Period
to 3 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Kanban skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Kanban over the 6 months to 3 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kanban
UK
6 months to
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 196 145 159
Rank change year-on-year -51 +14 -12
Permanent jobs citing Kanban 1,269 2,900 3,340
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.68% 2.37% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 2.58% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,169 2,434 2,802
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £41,100 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,125 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.63%

Kanban 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 70,071 112,451 137,919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.58% 92.04% 92.35%
Number of salaries quoted 54,831 90,161 110,278
Median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Kanban
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Kanban as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Kanban in the UK

Kanban
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Kanban.

Salary trend for Kanban in the UK

Kanban
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kanban over the 6 months to 3 March 2021.

Salary histogram for Kanban in the UK

Kanban
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kanban within the UK over the 6 months to 3 March 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 -49 1,151 £60,000 - 338
UK excluding London -34 692 £55,000 +10.00% 228
London -73 519 £67,500 +8.00% 124
Work from Home -74 206 £60,000 +20.00% 56
South East +33 180 £60,000 +9.09% 70
North of England -96 125 £50,000 -4.76% 67
Midlands +14 120 £50,000 -9.09% 35
South West -16 113 £52,500 +10.53% 26
North West -43 86 £51,500 -1.90% 36
East of England -9 70 £65,000 +22.64% 13
West Midlands +14 65 £60,000 - 24
East Midlands +21 54 £45,000 - 11
Scotland +52 51 £54,072 +2.99% 9
Yorkshire -87 37 £45,000 -18.18% 29
Wales +10 35 £60,000 +43.18% 6
North East +12 2 £37,500 -37.50% 2
Northern Ireland 0 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 3 March 2021, IT jobs citing Kanban 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 Kanban.

1 1,175 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 1,051 (82.82%) Scrum
3 514 (40.50%) DevOps
4 401 (31.60%) AWS
5 364 (28.68%) Java
6 357 (28.13%) JavaScript
7 318 (25.06%) Azure
8 307 (24.19%) JIRA
9 284 (22.38%) TDD
9 284 (22.38%) Microservices
10 277 (21.83%) Test Automation
11 274 (21.59%) Finance
12 238 (18.75%) Python
13 222 (17.49%) BDD
14 220 (17.34%) SQL
15 211 (16.63%) C#
16 209 (16.47%) Git (software)
17 200 (15.76%) REST
18 184 (14.50%) .NET
19 183 (14.42%) Software Engineering
20 179 (14.11%) RESTful
20 179 (14.11%) Jenkins
21 169 (13.32%) AngularJS
22 163 (12.84%) Continuous Integration
22 163 (12.84%) SaaS
23 160 (12.61%) QA
24 159 (12.53%) Public Sector
25 158 (12.45%) Docker
26 154 (12.14%) Mentoring
26 154 (12.14%) Microsoft

Kanban
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
1 129 (10.17%) Confluence
2 34 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
3 30 (2.36%) Tomcat
4 29 (2.29%) OpenStack
5 24 (1.89%) JBoss
6 23 (1.81%) IIS
7 17 (1.34%) Apache
7 17 (1.34%) Red Hat Fuse
8 16 (1.26%) Apache Spark
8 16 (1.26%) Mule
9 15 (1.18%) Mule ESB
10 13 (1.02%) CMS
11 9 (0.71%) Apache Airflow
11 9 (0.71%) SharePoint
12 7 (0.55%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.55%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.47%) Jupyter
13 6 (0.47%) WordPress
14 5 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
14 5 (0.39%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (1.34%) MS Visio
2 14 (1.10%) Chatbot
2 14 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (0.95%) InVision
5 8 (0.63%) Sketch
6 6 (0.47%) Gephi
6 6 (0.47%) Marvel
7 5 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.39%) UXPin
8 4 (0.32%) Figma
8 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (0.24%) Revit
10 2 (0.16%) Adobe XD
10 2 (0.16%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.079%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.079%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.079%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 12 (0.95%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 10 (0.79%) SAP Hybris
3 8 (0.63%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.079%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.079%) Magento
6 1 (0.079%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.079%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 401 (31.60%) AWS
2 318 (25.06%) Azure
3 163 (12.84%) SaaS
4 142 (11.19%) Serverless
5 117 (9.22%) GCP
6 80 (6.30%) PaaS
7 71 (5.59%) AWS Lambda
8 55 (4.33%) GitHub
9 47 (3.70%) Power Platform
10 44 (3.47%) Amazon EC2
11 34 (2.68%) Amazon ECS
11 34 (2.68%) Amazon EKS
11 34 (2.68%) IaaS
12 28 (2.21%) Amazon SQS
13 27 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 23 (1.81%) Amazon S3
15 19 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
15 19 (1.50%) OpenShift
16 17 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
17 14 (1.10%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 57 (4.49%) HTTP
2 27 (2.13%) DNS
3 26 (2.05%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.18%) Firewall
5 14 (1.10%) VPN
6 13 (1.02%) SSL
7 11 (0.87%) FTP
7 11 (0.87%) IMAP
7 11 (0.87%) SMTP
8 9 (0.71%) Internet
9 8 (0.63%) HTTPS
9 8 (0.63%) MPLS
10 7 (0.55%) Bluetooth
11 6 (0.47%) Ethernet
11 6 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (0.47%) RTP
11 6 (0.47%) VoIP
12 5 (0.39%) Skype
12 5 (0.39%) WAN
13 4 (0.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (11.35%) MongoDB
2 134 (10.56%) SQL Server
3 96 (7.57%) NoSQL
4 85 (6.70%) Relational Database
5 68 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
6 54 (4.26%) MySQL
7 46 (3.62%) Power BI
8 41 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (2.13%) Big Data
10 24 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
11 23 (1.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 23 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (1.65%) Cosmos DB
12 21 (1.65%) Data Lake
13 19 (1.50%) RDBMS
14 13 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (0.95%) BigQuery
16 10 (0.79%) Redis
17 9 (0.71%) DB2
17 9 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 307 (24.19%) JIRA
2 209 (16.47%) Git (software)
3 179 (14.11%) Jenkins
4 81 (6.38%) Selenium
5 67 (5.28%) JUnit
6 66 (5.20%) Maven
7 60 (4.73%) Cucumber
8 45 (3.55%) GitLab
9 44 (3.47%) TeamCity
10 41 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
11 33 (2.60%) Bitbucket
12 30 (2.36%) Appium
12 30 (2.36%) Artifactory
12 30 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
13 28 (2.21%) JMeter
13 28 (2.21%) Postman
14 27 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
15 25 (1.97%) IntelliJ
15 25 (1.97%) WebDriver
16 24 (1.89%) SpecFlow
General
1 274 (21.59%) Finance
2 159 (12.53%) Public Sector
3 104 (8.20%) Marketing
4 77 (6.07%) Telecoms
5 70 (5.52%) Manufacturing
6 66 (5.20%) Electronics
7 60 (4.73%) Banking
8 58 (4.57%) Games
9 55 (4.33%) Law
10 41 (3.23%) Legal
11 40 (3.15%) Retail
12 28 (2.21%) Front Office
13 27 (2.13%) Investment Banking
14 23 (1.81%) Financial Institution
15 21 (1.65%) Automotive
16 7 (0.55%) Advertising
17 6 (0.47%) Local Government
18 4 (0.32%) Online Betting
18 4 (0.32%) Publishing
19 2 (0.16%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 492 (38.77%) Developer
2 148 (11.66%) Java Developer
3 105 (8.27%) Senior Developer
4 87 (6.86%) Analyst
5 82 (6.46%) Full Stack Developer
6 79 (6.23%) Scrum Master
7 64 (5.04%) Software Engineer
8 61 (4.81%) Project Manager
9 59 (4.65%) Backend Developer
10 57 (4.49%) .NET Developer
11 53 (4.18%) C# Developer
12 50 (3.94%) Lead Developer
13 48 (3.78%) Software Developer
14 44 (3.47%) Scala Developer
14 44 (3.47%) Senior Java Developer
15 42 (3.31%) Architect
16 40 (3.15%) Product Manager
17 39 (3.07%) DevOps Engineer
17 39 (3.07%) React Developer
18 38 (2.99%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (15.76%) REST
2 184 (14.50%) .NET
3 179 (14.11%) RESTful
4 169 (13.32%) AngularJS
5 141 (11.11%) React
6 136 (10.72%) Spring
7 113 (8.90%) Web Services
8 103 (8.12%) CSS
9 100 (7.88%) HTML
10 95 (7.49%) JSON
11 78 (6.15%) Node.js
11 78 (6.15%) SOAP
11 78 (6.15%) XML
12 66 (5.20%) .NET Framework
13 64 (5.04%) ASP.NET
13 64 (5.04%) GraphQL
14 61 (4.81%) Django
15 59 (4.65%) .NET Core
16 57 (4.49%) Flask
17 56 (4.41%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 104 (8.20%) Mobile App
2 82 (6.46%) User Experience
3 70 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (3.55%) Cloud Native
5 38 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
6 26 (2.05%) Blog
7 23 (1.81%) Private Cloud
8 22 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
9 19 (1.50%) Derivative
10 18 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
11 17 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.34%) Management Information System
12 13 (1.02%) Algorithms
12 13 (1.02%) Fixed Income
12 13 (1.02%) Public Cloud
12 13 (1.02%) Renewable Energy
13 12 (0.95%) Analytical Mindset
13 12 (0.95%) Data Centre
13 12 (0.95%) FMCG
13 12 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 149 (11.74%) Linux
2 60 (4.73%) Apple iOS
3 57 (4.49%) Windows
4 47 (3.70%) Android
5 30 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (2.29%) Unix
7 20 (1.58%) Windows Server
8 16 (1.26%) CentOS
9 6 (0.47%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.39%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.24%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.079%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.079%) Fedora
12 1 (0.079%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,175 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 1,051 (82.82%) Scrum
3 514 (40.50%) DevOps
4 284 (22.38%) Microservices
4 284 (22.38%) TDD
5 277 (21.83%) Test Automation
6 222 (17.49%) BDD
7 183 (14.42%) Software Engineering
8 163 (12.84%) Continuous Integration
9 154 (12.14%) Mentoring
10 146 (11.51%) SDLC
11 137 (10.80%) Problem-Solving
12 123 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
13 117 (9.22%) Project Management
14 110 (8.67%) Continuous Improvement
15 104 (8.20%) Coaching
16 100 (7.88%) Scaled Agile Framework
17 96 (7.57%) Fintech
18 93 (7.33%) Analytics
19 87 (6.86%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 364 (28.68%) Java
2 357 (28.13%) JavaScript
3 238 (18.75%) Python
4 220 (17.34%) SQL
5 211 (16.63%) C#
6 79 (6.23%) TypeScript
7 76 (5.99%) Scala
8 65 (5.12%) Java 8
9 53 (4.18%) PHP
10 51 (4.02%) C++
11 50 (3.94%) Ruby
12 36 (2.84%) Go
13 35 (2.76%) ES6
14 31 (2.44%) Bash Shell
14 31 (2.44%) C
15 29 (2.29%) Groovy
16 22 (1.73%) Perl
17 21 (1.65%) Apple Swift
18 20 (1.58%) R
18 20 (1.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 127 (10.01%) Security Cleared
2 106 (8.35%) Degree
3 105 (8.27%) SC Cleared
4 53 (4.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (1.26%) ISTQB
6 12 (0.95%) DV Cleared
6 12 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.79%) SANS
8 9 (0.71%) Master's Degree
9 8 (0.63%) CISSP
10 7 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.47%) CCNA
11 6 (0.47%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (0.47%) GIAC
11 6 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (0.47%) Linux+ Certification
11 6 (0.47%) MCSE
11 6 (0.47%) Network+ Certification
11 6 (0.47%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (12.61%) QA
2 18 (1.42%) PMBOK
3 17 (1.34%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.79%) SLA
5 7 (0.55%) PMO
6 6 (0.47%) WCAG
7 4 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.32%) MiFID
8 3 (0.24%) GDPR
8 3 (0.24%) ISO 20022
8 3 (0.24%) SEPA
9 2 (0.16%) NIST
9 2 (0.16%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.079%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.079%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.079%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 158 (12.45%) Docker
2 40 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.18%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.63%) NDS
5 7 (0.55%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 6 (0.47%) Apache Flume
6 6 (0.47%) vSphere
7 4 (0.32%) Postfix
8 3 (0.24%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.24%) Xen
9 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.079%) LXC
Systems Management
1 126 (9.93%) Ansible
2 120 (9.46%) Terraform
3 117 (9.22%) Kubernetes
4 39 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
5 36 (2.84%) Puppet
6 21 (1.65%) Single Sign-On
7 14 (1.10%) Packer
8 13 (1.02%) Kibana
8 13 (1.02%) Prometheus
9 12 (0.95%) Rancher
10 11 (0.87%) Grafana
11 9 (0.71%) ZABBIX
12 7 (0.55%) Salt
13 6 (0.47%) Consul
13 6 (0.47%) Oozie
14 5 (0.39%) NetIQ Identity Manager
15 4 (0.32%) Mesos
16 3 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
16 3 (0.24%) Tivoli
16 3 (0.24%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 154 (12.14%) Microsoft
2 123 (9.69%) Google
3 83 (6.54%) SAP
4 59 (4.65%) Oracle
5 46 (3.62%) VMware
6 42 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
7 35 (2.76%) Atlassian
8 29 (2.29%) ServiceNow
9 25 (1.97%) IBM
10 21 (1.65%) New Relic
11 17 (1.34%) Adobe
11 17 (1.34%) Splunk
12 14 (1.10%) Databricks
12 14 (1.10%) WSO2
13 13 (1.02%) BT
14 12 (0.95%) Pega
15 11 (0.87%) CA Agile Central
15 11 (0.87%) hybris
15 11 (0.87%) Red Hat
16 9 (0.71%) AppDynamics