Period
to 18 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Software Packaging skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Packaging over the 6 months to 18 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Packaging
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1013 1024 1070
Rank change year-on-year +11 +46 +86
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 50 137 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.085% 0.075%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.097% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 46 108 121
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £36,250 £25,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £66,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +9.38%

Software Packaging is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 51,591 64,013 71,870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.98% 39.81% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 42,598 52,860 59,681
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

Software Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Software Packaging as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Software Packaging in the UK

Software Packaging
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Packaging.

Salary trend for Software Packaging in the UK

Software Packaging
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Packaging over the 6 months to 18 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Packaging in the UK

Software Packaging
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Packaging within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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 +5 47 £42,500 - 10
UK excluding London +28 30 £40,000 +14.29% 8
London +43 20 £65,000 +40.54% 8
South West -7 13 £40,000 +14.29% 1
South East +19 12 £40,000 -5.88%
Midlands +27 2 £42,500 +44.07%
East Midlands +25 2 £42,500 +44.07%
Scotland +22 1 - - 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £47,500 -
Wales - 1 £36,500 - 4

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, IT jobs citing Software Packaging 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 Packaging.

1 25 (50.00%) SCCM
2 24 (48.00%) ITIL
3 19 (38.00%) Finance
4 18 (36.00%) PowerShell
5 17 (34.00%) Windows
6 16 (32.00%) Citrix
7 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
8 14 (28.00%) Compatibility Testing
8 14 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 13 (26.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (24.00%) DV Cleared
10 12 (24.00%) Workload Management
10 12 (24.00%) Software Distribution
11 11 (22.00%) ITIL V3
11 11 (22.00%) Application Virtualisation
11 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
12 10 (20.00%) Java
12 10 (20.00%) VMware
13 9 (18.00%) Financial Institution
13 9 (18.00%) Banking
13 9 (18.00%) Business Analysis
13 9 (18.00%) OOP
13 9 (18.00%) OO
13 9 (18.00%) LAN
13 9 (18.00%) WAN
13 9 (18.00%) DHCP
13 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
13 9 (18.00%) DNS
13 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification

Software Packaging
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 3 (6.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) JCAPS
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Office 365
2 3 (6.00%) Azure
3 2 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) DHCP
1 9 (18.00%) DNS
1 9 (18.00%) LAN
1 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (18.00%) WAN
2 7 (14.00%) Firewall
2 7 (14.00%) SAN
3 6 (12.00%) iSCSI
3 6 (12.00%) NAS
3 6 (12.00%) Unified Communications
4 5 (10.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) Blockchain
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.00%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.00%) JIRA
1 2 (4.00%) WinDbg
2 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (38.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.00%) Banking
2 9 (18.00%) Financial Institution
3 7 (14.00%) Public Sector
4 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.00%) Electronics
5 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.00%) Marketing
6 1 (2.00%) Legal
6 1 (2.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (22.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (12.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Blockchain Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Telephony Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Applications Packager
8 2 (4.00%) DBA
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.00%) COM+
2 1 (2.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) EMC VNX
4 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.00%) User Experience
6 1 (2.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Windows 10
2 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.00%) Linux
5 2 (4.00%) Unix
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) ITIL
2 14 (28.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 14 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 12 (24.00%) Software Distribution
3 12 (24.00%) Workload Management
4 11 (22.00%) Application Virtualisation
4 11 (22.00%) ITIL V3
5 9 (18.00%) Business Analysis
5 9 (18.00%) Fintech
5 9 (18.00%) OO
5 9 (18.00%) OOP
5 9 (18.00%) Product Management
5 9 (18.00%) Software Architecture
6 7 (14.00%) ITSM
6 7 (14.00%) Service Management
7 6 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (12.00%) Patch Management
7 6 (12.00%) Software Deployment
7 6 (12.00%) Web Filtering
8 5 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) PowerShell
2 10 (20.00%) Java
3 9 (18.00%) Kotlin
4 5 (10.00%) SQL
5 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (24.00%) DV Cleared
3 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (12.00%) MCSE
5 5 (10.00%) Avaya Certification
6 3 (6.00%) A+ Certification
6 3 (6.00%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (6.00%) MCSA
6 3 (6.00%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.00%) Degree
8 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (26.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (12.00%) ISA Server
4 6 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.00%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (4.00%) Docker
6 2 (4.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.00%) NFS
7 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 25 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (6.00%) AppManager
3 2 (4.00%) AirWatch
3 2 (4.00%) Ansible
3 2 (4.00%) Data Guard
3 2 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (4.00%) Nagios
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Statspack
3 2 (4.00%) Puppet
3 2 (4.00%) SCOM
3 2 (4.00%) ThinApp
4 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.00%) NetCrunch
4 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) Citrix
2 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (20.00%) VMware
4 7 (14.00%) EMC
5 6 (12.00%) Forcepoint
6 5 (10.00%) Avaya
7 3 (6.00%) Ivanti
7 3 (6.00%) Lotus
8 2 (4.00%) Bloomberg
8 2 (4.00%) Oracle
8 2 (4.00%) Qualys
8 2 (4.00%) Reuters
8 2 (4.00%) SAP
9 1 (2.00%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.00%) Cisco
9 1 (2.00%) HP
9 1 (2.00%) IBM
9 1 (2.00%) McAfee
9 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.00%) Sun