Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1147 1153 1251
Rank change year-on-year +6 +98 -33
Permanent jobs citing AAT 42 66 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.035% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.097% 0.13% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 35 59 52
UK median annual salary £33,000 £40,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.50% -6.43% -6.56%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,500 £21,350
90th Percentile £67,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -28.00% -6.25% -6.98%

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 43165 49027 60087
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.01% 26.21% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 33185 39333 47990
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for AAT in the UK

AAT
Top 12 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 20 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
England +24 41 £33,000 -17.50% 7
UK excluding London +16 30 £27,000 -28.00% 3
South East +56 24 £25,250 -49.50% 1
London -6 12 £53,750 +34.38% 4
Midlands +14 2 - - 1
North of England -6 2 £47,500 +18.75% 1
West Midlands +8 1 - -
South West 0 1 £27,000 -22.86%
North East -3 1 £37,500 -
North West -14 1 £57,500 +76.92% 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 38 (90.48%) Finance
2 22 (52.38%) CIMA
3 19 (45.24%) ACCA
4 15 (35.71%) SAP
5 14 (33.33%) ERP
6 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
7 9 (21.43%) General Ledger
8 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (19.05%) HTML
9 7 (16.67%) SQL
9 7 (16.67%) Retail
9 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 7 (16.67%) Logistics
9 7 (16.67%) Time Management
10 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
10 6 (14.29%) ITIL
10 6 (14.29%) Unix
10 6 (14.29%) Windows
11 5 (11.90%) Sage
12 4 (9.52%) Degree
12 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
13 3 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
13 3 (7.14%) Advertising
13 3 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
13 3 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
13 3 (7.14%) Oracle
13 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
13 3 (7.14%) Record to Report
13 3 (7.14%) iXBRL
13 3 (7.14%) Procure-to-Pay

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 2 (4.76%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.76%) NetSuite
2 2 (4.76%) Sage 1000
2 2 (4.76%) Sage 200
2 2 (4.76%) Sage 500
2 2 (4.76%) Sage X3
2 2 (4.76%) SAP BPC
2 2 (4.76%) SAP Business One
2 2 (4.76%) SAP CO
2 2 (4.76%) SAP FI
2 2 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (4.76%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (2.38%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (4.76%) GitHub
1 2 (4.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) FTP
2 1 (2.38%) Intranet
2 1 (2.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) QlikView
1 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
General
1 38 (90.48%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) General Ledger
3 7 (16.67%) Retail
4 3 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Consultant
2 9 (21.43%) Applications Support
3 5 (11.90%) Accountant
3 5 (11.90%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) ERP Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Implementation Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) E-Business Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle Financials Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Designer
6 2 (4.76%) Drupal Designer
6 2 (4.76%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Lead Architect
6 2 (4.76%) SAP Architect
6 2 (4.76%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) HTML
2 3 (7.14%) iXBRL
3 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.76%) CSS
3 2 (4.76%) HTML5
3 2 (4.76%) JSON
3 2 (4.76%) Node.js
3 2 (4.76%) REST
3 2 (4.76%) SOAP
3 2 (4.76%) Web Services
3 2 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) W3C
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Unix
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) ERP
2 7 (16.67%) Logistics
2 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 7 (16.67%) Time Management
3 6 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (7.14%) Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (7.14%) Record to Report
5 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.76%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (4.76%) Creative Thinking
5 2 (4.76%) CRM
5 2 (4.76%) Data Architecture
5 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.76%) Open Source
5 2 (4.76%) Scrum
5 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) CIMA
2 19 (45.24%) ACCA
3 4 (9.52%) Degree
4 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) CFA
5 2 (4.76%) CISA
5 2 (4.76%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) WAI
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) SAP
2 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.90%) Sage
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle
5 2 (4.76%) Anaplan
5 2 (4.76%) Infor
5 2 (4.76%) Tagetik
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix
6 1 (2.38%) Xero