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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
Rank 900 911 878
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -33
Permanent jobs citing ECDL 4 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.008% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.013% 0.027% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 2
Average salary £32,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £28,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -20.00%

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
30275 32747 30836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.41% 27.31% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23681 26225 24865
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £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
Top 7 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 5 May 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
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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 +38 4 £32,000 -5.88%
Harrogate - 2 £33,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £33,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £33,000 -
London +11 1 £31,000 -8.82%
Bedfordshire - 1 £20,500 -
East of England - 1 £20,500 -

ECDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) MCSE
3 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
3 4 (44.44%) Data Extraction
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (44.44%) Data Structures
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) Information Management
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) NHS
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) MS Access
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Adobe
5 1 (11.11%) MCT
5 1 (11.11%) HNC
5 1 (11.11%) Windows

ECDL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) MS Access
3 1 (11.11%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (11.11%) FrontPage
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Data Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Instructor
4 1 (11.11%) Trainer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Trainer
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
1 4 (44.44%) Data Extraction
1 4 (44.44%) Data Structures
2 2 (22.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Information Management
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) MCSE
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) MCT
3 1 (11.11%) HNC
3 1 (11.11%) MOS
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
1 1 (11.11%) Lotus