Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Customer Requirements
UK > England
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 272 270 256
Rank change year-on-year -2 -14 -25
Permanent jobs citing Customer Requirements 1,964 2,096 2,595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.19% 1.26% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.41% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,489 1,481 2,041
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 148,316 148,580 174,038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.87% 89.53% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 121,459 123,392 145,663
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 21 February 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 21 February 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
South East +6 537 £42,500 -15.00% 89
London +14 498 £67,500 +26.76% 52
Midlands +7 342 £40,000 -5.88% 72
North of England +14 240 £50,000 +25.00% 65
West Midlands -18 235 £40,000 - 50
East of England +13 179 £50,000 +6.38% 47
North West +30 159 £47,500 +18.75% 28
South West -69 141 £42,500 +13.33% 33
East Midlands +18 97 £40,000 -11.11% 22
Yorkshire -4 72 £50,000 +23.46% 29
North East -26 9 £42,500 -1.73% 8
Customer Requirements
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 510 (25.97%) Microsoft
2 453 (23.07%) Agile Software Development
3 424 (21.59%) Presales
4 394 (20.06%) Finance
5 364 (18.53%) SQL
6 302 (15.38%) Degree
7 297 (15.12%) Windows
8 269 (13.70%) JavaScript
9 266 (13.54%) .NET
10 260 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
11 257 (13.09%) C#
12 239 (12.17%) HTML
13 232 (11.81%) ITIL
14 220 (11.20%) SQL Server
15 219 (11.15%) Project Management
16 211 (10.74%) Java
16 211 (10.74%) Retail
17 200 (10.18%) Service Delivery
18 197 (10.03%) Microsoft Azure
19 195 (9.93%) Service Management
20 188 (9.57%) VMware
21 176 (8.96%) Security Cleared
22 168 (8.55%) Continuous Improvement
23 163 (8.30%) Linux
24 162 (8.25%) SAP
25 161 (8.20%) CSS
26 158 (8.04%) Active Directory
27 157 (7.99%) Scrum
28 153 (7.79%) Migration
29 146 (7.43%) Cisco

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 77 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 49 (2.49%) IIS
3 37 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 34 (1.73%) Confluence
5 33 (1.68%) MS Exchange
6 32 (1.63%) Skype for Business
7 27 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
8 23 (1.17%) SharePoint Server
8 23 (1.17%) Tomcat
9 21 (1.07%) CMS
9 21 (1.07%) OpenStack
10 19 (0.97%) Apache
11 17 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
12 16 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
13 13 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (0.51%) Apache Spark
14 10 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (0.51%) JBoss
15 9 (0.46%) WordPress
16 8 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 103 (5.24%) Microsoft Office
2 85 (4.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
5 14 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.41%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.051%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.051%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.051%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.051%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.051%) InVision
8 1 (0.051%) PaintShop Pro
8 1 (0.051%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.051%) Simulink
8 1 (0.051%) Snagit
8 1 (0.051%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 33 (1.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 30 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (1.07%) SAP S/4HANA
4 20 (1.02%) SAP EWM
5 16 (0.81%) SAP BPC
6 15 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
7 14 (0.71%) Magento
8 13 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
8 13 (0.66%) SAP QM
9 10 (0.51%) NetSuite
10 9 (0.46%) SAP WM
11 7 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
11 7 (0.36%) Shopify
12 6 (0.31%) SAP SD
13 5 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
13 5 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
14 4 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
14 4 (0.20%) OpenText MBPM
14 4 (0.20%) SAP CO
14 4 (0.20%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 197 (10.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 117 (5.96%) Office 365
3 110 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
4 72 (3.67%) SaaS
5 39 (1.99%) IaaS
6 38 (1.93%) Azure Active Directory
7 35 (1.78%) PaaS
8 28 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
9 27 (1.37%) OpenShift
10 23 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
11 20 (1.02%) OneDrive
12 15 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (0.51%) npm
14 7 (0.36%) Basecamp
15 6 (0.31%) Oracle CX
16 5 (0.25%) Oracle Service Cloud
17 4 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
17 4 (0.20%) CloudBees
18 3 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 3 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 79 (4.02%) Wireless
2 78 (3.97%) LAN
3 66 (3.36%) Firewall
4 65 (3.31%) WAN
5 62 (3.16%) VPN
6 61 (3.11%) TCP/IP
7 39 (1.99%) Internet
8 37 (1.88%) Network Security
9 33 (1.68%) DNS
10 28 (1.43%) Skype
11 26 (1.32%) MPLS
11 26 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
12 23 (1.17%) NetScaler
12 23 (1.17%) VSAN
13 21 (1.07%) BGP
14 20 (1.02%) HTTP
14 20 (1.02%) SAN
14 20 (1.02%) Unified Communications
15 19 (0.97%) VoIP
16 18 (0.92%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 74 (3.77%) Relational Database
3 53 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 43 (2.19%) Big Data
5 42 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 41 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 40 (2.04%) MySQL
8 26 (1.32%) NoSQL
9 25 (1.27%) Star Schema
10 24 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
11 22 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
11 22 (1.12%) RDBMS
12 18 (0.92%) MarkLogic
13 16 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
13 16 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (0.76%) MongoDB
14 15 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
15 14 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (0.66%) Hadoop
16 13 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 133 (6.77%) Visual Studio
2 123 (6.26%) Git (software)
3 80 (4.07%) JIRA
4 74 (3.77%) LSMW
5 70 (3.56%) eCATT
6 63 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 33 (1.68%) Subversion
8 29 (1.48%) Jenkins
9 24 (1.22%) JUnit
10 21 (1.07%) Cucumber
11 20 (1.02%) Mockito
12 16 (0.81%) gulp
13 11 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (0.46%) Selenium
14 9 (0.46%) SoapUI
14 9 (0.46%) SpecFlow
15 8 (0.41%) IntelliJ
16 7 (0.36%) Eclipse
17 5 (0.25%) JSUnit
17 5 (0.25%) NUnit
General
1 394 (20.06%) Finance
2 211 (10.74%) Retail
3 138 (7.03%) Marketing
4 113 (5.75%) Manufacturing
5 97 (4.94%) Publishing
6 95 (4.84%) Telecoms
7 72 (3.67%) Billing
8 57 (2.90%) Legal
9 47 (2.39%) Banking
10 44 (2.24%) Advertising
11 23 (1.17%) Electronics
11 23 (1.17%) Financial Institution
12 15 (0.76%) Games
12 15 (0.76%) Military
13 13 (0.66%) Local Government
14 11 (0.56%) Law
15 9 (0.46%) Vietnamese Language
16 6 (0.31%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.31%) Back Office
17 4 (0.20%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 371 (18.89%) Consultant
2 364 (18.53%) Developer
3 279 (14.21%) Architect
4 235 (11.97%) Analyst
5 129 (6.57%) Solutions Architect
6 121 (6.16%) Business Analyst
7 106 (5.40%) .NET Developer
8 98 (4.99%) SAP Consultant
9 87 (4.43%) Java Developer
10 79 (4.02%) Technical Consultant
11 71 (3.62%) C# Developer
12 69 (3.51%) Senior Developer
13 66 (3.36%) C# .NET Developer
14 56 (2.85%) Project Manager
15 52 (2.65%) SQL Developer
16 49 (2.49%) ASP.NET Developer
16 49 (2.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 47 (2.39%) Software Engineer
18 43 (2.19%) Service Manager
19 40 (2.04%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (13.54%) .NET
2 239 (12.17%) HTML
3 161 (8.20%) CSS
4 138 (7.03%) ASP.NET
5 134 (6.82%) Web Services
6 126 (6.42%) XML
7 109 (5.55%) EDI
8 100 (5.09%) AngularJS
9 94 (4.79%) ASP.NET Web API
10 86 (4.38%) jQuery
11 78 (3.97%) XSLT
12 75 (3.82%) IDoc
13 71 (3.62%) Ajax
14 68 (3.46%) Spring
15 67 (3.41%) WCF
16 62 (3.16%) REST
17 60 (3.05%) Java EE
18 58 (2.95%) HTML5
19 56 (2.85%) JSON
20 42 (2.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 260 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 133 (6.77%) Computer Science
3 96 (4.89%) Management Information System
4 89 (4.53%) User Experience
5 77 (3.92%) Data Centre
6 70 (3.56%) Public Cloud
7 58 (2.95%) LIMS
8 42 (2.14%) Virtual Team
9 38 (1.93%) Fintech
10 37 (1.88%) NHS
11 35 (1.78%) Mobile App
12 34 (1.73%) Driving Licence
13 33 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
14 26 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
15 25 (1.27%) Fat Client
15 25 (1.27%) Thin Client
16 19 (0.97%) Robotics
16 19 (0.97%) Tandem
17 16 (0.81%) Hedge funds
18 14 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 297 (15.12%) Windows
2 163 (8.30%) Linux
3 109 (5.55%) Windows Server
4 87 (4.43%) Windows 10
5 72 (3.67%) Unix
6 52 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (2.14%) Windows 7
9 22 (1.12%) Android
10 12 (0.61%) Apple iOS
10 12 (0.61%) Mac OS X
11 10 (0.51%) VMS
12 8 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.31%) CentOS
13 6 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.20%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.10%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (23.07%) Agile Software Development
2 424 (21.59%) Presales
3 232 (11.81%) ITIL
4 219 (11.15%) Project Management
5 200 (10.18%) Service Delivery
6 195 (9.93%) Service Management
7 168 (8.55%) Continuous Improvement
8 157 (7.99%) Scrum
9 153 (7.79%) Migration
10 140 (7.13%) OO
11 138 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
12 134 (6.82%) SDLC
13 130 (6.62%) Integration Testing
14 127 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
15 119 (6.06%) TDD
16 111 (5.65%) Workflow
17 97 (4.94%) Product Management
18 96 (4.89%) Business Analysis
19 93 (4.74%) Service Design
20 92 (4.68%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 364 (18.53%) SQL
2 269 (13.70%) JavaScript
3 257 (13.09%) C#
4 211 (10.74%) Java
5 98 (4.99%) Python
6 89 (4.53%) ABAP
7 73 (3.72%) PHP
8 70 (3.56%) C++
9 67 (3.41%) C
10 57 (2.90%) T-SQL
11 55 (2.80%) PowerShell
12 40 (2.04%) VB.NET
13 36 (1.83%) VB
14 34 (1.73%) VBA
15 31 (1.58%) Ruby
16 27 (1.37%) VBScript
17 24 (1.22%) Bash Shell
18 16 (0.81%) Perl
19 13 (0.66%) F#
20 12 (0.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 302 (15.38%) Degree
2 176 (8.96%) Security Cleared
3 110 (5.60%) SC Cleared
4 84 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
5 70 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 60 (3.05%) DV Cleared
7 54 (2.75%) MCSE
8 39 (1.99%) CCNP
8 39 (1.99%) MCSA
9 38 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
10 35 (1.78%) CCIE
10 35 (1.78%) CCNA
11 32 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
12 23 (1.17%) Numerate Degree
13 17 (0.87%) CISSP
13 17 (0.87%) ISTQB
14 16 (0.81%) ISEB
15 11 (0.56%) CCDP
15 11 (0.56%) CISM
15 11 (0.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (6.67%) QA
2 110 (5.60%) SLA
3 31 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (1.32%) PMO
5 21 (1.07%) Data Quality
6 20 (1.02%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 9 (0.46%) COBIT
10 8 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 6 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 4 (0.20%) DO-178B
13 3 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
13 3 (0.15%) GDPR
14 2 (0.10%) Government Security Classifications
14 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
15 1 (0.051%) GAMP
15 1 (0.051%) GCP
15 1 (0.051%) GPG13
System Software
1 158 (8.04%) Active Directory
2 127 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (2.49%) XenApp
4 47 (2.39%) Hyper-V
4 47 (2.39%) XenDesktop
5 46 (2.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 43 (2.19%) Docker
7 31 (1.58%) vSphere
8 28 (1.43%) VMware NSX
9 25 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
10 22 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
11 15 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (0.71%) BitLocker
13 5 (0.25%) Firmware
14 3 (0.15%) NFS
15 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.10%) vCloud
15 2 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.10%) XenServer
16 1 (0.051%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 46 (2.34%) Puppet
2 43 (2.19%) SCCM
3 40 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
4 35 (1.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 33 (1.68%) SCOrch
6 31 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
7 30 (1.53%) Ansible
7 30 (1.53%) Kubernetes
8 23 (1.17%) vRealize
9 21 (1.07%) Salt
10 20 (1.02%) SCDPM
10 20 (1.02%) SCSM
10 20 (1.02%) SCVMM
11 17 (0.87%) BMC PATROL
12 15 (0.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 15 (0.76%) Terraform
13 9 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
14 7 (0.36%) AirWatch
14 7 (0.36%) Nessus
14 7 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 510 (25.97%) Microsoft
2 188 (9.57%) VMware
3 162 (8.25%) SAP
4 146 (7.43%) Cisco
5 125 (6.36%) Citrix
6 105 (5.35%) Oracle
7 48 (2.44%) HP
8 47 (2.39%) ServiceNow
9 45 (2.29%) BMC
9 45 (2.29%) Juniper
10 36 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
11 34 (1.73%) F5
11 34 (1.73%) Remedy
12 31 (1.58%) CheckPoint
13 29 (1.48%) Red Hat
14 24 (1.22%) Meraki
15 23 (1.17%) Capita
15 23 (1.17%) Ivanti
16 22 (1.12%) Veeam
17 20 (1.02%) Google