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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TickIT
Rank 868 798 827
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +29
Permanent jobs citing TickIT 26 82 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.076% 0.064%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.21% 0.74% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 23 40 49
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,445
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +23.62%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,445
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +23.62%

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
12201 11040 12310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.64% 10.21% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 9404 8680 10125
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 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 August 2014 within the UK.

TickIT Salary Histogram in the UK

TickIT
Top 26 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 August 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 -109 25 £40,000 -20.00% 3
West Midlands +1 12 £40,000 -20.00%
Warwickshire +14 11 £40,000 -20.00%
Leicestershire +2 11 £40,000 -20.00%
East Midlands -42 11 £40,000 -20.00% 1
South East -32 4 £32,000 +1.58% 2
East of England - 4 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £50,000 -
South Yorkshire -13 2 £47,500 -
Yorkshire -34 2 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Aylesbury - 2 - -
Berkshire +1 1 £45,000 -
Newbury -1 1 £45,000 -
London -23 1 £32,500 -53.57%
Luton - 1 £57,500 -
Malvern - 1 £42,500 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £45,000 -
Upminster - 1 £32,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £57,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £19,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £42,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £45,000 -
Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
North East - 1 £45,000 -

TickIT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 66 (60.00%) ISO 9001
2 60 (54.55%) Degree
3 49 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (41.82%) Windows
5 42 (38.18%) Finance
6 37 (33.64%) Software Engineering
6 37 (33.64%) Mobile App
7 35 (31.82%) SQL
8 33 (30.00%) QA
9 32 (29.09%) Microsoft
10 29 (26.36%) C#
11 28 (25.45%) .NET
11 28 (25.45%) MS Excel
12 26 (23.64%) Smartcard
12 26 (23.64%) Identity Management
12 26 (23.64%) Cyber Security
13 25 (22.73%) Windows Vista
14 24 (21.82%) Automated Testing
14 24 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
14 24 (21.82%) Configuration Management
14 24 (21.82%) Windows XP
14 24 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
14 24 (21.82%) Biometrics
15 21 (19.09%) Scrum
16 20 (18.18%) C++
17 19 (17.27%) Security Cleared
18 18 (16.36%) Computer Science
18 18 (16.36%) PRINCE2
19 16 (14.55%) Aerospace
20 14 (12.73%) Change Management

TickIT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (7.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.91%) WinCC
Applications
1 28 (25.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.27%) MS Office
3 4 (3.64%) MS Project
4 1 (0.91%) Simulink
4 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.55%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.91%) DVB
2 1 (0.91%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 6 (5.45%) OLAP
4 3 (2.73%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.73%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.82%) QlikView
5 2 (1.82%) MySQL
5 2 (1.82%) OLTP
6 1 (0.91%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (10.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.73%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.82%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (1.82%) PVCS
4 1 (0.91%) NUnit
4 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (38.18%) Finance
2 16 (14.55%) Aerospace
3 10 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.36%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.55%) Military
6 3 (2.73%) Automotive
7 2 (1.82%) Electronics
7 2 (1.82%) Banking
7 2 (1.82%) Publishing
8 1 (0.91%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.91%) Marketing
8 1 (0.91%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.91%) German Language
8 1 (0.91%) Advertising
8 1 (0.91%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (29.09%) Software Engineer
2 24 (21.82%) Test Engineer
3 15 (13.64%) Developer
4 14 (12.73%) Project Manager
5 11 (10.00%) Quality Engineer
6 9 (8.18%) Consultant
7 6 (5.45%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.45%) SQL Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Software Quality Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Senior SQL Developer
8 5 (4.55%) QA Manager
8 5 (4.55%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Quality Manager
9 4 (3.64%) Team Leader
9 4 (3.64%) QA Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) .NET Software Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Software Manager
10 3 (2.73%) Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.45%) .NET
2 11 (10.00%) MFC
3 9 (8.18%) CSS
3 9 (8.18%) HTML
3 9 (8.18%) HTML5
3 9 (8.18%) CSS3
4 6 (5.45%) MDX
4 6 (5.45%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 3 (2.73%) XML
5 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.82%) Web Services
6 2 (1.82%) WPF
7 1 (0.91%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.91%) WCF
7 1 (0.91%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (33.64%) Mobile App
2 26 (23.64%) Smartcard
3 24 (21.82%) Biometrics
4 18 (16.36%) Computer Science
5 9 (8.18%) Social Media
6 7 (6.36%) Management Information System
7 5 (4.55%) Mathematics
8 4 (3.64%) Telematics
8 4 (3.64%) CAN bus
9 3 (2.73%) iSeries
10 2 (1.82%) Physics
10 2 (1.82%) Chemistry
10 2 (1.82%) SCADA
10 2 (1.82%) PKI
10 2 (1.82%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.82%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.82%) PMI
10 2 (1.82%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.91%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 46 (41.82%) Windows
2 25 (22.73%) Windows Vista
3 24 (21.82%) Windows XP
3 24 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.64%) UNIX
5 3 (2.73%) VxWorks
6 2 (1.82%) Linux
6 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.82%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (1.82%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.64%) Software Engineering
3 26 (23.64%) Identity Management
3 26 (23.64%) Cyber Security
4 24 (21.82%) Configuration Management
4 24 (21.82%) Automated Testing
5 21 (19.09%) Scrum
6 18 (16.36%) PRINCE2
7 14 (12.73%) Change Management
8 12 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 11 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 11 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 11 (10.00%) TDD
9 11 (10.00%) CMMI
9 11 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
10 10 (9.09%) Project Planning
11 9 (8.18%) Kanban
11 9 (8.18%) Rapid Prototyping
11 9 (8.18%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (31.82%) SQL
2 29 (26.36%) C#
3 20 (18.18%) C++
4 14 (12.73%) C
5 12 (10.91%) Java
6 11 (10.00%) VC++
7 6 (5.45%) Embedded C
8 3 (2.73%) COBOL
9 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.82%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.82%) XAML
9 2 (1.82%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.91%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.91%) Python
Qualifications
1 60 (54.55%) Degree
2 19 (17.27%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.73%) IRCA
6 2 (1.82%) ISEB
6 2 (1.82%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.82%) MBCS
6 2 (1.82%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.91%) CGEIT
7 1 (0.91%) CRISC
7 1 (0.91%) CISA
7 1 (0.91%) CISM
7 1 (0.91%) MBA
7 1 (0.91%) CISSP
7 1 (0.91%) MCSD
7 1 (0.91%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (60.00%) ISO 9001
2 33 (30.00%) QA
3 14 (12.73%) ISO 9000
4 9 (8.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (4.55%) IEC 61508
6 4 (3.64%) DO-178B
7 3 (2.73%) ISO 14001
8 2 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 12207
9 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
9 1 (0.91%) ISO 9002
9 1 (0.91%) SLA
9 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.91%) WAI
9 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (29.09%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.36%) Oracle
3 4 (3.64%) Symantec
3 4 (3.64%) HP
3 4 (3.64%) Dell
4 3 (2.73%) Micro Focus
4 3 (2.73%) IBM
5 2 (1.82%) Tableau
5 2 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.91%) Citrix
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago