Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Inclusion and Diversity
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 102 451 408
Rank change year-on-year +349 -43 +214
Permanent jobs citing Inclusion and Diversity 4,116 356 935
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.19% 0.56% 0.74%
As % of the General category 5.37% 1.10% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,579 116 240
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,540 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,625 £36,490 £36,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £51,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.80% +14.44% -10.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £62,240 £62,813
90th Percentile £84,762 £76,250 £85,980
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,112 £49,797 £42,240
% change year-on-year +6.66% +17.89% -13.94%

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 76,621 32,507 69,299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 59.46% 51.23% 54.93%
Number of salaries quoted 46,565 25,589 53,375
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,500 £28,804
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,500 £55,000 £54,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.18% +1.85% +2.86%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England +332 3,138 £57,500 +10.58% 404
UK excluding London +325 2,077 £53,112 +6.66% 365
London +238 1,604 £61,600 +9.89% 139
Work from Home +181 777 £55,000 +10.00% 59
Scotland +113 545 £50,000 +5.10% 87
South East +198 506 £51,672 +3.77% 51
North of England +197 495 £53,112 +80.04% 82
North West +149 336 £53,112 +80.04% 35
South West +72 226 £56,250 +9.22% 46
Midlands +30 187 £50,000 +7.45% 52
East of England +61 180 £32,500 -35.00% 33
West Midlands +5 119 £50,404 +8.32% 34
Yorkshire +26 107 £51,556 - 31
East Midlands +1 65 £32,400 - 18
North East - 52 £45,000 - 16
Wales - 29 £62,000 - 9
Northern Ireland -26 7 £65,000 - 6

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 1,820 (44.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1,464 (35.57%) Finance
3 1,310 (31.83%) Social Skills
4 975 (23.69%) Software Engineering
5 892 (21.67%) AWS
6 843 (20.48%) Java
7 825 (20.04%) Python
8 758 (18.42%) Degree
9 750 (18.22%) Azure
10 672 (16.33%) DevOps
11 655 (15.91%) JavaScript
12 636 (15.45%) Problem-Solving
13 615 (14.94%) Analytics
14 606 (14.72%) React
15 592 (14.38%) Banking
16 569 (13.82%) Mentoring
17 546 (13.27%) CI/CD
18 530 (12.88%) Microsoft
19 517 (12.56%) SQL
20 514 (12.49%) Law
21 497 (12.07%) Security Cleared
22 493 (11.98%) Microservices
23 463 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
24 459 (11.15%) Kubernetes
24 459 (11.15%) Linux
25 456 (11.08%) Docker
26 447 (10.86%) Scrum
27 439 (10.67%) Test Automation
28 429 (10.42%) TDD
29 424 (10.30%) GCP

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
1 168 (4.08%) Apache Spark
2 131 (3.18%) SharePoint
3 121 (2.94%) Apache
4 69 (1.68%) GemFire
5 61 (1.48%) Confluence
6 51 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
7 50 (1.21%) SAS
8 49 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
9 35 (0.85%) CMS
10 25 (0.61%) JBoss
11 24 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
11 24 (0.58%) nginx
12 20 (0.49%) Jupyter
13 17 (0.41%) MS Exchange
14 14 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 10 (0.24%) Ethereum
15 10 (0.24%) Hyperledger
15 10 (0.24%) SilverStripe
16 9 (0.22%) Apache Solr
16 9 (0.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 155 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 123 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 64 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.27%) Chatbot
7 10 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.17%) Oracle Smart View
10 6 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
11 5 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
11 5 (0.12%) InDesign
11 5 (0.12%) InVision
11 5 (0.12%) Sketch
12 4 (0.097%) Adobe After Effects
12 4 (0.097%) Simulink
13 3 (0.073%) Adobe XD
13 3 (0.073%) PlantUML
13 3 (0.073%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 34 (0.83%) Dynamics GP
1 34 (0.83%) Magento
2 28 (0.68%) Alphatax
3 24 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
4 19 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
5 17 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
6 15 (0.36%) Distributed Ledger
7 10 (0.24%) JDE OneWorld
7 10 (0.24%) R3 Corda
7 10 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
8 9 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
8 9 (0.22%) SAP APO
8 9 (0.22%) SAP CRM
9 5 (0.12%) Eloqua
9 5 (0.12%) SAP BPC
10 4 (0.097%) Adobe Campaign
10 4 (0.097%) Oracle Cash Management
10 4 (0.097%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.097%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.097%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 892 (21.67%) AWS
2 750 (18.22%) Azure
3 424 (10.30%) GCP
4 182 (4.42%) Microsoft 365
5 181 (4.40%) GitHub
6 163 (3.96%) Power Platform
7 148 (3.60%) PaaS
8 128 (3.11%) Serverless
9 115 (2.79%) SaaS
10 99 (2.41%) Amazon Kinesis
11 88 (2.14%) AWS Lambda
12 81 (1.97%) PowerApps
13 74 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
14 59 (1.43%) OneDrive
15 56 (1.36%) OpenShift
16 48 (1.17%) IaaS
17 46 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
18 44 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
19 38 (0.92%) Google Analytics
20 34 (0.83%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 258 (6.27%) Broadband
2 101 (2.45%) Firewall
3 67 (1.63%) HTTP
4 55 (1.34%) TCP/IP
5 47 (1.14%) Network Security
5 47 (1.14%) Wireless
6 46 (1.12%) VPN
7 42 (1.02%) DHCP
7 42 (1.02%) DNS
8 33 (0.80%) 5G
9 32 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
10 30 (0.73%) ATM
11 21 (0.51%) WAN
12 19 (0.46%) LAN
13 18 (0.44%) WebEx
14 16 (0.39%) Calico
14 16 (0.39%) Intranet
15 15 (0.36%) Internet
16 14 (0.34%) SSL
17 13 (0.32%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (5.95%) NoSQL
2 209 (5.08%) Relational Database
3 179 (4.35%) Big Data
4 134 (3.26%) SQL Server
5 133 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
6 116 (2.82%) Hadoop
7 111 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
8 107 (2.60%) MongoDB
9 80 (1.94%) HBase
10 77 (1.87%) Blockchain
11 75 (1.82%) Tableau
12 72 (1.75%) Power BI
13 66 (1.60%) MariaDB
13 66 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 65 (1.58%) Metadata
15 57 (1.38%) MySQL
16 55 (1.34%) Redis
17 47 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 47 (1.14%) GIS
18 43 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 372 (9.04%) Jenkins
2 359 (8.72%) Git (software)
3 212 (5.15%) JIRA
4 173 (4.20%) Cucumber
5 157 (3.81%) Gradle
6 130 (3.16%) Selenium
7 118 (2.87%) Cypress.io
8 114 (2.77%) Sonatype Nexus
9 98 (2.38%) JUnit
10 82 (1.99%) Maven
11 78 (1.90%) Storybook
12 75 (1.82%) Mockito
13 74 (1.80%) GitLab
14 72 (1.75%) TeamCity
15 71 (1.72%) webpack
16 68 (1.65%) Protractor
17 65 (1.58%) Artifactory
18 61 (1.48%) Bitbucket
19 52 (1.26%) Subversion
20 49 (1.19%) IntelliJ
General
1 1,464 (35.57%) Finance
2 1,310 (31.83%) Social Skills
3 592 (14.38%) Banking
4 514 (12.49%) Law
5 463 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
6 421 (10.23%) Public Sector
7 356 (8.65%) Marketing
8 293 (7.12%) Retail
9 226 (5.49%) Games
10 180 (4.37%) Influencing Skills
11 130 (3.16%) Presentation Skills
12 126 (3.06%) Military
13 105 (2.55%) Manufacturing
14 98 (2.38%) Organisational Skills
15 94 (2.28%) Telecoms
16 91 (2.21%) Legal
17 54 (1.31%) Advertising
18 52 (1.26%) Documentation Skills
19 43 (1.04%) Wholesale Banking
20 31 (0.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 839 (20.38%) Developer
2 560 (13.61%) Software Engineer
3 342 (8.31%) Architect
4 340 (8.26%) Analyst
5 221 (5.37%) Senior Developer
6 187 (4.54%) Java Developer
7 169 (4.11%) DevOps Engineer
8 158 (3.84%) Software Developer
9 142 (3.45%) Consultant
9 142 (3.45%) Senior Manager
10 125 (3.04%) Senior Software Engineer
11 124 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
12 123 (2.99%) Full Stack Developer
13 113 (2.75%) Principal Engineer
14 111 (2.70%) Graduate
15 96 (2.33%) Project Manager
16 91 (2.21%) Principal Software Engineer
17 88 (2.14%) Data Engineer
18 86 (2.09%) Senior DevOps
18 86 (2.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 606 (14.72%) React
2 309 (7.51%) Node.js
3 302 (7.34%) Kafka
4 289 (7.02%) Spring
5 286 (6.95%) AngularJS
6 272 (6.61%) .NET
7 269 (6.54%) CSS
8 249 (6.05%) HTML
9 207 (5.03%) REST
10 193 (4.69%) RESTful
11 172 (4.18%) Redux
12 164 (3.98%) Spring Boot
13 143 (3.47%) Web Services
14 128 (3.11%) JSON
15 124 (3.01%) RabbitMQ
16 96 (2.33%) XML
17 94 (2.28%) .NET Core
18 79 (1.92%) GraphQL
19 78 (1.90%) SOAP
20 77 (1.87%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 331 (8.04%) User Experience
2 286 (6.95%) Social Media
3 234 (5.69%) Cyberattack
4 231 (5.61%) Self-Motivation
5 202 (4.91%) Cyber Defence
6 195 (4.74%) Life Science
7 134 (3.26%) Management Information System
8 130 (3.16%) Algorithms
9 128 (3.11%) Mobile App
10 121 (2.94%) Virtual Team
11 100 (2.43%) Data Structures
12 93 (2.26%) Cloud Native
13 86 (2.09%) Linux Command Line
14 85 (2.07%) Blog
15 83 (2.02%) Social Network
16 77 (1.87%) Public Cloud
17 70 (1.70%) Cybercrime
18 64 (1.55%) Over-the-Top Content
19 57 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
20 52 (1.26%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 459 (11.15%) Linux
2 261 (6.34%) Windows
3 214 (5.20%) Unix
4 108 (2.62%) Android
5 103 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 82 (1.99%) Windows 10
7 52 (1.26%) Windows Server
8 29 (0.70%) Mac OS
9 20 (0.49%) VMS
10 13 (0.32%) Windows 7
11 12 (0.29%) Windows 8
12 11 (0.27%) CentOS
13 8 (0.19%) AIX
14 7 (0.17%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.12%) Kali Linux
16 4 (0.097%) DC/OS
16 4 (0.097%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.073%) Solaris
17 3 (0.073%) Windows Server 2012
18 2 (0.049%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,820 (44.22%) Agile Software Development
2 975 (23.69%) Software Engineering
3 672 (16.33%) DevOps
4 636 (15.45%) Problem-Solving
5 615 (14.94%) Analytics
6 569 (13.82%) Mentoring
7 546 (13.27%) CI/CD
8 493 (11.98%) Microservices
9 447 (10.86%) Scrum
10 439 (10.67%) Test Automation
11 429 (10.42%) TDD
12 421 (10.23%) Coaching
13 373 (9.06%) SDLC
14 366 (8.89%) Computer Science
15 361 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
16 360 (8.75%) Full Stack Development
17 353 (8.58%) Continuous Integration
18 347 (8.43%) Decision-Making
18 347 (8.43%) Project Management
19 323 (7.85%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 843 (20.48%) Java
2 825 (20.04%) Python
3 655 (15.91%) JavaScript
4 517 (12.56%) SQL
5 407 (9.89%) C#
6 318 (7.73%) TypeScript
7 247 (6.00%) C++
8 187 (4.54%) Go
9 165 (4.01%) Groovy
10 125 (3.04%) Bash
11 123 (2.99%) C
12 115 (2.79%) Scala
13 108 (2.62%) Shell Script
14 100 (2.43%) PHP
15 94 (2.28%) Ruby
16 82 (1.99%) PowerShell
17 61 (1.48%) Rust
18 58 (1.41%) R
19 44 (1.07%) ES6
20 39 (0.95%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 758 (18.42%) Degree
2 497 (12.07%) Security Cleared
3 332 (8.07%) SC Cleared
4 121 (2.94%) PhD
5 120 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
6 92 (2.24%) Oracle Certification
7 81 (1.97%) Master's Degree
8 79 (1.92%) DV Cleared
9 76 (1.85%) DBS Check
10 73 (1.77%) OCP
11 44 (1.07%) CISSP
12 39 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
12 39 (0.95%) CISM
13 35 (0.85%) CISA
14 32 (0.78%) CRISC
15 29 (0.70%) AWS Certification
16 28 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
17 25 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
18 17 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
19 16 (0.39%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (5.22%) QA
2 129 (3.13%) Accessibility
3 73 (1.77%) SLA
4 65 (1.58%) GDPR
5 59 (1.43%) Data Quality
6 35 (0.85%) PMO
7 32 (0.78%) ITGC
8 21 (0.51%) PSD2
9 19 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 16 (0.39%) NIST
11 15 (0.36%) NCSC
12 10 (0.24%) RMADS
13 9 (0.22%) JSP 440
14 7 (0.17%) NIST 800
15 6 (0.15%) COBIT
15 6 (0.15%) NEBOSH
16 5 (0.12%) ECSS
16 5 (0.12%) IEC 61508
16 5 (0.12%) PCI DSS
17 3 (0.073%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 456 (11.08%) Docker
2 156 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 147 (3.57%) Active Directory
4 76 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
5 56 (1.36%) HDFS
6 47 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
7 39 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
8 28 (0.68%) Firmware
9 14 (0.34%) vSphere
10 9 (0.22%) Hyper-V
10 9 (0.22%) KVM
10 9 (0.22%) Xen
11 6 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (0.12%) Apache Flume
12 5 (0.12%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.097%) vCloud
14 3 (0.073%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.049%) iptables
15 2 (0.049%) VMware NSX
15 2 (0.049%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 459 (11.15%) Kubernetes
2 324 (7.87%) Ansible
3 307 (7.46%) Terraform
4 112 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
5 83 (2.02%) Puppet
6 65 (1.58%) Grafana
7 53 (1.29%) Prometheus
8 33 (0.80%) HP ALM
9 29 (0.70%) Kibana
10 26 (0.63%) SCCM
11 19 (0.46%) vCenter Server
12 18 (0.44%) Istio
12 18 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
13 12 (0.29%) logstash
14 9 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
14 9 (0.22%) Oracle EDQ
15 7 (0.17%) Fluentd
15 7 (0.17%) Mesos
15 7 (0.17%) Nessus
16 6 (0.15%) Kiali
Vendors
1 530 (12.88%) Microsoft
2 264 (6.41%) Google
3 260 (6.32%) Oracle
4 181 (4.40%) VMware
5 89 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
6 75 (1.82%) Citrix
7 74 (1.80%) HP
8 57 (1.38%) Adobe
9 55 (1.34%) Apple
10 52 (1.26%) Okta
11 51 (1.24%) Cisco
12 49 (1.19%) MuleSoft
13 44 (1.07%) Atlassian
13 44 (1.07%) Splunk
14 38 (0.92%) Facebook
15 35 (0.85%) Perforce
16 34 (0.83%) LexisNexis
17 31 (0.75%) Databricks
17 31 (0.75%) SAP
17 31 (0.75%) YouTube