Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for IT Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IT Strategy over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IT/Technology Strategy
England > London
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 208 237
Rank change year-on-year -24 +29 +8
Permanent jobs citing IT Strategy 1,041 1,304 1,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.58% 1.77% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.90% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 725 824 853
London median annual salary £75,000 £72,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -0.69% -
10th Percentile £47,100 £46,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £112,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

IT Strategy 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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 60,731 68,614 68,375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.03% 93.31% 92.20%
Number of salaries quoted 49,021 53,501 58,583
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

IT Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing IT Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for IT Strategy in London

IT Strategy
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Strategy in London.

Salary trend for IT Strategy in London

IT Strategy
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Strategy in London over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Strategy in London

IT Strategy
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Strategy within the London region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. 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
Central London -66 135 £72,500 +11.54% 25
West London +29 66 £75,000 +25.00% 22
South London +11 43 £65,000 -13.33% 5
East London +3 14 £55,000 -26.67% 4
North London +18 5 £92,500 +94.74% 2
IT Strategy
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT jobs citing IT Strategy 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 London region with a requirement for IT Strategy.

1 401 (38.52%) Finance
2 304 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
3 203 (19.50%) Project Management
3 203 (19.50%) Microsoft
4 166 (15.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 155 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
6 151 (14.51%) Amazon AWS
7 150 (14.41%) Retail
8 138 (13.26%) DevOps
9 137 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
10 132 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
11 129 (12.39%) Enterprise Architecture
12 122 (11.72%) Degree
12 122 (11.72%) Banking
13 119 (11.43%) Windows
14 107 (10.28%) Data Centre
15 106 (10.18%) Java
16 104 (9.99%) Marketing
17 102 (9.80%) Active Directory
18 99 (9.51%) Python
18 99 (9.51%) Office 365
19 98 (9.41%) ITIL
20 97 (9.32%) Service Management
21 93 (8.93%) Microservices
22 92 (8.84%) SQL
23 91 (8.74%) Scrum
24 85 (8.17%) Service Delivery
25 83 (7.97%) Firewall
26 80 (7.68%) Continuous Integration
27 76 (7.30%) Docker

IT Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 31 (2.98%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.31%) MS Exchange
3 15 (1.44%) Skype for Business
4 13 (1.25%) Confluence
5 12 (1.15%) IIS
6 9 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (0.86%) WordPress
7 8 (0.77%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.67%) SAS
9 6 (0.58%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.58%) Documentum
10 5 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
11 4 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.38%) CMS
11 4 (0.38%) nginx
12 3 (0.29%) Apache
12 3 (0.29%) JBoss
12 3 (0.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.29%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 44 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.44%) Microsoft Project
4 14 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (1.25%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.58%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.29%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.096%) Maya
8 1 (0.096%) Revit
Business Applications
1 24 (2.31%) Magento
2 16 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.38%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.19%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.19%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.096%) Bloomberg AIM
6 1 (0.096%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (0.096%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.096%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.096%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.096%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.096%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.096%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.096%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 155 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 151 (14.51%) Amazon AWS
3 99 (9.51%) Office 365
4 34 (3.27%) SaaS
5 32 (3.07%) Serverless
6 30 (2.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 30 (2.88%) Google Cloud Platform
7 28 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (2.31%) AWS Lambda
9 23 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (2.02%) PaaS
11 20 (1.92%) GitHub
12 19 (1.83%) IaaS
13 17 (1.63%) Amazon S3
14 11 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 10 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
15 10 (0.96%) Amazon Kinesis
15 10 (0.96%) G Suite
16 9 (0.86%) Cloudflare
16 9 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 83 (7.97%) Firewall
2 40 (3.84%) LAN
3 34 (3.27%) Network Security
4 33 (3.17%) Unified Communications
4 33 (3.17%) WAN
5 28 (2.69%) DNS
6 26 (2.50%) VPN
7 22 (2.11%) Internet
8 20 (1.92%) DHCP
9 19 (1.83%) TCP/IP
10 18 (1.73%) Skype
11 15 (1.44%) VoIP
12 14 (1.34%) Cisco IOS
12 14 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (1.15%) SAN
13 12 (1.15%) VLAN
14 11 (1.06%) Wireless
15 8 (0.77%) MPLS
16 7 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
17 6 (0.58%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 47 (4.51%) NoSQL
3 40 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
4 35 (3.36%) Relational Database
5 32 (3.07%) Big Data
6 30 (2.88%) Hadoop
7 19 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
8 16 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (1.34%) MySQL
11 11 (1.06%) Power BI
11 11 (1.06%) RDBMS
12 10 (0.96%) InterSystems Cache
12 10 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
13 9 (0.86%) QlikView
13 9 (0.86%) Redis
14 8 (0.77%) Blockchain
14 8 (0.77%) Data Lake
14 8 (0.77%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 51 (4.90%) Jenkins
2 33 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 24 (2.31%) JIRA
4 22 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 20 (1.92%) Vagrant
6 19 (1.83%) Visual Studio
7 16 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (1.44%) Hudson
8 15 (1.44%) Subversion
9 13 (1.25%) TeamCity
10 12 (1.15%) Maven
11 10 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.58%) GitLab
12 6 (0.58%) Gradle
12 6 (0.58%) InstallShield
12 6 (0.58%) VersionOne
13 5 (0.48%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.48%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.38%) JUnit
14 4 (0.38%) Selenium
General
1 401 (38.52%) Finance
2 150 (14.41%) Retail
3 122 (11.72%) Banking
4 104 (9.99%) Marketing
5 67 (6.44%) Telecoms
6 60 (5.76%) Back Office
7 33 (3.17%) Financial Institution
8 20 (1.92%) Legal
9 18 (1.73%) Advertising
9 18 (1.73%) Investment Banking
10 17 (1.63%) Billing
10 17 (1.63%) Manufacturing
11 14 (1.34%) Front Office
12 13 (1.25%) Law
13 8 (0.77%) Electronics
14 7 (0.67%) Online Betting
14 7 (0.67%) Private Banking
15 6 (0.58%) Games
15 6 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 245 (23.54%) Architect
2 94 (9.03%) Analyst
3 85 (8.17%) Solutions Architect
4 79 (7.59%) Consultant
5 73 (7.01%) Business Analyst
5 73 (7.01%) IT Manager
6 59 (5.67%) Developer
7 51 (4.90%) Enterprise Architect
8 48 (4.61%) IT Consultant
9 36 (3.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 34 (3.27%) Head of IT
11 32 (3.07%) DevOps Engineer
12 30 (2.88%) Cloud Architect
13 27 (2.59%) Infrastructure Manager
14 26 (2.50%) IT Engineer
14 26 (2.50%) Service Manager
15 24 (2.31%) Senior Developer
16 23 (2.21%) Digital Architect
16 23 (2.21%) Strategy Consultant
17 21 (2.02%) IT Strategy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (7.01%) .NET
2 50 (4.80%) HTML
3 49 (4.71%) Web Services
4 48 (4.61%) Middleware
5 34 (3.27%) CSS
6 27 (2.59%) Node.js
7 23 (2.21%) XML
8 20 (1.92%) ASP.NET
8 20 (1.92%) JSON
8 20 (1.92%) REST
9 19 (1.83%) RESTful
10 18 (1.73%) Elastic Stack
11 17 (1.63%) React
11 17 (1.63%) Spring
12 16 (1.54%) jQuery
13 15 (1.44%) AngularJS
14 13 (1.25%) .NET Core
14 13 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (1.25%) HTML5
14 13 (1.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 132 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (10.28%) Data Centre
3 62 (5.96%) Management Information System
4 60 (5.76%) User Experience
5 35 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
6 27 (2.59%) Fintech
6 27 (2.59%) NHS
7 24 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (2.02%) Hybrid Cloud
9 20 (1.92%) Public Cloud
10 19 (1.83%) PMI
11 17 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 17 (1.63%) FMCG
12 16 (1.54%) Reinsurance
13 15 (1.44%) SWIFT
14 14 (1.34%) Replication
15 13 (1.25%) Virtual Team
16 12 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
17 8 (0.77%) Derivative
17 8 (0.77%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 119 (11.43%) Windows
2 57 (5.48%) Windows Server
3 49 (4.71%) Windows 10
4 48 (4.61%) Linux
5 22 (2.11%) Unix
6 16 (1.54%) Android
7 15 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (1.34%) Windows 7
9 12 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.96%) VMS
11 8 (0.77%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.77%) CentOS
12 7 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.38%) Solaris
15 3 (0.29%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.29%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X Server
17 1 (0.096%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.096%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (19.50%) Project Management
3 166 (15.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 138 (13.26%) DevOps
5 137 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
6 129 (12.39%) Enterprise Architecture
7 98 (9.41%) ITIL
8 97 (9.32%) Service Management
9 93 (8.93%) Microservices
10 91 (8.74%) Scrum
11 85 (8.17%) Service Delivery
12 80 (7.68%) Continuous Integration
13 75 (7.20%) Business Analysis
14 72 (6.92%) Change Management
14 72 (6.92%) Decision-Making
15 69 (6.63%) E-Commerce
16 68 (6.53%) TOGAF
17 65 (6.24%) Analytics
18 64 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
18 64 (6.15%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 106 (10.18%) Java
2 99 (9.51%) Python
3 92 (8.84%) SQL
4 74 (7.11%) JavaScript
5 69 (6.63%) C#
6 36 (3.46%) PowerShell
7 33 (3.17%) Ruby
8 26 (2.50%) Go
9 15 (1.44%) C++
9 15 (1.44%) T-SQL
10 14 (1.34%) C
11 13 (1.25%) R
12 10 (0.96%) VB
13 8 (0.77%) Groovy
14 6 (0.58%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.58%) MATLAB
14 6 (0.58%) PHP
14 6 (0.58%) Scala
15 5 (0.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 5 (0.48%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 122 (11.72%) Degree
2 26 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (2.31%) AWS Certification
4 23 (2.21%) Security Cleared
5 19 (1.83%) PMI Certification
6 17 (1.63%) MBA
6 17 (1.63%) SC Cleared
7 16 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (1.44%) TOGAF Certification
9 12 (1.15%) CCNP
10 9 (0.86%) RHCE
10 9 (0.86%) RHCSA
11 8 (0.77%) CCNA
11 8 (0.77%) CISSP
11 8 (0.77%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.58%) Master's Degree
13 5 (0.48%) APMG
13 5 (0.48%) APMP
13 5 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.29%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (5.76%) PMO
2 44 (4.23%) QA
3 31 (2.98%) SLA
4 18 (1.73%) GDPR
5 16 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (1.34%) SEPA
7 13 (1.25%) PCI DSS
8 11 (1.06%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.77%) COBIT
10 6 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.38%) JSP 440
12 3 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 3 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.19%) ISO 20022
13 2 (0.19%) ISO 22301
13 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.096%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 102 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 76 (7.30%) Docker
3 58 (5.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (2.88%) Hyper-V
5 15 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.96%) XenApp
8 9 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
9 8 (0.77%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.38%) vSphere
12 2 (0.19%) HDFS
12 2 (0.19%) Squid
13 1 (0.096%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.096%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 63 (6.05%) Terraform
2 57 (5.48%) Ansible
2 57 (5.48%) Kubernetes
3 34 (3.27%) Puppet
4 26 (2.50%) Grafana
5 24 (2.31%) Graphite
6 23 (2.21%) SCCM
7 22 (2.11%) Packer
8 21 (2.02%) Consul
9 20 (1.92%) Salt
10 19 (1.83%) Nagios
11 17 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
12 15 (1.44%) Docker Swarm
12 15 (1.44%) Opsview
12 15 (1.44%) ZABBIX
13 11 (1.06%) Prometheus
14 9 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
15 8 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
16 6 (0.58%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 6 (0.58%) rkt
Vendors
1 203 (19.50%) Microsoft
2 71 (6.82%) VMware
3 46 (4.42%) Google
4 44 (4.23%) Cisco
5 41 (3.94%) Citrix
6 40 (3.84%) Salesforce.com
7 26 (2.50%) Oracle
8 24 (2.31%) Demandware
8 24 (2.31%) SAP
9 14 (1.34%) Adobe
10 13 (1.25%) Red Hat
11 12 (1.15%) Avaya
11 12 (1.15%) Informatica
12 11 (1.06%) Ivanti
12 11 (1.06%) Meraki
13 10 (0.96%) Atlassian
13 10 (0.96%) WorldPay
14 8 (0.77%) NetApp
14 8 (0.77%) Sage
15 7 (0.67%) Dell