Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Migration
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 74 80 84
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4 +35
Permanent jobs citing Migration 4,529 2,674 5,050
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.03% 3.78% 3.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.31% 4.09% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3,305 2,113 3,793
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £34,841
25th Percentile £43,375 £47,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £64,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.98% +12.17% +4.55%
75th Percentile £78,750 £78,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £110,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year -12.73% +5.77% +4.00%

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 105,085 65,366 133,350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.45% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of salaries quoted 71,668 52,888 106,318
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £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 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -4 3,848 £60,000 -7.69% 863
UK excluding London 0 2,090 £48,000 -12.73% 517
London -17 1,819 £72,500 +3.57% 370
Work from Home +33 1,215 £55,000 -8.33% 186
North of England +27 706 £47,500 -5.00% 142
South East -20 524 £52,500 -12.50% 116
North West +33 358 £48,000 -4.00% 74
Yorkshire +34 310 £47,500 -5.00% 56
Midlands +11 298 £52,000 +4.00% 108
South West -37 193 £48,750 -5.51% 57
West Midlands -1 190 £55,750 +10.40% 82
East of England -6 178 £52,750 -18.85% 57
Scotland +3 157 £55,000 +9.45% 23
East Midlands +13 108 £41,250 -17.50% 26
Wales +7 42 £45,000 -10.00% 13
North East -18 41 £47,500 - 12
Northern Ireland -28 8 £23,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1,724 (38.07%) Azure
2 1,322 (29.19%) Microsoft
3 1,275 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
4 1,214 (26.81%) AWS
5 1,136 (25.08%) DevOps
6 1,107 (24.44%) SQL
7 1,077 (23.78%) Data Migration
8 980 (21.64%) Social Skills
9 943 (20.82%) Finance
10 747 (16.49%) Windows
11 566 (12.50%) Microsoft 365
12 561 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
13 549 (12.12%) Oracle
14 546 (12.06%) Project Management
15 542 (11.97%) Active Directory
16 527 (11.64%) Python
17 503 (11.11%) Linux
18 493 (10.89%) Problem-Solving
19 466 (10.29%) Kubernetes
20 465 (10.27%) SQL Server
21 461 (10.18%) Terraform
22 460 (10.16%) VMware
23 445 (9.83%) Analytics
24 421 (9.30%) ETL
25 420 (9.27%) Docker
26 413 (9.12%) Project Delivery
27 408 (9.01%) Java
28 398 (8.79%) Degree
29 393 (8.68%) ERP
30 381 (8.41%) PowerShell

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
1 337 (7.44%) SharePoint
2 84 (1.85%) Apache Spark
3 81 (1.79%) MS Exchange
4 62 (1.37%) CMS
5 56 (1.24%) IIS
6 50 (1.10%) Skype for Business
7 43 (0.95%) Apache
8 42 (0.93%) SAS
9 39 (0.86%) Confluence
10 34 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
11 26 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
12 25 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
13 23 (0.51%) Tomcat
13 23 (0.51%) WordPress
14 20 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
15 18 (0.40%) Oracle Application Server
16 17 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
17 16 (0.35%) JBoss
17 16 (0.35%) nginx
18 15 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 190 (4.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 170 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
3 51 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 45 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
5 33 (0.73%) MS Visio
6 29 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.33%) Oracle Smart View
8 11 (0.24%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.11%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.066%) EngageOne
11 2 (0.044%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.044%) Sketch
12 1 (0.022%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 98 (2.16%) SAP S/4HANA
2 88 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 71 (1.57%) NetSuite
4 57 (1.26%) Oracle ERP
5 46 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
6 41 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
7 28 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
8 27 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
9 26 (0.57%) Oracle Cash Management
9 26 (0.57%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 25 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
11 20 (0.44%) Magento
12 19 (0.42%) SAP FSCM
13 16 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
14 15 (0.33%) SAP MDG
15 14 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
16 13 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
16 13 (0.29%) PeopleSoft HCM
17 12 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
18 9 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1,724 (38.07%) Azure
2 1,214 (26.81%) AWS
3 566 (12.50%) Microsoft 365
4 377 (8.32%) Power Platform
5 342 (7.55%) GCP
6 336 (7.42%) SaaS
7 327 (7.22%) IaaS
7 327 (7.22%) PaaS
8 261 (5.76%) Azure Active Directory
9 206 (4.55%) Serverless
10 173 (3.82%) AWS CloudFormation
11 159 (3.51%) Dynamics 365
12 101 (2.23%) Azure Data Factory
13 89 (1.97%) GitHub
14 88 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
15 83 (1.83%) PowerApps
16 76 (1.68%) OneDrive
17 69 (1.52%) Azure Service Bus
18 67 (1.48%) Snowflake
19 60 (1.32%) Azure App Service
Communications & Networking
1 279 (6.16%) Firewall
2 160 (3.53%) DNS
3 125 (2.76%) VPN
4 106 (2.34%) DHCP
5 104 (2.30%) SAN
6 96 (2.12%) WAN
7 86 (1.90%) LAN
8 70 (1.55%) TCP/IP
9 69 (1.52%) Skype
10 57 (1.26%) Network Security
11 48 (1.06%) Broadband
12 42 (0.93%) Remote Desktop
13 41 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
14 39 (0.86%) HTTP
15 36 (0.79%) Internet
16 35 (0.77%) VLAN
16 35 (0.77%) VoIP
17 34 (0.75%) MPLS
17 34 (0.75%) SSL
18 33 (0.73%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 465 (10.27%) SQL Server
2 363 (8.02%) Data Warehouse
3 292 (6.45%) Power BI
4 202 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 160 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 142 (3.14%) Big Data
7 140 (3.09%) Azure SQL Database
8 138 (3.05%) Tableau
9 136 (3.00%) MySQL
10 124 (2.74%) Data Lake
10 124 (2.74%) Relational Database
11 118 (2.61%) NoSQL
12 111 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
13 104 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 67 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
15 63 (1.39%) Oracle Database
16 60 (1.32%) Hadoop
17 54 (1.19%) Oracle ODI
18 47 (1.04%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 47 (1.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 318 (7.02%) Git (software)
2 156 (3.44%) Jenkins
3 118 (2.61%) JIRA
4 60 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
5 55 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 52 (1.15%) Maven
7 48 (1.06%) GitLab
8 42 (0.93%) Cucumber
9 36 (0.79%) SonarQube
10 35 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
10 35 (0.77%) Selenium
11 30 (0.66%) Artifactory
11 30 (0.66%) TeamCity
11 30 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
12 29 (0.64%) Bitbucket
13 27 (0.60%) JUnit
14 25 (0.55%) Visual Studio
15 24 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
16 20 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 19 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 980 (21.64%) Social Skills
2 943 (20.82%) Finance
3 369 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
4 192 (4.24%) Public Sector
5 179 (3.95%) Marketing
6 169 (3.73%) Banking
7 154 (3.40%) Retail
8 136 (3.00%) Front Office
9 127 (2.80%) Legal
10 126 (2.78%) Law
11 123 (2.72%) Telecoms
12 100 (2.21%) Presentation Skills
13 95 (2.10%) Influencing Skills
14 92 (2.03%) Manufacturing
15 74 (1.63%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 61 (1.35%) Organisational Skills
17 59 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
18 57 (1.26%) Documentation Skills
19 48 (1.06%) Billing
20 37 (0.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 714 (15.77%) Architect
2 582 (12.85%) Developer
3 450 (9.94%) Consultant
4 418 (9.23%) Analyst
5 265 (5.85%) Azure Engineer
6 236 (5.21%) DevOps Engineer
7 235 (5.19%) Cloud Architect
8 229 (5.06%) Project Manager
9 205 (4.53%) AWS Engineer
10 200 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 170 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
12 158 (3.49%) Business Analyst
13 141 (3.11%) Cloud Engineer
14 139 (3.07%) Data Engineer
15 138 (3.05%) Software Engineer
16 122 (2.69%) Azure Architect
17 119 (2.63%) Platform Engineer
18 117 (2.58%) AWS DevOps
19 113 (2.50%) Senior Developer
20 107 (2.36%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 352 (7.77%) Web Services
2 318 (7.02%) .NET
3 243 (5.37%) React
4 166 (3.67%) CSS
5 164 (3.62%) HTML
6 135 (2.98%) .NET Core
7 131 (2.89%) AngularJS
7 131 (2.89%) REST
8 109 (2.41%) Kafka
9 108 (2.38%) Node.js
10 103 (2.27%) ASP.NET
11 94 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
12 91 (2.01%) Spring
13 84 (1.85%) RESTful
14 83 (1.83%) JSON
15 79 (1.74%) XML
16 75 (1.66%) Middleware
17 71 (1.57%) Vue.js
18 66 (1.46%) SOAP
19 65 (1.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 297 (6.56%) Data Centre
2 238 (5.26%) Public Cloud
3 196 (4.33%) Legacy Systems
4 174 (3.84%) Management Information System
5 140 (3.09%) Hybrid Cloud
6 137 (3.02%) Greenfield Project
7 136 (3.00%) Cloud Native
8 108 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
9 102 (2.25%) Derivative
9 102 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
10 97 (2.14%) Data Structures
11 87 (1.92%) Fixed Income
12 83 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 80 (1.77%) Equities
14 79 (1.74%) Hedge funds
15 75 (1.66%) Life Science
15 75 (1.66%) User Experience
16 72 (1.59%) Virtual Team
17 61 (1.35%) Private Cloud
18 52 (1.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 747 (16.49%) Windows
2 503 (11.11%) Linux
3 376 (8.30%) Windows Server
4 120 (2.65%) Windows 10
5 76 (1.68%) Unix
5 76 (1.68%) Windows Server 2019
6 72 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 70 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 66 (1.46%) Windows Server 2016
9 50 (1.10%) CentOS
10 40 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 37 (0.82%) Ubuntu
12 36 (0.79%) Android
13 34 (0.75%) Apple iOS
14 31 (0.68%) Windows 7
15 20 (0.44%) SUSE
16 16 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (0.29%) VMS
18 7 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
19 6 (0.13%) Alpine Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,275 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
2 1,136 (25.08%) DevOps
3 1,077 (23.78%) Data Migration
4 561 (12.39%) Business Intelligence
5 546 (12.06%) Project Management
6 493 (10.89%) Problem-Solving
7 445 (9.83%) Analytics
8 421 (9.30%) ETL
9 413 (9.12%) Project Delivery
10 393 (8.68%) ERP
11 379 (8.37%) Scrum
12 358 (7.90%) Continuous Integration
13 349 (7.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 346 (7.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 304 (6.71%) Presales
16 294 (6.49%) Software Engineering
17 291 (6.43%) Infrastructure as Code
18 290 (6.40%) Microservices
19 276 (6.09%) Mentoring
20 265 (5.85%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1,107 (24.44%) SQL
2 527 (11.64%) Python
3 408 (9.01%) Java
4 381 (8.41%) PowerShell
5 339 (7.49%) JavaScript
6 330 (7.29%) C#
7 188 (4.15%) T-SQL
8 117 (2.58%) PL/SQL
9 105 (2.32%) Bash Shell
10 100 (2.21%) C
11 78 (1.72%) R
12 71 (1.57%) C++
13 70 (1.55%) PHP
14 67 (1.48%) Ruby
15 57 (1.26%) TypeScript
16 53 (1.17%) VB
17 45 (0.99%) Go
18 39 (0.86%) Perl
19 38 (0.84%) Scala
20 34 (0.75%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 398 (8.79%) Degree
2 229 (5.06%) Security Cleared
3 140 (3.09%) SC Cleared
4 135 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 96 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 73 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
7 67 (1.48%) AWS Certification
8 64 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
9 53 (1.17%) PMI Certification
10 48 (1.06%) CCNA
11 47 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
12 42 (0.93%) Master's Degree
13 37 (0.82%) MCSE
14 35 (0.77%) PMP
15 34 (0.75%) MCSA
16 31 (0.68%) TOGAF Certification
17 29 (0.64%) CCNP
18 27 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 26 (0.57%) OCP
20 25 (0.55%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 130 (2.87%) QA
3 83 (1.83%) GDPR
4 77 (1.70%) SLA
5 63 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 41 (0.91%) PMO
7 29 (0.64%) PCI DSS
8 20 (0.44%) Good Clinical Practice
9 19 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
10 17 (0.38%) NCSC
11 16 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 16 (0.35%) JSP 440
12 14 (0.31%) Accessibility
12 14 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 12 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 9 (0.20%) IFRS
15 8 (0.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 8 (0.18%) Solvency II
16 5 (0.11%) GRC
16 5 (0.11%) GxP
System Software
1 542 (11.97%) Active Directory
2 420 (9.27%) Docker
3 295 (6.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 215 (4.75%) Hyper-V
5 97 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
6 70 (1.55%) vSphere
7 64 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
8 41 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
9 38 (0.84%) VMware NSX
10 18 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
11 13 (0.29%) XenApp
12 12 (0.26%) HDFS
12 12 (0.26%) vCloud
13 7 (0.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 7 (0.15%) Xen
13 7 (0.15%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.13%) iptables
14 6 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (0.11%) Postfix
15 5 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 466 (10.29%) Kubernetes
2 461 (10.18%) Terraform
3 239 (5.28%) Ansible
4 183 (4.04%) Puppet
5 181 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
6 107 (2.36%) Microsoft Intune
7 103 (2.27%) SCCM
8 80 (1.77%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 43 (0.95%) SCOM
10 39 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
11 35 (0.77%) Nagios
12 28 (0.62%) vCenter Server
13 27 (0.60%) vRealize
14 23 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
15 20 (0.44%) Consul
15 20 (0.44%) Grafana
16 19 (0.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 16 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
18 15 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
19 14 (0.31%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 1,322 (29.19%) Microsoft
2 549 (12.12%) Oracle
3 460 (10.16%) VMware
4 297 (6.56%) SAP
5 241 (5.32%) Google
6 176 (3.89%) Salesforce.com
7 161 (3.55%) Cisco
8 102 (2.25%) Databricks
9 98 (2.16%) Citrix
10 93 (2.05%) EnterpriseDB
11 68 (1.50%) Red Hat
12 67 (1.48%) JD Edwards
13 65 (1.44%) Informatica
14 57 (1.26%) HP
14 57 (1.26%) Veeam
15 56 (1.24%) ServiceNow
16 55 (1.21%) IBM
17 47 (1.04%) Dell
18 46 (1.02%) EMC
19 43 (0.95%) NetApp