Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Customer Requirements
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 290 302 275
Rank change year-on-year +12 -27 -24
Permanent jobs citing Customer Requirements 1,901 1,819 2,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.17% 1.09% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.20% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,376 1,307 1,840
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £28,625 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% -4.21%

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 147,421 151,694 172,282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.66% 90.73% 90.05%
Number of salaries quoted 118,622 122,984 145,020
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,056 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.92% +3.28% -

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 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 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
London +105 545 £67,500 +12.50% 67
South East +10 419 £45,000 - 79
Midlands +13 315 £40,000 +6.67% 46
North of England +62 283 £45,000 +12.50% 41
West Midlands +27 231 £40,000 - 32
North West +75 178 £45,000 +12.50% 23
South West -45 176 £40,750 -1.81% 43
East of England -21 126 £47,500 +11.76% 28
Yorkshire +32 94 £50,000 +33.33% 13
East Midlands +16 82 £45,000 +20.00% 14
North East -5 11 £33,250 -15.07% 5
Customer Requirements
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT jobs citing Customer Requirements 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 Customer Requirements.

1 491 (25.83%) Microsoft
2 484 (25.46%) Agile Software Development
3 411 (21.62%) Presales
4 350 (18.41%) Finance
5 324 (17.04%) Windows
6 296 (15.57%) SQL
7 281 (14.78%) Degree
8 263 (13.83%) Security Cleared
8 263 (13.83%) Project Management
9 260 (13.68%) C#
10 254 (13.36%) Problem-Solving
11 253 (13.31%) .NET
12 249 (13.10%) Microsoft Azure
13 229 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
14 223 (11.73%) JavaScript
15 211 (11.10%) ITIL
16 209 (10.99%) SQL Server
17 201 (10.57%) Amazon AWS
18 199 (10.47%) VMware
19 197 (10.36%) Linux
20 185 (9.73%) HTML
21 183 (9.63%) Retail
22 176 (9.26%) Active Directory
23 172 (9.05%) Java
24 169 (8.89%) Analytics
25 166 (8.73%) Marketing
26 156 (8.21%) CSS
27 152 (8.00%) Scrum
28 151 (7.94%) Computer Science
29 148 (7.79%) Service Management

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 84 (4.42%) SharePoint
2 38 (2.00%) IIS
3 31 (1.63%) Apache Spark
4 27 (1.42%) OpenStack
5 26 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
6 24 (1.26%) Confluence
7 23 (1.21%) MS Exchange
8 19 (1.00%) CMS
9 18 (0.95%) Apache Pig
10 16 (0.84%) Skype for Business
11 15 (0.79%) Apache
12 14 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
13 13 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
14 12 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
15 9 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
16 7 (0.37%) JBoss
16 7 (0.37%) WebLogic
17 6 (0.32%) Smallworld
17 6 (0.32%) SugarCRM
18 5 (0.26%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 93 (4.89%) Microsoft Office
2 91 (4.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 58 (3.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 45 (2.37%) MS Visio
5 37 (1.95%) Microsoft Project
6 23 (1.21%) OmniGraffle
7 5 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.053%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.053%) Autodesk Inventor
10 1 (0.053%) CATIA
10 1 (0.053%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.053%) EPLAN
10 1 (0.053%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.053%) InVision
10 1 (0.053%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.053%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 22 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 19 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
2 19 (1.00%) NetSuite
3 18 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.47%) SAP APO
4 9 (0.47%) SAP QM
5 8 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 7 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
7 6 (0.32%) Magento
8 5 (0.26%) BASE24
8 5 (0.26%) Postilion
8 5 (0.26%) SAP BPC
8 5 (0.26%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
10 3 (0.16%) SAP CO
10 3 (0.16%) SAP FI
10 3 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (0.16%) SAP GRC
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 249 (13.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 201 (10.57%) Amazon AWS
3 138 (7.26%) Office 365
4 68 (3.58%) SaaS
5 40 (2.10%) Azure Active Directory
6 36 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
