Period
to 26 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Software Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Delivery over the 6 months to 26 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Delivery
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 232 259 288
Rank change year-on-year +27 +29 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Delivery 1,613 1,863 1,912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.41% 1.33% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.44% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,290 1,351 1,418
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,175
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £93,750
UK median annual salary £62,500 £58,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.84% +6.36% -

Software Delivery 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 105,396 129,223 150,490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.00% 92.17% 92.22%
Number of salaries quoted 84,045 103,034 122,598
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

Software Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Software Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Software Delivery in England

Software Delivery
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Software Delivery in England

Software Delivery
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Delivery in England over the 6 months to 26 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Software Delivery in England

Software Delivery
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Delivery within the England region over the 6 months to 26 January 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 +9 682 £80,000 +10.34% 78
North of England +66 335 £51,500 +8.11% 72
South East +44 333 £60,000 +6.19% 44
Yorkshire +48 168 £52,500 +10.53% 33
North West +51 147 £50,000 +4.17% 34
Midlands -13 129 £55,000 +10.00% 31
West Midlands -32 94 £55,000 +22.22% 22
East of England +43 76 £55,000 +10.00% 6
South West -41 57 £54,000 +13.68% 13
East Midlands +39 31 £58,500 -2.50% 9
North East +15 20 £48,452 -19.25% 5
Software Delivery
UK

For the 6 months to 26 January 2020, IT jobs citing Software Delivery 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 Software Delivery.

1 1,159 (71.85%) Agile Software Development
2 448 (27.77%) Scrum
3 410 (25.42%) DevOps
4 409 (25.36%) Finance
5 366 (22.69%) Java
6 298 (18.47%) Test Automation
7 289 (17.92%) SQL
8 274 (16.99%) .NET
8 274 (16.99%) AWS
9 273 (16.92%) C#
10 268 (16.62%) SDLC
11 267 (16.55%) Azure
12 261 (16.18%) JIRA
13 260 (16.12%) JavaScript
14 246 (15.25%) Software Engineering
15 217 (13.45%) Python
16 211 (13.08%) Microservices
17 207 (12.83%) TDD
18 203 (12.59%) Project Management
19 199 (12.34%) Project Delivery
20 194 (12.03%) Docker
21 190 (11.78%) Degree
21 190 (11.78%) Problem-Solving
22 188 (11.66%) Stakeholder Management
23 186 (11.53%) Git (software)
24 168 (10.42%) QA
25 166 (10.29%) Mentoring
25 166 (10.29%) Jenkins
26 165 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
26 165 (10.23%) SQL Server

Software Delivery
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
1 130 (8.06%) Confluence
2 42 (2.60%) IIS
3 34 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (1.18%) Tomcat
5 17 (1.05%) WebSphere
6 16 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
7 14 (0.87%) CMS
7 14 (0.87%) SAS
8 12 (0.74%) Apache Spark
9 11 (0.68%) SharePoint
10 10 (0.62%) Apache
11 9 (0.56%) nginx
12 5 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.25%) DataSynapse
13 4 (0.25%) JBoss
13 4 (0.25%) WordPress
14 3 (0.19%) EPiServer
14 3 (0.19%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.12%) Drupal
Applications
1 48 (2.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.31%) Gliffy
7 3 (0.19%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.062%) Simulink
9 1 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (1.24%) FINCAD Analytics
2 12 (0.74%) Magento
3 7 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.31%) Sage X3
4 5 (0.31%) SAP BPC
4 5 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.25%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.25%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.25%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.19%) Primavera
7 2 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.062%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.062%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.062%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.062%) SAP EWM
8 1 (0.062%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.062%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 274 (16.99%) AWS
2 267 (16.55%) Azure
3 87 (5.39%) SaaS
4 53 (3.29%) Serverless
5 42 (2.60%) AWS Lambda
6 41 (2.54%) Amazon S3
7 38 (2.36%) PaaS
8 36 (2.23%) Power Platform
9 35 (2.17%) IaaS
10 34 (2.11%) GitHub
11 30 (1.86%) GCP
12 29 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
13 26 (1.61%) Basecamp
14 24 (1.49%) Trello
15 23 (1.43%) Amazon EKS
15 23 (1.43%) npm
16 20 (1.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 17 (1.05%) Route 53
18 15 (0.93%) Amazon Cognito
18 15 (0.93%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.23%) HTTP
2 26 (1.61%) SSL
3 24 (1.49%) DNS
4 21 (1.30%) Firewall
5 16 (0.99%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.62%) Internet
7 9 (0.56%) VPN
8 5 (0.31%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.25%) 802.11
9 4 (0.25%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.25%) SAN
9 4 (0.25%) SNMP
9 4 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.12%) VoIP
10 2 (0.12%) Wireless
11 1 (0.062%) Broadband
11 1 (0.062%) DHCP
11 1 (0.062%) IPsec
11 1 (0.062%) Network Security
11 1 (0.062%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (10.23%) SQL Server
2 105 (6.51%) Big Data
3 102 (6.32%) NoSQL
4 59 (3.66%) MySQL
5 47 (2.91%) Relational Database
6 45 (2.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 43 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
7 43 (2.67%) MongoDB
8 40 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
9 35 (2.17%) Power BI
10 26 (1.61%) Redis
11 24 (1.49%) Hadoop
12 20 (1.24%) Amazon Athena
12 20 (1.24%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 17 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (0.99%) Data Lake
15 15 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
16 14 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
16 14 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
17 13 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 261 (16.18%) JIRA
2 186 (11.53%) Git (software)
3 166 (10.29%) Jenkins
4 71 (4.40%) Selenium
5 64 (3.97%) Maven
6 41 (2.54%) SonarQube
7 40 (2.48%) Postman
8 38 (2.36%) Artifactory
9 37 (2.29%) Visual Studio
10 36 (2.23%) Cucumber
11 35 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 35 (2.17%) TestRail
12 33 (2.05%) Octopus Deploy
13 31 (1.92%) TeamCity
14 29 (1.80%) SoapUI
15 23 (1.43%) Bower
16 22 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
17 20 (1.24%) WebDriver
17 20 (1.24%) Zephyr
18 19 (1.18%) GitLab
General
1 409 (25.36%) Finance
2 138 (8.56%) Banking
3 116 (7.19%) Retail
4 42 (2.60%) Front Office
5 35 (2.17%) Marketing
6 32 (1.98%) Games
7 29 (1.80%) Electronics
8 26 (1.61%) Telecoms
9 24 (1.49%) Legal
9 24 (1.49%) Public Sector
10 18 (1.12%) Back Office
11 14 (0.87%) Law
11 14 (0.87%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.68%) Online Betting
13 8 (0.50%) German Language
14 7 (0.43%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.37%) Billing
16 5 (0.31%) Automotive
16 5 (0.31%) French Language
17 4 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 311 (19.28%) Developer
2 226 (14.01%) Analyst
3 160 (9.92%) Business Analyst
4 145 (8.99%) Delivery Manager
5 139 (8.62%) Project Manager
6 121 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 108 (6.70%) Architect
8 87 (5.39%) Senior Developer
9 81 (5.02%) Java Developer
10 74 (4.59%) Software Manager
11 49 (3.04%) .NET Developer
11 49 (3.04%) Software Delivery Manager
12 48 (2.98%) Software Analyst
13 47 (2.91%) Software Engineer
14 46 (2.85%) Software Project Manager
15 43 (2.67%) Scrum Master
16 42 (2.60%) Senior Manager
17 40 (2.48%) C# Developer
18 39 (2.42%) Solutions Architect
18 39 (2.42%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (16.99%) .NET
2 132 (8.18%) Web Services
3 120 (7.44%) CSS
4 116 (7.19%) HTML
5 115 (7.13%) REST
6 103 (6.39%) Node.js
7 102 (6.32%) AngularJS
8 87 (5.39%) React
9 78 (4.84%) .NET Core
10 69 (4.28%) RESTful
10 69 (4.28%) Spring
11 65 (4.03%) HTML5
12 59 (3.66%) ASP.NET
13 48 (2.98%) .NET Framework
14 46 (2.85%) JSON
15 45 (2.79%) SOAP
16 42 (2.60%) Spring Boot
17 39 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC
18 35 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
19 34 (2.11%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 114 (7.07%) User Experience
2 109 (6.76%) Greenfield Project
3 86 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 66 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
5 61 (3.78%) Self-Motivation
6 46 (2.85%) Mobile App
7 34 (2.11%) Cloud Native
8 31 (1.92%) Management Information System
9 30 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 22 (1.36%) Hedge funds
11 20 (1.24%) Derivative
11 20 (1.24%) Fixed Income
11 20 (1.24%) iPad
12 14 (0.87%) Online Games
12 14 (0.87%) Virtual Team
13 13 (0.81%) Reinsurance
14 12 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
15 10 (0.62%) CMDB
16 9 (0.56%) Data Centre
16 9 (0.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 124 (7.69%) Windows
2 99 (6.14%) Linux
3 32 (1.98%) Android
4 28 (1.74%) Windows Server
5 26 (1.61%) Unix
6 20 (1.24%) Apple iOS
7 16 (0.99%) Mac OS
8 15 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.62%) CentOS
11 5 (0.31%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.25%) AIX
12 4 (0.25%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.062%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,159 (71.85%) Agile Software Development
2 448 (27.77%) Scrum
3 410 (25.42%) DevOps
4 298 (18.47%) Test Automation
5 268 (16.62%) SDLC
6 246 (15.25%) Software Engineering
7 211 (13.08%) Microservices
8 207 (12.83%) TDD
9 203 (12.59%) Project Management
10 199 (12.34%) Project Delivery
11 190 (11.78%) Problem-Solving
12 188 (11.66%) Stakeholder Management
13 166 (10.29%) Mentoring
14 165 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
15 134 (8.31%) Business Analysis
16 130 (8.06%) Kanban
17 127 (7.87%) Waterfall
18 126 (7.81%) Analytics
19 112 (6.94%) BDD
20 110 (6.82%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 366 (22.69%) Java
2 289 (17.92%) SQL
3 273 (16.92%) C#
4 260 (16.12%) JavaScript
5 217 (13.45%) Python
6 65 (4.03%) C
7 61 (3.78%) C++
8 58 (3.60%) Ruby
9 51 (3.16%) Scala
10 45 (2.79%) Kotlin
11 44 (2.73%) Bash Shell
12 42 (2.60%) Java 8
13 41 (2.54%) T-SQL
14 35 (2.17%) PowerShell
15 33 (2.05%) PHP
16 29 (1.80%) TypeScript
17 19 (1.18%) ANSI C
18 15 (0.93%) Go
19 12 (0.74%) ES6
20 11 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 190 (11.78%) Degree
2 78 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 61 (3.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 44 (2.73%) SC Cleared
5 31 (1.92%) DV Cleared
6 29 (1.80%) SAFe Agilist
7 25 (1.55%) ISTQB
8 21 (1.30%) ISEB
8 21 (1.30%) PMI Certification
9 19 (1.18%) PMP
10 14 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 13 (0.81%) Master's Degree
12 11 (0.68%) SANS
13 6 (0.37%) CISM
13 6 (0.37%) CISSP
13 6 (0.37%) HNC
13 6 (0.37%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
14 5 (0.31%) CSPO
14 5 (0.31%) DBS Check
15 4 (0.25%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (10.42%) QA
2 10 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 10 (0.62%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.50%) GDPR
4 8 (0.50%) PMO
5 7 (0.43%) COBIT
5 7 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.43%) NIST
6 6 (0.37%) PSD2
7 5 (0.31%) SLA
8 4 (0.25%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.12%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.062%) MiFID
System Software
1 194 (12.03%) Docker
2 20 (1.24%) Firmware
3 8 (0.50%) HDFS
4 7 (0.43%) OpenSSH
5 4 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.19%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.12%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.12%) XenApp
8 1 (0.062%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.062%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.062%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.062%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 149 (9.24%) Kubernetes
2 107 (6.63%) Terraform
3 104 (6.45%) Ansible
4 72 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
5 70 (4.34%) Puppet
6 40 (2.48%) Packer
7 22 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
8 14 (0.87%) Nagios
9 12 (0.74%) Rancher
10 10 (0.62%) SCCM
11 7 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
11 7 (0.43%) SCOM
11 7 (0.43%) StatsD
12 6 (0.37%) CA Service Virtualization
12 6 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (0.31%) Oozie
13 5 (0.31%) OpenView
14 4 (0.25%) Control-M
14 4 (0.25%) Nessus
14 4 (0.25%) Nmap
Vendors
1 165 (10.23%) Microsoft
2 74 (4.59%) Oracle
3 44 (2.73%) WorldPay
4 38 (2.36%) FIS
5 32 (1.98%) Google
6 30 (1.86%) SAP
7 27 (1.67%) Facebook
8 23 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
9 22 (1.36%) Atlassian
10 21 (1.30%) Bloomberg
11 20 (1.24%) hybris
12 19 (1.18%) Freescale
12 19 (1.18%) Renesas
13 18 (1.12%) Splunk
14 16 (0.99%) HP
14 16 (0.99%) Tableau
15 15 (0.93%) Black Duck
16 12 (0.74%) CA
16 12 (0.74%) Demandware
16 12 (0.74%) IBM