Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Disclosure Scotland
UK
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 687 1078 1108
Rank change year-on-year +391 +30 +32
Permanent jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 2 1 35
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.001% 0.021%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.035% 0.006% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 15
Median annual salary - £72,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +107.14% -51.05%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £72,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year - +71.60% -40.91%

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 5,735 17,966 21,745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.75% 13.16% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4,482 13,485 16,475
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 4 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 24 October 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 +323 2 - - 3
England +377 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - - 3
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance

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 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (100.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Spring Boot
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) A/B Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Trunk-Based Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Java 8
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft