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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Root Cause Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Root Cause Analysis over the 6 months to 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Root Cause Analysis
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 324 374 338
Rank change year-on-year +50 -36 +2
Permanent jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 1,879 962 577
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.12% 0.84% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.89% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 847 656 457
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £37,349 £36,250 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,835 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.98% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £66,250
90th Percentile £78,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -

Root Cause Analysis 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 160,204 108,315 57,920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.77% 94.09% 93.13%
Number of salaries quoted 83,315 73,224 47,036
10th Percentile £34,250 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,756 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.61% +1.37% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,290 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Root Cause Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Root Cause Analysis as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Root Cause Analysis in the UK

Root Cause Analysis
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Root Cause Analysis.

Salary trend for Root Cause Analysis in the UK

Root Cause Analysis
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Root Cause Analysis over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Root Cause Analysis in the UK

Root Cause Analysis
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis within the UK over the 6 months to 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England +57 1,644 £50,000 -4.76% 210
UK excluding London +70 963 £45,000 +5.88% 172
London +22 743 £60,000 - 45
Work from Home -31 631 £50,000 -4.76% 48
South East +50 290 £47,500 -7.77% 33
North of England +58 219 £43,750 +6.71% 48
Midlands +22 179 £46,500 +19.23% 45
West Midlands +28 148 £45,000 +12.50% 37
East of England -25 114 £45,000 +20.00% 15
North West +18 107 £47,500 +5.56% 32
Yorkshire +25 97 £47,500 +35.71% 12
South West +22 94 £45,000 +14.65% 22
Scotland -15 47 £46,000 +14.86% 4
East Midlands -23 31 £47,500 +48.44% 8
Wales 0 25 £40,000 -36.00% 4
North East -3 15 £34,000 -58.79% 4

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, IT jobs citing Root Cause Analysis 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 Root Cause Analysis.

1 802 (42.68%) Agile
2 601 (31.99%) Social Skills
3 597 (31.77%) Finance
4 574 (30.55%) Microsoft
5 572 (30.44%) AWS
6 539 (28.69%) Azure
7 531 (28.26%) SQL
8 440 (23.42%) Python
8 440 (23.42%) Problem-Solving
9 420 (22.35%) CI/CD
10 417 (22.19%) DevOps
11 403 (21.45%) Docker
11 403 (21.45%) Kubernetes
12 400 (21.29%) Java
13 386 (20.54%) Mentoring
14 384 (20.44%) Degree
15 375 (19.96%) PowerShell
16 363 (19.32%) Microservices
17 360 (19.16%) Test Automation
18 356 (18.95%) Git (software)
19 345 (18.36%) .NET
20 309 (16.44%) JavaScript
21 306 (16.29%) Serverless
22 302 (16.07%) Manufacturing
23 295 (15.70%) Windows
24 293 (15.59%) JIRA
25 284 (15.11%) SQL Server
26 281 (14.95%) Coaching
27 276 (14.69%) TDD
28 275 (14.64%) Analytical Skills

Root Cause Analysis
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
1 218 (11.60%) Apache Spark
2 39 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 36 (1.92%) MS Exchange
4 23 (1.22%) Tomcat
5 21 (1.12%) Apache
5 21 (1.12%) Apache Airflow
5 21 (1.12%) SAS
6 15 (0.80%) Confluence
7 12 (0.64%) nginx
8 11 (0.59%) IIS
9 10 (0.53%) ArcGIS
10 6 (0.32%) CMS
10 6 (0.32%) Ethereum
11 5 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.27%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.11%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.11%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.11%) TPMS
13 1 (0.053%) WordPress
Applications
1 142 (7.56%) Microsoft Office
2 84 (4.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 41 (2.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 36 (1.92%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.01%) Simulink
6 14 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.27%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
9 4 (0.21%) OrCAD
10 3 (0.16%) Siemens NX
11 2 (0.11%) CATIA
12 1 (0.053%) Abaqus
12 1 (0.053%) Avid Media Composer
Business Applications
1 21 (1.12%) Magento
2 18 (0.96%) NetSuite
3 12 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (0.32%) DELMIA
5 6 (0.32%) Fidessa
6 5 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.21%) Avolution ABACUS
7 4 (0.21%) Teamcenter
8 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.16%) Eikon
9 2 (0.11%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.053%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.053%) Eagle PACE
10 1 (0.053%) ENOVIA
10 1 (0.053%) SAP CO
10 1 (0.053%) SAP FI
10 1 (0.053%) SAP FI/CO
10 1 (0.053%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 572 (30.44%) AWS
2 539 (28.69%) Azure
3 306 (16.29%) Serverless
4 272 (14.48%) AWS Lambda
5 197 (10.48%) Cloud Functions
6 196 (10.43%) OpenShift
7 132 (7.03%) Microsoft 365
8 92 (4.90%) GCP
9 83 (4.42%) Azure DevOps
10 52 (2.77%) IaaS
11 48 (2.55%) Azure Active Directory
12 45 (2.39%) GitHub
13 40 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
14 37 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
15 31 (1.65%) SaaS
16 29 (1.54%) Power Platform
17 26 (1.38%) Route 53
18 24 (1.28%) Amazon S3
18 24 (1.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 24 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 230 (12.24%) Internet
2 113 (6.01%) Firewall
3 85 (4.52%) WAN
4 81 (4.31%) DNS
5 64 (3.41%) LAN
6 47 (2.50%) TCP/IP
7 43 (2.29%) VPN
8 40 (2.13%) DHCP
9 34 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
10 25 (1.33%) SAN
11 22 (1.17%) SSL
12 21 (1.12%) 4G
12 21 (1.12%) Network Security
13 19 (1.01%) 2G
13 19 (1.01%) 3G
13 19 (1.01%) Wireless
14 18 (0.96%) Wireshark
15 15 (0.80%) BGP
15 15 (0.80%) HTTP
16 14 (0.75%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (15.11%) SQL Server
2 237 (12.61%) MySQL
2 237 (12.61%) NoSQL
3 231 (12.29%) PostgreSQL
4 220 (11.71%) MongoDB
5 206 (10.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 195 (10.38%) Flink
7 79 (4.20%) Relational Database
8 54 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
9 43 (2.29%) Big Data
10 41 (2.18%) Metadata
11 36 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
12 35 (1.86%) Tableau
13 26 (1.38%) Power BI
13 26 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 21 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
15 19 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 18 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
16 18 (0.96%) Data Lake
17 17 (0.90%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 356 (18.95%) Git (software)
2 293 (15.59%) JIRA
3 216 (11.50%) Subversion
4 203 (10.80%) Maven
5 199 (10.59%) Gradle
6 195 (10.38%) Ant
7 114 (6.07%) Jenkins
8 36 (1.92%) GitLab
9 28 (1.49%) Selenium
10 24 (1.28%) Cypress.io
11 17 (0.90%) Cucumber
11 17 (0.90%) TeamCity
12 16 (0.85%) Jasmine
12 16 (0.85%) Mocha
13 12 (0.64%) MSI
14 11 (0.59%) JMeter
14 11 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
15 9 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
15 9 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (0.43%) SoapUI
General
1 601 (31.99%) Social Skills
2 597 (31.77%) Finance
3 302 (16.07%) Manufacturing
4 275 (14.64%) Analytical Skills
5 122 (6.49%) Legal
5 122 (6.49%) Retail
6 95 (5.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 85 (4.52%) Marketing
8 82 (4.36%) Law
9 72 (3.83%) Automotive
10 71 (3.78%) Banking
11 65 (3.46%) Public Sector
12 44 (2.34%) Aviation
13 39 (2.08%) Games
14 34 (1.81%) Presentation Skills
15 33 (1.76%) Electronics
15 33 (1.76%) Influencing Skills
15 33 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
15 33 (1.76%) Publishing
16 31 (1.65%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 297 (15.81%) Analyst
2 231 (12.29%) Java Engineer
3 214 (11.39%) Senior Java Engineer
4 113 (6.01%) Software Engineer
5 104 (5.53%) Support Analyst
6 100 (5.32%) Applications Support
7 94 (5.00%) Developer
8 91 (4.84%) DevOps Engineer
9 73 (3.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 72 (3.83%) Applications Support Analyst
11 69 (3.67%) Business Analyst
12 59 (3.14%) Senior Software Engineer
13 58 (3.09%) Support Engineer
14 54 (2.87%) Administrator
15 52 (2.77%) Senior Analyst
16 49 (2.61%) Senior Developer
17 48 (2.55%) .NET Software Engineer
17 48 (2.55%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
18 44 (2.34%) Data Engineer
19 38 (2.02%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 345 (18.36%) .NET
2 270 (14.37%) HTML
3 234 (12.45%) CSS
4 214 (11.39%) RESTful
5 200 (10.64%) ASP.NET
6 195 (10.38%) JDBC
7 109 (5.80%) REST
8 101 (5.38%) Kafka
9 77 (4.10%) AngularJS
10 76 (4.04%) React
11 68 (3.62%) Node.js
12 67 (3.57%) HTML5
13 63 (3.35%) JSON
14 59 (3.14%) jQuery
14 59 (3.14%) Middleware
15 54 (2.87%) Serverless Framework
16 53 (2.82%) .NET Framework
17 51 (2.71%) Spring
17 51 (2.71%) XML
18 49 (2.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 268 (14.26%) Algorithms
2 267 (14.21%) Data Structures
3 224 (11.92%) Life Science
4 217 (11.55%) Linux Command Line
5 139 (7.40%) User Experience
6 121 (6.44%) Self-Motivation
7 117 (6.23%) Management Information System
8 80 (4.26%) Mobile App
9 76 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
10 72 (3.83%) Cloud Native
11 57 (3.03%) Public Cloud
12 51 (2.71%) Renewable Energy
13 42 (2.24%) Data Centre
14 38 (2.02%) Driving Licence
15 36 (1.92%) Legacy Systems
16 33 (1.76%) PMI
17 32 (1.70%) CMDB
18 24 (1.28%) Private Cloud
19 22 (1.17%) Replication
20 19 (1.01%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 295 (15.70%) Windows
2 273 (14.53%) Unix
3 258 (13.73%) Linux
4 99 (5.27%) Windows Server
5 47 (2.50%) Mac OS X
6 40 (2.13%) Windows 10
7 23 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (0.85%) Apple iOS
10 15 (0.80%) Android
10 15 (0.80%) CentOS
11 14 (0.75%) Windows Server 2019
12 12 (0.64%) Ubuntu
13 11 (0.59%) Mac OS
14 9 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
14 9 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (0.43%) Windows Server 2016
16 6 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (0.27%) Windows 7
18 4 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 802 (42.68%) Agile
2 440 (23.42%) Problem-Solving
3 420 (22.35%) CI/CD
4 417 (22.19%) DevOps
5 386 (20.54%) Mentoring
6 363 (19.32%) Microservices
7 360 (19.16%) Test Automation
8 281 (14.95%) Coaching
9 276 (14.69%) TDD
10 274 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
11 269 (14.32%) ITIL
12 258 (13.73%) High Availability
13 247 (13.15%) MVC
13 247 (13.15%) User Stories
14 236 (12.56%) Software Engineering
15 235 (12.51%) Continuous Improvement
16 232 (12.35%) BDD
17 213 (11.34%) OOP
17 213 (11.34%) Service Design
18 211 (11.23%) Customer-Centricity
Programming Languages
1 531 (28.26%) SQL
2 440 (23.42%) Python
3 400 (21.29%) Java
4 375 (19.96%) PowerShell
5 309 (16.44%) JavaScript
6 232 (12.35%) Ruby
7 225 (11.97%) Shell Script
8 212 (11.28%) Perl
9 206 (10.96%) PHP
10 107 (5.69%) C#
11 73 (3.89%) C
12 58 (3.09%) TypeScript
13 57 (3.03%) Bash
14 30 (1.60%) Go
14 30 (1.60%) Kotlin
15 24 (1.28%) Apple Swift
15 24 (1.28%) Objective-C
16 19 (1.01%) Embedded C
16 19 (1.01%) MATLAB
17 17 (0.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 384 (20.44%) Degree
2 74 (3.94%) Security Cleared
3 65 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
4 55 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 54 (2.87%) SC Cleared
6 48 (2.55%) Numerate Degree
7 47 (2.50%) CCNP
8 41 (2.18%) CCNA
9 36 (1.92%) PMI Certification
10 28 (1.49%) CISSP
10 28 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
11 23 (1.22%) DV Cleared
12 19 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (0.85%) MCSA
14 15 (0.80%) PhD
15 14 (0.75%) CCIE
15 14 (0.75%) DBS Check
16 11 (0.59%) CBAP
16 11 (0.59%) CISM
17 10 (0.53%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (6.01%) QA
2 112 (5.96%) SLA
3 43 (2.29%) Data Quality
4 35 (1.86%) Good Clinical Practice
5 29 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (1.06%) Accessibility
6 20 (1.06%) GMP
6 20 (1.06%) NIST
6 20 (1.06%) PCI DSS
7 16 (0.85%) Automotive SPICE
7 16 (0.85%) AUTOSAR
7 16 (0.85%) GDPR
8 14 (0.75%) ISO 9001
8 14 (0.75%) PMO
9 13 (0.69%) SOC 1
9 13 (0.69%) SOC 2
10 12 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
11 11 (0.59%) GRC
12 10 (0.53%) ISO 26262
13 6 (0.32%) SEPA
System Software
1 403 (21.45%) Docker
2 138 (7.34%) Active Directory
3 76 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (1.76%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.01%) Firmware
6 17 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (0.80%) BitLocker
8 14 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.48%) Varnish
10 7 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (0.37%) vSphere
10 7 (0.37%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (0.27%) XenApp
12 4 (0.21%) Apache Flume
12 4 (0.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 4 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.11%) Kamailio
14 2 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 403 (21.45%) Kubernetes
2 163 (8.67%) Terraform
3 87 (4.63%) Ansible
4 43 (2.29%) SCCM
5 42 (2.24%) Puppet
6 38 (2.02%) Docker Swarm
7 37 (1.97%) Microsoft Intune
8 35 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
9 32 (1.70%) Prometheus
10 28 (1.49%) Packer
11 20 (1.06%) Grafana
12 19 (1.01%) Rancher
13 17 (0.90%) WSUS
14 14 (0.75%) PowerCLI
15 12 (0.64%) Kibana
15 12 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
15 12 (0.64%) WMI
16 11 (0.59%) logstash
17 10 (0.53%) Jamf Pro
18 8 (0.43%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 574 (30.55%) Microsoft
2 239 (12.72%) Google
3 99 (5.27%) VMware
4 89 (4.74%) Oracle
5 77 (4.10%) Cisco
6 49 (2.61%) SAP
6 49 (2.61%) ServiceNow
7 46 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
8 30 (1.60%) Red Hat
9 28 (1.49%) Citrix
10 27 (1.44%) Palo Alto
11 26 (1.38%) HP
12 22 (1.17%) LexisNexis
13 21 (1.12%) Pega
14 20 (1.06%) Apple
14 20 (1.06%) Veeam
15 18 (0.96%) TrueLayer
16 17 (0.90%) Juniper
16 17 (0.90%) SaltStack
17 14 (0.75%) Sun