Period
to 5 July 2020

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

Software Packaging
UK
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 832 1011 1125
Rank change year-on-year +179 +114 -26
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 15 101 100
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.069% 0.056%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.048% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 89 96
Median annual salary £51,250 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.13% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,900 £83,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £66,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +76.00% - +7.14%

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 31,523 56,000 72,009
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.99% 38.01% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 26,008 46,130 60,146
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Software Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Packaging in the UK

Software Packaging
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Software Packaging in the UK

Software Packaging
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Packaging over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Software Packaging in the UK

Software Packaging
Top 5 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 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 +179 15 £51,250 +28.13%
London +114 12 £47,500 -20.83%
UK excluding London +195 3 £66,000 +76.00%
South East +153 2 £67,000 +91.43%
South West +96 1 £32,500 -18.75%

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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 10 (66.67%) SCCM
2 9 (60.00%) Azure
3 8 (53.33%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 5 (33.33%) WinDbg
5 5 (33.33%) Presales
5 5 (33.33%) ThinApp
5 5 (33.33%) User Experience
5 5 (33.33%) Citrix
5 5 (33.33%) Terminal Services
5 5 (33.33%) Application Packaging
5 5 (33.33%) Ivanti
6 4 (26.67%) Migration
6 4 (26.67%) Apple
6 4 (26.67%) AppleScript
6 4 (26.67%) Jamf Pro
6 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
6 4 (26.67%) Mac OS
7 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (20.00%) Project Delivery
8 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
8 2 (13.33%) HP
8 2 (13.33%) LAN
8 2 (13.33%) WAN
8 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) VMware

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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365
3 1 (6.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) WinDbg
2 1 (6.67%) MSI
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Applications Consultant
1 5 (33.33%) Applications Packager
1 5 (33.33%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Mac Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Packager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (26.67%) Mac OS
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Application Packaging
1 5 (33.33%) Presales
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) Project Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (13.33%) Security Patching
5 1 (6.67%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 1 (6.67%) Customer-Centricity
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (26.67%) AppleScript
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) SCCM
2 5 (33.33%) ThinApp
3 4 (26.67%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (6.67%) Ansible
4 1 (6.67%) Cobbler
4 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
4 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (6.67%) Puppet
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (6.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
2 5 (33.33%) Ivanti
3 4 (26.67%) Apple
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Qualys
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) TOWER Software