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

Collaborative Working
UK
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 183 189 207
Rank change year-on-year +6 +18 +21
Permanent jobs citing Collaborative Working 2,200 2,697 2,976
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.88% 1.82% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.98% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,782 2,047 2,140
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,095 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.58% -0.77% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +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 107,655 136,498 163,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.91% 92.20% 92.20%
Number of salaries quoted 85,344 107,439 132,858
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Collaborative Working in the UK

Collaborative Working
Top 19 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 April 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 +9 1,988 £55,000 +4.76% 335
UK excluding London +32 1,294 £50,000 +1.01% 238
London -10 797 £67,500 +12.50% 110
North of England +21 415 £50,000 +5.26% 49
South East +44 355 £55,000 +10.00% 47
Midlands +42 212 £47,500 - 56
Yorkshire +56 198 £45,000 -1.64% 15
North West -24 175 £52,500 +8.25% 26
Work from Home +48 164 £62,500 +19.05% 25
South West +36 129 £45,000 +5.85% 34
West Midlands +16 128 £46,500 -2.11% 37
East Midlands +55 82 £47,500 -2.56% 19
Scotland -22 76 £45,000 -10.00% 6
East of England +35 68 £45,000 -10.00% 39
North East +17 42 £53,053 +17.90% 8
Wales +16 37 £38,750 -22.50% 7
Channel Islands - 7 £65,000 -
Northern Ireland +14 3 £57,500 +27.78%
Isle of Man - 3 £33,000 -

For the 6 months to 2 April 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.

1 995 (45.23%) Agile Software Development
2 443 (20.14%) Finance
3 409 (18.59%) Azure
4 383 (17.41%) JavaScript
5 374 (17.00%) Problem-Solving
6 373 (16.95%) Microsoft
7 351 (15.95%) AWS
8 332 (15.09%) DevOps
9 326 (14.82%) Scrum
10 325 (14.77%) C#
11 297 (13.50%) SQL
12 289 (13.14%) Degree
13 282 (12.82%) CSS
14 280 (12.73%) HTML
15 277 (12.59%) .NET
16 270 (12.27%) Java
17 251 (11.41%) Test Automation
18 237 (10.77%) User Experience
19 236 (10.73%) Project Management
20 232 (10.55%) Software Engineering
21 230 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
22 226 (10.27%) Git (software)
23 224 (10.18%) SQL Server
23 224 (10.18%) ITIL
24 219 (9.95%) Windows
24 219 (9.95%) QA
25 216 (9.82%) Mentoring
26 213 (9.68%) Python
27 207 (9.41%) React
28 198 (9.00%) AngularJS

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 80 (3.64%) Confluence
2 64 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 52 (2.36%) CMS
4 36 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
5 24 (1.09%) Apache Spark
6 21 (0.95%) Skype for Business
7 17 (0.77%) JBoss
8 14 (0.64%) IIS
9 12 (0.55%) MS Exchange
9 12 (0.55%) Tomcat
10 11 (0.50%) Apache
11 9 (0.41%) nginx
11 9 (0.41%) SAS
11 9 (0.41%) TPMS
12 7 (0.32%) Umbraco
12 7 (0.32%) WordPress
13 6 (0.27%) EPiServer
14 5 (0.23%) Drupal
14 5 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (0.23%) Tornado
Applications
1 90 (4.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 75 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
3 44 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (1.55%) Sketch
5 28 (1.27%) Photoshop
6 27 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 26 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
8 25 (1.14%) MS Visio
9 13 (0.59%) OrCAD
10 12 (0.55%) Chatbot
11 10 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 8 (0.36%) Open Workbench
13 5 (0.23%) Adobe XD
13 5 (0.23%) InVision
14 4 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
14 4 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
14 4 (0.18%) Snagit
15 3 (0.14%) Camtasia
15 3 (0.14%) InDesign
15 3 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (0.27%) Magento
5 5 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
6 4 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.18%) Sage X3
6 4 (0.18%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
7 3 (0.14%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.091%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.091%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.091%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.091%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 409 (18.59%) Azure
2 351 (15.95%) AWS
3 170 (7.73%) Office 365
4 154 (7.00%) SaaS
5 81 (3.68%) PaaS
6 61 (2.77%) GCP
7 53 (2.41%) IaaS
8 52 (2.36%) Power Platform
9 50 (2.27%) Serverless
10 41 (1.86%) Azure Active Directory
11 40 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
12 37 (1.68%) GitHub
13 30 (1.36%) OpenShift
14 26 (1.18%) OneDrive
15 24 (1.09%) G Suite
16 22 (1.00%) Amazon Cognito
17 20 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
18 19 (0.86%) Amazon S3
19 17 (0.77%) Google Analytics
20 16 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 94 (4.27%) Firewall
2 79 (3.59%) Internet
3 64 (2.91%) WAN
4 57 (2.59%) DNS
5 43 (1.95%) VPN
5 43 (1.95%) Wireless
6 39 (1.77%) LAN
6 39 (1.77%) MPLS
7 38 (1.73%) Unified Communications
8 34 (1.55%) HTTP
9 33 (1.50%) SSL
10 32 (1.45%) Skype
11 31 (1.41%) DHCP
12 27 (1.23%) Network Security
13 25 (1.14%) VoIP
14 23 (1.05%) Intranet
14 23 (1.05%) SAN
14 23 (1.05%) TCP/IP
15 18 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
16 15 (0.68%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (10.18%) SQL Server
2 95 (4.32%) NoSQL
3 90 (4.09%) MySQL
4 59 (2.68%) Relational Database
5 57 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
6 56 (2.55%) Big Data
7 51 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
8 47 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 41 (1.86%) Power BI
10 37 (1.68%) Hadoop
10 37 (1.68%) MongoDB
11 33 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 32 (1.45%) Redis
13 24 (1.09%) Blockchain
14 18 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 18 (0.82%) Oracle Database
15 17 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
16 16 (0.73%) Data Lake
17 12 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
18 11 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 226 (10.27%) Git (software)
2 134 (6.09%) JIRA
3 107 (4.86%) Jenkins
4 104 (4.73%) Selenium
5 57 (2.59%) Visual Studio
6 54 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
7 47 (2.14%) Bitbucket
8 44 (2.00%) gulp
9 42 (1.91%) Maven
10 40 (1.82%) TeamCity
11 36 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
12 35 (1.59%) Cucumber
13 33 (1.50%) Postman
14 30 (1.36%) webpack
15 29 (1.32%) Grunt
16 27 (1.23%) Subversion
17 25 (1.14%) SpecFlow
18 24 (1.09%) JMeter
18 24 (1.09%) JUnit
19 16 (0.73%) SoapUI
General
1 443 (20.14%) Finance
2 137 (6.23%) Retail
3 108 (4.91%) Marketing
4 79 (3.59%) Banking
5 75 (3.41%) Public Sector
6 74 (3.36%) Legal
7 49 (2.23%) Games
8 45 (2.05%) Telecoms
9 38 (1.73%) Electronics
10 33 (1.50%) Manufacturing
11 30 (1.36%) Law
12 25 (1.14%) Advertising
13 21 (0.95%) Aerospace
14 15 (0.68%) Back Office
15 14 (0.64%) Front Office
15 14 (0.64%) Publishing
16 12 (0.55%) Digital Economy
17 9 (0.41%) Billing
18 8 (0.36%) Local Government
18 8 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 552 (25.09%) Developer
2 258 (11.73%) Analyst
3 170 (7.73%) Architect
4 158 (7.18%) Consultant
5 144 (6.55%) Senior Developer
6 124 (5.64%) Software Engineer
7 109 (4.95%) Software Developer
8 86 (3.91%) Business Analyst
9 80 (3.64%) .NET Developer
10 66 (3.00%) Java Developer
10 66 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
11 65 (2.95%) Lead Developer
12 62 (2.82%) DevOps Engineer
13 58 (2.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 57 (2.59%) Designer
15 56 (2.55%) C# Developer
15 56 (2.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 56 (2.55%) Junior
16 51 (2.32%) Project Manager
17 50 (2.27%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (12.82%) CSS
2 280 (12.73%) HTML
3 277 (12.59%) .NET
4 207 (9.41%) React
5 198 (9.00%) AngularJS
6 127 (5.77%) .NET Core
7 119 (5.41%) REST
8 116 (5.27%) Web Services
9 104 (4.73%) ASP.NET
10 98 (4.45%) HTML5
11 91 (4.14%) .NET Framework
12 87 (3.95%) RESTful
13 84 (3.82%) Node.js
14 76 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
15 64 (2.91%) XML
16 60 (2.73%) Vue.js
17 53 (2.41%) Sass
18 51 (2.32%) jQuery
19 48 (2.18%) SOAP
19 48 (2.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 237 (10.77%) User Experience
2 230 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
3 113 (5.14%) Self-Motivation
4 112 (5.09%) Management Information System
5 110 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 97 (4.41%) Greenfield Project
7 40 (1.82%) Public Cloud
8 31 (1.41%) Data Centre
9 30 (1.36%) Cloud Native
10 29 (1.32%) Blog
11 28 (1.27%) Internet of Things
12 27 (1.23%) Hedge funds
13 26 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
14 23 (1.05%) Algorithms
15 22 (1.00%) Robotics
16 18 (0.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 18 (0.82%) Virtual Team
17 15 (0.68%) Animation
17 15 (0.68%) Equities
18 14 (0.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 219 (9.95%) Windows
2 140 (6.36%) Linux
3 103 (4.68%) Windows Server
4 60 (2.73%) Windows Server 2016
5 55 (2.50%) Windows 10
6 50 (2.27%) Apple iOS
7 49 (2.23%) Unix
8 48 (2.18%) Android
9 27 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (0.68%) CentOS
12 11 (0.50%) Ubuntu
13 9 (0.41%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.27%) SUSE
14 6 (0.27%) watchOS
15 4 (0.18%) AIX
16 3 (0.14%) Debian
16 3 (0.14%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.091%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 995 (45.23%) Agile Software Development
2 374 (17.00%) Problem-Solving
3 332 (15.09%) DevOps
4 326 (14.82%) Scrum
5 251 (11.41%) Test Automation
6 236 (10.73%) Project Management
7 232 (10.55%) Software Engineering
8 224 (10.18%) ITIL
9 216 (9.82%) Mentoring
10 197 (8.95%) Continuous Integration
11 178 (8.09%) Coaching
12 176 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 174 (7.91%) TDD
14 160 (7.27%) Analytics
15 146 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
16 143 (6.50%) SDLC
17 140 (6.36%) MVC
18 135 (6.14%) Project Delivery
19 134 (6.09%) Microservices
20 125 (5.68%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 383 (17.41%) JavaScript
2 325 (14.77%) C#
3 297 (13.50%) SQL
4 270 (12.27%) Java
5 213 (9.68%) Python
6 115 (5.23%) PowerShell
7 88 (4.00%) C++
8 84 (3.82%) PHP
9 79 (3.59%) TypeScript
10 67 (3.05%) C
11 60 (2.73%) T-SQL
12 59 (2.68%) Bash Shell
13 57 (2.59%) Ruby
14 50 (2.27%) Scala
15 40 (1.82%) Apple Swift
16 37 (1.68%) Go
17 34 (1.55%) Java 8
18 30 (1.36%) R
18 30 (1.36%) VBScript
19 28 (1.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 289 (13.14%) Degree
2 81 (3.68%) Security Cleared
3 65 (2.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 62 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 46 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
6 45 (2.05%) MCSE
7 43 (1.95%) MCSA
8 42 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
9 41 (1.86%) CISSP
10 34 (1.55%) ISEB
11 31 (1.41%) DV Cleared
12 30 (1.36%) CCNA
13 27 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
14 22 (1.00%) CISA
14 22 (1.00%) CISM
15 18 (0.82%) ISTQB
16 14 (0.64%) BC Cleared
16 14 (0.64%) IRCA
16 14 (0.64%) Master's Degree
16 14 (0.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (9.95%) QA
2 50 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 46 (2.09%) GDPR
4 39 (1.77%) PMO
5 35 (1.59%) Data Quality
6 29 (1.32%) SLA
7 26 (1.18%) PCI DSS
8 20 (0.91%) NIST
9 12 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (0.36%) NCSC
10 8 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.18%) NIST 800
11 4 (0.18%) WAI
12 3 (0.14%) GMP
12 3 (0.14%) P3O
13 2 (0.091%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.045%) COBIT
14 1 (0.045%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 1 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.045%) RMADS
System Software
1 177 (8.05%) Docker
2 109 (4.95%) Active Directory
3 51 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (1.59%) Firmware
5 14 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.36%) VMware NSX
8 6 (0.27%) vSphere
9 4 (0.18%) vCloud
10 3 (0.14%) RACF
10 3 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.091%) Snort
11 2 (0.091%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.045%) HDFS
12 1 (0.045%) Postfix
12 1 (0.045%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.045%) XenApp
12 1 (0.045%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 104 (4.73%) Ansible
2 103 (4.68%) Kubernetes
3 102 (4.64%) Terraform
4 68 (3.09%) Puppet
5 50 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (2.14%) Microsoft Intune
7 34 (1.55%) SCCM
8 27 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
9 17 (0.77%) Red Hat Satellite
10 10 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
11 9 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 7 (0.32%) Nmap
12 7 (0.32%) Tivoli
13 6 (0.27%) FortiGate
13 6 (0.27%) Kibana
13 6 (0.27%) Nessus
13 6 (0.27%) OpenVAS
13 6 (0.27%) vCenter Server
14 5 (0.23%) CASB
14 5 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 373 (16.95%) Microsoft
2 99 (4.50%) Google
3 83 (3.77%) VMware
4 78 (3.55%) Oracle
5 67 (3.05%) Adobe
6 62 (2.82%) SAP
7 58 (2.64%) ServiceNow
8 56 (2.55%) Cisco
9 53 (2.41%) IBM
10 35 (1.59%) Red Hat
11 28 (1.27%) Tableau
12 27 (1.23%) Atlassian
13 24 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
14 23 (1.05%) Apple
15 22 (1.00%) TIBCO
16 21 (0.95%) Xamarin
17 19 (0.86%) WorldPay
18 16 (0.73%) Citrix
18 16 (0.73%) HP
19 15 (0.68%) Unisys