Skills Heat Map

Skills Heat Map

The heat map below is a summary of the Skills Assessment data from SFIA self assessments that are part of your user profile. Each cell shows the number of people in the region who say they have each skill at that level.

We also collect regional industry statistics, and have a tech ecosystem map to help you see how things fit together here.

Strategy and architecture

Level 1Level 2Level 3Level 4Level 5Level 6Level 7
Strategy and planningStrategic planning445
Information systems coordination93
Information management4312
Enterprise and business architecture522
Solution architecture225
Emerging technology monitoring191
Demand management13
Investment appraisal33
Financial management34
Continuity management2114
Security and privacyInformation security21431
Information assurance22
Personal data protection51
Vulnerability research211
Threat intelligence311
Governance, risk and complianceGovernance41
Risk management21321
Quality management122
Quality assurance222
Advice and guidanceConsultancy1413
Specialist advice144
Methods and tools2253

Change and transformation

Level 1Level 2Level 3Level 4Level 5Level 6Level 7
Change implementationPortfolio management22
Programme management31
Project management1242
Portfolio, programme and project support2111
Change analysisBusiness situation analysis1131
Feasibility assessment131
Requirements definition and management12142
Business modelling223
Acceptance testing2123
Change planningBusiness process improvement43
Organisational capability development111
Organisation design and implementation22
Organisational change management13
Benefits management3

Development and implementation

Level 1Level 2Level 3Level 4Level 5Level 6Level 7
Systems developmentProduct management331
Systems development management211
Systems and software life cycle engineering131
Systems design1251
Software design1216
Network design312
Hardware design213
Programming/software development15543
Systems integration and build32351
Software configuration613
Real-time/embedded systems development221
Safety engineering1
Safety assessment11
Radio frequency engineering
Animation development1
Data and analysisData management62
Data modelling and design2422
Database design261
Data engineering2411
Database administration151
Data science411
Machine learning21
Business intelligence511
Data visualisation412
User experienceUser research12
User experience analysis21
User experience design12
User experience evaluation21
Content managementContent authoring122
Content publishing12
Knowledge management13
Computational ScienceScientific modelling11
Numerical analysis3
High performance computing11

Relationships and engagement

Level 1Level 2Level 3Level 4Level 5Level 6Level 7
Stakeholder managementSourcing121
Supplier management22
Contract management31
Relationship management222
Customer service support12132
Business administration2114
Sales and MarketingMarketing213
Sales support122

Delivery and operation

Level 1Level 2Level 3Level 4Level 5Level 6Level 7
Technology managementTechnology service management1
Application support412
IT infrastructure1133
System software11
Network support12
Systems installation and removal1221
Configuration management211
Release and deployment212
Storage management11
Facilities management1
Service managementService level management121
Service catalogue management31
Availability management21
Capacity management21
Incident management61
Problem management141
Change control1221
Asset management11
Service acceptance11
Security operationsSecurity operations1111
Vulnerability assessment111
Digital forensics11
Penetration testing11

People and skills

Level 1Level 2Level 3Level 4Level 5Level 6Level 7
People managementPerformance management131
Employee experience412
Organisational facilitation311
Professional development222
Workforce planning23
Skills managementLearning and development management132
Learning design and development231
Learning delivery133
Competency assessment211
Certification scheme operation111
Subject formation32

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