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

Change Management
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 101 106
Rank change year-on-year -17 +5 -23
Permanent jobs citing Change Management 4,568 5,517 5,468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.78% 3.16% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 3.45% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3,312 4,128 4,186
UK median annual salary £53,353 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.62% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,550 £31,925 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £85,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

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 149,742 160,074 174,204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.03% 91.55% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 119,107 126,320 145,060
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -20 4,145 £55,000 +4.76% 501
UK excluding London -4 2,436 £47,500 +2.15% 352
London -28 1,901 £60,000 - 178
South East +24 768 £52,500 +7.14% 91
North of England -5 545 £45,000 +5.88% 79
Midlands -16 468 £45,000 -5.26% 60
North West +17 348 £47,500 +5.56% 44
West Midlands -15 307 £45,000 -5.26% 43
East of England -18 286 £52,500 +5.00% 49
South West -38 181 £45,000 - 44
Yorkshire -24 163 £42,500 +13.33% 28
East Midlands -11 154 £44,750 -5.79% 17
Scotland -16 138 £42,500 -22.73% 20
Wales +5 65 £42,500 +10.39% 7
North East -8 34 £40,000 +2.22% 7
Northern Ireland -1 13 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Isle of Man +7 5 £55,000 -
Channel Islands -5 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 1,679 (36.76%) Finance
2 1,225 (26.82%) Agile Software Development
3 1,189 (26.03%) Project Management
4 1,182 (25.88%) ITIL
5 893 (19.55%) Microsoft
6 786 (17.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 721 (15.78%) Degree
8 708 (15.50%) SQL
9 690 (15.11%) Analytical Skills
10 685 (15.00%) Windows
11 643 (14.08%) Problem-Solving
12 531 (11.62%) Service Management
13 517 (11.32%) Business Analysis
14 511 (11.19%) PRINCE2
15 447 (9.79%) Incident Management
16 432 (9.46%) Linux
17 418 (9.15%) SQL Server
18 406 (8.89%) Service Delivery
19 401 (8.78%) Banking
20 400 (8.76%) Problem Management
21 393 (8.60%) Continuous Improvement
22 391 (8.56%) Risk Management
23 355 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
24 353 (7.73%) SAP
25 351 (7.68%) Oracle
25 351 (7.68%) Active Directory
26 346 (7.57%) VMware
27 342 (7.49%) SLA
28 338 (7.40%) Microsoft Office
29 337 (7.38%) SDLC

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
1 232 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 90 (1.97%) MS Exchange
3 81 (1.77%) Confluence
4 77 (1.69%) IIS
5 71 (1.55%) Apache
6 58 (1.27%) Skype for Business
7 52 (1.14%) Apache Spark
8 41 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
8 41 (0.90%) WebSphere
9 37 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
10 35 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
11 33 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
12 32 (0.70%) Tomcat
13 25 (0.55%) CMS
14 24 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
14 24 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
15 23 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
16 17 (0.37%) JBoss
17 15 (0.33%) NServiceBus
17 15 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 338 (7.40%) Microsoft Office
2 278 (6.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 216 (4.73%) Microsoft Project
4 166 (3.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 136 (2.98%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.15%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.088%) EngageOne
8 4 (0.088%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.066%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.066%) Open Workbench
9 3 (0.066%) Revit
10 2 (0.044%) Camtasia
10 2 (0.044%) Simulink
10 2 (0.044%) Snagit
11 1 (0.022%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.022%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.022%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.022%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 81 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 53 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 47 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
4 31 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
5 30 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
6 26 (0.57%) SAP ERP
7 24 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
8 16 (0.35%) Markit EDM
8 16 (0.35%) SAP BPC
9 13 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
9 13 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
9 13 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
10 12 (0.26%) SAP MM
11 11 (0.24%) Workday HCM
12 10 (0.22%) NetSuite
13 9 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
13 9 (0.20%) SAP CO
13 9 (0.20%) SAP FI
13 9 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
13 9 (0.20%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 355 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 265 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
3 246 (5.39%) Office 365
4 176 (3.85%) SaaS
5 71 (1.55%) IaaS
6 69 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
7 68 (1.49%) PaaS
8 46 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
9 40 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
10 38 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
11 28 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
11 28 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
12 19 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 16 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 16 (0.35%) Amazon S3
14 15 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
15 14 (0.31%) CloudFront
16 12 (0.26%) BPaaS
16 12 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
16 12 (0.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 242 (5.30%) Firewall
2 171 (3.74%) LAN
3 155 (3.39%) VPN
4 154 (3.37%) DNS
5 151 (3.31%) WAN
6 142 (3.11%) TCP/IP
7 132 (2.89%) Internet
8 107 (2.34%) SAN
9 90 (1.97%) DHCP
10 80 (1.75%) Network Security
11 72 (1.58%) MPLS
12 71 (1.55%) SSL
13 70 (1.53%) Wireless
14 66 (1.44%) Skype
15 57 (1.25%) VoIP
16 53 (1.16%) Ethernet
16 53 (1.16%) VLAN
17 39 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
18 37 (0.81%) IPsec
18 37 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 418 (9.15%) SQL Server
2 162 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
3 141 (3.09%) Relational Database
4 118 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 110 (2.41%) Big Data
6 99 (2.17%) MySQL
7 96 (2.10%) NoSQL
8 93 (2.04%) Blockchain
9 74 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 69 (1.51%) RDBMS
11 68 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
11 68 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
12 63 (1.38%) Oracle Database
13 61 (1.34%) Hadoop
14 50 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 48 (1.05%) Power BI
16 47 (1.03%) MongoDB
17 39 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
18 33 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
19 32 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 252 (5.52%) JIRA
2 111 (2.43%) Git (software)
3 83 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 70 (1.53%) Visual Studio
5 64 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 44 (0.96%) Maven
7 37 (0.81%) NUnit
7 37 (0.81%) Subversion
8 33 (0.72%) TeamCity
9 32 (0.70%) JUnit
10 30 (0.66%) Bitbucket
10 30 (0.66%) Moq
11 26 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
12 24 (0.53%) Selenium
12 24 (0.53%) SoapUI
13 20 (0.44%) Eclipse
14 19 (0.42%) ReSharper
15 16 (0.35%) Artifactory
15 16 (0.35%) Mocha
15 16 (0.35%) webpack
General
1 1,679 (36.76%) Finance
2 401 (8.78%) Banking
3 272 (5.95%) Retail
4 223 (4.88%) Legal
5 198 (4.33%) Marketing
6 196 (4.29%) Telecoms
7 126 (2.76%) Back Office
8 90 (1.97%) Advertising
8 90 (1.97%) Law
9 88 (1.93%) Manufacturing
10 79 (1.73%) Front Office
11 77 (1.69%) Investment Banking
12 74 (1.62%) Financial Institution
13 64 (1.40%) Billing
14 61 (1.34%) Games
15 34 (0.74%) Publishing
16 32 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
16 32 (0.70%) Electronics
17 31 (0.68%) French Language
18 27 (0.59%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,144 (25.04%) Analyst
2 577 (12.63%) Project Manager
3 479 (10.49%) Business Analyst
4 314 (6.87%) Developer
5 300 (6.57%) IT Manager
6 282 (6.17%) Consultant
7 194 (4.25%) Support Analyst
8 162 (3.55%) Service Analyst
9 156 (3.42%) Change Manager
10 148 (3.24%) Applications Support
11 142 (3.11%) Architect
12 129 (2.82%) Service Manager
13 125 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
14 123 (2.69%) Senior Manager
15 117 (2.56%) Business Manager
15 117 (2.56%) IT Project Manager
16 110 (2.41%) IT Analyst
17 109 (2.39%) Support Engineer
18 102 (2.23%) Senior Project Manager
19 99 (2.17%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (6.94%) .NET
2 207 (4.53%) Web Services
3 172 (3.77%) HTML
4 151 (3.31%) XML
5 136 (2.98%) CSS
6 95 (2.08%) SOAP
7 87 (1.90%) Node.js
8 82 (1.80%) REST
9 76 (1.66%) Middleware
10 59 (1.29%) .NET Framework
11 58 (1.27%) AngularJS
11 58 (1.27%) ASP.NET
12 54 (1.18%) WCF
13 50 (1.09%) JSON
14 44 (0.96%) LDAP
15 39 (0.85%) jQuery
16 38 (0.83%) Redux
17 35 (0.77%) Kafka
18 33 (0.72%) Spring
19 31 (0.68%) React
Miscellaneous
1 690 (15.11%) Analytical Skills
2 328 (7.18%) Management Information System
3 249 (5.45%) Data Centre
4 213 (4.66%) Self-Motivation
5 207 (4.53%) Computer Science
6 100 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
7 87 (1.90%) User Experience
8 71 (1.55%) FMCG
8 71 (1.55%) Mobile App
8 71 (1.55%) Virtual Team
9 60 (1.31%) NHS
10 54 (1.18%) Fintech
11 50 (1.09%) CMDB
11 50 (1.09%) Equities
12 49 (1.07%) Fixed Income
13 44 (0.96%) PMI
14 38 (0.83%) Replication
15 35 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
16 34 (0.74%) Driving Licence
17 31 (0.68%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 685 (15.00%) Windows
2 432 (9.46%) Linux
3 293 (6.41%) Windows Server
4 232 (5.08%) Unix
5 146 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 142 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 121 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 89 (1.95%) Windows 7
9 84 (1.84%) Windows 10
10 56 (1.23%) Solaris
11 46 (1.01%) Apple iOS
12 40 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
13 35 (0.77%) Android
14 32 (0.70%) AIX
15 26 (0.57%) CentOS
16 21 (0.46%) SUSE
17 16 (0.35%) Mac OS X
18 14 (0.31%) Windows 2000
19 11 (0.24%) Windows 8
20 9 (0.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,225 (26.82%) Agile Software Development
2 1,189 (26.03%) Project Management
3 1,182 (25.88%) ITIL
4 786 (17.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 643 (14.08%) Problem-Solving
6 531 (11.62%) Service Management
7 517 (11.32%) Business Analysis
8 511 (11.19%) PRINCE2
9 447 (9.79%) Incident Management
10 406 (8.89%) Service Delivery
11 400 (8.76%) Problem Management
12 393 (8.60%) Continuous Improvement
13 391 (8.56%) Risk Management
14 337 (7.38%) SDLC
15 318 (6.96%) Waterfall
16 316 (6.92%) CRM
17 310 (6.79%) Scrum
18 288 (6.30%) ERP
19 285 (6.24%) Business Intelligence
20 273 (5.98%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 708 (15.50%) SQL
2 284 (6.22%) C#
3 272 (5.95%) Java
4 241 (5.28%) JavaScript
5 196 (4.29%) Python
6 172 (3.77%) PowerShell
7 130 (2.85%) C
8 115 (2.52%) T-SQL
9 80 (1.75%) VBA
10 71 (1.55%) Shell Script
11 70 (1.53%) Perl
12 66 (1.44%) PL/SQL
13 55 (1.20%) Bash Shell
14 45 (0.99%) C++
15 43 (0.94%) VB
16 40 (0.88%) PHP
17 26 (0.57%) Scala
18 24 (0.53%) Ruby
19 19 (0.42%) VB.NET
20 18 (0.39%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 721 (15.78%) Degree
2 182 (3.98%) ITIL Certification
3 180 (3.94%) Security Cleared
4 158 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
5 140 (3.06%) PMI Certification
6 126 (2.76%) PMP
7 121 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
8 117 (2.56%) SC Cleared
9 107 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 103 (2.25%) ISEB
11 93 (2.04%) CCNA
12 76 (1.66%) MCSE
13 74 (1.62%) CCNP
14 68 (1.49%) Network+ Certification
15 65 (1.42%) DV Cleared
16 64 (1.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 55 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 50 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 48 (1.05%) CISSP
20 47 (1.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 342 (7.49%) SLA
2 321 (7.03%) PMO
3 252 (5.52%) QA
4 136 (2.98%) GDPR
5 111 (2.43%) Data Quality
6 80 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 45 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 39 (0.85%) COBIT
9 37 (0.81%) PCI DSS
10 17 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 16 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
11 16 (0.35%) Solvency II
12 15 (0.33%) GAMP
13 11 (0.24%) ISO 9001
14 9 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 9 (0.20%) MiFID
14 9 (0.20%) P3O
15 8 (0.18%) GxP
16 7 (0.15%) EMIR
17 5 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 351 (7.68%) Active Directory
2 238 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (1.29%) vSphere
4 55 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
5 53 (1.16%) Hyper-V
6 39 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
7 34 (0.74%) Docker
8 33 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
9 24 (0.53%) XenDesktop
10 22 (0.48%) Firmware
11 21 (0.46%) XenApp
12 18 (0.39%) HDFS
13 14 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
13 14 (0.31%) Terminal Services
14 13 (0.28%) Apache Flume
15 10 (0.22%) BitLocker
16 8 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
17 7 (0.15%) VMware NSX
17 7 (0.15%) XenServer
18 6 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 112 (2.45%) SCCM
2 89 (1.95%) Puppet
3 57 (1.25%) Ansible
4 49 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
5 39 (0.85%) Red Hat Satellite
5 39 (0.85%) SCOM
6 33 (0.72%) Backup Exec
7 26 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
8 24 (0.53%) HP ALM
8 24 (0.53%) WSUS
9 23 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
9 23 (0.50%) Kibana
10 21 (0.46%) Nagios
10 21 (0.46%) Terraform
11 19 (0.42%) Kubernetes
11 19 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
12 18 (0.39%) Perfmon
13 15 (0.33%) QRadar
14 14 (0.31%) ServiceCenter
15 13 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 893 (19.55%) Microsoft
2 353 (7.73%) SAP
3 351 (7.68%) Oracle
4 346 (7.57%) VMware
5 238 (5.21%) Cisco
6 153 (3.35%) HP
7 122 (2.67%) Red Hat
8 121 (2.65%) Citrix
9 93 (2.04%) IBM
9 93 (2.04%) ServiceNow
10 84 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
11 66 (1.44%) Tableau
12 64 (1.40%) Fortinet
13 59 (1.29%) Remedy
13 59 (1.29%) SolarWinds
14 51 (1.12%) Atlassian
15 50 (1.09%) Huawei
16 49 (1.07%) Juniper
17 46 (1.01%) CheckPoint
17 46 (1.01%) Google