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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software AG NATURAL
UK
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 874 964 961
Rank change year-on-year +90 -3  
Permanent jobs citing NATURAL 6 4 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.004% 0.023%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.012% 0.007% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 22
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +61.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £55,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £55,000 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £55,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% +61.76%  

NATURAL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 48382 53611 56597
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.48% 51.87% 50.97%
Number of salaries quoted 41191 46339 48109
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

NATURAL
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing NATURAL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 6 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 3 months to 29 April 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 +95 6 £65,000 +18.18% 1
South East +70 5 £65,000 -
Guildford - 5 £65,000 -
Surrey - 5 £65,000 -
East Midlands +19 1 - - 1
Leicestershire - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, 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 7 (100.00%) Adabas
2 6 (85.71%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) J2EE
3 5 (71.43%) FileNet
3 5 (71.43%) TOGAF
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) Guidewire
5 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (28.57%) CICS
6 2 (28.57%) JCL
6 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
6 2 (28.57%) IBM
6 2 (28.57%) Retail
6 2 (28.57%) COBOL
7 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
7 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (14.29%) SDLC
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (14.29%) SQL
7 1 (14.29%) Oracle
7 1 (14.29%) DB2
7 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
7 1 (14.29%) zOS

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 5 (71.43%) FileNet
2 2 (28.57%) CICS
3 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Adabas
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Adabas Natural Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Mainframe Developer
3 1 (14.29%) COBOL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) TOGAF
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) COBOL
2 2 (28.57%) JCL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Guidewire
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
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