The table below looks at the statistics for QMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QMS over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 130 110 135
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +25
Permanent jobs citing QMS 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.10% 0.063% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.077% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
QMS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1632 1304 1638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.52% 82.48% 77.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1322 1046 1387
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

QMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QMS across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

QMS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

QMS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QMS across the Cheshire region.

QMS Salary Trend in Cheshire

QMS
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing QMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QMS.

1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing QMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree