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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Vocational Qualification Level 4 (NVQ Level 4)
Rank 881 929 896
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -33
Permanent jobs citing NVQ Level 4 18 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.003% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.059% 0.009% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 7
Average salary £34,505 - £39,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 - £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 - £40,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 - £39,000

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
30444 32334 30911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.45% 27.23% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 23778 25831 24841
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £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 April 2015 within the UK.

NVQ Level 4 Salary Histogram in the UK

NVQ Level 4
Top 21 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 April 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 +47 17 £33,003 - 4
London - 7 £34,505 - 3
South East - 5 £31,500 -
Hampshire - 3 £31,500 -
City of London - 3 £25,000 - 2
Southampton - 3 £31,500 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Dorset - 2 £52,000 -
Bournemouth - 2 £52,000 -
South West - 2 £52,000 -
Reading - 2 - -
North West +2 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £16,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £52,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £52,000 -
Dunfermline - 1 £52,000 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £52,000 -
Fife - 1 £52,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £16,000 -
Scotland - 1 £52,000 -

NVQ Level 4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (39.47%) HND
2 14 (36.84%) Degree
3 13 (34.21%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (31.58%) Telecoms
5 11 (28.95%) Finance
5 11 (28.95%) Validation
5 11 (28.95%) Banking
5 11 (28.95%) NVQ Level 3
6 10 (26.32%) ITIL
7 9 (23.68%) ISO 14001
7 9 (23.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (21.05%) Service Delivery
9 6 (15.79%) Project Management
10 5 (13.16%) ISO 9001
10 5 (13.16%) Wireless
10 5 (13.16%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (13.16%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (10.53%) Java
12 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
12 3 (7.89%) .NET
12 3 (7.89%) C#
12 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
12 3 (7.89%) CSS
12 3 (7.89%) XML
12 3 (7.89%) HNC
12 3 (7.89%) Windows
12 3 (7.89%) Linux
12 3 (7.89%) HTML
12 3 (7.89%) ETL
12 3 (7.89%) Infobright

NVQ Level 4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 5 (13.16%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Wireless
1 5 (13.16%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.63%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 11 (28.95%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Trainer
2 7 (18.42%) Environment Manager
3 6 (15.79%) Project Coordinator
3 6 (15.79%) Coordinator
4 4 (10.53%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Web Applications Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Support
6 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Support Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) HTML
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
1 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
1 3 (7.89%) CSS
1 3 (7.89%) XML
1 3 (7.89%) LAMP
1 3 (7.89%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (7.89%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.63%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Kindle
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
1 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
1 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (28.95%) Validation
3 10 (26.32%) ITIL
4 8 (21.05%) Service Delivery
5 6 (15.79%) Project Management
6 3 (7.89%) ETL
6 3 (7.89%) MVC
6 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (7.89%) Web Development
7 2 (5.26%) Resource Management
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.63%) Logistics
8 1 (2.63%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Line Management
8 1 (2.63%) Test Management
8 1 (2.63%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) Java
2 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.89%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) HND
2 14 (36.84%) Degree
3 11 (28.95%) NVQ Level 3
4 3 (7.89%) HNC
5 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.63%) ISEB
5 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) ISO 14001
1 9 (23.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (13.16%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Infobright
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
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Salary: £25000 per annum + Fixed Term until Dec
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Salary: £31,735 - £37,275 per annum inclusive of London Allowance
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Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
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