The table below looks at the statistics for NVQ Level 4 in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NVQ Level 4 over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Vocational Qualification Level 4 (NVQ Level 4)
Rank 885 919 874
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -45
Permanent jobs citing NVQ Level 4 10 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.006% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.034% 0.022% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 9
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £41,300
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%

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
29728 32154 29910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.21% 27.30% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 23596 25395 24243
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

NVQ Level 4
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NVQ Level 4 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

NVQ Level 4 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NVQ Level 4
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NVQ Level 4 within the UK.

NVQ Level 4 Salary Trend in the UK

NVQ Level 4
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NVQ Level 4 over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 within the UK.

NVQ Level 4 Salary Histogram in the UK

NVQ Level 4
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NVQ Level 4 within the UK over the 3 months to 6 July 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 +26 10 £25,000 - 3
London - 6 £25,000 - 1
City of London - 6 £25,000 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £16,000 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £16,000 -
South East +5 1 £32,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £32,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £35,000 -
Southampton - 1 £32,500 -

NVQ Level 4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing NVQ Level 4 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 4.

1 15 (51.72%) HND
2 14 (48.28%) Degree
3 9 (31.03%) Telecoms
3 9 (31.03%) ITIL
3 9 (31.03%) Service Delivery
4 8 (27.59%) Finance
4 8 (27.59%) Banking
5 7 (24.14%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (24.14%) Project Management
5 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (20.69%) Java
7 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
7 4 (13.79%) .NET
7 4 (13.79%) C#
7 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
7 4 (13.79%) CSS
7 4 (13.79%) XML
7 4 (13.79%) HTML
7 4 (13.79%) ISO 9001
7 4 (13.79%) ISO 14001
7 4 (13.79%) NVQ Level 3
7 4 (13.79%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (13.79%) Web Development
7 4 (13.79%) Validation
7 4 (13.79%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (10.34%) LAMP
8 3 (10.34%) MVC
8 3 (10.34%) Kindle

NVQ Level 4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing NVQ Level 4 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 4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Wireless
1 1 (3.45%) VSAT
1 1 (3.45%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 9 (31.03%) Telecoms
2 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Trainer
2 7 (24.14%) Project Coordinator
2 7 (24.14%) Coordinator
3 4 (13.79%) Web Applications Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Web Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Applications Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Support
4 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Environment Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) HTML
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
1 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
1 4 (13.79%) CSS
1 4 (13.79%) XML
1 4 (13.79%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (13.79%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (10.34%) LAMP
2 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.90%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Kindle
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
1 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
1 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
1 9 (31.03%) Service Delivery
2 7 (24.14%) Project Management
2 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (13.79%) Validation
3 4 (13.79%) Web Development
4 3 (10.34%) MVC
4 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (10.34%) ETL
5 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
5 2 (6.90%) Test Management
5 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.45%) Service Management
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) Logistics
6 1 (3.45%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.79%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) HND
2 14 (48.28%) Degree
3 4 (13.79%) NVQ Level 3
4 3 (10.34%) HNC
5 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.45%) ISEB
6 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) ISO 9001
1 4 (13.79%) ISO 14001
1 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Infobright
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
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