Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Decision-Making
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 169 168
Rank change year-on-year +35 -1 -18
Permanent jobs citing Decision-Making 4,145 3,789 3,940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.52% 2.16% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 2.36% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2,803 2,560 2,990
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 150,004 160,879 172,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.57% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 119,274 126,930 143,463
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 23 October 2018.

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 October 2018. 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 +38 3,832 £52,833 -3.94% 551
UK excluding London +34 2,284 £47,500 -5.00% 386
London +24 1,746 £62,500 -3.85% 204
North of England +16 590 £45,000 -5.26% 106
South East +20 588 £52,500 -4.55% 94
North West +7 357 £45,000 -5.26% 46
East of England +91 345 £57,500 +27.78% 37
Midlands +41 325 £40,500 -19.00% 61
South West +22 216 £50,000 - 49
West Midlands +46 214 £40,000 -20.00% 39
Yorkshire +10 182 £45,000 -5.26% 36
Scotland +12 163 £45,000 -5.26% 27
East Midlands +17 109 £42,500 -19.05% 22
Wales +21 82 £45,000 +2.86% 6
North East -9 51 £37,500 -6.25% 24
Isle of Man - 5 £55,000 -
Northern Ireland +6 2 £41,500 -10.27% 6
Channel Islands -5 2 £60,000 -7.69%

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 1,348 (32.52%) Finance
2 1,289 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
3 1,036 (24.99%) Problem-Solving
4 1,007 (24.29%) Analytical Skills
5 961 (23.18%) Degree
6 827 (19.95%) SQL
7 815 (19.66%) Microsoft
8 669 (16.14%) Project Management
9 636 (15.34%) Analytics
10 569 (13.73%) SQL Server
11 519 (12.52%) Business Intelligence
12 477 (11.51%) JavaScript
13 454 (10.95%) Java
14 439 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
15 432 (10.42%) C#
16 429 (10.35%) Scrum
17 424 (10.23%) Python
18 391 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
19 374 (9.02%) .NET
20 364 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure
20 364 (8.78%) Continuous Improvement
21 352 (8.49%) Marketing
22 349 (8.42%) Retail
23 335 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
24 324 (7.82%) Windows
25 322 (7.77%) TDD
26 314 (7.58%) Management Information System
27 307 (7.41%) CRM
27 307 (7.41%) Computer Science
28 300 (7.24%) Software Engineering

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
1 116 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 105 (2.53%) SAS
3 102 (2.46%) Apache Spark
4 67 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
5 57 (1.38%) Confluence
6 55 (1.33%) Apache
7 44 (1.06%) MS Exchange
8 28 (0.68%) CMS
9 27 (0.65%) Skype for Business
10 25 (0.60%) Apache Solr
11 23 (0.55%) IIS
12 15 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
12 15 (0.36%) WordPress
13 12 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 12 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (0.29%) OpenStack
14 11 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 10 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
16 9 (0.22%) Marvel
17 8 (0.19%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 296 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 237 (5.72%) Microsoft Office
3 137 (3.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 124 (2.99%) Microsoft Project
5 97 (2.34%) MS Visio
6 29 (0.70%) Photoshop
7 26 (0.63%) SPSS
8 25 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 14 (0.34%) InVision
10 11 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.14%) Acrobat
12 4 (0.097%) GNU Octave
12 4 (0.097%) Open Workbench
12 4 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.097%) Stata
13 3 (0.072%) EngageOne
13 3 (0.072%) UserZoom
14 2 (0.048%) EViews
15 1 (0.024%) Flinto
15 1 (0.024%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 86 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
2 32 (0.77%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 17 (0.41%) NetSuite
4 11 (0.27%) FastStats
5 10 (0.24%) Infor M3
5 10 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
6 9 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 8 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.19%) StreamServe
8 7 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
8 7 (0.17%) Relativity
9 6 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (0.12%) HFM
10 5 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
10 5 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (0.12%) SAP IS-U
10 5 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 391 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
2 364 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 130 (3.14%) SaaS
4 107 (2.58%) Office 365
5 73 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
6 52 (1.25%) Google Analytics
6 52 (1.25%) PaaS
7 45 (1.09%) GitHub
8 43 (1.04%) IaaS
9 42 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
10 36 (0.87%) Amazon Kinesis
11 27 (0.65%) Adobe Analytics
12 24 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
13 16 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
14 15 (0.36%) npm
15 13 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 12 (0.29%) iPaaS
17 11 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 11 (0.27%) Google Tag Manager
18 9 (0.22%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 150 (3.62%) Firewall
2 111 (2.68%) Internet
3 92 (2.22%) VPN
4 71 (1.71%) WAN
5 68 (1.64%) LAN
6 60 (1.45%) TCP/IP
7 40 (0.97%) DNS
8 39 (0.94%) SAN
9 37 (0.89%) Network Security
10 35 (0.84%) Wireless
11 29 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
12 28 (0.68%) Ethernet
13 23 (0.55%) Skype
14 22 (0.53%) DHCP
14 22 (0.53%) Intranet
14 22 (0.53%) MPLS
15 20 (0.48%) VoIP
15 20 (0.48%) WebEx
16 18 (0.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 18 (0.43%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 569 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 292 (7.04%) Big Data
3 257 (6.20%) Data Warehouse
4 200 (4.83%) Power BI
4 200 (4.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 157 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 156 (3.76%) Hadoop
7 149 (3.59%) NoSQL
8 117 (2.82%) MySQL
9 104 (2.51%) Relational Database
10 94 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 60 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
11 60 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
12 59 (1.42%) MongoDB
13 54 (1.30%) QlikView
14 53 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
15 49 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
16 43 (1.04%) Apache Hive
17 41 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
18 37 (0.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 221 (5.33%) Git (software)
2 175 (4.22%) JIRA
3 158 (3.81%) Jenkins
4 154 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 130 (3.14%) Visual Studio
6 81 (1.95%) Selenium
7 73 (1.76%) Subversion
8 71 (1.71%) Hudson
9 63 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 57 (1.38%) Vagrant
11 56 (1.35%) TeamCity
12 55 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
13 53 (1.28%) Cucumber
14 39 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
15 33 (0.80%) Mercurial
16 25 (0.60%) Grunt
16 25 (0.60%) WebDriver
17 24 (0.58%) Maven
18 23 (0.55%) ERwin
18 23 (0.55%) gulp
General
1 1,348 (32.52%) Finance
2 352 (8.49%) Marketing
3 349 (8.42%) Retail
4 280 (6.76%) Banking
5 224 (5.40%) Telecoms
6 109 (2.63%) Investment Banking
7 100 (2.41%) Legal
8 98 (2.36%) Manufacturing
9 94 (2.27%) Games
10 84 (2.03%) Advertising
11 79 (1.91%) Financial Institution
12 75 (1.81%) Law
13 62 (1.50%) Publishing
14 56 (1.35%) Back Office
15 47 (1.13%) Front Office
16 46 (1.11%) French Language
17 41 (0.99%) German Language
18 35 (0.84%) Electronics
19 29 (0.70%) Automotive
20 27 (0.65%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 731 (17.64%) Analyst
2 663 (16.00%) Developer
3 314 (7.58%) Architect
4 252 (6.08%) Business Analyst
5 243 (5.86%) Project Manager
6 225 (5.43%) Consultant
7 177 (4.27%) IT Manager
8 147 (3.55%) Senior Developer
9 132 (3.18%) Software Developer
10 122 (2.94%) C# Developer
11 113 (2.73%) .NET Developer
12 111 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
13 99 (2.39%) Senior Analyst
14 93 (2.24%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 92 (2.22%) Data Analyst
16 91 (2.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 85 (2.05%) Business Manager
17 85 (2.05%) Senior Manager
18 83 (2.00%) Product Manager
18 83 (2.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 374 (9.02%) .NET
2 266 (6.42%) HTML
3 256 (6.18%) CSS
4 221 (5.33%) AngularJS
5 167 (4.03%) Web Services
6 141 (3.40%) React
7 122 (2.94%) jQuery
8 118 (2.85%) HTML5
9 112 (2.70%) ASP.NET
10 111 (2.68%) REST
11 104 (2.51%) ASP.NET Web API
12 98 (2.36%) Kafka
12 98 (2.36%) Node.js
13 80 (1.93%) XML
14 78 (1.88%) RESTful
15 68 (1.64%) .NET Framework
15 68 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 56 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
16 56 (1.35%) Middleware
17 55 (1.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1,007 (24.29%) Analytical Skills
2 314 (7.58%) Management Information System
3 307 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 238 (5.74%) Self-Motivation
5 221 (5.33%) User Experience
6 169 (4.08%) Algorithms
7 135 (3.26%) Data Structures
8 126 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
9 123 (2.97%) Data Centre
10 106 (2.56%) Fintech
11 97 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
12 79 (1.91%) Virtual Team
13 73 (1.76%) Robotics
14 67 (1.62%) Cyberthreat
15 54 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 50 (1.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 47 (1.13%) PMI
18 45 (1.09%) Mobile App
19 40 (0.97%) NHS
19 40 (0.97%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 324 (7.82%) Windows
2 218 (5.26%) Linux
3 131 (3.16%) Windows Server
4 99 (2.39%) Unix
5 43 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (0.87%) Android
7 35 (0.84%) Apple iOS
8 34 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (0.60%) Ubuntu
10 25 (0.60%) Windows 7
11 24 (0.58%) CentOS
11 24 (0.58%) Windows 10
12 15 (0.36%) AIX
13 13 (0.31%) Debian
14 11 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (0.19%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.19%) Robot Operating System
16 7 (0.17%) VMS
16 7 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,289 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
2 1,036 (24.99%) Problem-Solving
3 669 (16.14%) Project Management
4 636 (15.34%) Analytics
5 519 (12.52%) Business Intelligence
6 439 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 429 (10.35%) Scrum
8 364 (8.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 335 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
10 322 (7.77%) TDD
11 307 (7.41%) CRM
12 300 (7.24%) Software Engineering
13 295 (7.12%) ITIL
14 289 (6.97%) Mentoring
15 287 (6.92%) DevOps
16 281 (6.78%) Risk Management
17 275 (6.63%) Change Management
18 274 (6.61%) Visualisation
19 247 (5.96%) Test Automation
20 234 (5.65%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 827 (19.95%) SQL
2 477 (11.51%) JavaScript
3 454 (10.95%) Java
4 432 (10.42%) C#
5 424 (10.23%) Python
6 170 (4.10%) T-SQL
7 140 (3.38%) R
8 120 (2.90%) C
9 112 (2.70%) PowerShell
10 95 (2.29%) Scala
11 85 (2.05%) PHP
12 79 (1.91%) C++
13 72 (1.74%) Ruby
14 55 (1.33%) Go
15 42 (1.01%) Java 8
16 40 (0.97%) VBA
17 37 (0.89%) Shell Script
18 35 (0.84%) BeanShell
19 34 (0.82%) VB.NET
20 33 (0.80%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 961 (23.18%) Degree
2 160 (3.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 118 (2.85%) Security Cleared
4 103 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 99 (2.39%) PMI Certification
6 85 (2.05%) SC Cleared
7 72 (1.74%) MCSE
8 70 (1.69%) PMP
9 65 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
10 58 (1.40%) PhD
11 56 (1.35%) CISSP
12 52 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 47 (1.13%) CCNP
14 45 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 43 (1.04%) CISM
16 42 (1.01%) CCNA
17 41 (0.99%) MPhil
18 36 (0.87%) ISTQB
18 36 (0.87%) MCITP
19 34 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (4.46%) QA
2 167 (4.03%) PMO
3 136 (3.28%) SLA
4 115 (2.77%) Data Quality
5 77 (1.86%) GDPR
6 76 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 22 (0.53%) COBIT
8 21 (0.51%) PCI DSS
9 15 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 11 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
11 8 (0.19%) ISO 9001
12 7 (0.17%) MiFID
13 6 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 19770
13 6 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 6 (0.14%) SEPA
14 5 (0.12%) ISO 14001
14 5 (0.12%) JSP 440
14 5 (0.12%) P3O
15 4 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 4 (0.097%) Solvency II
System Software
1 175 (4.22%) Active Directory
2 167 (4.03%) Docker
3 110 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (0.77%) Hyper-V
4 32 (0.77%) vSphere
5 22 (0.53%) XenApp
6 21 (0.51%) Firmware
7 13 (0.31%) XenDesktop
8 12 (0.29%) Varnish
9 11 (0.27%) VMware NSX
10 10 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (0.22%) Terminal Services
12 7 (0.17%) HDFS
12 7 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (0.097%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.072%) Ceph
15 3 (0.072%) NFS
15 3 (0.072%) PowerHA
15 3 (0.072%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 124 (2.99%) Kubernetes
2 107 (2.58%) Ansible
3 93 (2.24%) Puppet
4 86 (2.07%) Terraform
5 73 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
6 61 (1.47%) Docker Swarm
7 53 (1.28%) Nagios
8 51 (1.23%) Packer
9 49 (1.18%) Salt
10 48 (1.16%) Grafana
10 48 (1.16%) Graphite
11 46 (1.11%) Consul
11 46 (1.11%) Opsview
11 46 (1.11%) ZABBIX
12 36 (0.87%) SCCM
13 24 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
14 9 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
15 8 (0.19%) NetBackup
16 7 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
16 7 (0.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 815 (19.66%) Microsoft
2 279 (6.73%) Tableau
3 175 (4.22%) VMware
4 168 (4.05%) Oracle
5 141 (3.40%) SAP
6 140 (3.38%) Cisco
7 126 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
8 108 (2.61%) Google
9 87 (2.10%) Adobe
9 87 (2.10%) Citrix
10 73 (1.76%) HP
11 72 (1.74%) ServiceNow
12 60 (1.45%) IBM
13 55 (1.33%) Dell
14 53 (1.28%) F5
15 52 (1.25%) EMC
15 52 (1.25%) NetApp
16 50 (1.21%) Red Hat
17 48 (1.16%) Splunk
18 34 (0.82%) WorldPay