Period
to 27 July 2021

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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Tandem
UK
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 857 692 949
Rank change year-on-year -165 +257 -76
Permanent jobs citing Tandem 132 119 157
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.48% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 94 79 144
10th Percentile £41,250 £30,750 £32,150
25th Percentile £53,750 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +36.36% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £95,375 £78,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +42.86% +16.67% +17.19%

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 44,126 24,853 51,092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.14% 35.48% 35.18%
Number of salaries quoted 26,752 19,780 39,085
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +0.95%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £96,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Tandem in the UK

Tandem
Top 15 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 27 July 2021. 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
UK excluding London -95 85 £75,000 +42.86% 18
England -192 77 £57,500 +4.55% 33
Northern Ireland - 42 £77,500 - 3
London -145 36 £84,000 +52.73% 16
Work from Home -237 20 £77,500 +55.00% 1
North of England -73 9 £53,750 +2.38% 9
East of England -29 8 £57,500 +228.57% 2
South East -87 7 £65,000 +8.33%
West Midlands -70 6 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Midlands -75 6 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Yorkshire -57 5 £45,000 -14.29% 4
South West -69 5 £47,500 +26.67% 2
Wales -16 4 £55,000 +161.90%
North West -34 4 £62,500 +38.89% 4
Scotland - 4 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, 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 69 (52.27%) AWS
2 51 (38.64%) Python
3 50 (37.88%) SaaS
4 47 (35.61%) Machine Learning
5 46 (34.85%) Big Data
5 46 (34.85%) Edge Computing
6 44 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 43 (32.58%) Artificial Intelligence
8 42 (31.82%) Microservices
8 42 (31.82%) Deep Learning
8 42 (31.82%) Computer Vision
9 40 (30.30%) Scrum
10 37 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (26.52%) DevOps
12 34 (25.76%) Cloud Computing
13 33 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
13 33 (25.00%) Jenkins
13 33 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
13 33 (25.00%) Serverless
14 32 (24.24%) Infrastructure as Code
14 32 (24.24%) AWS CloudFormation
14 32 (24.24%) Amazon S3
14 32 (24.24%) CloudFront
15 31 (23.48%) MySQL
16 30 (22.73%) Docker
17 29 (21.97%) Mentoring
17 29 (21.97%) Social Skills
18 27 (20.45%) Microsoft
19 26 (19.70%) Degree
20 24 (18.18%) NoSQL

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 (10.61%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.79%) Apache
3 4 (3.03%) Apache Synapse
3 4 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.76%) CMS
5 1 (0.76%) JBoss
5 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.76%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (5.30%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (2.27%) AutoCAD
4 3 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.27%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.76%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.76%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) BASE24
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.76%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 69 (52.27%) AWS
2 50 (37.88%) SaaS
3 34 (25.76%) Cloud Computing
4 33 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
4 33 (25.00%) Serverless
5 32 (24.24%) Amazon S3
5 32 (24.24%) AWS CloudFormation
5 32 (24.24%) CloudFront
6 17 (12.88%) Azure
7 16 (12.12%) Amazon ECS
8 8 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (4.55%) Microsoft 365
9 6 (4.55%) PaaS
10 5 (3.79%) Azure Key Vault
10 5 (3.79%) IaaS
11 4 (3.03%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 4 (3.03%) Power Platform
12 2 (1.52%) GCP
13 1 (0.76%) Datadog
13 1 (0.76%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.36%) SSL
2 6 (4.55%) Firewall
3 5 (3.79%) Network Security
4 3 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.52%) LAN
5 2 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.52%) WAN
6 1 (0.76%) ATM
6 1 (0.76%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (34.85%) Big Data
2 33 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
3 31 (23.48%) MySQL
4 24 (18.18%) NoSQL
5 20 (15.15%) MongoDB
6 17 (12.88%) Amazon Aurora
6 17 (12.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 10 (7.58%) Data Mining
7 10 (7.58%) SQL Server
8 8 (6.06%) Blockchain
9 5 (3.79%) Relational Database
10 4 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (3.03%) Hadoop
10 4 (3.03%) OLAP
10 4 (3.03%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (3.03%) Power BI
11 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database
11 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (2.27%) Redis
12 2 (1.52%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 33 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.03%) JIRA
4 2 (1.52%) Postman
4 2 (1.52%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.52%) SonarQube
4 2 (1.52%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.76%) Appium
5 1 (0.76%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.76%) git-flow
5 1 (0.76%) Grunt
5 1 (0.76%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.76%) Mockito
5 1 (0.76%) Selenium
5 1 (0.76%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.76%) TestNG
5 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.76%) WebStorm
General
1 44 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (21.97%) Social Skills
3 17 (12.88%) Finance
4 11 (8.33%) Banking
4 11 (8.33%) Electronics
5 5 (3.79%) Billing
5 5 (3.79%) Retail
6 3 (2.27%) Documentation Skills
6 3 (2.27%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.27%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.27%) Law
6 3 (2.27%) Legal
6 3 (2.27%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 2 (1.52%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.52%) Public Speaking
8 1 (0.76%) Front Office
8 1 (0.76%) Marketing
8 1 (0.76%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (12.88%) DevOps Engineer
1 17 (12.88%) Python Engineer
2 15 (11.36%) Senior DevOps
2 15 (11.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 14 (10.61%) Architect
3 14 (10.61%) Developer
4 12 (9.09%) Data Engineer
5 10 (7.58%) Big Data Engineer
6 9 (6.82%) Administrator
7 8 (6.06%) Analyst
7 8 (6.06%) DBA
7 8 (6.06%) Senior DBA
8 6 (4.55%) Security Engineer
8 6 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.79%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (3.79%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) MySQL DBA
9 5 (3.79%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.79%) Senior MySQL DBA
10 4 (3.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.39%) Web Services
2 17 (12.88%) Django
2 17 (12.88%) Flask
2 17 (12.88%) Swagger
3 12 (9.09%) React
4 10 (7.58%) Kafka
5 8 (6.06%) Elastic Stack
5 8 (6.06%) Node.js
5 8 (6.06%) WebSockets
5 8 (6.06%) ZeroMQ
6 6 (4.55%) CSS
6 6 (4.55%) HTML
7 3 (2.27%) Java EE
7 3 (2.27%) JMS
7 3 (2.27%) jQuery
7 3 (2.27%) JSF
7 3 (2.27%) REST
7 3 (2.27%) Spring
7 3 (2.27%) XML
7 3 (2.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.58%) Smart City
2 9 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.55%) Blog
4 5 (3.79%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.03%) Derivative
5 4 (3.03%) Equities
5 4 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.27%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.27%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.27%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.27%) Replication
6 3 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.27%) User Experience
7 2 (1.52%) Life Science
7 2 (1.52%) Social Media
8 1 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.76%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.85%) Linux
2 4 (3.03%) Mac OS
3 3 (2.27%) Windows
3 3 (2.27%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.52%) AIX
4 2 (1.52%) Unix
5 1 (0.76%) CentOS
5 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (35.61%) Machine Learning
2 46 (34.85%) Edge Computing
3 43 (32.58%) Artificial Intelligence
4 42 (31.82%) Computer Vision
4 42 (31.82%) Deep Learning
4 42 (31.82%) Microservices
5 40 (30.30%) Scrum
6 37 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (26.52%) DevOps
8 32 (24.24%) Infrastructure as Code
9 29 (21.97%) Mentoring
10 22 (16.67%) Computer Science
11 19 (14.39%) Test Automation
12 17 (12.88%) Migration
12 17 (12.88%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (11.36%) Project Management
14 14 (10.61%) Business Development
15 13 (9.85%) Data Management
15 13 (9.85%) Information Security
15 13 (9.85%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 51 (38.64%) Python
2 24 (18.18%) SQL
3 23 (17.42%) JavaScript
4 20 (15.15%) Java
5 10 (7.58%) C
5 10 (7.58%) Perl
5 10 (7.58%) TypeScript
6 9 (6.82%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.52%) C#
7 2 (1.52%) Go
7 2 (1.52%) PHP
8 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.76%) Elixir
8 1 (0.76%) ES6
8 1 (0.76%) Java 8
8 1 (0.76%) Ruby
8 1 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (19.70%) Degree
2 9 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.79%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.79%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.52%) CEH
6 2 (1.52%) ISEB
7 1 (0.76%) CBAP
7 1 (0.76%) CISSP
7 1 (0.76%) IIBA
7 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.88%) QA
2 8 (6.06%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.27%) PMO
4 1 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.76%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (22.73%) Docker
2 10 (7.58%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (7.58%) Kubernetes
2 8 (6.06%) Grafana
2 8 (6.06%) Terraform
3 5 (3.79%) Galera Cluster
3 5 (3.79%) Nagios
4 2 (1.52%) Ansible
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 27 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.61%) Oracle
3 8 (6.06%) Palo Alto
4 5 (3.79%) IBM
4 5 (3.79%) Percona
5 4 (3.03%) Databricks
5 4 (3.03%) NVIDIA
5 4 (3.03%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.27%) Citrix
6 3 (2.27%) F5
7 2 (1.52%) Epicor
7 2 (1.52%) ForeScout
7 2 (1.52%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.52%) Google
7 2 (1.52%) SAP
7 2 (1.52%) VMware
8 1 (0.76%) Sage