Period
to 21 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for TickIT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited TickIT over the 6 months to 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

TickIT
UK
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1093 1192 1168
Rank change year-on-year +99 -24 +95
Permanent jobs citing TickIT 5 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.008% 0.004%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.025% 0.064% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 7
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - -2.70%
10th Percentile £35,375 £36,850 £37,900
90th Percentile £53,375 £53,250 £54,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11% -2.70%

TickIT 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 20,015 22,013 20,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.88% 12.82% 12.01%
Number of salaries quoted 14,521 16,973 15,882
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,625 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%

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Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing TickIT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for TickIT in the UK

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Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TickIT.

Salary trend for TickIT in the UK

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Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TickIT within the UK over the 6 months to 21 May 2019. 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 +88 5 £42,500 -15.00% 1
London - 3 £45,000 -
UK excluding London +63 2 £37,500 -25.00% 1
South East +33 1 £37,500 -18.48% 1
South West +30 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, IT jobs citing TickIT 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 TickIT.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Innovative Thinking
3 2 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (40.00%) Microservices
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Blockchain
3 2 (40.00%) Cloud Native
3 2 (40.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Gradle
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree

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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 1 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Gradle
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (40.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Felix
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Sling
1 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (20.00%) Java EE
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) JSP
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) Servlets
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Native
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Innovative Thinking
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Microservices
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (40.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft