The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for QMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QMS over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Management System (QMS)
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 226 239
Rank change year-on-year -19 +13  
Permanent jobs citing QMS 4 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.065% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 10
Median salary £39,000 £50,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.77% +44.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,750 £46,000
% change year-on-year -10.99% +3.80%  

QMS is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5537 5051 5904
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.40% 87.90% 88.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4612 4201 4753
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

QMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing QMS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for QMS in the North West

QMS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for QMS in the North West

QMS
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 QMS within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -30 2 £40,000 -16.66%
Cheshire - 2 £39,000 -
QMS
England

QMS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing QMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for QMS.

1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 9 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 8 (44.44%) Data Modelling
4 8 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (44.44%) Degree
4 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (44.44%) iPad
4 8 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (38.89%) Data Protection
5 7 (38.89%) IaaS
5 7 (38.89%) ITIL V3
5 7 (38.89%) High Availability
5 7 (38.89%) Business Continuity
5 7 (38.89%) Data Analysis
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (38.89%) Multimedia
5 7 (38.89%) Data Management
5 7 (38.89%) QA
5 7 (38.89%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (38.89%) Statistics
5 7 (38.89%) SaaS
5 7 (38.89%) PaaS

QMS
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 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) IaaS
1 7 (38.89%) PaaS
1 7 (38.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 6 (33.33%) GPRS
1 6 (33.33%) Internet
1 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) NUnit
General
1 7 (38.89%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) DBA
1 8 (44.44%) SQL DBA
2 7 (38.89%) Software Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Development DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) WPF
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
1 8 (44.44%) iPad
2 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (38.89%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (33.33%) CAN bus
3 6 (33.33%) Internet of Things
4 2 (11.11%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 8 (44.44%) Data Modelling
2 8 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (38.89%) Business Continuity
3 7 (38.89%) Data Analysis
3 7 (38.89%) Data Management
3 7 (38.89%) Data Protection
3 7 (38.89%) High Availability
3 7 (38.89%) ITIL
3 7 (38.89%) ITIL V3
3 7 (38.89%) Statistics
4 6 (33.33%) Telematics
5 4 (22.22%) OO
6 3 (16.67%) MVVM
7 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
8 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.56%) Migration
8 1 (5.56%) MVC
8 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 6 (33.33%) C
3 6 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (22.22%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 7 (38.89%) MCSA
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (38.89%) QA
2 7 (38.89%) SLA
3 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft