Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1173 1233 1263
Rank change year-on-year +60 +30 +42
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 16 4 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.002% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.020% 0.005% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 1
UK median annual salary £75,000 - £24,500
UK excluding London median annual 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 permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 80305 83199 99306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.58% 43.83% 45.66%
Number of salaries quoted 62150 67122 80909
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Mercator
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Mercator as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Mercator in the UK

Mercator
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Mercator in the UK

Mercator
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mercator within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +49 16 £75,000 - 1
London - 10 £75,000 - 1
UK excluding London +44 6 - -
North of England - 4 - -
Yorkshire - 4 - -
South West - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 with a requirement for Mercator.

1 13 (81.25%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (62.50%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (62.50%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) HTTP
2 10 (62.50%) Amazon S3
2 10 (62.50%) Spring
2 10 (62.50%) Akka
2 10 (62.50%) Spring Boot
2 10 (62.50%) Fintech
2 10 (62.50%) Swagger
3 6 (37.50%) Scala
3 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 6 (37.50%) Financial Institution
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Python
5 4 (25.00%) Splunk
6 3 (18.75%) Puppet
6 3 (18.75%) Node.js
6 3 (18.75%) Docker
6 3 (18.75%) CA
6 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
6 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Google
7 2 (12.50%) Web Development
7 2 (12.50%) QA
7 2 (12.50%) nginx
7 2 (12.50%) RESTful
7 2 (12.50%) HTML
7 2 (12.50%) Android

Mercator
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (12.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 13 (81.25%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (62.50%) Amazon S3
3 2 (12.50%) DigitalOcean
3 2 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (12.50%) Heroku
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (12.50%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) gulp
2 2 (12.50%) webpack
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
1 6 (37.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) Scala Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Java Scala Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Senior Java Scala Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Senior Scala Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Monitoring Specialist
4 4 (25.00%) Splunk Specialist
5 3 (18.75%) AWS Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Linux Specialist
6 2 (12.50%) Angular Developer
6 2 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (12.50%) HTML Developer
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Cloud Specialist
7 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Akka
1 10 (62.50%) Spring
1 10 (62.50%) Spring Boot
1 10 (62.50%) Swagger
2 3 (18.75%) Node.js
3 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 2 (12.50%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) CSS3
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) HTML5
3 2 (12.50%) PhoneGap
3 2 (12.50%) React
3 2 (12.50%) RESTful
3 2 (12.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Android
2 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
1 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 2 (12.50%) API Design
2 2 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Scala
3 4 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) ES6
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Splunk
2 3 (18.75%) CA
3 2 (12.50%) Google
3 2 (12.50%) Xamarin