Period
to 29 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SSAE 16 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SSAE 16 over the 6 months to 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) 16
UK
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 878 1078 1167
Rank change year-on-year +200 +89 -9
Permanent jobs citing SSAE 16 5 16 32
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.011% 0.019%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.045% 0.080% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 4
Median annual salary £82,500 £130,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.54% +100.00% +13.04%
10th Percentile £66,500 £70,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £135,000 £73,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £82,500 £130,000 -
% change year-on-year -36.54% - -

SSAE 16 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 11,015 20,109 22,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.28% 13.98% 12.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8,373 14,568 17,080
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,625 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

SSAE 16
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SSAE 16 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SSAE 16 in the UK

SSAE 16
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SSAE 16.

Salary trend for SSAE 16 in the UK

SSAE 16
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SSAE 16 over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Salary histogram for SSAE 16 in the UK

SSAE 16
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SSAE 16 within the UK over the 6 months to 29 May 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 +194 5 £82,500 -36.54%
UK excluding London +191 5 £82,500 -36.54%
West Midlands - 3 £82,500 -
Midlands - 3 £82,500 -
South East +99 1 £62,500 -51.92%
North West - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, IT jobs citing SSAE 16 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 SSAE 16.

1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (80.00%) COBIT
1 4 (80.00%) ISAE 3402
1 4 (80.00%) NIST
2 3 (60.00%) Project Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) CISA
2 3 (60.00%) IT Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) NIST 800
2 3 (60.00%) Thought Leadership
2 3 (60.00%) RSA Archer
2 3 (60.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 3 (60.00%) CRISC
2 3 (60.00%) COSO
2 3 (60.00%) Data Management
2 3 (60.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Sybase
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) OS/400
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Data Privacy

SSAE 16
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Delivery Director
1 3 (60.00%) Technology Director
2 1 (20.00%) Auditor
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) IT Auditor
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) OS/400
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) Data Management
2 3 (60.00%) IT Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Project Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 3 (60.00%) Thought Leadership
3 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Data Privacy
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) IT Audit
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISA
1 3 (60.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) COBIT
1 4 (80.00%) ISAE 3402
1 4 (80.00%) NIST
2 3 (60.00%) COSO
2 3 (60.00%) NIST 800
3 1 (20.00%) GDPR
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Sybase