Period
to 15 June 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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitHub
UK > England
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 172 260 275
Rank change year-on-year +88 +15 +17
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 1,771 973 1,648
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.97% 1.26% 1.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.72% 3.54% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 938 681 1,250
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £32,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £58,750
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% -2.13% +6.82%
75th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £90,375 £82,500 £100,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

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 37,543 27,515 38,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.86% 35.66% 29.32%
Number of salaries quoted 28,533 22,797 32,088
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,154 £30,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.88% +3.64% +4.76%

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 15 June 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 15 June 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 +99 1,029 £70,000 +7.69% 186
South East +72 316 £52,500 -4.55% 49
Midlands +37 136 £55,000 +4.76% 39
North of England -44 135 £52,500 +5.00% 64
South West -5 100 £42,500 -15.00% 28
West Midlands +14 91 £55,500 +5.71% 33
North West -43 77 £60,000 +20.00% 41
Yorkshire -31 46 £52,500 +10.53% 15
East Midlands -2 39 £40,000 -13.51% 6
East of England +1 27 £36,250 -27.50% 15
North East -10 12 £48,500 +4.86% 8
GitHub
UK

For the 6 months to 15 June 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.

1 923 (52.12%) Agile Software Development
2 796 (44.95%) AWS
3 727 (41.05%) JavaScript
4 693 (39.13%) Git (software)
5 672 (37.94%) DevOps
6 642 (36.25%) Docker
7 617 (34.84%) Python
8 574 (32.41%) Jenkins
9 536 (30.27%) Software Engineering
10 510 (28.80%) Java
11 500 (28.23%) Node.js
12 491 (27.72%) Azure
13 463 (26.14%) Social Skills
14 458 (25.86%) Kubernetes
15 449 (25.35%) Microservices
16 433 (24.45%) CSS
17 429 (24.22%) React
18 412 (23.26%) Linux
19 381 (21.51%) Open Source
20 370 (20.89%) Scrum
21 365 (20.61%) REST
22 363 (20.50%) SQL
22 363 (20.50%) Degree
23 356 (20.10%) Terraform
24 351 (19.82%) Finance
25 350 (19.76%) HTML
26 343 (19.37%) Computer Science
26 343 (19.37%) TDD
27 337 (19.03%) AngularJS
28 328 (18.52%) Continuous Integration

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
1 133 (7.51%) Apache
2 124 (7.00%) Apache Spark
3 113 (6.38%) GemFire
4 82 (4.63%) Confluence
5 74 (4.18%) Elasticsearch
6 61 (3.44%) CMS
7 59 (3.33%) WordPress
8 31 (1.75%) nginx
9 24 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
9 24 (1.36%) Tornado
10 17 (0.96%) Apache Airflow
10 17 (0.96%) IIS
11 16 (0.90%) EPiServer
12 14 (0.79%) Umbraco
13 11 (0.62%) JBoss
13 11 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
14 10 (0.56%) Traefik
15 9 (0.51%) Jupyter
15 9 (0.51%) Tomcat
16 8 (0.45%) GlassFish
Applications
1 45 (2.54%) Photoshop
2 15 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (0.68%) GIMP
3 12 (0.68%) Sketch
4 11 (0.62%) InDesign
5 7 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.40%) Zeplin
6 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
7 5 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
7 5 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (0.23%) InVision
9 3 (0.17%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.11%) Figma
10 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.056%) MadCap Flare
Business Applications
1 14 (0.79%) Shopify
2 8 (0.45%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 7 (0.40%) Magento
4 2 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.11%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.11%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.056%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.056%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 796 (44.95%) AWS
2 491 (27.72%) Azure
3 262 (14.79%) GCP
4 228 (12.87%) Serverless
5 158 (8.92%) SaaS
6 98 (5.53%) PaaS
7 96 (5.42%) Amazon S3
7 96 (5.42%) AWS Lambda
8 75 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
9 74 (4.18%) OpenShift
10 66 (3.73%) Amazon SQS
10 66 (3.73%) AWS CloudFormation
11 63 (3.56%) Amazon Kinesis
12 57 (3.22%) IaaS
13 53 (2.99%) Amazon ECS
14 47 (2.65%) npm
15 45 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
16 41 (2.32%) CloudFront
17 38 (2.15%) Slack
18 34 (1.92%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 77 (4.35%) HTTP
2 43 (2.43%) DNS
2 43 (2.43%) Internet
3 28 (1.58%) Firewall
4 24 (1.36%) TCP/IP
4 24 (1.36%) VPN
5 17 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (0.90%) AMQP
7 13 (0.73%) Broadband
7 13 (0.73%) Network Security
8 12 (0.68%) Calico
9 10 (0.56%) SSL
10 9 (0.51%) IPv4
10 9 (0.51%) LAN
10 9 (0.51%) WAN
11 8 (0.45%) FTP
12 7 (0.40%) DHCP
13 6 (0.34%) IPsec
13 6 (0.34%) OpenVPN
14 4 (0.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (15.64%) PostgreSQL
2 262 (14.79%) NoSQL
3 199 (11.24%) Relational Database
4 178 (10.05%) MongoDB
5 177 (9.99%) SQL Server
6 160 (9.03%) Redis
7 157 (8.87%) Big Data
8 145 (8.19%) MySQL
9 104 (5.87%) MariaDB
10 98 (5.53%) HBase
11 72 (4.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 63 (3.56%) Amazon RDS
13 40 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
14 38 (2.15%) BigQuery
15 37 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 32 (1.81%) Tableau
17 30 (1.69%) Power BI
18 28 (1.58%) Amazon Aurora
19 24 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
20 22 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 693 (39.13%) Git (software)
2 574 (32.41%) Jenkins
3 268 (15.13%) JIRA
4 199 (11.24%) Cypress.io
5 181 (10.22%) GitLab
6 174 (9.82%) Cucumber
7 163 (9.20%) Sonatype Nexus
8 125 (7.06%) Gradle
9 120 (6.78%) JUnit
10 117 (6.61%) Protractor
11 114 (6.44%) Bitbucket
12 111 (6.27%) Storybook
13 106 (5.99%) Mockito
14 104 (5.87%) IntelliJ
15 95 (5.36%) Eclipse
15 95 (5.36%) TeamCity
16 94 (5.31%) Artifactory
17 84 (4.74%) Selenium
18 79 (4.46%) CircleCI
19 69 (3.90%) webpack
General
1 463 (26.14%) Social Skills
2 351 (19.82%) Finance
3 208 (11.74%) Banking
4 159 (8.98%) Law
5 133 (7.51%) Marketing
6 120 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
7 118 (6.66%) Games
8 62 (3.50%) Public Sector
9 54 (3.05%) Retail
10 43 (2.43%) Back Office
11 36 (2.03%) Legal
11 36 (2.03%) Organisational Skills
12 33 (1.86%) Presentation Skills
12 33 (1.86%) Publishing
13 26 (1.47%) Online Betting
14 24 (1.36%) Financial Institution
15 23 (1.30%) Advertising
16 19 (1.07%) Influencing Skills
17 17 (0.96%) Documentation Skills
17 17 (0.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 779 (43.99%) Developer
2 247 (13.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 241 (13.61%) Software Engineer
4 149 (8.41%) Senior Developer
5 111 (6.27%) Java Developer
6 100 (5.65%) Software Developer
7 94 (5.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 93 (5.25%) Backend Developer
9 79 (4.46%) Full Stack Developer
10 78 (4.40%) Lead Developer
11 72 (4.07%) AWS Engineer
12 65 (3.67%) PHP Developer
13 63 (3.56%) Architect
14 62 (3.50%) React Developer
15 58 (3.27%) Senior DevOps
15 58 (3.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 52 (2.94%) AWS DevOps
17 50 (2.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 50 (2.82%) Senior Software Engineer
18 47 (2.65%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 500 (28.23%) Node.js
2 433 (24.45%) CSS
3 429 (24.22%) React
4 365 (20.61%) REST
5 350 (19.76%) HTML
6 337 (19.03%) AngularJS
7 298 (16.83%) RESTful
8 294 (16.60%) Spring
9 256 (14.46%) Web Services
10 217 (12.25%) Kafka
11 193 (10.90%) Redux
12 184 (10.39%) .NET
12 184 (10.39%) JSON
13 156 (8.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 145 (8.19%) GraphQL
15 144 (8.13%) Express
16 140 (7.91%) RabbitMQ
17 130 (7.34%) HTML5
18 121 (6.83%) Tailwind CSS
19 119 (6.72%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 254 (14.34%) User Experience
2 156 (8.81%) Self-Motivation
3 112 (6.32%) Linux Command Line
4 111 (6.27%) Blog
5 100 (5.65%) Mobile App
6 74 (4.18%) Algorithms
7 59 (3.33%) Cloud Native
8 54 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
9 53 (2.99%) Public Cloud
10 43 (2.43%) Management Information System
11 33 (1.86%) Data Centre
12 32 (1.81%) Virtual Team
13 31 (1.75%) Data Structures
14 24 (1.36%) Private Cloud
15 20 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
16 19 (1.07%) Social Media
17 18 (1.02%) Augmented Reality
17 18 (1.02%) Client/Server
18 15 (0.85%) Video\Live Streaming
19 14 (0.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 412 (23.26%) Linux
2 171 (9.66%) Unix
3 137 (7.74%) Windows
4 83 (4.69%) Android
5 59 (3.33%) Apple iOS
6 37 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (1.81%) CentOS
7 32 (1.81%) Windows Server
8 14 (0.79%) Ubuntu
9 9 (0.51%) VMS
10 7 (0.40%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.34%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.34%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.17%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.056%) Alpine Linux
14 1 (0.056%) Fedora
14 1 (0.056%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.056%) Windows Server 2016
14 1 (0.056%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 923 (52.12%) Agile Software Development
2 672 (37.94%) DevOps
3 536 (30.27%) Software Engineering
4 449 (25.35%) Microservices
5 381 (21.51%) Open Source
6 370 (20.89%) Scrum
7 343 (19.37%) Computer Science
7 343 (19.37%) TDD
8 328 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
9 294 (16.60%) Test Automation
10 261 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
11 209 (11.80%) BDD
11 209 (11.80%) OO
12 206 (11.63%) Front End Development
13 188 (10.62%) Analytics
14 168 (9.49%) Software Testing
15 163 (9.20%) Fintech
16 156 (8.81%) Continuous Delivery
17 152 (8.58%) Kanban
18 151 (8.53%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 727 (41.05%) JavaScript
2 617 (34.84%) Python
3 510 (28.80%) Java
4 363 (20.50%) SQL
5 270 (15.25%) TypeScript
6 262 (14.79%) C#
7 213 (12.03%) PHP
8 163 (9.20%) Bash Shell
9 130 (7.34%) Shell Script
10 122 (6.89%) Ruby
11 116 (6.55%) Groovy
12 110 (6.21%) Go
13 89 (5.03%) PowerShell
14 73 (4.12%) ES6
15 69 (3.90%) Java 8
16 68 (3.84%) C++
17 61 (3.44%) R
18 48 (2.71%) Scala
19 43 (2.43%) C
20 42 (2.37%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 363 (20.50%) Degree
2 138 (7.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 108 (6.10%) Security Cleared
4 104 (5.87%) Oracle Certification
4 104 (5.87%) SC Cleared
5 102 (5.76%) OCP
6 33 (1.86%) AWS Certification
7 29 (1.64%) Numerate Degree
8 19 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (0.73%) RHCE
9 13 (0.73%) RHCSA
10 11 (0.62%) DBS Check
11 10 (0.56%) TOGAF Certification
12 9 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (0.45%) PhD
14 7 (0.40%) ISTQB
14 7 (0.40%) Master's Degree
15 6 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 5 (0.28%) MCSD
17 3 (0.17%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (6.10%) QA
2 42 (2.37%) GDPR
3 21 (1.19%) Data Quality
4 20 (1.13%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.85%) Accessibility
6 13 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.62%) SLA
8 10 (0.56%) WCAG
9 7 (0.40%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.34%) MISRA
10 6 (0.34%) MISRA C
11 5 (0.28%) SOC 2
12 4 (0.23%) HIPAA
System Software
1 642 (36.25%) Docker
2 106 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (5.25%) HDFS
4 33 (1.86%) Active Directory
5 17 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.51%) Firmware
6 9 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (0.45%) vSphere
8 7 (0.40%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.34%) Ceph
10 3 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.11%) KVM
11 2 (0.11%) Varnish
12 1 (0.056%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.056%) Xen
Systems Management
1 458 (25.86%) Kubernetes
2 356 (20.10%) Terraform
3 314 (17.73%) Ansible
4 129 (7.28%) Puppet
5 113 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (2.65%) Grafana
6 47 (2.65%) Prometheus
7 33 (1.86%) Packer
8 26 (1.47%) Consul
9 25 (1.41%) Graphite
10 21 (1.19%) Rancher
11 20 (1.13%) Kibana
12 17 (0.96%) Docker Swarm
13 13 (0.73%) HAProxy
13 13 (0.73%) SCCM
14 11 (0.62%) Istio
15 9 (0.51%) logstash
16 7 (0.40%) Nagios
17 6 (0.34%) Graylog
17 6 (0.34%) Mesos
Vendors
1 200 (11.29%) Google
2 174 (9.82%) Microsoft
3 137 (7.74%) VMware
4 102 (5.76%) Okta
5 94 (5.31%) Oracle
6 64 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
7 45 (2.54%) Adobe
7 45 (2.54%) Atlassian
8 27 (1.52%) Facebook
9 25 (1.41%) IBM
10 23 (1.30%) Apple
11 20 (1.13%) Bloomberg
11 20 (1.13%) Splunk
12 19 (1.07%) DoubleClick
12 19 (1.07%) Red Hat
13 18 (1.02%) YouTube
14 16 (0.90%) Databricks
14 16 (0.90%) Sage
14 16 (0.90%) Zend
15 15 (0.85%) PayPal