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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
YourKit
Rank 871 865 863
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing YourKit 4 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.012% 0.007%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.023% 0.076% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 4
Average salary £64,000 £65,000 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary - £65,000 -

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
17112 17170 16054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.08% 16.09% 15.01%
Number of salaries quoted 14435 13973 13773
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 3 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 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
England -8 4 £64,000 -1.53% 2
London - 4 £64,000 - 1
City of London - 1 - -

YourKit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 27 (100.00%) Java
1 27 (100.00%) Spring
2 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (92.59%) Maven
4 23 (85.19%) MySQL
4 23 (85.19%) Linux
4 23 (85.19%) Performance Tuning
5 22 (81.48%) Multithreading
6 17 (62.96%) Spring MVC
6 17 (62.96%) jQuery
6 17 (62.96%) Hadoop
6 17 (62.96%) Spring Integration
6 17 (62.96%) Lucene
6 17 (62.96%) MVC
6 17 (62.96%) Hibernate
6 17 (62.96%) Oracle
6 17 (62.96%) CSS
6 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
6 17 (62.96%) HTML
6 17 (62.96%) SAN
6 17 (62.96%) HTTP
7 15 (55.56%) Eclipse
7 15 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (55.56%) Cyber Security
8 13 (48.15%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (48.15%) J2EE
9 10 (37.04%) Tomcat
10 9 (33.33%) Big Data
10 9 (33.33%) Degree
11 8 (29.63%) Analytics

YourKit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 10 (37.04%) Tomcat
2 4 (14.81%) JBoss
2 4 (14.81%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (62.96%) SAN
1 17 (62.96%) HTTP
2 6 (22.22%) LDAP
2 6 (22.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (85.19%) MySQL
2 17 (62.96%) Hadoop
3 9 (33.33%) Big Data
4 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (92.59%) Maven
2 15 (55.56%) Eclipse
3 6 (22.22%) JUnit
3 6 (22.22%) JProfiler
3 6 (22.22%) JIRA
4 4 (14.81%) Mercurial
4 4 (14.81%) VisualVM
4 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
4 4 (14.81%) Hudson
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Games
3 3 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (96.30%) Java Developer
1 26 (96.30%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Senior Java Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
3 1 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Architect
3 1 (3.70%) Java Architect
3 1 (3.70%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (3.70%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
3 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (3.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) Spring
2 17 (62.96%) Spring MVC
2 17 (62.96%) jQuery
2 17 (62.96%) Spring Integration
2 17 (62.96%) Lucene
2 17 (62.96%) Hibernate
2 17 (62.96%) CSS
2 17 (62.96%) HTML
3 13 (48.15%) J2EE
4 6 (22.22%) SAML
4 6 (22.22%) Servlets
4 6 (22.22%) Struts
4 6 (22.22%) XML
4 6 (22.22%) XSD
4 6 (22.22%) JAXB
5 4 (14.81%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (14.81%) Apache CXF
5 4 (14.81%) Ehcache
5 4 (14.81%) Web Services
5 4 (14.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Social Media
2 2 (7.41%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (85.19%) Performance Tuning
3 22 (81.48%) Multithreading
4 17 (62.96%) MVC
5 15 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (55.56%) Cyber Security
6 8 (29.63%) Analytics
7 6 (22.22%) Information Security
8 4 (14.81%) Code Coverage
9 3 (11.11%) Line Management
9 3 (11.11%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.93%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) Terracotta
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