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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Vocational Qualification Level 4 (NVQ Level 4)
Rank 858 866 871
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs citing NVQ Level 4 21 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.072% 0.021% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 3
Average salary £41,500 £31,000 £31,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.87% -1.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £21,925
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £38,000 £39,125
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £24,000 £31,625
% change year-on-year
+116.66% -24.11%

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
29229 28213 31171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.74% 27.19% 28.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23406 22147 26126
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 January 2015 within the UK.

NVQ Level 4 Salary Histogram in the UK

NVQ Level 4
Top 17 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 27 January 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 +15 20 £31,000 - 3
South East -29 8 £31,000 - 1
Reading - 6 - -
Berkshire - 6 - -
South West -6 5 £52,000 +116.66% 1
Dorset - 5 £52,000 - 1
Bournemouth - 5 £52,000 - 1
North West - 4 £27,500 -
London +24 3 £25,000 -34.21% 1
Manchester - 3 - -
City of London - 3 £25,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £31,000 - 1
Southampton - 2 £31,000 - 1
Cumbria - 1 £27,500 -
Dunfermline - 1 £52,000 -
Fife - 1 £52,000 -
Scotland - 1 £52,000 -

NVQ Level 4
Top 23 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
1 9 (39.13%) Validation
1 9 (39.13%) NVQ Level 3
1 9 (39.13%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (34.78%) HND
3 7 (30.43%) ITIL
3 7 (30.43%) ISO 14001
3 7 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (30.43%) Degree
4 6 (26.09%) Banking
4 6 (26.09%) Finance
5 5 (21.74%) Project Management
5 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
5 5 (21.74%) Wireless
5 5 (21.74%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (17.39%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
8 1 (4.35%) HNC
8 1 (4.35%) Line Management

NVQ Level 4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4 (17.39%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Wireless
1 5 (21.74%) Radio Access Network
General
1 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
2 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Environment Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Trainer
3 5 (21.74%) Coordinator
3 5 (21.74%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Validation
1 9 (39.13%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (30.43%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) NVQ Level 3
2 8 (34.78%) HND
3 7 (30.43%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) ISO 14001
1 7 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
London, United Kingdom
Queen Mary University of London
Salary: £31,735 - £37,275 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 52,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago