Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Decision-Making
England > South West
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 152 168
Rank change year-on-year -1 +16 +4
Permanent jobs citing Decision-Making 194 219 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.93% 2.14% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 2.34% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 123 146 179
South West median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,900 £32,663 £24,950
90th Percentile £86,250 £65,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £52,766 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.06% - +6.88%

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 9,294 9,357 9,763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.66% 91.25% 91.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7,378 7,704 8,132
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 2018. 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 +17 75 £57,500 +16.16% 15
Somerset +25 29 £50,164 +27.00% 4
Wiltshire -14 28 £58,208 -10.45% 6
Gloucestershire +17 23 £45,500 -15.74% 5
Cornwall -5 21 £29,000 - 1
Dorset -13 13 £50,000 +17.65% 3
Devon +13 5 £40,000 +42.86% 6
Decision-Making
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 74 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (29.38%) Finance
3 49 (25.26%) Degree
4 47 (24.23%) SQL
5 43 (22.16%) Microsoft
6 40 (20.62%) Analytical Skills
6 40 (20.62%) Problem-Solving
7 37 (19.07%) .NET
8 35 (18.04%) Business Intelligence
9 33 (17.01%) HTML
10 32 (16.49%) Amazon AWS
11 31 (15.98%) Security Cleared
11 31 (15.98%) C#
11 31 (15.98%) SQL Server
11 31 (15.98%) Scrum
12 30 (15.46%) Microsoft Azure
12 30 (15.46%) Big Data
13 29 (14.95%) Project Management
14 27 (13.92%) MVC
14 27 (13.92%) Line Management
14 27 (13.92%) Computer Science
15 26 (13.40%) C
15 26 (13.40%) JavaScript
16 25 (12.89%) Software Engineering
16 25 (12.89%) Continuous Improvement
17 24 (12.37%) Analytics
17 24 (12.37%) ITIL
18 23 (11.86%) Telecoms
18 23 (11.86%) HTML5
18 23 (11.86%) Git (software)

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 12 (6.19%) Apache Spark
2 7 (3.61%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (3.09%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.06%) Apache Pig
4 4 (2.06%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.55%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.52%) Apache
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.52%) JBoss
6 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (7.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (6.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (3.61%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.09%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.55%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.52%) Primavera
2 1 (0.52%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 32 (16.49%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (15.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.64%) IaaS
3 9 (4.64%) PaaS
3 9 (4.64%) SaaS
4 7 (3.61%) Amazon Kinesis
4 7 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.58%) Slack
6 3 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.55%) Serverless
7 2 (1.03%) Azure Functions
7 2 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.03%) Office 365
8 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.64%) Firewall
2 8 (4.12%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (4.12%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (4.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 8 (4.12%) HTTP
3 7 (3.61%) Cisco ISE
3 7 (3.61%) Network Security
3 7 (3.61%) TACACS
3 7 (3.61%) tcpdump
3 7 (3.61%) Wireshark
4 6 (3.09%) Skype
4 6 (3.09%) SSL
5 5 (2.58%) Internet
6 1 (0.52%) Extranet
6 1 (0.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.52%) HbbTV
6 1 (0.52%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.98%) SQL Server
2 30 (15.46%) Big Data
3 20 (10.31%) Relational Database
4 19 (9.79%) NoSQL
5 15 (7.73%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (6.19%) RDBMS
7 11 (5.67%) MongoDB
8 10 (5.15%) Hadoop
9 9 (4.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (4.64%) CouchDB
9 9 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (3.61%) Amazon Redshift
11 7 (3.61%) Data Mining
12 6 (3.09%) MySQL
12 6 (3.09%) Power BI
13 5 (2.58%) Apache Hive
14 4 (2.06%) Qlik Sense
14 4 (2.06%) QlikView
14 4 (2.06%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 23 (11.86%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.67%) JIRA
2 11 (5.67%) Visual Studio
3 9 (4.64%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.61%) Mercurial
5 6 (3.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (3.09%) MSBuild
6 5 (2.58%) Hudson
6 5 (2.58%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (2.58%) Selenium
6 5 (2.58%) Subversion
7 4 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.55%) JUnit
8 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.03%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.03%) CruiseControl
9 2 (1.03%) FishEye
9 2 (1.03%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (1.03%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.03%) Zephyr
General
1 57 (29.38%) Finance
2 23 (11.86%) Telecoms
3 15 (7.73%) Marketing
4 12 (6.19%) Banking
4 12 (6.19%) Manufacturing
5 10 (5.15%) Retail
6 6 (3.09%) Electronics
7 4 (2.06%) Billing
8 3 (1.55%) Automotive
8 3 (1.55%) Back Office
9 2 (1.03%) Legal
9 2 (1.03%) Military
10 1 (0.52%) French Language
10 1 (0.52%) Law
10 1 (0.52%) Local Government
10 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (13.92%) Architect
2 24 (12.37%) Developer
3 18 (9.28%) Analyst
4 14 (7.22%) AWS Architect
5 11 (5.67%) .NET Developer
5 11 (5.67%) Business Manager
6 10 (5.15%) Consultant
6 10 (5.15%) Project Manager
6 10 (5.15%) Senior Manager
6 10 (5.15%) Software Engineer
6 10 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (5.15%) Systems Analyst
6 10 (5.15%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (4.64%) Business Systems Analyst
8 8 (4.12%) Graduate
8 8 (4.12%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (4.12%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
8 8 (4.12%) Senior Solutions Analyst
8 8 (4.12%) Service Manager
8 8 (4.12%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (19.07%) .NET
2 33 (17.01%) HTML
3 23 (11.86%) HTML5
4 19 (9.79%) ASP.NET
4 19 (9.79%) CSS
5 18 (9.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (8.76%) REST
7 14 (7.22%) AngularJS
8 11 (5.67%) Web Services
9 10 (5.15%) jQuery
10 9 (4.64%) Kafka
10 9 (4.64%) SOAP
10 9 (4.64%) XML
11 8 (4.12%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (4.12%) JSON
11 8 (4.12%) Middleware
11 8 (4.12%) React
12 6 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 6 (3.09%) RESTful
13 4 (2.06%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (20.62%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.28%) Management Information System
3 16 (8.25%) User Experience
4 14 (7.22%) Public Cloud
4 14 (7.22%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (4.12%) Data Structures
7 7 (3.61%) Private Cloud
8 6 (3.09%) Algorithms
8 6 (3.09%) Data Centre
9 5 (2.58%) Industry 4.0
9 5 (2.58%) N-Tier
10 4 (2.06%) Social Media
11 2 (1.03%) Driving Licence
11 2 (1.03%) PMI
12 1 (0.52%) EPoS
12 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.52%) Smart Home
12 1 (0.52%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.22%) Windows
2 10 (5.15%) Linux
3 5 (2.58%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.52%) Unix
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (20.62%) Problem-Solving
3 35 (18.04%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (15.98%) Scrum
5 29 (14.95%) Project Management
6 27 (13.92%) Computer Science
6 27 (13.92%) Line Management
6 27 (13.92%) MVC
7 25 (12.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 25 (12.89%) Software Engineering
8 24 (12.37%) Analytics
8 24 (12.37%) ITIL
9 22 (11.34%) CRM
10 21 (10.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (9.79%) BDD
11 19 (9.79%) TDD
12 17 (8.76%) Change Management
12 17 (8.76%) Risk Management
12 17 (8.76%) Technical Leadership
13 16 (8.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 47 (24.23%) SQL
2 31 (15.98%) C#
3 26 (13.40%) C
3 26 (13.40%) JavaScript
4 21 (10.82%) Java
5 12 (6.19%) Python
6 9 (4.64%) PHP
7 7 (3.61%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.61%) ES6
7 7 (3.61%) Scala
7 7 (3.61%) Tcl
7 7 (3.61%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.58%) C++
9 4 (2.06%) R
9 4 (2.06%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.55%) VBA
11 2 (1.03%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.52%) Fortran
12 1 (0.52%) Java 8
12 1 (0.52%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 49 (25.26%) Degree
2 31 (15.98%) Security Cleared
3 20 (10.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (9.79%) SC Cleared
5 15 (7.73%) MCSE
6 14 (7.22%) AWS Certification
6 14 (7.22%) MCSA
7 9 (4.64%) DV Cleared
8 8 (4.12%) CCNP
8 8 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (3.61%) CCNA
9 7 (3.61%) CCSA
9 7 (3.61%) CCSE
9 7 (3.61%) Postgraduate
10 4 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.55%) MCITP
12 2 (1.03%) ISTQB
12 2 (1.03%) PMI Certification
12 2 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.67%) QA
2 6 (3.09%) SLA
3 4 (2.06%) PMO
4 2 (1.03%) GDPR
5 1 (0.52%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.52%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.52%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (4.12%) VMware NSX
2 5 (2.58%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.55%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.03%) Docker
6 1 (0.52%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 7 (3.61%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 43 (22.16%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.73%) SAP
3 11 (5.67%) VMware
4 9 (4.64%) Cisco
4 9 (4.64%) Oracle
5 8 (4.12%) CheckPoint
5 8 (4.12%) F5
5 8 (4.12%) Tableau
6 7 (3.61%) ArcSight
6 7 (3.61%) Blue Coat
7 5 (2.58%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.06%) Adobe
8 4 (2.06%) EMC
8 4 (2.06%) Google
9 3 (1.55%) ConnectWise
9 3 (1.55%) Mitel
9 3 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.03%) HP
10 2 (1.03%) Informatica
11 1 (0.52%) NetApp