Backlog Prioritisation
UK

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Backlog Prioritisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Backlog Prioritisation over the 6 months to 26 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 587 520 600
Rank change year-on-year -67 +80 +28
Permanent jobs citing Backlog Prioritisation 239 585 669
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.53% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.55% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 165 347 359
10th Percentile £52,500 £47,650 £42,000
25th Percentile £67,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £71,603 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.73% +14.56% +8.70%
75th Percentile £88,750 £100,000 £72,933
90th Percentile £100,000 £117,236 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +23.81% -2.33%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

Backlog Prioritisation 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 69,311 105,505 133,610
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 88.77% 95.55% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 51,446 63,554 81,288
10th Percentile £29,500 £34,591 £32,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,750 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +6.80% +7.29%

Backlog Prioritisation
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Backlog Prioritisation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Backlog Prioritisation in the UK

Backlog Prioritisation
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Backlog Prioritisation.

Salary trend for Backlog Prioritisation in the UK

Backlog Prioritisation
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Backlog Prioritisation over the 6 months to 26 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Backlog Prioritisation in the UK

Backlog Prioritisation
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Backlog Prioritisation within the UK over the 6 months to 26 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England -16 231 £80,000 +11.73% 66
London +100 123 £87,500 +10.76% 35
UK excluding London -106 111 £70,000 +7.69% 27
Work from Home -23 97 £73,805 +9.34% 26
North of England +38 35 £70,000 +7.69% 10
Midlands +23 30 £70,000 +55.56% 6
South East -1 30 £56,000 -6.67% 7
West Midlands +30 16 £70,000 +55.56% 6
Yorkshire +62 15 £70,000 -20.89% 5
East Midlands +15 14 - -
South West -7 13 £60,000 -12.82% 2
North West +29 11 £70,000 +21.74% 4
North East +10 9 £47,500 - 1
Scotland -33 3 £57,000 -43.98%
Wales +8 1 £77,762 +35.24%

Backlog Prioritisation
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (5.86%) Confluence
2 2 (0.84%) CMS
3 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (2.93%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (2.93%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (2.09%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.42%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.79%) Power Platform
2 14 (5.86%) GCP
3 12 (5.02%) SaaS
4 7 (2.93%) Azure
4 7 (2.93%) Azure DevOps
5 6 (2.51%) AWS
6 5 (2.09%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (2.09%) Serverless
7 4 (1.67%) Amazon Cognito
7 4 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (1.67%) Boomi
7 4 (1.67%) Datadog
7 4 (1.67%) dbt
7 4 (1.67%) Fivetran
7 4 (1.67%) Prefect
7 4 (1.67%) Snowflake
8 2 (0.84%) Asana
8 2 (0.84%) Basecamp
8 2 (0.84%) SAP Commerce Cloud
8 2 (0.84%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.93%) WebEx
2 1 (0.42%) 5G
2 1 (0.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.79%) Power BI
2 8 (3.35%) Tableau
3 6 (2.51%) RDBMS
3 6 (2.51%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.67%) Parquet
6 3 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.42%) Big Data
7 1 (0.42%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 25 (10.46%) JIRA
2 2 (0.84%) Cucumber
2 2 (0.84%) Cypress.io
3 1 (0.42%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.42%) GitLab
3 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
General
1 57 (23.85%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (22.18%) Social Skills
3 26 (10.88%) Finance
4 21 (8.79%) Marketing
5 19 (7.95%) Retail
6 18 (7.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 15 (6.28%) Telecoms
8 14 (5.86%) Brand Awareness
9 8 (3.35%) Legal
10 7 (2.93%) Back Office
10 7 (2.93%) Publishing
11 4 (1.67%) Health Technology
11 4 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (1.26%) Influencing Skills
12 3 (1.26%) Presentation Skills
13 2 (0.84%) Local Government
14 1 (0.42%) Games
14 1 (0.42%) Law
14 1 (0.42%) Organisational Skills
14 1 (0.42%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 71 (29.71%) Product Owner
2 36 (15.06%) Analyst
3 34 (14.23%) Product Manager
4 31 (12.97%) Lead
5 18 (7.53%) Business Analyst
6 17 (7.11%) Senior
7 16 (6.69%) Lead Product Manager
8 15 (6.28%) Engineering Manager
9 14 (5.86%) Customer Experience Manager
10 12 (5.02%) Delivery Manager
11 10 (4.18%) Systems Analyst
12 9 (3.77%) Agile Delivery Manager
12 9 (3.77%) Operations Analyst
12 9 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (2.93%) E-Commerce Executive
13 7 (2.93%) Product Analyst
13 7 (2.93%) Product Specialist
13 7 (2.93%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
14 6 (2.51%) Data Manager
14 6 (2.51%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.79%) Velocity
2 14 (5.86%) React
3 9 (3.77%) Middleware
4 8 (3.35%) Web Services
5 4 (1.67%) JSON
5 4 (1.67%) RESTful
6 3 (1.26%) .NET
7 2 (0.84%) CSS
7 2 (0.84%) HTML
7 2 (0.84%) Spring
8 1 (0.42%) AWS CDK
8 1 (0.42%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.42%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 126 (52.72%) Product Ownership
2 14 (5.86%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (5.44%) Data Structures
4 7 (2.93%) Algorithms
4 7 (2.93%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.09%) Low-Code
5 5 (2.09%) Reference Data
6 4 (1.67%) Culture of Ownership
6 4 (1.67%) PMI
7 3 (1.26%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.26%) Onboarding
7 3 (1.26%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.84%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.42%) LIMS
9 1 (0.42%) NHS
9 1 (0.42%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.42%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.42%) Team-Oriented Environment
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.84%) Android
1 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.42%) Linux
2 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (74.90%) Agile
2 126 (52.72%) Roadmaps
3 109 (45.61%) Scrum
4 102 (42.68%) Product Roadmap
5 97 (40.59%) Product Backlog
6 94 (39.33%) Product Vision
7 78 (32.64%) User Stories
8 57 (23.85%) Backlog Management
9 55 (23.01%) Acceptance Criteria
9 55 (23.01%) Backlog Refinement
10 54 (22.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 52 (21.76%) Project Management
12 51 (21.34%) Wireframes
13 50 (20.92%) Customer Journey Map
13 50 (20.92%) Journey Map
14 47 (19.67%) Problem-Solving
15 44 (18.41%) Mentoring
16 42 (17.57%) Epics
16 42 (17.57%) Product Requirements
16 42 (17.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (27.20%) SQL
2 20 (8.37%) TypeScript
3 19 (7.95%) Python
4 14 (5.86%) C
5 6 (2.51%) Java
6 4 (1.67%) C#
6 4 (1.67%) Scala
7 2 (0.84%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.42%) Bash
8 1 (0.42%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 54 (22.59%) Degree
2 8 (3.35%) Master's Degree
2 8 (3.35%) MBA
3 4 (1.67%) CSPO
3 4 (1.67%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.67%) SAFe Agilist
4 3 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (13.39%) QA
2 2 (0.84%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.42%) GxP
3 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.42%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) Ansible
1 1 (0.42%) Grafana
1 1 (0.42%) Kibana
1 1 (0.42%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.42%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (6.69%) Google
2 12 (5.02%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.93%) Alteryx
3 7 (2.93%) Genesys
4 6 (2.51%) YouTube
5 5 (2.09%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.67%) Dataiku
7 2 (0.84%) Salesforce
7 2 (0.84%) SAP
8 1 (0.42%) Cadence
8 1 (0.42%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.42%) Okta