Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Distributed interNet Applications (DNA)
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 661 857 1009
Rank change year-on-year +196 +152 +72
Permanent jobs citing DNA 382 263 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 124 144 136
UK median annual salary £50,000 £58,750 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.89% +14.63% -2.38%
10th Percentile £33,125 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £80,175 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 111,974 138,725 162,487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.91% 92.20% 92.21%
Number of salaries quoted 88,789 109,467 132,239
UK median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,782 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 23 February 2020.

Salary histogram for DNA in the UK

DNA
Top 15 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 23 February 2020. 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 +193 344 £45,000 -21.40% 57
London +233 218 £44,095 -41.21% 30
UK excluding London +52 138 £50,000 - 32
North of England +131 79 £42,500 -32.00% 8
Yorkshire +101 60 £45,000 +28.57% 5
South East +39 25 £50,000 -12.28% 5
North West +58 19 £41,250 -34.00% 3
Midlands +9 10 £42,750 -14.50% 9
West Midlands +6 6 £38,750 -22.50% 4
South West -24 6 £72,500 - 1
East of England +42 5 £85,000 +77.93% 4
Isle of Man - 5 - -
East Midlands +27 4 £42,750 - 5
Wales - 4 £50,000 - 5
Scotland - 4 £62,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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.

1 218 (57.07%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (39.53%) DevOps
3 132 (34.55%) Business Analysis
4 124 (32.46%) Continuous Delivery
5 111 (29.06%) Software Testing
6 98 (25.65%) Test Automation
7 96 (25.13%) Finance
8 92 (24.08%) Creative Thinking
9 79 (20.68%) Scrum
10 76 (19.90%) JIRA
11 69 (18.06%) User Acceptance Testing
11 69 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 68 (17.80%) Functional Testing
13 67 (17.54%) BDD
14 66 (17.28%) Software Engineering
15 65 (17.02%) API Testing
16 64 (16.75%) Mentoring
17 61 (15.97%) Cucumber
17 61 (15.97%) TDD
18 60 (15.71%) Selenium
18 60 (15.71%) Kanban
19 57 (14.92%) Java
19 57 (14.92%) Problem-Solving
20 53 (13.87%) SoapUI
21 52 (13.61%) Microsoft
22 50 (13.09%) DSDM
22 50 (13.09%) JMeter
22 50 (13.09%) Degree
23 47 (12.30%) Presales
24 46 (12.04%) Project Delivery

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 13 (3.40%) Apache Spark
2 11 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.09%) Apache
4 7 (1.83%) CMS
5 4 (1.05%) Confluence
5 4 (1.05%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.79%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.52%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (3.40%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.09%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.26%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (1.31%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (1.05%) R3 Corda
3 3 (0.79%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.79%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (10.47%) Office 365
2 29 (7.59%) Azure
3 26 (6.81%) AWS
4 22 (5.76%) G Suite
5 8 (2.09%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (2.09%) GitHub
6 7 (1.83%) Serverless
7 5 (1.31%) Data Lake Analytics
7 5 (1.31%) GCP
7 5 (1.31%) IaaS
7 5 (1.31%) PaaS
7 5 (1.31%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.79%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.52%) Azure Functions
10 2 (0.52%) SaaS
10 2 (0.52%) ZenHub
11 1 (0.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 40 (10.47%) Wireless
2 34 (8.90%) Firewall
3 32 (8.38%) Cisco ASA
3 32 (8.38%) Cisco Wireless
4 31 (8.12%) Cisco Firepower
5 29 (7.59%) Cisco ISE
6 24 (6.28%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (4.19%) Network Security
8 13 (3.40%) LAN
9 11 (2.88%) Broadband
9 11 (2.88%) WAN
10 10 (2.62%) Unified Communications
11 9 (2.36%) Internet
11 9 (2.36%) VPN
12 8 (2.09%) DHCP
12 8 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (2.09%) WLAN
13 7 (1.83%) Ethernet
14 6 (1.57%) DNS
15 5 (1.31%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.71%) Big Data
2 10 (2.62%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (2.36%) Hadoop
3 9 (2.36%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.09%) Apache Hive
4 8 (2.09%) HBase
4 8 (2.09%) NoSQL
5 7 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.31%) Apache Accumulo
6 5 (1.31%) Apache Kudu
6 5 (1.31%) Data Lake
6 5 (1.31%) Power BI
6 5 (1.31%) QlikView
7 3 (0.79%) Blockchain
7 3 (0.79%) Mahout
7 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 76 (19.90%) JIRA
2 61 (15.97%) Cucumber
3 60 (15.71%) Selenium
4 53 (13.87%) SoapUI
5 50 (13.09%) JMeter
6 37 (9.69%) LoadRunner
6 37 (9.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (7.59%) Jenkins
8 23 (6.02%) Git (software)
9 13 (3.40%) Appium
9 13 (3.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (3.40%) Buildbot
9 13 (3.40%) Gatling
9 13 (3.40%) NeoLoad
9 13 (3.40%) Ranorex
9 13 (3.40%) WATIR
9 13 (3.40%) WebLOAD
10 10 (2.62%) Visual Studio
11 9 (2.36%) Maven
12 5 (1.31%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 96 (25.13%) Finance
2 23 (6.02%) Marketing
3 20 (5.24%) Telecoms
4 18 (4.71%) Banking
5 12 (3.14%) Games
5 12 (3.14%) German Language
6 10 (2.62%) Public Sector
6 10 (2.62%) Retail
7 6 (1.57%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.31%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.31%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.31%) Military
9 4 (1.05%) Brand Awareness
9 4 (1.05%) Local Government
9 4 (1.05%) Publishing
10 2 (0.52%) Back Office
10 2 (0.52%) Legal
11 1 (0.26%) Law
11 1 (0.26%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.26%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 76 (19.90%) Consultant
2 60 (15.71%) Developer
3 54 (14.14%) Senior Consultant
4 50 (13.09%) Analyst
5 38 (9.95%) Agile Test Manager
5 38 (9.95%) Test Leader
5 38 (9.95%) Test Manager
6 37 (9.69%) Senior Test Consultant
6 37 (9.69%) Test Consultant
7 25 (6.54%) Cisco Consultant
8 24 (6.28%) Test Analyst
9 20 (5.24%) Data Centre Consultant
10 19 (4.97%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 19 (4.97%) Delivery Manager
11 18 (4.71%) Data Consultant
12 17 (4.45%) Architect
12 17 (4.45%) Lead Developer
12 17 (4.45%) Senior Cisco Consultant
13 16 (4.19%) Agile Test Analyst
14 13 (3.40%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.76%) Web Services
2 19 (4.97%) HTML
3 17 (4.45%) .NET
4 15 (3.93%) CSS
5 13 (3.40%) ASP.NET
6 10 (2.62%) AngularJS
6 10 (2.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (2.62%) jQuery
6 10 (2.62%) Node.js
6 10 (2.62%) REST
7 9 (2.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (2.36%) XML
8 8 (2.09%) Middleware
8 8 (2.09%) RESTful
8 8 (2.09%) SOAP
9 7 (1.83%) .NET Core
9 7 (1.83%) JSON
9 7 (1.83%) React
9 7 (1.83%) Sass
10 6 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.16%) Data Centre
2 29 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.59%) Virtual Team
3 22 (5.76%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (4.71%) User Experience
5 17 (4.45%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.09%) Robotics
7 7 (1.83%) Fibre Optics
7 7 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (1.83%) Renewable Energy
8 6 (1.57%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.57%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.31%) iPad
9 5 (1.31%) iPhone
9 5 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.05%) Blog
11 3 (0.79%) Derivative
11 3 (0.79%) Market Risk
11 3 (0.79%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.79%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.24%) Windows
2 18 (4.71%) Linux
3 10 (2.62%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.31%) Unix
5 4 (1.05%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.05%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (57.07%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (39.53%) DevOps
3 132 (34.55%) Business Analysis
4 124 (32.46%) Continuous Delivery
5 111 (29.06%) Software Testing
6 98 (25.65%) Test Automation
7 92 (24.08%) Creative Thinking
8 79 (20.68%) Scrum
9 69 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 69 (18.06%) User Acceptance Testing
10 68 (17.80%) Functional Testing
11 67 (17.54%) BDD
12 66 (17.28%) Software Engineering
13 65 (17.02%) API Testing
14 64 (16.75%) Mentoring
15 61 (15.97%) TDD
16 60 (15.71%) Kanban
17 57 (14.92%) Problem-Solving
18 50 (13.09%) DSDM
19 47 (12.30%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 57 (14.92%) Java
2 43 (11.26%) C#
3 42 (10.99%) SQL
4 40 (10.47%) JavaScript
5 34 (8.90%) Python
6 22 (5.76%) Scala
7 20 (5.24%) C++
8 19 (4.97%) PowerShell
9 16 (4.19%) PHP
10 14 (3.66%) C
10 14 (3.66%) TypeScript
11 13 (3.40%) Ruby
12 8 (2.09%) Java 8
13 7 (1.83%) ES6
14 5 (1.31%) Fortran
14 5 (1.31%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.31%) VBScript
15 4 (1.05%) VB
16 3 (0.79%) Haskell
16 3 (0.79%) SHACL
Qualifications
1 50 (13.09%) Degree
2 44 (11.52%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (10.21%) CCNP
4 15 (3.93%) CCNA
5 11 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (2.88%) MBA
6 10 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (2.09%) Master's Degree
8 6 (1.57%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (1.31%) TOGAF Certification
10 4 (1.05%) CCIE
10 4 (1.05%) CISA
10 4 (1.05%) CISM
10 4 (1.05%) CISSP
10 4 (1.05%) DBS Check
10 4 (1.05%) JNCIA
11 3 (0.79%) CCDA
11 3 (0.79%) CRISC
11 3 (0.79%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.76%) QA
2 7 (1.83%) SLA
3 5 (1.31%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.05%) COBIT
4 4 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.05%) NIST
5 2 (0.52%) PMO
6 1 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.26%) GDPR
6 1 (0.26%) NCSC
System Software
1 21 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.24%) Docker
3 12 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.62%) XenApp
5 9 (2.36%) XenDesktop
6 7 (1.83%) Apache Flume
6 7 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.79%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 37 (9.69%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (6.81%) Cisco Prime
3 22 (5.76%) Stealthwatch
4 16 (4.19%) SCCM
5 9 (2.36%) Ansible
6 5 (1.31%) AppDNA
6 5 (1.31%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (1.31%) Kubernetes
7 4 (1.05%) Marathon
7 4 (1.05%) Mesos
7 4 (1.05%) Packer
7 4 (1.05%) Puppet
7 4 (1.05%) Terraform
8 3 (0.79%) Cisco CME
8 3 (0.79%) Oozie
9 2 (0.52%) Grafana
9 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.52%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.52%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 52 (13.61%) Microsoft
2 43 (11.26%) Cisco
3 37 (9.69%) HP
4 27 (7.07%) Google
4 27 (7.07%) Meraki
5 24 (6.28%) Palo Alto
6 22 (5.76%) CheckPoint
6 22 (5.76%) Juniper
7 18 (4.71%) IronPort
8 16 (4.19%) Citrix
9 13 (3.40%) VMware
10 11 (2.88%) Openreach
10 11 (2.88%) Virgin Media
11 9 (2.36%) F5
12 8 (2.09%) NetApp
13 6 (1.57%) Bloomberg
13 6 (1.57%) Oracle
13 6 (1.57%) Reuters
13 6 (1.57%) Wyse
14 5 (1.31%) ATG