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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 28 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Decision-Making
UK
6 months to
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 69 111 119
Rank change year-on-year +42 +8 +22
Permanent jobs citing Decision-Making 8,589 3,326 2,164
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.84% 3.15% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.08% 3.36% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3,238 2,022 1,606
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,469 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38% +17.12%
75th Percentile £80,000 £74,750 £87,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £88,288 £115,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £53,500
% change year-on-year +1.94% -3.74% +5.94%

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 168,933 99,030 73,609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.29% 93.82% 92.91%
Number of salaries quoted 84,101 68,536 59,378
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,500
25th Percentile £44,842 £41,500 £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 £96,250 £91,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £49,674 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.69% +4.58% +5.56%

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 28 June 2022.

Salary histogram for Decision-Making in the UK

Decision-Making
Top 17 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 28 June 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
England +37 7,245 £60,000 +9.09% 573
UK excluding London +52 3,975 £52,500 +1.94% 382
London +33 3,553 £70,000 +12.00% 224
Work from Home +25 3,310 £62,500 +13.64% 218
South East +67 1,523 £60,000 +2.57% 97
North of England +22 716 £50,000 -2.91% 110
Midlands +15 503 £50,950 +6.15% 64
East of England +46 491 £49,700 +9.13% 30
South West +60 400 £50,975 -0.54% 44
North West +26 396 £52,500 -2.78% 58
West Midlands +11 325 £50,000 +5.26% 40
Scotland +53 319 £49,861 +4.97% 32
Yorkshire +5 271 £50,000 +5.26% 40
East Midlands +12 176 £52,500 +5.00% 24
Wales -8 93 £52,500 - 3
North East -25 49 £45,000 +4.53% 12
Northern Ireland -15 18 £37,500 -40.94% 3

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, 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 3,278 (38.17%) Agile
2 3,173 (36.94%) Finance
3 3,135 (36.50%) Social Skills
4 2,900 (33.76%) Problem-Solving
5 2,585 (30.10%) Degree
6 1,927 (22.44%) Analytics
7 1,923 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
8 1,830 (21.31%) SQL
9 1,739 (20.25%) Python
10 1,674 (19.49%) Marketing
11 1,254 (14.60%) Project Management
12 1,146 (13.34%) Business Intelligence
13 1,063 (12.38%) Software Engineering
14 1,057 (12.31%) Data Science
15 1,038 (12.09%) AWS
16 1,013 (11.79%) Scrum
17 953 (11.10%) Mentoring
18 943 (10.98%) Microsoft
19 933 (10.86%) Coaching
20 906 (10.55%) Driving Licence
21 880 (10.25%) Revenue Management
22 870 (10.13%) Cost Control
23 862 (10.04%) DevOps
24 861 (10.02%) Conflict Management
25 847 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
26 839 (9.77%) Azure
27 827 (9.63%) Continuous Improvement
28 819 (9.54%) JavaScript
29 798 (9.29%) Power Platform
30 780 (9.08%) Computer Science

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
1 195 (2.27%) Apache Spark
2 173 (2.01%) Confluence
3 164 (1.91%) SharePoint
4 129 (1.50%) SAS
5 100 (1.16%) Apache Airflow
6 86 (1.00%) Apache
7 55 (0.64%) CMS
8 31 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
8 31 (0.36%) WordPress
9 23 (0.27%) IBM Notes
9 23 (0.27%) IIS
10 19 (0.22%) ArcGIS
10 19 (0.22%) nginx
11 16 (0.19%) Drupal
11 16 (0.19%) Jupyter
12 15 (0.17%) Appian
