Period
to 22 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for AAT qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1131 1150 1222
Rank change year-on-year +19 +72 +3
Permanent jobs citing AAT 43 81 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.042% 0.039%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 38 73 74
UK median annual salary £33,000 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.50% -27.27% +29.41%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,375 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,500 £35,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% -36.36% +69.23%

AAT 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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 42904 51294 60609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.32% 26.44% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 32968 41378 48464
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

AAT
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing AAT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for AAT in the UK

AAT
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for AAT in the UK

AAT
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AAT over the 6 months to 22 September 2017.

Salary histogram for AAT in the UK

AAT
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AAT within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 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
England +31 42 £33,000 -17.50% 1
UK excluding London +21 35 £31,500 -10.00% 1
South East +64 29 £28,750 -39.47%
London +23 8 £52,500 +31.25%
Midlands +36 2 £32,500 -
West Midlands +18 2 £32,500 -
North of England -21 2 £47,500 +11.76%
North East +19 1 £37,500 -
South West -4 1 £27,000 -22.86%
North West -11 1 £57,500 +43.75%
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 September 2017, IT jobs citing AAT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for AAT.

1 41 (95.35%) Finance
2 20 (46.51%) CIMA
3 17 (39.53%) SAP
3 17 (39.53%) ACCA
4 16 (37.21%) ERP
5 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
6 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Office
7 10 (23.26%) General Ledger
8 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Excel
9 8 (18.60%) Software Engineering
9 8 (18.60%) Logistics
10 6 (13.95%) Sage
10 6 (13.95%) HTML
10 6 (13.95%) ITIL
10 6 (13.95%) Unix
10 6 (13.95%) Windows
10 6 (13.95%) Advertising
10 6 (13.95%) Time Management
11 5 (11.63%) Degree
11 5 (11.63%) SQL
12 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
12 4 (9.30%) Procure-to-Pay
12 4 (9.30%) SAP Business One
12 4 (9.30%) Infor
13 3 (6.98%) iXBRL
13 3 (6.98%) Sage 200
13 3 (6.98%) NetSuite
13 3 (6.98%) Retail
13 3 (6.98%) Oracle
13 3 (6.98%) Oracle Financials

AAT
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (2.33%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) SAP Business One
2 3 (6.98%) NetSuite
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (6.98%) Sage 200
2 3 (6.98%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (4.65%) Sage X3
3 2 (4.65%) SAP BPC
4 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (2.33%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (2.33%) Lawson
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (2.33%) SAP FI-AP
4 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) FTP
2 1 (2.33%) Broadband
2 1 (2.33%) Intranet
2 1 (2.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) PowerPivot
1 1 (2.33%) QlikView
1 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 41 (95.35%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) General Ledger
3 6 (13.95%) Advertising
4 3 (6.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Consultant
2 9 (20.93%) Applications Support
3 7 (16.28%) Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Implementation Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Accountant
5 3 (6.98%) ERP Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) NetSuite Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Support Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) E-Business Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Financials Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Pensions Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Software Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Software Implementation Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) HTML
2 3 (6.98%) iXBRL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Unix
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) ERP
2 8 (18.60%) Logistics
2 8 (18.60%) Software Engineering
3 6 (13.95%) ITIL
3 6 (13.95%) Time Management
4 4 (9.30%) Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (6.98%) CRM
5 3 (6.98%) Project Management
6 2 (4.65%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 2 (4.65%) Data Architecture
6 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.65%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Presales
6 2 (4.65%) Record to Report
6 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Data Security
7 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.33%) Planning and Forecasting
7 1 (2.33%) PnL Attribution
7 1 (2.33%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (46.51%) CIMA
2 17 (39.53%) ACCA
3 5 (11.63%) Degree
4 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) SAP
2 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.95%) Sage
4 4 (9.30%) Infor
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle
6 2 (4.65%) Anaplan
6 2 (4.65%) Citrix
6 2 (4.65%) Tagetik
7 1 (2.33%) CODA
7 1 (2.33%) Epicor
7 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.33%) Pegasus
7 1 (2.33%) Sun