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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TickIT
Rank 846 861 776
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -85
Permanent jobs citing TickIT 34 38 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.035% 0.075%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.31% 0.33% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 28 30 38
Average salary £48,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £40,000 £30,038
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
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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
11031 11630 10524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.82% 10.68% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8845 9140 8404
Average salary £46,377 £45,500 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.92% -2.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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
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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
South East +26 9 £47,500 +48.43% 1
East Midlands -2 7 £40,000 -
London +28 6 £72,500 -
East of England +5 6 - -
West Midlands -27 4 £48,000 +20.00%
South West -17 1 £52,500 +50.00%
North West - 1 £50,000 -
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UK

TickIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 32 (58.18%) ISO 9001
2 27 (49.09%) C#
3 24 (43.64%) Software Engineering
4 23 (41.82%) Degree
5 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (34.55%) Unit Testing
6 19 (34.55%) SQL
7 18 (32.73%) Configuration Management
8 17 (30.91%) .NET
9 14 (25.45%) QA
10 13 (23.64%) C++
11 12 (21.82%) Windows
11 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
11 12 (21.82%) Computer Science
11 12 (21.82%) SDLC
12 11 (20.00%) C
13 10 (18.18%) ITIL
13 10 (18.18%) ISO 9000
13 10 (18.18%) Telematics
14 9 (16.36%) HTML
14 9 (16.36%) T-SQL
15 8 (14.55%) Quality Management
15 8 (14.55%) Finance
16 7 (12.73%) Project Management
16 7 (12.73%) Continuous Improvement
16 7 (12.73%) Change Control
16 7 (12.73%) WPF
16 7 (12.73%) Retail
16 7 (12.73%) Line Management
17 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills

TickIT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) SPSS
3 1 (1.82%) Simulink
3 1 (1.82%) Stateflow
3 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) WAN
2 4 (7.27%) GSM
3 2 (3.64%) GPRS
4 1 (1.82%) Modbus
4 1 (1.82%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) MySQL
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (5.45%) Big Data
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.45%) ERwin
3 2 (3.64%) GCC
3 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Retail
3 6 (10.91%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (7.27%) Automotive
5 2 (3.64%) Publishing
6 1 (1.82%) Military
6 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.82%) Electronics
6 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.82%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Software Engineer
2 13 (23.64%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Project Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Software Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.91%) C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Software Project Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Head of IT
5 6 (10.91%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Software Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Agile Project Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Head of Operations
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Quality Manager
7 3 (5.45%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (5.45%) DBA
7 3 (5.45%) SQL DBA
7 3 (5.45%) Qt Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.91%) .NET
2 9 (16.36%) HTML
3 7 (12.73%) WPF
4 6 (10.91%) jQuery
4 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET
4 6 (10.91%) CSS
5 5 (9.09%) Qt
5 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 5 (9.09%) Ajax
6 2 (3.64%) MFC
7 1 (1.82%) ATL
7 1 (1.82%) DCOM
7 1 (1.82%) XML
7 1 (1.82%) XSL
7 1 (1.82%) WinForms
7 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Computer Science
2 10 (18.18%) Telematics
3 6 (10.91%) CMDB
3 6 (10.91%) Mobile Computing
3 6 (10.91%) Mobile App
3 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.27%) CAN bus
4 4 (7.27%) Replication
5 3 (5.45%) Smart Meter
6 2 (3.64%) iPhone
6 2 (3.64%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (3.64%) Biometrics
6 2 (3.64%) Smartcard
6 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.82%) PMI
7 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Vista
2 2 (3.64%) Android
2 2 (3.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Software Engineering
2 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (34.55%) Unit Testing
4 18 (32.73%) Configuration Management
5 12 (21.82%) SDLC
6 10 (18.18%) ITIL
7 8 (14.55%) Quality Management
8 7 (12.73%) Project Management
8 7 (12.73%) Line Management
8 7 (12.73%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (12.73%) Change Control
9 6 (10.91%) TDD
9 6 (10.91%) Asset Management
9 6 (10.91%) Change Management
9 6 (10.91%) Time Management
9 6 (10.91%) QMS
9 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (10.91%) Project Planning
9 6 (10.91%) Scrum
9 6 (10.91%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 27 (49.09%) C#
2 19 (34.55%) SQL
3 13 (23.64%) C++
4 11 (20.00%) C
5 9 (16.36%) T-SQL
6 6 (10.91%) Java
6 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.64%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.82%) R
8 1 (1.82%) VBA
8 1 (1.82%) VC++
8 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 23 (41.82%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.27%) Chartered Engineer
4 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.45%) CITP
4 3 (5.45%) MCTS
4 3 (5.45%) MCITP
5 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (58.18%) ISO 9001
2 14 (25.45%) QA
3 10 (18.18%) ISO 9000
4 4 (7.27%) IEC 61508
5 1 (1.82%) DO-178B
5 1 (1.82%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Red Gate
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) EMC