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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Protocol Buffers (protobuf)
Rank 876 897 847
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -50
Permanent jobs citing Protocol Buffers 7 10 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.009% 0.037%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.017% 0.021% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 38
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 £68,000 £44,250 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £73,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary - £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%

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
40417 46852 44018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.83% 39.90% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 34526 40022 38253
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 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 22 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
(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 +33 7 £70,000 -
Maidenhead - 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 - -
South East - 4 - -
London +39 3 £70,000 -
City of London +36 2 £68,750 -1.78%

Protocol Buffers
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (77.78%) Java
2 12 (66.67%) Web Services
3 11 (61.11%) NoSQL
4 10 (55.56%) HTML
5 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (44.44%) Google
5 8 (44.44%) XML
5 8 (44.44%) C++
5 8 (44.44%) REST
5 8 (44.44%) JSON
5 8 (44.44%) User Experience
6 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
6 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (38.89%) MongoDB
6 7 (38.89%) HTML5
6 7 (38.89%) C#
6 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
6 7 (38.89%) J2EE
6 7 (38.89%) CSS
6 7 (38.89%) OO
6 7 (38.89%) Ajax
6 7 (38.89%) Scrum
6 7 (38.89%) Finance
7 6 (33.33%) MVC
7 6 (33.33%) Spring MVC
7 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
7 6 (33.33%) Spring
7 6 (33.33%) .NET
7 6 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS

Protocol Buffers
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (22.22%) Node.js
1 4 (22.22%) Apache Pig
2 3 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (16.67%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) NoSQL
2 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
2 7 (38.89%) MongoDB
3 4 (22.22%) Hadoop
3 4 (22.22%) CouchDB
4 3 (16.67%) Redis
4 3 (16.67%) MySQL
4 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 3 (16.67%) Mockito
1 3 (16.67%) JUnit
1 3 (16.67%) Maven
1 3 (16.67%) Subversion
1 3 (16.67%) jMock
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Games
3 2 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 9 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Design Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Software Design Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Design Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Lead Web Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Lead Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) Web Services
2 10 (55.56%) HTML
3 8 (44.44%) XML
3 8 (44.44%) REST
3 8 (44.44%) JSON
4 7 (38.89%) HTML5
4 7 (38.89%) J2EE
4 7 (38.89%) CSS
4 7 (38.89%) Ajax
5 6 (33.33%) Spring MVC
5 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 6 (33.33%) Spring
5 6 (33.33%) .NET
5 6 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (22.22%) OpenGL
6 4 (22.22%) JDBC
6 4 (22.22%) Servlets
6 4 (22.22%) J2SE
6 4 (22.22%) jQuery
6 4 (22.22%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) User Experience
2 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (11.11%) Spread Betting
6 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
6 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
1 5 (27.78%) Android
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Phone
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) OO
2 7 (38.89%) Scrum
3 6 (33.33%) MVC
4 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
4 5 (27.78%) TDD
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 4 (22.22%) SOA
5 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
5 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
5 4 (22.22%) Microservices
6 3 (16.67%) Low Latency
6 3 (16.67%) Build Automation
6 3 (16.67%) UML
6 3 (16.67%) AOP
7 2 (11.11%) BDD
8 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
8 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (5.56%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) C++
3 7 (38.89%) C#
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) F#
6 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Google
2 4 (22.22%) SAP
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle