Period
to 23 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Migration skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Migration over the 6 months to 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Migration
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 74 70 83
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13 +27
Permanent jobs citing Migration 5,149 2,689 4,512
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.02% 4.25% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.28% 4.56% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3,583 2,165 3,486
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £38,750 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £55,029 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.12% -8.29% +3.00%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.74% -5.00% -4.76%

Migration 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 120,414 58,914 116,525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.03% 93.10% 92.60%
Number of salaries quoted 78,049 48,002 93,468
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £89,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52% +2.22%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Migration in the UK

Migration
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Migration.

Salary trend for Migration in the UK

Migration
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Migration over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Migration in the UK

Migration
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Migration within the UK over the 6 months to 23 January 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 -3 4,352 £65,000 +8.79% 846
UK excluding London -8 2,352 £54,500 +14.74% 520
London -2 2,165 £75,000 +7.14% 382
Work from Home -20 1,367 £62,500 +31.58% 171
North of England -19 658 £50,000 +5.26% 153
South East +7 579 £57,500 +5.50% 144
Midlands -2 413 £60,000 +22.45% 85
North West -21 332 £55,000 +10.00% 81
West Midlands -3 289 £60,000 +14.29% 63
Yorkshire -25 278 £47,500 - 48
South West +13 239 £47,500 - 39
East of England +27 229 £60,000 -2.04% 36
Scotland -24 199 £55,000 +15.79% 47
East Midlands -18 119 £54,000 +13.68% 22
North East -12 48 £41,500 -24.55% 24
Wales -69 26 £50,000 +5.26% 11
Northern Ireland -20 23 £27,500 -5.98% 6

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, IT jobs citing Migration 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 Migration.

1 1,790 (34.76%) Azure
2 1,580 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1,461 (28.37%) Data Migration
4 1,438 (27.93%) Microsoft
5 1,416 (27.50%) AWS
6 1,385 (26.90%) Social Skills
7 1,288 (25.01%) Finance
8 1,196 (23.23%) SQL
9 1,095 (21.27%) DevOps
10 788 (15.30%) Project Management
11 744 (14.45%) Windows
12 707 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
13 696 (13.52%) Microsoft 365
14 648 (12.58%) Python
15 632 (12.27%) Degree
16 610 (11.85%) Analytics
17 605 (11.75%) CI/CD
18 582 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
19 579 (11.24%) Kubernetes
20 560 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
21 557 (10.82%) Project Delivery
22 548 (10.64%) SQL Server
23 530 (10.29%) Oracle
24 527 (10.23%) SaaS
25 510 (9.90%) Active Directory
26 501 (9.73%) Java
26 501 (9.73%) ETL
27 473 (9.19%) Terraform
28 465 (9.03%) GCP
29 460 (8.93%) Microservices

