Period
to 22 January 2022

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

Kanban
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 173 203 155
Rank change year-on-year +30 -48 +8
Permanent jobs citing Kanban 2,765 1,076 2,935
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.15% 1.70% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 1.82% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,547 862 2,234
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,575 £35,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,200 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,500 £56,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +7.62% +5.00%

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 121,180 59,070 116,842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.04% 93.09% 92.61%
Number of salaries quoted 78,633 48,141 93,693
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52% +2.22%

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 22 January 2022.

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 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 +24 2,360 £65,000 +4.84% 458
London +47 1,238 £75,000 +7.14% 210
UK excluding London -5 1,224 £56,500 - 278
Work from Home +48 742 £60,000 - 65
North of England +61 419 £55,000 +15.79% 73
South East -4 343 £62,500 -3.85% 62
North West +68 298 £55,000 +8.91% 44
Midlands -70 136 £54,000 +13.68% 47
South West -18 134 £50,000 -9.09% 41
Yorkshire -5 110 £55,000 +22.22% 20
West Midlands -44 84 £54,000 -6.09% 29
Wales +1 83 £50,000 -16.67% 14
Scotland -43 54 £55,000 +1.72% 13
East Midlands -61 52 £55,000 +22.22% 18
East of England -95 50 £52,500 -19.23% 21
North East -19 11 £52,500 +40.00% 9
Northern Ireland -19 11 £55,000 - 7

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 2,547 (92.12%) Agile Software Development
2 2,299 (83.15%) Scrum
3 1,000 (36.17%) DevOps
4 796 (28.79%) AWS
5 741 (26.80%) Azure
6 734 (26.55%) Software Engineering
7 720 (26.04%) CI/CD
8 714 (25.82%) Social Skills
9 653 (23.62%) Java
10 651 (23.54%) Finance
11 643 (23.25%) TDD
12 638 (23.07%) JavaScript
13 555 (20.07%) SQL
14 545 (19.71%) Docker
15 527 (19.06%) Test Automation
16 526 (19.02%) Git (software)
17 524 (18.95%) JIRA
18 523 (18.92%) Kubernetes
18 523 (18.92%) React
19 510 (18.44%) Continuous Improvement
20 505 (18.26%) Mentoring
21 487 (17.61%) Python
22 480 (17.36%) Jenkins
23 470 (17.00%) C#
24 463 (16.75%) Problem-Solving
25 457 (16.53%) Coaching
25 457 (16.53%) Continuous Integration
26 432 (15.62%) Microservices
27 423 (15.30%) BDD
28 414 (14.97%) .NET

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
1 184 (6.65%) Confluence
2 63 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
3 59 (2.13%) Apache Spark
4 55 (1.99%) Apache
5 45 (1.63%) CMS
6 19 (0.69%) Jupyter
6 19 (0.69%) SharePoint
7 17 (0.61%) Jetty
8 16 (0.58%) Ethereum
9 15 (0.54%) GemFire
9 15 (0.54%) IIS
10 14 (0.51%) nginx
11 12 (0.43%) Tomcat
11 12 (0.43%) Umbraco
12 11 (0.40%) WordPress
13 10 (0.36%) Headless CMS
13 10 (0.36%) Hyperledger
13 10 (0.36%) OpenStack
14 9 (0.33%) Appian
14 9 (0.33%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 51 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (0.76%) Chatbot
4 10 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.22%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
7 5 (0.18%) Final Cut Pro
7 5 (0.18%) InVision
7 5 (0.18%) Sketch
8 4 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.036%) Revit
9 1 (0.036%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 26 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
3 20 (0.72%) Summit
4 18 (0.65%) Distributed Ledger
4 18 (0.65%) Magento
4 18 (0.65%) R3 Corda
5 5 (0.18%) HiPortfolio
5 5 (0.18%) SAP HCM
6 4 (0.14%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.072%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.072%) Shopify
8 2 (0.072%) Unica
9 1 (0.036%) Maximo
9 1 (0.036%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.036%) ProductWriter
9 1 (0.036%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.036%) SAP GRC
9 1 (0.036%) SAP Payroll
9 1 (0.036%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 796 (28.79%) AWS
2 741 (26.80%) Azure
3 257 (9.29%) GCP
4 238 (8.61%) SaaS
5 226 (8.17%) Serverless
6 205 (7.41%) GitHub
7 117 (4.23%) AWS Lambda
8 83 (3.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 76 (2.75%) Amazon S3
10 72 (2.60%) Amazon SQS
11 70 (2.53%) PaaS
12 64 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
12 64 (2.31%) Power Platform
13 54 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
14 45 (1.63%) OpenShift
15 44 (1.59%) Amazon ECS
16 43 (1.56%) Azure Data Factory
17 40 (1.45%) IaaS
17 40 (1.45%) Slack
18 39 (1.41%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (2.53%) HTTP
2 48 (1.74%) Broadband
3 32 (1.16%) Internet
4 27 (0.98%) Firewall
5 17 (0.61%) IPv4
5 17 (0.61%) IPv6
5 17 (0.61%) VPN
6 14 (0.51%) PPP
7 13 (0.47%) 5G
7 13 (0.47%) MQTT
8 12 (0.43%) SSH
8 12 (0.43%) VoIP
9 10 (0.36%) TCP/IP
10 9 (0.33%) DNS
11 8 (0.29%) FTP
12 7 (0.25%) SMS
12 7 (0.25%) SMTP
13 6 (0.22%) SSL
14 5 (0.18%) NFC
14 5 (0.18%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (7.38%) MySQL
2 200 (7.23%) SQL Server
3 171 (6.18%) PostgreSQL
4 148 (5.35%) NoSQL
5 134 (4.85%) Relational Database
6 118 (4.27%) Redis
7 101 (3.65%) Big Data
8 77 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
9 73 (2.64%) MongoDB
10 66 (2.39%) Blockchain
11 58 (2.10%) Power BI
12 44 (1.59%) Amazon Aurora
13 43 (1.56%) Data Lake
14 37 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 33 (1.19%) Tableau
16 28 (1.01%) Hadoop
17 26 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
18 25 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 25 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
19 23 (0.83%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 526 (19.02%) Git (software)
2 524 (18.95%) JIRA
3 480 (17.36%) Jenkins
4 150 (5.42%) GitLab
5 148 (5.35%) Selenium
6 132 (4.77%) Bitbucket
7 122 (4.41%) Cucumber
8 116 (4.20%) JUnit
9 102 (3.69%) webpack
10 99 (3.58%) Cypress.io
11 81 (2.93%) CircleCI
12 73 (2.64%) TeamCity
13 69 (2.50%) Maven
14 64 (2.31%) Gradle
15 59 (2.13%) SonarQube
16 55 (1.99%) JMeter
17 51 (1.84%) Mockito
17 51 (1.84%) Visual Studio
18 49 (1.77%) Octopus Deploy
18 49 (1.77%) SpecFlow
General
1 714 (25.82%) Social Skills
2 651 (23.54%) Finance
3 226 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
4 202 (7.31%) Retail
5 175 (6.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 168 (6.08%) Banking
7 144 (5.21%) Marketing
8 122 (4.41%) Legal
9 112 (4.05%) Games
10 103 (3.73%) Public Sector
11 92 (3.33%) Law
12 83 (3.00%) Advertising
13 73 (2.64%) Telecoms
14 71 (2.57%) Presentation Skills
15 65 (2.35%) Influencing Skills
16 45 (1.63%) Organisational Skills
17 43 (1.56%) Financial Institution
18 35 (1.27%) Automotive
19 33 (1.19%) Electronics
20 30 (1.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 771 (27.88%) Developer
2 353 (12.77%) Software Engineer
3 207 (7.49%) Senior Developer
4 190 (6.87%) Analyst
5 176 (6.37%) Scrum Master
6 144 (5.21%) Business Analyst
7 138 (4.99%) Project Manager
8 131 (4.74%) Java Developer
9 126 (4.56%) Software Developer
10 124 (4.48%) Senior Software Engineer
11 121 (4.38%) DevOps Engineer
12 91 (3.29%) Delivery Manager
13 90 (3.25%) Full Stack Developer
14 89 (3.22%) Agile Coach
15 88 (3.18%) Java Engineer
16 82 (2.97%) Lead Developer
17 81 (2.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 77 (2.78%) Java Software Engineer
19 69 (2.50%) C# Developer
20 68 (2.46%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 523 (18.92%) React
2 414 (14.97%) .NET
3 399 (14.43%) CSS
4 363 (13.13%) HTML
5 326 (11.79%) REST
6 317 (11.46%) Node.js
7 280 (10.13%) AngularJS
8 264 (9.55%) RESTful
9 238 (8.61%) Spring
10 210 (7.59%) Web Services
11 202 (7.31%) Spring Boot
12 187 (6.76%) JSON
13 166 (6.00%) XML
14 158 (5.71%) Kafka
14 158 (5.71%) Redux
15 155 (5.61%) GraphQL
16 139 (5.03%) .NET Core
17 129 (4.67%) HTML5
18 116 (4.20%) ASP.NET
19 111 (4.01%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 328 (11.86%) User Experience
2 139 (5.03%) Self-Motivation
3 104 (3.76%) Cloud Native
4 95 (3.44%) Mobile App
5 94 (3.40%) Virtual Team
6 86 (3.11%) Public Cloud
7 84 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
8 75 (2.71%) Algorithms
9 71 (2.57%) Data Structures
10 53 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
11 47 (1.70%) Management Information System
12 40 (1.45%) Social Media
13 39 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
14 37 (1.34%) Life Science
15 33 (1.19%) Client/Server
16 29 (1.05%) Equities
16 29 (1.05%) iPad
16 29 (1.05%) Legacy Systems
17 27 (0.98%) Data Centre
18 24 (0.87%) Legacy Code
Operating Systems
1 273 (9.87%) Linux
2 173 (6.26%) Android
3 146 (5.28%) Apple iOS
4 120 (4.34%) Windows
5 81 (2.93%) Unix
6 29 (1.05%) Mac OS
7 25 (0.90%) Ubuntu
8 22 (0.80%) Windows Server
9 13 (0.47%) Debian
10 11 (0.40%) VMS
11 8 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
12 7 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.18%) CentOS
14 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.072%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.072%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.072%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.072%) Windows Server 2016
15 2 (0.072%) Windows Server 2019
16 1 (0.036%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,547 (92.12%) Agile Software Development
2 2,299 (83.15%) Scrum
3 1,000 (36.17%) DevOps
4 734 (26.55%) Software Engineering
5 720 (26.04%) CI/CD
6 643 (23.25%) TDD
7 527 (19.06%) Test Automation
8 510 (18.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 505 (18.26%) Mentoring
10 463 (16.75%) Problem-Solving
11 457 (16.53%) Coaching
11 457 (16.53%) Continuous Integration
12 432 (15.62%) Microservices
13 423 (15.30%) BDD
14 400 (14.47%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 369 (13.35%) Full Stack Development
16 291 (10.52%) Analytics
17 283 (10.24%) Project Management
18 267 (9.66%) SDLC
19 253 (9.15%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 653 (23.62%) Java
2 638 (23.07%) JavaScript
3 555 (20.07%) SQL
4 487 (17.61%) Python
5 470 (17.00%) C#
6 258 (9.33%) TypeScript
7 154 (5.57%) Kotlin
8 132 (4.77%) Scala
9 118 (4.27%) PHP
10 105 (3.80%) PowerShell
11 97 (3.51%) C++
12 91 (3.29%) Ruby
13 68 (2.46%) ES6
14 61 (2.21%) Go
15 60 (2.17%) C
15 60 (2.17%) Java 8
16 50 (1.81%) Groovy
17 49 (1.77%) Bash
18 46 (1.66%) T-SQL
19 42 (1.52%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 295 (10.67%) Degree
2 102 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 84 (3.04%) Security Cleared
4 58 (2.10%) SC Cleared
5 48 (1.74%) Master's Degree
6 41 (1.48%) PMI Certification
7 40 (1.45%) ISTQB
8 28 (1.01%) ISEB
9 23 (0.83%) PMP
10 15 (0.54%) DV Cleared
11 14 (0.51%) AWS Certification
11 14 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
12 12 (0.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 10 (0.36%) OCP
14 9 (0.33%) MBA
15 8 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 6 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
17 5 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 4 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 308 (11.14%) QA
2 53 (1.92%) Accessibility
3 39 (1.41%) Data Quality
4 19 (0.69%) PMO
5 18 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.51%) SLA
6 14 (0.51%) WCAG
7 8 (0.29%) COBIT
7 8 (0.29%) NIST
8 7 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
8 7 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 7 (0.25%) TickIT
9 6 (0.22%) GDPR
10 5 (0.18%) IEC 62304
10 5 (0.18%) ISO 13485
10 5 (0.18%) ISO 22301
10 5 (0.18%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.11%) IEC 61131
11 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.036%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 545 (19.71%) Docker
2 45 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.12%) Active Directory
4 13 (0.47%) HDFS
5 12 (0.43%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.33%) Postfix
8 6 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.18%) Firmware
10 3 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.11%) vSphere
11 2 (0.072%) Varnish
11 2 (0.072%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.036%) KVM
Systems Management
1 523 (18.92%) Kubernetes
2 345 (12.48%) Terraform
3 200 (7.23%) Ansible
4 78 (2.82%) Prometheus
5 63 (2.28%) Grafana
6 47 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
7 28 (1.01%) Puppet
8 16 (0.58%) Packer
9 14 (0.51%) Istio
10 11 (0.40%) Opsview
11 10 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
12 9 (0.33%) Kibana
13 8 (0.29%) Graphite
14 7 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
14 7 (0.25%) Opsgenie
15 6 (0.22%) HP ALM
15 6 (0.22%) vCenter Server
16 5 (0.18%) Graylog
16 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
17 3 (0.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 291 (10.52%) Microsoft
2 144 (5.21%) Google
3 86 (3.11%) Oracle
4 74 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
5 59 (2.13%) Atlassian
6 55 (1.99%) Spotify
7 53 (1.92%) VMware
8 44 (1.59%) Cognizant
9 42 (1.52%) SAP
10 39 (1.41%) LexisNexis
11 36 (1.30%) ServiceNow
12 34 (1.23%) Databricks
13 32 (1.16%) New Relic
14 27 (0.98%) Splunk
15 25 (0.90%) Adobe
16 24 (0.87%) MuleSoft
16 24 (0.87%) YouTube
17 23 (0.83%) Bloomberg
17 23 (0.83%) HubSpot
18 21 (0.76%) Snapchat