The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Mercator products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mercator over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Mercator Software, Inc.

Mercator
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 855 907 934
Rank change year-on-year +52 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 2 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.002% 0.002% 0.016%
As % of the Vendors category 0.005% 0.005% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £24,500
UK excluding London median salary - - £24,500

Mercator is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in England.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 36914 40739 48689
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 44.64% 44.05% 46.81%
Number of salaries quoted 29437 33568 39734
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Mercator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Mercator as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Mercator in England

Mercator
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mercator in England.

Salary trend for Mercator in England

Mercator
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mercator within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +46 2 - - 1
Mercator
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Mercator also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Mercator.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) AS400
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) VBA
3 2 (50.00%) DB2
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (50.00%) RPG
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) iSeries
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) RPG/400
3 2 (50.00%) RPG IV
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Gradle

Mercator
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Gradle
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) AS400 Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) AS400 Support
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Core
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) JMS
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) AS400
1 2 (50.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) OWASP
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) RPG
2 2 (50.00%) RPG IV
2 2 (50.00%) RPG/400
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Groovy
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle