Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Delivery
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 261 275 303
Rank change year-on-year +14 +28 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Delivery 2,029 2,177 1,943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.34% 1.23% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.34% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,471 1,688 1,656
UK median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.45% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,525 £33,217
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 138,888 162,355 159,565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.75% 91.84% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 109,515 131,738 131,606
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £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% -

Software Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Delivery in the UK

Software Delivery
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Software Delivery in the UK

Software Delivery
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Delivery over the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Delivery in the UK

Software Delivery
Top 15 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 20 February 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 +21 1,897 £60,000 +9.09% 240
UK excluding London +15 1,158 £50,000 - 153
London +32 841 £72,500 +3.57% 106
South East +60 328 £56,500 +13.00% 34
North of England -25 298 £50,000 - 50
Midlands +67 217 £50,000 +5.26% 21
West Midlands +98 196 £46,750 -1.58% 15
Yorkshire 0 143 £50,000 - 27
North West -25 136 £50,000 +5.26% 21
South West +5 128 £45,875 -11.78% 18
East of England +76 82 £50,000 -4.76% 11
Scotland -61 53 £47,750 -4.50% 10
Wales +17 52 £52,000 +38.67% 7
East Midlands -16 21 £57,500 +15.00% 6
North East +18 19 £50,000 -4.76% 2

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 1,496 (73.73%) Agile Software Development
2 596 (29.37%) Scrum
3 515 (25.38%) Finance
4 469 (23.11%) Java
5 422 (20.80%) SDLC
6 406 (20.01%) DevOps
7 405 (19.96%) Project Management
8 379 (18.68%) Amazon AWS
9 366 (18.04%) Software Engineering
10 335 (16.51%) JavaScript
11 317 (15.62%) TDD
12 300 (14.79%) Continuous Integration
13 296 (14.59%) Degree
14 293 (14.44%) C#
15 292 (14.39%) Test Automation
16 282 (13.90%) Stakeholder Management
17 278 (13.70%) .NET
18 274 (13.50%) Microsoft Azure
19 270 (13.31%) SQL
20 268 (13.21%) Mentoring
21 243 (11.98%) Problem-Solving
22 242 (11.93%) Git (software)
22 242 (11.93%) BDD
23 241 (11.88%) JIRA
24 230 (11.34%) Waterfall
25 223 (10.99%) Microsoft
26 222 (10.94%) Continuous Improvement
27 210 (10.35%) Python
28 209 (10.30%) Linux
29 208 (10.25%) HTML

