Period
to 18 January 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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitHub
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 221 241 281
Rank change year-on-year +20 +40 +13
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 832 1,582 1,721
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.47% 1.36% 1.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.59% 4.04% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 772 1,248 1,286
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% - +9.52%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,375 £89,995
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +13.86%

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 23,191 39,114 36,928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.04% 33.73% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 19,775 32,391 30,068
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +6.80%

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 January 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 January 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 +19 384 £72,500 +11.54% 134
Midlands +127 142 £55,000 - 38
South East +32 128 £52,500 -4.55% 25
West Midlands +131 122 £62,500 +29.40% 26
North of England -42 93 £45,000 -1.10% 46
North West -26 54 £45,000 - 27
South West +66 36 £45,000 +17.84% 14
Yorkshire +27 35 £52,500 -4.55% 16
East of England +81 31 £37,500 -13.79% 20
East Midlands +29 20 £40,000 -33.33% 12
North East +12 4 £37,250 -25.50% 3
GitHub
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 412 (49.52%) DevOps
2 391 (47.00%) Agile Software Development
3 348 (41.83%) Python
4 319 (38.34%) AWS
5 313 (37.62%) JavaScript
6 259 (31.13%) Jenkins
7 258 (31.01%) Terraform
8 257 (30.89%) Docker
9 242 (29.09%) Git (software)
10 238 (28.61%) Azure
11 203 (24.40%) Linux
12 191 (22.96%) Kubernetes
13 188 (22.60%) Ansible
14 181 (21.75%) Java
15 173 (20.79%) SQL
16 168 (20.19%) Test Automation
17 165 (19.83%) Continuous Integration
18 159 (19.11%) Microservices
19 157 (18.87%) HTML
20 153 (18.39%) JIRA
20 153 (18.39%) Node.js
21 152 (18.27%) React
22 150 (18.03%) Software Engineering
23 140 (16.83%) CSS
24 139 (16.71%) GitLab
25 132 (15.87%) Scrum
26 125 (15.02%) SQL Server
27 117 (14.06%) C#
28 115 (13.82%) GCP
29 111 (13.34%) TDD

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 59 (7.09%) Elasticsearch
2 57 (6.85%) Apache Spark
3 54 (6.49%) Apache
4 46 (5.53%) Confluence
5 26 (3.13%) WordPress
6 21 (2.52%) CMS
7 14 (1.68%) WebSphere
8 11 (1.32%) JBoss
8 11 (1.32%) nginx
9 8 (0.96%) GlassFish
10 6 (0.72%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.72%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.60%) Drupal
11 5 (0.60%) Jupyter
11 5 (0.60%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.48%) Headless CMS
13 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.36%) IIS
13 3 (0.36%) Joomla!
13 3 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (1.08%) Photoshop
2 8 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.24%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.24%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.24%) GIMP
5 2 (0.24%) Inkscape
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.12%) Figma
6 1 (0.12%) Maya
6 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (2.40%) Magento
2 13 (1.56%) Shopify
3 9 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.84%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (0.24%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.12%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 319 (38.34%) AWS
2 238 (28.61%) Azure
3 115 (13.82%) GCP
4 71 (8.53%) SaaS
5 59 (7.09%) Serverless
6 51 (6.13%) PaaS
7 44 (5.29%) AWS Lambda
8 40 (4.81%) IaaS
9 34 (4.09%) Stackdriver
10 32 (3.85%) Amazon ECS
11 30 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
12 28 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
13 27 (3.25%) OpenShift
14 19 (2.28%) Amazon S3
14 19 (2.28%) AWS CloudFormation
15 18 (2.16%) Azure Active Directory
16 16 (1.92%) Slack
17 15 (1.80%) Amazon SQS
17 15 (1.80%) Firebase
18 12 (1.44%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.00%) TCP/IP
2 24 (2.88%) HTTP
3 16 (1.92%) AMQP
4 15 (1.80%) Internet
5 14 (1.68%) Firewall
6 12 (1.44%) DNS
7 10 (1.20%) VPN
8 7 (0.84%) OpenVPN
9 6 (0.72%) DHCP
10 5 (0.60%) FTP
10 5 (0.60%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.48%) IPsec
11 4 (0.48%) SSL
11 4 (0.48%) VLAN
12 3 (0.36%) Intranet
12 3 (0.36%) IPv4
12 3 (0.36%) MPLS
12 3 (0.36%) SNMP
12 3 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.24%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (15.02%) SQL Server
2 95 (11.42%) PostgreSQL
3 72 (8.65%) NoSQL
4 64 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 54 (6.49%) Big Data
6 51 (6.13%) MySQL
7 41 (4.93%) Relational Database
8 24 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
9 22 (2.64%) Redis
10 18 (2.16%) Azure SQL Database
11 12 (1.44%) Couchbase
12 11 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (1.20%) Tableau
14 9 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (1.08%) Power BI
15 7 (0.84%) BigQuery
15 7 (0.84%) Cosmos DB
16 6 (0.72%) Data Lake
16 6 (0.72%) Looker
16 6 (0.72%) Sisense
Development Applications
1 259 (31.13%) Jenkins
2 242 (29.09%) Git (software)
3 153 (18.39%) JIRA
4 139 (16.71%) GitLab
5 67 (8.05%) Bitbucket
6 56 (6.73%) TeamCity
7 53 (6.37%) Gradle
8 51 (6.13%) Sonatype Nexus
9 43 (5.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 40 (4.81%) Artifactory
11 37 (4.45%) Selenium
11 37 (4.45%) Subversion
12 26 (3.13%) CircleCI
12 26 (3.13%) Maven
13 21 (2.52%) Octopus Deploy
14 17 (2.04%) Cypress.io
15 15 (1.80%) JUnit
16 14 (1.68%) Mockito
16 14 (1.68%) Visual Studio
16 14 (1.68%) Xcode
General
1 110 (13.22%) Finance
2 87 (10.46%) Public Sector
3 46 (5.53%) Marketing
4 30 (3.61%) Games
5 28 (3.37%) Retail
6 24 (2.88%) Banking
7 17 (2.04%) Law
8 10 (1.20%) Aerospace
8 10 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.60%) Electronics
9 5 (0.60%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.60%) Publishing
10 4 (0.48%) Automotive
10 4 (0.48%) Front Office
10 4 (0.48%) Legal
10 4 (0.48%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.36%) Advertising
11 3 (0.36%) Back Office
12 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 387 (46.51%) Developer
2 184 (22.12%) DevOps Engineer
3 73 (8.77%) Senior Developer
4 55 (6.61%) Full Stack Developer
5 54 (6.49%) Python Developer
6 50 (6.01%) AWS DevOps
7 48 (5.77%) Senior DevOps
7 48 (5.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 47 (5.65%) AWS Engineer
9 44 (5.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 44 (5.29%) Lead DevOps
10 43 (5.17%) Platform Engineer
10 43 (5.17%) React Developer
10 43 (5.17%) Software Developer
11 42 (5.05%) Java Developer
12 41 (4.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 41 (4.93%) JavaScript Developer
13 38 (4.57%) Architect
14 37 (4.45%) Cloud Engineer
15 35 (4.21%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (18.87%) HTML
2 153 (18.39%) Node.js
3 152 (18.27%) React
4 140 (16.83%) CSS
5 110 (13.22%) Spring
6 107 (12.86%) .NET
7 87 (10.46%) REST
8 75 (9.01%) Web Services
9 74 (8.89%) AngularJS
10 62 (7.45%) Kafka
10 62 (7.45%) RESTful
11 59 (7.09%) HTML5
12 58 (6.97%) Spring Boot
13 56 (6.73%) .NET Core
14 51 (6.13%) RabbitMQ
15 50 (6.01%) JSON
16 48 (5.77%) XML
17 44 (5.29%) Spring Integration
18 41 (4.93%) .NET Framework
19 36 (4.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.33%) User Experience
2 35 (4.21%) Mobile App
3 29 (3.49%) Blog
3 29 (3.49%) Public Cloud
4 27 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (3.13%) Cloud Native
6 23 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (2.16%) Algorithms
8 14 (1.68%) Private Cloud
9 12 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.44%) Social Media
10 11 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (0.96%) Data Centre
12 7 (0.84%) Cyberattack
12 7 (0.84%) Life Science
12 7 (0.84%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.72%) DataPower
13 6 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (0.72%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 203 (24.40%) Linux
2 90 (10.82%) Windows
3 38 (4.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (4.21%) Windows Server
5 30 (3.61%) CentOS
6 27 (3.25%) Android
7 24 (2.88%) Apple iOS
8 22 (2.64%) Unix
9 9 (1.08%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.72%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.60%) VMS
12 4 (0.48%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.36%) Fedora
14 2 (0.24%) Debian
15 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (49.52%) DevOps
2 391 (47.00%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (20.19%) Test Automation
4 165 (19.83%) Continuous Integration
5 159 (19.11%) Microservices
6 150 (18.03%) Software Engineering
7 132 (15.87%) Scrum
8 111 (13.34%) TDD
9 109 (13.10%) Infrastructure as Code
10 100 (12.02%) Open Source
11 79 (9.50%) Continuous Delivery
12 77 (9.25%) Computer Science
13 73 (8.77%) Configuration Management
13 73 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
14 68 (8.17%) SDLC
15 60 (7.21%) OO
16 58 (6.97%) BDD
17 56 (6.73%) Infrastructure Automation
18 54 (6.49%) Fintech
19 53 (6.37%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 348 (41.83%) Python
2 313 (37.62%) JavaScript
3 181 (21.75%) Java
4 173 (20.79%) SQL
5 117 (14.06%) C#
6 100 (12.02%) Ruby
7 98 (11.78%) Bash Shell
8 93 (11.18%) PHP
9 91 (10.94%) PowerShell
10 52 (6.25%) Go
11 41 (4.93%) TypeScript
12 40 (4.81%) ES6
13 35 (4.21%) Scala
14 23 (2.76%) C++
14 23 (2.76%) Java 8
14 23 (2.76%) Kotlin
15 22 (2.64%) C
16 15 (1.80%) Apple Swift
17 8 (0.96%) Shell Script
18 7 (0.84%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 109 (13.10%) Security Cleared
2 108 (12.98%) SC Cleared
3 74 (8.89%) Degree
4 36 (4.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 30 (3.61%) AWS Certification
6 14 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.08%) PhD
8 8 (0.96%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.24%) AAT
9 2 (0.24%) ACCA
9 2 (0.24%) CIMA
9 2 (0.24%) GCIA
9 2 (0.24%) GCIH
9 2 (0.24%) GSEC
9 2 (0.24%) SSCP
10 1 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.12%) MCSE
10 1 (0.12%) RHCA
10 1 (0.12%) RHCE
10 1 (0.12%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.73%) QA
2 5 (0.60%) WCAG
3 4 (0.48%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.48%) SLA
4 3 (0.36%) ISO 13485
4 3 (0.36%) MISRA
4 3 (0.36%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.24%) GDPR
6 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 257 (30.89%) Docker
2 33 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (3.61%) Active Directory
4 17 (2.04%) vSphere
5 13 (1.56%) Firmware
6 8 (0.96%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.36%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.12%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.12%) KVM
9 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 258 (31.01%) Terraform
2 191 (22.96%) Kubernetes
3 188 (22.60%) Ansible
4 106 (12.74%) Puppet
5 67 (8.05%) Opscode Chef
6 66 (7.93%) Grafana
7 39 (4.69%) Prometheus
8 24 (2.88%) Graphite
9 18 (2.16%) Rancher
10 11 (1.32%) Packer
11 9 (1.08%) Mesos
12 8 (0.96%) Marathon
12 8 (0.96%) Nagios
13 6 (0.72%) Graylog
13 6 (0.72%) logstash
13 6 (0.72%) Opsgenie
14 5 (0.60%) Consul
14 5 (0.60%) cPanel
15 4 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
15 4 (0.48%) Kibana
Vendors
1 106 (12.74%) Google
2 89 (10.70%) Microsoft
3 57 (6.85%) Oracle
4 40 (4.81%) Splunk
5 39 (4.69%) VMware
6 34 (4.09%) Salesforce.com
6 34 (4.09%) ServiceNow
7 31 (3.73%) Atlassian
8 21 (2.52%) IBM
8 21 (2.52%) Red Hat
9 15 (1.80%) New Relic
10 13 (1.56%) Zend
11 12 (1.44%) Facebook
12 10 (1.20%) Dynatrace
13 9 (1.08%) Apple
14 8 (0.96%) AppDynamics
14 8 (0.96%) Ariba
14 8 (0.96%) Databricks
15 6 (0.72%) ABBYY
15 6 (0.72%) Adobe