Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Minimum Viable Product
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1077 1125 1190
Rank change year-on-year +48 +65 +47
Permanent jobs citing Minimum Viable Product 82 64 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.037% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.082% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 38 44 55
UK median annual salary £65,634 £65,000 £55,650
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.97% +16.80% -10.96%
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,750 £46,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,634 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +38.18% - -8.65%

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 72,505 78,040 81,582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.09% 44.56% 42.52%
Number of salaries quoted 56,102 58,684 66,945
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Minimum Viable Product in the UK

Minimum Viable Product
Top 12 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 17 October 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 +72 78 £65,634 +0.97% 19
UK excluding London +55 53 £65,634 +38.18% 6
London +34 29 £75,000 +15.38% 14
East of England +52 20 - -
South East -1 13 £60,000 +50.00% 1
South West +20 9 £65,634 +50.02% 3
Midlands +30 5 £70,000 +47.37% 1
Scotland +5 4 £65,000 +85.71% 1
East Midlands +1 3 - -
North of England +24 2 £38,250 -19.47%
North West +8 2 £38,250 -19.47%
West Midlands - 2 £70,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 61 (74.39%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (42.68%) Product Management
3 33 (40.24%) User Experience
4 30 (36.59%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (32.93%) Scrum
6 23 (28.05%) Coaching
7 20 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (21.95%) Due Diligence
9 17 (20.73%) DevOps
9 17 (20.73%) Test Automation
10 16 (19.51%) Analytics
10 16 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (18.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (18.29%) E-Commerce
12 14 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (17.07%) SaaS
13 13 (15.85%) Finance
14 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
14 12 (14.63%) Project Management
14 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
15 11 (13.41%) Performance Metrics
16 10 (12.20%) Microservices
16 10 (12.20%) Funnel Analysis
16 10 (12.20%) A/B Testing
16 10 (12.20%) Re-Platforming
16 10 (12.20%) Enterprise Architecture
17 9 (10.98%) Android
17 9 (10.98%) Matrix Management
17 9 (10.98%) Management Information System
17 9 (10.98%) Matrix Organization

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 5 (6.10%) Apache
2 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.22%) Confluence
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (17.07%) SaaS
3 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (6.10%) PaaS
5 4 (4.88%) Firebase
5 4 (4.88%) npm
5 4 (4.88%) Serverless
6 3 (3.66%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.44%) IaaS
8 1 (1.22%) Lucidchart
8 1 (1.22%) Office 365
8 1 (1.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) VPN
2 1 (1.22%) Broadband
2 1 (1.22%) DNS
2 1 (1.22%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) Blockchain
3 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.22%) DB2
4 1 (1.22%) HBase
4 1 (1.22%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (7.32%) JIRA
2 5 (6.10%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.88%) Hudson
4 2 (2.44%) Gradle
4 2 (2.44%) Grunt
4 2 (2.44%) JUnit
4 2 (2.44%) Maven
4 2 (2.44%) Selenium
4 2 (2.44%) Spock
General
1 13 (15.85%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Retail
3 5 (6.10%) Dutch Language
3 5 (6.10%) Marketing
4 4 (4.88%) Law
5 3 (3.66%) Games
6 2 (2.44%) Banking
6 2 (2.44%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (35.37%) Product Manager
2 18 (21.95%) Transformation Manager
3 12 (14.63%) Developer
4 10 (12.20%) Analyst
4 10 (12.20%) Business Analyst
5 8 (9.76%) Head of Digital
6 7 (8.54%) Head of Technology
7 6 (7.32%) Applications Manager
7 6 (7.32%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Architect
8 5 (6.10%) Project Manager
8 5 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.88%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Digital Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Node.js Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Agile Coach
10 3 (3.66%) Agile Scrum Master
10 3 (3.66%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Scrum Master
10 3 (3.66%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.54%) .NET
2 6 (7.32%) AngularJS
2 6 (7.32%) Node.js
2 6 (7.32%) React
3 5 (6.10%) CSS
3 5 (6.10%) CSS3
3 5 (6.10%) HTML
3 5 (6.10%) HTML5
3 5 (6.10%) LAMP
3 5 (6.10%) Velocity
4 4 (4.88%) RESTful
4 4 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (2.44%) Express
5 2 (2.44%) hapi
5 2 (2.44%) Ionic Framework
5 2 (2.44%) Kafka
5 2 (2.44%) Meteor
5 2 (2.44%) REST
5 2 (2.44%) Spring Boot
5 2 (2.44%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 33 (40.24%) User Experience
2 20 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.98%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.88%) Fintech
5 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.44%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.22%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.98%) Android
2 3 (3.66%) Linux
2 3 (3.66%) Windows
3 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (74.39%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (42.68%) Product Management
3 30 (36.59%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (32.93%) Scrum
5 23 (28.05%) Coaching
6 18 (21.95%) Due Diligence
7 17 (20.73%) DevOps
7 17 (20.73%) Test Automation
8 16 (19.51%) Analytics
9 15 (18.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (18.29%) E-Commerce
10 14 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (14.63%) Project Management
12 11 (13.41%) Performance Metrics
13 10 (12.20%) A/B Testing
13 10 (12.20%) Enterprise Architecture
13 10 (12.20%) Funnel Analysis
13 10 (12.20%) Microservices
13 10 (12.20%) Re-Platforming
14 9 (10.98%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.54%) SQL
2 6 (7.32%) C#
2 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.10%) Java
4 4 (4.88%) Python
5 3 (3.66%) Ruby
6 2 (2.44%) Java 8
6 2 (2.44%) Java 9
6 2 (2.44%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.44%) Scala
6 2 (2.44%) Solidity
6 2 (2.44%) VB
7 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.22%) C
7 1 (1.22%) C++
7 1 (1.22%) Perl
7 1 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (6.10%) CISSP
1 5 (6.10%) MCP
1 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (6.10%) TOGAF Certification
2 4 (4.88%) Degree
3 2 (2.44%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (6.10%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.88%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) Docker
2 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.44%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.44%) Marathon
2 2 (2.44%) Mesos
2 2 (2.44%) Puppet
3 1 (1.22%) Ansible
3 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.76%) Apple
3 6 (7.32%) Google
4 5 (6.10%) SAP
5 2 (2.44%) Cognizant
5 2 (2.44%) IBM
6 1 (1.22%) Atlassian