Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Risk Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Management over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 149 141
Rank change year-on-year +6 -8 +11
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 4404 4384 5140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.44% 2.30% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 2.58% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2567 3125 3664
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £36,175
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,198 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.39% +5.00% -

Risk Management 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 162377 170041 191608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.91% 89.40% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 128248 141329 157803
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Risk Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Management in the UK

Risk Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Risk Management.

Salary trend for Risk Management in the UK

Risk Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Management over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Risk Management in the UK

Risk Management
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Management within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +4 4175 £60,000 -3.23% 276
London +1 2287 £70,000 - 134
UK excluding London +12 2006 £50,198 -4.39% 158
North of England +18 670 £50,000 -0.32% 64
South East +28 649 £52,500 -4.55% 28
North West +26 453 £50,000 -13.04% 33
Midlands -30 267 £55,000 +22.22% 17
West Midlands -43 178 £55,000 +22.22% 15
Yorkshire -12 172 £51,000 +7.37% 22
East of England -39 161 £50,000 -13.04% 19
South West -7 134 £45,000 -18.18% 14
Scotland -19 102 £47,500 -9.52% 10
East Midlands -2 88 £55,000 - 2
North East +14 45 £67,500 +42.11% 9
Wales +8 24 £40,000 -23.08% 4
Northern Ireland -28 9 - - 2
Isle of Man - 3 £25,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Risk Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Risk Management.

1 2259 (51.29%) Finance
2 1208 (27.43%) Banking
3 1166 (26.48%) Agile Software Development
4 1054 (23.93%) Information Security
5 929 (21.09%) Investment Banking
6 820 (18.62%) Project Management
7 817 (18.55%) Wealth Management
8 722 (16.39%) Degree
9 712 (16.17%) Analytical Skills
10 676 (15.35%) Asset Management
11 668 (15.17%) Java
12 628 (14.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 623 (14.15%) Retail Banking
14 567 (12.87%) Stakeholder Management
15 564 (12.81%) CISSP
16 499 (11.33%) Management Information System
17 492 (11.17%) Front Office
18 481 (10.92%) ITIL
19 450 (10.22%) Cybersecurity
20 447 (10.15%) SQL
21 395 (8.97%) Analytics
22 392 (8.90%) CISM
22 392 (8.90%) Microsoft
23 378 (8.58%) C#
24 376 (8.54%) Linux
25 364 (8.27%) SDLC
26 349 (7.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 348 (7.90%) PRINCE2
28 340 (7.72%) Derivative
29 326 (7.40%) Legal

Risk Management
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
1 110 (2.50%) Tomcat
2 99 (2.25%) SharePoint
3 90 (2.04%) Apache
4 79 (1.79%) Confluence
5 47 (1.07%) Documentum
6 46 (1.04%) DataSynapse
7 37 (0.84%) Apache Spark
8 36 (0.82%) SAS
9 35 (0.79%) WebLogic
10 30 (0.68%) Ethereum
10 30 (0.68%) Hyperledger
11 27 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
12 26 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 25 (0.57%) JBoss
14 22 (0.50%) eris
15 21 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
16 18 (0.41%) NetWeaver
17 15 (0.34%) MS Exchange
18 12 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
18 12 (0.27%) IIS
Applications
1 256 (5.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 184 (4.18%) Microsoft Project
3 155 (3.52%) Microsoft Office
4 138 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 88 (2.00%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.068%) Doxygen
8 2 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.045%) Maya
8 2 (0.045%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.045%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.045%) SPSS
9 1 (0.023%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.023%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.023%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.023%) Stata
Business Applications
1 50 (1.14%) SAP S/4HANA
2 36 (0.82%) SAP CO
2 36 (0.82%) SAP FI
2 36 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
3 27 (0.61%) SAP GRC
4 21 (0.48%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 18 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
6 17 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
6 17 (0.39%) SAP FSCM
7 15 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
8 13 (0.30%) Endur
8 13 (0.30%) Maximo
9 11 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
10 9 (0.20%) Aligne
10 9 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
11 8 (0.18%) SAP BPC
12 6 (0.14%) SAP CRM
13 5 (0.11%) SAP ERP
13 5 (0.11%) Sentinel
13 5 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 155 (3.52%) SaaS
2 97 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
3 84 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 79 (1.79%) IaaS
5 52 (1.18%) PaaS
6 43 (0.98%) GitHub
7 26 (0.59%) Office 365
8 24 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (0.27%) Force.com
9 12 (0.27%) OpenShift
9 12 (0.27%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 12 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 8 (0.18%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.11%) Basecamp
11 5 (0.11%) Trello
12 4 (0.091%) AdWords
12 4 (0.091%) SuccessFactors
12 4 (0.091%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 236 (5.36%) Firewall
2 119 (2.70%) Network Security
3 107 (2.43%) WAN
4 98 (2.23%) LAN
5 85 (1.93%) TCP/IP
6 55 (1.25%) Internet
7 48 (1.09%) VPN
8 38 (0.86%) SAN
9 36 (0.82%) SMS
10 34 (0.77%) Unified Communications
11 33 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
12 32 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
13 23 (0.52%) DNS
13 23 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
14 22 (0.50%) HTTP
14 22 (0.50%) VoIP
15 21 (0.48%) Wireless
16 19 (0.43%) SSL
16 19 (0.43%) VLAN
17 18 (0.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (4.38%) SQL Server
2 129 (2.93%) Relational Database
3 104 (2.36%) Big Data
4 73 (1.66%) Oracle Database
5 70 (1.59%) NoSQL
6 69 (1.57%) Power BI
7 62 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
8 45 (1.02%) Star Schema
9 43 (0.98%) RDBMS
10 42 (0.95%) Blockchain
11 41 (0.93%) Hadoop
12 39 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
13 37 (0.84%) GIS
14 36 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 27 (0.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 24 (0.54%) DB2
16 24 (0.54%) QlikView
17 23 (0.52%) DataStage
18 21 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
19 20 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 159 (3.61%) JIRA
2 109 (2.48%) Git (software)
3 106 (2.41%) Jenkins
4 77 (1.75%) Selenium
5 69 (1.57%) TeamCity
6 59 (1.34%) Maven
7 46 (1.04%) GCC
8 41 (0.93%) JMeter
9 35 (0.79%) Subversion
10 34 (0.77%) Cucumber
11 33 (0.75%) WebDriver
12 26 (0.59%) SoapUI
13 22 (0.50%) JUnit
14 21 (0.48%) NUnit
15 20 (0.45%) LoadRunner
15 20 (0.45%) Visual Studio
16 18 (0.41%) PowerBuilder
16 18 (0.41%) Toad
17 15 (0.34%) Ant
18 13 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2259 (51.29%) Finance
2 1208 (27.43%) Banking
3 929 (21.09%) Investment Banking
4 623 (14.15%) Retail Banking
5 492 (11.17%) Front Office
6 326 (7.40%) Legal
7 253 (5.74%) Law
8 146 (3.32%) Marketing
9 127 (2.88%) Retail
10 123 (2.79%) Telecoms
11 96 (2.18%) Financial Institution
12 92 (2.09%) Digital Economy
13 81 (1.84%) Manufacturing
14 53 (1.20%) Back Office
15 46 (1.04%) Electronics
16 45 (1.02%) German Language
17 44 (1.00%) Publishing
18 35 (0.79%) Billing
19 33 (0.75%) Games
20 31 (0.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 683 (15.51%) Developer
2 634 (14.40%) Analyst
3 438 (9.95%) Project Manager
4 375 (8.51%) Consultant
5 263 (5.97%) Security Manager
6 226 (5.13%) IT Manager
7 223 (5.06%) Architect
7 223 (5.06%) Risk Manager
8 201 (4.56%) Security Analyst
9 196 (4.45%) Security Consultant
10 189 (4.29%) Senior Developer
11 172 (3.91%) Java Developer
12 157 (3.56%) Information Manager
13 153 (3.47%) Information Security Manager
14 129 (2.93%) C# Developer
15 128 (2.91%) Business Analyst
16 122 (2.77%) Senior Manager
17 100 (2.27%) IT Analyst
18 99 (2.25%) Information Analyst
18 99 (2.25%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (4.97%) .NET
2 130 (2.95%) Middleware
3 107 (2.43%) Web Services
4 100 (2.27%) WPF
5 91 (2.07%) HTML
5 91 (2.07%) REST
6 79 (1.79%) XML
7 76 (1.73%) CSS
7 76 (1.73%) Spring
8 63 (1.43%) SOAP
9 55 (1.25%) AngularJS
10 53 (1.20%) J2EE
11 52 (1.18%) WCF
12 51 (1.16%) .NET Framework
13 47 (1.07%) Swing
14 46 (1.04%) CORBA
15 45 (1.02%) HTML5
16 42 (0.95%) WinForms
17 37 (0.84%) Hibernate
17 37 (0.84%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 712 (16.17%) Analytical Skills
2 499 (11.33%) Management Information System
3 349 (7.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 340 (7.72%) Derivative
5 286 (6.49%) Computer Science
6 185 (4.20%) Equities
7 171 (3.88%) Data Centre
8 143 (3.25%) Credit Risk
8 143 (3.25%) Market Risk
9 128 (2.91%) Equity Derivative
10 104 (2.36%) Fixed Income
11 100 (2.27%) Fintech
12 90 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
13 82 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
14 70 (1.59%) Client/Server
15 69 (1.57%) Algorithms
16 65 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
16 65 (1.48%) Hedge funds
17 61 (1.39%) PMI
18 60 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 376 (8.54%) Linux
2 315 (7.15%) Windows
3 212 (4.81%) Unix
4 54 (1.23%) Windows Server
5 36 (0.82%) Solaris
6 28 (0.64%) AIX
6 28 (0.64%) Apple iOS
6 28 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (0.54%) Android
8 23 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (0.48%) Windows 2000
10 17 (0.39%) Windows 10
11 16 (0.36%) Mac OS
12 12 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.23%) Windows 7
14 9 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.11%) CentOS
15 5 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.091%) openSUSE
16 4 (0.091%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1166 (26.48%) Agile Software Development
2 1054 (23.93%) Information Security
3 820 (18.62%) Project Management
4 817 (18.55%) Wealth Management
5 676 (15.35%) Asset Management
6 567 (12.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 481 (10.92%) ITIL
8 450 (10.22%) Cybersecurity
9 395 (8.97%) Analytics
10 364 (8.27%) SDLC
11 348 (7.90%) PRINCE2
12 308 (6.99%) Change Management
13 287 (6.52%) Risk Assessment
14 254 (5.77%) Coaching
15 246 (5.59%) Data Protection
16 242 (5.50%) Continuous Improvement
16 242 (5.50%) Waterfall
17 230 (5.22%) Programme Management
18 227 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
19 223 (5.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 668 (15.17%) Java
2 447 (10.15%) SQL
3 378 (8.58%) C#
4 290 (6.58%) Python
5 239 (5.43%) C++
6 160 (3.63%) Shell Script
7 158 (3.59%) JavaScript
8 143 (3.25%) C
9 86 (1.95%) PL/SQL
10 57 (1.29%) Scala
11 46 (1.04%) ABAP
12 41 (0.93%) VBA
13 39 (0.89%) R
13 39 (0.89%) Ruby
14 33 (0.75%) Perl
15 31 (0.70%) MATLAB
16 30 (0.68%) Go
16 30 (0.68%) Solidity
17 29 (0.66%) T-SQL
18 28 (0.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 722 (16.39%) Degree
2 564 (12.81%) CISSP
3 392 (8.90%) CISM
4 248 (5.63%) CISA
5 188 (4.27%) Security Cleared
6 131 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
7 100 (2.27%) CRISC
8 93 (2.11%) PMI Certification
9 92 (2.09%) SC Cleared
10 83 (1.88%) CEH
11 74 (1.68%) Master's Degree
12 61 (1.39%) PMP
13 54 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
14 52 (1.18%) ISTQB
15 45 (1.02%) GIAC
15 45 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 39 (0.89%) MBA
17 38 (0.86%) ISEB
17 38 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 38 (0.86%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 628 (14.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 317 (7.20%) PCI DSS
3 250 (5.68%) QA
4 186 (4.22%) GDPR
5 128 (2.91%) COBIT
6 124 (2.82%) PMO
7 120 (2.72%) SLA
8 111 (2.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 72 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 66 (1.50%) Cyber Essentials
10 66 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 65 (1.48%) ISO 9001
12 48 (1.09%) Data Quality
13 41 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
14 36 (0.82%) MiFID
15 27 (0.61%) ISO 22301
16 25 (0.57%) NIST 800
17 24 (0.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
18 18 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
19 17 (0.39%) RMADS
System Software
1 92 (2.09%) Active Directory
2 41 (0.93%) Docker
3 32 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (0.23%) vSphere
6 8 (0.18%) Snort
6 8 (0.18%) XenApp
7 5 (0.11%) HDFS
8 4 (0.091%) SAP ITS
8 4 (0.091%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.091%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.068%) Cygwin
10 2 (0.045%) KVM
10 2 (0.045%) Time Sharing Option
10 2 (0.045%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.023%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.023%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.023%) etcd
11 1 (0.023%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 73 (1.66%) Puppet
2 36 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (0.73%) Ansible
4 20 (0.45%) ZABBIX
5 17 (0.39%) Kubernetes
6 15 (0.34%) Nessus
7 12 (0.27%) RSA Archer
8 11 (0.25%) FTK
8 11 (0.25%) SCCM
9 10 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (0.20%) Nmap
11 8 (0.18%) SCOM
12 7 (0.16%) Control-M
12 7 (0.16%) QRadar
13 6 (0.14%) CA Wily
13 6 (0.14%) FortiGate
13 6 (0.14%) Graphite
13 6 (0.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 6 (0.14%) Suricata
14 5 (0.11%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 392 (8.90%) Microsoft
2 308 (6.99%) Oracle
3 286 (6.49%) SAP
4 160 (3.63%) Cisco
5 78 (1.77%) Tableau
6 72 (1.63%) CheckPoint
7 62 (1.41%) VMware
8 61 (1.39%) Palo Alto
9 55 (1.25%) MicroStrategy
10 49 (1.11%) Juniper
10 49 (1.11%) Pega
11 44 (1.00%) Murex
12 43 (0.98%) F5
12 43 (0.98%) IBM
13 42 (0.95%) EMC
13 42 (0.95%) HP
14 36 (0.82%) Splunk
15 34 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
16 33 (0.75%) Informatica
17 28 (0.64%) Sybase