Period
to 28 October 2021

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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Migration
UK
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 75 70 88
Rank change year-on-year -5 +18 +29
Permanent jobs citing Migration 5,112 2,063 4,764
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.02% 4.16% 3.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.27% 4.47% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3,699 1,697 3,636
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,750 £33,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +1.77%
75th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £115,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 119,742 46,190 126,882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.19% 93.06% 92.60%
Number of salaries quoted 79,117 38,578 101,498
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,077
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

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 28 October 2021.

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 28 October 2021. 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 -5 4,312 £65,000 +4.00% 942
UK excluding London -6 2,403 £50,000 - 547
London -12 2,036 £75,000 +7.14% 432
Work from Home -9 1,444 £60,000 +20.00% 201
North of England +11 782 £47,500 -5.00% 159
South East -26 561 £57,500 - 137
Midlands -8 412 £55,000 +11.68% 98
North West +21 381 £52,500 -4.55% 90
Yorkshire +5 360 £47,500 - 54
West Midlands -2 301 £59,000 +18.00% 65
South West -16 232 £50,000 +1.01% 39
East of England -7 216 £50,000 -25.93% 64
Scotland -9 180 £55,000 +15.79% 37
East Midlands -13 109 £45,000 -5.26% 32
North East -30 41 £47,500 -13.64% 15
Wales -44 27 £48,000 +1.05% 8
Northern Ireland -40 12 £27,500 -21.43% 5

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, 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 1,816 (35.52%) Azure
2 1,444 (28.25%) Microsoft
3 1,435 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
4 1,422 (27.82%) Data Migration
5 1,370 (26.80%) AWS
6 1,346 (26.33%) Social Skills
7 1,221 (23.88%) DevOps
8 1,220 (23.87%) SQL
9 1,148 (22.46%) Finance
10 733 (14.34%) Windows
11 699 (13.67%) Project Management
12 649 (12.70%) Python
13 627 (12.27%) Problem-Solving
14 614 (12.01%) Business Intelligence
15 608 (11.89%) Oracle
16 588 (11.50%) Microsoft 365
17 580 (11.35%) Degree
18 569 (11.13%) Analytics
19 562 (10.99%) ETL
20 524 (10.25%) SQL Server
21 513 (10.04%) Kubernetes
22 496 (9.70%) Data Warehouse
23 485 (9.49%) Linux
23 485 (9.49%) Terraform
24 468 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
25 466 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
26 459 (8.98%) Active Directory
27 453 (8.86%) Project Delivery
28 446 (8.72%) Java
29 444 (8.69%) SaaS

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
1 349 (6.83%) SharePoint
2 120 (2.35%) Apache Spark
3 73 (1.43%) CMS
4 67 (1.31%) Confluence
5 66 (1.29%) MS Exchange
6 62 (1.21%) IIS
7 51 (1.00%) SAS
8 46 (0.90%) Apache
9 37 (0.72%) nginx
10 36 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
11 34 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
12 33 (0.65%) Skype for Business
13 30 (0.59%) Documentum
14 28 (0.55%) Apache Solr
15 27 (0.53%) Apache Airflow
16 21 (0.41%) OpenStack
16 21 (0.41%) Tomcat
17 20 (0.39%) WordPress
18 18 (0.35%) Oracle Application Server
19 16 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 191 (3.74%) Microsoft Office
2 189 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 73 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
4 64 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 46 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
6 40 (0.78%) MS Visio
7 12 (0.23%) Oracle Smart View
8 9 (0.18%) InfoPath
9 8 (0.16%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.078%) EngageOne
10 4 (0.078%) Sketch
11 3 (0.059%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.020%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.020%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.020%) Adobe XD
13 1 (0.020%) Figma
13 1 (0.020%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 116 (2.27%) SAP S/4HANA
2 78 (1.53%) NetSuite
3 75 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 62 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
5 41 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
6 31 (0.61%) SAP MDG
7 27 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
8 25 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
8 25 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
9 24 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
10 23 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
10 23 (0.45%) SAP FSCM
11 18 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
12 17 (0.33%) SAP Business One
13 16 (0.31%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
14 15 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
15 14 (0.27%) Oracle Utilities
15 14 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
15 14 (0.27%) Shopify
16 13 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1,816 (35.52%) Azure
2 1,370 (26.80%) AWS
3 588 (11.50%) Microsoft 365
4 444 (8.69%) SaaS
5 433 (8.47%) GCP
6 392 (7.67%) Power Platform
7 364 (7.12%) IaaS
8 354 (6.92%) PaaS
9 252 (4.93%) Serverless
10 208 (4.07%) Dynamics 365
11 193 (3.78%) Azure Active Directory
12 152 (2.97%) AWS CloudFormation
13 149 (2.91%) GitHub
14 130 (2.54%) Azure Data Factory
15 117 (2.29%) Snowflake
16 116 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
17 92 (1.80%) AWS Lambda
18 76 (1.49%) Azure Synapse Analytics
19 66 (1.29%) PowerApps
20 59 (1.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 304 (5.95%) Firewall
2 189 (3.70%) DNS
3 148 (2.90%) VPN
4 137 (2.68%) DHCP
5 125 (2.45%) WAN
6 108 (2.11%) LAN
7 101 (1.98%) SAN
8 89 (1.74%) Broadband
9 88 (1.72%) TCP/IP
10 71 (1.39%) Network Security
11 63 (1.23%) MPLS
12 58 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
13 55 (1.08%) Internet
14 47 (0.92%) Skype
15 45 (0.88%) VoIP
16 44 (0.86%) BGP
17 42 (0.82%) OSPF
17 42 (0.82%) Wireless
18 39 (0.76%) VLAN
19 38 (0.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 524 (10.25%) SQL Server
2 496 (9.70%) Data Warehouse
3 326 (6.38%) Power BI
4 273 (5.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 201 (3.93%) Big Data
6 189 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 160 (3.13%) Data Lake
8 156 (3.05%) Tableau
9 152 (2.97%) Relational Database
10 130 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
11 127 (2.48%) MySQL
12 117 (2.29%) Azure SQL Database
12 117 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 116 (2.27%) NoSQL
14 107 (2.09%) Hadoop
15 87 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
16 71 (1.39%) Oracle Database
17 63 (1.23%) Metadata
18 60 (1.17%) Oracle ODI
19 56 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 347 (6.79%) Git (software)
2 191 (3.74%) Jenkins
3 162 (3.17%) JIRA
4 68 (1.33%) GitLab
5 54 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
6 46 (0.90%) Maven
6 46 (0.90%) Visual Studio
7 40 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 39 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
9 36 (0.70%) Cucumber
10 34 (0.67%) SonarQube
10 34 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 34 (0.67%) TeamCity
11 30 (0.59%) Selenium
12 26 (0.51%) JUnit
13 25 (0.49%) Artifactory
14 23 (0.45%) Bitbucket
15 20 (0.39%) Visual Studio Code
16 19 (0.37%) Mockito
17 18 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1,346 (26.33%) Social Skills
2 1,148 (22.46%) Finance
3 466 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
4 271 (5.30%) Retail
5 226 (4.42%) Marketing
6 204 (3.99%) Banking
7 197 (3.85%) Public Sector
8 190 (3.72%) Law
9 160 (3.13%) Legal
10 137 (2.68%) Presentation Skills
11 131 (2.56%) Manufacturing
12 117 (2.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 108 (2.11%) Telecoms
14 93 (1.82%) Influencing Skills
15 83 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
16 77 (1.51%) Billing
16 77 (1.51%) Documentation Skills
17 69 (1.35%) Front Office
18 59 (1.15%) Organisational Skills
19 53 (1.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 849 (16.61%) Architect
2 549 (10.74%) Developer
3 494 (9.66%) Consultant
4 448 (8.76%) Analyst
5 350 (6.85%) Project Manager
6 320 (6.26%) Cloud Architect
7 249 (4.87%) Azure Engineer
8 238 (4.66%) Data Engineer
8 238 (4.66%) DevOps Engineer
9 216 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
10 200 (3.91%) Cloud Engineer
11 186 (3.64%) AWS Engineer
12 176 (3.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 157 (3.07%) Data Architect
14 149 (2.91%) Business Analyst
15 133 (2.60%) Azure Architect
16 118 (2.31%) Administrator
17 117 (2.29%) Data Analyst
18 113 (2.21%) DBA
19 112 (2.19%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (5.91%) .NET
2 259 (5.07%) Web Services
3 161 (3.15%) React
4 138 (2.70%) HTML
5 136 (2.66%) Kafka
6 133 (2.60%) Node.js
7 127 (2.48%) XML
8 115 (2.25%) REST
9 112 (2.19%) Spring
10 107 (2.09%) CSS
11 99 (1.94%) SOAP
12 96 (1.88%) JSON
13 90 (1.76%) AngularJS
14 85 (1.66%) Middleware
15 76 (1.49%) RESTful
16 73 (1.43%) ASP.NET
17 67 (1.31%) Vue.js
18 60 (1.17%) Spring Boot
19 57 (1.12%) ARM Templates
20 56 (1.10%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 389 (7.61%) Data Centre
2 364 (7.12%) Public Cloud
3 261 (5.11%) Management Information System
4 199 (3.89%) Cloud Native
5 163 (3.19%) Legacy Systems
6 147 (2.88%) Hybrid Cloud
7 140 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
8 137 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
9 122 (2.39%) Life Science
10 117 (2.29%) Data Structures
11 114 (2.23%) User Experience
12 101 (1.98%) Private Cloud
13 100 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
14 80 (1.56%) Virtual Team
15 78 (1.53%) Replication
15 78 (1.53%) Social Media
16 68 (1.33%) Clustering
17 61 (1.19%) Driving Licence
18 53 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
19 51 (1.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 733 (14.34%) Windows
2 485 (9.49%) Linux
3 348 (6.81%) Windows Server
4 134 (2.62%) Windows 10
5 100 (1.96%) Unix
6 83 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 73 (1.43%) Windows Server 2016
8 70 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 64 (1.25%) Windows Server 2019
10 58 (1.13%) CentOS
11 40 (0.78%) Android
12 36 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
13 29 (0.57%) Apple iOS
13 29 (0.57%) Ubuntu
14 23 (0.45%) SUSE
15 21 (0.41%) VMS
16 16 (0.31%) Windows 7
17 13 (0.25%) Mac OS X
18 10 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
19 8 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,435 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
2 1,422 (27.82%) Data Migration
3 1,221 (23.88%) DevOps
4 699 (13.67%) Project Management
5 627 (12.27%) Problem-Solving
6 614 (12.01%) Business Intelligence
7 569 (11.13%) Analytics
8 562 (10.99%) ETL
9 468 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 453 (8.86%) Project Delivery
11 442 (8.65%) Scrum
12 413 (8.08%) ERP
13 385 (7.53%) Mentoring
14 382 (7.47%) Data Management
15 378 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
16 371 (7.26%) Data Modelling
17 362 (7.08%) Presales
18 308 (6.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 307 (6.01%) Infrastructure as Code
20 306 (5.99%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1,220 (23.87%) SQL
2 649 (12.70%) Python
3 446 (8.72%) Java
4 386 (7.55%) PowerShell
5 319 (6.24%) JavaScript
6 299 (5.85%) C#
7 172 (3.36%) T-SQL
8 118 (2.31%) PL/SQL
9 96 (1.88%) C
10 85 (1.66%) R
11 84 (1.64%) Bash Shell
12 83 (1.62%) TypeScript
13 75 (1.47%) VB
14 71 (1.39%) PHP
15 57 (1.12%) C++
16 54 (1.06%) Scala
17 49 (0.96%) Shell Script
18 42 (0.82%) Perl
19 40 (0.78%) Go
20 37 (0.72%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 580 (11.35%) Degree
2 233 (4.56%) Security Cleared
3 138 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 113 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 110 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 82 (1.60%) AWS Certification
7 72 (1.41%) PMI Certification
8 66 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
9 57 (1.12%) PMP
10 51 (1.00%) Master's Degree
11 46 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
12 43 (0.84%) CCNP
13 39 (0.76%) MCSA
14 35 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
14 35 (0.68%) MCSE
15 31 (0.61%) CCNA
16 30 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 29 (0.57%) CCIE
18 28 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 26 (0.51%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 312 (6.10%) Data Quality
2 196 (3.83%) QA
3 119 (2.33%) GDPR
4 108 (2.11%) SLA
5 60 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 51 (1.00%) PMO
7 39 (0.76%) Good Clinical Practice
8 30 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
8 30 (0.59%) PCI DSS
9 17 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 16 (0.31%) GxP
11 14 (0.27%) Accessibility
11 14 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 12 (0.23%) HL7
12 12 (0.23%) IFRS
13 9 (0.18%) NCSC
14 8 (0.16%) Solvency II
15 7 (0.14%) GRC
16 6 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 4 (0.078%) JSP 440
System Software
1 459 (8.98%) Active Directory
2 429 (8.39%) Docker
3 242 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 196 (3.83%) Hyper-V
5 91 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
6 62 (1.21%) Virtual Desktop
7 46 (0.90%) vSphere
8 43 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
9 25 (0.49%) VMware NSX
10 24 (0.47%) Varnish
11 12 (0.23%) HDFS
11 12 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (0.18%) NFS
13 8 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (0.16%) XenApp
14 7 (0.14%) Firmware
14 7 (0.14%) VMware Server
15 6 (0.12%) iptables
15 6 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 5 (0.098%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 513 (10.04%) Kubernetes
2 485 (9.49%) Terraform
3 236 (4.62%) Ansible
4 190 (3.72%) Puppet
5 172 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
6 127 (2.48%) Microsoft Intune
7 110 (2.15%) SCCM
8 54 (1.06%) Single Sign-On
9 46 (0.90%) Nagios
10 36 (0.70%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 33 (0.65%) Failover Clustering
12 27 (0.53%) Grafana
13 25 (0.49%) SCOM
14 15 (0.29%) FortiGate
14 15 (0.29%) Istio
15 14 (0.27%) Packer
16 13 (0.25%) Oracle EDQ
17 12 (0.23%) vCenter Server
18 11 (0.22%) Consul
18 11 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1,444 (28.25%) Microsoft
2 608 (11.89%) Oracle
3 392 (7.67%) SAP
4 384 (7.51%) VMware
5 266 (5.20%) Google
6 210 (4.11%) Salesforce.com
7 165 (3.23%) Cisco
8 124 (2.43%) Databricks
9 105 (2.05%) Informatica
10 82 (1.60%) Red Hat
11 78 (1.53%) EnterpriseDB
12 76 (1.49%) Dell
13 71 (1.39%) IBM
14 61 (1.19%) Veeam
15 55 (1.08%) HP
16 54 (1.06%) ServiceNow
17 50 (0.98%) Citrix
17 50 (0.98%) JD Edwards
18 45 (0.88%) SolarWinds
19 39 (0.76%) Palo Alto