Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Management
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 594 623 584
Rank change year-on-year +29 -39 -27
Permanent jobs citing Quality Management 753 732 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.39% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.43% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 599 610 738
UK median annual salary £52,000 £51,000 £53,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.96% -4.23% +1.43%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,425
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £48,250
% change year-on-year +4.21% -1.55% -8.10%

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 162655 168863 192975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.39% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 128479 140408 158967
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +40 706 £50,000 -2.91% 40
UK excluding London -4 451 £49,500 +4.21% 31
London +36 266 £55,000 -8.33% 12
South East +27 162 £50,000 -2.91% 11
North of England +41 125 £42,500 - 8
Midlands +45 82 £52,500 +28.05% 2
West Midlands +48 76 £52,500 +33.76%
North West +37 73 £41,250 +3.13% 6
South West +11 48 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Yorkshire +10 27 £46,000 +8.24% 1
North East +12 25 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East of England 0 21 £50,000 -23.08% 2
Scotland -34 18 £50,000 +28.21% 1
Wales +9 6 £40,000 -38.46% 1
East Midlands +16 5 £52,500 +28.05% 2

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Quality Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 244 (32.40%) Finance
2 205 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
3 198 (26.29%) Degree
4 169 (22.44%) QMS
5 158 (20.98%) Microsoft
6 156 (20.72%) Project Management
7 133 (17.66%) ITIL
8 130 (17.26%) Data Management
9 123 (16.33%) SQL Server
10 119 (15.80%) SAP
11 114 (15.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 113 (15.01%) Management Information System
13 111 (14.74%) Risk Management
14 106 (14.08%) SQL
14 106 (14.08%) DevOps
15 105 (13.94%) Data Quality
16 103 (13.68%) Business Analysis
17 102 (13.55%) SLA
18 96 (12.75%) PRINCE2
19 95 (12.62%) Security Cleared
20 86 (11.42%) ISO 9001
21 85 (11.29%) Information Security
22 84 (11.16%) Stakeholder Management
23 83 (11.02%) Test Automation
23 83 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
24 77 (10.23%) User Experience
25 73 (9.69%) Mentoring
26 71 (9.43%) QA
27 69 (9.16%) JavaScript
28 67 (8.90%) Root Cause Analysis

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 42 (5.58%) Tomcat
2 41 (5.44%) Documentum
3 31 (4.12%) CMS
4 28 (3.72%) Apache
4 28 (3.72%) SharePoint
5 24 (3.19%) WebLogic
6 21 (2.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 19 (2.52%) EPiServer
7 19 (2.52%) Sitecore CMS
8 13 (1.73%) Confluence
9 12 (1.59%) IIS
10 8 (1.06%) MS Exchange
11 7 (0.93%) Apache Spark
11 7 (0.93%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.66%) Apache Pig
13 5 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.66%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.53%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 45 (5.98%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (5.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (2.79%) Microsoft Project
4 20 (2.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (1.99%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.80%) Doxygen
7 3 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.40%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.13%) Simulink
8 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 55 (7.30%) SAP QM
2 26 (3.45%) SAP MM
3 25 (3.32%) SAP SCM
4 20 (2.66%) SAP PP
5 19 (2.52%) Eloqua
6 16 (2.12%) SAP WM
7 11 (1.46%) SAP ERP
7 11 (1.46%) SAP S/4HANA
8 10 (1.33%) SAP GTS
9 5 (0.66%) Magento
9 5 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (0.66%) SessionCam
9 5 (0.66%) Social Studio
10 4 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.53%) SAP APO
11 3 (0.40%) SAP SD
12 2 (0.27%) Maximo
12 2 (0.27%) SAP CO
12 2 (0.27%) SAP FI
12 2 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 43 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (5.44%) SaaS
3 33 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (2.66%) GitHub
5 15 (1.99%) iPaaS
6 14 (1.86%) npm
7 11 (1.46%) IaaS
8 10 (1.33%) Office 365
9 5 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
9 5 (0.66%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.53%) IBM Blueworks
10 4 (0.53%) PaaS
11 3 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.13%) BlazeMeter
12 1 (0.13%) Bluemix
12 1 (0.13%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.13%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.72%) Firewall
2 20 (2.66%) Internet
3 14 (1.86%) WAN
4 11 (1.46%) LAN
5 9 (1.20%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.20%) Wireless
6 8 (1.06%) Network Security
6 8 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (0.93%) VoIP
8 6 (0.80%) SMS
8 6 (0.80%) Software-Defined Networking
8 6 (0.80%) Unified Communications
9 5 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (0.66%) DNS
10 4 (0.53%) Broadband
10 4 (0.53%) DHCP
10 4 (0.53%) MPLS
11 3 (0.40%) Extranet
11 3 (0.40%) Intranet
11 3 (0.40%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.18%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (3.72%) Big Data
5 24 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (2.92%) NoSQL
7 21 (2.79%) Oracle Reports
8 20 (2.66%) MongoDB
9 19 (2.52%) SAP HANA
10 17 (2.26%) Relational Database
11 15 (1.99%) SAP Data Services
12 14 (1.86%) Couchbase
12 14 (1.86%) SQL Server 2014
13 12 (1.59%) QlikView
14 11 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (1.33%) MySQL
16 9 (1.20%) Hadoop
16 9 (1.20%) Power BI
17 8 (1.06%) Redis
Development Applications
1 57 (7.57%) Selenium
2 48 (6.37%) Jenkins
3 39 (5.18%) Git (software)
4 32 (4.25%) Visual Studio
5 31 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (2.79%) JIRA
6 21 (2.79%) Maven
6 21 (2.79%) TeamCity
7 14 (1.86%) Bower
7 14 (1.86%) gulp
7 14 (1.86%) Karma Test Runner
7 14 (1.86%) Mocha
7 14 (1.86%) Octopus Deploy
7 14 (1.86%) Protractor
7 14 (1.86%) Sinon.JS
7 14 (1.86%) Subversion
8 9 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (0.80%) ClearQuest
10 6 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 244 (32.40%) Finance
2 60 (7.97%) Manufacturing
3 48 (6.37%) Marketing
3 48 (6.37%) Telecoms
4 45 (5.98%) Legal
5 38 (5.05%) Retail
6 34 (4.52%) Banking
7 21 (2.79%) Advertising
8 20 (2.66%) Back Office
9 13 (1.73%) Electronics
10 12 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (1.46%) Aerospace
12 10 (1.33%) Investment Banking
13 9 (1.20%) Automotive
13 9 (1.20%) Military
14 7 (0.93%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.80%) Law
16 5 (0.66%) Billing
17 4 (0.53%) Games
17 4 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 123 (16.33%) Architect
2 117 (15.54%) Analyst
3 68 (9.03%) Developer
4 56 (7.44%) Consultant
5 50 (6.64%) Business Analyst
6 44 (5.84%) Project Manager
7 40 (5.31%) SAP Consultant
8 30 (3.98%) Technical Architect
9 26 (3.45%) Technical Manager
10 25 (3.32%) Infrastructure Architect
10 25 (3.32%) Tester
11 24 (3.19%) Service Manager
12 23 (3.05%) Business Manager
12 23 (3.05%) Lead Developer
12 23 (3.05%) SAP Architect
13 22 (2.92%) Data Manager
13 22 (2.92%) Team Leader
14 21 (2.79%) .NET Developer
14 21 (2.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 21 (2.79%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (7.57%) HTML
1 57 (7.57%) Web Services
2 56 (7.44%) SOAP
3 48 (6.37%) REST
4 46 (6.11%) .NET
4 46 (6.11%) CSS
4 46 (6.11%) Middleware
5 39 (5.18%) AngularJS
6 27 (3.59%) HTML5
7 22 (2.92%) React
8 21 (2.79%) ASP.NET
8 21 (2.79%) jQuery
8 21 (2.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 20 (2.66%) RESTful
10 18 (2.39%) Node.js
11 17 (2.26%) CSS3
12 14 (1.86%) Backbone.js
12 14 (1.86%) Ember.js
12 14 (1.86%) Gherkin
12 14 (1.86%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 113 (15.01%) Management Information System
2 83 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (10.23%) User Experience
4 32 (4.25%) Computer Science
5 22 (2.92%) Hybrid Cloud
6 21 (2.79%) Life Science
6 21 (2.79%) Virtual Team
7 18 (2.39%) Data Structures
8 16 (2.12%) CESG
8 16 (2.12%) PMI
9 15 (1.99%) Data Centre
10 14 (1.86%) Cloud Native
11 12 (1.59%) Smartphone
12 10 (1.33%) NHS
12 10 (1.33%) Public Cloud
13 8 (1.06%) CMDB
14 7 (0.93%) Driving Licence
14 7 (0.93%) Taxonomies
15 6 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
15 6 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 48 (6.37%) Windows
2 27 (3.59%) Linux
3 15 (1.99%) Windows Server
4 11 (1.46%) Unix
5 8 (1.06%) CentOS
5 8 (1.06%) Ubuntu
6 7 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.80%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 5 (0.66%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.53%) Android
9 4 (0.53%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.40%) Solaris
11 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.13%) AIX
12 1 (0.13%) HPUX
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (22.44%) QMS
3 156 (20.72%) Project Management
4 133 (17.66%) ITIL
5 130 (17.26%) Data Management
6 114 (15.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 111 (14.74%) Risk Management
8 106 (14.08%) DevOps
9 103 (13.68%) Business Analysis
10 96 (12.75%) PRINCE2
11 85 (11.29%) Information Security
12 84 (11.16%) Stakeholder Management
13 83 (11.02%) Test Automation
14 73 (9.69%) Mentoring
15 67 (8.90%) Root Cause Analysis
16 65 (8.63%) Analytics
16 65 (8.63%) Change Management
16 65 (8.63%) Service Management
17 64 (8.50%) Document Management
17 64 (8.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 106 (14.08%) SQL
2 69 (9.16%) JavaScript
3 35 (4.65%) Java
4 29 (3.85%) C#
5 25 (3.32%) C
5 25 (3.32%) Python
6 20 (2.66%) T-SQL
7 13 (1.73%) PowerShell
8 8 (1.06%) PHP
9 5 (0.66%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.53%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.40%) C++
12 2 (0.27%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.13%) ABAP
13 1 (0.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.13%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.13%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.13%) R
13 1 (0.13%) Scala
13 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 198 (26.29%) Degree
2 95 (12.62%) Security Cleared
3 45 (5.98%) SC Cleared
4 33 (4.38%) ISEB
5 22 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (2.79%) PMI Certification
7 19 (2.52%) CITP
8 18 (2.39%) ISTQB
8 18 (2.39%) MCSE
9 16 (2.12%) CESG Certified Professional
10 14 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 13 (1.73%) DV Cleared
11 13 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (1.73%) PMP
12 12 (1.59%) APMP
13 11 (1.46%) CISSP
14 10 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
14 10 (1.33%) CREST Certified
14 10 (1.33%) HNC
15 8 (1.06%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (13.94%) Data Quality
2 102 (13.55%) SLA
3 86 (11.42%) ISO 9001
4 71 (9.43%) QA
5 63 (8.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 43 (5.71%) PMO
7 41 (5.44%) Disclosure Scotland
8 31 (4.12%) ISO 14001
9 21 (2.79%) GDPR
9 21 (2.79%) PCI DSS
10 15 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 12 (1.59%) ISO 13485
12 10 (1.33%) JSP 440
13 9 (1.20%) ISO 9000
14 8 (1.06%) COBIT
14 8 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 7 (0.93%) ISO 22301
16 6 (0.80%) IEC 62304
16 6 (0.80%) MISRA
16 6 (0.80%) MISRA C
System Software
1 23 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.33%) vSphere
4 8 (1.06%) Docker
5 6 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.40%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.13%) Firmware
7 1 (0.13%) HDFS
7 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.13%) vCloud
7 1 (0.13%) Xen
7 1 (0.13%) XenApp
7 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 45 (5.98%) Puppet
2 20 (2.66%) ZABBIX
3 11 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (1.06%) FortiGate
4 8 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.06%) Pingdom
5 5 (0.66%) SCCM
6 4 (0.53%) Ansible
6 4 (0.53%) Kibana
6 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.40%) SCOM
8 2 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.27%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.27%) SCSM
8 2 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.13%) MOM
9 1 (0.13%) Nagios
9 1 (0.13%) Nessus
9 1 (0.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 158 (20.98%) Microsoft
2 119 (15.80%) SAP
3 51 (6.77%) Oracle
4 43 (5.71%) EMC
5 41 (5.44%) Pega
6 32 (4.25%) IBM
7 25 (3.32%) Cisco
8 19 (2.52%) Marketo
8 19 (2.52%) Sitecore
9 16 (2.12%) CheckPoint
10 14 (1.86%) HP
11 13 (1.73%) VMware
12 11 (1.46%) BMC
12 11 (1.46%) Sun
13 10 (1.33%) Tableau
14 9 (1.20%) Xerox
15 8 (1.06%) Ariba
15 8 (1.06%) Cognizant
15 8 (1.06%) New Relic
15 8 (1.06%) Salesforce.com