Period
to 18 February 2020

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 18 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Collaborative Working
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 183 188 213
Rank change year-on-year +5 +25 +31
Permanent jobs citing Collaborative Working 2,367 2,801 2,863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.90% 1.86% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 2.02% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,740 2,007 1,962
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,095 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.58% +4.19% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £30,500
90th Percentile £82,625 £80,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,200 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.73% +7.11% -3.23%

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 114,252 138,840 160,703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.93% 92.20% 92.24%
Number of salaries quoted 90,610 109,591 130,456
UK median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.88%

Collaborative Working
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Collaborative Working in the UK

Collaborative Working
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Collaborative Working in the UK

Collaborative Working
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Collaborative Working over the 6 months to 18 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Collaborative Working in the UK

Collaborative Working
Top 18 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 18 February 2020. 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 +15 2,144 £55,000 +4.76% 474
UK excluding London +20 1,406 £50,000 +3.73% 381
London -9 851 £62,500 - 130
North of England +40 445 £50,000 +5.26% 92
South East +20 345 £55,000 +10.00% 87
Midlands +49 265 £47,500 - 66
Yorkshire +34 220 £45,000 - 32
North West +3 188 £52,500 +10.53% 46
West Midlands +22 157 £47,500 +5.56% 39
South West -2 140 £45,000 - 62
East Midlands +68 107 £47,500 -9.52% 27
Scotland -21 90 £45,000 -10.00% 14
East of England +17 84 £47,500 - 36
North East +28 37 £54,486 +21.08% 14
Wales +29 36 £37,500 -16.67% 19
Northern Ireland +6 5 £44,500 -3.78% 3
Channel Islands - 5 £65,000 - 3
Isle of Man - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, 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 1,102 (46.56%) Agile Software Development
2 499 (21.08%) Finance
3 444 (18.76%) Problem-Solving
4 409 (17.28%) JavaScript
5 363 (15.34%) AWS
6 361 (15.25%) Microsoft
7 360 (15.21%) Azure
8 347 (14.66%) Degree
9 334 (14.11%) Scrum
10 332 (14.03%) C#
11 325 (13.73%) DevOps
12 302 (12.76%) SQL
13 301 (12.72%) CSS
14 300 (12.67%) Java
15 298 (12.59%) HTML
16 280 (11.83%) User Experience
17 273 (11.53%) .NET
18 266 (11.24%) Project Management
19 249 (10.52%) Python
20 247 (10.44%) Git (software)
21 242 (10.22%) Software Engineering
21 242 (10.22%) SQL Server
22 236 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
23 234 (9.89%) Test Automation
24 229 (9.67%) Windows
25 223 (9.42%) Mentoring
26 207 (8.75%) AngularJS
27 206 (8.70%) QA
27 206 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
28 202 (8.53%) React

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 63 (2.66%) Confluence
2 54 (2.28%) SharePoint
3 44 (1.86%) CMS
4 35 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
5 27 (1.14%) Skype for Business
6 23 (0.97%) Apache Spark
7 19 (0.80%) nginx
8 17 (0.72%) JBoss
9 16 (0.68%) Tomcat
10 14 (0.59%) Apache
11 13 (0.55%) MS Exchange
12 12 (0.51%) IIS
13 11 (0.46%) Umbraco
13 11 (0.46%) WordPress
14 9 (0.38%) Drupal
14 9 (0.38%) TPMS
15 7 (0.30%) Tornado
15 7 (0.30%) WebSphere
16 6 (0.25%) EPiServer
16 6 (0.25%) Jupyter
Applications
1 92 (3.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 83 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
3 44 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 44 (1.86%) Sketch
4 32 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 29 (1.23%) Photoshop
6 28 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
7 25 (1.06%) MS Visio
8 17 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 13 (0.55%) OrCAD
10 12 (0.51%) Chatbot
11 11 (0.46%) Open Workbench
12 6 (0.25%) Adobe Captivate
12 6 (0.25%) InVision
12 6 (0.25%) Snagit
13 5 (0.21%) Adobe XD
13 5 (0.21%) Camtasia
14 4 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
15 3 (0.13%) InDesign
15 3 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.17%) Sage X3
5 4 (0.17%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 3 (0.13%) Magento
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.084%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.084%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.084%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.084%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.084%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.084%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 363 (15.34%) AWS
2 360 (15.21%) Azure
3 166 (7.01%) Office 365
4 143 (6.04%) SaaS
5 71 (3.00%) GCP
6 68 (2.87%) PaaS
7 51 (2.15%) Power Platform
8 46 (1.94%) Serverless
9 37 (1.56%) GitHub
10 36 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
11 34 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
12 31 (1.31%) IaaS
13 30 (1.27%) OpenShift
14 28 (1.18%) G Suite
15 23 (0.97%) Amazon Cognito
15 23 (0.97%) OneDrive
16 19 (0.80%) Amazon S3
17 17 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
17 17 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
18 16 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (3.97%) Internet
2 84 (3.55%) DNS
3 82 (3.46%) Firewall
4 53 (2.24%) WAN
5 46 (1.94%) HTTP
6 44 (1.86%) MPLS
7 37 (1.56%) DHCP
8 36 (1.52%) TCP/IP
8 36 (1.52%) Wireless
9 33 (1.39%) Unified Communications
10 32 (1.35%) VPN
11 31 (1.31%) Skype
12 30 (1.27%) SSL
13 25 (1.06%) LAN
14 24 (1.01%) Intranet
15 23 (0.97%) SAN
16 22 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
17 20 (0.84%) VoIP
18 18 (0.76%) Diameter Protocol
18 18 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (10.22%) SQL Server
2 87 (3.68%) NoSQL
3 83 (3.51%) MySQL
4 68 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
5 64 (2.70%) Big Data
6 58 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
7 54 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 48 (2.03%) Power BI
9 46 (1.94%) Relational Database
10 43 (1.82%) Hadoop
11 40 (1.69%) MongoDB
12 36 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 31 (1.31%) Blockchain
14 30 (1.27%) Redis
15 21 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 18 (0.76%) Oracle Database
17 17 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
17 17 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 13 (0.55%) Data Lake
19 12 (0.51%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 247 (10.44%) Git (software)
2 130 (5.49%) JIRA
3 107 (4.52%) Selenium
4 101 (4.27%) Jenkins
5 54 (2.28%) Maven
6 52 (2.20%) Bitbucket
7 47 (1.99%) gulp
8 45 (1.90%) Visual Studio
9 40 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
10 39 (1.65%) Subversion
11 37 (1.56%) TeamCity
12 33 (1.39%) webpack
13 32 (1.35%) Cucumber
14 31 (1.31%) Postman
14 31 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
15 30 (1.27%) JUnit
16 29 (1.23%) Grunt
17 28 (1.18%) JMeter
18 21 (0.89%) SpecFlow
19 18 (0.76%) GDB
General
1 499 (21.08%) Finance
2 151 (6.38%) Retail
3 133 (5.62%) Marketing
4 90 (3.80%) Legal
5 84 (3.55%) Public Sector
6 81 (3.42%) Banking
7 79 (3.34%) Telecoms
8 51 (2.15%) Manufacturing
9 49 (2.07%) Electronics
10 46 (1.94%) Games
11 32 (1.35%) Law
12 26 (1.10%) Advertising
13 25 (1.06%) Back Office
14 21 (0.89%) Aerospace
15 19 (0.80%) Front Office
16 15 (0.63%) Billing
17 10 (0.42%) Digital Economy
17 10 (0.42%) Publishing
18 9 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
19 8 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 582 (24.59%) Developer
2 270 (11.41%) Analyst
3 175 (7.39%) Consultant
4 167 (7.06%) Architect
5 164 (6.93%) Senior Developer
6 130 (5.49%) Software Engineer
7 95 (4.01%) Software Developer
8 86 (3.63%) .NET Developer
9 80 (3.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 79 (3.34%) Business Analyst
11 76 (3.21%) Java Developer
12 69 (2.92%) Designer
13 65 (2.75%) DevOps Engineer
13 65 (2.75%) Lead Developer
14 60 (2.53%) Project Manager
15 56 (2.37%) Solutions Architect
16 55 (2.32%) Senior Architect
17 53 (2.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 52 (2.20%) C# Developer
18 52 (2.20%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (12.72%) CSS
2 298 (12.59%) HTML
3 273 (11.53%) .NET
4 207 (8.75%) AngularJS
5 202 (8.53%) React
6 126 (5.32%) REST
7 120 (5.07%) ASP.NET
8 116 (4.90%) Web Services
9 106 (4.48%) HTML5
10 99 (4.18%) RESTful
11 89 (3.76%) .NET Core
12 87 (3.68%) .NET Framework
13 83 (3.51%) Node.js
14 69 (2.92%) jQuery
15 64 (2.70%) Spring
16 63 (2.66%) XML
17 61 (2.58%) Sass
17 61 (2.58%) Vue.js
18 55 (2.32%) ASP.NET Web API
19 48 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 280 (11.83%) User Experience
2 236 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
3 140 (5.91%) Self-Motivation
4 126 (5.32%) Management Information System
5 105 (4.44%) Mobile App
6 94 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
7 45 (1.90%) Cloud Native
8 44 (1.86%) Public Cloud
9 42 (1.77%) Data Centre
10 33 (1.39%) Internet of Things
11 30 (1.27%) Algorithms
12 29 (1.23%) Blog
12 29 (1.23%) Robotics
13 28 (1.18%) Virtual Team
14 24 (1.01%) Hedge funds
15 21 (0.89%) Smartphone
16 18 (0.76%) Animation
16 18 (0.76%) Fixed Income
17 17 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
17 17 (0.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 229 (9.67%) Windows
2 145 (6.13%) Linux
3 102 (4.31%) Windows Server
4 70 (2.96%) Windows 10
5 60 (2.53%) Android
6 56 (2.37%) Apple iOS
7 37 (1.56%) Unix
8 31 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (0.63%) CentOS
11 15 (0.63%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.25%) Debian
12 6 (0.25%) watchOS
13 5 (0.21%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.17%) AIX
15 2 (0.084%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.042%) SUSE
16 1 (0.042%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.042%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,102 (46.56%) Agile Software Development
2 444 (18.76%) Problem-Solving
3 334 (14.11%) Scrum
4 325 (13.73%) DevOps
5 266 (11.24%) Project Management
6 242 (10.22%) Software Engineering
7 234 (9.89%) Test Automation
8 223 (9.42%) Mentoring
9 206 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
10 199 (8.41%) Coaching
10 199 (8.41%) ITIL
11 171 (7.22%) Continuous Improvement
12 169 (7.14%) TDD
13 167 (7.06%) Analytics
14 159 (6.72%) Project Delivery
15 141 (5.96%) MVC
16 139 (5.87%) PRINCE2
17 135 (5.70%) Microservices
18 126 (5.32%) Decision-Making
18 126 (5.32%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 409 (17.28%) JavaScript
2 332 (14.03%) C#
3 302 (12.76%) SQL
4 300 (12.67%) Java
5 249 (10.52%) Python
6 104 (4.39%) C++
7 101 (4.27%) PowerShell
8 85 (3.59%) TypeScript
9 79 (3.34%) PHP
10 76 (3.21%) C
11 71 (3.00%) T-SQL
12 70 (2.96%) Ruby
13 55 (2.32%) Scala
14 52 (2.20%) Bash Shell
15 50 (2.11%) R
16 46 (1.94%) Go
17 39 (1.65%) Apple Swift
18 37 (1.56%) Java 8
19 30 (1.27%) VBScript
20 27 (1.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 347 (14.66%) Degree
2 70 (2.96%) CISSP
3 69 (2.92%) Security Cleared
4 59 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 57 (2.41%) SC Cleared
6 44 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
6 44 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 44 (1.86%) MCSE
7 43 (1.82%) ISEB
7 43 (1.82%) MCSA
8 39 (1.65%) CISM
9 30 (1.27%) DV Cleared
10 28 (1.18%) CCNA
11 25 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
12 23 (0.97%) CISA
13 18 (0.76%) ISTQB
14 16 (0.68%) Master's Degree
15 15 (0.63%) CCNP
16 14 (0.59%) CIMA
16 14 (0.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (8.70%) QA
2 67 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 52 (2.20%) PMO
4 48 (2.03%) GDPR
5 39 (1.65%) Data Quality
6 32 (1.35%) PCI DSS
7 30 (1.27%) SLA
8 20 (0.84%) NIST
9 15 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
10 13 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (0.38%) NCSC
12 8 (0.34%) COBIT
13 7 (0.30%) WAI
14 6 (0.25%) ISO 9001
15 5 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
16 4 (0.17%) ISO 14001
17 3 (0.13%) GMP
17 3 (0.13%) TickIT
18 2 (0.084%) P3O
18 2 (0.084%) RMADS
System Software
1 178 (7.52%) Docker
2 100 (4.22%) Active Directory
3 58 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (1.61%) Firmware
5 15 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (0.59%) Hyper-V
7 12 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.42%) VMware NSX
9 6 (0.25%) vCloud
9 6 (0.25%) vSphere
10 4 (0.17%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.13%) LXC
11 3 (0.13%) RACF
11 3 (0.13%) XenApp
12 2 (0.084%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.084%) HDFS
12 2 (0.084%) Snort
12 2 (0.084%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.042%) Postfix
13 1 (0.042%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 113 (4.77%) Ansible
2 103 (4.35%) Terraform
3 100 (4.22%) Kubernetes
4 76 (3.21%) Puppet
5 51 (2.15%) Microsoft Intune
6 45 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
7 39 (1.65%) SCCM
8 23 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
9 17 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
10 9 (0.38%) Nmap
11 8 (0.34%) FortiGate
11 8 (0.34%) Nessus
11 8 (0.34%) OpenVAS
11 8 (0.34%) Tivoli
11 8 (0.34%) vCenter Server
12 6 (0.25%) Kibana
12 6 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 5 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
14 3 (0.13%) CA Service Virtualization
14 3 (0.13%) Icinga
Vendors
1 361 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 106 (4.48%) Google
3 81 (3.42%) VMware
4 79 (3.34%) Adobe
5 74 (3.13%) Oracle
6 68 (2.87%) SAP
7 59 (2.49%) ServiceNow
8 51 (2.15%) Cisco
9 48 (2.03%) IBM
10 33 (1.39%) Red Hat
11 32 (1.35%) Apple
12 31 (1.31%) Tableau
13 28 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
14 26 (1.10%) Atlassian
15 24 (1.01%) Citrix
16 21 (0.89%) WorldPay
17 20 (0.84%) Fortinet
17 20 (0.84%) HP
18 18 (0.76%) Intel
19 17 (0.72%) Xamarin