The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for NVQ Level 4 qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

National Vocational Qualification Level 4 (NVQ Level 4)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 871 913 961
Rank change year-on-year +42 +48  
Permanent jobs citing NVQ Level 4 1 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.011% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.005% 0.042% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 10
Median salary £26,500 £35,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.28% +40.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £31,779 £32,500
% change year-on-year -16.61% -2.21%  

NVQ Level 4 is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21651 25902 30444
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.58% 26.68% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16870 20937 24141
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

NVQ Level 4
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing NVQ Level 4 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for NVQ Level 4 in the UK

NVQ Level 4
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NVQ Level 4.

Salary trend for NVQ Level 4 in the UK

NVQ Level 4
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NVQ Level 4 within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 1 £26,500 -24.28% 2
Tyne and Wear - 1 £26,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £26,500 -
North East - 1 £26,500 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing NVQ Level 4 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 NVQ Level 4.

1 3 (100.00%) HND
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) MPEG
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DAB
3 1 (33.33%) HNC
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2

NVQ Level 4
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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DAB
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Support Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (33.33%) MPEG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) HND
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) HNC
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago