Period
to 17 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Slack
England > North West
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 304 364 364
Rank change year-on-year +60 0 -16
Permanent jobs citing Slack 34 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.32% 0.033% 0.015%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.18% 0.14% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 2
North West median annual salary £46,000 £67,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.85% +51.69% -15.24%
10th Percentile £38,845 £40,650 £33,550
90th Percentile £53,102 £71,250 £59,850
England median annual salary £58,750 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -6.00% +13.64% -

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 the North West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,881 2,813 2,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 27.23% 23.06% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,224 2,373 1,873
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £70,071 £71,250 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Slack
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Slack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Slack in the North West

Slack
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Slack in the North West

Slack
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Slack in the North West over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Slack in the North West

Slack
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 Slack within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 August 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
Cheshire - 24 - - 1
Manchester +14 8 £46,000 -31.85% 2
Lancashire -17 2 £48,286 +53.29%
Slack
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 North West region with a requirement for Slack.

1 29 (85.29%) DevOps
2 28 (82.35%) GitHub
3 27 (79.41%) Jenkins
4 24 (70.59%) Ansible
4 24 (70.59%) Docker
4 24 (70.59%) Datadog
4 24 (70.59%) Amazon RDS
4 24 (70.59%) Big Data
4 24 (70.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 24 (70.59%) Terraform
4 24 (70.59%) AWS Lambda
4 24 (70.59%) Serverless
4 24 (70.59%) Linux Command Line
4 24 (70.59%) Shell Script
4 24 (70.59%) Linux
4 24 (70.59%) Multithreading
4 24 (70.59%) Amazon EC2
4 24 (70.59%) Amazon S3
4 24 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (67.65%) RESTful
6 18 (52.94%) JSON
6 18 (52.94%) XML
6 18 (52.94%) Python
6 18 (52.94%) API Design
6 18 (52.94%) Amazon SQS
6 18 (52.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 10 (29.41%) OO
7 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
8 9 (26.47%) JIRA
9 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development

Slack
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 8 (23.53%) Confluence
2 4 (11.76%) Apache Solr
2 4 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (11.76%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.94%) SAS
3 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 28 (82.35%) GitHub
2 24 (70.59%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (70.59%) Amazon EC2
2 24 (70.59%) Amazon S3
2 24 (70.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 24 (70.59%) AWS Lambda
2 24 (70.59%) Datadog
2 24 (70.59%) Serverless
3 18 (52.94%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.94%) BrowserStack
4 1 (2.94%) Dropbox
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.94%) Office 365
4 1 (2.94%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (70.59%) Amazon RDS
1 24 (70.59%) Big Data
2 18 (52.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 7 (20.59%) MySQL
5 6 (17.65%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.94%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (2.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (2.94%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 27 (79.41%) Jenkins
2 9 (26.47%) JIRA
3 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
4 4 (11.76%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (11.76%) TeamCity
5 3 (8.82%) Burp Suite
5 3 (8.82%) HP UFT
5 3 (8.82%) JMeter
5 3 (8.82%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.94%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 4 (11.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (85.29%) Developer
2 18 (52.94%) Python Developer
3 4 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 4 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Collaboration Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (2.94%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (67.65%) RESTful
2 18 (52.94%) JSON
2 18 (52.94%) XML
3 6 (17.65%) Laravel
3 6 (17.65%) REST
3 6 (17.65%) Web Services
4 4 (11.76%) .NET
4 4 (11.76%) .NET Core
4 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (11.76%) CSS
4 4 (11.76%) HTML
4 4 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.94%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (2.94%) React
5 1 (2.94%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (70.59%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (11.76%) N-Tier
2 4 (11.76%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (85.29%) DevOps
2 24 (70.59%) Multithreading
3 18 (52.94%) API Design
4 10 (29.41%) OO
5 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (20.59%) Microservices
7 6 (17.65%) API Integration
8 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
9 4 (11.76%) Coaching
9 4 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (11.76%) Deployment Automation
9 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
9 4 (11.76%) MVC
9 4 (11.76%) OOP
9 4 (11.76%) Operational Stability
9 4 (11.76%) SDLC
9 4 (11.76%) SOLID
9 4 (11.76%) Web Development
10 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) Shell Script
2 18 (52.94%) Python
3 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.76%) C#
4 4 (11.76%) Ruby
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) PHP 7
5 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.94%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (70.59%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (70.59%) Ansible
1 24 (70.59%) Terraform
2 3 (8.82%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft