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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Rank 840 821 885
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +64
Permanent jobs citing CIPD 56 46 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.043% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.16% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 37 39 15
Average salary £30,000 £55,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.45% +39.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,200 £62,000 £61,200
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%

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
30785 28277 33223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.01% 26.68% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24090 23069 27792
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 October 2014 within the UK.

CIPD Salary Histogram in the UK

CIPD
Top 27 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 2 October 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 0 55 £30,000 -45.45% 4
South East +26 30 £30,000 -41.74% 1
Surrey +6 27 £30,000 -9.09%
London -40 11 £67,500 +22.72% 1
East of England - 5 £23,500 -
North West -14 4 £37,500 -46.42% 1
Egham - 4 - -
Bedfordshire - 4 £23,500 -
South West -10 3 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Cheshire - 3 £37,500 - 1
Bristol - 3 £25,000 -
Yorkshire -42 2 £27,500 -8.33%
South Yorkshire - 2 £27,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £28,250 -
Macclesfield - 2 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £28,250 -
Scotland - 2 £25,000 -
Berkshire -1 1 - -
City of London -2 1 - - 1
Manchester -8 1 - -
Cobham - 1 £53,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 £25,000 -
Reading - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £30,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £25,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £25,000 -

CIPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 55 (46.61%) Microsoft
2 46 (38.98%) MS Excel
3 34 (28.81%) Line Management
4 33 (27.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 30 (25.42%) Chemistry
5 30 (25.42%) Biology
5 30 (25.42%) Biotechnology
5 30 (25.42%) Life Science
5 30 (25.42%) Bioinformatics
5 30 (25.42%) Pharmaceutical
5 30 (25.42%) PRINCE2
5 30 (25.42%) PhD
6 29 (24.58%) ITIL
7 27 (22.88%) Degree
8 26 (22.03%) Security Cleared
8 26 (22.03%) Telecoms
9 25 (21.19%) Service Management
9 25 (21.19%) SC Cleared
10 24 (20.34%) CIMA
10 24 (20.34%) Validation
11 21 (17.80%) MS Office
12 20 (16.95%) E-Learning
13 18 (15.25%) Project Management
14 17 (14.41%) Legal
15 15 (12.71%) Law
16 14 (11.86%) Performance Management
16 14 (11.86%) Coaching
17 13 (11.02%) Business Development
17 13 (11.02%) Finance
18 12 (10.17%) Practice Management

CIPD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 7 (5.93%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.24%) IIS
2 5 (4.24%) Apache
Applications
1 46 (38.98%) MS Excel
2 33 (27.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 21 (17.80%) MS Office
4 8 (6.78%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) SAP HR
2 3 (2.54%) Oracle HRMS
2 3 (2.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (2.54%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.85%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) TCP/IP
1 5 (4.24%) DNS
1 5 (4.24%) Internet
1 5 (4.24%) Firewall
1 5 (4.24%) NAS
2 1 (0.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.93%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 30 (25.42%) Pharmaceutical
2 26 (22.03%) Telecoms
3 17 (14.41%) Legal
4 15 (12.71%) Law
5 13 (11.02%) Finance
6 10 (8.47%) Marketing
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 42 (35.59%) Consultant
2 41 (34.75%) Trainer
3 30 (25.42%) Training Consultant
4 9 (7.63%) Business Manager
4 9 (7.63%) IT Trainer
5 7 (5.93%) Solutions Consultant
5 7 (5.93%) Data Centre Technician
6 6 (5.08%) Senior Manager
6 6 (5.08%) Change Manager
7 5 (4.24%) Business Development Manager
7 5 (4.24%) Customer Engineer
7 5 (4.24%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.24%) Analyst
7 5 (4.24%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.24%) Development Manager
7 5 (4.24%) Team Leader
7 5 (4.24%) Support Team Leader
7 5 (4.24%) Customer Support Engineer
8 4 (3.39%) Training Manager
8 4 (3.39%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.54%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.42%) Chemistry
1 30 (25.42%) Biology
1 30 (25.42%) Biotechnology
1 30 (25.42%) Life Science
2 20 (16.95%) E-Learning
3 2 (1.69%) PMI
4 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.85%) Social Network
4 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.85%) Social Media
4 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.78%) Windows
2 5 (4.24%) Solaris
2 5 (4.24%) Linux
2 5 (4.24%) Debian
2 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.39%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.81%) Line Management
2 30 (25.42%) PRINCE2
2 30 (25.42%) Bioinformatics
3 29 (24.58%) ITIL
4 25 (21.19%) Service Management
5 24 (20.34%) Validation
6 18 (15.25%) Project Management
7 14 (11.86%) Performance Management
7 14 (11.86%) Coaching
8 13 (11.02%) Business Development
9 12 (10.17%) Practice Management
9 12 (10.17%) Change Management
10 7 (5.93%) PRINCE
10 7 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (5.93%) Product Marketing
11 5 (4.24%) Load Balancing
11 5 (4.24%) CRM
12 4 (3.39%) People Management
12 4 (3.39%) Mentoring
12 4 (3.39%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.69%) C
2 1 (0.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (25.42%) PhD
2 27 (22.88%) Degree
3 26 (22.03%) Security Cleared
4 25 (21.19%) SC Cleared
5 24 (20.34%) CIMA
6 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.24%) HND
6 5 (4.24%) MCT
6 5 (4.24%) ECDL
7 4 (3.39%) Postgraduate
7 4 (3.39%) MBA
7 4 (3.39%) APMG
8 3 (2.54%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.69%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.69%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.17%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) NetBackup
1 5 (4.24%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 55 (46.61%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.63%) SAP
3 8 (6.78%) Adobe
4 5 (4.24%) Sun
4 5 (4.24%) Citrix
4 5 (4.24%) Nokia
4 5 (4.24%) Veritas
4 5 (4.24%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.24%) IBM
4 5 (4.24%) CheckPoint
4 5 (4.24%) VMware
4 5 (4.24%) Fortinet
5 3 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.54%) Oracle
6 1 (0.85%) Pega
6 1 (0.85%) LexisNexis
6 1 (0.85%) JD Edwards
Swindon, Wiltshire
ITF Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Net Talent
Salary: Excellent package on offer
Posted: 6 days ago