The table below looks at the statistics for ECDL in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ECDL over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
Rank 858 878 887
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +9
Permanent jobs citing ECDL 33 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.010% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.038% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 31 9 7
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £27,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+10.09% -16.15%

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
30434 28618 33710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 26.66% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 23814 23350 28241
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 £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

ECDL
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ECDL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ECDL
Salary Trend

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

ECDL Salary Trend in the UK

ECDL
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ECDL over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 within the UK.

ECDL Salary Histogram in the UK

ECDL
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ECDL within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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 -1 33 £30,000 +9.09%
East of England - 4 £23,500 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £23,500 -
South East +6 3 £24,000 -17.24%
Milton Keynes - 2 £27,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £27,000 -
City of London +3 1 £30,000 +9.09%
London -9 1 £30,000 +9.09%
Guildford - 1 £19,000 -
Surrey - 1 £19,000 -
Midlands - 1 £30,000 -

ECDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing ECDL 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 ECDL.

1 40 (97.56%) Microsoft
2 39 (95.12%) MS Office
3 27 (65.85%) Line Management
4 26 (63.41%) Time Management
4 26 (63.41%) Mathematics
4 26 (63.41%) C
5 24 (58.54%) Automotive
5 24 (58.54%) Welsh Language
6 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
7 8 (19.51%) MOS
7 8 (19.51%) MCT
8 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
9 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (14.63%) Adobe
9 6 (14.63%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (12.20%) HND
10 5 (12.20%) CIPD
11 3 (7.32%) FrontPage
11 3 (7.32%) Statistics
11 3 (7.32%) E-Learning
11 3 (7.32%) Migration
11 3 (7.32%) Windows
11 3 (7.32%) MS Access
11 3 (7.32%) CRM
11 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
11 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
11 3 (7.32%) VBA
11 3 (7.32%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (7.32%) MS Project
11 3 (7.32%) Dreamweaver

ECDL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing ECDL 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 ECDL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.32%) Lync
Applications
1 39 (95.12%) MS Office
2 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
3 6 (14.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
4 3 (7.32%) MS Project
4 3 (7.32%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (2.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Wireless
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) MS Access
1 3 (7.32%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (7.32%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) FrontPage
1 3 (7.32%) Dreamweaver
General
1 24 (58.54%) Automotive
1 24 (58.54%) Welsh Language
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) IT Trainer
1 9 (21.95%) Trainer
2 4 (9.76%) Support Specialist
3 3 (7.32%) IT Consultant
3 3 (7.32%) Consultant
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Trainer
4 2 (4.88%) Administrator
5 1 (2.44%) Service Analyst
5 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (2.44%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 26 (63.41%) Mathematics
2 3 (7.32%) Statistics
2 3 (7.32%) E-Learning
2 3 (7.32%) NHS
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) DTV
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.44%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
1 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
1 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) Line Management
2 26 (63.41%) Time Management
3 3 (7.32%) Migration
3 3 (7.32%) CRM
4 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL
4 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.44%) Change Management
5 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.44%) ITSM
5 1 (2.44%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.44%) Service Management
5 1 (2.44%) Quality Management
5 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE
5 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.44%) Coaching
5 1 (2.44%) Change Control
5 1 (2.44%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (63.41%) C
2 3 (7.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) MOS
1 8 (19.51%) MCT
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (12.20%) HND
3 5 (12.20%) CIPD
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
5 1 (2.44%) MCP
5 1 (2.44%) MCSE
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.44%) CCNP
5 1 (2.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.44%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 40 (97.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Adobe
3 2 (4.88%) Infoflex
4 1 (2.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco