Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Management System (QMS)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1008 1053 1132
Rank change year-on-year +45 +79 +1
Permanent jobs citing QMS 198 190 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.11% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 169 157 136
UK median annual salary £55,000 £48,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.58% +12.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £33,300 £28,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -5.56%

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 162655 168863 192975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.39% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 128479 140408 158967
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +33 182 £55,000 +10.00% 18
UK excluding London +13 155 £50,000 +5.26% 15
South East +38 56 £49,500 -1.00% 3
Midlands +60 49 £57,500 +27.78%
West Midlands +42 45 £59,500 +32.22%
London +32 31 £56,500 +2.73% 6
North of England +9 18 £69,000 +62.35% 3
South West -1 14 £60,000 +50.00% 2
East of England +9 13 £45,000 -10.00% 4
North East +12 12 £69,000 +97.14%
North West +2 6 £42,500 -7.10% 2
Wales +18 5 £36,500 +2.10% 1
East Midlands +36 3 £57,500 +15.00%

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing QMS 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 QMS.

1 169 (85.35%) Quality Management
2 70 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (27.78%) SLA
4 54 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 53 (26.77%) Root Cause Analysis
6 51 (25.76%) Degree
7 50 (25.25%) Validation
8 49 (24.75%) Risk Management
8 49 (24.75%) Document Management
9 48 (24.24%) Business Analysis
9 48 (24.24%) REST
9 48 (24.24%) DevOps
9 48 (24.24%) Data Management
9 48 (24.24%) SOAP
9 48 (24.24%) Web Services
10 46 (23.23%) Microsoft
10 46 (23.23%) Tomcat
11 44 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 43 (21.72%) Test Automation
13 41 (20.71%) Pega
13 41 (20.71%) Selenium
13 41 (20.71%) BPMN
13 41 (20.71%) BPEL
13 41 (20.71%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 41 (20.71%) Jenkins
13 41 (20.71%) Disclosure Scotland
13 41 (20.71%) Build Automation
13 41 (20.71%) Puppet
13 41 (20.71%) SOA
13 41 (20.71%) Documentum

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 46 (23.23%) Tomcat
2 41 (20.71%) Documentum
3 26 (13.13%) Apache
4 20 (10.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 20 (10.10%) WebLogic
5 9 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 8 (4.04%) CMS
7 7 (3.54%) Umbraco
8 5 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.53%) IIS
8 5 (2.53%) MS Exchange
8 5 (2.53%) nginx
9 4 (2.02%) FileNet
10 2 (1.01%) Confluence
10 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (8.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 17 (8.59%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.54%) Doxygen
3 6 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.02%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.52%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.51%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (2.02%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.01%) Maximo
3 1 (0.51%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.51%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.10%) GitHub
2 7 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.54%) IaaS
2 7 (3.54%) SaaS
3 5 (2.53%) Office 365
4 4 (2.02%) IBM Blueworks
5 3 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.55%) Firewall
2 8 (4.04%) Wireless
3 7 (3.54%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (3.54%) Cisco IPT
3 7 (3.54%) H.323
3 7 (3.54%) IP Telephony
3 7 (3.54%) MGCP
3 7 (3.54%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.54%) Telepresence
3 7 (3.54%) Unified Communications
3 7 (3.54%) VoIP
4 6 (3.03%) 4G
4 6 (3.03%) LTE
5 5 (2.53%) NetScaler
6 4 (2.02%) Internet
6 4 (2.02%) LAN
6 4 (2.02%) MPLS
6 4 (2.02%) Network Security
6 4 (2.02%) WAN
7 3 (1.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.10%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (3.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.03%) MS Access
4 6 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.02%) Big Data
6 4 (2.02%) MySQL
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.51%) Essbase
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Smart View
8 1 (0.51%) QlikView
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 41 (20.71%) Jenkins
1 41 (20.71%) Selenium
2 21 (10.61%) Maven
3 20 (10.10%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.04%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (3.54%) JIRA
5 7 (3.54%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.53%) Subversion
6 5 (2.53%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.02%) VectorCAST
8 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.51%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.51%) Redmine
General
1 17 (8.59%) Finance
2 14 (7.07%) Legal
2 14 (7.07%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.57%) Back Office
4 12 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 12 (6.06%) Marketing
5 9 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (3.03%) Banking
6 6 (3.03%) Retail
7 4 (2.02%) Cantonese Language
7 4 (2.02%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.52%) Automotive
8 3 (1.52%) Electronics
9 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.51%) Billing
9 1 (0.51%) Military
9 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 40 (20.20%) Architect
2 21 (10.61%) Pega Architect
3 14 (7.07%) Developer
3 14 (7.07%) Infrastructure Architect
4 12 (6.06%) .NET Developer
4 12 (6.06%) Consultant
5 10 (5.05%) Analyst
5 10 (5.05%) Tester
6 9 (4.55%) Change Manager
6 9 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
6 9 (4.55%) Penetration Tester
6 9 (4.55%) Quality Engineer
6 9 (4.55%) Quality Manager
6 9 (4.55%) Service Manager
7 8 (4.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (4.04%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (4.04%) C# Developer
7 8 (4.04%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.04%) Support Engineer
7 8 (4.04%) Vulnerability Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (24.24%) REST
1 48 (24.24%) SOAP
1 48 (24.24%) Web Services
2 41 (20.71%) Middleware
3 20 (10.10%) .NET
4 11 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 11 (5.56%) HTML
5 7 (3.54%) .NET Framework
5 7 (3.54%) Entity Framework
5 7 (3.54%) ServiceStack
6 4 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (2.02%) Nutch
7 3 (1.52%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.52%) CSS
7 3 (1.52%) CSS3
7 3 (1.52%) HTML5
7 3 (1.52%) Material Design
7 3 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.51%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.16%) Management Information System
2 21 (10.61%) User Experience
3 16 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.05%) CESG
5 8 (4.04%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.54%) CMDB
7 6 (3.03%) Life Science
8 4 (2.02%) AS400
8 4 (2.02%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (2.02%) e-Learning
8 4 (2.02%) Freedom of Information
8 4 (2.02%) Freedom of Information Act
9 3 (1.52%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.52%) iPhone
9 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.52%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.01%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.01%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.01%) Optoelectronics
11 1 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.08%) Windows
2 7 (3.54%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 6 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.53%) Linux
5 4 (2.02%) Unix
6 3 (1.52%) Android
6 3 (1.52%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.52%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (85.35%) Quality Management
2 70 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (26.77%) Root Cause Analysis
4 50 (25.25%) Validation
5 49 (24.75%) Document Management
5 49 (24.75%) Risk Management
6 48 (24.24%) Business Analysis
6 48 (24.24%) Data Management
6 48 (24.24%) DevOps
7 43 (21.72%) Test Automation
8 41 (20.71%) BPEL
8 41 (20.71%) BPMN
8 41 (20.71%) Build Automation
8 41 (20.71%) Case Management
8 41 (20.71%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 41 (20.71%) SOA
8 41 (20.71%) TOGAF
9 39 (19.70%) Mentoring
10 35 (17.68%) Unit Testing
11 34 (17.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.11%) C#
2 18 (9.09%) C
3 17 (8.59%) SQL
4 15 (7.58%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.03%) Java
6 5 (2.53%) Python
7 3 (1.52%) Embedded C
8 2 (1.01%) C++
8 2 (1.01%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.51%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 51 (25.76%) Degree
3 12 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 10 (5.05%) CESG Certified Professional
5 9 (4.55%) CREST Certified
6 7 (3.54%) CCNP
6 7 (3.54%) CCNP Voice
6 7 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.54%) HNC
7 6 (3.03%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.53%) CHECK Team Leader
8 5 (2.53%) CHECK Team Member
8 5 (2.53%) Linux+ Certification
8 5 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.52%) CCA
9 3 (1.52%) CISA
9 3 (1.52%) CISM
9 3 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.52%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 3 (1.52%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (27.78%) SLA
2 41 (20.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 32 (16.16%) ISO 9001
4 29 (14.65%) QA
5 26 (13.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (7.58%) ISO 14001
7 10 (5.05%) ISO 13485
7 10 (5.05%) JSP 440
7 10 (5.05%) PMO
8 7 (3.54%) COBIT
8 7 (3.54%) IEC 62304
8 7 (3.54%) MISRA
8 7 (3.54%) MISRA C
9 5 (2.53%) GMP
9 5 (2.53%) ISO 22301
9 5 (2.53%) ISO 9000
10 4 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (2.02%) PCI DSS
11 3 (1.52%) COSHH
12 2 (1.01%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 5 (2.53%) Hyper-V
1 5 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (2.53%) XenApp
1 5 (2.53%) XenDesktop
2 4 (2.02%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 41 (20.71%) Puppet
2 20 (10.10%) ZABBIX
3 7 (3.54%) Cisco CME
3 7 (3.54%) Cisco UCCX
3 7 (3.54%) SCOM
4 5 (2.53%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.53%) Nagios
4 5 (2.53%) NetBackup
4 5 (2.53%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (2.53%) SCCM
5 4 (2.02%) Kibana
6 2 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.01%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.01%) SCSM
6 2 (1.01%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.51%) MOM
Vendors
1 46 (23.23%) Microsoft
2 41 (20.71%) EMC
2 41 (20.71%) Pega
3 29 (14.65%) Oracle
4 14 (7.07%) Cisco
5 10 (5.05%) CheckPoint
6 9 (4.55%) IBM
7 7 (3.54%) Red Box
8 6 (3.03%) Ericsson
8 6 (3.03%) Huawei
8 6 (3.03%) NEC
8 6 (3.03%) Nokia Networks
8 6 (3.03%) Nortel
8 6 (3.03%) Tellabs
9 5 (2.53%) Acronis
9 5 (2.53%) Citrix
9 5 (2.53%) Symantec
9 5 (2.53%) Veeam
9 5 (2.53%) Veritas
9 5 (2.53%) VMware