Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

TickIT
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 314 - 291
Rank change year-on-year - +291 +13
Permanent jobs citing TickIT 3 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.031% - 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.24% - 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 12
West Midlands median annual salary £62,500 - £32,500
10th Percentile £56,250 - £20,625
90th Percentile £68,750 - £45,775
England median annual salary £42,250 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -0.59% -10.53% +18.75%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,253 1,478 1,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.78% 14.31% 13.80%
Number of salaries quoted 963 972 1,147
West Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,025 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing TickIT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for TickIT in the West Midlands

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Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for TickIT in the West Midlands

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Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TickIT within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Worcestershire - 2 £62,500 - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
TickIT
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing TickIT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for TickIT.

1 3 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SMS
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) MathWorks
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) Simulink
3 1 (33.33%) ANSI C
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 26262
3 1 (33.33%) Degree

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Engineering Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Software Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Software Validation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Verification Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Validation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) ANSI C
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 26262
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) MathWorks