Period
to 1 August 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for Line Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Line Management over the 6 months to 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Line Management
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 155 163 178
Rank change year-on-year +8 +15 -1
Permanent jobs citing Line Management 489 79 132
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.15% 1.46% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 1.57% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 278 59 72
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £32,350
25th Percentile £45,188 £47,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £61,250
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% -6.12% +11.36%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £81,250 £82,950
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £58,013
% change year-on-year -4.17% +3.43% +5.48%

Line Management 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 WFH option and a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 21,442 5,034 7,584
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 94.13% 93.02% 94.07%
Number of salaries quoted 17,006 4,360 6,586
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £56,822 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +9.52%
75th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Line Management
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Line Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Line Management trend for jobs with a WFH option

Line Management
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Line Management.

Line Management salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Line Management
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Line Management over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

Line Management salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, Line Management job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Line Management.

1 185 (37.83%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (34.15%) Social Skills
3 147 (30.06%) Microsoft
4 128 (26.18%) Mentoring
5 120 (24.54%) Scrum
6 107 (21.88%) Finance
7 102 (20.86%) Problem-Solving
8 92 (18.81%) JavaScript
9 87 (17.79%) Microservices
10 79 (16.16%) Azure
11 77 (15.75%) DevOps
11 77 (15.75%) Decision-Making
12 75 (15.34%) Analytical Skills
12 75 (15.34%) Java
13 71 (14.52%) Public Sector
14 68 (13.91%) SQL
15 67 (13.70%) Retail
16 65 (13.29%) TDD
16 65 (13.29%) REST
17 64 (13.09%) Project Management
18 62 (12.68%) AWS
19 61 (12.47%) HTML
20 57 (11.66%) Python
20 57 (11.66%) Web Development
21 56 (11.45%) Degree
21 56 (11.45%) Management Information System
22 55 (11.25%) Continuous Improvement
23 54 (11.04%) Test Automation
23 54 (11.04%) Marketing
23 54 (11.04%) .NET

Line Management
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 24 (4.91%) IIS
1 24 (4.91%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (3.07%) Confluence
4 13 (2.66%) CMS
5 8 (1.64%) nginx
6 5 (1.02%) SAS
7 4 (0.82%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.61%) Apache
8 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.61%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.41%) Drupal
9 2 (0.41%) Headless CMS
9 2 (0.41%) Liferay
10 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.20%) Moodle
10 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 53 (10.84%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (5.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (3.48%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (1.43%) Stata
5 6 (1.23%) InDesign
5 6 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.23%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (5.73%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (2.45%) Oracle Clinical
3 9 (1.84%) SAP HR
4 6 (1.23%) Magento
4 6 (1.23%) Shopify
5 4 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.82%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.20%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 79 (16.16%) Azure
2 62 (12.68%) AWS
3 21 (4.29%) GCP
4 20 (4.09%) Microsoft 365
5 19 (3.89%) OpenShift
6 15 (3.07%) SaaS
7 14 (2.86%) Serverless
8 13 (2.66%) GitHub
9 10 (2.04%) Power Platform
10 9 (1.84%) Amazon S3
10 9 (1.84%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (1.23%) Cloudflare
11 6 (1.23%) Yammer
12 5 (1.02%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 4 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.61%) Mimecast
15 2 (0.41%) IaaS
15 2 (0.41%) npm
15 2 (0.41%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.27%) HTTP
2 10 (2.04%) SMS
3 9 (1.84%) Firewall
4 7 (1.43%) VPN
5 5 (1.02%) VoIP
6 2 (0.41%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.41%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.20%) 3G
7 1 (0.20%) 4G
7 1 (0.20%) GSM
7 1 (0.20%) Internet
7 1 (0.20%) LAN
7 1 (0.20%) LTE
7 1 (0.20%) Packet Switching
7 1 (0.20%) SIGTRAN
7 1 (0.20%) SS7
7 1 (0.20%) UMTS
7 1 (0.20%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.20%) VLAN
7 1 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (9.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.36%) MongoDB
3 27 (5.52%) MySQL
4 23 (4.70%) Relational Database
5 22 (4.50%) NoSQL
6 18 (3.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 15 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (2.45%) Oracle Database
9 10 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (2.04%) Tableau
10 9 (1.84%) Amazon Athena
10 9 (1.84%) Amazon Aurora
10 9 (1.84%) Amazon QuickSight
10 9 (1.84%) Power BI
11 8 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (1.02%) Blockchain
13 5 (1.02%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.61%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 46 (9.41%) Git (software)
2 24 (4.91%) JIRA
3 13 (2.66%) git-flow
3 13 (2.66%) GitLab
4 11 (2.25%) webpack
5 10 (2.04%) JUnit
6 8 (1.64%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.43%) gulp
7 7 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (1.23%) Cactus
9 5 (1.02%) Cypress.io
9 5 (1.02%) Maven
9 5 (1.02%) Mockito
10 4 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.61%) Postman
11 3 (0.61%) Selenium
11 3 (0.61%) Subversion
12 2 (0.41%) Artifactory
12 2 (0.41%) Jasmine
General
1 167 (34.15%) Social Skills
2 107 (21.88%) Finance
3 75 (15.34%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (14.52%) Public Sector
5 67 (13.70%) Retail
6 54 (11.04%) Marketing
7 34 (6.95%) Organisational Skills
8 23 (4.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 21 (4.29%) Advertising
10 18 (3.68%) Banking
10 18 (3.68%) Law
11 14 (2.86%) Games
12 12 (2.45%) Influencing Skills
12 12 (2.45%) Legal
12 12 (2.45%) Presentation Skills
13 11 (2.25%) Billing
14 9 (1.84%) Telecoms
15 7 (1.43%) Manufacturing
16 6 (1.23%) Local Government
17 5 (1.02%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 127 (25.97%) Developer
2 30 (6.13%) Java Developer
3 27 (5.52%) Project Manager
4 25 (5.11%) Senior Developer
5 23 (4.70%) .NET Developer
5 23 (4.70%) Software Developer
6 22 (4.50%) Lead Developer
7 21 (4.29%) Agile Developer
7 21 (4.29%) C# Developer
7 21 (4.29%) Scala Developer
8 20 (4.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 19 (3.89%) Architect
9 19 (3.89%) JavaScript Developer
9 19 (3.89%) SQL Developer
10 18 (3.68%) Analyst
11 17 (3.48%) IT Manager
12 16 (3.27%) AWS Engineer
13 15 (3.07%) Senior Manager
13 15 (3.07%) Software Manager
14 14 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (13.29%) REST
2 61 (12.47%) HTML
3 54 (11.04%) .NET
4 49 (10.02%) AngularJS
5 47 (9.61%) CSS
6 42 (8.59%) Spring
7 36 (7.36%) RESTful
8 35 (7.16%) Node.js
9 33 (6.75%) Spring Boot
10 32 (6.54%) React
11 28 (5.73%) jQuery
12 26 (5.32%) ASP.NET
12 26 (5.32%) SOAP
13 25 (5.11%) COM
14 24 (4.91%) Play Framework
15 21 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 21 (4.29%) WCF
16 17 (3.48%) Web Services
17 16 (3.27%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.45%) Management Information System
2 50 (10.22%) User Experience
3 41 (8.38%) Virtual Team
4 37 (7.57%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (5.11%) Mobile App
6 23 (4.70%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (3.68%) Biotechnology
7 18 (3.68%) Life Science
8 15 (3.07%) Driving Licence
9 13 (2.66%) Data Structures
10 12 (2.45%) Hybrid Cloud
10 12 (2.45%) Legacy Systems
11 10 (2.04%) Data Centre
12 9 (1.84%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.64%) Cloud Native
14 7 (1.43%) LIMS
15 6 (1.23%) Blog
16 4 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
16 4 (0.82%) NHS
16 4 (0.82%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 30 (6.13%) Windows
2 18 (3.68%) Linux
3 11 (2.25%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.84%) Windows 10
4 9 (1.84%) Windows 7
4 9 (1.84%) Windows 8
5 6 (1.23%) Android
5 6 (1.23%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.82%) Unix
7 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.41%) Alpine Linux
9 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (37.83%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (26.18%) Mentoring
3 120 (24.54%) Scrum
4 102 (20.86%) Problem-Solving
5 87 (17.79%) Microservices
6 77 (15.75%) Decision-Making
6 77 (15.75%) DevOps
7 65 (13.29%) TDD
8 64 (13.09%) Project Management
9 57 (11.66%) Web Development
10 55 (11.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 54 (11.04%) Coaching
11 54 (11.04%) Test Automation
12 53 (10.84%) Project Delivery
13 50 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
14 43 (8.79%) Pair Programming
15 42 (8.59%) Clean Code
15 42 (8.59%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (8.59%) Service Delivery
16 40 (8.18%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 92 (18.81%) JavaScript
2 75 (15.34%) Java
3 68 (13.91%) SQL
4 57 (11.66%) Python
5 47 (9.61%) C#
6 34 (6.95%) Scala
7 29 (5.93%) T-SQL
8 28 (5.73%) PHP
9 15 (3.07%) TypeScript
10 8 (1.64%) C++
10 8 (1.64%) Go
11 7 (1.43%) R
12 6 (1.23%) C
13 5 (1.02%) Perl
13 5 (1.02%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.82%) Kotlin
14 4 (0.82%) Ruby
15 3 (0.61%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.61%) ES6
15 3 (0.61%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 56 (11.45%) Degree
2 40 (8.18%) BPSS Clearance
3 23 (4.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (3.89%) MCSD
5 13 (2.66%) Numerate Degree
6 10 (2.04%) Security Cleared
7 9 (1.84%) AWS Certification
7 9 (1.84%) CIPD
8 8 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (1.23%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.82%) CISSP
11 4 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (0.61%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 3 (0.61%) CBAP
12 3 (0.61%) CREST Certified
12 3 (0.61%) ISEB
12 3 (0.61%) OSCP
13 2 (0.41%) ACCA
13 2 (0.41%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.41%) Accessibility
2 41 (8.38%) GDPR
3 26 (5.32%) SLA
4 24 (4.91%) QA
5 13 (2.66%) Data Quality
6 12 (2.45%) Good Clinical Practice
7 8 (1.64%) PMO
8 4 (0.82%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.82%) WCAG
9 3 (0.61%) CDISC
10 2 (0.41%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.41%) HL7
11 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.20%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.20%) ITGC
11 1 (0.20%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.20%) NCSC
11 1 (0.20%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 29 (5.93%) Docker
2 5 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.61%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 36 (7.36%) Kubernetes
2 15 (3.07%) Terraform
3 4 (0.82%) ZABBIX
4 3 (0.61%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 2 (0.41%) Kibana
5 2 (0.41%) logstash
5 2 (0.41%) Puppet
5 2 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.20%) Ansible
6 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.20%) SCCM
6 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 147 (30.06%) Microsoft
2 38 (7.77%) Mercator
2 38 (7.77%) Oracle
3 19 (3.89%) Google
4 16 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (2.86%) SAP
6 6 (1.23%) Adobe
7 5 (1.02%) Cisco
8 4 (0.82%) VMware
9 3 (0.61%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.61%) Guidewire
9 3 (0.61%) Sophos
10 2 (0.41%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.41%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.41%) Facebook
10 2 (0.41%) Netlify
10 2 (0.41%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.41%) Talend
10 2 (0.41%) Twitter
10 2 (0.41%) Unisys