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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
YourKit
Rank 865 851 885
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +34
Permanent jobs citing YourKit 31 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.015% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.100% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 8
Average salary £44,500 £60,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.83% -4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -4.00%

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
18186 16069 16571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.95% 15.16% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15009 13636 14255
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing YourKit over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 within the UK.

YourKit Salary Histogram in the UK

YourKit
Top 5 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 2 October 2014. 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 +6 31 £44,500 -27.34% 4
South East +1 17 £50,000 -18.36% 3
Surrey - 17 £50,000 - 3
Guildford - 15 £50,000 - 3
London - 14 £42,500 - 1

YourKit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 81 (100.00%) Java
2 75 (92.59%) Maven
2 75 (92.59%) Multithreading
3 73 (90.12%) Linux
4 71 (87.65%) MySQL
4 71 (87.65%) Spring
5 69 (85.19%) Performance Tuning
6 65 (80.25%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (79.01%) CSS
7 64 (79.01%) JavaScript
7 64 (79.01%) HTML
8 56 (69.14%) Oracle
8 56 (69.14%) HTTP
8 56 (69.14%) SAN
8 56 (69.14%) Spring MVC
8 56 (69.14%) jQuery
8 56 (69.14%) Hibernate
8 56 (69.14%) MVC
8 56 (69.14%) Hadoop
9 54 (66.67%) Eclipse
10 53 (65.43%) Continuous Integration
10 53 (65.43%) Lucene
10 53 (65.43%) Spring Integration
11 44 (54.32%) Analytical Skills
12 36 (44.44%) J2EE
13 35 (43.21%) Cyber Security
14 24 (29.63%) Degree
15 23 (28.40%) Finance
15 23 (28.40%) Information Security
15 23 (28.40%) Struts

YourKit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 23 (28.40%) Tomcat
2 8 (9.88%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (69.14%) HTTP
1 56 (69.14%) SAN
2 15 (18.52%) LDAP
2 15 (18.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (87.65%) MySQL
2 56 (69.14%) Hadoop
3 15 (18.52%) Relational Database
4 14 (17.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 75 (92.59%) Maven
2 54 (66.67%) Eclipse
3 15 (18.52%) JProfiler
4 9 (11.11%) JUnit
5 8 (9.88%) Mercurial
5 8 (9.88%) Hudson
5 8 (9.88%) Jenkins
5 8 (9.88%) VisualVM
6 7 (8.64%) JIRA
7 2 (2.47%) Subversion
General
1 23 (28.40%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Games
2 8 (9.88%) Back Office
3 6 (7.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 75 (92.59%) Developer
1 75 (92.59%) Java Developer
2 8 (9.88%) UI Developer
2 8 (9.88%) UI Programmer
3 6 (7.41%) Technical Architect
3 6 (7.41%) Architect
4 4 (4.94%) Lead Developer
4 4 (4.94%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (3.70%) Senior Developer
5 3 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (1.23%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (1.23%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (1.23%) Java Architect
6 1 (1.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (1.23%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (87.65%) Spring
2 64 (79.01%) HTML
2 64 (79.01%) CSS
3 56 (69.14%) Spring MVC
3 56 (69.14%) Hibernate
3 56 (69.14%) jQuery
4 53 (65.43%) Spring Integration
4 53 (65.43%) Lucene
5 36 (44.44%) J2EE
6 23 (28.40%) Struts
7 15 (18.52%) XML
7 15 (18.52%) XSD
7 15 (18.52%) Servlets
7 15 (18.52%) JAXB
7 15 (18.52%) SAML
8 8 (9.88%) ActiveMQ
8 8 (9.88%) Apache Flex
8 8 (9.88%) Java SE
8 8 (9.88%) SOAP
8 8 (9.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (54.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 73 (90.12%) Linux
2 15 (18.52%) UNIX
3 1 (1.23%) Windows
3 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (92.59%) Multithreading
2 69 (85.19%) Performance Tuning
3 65 (80.25%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (69.14%) MVC
5 53 (65.43%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (43.21%) Cyber Security
7 23 (28.40%) Information Security
8 8 (9.88%) Code Coverage
8 8 (9.88%) Software Engineering
8 8 (9.88%) Product Management
8 8 (9.88%) Low Latency
9 4 (4.94%) Analytics
10 2 (2.47%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (100.00%) Java
2 64 (79.01%) JavaScript
3 19 (23.46%) SQL
4 3 (3.70%) PowerHouse
5 2 (2.47%) C++
5 2 (2.47%) Perl
5 2 (2.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (29.63%) Degree
2 19 (23.46%) PhD
3 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) SLA
2 5 (6.17%) QA
System Software
1 15 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 56 (69.14%) Oracle
2 15 (18.52%) VMware
3 8 (9.88%) Terracotta
3 8 (9.88%) JBoss
Guildford
Hudson - London
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford
Hudson - London
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago