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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Rank 841 829 877
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +48
Permanent jobs citing CIPD 61 47 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.044% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.16% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 41 40 18
Average salary £30,000 £55,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.45% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,450 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £61,000 £58,600
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -16.00%

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
30957 28649 33381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 26.85% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 24129 23451 28087
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

CIPD Salary Histogram in the UK

CIPD
Top 30 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 19 September 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 -5 60 £30,000 -45.45% 5
South East +17 34 £30,000 -9.09% 1
Surrey +31 31 £30,000 -9.09%
London -48 11 £53,750 -2.27% 1
South West -23 5 £27,500 -38.88% 1
East of England - 5 £23,500 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £23,500 -
Bristol - 3 £25,000 -
Egham - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 £25,000 -
Buckinghamshire +6 2 £28,250 +0.89% 1
Manchester +2 2 - -
Milton Keynes -6 2 £28,250 +0.89% 1
North West -16 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -32 2 £27,500 -8.33%
Bournemouth - 2 £45,000 -
Cobham - 2 £53,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Dorset - 2 £45,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £27,500 -
Berkshire +3 1 - -
Worcestershire 0 1 £42,500 -
Worcester -1 1 £42,500 -
City of London -2 1 - -
West Midlands -14 1 £42,500 -39.28% 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 £25,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £25,000 -
Peterborough - 1 £25,000 -
Reading - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £30,000 -

CIPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 56 (47.46%) Microsoft
2 45 (38.14%) MS Excel
3 36 (30.51%) Line Management
4 33 (27.97%) PRINCE2
4 33 (27.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 30 (25.42%) Bioinformatics
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%) ITIL
5 30 (25.42%) PhD
5 30 (25.42%) Pharmaceutical
6 28 (23.73%) Degree
7 27 (22.88%) Security Cleared
7 27 (22.88%) Telecoms
8 26 (22.03%) Service Management
8 26 (22.03%) SC Cleared
9 25 (21.19%) CIMA
9 25 (21.19%) Validation
10 20 (16.95%) MS Office
11 19 (16.10%) Project Management
12 17 (14.41%) Legal
12 17 (14.41%) E-Learning
13 15 (12.71%) Coaching
14 14 (11.86%) Law
14 14 (11.86%) Performance Management
15 13 (11.02%) Business Development
15 13 (11.02%) Finance
16 12 (10.17%) Practice Management

CIPD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (4.24%) IIS
1 5 (4.24%) Apache
2 4 (3.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 45 (38.14%) MS Excel
2 33 (27.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (16.95%) MS Office
4 8 (6.78%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) SAP HR
1 3 (2.54%) Oracle HRMS
2 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 8 (6.78%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 30 (25.42%) Pharmaceutical
2 27 (22.88%) Telecoms
3 17 (14.41%) Legal
4 14 (11.86%) Law
5 13 (11.02%) Finance
6 11 (9.32%) Marketing
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 42 (35.59%) Trainer
1 42 (35.59%) Consultant
2 30 (25.42%) Training Consultant
3 9 (7.63%) IT Trainer
4 8 (6.78%) Business Manager
4 8 (6.78%) Data Centre Technician
5 7 (5.93%) Solutions Consultant
6 6 (5.08%) Senior Manager
7 5 (4.24%) Customer Engineer
7 5 (4.24%) Development Manager
7 5 (4.24%) Change Manager
7 5 (4.24%) Business Development Manager
7 5 (4.24%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.24%) Analyst
7 5 (4.24%) Support Team Leader
7 5 (4.24%) Customer Support Engineer
7 5 (4.24%) Team Leader
7 5 (4.24%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.39%) Support Specialist
8 4 (3.39%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.54%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.42%) Chemistry
1 30 (25.42%) Biology
1 30 (25.42%) Biotechnology
1 30 (25.42%) Life Science
2 17 (14.41%) E-Learning
3 2 (1.69%) PMI
4 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.85%) Social Network
4 1 (0.85%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.85%) Social Media
4 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
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 36 (30.51%) Line Management
2 33 (27.97%) PRINCE2
3 30 (25.42%) ITIL
3 30 (25.42%) Bioinformatics
4 26 (22.03%) Service Management
5 25 (21.19%) Validation
6 19 (16.10%) Project Management
7 15 (12.71%) Coaching
8 14 (11.86%) Performance Management
9 13 (11.02%) Business Development
10 12 (10.17%) Practice Management
11 11 (9.32%) Change Management
12 7 (5.93%) PRINCE
12 7 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (5.93%) Product Marketing
13 6 (5.08%) Mentoring
14 5 (4.24%) Load Balancing
14 5 (4.24%) CRM
15 4 (3.39%) Business Transformation
15 4 (3.39%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (25.42%) PhD
2 28 (23.73%) Degree
3 27 (22.88%) Security Cleared
4 26 (22.03%) SC Cleared
5 25 (21.19%) CIMA
6 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (5.93%) MCT
7 5 (4.24%) ECDL
7 5 (4.24%) HND
8 4 (3.39%) Postgraduate
8 4 (3.39%) MBA
8 4 (3.39%) CITP
9 3 (2.54%) APMG
9 3 (2.54%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.69%) PMI Certification
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 56 (47.46%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.78%) Adobe
3 7 (5.93%) SAP
4 5 (4.24%) IBM
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%) CheckPoint
4 5 (4.24%) VMware
4 5 (4.24%) Fortinet
5 3 (2.54%) Oracle
6 1 (0.85%) Pega
6 1 (0.85%) LexisNexis
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