Period
to 18 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for GitHub skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GitHub over the 6 months to 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitHub
UK > England
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 130 224 270
Rank change year-on-year +94 +46 +22
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 3,000 660 1,602
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.72% 1.50% 1.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.22% 3.71% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,200 488 1,213
10th Percentile £38,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £83,750 £72,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £80,000 £97,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% -8.33% +9.09%

GitHub is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 48,259 17,786 40,721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.83% 40.39% 32.10%
Number of salaries quoted 33,883 15,244 33,840
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £93,750 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing GitHub as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for GitHub in England

GitHub
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GitHub in England.

Salary trend for GitHub in England

GitHub
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing GitHub in England over the 6 months to 18 October 2021.

Salary histogram for GitHub in England

GitHub
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the England region over the 6 months to 18 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +119 1,766 £72,500 +3.57% 222
South East +85 578 £60,000 +20.00% 51
North of England -50 210 £50,000 +11.11% 65
Midlands -43 174 £43,000 -11.79% 34
South West +20 173 £50,000 - 38
North West -48 129 £55,000 +22.22% 33
West Midlands -74 117 £41,250 -25.00% 22
Yorkshire -67 66 £50,000 +5.26% 25
East Midlands -34 57 £47,500 +18.75% 12
East of England -67 57 £65,000 +73.33% 15
North East -30 15 £45,000 +38.46% 7
GitHub
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 2021, IT jobs citing GitHub also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 1,648 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
2 1,378 (45.93%) AWS
3 1,281 (42.70%) DevOps
4 1,213 (40.43%) JavaScript
5 1,212 (40.40%) Git (software)
6 1,138 (37.93%) Jenkins
7 1,122 (37.40%) Docker
8 1,058 (35.27%) Java
9 1,008 (33.60%) Software Engineering
10 988 (32.93%) Python
11 959 (31.97%) Azure
12 917 (30.57%) Node.js
13 885 (29.50%) React
14 880 (29.33%) Microservices
15 792 (26.40%) Kubernetes
16 770 (25.67%) Social Skills
17 710 (23.67%) RESTful
18 709 (23.63%) CSS
19 703 (23.43%) TDD
20 668 (22.27%) SQL
21 656 (21.87%) Full Stack Development
22 636 (21.20%) Scrum
23 634 (21.13%) Finance
24 632 (21.07%) Degree
25 615 (20.50%) Terraform
26 605 (20.17%) AngularJS
27 598 (19.93%) Open Source
28 587 (19.57%) PostgreSQL
29 586 (19.53%) REST
30 584 (19.47%) Computer Science

GitHub
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 225 (7.50%) Apache
2 217 (7.23%) Apache Spark
3 215 (7.17%) GemFire
4 172 (5.73%) Elasticsearch
5 136 (4.53%) CMS
6 132 (4.40%) Confluence
7 59 (1.97%) nginx
8 58 (1.93%) Cloud Foundry
9 53 (1.77%) WordPress
10 44 (1.47%) IIS
11 38 (1.27%) Apache Airflow
12 27 (0.90%) Tornado
13 24 (0.80%) Apache Solr
14 20 (0.67%) Tomcat
15 19 (0.63%) SharePoint
16 13 (0.43%) EPiServer
16 13 (0.43%) Traefik
16 13 (0.43%) Umbraco
17 11 (0.37%) Ethereum
17 11 (0.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 30 (1.00%) Photoshop
2 20 (0.67%) Sketch
3 18 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
4 15 (0.50%) GIMP
4 15 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (0.50%) Zeplin
5 10 (0.33%) InVision
5 10 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (0.30%) Figma
6 9 (0.30%) InDesign
7 7 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.17%) Adobe XD
9 4 (0.13%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
10 3 (0.10%) SPSS
11 1 (0.033%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.033%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 32 (1.07%) Shopify
2 16 (0.53%) Distributed Ledger
3 15 (0.50%) R3 Corda
4 12 (0.40%) Magento
5 10 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
6 9 (0.30%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 7 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.10%) Summit
10 1 (0.033%) nopCommerce
10 1 (0.033%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.033%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.033%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.033%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.033%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.033%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.033%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.033%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1,378 (45.93%) AWS
2 959 (31.97%) Azure
3 527 (17.57%) GCP
4 496 (16.53%) Serverless
5 406 (13.53%) GitHub Actions
6 236 (7.87%) SaaS
7 179 (5.97%) PaaS
8 175 (5.83%) Amazon S3
9 168 (5.60%) Amazon Kinesis
10 164 (5.47%) OpenShift
11 142 (4.73%) AWS Lambda
12 140 (4.67%) Amazon EKS
13 134 (4.47%) Amazon SQS
14 101 (3.37%) Heroku
15 88 (2.93%) IaaS
16 87 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
16 87 (2.90%) AWS CloudFormation
17 78 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
18 76 (2.53%) Azure Service Bus
18 76 (2.53%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 210 (7.00%) HTTP
2 85 (2.83%) Firewall
3 83 (2.77%) DNS
4 63 (2.10%) TCP/IP
5 57 (1.90%) VPN
6 35 (1.17%) Broadband
7 31 (1.03%) Calico
8 28 (0.93%) Internet
9 19 (0.63%) SSL
10 18 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
10 18 (0.60%) IPv4
10 18 (0.60%) SMTP
11 11 (0.37%) SSH
12 10 (0.33%) Cisco IPT
12 10 (0.33%) LAN
12 10 (0.33%) Network Security
12 10 (0.33%) WAN
13 9 (0.30%) DHCP
14 8 (0.27%) HTTPS
14 8 (0.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 587 (19.57%) PostgreSQL
2 500 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 415 (13.83%) Relational Database
4 408 (13.60%) Redis
5 371 (12.37%) Big Data
6 348 (11.60%) MongoDB
7 311 (10.37%) MySQL
8 291 (9.70%) SQL Server
9 192 (6.40%) HBase
10 182 (6.07%) MariaDB
11 135 (4.50%) Amazon RDS
12 118 (3.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 115 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
14 102 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 72 (2.40%) Power BI
16 68 (2.27%) Blockchain
17 63 (2.10%) Amazon Aurora
18 50 (1.67%) BigQuery
19 45 (1.50%) Tableau
20 44 (1.47%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1,212 (40.40%) Git (software)
2 1,138 (37.93%) Jenkins
3 383 (12.77%) JIRA
4 352 (11.73%) Cypress.io
5 319 (10.63%) GitLab
6 317 (10.57%) Cucumber
7 270 (9.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 252 (8.40%) Gradle
9 246 (8.20%) JUnit
10 220 (7.33%) Protractor
11 215 (7.17%) IntelliJ
12 206 (6.87%) Mockito
13 202 (6.73%) Storybook
14 183 (6.10%) Eclipse
15 180 (6.00%) Bitbucket
16 171 (5.70%) Artifactory
17 167 (5.57%) Selenium
18 159 (5.30%) CircleCI
19 149 (4.97%) SonarQube
20 145 (4.83%) webpack
General
1 770 (25.67%) Social Skills
2 634 (21.13%) Finance
3 429 (14.30%) Banking
4 310 (10.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 279 (9.30%) Law
6 200 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
7 193 (6.43%) Games
8 153 (5.10%) Marketing
9 118 (3.93%) Retail
10 70 (2.33%) Publishing
11 66 (2.20%) Legal
12 62 (2.07%) Investment Banking
13 51 (1.70%) Presentation Skills
14 43 (1.43%) Organisational Skills
15 42 (1.40%) Public Sector
16 41 (1.37%) Financial Institution
17 39 (1.30%) Back Office
18 36 (1.20%) Influencing Skills
19 31 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
20 27 (0.90%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1,196 (39.87%) Developer
2 607 (20.23%) Software Engineer
3 276 (9.20%) DevOps Engineer
4 275 (9.17%) Senior Developer
5 244 (8.13%) Java Developer
6 161 (5.37%) Principal Engineer
7 158 (5.27%) Full Stack Developer
8 145 (4.83%) Software Developer
9 140 (4.67%) Principal Software Engineer
10 131 (4.37%) Senior Software Engineer
11 125 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 121 (4.03%) Backend Developer
13 100 (3.33%) Lead Software Engineer
14 96 (3.20%) Lead Developer
15 81 (2.70%) Web Developer
16 79 (2.63%) Cloud Engineer
17 66 (2.20%) Data Engineer
17 66 (2.20%) Python Engineer
17 66 (2.20%) React Developer
18 61 (2.03%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 917 (30.57%) Node.js
2 885 (29.50%) React
3 710 (23.67%) RESTful
4 709 (23.63%) CSS
5 605 (20.17%) AngularJS
6 586 (19.53%) REST
