Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for NATURAL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NATURAL over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software AG NATURAL
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1177 1176 1268
Rank change year-on-year -1 +92 +17
Permanent jobs citing NATURAL 2 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.002% 0.004% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 8
UK median annual salary £45,000 £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.77% +44.44% +18.42%
10th Percentile £40,000 £44,300 £42,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £67,500 £50,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £65,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -30.77% +44.44% +29.50%

NATURAL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 95,472 93,641 108,228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.54% 53.22% 51.95%
Number of salaries quoted 79,667 80,417 93,034
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

NATURAL
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for NATURAL in the UK

NATURAL
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for NATURAL in the UK

NATURAL
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NATURAL within the UK over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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 +13 2 £45,000 -30.77% 7
UK excluding London +7 2 £45,000 -30.77% 7
South East +13 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
North of England - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing NATURAL 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 NATURAL.

1 2 (100.00%) Adabas
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) CICS
2 1 (50.00%) zOS
2 1 (50.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) DAO
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation

NATURAL
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 (50.00%) CICS
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Adabas
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Analyst Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) DAO
1 1 (50.00%) Ionic Framework
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) PhoneGap
1 1 (50.00%) RAML
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) MVVM
1 1 (50.00%) OWASP
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Progressive Web App
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) SOLID
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Xamarin