Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Tandem
UK
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 893 843 938
Rank change year-on-year -50 +95 +5
Permanent jobs citing Tandem 196 355 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.51% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 162 298 214
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £79,500 £65,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% -

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 59,954 69,673 67,993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.62% 40.54% 40.19%
Number of salaries quoted 45,279 54,151 54,542
UK median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% +3.09% -3.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -32 188 £50,000 +11.11% 47
London -23 122 £55,000 +10.00% 9
UK excluding London +34 70 £45,000 +28.57% 39
North of England +3 35 £45,000 +28.57% 17
North West +24 21 £50,000 +81.82% 14
South East +27 20 £45,000 +28.57% 11
North East +26 11 £32,000 -8.57% 1
Scotland - 6 £65,000 - 1
South West +26 5 £37,500 -3.23% 5
Midlands +22 4 £39,359 +15.76% 6
West Midlands +9 3 £39,359 +15.76% 4
Yorkshire -7 3 £82,500 +135.71% 2
East Midlands - 1 £43,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 143 (72.96%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (55.61%) C#
2 109 (55.61%) JavaScript
3 94 (47.96%) .NET
3 94 (47.96%) SQL Server
4 88 (44.90%) Microsoft
5 86 (43.88%) HTML
5 86 (43.88%) AngularJS
6 82 (41.84%) Finance
7 79 (40.31%) MVC
8 78 (39.80%) CSS
9 68 (34.69%) ASP.NET Web API
10 64 (32.65%) TDD
11 62 (31.63%) ASP.NET
12 61 (31.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 60 (30.61%) Web Application Development
14 59 (30.10%) ASP.NET MVC
15 51 (26.02%) Scrum
16 49 (25.00%) Banking
16 49 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
16 49 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
17 44 (22.45%) SQL Server 2016
18 40 (20.41%) RESTful
19 37 (18.88%) Elasticsearch
19 37 (18.88%) Investment Banking
20 36 (18.37%) .NET Framework
20 36 (18.37%) RabbitMQ
21 35 (17.86%) SQL
22 34 (17.35%) jQuery
22 34 (17.35%) Test Automation

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 37 (18.88%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (11.22%) CMS
2 22 (11.22%) DNN
2 22 (11.22%) EPiServer
2 22 (11.22%) Immediacy CMS
2 22 (11.22%) Kentico
2 22 (11.22%) Sitecore CMS
2 22 (11.22%) Sitefinity
2 22 (11.22%) Umbraco
3 4 (2.04%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.02%) Apache
4 2 (1.02%) nginx
5 1 (0.51%) Confluence
5 1 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Fireworks
1 3 (1.53%) Moqups
1 3 (1.53%) MS Visio
1 3 (1.53%) Photoshop
1 3 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.57%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (2.55%) SAP IBP
2 5 (2.55%) SAP SCM
3 4 (2.04%) SAP SD
4 2 (1.02%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.51%) Actimize
5 1 (0.51%) BASE24
5 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.51%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.51%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.51%) SAP LE
5 1 (0.51%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 49 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.55%) PaaS
4 4 (2.04%) SaaS
5 2 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.02%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (1.02%) npm
5 2 (1.02%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.02%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.02%) SNMP
1 2 (1.02%) SSH
2 1 (0.51%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (47.96%) SQL Server
2 44 (22.45%) SQL Server 2016
3 21 (10.71%) MySQL
4 13 (6.63%) Big Data
5 7 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.57%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.06%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.04%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.04%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.02%) Power BI
10 1 (0.51%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.51%) QlikView
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.51%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 29 (14.80%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.08%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.08%) Selenium
2 8 (4.08%) TeamCity
2 8 (4.08%) WebDriver
3 7 (3.57%) SpecFlow
4 5 (2.55%) Subversion
5 3 (1.53%) JIRA
5 3 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.02%) webpack
7 1 (0.51%) Hudson
7 1 (0.51%) VersaTest
General
1 82 (41.84%) Finance
2 49 (25.00%) Banking
3 37 (18.88%) Investment Banking
4 12 (6.12%) Legal
5 11 (5.61%) Retail
6 7 (3.57%) Billing
7 5 (2.55%) Marketing
8 4 (2.04%) Law
8 4 (2.04%) Local Government
9 3 (1.53%) Advertising
9 3 (1.53%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.02%) Electronics
10 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.51%) Automotive
11 1 (0.51%) Games
11 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 120 (61.22%) Developer
2 79 (40.31%) .NET Developer
3 34 (17.35%) Analyst
4 33 (16.84%) C# .NET Developer
4 33 (16.84%) C# Developer
5 24 (12.24%) Graduate
5 24 (12.24%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 24 (12.24%) Graduate Developer
6 22 (11.22%) CMS Developer
6 22 (11.22%) EPiServer Developer
6 22 (11.22%) Sitecore Developer
7 21 (10.71%) C# WPF Developer
7 21 (10.71%) WPF Developer
8 18 (9.18%) Full Stack Developer
9 12 (6.12%) ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (6.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (6.12%) Java Developer
10 11 (5.61%) Business Analyst
11 10 (5.10%) Software Engineer
11 10 (5.10%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (47.96%) .NET
2 86 (43.88%) AngularJS
2 86 (43.88%) HTML
3 78 (39.80%) CSS
4 68 (34.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 62 (31.63%) ASP.NET
6 61 (31.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 59 (30.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 40 (20.41%) RESTful
9 36 (18.37%) .NET Framework
9 36 (18.37%) RabbitMQ
10 34 (17.35%) jQuery
11 26 (13.27%) React
12 24 (12.24%) WinForms
13 21 (10.71%) WPF
14 16 (8.16%) Backbone.js
14 16 (8.16%) Ember.js
14 16 (8.16%) Ruby on Rails
15 8 (4.08%) Redux
15 8 (4.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 49 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.65%) User Experience
4 13 (6.63%) Robotics
5 8 (4.08%) Analytical Mindset
5 8 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.55%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.04%) Clustering
7 4 (2.04%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.04%) Replication
8 2 (1.02%) Fintech
8 2 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.51%) EMV
9 1 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Smart Home
9 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.73%) Linux
2 3 (1.53%) Android
2 3 (1.53%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.02%) Windows
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (72.96%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (40.31%) MVC
3 64 (32.65%) TDD
4 60 (30.61%) Web Application Development
5 51 (26.02%) Scrum
6 34 (17.35%) Test Automation
7 29 (14.80%) Mentoring
8 28 (14.29%) Asset Management
8 28 (14.29%) Computer Science
9 23 (11.73%) Business Analysis
9 23 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (11.22%) Content Management
11 21 (10.71%) Dependency Injection
11 21 (10.71%) Kanban
11 21 (10.71%) MVVM
12 20 (10.20%) Artificial Intelligence
12 20 (10.20%) Thought Leadership
13 18 (9.18%) OO
14 17 (8.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 16 (8.16%) Epics
Programming Languages
1 109 (55.61%) C#
1 109 (55.61%) JavaScript
2 35 (17.86%) SQL
3 25 (12.76%) Java
4 24 (12.24%) Ruby
5 8 (4.08%) PL/SQL
5 8 (4.08%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.04%) COBOL
6 4 (2.04%) PHP
6 4 (2.04%) Python
7 3 (1.53%) C
8 2 (1.02%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.51%) BeanShell
9 1 (0.51%) C++
9 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (16.33%) Degree
2 28 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.57%) ISEB
4 6 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.06%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.02%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.02%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.10%) QA
2 3 (1.53%) PMO
3 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.02%) zsh
2 1 (0.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (4.08%) Ansible
2 2 (1.02%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.51%) Nessus
Vendors
1 88 (44.90%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.22%) Alterian
2 22 (11.22%) Sitecore
3 15 (7.65%) Cadence
4 12 (6.12%) Oracle
5 8 (4.08%) SAP
6 6 (3.06%) IBM
7 5 (2.55%) Automation Anywhere
7 5 (2.55%) Blue Prism
7 5 (2.55%) UiPath
8 4 (2.04%) IBM Sterling
8 4 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.04%) Xamarin
9 3 (1.53%) Tableau
10 2 (1.02%) Google
10 2 (1.02%) Sybase
11 1 (0.51%) Forcepoint
11 1 (0.51%) McAfee
11 1 (0.51%) Samsung
11 1 (0.51%) ServiceNow