Period
to 1 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Target Operating Model skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Target Operating Model over the 6 months to 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Target Operating Model (TOM)
UK
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 703 714 748
Rank change year-on-year +11 +34 -67
Permanent jobs citing Target Operating Model 297 424 496
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.31% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 190 282 291
Median annual salary £70,000 £63,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -21.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £38,000 £39,550 £47,500
90th Percentile £102,750 £96,250 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% -15.38% +4.00%

Target Operating Model is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 108,044 136,430 162,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.91% 92.22% 92.18%
Number of salaries quoted 85,641 107,441 132,295
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Target Operating Model
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Target Operating Model as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Target Operating Model in the UK

Target Operating Model
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Target Operating Model.

Salary trend for Target Operating Model in the UK

Target Operating Model
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Target Operating Model over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Target Operating Model in the UK

Target Operating Model
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Target Operating Model within the UK over the 6 months to 1 April 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 +35 282 £70,000 +7.69% 12
London +21 206 £72,500 +3.57% 6
UK excluding London +57 87 £65,000 +18.18% 6
North of England +70 32 £70,000 +12.90% 4
South East +53 22 £70,000 +17.40% 1
Yorkshire +41 17 £70,000 -5.08% 2
South West +38 14 £46,000 -8.00%
North West +39 10 £80,000 +45.45% 2
Scotland +26 7 £50,000 +11.11%
Midlands +50 6 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Work from Home -1 5 £66,250 +46.06%
North East - 5 £45,000 -
West Midlands +30 4 £55,000 -8.33% 1
East Midlands +34 2 - -
Wales -21 2 £57,000 +14.00%
East of England - 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, IT jobs citing Target Operating Model 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 Target Operating Model.

1 115 (38.72%) Finance
2 94 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (27.61%) Business Analysis
4 65 (21.89%) Project Management
5 63 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 53 (17.85%) Change Management
7 49 (16.50%) Security Cleared
8 47 (15.82%) Analytics
8 47 (15.82%) Analytical Skills
8 47 (15.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 42 (14.14%) Information Security
9 42 (14.14%) Microsoft
10 40 (13.47%) Microsoft Excel
10 40 (13.47%) Degree
10 40 (13.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 39 (13.13%) Asset Management
12 37 (12.46%) Microsoft Office
12 37 (12.46%) Management Information System
13 34 (11.45%) Banking
14 33 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
15 30 (10.10%) Coaching
16 29 (9.76%) CISSP
16 29 (9.76%) C
17 28 (9.43%) Risk Management
18 27 (9.09%) Migration
18 27 (9.09%) Waterfall
18 27 (9.09%) Public Sector
19 26 (8.75%) CISM
19 26 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
19 26 (8.75%) CCNP

Target Operating Model
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 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 40 (13.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 40 (13.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 37 (12.46%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.36%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.36%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.01%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.67%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.34%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.05%) Power Platform
2 10 (3.37%) Adobe Analytics
3 6 (2.02%) Azure
4 5 (1.68%) AWS
5 3 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.34%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.34%) SaaS
6 1 (0.34%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.42%) Firewall
2 4 (1.35%) OpenScape
2 4 (1.35%) Unified Communications
2 4 (1.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.72%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (5.05%) Power BI
3 3 (1.01%) GIS
4 1 (0.34%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (3.37%) webpack
2 3 (1.01%) JIRA
General
1 115 (38.72%) Finance
2 34 (11.45%) Banking
3 27 (9.09%) Public Sector
4 25 (8.42%) Marketing
5 23 (7.74%) Telecoms
6 15 (5.05%) Legal
7 13 (4.38%) Local Government
8 12 (4.04%) Police
9 11 (3.70%) Front Office
10 9 (3.03%) Back Office
10 9 (3.03%) Retail
11 8 (2.69%) Law
11 8 (2.69%) Manufacturing
12 7 (2.36%) Financial Institution
13 4 (1.35%) Retail Banking
14 3 (1.01%) Fire and Rescue
15 2 (0.67%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.67%) French Language
15 2 (0.67%) German Language
15 2 (0.67%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 82 (27.61%) Analyst
2 73 (24.58%) Business Analyst
3 43 (14.48%) Consultant
4 32 (10.77%) Architect
5 25 (8.42%) Project Manager
6 24 (8.08%) Business Manager
7 20 (6.73%) Change Manager
8 18 (6.06%) Business Change Manager
8 18 (6.06%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 18 (6.06%) Security Manager
8 18 (6.06%) Senior Manager
9 15 (5.05%) Business Consultant
9 15 (5.05%) Digital Architect
9 15 (5.05%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 15 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (4.04%) Business Architect
10 12 (4.04%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 12 (4.04%) IT Manager
10 12 (4.04%) Technical Analyst
11 10 (3.37%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.40%) .NET
2 13 (4.38%) React
3 10 (3.37%) Node.js
3 10 (3.37%) Redux
4 6 (2.02%) Apache Flex
4 6 (2.02%) REST
5 4 (1.35%) gRPC
6 3 (1.01%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.01%) Backbone.js
6 3 (1.01%) Esper
6 3 (1.01%) NumPy
6 3 (1.01%) Pandas
6 3 (1.01%) Pyramid
6 3 (1.01%) SciPy
6 3 (1.01%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (15.82%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (12.46%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.71%) Reinsurance
4 13 (4.38%) Fixed Income
5 12 (4.04%) Analytical Mindset
6 10 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.36%) Private Cloud
7 7 (2.36%) Virtual Team
8 6 (2.02%) Cyberattack
9 5 (1.68%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.35%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.35%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.35%) Renewable Energy
10 4 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.01%) Life Science
11 3 (1.01%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.67%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.67%) Derivative
12 2 (0.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.35%) Windows
1 4 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (27.61%) Business Analysis
3 65 (21.89%) Project Management
4 63 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (17.85%) Change Management
6 47 (15.82%) Analytics
6 47 (15.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 42 (14.14%) Information Security
8 39 (13.13%) Asset Management
9 33 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
10 30 (10.10%) Coaching
11 28 (9.43%) Risk Management
12 27 (9.09%) Migration
12 27 (9.09%) Waterfall
13 25 (8.42%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (8.42%) Project Delivery
14 24 (8.08%) Six Sigma
15 22 (7.41%) Business Development
15 22 (7.41%) Data Analysis
16 20 (6.73%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.76%) C
2 24 (8.08%) SQL
3 23 (7.74%) Java
4 10 (3.37%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.03%) Python
6 6 (2.02%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.35%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.35%) C++
7 4 (1.35%) Perl
7 4 (1.35%) Ruby
7 4 (1.35%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.34%) C#
8 1 (0.34%) R
Qualifications
1 49 (16.50%) Security Cleared
2 40 (13.47%) Degree
3 29 (9.76%) CISSP
4 26 (8.75%) CCNP
4 26 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (8.75%) CISM
5 25 (8.42%) SANS
6 24 (8.08%) DV Cleared
7 16 (5.39%) CESG Certified Professional
8 15 (5.05%) CIMA
8 15 (5.05%) SC Cleared
9 13 (4.38%) CFA
10 9 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (1.68%) CBAP
11 5 (1.68%) IIBA
11 5 (1.68%) MCSE
11 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.68%) PMP
12 4 (1.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 4 (1.35%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (3.03%) NIST
2 7 (2.36%) QA
3 6 (2.02%) NIST 800
4 5 (1.68%) PMO
5 4 (1.35%) GDPR
6 3 (1.01%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.01%) EMIR
6 3 (1.01%) MiFID
6 3 (1.01%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.01%) SLA
7 2 (0.67%) COBIT
7 2 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.67%) GAAP
7 2 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.34%) FATCA
System Software
1 5 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (1.35%) SCCM
1 4 (1.35%) SCOM
2 1 (0.34%) Grafana
2 1 (0.34%) Kibana
Vendors
1 42 (14.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.71%) Guidewire
3 12 (4.04%) Oracle
4 11 (3.70%) Capita
5 10 (3.37%) Adobe
6 6 (2.02%) Casewise
7 5 (1.68%) SAP
8 4 (1.35%) Cisco
8 4 (1.35%) Mitel
9 3 (1.01%) Ariba
10 2 (0.67%) Cadence
10 2 (0.67%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.34%) Charles River
11 1 (0.34%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.34%) FIS
11 1 (0.34%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.34%) SimCorp
11 1 (0.34%) Tableau
11 1 (0.34%) Talend
11 1 (0.34%) WorldPay