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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TickIT
Rank 848 790 801
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +11
Permanent jobs citing TickIT 17 73 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.073% 0.072%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.16% 0.72% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 17 48 56
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £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
10861 10149 10894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.49% 10.09% 10.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8583 7838 8987
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -19 10 £40,000 -20.00% 1
West Midlands -19 7 £40,000 -20.00%
South West -15 3 £34,775 -22.72% 2
North East - 3 £45,000 -
East of England -19 1 £52,500 -12.50%
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UK

TickIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 46 (90.20%) ISO 9001
2 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (47.06%) Degree
4 22 (43.14%) Finance
5 20 (39.22%) SQL
5 20 (39.22%) Windows
5 20 (39.22%) QA
6 19 (37.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 18 (35.29%) Windows XP
7 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (35.29%) Biometrics
7 18 (35.29%) Smartcard
7 18 (35.29%) Identity Management
7 18 (35.29%) Automated Testing
7 18 (35.29%) Windows Vista
7 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (35.29%) Mobile App
7 18 (35.29%) Cyber Security
8 11 (21.57%) C++
9 10 (19.61%) ISO/IEC 12207
9 10 (19.61%) PCI DSS
10 9 (17.65%) Aerospace
10 9 (17.65%) Banking
10 9 (17.65%) Mathematics
10 9 (17.65%) Computer Science
10 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
11 8 (15.69%) Java
11 8 (15.69%) Python
11 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
11 8 (15.69%) Mobile Commerce

TickIT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Subversion
1 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (43.14%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Aerospace
2 9 (17.65%) Banking
3 5 (9.80%) Military
4 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Test Engineer
2 13 (25.49%) Software Engineer
3 12 (23.53%) Quality Engineer
3 12 (23.53%) QA Engineer
4 9 (17.65%) Software Quality Engineer
4 9 (17.65%) Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Software Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Quality Manager
7 3 (5.88%) QA Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 3 (5.88%) Development Team Leader
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Business Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Software Development Team Leader
8 2 (3.92%) Software Team Leader
8 2 (3.92%) Project Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Quantitative Developer
9 1 (1.96%) IT Auditor
9 1 (1.96%) Service Manager
9 1 (1.96%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) .NET
2 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.92%) Ajax
3 2 (3.92%) jQuery
3 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.96%) CSS
4 1 (1.96%) MFC
4 1 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (35.29%) Biometrics
1 18 (35.29%) Smartcard
1 18 (35.29%) Mobile App
2 9 (17.65%) Mathematics
2 9 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 8 (15.69%) Mobile Banking
3 8 (15.69%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) Physics
6 1 (1.96%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.96%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.96%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 20 (39.22%) Windows
2 18 (35.29%) Windows XP
2 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 18 (35.29%) Windows Vista
2 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (35.29%) Automated Testing
2 18 (35.29%) Identity Management
2 18 (35.29%) Cyber Security
3 8 (15.69%) Mobile Commerce
4 7 (13.73%) Quality Management
5 6 (11.76%) Coaching
6 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
6 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
7 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.84%) CMMI
7 4 (7.84%) People Management
7 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.88%) ITIL
9 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.92%) OO
9 2 (3.92%) Change Management
9 2 (3.92%) MVC
9 2 (3.92%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) SQL
2 11 (21.57%) C++
3 8 (15.69%) Java
3 8 (15.69%) Python
4 4 (7.84%) C#
5 3 (5.88%) C
6 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.96%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.96%) VC++
Qualifications
1 24 (47.06%) Degree
2 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.96%) CISA
4 1 (1.96%) CISM
4 1 (1.96%) IRCA
4 1 (1.96%) CISSP
4 1 (1.96%) CGEIT
4 1 (1.96%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (90.20%) ISO 9001
2 20 (39.22%) QA
3 19 (37.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (19.61%) PCI DSS
4 10 (19.61%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 1 (1.96%) ISO 14001
5 1 (1.96%) ISO 9002
5 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.96%) DO-178B
5 1 (1.96%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Perforce
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) Citrix
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