Period
to 14 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for Software Optimisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Optimisation over the 6 months to 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Optimisation
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 696 - 857
Rank change year-on-year - +857 +15
Permanent jobs citing Software Optimisation 2 0 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.004% - 0.007%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.004% - 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) - - £55,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +19.05% -4.55% -18.52%

Software Optimisation 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 UK excluding London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 50,867 42,260 75,515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 92.53% 91.31% 91.86%
Number of salaries quoted 35,934 33,749 59,002
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,900 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.95% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £61,145 £58,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,600 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Software Optimisation
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Software Optimisation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Software Optimisation in the UK excluding London

Software Optimisation
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Optimisation in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Software Optimisation in the UK excluding London

Software Optimisation
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Optimisation within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 14 June 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
North West - 2 - -
North of England - 2 - -
Software Optimisation
UK

For the 6 months to 14 June 2021, IT jobs citing Software Optimisation 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Software Optimisation.

1 2 (100.00%) DNA
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Facilities Management
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (100.00%) Business Case
1 2 (100.00%) Social Skills

Software Optimisation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) SOC Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Case
1 2 (100.00%) DNA
1 2 (100.00%) Facilities Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery