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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 856 952 977
Rank change year-on-year +96 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.001%
As % of the Vendors category 0.005% 0.004% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £65,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 - -

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

Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 37362 47746 51016
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.85% 45.92% 47.21%
Number of salaries quoted 30028 38981 41150
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Mercator
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mercator over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Mercator in the UK

Mercator
Top 5 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 3 months to 28 March 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
England +105 2 £65,000 -
London +78 1 £80,000 -
South East +52 1 £50,000 -
Crawley - 1 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSD
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) JMS
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) XPath
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA

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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Gradle
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Support
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Core
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) JMS
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (40.00%) OWASP
2 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Groovy
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
2 2 (40.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft