Period
to 11 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Software Optimisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Optimisation over the 6 months to 11 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Optimisation
UK
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 1049 1108
Permanent jobs citing Software Optimisation 0 57 84
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK - 0.040% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.043% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 0 44 75
Median annual salary - £53,750 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -20.37% +28.57%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £55,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year - -29.03% -

Software Optimisation 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 58,836 131,409 157,542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.26% 92.20% 91.93%
Number of salaries quoted 47,013 103,411 125,566
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,829 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.29% - +5.88%

Software Optimisation
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Software Optimisation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Software Optimisation in the UK

Software Optimisation
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Optimisation.

Salary trend for Software Optimisation in the UK