Period
to 26 September 2017

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 26 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1176 1231 1282
Rank change year-on-year +55 +51 +26
Permanent jobs citing ECDL 7 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.005% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.016% 0.020% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 13
UK median annual salary £36,500 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.31% +18.18% -8.33%
10th Percentile £24,500 £30,525 £20,800
90th Percentile £43,250 £41,750 £38,400
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £25,750
% change year-on-year - +55.34% +9.57%

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 43164 50873 60082
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.33% 26.39% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 33108 41054 48068
UK median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ECDL over the 6 months to 26 September 2017.

Salary histogram for ECDL in the UK

ECDL
Top 7 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 26 September 2017. 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 +39 5 £33,000 +1.54%
UK excluding London +38 4 £40,000 -
London +8 3 £33,000 +1.54%
Wales +8 2 £40,000 -27.27%
Midlands +25 1 £18,000 -52.00%
East Midlands - 1 £18,000 -
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 September 2017, IT jobs citing ECDL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ECDL.

1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Statistics
4 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (28.57%) COBIT
4 2 (28.57%) CITP
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) NHS
4 2 (28.57%) Benchmarking
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (28.57%) Legal
4 2 (28.57%) CISA
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Billing
5 1 (14.29%) MOS
5 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information

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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Billing
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
1 1 (14.29%) IT Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (14.29%) IT Services Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Junior
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Trainer
1 1 (14.29%) Project Officer
1 1 (14.29%) Project Support Officer
1 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Support Officer
1 1 (14.29%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) Statistics
4 2 (28.57%) Benchmarking
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) ITSM
5 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) CISA
2 2 (28.57%) CITP
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) MCT
3 1 (14.29%) MOS
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) COBIT
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy