Information technology and telecommunications professionals n.e.c.

£18,720 Average salary at age 20
£44,720 Average Salary
36 Average hours per week


Job holders in this unit group perform a variety of tasks not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 213: Information Technology and Telecommunication Professionals.

Main Tasks

  • Undertakes the testing of software, systems or computer games for errors, identifies source of problems and proposes solutions;
  • Develops, implements and documents test plans for IT software, systems and computer games;
  • Develops quality standards and validation techniques;
  • Makes recommendations concerning software/system quality;
  • Examines IT system for potential threats to its security and integrity and draws up plans for disaster recovery if security is compromised;
  • Deals with and reports on breaches in security.


Entrants usually possess a degree or equivalent qualification, although entry with other academic qualifications and/or significant relevant experience is possible. There is a variety of relevant vocational, professional and postgraduate qualifications available.

What Information technology and telecommunications professionals n.e.c. studied in higher education

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What Information technology and telecommunications professionals n.e.c. studied in higher education
Occupation Percentage Value
(G1) Mathematics4
(W2) Design studies1
(L3) Sociology1
(C1) Biology1
(H3) Mechanical engineering1
(F1) Chemistry1
(C8) Psychology2
(F8) Physical geographical sciences1
(C7) Molecular biology, biophysics & biochemistry1
(Q3) English studies1
(L2) Politics1
(H1) General engineering1
(N5) Marketing1
(I2) Information systems10
(I3) Software engineering3
(F3) Physics5
(L1) Economics1
(I6) Games1
(N1) Business studies4
(P3) Media studies1
(N2) Management studies3
(V1) History by period1
(N3) Finance1
(H6) Electronic & electrical engineering8
(I1) Computer science34

UK Prospects

200000 Workforce Size
5.93% Predicted growth 2020 - 2027
39894 Predicted Replacement 2020 - 2027

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