Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Delivery
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 229 263 279
Rank change year-on-year +34 +16 +26
Permanent jobs citing Software Delivery 1,792 2,029 2,177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.45% 1.34% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.45% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,435 1,471 1,688
UK median annual salary £62,500 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.76% +5.45% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £34,525
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - -

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 113,779 139,575 163,077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.93% 92.20% 92.25%
Number of salaries quoted 90,201 110,131 132,360
UK median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,882 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
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 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 2020.

Salary histogram for Software Delivery in the UK

Software Delivery
Top 17 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 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 +41 1,709 £62,856 +4.76% 237
UK excluding London +32 1,035 £54,000 +8.00% 195
London +18 725 £80,000 +10.34% 64
South East +59 365 £60,000 +6.19% 52
North of England +68 345 £51,500 +3.00% 58
Yorkshire +49 168 £51,500 +3.00% 26
North West +65 149 £50,000 - 24
Midlands -20 141 £55,000 +10.00% 40
West Midlands -54 96 £55,000 +17.65% 30
East of England +49 73 £55,000 +10.00% 6
South West -34 59 £50,000 +8.99% 17
East Midlands +53 41 £58,500 +1.74% 10
North East +19 28 £49,976 -0.05% 8
Wales -29 25 £42,500 -18.27% 7
Scotland +2 19 £48,750 +2.09% 11
Isle of Man - 5 - -
Northern Ireland - 3 £37,500 - 4

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 1,279 (71.37%) Agile Software Development
2 486 (27.12%) Scrum
3 480 (26.79%) Finance
4 435 (24.27%) DevOps
5 400 (22.32%) Java
6 317 (17.69%) .NET
7 316 (17.63%) Test Automation
8 309 (17.24%) AWS
9 304 (16.96%) SDLC
10 296 (16.52%) SQL
11 295 (16.46%) Azure
12 288 (16.07%) C#
13 271 (15.12%) JavaScript
14 269 (15.01%) JIRA
15 262 (14.62%) Software Engineering
16 255 (14.23%) Project Delivery
17 230 (12.83%) Project Management
18 229 (12.78%) Python
19 223 (12.44%) TDD
20 219 (12.22%) Microservices
21 212 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
22 201 (11.22%) Docker
23 198 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
24 191 (10.66%) SQL Server
24 191 (10.66%) Degree
25 187 (10.44%) Mentoring
26 185 (10.32%) Git (software)
27 183 (10.21%) Microsoft
28 176 (9.82%) Jenkins
29 167 (9.32%) QA

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
1 135 (7.53%) Confluence
2 65 (3.63%) IIS
3 30 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
4 27 (1.51%) CMS
5 24 (1.34%) Tomcat
6 23 (1.28%) WebSphere
7 17 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
8 14 (0.78%) Apache
9 13 (0.73%) Apache Spark
10 11 (0.61%) SAS
11 10 (0.56%) SharePoint
12 9 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
13 8 (0.45%) nginx
14 7 (0.39%) EPiServer
14 7 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
15 6 (0.33%) JBoss
15 6 (0.33%) Umbraco
16 4 (0.22%) DataSynapse
16 4 (0.22%) WordPress
17 3 (0.17%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 51 (2.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.45%) Adobe Captivate
6 7 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.22%) Gliffy
8 2 (0.11%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.056%) Simulink
9 1 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (1.12%) FINCAD Analytics
2 16 (0.89%) Magento
3 8 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
4 7 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.28%) Sage X3
5 5 (0.28%) SAP BPC
6 4 (0.22%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.22%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.22%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.17%) Primavera
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.056%) Bloomberg AIM
9 1 (0.056%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.056%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.056%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.056%) SAP EWM
9 1 (0.056%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.056%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 309 (17.24%) AWS
2 295 (16.46%) Azure
3 113 (6.31%) SaaS
4 68 (3.79%) Serverless
5 43 (2.40%) AWS Lambda
6 40 (2.23%) PaaS
7 39 (2.18%) GitHub
8 37 (2.06%) Amazon S3
8 37 (2.06%) IaaS
9 35 (1.95%) GCP
10 30 (1.67%) Power Platform
11 27 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
11 27 (1.51%) npm
12 23 (1.28%) Basecamp
12 23 (1.28%) Trello
13 20 (1.12%) Amazon EKS
14 18 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 16 (0.89%) Route 53
16 15 (0.84%) Amazon Cognito
16 15 (0.84%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.01%) HTTP
2 26 (1.45%) SSL
3 23 (1.28%) Firewall
4 22 (1.23%) DNS
4 22 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.67%) Internet
6 8 (0.45%) VPN
7 6 (0.33%) SAN
7 6 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.22%) 802.11
8 4 (0.22%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.22%) Kerberos
8 4 (0.22%) SNMP
9 2 (0.11%) PCoIP
9 2 (0.11%) Wireless
10 1 (0.056%) Broadband
10 1 (0.056%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.056%) LAN
10 1 (0.056%) Skype
10 1 (0.056%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (10.66%) SQL Server
2 110 (6.14%) NoSQL
3 90 (5.02%) Big Data
4 57 (3.18%) MySQL
5 52 (2.90%) Relational Database
6 42 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
7 41 (2.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 41 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
8 38 (2.12%) MongoDB
9 29 (1.62%) Power BI
10 24 (1.34%) Hadoop
11 20 (1.12%) Amazon Athena
12 19 (1.06%) Redis
13 17 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (0.84%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 15 (0.84%) Data Lake
15 14 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
15 14 (0.78%) RDBMS
16 13 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 12 (0.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 269 (15.01%) JIRA
2 185 (10.32%) Git (software)
3 176 (9.82%) Jenkins
4 71 (3.96%) Selenium
5 68 (3.79%) Maven
6 50 (2.79%) Postman
7 42 (2.34%) SonarQube
8 40 (2.23%) SoapUI
9 39 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 37 (2.06%) Octopus Deploy
11 36 (2.01%) Artifactory
12 34 (1.90%) TeamCity
12 34 (1.90%) TestRail
13 33 (1.84%) Visual Studio
14 31 (1.73%) Cucumber
15 27 (1.51%) Visual Studio Team System
16 26 (1.45%) GitLab
17 25 (1.40%) Zephyr
18 21 (1.17%) Bower
18 21 (1.17%) WebDriver
General
1 480 (26.79%) Finance
2 162 (9.04%) Banking
3 136 (7.59%) Retail
4 46 (2.57%) Front Office
5 33 (1.84%) Marketing
6 32 (1.79%) Games
7 31 (1.73%) Legal
8 25 (1.40%) Telecoms
9 23 (1.28%) Law
10 21 (1.17%) Electronics
10 21 (1.17%) Public Sector
11 20 (1.12%) Back Office
12 12 (0.67%) Billing
13 11 (0.61%) German Language
14 10 (0.56%) Online Betting
15 9 (0.50%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.45%) Advertising
16 8 (0.45%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.39%) Manufacturing
18 5 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 325 (18.14%) Developer
2 249 (13.90%) Analyst
3 178 (9.93%) Business Analyst
4 175 (9.77%) Project Manager
5 163 (9.10%) Delivery Manager
6 133 (7.42%) DevOps Engineer
7 113 (6.31%) Architect
8 98 (5.47%) Java Developer
9 95 (5.30%) Senior Developer
10 88 (4.91%) Software Manager
11 62 (3.46%) .NET Developer
12 60 (3.35%) Software Project Manager
13 59 (3.29%) Software Engineer
14 56 (3.13%) Software Analyst
15 55 (3.07%) Software Delivery Manager
15 55 (3.07%) Test Analyst
16 52 (2.90%) Senior Manager
17 51 (2.85%) Tester
18 47 (2.62%) Agile Business Analyst
