Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Customer Requirements
England > South East
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 183 201
Rank change year-on-year -20 +18 -59
Permanent jobs citing Customer Requirements 485 628 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.56% 1.87% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 2.14% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 361 376 537
South East median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 27153 29391 36806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.42% 87.47% 87.23%
Number of salaries quoted 22305 24349 30670
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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 -66 164 £47,500 -13.64% 10
Hampshire -10 150 £40,500 -10.00% 10
Berkshire -61 110 £52,500 -12.50% 4
Surrey -8 57 £52,000 +15.56% 2
East Sussex -4 51 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Kent +39 31 £26,000 -20.00% 3
Oxfordshire -8 30 £41,250 +13.01% 3
West Sussex +17 25 £52,500 +22.09%
Buckinghamshire 0 24 £46,000 +15.00% 3
Isle of Wight 0 4 £24,000 -18.64%
Middlesex +11 3 - -
Customer Requirements
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT jobs citing Customer Requirements also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Customer Requirements.

1 125 (25.77%) Microsoft
2 116 (23.92%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (21.65%) Analytical Skills
4 103 (21.24%) Degree
5 89 (18.35%) C#
6 88 (18.14%) SQL
7 83 (17.11%) .NET
8 80 (16.49%) Presales
9 75 (15.46%) QA
10 74 (15.26%) ITIL
11 70 (14.43%) Windows
11 70 (14.43%) Integration Testing
12 66 (13.61%) Finance
13 59 (12.16%) Visual Studio
14 57 (11.75%) Git (software)
15 56 (11.55%) Continuous Improvement
15 56 (11.55%) JavaScript
16 55 (11.34%) SAP
16 55 (11.34%) ASP.NET
16 55 (11.34%) OO
16 55 (11.34%) Test Automation
17 54 (11.13%) Project Management
17 54 (11.13%) Continuous Integration
18 52 (10.72%) Security Cleared
19 49 (10.10%) TDD
20 47 (9.69%) Retail
20 47 (9.69%) SOLID
21 45 (9.28%) Continuous Deployment
21 45 (9.28%) Pair Programming
21 45 (9.28%) WCF

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 24 (4.95%) SharePoint
2 21 (4.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 14 (2.89%) MS Exchange
4 13 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.03%) CMS
7 4 (0.82%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.82%) IIS
8 3 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.62%) JBoss
8 3 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.62%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.41%) nginx
9 2 (0.41%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 36 (7.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (4.74%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.62%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.62%) Simulink
5 1 (0.21%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.21%) Maya
Business Applications
1 11 (2.27%) SAP S/4HANA
2 10 (2.06%) Oracle ERP
3 9 (1.86%) SAP EWM
4 8 (1.65%) Magento
5 7 (1.44%) SAP CO
5 7 (1.44%) SAP FI
5 7 (1.44%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.82%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.82%) SAP WM
7 2 (0.41%) Bond Adapt
7 2 (0.41%) Primavera
8 1 (0.21%) Maximo
8 1 (0.21%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.21%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (4.74%) SaaS
3 16 (3.30%) Office 365
4 9 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.65%) IaaS
5 8 (1.65%) npm
6 3 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.21%) PaaS
7 1 (0.21%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.95%) LAN
2 23 (4.74%) WAN
3 21 (4.33%) Firewall
4 20 (4.12%) Internet
5 19 (3.92%) Wireless
6 9 (1.86%) BGP
6 9 (1.86%) OSPF
7 8 (1.65%) Intranet
7 8 (1.65%) PPP
7 8 (1.65%) VPN
7 8 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (1.24%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.03%) Ethernet
9 5 (1.03%) IPsec
9 5 (1.03%) WLAN
10 4 (0.82%) MPLS
11 3 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.62%) IGMP
11 3 (0.62%) Multicast
11 3 (0.62%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.24%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.03%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.82%) DB2
5 4 (0.82%) MySQL
5 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.62%) Big Data
6 3 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.62%) MS Access
6 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.41%) Infinispan
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.41%) Redis
7 2 (0.41%) Spatial Data
7 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 59 (12.16%) Visual Studio
2 57 (11.75%) Git (software)
3 24 (4.95%) LSMW
4 20 (4.12%) eCATT
5 11 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (2.06%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.65%) gulp
7 8 (1.65%) SpecFlow
8 6 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.03%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.62%) Hudson
11 3 (0.62%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.62%) LabVIEW
11 3 (0.62%) Subversion
11 3 (0.62%) Travis CI
11 3 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.41%) JIRA
12 2 (0.41%) Moq
12 2 (0.41%) NUnit
General
1 66 (13.61%) Finance
2 47 (9.69%) Retail
3 34 (7.01%) Manufacturing
4 27 (5.57%) Marketing
5 26 (5.36%) Telecoms
6 24 (4.95%) Publishing
7 17 (3.51%) Billing
8 14 (2.89%) Legal
9 11 (2.27%) Banking
10 9 (1.86%) Aerospace
10 9 (1.86%) Electronics
11 7 (1.44%) General Ledger
11 7 (1.44%) Military
12 3 (0.62%) Local Government
13 2 (0.41%) Back Office
13 2 (0.41%) Games
14 1 (0.21%) Automotive
14 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 104 (21.44%) Developer
2 94 (19.38%) Consultant
3 60 (12.37%) Analyst
4 53 (10.93%) .NET Developer
5 48 (9.90%) C# Developer
6 47 (9.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 33 (6.80%) ASP.NET Developer
7 33 (6.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 32 (6.60%) Business Analyst
9 28 (5.77%) SAP Consultant
10 25 (5.15%) Senior Developer
11 22 (4.54%) Architect
12 20 (4.12%) Agile .NET Developer
12 20 (4.12%) Agile C# Developer
12 20 (4.12%) Agile Developer
13 19 (3.92%) Senior .NET Developer
13 19 (3.92%) SQL Developer
14 18 (3.71%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 18 (3.71%) Senior C# Developer
14 18 (3.71%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (17.11%) .NET
2 55 (11.34%) ASP.NET
3 45 (9.28%) WCF
3 45 (9.28%) XSLT
4 44 (9.07%) ASP.NET Web API
5 32 (6.60%) CSS
6 28 (5.77%) HTML
7 26 (5.36%) jQuery
8 20 (4.12%) EDI
8 20 (4.12%) IDoc
9 18 (3.71%) AngularJS
10 14 (2.89%) HTML5
11 11 (2.27%) Middleware
11 11 (2.27%) Web Services
12 10 (2.06%) KnockoutJS
13 9 (1.86%) CSS3
14 8 (1.65%) Gherkin
14 8 (1.65%) LESS
14 8 (1.65%) REST
14 8 (1.65%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 105 (21.65%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (8.25%) Computer Science
3 18 (3.71%) NHS
4 16 (3.30%) LIMS
5 14 (2.89%) User Experience
6 13 (2.68%) Fat Client
6 13 (2.68%) PMI
6 13 (2.68%) Thin Client
7 10 (2.06%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.06%) Public Cloud
8 8 (1.65%) CMDB
8 8 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.65%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.44%) Robotics
9 7 (1.44%) Tandem
10 6 (1.24%) Derivative
10 6 (1.24%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.03%) Internet of Things
12 4 (0.82%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.62%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 70 (14.43%) Windows
2 30 (6.19%) Linux
3 21 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (4.12%) Unix
5 19 (3.92%) Windows Server
6 18 (3.71%) Windows 10
6 18 (3.71%) Windows 7
7 15 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.24%) CentOS
9 6 (1.24%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (1.03%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.82%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.82%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.62%) Android
13 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.21%) Solaris
14 1 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (23.92%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (16.49%) Presales
3 74 (15.26%) ITIL
4 70 (14.43%) Integration Testing
5 56 (11.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 55 (11.34%) OO
6 55 (11.34%) Test Automation
7 54 (11.13%) Continuous Integration
7 54 (11.13%) Project Management
8 49 (10.10%) TDD
9 47 (9.69%) SOLID
10 45 (9.28%) Continuous Deployment
10 45 (9.28%) OOD
10 45 (9.28%) Pair Programming
11 44 (9.07%) Migration
12 39 (8.04%) PRINCE2
13 37 (7.63%) Service Management
14 35 (7.22%) Service Delivery
15 32 (6.60%) Time Management
16 29 (5.98%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 89 (18.35%) C#
2 88 (18.14%) SQL
3 56 (11.55%) JavaScript
4 44 (9.07%) Java
5 31 (6.39%) ABAP
6 24 (4.95%) Python
7 23 (4.74%) C++
8 22 (4.54%) C
9 14 (2.89%) VB
10 11 (2.27%) VB.NET
11 10 (2.06%) F#
11 10 (2.06%) PowerShell
11 10 (2.06%) TypeScript
12 9 (1.86%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.65%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.24%) Perl
14 6 (1.24%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.82%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.41%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.41%) VC++
Qualifications
1 103 (21.24%) Degree
2 52 (10.72%) Security Cleared
3 32 (6.60%) SC Cleared
4 25 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (4.33%) DV Cleared
6 14 (2.89%) MCSE
7 13 (2.68%) PMI Certification
8 10 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (2.06%) MCSA
8 10 (2.06%) Server+ Certification
9 9 (1.86%) ISTQB
10 8 (1.65%) MCSD
11 7 (1.44%) RHCE
12 6 (1.24%) CCIE
12 6 (1.24%) CCNP
12 6 (1.24%) RHCSA
13 4 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.82%) Master's Degree
14 3 (0.62%) CREST Certified
14 3 (0.62%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (15.46%) QA
2 22 (4.54%) SLA
3 10 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.44%) COBIT
5 4 (0.82%) PMO
6 3 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.62%) GAMP
6 3 (0.62%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.41%) GDPR
8 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 36 (7.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (5.15%) Active Directory
3 17 (3.51%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.82%) Docker
5 4 (0.82%) Firmware
5 4 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.82%) XenApp
5 4 (0.82%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.62%) vSphere
7 1 (0.21%) KVM
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (1.86%) Puppet
2 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (0.82%) SCCM
3 3 (0.62%) Ansible
3 3 (0.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (0.62%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.62%) Mesos
3 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.62%) rkt
3 3 (0.62%) SCOrch
3 3 (0.62%) Terraform
4 2 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.21%) SmoothWall
5 1 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 125 (25.77%) Microsoft
2 55 (11.34%) SAP
3 43 (8.87%) VMware
4 29 (5.98%) Oracle
5 25 (5.15%) Cisco
6 20 (4.12%) Citrix
7 13 (2.68%) HP
8 12 (2.47%) Meraki
9 11 (2.27%) CheckPoint
9 11 (2.27%) PeopleSoft
9 11 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (2.06%) JD Edwards
10 10 (2.06%) ZyXEL
11 8 (1.65%) Sophos
12 7 (1.44%) Blue Prism
12 7 (1.44%) Dell
13 6 (1.24%) EMC
13 6 (1.24%) Juniper
13 6 (1.24%) Red Hat
14 5 (1.03%) Fujitsu