Period
to 5 July 2020

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 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Delivery
UK
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 233 258 263
Rank change year-on-year +25 +5 +51
Permanent jobs citing Software Delivery 1,129 1,922 2,298
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.43% 1.30% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.42% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 979 1,440 1,784
Median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +19.05% -4.55%
10th Percentile £37,250 £38,200 £34,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 72,707 135,811 164,086
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.23% 92.19% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 57,948 106,915 131,880
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,734 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 5 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Software Delivery in the UK

Software Delivery
Top 18 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 5 July 2020. 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 +18 1,051 £60,000 -4.76% 52
UK excluding London +61 668 £52,500 - 42
London -23 440 £77,500 +3.33% 16
South East +120 257 £55,000 -4.35% 11
North of England +45 191 £50,000 -9.09% 13
Yorkshire +118 98 £50,000 -9.09% 7
Midlands +57 77 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Work from Home +88 71 £62,500 -10.71% 4
North West -29 62 £52,500 -4.55% 4
South West +50 51 £48,250 +1.58% 2
West Midlands +23 47 £51,000 +2.00% 2
East of England +56 35 £60,000 - 5
North East +47 32 £49,500 +10.00% 2
East Midlands +78 30 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Wales +13 27 £41,250 -2.94% 1
Scotland +59 15 £40,750 -20.04% 3
Northern Ireland +36 13 £32,500 - 2
Isle of Man - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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.

1 790 (69.97%) Agile Software Development
2 311 (27.55%) Finance
3 286 (25.33%) Java
4 277 (24.53%) Scrum
5 256 (22.67%) DevOps
6 241 (21.35%) AWS
7 212 (18.78%) Azure
8 196 (17.36%) Project Delivery
9 186 (16.47%) .NET
10 180 (15.94%) Software Engineering
11 168 (14.88%) Test Automation
12 159 (14.08%) TDD
13 156 (13.82%) Python
14 154 (13.64%) JavaScript
15 153 (13.55%) C#
16 147 (13.02%) SQL
16 147 (13.02%) JIRA
17 146 (12.93%) Stakeholder Management
18 144 (12.75%) SDLC
19 135 (11.96%) Docker
20 128 (11.34%) Project Management
21 126 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
22 125 (11.07%) Jenkins
23 122 (10.81%) Kubernetes
24 121 (10.72%) Web Services
25 119 (10.54%) Mentoring
26 111 (9.83%) Microservices
26 111 (9.83%) AngularJS
27 110 (9.74%) SQL Server
27 110 (9.74%) Microsoft

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 70 (6.20%) Confluence
2 51 (4.52%) CMS
3 34 (3.01%) IIS
4 25 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (1.86%) Apache
6 18 (1.59%) Tomcat
7 17 (1.51%) Sitecore CMS
8 16 (1.42%) WebSphere
9 15 (1.33%) EPiServer
10 14 (1.24%) SAS
11 13 (1.15%) Apache Spark
12 12 (1.06%) Umbraco
13 7 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.35%) JBoss
15 3 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 3 (0.27%) Apache Pig
15 3 (0.27%) nginx
15 3 (0.27%) SAP EP
16 2 (0.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 21 (1.86%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.24%) Adobe Captivate
4 9 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.27%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.089%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 15 (1.33%) Magento
2 14 (1.24%) FINCAD Analytics
3 12 (1.06%) SAP Hybris
4 6 (0.53%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 3 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.18%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 1 (0.089%) Bloomberg AIM
8 1 (0.089%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.089%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 241 (21.35%) AWS
2 212 (18.78%) Azure
3 105 (9.30%) SaaS
4 54 (4.78%) Serverless
5 45 (3.99%) GitHub
6 44 (3.90%) GCP
7 28 (2.48%) AWS Lambda
8 25 (2.21%) OpenShift
9 22 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
9 22 (1.95%) PaaS
10 16 (1.42%) IaaS
11 15 (1.33%) Boomi
11 15 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
12 14 (1.24%) Power Platform
13 12 (1.06%) Amazon ECS
13 12 (1.06%) Apigee
13 12 (1.06%) Office 365
14 10 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
15 9 (0.80%) Amazon S3
15 9 (0.80%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.57%) HTTP
2 11 (0.97%) LAN
2 11 (0.97%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.71%) SSL
3 8 (0.71%) WAN
4 5 (0.44%) Firewall
4 5 (0.44%) SAN
5 4 (0.35%) Internet
5 4 (0.35%) Skype
6 3 (0.27%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.27%) SSH
7 2 (0.18%) Broadband
7 2 (0.18%) GSM
7 2 (0.18%) MPLS
7 2 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.089%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.089%) DSL
8 1 (0.089%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (9.74%) SQL Server
2 49 (4.34%) NoSQL
3 44 (3.90%) Big Data
4 43 (3.81%) Relational Database
5 31 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (2.30%) Oracle Database
7 24 (2.13%) Hadoop
7 24 (2.13%) MySQL
8 22 (1.95%) Apache Hive
9 19 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 19 (1.68%) RDBMS
10 18 (1.59%) Amazon Athena
11 16 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (1.42%) Impala
11 16 (1.42%) Pentaho
12 14 (1.24%) Power BI
13 12 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (0.89%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 147 (13.02%) JIRA
2 125 (11.07%) Jenkins
3 93 (8.24%) Git (software)
4 48 (4.25%) Postman
5 46 (4.07%) Selenium
6 35 (3.10%) SoapUI
7 30 (2.66%) Maven
8 26 (2.30%) GitLab
8 26 (2.30%) JMeter
9 21 (1.86%) Cucumber
9 21 (1.86%) Octopus Deploy
10 19 (1.68%) Bitbucket
10 19 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 18 (1.59%) TeamCity
11 18 (1.59%) Visual Studio
12 17 (1.51%) SpecFlow
13 15 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
14 12 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
15 11 (0.97%) WebDriver
General
1 311 (27.55%) Finance
2 96 (8.50%) Banking
3 88 (7.79%) Retail
4 29 (2.57%) Front Office
5 24 (2.13%) Public Sector
6 20 (1.77%) Legal
7 19 (1.68%) Billing
7 19 (1.68%) Law
8 17 (1.51%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.15%) Back Office
10 10 (0.89%) Games
11 7 (0.62%) Advertising
11 7 (0.62%) General Ledger
11 7 (0.62%) Marketing
12 6 (0.53%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.53%) Local Government
12 6 (0.53%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.44%) German Language
14 3 (0.27%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 197 (17.45%) Developer
2 153 (13.55%) Analyst
3 107 (9.48%) Project Manager
4 105 (9.30%) DevOps Engineer
5 97 (8.59%) Business Analyst
6 93 (8.24%) Delivery Manager
7 82 (7.26%) Architect
7 82 (7.26%) Java Developer
8 68 (6.02%) Software Manager
9 61 (5.40%) Software Engineer
10 51 (4.52%) Senior Developer
11 49 (4.34%) Software Project Manager
12 44 (3.90%) .NET Developer
13 43 (3.81%) Test Analyst
14 41 (3.63%) Tester
15 37 (3.28%) Senior Manager
16 36 (3.19%) Software Analyst
17 34 (3.01%) Software Delivery Manager
18 32 (2.83%) Delivery Project Manager
18 32 (2.83%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (16.47%) .NET
2 121 (10.72%) Web Services
3 111 (9.83%) AngularJS
4 78 (6.91%) Node.js
5 74 (6.55%) HTML
6 66 (5.85%) CSS
7 58 (5.14%) .NET Framework
8 57 (5.05%) REST
9 55 (4.87%) .NET Core
10 54 (4.78%) Spring
11 52 (4.61%) React
12 42 (3.72%) jQuery
13 37 (3.28%) SOAP
14 34 (3.01%) ASP.NET
15 32 (2.83%) Kafka
16 28 (2.48%) HTML5
17 27 (2.39%) Redux
17 27 (2.39%) RESTful
18 22 (1.95%) ASP.NET Web API
18 22 (1.95%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 66 (5.85%) Greenfield Project
2 55 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (4.34%) Enterprise Software
4 33 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
5 31 (2.75%) iPad
6 28 (2.48%) User Experience
7 26 (2.30%) Cloud Native
8 24 (2.13%) Mobile App
9 22 (1.95%) Fixed Income
10 20 (1.77%) CMDB
11 17 (1.51%) Hedge funds
12 15 (1.33%) Derivative
12 15 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 14 (1.24%) e-Learning
14 10 (0.89%) N-Tier
15 8 (0.71%) Data Centre
15 8 (0.71%) Online Games
15 8 (0.71%) Public Cloud
16 7 (0.62%) Virtual Team
17 6 (0.53%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 74 (6.55%) Linux
2 72 (6.38%) Windows
3 21 (1.86%) Unix
4 16 (1.42%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.24%) Android
6 12 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.62%) CentOS
8 6 (0.53%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.27%) CoreOS
9 3 (0.27%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.27%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.18%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.089%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 790 (69.97%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (24.53%) Scrum
3 256 (22.67%) DevOps
4 196 (17.36%) Project Delivery
5 180 (15.94%) Software Engineering
6 168 (14.88%) Test Automation
7 159 (14.08%) TDD
8 146 (12.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 144 (12.75%) SDLC
10 128 (11.34%) Project Management
11 126 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
12 119 (10.54%) Mentoring
13 111 (9.83%) Microservices
14 97 (8.59%) Continuous Integration
15 89 (7.88%) BDD
16 81 (7.17%) Waterfall
17 80 (7.09%) Kanban
18 77 (6.82%) E-Commerce
19 76 (6.73%) Coaching
20 67 (5.93%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 286 (25.33%) Java
2 156 (13.82%) Python
3 154 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 153 (13.55%) C#
5 147 (13.02%) SQL
6 33 (2.92%) C++
6 33 (2.92%) Ruby
7 31 (2.75%) Bash Shell
8 29 (2.57%) PHP
9 28 (2.48%) Kotlin
10 27 (2.39%) PL/SQL
11 26 (2.30%) TypeScript
12 25 (2.21%) PowerShell
13 23 (2.04%) Shell Script
14 22 (1.95%) Go
15 21 (1.86%) Java 8
16 16 (1.42%) HiveQL
17 15 (1.33%) C
18 14 (1.24%) T-SQL
19 13 (1.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 90 (7.97%) Degree
2 37 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 35 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 29 (2.57%) ISTQB
5 21 (1.86%) SC Cleared
6 17 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (1.42%) Master's Degree
8 14 (1.24%) CIPD
8 14 (1.24%) ISEB
9 13 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (0.97%) MCSD
11 10 (0.89%) DV Cleared
11 10 (0.89%) PMI Certification
12 9 (0.80%) PMP
13 8 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (0.35%) AWS Certification
14 4 (0.35%) Postgraduate
14 4 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
15 3 (0.27%) SAFe Agilist
15 3 (0.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (7.97%) QA
2 13 (1.15%) PMO
3 8 (0.71%) SLA
4 3 (0.27%) COBIT
4 3 (0.27%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.27%) NIST
5 2 (0.18%) IEC 62304
5 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.089%) GDPR
6 1 (0.089%) IFRS
6 1 (0.089%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.089%) NCSC
6 1 (0.089%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.089%) PSD2
6 1 (0.089%) Solvency II
System Software
1 135 (11.96%) Docker
2 21 (1.86%) HDFS
3 7 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (0.53%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.44%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.089%) iptables
7 1 (0.089%) LXC
7 1 (0.089%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 122 (10.81%) Kubernetes
2 90 (7.97%) Terraform
3 67 (5.93%) Ansible
4 54 (4.78%) Opscode Chef
4 54 (4.78%) Puppet
5 15 (1.33%) SCCM
6 13 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (0.89%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 9 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 9 (0.80%) SCOM
9 7 (0.62%) Nagios
9 7 (0.62%) ZABBIX
10 6 (0.53%) Packer
11 5 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
12 4 (0.35%) vCenter Server
13 3 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (0.27%) OpenView
13 3 (0.27%) Prometheus
13 3 (0.27%) Rancher
13 3 (0.27%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 110 (9.74%) Microsoft
2 79 (7.00%) Oracle
3 52 (4.61%) Google
4 23 (2.04%) hybris
5 22 (1.95%) Adobe
5 22 (1.95%) SAP
6 21 (1.86%) HP
7 19 (1.68%) Cloudera
8 18 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
9 17 (1.51%) Sitecore
10 16 (1.42%) Atlassian
11 15 (1.33%) Bloomberg
11 15 (1.33%) Dell
11 15 (1.33%) Splunk
12 14 (1.24%) Informatica
13 13 (1.15%) Demandware
13 13 (1.15%) MuleSoft
14 12 (1.06%) TIBCO
15 11 (0.97%) IBM
15 11 (0.97%) Talend