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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 8 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Line Management
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 104 145 207
Rank change year-on-year +41 +62 -1
Permanent jobs citing Line Management 5,674 2,889 1,104
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.32% 2.53% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 2.69% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2,399 1,203 775
10th Percentile £35,075 £33,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £44,000 £45,000 £45,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +1.69%
75th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £94,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +10.00%

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 163,611 107,228 60,576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.79% 94.06% 93.05%
Number of salaries quoted 84,033 72,697 49,132
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 8 August 2022.

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 8 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England +39 4,713 £58,990 +2.59% 508
UK excluding London +23 2,797 £50,000 -4.76% 388
Work from Home +45 2,209 £65,000 +8.33% 147
London +61 2,177 £70,000 - 131
Midlands +44 794 £46,000 -8.00% 119
West Midlands +49 686 £46,000 -11.80% 93
North of England +19 602 £59,250 +17.62% 76
South East +11 594 £60,000 +7.87% 91
South West +8 353 £55,000 +10.00% 40
North West -21 311 £63,500 +20.95% 40
Yorkshire +60 250 £60,995 +20.19% 31
Scotland +8 216 £56,757 -1.05% 14
East of England -2 198 £55,000 +19.57% 34
East Midlands -34 94 £45,250 +13.30% 26
Wales +13 77 £50,000 +2.51% 14
North East +14 49 £54,000 +27.81% 5
Northern Ireland -22 3 £45,000 +20.00%

For the 6 months to 8 August 2022, 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 2,590 (45.65%) Agile
2 1,730 (30.49%) Social Skills
3 1,136 (20.02%) Degree
4 1,087 (19.16%) Finance
5 1,075 (18.95%) Software Engineering
6 1,059 (18.66%) Mentoring
7 1,042 (18.36%) Coaching
8 858 (15.12%) Problem-Solving
9 810 (14.28%) CI/CD
10 805 (14.19%) AWS
11 799 (14.08%) Microsoft
12 790 (13.92%) Python
13 778 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
14 766 (13.50%) Azure
15 763 (13.45%) Scrum
16 759 (13.38%) DevOps
17 740 (13.04%) JavaScript
18 729 (12.85%) Project Management
19 718 (12.65%) Java
20 690 (12.16%) SQL
20 690 (12.16%) Continuous Improvement
21 652 (11.49%) Analytics
22 624 (11.00%) User Experience
23 519 (9.15%) QA
24 496 (8.74%) Decision-Making
25 482 (8.49%) Change Management
26 472 (8.32%) React
27 463 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
28 432 (7.61%) Docker
29 430 (7.58%) Automotive

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
1 159 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 117 (2.06%) Confluence
3 95 (1.67%) SAS
4 93 (1.64%) Apache Spark
5 91 (1.60%) CMS
6 60 (1.06%) Apache
7 54 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
8 37 (0.65%) IIS
9 33 (0.58%) Tomcat
10 31 (0.55%) Drupal
11 27 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
12 26 (0.46%) IBM Domino
12 26 (0.46%) MS Exchange
13 23 (0.41%) Mule
14 18 (0.32%) Sitefinity
14 18 (0.32%) WordPress
15 16 (0.28%) Jetty
16 10 (0.18%) Jupyter
17 9 (0.16%) TPMS
18 8 (0.14%) nginx
Applications
1 250 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
2 240 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 129 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 83 (1.46%) CATIA
5 79 (1.39%) Simulink
6 72 (1.27%) Sketch
7 63 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
8 32 (0.56%) MS Visio
9 24 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
10 23 (0.41%) CANalyzer
10 23 (0.41%) InVision
11 21 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 15 (0.26%) Photoshop
12 15 (0.26%) Zeplin
13 14 (0.25%) Abaqus
13 14 (0.25%) Marvel
14 12 (0.21%) Stateflow
15 11 (0.19%) Adobe XD
15 11 (0.19%) TargetLink
16 10 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 72 (1.27%) Payment Gateway
2 33 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (0.42%) Teamcenter
4 22 (0.39%) Oracle Clinical
5 14 (0.25%) Magento
6 13 (0.23%) JDE OneWorld
7 8 (0.14%) ENOVIA
8 7 (0.12%) iTrent
9 6 (0.11%) Maximo
10 4 (0.070%) SAP Payroll
10 4 (0.070%) SAP S/4HANA
11 3 (0.053%) Distributed Ledger
11 3 (0.053%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (0.053%) R3 Corda
11 3 (0.053%) SAP SRM
11 3 (0.053%) Shopify
12 2 (0.035%) Dynamics NAV
12 2 (0.035%) NetSuite
12 2 (0.035%) Remedy ITSM
12 2 (0.035%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 805 (14.19%) AWS
2 766 (13.50%) Azure
3 297 (5.23%) GCP
4 294 (5.18%) Serverless
5 287 (5.06%) SaaS
6 252 (4.44%) Microsoft 365
7 220 (3.88%) Power Platform
8 167 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
9 144 (2.54%) GitHub
10 135 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
11 128 (2.26%) Azure DevOps
12 126 (2.22%) PaaS
13 118 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
14 112 (1.97%) Amazon S3
15 96 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
16 78 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
16 78 (1.37%) Figma
17 71 (1.25%) IaaS
18 68 (1.20%) Amazon ECS
19 58 (1.02%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 150 (2.64%) Firewall
2 104 (1.83%) DNS
2 104 (1.83%) WAN
3 91 (1.60%) LAN
4 77 (1.36%) DHCP
5 59 (1.04%) Internet
6 58 (1.02%) SD-WAN
7 56 (0.99%) Broadband
8 49 (0.86%) VPN
9 41 (0.72%) Network Security
9 41 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
10 40 (0.70%) HTTP
11 38 (0.67%) TCP/IP
12 36 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
13 31 (0.55%) Wireless
14 28 (0.49%) VoIP
15 24 (0.42%) SMS
16 18 (0.32%) HTTPS
16 18 (0.32%) SAN
17 17 (0.30%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (4.04%) SQL Server
2 207 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
3 185 (3.26%) Power BI
4 171 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
5 163 (2.87%) Relational Database
6 131 (2.31%) Big Data
7 119 (2.10%) MySQL
8 117 (2.06%) Tableau
9 107 (1.89%) MongoDB
10 106 (1.87%) Redis
11 103 (1.82%) Data Lake
12 100 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
13 79 (1.39%) DynamoDB
14 78 (1.37%) NoSQL
15 74 (1.30%) BigQuery
15 74 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 63 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 47 (0.83%) Amazon Athena
17 47 (0.83%) Amazon Redshift
18 41 (0.72%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 364 (6.42%) JIRA
2 334 (5.89%) Git (software)
3 277 (4.88%) Jenkins
4 85 (1.50%) Selenium
5 78 (1.37%) Cypress.io
6 69 (1.22%) JUnit
7 68 (1.20%) GitLab
8 47 (0.83%) Bitbucket
9 46 (0.81%) Maven
10 44 (0.78%) CircleCI
11 43 (0.76%) webpack
12 42 (0.74%) TeamCity
13 40 (0.70%) Postman
13 40 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
14 34 (0.60%) Mockito
15 31 (0.55%) Cucumber
16 30 (0.53%) Appium
16 30 (0.53%) WebDriver
17 29 (0.51%) Jasmine
17 29 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 1,730 (30.49%) Social Skills
2 1,087 (19.16%) Finance
3 778 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
4 430 (7.58%) Automotive
5 394 (6.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 359 (6.33%) Marketing
7 311 (5.48%) Public Sector
8 309 (5.45%) Retail
9 282 (4.97%) Influencing Skills
10 243 (4.28%) Manufacturing
11 220 (3.88%) Banking
12 210 (3.70%) Legal
13 202 (3.56%) Presentation Skills
14 192 (3.38%) Organisational Skills
15 184 (3.24%) Advertising
16 178 (3.14%) Games
17 101 (1.78%) Telecoms
18 97 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
19 88 (1.55%) Law
20 83 (1.46%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 749 (13.20%) Developer
2 493 (8.69%) Senior Developer
3 380 (6.70%) Software Engineer
4 371 (6.54%) Analyst
5 244 (4.30%) Team Leader
6 230 (4.05%) Senior Manager
7 203 (3.58%) Project Manager
8 198 (3.49%) Architect
9 179 (3.15%) Java Developer
10 175 (3.08%) Graduate
11 152 (2.68%) Designer
12 148 (2.61%) Business Analyst
13 146 (2.57%) Senior Java Developer
14 145 (2.56%) Engineering Manager
15 136 (2.40%) Full Stack Developer
15 136 (2.40%) Product Manager
16 129 (2.27%) Senior Full Stack Developer
17 127 (2.24%) Senior Software Engineer
18 122 (2.15%) Lead Developer
18 122 (2.15%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 472 (8.32%) React
2 390 (6.87%) Node.js
3 312 (5.50%) HTML
4 300 (5.29%) .NET
5 265 (4.67%) CSS
6 213 (3.75%) REST
7 150 (2.64%) JSON
8 149 (2.63%) GraphQL
9 135 (2.38%) RESTful
10 134 (2.36%) Kafka
11 126 (2.22%) AngularJS
12 124 (2.19%) Web Services
13 119 (2.10%) Vue.js
14 108 (1.90%) React Native
15 106 (1.87%) XML
16 102 (1.80%) Jest
17 101 (1.78%) Spring Boot
18 93 (1.64%) .NET Framework
19 92 (1.62%) .NET Core
19 92 (1.62%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 624 (11.00%) User Experience
2 292 (5.15%) Self-Motivation
3 291 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 287 (5.06%) Mobile App
5 183 (3.23%) Blog
6 156 (2.75%) Driving Licence
7 130 (2.29%) Virtual Team
8 127 (2.24%) Social Media
9 105 (1.85%) Data Centre
10 104 (1.83%) Cloud Native
11 102 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
12 89 (1.57%) Public Cloud
13 81 (1.43%) NHS
14 60 (1.06%) PMI
15 59 (1.04%) Video\Live Streaming
16 57 (1.00%) Life Science
17 55 (0.97%) Data Structures
18 54 (0.95%) Algorithms
19 53 (0.93%) Biotechnology
19 53 (0.93%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 370 (6.52%) Windows
2 327 (5.76%) Linux
3 129 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 128 (2.26%) Android
5 102 (1.80%) Unix
6 92 (1.62%) Windows 10
7 83 (1.46%) Windows Server
8 48 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 37 (0.65%) VMS
10 32 (0.56%) Windows Server 2016
11 29 (0.51%) Windows Server 2019
12 24 (0.42%) Mac OS
13 22 (0.39%) Solaris
14 16 (0.28%) CentOS
15 15 (0.26%) Ubuntu
16 14 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
17 12 (0.21%) SUSE
18 11 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
19 9 (0.16%) AIX
20 7 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,590 (45.65%) Agile
2 1,075 (18.95%) Software Engineering
3 1,059 (18.66%) Mentoring
4 1,042 (18.36%) Coaching
5 858 (15.12%) Problem-Solving
6 810 (14.28%) CI/CD
7 763 (13.45%) Scrum
8 759 (13.38%) DevOps
9 729 (12.85%) Project Management
10 690 (12.16%) Continuous Improvement
11 652 (11.49%) Analytics
12 496 (8.74%) Decision-Making
13 482 (8.49%) Change Management
14 463 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
15 425 (7.49%) Project Delivery
16 416 (7.33%) Test Automation
17 412 (7.26%) TDD
18 388 (6.84%) Full Stack Development
19 378 (6.66%) UX Design
20 358 (6.31%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 790 (13.92%) Python
2 740 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 718 (12.65%) Java
4 690 (12.16%) SQL
5 335 (5.90%) C#
6 302 (5.32%) TypeScript
7 263 (4.64%) C
8 135 (2.38%) Scala
9 109 (1.92%) C++
10 103 (1.82%) PHP
11 99 (1.74%) Ruby
12 97 (1.71%) Go
13 93 (1.64%) PowerShell
14 82 (1.45%) MATLAB
15 81 (1.43%) R
16 76 (1.34%) Rust
17 66 (1.16%) Kotlin
18 60 (1.06%) Bash
19 54 (0.95%) T-SQL
20 53 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,136 (20.02%) Degree
2 372 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 263 (4.64%) SC Cleared
4 135 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 78 (1.37%) PMI Certification
6 75 (1.32%) Master's Degree
7 60 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
8 59 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 52 (0.92%) DBS Check
10 50 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
11 46 (0.81%) CCNP
12 43 (0.76%) Postgraduate
13 41 (0.72%) CIPD
13 41 (0.72%) PhD
14 40 (0.70%) DV Cleared
15 38 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
16 33 (0.58%) AWS Certification
17 29 (0.51%) CCNA
17 29 (0.51%) CISSP
18 27 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 519 (9.15%) QA
2 197 (3.47%) SLA
3 187 (3.30%) GDPR
4 136 (2.40%) PMO
5 127 (2.24%) Accessibility
6 70 (1.23%) Data Quality
7 50 (0.88%) Good Clinical Practice
8 49 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 37 (0.65%) ISO 26262
10 24 (0.42%) CDISC
11 21 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
12 20 (0.35%) IEC 61508
13 18 (0.32%) GxP
13 18 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 15 (0.26%) COBIT
15 10 (0.18%) PCI DSS
16 9 (0.16%) NIST
17 8 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 8 (0.14%) MISRA
17 8 (0.14%) NCSC
System Software
1 432 (7.61%) Docker
2 216 (3.81%) Active Directory
3 102 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 26 (0.46%) vSphere
6 20 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (0.30%) KVM
8 16 (0.28%) GlusterFS
8 16 (0.28%) LXC
8 16 (0.28%) XenApp
9 13 (0.23%) Firmware
10 11 (0.19%) Terminal Services
10 11 (0.19%) XenDesktop
11 8 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (0.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 6 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.088%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 4 (0.070%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 409 (7.21%) Kubernetes
2 313 (5.52%) Terraform
3 141 (2.49%) Ansible
4 66 (1.16%) SCCM
5 53 (0.93%) Puppet
6 40 (0.70%) Bugsnag
7 39 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
8 31 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
9 26 (0.46%) Prometheus
10 19 (0.33%) FortiGate
11 16 (0.28%) Proxmox
12 15 (0.26%) Grafana
12 15 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 15 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
13 13 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
14 12 (0.21%) NetBackup
15 11 (0.19%) WSUS
16 10 (0.18%) Istio
16 10 (0.18%) Jamf Pro
17 9 (0.16%) Consul
Vendors
1 799 (14.08%) Microsoft
2 224 (3.95%) Google
3 147 (2.59%) Cisco
4 140 (2.47%) VMware
5 132 (2.33%) Oracle
6 109 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
7 92 (1.62%) Facebook
8 82 (1.45%) Adobe
9 68 (1.20%) IBM
10 67 (1.18%) SAP
10 67 (1.18%) ServiceNow
10 67 (1.18%) Sony
11 57 (1.00%) HP
12 53 (0.93%) Databricks
13 51 (0.90%) YouTube
14 49 (0.86%) Citrix
15 47 (0.83%) Twitter
16 41 (0.72%) Meraki
17 39 (0.69%) Cadence
18 35 (0.62%) Instagram