The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TickIT
Rank 841 816 868
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +52
Permanent jobs citing TickIT 76 67 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.060% 0.044%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.61% 0.60% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 67 42 45
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -12.50%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12470 11168 11342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.28% 10.06% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9740 8873 9339
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 April 2014 within the UK.

TickIT Salary Histogram in the UK

TickIT
Top 30 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -40 73 £40,000 -11.11% 7
East Midlands -13 35 £40,000 -11.11%
West Midlands +20 25 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Warwickshire +23 19 £40,000 -15.78%
Leicestershire -9 19 £40,000 -20.00%
Nottingham +9 15 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire +3 15 £40,000 -
South East -21 12 £41,250 +3.12% 1
South West -7 11 £40,000 +14.28%
Gloucestershire +13 9 £40,000 -8.57%
Cheltenham - 9 £40,000 -
Worcestershire +5 6 £35,000 - 1
Malvern -1 5 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 5 £50,000 - 2
London -48 4 - - 2
Kent - 4 - - 1
City of London - 4 - - 2
Worthing 0 3 £42,500 +6.25%
West Sussex -7 3 £42,500 +6.25%
West Yorkshire - 3 £75,000 -
Surrey - 3 £37,500 -
Leeds - 3 £75,000 -
Farnham - 3 £37,500 -
Hove - 2 £44,908 -
Sheffield - 2 £47,500 - 2
East Sussex - 2 £44,908 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £47,500 - 2
Dorset -5 1 £35,000 -
Derby -15 1 £23,500 -32.85%
Derbyshire -18 1 £23,500 -32.85%

TickIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 92 (63.89%) ISO 9001
2 76 (52.78%) Windows
3 73 (50.69%) C#
4 60 (41.67%) SQL
4 60 (41.67%) Degree
5 46 (31.94%) Software Engineering
6 42 (29.17%) .NET
7 41 (28.47%) Configuration Management
7 41 (28.47%) Mobile App
8 38 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (24.31%) Finance
10 33 (22.92%) Microsoft
10 33 (22.92%) MS Excel
11 31 (21.53%) C++
12 28 (19.44%) Smartcard
12 28 (19.44%) Identity Management
12 28 (19.44%) Cyber Security
13 27 (18.75%) Computer Science
13 27 (18.75%) SQL Server
14 26 (18.06%) Web Services
14 26 (18.06%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (17.36%) SharePoint
16 24 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
16 24 (16.67%) C
16 24 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
17 23 (15.97%) ASP.NET
18 22 (15.28%) UML
18 22 (15.28%) Java
18 22 (15.28%) Biometrics
18 22 (15.28%) Data Warehouse

