Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Decision-Making
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 168 164
Rank change year-on-year +43 -4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Decision-Making 3,983 3,696 3,703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.66% 2.11% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 2.30% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,544 2,620 2,732
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% - +6.88%
10th Percentile £30,075 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £84,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.06% -2.00% +11.11%

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 137,171 160,827 160,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.74% 91.83% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 108,142 130,549 132,251
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
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% -

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 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 +45 3,684 £54,000 -1.82% 615
UK excluding London +42 2,161 £47,500 -3.06% 434
London +34 1,720 £60,000 -7.41% 224
South East +55 610 £53,950 +6.31% 98
North of England +35 553 £45,000 - 120
Midlands +66 317 £45,000 -5.26% 67
North West +38 314 £50,000 +1.01% 69
East of England +90 259 £57,500 +15.00% 56
South West -7 201 £52,500 +16.67% 49
West Midlands +54 194 £49,440 -1.12% 38
Yorkshire +23 191 £45,000 +5.88% 43
Scotland +30 172 £45,000 -10.45% 25
East Midlands +60 122 £35,000 -17.65% 28
Wales -38 49 £34,710 -14.03% 16
North East +25 48 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Northern Ireland -9 6 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Isle of Man - 6 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 1,364 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1,174 (29.48%) Finance
3 998 (25.06%) Degree
4 858 (21.54%) Problem-Solving
5 814 (20.44%) Analytical Skills
6 797 (20.01%) SQL
7 748 (18.78%) Analytics
8 653 (16.39%) Microsoft
9 565 (14.19%) Project Management
10 511 (12.83%) Software Engineering
11 496 (12.45%) Java
12 480 (12.05%) Management Information System
13 476 (11.95%) Continuous Improvement
14 471 (11.83%) Business Intelligence
15 459 (11.52%) Computer Science
16 434 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
17 430 (10.80%) SQL Server
18 422 (10.60%) Python
19 417 (10.47%) Scrum
20 408 (10.24%) Change Management
21 403 (10.12%) Information Security
22 381 (9.57%) Banking
23 356 (8.94%) Microsoft Azure
24 344 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
25 342 (8.59%) C#
26 335 (8.41%) JavaScript
27 329 (8.26%) QA
28 323 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
29 321 (8.06%) Marketing
30 318 (7.98%) .NET

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
1 140 (3.51%) Apache Spark
2 104 (2.61%) SAS
3 89 (2.23%) Apache
3 89 (2.23%) SharePoint
4 57 (1.43%) IIS
5 46 (1.15%) Confluence
6 40 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
6 40 (1.00%) MS Exchange
7 32 (0.80%) Skype for Business
8 20 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 19 (0.48%) CMS
10 18 (0.45%) Apache Solr
11 16 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
11 16 (0.40%) WordPress
12 14 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
13 12 (0.30%) Alfresco
14 11 (0.28%) OpenStack
15 10 (0.25%) Apache Pig
15 10 (0.25%) JBoss
16 8 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 246 (6.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 228 (5.72%) Microsoft Office
3 101 (2.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 86 (2.16%) MS Visio
5 73 (1.83%) Microsoft Project
6 36 (0.90%) SPSS
7 27 (0.68%) Photoshop
8 14 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 13 (0.33%) InVision
10 10 (0.25%) UXPin
11 8 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
12 6 (0.15%) Flinto
13 5 (0.13%) Stata
14 4 (0.10%) Acrobat
14 4 (0.10%) Open Workbench
15 3 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
15 3 (0.075%) UserZoom
16 2 (0.050%) Chatbot
16 2 (0.050%) InfoPath
16 2 (0.050%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 138 (3.46%) Temenos T24
2 103 (2.59%) thinkFolio
3 66 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 21 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
5 19 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
6 17 (0.43%) NetSuite
7 13 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
7 13 (0.33%) SAP BPC
8 12 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 12 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
9 8 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
10 7 (0.18%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 7 (0.18%) Relativity
10 7 (0.18%) Summit
11 6 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 6 (0.15%) SAP HR
12 5 (0.13%) FastStats
12 5 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
12 5 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
13 4 (0.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 356 (8.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 344 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
3 108 (2.71%) SaaS
4 85 (2.13%) Office 365
5 82 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
6 80 (2.01%) PaaS
7 54 (1.36%) Google Analytics
8 52 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
9 50 (1.26%) IaaS
10 46 (1.15%) GitHub
11 41 (1.03%) Serverless
12 29 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
13 22 (0.55%) Amazon S3
14 20 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
15 17 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
16 14 (0.35%) CloudFront
16 14 (0.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 13 (0.33%) iPaaS
18 11 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
18 11 (0.28%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 121 (3.04%) Firewall
2 73 (1.83%) VPN
3 49 (1.23%) Network Security
4 45 (1.13%) Internet
5 44 (1.10%) LAN
6 43 (1.08%) DNS
7 42 (1.05%) WAN
8 38 (0.95%) SAN
9 36 (0.90%) HTTP
10 31 (0.78%) Skype
11 30 (0.75%) VoIP
12 28 (0.70%) TCP/IP
13 26 (0.65%) Intranet
14 21 (0.53%) DHCP
15 19 (0.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 18 (0.45%) Wireless
17 17 (0.43%) SSL
18 16 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
18 16 (0.40%) Unified Communications
19 15 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 430 (10.80%) SQL Server
2 269 (6.75%) Data Warehouse
3 253 (6.35%) Big Data
4 233 (5.85%) Power BI
5 153 (3.84%) Hadoop
6 151 (3.79%) NoSQL
7 113 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 110 (2.76%) Relational Database
9 99 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 92 (2.31%) Apache Hive
11 76 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
12 75 (1.88%) MySQL
13 59 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 56 (1.41%) Data Lake
15 55 (1.38%) QlikView
16 50 (1.26%) SAP HANA
16 50 (1.26%) Text Mining
17 49 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
18 46 (1.15%) RDBMS
19 41 (1.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 190 (4.77%) Git (software)
2 139 (3.49%) JIRA
3 120 (3.01%) Jenkins
4 117 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 103 (2.59%) Visual Studio
6 83 (2.08%) Selenium
7 66 (1.66%) Hudson
8 63 (1.58%) Subversion
9 48 (1.21%) Cucumber
10 47 (1.18%) Mercurial
11 46 (1.15%) TeamCity
12 42 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
13 37 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 29 (0.73%) Vagrant
15 28 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
15 28 (0.70%) WebDriver
16 21 (0.53%) Maven
17 20 (0.50%) gulp
18 18 (0.45%) GitLab
19 17 (0.43%) Grunt
General
1 1,174 (29.48%) Finance
2 381 (9.57%) Banking
3 321 (8.06%) Marketing
4 293 (7.36%) Retail
5 259 (6.50%) Games
6 242 (6.08%) Telecoms
7 77 (1.93%) Legal
8 72 (1.81%) Front Office
9 62 (1.56%) German Language
10 61 (1.53%) Advertising
11 53 (1.33%) Publishing
12 49 (1.23%) Manufacturing
13 48 (1.21%) Back Office
14 46 (1.15%) Law
15 37 (0.93%) Private Banking
16 31 (0.78%) Automotive
17 29 (0.73%) Electronics
18 27 (0.68%) Billing
19 24 (0.60%) Investment Banking
20 21 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 846 (21.24%) Analyst
2 596 (14.96%) Developer
3 359 (9.01%) Business Analyst
4 310 (7.78%) Architect
5 174 (4.37%) Project Manager
6 161 (4.04%) Senior Developer
7 146 (3.67%) Consultant
8 142 (3.57%) Java Developer
9 115 (2.89%) Software Developer
10 111 (2.79%) Data Analyst
10 111 (2.79%) Senior Analyst
11 103 (2.59%) IT Manager
12 102 (2.56%) Software Engineer
13 101 (2.54%) .NET Developer
14 99 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
15 87 (2.18%) C# Developer
16 86 (2.16%) Data Scientist
16 86 (2.16%) Service Manager
17 79 (1.98%) Agile Business Analyst
18 71 (1.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 318 (7.98%) .NET
2 228 (5.72%) HTML
3 204 (5.12%) AngularJS
4 179 (4.49%) CSS
5 146 (3.67%) Web Services
6 137 (3.44%) REST
7 128 (3.21%) React
8 111 (2.79%) Node.js
9 107 (2.69%) ASP.NET
10 98 (2.46%) HTML5
11 91 (2.28%) Vue.js
12 87 (2.18%) XML
13 79 (1.98%) Kafka
14 71 (1.78%) JSON
14 71 (1.78%) RESTful
15 68 (1.71%) jQuery
16 63 (1.58%) Spring
17 61 (1.53%) Middleware
18 60 (1.51%) ASP.NET Web API
19 48 (1.21%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 814 (20.44%) Analytical Skills
2 480 (12.05%) Management Information System
3 185 (4.64%) Algorithms
3 185 (4.64%) Self-Motivation
4 147 (3.69%) User Experience
5 143 (3.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 128 (3.21%) Data Structures
7 118 (2.96%) Fintech
8 110 (2.76%) Equities
9 107 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
10 105 (2.64%) Fixed Income
11 100 (2.51%) Derivative
12 92 (2.31%) Data Centre
13 88 (2.21%) Mobile App
14 86 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
15 57 (1.43%) Robotics
16 54 (1.36%) Public Cloud
17 52 (1.31%) NHS
17 52 (1.31%) Virtual Team
18 45 (1.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 292 (7.33%) Windows
2 199 (5.00%) Linux
3 129 (3.24%) Windows Server
4 102 (2.56%) Unix
5 60 (1.51%) Android
6 54 (1.36%) Apple iOS
7 43 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (0.65%) Windows 7
10 18 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (0.38%) Ubuntu
11 15 (0.38%) Windows 10
12 13 (0.33%) CoreOS
13 12 (0.30%) CentOS
14 11 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (0.25%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.18%) AIX
16 7 (0.18%) Debian
16 7 (0.18%) Windows NT
17 5 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,364 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
2 858 (21.54%) Problem-Solving
3 748 (18.78%) Analytics
4 565 (14.19%) Project Management
5 511 (12.83%) Software Engineering
6 476 (11.95%) Continuous Improvement
7 471 (11.83%) Business Intelligence
8 459 (11.52%) Computer Science
9 434 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 417 (10.47%) Scrum
11 408 (10.24%) Change Management
12 403 (10.12%) Information Security
13 323 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
14 315 (7.91%) Data Science
14 315 (7.91%) User Stories
15 307 (7.71%) Visualisation
16 302 (7.58%) DevOps
17 285 (7.16%) Test Automation
18 279 (7.00%) ITIL
19 264 (6.63%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 797 (20.01%) SQL
2 496 (12.45%) Java
3 422 (10.60%) Python
4 342 (8.59%) C#
5 335 (8.41%) JavaScript
6 148 (3.72%) R
7 142 (3.57%) C
8 106 (2.66%) T-SQL
9 104 (2.61%) PowerShell
10 84 (2.11%) Scala
11 83 (2.08%) C++
12 65 (1.63%) Ruby
13 56 (1.41%) PHP
14 47 (1.18%) Go
15 43 (1.08%) VB
16 34 (0.85%) TypeScript
17 33 (0.83%) Bash Shell
18 29 (0.73%) Java 8
18 29 (0.73%) VBA
19 24 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 998 (25.06%) Degree
2 153 (3.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 123 (3.09%) Security Cleared
4 81 (2.03%) SC Cleared
5 67 (1.68%) PMI Certification
6 65 (1.63%) PhD
7 64 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 59 (1.48%) CISSP
9 49 (1.23%) CISM
10 46 (1.15%) SAFe Agilist
11 39 (0.98%) PMP
12 38 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
13 33 (0.83%) CISA
14 31 (0.78%) DV Cleared
14 31 (0.78%) TOGAF Certification
15 30 (0.75%) CRISC
16 29 (0.73%) CCNP
16 29 (0.73%) MCSA
17 28 (0.70%) ISTQB
18 27 (0.68%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 329 (8.26%) QA
2 159 (3.99%) Data Quality
3 131 (3.29%) PMO
4 116 (2.91%) GDPR
5 112 (2.81%) SLA
6 89 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 41 (1.03%) MiFID
8 36 (0.90%) PCI DSS
9 25 (0.63%) COBIT
10 14 (0.35%) BS7799
11 12 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 9 (0.23%) JSP 440
13 7 (0.18%) Basel III
13 7 (0.18%) P3O
13 7 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 5 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 4 (0.10%) FINRA
15 4 (0.10%) RMADS
16 3 (0.075%) Government Security Classifications
16 3 (0.075%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 177 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 135 (3.39%) Docker
3 86 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 16 (0.40%) VMware NSX
6 14 (0.35%) Firmware
6 14 (0.35%) XenApp
7 13 (0.33%) vSphere
8 11 (0.28%) Terminal Services
9 8 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (0.18%) HDFS
10 7 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (0.15%) Varnish
11 6 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.10%) NFS
13 3 (0.075%) PowerHA
13 3 (0.075%) vCloud
14 2 (0.050%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 122 (3.06%) Kubernetes
2 87 (2.18%) Ansible
3 78 (1.96%) Puppet
4 70 (1.76%) Terraform
5 56 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (1.05%) Consul
7 41 (1.03%) Hadoop YARN
8 39 (0.98%) Docker Swarm
9 33 (0.83%) Nagios
10 29 (0.73%) Packer
11 28 (0.70%) Grafana
11 28 (0.70%) Graphite
11 28 (0.70%) Opsview
11 28 (0.70%) Salt
11 28 (0.70%) ZABBIX
12 26 (0.65%) SCCM
13 20 (0.50%) Prometheus
14 10 (0.25%) Mesos
15 9 (0.23%) ArcSight ESM
16 8 (0.20%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 653 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 302 (7.58%) Tableau
3 187 (4.69%) SAP
4 158 (3.97%) Oracle
5 138 (3.46%) Salesforce.com
6 135 (3.39%) Google
7 119 (2.99%) VMware
8 103 (2.59%) Charles River
9 80 (2.01%) Cisco
10 67 (1.68%) Cadence
10 67 (1.68%) IBM
11 66 (1.66%) Adobe
12 65 (1.63%) Citrix
13 50 (1.26%) Splunk
14 47 (1.18%) Progress
15 36 (0.90%) F5
16 34 (0.85%) ServiceNow
17 33 (0.83%) HP
17 33 (0.83%) WorldPay
18 30 (0.75%) Red Hat