The table below looks at the statistics for TickIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TickIT over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TickIT
Rank 215 201 202
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs citing TickIT 2 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.036% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.35% 2.73% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 9
Average salary £79,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+97.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
577 440 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.30% 8.15% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 448 364 379
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

TickIT
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TickIT across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

TickIT Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TickIT across the West Midlands region.

TickIT Salary Trend in the West Midlands

TickIT
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TickIT across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

TickIT Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TickIT within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Worcestershire -1 1 £48,000 +12.94%
Birmingham - 1 £110,000 -
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England

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Top 24 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) C++
1 6 (85.71%) Pharmaceutical
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
1 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
1 6 (85.71%) WPF
1 6 (85.71%) Unit Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (85.71%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) Qt
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) MFC
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) VC++
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) eTOM
4 1 (14.29%) CMMI
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (85.71%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Senior Software Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) C++ Software Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Qt Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) WPF
2 5 (71.43%) Qt
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
1 6 (85.71%) Unit Testing
1 6 (85.71%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) eTOM
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) CMMI
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree