Period
to 19 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for DBS Check qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
England > North West
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 261 335 354
Rank change year-on-year +74 +19 -21
Permanent jobs citing DBS Check 70 31 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.67% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.14% 1.24% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 54 28 20
North West median annual salary £33,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% - +14.75%
10th Percentile £19,750 £19,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £56,704 £44,125
England median annual salary £31,354 £28,826 £27,500
% change year-on-year +8.77% +4.82% -8.33%

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 North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,228 2,493 2,920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.20% 20.93% 22.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,469 1,893 2,236
North West median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,262 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +0.73%

DBS Check
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing DBS Check as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for DBS Check in the North West

DBS Check
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for DBS Check in the North West

DBS Check
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBS Check in the North West over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Salary histogram for DBS Check in the North West

DBS Check
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBS Check within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Manchester +48 52 £42,500 +102.38% 9
Merseyside +6 10 £28,236 -46.96% 3
Cumbria -3 6 £19,171 - 1
Cheshire +24 2 £20,000 -65.22% 3
DBS Check
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 North West region with a requirement for DBS Check.

1 43 (61.43%) Finance
2 40 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (34.29%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (28.57%) C
5 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
6 18 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (22.86%) Microsoft Office
8 15 (21.43%) QA
9 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Excel
10 11 (15.71%) Project Management
10 11 (15.71%) Retail
11 10 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 10 (14.29%) Degree
12 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
12 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (12.86%) Windows
13 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
13 8 (11.43%) Firewall
13 8 (11.43%) Banking
13 8 (11.43%) Data Integration
13 8 (11.43%) Office 365
14 7 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
14 7 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (10.00%) Change Control
14 7 (10.00%) Information Security
14 7 (10.00%) e-Learning
14 7 (10.00%) Regression Testing
14 7 (10.00%) DNS
14 7 (10.00%) Veritas
14 7 (10.00%) DHCP

DBS Check
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 5 (7.14%) SAS
2 1 (1.43%) CICS
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (22.86%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.43%) Office 365
2 4 (5.71%) AWS
2 4 (5.71%) GitHub
3 2 (2.86%) npm
4 1 (1.43%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) Firewall
2 7 (10.00%) DHCP
2 7 (10.00%) DNS
3 5 (7.14%) LAN
3 5 (7.14%) WAN
4 3 (4.29%) Internet
5 2 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.86%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.86%) Network Security
5 2 (2.86%) SSL
5 2 (2.86%) VoIP
5 2 (2.86%) VPN
6 1 (1.43%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) Base SAS
1 5 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 5 (7.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.43%) DataStage
2 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Cucumber
2 5 (7.14%) Ant
2 5 (7.14%) Maven
2 5 (7.14%) Subversion
3 4 (5.71%) Artifactory
3 4 (5.71%) Gradle
3 4 (5.71%) JIRA
3 4 (5.71%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (4.29%) JUnit
5 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.86%) Protractor
6 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.43%) Grunt
6 1 (1.43%) gulp
6 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.43%) Redmine
6 1 (1.43%) Selenium
General
1 43 (61.43%) Finance
2 11 (15.71%) Retail
3 8 (11.43%) Banking
4 6 (8.57%) Legal
5 3 (4.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (12.86%) Analyst
2 7 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
2 7 (10.00%) Applications Support
2 7 (10.00%) Applications Support Specialist
2 7 (10.00%) Support Specialist
3 6 (8.57%) Developer
4 5 (7.14%) Architect
4 5 (7.14%) Communications Manager
4 5 (7.14%) Configuration Manager
4 5 (7.14%) ICT Technician
4 5 (7.14%) Support Officer
5 4 (5.71%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (5.71%) Service Desk Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (4.29%) Field Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Field Service Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) Java EE
1 3 (4.29%) React
2 2 (2.86%) Middleware
2 2 (2.86%) React Native
2 2 (2.86%) Spring
2 2 (2.86%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.43%) CSS
3 1 (1.43%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.43%) HTML
3 1 (1.43%) JSON
3 1 (1.43%) LESS
3 1 (1.43%) Node.js
3 1 (1.43%) RESTful
3 1 (1.43%) Sass
3 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.00%) e-Learning
2 7 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (7.14%) Driving Licence
4 4 (5.71%) Mainframe
5 3 (4.29%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.86%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.86%) NHS
6 2 (2.86%) PKI
6 2 (2.86%) User Experience
7 1 (1.43%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.43%) BYOD
7 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.43%) EFT
7 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.43%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) Unix
3 5 (7.14%) Linux
3 5 (7.14%) Mac OS X
3 5 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 5 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.86%) AIX
5 1 (1.43%) Solaris
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (34.29%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (15.71%) Project Management
4 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (11.43%) Data Integration
6 7 (10.00%) Change Control
6 7 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (10.00%) Information Security
6 7 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 6 (8.57%) DevOps
7 6 (8.57%) Software Delivery
7 6 (8.57%) Test Automation
8 5 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 5 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.14%) Decision-Making
8 5 (7.14%) Dependency Management
8 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.14%) Scrum
8 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.57%) C
2 6 (8.57%) Java
3 5 (7.14%) SQL
4 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.86%) Kotlin
6 1 (1.43%) COBOL
6 1 (1.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) Degree
2 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.14%) CISSP
4 3 (4.29%) CCNA
4 3 (4.29%) CCNP
4 3 (4.29%) CISA
4 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.29%) CISM
4 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.86%) ISEB
5 2 (2.86%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.86%) MCSE
6 1 (1.43%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.43%) QA
2 3 (4.29%) COBIT
2 3 (4.29%) COSO
2 3 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.29%) Docker
3 1 (1.43%) XenApp
3 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.00%) Veritas
3 5 (7.14%) Cisco
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle
5 2 (2.86%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.86%) IBM
5 2 (2.86%) Kony
5 2 (2.86%) Thales
6 1 (1.43%) Apple
6 1 (1.43%) CA
6 1 (1.43%) Citrix
6 1 (1.43%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.43%) IronPort
6 1 (1.43%) Teradata