Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Tandem
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 935 829 919
Rank change year-on-year -106 +90 +27
Permanent jobs citing Tandem 143 351 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.54% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 129 265 212
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,250 £69,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,359 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.39% -15.00% +21.21%

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 54,069 65,573 71,291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.87% 39.38% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40,519 50,202 53,067
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Tandem
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Tandem in the UK

Tandem
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Tandem in the UK

Tandem
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tandem over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Tandem in the UK

Tandem
Top 13 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 22 September 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 -121 133 £47,500 -5.00% 32
London -42 95 £55,000 +10.00% 13
UK excluding London +2 46 £39,359 -7.39% 20
South West +7 12 £33,750 -27.03% 2
South East +6 10 £40,000 - 5
North of England -27 10 £33,000 -34.00% 10
Scotland +22 9 £65,000 -
North East +25 6 £32,000 -50.00% 1
West Midlands +14 4 £39,359 +15.76% 2
Midlands +6 4 £39,359 +15.76% 2
North West -6 2 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Yorkshire -12 2 £106,250 +207.97% 4
Wales +8 1 £62,500 -16.67% 1

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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 99 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 80 (55.94%) HTML
3 80 (55.94%) CSS
4 68 (47.55%) Microsoft
5 64 (44.76%) C#
5 64 (44.76%) SQL Server
6 62 (43.36%) .NET
7 61 (42.66%) MVC
8 57 (39.86%) AngularJS
9 56 (39.16%) ASP.NET
9 56 (39.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 53 (37.06%) Web Application Development
11 52 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
11 52 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
12 50 (34.97%) Finance
13 42 (29.37%) Azure
14 41 (28.67%) Banking
15 40 (27.97%) TDD
16 35 (24.48%) Degree
17 31 (21.68%) Computer Science
17 31 (21.68%) RESTful
17 31 (21.68%) Computer Science Degree
18 30 (20.98%) CMS
19 28 (19.58%) Elasticsearch
20 27 (18.88%) Git (software)
20 27 (18.88%) jQuery
21 26 (18.18%) DNN
21 26 (18.18%) Umbraco
21 26 (18.18%) EPiServer

