Period
to 22 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Minimum Viable Product in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Minimum Viable Product over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Minimum Viable Product
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1098 1106 1233
Rank change year-on-year +8 +127 +59
Permanent jobs citing Minimum Viable Product 94 79 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.045% 0.028%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.11% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 66 66 49
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £53,230
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -10.76% +18.29%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £41,300
90th Percentile £76,875 £75,000 £80,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

Minimum Viable Product is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 73,350 71,384 88,886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.66% 40.65% 42.35%
Number of salaries quoted 57,749 58,357 71,416
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

Minimum Viable Product
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Minimum Viable Product as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Minimum Viable Product in the UK

Minimum Viable Product
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Minimum Viable Product in the UK

Minimum Viable Product
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Minimum Viable Product over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Minimum Viable Product in the UK

Minimum Viable Product
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Minimum Viable Product within the UK over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. 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 +7 90 £53,750 +13.16% 12
London +20 54 £60,000 +4.35% 8
UK excluding London -7 37 £50,000 +5.26% 6
South East +7 10 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Midlands +6 10 £47,500 -
East Midlands +10 7 £47,500 -
North of England -20 7 £42,500 -10.53% 2
East of England - 5 £70,000 -
South West +5 4 £48,750 +50.00%
North West - 4 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire -9 3 £42,500 -10.53% 1
West Midlands - 3 £87,500 -
Scotland -30 1 £52,500 +23.53% 2

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT jobs citing Minimum Viable Product 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 Minimum Viable Product.

1 57 (60.64%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (36.17%) User Experience
3 20 (21.28%) Windows
4 16 (17.02%) Scrum
4 16 (17.02%) Use Case
4 16 (17.02%) User Stories
5 15 (15.96%) Prototyping
5 15 (15.96%) Finance
6 14 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (14.89%) VMware
6 14 (14.89%) Office 365
6 14 (14.89%) Axure RP
6 14 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (13.83%) Time Management
7 13 (13.83%) XenDesktop
7 13 (13.83%) Windows 7
7 13 (13.83%) Analytics
7 13 (13.83%) Windows 10
7 13 (13.83%) Alias
7 13 (13.83%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (13.83%) Business Analysis
7 13 (13.83%) Ivanti
7 13 (13.83%) SCCM
7 13 (13.83%) Active Directory
7 13 (13.83%) Citrix
7 13 (13.83%) vCenter Server
7 13 (13.83%) Virtual Desktop
7 13 (13.83%) Acceptance Criteria
7 13 (13.83%) Collaborative Working
8 12 (12.77%) .NET

Minimum Viable Product
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 8 (8.51%) Confluence
2 2 (2.13%) Apache
2 2 (2.13%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.13%) Drupal
3 1 (1.06%) nginx
3 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (4.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (4.26%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.89%) Office 365
2 10 (10.64%) Google Analytics
3 8 (8.51%) SaaS
4 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.13%) Cloudflare
5 2 (2.13%) Lucidchart
5 2 (2.13%) PaaS
6 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) Internet
2 4 (4.26%) GoToMeeting
2 4 (4.26%) Skype
3 2 (2.13%) LAN
3 2 (2.13%) WAN
4 1 (1.06%) BGP
4 1 (1.06%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.06%) MPLS
4 1 (1.06%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.38%) Data Mining
2 4 (4.26%) Big Data
3 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.13%) MySQL
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (14.89%) Axure RP
2 9 (9.57%) JIRA
3 4 (4.26%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.19%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.19%) Selenium
5 2 (2.13%) Grunt
6 1 (1.06%) SilkTest
6 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.06%) Subversion
6 1 (1.06%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (15.96%) Finance
2 12 (12.77%) Marketing
2 12 (12.77%) Retail
3 7 (7.45%) Financial Institution
4 6 (6.38%) Banking
4 6 (6.38%) Investment Banking
4 6 (6.38%) Publishing
4 6 (6.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (15.96%) Analyst
1 15 (15.96%) Business Analyst
2 13 (13.83%) Desktop Engineer
2 13 (13.83%) Desktop Support
3 12 (12.77%) Product Owner
4 10 (10.64%) Consultant
4 10 (10.64%) Senior Consultant
4 10 (10.64%) Senior User Experience Consultant
4 10 (10.64%) User Experience Consultant
5 9 (9.57%) Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Agile Business Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) Data Business Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Product Manager
8 5 (5.32%) Product Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.77%) .NET
2 10 (10.64%) Web Services
3 7 (7.45%) Natural Language Processing
4 6 (6.38%) Velocity
5 4 (4.26%) CSS
5 4 (4.26%) HTML
5 4 (4.26%) HTML5
6 3 (3.19%) Node.js
7 2 (2.13%) Ajax
7 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (2.13%) CSS3
7 2 (2.13%) jQuery
7 2 (2.13%) JSON
7 2 (2.13%) Middleware
7 2 (2.13%) React
7 2 (2.13%) Sass
7 2 (2.13%) SOAP
7 2 (2.13%) XHTML
7 2 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (36.17%) User Experience
2 10 (10.64%) Algorithms
3 8 (8.51%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (5.32%) EPoS
5 5 (5.32%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.32%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.19%) Fintech
7 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.13%) iPhone
7 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.28%) Windows
2 13 (13.83%) Windows 10
2 13 (13.83%) Windows 7
3 9 (9.57%) Linux
4 2 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (60.64%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.02%) Scrum
2 16 (17.02%) Use Case
2 16 (17.02%) User Stories
3 15 (15.96%) Prototyping
4 14 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (13.83%) Acceptance Criteria
5 13 (13.83%) Analytics
5 13 (13.83%) Business Analysis
5 13 (13.83%) Collaborative Working
5 13 (13.83%) Time Management
6 10 (10.64%) Coaching
6 10 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (10.64%) Test Automation
6 10 (10.64%) Web Analytics
6 10 (10.64%) Wireframes
7 9 (9.57%) CRM
7 9 (9.57%) DevOps
7 9 (9.57%) Mentoring
8 8 (8.51%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.51%) Python
2 7 (7.45%) Bash Shell
2 7 (7.45%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.45%) VB
3 5 (5.32%) C#
3 5 (5.32%) Ruby
3 5 (5.32%) SQL
4 4 (4.26%) C
5 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.13%) PHP
6 1 (1.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) Degree
1 6 (6.38%) ISEB
1 6 (6.38%) PhD
2 2 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (13.83%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.83%) Microsoft App-V
2 13 (13.83%) Virtual Desktop
2 13 (13.83%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (13.83%) SCCM
1 13 (13.83%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.06%) Ansible
2 1 (1.06%) Puppet
2 1 (1.06%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (14.89%) VMware
2 13 (13.83%) Alias
2 13 (13.83%) Citrix
2 13 (13.83%) Ivanti
3 10 (10.64%) Google
4 7 (7.45%) Capita
5 4 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.13%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.06%) IBM
7 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.06%) Progress