Period
to 11 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Technical Assistant was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Assistant
UK
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 760 1097 1186
Rank change year-on-year +337 +89 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Assistant 1 9 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.007% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 6
Median annual salary £72,500 £19,632 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +269.30% -50.92% +135.29%
10th Percentile £71,250 £18,263 £33,125
90th Percentile £73,750 £22,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - £19,632 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -50.92% +135.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 60,516 136,619 164,822
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.89% 95.86% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 48,756 109,024 132,889
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Technical Assistant
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Technical Assistant in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Assistant in the UK

Technical Assistant
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Technical Assistant.

Salary trend for Technical Assistant in the UK

Technical Assistant
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Assistant within the UK over the 6 months to 11 August 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 +320 1 £72,500 +269.30%
London +205 1 £72,500 -

Technical Assistant Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, Technical Assistant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Technical Assistant in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Japanese Language
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Internal Audit

Technical Assistant Skill Set
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 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Internal Audit
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle