Period
to 26 September 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Tandem over the 6 months to 26 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Tandem
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 634 935 826
Rank change year-on-year +301 -109 +81
Permanent jobs citing Tandem 55 142 353
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.26% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 35 134 269
Median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,725 £31,000
90th Percentile £75,092 £70,000 £78,900
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,250 £38,879 £43,250
% change year-on-year +6.10% -10.11% -13.50%

Tandem is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 18,730 54,586 66,014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.88% 38.88% 39.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14,855 40,946 50,557
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%

Tandem
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Tandem in the UK

Tandem
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Tandem.

Salary trend for Tandem in the UK

Tandem
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Tandem over the 6 months to 26 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Tandem in the UK

Tandem
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tandem within the UK over the 6 months to 26 September 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 +316 54 £55,000 +22.22% 29
London +204 30 £55,000 - 12
UK excluding London +332 25 £41,250 +6.10% 17
North of England +193 13 £42,000 +27.27% 2
North West +148 13 £42,000 -6.67% 1
South West +141 6 £37,500 +11.11% 1
South East +222 4 £55,000 +37.50% 9
Midlands +144 1 £55,000 +39.74% 1
West Midlands +103 1 £55,000 +39.74%
Wales +44 1 £21,000 -66.40% 1

For the 6 months to 26 September 2020, IT jobs citing Tandem 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 Tandem.

1 41 (74.55%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) Scrum
3 25 (45.45%) Finance
4 22 (40.00%) TDD
4 22 (40.00%) BDD
4 22 (40.00%) Microservices
5 20 (36.36%) AWS
6 19 (34.55%) Banking
7 16 (29.09%) Test Automation
7 16 (29.09%) Azure
8 14 (25.45%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (25.45%) TypeScript
8 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
8 14 (25.45%) React
9 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
10 11 (20.00%) ATM
10 11 (20.00%) EMV
10 11 (20.00%) C#
10 11 (20.00%) Java
10 11 (20.00%) .NET
10 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 11 (20.00%) BASE24
10 11 (20.00%) ISO 8583
10 11 (20.00%) MVC
10 11 (20.00%) AngularJS
10 11 (20.00%) Entity Framework
10 11 (20.00%) Node.js
10 11 (20.00%) Web Application Development
10 11 (20.00%) Confluence

Tandem
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 14 (25.45%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (20.00%) Confluence
3 10 (18.18%) CMS
3 10 (18.18%) DNN
3 10 (18.18%) EPiServer
3 10 (18.18%) Immediacy CMS
3 10 (18.18%) Kentico
3 10 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
3 10 (18.18%) Sitefinity
3 10 (18.18%) Umbraco
4 5 (9.09%) Apache
4 5 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (20.00%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 20 (36.36%) AWS
2 16 (29.09%) Azure
3 3 (5.45%) GCP
3 3 (5.45%) Office 365
4 2 (3.64%) SaaS
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) ATM
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (20.00%) SQL Server 2019
2 5 (9.09%) MySQL
3 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) JIRA
2 8 (14.55%) Selenium
2 8 (14.55%) SoapUI
2 8 (14.55%) VersaTest
3 2 (3.64%) Maven
General
1 25 (45.45%) Finance
2 19 (34.55%) Banking
3 9 (16.36%) Games
4 7 (12.73%) Local Government
5 6 (10.91%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.82%) Housing Association
6 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Marketing
6 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Developer
2 11 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 11 (20.00%) BASE24 Tester
2 11 (20.00%) Tester
3 10 (18.18%) CMS Developer
3 10 (18.18%) EPiServer Developer
3 10 (18.18%) Sitecore Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Business Architect
6 3 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) JavaScript Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Delivery Director
7 2 (3.64%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.82%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (1.82%) IT Auditor
8 1 (1.82%) Product Manager
8 1 (1.82%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) React
2 11 (20.00%) .NET
2 11 (20.00%) .NET Core
2 11 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 11 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 11 (20.00%) Node.js
2 11 (20.00%) Vue.js
3 8 (14.55%) RESTful
3 8 (14.55%) SOAP
4 7 (12.73%) Hibernate
4 7 (12.73%) Spring
5 3 (5.45%) GraphQL
5 3 (5.45%) Kafka
5 3 (5.45%) React Native
6 2 (3.64%) PyTorch
7 1 (1.82%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) EMV
2 10 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (14.55%) Online Banking
4 7 (12.73%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.82%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.82%) Unix
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (74.55%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) Scrum
3 22 (40.00%) BDD
3 22 (40.00%) Microservices
3 22 (40.00%) TDD
4 16 (29.09%) Test Automation
5 11 (20.00%) DevOps
5 11 (20.00%) Kanban
5 11 (20.00%) MVC
5 11 (20.00%) Test Management
5 11 (20.00%) Web Application Development
6 10 (18.18%) Content Management
6 10 (18.18%) Fintech
7 9 (16.36%) Asset Management
7 9 (16.36%) Digital Banking
7 9 (16.36%) Minimum Viable Product
8 8 (14.55%) Defect Tracking
8 8 (14.55%) Information Management
8 8 (14.55%) Scenario Testing
8 8 (14.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
1 14 (25.45%) TypeScript
2 11 (20.00%) C#
2 11 (20.00%) Java
3 6 (10.91%) Scala
4 4 (7.27%) SQL
5 2 (3.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) CCNA
1 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) ISO 8583
2 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (5.45%) Marathon
2 3 (5.45%) Mesos
2 3 (5.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.18%) Alterian
2 10 (18.18%) Sitecore
3 9 (16.36%) Foundry
4 8 (14.55%) CA
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco
5 2 (3.64%) Meraki
6 1 (1.82%) Civica
6 1 (1.82%) IBM