The table below looks at the statistics 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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Vocational Qualification Level 4 (NVQ Level 4)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing NVQ Level 4 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary - £40,587 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +15.96%
NVQ Level 4
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1355 1634 1717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.15% 24.44% 23.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1092 1270 1308
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

NVQ Level 4
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing NVQ Level 4 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing NVQ Level 4 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for NVQ Level 4.

1 1 (100.00%) HNC
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) HNC
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification