Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Delivery
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 251 277 312
Rank change year-on-year +26 +35 -15
Permanent jobs citing Software Delivery 1,768 1,969 1,711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.33% 1.21% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.32% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,294 1,525 1,376
England median annual salary £62,750 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.09% - -2.65%
10th Percentile £39,750 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +19.05% -4.55% -

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 122,552 149,417 149,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.98% 91.92% 91.73%
Number of salaries quoted 96,959 120,869 122,739
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 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 +70 824 £75,000 +15.38% 20
North of England -45 338 £55,000 +22.22% 16
South East -34 267 £55,000 - 12
North West -6 232 £57,500 +27.78% 12
Midlands +53 148 £50,000 +5.26% 7
West Midlands +72 126 £50,000 +11.11% 3
South West -9 113 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Yorkshire -62 98 £52,500 +14.13% 4
East of England +76 74 £55,000 -4.35% 4
East Midlands 0 22 £55,000 +10.00% 4
North East +5 8 £45,000 -10.00%
Software Delivery
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 1,158 (65.50%) Agile Software Development
2 481 (27.21%) Scrum
3 388 (21.95%) Finance
4 386 (21.83%) Java
5 360 (20.36%) DevOps
6 329 (18.61%) Project Management
7 325 (18.38%) Software Engineering
7 325 (18.38%) SDLC
8 322 (18.21%) Problem-Solving
9 317 (17.93%) Amazon AWS
10 285 (16.12%) Degree
11 270 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
12 267 (15.10%) C#
13 254 (14.37%) Test Automation
14 249 (14.08%) Continuous Improvement
15 246 (13.91%) .NET
15 246 (13.91%) TDD
16 225 (12.73%) Mentoring
17 221 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
18 219 (12.39%) Microsoft Azure
19 215 (12.16%) Git (software)
20 213 (12.05%) Microservices
21 212 (11.99%) Microsoft
22 207 (11.71%) Docker
23 206 (11.65%) JavaScript
24 204 (11.54%) JIRA
25 202 (11.43%) QA
26 197 (11.14%) SQL
27 192 (10.86%) Retail
28 186 (10.52%) BDD

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 86 (4.86%) Confluence
2 52 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
3 45 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
4 39 (2.21%) CMS
5 33 (1.87%) SharePoint
6 22 (1.24%) WebSphere
7 20 (1.13%) EPiServer
7 20 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
8 18 (1.02%) Apache
9 17 (0.96%) Tomcat
10 14 (0.79%) nginx
11 13 (0.74%) IIS
12 10 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (0.51%) JBoss
14 7 (0.40%) Apache Spark
14 7 (0.40%) Mule
14 7 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 4 (0.23%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 52 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (2.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
4 25 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 24 (1.36%) MS Visio
6 19 (1.07%) Chatbot
7 6 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.17%) Mingle
9 2 (0.11%) Simulink
10 1 (0.057%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.057%) Figma
10 1 (0.057%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 27 (1.53%) SAP Hybris
2 15 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.74%) thinkFolio
4 11 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.62%) Markit EDM
5 10 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (0.45%) Magento
7 7 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
8 6 (0.34%) Distributed Ledger
8 6 (0.34%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.11%) Exstream
10 2 (0.11%) SAP IBP
10 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
11 1 (0.057%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.057%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.057%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.057%) SAP MDG
11 1 (0.057%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 317 (17.93%) Amazon AWS
2 219 (12.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 92 (5.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 86 (4.86%) GitHub
5 83 (4.69%) SaaS
6 49 (2.77%) Serverless
7 47 (2.66%) PaaS
8 29 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
9 27 (1.53%) Amazon S3
10 25 (1.41%) OpenShift
11 22 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
12 21 (1.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 19 (1.07%) Route 53
14 18 (1.02%) IaaS
14 18 (1.02%) Trello
15 17 (0.96%) Amazon ECS
16 16 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
16 16 (0.90%) NuGet
17 14 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
17 14 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 73 (4.13%) Broadband
2 22 (1.24%) HTTP
2 22 (1.24%) TCP/IP
3 15 (0.85%) LAN
4 12 (0.68%) Firewall
4 12 (0.68%) Internet
5 11 (0.62%) DNS
6 9 (0.51%) WAN
7 8 (0.45%) SSL
8 6 (0.34%) VPN
9 4 (0.23%) Network Security
9 4 (0.23%) SAN
9 4 (0.23%) Wireless
10 3 (0.17%) FTP
10 3 (0.17%) VoIP
11 2 (0.11%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.11%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.11%) SMTP
11 2 (0.11%) SNMP
11 2 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (7.01%) SQL Server
2 117 (6.62%) NoSQL
3 107 (6.05%) MySQL
4 102 (5.77%) MongoDB
5 67 (3.79%) Relational Database
6 63 (3.56%) Neo4j
7 62 (3.51%) Big Data
8 34 (1.92%) Hadoop
9 30 (1.70%) Blockchain
9 30 (1.70%) CouchDB
10 28 (1.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 16 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
11 16 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (0.62%) Power BI
13 9 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (0.51%) GIS
13 9 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (0.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 215 (12.16%) Git (software)
2 204 (11.54%) JIRA
3 185 (10.46%) Jenkins
4 97 (5.49%) Selenium
5 67 (3.79%) Cucumber
6 63 (3.56%) TeamCity
7 48 (2.71%) Visual Studio
8 41 (2.32%) Maven
9 37 (2.09%) GitLab
9 37 (2.09%) Octopus Deploy
10 36 (2.04%) SoapUI
11 34 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
12 25 (1.41%) Grunt
12 25 (1.41%) JUnit
13 23 (1.30%) Gradle
14 22 (1.24%) Visual Studio Coded UI
15 21 (1.19%) Zephyr
16 20 (1.13%) LoadRunner
16 20 (1.13%) QAComplete
16 20 (1.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 388 (21.95%) Finance
2 192 (10.86%) Retail
3 154 (8.71%) Banking
4 43 (2.43%) Marketing
4 43 (2.43%) Telecoms
5 42 (2.38%) Back Office
6 39 (2.21%) Retail Banking
7 35 (1.98%) Financial Institution
8 27 (1.53%) Games
9 25 (1.41%) Manufacturing
10 17 (0.96%) Electronics
11 15 (0.85%) Billing
12 13 (0.74%) Advertising
13 11 (0.62%) Automotive
14 8 (0.45%) Legal
15 7 (0.40%) Front Office
15 7 (0.40%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.28%) Publishing
17 3 (0.17%) Law
18 2 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 344 (19.46%) Analyst
2 247 (13.97%) Business Analyst
3 235 (13.29%) Project Manager
4 218 (12.33%) Developer
5 145 (8.20%) DevOps Engineer
6 139 (7.86%) Delivery Manager
7 134 (7.58%) Agile Business Analyst
8 130 (7.35%) Architect
9 122 (6.90%) Software Manager
10 120 (6.79%) Senior Analyst
11 108 (6.11%) Software Engineer
12 103 (5.83%) Senior Business Analyst
13 95 (5.37%) Software Project Manager
14 80 (4.52%) Java Developer
14 80 (4.52%) Senior DevOps
15 79 (4.47%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 73 (4.13%) Senior Developer
17 57 (3.22%) Software Analyst
18 56 (3.17%) Software Delivery Manager
19 54 (3.05%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (13.91%) .NET
2 153 (8.65%) HTML
3 144 (8.14%) CSS
4 116 (6.56%) RESTful
5 111 (6.28%) Web Services
6 85 (4.81%) REST
7 79 (4.47%) AngularJS
8 77 (4.36%) XML
9 72 (4.07%) Spring
10 67 (3.79%) Node.js
11 65 (3.68%) HTML5
12 55 (3.11%) SOAP
13 53 (3.00%) ASP.NET
14 40 (2.26%) React
15 37 (2.09%) JSON
16 36 (2.04%) React Native
17 35 (1.98%) Kafka
18 34 (1.92%) J2EE
19 32 (1.81%) Elastic Stack
20 31 (1.75%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 179 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (6.96%) Enterprise Software
3 117 (6.62%) User Experience
4 75 (4.24%) Greenfield Project
5 61 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 53 (3.00%) Cloud Native
7 48 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
8 45 (2.55%) Virtual Team
9 33 (1.87%) Management Information System
10 27 (1.53%) iPad
11 25 (1.41%) Public Cloud
12 19 (1.07%) Robotics
13 18 (1.02%) NHS
14 15 (0.85%) Data Centre
15 14 (0.79%) SWIFT
16 12 (0.68%) Equities
17 10 (0.57%) Driving Licence
17 10 (0.57%) PMI
18 9 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
19 8 (0.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 132 (7.47%) Linux
2 85 (4.81%) Windows
3 36 (2.04%) Unix
4 24 (1.36%) Android
5 20 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (1.07%) Apple iOS
7 12 (0.68%) AIX
7 12 (0.68%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.51%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.34%) CentOS
10 4 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.17%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.17%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.11%) Debian
12 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.057%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.057%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.057%) Solaris
13 1 (0.057%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,158 (65.50%) Agile Software Development
2 481 (27.21%) Scrum
3 360 (20.36%) DevOps
4 329 (18.61%) Project Management
5 325 (18.38%) SDLC
5 325 (18.38%) Software Engineering
6 322 (18.21%) Problem-Solving
7 270 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
8 254 (14.37%) Test Automation
9 249 (14.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 246 (13.91%) TDD
11 225 (12.73%) Mentoring
12 221 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 213 (12.05%) Microservices
14 186 (10.52%) BDD
15 175 (9.90%) Business Analysis
16 148 (8.37%) E-Commerce
17 139 (7.86%) User Stories
18 137 (7.75%) Coaching
19 136 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 386 (21.83%) Java
2 267 (15.10%) C#
3 206 (11.65%) JavaScript
4 197 (11.14%) SQL
5 183 (10.35%) Python
6 79 (4.47%) Ruby
7 52 (2.94%) Scala
8 50 (2.83%) C++
9 45 (2.55%) Java 8
10 39 (2.21%) C
11 38 (2.15%) Groovy
12 34 (1.92%) PHP
13 28 (1.58%) PowerShell
14 24 (1.36%) ES6
15 23 (1.30%) Bash Shell
16 21 (1.19%) Go
17 20 (1.13%) Shell Script
18 19 (1.07%) Perl
19 17 (0.96%) T-SQL
20 16 (0.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 285 (16.12%) Degree
2 103 (5.83%) Security Cleared
3 62 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 54 (3.05%) ISEB
5 52 (2.94%) PMP
6 49 (2.77%) DV Cleared
7 34 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
8 30 (1.70%) PMI Certification
9 22 (1.24%) ISTQB
10 12 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (0.62%) CISSP
12 10 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (0.51%) Master's Degree
14 8 (0.45%) MBA
15 7 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 6 (0.34%) DBS Check
17 5 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
17 5 (0.28%) CompTIA Security+
17 5 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 5 (0.28%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (11.43%) QA
2 22 (1.24%) PMO
3 19 (1.07%) GDPR
4 18 (1.02%) Data Quality
5 13 (0.74%) SEPA
6 11 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 8 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
8 4 (0.23%) ISO 20022
8 4 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.23%) PSD2
9 3 (0.17%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.17%) WCAG
10 1 (0.057%) COBIT
10 1 (0.057%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.057%) ISO 26262
10 1 (0.057%) NCSC
10 1 (0.057%) NIST
10 1 (0.057%) SLA
System Software
1 207 (11.71%) Docker
2 13 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.34%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.28%) vSphere
6 4 (0.23%) Firmware
6 4 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.17%) XenApp
8 1 (0.057%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.057%) HDFS
8 1 (0.057%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.057%) iptables
8 1 (0.057%) KVM
8 1 (0.057%) LXC
8 1 (0.057%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.057%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.057%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 125 (7.07%) Kubernetes
2 123 (6.96%) Terraform
3 122 (6.90%) Ansible
4 57 (3.22%) Puppet
5 56 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (1.47%) Grafana
7 25 (1.41%) CA Service Virtualization
8 20 (1.13%) Prometheus
9 19 (1.07%) Kibana
10 18 (1.02%) Rancher
11 15 (0.85%) Packer
12 14 (0.79%) logstash
12 14 (0.79%) Nagios
13 9 (0.51%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 7 (0.40%) SCCM
15 5 (0.28%) vCenter Server
16 4 (0.23%) HAProxy
17 3 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
17 3 (0.17%) HP ALM
18 2 (0.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 212 (11.99%) Microsoft
2 135 (7.64%) Oracle
3 71 (4.02%) Google
4 65 (3.68%) SAP
5 44 (2.49%) hybris
6 35 (1.98%) Sitecore
7 34 (1.92%) Pega
8 30 (1.70%) Atlassian
8 30 (1.70%) CA
9 28 (1.58%) Red Hat
10 27 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
11 20 (1.13%) ATG
12 19 (1.07%) MuleSoft
13 17 (0.96%) VMware
14 14 (0.79%) Cisco
15 11 (0.62%) AppDynamics
15 11 (0.62%) Remedy
15 11 (0.62%) Splunk
16 10 (0.57%) IBM
16 10 (0.57%) TOWER Software