The table below looks at the statistics 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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TickIT
Rank 875 830 830
Rank change year-on-year
-45 0
Permanent jobs citing TickIT 34 66 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.060% 0.067%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.29% 0.59% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 32 47 55
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11870 11103 11855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.43% 10.03% 10.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9342 8606 9663
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 November 2014 within the UK.

TickIT Salary Histogram in the UK

TickIT
Top 21 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 November 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
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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 -30 33 £40,000 -20.00% 2
East Midlands -16 16 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Leicestershire -1 10 £40,000 -20.00%
Warwickshire -3 10 £40,000 -20.00%
West Midlands -8 10 £40,000 -20.00%
North East - 10 £45,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 9 £45,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire +2 4 £41,250 - 1
Nottingham 0 4 £41,250 - 1
South West - 4 £38,638 -
East of England -8 3 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £52,500 -
Bristol - 2 £34,388 -
Ilkeston - 1 £47,500 -
Lincoln - 1 £47,500 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £47,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 £47,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £42,500 -
Somerset - 1 £55,000 -
Bath - 1 £55,000 -

TickIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 52 (82.54%) ISO 9001
2 30 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (47.62%) Degree
3 28 (44.44%) Finance
4 24 (38.10%) QA
4 24 (38.10%) SQL
4 24 (38.10%) Windows
5 22 (34.92%) Windows XP
5 22 (34.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (34.92%) Biometrics
5 22 (34.92%) Smartcard
5 22 (34.92%) Identity Management
5 22 (34.92%) Windows Vista
5 22 (34.92%) Automated Testing
5 22 (34.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (34.92%) Mobile App
5 22 (34.92%) Cyber Security
6 19 (30.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (19.05%) C++
8 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
8 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
9 10 (15.87%) ISO/IEC 12207
9 10 (15.87%) Aerospace
9 10 (15.87%) Mathematics
9 10 (15.87%) PCI DSS
10 9 (14.29%) Computer Science
10 9 (14.29%) Banking
11 8 (12.70%) Mobile Banking
11 8 (12.70%) Mobile Payment
11 8 (12.70%) CMMI

TickIT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Office
1 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Subversion
1 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.59%) NUnit
General
1 28 (44.44%) Finance
2 10 (15.87%) Aerospace
3 9 (14.29%) Banking
4 6 (9.52%) Military
5 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.59%) Electronics
6 1 (1.59%) Automotive
6 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (34.92%) Test Engineer
2 14 (22.22%) Quality Engineer
3 13 (20.63%) Software Engineer
3 13 (20.63%) QA Engineer
4 10 (15.87%) Developer
5 9 (14.29%) Software Quality Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Quality Manager
8 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.76%) QA Manager
9 3 (4.76%) Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Development Team Leader
9 3 (4.76%) Project Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.76%) Business Manager
10 2 (3.17%) Software Development Team Leader
10 2 (3.17%) Software Project Manager
10 2 (3.17%) Software Manager
10 2 (3.17%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) .NET
2 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.17%) MFC
3 2 (3.17%) Ajax
3 2 (3.17%) jQuery
3 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.59%) CSS
4 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.92%) Biometrics
1 22 (34.92%) Smartcard
1 22 (34.92%) Mobile App
2 10 (15.87%) Mathematics
3 9 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 8 (12.70%) Mobile Banking
4 8 (12.70%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) PMI
6 1 (1.59%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (1.59%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.59%) Physics
6 1 (1.59%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.10%) Windows
2 22 (34.92%) Windows XP
2 22 (34.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 22 (34.92%) Windows Vista
2 22 (34.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (34.92%) Automated Testing
2 22 (34.92%) Identity Management
2 22 (34.92%) Cyber Security
3 8 (12.70%) Quality Management
3 8 (12.70%) CMMI
3 8 (12.70%) Mobile Commerce
4 7 (11.11%) Coaching
5 6 (9.52%) ITIL
5 6 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 6 (9.52%) Business Analysis
6 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2
6 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
6 5 (7.94%) Change Management
7 4 (6.35%) eTOM
7 4 (6.35%) Project Planning
7 4 (6.35%) People Management
7 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.10%) SQL
2 12 (19.05%) C++
3 8 (12.70%) Java
3 8 (12.70%) Python
4 5 (7.94%) C#
5 4 (6.35%) C
6 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.17%) VC++
7 1 (1.59%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 30 (47.62%) Degree
2 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.59%) CISA
5 1 (1.59%) CISM
5 1 (1.59%) IRCA
5 1 (1.59%) CISSP
5 1 (1.59%) CGEIT
5 1 (1.59%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (82.54%) ISO 9001
2 24 (38.10%) QA
3 19 (30.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (15.87%) ISO/IEC 12207
4 10 (15.87%) PCI DSS
5 2 (3.17%) ISO 9000
6 1 (1.59%) ISO 14001
6 1 (1.59%) ISO 9002
6 1 (1.59%) SLA
6 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.59%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.17%) Perforce
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle
3 1 (1.59%) Citrix
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