Period
to 19 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Change Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Change Management over the 6 months to 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Management
UK
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 108 112
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 -22
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 4,365 5,146 4,723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.94% 2.93% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 3.19% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,929 3,966 3,563
UK median annual salary £52,500 £53,625 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +4.13% +3.00%
10th Percentile £33,450 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Change Management 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 136,270 161,402 157,015
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.79% 91.81% 91.30%
Number of salaries quoted 107,376 131,581 129,238
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Change Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in the UK

Change Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Change Management.

Salary trend for Change Management in the UK

Change Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Change Management in the UK

Change Management
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 Management within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England +1 4,041 £55,000 - 519
UK excluding London +10 2,373 £50,000 +5.26% 384
London -9 1,830 £60,000 - 167
South East -1 721 £55,000 +10.00% 94
North of England +22 595 £50,000 +8.70% 103
Midlands +32 466 £45,000 - 69
West Midlands +21 362 £45,000 - 47
North West +26 332 £52,500 +9.38% 59
East of England +34 250 £46,000 -8.00% 42
Yorkshire +37 234 £40,000 -5.88% 38
South West -48 154 £46,250 +2.78% 44
Scotland -26 114 £45,000 -14.29% 15
East Midlands +10 101 £42,500 -10.53% 22
Wales +29 65 £45,250 +17.53% 13
North East -24 29 £42,500 -15.00% 6
Northern Ireland -45 7 £39,000 +48.57% 4
Isle of Man - 6 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, IT jobs citing Change Management 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 Management.

1 1,448 (33.17%) Finance
2 1,419 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
3 1,138 (26.07%) ITIL
4 1,047 (23.99%) Project Management
5 859 (19.68%) Microsoft
6 792 (18.14%) Degree
7 689 (15.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 634 (14.52%) Problem-Solving
9 629 (14.41%) SQL
10 618 (14.16%) Windows
11 591 (13.54%) Continuous Improvement
12 590 (13.52%) Management Information System
13 584 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
14 557 (12.76%) Banking
15 538 (12.33%) QA
16 487 (11.16%) Information Security
17 482 (11.04%) Business Analysis
18 449 (10.29%) Service Management
19 448 (10.26%) Service Delivery
20 430 (9.85%) PRINCE2
21 403 (9.23%) Decision-Making
22 393 (9.00%) Computer Science
23 379 (8.68%) Software Engineering
24 371 (8.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
25 353 (8.09%) User Stories
26 351 (8.04%) Portfolio Management
27 349 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
28 346 (7.93%) SLA
29 342 (7.84%) Scrum
30 335 (7.67%) Asset Management

Change Management
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
1 171 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 105 (2.41%) MS Exchange
3 95 (2.18%) IIS
4 72 (1.65%) Apache
5 63 (1.44%) Confluence
6 56 (1.28%) Apache Spark
7 54 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
8 50 (1.15%) Skype for Business
9 45 (1.03%) Tomcat
10 41 (0.94%) WebSphere
11 25 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
12 23 (0.53%) CMS
13 22 (0.50%) SAS
13 22 (0.50%) WebLogic
14 18 (0.41%) Documentum
15 17 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
16 16 (0.37%) IBM Notes
17 13 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
17 13 (0.30%) JBoss
17 13 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 259 (5.93%) Microsoft Office
2 225 (5.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 169 (3.87%) Microsoft Project
4 137 (3.14%) MS Visio
5 128 (2.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (0.21%) Open Workbench
7 5 (0.11%) Revit
7 5 (0.11%) UXPin
8 4 (0.092%) EngageOne
9 3 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.046%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.046%) MicroStation
11 1 (0.023%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.023%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.023%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.023%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.023%) PrintSoft PReS
11 1 (0.023%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 135 (3.09%) Temenos T24
2 114 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 101 (2.31%) thinkFolio
4 64 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
5 52 (1.19%) SAP S/4HANA
6 42 (0.96%) SAP ERP
7 32 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
8 26 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
9 18 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
9 18 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
10 17 (0.39%) NetSuite
10 17 (0.39%) SAP CO
10 17 (0.39%) SAP FI
11 16 (0.37%) Magento
12 15 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
13 14 (0.32%) Maximo
13 14 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
14 13 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
14 13 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 12 (0.27%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 349 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 261 (5.98%) Office 365
3 240 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
4 138 (3.16%) SaaS
5 91 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
6 81 (1.86%) PaaS
7 44 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
8 39 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
8 39 (0.89%) IaaS
9 36 (0.82%) Amazon EMR
10 33 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
11 20 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
12 17 (0.39%) GitHub
13 14 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
13 14 (0.32%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 13 (0.30%) IBM Cloud
15 11 (0.25%) Serverless
16 10 (0.23%) Amazon S3
16 10 (0.23%) OneDrive
16 10 (0.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 315 (7.22%) Firewall
2 229 (5.25%) WAN
3 216 (4.95%) LAN
4 157 (3.60%) DNS
5 127 (2.91%) TCP/IP
6 123 (2.82%) SAN
6 123 (2.82%) VPN
7 119 (2.73%) DHCP
8 107 (2.45%) Internet
9 97 (2.22%) Wireless
10 88 (2.02%) Network Security
11 79 (1.81%) MPLS
12 78 (1.79%) VoIP
13 76 (1.74%) BGP
13 76 (1.74%) VLAN
14 73 (1.67%) SSL
15 71 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
16 63 (1.44%) OSPF
17 59 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
18 52 (1.19%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 310 (7.10%) SQL Server
2 90 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
3 88 (2.02%) Big Data
4 85 (1.95%) Relational Database
5 80 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 77 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 65 (1.49%) NoSQL
8 59 (1.35%) Hadoop
9 56 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
10 53 (1.21%) MySQL
11 51 (1.17%) Oracle Database
11 51 (1.17%) Power BI
12 48 (1.10%) RDBMS
13 45 (1.03%) MongoDB
14 41 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
14 41 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
14 41 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 40 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
16 37 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
17 36 (0.82%) Flink
Development Applications
1 231 (5.29%) JIRA
2 120 (2.75%) Git (software)
3 83 (1.90%) Jenkins
4 75 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 47 (1.08%) Subversion
6 40 (0.92%) Visual Studio
7 34 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
8 30 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
9 29 (0.66%) Hudson
9 29 (0.66%) Selenium
10 27 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
11 20 (0.46%) HP UFT
12 19 (0.44%) Eclipse
12 19 (0.44%) Mercurial
13 17 (0.39%) Bitbucket
14 16 (0.37%) Maven
15 11 (0.25%) Broccoli
15 11 (0.25%) Grunt
15 11 (0.25%) gulp
16 10 (0.23%) SoapUI
General
1 1,448 (33.17%) Finance
2 557 (12.76%) Banking
3 284 (6.51%) Retail
4 206 (4.72%) Games
5 172 (3.94%) Telecoms
6 148 (3.39%) Legal
7 127 (2.91%) Marketing
8 109 (2.50%) Manufacturing
9 100 (2.29%) Advertising
10 77 (1.76%) Back Office
11 65 (1.49%) Front Office
11 65 (1.49%) Law
12 48 (1.10%) Private Banking
13 46 (1.05%) German Language
14 39 (0.89%) Financial Institution
15 37 (0.85%) Billing
16 31 (0.71%) Retail Banking
17 30 (0.69%) Investment Banking
18 28 (0.64%) French Language
19 27 (0.62%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,071 (24.54%) Analyst
2 518 (11.87%) Business Analyst
3 510 (11.68%) Project Manager
4 286 (6.55%) IT Manager
5 282 (6.46%) Developer
6 204 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
7 185 (4.24%) Consultant
8 176 (4.03%) Service Manager
9 157 (3.60%) Architect
10 153 (3.51%) Network Engineer
11 152 (3.48%) Support Analyst
12 145 (3.32%) Senior Business Analyst
13 141 (3.23%) Change Manager
14 130 (2.98%) Support Engineer
15 123 (2.82%) Senior Manager
16 122 (2.79%) Applications Support
17 106 (2.43%) Delivery Manager
18 101 (2.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 99 (2.27%) IT Analyst
20 97 (2.22%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (4.93%) .NET
2 128 (2.93%) Web Services
3 112 (2.57%) AngularJS
4 109 (2.50%) CSS
5 107 (2.45%) HTML
6 99 (2.27%) REST
7 93 (2.13%) XML
8 76 (1.74%) React
9 67 (1.53%) Vue.js
10 62 (1.42%) Node.js
11 56 (1.28%) Middleware
12 52 (1.19%) jQuery
13 49 (1.12%) SOAP
14 44 (1.01%) Kafka
15 43 (0.99%) ASP.NET
16 36 (0.82%) .NET Framework
16 36 (0.82%) Spark Streaming
17 32 (0.73%) HTML5
18 28 (0.64%) CSS3
19 27 (0.62%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 590 (13.52%) Management Information System
2 584 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
3 272 (6.23%) Data Centre
4 226 (5.18%) Self-Motivation
5 119 (2.73%) Fixed Income
6 114 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 111 (2.54%) Equities
8 80 (1.83%) Mobile App
9 79 (1.81%) Derivative
10 77 (1.76%) FMCG
11 73 (1.67%) User Experience
12 71 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
13 65 (1.49%) Virtual Team
14 62 (1.42%) PMI
15 61 (1.40%) Clustering
15 61 (1.40%) Fintech
16 60 (1.37%) Data Structures
17 55 (1.26%) CMDB
18 42 (0.96%) Replication
19 37 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 618 (14.16%) Windows
2 319 (7.31%) Windows Server
3 305 (6.99%) Linux
4 142 (3.25%) Unix
5 127 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 122 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 89 (2.04%) Windows 10
8 72 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 69 (1.58%) Windows 7
10 44 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
11 43 (0.99%) AIX
12 31 (0.71%) Windows 2000
13 25 (0.57%) Apple iOS
14 22 (0.50%) CentOS
15 17 (0.39%) Windows XP
16 16 (0.37%) Mac OS
17 14 (0.32%) Android
18 11 (0.25%) Solaris
19 9 (0.21%) Ubuntu
20 6 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,419 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
2 1,138 (26.07%) ITIL
3 1,047 (23.99%) Project Management
4 689 (15.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 634 (14.52%) Problem-Solving
6 591 (13.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 487 (11.16%) Information Security
8 482 (11.04%) Business Analysis
9 449 (10.29%) Service Management
10 448 (10.26%) Service Delivery
11 430 (9.85%) PRINCE2
12 403 (9.23%) Decision-Making
13 393 (9.00%) Computer Science
14 379 (8.68%) Software Engineering
15 371 (8.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 353 (8.09%) User Stories
17 351 (8.04%) Portfolio Management
18 342 (7.84%) Scrum
19 335 (7.67%) Asset Management
20 327 (7.49%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 629 (14.41%) SQL
2 333 (7.63%) Java
3 192 (4.40%) JavaScript
4 186 (4.26%) C#
5 179 (4.10%) Python
6 149 (3.41%) PowerShell
7 122 (2.79%) C
8 115 (2.63%) PL/SQL
9 72 (1.65%) T-SQL
10 56 (1.28%) Scala
11 42 (0.96%) VB
12 38 (0.87%) Bash Shell
13 37 (0.85%) Perl
13 37 (0.85%) VBA
14 32 (0.73%) C++
15 30 (0.69%) Shell Script
16 28 (0.64%) PHP
17 26 (0.60%) Ruby
18 20 (0.46%) VB.NET
19 16 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 792 (18.14%) Degree
2 220 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
3 185 (4.24%) ITIL Certification
4 179 (4.10%) ISEB
5 165 (3.78%) Security Cleared
6 128 (2.93%) SC Cleared
7 125 (2.86%) CCNP
8 113 (2.59%) CCNA
8 113 (2.59%) CISSP
8 113 (2.59%) PMI Certification
9 111 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 98 (2.25%) PMP
11 92 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
12 66 (1.51%) CISM
13 58 (1.33%) CISA
14 52 (1.19%) SAFe Agilist
15 50 (1.15%) MCSE
16 49 (1.12%) DV Cleared
17 48 (1.10%) MCSA
18 46 (1.05%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 538 (12.33%) QA
2 346 (7.93%) SLA
3 231 (5.29%) PMO
4 171 (3.92%) GDPR
5 108 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 60 (1.37%) MiFID
7 51 (1.17%) Data Quality
8 50 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 38 (0.87%) PCI DSS
10 34 (0.78%) COBIT
11 24 (0.55%) EMIR
12 23 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
13 13 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 12 (0.27%) Solvency II
15 9 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 7 (0.16%) ISO 9001
17 6 (0.14%) P3O
18 5 (0.11%) GxP
19 4 (0.092%) FINRA
19 4 (0.092%) GAMP
System Software
1 331 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 192 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (1.95%) Hyper-V
4 60 (1.37%) Docker
5 50 (1.15%) vSphere
6 43 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
6 43 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
7 33 (0.76%) XenApp
8 32 (0.73%) Firmware
9 28 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
10 23 (0.53%) XenDesktop
11 16 (0.37%) BitLocker
12 15 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 14 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
14 13 (0.30%) VMware NSX
15 9 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
16 8 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 5 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
18 4 (0.092%) GPFS
18 4 (0.092%) NFS
Systems Management
1 139 (3.18%) SCCM
2 90 (2.06%) Ansible
3 53 (1.21%) Terraform
4 48 (1.10%) WSUS
5 45 (1.03%) Puppet
5 45 (1.03%) SCOM
6 36 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
7 35 (0.80%) HP ALM
8 33 (0.76%) Kubernetes
9 31 (0.71%) Backup Exec
10 27 (0.62%) Control-M
11 26 (0.60%) Tivoli
11 26 (0.60%) vCenter Server
12 24 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
13 23 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
14 22 (0.50%) Nagios
15 19 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
16 17 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
16 17 (0.39%) Failover Clustering
17 16 (0.37%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 859 (19.68%) Microsoft
2 315 (7.22%) Cisco
3 303 (6.94%) SAP
4 293 (6.71%) VMware
5 291 (6.67%) Oracle
6 192 (4.40%) HP
7 146 (3.34%) Citrix
8 103 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
9 101 (2.31%) Charles River
10 97 (2.22%) CheckPoint
11 94 (2.15%) ServiceNow
12 88 (2.02%) F5
13 78 (1.79%) IBM
14 68 (1.56%) Juniper
14 68 (1.56%) Palo Alto
15 65 (1.49%) Red Hat
16 61 (1.40%) Cadence
17 52 (1.19%) SolarWinds
18 49 (1.12%) CA Agile Central
19 48 (1.10%) Meraki