Period
to 2 December 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 2 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Collaborative Working
UK
6 months to
2 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 174 179 188
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9 +49
Permanent jobs citing Collaborative Working 1,079 2,617 3,012
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.92% 1.95% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 2.12% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 967 2,034 2,197
Median annual salary £55,000 £54,486 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.94% +8.97% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £30,675
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.08% +1.05% +5.56%

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 51,876 123,720 147,167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.21% 92.18% 92.03%
Number of salaries quoted 43,064 97,923 117,022
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +3.45%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +4 981 £55,000 - 285
UK excluding London +35 665 £47,000 -2.08% 223
London -22 342 £70,000 +7.69% 83
North of England +1 190 £45,000 -5.48% 64
Midlands +63 189 £45,000 -5.26% 49
West Midlands +54 124 £47,500 - 25
South West +90 118 £50,000 +11.11% 29
Work from Home -48 115 £51,250 -18.00% 47
South East +1 98 £60,000 +9.09% 45
North West +8 93 £47,500 -5.00% 32
East Midlands +36 63 £42,500 -10.53% 24
Yorkshire -14 60 £42,500 -5.56% 20
North East +20 37 £45,000 +3.09% 12
East of England +55 27 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Scotland +4 26 £44,000 -2.22% 13
Wales +17 12 £40,000 +0.08% 9
Northern Ireland +14 5 £37,500 +17.19% 3
Channel Islands +3 1 £40,000 -38.46%

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 463 (42.91%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (24.56%) Finance
3 236 (21.87%) Azure
4 217 (20.11%) AWS
5 205 (19.00%) DevOps
6 194 (17.98%) SQL
7 186 (17.24%) JavaScript
7 186 (17.24%) Python
8 175 (16.22%) C#
9 156 (14.46%) .NET
10 152 (14.09%) Java
11 129 (11.96%) Microsoft
12 126 (11.68%) Scrum
13 123 (11.40%) Docker
14 121 (11.21%) SQL Server
15 120 (11.12%) Test Automation
16 112 (10.38%) Degree
16 112 (10.38%) Fintech
17 110 (10.19%) TDD
18 107 (9.92%) Linux
19 106 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
20 101 (9.36%) Mentoring
21 98 (9.08%) CSS
21 98 (9.08%) Business Intelligence
22 96 (8.90%) HTML
23 95 (8.80%) User Experience
24 92 (8.53%) Problem-Solving
25 87 (8.06%) Security Cleared
26 84 (7.78%) PowerShell
27 80 (7.41%) Git (software)

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 32 (2.97%) Confluence
2 21 (1.95%) Apache Spark
2 21 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (1.95%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.02%) CMS
4 10 (0.93%) Jupyter
5 8 (0.74%) Apache
5 8 (0.74%) IIS
5 8 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (0.46%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.46%) SAS
7 4 (0.37%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.37%) WinCC
8 3 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.28%) CloudStack
8 3 (0.28%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.28%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.19%) Moodle
9 2 (0.19%) nginx
10 1 (0.093%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 34 (3.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (1.85%) Sketch
4 19 (1.76%) Figma
4 19 (1.76%) InVision
5 15 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.65%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
7 6 (0.56%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.37%) Zeplin
9 3 (0.28%) Adobe XD
10 2 (0.19%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.19%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.19%) SPSS
11 1 (0.093%) InDesign
11 1 (0.093%) MadCap Flare
11 1 (0.093%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 12 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.93%) Adobe Campaign
2 10 (0.93%) Unica
3 9 (0.83%) Odoo
4 8 (0.74%) Magento
5 6 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 6 (0.56%) Sentinel
6 5 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.28%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.19%) Maximo
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.19%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.093%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.093%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.093%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.093%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 236 (21.87%) Azure
2 217 (20.11%) AWS
3 51 (4.73%) SaaS
4 45 (4.17%) IaaS
5 43 (3.99%) Serverless
6 41 (3.80%) Power Platform
7 39 (3.61%) Office 365
8 38 (3.52%) GitHub
9 33 (3.06%) PaaS
10 32 (2.97%) GCP
11 27 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
12 23 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
13 19 (1.76%) Azure Active Directory
13 19 (1.76%) Azure Data Factory
14 17 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
15 13 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
16 12 (1.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 12 (1.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 10 (0.93%) OpenShift
18 8 (0.74%) Mavenlink
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.04%) Firewall
2 21 (1.95%) Internet
2 21 (1.95%) Network Security
3 19 (1.76%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.39%) DNS
5 11 (1.02%) FTP
5 11 (1.02%) HTTP
6 10 (0.93%) VoIP
7 9 (0.83%) Kerberos
8 8 (0.74%) DHCP
9 7 (0.65%) LAN
9 7 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.56%) SNMP
10 6 (0.56%) Unified Communications
11 5 (0.46%) SMTP
11 5 (0.46%) WebEx
12 4 (0.37%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (0.37%) SSL
12 4 (0.37%) VPN
13 3 (0.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 62 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
3 54 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 44 (4.08%) MySQL
5 41 (3.80%) Relational Database
6 37 (3.43%) Big Data
6 37 (3.43%) Power BI
7 30 (2.78%) MongoDB
8 20 (1.85%) Data Lake
9 19 (1.76%) Hadoop
9 19 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (1.39%) MS Access
10 15 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (1.30%) Snowflake Schema
12 13 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
13 12 (1.11%) RDBMS
13 12 (1.11%) Tableau
14 10 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 80 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 64 (5.93%) Selenium
3 60 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 48 (4.45%) JIRA
5 27 (2.50%) Visual Studio
6 24 (2.22%) Cypress.io
7 19 (1.76%) SpecFlow
8 16 (1.48%) Appium
8 16 (1.48%) Subversion
9 15 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (1.30%) Bitbucket
11 12 (1.11%) JUnit
11 12 (1.11%) LabVIEW
11 12 (1.11%) webpack
12 10 (0.93%) TeamCity
13 9 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
14 8 (0.74%) NUnit
15 7 (0.65%) Axure RP
15 7 (0.65%) Cucumber
15 7 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 265 (24.56%) Finance
2 67 (6.21%) Marketing
3 49 (4.54%) Law
4 47 (4.36%) Public Sector
5 32 (2.97%) Games
5 32 (2.97%) Retail
6 31 (2.87%) Banking
7 21 (1.95%) Legal
7 21 (1.95%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.83%) Aerospace
9 9 (0.83%) Electronics
9 9 (0.83%) Local Government
10 8 (0.74%) Back Office
10 8 (0.74%) Military
11 4 (0.37%) Police
12 3 (0.28%) Advertising
12 3 (0.28%) Front Office
12 3 (0.28%) German Language
12 3 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 329 (30.49%) Developer
2 97 (8.99%) Analyst
3 77 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 65 (6.02%) .NET Developer
5 62 (5.75%) DevOps Engineer
6 43 (3.99%) Architect
7 36 (3.34%) Software Developer
8 35 (3.24%) Data Engineer
8 35 (3.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 35 (3.24%) Full Stack Developer
8 35 (3.24%) Software Engineer
9 34 (3.15%) C# Developer
10 32 (2.97%) Designer
10 32 (2.97%) React Developer
11 28 (2.59%) Consultant
11 28 (2.59%) Java Developer
11 28 (2.59%) Test Engineer
12 27 (2.50%) C# .NET Developer
13 26 (2.41%) Business Analyst
14 25 (2.32%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (14.46%) .NET
2 98 (9.08%) CSS
3 96 (8.90%) HTML
4 79 (7.32%) React
5 68 (6.30%) Web Services
6 59 (5.47%) Node.js
7 55 (5.10%) AngularJS
8 53 (4.91%) .NET Core
9 42 (3.89%) XML
10 41 (3.80%) RESTful
11 40 (3.71%) .NET Framework
11 40 (3.71%) ASP.NET Web API
12 37 (3.43%) ASP.NET
13 36 (3.34%) JSON
14 33 (3.06%) REST
15 30 (2.78%) Spring
16 25 (2.32%) HTML5
17 23 (2.13%) Kafka
17 23 (2.13%) Redux
18 18 (1.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 106 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (8.80%) User Experience
3 45 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 44 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
5 38 (3.52%) Virtual Team
6 35 (3.24%) Mobile App
7 32 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
8 26 (2.41%) Data Centre
9 24 (2.22%) Algorithms
10 21 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.39%) Cloud Native
12 14 (1.30%) Public Cloud
13 12 (1.11%) Cybercrime
14 9 (0.83%) W3C
15 8 (0.74%) Driving Licence
15 8 (0.74%) PKI
16 7 (0.65%) e-Learning
16 7 (0.65%) iSeries
17 6 (0.56%) Clustering
17 6 (0.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 107 (9.92%) Linux
2 78 (7.23%) Windows
3 34 (3.15%) Windows Server
4 26 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (1.02%) Windows 10
6 8 (0.74%) Android
7 7 (0.65%) Unix
7 7 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.46%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.46%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (0.37%) CentOS
10 3 (0.28%) SUSE
10 3 (0.28%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.28%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.093%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.093%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.093%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (42.91%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (19.00%) DevOps
3 126 (11.68%) Scrum
4 120 (11.12%) Test Automation
5 112 (10.38%) Fintech
6 110 (10.19%) TDD
7 101 (9.36%) Mentoring
8 98 (9.08%) Business Intelligence
9 92 (8.53%) Problem-Solving
10 78 (7.23%) Project Management
11 75 (6.95%) Migration
12 73 (6.77%) Continuous Improvement
13 67 (6.21%) Software Engineering
14 66 (6.12%) Machine Learning
14 66 (6.12%) Service Delivery
15 64 (5.93%) ETL
16 63 (5.84%) Analytics
16 63 (5.84%) Microservices
16 63 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
17 59 (5.47%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 194 (17.98%) SQL
2 186 (17.24%) JavaScript
2 186 (17.24%) Python
3 175 (16.22%) C#
4 152 (14.09%) Java
5 84 (7.78%) PowerShell
6 40 (3.71%) TypeScript
7 37 (3.43%) PHP
8 33 (3.06%) C
9 25 (2.32%) C++
10 23 (2.13%) Ruby
11 20 (1.85%) Bash Shell
11 20 (1.85%) Go
12 18 (1.67%) T-SQL
13 17 (1.58%) Kotlin
13 17 (1.58%) R
14 9 (0.83%) Apex Code
14 9 (0.83%) ES6
14 9 (0.83%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.65%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 112 (10.38%) Degree
2 87 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 68 (6.30%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.48%) CFA
5 13 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (1.11%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.02%) OSCP
8 9 (0.83%) CCNA
8 9 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.65%) CISSP
9 7 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.56%) MBA
10 6 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
11 5 (0.46%) ISEB
11 5 (0.46%) MCSA
11 5 (0.46%) Network+ Certification
11 5 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (0.37%) CISM
12 4 (0.37%) GIAC
12 4 (0.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.73%) QA
2 25 (2.32%) GDPR
3 17 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.58%) SLA
4 14 (1.30%) Data Quality
5 13 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.74%) NIST
7 6 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.56%) PMO
8 4 (0.37%) NCSC
8 4 (0.37%) NIST 800
9 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.19%) ITGC
10 2 (0.19%) WCAG
11 1 (0.093%) GLP
11 1 (0.093%) GMP
11 1 (0.093%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 123 (11.40%) Docker
2 48 (4.45%) Active Directory
3 33 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.67%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.65%) vSphere
7 6 (0.56%) HDFS
7 6 (0.56%) vCloud
8 5 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.28%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.19%) XenApp
11 1 (0.093%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.093%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.093%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.093%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 70 (6.49%) Kubernetes
2 65 (6.02%) Ansible
3 62 (5.75%) Terraform
4 32 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (2.87%) Puppet
6 22 (2.04%) SCCM
7 14 (1.30%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (0.74%) Packer
9 7 (0.65%) SCOM
10 6 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
10 6 (0.56%) SCVMM
10 6 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.37%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.37%) vRealize
12 3 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (0.28%) Red Hat Satellite
13 2 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (0.19%) Istio
13 2 (0.19%) SCOrch
13 2 (0.19%) WMI
Vendors
1 129 (11.96%) Microsoft
2 71 (6.58%) Oracle
3 45 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 44 (4.08%) VMware
5 28 (2.59%) Adobe
6 24 (2.22%) IBM
7 22 (2.04%) Google
8 20 (1.85%) Splunk
9 16 (1.48%) Cisco
9 16 (1.48%) SAP
10 13 (1.20%) Red Hat
10 13 (1.20%) ServiceNow
11 11 (1.02%) Atlassian
12 10 (0.93%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 7 (0.65%) Remedy
13 7 (0.65%) Sun
14 6 (0.56%) Cloudera
14 6 (0.56%) Databricks
15 5 (0.46%) Ab Initio
15 5 (0.46%) Teradata