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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
Rank 874 - 862
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ECDL 7 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% - 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.022% - 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 9
Average salary £33,000 - £20,363
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 - £15,653
10% offered a salary of more than £35,800 - £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 - £15,725

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
31391 28720 30137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.33% 27.26% 28.12%
Number of salaries quoted 24987 22543 24799
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 £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 February 2015 within the UK.

ECDL Salary Histogram in the UK

ECDL
Top 8 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 27 February 2015. 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 - 7 £33,000 - 1
Harrogate - 4 £33,000 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £33,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 £33,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £32,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £32,500 -
East of England - 1 £20,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £20,500 -

ECDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 29 (76.32%) MS Office
2 28 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 27 (71.05%) Mathematics
3 27 (71.05%) Line Management
4 26 (68.42%) C
4 26 (68.42%) Time Management
5 24 (63.16%) Automotive
5 24 (63.16%) Welsh Language
6 6 (15.79%) SQL
6 6 (15.79%) ITIL
7 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
7 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
7 4 (10.53%) Data Extraction
7 4 (10.53%) Retail
7 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
7 4 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (10.53%) MCSE
7 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (10.53%) Data Structures
8 3 (7.89%) Coaching
8 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
8 3 (7.89%) MCP
9 2 (5.26%) Degree
9 2 (5.26%) Information Management
9 2 (5.26%) Finance
9 2 (5.26%) NHS

ECDL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 29 (76.32%) MS Office
2 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 24 (63.16%) Automotive
1 24 (63.16%) Welsh Language
2 4 (10.53%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Data Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Data Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Systems Support
4 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Service Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Instructor
4 2 (5.26%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 27 (71.05%) Mathematics
2 4 (10.53%) Data Extraction
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.53%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.26%) NHS
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Line Management
2 26 (68.42%) Time Management
3 6 (15.79%) ITIL
4 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
4 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.89%) Coaching
5 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.26%) Information Management
6 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.63%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) C
2 6 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) MCSE
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.89%) MCP
3 2 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) VCP4
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.63%) HNC
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Lotus