Period
to 29 May 2020

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 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Customer Requirements
UK > England
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 272 255 278
Rank change year-on-year -17 +23 +20
Permanent jobs citing Customer Requirements 954 1,793 1,975
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.15% 1.35% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.46% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 777 1,382 1,514
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,000 £33,500 £28,575
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%

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 76,329 122,799 149,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.33% 92.22% 92.28%
Number of salaries quoted 61,097 97,032 120,751
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Customer Requirements
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Customer Requirements in England

Customer Requirements
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Customer Requirements in England.

Salary trend for Customer Requirements in England

Customer Requirements
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Customer Requirements in England over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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 29 May 2020. 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 -6 306 £70,000 +12.00% 12
South East -47 220 £60,000 +20.00% 16
Midlands -3 139 £45,000 -5.26% 17
South West +88 132 £50,000 - 11
North of England +49 84 £45,000 +12.50% 16
West Midlands -37 70 £46,000 -12.38% 11
East Midlands +63 66 £42,500 - 6
East of England +58 63 £50,000 -4.76% 9
Yorkshire +71 45 £45,000 +16.13% 5
North West +26 33 £46,500 +9.41% 7
North East +14 6 £46,000 -0.54% 4
Customer Requirements
UK

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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.

1 306 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (23.69%) Degree
3 221 (23.17%) Microsoft
4 183 (19.18%) Azure
5 179 (18.76%) Presales
6 164 (17.19%) Problem-Solving
7 145 (15.20%) SQL
8 135 (14.15%) JavaScript
9 131 (13.73%) Finance
10 124 (13.00%) Project Delivery
11 122 (12.79%) AWS
12 117 (12.26%) Windows
13 115 (12.05%) ITIL
14 110 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
15 103 (10.80%) Linux
16 98 (10.27%) Marketing
17 97 (10.17%) SQL Server
18 95 (9.96%) HTML
19 92 (9.64%) Oracle
19 92 (9.64%) SaaS
20 91 (9.54%) Project Management
21 89 (9.33%) Scrum
22 88 (9.22%) CSS
23 87 (9.12%) C#
24 84 (8.81%) Active Directory
24 84 (8.81%) Office 365
25 81 (8.49%) Business Development
25 81 (8.49%) .NET
26 79 (8.28%) Security Cleared
27 75 (7.86%) DevOps

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 31 (3.25%) SharePoint
1 31 (3.25%) Skype for Business
2 20 (2.10%) Apache
3 18 (1.89%) IIS
4 16 (1.68%) Confluence
4 16 (1.68%) Tomcat
5 13 (1.36%) Apache Spark
5 13 (1.36%) MS Exchange
6 11 (1.15%) OpenStack
7 10 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
8 9 (0.94%) Drupal
9 6 (0.63%) Apache Pig
9 6 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.63%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.52%) CMS
10 5 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.42%) SAS
12 3 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.63%) Sketch
7 5 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.52%) Figma
7 5 (0.52%) InVision
8 3 (0.31%) Simulink
9 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 15 (1.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.52%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 4 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.42%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.31%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.21%) Cognos Controller
6 2 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.10%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.10%) Magento
7 1 (0.10%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.10%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 183 (19.18%) Azure
2 122 (12.79%) AWS
3 92 (9.64%) SaaS
4 84 (8.81%) Office 365
5 42 (4.40%) Azure Active Directory
6 33 (3.46%) Power Platform
7 27 (2.83%) GCP
8 23 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
9 21 (2.20%) IaaS
9 21 (2.20%) PaaS
9 21 (2.20%) Serverless
10 11 (1.15%) OneDrive
10 11 (1.15%) OpenShift
11 10 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
12 8 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (0.84%) PowerApps
13 7 (0.73%) Azure Data Factory
14 6 (0.63%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 6 (0.63%) Power Automate
14 6 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (5.14%) Firewall
2 42 (4.40%) WAN
3 40 (4.19%) LAN
4 33 (3.46%) Skype
5 30 (3.14%) VPN
6 22 (2.31%) Network Security
7 20 (2.10%) MPLS
7 20 (2.10%) SSL
7 20 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
7 20 (2.10%) Wireless
8 18 (1.89%) VoIP
9 16 (1.68%) DMZ
9 16 (1.68%) TCP/IP
9 16 (1.68%) Unified Communications
10 13 (1.36%) Internet
10 13 (1.36%) PBX
11 12 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (1.05%) Structured Cabling
13 8 (0.84%) BGP
13 8 (0.84%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.73%) Big Data
3 25 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (2.52%) MySQL
5 21 (2.20%) Power BI
6 20 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (1.99%) Oracle Database
8 18 (1.89%) Relational Database
9 17 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (1.68%) Data Lake
11 15 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
11 15 (1.57%) Hadoop
12 13 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (1.26%) SQL Server 2016
14 11 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (1.05%) MongoDB
15 10 (1.05%) SQLPlus
16 9 (0.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 62 (6.50%) JIRA
2 50 (5.24%) Git (software)
3 34 (3.56%) Jenkins
4 17 (1.78%) Visual Studio
5 14 (1.47%) Selenium
5 14 (1.47%) Subversion
6 13 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
7 11 (1.15%) Gradle
7 11 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
8 9 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (0.84%) Bitbucket
9 8 (0.84%) Grunt
9 8 (0.84%) gulp
9 8 (0.84%) Rational DOORS
9 8 (0.84%) webpack
10 6 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (0.52%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.52%) Hudson
11 5 (0.52%) Liquibase
11 5 (0.52%) PVCS
General
1 131 (13.73%) Finance
2 98 (10.27%) Marketing
3 52 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 49 (5.14%) Retail
5 37 (3.88%) Military
6 34 (3.56%) Aerospace
7 28 (2.94%) Manufacturing
8 26 (2.73%) Billing
9 25 (2.62%) Public Sector
10 24 (2.52%) Automotive
11 19 (1.99%) Legal
12 18 (1.89%) Law
13 17 (1.78%) Banking
14 14 (1.47%) Electronics
15 12 (1.26%) Local Government
16 10 (1.05%) Back Office
17 8 (0.84%) French Language
18 7 (0.73%) German Language
18 7 (0.73%) Police
19 6 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 173 (18.13%) Architect
2 147 (15.41%) Developer
3 141 (14.78%) Consultant
4 90 (9.43%) Analyst
5 77 (8.07%) Solutions Architect
6 46 (4.82%) Software Engineer
7 41 (4.30%) Business Analyst
8 30 (3.14%) Product Manager
9 29 (3.04%) Oracle Developer
9 29 (3.04%) Presales Consultant
10 27 (2.83%) Junior
10 27 (2.83%) Technical Architect
11 25 (2.62%) Senior Developer
11 25 (2.62%) Systems Engineer
11 25 (2.62%) Technical Analyst
12 23 (2.41%) .NET Developer
13 21 (2.20%) Software Developer
14 20 (2.10%) Systems Analyst
14 20 (2.10%) Technical Consultant
15 19 (1.99%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (9.96%) HTML
2 88 (9.22%) CSS
3 81 (8.49%) .NET
4 64 (6.71%) Web Services
5 54 (5.66%) AngularJS
6 42 (4.40%) XML
7 37 (3.88%) SOAP
8 36 (3.77%) .NET Core
9 35 (3.67%) REST
10 33 (3.46%) ASP.NET
11 31 (3.25%) jQuery
12 30 (3.14%) HTML5
13 29 (3.04%) .NET Framework
14 28 (2.94%) JSON
14 28 (2.94%) LDAP
15 22 (2.31%) Ajax
15 22 (2.31%) React
16 19 (1.99%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (1.57%) Node.js
18 14 (1.47%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 110 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (5.45%) Data Centre
3 50 (5.24%) User Experience
4 43 (4.51%) Self-Motivation
5 41 (4.30%) Management Information System
6 31 (3.25%) Virtual Team
7 30 (3.14%) Public Cloud
8 28 (2.94%) Mobile App
9 24 (2.52%) Hybrid Cloud
10 18 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.78%) CMDB
11 17 (1.78%) SCADA
12 14 (1.47%) Driving Licence
13 12 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
13 12 (1.26%) Data Structures
13 12 (1.26%) Private Cloud
14 11 (1.15%) e-Learning
15 10 (1.05%) Algorithms
15 10 (1.05%) Replication
16 7 (0.73%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 117 (12.26%) Windows
2 103 (10.80%) Linux
3 47 (4.93%) Windows Server
4 45 (4.72%) Windows 10
5 16 (1.68%) Unix
6 15 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (1.57%) Windows Server 2016
7 8 (0.84%) CentOS
8 6 (0.63%) Debian
8 6 (0.63%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.21%) AIX
12 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.21%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.21%) Solaris
12 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.10%) Android
13 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (18.76%) Presales
3 164 (17.19%) Problem-Solving
4 124 (13.00%) Project Delivery
5 115 (12.05%) ITIL
6 91 (9.54%) Project Management
7 89 (9.33%) Scrum
8 81 (8.49%) Business Development
9 75 (7.86%) DevOps
10 74 (7.76%) Software Engineering
11 70 (7.34%) Service Delivery
12 69 (7.23%) Migration
13 68 (7.13%) Analytics
14 66 (6.92%) Waterfall
15 58 (6.08%) Mentoring
16 51 (5.35%) MVC
16 51 (5.35%) Service Management
17 49 (5.14%) Continuous Improvement
18 48 (5.03%) ITSM
18 48 (5.03%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (15.20%) SQL
2 135 (14.15%) JavaScript
3 87 (9.12%) C#
4 71 (7.44%) Python
5 56 (5.87%) Java
6 50 (5.24%) C
7 35 (3.67%) C++
8 29 (3.04%) PowerShell
9 24 (2.52%) Bash Shell
10 21 (2.20%) PHP
11 19 (1.99%) PL/SQL
12 16 (1.68%) T-SQL
13 11 (1.15%) Embedded C
14 8 (0.84%) Apex Code
14 8 (0.84%) Perl
14 8 (0.84%) VBScript
14 8 (0.84%) X++
15 7 (0.73%) Java 8
16 6 (0.63%) Ruby
17 5 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 226 (23.69%) Degree
2 79 (8.28%) Security Cleared
3 58 (6.08%) Cisco Certification
4 55 (5.77%) SC Cleared
5 47 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (3.04%) MCSE
7 26 (2.73%) CCNA
8 25 (2.62%) CISSP
9 17 (1.78%) CCNP
9 17 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
10 16 (1.68%) DV Cleared
11 13 (1.36%) CISM
12 12 (1.26%) CompTIA Security+
13 11 (1.15%) HND
14 10 (1.05%) Chartered Engineer
14 10 (1.05%) MCITP
15 9 (0.94%) AWS Certification
15 9 (0.94%) CCDP
15 9 (0.94%) CCIE
15 9 (0.94%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.45%) QA
2 40 (4.19%) SLA
3 16 (1.68%) GDPR
4 13 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 10 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.73%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.63%) ISO 26262
8 5 (0.52%) JSP 440
8 5 (0.52%) NCSC
8 5 (0.52%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.52%) PMO
9 4 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 4 (0.42%) ISO 22301
9 4 (0.42%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.31%) Def Stans
10 3 (0.31%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.10%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 84 (8.81%) Active Directory
2 52 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (3.35%) Docker
4 23 (2.41%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.68%) XenApp
6 8 (0.84%) Firmware
7 7 (0.73%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.31%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 3 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.31%) NDS
8 3 (0.31%) vSphere
9 2 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.21%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.21%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.10%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 44 (4.61%) Microsoft Intune
2 33 (3.46%) Kubernetes
3 27 (2.83%) SCCM
4 22 (2.31%) Ansible
5 21 (2.20%) Puppet
6 19 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (1.47%) HP UCMDB
7 14 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
8 12 (1.26%) Terraform
9 11 (1.15%) Packer
10 10 (1.05%) Docker Swarm
10 10 (1.05%) Mesos
11 6 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 6 (0.63%) Red Hat Satellite
11 6 (0.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 6 (0.63%) WSUS
11 6 (0.63%) yum
12 5 (0.52%) NetIQ Identity Manager
13 4 (0.42%) Tivoli
13 4 (0.42%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 221 (23.17%) Microsoft
2 92 (9.64%) Oracle
3 58 (6.08%) Cisco
4 56 (5.87%) Salesforce.com
4 56 (5.87%) VMware
5 38 (3.98%) IBM
6 35 (3.67%) Google
7 28 (2.94%) HP
8 26 (2.73%) SAP
9 25 (2.62%) ServiceNow
10 21 (2.20%) Tableau
11 19 (1.99%) Citrix
11 19 (1.99%) Remedy
12 18 (1.89%) Databricks
12 18 (1.89%) Juniper
13 16 (1.68%) Atlassian
13 16 (1.68%) BMC
13 16 (1.68%) EMC
14 15 (1.57%) Meraki
15 13 (1.36%) Dell