Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Management
UK
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 623 605 629
Rank change year-on-year -18 +24 -28
Permanent jobs citing Quality Management 586 716 721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.40% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.44% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 397 572 596
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -1.96% -5.56%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £79,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £48,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.81% +1.58% -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 146,609 163,998 168,733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.57% 91.87% 91.27%
Number of salaries quoted 116,220 130,199 139,977
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 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 -28 547 £60,000 +20.00% 137
UK excluding London -24 342 £52,500 +8.81% 121
London +69 224 £65,000 +18.18% 30
South East +7 137 £62,500 +25.00% 31
North of England -44 64 £45,000 +5.88% 22
Midlands +4 48 £47,750 -4.50% 32
South West -4 41 £60,000 +33.33% 15
West Midlands +6 37 £46,500 -7.00% 26
Yorkshire +42 36 £45,000 +12.50% 6
East of England +27 29 £45,000 -10.00% 7
North West -35 28 £37,750 -11.18% 14
Scotland +8 23 £45,000 -10.00% 5
East Midlands +7 9 £65,000 +30.00% 6
Wales +3 4 £42,500 +23.19% 9

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 169 (28.84%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (28.67%) Finance
3 142 (24.23%) Project Management
4 140 (23.89%) Degree
5 119 (20.31%) Continuous Improvement
6 105 (17.92%) Microsoft
7 103 (17.58%) QMS
8 102 (17.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 100 (17.06%) Problem-Solving
10 95 (16.21%) Data Quality
11 89 (15.19%) SQL
12 86 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
13 85 (14.51%) QA
14 84 (14.33%) PRINCE2
15 81 (13.82%) Performance Management
16 80 (13.65%) Analytics
16 80 (13.65%) SQL Server
16 80 (13.65%) SAP
17 79 (13.48%) Management Information System
18 75 (12.80%) .NET
19 71 (12.12%) Oracle
20 66 (11.26%) Marketing
21 63 (10.75%) Data Management
22 61 (10.41%) ITIL
23 60 (10.24%) Scrum
24 59 (10.07%) Change Management
25 57 (9.73%) Process Improvement
25 57 (9.73%) Microsoft Azure
26 56 (9.56%) Software Engineering
27 55 (9.39%) JavaScript

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 32 (5.46%) CMS
2 31 (5.29%) EPiServer
2 31 (5.29%) Sitecore CMS
3 19 (3.24%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.37%) SAS
5 7 (1.19%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.85%) Confluence
6 5 (0.85%) MQSeries
6 5 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (0.85%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.51%) Liferay
8 2 (0.34%) IIS
9 1 (0.17%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.17%) JBoss
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle UPK
9 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 54 (9.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (7.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 26 (4.44%) MS Visio
4 25 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
5 18 (3.07%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.68%) Doxygen
6 4 (0.68%) FrameMaker
7 2 (0.34%) SPSS
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.17%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.17%) InVision
8 1 (0.17%) Simulink
8 1 (0.17%) Stata
Business Applications
1 31 (5.29%) Eloqua
2 14 (2.39%) SAP QM
3 13 (2.22%) SAP MM
4 11 (1.88%) SAP S/4HANA
5 9 (1.54%) SAP FI
6 8 (1.37%) SAP PP
7 6 (1.02%) SAP CO
7 6 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (1.02%) SAP PM
7 6 (1.02%) SAP SD
7 6 (1.02%) TrackWise
8 5 (0.85%) SAP GTS
8 5 (0.85%) SAP SCM
9 4 (0.68%) Hyperion Planning
9 4 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (0.51%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.51%) SAP R/3
10 3 (0.51%) SAP WM
11 2 (0.34%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 57 (9.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (9.22%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (6.31%) npm
4 12 (2.05%) SaaS
5 9 (1.54%) Office 365
6 7 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.19%) PaaS
7 5 (0.85%) Veeva
8 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.34%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.34%) IaaS
8 2 (0.34%) Trello
9 1 (0.17%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.17%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.02%) Internet
1 6 (1.02%) WAN
2 5 (0.85%) LAN
2 5 (0.85%) RS-232
3 4 (0.68%) Modbus
3 4 (0.68%) PPP
3 4 (0.68%) Profibus
3 4 (0.68%) RS-422
3 4 (0.68%) RS-485
3 4 (0.68%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.51%) Firewall
4 3 (0.51%) Unified Communications
4 3 (0.51%) WLAN
5 2 (0.34%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.34%) Intranet
5 2 (0.34%) Network Security
5 2 (0.34%) SAN
5 2 (0.34%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.17%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (13.65%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.31%) Big Data
2 37 (6.31%) NoSQL
3 36 (6.14%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (5.63%) MongoDB
5 31 (5.29%) Couchbase
6 26 (4.44%) RDBMS
6 26 (4.44%) Relational Database
7 22 (3.75%) GIS
8 21 (3.58%) SAP Data Services
9 17 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
11 15 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (2.39%) PowerCenter
13 13 (2.22%) QualityStage
14 9 (1.54%) QlikView
15 8 (1.37%) Oracle Database
16 6 (1.02%) DB2
16 6 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 48 (8.19%) Git (software)
2 41 (7.00%) Visual Studio
3 36 (6.14%) Bower
4 35 (5.97%) Selenium
4 35 (5.97%) TeamCity
5 33 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 32 (5.46%) Octopus Deploy
7 31 (5.29%) gulp
7 31 (5.29%) Karma Test Runner
7 31 (5.29%) Mocha
7 31 (5.29%) Protractor
7 31 (5.29%) Sinon.JS
8 15 (2.56%) Jenkins
9 13 (2.22%) JIRA
10 10 (1.71%) ERwin
10 10 (1.71%) Maven
11 7 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.02%) PowerDesigner
12 6 (1.02%) Subversion
13 5 (0.85%) LSMW
General
1 168 (28.67%) Finance
2 66 (11.26%) Marketing
3 46 (7.85%) Telecoms
4 37 (6.31%) Retail
5 34 (5.80%) Manufacturing
6 32 (5.46%) Banking
7 31 (5.29%) Advertising
8 16 (2.73%) Pharmaceutical
9 14 (2.39%) Electronics
10 13 (2.22%) Back Office
11 10 (1.71%) French Language
12 9 (1.54%) German Language
12 9 (1.54%) Law
13 8 (1.37%) Aerospace
14 7 (1.19%) Legal
14 7 (1.19%) Publishing
15 5 (0.85%) Automotive
16 4 (0.68%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.68%) Local Government
16 4 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 121 (20.65%) Analyst
2 62 (10.58%) Project Manager
3 56 (9.56%) Developer
4 52 (8.87%) IT Manager
5 43 (7.34%) Consultant
6 38 (6.48%) Data Analyst
7 34 (5.80%) .NET Developer
8 30 (5.12%) Business Analyst
9 27 (4.61%) Continuous Improvement Manager
10 21 (3.58%) Architect
11 19 (3.24%) SAP Analyst
12 18 (3.07%) Service Manager
13 17 (2.90%) Graduate
13 17 (2.90%) Senior Analyst
14 16 (2.73%) ASP.NET Developer
14 16 (2.73%) Test Analyst
14 16 (2.73%) Test Manager
15 15 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
16 14 (2.39%) Project Leader
16 14 (2.39%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (12.80%) .NET
2 42 (7.17%) AngularJS
2 42 (7.17%) CSS
2 42 (7.17%) HTML
3 38 (6.48%) HTML5
4 37 (6.31%) CSS3
4 37 (6.31%) Web Services
5 32 (5.46%) jQuery
5 32 (5.46%) RESTful
6 31 (5.29%) Backbone.js
6 31 (5.29%) Chai
6 31 (5.29%) Ember.js
6 31 (5.29%) Gherkin
6 31 (5.29%) LESS
6 31 (5.29%) MEAN Stack
6 31 (5.29%) Sass
6 31 (5.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 21 (3.58%) XML
8 19 (3.24%) ASP.NET
9 9 (1.54%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 86 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (13.48%) Management Information System
3 47 (8.02%) User Experience
4 31 (5.29%) Cloud Native
5 29 (4.95%) Driving Licence
6 22 (3.75%) PMI
7 14 (2.39%) Data Centre
8 12 (2.05%) NHS
8 12 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (1.88%) Life Science
9 11 (1.88%) Robotics
10 8 (1.37%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.37%) Fintech
