Period
to 29 March 2020

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 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Line Management
UK
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 205 189 199
Rank change year-on-year -16 +10 -25
Permanent jobs citing Line Management 1,978 2,772 3,083
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.67% 1.86% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 2.01% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,531 1,951 2,319
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £32,750 £29,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £95,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 109,130 137,649 162,347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.92% 92.23% 92.18%
Number of salaries quoted 86,484 108,399 132,335
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Line Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Line Management in the UK

Line Management
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Line Management.

Salary trend for Line Management in the UK

Line Management
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Line Management over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

Salary histogram for Line Management in the UK

Line Management
Top 17 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 29 March 2020. 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 -17 1,819 £60,000 - 227
UK excluding London -35 1,163 £52,500 - 190
London +23 769 £70,000 -3.45% 57
South East -7 347 £55,000 -8.33% 46
North of England +4 255 £50,000 - 36
Midlands -19 226 £52,500 +16.67% 34
West Midlands -38 161 £55,000 +29.41% 18
South West +12 141 £48,000 -11.93% 30
Work from Home +4 109 £58,904 -1.83% 8
North West -51 103 £49,000 -2.00% 23
East of England -69 82 £52,000 -13.33% 24
Yorkshire +28 80 £52,000 +9.47% 10
Scotland +25 79 £60,000 +9.09% 9
North East +65 73 £47,500 +11.76% 3
East Midlands +45 65 £47,500 -9.52% 16
Wales -12 30 £45,000 -1.64% 9
Northern Ireland +26 7 £60,000 +81.82% 3

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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.

1 634 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
2 508 (25.68%) Finance
3 506 (25.58%) Microsoft
4 334 (16.89%) SQL
5 317 (16.03%) Windows
6 316 (15.98%) Project Management
7 299 (15.12%) Mentoring
8 283 (14.31%) Software Engineering
9 262 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
10 251 (12.69%) Degree
11 236 (11.93%) C#
12 235 (11.88%) .NET
13 232 (11.73%) JavaScript
13 232 (11.73%) ITIL
13 232 (11.73%) Scrum
14 221 (11.17%) Management Information System
15 219 (11.07%) Azure
16 212 (10.72%) Coaching
17 199 (10.06%) DevOps
17 199 (10.06%) Java
18 197 (9.96%) SQL Server
19 193 (9.76%) Office 365
20 190 (9.61%) Continuous Improvement
20 190 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
21 188 (9.50%) Test Automation
22 171 (8.65%) AWS
23 164 (8.29%) Project Delivery
24 159 (8.04%) HTML
25 157 (7.94%) Active Directory
26 150 (7.58%) QA

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 62 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 37 (1.87%) CMS
3 35 (1.77%) IIS
4 34 (1.72%) MS Exchange
5 28 (1.42%) Confluence
6 25 (1.26%) Skype for Business
7 23 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
8 22 (1.11%) SAS
8 22 (1.11%) WebSphere
9 18 (0.91%) Apache Spark
9 18 (0.91%) Tomcat
10 17 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
11 15 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
12 12 (0.61%) Apache
13 11 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 11 (0.56%) EPiServer
13 11 (0.56%) Umbraco
13 11 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
14 8 (0.40%) WordPress
15 6 (0.30%) Mule
Applications
1 120 (6.07%) Microsoft Office
2 77 (3.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
5 14 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (0.66%) OrCAD
7 11 (0.56%) Chatbot
8 8 (0.40%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.30%) AutoCAD
10 5 (0.25%) SPSS
11 4 (0.20%) MS Visio
11 4 (0.20%) Open Workbench
12 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.10%) Mozilla Thunderbird
13 1 (0.051%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.051%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 10 (0.51%) SAP HCM
2 9 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
4 7 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
5 6 (0.30%) Primavera
5 6 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.25%) SAP MDG
6 5 (0.25%) SAP Payroll
7 4 (0.20%) Elite 3E
7 4 (0.20%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.20%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.15%) FastStats
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 3 (0.15%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.15%) SAP ICH
8 3 (0.15%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 219 (11.07%) Azure
2 193 (9.76%) Office 365
3 171 (8.65%) AWS
4 56 (2.83%) PaaS
5 48 (2.43%) Power Platform
6 39 (1.97%) Serverless
7 38 (1.92%) SaaS
8 32 (1.62%) IaaS
9 29 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
10 27 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
10 27 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
10 27 (1.37%) GCP
11 24 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
12 23 (1.16%) Azure Functions
13 17 (0.86%) OpenShift
14 14 (0.71%) Basecamp
15 13 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
16 12 (0.61%) Amazon ECS
16 12 (0.61%) npm
17 10 (0.51%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 99 (5.01%) Firewall
2 48 (2.43%) TCP/IP
3 43 (2.17%) LAN
4 41 (2.07%) DNS
5 37 (1.87%) WAN
6 35 (1.77%) Internet
6 35 (1.77%) VPN
7 30 (1.52%) Wireless
8 29 (1.47%) SAN
9 25 (1.26%) Skype
10 24 (1.21%) DHCP
11 22 (1.11%) Intranet
12 19 (0.96%) Network Security
12 19 (0.96%) Unified Communications
13 18 (0.91%) iSCSI
13 18 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
14 17 (0.86%) Broadband
14 17 (0.86%) WebEx
15 15 (0.76%) VoIP
16 14 (0.71%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (9.96%) SQL Server
2 97 (4.90%) Relational Database
3 47 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
4 45 (2.28%) Power BI
4 45 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 43 (2.17%) MySQL
6 42 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
7 41 (2.07%) NoSQL
7 41 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 39 (1.97%) Big Data
9 38 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
10 27 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
10 27 (1.37%) Oracle Database
11 21 (1.06%) RDBMS
11 21 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 20 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
13 17 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
14 13 (0.66%) QlikView
14 13 (0.66%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 107 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 90 (4.55%) JIRA
3 75 (3.79%) Jenkins
4 56 (2.83%) Selenium
5 51 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 45 (2.28%) Maven
6 45 (2.28%) Visual Studio
7 27 (1.37%) Cucumber
8 26 (1.31%) WebDriver
9 21 (1.06%) SpecFlow
10 15 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
11 13 (0.66%) JUnit
12 12 (0.61%) Bitbucket
13 11 (0.56%) Cypress.io
14 9 (0.46%) fastlane
15 8 (0.40%) ReSharper
15 8 (0.40%) SonarQube
16 7 (0.35%) gulp
17 6 (0.30%) Appium
17 6 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 508 (25.68%) Finance
2 102 (5.16%) Retail
3 94 (4.75%) Marketing
4 87 (4.40%) Telecoms
5 74 (3.74%) Banking
6 70 (3.54%) Public Sector
7 66 (3.34%) Games
8 62 (3.13%) Legal
9 53 (2.68%) Law
10 35 (1.77%) Electronics
11 33 (1.67%) Police
12 27 (1.37%) Advertising
13 25 (1.26%) Aerospace
13 25 (1.26%) Manufacturing
14 24 (1.21%) Financial Institution
14 24 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
15 18 (0.91%) Back Office
15 18 (0.91%) Billing
16 16 (0.81%) Local Government
16 16 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 244 (12.34%) Developer
2 176 (8.90%) Analyst
3 148 (7.48%) Team Leader
4 112 (5.66%) Architect
5 109 (5.51%) Project Manager
6 86 (4.35%) Consultant
7 84 (4.25%) Delivery Manager
8 72 (3.64%) IT Manager
9 70 (3.54%) Senior Developer
9 70 (3.54%) Technical Leader
10 69 (3.49%) Infrastructure Manager
11 65 (3.29%) Lead Developer
12 63 (3.19%) Development Manager
13 60 (3.03%) Senior Manager
14 58 (2.93%) Software Engineer
15 51 (2.58%) IT Support
16 48 (2.43%) Support Analyst
17 46 (2.33%) Service Manager
18 45 (2.28%) Software Manager
19 42 (2.12%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (11.88%) .NET
2 159 (8.04%) HTML
3 141 (7.13%) CSS
4 105 (5.31%) Spring
5 96 (4.85%) React
6 93 (4.70%) .NET Framework
6 93 (4.70%) HTML5
