The table below looks at the statistics for CIPD in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CIPD over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Rank 851 834 865
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +31
Permanent jobs citing CIPD 29 45 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.042% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.094% 0.15% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 13 36 27
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £58,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,750 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -14.55%

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30716 29211 32279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.80% 27.10% 28.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24600 23037 27108
Average salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CIPD
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CIPD within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CIPD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CIPD
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CIPD within the UK.

CIPD Salary Trend in the UK

CIPD
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CIPD over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

CIPD Salary Histogram in the UK

CIPD
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CIPD within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -19 27 £40,000 -23.80% 3
South East -7 11 £34,000 -3.54% 2
Berkshire +13 10 £34,000 -36.44%
London -29 8 £40,000 -23.80%
Reading - 8 - -
North West -13 3 £37,500 +87.50%
East Midlands - 3 - -
Cheshire - 3 £37,500 -
Leicestershire - 3 - -
Slough -3 2 £34,000 -2.85%
Hinckley - 2 - -
South West - 2 £26,750 -
Swindon - 1 £26,000 -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £26,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £27,500 -
Egham - 1 - -

CIPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing CIPD 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 CIPD.

1 44 (50.57%) Microsoft
2 31 (35.63%) MS Excel
3 26 (29.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (26.44%) PhD
4 23 (26.44%) Pharmaceutical
4 23 (26.44%) Bioinformatics
4 23 (26.44%) Chemistry
4 23 (26.44%) Biology
4 23 (26.44%) Biotechnology
4 23 (26.44%) Life Science
5 22 (25.29%) Performance Management
6 21 (24.14%) Line Management
7 18 (20.69%) Degree
8 17 (19.54%) E-Learning
9 15 (17.24%) Project Management
10 13 (14.94%) MS Office
11 11 (12.64%) SAP
11 11 (12.64%) Law
11 11 (12.64%) Coaching
12 10 (11.49%) ITIL
13 9 (10.34%) People Management
14 8 (9.20%) Finance
15 7 (8.05%) Salesforce.com
16 6 (6.90%) Windows
16 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
16 6 (6.90%) Change Management
16 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
16 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
17 5 (5.75%) HND
17 5 (5.75%) PRINCE2

CIPD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing CIPD 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 CIPD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.15%) IIS
2 1 (1.15%) Apache
Applications
1 31 (35.63%) MS Excel
2 26 (29.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (14.94%) MS Office
4 1 (1.15%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) SAP HR
1 4 (4.60%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (4.60%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (1.15%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) TCP/IP
1 5 (5.75%) Firewall
1 5 (5.75%) NAS
2 4 (4.60%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (4.60%) NetScaler
2 4 (4.60%) NetScreen
2 4 (4.60%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (4.60%) iSCSI
2 4 (4.60%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (4.60%) SAN
3 1 (1.15%) Internet
3 1 (1.15%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) Data Mining
General
1 23 (26.44%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (12.64%) Law
3 8 (9.20%) Finance
4 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.45%) Legal
5 3 (3.45%) Marketing
6 2 (2.30%) Back Office
7 1 (1.15%) Banking
7 1 (1.15%) Local Government
7 1 (1.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 28 (32.18%) Consultant
2 27 (31.03%) Trainer
3 23 (26.44%) Training Consultant
4 7 (8.05%) Analyst
5 4 (4.60%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (4.60%) Senior Manager
5 4 (4.60%) Support Analyst
5 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (4.60%) Change Manager
5 4 (4.60%) Business Change Manager
5 4 (4.60%) Business Manager
5 4 (4.60%) Support Specialist
6 3 (3.45%) IT Trainer
6 3 (3.45%) Systems Support Analyst
6 3 (3.45%) Systems Support
6 3 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (2.30%) Project Manager
7 2 (2.30%) Operations Manager
7 2 (2.30%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (1.15%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.44%) Chemistry
1 23 (26.44%) Biology
1 23 (26.44%) Biotechnology
1 23 (26.44%) Life Science
2 17 (19.54%) E-Learning
3 4 (4.60%) SecurID
3 4 (4.60%) Clustering
4 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.15%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.15%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.15%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.90%) Windows
2 5 (5.75%) Linux
2 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (5.75%) Debian
3 4 (4.60%) UNIX
3 4 (4.60%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.15%) Solaris
4 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.44%) Bioinformatics
2 22 (25.29%) Performance Management
3 21 (24.14%) Line Management
4 15 (17.24%) Project Management
5 11 (12.64%) Coaching
6 10 (11.49%) ITIL
7 9 (10.34%) People Management
8 6 (6.90%) Change Management
9 5 (5.75%) Service Management
9 5 (5.75%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.75%) Validation
9 5 (5.75%) Load Balancing
10 4 (4.60%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (4.60%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.60%) Practice Management
11 3 (3.45%) Migration
11 3 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.45%) Knowledge Management
11 3 (3.45%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.60%) SQL
1 4 (4.60%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.30%) Java
3 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (26.44%) PhD
2 18 (20.69%) Degree
3 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.75%) MCT
4 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.75%) ECDL
4 5 (5.75%) CIMA
4 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.75%) HND
5 4 (4.60%) Postgraduate
5 4 (4.60%) APMG
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.15%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.60%) NFS
2 4 (4.60%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.60%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) NetBackup
1 5 (5.75%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 44 (50.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.64%) SAP
3 7 (8.05%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (5.75%) VMware
4 5 (5.75%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.75%) IBM
4 5 (5.75%) Citrix
5 4 (4.60%) Juniper
5 4 (4.60%) Cisco
5 4 (4.60%) NetApp
5 4 (4.60%) Symantec
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle
7 2 (2.30%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.30%) Ceridian
8 1 (1.15%) LexisNexis
8 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.15%) Nokia
8 1 (1.15%) Veritas
8 1 (1.15%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.15%) Cognizant
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