Period
to 7 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Customer Requirements skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Customer Requirements over the 6 months to 7 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Customer Requirements
England > Midlands
6 months to
7 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 177 143 159
Rank change year-on-year -34 +16 -17
Permanent jobs citing Customer Requirements 171 82 204
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.60% 1.71% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.85% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 130 55 163
10th Percentile £30,000 £33,100 £28,750
25th Percentile £31,250 £36,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% -5.26% +7.95%
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £68,000 £61,400 £68,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +2.94%

Customer Requirements 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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,040 4,444 10,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 93.67% 92.68% 92.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7,332 3,628 8,597
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
75th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £70,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

Customer Requirements
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Customer Requirements as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Customer Requirements in the Midlands

Customer Requirements
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Customer Requirements in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Customer Requirements in the Midlands

Customer Requirements
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Customer Requirements in the Midlands over the 6 months to 7 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Customer Requirements in the Midlands

Customer Requirements
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Customer Requirements within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 7 December 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
West Midlands -30 118 £42,500 -5.56% 36
East Midlands -42 50 £47,500 +16.56% 18
Customer Requirements
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2021, IT jobs citing Customer Requirements 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Customer Requirements.

1 63 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 62 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (26.90%) Project Management
4 43 (25.15%) Social Skills
5 41 (23.98%) C#
6 36 (21.05%) SQL Server
6 36 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
7 34 (19.88%) Microsoft Excel
8 33 (19.30%) JavaScript
9 30 (17.54%) SQL
9 30 (17.54%) Degree
9 30 (17.54%) QA
10 29 (16.96%) Scrum
10 29 (16.96%) SaaS
11 27 (15.79%) Software Engineering
12 25 (14.62%) TypeScript
13 24 (14.04%) Waterfall
13 24 (14.04%) .NET
14 23 (13.45%) Management Information System
15 22 (12.87%) VBA
15 22 (12.87%) Logistics
15 22 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (11.70%) Power Platform
16 20 (11.70%) Full Stack Development
16 20 (11.70%) Oracle
16 20 (11.70%) Finance
17 19 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
17 19 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
17 19 (11.11%) Manufacturing
18 18 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services

Customer Requirements
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 16 (9.36%) WebLogic
2 11 (6.43%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.51%) CMS
3 6 (3.51%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.75%) IIS
5 2 (1.17%) Confluence
6 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.58%) MTS
Applications
1 34 (19.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (4.09%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (3.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.75%) Simulink
6 2 (1.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.51%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (2.34%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.34%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.75%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.75%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.75%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.75%) SAP MM
3 3 (1.75%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.58%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.58%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (0.58%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 29 (16.96%) SaaS
2 20 (11.70%) Power Platform
3 18 (10.53%) Azure
4 16 (9.36%) AWS
5 8 (4.68%) Microsoft 365
6 7 (4.09%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (2.34%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (2.34%) Google Play
8 3 (1.75%) GCP
8 3 (1.75%) IaaS
8 3 (1.75%) PaaS
9 2 (1.17%) Amazon Cognito
9 2 (1.17%) Amazon SageMaker
9 2 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.17%) Firebase
9 2 (1.17%) Serverless
10 1 (0.58%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.02%) Intranet
2 7 (4.09%) DHCP
2 7 (4.09%) DNS
3 5 (2.92%) Wireless
4 4 (2.34%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.34%) VLAN
4 4 (2.34%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.17%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.17%) MQTT
6 1 (0.58%) BGP
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.58%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.58%) LAN
6 1 (0.58%) MPLS
6 1 (0.58%) OSPF
6 1 (0.58%) SMS
6 1 (0.58%) WAN
6 1 (0.58%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.53%) Power BI
2 18 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (9.36%) SQL Server 2019
3 16 (9.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (8.77%) Oracle Database
5 14 (8.19%) Oracle Database 10g
5 14 (8.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (8.19%) Oracle Database 12c
5 14 (8.19%) RDBMS
5 14 (8.19%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.68%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.34%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (2.34%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (2.34%) Data Lake
7 4 (2.34%) Oracle OWB
7 4 (2.34%) Tableau
8 2 (1.17%) Amazon Athena
8 2 (1.17%) Big Data
9 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (5.26%) JIRA
2 6 (3.51%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.92%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.92%) JUnit
3 5 (2.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.17%) Android Studio
4 2 (1.17%) Selenium
4 2 (1.17%) Subversion
4 2 (1.17%) Toad
5 1 (0.58%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.58%) Postman
5 1 (0.58%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (25.15%) Social Skills
2 22 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (11.70%) Finance
4 19 (11.11%) Manufacturing
5 14 (8.19%) Marketing
6 10 (5.85%) Public Sector
7 8 (4.68%) Presentation Skills
8 7 (4.09%) Automotive
9 6 (3.51%) Documentation Skills
10 5 (2.92%) Electronics
10 5 (2.92%) Games
10 5 (2.92%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 5 (2.92%) Organisational Skills
10 5 (2.92%) Retail
11 4 (2.34%) Law
12 3 (1.75%) Aerospace
12 3 (1.75%) Billing
12 3 (1.75%) General Ledger
12 3 (1.75%) Influencing Skills
13 1 (0.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (28.07%) Analyst
2 45 (26.32%) Developer
3 20 (11.70%) Consultant
4 16 (9.36%) Junior
4 16 (9.36%) Junior Developer
5 15 (8.77%) Full Stack Developer
6 14 (8.19%) C# Developer
6 14 (8.19%) Junior C# Developer
6 14 (8.19%) Oracle Developer
7 12 (7.02%) Data Analyst
8 11 (6.43%) Architect
9 10 (5.85%) Business Analyst
9 10 (5.85%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (4.09%) AWS Architect
10 7 (4.09%) AWS Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.92%) Implementation Consultant
11 5 (2.92%) Java Developer
11 5 (2.92%) Lead Developer
11 5 (2.92%) Principal Consultant
11 5 (2.92%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.04%) .NET
2 17 (9.94%) Node.js
3 16 (9.36%) HTML
4 15 (8.77%) AngularJS
5 14 (8.19%) CSS
5 14 (8.19%) CSS3
5 14 (8.19%) HTML5
5 14 (8.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (4.09%) React
7 6 (3.51%) .NET Framework
7 6 (3.51%) Spring
8 5 (2.92%) XML
9 3 (1.75%) JSON
10 2 (1.17%) Android SDK
10 2 (1.17%) EDI
10 2 (1.17%) JDBC
10 2 (1.17%) ODBC
10 2 (1.17%) RESTful
10 2 (1.17%) XMPP
11 1 (0.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.45%) Management Information System
2 15 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.92%) Driving Licence
4 5 (2.92%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.92%) User Experience
5 3 (1.75%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.17%) CCTV
6 2 (1.17%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.17%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.17%) Housing Association
6 2 (1.17%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.58%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.58%) Life Science
7 1 (0.58%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.36%) Linux
2 15 (8.77%) Windows
3 7 (4.09%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.34%) Android
4 4 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.34%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (1.17%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (26.90%) Project Management
3 36 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (16.96%) Scrum
5 27 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 24 (14.04%) Waterfall
7 22 (12.87%) Logistics
8 20 (11.70%) Full Stack Development
9 19 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (10.53%) DevOps
11 17 (9.94%) Business Analysis
11 17 (9.94%) Presales
12 16 (9.36%) Project Delivery
13 15 (8.77%) Systems Analysis
14 14 (8.19%) Acceptance Criteria
14 14 (8.19%) Data Privacy
14 14 (8.19%) Document Management
14 14 (8.19%) Information Architecture
14 14 (8.19%) Records Management
14 14 (8.19%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (23.98%) C#
2 33 (19.30%) JavaScript
3 30 (17.54%) SQL
4 25 (14.62%) TypeScript
5 22 (12.87%) VBA
6 17 (9.94%) VB.NET
7 16 (9.36%) T-SQL
8 14 (8.19%) PL/SQL
9 9 (5.26%) Java
10 5 (2.92%) C++
11 4 (2.34%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.34%) Python
12 3 (1.75%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.17%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.17%) C
13 2 (1.17%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.58%) COBOL
14 1 (0.58%) VC++
Qualifications
1 30 (17.54%) Degree
2 6 (3.51%) ISEB
2 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (3.51%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.17%) CCNP
4 2 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.17%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.58%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (0.58%) CCIE
5 1 (0.58%) CCNA
5 1 (0.58%) CCSP
5 1 (0.58%) CEH
5 1 (0.58%) CISM
5 1 (0.58%) ISSAP
5 1 (0.58%) JNCIS
5 1 (0.58%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (17.54%) QA
2 14 (8.19%) Accessibility
3 10 (5.85%) PMO
4 9 (5.26%) SLA
5 3 (1.75%) DO-254
5 3 (1.75%) IEC 61508
5 3 (1.75%) ISO 26262
6 2 (1.17%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.17%) JTAG
7 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.58%) NCSC
System Software
1 9 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.34%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.75%) Firmware
4 2 (1.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.17%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.58%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 63 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.70%) Oracle
3 10 (5.85%) SAP
4 7 (4.09%) Adobe
5 6 (3.51%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.34%) ConnectWise
6 4 (2.34%) Google
6 4 (2.34%) VMware
7 3 (1.75%) Genesys
7 3 (1.75%) Sage
7 3 (1.75%) Verint
8 2 (1.17%) Apple
8 2 (1.17%) Cisco
8 2 (1.17%) webMethods
9 1 (0.58%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.58%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.58%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.58%) Remedy
9 1 (0.58%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.58%) SolarWinds