Period
to 28 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Systems Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Systems Thinking over the 6 months to 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems Thinking
UK
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 850 894 1158
Rank change year-on-year +44 +264 +21
Permanent jobs citing Systems Thinking 35 195 31
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.14% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% 0.15% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 26 136 22
Median annual salary £65,000 £63,451 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.44% -6.00% -
10th Percentile £38,952 £46,474 £42,875
90th Percentile £92,500 £106,875 £94,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% -17.86% +28.44%

Systems Thinking 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 83,298 132,702 159,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.24% 92.25% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 66,116 104,000 128,016
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Systems Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Systems Thinking as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Thinking in the UK

Systems Thinking
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Systems Thinking.

Salary trend for Systems Thinking in the UK

Systems Thinking
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Systems Thinking over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Systems Thinking in the UK

Systems Thinking
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Thinking within the UK over the 6 months to 28 May 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 +72 34 £65,000 +2.44% 4
UK excluding London +88 22 £65,000 +13.04% 3
London +102 13 £85,000 +9.40% 1
South East +112 6 £65,000 -38.10% 2
South West +40 6 £50,000 -7.41%
North of England +74 5 - -
North East - 5 - -
East of England +90 3 £42,500 -15.57% 1
Midlands +81 1 £52,500 -
West Midlands +79 1 £52,500 -
Scotland +46 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, IT jobs citing Systems Thinking 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 Systems Thinking.

1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Management Information System
2 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (28.57%) Degree
3 10 (28.57%) Wealth Management
4 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (20.00%) Lean Thinking
5 6 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (17.14%) People Management
5 6 (17.14%) User Experience
5 6 (17.14%) Information Security
5 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
5 6 (17.14%) Six Sigma
5 6 (17.14%) C#
6 5 (14.29%) HTML
6 5 (14.29%) Java
6 5 (14.29%) ITIL
6 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 5 (14.29%) Service Management
6 5 (14.29%) ITSM
6 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (14.29%) Selenium
6 5 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 5 (14.29%) Marketing
6 5 (14.29%) Microservices
6 5 (14.29%) DevOps

Systems Thinking
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 4 (11.43%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.71%) SPSS
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Azure
2 1 (2.86%) IaaS
2 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Network Security
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Power View
1 2 (5.71%) PowerPivot
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 5 (14.29%) Selenium
2 4 (11.43%) Cypress.io
2 4 (11.43%) JUnit
2 4 (11.43%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (5.71%) IBM UrbanCode
3 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Marketing
3 3 (8.57%) Military
4 2 (5.71%) Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Electronics
5 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (14.29%) Operations Team Leader
1 5 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 4 (11.43%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 4 (11.43%) Lead Software Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Security Specialist
2 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Designer
4 2 (5.71%) Requirements Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Designer
4 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Agile Coach
5 1 (2.86%) Business Improvement Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) DevOps Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) HTML
2 4 (11.43%) Jest
2 4 (11.43%) Node.js
3 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
3 3 (8.57%) CSS
4 2 (5.71%) .NET
4 2 (5.71%) HTML5
4 2 (5.71%) Kafka
4 2 (5.71%) React
4 2 (5.71%) Sass
4 2 (5.71%) Vue.js
5 1 (2.86%) ADO
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.86%) jQuery
5 1 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.86%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (2.86%) SOAP
5 1 (2.86%) WCF
5 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Management Information System
2 6 (17.14%) User Experience
3 2 (5.71%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) PMI
4 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Android
1 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Wealth Management
3 7 (20.00%) Lean Thinking
3 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (17.14%) Information Security
4 6 (17.14%) People Management
4 6 (17.14%) Six Sigma
5 5 (14.29%) Commercial Awareness
5 5 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (14.29%) DevOps
5 5 (14.29%) ITIL
5 5 (14.29%) ITSM
5 5 (14.29%) Microservices
5 5 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 5 (14.29%) Service Management
5 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) C#
2 5 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.57%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) C
4 2 (5.71%) R
4 2 (5.71%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.86%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.86%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.86%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.86%) VB
5 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Degree
2 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (11.43%) CISA
4 4 (11.43%) CISSP
4 4 (11.43%) CRISC
4 4 (11.43%) IISP
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.86%) PMP
5 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) NCSC
2 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (11.43%) Kubernetes
3 2 (5.71%) Ansible
3 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.71%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) AppDynamics
2 2 (5.71%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (5.71%) Splunk
2 2 (5.71%) Tableau
3 1 (2.86%) Apple
3 1 (2.86%) Cadence
3 1 (2.86%) Google