Period
to 1 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Decision-Making skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Decision-Making over the 6 months to 1 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Decision-Making
England > South East
6 months to
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 120 144 188
Rank change year-on-year +24 +44 +3
Permanent jobs citing Decision-Making 408 599 516
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.55% 2.28% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 2.49% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 306 425 379
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,875 £34,100 £31,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £98,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +22.73% - -

Decision-Making 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 14,586 24,012 27,561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.19% 91.56% 90.09%
Number of salaries quoted 11,693 19,322 22,895
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Decision-Making
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Decision-Making as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Decision-Making in the South East

Decision-Making
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Decision-Making in the South East.

Salary trend for Decision-Making in the South East

Decision-Making
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Decision-Making in the South East over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Decision-Making in the South East

Decision-Making
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 Decision-Making within the South East region over the 6 months to 1 June 2020. 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 -9 142 £55,000 +15.79% 4
Surrey +48 117 £60,000 -17.24% 1
Berkshire -23 83 £67,500 +58.82%
Hampshire +31 72 £55,000 -8.33% 5
West Sussex +56 43 £65,000 +8.33%
Buckinghamshire +36 33 £52,500 +10.53% 3
Oxfordshire +10 26 £50,000 -9.09% 1
East Sussex -3 21 £58,500 +1.74% 1
Kent +40 14 £52,500 +23.53%
Middlesex +10 3 - -
Decision-Making
England

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, IT jobs citing Decision-Making 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 Decision-Making.

1 150 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (33.09%) Degree
3 113 (27.70%) SQL
3 113 (27.70%) Problem-Solving
4 108 (26.47%) Microsoft
5 93 (22.79%) Computer Science
6 89 (21.81%) Finance
7 74 (18.14%) Analytical Skills
8 67 (16.42%) Project Management
8 67 (16.42%) Azure
9 66 (16.18%) JavaScript
10 64 (15.69%) Windows
11 59 (14.46%) C#
11 59 (14.46%) Computer Science Degree
12 57 (13.97%) Waterfall
13 56 (13.73%) Analytics
14 52 (12.75%) SDLC
15 51 (12.50%) Test Automation
16 48 (11.76%) Software Engineering
17 47 (11.52%) Mentoring
17 47 (11.52%) Virtual Team
17 47 (11.52%) Project Delivery
18 46 (11.27%) AWS
19 42 (10.29%) Selenium
19 42 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
20 41 (10.05%) .NET
21 40 (9.80%) Marketing
22 39 (9.56%) Requirements Gathering
22 39 (9.56%) PMO
23 38 (9.31%) Performance Testing

