The table below looks at the statistics for NVQ Level 3 in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NVQ Level 3 over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Vocational Qualification Level 3 (NVQ Level 3)
England / South West
Rank - 239 243
Permanent jobs citing NVQ Level 3 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.073% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.22% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Median salary - £38,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -41.53%
UK excluding London median salary £29,621 £38,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-22.05% -39.20%

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

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1533 1836 1872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.89% 33.30% 31.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1199 1487 1532
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

NVQ Level 3
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing NVQ Level 3 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

NVQ Level 3 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

NVQ Level 3
Salary Trend in the South West

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

NVQ Level 3 Salary Trend in the South West