Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Decision-Making skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Decision-Making over the 6 months to 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Decision-Making
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 138 173
Rank change year-on-year +21 +35 +4
Permanent jobs citing Decision-Making 3,539 3,838 3,538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.79% 2.50% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 2.73% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2,502 2,576 2,425
England median annual salary £58,500 £53,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.38% -3.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,300
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +4.76%

Decision-Making 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 116,826 140,723 151,708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.14% 91.83% 92.33%
Number of salaries quoted 92,785 112,928 120,577
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,375 £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%

Decision-Making
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Decision-Making as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Decision-Making in England

Decision-Making
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Decision-Making in England.

Salary trend for Decision-Making in England

Decision-Making
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Decision-Making in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Decision-Making in England

Decision-Making
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Decision-Making within the England region over the 6 months to 17 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 +35 1,724 £68,000 +8.80% 192
South East +11 515 £57,500 +15.00% 86
North of England +4 509 £52,500 +16.67% 89
Midlands +20 309 £50,000 +25.00% 58
North West +5 298 £54,250 +20.56% 53
East of England +10 242 £50,937 -11.41% 49
West Midlands +36 235 £50,000 +25.00% 43
South West +15 229 £48,536 -2.93% 49
Yorkshire +3 184 £50,000 +11.11% 31
East Midlands +4 75 £52,250 +19.43% 15
North East -10 31 £55,000 +46.67% 5
Decision-Making
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT jobs citing Decision-Making 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 Decision-Making.

1 1,301 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
2 902 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
3 883 (24.95%) Problem-Solving
4 870 (24.58%) Finance
5 660 (18.65%) SQL
6 579 (16.36%) Analytics
7 552 (15.60%) Degree
8 540 (15.26%) Project Management
9 536 (15.15%) Microsoft
10 471 (13.31%) Azure
11 425 (12.01%) AWS
12 410 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
13 391 (11.05%) Python
14 382 (10.79%) Java
15 378 (10.68%) DevOps
16 360 (10.17%) JavaScript
17 347 (9.81%) Mentoring
18 335 (9.47%) Marketing
19 332 (9.38%) SQL Server
20 326 (9.21%) Continuous Improvement
21 322 (9.10%) Scrum
22 315 (8.90%) C#
22 315 (8.90%) .NET
23 298 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
24 297 (8.39%) Management Information System
25 289 (8.17%) Coaching
26 288 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
27 280 (7.91%) ITIL
28 265 (7.49%) Software Engineering
29 264 (7.46%) Banking

Decision-Making
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 85 (2.40%) Apache Spark
2 80 (2.26%) SharePoint
3 39 (1.10%) Confluence
4 33 (0.93%) SAS
5 28 (0.79%) MS Exchange
6 27 (0.76%) IIS
7 25 (0.71%) CMS
8 22 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
9 18 (0.51%) Apache
9 18 (0.51%) Apache Pig
10 15 (0.42%) Skype for Business
11 13 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
12 12 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (0.34%) WordPress
13 10 (0.28%) GeoServer
13 10 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.25%) OpenStack
15 8 (0.23%) EPiServer
15 8 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 167 (4.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 142 (4.01%) Microsoft Office
3 66 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 53 (1.50%) MS Visio
5 42 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
6 41 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
7 23 (0.65%) SPSS
8 12 (0.34%) Sketch
9 10 (0.28%) InVision
10 8 (0.23%) Zeplin
11 7 (0.20%) Marvel
12 6 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 5 (0.14%) Chatbot
13 5 (0.14%) Stata
14 4 (0.11%) Gliffy
15 1 (0.028%) AutoCAD
15 1 (0.028%) CPLEX
15 1 (0.028%) Mathematica
15 1 (0.028%) SOLIDWORKS
15 1 (0.028%) Weka
Business Applications
1 47 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.51%) FINCAD Analytics
3 15 (0.42%) SAP PM
4 10 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
5 9 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.25%) NetSuite
5 9 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 6 (0.17%) Magento
8 5 (0.14%) Maximo
8 5 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
9 4 (0.11%) SAP BPC
10 3 (0.085%) Adobe Campaign
10 3 (0.085%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.057%) SAP FI/CO
11 2 (0.057%) SAP S/4HANA
11 2 (0.057%) Shopify
11 2 (0.057%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 471 (13.31%) Azure
2 425 (12.01%) AWS
3 184 (5.20%) Power Platform
4 151 (4.27%) SaaS
5 143 (4.04%) GCP
6 133 (3.76%) Office 365
7 84 (2.37%) Serverless
8 62 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
9 60 (1.70%) Amazon S3
10 58 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
11 54 (1.53%) PaaS
12 53 (1.50%) Amazon ECS
13 52 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
14 50 (1.41%) OpenShift
15 49 (1.38%) Amazon SQS
16 47 (1.33%) Google Analytics
17 45 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
18 41 (1.16%) GitHub
19 34 (0.96%) IaaS
20 21 (0.59%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 90 (2.54%) Internet
2 69 (1.95%) Firewall
3 51 (1.44%) DNS
4 41 (1.16%) DHCP
5 37 (1.05%) Network Security
6 35 (0.99%) Skype
7 30 (0.85%) TCP/IP
8 29 (0.82%) SAN
8 29 (0.82%) WAN
9 28 (0.79%) VPN
10 27 (0.76%) LAN
11 24 (0.68%) Wireless
12 21 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
13 19 (0.54%) Broadband
13 19 (0.54%) HTTP
14 17 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
15 13 (0.37%) SSL
16 12 (0.34%) Ethernet
17 11 (0.31%) Intranet
18 10 (0.28%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 288 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
3 177 (5.00%) Big Data
4 175 (4.94%) Power BI
5 122 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 107 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 91 (2.57%) Hadoop
8 88 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
9 82 (2.32%) NoSQL
10 77 (2.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 72 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 71 (2.01%) MySQL
13 60 (1.70%) Amazon Redshift
14 56 (1.58%) Data Mining
14 56 (1.58%) MongoDB
15 54 (1.53%) QlikView
16 52 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
17 39 (1.10%) Apache Hive
18 38 (1.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 34 (0.96%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 162 (4.58%) Git (software)
2 125 (3.53%) JIRA
3 116 (3.28%) Jenkins
4 63 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 50 (1.41%) Selenium
6 49 (1.38%) Artifactory
7 36 (1.02%) Cucumber
8 34 (0.96%) Visual Studio
9 32 (0.90%) webpack
10 24 (0.68%) RStudio
11 23 (0.65%) Subversion
12 22 (0.62%) TeamCity
13 20 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 20 (0.57%) Bitbucket
13 20 (0.57%) WebDriver
14 19 (0.54%) JUnit
14 19 (0.54%) Maven
15 18 (0.51%) GitLab
15 18 (0.51%) Hudson
16 17 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
General
1 870 (24.58%) Finance
2 335 (9.47%) Marketing
3 264 (7.46%) Banking
4 251 (7.09%) Retail
5 152 (4.29%) Public Sector
6 141 (3.98%) Telecoms
7 105 (2.97%) Legal
8 102 (2.88%) Front Office
9 73 (2.06%) Law
10 71 (2.01%) Manufacturing
11 67 (1.89%) Games
12 45 (1.27%) Back Office
13 42 (1.19%) Local Government
14 40 (1.13%) Financial Institution
15 39 (1.10%) Advertising
16 38 (1.07%) Publishing
17 35 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
18 32 (0.90%) Aerospace
18 32 (0.90%) Electronics
19 31 (0.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 630 (17.80%) Developer
2 491 (13.87%) Analyst
3 274 (7.74%) Architect
4 197 (5.57%) Project Manager
5 149 (4.21%) Java Developer
6 141 (3.98%) Business Analyst
6 141 (3.98%) Consultant
7 121 (3.42%) Senior Developer
8 112 (3.16%) IT Manager
9 103 (2.91%) .NET Developer
9 103 (2.91%) Development Manager
10 98 (2.77%) Solutions Architect
11 92 (2.60%) Data Analyst
12 81 (2.29%) Data Engineer
13 79 (2.23%) Software Engineer
14 75 (2.12%) Software Developer
15 71 (2.01%) Data Scientist
16 69 (1.95%) Business Manager
17 67 (1.89%) Senior Manager
18 66 (1.86%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 315 (8.90%) .NET
2 202 (5.71%) HTML
3 182 (5.14%) CSS
4 174 (4.92%) AngularJS
5 155 (4.38%) Web Services
6 139 (3.93%) REST
7 138 (3.90%) ASP.NET
8 132 (3.73%) Node.js
9 114 (3.22%) Spring
10 109 (3.08%) React
11 88 (2.49%) RESTful
12 83 (2.35%) JSON
13 82 (2.32%) Spring Boot
14 72 (2.03%) jQuery
15 67 (1.89%) HTML5
16 62 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
17 50 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
18 45 (1.27%) .NET Framework
19 44 (1.24%) J2EE
20 41 (1.16%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 902 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
2 297 (8.39%) Management Information System
3 226 (6.39%) User Experience
4 179 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
5 128 (3.62%) Greenfield Project
6 102 (2.88%) Data Structures
7 99 (2.80%) Algorithms
8 90 (2.54%) Data Centre
9 87 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
10 78 (2.20%) Mobile App
11 74 (2.09%) Fixed Income
12 59 (1.67%) Social Media
13 57 (1.61%) Cloud Native
14 49 (1.38%) Derivative
15 44 (1.24%) Public Cloud
16 42 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 35 (0.99%) PMI
18 33 (0.93%) NHS
19 32 (0.90%) Equities
19 32 (0.90%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 251 (7.09%) Windows
2 168 (4.75%) Linux
3 101 (2.85%) Windows Server
4 94 (2.66%) Unix
5 73 (2.06%) Apple iOS
6 72 (2.03%) Android
7 22 (0.62%) Windows 10
8 17 (0.48%) Windows 7
9 15 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
12 10 (0.28%) CentOS
12 10 (0.28%) Ubuntu
13 9 (0.25%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.11%) Fedora
16 3 (0.085%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.085%) Solaris
17 2 (0.057%) Windows Server 2003
18 1 (0.028%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,301 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
2 883 (24.95%) Problem-Solving
3 579 (16.36%) Analytics
4 540 (15.26%) Project Management
5 410 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
6 378 (10.68%) DevOps
7 347 (9.81%) Mentoring
8 326 (9.21%) Continuous Improvement
9 322 (9.10%) Scrum
10 298 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 289 (8.17%) Coaching
12 280 (7.91%) ITIL
13 265 (7.49%) Software Engineering
14 231 (6.53%) Project Delivery
15 226 (6.39%) Visualisation
16 216 (6.10%) Change Management
17 213 (6.02%) Data Analysis
18 210 (5.93%) TDD
19 205 (5.79%) Microservices
20 204 (5.76%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 660 (18.65%) SQL
2 391 (11.05%) Python
3 382 (10.79%) Java
4 360 (10.17%) JavaScript
5 315 (8.90%) C#
6 150 (4.24%) R
7 102 (2.88%) T-SQL
8 91 (2.57%) C
9 87 (2.46%) TypeScript
10 78 (2.20%) PowerShell
11 63 (1.78%) PHP
12 57 (1.61%) Ruby
12 57 (1.61%) VB.NET
13 53 (1.50%) Kotlin
14 47 (1.33%) Go
15 44 (1.24%) C++
16 43 (1.22%) Bash Shell
16 43 (1.22%) PL/SQL
17 33 (0.93%) VBA
18 30 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 552 (15.60%) Degree
2 114 (3.22%) Security Cleared
3 75 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 73 (2.06%) PMP
5 69 (1.95%) SC Cleared
6 65 (1.84%) PMI Certification
7 59 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 52 (1.47%) CISSP
9 39 (1.10%) CISM
10 33 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 31 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
12 25 (0.71%) CRISC
13 24 (0.68%) CISA
13 24 (0.68%) ISEB
14 22 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
14 22 (0.62%) Master's Degree
15 18 (0.51%) MCSA
16 15 (0.42%) CIMA
16 15 (0.42%) ISTQB
16 15 (0.42%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (3.96%) QA
2 103 (2.91%) Data Quality
3 100 (2.83%) PMO
4 90 (2.54%) SLA
5 66 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 52 (1.47%) GDPR
7 30 (0.85%) PCI DSS
8 27 (0.76%) NIST
9 16 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 15288
9 16 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 13 (0.37%) RMADS
11 12 (0.34%) ISO 9001
12 10 (0.28%) COBIT
12 10 (0.28%) ISO 22301
13 9 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 8 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
14 8 (0.23%) ISO 31000
14 8 (0.23%) JSP 440
15 6 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
16 5 (0.14%) IFRS
System Software
1 198 (5.59%) Docker
2 133 (3.76%) Active Directory
3 59 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (1.24%) Hyper-V
5 24 (0.68%) vSphere
6 11 (0.31%) XenApp
7 9 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (0.23%) Firmware
8 8 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.17%) BitLocker
10 5 (0.14%) Varnish
10 5 (0.14%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.11%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.11%) HDFS
11 4 (0.11%) IAG
11 4 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.085%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.085%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.057%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 145 (4.10%) Kubernetes
2 80 (2.26%) Terraform
3 57 (1.61%) Ansible
4 41 (1.16%) SCCM
5 23 (0.65%) Puppet
6 17 (0.48%) Packer
7 16 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
7 16 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (0.45%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 11 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (0.28%) Consul
9 10 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
10 9 (0.25%) CSIRT
10 9 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
10 9 (0.25%) WSUS
11 6 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (0.17%) Nagios
11 6 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 5 (0.14%) Grafana
12 5 (0.14%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 536 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 204 (5.76%) Google
3 190 (5.37%) Tableau
4 178 (5.03%) Oracle
5 141 (3.98%) VMware
6 133 (3.76%) SAP
7 126 (3.56%) Salesforce.com
8 82 (2.32%) Cisco
9 78 (2.20%) IBM
10 57 (1.61%) Citrix
11 41 (1.16%) WorldPay
12 38 (1.07%) Informatica
13 36 (1.02%) HP
14 33 (0.93%) Teradata
15 30 (0.85%) Veeam
16 28 (0.79%) Dell
17 26 (0.73%) NetApp
18 25 (0.71%) EMC
19 24 (0.68%) Capita
20 23 (0.65%) Atlassian