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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 14 August 2022 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
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1132 919 -
Rank change year-on-year -213 - -
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 84 90 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.078% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 51 0
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £65,000 -
Median % change year-on-year -30.77% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary - £80,000 -

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 66,033 44,677 25,191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.39% 38.63% 40.49%
Number of salaries quoted 33,766 29,947 19,547
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,125 £39,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £46,156 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -2.83% +5.56%

Mercator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Mercator in the UK

Mercator
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Mercator.

Salary trend for Mercator in the UK

Mercator
Top 3 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 14 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Work from Home -232 74 £45,000 -30.77%
England -205 1 £45,000 -43.75% 1
London - 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, IT jobs citing Mercator also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Mercator.

1 83 (98.81%) Agile
1 83 (98.81%) Social Skills
2 81 (96.43%) Public Sector
3 75 (89.29%) Scrum
4 53 (63.10%) User Research
5 52 (61.90%) User Experience
6 40 (47.62%) User Stories
7 35 (41.67%) BPSS Clearance
7 35 (41.67%) HTML
8 33 (39.29%) Accessibility
9 30 (35.71%) Prototyping
9 30 (35.71%) Front End Development
10 29 (34.52%) Sprint Planning
11 27 (32.14%) Service Design
12 26 (30.95%) Collaborative Working
12 26 (30.95%) CSS
13 25 (29.76%) Acceptance Criteria
13 25 (29.76%) Interaction Design
14 22 (26.19%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
15 21 (25.00%) UX Design
15 21 (25.00%) Mobile App
15 21 (25.00%) Web Design
15 21 (25.00%) Journey Map
15 21 (25.00%) User Journey Map
16 19 (22.62%) Finance
16 19 (22.62%) UX Research
16 19 (22.62%) Community of Practice
17 18 (21.43%) Coaching
18 17 (20.24%) JSON

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 11 (13.10%) Confluence
2 1 (1.19%) CMS
2 1 (1.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Azure
1 5 (5.95%) Azure Cosmos DB
1 5 (5.95%) GCP
1 5 (5.95%) GitHub
1 5 (5.95%) Google Analytics
1 5 (5.95%) Google Data Studio
1 5 (5.95%) Google Sheets
1 5 (5.95%) Google Tag Manager
1 5 (5.95%) PaaS
1 5 (5.95%) Power Platform
1 5 (5.95%) Trello
2 1 (1.19%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) MongoDB
2 6 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.95%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (5.95%) Power BI
3 5 (5.95%) Power Query
Development Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 12 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 12 (14.29%) Selenium
2 11 (13.10%) JIRA
3 6 (7.14%) JUnit
3 6 (7.14%) RSpec
3 6 (7.14%) WebDriver
4 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 83 (98.81%) Social Skills
2 81 (96.43%) Public Sector
3 19 (22.62%) Finance
4 6 (7.14%) Games
5 5 (5.95%) Marketing
5 5 (5.95%) Publishing
6 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 29 (34.52%) Designer
2 24 (28.57%) Analyst
3 20 (23.81%) UX Designer
4 19 (22.62%) Business Analyst
5 13 (15.48%) Interaction Designer
6 10 (11.90%) Delivery Manager
6 10 (11.90%) Scrum Master
7 6 (7.14%) Architect
7 6 (7.14%) QA Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Digital Transformation
8 5 (5.95%) Performance Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Content Designer
9 4 (4.76%) Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.57%) Digital Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Scala Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Transformation Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) User Researcher
11 2 (2.38%) Agile Business Analyst
11 2 (2.38%) Scala Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (41.67%) HTML
2 26 (30.95%) CSS
3 17 (20.24%) JSON
4 9 (10.71%) Play Framework
4 9 (10.71%) RESTful
5 6 (7.14%) Django
5 6 (7.14%) HTML5
5 6 (7.14%) Spring
6 3 (3.57%) REST
7 1 (1.19%) CSS3
7 1 (1.19%) DOM
7 1 (1.19%) jQuery
7 1 (1.19%) Laravel
7 1 (1.19%) Symfony
7 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 52 (61.90%) User Experience
2 21 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 11 (13.10%) Social Media
4 6 (7.14%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (98.81%) Agile
2 75 (89.29%) Scrum
3 53 (63.10%) User Research
4 40 (47.62%) User Stories
5 30 (35.71%) Front End Development
5 30 (35.71%) Prototyping
6 29 (34.52%) Sprint Planning
7 27 (32.14%) Service Design
8 26 (30.95%) Collaborative Working
9 25 (29.76%) Acceptance Criteria
9 25 (29.76%) Interaction Design
10 22 (26.19%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (25.00%) Journey Map
11 21 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
11 21 (25.00%) User Journey Map
11 21 (25.00%) UX Design
11 21 (25.00%) Web Design
12 19 (22.62%) Community of Practice
12 19 (22.62%) UX Research
13 18 (21.43%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.86%) Scala
2 9 (10.71%) Java
3 6 (7.14%) Python
3 6 (7.14%) Ruby
4 5 (5.95%) SQL
5 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (41.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (39.29%) Accessibility
2 7 (8.33%) QA
3 6 (7.14%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (5.95%) Google
2 1 (1.19%) Zend