Period
to 17 May 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 17 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kanban
UK
6 months to
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 199 142 170
Rank change year-on-year -57 +28 -19
Permanent jobs citing Kanban 1,529 2,364 3,076
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.70% 2.46% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 2.66% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,137 1,912 2,402
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £35,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,875 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 83,718 88,864 134,500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.81% 92.32% 92.41%
Number of salaries quoted 62,249 71,468 106,530
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £86,250
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 17 May 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 17 May 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 -62 1,384 £62,500 +4.17% 356
UK excluding London -41 726 £55,000 +10.00% 262
London -68 700 £70,000 +12.00% 120
Work from Home -56 308 £62,500 +25.00% 68
South East -3 189 £57,500 - 67
North of England -83 165 £55,000 +4.76% 92
South West -29 140 £52,500 +5.00% 29
Midlands -50 95 £57,500 +15.00% 33
North West -52 81 £50,000 -3.62% 67
Yorkshire -62 78 £72,500 +31.82% 23
East of England -14 57 £60,000 +20.00% 15
West Midlands -41 57 £62,500 +25.00% 21
Scotland +3 46 £54,536 +9.07% 14
East Midlands -12 37 £45,000 - 12
Wales +11 36 £60,000 +50.00% 8
North East 0 6 £53,922 +0.32% 2
Northern Ireland -5 2 £52,500 +25.00% 4

For the 6 months to 17 May 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 1,392 (91.04%) Agile Software Development
2 1,265 (82.73%) Scrum
3 523 (34.21%) DevOps
4 484 (31.65%) AWS
5 451 (29.50%) TDD
6 446 (29.17%) Java
7 442 (28.91%) JavaScript
8 394 (25.77%) Test Automation
9 383 (25.05%) Azure
10 344 (22.50%) Microservices
11 327 (21.39%) BDD
12 325 (21.26%) Finance
13 320 (20.93%) Social Skills
14 302 (19.75%) C#
15 284 (18.57%) Software Engineering
16 278 (18.18%) JIRA
17 271 (17.72%) Git (software)
18 262 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
19 258 (16.87%) .NET
20 249 (16.29%) Python
20 249 (16.29%) React
21 235 (15.37%) REST
22 230 (15.04%) SQL
23 225 (14.72%) Jenkins
24 218 (14.26%) AngularJS
25 209 (13.67%) Docker
26 198 (12.95%) RESTful
26 198 (12.95%) Linux
26 198 (12.95%) Mentoring
27 195 (12.75%) CSS

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
1 116 (7.59%) Confluence
2 41 (2.68%) Apache Spark
3 39 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
4 38 (2.49%) Apache
5 30 (1.96%) SharePoint
6 28 (1.83%) GemFire
6 28 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
7 27 (1.77%) OpenStack
8 26 (1.70%) CMS
8 26 (1.70%) IIS
9 22 (1.44%) nginx
9 22 (1.44%) Tomcat
10 21 (1.37%) JBoss
11 19 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
12 15 (0.98%) Red Hat Fuse
13 14 (0.92%) Mule
14 13 (0.85%) Mule ESB
15 9 (0.59%) Apache Airflow
16 8 (0.52%) WebSphere
16 8 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (1.24%) MS Visio
2 16 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.98%) Chatbot
4 14 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
5 12 (0.78%) InVision
6 10 (0.65%) Sketch
7 7 (0.46%) Marvel
8 6 (0.39%) Gephi
8 6 (0.39%) Revit
8 6 (0.39%) UXPin
8 6 (0.39%) Zeplin
9 5 (0.33%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 4 (0.26%) Figma
10 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
11 3 (0.20%) Adobe XD
12 1 (0.065%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.065%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 22 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 8 (0.52%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.20%) Magento
6 1 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.065%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.065%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.065%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 484 (31.65%) AWS
2 383 (25.05%) Azure
3 174 (11.38%) Serverless
4 166 (10.86%) SaaS
5 129 (8.44%) GCP
6 126 (8.24%) GitHub
7 103 (6.74%) PaaS
8 80 (5.23%) AWS Lambda
9 64 (4.19%) Amazon EC2
10 52 (3.40%) Power Platform
11 51 (3.34%) Amazon SQS
12 47 (3.07%) Amazon ECS
13 45 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
14 42 (2.75%) Amazon S3
15 36 (2.35%) Amazon EKS
15 36 (2.35%) IaaS
16 35 (2.29%) Azure Functions
17 33 (2.16%) Azure Cosmos DB
18 32 (2.09%) Azure Service Bus
18 32 (2.09%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (3.99%) HTTP
2 24 (1.57%) Internet
3 16 (1.05%) DNS
3 16 (1.05%) Firewall
4 13 (0.85%) VPN
5 12 (0.78%) SSL
6 8 (0.52%) MPLS
6 8 (0.52%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.39%) Ethernet
7 6 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (0.39%) RTP
7 6 (0.39%) VoIP
8 5 (0.33%) Broadband
8 5 (0.33%) FTP
8 5 (0.33%) IMAP
8 5 (0.33%) SMTP
9 4 (0.26%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.20%) Network Security
10 3 (0.20%) WAN
11 2 (0.13%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 126 (8.24%) Relational Database
3 102 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 98 (6.41%) NoSQL
5 94 (6.15%) MySQL
6 72 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
7 50 (3.27%) Power BI
8 48 (3.14%) Redis
9 46 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
10 42 (2.75%) Big Data
11 41 (2.68%) Amazon RDS
12 36 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 32 (2.09%) MariaDB
13 32 (2.09%) RDBMS
14 29 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 23 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 20 (1.31%) HBase
17 15 (0.98%) Data Lake
18 10 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
19 8 (0.52%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 278 (18.18%) JIRA
2 271 (17.72%) Git (software)
3 225 (14.72%) Jenkins
4 96 (6.28%) GitLab
4 96 (6.28%) Selenium
5 82 (5.36%) Cucumber
6 73 (4.77%) JUnit
7 63 (4.12%) Maven
8 60 (3.92%) Cypress.io
9 53 (3.47%) TeamCity
10 47 (3.07%) Artifactory
10 47 (3.07%) Octopus Deploy
11 46 (3.01%) IntelliJ
12 37 (2.42%) Postman
12 37 (2.42%) Sonatype Nexus
13 36 (2.35%) Visual Studio
14 33 (2.16%) Eclipse
14 33 (2.16%) Mockito
14 33 (2.16%) Protractor
15 31 (2.03%) CircleCI
General
1 325 (21.26%) Finance
2 320 (20.93%) Social Skills
3 174 (11.38%) Public Sector
4 107 (7.00%) Marketing
5 97 (6.34%) Banking
6 90 (5.89%) Analytical Skills
7 78 (5.10%) Games
8 74 (4.84%) Telecoms
9 71 (4.64%) Law
10 64 (4.19%) Manufacturing
11 63 (4.12%) Legal
12 57 (3.73%) Electronics
13 55 (3.60%) Retail
14 37 (2.42%) Influencing Skills
15 31 (2.03%) Presentation Skills
16 30 (1.96%) Automotive
17 22 (1.44%) Front Office
18 21 (1.37%) Organisational Skills
19 20 (1.31%) Local Government
20 17 (1.11%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 523 (34.21%) Developer
2 130 (8.50%) Java Developer
3 124 (8.11%) Software Engineer
4 117 (7.65%) Senior Developer
5 115 (7.52%) Analyst
6 87 (5.69%) Software Developer
7 82 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
8 80 (5.23%) Scrum Master
9 63 (4.12%) Lead Developer
10 57 (3.73%) DevOps Engineer
11 56 (3.66%) Business Analyst
12 55 (3.60%) Architect
12 55 (3.60%) Project Manager
13 52 (3.40%) C# Developer
14 49 (3.20%) Delivery Manager
15 46 (3.01%) Backend Developer
15 46 (3.01%) React Developer
16 45 (2.94%) .NET Developer
17 43 (2.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 41 (2.68%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (16.87%) .NET
2 249 (16.29%) React
3 235 (15.37%) REST
4 218 (14.26%) AngularJS
5 198 (12.95%) RESTful
6 195 (12.75%) CSS
7 174 (11.38%) HTML
8 154 (10.07%) Spring
9 142 (9.29%) Web Services
10 141 (9.22%) Node.js
11 94 (6.15%) .NET Core
12 90 (5.89%) JSON
13 88 (5.76%) .NET Framework
14 84 (5.49%) XML
15 80 (5.23%) ASP.NET
15 80 (5.23%) GraphQL
16 77 (5.04%) Kafka
17 72 (4.71%) jQuery
18 71 (4.64%) ASP.NET Web API
19 69 (4.51%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 140 (9.16%) User Experience
2 101 (6.61%) Mobile App
3 65 (4.25%) Self-Motivation
4 46 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
5 45 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
6 43 (2.81%) Blog
7 41 (2.68%) Cloud Native
8 32 (2.09%) NHS
9 26 (1.70%) Derivative
10 23 (1.50%) Private Cloud
11 22 (1.44%) Algorithms
11 22 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
12 21 (1.37%) Virtual Team
13 19 (1.24%) Video\Live Streaming
14 18 (1.18%) Renewable Energy
15 17 (1.11%) Management Information System
16 16 (1.05%) Data Structures
16 16 (1.05%) New Media
17 12 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
17 12 (0.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 198 (12.95%) Linux
2 101 (6.61%) Windows
3 66 (4.32%) Apple iOS
4 59 (3.86%) Android
5 57 (3.73%) Unix
6 37 (2.42%) Windows Server
7 27 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.33%) CentOS
9 4 (0.26%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.20%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.20%) SUSE
11 2 (0.13%) Alpine Linux
11 2 (0.13%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.065%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.065%) Fedora
12 1 (0.065%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,392 (91.04%) Agile Software Development
2 1,265 (82.73%) Scrum
3 523 (34.21%) DevOps
4 451 (29.50%) TDD
5 394 (25.77%) Test Automation
6 344 (22.50%) Microservices
7 327 (21.39%) BDD
8 284 (18.57%) Software Engineering
9 262 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
10 198 (12.95%) Mentoring
11 181 (11.84%) SDLC
12 159 (10.40%) Problem-Solving
13 150 (9.81%) Coaching
14 148 (9.68%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 139 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
16 136 (8.89%) Fintech
17 135 (8.83%) Project Management
18 134 (8.76%) Continuous Improvement
19 133 (8.70%) OO
20 124 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 446 (29.17%) Java
2 442 (28.91%) JavaScript
3 302 (19.75%) C#
4 249 (16.29%) Python
5 230 (15.04%) SQL
6 124 (8.11%) TypeScript
7 81 (5.30%) PHP
8 67 (4.38%) ES6
9 65 (4.25%) C++
10 64 (4.19%) Scala
11 63 (4.12%) Ruby
12 61 (3.99%) Java 8
13 45 (2.94%) Groovy
14 43 (2.81%) Go
15 40 (2.62%) Bash Shell
16 39 (2.55%) C
17 36 (2.35%) PowerShell
18 31 (2.03%) Shell Script
19 27 (1.77%) Kotlin
20 17 (1.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 179 (11.71%) Degree
2 122 (7.98%) Security Cleared
3 99 (6.47%) SC Cleared
4 84 (5.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (1.57%) OCP
5 24 (1.57%) Oracle Certification
6 22 (1.44%) ISTQB
7 14 (0.92%) Master's Degree
7 14 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (0.78%) DV Cleared
9 10 (0.65%) SANS
10 9 (0.59%) ISEB
11 8 (0.52%) CISSP
11 8 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (0.52%) MCSE
12 7 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.39%) CCNA
13 6 (0.39%) CompTIA Security+
13 6 (0.39%) Network+ Certification
13 6 (0.39%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (12.03%) QA
2 45 (2.94%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.24%) SLA
4 18 (1.18%) PMBOK
5 8 (0.52%) WCAG
6 6 (0.39%) PMO
7 5 (0.33%) WAI
8 3 (0.20%) GDPR
8 3 (0.20%) MiFID
9 2 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.13%) NIST
9 2 (0.13%) NIST 800
9 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.065%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.065%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.065%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.065%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.065%) SEPA
System Software
1 209 (13.67%) Docker
2 56 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (3.60%) Active Directory
4 33 (2.16%) NDS
4 33 (2.16%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 20 (1.31%) HDFS
6 6 (0.39%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.33%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.33%) Xen
8 3 (0.20%) Postfix
8 3 (0.20%) vSphere
9 2 (0.13%) Ceph
9 2 (0.13%) Gluster
9 2 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.13%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.065%) LXC
10 1 (0.065%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.065%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 171 (11.18%) Kubernetes
2 151 (9.88%) Terraform
3 132 (8.63%) Ansible
4 56 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
5 49 (3.20%) Puppet
6 31 (2.03%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 27 (1.77%) Rancher
8 19 (1.24%) Prometheus
9 17 (1.11%) Grafana
10 16 (1.05%) Kibana
10 16 (1.05%) Packer
11 10 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
12 9 (0.59%) Salt
13 8 (0.52%) Consul
14 6 (0.39%) Oozie
15 5 (0.33%) Mesos
16 4 (0.26%) Opsgenie
16 4 (0.26%) Tivoli
17 3 (0.20%) HAProxy
17 3 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 195 (12.75%) Microsoft
2 127 (8.31%) Google
3 92 (6.02%) Oracle
4 79 (5.17%) VMware
5 65 (4.25%) SAP
6 37 (2.42%) Atlassian
7 33 (2.16%) ForgeRock
7 33 (2.16%) NetIQ
7 33 (2.16%) Okta
8 29 (1.90%) ServiceNow
9 27 (1.77%) IBM
10 25 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (0.98%) Splunk
12 13 (0.85%) BT
13 12 (0.78%) Adobe
13 12 (0.78%) New Relic
14 11 (0.72%) AppDynamics
14 11 (0.72%) CA Agile Central
14 11 (0.72%) Pega
14 11 (0.72%) Spotify