Period
to 19 January 2020

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 January 2020 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 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 228 317 353
Rank change year-on-year +89 +36 -23
Permanent jobs citing DBS Check 65 29 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.74% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.85% 1.19% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 56 26 12
North West median annual salary £37,686 £29,242 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.88% +6.33% -8.33%
10th Percentile £19,875 £21,500 £18,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £40,875 £37,750
England median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +41.82% -15.38%

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 1,687 2,431 2,586
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.32% 23.04% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,176 1,946 1,962
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,611 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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

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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 January 2020.

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 January 2020. 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 +80 37 £45,000 +80.00% 12
Merseyside - 12 £37,686 - 6
Lancashire -7 7 £25,500 -14.56% 6
Cumbria -17 7 £27,787 -2.92%
Cheshire +17 2 £26,500 -3.64% 7
DBS Check
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (52.31%) Finance
3 26 (40.00%) C
4 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
5 18 (27.69%) Microsoft Office
6 16 (24.62%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (20.00%) User Experience
9 12 (18.46%) Windows
9 12 (18.46%) JIRA
10 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (15.38%) Office 365
11 10 (15.38%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 10 (15.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (13.85%) Mentoring
12 9 (13.85%) DevOps
12 9 (13.85%) QA
12 9 (13.85%) Business Analysis
12 9 (13.85%) Legal
12 9 (13.85%) Banking
12 9 (13.85%) Active Directory
13 8 (12.31%) Java
13 8 (12.31%) Retail
13 8 (12.31%) Mobile App
13 8 (12.31%) Technical Leadership
13 8 (12.31%) Strategic Roadmap
14 7 (10.77%) Windows 7
14 7 (10.77%) Windows 10

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 6 (9.23%) Confluence
2 5 (7.69%) SAS
3 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (27.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) Office 365
2 5 (7.69%) AWS
3 4 (6.15%) Azure
4 3 (4.62%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) Internet
2 5 (7.69%) DHCP
2 5 (7.69%) DNS
2 5 (7.69%) VPN
3 4 (6.15%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (4.62%) Ethernet
4 3 (4.62%) Firewall
4 3 (4.62%) LAN
4 3 (4.62%) WAN
5 1 (1.54%) SAN
5 1 (1.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) Base SAS
1 5 (7.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 5 (7.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (18.46%) JIRA
2 7 (10.77%) Ant
2 7 (10.77%) Maven
3 5 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.62%) Artifactory
5 3 (4.62%) Gradle
5 3 (4.62%) JUnit
5 3 (4.62%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (4.62%) Subversion
6 2 (3.08%) Protractor
General
1 34 (52.31%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Banking
2 9 (13.85%) Legal
3 8 (12.31%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (12.31%) Analyst
1 8 (12.31%) Architect
1 8 (12.31%) Business Analyst
1 8 (12.31%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (10.77%) Designer
3 6 (9.23%) Developer
3 6 (9.23%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (9.23%) Senior Business Analyst
4 4 (6.15%) Content Designer
4 4 (6.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (6.15%) Senior Content Designer
4 4 (6.15%) Senior Designer
5 3 (4.62%) Digital Architect
5 3 (4.62%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 3 (4.62%) ICT Network Manager
5 3 (4.62%) IT Engineer
5 3 (4.62%) IT Technician
5 3 (4.62%) Lecturer
5 3 (4.62%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (4.62%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) React Native
2 3 (4.62%) Java EE
2 3 (4.62%) React
2 3 (4.62%) Spring
2 3 (4.62%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.54%) Dagger
3 1 (1.54%) Retrofit
3 1 (1.54%) RxJava
3 1 (1.54%) RxSwift
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (20.00%) User Experience
3 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (12.31%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.62%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.62%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.62%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.08%) e-Learning
6 2 (3.08%) NHS
7 1 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Windows
2 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (10.77%) Windows 10
3 7 (10.77%) Windows 7
4 6 (9.23%) Windows 8
5 5 (7.69%) Linux
6 4 (6.15%) AIX
6 4 (6.15%) Windows Server
7 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.54%) Android
9 1 (1.54%) CentOS
9 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (24.62%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (15.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 10 (15.38%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 9 (13.85%) Business Analysis
4 9 (13.85%) DevOps
4 9 (13.85%) Mentoring
5 8 (12.31%) Strategic Roadmap
5 8 (12.31%) Technical Leadership
6 6 (9.23%) Scrum
7 5 (7.69%) B2B
7 5 (7.69%) Data Integration
7 5 (7.69%) Project Management
7 5 (7.69%) Software Delivery
7 5 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 4 (6.15%) Data Protection
8 4 (6.15%) ITIL
8 4 (6.15%) Microservices
8 4 (6.15%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.00%) C
2 8 (12.31%) Java
3 5 (7.69%) SQL
4 4 (6.15%) Kotlin
5 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.54%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.62%) MCTS
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.08%) CISA
3 2 (3.08%) CISM
3 2 (3.08%) CISSP
3 2 (3.08%) Degree
3 2 (3.08%) ISEB
3 2 (3.08%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.85%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) COBIT
2 2 (3.08%) COSO
2 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.54%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (13.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) Apple
3 6 (9.23%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.62%) Cisco
4 3 (4.62%) HP
4 3 (4.62%) Kony
5 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.08%) Veritas
6 1 (1.54%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.54%) Teradata
6 1 (1.54%) VMware