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Towers Watson Igloo over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 within the UK.

Towers Watson Igloo Salary Histogram in the UK

Towers Watson Igloo
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Towers Watson Igloo within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 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
London +12 9 £62,500 -7.40%
England -8 9 £62,500 -7.40%
City of London +7 6 £50,000 -25.92%

Towers Watson Igloo
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Towers Watson Igloo 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 Towers Watson Igloo.

1 33 (86.84%) SQL Server
1 33 (86.84%) Windows
1 33 (86.84%) Microsoft
2 20 (52.63%) Finance
3 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (42.11%) TDD
3 16 (42.11%) Pair Programming
3 16 (42.11%) NUnit
3 16 (42.11%) Scrum
3 16 (42.11%) Fixed Income
3 16 (42.11%) FIX Protocol
3 16 (42.11%) QA
3 16 (42.11%) FitNesse
3 16 (42.11%) Multithreading
3 16 (42.11%) Kanban
3 16 (42.11%) CppUnit
3 16 (42.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (42.11%) Linux
3 16 (42.11%) OO
3 16 (42.11%) Visual Studio
3 16 (42.11%) STL
3 16 (42.11%) C++
3 16 (42.11%) HTML
3 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 16 (42.11%) MFC
3 16 (42.11%) MySQL
3 16 (42.11%) Inversion of Control
3 16 (42.11%) HTML5
3 16 (42.11%) Hedge funds
3 16 (42.11%) Cucumber

Towers Watson Igloo
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Towers Watson Igloo 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 Towers Watson Igloo. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (34.21%) IIS
2 3 (7.89%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (86.84%) SQL Server
2 16 (42.11%) MySQL
2 16 (42.11%) Relational Database
3 13 (34.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (34.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Visual Studio
1 16 (42.11%) NUnit
1 16 (42.11%) FitNesse
1 16 (42.11%) CppUnit
1 16 (42.11%) Cucumber
1 16 (42.11%) GCC
1 16 (42.11%) SpecFlow
1 16 (42.11%) GoogleTest
General
1 20 (52.63%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
2 4 (10.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Developer
1 16 (42.11%) C++ Developer
2 15 (39.47%) Analyst
2 15 (39.47%) Support Analyst
3 13 (34.21%) Technical Support
3 13 (34.21%) Applications Support
3 13 (34.21%) Applications Support Analyst
3 13 (34.21%) Technical Analyst
3 13 (34.21%) Technical Support Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Sales Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Process Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Planning Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Resource Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Process Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) MFC
1 16 (42.11%) STL
1 16 (42.11%) FIX Protocol
1 16 (42.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 16 (42.11%) HTML5
1 16 (42.11%) HTML
2 4 (10.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Inversion of Control
1 16 (42.11%) Hedge funds
1 16 (42.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 16 (42.11%) Fixed Income
2 4 (10.53%) Grid Computing
2 4 (10.53%) N-Tier
2 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (86.84%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) Linux
3 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (34.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Scrum
1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (42.11%) TDD
1 16 (42.11%) Pair Programming
1 16 (42.11%) OO
1 16 (42.11%) Multithreading
1 16 (42.11%) Kanban
1 16 (42.11%) BDD
1 16 (42.11%) ATDD
1 16 (42.11%) Agile Testing
1 16 (42.11%) Low Latency
2 13 (34.21%) ITIL
2 13 (34.21%) Root Cause Analysis
2 13 (34.21%) System Testing
3 5 (13.16%) Process Management
3 5 (13.16%) Data Transformation
3 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (10.53%) Product Management
4 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) C++
1 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 13 (34.21%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) C
4 3 (7.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (42.11%) QA
2 4 (10.53%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 33 (86.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) TOWER Software