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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TickIT
Rank 876 819 800
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -19
Permanent jobs citing TickIT 21 71 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.065% 0.074%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.18% 0.65% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 21 46 62
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 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £55,000 £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
11682 10934 11662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.43% 9.99% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9196 8385 9540
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,500
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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

TickIT Salary Histogram in the UK

TickIT
Top 17 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 19 December 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 -52 21 £40,000 -20.00% 2
East Midlands -7 13 £40,000 -20.00%
Leicestershire -2 8 £40,000 -20.00%
Warwickshire -6 8 £40,000 -20.00%
West Midlands -11 8 £40,000 -20.00%
Nottinghamshire -3 4 £41,250 +10.00%
Nottingham -4 4 £41,250 +10.00%
South West -7 3 £34,775 -22.72% 2
Tyne and Wear - 3 £45,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £45,000 -
North East - 3 £45,000 -
East of England -19 2 £52,500 -8.69%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £52,500 -
Bristol - 2 £34,388 - 1
Derbyshire +15 1 £47,500 +111.11%
Gloucestershire -15 1 £42,500 -20.93%
Ilkeston - 1 £47,500 -

TickIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 47 (87.04%) ISO 9001
2 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (46.30%) Degree
4 24 (44.44%) Finance
5 21 (38.89%) SQL
5 21 (38.89%) Windows
6 20 (37.04%) QA
7 19 (35.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 19 (35.19%) Biometrics
7 19 (35.19%) Smartcard
7 19 (35.19%) Mobile App
7 19 (35.19%) Windows XP
7 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (35.19%) Windows Vista
7 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (35.19%) Cyber Security
7 19 (35.19%) Automated Testing
7 19 (35.19%) Identity Management
8 11 (20.37%) C++
9 10 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 12207
9 10 (18.52%) PCI DSS
10 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 9 (16.67%) Mathematics
10 9 (16.67%) Aerospace
10 9 (16.67%) Computer Science
10 9 (16.67%) Banking
10 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 8 (14.81%) Mobile Commerce
11 8 (14.81%) Java
11 8 (14.81%) Python

TickIT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.41%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Subversion
1 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (44.44%) Finance
2 9 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 9 (16.67%) Banking
3 5 (9.26%) Military
4 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Test Engineer
2 13 (24.07%) Software Engineer
3 12 (22.22%) Quality Engineer
3 12 (22.22%) QA Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Software Quality Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Software Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Quality Manager
7 3 (5.56%) QA Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Business Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Team Leader
7 3 (5.56%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (3.70%) Project Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Software Development Team Leader
8 2 (3.70%) Software Team Leader
8 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Analyst
9 1 (1.85%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.70%) Ajax
3 2 (3.70%) jQuery
3 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.85%) CSS
4 1 (1.85%) MFC
4 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) Biometrics
1 19 (35.19%) Smartcard
1 19 (35.19%) Mobile App
2 9 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 9 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 8 (14.81%) Mobile Banking
3 8 (14.81%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Physics
6 1 (1.85%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.85%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.89%) Windows
2 19 (35.19%) Windows XP
2 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2003
2 19 (35.19%) Windows Vista
2 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.19%) Automated Testing
2 19 (35.19%) Identity Management
2 19 (35.19%) Cyber Security
3 8 (14.81%) Mobile Commerce
4 7 (12.96%) Quality Management
5 6 (11.11%) CMMI
5 6 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 6 (11.11%) Coaching
6 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
6 5 (9.26%) ITIL
7 4 (7.41%) Change Management
7 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.41%) People Management
7 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.56%) eTOM
8 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.89%) SQL
2 11 (20.37%) C++
3 8 (14.81%) Java
3 8 (14.81%) Python
4 4 (7.41%) C#
5 3 (5.56%) C
6 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.85%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.85%) VC++
Qualifications
1 25 (46.30%) Degree
2 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.85%) CISA
4 1 (1.85%) CISM
4 1 (1.85%) IRCA
4 1 (1.85%) CISSP
4 1 (1.85%) CGEIT
4 1 (1.85%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (87.04%) ISO 9001
2 20 (37.04%) QA
3 19 (35.19%) 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 14001
5 1 (1.85%) ISO 9000
5 1 (1.85%) ISO 9002
5 1 (1.85%) SLA
5 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) Perforce
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Citrix
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