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 30 (20.98%) CMS
2 28 (19.58%) Elasticsearch
3 26 (18.18%) DNN
3 26 (18.18%) EPiServer
3 26 (18.18%) Immediacy CMS
3 26 (18.18%) Kentico
3 26 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
3 26 (18.18%) Sitefinity
3 26 (18.18%) Umbraco
4 5 (3.50%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.40%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.40%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.80%) Fireworks
2 4 (2.80%) Moqups
2 4 (2.80%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.10%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.40%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (1.40%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 42 (29.37%) Azure
2 16 (11.19%) AWS
3 7 (4.90%) SaaS
4 5 (3.50%) PaaS
4 5 (3.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 4 (2.80%) Office 365
6 1 (0.70%) GCP
6 1 (0.70%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.40%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (44.76%) SQL Server
2 26 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
3 12 (8.39%) Big Data
4 6 (4.20%) MySQL
5 5 (3.50%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.40%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.40%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.40%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.40%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.70%) Amazon Athena
8 1 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.70%) Power BI
8 1 (0.70%) QlikView
8 1 (0.70%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 27 (18.88%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 13 (9.09%) TeamCity
3 6 (4.20%) Selenium
3 6 (4.20%) WebDriver
4 5 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.80%) Subversion
6 1 (0.70%) Hudson
6 1 (0.70%) ReSharper
General
1 50 (34.97%) Finance
2 41 (28.67%) Banking
3 26 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 12 (8.39%) Marketing
5 8 (5.59%) Retail
6 5 (3.50%) Law
6 5 (3.50%) Legal
7 4 (2.80%) Games
8 2 (1.40%) Automotive
9 1 (0.70%) Electronics
9 1 (0.70%) French Language
9 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.70%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.70%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.70%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 84 (58.74%) Developer
2 52 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 26 (18.18%) CMS Developer
3 26 (18.18%) EPiServer Developer
3 26 (18.18%) Graduate
3 26 (18.18%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 26 (18.18%) Graduate Developer
3 26 (18.18%) Sitecore Developer
4 10 (6.99%) Java Developer
5 9 (6.29%) Analyst
6 8 (5.59%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (4.90%) Designer
8 6 (4.20%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (4.20%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 6 (4.20%) Test Analyst
9 5 (3.50%) Consultant
9 5 (3.50%) Junior
9 5 (3.50%) Junior Developer
9 5 (3.50%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.50%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (55.94%) CSS
1 80 (55.94%) HTML
2 62 (43.36%) .NET
3 57 (39.86%) AngularJS
4 56 (39.16%) ASP.NET
4 56 (39.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 52 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 52 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
6 31 (21.68%) RESTful
7 27 (18.88%) jQuery
8 26 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 26 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
8 26 (18.18%) WinForms
9 10 (6.99%) SOAP
10 6 (4.20%) Web Services
11 5 (3.50%) JMS
11 5 (3.50%) UDDI
11 5 (3.50%) XHTML
11 5 (3.50%) XML
11 5 (3.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (16.08%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (13.99%) User Experience
4 10 (6.99%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.20%) Analytical Mindset
5 6 (4.20%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.50%) Robotics
7 4 (2.80%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.80%) Graphic Design
7 4 (2.80%) Replication
8 2 (1.40%) Clustering
8 2 (1.40%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.40%) Smart Home
8 2 (1.40%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.69%) Linux
2 4 (2.80%) Android
2 4 (2.80%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.40%) Windows
3 2 (1.40%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.40%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.70%) CentOS
4 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (42.66%) MVC
3 53 (37.06%) Web Application Development
4 40 (27.97%) TDD
5 31 (21.68%) Computer Science
6 26 (18.18%) Content Management
7 24 (16.78%) Mentoring
8 21 (14.69%) Front End Development
9 17 (11.89%) Scrum
10 16 (11.19%) Artificial Intelligence
11 13 (9.09%) Test Automation
12 12 (8.39%) Machine Learning
13 8 (5.59%) Analytics
13 8 (5.59%) Data Science
13 8 (5.59%) SDLC
13 8 (5.59%) Thought Leadership
13 8 (5.59%) Wireframes
14 7 (4.90%) Fintech
14 7 (4.90%) Software Engineering
15 6 (4.20%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 91 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 64 (44.76%) C#
3 26 (18.18%) Java
4 22 (15.38%) SQL
5 13 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 11 (7.69%) Ruby
7 6 (4.20%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.50%) Apex Code
8 5 (3.50%) R
9 4 (2.80%) Python
10 2 (1.40%) C
10 2 (1.40%) Kotlin
10 2 (1.40%) Scala
11 1 (0.70%) C++
11 1 (0.70%) Go
Qualifications
1 35 (24.48%) Degree
2 31 (21.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (4.90%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.90%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.10%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.10%) PMP
5 2 (1.40%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.10%) QA
2 2 (1.40%) GDPR
2 2 (1.40%) SLA
3 1 (0.70%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (2.10%) Docker
2 1 (0.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (9.09%) Ansible
2 5 (3.50%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.70%) Kibana
3 1 (0.70%) Marathon
3 1 (0.70%) Mesos
Vendors
1 68 (47.55%) Microsoft
2 26 (18.18%) Alterian
2 26 (18.18%) Sitecore
3 18 (12.59%) Oracle
4 6 (4.20%) Adobe
4 6 (4.20%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.50%) Foundry
5 5 (3.50%) IBM
5 5 (3.50%) IBM Sterling
6 4 (2.80%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.40%) Automation Anywhere
7 2 (1.40%) Blue Prism
7 2 (1.40%) Cisco
7 2 (1.40%) Samsung
7 2 (1.40%) UiPath
8 1 (0.70%) Tableau