The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 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
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 385 440 474
Rank change year-on-year +55 +34  
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 2 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.014% 0.011% 0.023%
As % of the Vendors category 0.029% 0.023% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
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 the South East.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 6802 8709 10955
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 46.98% 47.78% 51.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5556 7225 8693
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

Mercator
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Mercator
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Mercator in the South East

Mercator
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mercator within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Kent - 2 - -
Mercator
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for Mercator.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) AS400
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) iSeries
2 2 (66.67%) RPG/400
2 2 (66.67%) RPG IV
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) RPG
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL

Mercator
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) AS400 Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) AS400 Support
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Core
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) AS400
1 2 (66.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) CentOS
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OWASP
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) RPG
2 2 (66.67%) RPG IV
2 2 (66.67%) RPG/400
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft