The first table below looks at the demand for NVQ Level 4 in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NVQ Level 4 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 Qualifications for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Vocational Qualification Level 4 (NVQ Level 4)
Rank - - 241
Permanent jobs citing NVQ Level 4 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.053%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1646 1676 1887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.07% 23.12% 25.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1269 1409 1626
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
NVQ Level 4
England

NVQ Level 4
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NVQ Level 4 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

NVQ Level 4 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

NVQ Level 4
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NVQ Level 4 across the North West region.

NVQ Level 4 Salary Trend in the North West

NVQ Level 4
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing NVQ Level 4 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 NVQ Level 4.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Mapinfo
1 3 (100.00%) GIS
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Management

NVQ Level 4
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing NVQ Level 4 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 NVQ Level 4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) GIS
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Mapinfo