Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1096 1151 1194
Rank change year-on-year +55 +43 +34
Permanent jobs citing AAT 73 45 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.025% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 57 38 68
UK median annual salary £30,000 £32,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.40% -6.43% -36.36%
10th Percentile £25,500 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £59,900 £42,375 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £28,000 £32,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -8.57% -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 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 40,166 43,367 53,629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.68% 24.48% 26.99%
Number of salaries quoted 29,840 33,323 43,325
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 2018. 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 +95 72 £30,000 -7.69% 6
UK excluding London +21 54 £28,000 -12.50% 5
London +39 18 £40,000 +5.26% 1
South East -26 18 £27,750 -4.31% 2
Midlands +37 17 £36,000 +9.09%
West Midlands +39 13 £36,000 +9.09%
North of England +39 9 £27,500 -26.67%
Yorkshire - 6 £27,500 -
East of England - 6 £57,500 - 2
South West - 4 £30,250 - 1
East Midlands - 4 £21,000 -
North West - 3 £25,000 -

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 72 (98.63%) Finance
2 37 (50.68%) CIMA
3 35 (47.95%) Microsoft
4 32 (43.84%) SQL
5 31 (42.47%) Dynamics NAV
6 27 (36.99%) ACCA
7 26 (35.62%) ERP
8 20 (27.40%) SAP
8 20 (27.40%) Sage
9 19 (26.03%) Microsoft Excel
10 18 (24.66%) Advertising
11 16 (21.92%) Degree
11 16 (21.92%) NetSuite
12 12 (16.44%) SAP Business One
13 11 (15.07%) Infor
13 11 (15.07%) Back Office
14 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Office
14 10 (13.70%) Presales
15 9 (12.33%) CRM
16 8 (10.96%) C
16 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
16 8 (10.96%) JD Edwards
16 8 (10.96%) Manufacturing
16 8 (10.96%) Retail
16 8 (10.96%) Customer-Centricity
17 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
17 7 (9.59%) Accounts Receivable
17 7 (9.59%) Sage 200
17 7 (9.59%) Oracle
18 6 (8.22%) Unit4 Business World

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 19 (26.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 31 (42.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 16 (21.92%) NetSuite
3 12 (16.44%) SAP Business One
4 7 (9.59%) Sage 200
5 6 (8.22%) Sage 1000
5 6 (8.22%) Sage 500
5 6 (8.22%) Unit4 Business World
6 5 (6.85%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (5.48%) SAP FI
8 3 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (4.11%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (2.74%) Lawson
9 2 (2.74%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (2.74%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (1.37%) Line 50
10 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (1.37%) SAP CO
10 1 (1.37%) SAP FI/CO
10 1 (1.37%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) SaaS
2 4 (5.48%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.37%) Big Data
3 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.37%) Power BI
3 1 (1.37%) QlikView
3 1 (1.37%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.37%) SAP HANA
General
1 72 (98.63%) Finance
2 18 (24.66%) Advertising
3 11 (15.07%) Back Office
4 8 (10.96%) Manufacturing
4 8 (10.96%) Retail
5 5 (6.85%) Billing
6 4 (5.48%) Legal
7 3 (4.11%) Swedish Language
8 2 (2.74%) General Ledger
9 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (36.99%) Consultant
2 13 (17.81%) Accountant
2 13 (17.81%) Analyst
3 10 (13.70%) Accounts Assistant
3 10 (13.70%) Management Accountant
4 9 (12.33%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
5 8 (10.96%) Assistant Accountant
5 8 (10.96%) Implementation Consultant
6 7 (9.59%) Financial Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) NetSuite Consultant
8 5 (6.85%) ERP Consultant
8 5 (6.85%) Software Consultant
9 4 (5.48%) Applications Consultant
9 4 (5.48%) SAP Business One Consultant
9 4 (5.48%) SAP Consultant
10 3 (4.11%) Applications Support
10 3 (4.11%) ERP Implementation Consultant
10 3 (4.11%) Software Implementation Consultant
11 2 (2.74%) Commercial Analyst
11 2 (2.74%) Junior Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) iXBRL
1 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.85%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.37%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.62%) ERP
2 10 (13.70%) Presales
3 9 (12.33%) CRM
4 8 (10.96%) Customer-Centricity
5 7 (9.59%) Accounts Receivable
6 6 (8.22%) Accounts Payable
6 6 (8.22%) Project Management
7 5 (6.85%) Data Migration
7 5 (6.85%) Migration
8 4 (5.48%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.48%) Information Security
8 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.48%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.11%) Logistics
9 3 (4.11%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (2.74%) Business Analysis
10 2 (2.74%) Data Entry
10 2 (2.74%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.84%) SQL
2 8 (10.96%) C
3 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.74%) VBA
4 1 (1.37%) ABAP
4 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 37 (50.68%) CIMA
2 27 (36.99%) ACCA
3 16 (21.92%) Degree
4 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.37%) CCAB
5 1 (1.37%) HND
5 1 (1.37%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) GAAP
1 3 (4.11%) IFRS
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
Vendors
1 35 (47.95%) Microsoft
2 20 (27.40%) Sage
2 20 (27.40%) SAP
3 11 (15.07%) Infor
4 8 (10.96%) JD Edwards
5 7 (9.59%) Oracle
6 6 (8.22%) Epicor
7 2 (2.74%) CODA
7 2 (2.74%) Pegasus
7 2 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.74%) Sun
7 2 (2.74%) Xero
8 1 (1.37%) Adaptive Insights
8 1 (1.37%) CA
8 1 (1.37%) Concur
8 1 (1.37%) Tableau