Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Slack
UK > England
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 909 1039 1243
Rank change year-on-year +130 +204 +42
Permanent jobs citing Slack 252 156 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.089% 0.015%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.78% 0.67% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 168 91 29
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -21.43%
10th Percentile £28,775 £28,750 £26,150
90th Percentile £78,750 £67,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -21.43%

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 32405 23244 19607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.28% 13.29% 9.67%
Number of salaries quoted 27059 19659 16588
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,645 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,440 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017. 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 +72 166 £55,000 - 8
South East +89 43 £52,500 +50.00% 2
North of England +14 21 £39,500 -34.17% 7
Yorkshire +32 17 £29,000 -55.38% 4
South West +13 14 £55,000 +69.23% 2
East of England +5 6 £40,000 -20.00% 1
North West +1 4 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Midlands -4 2 £65,000 +103.13%
West Midlands - 1 £65,000 -
Slack
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT jobs citing Slack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Slack.

1 107 (42.46%) GitHub
2 105 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (33.33%) JIRA
4 77 (30.56%) JavaScript
5 71 (28.17%) Python
5 71 (28.17%) Google
6 69 (27.38%) Finance
7 64 (25.40%) Java
8 61 (24.21%) Trello
9 60 (23.81%) Docker
10 58 (23.02%) DevOps
11 57 (22.62%) Continuous Integration
11 57 (22.62%) HTML
12 56 (22.22%) G Suite
13 54 (21.43%) Redis
13 54 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
13 54 (21.43%) CSS
14 53 (21.03%) Jenkins
15 52 (20.63%) Test Automation
15 52 (20.63%) Scrum
16 49 (19.44%) TDD
17 47 (18.65%) PostgreSQL
17 47 (18.65%) Project Management
17 47 (18.65%) PHP
18 43 (17.06%) Linux
18 43 (17.06%) BDD
19 41 (16.27%) C++
19 41 (16.27%) Retail
19 41 (16.27%) Software Engineering
19 41 (16.27%) Selenium

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 28 (11.11%) Confluence
2 25 (9.92%) nginx
3 24 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (6.75%) Apache
4 17 (6.75%) Apache Solr
5 10 (3.97%) CMS
6 7 (2.78%) Jetty
7 6 (2.38%) Joomla!
7 6 (2.38%) OpenStack
7 6 (2.38%) SilverStripe
7 6 (2.38%) WordPress
8 5 (1.98%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.98%) Ethereum
8 5 (1.98%) Hyperledger
9 2 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.40%) Drupal
10 1 (0.40%) Marvel
10 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (3.97%) Photoshop
2 7 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (2.78%) InVision
3 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.79%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 9 (3.57%) iTrent
1 9 (3.57%) Unit4 Business World
2 5 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 107 (42.46%) GitHub
2 61 (24.21%) Trello
3 56 (22.22%) G Suite
4 54 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
5 40 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
6 29 (11.51%) SaaS
7 28 (11.11%) Office 365
8 26 (10.32%) Heroku
9 16 (6.35%) CloudFront
10 14 (5.56%) Amazon S3
11 13 (5.16%) Route 53
11 13 (5.16%) Serverless
12 12 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (4.37%) Amazon Kinesis
14 10 (3.97%) Algolia
15 8 (3.17%) AWS Lambda
15 8 (3.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 7 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
16 7 (2.78%) AWS CloudTrail
16 7 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.37%) Firewall
2 9 (3.57%) IP Telephony
2 9 (3.57%) ISDN
2 9 (3.57%) LAN
2 9 (3.57%) Unified Communications
2 9 (3.57%) WAN
2 9 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (3.57%) Wireless
3 5 (1.98%) Internet
3 5 (1.98%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.59%) Skype
4 4 (1.59%) VoIP
5 2 (0.79%) DNS
6 1 (0.40%) ATM
6 1 (0.40%) DHCP
6 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.40%) HTTP
6 1 (0.40%) ICMP
6 1 (0.40%) SSL
6 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (21.43%) Redis
2 47 (18.65%) PostgreSQL
3 38 (15.08%) MySQL
4 28 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 14 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 13 (5.16%) Blockchain
7 10 (3.97%) NoSQL
7 10 (3.97%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.38%) Big Data
9 5 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.98%) SQL Server
10 2 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.40%) Aerospike
11 1 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.40%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.40%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 84 (33.33%) JIRA
2 53 (21.03%) Jenkins
3 41 (16.27%) Selenium
4 38 (15.08%) Cucumber
5 37 (14.68%) Git (software)
6 34 (13.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 33 (13.10%) SoapUI
8 23 (9.13%) Codeship
9 22 (8.73%) JMeter
10 21 (8.33%) Buildbot
11 20 (7.94%) Appium
11 20 (7.94%) Ranorex
12 19 (7.54%) webpack
13 18 (7.14%) Vagrant
14 17 (6.75%) Gatling
15 13 (5.16%) CircleCI
15 13 (5.16%) LoadRunner
15 13 (5.16%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (5.16%) Travis CI
16 12 (4.76%) WATIR
General
1 69 (27.38%) Finance
2 41 (16.27%) Retail
3 12 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.37%) Banking
4 11 (4.37%) Marketing
5 5 (1.98%) Publishing
6 4 (1.59%) Advertising
6 4 (1.59%) Legal
7 3 (1.19%) Back Office
7 3 (1.19%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.79%) Games
9 1 (0.40%) Electronics
9 1 (0.40%) Law
9 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 108 (42.86%) Developer
2 54 (21.43%) Senior Developer
3 41 (16.27%) Full Stack Developer
4 34 (13.49%) Consultant
5 20 (7.94%) Analyst
6 19 (7.54%) Python Developer
7 16 (6.35%) Support Engineer
8 15 (5.95%) Architect
8 15 (5.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 15 (5.95%) JavaScript Developer
9 13 (5.16%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 13 (5.16%) Technical Consultant
10 12 (4.76%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 11 (4.37%) PHP Developer
12 10 (3.97%) Project Manager
12 10 (3.97%) Senior PHP Developer
13 9 (3.57%) Digital Project Manager
13 9 (3.57%) HTML Developer
13 9 (3.57%) Software Engineer
13 9 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (22.62%) HTML
2 54 (21.43%) CSS
3 36 (14.29%) Node.js
4 34 (13.49%) React
5 29 (11.51%) jQuery
6 24 (9.52%) REST
6 24 (9.52%) RESTful
7 23 (9.13%) .NET
7 23 (9.13%) Sidekiq
8 20 (7.94%) Ajax
8 20 (7.94%) AngularJS
8 20 (7.94%) HTML5
9 19 (7.54%) Flask
9 19 (7.54%) Jinja
9 19 (7.54%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 19 (7.54%) WebSockets
10 18 (7.14%) Laravel
10 18 (7.14%) OAuth
11 17 (6.75%) Sass
11 17 (6.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.30%) User Experience
2 14 (5.56%) Fintech
3 10 (3.97%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.97%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (3.57%) Algorithms
5 5 (1.98%) Bitcoin
5 5 (1.98%) Equities
5 5 (1.98%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.98%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.59%) CMDB
6 4 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.59%) Raspberry Pi
7 3 (1.19%) Derivative
7 3 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.19%) iPhone
7 3 (1.19%) PlayStation
7 3 (1.19%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.79%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 43 (17.06%) Linux
2 37 (14.68%) Windows
3 24 (9.52%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.17%) Mac OS X
5 7 (2.78%) Mac OS
6 5 (1.98%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.59%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.19%) Android
8 3 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.79%) Unix
10 1 (0.40%) Solaris
10 1 (0.40%) SUSE
10 1 (0.40%) VMS
10 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (23.02%) DevOps
3 57 (22.62%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (20.63%) Scrum
4 52 (20.63%) Test Automation
5 49 (19.44%) TDD
6 47 (18.65%) Project Management
7 43 (17.06%) BDD
8 41 (16.27%) Software Engineering
9 37 (14.68%) Software Testing
10 35 (13.89%) Analytics
11 31 (12.30%) Kanban
12 30 (11.90%) Pair Programming
13 26 (10.32%) DSDM
13 26 (10.32%) Front End Development
14 23 (9.13%) Microservices
14 23 (9.13%) OO
15 17 (6.75%) CRM
16 16 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
17 15 (5.95%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 77 (30.56%) JavaScript
2 71 (28.17%) Python
3 64 (25.40%) Java
4 47 (18.65%) PHP
5 41 (16.27%) C++
6 40 (15.87%) C#
7 39 (15.48%) SQL
8 38 (15.08%) Ruby
9 31 (12.30%) Scala
10 20 (7.94%) C
11 18 (7.14%) Bash Shell
12 17 (6.75%) PHP 5
12 17 (6.75%) PHP 7
13 10 (3.97%) Groovy
13 10 (3.97%) VB.NET
14 7 (2.78%) ECMAScript
14 7 (2.78%) ES6
14 7 (2.78%) R
15 6 (2.38%) TypeScript
16 5 (1.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (3.57%) Degree
2 7 (2.78%) ISTQB
2 7 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 7 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.40%) ACSP
5 1 (0.40%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) ISEB
5 1 (0.40%) MCSE
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.40%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.16%) QA
2 4 (1.59%) GDPR
3 2 (0.79%) MiFID
4 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 60 (23.81%) Docker
2 6 (2.38%) Hyper-V
2 6 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (12.30%) Puppet
2 28 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (6.35%) Kubernetes
4 15 (5.95%) Ansible
4 15 (5.95%) Terraform
5 7 (2.78%) Hadoop YARN
6 6 (2.38%) Packer
7 5 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (1.59%) Salt
9 3 (1.19%) Consul
10 2 (0.79%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.79%) yum
11 1 (0.40%) Kibana
11 1 (0.40%) logstash
11 1 (0.40%) Nagios
Vendors
1 71 (28.17%) Google
2 17 (6.75%) SAP
3 12 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.76%) Oracle
4 11 (4.37%) Apple
4 11 (4.37%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (3.97%) IBM
5 10 (3.97%) Zend
6 8 (3.17%) CA
6 8 (3.17%) CA Agile Central
6 8 (3.17%) Micro Focus
7 7 (2.78%) Databricks
8 6 (2.38%) VMware
9 5 (1.98%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.98%) HP
10 4 (1.59%) Freshdesk
10 4 (1.59%) Proofpoint
10 4 (1.59%) Sophos
11 3 (1.19%) Adobe
12 2 (0.79%) Bloomberg