Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Line Management
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 206 181
Rank change year-on-year +21 -25 -5
Permanent jobs citing Line Management 3,047 3,015 3,669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.85% 1.73% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.89% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2,096 2,304 2,827
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £87,500 £83,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 149,810 159,174 173,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.02% 91.57% 90.85%
Number of salaries quoted 119,232 125,620 144,140
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +15 2,825 £55,000 -3.51% 396
UK excluding London +28 1,928 £52,500 +5.00% 313
London -15 1,023 £67,500 +3.85% 106
South East +14 499 £56,000 +1.82% 65
North of England +27 455 £50,000 - 76
Midlands +14 366 £47,500 +5.56% 61
West Midlands +27 272 £48,500 +7.78% 41
North West +31 260 £50,000 -2.91% 43
East of England +39 249 £60,000 +9.09% 39
South West +8 236 £56,363 +28.10% 49
Yorkshire +12 175 £45,000 -12.20% 25
East Midlands -9 94 £47,500 +18.75% 20
Scotland +20 92 £57,500 - 14
Wales +25 49 £40,000 -15.79% 9
North East -10 20 £43,653 -3.23% 8
Northern Ireland +12 5 £30,500 -51.20%

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 1,212 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
2 841 (27.60%) Finance
3 579 (19.00%) Project Management
4 526 (17.26%) Microsoft
5 509 (16.70%) Mentoring
6 472 (15.49%) SQL
7 467 (15.33%) Degree
8 464 (15.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 460 (15.10%) Problem-Solving
10 410 (13.46%) Scrum
11 396 (13.00%) Coaching
12 393 (12.90%) Java
13 385 (12.64%) Windows
14 378 (12.41%) ITIL
15 365 (11.98%) Continuous Improvement
16 359 (11.78%) C#
17 345 (11.32%) .NET
18 337 (11.06%) Software Engineering
19 318 (10.44%) Microsoft Azure
20 292 (9.58%) SQL Server
21 281 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
22 262 (8.60%) PRINCE2
22 262 (8.60%) Data Centre
23 257 (8.43%) TDD
24 256 (8.40%) QA
25 251 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
26 249 (8.17%) Change Management
27 248 (8.14%) Retail
28 244 (8.01%) Amazon AWS
29 236 (7.75%) 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 93 (3.05%) SharePoint
2 79 (2.59%) Confluence
3 66 (2.17%) Apache Spark
4 58 (1.90%) MS Exchange
5 56 (1.84%) IIS
6 47 (1.54%) CMS
7 39 (1.28%) Apache
8 26 (0.85%) Skype for Business
9 25 (0.82%) SAS
10 24 (0.79%) WordPress
11 21 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
11 21 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
12 19 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
13 18 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 18 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
13 18 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 17 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
15 16 (0.53%) JBoss
16 15 (0.49%) nginx
16 15 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 161 (5.28%) Microsoft Office
2 117 (3.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 102 (3.35%) Microsoft Project
4 64 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 49 (1.61%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.62%) Photoshop
7 18 (0.59%) Chatbot
8 11 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (0.33%) Acrobat
9 10 (0.33%) InDesign
9 10 (0.33%) RoboHelp
10 8 (0.26%) AutoCAD
11 7 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
12 6 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
12 6 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 5 (0.16%) PaintShop Pro
13 5 (0.16%) Snagit
14 4 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
14 4 (0.13%) SPSS
15 2 (0.066%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 30 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.30%) SAP BPC
3 7 (0.23%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.16%) INSURE/90
5 4 (0.13%) Postilion
6 3 (0.098%) Bloomberg AIM
6 3 (0.098%) Eagle PACE
6 3 (0.098%) Front Arena
6 3 (0.098%) Oracle AGIS
6 3 (0.098%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.098%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.098%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (0.098%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.098%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.098%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 3 (0.098%) Raiser's Edge
6 3 (0.098%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.066%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 318 (10.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 244 (8.01%) Amazon AWS
3 169 (5.55%) Office 365
4 106 (3.48%) SaaS
5 56 (1.84%) IaaS
6 42 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
6 42 (1.38%) PaaS
7 33 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
8 31 (1.02%) Serverless
9 30 (0.98%) Amazon Kinesis
10 29 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
11 24 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
11 24 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 22 (0.72%) Amazon S3
13 21 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 21 (0.69%) Google Analytics
14 18 (0.59%) Azure Functions
15 16 (0.53%) GitHub
16 15 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 15 (0.49%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 138 (4.53%) Firewall
2 98 (3.22%) LAN
3 96 (3.15%) WAN
4 93 (3.05%) TCP/IP
5 92 (3.02%) DNS
6 63 (2.07%) DHCP
7 62 (2.03%) Internet
8 52 (1.71%) VPN
9 44 (1.44%) Network Security
10 40 (1.31%) VoIP
11 36 (1.18%) MPLS
12 34 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
12 34 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
13 32 (1.05%) Ethernet
14 31 (1.02%) BGP
15 29 (0.95%) SAN
16 28 (0.92%) SSL
17 26 (0.85%) Broadband
17 26 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
18 25 (0.82%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (9.58%) SQL Server
2 183 (6.01%) Big Data
3 83 (2.72%) NoSQL
4 82 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
5 79 (2.59%) Relational Database
6 63 (2.07%) MySQL
7 48 (1.58%) Power BI
7 48 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 46 (1.51%) Hadoop
9 43 (1.41%) MongoDB
10 33 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
10 33 (1.08%) Oracle Database
11 32 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 30 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
13 28 (0.92%) GIS
14 26 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 25 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
16 24 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
17 23 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
18 22 (0.72%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 178 (5.84%) JIRA
2 139 (4.56%) Git (software)
3 111 (3.64%) Jenkins
4 102 (3.35%) Selenium
5 61 (2.00%) Cucumber
6 45 (1.48%) WebDriver
7 43 (1.41%) Visual Studio
8 42 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 41 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 40 (1.31%) Appium
10 40 (1.31%) LoadRunner
11 34 (1.12%) TeamCity
12 30 (0.98%) Subversion
13 29 (0.95%) Maven
14 28 (0.92%) TestRail
15 26 (0.85%) NeoLoad
15 26 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
16 24 (0.79%) Ant
17 23 (0.75%) SoapUI
18 18 (0.59%) JMeter
General
1 841 (27.60%) Finance
2 248 (8.14%) Retail
3 158 (5.19%) Marketing
4 122 (4.00%) Banking
5 83 (2.72%) Legal
5 83 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 81 (2.66%) Electronics
6 81 (2.66%) Games
7 51 (1.67%) Military
8 45 (1.48%) Publishing
9 44 (1.44%) Law
10 36 (1.18%) Manufacturing
11 34 (1.12%) Billing
12 29 (0.95%) Automotive
13 27 (0.89%) Front Office
14 25 (0.82%) Advertising
14 25 (0.82%) Back Office
15 23 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
16 20 (0.66%) Retail Banking
17 18 (0.59%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 276 (9.06%) Analyst
2 261 (8.57%) Developer
3 244 (8.01%) Team Leader
4 222 (7.29%) Project Manager
5 217 (7.12%) Architect
6 143 (4.69%) IT Manager
7 132 (4.33%) Development Manager
8 119 (3.91%) Software Engineer
8 119 (3.91%) Software Manager
9 118 (3.87%) Senior Manager
10 115 (3.77%) Lead Developer
11 106 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
12 102 (3.35%) Service Manager
13 94 (3.09%) Business Analyst
14 88 (2.89%) Programme Manager
15 80 (2.63%) Consultant
16 69 (2.26%) Technical Leader
17 67 (2.20%) Delivery Manager
18 65 (2.13%) Senior Developer
19 61 (2.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 345 (11.32%) .NET
2 197 (6.47%) HTML
3 186 (6.10%) Web Services
4 167 (5.48%) CSS
5 139 (4.56%) AngularJS
6 112 (3.68%) ASP.NET
7 87 (2.86%) REST
7 87 (2.86%) XML
8 86 (2.82%) RESTful
9 77 (2.53%) HTML5
10 76 (2.49%) .NET Framework
11 73 (2.40%) Spring
12 72 (2.36%) ASP.NET Web API
13 68 (2.23%) jQuery
14 63 (2.07%) React
15 62 (2.03%) WCF
16 61 (2.00%) Node.js
17 57 (1.87%) JSON
18 54 (1.77%) SOAP
19 48 (1.58%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 281 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 262 (8.60%) Data Centre
3 211 (6.92%) Management Information System
4 190 (6.24%) User Experience
5 168 (5.51%) Self-Motivation
6 140 (4.59%) Computer Science
7 119 (3.91%) Mobile App
8 70 (2.30%) Algorithms
9 63 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
10 59 (1.94%) Data Structures
11 58 (1.90%) PMI
12 47 (1.54%) Private Cloud
13 43 (1.41%) Fintech
14 40 (1.31%) Driving Licence
15 31 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
15 31 (1.02%) Virtual Team
16 25 (0.82%) Public Cloud
17 24 (0.79%) Social Media
18 21 (0.69%) CMDB
19 19 (0.62%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 385 (12.64%) Windows
2 206 (6.76%) Linux
3 143 (4.69%) Windows Server
4 98 (3.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 83 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 74 (2.43%) Windows 10
7 65 (2.13%) Unix
8 55 (1.81%) Windows 7
9 43 (1.41%) Apple iOS
10 37 (1.21%) Android
11 23 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 22 (0.72%) Ubuntu
13 18 (0.59%) Debian
14 16 (0.53%) Solaris
15 10 (0.33%) AIX
16 9 (0.30%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.20%) CentOS
18 5 (0.16%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.16%) Windows XP
19 4 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,212 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
2 579 (19.00%) Project Management
3 509 (16.70%) Mentoring
4 464 (15.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 460 (15.10%) Problem-Solving
6 410 (13.46%) Scrum
7 396 (13.00%) Coaching
8 378 (12.41%) ITIL
9 365 (11.98%) Continuous Improvement
10 337 (11.06%) Software Engineering
11 262 (8.60%) PRINCE2
12 257 (8.43%) TDD
13 251 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
14 249 (8.17%) Change Management
15 236 (7.75%) DevOps
16 225 (7.38%) SDLC
16 225 (7.38%) Test Automation
17 224 (7.35%) Service Delivery
18 216 (7.09%) Analytics
19 202 (6.63%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 472 (15.49%) SQL
2 393 (12.90%) Java
3 359 (11.78%) C#
4 223 (7.32%) JavaScript
5 221 (7.25%) Python
6 109 (3.58%) C
7 94 (3.09%) C++
8 81 (2.66%) PHP
9 71 (2.33%) Scala
10 65 (2.13%) T-SQL
11 60 (1.97%) R
12 54 (1.77%) Perl
13 53 (1.74%) Ruby
14 44 (1.44%) Java 8
15 43 (1.41%) TypeScript
16 37 (1.21%) PL/SQL
17 28 (0.92%) Bash Shell
18 25 (0.82%) PowerShell
19 21 (0.69%) VB.NET
20 20 (0.66%) ES6
Qualifications
1 467 (15.33%) Degree
2 121 (3.97%) Security Cleared
3 106 (3.48%) PMI Certification
4 93 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 86 (2.82%) SC Cleared
6 75 (2.46%) ISEB
7 68 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
8 63 (2.07%) PMP
9 62 (2.03%) MCSE
10 61 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
11 48 (1.58%) SAFe Agilist
12 46 (1.51%) CCNP
12 46 (1.51%) ISTQB
13 41 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 38 (1.25%) TOGAF Certification
15 36 (1.18%) DV Cleared
16 30 (0.98%) CISSP
17 29 (0.95%) CCNA
18 27 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 26 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 256 (8.40%) QA
2 141 (4.63%) SLA
3 136 (4.46%) PMO
4 99 (3.25%) GDPR
5 56 (1.84%) Data Quality
6 48 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 19 (0.62%) GPG13
8 18 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
9 15 (0.49%) PCI DSS
10 13 (0.43%) ISO 9001
10 13 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (0.30%) JSP 440
11 9 (0.30%) Solvency II
12 7 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 15288
13 5 (0.16%) PSD2
14 4 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
14 4 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
14 4 (0.13%) MISRA
15 3 (0.098%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 200 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 159 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (3.48%) Hyper-V
4 70 (2.30%) Docker
5 65 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
6 41 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 38 (1.25%) XenApp
7 38 (1.25%) XenDesktop
8 32 (1.05%) vSphere
9 25 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (0.33%) BitLocker
11 9 (0.30%) Firmware
12 8 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (0.16%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.13%) RHEV
15 3 (0.098%) Ceph
15 3 (0.098%) HDFS
15 3 (0.098%) Virtual Servers
16 2 (0.066%) Squid
16 2 (0.066%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 78 (2.56%) SCCM
2 66 (2.17%) Ansible
2 66 (2.17%) Puppet
3 63 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (1.31%) Kubernetes
5 38 (1.25%) Microsoft Intune
6 36 (1.18%) Terraform
7 30 (0.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 27 (0.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 27 (0.89%) SCOrch
9 26 (0.85%) SCOM
10 17 (0.56%) SCVMM
11 13 (0.43%) vCenter Server
12 11 (0.36%) AirWatch
13 10 (0.33%) Nagios
14 9 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
15 8 (0.26%) Backup Exec
15 8 (0.26%) PowerCLI
16 7 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
16 7 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 526 (17.26%) Microsoft
2 223 (7.32%) VMware
3 155 (5.09%) Oracle
4 147 (4.82%) Cisco
5 99 (3.25%) Citrix
6 69 (2.26%) Adobe
7 67 (2.20%) Google
8 62 (2.03%) HP
9 59 (1.94%) CheckPoint
9 59 (1.94%) SAP
10 41 (1.35%) Apple
11 40 (1.31%) Juniper
12 37 (1.21%) EMC
12 37 (1.21%) IBM
12 37 (1.21%) NetApp
13 30 (0.98%) F5
13 30 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
14 28 (0.92%) Atlassian
15 26 (0.85%) Sun
16 25 (0.82%) New Relic