Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Slack
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 795 926 1043
Rank change year-on-year +131 +117 +174
Permanent jobs citing Slack 290 235 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.14% 0.076%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.82% 0.73% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 160 179 87
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £33,412 £30,900 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -9.09%

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 35,261 32,277 22,909
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 25.09% 19.90% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 28,326 27,015 19,289
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +1.00%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 +37 156 £56,883 -1.07% 44
North of England +67 42 £52,133 -14.88% 17
South East +18 31 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Yorkshire +47 30 £52,133 -16.59% 8
South West +25 29 £65,000 +44.44% 3
East of England +37 16 £75,000 +87.50%
Midlands +46 12 £64,733 -0.41% 4
West Midlands +57 11 £64,733 -0.41% 2
North West +39 11 £43,633 -20.67% 8
North East - 1 £36,823 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
Slack
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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.

1 200 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (39.66%) JIRA
3 93 (32.07%) DevOps
4 91 (31.38%) Git (software)
4 91 (31.38%) Amazon AWS
5 89 (30.69%) Confluence
6 88 (30.34%) Software Engineering
7 87 (30.00%) Java
8 83 (28.62%) Jenkins
9 78 (26.90%) Node.js
10 73 (25.17%) Scrum
11 71 (24.48%) GitHub
11 71 (24.48%) Microservices
12 67 (23.10%) Open Source
13 66 (22.76%) Retail
14 63 (21.72%) Docker
15 57 (19.66%) Continuous Integration
15 57 (19.66%) Finance
16 56 (19.31%) Test Automation
17 54 (18.62%) Kanban
18 53 (18.28%) JavaScript
19 52 (17.93%) Python
19 52 (17.93%) Kafka
20 49 (16.90%) SQL
21 48 (16.55%) Mentoring
21 48 (16.55%) React
21 48 (16.55%) REST
22 45 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
23 43 (14.83%) Kubernetes
23 43 (14.83%) Microsoft

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 89 (30.69%) Confluence
2 24 (8.28%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (7.24%) Apache Spark
4 11 (3.79%) nginx
5 10 (3.45%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.76%) Cloud Foundry
6 8 (2.76%) Mule
7 7 (2.41%) Apache
7 7 (2.41%) CMS
8 6 (2.07%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.72%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.72%) Drupal
9 5 (1.72%) Skype for Business
10 3 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.69%) SAS
11 2 (0.69%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (4.83%) Chatbot
2 11 (3.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.07%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (2.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.10%) NetSuite
2 8 (2.76%) Magento
3 5 (1.72%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (1.03%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 91 (31.38%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (24.48%) GitHub
3 40 (13.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 39 (13.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 26 (8.97%) Office 365
6 24 (8.28%) PaaS
7 23 (7.93%) Trello
8 21 (7.24%) AWS CloudFormation
9 20 (6.90%) SaaS
10 17 (5.86%) G Suite
11 12 (4.14%) Dropbox
12 11 (3.79%) IaaS
13 8 (2.76%) Datadog
14 6 (2.07%) Mimecast
15 5 (1.72%) Asana
15 5 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
15 5 (1.72%) Yammer
16 4 (1.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 4 (1.38%) CloudFront
16 4 (1.38%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.62%) HTTP
2 9 (3.10%) Internet
2 9 (3.10%) WebEx
3 8 (2.76%) Firewall
4 7 (2.41%) Skype
5 5 (1.72%) Intranet
6 4 (1.38%) DNS
6 4 (1.38%) NetScaler
7 3 (1.03%) DKIM
7 3 (1.03%) DMARC
7 3 (1.03%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.03%) ICMP
7 3 (1.03%) IP Telephony
7 3 (1.03%) ISDN
7 3 (1.03%) SSL
7 3 (1.03%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.69%) OpenVPN
8 2 (0.69%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.34%) DHCP
9 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.03%) PostgreSQL
2 27 (9.31%) MySQL
2 27 (9.31%) Redis
3 25 (8.62%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.10%) SQL Server
5 8 (2.76%) Couchbase
5 8 (2.76%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.41%) Blockchain
6 7 (2.41%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.72%) InfluxDB
8 5 (1.72%) MariaDB
8 5 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (1.38%) Big Data
9 4 (1.38%) Data Lake
9 4 (1.38%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.03%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 115 (39.66%) JIRA
2 91 (31.38%) Git (software)
3 83 (28.62%) Jenkins
4 29 (10.00%) JMeter
5 25 (8.62%) CircleCI
6 24 (8.28%) Sonatype Nexus
7 21 (7.24%) Burp Suite
7 21 (7.24%) GoCD
7 21 (7.24%) HP UFT
7 21 (7.24%) LoadRunner
8 20 (6.90%) Xcode
9 17 (5.86%) Selenium
10 16 (5.52%) JUnit
11 13 (4.48%) Cucumber
12 10 (3.45%) Android Studio
12 10 (3.45%) Maven
12 10 (3.45%) SonarQube
13 9 (3.10%) Mockito
13 9 (3.10%) Subversion
13 9 (3.10%) TeamCity
General
1 66 (22.76%) Retail
2 57 (19.66%) Finance
3 28 (9.66%) Banking
4 19 (6.55%) Marketing
5 12 (4.14%) Billing
6 10 (3.45%) Games
7 7 (2.41%) Publishing
8 5 (1.72%) Advertising
9 4 (1.38%) Law
10 2 (0.69%) French Language
10 2 (0.69%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.69%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.34%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.34%) Hungarian Language
11 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 68 (23.45%) Developer
2 42 (14.48%) Software Engineer
3 31 (10.69%) Senior Developer
4 24 (8.28%) Test Engineer
5 21 (7.24%) Senior Software Engineer
6 18 (6.21%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (5.17%) AWS Engineer
7 15 (5.17%) Senior Test Engineer
8 14 (4.83%) Administrator
8 14 (4.83%) Applications Support
9 13 (4.48%) Engineering Manager
9 13 (4.48%) Java Developer
10 12 (4.14%) Full Stack Developer
11 11 (3.79%) Analyst
11 11 (3.79%) Consultant
12 10 (3.45%) AWS Software Engineer
12 10 (3.45%) IT Engineer
12 10 (3.45%) Java Engineer
12 10 (3.45%) Software Engineering Manager
12 10 (3.45%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (26.90%) Node.js
2 52 (17.93%) Kafka
3 48 (16.55%) React
3 48 (16.55%) REST
4 42 (14.48%) HTML
5 35 (12.07%) .NET
6 34 (11.72%) CSS
7 33 (11.38%) Spring
8 27 (9.31%) Web Services
9 24 (8.28%) JSON
10 23 (7.93%) Akka
10 23 (7.93%) Play Framework
10 23 (7.93%) Spring Boot
11 20 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
12 18 (6.21%) AngularJS
13 17 (5.86%) Ruby on Rails
14 13 (4.48%) WireMock
15 11 (3.79%) jQuery
15 11 (3.79%) Vue.js
16 10 (3.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.48%) User Experience
2 37 (12.76%) Blog
3 26 (8.97%) Mobile App
4 17 (5.86%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (3.79%) Fintech
6 10 (3.45%) Data Centre
7 9 (3.10%) Biotechnology
7 9 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (3.10%) NHS
8 7 (2.41%) Algorithms
9 6 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.07%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.38%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.38%) Derivative
11 4 (1.38%) Equities
11 4 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (1.03%) Replication
13 2 (0.69%) Cloud Native
13 2 (0.69%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 42 (14.48%) Linux
2 16 (5.52%) Windows
3 15 (5.17%) Apple iOS
4 13 (4.48%) Android
4 13 (4.48%) Debian
5 10 (3.45%) Ubuntu
6 9 (3.10%) Mac OS
7 8 (2.76%) Unix
8 6 (2.07%) Fedora
8 6 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.72%) Windows Server
10 4 (1.38%) SmartOS
10 4 (1.38%) VyOS
11 2 (0.69%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.69%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (32.07%) DevOps
3 88 (30.34%) Software Engineering
4 73 (25.17%) Scrum
5 71 (24.48%) Microservices
6 67 (23.10%) Open Source
7 57 (19.66%) Continuous Integration
8 56 (19.31%) Test Automation
9 54 (18.62%) Kanban
10 48 (16.55%) Mentoring
11 45 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
12 36 (12.41%) Waterfall
13 35 (12.07%) Project Management
14 34 (11.72%) BDD
15 32 (11.03%) Community of Practice
15 32 (11.03%) TDD
16 28 (9.66%) Coaching
17 26 (8.97%) Functional Programming
18 25 (8.62%) Computer Science
19 22 (7.59%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 87 (30.00%) Java
2 53 (18.28%) JavaScript
3 52 (17.93%) Python
4 49 (16.90%) SQL
5 34 (11.72%) Scala
6 29 (10.00%) PHP
7 27 (9.31%) Bash Shell
7 27 (9.31%) Ruby
8 26 (8.97%) Java 8
9 23 (7.93%) C#
10 18 (6.21%) Perl
11 16 (5.52%) Clojure
12 14 (4.83%) C++
13 12 (4.14%) Apple Swift
14 11 (3.79%) Shell Script
14 11 (3.79%) TypeScript
15 9 (3.10%) C
15 9 (3.10%) ES6
16 7 (2.41%) Bourne shell
16 7 (2.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (8.28%) Degree
2 15 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.07%) PhD
4 4 (1.38%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.34%) CCNA
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.34%) CISSP
5 1 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.34%) PMP
5 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.34%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.24%) WCAG
2 19 (6.55%) QA
3 11 (3.79%) PMO
4 9 (3.10%) SLA
5 7 (2.41%) GDPR
6 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (21.72%) Docker
2 12 (4.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 43 (14.83%) Kubernetes
2 37 (12.76%) Terraform
3 28 (9.66%) Ansible
4 21 (7.24%) Nessus
5 20 (6.90%) Puppet
6 9 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (2.76%) Grafana
8 7 (2.41%) Mesos
9 6 (2.07%) HAProxy
10 4 (1.38%) Graphite
11 3 (1.03%) cPanel
12 2 (0.69%) FreeIPA
12 2 (0.69%) Kibana
12 2 (0.69%) logstash
12 2 (0.69%) Packer
12 2 (0.69%) Prometheus
13 1 (0.34%) Jamf Pro
13 1 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (14.83%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.24%) Splunk
3 19 (6.55%) AppDynamics
4 18 (6.21%) Google
5 15 (5.17%) Oracle
6 14 (4.83%) Workday
7 12 (4.14%) SAP
8 10 (3.45%) New Relic
9 9 (3.10%) IBM
9 9 (3.10%) Sage
10 7 (2.41%) CA Agile Central
10 7 (2.41%) Okta
10 7 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (2.07%) Tableau
12 5 (1.72%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.72%) Zend
13 4 (1.38%) Facebook
13 4 (1.38%) VMware
14 3 (1.03%) Sitecore
14 3 (1.03%) Sophos