Period
to 20 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for HAZOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited HAZOP over the 6 months to 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Hazard and Operability Study (HAZOP)
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 734 998 1127
Rank change year-on-year +264 +129 +65
Permanent jobs citing HAZOP 29 26 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.021% 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.38% 0.16% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 3
Median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.73% - -
10th Percentile £44,189 £42,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £60,000 £77,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +22.73% - -

HAZOP 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 7,615 15,793 20,717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.98% 12.60% 13.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5,667 12,272 15,411
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

HAZOP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for HAZOP in the UK

HAZOP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for HAZOP in the UK

HAZOP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing HAZOP over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for HAZOP in the UK

HAZOP
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HAZOP within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 2021. 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 +202 25 £67,500 +22.73% 6
England +243 22 £67,500 +22.73% 5
South West +76 22 £67,500 +22.73%
Wales - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, IT jobs citing HAZOP 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 HAZOP.

1 22 (75.86%) Risk Management
1 22 (75.86%) FMECA
1 22 (75.86%) Security Cleared
1 22 (75.86%) Def Stans
1 22 (75.86%) Systems Engineering
2 7 (24.14%) HNC
2 7 (24.14%) HND
2 7 (24.14%) Aerospace
2 7 (24.14%) Manufacturing
2 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (24.14%) Risk Assessment
2 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Data Analytics
3 1 (3.45%) Analytics
3 1 (3.45%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) C

HAZOP
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:

General
1 7 (24.14%) Aerospace
1 7 (24.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Principal Engineer
1 21 (72.41%) Principal Systems Engineer
1 21 (72.41%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Control Systems Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) FMECA
1 22 (75.86%) Risk Management
1 22 (75.86%) Systems Engineering
2 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (24.14%) Risk Assessment
2 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.45%) Analytics
3 1 (3.45%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (75.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) HNC
2 7 (24.14%) HND
3 1 (3.45%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (75.86%) Def Stans