Period
to 22 March 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 22 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Decision-Making
England > South West
6 months to
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 147 129 152
Rank change year-on-year -18 +23 +53
Permanent jobs citing Decision-Making 206 269 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.04% 2.58% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 2.84% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 135 128 155
South West median annual salary £50,164 £43,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.66% -7.89% +18.75%
10th Percentile £30,200 £32,500 £33,250
90th Percentile £84,000 £65,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 9,326 9,484 9,315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.19% 91.13% 91.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7,258 7,731 7,686
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,155
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.72% +3.48%

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 22 March 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 22 March 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 +7 74 £60,000 +23.08% 10
Gloucestershire +33 40 £55,000 +2.33% 1
Wiltshire +14 34 £46,357 +9.08% 1
Somerset -7 25 £50,164 +27.00%
Dorset -12 13 £36,000 -15.30% 1
Devon +8 12 £37,500 +10.29% 1
Cornwall -23 6 - -
Decision-Making
England

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 66 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (26.70%) Degree
3 51 (24.76%) Problem-Solving
4 49 (23.79%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (22.82%) Microsoft
6 43 (20.87%) Analytics
7 42 (20.39%) Security Cleared
8 36 (17.48%) SQL
9 34 (16.50%) Finance
10 33 (16.02%) Big Data
11 32 (15.53%) Microsoft Azure
11 32 (15.53%) Windows
12 31 (15.05%) .NET
12 31 (15.05%) Visualisation
13 30 (14.56%) C
14 29 (14.08%) ITIL
15 28 (13.59%) Data Analysis
15 28 (13.59%) SC Cleared
16 25 (12.14%) C#
16 25 (12.14%) SQL Server
17 24 (11.65%) Microsoft Certification
17 24 (11.65%) Marketing
18 23 (11.17%) Software Engineering
18 23 (11.17%) Scrum
18 23 (11.17%) Business Intelligence
18 23 (11.17%) Hadoop
18 23 (11.17%) Data Analytics
19 22 (10.68%) Statistics
20 21 (10.19%) MCSA
20 21 (10.19%) Mathematics

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 (6.80%) Apache Spark
2 13 (6.31%) Apache Pig
3 8 (3.88%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.94%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.46%) Apache
5 3 (1.46%) IIS
5 3 (1.46%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.97%) JBoss
7 1 (0.49%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 12 (5.83%) MS Visio
2 11 (5.34%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.91%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.97%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.49%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.49%) SPSS
7 1 (0.49%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (15.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (9.22%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (7.28%) IaaS
3 15 (7.28%) PaaS
4 8 (3.88%) SaaS
5 6 (2.91%) Office 365
5 6 (2.91%) Serverless
6 4 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.94%) Slack
7 3 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.97%) Azure Functions
8 2 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.83%) Firewall
2 10 (4.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 8 (3.88%) DNS
3 8 (3.88%) Network Security
3 8 (3.88%) SSL
4 7 (3.40%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (3.40%) Cisco ISE
4 7 (3.40%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (3.40%) SAN
4 7 (3.40%) TACACS
4 7 (3.40%) tcpdump
4 7 (3.40%) Wireshark
5 6 (2.91%) HTTP
6 5 (2.43%) Intranet
6 5 (2.43%) VPN
6 5 (2.43%) Wireless
7 4 (1.94%) Skype
8 3 (1.46%) Internet
8 3 (1.46%) LAN
8 3 (1.46%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.02%) Big Data
2 25 (12.14%) SQL Server
3 23 (11.17%) Hadoop
4 15 (7.28%) Data Mining
5 14 (6.80%) Apache Hive
6 13 (6.31%) Text Mining
7 12 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (5.83%) NoSQL
7 12 (5.83%) Relational Database
8 10 (4.85%) RDBMS
9 9 (4.37%) MongoDB
10 8 (3.88%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (3.88%) CouchDB
11 5 (2.43%) Power BI
11 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.94%) Geospatial Data
13 3 (1.46%) QlikView
14 2 (0.97%) JasperReports
14 2 (0.97%) Spotfire
15 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (6.31%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.85%) Visual Studio
3 9 (4.37%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.40%) Mercurial
5 6 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (2.91%) MSBuild
6 3 (1.46%) Hudson
6 3 (1.46%) JIRA
6 3 (1.46%) Maven
6 3 (1.46%) Selenium
7 2 (0.97%) Ant
7 2 (0.97%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.97%) JUnit
7 2 (0.97%) VersionOne
7 2 (0.97%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.49%) Gradle
8 1 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 34 (16.50%) Finance
2 24 (11.65%) Marketing
3 19 (9.22%) Banking
4 18 (8.74%) Retail
5 16 (7.77%) Telecoms
6 12 (5.83%) Manufacturing
7 8 (3.88%) Military
8 7 (3.40%) Electronics
9 3 (1.46%) Local Government
10 1 (0.49%) Law
10 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (12.14%) Analyst
2 20 (9.71%) Architect
2 20 (9.71%) Developer
3 14 (6.80%) Data Scientist
3 14 (6.80%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (5.34%) Principal Engineer
4 11 (5.34%) Principal Systems Engineer
5 9 (4.37%) .NET Developer
5 9 (4.37%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 9 (4.37%) Business Manager
5 9 (4.37%) Junior
6 8 (3.88%) AWS Architect
6 8 (3.88%) Product Owner
6 8 (3.88%) Project Manager
6 8 (3.88%) Software Engineer
6 8 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (3.40%) Graduate
7 7 (3.40%) Junior Systems Engineer
7 7 (3.40%) Network Engineer
7 7 (3.40%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.05%) .NET
2 18 (8.74%) HTML
3 16 (7.77%) CSS
4 15 (7.28%) HTML5
5 13 (6.31%) ASP.NET
5 13 (6.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (5.34%) AngularJS
7 9 (4.37%) REST
8 8 (3.88%) JSON
8 8 (3.88%) Kafka
9 6 (2.91%) Middleware
9 6 (2.91%) XML
10 5 (2.43%) React
11 4 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (1.94%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (1.46%) Web Services
13 2 (0.97%) Entity Framework
13 2 (0.97%) Hibernate
13 2 (0.97%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 49 (23.79%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.71%) User Experience
3 19 (9.22%) Management Information System
4 18 (8.74%) Data Structures
5 14 (6.80%) Algorithms
5 14 (6.80%) Social Media
6 9 (4.37%) Data Centre
6 9 (4.37%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (4.37%) Public Cloud
7 8 (3.88%) Driving Licence
8 7 (3.40%) Private Cloud
9 6 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (2.43%) Industry 4.0
11 3 (1.46%) Wiki
12 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 1 (0.49%) Blog
13 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.49%) Renewable Energy
13 1 (0.49%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.53%) Windows
2 19 (9.22%) Linux
3 13 (6.31%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.97%) CentOS
5 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (24.76%) Problem-Solving
3 43 (20.87%) Analytics
4 31 (15.05%) Visualisation
5 29 (14.08%) ITIL
6 28 (13.59%) Data Analysis
7 23 (11.17%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (11.17%) Data Analytics
7 23 (11.17%) Scrum
7 23 (11.17%) Software Engineering
8 22 (10.68%) Statistics
9 21 (10.19%) Mathematics
10 19 (9.22%) Data Science
10 19 (9.22%) Machine Learning
10 19 (9.22%) Project Management
11 17 (8.25%) Microservices
11 17 (8.25%) MVC
11 17 (8.25%) Technical Leadership
12 16 (7.77%) Artificial Intelligence
12 16 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (17.48%) SQL
2 30 (14.56%) C
3 25 (12.14%) C#
4 17 (8.25%) JavaScript
4 17 (8.25%) PowerShell
5 15 (7.28%) Python
6 12 (5.83%) Java
7 10 (4.85%) Bash Shell
8 7 (3.40%) R
8 7 (3.40%) Tcl
9 5 (2.43%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.94%) ES6
11 2 (0.97%) C++
11 2 (0.97%) HiveQL
11 2 (0.97%) Java 8
12 1 (0.49%) Fortran
12 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.49%) PHP
12 1 (0.49%) XPath
12 1 (0.49%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 55 (26.70%) Degree
2 42 (20.39%) Security Cleared
3 28 (13.59%) SC Cleared
4 24 (11.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (10.19%) MCSA
6 9 (4.37%) MCSE
7 8 (3.88%) AWS Certification
7 8 (3.88%) CCNA
7 8 (3.88%) CCNP
7 8 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (3.40%) CCSA
8 7 (3.40%) CCSE
8 7 (3.40%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (2.91%) DV Cleared
10 5 (2.43%) MCITP
11 4 (1.94%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (1.46%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.97%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.49%) CIPD
14 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.25%) SLA
2 10 (4.85%) PMO
3 6 (2.91%) QA
4 2 (0.97%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.49%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.49%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.49%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (9.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.37%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.40%) VMware NSX
3 7 (3.40%) XenApp
4 5 (2.43%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.46%) Docker
5 3 (1.46%) vSphere
6 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (3.40%) ArcSight ESM
2 6 (2.91%) SCCM
3 5 (2.43%) SCOM
3 5 (2.43%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.97%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.97%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.97%) LiteSpeed
5 1 (0.49%) Ansible
5 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.49%) Puppet
5 1 (0.49%) Terraform
5 1 (0.49%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 47 (22.82%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.74%) Tableau
3 14 (6.80%) Cisco
3 14 (6.80%) VMware
4 12 (5.83%) F5
5 11 (5.34%) Citrix
6 9 (4.37%) SAP
7 7 (3.40%) ArcSight
7 7 (3.40%) Blue Coat
7 7 (3.40%) CheckPoint
8 5 (2.43%) Dell
8 5 (2.43%) Google
8 5 (2.43%) HP
8 5 (2.43%) Juniper
9 4 (1.94%) Avaya
9 4 (1.94%) Oracle
10 3 (1.46%) Adobe
10 3 (1.46%) IBM
10 3 (1.46%) NetApp
10 3 (1.46%) Salesforce.com