Period
to 21 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Decision-Making
England > South West
6 months to
21 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 130 160 171
Rank change year-on-year +30 +11 -16
Permanent jobs citing Decision-Making 255 203 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.53% 1.95% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 2.11% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 168 111 148
South West median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.20% -13.00% +24.80%
10th Percentile £31,775 £26,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,208 9,599 9,594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.39% 92.37% 92.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7,260 7,915 7,928
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Decision-Making
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Decision-Making in the South West

Decision-Making
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Decision-Making in the South West.

Salary trend for Decision-Making in the South West

Decision-Making
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Decision-Making in the South West over the 6 months to 21 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Decision-Making in the South West

Decision-Making
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 21 August 2019. 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
Bristol +42 110 £53,000 +6.00% 18
Wiltshire +19 45 £45,857 +24.78% 6
Dorset +18 37 £42,500 - 7
Gloucestershire +6 33 £55,000 +26.44% 5
Devon -2 11 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Somerset -3 10 £62,500 +62.34% 3
Cornwall -14 7 £30,000 -14.29% 1
Decision-Making
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for Decision-Making.

1 126 (49.41%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (42.35%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (34.12%) Analytics
4 65 (25.49%) SQL
5 61 (23.92%) Data Analysis
6 60 (23.53%) Tableau
7 59 (23.14%) Hadoop
8 57 (22.35%) Problem-Solving
8 57 (22.35%) Retail
8 57 (22.35%) Data Warehouse
9 53 (20.78%) Visualisation
10 50 (19.61%) Banking
11 43 (16.86%) Business Intelligence
12 42 (16.47%) Degree
13 41 (16.08%) Security Cleared
13 41 (16.08%) Machine Learning
14 38 (14.90%) Data Visualisation
14 38 (14.90%) Data Science
14 38 (14.90%) C#
15 37 (14.51%) Storytelling
16 36 (14.12%) .NET
17 32 (12.55%) SC Cleared
18 31 (12.16%) ASP.NET
19 29 (11.37%) Data Transformation
20 27 (10.59%) R
20 27 (10.59%) Python
20 27 (10.59%) C
21 26 (10.20%) SQL Server
21 26 (10.20%) TDD
21 26 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement

Decision-Making
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 14 (5.49%) Apache Pig
1 14 (5.49%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.35%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.18%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.39%) Apache
5 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.41%) Azure
2 11 (4.31%) Office 365
3 8 (3.14%) AWS
3 8 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (2.75%) SaaS
5 5 (1.96%) IaaS
5 5 (1.96%) PaaS
6 4 (1.57%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.18%) Power Platform
8 2 (0.78%) GCP
9 1 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.92%) DNS
2 8 (3.14%) Internet
3 7 (2.75%) Firewall
4 5 (1.96%) DHCP
4 5 (1.96%) Wireless
5 4 (1.57%) SAN
6 3 (1.18%) BIG-IP
6 3 (1.18%) MPLS
6 3 (1.18%) Network Security
6 3 (1.18%) Skype
6 3 (1.18%) WebEx
7 2 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (0.78%) FlexRay
7 2 (0.78%) H.323
7 2 (0.78%) SSL
7 2 (0.78%) VoIP
8 1 (0.39%) HTTP
8 1 (0.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (23.14%) Hadoop
2 57 (22.35%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (10.20%) SQL Server
4 16 (6.27%) Big Data
5 14 (5.49%) Apache Hive
5 14 (5.49%) Data Mining
5 14 (5.49%) Text Mining
6 8 (3.14%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (3.14%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (2.35%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.18%) CouchDB
8 3 (1.18%) Geospatial Data
8 3 (1.18%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.18%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.18%) Power BI
8 3 (1.18%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.39%) QlikView
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 15 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.18%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.78%) JIRA
5 2 (0.78%) Subversion
6 1 (0.39%) GitLab
6 1 (0.39%) MSBuild
General
1 57 (22.35%) Retail
2 50 (19.61%) Banking
3 23 (9.02%) Finance
4 19 (7.45%) Marketing
5 15 (5.88%) Games
6 9 (3.53%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.14%) Public Sector
8 6 (2.35%) Aerospace
8 6 (2.35%) Cantonese Language
8 6 (2.35%) Mandarin Language
8 6 (2.35%) Military
9 5 (1.96%) Electronics
9 5 (1.96%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.57%) Publishing
11 3 (1.18%) Local Government
11 3 (1.18%) Police
12 2 (0.78%) Automotive
12 2 (0.78%) Environmental Health
13 1 (0.39%) Law
13 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (20.78%) Developer
2 30 (11.76%) Analyst
3 23 (9.02%) Software Developer
4 22 (8.63%) Data Engineer
5 19 (7.45%) C# Developer
6 18 (7.06%) .NET Developer
6 18 (7.06%) Analytics Manager
6 18 (7.06%) Insight Manager
7 16 (6.27%) Business Manager
7 16 (6.27%) Data Scientist
8 14 (5.49%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (5.10%) iOS Developer
10 12 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 11 (4.31%) Business Intelligence Manager
11 11 (4.31%) Report Manager
12 10 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
13 9 (3.53%) Architect
13 9 (3.53%) Data Analyst
13 9 (3.53%) Project Manager
14 8 (3.14%) Principal Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (14.12%) .NET
2 31 (12.16%) ASP.NET
3 22 (8.63%) HTML
4 18 (7.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (6.67%) CSS
6 14 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (5.49%) JSON
6 14 (5.49%) REST
7 13 (5.10%) Cocoa
8 11 (4.31%) .NET Framework
9 7 (2.75%) AngularJS
9 7 (2.75%) Entity Framework
9 7 (2.75%) Middleware
9 7 (2.75%) Velocity
10 5 (1.96%) .NET Core
11 3 (1.18%) HTML5
11 3 (1.18%) Web Services
12 2 (0.78%) Spring
12 2 (0.78%) XML
13 1 (0.39%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 108 (42.35%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (9.41%) Management Information System
3 18 (7.06%) Algorithms
3 18 (7.06%) Data Structures
4 17 (6.67%) Social Media
5 13 (5.10%) Data Centre
5 13 (5.10%) Mobile App
5 13 (5.10%) User Experience
6 10 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (3.14%) Renewable Energy
8 6 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.57%) PlayStation
11 3 (1.18%) Wiki
12 2 (0.78%) Acoustics
12 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.78%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.78%) Fibre Optics
12 2 (0.78%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.45%) Windows
2 15 (5.88%) Linux
3 13 (5.10%) Android
3 13 (5.10%) Apple iOS
4 11 (4.31%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.78%) CentOS
5 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (49.41%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (34.12%) Analytics
3 61 (23.92%) Data Analysis
4 57 (22.35%) Problem-Solving
5 53 (20.78%) Visualisation
6 43 (16.86%) Business Intelligence
7 41 (16.08%) Machine Learning
8 38 (14.90%) Data Science
8 38 (14.90%) Data Visualisation
9 37 (14.51%) Storytelling
10 29 (11.37%) Data Transformation
11 26 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 26 (10.20%) TDD
12 25 (9.80%) Actionable Insight
12 25 (9.80%) ITIL
13 24 (9.41%) Data Modelling
13 24 (9.41%) Mathematics
14 22 (8.63%) MVC
15 21 (8.24%) Econometrics
15 21 (8.24%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 65 (25.49%) SQL
2 38 (14.90%) C#
3 27 (10.59%) C
3 27 (10.59%) Python
3 27 (10.59%) R
4 24 (9.41%) JavaScript
5 20 (7.84%) HiveQL
6 14 (5.49%) Bash Shell
7 13 (5.10%) Apple Swift
7 13 (5.10%) Objective-C
7 13 (5.10%) Ruby
8 10 (3.92%) VB.NET
9 8 (3.14%) Java
9 8 (3.14%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.96%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.18%) C++
12 2 (0.78%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (16.47%) Degree
2 41 (16.08%) Security Cleared
3 32 (12.55%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.75%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.35%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.57%) MCITP
6 4 (1.57%) MCSA
6 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.18%) A+ Certification
7 3 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.39%) APMP
9 1 (0.39%) ISEB
9 1 (0.39%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.14%) SLA
2 7 (2.75%) PMO
3 4 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.57%) QA
4 2 (0.78%) MISRA
4 2 (0.78%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.39%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.35%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.96%) Docker
5 2 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (1.57%) Kubernetes
1 4 (1.57%) SCCM
1 4 (1.57%) SCOM
2 3 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (0.78%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.78%) LiteSpeed
3 2 (0.78%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.39%) Nagios
4 1 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (23.53%) Tableau
2 21 (8.24%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.24%) Teradata
3 14 (5.49%) VMware
4 11 (4.31%) Oracle
5 7 (2.75%) HP
5 7 (2.75%) NetApp
6 6 (2.35%) Citrix
6 6 (2.35%) SAP
7 5 (1.96%) Dell
7 5 (1.96%) F5
7 5 (1.96%) Juniper
8 4 (1.57%) Cisco
9 3 (1.18%) Avaya
9 3 (1.18%) BT
9 3 (1.18%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.18%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.18%) Veeam
10 2 (0.78%) 3PAR
10 2 (0.78%) Scality