Period
to 1 June 2020

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 1 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Slack
UK > England
6 months to
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 602 804 862
Rank change year-on-year +202 +58 +174
Permanent jobs citing Slack 232 271 311
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.80% 0.70% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 130 201 218
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -17.65% +29.44%
10th Percentile £37,250 £31,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £75,125 £82,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% -16.00% +29.20%

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 28,921 38,606 38,562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 35.38% 28.84% 23.77%
Number of salaries quoted 23,631 31,380 31,703
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,756 £30,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 1 June 2020.

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 1 June 2020. 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 +143 127 £63,750 +2.00% 9
South East +122 40 £65,000 +62.50% 1
North of England +86 33 £52,500 +0.70% 7
North West +70 14 £52,500 +20.29% 2
Yorkshire +92 11 £47,500 -9.52% 3
South West +91 9 £51,593 -20.63%
Midlands +79 9 £53,750 +25.00% 2
North East +20 8 £50,000 +28.79% 2
East Midlands +61 7 £55,000 +37.50% 1
East of England +76 4 - - 3
West Midlands +63 2 £52,500 +22.09% 1
Slack
UK

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, 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.

1 131 (56.47%) JIRA
2 112 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (44.83%) Docker
4 99 (42.67%) DevOps
5 87 (37.50%) Python
6 80 (34.48%) User Experience
7 72 (31.03%) AWS
8 69 (29.74%) Jenkins
9 66 (28.45%) Terraform
10 64 (27.59%) Kubernetes
11 57 (24.57%) JavaScript
12 56 (24.14%) Machine Learning
12 56 (24.14%) Data Science
13 55 (23.71%) Ansible
14 51 (21.98%) Confluence
15 50 (21.55%) Azure
15 50 (21.55%) Puppet
16 49 (21.12%) Microservices
16 49 (21.12%) Linux
17 47 (20.26%) Scrum
17 47 (20.26%) CrowdStrike
18 45 (19.40%) Infrastructure as Code
19 44 (18.97%) Dropbox
20 43 (18.53%) Git (software)
21 40 (17.24%) Java
21 40 (17.24%) PowerShell
22 39 (16.81%) Degree
22 39 (16.81%) .NET
23 38 (16.38%) GitHub
24 37 (15.95%) SQL

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 51 (21.98%) Confluence
2 17 (7.33%) Apache Spark
3 12 (5.17%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.31%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.59%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.72%) Tornado
7 3 (1.29%) CMS
7 3 (1.29%) IIS
7 3 (1.29%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.29%) WordPress
8 2 (0.86%) Apache
8 2 (0.86%) Drupal
8 2 (0.86%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.43%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Figma
2 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.86%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (0.86%) InVision
4 2 (0.86%) Sketch
4 2 (0.86%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 12 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.86%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 72 (31.03%) AWS
2 50 (21.55%) Azure
3 44 (18.97%) Dropbox
4 38 (16.38%) GitHub
5 31 (13.36%) SaaS
6 19 (8.19%) AWS CloudFormation
7 16 (6.90%) Amazon ECS
7 16 (6.90%) Datadog
8 14 (6.03%) Serverless
9 11 (4.74%) Office 365
9 11 (4.74%) Power Platform
10 10 (4.31%) GCP
10 10 (4.31%) Sumo Logic
10 10 (4.31%) Trello
11 7 (3.02%) BlazeMeter
11 7 (3.02%) G Suite
11 7 (3.02%) Kong
11 7 (3.02%) OpenShift
12 6 (2.59%) IBM Cloud
13 5 (2.16%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.03%) Internet
2 12 (5.17%) DNS
3 10 (4.31%) SAN
4 9 (3.88%) NetScaler
5 7 (3.02%) BGP
5 7 (3.02%) Firewall
5 7 (3.02%) OSPF
6 6 (2.59%) MQTT
6 6 (2.59%) VPN
7 4 (1.72%) Network Security
8 3 (1.29%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (1.29%) LAN
8 3 (1.29%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.86%) Cisco Firepower
9 2 (0.86%) Intranet
9 2 (0.86%) WAN
10 1 (0.43%) HSRP
10 1 (0.43%) Skype
10 1 (0.43%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.64%) Big Data
2 24 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (9.48%) SQL Server
4 17 (7.33%) MySQL
5 15 (6.47%) Redis
6 11 (4.74%) InfluxDB
6 11 (4.74%) NoSQL
6 11 (4.74%) Power BI
7 10 (4.31%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.59%) GIS
9 5 (2.16%) Parquet
10 3 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.86%) Cognos Impromptu
11 2 (0.86%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.86%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.43%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 131 (56.47%) JIRA
2 69 (29.74%) Jenkins
3 43 (18.53%) Git (software)
4 27 (11.64%) Bitbucket
5 24 (10.34%) Selenium
6 22 (9.48%) JMeter
7 21 (9.05%) Cucumber
8 18 (7.76%) Octopus Deploy
8 18 (7.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (6.47%) Artifactory
9 15 (6.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (6.47%) GitLab
9 15 (6.47%) Maven
10 12 (5.17%) Visual Studio Team System
11 10 (4.31%) Postman
12 9 (3.88%) Zephyr
13 8 (3.45%) Robot Framework
13 8 (3.45%) SoapUI
13 8 (3.45%) Subversion
14 7 (3.02%) Ant
General
1 29 (12.50%) Finance
2 10 (4.31%) Games
2 10 (4.31%) Public Sector
3 6 (2.59%) Back Office
4 5 (2.16%) Banking
5 4 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.29%) Local Government
7 2 (0.86%) Legal
8 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.43%) Front Office
8 1 (0.43%) Marketing
8 1 (0.43%) Publishing
8 1 (0.43%) Retail
8 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (17.67%) Developer
2 17 (7.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (6.90%) Java Developer
4 13 (5.60%) Project Manager
4 13 (5.60%) Team Leader
5 12 (5.17%) .NET Developer
5 12 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (5.17%) C# Developer
5 12 (5.17%) Software Engineer
6 11 (4.74%) Architect
6 11 (4.74%) Technical Manager
7 10 (4.31%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (4.31%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 10 (4.31%) Senior Developer
7 10 (4.31%) Technical Architect
7 10 (4.31%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (3.88%) Azure Engineer
8 9 (3.88%) Citrix Engineer
9 8 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
9 8 (3.45%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (16.81%) .NET
2 26 (11.21%) Web Services
3 21 (9.05%) HTML
4 20 (8.62%) CSS
5 18 (7.76%) RabbitMQ
6 17 (7.33%) Kafka
6 17 (7.33%) React
7 16 (6.90%) Spring
8 13 (5.60%) Elastic Stack
9 12 (5.17%) Node.js
10 9 (3.88%) LDAP
11 8 (3.45%) JSON
11 8 (3.45%) REST
11 8 (3.45%) Spring Boot
12 7 (3.02%) ActiveMQ
12 7 (3.02%) Apache Camel
12 7 (3.02%) GWT
12 7 (3.02%) Hibernate
12 7 (3.02%) JMS
12 7 (3.02%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 80 (34.48%) User Experience
2 29 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (11.21%) Public Cloud
4 19 (8.19%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (5.60%) Virtual Team
6 12 (5.17%) Algorithms
6 12 (5.17%) Mobile App
7 11 (4.74%) Cloud Native
8 7 (3.02%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (3.02%) PKI
9 6 (2.59%) Data Structures
10 5 (2.16%) Blog
10 5 (2.16%) PMI
11 4 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.72%) Wiki
12 3 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (1.29%) Enterprise Cloud
12 3 (1.29%) Social Media
12 3 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.86%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 49 (21.12%) Linux
2 37 (15.95%) Windows
3 13 (5.60%) CentOS
4 12 (5.17%) Mac OS
5 9 (3.88%) VMS
5 9 (3.88%) Windows 10
6 7 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.59%) Unix
7 6 (2.59%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.29%) Android
8 3 (1.29%) Debian
8 3 (1.29%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.86%) Fedora
9 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (42.67%) DevOps
3 56 (24.14%) Data Science
3 56 (24.14%) Machine Learning
4 49 (21.12%) Microservices
5 47 (20.26%) Scrum
6 45 (19.40%) Infrastructure as Code
7 36 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
8 35 (15.09%) TDD
9 30 (12.93%) Software Engineering
10 29 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 27 (11.64%) Mentoring
11 27 (11.64%) Open Source
12 26 (11.21%) Kanban
13 25 (10.78%) Computer Science
13 25 (10.78%) Migration
14 23 (9.91%) Test Automation
15 21 (9.05%) Artificial Intelligence
16 20 (8.62%) ITIL
16 20 (8.62%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 87 (37.50%) Python
2 57 (24.57%) JavaScript
3 40 (17.24%) Java
3 40 (17.24%) PowerShell
4 37 (15.95%) SQL
5 22 (9.48%) C#
6 20 (8.62%) Ruby
7 17 (7.33%) TypeScript
8 14 (6.03%) Bash Shell
8 14 (6.03%) Shell Script
9 12 (5.17%) C++
10 8 (3.45%) Java 8
10 8 (3.45%) PHP
11 6 (2.59%) ES6
11 6 (2.59%) Groovy
11 6 (2.59%) Scala
11 6 (2.59%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.59%) VBScript
12 5 (2.16%) ES7
12 5 (2.16%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 39 (16.81%) Degree
2 14 (6.03%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.17%) AWS Certification
3 12 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (3.02%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.59%) CCNP
5 6 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.16%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.16%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.72%) PMP
8 3 (1.29%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.03%) QA
2 12 (5.17%) SLA
3 8 (3.45%) GDPR
4 7 (3.02%) NIST
5 2 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 104 (44.83%) Docker
2 22 (9.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.74%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 9 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (3.88%) XenApp
4 9 (3.88%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.59%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.86%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 66 (28.45%) Terraform
2 64 (27.59%) Kubernetes
3 55 (23.71%) Ansible
4 50 (21.55%) Puppet
5 35 (15.09%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (11.21%) Grafana
7 13 (5.60%) Jamf Pro
8 9 (3.88%) SCCM
9 7 (3.02%) HP SiteScope
9 7 (3.02%) Nagios
9 7 (3.02%) Packer
9 7 (3.02%) ZABBIX
10 6 (2.59%) Kibana
11 4 (1.72%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.86%) Pingdom
12 2 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.43%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 47 (20.26%) CrowdStrike
2 32 (13.79%) VMware
3 27 (11.64%) Microsoft
4 25 (10.78%) Google
5 19 (8.19%) Red Hat
6 18 (7.76%) Oracle
7 13 (5.60%) SaltStack
8 11 (4.74%) Cisco
8 11 (4.74%) New Relic
9 10 (4.31%) HP
9 10 (4.31%) Juniper
10 9 (3.88%) Citrix
11 7 (3.02%) Okta
11 7 (3.02%) Perforce
11 7 (3.02%) Sage
12 6 (2.59%) CA
12 6 (2.59%) F5
12 6 (2.59%) IBM
12 6 (2.59%) Micro Focus
12 6 (2.59%) Parasoft