Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Management System (QMS)
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1004 993 1074
Rank change year-on-year -11 +81 +91
Permanent jobs citing QMS 162 195 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.11% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 134 164 156
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +25.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,075 £32,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,375 £64,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £57,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -7.89% +20.00% +11.76%

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 152,455 161,761 176,787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.03% 91.55% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 121,351 127,721 147,508
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +6 151 £55,000 -8.33% 67
UK excluding London +8 122 £52,500 -7.89% 74
South East 0 50 £57,500 +4.55% 12
South West +19 43 £50,000 -16.67% 11
London +48 36 £67,500 +12.50% 1
East of England +22 12 £41,250 -34.00% 10
North West +19 7 £37,500 -11.76% 7
North of England +8 7 £37,500 -45.65% 9
Midlands -18 6 £55,000 -10.57% 24
Scotland - 6 £56,250 - 4
West Midlands -22 4 £57,500 -15.13% 16
East Midlands -4 2 £52,500 -1.87% 8
Wales +6 1 £45,000 +48.76% 4

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 141 (87.04%) Quality Management
2 53 (32.72%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (25.93%) C#
4 39 (24.07%) Web Services
5 38 (23.46%) Microsoft
5 38 (23.46%) QA
6 37 (22.84%) Finance
7 33 (20.37%) Degree
8 32 (19.75%) ISO 9001
9 31 (19.14%) .NET
10 30 (18.52%) SQL Server
11 28 (17.28%) PRINCE2
12 27 (16.67%) Oracle
13 25 (15.43%) Software Engineering
13 25 (15.43%) Computer Science
14 24 (14.81%) Project Management
14 24 (14.81%) XML
15 23 (14.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 23 (14.20%) Line Management
16 22 (13.58%) Management Information System
16 22 (13.58%) Scrum
17 21 (12.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 21 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 21 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
17 21 (12.96%) ETL
18 20 (12.35%) BusinessObjects
18 20 (12.35%) Java
18 20 (12.35%) Information Security
18 20 (12.35%) SQL Server 2008
19 19 (11.73%) V-Model

