Period
to 28 October 2020

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 28 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
UK
6 months to
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 679 1029 1113
Rank change year-on-year +350 +84 +41
Permanent jobs citing AAT 10 36 57
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.026% 0.035%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.095% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 34 44
Median annual salary £36,250 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.71% +41.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £25,425 £19,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,375 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -4.76%

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 10,550 31,415 38,823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.27% 22.94% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7,917 23,055 28,711
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

AAT
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AAT in the UK

AAT
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AAT.

Salary trend for AAT in the UK

AAT
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing AAT over the 6 months to 28 October 2020.

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 28 October 2020. 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 +350 8 £35,000 -17.65% 4
UK excluding London +295 7 £35,000 - 4
East of England +135 2 £27,500 -15.38%
South West +106 2 £35,000 -17.65% 2
London +277 1 - -
North of England +174 1 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Midlands +125 1 £18,000 -44.62% 1
West Midlands +97 1 £18,000 -44.62% 1
Work from Home +14 1 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Scotland - 1 £42,500 -
North West - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 October 2020, IT jobs citing AAT 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 with a requirement for AAT.

1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) ACCA
3 6 (60.00%) NetSuite
4 5 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (50.00%) CIMA
4 5 (50.00%) ERP
4 5 (50.00%) JD Edwards
5 4 (40.00%) SaaS
6 3 (30.00%) Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (30.00%) Order to Cash
6 3 (30.00%) Record to Report
7 2 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) Postgraduate
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) Banking
7 2 (20.00%) Logistics
7 2 (20.00%) IFRS
7 2 (20.00%) Xero
7 2 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (20.00%) Odoo
7 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
8 1 (10.00%) WordPress
8 1 (10.00%) Shopify
8 1 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (10.00%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (10.00%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

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 (10.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (60.00%) NetSuite
2 2 (20.00%) Odoo
2 2 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (10.00%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (40.00%) SaaS
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Accountant
2 2 (20.00%) Financial Accountant
2 2 (20.00%) NetSuite Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Accounts Assistant
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Finance Systems Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ERP
2 3 (30.00%) Order to Cash
2 3 (30.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (30.00%) Record to Report
3 2 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Project Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Gathering
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Workshops
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) ACCA
2 5 (50.00%) CIMA
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) Postgraduate
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) IFRS
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) JD Edwards
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Xero
3 1 (10.00%) Epicor
3 1 (10.00%) Sage
3 1 (10.00%) SAP