Period
to 16 June 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 16 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Delivery
UK
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 260 265 319
Rank change year-on-year +5 +54 -19
Permanent jobs citing Software Delivery 1,881 2,186 1,795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.31% 1.27% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.38% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,361 1,689 1,445
UK median annual salary £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £80,450 £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 132,132 158,018 157,679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.01% 91.96% 91.71%
Number of salaries quoted 103,594 127,211 128,598
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £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 16 June 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 16 June 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 +27 1,779 £62,500 +16.82% 77
UK excluding London -31 1,033 £50,000 - 53
London +88 825 £75,000 +15.38% 28
North of England -52 332 £55,000 +22.22% 19
South East -28 278 £55,000 +0.92% 5
North West -7 227 £57,500 +27.78% 14
Midlands +62 158 £50,000 - 9
West Midlands +81 135 £50,000 +8.70% 6
South West -2 108 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Yorkshire -60 96 £52,500 +14.13% 5
East of England +72 74 £52,500 -8.70% 4
Scotland -102 44 £49,965 +4.09% 1
Wales +29 38 £41,250 -15.88% 3
East Midlands +3 23 £57,500 +15.00% 3
North East +8 9 £45,000 -10.00%
Northern Ireland -42 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 June 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 1,248 (66.35%) Agile Software Development
2 520 (27.64%) Scrum
3 424 (22.54%) Finance
4 399 (21.21%) Java
5 367 (19.51%) DevOps
6 356 (18.93%) SDLC
7 353 (18.77%) Project Management
8 342 (18.18%) Software Engineering
9 328 (17.44%) Problem-Solving
10 326 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
11 303 (16.11%) Degree
12 285 (15.15%) Test Automation
13 284 (15.10%) Continuous Integration
14 276 (14.67%) C#
15 264 (14.04%) TDD
16 261 (13.88%) .NET
17 256 (13.61%) Continuous Improvement
18 235 (12.49%) Stakeholder Management
19 232 (12.33%) Mentoring
20 229 (12.17%) JIRA
21 225 (11.96%) Git (software)
22 224 (11.91%) Microsoft Azure
23 220 (11.70%) Microsoft
23 220 (11.70%) Microservices
24 219 (11.64%) SQL
25 216 (11.48%) JavaScript
26 211 (11.22%) Docker
27 206 (10.95%) QA
28 199 (10.58%) BDD
29 195 (10.37%) Retail

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 97 (5.16%) Confluence
2 53 (2.82%) Cloud Foundry
3 48 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
4 41 (2.18%) CMS
5 35 (1.86%) SharePoint
6 22 (1.17%) WebSphere
7 20 (1.06%) EPiServer
7 20 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
8 19 (1.01%) Apache
8 19 (1.01%) Tomcat
9 15 (0.80%) nginx
10 12 (0.64%) IIS
11 10 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.48%) JBoss
13 8 (0.43%) Apache Spark
13 8 (0.43%) Mule
14 7 (0.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 4 (0.21%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 56 (2.98%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
4 27 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 25 (1.33%) MS Visio
6 20 (1.06%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.21%) Mingle
7 4 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.11%) Simulink
9 1 (0.053%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.053%) Figma
9 1 (0.053%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 28 (1.49%) SAP Hybris
2 18 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.64%) thinkFolio
4 11 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.58%) Markit EDM
5 10 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (0.43%) Magento
6 8 (0.43%) SAP CRM
7 7 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
8 6 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.11%) SAP IBP
10 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
11 1 (0.053%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.053%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.053%) SAP Business One
11 1 (0.053%) Shopify
11 1 (0.053%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 326 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
2 224 (11.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 89 (4.73%) SaaS
5 85 (4.52%) GitHub
6 56 (2.98%) Serverless
7 51 (2.71%) PaaS
8 30 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