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 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.09%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (3.09%) MQSeries
2 5 (3.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (3.09%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.23%) CMS
4 1 (0.62%) IIS
4 1 (0.62%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (6.17%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.32%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (4.32%) FrameMaker
2 7 (4.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (4.32%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.47%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.62%) Revit
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.62%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.09%) SaaS
3 3 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.85%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.85%) CloudFront
3 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.09%) Internet
2 4 (2.47%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (2.47%) RS-232
2 4 (2.47%) SAN
2 4 (2.47%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.85%) Modbus
3 3 (1.85%) PPP
3 3 (1.85%) Profibus
3 3 (1.85%) RS-422
3 3 (1.85%) RS-485
4 1 (0.62%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.62%) WAN
4 1 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (12.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (12.35%) BusinessObjects
3 20 (12.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (11.73%) PowerCenter
4 19 (11.73%) RDBMS
4 19 (11.73%) Relational Database
5 18 (11.11%) QualityStage
5 18 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (3.09%) DB2
6 5 (3.09%) EDMS
7 3 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.62%) Power BI
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (6.79%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.17%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.94%) Android Studio
3 8 (4.94%) Gradle
4 4 (2.47%) MSBuild
4 4 (2.47%) NUnit
4 4 (2.47%) ReSharper
4 4 (2.47%) StyleCop
5 3 (1.85%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.62%) Maven
6 1 (0.62%) QADirector
6 1 (0.62%) Subversion
6 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.62%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (22.84%) Finance
2 13 (8.02%) Electronics
3 12 (7.41%) Banking
4 8 (4.94%) Marketing
5 7 (4.32%) Publishing
6 6 (3.70%) Aerospace
6 6 (3.70%) Manufacturing
7 5 (3.09%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (2.47%) Legal
8 4 (2.47%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.85%) Military
10 2 (1.23%) Law
10 2 (1.23%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (1.23%) Retail
11 1 (0.62%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 27 (16.67%) Quality Manager
2 20 (12.35%) Developer
3 19 (11.73%) Software Engineer
4 18 (11.11%) Project Leader
5 17 (10.49%) Analyst
6 14 (8.64%) Project Manager
7 9 (5.56%) Digital Project Manager
8 8 (4.94%) Android Developer
8 8 (4.94%) Java Developer
8 8 (4.94%) Test Manager
9 7 (4.32%) Author
9 7 (4.32%) C# Software Engineer
9 7 (4.32%) QA Manager
9 7 (4.32%) Support Manager
9 7 (4.32%) Technical Author
10 6 (3.70%) Account Manager
10 6 (3.70%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.70%) C# Developer
10 6 (3.70%) Risk Manager
10 6 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (24.07%) Web Services
2 31 (19.14%) .NET
3 24 (14.81%) XML
4 14 (8.64%) REST
5 9 (5.56%) JSON
6 8 (4.94%) Android SDK
6 8 (4.94%) Material Design
7 6 (3.70%) AngularJS
7 6 (3.70%) SOAP
7 6 (3.70%) WPF
8 5 (3.09%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.47%) ASP.NET
9 4 (2.47%) LINQ
9 4 (2.47%) Task Parallel Library
9 4 (2.47%) WCF
10 3 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (1.85%) CSS
10 3 (1.85%) OAuth
10 3 (1.85%) OAuth2
10 3 (1.85%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.43%) Computer Science
2 22 (13.58%) Management Information System
3 18 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (8.02%) PMI
5 12 (7.41%) User Experience
6 8 (4.94%) Fintech
7 7 (4.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 6 (3.70%) NHS
9 5 (3.09%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (3.09%) Cyberattack
9 5 (3.09%) Data Centre
10 4 (2.47%) Life Science
10 4 (2.47%) Smart Energy
10 4 (2.47%) Smart Meter
11 3 (1.85%) CAN bus
11 3 (1.85%) Online Banking
12 2 (1.23%) Driving Licence
12 2 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
13 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.62%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.11%) Windows
2 12 (7.41%) Linux
3 9 (5.56%) Android
4 6 (3.70%) Unix
4 6 (3.70%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.47%) CentOS
5 4 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.47%) Solaris
6 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.62%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (87.04%) Quality Management
2 53 (32.72%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (17.28%) PRINCE2
4 25 (15.43%) Software Engineering
5 24 (14.81%) Project Management
6 23 (14.20%) Line Management
7 22 (13.58%) Scrum
8 21 (12.96%) ETL
9 20 (12.35%) Information Security
10 19 (11.73%) CRM
10 19 (11.73%) Requirements Analysis
10 19 (11.73%) V-Model
10 19 (11.73%) Waterfall
11 18 (11.11%) SDLC
12 15 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (7.41%) Validation
14 11 (6.79%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 42 (25.93%) C#
2 20 (12.35%) Java
3 13 (8.02%) C++
3 13 (8.02%) SQL
4 12 (7.41%) C
5 8 (4.94%) Python
6 6 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.09%) Perl
8 4 (2.47%) AWK
8 4 (2.47%) Bourne shell
8 4 (2.47%) Korn
8 4 (2.47%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.47%) VB
8 4 (2.47%) XAML
9 3 (1.85%) Go
10 2 (1.23%) PHP
11 1 (0.62%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.62%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.62%) Ruby
11 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (20.37%) Degree
2 19 (11.73%) Security Cleared
3 14 (8.64%) SC Cleared
4 13 (8.02%) PMI Certification
5 7 (4.32%) ISEB
6 6 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (3.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 5 (3.09%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (3.09%) ISTQB
7 5 (3.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (3.09%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 4 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (2.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (2.47%) OCA
8 4 (2.47%) OCP
8 4 (2.47%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (2.47%) RHCE
8 4 (2.47%) RHCSA
9 3 (1.85%) PMP
10 2 (1.23%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (23.46%) QA
2 32 (19.75%) ISO 9001
3 23 (14.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (11.73%) Data Quality
5 12 (7.41%) PMO
6 10 (6.17%) GDPR
7 7 (4.32%) ISO 9000
8 6 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (3.09%) GxP
10 4 (2.47%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 4 (2.47%) DICOM
10 4 (2.47%) DO-178B
10 4 (2.47%) GAMP
10 4 (2.47%) ISO 13485
11 3 (1.85%) PMBOK
11 3 (1.85%) SLA
12 1 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.62%) ISO 26262
12 1 (0.62%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.47%) GlusterFS
2 4 (2.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (1.85%) Docker
4 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.09%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 4 (2.47%) Ansible
2 4 (2.47%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.47%) Oracle ZFS
2 4 (2.47%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (2.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 4 (2.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (0.62%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.62%) Puppet
3 1 (0.62%) Salt
Vendors
1 38 (23.46%) Microsoft
2 27 (16.67%) Oracle
3 19 (11.73%) Informatica
4 18 (11.11%) IBM
4 18 (11.11%) Trillium
5 10 (6.17%) VMware
6 7 (4.32%) Capita
7 5 (3.09%) Aquila
7 5 (3.09%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.47%) Brocade
8 4 (2.47%) Centrify
8 4 (2.47%) EMC
8 4 (2.47%) HP
8 4 (2.47%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.47%) SAP
8 4 (2.47%) StorageTek
8 4 (2.47%) Sun
8 4 (2.47%) Veritas
9 3 (1.85%) Rockwell
9 3 (1.85%) Siemens