Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kanban
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 186 182 160
Rank change year-on-year -4 -22 0
Permanent jobs citing Kanban 2,351 926 3,171
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.94% 1.92% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 2.06% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,471 751 2,463
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +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 114,181 44,959 130,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.99% 93.23% 92.61%
Number of salaries quoted 76,156 37,200 103,432
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 26 September 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 26 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 -9 2,091 £62,500 +4.17% 435
UK excluding London +5 1,100 £55,000 +4.76% 299
London -25 1,064 £70,000 +3.70% 166
Work from Home -28 560 £62,500 -7.41% 66
South East -19 345 £60,000 - 78
North of England +46 338 £55,000 +10.00% 91
North West +16 199 £50,000 - 59
South West -59 141 £55,000 -18.52% 35
Yorkshire -7 125 £62,500 +38.89% 22
Midlands -93 101 £62,500 +25.00% 41
Wales +14 70 £52,500 +50.00% 16
West Midlands -85 59 £62,500 +25.00% 23
East of England -67 54 £51,250 +2.50% 19
Scotland -65 44 £43,500 -3.33% 17
East Midlands -55 42 £55,000 +29.41% 17
North East -20 14 £45,345 -11.52% 10
Northern Ireland -41 14 £54,500 +59.12% 2

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 2,139 (90.98%) Agile Software Development
2 1,996 (84.90%) Scrum
3 799 (33.99%) DevOps
4 683 (29.05%) Java
5 676 (28.75%) TDD
5 676 (28.75%) AWS
6 603 (25.65%) JavaScript
7 586 (24.93%) Finance
7 586 (24.93%) Social Skills
8 576 (24.50%) Azure
9 541 (23.01%) Git (software)
10 533 (22.67%) Microservices
11 531 (22.59%) Software Engineering
12 523 (22.25%) React
13 483 (20.54%) Mentoring
14 480 (20.42%) Test Automation
15 473 (20.12%) BDD
16 431 (18.33%) JIRA
17 424 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
18 416 (17.69%) Jenkins
18 416 (17.69%) Docker
19 410 (17.44%) Kubernetes
20 407 (17.31%) CSS
21 395 (16.80%) SQL
22 394 (16.76%) Continuous Improvement
23 368 (15.65%) Coaching
24 358 (15.23%) Python
25 345 (14.67%) C#
26 344 (14.63%) HTML
27 336 (14.29%) .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
1 160 (6.81%) Confluence
2 98 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 80 (3.40%) Apache
4 63 (2.68%) GemFire
5 46 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
6 45 (1.91%) CMS
7 41 (1.74%) SharePoint
8 32 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
9 31 (1.32%) nginx
10 23 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
11 19 (0.81%) Jupyter
12 16 (0.68%) IIS
13 12 (0.51%) Tomcat
14 11 (0.47%) OpenStack
14 11 (0.47%) Umbraco
15 10 (0.43%) Drupal
15 10 (0.43%) Ethereum
15 10 (0.43%) Hyperledger
16 9 (0.38%) NServiceBus
17 7 (0.30%) Mule
Applications
1 39 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (0.89%) Chatbot
3 21 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (0.43%) Adobe Premiere
5 10 (0.43%) Final Cut Pro
6 6 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.26%) Zeplin
7 4 (0.17%) Sketch
8 2 (0.085%) InVision
9 1 (0.043%) Revit
Business Applications
1 26 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.81%) Magento
3 12 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
4 10 (0.43%) Distributed Ledger
4 10 (0.43%) R3 Corda
5 6 (0.26%) Shopify
6 5 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
6 5 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.13%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.13%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.13%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.085%) Loan IQ
9 1 (0.043%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 1 (0.043%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.043%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.043%) Front Arena
9 1 (0.043%) Maximo
9 1 (0.043%) SAP GRC
9 1 (0.043%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 676 (28.75%) AWS
2 576 (24.50%) Azure
3 226 (9.61%) GitHub
4 220 (9.36%) SaaS
5 215 (9.15%) Serverless
6 188 (8.00%) GCP
7 135 (5.74%) AWS Lambda
8 110 (4.68%) PaaS
9 97 (4.13%) Amazon EC2
10 85 (3.62%) Amazon SQS
11 82 (3.49%) Amazon S3
12 67 (2.85%) AWS CloudFormation
13 65 (2.76%) Power Platform
14 53 (2.25%) IaaS
15 47 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
16 46 (1.96%) OpenShift
17 42 (1.79%) Heroku
18 39 (1.66%) Slack
19 38 (1.62%) CloudFront
20 37 (1.57%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (3.32%) HTTP
2 39 (1.66%) Broadband
3 27 (1.15%) Internet
4 13 (0.55%) DNS
5 10 (0.43%) SSH
6 9 (0.38%) DHCP
6 9 (0.38%) HTTPS
6 9 (0.38%) IPv4
6 9 (0.38%) IPv6
6 9 (0.38%) SMTP
6 9 (0.38%) SNMP
6 9 (0.38%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.34%) Firewall
8 7 (0.30%) 5G
8 7 (0.30%) MQTT
8 7 (0.30%) SMS
9 6 (0.26%) DSL
9 6 (0.26%) RTP
10 5 (0.21%) Kerberos
10 5 (0.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (9.10%) SQL Server
2 198 (8.42%) MySQL
3 146 (6.21%) Relational Database
4 133 (5.66%) NoSQL
5 124 (5.27%) PostgreSQL
6 120 (5.10%) Redis
7 118 (5.02%) Big Data
8 83 (3.53%) Amazon RDS
9 75 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
10 72 (3.06%) MongoDB
11 59 (2.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 58 (2.47%) MariaDB
13 57 (2.42%) HBase
13 57 (2.42%) Power BI
14 36 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 34 (1.45%) Amazon Aurora
16 33 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 29 (1.23%) Data Lake
17 29 (1.23%) RDBMS
18 25 (1.06%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 541 (23.01%) Git (software)
2 431 (18.33%) JIRA
3 416 (17.69%) Jenkins
4 167 (7.10%) Cypress.io
5 148 (6.30%) Cucumber
6 143 (6.08%) Selenium
7 131 (5.57%) JUnit
8 130 (5.53%) GitLab
9 92 (3.91%) Gradle
9 92 (3.91%) Sonatype Nexus
10 90 (3.83%) Maven
11 89 (3.79%) webpack
12 79 (3.36%) Protractor
13 76 (3.23%) Mockito
14 68 (2.89%) Bitbucket
15 66 (2.81%) IntelliJ
16 65 (2.76%) SonarQube
17 62 (2.64%) Storybook
18 61 (2.59%) Eclipse
19 60 (2.55%) CircleCI
General
1 586 (24.93%) Finance
1 586 (24.93%) Social Skills
2 214 (9.10%) Banking
3 176 (7.49%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 163 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
5 135 (5.74%) Public Sector
6 124 (5.27%) Law
7 118 (5.02%) Retail
8 107 (4.55%) Games
9 86 (3.66%) Marketing
10 85 (3.62%) Legal
11 69 (2.93%) Advertising
12 58 (2.47%) Presentation Skills
13 56 (2.38%) Financial Institution
14 55 (2.34%) Influencing Skills
15 52 (2.21%) Organisational Skills
16 43 (1.83%) Telecoms
17 40 (1.70%) Automotive
18 37 (1.57%) Local Government
19 31 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 701 (29.82%) Developer
2 230 (9.78%) Software Engineer
3 179 (7.61%) Scrum Master
4 162 (6.89%) Senior Developer
5 151 (6.42%) Software Developer
6 150 (6.38%) Analyst
7 126 (5.36%) Java Developer
8 114 (4.85%) Project Manager
9 109 (4.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 96 (4.08%) Business Analyst
10 96 (4.08%) Lead Developer
11 92 (3.91%) Delivery Manager
12 85 (3.62%) Architect
13 82 (3.49%) Senior Software Engineer
14 78 (3.32%) Agile Coach
15 66 (2.81%) DevOps Engineer
16 65 (2.76%) Lead Software Engineer
17 62 (2.64%) Full Stack Developer
18 61 (2.59%) Data Engineer
19 55 (2.34%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 523 (22.25%) React
2 407 (17.31%) CSS
3 344 (14.63%) HTML
4 336 (14.29%) .NET
5 316 (13.44%) AngularJS
6 314 (13.36%) RESTful
7 309 (13.14%) REST
8 299 (12.72%) Web Services
9 285 (12.12%) Node.js
10 274 (11.65%) Spring
11 187 (7.95%) Kafka
12 176 (7.49%) JSON
13 161 (6.85%) .NET Core
14 157 (6.68%) Redux
15 145 (6.17%) Spring Boot
16 141 (6.00%) XML
17 117 (4.98%) .NET Framework
18 109 (4.64%) Jest
19 107 (4.55%) GraphQL
20 103 (4.38%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 262 (11.14%) User Experience
2 142 (6.04%) Self-Motivation
3 74 (3.15%) Virtual Team
4 73 (3.11%) Algorithms
5 70 (2.98%) Legacy Systems
6 65 (2.76%) Cloud Native
7 64 (2.72%) Mobile App
8 63 (2.68%) Greenfield Project
9 60 (2.55%) Linux Command Line
10 49 (2.08%) Video\Live Streaming
11 45 (1.91%) Social Media
12 42 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
13 39 (1.66%) Management Information System
14 38 (1.62%) Public Cloud
15 35 (1.49%) Data Structures
15 35 (1.49%) Life Science
15 35 (1.49%) Reinsurance
16 34 (1.45%) Blog
17 32 (1.36%) Legacy Code
18 31 (1.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 244 (10.38%) Linux
2 112 (4.76%) Unix
3 101 (4.30%) Android
4 91 (3.87%) Windows
5 71 (3.02%) Apple iOS
6 32 (1.36%) Windows Server
7 19 (0.81%) Mac OS
8 15 (0.64%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.30%) CentOS
10 6 (0.26%) Debian
11 4 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.17%) Tizen
11 4 (0.17%) webOS
12 3 (0.13%) SUSE
12 3 (0.13%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.085%) VMS
13 2 (0.085%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.085%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.085%) Windows Server 2016
13 2 (0.085%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,139 (90.98%) Agile Software Development
2 1,996 (84.90%) Scrum
3 799 (33.99%) DevOps
4 676 (28.75%) TDD
5 533 (22.67%) Microservices
6 531 (22.59%) Software Engineering
7 483 (20.54%) Mentoring
8 480 (20.42%) Test Automation
9 473 (20.12%) BDD
10 424 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
11 394 (16.76%) Continuous Improvement
12 368 (15.65%) Coaching
13 323 (13.74%) Full Stack Development
14 316 (13.44%) Problem-Solving
15 310 (13.19%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 296 (12.59%) SDLC
17 229 (9.74%) User Stories
18 214 (9.10%) Computer Science
19 213 (9.06%) Fintech
19 213 (9.06%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 683 (29.05%) Java
2 603 (25.65%) JavaScript
3 395 (16.80%) SQL
4 358 (15.23%) Python
5 345 (14.67%) C#
6 220 (9.36%) TypeScript
7 133 (5.66%) PHP
8 94 (4.00%) Kotlin
9 92 (3.91%) Scala
10 91 (3.87%) Ruby
11 90 (3.83%) ES6
12 84 (3.57%) Java 8
13 71 (3.02%) Groovy
14 68 (2.89%) PowerShell
15 61 (2.59%) Go
15 61 (2.59%) Shell Script
16 58 (2.47%) C
17 52 (2.21%) C++
18 48 (2.04%) Java 11
19 33 (1.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 309 (13.14%) Degree
2 94 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 82 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 69 (2.93%) SC Cleared
5 50 (2.13%) OCP
5 50 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
6 22 (0.94%) Master's Degree
6 22 (0.94%) PMI Certification
7 21 (0.89%) DV Cleared
7 21 (0.89%) ISTQB
8 17 (0.72%) PMP
9 16 (0.68%) ISEB
10 9 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (0.34%) MBA
11 8 (0.34%) MCSA
11 8 (0.34%) MCSE
12 6 (0.26%) AWS Certification
12 6 (0.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 4 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 240 (10.21%) QA
2 61 (2.59%) Accessibility
3 42 (1.79%) Data Quality
4 21 (0.89%) SLA
5 12 (0.51%) PMO
6 11 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.38%) GDPR
8 7 (0.30%) WAI
9 6 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 6 (0.26%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.26%) TickIT
9 6 (0.26%) WCAG
10 5 (0.21%) COBIT
10 5 (0.21%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.043%) GRC
11 1 (0.043%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.043%) NCSC
11 1 (0.043%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.043%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 416 (17.69%) Docker
2 70 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (2.42%) HDFS
4 56 (2.38%) Active Directory
5 23 (0.98%) NDS
5 23 (0.98%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 12 (0.51%) Postfix
7 11 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.26%) Terminal Services
8 6 (0.26%) vSphere
9 4 (0.17%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.13%) Firmware
10 3 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.085%) Ceph
11 2 (0.085%) Gluster
11 2 (0.085%) vCloud
11 2 (0.085%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 410 (17.44%) Kubernetes
2 231 (9.83%) Terraform
3 178 (7.57%) Ansible
4 75 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
5 32 (1.36%) Grafana
5 32 (1.36%) Prometheus
6 31 (1.32%) Puppet
7 30 (1.28%) Graphite
8 25 (1.06%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 19 (0.81%) Packer
10 16 (0.68%) Rancher
11 15 (0.64%) Graylog
11 15 (0.64%) Opsgenie
12 9 (0.38%) Consul
12 9 (0.38%) Istio
12 9 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
13 8 (0.34%) Salt
14 6 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
15 5 (0.21%) Kibana
15 5 (0.21%) Mesos
Vendors
1 221 (9.40%) Microsoft
2 150 (6.38%) Google
3 104 (4.42%) Oracle
4 101 (4.30%) VMware
5 64 (2.72%) Okta
6 55 (2.34%) Atlassian
7 42 (1.79%) SAP
8 38 (1.62%) LexisNexis
9 37 (1.57%) YouTube
10 35 (1.49%) ServiceNow
11 34 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
12 31 (1.32%) Splunk
13 26 (1.11%) ForgeRock
14 25 (1.06%) NetIQ
15 23 (0.98%) IBM
16 21 (0.89%) Pega
17 19 (0.81%) HP
18 18 (0.77%) Spotify
19 17 (0.72%) Databricks
19 17 (0.72%) Instagram