The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TickIT
Rank - 209 206
Permanent jobs citing TickIT 0 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 2.62% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 13
Average salary - £41,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.15%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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England

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

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
527 611 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 8.86% 11.60% 12.91%
Number of salaries quoted 415 494 606
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,275 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -

TickIT
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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (75.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (75.00%) Military
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) OOD
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Time Management
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) DO-178B
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) Business Development
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Validation

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

General
1 3 (75.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (75.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Principal Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) OOD
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) DO-178B