Period
to 31 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Change Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Change Management over the 6 months to 31 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Management
UK > England
6 months to
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 155 139 114
Rank change year-on-year -16 -25 +10
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 2,307 1,507 3,930
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.29% 2.41% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 2.59% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,706 1,144 2,972
10th Percentile £33,188 £31,250 £32,000
25th Percentile £41,563 £40,688 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.86% - -4.55%
75th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £78,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -4.55%

Change Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 94,493 58,146 123,145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 93.95% 92.87% 92.67%
Number of salaries quoted 65,203 47,617 99,123
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Change Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in England

Change Management
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Change Management in England.

Salary trend for Change Management in England

Change Management
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Change Management in England over the 6 months to 31 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Change Management in England

Change Management
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Change Management within the England region over the 6 months to 31 July 2021. 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
London -37 884 £65,000 +4.84% 140
South East -1 409 £51,500 -6.36% 103
North of England -18 362 £47,500 +5.56% 86
Midlands -15 327 £47,500 -5.00% 57
North West +2 225 £50,000 +11.11% 57
West Midlands -31 211 £50,000 - 40
South West -44 150 £46,500 -2.11% 48
East of England +17 135 £45,000 +5.26% 45
East Midlands +3 115 £43,000 -4.44% 16
Yorkshire -51 99 £45,000 +5.88% 20
North East -9 40 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Change Management
UK

For the 6 months to 31 July 2021, IT jobs citing Change Management 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 across the England region with a requirement for Change Management.

1 839 (36.37%) Social Skills
2 629 (27.26%) Agile Software Development
3 618 (26.79%) Finance
4 600 (26.01%) Project Management
5 534 (23.15%) Microsoft
6 522 (22.63%) ITIL
7 405 (17.56%) Problem-Solving
8 377 (16.34%) Azure
9 362 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 317 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
11 313 (13.57%) SQL
12 304 (13.18%) Degree
13 294 (12.74%) Windows
14 285 (12.35%) Project Delivery
15 253 (10.97%) Continuous Improvement
16 250 (10.84%) DevOps
17 244 (10.58%) Service Management
18 237 (10.27%) Microsoft 365
19 230 (9.97%) Business Intelligence
20 226 (9.80%) Service Delivery
21 221 (9.58%) Problem Management
22 213 (9.23%) Incident Management
23 212 (9.19%) Linux
24 209 (9.06%) PRINCE2
25 205 (8.89%) Management Information System
26 196 (8.50%) Oracle
26 196 (8.50%) Microsoft Office
27 194 (8.41%) Risk Management
27 194 (8.41%) AWS
28 192 (8.32%) Security Cleared

Change Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 132 (5.72%) SharePoint
2 32 (1.39%) Confluence
3 31 (1.34%) IIS
4 21 (0.91%) Apache Spark
5 18 (0.78%) MS Exchange
6 16 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (0.61%) Skype for Business
8 13 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (0.48%) CMS
10 8 (0.35%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.35%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.26%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.26%) SAS
12 5 (0.22%) Apache
13 4 (0.17%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.17%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.17%) nginx
14 3 (0.13%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 196 (8.50%) Microsoft Office
2 129 (5.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 69 (2.99%) Microsoft Project
4 52 (2.25%) MS Visio
5 49 (2.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 16 (0.69%) Oracle Smart View
7 9 (0.39%) Figma
7 9 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.30%) Siemens NX
9 5 (0.22%) Open Workbench
9 5 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.087%) Simulink
10 2 (0.087%) SPSS
11 1 (0.043%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.043%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.043%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.043%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 37 (1.60%) Oracle ERP
2 34 (1.47%) NetSuite
3 25 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 21 (0.91%) SAP S/4HANA
5 20 (0.87%) SAP HR
6 18 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
7 17 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
8 16 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
9 15 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
9 15 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
9 15 (0.65%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 15 (0.65%) Primavera
10 11 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
11 9 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
11 9 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 8 (0.35%) PeopleSoft HCM
12 8 (0.35%) Teamcenter
13 6 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
14 5 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 4 (0.17%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 377 (16.34%) Azure
2 237 (10.27%) Microsoft 365
3 194 (8.41%) AWS
4 139 (6.03%) Power Platform
5 130 (5.64%) SaaS
6 79 (3.42%) PaaS
7 58 (2.51%) IaaS
8 55 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
9 50 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
10 47 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
11 46 (1.99%) Azure Logic Apps
11 46 (1.99%) Power Automate
12 42 (1.82%) GitHub
13 40 (1.73%) PowerApps
14 38 (1.65%) GCP
15 31 (1.34%) OneDrive
16 30 (1.30%) Serverless
17 25 (1.08%) Azure Data Factory
18 18 (0.78%) Azure Sentinel
19 15 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 144 (6.24%) Firewall
2 115 (4.98%) DNS
3 89 (3.86%) LAN
3 89 (3.86%) WAN
4 76 (3.29%) DHCP
5 66 (2.86%) TCP/IP
6 65 (2.82%) Network Security
7 54 (2.34%) VPN
8 51 (2.21%) Wireless
9 50 (2.17%) BGP
10 41 (1.78%) SAN
11 32 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
12 29 (1.26%) OSPF
13 26 (1.13%) Internet
13 26 (1.13%) IPsec
14 25 (1.08%) HTTP
15 23 (1.00%) VLAN
16 22 (0.95%) Extranet
17 19 (0.82%) VoIP
18 18 (0.78%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (6.24%) SQL Server
2 125 (5.42%) Power BI
3 58 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
4 45 (1.95%) Big Data
5 32 (1.39%) Relational Database
6 31 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
7 30 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (1.26%) MySQL
9 28 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
10 22 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (0.95%) Tableau
11 19 (0.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 19 (0.82%) Oracle Database
12 17 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
13 16 (0.69%) NoSQL
14 15 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
15 12 (0.52%) Data Lake
16 11 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (0.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 125 (5.42%) JIRA
2 76 (3.29%) Git (software)
3 36 (1.56%) Jenkins
4 17 (0.74%) TeamCity
5 16 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
6 15 (0.65%) Visual Studio
7 13 (0.56%) Bitbucket
8 11 (0.48%) Maven
9 10 (0.43%) CircleCI
9 10 (0.43%) GitLab
9 10 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (0.39%) git-flow
11 7 (0.30%) Artifactory
11 7 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.26%) Cypress.io
12 6 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (0.26%) webpack
13 5 (0.22%) Gradle
13 5 (0.22%) Selenium
General
1 839 (36.37%) Social Skills
2 618 (26.79%) Finance
3 317 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
4 134 (5.81%) Law
5 126 (5.46%) Retail
6 123 (5.33%) Organisational Skills
7 118 (5.11%) Banking
8 115 (4.98%) Telecoms
9 111 (4.81%) Influencing Skills
10 87 (3.77%) Presentation Skills
11 80 (3.47%) Marketing
12 79 (3.42%) Legal
13 76 (3.29%) Public Sector
14 74 (3.21%) Manufacturing
15 72 (3.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 50 (2.17%) Documentation Skills
17 40 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
18 24 (1.04%) Local Government
19 23 (1.00%) Police
20 22 (0.95%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 343 (14.87%) Analyst
2 245 (10.62%) Project Manager
3 156 (6.76%) Consultant
4 148 (6.42%) IT Manager
5 112 (4.85%) Developer
6 105 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 89 (3.86%) Delivery Manager
7 89 (3.86%) Senior Manager
8 87 (3.77%) Service Manager
9 74 (3.21%) Architect
10 72 (3.12%) Change Manager
11 70 (3.03%) Network Engineer
12 69 (2.99%) IT Project Manager
13 67 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 52 (2.25%) IT Analyst
14 52 (2.25%) Support Analyst
15 50 (2.17%) Service Delivery Manager
16 47 (2.04%) Senior Project Manager
17 43 (1.86%) Infrastructure Manager
17 43 (1.86%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (4.90%) .NET
2 91 (3.94%) Web Services
3 70 (3.03%) HTML
4 67 (2.90%) CSS
5 66 (2.86%) XML
6 60 (2.60%) React
7 53 (2.30%) AngularJS
8 42 (1.82%) REST
9 38 (1.65%) Middleware
10 32 (1.39%) JSON
11 28 (1.21%) HTML5
12 27 (1.17%) Node.js
13 25 (1.08%) ASP.NET
14 24 (1.04%) jQuery
15 20 (0.87%) Elastic Stack
16 19 (0.82%) CSS3
16 19 (0.82%) Kafka
17 18 (0.78%) Blazor
18 15 (0.65%) RESTful
19 14 (0.61%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 205 (8.89%) Management Information System
2 78 (3.38%) Data Centre
3 68 (2.95%) User Experience
4 58 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
5 42 (1.82%) Public Cloud
6 37 (1.60%) Clustering
7 36 (1.56%) Virtual Team
8 30 (1.30%) Derivative
8 30 (1.30%) Life Science
8 30 (1.30%) PMI
9 29 (1.26%) Cloud Native
9 29 (1.26%) NHS
10 27 (1.17%) CMDB
11 26 (1.13%) Equities
12 25 (1.08%) Legacy Systems
13 23 (1.00%) Smart Meter
14 22 (0.95%) Replication
15 21 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 21 (0.91%) Private Cloud
16 20 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 294 (12.74%) Windows
2 212 (9.19%) Linux
3 136 (5.90%) Windows Server
4 74 (3.21%) Unix
5 39 (1.69%) Windows 10
6 38 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (1.43%) Windows Server 2016
8 32 (1.39%) Windows Server 2019
9 28 (1.21%) CentOS
10 24 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (0.95%) Android
12 20 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (0.69%) Apple iOS
14 15 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (0.61%) Fedora
16 13 (0.56%) Windows 7
17 11 (0.48%) Data ONTAP
18 9 (0.39%) Ubuntu
19 8 (0.35%) Mac OS
20 6 (0.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 629 (27.26%) Agile Software Development
2 600 (26.01%) Project Management
3 522 (22.63%) ITIL
4 405 (17.56%) Problem-Solving
5 362 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 285 (12.35%) Project Delivery
7 253 (10.97%) Continuous Improvement
8 250 (10.84%) DevOps
9 244 (10.58%) Service Management
10 230 (9.97%) Business Intelligence
11 226 (9.80%) Service Delivery
12 221 (9.58%) Problem Management
13 213 (9.23%) Incident Management
14 209 (9.06%) PRINCE2
15 194 (8.41%) Risk Management
16 188 (8.15%) ERP
17 165 (7.15%) SDLC
18 156 (6.76%) Analytics
19 154 (6.68%) Migration
20 149 (6.46%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 313 (13.57%) SQL
2 122 (5.29%) Python
3 109 (4.72%) JavaScript
4 105 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 103 (4.46%) Java
6 68 (2.95%) C#
7 62 (2.69%) Bash Shell
8 51 (2.21%) C
9 49 (2.12%) TypeScript
10 32 (1.39%) PL/SQL
11 26 (1.13%) T-SQL
12 25 (1.08%) C++
12 25 (1.08%) PHP
13 24 (1.04%) Shell Script
14 16 (0.69%) Go
15 10 (0.43%) Apex Code
15 10 (0.43%) Groovy
15 10 (0.43%) Perl
16 9 (0.39%) VBA
17 8 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 304 (13.18%) Degree
2 192 (8.32%) Security Cleared
3 102 (4.42%) SC Cleared
4 80 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
5 73 (3.16%) PMI Certification
6 67 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
7 63 (2.73%) PMP
8 60 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
9 49 (2.12%) CCNA
10 46 (1.99%) CCNP
11 39 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
12 36 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
13 34 (1.47%) CISSP
13 34 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
14 33 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 31 (1.34%) DV Cleared
16 25 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 20 (0.87%) APMG
17 20 (0.87%) CIPD
18 19 (0.82%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (7.20%) SLA
2 116 (5.03%) QA
3 114 (4.94%) GDPR
4 109 (4.72%) PMO
5 59 (2.56%) Data Quality
6 48 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 30 (1.30%) NIST
8 29 (1.26%) Cyber Essentials
9 22 (0.95%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 22 (0.95%) PCI DSS
10 21 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 20 (0.87%) COBIT
12 15 (0.65%) GRC
12 15 (0.65%) MiFID
13 10 (0.43%) ITGC
14 9 (0.39%) Accessibility
15 7 (0.30%) EMIR
15 7 (0.30%) TickIT
16 6 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27005
17 5 (0.22%) PMBOK
System Software
1 186 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 107 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (2.43%) Docker
4 50 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 20 (0.87%) VMware NSX
6 18 (0.78%) RHEV
7 16 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (0.52%) BitLocker
8 12 (0.52%) XenApp
9 10 (0.43%) vSphere
10 9 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (0.35%) Firmware
11 8 (0.35%) NFS
12 7 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (0.26%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
15 3 (0.13%) ProxySG
16 2 (0.087%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 107 (4.64%) Ansible
2 69 (2.99%) SCCM
3 65 (2.82%) Terraform
4 50 (2.17%) Puppet
5 45 (1.95%) Microsoft Intune
6 41 (1.78%) Kubernetes
7 27 (1.17%) SCOM
8 23 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
10 16 (0.69%) FortiGate
10 16 (0.69%) vCenter Server
11 14 (0.61%) Nagios
12 13 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
13 11 (0.48%) SCVMM
13 11 (0.48%) WSUS
14 9 (0.39%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 9 (0.39%) IBM BigFix
15 8 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
15 8 (0.35%) SCOrch
16 7 (0.30%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 534 (23.15%) Microsoft
2 196 (8.50%) Oracle
3 153 (6.63%) VMware
4 142 (6.16%) SAP
5 124 (5.37%) Cisco
6 112 (4.85%) ServiceNow
7 73 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
8 50 (2.17%) Remedy
9 44 (1.91%) IBM
10 42 (1.82%) Citrix
11 41 (1.78%) Meraki
12 40 (1.73%) Google
13 36 (1.56%) JD Edwards
14 31 (1.34%) Red Hat
14 31 (1.34%) SolarWinds
15 30 (1.30%) CheckPoint
15 30 (1.30%) Veeam
15 30 (1.30%) Workday
16 29 (1.26%) Fortinet
17 25 (1.08%) Apple