Period
to 15 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Minimum Viable Product skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Minimum Viable Product over the 6 months to 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Minimum Viable Product
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1010 1097 1113
Rank change year-on-year +87 +16 +119
Permanent jobs citing Minimum Viable Product 100 77 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.045% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.049% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 84 56 70
UK median annual salary £65,317 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.76% +15.79% -13.64%
10th Percentile £35,677 £43,125 £42,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £76,875 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% +5.26% -5.00%

Minimum Viable Product 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 138,593 158,261 159,979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.70% 91.83% 91.34%
Number of salaries quoted 109,345 127,075 132,278
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,900 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 15 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Minimum Viable Product in the UK

Minimum Viable Product
Top 11 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 15 January 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 +81 93 £62,817 +14.21% 3
UK excluding London +70 51 £60,000 +20.00% 3
London +45 49 £80,000 +28.00%
North of England +49 17 £38,132 -10.28% 1
North West +45 16 £38,132 -27.37% 1
South East +41 16 £60,000 +20.00% 1
South West +6 9 £65,634 +25.02%
Scotland +5 5 £65,000 +23.81%
East of England +21 2 - -
Wales - 2 £75,000 -
Yorkshire +29 1 £45,000 +5.88%

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 98 (98.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.00%) Java
3 28 (28.00%) Test Automation
3 28 (28.00%) Machine Learning
4 27 (27.00%) Analytics
4 27 (27.00%) SQL
4 27 (27.00%) Software Engineering
4 27 (27.00%) Scrum
5 23 (23.00%) Python
6 22 (22.00%) Banking
6 22 (22.00%) Scala
6 22 (22.00%) Amazon AWS
7 21 (21.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 21 (21.00%) C++
8 20 (20.00%) Data Mining
8 20 (20.00%) Investment Banking
8 20 (20.00%) Data Analysis
8 20 (20.00%) Validation
8 20 (20.00%) QlikView
8 20 (20.00%) Visualisation
8 20 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 20 (20.00%) Apache Hive
8 20 (20.00%) R
8 20 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
8 20 (20.00%) Oozie
8 20 (20.00%) Big Data
8 20 (20.00%) Tableau
8 20 (20.00%) Data Quality
8 20 (20.00%) Neo4j
8 20 (20.00%) Impala

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 20 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 9 (9.00%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (6.00%) Apache
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Chatbot
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 22 (22.00%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (19.00%) SaaS
4 10 (10.00%) Firebase
4 10 (10.00%) npm
4 10 (10.00%) Serverless
5 5 (5.00%) PaaS
6 2 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.00%) IaaS
7 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) Internet
1 1 (1.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.00%) Apache Hive
1 20 (20.00%) Big Data
1 20 (20.00%) Data Mining
1 20 (20.00%) Impala
1 20 (20.00%) Neo4j
1 20 (20.00%) QlikView
2 14 (14.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.00%) MySQL
3 7 (7.00%) Redis
4 3 (3.00%) Blockchain
5 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.00%) DB2
6 1 (1.00%) HBase
6 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Hudson
2 5 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.00%) JIRA
2 5 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.00%) Gradle
3 2 (2.00%) Grunt
3 2 (2.00%) JUnit
3 2 (2.00%) Maven
3 2 (2.00%) Spock
4 1 (1.00%) Selenium
General
1 22 (22.00%) Banking
2 20 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 13 (13.00%) Finance
4 10 (10.00%) Marketing
4 10 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (8.00%) Retail
6 5 (5.00%) Dutch Language
7 4 (4.00%) Law
8 2 (2.00%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (30.00%) Developer
2 20 (20.00%) Data Scientist
3 10 (10.00%) Digital Developer
3 10 (10.00%) Node.js Developer
3 10 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 8 (8.00%) Analyst
4 8 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 8 (8.00%) Head of Digital
5 7 (7.00%) Head of Technology
5 7 (7.00%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.00%) Architect
6 6 (6.00%) Product Manager
6 6 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.00%) Technical Tester
7 5 (5.00%) Tester
8 3 (3.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (3.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.00%) AngularJS
2 11 (11.00%) CSS
2 11 (11.00%) CSS3
2 11 (11.00%) HTML
2 11 (11.00%) HTML5
2 11 (11.00%) Node.js
2 11 (11.00%) React
2 11 (11.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 9 (9.00%) .NET
4 6 (6.00%) LAMP
5 5 (5.00%) Velocity
6 4 (4.00%) RESTful
7 2 (2.00%) Kafka
7 2 (2.00%) REST
7 2 (2.00%) Spring
7 2 (2.00%) Spring Boot
7 2 (2.00%) Spring Integration
8 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.00%) Django
8 1 (1.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) NHS
2 8 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.00%) User Experience
5 4 (4.00%) Fintech
6 3 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.00%) Cloud Native
7 2 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.00%) Linux
1 1 (1.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (98.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (28.00%) Machine Learning
2 28 (28.00%) Test Automation
3 27 (27.00%) Analytics
3 27 (27.00%) Scrum
3 27 (27.00%) Software Engineering
4 21 (21.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 20 (20.00%) Anomaly Detection
5 20 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 20 (20.00%) Data Science
5 20 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
5 20 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 20 (20.00%) Probability Theory
5 20 (20.00%) Validation
5 20 (20.00%) Visualisation
6 17 (17.00%) DevOps
7 16 (16.00%) Microservices
8 15 (15.00%) Product Management
9 14 (14.00%) TDD
10 12 (12.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.00%) Java
2 27 (27.00%) SQL
3 23 (23.00%) Python
4 22 (22.00%) Scala
5 21 (21.00%) C++
6 20 (20.00%) R
7 16 (16.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (7.00%) C#
9 3 (3.00%) Ruby
10 2 (2.00%) Java 8
10 2 (2.00%) Java 9
11 1 (1.00%) C
11 1 (1.00%) ES6
11 1 (1.00%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.00%) Perl
11 1 (1.00%) PHP
11 1 (1.00%) Solidity
11 1 (1.00%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.00%) CISSP
1 6 (6.00%) MCP
1 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (6.00%) TOGAF Certification
2 4 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (1.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 6 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.00%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (20.00%) Oozie
2 5 (5.00%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (3.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.00%) Ansible
4 2 (2.00%) Marathon
4 2 (2.00%) Mesos
5 1 (1.00%) Grafana
5 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.00%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (20.00%) Tableau
2 17 (17.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.00%) Google
4 6 (6.00%) SAP
5 2 (2.00%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.00%) IBM