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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TickIT
Rank 872 809 823
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +14
Permanent jobs citing TickIT 33 64 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.060% 0.060%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.27% 0.59% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 29 41 47
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.04%

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
12069 10762 12379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.58% 10.11% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 9314 8437 10190
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 £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,473
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -53 32 £40,000 -20.00% 8
West Midlands -10 13 £40,000 -20.00% 1
East Midlands -26 13 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Leicestershire +10 12 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Warwickshire +8 12 £40,000 -20.00%
North East - 8 £45,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 7 £45,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £45,000 -
East of England - 4 £50,000 - 3
South East -14 3 £45,000 +5.88%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £50,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Aylesbury - 2 - -
Newbury +8 1 £45,000 -
Berkshire -5 1 £45,000 -
London -13 1 £32,500 -53.57%
South West -44 1 £55,000 +69.23%
Luton - 1 £57,500 -
Malvern - 1 £42,500 -
Bath - 1 £55,000 -
Lincoln - 1 £47,500 -
Upminster - 1 £32,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £57,500 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £47,500 -
Somerset - 1 £55,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £42,500 -
Midlands - 1 £47,500 -

TickIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 60 (64.52%) ISO 9001
2 51 (54.84%) Degree
3 44 (47.31%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (44.09%) Finance
5 37 (39.78%) Windows
6 34 (36.56%) QA
6 34 (36.56%) Mobile App
7 30 (32.26%) Software Engineering
8 29 (31.18%) SQL
9 26 (27.96%) Windows Vista
10 25 (26.88%) Automated Testing
10 25 (26.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (26.88%) Cyber Security
10 25 (26.88%) Windows XP
10 25 (26.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (26.88%) Biometrics
10 25 (26.88%) Smartcard
10 25 (26.88%) Identity Management
11 23 (24.73%) Microsoft
12 20 (21.51%) .NET
13 18 (19.35%) MS Excel
13 18 (19.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 17 (18.28%) Security Cleared
14 17 (18.28%) Scrum
15 16 (17.20%) C++
16 15 (16.13%) Change Management
16 15 (16.13%) Aerospace
17 14 (15.05%) C#
17 14 (15.05%) Java
18 13 (13.98%) Configuration Management

TickIT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.60%) MS Office
3 1 (1.08%) MS Project
3 1 (1.08%) Simulink
3 1 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.08%) DVB
2 1 (1.08%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) OLAP
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.08%) OLTP
3 1 (1.08%) MySQL
3 1 (1.08%) QlikView
3 1 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.15%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (2.15%) PVCS
3 2 (2.15%) Subversion
3 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.08%) NUnit
General
1 41 (44.09%) Finance
2 15 (16.13%) Aerospace
3 6 (6.45%) Banking
4 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.38%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.38%) Military
5 3 (3.23%) Automotive
6 2 (2.15%) Electronics
7 1 (1.08%) Legal
7 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (32.26%) Software Engineer
2 25 (26.88%) Test Engineer
3 17 (18.28%) Quality Engineer
4 11 (11.83%) Project Manager
4 11 (11.83%) Software Quality Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) QA Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) Developer
6 9 (9.68%) Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.38%) Quality Manager
7 5 (5.38%) QA Manager
8 3 (3.23%) IT Auditor
8 3 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Analyst
8 3 (3.23%) Project Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Auditor
8 3 (3.23%) IT Security Auditor
9 2 (2.15%) Software Manager
9 2 (2.15%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (2.15%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.51%) .NET
2 9 (9.68%) HTML
2 9 (9.68%) CSS
2 9 (9.68%) HTML5
2 9 (9.68%) CSS3
3 7 (7.53%) MFC
4 3 (3.23%) XML
5 2 (2.15%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.15%) MDX
6 1 (1.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 34 (36.56%) Mobile App
2 25 (26.88%) Biometrics
2 25 (26.88%) Smartcard
3 13 (13.98%) Computer Science
4 9 (9.68%) Social Media
4 9 (9.68%) User Experience
5 8 (8.60%) Mathematics
6 7 (7.53%) Management Information System
7 5 (5.38%) Mobile Banking
7 5 (5.38%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (2.15%) CAN bus
8 2 (2.15%) Physics
8 2 (2.15%) Chemistry
9 1 (1.08%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (1.08%) W3C
9 1 (1.08%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.08%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (1.08%) iSeries
9 1 (1.08%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 37 (39.78%) Windows
2 26 (27.96%) Windows Vista
3 25 (26.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (26.88%) Windows XP
3 25 (26.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.23%) VxWorks
5 2 (2.15%) Linux
5 2 (2.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (47.31%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (32.26%) Software Engineering
3 25 (26.88%) Identity Management
3 25 (26.88%) Automated Testing
3 25 (26.88%) Cyber Security
4 17 (18.28%) Scrum
5 15 (16.13%) Change Management
6 13 (13.98%) Configuration Management
6 13 (13.98%) Risk Management
7 12 (12.90%) PRINCE2
8 11 (11.83%) CMMI
8 11 (11.83%) Test Automation
9 10 (10.75%) Project Planning
9 10 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (9.68%) Kanban
10 9 (9.68%) Rapid Prototyping
10 9 (9.68%) BDD
10 9 (9.68%) Progressive Enhancement
10 9 (9.68%) Performance Improvement
10 9 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (31.18%) SQL
2 16 (17.20%) C++
3 14 (15.05%) C#
3 14 (15.05%) Java
4 7 (7.53%) C
4 7 (7.53%) VC++
5 5 (5.38%) Python
6 3 (3.23%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.08%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.08%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.08%) COBOL
7 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (54.84%) Degree
2 17 (18.28%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.23%) IRCA
5 1 (1.08%) CISSP
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.08%) CISA
5 1 (1.08%) CISM
5 1 (1.08%) MBA
5 1 (1.08%) CGEIT
5 1 (1.08%) CRISC
5 1 (1.08%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (64.52%) ISO 9001
2 34 (36.56%) QA
3 18 (19.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (8.60%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 7 (7.53%) ISO 9000
5 7 (7.53%) PCI DSS
6 4 (4.30%) DO-178B
7 3 (3.23%) IEC 61508
7 3 (3.23%) ISO 14001
8 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
8 1 (1.08%) ISO 9002
8 1 (1.08%) SLA
8 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (1.08%) WAI
Vendors
1 23 (24.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle
3 2 (2.15%) Perforce
4 1 (1.08%) Tableau
4 1 (1.08%) IBM
4 1 (1.08%) HP
4 1 (1.08%) Dell
4 1 (1.08%) Citrix
4 1 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.08%) Symantec
4 1 (1.08%) Micro Focus
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