Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Slack
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 830 1004 1157
Rank change year-on-year +174 +153 +109
Permanent jobs citing Slack 322 150 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.092% 0.043%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.87% 0.56% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 197 87 71
England median annual salary £62,500 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.06% -22.73% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,350 £103,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +47.06% -22.73% +10.00%

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 37,125 26,567 22,425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.87% 16.32% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 30,497 22,179 19,053
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +152 244 £62,500 +25.00% 19
South East +42 35 £69,500 +139.66% 4
South West +2 21 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Midlands +7 10 £55,000 - 3
North of England +2 10 £67,500 +92.86% 3
East Midlands +16 9 £55,000 - 2
Yorkshire +19 5 - - 2
North West +13 5 £67,500 +51.69%
West Midlands +12 1 £42,500 -22.73% 1
East of England +5 1 £50,000 +22.70% 2
Slack
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 207 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (50.93%) JIRA
3 137 (42.55%) Test Automation
4 132 (40.99%) Finance
5 130 (40.37%) Amazon AWS
6 126 (39.13%) Scrum
7 125 (38.82%) GitHub
8 122 (37.89%) TDD
9 116 (36.02%) Jenkins
10 113 (35.09%) BDD
11 112 (34.78%) Java
12 102 (31.68%) Confluence
12 102 (31.68%) DevOps
13 100 (31.06%) Kanban
14 99 (30.75%) Git (software)
15 88 (27.33%) CSS
16 86 (26.71%) Selenium
17 84 (26.09%) Node.js
18 82 (25.47%) Project Management
19 76 (23.60%) Linux
20 73 (22.67%) Python
20 73 (22.67%) JavaScript
21 70 (21.74%) CSS3
21 70 (21.74%) Redux
22 68 (21.12%) Maven
22 68 (21.12%) Google
23 67 (20.81%) HTML
24 65 (20.19%) REST
25 64 (19.88%) Banking
25 64 (19.88%) React

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
1 102 (31.68%) Confluence
2 44 (13.66%) Cloud Foundry
2 44 (13.66%) Tomcat
3 43 (13.35%) Mule
4 15 (4.66%) Apache Spark
5 14 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (4.35%) Skype for Business
6 12 (3.73%) CMS
6 12 (3.73%) MS Exchange
7 9 (2.80%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (1.24%) Ethereum
8 4 (1.24%) Hyperledger
8 4 (1.24%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.93%) Alfresco
9 3 (0.93%) GeoServer
9 3 (0.93%) JBoss
9 3 (0.93%) Joomla!
9 3 (0.93%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.31%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (4.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (4.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.31%) InVision
4 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (8.07%) Distributed Ledger
2 6 (1.86%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.24%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 3 (0.93%) iTrent
5 2 (0.62%) Eikon
6 1 (0.31%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 130 (40.37%) Amazon AWS
2 125 (38.82%) GitHub
3 56 (17.39%) G Suite
3 56 (17.39%) Trello
4 53 (16.46%) IaaS
5 49 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 49 (15.22%) PaaS
6 46 (14.29%) Office 365
7 18 (5.59%) AWS CloudFormation
8 16 (4.97%) Amazon S3
9 15 (4.66%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (3.73%) Google Cloud Platform
11 11 (3.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 11 (3.42%) AWS Lambda
11 11 (3.42%) Datadog
11 11 (3.42%) Serverless
12 10 (3.11%) Amazon ELB
13 9 (2.80%) CloudFront
14 7 (2.17%) Dropbox
14 7 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.70%) DNS
2 23 (7.14%) Skype
3 22 (6.83%) HTTP
4 21 (6.52%) TCP/IP
5 12 (3.73%) Internet
6 11 (3.42%) VPN
7 10 (3.11%) Firewall
7 10 (3.11%) SMTP
7 10 (3.11%) SSH
8 9 (2.80%) SNMP
9 7 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (2.17%) DHCP
9 7 (2.17%) FTP
9 7 (2.17%) LAN
9 7 (2.17%) SSL
9 7 (2.17%) WAN
9 7 (2.17%) Wireless
10 5 (1.55%) IPsec
11 3 (0.93%) SMS
11 3 (0.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (15.84%) MySQL
2 49 (15.22%) PostgreSQL
3 44 (13.66%) Redis
4 32 (9.94%) NoSQL
5 31 (9.63%) Blockchain
6 15 (4.66%) Amazon RDS
7 12 (3.73%) MongoDB
8 10 (3.11%) SQL Server
9 7 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.86%) Big Data
10 6 (1.86%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.55%) Amazon Aurora
11 5 (1.55%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.62%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.62%) InfluxDB
13 2 (0.62%) Relational Database
14 1 (0.31%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 164 (50.93%) JIRA
2 116 (36.02%) Jenkins
3 99 (30.75%) Git (software)
4 86 (26.71%) Selenium
5 68 (21.12%) Maven
6 51 (15.84%) Sonatype Nexus
7 49 (15.22%) Babel
7 49 (15.22%) JUnit
7 49 (15.22%) Mocha
8 45 (13.98%) Cucumber
8 45 (13.98%) SonarQube
9 33 (10.25%) SoapUI
10 31 (9.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 29 (9.01%) JMeter
12 24 (7.45%) CircleCI
12 24 (7.45%) webpack
13 22 (6.83%) Gatling
14 20 (6.21%) LoadRunner
15 19 (5.90%) GoCD
16 18 (5.59%) Buildbot
General
1 132 (40.99%) Finance
2 64 (19.88%) Banking
3 41 (12.73%) Games
3 41 (12.73%) Retail
4 23 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.73%) Legal
5 12 (3.73%) Publishing
6 9 (2.80%) Marketing
7 5 (1.55%) Advertising
7 5 (1.55%) Back Office
8 2 (0.62%) Electronics
8 2 (0.62%) French Language
8 2 (0.62%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.62%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.31%) Cantonese Language
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Law
9 1 (0.31%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 105 (32.61%) Developer
2 41 (12.73%) Analyst
3 39 (12.11%) Senior Developer
4 27 (8.39%) Java Developer
5 24 (7.45%) Architect
6 20 (6.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 20 (6.21%) Technical Leader
7 17 (5.28%) Software Developer
8 16 (4.97%) Business Analyst
8 16 (4.97%) Senior Java Developer
9 14 (4.35%) Developer in Test
9 14 (4.35%) Software Engineer
9 14 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (3.73%) Consultant
10 12 (3.73%) Desktop Support
10 12 (3.73%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (3.42%) Support Analyst
12 10 (3.11%) Desktop Analyst
12 10 (3.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 10 (3.11%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (27.33%) CSS
2 84 (26.09%) Node.js
3 70 (21.74%) CSS3
3 70 (21.74%) Redux
4 67 (20.81%) HTML
5 65 (20.19%) REST
6 64 (19.88%) React
7 57 (17.70%) Spring
8 54 (16.77%) HTML5
9 51 (15.84%) AngularJS
9 51 (15.84%) JSON
10 49 (15.22%) Jest
11 47 (14.60%) Chai
11 47 (14.60%) Spring Boot
12 44 (13.66%) WireMock
13 41 (12.73%) Web Services
14 30 (9.32%) Kafka
15 26 (8.07%) React Native
16 25 (7.76%) Smart Contracts
17 24 (7.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 60 (18.63%) Mobile App
2 59 (18.32%) User Experience
3 26 (8.07%) Fintech
4 16 (4.97%) Video Conferencing
5 12 (3.73%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.80%) Public Cloud
7 8 (2.48%) Equities
8 7 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (2.17%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (1.86%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.55%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.55%) Blog
10 5 (1.55%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.55%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.55%) Replication
11 4 (1.24%) Bitcoin
11 4 (1.24%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.93%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 76 (23.60%) Linux
2 42 (13.04%) Windows
3 20 (6.21%) Android
4 15 (4.66%) Apple iOS
5 13 (4.04%) Windows 10
6 12 (3.73%) Ubuntu
7 10 (3.11%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.48%) CentOS
9 7 (2.17%) Unix
10 6 (1.86%) Amazon Linux
11 4 (1.24%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.93%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.62%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.62%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (42.55%) Test Automation
3 126 (39.13%) Scrum
4 122 (37.89%) TDD
5 113 (35.09%) BDD
6 102 (31.68%) DevOps
7 100 (31.06%) Kanban
8 82 (25.47%) Project Management
9 63 (19.57%) Software Engineering
10 62 (19.25%) Continuous Integration
11 57 (17.70%) Web Development
12 56 (17.39%) Software Delivery
13 45 (13.98%) Mobile First
14 44 (13.66%) Cross-Platform Development
15 43 (13.35%) ATDD
16 37 (11.49%) Microservices
17 36 (11.18%) Front End Development
18 34 (10.56%) Software Testing
18 34 (10.56%) Stakeholder Management
19 30 (9.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 112 (34.78%) Java
2 73 (22.67%) JavaScript
2 73 (22.67%) Python
3 51 (15.84%) ES6
3 51 (15.84%) Scala
4 50 (15.53%) Bash Shell
4 50 (15.53%) Java 8
5 48 (14.91%) SQL
6 41 (12.73%) Ruby
7 30 (9.32%) PowerShell
8 29 (9.01%) C#
8 29 (9.01%) PHP
9 26 (8.07%) C++
10 21 (6.52%) C
11 11 (3.42%) Perl
11 11 (3.42%) VB.NET
12 8 (2.48%) TypeScript
13 7 (2.17%) Groovy
13 7 (2.17%) R
14 5 (1.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.59%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.17%) Degree
4 5 (1.55%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.93%) A+ Certification
5 3 (0.93%) MCP
5 3 (0.93%) MCSA
5 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.62%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.62%) PMP
7 1 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.66%) QA
2 5 (1.55%) MiFID
3 3 (0.93%) GCP
4 2 (0.62%) WAI
4 2 (0.62%) WCAG
5 1 (0.31%) GDPR
System Software
1 63 (19.57%) Docker
2 25 (7.76%) Active Directory
3 14 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.55%) HDFS
6 3 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (0.93%) vSphere
7 1 (0.31%) Varnish
7 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (9.32%) Puppet
2 29 (9.01%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (7.45%) Kubernetes
4 17 (5.28%) Ansible
5 10 (3.11%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (3.11%) Nagios
6 9 (2.80%) Packer
6 9 (2.80%) Pingdom
7 8 (2.48%) Terraform
8 7 (2.17%) Salt
9 3 (0.93%) Grafana
9 3 (0.93%) Kibana
9 3 (0.93%) logstash
9 3 (0.93%) SCCM
9 3 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.31%) Consul
10 1 (0.31%) Graphite
10 1 (0.31%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 68 (21.12%) Google
2 54 (16.77%) Splunk
3 46 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 45 (13.98%) AppDynamics
5 21 (6.52%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (5.28%) SAP
7 15 (4.66%) ServiceNow
8 14 (4.35%) VMware
9 12 (3.73%) Okta
10 10 (3.11%) Apple
10 10 (3.11%) Atlassian
10 10 (3.11%) HP
11 7 (2.17%) Bloomberg
11 7 (2.17%) Cisco
12 6 (1.86%) Adobe
12 6 (1.86%) CA
12 6 (1.86%) CA Agile Central
12 6 (1.86%) IBM
12 6 (1.86%) Micro Focus
12 6 (1.86%) Oracle