Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Management System (QMS)
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1042 1005 1081
Rank change year-on-year -37 +76 +28
Permanent jobs citing QMS 134 175 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.078% 0.10% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 112 148 158
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% +3.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,675 £27,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -4.89%

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 156,033 155,853 179,593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.78% 90.62% 89.96%
Number of salaries quoted 125,429 126,903 149,323
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +2.15%
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for QMS in the UK

QMS
Top 13 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 18 June 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 -51 125 £50,000 -9.09% 57
UK excluding London 0 113 £50,000 +11.11% 61
South East -3 41 £52,500 -8.70% 11
South West +21 33 £50,000 -2.44% 7
London -44 17 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Midlands -13 15 £60,000 +51.90% 14
North West +5 13 £38,000 -2.56% 6
North of England -4 13 £38,000 -2.56% 11
East of England -5 9 £50,000 -28.57% 9
West Midlands -8 9 £70,000 +75.00% 7
East Midlands +3 6 £50,000 +9.29% 7
Scotland -28 3 £37,500 +50.00% 5
Wales +7 2 £42,500 -19.05% 4

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 122 (91.04%) Quality Management
2 60 (44.78%) ISO 9001
3 36 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (26.87%) QA
4 33 (24.63%) Degree
5 32 (23.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 31 (23.13%) Management Information System
7 28 (20.90%) Software Engineering
8 27 (20.15%) Project Management
8 27 (20.15%) Continuous Improvement
9 24 (17.91%) Java
9 24 (17.91%) Information Security
9 24 (17.91%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (17.16%) Process Improvement
11 21 (15.67%) Scrum
11 21 (15.67%) Microsoft
12 20 (14.93%) C#
13 19 (14.18%) Finance
13 19 (14.18%) Root Cause Analysis
14 18 (13.43%) Computer Science
14 18 (13.43%) Web Services
14 18 (13.43%) PRINCE2
15 17 (12.69%) ITIL
15 17 (12.69%) SQL
15 17 (12.69%) SQL Server
15 17 (12.69%) Validation
15 17 (12.69%) Banking
15 17 (12.69%) Security Cleared
16 16 (11.94%) Six Sigma
16 16 (11.94%) C

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 9 (6.72%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.49%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.49%) CMS
2 2 (1.49%) IIS
3 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (6.72%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (5.22%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (2.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.99%) FrameMaker
3 4 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.75%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.75%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.48%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.49%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.49%) CloudFront
3 2 (1.49%) SaaS
4 1 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.75%) IaaS
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.75%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.75%) Office 365
4 1 (0.75%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.24%) SAN
2 2 (1.49%) DNS
2 2 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (1.49%) Firewall
2 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.75%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.75%) DHCP
3 1 (0.75%) HTTP
3 1 (0.75%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.75%) MPLS
3 1 (0.75%) NAS
3 1 (0.75%) Network Security
3 1 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.75%) Skype
3 1 (0.75%) VPN
3 1 (0.75%) WAN
3 1 (0.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (7.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (7.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (6.72%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (6.72%) PowerCenter
4 9 (6.72%) RDBMS
4 9 (6.72%) Relational Database
5 8 (5.97%) QualityStage
5 8 (5.97%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.49%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.49%) EDMS
6 2 (1.49%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.49%) MySQL
6 2 (1.49%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.49%) Power BI
6 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Android Studio
1 6 (4.48%) Git (software)
1 6 (4.48%) Gradle
2 4 (2.99%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.24%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (1.49%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.75%) JIRA
5 1 (0.75%) Maven
5 1 (0.75%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.75%) NUnit
5 1 (0.75%) QADirector
5 1 (0.75%) Redmine
5 1 (0.75%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.75%) StyleCop
5 1 (0.75%) Subversion
5 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (14.18%) Finance
2 17 (12.69%) Banking
3 13 (9.70%) Electronics
4 12 (8.96%) Marketing
5 9 (6.72%) Aerospace
5 9 (6.72%) Legal
5 9 (6.72%) Manufacturing
6 7 (5.22%) Retail
7 6 (4.48%) Back Office
7 6 (4.48%) Military
8 4 (2.99%) Publishing
9 2 (1.49%) Law
9 2 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.75%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (22.39%) Quality Manager
2 25 (18.66%) Developer
3 17 (12.69%) Software Engineer
4 13 (9.70%) Analyst
5 12 (8.96%) Java Developer
6 10 (7.46%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (7.46%) Software Quality Engineer
6 10 (7.46%) Test Manager
7 8 (5.97%) Project Leader
7 8 (5.97%) QA Manager
7 8 (5.97%) QA Test Manager
7 8 (5.97%) Quality Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) Java Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) Java Software Developer
8 7 (5.22%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.22%) Support Manager
9 6 (4.48%) BPM Developer
9 6 (4.48%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.43%) Web Services
2 15 (11.19%) XML
3 13 (9.70%) .NET
4 8 (5.97%) CSS
4 8 (5.97%) HTML
5 7 (5.22%) JSON
5 7 (5.22%) Material Design
5 7 (5.22%) REST
5 7 (5.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (4.48%) Android SDK
6 6 (4.48%) Dojo
6 6 (4.48%) DOM
6 6 (4.48%) jQuery
7 4 (2.99%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.24%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.49%) Entity Framework
9 2 (1.49%) WPF
10 1 (0.75%) SOAP
10 1 (0.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 31 (23.13%) Management Information System
2 18 (13.43%) Computer Science
3 11 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.72%) Smart Energy
4 9 (6.72%) Smart Meter
5 7 (5.22%) User Experience
6 6 (4.48%) Client/Server
6 6 (4.48%) Data Centre
6 6 (4.48%) Fintech
6 6 (4.48%) Robotics
6 6 (4.48%) Tandem
7 5 (3.73%) Cyberattack
8 4 (2.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (2.99%) PMI
9 3 (2.24%) Online Banking
9 3 (2.24%) Optoelectronics
10 2 (1.49%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.49%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.49%) e-Learning
10 2 (1.49%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.45%) Linux
2 8 (5.97%) Android
2 8 (5.97%) Windows
3 3 (2.24%) CentOS
3 3 (2.24%) Unix
4 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.49%) Solaris
4 2 (1.49%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (91.04%) Quality Management
2 36 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (20.90%) Software Engineering
4 27 (20.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 27 (20.15%) Project Management
5 24 (17.91%) Information Security
5 24 (17.91%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (17.16%) Process Improvement
7 21 (15.67%) Scrum
8 19 (14.18%) Root Cause Analysis
9 18 (13.43%) PRINCE2
10 17 (12.69%) ITIL
10 17 (12.69%) Validation
11 16 (11.94%) Six Sigma
12 15 (11.19%) Security Management
13 14 (10.45%) Change Control
13 14 (10.45%) Information Security Management
13 14 (10.45%) Process Management
14 12 (8.96%) Line Management
14 12 (8.96%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.91%) Java
2 20 (14.93%) C#
3 17 (12.69%) SQL
4 16 (11.94%) C
5 14 (10.45%) JavaScript
6 10 (7.46%) C++
7 7 (5.22%) Python
8 5 (3.73%) Perl
9 2 (1.49%) AWK
9 2 (1.49%) Bourne shell
9 2 (1.49%) Go
9 2 (1.49%) Korn
9 2 (1.49%) R
9 2 (1.49%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.49%) VBA
10 1 (0.75%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.75%) C-shell
10 1 (0.75%) PHP
10 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 33 (24.63%) Degree
2 17 (12.69%) Security Cleared
3 12 (8.96%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.72%) ISEB
4 9 (6.72%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 8 (5.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (5.97%) ISEB Practitioner
5 8 (5.97%) ISTQB
5 8 (5.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (5.97%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 6 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (3.73%) CISSP
8 4 (2.99%) CISA
8 4 (2.99%) CISM
8 4 (2.99%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 4 (2.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (2.99%) PMI Certification
8 4 (2.99%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 2 (1.49%) CBAP
9 2 (1.49%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (44.78%) ISO 9001
2 36 (26.87%) QA
3 32 (23.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (7.46%) DO-178B
5 9 (6.72%) Data Quality
6 8 (5.97%) GDPR
7 7 (5.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (2.99%) Def Stans
8 4 (2.99%) ISO 13485
8 4 (2.99%) ISO 9000
8 4 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (1.49%) PMO
9 2 (1.49%) SLA
9 2 (1.49%) TickIT
10 1 (0.75%) COSHH
10 1 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.75%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.24%) Docker
2 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.49%) GlusterFS
2 2 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.24%) Ansible
2 2 (1.49%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (1.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (0.75%) SCCM
3 1 (0.75%) SCOM
3 1 (0.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (15.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.45%) IBM
3 11 (8.21%) Oracle
4 10 (7.46%) Capita
5 9 (6.72%) Informatica
6 8 (5.97%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (5.97%) Trillium
7 6 (4.48%) Pega
7 6 (4.48%) webMethods
8 5 (3.73%) Aquila
9 4 (2.99%) Reuters
9 4 (2.99%) VMware
10 3 (2.24%) HP
10 3 (2.24%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.24%) Rockwell
10 3 (2.24%) Siemens
11 2 (1.49%) Coverity
11 2 (1.49%) EMC
11 2 (1.49%) StorageTek
11 2 (1.49%) Sun