Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Customer Requirements
UK > England
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 303 271
Rank change year-on-year +66 -32 -14
Permanent jobs citing Customer Requirements 2,180 1,878 2,256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.47% 1.12% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.21% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,691 1,346 1,546
England median annual salary £51,000 £48,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.70% +1.58% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £81,250 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £49,039 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.24% -

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 135,685 154,643 159,889
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.66% 91.92% 91.28%
Number of salaries quoted 108,414 123,778 133,783
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +175 699 £63,000 -3.08% 67
South East +67 634 £50,000 +17.65% 98
Midlands +4 296 £44,000 +3.53% 66
North of England +4 227 £47,500 - 73
West Midlands +20 225 £44,000 +3.53% 44
South West +38 189 £39,500 -7.06% 44
North West +3 155 £48,750 - 37
East of England -7 107 £50,000 +10.50% 39
East Midlands +11 70 £42,500 +2.41% 22
Yorkshire -3 62 £47,500 -2.56% 27
North East +7 10 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Customer Requirements
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 633 (29.04%) Agile Software Development
2 532 (24.40%) Java
3 429 (19.68%) Microsoft
4 397 (18.21%) Presales
5 367 (16.83%) Software Engineering
6 340 (15.60%) Degree
7 330 (15.14%) Finance
8 317 (14.54%) Microsoft Azure
9 303 (13.90%) Windows
10 298 (13.67%) Problem-Solving
11 296 (13.58%) C#
11 296 (13.58%) .NET
12 291 (13.35%) SQL
13 279 (12.80%) Project Management
14 271 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
15 266 (12.20%) TDD
16 241 (11.06%) JavaScript
17 234 (10.73%) SQL Server
18 204 (9.36%) Security Cleared
19 202 (9.27%) Linux
20 201 (9.22%) Scrum
21 191 (8.76%) Amazon AWS
22 189 (8.67%) Microservices
23 181 (8.30%) ITIL
24 180 (8.26%) HTML
25 179 (8.21%) Computer Science
26 176 (8.07%) ASP.NET
27 170 (7.80%) Office 365
28 162 (7.43%) CSS
29 159 (7.29%) VMware

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 74 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 53 (2.43%) IIS
3 42 (1.93%) MS Exchange
4 36 (1.65%) Skype for Business
5 23 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (1.01%) Apache Spark
7 18 (0.83%) Confluence
8 16 (0.73%) Apache
9 14 (0.64%) WebLogic
10 12 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (0.46%) OpenStack
12 9 (0.41%) CMS
12 9 (0.41%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.32%) Apache Pig
14 7 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (0.32%) Tomcat
15 6 (0.28%) JBoss
15 6 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 74 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (2.11%) MS Visio
3 42 (1.93%) Microsoft Excel
4 33 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 29 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
7 5 (0.23%) RoboHelp
8 4 (0.18%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
8 4 (0.18%) InDesign
8 4 (0.18%) PaintShop Pro
8 4 (0.18%) Snagit
9 1 (0.046%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.046%) InVision
9 1 (0.046%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.046%) Simulink
9 1 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 59 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 7 (0.32%) SAP APO
4 6 (0.28%) SAP GRC
4 6 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.23%) SAP BPC
6 4 (0.18%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.18%) SAP FI-CA
6 4 (0.18%) SAP PSCD
7 3 (0.14%) BASE24
7 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.14%) Postilion
7 3 (0.14%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.14%) Temenos T24
8 2 (0.092%) Magento
8 2 (0.092%) Maximo
8 2 (0.092%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 317 (14.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 191 (8.76%) Amazon AWS
3 170 (7.80%) Office 365
4 113 (5.18%) SaaS
5 67 (3.07%) PaaS
6 64 (2.94%) IaaS
7 50 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
8 34 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
9 25 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
10 21 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
11 18 (0.83%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 12 (0.55%) Force.com
13 11 (0.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 9 (0.41%) Mimecast
15 8 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
15 8 (0.37%) OneDrive
16 7 (0.32%) Google Play
16 7 (0.32%) Serverless
17 6 (0.28%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 122 (5.60%) Firewall
2 82 (3.76%) LAN
3 71 (3.26%) WAN
4 63 (2.89%) DNS
5 59 (2.71%) Network Security
5 59 (2.71%) Unified Communications
6 55 (2.52%) Internet
6 55 (2.52%) VPN
7 51 (2.34%) TCP/IP
8 42 (1.93%) DHCP
9 36 (1.65%) MPLS
10 33 (1.51%) Wireless
11 32 (1.47%) SAN
12 31 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
12 31 (1.42%) VoIP
13 30 (1.38%) DAB
14 27 (1.24%) Skype
15 21 (0.96%) iSCSI
15 21 (0.96%) VLAN
16 19 (0.87%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (10.73%) SQL Server
2 64 (2.94%) MySQL
3 48 (2.20%) NoSQL
4 42 (1.93%) Big Data
5 37 (1.70%) Relational Database
6 25 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (0.92%) MongoDB
9 19 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (0.78%) Cosmos DB
10 17 (0.78%) Hadoop
11 16 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
12 15 (0.69%) Power BI
13 14 (0.64%) Oracle Database
14 13 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
16 11 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 10 (0.46%) Data Lake
17 10 (0.46%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 157 (7.20%) Git (software)
2 136 (6.24%) Visual Studio
3 58 (2.66%) JIRA
4 44 (2.02%) Jenkins
5 39 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (1.10%) Selenium
7 23 (1.06%) Subversion
8 22 (1.01%) Maven
9 15 (0.69%) Axure RP
10 14 (0.64%) MSI
11 13 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
12 12 (0.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 12 (0.55%) Protractor
13 10 (0.46%) GitLab
14 9 (0.41%) InstallShield
14 9 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
15 8 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (0.37%) eCATT
15 8 (0.37%) Grunt
15 8 (0.37%) LSMW
General
1 330 (15.14%) Finance
2 142 (6.51%) Marketing
3 136 (6.24%) Retail
4 64 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 52 (2.39%) Manufacturing
6 46 (2.11%) Banking
6 46 (2.11%) Legal
7 36 (1.65%) Aerospace
8 25 (1.15%) Electronics
8 25 (1.15%) Games
9 22 (1.01%) Billing
9 22 (1.01%) Law
10 19 (0.87%) French Language
11 18 (0.83%) German Language
12 17 (0.78%) Military
13 15 (0.69%) Advertising
13 15 (0.69%) Automotive
14 12 (0.55%) Publishing
15 9 (0.41%) Spanish Language
16 5 (0.23%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 666 (30.55%) Developer
2 328 (15.05%) Java Developer
3 314 (14.40%) Architect
4 251 (11.51%) Consultant
5 176 (8.07%) Analyst
6 175 (8.03%) Agile Developer
7 167 (7.66%) Senior Developer
8 146 (6.70%) Agile Java Developer
9 144 (6.61%) .NET Developer
10 143 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
11 130 (5.96%) Software Engineer
12 107 (4.91%) Java Engineer
13 102 (4.68%) Senior Java Developer
14 99 (4.54%) C# Developer
15 93 (4.27%) Business Analyst
15 93 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
16 90 (4.13%) Java Developer - Fintech
17 88 (4.04%) Java Software Engineer
18 68 (3.12%) Project Manager
19 67 (3.07%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (13.58%) .NET
2 180 (8.26%) HTML
3 176 (8.07%) ASP.NET
4 162 (7.43%) CSS
5 100 (4.59%) Spring
6 95 (4.36%) Web Services
7 82 (3.76%) SOAP
8 81 (3.72%) XML
9 79 (3.62%) ASP.NET Web API
10 78 (3.58%) XSLT
11 75 (3.44%) AngularJS
12 72 (3.30%) jQuery
13 66 (3.03%) WCF
14 64 (2.94%) HTML5
15 62 (2.84%) .NET Framework
16 60 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC
16 60 (2.75%) REST
17 57 (2.61%) Spring MVC
18 46 (2.11%) JSON
18 46 (2.11%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 271 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
2 122 (5.60%) Fintech
3 92 (4.22%) Self-Motivation
4 83 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 78 (3.58%) Data Centre
6 76 (3.49%) User Experience
7 58 (2.66%) Hybrid Cloud
8 28 (1.28%) Public Cloud
9 26 (1.19%) Driving Licence
9 26 (1.19%) Mobile App
9 26 (1.19%) PMI
10 25 (1.15%) NHS
11 19 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
11 19 (0.87%) Replication
11 19 (0.87%) Social Media
12 18 (0.83%) Fat Client
12 18 (0.83%) Thin Client
13 15 (0.69%) e-Learning
14 14 (0.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 303 (13.90%) Windows
2 202 (9.27%) Linux
3 111 (5.09%) Windows Server
4 78 (3.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 72 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 71 (3.26%) Windows 10
7 59 (2.71%) Unix
8 48 (2.20%) Windows 7
9 27 (1.24%) Windows 8
10 20 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (0.64%) Android
12 12 (0.55%) AIX
13 11 (0.50%) Apple iOS
13 11 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (0.46%) Solaris
14 10 (0.46%) Windows XP
15 9 (0.41%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.37%) CentOS
17 7 (0.32%) Debian
18 5 (0.23%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 633 (29.04%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (18.21%) Presales
3 367 (16.83%) Software Engineering
4 298 (13.67%) Problem-Solving
5 279 (12.80%) Project Management
6 266 (12.20%) TDD
7 201 (9.22%) Scrum
8 189 (8.67%) Microservices
9 181 (8.30%) ITIL
10 179 (8.21%) Computer Science
11 155 (7.11%) MVC
12 137 (6.28%) Migration
13 135 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
14 125 (5.73%) CRM
14 125 (5.73%) Service Delivery
15 124 (5.69%) SDLC
16 120 (5.50%) Analytics
16 120 (5.50%) DevOps
17 119 (5.46%) Test Automation
18 108 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 532 (24.40%) Java
2 296 (13.58%) C#
3 291 (13.35%) SQL
4 241 (11.06%) JavaScript
5 99 (4.54%) C
6 96 (4.40%) Python
7 67 (3.07%) PowerShell
8 64 (2.94%) C++
9 40 (1.83%) PHP
9 40 (1.83%) T-SQL
10 26 (1.19%) VB
11 21 (0.96%) Bash Shell
12 19 (0.87%) Java 8
13 17 (0.78%) VB.NET
14 14 (0.64%) Apex Code
14 14 (0.64%) Perl
14 14 (0.64%) PL/SQL
15 12 (0.55%) ABAP
16 11 (0.50%) Ruby
17 10 (0.46%) F#
Qualifications
1 340 (15.60%) Degree
2 204 (9.36%) Security Cleared
3 110 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 106 (4.86%) SC Cleared
5 94 (4.31%) MCSE
6 70 (3.21%) DV Cleared
7 66 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
8 52 (2.39%) CCNP
9 47 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
10 43 (1.97%) Master's Degree
11 39 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 35 (1.61%) MCP
13 34 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
13 34 (1.56%) PMI Certification
14 25 (1.15%) CCNA
15 22 (1.01%) PMP
16 20 (0.92%) MCSA
17 18 (0.83%) TOGAF Certification
18 15 (0.69%) CCIE
19 14 (0.64%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (6.42%) QA
2 58 (2.66%) SLA
3 45 (2.06%) GDPR
4 24 (1.10%) PMO
5 20 (0.92%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 15 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (0.46%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.32%) NIST 800
9 7 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.28%) PMBOK
11 5 (0.23%) PSD2
12 4 (0.18%) ISO 8583
12 4 (0.18%) SEPA
13 3 (0.14%) COBIT
14 2 (0.092%) Cyber Essentials
14 2 (0.092%) Government Security Classifications
14 2 (0.092%) NEBOSH
15 1 (0.046%) ISO 13485
15 1 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 157 (7.20%) Active Directory
2 107 (4.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (2.57%) Hyper-V
4 44 (2.02%) Docker
5 37 (1.70%) XenApp
6 31 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
7 28 (1.28%) XenDesktop
8 21 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
9 20 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (0.78%) BitLocker
10 17 (0.78%) vSphere
11 16 (0.73%) Firmware
12 13 (0.60%) XenServer
13 10 (0.46%) NFS
14 8 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
15 7 (0.32%) LXC
15 7 (0.32%) vCloud
15 7 (0.32%) VMware NSX
16 6 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 5 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 58 (2.66%) SCCM
2 37 (1.70%) Puppet
3 31 (1.42%) Microsoft Intune
4 27 (1.24%) Ansible
5 23 (1.06%) Kubernetes
5 23 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (0.92%) SCOrch
7 19 (0.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 17 (0.78%) Terraform
9 16 (0.73%) FortiGate
10 14 (0.64%) SCOM
11 13 (0.60%) SCVMM
11 13 (0.60%) WSUS
12 12 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 12 (0.55%) Nessus
13 11 (0.50%) SCSM
14 10 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
14 10 (0.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 9 (0.41%) SCDPM
16 8 (0.37%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 429 (19.68%) Microsoft
2 159 (7.29%) VMware
3 137 (6.28%) Cisco
4 101 (4.63%) Citrix
5 63 (2.89%) Juniper
6 62 (2.84%) Oracle
7 61 (2.80%) SAP
8 55 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
9 52 (2.39%) IBM
10 45 (2.06%) Google
11 37 (1.70%) HP
12 28 (1.28%) CheckPoint
12 28 (1.28%) Palo Alto
13 25 (1.15%) Red Hat
14 22 (1.01%) Adobe
14 22 (1.01%) Dell
14 22 (1.01%) McAfee
15 21 (0.96%) EMC
15 21 (0.96%) F5
16 20 (0.92%) Ivanti