Period
to 21 September 2021

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 21 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Decision-Making
England > South East
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 116 137 154
Rank change year-on-year +21 +17 +25
Permanent jobs citing Decision-Making 537 172 532
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.08% 2.09% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 2.26% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 313 136 380
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £46,211 £43,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% +10.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £77,813 £71,619
90th Percentile £84,750 £82,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,293 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -14.93% +13.04% +4.55%

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 16,308 7,618 23,611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.53% 92.38% 91.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11,170 6,305 19,174
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.88% +8.57% +3.14%

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 21 September 2021.

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 21 September 2021. 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 +20 197 £62,500 +13.64% 24
Hampshire -27 157 £55,000 - 29
Berkshire +6 113 £64,625 +17.50% 14
Surrey -50 54 £60,000 -18.64% 12
Buckinghamshire -19 52 £62,500 -10.71% 5
West Sussex +2 38 £60,500 +72.86% 4
East Sussex -24 33 £60,000 -4.00% 7
Oxfordshire 0 32 £50,000 -13.04% 5
Kent -19 30 £45,000 -40.00% 3
Sussex - 6 £60,000 -
Middlesex +10 2 £45,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £52,500 -
Decision-Making
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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.

1 228 (42.46%) Social Skills
2 214 (39.85%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (29.61%) Finance
4 154 (28.68%) Problem-Solving
5 135 (25.14%) Degree
6 107 (19.93%) Microsoft
7 99 (18.44%) Scrum
8 94 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
9 82 (15.27%) Azure
10 78 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 75 (13.97%) DevOps
12 72 (13.41%) TDD
13 71 (13.22%) Project Management
14 69 (12.85%) Python
15 63 (11.73%) Analytics
16 62 (11.55%) Computer Science
17 61 (11.36%) Test Automation
17 61 (11.36%) SQL
18 59 (10.99%) .NET
19 58 (10.80%) C#
20 56 (10.43%) Data Analysis
21 55 (10.24%) Business Intelligence
22 53 (9.87%) Software Engineering
22 53 (9.87%) Continuous Integration
23 52 (9.68%) Power Platform
24 51 (9.50%) SDLC
25 50 (9.31%) Git (software)
26 49 (9.12%) JavaScript
26 49 (9.12%) Power BI
26 49 (9.12%) Microservices

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 32 (5.96%) Apache
2 31 (5.77%) Apache Spark
3 23 (4.28%) GemFire
3 23 (4.28%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.86%) CMS
5 9 (1.68%) Confluence
6 7 (1.30%) IIS
6 7 (1.30%) nginx
7 2 (0.37%) JBoss
7 2 (0.37%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.37%) SAS
7 2 (0.37%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.19%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.19%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 48 (8.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (7.26%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.93%) Shopify
3 4 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.74%) OPENHousing
3 4 (0.74%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.37%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 1 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.19%) Maximo
5 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.19%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.19%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.19%) SAP FI-AA
5 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 82 (15.27%) Azure
2 52 (9.68%) Power Platform
3 40 (7.45%) AWS
4 23 (4.28%) GitHub
5 17 (3.17%) Microsoft 365
6 16 (2.98%) SaaS
7 10 (1.86%) PowerApps
8 9 (1.68%) DigitalOcean
8 9 (1.68%) GCP
9 5 (0.93%) Google Sheets
10 4 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.74%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.74%) Boomi
10 4 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.74%) PaaS
11 3 (0.56%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.56%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.49%) WAN
2 7 (1.30%) BGP
2 7 (1.30%) Structured Cabling
2 7 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (1.12%) Network Security
4 5 (0.93%) Firewall
4 5 (0.93%) SAN
5 4 (0.74%) NAS
5 4 (0.74%) Wireless
6 3 (0.56%) 2G
6 3 (0.56%) 3G
6 3 (0.56%) 4G
6 3 (0.56%) 5G
6 3 (0.56%) Internet
7 2 (0.37%) DMZ
7 2 (0.37%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.37%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.37%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.37%) VoIP
8 1 (0.19%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (9.12%) Power BI
2 42 (7.82%) SQL Server
3 38 (7.08%) Big Data
4 37 (6.89%) PostgreSQL
5 31 (5.77%) Tableau
6 30 (5.59%) NoSQL
6 30 (5.59%) Relational Database
7 28 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (5.21%) MariaDB
8 27 (5.03%) HBase
9 23 (4.28%) Redis
10 13 (2.42%) MySQL
11 12 (2.23%) Data Lake
12 10 (1.86%) QlikView
13 7 (1.30%) Hadoop
13 7 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.74%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.74%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.74%) EDRMS
14 4 (0.74%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 50 (9.31%) Git (software)
2 34 (6.33%) Jenkins
3 30 (5.59%) Protractor
4 28 (5.21%) Sonatype Nexus
5 27 (5.03%) Cucumber
6 26 (4.84%) JUnit
7 25 (4.66%) Cypress.io
8 24 (4.47%) Gradle
8 24 (4.47%) IntelliJ
8 24 (4.47%) Mockito
9 23 (4.28%) Eclipse
9 23 (4.28%) Storybook
10 21 (3.91%) JIRA
11 10 (1.86%) gulp
11 10 (1.86%) Selenium
11 10 (1.86%) Visual Studio
12 9 (1.68%) Grunt
12 9 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
14 2 (0.37%) Zephyr
General
1 228 (42.46%) Social Skills
2 159 (29.61%) Finance
3 94 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (8.01%) Law
5 42 (7.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 39 (7.26%) Marketing
7 35 (6.52%) Banking
7 35 (6.52%) Organisational Skills
8 32 (5.96%) Pharmaceutical
9 28 (5.21%) Presentation Skills
10 27 (5.03%) Public Sector
11 20 (3.72%) Manufacturing
12 18 (3.35%) Telecoms
13 16 (2.98%) Legal
14 14 (2.61%) Retail
15 12 (2.23%) French Language
16 11 (2.05%) Influencing Skills
17 9 (1.68%) German Language
17 9 (1.68%) Spanish Language
18 8 (1.49%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 111 (20.67%) Developer
2 64 (11.92%) Lead Developer
3 62 (11.55%) Analyst
4 37 (6.89%) Scrum Master
5 34 (6.33%) Software Developer
6 28 (5.21%) Lead Software Developer
7 27 (5.03%) Architect
8 23 (4.28%) Data Analyst
8 23 (4.28%) Project Manager
9 20 (3.72%) Senior Manager
10 17 (3.17%) C# Developer
10 17 (3.17%) Consultant
10 17 (3.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 17 (3.17%) User Researcher
11 15 (2.79%) .NET Developer
12 14 (2.61%) Security Specialist
12 14 (2.61%) Senior Developer
13 13 (2.42%) Development Engineer
13 13 (2.42%) Information Security Specialist
13 13 (2.42%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (10.99%) .NET
2 47 (8.75%) CSS
3 42 (7.82%) React
4 36 (6.70%) AngularJS
4 36 (6.70%) RESTful
5 32 (5.96%) JSON
6 31 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 30 (5.59%) Spring
8 29 (5.40%) Kafka
9 28 (5.21%) Java EE
10 26 (4.84%) Node.js
11 24 (4.47%) LAMP
12 23 (4.28%) Express
12 23 (4.28%) HTML
12 23 (4.28%) LAPP Stack
12 23 (4.28%) Redux
12 23 (4.28%) Spark Streaming
12 23 (4.28%) Tailwind CSS
12 23 (4.28%) WireMock
13 19 (3.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.38%) Self-Motivation
2 29 (5.40%) Linux Command Line
2 29 (5.40%) User Experience
3 26 (4.84%) Virtual Team
4 20 (3.72%) Management Information System
5 19 (3.54%) Life Science
6 9 (1.68%) EPoS
7 7 (1.30%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (1.30%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.12%) Podcast
9 5 (0.93%) NHS
10 4 (0.74%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (0.74%) Legacy Systems
10 4 (0.74%) LIMS
10 4 (0.74%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.56%) Freedom of Information
11 3 (0.56%) Social Media
11 3 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 46 (8.57%) Linux
2 31 (5.77%) Unix
3 12 (2.23%) Windows
4 8 (1.49%) CentOS
4 8 (1.49%) Ubuntu
5 6 (1.12%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.37%) Android
6 2 (0.37%) Debian
6 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.37%) Solaris
7 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (39.85%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (28.68%) Problem-Solving
3 99 (18.44%) Scrum
4 78 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 75 (13.97%) DevOps
6 72 (13.41%) TDD
7 71 (13.22%) Project Management
8 63 (11.73%) Analytics
9 62 (11.55%) Computer Science
10 61 (11.36%) Test Automation
11 56 (10.43%) Data Analysis
12 55 (10.24%) Business Intelligence
13 53 (9.87%) Continuous Integration
13 53 (9.87%) Software Engineering
14 51 (9.50%) SDLC
15 49 (9.12%) Microservices
16 48 (8.94%) Visualisation
17 46 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
18 45 (8.38%) Coaching
19 44 (8.19%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (12.85%) Python
2 61 (11.36%) SQL
3 58 (10.80%) C#
4 49 (9.12%) JavaScript
5 43 (8.01%) Java
6 29 (5.40%) Shell Script
7 23 (4.28%) Groovy
8 20 (3.72%) C
8 20 (3.72%) TypeScript
9 10 (1.86%) PHP
10 9 (1.68%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.49%) PL/SQL
11 8 (1.49%) VBA
12 6 (1.12%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.12%) R
13 4 (0.74%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.74%) Bicep
13 4 (0.74%) C++
14 3 (0.56%) Go
14 3 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 135 (25.14%) Degree
2 35 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.66%) OCP
3 25 (4.66%) Oracle Certification
4 21 (3.91%) SC Cleared
5 19 (3.54%) CISSP
6 18 (3.35%) Master's Degree
7 17 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (2.98%) BPSS Clearance
9 13 (2.42%) CISM
10 12 (2.23%) DV Cleared
11 9 (1.68%) PMI Certification
12 8 (1.49%) PMP
13 7 (1.30%) MBA
13 7 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (1.12%) Chartered Engineer
14 6 (1.12%) CRISC
14 6 (1.12%) IISP
15 5 (0.93%) DBS Check
15 5 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.91%) GDPR
2 20 (3.72%) QA
3 19 (3.54%) Accessibility
4 15 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (2.23%) Data Quality
6 10 (1.86%) COBIT
7 9 (1.68%) SLA
8 8 (1.49%) PMO
9 7 (1.30%) Good Clinical Practice
10 4 (0.74%) GRC
11 3 (0.56%) JSP 440
11 3 (0.56%) NCSC
11 3 (0.56%) RMADS
11 3 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.37%) HL7
12 2 (0.37%) NIST
12 2 (0.37%) NIST 800
13 1 (0.19%) IFRS
System Software
1 27 (5.03%) HDFS
2 18 (3.35%) Docker
3 5 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.56%) Firmware
4 3 (0.56%) NFS
5 2 (0.37%) iptables
5 2 (0.37%) LXC
5 2 (0.37%) Postfix
5 2 (0.37%) Sendmail
5 2 (0.37%) SRDF
5 2 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.19%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 31 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
2 30 (5.59%) Ansible
3 20 (3.72%) Kubernetes
4 10 (1.86%) OpenView
4 10 (1.86%) OVSD
4 10 (1.86%) SCCM
4 10 (1.86%) SCOM
4 10 (1.86%) Terraform
5 6 (1.12%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (0.74%) Grafana
7 3 (0.56%) Puppet
8 2 (0.37%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.19%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 107 (19.93%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.21%) VMware
3 23 (4.28%) Okta
3 23 (4.28%) Oracle
4 16 (2.98%) Mercator
5 14 (2.61%) HP
6 12 (2.23%) Remedy
6 12 (2.23%) ServiceNow
7 11 (2.05%) Cisco
7 11 (2.05%) Google
8 10 (1.86%) BMC
9 8 (1.49%) Juniper
9 8 (1.49%) Nokia
10 7 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.30%) SAP
11 5 (0.93%) Citrix
11 5 (0.93%) Databricks
12 4 (0.74%) Castleton
12 4 (0.74%) NetApp
12 4 (0.74%) Splunk