Period
to 4 April 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 4 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Management
UK
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 639 679 671
Rank change year-on-year +40 -8 -18
Permanent jobs citing Quality Management 366 498 586
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.36% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 283 351 446
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -1.96%
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,000 £31,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +22.22% -10.00%

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 107,150 136,580 163,321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.92% 92.20% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 84,965 107,456 132,929
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 4 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Quality Management in the UK

Quality Management
Top 17 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 4 April 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 +15 333 £54,500 -0.91% 63
UK excluding London -11 213 £45,000 -18.18% 56
London +78 135 £62,500 -0.79% 14
South East +31 89 £52,500 -12.50% 16
Work from Home +8 46 £72,500 +11.54% 7
Midlands +18 39 £37,500 -25.00% 3
South West -12 34 £45,000 -8.16% 8
West Midlands +31 27 £37,500 -21.05% 3
North of England +49 24 £41,000 -4.09% 9
North West +36 12 £38,750 -13.89% 6
East Midlands +29 12 £53,750 +7.50%
East of England +57 11 £72,500 +45.00% 13
Yorkshire +30 10 £48,307 +86.46% 1
Wales +4 8 £52,500 +2.44% 2
Northern Ireland - 5 - - 2
Scotland +20 3 £45,000 -4.26% 3
North East - 2 £41,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 4 April 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.

1 119 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (26.23%) Project Management
3 89 (24.32%) Finance
4 72 (19.67%) Analytics
5 70 (19.13%) SQL
6 63 (17.21%) Degree
7 55 (15.03%) C
8 54 (14.75%) Telecoms
8 54 (14.75%) Scrum
8 54 (14.75%) Change Management
9 51 (13.93%) QMS
9 51 (13.93%) Continuous Improvement
9 51 (13.93%) Project Delivery
10 49 (13.39%) Coaching
11 48 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
11 48 (13.11%) QA
11 48 (13.11%) Risk Management
11 48 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 48 (13.11%) SAP
12 46 (12.57%) Data Quality
13 45 (12.30%) ITIL
13 45 (12.30%) Data Management
14 44 (12.02%) PRINCE2
15 43 (11.75%) Windows
15 43 (11.75%) Management Information System
16 41 (11.20%) Mentoring
17 39 (10.66%) Linux
18 38 (10.38%) Microsoft
18 38 (10.38%) Manufacturing
19 37 (10.11%) SDLC

