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

Quality Management
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 635 646 584
Rank change year-on-year +11 -62 +1
Permanent jobs citing Quality Management 631 629 889
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.36% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.40% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 463 493 733
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,300
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -3.31% -1.27%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £79,500 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%

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 156,599 156,360 180,940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.77% 90.62% 89.97%
Number of salaries quoted 125,830 127,318 150,486
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +2.15%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 -5 591 £55,000 +4.76% 122
UK excluding London +5 364 £50,000 - 102
London -21 259 £65,000 +16.07% 25
South East -20 112 £52,500 - 29
North of England +26 74 £45,000 -5.26% 22
Midlands +7 63 £56,250 +18.42% 19
South West +25 54 £50,000 +5.26% 17
North West +20 51 £40,000 -15.79% 11
West Midlands 0 50 £62,500 +36.61% 7
East of England +11 34 £44,000 -3.30% 10
Scotland -17 26 £49,000 -2.00% 3
Yorkshire +15 18 £50,000 -9.09% 6
East Midlands +5 11 £47,500 -8.48% 11
Wales -1 6 £42,500 -19.05% 2
North East -31 5 £55,000 -20.29% 5

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 176 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (27.10%) Degree
3 167 (26.47%) SQL
4 160 (25.36%) Finance
5 155 (24.56%) Project Management
6 128 (20.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 126 (19.97%) Management Information System
8 125 (19.81%) Microsoft
8 125 (19.81%) QMS
9 119 (18.86%) Data Quality
10 113 (17.91%) Software Engineering
11 105 (16.64%) SQL Server
11 105 (16.64%) Problem-Solving
12 104 (16.48%) PRINCE2
13 97 (15.37%) Analytics
14 94 (14.90%) Oracle
15 89 (14.10%) QA
16 88 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
17 82 (13.00%) Data Management
18 79 (12.52%) ISO 9001
19 76 (12.04%) SAP
20 73 (11.57%) .NET
20 73 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
21 72 (11.41%) Marketing
22 70 (11.09%) Risk Management
23 67 (10.62%) Change Management
23 67 (10.62%) Microsoft Excel
23 67 (10.62%) Business Intelligence
24 63 (9.98%) C#
24 63 (9.98%) ITIL

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 40 (6.34%) CMS
2 38 (6.02%) EPiServer
2 38 (6.02%) Sitecore CMS
3 21 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.11%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.11%) WebSphere Portal
5 5 (0.79%) IIS
6 3 (0.48%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.48%) Oracle UPK
7 2 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.32%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.32%) Liferay
7 2 (0.32%) SAS
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.16%) Confluence
8 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.16%) Tornado
8 1 (0.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 67 (10.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (6.66%) Microsoft Office
3 37 (5.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (1.11%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.95%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.79%) Adobe Captivate
7 5 (0.79%) Camtasia
8 4 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.63%) FrameMaker
9 2 (0.32%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 38 (6.02%) Eloqua
2 16 (2.54%) SAP S/4HANA
3 15 (2.38%) SAP SD
4 14 (2.22%) SAP QM
5 11 (1.74%) SAP PP
5 11 (1.74%) SAP SCM
6 9 (1.43%) SAP GTS
7 8 (1.27%) SAP MM
8 7 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
8 7 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.79%) SAP FI
10 4 (0.63%) Hyperion Planning
10 4 (0.63%) SAP PM
10 4 (0.63%) TrackWise
11 3 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.48%) iTrent
12 2 (0.32%) Infor M3
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
12 2 (0.32%) SAP MDG
