Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Customer Requirements skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Customer Requirements over the 6 months to 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Customer Requirements
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 295 266 256
Rank change year-on-year -29 -10 -22
Permanent jobs citing Customer Requirements 1877 2263 2631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.11% 1.29% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.44% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1343 1552 2095
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £81,000 £78,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £49,039 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.24% - +5.56%

Customer Requirements 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 151739 156991 179008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.94% 89.44% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 121195 131296 149669
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Customer Requirements
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Customer Requirements as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Customer Requirements in England

Customer Requirements
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Customer Requirements in England

Customer Requirements
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Customer Requirements in England over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Customer Requirements in England

Customer Requirements
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Customer Requirements within the England region over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. 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
South East -24 488 £42,500 -15.00% 24
London -84 422 £65,000 +8.33% 33
Midlands +30 345 £42,500 +6.25% 28
North of England +15 264 £47,500 +11.76% 29
West Midlands +3 249 £42,500 +13.33% 19
North West +7 174 £48,750 +14.71% 17
South West -54 160 £42,500 +13.33% 6
East of England -8 148 £45,000 -18.18% 12
East Midlands +46 87 £40,000 -9.09% 9
Yorkshire +22 81 £47,500 +11.76% 9
North East -8 9 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Customer Requirements
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT jobs citing Customer Requirements 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 England region with a requirement for Customer Requirements.

1 464 (24.72%) Microsoft
2 442 (23.55%) Agile Software Development
3 388 (20.67%) Finance
4 372 (19.82%) Presales
5 333 (17.74%) Degree
6 308 (16.41%) SQL
7 260 (13.85%) .NET
7 260 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
8 251 (13.37%) C#
8 251 (13.37%) ITIL
9 237 (12.63%) Project Management
10 224 (11.93%) JavaScript
11 220 (11.72%) Windows
11 220 (11.72%) SAP
12 212 (11.29%) SQL Server
13 203 (10.82%) Retail
14 192 (10.23%) Continuous Improvement
15 190 (10.12%) HTML
16 184 (9.80%) Java
17 175 (9.32%) Service Management
18 162 (8.63%) Migration
19 156 (8.31%) Service Delivery
20 154 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
21 153 (8.15%) Security Cleared
22 147 (7.83%) Cisco
23 140 (7.46%) Scrum
24 138 (7.35%) Integration Testing
24 138 (7.35%) Marketing
25 134 (7.14%) VMware
25 134 (7.14%) Web Services

Customer Requirements
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 64 (3.41%) SharePoint
2 52 (2.77%) IIS
3 35 (1.86%) Skype for Business
4 30 (1.60%) MS Exchange
5 28 (1.49%) Tomcat
6 24 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 20 (1.07%) Confluence
8 17 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
8 17 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
9 16 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
9 16 (0.85%) OpenStack
10 15 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
11 14 (0.75%) Apache
11 14 (0.75%) CMS
11 14 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
11 14 (0.75%) SAS
11 14 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
12 13 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (0.48%) JBoss
Applications
1 80 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 76 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
4 19 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.21%) Simulink
8 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.053%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.053%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.053%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.053%) Maya
9 1 (0.053%) PaintShop Pro
9 1 (0.053%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.053%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.053%) Snagit
9 1 (0.053%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 90 (4.79%) SAP S/4HANA
2 31 (1.65%) Remedy ITSM
3 29 (1.55%) SAP EWM
4 26 (1.39%) SAP CO
4 26 (1.39%) SAP FI
4 26 (1.39%) SAP FI/CO
5 18 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
5 18 (0.96%) Magento
6 17 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
7 14 (0.75%) Oracle CRM
8 13 (0.69%) SAP WM
9 12 (0.64%) NetSuite
10 10 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
10 10 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
11 9 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 9 (0.48%) SAP BPC
12 7 (0.37%) SAP CRM
12 7 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
13 5 (0.27%) SAP SD
14 3 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 154 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 97 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
3 94 (5.01%) Office 365
4 92 (4.90%) SaaS
5 31 (1.65%) IaaS
6 21 (1.12%) PaaS
7 19 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
9 17 (0.91%) npm
9 17 (0.91%) OpenShift
10 16 (0.85%) Oracle CX
10 16 (0.85%) Oracle Service Cloud
11 12 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (0.48%) OneDrive
13 8 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
14 7 (0.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 6 (0.32%) Force.com
15 6 (0.32%) Veeva
16 5 (0.27%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 91 (4.85%) LAN
2 78 (4.16%) Firewall
3 77 (4.10%) WAN
4 64 (3.41%) Wireless
5 58 (3.09%) Internet
6 50 (2.66%) TCP/IP
7 48 (2.56%) MPLS
8 45 (2.40%) VPN
9 41 (2.18%) BGP
10 32 (1.70%) IPsec
10 32 (1.70%) Unified Communications
11 30 (1.60%) OSPF
11 30 (1.60%) Skype
12 24 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
13 23 (1.23%) DNS
13 23 (1.23%) Network Security
14 22 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (1.12%) VLAN
16 20 (1.07%) SSL
16 20 (1.07%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 56 (2.98%) Relational Database
3 37 (1.97%) MySQL
4 33 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (1.60%) NoSQL
7 27 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
8 24 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (1.23%) Big Data
10 20 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
10 20 (1.07%) MongoDB
11 18 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (0.85%) Star Schema
13 15 (0.80%) MarkLogic
14 14 (0.75%) Oracle Database
14 14 (0.75%) RDBMS
15 12 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
17 9 (0.48%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 105 (5.59%) Visual Studio
2 91 (4.85%) Git (software)
3 83 (4.42%) LSMW
4 79 (4.21%) eCATT
5 63 (3.36%) JIRA
6 56 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 37 (1.97%) Jenkins
8 29 (1.55%) Subversion
9 20 (1.07%) JUnit
10 19 (1.01%) Cucumber
11 17 (0.91%) Mockito
12 16 (0.85%) gulp
13 14 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 12 (0.64%) SoapUI
15 9 (0.48%) Eclipse
15 9 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
15 9 (0.48%) SpecFlow
16 8 (0.43%) Selenium
17 7 (0.37%) IntelliJ
17 7 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
General
1 388 (20.67%) Finance
2 203 (10.82%) Retail
3 138 (7.35%) Marketing
4 119 (6.34%) Manufacturing
5 94 (5.01%) Publishing
6 90 (4.79%) Telecoms
7 56 (2.98%) Billing
8 53 (2.82%) Banking
9 52 (2.77%) Legal
10 26 (1.39%) General Ledger
11 23 (1.23%) Electronics
11 23 (1.23%) Financial Institution
12 20 (1.07%) Advertising
13 13 (0.69%) Aerospace
13 13 (0.69%) Military
14 12 (0.64%) Vietnamese Language
15 10 (0.53%) Back Office
15 10 (0.53%) Games
16 8 (0.43%) French Language
17 7 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 397 (21.15%) Consultant
2 317 (16.89%) Developer
3 228 (12.15%) Architect
4 217 (11.56%) Analyst
5 138 (7.35%) SAP Consultant
6 124 (6.61%) Solutions Architect
7 119 (6.34%) .NET Developer
8 111 (5.91%) Business Analyst
9 85 (4.53%) C# Developer
10 82 (4.37%) C# .NET Developer
11 76 (4.05%) Senior Developer
12 64 (3.41%) Technical Consultant
13 56 (2.98%) Project Manager
14 55 (2.93%) Service Manager
15 54 (2.88%) Presales Consultant
16 51 (2.72%) Java Developer
17 50 (2.66%) Network Engineer
18 49 (2.61%) ASP.NET Developer
18 49 (2.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 49 (2.61%) SAP EWM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (13.85%) .NET
2 190 (10.12%) HTML
3 134 (7.14%) Web Services
4 128 (6.82%) ASP.NET
5 120 (6.39%) CSS
6 119 (6.34%) XML
7 106 (5.65%) EDI
8 100 (5.33%) AngularJS
9 89 (4.74%) jQuery
10 88 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
11 83 (4.42%) IDoc
12 73 (3.89%) REST
12 73 (3.89%) SOAP
13 71 (3.78%) XSLT
14 66 (3.52%) HTML5
15 63 (3.36%) WCF
16 59 (3.14%) Ajax
17 51 (2.72%) .NET Framework
18 46 (2.45%) Spring
19 39 (2.08%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 260 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (5.91%) NHS
3 101 (5.38%) Computer Science
4 99 (5.27%) Management Information System
5 88 (4.69%) Data Centre
6 51 (2.72%) Public Cloud
7 48 (2.56%) User Experience
8 47 (2.50%) LIMS
9 44 (2.34%) Virtual Team
10 35 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
11 28 (1.49%) Driving Licence
12 21 (1.12%) iPad
12 21 (1.12%) Mobile App
13 16 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
13 16 (0.85%) Robotics
13 16 (0.85%) Tandem
14 15 (0.80%) Fintech
14 15 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
14 15 (0.80%) Hedge funds
15 14 (0.75%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 220 (11.72%) Windows
2 131 (6.98%) Linux
3 89 (4.74%) Windows Server
4 57 (3.04%) Unix
5 51 (2.72%) Windows 10
6 50 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (1.81%) Windows 7
8 30 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (0.75%) Apple iOS
10 12 (0.64%) Android
11 9 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.37%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.32%) CentOS
13 6 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.32%) VMS
14 5 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
15 4 (0.21%) Solaris
16 3 (0.16%) AIX
16 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (23.55%) Agile Software Development
2 372 (19.82%) Presales
3 251 (13.37%) ITIL
4 237 (12.63%) Project Management
5 192 (10.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 175 (9.32%) Service Management
7 162 (8.63%) Migration
8 156 (8.31%) Service Delivery
9 140 (7.46%) Scrum
10 138 (7.35%) Integration Testing
11 128 (6.82%) OO
11 128 (6.82%) SDLC
12 114 (6.07%) Data Migration
13 111 (5.91%) TDD
14 108 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
15 105 (5.59%) Logistics
16 104 (5.54%) Business Intelligence
17 103 (5.49%) Service Design
18 99 (5.27%) CRM
19 98 (5.22%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 308 (16.41%) SQL
2 251 (13.37%) C#
3 224 (11.93%) JavaScript
4 184 (9.80%) Java
5 133 (7.09%) ABAP
6 76 (4.05%) Python
7 55 (2.93%) C++
8 54 (2.88%) C
9 45 (2.40%) PowerShell
10 39 (2.08%) T-SQL
11 34 (1.81%) PHP
12 33 (1.76%) VB
13 30 (1.60%) Ruby
13 30 (1.60%) VB.NET
14 24 (1.28%) PL/SQL
15 22 (1.17%) VBScript
16 17 (0.91%) Bash Shell
17 16 (0.85%) Perl
17 16 (0.85%) VBA
18 15 (0.80%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 333 (17.74%) Degree
2 153 (8.15%) Security Cleared
3 106 (5.65%) SC Cleared
4 78 (4.16%) Cisco Certification
5 60 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 46 (2.45%) CCNP
7 40 (2.13%) DV Cleared
8 39 (2.08%) CCNA
9 37 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
10 36 (1.92%) MCSE
11 29 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
12 24 (1.28%) CCIE
13 22 (1.17%) PMI Certification
14 21 (1.12%) CISSP
14 21 (1.12%) MCSA
15 17 (0.91%) PMP
16 15 (0.80%) MCP
17 14 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
18 13 (0.69%) CISM
19 12 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (6.23%) QA
2 108 (5.75%) SLA
3 31 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (1.55%) PMO
5 19 (1.01%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 10 (0.53%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 8 (0.43%) COBIT
10 6 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 6 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.21%) DO-178B
11 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.16%) GAMP
12 3 (0.16%) GDPR
13 1 (0.053%) Def Stans
13 1 (0.053%) MISRA C
13 1 (0.053%) WAI
13 1 (0.053%) WCAG
System Software
1 100 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 91 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (2.34%) Hyper-V
4 42 (2.24%) Docker
5 25 (1.33%) XenApp
6 24 (1.28%) vSphere
7 21 (1.12%) XenDesktop
8 16 (0.85%) VMware NSX
9 15 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.32%) BitLocker
12 6 (0.32%) Firmware
13 3 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
15 1 (0.053%) NFS
15 1 (0.053%) vCloud
15 1 (0.053%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 43 (2.29%) Puppet
2 27 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (1.33%) Kubernetes
4 24 (1.28%) Ansible
5 22 (1.17%) SCCM
6 15 (0.80%) BMC PATROL
6 15 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
7 14 (0.75%) vRealize
8 13 (0.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 13 (0.69%) Salt
9 11 (0.59%) Terraform
10 10 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 10 (0.53%) SCOrch
11 9 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 7 (0.37%) Nessus
12 7 (0.37%) rkt
13 5 (0.27%) AirWatch
13 5 (0.27%) Mesos
13 5 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 4 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 464 (24.72%) Microsoft
2 220 (11.72%) SAP
3 147 (7.83%) Cisco
4 134 (7.14%) VMware
5 129 (6.87%) Oracle
6 74 (3.94%) Citrix
7 53 (2.82%) ServiceNow
8 48 (2.56%) Juniper
8 48 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
9 47 (2.50%) BMC
10 46 (2.45%) HP
11 34 (1.81%) Remedy
12 28 (1.49%) HEAT Software
12 28 (1.49%) SEEBURGER
13 27 (1.44%) CheckPoint
14 25 (1.33%) F5
15 21 (1.12%) NetApp
16 20 (1.07%) Fortinet
16 20 (1.07%) Meraki
16 20 (1.07%) Red Hat