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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Cost Control skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cost Control over the 6 months to 7 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cost Control
UK
6 months to
7 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 445 842 724
Rank change year-on-year +397 -118 +235
Permanent jobs citing Cost Control 1,323 173 73
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 85 106 47
10th Percentile £37,908 £34,631 £41,250
25th Percentile £51,250 £42,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -19.23%
75th Percentile £77,500 £68,438 £76,250
90th Percentile £94,500 £88,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -23.08%

Cost Control 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 164,144 107,794 60,611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.76% 94.08% 93.05%
Number of salaries quoted 84,270 73,242 49,145
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,965 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Cost Control
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cost Control as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cost Control in the UK

Cost Control
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cost Control.

Salary trend for Cost Control in the UK

Cost Control
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cost Control over the 6 months to 7 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Cost Control in the UK

Cost Control
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cost Control within the UK over the 6 months to 7 August 2022. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London +407 1,208 £57,500 +9.52% 18
England +372 1,182 £66,043 +25.80% 20
South East +319 718 £37,509 -30.22% 5
East of England +104 246 £75,000 +42.86% 1
Scotland +73 116 £52,500 +16.67% 2
South West +43 95 £70,000 +92.14% 4
London -159 90 £71,250 +41.94% 3
Work from Home -184 69 £62,500 -3.85% 6
Midlands -63 19 £62,500 +38.89% 2
North of England -68 16 £67,086 -4.16% 4
North West -59 10 £67,086 -39.01% 2
West Midlands -65 10 £62,500 +38.89% 1
East Midlands -18 9 £58,954 +38.72% 1
Yorkshire -46 4 £57,882 -17.31% 2
Wales -14 2 - -
North East - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 7 August 2022, IT jobs citing Cost Control 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 Cost Control.

1 1,208 (91.31%) Finance
2 1,193 (90.17%) Degree
3 1,178 (89.04%) Decision-Making
4 1,172 (88.59%) Problem-Solving
5 1,168 (88.28%) Driving Licence
6 1,165 (88.06%) Marketing
7 1,157 (87.45%) Revenue Management
7 1,157 (87.45%) Conflict Management
8 65 (4.91%) Agile
9 63 (4.76%) Social Skills
10 55 (4.16%) Microsoft
11 46 (3.48%) Project Management
12 42 (3.17%) Management Information System
13 40 (3.02%) Analytics
14 37 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
15 36 (2.72%) DevOps
16 34 (2.57%) Contract Negotiation
17 33 (2.49%) Continuous Improvement
18 31 (2.34%) Azure
19 30 (2.27%) Scrum
20 29 (2.19%) Risk Management
20 29 (2.19%) AWS
21 27 (2.04%) Information Security
21 27 (2.04%) JIRA
21 27 (2.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
22 26 (1.97%) ServiceNow
22 26 (1.97%) Data Analytics
22 26 (1.97%) Asset Management
23 25 (1.89%) Data Analysis
23 25 (1.89%) Supplier Management

Cost Control
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 10 (0.76%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.53%) CMS
3 5 (0.38%) Confluence
4 3 (0.23%) Moodle
4 3 (0.23%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.076%) Apache
5 1 (0.076%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.076%) CICS
5 1 (0.076%) IIS
5 1 (0.076%) Jupyter
Applications
1 37 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.83%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (0.15%) Workfront
3 1 (0.076%) Primavera
3 1 (0.076%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.076%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.34%) Azure
2 29 (2.19%) AWS
3 13 (0.98%) Microsoft 365
3 13 (0.98%) SaaS
4 12 (0.91%) Azure DevOps
5 10 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.53%) Amazon GuardDuty
6 7 (0.53%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.53%) AWS Direct Connect
6 7 (0.53%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 7 (0.53%) Azure Sentinel
6 7 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (0.45%) Datadog
8 5 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.30%) GCP
10 2 (0.15%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.076%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.076%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.076%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.60%) Firewall
2 5 (0.38%) IPv4
2 5 (0.38%) IPv6
2 5 (0.38%) VoIP
2 5 (0.38%) VPN
3 3 (0.23%) SAN
4 1 (0.076%) LAN
4 1 (0.076%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (0.30%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.076%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.076%) DB2
4 1 (0.076%) Metadata
4 1 (0.076%) MySQL
4 1 (0.076%) Power BI
4 1 (0.076%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 27 (2.04%) JIRA
2 11 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.30%) Bitbucket
3 4 (0.30%) GitLab
General
1 1,208 (91.31%) Finance
2 1,165 (88.06%) Marketing
3 63 (4.76%) Social Skills
4 27 (2.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 25 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (1.28%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.06%) Aerospace
7 14 (1.06%) Banking
8 12 (0.91%) Automotive
8 12 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (0.68%) Retail
10 8 (0.60%) Influencing Skills
11 6 (0.45%) Advertising
11 6 (0.45%) Organisational Skills
12 5 (0.38%) Legal
12 5 (0.38%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.38%) Presentation Skills
13 3 (0.23%) Aviation
13 3 (0.23%) Law
14 1 (0.076%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,168 (88.28%) Graduate
2 1,157 (87.45%) Trainee
3 28 (2.12%) Project Manager
4 11 (0.83%) Senior Manager
4 11 (0.83%) Service Manager
5 10 (0.76%) IT Manager
6 9 (0.68%) Senior Project Manager
7 8 (0.60%) Test Leader
8 7 (0.53%) Analyst
8 7 (0.53%) Cloud Specialist
8 7 (0.53%) Digital Project Manager
8 7 (0.53%) Senior Digital Project Manager
9 6 (0.45%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (0.45%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (0.45%) Service Delivery Manager
9 6 (0.45%) Vendor Manager
10 5 (0.38%) IT Services Manager
10 5 (0.38%) Performance Test Leader
10 5 (0.38%) Product Owner
10 5 (0.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.38%) EDI
2 1 (0.076%) ADO
2 1 (0.076%) HTML
2 1 (0.076%) LAMP
2 1 (0.076%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1,168 (88.28%) Driving Licence
2 42 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 13 (0.98%) Life Science
3 13 (0.98%) User Experience
4 8 (0.60%) Data Centre
5 6 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (0.45%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (0.45%) Private Cloud
5 6 (0.45%) Reinsurance
5 6 (0.45%) Video on Demand
6 5 (0.38%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.15%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (0.15%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.15%) FMCG
7 2 (0.15%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (0.15%) NHS
8 1 (0.076%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.076%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.076%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.076%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (1.28%) Linux
1 17 (1.28%) Windows
2 6 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (0.30%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.23%) CentOS
4 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.076%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.076%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,178 (89.04%) Decision-Making
2 1,172 (88.59%) Problem-Solving
3 1,157 (87.45%) Conflict Management
3 1,157 (87.45%) Revenue Management
4 65 (4.91%) Agile
5 46 (3.48%) Project Management
6 40 (3.02%) Analytics
7 36 (2.72%) DevOps
8 34 (2.57%) Contract Negotiation
9 33 (2.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 30 (2.27%) Scrum
11 29 (2.19%) Risk Management
12 27 (2.04%) Information Security
13 26 (1.97%) Asset Management
13 26 (1.97%) Data Analytics
14 25 (1.89%) Data Analysis
14 25 (1.89%) IT Asset Management
14 25 (1.89%) Supplier Management
15 24 (1.81%) Stakeholder Identification
15 24 (1.81%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (0.60%) Python
2 6 (0.45%) Bash
3 3 (0.23%) C
4 2 (0.15%) PHP
4 2 (0.15%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.15%) SQL
5 1 (0.076%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1,193 (90.17%) Degree
2 7 (0.53%) AWS Certification
3 6 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (0.38%) APMP
4 5 (0.38%) DBS Check
5 4 (0.30%) PMP
5 4 (0.30%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.30%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.23%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.15%) CISA
7 2 (0.15%) CISSP
7 2 (0.15%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.076%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.076%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.13%) QA
2 11 (0.83%) SLA
3 9 (0.68%) PMO
4 4 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (0.15%) GDPR
6 2 (0.15%) GRC
System Software
1 10 (0.76%) Active Directory
1 10 (0.76%) Docker
2 4 (0.30%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (1.81%) SCCM
2 10 (0.76%) Terraform
3 9 (0.68%) Ansible
4 6 (0.45%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.38%) Packer
6 4 (0.30%) Nagios
7 1 (0.076%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (0.076%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 55 (4.16%) Microsoft
2 26 (1.97%) ServiceNow
3 24 (1.81%) Snow
4 7 (0.53%) Oracle
5 6 (0.45%) BT
5 6 (0.45%) CA
5 6 (0.45%) Rackspace
5 6 (0.45%) Splunk
5 6 (0.45%) Virgin Media
6 5 (0.38%) Google
6 5 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (0.38%) Sun
7 4 (0.30%) VMware
8 3 (0.23%) Citrix
8 3 (0.23%) Extreme Networks
8 3 (0.23%) HP
8 3 (0.23%) Juniper
9 2 (0.15%) Computacenter
9 2 (0.15%) NEC
10 1 (0.076%) Huawei