Decision-Making
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 19 (4.66%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.21%) Confluence
3 6 (1.47%) CMS
3 6 (1.47%) Drupal
3 6 (1.47%) WordPress
4 4 (0.98%) IIS
4 4 (0.98%) SAS
5 3 (0.74%) Apache
5 3 (0.74%) nginx
6 2 (0.49%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Synapse
7 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 38 (9.31%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (1.96%) AutoCAD
4 8 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.49%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.25%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 8 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.47%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.98%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.25%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.25%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 67 (16.42%) Azure
2 46 (11.27%) AWS
3 37 (9.07%) SaaS
4 27 (6.62%) Cloud Computing
4 27 (6.62%) Power Platform
5 26 (6.37%) Office 365
6 11 (2.70%) Heroku
7 10 (2.45%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (1.96%) PaaS
9 7 (1.72%) IaaS
10 6 (1.47%) PowerApps
11 5 (1.23%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.98%) Amazon Cognito
12 4 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.98%) Serverless
13 3 (0.74%) DigitalOcean
13 3 (0.74%) Slack
14 2 (0.49%) GCP
14 2 (0.49%) GitHub
14 2 (0.49%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.43%) DHCP
1 14 (3.43%) DNS
2 12 (2.94%) Network Security
2 12 (2.94%) SAN
3 9 (2.21%) Wireless
4 8 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (1.96%) VoIP
5 7 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (1.72%) iSCSI
5 7 (1.72%) NAS
6 4 (0.98%) CTI
7 3 (0.74%) Internet
7 3 (0.74%) Skype
8 2 (0.49%) Firewall
8 2 (0.49%) WebEx
8 2 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.25%) Intranet
9 1 (0.25%) LAN
9 1 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 30 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (7.11%) RDBMS
4 27 (6.62%) Power BI
5 22 (5.39%) SQL Server
6 15 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (3.68%) Redis
7 10 (2.45%) Data Lake
8 8 (1.96%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.96%) MySQL
9 7 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.47%) Big Data
10 6 (1.47%) Data Mining
10 6 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.23%) Spatial Data
11 5 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.98%) Star Schema
13 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 42 (10.29%) Selenium
2 29 (7.11%) HP UFT
2 29 (7.11%) LoadRunner
2 29 (7.11%) SoapUI
3 13 (3.19%) JIRA
4 7 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.47%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.23%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (1.23%) Rational Rhapsody
6 5 (1.23%) TestComplete
6 5 (1.23%) TestRail
6 5 (1.23%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.98%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.74%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.74%) Grunt
8 3 (0.74%) gulp
9 2 (0.49%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.49%) JMeter
9 2 (0.49%) Postman
9 2 (0.49%) ReSharper
General
1 89 (21.81%) Finance
2 40 (9.80%) Marketing
3 30 (7.35%) Manufacturing
4 29 (7.11%) Telecoms
5 27 (6.62%) Legal
6 24 (5.88%) Retail
7 16 (3.92%) Games
8 10 (2.45%) Public Sector
9 8 (1.96%) Automotive
9 8 (1.96%) Military
10 7 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.47%) Banking
12 5 (1.23%) Police
13 4 (0.98%) Back Office
13 4 (0.98%) Dutch Language
13 4 (0.98%) French Language
13 4 (0.98%) German Language
14 3 (0.74%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.74%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (12.50%) Analyst
2 50 (12.25%) Developer
3 34 (8.33%) Test Leader
4 26 (6.37%) Project Manager
4 26 (6.37%) Software Engineer
5 23 (5.64%) Senior Software Engineer
6 21 (5.15%) Senior Developer
7 20 (4.90%) Data Analyst
8 18 (4.41%) IT Manager
9 16 (3.92%) Architect
9 16 (3.92%) Consultant
10 14 (3.43%) C Software Engineer
10 14 (3.43%) Senior C Software Engineer
11 12 (2.94%) Automation Test Lead
11 12 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
11 12 (2.94%) IT Engineer
11 12 (2.94%) Operations Engineer
12 11 (2.70%) C++ Software Engineer
13 10 (2.45%) Business Analyst
13 10 (2.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (10.05%) .NET
2 29 (7.11%) SOAP
3 21 (5.15%) AngularJS
4 19 (4.66%) ASP.NET
5 18 (4.41%) React
5 18 (4.41%) RESTful
6 15 (3.68%) Node.js
7 13 (3.19%) CSS
8 11 (2.70%) HTML
8 11 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
8 11 (2.70%) Sidekiq
9 9 (2.21%) Vue.js
10 8 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (1.96%) jQuery
10 8 (1.96%) LAMP
10 8 (1.96%) Web Services
11 6 (1.47%) .NET Core
11 6 (1.47%) Symfony
11 6 (1.47%) XML
12 5 (1.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 74 (18.14%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (11.52%) Virtual Team
3 37 (9.07%) Management Information System
4 35 (8.58%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (6.86%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (4.90%) Data Centre
7 13 (3.19%) User Experience
8 12 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (2.94%) Mobile App
9 10 (2.45%) Clustering
10 9 (2.21%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.96%) LIMS
12 7 (1.72%) PMI
12 7 (1.72%) Private Cloud
12 7 (1.72%) Social Network
13 4 (0.98%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.98%) EMC VNXe
14 3 (0.74%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.74%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 64 (15.69%) Windows
2 33 (8.09%) Linux
3 17 (4.17%) Unix
4 8 (1.96%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (1.47%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.49%) Android
8 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (27.70%) Problem-Solving
3 93 (22.79%) Computer Science
4 67 (16.42%) Project Management
5 57 (13.97%) Waterfall
6 56 (13.73%) Analytics
7 52 (12.75%) SDLC
8 51 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 48 (11.76%) Software Engineering
10 47 (11.52%) Mentoring
10 47 (11.52%) Project Delivery
11 42 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
12 39 (9.56%) Requirements Gathering
13 38 (9.31%) Performance Testing
14 37 (9.07%) Migration
15 31 (7.60%) Data Migration
15 31 (7.60%) Test Strategy
16 30 (7.35%) Coaching
16 30 (7.35%) Data Analysis
16 30 (7.35%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 113 (27.70%) SQL
2 66 (16.18%) JavaScript
3 59 (14.46%) C#
4 35 (8.58%) Java
5 34 (8.33%) Python
6 32 (7.84%) C++
7 26 (6.37%) C
8 19 (4.66%) PowerShell
9 16 (3.92%) Scala
10 13 (3.19%) Ruby
11 12 (2.94%) PHP
12 11 (2.70%) Kotlin
13 7 (1.72%) Go
14 6 (1.47%) VBA
15 5 (1.23%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.98%) R
17 3 (0.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 3 (0.74%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.74%) X++
18 2 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 135 (33.09%) Degree
2 59 (14.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (6.37%) Security Cleared
4 21 (5.15%) SC Cleared
5 16 (3.92%) CISSP
6 11 (2.70%) CISM
7 9 (2.21%) APMP
7 9 (2.21%) PMI Certification
8 8 (1.96%) CISA
8 8 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (1.72%) PhD
10 6 (1.47%) CEH
10 6 (1.47%) Master's Degree
10 6 (1.47%) PMP
11 5 (1.23%) CRISC
11 5 (1.23%) GIAC
11 5 (1.23%) OSCP
11 5 (1.23%) SANS
12 4 (0.98%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (9.56%) PMO
2 34 (8.33%) QA
3 15 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (2.45%) GDPR
5 8 (1.96%) JSP 440
6 6 (1.47%) PCI DSS
7 5 (1.23%) COBIT
7 5 (1.23%) Data Quality
7 5 (1.23%) ISO 14001
7 5 (1.23%) ISO 9001
7 5 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 4 (0.98%) NCSC
9 3 (0.74%) NIST
9 3 (0.74%) SLA
10 1 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.25%) RMADS
System Software
1 13 (3.19%) Active Directory
1 13 (3.19%) Hyper-V
2 12 (2.94%) Docker
3 7 (1.72%) Firmware
3 7 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (3.19%) SCCM
2 11 (2.70%) Terraform
3 9 (2.21%) Kubernetes
4 7 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
4 7 (1.72%) WSUS
5 5 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.49%) Ansible
6 2 (0.49%) MIIS
Vendors
1 108 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (3.19%) Oracle
4 12 (2.94%) Tableau
5 11 (2.70%) Actian
5 11 (2.70%) SAP
6 9 (2.21%) Cisco
6 9 (2.21%) VMware
7 7 (1.72%) Arista
7 7 (1.72%) Brocade
7 7 (1.72%) Emulex
7 7 (1.72%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.47%) EMC
8 6 (1.47%) HubSpot
8 6 (1.47%) IBM
8 6 (1.47%) Marketo
8 6 (1.47%) Pardot
8 6 (1.47%) Zend
9 5 (1.23%) Avaya
9 5 (1.23%) HP