Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Delivery
UK
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 264 260 285
Rank change year-on-year -4 +25 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Delivery 1,751 2,189 2,161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.23% 1.31% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.43% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,295 1,642 1,441
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £39,834 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 130,644 153,148 161,670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.10% 91.77% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 102,586 121,924 127,615
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
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 17 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Delivery in the UK

Software Delivery
Top 16 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 17 September 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 +5 1,640 £62,500 +8.70% 207
UK excluding London -33 1,017 £52,500 +5.00% 170
London +45 695 £80,000 +14.29% 60
North of England -7 373 £52,500 +10.53% 42
South East -42 262 £55,000 - 37
North West +17 227 £50,000 +5.26% 17
Yorkshire -21 137 £52,500 +10.53% 20
Midlands +47 125 £50,000 - 34
South West -33 95 £54,000 +8.00% 21
West Midlands +46 94 £50,000 - 27
East of England +25 87 £52,500 -8.70% 13
Scotland -63 45 £50,000 +25.00% 18
East Midlands +15 31 £47,500 -18.10% 7
Wales +5 29 £45,000 -8.24% 5
North East +16 9 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Northern Ireland -22 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 1,168 (66.70%) Agile Software Development
2 450 (25.70%) Scrum
3 427 (24.39%) DevOps
4 378 (21.59%) Java
5 370 (21.13%) Finance
6 313 (17.88%) SDLC
7 309 (17.65%) Software Engineering
8 305 (17.42%) Project Delivery
9 303 (17.30%) Problem-Solving
10 302 (17.25%) Test Automation
11 298 (17.02%) Degree
12 292 (16.68%) C#
13 276 (15.76%) SQL
14 274 (15.65%) Azure
15 272 (15.53%) Project Management
16 270 (15.42%) AWS
17 264 (15.08%) .NET
18 242 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
19 237 (13.54%) JavaScript
20 235 (13.42%) Continuous Improvement
21 220 (12.56%) Mentoring
22 218 (12.45%) JIRA
23 215 (12.28%) Microservices
24 212 (12.11%) TDD
25 209 (11.94%) Docker
26 201 (11.48%) Microsoft
27 196 (11.19%) Python
28 191 (10.91%) QA
29 190 (10.85%) Stakeholder Management
30 189 (10.79%) Jenkins

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
1 107 (6.11%) Confluence
2 38 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
3 34 (1.94%) Cloud Foundry
4 26 (1.48%) SharePoint
4 26 (1.48%) WebSphere
5 23 (1.31%) IIS
6 18 (1.03%) CMS
7 12 (0.69%) JBoss
7 12 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (0.63%) EPiServer
8 11 (0.63%) SAS
9 8 (0.46%) nginx
10 7 (0.40%) Apache
10 7 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (0.40%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.34%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.23%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.23%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.17%) Anypoint
Applications
1 46 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (1.60%) Microsoft Project
4 19 (1.09%) Chatbot
4 19 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.17%) Gliffy
7 3 (0.17%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 17 (0.97%) SAP Hybris
2 12 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.57%) thinkFolio
5 9 (0.51%) Markit EDM
6 7 (0.40%) Magento
6 7 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
7 6 (0.34%) NetSuite
7 6 (0.34%) Workday HCM
8 4 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.11%) Exstream
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.11%) SAP IBP
9 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (0.11%) Temenos T24
10 1 (0.057%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.057%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 274 (15.65%) Azure
2 270 (15.42%) AWS
3 88 (5.03%) SaaS
4 78 (4.45%) GCP
5 72 (4.11%) GitHub
6 57 (3.26%) Serverless
7 52 (2.97%) PaaS
8 40 (2.28%) Amazon S3
9 36 (2.06%) Power Platform
10 31 (1.77%) IaaS
11 30 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
11 30 (1.71%) AWS Lambda
12 26 (1.48%) Route 53
13 25 (1.43%) BrowserStack
13 25 (1.43%) Sauce Labs
14 24 (1.37%) Trello
15 22 (1.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 21 (1.20%) Amazon ECS
17 20 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
18 19 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 73 (4.17%) Broadband
2 30 (1.71%) HTTP
3 26 (1.48%) DNS
4 13 (0.74%) Firewall
5 12 (0.69%) SAN
6 8 (0.46%) Internet
7 7 (0.40%) Network Security
8 6 (0.34%) FTP
8 6 (0.34%) SSL
9 5 (0.29%) LAN
9 5 (0.29%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.23%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.23%) RIP
10 4 (0.23%) VPN
10 4 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.23%) Wireless
11 3 (0.17%) DHCP
11 3 (0.17%) IPsec
12 2 (0.11%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (9.88%) NoSQL
2 169 (9.65%) SQL Server
3 121 (6.91%) MySQL
4 112 (6.40%) MongoDB
5 98 (5.60%) Big Data
6 74 (4.23%) Relational Database
7 55 (3.14%) Neo4j
8 36 (2.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 35 (2.00%) Power BI
10 31 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
11 29 (1.66%) CouchDB
12 27 (1.54%) Blockchain
13 25 (1.43%) RDBMS
14 22 (1.26%) Redis
14 22 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 21 (1.20%) Hadoop
15 21 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
16 19 (1.09%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 17 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
18 15 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 218 (12.45%) JIRA
2 189 (10.79%) Jenkins
3 186 (10.62%) Git (software)
4 106 (6.05%) Selenium
5 60 (3.43%) Cucumber
6 32 (1.83%) Appium
6 32 (1.83%) TeamCity
7 31 (1.77%) GitLab
8 29 (1.66%) Visual Studio
9 25 (1.43%) Maven
10 24 (1.37%) SoapUI
11 22 (1.26%) WebDriver
12 21 (1.20%) Robot Framework
13 18 (1.03%) HP UFT
13 18 (1.03%) Zephyr
14 17 (0.97%) TestRail
15 16 (0.91%) Gradle
15 16 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
16 15 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
17 13 (0.74%) Calabash
General
1 370 (21.13%) Finance
2 139 (7.94%) Retail
3 112 (6.40%) Banking
4 51 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 42 (2.40%) Electronics
5 42 (2.40%) Public Sector
6 39 (2.23%) Manufacturing
7 33 (1.88%) Marketing
8 27 (1.54%) Financial Institution
9 22 (1.26%) Advertising
10 18 (1.03%) Back Office
11 14 (0.80%) Games
11 14 (0.80%) Retail Banking
12 13 (0.74%) Fire and Rescue
12 13 (0.74%) Legal
12 13 (0.74%) Police
13 8 (0.46%) Front Office
14 7 (0.40%) Automotive
14 7 (0.40%) Billing
15 6 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 311 (17.76%) Developer
2 273 (15.59%) Analyst
3 183 (10.45%) Business Analyst
4 168 (9.59%) Project Manager
5 149 (8.51%) DevOps Engineer
6 111 (6.34%) Delivery Manager
7 108 (6.17%) Architect
8 97 (5.54%) Software Engineer
8 97 (5.54%) Software Manager
9 96 (5.48%) Senior Developer
10 93 (5.31%) Java Developer
11 81 (4.63%) Agile Business Analyst
12 79 (4.51%) Software Project Manager
13 69 (3.94%) Senior DevOps
14 67 (3.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 59 (3.37%) Senior Analyst
16 50 (2.86%) .NET Developer
16 50 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
17 47 (2.68%) Development Manager
18 45 (2.57%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (15.08%) .NET
2 176 (10.05%) CSS
3 174 (9.94%) HTML
4 123 (7.02%) Web Services
5 122 (6.97%) REST
6 99 (5.65%) RESTful
7 92 (5.25%) AngularJS
8 84 (4.80%) Node.js
9 81 (4.63%) HTML5
10 72 (4.11%) XML
11 63 (3.60%) Spring
12 60 (3.43%) ASP.NET
13 59 (3.37%) SOAP
14 50 (2.86%) JSON
15 49 (2.80%) React
16 47 (2.68%) jQuery
17 45 (2.57%) .NET Core
18 44 (2.51%) ASP.NET Web API
19 34 (1.94%) Elastic Stack
19 34 (1.94%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 143 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (6.57%) User Experience
3 109 (6.23%) Enterprise Software
4 94 (5.37%) Self-Motivation
5 71 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
6 53 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 49 (2.80%) Cloud Native
8 35 (2.00%) Management Information System
9 33 (1.88%) Virtual Team
10 24 (1.37%) Robotics
11 16 (0.91%) iPad
12 13 (0.74%) Public Cloud
13 11 (0.63%) Driving Licence
13 11 (0.63%) Equities
14 10 (0.57%) Acoustics
14 10 (0.57%) CMDB
14 10 (0.57%) Data Centre
14 10 (0.57%) Fibre Optics
15 9 (0.51%) PMI
16 8 (0.46%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 127 (7.25%) Linux
2 102 (5.83%) Windows
3 32 (1.83%) Android
4 29 (1.66%) Apple iOS
5 27 (1.54%) Unix
6 17 (0.97%) Mac OS
7 12 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.57%) CentOS
9 9 (0.51%) Windows Server
10 8 (0.46%) AIX
11 7 (0.40%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.11%) Debian
13 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.057%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.057%) Solaris
14 1 (0.057%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.057%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,168 (66.70%) Agile Software Development
2 450 (25.70%) Scrum
3 427 (24.39%) DevOps
4 313 (17.88%) SDLC
5 309 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 305 (17.42%) Project Delivery
7 303 (17.30%) Problem-Solving
8 302 (17.25%) Test Automation
9 272 (15.53%) Project Management
10 242 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
11 235 (13.42%) Continuous Improvement
12 220 (12.56%) Mentoring
13 215 (12.28%) Microservices
14 212 (12.11%) TDD
15 190 (10.85%) Stakeholder Management
16 176 (10.05%) Waterfall
17 156 (8.91%) User Stories
18 153 (8.74%) BDD
19 147 (8.40%) Computer Science
20 146 (8.34%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 378 (21.59%) Java
2 292 (16.68%) C#
3 276 (15.76%) SQL
4 237 (13.54%) JavaScript
5 196 (11.19%) Python
6 84 (4.80%) Ruby
7 79 (4.51%) C++
8 65 (3.71%) Scala
9 62 (3.54%) C
10 48 (2.74%) Java 8
11 42 (2.40%) Groovy
12 39 (2.23%) Bash Shell
13 36 (2.06%) PowerShell
13 36 (2.06%) T-SQL
14 31 (1.77%) Go
15 28 (1.60%) TypeScript
16 25 (1.43%) PHP
17 19 (1.09%) ANSI C
18 13 (0.74%) Kotlin
18 13 (0.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 298 (17.02%) Degree
2 96 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 69 (3.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 52 (2.97%) DV Cleared
5 47 (2.68%) SC Cleared
6 28 (1.60%) Master's Degree
6 28 (1.60%) PMI Certification
7 27 (1.54%) PMP
8 21 (1.20%) ISEB
9 20 (1.14%) ISTQB
10 14 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (0.57%) DBS Check
12 9 (0.51%) CISSP
12 9 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.34%) CISM
14 4 (0.23%) APMP
14 4 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
15 3 (0.17%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (10.91%) QA
2 21 (1.20%) PMO
3 19 (1.09%) GDPR
4 17 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 12 (0.69%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.63%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.23%) SEPA
7 4 (0.23%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.17%) PSD2
9 1 (0.057%) COBIT
9 1 (0.057%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.057%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.057%) ISO 26262
9 1 (0.057%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.057%) MiFID
9 1 (0.057%) NIST
9 1 (0.057%) SLA
System Software
1 209 (11.94%) Docker
2 20 (1.14%) Firmware
3 12 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.29%) etcd
6 5 (0.29%) vSphere
6 5 (0.29%) XenApp
7 4 (0.23%) OpenSSH
8 3 (0.17%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.17%) HDFS
9 2 (0.11%) KVM
10 1 (0.057%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.057%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.057%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.057%) LXC
Systems Management
1 178 (10.17%) Kubernetes
2 128 (7.31%) Terraform
3 113 (6.45%) Ansible
4 74 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
5 67 (3.83%) Puppet
6 32 (1.83%) CA Service Virtualization
7 24 (1.37%) Packer
8 19 (1.09%) Rancher
9 17 (0.97%) Kibana
10 16 (0.91%) Nagios
11 15 (0.86%) Grafana
12 13 (0.74%) Prometheus
13 12 (0.69%) logstash
14 11 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
15 7 (0.40%) Consul
15 7 (0.40%) HP ALM
15 7 (0.40%) SCCM
16 6 (0.34%) vCenter Server
17 5 (0.29%) Istio
17 5 (0.29%) linkerd
Vendors
1 201 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 127 (7.25%) Oracle
3 59 (3.37%) SAP
4 56 (3.20%) Google
5 34 (1.94%) CA
6 32 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
7 29 (1.66%) Pega
8 27 (1.54%) hybris
9 19 (1.09%) Sitecore
10 18 (1.03%) Freescale
10 18 (1.03%) MuleSoft
10 18 (1.03%) Renesas
10 18 (1.03%) Tableau
11 17 (0.97%) Perfecto Mobile
11 17 (0.97%) Red Hat
12 13 (0.74%) VMware
13 12 (0.69%) Alteryx
13 12 (0.69%) BMC
13 12 (0.69%) HP
13 12 (0.69%) Remedy