The first table below looks at the demand for Qualitative Research skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Qualitative Research over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Qualitative Research
Rank 894 852 892
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +40
Permanent jobs citing Qualitative Research 13 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.016% 0.010%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.014% 0.020% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 6
Average salary £48,000 £45,750 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.91% +48.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,050 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £61,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £32,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+18.46% +12.06%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93957 85653 91299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.79% 77.44%
Number of salaries quoted 75631 70015 77736
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Qualitative Research
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Qualitative Research within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Qualitative Research Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Qualitative Research
Salary Trend

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

Qualitative Research Salary Trend in the UK

Qualitative Research
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Qualitative Research over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 within the UK.

Qualitative Research Salary Histogram in the UK

Qualitative Research
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Qualitative Research within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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 -47 13 £48,000 -12.72%
London -28 10 £48,000 -20.00%
City of London -11 3 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
South East -4 1 £38,500 +18.46%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £38,500 -

Qualitative Research
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Qualitative Research 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 Qualitative Research.

1 12 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 11 (68.75%) Retail
2 11 (68.75%) Analytics
3 9 (56.25%) Mobile App
3 9 (56.25%) Product Management
3 9 (56.25%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (56.25%) Usability Testing
3 9 (56.25%) Information Architecture
3 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Web Analytics
3 9 (56.25%) Web Development
3 9 (56.25%) Degree
3 9 (56.25%) Copywriting
4 8 (50.00%) Marketing
4 8 (50.00%) Publishing
5 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 4 (25.00%) Customer Insight
5 4 (25.00%) Market Research
6 3 (18.75%) Social Media
6 3 (18.75%) Social Gaming
6 3 (18.75%) Quantitative Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Mobile Games
6 3 (18.75%) Games
6 3 (18.75%) Psychology
6 3 (18.75%) IPTV
7 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) QlikView
7 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 2 (12.50%) Business Objects
7 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

Qualitative Research
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Qualitative Research 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 Qualitative Research. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SPSS
1 1 (6.25%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) QlikView
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
General
1 11 (68.75%) Retail
2 8 (50.00%) Marketing
2 8 (50.00%) Publishing
3 3 (18.75%) Games
4 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (6.25%) Finance
5 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Product Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Customer Insight Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Research Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) MI Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Copywriting
1 9 (56.25%) Mobile App
2 3 (18.75%) Social Media
2 3 (18.75%) Social Gaming
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile Games
2 3 (18.75%) IPTV
2 3 (18.75%) Psychology
3 2 (12.50%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 11 (68.75%) Analytics
3 9 (56.25%) Usability Testing
3 9 (56.25%) Product Management
3 9 (56.25%) Information Architecture
3 9 (56.25%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Web Analytics
3 9 (56.25%) Web Development
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) Customer Insight
4 4 (25.00%) Market Research
5 3 (18.75%) Quantitative Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Business Development
7 1 (6.25%) Customer Intelligence
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Qualitative Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Business Objects
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Netezza