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 planning324
Information systems coordination72
Information management3111
Enterprise and business architecture412
Solution architecture224
Innovation242
Emerging technology monitoring161
Research1312
Demand management11
Investment appraisal22
Financial management14
Measurement112
Sustainability22
Continuity management13
Security and privacyInformation security1331
Information assurance21
Personal data protection31
Vulnerability research11
Threat intelligence21
Governance, risk and complianceGovernance21
Risk management1211
Audit12
Quality management111
Quality assurance12
Advice and guidanceConsultancy312
Specialist advice33
Methods and tools141

Change and transformation

Level 1Level 2Level 3Level 4Level 5Level 6Level 7
Change implementationPortfolio management11
Programme management11
Project management13
Portfolio, programme and project support1
Change analysisBusiness situation analysis2
Feasibility assessment11
Requirements definition and management131
Business modelling12
Acceptance testing12
Change planningBusiness process improvement32
Organisational capability development11
Organisation design and implementation12
Organisational change management12
Benefits management2

Development and implementation

Level 1Level 2Level 3Level 4Level 5Level 6Level 7
Systems developmentProduct management11
Systems development management11
Systems and software life cycle engineering2
Systems design14
Software design114
Network design112
Hardware design112
Programming/software development2231
Systems integration and build11131
Testing1112
Software configuration212
Real-time/embedded systems development12
Safety engineering1
Safety assessment
Radio frequency engineering
Animation development
Data and analysisData management21
Data modelling and design22
Database design13
Data engineering11
Database administration21
Data science111
Machine learning1
Business intelligence21
Data visualisation12
User experienceUser research
User experience analysis
User experience design
User experience evaluation
Content managementContent authoring11
Content publishing
Knowledge management2
Computational ScienceScientific modelling11
Numerical analysis11
High performance computing11

Relationships and engagement

Level 1Level 2Level 3Level 4Level 5Level 6Level 7
Stakeholder managementSourcing11
Supplier management2
Contract management11
Relationship management112
Customer service support121
Business administration13
Sales and MarketingMarketing12
Selling21
Sales support2

Delivery and operation

Level 1Level 2Level 3Level 4Level 5Level 6Level 7
Technology managementTechnology service management1
Application support211
IT infrastructure13
System software
Network support12
Systems installation and removal11
Configuration management11
Release and deployment2
Storage management1
Facilities management1
Service managementService level management11
Service catalogue management11
Availability management1
Capacity management1
Incident management21
Problem management21
Change control111
Asset management1
Service acceptance1
Security operationsSecurity operations111
Vulnerability assessment11
Digital forensics1
Penetration testing1

People and skills

Level 1Level 2Level 3Level 4Level 5Level 6Level 7
People managementPerformance management2
Employee experience111
Organisational facilitation2
Professional development111
Workforce planning12
Resourcing3
Skills managementLearning and development management121
Learning design and development23
Learning delivery31
Competency assessment11
Certification scheme operation11
Teaching111
Subject formation11

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