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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Vocational Qualification Level 4 (NVQ Level 4)
Rank 920 931 999
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +68
Permanent jobs citing NVQ Level 4 12 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.015% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.045% 0.055% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 0
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £31,500 -
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -

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
26745 29349 32683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.13% 27.52% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 21499 23020 26235
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

NVQ Level 4
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing NVQ Level 4 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NVQ Level 4 within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +41 12 £35,000 +21.21% 1
London +30 8 £35,000 +40.00% 1
South East +25 2 £33,500 +6.34%
Reading +12 1 - -
Berkshire +10 1 - -
West Midlands -14 1 £37,500 +134.37%
Manchester - 1 £28,500 -
Surrey - 1 £33,500 -
North West - 1 £28,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £37,500 -

NVQ Level 4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing NVQ Level 4 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for NVQ Level 4.

1 11 (84.62%) Degree
2 9 (69.23%) HND
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
4 6 (46.15%) VoIP
4 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 6 (46.15%) People Management
5 3 (23.08%) HNC
6 2 (15.38%) VSAT
6 2 (15.38%) Validation
6 2 (15.38%) Logistics
7 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Huawei
7 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
7 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (7.69%) Test Management
7 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
7 1 (7.69%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (7.69%) CMS
7 1 (7.69%) Web Design
7 1 (7.69%) Retail
7 1 (7.69%) Content Management
7 1 (7.69%) Network Design
7 1 (7.69%) HTML
7 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (7.69%) SAP
7 1 (7.69%) CSS
7 1 (7.69%) ITIL
7 1 (7.69%) ITSM
7 1 (7.69%) Management Information System

NVQ Level 4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) VoIP
1 6 (46.15%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) VSAT
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) IT Manager
2 6 (46.15%) Bid Manager
2 6 (46.15%) Junior
2 6 (46.15%) Junior IT Manager
2 6 (46.15%) Sales Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.69%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
1 1 (7.69%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) People Management
2 2 (15.38%) Logistics
2 2 (15.38%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Content Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) ITSM
3 1 (7.69%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Test Management
3 1 (7.69%) Web Design
3 1 (7.69%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Degree
2 9 (69.23%) HND
3 3 (23.08%) HNC
4 1 (7.69%) ISEB
4 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (7.69%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) NEBOSH
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Huawei
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
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