Period
to 20 September 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of BT products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BT over the 6 months to 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within BT Group plc.

BT
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 848 632 866
Rank change year-on-year -216 +234 +158
Permanent jobs citing BT 179 67 240
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.34% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 55 56 152
10th Percentile £28,145 £28,750 £21,911
25th Percentile £30,750 £31,250 £30,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £41,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year -21.21% +17.86% -11.02%

BT is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 47,337 19,522 59,558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.10% 39.74% 42.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31,373 15,445 45,696
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £88,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

BT
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for BT in the UK

BT
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing BT.

Salary trend for BT in the UK

BT
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing BT over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Salary histogram for BT in the UK

BT
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BT within the UK over the 6 months to 20 September 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
England -204 167 £46,250 +8.82% 58
London -144 109 £65,000 +52.94% 14
UK excluding London -203 68 £32,500 -21.21% 45
North of England -96 25 £58,750 +38.24% 5
Yorkshire - 21 £58,750 -
Work from Home -256 20 £62,500 -53.70% 8
Midlands - 14 £31,500 - 9
East Midlands - 8 £31,500 - 1
East of England -86 7 £28,779 -11.45% 5
South West -81 6 £37,500 - 11
West Midlands - 6 £50,214 - 8
Scotland -89 5 - -
South East -175 5 £65,000 +62.50% 14
Wales - 5 £31,500 -
North West -93 3 - - 5
North East - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, IT jobs citing BT 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 with a requirement for BT.

1 80 (44.69%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (37.43%) AWS
3 52 (29.05%) JavaScript
4 51 (28.49%) Pair Programming
5 48 (26.82%) Software Engineering
6 46 (25.70%) React
7 41 (22.91%) Docker
8 37 (20.67%) Digital Media
9 36 (20.11%) Front End Development
9 36 (20.11%) Microsoft
10 35 (19.55%) Node.js
10 35 (19.55%) Social Skills
11 33 (18.44%) Problem-Solving
11 33 (18.44%) webpack
11 33 (18.44%) Kubernetes
11 33 (18.44%) Java
11 33 (18.44%) Test Automation
12 29 (16.20%) TDD
12 29 (16.20%) PostgreSQL
13 28 (15.64%) HTML
13 28 (15.64%) SQL
13 28 (15.64%) CSS
13 28 (15.64%) TypeScript
14 27 (15.08%) Mentoring
14 27 (15.08%) Linux
15 25 (13.97%) Spring
15 25 (13.97%) Scala
15 25 (13.97%) Microservices
15 25 (13.97%) Low Latency
16 24 (13.41%) Git (software)

BT
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 15 (8.38%) Confluence
2 12 (6.70%) nginx
3 11 (6.15%) CMS
4 10 (5.59%) Apache
5 4 (2.23%) Apache Airflow
5 4 (2.23%) JBoss
6 3 (1.68%) Smallworld
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 10 (5.59%) Adobe Premiere
1 10 (5.59%) Final Cut Pro
2 8 (4.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.68%) AutoCAD
4 3 (1.68%) InVision
4 3 (1.68%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.68%) Sketch
5 2 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.68%) Shopify
2 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 67 (37.43%) AWS
2 21 (11.73%) Serverless
3 19 (10.61%) AWS Lambda
4 14 (7.82%) GitHub
5 12 (6.70%) AWS Fargate
6 10 (5.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 10 (5.59%) Amazon S3
6 10 (5.59%) Azure
6 10 (5.59%) CloudFront
7 9 (5.03%) Microsoft 365
7 9 (5.03%) SaaS
8 7 (3.91%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (2.23%) Adobe Analytics
9 4 (2.23%) Amazon EKS
9 4 (2.23%) Google Analytics
10 3 (1.68%) Google Workspace
11 2 (1.12%) Amazon ECS
11 2 (1.12%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.56%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.70%) HTTP
2 8 (4.47%) WAN
3 7 (3.91%) LAN
4 6 (3.35%) Broadband
4 6 (3.35%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.23%) SD-WAN
5 4 (2.23%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.68%) BGP
6 3 (1.68%) Firewall
6 3 (1.68%) GPON
6 3 (1.68%) MPLS
6 3 (1.68%) VoIP
6 3 (1.68%) VPN
7 2 (1.12%) DNS
7 2 (1.12%) Network Security
7 2 (1.12%) OSPF
8 1 (0.56%) 2G
8 1 (0.56%) 3G
8 1 (0.56%) Internet
8 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.20%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (11.73%) Relational Database
3 19 (10.61%) MySQL
4 14 (7.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 14 (7.82%) Redis
5 11 (6.15%) Hazelcast
6 8 (4.47%) Amazon Aurora
7 5 (2.79%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.23%) Amazon Athena
8 4 (2.23%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.68%) GIS
9 3 (1.68%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.56%) Big Data
10 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (18.44%) webpack
2 24 (13.41%) Git (software)
3 19 (10.61%) Jenkins
4 15 (8.38%) JIRA
5 14 (7.82%) GitLab
5 14 (7.82%) JUnit
5 14 (7.82%) Mockito
6 10 (5.59%) Babel
6 10 (5.59%) CircleCI
7 7 (3.91%) gulp
8 5 (2.79%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.68%) Axure RP
9 3 (1.68%) WiX
General
1 35 (19.55%) Social Skills
2 22 (12.29%) Marketing
3 21 (11.73%) Retail
3 21 (11.73%) Telecoms
4 14 (7.82%) Games
5 13 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (6.70%) Billing
7 6 (3.35%) Banking
8 5 (2.79%) Finance
9 2 (1.12%) Influencing Skills
9 2 (1.12%) Local Government
10 1 (0.56%) Back Office
10 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.56%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 58 (32.40%) Developer
2 20 (11.17%) Software Engineer
3 18 (10.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 17 (9.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 14 (7.82%) Java Engineer
5 14 (7.82%) Java Software Engineer
5 14 (7.82%) Senior Java Engineer
5 14 (7.82%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 12 (6.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 11 (6.15%) Scala Developer
8 10 (5.59%) Engineering Specialist
9 7 (3.91%) PHP Developer
9 7 (3.91%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.91%) Senior PHP Developer
10 6 (3.35%) Designer
11 5 (2.79%) IT Technician
12 4 (2.23%) AWS Engineer
12 4 (2.23%) Digital Developer
12 4 (2.23%) Product Manager
12 4 (2.23%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (25.70%) React
2 35 (19.55%) Node.js
3 28 (15.64%) CSS
3 28 (15.64%) HTML
4 25 (13.97%) Spring
5 21 (11.73%) Jest
6 20 (11.17%) HTML5
6 20 (11.17%) REST
7 17 (9.50%) Vue.js
8 15 (8.38%) Web Services
9 14 (7.82%) PowerMock
9 14 (7.82%) RabbitMQ
9 14 (7.82%) RESTful
9 14 (7.82%) Symfony
10 12 (6.70%) Apollo GraphQL
10 12 (6.70%) GraphQL
10 12 (6.70%) RxJS
10 12 (6.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 12 (6.70%) WebRTC
10 12 (6.70%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 37 (20.67%) Digital Media
2 15 (8.38%) Driving Licence
3 12 (6.70%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (6.15%) NHS
4 11 (6.15%) User Experience
5 10 (5.59%) Video Editing
6 4 (2.23%) Fibre Optics
6 4 (2.23%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.68%) BBC
7 3 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.12%) CUDA
8 2 (1.12%) Cyberattack
8 2 (1.12%) Media Streaming
8 2 (1.12%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.56%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.56%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.56%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.56%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.08%) Linux
2 14 (7.82%) Windows
3 9 (5.03%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.68%) Android
4 3 (1.68%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.56%) Android TV
5 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.56%) Solaris
5 1 (0.56%) Unix
5 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (44.69%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (28.49%) Pair Programming
3 48 (26.82%) Software Engineering
4 36 (20.11%) Front End Development
5 33 (18.44%) Problem-Solving
5 33 (18.44%) Test Automation
6 29 (16.20%) TDD
7 27 (15.08%) Mentoring
8 25 (13.97%) Low Latency
8 25 (13.97%) Microservices
9 23 (12.85%) Acceptance Criteria
10 22 (12.29%) E-Commerce
10 22 (12.29%) OO
11 19 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (10.06%) OOP
13 16 (8.94%) Software Architecture
14 15 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (8.38%) Machine Learning
15 14 (7.82%) Coaching
15 14 (7.82%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (29.05%) JavaScript
2 33 (18.44%) Java
3 28 (15.64%) SQL
3 28 (15.64%) TypeScript
4 25 (13.97%) Scala
5 23 (12.85%) PHP
6 20 (11.17%) Go
7 14 (7.82%) Java 11
7 14 (7.82%) Shell Script
8 11 (6.15%) PL/SQL
8 11 (6.15%) Python
9 10 (5.59%) ES6
10 8 (4.47%) PHP 5
10 8 (4.47%) PHP 7
11 2 (1.12%) C#
11 2 (1.12%) C++
12 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.56%) Perl
12 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (4.47%) DBS Check
1 8 (4.47%) Degree
2 7 (3.91%) A+ Certification
2 7 (3.91%) Master's Degree
2 7 (3.91%) MCP
2 7 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.68%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.68%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.12%) CCNP
5 2 (1.12%) CISM
5 2 (1.12%) CISSP
5 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) CCIE
6 1 (0.56%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.56%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.29%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) ITGC
3 1 (0.56%) NCSC
3 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (22.91%) Docker
2 8 (4.47%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.91%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 33 (18.44%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.12%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (1.12%) Terraform
3 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (20.11%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.17%) Samsung
3 15 (8.38%) Atlassian
4 14 (7.82%) Facebook
4 14 (7.82%) Instagram
4 14 (7.82%) Twitter
4 14 (7.82%) YouTube
5 12 (6.70%) Oracle
6 11 (6.15%) Openreach
7 10 (5.59%) Cisco
8 7 (3.91%) Adobe
8 7 (3.91%) Virgin Media
9 5 (2.79%) Google
10 4 (2.23%) Fujitsu
11 3 (1.68%) Fortinet
11 3 (1.68%) Juniper
11 3 (1.68%) Mapinfo
11 3 (1.68%) Mitel
12 2 (1.12%) Avaya
12 2 (1.12%) Ericsson