Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Presales skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Presales over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Presales
England > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 130 137 122
Rank change year-on-year +7 -15 -6
Permanent jobs citing Presales 1,645 1,788 1,834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.61% 2.56% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 2.75% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,128 1,448 1,394
London median annual salary £72,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

Presales 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 58,065 65,106 64,291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.99% 93.16% 92.10%
Number of salaries quoted 46,843 52,419 54,782
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +3.45% +5.45%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,575
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Presales
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Presales in London

Presales
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Presales in London

Presales
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Presales in London over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Presales in London

Presales
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Presales within the London region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Central London -38 220 £72,500 +11.54% 75
West London -9 54 £67,500 +22.73% 33
East London +6 18 £77,500 +14.81% 10
South London -6 13 £75,000 +22.45% 6
North London +12 7 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Presales
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT jobs citing Presales 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 Presales.

1 465 (28.27%) Microsoft
2 452 (27.48%) Finance
3 404 (24.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 394 (23.95%) Agile Software Development
5 376 (22.86%) Degree
6 274 (16.66%) Amazon AWS
7 260 (15.81%) SQL
8 223 (13.56%) Analytics
9 218 (13.25%) Marketing
10 211 (12.83%) DevOps
11 207 (12.58%) Business Development
12 201 (12.22%) Mentoring
13 200 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
14 198 (12.04%) Oracle
15 197 (11.98%) Project Management
16 181 (11.00%) Windows
17 179 (10.88%) Office 365
18 174 (10.58%) Java
19 173 (10.52%) Analytical Skills
20 157 (9.54%) Active Directory
21 154 (9.36%) SaaS
22 141 (8.57%) Banking
23 140 (8.51%) Customer Requirements
24 136 (8.27%) Stakeholder Management
25 133 (8.09%) Computer Science
26 132 (8.02%) VMware
27 131 (7.96%) Python
28 129 (7.84%) SQL Server
28 129 (7.84%) Cisco
28 129 (7.84%) Retail

Presales
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 76 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 67 (4.07%) MS Exchange
3 41 (2.49%) CMS
4 36 (2.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 34 (2.07%) Confluence
6 32 (1.95%) Skype for Business
7 29 (1.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 28 (1.70%) Apache Solr
9 27 (1.64%) Apache Spark
10 23 (1.40%) IIS
11 21 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
12 17 (1.03%) Apache
13 12 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
14 11 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
15 10 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
16 9 (0.55%) Drupal
16 9 (0.55%) SAS
17 8 (0.49%) EPiServer
17 8 (0.49%) JBoss
17 8 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 48 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 30 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.49%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.061%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.061%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 67 (4.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
2 32 (1.95%) SAP Hybris
3 20 (1.22%) SDL Web 8
4 18 (1.09%) Magento
5 12 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
6 11 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.30%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.30%) Scribe Insight
9 4 (0.24%) HFM
9 4 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
9 4 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
9 4 (0.24%) Visualfiles
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
10 3 (0.18%) Primavera
10 3 (0.18%) Temenos T24
10 3 (0.18%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 404 (24.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 274 (16.66%) Amazon AWS
3 179 (10.88%) Office 365
4 154 (9.36%) SaaS
5 125 (7.60%) IaaS
6 122 (7.42%) PaaS
7 93 (5.65%) Google Cloud Platform
8 74 (4.50%) Cloud Computing
9 36 (2.19%) Dynamics 365
10 33 (2.01%) Azure Active Directory
11 29 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
12 21 (1.28%) Azure Data Factory
13 13 (0.79%) Azure Machine Learning
13 13 (0.79%) Data Lake Analytics
14 11 (0.67%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
15 10 (0.61%) npm
16 9 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
16 9 (0.55%) Amazon S3
17 8 (0.49%) Dialogflow
17 8 (0.49%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 113 (6.87%) Firewall
2 79 (4.80%) Internet
3 64 (3.89%) WAN
4 53 (3.22%) MPLS
5 52 (3.16%) HTTP
6 48 (2.92%) VPN
7 46 (2.80%) Wireless
8 45 (2.74%) LAN
9 42 (2.55%) Network Security
10 40 (2.43%) Unified Communications
11 36 (2.19%) SAN
12 34 (2.07%) WebEx
13 33 (2.01%) DNS
14 27 (1.64%) VPLS
15 26 (1.58%) Skype
16 22 (1.34%) TCP/IP
17 21 (1.28%) SSL
18 17 (1.03%) NetScaler
19 14 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
20 13 (0.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 94 (5.71%) Big Data
3 79 (4.80%) Relational Database
4 65 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
5 44 (2.67%) NoSQL
6 41 (2.49%) Hadoop
7 39 (2.37%) MongoDB
8 37 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
8 37 (2.25%) RDBMS
8 37 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 35 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 34 (2.07%) Power BI
11 33 (2.01%) MySQL
12 30 (1.82%) Amazon Aurora
12 30 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
12 30 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 29 (1.76%) Data Lake
14 25 (1.52%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 20 (1.22%) Endeca
15 20 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 83 (5.05%) Jenkins
2 64 (3.89%) JIRA
3 52 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 43 (2.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 38 (2.31%) Selenium
6 36 (2.19%) Cucumber
6 36 (2.19%) TeamCity
7 29 (1.76%) Git (software)
8 28 (1.70%) Bitbucket
8 28 (1.70%) Octopus Deploy
9 25 (1.52%) Appium
9 25 (1.52%) Calabash
9 25 (1.52%) IBM UrbanCode
9 25 (1.52%) JBehave
9 25 (1.52%) JUnit
9 25 (1.52%) Travis CI
9 25 (1.52%) WatiN
9 25 (1.52%) WATIR
10 24 (1.46%) Subversion
11 19 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 452 (27.48%) Finance
2 218 (13.25%) Marketing
3 141 (8.57%) Banking
4 129 (7.84%) Retail
5 82 (4.98%) Telecoms
6 48 (2.92%) Legal
7 37 (2.25%) Front Office
8 35 (2.13%) Financial Institution
9 32 (1.95%) Back Office
10 30 (1.82%) Manufacturing
11 26 (1.58%) German Language
12 25 (1.52%) Publishing
12 25 (1.52%) Retail Banking
13 23 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
14 19 (1.16%) Investment Banking
15 18 (1.09%) Advertising
16 14 (0.85%) French Language
17 9 (0.55%) Billing
18 8 (0.49%) Spanish Language
19 6 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 521 (31.67%) Consultant
2 459 (27.90%) Architect
3 238 (14.47%) Solutions Architect
4 167 (10.15%) Presales Consultant
5 107 (6.50%) Cloud Architect
6 94 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
7 82 (4.98%) Senior Consultant
8 60 (3.65%) Cloud Consultant
9 59 (3.59%) Analyst
10 56 (3.40%) Presales Engineer
10 56 (3.40%) Project Manager
11 54 (3.28%) Technical Architect
12 49 (2.98%) Azure Architect
12 49 (2.98%) Developer
13 44 (2.67%) Business Consultant
14 43 (2.61%) DevOps Architect
15 40 (2.43%) Business Analyst
16 39 (2.37%) AWS Architect
17 38 (2.31%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
18 36 (2.19%) Technical Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (6.26%) Web Services
2 102 (6.20%) .NET
3 99 (6.02%) HTML
4 90 (5.47%) XML
5 64 (3.89%) CSS
6 62 (3.77%) Node.js
7 43 (2.61%) Spring
8 40 (2.43%) JSON
9 38 (2.31%) REST
10 37 (2.25%) AngularJS
11 35 (2.13%) React
12 34 (2.07%) ASP.NET
12 34 (2.07%) J2EE
12 34 (2.07%) SOAP
13 28 (1.70%) Elastic Stack
14 25 (1.52%) Behat
14 25 (1.52%) Gherkin
15 17 (1.03%) RESTful
16 16 (0.97%) Kafka
17 15 (0.91%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 173 (10.52%) Analytical Skills
2 109 (6.63%) Fintech
3 97 (5.90%) Data Centre
4 72 (4.38%) Public Cloud
5 63 (3.83%) Self-Motivation
6 56 (3.40%) Hybrid Cloud
7 52 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
8 51 (3.10%) User Experience
9 50 (3.04%) Virtual Team
10 41 (2.49%) Mobile App
11 35 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
12 31 (1.88%) Hedge funds
13 26 (1.58%) Management Information System
14 25 (1.52%) IVR
14 25 (1.52%) PlayStation
15 23 (1.40%) Robotics
16 19 (1.16%) Blog
17 17 (1.03%) Reinsurance
18 16 (0.97%) Replication
19 14 (0.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 181 (11.00%) Windows
2 97 (5.90%) Linux
3 67 (4.07%) Windows Server
4 34 (2.07%) Windows 10
5 27 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (1.58%) Unix
6 26 (1.58%) Windows 8
7 25 (1.52%) Mesosphere
8 24 (1.46%) Windows 7
9 19 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
11 8 (0.49%) Android
11 8 (0.49%) Windows Phone
11 8 (0.49%) Windows Vista
11 8 (0.49%) Windows XP
12 7 (0.43%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.30%) AIX
15 3 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.12%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (23.95%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (13.56%) Analytics
3 211 (12.83%) DevOps
4 207 (12.58%) Business Development
5 201 (12.22%) Mentoring
6 200 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
7 197 (11.98%) Project Management
8 140 (8.51%) Customer Requirements
9 136 (8.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 133 (8.09%) Computer Science
11 128 (7.78%) Migration
12 122 (7.42%) Test Automation
13 120 (7.29%) Scrum
14 118 (7.17%) ITIL
15 115 (6.99%) CRM
16 111 (6.75%) Continuous Integration
17 107 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
18 104 (6.32%) Business Analysis
19 98 (5.96%) Open Source
20 97 (5.90%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 260 (15.81%) SQL
2 174 (10.58%) Java
3 131 (7.96%) Python
4 115 (6.99%) JavaScript
5 89 (5.41%) PowerShell
6 79 (4.80%) C
6 79 (4.80%) C#
7 47 (2.86%) Bash Shell
8 36 (2.19%) Perl
9 27 (1.64%) Go
10 19 (1.16%) R
11 18 (1.09%) T-SQL
12 13 (0.79%) C++
12 13 (0.79%) PL/SQL
13 11 (0.67%) PHP
13 11 (0.67%) Ruby
14 9 (0.55%) U-SQL
15 8 (0.49%) Java 8
15 8 (0.49%) Scala
16 7 (0.43%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 376 (22.86%) Degree
2 94 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 93 (5.65%) Cisco Certification
4 65 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 50 (3.04%) CCIE
6 49 (2.98%) CCNP
7 39 (2.37%) Security Cleared
8 37 (2.25%) CCNA
9 33 (2.01%) MCSE
10 30 (1.82%) MBA
10 30 (1.82%) PMI Certification
11 29 (1.76%) SC Cleared
12 26 (1.58%) PMP
13 20 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 19 (1.16%) DV Cleared
14 19 (1.16%) Master's Degree
15 17 (1.03%) TOGAF Certification
16 16 (0.97%) PhD
17 14 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
17 14 (0.85%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (5.11%) QA
2 35 (2.13%) GDPR
3 32 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 32 (1.95%) SLA
4 25 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (1.16%) PMO
6 14 (0.85%) Data Quality
7 12 (0.73%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.61%) SEPA
9 9 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
9 9 (0.55%) WCAG
10 8 (0.49%) COBIT
11 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.061%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.061%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 1 (0.061%) PSD2
12 1 (0.061%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 157 (9.54%) Active Directory
2 116 (7.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (3.53%) Docker
4 44 (2.67%) Hyper-V
5 26 (1.58%) XenApp
6 25 (1.52%) XenDesktop
7 14 (0.85%) vSphere
8 8 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (0.43%) VMware NSX
10 4 (0.24%) BitLocker
10 4 (0.24%) NFS
11 3 (0.18%) HDFS
11 3 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.12%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.12%) Varnish
13 1 (0.061%) KVM
Systems Management
1 70 (4.26%) Puppet
2 66 (4.01%) Opscode Chef
3 60 (3.65%) Ansible
3 60 (3.65%) Terraform
4 48 (2.92%) Kubernetes
5 25 (1.52%) Automic
5 25 (1.52%) Consul
5 25 (1.52%) Prometheus
5 25 (1.52%) SCCM
6 20 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
7 16 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
8 13 (0.79%) SCVMM
9 6 (0.36%) FortiGate
9 6 (0.36%) vCenter Server
10 5 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.18%) Nessus
11 3 (0.18%) SCDPM
11 3 (0.18%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.18%) SCSM
Vendors
1 465 (28.27%) Microsoft
2 198 (12.04%) Oracle
3 132 (8.02%) VMware
4 129 (7.84%) Cisco
5 86 (5.23%) Google
6 85 (5.17%) Citrix
7 82 (4.98%) SAP
8 74 (4.50%) Salesforce.com
9 57 (3.47%) NetApp
10 55 (3.34%) hybris
11 52 (3.16%) Cognizant
12 48 (2.92%) EMC
13 44 (2.67%) Adobe
14 43 (2.61%) Splunk
15 42 (2.55%) Dell
16 32 (1.95%) Juniper
17 31 (1.88%) HP
18 30 (1.82%) F5
19 29 (1.76%) Tableau
20 28 (1.70%) Palo Alto