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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Vocational Qualification Level 3 (NVQ Level 3)
Rank 874 901 859
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -42
Permanent jobs citing NVQ Level 3 25 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.004% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.081% 0.014% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 8
Average salary £55,000 £27,889 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+97.21% -20.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,405 £26,576 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £28,483 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £26,248 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+109.53% -25.00%

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
30885 29492 32519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.78% 27.06% 28.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24760 23250 27311
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 December 2014 within the UK.

NVQ Level 3 Salary Histogram in the UK

NVQ Level 3
Top 21 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 22 December 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 +14 22 £55,000 +97.21% 5
South East +1 9 £55,000 +109.53%
London -1 5 £55,000 +94.61% 1
Reading - 5 - -
Berkshire - 5 - -
North West - 5 £55,000 - 1
Manchester - 4 £58,750 -
East Midlands +21 3 £20,405 -
Glasgow - 3 £62,500 -
Scotland - 3 £62,500 - 2
Leicester +24 2 £20,405 -
Leicestershire +19 2 £20,405 -
West Sussex - 2 £58,750 -
City of London - 2 £58,750 -
Crawley - 2 £58,750 -
Stockport - 2 £58,750 -
Scunthorpe - 1 - -
Stansted - 1 £25,000 -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £25,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £18,500 - 1

NVQ Level 3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 15 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 12 (34.29%) Oracle
2 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (34.29%) MS Office
2 12 (34.29%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) VBA
3 10 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 10 (28.57%) UNIX
3 10 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 10 (28.57%) Data Mining
3 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 10 (28.57%) Billing
3 10 (28.57%) Data Architecture
3 10 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
5 7 (20.00%) ITIL
5 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (20.00%) NVQ Level 4
5 7 (20.00%) Wireless
5 7 (20.00%) Validation
6 6 (17.14%) ISO 14001
7 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (11.43%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
8 4 (11.43%) Client/Server
9 3 (8.57%) Windows
9 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
9 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
9 3 (8.57%) Symantec
9 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared

NVQ Level 3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (5.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 12 (34.29%) MS Office
3 10 (28.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Wireless
2 4 (11.43%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (5.71%) Internet
4 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (28.57%) Data Mining
2 10 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.71%) Star Schema
3 2 (5.71%) SAP Data Services
General
1 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 10 (28.57%) Billing
2 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Advertising
3 2 (5.71%) Publishing
3 2 (5.71%) Military
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.86%) Automotive
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Architect
1 10 (28.57%) Data Architect
2 6 (17.14%) Environment Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Deployment Team Leader
3 3 (8.57%) Team Leader
4 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Systems Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Systems Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Information Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (2.86%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
1 4 (11.43%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) VLE
3 1 (2.86%) Statistics
3 1 (2.86%) Informatics
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) UNIX
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Data Architecture
2 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (20.00%) Validation
2 7 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
3 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.71%) Project Management
4 2 (5.71%) DSDM
4 2 (5.71%) CRM
4 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
4 2 (5.71%) ETL
4 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Information Architecture
4 2 (5.71%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.86%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 10 (28.57%) VBA
2 10 (28.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) NVQ Level 4
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) HNC
3 2 (5.71%) MCSE
3 2 (5.71%) CCNA
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) ECDL
4 1 (2.86%) MCSA
4 1 (2.86%) CCNP
4 1 (2.86%) HND
4 1 (2.86%) GNVQ
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.86%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) ISO 14001
2 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Oracle
2 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Symantec
4 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) SAP
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Dell
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