Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Line Management
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 177 173
Rank change year-on-year -23 -4 +14
Permanent jobs citing Line Management 3029 3722 4304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.73% 1.94% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 2.18% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2309 2867 3189
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% -

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 157092 170968 192910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.95% 89.19% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123714 142316 158568
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -20 2894 £57,500 +9.52% 234
UK excluding London -26 1792 £50,000 +3.09% 160
London -7 1190 £65,000 - 83
South East -27 475 £55,000 +13.40% 35
North of England +13 414 £50,000 +6.38% 38
Midlands -54 375 £45,000 -10.00% 38
West Midlands -42 266 £45,000 -6.25% 26
South West -4 237 £45,000 - 17
East of England -26 216 £55,000 - 22
North West -6 198 £52,500 +23.53% 19
Yorkshire +25 194 £52,000 +4.00% 16
East Midlands -42 106 £44,000 -12.00% 12
Scotland -32 65 £52,750 +5.50% 9
Wales +29 26 £47,500 -24.00% 1
North East +27 24 £45,111 -17.98% 3
Northern Ireland -28 2 £62,500 +4.17%

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 1083 (35.75%) Agile Software Development
2 862 (28.46%) Finance
3 546 (18.03%) Project Management
4 530 (17.50%) Microsoft
5 471 (15.55%) SQL
6 463 (15.29%) ITIL
7 458 (15.12%) Mentoring
8 450 (14.86%) Scrum
9 403 (13.30%) .NET
10 388 (12.81%) Java
10 388 (12.81%) Degree
11 381 (12.58%) Stakeholder Management
12 353 (11.65%) Coaching
13 347 (11.46%) SQL Server
14 343 (11.32%) Windows
15 317 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
16 314 (10.37%) C#
17 303 (10.00%) JavaScript
18 302 (9.97%) Service Delivery
19 284 (9.38%) Retail
20 268 (8.85%) Banking
21 266 (8.78%) Continuous Improvement
22 258 (8.52%) PRINCE2
23 246 (8.12%) Management Information System
24 236 (7.79%) Change Management
25 235 (7.76%) TDD
26 226 (7.46%) SDLC
27 221 (7.30%) E-Commerce
28 216 (7.13%) Software Engineering
29 209 (6.90%) 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
1 106 (3.50%) SharePoint
2 90 (2.97%) CMS
3 70 (2.31%) IIS
4 69 (2.28%) Apache
5 54 (1.78%) MS Exchange
6 41 (1.35%) SAS
7 39 (1.29%) Tomcat
8 34 (1.12%) WebSphere
9 26 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
10 19 (0.63%) Apache Spark
11 18 (0.59%) WordPress
12 17 (0.56%) Drupal
13 15 (0.50%) Confluence
13 15 (0.50%) JBoss
14 14 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 13 (0.43%) Documentum
15 13 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
15 13 (0.43%) nginx
15 13 (0.43%) OpenStack
16 12 (0.40%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 161 (5.32%) Microsoft Office
2 133 (4.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 56 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
4 52 (1.72%) MS Visio
5 51 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.30%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.17%) SPSS
9 4 (0.13%) InVision
10 3 (0.099%) 3ds Max
10 3 (0.099%) Maya
11 2 (0.066%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.066%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.033%) Baselight
12 1 (0.033%) EngageOne
12 1 (0.033%) InDesign
12 1 (0.033%) Moqups
12 1 (0.033%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 50 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.43%) SAP CO
2 13 (0.43%) SAP FI
2 13 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
3 11 (0.36%) Magento
4 10 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.26%) Raiser's Edge
6 8 (0.26%) SAP ERP
7 7 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (0.20%) NetSuite
8 6 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 5 (0.17%) Movex
10 4 (0.13%) OPENHousing
10 4 (0.13%) SAP SD
11 3 (0.099%) Exstream
11 3 (0.099%) Infor M3
11 3 (0.099%) Maximo
11 3 (0.099%) SAP S/4HANA
11 3 (0.099%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 172 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
2 171 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 117 (3.86%) Office 365
4 91 (3.00%) SaaS
5 40 (1.32%) PaaS
6 37 (1.22%) IaaS
7 32 (1.06%) GitHub
8 19 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
11 13 (0.43%) Serverless
12 11 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (0.30%) Trello
14 8 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
14 8 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
14 8 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
15 6 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
15 6 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 135 (4.46%) Firewall
2 92 (3.04%) WAN
3 67 (2.21%) Wireless
4 64 (2.11%) Network Security
5 61 (2.01%) VoIP
6 58 (1.91%) MPLS
7 57 (1.88%) DNS
8 55 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
9 54 (1.78%) Internet
10 53 (1.75%) LAN
11 52 (1.72%) VPN
12 51 (1.68%) BGP
13 48 (1.58%) IPsec
13 48 (1.58%) OSPF
14 45 (1.49%) SAN
15 43 (1.42%) TCP/IP
16 38 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
17 37 (1.22%) EIGRP
18 33 (1.09%) Unified Communications
19 31 (1.02%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 147 (4.85%) MySQL
3 85 (2.81%) Big Data
4 70 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 68 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
5 68 (2.24%) Relational Database
6 61 (2.01%) QlikView
7 49 (1.62%) NoSQL
8 34 (1.12%) MongoDB
9 33 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 33 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 26 (0.86%) RDBMS
10 26 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
11 22 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
11 22 (0.73%) Hadoop
11 22 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
12 20 (0.66%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 19 (0.63%) SAS Visual Analytics
14 18 (0.59%) Geospatial Data
15 17 (0.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 114 (3.76%) Git (software)
2 82 (2.71%) Jenkins
3 70 (2.31%) JIRA
4 61 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 47 (1.55%) Selenium
6 36 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 31 (1.02%) Maven
8 28 (0.92%) Visual Studio
9 26 (0.86%) Cucumber
10 25 (0.83%) Hudson
10 25 (0.83%) TeamCity
11 22 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
12 21 (0.69%) WebDriver
13 20 (0.66%) MSBuild
14 17 (0.56%) Subversion
15 15 (0.50%) NUnit
16 13 (0.43%) Jasmine
17 9 (0.30%) Grunt
17 9 (0.30%) MSTest
17 9 (0.30%) SpecFlow
General
1 862 (28.46%) Finance
2 284 (9.38%) Retail
3 268 (8.85%) Banking
4 205 (6.77%) Marketing
5 133 (4.39%) Telecoms
6 125 (4.13%) Legal
7 92 (3.04%) Investment Banking
8 65 (2.15%) Electronics
9 63 (2.08%) Games
9 63 (2.08%) Retail Banking
10 54 (1.78%) Advertising
11 41 (1.35%) Back Office
11 41 (1.35%) Manufacturing
12 36 (1.19%) Law
13 35 (1.16%) Billing
13 35 (1.16%) Military
14 30 (0.99%) Publishing
15 28 (0.92%) Front Office
16 26 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
17 25 (0.83%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 338 (11.16%) Developer
2 272 (8.98%) Team Leader
3 261 (8.62%) Analyst
4 186 (6.14%) Development Manager
5 170 (5.61%) Project Manager
6 158 (5.22%) Architect
7 132 (4.36%) IT Manager
8 126 (4.16%) Senior Developer
9 120 (3.96%) Lead Developer
10 118 (3.90%) Business Analyst
10 118 (3.90%) Programme Manager
11 112 (3.70%) Service Manager
12 109 (3.60%) Delivery Manager
13 87 (2.87%) .NET Developer
13 87 (2.87%) Senior Manager
14 82 (2.71%) C# Developer
15 77 (2.54%) Infrastructure Manager
16 75 (2.48%) Software Manager
17 72 (2.38%) Consultant
18 68 (2.24%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 403 (13.30%) .NET
2 208 (6.87%) HTML
3 171 (5.65%) Web Services
4 145 (4.79%) CSS
5 138 (4.56%) ASP.NET
6 93 (3.07%) .NET Framework
7 89 (2.94%) RESTful
8 85 (2.81%) AngularJS
8 85 (2.81%) jQuery
8 85 (2.81%) XML
9 80 (2.64%) Node.js
10 72 (2.38%) HTML5
11 68 (2.24%) REST
12 65 (2.15%) Spring
12 65 (2.15%) WCF
13 63 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
14 62 (2.05%) React
15 59 (1.95%) WPF
16 46 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
17 44 (1.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 317 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 246 (8.12%) Management Information System
3 193 (6.37%) Data Centre
4 171 (5.65%) Computer Science
5 149 (4.92%) User Experience
6 89 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
7 61 (2.01%) Virtual Team
8 50 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
9 42 (1.39%) Mobile App
10 39 (1.29%) Public Cloud
11 34 (1.12%) Clustering
12 32 (1.06%) Driving Licence
12 32 (1.06%) NHS
13 31 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
13 31 (1.02%) Social Media
14 29 (0.96%) Reference Data
15 26 (0.86%) CMDB
16 25 (0.83%) EPoS
17 23 (0.76%) Credit Risk
18 22 (0.73%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 343 (11.32%) Windows
2 154 (5.08%) Linux
3 122 (4.03%) Windows Server
4 109 (3.60%) Unix
5 54 (1.78%) Windows 7
6 51 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 41 (1.35%) Windows 10
9 37 (1.22%) Android
10 26 (0.86%) Windows 8
11 24 (0.79%) Apple iOS
12 16 (0.53%) Mac OS X
13 12 (0.40%) VxWorks
14 10 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (0.30%) Ubuntu
15 9 (0.30%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.26%) SUSE
17 7 (0.23%) AIX
17 7 (0.23%) CentOS
18 6 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1083 (35.75%) Agile Software Development
2 546 (18.03%) Project Management
3 463 (15.29%) ITIL
4 458 (15.12%) Mentoring
5 450 (14.86%) Scrum
6 381 (12.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 353 (11.65%) Coaching
8 302 (9.97%) Service Delivery
9 266 (8.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 258 (8.52%) PRINCE2
11 236 (7.79%) Change Management
12 235 (7.76%) TDD
13 226 (7.46%) SDLC
14 221 (7.30%) E-Commerce
15 216 (7.13%) Software Engineering
16 198 (6.54%) CRM
17 191 (6.31%) DevOps
18 176 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
18 176 (5.81%) Service Management
19 172 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 471 (15.55%) SQL
2 388 (12.81%) Java
3 314 (10.37%) C#
4 303 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 146 (4.82%) Python
6 116 (3.83%) PHP
7 96 (3.17%) C
8 86 (2.84%) C++
9 82 (2.71%) T-SQL
10 72 (2.38%) PowerShell
11 60 (1.98%) Scala
12 46 (1.52%) Ruby
13 31 (1.02%) VBA
14 26 (0.86%) Bash Shell
15 18 (0.59%) VB
16 17 (0.56%) Groovy
16 17 (0.56%) Perl
16 17 (0.56%) XPath
17 16 (0.53%) R
18 15 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 388 (12.81%) Degree
2 123 (4.06%) Security Cleared
3 94 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 93 (3.07%) PMP
5 92 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
6 80 (2.64%) ISEB
6 80 (2.64%) PMI Certification
7 71 (2.34%) CCNP
8 70 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
9 59 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 58 (1.91%) CISSP
11 54 (1.78%) SC Cleared
12 35 (1.16%) MCSE
13 33 (1.09%) DV Cleared
14 29 (0.96%) CCIE
15 27 (0.89%) CCNA
16 26 (0.86%) CCVP
16 26 (0.86%) CISM
16 26 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 24 (0.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (6.90%) QA
2 168 (5.55%) SLA
3 99 (3.27%) PMO
4 49 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (0.96%) Data Quality
6 27 (0.89%) PCI DSS
7 24 (0.79%) ISO 9001
8 22 (0.73%) GDPR
9 12 (0.40%) GCP
10 11 (0.36%) ISO 14001
11 8 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
12 7 (0.23%) COBIT
12 7 (0.23%) ISO 22301
13 6 (0.20%) GPG13
14 5 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 5 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 4 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 15288
16 3 (0.099%) WCAG
17 2 (0.066%) HIPAA
17 2 (0.066%) MiFID
System Software
1 196 (6.47%) Active Directory
2 100 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (2.48%) Docker
4 64 (2.11%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.50%) vSphere
6 13 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (0.40%) Firmware
7 12 (0.40%) XenApp
8 6 (0.20%) BitLocker
8 6 (0.20%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.099%) HDFS
12 2 (0.066%) FreeRADIUS
12 2 (0.066%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.066%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.066%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.066%) XenServer
13 1 (0.033%) Postfix
13 1 (0.033%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 73 (2.41%) Ansible
2 49 (1.62%) Puppet
3 36 (1.19%) SCCM
4 30 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
4 30 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (0.86%) Cisco UCCE
5 26 (0.86%) Cisco UCCX
6 20 (0.66%) Backup Exec
6 20 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 14 (0.46%) SCOM
8 13 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
8 13 (0.43%) Kubernetes
9 10 (0.33%) Cisco Prime
9 10 (0.33%) SCVMM
10 9 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
11 8 (0.26%) NetBackup
12 7 (0.23%) WSUS
13 5 (0.17%) Nagios
13 5 (0.17%) Terraform
13 5 (0.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 530 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 188 (6.21%) Cisco
3 162 (5.35%) VMware
4 126 (4.16%) Oracle
5 107 (3.53%) Citrix
6 99 (3.27%) SAP
7 83 (2.74%) HP
8 54 (1.78%) Tableau
9 45 (1.49%) CheckPoint
10 40 (1.32%) Palo Alto
11 39 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
12 38 (1.25%) IBM
12 38 (1.25%) NetApp
13 34 (1.12%) F5
14 31 (1.02%) Bloomberg
14 31 (1.02%) Juniper
15 30 (0.99%) Riverbed
16 28 (0.92%) LexisNexis
17 26 (0.86%) Dell
17 26 (0.86%) EqualLogic