Period
to 8 December 2019

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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Migration
UK
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 102 127
Rank change year-on-year +18 +25 +22
Permanent jobs citing Migration 4,665 4,870 4,839
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.51% 3.06% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 3.33% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3,564 3,674 3,479
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +6.80%
10th Percentile £34,750 £32,750 £33,100
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +5.26%

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 122,331 146,174 165,842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.05% 91.99% 92.23%
Number of salaries quoted 96,858 115,964 131,642
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,331 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.32% +4.66% +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Migration in the UK

Migration
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Migration.

Salary trend for Migration in the UK

Migration
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Migration over the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

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 8 December 2019. 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 +23 4,397 £60,000 +4.35% 807
UK excluding London +17 2,251 £50,000 -3.85% 571
London +20 2,242 £67,500 +7.57% 320
South East +17 714 £57,000 +3.64% 129
North of England +42 506 £45,456 -6.28% 156
Midlands +48 388 £52,500 +10.53% 87
North West +32 277 £45,000 -6.25% 88
South West +21 267 £45,000 -5.26% 64
East of England +3 250 £55,000 - 50
West Midlands +23 244 £52,500 +5.00% 62
Yorkshire +18 194 £47,500 +5.56% 55
East Midlands +53 143 £45,000 +12.50% 25
Scotland -36 86 £45,000 -21.74% 61
Wales -8 51 £40,000 -20.00% 21
North East +16 35 £49,500 -17.50% 13
Channel Islands +10 4 £75,000 -11.76% 1
Northern Ireland -5 4 £57,500 +76.92% 2

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, 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 1,579 (33.85%) Azure
2 1,379 (29.56%) Microsoft
3 1,277 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
4 1,221 (26.17%) AWS
5 1,206 (25.85%) SQL
6 1,041 (22.32%) Finance
6 1,041 (22.32%) Data Migration
7 984 (21.09%) Windows
8 810 (17.36%) SQL Server
9 794 (17.02%) DevOps
10 776 (16.63%) Office 365
11 711 (15.24%) Active Directory
12 636 (13.63%) VMware
13 632 (13.55%) Linux
14 611 (13.10%) Problem-Solving
15 555 (11.90%) Project Management
16 548 (11.75%) C#
17 500 (10.72%) Data Centre
18 494 (10.59%) .NET
19 492 (10.55%) Windows Server
20 480 (10.29%) Python
21 472 (10.12%) Java
21 472 (10.12%) Project Delivery
22 466 (9.99%) Analytics
23 457 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
24 456 (9.77%) GCP
25 445 (9.54%) Business Intelligence
25 445 (9.54%) Degree
26 439 (9.41%) Firewall
27 436 (9.35%) 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
1 340 (7.29%) SharePoint
2 208 (4.46%) MS Exchange
3 134 (2.87%) IIS
4 81 (1.74%) Confluence
5 73 (1.56%) CMS
5 73 (1.56%) Skype for Business
6 59 (1.26%) Apache Spark
7 53 (1.14%) SAS
8 52 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 49 (1.05%) Apache
10 48 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
11 46 (0.99%) Tomcat
12 36 (0.77%) nginx
13 34 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
14 27 (0.58%) WordPress
15 26 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
16 25 (0.54%) WebLogic
17 22 (0.47%) OpenStack
18 20 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
19 16 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 247 (5.29%) Microsoft Office
2 172 (3.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 47 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
5 27 (0.58%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.15%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.064%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.043%) HipChat
9 2 (0.043%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.021%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.021%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.021%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.021%) Autodesk Inventor
10 1 (0.021%) Gliffy
10 1 (0.021%) InDesign
10 1 (0.021%) Maya
10 1 (0.021%) NUKE
10 1 (0.021%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 74 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 63 (1.35%) FINCAD Analytics
3 37 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
4 22 (0.47%) SAP Business One
5 19 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
6 18 (0.39%) SAP MM
7 17 (0.36%) Magento
8 16 (0.34%) NetSuite
9 14 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
10 13 (0.28%) thinkFolio
11 12 (0.26%) LatentZero
11 12 (0.26%) SAP SD
12 10 (0.21%) SAP FI
12 10 (0.21%) SAP MDG
13 9 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
13 9 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
13 9 (0.19%) SAP CO
13 9 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
13 9 (0.19%) SAP HCM
13 9 (0.19%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,579 (33.85%) Azure
2 1,221 (26.17%) AWS
3 776 (16.63%) Office 365
4 456 (9.77%) GCP
5 325 (6.97%) IaaS
6 319 (6.84%) PaaS
7 251 (5.38%) Power Platform
8 231 (4.95%) SaaS
9 198 (4.24%) Azure Active Directory
10 161 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
11 118 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
12 101 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
13 93 (1.99%) Serverless
14 85 (1.82%) OneDrive
15 79 (1.69%) Amazon S3
16 76 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
17 70 (1.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 60 (1.29%) GitHub
19 50 (1.07%) PowerApps
20 48 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 439 (9.41%) Firewall
2 246 (5.27%) DNS
3 210 (4.50%) WAN
4 200 (4.29%) LAN
5 157 (3.37%) TCP/IP
6 136 (2.92%) SAN
7 133 (2.85%) DHCP
8 120 (2.57%) VPN
9 94 (2.02%) Wireless
10 92 (1.97%) Skype
11 88 (1.89%) VoIP
12 68 (1.46%) Internet
13 64 (1.37%) Network Security
14 56 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
15 53 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
16 52 (1.11%) SSL
17 49 (1.05%) MPLS
18 45 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
19 44 (0.94%) HTTP
20 35 (0.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 810 (17.36%) SQL Server
2 378 (8.10%) Data Warehouse
3 287 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 238 (5.10%) Big Data
5 209 (4.48%) Power BI
6 197 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 190 (4.07%) Relational Database
8 179 (3.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 161 (3.45%) MySQL
10 135 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
11 109 (2.34%) Azure SQL Database
12 92 (1.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 80 (1.71%) Hadoop
13 80 (1.71%) RDBMS
14 73 (1.56%) Data Lake
15 68 (1.46%) NoSQL
16 67 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
16 67 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
17 59 (1.26%) Amazon Athena
18 58 (1.24%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 286 (6.13%) Git (software)
2 198 (4.24%) JIRA
3 190 (4.07%) Jenkins
4 106 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 101 (2.17%) Visual Studio
6 78 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
7 75 (1.61%) TeamCity
8 65 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
9 50 (1.07%) Maven
10 45 (0.96%) Selenium
11 37 (0.79%) Bitbucket
12 34 (0.73%) Zephyr
13 33 (0.71%) GitLab
13 33 (0.71%) Subversion
14 26 (0.56%) Artifactory
14 26 (0.56%) MSI
14 26 (0.56%) SonarQube
15 25 (0.54%) Ant
16 23 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 21 (0.45%) ERwin
General
1 1,041 (22.32%) Finance
2 279 (5.98%) Banking
3 244 (5.23%) Public Sector
4 239 (5.12%) Retail
5 164 (3.52%) Marketing
6 141 (3.02%) Manufacturing
7 139 (2.98%) Telecoms
8 108 (2.32%) Front Office
9 79 (1.69%) Legal
10 61 (1.31%) Law
11 37 (0.79%) Automotive
12 36 (0.77%) Advertising
13 31 (0.66%) Investment Banking
14 29 (0.62%) Billing
15 27 (0.58%) Local Government
16 26 (0.56%) Games
17 20 (0.43%) Back Office
18 17 (0.36%) Electronics
19 16 (0.34%) Publishing
20 15 (0.32%) Police
Job Titles
1 873 (18.71%) Architect
2 693 (14.86%) Developer
3 509 (10.91%) Consultant
4 447 (9.58%) Analyst
5 284 (6.09%) Solutions Architect
6 280 (6.00%) Cloud Architect
7 259 (5.55%) Project Manager
8 250 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 211 (4.52%) DevOps Engineer
10 189 (4.05%) Cloud Engineer
11 168 (3.60%) Azure Architect
12 161 (3.45%) SQL Developer
13 144 (3.09%) Data Analyst
14 135 (2.89%) Business Analyst
15 124 (2.66%) Administrator
16 122 (2.62%) Senior Developer
17 114 (2.44%) AWS Engineer
18 109 (2.34%) Cloud Solutions Architect
19 105 (2.25%) C# Developer
20 104 (2.23%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 494 (10.59%) .NET
2 318 (6.82%) Web Services
3 230 (4.93%) HTML
4 226 (4.84%) CSS
5 170 (3.64%) AngularJS
6 154 (3.30%) ASP.NET
7 132 (2.83%) XML
8 125 (2.68%) .NET Framework
9 122 (2.62%) REST
10 116 (2.49%) JSON
11 115 (2.47%) J2EE
12 105 (2.25%) React
13 102 (2.19%) Node.js
13 102 (2.19%) RESTful
14 99 (2.12%) jQuery
15 88 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
16 82 (1.76%) Entity Framework
16 82 (1.76%) Middleware
17 72 (1.54%) .NET Core
18 65 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 500 (10.72%) Data Centre
2 457 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 242 (5.19%) Hybrid Cloud
4 228 (4.89%) Public Cloud
5 215 (4.61%) Self-Motivation
6 176 (3.77%) Management Information System
7 170 (3.64%) Cloud Native
8 154 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
8 154 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
9 115 (2.47%) Private Cloud
10 106 (2.27%) User Experience
11 105 (2.25%) Hedge funds
12 93 (1.99%) Fixed Income
13 92 (1.97%) Driving Licence
14 87 (1.86%) Derivative
15 79 (1.69%) Replication
16 74 (1.59%) Equities
17 71 (1.52%) Virtual Team
18 64 (1.37%) Data Structures
19 53 (1.14%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 984 (21.09%) Windows
2 632 (13.55%) Linux
3 492 (10.55%) Windows Server
4 273 (5.85%) Windows 10
5 103 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 89 (1.91%) Windows 7
7 81 (1.74%) Unix
8 72 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 69 (1.48%) CentOS
10 65 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 31 (0.66%) Android
11 31 (0.66%) Windows 8
12 25 (0.54%) Ubuntu
13 24 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (0.43%) Apple iOS
15 17 (0.36%) Mac OS
16 12 (0.26%) Debian
17 10 (0.21%) Solaris
18 9 (0.19%) Mac OS X
19 8 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,277 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
2 1,041 (22.32%) Data Migration
3 794 (17.02%) DevOps
4 611 (13.10%) Problem-Solving
5 555 (11.90%) Project Management
6 472 (10.12%) Project Delivery
7 466 (9.99%) Analytics
8 445 (9.54%) Business Intelligence
9 397 (8.51%) ITIL
10 388 (8.32%) Mentoring
11 377 (8.08%) ETL
12 342 (7.33%) Microservices
13 334 (7.16%) Stakeholder Management
14 322 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 319 (6.84%) Presales
16 294 (6.30%) Data Modelling
17 263 (5.64%) Scrum
18 258 (5.53%) Software Engineering
19 221 (4.74%) Decision-Making
20 216 (4.63%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1,206 (25.85%) SQL
2 548 (11.75%) C#
3 480 (10.29%) Python
4 472 (10.12%) Java
5 436 (9.35%) PowerShell
6 401 (8.60%) JavaScript
7 251 (5.38%) T-SQL
8 158 (3.39%) C++
9 129 (2.77%) PHP
10 124 (2.66%) Bash Shell
11 119 (2.55%) C
12 99 (2.12%) Ruby
13 92 (1.97%) Go
14 72 (1.54%) VB.NET
15 66 (1.41%) PL/SQL
15 66 (1.41%) Shell Script
15 66 (1.41%) VB
16 65 (1.39%) Kotlin
17 61 (1.31%) Perl
18 60 (1.29%) R
Qualifications
1 445 (9.54%) Degree
2 237 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 190 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 169 (3.62%) SC Cleared
5 138 (2.96%) AWS Certification
6 134 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
7 125 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
8 110 (2.36%) MCSE
9 101 (2.17%) CCNP
10 57 (1.22%) CCNA
10 57 (1.22%) MCSA
11 43 (0.92%) PMI Certification
12 39 (0.84%) TOGAF Certification
13 36 (0.77%) PMP
14 35 (0.75%) CCIE
15 32 (0.69%) ISTQB
15 32 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
16 28 (0.60%) MCITP
17 27 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 25 (0.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 229 (4.91%) Data Quality
2 145 (3.11%) QA
3 129 (2.77%) SLA
4 85 (1.82%) GDPR
5 78 (1.67%) PMO
6 69 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 29 (0.62%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 10 (0.21%) COBIT
10 7 (0.15%) HL7
10 7 (0.15%) NIST
11 4 (0.086%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.086%) DICOM
11 4 (0.086%) NCSC
11 4 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.043%) GAAP
12 2 (0.043%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.021%) BS7799
13 1 (0.021%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.021%) GxP
System Software
1 711 (15.24%) Active Directory
2 425 (9.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 368 (7.89%) Docker
4 274 (5.87%) Hyper-V
5 102 (2.19%) vSphere
6 94 (2.02%) XenApp
7 67 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
8 56 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
9 46 (0.99%) XenDesktop
10 44 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
11 28 (0.60%) VMware NSX
12 22 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
13 19 (0.41%) NFS
14 15 (0.32%) HDFS
15 13 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
16 11 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 10 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
18 8 (0.17%) BitLocker
18 8 (0.17%) VirtualBox
19 7 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 369 (7.91%) Kubernetes
2 320 (6.86%) Terraform
3 262 (5.62%) Ansible
3 262 (5.62%) Puppet
4 257 (5.51%) SCCM
5 202 (4.33%) Opscode Chef
6 151 (3.24%) Microsoft Intune
7 68 (1.46%) SCOM
8 40 (0.86%) Salt
9 35 (0.75%) WSUS
10 31 (0.66%) Packer
11 28 (0.60%) HAProxy
11 28 (0.60%) vRealize
12 24 (0.51%) Nagios
13 22 (0.47%) Mesos
13 22 (0.47%) Rancher
14 21 (0.45%) IBM BigFix
14 21 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
15 20 (0.43%) PowerCLI
16 19 (0.41%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1,379 (29.56%) Microsoft
2 636 (13.63%) VMware
3 351 (7.52%) Cisco
4 349 (7.48%) Oracle
5 348 (7.46%) Google
6 269 (5.77%) SAP
7 234 (5.02%) Citrix
8 190 (4.07%) IBM
9 109 (2.34%) Informatica
10 105 (2.25%) Tableau
11 104 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
12 74 (1.59%) Red Hat
13 73 (1.56%) NetApp
14 67 (1.44%) Bloomberg
14 67 (1.44%) HP
15 54 (1.16%) Talend
16 53 (1.14%) Meraki
17 52 (1.11%) SolarWinds
18 48 (1.03%) Teradata
19 46 (0.99%) Juniper