Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Delivery
UK
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 266 252 276
Rank change year-on-year -14 +24 +14
Permanent jobs citing Software Delivery 1,663 2,253 2,316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.21% 1.38% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.50% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,294 1,673 1,563
UK median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,800 £32,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £86,250 £93,750
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 126,225 150,194 166,677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.06% 91.82% 92.21%
Number of salaries quoted 99,734 119,570 131,835
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 £85,000 £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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -17 1,562 £60,000 - 234
UK excluding London -23 980 £52,500 +5.00% 192
London -8 642 £80,000 +14.29% 70
North of England +16 326 £51,500 +8.11% 73
South East -41 296 £55,000 - 41
Yorkshire +11 168 £52,500 +10.53% 34
North West 0 151 £49,000 -2.00% 31
Midlands +16 127 £52,500 +5.00% 30
West Midlands +10 95 £55,000 +22.22% 28
East of England +36 93 £52,500 -9.48% 6
South West -46 78 £50,000 +5.26% 14
Scotland -22 36 £55,000 +20.88% 10
East Midlands +5 29 £46,250 -22.92% 2
Wales -14 23 £42,500 -15.00% 18
North East +12 7 £60,000 +20.00% 8
Northern Ireland -4 1 - -

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 1,163 (69.93%) Agile Software Development
2 466 (28.02%) DevOps
3 452 (27.18%) Scrum
4 355 (21.35%) Java
5 348 (20.93%) Finance
6 313 (18.82%) SQL
7 311 (18.70%) Test Automation
8 301 (18.10%) Azure
9 289 (17.38%) SDLC
10 280 (16.84%) C#
11 265 (15.94%) AWS
12 259 (15.57%) Software Engineering
13 255 (15.33%) JavaScript
14 253 (15.21%) JIRA
15 244 (14.67%) Degree
16 241 (14.49%) Project Delivery
17 237 (14.25%) .NET
18 232 (13.95%) Project Management
19 225 (13.53%) Problem-Solving
20 221 (13.29%) Microservices
21 205 (12.33%) Docker
22 201 (12.09%) Python
23 196 (11.79%) TDD
24 192 (11.55%) Git (software)
25 185 (11.12%) QA
26 183 (11.00%) Jenkins
27 179 (10.76%) SQL Server
28 175 (10.52%) Microsoft
29 170 (10.22%) CSS
30 169 (10.16%) Continuous Integration

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
1 120 (7.22%) Confluence
2 39 (2.35%) IIS
3 29 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
4 26 (1.56%) Cloud Foundry
5 21 (1.26%) SharePoint
6 18 (1.08%) SAS
7 17 (1.02%) Tomcat
8 12 (0.72%) WebSphere
9 10 (0.60%) CMS
10 9 (0.54%) nginx
11 7 (0.42%) Apache Spark
11 7 (0.42%) JBoss
12 6 (0.36%) Apache
13 5 (0.30%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
15 3 (0.18%) Anypoint
16 2 (0.12%) Apache Airflow
16 2 (0.12%) Drupal
16 2 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 48 (2.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (1.74%) Microsoft Project
3 27 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.54%) Chatbot
6 7 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.30%) Gliffy
7 5 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (0.18%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (0.60%) NetSuite
2 7 (0.42%) thinkFolio
2 7 (0.42%) Workday HCM
3 6 (0.36%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
4 5 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.30%) Sage X3
4 5 (0.30%) SAP BPC
5 4 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.18%) Primavera
6 3 (0.18%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.18%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.12%) Exstream
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.12%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 301 (18.10%) Azure
2 265 (15.94%) AWS
3 103 (6.19%) SaaS
4 51 (3.07%) GitHub
4 51 (3.07%) Power Platform
5 49 (2.95%) Serverless
6 48 (2.89%) GCP
7 41 (2.47%) PaaS
8 38 (2.29%) Amazon S3
9 35 (2.10%) IaaS
10 29 (1.74%) AWS Lambda
11 28 (1.68%) BrowserStack
12 26 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
13 25 (1.50%) Sauce Labs
14 22 (1.32%) Amazon EKS
15 21 (1.26%) npm
16 20 (1.20%) Trello
17 19 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
17 19 (1.14%) Basecamp
17 19 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.35%) HTTP
2 36 (2.16%) DNS
3 25 (1.50%) SSL
4 24 (1.44%) Firewall
5 13 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.60%) SAN
7 8 (0.48%) Broadband
7 8 (0.48%) Internet
8 7 (0.42%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.36%) VPN
10 5 (0.30%) FTP
10 5 (0.30%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.24%) RIP
11 4 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.18%) DHCP
12 3 (0.18%) IPsec
12 3 (0.18%) Network Security
12 3 (0.18%) Skype
12 3 (0.18%) VoIP
12 3 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (10.76%) SQL Server
2 152 (9.14%) NoSQL
3 113 (6.79%) Big Data
4 95 (5.71%) MySQL
5 88 (5.29%) MongoDB
6 68 (4.09%) Relational Database
7 50 (3.01%) Power BI
8 47 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
9 33 (1.98%) Neo4j
10 32 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 30 (1.80%) Redis
12 29 (1.74%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 27 (1.62%) RDBMS
14 26 (1.56%) Hadoop
15 24 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 21 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
17 20 (1.20%) Data Lake
18 19 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
19 16 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 15 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 253 (15.21%) JIRA
2 192 (11.55%) Git (software)
3 183 (11.00%) Jenkins
4 103 (6.19%) Selenium
5 54 (3.25%) Cucumber
6 43 (2.59%) Maven
7 42 (2.53%) Visual Studio
8 40 (2.41%) TestRail
9 35 (2.10%) Artifactory
10 30 (1.80%) SonarQube
11 29 (1.74%) Appium
11 29 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 27 (1.62%) TeamCity
13 26 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
14 24 (1.44%) Robot Framework
14 24 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
15 23 (1.38%) GitLab
15 23 (1.38%) WebDriver
16 21 (1.26%) HP UFT
17 20 (1.20%) Zephyr
General
1 348 (20.93%) Finance
2 89 (5.35%) Banking
3 85 (5.11%) Retail
4 40 (2.41%) Electronics
5 35 (2.10%) Marketing
6 31 (1.86%) Public Sector
7 27 (1.62%) Telecoms
8 25 (1.50%) Games
9 24 (1.44%) Manufacturing
10 23 (1.38%) Legal
11 15 (0.90%) Back Office
12 14 (0.84%) Advertising
13 12 (0.72%) Front Office
14 8 (0.48%) Automotive
15 6 (0.36%) Fire and Rescue
15 6 (0.36%) Online Betting
15 6 (0.36%) Police
15 6 (0.36%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.30%) French Language
16 5 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 342 (20.57%) Developer
2 231 (13.89%) Analyst
3 157 (9.44%) Business Analyst
4 145 (8.72%) Project Manager
5 139 (8.36%) DevOps Engineer
6 99 (5.95%) Senior Developer
7 92 (5.53%) Architect
7 92 (5.53%) Delivery Manager
8 86 (5.17%) Java Developer
9 75 (4.51%) Software Engineer
10 71 (4.27%) Software Manager
11 53 (3.19%) Agile Business Analyst
12 52 (3.13%) Software Project Manager
13 51 (3.07%) .NET Developer
14 49 (2.95%) Software Developer
15 45 (2.71%) C# Developer
16 41 (2.47%) Senior DevOps
17 39 (2.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 38 (2.29%) Solutions Architect
19 36 (2.16%) Software Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (14.25%) .NET
2 170 (10.22%) CSS
3 163 (9.80%) HTML
4 125 (7.52%) REST
5 123 (7.40%) Web Services
6 117 (7.04%) AngularJS
7 89 (5.35%) Node.js
8 81 (4.87%) HTML5
9 75 (4.51%) React
9 75 (4.51%) RESTful
10 69 (4.15%) Spring
11 67 (4.03%) ASP.NET
12 59 (3.55%) JSON
13 52 (3.13%) .NET Core
14 43 (2.59%) SOAP
15 41 (2.47%) jQuery
16 40 (2.41%) ASP.NET Web API
17 37 (2.22%) .NET Framework
18 35 (2.10%) ASP.NET MVC
19 33 (1.98%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 128 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
2 118 (7.10%) User Experience
3 89 (5.35%) Self-Motivation
4 85 (5.11%) Greenfield Project
5 57 (3.43%) Mobile App
6 46 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
7 43 (2.59%) Cloud Native
8 34 (2.04%) Management Information System
9 16 (0.96%) Virtual Team
10 15 (0.90%) CMDB
10 15 (0.90%) Data Centre
10 15 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 13 (0.78%) Reinsurance
12 11 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (0.60%) Online Games
14 9 (0.54%) PMI
14 9 (0.54%) Robotics
15 8 (0.48%) Equities
16 7 (0.42%) Driving Licence
16 7 (0.42%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 132 (7.94%) Windows
2 127 (7.64%) Linux
3 40 (2.41%) Android
4 32 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 32 (1.92%) Unix
5 28 (1.68%) Windows Server
6 25 (1.50%) Mac OS
7 13 (0.78%) CentOS
7 13 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.42%) AIX
8 7 (0.42%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.12%) Debian
10 2 (0.12%) OS/400
11 1 (0.060%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.060%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.060%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.060%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,163 (69.93%) Agile Software Development
2 466 (28.02%) DevOps
3 452 (27.18%) Scrum
4 311 (18.70%) Test Automation
5 289 (17.38%) SDLC
6 259 (15.57%) Software Engineering
7 241 (14.49%) Project Delivery
8 232 (13.95%) Project Management
9 225 (13.53%) Problem-Solving
10 221 (13.29%) Microservices
11 196 (11.79%) TDD
12 169 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
13 168 (10.10%) Mentoring
14 166 (9.98%) Waterfall
15 149 (8.96%) Computer Science
15 149 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
16 140 (8.42%) Kanban
17 134 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
18 125 (7.52%) User Stories
19 119 (7.16%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 355 (21.35%) Java
2 313 (18.82%) SQL
3 280 (16.84%) C#
4 255 (15.33%) JavaScript
5 201 (12.09%) Python
6 76 (4.57%) Ruby
7 73 (4.39%) C
8 61 (3.67%) C++
9 54 (3.25%) Bash Shell
9 54 (3.25%) T-SQL
10 53 (3.19%) Scala
11 51 (3.07%) PowerShell
12 42 (2.53%) Java 8
13 33 (1.98%) TypeScript
14 31 (1.86%) Go
14 31 (1.86%) PHP
15 29 (1.74%) Groovy
16 23 (1.38%) ANSI C
17 22 (1.32%) Kotlin
18 11 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 244 (14.67%) Degree
2 90 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 86 (5.17%) Security Cleared
4 41 (2.47%) SC Cleared
5 38 (2.29%) DV Cleared
6 25 (1.50%) Master's Degree
7 21 (1.26%) PMI Certification
8 20 (1.20%) ISTQB
9 19 (1.14%) PMP
10 18 (1.08%) ISEB
11 11 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (0.66%) SAFe Agilist
12 10 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (0.48%) DBS Check
14 6 (0.36%) CISM
14 6 (0.36%) CISSP
14 6 (0.36%) HNC
15 4 (0.24%) APMP
15 4 (0.24%) IIBA
15 4 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (11.12%) QA
2 15 (0.90%) GDPR
3 13 (0.78%) PMO
4 12 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 12 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.54%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.30%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.12%) COBIT
8 2 (0.12%) NIST
8 2 (0.12%) PSD2
9 1 (0.060%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.060%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.060%) ISO 26262
9 1 (0.060%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.060%) MiFID
9 1 (0.060%) SEPA
9 1 (0.060%) SLA
System Software
1 205 (12.33%) Docker
2 23 (1.38%) Firmware
3 7 (0.42%) OpenSSH
3 7 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.36%) HDFS
5 5 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.30%) etcd
5 5 (0.30%) vSphere
6 4 (0.24%) XenApp
7 3 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.12%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.060%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.060%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.060%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.060%) KVM
Systems Management
1 166 (9.98%) Kubernetes
2 120 (7.22%) Terraform
3 118 (7.10%) Ansible
4 86 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
5 81 (4.87%) Puppet
6 28 (1.68%) Packer
7 27 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
8 20 (1.20%) CA Service Virtualization
9 13 (0.78%) Rancher
10 10 (0.60%) SCCM
11 8 (0.48%) HP ALM
11 8 (0.48%) Nagios
11 8 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (0.42%) StatsD
13 6 (0.36%) Consul
13 6 (0.36%) Kibana
13 6 (0.36%) Oozie
14 5 (0.30%) Ambari
14 5 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
14 5 (0.30%) Istio
Vendors
1 175 (10.52%) Microsoft
2 99 (5.95%) Oracle
3 36 (2.16%) SAP
4 32 (1.92%) Google
5 25 (1.50%) Atlassian
6 23 (1.38%) Tableau
6 23 (1.38%) WorldPay
7 22 (1.32%) CA
7 22 (1.32%) Freescale
7 22 (1.32%) Renesas
8 21 (1.26%) HP
9 20 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
10 19 (1.14%) Facebook
11 17 (1.02%) FIS
11 17 (1.02%) Splunk
12 13 (0.78%) Alteryx
12 13 (0.78%) Black Duck
12 13 (0.78%) Perfecto Mobile
13 11 (0.66%) Workday
14 10 (0.60%) MuleSoft