Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for DSDM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DSDM over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 780 688 761
Rank change year-on-year -92 +73 -15
Permanent jobs citing DSDM 444 611 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.32% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.36% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 332 549 498
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £45,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%

DSDM 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 162655 168863 192975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.39% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 128479 140408 158967
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

DSDM
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for DSDM in the UK

DSDM
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for DSDM in the UK

DSDM
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DSDM over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DSDM in the UK

DSDM
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DSDM within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -107 402 £55,000 -3.51% 33
UK excluding London +1 355 £55,000 - 30
North of England +47 222 £55,000 - 19
Yorkshire +51 135 £55,000 - 11
North West +8 86 £55,000 - 7
London -123 75 £70,000 +7.69% 7
Midlands +40 42 £55,000 -12.00% 3
South West -17 38 £52,500 -16.00% 3
East Midlands +34 27 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Scotland +4 26 £56,250 +2.27% 3
West Midlands +24 14 £51,500 -9.65% 2
East of England -24 13 £50,000 +6.56%
South East +22 12 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Wales +14 2 £45,500 -4.21% 1
North East +7 1 £50,000 +49.25% 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing DSDM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for DSDM.

1 427 (96.17%) Agile Software Development
2 367 (82.66%) Scrum
3 243 (54.73%) RUP
4 197 (44.37%) SQL
4 197 (44.37%) Continuous Integration
5 153 (34.46%) Java
6 152 (34.23%) UML
7 146 (32.88%) Finance
8 145 (32.66%) Software Engineering
9 142 (31.98%) Python
10 133 (29.95%) Ruby
11 131 (29.50%) Oracle
12 125 (28.15%) OO
13 119 (26.80%) DevOps
14 118 (26.58%) TDD
14 118 (26.58%) Puppet
15 117 (26.35%) Opscode Chef
16 115 (25.90%) Bash Shell
16 115 (25.90%) Kanban
17 114 (25.68%) C#
18 108 (24.32%) .NET
18 108 (24.32%) Web Services
19 97 (21.85%) Use Case
20 96 (21.62%) Linux
21 94 (21.17%) Test Automation
22 92 (20.72%) C++
23 90 (20.27%) JavaScript
24 88 (19.82%) HTML
24 88 (19.82%) Cobbler
25 87 (19.59%) XML

