The table below looks at the statistics for NVQ Level 4 in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NVQ Level 4 over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Vocational Qualification Level 4 (NVQ Level 4)
Rank 885 919 947
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +28
Permanent jobs citing NVQ Level 4 11 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.010% 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.045% 0.036% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 0
Median salary £35,000 £25,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £31,779 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.21% -7.14%
NVQ Level 4
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
24316 27751 30519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.41% 27.18% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 19927 22177 24369
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

NVQ Level 4
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing NVQ Level 4 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

NVQ Level 4 Jobs Demand Trend in England

NVQ Level 4
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NVQ Level 4 across the England region.

NVQ Level 4 Salary Trend in England

NVQ Level 4
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NVQ Level 4 across the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

NVQ Level 4 Salary Histogram in England

NVQ Level 4
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NVQ Level 4 within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +16 7 £35,000 +40.00%
West Midlands -8 2 £33,779 +111.11%
South East +40 1 £33,500 +3.07%
North West - 1 £28,500 -
NVQ Level 4
UK

NVQ Level 4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing NVQ Level 4 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for NVQ Level 4.

1 13 (86.67%) Degree
2 11 (73.33%) HND
3 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) VoIP
4 8 (53.33%) WAN
4 8 (53.33%) People Management
5 3 (20.00%) HNC
6 2 (13.33%) VSAT
6 2 (13.33%) Logistics
6 2 (13.33%) Validation
7 1 (6.67%) ITSM
7 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
7 1 (6.67%) Finance
7 1 (6.67%) ISEB
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) SAP
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL
7 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Huawei
7 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
7 1 (6.67%) Retail
7 1 (6.67%) Network Design
7 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (6.67%) QlikView
7 1 (6.67%) Test Management
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
7 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 1 (6.67%) NVQ Level 3

NVQ Level 4
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) VoIP
1 8 (53.33%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) QlikView
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) IT Manager
2 8 (53.33%) Bid Manager
2 8 (53.33%) Junior
2 8 (53.33%) Junior IT Manager
2 8 (53.33%) Sales Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) People Management
2 2 (13.33%) Logistics
2 2 (13.33%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) ITSM
3 1 (6.67%) Line Management
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Network Design
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Degree
2 11 (73.33%) HND
3 3 (20.00%) HNC
4 1 (6.67%) ISEB
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.67%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) NEBOSH
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Huawei
2 1 (6.67%) SAP