Decision-Making Jobs

Decision-Making
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Decision-Making skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Decision-Making over the 6 months leading up to 23 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 46 68 74
Rank change year-on-year +22 +6 +41
Permanent jobs citing Decision-Making 5,017 4,266 8,242
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.57% 4.61% 4.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.52% 4.83% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,600 1,874 3,165
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,500 £36,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,967 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.39% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £81,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £98,375 £94,385
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £53,112
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.15% +1.17%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

Decision-Making falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 90,810 88,242 165,721
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 82.65% 95.42% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 62,635 53,650 83,244
10th Percentile £29,750 £33,818 £33,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £43,896
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,899 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.69% +1.50% +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +8.81%

Decision-Making
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Decision-Making as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Decision-Making in the UK

Decision-Making
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Decision-Making.

Salary trend for Decision-Making in the UK

Decision-Making
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Decision-Making over the 6 months to 23 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Decision-Making in the UK

Decision-Making
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Decision-Making within the UK over the 6 months to 23 June 2024. 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
England +15 4,162 £55,000 -8.33% 1,211
UK excluding London +12 3,466 £50,000 -4.76% 737
Work from Home +6 1,958 £55,000 -8.52% 530
London +35 1,329 £67,500 -3.57% 548
South East +42 962 £49,000 -10.91% 175
North of England -11 770 £51,150 -4.39% 195
Scotland +62 606 £45,543 -23.02% 22
Midlands +2 505 £54,939 +22.96% 156
North West +49 462 £50,000 -9.09% 113
West Midlands +9 346 £55,000 +37.50% 90
East of England +23 287 £47,500 -13.64% 70
South West -51 259 £50,000 -4.76% 123
Yorkshire -30 227 £55,000 +3.77% 59
East Midlands +1 150 £45,000 -14.29% 66
North East 0 81 £45,249 -13.81% 25
Wales +22 64 £42,500 -22.56% 24
Northern Ireland +28 14 £30,000 -33.33% 5
Channel Islands - 1 - - 2

Decision-Making
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 137 (2.73%) Apache Spark
2 76 (1.51%) SharePoint
3 74 (1.47%) Apache
4 63 (1.26%) FileNet
5 54 (1.08%) Confluence
5 54 (1.08%) SAS
6 43 (0.86%) Microsoft Exchange
7 29 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
8 24 (0.48%) CMS
9 17 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
10 13 (0.26%) ArcGIS
10 13 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
11 12 (0.24%) Camunda
12 11 (0.22%) CICS
13 9 (0.18%) OpenStack
14 8 (0.16%) Drupal
14 8 (0.16%) Jupyter
15 7 (0.14%) nginx
16 6 (0.12%) IBM Notes
16 6 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 966 (19.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 297 (5.92%) Microsoft Office
3 194 (3.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 45 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
5 32 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 28 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.30%) SPSS
8 7 (0.14%) Sketch
9 6 (0.12%) InVision
10 5 (0.100%) Photoshop
11 4 (0.080%) AutoCAD
11 4 (0.080%) Chatbot
11 4 (0.080%) Siemens NX
11 4 (0.080%) Simulink
11 4 (0.080%) Stateflow
11 4 (0.080%) Trello
12 3 (0.060%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.040%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.040%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 40 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.36%) iTrent
3 15 (0.30%) Primavera
4 14 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
5 13 (0.26%) Infor SunSystems
6 11 (0.22%) Salesforce CRM
7 10 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (0.18%) NEC Housing
9 7 (0.14%) SAP ERP
10 6 (0.12%) Elite 3E
10 6 (0.12%) NetSuite
10 6 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (0.100%) Oracle Financials
11 5 (0.100%) SAP MM
11 5 (0.100%) SAP PP
11 5 (0.100%) SAP SD
11 5 (0.100%) SAP WM
12 4 (0.080%) SAP APO
13 3 (0.060%) Endur
13 3 (0.060%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 547 (10.90%) AWS
2 502 (10.01%) Azure
3 447 (8.91%) Power Platform
4 180 (3.59%) Microsoft 365
5 146 (2.91%) GCP
6 142 (2.83%) SaaS
7 114 (2.27%) Amazon S3
8 78 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
9 67 (1.34%) Serverless
10 61 (1.22%) GitHub
11 55 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
12 54 (1.08%) IaaS
13 46 (0.92%) PowerApps
14 43 (0.86%) Power Automate
15 41 (0.82%) Snowflake
16 38 (0.76%) Azure DevOps
17 37 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
18 36 (0.72%) Azure Data Factory
19 35 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
19 35 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 467 (9.31%) Broadband
2 64 (1.28%) Firewall
3 50 (1.00%) WAN
4 46 (0.92%) DNS
5 36 (0.72%) VoIP
6 27 (0.54%) LAN
7 23 (0.46%) Network Security
7 23 (0.46%) Unified Communications
8 20 (0.40%) VPN
9 19 (0.38%) Internet
9 19 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (0.36%) Intranet
11 17 (0.34%) DHCP
11 17 (0.34%) Kerberos
12 15 (0.30%) VLAN
13 14 (0.28%) Wireless
14 12 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
14 12 (0.24%) Remote Desktop
14 12 (0.24%) TCP/IP
15 10 (0.20%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 409 (8.15%) Power BI
2 273 (5.44%) Tableau
3 166 (3.31%) SQL Server
4 159 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
5 139 (2.77%) NoSQL
6 113 (2.25%) Big Data
7 91 (1.81%) BigQuery
8 89 (1.77%) Relational Database
9 81 (1.61%) Hadoop
10 79 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
11 75 (1.49%) Data Lake
12 65 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
13 52 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 50 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
15 47 (0.94%) MySQL
16 40 (0.80%) DB2
17 38 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 33 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
19 32 (0.64%) Power Query
20 31 (0.62%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 134 (2.67%) Git
2 102 (2.03%) Jenkins
3 94 (1.87%) JIRA
4 87 (1.73%) JUnit
5 62 (1.24%) Jasmine
6 45 (0.90%) Mockito
7 24 (0.48%) Maven
8 22 (0.44%) Artifactory
9 20 (0.40%) JMeter
9 20 (0.40%) Selenium
10 18 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 18 (0.36%) WebDriver
11 17 (0.34%) CircleCI
11 17 (0.34%) Cypress.io
11 17 (0.34%) Karma Test Runner
11 17 (0.34%) Protractor
12 15 (0.30%) LabVIEW
13 12 (0.24%) Gradle
13 12 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
13 12 (0.24%) Travis CI
General
1 2,276 (45.37%) Social Skills
2 2,007 (40.00%) Finance
3 1,560 (31.09%) Analytical Skills
4 975 (19.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 643 (12.82%) Marketing
6 617 (12.30%) Law
7 599 (11.94%) Influencing Skills
8 476 (9.49%) Retail
9 474 (9.45%) Legal
10 224 (4.46%) Public Sector
11 189 (3.77%) Banking
12 180 (3.59%) Presentation Skills
13 140 (2.79%) Organisational Skills
14 117 (2.33%) Manufacturing
15 94 (1.87%) Telecoms
16 89 (1.77%) Games
17 79 (1.57%) Investment Banking
18 56 (1.12%) Front Office
19 55 (1.10%) Automotive
20 44 (0.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,272 (25.35%) Analyst
2 984 (19.61%) Senior
3 456 (9.09%) Lead
4 443 (8.83%) Software Engineer
5 330 (6.58%) Senior Analyst
6 279 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 242 (4.82%) Architect
8 240 (4.78%) Development Manager
9 217 (4.33%) Data Scientist
10 212 (4.23%) Business Manager
11 207 (4.13%) Data Analyst
12 195 (3.89%) Senior Manager
13 191 (3.81%) Business Analyst
14 187 (3.73%) Business Development Manager
15 183 (3.65%) Financial Analyst
16 181 (3.61%) Java Engineer
17 175 (3.49%) Java Software Engineer
18 171 (3.41%) Developer
19 158 (3.15%) Commercial Analyst
20 124 (2.47%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (4.35%) React
2 192 (3.83%) Spring
3 142 (2.83%) AngularJS
4 132 (2.63%) .NET
5 119 (2.37%) Kafka
6 111 (2.21%) J2EE
7 97 (1.93%) HTML
8 95 (1.89%) GraphQL
8 95 (1.89%) PySpark
9 93 (1.85%) Hibernate
10 86 (1.71%) CSS
11 73 (1.46%) Pandas
12 70 (1.40%) Spring Boot
13 63 (1.26%) Node.js
13 63 (1.26%) Spring Integration
13 63 (1.26%) TensorFlow
14 59 (1.18%) REST
15 50 (1.00%) RESTful
15 50 (1.00%) scikit-learn
16 45 (0.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 384 (7.65%) Management Information System
2 292 (5.82%) Algorithms
3 243 (4.84%) Cloud Native
4 226 (4.50%) Self-Motivation
5 196 (3.91%) Product Ownership
6 117 (2.33%) Onboarding
7 116 (2.31%) Public Cloud
8 110 (2.19%) Driving Licence
9 108 (2.15%) Data Structures
10 65 (1.30%) Credit Risk
11 63 (1.26%) IoT
11 63 (1.26%) Social Media
12 57 (1.14%) Analytical Mindset
13 53 (1.06%) Data Centre
14 51 (1.02%) NHS
15 48 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
16 45 (0.90%) PMI
17 38 (0.76%) Client/Server
18 33 (0.66%) CCTV
19 30 (0.60%) Cyber Threat
Operating Systems
1 188 (3.75%) Windows
2 86 (1.71%) Linux
3 44 (0.88%) Windows Server
4 40 (0.80%) Windows 10
5 26 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (0.50%) Windows Server 2019
7 21 (0.42%) Unix
8 20 (0.40%) Windows Server 2016
9 17 (0.34%) Android
9 17 (0.34%) Windows 7
10 16 (0.32%) Apple iOS
11 13 (0.26%) Mac OS
12 11 (0.22%) Windows Vista
13 8 (0.16%) VME
14 3 (0.060%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.060%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (0.060%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.040%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.040%) VMS
16 1 (0.020%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,767 (35.22%) Agile
2 1,545 (30.80%) Problem-Solving
3 1,146 (22.84%) Mentoring
4 841 (16.76%) Actionable Insight
5 762 (15.19%) Coaching
6 746 (14.87%) Project Management
7 697 (13.89%) Analytics
8 666 (13.27%) Software Engineering
9 643 (12.82%) Business Case
10 570 (11.36%) Data Analysis
11 554 (11.04%) Machine Learning
12 553 (11.02%) Artificial Intelligence
13 549 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
14 548 (10.92%) Computer Science
15 545 (10.86%) Budgeting and Forecasting
16 531 (10.58%) Budgeting
17 475 (9.47%) Risk Management
18 472 (9.41%) SDLC
19 462 (9.21%) Visualisation
20 461 (9.19%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 925 (18.44%) SQL
2 663 (13.22%) Python
3 528 (10.52%) Java
4 152 (3.03%) C#
5 149 (2.97%) JavaScript
6 112 (2.23%) R
7 93 (1.85%) Scala
8 84 (1.67%) TypeScript
9 56 (1.12%) PowerShell
9 56 (1.12%) T-SQL
10 55 (1.10%) Data Analysis Expressions
11 45 (0.90%) C++
12 44 (0.88%) Bash
12 44 (0.88%) C
13 36 (0.72%) PHP
14 32 (0.64%) Go
15 23 (0.46%) PL/1
16 21 (0.42%) Perl
17 19 (0.38%) COBOL
17 19 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1,170 (23.32%) Degree
2 481 (9.59%) ACCA
3 465 (9.27%) CIMA
4 298 (5.94%) Security Cleared
5 207 (4.13%) Master's Degree
6 165 (3.29%) SC Cleared
7 161 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
8 126 (2.51%) DBS Check
9 77 (1.53%) PMI Certification
10 71 (1.42%) CISSP
11 62 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 58 (1.16%) PhD
13 47 (0.94%) HNC
14 41 (0.82%) CISM
15 39 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
16 37 (0.74%) APMP
17 34 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
17 34 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
18 33 (0.66%) DV Cleared
18 33 (0.66%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (4.37%) Data Quality
2 172 (3.43%) QA
3 116 (2.31%) SLA
4 104 (2.07%) Accessibility
5 99 (1.97%) PMO
6 98 (1.95%) GDPR
7 79 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 70 (1.40%) NIST
9 39 (0.78%) Actionable Recommendations
10 28 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
10 28 (0.56%) GRC
11 19 (0.38%) IFRS
11 19 (0.38%) ISO 9001
12 17 (0.34%) NCSC
13 14 (0.28%) PCI DSS
14 13 (0.26%) NIST 800
15 12 (0.24%) California Consumer Privacy Act
16 10 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 9 (0.18%) COBIT
18 7 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 101 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 88 (1.75%) Docker
3 62 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (0.40%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
7 11 (0.22%) Time Sharing Option
8 8 (0.16%) HDFS
9 7 (0.14%) Firmware
10 6 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.100%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.080%) NFS
13 2 (0.040%) KVM
Systems Management
1 207 (4.13%) Kubernetes
2 81 (1.61%) Terraform
3 28 (0.56%) SCCM
4 26 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
5 24 (0.48%) Ansible
6 11 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
7 10 (0.20%) Failover Clustering
8 8 (0.16%) Grafana
9 7 (0.14%) Autotask
9 7 (0.14%) Graphite
9 7 (0.14%) Jamf Pro
10 5 (0.100%) Puppet
11 4 (0.080%) Functional Safety
12 3 (0.060%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.060%) SCOM
13 2 (0.040%) Dell DRAC
13 2 (0.040%) Progress Chef
14 1 (0.020%) Kiali
14 1 (0.020%) Oracle ZFS
14 1 (0.020%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 1,160 (23.12%) Microsoft
2 194 (3.87%) Oracle
3 153 (3.05%) Google
4 138 (2.75%) Databricks
5 99 (1.97%) SAP
6 83 (1.65%) Salesforce
7 81 (1.61%) VMware
8 49 (0.98%) Alteryx
9 40 (0.80%) IBM
10 37 (0.74%) ServiceNow
11 28 (0.56%) Adobe
12 25 (0.50%) Cisco
13 21 (0.42%) CA
14 20 (0.40%) Splunk
15 18 (0.36%) Capita
15 18 (0.36%) Pega
15 18 (0.36%) YouTube
16 17 (0.34%) BT
17 15 (0.30%) F5
18 14 (0.28%) Sage