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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TickIT
Rank 843 775 803
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +28
Permanent jobs citing TickIT 27 81 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.079% 0.063%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.23% 0.77% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22 39 46
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £41,223
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.29%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £41,223
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.29%
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
11504 10544 11559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.68% 10.33% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8952 8366 9581
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 £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

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 20 August 2014.

TickIT Salary Histogram in England

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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 20 August 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
West Midlands +5 13 £40,000 -20.00%
East Midlands -51 11 £40,000 -20.00% 1
South East -10 4 £32,000 +1.58% 1
East of England - 4 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire -33 2 £47,500 -
Midlands - 2 £47,500 -
London -19 1 £32,500 -53.57%
South West -22 1 - -
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UK

TickIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 61 (58.10%) ISO 9001
1 61 (58.10%) Degree
2 49 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (43.81%) Windows
4 42 (40.00%) Finance
5 38 (36.19%) Mobile App
6 37 (35.24%) Software Engineering
7 33 (31.43%) SQL
8 31 (29.52%) Microsoft
9 30 (28.57%) QA
10 28 (26.67%) MS Excel
10 28 (26.67%) .NET
10 28 (26.67%) C#
11 27 (25.71%) Smartcard
11 27 (25.71%) Identity Management
11 27 (25.71%) Cyber Security
12 25 (23.81%) Windows Vista
13 24 (22.86%) Automated Testing
13 24 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 24 (22.86%) Biometrics
13 24 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
13 24 (22.86%) Windows XP
14 22 (20.95%) Configuration Management
15 21 (20.00%) Scrum
16 19 (18.10%) C++
17 18 (17.14%) PRINCE2
18 17 (16.19%) Aerospace
18 17 (16.19%) Security Cleared
18 17 (16.19%) Computer Science
19 14 (13.33%) C

TickIT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 7 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.95%) WinCC
Applications
1 28 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.67%) MS Office
3 4 (3.81%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.71%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.95%) DVB
2 1 (0.95%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (4.76%) OLAP
4 2 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.90%) MySQL
4 2 (1.90%) OLTP
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.90%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.90%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (1.90%) PVCS
4 1 (0.95%) NUnit
4 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (40.00%) Finance
2 17 (16.19%) Aerospace
3 10 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.76%) Military
6 3 (2.86%) Automotive
6 3 (2.86%) Publishing
7 2 (1.90%) Electronics
8 1 (0.95%) Banking
8 1 (0.95%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.95%) Marketing
8 1 (0.95%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.95%) German Language
8 1 (0.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (29.52%) Software Engineer
2 24 (22.86%) Test Engineer
3 14 (13.33%) Developer
3 14 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 10 (9.52%) Quality Engineer
5 9 (8.57%) Consultant
6 5 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 5 (4.76%) SQL Developer
6 5 (4.76%) Software Quality Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Senior SQL Developer
7 4 (3.81%) .NET Software Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Software Manager
7 4 (3.81%) Team Leader
7 4 (3.81%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Senior Developer
8 3 (2.86%) Quality Manager
8 3 (2.86%) QA Manager
8 3 (2.86%) Applications Developer
8 3 (2.86%) IT Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (26.67%) .NET
2 11 (10.48%) MFC
3 9 (8.57%) CSS
3 9 (8.57%) HTML5
3 9 (8.57%) CSS3
3 9 (8.57%) HTML
4 5 (4.76%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 5 (4.76%) MDX
5 3 (2.86%) Web Services
5 3 (2.86%) XML
5 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.86%) WPF
6 1 (0.95%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.95%) WCF
6 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 38 (36.19%) Mobile App
2 27 (25.71%) Smartcard
3 24 (22.86%) Biometrics
4 17 (16.19%) Computer Science
5 9 (8.57%) Social Media
6 7 (6.67%) Management Information System
7 5 (4.76%) CAN bus
8 3 (2.86%) Telematics
8 3 (2.86%) Digital Media
8 3 (2.86%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.86%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.86%) PKI
9 2 (1.90%) SCADA
9 2 (1.90%) Physics
9 2 (1.90%) Chemistry
9 2 (1.90%) iSeries
9 2 (1.90%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.90%) PMI
10 1 (0.95%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (0.95%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 46 (43.81%) Windows
2 25 (23.81%) Windows Vista
3 24 (22.86%) Windows XP
3 24 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.86%) Windows Phone 8
4 3 (2.86%) Windows Phone
4 3 (2.86%) VxWorks
4 3 (2.86%) Android
4 3 (2.86%) UNIX
5 2 (1.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (35.24%) Software Engineering
3 27 (25.71%) Identity Management
3 27 (25.71%) Cyber Security
4 24 (22.86%) Automated Testing
5 22 (20.95%) Configuration Management
6 21 (20.00%) Scrum
7 18 (17.14%) PRINCE2
8 13 (12.38%) Change Management
9 12 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (10.48%) Unit Testing
10 11 (10.48%) Test Automation
10 11 (10.48%) Mobile Application Development
10 11 (10.48%) Risk Management
10 11 (10.48%) TDD
11 10 (9.52%) Project Planning
12 9 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (8.57%) Performance Improvement
12 9 (8.57%) BDD
12 9 (8.57%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 33 (31.43%) SQL
2 28 (26.67%) C#
3 19 (18.10%) C++
4 14 (13.33%) C
5 12 (11.43%) Java
6 11 (10.48%) VC++
7 7 (6.67%) Embedded C
8 3 (2.86%) XAML
8 3 (2.86%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.90%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.90%) COBOL
10 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 61 (58.10%) Degree
2 17 (16.19%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.86%) IRCA
4 3 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.90%) MBCS
5 2 (1.90%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (1.90%) ISEB
5 2 (1.90%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.95%) CISA
6 1 (0.95%) CISM
6 1 (0.95%) MBA
6 1 (0.95%) CISSP
6 1 (0.95%) MCSD
6 1 (0.95%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.95%) CGEIT
6 1 (0.95%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (58.10%) ISO 9001
2 30 (28.57%) QA
3 14 (13.33%) ISO 9000
4 6 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (5.71%) IEC 61508
5 3 (2.86%) DO-178B
5 3 (2.86%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.95%) WAI
6 1 (0.95%) ISO 9002
6 1 (0.95%) SLA
6 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (29.52%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.71%) Oracle
3 4 (3.81%) Symantec
3 4 (3.81%) HP
3 4 (3.81%) Dell
4 2 (1.90%) Micro Focus
4 2 (1.90%) Tableau
4 2 (1.90%) IBM
4 2 (1.90%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.95%) Citrix
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
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