Period
to 4 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Def Stans skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Def Stans over the 6 months to 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

UK Defence Standards (Def Stans)
England > South East
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 426 317 489
Rank change year-on-year -109 +172 +59
Permanent jobs citing Def Stans 17 1 18
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.093% 0.011% 0.072%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.56% 0.077% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
10th Percentile £40,000 " "
25th Percentile £41,125 £38,750 £58,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,000 £42,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.24% -34.62% -
75th Percentile £49,625 £46,250 £71,250
90th Percentile £50,000 " "
England median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +22.73% +10.00%

Def Stans is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 3,019 1,297 3,668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.57% 14.36% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,980 1,011 2,814
10th Percentile £28,250 £32,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,750 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
75th Percentile £63,750 £64,000 £66,188
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%

Def Stans
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Def Stans in the South East

Def Stans
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Def Stans in the South East.

Salary trend for Def Stans in the South East

Def Stans
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 Def Stans within the South East region over the 6 months to 4 December 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
Hampshire -90 16 £48,500 +14.12% 2
Surrey - 1 £43,500 -
Def Stans
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, IT jobs citing Def Stans 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 Def Stans.

1 16 (94.12%) Social Skills
2 13 (76.47%) Military
3 8 (47.06%) Windchill
3 8 (47.06%) Aerospace
3 8 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) DO-254
4 7 (41.18%) Programme Management
4 7 (41.18%) C++
4 7 (41.18%) C
5 6 (35.29%) C#
5 6 (35.29%) UML
5 6 (35.29%) Ada
5 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
5 6 (35.29%) EMC
5 6 (35.29%) PTC
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) TOGAF
5 6 (35.29%) ISO 14001
5 6 (35.29%) Degree
5 6 (35.29%) JIRA
5 6 (35.29%) Confluence
5 6 (35.29%) Software Architecture
5 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
5 6 (35.29%) IEC 61508
5 6 (35.29%) SysML
5 6 (35.29%) Business Development
5 6 (35.29%) QA
5 6 (35.29%) Ada 95
5 6 (35.29%) Slack

Def Stans
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 6 (35.29%) Confluence
1 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) JIRA
General
1 16 (94.12%) Social Skills
2 13 (76.47%) Military
3 8 (47.06%) Aerospace
4 6 (35.29%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (11.76%) Electronics
5 2 (11.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 1 (5.88%) Finance
6 1 (5.88%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (5.88%) Legal
6 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (5.88%) Marketing
6 1 (5.88%) Public Sector
6 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Architect
1 6 (35.29%) Software Architect
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (41.18%) Programme Management
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Business Development
3 6 (35.29%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (35.29%) Software Architecture
3 6 (35.29%) SysML
3 6 (35.29%) TOGAF
3 6 (35.29%) UML
3 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.76%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Facilities Management
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) CAD
5 1 (5.88%) Logistics
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C
1 7 (41.18%) C++
2 6 (35.29%) Ada
2 6 (35.29%) Ada 95
2 6 (35.29%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) DO-254
2 6 (35.29%) IEC 61508
2 6 (35.29%) ISO 14001
2 6 (35.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) PTC Integrity
2 2 (11.76%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) EMC
1 6 (35.29%) PTC
1 6 (35.29%) Sparx
2 1 (5.88%) Agilent
2 1 (5.88%) SAP