Period
to 7 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for DBS Check qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 7 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
Central London > City of London
6 months to
7 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 255 - 328
Rank change year-on-year - +328 +25
Permanent jobs citing DBS Check 7 0 2
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.11% - 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 2
10th Percentile £37,718 " £32,554
25th Percentile £39,732 " £32,636
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 - £34,544
75th Percentile £54,654 " £36,908
90th Percentile £59,085 " £37,263
Central London median annual salary £47,500 - £40,000

DBS Check is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 923 774 1,721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.88% 18.90% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 794 662 1,464
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,575 £29,250
25th Percentile £52,125 £51,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £104,625 £95,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +0.81%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing DBS Check as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for DBS Check in the City of London

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Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DBS Check in the City of London.

Salary trend for DBS Check in the City of London

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Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing DBS Check in the City of London over the 6 months to 7 December 2021.

Salary histogram for DBS Check in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 December 2021, IT jobs citing DBS Check also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for DBS Check.

1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Azure
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Redis
2 3 (42.86%) Dynatrace
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) JMeter
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) HTTP
3 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Classic ASP
3 2 (28.57%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) Docker
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) Razor View Engine

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Azure
2 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (42.86%) Redis
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) JMeter
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Fiddler
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) REST Assured
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (28.57%) Public Sector
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
1 2 (28.57%) Classic ASP
1 2 (28.57%) Django
1 2 (28.57%) Laravel
1 2 (28.57%) Node.js
1 2 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
1 2 (28.57%) REST
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) User Research
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Clean Code
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Maintenance
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
4 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Dynatrace
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) VMware