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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TickIT
Rank 861 808 807
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -1
Permanent jobs citing TickIT 18 64 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.062% 0.064%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.16% 0.61% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 17 46 52
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £52,300 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -6.66%

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
11068 10529 11270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.50% 10.15% 10.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8632 8112 9202
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,375 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -

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 27 January 2015 within the UK.

TickIT Salary Histogram in the UK

TickIT
Top 15 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 27 January 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
(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 -43 18 £40,000 -4.76% 6
East Midlands 0 13 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Leicestershire +9 6 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire +7 6 £44,500 +11.25% 1
Nottingham +2 6 £44,500 +11.25% 1
Warwickshire -9 6 £40,000 +23.07%
West Midlands -12 6 £40,000 +23.07%
South West -18 3 £34,775 -20.05%
South East -37 2 £57,500 +10.57%
Hampshire - 2 £57,500 -
Bristol - 2 £34,388 -
Derbyshire +12 1 £47,500 +111.11%
Gloucestershire -11 1 £42,500 -2.85%
Ilkeston - 1 £47,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £57,500 -

TickIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 50 (92.59%) ISO 9001
2 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (40.74%) SQL
4 21 (38.89%) Finance
4 21 (38.89%) Degree
5 20 (37.04%) QA
6 18 (33.33%) Windows
7 17 (31.48%) Windows XP
7 17 (31.48%) Identity Management
7 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (31.48%) Biometrics
7 17 (31.48%) Smartcard
7 17 (31.48%) Windows Vista
7 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (31.48%) Automated Testing
7 17 (31.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 17 (31.48%) Mobile App
7 17 (31.48%) Cyber Security
8 12 (22.22%) Quality Management
8 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 11 (20.37%) Configuration Management
10 10 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 10 (18.52%) C++
10 10 (18.52%) PCI DSS
11 9 (16.67%) Business Analysis
11 9 (16.67%) Coaching
12 8 (14.81%) Mobile Banking
12 8 (14.81%) Mobile Payment
12 8 (14.81%) Banking
12 8 (14.81%) Mathematics

TickIT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Subversion
1 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (38.89%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Banking
3 6 (11.11%) Aerospace
4 5 (9.26%) Military
5 3 (5.56%) Advertising
6 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Test Engineer
2 12 (22.22%) QA Engineer
2 12 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 12 (22.22%) Quality Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Software Quality Engineer
5 8 (14.81%) Software Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Quality Manager
6 6 (11.11%) Team Leader
6 6 (11.11%) Development Team Leader
7 5 (9.26%) Software Development Team Leader
7 5 (9.26%) Software Team Leader
8 3 (5.56%) Business Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.56%) QA Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) .NET
2 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.41%) Ajax
3 4 (7.41%) jQuery
3 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (5.56%) HTML
4 3 (5.56%) CSS
5 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) Mobile App
1 17 (31.48%) Biometrics
1 17 (31.48%) Smartcard
2 8 (14.81%) Mobile Banking
2 8 (14.81%) Mobile Payment
2 8 (14.81%) Mathematics
2 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.56%) Telematics
5 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.70%) PMI
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.85%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Windows
2 17 (31.48%) Windows XP
2 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (31.48%) Windows Vista
2 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (31.48%) Automated Testing
2 17 (31.48%) Identity Management
2 17 (31.48%) Cyber Security
3 12 (22.22%) Quality Management
4 11 (20.37%) Configuration Management
5 9 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 9 (16.67%) Coaching
6 8 (14.81%) Mobile Commerce
7 7 (12.96%) CMMI
7 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.96%) People Management
7 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
8 5 (9.26%) Unit Testing
8 5 (9.26%) Change Management
9 3 (5.56%) ITIL
9 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.56%) System Testing
9 3 (5.56%) Time Management
9 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.74%) SQL
2 10 (18.52%) C++
3 8 (14.81%) Java
3 8 (14.81%) Python
4 5 (9.26%) C#
5 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.56%) C
7 1 (1.85%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (38.89%) Degree
2 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.85%) MCTS
6 1 (1.85%) MCITP
6 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (92.59%) ISO 9001
2 20 (37.04%) QA
3 17 (31.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 12207
4 10 (18.52%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.85%) DO-178B
5 1 (1.85%) ISO 9002
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) Perforce
3 1 (1.85%) Red Gate
3 1 (1.85%) Citrix
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle
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