Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Slack
UK > England
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 875 1003 1085
Rank change year-on-year +128 +82 +186
Permanent jobs citing Slack 255 183 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.11% 0.069%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.69% 0.58% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 154 142 88
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -14.89%
10th Percentile £33,438 £28,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,125 £77,375 £67,875
UK median annual salary £56,883 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.35% - -4.55%

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 36,984 31,753 23,533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.29% 18.73% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 29,973 26,404 19,933
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +5.26%

Slack
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Slack in England

Slack
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Slack in England.

Salary trend for Slack in England

Slack
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Slack in England over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018. 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 +96 160 £60,000 +9.09% 54
North of England +34 28 £50,000 +58.73% 14
South West +12 21 £29,000 -47.27% 1
Yorkshire +33 20 £50,000 +72.41% 9
South East -1 20 £60,000 +14.29% 7
East of England +46 16 £75,000 +109.79% 3
Midlands +25 10 £64,733 +12.58%
North West +15 8 £49,950 -0.10% 5
West Midlands +28 6 £64,733 +12.58%
East Midlands - 4 £56,250 -
Slack
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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.

1 171 (67.06%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (34.12%) JIRA
3 84 (32.94%) Amazon AWS
3 84 (32.94%) Java
4 70 (27.45%) DevOps
5 65 (25.49%) Scrum
6 64 (25.10%) Software Engineering
7 63 (24.71%) GitHub
8 62 (24.31%) Confluence
9 59 (23.14%) Jenkins
9 59 (23.14%) Git (software)
10 52 (20.39%) Python
10 52 (20.39%) Docker
11 51 (20.00%) Finance
11 51 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 51 (20.00%) Node.js
12 50 (19.61%) Linux
12 50 (19.61%) JavaScript
13 49 (19.22%) Open Source
14 48 (18.82%) Kanban
15 44 (17.25%) SQL
16 41 (16.08%) Kafka
17 40 (15.69%) HTML
17 40 (15.69%) Microservices
18 39 (15.29%) Problem-Solving
18 39 (15.29%) Microsoft
19 38 (14.90%) Retail
20 36 (14.12%) CSS
20 36 (14.12%) User Experience
20 36 (14.12%) Google Cloud Platform

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 62 (24.31%) Confluence
2 22 (8.63%) Apache Spark
3 19 (7.45%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (4.71%) Skype for Business
5 10 (3.92%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.14%) Cloud Foundry
6 8 (3.14%) Mule
6 8 (3.14%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.75%) MS Exchange
7 7 (2.75%) nginx
8 5 (1.96%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.96%) Drupal
9 4 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.57%) Jupyter
10 3 (1.18%) Apache
10 3 (1.18%) CMS
10 3 (1.18%) WordPress
11 2 (0.78%) SAS
12 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (5.49%) Chatbot
2 11 (4.31%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (3.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.96%) Magento
1 5 (1.96%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.78%) Eikon
4 1 (0.39%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.39%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.39%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 84 (32.94%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (24.71%) GitHub
3 36 (14.12%) Google Cloud Platform
4 29 (11.37%) Office 365
5 28 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
6 27 (10.59%) Trello
7 24 (9.41%) PaaS
8 23 (9.02%) G Suite
9 22 (8.63%) SaaS
10 17 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (4.71%) IaaS
12 11 (4.31%) Datadog
12 11 (4.31%) Dropbox
13 10 (3.92%) Amazon S3
14 7 (2.75%) Mimecast
15 6 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
16 5 (1.96%) Asana
16 5 (1.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 5 (1.96%) npm
16 5 (1.96%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.41%) HTTP
2 17 (6.67%) Skype
3 15 (5.88%) DNS
4 14 (5.49%) WebEx
5 8 (3.14%) Firewall
5 8 (3.14%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.35%) DHCP
6 6 (2.35%) Internet
6 6 (2.35%) IP Telephony
6 6 (2.35%) ISDN
6 6 (2.35%) SSL
6 6 (2.35%) Unified Communications
7 5 (1.96%) Intranet
7 5 (1.96%) VPN
8 4 (1.57%) Wireless
9 3 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (1.18%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.18%) FTP
9 3 (1.18%) ICMP
9 3 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.84%) MongoDB
2 18 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (7.06%) Redis
3 10 (3.92%) Blockchain
4 8 (3.14%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (2.75%) MySQL
5 7 (2.75%) SQL Server
6 6 (2.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (2.35%) Couchbase
6 6 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.96%) InfluxDB
7 5 (1.96%) MariaDB
7 5 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.57%) Big Data
8 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.18%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.18%) Data Lake
9 3 (1.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 87 (34.12%) JIRA
2 59 (23.14%) Git (software)
2 59 (23.14%) Jenkins
3 27 (10.59%) CircleCI
4 22 (8.63%) GoCD
5 21 (8.24%) Selenium
6 18 (7.06%) Sonatype Nexus
7 13 (5.10%) Mocha
8 12 (4.71%) Maven
9 10 (3.92%) gulp
9 10 (3.92%) Subversion
9 10 (3.92%) webpack
10 9 (3.53%) Bitbucket
11 8 (3.14%) SonarQube
11 8 (3.14%) TeamCity
12 7 (2.75%) Burp Suite
12 7 (2.75%) HP UFT
12 7 (2.75%) Jasmine
12 7 (2.75%) JMeter
12 7 (2.75%) LoadRunner
General
1 51 (20.00%) Finance
2 38 (14.90%) Retail
3 26 (10.20%) Banking
3 26 (10.20%) Games
4 16 (6.27%) Marketing
5 11 (4.31%) Billing
6 8 (3.14%) Publishing
7 6 (2.35%) French Language
7 6 (2.35%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.18%) Advertising
9 2 (0.78%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Cantonese Language
10 1 (0.39%) Electronics
10 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.39%) Hungarian Language
10 1 (0.39%) Law
10 1 (0.39%) Legal
10 1 (0.39%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 58 (22.75%) Developer
2 24 (9.41%) Senior Developer
3 17 (6.67%) Analyst
3 17 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 16 (6.27%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (5.88%) Consultant
6 14 (5.49%) Applications Support
7 13 (5.10%) Engineering Manager
7 13 (5.10%) IT Engineer
7 13 (5.10%) Java Developer
8 12 (4.71%) Senior Software Engineer
9 11 (4.31%) AWS Engineer
10 10 (3.92%) Software Engineering Manager
10 10 (3.92%) Software Manager
11 9 (3.53%) Java Engineer
11 9 (3.53%) Project Manager
11 9 (3.53%) Test Engineer
12 8 (3.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 8 (3.14%) IT Support
12 8 (3.14%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (20.00%) Node.js
2 41 (16.08%) Kafka
3 40 (15.69%) HTML
4 36 (14.12%) CSS
5 32 (12.55%) React
6 31 (12.16%) REST
7 27 (10.59%) AngularJS
7 27 (10.59%) Web Services
8 26 (10.20%) Spring
9 25 (9.80%) .NET
10 19 (7.45%) Akka
10 19 (7.45%) Play Framework
11 16 (6.27%) JSON
11 16 (6.27%) RabbitMQ
12 15 (5.88%) HTML5
12 15 (5.88%) Spring Boot
13 13 (5.10%) Jest
14 12 (4.71%) React Native
15 11 (4.31%) Chai
15 11 (4.31%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.12%) User Experience
2 33 (12.94%) Blog
3 23 (9.02%) Mobile App
4 16 (6.27%) Computer Science
4 16 (6.27%) Fintech
4 16 (6.27%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (5.49%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (4.31%) Data Centre
7 9 (3.53%) Biotechnology
7 9 (3.53%) NHS
8 7 (2.75%) Algorithms
9 6 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.35%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (1.96%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.96%) Derivative
10 5 (1.96%) Equities
11 4 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.57%) Cloud Native
12 3 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (19.61%) Linux
2 28 (10.98%) Windows
3 12 (4.71%) Apple iOS
4 9 (3.53%) Android
5 8 (3.14%) Mac OS
5 8 (3.14%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.75%) Debian
6 7 (2.75%) Unix
7 5 (1.96%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.96%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.57%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.57%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.39%) CentOS
9 1 (0.39%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.39%) Fedora
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (67.06%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (27.45%) DevOps
3 65 (25.49%) Scrum
4 64 (25.10%) Software Engineering
5 51 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 49 (19.22%) Open Source
7 48 (18.82%) Kanban
8 40 (15.69%) Microservices
9 39 (15.29%) Problem-Solving
10 31 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (10.98%) BDD
11 28 (10.98%) Project Management
12 27 (10.59%) TDD
13 25 (9.80%) Mentoring
14 22 (8.63%) Functional Programming
15 20 (7.84%) IT Strategy
15 20 (7.84%) Service Management
16 18 (7.06%) ITIL
17 17 (6.67%) CRM
17 17 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 84 (32.94%) Java
2 52 (20.39%) Python
3 50 (19.61%) JavaScript
4 44 (17.25%) SQL
5 32 (12.55%) Scala
6 27 (10.59%) PHP
7 20 (7.84%) ES6
7 20 (7.84%) Ruby
8 18 (7.06%) Bash Shell
8 18 (7.06%) TypeScript
9 17 (6.67%) Java 8
10 15 (5.88%) PowerShell
11 14 (5.49%) C#
12 13 (5.10%) C++
13 12 (4.71%) Clojure
14 9 (3.53%) Perl
15 7 (2.75%) Apple Swift
15 7 (2.75%) C
15 7 (2.75%) Erlang
16 6 (2.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (6.67%) Degree
2 7 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.57%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.39%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.39%) CCNA
4 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.39%) CISSP
4 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.39%) MCP
4 1 (0.39%) MCSA
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.39%) PhD
4 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.39%) PMP
4 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.84%) QA
2 10 (3.92%) PMO
3 9 (3.53%) SLA
4 7 (2.75%) WCAG
5 6 (2.35%) GDPR
6 1 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (20.39%) Docker
2 26 (10.20%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.39%) Varnish
5 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (12.16%) Kubernetes
2 29 (11.37%) Terraform
3 23 (9.02%) Ansible
4 13 (5.10%) Puppet
5 9 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (2.75%) Grafana
6 7 (2.75%) Nessus
7 2 (0.78%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.78%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.78%) Kibana
7 2 (0.78%) logstash
8 1 (0.39%) Consul
8 1 (0.39%) Graphite
8 1 (0.39%) Packer
8 1 (0.39%) Salt
8 1 (0.39%) SCCM
8 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.39%) StatsD
Vendors
1 39 (15.29%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.45%) Google
3 12 (4.71%) AppDynamics
3 12 (4.71%) Splunk
4 10 (3.92%) New Relic
5 9 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (3.14%) Okta
7 7 (2.75%) Apple
7 7 (2.75%) Atlassian
7 7 (2.75%) Oracle
7 7 (2.75%) ServiceNow
8 6 (2.35%) Tableau
9 5 (1.96%) Cisco
9 5 (1.96%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 5 (1.96%) SAP
9 5 (1.96%) VMware
9 5 (1.96%) Workday
9 5 (1.96%) Zend
10 4 (1.57%) CA Agile Central
11 3 (1.18%) OneLogin