The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TickIT
Rank 845 767 807
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +40
Permanent jobs citing TickIT 43 77 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.076% 0.063%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.37% 0.74% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 34 40 44
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,844 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £50,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.04%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11618 10431 10797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.63% 10.25% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9111 8345 8927
Average salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,062 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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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 July 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 July 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 +8 17 £40,000 -20.00%
East Midlands -32 12 £40,000 -20.00% 3
South West -18 6 £35,000 +3.70%
Yorkshire -38 6 £47,500 -
East of England -4 5 £53,750 +111.57% 3
London -26 4 - -
Midlands - 3 £47,500 -
South East -6 2 £32,000 +1.58%
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TickIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 68 (59.13%) ISO 9001
2 67 (58.26%) Degree
3 53 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (43.48%) Windows
5 43 (37.39%) Finance
5 43 (37.39%) Software Engineering
6 41 (35.65%) Mobile App
7 35 (30.43%) SQL
8 34 (29.57%) C#
9 33 (28.70%) Microsoft
10 30 (26.09%) Smartcard
10 30 (26.09%) Identity Management
10 30 (26.09%) Cyber Security
11 29 (25.22%) .NET
12 27 (23.48%) MS Excel
12 27 (23.48%) QA
13 25 (21.74%) Windows Vista
13 25 (21.74%) Configuration Management
14 24 (20.87%) Windows XP
14 24 (20.87%) Biometrics
14 24 (20.87%) Windows Server 2003
14 24 (20.87%) Automated Testing
14 24 (20.87%) Windows Server 2008
15 23 (20.00%) C++
15 23 (20.00%) Scrum
16 20 (17.39%) Aerospace
17 19 (16.52%) Computer Science
18 18 (15.65%) PRINCE2
19 17 (14.78%) C
20 16 (13.91%) Security Cleared

TickIT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (7.83%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.87%) WinCC
Applications
1 27 (23.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.35%) MS Office
3 4 (3.48%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.83%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.87%) DVB
2 1 (0.87%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.83%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (7.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 7 (6.09%) OLAP
4 3 (2.61%) MySQL
4 3 (2.61%) OLTP
4 3 (2.61%) QlikView
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (10.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.61%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.74%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (1.74%) PVCS
4 1 (0.87%) NUnit
4 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (37.39%) Finance
2 20 (17.39%) Aerospace
3 10 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 8 (6.96%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.22%) Publishing
6 3 (2.61%) Military
6 3 (2.61%) Automotive
7 2 (1.74%) Electronics
7 2 (1.74%) Advertising
8 1 (0.87%) Banking
8 1 (0.87%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.87%) Marketing
8 1 (0.87%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.87%) German Language
Job Titles
1 35 (30.43%) Software Engineer
2 25 (21.74%) Test Engineer
3 20 (17.39%) Developer
4 15 (13.04%) Project Manager
5 9 (7.83%) Consultant
6 8 (6.96%) Quality Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) SQL Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Applications Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Mobile Developer
9 5 (4.35%) Software Quality Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Senior SQL Developer
9 5 (4.35%) Software Manager
9 5 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.35%) Team Leader
10 4 (3.48%) C# Software Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Software Team Leader
10 4 (3.48%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.22%) .NET
2 11 (9.57%) MFC
3 9 (7.83%) CSS
3 9 (7.83%) HTML5
3 9 (7.83%) CSS3
3 9 (7.83%) HTML
4 7 (6.09%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 7 (6.09%) MDX
5 6 (5.22%) WPF
5 6 (5.22%) Web Services
6 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.61%) XML
8 1 (0.87%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.87%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (35.65%) Mobile App
2 30 (26.09%) Smartcard
3 24 (20.87%) Biometrics
4 19 (16.52%) Computer Science
5 9 (7.83%) Social Media
6 8 (6.96%) CAN bus
7 6 (5.22%) Digital Media
7 6 (5.22%) PKI
7 6 (5.22%) Blackberry
8 5 (4.35%) Management Information System
9 4 (3.48%) Mathematics
9 4 (3.48%) Telematics
10 3 (2.61%) SCADA
10 3 (2.61%) PMI
10 3 (2.61%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (1.74%) N-Tier
11 2 (1.74%) iSeries
11 2 (1.74%) Physics
11 2 (1.74%) Chemistry
12 1 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 50 (43.48%) Windows
2 25 (21.74%) Windows Vista
3 24 (20.87%) Windows XP
3 24 (20.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (20.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.22%) Apple iOS
4 6 (5.22%) Windows Phone 8
4 6 (5.22%) Windows Phone
4 6 (5.22%) Android
5 3 (2.61%) UNIX
5 3 (2.61%) VxWorks
6 2 (1.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (37.39%) Software Engineering
3 30 (26.09%) Identity Management
3 30 (26.09%) Cyber Security
4 25 (21.74%) Configuration Management
5 24 (20.87%) Automated Testing
6 23 (20.00%) Scrum
7 18 (15.65%) PRINCE2
8 13 (11.30%) Change Management
8 13 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (9.57%) Unit Testing
9 11 (9.57%) Test Automation
9 11 (9.57%) Mobile Application Development
9 11 (9.57%) UML
9 11 (9.57%) Risk Management
9 11 (9.57%) TDD
10 10 (8.70%) Project Planning
11 9 (7.83%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (7.83%) Performance Improvement
11 9 (7.83%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.43%) SQL
2 34 (29.57%) C#
3 23 (20.00%) C++
4 17 (14.78%) C
5 15 (13.04%) Java
6 11 (9.57%) VC++
7 10 (8.70%) Embedded C
8 6 (5.22%) XAML
8 6 (5.22%) Objective-C
9 4 (3.48%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.61%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.74%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.74%) COBOL
12 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (58.26%) Degree
2 16 (13.91%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.61%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.61%) IRCA
5 2 (1.74%) ISEB
5 2 (1.74%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.74%) MBCS
6 1 (0.87%) CGEIT
6 1 (0.87%) CRISC
6 1 (0.87%) CISSP
6 1 (0.87%) MCSD
6 1 (0.87%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.87%) CISA
6 1 (0.87%) CISM
6 1 (0.87%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (59.13%) ISO 9001
2 27 (23.48%) QA
3 15 (13.04%) ISO 9000
4 9 (7.83%) IEC 61508
5 6 (5.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (2.61%) DO-178B
6 3 (2.61%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.87%) SLA
7 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.87%) WAI
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (28.70%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.22%) Oracle
3 4 (3.48%) Symantec
3 4 (3.48%) HP
3 4 (3.48%) Dell
4 3 (2.61%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (2.61%) Tableau
5 2 (1.74%) Micro Focus
5 2 (1.74%) IBM
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