Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1049 1104 1142
Rank change year-on-year +55 +38 +66
Permanent jobs citing AAT 49 82 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.048% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.20% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 43 62 32
UK median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% +6.06% -12.00%
10th Percentile £21,750 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £59,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,250 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +37.50% -7.69% -7.80%

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 35,397 40,945 42,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.63% 23.78% 24.96%
Number of salaries quoted 25,374 30,885 33,583
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,582 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.94% +4.90% -

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 19 June 2019.

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 19 June 2019. 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 +70 45 £42,500 +21.43% 10
UK excluding London +50 31 £41,250 +37.50% 7
London +77 14 £65,000 +52.94% 3
South West +25 11 £55,000 +81.82% 1
South East +16 9 £52,500 +87.50% 1
North of England +29 6 £22,500 - 3
North West +32 5 £22,500 - 3
Midlands +37 4 £37,500 +30.43% 1
West Midlands +29 4 £37,500 +25.00% 1
North East - 1 £45,000 -
Wales - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 43 (87.76%) Finance
2 30 (61.22%) ERP
3 28 (57.14%) SAP
4 27 (55.10%) ACCA
5 23 (46.94%) CIMA
6 21 (42.86%) NetSuite
7 20 (40.82%) Project Management
8 19 (38.78%) Oracle
9 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
10 16 (32.65%) SQL
11 15 (30.61%) CRM
12 13 (26.53%) Sage
12 13 (26.53%) Degree
13 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Excel
14 10 (20.41%) PRINCE2
14 10 (20.41%) Infor
14 10 (20.41%) Oracle Assets
15 9 (18.37%) SAP Business One
15 9 (18.37%) Crystal Reports
15 9 (18.37%) JD Edwards
15 9 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (18.37%) Information Security
16 8 (16.33%) Unit4 Business World
16 8 (16.33%) Lawson
16 8 (16.33%) Epicor
16 8 (16.33%) Dynamics NAV
17 7 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
17 7 (14.29%) Presales
17 7 (14.29%) Cash Management
18 6 (12.24%) Management Information System

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:

Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 21 (42.86%) NetSuite
2 10 (20.41%) Oracle Assets
3 9 (18.37%) SAP Business One
4 8 (16.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (16.33%) Lawson
4 8 (16.33%) Unit4 Business World
5 7 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (12.24%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (10.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (10.20%) Sage 200
8 3 (6.12%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (6.12%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (4.08%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (4.08%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (4.08%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (2.04%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (12.24%) SaaS
2 5 (10.20%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (6.12%) Office 365
4 1 (2.04%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) Power BI
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 43 (87.76%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
2 5 (10.20%) Marketing
3 3 (6.12%) General Ledger
3 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (61.22%) Consultant
2 9 (18.37%) SAP Business One Consultant
2 9 (18.37%) SAP Consultant
3 8 (16.33%) ERP Consultant
4 7 (14.29%) Support Consultant
5 6 (12.24%) Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Applications Support
6 5 (10.20%) Applications Consultant
6 5 (10.20%) Applications Support Consultant
6 5 (10.20%) Business Consultant
6 5 (10.20%) SAP Business Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) NetSuite Consultant
8 3 (6.12%) Implementation Consultant
8 3 (6.12%) Product Manager
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (6.12%) Software Consultant
9 2 (4.08%) Programme Manager
9 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Manager
9 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
1 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.04%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.16%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (6.12%) AS400
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (61.22%) ERP
2 20 (40.82%) Project Management
3 15 (30.61%) CRM
4 10 (20.41%) PRINCE2
5 9 (18.37%) Information Security
5 9 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (14.29%) Cash Management
6 7 (14.29%) Presales
7 5 (10.20%) Change Control
7 5 (10.20%) Order to Cash
7 5 (10.20%) People Management
7 5 (10.20%) Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (10.20%) Record to Report
8 4 (8.16%) Data Migration
8 4 (8.16%) Decision-Making
8 4 (8.16%) Migration
8 4 (8.16%) PRINCE
9 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.12%) Deadline-Driven
9 3 (6.12%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) C
2 1 (2.04%) C#
2 1 (2.04%) Java
2 1 (2.04%) Python
2 1 (2.04%) Ruby
2 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (55.10%) ACCA
2 23 (46.94%) CIMA
3 13 (26.53%) Degree
4 5 (10.20%) ICAEW
4 5 (10.20%) PMI Certification
4 5 (10.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) IFRS
2 2 (4.08%) PMO
Vendors
1 28 (57.14%) SAP
2 19 (38.78%) Oracle
3 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
4 13 (26.53%) Sage
5 10 (20.41%) Infor
6 9 (18.37%) JD Edwards
7 8 (16.33%) Epicor
8 5 (10.20%) IFS
8 5 (10.20%) Xero
9 3 (6.12%) CODA
9 3 (6.12%) Pegasus
9 3 (6.12%) Sun
10 2 (4.08%) Hyperion
10 2 (4.08%) Progress
11 1 (2.04%) Adaptive Insights