Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Customer Requirements
UK > England
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 272 290 316
Rank change year-on-year +18 +26 -52
Permanent jobs citing Customer Requirements 1,528 1,824 1,762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.20% 1.19% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.30% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,082 1,329 1,240
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £27,790
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 117,124 140,843 150,679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.15% 91.82% 92.35%
Number of salaries quoted 93,005 113,087 119,754
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 2019. 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 +22 436 £65,000 +4.00% 60
South East +29 380 £50,000 - 89
Midlands -2 222 £50,000 +17.65% 58
North of England -29 198 £45,000 - 42
South West -2 160 £50,000 +25.00% 57
West Midlands -9 158 £52,500 +23.53% 37
North West -10 108 £47,500 - 23
East of England +52 91 £55,000 +10.00% 27
Yorkshire +1 81 £45,000 - 13
East Midlands +7 64 £47,500 +11.76% 21
North East +15 9 £39,087 +14.29% 6
Customer Requirements
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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.

1 420 (27.49%) Microsoft
2 354 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
3 334 (21.86%) Azure
4 318 (20.81%) Presales
5 279 (18.26%) Windows
6 263 (17.21%) Problem-Solving
7 251 (16.43%) Degree
8 211 (13.81%) Finance
9 201 (13.15%) Active Directory
10 200 (13.09%) SQL
10 200 (13.09%) Office 365
11 191 (12.50%) Project Management
12 175 (11.45%) ITIL
13 170 (11.13%) AWS
14 164 (10.73%) Project Delivery
15 162 (10.60%) IT Strategy
16 158 (10.34%) Firewall
17 148 (9.69%) Management Information System
18 144 (9.42%) Service Delivery
19 138 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
20 133 (8.70%) Cisco
21 131 (8.57%) Technical Leadership
22 129 (8.44%) Cybersecurity
23 127 (8.31%) Security Cleared
24 120 (7.85%) SQL Server
24 120 (7.85%) DevOps
25 119 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
26 117 (7.66%) C#
27 115 (7.53%) Retail
28 113 (7.40%) WAN

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 68 (4.45%) SharePoint
2 45 (2.95%) MS Exchange
2 45 (2.95%) Skype for Business
3 42 (2.75%) Confluence
4 35 (2.29%) IIS
5 19 (1.24%) Apache
6 16 (1.05%) Tomcat
7 13 (0.85%) Apache Spark
7 13 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 13 (0.85%) WebLogic
8 9 (0.59%) CMS
9 8 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (0.39%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.39%) SAS
11 6 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.33%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.26%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.26%) nginx
Applications
1 92 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 44 (2.88%) MS Visio
4 27 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (0.98%) OmniGraffle
6 11 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
7 6 (0.39%) InVision
7 6 (0.39%) Sketch
8 5 (0.33%) InDesign
9 4 (0.26%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.26%) Simulink
10 3 (0.20%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.13%) PrintSoft PReS
11 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.065%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.065%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 17 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
3 7 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
4 6 (0.39%) Exstream
5 5 (0.33%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.26%) Line 50
6 4 (0.26%) Line 500
7 3 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 2 (0.13%) Maximo
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.065%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 334 (21.86%) Azure
2 200 (13.09%) Office 365
3 170 (11.13%) AWS
4 89 (5.82%) Azure Active Directory
5 70 (4.58%) IaaS
6 67 (4.38%) SaaS
7 48 (3.14%) Power Platform
8 35 (2.29%) PaaS
9 25 (1.64%) GCP
10 20 (1.31%) OneDrive
11 15 (0.98%) Serverless
11 15 (0.98%) Yammer
12 14 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 13 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
13 13 (0.85%) PowerApps
14 12 (0.79%) Mimecast
15 10 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
16 7 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
16 7 (0.46%) G Suite
17 6 (0.39%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 158 (10.34%) Firewall
2 113 (7.40%) WAN
3 104 (6.81%) LAN
4 92 (6.02%) Network Security
5 66 (4.32%) Internet
6 62 (4.06%) TCP/IP
7 60 (3.93%) VPN
8 49 (3.21%) Unified Communications
9 45 (2.95%) Skype
10 43 (2.81%) Wireless
11 39 (2.55%) DNS
12 35 (2.29%) DHCP
12 35 (2.29%) MPLS
13 34 (2.23%) VoIP
14 22 (1.44%) SAN
15 21 (1.37%) SNMP
16 20 (1.31%) SMTP
17 18 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
18 16 (1.05%) BGP
19 15 (0.98%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (7.85%) SQL Server
2 39 (2.55%) Big Data
3 38 (2.49%) Power BI
4 34 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (1.96%) Relational Database
6 29 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
7 24 (1.57%) NoSQL
8 23 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
11 14 (0.92%) MongoDB
12 13 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
12 13 (0.85%) Oracle Database
13 11 (0.72%) Data Lake
13 11 (0.72%) Hadoop
14 10 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
15 9 (0.59%) Cognos Impromptu
15 9 (0.59%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 81 (5.30%) JIRA
2 55 (3.60%) Git (software)
3 41 (2.68%) Visual Studio
4 28 (1.83%) Jenkins
5 26 (1.70%) InstallShield
5 26 (1.70%) MSI
6 23 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (1.24%) Rational DOORS
8 15 (0.98%) Axure RP
8 15 (0.98%) Balsamiq
9 13 (0.85%) Subversion
9 13 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (0.65%) GitLab
11 7 (0.46%) Maven
11 7 (0.46%) Mercurial
11 7 (0.46%) webpack
11 7 (0.46%) Zephyr
12 6 (0.39%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.39%) Gradle
13 4 (0.26%) SoapUI
General
1 211 (13.81%) Finance
2 115 (7.53%) Retail
3 105 (6.87%) Marketing
4 55 (3.60%) Public Sector
5 50 (3.27%) Telecoms
6 46 (3.01%) Aerospace
6 46 (3.01%) Military
7 45 (2.95%) Legal
8 28 (1.83%) Automotive
8 28 (1.83%) Banking
9 26 (1.70%) Games
9 26 (1.70%) Manufacturing
10 22 (1.44%) Electronics
11 15 (0.98%) Billing
12 14 (0.92%) Local Government
13 10 (0.65%) Law
14 8 (0.52%) French Language
14 8 (0.52%) German Language
15 7 (0.46%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 376 (24.61%) Consultant
2 169 (11.06%) Architect
3 165 (10.80%) Developer
4 157 (10.27%) Analyst
5 96 (6.28%) Business Analyst
5 96 (6.28%) Security Consultant
6 85 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
7 70 (4.58%) Technical Consultant
8 61 (3.99%) Senior Consultant
8 61 (3.99%) Systems Engineer
9 51 (3.34%) Project Manager
10 50 (3.27%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 48 (3.14%) Presales Consultant
12 44 (2.88%) Solutions Consultant
13 34 (2.23%) IT Consultant
13 34 (2.23%) Senior Developer
14 32 (2.09%) .NET Developer
14 32 (2.09%) IT Manager
15 29 (1.90%) Designer
15 29 (1.90%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (6.68%) .NET
2 92 (6.02%) Web Services
3 60 (3.93%) AngularJS
3 60 (3.93%) HTML
4 58 (3.80%) ASP.NET
5 45 (2.95%) CSS
6 34 (2.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (2.16%) .NET Framework
8 31 (2.03%) XML
9 28 (1.83%) SOAP
10 27 (1.77%) .NET Core
11 26 (1.70%) jQuery
11 26 (1.70%) REST
12 24 (1.57%) Kafka
13 21 (1.37%) Spring
14 18 (1.18%) React
15 15 (0.98%) JSON
16 13 (0.85%) RESTful
17 12 (0.79%) EDI
17 12 (0.79%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 148 (9.69%) Management Information System
2 138 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
3 108 (7.07%) Data Centre
4 77 (5.04%) Self-Motivation
5 62 (4.06%) User Experience
6 56 (3.66%) Public Cloud
7 36 (2.36%) Mobile App
8 32 (2.09%) Hybrid Cloud
9 23 (1.51%) Smartphone
9 23 (1.51%) Virtual Team
10 22 (1.44%) Algorithms
10 22 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
10 22 (1.44%) EPoS
11 21 (1.37%) Driving Licence
11 21 (1.37%) EMC VMAX
11 21 (1.37%) EMC VNX
11 21 (1.37%) iSeries
12 18 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 16 (1.05%) Private Cloud
14 14 (0.92%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 279 (18.26%) Windows
2 97 (6.35%) Windows Server
3 94 (6.15%) Linux
4 90 (5.89%) Windows 10
5 31 (2.03%) Unix
5 31 (2.03%) Windows 7
6 25 (1.64%) Apple iOS
7 24 (1.57%) Windows 8
8 22 (1.44%) Android
9 21 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (0.79%) CentOS
12 11 (0.72%) Ubuntu
13 10 (0.65%) AIX
13 10 (0.65%) Debian
14 6 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.33%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
17 3 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 1 (0.065%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
2 318 (20.81%) Presales
3 263 (17.21%) Problem-Solving
4 191 (12.50%) Project Management
5 175 (11.45%) ITIL
6 164 (10.73%) Project Delivery
7 162 (10.60%) IT Strategy
8 144 (9.42%) Service Delivery
9 131 (8.57%) Technical Leadership
10 129 (8.44%) Cybersecurity
11 120 (7.85%) DevOps
12 111 (7.26%) Mentoring
12 111 (7.26%) Service Management
13 110 (7.20%) Product Management
14 106 (6.94%) Business Development
15 105 (6.87%) Scrum
16 95 (6.22%) SDLC
17 90 (5.89%) Migration
18 86 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
19 84 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 200 (13.09%) SQL
2 117 (7.66%) C#
3 97 (6.35%) JavaScript
4 93 (6.09%) Java
5 86 (5.63%) C
6 80 (5.24%) Python
7 58 (3.80%) PowerShell
8 29 (1.90%) C++
8 29 (1.90%) T-SQL
9 17 (1.11%) MATLAB
10 13 (0.85%) VB
10 13 (0.85%) X++
11 12 (0.79%) PL/SQL
12 10 (0.65%) VBScript
13 9 (0.59%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.46%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.46%) Scala
15 6 (0.39%) ABAP
15 6 (0.39%) PHP
16 5 (0.33%) R
Qualifications
1 251 (16.43%) Degree
2 127 (8.31%) Security Cleared
3 119 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
4 109 (7.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 85 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 84 (5.50%) CCNP
7 73 (4.78%) CISSP
8 70 (4.58%) MCSE
9 42 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
10 39 (2.55%) CCNA
11 38 (2.49%) MCSA
12 32 (2.09%) DV Cleared
13 26 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
14 24 (1.57%) CCDP
14 24 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 22 (1.44%) CCIE
15 22 (1.44%) CompTIA Security+
16 19 (1.24%) HND
16 19 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 18 (1.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (6.35%) SLA
2 69 (4.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 68 (4.45%) QA
4 39 (2.55%) ISO 9001
5 36 (2.36%) ISO 22301
6 32 (2.09%) GDPR
7 24 (1.57%) PCI DSS
8 22 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 16 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 15 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 11 (0.72%) Def Stans
12 10 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 8 (0.52%) PMO
14 6 (0.39%) Data Quality
14 6 (0.39%) ISO 26262
14 6 (0.39%) NIST
15 5 (0.33%) DICOM
16 4 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
16 4 (0.26%) JSP 440
17 3 (0.20%) GPG13
System Software
1 201 (13.15%) Active Directory
2 73 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (3.99%) Hyper-V
4 36 (2.36%) XenApp
5 35 (2.29%) Docker
6 32 (2.09%) Microsoft App-V
7 22 (1.44%) XenDesktop
8 16 (1.05%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 13 (0.85%) BitLocker
10 11 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (0.72%) vSphere
11 5 (0.33%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.20%) Corosync
12 3 (0.20%) DRBD
12 3 (0.20%) FreeRADIUS
12 3 (0.20%) IAG
12 3 (0.20%) Postfix
13 2 (0.13%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 91 (5.96%) Microsoft Intune
2 82 (5.37%) SCCM
3 36 (2.36%) Ansible
4 29 (1.90%) Kubernetes
5 23 (1.51%) Terraform
6 21 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (1.37%) Puppet
7 15 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
8 13 (0.85%) WSUS
9 12 (0.79%) AirWatch
10 10 (0.65%) Red Hat Satellite
10 10 (0.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 10 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 10 (0.65%) yum
11 8 (0.52%) SCOM
12 6 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 5 (0.33%) CASB
13 5 (0.33%) Mesos
13 5 (0.33%) Stealthwatch
13 5 (0.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 420 (27.49%) Microsoft
2 133 (8.70%) Cisco
3 110 (7.20%) VMware
4 77 (5.04%) Oracle
5 66 (4.32%) Fortinet
6 60 (3.93%) Citrix
7 55 (3.60%) HP
8 54 (3.53%) IBM
9 50 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
9 50 (3.27%) SAP
10 48 (3.14%) Google
11 45 (2.95%) Meraki
12 42 (2.75%) Atlassian
13 40 (2.62%) Brocade
14 37 (2.42%) Huawei
14 37 (2.42%) Palo Alto
14 37 (2.42%) Ruckus Wireless
15 36 (2.36%) Juniper
16 32 (2.09%) EMC
17 28 (1.83%) Dell