Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Customer Requirements skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Customer Requirements over the 6 months to 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Customer Requirements
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 219 279 272
Rank change year-on-year +60 -7 -18
Permanent jobs citing Customer Requirements 2,428 2,105 2,251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.61% 1.22% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.32% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,844 1,476 1,548
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38% -1.05%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Customer Requirements 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 138,598 159,025 162,437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.69% 91.81% 91.33%
Number of salaries quoted 109,286 127,729 134,362
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,651
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Customer Requirements
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Customer Requirements as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Customer Requirements in the UK

Customer Requirements
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Customer Requirements.

Salary trend for Customer Requirements in the UK

Customer Requirements
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Customer Requirements over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Customer Requirements in the UK

Customer Requirements
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Customer Requirements within the UK over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. 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 +75 2,182 £52,500 +5.00% 388
UK excluding London +43 1,588 £47,500 +5.56% 330
London +143 692 £63,000 -6.67% 80
South East +71 667 £50,000 +17.65% 84
Midlands +5 297 £44,000 +4.76% 56
North of England +9 218 £47,500 -5.00% 65
West Midlands +23 215 £45,000 +6.51% 34
South West +51 183 £41,500 -2.35% 52
North West +6 143 £48,750 -7.14% 42
East of England -28 102 £50,000 +5.26% 51
East Midlands +4 82 £42,500 +6.25% 22
Scotland +47 77 £43,500 +16.00% 7
Yorkshire +14 69 £44,250 -11.50% 16
Wales +22 37 £49,039 - 13
Northern Ireland +3 18 £31,500 -19.75% 2
North East +11 6 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Isle of Man - 2 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT jobs citing Customer Requirements 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 Customer Requirements.

1 683 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 622 (25.62%) Java
3 491 (20.22%) Microsoft
4 471 (19.40%) Presales
5 431 (17.75%) Software Engineering
6 388 (15.98%) Degree
7 362 (14.91%) Microsoft Azure
8 355 (14.62%) Finance
9 318 (13.10%) SQL
10 309 (12.73%) Windows
11 305 (12.56%) Problem-Solving
12 299 (12.31%) .NET
12 299 (12.31%) Project Management
13 291 (11.99%) C#
14 289 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
15 267 (11.00%) SQL Server
16 266 (10.96%) TDD
17 262 (10.79%) JavaScript
18 243 (10.01%) Linux
19 217 (8.94%) Scrum
20 214 (8.81%) MVC
21 207 (8.53%) Security Cleared
22 204 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
23 203 (8.36%) Microservices
24 202 (8.32%) Office 365
25 187 (7.70%) ASP.NET
25 187 (7.70%) Computer Science
26 182 (7.50%) HTML
27 173 (7.13%) ITIL
28 168 (6.92%) CRM

Customer Requirements
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 87 (3.58%) SharePoint
2 49 (2.02%) MS Exchange
3 46 (1.89%) IIS
3 46 (1.89%) Skype for Business
4 30 (1.24%) Confluence
5 22 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (0.82%) Apache Spark
7 17 (0.70%) Apache
8 12 (0.49%) Tomcat
9 11 (0.45%) Appian
10 10 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (0.41%) WebLogic
11 9 (0.37%) OpenStack
11 9 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (0.37%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.25%) JBoss
12 6 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 99 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
2 54 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 45 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 32 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 25 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
6 18 (0.74%) OmniGraffle
7 5 (0.21%) RoboHelp
8 4 (0.16%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
8 4 (0.16%) InDesign
8 4 (0.16%) PaintShop Pro
8 4 (0.16%) Snagit
9 2 (0.082%) PrintSoft PReS
9 2 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.041%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.041%) InVision
10 1 (0.041%) OrCAD
10 1 (0.041%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 86 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
2 18 (0.74%) SAP S/4HANA
3 15 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
4 10 (0.41%) SAP HCM
5 9 (0.37%) NetSuite
5 9 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 8 (0.33%) SAP GRC
7 7 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.16%) SAP BPC
8 4 (0.16%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.16%) SAP FI-CA
8 4 (0.16%) SAP PSCD
9 3 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
10 2 (0.082%) Magento
10 2 (0.082%) Maximo
10 2 (0.082%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.082%) WebTrends
11 1 (0.041%) Cognos TM1
11 1 (0.041%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 362 (14.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 204 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
3 202 (8.32%) Office 365
4 118 (4.86%) SaaS
5 72 (2.97%) IaaS
6 62 (2.55%) Dynamics 365
6 62 (2.55%) PaaS
7 55 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
8 27 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 24 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
10 19 (0.78%) OneDrive
11 18 (0.74%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 12 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
12 12 (0.49%) Force.com
13 11 (0.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 10 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
15 8 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 7 (0.29%) Google Play
16 7 (0.29%) IBM Cloud
17 6 (0.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 141 (5.81%) Firewall
2 82 (3.38%) LAN
3 73 (3.01%) WAN
4 71 (2.92%) Network Security
5 67 (2.76%) VPN
6 63 (2.59%) Unified Communications
7 61 (2.51%) DNS
8 56 (2.31%) TCP/IP
9 45 (1.85%) Internet
10 39 (1.61%) MPLS
11 37 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
11 37 (1.52%) Skype
11 37 (1.52%) Wireless
12 35 (1.44%) DHCP
12 35 (1.44%) VoIP
13 33 (1.36%) DAB
14 25 (1.03%) BGP
14 25 (1.03%) SAN
15 24 (0.99%) VLAN
16 23 (0.95%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 63 (2.59%) MySQL
3 48 (1.98%) NoSQL
4 36 (1.48%) Relational Database
5 35 (1.44%) Big Data
6 31 (1.28%) MongoDB
7 29 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
8 28 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
10 22 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
10 22 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
11 21 (0.86%) Power BI
12 19 (0.78%) Cosmos DB
12 19 (0.78%) Hadoop
13 17 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
14 14 (0.58%) SAP HANA
15 12 (0.49%) Oracle Database
16 11 (0.45%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 165 (6.80%) Git (software)
2 148 (6.10%) Visual Studio
3 70 (2.88%) JIRA
4 46 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 43 (1.77%) Jenkins
6 25 (1.03%) Subversion
7 22 (0.91%) Selenium
8 21 (0.86%) Axure RP
8 21 (0.86%) Maven
9 18 (0.74%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 15 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
11 11 (0.45%) Protractor
12 10 (0.41%) MSI
13 9 (0.37%) GitLab
13 9 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
14 8 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (0.33%) gulp
15 7 (0.29%) Grunt
15 7 (0.29%) NUnit
16 6 (0.25%) InstallShield
General
1 355 (14.62%) Finance
2 154 (6.34%) Marketing
3 132 (5.44%) Retail
4 61 (2.51%) Manufacturing
4 61 (2.51%) Telecoms
5 57 (2.35%) Banking
6 43 (1.77%) Legal
7 41 (1.69%) Aerospace
8 38 (1.57%) Electronics
9 27 (1.11%) Games
10 23 (0.95%) Billing
11 21 (0.86%) Advertising
12 20 (0.82%) Law
13 16 (0.66%) French Language
14 14 (0.58%) Automotive
14 14 (0.58%) Military
15 13 (0.54%) German Language
16 8 (0.33%) Spanish Language
17 7 (0.29%) Publishing
18 6 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 739 (30.44%) Developer
2 389 (16.02%) Java Developer
3 360 (14.83%) Architect
4 283 (11.66%) Consultant
5 194 (7.99%) Analyst
6 185 (7.62%) Senior Developer
7 184 (7.58%) Agile Developer
8 179 (7.37%) Solutions Architect
9 159 (6.55%) Agile Java Developer
9 159 (6.55%) Software Engineer
10 140 (5.77%) .NET Developer
11 115 (4.74%) Business Analyst
12 113 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
13 112 (4.61%) Java Engineer
14 100 (4.12%) C# Developer
15 99 (4.08%) Java Developer - Fintech
16 98 (4.04%) Java Software Engineer
17 94 (3.87%) C# .NET Developer
18 68 (2.80%) Senior Agile Developer
18 68 (2.80%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (12.31%) .NET
2 187 (7.70%) ASP.NET
3 182 (7.50%) HTML
4 167 (6.88%) CSS
5 143 (5.89%) Spring
6 113 (4.65%) Web Services
7 96 (3.95%) SOAP
8 95 (3.91%) Spring MVC
9 80 (3.29%) jQuery
10 79 (3.25%) .NET Framework
10 79 (3.25%) ASP.NET Web API
11 76 (3.13%) XML
12 70 (2.88%) AngularJS
12 70 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 70 (2.88%) XSLT
13 60 (2.47%) REST
14 59 (2.43%) HTML5
14 59 (2.43%) WCF
15 55 (2.27%) JSON
16 48 (1.98%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 289 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 136 (5.60%) Fintech
3 124 (5.11%) Self-Motivation
4 94 (3.87%) User Experience
5 93 (3.83%) Data Centre
6 85 (3.50%) Management Information System
7 60 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
8 33 (1.36%) Mobile App
9 31 (1.28%) Public Cloud
10 27 (1.11%) Driving Licence
11 25 (1.03%) NHS
12 24 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
12 24 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
13 22 (0.91%) PMI
14 21 (0.86%) Social Media
15 19 (0.78%) Private Cloud
15 19 (0.78%) Smartphone
16 18 (0.74%) e-Learning
17 17 (0.70%) Reinsurance
17 17 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 309 (12.73%) Windows
2 243 (10.01%) Linux
3 111 (4.57%) Windows Server
4 80 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 76 (3.13%) Windows 10
6 73 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 59 (2.43%) Unix
8 49 (2.02%) Windows 7
9 30 (1.24%) Windows 8
10 17 (0.70%) AIX
11 14 (0.58%) Android
11 14 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (0.45%) Windows XP
13 10 (0.41%) CentOS
13 10 (0.41%) Mac OS X
13 10 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (0.37%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.29%) Data ONTAP
15 7 (0.29%) Debian
16 5 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 683 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 471 (19.40%) Presales
3 431 (17.75%) Software Engineering
4 305 (12.56%) Problem-Solving
5 299 (12.31%) Project Management
6 266 (10.96%) TDD
7 217 (8.94%) Scrum
8 214 (8.81%) MVC
9 203 (8.36%) Microservices
10 187 (7.70%) Computer Science
11 173 (7.13%) ITIL
12 168 (6.92%) CRM
13 156 (6.43%) Migration
14 144 (5.93%) Service Delivery
15 140 (5.77%) SDLC
16 136 (5.60%) DevOps
16 136 (5.60%) Test Automation
17 135 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
18 132 (5.44%) Business Development
19 125 (5.15%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 622 (25.62%) Java
2 318 (13.10%) SQL
3 291 (11.99%) C#
4 262 (10.79%) JavaScript
5 111 (4.57%) C
6 94 (3.87%) Python
7 83 (3.42%) PowerShell
8 56 (2.31%) C++
9 45 (1.85%) PHP
10 41 (1.69%) T-SQL
11 26 (1.07%) VB
12 25 (1.03%) Bash Shell
13 18 (0.74%) VB.NET
13 18 (0.74%) VBScript
14 15 (0.62%) Java 8
15 13 (0.54%) Apex Code
16 12 (0.49%) Perl
17 11 (0.45%) R
18 10 (0.41%) F#
18 10 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 388 (15.98%) Degree
2 207 (8.53%) Security Cleared
3 124 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 107 (4.41%) MCSE
5 100 (4.12%) SC Cleared
6 78 (3.21%) DV Cleared
7 69 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
8 57 (2.35%) CCNP
9 53 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
10 44 (1.81%) Master's Degree
11 38 (1.57%) CISSP
12 37 (1.52%) MCP
12 37 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 35 (1.44%) MCSA
14 34 (1.40%) PMI Certification
15 31 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
16 29 (1.19%) CCNA
17 23 (0.95%) PMP
18 18 (0.74%) JNCIP
18 18 (0.74%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (5.56%) QA
2 83 (3.42%) SLA
3 64 (2.64%) GDPR
4 32 (1.32%) PCI DSS
5 23 (0.95%) PMO
6 22 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 9 (0.37%) NIST 800
9 8 (0.33%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.16%) PSD2
10 4 (0.16%) SEPA
11 2 (0.082%) COBIT
11 2 (0.082%) IEC 61131
11 2 (0.082%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.082%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.041%) HL7
12 1 (0.041%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.041%) JTAG
System Software
1 161 (6.63%) Active Directory
2 115 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (2.55%) Hyper-V
4 45 (1.85%) Docker
5 43 (1.77%) XenApp
6 34 (1.40%) XenDesktop
7 32 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
9 27 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
10 24 (0.99%) Firmware
11 21 (0.86%) BitLocker
12 17 (0.70%) vSphere
12 17 (0.70%) XenServer
13 12 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
14 11 (0.45%) NFS
15 9 (0.37%) VMware NSX
16 4 (0.16%) Xen
17 3 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
18 2 (0.082%) Apache Flume
18 2 (0.082%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 57 (2.35%) SCCM
2 41 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
3 30 (1.24%) Puppet
4 27 (1.11%) Kubernetes
5 25 (1.03%) Ansible
5 25 (1.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 25 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 24 (0.99%) SCOrch
7 19 (0.78%) SCVMM
8 15 (0.62%) SCOM
8 15 (0.62%) SCSM
8 15 (0.62%) Terraform
9 14 (0.58%) SCDPM
9 14 (0.58%) vCenter Server
10 13 (0.54%) WSUS
11 12 (0.49%) AirWatch
11 12 (0.49%) FortiGate
12 10 (0.41%) Nessus
12 10 (0.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 491 (20.22%) Microsoft
2 159 (6.55%) VMware
3 139 (5.72%) Cisco
4 102 (4.20%) Citrix
5 70 (2.88%) SAP
6 62 (2.55%) Juniper
6 62 (2.55%) Oracle
7 55 (2.27%) IBM
8 50 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
9 43 (1.77%) Google
10 39 (1.61%) HP
11 32 (1.32%) Palo Alto
12 29 (1.19%) CheckPoint
13 27 (1.11%) Dell
14 26 (1.07%) F5
15 25 (1.03%) BMC
16 23 (0.95%) Red Hat
16 23 (0.95%) ServiceNow
17 22 (0.91%) Adobe
18 21 (0.86%) WorldPay