TickIT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (17.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.69%) WinCC
Applications
1 33 (22.92%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.42%) MS Office
3 8 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.78%) MS Project
5 1 (0.69%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 8 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.28%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (13.89%) OLAP
5 19 (13.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 19 (13.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (13.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (5.56%) OLTP
6 8 (5.56%) MySQL
6 8 (5.56%) QlikView
7 7 (4.86%) SQLite
8 4 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (2.78%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.78%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (9.03%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (4.86%) PhoneGap
3 2 (1.39%) PVCS
3 2 (1.39%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (24.31%) Finance
2 17 (11.81%) Aerospace
3 11 (7.64%) Publishing
3 11 (7.64%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.17%) Military
4 6 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.78%) Marketing
6 2 (1.39%) Advertising
7 1 (0.69%) Czech Language
7 1 (0.69%) German Language
7 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (31.25%) Developer
2 33 (22.92%) Software Engineer
3 24 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 22 (15.28%) Project Manager
5 19 (13.19%) SQL Developer
6 18 (12.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 18 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
6 18 (12.50%) Test Engineer
6 18 (12.50%) Applications Developer
7 17 (11.81%) Senior SQL Developer
8 9 (6.25%) Development Manager
8 9 (6.25%) Team Leader
9 8 (5.56%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.86%) Software Manager
10 7 (4.86%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
10 7 (4.86%) Senior Applications Developer
11 5 (3.47%) .NET Team Leader
11 5 (3.47%) Test Manager
11 5 (3.47%) Software Development Manager
11 5 (3.47%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (29.17%) .NET
2 26 (18.06%) Web Services
3 23 (15.97%) ASP.NET
4 19 (13.19%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 19 (13.19%) MDX
5 14 (9.72%) WPF
6 11 (7.64%) CSS
6 11 (7.64%) HTML
7 7 (4.86%) JSON
7 7 (4.86%) Sencha Touch
7 7 (4.86%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (4.86%) Apache Cordova
8 6 (4.17%) MFC
8 6 (4.17%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.78%) CSS3
9 4 (2.78%) HTML5
10 3 (2.08%) XML
11 1 (0.69%) Silverlight
11 1 (0.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (28.47%) Mobile App
2 28 (19.44%) Smartcard
3 27 (18.75%) Computer Science
4 22 (15.28%) Biometrics
5 12 (8.33%) CAN bus
6 11 (7.64%) Telematics
6 11 (7.64%) PKI
6 11 (7.64%) Blackberry
7 10 (6.94%) Digital Media
8 7 (4.86%) iPhone
9 4 (2.78%) PMI
9 4 (2.78%) Social Media
10 3 (2.08%) iSeries
10 3 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (2.08%) SCADA
10 3 (2.08%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.39%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.69%) Physics
12 1 (0.69%) Chemistry
12 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 76 (52.78%) Windows
2 24 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 24 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (12.50%) Android
4 17 (11.81%) Windows XP
4 17 (11.81%) Windows Vista
5 15 (10.42%) Linux
6 14 (9.72%) Windows Mobile
7 11 (7.64%) Windows Phone 8
7 11 (7.64%) Windows Phone
7 11 (7.64%) Apple iOS
8 6 (4.17%) VxWorks
9 5 (3.47%) UNIX
10 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.94%) Software Engineering
2 41 (28.47%) Configuration Management
3 38 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (19.44%) Identity Management
4 28 (19.44%) Cyber Security
5 26 (18.06%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (15.28%) UML
7 21 (14.58%) Service Delivery
8 20 (13.89%) PRINCE2
9 19 (13.19%) Web Development
10 18 (12.50%) Android Development
11 17 (11.81%) Automated Testing
12 16 (11.11%) Logistics
13 13 (9.03%) Mobile Application Development
13 13 (9.03%) ITIL
13 13 (9.03%) Scrum
13 13 (9.03%) Project Management
14 12 (8.33%) ETL
15 10 (6.94%) CMMI
16 8 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 73 (50.69%) C#
2 60 (41.67%) SQL
3 31 (21.53%) C++
4 24 (16.67%) C
5 22 (15.28%) Java
6 17 (11.81%) Embedded C
7 11 (7.64%) T-SQL
7 11 (7.64%) XAML
7 11 (7.64%) Objective-C
8 8 (5.56%) VB.NET
9 7 (4.86%) JavaScript
10 6 (4.17%) VC++
11 3 (2.08%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.08%) COBOL
12 1 (0.69%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.69%) Fortran
12 1 (0.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 60 (41.67%) Degree
2 10 (6.94%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (5.56%) Chartered Engineer
5 5 (3.47%) MCSD
6 4 (2.78%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.08%) ISEB
7 3 (2.08%) HNC
8 2 (1.39%) MBCS
9 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (63.89%) ISO 9001
2 17 (11.81%) IEC 61508
2 17 (11.81%) QA
3 12 (8.33%) ISO 9000
4 7 (4.86%) DO-178B
5 4 (2.78%) SLA
6 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 12207
6 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
6 1 (0.69%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.94%) Oracle
3 8 (5.56%) MicroStrategy
3 8 (5.56%) Tableau
4 7 (4.86%) Sencha
5 4 (2.78%) Symantec
5 4 (2.78%) HP
5 4 (2.78%) Dell
6 3 (2.08%) IBM
6 3 (2.08%) Micro Focus
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Salary: Excellent + package
Posted: 29 days ago