19 44 (2.46%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (17.69%) .NET
2 160 (8.93%) Web Services
3 127 (7.09%) AngularJS
3 127 (7.09%) CSS
4 121 (6.75%) HTML
5 118 (6.58%) Node.js
6 111 (6.19%) REST
7 100 (5.58%) .NET Core
8 94 (5.25%) React
9 74 (4.13%) .NET Framework
10 72 (4.02%) Spring
11 70 (3.91%) RESTful
12 65 (3.63%) ASP.NET
12 65 (3.63%) HTML5
13 52 (2.90%) JSON
14 50 (2.79%) SOAP
15 40 (2.23%) ASP.NET MVC
15 40 (2.23%) Spring Boot
16 37 (2.06%) jQuery
17 35 (1.95%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 122 (6.81%) Greenfield Project
2 106 (5.92%) User Experience
3 100 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
4 80 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
5 59 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
6 45 (2.51%) Mobile App
7 36 (2.01%) Cloud Native
8 34 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 25 (1.40%) iPad
9 25 (1.40%) Management Information System
10 23 (1.28%) Hedge funds
11 21 (1.17%) Fixed Income
12 20 (1.12%) Derivative
13 15 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
14 14 (0.78%) Online Games
15 13 (0.73%) CMDB
16 12 (0.67%) Data Centre
16 12 (0.67%) Virtual Team
17 11 (0.61%) Reinsurance
18 10 (0.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 149 (8.31%) Windows
2 104 (5.80%) Linux
3 32 (1.79%) Android
3 32 (1.79%) Windows Server
4 28 (1.56%) Unix
5 20 (1.12%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (0.73%) Mac OS
9 7 (0.39%) CentOS
10 4 (0.22%) AIX
10 4 (0.22%) Kali Linux
10 4 (0.22%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.17%) OS/400
12 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,279 (71.37%) Agile Software Development
2 486 (27.12%) Scrum
3 435 (24.27%) DevOps
4 316 (17.63%) Test Automation
5 304 (16.96%) SDLC
6 262 (14.62%) Software Engineering
7 255 (14.23%) Project Delivery
8 230 (12.83%) Project Management
9 223 (12.44%) TDD
10 219 (12.22%) Microservices
11 212 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
12 198 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
13 187 (10.44%) Mentoring
14 161 (8.98%) Continuous Integration
15 151 (8.43%) Business Analysis
16 147 (8.20%) Waterfall
17 144 (8.04%) Kanban
18 127 (7.09%) BDD
19 126 (7.03%) Coaching
20 116 (6.47%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 400 (22.32%) Java
2 296 (16.52%) SQL
3 288 (16.07%) C#
4 271 (15.12%) JavaScript
5 229 (12.78%) Python
6 59 (3.29%) C
6 59 (3.29%) Ruby
7 56 (3.13%) C++
8 50 (2.79%) Bash Shell
9 46 (2.57%) Java 8
10 44 (2.46%) Scala
11 41 (2.29%) PowerShell
12 40 (2.23%) Kotlin
13 38 (2.12%) T-SQL
14 35 (1.95%) PHP
15 28 (1.56%) TypeScript
16 17 (0.95%) ES6
16 17 (0.95%) Shell Script
17 14 (0.78%) PL/SQL
18 13 (0.73%) Perl
Qualifications
1 191 (10.66%) Degree
2 65 (3.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 64 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 40 (2.23%) SC Cleared
5 38 (2.12%) ISTQB
6 29 (1.62%) ISEB
6 29 (1.62%) SAFe Agilist
7 21 (1.17%) DV Cleared
7 21 (1.17%) PMI Certification
8 19 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 19 (1.06%) PMP
9 18 (1.00%) Master's Degree
10 12 (0.67%) SANS
11 8 (0.45%) CIPD
12 6 (0.33%) CISM
12 6 (0.33%) CISSP
12 6 (0.33%) HNC
12 6 (0.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 6 (0.33%) MCSD
12 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (9.32%) QA
2 10 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.50%) PMO
4 8 (0.45%) COBIT
4 8 (0.45%) NIST
4 8 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.39%) SLA
6 6 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.33%) GDPR
6 6 (0.33%) PSD2
7 5 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.11%) IEC 62304
8 2 (0.11%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.056%) NCSC
9 1 (0.056%) Solvency II
System Software
1 201 (11.22%) Docker
2 14 (0.78%) Firmware
3 9 (0.50%) HDFS
4 5 (0.28%) OpenSSH
5 4 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.17%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.17%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.11%) XenApp
8 1 (0.056%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.056%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 156 (8.71%) Kubernetes
2 119 (6.64%) Terraform
3 111 (6.19%) Ansible
4 75 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
5 73 (4.07%) Puppet
6 38 (2.12%) Packer
7 22 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
8 14 (0.78%) Nagios
8 14 (0.78%) SCCM
9 9 (0.50%) Hadoop YARN
9 9 (0.50%) Rancher
10 8 (0.45%) SCOM
11 6 (0.33%) OpenView
11 6 (0.33%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 5 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 5 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
12 5 (0.28%) StatsD
13 4 (0.22%) Ambari
13 4 (0.22%) CA Service Virtualization
13 4 (0.22%) Oozie
Vendors
1 183 (10.21%) Microsoft
2 88 (4.91%) Oracle
3 44 (2.46%) WorldPay
4 42 (2.34%) Google
5 38 (2.12%) FIS
6 35 (1.95%) SAP
7 25 (1.40%) Atlassian
7 25 (1.40%) hybris
8 24 (1.34%) Facebook
9 22 (1.23%) Bloomberg
9 22 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
10 19 (1.06%) Adobe
10 19 (1.06%) Splunk
11 17 (0.95%) HP
12 16 (0.89%) Demandware
12 16 (0.89%) IBM
13 15 (0.84%) Black Duck
14 13 (0.73%) Freescale
14 13 (0.73%) Renesas
15 12 (0.67%) CA