DSDM
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 69 (15.54%) OpenStack
2 64 (14.41%) JBoss
3 61 (13.74%) WebLogic
4 53 (11.94%) CloudStack
5 51 (11.49%) Tomcat
6 48 (10.81%) Jetty
7 47 (10.59%) WebSphere
8 20 (4.50%) Apache Spark
8 20 (4.50%) Elasticsearch
8 20 (4.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 19 (4.28%) WebSphere Application Server
10 17 (3.83%) Apache Solr
11 11 (2.48%) IIS
12 9 (2.03%) Tornado
13 8 (1.80%) SharePoint
14 7 (1.58%) CMS
15 5 (1.13%) Confluence
16 3 (0.68%) Apache
16 3 (0.68%) GlassFish
16 3 (0.68%) WildFly
Applications
1 22 (4.95%) MS Visio
2 21 (4.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.23%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (0.68%) Unica
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 56 (12.61%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.28%) G Suite
3 19 (4.28%) Office 365
4 16 (3.60%) Slack
5 6 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.13%) npm
7 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.45%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.45%) IaaS
7 2 (0.45%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.45%) PaaS
7 2 (0.45%) Route 53
7 2 (0.45%) Serverless
7 2 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.31%) AMQP
2 21 (4.73%) Firewall
3 2 (0.45%) HTTP
3 2 (0.45%) SSL
3 2 (0.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.45%) VPN
4 1 (0.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (15.09%) NoSQL
2 57 (12.84%) MongoDB
3 55 (12.39%) Hadoop
3 55 (12.39%) SQL Server
4 51 (11.49%) Redis
5 50 (11.26%) Couchbase
5 50 (11.26%) Riak
6 34 (7.66%) MySQL
7 32 (7.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 25 (5.63%) Big Data
9 22 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (4.28%) SQL Server 2005
11 17 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.23%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 72 (16.22%) Selenium
2 69 (15.54%) MSTest
2 69 (15.54%) NUnit
3 62 (13.96%) Jenkins
4 56 (12.61%) Cucumber
5 33 (7.43%) Git (software)
6 32 (7.21%) Vagrant
7 30 (6.76%) FitNesse
8 26 (5.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 26 (5.86%) SoapUI
9 25 (5.63%) Subversion
10 24 (5.41%) Appium
10 24 (5.41%) Buildbot
10 24 (5.41%) JBehave
10 24 (5.41%) Ranorex
11 19 (4.28%) JUnit
12 17 (3.83%) JMeter
12 17 (3.83%) TeamCity
13 13 (2.93%) Gatling
13 13 (2.93%) JIRA
General
1 146 (32.88%) Finance
2 46 (10.36%) Retail
3 30 (6.76%) Banking
4 10 (2.25%) Investment Banking
4 10 (2.25%) Marketing
4 10 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.58%) Law
5 7 (1.58%) Retail Banking
6 4 (0.90%) Back Office
7 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.45%) Billing
8 2 (0.45%) Front Office
8 2 (0.45%) Legal
9 1 (0.23%) Advertising
9 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 83 (18.69%) Developer
2 70 (15.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 62 (13.96%) Analyst
3 62 (13.96%) Platform Engineer
4 61 (13.74%) Software Engineer
5 48 (10.81%) .NET Software Engineer
5 48 (10.81%) C# Software Engineer
6 47 (10.59%) Business Analyst
7 44 (9.91%) Senior Developer
8 42 (9.46%) Java Developer
9 41 (9.23%) Project Manager
10 37 (8.33%) Architect
11 28 (6.31%) Consultant
12 23 (5.18%) Software Developer
13 21 (4.73%) Agile Developer
13 21 (4.73%) Senior Agile Developer
14 20 (4.50%) C# Developer
14 20 (4.50%) Senior C# Developer
14 20 (4.50%) Senior SQL Developer
14 20 (4.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (24.32%) .NET
1 108 (24.32%) Web Services
2 88 (19.82%) HTML
3 87 (19.59%) XML
4 78 (17.57%) SOAP
5 72 (16.22%) ASP.NET
6 71 (15.99%) RESTful
6 71 (15.99%) WCF
7 67 (15.09%) CSS
7 67 (15.09%) jQuery
8 61 (13.74%) XSLT
9 60 (13.51%) LINQ
9 60 (13.51%) Silverlight
9 60 (13.51%) WF
9 60 (13.51%) WPF
10 54 (12.16%) Spring
11 32 (7.21%) Hibernate
12 31 (6.98%) JMS
13 29 (6.53%) AngularJS
14 28 (6.31%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.56%) Enterprise Software
2 29 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.95%) Client/Server
4 17 (3.83%) PMI
5 11 (2.48%) User Experience
6 10 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (2.25%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.58%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (1.58%) Handset
7 7 (1.58%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.68%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.68%) Social Media
9 2 (0.45%) AS400
9 2 (0.45%) Blog
9 2 (0.45%) CESG
9 2 (0.45%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.45%) Fintech
9 2 (0.45%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 96 (21.62%) Linux
2 70 (15.77%) Unix
3 42 (9.46%) Windows
4 18 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (3.38%) Android
6 14 (3.15%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.13%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.68%) CentOS
9 2 (0.45%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (96.17%) Agile Software Development
2 367 (82.66%) Scrum
3 243 (54.73%) RUP
4 197 (44.37%) Continuous Integration
5 152 (34.23%) UML
6 145 (32.66%) Software Engineering
7 125 (28.15%) OO
8 119 (26.80%) DevOps
9 118 (26.58%) TDD
10 115 (25.90%) Kanban
11 97 (21.85%) Use Case
12 94 (21.17%) Test Automation
13 82 (18.47%) Project Management
13 82 (18.47%) Waterfall
14 73 (16.44%) Configuration Management
15 62 (13.96%) BDD
16 60 (13.51%) MVVM
17 52 (11.71%) Mentoring
18 50 (11.26%) PRINCE2
18 50 (11.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 197 (44.37%) SQL
2 153 (34.46%) Java
3 142 (31.98%) Python
4 133 (29.95%) Ruby
5 115 (25.90%) Bash Shell
6 114 (25.68%) C#
7 92 (20.72%) C++
8 90 (20.27%) JavaScript
9 78 (17.57%) T-SQL
10 71 (15.99%) Shell Script
11 64 (14.41%) PL/SQL
12 43 (9.68%) Scala
13 38 (8.56%) C
14 37 (8.33%) PHP
15 16 (3.60%) Perl
16 15 (3.38%) Go
17 12 (2.70%) Groovy
18 9 (2.03%) VB
19 8 (1.80%) Clojure
20 5 (1.13%) ES6
Qualifications
1 31 (6.98%) Degree
1 31 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 27 (6.08%) ISEB
3 21 (4.73%) SC Cleared
4 17 (3.83%) PMI Certification
5 16 (3.60%) DV Cleared
5 16 (3.60%) PMP
6 11 (2.48%) APMG
6 11 (2.48%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.58%) APMP
7 7 (1.58%) CEH
7 7 (1.58%) MCSA
7 7 (1.58%) MCSE
7 7 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.90%) PgMP
11 2 (0.45%) CESG Certified Professional
12 1 (0.23%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.56%) QA
2 20 (4.50%) PMO
3 11 (2.48%) PMBOK
4 8 (1.80%) ISO 9001
4 8 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (0.90%) GDPR
6 3 (0.68%) GMP
6 3 (0.68%) MiFID
System Software
1 53 (11.94%) vSphere
1 53 (11.94%) Xen
1 53 (11.94%) XenServer
2 42 (9.46%) Docker
3 4 (0.90%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.45%) GlusterFS
4 2 (0.45%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 118 (26.58%) Puppet
2 117 (26.35%) Opscode Chef
3 88 (19.82%) Cobbler
4 64 (14.41%) Ansible
4 64 (14.41%) Tivoli
5 22 (4.95%) Salt
6 18 (4.05%) Terraform
7 17 (3.83%) Kibana
7 17 (3.83%) logstash
8 5 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.90%) SCCM
10 2 (0.45%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.45%) Nagios
10 2 (0.45%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 131 (29.50%) Oracle
2 68 (15.32%) Microsoft
3 66 (14.86%) EnterpriseDB
4 30 (6.76%) Google
5 22 (4.95%) TIBCO
6 19 (4.28%) IBM
7 18 (4.05%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.58%) Rackspace
9 4 (0.90%) HP
9 4 (0.90%) Informatica
10 3 (0.68%) CA
10 3 (0.68%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (0.68%) SAP
11 2 (0.45%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.45%) New Relic
11 2 (0.45%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.23%) Apple
12 1 (0.23%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.23%) Cognos
12 1 (0.23%) Tableau