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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Vocational Qualification Level 3 (NVQ Level 3)
Rank 892 857 900
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +43
Permanent jobs citing NVQ Level 3 10 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.018% 0.001%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.032% 0.066% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 1
Average salary £22,778 £23,500 £33,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -30.05%
UK excluding London average salary £22,778 £23,500 £33,600
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -30.05%

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
30957 28649 33381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 26.85% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 24129 23451 28087
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 £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

NVQ Level 3 Salary Histogram in the UK

NVQ Level 3
Top 16 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 19 September 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 -29 9 £22,778 -3.07% 13
North West -23 3 £24,786 -13.03% 1
Cumbria +6 2 £31,627 -
Barrow-in-Furness -2 2 £31,627 -
London -29 2 £23,973 - 5
Leicester - 2 £22,778 -
Leicestershire - 2 £22,778 -
East Midlands - 2 £22,778 -
Stoke-on-Trent +3 1 - -
Manchester -6 1 £17,945 -37.03% 1
Staffordshire -16 1 - -
West Midlands -16 1 - - 1
Swindon - 1 - -
South West - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
City of London - 1 £30,000 -

NVQ Level 3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
4 4 (22.22%) Terminal Services
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Windows
4 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 4 (22.22%) Broadband
4 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Vista
4 4 (22.22%) Time Management
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (16.67%) Information Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (16.67%) Huawei
5 3 (16.67%) Validation
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) SAP
5 3 (16.67%) Aerospace
5 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 3 (16.67%) ETL
5 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (16.67%) Star Schema

NVQ Level 3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Broadband
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (16.67%) Star Schema
1 3 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
General
1 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.11%) Advertising
3 2 (11.11%) Military
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Support Technician
1 4 (22.22%) ICT Technician
1 4 (22.22%) ICT Support Technician
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Information Systems Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Systems Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) IT Recruitment Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Sales Executive
4 1 (5.56%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.56%) NHS
4 1 (5.56%) Statistics
4 1 (5.56%) Informatics
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
1 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
1 4 (22.22%) Time Management
2 3 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (16.67%) Information Architecture
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (16.67%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) Validation
2 3 (16.67%) DSDM
2 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 3 (16.67%) ETL
2 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) CRM
3 2 (11.11%) Benchmarking
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) NVQ Level 4
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 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) SAP
2 3 (16.67%) Huawei
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
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