7 88 (4.45%) Web Services
8 78 (3.94%) AngularJS
9 77 (3.89%) RESTful
10 75 (3.79%) ASP.NET
11 62 (3.13%) REST
11 62 (3.13%) XML
12 60 (3.03%) jQuery
13 55 (2.78%) Sass
14 48 (2.43%) Node.js
15 43 (2.17%) CSS3
16 41 (2.07%) .NET Core
16 41 (2.07%) WCF
17 37 (1.87%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 221 (11.17%) Management Information System
2 190 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
3 93 (4.70%) Self-Motivation
4 87 (4.40%) User Experience
5 69 (3.49%) Data Centre
6 44 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
7 36 (1.82%) Blog
8 35 (1.77%) Enterprise Storage
9 34 (1.72%) Mobile App
10 33 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
11 31 (1.57%) Driving Licence
12 30 (1.52%) Virtual Team
13 27 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
14 26 (1.31%) Algorithms
15 24 (1.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 24 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
16 23 (1.16%) Private Cloud
17 22 (1.11%) Cloud Native
18 21 (1.06%) Public Cloud
19 17 (0.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 317 (16.03%) Windows
2 127 (6.42%) Linux
3 104 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 72 (3.64%) Windows 10
5 35 (1.77%) Windows Server 2016
6 32 (1.62%) Apple iOS
6 32 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (1.57%) Unix
8 24 (1.21%) Windows 7
9 21 (1.06%) Android
9 21 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (0.96%) Windows Server 2019
11 14 (0.71%) CentOS
12 13 (0.66%) Ubuntu
13 8 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (0.35%) Debian
15 6 (0.30%) AIX
15 6 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.20%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 634 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
2 316 (15.98%) Project Management
3 299 (15.12%) Mentoring
4 283 (14.31%) Software Engineering
5 262 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
6 232 (11.73%) ITIL
6 232 (11.73%) Scrum
7 212 (10.72%) Coaching
8 199 (10.06%) DevOps
9 190 (9.61%) Continuous Improvement
10 188 (9.50%) Test Automation
11 164 (8.29%) Project Delivery
12 148 (7.48%) TDD
13 147 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
14 143 (7.23%) SDLC
15 141 (7.13%) Change Management
15 141 (7.13%) Technical Leadership
16 135 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
17 129 (6.52%) Analytics
18 125 (6.32%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 334 (16.89%) SQL
2 236 (11.93%) C#
3 232 (11.73%) JavaScript
4 199 (10.06%) Java
5 88 (4.45%) Python
6 87 (4.40%) C
7 63 (3.19%) PHP
7 63 (3.19%) PowerShell
8 60 (3.03%) T-SQL
9 58 (2.93%) Java 8
10 54 (2.73%) TypeScript
11 53 (2.68%) C++
12 39 (1.97%) Bash Shell
13 32 (1.62%) PL/SQL
14 27 (1.37%) AspectJ
15 26 (1.31%) R
15 26 (1.31%) Scala
16 20 (1.01%) Apple Swift
16 20 (1.01%) Shell Script
17 17 (0.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 251 (12.69%) Degree
2 102 (5.16%) Security Cleared
3 72 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 69 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 44 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 36 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (1.72%) DV Cleared
8 31 (1.57%) MCSA
9 29 (1.47%) CCNA
10 22 (1.11%) DBS Check
10 22 (1.11%) PMI Certification
11 20 (1.01%) APMP
11 20 (1.01%) CISSP
12 17 (0.86%) CCNP
13 16 (0.81%) ISTQB
13 16 (0.81%) Master's Degree
13 16 (0.81%) MCSE
14 14 (0.71%) HND
14 14 (0.71%) PhD
14 14 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (7.58%) QA
2 74 (3.74%) SLA
3 54 (2.73%) PMO
4 44 (2.22%) GDPR
5 38 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (1.16%) Data Quality
7 20 (1.01%) COBIT
8 18 (0.91%) BS25999
9 17 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 16 (0.81%) DICOM
11 14 (0.71%) Actionable Recommendations
12 11 (0.56%) PCI DSS
13 9 (0.46%) NIST
14 7 (0.35%) COSHH
14 7 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 17025
15 6 (0.30%) NCSC
16 5 (0.25%) ISO 22301
17 4 (0.20%) ECSS
17 4 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 4 (0.20%) JSP 440
System Software
1 157 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 101 (5.11%) Docker
3 82 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 61 (3.08%) Hyper-V
5 37 (1.87%) XenApp
6 28 (1.42%) BitLocker
7 22 (1.11%) Firmware
8 18 (0.91%) NFS
8 18 (0.91%) XenDesktop
9 16 (0.81%) vSphere
10 11 (0.56%) VMware NSX
11 10 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.20%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.10%) KVM
16 1 (0.051%) Microsoft App-V
16 1 (0.051%) UAG
16 1 (0.051%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 49 (2.48%) Kubernetes
2 47 (2.38%) Terraform
3 38 (1.92%) SCCM
4 34 (1.72%) Ansible
5 30 (1.52%) Puppet
6 16 (0.81%) Backup Exec
6 16 (0.81%) WSUS
7 10 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
7 10 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (0.40%) SCOM
10 7 (0.35%) Packer
11 6 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.30%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 4 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
13 3 (0.15%) Control-M
13 3 (0.15%) HP ALM
13 3 (0.15%) Jamf Pro
14 2 (0.10%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 506 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 134 (6.77%) VMware
3 125 (6.32%) Oracle
4 70 (3.54%) Cisco
4 70 (3.54%) Citrix
5 42 (2.12%) SAP
6 39 (1.97%) Zend
7 35 (1.77%) Dell
7 35 (1.77%) Google
8 34 (1.72%) NetApp
9 31 (1.57%) Veeam
10 27 (1.37%) Adobe
10 27 (1.37%) Remedy
11 26 (1.31%) Mitel
12 22 (1.11%) IBM
12 22 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
12 22 (1.11%) Sophos
13 21 (1.06%) Palo Alto
14 20 (1.01%) Sony
15 18 (0.91%) Capita