Period
to 26 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for GitLab skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GitLab over the 6 months to 26 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitLab
England > North West
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 219 276 352
Rank change year-on-year +57 +76 +6
Permanent jobs citing GitLab 38 66 22
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.60% 0.65% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.95% 3.11% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 36 25 11
Median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +41.18% -7.61%
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,800 £38,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +28.21%

GitLab is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,287 2,123 2,852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.26% 21.01% 23.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,012 1,595 2,233
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,125 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.80% +6.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

GitLab
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing GitLab as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for GitLab in the North West

GitLab
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GitLab in the North West.

Salary trend for GitLab in the North West

GitLab
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing GitLab in the North West over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Salary histogram for GitLab in the North West

GitLab
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GitLab within the North West region over the 6 months to 26 May 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
Manchester +39 35 £50,000 -16.67% 6
Lancashire +45 2 £45,000 -30.77% 3
Merseyside +15 1 £42,500 - 2
GitLab
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, IT jobs citing GitLab 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 North West region with a requirement for GitLab.

1 28 (73.68%) DevOps
2 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (55.26%) Linux
3 21 (55.26%) Python
3 21 (55.26%) Kubernetes
4 20 (52.63%) Ansible
4 20 (52.63%) AWS
5 18 (47.37%) Azure
6 17 (44.74%) Git (software)
6 17 (44.74%) Terraform
7 15 (39.47%) Jenkins
8 14 (36.84%) Ruby
8 14 (36.84%) Docker
8 14 (36.84%) Mentoring
9 13 (34.21%) Java
9 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
10 12 (31.58%) Test Automation
11 11 (28.95%) JIRA
11 11 (28.95%) Puppet
11 11 (28.95%) NoSQL
11 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
12 10 (26.32%) Google
12 10 (26.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (26.32%) Coaching
13 9 (23.68%) Microservices
13 9 (23.68%) GCP
13 9 (23.68%) Software Delivery
13 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
13 9 (23.68%) SDLC
13 9 (23.68%) TDD

GitLab
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (18.42%) Confluence
2 2 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 20 (52.63%) AWS
2 18 (47.37%) Azure
3 9 (23.68%) GCP
4 8 (21.05%) GitHub
5 6 (15.79%) Slack
6 3 (7.89%) AWS IoT
7 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (5.26%) SaaS
8 1 (2.63%) Office 365
8 1 (2.63%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Bluetooth
1 3 (7.89%) Internet
1 3 (7.89%) Wireless
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) Intranet
2 1 (2.63%) IPv4
2 1 (2.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) NoSQL
2 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.53%) MySQL
3 4 (10.53%) Neo4j
3 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Riak
Development Applications
1 17 (44.74%) Git (software)
2 15 (39.47%) Jenkins
3 11 (28.95%) JIRA
4 10 (26.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (18.42%) Maven
5 7 (18.42%) Robot Framework
5 7 (18.42%) Selenium
6 6 (15.79%) Cucumber
6 6 (15.79%) Gatling
6 6 (15.79%) HP UFT
6 6 (15.79%) Jasmine
6 6 (15.79%) JMeter
6 6 (15.79%) LoadRunner
6 6 (15.79%) Mockito
6 6 (15.79%) Protractor
6 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (15.79%) TestComplete
6 6 (15.79%) The Grinder
6 6 (15.79%) WebDriver
6 6 (15.79%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (21.05%) Electronics
2 2 (5.26%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Consultant
2 6 (15.79%) Software Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Java Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Test Automation Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Test Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) DBA
4 3 (7.89%) Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (7.89%) Junior
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Junior DBA
5 2 (5.26%) Junior SQL DBA
5 2 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) .NET
2 8 (21.05%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (18.42%) REST
4 6 (15.79%) Gherkin
4 6 (15.79%) Nightwatchjs
5 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
6 4 (10.53%) CSS
6 4 (10.53%) HTML
6 4 (10.53%) HTML5
6 4 (10.53%) React Native
7 3 (7.89%) Ember.js
7 3 (7.89%) Laravel
7 3 (7.89%) React
7 3 (7.89%) RESTful
7 3 (7.89%) Vue.js
8 2 (5.26%) Akka
8 2 (5.26%) Node.js
8 2 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (2.63%) Spring
9 1 (2.63%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.79%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (15.79%) Private Cloud
2 6 (15.79%) User Experience
3 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.89%) Cloud Native
4 3 (7.89%) Industrial Internet of Things
4 3 (7.89%) Internet of Things
4 3 (7.89%) Replication
5 2 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) CentOS
2 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Windows
3 3 (7.89%) Unix
4 1 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) DevOps
2 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (36.84%) Mentoring
4 12 (31.58%) Test Automation
5 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
6 10 (26.32%) Coaching
7 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
7 9 (23.68%) Microservices
7 9 (23.68%) OO
7 9 (23.68%) SDLC
7 9 (23.68%) Software Delivery
7 9 (23.68%) TDD
8 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (18.42%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (18.42%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 7 (18.42%) Open Source
10 6 (15.79%) Customer-Centricity
10 6 (15.79%) Test Management
10 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
11 5 (13.16%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) Python
2 14 (36.84%) Ruby
3 13 (34.21%) Java
3 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
4 9 (23.68%) C#
5 8 (21.05%) Scala
5 8 (21.05%) SQL
6 7 (18.42%) Groovy
7 6 (15.79%) C
7 6 (15.79%) C++
7 6 (15.79%) VB.NET
7 6 (15.79%) VBScript
8 5 (13.16%) Perl
9 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
9 4 (10.53%) ES6
10 3 (7.89%) Go
10 3 (7.89%) PHP
11 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
11 2 (5.26%) TypeScript
12 1 (2.63%) ES7
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) ISTQB
1 5 (13.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.26%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (55.26%) Kubernetes
2 20 (52.63%) Ansible
3 17 (44.74%) Terraform
4 11 (28.95%) Puppet
5 7 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (15.79%) Istio
7 5 (13.16%) Packer
8 4 (10.53%) Grafana
8 4 (10.53%) Graphite
8 4 (10.53%) Prometheus
9 3 (7.89%) Kibana
10 2 (5.26%) Consul
10 2 (5.26%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Google
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.79%) CA
3 6 (15.79%) CA Agile Central
3 6 (15.79%) IBM
3 6 (15.79%) Micro Focus
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle
3 6 (15.79%) Parasoft
4 3 (7.89%) BT
4 3 (7.89%) Siemens
5 1 (2.63%) Remedy