Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for GNVQ qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

General National Vocational Qualification (GNVQ)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1139 1216 1306
Rank change year-on-year +77 +90 +8
Permanent jobs citing GNVQ 38 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.003% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.088% 0.012% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 38 6 8
UK median annual salary £23,000 £27,000 £25,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.81% +4.85% -20.77%
10th Percentile £16,500 £18,000 £20,475
90th Percentile £39,000 £44,250 £28,225
UK excluding London median annual salary £23,000 £31,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -25.81% +24.00% +66.67%

GNVQ 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 43053 49751 60118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.06% 26.20% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 33093 39924 48041
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

GNVQ
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for GNVQ in the UK

GNVQ
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for GNVQ in the UK

GNVQ
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GNVQ over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GNVQ in the UK

GNVQ
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GNVQ within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 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
UK excluding London +95 38 £23,000 -25.81% 1
England +55 34 £27,500 -11.29% 1
Midlands +43 18 £30,000 -20.00%
West Midlands +33 18 £30,000 -20.00%
South West -3 8 £20,000 -50.00%
South East +39 5 £17,000 - 1
Wales - 4 £23,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £27,500 -
North of England - 3 £27,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing GNVQ 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 GNVQ.

1 32 (84.21%) HND
1 32 (84.21%) Computer Science
1 32 (84.21%) Degree
1 32 (84.21%) Computer Science Degree
2 28 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 20 (52.63%) Automotive
4 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (42.11%) Software Engineering
5 14 (36.84%) A+ Certification
6 12 (31.58%) Windows
7 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
8 10 (26.32%) ITIL
9 8 (21.05%) MVC
9 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (21.05%) Ajax
9 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
9 8 (21.05%) CSS
9 8 (21.05%) T-SQL
9 8 (21.05%) .NET
9 8 (21.05%) C
9 8 (21.05%) C#
9 8 (21.05%) C++
9 8 (21.05%) HTML
9 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
9 8 (21.05%) Embedded C
9 8 (21.05%) Embedded C++
9 8 (21.05%) Firmware
9 8 (21.05%) Windows XP
9 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC

GNVQ
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:

Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Internet
2 3 (7.89%) LAN
2 3 (7.89%) VPN
2 3 (7.89%) WAN
2 3 (7.89%) WebEx
3 1 (2.63%) ISDN
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 20 (52.63%) Automotive
2 8 (21.05%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) IT Support
2 10 (26.32%) Support Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) .NET Developer
4 8 (21.05%) .NET Software Developer
4 8 (21.05%) 1st Line Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) 1st Line Support
4 8 (21.05%) Agile .NET Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Agile C# Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Applications Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (21.05%) C# Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Data Centre Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Firmware Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) IT Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) IT Support Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) .NET
1 8 (21.05%) Ajax
1 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
1 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (21.05%) CSS
1 8 (21.05%) HTML
1 8 (21.05%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 32 (84.21%) Computer Science
2 8 (21.05%) CAN bus
2 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Windows XP
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
4 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
5 4 (10.53%) Linux
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Software Engineering
2 10 (26.32%) ITIL
3 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) MVC
3 8 (21.05%) Presales
3 8 (21.05%) SDLC
4 4 (10.53%) CRM
5 2 (5.26%) Information Security
5 2 (5.26%) Logistics
5 2 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) C
1 8 (21.05%) C#
1 8 (21.05%) C++
1 8 (21.05%) Embedded C
1 8 (21.05%) Embedded C++
1 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
1 8 (21.05%) T-SQL
2 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (84.21%) Computer Science Degree
1 32 (84.21%) Degree
1 32 (84.21%) HND
2 16 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (36.84%) A+ Certification
4 8 (21.05%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.89%) MCP
5 3 (7.89%) MCSA
5 3 (7.89%) MCSE
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Firmware
2 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) DameWare
1 3 (7.89%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 28 (73.68%) Microsoft