The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Management System (QMS)
England / South West
Rank 225 246 228
Rank change year-on-year +21 -18  
Permanent jobs citing QMS 4 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.080% 0.10% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.088% 0.12% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 11
Median salary £47,500 £53,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.62% +34.37%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -10.52% +3.26%  

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 South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4521 5187 5224
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.17% 88.91% 87.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3729 4227 4353
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,804 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

QMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

QMS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for QMS in the South West

QMS
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QMS in the South West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for QMS in the South West

QMS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QMS within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Bristol +2 2 £47,500 -29.62% 1
Somerset - 2 - -
QMS
England

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 South West region with a requirement for QMS.

1 16 (61.54%) Quality Management
2 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 10 (38.46%) Project Management
4 9 (34.62%) Degree
5 8 (30.77%) ITIL
5 8 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
5 8 (30.77%) Business Continuity
6 7 (26.92%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (26.92%) Information Security
6 7 (26.92%) Information Security Management
6 7 (26.92%) Security Management
6 7 (26.92%) Service Management
6 7 (26.92%) C
6 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 7 (26.92%) CESG
6 7 (26.92%) HMG Infosec
6 7 (26.92%) JSP 440
6 7 (26.92%) ISMS
6 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
6 7 (26.92%) DV Cleared
6 7 (26.92%) Digital Forensics
6 7 (26.92%) Information Assurance
6 7 (26.92%) Protective Monitoring
6 7 (26.92%) CESG Certified Professional
6 7 (26.92%) Security Auditing
7 6 (23.08%) Security Operations
7 6 (23.08%) Security Operations Centre
7 6 (23.08%) Data Centre

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (23.08%) Aerospace
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Consultant
1 7 (26.92%) Installation Technician
2 6 (23.08%) Data Centre Technician
2 6 (23.08%) Principal Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) IT Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) IT Support
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Business Systems Manager
5 1 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Principal Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Dojo
1 1 (3.85%) DOM
1 1 (3.85%) JDBC
1 1 (3.85%) jQuery
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
1 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 7 (26.92%) CESG
3 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 6 (23.08%) Driving Licence
3 6 (23.08%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) CCTV
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.85%) NHS
4 1 (3.85%) Social Media
4 1 (3.85%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Quality Management
2 10 (38.46%) Project Management
3 8 (30.77%) Business Continuity
3 8 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (30.77%) ITIL
4 7 (26.92%) Digital Forensics
4 7 (26.92%) Information Assurance
4 7 (26.92%) Information Security
4 7 (26.92%) Information Security Management
4 7 (26.92%) ISMS
4 7 (26.92%) Protective Monitoring
4 7 (26.92%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (26.92%) Security Auditing
4 7 (26.92%) Security Management
4 7 (26.92%) Service Management
5 6 (23.08%) Security Operations
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Product Management
6 3 (11.54%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) C
2 4 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 9 (34.62%) Degree
3 7 (26.92%) CESG Certified Professional
3 7 (26.92%) DV Cleared
3 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
4 2 (7.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) HMG Infosec
1 7 (26.92%) JSP 440
2 6 (23.08%) ISO 9001
2 6 (23.08%) RMADS
3 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.85%) DO-254
4 1 (3.85%) ISO 14001
4 1 (3.85%) MISRA
4 1 (3.85%) SEPA
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Pega
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) webMethods
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