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 18 (4.92%) ArcGIS
2 12 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.19%) CMS
4 7 (1.91%) Apache
4 7 (1.91%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.64%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.64%) EPiServer
5 6 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.09%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.82%) IIS
7 3 (0.82%) JBoss
7 3 (0.82%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.82%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.55%) Liferay
Applications
1 26 (7.10%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (5.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (4.64%) SPSS
4 16 (4.37%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (2.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.73%) Magento
1 10 (2.73%) SAP Hybris
2 7 (1.91%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (1.09%) HFM
3 4 (1.09%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 4 (1.09%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (1.09%) SAP PP
3 4 (1.09%) Workday HCM
4 3 (0.82%) SAP ICH
4 3 (0.82%) SAP QM
5 2 (0.55%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.27%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.27%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.55%) Azure
2 11 (3.01%) AWS
3 10 (2.73%) Office 365
4 8 (2.19%) Power Platform
4 8 (2.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 6 (1.64%) SaaS
6 4 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.82%) Azure Machine Learning
7 3 (0.82%) Oracle CX
8 1 (0.27%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.83%) Firewall
2 10 (2.73%) VLAN
3 8 (2.19%) Radio Access Network
4 7 (1.91%) LAN
5 6 (1.64%) 2G
5 6 (1.64%) 3G
5 6 (1.64%) 4G
5 6 (1.64%) Network Security
5 6 (1.64%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.37%) Wireshark
7 4 (1.09%) Diameter Protocol
7 4 (1.09%) GSM
7 4 (1.09%) RTP
7 4 (1.09%) SIGTRAN
7 4 (1.09%) SS7
7 4 (1.09%) WAN
8 3 (0.82%) Skype
8 3 (0.82%) VoLTE
8 3 (0.82%) VoWiFi
8 3 (0.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.84%) Big Data
2 20 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (5.19%) SQL Server
4 14 (3.83%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.19%) GIS
5 8 (2.19%) Power BI
6 7 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.64%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.37%) Apache Hive
8 5 (1.37%) Apache Kudu
8 5 (1.37%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.37%) HBase
8 5 (1.37%) Impala
8 5 (1.37%) SAP HANA
8 5 (1.37%) Sqoop
9 4 (1.09%) Essbase
9 4 (1.09%) MySQL
9 4 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.09%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (5.46%) JIRA
2 14 (3.83%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.91%) Gradle
3 7 (1.91%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.91%) Liquibase
4 4 (1.09%) ERwin
5 3 (0.82%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.82%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.55%) Fiddler
6 2 (0.55%) LSMW
6 2 (0.55%) Postman
6 2 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.27%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 89 (24.32%) Finance
2 54 (14.75%) Telecoms
3 38 (10.38%) Manufacturing
4 31 (8.47%) Retail
5 20 (5.46%) Public Sector
6 16 (4.37%) Marketing
7 15 (4.10%) Legal
8 14 (3.83%) Aerospace
8 14 (3.83%) Electronics
9 13 (3.55%) Local Government
10 9 (2.46%) Automotive
11 8 (2.19%) Law
12 7 (1.91%) Financial Institution
12 7 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (1.64%) Advertising
13 6 (1.64%) French Language
13 6 (1.64%) Police
14 5 (1.37%) Banking
15 3 (0.82%) Back Office
15 3 (0.82%) German Language
Job Titles
1 39 (10.66%) Analyst
2 24 (6.56%) Senior Manager
3 23 (6.28%) Consultant
3 23 (6.28%) Developer
4 22 (6.01%) Software Engineer
5 16 (4.37%) Data Scientist
5 16 (4.37%) Programme Manager
5 16 (4.37%) Project Manager
5 16 (4.37%) Tester
6 14 (3.83%) Architect
6 14 (3.83%) Quality Manager
7 12 (3.28%) Delivery Manager
8 11 (3.01%) C Software Engineer
8 11 (3.01%) Electronics Engineer
8 11 (3.01%) Embedded Engineer
8 11 (3.01%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 11 (3.01%) Senior C Software Engineer
8 11 (3.01%) Senior Software Engineer
9 10 (2.73%) Business Change Consultant
9 10 (2.73%) Senior E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.64%) Anaconda
1 17 (4.64%) Natural Language Processing
2 13 (3.55%) AngularJS
3 12 (3.28%) .NET
4 10 (2.73%) Hibernate
4 10 (2.73%) Kafka
4 10 (2.73%) SOAP
5 7 (1.91%) Apache Camel
5 7 (1.91%) Apache NiFi
5 7 (1.91%) JPA
5 7 (1.91%) RESTful
5 7 (1.91%) Spring
6 6 (1.64%) .NET Core
6 6 (1.64%) Middleware
6 6 (1.64%) Web Services
7 5 (1.37%) J2EE
8 4 (1.09%) CSS
8 4 (1.09%) HTML
8 4 (1.09%) Symfony
8 4 (1.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.75%) Management Information System
2 30 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (7.10%) User Experience
4 17 (4.64%) Algorithms
4 17 (4.64%) Augmented Reality
4 17 (4.64%) Linked Data
4 17 (4.64%) Semantic Web
5 10 (2.73%) iPad
6 8 (2.19%) CCTV
6 8 (2.19%) NHS
6 8 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.37%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.37%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.37%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.09%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.09%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.82%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.82%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.82%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 43 (11.75%) Windows
2 39 (10.66%) Linux
3 25 (6.83%) Unix
4 13 (3.55%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.73%) Windows 7
5 10 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.19%) CentOS
6 8 (2.19%) Windows Server 2019
7 7 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.64%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.09%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.82%) Solaris
11 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (26.23%) Project Management
3 72 (19.67%) Analytics
4 54 (14.75%) Change Management
4 54 (14.75%) Scrum
5 51 (13.93%) Continuous Improvement
5 51 (13.93%) Project Delivery
5 51 (13.93%) QMS
6 49 (13.39%) Coaching
7 48 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
7 48 (13.11%) Risk Management
7 48 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 45 (12.30%) Data Management
8 45 (12.30%) ITIL
9 44 (12.02%) PRINCE2
10 41 (11.20%) Mentoring
11 37 (10.11%) SDLC
12 34 (9.29%) Computer Science
12 34 (9.29%) Data Architecture
12 34 (9.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 70 (19.13%) SQL
2 55 (15.03%) C
3 26 (7.10%) Java
3 26 (7.10%) Python
4 11 (3.01%) Embedded C
4 11 (3.01%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.46%) C#
6 7 (1.91%) Java 8
7 5 (1.37%) PHP
7 5 (1.37%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.37%) Scala
7 5 (1.37%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.09%) ABAP
8 4 (1.09%) VB
9 3 (0.82%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.55%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.55%) C++
10 2 (0.55%) Korn
10 2 (0.55%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 63 (17.21%) Degree
2 18 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.37%) SC Cleared
4 15 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (3.83%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (3.55%) ISTQB
6 13 (3.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 12 (3.28%) MCSA
8 10 (2.73%) CISM
8 10 (2.73%) CISSP
8 10 (2.73%) MCSE
9 9 (2.46%) DV Cleared
9 9 (2.46%) ISEB
10 8 (2.19%) CEH
10 8 (2.19%) CHECK Team Leader
10 8 (2.19%) CREST Certified
10 8 (2.19%) DBS Check
10 8 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (1.91%) CHECK Team Member
11 7 (1.91%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (13.11%) QA
2 46 (12.57%) Data Quality
3 36 (9.84%) SLA
4 22 (6.01%) PMO
5 20 (5.46%) ISO 9001
6 16 (4.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (3.28%) GDPR
8 10 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 17025
9 4 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (1.09%) NIST
9 4 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.82%) GxP
10 3 (0.82%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 18 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (4.64%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.01%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (1.37%) HDFS
5 5 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.82%) BitLocker
6 3 (0.82%) Docker
6 3 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.27%) vSphere
7 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (3.83%) SCCM
2 8 (2.19%) SCOM
3 5 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (1.37%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (1.37%) Oozie
4 4 (1.09%) HP ALM
5 3 (0.82%) IBM Guardium
5 3 (0.82%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.82%) Nessus
5 3 (0.82%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 48 (13.11%) SAP
2 38 (10.38%) Microsoft
3 31 (8.47%) Oracle
4 26 (7.10%) Salesforce.com
5 21 (5.74%) IBM
6 18 (4.92%) VMware
7 12 (3.28%) hybris
8 11 (3.01%) Actian
8 11 (3.01%) Demandware
9 10 (2.73%) Adobe
10 9 (2.46%) Informatica
11 8 (2.19%) Apttus
11 8 (2.19%) Barracuda Networks
11 8 (2.19%) Conga
11 8 (2.19%) DocuSign
11 8 (2.19%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 7 (1.91%) Cisco
12 7 (1.91%) HP
13 6 (1.64%) Pardot
13 6 (1.64%) Sitecore