Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1135 1136 1247
Rank change year-on-year +1 +111 -52
Permanent jobs citing AAT 53 51 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.029% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.11% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 37 47 29
UK median annual salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +14.29% -30.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £19,400
90th Percentile £67,500 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +50.00% -50.00%

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 41,729 44,688 57,653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.67% 25.41% 27.68%
Number of salaries quoted 32,367 35,383 45,949
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for AAT in the UK

AAT
Top 13 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 21 February 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 +16 52 £36,000 -10.00% 22
UK excluding London -7 38 £35,000 -6.67% 18
South East +25 24 £35,000 +6.06% 4
London +23 14 £57,500 +43.75% 5
North of England -14 7 £37,500 -6.25% 5
North West -3 5 £57,500 +76.92% 1
East of England -3 3 £36,000 -28.00%
Midlands +7 2 £26,000 -20.00% 4
South West +4 2 £41,000 +46.43% 4
East Midlands -1 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -8 1 £37,500 -11.76% 3
West Midlands -15 1 £26,000 -20.61% 3
North East - 1 £37,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 48 (90.57%) Finance
2 33 (62.26%) ERP
3 25 (47.17%) SAP
4 22 (41.51%) Sage
5 16 (30.19%) SQL
6 15 (28.30%) CIMA
7 14 (26.42%) ACCA
8 11 (20.75%) Advertising
8 11 (20.75%) Presales
9 10 (18.87%) Oracle
9 10 (18.87%) SAP Business One
10 8 (15.09%) SAP FI
10 8 (15.09%) Sage 200
10 8 (15.09%) Infor
10 8 (15.09%) NetSuite
10 8 (15.09%) Sage 1000
10 8 (15.09%) Sage 500
11 6 (11.32%) Project Management
11 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
11 6 (11.32%) Degree
11 6 (11.32%) Logistics
12 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (9.43%) Retail
12 5 (9.43%) Dynamics AX
12 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
12 5 (9.43%) CRM
13 4 (7.55%) PRINCE
13 4 (7.55%) Dynamics NAV
13 4 (7.55%) Relational Database

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 (3.77%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (18.87%) SAP Business One
2 8 (15.09%) NetSuite
2 8 (15.09%) Sage 1000
2 8 (15.09%) Sage 200
2 8 (15.09%) Sage 500
2 8 (15.09%) SAP FI
3 5 (9.43%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (7.55%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (5.66%) SAP BPC
6 2 (3.77%) SAP CO
6 2 (3.77%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (3.77%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (1.89%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (3.77%) GitHub
2 2 (3.77%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.66%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
2 3 (5.66%) SAP BW
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.89%) QlikView
General
1 48 (90.57%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Advertising
3 5 (9.43%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (62.26%) Consultant
2 22 (41.51%) ERP Consultant
3 10 (18.87%) Applications Consultant
4 9 (16.98%) ERP Implementation Consultant
4 9 (16.98%) Implementation Consultant
5 8 (15.09%) Applications Support
6 7 (13.21%) Analyst
6 7 (13.21%) ERP Support
6 7 (13.21%) Support Consultant
7 6 (11.32%) Software Consultant
7 6 (11.32%) Software Implementation Consultant
8 4 (7.55%) Applications Support Consultant
8 4 (7.55%) Financial Controller
9 3 (5.66%) Cloud Consultant
9 3 (5.66%) Dynamics AX Consultant
9 3 (5.66%) E-Business Consultant
9 3 (5.66%) ERP Specialist
9 3 (5.66%) Financial Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Implementation Specialist
9 3 (5.66%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
1 2 (3.77%) CSS
1 2 (3.77%) HTML
1 2 (3.77%) HTML5
1 2 (3.77%) JSON
1 2 (3.77%) Node.js
1 2 (3.77%) REST
1 2 (3.77%) SOAP
1 2 (3.77%) Web Services
1 2 (3.77%) XML
2 1 (1.89%) iXBRL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.77%) W3C
2 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Unix
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (62.26%) ERP
2 11 (20.75%) Presales
3 6 (11.32%) Logistics
3 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
3 6 (11.32%) Project Management
4 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.43%) CRM
5 4 (7.55%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 4 (7.55%) PRINCE
5 4 (7.55%) Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (7.55%) Record to Report
6 3 (5.66%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.66%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.77%) Information Security
7 2 (3.77%) Migration
7 2 (3.77%) Scrum
7 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.77%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) ABAP
3 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.77%) PHP
4 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) CIMA
2 14 (26.42%) ACCA
3 6 (11.32%) Degree
3 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.77%) CFA
5 2 (3.77%) CISA
5 2 (3.77%) ICAEW
6 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) WAI
2 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
Vendors
1 25 (47.17%) SAP
2 22 (41.51%) Sage
3 10 (18.87%) Oracle
4 8 (15.09%) Infor
5 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.89%) IFS
6 1 (1.89%) Remedy
6 1 (1.89%) Xero