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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
UK
Rank 835 925 930
Rank change year-on-year +90 +5  
Permanent jobs citing AAT 22 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.022% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.080% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 29
Median salary £35,250 £38,750 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.03% -6.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,050 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £57,500 £65,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £37,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year -12.00% +14.50%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21051 28584 29068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.78% 27.76% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16599 22917 22807
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

AAT
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing AAT as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for AAT in the UK

AAT
Top 26 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 3 months to 24 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
England +97 21 £33,000 -14.83% 6
South East +62 9 £32,500 +30.00% 2
Berkshire +41 7 £32,750 +31.00% 1
Yorkshire - 6 £45,000 -
Hull - 4 £45,000 -
East Yorkshire - 4 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £35,250 - 1
Hungerford - 2 £33,000 -
Reading - 2 £22,500 -
London +66 1 £62,500 +47.05% 1
Hampshire +25 1 - - 1
South West +15 1 £28,500 +50.00%
East Midlands - 1 £17,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £17,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £26,500 -
Devon - 1 £28,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £33,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Torquay - 1 £28,500 -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Fleet - 1 - -
York - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £17,000 -
Leeds - 1 £52,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £52,500 -

AAT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 36 (85.71%) Finance
2 26 (61.90%) ERP
3 23 (54.76%) ACCA
4 22 (52.38%) CIMA
5 17 (40.48%) Sage
6 14 (33.33%) Manufacturing
7 12 (28.57%) SAP
7 12 (28.57%) Process Improvement
8 11 (26.19%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
9 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
10 8 (19.05%) CRM
10 8 (19.05%) MS Office
10 8 (19.05%) SQL
11 7 (16.67%) Presales
11 7 (16.67%) Advertising
12 6 (14.29%) Sage 200
12 6 (14.29%) General Ledger
13 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (11.90%) Pegasus
14 4 (9.52%) Project Management
14 4 (9.52%) Logistics
14 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
14 4 (9.52%) Degree
14 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
15 3 (7.14%) iXBRL
15 3 (7.14%) Infor
15 3 (7.14%) SAP Business One
15 3 (7.14%) Retail
15 3 (7.14%) Pegasus Opera

AAT
Top Related 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%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (19.05%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Sage 200
2 3 (7.14%) Pegasus Opera
2 3 (7.14%) SAP Business One
3 2 (4.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (4.76%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (4.76%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (4.76%) Lawson
3 2 (4.76%) NetSuite
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (4.76%) Sage 50
3 2 (4.76%) SAP BPC
3 2 (4.76%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (2.38%) Line 50
4 1 (2.38%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.38%) SAP CS
4 1 (2.38%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.38%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 36 (85.71%) Finance
2 14 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 7 (16.67%) Advertising
4 6 (14.29%) General Ledger
5 3 (7.14%) Retail
6 1 (2.38%) Legal
6 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Consultant
2 16 (38.10%) ERP Consultant
3 14 (33.33%) Software Consultant
4 13 (30.95%) Implementation Consultant
5 11 (26.19%) ERP Implementation Consultant
6 9 (21.43%) Analyst
7 8 (19.05%) Software Implementation Consultant
8 6 (14.29%) ERP Support
8 6 (14.29%) Sage Consultant
9 5 (11.90%) Support Consultant
10 3 (7.14%) Applications Support
10 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
11 2 (4.76%) Accountant
11 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
11 2 (4.76%) ERP Analyst
11 2 (4.76%) Financial Analyst
11 2 (4.76%) NetSuite Consultant
12 1 (2.38%) Assistant Accountant
12 1 (2.38%) Junior Accountant
12 1 (2.38%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) iXBRL
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) WSDL
2 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
1 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) ERP
2 12 (28.57%) Process Improvement
3 8 (19.05%) CRM
4 7 (16.67%) Presales
5 4 (9.52%) Logistics
5 4 (9.52%) Project Management
5 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.76%) Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Validation
7 1 (2.38%) DSDM
7 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.38%) RAD
7 1 (2.38%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) C
2 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (54.76%) ACCA
2 22 (52.38%) CIMA
3 4 (9.52%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Sage
2 12 (28.57%) SAP
3 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.90%) Pegasus
5 3 (7.14%) Infor
6 2 (4.76%) CODA
6 2 (4.76%) Cognos
6 2 (4.76%) Epicor
6 2 (4.76%) IBM
6 2 (4.76%) JD Edwards
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle
6 2 (4.76%) Sun
6 2 (4.76%) VMware
7 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
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