Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software AG NATURAL
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1171 1267 1287
Rank change year-on-year +96 +20 +63
Permanent jobs citing NATURAL 6 7 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.003% 0.016%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.006% 0.007% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 37
UK median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +61.76% -13.92%
10th Percentile £62,750 £52,500 £30,750
90th Percentile £69,500 £64,500 £38,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% +61.76% -12.82%

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 98652 105557 112924
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.53% 52.30% 51.10%
Number of salaries quoted 82200 91300 96106
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 26 July 2017. 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
UK excluding London +84 6 £65,000 +18.18% 1
England +66 6 £65,000 +18.18% 1
South East +79 5 £65,000 +8.33%
Midlands +39 1 - -
East Midlands +33 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Adabas
2 5 (83.33%) J2EE
2 5 (83.33%) FileNet
2 5 (83.33%) TOGAF
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Guidewire
4 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) DB2
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) CICS
5 1 (16.67%) JCL
5 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) COBOL

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 (83.33%) FileNet
2 1 (16.67%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Adabas
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
1 5 (83.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Adabas Natural Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) TOGAF
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL
2 1 (16.67%) JCL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Guidewire
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle