The first table below looks at the demand for TickIT skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TickIT over the 3 months to 25 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 Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TickIT
Rank 860 803 824
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +21
Permanent jobs citing TickIT 45 76 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.070% 0.064%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.36% 0.69% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 36 40 45
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,844 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.04%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12412 11055 11356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.59% 10.16% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9628 8782 9348
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

TickIT
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TickIT within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

TickIT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

TickIT
Salary Trend

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

TickIT Salary Trend in the UK

TickIT
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TickIT over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 within the UK.

TickIT Salary Histogram in the UK

TickIT
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TickIT within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 -63 42 £40,000 -20.00% 7
West Midlands -2 17 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Warwickshire +14 12 £40,000 -20.00%
Leicestershire -19 12 £40,000 -20.00%
East Midlands -40 12 £40,000 -20.00% 3
South Yorkshire -4 6 £47,500 -
South West -18 6 £35,000 +3.70%
Yorkshire -32 6 £47,500 -
Worcestershire - 5 £41,500 - 1
Dorset - 5 £35,000 -
East of England -5 4 £50,000 +96.81% 3
London -42 4 - -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £50,000 - 2
City of London - 4 - -
Malvern - 3 £41,500 - 1
Midlands - 3 £47,500 -
Sheffield -4 2 £47,500 -
South East -19 2 £32,000 +1.58%
South Wales - 2 £53,500 -
Wales - 2 £53,500 -
Berkshire +4 1 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire -7 1 £52,500 +23.52%
Cheltenham -14 1 £52,500 +40.00%
Newbury - 1 £45,000 -
Bridgend - 1 £53,500 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £19,000 -

TickIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing TickIT 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 TickIT.

1 74 (60.66%) ISO 9001
2 68 (55.74%) Degree
3 54 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (43.44%) Windows
5 45 (36.89%) Finance
6 44 (36.07%) Software Engineering
7 42 (34.43%) Mobile App
8 39 (31.97%) SQL
9 37 (30.33%) C#
10 34 (27.87%) Microsoft
11 31 (25.41%) Smartcard
11 31 (25.41%) Identity Management
11 31 (25.41%) Cyber Security
12 29 (23.77%) .NET
13 28 (22.95%) Configuration Management
13 28 (22.95%) QA
14 27 (22.13%) MS Excel
15 26 (21.31%) Windows Vista
16 25 (20.49%) Automated Testing
16 25 (20.49%) Windows Server 2008
16 25 (20.49%) Windows XP
16 25 (20.49%) Biometrics
16 25 (20.49%) Windows Server 2003
17 24 (19.67%) C++
18 23 (18.85%) Scrum
19 20 (16.39%) Aerospace
20 19 (15.57%) Computer Science
21 18 (14.75%) Security Cleared
21 18 (14.75%) C
21 18 (14.75%) PRINCE2

TickIT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing TickIT 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 TickIT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (9.02%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.82%) WinCC
Applications
1 27 (22.13%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.92%) MS Office
3 4 (3.28%) MS Project
4 1 (0.82%) Simulink
4 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.38%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.82%) DVB
2 1 (0.82%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.66%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.02%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (9.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (7.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (7.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (7.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 9 (7.38%) OLAP
4 4 (3.28%) MySQL
4 4 (3.28%) OLTP
4 4 (3.28%) QlikView
5 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.46%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.82%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.46%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.64%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (1.64%) PVCS
4 1 (0.82%) NUnit
4 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (36.89%) Finance
2 20 (16.39%) Aerospace
3 10 (8.20%) Manufacturing
4 9 (7.38%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.92%) Publishing
6 3 (2.46%) Military
6 3 (2.46%) Automotive
7 2 (1.64%) Electronics
7 2 (1.64%) Advertising
8 1 (0.82%) Legal
8 1 (0.82%) Banking
8 1 (0.82%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.82%) Marketing
8 1 (0.82%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.82%) German Language
Job Titles
1 36 (29.51%) Software Engineer
2 26 (21.31%) Test Engineer
3 23 (18.85%) Developer
4 15 (12.30%) Project Manager
5 9 (7.38%) Consultant
5 9 (7.38%) SQL Developer
6 8 (6.56%) Quality Engineer
7 7 (5.74%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.74%) Software Developer
7 7 (5.74%) Senior SQL Developer
8 6 (4.92%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 6 (4.92%) Mobile Developer
8 6 (4.92%) Applications Developer
9 5 (4.10%) Software Quality Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) Team Leader
9 5 (4.10%) Software Manager
10 4 (3.28%) Software Team Leader
10 4 (3.28%) .NET Software Engineer
10 4 (3.28%) QA Manager
10 4 (3.28%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.77%) .NET
2 11 (9.02%) MFC
3 9 (7.38%) CSS
3 9 (7.38%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 9 (7.38%) MDX
3 9 (7.38%) HTML5
3 9 (7.38%) CSS3
3 9 (7.38%) HTML
4 6 (4.92%) WPF
4 6 (4.92%) Web Services
5 4 (3.28%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.46%) XML
7 1 (0.82%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (34.43%) Mobile App
2 31 (25.41%) Smartcard
3 25 (20.49%) Biometrics
4 19 (15.57%) Computer Science
5 9 (7.38%) Social Media
6 8 (6.56%) CAN bus
7 6 (4.92%) Digital Media
7 6 (4.92%) PKI
7 6 (4.92%) Blackberry
8 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
8 5 (4.10%) Mathematics
8 5 (4.10%) Telematics
9 3 (2.46%) SCADA
9 3 (2.46%) iSeries
9 3 (2.46%) PMI
9 3 (2.46%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.64%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.64%) Physics
10 2 (1.64%) Chemistry
11 1 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 53 (43.44%) Windows
2 26 (21.31%) Windows Vista
3 25 (20.49%) Windows XP
3 25 (20.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (20.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.92%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.92%) Windows Phone 8
4 6 (4.92%) Windows Phone
4 6 (4.92%) Android
5 4 (3.28%) UNIX
6 3 (2.46%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (36.07%) Software Engineering
3 31 (25.41%) Identity Management
3 31 (25.41%) Cyber Security
4 28 (22.95%) Configuration Management
5 25 (20.49%) Automated Testing
6 23 (18.85%) Scrum
7 18 (14.75%) PRINCE2
8 14 (11.48%) Change Management
9 13 (10.66%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (9.02%) Unit Testing
10 11 (9.02%) Test Automation
10 11 (9.02%) Risk Management
10 11 (9.02%) TDD
10 11 (9.02%) UML
10 11 (9.02%) Mobile Application Development
11 10 (8.20%) Project Planning
12 9 (7.38%) Web Development
12 9 (7.38%) Kanban
12 9 (7.38%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 39 (31.97%) SQL
2 37 (30.33%) C#
3 24 (19.67%) C++
4 18 (14.75%) C
5 15 (12.30%) Java
6 11 (9.02%) VC++
7 10 (8.20%) Embedded C
8 6 (4.92%) XAML
8 6 (4.92%) Objective-C
9 5 (4.10%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.46%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.46%) COBOL
11 2 (1.64%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.82%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (55.74%) Degree
2 18 (14.75%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.46%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.46%) IRCA
6 2 (1.64%) ISEB
6 2 (1.64%) MBCS
6 2 (1.64%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.82%) CGEIT
7 1 (0.82%) CRISC
7 1 (0.82%) CISSP
7 1 (0.82%) MCSD
7 1 (0.82%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.82%) CISA
7 1 (0.82%) CISM
7 1 (0.82%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (60.66%) ISO 9001
2 28 (22.95%) QA
3 15 (12.30%) ISO 9000
4 9 (7.38%) IEC 61508
5 8 (6.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (3.28%) DO-178B
7 3 (2.46%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.82%) WAI
8 1 (0.82%) SLA
8 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (27.87%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.74%) Oracle
3 4 (3.28%) Tableau
3 4 (3.28%) HP
3 4 (3.28%) Dell
3 4 (3.28%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (3.28%) Symantec
4 3 (2.46%) Micro Focus
4 3 (2.46%) IBM
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