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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
YourKit
Rank 898 871 854
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -17
Permanent jobs citing YourKit 6 38 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.033% 0.022%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.032% 0.21% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 27 19
Average salary £53,750 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.47% -29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,500 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £44,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+17.97% -25.83%

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
19015 18416 16079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.43% 16.15% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16207 15243 13698
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 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 4 September 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 -23 6 £53,750 +26.47% 6
South East -6 4 £52,500 +17.97% 2
Guildford -11 4 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Surrey -11 4 £52,500 +17.97% 2
London -18 2 £56,250 +32.35% 3

YourKit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Spring
1 11 (100.00%) Maven
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 10 (90.91%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (81.82%) Spring Integration
3 9 (81.82%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (81.82%) Lucene
3 9 (81.82%) Spring MVC
3 9 (81.82%) jQuery
3 9 (81.82%) Hadoop
3 9 (81.82%) Hibernate
3 9 (81.82%) HTML
3 9 (81.82%) MVC
3 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 9 (81.82%) MySQL
3 9 (81.82%) Oracle
3 9 (81.82%) CSS
3 9 (81.82%) Linux
3 9 (81.82%) HTTP
3 9 (81.82%) SAN
4 7 (63.64%) Eclipse
5 6 (54.55%) Apache
6 5 (45.45%) Degree
7 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
7 4 (36.36%) Scala
7 4 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (36.36%) Apache Spark

YourKit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) Apache
2 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 4 (36.36%) JBoss
2 4 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (36.36%) Apache Spark
3 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) HTTP
1 9 (81.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) MySQL
1 9 (81.82%) Hadoop
2 3 (27.27%) Big Data
3 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Maven
2 7 (63.64%) Eclipse
3 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
3 2 (18.18%) Hudson
3 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 2 (18.18%) VisualVM
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 2 (18.18%) Aerospace
1 2 (18.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Java Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Spring
2 9 (81.82%) Spring MVC
2 9 (81.82%) jQuery
2 9 (81.82%) Spring Integration
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) CSS
2 9 (81.82%) Hibernate
2 9 (81.82%) Lucene
3 4 (36.36%) J2EE
4 2 (18.18%) Struts
4 2 (18.18%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 9 (81.82%) MVC
2 9 (81.82%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) MapReduce
4 2 (18.18%) Cyber Security
4 2 (18.18%) Low Latency
4 2 (18.18%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) Scala
4 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) PhD
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Perforce
London
Energon People
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 55 minutes ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45K - 65K+ & an Outstanding Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45K - 65K+ & an Outstanding Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 000 to £65 000 basic (+ seriously good package!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000-£50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago