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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Management
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 453 527 620
Rank change year-on-year +74 +93 -1
Permanent jobs citing Quality Management 1,255 581 172
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.51% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.54% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 384 217 130
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,650 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £52,500 £54,572
Median % change year-on-year -1.90% -3.80% -0.78%
75th Percentile £65,313 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £88,375 £85,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -21.43%

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 161,721 107,622 58,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.75% 94.06% 93.09%
Number of salaries quoted 84,129 73,141 47,812
10th Percentile £34,207 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,600 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.91% +1.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,290 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 12 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Quality Management in the UK

Quality Management
Top 18 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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England +86 1,031 £50,500 -5.61% 159
UK excluding London +133 890 £45,000 - 138
South East +40 244 £38,000 -10.59% 33
Work from Home -145 244 £55,000 -8.33% 31
London -94 229 £63,750 -1.92% 30
North of England +88 221 £45,000 - 29
Midlands +8 162 £47,500 -9.52% 31
West Midlands -5 128 £47,000 -10.48% 18
Yorkshire +80 126 £41,250 -28.26% 11
Scotland +5 87 £39,500 +24.41% 9
North West -15 87 £45,000 -2.70% 14
South West +17 86 £45,000 -10.45% 17
East of England -18 75 £55,000 -10.20% 16
East Midlands -5 37 £50,000 +5.26% 13
Wales +3 22 £52,500 +57.55% 3
North East -11 8 £40,000 +14.29% 4
Isle of Man - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 602 (47.97%) Finance
2 581 (46.29%) Problem-Solving
3 562 (44.78%) Analytical Skills
4 504 (40.16%) Project Management
5 456 (36.33%) Time Management
6 449 (35.78%) Good Clinical Practice
7 447 (35.62%) Business Development
8 434 (34.58%) Presentation Skills
9 425 (33.86%) SAS
10 422 (33.63%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 361 (28.76%) Degree
12 355 (28.29%) Social Skills
13 266 (21.20%) Data Management
14 248 (19.76%) Marketing
15 242 (19.28%) Agile
16 226 (18.01%) Regulatory Compliance
17 219 (17.45%) CDISC
18 198 (15.78%) QA
19 191 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
20 174 (13.86%) QMS
21 169 (13.47%) Resource Allocation
22 160 (12.75%) Data Quality
23 148 (11.79%) Azure
24 147 (11.71%) Biostatistics
25 140 (11.16%) Microsoft
26 138 (11.00%) Analytics
27 136 (10.84%) Change Management
28 115 (9.16%) Manufacturing
29 112 (8.92%) SQL
30 108 (8.61%) 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
1 425 (33.86%) SAS
2 42 (3.35%) SharePoint
3 22 (1.75%) Confluence
4 10 (0.80%) Apache
4 10 (0.80%) Apache Airflow
5 6 (0.48%) Apache Spark
5 6 (0.48%) IIS
5 6 (0.48%) nginx
5 6 (0.48%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.40%) CMS
6 5 (0.40%) Documentum
6 5 (0.40%) Luigi
7 4 (0.32%) ThingWorx
8 2 (0.16%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.16%) WordPress
9 1 (0.080%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.080%) TPMS
Applications
1 55 (4.38%) Microsoft Office
2 54 (4.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 53 (4.22%) Spreadsheet
4 29 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.56%) Simulink
7 4 (0.32%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.32%) Windchill
8 2 (0.16%) CANalyzer
8 2 (0.16%) CATIA
8 2 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.080%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.080%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 24 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (0.80%) TrackWise
4 7 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.56%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 7 (0.56%) SAP Business One
4 7 (0.56%) SAP PP
4 7 (0.56%) SAP SCM
5 5 (0.40%) Changepoint
5 5 (0.40%) SAP MDM
5 5 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.32%) BambooHR
6 4 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.24%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.24%) SAP MDG
8 2 (0.16%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.16%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.16%) SAP LE
8 2 (0.16%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 148 (11.79%) Azure
2 72 (5.74%) AWS
3 61 (4.86%) Power Platform
4 44 (3.51%) Azure DevOps
5 30 (2.39%) Azure Data Factory
6 28 (2.23%) GCP
7 24 (1.91%) GitHub
8 21 (1.67%) SaaS
9 15 (1.20%) Collibra
9 15 (1.20%) Microsoft 365
10 13 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
11 11 (0.88%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 10 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
12 10 (0.80%) Veeva
13 8 (0.64%) PowerApps
13 8 (0.64%) Slack
14 7 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (0.56%) PaaS
14 7 (0.56%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.23%) Broadband
2 24 (1.91%) 5G
2 24 (1.91%) IPv4
2 24 (1.91%) IPv6
3 17 (1.35%) Radio Access Network
3 17 (1.35%) Wireless
4 14 (1.12%) 4G
5 12 (0.96%) WAN
6 8 (0.64%) DHCP
6 8 (0.64%) DNS
6 8 (0.64%) VPN
7 7 (0.56%) Firewall
7 7 (0.56%) Unified Communications
8 6 (0.48%) HTTP
9 5 (0.40%) NetScaler
9 5 (0.40%) VLAN
9 5 (0.40%) WebEx
10 4 (0.32%) VoIP
11 3 (0.24%) IP Telephony
11 3 (0.24%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
2 57 (4.54%) Power BI
3 33 (2.63%) Data Lake
4 32 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (2.23%) Big Data
6 27 (2.15%) Relational Database
6 27 (2.15%) SQL Server
7 26 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (1.99%) Azure SQL Database
9 19 (1.51%) Tableau
10 18 (1.43%) Metadata
11 12 (0.96%) NoSQL
12 11 (0.88%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.72%) Spotfire
14 7 (0.56%) SAP HANA
14 7 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (0.48%) Hadoop
15 6 (0.48%) Looker
15 6 (0.48%) OLAP
15 6 (0.48%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 52 (4.14%) JIRA
2 23 (1.83%) Selenium
3 20 (1.59%) Cucumber
3 20 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 15 (1.20%) JMeter
4 15 (1.20%) Postman
4 15 (1.20%) TestNG
5 11 (0.88%) Jenkins
6 10 (0.80%) GitLab
7 7 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
7 7 (0.56%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.40%) Bitbucket Server
8 5 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (0.40%) SonarQube
8 5 (0.40%) Subversion
8 5 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.40%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.32%) Artifactory
9 4 (0.32%) git-flow
9 4 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 602 (47.97%) Finance
2 562 (44.78%) Analytical Skills
3 434 (34.58%) Presentation Skills
4 355 (28.29%) Social Skills
5 248 (19.76%) Marketing
6 115 (9.16%) Manufacturing
7 93 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 69 (5.50%) Legal
9 57 (4.54%) Electronics
10 55 (4.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 50 (3.98%) Retail
12 45 (3.59%) Telecoms
13 36 (2.87%) Automotive
14 32 (2.55%) Advertising
15 30 (2.39%) Influencing Skills
16 20 (1.59%) Aerospace
16 20 (1.59%) Police
16 20 (1.59%) Public Sector
17 19 (1.51%) Organisational Skills
18 11 (0.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 425 (33.86%) Programmer
2 422 (33.63%) Statistical Programmer
3 308 (24.54%) Senior Programmer
3 308 (24.54%) Senior Statistical Programmer
4 161 (12.83%) Analyst
5 63 (5.02%) Consultant
6 58 (4.62%) Quality Manager
7 56 (4.46%) Software Engineer
8 46 (3.67%) Project Manager
9 42 (3.35%) Developer
10 41 (3.27%) Embedded Engineer
10 41 (3.27%) QA Manager
11 39 (3.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 36 (2.87%) Data Analyst
13 32 (2.55%) Delivery Manager
13 32 (2.55%) Graduate
13 32 (2.55%) Service Analyst
13 32 (2.55%) Service Desk Analyst
14 30 (2.39%) PMO Analyst
15 29 (2.31%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (1.99%) .NET
2 23 (1.83%) CSS
3 22 (1.75%) Kafka
4 15 (1.20%) Gherkin
5 14 (1.12%) HTML
5 14 (1.12%) XML
6 13 (1.04%) .NET Framework
7 11 (0.88%) Web Services
8 9 (0.72%) REST
8 9 (0.72%) RESTful
9 8 (0.64%) Velocity
10 7 (0.56%) Django
10 7 (0.56%) React
11 6 (0.48%) J2EE
11 6 (0.48%) PySpark
12 5 (0.40%) GraphQL
12 5 (0.40%) NumPy
12 5 (0.40%) React Native
12 5 (0.40%) Spring
12 5 (0.40%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 108 (8.61%) Management Information System
2 42 (3.35%) Life Science
3 40 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
4 33 (2.63%) Biotechnology
5 32 (2.55%) Cyberattack
6 31 (2.47%) Legacy Systems
7 30 (2.39%) Self-Motivation
8 24 (1.91%) Data Structures
8 24 (1.91%) Embedded Systems
9 20 (1.59%) Cyber Defence
9 20 (1.59%) Cybercrime
10 18 (1.43%) User Experience
11 12 (0.96%) Mobile App
12 11 (0.88%) LIMS
12 11 (0.88%) PMI
13 10 (0.80%) Smartphone
14 9 (0.72%) Algorithms
14 9 (0.72%) Public Cloud
15 7 (0.56%) CMDB
15 7 (0.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 49 (3.90%) Linux
2 43 (3.43%) Windows
3 14 (1.12%) Embedded Linux
4 9 (0.72%) Android
5 8 (0.64%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.40%) Amazon Linux
6 5 (0.40%) CentOS
7 2 (0.16%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.16%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.080%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 581 (46.29%) Problem-Solving
2 504 (40.16%) Project Management
3 456 (36.33%) Time Management
4 447 (35.62%) Business Development
5 266 (21.20%) Data Management
6 242 (19.28%) Agile
7 226 (18.01%) Regulatory Compliance
8 191 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 174 (13.86%) QMS
10 169 (13.47%) Resource Allocation
11 147 (11.71%) Biostatistics
12 138 (11.00%) Analytics
13 136 (10.84%) Change Management
14 104 (8.29%) Risk Management
15 98 (7.81%) Mentoring
16 96 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
17 87 (6.93%) Validation
18 86 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
19 85 (6.77%) Migration
20 84 (6.69%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 112 (8.92%) SQL
2 61 (4.86%) Python
3 43 (3.43%) C++
4 42 (3.35%) C
5 38 (3.03%) Java
6 24 (1.91%) JavaScript
7 20 (1.59%) C#
7 20 (1.59%) T-SQL
8 16 (1.27%) PowerShell
9 9 (0.72%) TypeScript
10 8 (0.64%) R
11 6 (0.48%) Bash
11 6 (0.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 6 (0.48%) MATLAB
11 6 (0.48%) X++
12 5 (0.40%) Go
12 5 (0.40%) Perl
12 5 (0.40%) PHP
12 5 (0.40%) Ruby
13 4 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 361 (28.76%) Degree
2 60 (4.78%) Security Cleared
3 43 (3.43%) SC Cleared
4 24 (1.91%) PMI Certification
5 23 (1.83%) PMP
6 16 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 16 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 15 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (1.20%) Master's Degree
8 14 (1.12%) PhD
9 9 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.64%) ISEB
11 7 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.48%) CCNA
12 6 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.40%) CAPM
13 5 (0.40%) MCSE
13 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.40%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 449 (35.78%) Good Clinical Practice
2 422 (33.63%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 219 (17.45%) CDISC
4 198 (15.78%) QA
5 160 (12.75%) Data Quality
6 51 (4.06%) PMO
7 38 (3.03%) SLA
8 33 (2.63%) Accessibility
9 31 (2.47%) GMP
9 31 (2.47%) ISO 9001
10 22 (1.75%) GxP
11 18 (1.43%) NCSC
12 17 (1.35%) ISO 26262
13 16 (1.27%) ISO 13485
14 15 (1.20%) GDPR
15 10 (0.80%) IEC 62304
15 10 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 7 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 6 (0.48%) ISO 9000
18 5 (0.40%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 16 (1.27%) Docker
2 4 (0.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (1.12%) Terraform
2 10 (0.80%) Ansible
3 9 (0.72%) Grafana
3 9 (0.72%) Kubernetes
3 9 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.72%) Prometheus
3 9 (0.72%) Puppet
4 5 (0.40%) HAProxy
4 5 (0.40%) Kibana
4 5 (0.40%) Packer
5 3 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.24%) Opsview
6 2 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.080%) SCCM
Vendors
1 140 (11.16%) Microsoft
2 77 (6.14%) SAP
3 62 (4.94%) Facebook
4 60 (4.78%) YouTube
5 37 (2.95%) Oracle
6 24 (1.91%) Informatica
7 20 (1.59%) Google
8 19 (1.51%) IBM
9 15 (1.20%) FIS
9 15 (1.20%) WorldPay
10 11 (0.88%) Databricks
10 11 (0.88%) Splunk
11 10 (0.80%) ServiceNow
12 9 (0.72%) PTC
12 9 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (0.64%) Atlassian
13 8 (0.64%) Cadence
13 8 (0.64%) Palantir
14 6 (0.48%) Red Hat
15 5 (0.40%) Cisco