Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Migration
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 68 82 99
Rank change year-on-year +14 +17 +25
Permanent jobs citing Migration 3,545 4,074 4,868
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.20% 3.70% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.54% 4.02% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,729 3,197 3,605
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £41,000 £46,250 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% +13.04% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £92,750 £102,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -13.64% +4.76% +5.00%

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 78,066 101,391 137,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.48% 92.19% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 59,996 81,496 108,890
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +8 3,011 £57,500 -11.54% 690
UK excluding London +17 1,769 £47,500 -13.64% 452
London -8 1,363 £75,000 +7.14% 272
Work from Home +18 869 £50,000 -25.93% 162
North of England +27 596 £47,500 -5.00% 135
South East +1 426 £50,000 -23.08% 103
North West +33 316 £47,500 -5.00% 71
Yorkshire +31 259 £47,500 -5.00% 52
Midlands +26 247 £50,000 -4.76% 87
Scotland +47 177 £47,500 +2.15% 31
South West -9 164 £44,510 -10.98% 48
West Midlands +9 152 £54,500 +2.83% 67
East of England -11 101 £57,500 -11.54% 36
East Midlands +17 93 £47,500 -9.52% 18
Wales +49 61 £47,500 - 6
North East -21 24 £45,000 +7.78% 12
Northern Ireland +6 5 £23,500 - 5

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 1,452 (40.96%) Azure
2 1,166 (32.89%) Microsoft
3 1,018 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
4 982 (27.70%) SQL
5 960 (27.08%) AWS
6 902 (25.44%) DevOps
7 779 (21.97%) Data Migration
8 704 (19.86%) Finance
9 675 (19.04%) Windows
10 514 (14.50%) Oracle
11 499 (14.08%) Active Directory
12 485 (13.68%) Microsoft 365
13 449 (12.67%) Business Intelligence
14 442 (12.47%) Terraform
15 418 (11.79%) VMware
16 412 (11.62%) Linux
17 400 (11.28%) Kubernetes
18 391 (11.03%) Continuous Integration
19 388 (10.94%) SQL Server
20 365 (10.30%) Project Management
21 362 (10.21%) Docker
22 357 (10.07%) Power Platform
23 349 (9.84%) Project Delivery
24 338 (9.53%) PowerShell
25 333 (9.39%) Git (software)
26 323 (9.11%) Problem-Solving
27 322 (9.08%) Microservices
28 320 (9.03%) Web Services
29 319 (9.00%) Analytics
30 304 (8.58%) Analytical Skills

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
1 267 (7.53%) SharePoint
2 96 (2.71%) MS Exchange
3 39 (1.10%) Apache
4 36 (1.02%) Apache Spark
4 36 (1.02%) SAS
5 35 (0.99%) IIS
6 33 (0.93%) Skype for Business
7 32 (0.90%) CMS
8 28 (0.79%) Confluence
9 22 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
10 20 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
11 16 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (0.39%) JBoss
13 13 (0.37%) WebSphere
13 13 (0.37%) WordPress
14 12 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
15 11 (0.31%) Tomcat
16 10 (0.28%) Drupal
16 10 (0.28%) GlassFish
16 10 (0.28%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 158 (4.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 120 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
3 37 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 28 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 20 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
6 15 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.11%) Gliffy
9 2 (0.056%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.028%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.028%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.028%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.028%) Maya
Business Applications
1 104 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 62 (1.75%) SAP S/4HANA
3 45 (1.27%) NetSuite
3 45 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
4 36 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
5 31 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
6 22 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
7 21 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
8 20 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
9 17 (0.48%) Magento
10 16 (0.45%) Oracle Cash Management
10 16 (0.45%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 15 (0.42%) PeopleSoft HCM
11 15 (0.42%) SAP FSCM
12 14 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
12 14 (0.39%) SAP Business One
13 11 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
13 11 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
13 11 (0.31%) Shopify
14 9 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1,452 (40.96%) Azure
2 960 (27.08%) AWS
3 485 (13.68%) Microsoft 365
4 357 (10.07%) Power Platform
5 271 (7.64%) PaaS
6 262 (7.39%) Azure Active Directory
7 229 (6.46%) IaaS
8 222 (6.26%) SaaS
9 215 (6.06%) GCP
10 166 (4.68%) AWS CloudFormation
11 140 (3.95%) Dynamics 365
12 139 (3.92%) Serverless
13 93 (2.62%) Azure Service Bus
14 80 (2.26%) Azure App Service
14 80 (2.26%) Azure Service Fabric
15 77 (2.17%) PowerApps
16 67 (1.89%) OneDrive
17 65 (1.83%) Azure Storage
18 57 (1.61%) Azure Data Factory
19 56 (1.58%) Azure Key Vault
Communications & Networking
1 235 (6.63%) Firewall
2 130 (3.67%) DNS
3 91 (2.57%) VPN
4 70 (1.97%) WAN
5 69 (1.95%) DHCP
6 63 (1.78%) SAN
7 55 (1.55%) Skype
8 53 (1.50%) LAN
9 39 (1.10%) Network Security
10 38 (1.07%) Remote Desktop
11 36 (1.02%) VLAN
12 35 (0.99%) VSAN
13 34 (0.96%) TCP/IP
14 31 (0.87%) VoIP
15 28 (0.79%) Wireless
16 26 (0.73%) SD-WAN
17 25 (0.71%) SSL
17 25 (0.71%) Unified Communications
18 24 (0.68%) HTTP
19 21 (0.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 388 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 291 (8.21%) Data Warehouse
3 273 (7.70%) Power BI
4 169 (4.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 154 (4.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 120 (3.39%) MySQL
7 115 (3.24%) Big Data
7 115 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 114 (3.22%) Azure SQL Database
9 113 (3.19%) Relational Database
10 94 (2.65%) Tableau
11 90 (2.54%) Data Lake
12 86 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
13 76 (2.14%) NoSQL
14 53 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
15 49 (1.38%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 42 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
17 38 (1.07%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 37 (1.04%) QlikView
19 34 (0.96%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 333 (9.39%) Git (software)
2 183 (5.16%) Jenkins
3 95 (2.68%) JIRA
4 73 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 59 (1.66%) Visual Studio Team System
6 34 (0.96%) Maven
7 31 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
8 29 (0.82%) Selenium
9 25 (0.71%) Visual Studio
10 22 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
10 22 (0.62%) TeamCity
11 21 (0.59%) Cucumber
12 20 (0.56%) JUnit
13 19 (0.54%) Gradle
14 18 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
15 17 (0.48%) Flyway
15 17 (0.48%) Subversion
16 16 (0.45%) GitLab
17 15 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 12 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 704 (19.86%) Finance
2 131 (3.70%) Banking
3 115 (3.24%) Law
4 113 (3.19%) Public Sector
5 110 (3.10%) Marketing
6 109 (3.07%) Front Office
7 87 (2.45%) Telecoms
8 86 (2.43%) Retail
9 83 (2.34%) Legal
10 79 (2.23%) Manufacturing
11 25 (0.71%) General Ledger
12 23 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
13 22 (0.62%) Advertising
14 20 (0.56%) Billing
15 18 (0.51%) German Language
16 17 (0.48%) Back Office
16 17 (0.48%) Electronics
17 13 (0.37%) Private Banking
18 12 (0.34%) Financial Institution
19 11 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 540 (15.23%) Architect
2 526 (14.84%) Developer
3 400 (11.28%) Consultant
4 347 (9.79%) Analyst
5 257 (7.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 254 (7.17%) Azure Engineer
7 244 (6.88%) AWS Engineer
8 180 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 152 (4.29%) AWS DevOps
10 144 (4.06%) .NET Developer
11 143 (4.03%) Platform Engineer
12 138 (3.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 131 (3.70%) Azure Architect
14 128 (3.61%) Cloud Architect
15 123 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
16 121 (3.41%) Senior Developer
17 118 (3.33%) Project Manager
18 113 (3.19%) Cloud Engineer
19 108 (3.05%) Software Engineer
20 106 (2.99%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (9.03%) Web Services
2 286 (8.07%) .NET
3 212 (5.98%) React
4 184 (5.19%) .NET Core
5 172 (4.85%) CSS
6 151 (4.26%) HTML
7 146 (4.12%) ASP.NET Web API
8 134 (3.78%) AngularJS
9 119 (3.36%) REST
10 103 (2.91%) ASP.NET
11 91 (2.57%) Vue.js
12 79 (2.23%) Node.js
13 77 (2.17%) .NET Framework
13 77 (2.17%) ASP.NET Core
14 75 (2.12%) jQuery
15 71 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 60 (1.69%) Entity Framework
17 57 (1.61%) JSON
18 56 (1.58%) RESTful
19 53 (1.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 304 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
2 238 (6.71%) Data Centre
3 167 (4.71%) Greenfield Project
4 93 (2.62%) Public Cloud
5 88 (2.48%) Derivative
6 87 (2.45%) Management Information System
7 84 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
8 83 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 80 (2.26%) Fixed Income
10 79 (2.23%) Equities
11 77 (2.17%) Hedge funds
12 76 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
13 69 (1.95%) N-Tier
14 66 (1.86%) Data Structures
15 56 (1.58%) Cloud Native
16 49 (1.38%) User Experience
17 48 (1.35%) Organisational Skills
18 47 (1.33%) Clustering
19 46 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
19 46 (1.30%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 675 (19.04%) Windows
2 412 (11.62%) Linux
3 297 (8.38%) Windows Server
4 93 (2.62%) Windows 10
5 78 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 75 (2.12%) Windows Server 2019
7 69 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 63 (1.78%) Windows Server 2016
9 58 (1.64%) Unix
10 54 (1.52%) Ubuntu
11 40 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 34 (0.96%) CentOS
13 31 (0.87%) Windows 7
14 27 (0.76%) Alpine Linux
14 27 (0.76%) Android
15 22 (0.62%) Apple iOS
16 19 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
17 11 (0.31%) VMS
18 9 (0.25%) SUSE
19 7 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,018 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
2 902 (25.44%) DevOps
3 779 (21.97%) Data Migration
4 449 (12.67%) Business Intelligence
5 391 (11.03%) Continuous Integration
6 365 (10.30%) Project Management
7 349 (9.84%) Project Delivery
8 323 (9.11%) Problem-Solving
9 322 (9.08%) Microservices
10 319 (9.00%) Analytics
11 289 (8.15%) Scrum
12 285 (8.04%) ERP
13 282 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 276 (7.79%) ETL
15 259 (7.31%) Infrastructure as Code
16 251 (7.08%) Deployment Automation
17 230 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
18 219 (6.18%) Presales
19 200 (5.64%) Data Management
20 197 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 982 (27.70%) SQL
2 338 (9.53%) PowerShell
3 301 (8.49%) C#
4 296 (8.35%) JavaScript
5 268 (7.56%) Python
6 242 (6.83%) Java
7 181 (5.11%) T-SQL
8 82 (2.31%) Bash Shell
9 81 (2.28%) PL/SQL
10 69 (1.95%) PHP
11 62 (1.75%) C
12 42 (1.18%) Ruby
13 40 (1.13%) R
14 39 (1.10%) Go
15 37 (1.04%) Perl
16 34 (0.96%) C++
17 31 (0.87%) TypeScript
18 28 (0.79%) Apex Code
19 22 (0.62%) VB
20 19 (0.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 250 (7.05%) Degree
2 189 (5.33%) Security Cleared
3 141 (3.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 119 (3.36%) SC Cleared
5 73 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
6 56 (1.58%) CCNA
7 50 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
8 49 (1.38%) Oracle Certification
9 42 (1.18%) AWS Certification
9 42 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
10 37 (1.04%) MCSE
11 34 (0.96%) CCNP
12 27 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 26 (0.73%) MCSA
14 23 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
15 22 (0.62%) DV Cleared
15 22 (0.62%) TOGAF Certification
16 20 (0.56%) ACCA
16 20 (0.56%) PMI Certification
17 17 (0.48%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (3.84%) Data Quality
2 73 (2.06%) QA
3 65 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 54 (1.52%) SLA
5 52 (1.47%) GDPR
6 33 (0.93%) NCSC
7 32 (0.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 32 (0.90%) JSP 440
8 22 (0.62%) PMO
9 8 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.20%) Good Clinical Practice
10 7 (0.20%) NIST
11 6 (0.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 6 (0.17%) GRC
12 3 (0.085%) ISO 20022
13 2 (0.056%) COBIT
13 2 (0.056%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.056%) MiFID
13 2 (0.056%) PCI DSS
13 2 (0.056%) SOC 2
System Software
1 499 (14.08%) Active Directory
2 362 (10.21%) Docker
3 251 (7.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 164 (4.63%) Hyper-V
5 64 (1.81%) vSphere
6 48 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
7 40 (1.13%) Virtual Desktop
8 36 (1.02%) VMware NSX
9 28 (0.79%) XenApp
10 26 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
11 18 (0.51%) vCloud
12 16 (0.45%) Xen
13 15 (0.42%) XenDesktop
14 13 (0.37%) Firmware
15 12 (0.34%) Postfix
16 10 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
17 6 (0.17%) HDFS
17 6 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 5 (0.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 5 (0.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 442 (12.47%) Terraform
2 400 (11.28%) Kubernetes
3 252 (7.11%) Opscode Chef
4 214 (6.04%) Puppet
5 201 (5.67%) Ansible
6 93 (2.62%) SCCM
7 75 (2.12%) Microsoft Intune
8 42 (1.18%) SCOM
9 33 (0.93%) vRealize
10 27 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
11 23 (0.65%) vCenter Server
12 21 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
13 19 (0.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 16 (0.45%) Consul
15 13 (0.37%) Prometheus
16 11 (0.31%) Grafana
17 10 (0.28%) HAProxy
18 9 (0.25%) Nagios
18 9 (0.25%) Packer
19 8 (0.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1,166 (32.89%) Microsoft
2 514 (14.50%) Oracle
3 418 (11.79%) VMware
4 210 (5.92%) SAP
5 196 (5.53%) Google
6 143 (4.03%) Cisco
7 139 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
8 131 (3.70%) EnterpriseDB
9 106 (2.99%) Citrix
10 62 (1.75%) Databricks
11 59 (1.66%) Nintex
12 56 (1.58%) Informatica
13 54 (1.52%) JD Edwards
14 53 (1.50%) IBM
15 49 (1.38%) HP
16 48 (1.35%) Red Hat
17 46 (1.30%) ServiceNow
18 40 (1.13%) NetApp
19 38 (1.07%) EMC
19 38 (1.07%) Veeam