Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ECDL qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1152 1195 1252
Rank change year-on-year +43 +57 +52
Permanent jobs citing ECDL 5 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.013% 0.016% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 13
UK median annual salary £18,000 £36,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.68% +12.31% +21.50%
10th Percentile £17,500 £24,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £24,100 £43,250 £40,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £18,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -55.00% - +66.67%

ECDL 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 39,487 43,279 51,863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.61% 24.46% 26.58%
Number of salaries quoted 29,329 33,202 41,826
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

ECDL
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ECDL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ECDL in the UK

ECDL
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ECDL.

Salary trend for ECDL in the UK

ECDL
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ECDL within the UK over the 6 months to 20 September 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
UK excluding London +33 5 £18,000 -55.00% 6
England +30 4 £18,000 -45.45% 3
Midlands +17 3 £18,000 -
East Midlands +8 3 £18,000 -
East of England +17 1 £26,000 -
Wales +6 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT jobs citing ECDL 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 ECDL.

1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Information Exploitation
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Intranet
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) Publishing
2 3 (60.00%) Information Management
3 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (20.00%) MOS
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical

ECDL
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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Intranet
General
1 3 (60.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) IT Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Entry Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Officer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (60.00%) Information Exploitation
2 3 (60.00%) Information Management
3 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft