Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for DNA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DNA over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Distributed interNet Applications (DNA)
UK
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 893 1025 1135
Rank change year-on-year +132 +110 +104
Permanent jobs citing DNA 249 180 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.10% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.11% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 144 123 46
UK median annual salary £58,750 £50,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.50% +2.56% +35.42%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,300 £34,000
90th Percentile £91,750 £82,500 £71,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.47% +18.75% +41.59%

DNA 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 145,715 164,618 167,894
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.61% 91.88% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 115,073 131,024 139,285
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -

DNA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DNA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DNA in the UK

DNA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for DNA in the UK

DNA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNA over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for DNA in the UK

DNA
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNA within the UK over the 6 months to 18 December 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 +127 232 £60,000 +20.00% 63
UK excluding London +75 143 £52,000 +9.47% 47
London +67 84 £76,750 +53.50% 22
South East +57 45 £54,500 -9.17% 10
South West +45 43 £47,500 +1.06% 2
East of England +3 33 £52,790 +5.58% 14
Midlands +36 14 £47,500 +30.14% 8
West Midlands +38 13 £47,500 +30.14% 8
North of England +28 9 £62,500 +38.89% 7
North West +26 8 £62,500 +38.89% 7
Scotland +5 1 £55,000 +57.14% 6
Yorkshire - 1 £85,000 -
East Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing DNA 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 DNA.

1 79 (31.73%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (28.11%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (27.31%) SQL
3 68 (27.31%) Test Automation
4 59 (23.69%) Continuous Integration
5 58 (23.29%) Finance
6 56 (22.49%) Web Services
7 48 (19.28%) Mentoring
8 45 (18.07%) Algorithms
9 43 (17.27%) Problem-Solving
10 42 (16.87%) HTTP
10 42 (16.87%) B2B
10 42 (16.87%) REST
11 40 (16.06%) Conversational UI
11 40 (16.06%) Exploratory Testing
11 40 (16.06%) Chatbot
11 40 (16.06%) Coaching
12 38 (15.26%) Scrum
13 36 (14.46%) TDD
13 36 (14.46%) C#
13 36 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
14 35 (14.06%) Git (software)
15 34 (13.65%) SQL Server
15 34 (13.65%) Cisco
16 32 (12.85%) Microsoft
16 32 (12.85%) Microsoft Azure
17 31 (12.45%) Cisco Certification
18 29 (11.65%) Windows
18 29 (11.65%) Analytics
19 28 (11.24%) Windows Server

DNA
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 14 (5.62%) Apache Spark
2 13 (5.22%) OpenStack
3 10 (4.02%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.81%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.41%) Confluence
6 4 (1.61%) Apache
6 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.20%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.40%) CMS
8 1 (0.40%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.40%) JBoss
8 1 (0.40%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.40%) SAS
8 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 40 (16.06%) Chatbot
2 18 (7.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (4.02%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.40%) SPSS
5 1 (0.40%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Magento
1 2 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.40%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 79 (31.73%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (12.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.22%) GitHub
3 13 (5.22%) Serverless
4 12 (4.82%) Amazon Kinesis
4 12 (4.82%) Office 365
5 9 (3.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (3.21%) Amazon S3
7 7 (2.81%) Amazon ELB
7 7 (2.81%) CloudFront
8 6 (2.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (2.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (2.01%) AWS Fargate
9 5 (2.01%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (2.01%) IaaS
10 4 (1.61%) SaaS
11 3 (1.20%) Data Lake Analytics
11 3 (1.20%) PaaS
12 2 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 42 (16.87%) HTTP
2 26 (10.44%) Firewall
3 22 (8.84%) Cisco Nexus
4 19 (7.63%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (7.23%) Cisco Firepower
5 18 (7.23%) WAN
5 18 (7.23%) Wireless
6 15 (6.02%) Software-Defined Networking
7 14 (5.62%) DNS
7 14 (5.62%) LAN
8 13 (5.22%) BGP
8 13 (5.22%) DHCP
9 12 (4.82%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (4.42%) Cisco Wireless
11 10 (4.02%) Cisco ISE
11 10 (4.02%) MPLS
12 8 (3.21%) Network Security
13 7 (2.81%) OSPF
13 7 (2.81%) SMTP
13 7 (2.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.65%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.24%) NoSQL
3 18 (7.23%) Big Data
4 13 (5.22%) Amazon Redshift
5 11 (4.42%) MySQL
6 10 (4.02%) Couchbase
7 8 (3.21%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.21%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (2.81%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.81%) Power BI
9 5 (2.01%) QlikView
9 5 (2.01%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.61%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (1.61%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.61%) Pentaho
10 4 (1.61%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 35 (14.06%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.42%) JIRA
4 8 (3.21%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.41%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.61%) Selenium
7 3 (1.20%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (1.20%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.80%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.80%) JUnit
8 2 (0.80%) Maven
8 2 (0.80%) Mockito
8 2 (0.80%) NUnit
8 2 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.80%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.80%) Subversion
8 2 (0.80%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.40%) Firebug
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 58 (23.29%) Finance
2 20 (8.03%) Retail
3 15 (6.02%) Marketing
4 13 (5.22%) Law
5 12 (4.82%) Front Office
6 11 (4.42%) Banking
7 10 (4.02%) Back Office
8 7 (2.81%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.61%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.20%) Electronics
11 2 (0.80%) Games
11 2 (0.80%) Legal
12 1 (0.40%) Local Government
12 1 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 43 (17.27%) Developer
2 40 (16.06%) Test Engineer
3 36 (14.46%) Test Automation Engineer
4 35 (14.06%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 35 (14.06%) Senior Test Engineer
5 23 (9.24%) Consultant
6 17 (6.83%) Network Engineer
7 16 (6.43%) Analyst
8 13 (5.22%) Java Developer
9 12 (4.82%) Architect
9 12 (4.82%) C# Developer
10 11 (4.42%) SQL Developer
11 10 (4.02%) Team Leader
12 9 (3.61%) .NET Developer
12 9 (3.61%) Development Analyst
12 9 (3.61%) Operations Analyst
12 9 (3.61%) Security Consultant
13 8 (3.21%) Technical Consultant
14 7 (2.81%) Cisco Consultant
14 7 (2.81%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (22.49%) Web Services
2 42 (16.87%) REST
3 18 (7.23%) WCF
4 12 (4.82%) .NET
5 11 (4.42%) XML
6 9 (3.61%) HTML
6 9 (3.61%) Spring
7 8 (3.21%) Node.js
7 8 (3.21%) React
8 7 (2.81%) CSS
8 7 (2.81%) Elastic Stack
8 7 (2.81%) Sass
9 6 (2.41%) ASP.NET
9 6 (2.41%) Redux
9 6 (2.41%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (2.01%) AngularJS
10 5 (2.01%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (2.01%) HTML5
10 5 (2.01%) Kafka
10 5 (2.01%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 45 (18.07%) Algorithms
2 36 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (10.04%) Self-Motivation
4 24 (9.64%) Data Centre
5 20 (8.03%) Life Science
6 16 (6.43%) LIMS
7 12 (4.82%) Equities
7 12 (4.82%) NHS
8 9 (3.61%) Hedge funds
9 8 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (2.41%) Photography
11 5 (2.01%) Management Information System
11 5 (2.01%) User Experience
12 3 (1.20%) Clustering
13 2 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.80%) Reinsurance
13 2 (0.80%) SystemC
14 1 (0.40%) Cyberthreat
14 1 (0.40%) Fintech
14 1 (0.40%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.65%) Windows
2 28 (11.24%) Windows Server
3 21 (8.43%) Linux
4 19 (7.63%) Unix
5 8 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.81%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.81%) Windows 8
6 7 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.41%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.40%) AIX
8 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.40%) SUSE
8 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (28.11%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (27.31%) Test Automation
3 59 (23.69%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (19.28%) Mentoring
5 43 (17.27%) Problem-Solving
6 42 (16.87%) B2B
7 40 (16.06%) Coaching
7 40 (16.06%) Conversational UI
7 40 (16.06%) Exploratory Testing
8 38 (15.26%) Scrum
9 36 (14.46%) TDD
10 29 (11.65%) Analytics
11 27 (10.84%) IT Strategy
12 23 (9.24%) Data Modelling
12 23 (9.24%) DevOps
13 21 (8.43%) Bioinformatics
13 21 (8.43%) Data Analysis
13 21 (8.43%) Time Management
14 19 (7.63%) Biology
15 18 (7.23%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 68 (27.31%) SQL
2 36 (14.46%) C#
3 25 (10.04%) Python
4 23 (9.24%) Java
5 22 (8.84%) JavaScript
6 15 (6.02%) C++
7 14 (5.62%) T-SQL
8 13 (5.22%) VBA
9 11 (4.42%) Elixir
9 11 (4.42%) R
10 10 (4.02%) Scala
11 7 (2.81%) Go
12 6 (2.41%) C
12 6 (2.41%) Ruby
13 5 (2.01%) Erlang
13 5 (2.01%) Java 8
13 5 (2.01%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.61%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.20%) Perl
16 2 (0.80%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (12.45%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (11.24%) CCNP
3 26 (10.44%) Degree
4 15 (6.02%) CCNA
5 12 (4.82%) CCIE
5 12 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (4.42%) MCSA
6 11 (4.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (4.02%) MCSE
8 8 (3.21%) MCITP
9 5 (2.01%) AWS Certification
9 5 (2.01%) PMP
10 4 (1.61%) CCDP
10 4 (1.61%) PhD
11 2 (0.80%) CCDA
11 2 (0.80%) CCSA
11 2 (0.80%) CISSP
11 2 (0.80%) ISEB
11 2 (0.80%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.21%) PMO
1 8 (3.21%) QA
2 7 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.41%) GDPR
4 2 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.80%) SLA
5 1 (0.40%) COBIT
5 1 (0.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (7.63%) Docker
2 13 (5.22%) Lustre
3 12 (4.82%) Active Directory
3 12 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (2.01%) VMware NSX
5 3 (1.20%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (8.43%) Cisco Prime
2 11 (4.42%) Terraform
3 10 (4.02%) Kubernetes
4 6 (2.41%) SCCM
4 6 (2.41%) WSUS
5 5 (2.01%) Stealthwatch
6 4 (1.61%) Ansible
7 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.20%) SCOM
7 3 (1.20%) TrustSec
8 2 (0.80%) CASB
8 2 (0.80%) Kibana
8 2 (0.80%) logstash
8 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.80%) Puppet
8 2 (0.80%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.40%) Grafana
9 1 (0.40%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 34 (13.65%) Cisco
2 32 (12.85%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.03%) Tableau
4 17 (6.83%) CheckPoint
4 17 (6.83%) VMware
5 15 (6.02%) Palo Alto
6 13 (5.22%) SolarWinds
7 9 (3.61%) Informatica
7 9 (3.61%) Oracle
8 8 (3.21%) HP
9 7 (2.81%) F5
9 7 (2.81%) Google
10 6 (2.41%) Juniper
10 6 (2.41%) Nimble Storage
10 6 (2.41%) SAP
10 6 (2.41%) SonicWALL
11 5 (2.01%) IBM
11 5 (2.01%) Infoblox
11 5 (2.01%) IronPort
11 5 (2.01%) NetApp