Period
to 16 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for DBS Check qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 16 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
England > London
6 months to
16 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 659 468 619
Rank change year-on-year -191 +151 +92
Permanent jobs citing DBS Check 66 23 115
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.78% 0.53% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 86
10th Percentile £25,225 £25,457 £21,000
25th Percentile £27,775 £32,500 £22,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,986 £52,987 £25,000
Median % change year-on-year -32.08% +111.95% -10.71%
75th Percentile £47,500 £58,750 £37,188
90th Percentile £55,891 £61,500 £47,570
England median annual salary £32,538 £38,000 £31,257
% change year-on-year -14.37% +21.57% +9.09%

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8,488 4,309 11,306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.38% 20.26% 20.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5,280 3,346 8,582
10th Percentile £37,697 £37,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £48,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £108,125 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

DBS Check
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for DBS Check in London

DBS Check
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for DBS Check in London

DBS Check
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing DBS Check in London over the 6 months to 16 September 2021.

Salary histogram for DBS Check in London

DBS Check
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBS Check within the London region over the 6 months to 16 September 2021. 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
West London -57 11 £30,000 -47.83% 7
Central London - 7 £55,000 - 5
East London -4 5 £30,163 -7.19% 3
North London -9 1 £26,000 -48.99%
South London - 1 £52,500 - 7
DBS Check
England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 London region with a requirement for DBS Check.

1 21 (31.82%) Windows
2 19 (28.79%) SQL
3 17 (25.76%) MySQL
3 17 (25.76%) Degree
4 16 (24.24%) Web Services
5 15 (22.73%) AWS
6 14 (21.21%) Data Analysis
7 13 (19.70%) Python
7 13 (19.70%) Git (software)
7 13 (19.70%) GitHub
7 13 (19.70%) Social Skills
8 12 (18.18%) AngularJS
8 12 (18.18%) Node.js
8 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 12 (18.18%) Management Information System
9 10 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (15.15%) Redis
10 9 (13.64%) Microsoft 365
10 9 (13.64%) Relational Database
10 9 (13.64%) Docker
10 9 (13.64%) REST
10 9 (13.64%) Active Directory
11 8 (12.12%) SLA
11 8 (12.12%) Apple
11 8 (12.12%) CSS
11 8 (12.12%) Risk Management
11 8 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 8 (12.12%) Android
11 8 (12.12%) MongoDB
11 8 (12.12%) NoSQL

DBS Check
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (10.61%) Apache
1 7 (10.61%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.03%) IIS
4 2 (3.03%) nginx
5 1 (1.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.73%) AWS
2 13 (19.70%) GitHub
3 9 (13.64%) Microsoft 365
4 8 (12.12%) Amazon Cognito
4 8 (12.12%) Azure
5 7 (10.61%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (10.61%) Serverless
6 5 (7.58%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (7.58%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (6.06%) OneDrive
8 3 (4.55%) Google Workspace
9 2 (3.03%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (3.03%) Amazon S3
9 2 (3.03%) AWS Fargate
9 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (3.03%) SaaS
9 2 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) HTTP
2 3 (4.55%) Ethernet
2 3 (4.55%) Firewall
2 3 (4.55%) Wireless
3 1 (1.52%) VLAN
3 1 (1.52%) VoIP
3 1 (1.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.76%) MySQL
2 10 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (15.15%) Redis
3 9 (13.64%) Relational Database
4 8 (12.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 8 (12.12%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (12.12%) MongoDB
4 8 (12.12%) NoSQL
5 5 (7.58%) Amazon Aurora
5 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
6 4 (6.06%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.52%) Informix
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (19.70%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.58%) Bitbucket
2 5 (7.58%) Sourcetree
3 1 (1.52%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.52%) JIRA
3 1 (1.52%) JMeter
3 1 (1.52%) Selenium
3 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (19.70%) Social Skills
2 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.58%) Retail
4 4 (6.06%) Organisational Skills
4 4 (6.06%) Public Sector
5 3 (4.55%) Finance
6 2 (3.03%) Games
6 2 (3.03%) German Language
6 2 (3.03%) Marketing
7 1 (1.52%) Billing
7 1 (1.52%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (1.52%) Legal
7 1 (1.52%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 12 (18.18%) Developer
2 10 (15.15%) Support Engineer
3 9 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (13.64%) Software Developer
4 7 (10.61%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 7 (10.61%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Administrator
4 7 (10.61%) Desktop Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Desktop Support
4 7 (10.61%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Mac Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Data Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) IT Support
5 5 (7.58%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) IT Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) IT Director
7 3 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) Web Services
2 12 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 12 (18.18%) Node.js
3 9 (13.64%) REST
4 8 (12.12%) CSS
4 8 (12.12%) Flask
4 8 (12.12%) Sass
5 5 (7.58%) .NET
5 5 (7.58%) Symfony
5 5 (7.58%) Vue.js
6 4 (6.06%) .NET Framework
6 4 (6.06%) Classic ASP
6 4 (6.06%) Django
6 4 (6.06%) Laravel
6 4 (6.06%) Razor View Engine
6 4 (6.06%) Spring
7 3 (4.55%) JSON
7 3 (4.55%) XML
8 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 8 (12.12%) Driving Licence
2 8 (12.12%) Mobile App
2 8 (12.12%) User Experience
3 3 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.82%) Windows
2 8 (12.12%) Android
2 8 (12.12%) Apple iOS
2 8 (12.12%) Windows Server
3 6 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2019
4 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.03%) Linux
6 2 (3.03%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) Data Analysis
2 8 (12.12%) Machine Learning
2 8 (12.12%) Mobile Application Development
2 8 (12.12%) Risk Management
3 7 (10.61%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.61%) Test Automation
3 7 (10.61%) Test Scripting
4 6 (9.09%) Analytics
4 6 (9.09%) Refactoring
5 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.58%) Data Architecture
5 5 (7.58%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (7.58%) High Availability
5 5 (7.58%) Informatics
5 5 (7.58%) Open Source
5 5 (7.58%) OWASP
5 5 (7.58%) Software Engineering
5 5 (7.58%) Statistics
6 4 (6.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.79%) SQL
2 13 (19.70%) Python
3 6 (9.09%) Java
3 6 (9.09%) PHP
4 5 (7.58%) C
4 5 (7.58%) C#
4 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.58%) PHP 7
5 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) Degree
2 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (12.12%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) GDPR
2 2 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.03%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 9 (13.64%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Ansible
1 5 (7.58%) Packer
2 4 (6.06%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.12%) Apple
3 5 (7.58%) Dynatrace
4 4 (6.06%) Oracle
4 4 (6.06%) VMware
5 3 (4.55%) Cisco
5 3 (4.55%) Google
5 3 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (1.52%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (1.52%) Sage
6 1 (1.52%) SAP