Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Slack
UK > England
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 859 1001 1090
Rank change year-on-year +142 +89 +198
Permanent jobs citing Slack 275 154 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.093% 0.071%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.74% 0.52% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 154 105 77
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,100 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £79,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 37,008 29,763 22,915
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.68% 17.96% 12.69%
Number of salaries quoted 30,174 24,703 19,412
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +6.32%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +136 199 £60,000 +9.09% 42
South East +15 25 £65,000 +44.44% 3
South West +12 18 £45,000 -18.18% 2
North of England +15 14 £67,500 +132.76% 9
Midlands +23 11 £55,000 - 5
Yorkshire +23 10 £35,000 +22.81% 6
East Midlands - 10 £55,000 - 2
East of England +37 8 £75,000 +138.10% 9
North West +9 4 £67,500 +51.69% 2
West Midlands +23 1 £42,500 -22.73% 3
Slack
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 168 (61.09%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (38.18%) JIRA
3 100 (36.36%) Finance
4 98 (35.64%) Test Automation
5 96 (34.91%) Scrum
6 95 (34.55%) Java
7 90 (32.73%) Jenkins
8 84 (30.55%) Amazon AWS
9 79 (28.73%) Confluence
10 78 (28.36%) Kanban
11 75 (27.27%) TDD
12 71 (25.82%) BDD
12 71 (25.82%) Office 365
13 69 (25.09%) GitHub
13 69 (25.09%) Selenium
14 68 (24.73%) Python
15 61 (22.18%) Google
16 60 (21.82%) Git (software)
16 60 (21.82%) DevOps
17 58 (21.09%) Scala
17 58 (21.09%) Software Engineering
17 58 (21.09%) JavaScript
18 55 (20.00%) Linux
18 55 (20.00%) G Suite
19 53 (19.27%) Retail
20 52 (18.91%) Node.js
21 51 (18.55%) CSS
22 50 (18.18%) React
23 48 (17.45%) HTML
23 48 (17.45%) Windows

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 79 (28.73%) Confluence
2 25 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 22 (8.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 22 (8.00%) Mule
4 19 (6.91%) Skype for Business
5 15 (5.45%) MS Exchange
6 11 (4.00%) Apache Spark
7 9 (3.27%) OpenStack
8 6 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (2.18%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.82%) CMS
10 4 (1.45%) Jupyter
11 2 (0.73%) Apache
11 2 (0.73%) nginx
12 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (7.27%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (6.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (5.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.18%) Chatbot
5 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.36%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.36%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.36%) InVision
6 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.45%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (1.09%) iTrent
2 3 (1.09%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.73%) Eikon
3 2 (0.73%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.36%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.36%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 84 (30.55%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (25.82%) Office 365
3 69 (25.09%) GitHub
4 55 (20.00%) G Suite
5 31 (11.27%) IaaS
6 30 (10.91%) PaaS
7 27 (9.82%) Trello
8 25 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
9 19 (6.91%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (5.09%) Dropbox
10 14 (5.09%) SaaS
11 10 (3.64%) Amazon S3
11 10 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (3.27%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (2.91%) Datadog
14 6 (2.18%) Mimecast
15 5 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
16 4 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
16 4 (1.45%) Serverless
17 3 (1.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.82%) Skype
2 26 (9.45%) DNS
3 24 (8.73%) TCP/IP
4 17 (6.18%) HTTP
5 15 (5.45%) Firewall
6 13 (4.73%) VPN
7 11 (4.00%) WebEx
8 10 (3.64%) SSL
9 8 (2.91%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (2.91%) DHCP
9 8 (2.91%) FTP
9 8 (2.91%) LAN
9 8 (2.91%) WAN
9 8 (2.91%) Wireless
10 5 (1.82%) Internet
10 5 (1.82%) IP Telephony
10 5 (1.82%) IPsec
10 5 (1.82%) ISDN
10 5 (1.82%) Unified Communications
11 4 (1.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.27%) Blockchain
1 9 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (3.27%) Redis
2 7 (2.55%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (2.55%) MySQL
3 6 (2.18%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.82%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.82%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.09%) InfluxDB
6 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.73%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.73%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.36%) Big Data
8 1 (0.36%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 105 (38.18%) JIRA
2 90 (32.73%) Jenkins
3 69 (25.09%) Selenium
4 60 (21.82%) Git (software)
5 38 (13.82%) Cucumber
6 36 (13.09%) Maven
7 34 (12.36%) Sonatype Nexus
8 31 (11.27%) SoapUI
9 28 (10.18%) Mocha
10 26 (9.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 24 (8.73%) CircleCI
11 24 (8.73%) JUnit
12 23 (8.36%) Babel
12 23 (8.36%) JMeter
12 23 (8.36%) SonarQube
13 20 (7.27%) GoCD
14 19 (6.91%) Appium
14 19 (6.91%) Buildbot
14 19 (6.91%) Ranorex
15 17 (6.18%) WATIR
General
1 100 (36.36%) Finance
2 53 (19.27%) Retail
3 38 (13.82%) Games
4 32 (11.64%) Banking
5 6 (2.18%) Marketing
5 6 (2.18%) Publishing
6 4 (1.45%) Advertising
6 4 (1.45%) French Language
6 4 (1.45%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.36%) Cantonese Language
7 1 (0.36%) Electronics
7 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.36%) Hungarian Language
7 1 (0.36%) Law
7 1 (0.36%) Legal
7 1 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (26.55%) Developer
2 40 (14.55%) Analyst
3 25 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 21 (7.64%) Consultant
5 20 (7.27%) Developer in Test
6 18 (6.55%) Java Developer
7 15 (5.45%) Software Developer
8 14 (5.09%) DevOps Engineer
8 14 (5.09%) Technical Leader
8 14 (5.09%) Test Analyst
9 13 (4.73%) Agile Test Analyst
9 13 (4.73%) Senior Java Developer
10 12 (4.36%) Architect
10 12 (4.36%) Support Analyst
11 11 (4.00%) Desktop Support
11 11 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 11 (4.00%) IT Support
12 10 (3.64%) Agile Coach
12 10 (3.64%) Desktop Analyst
12 10 (3.64%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (18.91%) Node.js
2 51 (18.55%) CSS
3 50 (18.18%) React
4 48 (17.45%) HTML
5 37 (13.45%) REST
6 35 (12.73%) Spring
7 34 (12.36%) AngularJS
8 33 (12.00%) Kafka
9 29 (10.55%) Redux
10 28 (10.18%) CSS3
10 28 (10.18%) Jest
10 28 (10.18%) Spring Boot
11 26 (9.45%) Chai
11 26 (9.45%) HTML5
12 24 (8.73%) JSON
13 23 (8.36%) WireMock
14 21 (7.64%) Web Services
15 17 (6.18%) .NET
16 14 (5.09%) Vue.js
17 12 (4.36%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.45%) User Experience
2 34 (12.36%) Mobile App
3 20 (7.27%) Video Conferencing
4 15 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.36%) Blog
6 10 (3.64%) Public Cloud
7 9 (3.27%) Fintech
8 8 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (2.18%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.82%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.82%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (1.82%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.45%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.45%) Biotechnology
12 3 (1.09%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.09%) Derivative
12 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.09%) Equities
13 2 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.73%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 55 (20.00%) Linux
2 48 (17.45%) Windows
3 16 (5.82%) Android
4 15 (5.45%) Windows 10
5 12 (4.36%) Windows 7
6 11 (4.00%) Unix
7 7 (2.55%) Mac OS
7 7 (2.55%) Windows Server
8 6 (2.18%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.18%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.82%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.09%) CentOS
11 1 (0.36%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (61.09%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (35.64%) Test Automation
3 96 (34.91%) Scrum
4 78 (28.36%) Kanban
5 75 (27.27%) TDD
6 71 (25.82%) BDD
7 60 (21.82%) DevOps
8 58 (21.09%) Software Engineering
9 46 (16.73%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (14.18%) Project Management
11 38 (13.82%) Software Testing
12 33 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
12 33 (12.00%) Software Delivery
13 31 (11.27%) DSDM
14 30 (10.91%) Disruptive Innovation
15 29 (10.55%) Mobile First
16 28 (10.18%) Web Development
17 27 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
18 24 (8.73%) Microservices
19 23 (8.36%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 95 (34.55%) Java
2 68 (24.73%) Python
3 58 (21.09%) JavaScript
3 58 (21.09%) Scala
4 34 (12.36%) ES6
5 30 (10.91%) PHP
5 30 (10.91%) Ruby
6 28 (10.18%) PowerShell
7 26 (9.45%) C#
7 26 (9.45%) Java 8
8 25 (9.09%) C++
9 24 (8.73%) C
10 22 (8.00%) SQL
11 17 (6.18%) Bash Shell
12 13 (4.73%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.82%) SOQL
14 4 (1.45%) Lisp
14 4 (1.45%) Perl
14 4 (1.45%) R
15 2 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (5.82%) SC Cleared
1 16 (5.82%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.27%) Degree
3 4 (1.45%) A+ Certification
3 4 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.45%) MCP
3 4 (1.45%) MCSA
3 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.09%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.73%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.73%) PMP
6 1 (0.36%) CCNA
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.36%) CISSP
6 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.36%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.09%) QA
2 5 (1.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (14.91%) Docker
2 30 (10.91%) Active Directory
3 14 (5.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.55%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.45%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (1.45%) vSphere
6 2 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.36%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 23 (8.36%) Ansible
2 18 (6.55%) Kubernetes
2 18 (6.55%) Puppet
3 15 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (5.45%) Terraform
4 13 (4.73%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (2.55%) Salt
6 5 (1.82%) Grafana
6 5 (1.82%) Packer
7 4 (1.45%) SCCM
8 3 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.73%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.73%) Kibana
9 2 (0.73%) logstash
10 1 (0.36%) Consul
10 1 (0.36%) Graphite
10 1 (0.36%) StatsD
Vendors
1 61 (22.18%) Google
2 38 (13.82%) Microsoft
3 23 (8.36%) AppDynamics
3 23 (8.36%) Splunk
4 17 (6.18%) ServiceNow
5 15 (5.45%) VMware
6 13 (4.73%) Apple
6 13 (4.73%) HP
7 12 (4.36%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (3.27%) Cisco
9 8 (2.91%) New Relic
10 5 (1.82%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.82%) Okta
10 5 (1.82%) OneLogin
10 5 (1.82%) PagerDuty
11 4 (1.45%) Citrix
11 4 (1.45%) Facebook
11 4 (1.45%) SAP
11 4 (1.45%) Twitter
12 3 (1.09%) Oracle