Period
to 25 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for GitLab skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GitLab over the 6 months to 25 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitLab
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 258 492 659
Rank change year-on-year +234 +167 +239
Permanent jobs citing GitLab 723 624 488
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.25% 0.54% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.02% 2.77% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 712 576 389
Median annual salary £72,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £45,000 £37,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £95,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +9.09%

GitLab is in the Development Applications 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 development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 12,009 22,503 27,804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.71% 19.48% 19.71%
Number of salaries quoted 10,060 18,003 22,565
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

GitLab
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for GitLab in England

GitLab
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for GitLab in England

GitLab
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing GitLab in England over the 6 months to 25 January 2021.

Salary histogram for GitLab in England

GitLab
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GitLab within the England region over the 6 months to 25 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 +246 467 £75,000 -6.25% 59
North of England +33 81 £57,500 +4.55% 39
South East +171 74 £70,000 +7.69% 16
North West +35 59 £52,500 +5.00% 23
Midlands +74 41 £49,250 -10.45% 18
West Midlands +70 35 £60,000 +9.09% 16
South West +69 34 £60,000 +33.33% 12
Yorkshire +30 19 £60,000 +9.09% 12
East of England +80 13 £72,500 +38.10% 13
East Midlands +50 6 £28,252 -52.91% 2
North East +13 3 £45,000 -16.28% 4
GitLab
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 2021, IT jobs citing GitLab 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 GitLab.

1 502 (69.43%) Docker
2 462 (63.90%) AWS
3 446 (61.69%) Python
4 401 (55.46%) Kubernetes
5 400 (55.33%) Agile Software Development
6 399 (55.19%) DevOps
7 305 (42.19%) Terraform
7 305 (42.19%) Linux
8 304 (42.05%) Jenkins
9 254 (35.13%) Microservices
10 253 (34.99%) Software Engineering
11 223 (30.84%) Ansible
12 216 (29.88%) JavaScript
13 201 (27.80%) Java
14 192 (26.56%) Azure
15 182 (25.17%) Go
16 170 (23.51%) TDD
17 160 (22.13%) Scrum
18 151 (20.89%) Git (software)
19 145 (20.06%) GitHub
20 144 (19.92%) Continuous Integration
20 144 (19.92%) Finance
21 143 (19.78%) .NET
21 143 (19.78%) Infrastructure as Code
22 133 (18.40%) Kafka
23 128 (17.70%) Puppet
24 120 (16.60%) Serverless
24 120 (16.60%) Configuration Management
25 119 (16.46%) .NET Core
26 118 (16.32%) GCP

GitLab
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 70 (9.68%) Apache
2 30 (4.15%) Elasticsearch
3 28 (3.87%) Confluence
4 21 (2.90%) Cloud Foundry
5 13 (1.80%) JBoss
6 12 (1.66%) OpenStack
7 9 (1.24%) nginx
7 9 (1.24%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.11%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.97%) GlassFish
9 7 (0.97%) IIS
10 5 (0.69%) WordPress
11 4 (0.55%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.55%) CMS
12 3 (0.41%) Drupal
12 3 (0.41%) Jetty
12 3 (0.41%) Jupyter
12 3 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.28%) CloudStack
13 2 (0.28%) Joomla!
Applications
1 6 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.28%) GIMP
2 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.97%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (0.55%) Shopify
3 3 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 462 (63.90%) AWS
2 192 (26.56%) Azure
3 145 (20.06%) GitHub
4 120 (16.60%) Serverless
5 118 (16.32%) GCP
6 100 (13.83%) Amazon ECS
7 92 (12.72%) AWS Lambda
8 54 (7.47%) AWS CloudFormation
9 53 (7.33%) Apigee
10 46 (6.36%) Amazon EKS
11 43 (5.95%) Cloud Computing
12 37 (5.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 36 (4.98%) SaaS
14 35 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
15 32 (4.43%) IaaS
16 30 (4.15%) PaaS
17 29 (4.01%) Amazon S3
18 27 (3.73%) Datadog
19 22 (3.04%) OpenShift
20 19 (2.63%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.29%) TCP/IP
2 17 (2.35%) HTTP
3 16 (2.21%) Firewall
4 14 (1.94%) DNS
5 13 (1.80%) SSH
5 13 (1.80%) VPN
6 10 (1.38%) HTTPS
7 9 (1.24%) FTP
8 6 (0.83%) DHCP
8 6 (0.83%) OpenVPN
9 5 (0.69%) IPsec
10 3 (0.41%) Internet
10 3 (0.41%) Network Security
10 3 (0.41%) VLAN
11 2 (0.28%) Cisco IPT
11 2 (0.28%) DSL
11 2 (0.28%) Intranet
11 2 (0.28%) LAN
11 2 (0.28%) SAN
11 2 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (13.55%) PostgreSQL
2 84 (11.62%) MySQL
3 81 (11.20%) SQL Server
4 52 (7.19%) Amazon Redshift
4 52 (7.19%) NoSQL
5 25 (3.46%) Amazon RDS
6 22 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (2.35%) Big Data
7 17 (2.35%) Redis
8 13 (1.80%) MongoDB
9 12 (1.66%) MariaDB
10 11 (1.52%) InfluxDB
10 11 (1.52%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.38%) Relational Database
12 8 (1.11%) Tableau
13 7 (0.97%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.83%) CouchDB
14 6 (0.83%) Looker
14 6 (0.83%) Power BI
14 6 (0.83%) Sisense
Development Applications
1 304 (42.05%) Jenkins
2 151 (20.89%) Git (software)
3 79 (10.93%) Artifactory
4 67 (9.27%) JIRA
5 64 (8.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 41 (5.67%) Bitbucket
7 34 (4.70%) Sonatype Nexus
8 29 (4.01%) TeamCity
9 21 (2.90%) Selenium
10 20 (2.77%) Cypress.io
11 18 (2.49%) eggPlant
11 18 (2.49%) Locust
11 18 (2.49%) Maven
11 18 (2.49%) SonarQube
12 16 (2.21%) Protractor
12 16 (2.21%) TestCafe
13 15 (2.07%) Cucumber
13 15 (2.07%) Gerrit
14 12 (1.66%) CircleCI
15 10 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 144 (19.92%) Finance
2 85 (11.76%) Banking
3 48 (6.64%) Public Sector
4 30 (4.15%) Back Office
5 18 (2.49%) Manufacturing
6 17 (2.35%) Advertising
6 17 (2.35%) Law
7 15 (2.07%) Marketing
8 14 (1.94%) Electronics
8 14 (1.94%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.66%) Brand Awareness
10 9 (1.24%) Games
11 8 (1.11%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.83%) Retail
13 5 (0.69%) Front Office
14 4 (0.55%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.28%) Billing
15 2 (0.28%) Legal
15 2 (0.28%) Local Government
16 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 250 (34.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 157 (21.72%) Software Engineer
3 137 (18.95%) Developer
4 124 (17.15%) AWS Engineer
5 87 (12.03%) AWS DevOps
6 84 (11.62%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 76 (10.51%) Senior DevOps
8 75 (10.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 61 (8.44%) Platform Engineer
10 59 (8.16%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 44 (6.09%) Senior Software Engineer
12 43 (5.95%) .NET Software Engineer
12 43 (5.95%) Java Developer
12 43 (5.95%) Java Engineer
13 42 (5.81%) Site Engineer
14 31 (4.29%) Azure Engineer
14 31 (4.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 30 (4.15%) Architect
15 30 (4.15%) AWS Developer
15 30 (4.15%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (19.78%) .NET
2 133 (18.40%) Kafka
3 119 (16.46%) .NET Core
4 111 (15.35%) Node.js
5 105 (14.52%) React
6 103 (14.25%) .NET Framework
7 77 (10.65%) Web Services
8 60 (8.30%) OAuth
9 58 (8.02%) Elastic Stack
10 52 (7.19%) gRPC
10 52 (7.19%) Swagger
11 45 (6.22%) Svelte
12 42 (5.81%) HTML
13 41 (5.67%) RESTful
14 36 (4.98%) CSS
15 28 (3.87%) AngularJS
16 26 (3.60%) REST
17 23 (3.18%) JSON
18 21 (2.90%) Django
19 20 (2.77%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 60 (8.30%) Greenfield Project
2 57 (7.88%) Hedge funds
3 40 (5.53%) Public Cloud
4 36 (4.98%) Cloud Native
5 28 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (2.49%) Data Structures
7 13 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (1.80%) Private Cloud
8 12 (1.66%) Algorithms
8 12 (1.66%) Linux Command Line
8 12 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.38%) Blog
10 10 (1.38%) Data Centre
10 10 (1.38%) User Experience
11 7 (0.97%) Derivative
11 7 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (0.83%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.83%) Social Media
12 6 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 305 (42.19%) Linux
2 73 (10.10%) Unix
3 71 (9.82%) Windows
4 45 (6.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 44 (6.09%) CentOS
6 20 (2.77%) Ubuntu
7 12 (1.66%) Windows Server
8 10 (1.38%) CoreOS
8 10 (1.38%) Debian
8 10 (1.38%) zOS
9 5 (0.69%) Android
9 5 (0.69%) Kali Linux
10 4 (0.55%) VMS
11 3 (0.41%) Fedora
11 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.28%) SUSE
12 2 (0.28%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (55.33%) Agile Software Development
2 399 (55.19%) DevOps
3 254 (35.13%) Microservices
4 253 (34.99%) Software Engineering
5 170 (23.51%) TDD
6 160 (22.13%) Scrum
7 144 (19.92%) Continuous Integration
8 143 (19.78%) Infrastructure as Code
9 120 (16.60%) Configuration Management
10 98 (13.55%) Open Source
11 94 (13.00%) Test Automation
12 86 (11.89%) SOLID
13 85 (11.76%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 84 (11.62%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
15 75 (10.37%) Continuous Delivery
16 63 (8.71%) Asset Management
17 60 (8.30%) Deployment Automation
18 59 (8.16%) Fintech
19 58 (8.02%) Load Balancing
20 55 (7.61%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 446 (61.69%) Python
2 216 (29.88%) JavaScript
3 201 (27.80%) Java
4 182 (25.17%) Go
5 107 (14.80%) SQL
6 98 (13.55%) Bash Shell
7 54 (7.47%) C#
7 54 (7.47%) Ruby
8 51 (7.05%) PHP
9 49 (6.78%) PowerShell
10 33 (4.56%) TypeScript
11 25 (3.46%) C++
12 24 (3.32%) Perl
13 22 (3.04%) C
14 14 (1.94%) Groovy
15 12 (1.66%) Java 8
16 7 (0.97%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.69%) Shell Script
18 4 (0.55%) ES6
19 3 (0.41%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 98 (13.55%) Security Cleared
2 87 (12.03%) SC Cleared
3 50 (6.92%) Degree
4 35 (4.84%) AWS Certification
5 22 (3.04%) Sun Certification
6 18 (2.49%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (0.97%) PhD
8 5 (0.69%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.14%) CCSP
9 1 (0.14%) CISA
9 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.14%) CISM
9 1 (0.14%) CRISC
9 1 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.14%) RHCA
9 1 (0.14%) RHCE
9 1 (0.14%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.95%) QA
2 6 (0.83%) PSD2
3 5 (0.69%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.69%) GDPR
4 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.14%) SLA
5 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 502 (69.43%) Docker
2 23 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.52%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.38%) vSphere
5 7 (0.97%) Xen
6 6 (0.83%) Ceph
6 6 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.55%) KVM
8 3 (0.41%) Firmware
8 3 (0.41%) NDS
8 3 (0.41%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 3 (0.41%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.28%) LXC
10 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 401 (55.46%) Kubernetes
2 305 (42.19%) Terraform
3 223 (30.84%) Ansible
4 128 (17.70%) Puppet
5 91 (12.59%) Prometheus
6 86 (11.89%) Opscode Chef
7 85 (11.76%) Grafana
8 28 (3.87%) Graphite
9 22 (3.04%) Packer
9 22 (3.04%) ZABBIX
10 20 (2.77%) Nagios
11 15 (2.07%) Graylog
11 15 (2.07%) Istio
12 14 (1.94%) Consul
13 12 (1.66%) CFEngine
14 8 (1.11%) Kibana
15 7 (0.97%) Docker Swarm
15 7 (0.97%) logstash
16 6 (0.83%) Opsgenie
16 6 (0.83%) Proxmox
Vendors
1 101 (13.97%) Google
2 51 (7.05%) Oracle
3 44 (6.09%) VMware
4 38 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 30 (4.15%) IBM
6 17 (2.35%) Splunk
7 16 (2.21%) SAP
8 15 (2.07%) Dynatrace
9 14 (1.94%) Atlassian
10 11 (1.52%) New Relic
10 11 (1.52%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.83%) Apple
11 6 (0.83%) Databricks
12 5 (0.69%) Qualys
12 5 (0.69%) SaltStack
13 4 (0.55%) Cisco
13 4 (0.55%) Novell
14 3 (0.41%) NetIQ
14 3 (0.41%) Sybase
14 3 (0.41%) TOWER Software