Migration
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
1 377 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 99 (1.92%) Apache Spark
3 97 (1.88%) MS Exchange
4 70 (1.36%) Confluence
5 60 (1.17%) CMS
6 56 (1.09%) Apache
7 55 (1.07%) IIS
8 51 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
9 40 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
10 38 (0.74%) SAS
11 37 (0.72%) nginx
12 33 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
13 32 (0.62%) Apache Solr
14 30 (0.58%) Skype for Business
15 25 (0.49%) OpenStack
16 24 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
17 23 (0.45%) Documentum
18 21 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
19 19 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
20 18 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 197 (3.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 164 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
3 72 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
4 50 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 49 (0.95%) MS Visio
6 40 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.23%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.14%) Oracle Smart View
9 4 (0.078%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.058%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.039%) Adobe XD
11 2 (0.039%) FileZilla
11 2 (0.039%) Sketch
12 1 (0.019%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.019%) EngageOne
12 1 (0.019%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 104 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 81 (1.57%) SAP S/4HANA
3 56 (1.09%) NetSuite
4 52 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
5 29 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
6 28 (0.54%) Alphatax
6 28 (0.54%) Dynamics GP
7 25 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
8 22 (0.43%) SAP MDG
9 17 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
9 17 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
10 16 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
10 16 (0.31%) SAP Business One
11 15 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
12 14 (0.27%) Oracle Utilities
12 14 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
13 12 (0.23%) SAP FSCM
13 12 (0.23%) Shopify
14 11 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 11 (0.21%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1,790 (34.76%) Azure
2 1,416 (27.50%) AWS
3 696 (13.52%) Microsoft 365
4 527 (10.23%) SaaS
5 465 (9.03%) GCP
6 403 (7.83%) Power Platform
7 333 (6.47%) PaaS
8 288 (5.59%) IaaS
9 221 (4.29%) Serverless
10 220 (4.27%) Azure Active Directory
11 207 (4.02%) Dynamics 365
12 147 (2.85%) GitHub
13 127 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
14 114 (2.21%) Azure Data Factory
15 108 (2.10%) Snowflake
16 103 (2.00%) OneDrive
17 81 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
17 81 (1.57%) AWS Lambda
18 78 (1.51%) OpenShift
19 70 (1.36%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 362 (7.03%) Firewall
2 230 (4.47%) DNS
3 191 (3.71%) VPN
4 152 (2.95%) DHCP
5 126 (2.45%) WAN
6 112 (2.18%) LAN
7 96 (1.86%) TCP/IP
8 86 (1.67%) Network Security
9 82 (1.59%) SAN
10 70 (1.36%) Broadband
10 70 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
11 59 (1.15%) Wireless
12 58 (1.13%) VoIP
13 54 (1.05%) MPLS
14 52 (1.01%) HTTP
15 45 (0.87%) IPv6
15 45 (0.87%) SSL
16 44 (0.85%) BGP
17 43 (0.84%) Internet
18 42 (0.82%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 548 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 400 (7.77%) Data Warehouse
3 324 (6.29%) Power BI
4 303 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 256 (4.97%) Big Data
6 219 (4.25%) Relational Database
7 203 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 150 (2.91%) MySQL
8 150 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
9 137 (2.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 132 (2.56%) NoSQL
11 127 (2.47%) Data Lake
12 122 (2.37%) Tableau
13 87 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
14 86 (1.67%) Metadata
15 84 (1.63%) Hadoop
16 81 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
17 76 (1.48%) MongoDB
17 76 (1.48%) Oracle Database
18 66 (1.28%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 308 (5.98%) Git (software)
2 263 (5.11%) Jenkins
3 184 (3.57%) JIRA
4 62 (1.20%) GitLab
5 56 (1.09%) TeamCity
6 55 (1.07%) Visual Studio
7 46 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 44 (0.85%) Subversion
9 42 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 35 (0.68%) Maven
11 33 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 31 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
13 28 (0.54%) Eclipse
14 25 (0.49%) Cucumber
14 25 (0.49%) JUnit
14 25 (0.49%) Selenium
15 20 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
15 20 (0.39%) SoapUI
15 20 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
16 17 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1,385 (26.90%) Social Skills
2 1,288 (25.01%) Finance
3 560 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
4 295 (5.73%) Retail
5 292 (5.67%) Marketing
6 224 (4.35%) Banking
7 209 (4.06%) Law
8 200 (3.88%) Public Sector
9 192 (3.73%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 169 (3.28%) Legal
11 135 (2.62%) Manufacturing
11 135 (2.62%) Presentation Skills
12 102 (1.98%) Telecoms
13 100 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
14 78 (1.51%) Documentation Skills
15 74 (1.44%) Front Office
16 65 (1.26%) Billing
17 60 (1.17%) Advertising
17 60 (1.17%) Games
18 58 (1.13%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 887 (17.23%) Architect
2 646 (12.55%) Developer
3 472 (9.17%) Analyst
4 453 (8.80%) Consultant
5 449 (8.72%) Project Manager
6 297 (5.77%) Cloud Architect
7 271 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
8 246 (4.78%) Data Engineer
9 232 (4.51%) Cloud Engineer
10 198 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
11 191 (3.71%) AWS Engineer
12 190 (3.69%) IT Manager
13 177 (3.44%) Senior Manager
14 163 (3.17%) Azure Engineer
15 154 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 151 (2.93%) Data Architect
17 150 (2.91%) IT Project Manager
18 141 (2.74%) Senior Developer
19 140 (2.72%) Azure Architect
20 138 (2.68%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 413 (8.02%) .NET
2 283 (5.50%) React
3 175 (3.40%) Kafka
4 159 (3.09%) Node.js
5 156 (3.03%) AngularJS
6 151 (2.93%) JSON
7 146 (2.84%) HTML
8 142 (2.76%) REST
9 127 (2.47%) Web Services
10 124 (2.41%) XML
11 123 (2.39%) Vue.js
12 122 (2.37%) CSS
13 120 (2.33%) Spring
14 119 (2.31%) ASP.NET
15 103 (2.00%) SOAP
16 87 (1.69%) .NET Core
17 83 (1.61%) Spring Boot
18 80 (1.55%) RESTful
19 77 (1.50%) jQuery
20 76 (1.48%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 332 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 306 (5.94%) Public Cloud
3 242 (4.70%) Management Information System
4 203 (3.94%) Cloud Native
5 173 (3.36%) Hybrid Cloud
6 154 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
7 145 (2.82%) User Experience
8 136 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
9 135 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
10 123 (2.39%) Legacy Systems
11 111 (2.16%) Data Structures
12 100 (1.94%) Life Science
13 97 (1.88%) Private Cloud
14 70 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 70 (1.36%) Hedge funds
15 66 (1.28%) Equities
15 66 (1.28%) Replication
16 64 (1.24%) Clustering
17 58 (1.13%) Fixed Income
18 56 (1.09%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 744 (14.45%) Windows
2 433 (8.41%) Linux
3 354 (6.88%) Windows Server
4 135 (2.62%) Windows 10
5 122 (2.37%) Unix
6 92 (1.79%) Windows Server 2016
7 88 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 86 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 63 (1.22%) CentOS
10 61 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 55 (1.07%) Windows Server 2019
12 41 (0.80%) Android
13 30 (0.58%) Apple iOS
13 30 (0.58%) Ubuntu
14 21 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
15 20 (0.39%) SUSE
15 20 (0.39%) VMS
16 19 (0.37%) Solaris
17 17 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
18 15 (0.29%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,580 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1,461 (28.37%) Data Migration
3 1,095 (21.27%) DevOps
4 788 (15.30%) Project Management
5 707 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
6 610 (11.85%) Analytics
7 605 (11.75%) CI/CD
8 582 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
9 557 (10.82%) Project Delivery
10 501 (9.73%) ETL
11 460 (8.93%) Microservices
12 448 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
13 445 (8.64%) Mentoring
14 420 (8.16%) Data Management
15 403 (7.83%) Data Modelling
16 399 (7.75%) Scrum
17 359 (6.97%) Software Engineering
18 349 (6.78%) ERP
19 342 (6.64%) Computer Science
20 317 (6.16%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1,196 (23.23%) SQL
2 648 (12.58%) Python
3 501 (9.73%) Java
4 431 (8.37%) C#
5 404 (7.85%) PowerShell
6 389 (7.55%) JavaScript
7 169 (3.28%) T-SQL
8 142 (2.76%) TypeScript
9 102 (1.98%) PL/SQL
10 91 (1.77%) PHP
11 79 (1.53%) Bash
12 75 (1.46%) Shell Script
13 72 (1.40%) C
14 67 (1.30%) Perl
15 64 (1.24%) R
16 62 (1.20%) Go
17 57 (1.11%) Apex Code
17 57 (1.11%) VB
18 48 (0.93%) Scala
19 47 (0.91%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 632 (12.27%) Degree
2 274 (5.32%) Security Cleared
3 197 (3.83%) SC Cleared
4 125 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 122 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 66 (1.28%) PMP
7 62 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
8 60 (1.17%) PMI Certification
9 50 (0.97%) AWS Certification
10 41 (0.80%) Master's Degree
11 40 (0.78%) CCNP
12 38 (0.74%) AAT
13 36 (0.70%) MCSA
13 36 (0.70%) MCSE
14 35 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
15 30 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
16 27 (0.52%) CCNA
16 27 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 26 (0.50%) DV Cleared
17 26 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 306 (5.94%) Data Quality
2 225 (4.37%) QA
3 114 (2.21%) GDPR
4 89 (1.73%) SLA
5 83 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 42 (0.82%) PMO
7 33 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
8 32 (0.62%) Good Clinical Practice
8 32 (0.62%) NCSC
9 24 (0.47%) HL7
10 23 (0.45%) NIST
11 21 (0.41%) Accessibility
12 15 (0.29%) GxP
12 15 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 14 (0.27%) PCI DSS
14 8 (0.16%) COBIT
14 8 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 6 (0.12%) IFRS
16 5 (0.097%) ISO 9001
16 5 (0.097%) MiFID
System Software
1 510 (9.90%) Active Directory
2 425 (8.25%) Docker
3 198 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 143 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 66 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
6 63 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
7 30 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (0.50%) vSphere
9 23 (0.45%) Varnish
10 14 (0.27%) XenApp
11 12 (0.23%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 12 (0.23%) VMware Server
12 10 (0.19%) Firmware
12 10 (0.19%) Terminal Services
12 10 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
13 9 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 9 (0.17%) KVM
13 9 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (0.17%) VMware NSX
14 8 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 579 (11.24%) Kubernetes
2 473 (9.19%) Terraform
3 292 (5.67%) Ansible
4 123 (2.39%) Puppet
5 117 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
6 110 (2.14%) Microsoft Intune
7 98 (1.90%) SCCM
8 54 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
9 44 (0.85%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 43 (0.84%) Packer
11 39 (0.76%) Grafana
12 35 (0.68%) Nagios
13 24 (0.47%) SCOM
14 18 (0.35%) FortiGate
15 17 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
16 16 (0.31%) Kibana
17 15 (0.29%) AirWatch
18 12 (0.23%) Consul
19 11 (0.21%) Istio
19 11 (0.21%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1,438 (27.93%) Microsoft
2 530 (10.29%) Oracle
3 325 (6.31%) VMware
4 324 (6.29%) SAP
5 284 (5.52%) Google
6 241 (4.68%) Salesforce.com
7 176 (3.42%) Cisco
8 107 (2.08%) Databricks
9 103 (2.00%) Informatica
10 87 (1.69%) Red Hat
11 84 (1.63%) Citrix
12 62 (1.20%) ServiceNow
13 57 (1.11%) IBM
14 52 (1.01%) Dell
15 48 (0.93%) Apple
15 48 (0.93%) SolarWinds
16 47 (0.91%) HP
17 45 (0.87%) Meraki
18 40 (0.78%) Cognizant
18 40 (0.78%) Veeam