Period
to 29 May 2020

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

Decision-Making
UK > England
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 113 131 160
Rank change year-on-year +18 +29 +7
Permanent jobs citing Decision-Making 2,342 3,577 3,574
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.83% 2.69% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 2.91% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,854 2,315 2,543
Median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.73% - -
10th Percentile £35,428 £31,600 £31,525
90th Percentile £120,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +22.73% - -

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 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%

Decision-Making
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Decision-Making in England

Decision-Making
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Decision-Making in England.

Salary trend for Decision-Making in England

Decision-Making
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Decision-Making in England over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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 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 +18 1,284 £80,000 +28.00% 44
South East +21 410 £58,000 +5.45% 15
North of England -22 242 £55,000 +10.00% 38
Midlands +37 226 £51,250 +11.48% 32
West Midlands +56 191 £52,500 +8.31% 20
North West -56 119 £57,500 +9.52% 23
South West -8 101 £47,500 +5.56% 15
Yorkshire +42 92 £55,000 +22.22% 10
East of England -2 74 £45,100 -18.00% 12
North East +13 33 £41,000 -13.68% 5
East Midlands +5 33 £45,000 +21.56% 12
South Coast - 1 £50,000 -
Decision-Making
UK

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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.

1 937 (40.01%) Agile Software Development
2 783 (33.43%) Finance
3 530 (22.63%) SQL
4 522 (22.29%) AWS
5 516 (22.03%) Azure
6 478 (20.41%) Analytics
7 464 (19.81%) Python
8 462 (19.73%) Problem-Solving
9 461 (19.68%) Java
10 438 (18.70%) Microsoft
11 437 (18.66%) JavaScript
12 419 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
13 403 (17.21%) Software Engineering
14 374 (15.97%) Degree
15 354 (15.12%) DevOps
16 318 (13.58%) Web Services
17 308 (13.15%) Banking
18 300 (12.81%) Asset Management
18 300 (12.81%) Mentoring
19 278 (11.87%) Derivative
20 277 (11.83%) C#
21 270 (11.53%) Front Office
21 270 (11.53%) Fixed Income
22 264 (11.27%) Investment Management
23 262 (11.19%) AngularJS
24 258 (11.02%) Hedge funds
25 246 (10.50%) Migration
26 245 (10.46%) Project Management
27 240 (10.25%) React
28 238 (10.16%) Windows

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 47 (2.01%) SharePoint
2 41 (1.75%) Confluence
3 39 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
3 39 (1.67%) IIS
4 33 (1.41%) MS Exchange
4 33 (1.41%) SAS
5 29 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 24 (1.02%) Apache
6 24 (1.02%) CMS
7 19 (0.81%) Apache Airflow
8 18 (0.77%) Apache Spark
9 11 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (0.34%) Jupyter
10 8 (0.34%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.30%) Alfresco
11 7 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (0.30%) WordPress
12 6 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (0.26%) Drupal
13 5 (0.21%) nginx
Applications
1 124 (5.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 106 (4.53%) Microsoft Office
3 48 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 37 (1.58%) Microsoft Project
5 19 (0.81%) SPSS
6 16 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.64%) MS Visio
8 8 (0.34%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.17%) Notepad++
9 4 (0.17%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.13%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.085%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.043%) Adobe XD
12 1 (0.043%) Figma
12 1 (0.043%) InVision
12 1 (0.043%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 85 (3.63%) FINCAD Analytics
2 27 (1.15%) Magento
3 23 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 8 (0.34%) FastStats
5 7 (0.30%) Raiser's Edge
5 7 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 6 (0.26%) Eloqua
6 6 (0.26%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.17%) Primavera
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.13%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.13%) SAP PM
10 2 (0.085%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.085%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.085%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.085%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 522 (22.29%) AWS
2 516 (22.03%) Azure
3 227 (9.69%) GCP
4 144 (6.15%) Office 365
5 142 (6.06%) SaaS
6 131 (5.59%) Power Platform
7 64 (2.73%) PaaS
8 52 (2.22%) OpenShift
9 45 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
10 43 (1.84%) IaaS
11 32 (1.37%) Amazon S3
12 21 (0.90%) Azure Data Factory
12 21 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
13 20 (0.85%) Google Analytics
13 20 (0.85%) npm
14 19 (0.81%) GitHub
14 19 (0.81%) Serverless
15 15 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
16 12 (0.51%) Heroku
17 11 (0.47%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 70 (2.99%) Firewall
2 40 (1.71%) SAN
3 38 (1.62%) Internet
4 37 (1.58%) DNS
5 34 (1.45%) iSCSI
6 32 (1.37%) VPN
7 29 (1.24%) DHCP
8 28 (1.20%) WAN
9 23 (0.98%) NAS
10 22 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
10 22 (0.94%) Wireless
11 21 (0.90%) TCP/IP
12 19 (0.81%) LAN
13 16 (0.68%) Fibre Channel
13 16 (0.68%) Network Security
14 15 (0.64%) Skype
14 15 (0.64%) VoIP
15 11 (0.47%) BGP
15 11 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
16 9 (0.38%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (9.14%) SQL Server
2 160 (6.83%) Data Warehouse
3 133 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
4 126 (5.38%) Power BI
5 111 (4.74%) NoSQL
6 96 (4.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 93 (3.97%) Amazon Athena
8 82 (3.50%) Relational Database
9 75 (3.20%) Big Data
10 74 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 55 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 54 (2.31%) Redis
12 54 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 51 (2.18%) RDBMS
14 44 (1.88%) Hadoop
15 38 (1.62%) Data Lake
16 37 (1.58%) MySQL
17 29 (1.24%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 27 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
19 23 (0.98%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 77 (3.29%) JIRA
2 73 (3.12%) Selenium
3 64 (2.73%) Git (software)
4 52 (2.22%) Jenkins
4 52 (2.22%) RStudio
5 48 (2.05%) Artifactory
6 38 (1.62%) NUnit
7 34 (1.45%) SoapUI
8 33 (1.41%) HP UFT
8 33 (1.41%) LoadRunner
9 32 (1.37%) Visual Studio
10 28 (1.20%) MSTest
11 24 (1.02%) gulp
12 20 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
13 19 (0.81%) TeamCity
14 13 (0.56%) Cypress.io
14 13 (0.56%) GitLab
14 13 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 12 (0.51%) Bitbucket
16 11 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 783 (33.43%) Finance
2 308 (13.15%) Banking
3 270 (11.53%) Front Office
4 235 (10.03%) Marketing
5 128 (5.47%) Investment Banking
6 126 (5.38%) Retail
7 80 (3.42%) Legal
8 75 (3.20%) Public Sector
9 74 (3.16%) Games
10 71 (3.03%) Telecoms
11 40 (1.71%) Manufacturing
12 31 (1.32%) Law
13 25 (1.07%) Local Government
14 24 (1.02%) Police
15 23 (0.98%) Back Office
16 20 (0.85%) Advertising
17 14 (0.60%) Automotive
18 13 (0.56%) Retail Banking
19 12 (0.51%) Aerospace
19 12 (0.51%) German Language
Job Titles
1 424 (18.10%) Developer
2 295 (12.60%) Analyst
3 187 (7.98%) Architect
4 157 (6.70%) Software Engineer
5 105 (4.48%) Java Developer
6 100 (4.27%) Senior Developer
7 93 (3.97%) Consultant
8 92 (3.93%) AWS Engineer
8 92 (3.93%) Project Manager
9 84 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
10 80 (3.42%) AWS Developer
11 76 (3.25%) Business Analyst
12 69 (2.95%) Development Manager
13 64 (2.73%) Python Developer
14 63 (2.69%) Java Engineer
15 61 (2.60%) Front Office Developer
16 55 (2.35%) Data Analyst
17 54 (2.31%) Product Manager
18 53 (2.26%) Delivery Manager
19 52 (2.22%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 318 (13.58%) Web Services
2 262 (11.19%) AngularJS
3 240 (10.25%) React
4 213 (9.09%) .NET
5 165 (7.05%) Node.js
6 156 (6.66%) J2EE
7 124 (5.29%) Vue.js
8 113 (4.82%) HTML
9 99 (4.23%) CSS
10 72 (3.07%) RESTful
11 65 (2.78%) REST
12 64 (2.73%) SOAP
13 54 (2.31%) Spring
14 50 (2.13%) ASP.NET
15 48 (2.05%) Spring Boot
16 47 (2.01%) .NET Core
17 45 (1.92%) jQuery
18 37 (1.58%) HTML5
19 33 (1.41%) JSON
20 31 (1.32%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 419 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
2 278 (11.87%) Derivative
3 270 (11.53%) Fixed Income
4 258 (11.02%) Hedge funds
5 174 (7.43%) Equities
6 161 (6.87%) Management Information System
7 147 (6.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 124 (5.29%) Self-Motivation
9 111 (4.74%) User Experience
10 107 (4.57%) Greenfield Project
11 87 (3.71%) Enterprise Software
12 81 (3.46%) Data Centre
13 76 (3.25%) Public Cloud
14 68 (2.90%) Virtual Team
15 65 (2.78%) Blog
16 60 (2.56%) Mobile App
17 47 (2.01%) Equity Derivative
18 44 (1.88%) Data Structures
19 39 (1.67%) Algorithms
20 30 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 238 (10.16%) Windows
2 116 (4.95%) Linux
3 80 (3.42%) Windows Server
4 41 (1.75%) Unix
5 39 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 37 (1.58%) Android
7 22 (0.94%) CentOS
8 17 (0.73%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.47%) Fedora
9 11 (0.47%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.43%) Windows 10
11 7 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
11 7 (0.30%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.21%) Windows Server 2016
14 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.13%) AIX
16 2 (0.085%) Debian
16 2 (0.085%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.085%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 937 (40.01%) Agile Software Development
2 478 (20.41%) Analytics
3 462 (19.73%) Problem-Solving
4 403 (17.21%) Software Engineering
5 354 (15.12%) DevOps
6 300 (12.81%) Asset Management
6 300 (12.81%) Mentoring
7 264 (11.27%) Investment Management
8 246 (10.50%) Migration
9 245 (10.46%) Project Management
10 237 (10.12%) Business Intelligence
11 222 (9.48%) Scrum
12 213 (9.09%) Data Analytics
13 211 (9.01%) Computer Science
14 199 (8.50%) Portfolio Management
15 190 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
16 188 (8.03%) SDLC
17 184 (7.86%) Business Analysis
18 155 (6.62%) Artificial Intelligence
19 149 (6.36%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 530 (22.63%) SQL
2 464 (19.81%) Python
3 461 (19.68%) Java
4 437 (18.66%) JavaScript
5 277 (11.83%) C#
6 194 (8.28%) C++
7 117 (5.00%) R
8 98 (4.18%) Kotlin
9 81 (3.46%) PowerShell
10 80 (3.42%) C
11 67 (2.86%) PHP
12 61 (2.60%) TypeScript
13 54 (2.31%) T-SQL
14 44 (1.88%) Scala
15 34 (1.45%) Ruby
16 31 (1.32%) PL/SQL
17 20 (0.85%) Bash Shell
17 20 (0.85%) VBA
18 17 (0.73%) Go
19 13 (0.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 374 (15.97%) Degree
2 109 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 79 (3.37%) Security Cleared
4 54 (2.31%) CISSP
5 51 (2.18%) SC Cleared
6 44 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 43 (1.84%) CISM
8 38 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (1.28%) Master's Degree
10 25 (1.07%) CISA
11 22 (0.94%) MCSE
12 21 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 20 (0.85%) PhD
14 18 (0.77%) PMI Certification
15 16 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
16 15 (0.64%) CIPD
16 15 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
17 14 (0.60%) APMP
17 14 (0.60%) CCNP
17 14 (0.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (4.61%) QA
2 76 (3.25%) PMO
3 72 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 49 (2.09%) Data Quality
5 46 (1.96%) SLA
6 36 (1.54%) GDPR
7 32 (1.37%) Actionable Recommendations
8 29 (1.24%) PCI DSS
9 19 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 18 (0.77%) BS25999
10 18 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
11 14 (0.60%) NCSC
11 14 (0.60%) NIST
12 10 (0.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 8 (0.34%) COBIT
13 8 (0.34%) JSP 440
14 7 (0.30%) ISO 9001
15 5 (0.21%) Basel II
15 5 (0.21%) ISO 14001
15 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 123 (5.25%) Docker
2 90 (3.84%) Hyper-V
3 88 (3.76%) Active Directory
4 77 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (0.98%) BitLocker
6 21 (0.90%) XenApp
7 19 (0.81%) XenDesktop
8 18 (0.77%) NFS
9 12 (0.51%) vSphere
10 9 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (0.34%) Firmware
12 7 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.17%) HDFS
14 3 (0.13%) IAG
15 1 (0.043%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 1 (0.043%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.043%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 95 (4.06%) Kubernetes
2 50 (2.13%) Terraform
3 46 (1.96%) SCCM
4 30 (1.28%) Ansible
5 20 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (0.85%) Puppet
6 18 (0.77%) Backup Exec
6 18 (0.77%) SCVMM
7 14 (0.60%) SCOM
8 11 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
9 9 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (0.34%) Rundeck
11 7 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
11 7 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
11 7 (0.30%) WSUS
12 4 (0.17%) Control-M
12 4 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
13 3 (0.13%) MIIS
13 3 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 2 (0.085%) Nagios
Vendors
1 438 (18.70%) Microsoft
2 186 (7.94%) Google
3 122 (5.21%) Oracle
4 102 (4.36%) VMware
5 87 (3.71%) Bloomberg
6 78 (3.33%) Cisco
7 75 (3.20%) Tableau
8 74 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
9 72 (3.07%) IBM
10 67 (2.86%) SAP
11 40 (1.71%) HP
12 35 (1.49%) Capita
13 32 (1.37%) Dell
14 29 (1.24%) Citrix
15 26 (1.11%) Red Hat
16 24 (1.02%) Informatica
17 22 (0.94%) Unisys
18 20 (0.85%) EMC
19 19 (0.81%) Adobe
19 19 (0.81%) Atlassian