11 6 (1.02%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.02%) Linked Data
11 6 (1.02%) Semantic Web
11 6 (1.02%) Smart Meter
12 5 (0.85%) 3D Graphics
12 5 (0.85%) LIMS
12 5 (0.85%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 29 (4.95%) Linux
2 28 (4.78%) Windows
3 12 (2.05%) Unix
4 6 (1.02%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.68%) Android
5 4 (0.68%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.68%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.34%) CentOS
6 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.34%) Solaris
7 1 (0.17%) FreeRTOS
7 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (28.84%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (24.23%) Project Management
3 119 (20.31%) Continuous Improvement
4 103 (17.58%) QMS
5 102 (17.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 100 (17.06%) Problem-Solving
7 84 (14.33%) PRINCE2
8 81 (13.82%) Performance Management
9 80 (13.65%) Analytics
10 63 (10.75%) Data Management
11 61 (10.41%) ITIL
12 60 (10.24%) Scrum
13 59 (10.07%) Change Management
14 57 (9.73%) Process Improvement
15 56 (9.56%) Software Engineering
16 54 (9.22%) DevOps
16 54 (9.22%) Risk Management
17 52 (8.87%) Business Intelligence
18 49 (8.36%) Asset Management
18 49 (8.36%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (15.19%) SQL
2 55 (9.39%) JavaScript
3 50 (8.53%) Java
4 46 (7.85%) C#
5 28 (4.78%) C
6 16 (2.73%) Python
7 12 (2.05%) PHP
8 9 (1.54%) C++
8 9 (1.54%) VB.NET
9 8 (1.37%) Perl
10 7 (1.19%) VB
10 7 (1.19%) VBA
11 6 (1.02%) ABAP
12 4 (0.68%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.68%) Ruby
12 4 (0.68%) XAML
13 3 (0.51%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.51%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.51%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.51%) VB6
Qualifications
1 140 (23.89%) Degree
2 34 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 31 (5.29%) ISEB
3 31 (5.29%) SAFe Agilist
4 28 (4.78%) SC Cleared
5 27 (4.61%) PMI Certification
6 26 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 20 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
8 19 (3.24%) DV Cleared
8 19 (3.24%) PMP
9 15 (2.56%) ISTQB
10 8 (1.37%) Master's Degree
11 7 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.02%) CEH
12 6 (1.02%) CISM
12 6 (1.02%) MCSA
12 6 (1.02%) MCSE
12 6 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.85%) CISMP
13 5 (0.85%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (16.21%) Data Quality
2 85 (14.51%) QA
3 43 (7.34%) PMO
4 33 (5.63%) SLA
5 27 (4.61%) ISO 9001
6 25 (4.27%) GDPR
7 22 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (1.37%) GxP
9 7 (1.19%) GAMP
9 7 (1.19%) PCI DSS
10 6 (1.02%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 6 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.68%) COBIT
11 4 (0.68%) DICOM
11 4 (0.68%) ISO 13485
11 4 (0.68%) ISO 9000
11 4 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.68%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.51%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.34%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 9 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.85%) Docker
4 2 (0.34%) GlusterFS
4 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.17%) Firmware
5 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (1.37%) Puppet
2 6 (1.02%) Ansible
3 5 (0.85%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 4 (0.68%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.68%) Salt
5 2 (0.34%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (0.34%) SCCM
5 2 (0.34%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.17%) Nessus
6 1 (0.17%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 105 (17.92%) Microsoft
2 80 (13.65%) SAP
3 71 (12.12%) Oracle
4 36 (6.14%) IBM
4 36 (6.14%) ServiceNow
5 31 (5.29%) Informatica
5 31 (5.29%) Marketo
5 31 (5.29%) Sitecore
6 28 (4.78%) Alias
7 25 (4.27%) Trillium
8 24 (4.10%) Dynatrace
8 24 (4.10%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (1.88%) VMware
10 9 (1.54%) Cognizant
11 8 (1.37%) Alteryx
11 8 (1.37%) JD Edwards
11 8 (1.37%) Talend
12 7 (1.19%) Cognos
12 7 (1.19%) DataFlux
13 5 (0.85%) Hyperion