Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

UK Defence Standards (Def Stans)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 861 908 951
Rank change year-on-year +47 +43 +31
Permanent jobs citing Def Stans 6 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.007% 0.015% 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.049% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 15
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +5.75% -3.33%
10th Percentile £39,750 £29,150 £38,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £59,550 £50,100
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +15.00% -11.11%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 12,353 11,976 13,543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.03% 11.93% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 9,134 9,293 10,469
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £66,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Def Stans
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Def Stans as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Def Stans in the UK excluding London

Def Stans
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Def Stans in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Def Stans in the UK excluding London

Def Stans
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Def Stans in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Def Stans in the UK excluding London

Def Stans
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Def Stans within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. 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
South East -2 3 £57,500 +21.05% 6
South West +19 2 £50,000 +12.99% 9
East of England +25 1 £40,000 -13.98% 5
Def Stans
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Def Stans.

1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (50.00%) DoDAF
1 3 (50.00%) MODAF
1 3 (50.00%) EMC
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
1 3 (50.00%) Military
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 2 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) FMECA
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme

Def Stans
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
1 3 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (50.00%) Military
2 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Test Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) DoDAF
1 3 (50.00%) MODAF
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Logistics
2 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (16.67%) FMECA
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft