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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TickIT
Rank 907 937 893
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -44
Permanent jobs citing TickIT 23 18 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.017% 0.058%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.16% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 49
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £57,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -

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
12108 11577 11533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.08% 11.03% 10.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9615 9019 8870
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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 13 February 2016 within the UK.

TickIT Salary Histogram in the UK

TickIT
Top 19 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 13 February 2016. 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 +26 23 £46,250 +15.62% 1
South East +13 12 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Berkshire +12 10 £47,500 -17.39%
Reading - 8 £47,500 -
West Midlands -22 6 £30,000 -25.00%
Worcestershire - 6 £30,000 -
Malvern - 6 £30,000 -
East Midlands -9 3 £41,250 +3.12%
Derbyshire -3 2 £37,500 -21.05%
Bracknell - 2 £46,250 -
Shoreham-by-Sea - 2 £41,500 -
Matlock - 2 £37,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £41,500 -
Leicestershire -2 1 £45,000 +12.50%
South West -5 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
London - 1 £37,500 -
Leicester - 1 £45,000 -
Bath - 1 - -

TickIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 43 (63.24%) ISO 9001
2 41 (60.29%) Degree
3 37 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (39.71%) C#
5 26 (38.24%) CMMI
6 25 (36.76%) BusinessObjects
6 25 (36.76%) SPSS
6 25 (36.76%) ERwin
6 25 (36.76%) Oracle
6 25 (36.76%) ITIL
6 25 (36.76%) Data Management
6 25 (36.76%) TOGAF
6 25 (36.76%) Freedom of Information
6 25 (36.76%) CITP
6 25 (36.76%) Business Analysis
6 25 (36.76%) eTOM
6 25 (36.76%) Analytics
7 24 (35.29%) Big Data
7 24 (35.29%) Smart Meter
8 22 (32.35%) Software Engineering
8 22 (32.35%) ISO 9000
9 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
9 19 (27.94%) .NET
10 18 (26.47%) Information Management
11 16 (23.53%) Internet
11 16 (23.53%) Time Management
12 15 (22.06%) Retail
12 15 (22.06%) Finance
12 15 (22.06%) Predictive Analytics
13 12 (17.65%) Windows

TickIT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 25 (36.76%) SPSS
2 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
3 8 (11.76%) MS Office
4 4 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (10.29%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.47%) SAP PM
2 1 (1.47%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.53%) Internet
2 2 (2.94%) GPRS
2 2 (2.94%) GSM
2 2 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (36.76%) BusinessObjects
2 24 (35.29%) Big Data
3 6 (8.82%) Data Mining
3 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.94%) SQLite
5 1 (1.47%) GIS
Development Applications
1 25 (36.76%) ERwin
2 6 (8.82%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.94%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (22.06%) Finance
1 15 (22.06%) Retail
2 10 (14.71%) Publishing
3 7 (10.29%) Billing
4 4 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.94%) Avionics
6 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.47%) Law
7 1 (1.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (30.88%) Software Engineer
2 15 (22.06%) Analyst
2 15 (22.06%) Business Analyst
2 15 (22.06%) Lead Business Analyst
3 10 (14.71%) Information Manager
4 8 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Test Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Lead Software Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Graduate
7 3 (4.41%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Architect
8 2 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.94%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.94%) IT Risk Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Risk Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.94%) .NET
2 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.82%) HTML
3 6 (8.82%) WPF
4 4 (5.88%) Web Services
5 2 (2.94%) CSS
5 2 (2.94%) jQuery
5 2 (2.94%) Qt
6 1 (1.47%) Ajax
6 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 25 (36.76%) Freedom of Information
2 24 (35.29%) Smart Meter
3 11 (16.18%) Mobile App
4 10 (14.71%) Computer Science
4 10 (14.71%) Management Information System
4 10 (14.71%) Replication
5 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.88%) Telematics
7 2 (2.94%) CAN bus
7 2 (2.94%) Chemistry
7 2 (2.94%) iPhone
7 2 (2.94%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (2.94%) SCADA
8 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Android
2 2 (2.94%) Unix
2 2 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (38.24%) CMMI
3 25 (36.76%) Analytics
3 25 (36.76%) Business Analysis
3 25 (36.76%) Data Management
3 25 (36.76%) eTOM
3 25 (36.76%) ITIL
3 25 (36.76%) TOGAF
4 22 (32.35%) Software Engineering
5 18 (26.47%) Information Management
6 16 (23.53%) Time Management
7 15 (22.06%) Predictive Analytics
8 10 (14.71%) CRM
8 10 (14.71%) Data Architecture
8 10 (14.71%) Data Governance
8 10 (14.71%) Information Retrieval
8 10 (14.71%) Pattern Recognition
9 8 (11.76%) OO
9 8 (11.76%) Service Management
10 7 (10.29%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.71%) C#
2 10 (14.71%) C++
3 9 (13.24%) SQL
4 8 (11.76%) VB
5 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 41 (60.29%) Degree
2 25 (36.76%) CITP
3 3 (4.41%) CGEIT
3 3 (4.41%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (4.41%) CISA
3 3 (4.41%) CISM
3 3 (4.41%) CISSP
3 3 (4.41%) CRISC
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.47%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.47%) PMP
5 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (63.24%) ISO 9001
2 22 (32.35%) ISO 9000
3 4 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (4.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.47%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (36.76%) Oracle
2 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.29%) SAP