Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Line Management
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 205 187
Rank change year-on-year +15 -18 -3
Permanent jobs citing Line Management 3,035 3,184 3,809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.79% 1.80% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.96% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,105 2,489 2,950
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.38% +3.33%
10th Percentile £32,350 £30,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £83,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Line Management 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 154,531 162,100 180,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.12% 91.52% 90.79%
Number of salaries quoted 123,046 129,010 150,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 2018. 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 +10 2,823 £55,000 - 376
UK excluding London -5 1,864 £52,500 +5.00% 283
London -3 1,078 £65,000 - 123
North of England +19 454 £50,000 +3.09% 74
South East -37 432 £55,000 - 69
Midlands +12 391 £47,500 +5.56% 50
West Midlands +27 300 £49,500 +10.00% 35
East of England +24 254 £57,500 +4.55% 33
North West +23 249 £52,500 +5.00% 45
South West -17 214 £50,000 +11.11% 27
Yorkshire +16 184 £50,000 +3.09% 24
Scotland +9 93 £57,750 +0.43% 23
East Midlands -19 91 £47,500 +26.67% 14
Wales +23 37 £45,000 - 7
North East -18 21 £36,900 -13.18% 5
Northern Ireland +2 6 £30,500 -51.20%

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT jobs citing Line Management 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 Line Management.

1 1,175 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 879 (28.96%) Finance
3 618 (20.36%) Project Management
4 544 (17.92%) Mentoring
5 538 (17.73%) Microsoft
6 499 (16.44%) Degree
7 483 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 428 (14.10%) ITIL
9 420 (13.84%) SQL
9 420 (13.84%) Problem-Solving
10 409 (13.48%) Java
11 404 (13.31%) Scrum
12 378 (12.45%) Continuous Improvement
13 352 (11.60%) Coaching
14 349 (11.50%) Windows
15 340 (11.20%) Software Engineering
16 329 (10.84%) C#
17 322 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
18 295 (9.72%) .NET
19 288 (9.49%) PRINCE2
20 285 (9.39%) Microsoft Azure
21 284 (9.36%) SQL Server
22 280 (9.23%) TDD
23 272 (8.96%) QA
24 264 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
25 256 (8.43%) Service Delivery
26 252 (8.30%) Retail
27 251 (8.27%) Data Centre
28 244 (8.04%) SDLC
29 238 (7.84%) DevOps

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 73 (2.41%) SharePoint
2 70 (2.31%) Confluence
3 51 (1.68%) CMS
4 49 (1.61%) Apache
4 49 (1.61%) MS Exchange
5 48 (1.58%) Apache Spark
6 46 (1.52%) IIS
7 30 (0.99%) WordPress
8 27 (0.89%) Skype for Business
9 23 (0.76%) SAS
10 21 (0.69%) Tomcat
11 20 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 20 (0.66%) WebSphere
12 17 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
13 16 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
13 16 (0.53%) OpenStack
14 15 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
14 15 (0.49%) JBoss
15 14 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
16 13 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 190 (6.26%) Microsoft Office
2 146 (4.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 101 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
4 68 (2.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 41 (1.35%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.63%) Chatbot
7 18 (0.59%) Photoshop
8 12 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
9 11 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 9 (0.30%) AutoCAD
11 7 (0.23%) InDesign
12 4 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
12 4 (0.13%) SPSS
13 2 (0.066%) 3ds Max
13 2 (0.066%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.066%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.066%) EViews
13 2 (0.066%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.033%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 38 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.53%) Eagle PACE
2 16 (0.53%) Front Arena
2 16 (0.53%) thinkFolio
3 11 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.30%) SAP BPC
5 5 (0.16%) Bloomberg AIM
5 5 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.16%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
6 4 (0.13%) Postilion
6 4 (0.13%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.099%) Aareon QL
7 3 (0.099%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.099%) MIS ActiveH
7 3 (0.099%) Northgate Housing
7 3 (0.099%) OPENContractor
7 3 (0.099%) OPENHousing
7 3 (0.099%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.099%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 285 (9.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 201 (6.62%) Amazon AWS
3 158 (5.21%) Office 365
4 77 (2.54%) SaaS
5 54 (1.78%) IaaS
6 46 (1.52%) PaaS
7 38 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
8 25 (0.82%) Amazon Kinesis
8 25 (0.82%) GitHub
9 24 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (0.69%) Google Analytics
11 17 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
12 16 (0.53%) Amazon S3
12 16 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
13 15 (0.49%) npm
13 15 (0.49%) Slack
14 14 (0.46%) CloudFront
15 11 (0.36%) OpenShift
15 11 (0.36%) Serverless
15 11 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 164 (5.40%) Firewall
2 92 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 84 (2.77%) LAN
4 82 (2.70%) WAN
5 78 (2.57%) DNS
6 49 (1.61%) Internet
6 49 (1.61%) VPN
7 46 (1.52%) DHCP
8 41 (1.35%) NetScaler
9 37 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
10 33 (1.09%) Network Security
11 31 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
11 31 (1.02%) VoIP
12 27 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
12 27 (0.89%) Skype
13 25 (0.82%) Ethernet
14 24 (0.79%) Broadband
14 24 (0.79%) Wireless
15 22 (0.72%) IPsec
16 21 (0.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (9.36%) SQL Server
2 121 (3.99%) Big Data
3 90 (2.97%) Relational Database
4 84 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
5 72 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 68 (2.24%) Power BI
7 67 (2.21%) MySQL
8 58 (1.91%) NoSQL
9 39 (1.29%) MongoDB
9 39 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 38 (1.25%) Hadoop
11 34 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 33 (1.09%) Oracle Database
13 27 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
14 25 (0.82%) GIS
14 25 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
15 18 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
15 18 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
17 13 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 169 (5.57%) JIRA
2 125 (4.12%) Git (software)
3 106 (3.49%) Jenkins
4 90 (2.97%) Selenium
5 56 (1.85%) Cucumber
6 51 (1.68%) TeamCity
7 45 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 42 (1.38%) LoadRunner
8 42 (1.38%) WebDriver
9 41 (1.35%) Appium
10 38 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
11 33 (1.09%) Visual Studio
12 32 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
12 32 (1.05%) TestRail
13 31 (1.02%) Subversion
14 30 (0.99%) Bitbucket
14 30 (0.99%) NeoLoad
15 29 (0.96%) Maven
16 28 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
17 19 (0.63%) NUnit
General
1 879 (28.96%) Finance
2 252 (8.30%) Retail
3 175 (5.77%) Marketing
4 126 (4.15%) Banking
5 91 (3.00%) Legal
6 86 (2.83%) Telecoms
7 81 (2.67%) Games
8 53 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 48 (1.58%) Billing
10 47 (1.55%) Publishing
11 45 (1.48%) Electronics
12 41 (1.35%) Front Office
13 40 (1.32%) Law
14 37 (1.22%) Back Office
15 33 (1.09%) Advertising
16 32 (1.05%) Automotive
17 30 (0.99%) Military
18 24 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
19 19 (0.63%) Retail Banking
20 17 (0.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 291 (9.59%) Analyst
2 245 (8.07%) Developer
3 239 (7.87%) Architect
4 236 (7.78%) Team Leader
5 200 (6.59%) Project Manager
6 141 (4.65%) IT Manager
7 132 (4.35%) Development Manager
8 116 (3.82%) Senior Manager
9 112 (3.69%) Lead Developer
10 110 (3.62%) Software Engineer
11 106 (3.49%) Business Analyst
12 105 (3.46%) Software Manager
13 99 (3.26%) Service Manager
14 94 (3.10%) Programme Manager
15 86 (2.83%) Delivery Manager
16 82 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
17 81 (2.67%) Consultant
18 65 (2.14%) Technical Manager
19 63 (2.08%) Technical Leader
20 59 (1.94%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (9.72%) .NET
2 181 (5.96%) HTML
3 173 (5.70%) Web Services
4 162 (5.34%) CSS
5 118 (3.89%) AngularJS
6 98 (3.23%) ASP.NET
7 87 (2.87%) Spring
8 84 (2.77%) jQuery
9 83 (2.73%) REST
10 75 (2.47%) .NET Framework
11 72 (2.37%) RESTful
12 69 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
13 68 (2.24%) HTML5
14 63 (2.08%) WCF
15 59 (1.94%) React
15 59 (1.94%) XML
16 53 (1.75%) Middleware
17 51 (1.68%) Node.js
18 47 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC
18 47 (1.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 322 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 251 (8.27%) Data Centre
3 185 (6.10%) Management Information System
4 175 (5.77%) Self-Motivation
5 158 (5.21%) User Experience
6 154 (5.07%) Computer Science
7 105 (3.46%) Mobile App
8 76 (2.50%) Algorithms
9 65 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
10 64 (2.11%) Data Structures
11 45 (1.48%) Driving Licence
12 44 (1.45%) Fintech
13 36 (1.19%) CMDB
13 36 (1.19%) Virtual Team
14 34 (1.12%) PMI
15 31 (1.02%) Private Cloud
16 30 (0.99%) Social Media
17 29 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
18 26 (0.86%) Fixed Income
18 26 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 349 (11.50%) Windows
2 188 (6.19%) Linux
3 147 (4.84%) Windows Server
4 102 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 82 (2.70%) Windows 10
6 76 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 67 (2.21%) Unix
8 53 (1.75%) Windows 7
9 41 (1.35%) Apple iOS
10 31 (1.02%) Android
11 22 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (0.59%) Debian
13 13 (0.43%) Solaris
14 12 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (0.40%) Ubuntu
15 9 (0.30%) AIX
15 9 (0.30%) Windows 8
15 9 (0.30%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.26%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,175 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 618 (20.36%) Project Management
3 544 (17.92%) Mentoring
4 483 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 428 (14.10%) ITIL
6 420 (13.84%) Problem-Solving
7 404 (13.31%) Scrum
8 378 (12.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 352 (11.60%) Coaching
10 340 (11.20%) Software Engineering
11 288 (9.49%) PRINCE2
12 280 (9.23%) TDD
13 264 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
14 256 (8.43%) Service Delivery
15 244 (8.04%) SDLC
16 238 (7.84%) DevOps
17 234 (7.71%) Presales
18 232 (7.64%) Change Management
19 228 (7.51%) Test Automation
20 227 (7.48%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 420 (13.84%) SQL
2 409 (13.48%) Java
3 329 (10.84%) C#
4 225 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 185 (6.10%) Python
6 111 (3.66%) C
7 96 (3.16%) C++
8 85 (2.80%) PHP
9 70 (2.31%) Scala
10 65 (2.14%) Ruby
11 62 (2.04%) T-SQL
12 49 (1.61%) Perl
13 43 (1.42%) R
14 37 (1.22%) PowerShell
15 36 (1.19%) Bash Shell
16 35 (1.15%) PL/SQL
17 34 (1.12%) Java 8
18 26 (0.86%) TypeScript
19 20 (0.66%) Go
20 16 (0.53%) ES6
Qualifications
1 499 (16.44%) Degree
2 137 (4.51%) Security Cleared
3 125 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 116 (3.82%) SC Cleared
5 94 (3.10%) PMI Certification
6 84 (2.77%) MCSE
7 77 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
7 77 (2.54%) PMP
8 74 (2.44%) ISEB
9 67 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
10 57 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 43 (1.42%) CISSP
12 39 (1.29%) CCNP
13 38 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 37 (1.22%) ISTQB
15 35 (1.15%) SAFe Agilist
16 32 (1.05%) CCNA
17 25 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
17 25 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 24 (0.79%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 272 (8.96%) QA
2 146 (4.81%) SLA
3 132 (4.35%) PMO
4 93 (3.06%) GDPR
5 66 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 63 (2.08%) Data Quality
7 27 (0.89%) PCI DSS
8 21 (0.69%) GPG13
9 16 (0.53%) ISO 9001
10 15 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
11 12 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 11 (0.36%) ISAE 3402
12 11 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 11 (0.36%) Solvency II
12 11 (0.36%) SSAE 16
13 8 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
14 6 (0.20%) GxP
15 4 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 4 (0.13%) ISO 22301
15 4 (0.13%) MISRA
System Software
1 220 (7.25%) Active Directory
2 132 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (3.39%) Hyper-V
4 61 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
5 51 (1.68%) XenApp
6 49 (1.61%) Docker
6 49 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
7 47 (1.55%) XenDesktop
8 31 (1.02%) vSphere
9 21 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
11 9 (0.30%) Firmware
12 8 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.16%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.066%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.066%) Ceph
15 2 (0.066%) RHEV
15 2 (0.066%) Squid
15 2 (0.066%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 63 (2.08%) Ansible
2 57 (1.88%) Puppet
3 56 (1.85%) SCCM
4 47 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
5 45 (1.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 45 (1.48%) Microsoft Intune
6 44 (1.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 42 (1.38%) SCOrch
8 31 (1.02%) Kubernetes
9 30 (0.99%) SCVMM
10 25 (0.82%) Terraform
11 17 (0.56%) SCOM
12 15 (0.49%) vCenter Server
13 13 (0.43%) Nagios
14 9 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 8 (0.26%) AirWatch
15 8 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
16 7 (0.23%) Backup Exec
16 7 (0.23%) Icinga
16 7 (0.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 538 (17.73%) Microsoft
2 211 (6.95%) VMware
3 155 (5.11%) Cisco
4 142 (4.68%) Oracle
5 125 (4.12%) Citrix
6 75 (2.47%) CheckPoint
7 66 (2.17%) HP
8 64 (2.11%) SAP
9 53 (1.75%) Adobe
9 53 (1.75%) Google
10 47 (1.55%) Apple
10 47 (1.55%) Juniper
11 45 (1.48%) F5
12 41 (1.35%) EMC
13 39 (1.29%) NetApp
14 38 (1.25%) Fortinet
14 38 (1.25%) IBM
15 35 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
16 34 (1.12%) BMC
17 33 (1.09%) Capita