Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
UK
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1086 1155 1159
Rank change year-on-year +69 +4 +115
Permanent jobs citing AAT 39 46 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.026% 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 22 37 49
UK median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% -17.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,550 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,375 £67,500 £49,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.52% -12.00% -6.25%

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 37,643 42,669 48,361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.80% 23.95% 26.11%
Number of salaries quoted 27,589 32,795 38,603
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.98%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +74 39 £35,000 +6.06% 19
UK excluding London +46 24 £32,500 -1.52% 16
London +48 14 £62,500 +16.28% 4
North of England +34 8 £27,500 -26.67% 5
Yorkshire +34 7 £27,500 -26.67% 4
Midlands +27 7 £49,250 - 2
South East -16 6 £27,750 -9.02% 4
West Midlands +42 5 £56,000 - 2
East Midlands +28 2 £35,000 -
East of England - 2 £58,750 - 1
South West +20 1 - - 3
North West +17 1 £27,500 -52.17% 1

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 37 (94.87%) Finance
2 23 (58.97%) ACCA
3 21 (53.85%) CIMA
4 18 (46.15%) SAP
5 16 (41.03%) SQL
5 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
6 12 (30.77%) ERP
6 12 (30.77%) Dynamics NAV
7 11 (28.21%) NetSuite
8 10 (25.64%) Infor
8 10 (25.64%) Sage
9 8 (20.51%) Advertising
9 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (20.51%) Degree
10 6 (15.38%) SAP Business One
10 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
11 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
11 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (12.82%) Sage 200
11 5 (12.82%) Sage 1000
11 5 (12.82%) Sage 500
11 5 (12.82%) Customer-Centricity
12 4 (10.26%) Adaptive Insights
12 4 (10.26%) Accounts Receivable
12 4 (10.26%) Presales
12 4 (10.26%) Power BI
12 4 (10.26%) QlikView
12 4 (10.26%) Tableau
12 4 (10.26%) Manufacturing

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 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (28.21%) NetSuite
3 6 (15.38%) SAP Business One
4 5 (12.82%) Sage 1000
4 5 (12.82%) Sage 200
4 5 (12.82%) Sage 500
5 4 (10.26%) SAP MDM
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (7.69%) SAP BPC
6 3 (7.69%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (5.13%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (5.13%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (5.13%) Lawson
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (5.13%) SAP PSCD
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (2.56%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Power BI
2 4 (10.26%) QlikView
3 1 (2.56%) SAP BW
General
1 37 (94.87%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Advertising
3 4 (10.26%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.69%) Swedish Language
5 2 (5.13%) General Ledger
5 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Consultant
2 8 (20.51%) Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) NetSuite Consultant
4 6 (15.38%) SAP Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
5 5 (12.82%) Financial Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Implementation Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) Accounts Assistant
6 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Data Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Master Data Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) SAP BI Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) SAP Data Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) SAP Financial Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) SAP Master Data Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) SAP MDM Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Software Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) ERP Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) HTML
1 1 (2.56%) iXBRL
1 1 (2.56%) JSON
1 1 (2.56%) SOAP
1 1 (2.56%) Visualforce
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
1 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) ERP
2 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (12.82%) Customer-Centricity
4 4 (10.26%) Accounts Receivable
4 4 (10.26%) Presales
5 3 (7.69%) Accounts Payable
5 3 (7.69%) CRM
5 3 (7.69%) Project Management
5 3 (7.69%) Revenue Management
6 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Deadline-Driven
6 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 1 (2.56%) Business Process Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) C
3 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) Apex Code
4 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (58.97%) ACCA
2 21 (53.85%) CIMA
3 8 (20.51%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.56%) GDPR
2 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) SAP
2 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
3 10 (25.64%) Infor
3 10 (25.64%) Sage
4 4 (10.26%) Adaptive Insights
4 4 (10.26%) Epicor
4 4 (10.26%) JD Edwards
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle
4 4 (10.26%) Tableau
5 2 (5.13%) CODA
5 2 (5.13%) Pegasus
5 2 (5.13%) Sun
6 1 (2.56%) Google
6 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.56%) Xero