Period
to 17 May 2021

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 17 May 2021 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
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 838 922 -
Rank change year-on-year +84 - -
Permanent jobs citing Mercator 50 1 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.001% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.003% -
Number of salaries quoted 32 0 0
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 - -
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 34,710 39,320 60,599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.48% 40.85% 41.64%
Number of salaries quoted 25,086 30,513 46,698
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,481 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £70,750 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,840 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.87% - +5.88%

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
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Mercator over the 6 months to 17 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Mercator in the UK

Mercator
Top 4 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 17 May 2021. 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
Work from Home - 50 £65,000 -
England +69 20 £80,000 - 1
South East - 20 £80,000 - 1
UK excluding London - 20 £80,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 May 2021, 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 50 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 50 (100.00%) Public Sector
1 50 (100.00%) Social Skills
2 44 (88.00%) Scrum
3 42 (84.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 28 (56.00%) User Stories
5 24 (48.00%) User Experience
6 23 (46.00%) Mentoring
7 22 (44.00%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (44.00%) Line Management
8 18 (36.00%) Coaching
8 18 (36.00%) Front End Development
8 18 (36.00%) Project Management
8 18 (36.00%) Service Delivery
8 18 (36.00%) Agile Project Management
9 17 (34.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 17 (34.00%) Actionable Insight
10 16 (32.00%) Test Automation
10 16 (32.00%) HTML
11 14 (28.00%) TDD
11 14 (28.00%) Web Development
11 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
11 14 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (28.00%) REST
11 14 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (28.00%) Scala
11 14 (28.00%) Collaborative Working
11 14 (28.00%) Play Framework
12 12 (24.00%) Microservices
12 12 (24.00%) MongoDB

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 (4.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.00%) JUnit
3 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.00%) JIRA
3 2 (4.00%) RSpec
3 2 (4.00%) Selenium
3 2 (4.00%) Subversion
3 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 50 (100.00%) Public Sector
1 50 (100.00%) Social Skills
2 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.00%) Publishing
4 2 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) Agile Developer
2 12 (24.00%) Scala Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Delivery Manager
3 9 (18.00%) Product Manager
3 9 (18.00%) Scrum Master
4 8 (16.00%) Designer
4 8 (16.00%) User Researcher
5 6 (12.00%) Content Designer
6 2 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.00%) Interaction Designer
6 2 (4.00%) QA Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Quality Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) HTML
2 14 (28.00%) Play Framework
2 14 (28.00%) REST
3 12 (24.00%) RESTful
4 4 (8.00%) CSS
4 4 (8.00%) JSON
5 2 (4.00%) Ajax
5 2 (4.00%) CSS3
5 2 (4.00%) Django
5 2 (4.00%) Guice
5 2 (4.00%) HTML5
5 2 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (4.00%) Spring
5 2 (4.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (48.00%) User Experience
2 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (88.00%) Scrum
3 28 (56.00%) User Stories
4 23 (46.00%) Mentoring
5 22 (44.00%) Line Management
5 22 (44.00%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (36.00%) Agile Project Management
6 18 (36.00%) Coaching
6 18 (36.00%) Front End Development
6 18 (36.00%) Project Management
6 18 (36.00%) Service Delivery
7 17 (34.00%) Actionable Insight
7 17 (34.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 16 (32.00%) Test Automation
9 14 (28.00%) Collaborative Working
9 14 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (28.00%) TDD
9 14 (28.00%) Web Development
10 12 (24.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) Scala
2 12 (24.00%) Java
3 2 (4.00%) C#
3 2 (4.00%) Python
3 2 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (84.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
1 2 (4.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (4.00%) Google