Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Quality Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Quality Management over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Management
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 589 602 635
Rank change year-on-year +13 +33 -37
Permanent jobs citing Quality Management 684 723 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.41% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.45% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 469 560 615
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.80% -6.36%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,000 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year -2.86% +8.25% +1.57%

Quality Management 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 151,576 159,835 175,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.03% 91.55% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 120,616 126,198 146,138
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £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% - -

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Quality Management in the UK

Quality Management
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Quality Management in the UK

Quality Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Management over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Quality Management in the UK

Quality Management
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Management within the UK over the 6 months to 24 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 -3 635 £55,000 - 116
UK excluding London +1 396 £51,000 -2.86% 108
London +2 269 £65,000 +8.33% 19
South East +17 158 £62,500 +13.64% 24
North of England -11 76 £45,000 +1.12% 22
South West +12 53 £60,000 +26.32% 7
North West -2 43 £40,000 +10.34% 13
Midlands -16 43 £55,000 +4.76% 29
East of England +36 39 £45,000 - 15
West Midlands -18 34 £51,270 -2.34% 19
Yorkshire +35 31 £50,000 +7.53% 3
Scotland +6 30 £45,000 +16.13% 4
East Midlands +6 6 £55,000 +2.80% 10
Wales +3 3 £42,500 -5.56% 7
North East -35 2 £70,000 +1.45% 6

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT jobs citing Quality Management 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 Quality Management.

1 227 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (27.92%) Finance
3 190 (27.78%) Degree
4 158 (23.10%) Project Management
5 145 (21.20%) Continuous Improvement
6 140 (20.47%) QMS
6 140 (20.47%) SQL
7 139 (20.32%) Microsoft
8 129 (18.86%) Problem-Solving
9 117 (17.11%) SQL Server
9 117 (17.11%) Data Quality
10 115 (16.81%) Management Information System
11 112 (16.37%) PRINCE2
12 108 (15.79%) QA
13 105 (15.35%) Oracle
13 105 (15.35%) Stakeholder Management
14 102 (14.91%) .NET
15 101 (14.77%) Software Engineering
15 101 (14.77%) Analytics
16 96 (14.04%) Performance Management
17 95 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
18 82 (11.99%) Marketing
19 81 (11.84%) Data Management
20 80 (11.70%) Scrum
21 78 (11.40%) SAP
22 77 (11.26%) C#
23 71 (10.38%) ITIL
24 70 (10.23%) JavaScript
25 69 (10.09%) Java
25 69 (10.09%) User Experience

Quality Management
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 49 (7.16%) CMS
2 48 (7.02%) EPiServer
2 48 (7.02%) Sitecore CMS
3 28 (4.09%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.17%) MS Exchange
5 6 (0.88%) SAS
6 5 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.73%) IIS
6 5 (0.73%) MQSeries
6 5 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (0.73%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (0.58%) Liferay
8 3 (0.44%) Confluence
8 3 (0.44%) Oracle UPK
9 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.15%) JBoss
9 1 (0.15%) Tornado
9 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 66 (9.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 55 (8.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 29 (4.24%) Microsoft Office
4 24 (3.51%) Microsoft Project
4 24 (3.51%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (1.02%) FrameMaker
6 5 (0.73%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.58%) Doxygen
8 3 (0.44%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.44%) Camtasia
9 2 (0.29%) SPSS
10 1 (0.15%) InVision
10 1 (0.15%) Simulink
10 1 (0.15%) Stata
Business Applications
1 48 (7.02%) Eloqua
2 19 (2.78%) SAP S/4HANA
3 16 (2.34%) SAP QM
4 14 (2.05%) SAP MM
5 12 (1.75%) SAP FI
5 12 (1.75%) SAP PP
6 9 (1.32%) SAP GTS
6 9 (1.32%) SAP SCM
6 9 (1.32%) SAP SD
7 8 (1.17%) TrackWise
8 6 (0.88%) SAP CO
8 6 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
8 6 (0.88%) SAP PM
9 5 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.58%) Hyperion Planning
10 4 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (0.44%) Infor M3
11 3 (0.44%) SAP R/3
11 3 (0.44%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 69 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (9.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (7.16%) npm
4 13 (1.90%) Office 365
5 12 (1.75%) SaaS
6 7 (1.02%) PaaS
6 7 (1.02%) Veeva
7 3 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.44%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.44%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.15%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.15%) GitHub
9 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.88%) Internet
2 5 (0.73%) SMS
3 4 (0.58%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (0.58%) RS-232
3 4 (0.58%) SAN
3 4 (0.58%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.44%) Modbus
4 3 (0.44%) PPP
4 3 (0.44%) Profibus
4 3 (0.44%) RS-422
4 3 (0.44%) RS-485
4 3 (0.44%) WAN
4 3 (0.44%) WLAN
5 2 (0.29%) Firewall
5 2 (0.29%) LAN
5 2 (0.29%) Network Security
5 2 (0.29%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (0.29%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.15%) Node B
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 52 (7.60%) MongoDB
3 48 (7.02%) Couchbase
3 48 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
3 48 (7.02%) NoSQL
4 44 (6.43%) Relational Database
5 42 (6.14%) RDBMS
6 40 (5.85%) GIS
7 31 (4.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 28 (4.09%) SAP Data Services
10 25 (3.65%) BusinessObjects
10 25 (3.65%) Oracle Database
11 22 (3.22%) Big Data
12 21 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
13 19 (2.78%) PowerCenter
14 18 (2.63%) QualityStage
15 15 (2.19%) Oracle Database 10g
16 12 (1.75%) QlikView
17 10 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 67 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 66 (9.65%) Visual Studio
3 57 (8.33%) Selenium
3 57 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 50 (7.31%) TeamCity
5 48 (7.02%) Bower
5 48 (7.02%) gulp
5 48 (7.02%) Karma Test Runner
5 48 (7.02%) Mocha
5 48 (7.02%) Octopus Deploy
5 48 (7.02%) Protractor
5 48 (7.02%) Sinon.JS
6 17 (2.49%) JIRA
7 16 (2.34%) Jenkins
8 10 (1.46%) ERwin
9 9 (1.32%) PowerDesigner
10 8 (1.17%) Android Studio
10 8 (1.17%) Gradle
11 7 (1.02%) Subversion
12 5 (0.73%) Maven
General
1 191 (27.92%) Finance
2 82 (11.99%) Marketing
3 53 (7.75%) Telecoms
4 48 (7.02%) Advertising
5 45 (6.58%) Retail
6 37 (5.41%) Banking
7 30 (4.39%) Manufacturing
8 26 (3.80%) Pharmaceutical
9 15 (2.19%) Electronics
10 12 (1.75%) Legal
11 11 (1.61%) Back Office
12 10 (1.46%) Aerospace
12 10 (1.46%) Law
12 10 (1.46%) Publishing
13 6 (0.88%) Automotive
13 6 (0.88%) French Language
13 6 (0.88%) German Language
13 6 (0.88%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.88%) Military
14 5 (0.73%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (16.67%) Analyst
2 95 (13.89%) Developer
3 60 (8.77%) Project Manager
4 57 (8.33%) IT Manager
5 51 (7.46%) .NET Developer
6 39 (5.70%) Business Analyst
7 38 (5.56%) Consultant
8 31 (4.53%) Architect
9 27 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement Manager
10 24 (3.51%) Quality Manager
11 22 (3.22%) Data Analyst
12 21 (3.07%) Graduate
12 21 (3.07%) Software Engineer
13 20 (2.92%) Test Manager
14 18 (2.63%) IT Analyst
14 18 (2.63%) Java Developer
14 18 (2.63%) Project Leader
15 16 (2.34%) Senior Analyst
15 16 (2.34%) Tester
16 15 (2.19%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (14.91%) .NET
2 60 (8.77%) AngularJS
3 58 (8.48%) HTML
4 56 (8.19%) CSS
5 55 (8.04%) Web Services
6 52 (7.60%) RESTful
7 51 (7.46%) HTML5
7 51 (7.46%) jQuery
8 49 (7.16%) CSS3
8 49 (7.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 48 (7.02%) Backbone.js
9 48 (7.02%) Chai
9 48 (7.02%) Ember.js
9 48 (7.02%) Gherkin
9 48 (7.02%) LESS
9 48 (7.02%) MEAN Stack
9 48 (7.02%) Sass
10 34 (4.97%) XML
11 24 (3.51%) ASP.NET
12 14 (2.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 115 (16.81%) Management Information System
2 95 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (10.09%) User Experience
4 57 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 48 (7.02%) Cloud Native
6 44 (6.43%) Driving Licence
7 23 (3.36%) Data Centre
8 20 (2.92%) PMI
9 17 (2.49%) Life Science
9 17 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
10 16 (2.34%) Fintech
11 14 (2.05%) Data Structures
11 14 (2.05%) NHS
12 13 (1.90%) Robotics
13 12 (1.75%) LIMS
14 11 (1.61%) Virtual Team
15 7 (1.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 6 (0.88%) Replication
17 5 (0.73%) 3D Graphics
17 5 (0.73%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 44 (6.43%) Windows
2 29 (4.24%) Linux
3 10 (1.46%) Unix
4 9 (1.32%) Android
5 7 (1.02%) Windows 10
5 7 (1.02%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.88%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.73%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.58%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.58%) CentOS
8 4 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.58%) Solaris
8 4 (0.58%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.15%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (23.10%) Project Management
3 145 (21.20%) Continuous Improvement
4 140 (20.47%) QMS
5 129 (18.86%) Problem-Solving
6 112 (16.37%) PRINCE2
7 105 (15.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 101 (14.77%) Analytics
8 101 (14.77%) Software Engineering
9 96 (14.04%) Performance Management
10 81 (11.84%) Data Management
11 80 (11.70%) Scrum
12 71 (10.38%) ITIL
13 67 (9.80%) Test Automation
14 66 (9.65%) DevOps
15 65 (9.50%) Change Management
16 63 (9.21%) CRM
17 62 (9.06%) TDD
17 62 (9.06%) Web Application Development
18 61 (8.92%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 140 (20.47%) SQL
2 77 (11.26%) C#
3 70 (10.23%) JavaScript
4 69 (10.09%) Java
5 39 (5.70%) C
6 25 (3.65%) Python
7 21 (3.07%) C++
8 12 (1.75%) VB
9 11 (1.61%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.32%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.02%) ABAP
11 7 (1.02%) R
12 6 (0.88%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.88%) VB.NET
12 6 (0.88%) VBA
13 5 (0.73%) Perl
13 5 (0.73%) PHP
14 4 (0.58%) Bourne shell
14 4 (0.58%) Korn
14 4 (0.58%) XAML
Qualifications
1 190 (27.78%) Degree
2 51 (7.46%) Security Cleared
3 48 (7.02%) SAFe Agilist
4 45 (6.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 31 (4.53%) ISEB
6 26 (3.80%) PMI Certification
6 26 (3.80%) SC Cleared
7 20 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
8 19 (2.78%) PMP
9 18 (2.63%) DV Cleared
10 13 (1.90%) ISTQB
10 13 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 9 (1.32%) Master's Degree
13 7 (1.02%) ISEB Practitioner
14 6 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (0.73%) CISA
15 5 (0.73%) CISM
15 5 (0.73%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (17.11%) Data Quality
2 108 (15.79%) QA
3 48 (7.02%) ISO 9001
4 42 (6.14%) PMO
5 40 (5.85%) SLA
6 36 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 34 (4.97%) GDPR
8 10 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 9 (1.32%) GAMP
9 9 (1.32%) GxP
10 7 (1.02%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 7 (1.02%) ISO 9000
10 7 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.88%) ISO 13485
12 5 (0.73%) COBIT
12 5 (0.73%) PCI DSS
13 4 (0.58%) DICOM
13 4 (0.58%) DO-178B
14 3 (0.44%) ISO 22301
14 3 (0.44%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.02%) Docker
4 4 (0.58%) GlusterFS
4 4 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (0.73%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 4 (0.58%) Ansible
2 4 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.58%) Nessus
2 4 (0.58%) NetBackup
2 4 (0.58%) Oracle ZFS
2 4 (0.58%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (0.58%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 4 (0.58%) SCCM
2 4 (0.58%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (0.29%) OSSEC
3 2 (0.29%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.15%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.15%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.15%) Puppet
4 1 (0.15%) Salt
4 1 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 139 (20.32%) Microsoft
2 105 (15.35%) Oracle
3 78 (11.40%) SAP
4 53 (7.75%) IBM
5 49 (7.16%) Sitecore
6 48 (7.02%) Marketo
7 44 (6.43%) Salesforce.com
8 37 (5.41%) Alias
9 36 (5.26%) ServiceNow
10 31 (4.53%) Informatica
11 30 (4.39%) Trillium
12 22 (3.22%) Dynatrace
13 13 (1.90%) VMware
14 12 (1.75%) Cognizant
15 9 (1.32%) Hyperion
16 8 (1.17%) Centrify
16 8 (1.17%) HP
16 8 (1.17%) Tableau
17 7 (1.02%) Adobe
18 6 (0.88%) Sun