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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TickIT
Rank 838 791 815
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +24
Permanent jobs citing TickIT 35 68 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.068% 0.056%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.31% 0.67% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 32 48 41
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £42,400 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
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
11248 10097 11425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.51% 10.09% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8790 7996 9386
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 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -13 16 £40,000 -20.00% 4
West Midlands -23 11 £40,000 -20.00%
North East - 11 £45,000 - 1
East of England -9 4 £52,500 -4.54% 2
South East -22 2 - - 1
London -24 1 £32,500 -53.57%
South West -27 1 £55,000 +69.23% 1
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UK

TickIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (74.03%) ISO 9001
2 41 (53.25%) Degree
3 37 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (41.56%) Finance
4 32 (41.56%) QA
5 29 (37.66%) Windows
6 27 (35.06%) Mobile App
7 25 (32.47%) SQL
8 24 (31.17%) Windows Vista
9 23 (29.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (29.87%) Cyber Security
9 23 (29.87%) Windows XP
9 23 (29.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (29.87%) Biometrics
9 23 (29.87%) Smartcard
9 23 (29.87%) Identity Management
9 23 (29.87%) Automated Testing
10 21 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 18 (23.38%) Microsoft
12 17 (22.08%) Software Engineering
13 15 (19.48%) .NET
14 14 (18.18%) C++
14 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
15 13 (16.88%) Aerospace
16 12 (15.58%) Java
17 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
17 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
18 10 (12.99%) ISO/IEC 12207
18 10 (12.99%) Scrum
18 10 (12.99%) PCI DSS

TickIT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

Applications
1 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) ATM
1 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.30%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.60%) Subversion
2 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.30%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.30%) NUnit
General
1 32 (41.56%) Finance
2 13 (16.88%) Aerospace
3 9 (11.69%) Banking
4 4 (5.19%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.90%) Automotive
5 3 (3.90%) Military
6 2 (2.60%) Electronics
7 1 (1.30%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (29.87%) Test Engineer
2 21 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 18 (23.38%) Quality Engineer
4 13 (16.88%) QA Engineer
5 12 (15.58%) Software Quality Engineer
6 10 (12.99%) Developer
7 7 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 7 (9.09%) Project Manager
8 6 (7.79%) Quality Manager
9 4 (5.19%) Consultant
10 3 (3.90%) QA Manager
10 3 (3.90%) IT Auditor
10 3 (3.90%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Project Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Business Manager
10 3 (3.90%) Auditor
10 3 (3.90%) IT Security Auditor
11 2 (2.60%) Software Manager
11 2 (2.60%) Automation Engineer
11 2 (2.60%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.48%) .NET
2 5 (6.49%) MFC
2 5 (6.49%) CSS
2 5 (6.49%) HTML
3 4 (5.19%) HTML5
3 4 (5.19%) CSS3
3 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.60%) Ajax
4 2 (2.60%) jQuery
4 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.30%) XML
5 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 27 (35.06%) Mobile App
2 23 (29.87%) Biometrics
2 23 (29.87%) Smartcard
3 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 9 (11.69%) Mathematics
5 8 (10.39%) Mobile Banking
5 8 (10.39%) Mobile Payment
6 7 (9.09%) Management Information System
7 4 (5.19%) User Experience
7 4 (5.19%) Social Media
8 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.30%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (1.30%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.30%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (1.30%) Physics
9 1 (1.30%) Chemistry
9 1 (1.30%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (1.30%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 29 (37.66%) Windows
2 24 (31.17%) Windows Vista
3 23 (29.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (29.87%) Windows XP
3 23 (29.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.30%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.87%) Automated Testing
2 23 (29.87%) Identity Management
2 23 (29.87%) Cyber Security
3 17 (22.08%) Software Engineering
4 10 (12.99%) Scrum
5 8 (10.39%) Quality Management
5 8 (10.39%) Change Management
5 8 (10.39%) PRINCE2
5 8 (10.39%) Mobile Commerce
5 8 (10.39%) Configuration Management
6 7 (9.09%) CMMI
6 7 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 7 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (7.79%) Unit Testing
7 6 (7.79%) Test Automation
7 6 (7.79%) Coaching
8 5 (6.49%) ITIL
9 4 (5.19%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.47%) SQL
2 14 (18.18%) C++
3 12 (15.58%) Java
4 9 (11.69%) C#
5 8 (10.39%) Python
6 5 (6.49%) VC++
7 3 (3.90%) C
8 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.30%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.30%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 41 (53.25%) Degree
2 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) IRCA
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.30%) CISA
4 1 (1.30%) CISM
4 1 (1.30%) MBA
4 1 (1.30%) CISSP
4 1 (1.30%) CGEIT
4 1 (1.30%) CRISC
4 1 (1.30%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (74.03%) ISO 9001
2 32 (41.56%) QA
3 21 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (12.99%) ISO/IEC 12207
4 10 (12.99%) PCI DSS
5 5 (6.49%) ISO 9000
6 3 (3.90%) ISO 14001
7 1 (1.30%) WAI
7 1 (1.30%) ISO 9002
7 1 (1.30%) SLA
7 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (1.30%) IEC 61508
7 1 (1.30%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 18 (23.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle
2 2 (2.60%) Perforce
3 1 (1.30%) Citrix
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