Period
to 5 May 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 5 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Slack
UK > England
6 months to
5 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 650 689 811
Rank change year-on-year +39 +122 +66
Permanent jobs citing Slack 186 241 280
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.57% 0.72% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 118 137 179
10th Percentile £29,925 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% -16.00%
75th Percentile £71,875 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £75,300 £75,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -16.00%

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 32,805 33,328 38,577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.05% 35.17% 28.31%
Number of salaries quoted 26,699 27,597 31,480
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,000 £55,183 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.10% +0.33% +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,250 £73,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £93,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +33 109 £61,250 +2.46% 13
North of England +12 28 £45,000 -14.29% 5
South East +39 25 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Yorkshire -14 14 £37,500 -30.23% 1
South West -3 11 £43,750 +16.67% 1
North West +15 9 £50,000 -4.76% 2
East Midlands +6 7 £55,000 - 3
Midlands +1 7 £55,000 +4.76% 3
North East +6 5 £40,000 - 2
East of England +38 1 - - 1
Slack
UK

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 88 (47.31%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (38.17%) JIRA
3 56 (30.11%) JavaScript
4 53 (28.49%) AWS
5 52 (27.96%) Google
6 50 (26.88%) Scrum
7 49 (26.34%) Social Skills
8 48 (25.81%) Docker
9 46 (24.73%) Git (software)
10 44 (23.66%) Confluence
10 44 (23.66%) Kubernetes
10 44 (23.66%) Python
11 40 (21.51%) Azure
12 39 (20.97%) Microsoft
13 37 (19.89%) SaaS
14 35 (18.82%) Node.js
14 35 (18.82%) GitHub
14 35 (18.82%) DevOps
14 35 (18.82%) Linux
15 34 (18.28%) SQL
16 33 (17.74%) PostgreSQL
16 33 (17.74%) Software Engineering
17 31 (16.67%) Marketing
17 31 (16.67%) B2B
18 30 (16.13%) Ruby
18 30 (16.13%) TDD
18 30 (16.13%) User Experience
18 30 (16.13%) AngularJS
19 29 (15.59%) Continuous Integration
20 26 (13.98%) Finance

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 44 (23.66%) Confluence
2 6 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.23%) WordPress
3 5 (2.69%) IIS
3 5 (2.69%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.15%) Apache Airflow
4 4 (2.15%) Drupal
4 4 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.61%) Apache
5 3 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.08%) nginx
7 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (3.76%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.69%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.08%) Figma
3 2 (1.08%) InVision
3 2 (1.08%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (1.61%) Shopify
2 1 (0.54%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 53 (28.49%) AWS
2 40 (21.51%) Azure
3 37 (19.89%) SaaS
4 35 (18.82%) GitHub
5 22 (11.83%) GCP
6 19 (10.22%) Microsoft 365
6 19 (10.22%) Serverless
7 15 (8.06%) Google Workspace
7 15 (8.06%) Trello
8 12 (6.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 10 (5.38%) Asana
10 8 (4.30%) Amazon ECS
10 8 (4.30%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (4.30%) Azure Active Directory
10 8 (4.30%) npm
11 7 (3.76%) Amazon EKS
12 6 (3.23%) Google Drive
13 5 (2.69%) IaaS
13 5 (2.69%) NuGet
13 5 (2.69%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.60%) DNS
2 12 (6.45%) Skype
3 9 (4.84%) DHCP
4 8 (4.30%) Wireless
5 7 (3.76%) VPN
5 7 (3.76%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (3.23%) Internet
6 6 (3.23%) LAN
6 6 (3.23%) WAN
7 5 (2.69%) IPsec
7 5 (2.69%) MPLS
7 5 (2.69%) MRTG
7 5 (2.69%) Network Security
7 5 (2.69%) OSPF
7 5 (2.69%) RIP
7 5 (2.69%) SD-WAN
7 5 (2.69%) SNMP
7 5 (2.69%) VoIP
7 5 (2.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.74%) PostgreSQL
2 23 (12.37%) NoSQL
3 17 (9.14%) SQL Server
4 15 (8.06%) MySQL
5 13 (6.99%) Relational Database
6 12 (6.45%) MongoDB
6 12 (6.45%) RDBMS
7 11 (5.91%) Redis
8 8 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (2.69%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (2.69%) NewSQL
11 4 (2.15%) Snowflake Schema
12 3 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (1.61%) Power BI
12 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (1.08%) BigQuery
13 2 (1.08%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 71 (38.17%) JIRA
2 46 (24.73%) Git (software)
3 25 (13.44%) Jenkins
4 17 (9.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (8.60%) CircleCI
6 13 (6.99%) Visual Studio
7 12 (6.45%) Cypress.io
8 10 (5.38%) Bitbucket
8 10 (5.38%) Maven
8 10 (5.38%) webpack
9 9 (4.84%) Appium
9 9 (4.84%) Cucumber
9 9 (4.84%) Eclipse
9 9 (4.84%) GitLab
9 9 (4.84%) IntelliJ
9 9 (4.84%) Selenium
9 9 (4.84%) TestComplete
9 9 (4.84%) TestNG
9 9 (4.84%) WebDriver
9 9 (4.84%) Zephyr
General
1 49 (26.34%) Social Skills
2 31 (16.67%) Marketing
3 26 (13.98%) Finance
4 11 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.84%) Organisational Skills
6 6 (3.23%) Games
6 6 (3.23%) Law
7 4 (2.15%) Local Government
7 4 (2.15%) Retail
8 3 (1.61%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.08%) Advertising
9 2 (1.08%) Banking
9 2 (1.08%) Legal
9 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.08%) Publishing
10 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (31.18%) Developer
2 18 (9.68%) .NET Developer
3 17 (9.14%) Software Engineer
4 13 (6.99%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (6.99%) C# Developer
5 12 (6.45%) Cloud Developer
5 12 (6.45%) Salesforce Developer
6 11 (5.91%) Full Stack Developer
7 10 (5.38%) Platform Engineer
7 10 (5.38%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.84%) Lead Developer
8 9 (4.84%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 9 (4.84%) Senior Test Engineer
8 9 (4.84%) Test Automation Engineer
8 9 (4.84%) Test Engineer
9 8 (4.30%) Architect
9 8 (4.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (4.30%) Product Manager
9 8 (4.30%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.30%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (18.82%) Node.js
2 30 (16.13%) AngularJS
3 26 (13.98%) React
4 21 (11.29%) .NET
4 21 (11.29%) CSS
4 21 (11.29%) jQuery
5 20 (10.75%) Vue.js
6 19 (10.22%) HTML
7 15 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (7.53%) Django
9 13 (6.99%) .NET Core
10 12 (6.45%) RESTful
11 11 (5.91%) GraphQL
12 10 (5.38%) .NET Framework
12 10 (5.38%) Jest
12 10 (5.38%) REST
13 9 (4.84%) Ajax
13 9 (4.84%) Gherkin
14 8 (4.30%) Entity Framework
14 8 (4.30%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.13%) User Experience
2 22 (11.83%) Mobile App
3 18 (9.68%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (5.38%) Algorithms
5 7 (3.76%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.23%) Virtual Team
6 6 (3.23%) Xbox
7 5 (2.69%) Blog
8 4 (2.15%) Marketing Technology
9 3 (1.61%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (1.61%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.61%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.08%) FMCG
10 2 (1.08%) Social Media
10 2 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.54%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.54%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.54%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 35 (18.82%) Linux
2 26 (13.98%) Windows
3 13 (6.99%) Android
4 9 (4.84%) Unix
5 8 (4.30%) Mac OS
5 8 (4.30%) Mac OS X
6 6 (3.23%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.15%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.61%) CentOS
8 3 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.61%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.61%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (47.31%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (26.88%) Scrum
3 35 (18.82%) DevOps
4 33 (17.74%) Software Engineering
5 31 (16.67%) B2B
6 30 (16.13%) TDD
7 29 (15.59%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (12.37%) Mentoring
9 22 (11.83%) Kanban
10 21 (11.29%) Continuous Delivery
11 20 (10.75%) Project Management
12 19 (10.22%) Microservices
13 17 (9.14%) SDLC
14 16 (8.60%) Infrastructure as Code
15 15 (8.06%) OO
16 14 (7.53%) B2C
16 14 (7.53%) Front End Development
16 14 (7.53%) MVC
16 14 (7.53%) Open Source
17 13 (6.99%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 56 (30.11%) JavaScript
2 44 (23.66%) Python
3 34 (18.28%) SQL
4 30 (16.13%) Ruby
5 25 (13.44%) Java
6 23 (12.37%) C#
7 18 (9.68%) Scala
8 17 (9.14%) TypeScript
9 15 (8.06%) Go
10 11 (5.91%) Ada
11 10 (5.38%) Bash Shell
12 9 (4.84%) Groovy
13 8 (4.30%) C
13 8 (4.30%) PHP
14 7 (3.76%) PowerShell
15 6 (3.23%) Elixir
16 5 (2.69%) ES6
16 5 (2.69%) F#
16 5 (2.69%) T-SQL
17 4 (2.15%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 8 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (3.76%) Degree
3 5 (2.69%) CCNP
3 5 (2.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (1.61%) CCNA
5 2 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.08%) ISEB
5 2 (1.08%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.08%) PhD
6 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.38%) QA
2 7 (3.76%) GDPR
3 3 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.61%) NIST
4 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.08%) SLA
5 1 (0.54%) MiFID
System Software
1 48 (25.81%) Docker
2 8 (4.30%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.15%) Varnish
3 4 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.61%) Postfix
5 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 44 (23.66%) Kubernetes
2 26 (13.98%) Ansible
3 19 (10.22%) Terraform
4 15 (8.06%) Puppet
5 13 (6.99%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (4.30%) Jamf Pro
6 8 (4.30%) Prometheus
7 6 (3.23%) Grafana
8 5 (2.69%) MIIS
8 5 (2.69%) Nagios
9 3 (1.61%) Salt
10 2 (1.08%) Istio
10 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.54%) AssetCenter
11 1 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 52 (27.96%) Google
2 39 (20.97%) Microsoft
3 21 (11.29%) Salesforce.com
4 16 (8.60%) Cisco
5 15 (8.06%) Oracle
5 15 (8.06%) Red Hat
6 13 (6.99%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 10 (5.38%) Atlassian
8 8 (4.30%) Avaya
8 8 (4.30%) Sage
8 8 (4.30%) VMware
9 7 (3.76%) HP
10 6 (3.23%) Splunk
10 6 (3.23%) WooCommerce
11 5 (2.69%) Palo Alto
11 5 (2.69%) Riverbed
12 4 (2.15%) Apple
12 4 (2.15%) Meraki
12 4 (2.15%) New Relic
12 4 (2.15%) Pardot