Period
to 3 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Disclosure Scotland over the 6 months to 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disclosure Scotland
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 837 1110 1175
Rank change year-on-year +273 +65 -32
Permanent jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 7 8 44
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.005% 0.025%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.072% 0.040% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 25
Median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.04% +17.07% -42.66%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,775 £28,150
90th Percentile £48,750 £51,975 £46,773
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -1.04% +26.32% -44.93%

Disclosure Scotland is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 9,674 20,202 22,893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.22% 13.78% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 7,360 14,792 17,540
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%

Disclosure Scotland
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Disclosure Scotland as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Disclosure Scotland in the UK

Disclosure Scotland
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Disclosure Scotland.

Salary trend for Disclosure Scotland in the UK

Disclosure Scotland
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland within the UK over the 6 months to 3 July 2020. 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
UK excluding London +238 7 £47,500 -1.04% 1
Scotland +96 6 £47,500 +38.56%
Work from Home - 6 £47,500 -
England +275 1 - - 1
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 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 Disclosure Scotland.

1 6 (85.71%) Artificial Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) QA
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
1 6 (85.71%) Ranorex
2 1 (14.29%) Public Sector
2 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management

Disclosure Scotland
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
1 6 (85.71%) Ranorex
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
General
1 1 (14.29%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) QA Automation Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) QA Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) QA Test Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Artificial Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft