The table below looks at the statistics for QSIG skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QSIG over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
QSIG
Rank - 247 258
Permanent jobs citing QSIG 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.015% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.10% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £45,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +57.89%
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £38,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+25.80% -13.88%
QSIG
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1050 1000 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.21% 14.65% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 879 831 902
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

QSIG
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QSIG across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

QSIG Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

QSIG
Salary Trend in the North West

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

QSIG Salary Trend in the North West