Period
to 22 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 22 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Slack
England > London
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 605 636 759
Rank change year-on-year +31 +123 +39
Permanent jobs citing Slack 111 174 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.56% 0.92% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 78 97 69
London median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £38,000 £31,250 £27,450
90th Percentile £100,000 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 19,768 18,992 15,516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 36.21% 27.91% 20.91%
Number of salaries quoted 16,324 15,354 12,775
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £34,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +1.96%

Slack
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Slack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Slack in London

Slack
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Slack in London.

Salary trend for Slack in London

Slack
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Slack in London over the 6 months to 22 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Slack in London

Slack
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Slack within the London region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Central London +18 33 £77,500 +29.17% 6
West London +16 1 £30,000 - 7
Slack
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 London region with a requirement for Slack.

1 56 (50.45%) JIRA
2 55 (49.55%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (43.24%) Confluence
4 46 (41.44%) AWS
4 46 (41.44%) JavaScript
5 42 (37.84%) Python
5 42 (37.84%) DevOps
6 35 (31.53%) GitHub
6 35 (31.53%) Jenkins
7 32 (28.83%) Docker
7 32 (28.83%) Open Source
8 31 (27.93%) Azure
9 30 (27.03%) Java
9 30 (27.03%) Bitbucket
10 28 (25.23%) Ansible
10 28 (25.23%) Terraform
11 27 (24.32%) Kubernetes
12 26 (23.42%) Microsoft
12 26 (23.42%) Scrum
13 25 (22.52%) Packer
14 24 (21.62%) React
15 23 (20.72%) Test Automation
16 22 (19.82%) Puppet
16 22 (19.82%) Ruby
16 22 (19.82%) Finance
17 21 (18.92%) Selenium
18 20 (18.02%) Degree
19 19 (17.12%) Bash Shell
19 19 (17.12%) Microservices
19 19 (17.12%) GCP

Slack
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 48 (43.24%) Confluence
2 8 (7.21%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (2.70%) Mule
4 2 (1.80%) Apache
4 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.80%) Tornado
4 2 (1.80%) WordPress
5 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.90%) IIS
5 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.90%) nginx
5 1 (0.90%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.90%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.90%) InVision
3 1 (0.90%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 46 (41.44%) AWS
2 35 (31.53%) GitHub
3 31 (27.93%) Azure
4 19 (17.12%) GCP
5 14 (12.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (12.61%) OpenShift
5 14 (12.61%) Serverless
6 10 (9.01%) Amazon ECS
6 10 (9.01%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (7.21%) AWS Fargate
7 8 (7.21%) Trello
8 7 (6.31%) Office 365
8 7 (6.31%) PaaS
9 6 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (5.41%) G Suite
9 6 (5.41%) IaaS
10 5 (4.50%) Dropbox
11 3 (2.70%) SaaS
12 2 (1.80%) Google App Engine
12 2 (1.80%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.21%) Skype
2 5 (4.50%) LAN
3 3 (2.70%) Firewall
3 3 (2.70%) Internet
3 3 (2.70%) VoIP
3 3 (2.70%) WAN
3 3 (2.70%) WebEx
3 3 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.80%) HTTP
4 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.90%) DHCP
5 1 (0.90%) DNS
5 1 (0.90%) SAN
5 1 (0.90%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.41%) MySQL
2 5 (4.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (2.70%) Redis
3 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.80%) BigQuery
4 2 (1.80%) Blockchain
4 2 (1.80%) Couchbase
4 2 (1.80%) InfluxDB
4 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 56 (50.45%) JIRA
2 35 (31.53%) Jenkins
3 30 (27.03%) Bitbucket
4 21 (18.92%) Selenium
5 16 (14.41%) JMeter
6 15 (13.51%) Git (software)
7 14 (12.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (10.81%) GoCD
9 8 (7.21%) Appium
9 8 (7.21%) webpack
10 6 (5.41%) gulp
11 5 (4.50%) Maven
12 4 (3.60%) Cucumber
12 4 (3.60%) GitLab
13 3 (2.70%) Artifactory
14 2 (1.80%) NeoLoad
14 2 (1.80%) Ranorex
14 2 (1.80%) SoapUI
14 2 (1.80%) Sonatype Nexus
14 2 (1.80%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (19.82%) Finance
2 10 (9.01%) Banking
3 8 (7.21%) Games
4 2 (1.80%) Billing
4 2 (1.80%) Law
4 2 (1.80%) Marketing
4 2 (1.80%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Advertising
5 1 (0.90%) Digital Economy
5 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.90%) Front Office
5 1 (0.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (39.64%) Developer
2 12 (10.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (10.81%) Java Developer
3 11 (9.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 10 (9.01%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (8.11%) React Developer
6 6 (5.41%) .NET Developer
6 6 (5.41%) AWS Developer
6 6 (5.41%) Lead DevOps
6 6 (5.41%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 6 (5.41%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) Architect
7 5 (4.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (4.50%) C# Developer
7 5 (4.50%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) UI Developer
8 4 (3.60%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (3.60%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.60%) Team Leader
9 3 (2.70%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.62%) React
2 18 (16.22%) HTML
3 17 (15.32%) JSON
4 15 (13.51%) CSS
5 13 (11.71%) AngularJS
5 13 (11.71%) Elastic Stack
5 13 (11.71%) REST
6 12 (10.81%) Node.js
7 11 (9.91%) RESTful
8 10 (9.01%) .NET
8 10 (9.01%) Redux
9 9 (8.11%) Web Services
10 8 (7.21%) jQuery
10 8 (7.21%) Spring
11 7 (6.31%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (6.31%) GraphQL
11 7 (6.31%) HTML5
11 7 (6.31%) Sass
11 7 (6.31%) Vue.js
12 6 (5.41%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.41%) Public Cloud
2 15 (13.51%) PKI
3 14 (12.61%) Hybrid Cloud
3 14 (12.61%) Mobile App
4 11 (9.91%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (9.01%) User Experience
5 10 (9.01%) Virtual Team
6 7 (6.31%) e-Learning
7 6 (5.41%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (3.60%) Photography
9 4 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (2.70%) Blog
10 3 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (1.80%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.80%) Fat Client
11 2 (1.80%) Fixed Income
11 2 (1.80%) Social Media
11 2 (1.80%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.22%) Linux
2 13 (11.71%) CentOS
2 13 (11.71%) Windows
3 11 (9.91%) Android
4 10 (9.01%) Apple iOS
4 10 (9.01%) Debian
5 8 (7.21%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.70%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.80%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.80%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.80%) Unix
8 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (49.55%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (37.84%) DevOps
3 32 (28.83%) Open Source
4 26 (23.42%) Scrum
5 23 (20.72%) Test Automation
6 19 (17.12%) Microservices
7 16 (14.41%) ITIL
8 15 (13.51%) Front End Development
9 14 (12.61%) Configuration Management
9 14 (12.61%) Infrastructure Management
9 14 (12.61%) Kanban
9 14 (12.61%) Load Balancing
9 14 (12.61%) Software Engineering
10 13 (11.71%) Mentoring
10 13 (11.71%) TDD
11 12 (10.81%) Presales
12 11 (9.91%) Fintech
12 11 (9.91%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (9.01%) Infrastructure as Code
13 10 (9.01%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 46 (41.44%) JavaScript
2 42 (37.84%) Python
3 30 (27.03%) Java
4 22 (19.82%) Ruby
5 19 (17.12%) Bash Shell
6 17 (15.32%) SQL
7 16 (14.41%) PowerShell
8 11 (9.91%) C#
9 8 (7.21%) ES6
10 7 (6.31%) Apple Swift
10 7 (6.31%) Kotlin
10 7 (6.31%) PHP
11 5 (4.50%) Go
12 4 (3.60%) C++
13 3 (2.70%) C
13 3 (2.70%) Java 8
13 3 (2.70%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.80%) Bourne shell
14 2 (1.80%) Scala
14 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (18.02%) Degree
2 12 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.31%) AWS Certification
4 5 (4.50%) PhD
5 2 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.90%) ISEB
6 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.90%) MCP
6 1 (0.90%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) PMO
3 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (28.83%) Docker
2 4 (3.60%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.80%) Firmware
4 1 (0.90%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.90%) Varnish
4 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (25.23%) Ansible
1 28 (25.23%) Terraform
2 27 (24.32%) Kubernetes
3 25 (22.52%) Packer
4 22 (19.82%) Puppet
5 15 (13.51%) ZABBIX
6 14 (12.61%) HP SiteScope
6 14 (12.61%) Nagios
7 12 (10.81%) Grafana
8 9 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (7.21%) Kibana
9 8 (7.21%) logstash
9 8 (7.21%) Prometheus
10 3 (2.70%) Consul
11 2 (1.80%) Pingdom
11 2 (1.80%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.90%) Graphite
12 1 (0.90%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (23.42%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.41%) Google
3 14 (12.61%) Perforce
3 14 (12.61%) SaltStack
4 7 (6.31%) Dynatrace
5 4 (3.60%) Apple
6 3 (2.70%) Facebook
7 2 (1.80%) Adobe
7 2 (1.80%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.80%) Cisco
7 2 (1.80%) Freshdesk
7 2 (1.80%) HubSpot
7 2 (1.80%) Meraki
7 2 (1.80%) PagerDuty
7 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.90%) Citrix
8 1 (0.90%) Dell
8 1 (0.90%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.90%) Splunk