Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Customer Requirements
UK > England
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 291 311 259
Rank change year-on-year +20 -52 -1
Permanent jobs citing Customer Requirements 1,816 1,786 2,360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.16% 1.07% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.17% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,314 1,250 1,699
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,975 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 142,232 152,761 165,364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.08% 91.55% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 114,059 121,282 139,464
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +135 556 £65,000 +4.00% 72
South East -6 387 £50,000 +11.11% 121
Midlands +13 287 £42,500 +6.25% 88
North of England +51 264 £47,500 +6.81% 91
West Midlands +9 205 £42,500 - 59
North West +35 160 £47,500 -5.00% 48
South West -40 159 £40,000 -3.61% 46
East of England +26 126 £47,500 +14.46% 30
Yorkshire +33 91 £47,500 +18.75% 28
East Midlands -1 81 £42,500 +13.33% 29
North East -5 13 £36,900 -7.17% 15
Customer Requirements
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 519 (28.58%) Agile Software Development
2 423 (23.29%) Microsoft
3 362 (19.93%) Presales
4 310 (17.07%) Finance
5 298 (16.41%) Degree
6 283 (15.58%) Project Management
7 279 (15.36%) Windows
8 265 (14.59%) SQL
9 263 (14.48%) Microsoft Azure
10 262 (14.43%) .NET
10 262 (14.43%) C#
11 249 (13.71%) Problem-Solving
12 242 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
13 236 (13.00%) Security Cleared
14 227 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
15 212 (11.67%) SQL Server
16 193 (10.63%) JavaScript
17 190 (10.46%) ITIL
18 176 (9.69%) Linux
19 173 (9.53%) Java
20 162 (8.92%) Retail
21 160 (8.81%) Scrum
22 158 (8.70%) VMware
23 153 (8.43%) TDD
23 153 (8.43%) Computer Science
24 150 (8.26%) HTML
25 145 (7.98%) Marketing
26 144 (7.93%) Active Directory
27 143 (7.87%) Analytics
28 139 (7.65%) ASP.NET

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 71 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 38 (2.09%) IIS
3 26 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (1.38%) Skype for Business
5 24 (1.32%) MS Exchange
6 21 (1.16%) OpenStack
7 18 (0.99%) Confluence
8 17 (0.94%) Apache Spark
9 15 (0.83%) Apache Pig
9 15 (0.83%) CMS
10 13 (0.72%) WebLogic
11 12 (0.66%) Apache
11 12 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
11 12 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.28%) JBoss
14 5 (0.28%) SAS
14 5 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 71 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 51 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
3 50 (2.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 40 (2.20%) MS Visio
5 37 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.66%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (0.22%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.22%) InDesign
7 4 (0.22%) PaintShop Pro
7 4 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.22%) RoboHelp
7 4 (0.22%) Snagit
8 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.11%) InVision
10 1 (0.055%) Autodesk Inventor
10 1 (0.055%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.055%) EPLAN
10 1 (0.055%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 38 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.72%) NetSuite
4 11 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.55%) SAP APO
5 10 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
6 6 (0.33%) SAP GRC
7 5 (0.28%) BASE24
7 5 (0.28%) Postilion
7 5 (0.28%) SAP BPC
8 4 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.22%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.17%) Sage 200
9 3 (0.17%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.17%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.17%) SAP QM
10 2 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.11%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 263 (14.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 227 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 124 (6.83%) Office 365
4 98 (5.40%) SaaS
5 50 (2.75%) PaaS
6 42 (2.31%) IaaS
7 37 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
9 24 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (0.77%) OpenShift
11 12 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (0.55%) Force.com
12 10 (0.55%) Serverless
13 9 (0.50%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 9 (0.50%) Mimecast
14 8 (0.44%) GitHub
15 7 (0.39%) Azure Functions
15 7 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
16 6 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
16 6 (0.33%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (4.79%) Network Security
2 78 (4.30%) Firewall
3 65 (3.58%) WAN
4 62 (3.41%) LAN
5 57 (3.14%) Internet
6 51 (2.81%) VPN
7 38 (2.09%) DNS
7 38 (2.09%) Wireless
8 37 (2.04%) MPLS
9 35 (1.93%) TCP/IP
10 32 (1.76%) SAN
10 32 (1.76%) Unified Communications
11 31 (1.71%) Ethernet
12 29 (1.60%) DAB
12 29 (1.60%) VoIP
13 27 (1.49%) DHCP
14 19 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
15 17 (0.94%) Skype
16 16 (0.88%) NAS
17 15 (0.83%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 62 (3.41%) MySQL
3 44 (2.42%) Relational Database
4 41 (2.26%) Big Data
4 41 (2.26%) NoSQL
5 38 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
6 30 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (1.54%) Hadoop
8 24 (1.32%) MongoDB
8 24 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (1.10%) Cosmos DB
10 17 (0.94%) Apache Hive
10 17 (0.94%) Data Lake
11 16 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (0.77%) Neo4j
13 14 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
13 14 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (0.72%) Oracle Database
14 13 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 137 (7.54%) Git (software)
2 115 (6.33%) Visual Studio
3 58 (3.19%) JIRA
4 47 (2.59%) Jenkins
5 29 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (1.38%) Subversion
7 15 (0.83%) Axure RP
7 15 (0.83%) Maven
8 13 (0.72%) MSI
9 12 (0.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 11 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (0.61%) eCATT
10 11 (0.61%) InstallShield
10 11 (0.61%) LSMW
10 11 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
10 11 (0.61%) Selenium
11 9 (0.50%) GitLab
11 9 (0.50%) Grunt
11 9 (0.50%) gulp
11 9 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 310 (17.07%) Finance
2 162 (8.92%) Retail
3 145 (7.98%) Marketing
4 79 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 72 (3.96%) Manufacturing
6 38 (2.09%) Banking
7 29 (1.60%) Games
8 28 (1.54%) Legal
9 26 (1.43%) Electronics
10 25 (1.38%) Publishing
11 24 (1.32%) Billing
12 20 (1.10%) Local Government
13 19 (1.05%) Automotive
14 18 (0.99%) Military
15 16 (0.88%) Law
16 13 (0.72%) German Language
17 11 (0.61%) Advertising
18 10 (0.55%) Aerospace
18 10 (0.55%) French Language
19 6 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 359 (19.77%) Developer
2 289 (15.91%) Architect
3 250 (13.77%) Consultant
4 173 (9.53%) Analyst
5 140 (7.71%) .NET Developer
6 119 (6.55%) Solutions Architect
7 92 (5.07%) C# Developer
8 84 (4.63%) C# .NET Developer
9 79 (4.35%) Business Analyst
10 76 (4.19%) Senior Developer
10 76 (4.19%) Technical Architect
11 70 (3.85%) Software Engineer
12 69 (3.80%) Java Developer
13 68 (3.74%) Project Manager
14 63 (3.47%) Designer
15 57 (3.14%) Product Manager
16 55 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
17 51 (2.81%) Agile Developer
17 51 (2.81%) Technical Consultant
18 50 (2.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (14.43%) .NET
2 150 (8.26%) HTML
3 139 (7.65%) ASP.NET
4 125 (6.88%) CSS
5 87 (4.79%) Web Services
6 68 (3.74%) XML
7 67 (3.69%) XSLT
8 66 (3.63%) ASP.NET Web API
9 57 (3.14%) AngularJS
10 55 (3.03%) WCF
11 53 (2.92%) REST
12 52 (2.86%) SOAP
13 46 (2.53%) Spring
14 45 (2.48%) jQuery
15 40 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
15 40 (2.20%) HTML5
16 39 (2.15%) .NET Framework
17 36 (1.98%) React
18 35 (1.93%) RESTful
19 31 (1.71%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 242 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 153 (8.43%) Computer Science
3 104 (5.73%) Data Centre
4 103 (5.67%) User Experience
5 101 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 79 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
7 41 (2.26%) Public Cloud
8 39 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
8 39 (2.15%) Fintech
9 32 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
10 24 (1.32%) Driving Licence
10 24 (1.32%) PMI
11 23 (1.27%) Clustering
11 23 (1.27%) Virtual Team
12 21 (1.16%) Algorithms
13 20 (1.10%) Replication
14 17 (0.94%) Private Cloud
15 16 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
15 16 (0.88%) Mobile App
16 15 (0.83%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 279 (15.36%) Windows
2 176 (9.69%) Linux
3 112 (6.17%) Windows Server
4 86 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 83 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 77 (4.24%) Unix
7 43 (2.37%) Windows 10
8 31 (1.71%) Mac OS X
8 31 (1.71%) Windows 7
9 19 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (0.77%) Android
10 14 (0.77%) CentOS
11 6 (0.33%) Solaris
11 6 (0.33%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.28%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.28%) Debian
13 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.11%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.055%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 519 (28.58%) Agile Software Development
2 362 (19.93%) Presales
3 283 (15.58%) Project Management
4 249 (13.71%) Problem-Solving
5 190 (10.46%) ITIL
6 160 (8.81%) Scrum
7 153 (8.43%) TDD
8 143 (7.87%) Analytics
9 133 (7.32%) Software Engineering
10 127 (6.99%) SDLC
11 122 (6.72%) Service Management
12 118 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
13 109 (6.00%) Decision-Making
13 109 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 106 (5.84%) OO
14 106 (5.84%) Test Automation
15 104 (5.73%) Continuous Improvement
16 97 (5.34%) Product Management
17 96 (5.29%) CRM
18 95 (5.23%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 265 (14.59%) SQL
2 262 (14.43%) C#
3 193 (10.63%) JavaScript
4 173 (9.53%) Java
5 106 (5.84%) Python
6 101 (5.56%) C
7 72 (3.96%) C++
8 48 (2.64%) PHP
9 42 (2.31%) VB
10 37 (2.04%) PowerShell
11 36 (1.98%) T-SQL
12 26 (1.43%) VB.NET
13 24 (1.32%) Ruby
14 19 (1.05%) Java 8
15 16 (0.88%) ABAP
15 16 (0.88%) PL/SQL
16 15 (0.83%) Perl
17 14 (0.77%) Apex Code
18 13 (0.72%) VBScript
19 11 (0.61%) F#
Qualifications
1 298 (16.41%) Degree
2 236 (13.00%) Security Cleared
3 125 (6.88%) SC Cleared
4 110 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 85 (4.68%) MCSE
6 75 (4.13%) DV Cleared
7 68 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
8 54 (2.97%) CCNP
9 47 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
10 45 (2.48%) MCP
11 33 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
12 29 (1.60%) CCNA
12 29 (1.60%) Master's Degree
12 29 (1.60%) PMI Certification
13 25 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 21 (1.16%) PMP
15 18 (0.99%) CCIE
16 15 (0.83%) AWS Certification
17 12 (0.66%) IIBA
17 12 (0.66%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (5.89%) QA
2 53 (2.92%) SLA
3 27 (1.49%) GDPR
4 18 (0.99%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.66%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.61%) PMO
8 9 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 7 (0.39%) PMBOK
9 7 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.33%) COBIT
10 6 (0.33%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.33%) NIST 800
11 4 (0.22%) Government Security Classifications
11 4 (0.22%) ISO 8583
12 3 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 3 (0.17%) IFRS
12 3 (0.17%) IFRS 9
12 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 12207
13 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 144 (7.93%) Active Directory
2 118 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (2.86%) Docker
4 45 (2.48%) Hyper-V
5 25 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 23 (1.27%) XenApp
7 18 (0.99%) vSphere
8 16 (0.88%) VMware NSX
9 13 (0.72%) XenDesktop
10 11 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
10 11 (0.61%) XenServer
11 8 (0.44%) vCloud
12 7 (0.39%) NFS
13 6 (0.33%) LXC
13 6 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 6 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.28%) BitLocker
14 5 (0.28%) Firmware
14 5 (0.28%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 53 (2.92%) SCCM
2 40 (2.20%) Puppet
3 35 (1.93%) Kubernetes
4 33 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (1.60%) Terraform
6 24 (1.32%) Ansible
7 12 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 10 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
8 10 (0.55%) vRealize
9 9 (0.50%) Nagios
10 8 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
10 8 (0.44%) Kibana
11 7 (0.39%) Cacti
11 7 (0.39%) FortiGate
11 7 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
11 7 (0.39%) SCOM
12 6 (0.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 6 (0.33%) Packer
12 6 (0.33%) vCenter Server
13 5 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 423 (23.29%) Microsoft
2 158 (8.70%) VMware
3 137 (7.54%) Cisco
4 102 (5.62%) Citrix
5 75 (4.13%) SAP
6 69 (3.80%) Oracle
7 67 (3.69%) Juniper
8 64 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
9 52 (2.86%) HP
10 46 (2.53%) IBM
11 43 (2.37%) Google
12 36 (1.98%) F5
13 35 (1.93%) ServiceNow
14 34 (1.87%) Red Hat
15 27 (1.49%) EMC
15 27 (1.49%) Omniture
15 27 (1.49%) Optimizely
16 26 (1.43%) CheckPoint
17 24 (1.32%) Dell
18 23 (1.27%) Adobe