Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

TickIT
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1064 1168 1200
Rank change year-on-year +104 +32 +38
Permanent jobs citing TickIT 13 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.002% 0.009%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.070% 0.014% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 13
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £47,750 £31,050
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,250 £81,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,003 £50,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year -8.00% +14.29% -2.78%

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 18,623 21,718 21,679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.30% 13.14% 12.34%
Number of salaries quoted 13,771 16,494 16,060
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

TickIT
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for TickIT in the UK

TickIT
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

TickIT
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TickIT over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Salary histogram for TickIT in the UK

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Top 9 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 23 September 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 +83 13 £45,000 -10.00% 4
UK excluding London +49 8 £46,003 -8.00% 4
London - 5 £45,000 -
South West - 3 £47,005 - 2
North West - 2 £48,750 - 1
South East - 2 £41,250 -
North of England - 2 £48,750 - 1
Midlands +35 1 £48,728 -2.54% 1
West Midlands - 1 £48,728 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) Gradle
2 7 (53.85%) Mobile App
2 7 (53.85%) Mobile Application Development
2 7 (53.85%) DevOps
2 7 (53.85%) User Experience
2 7 (53.85%) Microservices
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (53.85%) Cloud Native
2 7 (53.85%) Prototyping
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Deployment
2 7 (53.85%) Blockchain
2 7 (53.85%) Innovative Thinking
2 7 (53.85%) Collaborative Working
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
2 7 (53.85%) Maven
2 7 (53.85%) Kanban
2 7 (53.85%) Rapid Prototyping
2 7 (53.85%) BDD
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) ISO 9001
3 4 (30.77%) Aerospace
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) QA
5 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis

TickIT
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DVB
1 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Gradle
1 7 (53.85%) Maven
General
1 4 (30.77%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Java Developer
2 3 (23.08%) IT Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Java Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Cloud Native
1 7 (53.85%) Mobile App
1 7 (53.85%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) BDD
2 7 (53.85%) Collaborative Working
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Deployment
2 7 (53.85%) DevOps
2 7 (53.85%) Innovative Thinking
2 7 (53.85%) Kanban
2 7 (53.85%) Microservices
2 7 (53.85%) Mobile Application Development
2 7 (53.85%) Prototyping
2 7 (53.85%) Rapid Prototyping
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) ISO 9001
2 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (15.38%) QA
4 1 (7.69%) AQAP
4 1 (7.69%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) ACF2
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft