Period
to 21 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Line Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Line Management over the 6 months to 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Line Management
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 182 181
Rank change year-on-year -18 -1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Line Management 3142 3779 4101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.79% 1.92% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 2.15% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2449 2935 3043
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
10th Percentile £30,618 £31,680 £31,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -2.06%

Line Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 158275 175507 192436
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.06% 88.16%
Number of salaries quoted 125523 146398 157190
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,625 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Line Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Line Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Line Management in the UK

Line Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Line Management.

Salary trend for Line Management in the UK

Line Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Line Management over the 6 months to 21 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Line Management in the UK

Line Management
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Line Management within the UK over the 6 months to 21 August 2017. 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 -23 3011 £56,000 +1.82% 179
UK excluding London -8 1965 £50,000 +5.26% 116
London -16 1140 £65,000 - 72
South East +9 518 £55,000 +10.00% 22
North of England -11 441 £48,500 +7.78% 29
Midlands -21 410 £45,000 -6.74% 24
West Midlands -24 292 £45,250 -4.74% 20
South West +10 272 £45,000 - 13
East of England -20 242 £55,000 - 19
North West -29 218 £50,000 +17.65% 17
Yorkshire +3 206 £50,000 +3.09% 9
East Midlands -14 115 £37,500 -25.00% 4
Scotland -43 69 £57,500 +17.95% 9
Wales +29 28 £45,000 -17.43%
North East +19 19 £42,500 - 3
Northern Ireland -12 3 £62,500 +38.89%

For the 6 months to 21 August 2017, IT jobs citing Line Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Line Management.

1 1065 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
2 920 (29.28%) Finance
3 575 (18.30%) Microsoft
4 549 (17.47%) Project Management
5 534 (17.00%) SQL
6 470 (14.96%) ITIL
7 444 (14.13%) SQL Server
8 429 (13.65%) .NET
9 424 (13.49%) Scrum
10 420 (13.37%) Mentoring
11 406 (12.92%) Java
12 404 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
13 399 (12.70%) Degree
14 383 (12.19%) Windows
15 360 (11.46%) C#
16 354 (11.27%) Coaching
17 346 (11.01%) Service Delivery
18 333 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
19 310 (9.87%) JavaScript
20 297 (9.45%) PRINCE2
21 288 (9.17%) Retail
22 285 (9.07%) Continuous Improvement
23 244 (7.77%) TDD
24 243 (7.73%) Management Information System
25 242 (7.70%) Banking
26 237 (7.54%) Change Management
27 231 (7.35%) CRM
28 228 (7.26%) Software Engineering
29 220 (7.00%) Marketing
30 214 (6.81%) HTML