7 570 (19.00%) Spring
8 524 (17.47%) HTML
9 463 (15.43%) Web Services
10 431 (14.37%) Kafka
11 367 (12.23%) JSON
12 363 (12.10%) GraphQL
13 356 (11.87%) .NET
14 324 (10.80%) RabbitMQ
15 317 (10.57%) Redux
16 262 (8.73%) Express
17 247 (8.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 221 (7.37%) HTML5
18 221 (7.37%) Vue.js
19 209 (6.97%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 465 (15.50%) User Experience
2 213 (7.10%) Self-Motivation
3 211 (7.03%) Linux Command Line
4 197 (6.57%) Mobile App
5 179 (5.97%) Cloud Native
6 142 (4.73%) Blog
7 118 (3.93%) Algorithms
8 89 (2.97%) Virtual Team
9 88 (2.93%) Public Cloud
10 87 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
11 57 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
11 57 (1.90%) Social Media
12 52 (1.73%) Data Centre
12 52 (1.73%) Data Structures
13 49 (1.63%) Management Information System
14 37 (1.23%) NHS
15 27 (0.90%) BBC
16 25 (0.83%) Client/Server
16 25 (0.83%) Clustering
17 24 (0.80%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 559 (18.63%) Linux
2 354 (11.80%) Unix
3 178 (5.93%) Android
4 170 (5.67%) Apple iOS
5 162 (5.40%) Windows
6 36 (1.20%) Windows Server
7 29 (0.97%) VMS
8 24 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (0.70%) CentOS
10 20 (0.67%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.23%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.20%) Solaris
13 6 (0.20%) VxWorks
13 6 (0.20%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.20%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.20%) Windows Server 2016
14 5 (0.17%) FreeRTOS
15 4 (0.13%) Robot Operating System
15 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,648 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
2 1,281 (42.70%) DevOps
3 1,008 (33.60%) Software Engineering
4 880 (29.33%) Microservices
5 703 (23.43%) TDD
6 656 (21.87%) Full Stack Development
7 636 (21.20%) Scrum
8 598 (19.93%) Open Source
9 584 (19.47%) Computer Science
10 570 (19.00%) Test Automation
11 554 (18.47%) Continuous Integration
12 502 (16.73%) Problem-Solving
13 466 (15.53%) BDD
14 442 (14.73%) Analytics
15 366 (12.20%) OO
16 358 (11.93%) Mentoring
17 294 (9.80%) Front End Development
18 281 (9.37%) Software Testing
19 279 (9.30%) Clean Code
20 278 (9.27%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1,213 (40.43%) JavaScript
2 1,058 (35.27%) Java
3 988 (32.93%) Python
4 668 (22.27%) SQL
5 538 (17.93%) TypeScript
6 514 (17.13%) C#
7 267 (8.90%) Bash Shell
8 265 (8.83%) Shell Script
9 233 (7.77%) PHP
10 227 (7.57%) Groovy
11 191 (6.37%) Java 8
12 187 (6.23%) Ruby
13 161 (5.37%) Go
14 151 (5.03%) PowerShell
15 132 (4.40%) Scala
16 106 (3.53%) ES6
17 88 (2.93%) R
18 85 (2.83%) Kotlin
19 81 (2.70%) C
20 71 (2.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 632 (21.07%) Degree
2 215 (7.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 210 (7.00%) Security Cleared
4 207 (6.90%) OCP
4 207 (6.90%) Oracle Certification
5 191 (6.37%) SC Cleared
6 49 (1.63%) Numerate Degree
7 33 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (1.03%) AWS Certification
9 19 (0.63%) DBS Check
10 13 (0.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 11 (0.37%) CISSP
12 10 (0.33%) ISTQB
13 9 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (0.27%) Master's Degree
15 7 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
16 5 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
17 3 (0.10%) CESG Certified Professional
18 2 (0.067%) CCSP
18 2 (0.067%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (7.33%) QA
2 68 (2.27%) GDPR
3 55 (1.83%) Accessibility
4 44 (1.47%) Data Quality
5 37 (1.23%) SLA
6 22 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 20 (0.67%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.40%) WAI
9 9 (0.30%) WCAG
10 6 (0.20%) HIPAA
10 6 (0.20%) SOC 2
11 4 (0.13%) NIST
12 3 (0.10%) IASME
12 3 (0.10%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.067%) MISRA
13 2 (0.067%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.033%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.033%) NCSC
14 1 (0.033%) PMO
System Software
1 1,122 (37.40%) Docker
2 181 (6.03%) HDFS
3 147 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (1.70%) Active Directory
5 41 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (0.67%) Varnish
7 18 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
8 15 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 8 (0.27%) Ceph
10 4 (0.13%) Firmware
11 3 (0.10%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.067%) vSphere
13 1 (0.033%) iptables
13 1 (0.033%) KVM
13 1 (0.033%) pfSense
13 1 (0.033%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 792 (26.40%) Kubernetes
2 615 (20.50%) Terraform
3 438 (14.60%) Ansible
4 156 (5.20%) Opscode Chef
5 121 (4.03%) Puppet
6 64 (2.13%) Grafana
7 45 (1.50%) Kibana
8 32 (1.07%) Prometheus
9 18 (0.60%) Packer
10 16 (0.53%) HAProxy
11 13 (0.43%) Nagios
12 12 (0.40%) Bugsnag
12 12 (0.40%) SCCM
13 10 (0.33%) CASB
13 10 (0.33%) logstash
13 10 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
14 9 (0.30%) Consul
14 9 (0.30%) Istio
15 8 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
15 8 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 365 (12.17%) Google
2 263 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 205 (6.83%) VMware
4 193 (6.43%) Okta
5 171 (5.70%) Oracle
6 47 (1.57%) New Relic
7 46 (1.53%) Adobe
8 44 (1.47%) Apple
9 42 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
10 38 (1.27%) Bloomberg
11 34 (1.13%) Databricks
12 32 (1.07%) Netlify
12 32 (1.07%) Xamarin
13 30 (1.00%) LexisNexis
14 29 (0.97%) IBM
14 29 (0.97%) PayPal
15 28 (0.93%) Facebook
15 28 (0.93%) Splunk
16 27 (0.90%) YouTube
17 21 (0.70%) Zend