The table below looks at the statistics for Erlang skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Erlang over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Erlang
Rank 828 680 804
Rank change year-on-year
-148 +124
Permanent jobs citing Erlang 69 257 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.21% 0.091%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.40% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 58 108 95
Average salary £70,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,750 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+52.94% -5.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
55582 64023 57773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.43% 52.80% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 47296 54663 49736
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

Erlang
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Erlang within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Erlang Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Erlang
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Erlang within the UK.

Erlang Salary Trend in the UK

Erlang
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Erlang over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 within the UK.

Erlang Salary Histogram in the UK

Erlang
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Erlang within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -140 63 £70,000 +21.73% 11
London -45 47 £70,000 +21.73% 6
Staffordshire - 9 £70,000 - 3
West Midlands - 9 £70,000 - 3
South Wales - 4 - -
Wales - 4 - -
Cardiff - 4 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £70,000 -
City of London +28 2 £61,250 -12.50% 1
Bath +13 2 £47,500 +46.15%
Somerset +11 2 £47,500 +46.15%
South West -43 2 £47,500 +46.15%
South East +14 1 - -
East of England -43 1 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire -62 1 £50,000 +2.56%
Berkshire - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 2
Reading - 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 £50,000 -
Scotland - 1 - - 2

Erlang
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Erlang also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Erlang.

1 109 (66.87%) Scala
2 92 (56.44%) Functional Programming
3 85 (52.15%) Java
4 81 (49.69%) Linux
5 77 (47.24%) Haskell
6 64 (39.26%) F#
7 57 (34.97%) Clojure
8 55 (33.74%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (27.61%) C#
9 45 (27.61%) Middleware
10 41 (25.15%) .NET
11 38 (23.31%) Software Engineering
12 36 (22.09%) Spring
12 36 (22.09%) Ruby
12 36 (22.09%) Finance
12 36 (22.09%) Computer Science
13 35 (21.47%) Python
14 34 (20.86%) E-Commerce
14 34 (20.86%) TDD
15 32 (19.63%) SQL
15 32 (19.63%) Algorithms
16 30 (18.40%) NoSQL
17 28 (17.18%) Analytical Skills
17 28 (17.18%) Low Latency
18 27 (16.56%) Go
19 26 (15.95%) Apache Cassandra
19 26 (15.95%) OO
19 26 (15.95%) C++
20 25 (15.34%) Elasticsearch
20 25 (15.34%) Riak

Erlang
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Erlang also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Erlang. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (15.34%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (11.04%) Apache Solr
2 18 (11.04%) Apache Spark
2 18 (11.04%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (4.29%) Node.js
4 3 (1.84%) Facebook Platform
5 2 (1.23%) Apache
6 1 (0.61%) Zope
6 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.61%) JBoss
6 1 (0.61%) Tornado
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.29%) SaaS
2 5 (3.07%) OpenShift
3 3 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.23%) IaaS
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.61%) GitHub
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.61%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.61%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.50%) TCP/IP
2 15 (9.20%) Internet
3 9 (5.52%) HTTP
4 5 (3.07%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (3.07%) AMQP
5 3 (1.84%) tcpdump
6 2 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.23%) MPLS
6 2 (1.23%) OSPF
6 2 (1.23%) BGP
6 2 (1.23%) RTP
6 2 (1.23%) SS7
6 2 (1.23%) Firewall
6 2 (1.23%) CTI
6 2 (1.23%) VLAN
6 2 (1.23%) Cisco ICM
7 1 (0.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.40%) NoSQL
2 26 (15.95%) Apache Cassandra
3 25 (15.34%) Riak
4 23 (14.11%) Relational Database
5 22 (13.50%) Redis
6 21 (12.88%) Hadoop
7 10 (6.13%) MySQL
8 9 (5.52%) Big Data
9 7 (4.29%) Couchbase
10 3 (1.84%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.84%) CouchDB
11 2 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.61%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.61%) Voldemort
12 1 (0.61%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 14 (8.59%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.36%) JUnit
3 7 (4.29%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.68%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.84%) Subversion
6 2 (1.23%) TestNG
6 2 (1.23%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.23%) Hudson
7 1 (0.61%) Maven
7 1 (0.61%) Mockito
7 1 (0.61%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.61%) Selenium
7 1 (0.61%) JIRA
7 1 (0.61%) PyUnit
7 1 (0.61%) RSpec
General
1 36 (22.09%) Finance
2 11 (6.75%) Telecoms
2 11 (6.75%) Banking
3 6 (3.68%) Games
4 5 (3.07%) Electronics
5 4 (2.45%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.45%) Retail
6 2 (1.23%) Marketing
6 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.61%) Publishing
7 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (65.64%) Developer
2 28 (17.18%) Software Engineer
3 21 (12.88%) Middleware Developer
4 18 (11.04%) C# Developer
4 18 (11.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (10.43%) Java Developer
6 10 (6.13%) Senior Developer
7 7 (4.29%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (3.68%) Scala Developer
8 6 (3.68%) Programmer
8 6 (3.68%) Python Developer
8 6 (3.68%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (3.07%) Architect
10 4 (2.45%) Lead Developer
10 4 (2.45%) Systems Developer
10 4 (2.45%) Team Leader
10 4 (2.45%) Lead Java Developer
11 3 (1.84%) Middleware Engineer
12 2 (1.23%) AWS Developer
12 2 (1.23%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (27.61%) Middleware
2 41 (25.15%) .NET
3 36 (22.09%) Spring
4 24 (14.72%) Akka
5 19 (11.66%) REST
6 18 (11.04%) Kafka
6 18 (11.04%) Grails
7 16 (9.82%) JSON
8 14 (8.59%) XML
8 14 (8.59%) AngularJS
9 10 (6.13%) HTML
10 8 (4.91%) HTML5
10 8 (4.91%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (4.91%) XMPP
11 7 (4.29%) JMS
11 7 (4.29%) J2EE
11 7 (4.29%) Twisted
11 7 (4.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (3.68%) Play Framework
13 5 (3.07%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (22.09%) Computer Science
2 32 (19.63%) Algorithms
3 28 (17.18%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (12.27%) Mathematics
5 15 (9.20%) Grid Computing
6 9 (5.52%) Hedge funds
6 9 (5.52%) Data Structures
7 6 (3.68%) Smart Meter
8 4 (2.45%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (2.45%) Physics
8 4 (2.45%) Statistical Arbitrage
8 4 (2.45%) Derivative
8 4 (2.45%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (1.84%) Online Games
10 2 (1.23%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.23%) Blog
10 2 (1.23%) DTV
10 2 (1.23%) IVR
10 2 (1.23%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 81 (49.69%) Linux
2 19 (11.66%) UNIX
3 9 (5.52%) Windows
4 6 (3.68%) Solaris
4 6 (3.68%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.45%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.45%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (56.44%) Functional Programming
2 55 (33.74%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (23.31%) Software Engineering
4 34 (20.86%) E-Commerce
4 34 (20.86%) TDD
5 28 (17.18%) Low Latency
6 26 (15.95%) OO
7 21 (12.88%) SOA
7 21 (12.88%) Multithreading
8 20 (12.27%) Concurrent Programming
9 18 (11.04%) Software Architecture
9 18 (11.04%) Open Source
10 17 (10.43%) BDD
10 17 (10.43%) OOP
10 17 (10.43%) OOD
11 13 (7.98%) Investment Management
11 13 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (6.75%) SDLC
13 10 (6.13%) DevOps
14 9 (5.52%) Complex Event Processing
Programming Languages
1 109 (66.87%) Scala
2 85 (52.15%) Java
3 77 (47.24%) Haskell
4 64 (39.26%) F#
5 57 (34.97%) Clojure
6 45 (27.61%) C#
7 36 (22.09%) Ruby
8 35 (21.47%) Python
9 32 (19.63%) SQL
10 27 (16.56%) Go
11 26 (15.95%) C++
12 22 (13.50%) OCaml
13 18 (11.04%) Groovy
14 11 (6.75%) C
14 11 (6.75%) PHP
14 11 (6.75%) Lisp
15 9 (5.52%) JavaScript
16 5 (3.07%) Objective-C
17 3 (1.84%) Perl
17 3 (1.84%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (6.75%) Degree
2 2 (1.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (11.04%) Docker
2 3 (1.84%) Snort
3 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (11.04%) Puppet
1 18 (11.04%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (6.75%) MOM
3 6 (3.68%) HAProxy
4 5 (3.07%) Mesos
Vendors
1 10 (6.13%) Facebook
2 8 (4.91%) Google
3 7 (4.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.68%) Zend
5 5 (3.07%) Oracle
6 3 (1.84%) Twitter
7 2 (1.23%) SAP
7 2 (1.23%) Cisco
7 2 (1.23%) VMware
8 1 (0.61%) ATG
8 1 (0.61%) VocaLink
8 1 (0.61%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
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