Line Management
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
1 115 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 93 (2.96%) CMS
3 77 (2.45%) IIS
4 51 (1.62%) WebSphere
5 43 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 40 (1.27%) Apache
7 38 (1.21%) MS Exchange
7 38 (1.21%) SAS
8 28 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
9 25 (0.80%) JBoss
10 24 (0.76%) Apache Spark
11 18 (0.57%) WebLogic
12 17 (0.54%) ArcGIS
13 15 (0.48%) Apache Solr
14 14 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 13 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
15 13 (0.41%) GeoServer
15 13 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
16 12 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
17 11 (0.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 166 (5.28%) Microsoft Office
2 125 (3.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 71 (2.26%) Microsoft Project
4 67 (2.13%) MS Visio
5 66 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.22%) 3ds Max
7 7 (0.22%) InVision
7 7 (0.22%) Maya
8 6 (0.19%) SPSS
9 5 (0.16%) InfoPath
9 5 (0.16%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.064%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.032%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.032%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.032%) InDesign
11 1 (0.032%) Moqups
11 1 (0.032%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 80 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.48%) SAP CO
2 15 (0.48%) SAP FI
2 15 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
3 13 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.25%) SAP ERP
6 7 (0.22%) Magento
6 7 (0.22%) Movex
7 6 (0.19%) Infor M3
7 6 (0.19%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
8 5 (0.16%) SAP HCM
9 4 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.095%) Maximo
10 3 (0.095%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.095%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 191 (6.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 144 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
3 115 (3.66%) Office 365
4 88 (2.80%) SaaS
5 44 (1.40%) IaaS
6 38 (1.21%) PaaS
7 37 (1.18%) GitHub
8 20 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
9 17 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
10 12 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (0.35%) Trello
12 10 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
12 10 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
13 8 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
14 7 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 6 (0.19%) Google Analytics
16 5 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 126 (4.01%) Firewall
2 75 (2.39%) WAN
3 65 (2.07%) LAN
4 57 (1.81%) DNS
5 53 (1.69%) SAN
6 51 (1.62%) TCP/IP
6 51 (1.62%) VoIP
7 49 (1.56%) Network Security
7 49 (1.56%) VPN
8 44 (1.40%) MPLS
9 43 (1.37%) DHCP
10 41 (1.30%) BGP
10 41 (1.30%) Wireless
11 39 (1.24%) Internet
12 38 (1.21%) OSPF
13 32 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
14 30 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
15 28 (0.89%) IPsec
15 28 (0.89%) SSL
16 27 (0.86%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 444 (14.13%) SQL Server
2 150 (4.77%) MySQL
3 102 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 101 (3.21%) Big Data
5 75 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
6 73 (2.32%) Relational Database
7 57 (1.81%) NoSQL
8 56 (1.78%) MongoDB
9 53 (1.69%) QlikView
10 41 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 38 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 37 (1.18%) RDBMS
13 32 (1.02%) Hadoop
14 30 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
15 26 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
16 21 (0.67%) Geospatial Data
16 21 (0.67%) GIS
16 21 (0.67%) Redis
17 20 (0.64%) Oracle Database
18 18 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 118 (3.76%) Git (software)
2 81 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 78 (2.48%) Jenkins
4 76 (2.42%) JIRA
5 49 (1.56%) Visual Studio
6 42 (1.34%) Selenium
7 32 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 26 (0.83%) TeamCity
9 25 (0.80%) Maven
10 20 (0.64%) Cucumber
11 19 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
12 18 (0.57%) Subversion
13 17 (0.54%) WebDriver
14 16 (0.51%) Hudson
15 14 (0.45%) NUnit
16 13 (0.41%) MSBuild
17 11 (0.35%) Redmine
18 10 (0.32%) MSTest
19 9 (0.29%) Eclipse
19 9 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
General
1 920 (29.28%) Finance
2 288 (9.17%) Retail
3 242 (7.70%) Banking
4 220 (7.00%) Marketing
5 153 (4.87%) Telecoms
6 100 (3.18%) Legal
7 70 (2.23%) Electronics
8 67 (2.13%) Investment Banking
9 65 (2.07%) Manufacturing
10 60 (1.91%) Games
11 59 (1.88%) Back Office
12 56 (1.78%) Advertising
12 56 (1.78%) Retail Banking
13 49 (1.56%) Law
14 38 (1.21%) Military
15 35 (1.11%) Publishing
16 30 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
17 26 (0.83%) Billing
18 22 (0.70%) Local Government
19 19 (0.60%) German Language
Job Titles
1 369 (11.74%) Developer
2 273 (8.69%) Analyst
3 249 (7.92%) Team Leader
4 185 (5.89%) Development Manager
5 184 (5.86%) Project Manager
6 160 (5.09%) Architect
7 150 (4.77%) IT Manager
8 129 (4.11%) Lead Developer
9 119 (3.79%) Service Manager
10 116 (3.69%) Business Analyst
11 109 (3.47%) Programme Manager
12 102 (3.25%) Senior Developer
13 99 (3.15%) Delivery Manager
14 96 (3.06%) Senior Manager
15 92 (2.93%) Consultant
16 82 (2.61%) .NET Developer
17 78 (2.48%) Security Manager
18 77 (2.45%) Infrastructure Manager
19 69 (2.20%) Senior Analyst
19 69 (2.20%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 429 (13.65%) .NET
2 214 (6.81%) HTML
3 170 (5.41%) Web Services
4 153 (4.87%) ASP.NET
5 135 (4.30%) CSS
6 118 (3.76%) .NET Framework
7 117 (3.72%) XML
8 88 (2.80%) AngularJS
9 83 (2.64%) WCF
10 74 (2.36%) jQuery
10 74 (2.36%) Spring
11 68 (2.16%) RESTful
12 64 (2.04%) HTML5
13 61 (1.94%) WPF
14 57 (1.81%) Node.js
15 56 (1.78%) ASP.NET Web API
16 54 (1.72%) SOAP
17 52 (1.65%) REST
18 46 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC
19 44 (1.40%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 333 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
2 243 (7.73%) Management Information System
3 167 (5.32%) Computer Science
3 167 (5.32%) Data Centre
4 130 (4.14%) User Experience
5 78 (2.48%) Virtual Team
6 67 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
7 45 (1.43%) NHS
8 44 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
9 41 (1.30%) Mobile App
10 39 (1.24%) Public Cloud
11 35 (1.11%) Driving Licence
12 33 (1.05%) CMDB
13 31 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 26 (0.83%) e-Learning
14 26 (0.83%) EPoS
15 24 (0.76%) Client/Server
16 23 (0.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 22 (0.70%) Social Media
18 21 (0.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 383 (12.19%) Windows
2 169 (5.38%) Linux
3 155 (4.93%) Windows Server
4 105 (3.34%) Unix
5 76 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 71 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 63 (2.01%) Windows 7
8 47 (1.50%) Windows 10
9 44 (1.40%) Android
10 27 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (0.76%) VxWorks
12 23 (0.73%) Apple iOS
13 22 (0.70%) Windows 8
14 13 (0.41%) Mac OS X
15 12 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 11 (0.35%) Mac OS
17 9 (0.29%) AIX
17 9 (0.29%) CentOS
18 7 (0.22%) Solaris
18 7 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1065 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
2 549 (17.47%) Project Management
3 470 (14.96%) ITIL
4 424 (13.49%) Scrum
5 420 (13.37%) Mentoring
6 404 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 354 (11.27%) Coaching
8 346 (11.01%) Service Delivery
9 297 (9.45%) PRINCE2
10 285 (9.07%) Continuous Improvement
11 244 (7.77%) TDD
12 237 (7.54%) Change Management
13 231 (7.35%) CRM
14 228 (7.26%) Software Engineering
15 214 (6.81%) SDLC
16 201 (6.40%) E-Commerce
17 198 (6.30%) Performance Management
18 185 (5.89%) IT Strategy
19 184 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
20 183 (5.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 534 (17.00%) SQL
2 406 (12.92%) Java
3 360 (11.46%) C#
4 310 (9.87%) JavaScript
5 157 (5.00%) Python
6 149 (4.74%) C
7 125 (3.98%) C++
8 118 (3.76%) T-SQL
9 87 (2.77%) PHP
10 67 (2.13%) Scala
11 65 (2.07%) PowerShell
12 53 (1.69%) Ruby
13 23 (0.73%) Bash Shell
14 21 (0.67%) VB
14 21 (0.67%) VBA
15 20 (0.64%) XPath
15 20 (0.64%) XQuery
16 19 (0.60%) Perl
17 16 (0.51%) R
18 14 (0.45%) Go
Qualifications
1 399 (12.70%) Degree
2 167 (5.32%) Security Cleared
3 104 (3.31%) PMP
4 93 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 89 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
5 89 (2.83%) ISEB
6 77 (2.45%) PMI Certification
7 75 (2.39%) ITIL Certification
8 69 (2.20%) CCNP
9 66 (2.10%) SC Cleared
10 61 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
11 57 (1.81%) CISSP
12 47 (1.50%) DV Cleared
13 40 (1.27%) CCNA
14 36 (1.15%) ISTQB
15 35 (1.11%) MCSE
16 25 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 24 (0.76%) MCSA
18 23 (0.73%) CISM
19 22 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (6.27%) QA
2 149 (4.74%) SLA
3 126 (4.01%) PMO
4 56 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (0.95%) ISO 9001
6 28 (0.89%) Data Quality
7 22 (0.70%) GDPR
8 19 (0.60%) ISO 14001
9 15 (0.48%) PCI DSS
10 11 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
10 11 (0.35%) GCP
11 10 (0.32%) COBIT
11 10 (0.32%) ISO 22301
12 9 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 15288
13 8 (0.25%) MiFID
14 7 (0.22%) P3O
15 6 (0.19%) WCAG
16 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 5 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 3 (0.095%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 198 (6.30%) Active Directory
2 112 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (2.13%) Docker
4 63 (2.01%) Hyper-V
5 22 (0.70%) vSphere
6 19 (0.60%) Firmware
7 17 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (0.35%) XenApp
9 8 (0.25%) HDFS
10 6 (0.19%) BitLocker
10 6 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.16%) NFS
11 5 (0.16%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.095%) iptables
12 3 (0.095%) Postfix
12 3 (0.095%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.095%) XenServer
13 2 (0.064%) FreeRADIUS
13 2 (0.064%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 59 (1.88%) Ansible
2 47 (1.50%) Puppet
3 37 (1.18%) SCCM
4 30 (0.95%) Backup Exec
5 19 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (0.60%) SCOM
6 17 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 14 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
7 14 (0.45%) NetBackup
8 13 (0.41%) Kubernetes
9 11 (0.35%) SCVMM
10 10 (0.32%) Cisco UCCE
10 10 (0.32%) Cisco UCCX
11 9 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
12 8 (0.25%) Oozie
12 8 (0.25%) Terraform
12 8 (0.25%) WSUS
13 7 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
13 7 (0.22%) Nagios
14 6 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 575 (18.30%) Microsoft
2 187 (5.95%) Cisco
3 179 (5.70%) VMware
4 174 (5.54%) Oracle
5 114 (3.63%) Citrix
6 107 (3.41%) SAP
7 84 (2.67%) HP
8 57 (1.81%) IBM
9 46 (1.46%) Tableau
10 37 (1.18%) CheckPoint
11 35 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
12 33 (1.05%) Adobe
12 33 (1.05%) Juniper
13 30 (0.95%) Red Hat
14 29 (0.92%) F5
14 29 (0.92%) hybris
15 28 (0.89%) EMC
16 26 (0.83%) Remedy
17 24 (0.76%) Cognizant
18 23 (0.73%) NetApp