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

Collaborative Working
UK
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 141 184 187
Rank change year-on-year +43 +3 +28
Permanent jobs citing Collaborative Working 1,719 2,307 2,779
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.28% 1.90% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 2.07% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,482 1,878 2,126
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,095
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +5.58% +4.19%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,350
% change year-on-year -10.00% +3.41% +5.11%

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 69,801 111,605 138,829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.60% 92.03% 92.33%
Number of salaries quoted 54,676 89,461 111,007
Median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 2 March 2021.

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 March 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 +42 1,548 £52,500 -4.55% 354
UK excluding London +37 1,041 £45,000 -10.00% 265
London +34 542 £67,500 - 117
Midlands +64 299 £44,500 -6.32% 50
North of England -8 288 £45,000 -10.00% 72
Work from Home -46 243 £50,377 -19.40% 84
West Midlands +62 189 £50,000 +5.26% 27
South West +63 186 £46,500 +3.33% 35
South East -17 144 £55,000 - 46
Yorkshire -6 133 £45,000 - 25
North West +6 111 £47,500 -9.52% 40
East Midlands +35 108 £42,500 -10.53% 23
East of England +54 61 £32,500 -29.73% 34
Scotland -9 45 £50,000 +11.11% 16
North East +20 44 £45,000 -15.18% 7
Wales +26 26 £49,450 +31.87% 9
Northern Ireland +12 3 £37,500 -34.78% 2
Channel Islands -2 1 £40,000 -38.46%

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 716 (41.65%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (19.66%) Finance
2 338 (19.66%) Azure
3 292 (16.99%) AWS
4 289 (16.81%) SQL
5 286 (16.64%) DevOps
6 283 (16.46%) JavaScript
7 275 (16.00%) Python
8 229 (13.32%) Scrum
9 227 (13.21%) Microsoft
10 223 (12.97%) C#
11 213 (12.39%) .NET
12 207 (12.04%) Docker
13 204 (11.87%) Mentoring
14 201 (11.69%) Java
15 199 (11.58%) Test Automation
16 182 (10.59%) Degree
17 181 (10.53%) User Experience
18 174 (10.12%) Problem-Solving
19 168 (9.77%) Analytics
20 160 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
21 158 (9.19%) Software Engineering
22 157 (9.13%) Microservices
23 152 (8.84%) Fintech
24 144 (8.38%) SQL Server
25 137 (7.97%) Business Intelligence
26 135 (7.85%) CSS
26 135 (7.85%) Linux
27 134 (7.80%) HTML
28 132 (7.68%) Marketing

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 55 (3.20%) Confluence
2 34 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
3 30 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 22 (1.28%) CMS
5 21 (1.22%) Apache Spark
6 16 (0.93%) OpenStack
7 10 (0.58%) Apache
8 9 (0.52%) SAS
9 7 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
9 7 (0.41%) ArcGIS
9 7 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (0.41%) WordPress
10 6 (0.35%) Drupal
10 6 (0.35%) IIS
11 5 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.29%) Facebook Platform
11 5 (0.29%) Jupyter
12 4 (0.23%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.23%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 45 (2.62%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (1.63%) Sketch
4 21 (1.22%) InVision
5 20 (1.16%) Figma
6 19 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 10 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (0.58%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.58%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.58%) Simulink
8 9 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
9 7 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.29%) 3ds Max
11 4 (0.23%) Zeplin
12 3 (0.17%) Maya
12 3 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
13 2 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.12%) Adobe XD
13 2 (0.12%) Houdini
13 2 (0.12%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 14 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 11 (0.64%) Sentinel
4 8 (0.47%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (0.29%) Odoo
7 4 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
7 4 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.23%) Magento
7 4 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
7 4 (0.23%) Unica
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.17%) Shopify
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.12%) Sage 50
9 2 (0.12%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.12%) SAP FSCM
9 2 (0.12%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 338 (19.66%) Azure
2 292 (16.99%) AWS
3 81 (4.71%) Power Platform
4 70 (4.07%) Serverless
5 69 (4.01%) GCP
6 55 (3.20%) SaaS
7 54 (3.14%) Microsoft 365
8 45 (2.62%) GitHub
9 35 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
10 33 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
11 28 (1.63%) PaaS
12 26 (1.51%) Azure Data Factory
13 24 (1.40%) Amazon EKS
13 24 (1.40%) IaaS
14 19 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
15 17 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
16 16 (0.93%) PowerApps
17 15 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
17 15 (0.87%) Google Analytics
17 15 (0.87%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.62%) Firewall
2 20 (1.16%) DNS
3 18 (1.05%) Network Security
4 17 (0.99%) LAN
5 16 (0.93%) Internet
6 15 (0.87%) WAN
7 12 (0.70%) Cisco ISE
7 12 (0.70%) DHCP
8 11 (0.64%) TCP/IP
8 11 (0.64%) Wireless
9 10 (0.58%) HTTP
9 10 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (0.52%) BGP
10 9 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (0.52%) MPLS
10 9 (0.52%) OSPF
10 9 (0.52%) WebEx
11 8 (0.47%) FTP
11 8 (0.47%) Skype
11 8 (0.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (8.38%) SQL Server
2 90 (5.24%) Data Warehouse
3 88 (5.12%) Big Data
4 71 (4.13%) Power BI
5 64 (3.72%) MySQL
5 64 (3.72%) NoSQL
6 61 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 59 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 58 (3.37%) Relational Database
9 49 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 34 (1.98%) Data Lake
11 29 (1.69%) MongoDB
12 28 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
13 21 (1.22%) Hadoop
14 19 (1.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 17 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
15 17 (0.99%) Snowflake Schema
15 17 (0.99%) Tableau
16 14 (0.81%) Cosmos DB
17 12 (0.70%) Looker
Development Applications
1 121 (7.04%) Git (software)
2 104 (6.05%) Jenkins
3 98 (5.70%) JIRA
4 79 (4.60%) Selenium
5 49 (2.85%) Visual Studio
6 29 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
7 26 (1.51%) SpecFlow
8 25 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (1.40%) LabVIEW
10 22 (1.28%) Appium
11 20 (1.16%) webpack
12 19 (1.11%) JMeter
13 17 (0.99%) Bitbucket
13 17 (0.99%) Postman
14 15 (0.87%) JUnit
14 15 (0.87%) TeamCity
15 14 (0.81%) GitLab
16 12 (0.70%) Cucumber
17 11 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
18 10 (0.58%) NUnit
General
1 338 (19.66%) Finance
2 132 (7.68%) Marketing
3 92 (5.35%) Law
4 81 (4.71%) Public Sector
5 69 (4.01%) Games
5 69 (4.01%) Retail
6 66 (3.84%) Legal
7 50 (2.91%) Banking
8 36 (2.09%) Telecoms
9 32 (1.86%) Electronics
10 29 (1.69%) Aerospace
11 21 (1.22%) Manufacturing
11 21 (1.22%) Publishing
12 17 (0.99%) Military
13 10 (0.58%) Advertising
13 10 (0.58%) Local Government
13 10 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.52%) Front Office
14 9 (0.52%) German Language
15 8 (0.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 477 (27.75%) Developer
2 160 (9.31%) Analyst
3 101 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 92 (5.35%) Senior Developer
4 92 (5.35%) Software Engineer
5 90 (5.24%) Architect
6 70 (4.07%) DevOps Engineer
7 65 (3.78%) Data Engineer
8 57 (3.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 55 (3.20%) Business Analyst
10 53 (3.08%) Software Developer
11 51 (2.97%) Designer
12 46 (2.68%) Full Stack Developer
13 44 (2.56%) React Developer
14 43 (2.50%) Consultant
15 42 (2.44%) C# Developer
15 42 (2.44%) Senior Software Engineer
16 38 (2.21%) C# .NET Developer
16 38 (2.21%) Test Engineer
17 37 (2.15%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (12.39%) .NET
2 135 (7.85%) CSS
3 134 (7.80%) HTML
4 116 (6.75%) React
5 101 (5.88%) Node.js
6 95 (5.53%) AngularJS
7 80 (4.65%) .NET Framework
8 74 (4.30%) Web Services
9 72 (4.19%) REST
10 71 (4.13%) .NET Core
11 59 (3.43%) Kafka
12 53 (3.08%) ASP.NET
13 48 (2.79%) JSON
14 46 (2.68%) RESTful
14 46 (2.68%) XML
15 40 (2.33%) HTML5
16 37 (2.15%) Vue.js
17 36 (2.09%) ASP.NET Web API
18 35 (2.04%) Apache NiFi
18 35 (2.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 181 (10.53%) User Experience
2 160 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (4.77%) Mobile App
4 73 (4.25%) Greenfield Project
5 61 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
5 61 (3.55%) Virtual Team
6 45 (2.62%) Cyberattack
7 43 (2.50%) Management Information System
8 36 (2.09%) Algorithms
9 35 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
10 33 (1.92%) Data Centre
11 25 (1.45%) Public Cloud
12 21 (1.22%) Social Media
13 20 (1.16%) Cloud Native
14 16 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
15 15 (0.87%) Driving Licence
16 14 (0.81%) Derivative
16 14 (0.81%) NHS
16 14 (0.81%) Private Cloud
17 12 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 135 (7.85%) Linux
2 86 (5.00%) Windows
3 39 (2.27%) Unix
4 35 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (1.45%) CentOS
6 19 (1.11%) Windows 10
7 17 (0.99%) Windows Server
8 16 (0.93%) Android
9 15 (0.87%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.52%) Debian
11 6 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.29%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.29%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.29%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.29%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.23%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
14 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2019
15 1 (0.058%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 716 (41.65%) Agile Software Development
2 286 (16.64%) DevOps
3 229 (13.32%) Scrum
4 204 (11.87%) Mentoring
5 199 (11.58%) Test Automation
6 174 (10.12%) Problem-Solving
7 168 (9.77%) Analytics
8 158 (9.19%) Software Engineering
9 157 (9.13%) Microservices
10 152 (8.84%) Fintech
11 137 (7.97%) Business Intelligence
12 125 (7.27%) Machine Learning
13 122 (7.10%) TDD
14 113 (6.57%) Artificial Intelligence
14 113 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
15 111 (6.46%) Project Management
16 101 (5.88%) Data Science
17 98 (5.70%) Cybersecurity
17 98 (5.70%) Stakeholder Management
18 94 (5.47%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 289 (16.81%) SQL
2 283 (16.46%) JavaScript
3 275 (16.00%) Python
4 223 (12.97%) C#
5 201 (11.69%) Java
6 78 (4.54%) PowerShell
7 75 (4.36%) C
8 59 (3.43%) PHP
9 57 (3.32%) TypeScript
10 49 (2.85%) C++
11 34 (1.98%) Go
12 33 (1.92%) Bash Shell
13 26 (1.51%) R
13 26 (1.51%) T-SQL
14 23 (1.34%) Ruby
15 20 (1.16%) Kotlin
16 19 (1.11%) Apex Code
16 19 (1.11%) Perl
17 18 (1.05%) ES6
18 17 (0.99%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 182 (10.59%) Degree
2 119 (6.92%) Security Cleared
3 85 (4.94%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.45%) PhD
5 22 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
6 21 (1.22%) CISSP
7 18 (1.05%) CFA
8 17 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (0.93%) DV Cleared
10 14 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
10 14 (0.81%) OSCP
11 12 (0.70%) ISEB
12 11 (0.64%) CCNP
13 10 (0.58%) CCDP
13 10 (0.58%) CISM
14 9 (0.52%) ISTQB
15 8 (0.47%) GIAC
15 8 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (0.41%) CISA
16 7 (0.41%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (6.05%) QA
2 25 (1.45%) SLA
3 22 (1.28%) GDPR
4 19 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (1.05%) NIST
6 15 (0.87%) PMO
7 11 (0.64%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.64%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.35%) MiFID
10 5 (0.29%) CDISC
10 5 (0.29%) GxP
10 5 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.17%) NCSC
11 3 (0.17%) NIST 800
12 2 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.12%) ITGC
13 1 (0.058%) ISO 13485
13 1 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.058%) JSP 440
System Software
1 207 (12.04%) Docker
2 53 (3.08%) Active Directory
3 40 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.41%) vCloud
6 7 (0.41%) vSphere
7 4 (0.23%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.12%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.12%) XenApp
10 1 (0.058%) KVM
10 1 (0.058%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 119 (6.92%) Kubernetes
2 90 (5.24%) Ansible
3 81 (4.71%) Terraform
4 25 (1.45%) Puppet
5 24 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
7 13 (0.76%) SCCM
8 11 (0.64%) Packer
9 9 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
10 8 (0.47%) Istio
10 8 (0.47%) Prometheus
11 7 (0.41%) Nagios
12 6 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
12 6 (0.35%) FlexNet
13 5 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
14 4 (0.23%) CASB
14 4 (0.23%) Jamf Pro
14 4 (0.23%) vCenter Server
15 3 (0.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 227 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 69 (4.01%) Oracle
3 67 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
4 56 (3.26%) VMware
5 55 (3.20%) Google
6 38 (2.21%) Adobe
7 32 (1.86%) ServiceNow
8 31 (1.80%) SAP
9 27 (1.57%) Cisco
10 26 (1.51%) Red Hat
11 24 (1.40%) Splunk
12 23 (1.34%) Databricks
13 18 (1.05%) Sun
14 13 (0.76%) IBM
15 12 (0.70%) Atlassian
15 12 (0.70%) Palo Alto
16 9 (0.52%) JD Edwards
17 8 (0.47%) Citrix
18 7 (0.41%) Apple
18 7 (0.41%) CheckPoint