Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Decision-Making
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 93 118 123
Rank change year-on-year +25 +5 +21
Permanent jobs citing Decision-Making 614 263 542
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.46% 2.68% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.74% 2.92% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 339 204 414
10th Percentile £39,471 £35,150 £37,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £58,250
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -5.58% +10.11%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,125 £73,438
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £88,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,992
% change year-on-year +9.09% -9.82% +10.89%

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 16,426 9,010 21,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 92.68% 91.70% 91.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11,266 7,294 17,165
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 18 January 2022.

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 18 January 2022. 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 0 215 £65,000 +18.18% 23
Hampshire +22 160 £61,250 +11.36% 21
Surrey +11 112 £57,500 +0.65% 6
Berkshire -8 110 £67,500 +3.85% 15
Oxfordshire +9 67 £65,000 +40.54% 3
West Sussex +16 49 £57,500 +15.00% 8
Buckinghamshire -19 39 £65,000 +8.33% 5
Kent -28 33 £50,000 -9.09% 7
East Sussex -38 21 £60,000 -9.43% 2
Sussex -6 4 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Home Counties - 4 £68,750 -
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
Decision-Making
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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.

1 291 (47.39%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (42.67%) Social Skills
3 197 (32.08%) Finance
4 162 (26.38%) Problem-Solving
5 161 (26.22%) Degree
6 143 (23.29%) Analytics
7 132 (21.50%) Microsoft
8 124 (20.20%) Analytical Skills
9 118 (19.22%) SQL
10 117 (19.06%) Azure
11 108 (17.59%) Power Platform
12 100 (16.29%) Power BI
13 97 (15.80%) Project Management
14 95 (15.47%) Business Intelligence
15 89 (14.50%) Data Analysis
16 83 (13.52%) Visualisation
17 81 (13.19%) Stakeholder Management
18 79 (12.87%) Python
19 77 (12.54%) Microsoft Excel
19 77 (12.54%) Computer Science
20 66 (10.75%) Data Modelling
21 65 (10.59%) .NET
21 65 (10.59%) DevOps
22 64 (10.42%) Mathematics
22 64 (10.42%) Software Engineering
23 63 (10.26%) C#
24 61 (9.93%) Scrum
25 60 (9.77%) Java
26 57 (9.28%) Tableau
27 55 (8.96%) Marketing

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 46 (7.49%) SharePoint
2 29 (4.72%) Apache Spark
3 22 (3.58%) Apache
4 15 (2.44%) Confluence
5 8 (1.30%) CMS
6 7 (1.14%) SAS
7 5 (0.81%) GemFire
8 3 (0.49%) IIS
9 1 (0.16%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.16%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 77 (12.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (2.93%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.95%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.49%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.16%) InVision
6 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.16%) Sketch
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.14%) SAP BPC
1 7 (1.14%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (0.81%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.33%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 1 (0.16%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.16%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.16%) SAP FI-AA
5 1 (0.16%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 117 (19.06%) Azure
2 108 (17.59%) Power Platform
3 55 (8.96%) AWS
4 36 (5.86%) Microsoft 365
5 30 (4.89%) SaaS
6 25 (4.07%) PowerApps
7 21 (3.42%) PaaS
8 18 (2.93%) GCP
9 17 (2.77%) Azure Data Factory
10 9 (1.47%) Amazon S3
11 8 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (1.30%) Amazon ELB
11 8 (1.30%) Amazon EMR
11 8 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (1.30%) Yammer
12 7 (1.14%) GitHub
12 7 (1.14%) OneDrive
13 6 (0.98%) Serverless
14 5 (0.81%) Azure Storage
14 5 (0.81%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.42%) Internet
2 9 (1.47%) SAN
3 7 (1.14%) Wireless
4 5 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (0.81%) SSH
5 4 (0.65%) SSL
6 2 (0.33%) 5G
6 2 (0.33%) Firewall
6 2 (0.33%) MVNO
6 2 (0.33%) SD-WAN
6 2 (0.33%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.33%) WAN
7 1 (0.16%) Broadband
7 1 (0.16%) DHCP
7 1 (0.16%) DNS
7 1 (0.16%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.16%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.16%) Network Security
7 1 (0.16%) VPN
7 1 (0.16%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (16.29%) Power BI
2 57 (9.28%) Tableau
3 44 (7.17%) SQL Server
4 38 (6.19%) Big Data
5 33 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (3.26%) Data Lake
8 19 (3.09%) Hadoop
8 19 (3.09%) NoSQL
9 17 (2.77%) Relational Database
9 17 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (2.44%) QlikView
11 13 (2.12%) HBase
11 13 (2.12%) MariaDB
11 13 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (1.95%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 11 (1.79%) MySQL
14 8 (1.30%) Apache Hive
15 7 (1.14%) Data Mining
16 5 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 37 (6.03%) Git (software)
2 29 (4.72%) Jenkins
3 25 (4.07%) JIRA
4 14 (2.28%) Cucumber
4 14 (2.28%) JUnit
5 11 (1.79%) Selenium
5 11 (1.79%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.30%) Balsamiq
7 7 (1.14%) Cypress.io
8 6 (0.98%) IntelliJ
8 6 (0.98%) Mockito
8 6 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (0.81%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.81%) Gradle
9 5 (0.81%) NUnit
9 5 (0.81%) Protractor
9 5 (0.81%) Storybook
10 4 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.33%) Moq
General
1 262 (42.67%) Social Skills
2 197 (32.08%) Finance
3 124 (20.20%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (8.96%) Marketing
5 52 (8.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 45 (7.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 41 (6.68%) Manufacturing
8 38 (6.19%) Law
9 30 (4.89%) Presentation Skills
10 28 (4.56%) Banking
10 28 (4.56%) Legal
11 25 (4.07%) Organisational Skills
12 22 (3.58%) Retail
13 18 (2.93%) Public Sector
14 17 (2.77%) Influencing Skills
15 14 (2.28%) Billing
16 12 (1.95%) Back Office
17 10 (1.63%) Electronics
17 10 (1.63%) Telecoms
18 8 (1.30%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 108 (17.59%) Developer
2 103 (16.78%) Analyst
3 51 (8.31%) Lead Developer
4 47 (7.65%) Project Manager
5 40 (6.51%) Senior Manager
6 29 (4.72%) Architect
7 28 (4.56%) Software Developer
8 26 (4.23%) Senior Developer
9 25 (4.07%) Product Manager
9 25 (4.07%) Technical Manager
10 21 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 20 (3.26%) Business Analyst
11 20 (3.26%) Consultant
12 19 (3.09%) Data Analyst
12 19 (3.09%) Lead Software Developer
13 18 (2.93%) Metrics Analyst
13 18 (2.93%) Performance Analyst
14 17 (2.77%) .NET Developer
15 16 (2.61%) C# Developer
15 16 (2.61%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (10.59%) .NET
2 27 (4.40%) Spring
3 24 (3.91%) Kafka
3 24 (3.91%) React
4 23 (3.75%) CSS
4 23 (3.75%) JSON
5 19 (3.09%) AngularJS
5 19 (3.09%) REST
6 18 (2.93%) ASP.NET
7 17 (2.77%) .NET Core
7 17 (2.77%) RESTful
8 15 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (2.44%) HTML
9 14 (2.28%) Java EE
9 14 (2.28%) Laravel
10 12 (1.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (1.79%) Node.js
12 10 (1.63%) .NET Framework
12 10 (1.63%) Vue.js
13 9 (1.47%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.37%) Management Information System
2 32 (5.21%) User Experience
3 22 (3.58%) Life Science
3 22 (3.58%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (3.26%) Linux Command Line
5 16 (2.61%) Cyber Defence
5 16 (2.61%) Cyberattack
6 14 (2.28%) Virtual Team
7 10 (1.63%) Algorithms
7 10 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.63%) Podcast
8 9 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (0.98%) Data Structures
9 6 (0.98%) LIMS
9 6 (0.98%) Social Media
10 5 (0.81%) Cloud Native
11 4 (0.65%) Cybercrime
11 4 (0.65%) Pricing Data
11 4 (0.65%) Reinsurance
11 4 (0.65%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 39 (6.35%) Linux
2 20 (3.26%) Unix
3 16 (2.61%) Windows
4 5 (0.81%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.49%) VMS
6 3 (0.49%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.33%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.16%) Android
8 1 (0.16%) Solaris
8 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (47.39%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (26.38%) Problem-Solving
3 143 (23.29%) Analytics
4 97 (15.80%) Project Management
5 95 (15.47%) Business Intelligence
6 89 (14.50%) Data Analysis
7 83 (13.52%) Visualisation
8 81 (13.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 77 (12.54%) Computer Science
10 66 (10.75%) Data Modelling
11 65 (10.59%) DevOps
12 64 (10.42%) Mathematics
12 64 (10.42%) Software Engineering
13 61 (9.93%) Scrum
14 52 (8.47%) Coaching
14 52 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
15 51 (8.31%) Cybersecurity
16 50 (8.14%) Critical Thinking
17 48 (7.82%) Artificial Intelligence
17 48 (7.82%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (19.22%) SQL
2 79 (12.87%) Python
3 63 (10.26%) C#
4 60 (9.77%) Java
5 45 (7.33%) JavaScript
6 36 (5.86%) R
7 27 (4.40%) PHP
8 21 (3.42%) Shell Script
9 16 (2.61%) C
10 11 (1.79%) C++
11 10 (1.63%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.30%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.14%) Bash
14 6 (0.98%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.98%) Scala
15 5 (0.81%) Groovy
16 3 (0.49%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.33%) Perl
17 2 (0.33%) Ruby
17 2 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 161 (26.22%) Degree
2 45 (7.33%) Security Cleared
3 39 (6.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 36 (5.86%) SC Cleared
5 25 (4.07%) Master's Degree
6 21 (3.42%) CISSP
7 19 (3.09%) CISM
8 13 (2.12%) PMI Certification
9 12 (1.95%) OCP
9 12 (1.95%) Oracle Certification
9 12 (1.95%) PMP
10 11 (1.79%) MBA
11 10 (1.63%) DV Cleared
12 8 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (1.14%) CRISC
14 6 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
15 5 (0.81%) CIPD
16 4 (0.65%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 4 (0.65%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.89%) QA
2 28 (4.56%) GDPR
3 21 (3.42%) Data Quality
4 18 (2.93%) GRC
5 13 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (1.95%) PMO
7 10 (1.63%) Good Clinical Practice
8 7 (1.14%) Accessibility
8 7 (1.14%) SLA
9 4 (0.65%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.49%) RMADS
10 3 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.33%) NCSC
12 1 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.16%) NIST
12 1 (0.16%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (2.44%) Docker
2 13 (2.12%) HDFS
3 7 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.49%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.49%) vSphere
5 2 (0.33%) Firmware
6 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.16%) LXC
6 1 (0.16%) NFS
6 1 (0.16%) Samba
6 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (3.42%) Kubernetes
2 20 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.63%) Ansible
4 5 (0.81%) Terraform
5 4 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.33%) Netcool
7 1 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.16%) Puppet
7 1 (0.16%) SCCM
7 1 (0.16%) SCOM
7 1 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 132 (21.50%) Microsoft
2 24 (3.91%) SAP
3 23 (3.75%) Oracle
4 22 (3.58%) Cognos
5 18 (2.93%) Informatica
5 18 (2.93%) Splunk
6 12 (1.95%) Cisco
6 12 (1.95%) VMware
7 9 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.30%) Google
9 7 (1.14%) Adobe
9 7 (1.14%) Remedy
10 6 (0.98%) Anaplan
10 6 (0.98%) Apple
10 6 (0.98%) CheckPoint
11 5 (0.81%) Alteryx
11 5 (0.81%) Databricks
11 5 (0.81%) Mercator
11 5 (0.81%) Okta
11 5 (0.81%) Workday