Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Minimum Viable Product
UK
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1080 1093 1221
Rank change year-on-year +13 +128 +59
Permanent jobs citing Minimum Viable Product 97 68 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.040% 0.035%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.094% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 41 53 48
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £53,230
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +3.33% +1.39%
10th Percentile £36,250 £42,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £71,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +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 73,894 72,704 88,070
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.98% 42.62% 43.82%
Number of salaries quoted 57,674 58,692 71,280
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +6.52%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +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 20 May 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 20 May 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 +38 96 £52,500 -4.55% 4
UK excluding London +15 55 £52,500 +16.67% 3
London -2 42 £57,500 -4.17% 2
East of England +13 22 £70,000 -
Midlands +13 12 £70,000 +47.37% 1
North of England -7 9 £37,500 -16.67%
North West - 9 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 8 £70,000 - 1
South East -8 7 £52,500 +31.25%
East Midlands +1 4 - -
South West -5 4 £48,750 +25.81% 1
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 55 (56.70%) User Experience
2 50 (51.55%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (39.18%) Coaching
4 35 (36.08%) Product Management
4 35 (36.08%) Problem-Solving
5 29 (29.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (24.74%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (22.68%) E-Commerce
8 21 (21.65%) Scrum
9 20 (20.62%) Windows
10 19 (19.59%) Acceptance Criteria
11 18 (18.56%) Due Diligence
11 18 (18.56%) User Stories
12 14 (14.43%) Analytics
12 14 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (14.43%) Performance Metrics
12 14 (14.43%) Collaborative Working
12 14 (14.43%) VMware
13 13 (13.40%) Alias
13 13 (13.40%) Microsoft App-V
13 13 (13.40%) Ivanti
13 13 (13.40%) SCCM
13 13 (13.40%) Time Management
13 13 (13.40%) Citrix
13 13 (13.40%) Active Directory
13 13 (13.40%) vCenter Server
13 13 (13.40%) Windows 10
13 13 (13.40%) Virtual Desktop
13 13 (13.40%) Windows 7
13 13 (13.40%) XenDesktop

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 7 (7.22%) Confluence
2 2 (2.06%) Apache
2 2 (2.06%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.06%) Drupal
3 1 (1.03%) CMS
3 1 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.40%) Office 365
2 5 (5.15%) SaaS
3 3 (3.09%) PaaS
4 2 (2.06%) Cloudflare
5 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.03%) IaaS
5 1 (1.03%) Lucidchart
5 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) Internet
2 2 (2.06%) Broadband
3 1 (1.03%) LAN
3 1 (1.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.06%) MySQL
1 2 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (10.31%) JIRA
2 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.09%) Selenium
4 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.06%) Grunt
4 2 (2.06%) SilkTest
4 2 (2.06%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.03%) Subversion
5 1 (1.03%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (10.31%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Advertising
2 5 (5.15%) Back Office
3 4 (4.12%) Retail
4 2 (2.06%) Games
4 2 (2.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Billing
5 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (32.99%) Product Manager
2 19 (19.59%) Business Analyst
3 18 (18.56%) Transformation Manager
4 14 (14.43%) Agile Business Analyst
4 14 (14.43%) Analyst
5 13 (13.40%) Desktop Engineer
5 13 (13.40%) Desktop Support
6 7 (7.22%) Developer
6 7 (7.22%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Applications Manager
7 6 (6.19%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (4.12%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Agile Scrum Master
8 4 (4.12%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.22%) Web Services
2 6 (6.19%) Velocity
3 5 (5.15%) .NET
4 4 (4.12%) CSS
4 4 (4.12%) HTML
4 4 (4.12%) HTML5
5 3 (3.09%) Node.js
5 3 (3.09%) React
6 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (2.06%) CSS3
6 2 (2.06%) J2EE
6 2 (2.06%) JSON
6 2 (2.06%) Middleware
6 2 (2.06%) Sass
6 2 (2.06%) SOAP
6 2 (2.06%) Spring Boot
6 2 (2.06%) Thymeleaf
6 2 (2.06%) XHTML
6 2 (2.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (56.70%) User Experience
2 24 (24.74%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.09%) EPoS
3 3 (3.09%) Fintech
3 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.06%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.03%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.03%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.62%) Windows
2 13 (13.40%) Windows 10
2 13 (13.40%) Windows 7
3 12 (12.37%) Android
4 11 (11.34%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (51.55%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (39.18%) Coaching
3 35 (36.08%) Problem-Solving
3 35 (36.08%) Product Management
4 29 (29.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (22.68%) E-Commerce
6 21 (21.65%) Scrum
7 19 (19.59%) Acceptance Criteria
8 18 (18.56%) Due Diligence
8 18 (18.56%) User Stories
9 14 (14.43%) Analytics
9 14 (14.43%) Collaborative Working
9 14 (14.43%) Performance Metrics
10 13 (13.40%) Test Automation
10 13 (13.40%) Time Management
11 12 (12.37%) Business Analysis
11 12 (12.37%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (12.37%) Data Analysis
11 12 (12.37%) Funnel Analysis
11 12 (12.37%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.28%) VB
2 8 (8.25%) Bash Shell
2 8 (8.25%) Java
2 8 (8.25%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.25%) Python
2 8 (8.25%) Ruby
3 7 (7.22%) PHP
4 5 (5.15%) SQL
5 4 (4.12%) C#
6 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.06%) Java 9
8 1 (1.03%) C
8 1 (1.03%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) ISEB
2 3 (3.09%) Degree
3 2 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (13.40%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.40%) Microsoft App-V
2 13 (13.40%) Virtual Desktop
2 13 (13.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (13.40%) SCCM
1 13 (13.40%) vCenter Server
2 3 (3.09%) Puppet
3 1 (1.03%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (14.43%) VMware
2 13 (13.40%) Alias
2 13 (13.40%) Citrix
2 13 (13.40%) Ivanti
3 12 (12.37%) Apple
4 4 (4.12%) Capita
5 3 (3.09%) Progress
6 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.03%) IBM
6 1 (1.03%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.03%) Sitecore