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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for DBS Check qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
England > South East
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 339 352 300
Rank change year-on-year +13 -52 +133
Permanent jobs citing DBS Check 166 91 31
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.77% 0.55% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.16% 2.00% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 95 57 20
10th Percentile £27,000 £23,350 £23,200
25th Percentile £30,500 £25,000 £38,168
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £39,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.97% -22.00% +20.10%
75th Percentile £51,569 £48,319 £55,790
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £70,088
England median annual salary £42,000 £33,432 £40,803
% change year-on-year +25.63% -18.07% +24.59%

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 South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7,701 4,553 2,823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.59% 27.45% 26.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3,091 2,638 2,062
10th Percentile £29,600 £28,750 £29,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,563 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year - +3.77% +6.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing DBS Check as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for DBS Check in the South East

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Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DBS Check in the South East.

Salary trend for DBS Check in the South East

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Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing DBS Check in the South East over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Salary histogram for DBS Check in the South East

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Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBS Check within the South East region over the 6 months to 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +21 106 £42,500 +34.92% 19
Oxfordshire +12 77 £44,345 - 7
Surrey -27 31 £32,500 -16.67% 8
Berkshire +13 25 £30,000 +34.83% 10
Hampshire +18 15 £42,601 -5.33% 8
Kent -58 10 - - 4
Buckinghamshire -32 8 £28,000 - 2
East Sussex -1 3 £26,000 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £45,503 - 1
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England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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 South East region with a requirement for DBS Check.

1 74 (44.58%) Degree
2 69 (41.57%) Coaching
3 60 (36.14%) Mentoring
4 57 (34.34%) Microsoft
5 56 (33.73%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 53 (31.93%) EDI
7 48 (28.92%) Sun
8 43 (25.90%) Social Skills
9 38 (22.89%) Windows
10 37 (22.29%) Software Engineering
11 34 (20.48%) Finance
12 27 (16.27%) Master's Degree
13 25 (15.06%) Microsoft Office
13 25 (15.06%) Project Management
14 24 (14.46%) OO
15 22 (13.25%) Python
15 22 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
16 21 (12.65%) Microsoft Excel
16 21 (12.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 20 (12.05%) Robotics
17 20 (12.05%) Git (software)
17 20 (12.05%) Blender
17 20 (12.05%) Subversion
17 20 (12.05%) CATIA
18 19 (11.45%) Linux
18 19 (11.45%) SQL
18 19 (11.45%) Microsoft 365
19 18 (10.84%) SharePoint
19 18 (10.84%) Service Delivery
20 17 (10.24%) C++

