The table below looks at the statistics for ECDL in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ECDL over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
Rank 857 834 891
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +57
Permanent jobs citing ECDL 33 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.011% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.042% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 31 9 7
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £27,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+10.09% -16.15%
ECDL
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28813 26492 31786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.03% 26.50% 28.80%
Number of salaries quoted 22740 21873 26924
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

ECDL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ECDL across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ECDL Jobs Demand Trend in England

ECDL
Salary Trend in England

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

ECDL Salary Trend in England

ECDL
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ECDL across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

ECDL Salary Histogram in England

ECDL
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ECDL within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England - 4 £23,500 -
South East -11 3 £24,000 -17.24%
London -15 1 £30,000 +9.09%
Midlands - 1 £30,000 -
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UK

ECDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing ECDL 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 ECDL.

1 40 (97.56%) Microsoft
2 39 (95.12%) MS Office
3 27 (65.85%) Line Management
4 26 (63.41%) Time Management
4 26 (63.41%) Mathematics
4 26 (63.41%) C
5 24 (58.54%) Automotive
5 24 (58.54%) Welsh Language
6 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
7 8 (19.51%) MOS
7 8 (19.51%) MCT
8 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
9 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (14.63%) Adobe
9 6 (14.63%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (12.20%) HND
10 5 (12.20%) CIPD
11 3 (7.32%) FrontPage
11 3 (7.32%) Statistics
11 3 (7.32%) E-Learning
11 3 (7.32%) Migration
11 3 (7.32%) Windows
11 3 (7.32%) MS Access
11 3 (7.32%) CRM
11 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
11 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
11 3 (7.32%) VBA
11 3 (7.32%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (7.32%) MS Project
11 3 (7.32%) Dreamweaver

ECDL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing ECDL 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 ECDL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.32%) Lync
Applications
1 39 (95.12%) MS Office
2 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
3 6 (14.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (7.32%) Adobe Captivate
4 3 (7.32%) MS Project
4 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (7.32%) MS Access
1 3 (7.32%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (7.32%) FrontPage
General
1 24 (58.54%) Automotive
1 24 (58.54%) Welsh Language
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Trainer
1 9 (21.95%) IT Trainer
2 4 (9.76%) Support Specialist
3 3 (7.32%) IT Consultant
3 3 (7.32%) Consultant
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Trainer
4 2 (4.88%) Administrator
5 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Service Analyst
5 1 (2.44%) Analyst
5 1 (2.44%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 26 (63.41%) Mathematics
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) NHS
2 3 (7.32%) E-Learning
2 3 (7.32%) Statistics
3 1 (2.44%) Informatics
3 1 (2.44%) DTV
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
1 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
1 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) Line Management
2 26 (63.41%) Time Management
3 3 (7.32%) Migration
3 3 (7.32%) CRM
4 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL
5 1 (2.44%) Coaching
5 1 (2.44%) Change Control
5 1 (2.44%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.44%) Network Management
5 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.44%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Change Management
5 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.44%) ITSM
5 1 (2.44%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (63.41%) C
2 3 (7.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) MCT
1 8 (19.51%) MOS
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (12.20%) HND
3 5 (12.20%) CIPD
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
5 1 (2.44%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.44%) MCP
5 1 (2.44%) MCSE
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.44%) CCNP
5 1 (2.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 40 (97.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Adobe
3 2 (4.88%) Infoflex
4 1 (2.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco