The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for NATURAL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NATURAL over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software AG NATURAL
UK / England
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 836 931 933
Rank change year-on-year +95 +2  
Permanent jobs citing NATURAL 6 4 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.004% 0.024%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.013% 0.008% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 22
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +61.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £55,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £55,000 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £55,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% +61.76%  

NATURAL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 45449 50716 53219
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 55.43% 52.20% 51.14%
Number of salaries quoted 39094 44275 45649
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

NATURAL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for NATURAL in England

NATURAL
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for NATURAL in England

NATURAL
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NATURAL within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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 +70 5 £65,000 -
East Midlands +19 1 - - 1
NATURAL
UK

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT jobs citing NATURAL 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 NATURAL.

1 7 (100.00%) Adabas
2 6 (85.71%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) J2EE
3 5 (71.43%) FileNet
3 5 (71.43%) TOGAF
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) Guidewire
5 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (28.57%) CICS
6 2 (28.57%) JCL
6 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
6 2 (28.57%) IBM
6 2 (28.57%) Retail
6 2 (28.57%) COBOL
7 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
7 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (14.29%) SDLC
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (14.29%) SQL
7 1 (14.29%) Oracle
7 1 (14.29%) DB2
7 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
7 1 (14.29%) zOS

NATURAL
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 5 (71.43%) FileNet
2 2 (28.57%) CICS
3 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Adabas
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Adabas Natural Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Mainframe Developer
3 1 (14.29%) COBOL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) TOGAF
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) COBOL
2 2 (28.57%) JCL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Guidewire
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
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