Period
to 26 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Strategic Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Strategic Planning over the 6 months to 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Strategic Planning
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 642 624 729
Rank change year-on-year -18 +105 +122
Permanent jobs citing Strategic Planning 318 155 369
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.26% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 165 117 301
10th Percentile £41,362 £40,600 £38,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% +4.35%
75th Percentile £80,000 £95,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £118,000 £97,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +16.67% +4.35%

Strategic Planning 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 93,417 60,224 124,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 93.66% 92.50% 92.43%
Number of salaries quoted 64,448 49,282 99,844
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Strategic Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Strategic Planning as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Strategic Planning in England

Strategic Planning
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Strategic Planning in England.

Salary trend for Strategic Planning in England

Strategic Planning
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Strategic Planning in England over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Strategic Planning in England

Strategic Planning
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Strategic Planning within the England region over the 6 months to 26 July 2021. 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 -52 128 £75,000 -3.23% 16
East of England +24 65 £62,500 -26.47% 3
South East -39 53 £60,000 -7.69% 15
Midlands -67 32 £45,000 -28.66% 8
North of England -63 31 £52,000 -14.75% 11
West Midlands -68 19 £43,000 -42.47% 4
North West -32 16 £52,500 +12.90% 5
East Midlands -37 12 £50,000 -20.73% 4
Yorkshire -58 11 £45,540 -26.55% 5
South West -63 11 £50,000 -24.42% 6
North East -11 4 £55,000 -47.62% 1
Strategic Planning
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, IT jobs citing Strategic Planning 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 Strategic Planning.

1 120 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (28.62%) Social Skills
3 80 (25.16%) Product Management
4 78 (24.53%) Finance
5 62 (19.50%) Coaching
6 59 (18.55%) Microsoft
7 56 (17.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 55 (17.30%) Analytical Skills
9 52 (16.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 47 (14.78%) Project Management
11 46 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
12 45 (14.15%) Azure
13 43 (13.52%) Analytics
14 38 (11.95%) ITIL
14 38 (11.95%) Decision-Making
14 38 (11.95%) Product Vision
15 37 (11.64%) Marketing
16 36 (11.32%) Degree
17 33 (10.38%) Cybersecurity
17 33 (10.38%) DevOps
18 32 (10.06%) Customer Insight
18 32 (10.06%) Information Security
19 30 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
20 29 (9.12%) Life Science
20 29 (9.12%) AWS
21 27 (8.49%) SQL
21 27 (8.49%) Google
21 27 (8.49%) Microsoft 365
21 27 (8.49%) Technical Debt
22 26 (8.18%) Windows

Strategic Planning
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 19 (5.97%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.20%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.63%) Confluence
4 2 (0.63%) SAS
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.31%) CMS
5 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (2.83%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.63%) SAP Business One
1 2 (0.63%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.31%) Magento
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.31%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.31%) SAP CS
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 45 (14.15%) Azure
2 29 (9.12%) AWS
3 27 (8.49%) Microsoft 365
4 25 (7.86%) Power Platform
5 12 (3.77%) PaaS
6 11 (3.46%) SaaS
7 8 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (2.52%) Serverless
8 7 (2.20%) Datadog
9 6 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (1.89%) GCP
9 6 (1.89%) Google Workspace
9 6 (1.89%) PowerApps
10 5 (1.57%) IaaS
10 5 (1.57%) Yammer
11 4 (1.26%) Veeva
12 2 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.63%) Google Data Studio
12 2 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.31%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.29%) Firewall
2 16 (5.03%) VPN
3 8 (2.52%) DNS
3 8 (2.52%) Internet
3 8 (2.52%) SAN
4 5 (1.57%) iSCSI
5 4 (1.26%) Wireless
6 3 (0.94%) SD-WAN
7 2 (0.63%) 3G
7 2 (0.63%) 4G
7 2 (0.63%) 5G
7 2 (0.63%) Broadband
7 2 (0.63%) LAN
7 2 (0.63%) MPLS
7 2 (0.63%) WAN
7 2 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.31%) BGP
8 1 (0.31%) DHCP
8 1 (0.31%) OSPF
8 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.97%) Power BI
2 14 (4.40%) Big Data
3 12 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (3.46%) Tableau
5 10 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.94%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.94%) Metadata
6 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.94%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.63%) BigQuery
7 2 (0.63%) Bigtable
7 2 (0.63%) Cloud Spanner
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.63%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon QuickSight
8 1 (0.31%) MySQL
8 1 (0.31%) OLTP
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.31%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.94%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.94%) HP UFT
2 3 (0.94%) JIRA
2 3 (0.94%) MSI
2 3 (0.94%) Selenium
3 2 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.31%) Katalon Studio
4 1 (0.31%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.31%) TestComplete
General
1 91 (28.62%) Social Skills
2 78 (24.53%) Finance
3 55 (17.30%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (11.64%) Marketing
5 25 (7.86%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 24 (7.55%) Law
7 20 (6.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 19 (5.97%) Influencing Skills
9 18 (5.66%) Manufacturing
9 18 (5.66%) Organisational Skills
10 14 (4.40%) Presentation Skills
11 12 (3.77%) Advertising
11 12 (3.77%) Games
12 10 (3.14%) Humanities
13 8 (2.52%) Public Sector
13 8 (2.52%) Retail
14 7 (2.20%) Public Speaking
15 6 (1.89%) Telecoms
16 5 (1.57%) Digital Economy
17 4 (1.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (11.32%) Product Manager
2 29 (9.12%) Consultant
3 28 (8.81%) Senior Manager
4 27 (8.49%) Digital Product Manager
5 23 (7.23%) Product Owner
6 18 (5.66%) Senior Product Manager
7 17 (5.35%) IT Manager
8 15 (4.72%) Senior Consultant
8 15 (4.72%) SIEM Consultant
9 14 (4.40%) Splunk Consultant
10 13 (4.09%) Architect
11 12 (3.77%) Analyst
11 12 (3.77%) Data Manager
12 11 (3.46%) Designer
12 11 (3.46%) Solutions Designer
12 11 (3.46%) Team Leader
13 10 (3.14%) Data Science Manager
13 10 (3.14%) Infrastructure Manager
13 10 (3.14%) Service Owner
14 9 (2.83%) Digital Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.83%) COM
2 8 (2.52%) React
3 7 (2.20%) GraphQL
4 5 (1.57%) .NET
5 4 (1.26%) XML
6 2 (0.63%) HTML
6 2 (0.63%) NumPy
6 2 (0.63%) PyTorch
6 2 (0.63%) scikit-learn
6 2 (0.63%) SciPy
6 2 (0.63%) Shiny
6 2 (0.63%) TensorFlow
7 1 (0.31%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.31%) CSS
7 1 (0.31%) CSS3
7 1 (0.31%) Node.js
7 1 (0.31%) REST
7 1 (0.31%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.31%) Spring
7 1 (0.31%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.12%) Life Science
2 24 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 20 (6.29%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (5.35%) Cloud Native
5 14 (4.40%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (2.83%) Biotechnology
7 7 (2.20%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.20%) Reference Data
7 7 (2.20%) User Experience
8 6 (1.89%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.26%) PMI
10 4 (1.26%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.26%) Social Media
10 4 (1.26%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.94%) Handset
11 3 (0.94%) Legacy Systems
12 2 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.63%) Digital Signage
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.18%) Windows
2 10 (3.14%) Linux
3 8 (2.52%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.94%) Windows 10
4 3 (0.94%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.31%) Android
5 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.31%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.31%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (25.16%) Product Management
3 62 (19.50%) Coaching
4 56 (17.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 52 (16.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 47 (14.78%) Project Management
7 46 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
8 43 (13.52%) Analytics
9 38 (11.95%) Decision-Making
9 38 (11.95%) ITIL
9 38 (11.95%) Product Vision
10 33 (10.38%) Cybersecurity
10 33 (10.38%) DevOps
11 32 (10.06%) Customer Insight
11 32 (10.06%) Information Security
12 30 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (8.49%) Technical Debt
14 26 (8.18%) E-Commerce
15 24 (7.55%) Change Management
15 24 (7.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (8.49%) SQL
2 20 (6.29%) Java
3 17 (5.35%) PowerShell
3 17 (5.35%) Python
4 14 (4.40%) R
5 7 (2.20%) TypeScript
6 3 (0.94%) C++
6 3 (0.94%) VBScript
7 2 (0.63%) C#
7 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.63%) Scala
7 2 (0.63%) VBA
8 1 (0.31%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (11.32%) Degree
2 11 (3.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.20%) MCSE
4 6 (1.89%) SANS
5 5 (1.57%) MBA
5 5 (1.57%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.26%) ACCA
6 4 (1.26%) CIMA
6 4 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.94%) GISP
7 3 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.94%) MCDST
7 3 (0.94%) MCSA
7 3 (0.94%) MCTS
8 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.63%) HNC
8 2 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.63%) MCP
8 2 (0.63%) PhD
9 1 (0.31%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.72%) QA
2 11 (3.46%) GDPR
3 10 (3.14%) PMO
4 7 (2.20%) SLA
5 5 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.26%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.63%) GxP
8 2 (0.63%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.31%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.31%) NEBOSH
9 1 (0.31%) NIST
System Software
1 14 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.83%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.20%) Docker
5 5 (1.57%) BitLocker
5 5 (1.57%) NFS
5 5 (1.57%) XenApp
5 5 (1.57%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.26%) vSphere
7 3 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (3.14%) Terraform
2 7 (2.20%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.57%) Backup Exec
3 5 (1.57%) SCCM
4 4 (1.26%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.26%) QRadar
4 4 (1.26%) WSUS
5 3 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.94%) Sysprep
6 2 (0.63%) Ansible
7 1 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.31%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.31%) SCSM
7 1 (0.31%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 59 (18.55%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.49%) Google
3 19 (5.97%) Splunk
4 18 (5.66%) VMware
5 15 (4.72%) SAP
6 12 (3.77%) Facebook
7 10 (3.14%) Citrix
8 8 (2.52%) Informatica
9 7 (2.20%) Sophos
9 7 (2.20%) Twitter
10 6 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.57%) Cisco
11 5 (1.57%) Oracle
11 5 (1.57%) Veeam
11 5 (1.57%) YouTube
12 4 (1.26%) LogRhythm
12 4 (1.26%) McAfee
12 4 (1.26%) Meraki
13 3 (0.94%) Ivanti
13 3 (0.94%) Qualys