9 28 (1.49%) Amazon S3
10 26 (1.38%) OpenShift
11 24 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
12 22 (1.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 19 (1.01%) IaaS
13 19 (1.01%) Route 53
14 18 (0.96%) Amazon ECS
14 18 (0.96%) Trello
15 17 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
16 16 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
16 16 (0.85%) NuGet
17 15 (0.80%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 72 (3.83%) Broadband
2 22 (1.17%) HTTP
2 22 (1.17%) TCP/IP
3 16 (0.85%) LAN
4 13 (0.69%) Internet
5 12 (0.64%) Firewall
6 10 (0.53%) WAN
7 9 (0.48%) DNS
8 8 (0.43%) SSL
9 6 (0.32%) VPN
10 4 (0.21%) Network Security
10 4 (0.21%) SAN
10 4 (0.21%) SNMP
10 4 (0.21%) Wireless
11 3 (0.16%) VoIP
12 2 (0.11%) Bluetooth
12 2 (0.11%) FTP
12 2 (0.11%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.11%) SMTP
12 2 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (6.86%) NoSQL
1 129 (6.86%) SQL Server
2 106 (5.64%) MongoDB
3 105 (5.58%) MySQL
4 72 (3.83%) Relational Database
5 64 (3.40%) Big Data
6 61 (3.24%) Neo4j
7 33 (1.75%) Hadoop
8 29 (1.54%) Blockchain
8 29 (1.54%) CouchDB
9 28 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 19 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (0.53%) Oracle Database
12 10 (0.53%) Power BI
12 10 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
14 8 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 229 (12.17%) JIRA
2 225 (11.96%) Git (software)
3 191 (10.15%) Jenkins
4 108 (5.74%) Selenium
5 70 (3.72%) Cucumber
6 63 (3.35%) TeamCity
7 50 (2.66%) Visual Studio
8 41 (2.18%) Octopus Deploy
8 41 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 40 (2.13%) Maven
10 39 (2.07%) SoapUI
11 37 (1.97%) GitLab
12 28 (1.49%) JUnit
13 27 (1.44%) Grunt
14 24 (1.28%) Zephyr
15 22 (1.17%) Appium
16 21 (1.12%) Gradle
16 21 (1.12%) JMeter
16 21 (1.12%) Visual Studio Coded UI
16 21 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 424 (22.54%) Finance
2 195 (10.37%) Retail
3 156 (8.29%) Banking
4 49 (2.60%) Marketing
5 44 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 42 (2.23%) Back Office
7 40 (2.13%) Retail Banking
8 35 (1.86%) Financial Institution
9 29 (1.54%) Advertising
10 26 (1.38%) Games
11 25 (1.33%) Manufacturing
12 17 (0.90%) Electronics
13 15 (0.80%) Billing
14 12 (0.64%) Automotive
15 7 (0.37%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.37%) Legal
16 6 (0.32%) Front Office
17 5 (0.27%) Publishing
18 3 (0.16%) Law
19 2 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 372 (19.78%) Analyst
2 256 (13.61%) Business Analyst
3 246 (13.08%) Project Manager
4 228 (12.12%) Developer
5 153 (8.13%) Delivery Manager
6 146 (7.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 139 (7.39%) Architect
8 136 (7.23%) Agile Business Analyst
9 131 (6.96%) Software Manager
10 127 (6.75%) Senior Analyst
11 106 (5.64%) Software Engineer
12 103 (5.48%) Senior Business Analyst
12 103 (5.48%) Software Project Manager
13 84 (4.47%) Java Developer
14 78 (4.15%) Senior DevOps
15 77 (4.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 74 (3.93%) Senior Developer
17 64 (3.40%) Software Analyst
18 61 (3.24%) Software Delivery Manager
19 58 (3.08%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (13.88%) .NET
2 158 (8.40%) HTML
3 146 (7.76%) CSS
4 120 (6.38%) RESTful
5 117 (6.22%) Web Services
6 88 (4.68%) REST
7 84 (4.47%) AngularJS
8 78 (4.15%) XML
9 75 (3.99%) Spring
10 71 (3.77%) Node.js
11 68 (3.62%) HTML5
12 59 (3.14%) SOAP
13 57 (3.03%) ASP.NET
14 42 (2.23%) JSON
15 41 (2.18%) React
16 39 (2.07%) Kafka
17 35 (1.86%) J2EE
17 35 (1.86%) React Native
18 33 (1.75%) Elastic Stack
19 31 (1.65%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 187 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (6.65%) Enterprise Software
3 123 (6.54%) User Experience
4 73 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
5 63 (3.35%) Mobile App
6 57 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
7 52 (2.76%) Cloud Native
8 49 (2.60%) Virtual Team
9 38 (2.02%) Management Information System
10 28 (1.49%) iPad
11 26 (1.38%) NHS
12 24 (1.28%) Public Cloud
13 20 (1.06%) Robotics
14 15 (0.80%) Data Centre
15 14 (0.74%) SWIFT
16 11 (0.58%) Driving Licence
16 11 (0.58%) Equities
17 10 (0.53%) PMI
18 9 (0.48%) W3C
19 7 (0.37%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 133 (7.07%) Linux
2 87 (4.63%) Windows
3 42 (2.23%) Unix
4 24 (1.28%) Android
5 20 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (1.01%) Apple iOS
7 12 (0.64%) AIX
7 12 (0.64%) Windows Server
8 10 (0.53%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.32%) CentOS
10 4 (0.21%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.21%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.16%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.11%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.11%) Debian
12 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.053%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.053%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.053%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,248 (66.35%) Agile Software Development
2 520 (27.64%) Scrum
3 367 (19.51%) DevOps
4 356 (18.93%) SDLC
5 353 (18.77%) Project Management
6 342 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 328 (17.44%) Problem-Solving
8 285 (15.15%) Test Automation
9 284 (15.10%) Continuous Integration
10 264 (14.04%) TDD
11 256 (13.61%) Continuous Improvement
12 235 (12.49%) Stakeholder Management
13 232 (12.33%) Mentoring
14 220 (11.70%) Microservices
15 199 (10.58%) BDD
16 186 (9.89%) Business Analysis
17 158 (8.40%) Waterfall
18 152 (8.08%) E-Commerce
19 144 (7.66%) User Stories
20 143 (7.60%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 399 (21.21%) Java
2 276 (14.67%) C#
3 219 (11.64%) SQL
4 216 (11.48%) JavaScript
5 185 (9.84%) Python
6 81 (4.31%) Ruby
7 51 (2.71%) Scala
8 47 (2.50%) C++
9 45 (2.39%) Java 8
10 39 (2.07%) Groovy
11 37 (1.97%) C
12 33 (1.75%) PHP
13 31 (1.65%) PowerShell
14 27 (1.44%) Bash Shell
14 27 (1.44%) ES6
15 21 (1.12%) Perl
16 20 (1.06%) Go
17 19 (1.01%) PL/SQL
17 19 (1.01%) Shell Script
18 18 (0.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 303 (16.11%) Degree
2 111 (5.90%) Security Cleared
3 66 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 60 (3.19%) ISEB
5 58 (3.08%) PMP
6 49 (2.60%) DV Cleared
7 38 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
8 36 (1.91%) ISTQB
9 31 (1.65%) PMI Certification
10 17 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 12 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (0.58%) CISSP
12 11 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (0.48%) Master's Degree
14 8 (0.43%) MBA
15 7 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 5 (0.27%) A+ Certification
16 5 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
16 5 (0.27%) CompTIA Security+
16 5 (0.27%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (10.95%) QA
2 24 (1.28%) PMO
3 20 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 19 (1.01%) GDPR
5 16 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 13 (0.69%) SEPA
7 8 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
8 4 (0.21%) ISO 20022
8 4 (0.21%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.21%) PSD2
9 3 (0.16%) WCAG
10 1 (0.053%) COBIT
10 1 (0.053%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.053%) ISO 26262
10 1 (0.053%) NCSC
10 1 (0.053%) NIST
10 1 (0.053%) SLA
System Software
1 211 (11.22%) Docker
2 13 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.32%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.27%) vSphere
6 4 (0.21%) Firmware
6 4 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.16%) XenApp
8 2 (0.11%) iptables
8 2 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.053%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.053%) HDFS
9 1 (0.053%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.053%) KVM
9 1 (0.053%) LXC
9 1 (0.053%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.053%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 134 (7.12%) Kubernetes
2 122 (6.49%) Ansible
3 119 (6.33%) Terraform
4 59 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
5 57 (3.03%) Puppet
6 25 (1.33%) Grafana
7 24 (1.28%) CA Service Virtualization
8 22 (1.17%) Kibana
9 20 (1.06%) Prometheus
10 17 (0.90%) Rancher
11 16 (0.85%) logstash
12 15 (0.80%) Packer
13 14 (0.74%) Nagios
14 9 (0.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 8 (0.43%) SCCM
16 5 (0.27%) HAProxy
16 5 (0.27%) vCenter Server
17 4 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
18 2 (0.11%) Istio
18 2 (0.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 220 (11.70%) Microsoft
2 143 (7.60%) Oracle
3 75 (3.99%) Google
4 69 (3.67%) SAP
5 45 (2.39%) hybris
6 36 (1.91%) Sitecore
7 33 (1.75%) Pega
8 32 (1.70%) Atlassian
9 30 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
10 29 (1.54%) CA
11 28 (1.49%) Red Hat
12 21 (1.12%) ATG
13 19 (1.01%) MuleSoft
14 17 (0.90%) VMware
15 14 (0.74%) Cisco
16 13 (0.69%) AppDynamics
16 13 (0.69%) IBM
17 12 (0.64%) Perfecto Mobile
17 12 (0.64%) Splunk
18 11 (0.58%) Remedy