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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TickIT
Rank 853 881 794
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -87
Permanent jobs citing TickIT 40 26 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.023% 0.074%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.34% 0.21% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 33 23 40
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%

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
11772 12262 10873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.75% 10.69% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9379 9451 8545
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 August 2015 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 28 August 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
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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 +17 38 £47,500 +18.75% 8
South East +22 11 £47,500 +48.43% 3
East Midlands -2 11 £40,000 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 10 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 9 £40,000 -
Cambridge +20 6 - -
London +17 6 £72,500 +123.07% 2
Cambridgeshire +16 6 - -
East of England +1 6 - -
Walton-on-Thames - 6 £45,000 -
Surrey - 6 £45,000 -
Berkshire +15 5 £50,500 +12.22% 3
City of London - 5 £72,500 -
Reading - 4 £50,000 - 2
West Midlands -15 2 £79,000 +97.50%
Wales - 2 £50,000 -
Llandrindod Wells - 2 £50,000 -
Powys - 2 £50,000 -
South West - 2 £47,500 -
Mid Wales - 2 £50,000 -
Malvern -1 1 £48,000 +12.94%
Leicestershire -2 1 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Worcestershire -3 1 £48,000 +12.94%
Birmingham - 1 £110,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £51,000 - 1
Dorset - 1 £52,500 -
Bristol - 1 £42,500 -

TickIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 42 (63.64%) ISO 9001
2 30 (45.45%) C#
3 27 (40.91%) Software Engineering
4 23 (34.85%) Degree
5 20 (30.30%) .NET
6 19 (28.79%) SQL
6 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (27.27%) Configuration Management
7 18 (27.27%) QA
7 18 (27.27%) Unit Testing
8 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
9 14 (21.21%) C++
9 14 (21.21%) Computer Science
9 14 (21.21%) SDLC
10 12 (18.18%) Telematics
10 12 (18.18%) C
11 11 (16.67%) Windows
11 11 (16.67%) ITIL
12 10 (15.15%) HTML
12 10 (15.15%) ISO 9000
12 10 (15.15%) CMMI
13 9 (13.64%) Quality Management
13 9 (13.64%) T-SQL
13 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET
14 8 (12.12%) Retail
15 7 (10.61%) Asset Management
15 7 (10.61%) Logistics
15 7 (10.61%) MVC
15 7 (10.61%) Finance

TickIT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) SPSS
2 3 (4.55%) MS Office
3 2 (3.03%) Simulink
3 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP PS
1 1 (1.52%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.52%) SAP PM
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) GSM
1 6 (9.09%) WAN
2 4 (6.06%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) Big Data
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.55%) MySQL
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.06%) ERwin
3 2 (3.03%) GCC
3 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (12.12%) Retail
2 7 (10.61%) Finance
3 6 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.55%) Automotive
5 2 (3.03%) Publishing
5 2 (3.03%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.03%) Billing
6 1 (1.52%) Electronics
6 1 (1.52%) Military
6 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (31.82%) Software Engineer
2 15 (22.73%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) Software Manager
4 7 (10.61%) Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 6 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Software Project Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Head of IT
5 6 (9.09%) Head of Operations
5 6 (9.09%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
6 5 (7.58%) Test Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Technical Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Quality Manager
8 3 (4.55%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.55%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (30.30%) .NET
2 10 (15.15%) HTML
3 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET
4 6 (9.09%) WPF
5 5 (7.58%) jQuery
5 5 (7.58%) Qt
5 5 (7.58%) CSS
6 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 3 (4.55%) Ajax
7 2 (3.03%) Web Services
7 2 (3.03%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Computer Science
2 12 (18.18%) Telematics
3 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.09%) CAN bus
4 6 (9.09%) Mobile Computing
4 6 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 6 (9.09%) CMDB
5 4 (6.06%) iPhone
5 4 (6.06%) Smart Meter
5 4 (6.06%) Replication
6 3 (4.55%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.52%) PMI
7 1 (1.52%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) Windows Mobile
2 4 (6.06%) Android
3 2 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) Software Engineering
2 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 18 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 14 (21.21%) SDLC
5 11 (16.67%) ITIL
6 10 (15.15%) CMMI
7 9 (13.64%) Quality Management
8 7 (10.61%) Project Management
8 7 (10.61%) MVC
8 7 (10.61%) Logistics
8 7 (10.61%) Asset Management
8 7 (10.61%) Line Management
8 7 (10.61%) QMS
8 7 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (10.61%) Change Control
9 6 (9.09%) Time Management
9 6 (9.09%) TDD
9 6 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (9.09%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (45.45%) C#
2 19 (28.79%) SQL
3 14 (21.21%) C++
4 12 (18.18%) C
5 9 (13.64%) T-SQL
6 6 (9.09%) Java
7 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.55%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.03%) Embedded C++
9 2 (3.03%) Assembly Language
9 2 (3.03%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.52%) R
10 1 (1.52%) VC++
Qualifications
1 23 (34.85%) Degree
2 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.06%) CITP
3 4 (6.06%) Chartered Engineer
4 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.55%) MCTS
4 3 (4.55%) MCITP
5 1 (1.52%) CISSP
5 1 (1.52%) CGEIT
5 1 (1.52%) CRISC
5 1 (1.52%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.52%) CISA
5 1 (1.52%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (63.64%) ISO 9001
2 18 (27.27%) QA
3 10 (15.15%) ISO 9000
4 4 (6.06%) IEC 61508
5 1 (1.52%) DO-178B
5 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.52%) ISO 14001
5 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle
2 3 (4.55%) Red Gate
3 1 (1.52%) SAP
3 1 (1.52%) EMC
Reading
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £60000 to £67,000 + £5800 Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Twist IT
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Deloitte
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £50-£55,000 + £5800 Car Allowance and benefits
Posted: 12 days ago