Period
to 26 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Decision-Making skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Decision-Making over the 6 months to 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Decision-Making
UK
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 133 149 167
Rank change year-on-year +16 +18 +7
Permanent jobs citing Decision-Making 3,826 3,938 3,770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.65% 2.26% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 2.45% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2,471 2,688 2,587
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Decision-Making 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 132,973 160,462 159,328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.04% 91.96% 91.76%
Number of salaries quoted 104,394 128,922 129,810
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Decision-Making
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Decision-Making in the UK

Decision-Making
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Decision-Making in the UK

Decision-Making
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Decision-Making over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 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 +20 3,541 £55,250 +0.45% 144
UK excluding London +31 2,114 £50,000 - 106
London +19 1,623 £65,000 - 48
South East +37 573 £55,000 +4.76% 21
North of England +33 571 £50,000 +11.11% 25
North West +54 365 £52,500 +5.00% 9
Midlands +44 320 £45,000 +2.27% 22
South West +15 238 £46,715 +3.81% 20
West Midlands +30 227 £47,500 +17.28% 16
East of England +43 196 £55,000 -3.08% 8
Scotland +23 178 £50,000 -13.04% 8
Yorkshire +10 173 £45,000 - 15
East Midlands +47 93 £37,500 -33.33% 6
Wales -48 36 £56,250 +2.27% 2
North East +10 35 £52,500 +45.83% 1
Isle of Man +1 6 £50,000 -9.09%
Northern Ireland -30 3 £60,000 +71.43%
Channel Islands +2 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, IT jobs citing Decision-Making 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 Decision-Making.

1 1,373 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
2 942 (24.62%) Finance
3 880 (23.00%) Analytical Skills
4 826 (21.59%) Problem-Solving
5 752 (19.65%) SQL
6 712 (18.61%) Degree
7 605 (15.81%) Analytics
8 572 (14.95%) Microsoft
9 532 (13.90%) Project Management
10 466 (12.18%) Continuous Improvement
11 460 (12.02%) Java
12 403 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
13 389 (10.17%) Scrum
14 386 (10.09%) Management Information System
15 376 (9.83%) SQL Server
16 373 (9.75%) DevOps
17 367 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
18 357 (9.33%) Software Engineering
19 349 (9.12%) Python
20 344 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
21 328 (8.57%) Banking
22 323 (8.44%) Marketing
23 317 (8.29%) Mentoring
24 312 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
25 306 (8.00%) JavaScript
26 304 (7.95%) Retail
27 301 (7.87%) Test Automation
28 299 (7.81%) .NET
29 298 (7.79%) ITIL
30 290 (7.58%) Coaching

Decision-Making
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
1 102 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 88 (2.30%) Apache Spark
3 59 (1.54%) IIS
4 58 (1.52%) Confluence
5 49 (1.28%) Apache
6 38 (0.99%) MS Exchange
7 33 (0.86%) Skype for Business
8 28 (0.73%) Apache Pig
9 27 (0.71%) CMS
9 27 (0.71%) SAS
10 21 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
11 16 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
12 14 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (0.37%) IBM HTTP Server
13 11 (0.29%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
15 9 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
15 9 (0.24%) WordPress
16 8 (0.21%) Hyperledger
16 8 (0.21%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 196 (5.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 188 (4.91%) Microsoft Office
3 80 (2.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 62 (1.62%) MS Visio
5 43 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
6 21 (0.55%) SPSS
7 16 (0.42%) Sketch
8 9 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.24%) UXPin
9 8 (0.21%) Adobe XD
10 7 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 7 (0.18%) Stata
11 6 (0.16%) Chatbot
12 5 (0.13%) InVision
13 4 (0.10%) InfoPath
13 4 (0.10%) Photoshop
13 4 (0.10%) Zeplin
14 2 (0.052%) Marvel
14 2 (0.052%) SPSS Modeler
14 2 (0.052%) Weka
Business Applications
1 71 (1.86%) Temenos T24
2 51 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 39 (1.02%) thinkFolio
4 20 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
5 16 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
6 13 (0.34%) NetSuite
7 12 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
8 11 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
9 8 (0.21%) SAP BPC
9 8 (0.21%) SAP PM
9 8 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
10 7 (0.18%) iTrent
11 6 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
12 5 (0.13%) Magento
12 5 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
13 4 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 4 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
13 4 (0.10%) SAP CO
13 4 (0.10%) SAP FI
13 4 (0.10%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 403 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 367 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
3 165 (4.31%) Google Cloud Platform
4 161 (4.21%) Power Platform
5 134 (3.50%) Office 365
6 119 (3.11%) SaaS
7 78 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
8 67 (1.75%) PaaS
9 65 (1.70%) Serverless
10 61 (1.59%) IaaS
11 35 (0.91%) GitHub
12 34 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
13 26 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
14 24 (0.63%) Google Analytics
15 22 (0.58%) Amazon S3
16 19 (0.50%) Amazon ECS
17 17 (0.44%) PowerApps
18 14 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
19 13 (0.34%) Microsoft Flow
20 11 (0.29%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 77 (2.01%) Firewall
2 73 (1.91%) Internet
3 72 (1.88%) Broadband
4 56 (1.46%) HTTP
5 53 (1.39%) LAN
6 51 (1.33%) DNS
7 50 (1.31%) WAN
8 38 (0.99%) Network Security
9 37 (0.97%) Skype
10 34 (0.89%) SAN
11 33 (0.86%) TCP/IP
12 32 (0.84%) VPN
13 28 (0.73%) DHCP
13 28 (0.73%) VoIP
14 26 (0.68%) Intranet
15 23 (0.60%) SSL
16 15 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
17 14 (0.37%) MPLS
17 14 (0.37%) Wireless
18 13 (0.34%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 376 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 276 (7.21%) Data Warehouse
3 165 (4.31%) Big Data
4 146 (3.82%) Power BI
5 135 (3.53%) Hadoop
6 123 (3.21%) Relational Database
6 123 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 122 (3.19%) NoSQL
8 85 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 74 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 63 (1.65%) MySQL
11 58 (1.52%) Data Lake
12 57 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
13 56 (1.46%) Apache Hive
14 53 (1.39%) QlikView
15 46 (1.20%) Data Mining
16 44 (1.15%) Blockchain
17 43 (1.12%) MongoDB
18 42 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
19 40 (1.05%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 207 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 152 (3.97%) JIRA
3 131 (3.42%) Jenkins
4 95 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 74 (1.93%) Selenium
6 58 (1.52%) Cucumber
7 54 (1.41%) Subversion
8 49 (1.28%) Hudson
9 46 (1.20%) Visual Studio
10 44 (1.15%) Mercurial
11 43 (1.12%) TeamCity
12 39 (1.02%) WebDriver
13 38 (0.99%) Maven
14 36 (0.94%) JUnit
15 24 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
16 22 (0.58%) Bitbucket
17 20 (0.52%) Appium
18 19 (0.50%) GitLab
19 18 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
20 17 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 942 (24.62%) Finance
2 328 (8.57%) Banking
3 323 (8.44%) Marketing
4 304 (7.95%) Retail
5 147 (3.84%) Games
5 147 (3.84%) Telecoms
6 87 (2.27%) Legal
7 69 (1.80%) Manufacturing
8 63 (1.65%) Law
9 60 (1.57%) Front Office
10 55 (1.44%) Back Office
11 45 (1.18%) Automotive
11 45 (1.18%) German Language
12 35 (0.91%) Local Government
13 30 (0.78%) Advertising
13 30 (0.78%) Publishing
14 27 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
15 21 (0.55%) Private Banking
16 20 (0.52%) Retail Banking
17 17 (0.44%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 638 (16.68%) Analyst
2 514 (13.43%) Developer
3 266 (6.95%) Architect
4 224 (5.85%) Business Analyst
5 195 (5.10%) Project Manager
6 170 (4.44%) Consultant
7 147 (3.84%) Java Developer
8 141 (3.69%) Senior Developer
9 112 (2.93%) Data Analyst
10 109 (2.85%) Senior Analyst
11 101 (2.64%) IT Manager
12 100 (2.61%) Senior Manager
13 80 (2.09%) Data Engineer
13 80 (2.09%) Solutions Architect
14 79 (2.06%) .NET Developer
15 78 (2.04%) Software Engineer
16 77 (2.01%) Data Scientist
17 75 (1.96%) Software Developer
18 72 (1.88%) Designer
19 71 (1.86%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (7.81%) .NET
2 227 (5.93%) HTML
3 144 (3.76%) CSS
4 137 (3.58%) Node.js
5 132 (3.45%) AngularJS
5 132 (3.45%) Web Services
6 121 (3.16%) REST
7 117 (3.06%) React
8 107 (2.80%) RESTful
9 102 (2.67%) Spring
10 94 (2.46%) ASP.NET
11 79 (2.06%) .NET Framework
12 75 (1.96%) HTML5
13 60 (1.57%) Spring Boot
14 55 (1.44%) jQuery
15 51 (1.33%) Middleware
16 48 (1.25%) XML
17 46 (1.20%) Vue.js
18 45 (1.18%) JSON
19 40 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 880 (23.00%) Analytical Skills
2 386 (10.09%) Management Information System
3 198 (5.18%) User Experience
4 180 (4.70%) Self-Motivation
5 152 (3.97%) Algorithms
6 145 (3.79%) Data Structures
7 119 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
8 98 (2.56%) Mobile App
9 88 (2.30%) Data Centre
10 81 (2.12%) Greenfield Project
11 76 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 54 (1.41%) Derivative
13 53 (1.39%) Social Media
14 52 (1.36%) Driving Licence
15 49 (1.28%) Fixed Income
16 45 (1.18%) Cloud Native
17 42 (1.10%) PMI
18 41 (1.07%) Equities
19 40 (1.05%) Robotics
20 39 (1.02%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 252 (6.59%) Windows
2 176 (4.60%) Linux
3 127 (3.32%) Windows Server
4 110 (2.88%) Android
5 100 (2.61%) Apple iOS
6 81 (2.12%) Unix
7 34 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (0.44%) Windows 10
10 12 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.21%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.18%) CentOS
13 7 (0.18%) CoreOS
13 7 (0.18%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.078%) VMS
16 2 (0.052%) AIX
16 2 (0.052%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.026%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,373 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
2 826 (21.59%) Problem-Solving
3 605 (15.81%) Analytics
4 532 (13.90%) Project Management
5 466 (12.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 389 (10.17%) Scrum
7 373 (9.75%) DevOps
8 357 (9.33%) Software Engineering
9 344 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
10 317 (8.29%) Mentoring
11 312 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
12 301 (7.87%) Test Automation
13 298 (7.79%) ITIL
14 290 (7.58%) Coaching
15 271 (7.08%) Change Management
16 268 (7.00%) SDLC
17 266 (6.95%) Machine Learning
18 254 (6.64%) Data Science
19 245 (6.40%) Visualisation
20 241 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 752 (19.65%) SQL
2 460 (12.02%) Java
3 349 (9.12%) Python
4 306 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 287 (7.50%) C#
6 108 (2.82%) R
7 100 (2.61%) T-SQL
8 96 (2.51%) C
9 85 (2.22%) PowerShell
10 65 (1.70%) Scala
11 61 (1.59%) PHP
12 59 (1.54%) VBA
13 51 (1.33%) TypeScript
14 43 (1.12%) Ruby
15 39 (1.02%) Go
16 34 (0.89%) C++
16 34 (0.89%) Kotlin
17 33 (0.86%) Bash Shell
18 30 (0.78%) VB
19 20 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 712 (18.61%) Degree
2 113 (2.95%) Security Cleared
3 64 (1.67%) CISSP
4 60 (1.57%) PMI Certification
5 57 (1.49%) SC Cleared
6 56 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
7 54 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 51 (1.33%) PMP
9 46 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 45 (1.18%) CISM
11 37 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
12 36 (0.94%) DV Cleared
12 36 (0.94%) TOGAF Certification
13 35 (0.91%) ISTQB
14 34 (0.89%) PhD
15 32 (0.84%) ISEB
16 31 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
17 25 (0.65%) Master's Degree
18 24 (0.63%) MCSA
19 22 (0.58%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 285 (7.45%) QA
2 131 (3.42%) PMO
3 97 (2.54%) Data Quality
4 96 (2.51%) SLA
5 83 (2.17%) GDPR
6 65 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 45 (1.18%) PCI DSS
8 25 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 21 (0.55%) MiFID
10 14 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 13 (0.34%) ISO 9001
12 9 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 8 (0.21%) ISO 31000
13 8 (0.21%) NIST
13 8 (0.21%) P3O
14 7 (0.18%) GxP
14 7 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 15288
15 6 (0.16%) COBIT
15 6 (0.16%) JSP 440
16 5 (0.13%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 186 (4.86%) Active Directory
2 129 (3.37%) Docker
3 71 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (0.97%) Hyper-V
5 21 (0.55%) XenApp
6 14 (0.37%) vSphere
7 12 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.21%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.18%) Terminal Services
9 7 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (0.16%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 5 (0.13%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.13%) HDFS
12 4 (0.10%) Firmware
12 4 (0.10%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.078%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.078%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.078%) vCloud
13 3 (0.078%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 103 (2.69%) Kubernetes
2 60 (1.57%) Ansible
3 55 (1.44%) Puppet
4 54 (1.41%) Terraform
5 37 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (0.58%) SCCM
7 20 (0.52%) Prometheus
8 18 (0.47%) Packer
9 17 (0.44%) Consul
10 14 (0.37%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 12 (0.31%) HP ALM
12 10 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
12 10 (0.26%) SCOM
13 9 (0.24%) Mesos
13 9 (0.24%) Nagios
13 9 (0.24%) SCVMM
14 7 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (0.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 6 (0.16%) Graphite
15 6 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 572 (14.95%) Microsoft
2 198 (5.18%) Tableau
3 184 (4.81%) Google
4 166 (4.34%) Oracle
5 129 (3.37%) VMware
6 126 (3.29%) SAP
7 93 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
8 91 (2.38%) Citrix
8 91 (2.38%) IBM
9 83 (2.17%) Cisco
10 46 (1.20%) Cadence
10 46 (1.20%) Splunk
11 40 (1.05%) Blue Prism
12 39 (1.02%) Charles River
13 36 (0.94%) Informatica
14 33 (0.86%) Automation Anywhere
14 33 (0.86%) UiPath
15 32 (0.84%) Adobe
15 32 (0.84%) Dell
16 29 (0.76%) HP