12 2 (0.32%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 58 (9.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (6.02%) npm
4 11 (1.74%) Office 365
5 10 (1.58%) SaaS
6 6 (0.95%) IBM Blueworks
7 4 (0.63%) Veeva
8 3 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.48%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.48%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.16%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.16%) GitHub
9 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.16%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.11%) SMS
2 3 (0.48%) Firewall
2 3 (0.48%) SAN
2 3 (0.48%) WAN
3 2 (0.32%) DNS
3 2 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (0.32%) Internet
3 2 (0.32%) LAN
3 2 (0.32%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.32%) VLAN
4 1 (0.16%) ADSL
4 1 (0.16%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.16%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.16%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.16%) Network Security
4 1 (0.16%) Node B
4 1 (0.16%) PBX
4 1 (0.16%) RNC
4 1 (0.16%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (16.64%) SQL Server
2 55 (8.72%) Data Warehouse
3 42 (6.66%) MongoDB
4 41 (6.50%) GIS
4 41 (6.50%) NoSQL
5 38 (6.02%) Couchbase
6 34 (5.39%) Relational Database
7 31 (4.91%) RDBMS
8 28 (4.44%) Oracle Database
9 23 (3.65%) BusinessObjects
9 23 (3.65%) Oracle Database 10g
10 20 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (2.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 18 (2.85%) Power BI
12 17 (2.69%) Big Data
12 17 (2.69%) SAP Data Services
12 17 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (1.74%) PowerCenter
13 11 (1.74%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 52 (8.24%) Visual Studio
2 50 (7.92%) Selenium
3 48 (7.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 47 (7.45%) Git (software)
5 41 (6.50%) Protractor
6 39 (6.18%) TeamCity
7 38 (6.02%) Bower
7 38 (6.02%) gulp
7 38 (6.02%) Karma Test Runner
7 38 (6.02%) Mocha
7 38 (6.02%) Octopus Deploy
7 38 (6.02%) Sinon.JS
8 13 (2.06%) JIRA
9 12 (1.90%) Jenkins
10 8 (1.27%) WebDriver
11 7 (1.11%) Subversion
12 6 (0.95%) Android Studio
12 6 (0.95%) Gradle
13 5 (0.79%) ER Studio
13 5 (0.79%) Hudson
General
1 160 (25.36%) Finance
2 72 (11.41%) Marketing
3 42 (6.66%) Advertising
4 35 (5.55%) Legal
5 34 (5.39%) Telecoms
6 33 (5.23%) Manufacturing
7 30 (4.75%) Retail
8 27 (4.28%) Banking
9 23 (3.65%) Pharmaceutical
10 15 (2.38%) Electronics
11 11 (1.74%) Aerospace
12 10 (1.58%) Military
13 9 (1.43%) Automotive
14 8 (1.27%) Back Office
15 6 (0.95%) Law
16 4 (0.63%) Local Government
16 4 (0.63%) Publishing
17 3 (0.48%) German Language
17 3 (0.48%) Investment Banking
18 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 99 (15.69%) Analyst
2 93 (14.74%) Developer
3 46 (7.29%) Project Manager
4 45 (7.13%) Business Analyst
5 43 (6.81%) Architect
5 43 (6.81%) Consultant
6 39 (6.18%) IT Manager
7 35 (5.55%) .NET Developer
8 32 (5.07%) Quality Manager
9 27 (4.28%) SAP Consultant
10 26 (4.12%) Software Engineer
11 24 (3.80%) Java Developer
12 23 (3.65%) Test Manager
13 20 (3.17%) IT Project Manager
14 19 (3.01%) Data Analyst
14 19 (3.01%) Java Software Developer
14 19 (3.01%) Senior Manager
15 17 (2.69%) EPiServer Developer
15 17 (2.69%) Tester
16 16 (2.54%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (11.57%) .NET
2 53 (8.40%) HTML
3 51 (8.08%) jQuery
4 47 (7.45%) CSS
5 45 (7.13%) RESTful
5 45 (7.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 44 (6.97%) AngularJS
7 43 (6.81%) Web Services
8 40 (6.34%) HTML5
9 38 (6.02%) Backbone.js
9 38 (6.02%) Chai
9 38 (6.02%) CSS3
9 38 (6.02%) Ember.js
9 38 (6.02%) Gherkin
9 38 (6.02%) LESS
9 38 (6.02%) MEAN Stack
9 38 (6.02%) Sass
10 32 (5.07%) XML
11 19 (3.01%) J2EE
12 17 (2.69%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 126 (19.97%) Management Information System
2 73 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (8.40%) Computer Science
4 50 (7.92%) User Experience
5 38 (6.02%) Cloud Native
6 33 (5.23%) Driving Licence
7 26 (4.12%) Data Centre
8 15 (2.38%) Data Structures
9 13 (2.06%) FMCG
9 13 (2.06%) Life Science
9 13 (2.06%) PMI
9 13 (2.06%) Robotics
10 12 (1.90%) LIMS
11 11 (1.74%) Client/Server
11 11 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (1.74%) Virtual Team
12 10 (1.58%) Fintech
13 9 (1.43%) NHS
14 8 (1.27%) Smart Energy
14 8 (1.27%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 49 (7.77%) Windows
2 28 (4.44%) Linux
3 13 (2.06%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.43%) Windows 10
5 8 (1.27%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.11%) Android
6 7 (1.11%) Unix
6 7 (1.11%) Windows 8
7 5 (0.79%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.48%) CentOS
9 3 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.32%) Solaris
11 1 (0.16%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (24.56%) Project Management
3 128 (20.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 125 (19.81%) QMS
5 113 (17.91%) Software Engineering
6 105 (16.64%) Problem-Solving
7 104 (16.48%) PRINCE2
8 97 (15.37%) Analytics
9 88 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 82 (13.00%) Data Management
11 70 (11.09%) Risk Management
12 67 (10.62%) Business Intelligence
12 67 (10.62%) Change Management
13 63 (9.98%) ITIL
14 60 (9.51%) Test Automation
15 59 (9.35%) Performance Management
15 59 (9.35%) Scrum
15 59 (9.35%) Web Application Development
16 57 (9.03%) Workflow
17 55 (8.72%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 167 (26.47%) SQL
2 63 (9.98%) C#
3 61 (9.67%) Java
4 60 (9.51%) JavaScript
5 37 (5.86%) C
6 25 (3.96%) Python
7 21 (3.33%) C++
8 18 (2.85%) PL/SQL
9 11 (1.74%) VBA
10 9 (1.43%) R
11 7 (1.11%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.11%) VB
12 5 (0.79%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.79%) Perl
13 4 (0.63%) ABAP
13 4 (0.63%) Go
14 2 (0.32%) Korn
14 2 (0.32%) PHP
14 2 (0.32%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 171 (27.10%) Degree
2 59 (9.35%) Security Cleared
3 43 (6.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 38 (6.02%) ISEB
4 38 (6.02%) SAFe Agilist
5 28 (4.44%) SC Cleared
6 25 (3.96%) Computer Science Degree
7 22 (3.49%) PMI Certification
8 19 (3.01%) DV Cleared
8 19 (3.01%) ISTQB
9 13 (2.06%) PMP
10 11 (1.74%) MCSE
10 11 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (1.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (1.58%) MCSA
11 10 (1.58%) SAP Certification
12 9 (1.43%) APMP
13 8 (1.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 8 (1.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (18.86%) Data Quality
2 89 (14.10%) QA
3 79 (12.52%) ISO 9001
4 48 (7.61%) GDPR
5 44 (6.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 43 (6.81%) PMO
7 31 (4.91%) SLA
8 10 (1.58%) DO-178B
8 10 (1.58%) GxP
9 9 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 8 (1.27%) COBIT
10 8 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (1.11%) GAMP
12 6 (0.95%) ISO 13485
12 6 (0.95%) PCI DSS
13 4 (0.63%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 4 (0.63%) Def Stans
13 4 (0.63%) ISO 9000
13 4 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
14 3 (0.48%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 17 (2.69%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.79%) Docker
3 4 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.32%) GlusterFS
4 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (1.43%) SCCM
2 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.63%) Ansible
3 4 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.48%) Nessus
5 2 (0.32%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (0.32%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 2 (0.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.16%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.16%) OSSEC
6 1 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 125 (19.81%) Microsoft
2 94 (14.90%) Oracle
3 76 (12.04%) SAP
4 45 (7.13%) IBM
5 44 (6.97%) Salesforce.com
6 39 (6.18%) Sitecore
7 38 (6.02%) Marketo
8 24 (3.80%) Alias
9 17 (2.69%) Informatica
10 15 (2.38%) Capita
11 14 (2.22%) ServiceNow
11 14 (2.22%) Trillium
12 10 (1.58%) Dynatrace
13 9 (1.43%) Hyperion
14 8 (1.27%) Tableau
15 7 (1.11%) Adobe
15 7 (1.11%) Fujitsu
15 7 (1.11%) VMware
16 6 (0.95%) Cisco
16 6 (0.95%) HP