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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Technology Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Technology Strategy over the 6 months to 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technology Strategy
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 318 355 410
Rank change year-on-year +37 +55 -47
Permanent jobs citing Technology Strategy 1,908 1,035 458
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.13% 0.90% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.96% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 933 623 343
10th Percentile £45,000 £46,250 £48,800
25th Percentile £57,500 £56,704 £63,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
75th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £95,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £112,500 £115,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% -7.14% +7.69%

Technology Strategy 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 161,721 107,622 58,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.75% 94.06% 93.09%
Number of salaries quoted 84,129 73,141 47,812
10th Percentile £34,207 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,600 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.91% +1.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,290 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Technology Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Technology Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Technology Strategy in the UK

Technology Strategy
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Technology Strategy.

Salary trend for Technology Strategy in the UK

Technology Strategy
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Technology Strategy over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Technology Strategy in the UK

Technology Strategy
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technology Strategy within the UK over the 6 months to 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England +56 1,707 £82,500 +13.79% 216
London +33 1,002 £92,500 +12.12% 89
UK excluding London +38 764 £67,500 +3.85% 154
Work from Home +4 692 £80,250 +11.07% 59
North of England +25 235 £65,000 - 32
South East +21 228 £72,500 -3.33% 28
Yorkshire +43 119 £65,000 - 15
North West -47 101 £56,250 -19.64% 14
East of England -4 99 £72,000 -7.10% 23
Midlands -11 91 £59,114 -4.97% 21
Scotland -53 50 £70,000 +27.27% 19
West Midlands -38 47 £64,500 -14.00% 10
East Midlands +3 44 £56,500 +2.73% 11
South West -29 43 £80,000 +30.61% 23
North East +5 23 £110,000 +121.11% 3
Wales -16 21 £57,599 -4.00% 6

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, IT jobs citing Technology Strategy 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 Technology Strategy.

1 1,311 (68.71%) IT Strategy
2 883 (46.28%) Agile
3 626 (32.81%) Business Strategy
4 490 (25.68%) AWS
5 486 (25.47%) Finance
6 474 (24.84%) Social Skills
7 470 (24.63%) Azure
8 431 (22.59%) Problem-Solving
9 335 (17.56%) Java
10 282 (14.78%) Software Engineering
10 282 (14.78%) Microservices
11 281 (14.73%) JavaScript
12 273 (14.31%) Mentoring
13 263 (13.78%) DevOps
14 256 (13.42%) Python
15 249 (13.05%) React
16 246 (12.89%) Kubernetes
16 246 (12.89%) Thought Leadership
17 240 (12.58%) Product Management
18 237 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
19 236 (12.37%) CI/CD
20 227 (11.90%) TDD
21 224 (11.74%) Microsoft
22 220 (11.53%) Enterprise Architecture
22 220 (11.53%) Degree
22 220 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
23 213 (11.16%) Docker
24 207 (10.85%) Enterprise Software
25 203 (10.64%) SQL
26 193 (10.12%) Strategic Roadmap

Technology Strategy
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 51 (2.67%) CMS
2 30 (1.57%) Cloud Foundry
3 29 (1.52%) Apache Spark
4 25 (1.31%) Confluence
4 25 (1.31%) SharePoint
5 16 (0.84%) Headless CMS
6 15 (0.79%) Apache
6 15 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
7 14 (0.73%) WebSphere
8 13 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 13 (0.68%) Drupal
9 10 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
9 10 (0.52%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.31%) Apache Pulsar
11 4 (0.21%) Ethereum
11 4 (0.21%) NServiceBus
11 4 (0.21%) SAS
12 3 (0.16%) Anypoint
13 2 (0.10%) GeoServer
13 2 (0.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 18 (0.94%) Photoshop
2 11 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.26%) Sketch
7 3 (0.16%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 33 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.79%) SAP CO
2 15 (0.79%) SAP FI
2 15 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
3 12 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.21%) Magento
5 4 (0.21%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.16%) SAP APO
6 3 (0.16%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.16%) SAP IBP
6 3 (0.16%) Shopify
7 2 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
7 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.10%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.052%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.052%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.052%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.052%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 490 (25.68%) AWS
2 470 (24.63%) Azure
3 157 (8.23%) GCP
4 156 (8.18%) SaaS
5 93 (4.87%) Cloud Computing
6 83 (4.35%) Serverless
7 74 (3.88%) IaaS
8 73 (3.83%) PaaS
9 70 (3.67%) GitHub
10 60 (3.14%) Microsoft 365
11 45 (2.36%) AWS CloudFormation
12 44 (2.31%) Power Platform
13 36 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
14 34 (1.78%) Amazon Kinesis
15 32 (1.68%) Azure DevOps
16 24 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
17 22 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
18 21 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
18 21 (1.10%) Heroku
18 21 (1.10%) SAP Commerce Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 73 (3.83%) Broadband
2 68 (3.56%) Firewall
3 45 (2.36%) 5G
3 45 (2.36%) Internet
4 28 (1.47%) WAN
5 26 (1.36%) DNS
6 20 (1.05%) LAN
7 16 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
8 15 (0.79%) VPN
9 12 (0.63%) TCP/IP
10 10 (0.52%) DHCP
10 10 (0.52%) SSL
11 9 (0.47%) HTTP
12 8 (0.42%) SD-WAN
12 8 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (0.31%) Network Security
13 6 (0.31%) SSH
14 5 (0.26%) AMQP
14 5 (0.26%) MPLS
14 5 (0.26%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (7.23%) MySQL
2 136 (7.13%) SQL Server
3 118 (6.18%) MongoDB
4 106 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 75 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
6 61 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
7 56 (2.94%) Big Data
8 49 (2.57%) Data Lake
9 46 (2.41%) Relational Database
10 34 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 34 (1.78%) Tableau
11 33 (1.73%) Hadoop
12 30 (1.57%) BigQuery
13 29 (1.52%) Power BI
14 26 (1.36%) Looker
14 26 (1.36%) Redis
15 21 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
16 20 (1.05%) OLTP
17 19 (1.00%) DynamoDB
17 19 (1.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 113 (5.92%) Git (software)
2 78 (4.09%) Jenkins
3 68 (3.56%) JIRA
4 38 (1.99%) GitLab
5 34 (1.78%) Selenium
6 31 (1.62%) Jasmine
7 27 (1.42%) JUnit
8 22 (1.15%) JMeter
9 21 (1.10%) Mocha
10 19 (1.00%) Maven
10 19 (1.00%) webpack
11 17 (0.89%) Bitbucket
12 16 (0.84%) Cypress.io
13 13 (0.68%) CircleCI
14 10 (0.52%) Android Studio
14 10 (0.52%) Gradle
15 9 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (0.37%) HP UFT
17 6 (0.31%) Gatling
18 5 (0.26%) Postman
General
1 486 (25.47%) Finance
2 474 (24.84%) Social Skills
3 220 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
4 189 (9.91%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 126 (6.60%) Marketing
6 120 (6.29%) Law
7 119 (6.24%) Retail
8 111 (5.82%) Influencing Skills
9 108 (5.66%) Banking
10 98 (5.14%) Games
11 90 (4.72%) Legal
12 63 (3.30%) Public Sector
13 58 (3.04%) Advertising
14 51 (2.67%) Publishing
15 39 (2.04%) Organisational Skills
16 34 (1.78%) Presentation Skills
17 28 (1.47%) Back Office
18 27 (1.42%) Front Office
19 21 (1.10%) Electronics
20 19 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 614 (32.18%) Architect
2 269 (14.10%) Developer
3 243 (12.74%) Solutions Architect
4 123 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 116 (6.08%) Enterprise Architect
6 95 (4.98%) Analyst
7 83 (4.35%) Principal Architect
8 62 (3.25%) Full Stack Developer
9 59 (3.09%) Development Manager
10 55 (2.88%) Senior Architect
11 54 (2.83%) Principal Engineer
12 52 (2.73%) Software Engineer
13 49 (2.57%) Security Architect
14 46 (2.41%) Chief Technology Officer
15 45 (2.36%) Java Developer
16 43 (2.25%) Cloud Architect
17 40 (2.10%) Data Architect
17 40 (2.10%) Technical Architect
18 37 (1.94%) Head of Technology
19 36 (1.89%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (13.05%) React
2 160 (8.39%) AngularJS
3 153 (8.02%) .NET
4 118 (6.18%) Kafka
5 114 (5.97%) REST
6 108 (5.66%) Spring Boot
7 105 (5.50%) Spring
8 103 (5.40%) Node.js
9 90 (4.72%) RESTful
10 79 (4.14%) HTML
11 70 (3.67%) Web Services
12 63 (3.30%) GraphQL
13 49 (2.57%) CSS
14 45 (2.36%) .NET Core
15 42 (2.20%) RabbitMQ
16 40 (2.10%) React Native
17 34 (1.78%) XML
18 33 (1.73%) OAuth
19 32 (1.68%) Django
20 28 (1.47%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 207 (10.85%) Enterprise Software
2 126 (6.60%) Management Information System
3 88 (4.61%) Self-Motivation
4 86 (4.51%) User Experience
5 81 (4.25%) Mobile App
6 80 (4.19%) Public Cloud
7 72 (3.77%) Cloud Native
8 63 (3.30%) Blog
9 46 (2.41%) Social Media
10 44 (2.31%) Legacy Applications
11 43 (2.25%) Data Centre
11 43 (2.25%) Virtual Team
12 34 (1.78%) Analytical Mindset
13 31 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
14 27 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
15 25 (1.31%) Hackathon
16 21 (1.10%) Legacy Code
17 20 (1.05%) Augmented Reality
18 19 (1.00%) IoT
18 19 (1.00%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 84 (4.40%) Linux
2 75 (3.93%) Apple iOS
3 65 (3.41%) Windows
4 63 (3.30%) Android
5 27 (1.42%) Unix
6 18 (0.94%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.21%) Debian
7 4 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.21%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (0.10%) HPUX
9 2 (0.10%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.052%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,311 (68.71%) IT Strategy
2 883 (46.28%) Agile
3 626 (32.81%) Business Strategy
4 431 (22.59%) Problem-Solving
5 282 (14.78%) Microservices
5 282 (14.78%) Software Engineering
6 273 (14.31%) Mentoring
7 263 (13.78%) DevOps
8 246 (12.89%) Thought Leadership
9 240 (12.58%) Product Management
10 237 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 236 (12.37%) CI/CD
12 227 (11.90%) TDD
13 220 (11.53%) Enterprise Architecture
14 193 (10.12%) Strategic Roadmap
15 190 (9.96%) E-Commerce
16 189 (9.91%) Full Stack Development
17 182 (9.54%) Continuous Improvement
18 177 (9.28%) Analytics
19 175 (9.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 335 (17.56%) Java
2 281 (14.73%) JavaScript
3 256 (13.42%) Python
4 203 (10.64%) SQL
5 120 (6.29%) C#
6 107 (5.61%) TypeScript
7 48 (2.52%) PHP
8 44 (2.31%) PowerShell
9 38 (1.99%) Bash
10 36 (1.89%) T-SQL
11 26 (1.36%) Ruby
12 21 (1.10%) C++
13 16 (0.84%) C
13 16 (0.84%) Groovy
13 16 (0.84%) Perl
14 13 (0.68%) Apple Swift
14 13 (0.68%) Kotlin
15 12 (0.63%) R
15 12 (0.63%) Shell Script
16 11 (0.58%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 220 (11.53%) Degree
2 57 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 53 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 42 (2.20%) CISSP
5 41 (2.15%) SC Cleared
6 37 (1.94%) TOGAF Certification
7 34 (1.78%) AWS Certification
8 32 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (1.05%) PMI Certification
10 16 (0.84%) CISM
11 12 (0.63%) CISA
11 12 (0.63%) DBS Check
12 11 (0.58%) HNC
12 11 (0.58%) HND
12 11 (0.58%) PhD
12 11 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 10 (0.52%) SANS
14 9 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (0.42%) CCNP
15 8 (0.42%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (5.56%) QA
2 51 (2.67%) GDPR
3 45 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (2.36%) NIST
4 43 (2.25%) SLA
5 35 (1.83%) Data Quality
6 25 (1.31%) GRC
7 21 (1.10%) PCI DSS
8 20 (1.05%) Cyber Essentials
8 20 (1.05%) PMO
9 19 (1.00%) Actionable Recommendations
10 13 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 10 (0.52%) Accessibility
12 8 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 7 (0.37%) PSD2
14 6 (0.31%) NIST 800
15 5 (0.26%) GAMP
15 5 (0.26%) HIPAA
16 4 (0.21%) COBIT
17 3 (0.16%) NCSC
System Software
1 213 (11.16%) Docker
2 60 (3.14%) Active Directory
3 30 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.42%) vSphere
6 7 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (0.31%) HDFS
8 3 (0.16%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.052%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.052%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 246 (12.89%) Kubernetes
2 151 (7.91%) Terraform
3 66 (3.46%) Ansible
4 26 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
5 21 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (1.05%) Puppet
6 20 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (0.31%) CASB
8 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (0.21%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.21%) Rancher
9 3 (0.16%) CSIRT
9 3 (0.16%) Grafana
9 3 (0.16%) SCCM
9 3 (0.16%) WSUS
10 2 (0.10%) Kibana
11 1 (0.052%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.052%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.052%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 224 (11.74%) Microsoft
2 87 (4.56%) Google
3 57 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
4 56 (2.94%) SAP
5 49 (2.57%) Oracle
6 45 (2.36%) Sage
7 40 (2.10%) VMware
8 32 (1.68%) Dell
9 30 (1.57%) Cisco
10 26 (1.36%) Adobe
11 19 (1.00%) ServiceNow
11 19 (1.00%) Workday
12 17 (0.89%) Databricks
12 17 (0.89%) Sitecore
13 16 (0.84%) FIS
13 16 (0.84%) WorldPay
13 16 (0.84%) Zscaler
14 14 (0.73%) TOWER Software
15 13 (0.68%) ATG
16 11 (0.58%) IBM