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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Vocational Qualification Level 3 (NVQ Level 3)
Rank 881 896 856
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -40
Permanent jobs citing NVQ Level 3 12 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.010% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.040% 0.035% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 11
Average salary £28,750 £22,778 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.21% +8.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £17,167 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £30,651 £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £22,778 £21,000
% change year-on-year
+5.36% +8.46%

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
29896 31032 28815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.30% 27.04% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24121 24045 23400
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 2015 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 28 August 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 +2 8 £32,500 +42.68% 3
London +14 4 £34,000 +41.82%
Glasgow - 4 £24,000 -
Scotland - 4 £24,000 -
South West -20 3 £28,250 - 3
Gloucester - 1 £32,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £32,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -

NVQ Level 3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Degree
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) MCP
3 6 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 6 (33.33%) SLA
4 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) MS Office
5 4 (22.22%) Change Management
6 3 (16.67%) ISO 14001
6 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 3 (16.67%) CRM
6 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (16.67%) Line Management
6 3 (16.67%) Matrix Management
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
7 2 (11.11%) QMS
7 2 (11.11%) Coaching
7 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 2 (11.11%) Business Development
7 2 (11.11%) Network Design
7 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001

NVQ Level 3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.11%) AutoCAD
3 2 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) MPLS
1 2 (11.11%) OSPF
1 2 (11.11%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) IT Support
2 5 (27.78%) Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) IT Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Support Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) ICT Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) PMO Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Training Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.56%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
1 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Change Management
3 3 (16.67%) CRM
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 3 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (16.67%) Line Management
4 2 (11.11%) Coaching
4 2 (11.11%) QMS
4 2 (11.11%) Business Development
4 2 (11.11%) Network Design
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) CAD
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 6 (33.33%) MCP
2 6 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.56%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) SLA
2 3 (16.67%) ISO 14001
2 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
AspireCom
Salary: bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago