Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Customer Requirements
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 232 193
Rank change year-on-year +12 -39 -22
Permanent jobs citing Customer Requirements 424 417 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.39% 1.39% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.58% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 309 325 559
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,600 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -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 27,063 26,334 33,475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.83% 88.01% 87.93%
Number of salaries quoted 22,385 21,786 28,163
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 21 July 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 21 July 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
Hampshire +22 162 £42,500 -5.56% 22
Thames Valley -56 161 £49,000 - 31
Berkshire -31 109 £52,500 -4.55% 19
East Sussex +7 48 £51,000 +27.50% 4
Buckinghamshire -5 34 £47,000 +10.59% 6
Surrey -4 33 £35,000 -26.32% 8
Oxfordshire -25 18 £42,500 +30.77% 6
Kent +12 16 £23,000 -23.33% 5
Middlesex +14 2 £75,000 +36.36% 1
West Sussex -5 2 £37,500 -25.00% 6
Customer Requirements
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 111 (26.18%) Security Cleared
2 101 (23.82%) SQL
2 101 (23.82%) Microsoft
3 100 (23.58%) Windows
4 94 (22.17%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (20.75%) Degree
6 86 (20.28%) Problem-Solving
7 82 (19.34%) Analytical Skills
8 78 (18.40%) Linux
9 73 (17.22%) C#
10 67 (15.80%) Computer Science
11 63 (14.86%) .NET
12 57 (13.44%) Python
13 56 (13.21%) Unix
13 56 (13.21%) C
13 56 (13.21%) DV Cleared
14 55 (12.97%) Software Engineering
15 51 (12.03%) SC Cleared
16 49 (11.56%) Git (software)
17 47 (11.08%) Test Automation
18 45 (10.61%) C++
18 45 (10.61%) Visual Studio
19 44 (10.38%) SQL Server
20 43 (10.14%) Finance
20 43 (10.14%) ASP.NET
20 43 (10.14%) OO
20 43 (10.14%) Integration Testing
20 43 (10.14%) TDD
21 42 (9.91%) ITIL
22 41 (9.67%) Network Security

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 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (1.89%) IIS
4 7 (1.65%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (1.42%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.18%) Apache
6 5 (1.18%) Smallworld
7 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.71%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.71%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.47%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.24%) JBoss
9 1 (0.24%) Jupyter
Applications
1 33 (7.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (4.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 19 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.24%) InVision
6 1 (0.24%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.24%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (1.89%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.71%) SAP QM
3 2 (0.47%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.47%) OPENHousing
3 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.47%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.24%) OPENContractor
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (4.72%) Office 365
4 13 (3.07%) SaaS
5 9 (2.12%) IaaS
6 7 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (1.42%) OneDrive
8 5 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (1.18%) PaaS
9 3 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.47%) GitHub
11 1 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.24%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.24%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 41 (9.67%) Network Security
2 18 (4.25%) Firewall
3 13 (3.07%) Internet
3 13 (3.07%) VPN
3 13 (3.07%) Wireless
4 12 (2.83%) DAB
4 12 (2.83%) LAN
4 12 (2.83%) TCP/IP
5 10 (2.36%) Ethernet
5 10 (2.36%) MPLS
5 10 (2.36%) VPLS
6 9 (2.12%) WAN
7 8 (1.89%) DHCP
7 8 (1.89%) DNS
8 7 (1.65%) VoIP
8 7 (1.65%) WebEx
9 6 (1.42%) Modbus
9 6 (1.42%) Skype
9 6 (1.42%) SNMP
9 6 (1.42%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.38%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (3.77%) MySQL
3 16 (3.77%) Relational Database
4 13 (3.07%) Big Data
5 10 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (2.36%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.65%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (1.42%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.94%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.94%) Flink
9 4 (0.94%) OLAP
9 4 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 49 (11.56%) Git (software)
2 45 (10.61%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.65%) Maven
3 7 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (1.42%) eCATT
4 6 (1.42%) LSMW
5 5 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.71%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.71%) JIRA
6 3 (0.71%) Subversion
6 3 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.47%) webpack
8 1 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.24%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.24%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.24%) MSI
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.24%) PVCS
8 1 (0.24%) Toad
General
1 43 (10.14%) Finance
2 35 (8.25%) Telecoms
3 33 (7.78%) Marketing
4 30 (7.08%) Retail
5 21 (4.95%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.36%) Billing
7 9 (2.12%) Legal
8 8 (1.89%) Publishing
9 7 (1.65%) Banking
10 6 (1.42%) Military
11 5 (1.18%) Aerospace
11 5 (1.18%) Automotive
11 5 (1.18%) Electronics
12 4 (0.94%) Local Government
13 3 (0.71%) Advertising
13 3 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.47%) Digital Economy
14 2 (0.47%) Games
14 2 (0.47%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 85 (20.05%) Developer
2 46 (10.85%) .NET Developer
3 44 (10.38%) Analyst
4 43 (10.14%) Software Engineer
5 40 (9.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 40 (9.43%) C# Developer
6 36 (8.49%) ASP.NET Developer
6 36 (8.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 36 (8.49%) Consultant
7 34 (8.02%) Architect
8 29 (6.84%) SQL Developer
9 23 (5.42%) Applications Support
10 21 (4.95%) Senior Developer
11 20 (4.72%) Business Analyst
11 20 (4.72%) Product Manager
11 20 (4.72%) Senior .NET Developer
11 20 (4.72%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 20 (4.72%) Senior C# Developer
12 19 (4.48%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
12 19 (4.48%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (14.86%) .NET
2 43 (10.14%) ASP.NET
3 38 (8.96%) XSLT
4 37 (8.73%) ASP.NET Web API
4 37 (8.73%) WCF
5 35 (8.25%) HTML
6 28 (6.60%) CSS
7 20 (4.72%) XML
8 13 (3.07%) Web Services
9 12 (2.83%) jQuery
10 10 (2.36%) AngularJS
10 10 (2.36%) XSL
11 9 (2.12%) JSON
11 9 (2.12%) Spring
12 8 (1.89%) SOAP
13 7 (1.65%) EDI
13 7 (1.65%) React
13 7 (1.65%) REST
13 7 (1.65%) Spring Boot
14 6 (1.42%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 82 (19.34%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (15.80%) Computer Science
3 36 (8.49%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (4.01%) Device Driver
4 17 (4.01%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.59%) Data Centre
6 11 (2.59%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.65%) Acoustics
8 6 (1.42%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.42%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.42%) LIMS
8 6 (1.42%) Thin Client
8 6 (1.42%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.18%) User Experience
10 4 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.94%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.71%) EMV
12 2 (0.47%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 100 (23.58%) Windows
2 78 (18.40%) Linux
3 56 (13.21%) Unix
4 35 (8.25%) Mac OS X
5 19 (4.48%) Windows 10
6 18 (4.25%) Android
7 17 (4.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (3.77%) Windows 7
9 14 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (2.59%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (22.17%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (20.28%) Problem-Solving
3 55 (12.97%) Software Engineering
4 47 (11.08%) Test Automation
5 43 (10.14%) Integration Testing
5 43 (10.14%) OO
5 43 (10.14%) TDD
6 42 (9.91%) ITIL
7 41 (9.67%) Mathematics
7 41 (9.67%) Presales
8 40 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (9.43%) Service Delivery
9 39 (9.20%) SOLID
10 38 (8.96%) Pair Programming
11 37 (8.73%) OOD
11 37 (8.73%) Service Management
12 36 (8.49%) Continuous Deployment
13 33 (7.78%) Project Management
14 30 (7.08%) DevOps
15 28 (6.60%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 101 (23.82%) SQL
2 73 (17.22%) C#
3 57 (13.44%) Python
4 56 (13.21%) C
5 45 (10.61%) C++
6 39 (9.20%) JavaScript
7 36 (8.49%) Java
8 23 (5.42%) T-SQL
9 15 (3.54%) PowerShell
10 12 (2.83%) VB
11 11 (2.59%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.65%) Java 8
12 7 (1.65%) VBScript
13 6 (1.42%) ABAP
14 4 (0.94%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.94%) Clojure
14 4 (0.94%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.94%) Scala
14 4 (0.94%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.71%) Go
Qualifications
1 111 (26.18%) Security Cleared
2 88 (20.75%) Degree
3 56 (13.21%) DV Cleared
4 51 (12.03%) SC Cleared
5 36 (8.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (7.55%) MCSE
7 28 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (4.95%) CCIE
9 15 (3.54%) CCDP
10 13 (3.07%) LPIC
10 13 (3.07%) OSCP
11 11 (2.59%) MCSA
12 9 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (1.89%) MCP
14 6 (1.42%) CCNP
15 5 (1.18%) CCNA
16 4 (0.94%) CCA
16 4 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
16 4 (0.94%) ISTQB
16 4 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.55%) QA
2 14 (3.30%) SLA
3 11 (2.59%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.65%) Government Security Classifications
5 6 (1.42%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.24%) COBIT
9 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.24%) ISO 26262
9 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.24%) PMO
System Software
1 38 (8.96%) Active Directory
2 30 (7.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.01%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.18%) Docker
5 4 (0.94%) vSphere
6 3 (0.71%) Firmware
6 3 (0.71%) HDFS
6 3 (0.71%) NFS
7 2 (0.47%) vCloud
7 2 (0.47%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (2.59%) SCCM
2 9 (2.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (1.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (1.18%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.47%) Ansible
5 2 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.24%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.24%) Kibana
6 1 (0.24%) logstash
6 1 (0.24%) Nagios
6 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 101 (23.82%) Microsoft
2 37 (8.73%) VMware
3 26 (6.13%) Oracle
4 19 (4.48%) Cisco
4 19 (4.48%) Citrix
5 15 (3.54%) Capita
6 11 (2.59%) HP
7 9 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.89%) SAP
9 5 (1.18%) Juniper
10 4 (0.94%) Brocade
10 4 (0.94%) Google
10 4 (0.94%) Imperva
11 3 (0.71%) Adobe
11 3 (0.71%) Alteryx
11 3 (0.71%) Avaya
11 3 (0.71%) Talend
12 2 (0.47%) F5
12 2 (0.47%) MapR
12 2 (0.47%) Ruckus Wireless