The table below looks at the statistics for Protocol Buffers skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Protocol Buffers over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Protocol Buffers (protobuf)
Rank 847 849 795
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -54
Permanent jobs citing Protocol Buffers 11 18 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.017% 0.071%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.028% 0.042% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 73
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £34,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £45,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £34,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -13.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
38699 42380 42368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.41% 40.63% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32994 35247 37194
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Protocol Buffers
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Protocol Buffers within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Protocol Buffers Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Protocol Buffers
Salary Trend

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

Protocol Buffers Salary Trend in the UK

Protocol Buffers
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Protocol Buffers within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 11 £60,000 +33.33%
London +8 8 £63,750 +41.66%
Kent - 3 £57,500 -
Faversham - 3 £57,500 -
South East - 3 £57,500 -
City of London - 1 £67,500 -

Protocol Buffers
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Protocol Buffers 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 Protocol Buffers.

1 13 (65.00%) Java
1 13 (65.00%) Web Services
2 11 (55.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Google
3 10 (50.00%) C++
3 10 (50.00%) HTML
3 10 (50.00%) OO
4 9 (45.00%) XML
4 9 (45.00%) .NET
4 9 (45.00%) User Experience
5 8 (40.00%) J2EE
5 8 (40.00%) JSON
5 8 (40.00%) NoSQL
6 7 (35.00%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (35.00%) REST
6 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
6 7 (35.00%) HTML5
6 7 (35.00%) CSS
6 7 (35.00%) Hibernate
7 6 (30.00%) Scrum
7 6 (30.00%) MVC
7 6 (30.00%) Spring
7 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
7 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (30.00%) Spring MVC
8 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 5 (25.00%) JDBC

Protocol Buffers
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Protocol Buffers 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 Protocol Buffers. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) Node.js
2 3 (15.00%) Apache
2 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.00%) MySQL
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (10.00%) Redis
4 2 (10.00%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Subversion
2 3 (15.00%) Maven
2 3 (15.00%) jMock
2 3 (15.00%) JUnit
2 3 (15.00%) Moq
2 3 (15.00%) Mockito
2 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) NUnit
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Lead Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) iOS Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior iOS Developer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Lead C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) Web Services
2 10 (50.00%) HTML
3 9 (45.00%) .NET
3 9 (45.00%) XML
4 8 (40.00%) J2EE
4 8 (40.00%) JSON
5 7 (35.00%) HTML5
5 7 (35.00%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (35.00%) REST
5 7 (35.00%) CSS
5 7 (35.00%) Hibernate
6 6 (30.00%) Spring MVC
6 6 (30.00%) Spring
6 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
7 5 (25.00%) Ajax
7 5 (25.00%) JDBC
8 4 (20.00%) Servlets
8 4 (20.00%) J2SE
8 4 (20.00%) OpenGL
8 4 (20.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) User Experience
2 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.00%) Open Source
4 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.00%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Android
1 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) OO
3 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (30.00%) MVC
3 6 (30.00%) Scrum
3 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) UML
5 3 (15.00%) MVVM
5 3 (15.00%) AOP
5 3 (15.00%) Build Automation
5 3 (15.00%) Low Latency
5 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.00%) Microservices
6 2 (10.00%) iOS Development
6 2 (10.00%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) C#
3 10 (50.00%) C++
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) Objective-C
6 2 (10.00%) XPath
7 1 (5.00%) F#
7 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Google
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) Infragistics
3 3 (15.00%) Red Gate