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
1 106 (5.22%) Confluence
2 51 (2.51%) CMS
3 49 (2.41%) Cloud Foundry
4 44 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
5 38 (1.87%) Apache
5 38 (1.87%) IIS
6 34 (1.68%) Tomcat
7 28 (1.38%) nginx
8 23 (1.13%) SharePoint
9 21 (1.03%) Mule
10 13 (0.64%) Apache Spark
11 12 (0.59%) WebSphere
12 11 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
13 9 (0.44%) EPiServer
13 9 (0.44%) WebLogic
14 8 (0.39%) JBoss
14 8 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (0.34%) Anypoint
15 7 (0.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 6 (0.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 36 (1.77%) Microsoft Project
2 27 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
5 18 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.69%) Mingle
7 4 (0.20%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.099%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.099%) InDesign
9 2 (0.099%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.099%) Simulink
9 2 (0.099%) Snapchat
10 1 (0.049%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (0.84%) SAP Hybris
2 15 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.74%) SAP CRM
3 10 (0.49%) Distributed Ledger
4 9 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.34%) Magento
6 6 (0.30%) Teamcenter
6 6 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
7 5 (0.25%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.15%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.099%) Oracle Retail
9 2 (0.099%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.099%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.099%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.099%) SAP FS
9 2 (0.099%) SAP FSCM
10 1 (0.049%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.049%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 379 (18.68%) Amazon AWS
2 274 (13.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 114 (5.62%) SaaS
4 105 (5.17%) GitHub
5 75 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 59 (2.91%) PaaS
7 57 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
8 44 (2.17%) IaaS
9 30 (1.48%) Serverless
10 21 (1.03%) Office 365
11 20 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
12 19 (0.94%) OpenShift
13 18 (0.89%) CloudBees
13 18 (0.89%) Trello
14 17 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
14 17 (0.84%) npm
15 12 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 12 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
15 12 (0.59%) NuGet
15 12 (0.59%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.72%) Internet
2 24 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 19 (0.94%) HTTP
4 18 (0.89%) LAN
5 13 (0.64%) DNS
6 12 (0.59%) WAN
7 11 (0.54%) Firewall
8 10 (0.49%) BIG-IP
8 10 (0.49%) VLAN
9 9 (0.44%) SAN
10 8 (0.39%) SSL
11 6 (0.30%) DHCP
11 6 (0.30%) DSL
12 2 (0.099%) Radio Access Network
12 2 (0.099%) SNMP
12 2 (0.099%) VPN
13 1 (0.049%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.049%) Multicast
13 1 (0.049%) NAS
13 1 (0.049%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (5.82%) SQL Server
2 89 (4.39%) NoSQL
3 72 (3.55%) MongoDB
4 69 (3.40%) Big Data
5 54 (2.66%) Relational Database
6 51 (2.51%) Oracle Database
7 44 (2.17%) MySQL
8 20 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (0.99%) Hadoop
8 20 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (0.89%) Neo4j
10 16 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
10 16 (0.79%) Blockchain
11 15 (0.74%) Redis
12 14 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
14 11 (0.54%) InfluxDB
14 11 (0.54%) Oracle Database 12c
14 11 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 242 (11.93%) Git (software)
2 241 (11.88%) JIRA
3 181 (8.92%) Jenkins
4 124 (6.11%) Selenium
5 96 (4.73%) Visual Studio
6 85 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 79 (3.89%) Maven
8 67 (3.30%) Cucumber
9 64 (3.15%) TeamCity
10 59 (2.91%) JUnit
11 50 (2.46%) Octopus Deploy
12 46 (2.27%) SoapUI
13 42 (2.07%) Subversion
14 37 (1.82%) NUnit
15 36 (1.77%) Sonatype Nexus
16 34 (1.68%) Grunt
17 33 (1.63%) SpecFlow
18 29 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
19 28 (1.38%) SonarQube
20 26 (1.28%) gulp
General
1 515 (25.38%) Finance
2 162 (7.98%) Banking
3 149 (7.34%) Retail
4 66 (3.25%) Marketing
5 48 (2.37%) Games
6 43 (2.12%) Electronics
7 40 (1.97%) Telecoms
8 38 (1.87%) Manufacturing
9 37 (1.82%) Retail Banking
10 30 (1.48%) Back Office
11 22 (1.08%) Advertising
12 18 (0.89%) Financial Institution
13 17 (0.84%) Legal
13 17 (0.84%) Publishing
14 13 (0.64%) Military
15 12 (0.59%) Investment Banking
16 8 (0.39%) Automotive
17 7 (0.34%) Billing
18 5 (0.25%) Aerospace
19 4 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 370 (18.24%) Analyst
2 268 (13.21%) Project Manager
3 265 (13.06%) Developer
4 264 (13.01%) Business Analyst
5 156 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
6 149 (7.34%) DevOps Engineer
6 149 (7.34%) Software Engineer
7 142 (7.00%) Software Manager
8 141 (6.95%) Architect
9 125 (6.16%) Agile Business Analyst
10 103 (5.08%) Software Project Manager
11 85 (4.19%) Senior Analyst
12 83 (4.09%) Senior Developer
13 80 (3.94%) Consultant
13 80 (3.94%) Software Analyst
14 75 (3.70%) Java Developer
14 75 (3.70%) Software Delivery Manager
15 72 (3.55%) Senior Business Analyst
16 70 (3.45%) Agile Delivery Manager
17 65 (3.20%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (13.70%) .NET
2 208 (10.25%) HTML
3 175 (8.62%) CSS
4 169 (8.33%) Web Services
5 139 (6.85%) AngularJS
6 135 (6.65%) Node.js
7 130 (6.41%) REST
8 111 (5.47%) RESTful
9 85 (4.19%) ASP.NET
10 82 (4.04%) XML
11 80 (3.94%) React
12 76 (3.75%) HTML5
12 76 (3.75%) SOAP
13 74 (3.65%) Spring
14 73 (3.60%) JSON
15 69 (3.40%) jQuery
16 52 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
17 50 (2.46%) CSS3
18 48 (2.37%) J2EE
19 47 (2.32%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 196 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
2 142 (7.00%) User Experience
3 96 (4.73%) Fintech
4 87 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
5 78 (3.84%) Mobile App
6 71 (3.50%) Greenfield Project
7 62 (3.06%) Virtual Team
8 61 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
9 47 (2.32%) Cloud Native
10 39 (1.92%) NHS
11 30 (1.48%) Management Information System
12 27 (1.33%) Data Centre
13 23 (1.13%) PMI
14 22 (1.08%) Spread Betting
15 17 (0.84%) SWIFT
16 14 (0.69%) iPad
17 10 (0.49%) Public Cloud
18 8 (0.39%) Blog
19 7 (0.34%) Fat Client
19 7 (0.34%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 209 (10.30%) Linux
2 174 (8.58%) Windows
3 128 (6.31%) Unix
4 51 (2.51%) Apple iOS
5 32 (1.58%) Android
6 28 (1.38%) Windows Server
7 23 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (0.84%) Windows 10
8 17 (0.84%) Windows 7
9 13 (0.64%) CentOS
10 12 (0.59%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.49%) CoreOS
12 9 (0.44%) Amazon Linux
13 7 (0.34%) AIX
13 7 (0.34%) Windows Phone
13 7 (0.34%) Windows Phone 8
14 6 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.049%) Solaris
16 1 (0.049%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,496 (73.73%) Agile Software Development
2 596 (29.37%) Scrum
3 422 (20.80%) SDLC
4 406 (20.01%) DevOps
5 405 (19.96%) Project Management
6 366 (18.04%) Software Engineering
7 317 (15.62%) TDD
8 300 (14.79%) Continuous Integration
9 292 (14.39%) Test Automation
10 282 (13.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 268 (13.21%) Mentoring
12 243 (11.98%) Problem-Solving
13 242 (11.93%) BDD
14 230 (11.34%) Waterfall
15 222 (10.94%) Continuous Improvement
16 181 (8.92%) Business Analysis
16 181 (8.92%) Continuous Delivery
17 177 (8.72%) Microservices
18 168 (8.28%) Kanban
19 160 (7.89%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 469 (23.11%) Java
2 335 (16.51%) JavaScript
3 293 (14.44%) C#
4 270 (13.31%) SQL
5 210 (10.35%) Python
6 92 (4.53%) Ruby
7 77 (3.79%) PowerShell
8 48 (2.37%) Bash Shell
9 46 (2.27%) C
10 44 (2.17%) Java 8
11 37 (1.82%) C++
11 37 (1.82%) ES6
12 29 (1.43%) PHP
13 28 (1.38%) Scala
14 27 (1.33%) Shell Script
15 25 (1.23%) Perl
16 20 (0.99%) Go
17 18 (0.89%) PL/SQL
18 16 (0.79%) VB
19 13 (0.64%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 296 (14.59%) Degree
2 102 (5.03%) Security Cleared
3 89 (4.39%) ISEB
4 72 (3.55%) PMP
5 60 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 60 (2.96%) SC Cleared
6 46 (2.27%) PMI Certification
7 38 (1.87%) ISTQB
8 31 (1.53%) DV Cleared
9 23 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 23 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 17 (0.84%) MCDST
11 15 (0.74%) MBA
12 12 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 8 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
15 7 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
16 5 (0.25%) AWS Certification
16 5 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 4 (0.20%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (8.82%) QA
2 24 (1.18%) PMO
3 18 (0.89%) SEPA
4 15 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 14 (0.69%) ISO 9000
6 13 (0.64%) GDPR
7 12 (0.59%) SLA
7 12 (0.59%) WCAG
8 11 (0.54%) ISO 20022
9 9 (0.44%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.20%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
11 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.049%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.049%) PSD2
System Software
1 188 (9.27%) Docker
2 24 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (0.64%) Active Directory
5 11 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
6 10 (0.49%) iptables
7 6 (0.30%) vSphere
7 6 (0.30%) XenApp
8 5 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.25%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.15%) etcd
10 3 (0.15%) HDFS
11 2 (0.099%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.099%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.099%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.049%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.049%) NFS
12 1 (0.049%) SRDF
12 1 (0.049%) Xen
Systems Management
1 149 (7.34%) Ansible
2 98 (4.83%) Kubernetes
3 97 (4.78%) Puppet
4 77 (3.79%) Terraform
5 63 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (1.23%) SCCM
7 21 (1.03%) Kibana
8 20 (0.99%) HAProxy
9 18 (0.89%) Grafana
10 17 (0.84%) IBM BigFix
10 17 (0.84%) WSUS
11 15 (0.74%) Prometheus
12 14 (0.69%) logstash
12 14 (0.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 10 (0.49%) HP ALM
14 7 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
14 7 (0.34%) Rancher
14 7 (0.34%) Salt
14 7 (0.34%) vCenter Server
15 6 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 223 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 161 (7.93%) Oracle
3 86 (4.24%) SAP
4 79 (3.89%) Google
5 37 (1.82%) IBM
6 33 (1.63%) hybris
6 33 (1.63%) Splunk
7 31 (1.53%) VMware
8 29 (1.43%) Atlassian
9 27 (1.33%) Sitecore
10 25 (1.23%) ATG
10 25 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
11 21 (1.03%) Red Hat
11 21 (1.03%) Telerik
12 18 (0.89%) Intel
13 17 (0.84%) Ivanti
13 17 (0.84%) Sun
14 15 (0.74%) AppDynamics
15 13 (0.64%) TOWER Software
16 11 (0.54%) HP