Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for NVQ Level 4 qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

National Vocational Qualification Level 4 (NVQ Level 4)
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 533 592 639
Rank change year-on-year +59 +47 +14
Permanent jobs citing NVQ Level 4 4 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.013% 0.003% 0.023%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.048% 0.009% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
South East median annual salary £33,000 £34,000 £46,174
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.94% -26.36% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £33,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £34,500 £35,000 £53,532
England median annual salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -4.41% +4.62% +30.00%

NVQ Level 4 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 8280 10834 13261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.84% 30.99% 30.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6713 8728 10631
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

NVQ Level 4
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing NVQ Level 4 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for NVQ Level 4 in the South East

NVQ Level 4
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NVQ Level 4 in the South East.

Salary trend for NVQ Level 4 in the South East

NVQ Level 4
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 NVQ Level 4 within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +3 4 £33,000 -2.94%
NVQ Level 4
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing NVQ Level 4 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 South East region with a requirement for NVQ Level 4.

1 4 (100.00%) HND
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 3 (75.00%) Collaborative Working
2 3 (75.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Fortran
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

NVQ Level 4
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:

Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 3 (75.00%) Collaborative Working
1 3 (75.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Scenario Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Fortran
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) HND
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared