Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Minimum Viable Product
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1095 1132 1200
Rank change year-on-year +37 +68 +56
Permanent jobs citing Minimum Viable Product 74 64 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.036% 0.035%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.082% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 28 47 51
UK median annual salary £46,250 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.85% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £73,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -15.79% -5.00%

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 73,723 78,360 86,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.47% 44.24% 43.30%
Number of salaries quoted 56,959 59,867 70,334
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 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 +81 73 £46,250 -28.85% 8
UK excluding London +39 47 £40,000 - 2
London +7 27 £61,625 -5.19% 6
East of England +49 21 £70,000 -
Midlands - 10 £70,000 -
North West - 9 £37,500 -
North of England - 9 £37,500 -
South East -12 6 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £70,000 -
East Midlands - 5 - -
Scotland -13 1 - -

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 47 (63.51%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (56.76%) User Experience
3 37 (50.00%) Product Management
4 34 (45.95%) Problem-Solving
5 33 (44.59%) Coaching
6 23 (31.08%) E-Commerce
6 23 (31.08%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (28.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (28.38%) Scrum
8 18 (24.32%) Due Diligence
9 17 (22.97%) Analytics
10 15 (20.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (20.27%) Acceptance Criteria
11 13 (17.57%) Android
12 12 (16.22%) A/B Testing
12 12 (16.22%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
12 12 (16.22%) Funnel Analysis
12 12 (16.22%) Performance Metrics
12 12 (16.22%) Re-Platforming
12 12 (16.22%) Apple
13 11 (14.86%) DevOps
14 9 (12.16%) User Stories
14 9 (12.16%) Project Management
14 9 (12.16%) Finance
15 8 (10.81%) Java
15 8 (10.81%) JIRA
15 8 (10.81%) Test Automation
15 8 (10.81%) SaaS
16 7 (9.46%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
16 7 (9.46%) Retail

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 1 (1.35%) Apache
1 1 (1.35%) CMS
1 1 (1.35%) Confluence
1 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
1 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) SaaS
2 5 (6.76%) PaaS
3 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.35%) IaaS
5 1 (1.35%) Lucidchart
5 1 (1.35%) Office 365
5 1 (1.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) Internet
2 2 (2.70%) Broadband
2 2 (2.70%) VPN
3 1 (1.35%) DNS
3 1 (1.35%) LAN
3 1 (1.35%) Skype
3 1 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.70%) Blockchain
3 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.35%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) JIRA
2 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.05%) Selenium
4 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.70%) SilkTest
4 2 (2.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.35%) Subversion
5 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (12.16%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Retail
3 5 (6.76%) Advertising
3 5 (6.76%) Back Office
4 4 (5.41%) Dutch Language
4 4 (5.41%) Marketing
5 2 (2.70%) Games
6 1 (1.35%) Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Billing
6 1 (1.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (43.24%) Product Manager
2 18 (24.32%) Transformation Manager
3 12 (16.22%) Business Analyst
4 8 (10.81%) Agile Business Analyst
5 7 (9.46%) Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) Applications Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Agile Coach
7 5 (6.76%) Agile Scrum Master
7 5 (6.76%) Scrum Master
8 4 (5.41%) Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Architect
9 3 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (4.05%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Product Owner
9 3 (4.05%) Senior DevOps
9 3 (4.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) .NET
2 3 (4.05%) Node.js
2 3 (4.05%) React
2 3 (4.05%) Web Services
3 2 (2.70%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (2.70%) CSS3
3 2 (2.70%) Express
3 2 (2.70%) hapi
3 2 (2.70%) HTML
3 2 (2.70%) HTML5
3 2 (2.70%) Ionic Framework
3 2 (2.70%) J2EE
3 2 (2.70%) MEAN Stack
3 2 (2.70%) Meteor
3 2 (2.70%) React Native
3 2 (2.70%) Spring Boot
3 2 (2.70%) Thymeleaf
3 2 (2.70%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 42 (56.76%) User Experience
2 23 (31.08%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.35%) Fintech
6 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.35%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Android
2 6 (8.11%) Linux
3 4 (5.41%) Windows
4 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (63.51%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (50.00%) Product Management
3 34 (45.95%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (44.59%) Coaching
5 23 (31.08%) E-Commerce
6 21 (28.38%) Scrum
6 21 (28.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (24.32%) Due Diligence
8 17 (22.97%) Analytics
9 15 (20.27%) Acceptance Criteria
9 15 (20.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (16.22%) A/B Testing
10 12 (16.22%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
10 12 (16.22%) Funnel Analysis
10 12 (16.22%) Performance Metrics
10 12 (16.22%) Re-Platforming
11 11 (14.86%) DevOps
12 9 (12.16%) Project Management
12 9 (12.16%) User Stories
13 8 (10.81%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.81%) Java
2 6 (8.11%) Python
3 5 (6.76%) PHP
3 5 (6.76%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.76%) VB
4 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
4 4 (5.41%) Ruby
4 4 (5.41%) SQL
5 3 (4.05%) C#
6 2 (2.70%) Java 9
6 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.70%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.70%) Solidity
7 1 (1.35%) C
7 1 (1.35%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) Master's Degree
2 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) CISSP
3 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) MCP
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.35%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) PMO
1 3 (4.05%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (4.05%) Puppet
3 1 (1.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) Apple
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.05%) IBM
4 2 (2.70%) Google
4 2 (2.70%) Progress
5 1 (1.35%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.35%) SAP
5 1 (1.35%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.35%) VMware