Period
to 16 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Inclusion and Diversity in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Inclusion and Diversity over the 6 months to 16 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Inclusion and Diversity
UK
6 months to
16 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 186 492 432
Rank change year-on-year +306 -60 +402
Permanent jobs citing Inclusion and Diversity 2,376 228 989
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.96% 0.44% 0.70%
As % of the General category 3.38% 0.85% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 767 77 223
10th Percentile £29,766 £31,080 £31,151
25th Percentile £37,500 £32,805 £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,295 £42,000 £46,024
Median % change year-on-year +24.51% -8.74% -6.23%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,499 £66,875
90th Percentile £81,750 £83,300 £85,950
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £41,500 £42,189
% change year-on-year +20.48% -1.63% -9.19%

Inclusion and Diversity is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 70,363 26,897 78,624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 58.06% 52.16% 55.79%
Number of salaries quoted 43,401 21,325 59,819
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,500 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,491 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +9.52% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £96,250 £89,995
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Inclusion and Diversity
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Inclusion and Diversity as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Inclusion and Diversity in the UK

Inclusion and Diversity
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Inclusion and Diversity.

Salary trend for Inclusion and Diversity in the UK

Inclusion and Diversity
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Inclusion and Diversity over the 6 months to 16 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Inclusion and Diversity in the UK

Inclusion and Diversity
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Inclusion and Diversity within the UK over the 6 months to 16 September 2021. 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 +315 1,960 £54,481 +29.35% 235
UK excluding London +276 1,369 £50,000 +20.48% 231
London +139 761 £57,500 -17.86% 67
South East +176 599 £60,000 +23.41% 41
Work from Home -31 370 £52,986 +27.52% 27
Scotland +38 176 £47,500 -0.16% 55
East of England +54 166 £32,495 +1.08% 17
North of England +38 159 £47,500 -27.48% 61
Midlands -1 132 £52,295 +47.04% 28
South West -7 115 £52,986 +27.68% 21
North West +20 107 £46,250 - 36
West Midlands -18 91 £50,807 +42.85% 24
East Midlands - 41 £65,000 - 4
Yorkshire -72 38 £47,500 -27.48% 18
Wales - 21 £50,000 - 7
North East - 14 £45,000 - 7
Northern Ireland -57 3 - - 1

For the 6 months to 16 September 2021, IT jobs citing Inclusion and Diversity 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 Inclusion and Diversity.

1 1,185 (49.87%) Agile Software Development
2 864 (36.36%) Finance
3 763 (32.11%) Software Engineering
4 747 (31.44%) Social Skills
5 740 (31.14%) Degree
6 719 (30.26%) Java
7 717 (30.18%) AWS
8 638 (26.85%) Law
9 571 (24.03%) Banking
10 555 (23.36%) React
11 551 (23.19%) DevOps
12 542 (22.81%) Python
13 524 (22.05%) Microservices
14 505 (21.25%) Computer Science
15 503 (21.17%) Linux
16 447 (18.81%) Jenkins
17 439 (18.48%) JavaScript
18 434 (18.27%) Scrum
19 413 (17.38%) Full Stack Development
20 411 (17.30%) Spring
20 411 (17.30%) Azure
21 408 (17.17%) AngularJS
22 389 (16.37%) Ansible
23 388 (16.33%) Mentoring
24 387 (16.29%) TDD
25 383 (16.12%) Git (software)
25 383 (16.12%) Kafka
26 381 (16.04%) Node.js
26 381 (16.04%) Digital Banking
27 337 (14.18%) GitHub

Inclusion and Diversity
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
1 282 (11.87%) Apache Spark
2 230 (9.68%) GemFire
3 205 (8.63%) Apache
4 92 (3.87%) Elasticsearch
5 86 (3.62%) Cloud Foundry
6 28 (1.18%) SharePoint
7 23 (0.97%) Confluence
8 19 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 19 (0.80%) Jupyter
9 17 (0.72%) JBoss
9 17 (0.72%) WordPress
10 15 (0.63%) SAS
11 11 (0.46%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.42%) Ethereum
12 10 (0.42%) Hyperledger
12 10 (0.42%) nginx
13 8 (0.34%) CMS
13 8 (0.34%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.25%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 67 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 64 (2.69%) Microsoft Office
3 34 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.38%) Oracle Smart View
6 6 (0.25%) InVision
7 5 (0.21%) Simulink
8 4 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
8 4 (0.17%) Windchill
9 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.13%) Figma
9 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.084%) Mingle
10 2 (0.084%) ProjectWise
10 2 (0.084%) Sketch
11 1 (0.042%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.042%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 64 (2.69%) Oracle ERP
2 26 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
3 25 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
4 22 (0.93%) Magento
5 18 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
6 15 (0.63%) Distributed Ledger
7 10 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
7 10 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
7 10 (0.42%) R3 Corda
8 8 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
9 7 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
9 7 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
9 7 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
9 7 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
9 7 (0.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 5 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HCM
11 3 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 2 (0.084%) ResourceLink
12 2 (0.084%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 717 (30.18%) AWS
2 411 (17.30%) Azure
3 337 (14.18%) GitHub
4 290 (12.21%) GCP
5 183 (7.70%) Amazon Kinesis
6 92 (3.87%) SaaS
6 92 (3.87%) Serverless
7 89 (3.75%) PaaS
8 62 (2.61%) Microsoft 365
9 52 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
10 50 (2.10%) OpenShift
11 49 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
12 46 (1.94%) AWS Lambda
13 45 (1.89%) Amazon S3
14 39 (1.64%) Power Platform
15 27 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
15 27 (1.14%) GitHub Actions
16 24 (1.01%) npm
17 21 (0.88%) Azure Functions
18 20 (0.84%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 56 (2.36%) HTTP
2 44 (1.85%) Broadband
3 40 (1.68%) VPN
4 35 (1.47%) Calico
5 34 (1.43%) DNS
6 31 (1.30%) Firewall
7 30 (1.26%) DHCP
8 26 (1.09%) TCP/IP
9 24 (1.01%) Network Security
10 20 (0.84%) LAN
11 19 (0.80%) Ethernet
12 18 (0.76%) PPP
13 17 (0.72%) Skype
14 16 (0.67%) WAN
15 15 (0.63%) Internet
16 9 (0.38%) Wireless
17 7 (0.29%) SAN
18 6 (0.25%) Tactical Data Link
19 5 (0.21%) Intranet
19 5 (0.21%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (12.25%) PostgreSQL
2 264 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 262 (11.03%) NoSQL
4 240 (10.10%) HBase
5 237 (9.97%) Big Data
6 232 (9.76%) MariaDB
7 224 (9.43%) Redis
8 113 (4.76%) Hadoop
9 93 (3.91%) SQL Server
10 76 (3.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 59 (2.48%) MongoDB
12 36 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
13 35 (1.47%) Tableau
14 31 (1.30%) MySQL
15 29 (1.22%) Apache Hive
16 28 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
17 23 (0.97%) GIS
18 22 (0.93%) Blockchain
19 19 (0.80%) Hazelcast
19 19 (0.80%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 447 (18.81%) Jenkins
2 383 (16.12%) Git (software)
3 324 (13.64%) Cucumber
4 264 (11.11%) Cypress.io
5 250 (10.52%) Protractor
6 245 (10.31%) Gradle
7 241 (10.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 238 (10.02%) JUnit
9 228 (9.60%) Storybook
10 202 (8.50%) Mockito
11 189 (7.95%) IntelliJ
12 188 (7.91%) Eclipse
13 138 (5.81%) Artifactory
14 97 (4.08%) GitLab
15 92 (3.87%) SonarQube
16 91 (3.83%) Selenium
17 77 (3.24%) JIRA
18 49 (2.06%) gulp
19 47 (1.98%) Bitbucket
20 37 (1.56%) webpack
General
1 864 (36.36%) Finance
2 747 (31.44%) Social Skills
3 638 (26.85%) Law
4 571 (24.03%) Banking
5 222 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
6 150 (6.31%) Presentation Skills
7 136 (5.72%) Marketing
8 130 (5.47%) Games
9 129 (5.43%) Public Sector
10 98 (4.12%) Retail
11 86 (3.62%) Aerospace
12 60 (2.53%) Wearables
13 57 (2.40%) Influencing Skills
14 53 (2.23%) Organisational Skills
15 43 (1.81%) Legal
16 37 (1.56%) Advertising
17 34 (1.43%) Financial Institution
18 32 (1.35%) Military
19 30 (1.26%) Manufacturing
20 23 (0.97%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 511 (21.51%) Developer
2 449 (18.90%) Software Engineer
3 189 (7.95%) Principal Engineer
4 159 (6.69%) Principal Software Engineer
5 152 (6.40%) Senior Software Engineer
6 143 (6.02%) Software Developer
7 141 (5.93%) Analyst
8 140 (5.89%) Architect
9 129 (5.43%) Java Developer
10 118 (4.97%) Senior Developer
11 96 (4.04%) Consultant
12 89 (3.75%) Lead Developer
13 85 (3.58%) Lead Software Engineer
14 73 (3.07%) DevOps Engineer
14 73 (3.07%) Lead Software Developer
15 62 (2.61%) Full Stack Developer
16 61 (2.57%) Project Manager
17 60 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
18 49 (2.06%) Trainer
19 45 (1.89%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 555 (23.36%) React
2 411 (17.30%) Spring
3 408 (17.17%) AngularJS
4 383 (16.12%) Kafka
5 381 (16.04%) Node.js
6 323 (13.59%) CSS
7 306 (12.88%) RESTful
8 286 (12.04%) RabbitMQ
9 277 (11.66%) Redux
10 233 (9.81%) WireMock
11 223 (9.39%) JSON
12 222 (9.34%) Express
13 220 (9.26%) Tailwind CSS
14 216 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 203 (8.54%) Play Framework
16 199 (8.38%) .NET
17 193 (8.12%) Spark Streaming
18 173 (7.28%) Web Services
19 153 (6.44%) Spring Boot
20 150 (6.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 296 (12.46%) User Experience
2 221 (9.30%) Self-Motivation
3 197 (8.29%) Linux Command Line
4 183 (7.70%) Management Information System
5 177 (7.45%) Life Science
6 105 (4.42%) Algorithms
7 73 (3.07%) Virtual Team
8 65 (2.74%) Mobile App
8 65 (2.74%) Smartphone
9 61 (2.57%) Social Media
10 59 (2.48%) Cloud Native
11 52 (2.19%) Public Cloud
12 51 (2.15%) Data Structures
13 49 (2.06%) Data Centre
13 49 (2.06%) iPhone
14 45 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
15 31 (1.30%) Blog
15 31 (1.30%) Social Network
16 22 (0.93%) BBC
16 22 (0.93%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 503 (21.17%) Linux
2 310 (13.05%) Unix
3 117 (4.92%) Windows
4 111 (4.67%) Android
5 62 (2.61%) Apple iOS
6 26 (1.09%) Mac OS
7 24 (1.01%) Windows 10
8 23 (0.97%) Windows Server
9 20 (0.84%) Windows 7
9 20 (0.84%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.25%) AIX
11 5 (0.21%) Solaris
12 4 (0.17%) DC/OS
13 3 (0.13%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.084%) Kali Linux
14 2 (0.084%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.042%) CentOS
15 1 (0.042%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.042%) VxWorks
15 1 (0.042%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,185 (49.87%) Agile Software Development
2 763 (32.11%) Software Engineering
3 551 (23.19%) DevOps
4 524 (22.05%) Microservices
5 505 (21.25%) Computer Science
6 434 (18.27%) Scrum
7 413 (17.38%) Full Stack Development
8 388 (16.33%) Mentoring
9 387 (16.29%) TDD
10 381 (16.04%) Digital Banking
11 287 (12.08%) Problem-Solving
12 265 (11.15%) Analytics
13 261 (10.98%) Open Source
14 249 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
15 248 (10.44%) Continuous Improvement
16 243 (10.23%) Test Automation
17 242 (10.19%) BDD
17 242 (10.19%) Validation
18 241 (10.14%) OO
19 237 (9.97%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 719 (30.26%) Java
2 542 (22.81%) Python
3 439 (18.48%) JavaScript
4 334 (14.06%) SQL
5 266 (11.20%) C#
6 249 (10.48%) Groovy
7 232 (9.76%) Shell Script
8 177 (7.45%) TypeScript
9 116 (4.88%) C++
10 88 (3.70%) C
11 78 (3.28%) Bash Shell
12 75 (3.16%) Go
13 48 (2.02%) MATLAB
14 46 (1.94%) Rust
15 42 (1.77%) Scala
16 41 (1.73%) Kotlin
17 38 (1.60%) Apple Swift
18 35 (1.47%) PowerShell
18 35 (1.47%) Ruby
19 26 (1.09%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 740 (31.14%) Degree
2 280 (11.78%) Oracle Certification
3 221 (9.30%) OCP
4 199 (8.38%) Security Cleared
5 118 (4.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 81 (3.41%) SC Cleared
7 50 (2.10%) BPSS Clearance
8 46 (1.94%) Master's Degree
9 40 (1.68%) DV Cleared
9 40 (1.68%) PhD
10 37 (1.56%) DBS Check
11 31 (1.30%) AWS Certification
12 27 (1.14%) CISSP
13 26 (1.09%) CISM
14 20 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
15 17 (0.72%) CRISC
16 15 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
17 14 (0.59%) CISA
18 12 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
19 11 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (6.86%) QA
2 74 (3.11%) SLA
3 71 (2.99%) GDPR
3 71 (2.99%) PSD2
4 44 (1.85%) Accessibility
5 40 (1.68%) Data Quality
6 20 (0.84%) PMO
7 16 (0.67%) NIST
8 14 (0.59%) ITGC
9 9 (0.38%) GRC
10 8 (0.34%) RMADS
11 5 (0.21%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 5 (0.21%) COBIT
11 5 (0.21%) Good Clinical Practice
11 5 (0.21%) HIPAA
12 4 (0.17%) Def Stans
12 4 (0.17%) IEC 61508
12 4 (0.17%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (0.17%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 266 (11.20%) Docker
2 192 (8.08%) HDFS
3 156 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
5 39 (1.64%) Active Directory
6 10 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.25%) Firmware
9 3 (0.13%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.084%) KVM
10 2 (0.084%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.084%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.084%) NFS
10 2 (0.084%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.084%) vSphere
11 1 (0.042%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.042%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 389 (16.37%) Ansible
2 302 (12.71%) Kubernetes
3 201 (8.46%) Terraform
4 168 (7.07%) Opscode Chef
5 81 (3.41%) Puppet
6 68 (2.86%) Prometheus
7 61 (2.57%) Grafana
8 40 (1.68%) Kibana
9 24 (1.01%) BMC PATROL
10 19 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
11 18 (0.76%) Mesos
12 13 (0.55%) Oracle EDQ
13 10 (0.42%) Istio
14 6 (0.25%) SCCM
15 5 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
15 5 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
15 5 (0.21%) HP ALM
16 4 (0.17%) Apache Brooklyn
16 4 (0.17%) Packer
16 4 (0.17%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 289 (12.16%) Microsoft
2 260 (10.94%) Oracle
3 219 (9.22%) VMware
4 216 (9.09%) Okta
5 147 (6.19%) Google
6 45 (1.89%) Apple
7 39 (1.64%) LexisNexis
7 39 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
8 35 (1.47%) Adobe
9 26 (1.09%) YouTube
10 25 (1.05%) SAP
11 24 (1.01%) MuleSoft
11 24 (1.01%) PayPal
12 18 (0.76%) Cisco
13 17 (0.72%) HP
14 15 (0.63%) Atlassian
14 15 (0.63%) IBM
15 14 (0.59%) Cognizant
15 14 (0.59%) Databricks
15 14 (0.59%) Teradata