The table below looks at the statistics for TickIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TickIT over the 3 months to 29 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TickIT
Rank 854 791 812
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +21
Permanent jobs citing TickIT 34 64 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.064% 0.063%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.30% 0.63% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 31 43 47
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
TickIT
UK

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

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11306 10150 11775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.60% 10.15% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8816 8032 9738
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

TickIT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TickIT across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

TickIT Jobs Demand Trend in England

TickIT
Salary Trend in England

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

TickIT Salary Trend in England

TickIT
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TickIT across the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2014.

TickIT Salary Histogram in England

TickIT
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TickIT within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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 Midlands -21 15 £40,000 -20.00% 1
West Midlands -10 13 £40,000 -20.00%
North East - 9 £45,000 -
East of England - 5 £50,000 - 2
South East -28 2 - -
London -22 1 £32,500 -53.57%
South West -32 1 £55,000 +69.23%
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UK

TickIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing TickIT 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 TickIT.

1 57 (65.52%) ISO 9001
2 51 (58.62%) Degree
3 44 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (44.83%) Finance
5 35 (40.23%) Windows
6 34 (39.08%) Mobile App
7 33 (37.93%) QA
8 28 (32.18%) SQL
8 28 (32.18%) Software Engineering
9 26 (29.89%) Windows Vista
10 25 (28.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (28.74%) Cyber Security
10 25 (28.74%) Automated Testing
10 25 (28.74%) Identity Management
10 25 (28.74%) Windows XP
10 25 (28.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (28.74%) Biometrics
10 25 (28.74%) Smartcard
11 23 (26.44%) Microsoft
12 21 (24.14%) .NET
13 18 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 17 (19.54%) Scrum
14 17 (19.54%) MS Excel
15 15 (17.24%) Java
15 15 (17.24%) C++
15 15 (17.24%) Aerospace
15 15 (17.24%) Security Cleared
16 13 (14.94%) Change Management
16 13 (14.94%) C#
17 12 (13.79%) Configuration Management

TickIT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing TickIT 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 TickIT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (19.54%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.05%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.15%) DVB
2 1 (1.15%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) OLAP
2 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.15%) OLTP
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.15%) QlikView
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.30%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.30%) Subversion
2 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.15%) PVCS
3 1 (1.15%) NUnit
3 1 (1.15%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 39 (44.83%) Finance
2 15 (17.24%) Aerospace
3 7 (8.05%) Banking
4 5 (5.75%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.60%) Military
5 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.45%) Automotive
7 2 (2.30%) Electronics
8 1 (1.15%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 25 (28.74%) Test Engineer
3 18 (20.69%) Quality Engineer
4 12 (13.79%) Software Quality Engineer
5 11 (12.64%) QA Engineer
6 9 (10.34%) Consultant
6 9 (10.34%) Project Manager
7 8 (9.20%) Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Quality Manager
9 4 (4.60%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.45%) QA Manager
10 3 (3.45%) IT Auditor
10 3 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) Project Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) Auditor
10 3 (3.45%) IT Security Auditor
11 2 (2.30%) Software Manager
11 2 (2.30%) Automation Engineer
11 2 (2.30%) C# Developer
11 2 (2.30%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (24.14%) .NET
2 10 (11.49%) CSS
2 10 (11.49%) HTML
3 9 (10.34%) HTML5
3 9 (10.34%) CSS3
4 7 (8.05%) MFC
5 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.30%) jQuery
6 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.30%) XML
6 2 (2.30%) Ajax
7 1 (1.15%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.15%) MDX
7 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 34 (39.08%) Mobile App
2 25 (28.74%) Biometrics
2 25 (28.74%) Smartcard
3 12 (13.79%) Computer Science
4 9 (10.34%) Social Media
4 9 (10.34%) User Experience
5 8 (9.20%) Mathematics
6 7 (8.05%) Management Information System
7 6 (6.90%) Mobile Banking
7 6 (6.90%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (2.30%) Physics
8 2 (2.30%) Chemistry
9 1 (1.15%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (1.15%) W3C
9 1 (1.15%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.15%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (1.15%) CAN bus
9 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (40.23%) Windows
2 26 (29.89%) Windows Vista
3 25 (28.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (28.74%) Windows XP
3 25 (28.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.30%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.15%) Linux
5 1 (1.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (32.18%) Software Engineering
3 25 (28.74%) Identity Management
3 25 (28.74%) Automated Testing
3 25 (28.74%) Cyber Security
4 17 (19.54%) Scrum
5 13 (14.94%) Change Management
6 12 (13.79%) Configuration Management
6 12 (13.79%) Risk Management
7 11 (12.64%) Test Automation
8 10 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (11.49%) PRINCE2
9 9 (10.34%) Project Planning
9 9 (10.34%) Kanban
9 9 (10.34%) Rapid Prototyping
9 9 (10.34%) BDD
9 9 (10.34%) Progressive Enhancement
9 9 (10.34%) Performance Improvement
9 9 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (10.34%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (32.18%) SQL
2 15 (17.24%) C++
2 15 (17.24%) Java
3 13 (14.94%) C#
4 7 (8.05%) VC++
5 6 (6.90%) Python
6 5 (5.75%) C
7 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.30%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.15%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (58.62%) Degree
2 15 (17.24%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.45%) IRCA
4 1 (1.15%) CISSP
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.15%) CISA
4 1 (1.15%) CISM
4 1 (1.15%) MBA
4 1 (1.15%) CGEIT
4 1 (1.15%) CRISC
4 1 (1.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (65.52%) ISO 9001
2 33 (37.93%) QA
3 18 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (9.20%) ISO/IEC 12207
4 8 (9.20%) PCI DSS
5 7 (8.05%) ISO 9000
6 3 (3.45%) ISO 14001
7 2 (2.30%) IEC 61508
7 2 (2.30%) DO-178B
8 1 (1.15%) WAI
8 1 (1.15%) ISO 9002
8 1 (1.15%) SLA
8 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 23 (26.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.30%) Perforce
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle
3 1 (1.15%) Tableau
3 1 (1.15%) Citrix
3 1 (1.15%) MicroStrategy
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