Period
to 27 May 2019

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 27 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Customer Requirements
England > South East
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 152 209 225
Rank change year-on-year +57 +16 -38
Permanent jobs citing Customer Requirements 552 456 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.12% 1.50% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 1.68% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 412 331 324
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £32,600 £27,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

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 23,758 27,207 25,952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.09% 89.71% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 19,082 22,538 21,394
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 27 May 2019.

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 27 May 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
Thames Valley +54 182 £44,991 -5.28% 9
Hampshire -23 127 £52,500 +31.25% 5
Berkshire +19 114 £45,000 -12.20% 1
Surrey +71 82 £55,000 +57.14% 2
East Sussex +28 70 £50,000 -1.96% 2
West Sussex +53 69 £60,000 +29.73% 4
Oxfordshire +70 40 £60,000 +26.32% 5
Buckinghamshire +18 29 £37,500 -20.21% 3
Kent +6 13 £35,000 +52.17% 2
Home Counties - 4 - -
Customer Requirements
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2019, 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.

1 175 (31.70%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (27.17%) Software Engineering
3 141 (25.54%) Microsoft
4 124 (22.46%) Java
5 102 (18.48%) Degree
6 99 (17.93%) SQL
7 94 (17.03%) C#
8 92 (16.67%) Presales
9 89 (16.12%) .NET
9 89 (16.12%) TDD
9 89 (16.12%) Microsoft Azure
10 84 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
10 84 (15.22%) Self-Motivation
11 83 (15.04%) Problem-Solving
12 72 (13.04%) Finance
13 67 (12.14%) DevOps
14 65 (11.78%) C
14 65 (11.78%) Windows
15 64 (11.59%) ASP.NET
16 63 (11.41%) SQL Server
17 61 (11.05%) Firewall
17 61 (11.05%) Amazon AWS
18 60 (10.87%) Project Management
19 59 (10.69%) Computer Science
20 57 (10.33%) Product Management
20 57 (10.33%) Security Cleared
21 52 (9.42%) Analytics
22 51 (9.24%) Visual Studio
23 50 (9.06%) Marketing
24 48 (8.70%) Data Analytics

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 29 (5.25%) Confluence
2 20 (3.62%) Skype for Business
3 18 (3.26%) SharePoint
4 17 (3.08%) IIS
5 9 (1.63%) Apache
5 9 (1.63%) Apache Pig
5 9 (1.63%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.36%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.72%) MS Visio
3 14 (2.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (1.63%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (1.45%) SAP ERP
2 8 (1.45%) SAP GRC
3 7 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.91%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.36%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 89 (16.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (11.05%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (6.16%) Office 365
4 30 (5.43%) PaaS
5 29 (5.25%) IaaS
6 27 (4.89%) SaaS
7 11 (1.99%) Power Platform
8 10 (1.81%) OneDrive
8 10 (1.81%) PowerApps
9 9 (1.63%) Azure Data Factory
9 9 (1.63%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 7 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.18%) BPaaS
13 1 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 61 (11.05%) Firewall
2 44 (7.97%) Network Security
3 37 (6.70%) LAN
4 34 (6.16%) TCP/IP
5 33 (5.98%) WAN
6 21 (3.80%) Skype
7 15 (2.72%) VPN
8 13 (2.36%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (1.99%) Internet
10 10 (1.81%) Wireless
11 6 (1.09%) Unified Communications
12 5 (0.91%) VoIP
13 4 (0.72%) DNS
13 4 (0.72%) HTTP
13 4 (0.72%) MPLS
14 3 (0.54%) DAB
14 3 (0.54%) IPsec
15 2 (0.36%) Intranet
15 2 (0.36%) SAN
15 2 (0.36%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (11.41%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.36%) Big Data
3 11 (1.99%) Power BI
4 10 (1.81%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 10 (1.81%) Data Lake
4 10 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (1.81%) NoSQL
4 10 (1.81%) Oracle Database
5 9 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (1.63%) Apache Hive
5 9 (1.63%) Azure SQL Database
5 9 (1.63%) Cosmos DB
5 9 (1.63%) Geospatial Data
5 9 (1.63%) Hadoop
5 9 (1.63%) Impala
5 9 (1.63%) MongoDB
5 9 (1.63%) Neo4j
5 9 (1.63%) SAP HANA
6 8 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 51 (9.24%) Visual Studio
2 37 (6.70%) Git (software)
3 35 (6.34%) JIRA
4 10 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.54%) Maven
6 2 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.18%) JUnit
7 1 (0.18%) Mockito
7 1 (0.18%) Subversion
General
1 72 (13.04%) Finance
2 50 (9.06%) Marketing
3 21 (3.80%) Aerospace
4 18 (3.26%) Retail
5 16 (2.90%) Billing
6 15 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.63%) Legal
8 7 (1.27%) Automotive
8 7 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.91%) Games
9 5 (0.91%) Law
10 4 (0.72%) Electronics
10 4 (0.72%) Publishing
11 2 (0.36%) Military
12 1 (0.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 156 (28.26%) Developer
2 71 (12.86%) Java Developer
2 71 (12.86%) Software Engineer
3 69 (12.50%) Consultant
4 62 (11.23%) Analyst
5 57 (10.33%) Agile Developer
6 56 (10.14%) Architect
7 50 (9.06%) Business Analyst
8 47 (8.51%) C# Developer
9 46 (8.33%) .NET Developer
9 46 (8.33%) Senior Developer
10 44 (7.97%) Java Engineer
11 41 (7.43%) Agile Java Developer
11 41 (7.43%) Java Software Engineer
12 40 (7.25%) C# .NET Developer
13 33 (5.98%) Account Manager
14 32 (5.80%) Technical Manager
15 29 (5.25%) Senior Java Developer
15 29 (5.25%) Technical Account Manager
16 28 (5.07%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (16.12%) .NET
2 64 (11.59%) ASP.NET
3 41 (7.43%) HTML
4 38 (6.88%) .NET Framework
5 35 (6.34%) ASP.NET Web API
6 33 (5.98%) XSLT
7 32 (5.80%) CSS
8 29 (5.25%) WCF
9 28 (5.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (4.71%) AngularJS
11 20 (3.62%) Web Services
12 19 (3.44%) HTML5
13 16 (2.90%) XML
14 15 (2.72%) .NET Core
15 14 (2.54%) jQuery
15 14 (2.54%) SOAP
16 11 (1.99%) Entity Framework
16 11 (1.99%) React
16 11 (1.99%) Spring
17 9 (1.63%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 84 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
1 84 (15.22%) Self-Motivation
2 33 (5.98%) Management Information System
3 32 (5.80%) Data Centre
4 30 (5.43%) Fintech
5 26 (4.71%) Device Driver
6 11 (1.99%) Driving Licence
6 11 (1.99%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.99%) Public Cloud
7 10 (1.81%) Private Cloud
8 9 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.45%) User Experience
10 6 (1.09%) e-Learning
11 5 (0.91%) Cyber Defence
11 5 (0.91%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.72%) CCTV
12 4 (0.72%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.72%) Thin Client
13 3 (0.54%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 65 (11.78%) Windows
2 43 (7.79%) Linux
3 34 (6.16%) Unix
4 28 (5.07%) Android
5 26 (4.71%) Mac OS X
6 17 (3.08%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.45%) Windows 10
8 7 (1.27%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.91%) Windows NT
10 5 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.54%) AIX
11 3 (0.54%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (31.70%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (27.17%) Software Engineering
3 92 (16.67%) Presales
4 89 (16.12%) TDD
5 83 (15.04%) Problem-Solving
6 67 (12.14%) DevOps
7 60 (10.87%) Project Management
8 59 (10.69%) Computer Science
9 57 (10.33%) Product Management
10 52 (9.42%) Analytics
11 48 (8.70%) Data Analytics
12 45 (8.15%) Technical Leadership
13 41 (7.43%) MVC
14 40 (7.25%) CRM
14 40 (7.25%) Microservices
14 40 (7.25%) Scrum
15 39 (7.07%) User Stories
16 38 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
16 38 (6.88%) Change Management
17 35 (6.34%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 124 (22.46%) Java
2 99 (17.93%) SQL
3 94 (17.03%) C#
4 65 (11.78%) C
5 40 (7.25%) JavaScript
6 33 (5.98%) C++
7 30 (5.43%) Python
8 14 (2.54%) T-SQL
9 9 (1.63%) PL/SQL
10 8 (1.45%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.72%) Delphi
12 3 (0.54%) Java 8
12 3 (0.54%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.54%) VBScript
13 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.36%) PHP
13 2 (0.36%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.36%) VB
14 1 (0.18%) Perl
14 1 (0.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 102 (18.48%) Degree
2 57 (10.33%) Security Cleared
3 32 (5.80%) DV Cleared
4 27 (4.89%) SC Cleared
5 22 (3.99%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (3.44%) CCNP
7 11 (1.99%) Master's Degree
8 9 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (1.45%) MCSE
10 5 (0.91%) CCNA
11 4 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.72%) JNCIP
12 3 (0.54%) CCDP
12 3 (0.54%) JNCIS
12 3 (0.54%) MCSA
12 3 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.36%) CCDA
13 2 (0.36%) CCIE
13 2 (0.36%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.25%) QA
2 16 (2.90%) SLA
3 14 (2.54%) PCI DSS
4 13 (2.36%) ISO 9001
4 13 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (2.17%) ISO 22301
6 11 (1.99%) GDPR
7 5 (0.91%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.72%) COSHH
8 4 (0.72%) Def Stans
9 2 (0.36%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.18%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.45%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.91%) Firmware
5 3 (0.54%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 3 (0.54%) vSphere
6 1 (0.18%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.18%) Docker
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.18%) XenApp
6 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (1.81%) Puppet
2 9 (1.63%) Terraform
3 4 (0.72%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.72%) SCCM
4 2 (0.36%) Ansible
4 2 (0.36%) WSUS
5 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.18%) Cisco CME
5 1 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.18%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.18%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.18%) SCSM
5 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.18%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (0.18%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 141 (25.54%) Microsoft
2 33 (5.98%) Cisco
3 21 (3.80%) VMware
4 18 (3.26%) SAP
5 17 (3.08%) Oracle
6 15 (2.72%) Fortinet
6 15 (2.72%) Xamarin
7 14 (2.54%) Brocade
7 14 (2.54%) Google
7 14 (2.54%) Ruckus Wireless
8 13 (2.36%) Meraki
9 12 (2.17%) Huawei
10 11 (1.99%) Juniper
11 9 (1.63%) Citrix
11 9 (1.63%) Databricks
11 9 (1.63%) IBM
12 8 (1.45%) F5
13 6 (1.09%) Qualys
13 6 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.09%) Virgin Media