Period
to 8 March 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 8 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Tandem
UK
6 months to
8 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 767 802 831
Rank change year-on-year +35 +29 -36
Permanent jobs citing Tandem 55 192 276
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.41% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 51 162 237
Median annual salary £72,500 £53,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.88% +7.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £41,250 £31,600 £31,150
90th Percentile £97,500 £79,875 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £72,500 £58,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +23.40% +30.56% +20.00%

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 29,816 46,818 59,136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.31% 38.56% 39.52%
Number of salaries quoted 21,752 36,460 45,531
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,405
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +2.27%

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 8 March 2021.

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 8 March 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 +103 36 £72,500 +23.40% 15
England +33 31 £55,109 +2.53% 27
Scotland - 23 £95,000 - 1
London +61 16 £55,109 +16.02% 14
North of England +72 6 £35,000 -33.33% 6
North West +67 5 - - 2
Work from Home -110 5 £52,500 +10.53%
South East +95 3 £56,250 -25.00% 3
South West +26 2 £42,500 +54.55% 1
East of England +84 1 £57,500 +54.36% 1
Midlands +53 1 £50,000 - 2
West Midlands +46 1 £50,000 - 2
North East +7 1 £35,000 -11.39%

For the 6 months to 8 March 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 30 (54.55%) Python
2 29 (52.73%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (47.27%) Scala
3 26 (47.27%) Kafka
3 26 (47.27%) Data Science
4 25 (45.45%) Scylla
4 25 (45.45%) BigQuery
4 25 (45.45%) Apache Spark
5 13 (23.64%) Data Engineering
6 12 (21.82%) GCP
7 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (18.18%) Finance
9 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
10 8 (14.55%) Analytics
11 7 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (10.91%) Workflow
12 6 (10.91%) Azure
12 6 (10.91%) AWS
13 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
13 5 (9.09%) Banking
13 5 (9.09%) Programme Management
13 5 (9.09%) Derivative
13 5 (9.09%) Equities
13 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
13 5 (9.09%) Java
13 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
13 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
13 5 (9.09%) Project Delivery
13 5 (9.09%) Resource Allocation
14 4 (7.27%) PMO

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 25 (45.45%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.27%) Confluence
3 3 (5.45%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.82%) nginx
4 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (7.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) BASE24
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) GCP
2 6 (10.91%) AWS
2 6 (10.91%) Azure
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (3.64%) Google Analytics
4 2 (3.64%) SaaS
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.82%) AWS CodeBuild
5 1 (1.82%) AWS CodeDeploy
5 1 (1.82%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (1.82%) AWS Fargate
5 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) ATM
1 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.45%) DNS
2 3 (5.45%) HTTP
2 3 (5.45%) Internet
2 3 (5.45%) SMTP
3 2 (3.64%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (52.73%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (45.45%) BigQuery
2 25 (45.45%) Scylla
3 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.82%) Redis
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.82%) git-flow
2 1 (1.82%) Grunt
2 1 (1.82%) IntelliJ
2 1 (1.82%) Maven
2 1 (1.82%) Mockito
2 1 (1.82%) Postman
2 1 (1.82%) Selenium
2 1 (1.82%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.82%) TestNG
2 1 (1.82%) WebStorm
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Financial Institution
3 4 (7.27%) Investment Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Legal
4 2 (3.64%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Front Office
5 1 (1.82%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.82%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Data Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Engineering Manager
3 4 (7.27%) Applications Manager
3 4 (7.27%) BASE24 Tester
3 4 (7.27%) Data Manager
3 4 (7.27%) Developer
3 4 (7.27%) Finance Manager
3 4 (7.27%) Finance Project Manager
3 4 (7.27%) Platform Manager
3 4 (7.27%) Principal Engineer
3 4 (7.27%) Project Manager
3 4 (7.27%) Tester
4 3 (5.45%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Data Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Data Insight Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (3.64%) Insight Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Insight Data Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (47.27%) Kafka
2 4 (7.27%) CSS
2 4 (7.27%) HTML
3 3 (5.45%) REST
3 3 (5.45%) Web Services
4 2 (3.64%) Django
4 2 (3.64%) HTML5
5 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.82%) CSS3
5 1 (1.82%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.82%) jQuery
5 1 (1.82%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.82%) LESS
5 1 (1.82%) Node.js
5 1 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.82%) RESTful
5 1 (1.82%) Sass
5 1 (1.82%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.82%) Thymeleaf
5 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Derivative
1 5 (9.09%) Equities
2 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) EMV
3 2 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) FMCG
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Unix
3 1 (1.82%) CentOS
3 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.82%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) Data Science
2 13 (23.64%) Data Engineering
3 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.55%) Analytics
5 7 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (10.91%) Workflow
7 5 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 5 (9.09%) Project Delivery
7 5 (9.09%) Resource Allocation
7 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.27%) Business Case
8 4 (7.27%) Change Control
8 4 (7.27%) Front End Development
8 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.27%) Project Management
8 4 (7.27%) Project Planning
8 4 (7.27%) Sprint Planning
8 4 (7.27%) Supplier Management
8 4 (7.27%) Test Management
8 4 (7.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (54.55%) Python
2 26 (47.27%) Scala
3 5 (9.09%) Java
3 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.27%) SQL
5 3 (5.45%) C++
6 2 (3.64%) Ruby
7 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.82%) C#
7 1 (1.82%) ES6
7 1 (1.82%) Go
7 1 (1.82%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (3.64%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) CCNA
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) ISO 8583
1 4 (7.27%) PMO
2 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.64%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.82%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Google
2 3 (5.45%) Rackspace
3 2 (3.64%) Facebook
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco
4 1 (1.82%) Citrix
4 1 (1.82%) Meraki
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) SAP
4 1 (1.82%) VMware