Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Collaborative Working
UK
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 147 198 193
Rank change year-on-year +51 -5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Collaborative Working 2,728 1,227 2,763
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.42% 1.75% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 1.90% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,577 923 1,978
10th Percentile £33,740 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,473 £42,000 £40,006
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £83,050
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.35%

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 105,354 64,725 134,240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.44% 92.41% 92.43%
Number of salaries quoted 71,839 52,388 107,051
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +58 2,414 £55,000 - 517
UK excluding London +42 1,468 £50,000 - 366
London +57 1,034 £67,500 -0.74% 182
Work from Home -7 500 £55,000 -15.38% 94
North of England +15 365 £46,175 +4.94% 99
South West +28 284 £46,000 -21.12% 50
South East -10 270 £60,000 +3.45% 69
Midlands +16 260 £48,600 +3.40% 65
Yorkshire +14 182 £45,000 -1.10% 40
West Midlands -11 169 £50,000 +1.01% 40
North West +26 166 £50,000 +6.58% 48
East of England +27 147 £48,000 +6.67% 41
East Midlands +8 90 £44,500 -1.11% 24
Scotland +6 87 £57,500 +25.00% 24
Northern Ireland 0 41 - - 7
Wales -7 32 £45,000 - 10
North East -27 17 £45,000 +12.50% 11

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 1,109 (40.65%) Agile Software Development
2 818 (29.99%) Social Skills
3 549 (20.12%) AWS
4 514 (18.84%) Finance
5 494 (18.11%) Azure
6 487 (17.85%) DevOps
7 444 (16.28%) SQL
8 432 (15.84%) Python
9 410 (15.03%) JavaScript
10 400 (14.66%) Software Engineering
11 391 (14.33%) Scrum
12 386 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
13 385 (14.11%) Docker
13 385 (14.11%) Microsoft
14 377 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
15 376 (13.78%) Analytics
16 365 (13.38%) Mentoring
17 357 (13.09%) Test Automation
18 345 (12.65%) Java
18 345 (12.65%) Microservices
19 332 (12.17%) User Experience
20 324 (11.88%) .NET
21 317 (11.62%) Degree
22 308 (11.29%) C#
23 262 (9.60%) React
24 261 (9.57%) Kubernetes
25 252 (9.24%) Linux
25 252 (9.24%) QA
26 245 (8.98%) Project Management
27 243 (8.91%) Artificial Intelligence

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
1 123 (4.51%) Confluence
2 70 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
3 45 (1.65%) SharePoint
4 39 (1.43%) CMS
5 30 (1.10%) Apache Spark
6 29 (1.06%) Apache
7 16 (0.59%) Apache Airflow
8 13 (0.48%) SAS
9 12 (0.44%) WordPress
10 11 (0.40%) IIS
11 9 (0.33%) NServiceBus
12 7 (0.26%) Drupal
12 7 (0.26%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.22%) MS Exchange
13 6 (0.22%) nginx
13 6 (0.22%) Oracle Spatial
13 6 (0.22%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.22%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.15%) Documentum
14 4 (0.15%) JBoss
Applications
1 86 (3.15%) Microsoft Office
2 59 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (1.17%) Sketch
4 31 (1.14%) Figma
4 31 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 26 (0.95%) Simulink
6 15 (0.55%) MS Visio
7 13 (0.48%) Zeplin
8 11 (0.40%) Photoshop
8 11 (0.40%) UserZoom
9 10 (0.37%) SPSS
9 10 (0.37%) Windchill
10 8 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
11 7 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
11 7 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (0.18%) Chatbot
12 5 (0.18%) GIMP
12 5 (0.18%) Inkscape
12 5 (0.18%) InVision
13 4 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 18 (0.66%) Sentinel
2 17 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.51%) Magento
4 12 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
5 10 (0.37%) Shopify
6 9 (0.33%) SAP FI
7 7 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.26%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 6 (0.22%) NetSuite
8 6 (0.22%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 5 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (0.15%) OPENHousing
10 4 (0.15%) SAP BPC
10 4 (0.15%) TrackWise
11 3 (0.11%) SAP ERP
12 2 (0.073%) SAP FSCM
12 2 (0.073%) SAP HCM
12 2 (0.073%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 549 (20.12%) AWS
2 494 (18.11%) Azure
3 192 (7.04%) GCP
4 161 (5.90%) Serverless
5 140 (5.13%) SaaS
6 105 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
7 91 (3.34%) Power Platform
8 88 (3.23%) GitHub
9 86 (3.15%) Microsoft 365
10 75 (2.75%) PaaS
11 69 (2.53%) AWS Lambda
12 64 (2.35%) Amazon EKS
13 59 (2.16%) Amazon S3
14 57 (2.09%) IaaS
15 46 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
16 36 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
17 33 (1.21%) Snowflake
18 27 (0.99%) Google Analytics
19 26 (0.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 26 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (2.27%) Firewall
2 38 (1.39%) WAN
3 34 (1.25%) LAN
4 32 (1.17%) HTTP
5 30 (1.10%) Network Security
6 25 (0.92%) DNS
6 25 (0.92%) Internet
7 23 (0.84%) TCP/IP
8 20 (0.73%) Broadband
9 18 (0.66%) DHCP
10 15 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (0.51%) 5G
12 13 (0.48%) SAN
13 11 (0.40%) MPLS
14 10 (0.37%) Cisco ISE
14 10 (0.37%) VPN
14 10 (0.37%) Wireless
15 9 (0.33%) Remote Desktop
16 8 (0.29%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 151 (5.54%) NoSQL
3 143 (5.24%) Big Data
4 124 (4.55%) MySQL
5 115 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
6 94 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 90 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
8 75 (2.75%) Power BI
9 66 (2.42%) MongoDB
10 54 (1.98%) Tableau
11 46 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 45 (1.65%) BigQuery
13 40 (1.47%) Data Lake
14 38 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 37 (1.36%) Hadoop
16 36 (1.32%) Amazon Aurora
17 31 (1.14%) Amazon Redshift
18 28 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
19 25 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
20 24 (0.88%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 238 (8.72%) Git (software)
2 202 (7.40%) JIRA
3 175 (6.41%) Jenkins
4 91 (3.34%) Selenium
5 54 (1.98%) JUnit
6 53 (1.94%) GitLab
7 39 (1.43%) webpack
8 36 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 35 (1.28%) Visual Studio
10 28 (1.03%) SpecFlow
11 27 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
11 27 (0.99%) TeamCity
12 26 (0.95%) EasyMock
13 25 (0.92%) JMeter
13 25 (0.92%) NUnit
13 25 (0.92%) WebDriver
14 24 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
15 23 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
15 23 (0.84%) Postman
16 22 (0.81%) Cucumber
General
1 818 (29.99%) Social Skills
2 514 (18.84%) Finance
3 386 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
4 235 (8.61%) Marketing
5 184 (6.74%) Retail
6 154 (5.65%) Legal
7 136 (4.99%) Public Sector
8 105 (3.85%) Banking
9 103 (3.78%) Law
10 98 (3.59%) Influencing Skills
10 98 (3.59%) Organisational Skills
11 72 (2.64%) Games
12 60 (2.20%) Advertising
13 59 (2.16%) Telecoms
14 55 (2.02%) Presentation Skills
15 51 (1.87%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 50 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
17 44 (1.61%) Electronics
18 39 (1.43%) Manufacturing
19 27 (0.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 549 (20.12%) Developer
2 319 (11.69%) Analyst
3 237 (8.69%) Software Engineer
4 161 (5.90%) Architect
5 116 (4.25%) Senior Developer
6 109 (4.00%) .NET Developer
7 95 (3.48%) Software Developer
8 89 (3.26%) Business Analyst
9 85 (3.12%) Senior Software Engineer
10 83 (3.04%) Designer
11 80 (2.93%) Cloud Engineer
12 79 (2.90%) DevOps Engineer
13 65 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
14 63 (2.31%) Consultant
15 61 (2.24%) Full Stack Developer
16 60 (2.20%) Project Manager
17 55 (2.02%) Team Leader
18 53 (1.94%) Junior
19 51 (1.87%) Data Engineer
19 51 (1.87%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 324 (11.88%) .NET
2 262 (9.60%) React
3 213 (7.81%) HTML
4 204 (7.48%) CSS
5 182 (6.67%) REST
6 157 (5.76%) AngularJS
7 142 (5.21%) Kafka
8 141 (5.17%) RESTful
9 123 (4.51%) Node.js
10 117 (4.29%) .NET Core
11 91 (3.34%) Web Services
12 85 (3.12%) HTML5
13 78 (2.86%) ASP.NET
14 69 (2.53%) GraphQL
15 68 (2.49%) Apache NiFi
16 63 (2.31%) ASP.NET Web API
17 58 (2.13%) .NET Framework
18 51 (1.87%) Jest
18 51 (1.87%) Vue.js
19 50 (1.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 332 (12.17%) User Experience
2 114 (4.18%) Management Information System
3 113 (4.14%) Greenfield Project
4 101 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 86 (3.15%) Virtual Team
6 85 (3.12%) Cyberattack
7 81 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
8 67 (2.46%) Algorithms
9 66 (2.42%) Social Media
10 56 (2.05%) Public Cloud
11 52 (1.91%) Cloud Native
12 44 (1.61%) Life Science
13 42 (1.54%) Data Centre
14 39 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
15 37 (1.36%) Data Structures
16 35 (1.28%) NHS
17 30 (1.10%) Derivative
18 29 (1.06%) Hedge funds
19 26 (0.95%) PMI
20 23 (0.84%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 252 (9.24%) Linux
2 166 (6.09%) Windows
3 83 (3.04%) Unix
4 73 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 44 (1.61%) CentOS
5 44 (1.61%) Windows Server
6 37 (1.36%) Android
7 32 (1.17%) Windows 10
8 25 (0.92%) Windows Server 2016
9 21 (0.77%) Apple iOS
10 20 (0.73%) Windows Server 2019
11 13 (0.48%) Mac OS
12 11 (0.40%) Mac OS X
13 10 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
14 8 (0.29%) Windows 7
14 8 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.22%) Debian
15 6 (0.22%) Solaris
15 6 (0.22%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,109 (40.65%) Agile Software Development
2 487 (17.85%) DevOps
3 400 (14.66%) Software Engineering
4 391 (14.33%) Scrum
5 377 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
6 376 (13.78%) Analytics
7 365 (13.38%) Mentoring
8 357 (13.09%) Test Automation
9 345 (12.65%) Microservices
10 245 (8.98%) Project Management
11 243 (8.91%) Artificial Intelligence
12 215 (7.88%) Cybersecurity
13 213 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
14 210 (7.70%) Computer Science
15 200 (7.33%) TDD
16 187 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
17 179 (6.56%) Machine Learning
18 168 (6.16%) Decision-Making
19 164 (6.01%) Stakeholder Management
20 160 (5.87%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 444 (16.28%) SQL
2 432 (15.84%) Python
3 410 (15.03%) JavaScript
4 345 (12.65%) Java
5 308 (11.29%) C#
6 134 (4.91%) PowerShell
7 122 (4.47%) C
8 115 (4.22%) TypeScript
9 98 (3.59%) C++
9 98 (3.59%) PHP
10 80 (2.93%) Bash Shell
11 55 (2.02%) Scala
12 43 (1.58%) T-SQL
13 40 (1.47%) R
14 39 (1.43%) Perl
15 34 (1.25%) Go
16 32 (1.17%) MATLAB
17 30 (1.10%) Apex Code
18 25 (0.92%) Groovy
19 22 (0.81%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 317 (11.62%) Degree
2 93 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 87 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 75 (2.75%) PhD
5 66 (2.42%) SC Cleared
6 37 (1.36%) PMI Certification
7 34 (1.25%) CISSP
8 27 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
9 25 (0.92%) CISM
10 23 (0.84%) ISTQB
11 20 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (0.66%) CISA
13 16 (0.59%) PMP
14 14 (0.51%) ISEB
14 14 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
15 13 (0.48%) DV Cleared
16 12 (0.44%) APMG
16 12 (0.44%) CRISC
16 12 (0.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 252 (9.24%) QA
2 90 (3.30%) Accessibility
3 70 (2.57%) GDPR
4 62 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 36 (1.32%) PMO
5 36 (1.32%) SLA
6 28 (1.03%) NIST
7 26 (0.95%) PCI DSS
8 23 (0.84%) Data Quality
9 22 (0.81%) MiFID
10 12 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (0.33%) GRC
11 9 (0.33%) ITGC
12 8 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
12 8 (0.29%) WCAG
13 7 (0.26%) HIPAA
14 6 (0.22%) COBIT
15 5 (0.18%) CDISC
15 5 (0.18%) IEC 61508
15 5 (0.18%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 385 (14.11%) Docker
2 102 (3.74%) Active Directory
3 23 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (0.66%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.26%) BitLocker
8 5 (0.18%) Firmware
8 5 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.11%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.073%) KVM
10 2 (0.073%) vSphere
11 1 (0.037%) HDFS
11 1 (0.037%) IMail Server
11 1 (0.037%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.037%) Varnish
11 1 (0.037%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 261 (9.57%) Kubernetes
2 167 (6.12%) Ansible
3 153 (5.61%) Terraform
4 32 (1.17%) Grafana
5 27 (0.99%) Graphite
6 26 (0.95%) SCCM
7 25 (0.92%) Prometheus
8 21 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
9 20 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
9 20 (0.73%) Puppet
10 16 (0.59%) Packer
11 15 (0.55%) Consul
12 14 (0.51%) Opsgenie
12 14 (0.51%) Opsview
13 13 (0.48%) Graylog
14 10 (0.37%) Nagios
15 8 (0.29%) Data Guard
15 8 (0.29%) FlexNet
15 8 (0.29%) Jamf Pro
15 8 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 385 (14.11%) Microsoft
2 166 (6.09%) Google
3 83 (3.04%) Oracle
4 59 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
5 49 (1.80%) Splunk
6 48 (1.76%) VMware
7 47 (1.72%) Red Hat
8 44 (1.61%) SAP
9 41 (1.50%) ServiceNow
10 35 (1.28%) Cisco
11 29 (1.06%) IBM
12 24 (0.88%) Mercator
13 22 (0.81%) Adobe
13 22 (0.81%) Databricks
14 20 (0.73%) Atlassian
14 20 (0.73%) Instagram
15 18 (0.66%) Facebook
16 14 (0.51%) Apple
16 14 (0.51%) Dynatrace
17 12 (0.44%) HP