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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 861 887 907
Rank change year-on-year +26 +20  
Permanent jobs citing AAT 13 48 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.049% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.060% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 41 49
Median salary £28,750 £35,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.85% -36.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £27,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,063 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,250 £35,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -27.85% -36.36%  

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 21844 26201 30066
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.56% 26.63% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35718 44855 48776
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 £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for AAT in the UK

AAT
Top 6 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 28 June 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 +14 13 £28,750 -17.85% 13
UK excluding London +6 11 £25,250 -27.85% 11
South East +43 9 £23,500 -32.85% 5
London +27 2 £44,375 +10.93% 2
North of England -15 1 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Midlands - 1 £32,500 - 3

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 31 (88.57%) Finance
2 15 (42.86%) ACCA
2 15 (42.86%) SAP
3 14 (40.00%) CIMA
4 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
5 12 (34.29%) ERP
6 11 (31.43%) Sage
7 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (22.86%) SQL
9 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (20.00%) General Ledger
9 7 (20.00%) Presales
10 6 (17.14%) Infor
10 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (14.29%) Advertising
11 5 (14.29%) Project Management
11 5 (14.29%) Unit4 Business World
11 5 (14.29%) SAP Business One
11 5 (14.29%) Process Improvement
12 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
12 4 (11.43%) Logistics
12 4 (11.43%) Degree
12 4 (11.43%) iXBRL
12 4 (11.43%) Sage 200
12 4 (11.43%) Windows
13 3 (8.57%) Oracle Financials
13 3 (8.57%) Oracle
13 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
13 3 (8.57%) Lawson
13 3 (8.57%) Broadband

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 (5.71%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.86%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) SAP Business One
1 5 (14.29%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (11.43%) Sage 200
3 3 (8.57%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (8.57%) Lawson
3 3 (8.57%) NetSuite
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (5.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.71%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (5.71%) Sage 50
4 2 (5.71%) SAP BPC
5 1 (2.86%) Line 50
5 1 (2.86%) SAP CO
5 1 (2.86%) SAP CS
5 1 (2.86%) SAP FI
5 1 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (2.86%) SAP MM
5 1 (2.86%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.86%) PowerPivot
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 31 (88.57%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) General Ledger
3 5 (14.29%) Advertising
4 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Consultant
2 8 (22.86%) Implementation Consultant
3 7 (20.00%) Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Applications Support
4 6 (17.14%) Software Consultant
5 5 (14.29%) ERP Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Sage Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Software Implementation Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Support Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Accountant
7 3 (8.57%) ERP Implementation Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) NetSuite Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) ERP Support
8 2 (5.71%) Pensions Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) SQL Support Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Systems Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) iXBRL
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Unix
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) ERP
2 7 (20.00%) Presales
3 5 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 5 (14.29%) Project Management
4 4 (11.43%) Logistics
4 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
5 3 (8.57%) Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.71%) Time Management
7 1 (2.86%) Change Management
7 1 (2.86%) CRM
7 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) MATLAB
2 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) ACCA
2 14 (40.00%) CIMA
3 4 (11.43%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) SAP
2 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
3 11 (31.43%) Sage
4 6 (17.14%) Infor
5 3 (8.57%) CODA
5 3 (8.57%) Epicor
5 3 (8.57%) JD Edwards
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle
5 3 (8.57%) Pegasus
5 3 (8.57%) Sun
6 2 (5.71%) Citrix
6 2 (5.71%) Cognos
6 2 (5.71%) IBM
6 2 (5.71%) VMware
Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Anderson Frank
Posted: Yesterday
Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + AAT Study Support
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The SmartList
Posted: 8 days ago
Warwick
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago