The first table below looks at the demand for TickIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TickIT over the 3 months to 16 April 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 South West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TickIT
Rank 217 217 224
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing TickIT 12 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.20% 0.018%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.79% 1.82% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 1
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
672 606 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 11.43% 11.07% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 546 514 422
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TickIT across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

TickIT Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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Salary Trend in the South West

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

TickIT Salary Trend in the South West

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Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TickIT across the South West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

TickIT Salary Histogram in the South West

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Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TickIT within the South West region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Gloucestershire +9 10 £40,000 -5.88%
Dorset -7 1 £35,000 -
Somerset - 1 £42,000 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 17 (77.27%) Aerospace
1 17 (77.27%) Software Engineering
2 16 (72.73%) IEC 61508
2 16 (72.73%) Embedded C
2 16 (72.73%) C
3 12 (54.55%) UML
3 12 (54.55%) Ethernet
3 12 (54.55%) CAN bus
4 11 (50.00%) C#
4 11 (50.00%) .NET
5 10 (45.45%) Digital Media
5 10 (45.45%) Telecoms
6 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
6 6 (27.27%) DO-178B
6 6 (27.27%) C++
6 6 (27.27%) Windows
6 6 (27.27%) Linux
6 6 (27.27%) VxWorks
6 6 (27.27%) Military
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
7 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
7 5 (22.73%) RAD
7 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
7 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
7 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
7 5 (22.73%) ITIL
7 5 (22.73%) MCSD

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) PVCS
2 2 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 17 (77.27%) Aerospace
2 10 (45.45%) Telecoms
3 6 (27.27%) Military
4 4 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Software Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Team Leader
2 5 (22.73%) Development Team Leader
2 5 (22.73%) .NET Team Leader
3 4 (18.18%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Development Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded C Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Quality Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) CAN bus
2 10 (45.45%) Digital Media
3 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
1 6 (27.27%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Software Engineering
2 12 (54.55%) UML
3 5 (22.73%) RAD
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
3 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
4 4 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) SysML
5 2 (9.09%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Embedded C
1 16 (72.73%) C
2 11 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) C++
4 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (22.73%) MCSD
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (72.73%) IEC 61508
2 6 (27.27%) DO-178B
3 1 (4.55%) QA
3 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft