Period
to 19 October 2020

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 19 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Management
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 573 601 619
Rank change year-on-year +28 +18 +1
Permanent jobs citing Quality Management 127 545 640
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.40% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.43% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 99 403 445
Median annual salary £65,000 £51,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.21% -10.43% +4.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £50,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year -7.50% -5.66% +6.00%

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 44,727 125,652 151,469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.45% 92.23% 91.92%
Number of salaries quoted 36,813 98,822 120,565
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +5.88%

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Quality Management in the UK

Quality Management
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Quality Management.

Salary trend for Quality Management in the UK

Quality Management
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Quality Management over the 6 months to 19 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Quality Management in the UK

Quality Management
Top 14 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 19 October 2020. 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 +51 114 £60,000 +14.29% 34
UK excluding London +69 68 £46,250 -7.50% 35
London +117 48 £65,000 +19.27% 3
South East +124 22 £67,500 +35.00% 3
North of England +136 19 £32,500 -23.53% 9
Midlands +85 11 £46,250 -15.91% 4
Work from Home +13 11 £72,500 +31.82%
North East +30 10 £29,250 -48.93% 1
North West +101 9 £42,500 - 6
South West +93 9 £47,500 +5.56% 8
West Midlands +62 8 £45,000 -7.65% 2
East of England +99 5 £55,000 -8.33% 7
East Midlands +79 3 £72,500 +20.83% 2
Scotland +90 2 £42,500 -10.53% 1

For the 6 months to 19 October 2020, 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 39 (30.71%) Project Management
2 26 (20.47%) Manufacturing
2 26 (20.47%) Continuous Improvement
3 25 (19.69%) SAP
4 24 (18.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (17.32%) QMS
6 21 (16.54%) Project Planning
6 21 (16.54%) PLM
7 20 (15.75%) ERP
7 20 (15.75%) Microsoft
7 20 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (14.96%) LSMW
8 19 (14.96%) SAP ERP
8 19 (14.96%) QA
8 19 (14.96%) Security Cleared
8 19 (14.96%) SAPscript
8 19 (14.96%) SAP MM
8 19 (14.96%) ABAP
8 19 (14.96%) SAP Smart Forms
8 19 (14.96%) Procure-to-Pay
9 18 (14.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (13.39%) Azure
11 16 (12.60%) Legal
12 15 (11.81%) Validation
12 15 (11.81%) Analytics
13 14 (11.02%) Project Delivery
14 13 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (10.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 13 (10.24%) Finance
14 13 (10.24%) Management Information System

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 4 (3.15%) ArcGIS
2 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.94%) SPSS
3 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (14.96%) SAP ERP
1 19 (14.96%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.79%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.79%) SAP PP
2 1 (0.79%) SAP PP-PI
2 1 (0.79%) SAP QM
2 1 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.39%) Azure
2 12 (9.45%) AWS
3 3 (2.36%) GCP
4 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.72%) Firewall
2 5 (3.94%) 2G
2 5 (3.94%) 3G
2 5 (3.94%) 4G
2 5 (3.94%) Diameter Protocol
2 5 (3.94%) GSM
2 5 (3.94%) INAP
2 5 (3.94%) Megaco
2 5 (3.94%) MGW
2 5 (3.94%) RTP
2 5 (3.94%) SIGTRAN
2 5 (3.94%) SS7
2 5 (3.94%) VoLTE
2 5 (3.94%) VoWiFi
2 5 (3.94%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.57%) Skype
4 1 (0.79%) LAN
4 1 (0.79%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.51%) Big Data
2 5 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (14.96%) LSMW
2 4 (3.15%) JIRA
3 2 (1.57%) SonarQube
3 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (20.47%) Manufacturing
2 16 (12.60%) Legal
3 13 (10.24%) Finance
4 12 (9.45%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.51%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (3.94%) Local Government
7 3 (2.36%) Advertising
7 3 (2.36%) Law
8 2 (1.57%) Banking
8 2 (1.57%) Police
9 1 (0.79%) Automotive
9 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.79%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.79%) Publishing
9 1 (0.79%) Retail
9 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (11.81%) Quality Manager
2 11 (8.66%) Analyst
3 10 (7.87%) Senior Manager
4 9 (7.09%) Tester
5 8 (6.30%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.51%) Penetration Tester
6 7 (5.51%) QA Manager
6 7 (5.51%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (4.72%) IT Manager
7 6 (4.72%) Senior QA Manager
7 6 (4.72%) Server Engineer
8 5 (3.94%) Compliance Analyst
8 5 (3.94%) Computer Engineer
8 5 (3.94%) Data Scientist
8 5 (3.94%) Project Officer
8 5 (3.94%) Quality Engineer
8 5 (3.94%) Risk Analyst
8 5 (3.94%) Security Analyst
8 5 (3.94%) Security Risk Analyst
8 5 (3.94%) Senior Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.96%) SAP Smart Forms
2 5 (3.94%) SOAP
3 4 (3.15%) Anaconda
3 4 (3.15%) Natural Language Processing
3 4 (3.15%) Web Services
4 1 (0.79%) REST
4 1 (0.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (10.24%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.51%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (4.72%) User Experience
4 5 (3.94%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.15%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.15%) Augmented Reality
5 4 (3.15%) Linked Data
5 4 (3.15%) Semantic Web
6 3 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.57%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.57%) PMI
7 2 (1.57%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.79%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.87%) Windows
2 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2016
3 6 (4.72%) Linux
4 5 (3.94%) Solaris
4 5 (3.94%) Unix
5 4 (3.15%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.79%) Android
7 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.71%) Project Management
2 26 (20.47%) Continuous Improvement
3 24 (18.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (17.32%) QMS
5 21 (16.54%) PLM
5 21 (16.54%) Project Planning
6 20 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (15.75%) ERP
7 19 (14.96%) Procure-to-Pay
8 18 (14.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (11.81%) Analytics
9 15 (11.81%) Validation
10 14 (11.02%) Project Delivery
11 13 (10.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 12 (9.45%) Data Architecture
13 11 (8.66%) Data Governance
14 10 (7.87%) Information Security
14 10 (7.87%) Knowledge Management
14 10 (7.87%) Requirements Management
14 10 (7.87%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.96%) ABAP
1 19 (14.96%) SAPscript
2 10 (7.87%) SQL
3 5 (3.94%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.94%) Python
4 4 (3.15%) C
5 2 (1.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.79%) R
6 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (14.96%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.45%) Degree
3 7 (5.51%) CHECK Team Leader
3 7 (5.51%) CHECK Team Member
3 7 (5.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (5.51%) CREST Certified
3 7 (5.51%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.94%) CISA
4 5 (3.94%) CISM
4 5 (3.94%) CISSP
4 5 (3.94%) CRISC
4 5 (3.94%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.94%) Master's Degree
4 5 (3.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.36%) ISEB
5 3 (2.36%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.36%) PMP
6 2 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.79%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.96%) QA
2 13 (10.24%) ISO 9001
3 11 (8.66%) Data Quality
4 7 (5.51%) GxP
5 6 (4.72%) GMP
5 6 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (4.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (3.94%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 5 (3.94%) GAMP
6 5 (3.94%) GDPR
6 5 (3.94%) NIST
7 4 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (3.15%) PMO
8 3 (2.36%) ISO 14001
9 2 (1.57%) COBIT
9 2 (1.57%) NEBOSH
10 1 (0.79%) Good Clinical Practice
10 1 (0.79%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.94%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.79%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 25 (19.69%) SAP
2 20 (15.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.51%) VMware
4 5 (3.94%) Capita
4 5 (3.94%) Ericsson
4 5 (3.94%) HP
5 3 (2.36%) Google
5 3 (2.36%) IBM
5 3 (2.36%) Informatica
5 3 (2.36%) Oracle
5 3 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.36%) Talend
6 2 (1.57%) Minitab
6 2 (1.57%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.57%) Tableau
7 1 (0.79%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.79%) Apple
7 1 (0.79%) BMC
7 1 (0.79%) Remedy