13 13 (0.15%) OpenStack
13 13 (0.15%) Skype for Business
14 11 (0.13%) Jetty
15 10 (0.12%) Ethereum
Applications
1 717 (8.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 341 (3.97%) Microsoft Office
3 291 (3.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 146 (1.70%) Microsoft Project
5 50 (0.58%) Sketch
6 45 (0.52%) MS Visio
7 29 (0.34%) InVision
7 29 (0.34%) Simulink
8 20 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
9 19 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
10 17 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 14 (0.16%) Photoshop
11 14 (0.16%) Zeplin
12 12 (0.14%) SPSS
13 10 (0.12%) Adobe XD
14 9 (0.10%) Stata
15 6 (0.070%) Chatbot
16 5 (0.058%) Adobe Captivate
17 4 (0.047%) Stateflow
17 4 (0.047%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 38 (0.44%) Distributed Ledger
1 38 (0.44%) R3 Corda
2 23 (0.27%) Fidessa
3 22 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 20 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 16 (0.19%) Shopify
6 11 (0.13%) JDE OneWorld
7 10 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
7 10 (0.12%) SAP Business One
8 9 (0.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 9 (0.10%) Sprinklr
8 9 (0.10%) WebTrends
9 8 (0.093%) Magento
9 8 (0.093%) Teamcenter
10 7 (0.081%) SAP MDG
10 7 (0.081%) SessionCam
11 6 (0.070%) NetSuite
11 6 (0.070%) Odoo
11 6 (0.070%) SAP APO
12 5 (0.058%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1,038 (12.09%) AWS
2 839 (9.77%) Azure
3 798 (9.29%) Power Platform
4 543 (6.32%) SaaS
5 501 (5.83%) GCP
6 300 (3.49%) Serverless
7 227 (2.64%) GitHub
8 211 (2.46%) Microsoft 365
9 202 (2.35%) PaaS
10 196 (2.28%) Google Analytics
11 189 (2.20%) Amazon S3
12 180 (2.10%) Azure DevOps
13 162 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
14 144 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
15 116 (1.35%) IaaS
16 112 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
17 109 (1.27%) Snowflake
18 102 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
19 98 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
20 97 (1.13%) dbt
Communications & Networking
1 107 (1.25%) Internet
2 102 (1.19%) Broadband
3 65 (0.76%) Firewall
4 53 (0.62%) AMQP
5 52 (0.61%) MQTT
6 51 (0.59%) WAN
7 49 (0.57%) DNS
8 48 (0.56%) Network Security
9 44 (0.51%) HTTP
9 44 (0.51%) LAN
9 44 (0.51%) VoIP
10 42 (0.49%) VPN
11 34 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
12 31 (0.36%) NAS
13 30 (0.35%) DHCP
14 27 (0.31%) Wireless
15 26 (0.30%) NFC
16 25 (0.29%) LTE
16 25 (0.29%) Software-Defined Radio
16 25 (0.29%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 779 (9.07%) Power BI
2 550 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
3 521 (6.07%) Tableau
4 376 (4.38%) Big Data
5 305 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
6 287 (3.34%) SQL Server
7 252 (2.93%) NoSQL
8 232 (2.70%) Relational Database
9 197 (2.29%) BigQuery
10 185 (2.15%) Looker
11 166 (1.93%) Data Lake
12 158 (1.84%) Amazon Redshift
13 142 (1.65%) Hadoop
14 131 (1.53%) Data Mining
15 129 (1.50%) MongoDB
16 123 (1.43%) Metadata
16 123 (1.43%) MySQL
17 95 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
18 94 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 92 (1.07%) Redis
Development Applications
1 592 (6.89%) Git (software)
2 423 (4.92%) JIRA
3 313 (3.64%) Jenkins
4 108 (1.26%) Selenium
5 94 (1.09%) Cucumber
6 76 (0.88%) GitLab
7 74 (0.86%) Subversion
8 71 (0.83%) Gradle
9 66 (0.77%) CircleCI
10 62 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
11 59 (0.69%) webpack
12 41 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 41 (0.48%) Liquibase
12 41 (0.48%) Maven
13 39 (0.45%) Postman
13 39 (0.45%) Visual Studio Code
14 36 (0.42%) Bitbucket
15 35 (0.41%) JUnit
16 34 (0.40%) Browser DevTools
16 34 (0.40%) Storybook
General
1 3,173 (36.94%) Finance
2 3,135 (36.50%) Social Skills
3 1,923 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1,674 (19.49%) Marketing
5 680 (7.92%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 519 (6.04%) Retail
7 510 (5.94%) Legal
8 505 (5.88%) Banking
9 465 (5.41%) Presentation Skills
10 387 (4.51%) Influencing Skills
11 358 (4.17%) Public Sector
12 346 (4.03%) Law
13 289 (3.36%) Organisational Skills
14 272 (3.17%) Games
15 269 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
16 229 (2.67%) Manufacturing
16 229 (2.67%) Telecoms
17 160 (1.86%) Advertising
18 138 (1.61%) Automotive
19 123 (1.43%) Aviation
Job Titles
1 1,240 (14.44%) Analyst
2 1,008 (11.74%) Graduate
3 856 (9.97%) Trainee
4 689 (8.02%) Developer
5 444 (5.17%) Software Engineer
6 438 (5.10%) Architect
7 419 (4.88%) Project Manager
8 336 (3.91%) Data Analyst
9 335 (3.90%) Senior Manager
10 278 (3.24%) Senior Analyst
11 275 (3.20%) Product Manager
12 274 (3.19%) Data Engineer
13 258 (3.00%) Data Scientist
14 186 (2.17%) Product Owner
15 174 (2.03%) DevOps Engineer
16 172 (2.00%) Business Analyst
17 155 (1.80%) Consultant
18 149 (1.73%) Solutions Architect
19 136 (1.58%) Scrum Master
20 133 (1.55%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 528 (6.15%) React
2 433 (5.04%) Node.js
3 342 (3.98%) REST
4 338 (3.94%) HTML
5 329 (3.83%) CSS
6 252 (2.93%) .NET
7 196 (2.28%) Kafka
8 183 (2.13%) AngularJS
8 183 (2.13%) RESTful
9 171 (1.99%) Spring
10 165 (1.92%) GraphQL
11 143 (1.66%) Sass
12 131 (1.53%) JSON
13 130 (1.51%) React Native
14 128 (1.49%) Spring Boot
15 119 (1.39%) Web Services
16 110 (1.28%) Vue.js
17 91 (1.06%) XML
18 81 (0.94%) WebSockets
19 80 (0.93%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 906 (10.55%) Driving Licence
2 710 (8.27%) User Experience
3 708 (8.24%) Management Information System
4 496 (5.77%) Self-Motivation
5 455 (5.30%) Algorithms
6 228 (2.65%) Virtual Team
7 193 (2.25%) Data Structures
8 188 (2.19%) Mobile App
9 181 (2.11%) Cloud Native
10 180 (2.10%) Social Media
11 156 (1.82%) Cyberattack
12 142 (1.65%) NHS
13 131 (1.53%) Blog
14 121 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
15 115 (1.34%) Analytical Mindset
15 115 (1.34%) Credit Risk
16 114 (1.33%) Life Science
17 104 (1.21%) Data Centre
18 99 (1.15%) Blockchain
19 96 (1.12%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 398 (4.63%) Linux
2 335 (3.90%) Windows
3 191 (2.22%) Android
4 155 (1.80%) Apple iOS
5 97 (1.13%) Unix
6 52 (0.61%) Windows Server
7 51 (0.59%) Windows 10
8 31 (0.36%) Windows 7
9 24 (0.28%) Mac OS
10 23 (0.27%) AIX
11 22 (0.26%) VMS
12 16 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
13 13 (0.15%) Mac OS X
14 9 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
15 8 (0.093%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (0.093%) Windows Server 2019
16 6 (0.070%) VxWorks
17 5 (0.058%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.058%) Windows Server 2012
18 4 (0.047%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,278 (38.17%) Agile
2 2,900 (33.76%) Problem-Solving
3 1,927 (22.44%) Analytics
4 1,254 (14.60%) Project Management
5 1,146 (13.34%) Business Intelligence
6 1,063 (12.38%) Software Engineering
7 1,057 (12.31%) Data Science
8 1,013 (11.79%) Scrum
9 953 (11.10%) Mentoring
10 933 (10.86%) Coaching
11 880 (10.25%) Revenue Management
12 870 (10.13%) Cost Control
13 862 (10.04%) DevOps
14 861 (10.02%) Conflict Management
15 847 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
16 827 (9.63%) Continuous Improvement
17 780 (9.08%) Computer Science
18 771 (8.98%) Data Analysis
19 721 (8.39%) Visualisation
20 701 (8.16%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1,830 (21.31%) SQL
2 1,739 (20.25%) Python
3 819 (9.54%) JavaScript
4 717 (8.35%) Java
5 563 (6.55%) R
6 383 (4.46%) TypeScript
7 346 (4.03%) C#
8 287 (3.34%) C
9 172 (2.00%) PHP
10 132 (1.54%) Scala
11 130 (1.51%) C++
12 120 (1.40%) Ruby
13 114 (1.33%) VBA
14 113 (1.32%) Go
15 111 (1.29%) Kotlin
15 111 (1.29%) T-SQL
16 100 (1.16%) PowerShell
17 96 (1.12%) MATLAB
18 65 (0.76%) Bash
19 57 (0.66%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2,585 (30.10%) Degree
2 448 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 261 (3.04%) SC Cleared
4 259 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 204 (2.38%) Master's Degree
6 132 (1.54%) PhD
7 109 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 107 (1.25%) PMI Certification
9 87 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
10 71 (0.83%) CISSP
11 64 (0.75%) PMP
12 62 (0.72%) DV Cleared
13 53 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
14 51 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
15 43 (0.50%) AWS Certification
16 41 (0.48%) CISM
17 36 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
18 32 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
19 31 (0.36%) TOGAF Certification
20 28 (0.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 461 (5.37%) QA
2 282 (3.28%) Data Quality
3 221 (2.57%) PMO
4 213 (2.48%) Accessibility
5 162 (1.89%) GDPR
6 119 (1.39%) SLA
7 79 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 47 (0.55%) NIST
9 39 (0.45%) Actionable Recommendations
10 37 (0.43%) Good Clinical Practice
10 37 (0.43%) NCSC
11 32 (0.37%) CDISC
11 32 (0.37%) GRC
12 28 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
13 25 (0.29%) COBIT
14 23 (0.27%) GxP
15 15 (0.17%) PCI DSS
16 14 (0.16%) GMP
17 13 (0.15%) RMADS
18 12 (0.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 463 (5.39%) Docker
2 137 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 81 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
4 39 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 37 (0.43%) Firmware
6 23 (0.27%) vSphere
7 11 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
8 10 (0.12%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.081%) HDFS
9 7 (0.081%) XenApp
9 7 (0.081%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.058%) BitLocker
11 4 (0.047%) Shibboleth
12 3 (0.035%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 3 (0.035%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.023%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.023%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.023%) LXC
13 2 (0.023%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 492 (5.73%) Kubernetes
2 326 (3.80%) Terraform
3 83 (0.97%) Ansible
4 33 (0.38%) Prometheus
5 29 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (0.31%) Puppet
6 27 (0.31%) SCCM
7 25 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
8 20 (0.23%) Grafana
9 17 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
10 13 (0.15%) Rancher
11 12 (0.14%) Istio
12 11 (0.13%) CSIRT
12 11 (0.13%) QRadar
13 9 (0.10%) Autotask
14 8 (0.093%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 8 (0.093%) WSUS
15 7 (0.081%) Bugsnag
15 7 (0.081%) EMC NetWorker
15 7 (0.081%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 943 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 569 (6.62%) Google
3 190 (2.21%) Oracle
4 144 (1.68%) SAP
5 137 (1.60%) Apple
6 136 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
7 123 (1.43%) Alteryx
8 117 (1.36%) Adobe
9 87 (1.01%) Sun
10 80 (0.93%) Cisco
11 79 (0.92%) Bloomberg
12 72 (0.84%) Databricks
13 62 (0.72%) Facebook
14 61 (0.71%) VMware
15 56 (0.65%) Cadence
15 56 (0.65%) Workday
16 51 (0.59%) PayPal
17 48 (0.56%) ServiceNow
18 42 (0.49%) IBM
18 42 (0.49%) NEC