The table below looks at the statistics for YourKit skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited YourKit over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
YourKit
Rank 938 932 941
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing YourKit 13 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.009% 0.008%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.072% 0.053% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 5
Average salary £53,750 £64,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.01% +8.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £53,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary - £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- -20.83%

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
18161 16965 16576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.89% 16.23% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15618 14382 13600
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

YourKit
Jobs Demand Trend

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

YourKit Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

YourKit
Salary Trend

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

YourKit Salary Trend in the UK

YourKit
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing YourKit within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +12 13 £53,750 -16.01% 3
City of London +65 10 £53,750 - 1
London +5 10 £53,750 -16.01% 1
Bournemouth - 3 - -
Dorset - 3 - -
South West - 3 - - 1

YourKit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing YourKit 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 YourKit.

1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (80.00%) Finance
3 13 (65.00%) Linux
4 12 (60.00%) Eclipse
5 10 (50.00%) JUnit
5 10 (50.00%) Banking
5 10 (50.00%) Subversion
6 9 (45.00%) Oracle
7 8 (40.00%) C++
7 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
7 8 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (35.00%) Low Latency
8 7 (35.00%) Unix
8 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
9 6 (30.00%) Degree
9 6 (30.00%) XML
10 5 (25.00%) Perl
10 5 (25.00%) PHP
10 5 (25.00%) HP UFT
10 5 (25.00%) LoadRunner
10 5 (25.00%) JMS
10 5 (25.00%) Middleware
10 5 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (25.00%) HP
10 5 (25.00%) ISEB
10 5 (25.00%) QA
10 5 (25.00%) Wealth Management
10 5 (25.00%) Investment Banking
10 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
10 5 (25.00%) ISTQB

YourKit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing YourKit 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 YourKit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) Apache
1 3 (15.00%) JBoss
1 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Coherence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) HTTP
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) Big Data
4 1 (5.00%) OpenStack Swift
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Eclipse
2 10 (50.00%) JUnit
2 10 (50.00%) Subversion
3 5 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 5 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 4 (20.00%) Maven
5 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (10.00%) JIRA
6 1 (5.00%) Hudson
6 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.00%) JProfiler
6 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
6 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (5.00%) VisualVM
General
1 16 (80.00%) Finance
2 10 (50.00%) Banking
3 5 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
1 15 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Junior
2 5 (25.00%) Junior Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Junior Java Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Lead Tester
2 5 (25.00%) Mid-Level Java Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Non-Functional Tester
2 5 (25.00%) QA Leader
2 5 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 5 (25.00%) Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) XML
2 5 (25.00%) JMS
2 5 (25.00%) Middleware
2 5 (25.00%) XML Messaging
3 4 (20.00%) Spring
4 3 (15.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (15.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) jQuery
4 3 (15.00%) Lucene
4 3 (15.00%) Spring Integration
4 3 (15.00%) Spring MVC
5 2 (10.00%) J2EE
5 2 (10.00%) Kafka
5 2 (10.00%) Struts
6 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.00%) Apache Camel
6 1 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (25.00%) SWIFT
3 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Unix
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
1 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (35.00%) Low Latency
3 5 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
3 5 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 5 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (25.00%) Wealth Management
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) MVC
6 2 (10.00%) MapReduce
7 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (5.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 1 (5.00%) JVM Tuning
7 1 (5.00%) Memory Management
7 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) C++
3 5 (25.00%) Perl
3 5 (25.00%) PHP
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) Scala
5 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) ISEB
2 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) CA LISA
1 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (25.00%) nmon
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Dynatrace
2 5 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Perforce
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