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 18 (10.84%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.01%) Kinematics
3 4 (2.41%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.81%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (15.06%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (12.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (12.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (12.05%) Blender
3 20 (12.05%) CATIA
4 5 (3.01%) 3ds Max
4 5 (3.01%) Fusion 360
4 5 (3.01%) Maya
4 5 (3.01%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Q-Pulse
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.45%) Microsoft 365
2 15 (9.04%) Power Platform
3 5 (3.01%) Power Automate
3 5 (3.01%) PowerApps
4 4 (2.41%) SaaS
5 1 (0.60%) AWS
5 1 (0.60%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.02%) Wireless
2 8 (4.82%) Firewall
3 5 (3.01%) Ethernet
4 4 (2.41%) BGP
4 4 (2.41%) Internet
4 4 (2.41%) Intranet
4 4 (2.41%) LAN
4 4 (2.41%) SAN
4 4 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.81%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.60%) DHCP
6 1 (0.60%) DNS
6 1 (0.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.02%) Power BI
2 5 (3.01%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (12.05%) Git (software)
1 20 (12.05%) Subversion
2 5 (3.01%) Mocha
3 4 (2.41%) CruiseControl
General
1 56 (33.73%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 43 (25.90%) Social Skills
3 34 (20.48%) Finance
4 15 (9.04%) Aerospace
4 15 (9.04%) Aviation
4 15 (9.04%) Back Office
4 15 (9.04%) Military
5 12 (7.23%) Retail
6 7 (4.22%) Legal
7 5 (3.01%) Games
7 5 (3.01%) Manufacturing
7 5 (3.01%) Organisational Skills
8 4 (2.41%) Advertising
8 4 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.41%) Marketing
9 2 (1.20%) Influencing Skills
9 2 (1.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (12.05%) Software Engineer
2 15 (9.04%) Analyst
3 12 (7.23%) IT Manager
4 11 (6.63%) Developer
4 11 (6.63%) IT Support
5 8 (4.82%) IT Technician
6 7 (4.22%) IT Analyst
6 7 (4.22%) Network Manager
6 7 (4.22%) Senior IT Technician
6 7 (4.22%) Senior Technician
7 6 (3.61%) Digital Analyst
7 6 (3.61%) IT Engineer
7 6 (3.61%) Trainer
8 5 (3.01%) 3D Visualiser
8 5 (3.01%) Applications Engineer
8 5 (3.01%) Electrical Design Engineer
8 5 (3.01%) ICT Manager
8 5 (3.01%) ICT Operations Manager
8 5 (3.01%) Web Applications Engineer
8 5 (3.01%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (31.93%) EDI
2 10 (6.02%) AngularJS
2 10 (6.02%) Qt
2 10 (6.02%) React
2 10 (6.02%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 10 (6.02%) Unreal Engine
3 9 (5.42%) .NET
4 5 (3.01%) .NET Framework
4 5 (3.01%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (3.01%) CSS
4 5 (3.01%) Entity Framework
4 5 (3.01%) HTML
4 5 (3.01%) Jest
4 5 (3.01%) Kafka
4 5 (3.01%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (2.41%) Ajax
5 4 (2.41%) GWT
5 4 (2.41%) jQuery
5 4 (2.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.05%) Robotics
2 15 (9.04%) Video Editing
3 10 (6.02%) Driving Licence
4 9 (5.42%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.82%) NHS
5 8 (4.82%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (4.22%) Animation
6 7 (4.22%) Grid Computing
7 6 (3.61%) IoT
8 5 (3.01%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (3.01%) Mobile App
8 5 (3.01%) Social Media
8 5 (3.01%) User Experience
9 4 (2.41%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (2.41%) Freedom of Information
9 4 (2.41%) Freedom of Information Act
10 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (22.89%) Windows
2 19 (11.45%) Linux
3 10 (6.02%) Windows 10
4 5 (3.01%) RTLinux
4 5 (3.01%) VxWorks
5 4 (2.41%) Android
5 4 (2.41%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.41%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.20%) Unix
7 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (41.57%) Coaching
2 60 (36.14%) Mentoring
3 37 (22.29%) Software Engineering
4 25 (15.06%) Project Management
5 24 (14.46%) OO
6 22 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (10.84%) Service Delivery
8 17 (10.24%) SDLC
9 15 (9.04%) Digital Twin
9 15 (9.04%) OOD
10 13 (7.83%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (7.83%) Line Management
10 13 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (7.23%) CAD
11 12 (7.23%) Mathematics
12 10 (6.02%) Ergonomics
12 10 (6.02%) Human Factors
12 10 (6.02%) SysML
12 10 (6.02%) UML
12 10 (6.02%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.25%) Python
2 19 (11.45%) SQL
3 17 (10.24%) C++
4 15 (9.04%) VBA
5 14 (8.43%) C#
6 9 (5.42%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.22%) C
8 5 (3.01%) Java
Qualifications
1 74 (44.58%) Degree
2 27 (16.27%) Master's Degree
3 7 (4.22%) PhD
4 5 (3.01%) Chartered Engineer
4 5 (3.01%) HND
5 4 (2.41%) CIPD
6 1 (0.60%) MCP
6 1 (0.60%) MCSA
6 1 (0.60%) MCSE
6 1 (0.60%) MCTS
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.60%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.82%) Cyber Essentials
2 7 (4.22%) SLA
3 5 (3.01%) Accessibility
3 5 (3.01%) GDPR
3 5 (3.01%) PMO
3 5 (3.01%) QA
4 4 (2.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.41%) Jamf Pro
1 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 57 (34.34%) Microsoft
2 48 (28.92%) Sun
3 15 (9.04%) Adobe
4 9 (5.42%) Apple
5 8 (4.82%) Google
6 6 (3.61%) McAfee
7 5 (3.01%) Openreach
7 5 (3.01%) VMware
8 4 (2.41%) Cisco
8 4 (2.41%) HP
8 4 (2.41%) ProCurve
8 4 (2.41%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.41%) Sophos
8 4 (2.41%) Veeam
9 2 (1.20%) ANSYS
9 2 (1.20%) NVIDIA