Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Change Management
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 101 101
Rank change year-on-year -12 0 -19
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 4,746 5,421 5,766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.81% 3.08% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 3.36% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3,503 4,019 4,388
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 153,945 161,370 178,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.10% 91.55% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 122,592 128,232 149,403
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Change Management in the UK

Change Management
Top 18 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 21 August 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 -16 4,306 £55,000 +4.76% 442
UK excluding London -9 2,481 £47,500 +5.56% 306
London -21 2,060 £60,000 - 164
South East +24 759 £52,500 +10.53% 79
North of England +21 606 £45,000 +5.88% 82
Midlands -17 454 £45,000 - 52
North West +34 358 £45,000 +1.12% 45
West Midlands -11 298 £42,500 - 38
East of England -53 246 £52,500 +5.00% 41
Yorkshire +1 215 £45,000 +5.88% 32
South West -28 195 £45,083 +6.08% 24
Scotland +9 178 £45,000 -21.74% 16
East Midlands -6 148 £45,000 - 13
Wales -9 46 £44,250 +10.63% 11
North East -11 32 £45,000 +23.29% 5
Northern Ireland +3 16 £28,500 -5.00%
Isle of Man +5 5 £55,000 -
Channel Islands -7 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1,775 (37.40%) Finance
2 1,226 (25.83%) Project Management
3 1,185 (24.97%) Agile Software Development
4 1,183 (24.93%) ITIL
5 882 (18.58%) Microsoft
6 780 (16.43%) Degree
7 738 (15.55%) Analytical Skills
8 725 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 705 (14.85%) SQL
10 684 (14.41%) Windows
11 683 (14.39%) Problem-Solving
12 557 (11.74%) Banking
13 546 (11.50%) PRINCE2
14 527 (11.10%) Service Management
15 510 (10.75%) Business Analysis
16 450 (9.48%) Linux
16 450 (9.48%) Continuous Improvement
17 437 (9.21%) Incident Management
18 422 (8.89%) SQL Server
19 416 (8.77%) Problem Management
20 409 (8.62%) Risk Management
21 376 (7.92%) Management Information System
22 374 (7.88%) Service Delivery
23 368 (7.75%) Microsoft Office
23 368 (7.75%) SAP
23 368 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
24 353 (7.44%) .NET
25 351 (7.40%) SDLC
26 345 (7.27%) Oracle
27 329 (6.93%) PMO

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
1 224 (4.72%) SharePoint
2 96 (2.02%) MS Exchange
3 83 (1.75%) Confluence
4 72 (1.52%) IIS
5 62 (1.31%) Apache
6 59 (1.24%) Skype for Business
7 44 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
8 42 (0.88%) Tomcat
9 41 (0.86%) Apache Spark
10 38 (0.80%) WebSphere
11 35 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
12 33 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
13 32 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
14 31 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
14 31 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
15 28 (0.59%) JBoss
16 24 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
16 24 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
17 23 (0.48%) CMS
18 15 (0.32%) nginx
Applications
1 368 (7.75%) Microsoft Office
2 280 (5.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 175 (3.69%) Microsoft Project
4 160 (3.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 123 (2.59%) MS Visio
6 22 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.17%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.084%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.084%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.063%) Revit
10 2 (0.042%) Camtasia
10 2 (0.042%) Simulink
10 2 (0.042%) Snagit
11 1 (0.021%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.021%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.021%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.021%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.021%) SPSS
11 1 (0.021%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 75 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 55 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 48 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
4 31 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
5 24 (0.51%) Elite 3E
6 23 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
7 21 (0.44%) SAP BPC
7 21 (0.44%) SAP ERP
8 17 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
9 16 (0.34%) Markit EDM
10 15 (0.32%) NetSuite
10 15 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
10 15 (0.32%) SAP MM
11 14 (0.29%) SAP HCM
11 14 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
12 13 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
12 13 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
12 13 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
12 13 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
13 11 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 368 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 289 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
3 218 (4.59%) Office 365
4 192 (4.05%) SaaS
5 100 (2.11%) PaaS
6 85 (1.79%) IaaS
7 54 (1.14%) SuccessFactors
8 43 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
9 40 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
10 29 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
11 27 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
12 26 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
13 19 (0.40%) Amazon S3
13 19 (0.40%) Taleo
14 18 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 13 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 13 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
16 11 (0.23%) CloudFront
17 10 (0.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
18 9 (0.19%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 257 (5.42%) Firewall
2 164 (3.46%) VPN
3 162 (3.41%) LAN
4 151 (3.18%) WAN
5 132 (2.78%) TCP/IP
6 130 (2.74%) Internet
7 122 (2.57%) DNS
8 110 (2.32%) SAN
9 90 (1.90%) MPLS
10 85 (1.79%) Network Security
11 71 (1.50%) VoIP
12 70 (1.47%) SSL
13 66 (1.39%) DHCP
14 65 (1.37%) Wireless
15 64 (1.35%) Skype
15 64 (1.35%) VLAN
16 54 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
16 54 (1.14%) NetScaler
17 42 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
18 41 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 422 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 202 (4.26%) Blockchain
3 139 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
4 135 (2.84%) Relational Database
5 132 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 103 (2.17%) Big Data
7 98 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 94 (1.98%) MySQL
9 78 (1.64%) NoSQL
10 69 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
11 64 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
12 61 (1.29%) RDBMS
13 56 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 54 (1.14%) Oracle Database
15 48 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
15 48 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
16 43 (0.91%) Hadoop
17 41 (0.86%) OLAP
17 41 (0.86%) Power BI
18 38 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 248 (5.23%) JIRA
2 119 (2.51%) Git (software)
3 88 (1.85%) Jenkins
4 84 (1.77%) Visual Studio
5 76 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 42 (0.88%) NUnit
7 41 (0.86%) Maven
8 37 (0.78%) TeamCity
9 36 (0.76%) Moq
10 35 (0.74%) Subversion
11 34 (0.72%) Bitbucket
11 34 (0.72%) JUnit
12 32 (0.67%) Selenium
13 30 (0.63%) Eclipse
14 28 (0.59%) SoapUI
15 27 (0.57%) Mocha
16 23 (0.48%) ReSharper
17 22 (0.46%) Babel
17 22 (0.46%) Karma Test Runner
17 22 (0.46%) webpack
General
1 1,775 (37.40%) Finance
2 557 (11.74%) Banking
3 261 (5.50%) Retail
4 247 (5.20%) Legal
5 173 (3.65%) Marketing
6 172 (3.62%) Telecoms
7 123 (2.59%) Back Office
8 119 (2.51%) Law
9 110 (2.32%) Manufacturing
10 98 (2.06%) Front Office
10 98 (2.06%) Investment Banking
11 74 (1.56%) Financial Institution
11 74 (1.56%) Games
12 65 (1.37%) Advertising
13 58 (1.22%) Billing
14 52 (1.10%) Publishing
15 34 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
16 31 (0.65%) Automotive
17 28 (0.59%) Retail Banking
18 26 (0.55%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,134 (23.89%) Analyst
2 624 (13.15%) Project Manager
3 441 (9.29%) Developer
4 424 (8.93%) Business Analyst
5 321 (6.76%) IT Manager
6 293 (6.17%) Consultant
7 183 (3.86%) Support Analyst
8 161 (3.39%) IT Project Manager
9 155 (3.27%) Architect
10 151 (3.18%) Change Manager
11 150 (3.16%) Applications Support
12 149 (3.14%) Service Analyst
13 146 (3.08%) C# Developer
14 135 (2.84%) Service Manager
15 134 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
16 126 (2.65%) IT Analyst
17 122 (2.57%) Network Engineer
18 120 (2.53%) Senior Manager
19 107 (2.25%) Business Manager
20 102 (2.15%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (7.44%) .NET
2 202 (4.26%) Web Services
3 180 (3.79%) XML
4 164 (3.46%) HTML
5 133 (2.80%) CSS
6 115 (2.42%) Middleware
7 101 (2.13%) SOAP
8 95 (2.00%) REST
9 84 (1.77%) Node.js
10 81 (1.71%) AngularJS
11 72 (1.52%) JSON
12 64 (1.35%) jQuery
13 62 (1.31%) WCF
14 58 (1.22%) ASP.NET
15 56 (1.18%) Redux
16 50 (1.05%) Spring
17 45 (0.95%) .NET Framework
18 44 (0.93%) LDAP
19 34 (0.72%) React
20 33 (0.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 738 (15.55%) Analytical Skills
2 376 (7.92%) Management Information System
3 244 (5.14%) Computer Science
4 242 (5.10%) Data Centre
5 204 (4.30%) Self-Motivation
6 100 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
7 87 (1.83%) User Experience
8 82 (1.73%) Virtual Team
9 67 (1.41%) Fintech
10 66 (1.39%) Equities
11 63 (1.33%) Mobile App
12 54 (1.14%) PMI
13 49 (1.03%) NHS
14 47 (0.99%) CMDB
14 47 (0.99%) Fixed Income
15 45 (0.95%) FMCG
16 44 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 43 (0.91%) Driving Licence
18 39 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
19 33 (0.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 684 (14.41%) Windows
2 450 (9.48%) Linux
3 247 (5.20%) Windows Server
4 238 (5.01%) Unix
5 113 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 109 (2.30%) Windows 10
6 109 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 102 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 90 (1.90%) Windows 7
9 58 (1.22%) Solaris
10 38 (0.80%) Apple iOS
11 35 (0.74%) Android
12 33 (0.70%) CentOS
13 24 (0.51%) AIX
14 19 (0.40%) Windows 8
15 17 (0.36%) SUSE
16 13 (0.27%) Windows 2000
17 11 (0.23%) Mac OS
17 11 (0.23%) Windows XP
18 10 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,226 (25.83%) Project Management
2 1,185 (24.97%) Agile Software Development
3 1,183 (24.93%) ITIL
4 725 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 683 (14.39%) Problem-Solving
6 546 (11.50%) PRINCE2
7 527 (11.10%) Service Management
8 510 (10.75%) Business Analysis
9 450 (9.48%) Continuous Improvement
10 437 (9.21%) Incident Management
11 416 (8.77%) Problem Management
12 409 (8.62%) Risk Management
13 374 (7.88%) Service Delivery
14 351 (7.40%) SDLC
15 326 (6.87%) Scrum
16 294 (6.19%) ERP
17 290 (6.11%) Waterfall
18 284 (5.98%) DevOps
19 280 (5.90%) CRM
20 268 (5.65%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 705 (14.85%) SQL
2 306 (6.45%) Java
3 301 (6.34%) C#
4 240 (5.06%) JavaScript
5 184 (3.88%) PowerShell
6 178 (3.75%) Python
7 157 (3.31%) C
8 105 (2.21%) T-SQL
9 84 (1.77%) VBA
10 74 (1.56%) Bash Shell
10 74 (1.56%) Perl
10 74 (1.56%) Shell Script
11 72 (1.52%) PL/SQL
12 60 (1.26%) C++
13 30 (0.63%) PHP
14 26 (0.55%) Java 8
14 26 (0.55%) VB
15 23 (0.48%) Ruby
16 22 (0.46%) VB.NET
17 21 (0.44%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 780 (16.43%) Degree
2 195 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
3 189 (3.98%) Security Cleared
4 152 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 152 (3.20%) PMI Certification
5 143 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
6 142 (2.99%) PMP
7 113 (2.38%) CCNA
8 111 (2.34%) CCNP
9 103 (2.17%) SC Cleared
10 96 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
11 85 (1.79%) DV Cleared
12 72 (1.52%) ISEB
13 67 (1.41%) MCSE
14 66 (1.39%) CISSP
15 62 (1.31%) Network+ Certification
15 62 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 54 (1.14%) CISM
17 51 (1.07%) CCIE
17 51 (1.07%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 329 (6.93%) PMO
2 302 (6.36%) SLA
3 277 (5.84%) QA
4 119 (2.51%) GDPR
5 117 (2.47%) Data Quality
6 90 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 54 (1.14%) PCI DSS
8 47 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 35 (0.74%) COBIT
10 19 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
10 19 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 14 (0.29%) ISO 9001
12 11 (0.23%) GAMP
12 11 (0.23%) MiFID
13 10 (0.21%) EMIR
14 9 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 8 (0.17%) P3O
16 7 (0.15%) GxP
16 7 (0.15%) Solvency II
17 6 (0.13%) GPG13
System Software
1 317 (6.68%) Active Directory
2 221 (4.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (1.31%) vSphere
4 46 (0.97%) Hyper-V
5 45 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
6 42 (0.88%) Docker
7 37 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
8 33 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
9 32 (0.67%) XenApp
10 23 (0.48%) HDFS
11 21 (0.44%) Firmware
11 21 (0.44%) XenDesktop
12 20 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
13 16 (0.34%) Terminal Services
14 15 (0.32%) Apache Flume
15 10 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
15 10 (0.21%) VMware NSX
16 7 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 7 (0.15%) XenServer
17 6 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 109 (2.30%) SCCM
2 93 (1.96%) Puppet
3 72 (1.52%) Ansible
4 41 (0.86%) Red Hat Satellite
5 39 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (0.72%) SCOM
7 31 (0.65%) Kibana
8 24 (0.51%) Kubernetes
9 23 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
9 23 (0.48%) HP ALM
10 22 (0.46%) Backup Exec
11 20 (0.42%) Nagios
12 18 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
13 17 (0.36%) Nessus
13 17 (0.36%) Perfmon
13 17 (0.36%) Terraform
14 16 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
15 15 (0.32%) Cisco UCCX
15 15 (0.32%) HP UCMDB
15 15 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 882 (18.58%) Microsoft
2 368 (7.75%) SAP
3 345 (7.27%) Oracle
4 323 (6.81%) VMware
5 288 (6.07%) Cisco
6 143 (3.01%) Citrix
7 121 (2.55%) HP
8 100 (2.11%) Red Hat
9 99 (2.09%) ServiceNow
10 84 (1.77%) SolarWinds
11 76 (1.60%) Tableau
12 73 (1.54%) IBM
13 71 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
14 65 (1.37%) Fortinet
15 63 (1.33%) Juniper
16 59 (1.24%) Remedy
17 55 (1.16%) Capita
18 53 (1.12%) Atlassian
19 47 (0.99%) Huawei
20 45 (0.95%) CheckPoint