Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Management
UK
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 105 111
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 -24
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 4,575 5,513 5,162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.88% 3.08% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 3.35% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3,187 4,186 3,975
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
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 145,715 164,618 167,894
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.61% 91.88% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 115,073 131,024 139,285
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -

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 18 December 2018.

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 18 December 2018. 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 -8 4,199 £55,000 +4.76% 504
UK excluding London -2 2,487 £50,000 +5.26% 342
London -18 1,869 £60,000 - 178
South East +10 768 £52,500 +7.14% 107
North of England +9 564 £50,000 +12.36% 97
Midlands +8 507 £47,500 - 72
North West +27 353 £52,500 +11.11% 53
West Midlands -1 342 £50,000 +5.26% 49
East of England +29 312 £52,500 +5.00% 30
Yorkshire -18 181 £45,000 +9.76% 36
South West -31 164 £47,500 +5.56% 21
East Midlands +41 161 £42,500 -11.82% 23
Scotland -31 113 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Wales +20 82 £42,500 +13.33% 3
North East -29 30 £42,500 - 8
Northern Ireland -29 9 £60,000 +71.43% 1
Channel Islands -8 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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 1,612 (35.23%) Finance
2 1,430 (31.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1,187 (25.95%) ITIL
4 1,163 (25.42%) Project Management
5 914 (19.98%) Microsoft
6 815 (17.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 752 (16.44%) Degree
8 669 (14.62%) SQL
9 630 (13.77%) Problem-Solving
10 628 (13.73%) Windows
11 624 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
12 525 (11.48%) Business Analysis
13 510 (11.15%) PRINCE2
14 497 (10.86%) Service Management
15 482 (10.54%) Continuous Improvement
16 479 (10.47%) Banking
17 458 (10.01%) Management Information System
18 445 (9.73%) Service Delivery
19 394 (8.61%) Incident Management
20 388 (8.48%) QA
21 378 (8.26%) Risk Management
22 368 (8.04%) SQL Server
23 361 (7.89%) Linux
24 360 (7.87%) SLA
25 355 (7.76%) Scrum
26 350 (7.65%) SAP
27 347 (7.58%) Active Directory
28 345 (7.54%) Oracle
29 343 (7.50%) Waterfall
30 338 (7.39%) Decision-Making

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
1 201 (4.39%) SharePoint
2 93 (2.03%) Apache
3 88 (1.92%) IIS
4 87 (1.90%) MS Exchange
5 73 (1.60%) Confluence
6 64 (1.40%) Apache Spark
7 51 (1.11%) Skype for Business
8 50 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
9 42 (0.92%) Tomcat
10 41 (0.90%) WebSphere
11 34 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
12 31 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
13 30 (0.66%) CMS
14 21 (0.46%) IBM Notes
14 21 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
15 20 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
16 16 (0.35%) JBoss
16 16 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
16 16 (0.35%) WebLogic
17 14 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 283 (6.19%) Microsoft Office
2 269 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 223 (4.87%) Microsoft Project
4 144 (3.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 140 (3.06%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.20%) Open Workbench
8 4 (0.087%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.087%) EngageOne
8 4 (0.087%) Revit
9 3 (0.066%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.044%) Camtasia
10 2 (0.044%) Snagit
11 1 (0.022%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.022%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.022%) MicroStation
11 1 (0.022%) PrintSoft PReS
11 1 (0.022%) Simulink
11 1 (0.022%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 108 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 58 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
3 57 (1.25%) thinkFolio
4 56 (1.22%) Temenos T24
5 49 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
6 40 (0.87%) SAP ERP
7 36 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
8 29 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
9 24 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
10 20 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
11 16 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
12 15 (0.33%) SAP MM
13 14 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 13 (0.28%) NetSuite
14 13 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
15 12 (0.26%) SAP BPC
16 11 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
16 11 (0.24%) SAP MDG
17 10 (0.22%) SAP CO
17 10 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 332 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 247 (5.40%) Amazon AWS
3 238 (5.20%) Office 365
4 173 (3.78%) SaaS
5 105 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
6 85 (1.86%) PaaS
7 61 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
8 57 (1.25%) IaaS
9 39 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
10 28 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
11 25 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
11 25 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
11 25 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
12 21 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
13 18 (0.39%) CloudFront
14 17 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 16 (0.35%) Amazon S3
15 16 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
16 14 (0.31%) Serverless
17 13 (0.28%) BPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 279 (6.10%) Firewall
2 206 (4.50%) LAN
3 193 (4.22%) WAN
4 166 (3.63%) DNS
5 145 (3.17%) Internet
6 144 (3.15%) VPN
7 139 (3.04%) TCP/IP
8 120 (2.62%) SAN
9 97 (2.12%) DHCP
10 77 (1.68%) Wireless
11 72 (1.57%) Network Security
12 67 (1.46%) MPLS
13 64 (1.40%) VoIP
14 61 (1.33%) Ethernet
15 58 (1.27%) SSL
16 57 (1.25%) Skype
16 57 (1.25%) VLAN
17 53 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
18 45 (0.98%) BGP
19 41 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 368 (8.04%) SQL Server
2 129 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
3 118 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 115 (2.51%) Big Data
5 105 (2.30%) NoSQL
6 104 (2.27%) Relational Database
7 103 (2.25%) MySQL
8 85 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 74 (1.62%) Hadoop
10 70 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
11 67 (1.46%) MongoDB
12 65 (1.42%) Oracle Database
13 64 (1.40%) RDBMS
14 56 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 55 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
16 52 (1.14%) Power BI
17 46 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
17 46 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
18 45 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
19 41 (0.90%) Flink
Development Applications
1 252 (5.51%) JIRA
2 87 (1.90%) Git (software)
3 65 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 63 (1.38%) Visual Studio
5 60 (1.31%) Jenkins
6 46 (1.01%) Subversion
7 39 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
8 30 (0.66%) Maven
9 23 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
10 22 (0.48%) Selenium
11 21 (0.46%) Bitbucket
11 21 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
12 20 (0.44%) NUnit
13 19 (0.42%) TeamCity
14 17 (0.37%) Hudson
14 17 (0.37%) JUnit
15 14 (0.31%) SoapUI
16 12 (0.26%) Moq
17 11 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 11 (0.24%) HP UFT
General
1 1,612 (35.23%) Finance
2 479 (10.47%) Banking
3 304 (6.64%) Retail
4 210 (4.59%) Telecoms
5 195 (4.26%) Marketing
6 191 (4.17%) Legal
7 124 (2.71%) Games
8 122 (2.67%) Advertising
9 116 (2.54%) Back Office
10 109 (2.38%) Manufacturing
11 87 (1.90%) Law
12 78 (1.70%) Front Office
13 65 (1.42%) Billing
14 57 (1.25%) Investment Banking
15 56 (1.22%) Financial Institution
16 43 (0.94%) French Language
17 37 (0.81%) German Language
18 32 (0.70%) Electronics
19 31 (0.68%) Publishing
19 31 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,149 (25.11%) Analyst
2 586 (12.81%) Project Manager
3 530 (11.58%) Business Analyst
4 285 (6.23%) IT Manager
5 284 (6.21%) Developer
6 255 (5.57%) Consultant
7 189 (4.13%) Support Analyst
8 163 (3.56%) Service Manager
9 161 (3.52%) Senior Analyst
10 155 (3.39%) Applications Support
11 152 (3.32%) Change Manager
12 141 (3.08%) Architect
13 136 (2.97%) Senior Manager
14 125 (2.73%) Service Analyst
15 114 (2.49%) Senior Business Analyst
15 114 (2.49%) Senior Project Manager
15 114 (2.49%) Support Engineer
16 111 (2.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 103 (2.25%) Business Manager
18 102 (2.23%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (6.01%) .NET
2 188 (4.11%) Web Services
3 121 (2.64%) HTML
4 108 (2.36%) CSS
5 102 (2.23%) XML
6 79 (1.73%) AngularJS
7 73 (1.60%) Node.js
8 70 (1.53%) REST
9 60 (1.31%) SOAP
10 55 (1.20%) Kafka
10 55 (1.20%) Middleware
11 52 (1.14%) ASP.NET
12 51 (1.11%) React
13 50 (1.09%) .NET Framework
14 41 (0.90%) Spark Streaming
15 37 (0.81%) Vue.js
16 35 (0.77%) jQuery
16 35 (0.77%) WCF
17 30 (0.66%) LDAP
18 28 (0.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 624 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 458 (10.01%) Management Information System
3 293 (6.40%) Data Centre
4 216 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
5 103 (2.25%) Fixed Income
6 100 (2.19%) FMCG
7 84 (1.84%) Equities
7 84 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 81 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
9 77 (1.68%) Mobile App
10 67 (1.46%) User Experience
11 60 (1.31%) Derivative
12 58 (1.27%) Clustering
13 57 (1.25%) PMI
14 54 (1.18%) CMDB
15 53 (1.16%) Fintech
16 52 (1.14%) NHS
17 50 (1.09%) Virtual Team
18 42 (0.92%) Replication
19 41 (0.90%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 628 (13.73%) Windows
2 361 (7.89%) Linux
3 314 (6.86%) Windows Server
4 188 (4.11%) Unix
5 152 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 146 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 95 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 87 (1.90%) Windows 10
9 82 (1.79%) Windows 7
10 54 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 47 (1.03%) Apple iOS
12 36 (0.79%) Solaris
13 26 (0.57%) AIX
13 26 (0.57%) Android
14 19 (0.42%) Windows 2000
15 18 (0.39%) SUSE
16 15 (0.33%) CentOS
17 14 (0.31%) Windows 8
18 12 (0.26%) Ubuntu
19 10 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,430 (31.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1,187 (25.95%) ITIL
3 1,163 (25.42%) Project Management
4 815 (17.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 630 (13.77%) Problem-Solving
6 525 (11.48%) Business Analysis
7 510 (11.15%) PRINCE2
8 497 (10.86%) Service Management
9 482 (10.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 445 (9.73%) Service Delivery
11 394 (8.61%) Incident Management
12 378 (8.26%) Risk Management
13 355 (7.76%) Scrum
14 343 (7.50%) Waterfall
15 338 (7.39%) Decision-Making
16 335 (7.32%) Problem Management
17 328 (7.17%) CRM
18 322 (7.04%) SDLC
19 309 (6.75%) Information Security
20 304 (6.64%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 669 (14.62%) SQL
2 317 (6.93%) Java
3 244 (5.33%) C#
4 220 (4.81%) JavaScript
5 198 (4.33%) Python
6 162 (3.54%) PowerShell
7 113 (2.47%) C
8 104 (2.27%) T-SQL
9 86 (1.88%) PL/SQL
10 62 (1.36%) VBA
11 58 (1.27%) Shell Script
12 55 (1.20%) Scala
13 45 (0.98%) VB
14 43 (0.94%) Perl
14 43 (0.94%) PHP
15 40 (0.87%) C++
16 33 (0.72%) Bash Shell
17 29 (0.63%) Ruby
18 19 (0.42%) VB.NET
19 16 (0.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 752 (16.44%) Degree
2 237 (5.18%) ITIL Certification
3 175 (3.83%) Security Cleared
4 160 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
5 154 (3.37%) ISEB
6 149 (3.26%) PMI Certification
7 132 (2.89%) SC Cleared
8 124 (2.71%) PMP
9 116 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 107 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
11 91 (1.99%) CCNP
12 88 (1.92%) CCNA
13 83 (1.81%) CISSP
14 69 (1.51%) MCSE
15 59 (1.29%) CISM
16 57 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 55 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 51 (1.11%) DV Cleared
19 48 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 46 (1.01%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 388 (8.48%) QA
2 360 (7.87%) SLA
3 313 (6.84%) PMO
4 174 (3.80%) GDPR
5 82 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 79 (1.73%) Data Quality
7 47 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 42 (0.92%) COBIT
9 33 (0.72%) PCI DSS
10 21 (0.46%) MiFID
11 16 (0.35%) Solvency II
12 15 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
12 15 (0.33%) GAMP
12 15 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 9 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 7 (0.15%) GxP
14 7 (0.15%) P3O
15 6 (0.13%) EMIR
15 6 (0.13%) ISO 9001
15 6 (0.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 347 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 234 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
4 51 (1.11%) Hyper-V
5 47 (1.03%) vSphere
6 40 (0.87%) Docker
7 39 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
8 24 (0.52%) XenDesktop
9 23 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
10 19 (0.42%) XenApp
11 18 (0.39%) BitLocker
12 17 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
13 15 (0.33%) Firmware
14 9 (0.20%) HDFS
14 9 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
15 6 (0.13%) GPFS
15 6 (0.13%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 5 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 5 (0.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 124 (2.71%) SCCM
2 64 (1.40%) Puppet
3 50 (1.09%) Ansible
4 46 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (0.94%) SCOM
6 39 (0.85%) WSUS
7 38 (0.83%) Backup Exec
8 34 (0.74%) HP ALM
9 31 (0.68%) Kubernetes
10 30 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
11 27 (0.59%) Red Hat Satellite
12 24 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
13 21 (0.46%) Terraform
14 19 (0.42%) vCenter Server
15 18 (0.39%) Nagios
16 17 (0.37%) FortiGate
16 17 (0.37%) IBM BigFix
16 17 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
17 15 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
17 15 (0.33%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 914 (19.98%) Microsoft
2 350 (7.65%) SAP
3 345 (7.54%) Oracle
4 335 (7.32%) VMware
5 247 (5.40%) Cisco
6 189 (4.13%) HP
7 130 (2.84%) Citrix
8 97 (2.12%) IBM
8 97 (2.12%) Red Hat
8 97 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
9 78 (1.70%) CheckPoint
10 67 (1.46%) ServiceNow
11 63 (1.38%) F5
12 58 (1.27%) Charles River
13 56 (1.22%) Remedy
14 52 (1.14%) Fortinet
15 50 (1.09%) CA Agile Central
16 49 (1.07%) Tableau
17 47 (1.03%) Dell
18 46 (1.01%) Juniper