7 35 (1.84%) IaaS
8 34 (1.79%) PaaS
9 25 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
10 22 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
10 22 (1.16%) OpenShift
11 13 (0.68%) OneDrive
12 10 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (0.53%) Force.com
13 8 (0.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 7 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
14 7 (0.37%) Mimecast
14 7 (0.37%) Serverless
15 6 (0.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 98 (5.16%) Network Security
2 73 (3.84%) Firewall
3 65 (3.42%) WAN
4 55 (2.89%) Internet
5 53 (2.79%) VPN
6 50 (2.63%) LAN
7 46 (2.42%) TCP/IP
7 46 (2.42%) Wireless
8 35 (1.84%) DAB
9 32 (1.68%) Remote Desktop
10 31 (1.63%) SAN
11 30 (1.58%) DNS
12 28 (1.47%) Ethernet
12 28 (1.47%) MPLS
13 23 (1.21%) DHCP
14 22 (1.16%) HTTP
14 22 (1.16%) VoIP
15 17 (0.89%) VSAN
16 16 (0.84%) Software-Defined Networking
17 15 (0.79%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 71 (3.73%) Big Data
3 54 (2.84%) Relational Database
4 47 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
5 43 (2.26%) MySQL
6 41 (2.16%) Hadoop
7 33 (1.74%) NoSQL
8 32 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 28 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
9 28 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
11 21 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
12 19 (1.00%) Apache Hive
12 19 (1.00%) MongoDB
13 18 (0.95%) QlikView
13 18 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
14 17 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 15 (0.79%) RDBMS
15 15 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
16 14 (0.74%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 114 (6.00%) Git (software)
2 113 (5.94%) Visual Studio
3 61 (3.21%) JIRA
4 34 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (1.53%) Jenkins
6 25 (1.32%) Axure RP
7 23 (1.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 21 (1.10%) eCATT
8 21 (1.10%) LSMW
9 20 (1.05%) Subversion
10 13 (0.68%) gulp
11 12 (0.63%) Grunt
11 12 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
12 10 (0.53%) Maven
12 10 (0.53%) Selenium
13 8 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (0.42%) MSI
13 8 (0.42%) Vagrant
13 8 (0.42%) webpack
14 7 (0.37%) InstallShield
General
1 350 (18.41%) Finance
2 183 (9.63%) Retail
3 166 (8.73%) Marketing
4 105 (5.52%) Telecoms
5 85 (4.47%) Manufacturing
6 47 (2.47%) Games
7 40 (2.10%) Banking
8 38 (2.00%) Billing
9 34 (1.79%) Publishing
10 32 (1.68%) Legal
11 27 (1.42%) Advertising
12 24 (1.26%) Local Government
13 23 (1.21%) Electronics
14 21 (1.10%) Military
15 13 (0.68%) Automotive
16 10 (0.53%) German Language
16 10 (0.53%) Law
17 9 (0.47%) Financial Institution
17 9 (0.47%) Mandarin Language
18 6 (0.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 310 (16.31%) Architect
1 310 (16.31%) Developer
2 288 (15.15%) Consultant
3 198 (10.42%) Analyst
4 104 (5.47%) .NET Developer
5 102 (5.37%) Solutions Architect
6 92 (4.84%) Business Analyst
7 88 (4.63%) Technical Architect
8 76 (4.00%) Software Engineer
9 73 (3.84%) Technical Consultant
10 72 (3.79%) Designer
10 72 (3.79%) Product Manager
11 69 (3.63%) C# Developer
12 64 (3.37%) Project Manager
13 60 (3.16%) C# .NET Developer
14 57 (3.00%) Java Developer
15 54 (2.84%) Senior Developer
16 53 (2.79%) Applications Support
17 51 (2.68%) UX Designer
18 44 (2.31%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (13.31%) .NET
2 185 (9.73%) HTML
3 156 (8.21%) CSS
4 108 (5.68%) ASP.NET
5 101 (5.31%) Web Services
6 93 (4.89%) XML
7 72 (3.79%) AngularJS
8 60 (3.16%) jQuery
9 54 (2.84%) ASP.NET Web API
10 46 (2.42%) Spring
11 44 (2.31%) XSLT
12 42 (2.21%) Java EE
12 42 (2.21%) REST
13 41 (2.16%) RESTful
14 39 (2.05%) React
14 39 (2.05%) WCF
15 38 (2.00%) Middleware
16 36 (1.89%) JSON
17 34 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
17 34 (1.79%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 229 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
2 151 (7.94%) Computer Science
3 146 (7.68%) User Experience
4 122 (6.42%) Self-Motivation
5 108 (5.68%) Management Information System
6 104 (5.47%) Data Centre
7 48 (2.52%) Fintech
8 46 (2.42%) Public Cloud
9 38 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
10 35 (1.84%) Mobile App
11 34 (1.79%) Driving Licence
12 32 (1.68%) Virtual Team
13 28 (1.47%) Clustering
13 28 (1.47%) Private Cloud
14 26 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
14 26 (1.37%) Smartphone
15 24 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
16 23 (1.21%) Algorithms
16 23 (1.21%) Replication
17 21 (1.10%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 324 (17.04%) Windows
2 197 (10.36%) Linux
3 99 (5.21%) Windows Server
4 96 (5.05%) Unix
5 78 (4.10%) Windows 10
6 71 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 69 (3.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (2.05%) Mac OS X
9 32 (1.68%) Windows 7
10 26 (1.37%) Android
11 16 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (0.47%) CentOS
14 6 (0.32%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.32%) Solaris
15 4 (0.21%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.16%) AIX
17 2 (0.11%) VMS
17 2 (0.11%) Windows Phone 7
17 2 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 484 (25.46%) Agile Software Development
2 411 (21.62%) Presales
3 263 (13.83%) Project Management
4 254 (13.36%) Problem-Solving
5 211 (11.10%) ITIL
6 169 (8.89%) Analytics
7 152 (8.00%) Scrum
8 148 (7.79%) Service Management
9 140 (7.36%) Service Delivery
10 137 (7.21%) Product Management
11 131 (6.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 130 (6.84%) Software Engineering
13 120 (6.31%) SDLC
14 115 (6.05%) TDD
15 111 (5.84%) Continuous Improvement
16 102 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
17 100 (5.26%) DevOps
18 99 (5.21%) OO
19 95 (5.00%) Migration
20 92 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 296 (15.57%) SQL
2 260 (13.68%) C#
3 223 (11.73%) JavaScript
4 172 (9.05%) Java
5 139 (7.31%) Python
6 106 (5.58%) C
7 100 (5.26%) C++
8 60 (3.16%) PHP
9 54 (2.84%) PowerShell
10 49 (2.58%) VB
11 48 (2.52%) T-SQL
12 34 (1.79%) Ruby
13 30 (1.58%) VB.NET
14 25 (1.32%) ABAP
14 25 (1.32%) VBScript
15 22 (1.16%) Bash Shell
15 22 (1.16%) Perl
16 19 (1.00%) VBA
17 18 (0.95%) Apex Code
17 18 (0.95%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 281 (14.78%) Degree
2 263 (13.83%) Security Cleared
3 136 (7.15%) SC Cleared
4 128 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 98 (5.16%) MCSE
6 86 (4.52%) DV Cleared
7 76 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
8 50 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
9 47 (2.47%) CCIE
10 41 (2.16%) MCP
11 38 (2.00%) CCNP
11 38 (2.00%) MCSA
12 29 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
13 21 (1.10%) PMP
14 20 (1.05%) PMI Certification
15 19 (1.00%) Master's Degree
16 16 (0.84%) CCDP
17 15 (0.79%) CCNA
17 15 (0.79%) ISTQB
17 15 (0.79%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (5.16%) QA
2 73 (3.84%) SLA
3 34 (1.79%) Data Quality
4 18 (0.95%) GDPR
4 18 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (0.89%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.68%) PMO
7 12 (0.63%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 11 (0.58%) GCP
9 8 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.37%) Government Security Classifications
10 7 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 6 (0.32%) PMBOK
12 5 (0.26%) COBIT
12 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 4 (0.21%) ISO 8583
14 3 (0.16%) IFRS
14 3 (0.16%) IFRS 9
14 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 176 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 147 (7.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (3.05%) Microsoft App-V
4 52 (2.74%) Docker
5 42 (2.21%) Virtual Desktop
5 42 (2.21%) XenApp
6 41 (2.16%) Hyper-V
7 38 (2.00%) XenDesktop
8 28 (1.47%) vSphere
9 27 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
10 26 (1.37%) VMware NSX
11 13 (0.68%) BitLocker
12 10 (0.53%) XenServer
13 9 (0.47%) NFS
14 8 (0.42%) vCloud
15 7 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
16 6 (0.32%) LXC
16 6 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 6 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
17 4 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 83 (4.37%) SCCM
2 42 (2.21%) Puppet
3 33 (1.74%) Microsoft Intune
4 32 (1.68%) Kubernetes
5 30 (1.58%) SCOrch
6 28 (1.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 26 (1.37%) SCDPM
7 26 (1.37%) SCSM
7 26 (1.37%) SCVMM
8 24 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
8 24 (1.26%) Terraform
9 18 (0.95%) Ansible
10 17 (0.89%) BMC PATROL
10 17 (0.89%) vRealize
11 15 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 12 (0.63%) FortiGate
13 9 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 8 (0.42%) Nagios
15 7 (0.37%) Cacti
15 7 (0.37%) Packer
Vendors
1 491 (25.83%) Microsoft
2 199 (10.47%) VMware
3 139 (7.31%) Cisco
4 138 (7.26%) Citrix
5 80 (4.21%) Oracle
6 79 (4.16%) SAP
7 65 (3.42%) Juniper
7 65 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
8 63 (3.31%) HP
9 58 (3.05%) Capita
10 47 (2.47%) IBM
11 43 (2.26%) F5
12 41 (2.16%) Google
13 36 (1.89%) Red Hat
14 34 (1.79%) ServiceNow
15 32 (1.68%) BMC
16 26 (1.37%) Remedy
17 24 (1.26%) CheckPoint
18 23 (1.21%) EMC
18 23 (1.21%) WorldPay