Period
to 1 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for GPG13 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GPG13 over the 6 months to 1 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Good Practice Guide 13 (GPG 13)
UK
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 685 1066 1119
Rank change year-on-year +381 +53 +70
Permanent jobs citing GPG13 4 10 57
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.007% 0.034%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.070% 0.054% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 48
Median annual salary - £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% -2.93%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +43.55%

GPG13 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 5,727 18,670 21,752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.92% 13.31% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4,432 13,835 16,528
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

GPG13
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing GPG13 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for GPG13 in the UK

GPG13
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GPG13.

Salary trend for GPG13 in the UK

GPG13
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPG13 within the UK over the 6 months to 1 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
England +389 4 - -
UK excluding London +337 4 - -
Midlands +141 4 - -
West Midlands +106 4 - -

For the 6 months to 1 October 2020, IT jobs citing GPG13 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 GPG13.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) SIEM
1 4 (100.00%) Regular Expression
1 4 (100.00%) Big Data
1 4 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (100.00%) Coaching
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

GPG13
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Coaching
1 4 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (100.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared