Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Line Management
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 209 185 197
Rank change year-on-year -24 +12 -23
Permanent jobs citing Line Management 2,029 2,813 3,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.64% 1.86% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 2.02% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,550 1,943 2,276
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £32,490 £27,625 £31,625
90th Percentile £92,500 £93,750 £87,500
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 113,706 139,465 162,632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.91% 92.19% 92.23%
Number of salaries quoted 90,168 110,009 132,201
UK median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,823 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
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 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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 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 -19 1,872 £60,000 +4.35% 347
UK excluding London -46 1,175 £52,500 - 285
London +31 805 £72,500 +3.57% 89
South East -13 356 £57,500 - 64
North of England +23 280 £50,000 - 66
Midlands -36 225 £55,000 +18.92% 53
West Midlands -41 161 £57,500 +35.29% 37
North West -4 122 £50,000 - 39
South West -43 107 £46,250 -17.94% 39
East of England -64 98 £48,750 -18.75% 36
Yorkshire +23 92 £50,500 +6.32% 20
Scotland +18 77 £60,000 +10.60% 14
North East +53 66 £47,000 +10.59% 7
East Midlands +36 64 £47,500 -9.52% 16
Wales -16 28 £45,000 +17.81% 10
Northern Ireland +19 6 £60,000 +81.82% 3

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 669 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
2 527 (25.97%) Finance
3 471 (23.21%) Microsoft
4 399 (19.66%) SQL
5 340 (16.76%) Mentoring
6 335 (16.51%) Project Management
7 302 (14.88%) Software Engineering
8 285 (14.05%) Windows
9 264 (13.01%) C#
10 258 (12.72%) Degree
11 252 (12.42%) JavaScript
12 243 (11.98%) Scrum
12 243 (11.98%) Problem-Solving
13 241 (11.88%) Coaching
14 235 (11.58%) Java
15 233 (11.48%) .NET
16 221 (10.89%) ITIL
17 219 (10.79%) DevOps
18 212 (10.45%) Management Information System
19 211 (10.40%) SQL Server
19 211 (10.40%) Test Automation
20 206 (10.15%) Azure
21 181 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
22 180 (8.87%) Continuous Improvement
23 178 (8.77%) AWS
24 177 (8.72%) Office 365
25 174 (8.58%) QA
26 170 (8.38%) Project Delivery
27 168 (8.28%) HTML
28 161 (7.93%) Continuous Integration

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 60 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 35 (1.72%) IIS
3 30 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
3 30 (1.48%) CMS
4 26 (1.28%) MS Exchange
4 26 (1.28%) Skype for Business
4 26 (1.28%) WebSphere
5 23 (1.13%) Apache Spark
5 23 (1.13%) SAS
6 21 (1.03%) Confluence
7 14 (0.69%) Tomcat
8 13 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
9 12 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
10 11 (0.54%) Apache
11 8 (0.39%) Umbraco
12 7 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (0.34%) EPiServer
12 7 (0.34%) WordPress
13 6 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.30%) Jupyter
Applications
1 117 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
2 75 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (0.64%) OrCAD
6 12 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.54%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.25%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.25%) SPSS
9 4 (0.20%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.15%) Open Workbench
11 2 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.099%) Mozilla Thunderbird
12 1 (0.049%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.049%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.049%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.049%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (0.59%) LatentZero
1 12 (0.59%) thinkFolio
2 9 (0.44%) SAP HCM
3 8 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
4 7 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
5 6 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
5 6 (0.30%) Primavera
6 5 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.25%) SAP MDG
6 5 (0.25%) SAP Payroll
7 4 (0.20%) Elite 3E
7 4 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.20%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.15%) FastStats
8 3 (0.15%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.15%) SAP ICH
8 3 (0.15%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 206 (10.15%) Azure
2 178 (8.77%) AWS
3 177 (8.72%) Office 365
4 48 (2.37%) PaaS
4 48 (2.37%) Power Platform
5 40 (1.97%) Azure Active Directory
6 36 (1.77%) Serverless
7 35 (1.72%) SaaS
8 34 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
9 23 (1.13%) Amazon SQS
9 23 (1.13%) Azure Functions
10 22 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
10 22 (1.08%) Basecamp
11 21 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
12 20 (0.99%) GCP
13 19 (0.94%) OpenShift
14 17 (0.84%) IaaS
15 16 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
16 15 (0.74%) Amazon S3
17 14 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 87 (4.29%) Firewall
2 56 (2.76%) DNS
3 52 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 41 (2.02%) Internet
5 40 (1.97%) LAN
6 39 (1.92%) Wireless
7 37 (1.82%) DHCP
8 34 (1.68%) WAN
9 31 (1.53%) SAN
9 31 (1.53%) VPN
10 27 (1.33%) Skype
11 24 (1.18%) Intranet
12 22 (1.08%) Broadband
13 21 (1.03%) VoIP
14 20 (0.99%) Unified Communications
15 19 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
16 14 (0.69%) NetScaler
16 14 (0.69%) Network Security
16 14 (0.69%) VLAN
17 13 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 86 (4.24%) Relational Database
3 53 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
3 53 (2.61%) MySQL
4 52 (2.56%) Big Data
5 48 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 47 (2.32%) NoSQL
6 47 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 45 (2.22%) Power BI
8 41 (2.02%) Azure SQL Database
8 41 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
9 39 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
10 24 (1.18%) Oracle Database
11 23 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 19 (0.94%) RDBMS
13 18 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
14 17 (0.84%) QlikView
15 16 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 15 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
17 13 (0.64%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 124 (6.11%) Git (software)
2 103 (5.08%) Jenkins
3 99 (4.88%) JIRA
4 70 (3.45%) Selenium
5 49 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 48 (2.37%) Maven
7 42 (2.07%) Visual Studio
8 37 (1.82%) Cucumber
8 37 (1.82%) WebDriver
9 28 (1.38%) SpecFlow
10 24 (1.18%) JUnit
11 17 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
12 16 (0.79%) Bitbucket
13 13 (0.64%) RStudio
14 12 (0.59%) Appium
14 12 (0.59%) SoapUI
15 10 (0.49%) Cypress.io
15 10 (0.49%) Postman
16 9 (0.44%) fastlane
16 9 (0.44%) Redmine
General
1 527 (25.97%) Finance
2 96 (4.73%) Retail
3 93 (4.58%) Telecoms
4 83 (4.09%) Marketing
5 82 (4.04%) Banking
6 76 (3.75%) Public Sector
7 65 (3.20%) Legal
8 63 (3.10%) Games
9 50 (2.46%) Law
10 40 (1.97%) Electronics
11 38 (1.87%) Police
12 36 (1.77%) Advertising
13 31 (1.53%) Financial Institution
14 19 (0.94%) Billing
14 19 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
15 16 (0.79%) Aerospace
15 16 (0.79%) Manufacturing
16 14 (0.69%) Front Office
16 14 (0.69%) Investment Banking
16 14 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 251 (12.37%) Developer
2 174 (8.58%) Analyst
3 160 (7.89%) Team Leader
4 110 (5.42%) Project Manager
5 103 (5.08%) Delivery Manager
6 91 (4.48%) Consultant
7 89 (4.39%) Architect
8 79 (3.89%) IT Manager
9 74 (3.65%) Senior Developer
10 71 (3.50%) Lead Developer
10 71 (3.50%) Technical Leader
11 66 (3.25%) Senior Manager
12 65 (3.20%) Infrastructure Manager
12 65 (3.20%) Software Engineer
13 63 (3.10%) Development Manager
14 53 (2.61%) IT Support
15 45 (2.22%) Business Analyst
15 45 (2.22%) Java Developer
16 44 (2.17%) Service Manager
16 44 (2.17%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (11.48%) .NET
2 168 (8.28%) HTML
3 144 (7.10%) CSS
4 114 (5.62%) Spring
5 111 (5.47%) React
5 111 (5.47%) Web Services
6 96 (4.73%) RESTful
7 95 (4.68%) HTML5
8 84 (4.14%) .NET Framework
9 79 (3.89%) AngularJS
10 77 (3.79%) ASP.NET
11 68 (3.35%) REST
12 63 (3.10%) XML
13 62 (3.06%) jQuery
14 49 (2.41%) Sass
15 45 (2.22%) Node.js
16 44 (2.17%) .NET Core
17 42 (2.07%) Kafka
17 42 (2.07%) WCF
18 40 (1.97%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 212 (10.45%) Management Information System
2 181 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (4.53%) Self-Motivation
3 92 (4.53%) User Experience
4 70 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 48 (2.37%) Greenfield Project
6 44 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 38 (1.87%) Virtual Team
8 31 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
9 27 (1.33%) Algorithms
9 27 (1.33%) Hedge funds
10 26 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
11 22 (1.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 21 (1.03%) Driving Licence
13 20 (0.99%) PMI
13 20 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
14 19 (0.94%) Private Cloud
15 18 (0.89%) Public Cloud
16 17 (0.84%) Fixed Income
17 16 (0.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 285 (14.05%) Windows
2 124 (6.11%) Linux
3 101 (4.98%) Windows Server
4 73 (3.60%) Windows 10
5 33 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (1.58%) Apple iOS
7 28 (1.38%) Unix
8 25 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (1.18%) Android
10 23 (1.13%) Windows 7
11 15 (0.74%) CentOS
12 14 (0.69%) Ubuntu
13 8 (0.39%) AIX
14 7 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.25%) Debian
15 5 (0.25%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.099%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.099%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 1 (0.049%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 669 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
2 340 (16.76%) Mentoring
3 335 (16.51%) Project Management
4 302 (14.88%) Software Engineering
5 243 (11.98%) Problem-Solving
5 243 (11.98%) Scrum
6 241 (11.88%) Coaching
7 221 (10.89%) ITIL
8 219 (10.79%) DevOps
9 211 (10.40%) Test Automation
10 180 (8.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 170 (8.38%) Project Delivery
12 161 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
13 156 (7.69%) TDD
14 143 (7.05%) SDLC
15 140 (6.90%) Technical Leadership
16 139 (6.85%) Change Management
17 135 (6.65%) Stakeholder Management
18 130 (6.41%) Analytics
19 114 (5.62%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 399 (19.66%) SQL
2 264 (13.01%) C#
3 252 (12.42%) JavaScript
4 235 (11.58%) Java
5 128 (6.31%) Python
6 86 (4.24%) C
7 72 (3.55%) T-SQL
8 67 (3.30%) C++
9 64 (3.15%) Java 8
9 64 (3.15%) PHP
10 59 (2.91%) PowerShell
11 50 (2.46%) TypeScript
12 47 (2.32%) Bash Shell
13 42 (2.07%) Scala
14 30 (1.48%) PL/SQL
15 29 (1.43%) R
16 23 (1.13%) Shell Script
17 22 (1.08%) AspectJ
18 21 (1.03%) Apple Swift
19 18 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 258 (12.72%) Degree
2 90 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 70 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 60 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 45 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 44 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
7 40 (1.97%) MCSA
8 30 (1.48%) CCNA
9 27 (1.33%) DV Cleared
9 27 (1.33%) PMI Certification
10 24 (1.18%) CCNP
11 22 (1.08%) CISSP
11 22 (1.08%) DBS Check
12 19 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (0.89%) APMP
13 18 (0.89%) MCSE
14 16 (0.79%) CISM
15 15 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 13 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 13 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (8.58%) QA
2 83 (4.09%) SLA
3 63 (3.10%) PMO
4 45 (2.22%) GDPR
5 36 (1.77%) Data Quality
6 31 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 20 (0.99%) COBIT
8 16 (0.79%) PCI DSS
9 15 (0.74%) DICOM
10 10 (0.49%) Actionable Recommendations
10 10 (0.49%) NIST
11 7 (0.34%) BS25999
11 7 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 17025
11 7 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 6 (0.30%) NCSC
13 5 (0.25%) ISO 22301
13 5 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (0.20%) ISO 9000
14 4 (0.20%) JSP 440
14 4 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 150 (7.39%) Active Directory
2 108 (5.32%) Docker
3 69 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 53 (2.61%) Hyper-V
5 22 (1.08%) XenApp
6 19 (0.94%) Firmware
6 19 (0.94%) vSphere
7 16 (0.79%) BitLocker
7 16 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (0.64%) XenDesktop
9 12 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
10 10 (0.49%) VMware NSX
11 7 (0.34%) NFS
12 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.20%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.15%) KVM
15 2 (0.099%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.049%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 58 (2.86%) Kubernetes
2 46 (2.27%) Terraform
3 39 (1.92%) Ansible
4 30 (1.48%) Puppet
5 29 (1.43%) SCCM
6 20 (0.99%) WSUS
7 16 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
9 10 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (0.30%) FortiGate
10 6 (0.30%) Packer
10 6 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.25%) Backup Exec
11 5 (0.25%) SCOM
11 5 (0.25%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 4 (0.20%) Kibana
13 3 (0.15%) AirWatch
13 3 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
13 3 (0.15%) Jamf Pro
14 2 (0.099%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 471 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 121 (5.96%) Oracle
3 108 (5.32%) VMware
4 68 (3.35%) Cisco
5 57 (2.81%) Citrix
6 45 (2.22%) SAP
7 37 (1.82%) Google
8 36 (1.77%) Zend
9 32 (1.58%) IBM
10 27 (1.33%) Dell
11 26 (1.28%) Facebook
11 26 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
12 23 (1.13%) WorldPay
13 22 (1.08%) NetApp
13 22 (1.08%) Remedy
13 22 (1.08%) Veeam
14 19 (0.94%) FIS
15 18 (0.89%) Mitel
16 17 (0.84%) Sony
17 16 (0.79%) Palo Alto