Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for DBS Check qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 816 943 965
Rank change year-on-year +127 +22 +93
Permanent jobs citing DBS Check 269 218 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 0.56% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 214 187 164
England median annual salary £39,500 £27,500 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.64% -14.73% +15.91%
10th Percentile £21,333 £19,800 £21,038
90th Percentile £62,038 £40,000 £52,000
UK median annual salary £38,250 £27,500 £32,250
% change year-on-year +39.09% -14.73% +15.91%

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 England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 34,085 38,653 43,383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.25% 23.83% 25.83%
Number of salaries quoted 25,138 30,190 34,669
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,775 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

DBS Check
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing DBS Check as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for DBS Check in England

DBS Check
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBS Check in England.

Salary trend for DBS Check in England

DBS Check
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBS Check in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for DBS Check in England

DBS Check
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBS Check within the England region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +77 79 £37,500 +36.36% 50
London +63 73 £41,615 +52.95% 25
South East +24 48 £37,500 +29.31% 19
Yorkshire +47 35 £40,000 +95.12% 27
North West +45 29 £29,242 +6.33% 15
South West +21 27 £42,500 +80.85% 7
Midlands +37 26 £41,500 +46.90% 13
East of England +6 16 £30,000 -1.60% 12
North East +20 15 £42,500 +6.25% 8
East Midlands +18 14 £36,500 +32.73% 4
West Midlands +46 12 £42,500 +45.30% 9
DBS Check
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for DBS Check.

1 80 (29.74%) Windows
2 75 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (25.65%) Microsoft
4 45 (16.73%) Active Directory
5 41 (15.24%) .NET
6 40 (14.87%) Finance
6 40 (14.87%) Windows Server
7 39 (14.50%) Degree
8 36 (13.38%) SQL
8 36 (13.38%) Project Management
9 35 (13.01%) Office 365
10 33 (12.27%) JavaScript
11 30 (11.15%) C#
11 30 (11.15%) Firewall
11 30 (11.15%) Web Development
12 28 (10.41%) HTML
12 28 (10.41%) SQL Server
13 27 (10.04%) Web Services
13 27 (10.04%) Mentoring
14 26 (9.67%) Coaching
14 26 (9.67%) Problem-Solving
15 25 (9.29%) QA
15 25 (9.29%) CSS
15 25 (9.29%) Java
16 24 (8.92%) Management Information System
16 24 (8.92%) VMware
17 23 (8.55%) Microsoft Office
18 22 (8.18%) MS Exchange
18 22 (8.18%) Continuous Improvement
19 21 (7.81%) Cybersecurity

DBS Check
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 22 (8.18%) MS Exchange
2 16 (5.95%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.46%) Skype for Business
4 10 (3.72%) CMS
5 8 (2.97%) Confluence
6 7 (2.60%) Apache Solr
6 7 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.23%) NServiceBus
8 5 (1.86%) IIS
8 5 (1.86%) nginx
9 4 (1.49%) Apache
9 4 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.74%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (8.55%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.49%) SPSS
2 4 (1.49%) Stata
3 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.86%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (13.01%) Office 365
2 18 (6.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.72%) PaaS
4 7 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.23%) G Suite
6 5 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 5 (1.86%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (1.86%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (1.86%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (1.86%) SaaS
6 5 (1.86%) Serverless
7 4 (1.49%) Force.com
7 4 (1.49%) GitHub
7 4 (1.49%) IaaS
8 3 (1.12%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (11.15%) Firewall
2 17 (6.32%) TCP/IP
3 16 (5.95%) SAN
4 13 (4.83%) DHCP
4 13 (4.83%) DNS
4 13 (4.83%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (4.83%) Wireless
5 12 (4.46%) VPN
6 10 (3.72%) LAN
7 9 (3.35%) WAN
8 8 (2.97%) NAS
8 8 (2.97%) VoIP
9 7 (2.60%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (2.23%) Intranet
11 5 (1.86%) DWDM
11 5 (1.86%) Ethernet
11 5 (1.86%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (1.86%) Internet
11 5 (1.86%) Skype
12 4 (1.49%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.35%) MySQL
2 9 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.23%) SSDT
5 5 (1.86%) Amazon Aurora
5 5 (1.86%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.49%) GIS
6 4 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.12%) Blockchain
7 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.74%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.74%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.37%) Power BI
9 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (4.09%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.72%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.35%) Cucumber
3 9 (3.35%) JUnit
3 9 (3.35%) Selenium
4 8 (2.97%) JIRA
4 8 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.60%) Bitbucket
5 7 (2.60%) GitLab
5 7 (2.60%) Gradle
5 7 (2.60%) Maven
5 7 (2.60%) Subversion
6 6 (2.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (1.86%) IDA Disassembler
7 5 (1.86%) OllyDbg
8 2 (0.74%) Gatling
8 2 (0.74%) JMeter
8 2 (0.74%) WebDriver
General
1 40 (14.87%) Finance
2 12 (4.46%) Retail
3 9 (3.35%) Marketing
4 6 (2.23%) Back Office
5 5 (1.86%) Advertising
5 5 (1.86%) Military
6 3 (1.12%) Billing
7 2 (0.74%) Games
7 2 (0.74%) Legal
7 2 (0.74%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.74%) Publishing
8 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.37%) Automotive
8 1 (0.37%) Local Government
8 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (21.19%) Developer
2 32 (11.90%) Support Engineer
3 20 (7.43%) Software Developer
4 15 (5.58%) Analyst
5 13 (4.83%) IT Engineer
5 13 (4.83%) IT Support
5 13 (4.83%) Java Developer
6 11 (4.09%) IT Support Engineer
7 10 (3.72%) Trainer
8 9 (3.35%) 1st Line Support
8 9 (3.35%) Network Engineer
9 8 (2.97%) Network Support
9 8 (2.97%) Network Support Engineer
9 8 (2.97%) Senior Developer
10 7 (2.60%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 7 (2.60%) Agile Java Developer
10 7 (2.60%) Applications Developer
10 7 (2.60%) IT Technician
10 7 (2.60%) Support Technician
10 7 (2.60%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (15.24%) .NET
2 28 (10.41%) HTML
3 27 (10.04%) Web Services
4 25 (9.29%) CSS
5 20 (7.43%) jQuery
6 17 (6.32%) .NET Framework
7 16 (5.95%) AngularJS
8 15 (5.58%) HTML5
9 13 (4.83%) ASP.NET
10 12 (4.46%) JSON
11 11 (4.09%) Spring
12 10 (3.72%) XML
13 9 (3.35%) Hibernate
14 7 (2.60%) JPA
14 7 (2.60%) Node.js
14 7 (2.60%) REST
14 7 (2.60%) SOAP
14 7 (2.60%) Spring Boot
14 7 (2.60%) Spring MVC
15 6 (2.23%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.92%) Management Information System
2 21 (7.81%) NHS
3 18 (6.69%) Driving Licence
4 13 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.83%) Data Centre
5 11 (4.09%) Fintech
6 10 (3.72%) Cyberattack
7 9 (3.35%) User Experience
8 8 (2.97%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.60%) Podcast
10 5 (1.86%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.86%) Social Media
11 4 (1.49%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.49%) Replication
12 3 (1.12%) CCTV
12 3 (1.12%) Life Science
12 3 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (1.12%) VLE
13 1 (0.37%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 80 (29.74%) Windows
2 40 (14.87%) Windows Server
3 17 (6.32%) Windows 7
4 13 (4.83%) Linux
5 12 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (4.09%) Apple iOS
6 11 (4.09%) Windows 10
7 10 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (3.35%) Android
9 6 (2.23%) Kali Linux
9 6 (2.23%) Mac OS X
9 6 (2.23%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.86%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.74%) CentOS
11 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.37%) Unix
12 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (13.38%) Project Management
3 30 (11.15%) Web Development
4 27 (10.04%) Mentoring
5 26 (9.67%) Coaching
5 26 (9.67%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (8.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 21 (7.81%) Cybersecurity
7 21 (7.81%) ITIL
8 20 (7.43%) Software Engineering
9 17 (6.32%) Scrum
10 16 (5.95%) Line Management
10 16 (5.95%) PRINCE2
11 15 (5.58%) Change Management
12 13 (4.83%) Customer Requirements
12 13 (4.83%) MVC
12 13 (4.83%) Service Delivery
13 12 (4.46%) IT Strategy
13 12 (4.46%) Microservices
13 12 (4.46%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 36 (13.38%) SQL
2 33 (12.27%) JavaScript
3 30 (11.15%) C#
4 25 (9.29%) Java
5 16 (5.95%) PHP
6 9 (3.35%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.23%) Python
8 5 (1.86%) Apple Swift
8 5 (1.86%) Java 8
8 5 (1.86%) VB
9 4 (1.49%) R
9 4 (1.49%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.74%) Scala
10 2 (0.74%) VB6
11 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.37%) C++
11 1 (0.37%) Perl
11 1 (0.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 39 (14.50%) Degree
2 19 (7.06%) Security Cleared
3 17 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (4.46%) MCP
5 11 (4.09%) CISSP
6 10 (3.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (3.72%) MCSE
7 9 (3.35%) SC Cleared
8 8 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (2.60%) CCNA
10 6 (2.23%) BC Cleared
10 6 (2.23%) MCPD
11 5 (1.86%) CEH
11 5 (1.86%) CESG Certified Professional
11 5 (1.86%) GIAC
11 5 (1.86%) JNCIA
12 4 (1.49%) A+ Certification
12 4 (1.49%) Postgraduate
13 3 (1.12%) CCNP
13 3 (1.12%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.29%) QA
2 14 (5.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.97%) PMO
4 7 (2.60%) GDPR
5 6 (2.23%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.49%) SLA
7 3 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (1.12%) ISO 9001
7 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (16.73%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.32%) Hyper-V
3 13 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (3.35%) Docker
5 6 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.74%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.74%) vSphere
7 2 (0.74%) XenApp
7 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (2.60%) Nessus
2 5 (1.86%) SCCM
3 3 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.74%) MaaS360
4 2 (0.74%) Puppet
5 1 (0.37%) Ansible
5 1 (0.37%) Cacti
5 1 (0.37%) cPanel
5 1 (0.37%) DameWare
5 1 (0.37%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.37%) Munin
5 1 (0.37%) Nagios
5 1 (0.37%) SCOM
5 1 (0.37%) WSUS
5 1 (0.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 69 (25.65%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.92%) VMware
3 20 (7.43%) Cisco
4 14 (5.20%) Apple
5 12 (4.46%) Google
6 9 (3.35%) Dell
6 9 (3.35%) HP
7 7 (2.60%) Aerohive Networks
8 6 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.86%) Citrix
9 5 (1.86%) Juniper
9 5 (1.86%) Sophos
9 5 (1.86%) WatchGuard
10 4 (1.49%) Samsung
10 4 (1.49%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.49%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.49%) Tableau
10 4 (1.49%) Toshiba
10 4 (1.49%) Veeam
10 4 (1.49%) Xerox