Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for QMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QMS over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Management System (QMS)
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 997 1009 1035
Rank change year-on-year +12 +26 +94
Permanent jobs citing QMS 136 195 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.085% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.093% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 102 166 169
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +12.94%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,875 £27,875
90th Percentile £85,000 £73,750 £66,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £49,500 £45,250
% change year-on-year +6.06% +9.39% +6.47%

QMS is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 146,225 165,096 168,704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.56% 91.88% 91.26%
Number of salaries quoted 115,831 131,154 139,968
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,650 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

QMS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for QMS in the UK

QMS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for QMS in the UK

QMS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QMS over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for QMS in the UK

QMS
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QMS within the UK over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. 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 0 128 £55,000 +10.00% 49
UK excluding London -3 100 £52,500 +6.06% 55
South East +3 38 £57,500 +16.16% 12
London +72 35 £70,000 +40.00% 4
South West +33 31 £45,000 -25.00% 9
East of England +25 14 £41,250 -8.33% 4
Midlands -1 7 £39,000 -22.00% 10
West Midlands -12 7 £39,000 -29.09% 6
Scotland - 5 £56,250 - 5
Wales -2 3 £45,000 +23.29% 5
North of England +25 2 £36,500 -47.10% 10
North West +13 2 £36,500 -14.12% 5

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing QMS 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 QMS.

1 102 (75.00%) Quality Management
2 45 (33.09%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (27.21%) Web Services
4 32 (23.53%) Finance
5 30 (22.06%) C#
6 26 (19.12%) QA
7 25 (18.38%) Microsoft
8 23 (16.91%) .NET
8 23 (16.91%) SQL Server
8 23 (16.91%) Degree
8 23 (16.91%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (16.18%) Project Management
10 21 (15.44%) Oracle
11 20 (14.71%) PRINCE2
12 19 (13.97%) XML
12 19 (13.97%) ETL
12 19 (13.97%) Computer Science
12 19 (13.97%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (13.24%) ISO 9001
13 18 (13.24%) Line Management
13 18 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
13 18 (13.24%) Waterfall
14 17 (12.50%) PMO
14 17 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
15 16 (11.76%) Java
15 16 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 16 (11.76%) ISMS
16 15 (11.03%) SQL Server 2008

QMS
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.68%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (3.68%) MQSeries
1 5 (3.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (3.68%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.74%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.74%) CMS
2 1 (0.74%) IIS
2 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.94%) Doxygen
2 4 (2.94%) FrameMaker
2 4 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.74%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.74%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.74%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.15%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (5.15%) SaaS
3 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.47%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.47%) CloudFront
4 2 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.41%) Internet
2 5 (3.68%) RS-232
3 4 (2.94%) Modbus
3 4 (2.94%) PPP
3 4 (2.94%) Profibus
3 4 (2.94%) RS-422
3 4 (2.94%) RS-485
3 4 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.47%) SAN
4 2 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.91%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
3 16 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (11.03%) Relational Database
4 15 (11.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (10.29%) PowerCenter
5 14 (10.29%) RDBMS
6 13 (9.56%) QualityStage
6 13 (9.56%) SAP Data Services
7 5 (3.68%) DB2
8 4 (2.94%) EDMS
8 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.21%) Power BI
10 2 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.47%) MySQL
10 2 (1.47%) Qlik Sense
10 2 (1.47%) QlikView
11 1 (0.74%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (8.09%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (5.15%) Maven
3 7 (5.15%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.94%) MSBuild
4 4 (2.94%) NUnit
4 4 (2.94%) ReSharper
4 4 (2.94%) StyleCop
4 4 (2.94%) Subversion
5 3 (2.21%) Android Studio
5 3 (2.21%) Gradle
5 3 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.47%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.74%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.74%) JIRA
7 1 (0.74%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.74%) Selenium
General
1 32 (23.53%) Finance
2 9 (6.62%) Electronics
2 9 (6.62%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.15%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.41%) Banking
4 6 (4.41%) Marketing
5 4 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.94%) Publishing
5 4 (2.94%) Retail
6 3 (2.21%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (1.47%) Law
7 2 (1.47%) Legal
7 2 (1.47%) Military
8 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.74%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 19 (13.97%) Developer
2 18 (13.24%) Analyst
3 16 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 16 (11.76%) Quality Manager
4 13 (9.56%) Project Leader
4 13 (9.56%) Software Engineer
5 12 (8.82%) Digital Project Manager
6 8 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (5.15%) C# Software Engineer
7 7 (5.15%) Lead Developer
8 6 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (3.68%) Junior
9 5 (3.68%) QA Analyst
9 5 (3.68%) Senior QA Analyst
10 4 (2.94%) Author
10 4 (2.94%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (2.94%) Junior Analyst
10 4 (2.94%) Quality Engineer
10 4 (2.94%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.94%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (27.21%) Web Services
2 23 (16.91%) .NET
3 19 (13.97%) XML
4 10 (7.35%) REST
5 9 (6.62%) CSS
5 9 (6.62%) HTML
6 8 (5.88%) Sass
7 7 (5.15%) SOAP
8 5 (3.68%) WPF
9 4 (2.94%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.94%) J2EE
9 4 (2.94%) JSON
9 4 (2.94%) LINQ
9 4 (2.94%) Task Parallel Library
9 4 (2.94%) WCF
10 3 (2.21%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.21%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.21%) Material Design
10 3 (2.21%) SAML
10 3 (2.21%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.91%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.29%) PMI
2 14 (10.29%) User Experience
3 13 (9.56%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.68%) NHS
5 4 (2.94%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (2.94%) CAN bus
5 4 (2.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (2.94%) Fintech
6 3 (2.21%) Life Science
7 2 (1.47%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.74%) CESG
8 1 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.74%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.03%) Windows
2 12 (8.82%) Linux
3 6 (4.41%) Unix
3 6 (4.41%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.21%) Android
4 3 (2.21%) CentOS
4 3 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.47%) Solaris
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (75.00%) Quality Management
2 45 (33.09%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (16.18%) Project Management
4 20 (14.71%) PRINCE2
5 19 (13.97%) Computer Science
5 19 (13.97%) ETL
5 19 (13.97%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (13.24%) Line Management
6 18 (13.24%) Waterfall
7 16 (11.76%) ISMS
8 14 (10.29%) CRM
8 14 (10.29%) Requirements Analysis
8 14 (10.29%) Software Engineering
8 14 (10.29%) V-Model
9 13 (9.56%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (8.82%) SDLC
10 12 (8.82%) Wealth Management
11 11 (8.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (8.09%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (22.06%) C#
2 16 (11.76%) Java
3 15 (11.03%) SQL
4 12 (8.82%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.09%) Python
6 6 (4.41%) C
6 6 (4.41%) C++
6 6 (4.41%) Perl
6 6 (4.41%) PHP
7 4 (2.94%) Ruby
7 4 (2.94%) VB
7 4 (2.94%) XAML
8 2 (1.47%) AWK
8 2 (1.47%) Bourne shell
8 2 (1.47%) Go
8 2 (1.47%) Korn
8 2 (1.47%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.74%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (16.91%) Degree
2 14 (10.29%) PMI Certification
3 7 (5.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (4.41%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.41%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.68%) PMP
6 3 (2.21%) CBAP
6 3 (2.21%) ISEB
7 2 (1.47%) OCA
7 2 (1.47%) OCP
7 2 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.47%) RHCE
7 2 (1.47%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.74%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.74%) HNC
8 1 (0.74%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (19.12%) QA
2 18 (13.24%) ISO 9001
3 17 (12.50%) PMO
4 15 (11.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (9.56%) Data Quality
6 11 (8.09%) GAMP
7 5 (3.68%) GxP
8 4 (2.94%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 4 (2.94%) DICOM
8 4 (2.94%) ISO 9000
9 3 (2.21%) GDPR
9 3 (2.21%) PMBOK
9 3 (2.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (1.47%) ISO 13485
10 2 (1.47%) SLA
11 1 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.74%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.74%) ISO 26262
11 1 (0.74%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.47%) Docker
2 2 (1.47%) GlusterFS
2 2 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (5.15%) Puppet
2 6 (4.41%) Ansible
3 5 (3.68%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 4 (2.94%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.94%) Salt
5 2 (1.47%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.47%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (1.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 25 (18.38%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.44%) Oracle
3 14 (10.29%) Informatica
4 13 (9.56%) IBM
5 12 (8.82%) Trillium
6 7 (5.15%) SAP
6 7 (5.15%) VMware
7 3 (2.21%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.47%) Brocade
8 2 (1.47%) Centrify
8 2 (1.47%) EMC
8 2 (1.47%) HP
8 2 (1.47%) StorageTek
8 2 (1.47%) Sun
8 2 (1.47%) Veritas
9 1 (0.74%) Aderant
9 1 (0.74%) IFS
9 1 (0.74%) iManage
9 1 (0.74%) Intapp