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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
Rank 897 863 891
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +28
Permanent jobs citing ECDL 7 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.007% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.022% 0.027% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 9
Average salary £23,500 £28,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.26% -4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £29,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-20.33% -9.23%

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
31691 29544 33416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.05% 27.18% 28.52%
Number of salaries quoted 24541 23973 28364
Average salary £44,000 £44,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.56% +4.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 2014 within the UK.

ECDL Salary Histogram in the UK

ECDL
Top 10 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 22 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -16 7 £23,500 -18.26%
East of England - 4 £23,500 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £23,500 -
South East -21 2 £29,500 -
Surrey +1 1 £35,000 -7.89%
London -10 1 £30,000 +4.34%
City of London -11 1 £30,000 +4.34%
Milton Keynes - 1 £24,000 -
Weybridge - 1 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £24,000 -

ECDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 15 (88.24%) MS Office
3 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
4 10 (58.82%) MOS
5 9 (52.94%) MCT
6 8 (47.06%) SharePoint
7 7 (41.18%) Adobe
7 7 (41.18%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (29.41%) HND
9 5 (29.41%) CIPD
10 4 (23.53%) FrontPage
10 4 (23.53%) Statistics
10 4 (23.53%) QA
10 4 (23.53%) E-Learning
10 4 (23.53%) EDRMS
10 4 (23.53%) Migration
10 4 (23.53%) MS Access
10 4 (23.53%) CRM
10 4 (23.53%) VBA
10 4 (23.53%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (23.53%) MS Project
10 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
10 4 (23.53%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (23.53%) NHS
11 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
11 3 (17.65%) Windows
11 3 (17.65%) Infoflex
11 3 (17.65%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (17.65%) Windows 7

ECDL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (47.06%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (88.24%) MS Office
2 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
3 7 (41.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (23.53%) MS Project
4 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
5 3 (17.65%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (5.88%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) EDRMS
1 4 (23.53%) MS Access
1 4 (23.53%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) FrontPage
1 4 (23.53%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Military
2 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Trainer
1 11 (64.71%) IT Trainer
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Trainer
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) IT Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Support Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Statistics
1 4 (23.53%) E-Learning
1 4 (23.53%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) DTV
2 1 (5.88%) Informatics
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.88%) Learning Management System
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Migration
1 4 (23.53%) CRM
2 1 (5.88%) Content Management
2 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
2 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
2 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.88%) Service Management
2 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
2 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.88%) Change Management
2 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.88%) ITSM
2 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
2 1 (5.88%) Change Control
2 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
2 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) MOS
2 9 (52.94%) MCT
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (29.41%) HND
4 5 (29.41%) CIPD
5 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 1 (5.88%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) MCSE
6 1 (5.88%) CCNP
6 1 (5.88%) CCNA
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Server
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Adobe
3 3 (17.65%) Infoflex
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco