Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Customer Requirements
England > South East
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 209 181
Rank change year-on-year +59 -28 +19
Permanent jobs citing Customer Requirements 607 484 659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.16% 1.55% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 1.73% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 500 360 398
South East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,375 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.37% - -

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 25,618 28,025 30,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.00% 89.88% 89.43%
Number of salaries quoted 20,976 23,083 25,216
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
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 13 December 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 13 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
Thames Valley +24 180 £46,500 -2.11% 29
Berkshire +21 138 £55,000 +4.76% 18
East Sussex +49 128 £50,000 +11.11% 5
West Sussex +64 113 £60,000 +14.29% 10
Hampshire -16 107 £41,500 - 34
Surrey +51 73 £47,500 -9.52% 10
Buckinghamshire +23 24 £45,000 -4.26% 8
Oxfordshire +3 18 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Kent 0 1 £31,500 +21.15% 9
Middlesex -2 1 £75,000 -
Customer Requirements
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 215 (35.42%) Java
2 207 (34.10%) Software Engineering
3 195 (32.13%) Agile Software Development
4 133 (21.91%) TDD
5 122 (20.10%) C#
6 116 (19.11%) SQL
7 115 (18.95%) .NET
8 105 (17.30%) Analytical Skills
9 97 (15.98%) Problem-Solving
10 95 (15.65%) Degree
11 93 (15.32%) Microsoft
12 90 (14.83%) Finance
13 83 (13.67%) ASP.NET
14 79 (13.01%) Git (software)
15 74 (12.19%) XSLT
15 74 (12.19%) Windows
16 73 (12.03%) Continuous Integration
17 69 (11.37%) Visual Studio
18 68 (11.20%) Test Automation
19 67 (11.04%) Computer Science
20 65 (10.71%) Presales
21 63 (10.38%) Microservices
21 63 (10.38%) SQL Server
22 62 (10.21%) Integration Testing
23 61 (10.05%) OO
23 61 (10.05%) Microsoft Azure
24 60 (9.88%) Security Cleared
25 59 (9.72%) WCF
26 58 (9.56%) Pair Programming
26 58 (9.56%) OOD

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 16 (2.64%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (1.98%) IIS
4 8 (1.32%) WebLogic
5 6 (0.99%) Apache
5 6 (0.99%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.82%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.82%) Jupyter
6 5 (0.82%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.66%) Confluence
7 4 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.33%) SAS
10 1 (0.16%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (1.81%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.16%) OrCAD
5 1 (0.16%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 5 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.82%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.66%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.33%) Maximo
3 2 (0.33%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.33%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 61 (10.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (3.95%) SaaS
4 21 (3.46%) Office 365
5 17 (2.80%) PaaS
6 15 (2.47%) IaaS
7 6 (0.99%) Azure Functions
7 6 (0.99%) iPaaS
7 6 (0.99%) Serverless
8 5 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.49%) GitHub
9 3 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (0.49%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.33%) G Suite
11 1 (0.16%) BPaaS
11 1 (0.16%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 1 (0.16%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.44%) Firewall
2 26 (4.28%) LAN
3 19 (3.13%) DAB
4 16 (2.64%) DNS
5 15 (2.47%) WAN
6 12 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (1.98%) DHCP
7 11 (1.81%) Network Security
7 11 (1.81%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.81%) VLAN
8 8 (1.32%) Skype
8 8 (1.32%) Wireless
9 7 (1.15%) Internet
9 7 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (1.15%) Unified Communications
10 6 (0.99%) SAN
10 6 (0.99%) WLAN
11 5 (0.82%) VoIP
12 4 (0.66%) HTTP
12 4 (0.66%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (10.38%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (2.97%) MySQL
3 18 (2.97%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.32%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (0.82%) Big Data
6 5 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (0.82%) Hadoop
6 5 (0.82%) SAP HANA
6 5 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.66%) Neo4j
7 4 (0.66%) Power BI
7 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.49%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 79 (13.01%) Git (software)
2 69 (11.37%) Visual Studio
3 16 (2.64%) Maven
4 11 (1.81%) JIRA
5 7 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (0.99%) MSI
7 5 (0.82%) HP UFT
7 5 (0.82%) InstallShield
7 5 (0.82%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.49%) eCATT
8 3 (0.49%) LSMW
8 3 (0.49%) Selenium
8 3 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.33%) Protractor
9 2 (0.33%) Subversion
10 1 (0.16%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
General
1 90 (14.83%) Finance
2 41 (6.75%) Marketing
3 32 (5.27%) Retail
4 27 (4.45%) Aerospace
5 17 (2.80%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.14%) Legal
7 8 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.99%) Billing
8 6 (0.99%) Electronics
8 6 (0.99%) Law
9 5 (0.82%) Banking
10 4 (0.66%) Advertising
10 4 (0.66%) Automotive
10 4 (0.66%) Military
10 4 (0.66%) Publishing
11 1 (0.16%) Front Office
11 1 (0.16%) Games
11 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 237 (39.04%) Developer
2 115 (18.95%) Java Developer
3 88 (14.50%) Senior Developer
4 86 (14.17%) Architect
5 82 (13.51%) Agile Developer
6 79 (13.01%) Java Engineer
6 79 (13.01%) Software Engineer
7 75 (12.36%) .NET Developer
8 67 (11.04%) C# Developer
9 65 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
10 63 (10.38%) Java Software Engineer
11 58 (9.56%) Agile Java Developer
12 55 (9.06%) Java Developer - Fintech
13 54 (8.90%) ASP.NET Developer
13 54 (8.90%) Senior Java Developer
14 52 (8.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 41 (6.75%) Senior Java Engineer
16 33 (5.44%) Consultant
17 32 (5.27%) Solutions Architect
18 30 (4.94%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (18.95%) .NET
2 83 (13.67%) ASP.NET
3 74 (12.19%) XSLT
4 59 (9.72%) WCF
5 57 (9.39%) ASP.NET Web API
6 52 (8.57%) HTML
7 40 (6.59%) CSS
8 37 (6.10%) XML
9 29 (4.78%) AngularJS
10 24 (3.95%) .NET Framework
10 24 (3.95%) HTML5
11 22 (3.62%) SOAP
12 20 (3.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (3.29%) JSON
13 18 (2.97%) Spring
14 16 (2.64%) jQuery
14 16 (2.64%) REST
14 16 (2.64%) Spring Boot
15 14 (2.31%) Web Services
16 12 (1.98%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 105 (17.30%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (9.06%) Fintech
3 28 (4.61%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (3.46%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (2.47%) Data Centre
7 10 (1.65%) Public Cloud
8 9 (1.48%) Driving Licence
8 9 (1.48%) User Experience
9 8 (1.32%) e-Learning
10 7 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (0.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 6 (0.99%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.82%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.82%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.82%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.82%) Robotics
12 5 (0.82%) Verilog
13 4 (0.66%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.66%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 74 (12.19%) Windows
2 48 (7.91%) Linux
3 24 (3.95%) Windows Server
4 21 (3.46%) Windows 10
5 20 (3.29%) Windows 7
6 19 (3.13%) Unix
7 16 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (1.81%) Windows 8
9 9 (1.48%) Mac OS X
9 9 (1.48%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.66%) Android
11 3 (0.49%) AIX
11 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (34.10%) Software Engineering
2 195 (32.13%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (21.91%) TDD
4 97 (15.98%) Problem-Solving
5 73 (12.03%) Continuous Integration
6 68 (11.20%) Test Automation
7 67 (11.04%) Computer Science
8 65 (10.71%) Presales
9 63 (10.38%) Microservices
10 62 (10.21%) Integration Testing
11 61 (10.05%) OO
12 58 (9.56%) OOD
12 58 (9.56%) Pair Programming
13 57 (9.39%) Continuous Deployment
13 57 (9.39%) SOLID
14 50 (8.24%) ITIL
15 41 (6.75%) Process Improvement
16 40 (6.59%) DevOps
17 34 (5.60%) Mathematics
18 33 (5.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 215 (35.42%) Java
2 122 (20.10%) C#
3 116 (19.11%) SQL
4 46 (7.58%) JavaScript
5 36 (5.93%) C++
6 29 (4.78%) Python
7 28 (4.61%) C
8 17 (2.80%) T-SQL
9 16 (2.64%) Java 8
10 12 (1.98%) VB
11 11 (1.81%) PL/SQL
12 10 (1.65%) F#
13 9 (1.48%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.82%) Tcl
14 5 (0.82%) VBScript
15 4 (0.66%) Go
15 4 (0.66%) Ruby
16 3 (0.49%) ABAP
17 2 (0.33%) Ada
17 2 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 95 (15.65%) Degree
2 60 (9.88%) Security Cleared
3 41 (6.75%) SC Cleared
4 31 (5.11%) DV Cleared
5 24 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (3.79%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (3.46%) MCSE
8 19 (3.13%) Master's Degree
9 17 (2.80%) CCNP
10 15 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (1.65%) CCNA
11 10 (1.65%) VCP5
12 9 (1.48%) CCDP
13 8 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
14 6 (0.99%) JNCIS
14 6 (0.99%) MCSA
15 5 (0.82%) JNCIP
16 4 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.66%) JNCIA
16 4 (0.66%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (8.90%) QA
2 10 (1.65%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.82%) GDPR
4 4 (0.66%) SLA
5 3 (0.49%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.33%) COBIT
6 2 (0.33%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (0.33%) PMO
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.16%) JTAG
System Software
1 30 (4.94%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.47%) Firmware
4 13 (2.14%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.32%) Docker
6 6 (0.99%) XenApp
7 5 (0.82%) vSphere
7 5 (0.82%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.66%) XenServer
9 3 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.49%) vCloud
9 3 (0.49%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.33%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.33%) NFS
10 2 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (4.28%) SCCM
2 12 (1.98%) WSUS
3 5 (0.82%) Kibana
3 5 (0.82%) logstash
3 5 (0.82%) SCOM
3 5 (0.82%) SCOrch
3 5 (0.82%) SCSM
4 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (0.49%) Ansible
5 3 (0.49%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.33%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.33%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.33%) Nagios
6 2 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.33%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.33%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.33%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 93 (15.32%) Microsoft
2 42 (6.92%) VMware
3 21 (3.46%) Cisco
4 19 (3.13%) Juniper
5 17 (2.80%) Oracle
6 14 (2.31%) Citrix
7 13 (2.14%) SAP
8 12 (1.98%) Brocade
9 11 (1.81%) Intel
10 10 (1.65%) BMC
10 10 (1.65%) HP
10 10 (1.65%) IBM
11 7 (1.15%) Google
12 6 (0.99%) Dell
13 5 (0.82%) Ruckus Wireless
13 5 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.82%) Virgin Media
14 4 (0.66%) Palo Alto
14 4 (0.66%) SolarWinds
14 4 (0.66%) Xamarin