Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Customer Requirements
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 269 294 274
Rank change year-on-year +25 -20 -33
Permanent jobs citing Customer Requirements 1,990 1,804 2,404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.23% 1.13% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.25% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,432 1,321 1,906
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% 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 146,533 144,423 169,984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.78% 90.51% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 118,670 119,286 142,972
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +103 569 £70,000 +27.27% 59
South East +3 460 £44,000 -2.22% 77
Midlands +14 335 £40,000 - 55
North of England +59 276 £50,000 +25.00% 59
West Midlands +3 239 £40,000 - 40
North West +61 182 £47,500 +18.75% 27
East of England +5 166 £50,000 +11.11% 27
South West -75 154 £43,000 +7.50% 46
East Midlands +28 95 £40,000 - 15
Yorkshire +28 88 £50,000 +28.21% 25
North East -19 6 £29,000 -25.93% 7
Customer Requirements
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 528 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 487 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
3 431 (21.66%) Presales
4 396 (19.90%) Finance
5 344 (17.29%) SQL
6 343 (17.24%) Windows
7 303 (15.23%) Problem-Solving
8 280 (14.07%) Degree
9 269 (13.52%) JavaScript
10 261 (13.12%) Analytical Skills
11 259 (13.02%) C#
12 256 (12.86%) .NET
13 247 (12.41%) Microsoft Azure
14 246 (12.36%) Project Management
15 240 (12.06%) Security Cleared
16 229 (11.51%) HTML
17 226 (11.36%) Retail
18 214 (10.75%) SQL Server
19 213 (10.70%) VMware
20 202 (10.15%) ITIL
21 201 (10.10%) Java
22 199 (10.00%) Linux
23 189 (9.50%) CSS
24 181 (9.10%) Service Delivery
25 175 (8.79%) Amazon AWS
26 169 (8.49%) Self-Motivation
26 169 (8.49%) Active Directory
27 159 (7.99%) Scrum
28 154 (7.74%) Marketing
29 152 (7.64%) Citrix

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 79 (3.97%) SharePoint
2 35 (1.76%) Confluence
3 31 (1.56%) IIS
4 30 (1.51%) OpenStack
5 28 (1.41%) Apache Spark
5 28 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 25 (1.26%) MS Exchange
7 21 (1.06%) CMS
7 21 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
8 19 (0.95%) Apache
9 18 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
10 14 (0.70%) Apache Pig
11 12 (0.60%) Skype for Business
12 11 (0.55%) Tomcat
13 9 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
13 9 (0.45%) JBoss
14 8 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
14 8 (0.40%) WordPress
15 7 (0.35%) Drupal
15 7 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 111 (5.58%) Microsoft Office
2 92 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 42 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 40 (2.01%) MS Visio
5 29 (1.46%) Microsoft Project
6 23 (1.16%) OmniGraffle
7 7 (0.35%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.050%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.050%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.050%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.050%) InVision
9 1 (0.050%) Simulink
9 1 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (1.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 25 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.85%) NetSuite
4 15 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (0.65%) SAP QM
6 12 (0.60%) Magento
7 10 (0.50%) SAP BPC
8 9 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
9 8 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 7 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
10 7 (0.35%) SAP CO
10 7 (0.35%) SAP FI
10 7 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
10 7 (0.35%) Shopify
11 6 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
12 4 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
12 4 (0.20%) SAP ERP
13 3 (0.15%) SAP APO
13 3 (0.15%) SAP SD
13 3 (0.15%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 247 (12.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 175 (8.79%) Amazon AWS
3 139 (6.98%) Office 365
4 60 (3.02%) SaaS
5 48 (2.41%) Azure Active Directory
6 38 (1.91%) IaaS
7 34 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
8 31 (1.56%) OpenShift
8 31 (1.56%) PaaS
9 30 (1.51%) Dynamics 365
10 21 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
10 21 (1.06%) OneDrive
11 12 (0.60%) Force.com
12 11 (0.55%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 10 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (0.35%) Basecamp
15 6 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (0.30%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
15 6 (0.30%) Serverless
16 4 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 82 (4.12%) Network Security
2 62 (3.12%) VPN
3 59 (2.96%) TCP/IP
4 57 (2.86%) Firewall
5 55 (2.76%) WAN
6 48 (2.41%) LAN
6 48 (2.41%) Wireless
7 36 (1.81%) Remote Desktop
8 35 (1.76%) Internet
9 30 (1.51%) DAB
9 30 (1.51%) DNS
10 24 (1.21%) HTTP
10 24 (1.21%) SAN
11 23 (1.16%) VSAN
12 21 (1.06%) NetScaler
13 20 (1.01%) Ethernet
14 19 (0.95%) MPLS
15 16 (0.80%) Software-Defined Networking
15 16 (0.80%) VLAN
16 15 (0.75%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 71 (3.57%) Big Data
3 61 (3.07%) Relational Database
4 59 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
5 40 (2.01%) MySQL
5 40 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 38 (1.91%) Hadoop
7 36 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 21 (1.06%) Star Schema
10 20 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
11 19 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
12 18 (0.90%) QlikView
12 18 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
13 17 (0.85%) NoSQL
14 16 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
15 15 (0.75%) MongoDB
15 15 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 131 (6.58%) Visual Studio
2 130 (6.53%) Git (software)
3 71 (3.57%) JIRA
4 48 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 41 (2.06%) eCATT
5 41 (2.06%) LSMW
6 25 (1.26%) Axure RP
7 24 (1.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 24 (1.21%) Jenkins
7 24 (1.21%) Subversion
8 15 (0.75%) JUnit
9 14 (0.70%) gulp
10 13 (0.65%) Cucumber
11 10 (0.50%) Mockito
11 10 (0.50%) Selenium
12 9 (0.45%) Grunt
13 8 (0.40%) Bitbucket
13 8 (0.40%) Vagrant
14 7 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 396 (19.90%) Finance
2 226 (11.36%) Retail
3 154 (7.74%) Marketing
4 106 (5.33%) Manufacturing
5 98 (4.92%) Telecoms
6 81 (4.07%) Publishing
7 61 (3.07%) Billing
8 47 (2.36%) Advertising
9 42 (2.11%) Games
10 40 (2.01%) Banking
11 39 (1.96%) Legal
12 25 (1.26%) Local Government
13 22 (1.11%) Electronics
14 17 (0.85%) Military
15 11 (0.55%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.55%) Law
16 7 (0.35%) Mandarin Language
17 6 (0.30%) Automotive
18 5 (0.25%) Aerospace
18 5 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 352 (17.69%) Developer
2 345 (17.34%) Consultant
3 324 (16.28%) Architect
4 220 (11.06%) Analyst
5 109 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
6 106 (5.33%) Business Analyst
7 96 (4.82%) Java Developer
8 94 (4.72%) .NET Developer
9 79 (3.97%) Technical Consultant
10 77 (3.87%) Designer
11 75 (3.77%) Technical Architect
12 67 (3.37%) SAP Consultant
13 63 (3.17%) Senior Developer
14 61 (3.07%) C# Developer
15 60 (3.02%) Software Engineer
16 57 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
17 56 (2.81%) Project Manager
18 53 (2.66%) Product Manager
19 48 (2.41%) UX Designer
20 46 (2.31%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (12.86%) .NET
2 229 (11.51%) HTML
3 189 (9.50%) CSS
4 115 (5.78%) ASP.NET
5 109 (5.48%) Web Services
6 95 (4.77%) XML
7 74 (3.72%) AngularJS
8 71 (3.57%) jQuery
9 69 (3.47%) EDI
10 68 (3.42%) Java EE
11 64 (3.22%) Spring
12 60 (3.02%) ASP.NET Web API
13 53 (2.66%) XSLT
14 52 (2.61%) JSON
15 48 (2.41%) Sass
15 48 (2.41%) WCF
16 47 (2.36%) REST
17 45 (2.26%) LESS
18 44 (2.21%) Hibernate
19 43 (2.16%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 261 (13.12%) Analytical Skills
2 169 (8.49%) Self-Motivation
3 145 (7.29%) User Experience
4 143 (7.19%) Computer Science
5 105 (5.28%) Management Information System
6 76 (3.82%) Data Centre
7 64 (3.22%) Public Cloud
8 52 (2.61%) Fintech
9 50 (2.51%) Mobile App
10 41 (2.06%) LIMS
11 39 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
12 36 (1.81%) Virtual Team
13 34 (1.71%) Driving Licence
14 31 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
15 29 (1.46%) Clustering
16 25 (1.26%) Private Cloud
16 25 (1.26%) Smartphone
17 23 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
18 22 (1.11%) NHS
19 20 (1.01%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 343 (17.24%) Windows
2 199 (10.00%) Linux
3 102 (5.13%) Windows Server
4 98 (4.92%) Windows 10
5 90 (4.52%) Unix
6 62 (3.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 59 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 40 (2.01%) Windows 7
9 34 (1.71%) Mac OS X
10 26 (1.31%) Android
11 8 (0.40%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.40%) VMS
11 8 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.20%) CentOS
12 4 (0.20%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.15%) AIX
13 3 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.10%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.050%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 487 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
2 431 (21.66%) Presales
3 303 (15.23%) Problem-Solving
4 246 (12.36%) Project Management
5 202 (10.15%) ITIL
6 181 (9.10%) Service Delivery
7 159 (7.99%) Scrum
8 151 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 148 (7.44%) Analytics
9 148 (7.44%) SDLC
10 144 (7.24%) Service Management
11 136 (6.83%) Continuous Improvement
12 135 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
13 134 (6.73%) Product Management
14 127 (6.38%) OO
15 123 (6.18%) Migration
16 118 (5.93%) TDD
17 115 (5.78%) Software Engineering
18 111 (5.58%) Workflow
19 96 (4.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 344 (17.29%) SQL
2 269 (13.52%) JavaScript
3 259 (13.02%) C#
4 201 (10.10%) Java
5 141 (7.09%) Python
6 98 (4.92%) C
7 94 (4.72%) C++
8 87 (4.37%) PHP
9 62 (3.12%) PowerShell
10 60 (3.02%) VB
11 54 (2.71%) T-SQL
12 48 (2.41%) ABAP
13 39 (1.96%) Ruby
13 39 (1.96%) VB.NET
14 32 (1.61%) VBA
15 30 (1.51%) Bash Shell
16 29 (1.46%) VBScript
17 22 (1.11%) Perl
18 19 (0.95%) Apex Code
19 13 (0.65%) VB6
Qualifications
1 280 (14.07%) Degree
2 240 (12.06%) Security Cleared
3 122 (6.13%) SC Cleared
4 112 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 82 (4.12%) MCSE
6 81 (4.07%) DV Cleared
7 64 (3.22%) Cisco Certification
8 45 (2.26%) MCSA
9 42 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
10 39 (1.96%) CCIE
11 27 (1.36%) MCP
12 25 (1.26%) ISTQB
13 22 (1.11%) CCNP
14 21 (1.06%) ISEB
15 19 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
16 17 (0.85%) CCNA
17 16 (0.80%) PMP
18 15 (0.75%) PMI Certification
19 13 (0.65%) CCDP
19 13 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (5.63%) QA
2 89 (4.47%) SLA
3 41 (2.06%) Data Quality
4 26 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (1.16%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 13 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 12 (0.60%) PMO
8 11 (0.55%) ISO 9001
9 10 (0.50%) GCP
10 9 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 6 (0.30%) Government Security Classifications
12 5 (0.25%) COBIT
13 3 (0.15%) IFRS
13 3 (0.15%) IFRS 9
13 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 12207
14 2 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
15 1 (0.050%) GDPR
15 1 (0.050%) GPG13
System Software
1 169 (8.49%) Active Directory
2 151 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (3.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 58 (2.91%) XenApp
5 55 (2.76%) XenDesktop
6 52 (2.61%) Docker
7 47 (2.36%) Virtual Desktop
8 46 (2.31%) Hyper-V
9 34 (1.71%) vSphere
10 32 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
11 31 (1.56%) VMware NSX
12 15 (0.75%) BitLocker
13 12 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (0.50%) XenServer
15 5 (0.25%) NFS
16 4 (0.20%) Firmware
17 3 (0.15%) HDFS
17 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 3 (0.15%) vCloud
17 3 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 77 (3.87%) SCCM
2 47 (2.36%) Microsoft Intune
3 41 (2.06%) SCOrch
4 40 (2.01%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 38 (1.91%) Kubernetes
5 38 (1.91%) Puppet
6 31 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (1.56%) SCDPM
6 31 (1.56%) SCSM
6 31 (1.56%) SCVMM
7 23 (1.16%) vRealize
8 22 (1.11%) Terraform
9 20 (1.01%) Ansible
9 20 (1.01%) BMC PATROL
10 12 (0.60%) Salt
11 10 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
12 9 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 8 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 8 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 7 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 528 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 213 (10.70%) VMware
3 152 (7.64%) Citrix
4 131 (6.58%) Cisco
5 130 (6.53%) SAP
6 87 (4.37%) Oracle
7 67 (3.37%) HP
7 67 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
8 49 (2.46%) Juniper
9 44 (2.21%) F5
10 43 (2.16%) Capita
11 39 (1.96%) Red Hat
12 38 (1.91%) BMC
12 38 (1.91%) IBM
13 36 (1.81%) Google
14 33 (1.66%) ServiceNow
15 27 (1.36%) Remedy
16 23 (1.16%) Veeam
16 23 (1.16%) WorldPay
17 22 (1.11%) CheckPoint