Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Customer Requirements
England > South East
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 225 231 171
Rank change year-on-year +6 -60 +30
Permanent jobs citing Customer Requirements 401 420 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.38% 1.45% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.62% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 301 326 481
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26,117 25,930 31,570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.67% 89.46% 89.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21,547 21,384 26,347
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

Customer Requirements
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Customer Requirements as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Customer Requirements in the South East

Customer Requirements
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Customer Requirements in the South East.

Salary trend for Customer Requirements in the South East

Customer Requirements
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Customer Requirements in the South East over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Customer Requirements in the South East

Customer Requirements
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Customer Requirements within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Thames Valley -7 154 £52,500 -2.33% 37
Hampshire -22 118 £45,000 +5.88% 31
Berkshire -3 111 £60,000 - 15
East Sussex +38 79 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Surrey +14 35 £40,000 -20.00% 12
Oxfordshire -9 22 £42,500 +30.77% 12
Buckinghamshire +19 21 £45,000 -11.76% 10
West Sussex -7 11 £60,000 +20.00% 17
Middlesex +11 1 £75,000 -
Kent -8 1 £40,000 -
Customer Requirements
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Customer Requirements.

1 120 (29.93%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (29.43%) SQL
3 93 (23.19%) C#
4 89 (22.19%) Problem-Solving
5 88 (21.95%) .NET
5 88 (21.95%) Degree
6 79 (19.70%) Windows
7 77 (19.20%) Analytical Skills
8 74 (18.45%) Git (software)
9 69 (17.21%) Security Cleared
10 68 (16.96%) Computer Science
10 68 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
11 67 (16.71%) Linux
11 67 (16.71%) Microsoft
12 66 (16.46%) XSLT
13 64 (15.96%) ASP.NET
14 62 (15.46%) Test Automation
14 62 (15.46%) TDD
15 61 (15.21%) Visual Studio
16 60 (14.96%) OO
16 60 (14.96%) Integration Testing
17 57 (14.21%) WCF
17 57 (14.21%) Pair Programming
18 56 (13.97%) OOD
18 56 (13.97%) SOLID
18 56 (13.97%) ASP.NET Web API
19 55 (13.72%) Continuous Deployment
20 48 (11.97%) Software Engineering
21 46 (11.47%) SQL Server
22 45 (11.22%) Python

Customer Requirements
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 14 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (2.49%) IIS
3 8 (2.00%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.50%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.25%) Apache
5 5 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.25%) Jupyter
5 5 (1.25%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.75%) Confluence
7 3 (0.75%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.25%) SAS
9 1 (0.25%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (3.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.25%) InVision
5 1 (0.25%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 7 (1.75%) NetSuite
2 5 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.25%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (1.00%) SAP GRC
4 3 (0.75%) SAP APO
5 2 (0.50%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.50%) Maximo
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.25%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.25%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 42 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (8.98%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.49%) Office 365
4 12 (2.99%) IaaS
4 12 (2.99%) PaaS
5 11 (2.74%) SaaS
6 6 (1.50%) Azure Functions
6 6 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.50%) iPaaS
6 6 (1.50%) Serverless
7 4 (1.00%) GitHub
7 4 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.25%) G Suite
9 1 (0.25%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.23%) Network Security
2 23 (5.74%) DAB
3 21 (5.24%) Firewall
4 17 (4.24%) DNS
5 13 (3.24%) DHCP
5 13 (3.24%) LAN
6 11 (2.74%) Internet
6 11 (2.74%) VLAN
7 10 (2.49%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (2.24%) TCP/IP
8 9 (2.24%) WAN
9 8 (2.00%) Unified Communications
10 7 (1.75%) Wireless
11 6 (1.50%) Skype
12 5 (1.25%) SAN
12 5 (1.25%) WLAN
13 4 (1.00%) DWDM
13 4 (1.00%) Ethernet
13 4 (1.00%) VPLS
13 4 (1.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (11.47%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.23%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (5.49%) MySQL
4 20 (4.99%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.24%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.00%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (1.25%) Big Data
8 5 (1.25%) Data Lake
9 4 (1.00%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.00%) Neo4j
9 4 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.00%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.00%) SAP HANA
9 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.75%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 74 (18.45%) Git (software)
2 61 (15.21%) Visual Studio
3 15 (3.74%) Maven
4 8 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (1.75%) JIRA
6 6 (1.50%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.00%) eCATT
7 4 (1.00%) LSMW
7 4 (1.00%) MSI
8 3 (0.75%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.75%) InstallShield
8 3 (0.75%) Subversion
9 2 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.25%) PVCS
10 1 (0.25%) Selenium
10 1 (0.25%) Toad
10 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 45 (11.22%) Finance
2 30 (7.48%) Retail
3 29 (7.23%) Marketing
4 19 (4.74%) Manufacturing
5 15 (3.74%) Aerospace
6 12 (2.99%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.24%) Legal
8 7 (1.75%) Banking
8 7 (1.75%) Billing
8 7 (1.75%) Electronics
8 7 (1.75%) Publishing
9 6 (1.50%) Law
10 5 (1.25%) Military
11 4 (1.00%) Automotive
12 3 (0.75%) Advertising
12 3 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.50%) Local Government
14 1 (0.25%) Avionics
14 1 (0.25%) Front Office
14 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 101 (25.19%) Developer
2 75 (18.70%) Architect
3 67 (16.71%) .NET Developer
4 60 (14.96%) C# Developer
5 58 (14.46%) C# .NET Developer
6 46 (11.47%) ASP.NET Developer
7 45 (11.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 33 (8.23%) Consultant
8 33 (8.23%) Software Engineer
9 30 (7.48%) Analyst
9 30 (7.48%) Solutions Architect
10 28 (6.98%) Senior Developer
11 25 (6.23%) Agile .NET Developer
11 25 (6.23%) Agile C# Developer
11 25 (6.23%) Agile Developer
12 23 (5.74%) Senior .NET Developer
12 23 (5.74%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 23 (5.74%) Senior C# Developer
12 23 (5.74%) SQL Developer
13 19 (4.74%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (21.95%) .NET
2 66 (16.46%) XSLT
3 64 (15.96%) ASP.NET
4 57 (14.21%) WCF
5 56 (13.97%) ASP.NET Web API
6 33 (8.23%) HTML
7 25 (6.23%) CSS
7 25 (6.23%) XML
8 20 (4.99%) SOAP
9 16 (3.99%) Spring
10 15 (3.74%) REST
10 15 (3.74%) Spring Boot
10 15 (3.74%) Web Services
11 14 (3.49%) .NET Framework
11 14 (3.49%) AngularJS
12 12 (2.99%) JSON
12 12 (2.99%) WSDL
13 10 (2.49%) HTML5
14 7 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (1.75%) React
Miscellaneous
1 77 (19.20%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (16.96%) Computer Science
3 22 (5.49%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (3.74%) Data Centre
5 15 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (2.74%) Public Cloud
7 10 (2.49%) Virtual Team
8 8 (2.00%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.75%) Acoustics
9 7 (1.75%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.50%) Device Driver
10 6 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.25%) e-Learning
11 5 (1.25%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.00%) Clustering
12 4 (1.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 4 (1.00%) LIMS
12 4 (1.00%) User Experience
12 4 (1.00%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 79 (19.70%) Windows
2 67 (16.71%) Linux
3 39 (9.73%) Unix
4 22 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (5.24%) Mac OS X
6 20 (4.99%) Windows Server
6 20 (4.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (3.49%) Windows 10
8 13 (3.24%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.75%) Android
10 4 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.00%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.75%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (29.93%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (22.19%) Problem-Solving
3 68 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
4 62 (15.46%) TDD
4 62 (15.46%) Test Automation
5 60 (14.96%) Integration Testing
5 60 (14.96%) OO
6 57 (14.21%) Pair Programming
7 56 (13.97%) OOD
7 56 (13.97%) SOLID
8 55 (13.72%) Continuous Deployment
9 48 (11.97%) Software Engineering
10 41 (10.22%) Presales
11 40 (9.98%) Mathematics
12 33 (8.23%) ITIL
13 32 (7.98%) Project Management
14 31 (7.73%) Process Improvement
15 28 (6.98%) DevOps
16 27 (6.73%) Migration
17 21 (5.24%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 118 (29.43%) SQL
2 93 (23.19%) C#
3 45 (11.22%) Python
4 40 (9.98%) Java
5 39 (9.73%) C
6 37 (9.23%) C++
7 34 (8.48%) JavaScript
8 15 (3.74%) Java 8
8 15 (3.74%) VB
9 12 (2.99%) PL/SQL
10 11 (2.74%) F#
10 11 (2.74%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.24%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.50%) VBScript
13 4 (1.00%) ABAP
13 4 (1.00%) Go
13 4 (1.00%) Ruby
13 4 (1.00%) Tcl
14 3 (0.75%) Groovy
14 3 (0.75%) VC++
Qualifications
1 88 (21.95%) Degree
2 69 (17.21%) Security Cleared
3 40 (9.98%) DV Cleared
4 37 (9.23%) SC Cleared
5 27 (6.73%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (6.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (5.24%) MCSE
8 17 (4.24%) CCNP
9 14 (3.49%) Master's Degree
10 13 (3.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (2.99%) CCNA
11 12 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
12 11 (2.74%) CCDP
13 10 (2.49%) VCP5
14 6 (1.50%) CCIE
14 6 (1.50%) JNCIS
14 6 (1.50%) Numerate Degree
15 5 (1.25%) MCSA
16 4 (1.00%) JNCIP
16 4 (1.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (10.47%) QA
2 6 (1.50%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.00%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (0.50%) COBIT
4 2 (0.50%) SLA
5 1 (0.25%) GDPR
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 22 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.24%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.24%) Docker
5 8 (2.00%) Firmware
6 5 (1.25%) vSphere
7 4 (1.00%) vCloud
7 4 (1.00%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.75%) HDFS
8 3 (0.75%) NFS
9 2 (0.50%) XenApp
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (4.24%) SCCM
2 5 (1.25%) Kibana
2 5 (1.25%) logstash
2 5 (1.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (1.25%) WSUS
3 4 (1.00%) Ansible
3 4 (1.00%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.75%) SCOM
5 2 (0.50%) Nagios
6 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.25%) Puppet
6 1 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.25%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 67 (16.71%) Microsoft
2 38 (9.48%) VMware
3 23 (5.74%) Cisco
4 21 (5.24%) Oracle
5 17 (4.24%) Juniper
6 14 (3.49%) SAP
7 11 (2.74%) Brocade
7 11 (2.74%) Intel
8 10 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.75%) HP
10 5 (1.25%) BMC
10 5 (1.25%) Citrix
10 5 (1.25%) Google
11 4 (1.00%) IBM
11 4 (1.00%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.00%) Ruckus Wireless
12 3 (0.75%) 3PAR
12 3 (0.75%) Aruba
12 3 (0.75%) F5
12 3 (0.75%) Talend