NVQ Level 3 Jobs

National Vocational Qualification Level 3 (NVQ Level 3)
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for NVQ Level 3 qualifications. It includes a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months leading up to 14 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
14 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 802 894 1246
Rank change year-on-year +92 +352 -270
Permanent jobs citing NVQ Level 3 86 9 26
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.083% 0.011% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.032% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 42 6 4
10th Percentile £29,971 £22,637 £23,188
25th Percentile £30,380 £23,014 £26,281
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £24,033 £30,250
Median % change year-on-year +108.05% -20.55% +4.31%
75th Percentile - £25,122 £36,250
90th Percentile £61,500 £26,684 £40,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,985 £24,033 £28,000
% change year-on-year +33.08% -14.17% +33.33%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK

NVQ Level 3 falls under the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 27,211 28,486 50,316
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 26.32% 33.37% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 16,294 14,268 20,235
10th Percentile £29,000 £32,000 £30,825
25th Percentile £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.83% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £70,250 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +8.25% +2.11%

NVQ Level 3
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing NVQ Level 3 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for NVQ Level 3 in the UK

NVQ Level 3
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing NVQ Level 3.

Salary trend for NVQ Level 3 in the UK

NVQ Level 3
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing NVQ Level 3 over the 6 months to 14 July 2024.

Salary histogram for NVQ Level 3 in the UK

NVQ Level 3
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NVQ Level 3 within the UK over the 6 months to 14 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England +70 85 £50,000 +108.05% 513
UK excluding London -3 54 £31,985 +33.08% 514
London - 32 £50,000 - 57
South East +5 27 £50,000 +107.86% 93
North of England +1 11 £30,673 +32.34% 98
East of England -9 9 £31,985 +21.80% 49
Work from Home +60 6 £40,000 +72.58% 19
Yorkshire - 6 £30,673 - 29
North West - 5 £23,114 - 46
South West - 4 £40,000 - 152
West Midlands -30 2 - - 31
Midlands -48 2 - - 96
Scotland - 1 £44,000 - 7

NVQ Level 3
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (22.09%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (6.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Primavera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (33.72%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.81%) CorVu
2 5 (5.81%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.16%) MS Access
3 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 40 (46.51%) Retail
2 19 (22.09%) Social Skills
3 14 (16.28%) Manufacturing
4 12 (13.95%) Aerospace
4 12 (13.95%) Automotive
4 12 (13.95%) Electronics
4 12 (13.95%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (13.95%) Telecoms
5 6 (6.98%) Social Housing
6 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.33%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (1.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (33.72%) Coordinator
1 29 (33.72%) Senior
2 21 (24.42%) Project Manager
3 3 (3.49%) Test Engineer
4 2 (2.33%) Analyst
4 2 (2.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (2.33%) EMC Engineer
4 2 (2.33%) EMC Test Engineer
5 1 (1.16%) IT Engineer
5 1 (1.16%) IT Support
5 1 (1.16%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (1.16%) Junior
5 1 (1.16%) Junior IT Engineer
5 1 (1.16%) Junior IT Support
5 1 (1.16%) Support Engineer
5 1 (1.16%) Support Technician
5 1 (1.16%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (1.16%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (1.16%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (1.16%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.16%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 39 (45.35%) Driving Licence
2 8 (9.30%) Renewable Energy
3 7 (8.14%) NHS
4 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.16%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.49%) Android
1 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
1 3 (3.49%) Windows
2 1 (1.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (47.67%) Problem-Solving
2 30 (34.88%) Risk Management
3 29 (33.72%) Project Delivery
3 29 (33.72%) Risk Assessment
4 19 (22.09%) Project Management
5 17 (19.77%) Mathematics
6 13 (15.12%) Asset Management
7 10 (11.63%) Budget Management
8 8 (9.30%) Project Planning
9 7 (8.14%) Agile
10 6 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (6.98%) Workflow
11 5 (5.81%) Data Management
11 5 (5.81%) Document Management
11 5 (5.81%) Service Delivery
12 4 (4.65%) Zero Defects
13 2 (2.33%) Business Development
13 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
13 2 (2.33%) Programme Delivery
13 2 (2.33%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) Degree
2 3 (3.49%) HND
3 2 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.16%) HNC
4 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.12%) ISO 9001
2 12 (13.95%) ISO/IEC 17025
3 11 (12.79%) QA
4 2 (2.33%) COSHH
4 2 (2.33%) ISO 14001
5 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 33 (38.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.65%) Google
3 2 (2.33%) EMC
4 1 (1.16%) NEC