Period
to 27 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Slack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Slack over the 6 months to 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Slack
UK > England
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 652 520 784
Rank change year-on-year -132 +264 +104
Permanent jobs citing Slack 356 155 292
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.34% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.73% 0.84% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 161 135 201
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £46,250 £43,646
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £64,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% -10.16% +11.30%
75th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £77,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +5.48%

Slack 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 48,815 18,499 40,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.80% 40.70% 32.33%
Number of salaries quoted 34,224 15,855 33,864
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,500 £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 £92,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Slack
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Slack in England

Slack
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Slack in England

Slack
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Slack in England over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Slack in England

Slack
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Slack within the England region over the 6 months to 27 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 -124 247 £65,000 +13.04% 35
North of England -94 51 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Yorkshire -84 34 £42,500 -24.44% 2
South East -140 20 £71,250 +11.76% 9
North West -80 17 £50,000 +100.00% 6
East of England -94 12 - - 2
Midlands -135 8 £60,000 -6.98% 5
South West -94 7 £50,000 +17.65% 3
West Midlands -94 6 £47,500 +11.76% 3
North East -27 4 £50,000 -
East Midlands -67 2 £125,000 +66.67% 2
Slack
UK

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, IT jobs citing Slack 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 Slack.

1 176 (49.44%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (37.08%) Python
3 124 (34.83%) JIRA
4 122 (34.27%) AWS
5 119 (33.43%) Kubernetes
6 117 (32.87%) Problem-Solving
7 114 (32.02%) Software Engineering
8 108 (30.34%) React
9 99 (27.81%) Docker
9 99 (27.81%) DevOps
10 96 (26.97%) JavaScript
10 96 (26.97%) Git (software)
11 89 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 87 (24.44%) Social Skills
13 86 (24.16%) Azure
13 86 (24.16%) AngularJS
14 79 (22.19%) REST
14 79 (22.19%) Scrum
15 78 (21.91%) Finance
15 78 (21.91%) Jest
16 73 (20.51%) Java
17 71 (19.94%) TypeScript
17 71 (19.94%) Confluence
18 70 (19.66%) PostgreSQL
19 68 (19.10%) Prometheus
19 68 (19.10%) Redux
20 66 (18.54%) Node.js
21 65 (18.26%) SQL
22 63 (17.70%) Google
23 62 (17.42%) Go

Slack
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 71 (19.94%) Confluence
2 29 (8.15%) SharePoint
3 21 (5.90%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (2.25%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.97%) nginx
6 6 (1.69%) WordPress
7 3 (0.84%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.56%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.56%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.56%) CMS
8 2 (0.56%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.28%) concrete5
9 1 (0.28%) Drupal
9 1 (0.28%) Ethereum
9 1 (0.28%) IIS
9 1 (0.28%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.69%) Figma
3 4 (1.12%) Adobe Premiere
3 4 (1.12%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.12%) Windchill
4 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (1.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (1.12%) Summit
3 2 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Magento
4 1 (0.28%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.28%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 122 (34.27%) AWS
2 86 (24.16%) Azure
3 61 (17.13%) SaaS
4 60 (16.85%) GCP
5 54 (15.17%) GitHub
6 35 (9.83%) Amazon EKS
6 35 (9.83%) Trello
7 24 (6.74%) Serverless
8 23 (6.46%) IaaS
9 21 (5.90%) Dropbox
10 18 (5.06%) Microsoft 365
10 18 (5.06%) PaaS
11 15 (4.21%) Amazon SQS
12 13 (3.65%) Google Workspace
13 12 (3.37%) Heroku
13 12 (3.37%) Stripe
14 7 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (1.97%) Twilio
14 7 (1.97%) WhatsApp
15 6 (1.69%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.06%) HTTP
2 15 (4.21%) MQTT
3 12 (3.37%) Internet
4 11 (3.09%) DNS
5 9 (2.53%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.25%) SSL
6 8 (2.25%) VPN
7 7 (1.97%) SSH
8 4 (1.12%) DHCP
8 4 (1.12%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (1.12%) Wireless
9 3 (0.84%) IPsec
9 3 (0.84%) OpenVPN
9 3 (0.84%) Skype
9 3 (0.84%) WebEx
10 2 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.56%) Network Security
11 1 (0.28%) ADSL
11 1 (0.28%) Firewall
11 1 (0.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (19.66%) PostgreSQL
2 59 (16.57%) NoSQL
3 48 (13.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 42 (11.80%) SQL Server
5 35 (9.83%) Redis
6 34 (9.55%) Amazon Redshift
7 27 (7.58%) MySQL
8 18 (5.06%) Couchbase
8 18 (5.06%) Relational Database
9 16 (4.49%) Amazon RDS
10 15 (4.21%) Big Data
11 14 (3.93%) RDBMS
12 13 (3.65%) MongoDB
13 12 (3.37%) Metadata
14 9 (2.53%) MarkLogic
15 5 (1.40%) BigQuery
15 5 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (1.40%) Power BI
16 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 4 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 124 (34.83%) JIRA
2 96 (26.97%) Git (software)
3 51 (14.33%) GitLab
4 44 (12.36%) Jenkins
5 37 (10.39%) Postman
6 34 (9.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 32 (8.99%) NUnit
8 29 (8.15%) Selenium
9 28 (7.87%) Cypress.io
10 20 (5.62%) JMeter
11 19 (5.34%) PyCharm
11 19 (5.34%) SoapUI
12 16 (4.49%) Cucumber
13 15 (4.21%) Bitbucket
13 15 (4.21%) JUnit
13 15 (4.21%) Octopus Deploy
13 15 (4.21%) TestNG
14 14 (3.93%) Gradle
14 14 (3.93%) Log4Net
14 14 (3.93%) Maven
General
1 87 (24.44%) Social Skills
2 78 (21.91%) Finance
3 30 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (8.43%) Marketing
4 21 (5.90%) Public Sector
5 16 (4.49%) Retail
6 13 (3.65%) Organisational Skills
7 12 (3.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (3.37%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.53%) Banking
8 9 (2.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 9 (2.53%) Private Banking
9 8 (2.25%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.69%) Polish Language
11 5 (1.40%) Norwegian Language
11 5 (1.40%) Presentation Skills
11 5 (1.40%) Publishing
12 4 (1.12%) Advertising
12 4 (1.12%) Military
12 4 (1.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 67 (18.82%) Developer
2 45 (12.64%) Software Engineer
3 30 (8.43%) Python Engineer
4 28 (7.87%) Analyst
5 25 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
6 24 (6.74%) Support Engineer
7 19 (5.34%) Test Engineer
8 14 (3.93%) Architect
9 13 (3.65%) Python Developer
9 13 (3.65%) Software Test Engineer
10 12 (3.37%) Development Engineer
10 12 (3.37%) Full Stack Developer
10 12 (3.37%) IT Analyst
10 12 (3.37%) JIRA Specialist
10 12 (3.37%) Senior Software Engineer
10 12 (3.37%) Software Development Engineer
10 12 (3.37%) Test Development Engineer
11 11 (3.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 11 (3.09%) Platform Engineer
11 11 (3.09%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (30.34%) React
2 86 (24.16%) AngularJS
3 79 (22.19%) REST
4 78 (21.91%) Jest
5 68 (19.10%) Redux
6 66 (18.54%) Node.js
7 42 (11.80%) Django
8 39 (10.96%) CSS
9 37 (10.39%) Swagger
9 37 (10.39%) Vue.js
10 35 (9.83%) HTML
11 31 (8.71%) .NET
11 31 (8.71%) Kafka
12 29 (8.15%) JSON
13 22 (6.18%) Sass
14 21 (5.90%) .NET Core
15 20 (5.62%) Elastic Stack
15 20 (5.62%) RESTful
15 20 (5.62%) SignalR
16 19 (5.34%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 57 (16.01%) User Experience
2 24 (6.74%) Mobile App
3 18 (5.06%) Algorithms
4 14 (3.93%) Virtual Team
5 13 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (3.65%) Social Media
6 12 (3.37%) Robotics
7 11 (3.09%) Data Structures
7 11 (3.09%) Private Cloud
8 9 (2.53%) CMDB
9 8 (2.25%) Blog
9 8 (2.25%) Cloud Native
9 8 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (1.97%) Fat Client
10 7 (1.97%) Handset
10 7 (1.97%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.40%) Animation
11 5 (1.40%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.40%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 58 (16.29%) Windows
2 47 (13.20%) Linux
3 24 (6.74%) Android
4 20 (5.62%) Windows Server
5 17 (4.78%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.53%) Windows 10
7 8 (2.25%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.97%) Mac OS
8 7 (1.97%) Unix
9 4 (1.12%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (49.44%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (32.87%) Problem-Solving
3 114 (32.02%) Software Engineering
4 99 (27.81%) DevOps
5 79 (22.19%) Scrum
6 52 (14.61%) Full Stack Development
7 50 (14.04%) Front End Development
7 50 (14.04%) Kanban
7 50 (14.04%) Unit Testing
8 48 (13.48%) Microservices
9 47 (13.20%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (12.36%) TDD
11 41 (11.52%) Test Automation
12 38 (10.67%) SDLC
13 36 (10.11%) Analytics
14 32 (8.99%) Data Science
14 32 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
15 30 (8.43%) Pair Programming
16 29 (8.15%) B2B
17 28 (7.87%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 132 (37.08%) Python
2 96 (26.97%) JavaScript
3 73 (20.51%) Java
4 71 (19.94%) TypeScript
5 65 (18.26%) SQL
6 62 (17.42%) Go
7 54 (15.17%) C#
8 36 (10.11%) Ruby
9 30 (8.43%) PowerShell
10 19 (5.34%) Bash Shell
11 18 (5.06%) C
12 13 (3.65%) ES6
13 11 (3.09%) PHP
14 9 (2.53%) Ada
14 9 (2.53%) Kotlin
15 7 (1.97%) CFML
15 7 (1.97%) VBScript
16 6 (1.69%) JSX
17 5 (1.40%) C++
18 4 (1.12%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 24 (6.74%) Security Cleared
2 21 (5.90%) Degree
3 11 (3.09%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.12%) CCNP
7 3 (0.84%) PhD
8 2 (0.56%) PMP
9 1 (0.28%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.28%) APMP
9 1 (0.28%) CCSP
9 1 (0.28%) CISSP
9 1 (0.28%) MBA
9 1 (0.28%) MCP
9 1 (0.28%) MCSA
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (12.92%) QA
2 18 (5.06%) WCAG
3 11 (3.09%) Accessibility
4 6 (1.69%) SLA
5 4 (1.12%) Def Stans
6 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.56%) NIST
7 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.28%) GRC
7 1 (0.28%) MiFID
System Software
1 99 (27.81%) Docker
2 30 (8.43%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.28%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 119 (33.43%) Kubernetes
2 68 (19.10%) Prometheus
3 51 (14.33%) Opscode Chef
4 45 (12.64%) Terraform
5 43 (12.08%) Grafana
6 34 (9.55%) Istio
7 25 (7.02%) Ansible
8 21 (5.90%) HAProxy
9 14 (3.93%) Kibana
9 14 (3.93%) logstash
9 14 (3.93%) MIIS
9 14 (3.93%) Opsgenie
9 14 (3.93%) Pingdom
9 14 (3.93%) ZABBIX
10 9 (2.53%) ITRS Geneos
11 8 (2.25%) SCCM
12 7 (1.97%) Perfmon
12 7 (1.97%) Rancher
13 4 (1.12%) AirWatch
13 4 (1.12%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 89 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 63 (17.70%) Google
3 32 (8.99%) New Relic
4 24 (6.74%) Splunk
5 19 (5.34%) Apple
6 17 (4.78%) Oracle
7 15 (4.21%) Red Hat
8 14 (3.93%) ServiceNow
8 14 (3.93%) Sun
9 13 (3.65%) HubSpot
9 13 (3.65%) PagerDuty
10 12 (3.37%) MuleSoft
10 12 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (3.09%) Atlassian
11 11 (3.09%) Bloomberg
11 11 (3.09%) GoCardless
12 10 (2.81%) VMware
13 9 (2.53%) DocuSign
14 8 (2.25%) CrowdStrike
15 7 (1.97%) Xero