Period
to 30 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Change Control skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Change Control over the 6 months to 30 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Control
UK
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 333 349 379
Rank change year-on-year +16 +30 -87
Permanent jobs citing Change Control 1,083 1,371 1,449
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.92% 0.92% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.00% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 723 1,066 1,150
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06% +2.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,725
90th Percentile £77,450 £73,125 £75,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -1.16%

Change Control 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.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 108,782 137,556 163,435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.91% 92.23% 92.18%
Number of salaries quoted 86,195 108,320 133,208
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in the UK

Change Control
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Change Control.

Salary trend for Change Control in the UK

Change Control
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Change Control over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Salary histogram for Change Control in the UK

Change Control
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control within the UK over the 6 months to 30 March 2020. 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 +33 1,044 £50,000 +5.26% 122
UK excluding London -16 597 £45,000 - 99
London +86 468 £58,000 +5.45% 33
South East +27 203 £47,500 +5.56% 19
Midlands +68 180 £42,500 - 18
West Midlands +35 117 £42,500 - 9
North of England -46 98 £40,000 -5.88% 29
North West -7 72 £40,000 -8.05% 22
East Midlands +61 63 £37,850 -15.89% 9
East of England +4 62 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Work from Home -17 37 £47,500 +11.76% 11
South West +5 28 £50,300 +0.60% 14
Scotland +2 18 £60,000 +44.58% 6
North East +16 15 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Wales -5 12 £36,250 -14.71% 6
Yorkshire -34 11 £40,000 -8.05% 6
Northern Ireland +18 2 £55,000 -4.35%

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, IT jobs citing Change Control 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 Change Control.

1 360 (33.24%) Project Management
2 290 (26.78%) Finance
3 284 (26.22%) Agile Software Development
4 275 (25.39%) SQL
5 271 (25.02%) SQL Server
6 260 (24.01%) Microsoft
7 256 (23.64%) Windows
8 247 (22.81%) Azure
9 216 (19.94%) Analytical Skills
10 193 (17.82%) Degree
11 191 (17.64%) Project Delivery
12 186 (17.17%) Problem-Solving
13 185 (17.08%) ITIL
14 160 (14.77%) Business Intelligence
15 157 (14.50%) Analytics
16 155 (14.31%) Office 365
17 153 (14.13%) Active Directory
18 148 (13.67%) Stakeholder Management
19 135 (12.47%) Oracle
20 133 (12.28%) Change Management
21 132 (12.19%) PRINCE2
22 118 (10.90%) AWS
23 117 (10.80%) SLA
24 116 (10.71%) Linux
24 116 (10.71%) VMware
25 114 (10.53%) Proactive Monitoring
26 113 (10.43%) Data Analysis
27 112 (10.34%) .NET
28 111 (10.25%) Firewall
29 107 (9.88%) ETL

Change Control
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 79 (7.29%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.22%) IIS
3 21 (1.94%) MS Exchange
4 14 (1.29%) Confluence
5 10 (0.92%) Apache
6 8 (0.74%) nginx
6 8 (0.74%) Skype for Business
7 7 (0.65%) CMS
7 7 (0.65%) Jupyter
8 5 (0.46%) SAS
9 4 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.18%) MTS
10 2 (0.18%) Sitefinity
10 2 (0.18%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.092%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.092%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.092%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.092%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.092%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 70 (6.46%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (4.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (3.69%) Microsoft Project
4 31 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 26 (2.40%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.37%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 33 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.39%) Magento
3 10 (0.92%) SAP Hybris
4 9 (0.83%) SAP S/4HANA
5 7 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.65%) Primavera
5 7 (0.65%) R3 Corda
6 5 (0.46%) SAP BPC
6 5 (0.46%) SDL Web 8
7 3 (0.28%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.18%) Elite 3E
8 2 (0.18%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.092%) HFM
9 1 (0.092%) Oracle ASCP
9 1 (0.092%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.092%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.092%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.092%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 247 (22.81%) Azure
2 155 (14.31%) Office 365
3 118 (10.90%) AWS
4 59 (5.45%) SaaS
5 56 (5.17%) Power Platform
6 27 (2.49%) PowerApps
7 25 (2.31%) Dynamics 365
8 20 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
9 18 (1.66%) GitHub
10 17 (1.57%) ShareGate
11 16 (1.48%) Microsoft Flow
12 15 (1.39%) OneDrive
13 14 (1.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 12 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
14 12 (1.11%) IaaS
14 12 (1.11%) Serverless
15 11 (1.02%) Amazon S3
15 11 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
15 11 (1.02%) Datadog
15 11 (1.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 111 (10.25%) Firewall
2 81 (7.48%) LAN
3 76 (7.02%) WAN
4 66 (6.09%) SAN
5 61 (5.63%) TCP/IP
6 53 (4.89%) Wireless
7 52 (4.80%) Network Security
7 52 (4.80%) VPN
8 43 (3.97%) DNS
9 38 (3.51%) DHCP
9 38 (3.51%) VoIP
10 26 (2.40%) Skype
11 25 (2.31%) BGP
12 24 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
12 24 (2.22%) OSPF
12 24 (2.22%) Unified Communications
13 23 (2.12%) IPsec
14 22 (2.03%) NAS
15 18 (1.66%) FCoE
15 18 (1.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (25.02%) SQL Server
2 87 (8.03%) Data Lake
3 48 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 34 (3.14%) Power BI
6 31 (2.86%) Relational Database
7 29 (2.68%) Big Data
8 28 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 27 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (2.03%) NoSQL
11 22 (2.03%) SQL Server 2014
12 19 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
13 18 (1.66%) MySQL
14 14 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
15 13 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
16 11 (1.02%) DB2
16 11 (1.02%) RDBMS
17 9 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 36 (3.32%) Visual Studio
2 35 (3.23%) JIRA
3 32 (2.95%) Git (software)
4 27 (2.49%) Jenkins
5 21 (1.94%) JUnit
6 19 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 17 (1.57%) Subversion
8 13 (1.20%) Selenium
9 12 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (0.92%) TeamCity
11 9 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (0.37%) VersionOne
14 3 (0.28%) GoCD
15 2 (0.18%) Bitbucket
15 2 (0.18%) FitNesse
15 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio Code
15 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
16 1 (0.092%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 290 (26.78%) Finance
2 99 (9.14%) Retail
3 57 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 46 (4.25%) Public Sector
5 39 (3.60%) Legal
6 35 (3.23%) Banking
7 27 (2.49%) Automotive
8 22 (2.03%) Law
8 22 (2.03%) Local Government
9 15 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (1.20%) Police
11 12 (1.11%) Aerospace
11 12 (1.11%) Front Office
11 12 (1.11%) Marketing
12 7 (0.65%) Back Office
12 7 (0.65%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.55%) Games
13 6 (0.55%) iGaming
14 4 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 240 (22.16%) Analyst
2 163 (15.05%) Project Manager
3 134 (12.37%) Developer
4 88 (8.13%) Data Analyst
5 65 (6.00%) Network Engineer
6 54 (4.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 50 (4.62%) Business Analyst
8 47 (4.34%) IT Manager
9 46 (4.25%) Data Manager
10 43 (3.97%) .NET Developer
11 41 (3.79%) Applications Support
12 38 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
13 37 (3.42%) IT Engineer
13 37 (3.42%) Senior Manager
14 36 (3.32%) Support Engineer
15 32 (2.95%) Senior Developer
16 30 (2.77%) C# Developer
16 30 (2.77%) IT Project Manager
17 29 (2.68%) Java Developer
18 28 (2.59%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (10.34%) .NET
2 54 (4.99%) ASP.NET
3 53 (4.89%) CSS
4 44 (4.06%) HTML
5 40 (3.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (3.23%) .NET Framework
6 35 (3.23%) AngularJS
7 30 (2.77%) Web Services
7 30 (2.77%) XML
8 28 (2.59%) WCF
9 25 (2.31%) ASP.NET Web API
10 24 (2.22%) JSON
11 22 (2.03%) jQuery
12 19 (1.75%) React
12 19 (1.75%) Spring
13 18 (1.66%) Entity Framework
14 15 (1.39%) SOAP
15 14 (1.29%) REST
15 14 (1.29%) WinForms
16 12 (1.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 216 (19.94%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (7.94%) Data Centre
3 75 (6.93%) Management Information System
4 38 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 26 (2.40%) User Experience
7 22 (2.03%) PMI
7 22 (2.03%) Public Cloud
8 21 (1.94%) Replication
9 18 (1.66%) Driving Licence
10 16 (1.48%) Virtual Team
11 15 (1.39%) PKI
11 15 (1.39%) Reference Data
12 12 (1.11%) Clustering
13 11 (1.02%) CMDB
13 11 (1.02%) Fibre Optics
14 10 (0.92%) Algorithms
14 10 (0.92%) Fixed Income
14 10 (0.92%) FMCG
14 10 (0.92%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 256 (23.64%) Windows
2 116 (10.71%) Linux
3 106 (9.79%) Windows Server
4 48 (4.43%) Windows 10
5 36 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (2.95%) Unix
7 31 (2.86%) Windows 7
8 30 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (1.85%) Windows Server 2016
11 19 (1.75%) Ubuntu
12 15 (1.39%) VMS
13 13 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (1.02%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.74%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.28%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.28%) CentOS
17 3 (0.28%) Solaris
17 3 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (33.24%) Project Management
2 284 (26.22%) Agile Software Development
3 191 (17.64%) Project Delivery
4 186 (17.17%) Problem-Solving
5 185 (17.08%) ITIL
6 160 (14.77%) Business Intelligence
7 157 (14.50%) Analytics
8 148 (13.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 133 (12.28%) Change Management
10 132 (12.19%) PRINCE2
11 114 (10.53%) Proactive Monitoring
12 113 (10.43%) Data Analysis
13 107 (9.88%) Data Analytics
13 107 (9.88%) ETL
14 95 (8.77%) Visualisation
15 93 (8.59%) Data Extraction
16 92 (8.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 87 (8.03%) Service Delivery
18 77 (7.11%) Continuous Improvement
19 72 (6.65%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 275 (25.39%) SQL
2 100 (9.23%) C#
3 93 (8.59%) PowerShell
4 70 (6.46%) Java
5 62 (5.72%) JavaScript
6 50 (4.62%) Python
7 35 (3.23%) C
8 26 (2.40%) T-SQL
9 19 (1.75%) Bash Shell
10 15 (1.39%) TypeScript
11 12 (1.11%) VB
12 11 (1.02%) C++
13 6 (0.55%) ABAP
14 5 (0.46%) Perl
15 3 (0.28%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.28%) VBA
15 3 (0.28%) VBScript
16 2 (0.18%) PHP
16 2 (0.18%) XAML
17 1 (0.092%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 193 (17.82%) Degree
2 62 (5.72%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (3.88%) Security Cleared
4 39 (3.60%) CCNP
5 38 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (2.95%) PMI Certification
7 30 (2.77%) SC Cleared
8 26 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
9 24 (2.22%) CCNA
9 24 (2.22%) PMP
10 20 (1.85%) MCSE
11 19 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 17 (1.57%) ISEB
13 16 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (1.48%) Master's Degree
14 11 (1.02%) MCSA
15 10 (0.92%) PhD
15 10 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (0.83%) ISTQB
16 9 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (10.80%) SLA
2 70 (6.46%) QA
3 66 (6.09%) PMO
4 34 (3.14%) Data Quality
5 33 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 27 (2.49%) GDPR
7 17 (1.57%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.83%) P3O
9 8 (0.74%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.46%) GAMP
11 4 (0.37%) GxP
11 4 (0.37%) ISO 13485
11 4 (0.37%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.092%) BS7799
14 1 (0.092%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 1 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.092%) JSP 440
System Software
1 153 (14.13%) Active Directory
2 76 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 24 (2.22%) Docker
5 18 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (1.57%) Firmware
7 14 (1.29%) vSphere
8 8 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.46%) XenApp
11 3 (0.28%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.18%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 2 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.092%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.092%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.092%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.092%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 72 (6.65%) SCCM
2 43 (3.97%) Ansible
3 29 (2.68%) SCOM
4 21 (1.94%) WSUS
5 20 (1.85%) Terraform
6 16 (1.48%) Kubernetes
7 11 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (0.92%) Puppet
9 9 (0.83%) Cisco Prime
10 7 (0.65%) FortiGate
10 7 (0.65%) Grafana
10 7 (0.65%) Graphite
10 7 (0.65%) HP ALM
10 7 (0.65%) Packer
10 7 (0.65%) vCenter Server
11 6 (0.55%) Nagios
12 5 (0.46%) AirWatch
12 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
12 5 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
12 5 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 260 (24.01%) Microsoft
2 135 (12.47%) Oracle
3 116 (10.71%) VMware
4 105 (9.70%) Cisco
5 87 (8.03%) Cadence
6 86 (7.94%) Tableau
6 86 (7.94%) UiPath
7 85 (7.85%) Alteryx
7 85 (7.85%) Automation Anywhere
7 85 (7.85%) Blue Prism
7 85 (7.85%) Teradata
8 65 (6.00%) HP
9 48 (4.43%) SolarWinds
10 39 (3.60%) Citrix
11 38 (3.51%) SAP
12 35 (3.23%) NetApp
13 32 (2.95%) Red Hat
14 28 (2.59%) CheckPoint
15 27 (2.49%) Remedy
16 22 (2.03%) Salesforce.com