Period
to 29 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Collaborative Working skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Collaborative Working over the 6 months to 29 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Collaborative Working
UK
6 months to
29 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 147 181 187
Rank change year-on-year +34 +6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Collaborative Working 3,232 1,028 2,620
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.51% 1.90% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 2.04% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,947 831 1,903
10th Percentile £34,650 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +0.96%
75th Percentile £75,000 £71,125 £70,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +11.70% -2.08% +1.05%

Collaborative Working 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 121,446 50,358 125,293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.34% 92.91% 92.58%
Number of salaries quoted 80,609 42,246 100,493
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +2.44%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

Collaborative Working
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Collaborative Working as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Collaborative Working in the UK

Collaborative Working
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Collaborative Working.

Salary trend for Collaborative Working in the UK

Collaborative Working
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Collaborative Working over the 6 months to 29 November 2021.

Salary histogram for Collaborative Working in the UK

Collaborative Working
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Collaborative Working within the UK over the 6 months to 29 November 2021. 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 +35 2,825 £57,585 +4.70% 515
UK excluding London +31 1,724 £52,500 +11.70% 380
London +59 1,209 £70,000 - 173
Work from Home +39 617 £62,500 +21.95% 87
North of England +22 515 £53,897 +19.77% 125
South East +49 386 £57,500 -4.17% 66
North West +22 277 £55,000 +15.79% 73
Midlands -49 257 £52,500 +16.67% 58
South West -14 201 £49,250 -1.50% 46
Yorkshire +18 199 £51,750 +21.76% 31
East of England +24 196 £46,865 +4.14% 42
West Midlands -64 160 £52,500 +11.70% 37
Scotland +16 120 £42,500 +6.25% 32
East Midlands -29 95 £47,500 +11.76% 21
North East -32 39 £48,077 +6.84% 21
Northern Ireland -13 37 £36,500 -2.67% 5
Wales -28 28 £45,000 +12.50% 7

For the 6 months to 29 November 2021, IT jobs citing Collaborative Working 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 Collaborative Working.

1 1,319 (40.81%) Agile Software Development
2 1,061 (32.83%) Social Skills
3 663 (20.51%) Azure
4 622 (19.25%) Finance
5 604 (18.69%) AWS
6 599 (18.53%) Problem-Solving
7 591 (18.29%) JavaScript
8 572 (17.70%) SQL
9 571 (17.67%) DevOps
10 527 (16.31%) Analytical Skills
11 511 (15.81%) Microsoft
12 484 (14.98%) Degree
13 450 (13.92%) C#
14 448 (13.86%) Analytics
15 441 (13.64%) Scrum
16 410 (12.69%) Python
17 376 (11.63%) .NET
18 375 (11.60%) Project Management
19 368 (11.39%) User Experience
20 357 (11.05%) Software Engineering
21 356 (11.01%) React
22 354 (10.95%) Mentoring
23 345 (10.67%) Microservices
24 327 (10.12%) Test Automation
25 322 (9.96%) Docker
26 314 (9.72%) Java
27 312 (9.65%) SQL Server
28 303 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
29 286 (8.85%) SaaS
29 286 (8.85%) Computer Science

Collaborative Working
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
1 105 (3.25%) Confluence
2 83 (2.57%) SharePoint
3 68 (2.10%) CMS
4 59 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
5 45 (1.39%) Apache Spark
6 37 (1.14%) Apache
7 30 (0.93%) WordPress
8 28 (0.87%) Apache Solr
9 26 (0.80%) IBM Domino
9 26 (0.80%) SAS
10 21 (0.65%) IIS
11 14 (0.43%) Documentum
12 12 (0.37%) nginx
13 9 (0.28%) OpenStack
13 9 (0.28%) Umbraco
14 8 (0.25%) Apache Airflow
14 8 (0.25%) Drupal
15 6 (0.19%) MS Exchange
16 5 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
17 4 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 132 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
2 102 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 66 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 57 (1.76%) Sketch
5 47 (1.45%) Figma
6 42 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
7 26 (0.80%) Photoshop
8 23 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 22 (0.68%) Zeplin
10 21 (0.65%) InVision
10 21 (0.65%) Windchill
11 20 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
12 19 (0.59%) Chatbot
12 19 (0.59%) Simulink
13 18 (0.56%) InDesign
14 17 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
15 16 (0.50%) MS Visio
16 12 (0.37%) UserZoom
17 11 (0.34%) Adobe XD
18 6 (0.19%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 16 (0.50%) TrackWise
2 13 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
2 13 (0.40%) Sentinel
3 11 (0.34%) SAP FI
3 11 (0.34%) Shopify
4 10 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.22%) SAP CO
6 7 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (0.22%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 6 (0.19%) Infor M3
7 6 (0.19%) Magento
8 5 (0.15%) Elite 3E
8 5 (0.15%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
8 5 (0.15%) RMDS
8 5 (0.15%) Workday HCM
9 4 (0.12%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.093%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.093%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 663 (20.51%) Azure
2 604 (18.69%) AWS
3 286 (8.85%) SaaS
4 158 (4.89%) GCP
5 144 (4.46%) Microsoft 365
6 139 (4.30%) Power Platform
7 131 (4.05%) Serverless
8 102 (3.16%) AWS Lambda
9 100 (3.09%) GitHub
10 98 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
11 80 (2.48%) Amazon S3
12 56 (1.73%) IaaS
13 49 (1.52%) PaaS
14 43 (1.33%) Google Analytics
15 37 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
16 36 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
17 32 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
18 31 (0.96%) Amazon ECS
18 31 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
19 27 (0.84%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 82 (2.54%) Firewall
2 54 (1.67%) DNS
3 53 (1.64%) HTTP
4 38 (1.18%) WAN
5 30 (0.93%) DHCP
6 29 (0.90%) LAN
7 24 (0.74%) Broadband
8 22 (0.68%) Internet
9 15 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
10 14 (0.43%) TCP/IP
11 13 (0.40%) SAN
12 12 (0.37%) DKIM
12 12 (0.37%) VoIP
13 10 (0.31%) Remote Desktop
14 8 (0.25%) 5G
14 8 (0.25%) SMTP
15 7 (0.22%) VLAN
16 6 (0.19%) IP Telephony
16 6 (0.19%) SSL
17 5 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 312 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 166 (5.14%) Big Data
3 146 (4.52%) MySQL
4 130 (4.02%) Power BI
5 129 (3.99%) NoSQL
6 118 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
7 117 (3.62%) Relational Database
8 114 (3.53%) Redis
9 101 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
10 70 (2.17%) MongoDB
11 68 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 65 (2.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 59 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
14 58 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 56 (1.73%) Amazon Aurora
15 56 (1.73%) Tableau
16 35 (1.08%) Hadoop
17 33 (1.02%) Metadata
17 33 (1.02%) Oracle Database
18 32 (0.99%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 268 (8.29%) Git (software)
2 200 (6.19%) JIRA
3 136 (4.21%) Jenkins
4 104 (3.22%) Selenium
5 64 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
6 44 (1.36%) TeamCity
7 43 (1.33%) CircleCI
7 43 (1.33%) GitLab
8 36 (1.11%) WebDriver
9 35 (1.08%) Visual Studio
10 33 (1.02%) SpecFlow
11 32 (0.99%) PHPUnit
11 32 (0.99%) Storybook
12 30 (0.93%) JUnit
13 26 (0.80%) webpack
14 25 (0.77%) Cucumber
15 24 (0.74%) Postman
15 24 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
16 23 (0.71%) JMeter
17 21 (0.65%) Axure RP
General
1 1,061 (32.83%) Social Skills
2 622 (19.25%) Finance
3 527 (16.31%) Analytical Skills
4 242 (7.49%) Marketing
5 176 (5.45%) Retail
6 162 (5.01%) Organisational Skills
7 161 (4.98%) Influencing Skills
8 151 (4.67%) Public Sector
9 126 (3.90%) Legal
10 103 (3.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 102 (3.16%) Presentation Skills
12 99 (3.06%) Law
13 96 (2.97%) Banking
14 95 (2.94%) Manufacturing
15 69 (2.13%) Games
16 56 (1.73%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 55 (1.70%) Advertising
18 37 (1.14%) Publishing
19 32 (0.99%) Electronics
20 30 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 667 (20.64%) Developer
2 379 (11.73%) Analyst
3 230 (7.12%) Architect
4 199 (6.16%) Software Engineer
5 154 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 153 (4.73%) Senior Developer
7 117 (3.62%) Business Analyst
8 105 (3.25%) Consultant
9 99 (3.06%) .NET Developer
10 93 (2.88%) Project Manager
11 91 (2.82%) Designer
12 76 (2.35%) Cloud Engineer
13 73 (2.26%) Full Stack Developer
14 72 (2.23%) Senior Analyst
15 70 (2.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 67 (2.07%) DevOps Engineer
17 63 (1.95%) Lead Developer
18 60 (1.86%) Solutions Architect
19 58 (1.79%) Data Analyst
19 58 (1.79%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 376 (11.63%) .NET
2 356 (11.01%) React
3 279 (8.63%) HTML
4 270 (8.35%) CSS
5 180 (5.57%) Node.js
6 177 (5.48%) REST
7 166 (5.14%) AngularJS
8 139 (4.30%) .NET Core
9 122 (3.77%) Kafka
10 119 (3.68%) RESTful
10 119 (3.68%) Vue.js
11 95 (2.94%) Web Services
12 91 (2.82%) HTML5
13 74 (2.29%) ASP.NET
14 70 (2.17%) Laravel
15 64 (1.98%) Django
15 64 (1.98%) Spring
16 63 (1.95%) JSON
17 62 (1.92%) .NET Framework
18 60 (1.86%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 368 (11.39%) User Experience
2 194 (6.00%) Greenfield Project
3 191 (5.91%) Social Media
4 156 (4.83%) Management Information System
5 117 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
6 99 (3.06%) Cloud Native
7 95 (2.94%) Mobile App
8 76 (2.35%) Algorithms
9 60 (1.86%) Life Science
10 54 (1.67%) Virtual Team
11 52 (1.61%) Public Cloud
12 49 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
13 43 (1.33%) Cyberattack
14 42 (1.30%) Data Structures
14 42 (1.30%) Learning Management System
15 39 (1.21%) Data Centre
16 36 (1.11%) Hedge funds
17 33 (1.02%) Biotechnology
17 33 (1.02%) iPhone
18 32 (0.99%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 235 (7.27%) Windows
2 209 (6.47%) Linux
3 74 (2.29%) Windows Server
4 52 (1.61%) Unix
5 45 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (1.30%) Windows 10
7 31 (0.96%) Android
8 27 (0.84%) Apple iOS
8 27 (0.84%) CentOS
9 19 (0.59%) Mac OS
10 12 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (0.37%) Windows Server 2016
10 12 (0.37%) Windows Server 2019
11 10 (0.31%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.25%) Mac OS X
13 8 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
13 8 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.19%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,319 (40.81%) Agile Software Development
2 599 (18.53%) Problem-Solving
3 571 (17.67%) DevOps
4 448 (13.86%) Analytics
5 441 (13.64%) Scrum
6 375 (11.60%) Project Management
7 357 (11.05%) Software Engineering
8 354 (10.95%) Mentoring
9 345 (10.67%) Microservices
10 327 (10.12%) Test Automation
11 303 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 286 (8.85%) Computer Science
12 286 (8.85%) TDD
13 245 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
14 244 (7.55%) Coaching
15 208 (6.44%) Artificial Intelligence
16 204 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
17 202 (6.25%) Full Stack Development
18 199 (6.16%) Decision-Making
18 199 (6.16%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 591 (18.29%) JavaScript
2 572 (17.70%) SQL
3 450 (13.92%) C#
4 410 (12.69%) Python
5 314 (9.72%) Java
6 220 (6.81%) TypeScript
7 157 (4.86%) C
8 149 (4.61%) PHP
9 134 (4.15%) PowerShell
10 71 (2.20%) C++
11 65 (2.01%) R
12 58 (1.79%) Scala
13 48 (1.49%) Bash Shell
14 45 (1.39%) ES6
15 40 (1.24%) Go
16 37 (1.14%) T-SQL
17 33 (1.02%) MATLAB
17 33 (1.02%) Ruby
18 28 (0.87%) VB.NET
19 27 (0.84%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 484 (14.98%) Degree
2 105 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 98 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 59 (1.83%) SC Cleared
5 57 (1.76%) PhD
6 52 (1.61%) PMI Certification
7 27 (0.84%) Master's Degree
7 27 (0.84%) PMP
8 25 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
8 25 (0.77%) CIPD
9 24 (0.74%) ISTQB
9 24 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (0.71%) CISSP
11 22 (0.68%) ISEB
12 21 (0.65%) CISM
13 19 (0.59%) AWS Certification
14 16 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (0.46%) MCSE
16 12 (0.37%) IIBA
16 12 (0.37%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 257 (7.95%) QA
2 99 (3.06%) SLA
3 93 (2.88%) Accessibility
4 77 (2.38%) GDPR
5 62 (1.92%) PMO
6 59 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 57 (1.76%) Data Quality
8 27 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
9 22 (0.68%) NIST
10 17 (0.53%) PCI DSS
11 15 (0.46%) ISO 13485
12 11 (0.34%) GMP
12 11 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 9 (0.28%) GRC
13 9 (0.28%) ISO 22301
14 8 (0.25%) HIPAA
14 8 (0.25%) ITGC
15 7 (0.22%) GxP
15 7 (0.22%) MiFID
15 7 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 322 (9.96%) Docker
2 115 (3.56%) Active Directory
3 37 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.31%) BitLocker
6 7 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.15%) Firmware
8 4 (0.12%) Snort
8 4 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.093%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.062%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.062%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.031%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 1 (0.031%) HDFS
11 1 (0.031%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.031%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.031%) vSphere
11 1 (0.031%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 260 (8.04%) Kubernetes
2 178 (5.51%) Terraform
3 159 (4.92%) Ansible
4 72 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
5 65 (2.01%) Puppet
6 39 (1.21%) SCCM
7 31 (0.96%) Grafana
8 29 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
9 12 (0.37%) Graphite
9 12 (0.37%) Graylog
9 12 (0.37%) Jamf Pro
9 12 (0.37%) Opsgenie
9 12 (0.37%) ZABBIX
10 11 (0.34%) Kibana
11 9 (0.28%) Istio
11 9 (0.28%) Prometheus
11 9 (0.28%) SCOM
12 8 (0.25%) logstash
13 7 (0.22%) Data Guard
13 7 (0.22%) Packer
Vendors
1 511 (15.81%) Microsoft
2 176 (5.45%) Google
3 111 (3.43%) Oracle
4 84 (2.60%) SAP
5 73 (2.26%) Workday
6 65 (2.01%) Adobe
7 63 (1.95%) VMware
8 46 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
9 41 (1.27%) Apple
10 38 (1.18%) ServiceNow
11 37 (1.14%) Red Hat
12 31 (0.96%) Cisco
13 28 (0.87%) IBM
13 28 (0.87%) Twitter
14 26 (0.80%) Mercator
15 24 (0.74%) Cognizant
15 24 (0.74%) Splunk
16 23 (0.71%) Informatica
16 23 (0.71%) PTC
17 20 (0.62%) Facebook