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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Software Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Delivery over the 6 months to 10 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Delivery
UK
6 months to
10 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 263 278 262
Rank change year-on-year +15 -16 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Delivery 2,567 1,446 824
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.51% 1.27% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.35% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,235 957 661
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £49,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.84% +3.33% -2.44%
75th Percentile £77,715 £78,750 £79,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -

Software Delivery 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 162,861 107,406 59,927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.78% 94.05% 93.06%
Number of salaries quoted 83,795 73,009 48,582
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,965 £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%

Software Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Software Delivery as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Software Delivery in the UK

Software Delivery
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Delivery.

Salary trend for Software Delivery in the UK

Software Delivery
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Delivery over the 6 months to 10 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Software Delivery in the UK

Software Delivery
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Delivery within the UK over the 6 months to 10 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 +30 2,238 £65,000 +4.00% 226
London +10 1,177 £70,500 -2.76% 92
UK excluding London +27 1,134 £57,500 +4.55% 157
Work from Home -28 1,037 £67,500 +8.00% 92
North of England +30 305 £57,500 +9.52% 51
Midlands +50 275 £56,982 +3.60% 21
West Midlands +79 245 £56,982 +5.04% 13
South East -36 234 £62,500 -3.85% 31
South West +55 215 £57,500 +8.84% 12
North West +31 175 £57,500 +21.05% 29
Yorkshire -22 106 £65,000 +18.18% 16
Scotland -21 67 £62,500 +13.64% 21
East Midlands -39 30 £50,000 -9.50% 8
East of England -70 26 £55,000 -4.35% 17
North East +3 24 £50,000 -16.67% 6
Wales -36 15 £50,940 -7.38% 1
Northern Ireland -20 3 £44,000 -1.12% 3

For the 6 months to 10 August 2022, IT jobs citing Software Delivery 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 Software Delivery.

1 1,950 (75.96%) Agile
2 912 (35.53%) Software Engineering
3 907 (35.33%) DevOps
4 815 (31.75%) Finance
5 775 (30.19%) Social Skills
6 767 (29.88%) CI/CD
7 732 (28.52%) Azure
8 708 (27.58%) Scrum
9 661 (25.75%) AWS
10 619 (24.11%) JavaScript
11 596 (23.22%) Kubernetes
12 593 (23.10%) Test Automation
13 584 (22.75%) Java
14 554 (21.58%) Problem-Solving
15 536 (20.88%) TDD
16 534 (20.80%) Python
17 479 (18.66%) Docker
18 476 (18.54%) Jenkins
19 463 (18.04%) React
20 440 (17.14%) GCP
21 436 (16.98%) Coaching
22 423 (16.48%) SQL
23 414 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
24 410 (15.97%) Git (software)
25 405 (15.78%) Banking
26 394 (15.35%) Terraform
27 385 (15.00%) Mentoring
28 368 (14.34%) Microservices
29 364 (14.18%) Degree
30 363 (14.14%) QA

Software Delivery
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
1 141 (5.49%) Confluence
2 52 (2.03%) CMS
3 48 (1.87%) Cloud Foundry
4 43 (1.68%) Apache Spark
5 40 (1.56%) Headless CMS
5 40 (1.56%) SharePoint
6 36 (1.40%) Apache
7 34 (1.32%) nginx
8 31 (1.21%) OpenStack
9 28 (1.09%) IIS
10 15 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
11 9 (0.35%) ArcGIS
11 9 (0.35%) DNN
12 8 (0.31%) Jetty
13 6 (0.23%) Apache Pulsar
13 6 (0.23%) SAS
13 6 (0.23%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.19%) Drupal
14 5 (0.19%) SilverStripe
15 3 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 48 (1.87%) MS Visio
2 33 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
4 27 (1.05%) Sketch
5 16 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.31%) CATIA
6 8 (0.31%) Maple
6 8 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.27%) Simulink
8 6 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
9 5 (0.19%) CANalyzer
10 1 (0.039%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.039%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 16 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
2 13 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.31%) ENOVIA
3 8 (0.31%) Maximo
3 8 (0.31%) Teamcenter
4 7 (0.27%) Shopify
5 4 (0.16%) Avolution ABACUS
6 3 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.12%) Magento
6 3 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 2 (0.078%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.039%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.039%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.039%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.039%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 732 (28.52%) Azure
2 661 (25.75%) AWS
3 440 (17.14%) GCP
4 259 (10.09%) Serverless
5 221 (8.61%) SaaS
6 205 (7.99%) GitHub
7 181 (7.05%) Azure DevOps
8 170 (6.62%) AWS Lambda
9 131 (5.10%) dbt
10 128 (4.99%) Amazon S3
11 127 (4.95%) PaaS
12 106 (4.13%) AWS CloudFormation
13 87 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
14 81 (3.16%) Amazon SQS
15 79 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
16 69 (2.69%) Amazon ECS
17 64 (2.49%) CloudFront
17 64 (2.49%) IaaS
18 61 (2.38%) npm
19 59 (2.30%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 49 (1.91%) HTTP
2 42 (1.64%) Broadband
3 38 (1.48%) Firewall
3 38 (1.48%) Internet
4 29 (1.13%) DNS
5 24 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 17 (0.66%) DHCP
7 13 (0.51%) VPN
8 12 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (0.43%) Bluetooth
9 11 (0.43%) Wireless
9 11 (0.43%) ZigBee
10 10 (0.39%) FTP
10 10 (0.39%) HTTPS
10 10 (0.39%) IPsec
11 9 (0.35%) X.509
12 8 (0.31%) Network Security
13 5 (0.19%) SMS
14 4 (0.16%) Intelligent Network
15 3 (0.12%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (9.58%) NoSQL
2 233 (9.08%) SQL Server
3 175 (6.82%) MySQL
4 152 (5.92%) MongoDB
5 149 (5.80%) Relational Database
6 119 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
7 83 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
7 83 (3.23%) Hadoop
8 75 (2.92%) Big Data
9 74 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
10 64 (2.49%) DynamoDB
11 63 (2.45%) Redis
12 54 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
13 39 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
13 39 (1.52%) Data Lake
14 32 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
15 30 (1.17%) Apache Hive
16 28 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 27 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
18 26 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 476 (18.54%) Jenkins
2 410 (15.97%) Git (software)
3 274 (10.67%) JIRA
4 172 (6.70%) GitLab
5 118 (4.60%) Selenium
6 109 (4.25%) Cucumber
7 104 (4.05%) Cypress.io
8 98 (3.82%) Bitbucket
9 97 (3.78%) Postman
10 72 (2.80%) Maven
11 70 (2.73%) Visual Studio
12 66 (2.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 66 (2.57%) CircleCI
13 65 (2.53%) Polyspace
14 58 (2.26%) JUnit
15 55 (2.14%) Rational DOORS
16 51 (1.99%) Rational Rhapsody
17 50 (1.95%) webpack
18 48 (1.87%) NUnit
19 47 (1.83%) SpecFlow
General
1 815 (31.75%) Finance
2 775 (30.19%) Social Skills
3 405 (15.78%) Banking
4 314 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
5 308 (12.00%) Retail
6 261 (10.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 195 (7.60%) Automotive
8 147 (5.73%) Public Sector
9 133 (5.18%) Marketing
10 130 (5.06%) Presentation Skills
11 126 (4.91%) Legal
12 106 (4.13%) Games
13 99 (3.86%) Publishing
14 96 (3.74%) Law
15 66 (2.57%) Manufacturing
16 63 (2.45%) Telecoms
17 60 (2.34%) Local Government
18 59 (2.30%) Advertising
19 58 (2.26%) Aerospace
20 49 (1.91%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 433 (16.87%) Software Engineer
2 338 (13.17%) Developer
3 251 (9.78%) DevOps Engineer
4 232 (9.04%) Analyst
5 168 (6.54%) Business Analyst
6 165 (6.43%) Senior Software Engineer
7 138 (5.38%) Senior DevOps
8 136 (5.30%) Project Manager
9 118 (4.60%) Architect
10 114 (4.44%) Delivery Manager
11 113 (4.40%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 109 (4.25%) Senior Manager
13 108 (4.21%) Java Developer
14 90 (3.51%) Software Manager
15 86 (3.35%) Engineering Manager
16 85 (3.31%) Senior Developer
17 75 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
18 73 (2.84%) Software Developer
19 67 (2.61%) Cloud Engineer
20 66 (2.57%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 463 (18.04%) React
2 352 (13.71%) Node.js
3 345 (13.44%) .NET
4 241 (9.39%) CSS
5 232 (9.04%) HTML
6 213 (8.30%) RESTful
7 201 (7.83%) Web Services
8 190 (7.40%) REST
9 159 (6.19%) Spring
10 153 (5.96%) AngularJS
11 132 (5.14%) .NET Core
12 130 (5.06%) Kafka
13 127 (4.95%) ASP.NET
14 113 (4.40%) Spring Boot
15 99 (3.86%) .NET Framework
16 82 (3.19%) HTML5
17 76 (2.96%) React Native
18 74 (2.88%) GraphQL
19 59 (2.30%) Velocity
20 52 (2.03%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 251 (9.78%) Cloud Native
2 220 (8.57%) Mobile App
3 157 (6.12%) User Experience
4 150 (5.84%) Self-Motivation
5 110 (4.29%) Legacy Systems
6 93 (3.62%) Management Information System
7 89 (3.47%) FMCG
8 79 (3.08%) Driving Licence
9 63 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
10 52 (2.03%) Blog
11 51 (1.99%) Public Cloud
12 43 (1.68%) Social Media
13 40 (1.56%) Algorithms
13 40 (1.56%) iPad
14 38 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
15 34 (1.32%) NHS
16 32 (1.25%) Online Games
17 30 (1.17%) Private Cloud
18 28 (1.09%) Virtual Team
19 25 (0.97%) Blockchain
Operating Systems
1 192 (7.48%) Linux
2 113 (4.40%) Android
3 107 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 68 (2.65%) Windows
5 54 (2.10%) VMS
6 47 (1.83%) Unix
7 27 (1.05%) CentOS
8 21 (0.82%) Windows Server
9 12 (0.47%) Mac OS X
10 11 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
10 11 (0.43%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.078%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.039%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.039%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.039%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.039%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.039%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,950 (75.96%) Agile
2 912 (35.53%) Software Engineering
3 907 (35.33%) DevOps
4 767 (29.88%) CI/CD
5 708 (27.58%) Scrum
6 593 (23.10%) Test Automation
7 554 (21.58%) Problem-Solving
8 536 (20.88%) TDD
9 436 (16.98%) Coaching
10 414 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
11 385 (15.00%) Mentoring
12 368 (14.34%) Microservices
13 326 (12.70%) SDLC
14 319 (12.43%) Project Management
15 317 (12.35%) Software Testing
16 299 (11.65%) Project Delivery
17 286 (11.14%) Containerisation
18 280 (10.91%) Infrastructure as Code
19 279 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
20 277 (10.79%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 619 (24.11%) JavaScript
2 584 (22.75%) Java
3 534 (20.80%) Python
4 423 (16.48%) SQL
5 286 (11.14%) TypeScript
6 282 (10.99%) C#
7 201 (7.83%) PowerShell
8 190 (7.40%) Go
9 178 (6.93%) Bash
10 158 (6.16%) Groovy
11 121 (4.71%) C
12 98 (3.82%) Ruby
13 82 (3.19%) Scala
14 81 (3.16%) C++
15 55 (2.14%) ES6
15 55 (2.14%) Kotlin
16 52 (2.03%) Apple Swift
17 46 (1.79%) PHP
18 42 (1.64%) Rust
19 36 (1.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 364 (14.18%) Degree
2 123 (4.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 97 (3.78%) Security Cleared
4 66 (2.57%) SC Cleared
5 26 (1.01%) PMI Certification
6 21 (0.82%) ISTQB
7 20 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
7 20 (0.78%) PMP
8 15 (0.58%) DBS Check
9 14 (0.55%) ISEB
10 10 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
10 10 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (0.27%) Master's Degree
12 6 (0.23%) CISSP
12 6 (0.23%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.16%) BC Cleared
13 4 (0.16%) CEH
13 4 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
14 3 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 363 (14.14%) QA
2 101 (3.93%) Automotive SPICE
3 65 (2.53%) MISRA
4 52 (2.03%) Accessibility
5 31 (1.21%) GRC
6 24 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 18 (0.70%) AUTOSAR
7 18 (0.70%) Data Quality
8 15 (0.58%) PMO
9 12 (0.47%) GDPR
9 12 (0.47%) HIPAA
10 11 (0.43%) EMIR
11 10 (0.39%) HL7
12 8 (0.31%) ISO 13485
12 8 (0.31%) SLA
13 6 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 5 (0.19%) IEC 62304
14 5 (0.19%) ISO 9001
15 4 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
15 4 (0.16%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 479 (18.66%) Docker
2 32 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 14 (0.55%) HDFS
5 13 (0.51%) Active Directory
6 12 (0.47%) Apache Flume
6 12 (0.47%) vSphere
7 11 (0.43%) Firmware
8 4 (0.16%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.12%) XenApp
9 3 (0.12%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.039%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.039%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 596 (23.22%) Kubernetes
2 394 (15.35%) Terraform
3 237 (9.23%) Ansible
4 71 (2.77%) Grafana
5 63 (2.45%) Prometheus
6 61 (2.38%) Puppet
7 30 (1.17%) HAProxy
8 27 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (0.70%) Packer
10 9 (0.35%) Istio
11 6 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.19%) HP Fortify
13 4 (0.16%) HP ALM
13 4 (0.16%) Kubeflow
13 4 (0.16%) Nagios
14 3 (0.12%) Rancher
14 3 (0.12%) WSUS
15 2 (0.078%) Consul
15 2 (0.078%) Icinga
15 2 (0.078%) Kibana
Vendors
1 269 (10.48%) Microsoft
2 128 (4.99%) Google
3 91 (3.54%) Facebook
4 79 (3.08%) Oracle
5 72 (2.80%) IBM
6 43 (1.68%) Splunk
7 41 (1.60%) VMware
8 40 (1.56%) Dell
9 39 (1.52%) Cadence
10 30 (1.17%) F5
10 30 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
11 29 (1.13%) Apple
11 29 (1.13%) Sun
12 27 (1.05%) SAP
13 22 (0.86%) Xamarin
14 21 (0.82%) Atlassian
15 20 (0.78%) QinetiQ
16 19 (0.74%) Databricks
17 17 (0.66%) PayPal
17 17 (0.66%) Recurly