The table below looks at the statistics for NVQ Level 3 in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NVQ Level 3 over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Vocational Qualification Level 3 (NVQ Level 3)
Rank 888 886 890
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing NVQ Level 3 9 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.012% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.029% 0.044% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 2
Average salary £23,889 £22,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.36% -50.55%
UK excluding London average salary £22,778 £21,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -53.33%

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
31179 29231 32475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.41% 26.81% 28.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24746 23786 27043
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

NVQ Level 3
Jobs Demand Trend

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

NVQ Level 3 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NVQ Level 3
Salary Trend

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

NVQ Level 3 Salary Trend in the UK

NVQ Level 3
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NVQ Level 3 over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 within the UK.

NVQ Level 3 Salary Histogram in the UK

NVQ Level 3
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NVQ Level 3 within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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
(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 -22 9 £23,889 +7.36% 6
Leicester - 4 £22,091 -
Leicestershire - 4 £22,091 -
East Midlands - 4 £22,091 - 2
London +16 3 £25,500 -10.93%
South East - 2 £25,000 -
City of London - 1 £30,000 -
Stansted - 1 £25,000 -
Kent - 1 £25,000 -

NVQ Level 3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing NVQ Level 3 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 NVQ Level 3.

1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
3 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
4 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 3 (16.67%) Wireless
5 3 (16.67%) Symantec
5 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (16.67%) Client/Server
5 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (16.67%) Degree
5 3 (16.67%) SCCM
5 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Information Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (11.11%) NVQ Level 4
6 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
6 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (11.11%) Huawei
6 2 (11.11%) ISO 14001
6 2 (11.11%) Windows
6 2 (11.11%) SQL

NVQ Level 3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing NVQ Level 3 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 NVQ Level 3. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Wireless
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) Star Schema
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Advertising
2 2 (11.11%) Publishing
2 2 (11.11%) Military
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Team Leader
1 3 (16.67%) Deployment Team Leader
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Information Systems Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Systems Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Systems Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (5.56%) IT Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) VLE
4 1 (5.56%) Statistics
4 1 (5.56%) Informatics
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Benchmarking
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) DSDM
3 2 (11.11%) CRM
3 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.11%) ETL
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) Validation
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (11.11%) Information Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) NVQ Level 4
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO 14001
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Symantec
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) Huawei
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) VMware
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Posted: 3 days ago
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