Period
to 19 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 19 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Slack
England > South West
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 308 333 329
Rank change year-on-year +25 -4 -
Permanent jobs citing Slack 19 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.19% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.75% 0.90% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 16
South West median annual salary £65,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.44% +12.50% -
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £49,250
% change year-on-year -12.50% +21.83% -10.45%

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 South West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,545 2,104 1,430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.23% 19.80% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,943 1,822 1,196
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Slack
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Slack in the South West

Slack
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Slack in the South West

Slack
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Slack in the South West over the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Slack in the South West

Slack
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Slack within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 April 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
Bristol +21 16 - -
Devon - 2 £65,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £22,500 -
Slack
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 South West region with a requirement for Slack.

1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (84.21%) Software Engineering
1 16 (84.21%) Blog
1 16 (84.21%) Open Source
1 16 (84.21%) Node.js
1 16 (84.21%) Kafka
2 13 (68.42%) Functional Programming
2 13 (68.42%) Microservices
2 13 (68.42%) Scala
2 13 (68.42%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (68.42%) Retail
3 11 (57.89%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (57.89%) GitHub
4 10 (52.63%) Docker
4 10 (52.63%) Kubernetes
5 8 (42.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (42.11%) Apache Spark
5 8 (42.11%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (42.11%) Akka
5 8 (42.11%) Play Framework
5 8 (42.11%) Redis
5 8 (42.11%) Clojure
5 8 (42.11%) MongoDB
5 8 (42.11%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
5 8 (42.11%) HTTP
5 8 (42.11%) Terraform
5 8 (42.11%) GoCD
5 8 (42.11%) CircleCI
5 8 (42.11%) Community of Practice

Slack
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 (42.11%) Apache Spark
1 8 (42.11%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 13 (68.42%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (57.89%) GitHub
2 11 (57.89%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (42.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (15.79%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) HTTP
2 3 (15.79%) Intranet
3 2 (10.53%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) MongoDB
1 8 (42.11%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (42.11%) Redis
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) CircleCI
1 8 (42.11%) GoCD
2 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
3 5 (26.32%) JIRA
4 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.53%) JUnit
4 2 (10.53%) SonarQube
4 2 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (68.42%) Retail
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Software Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) Kafka
1 16 (84.21%) Node.js
2 8 (42.11%) Akka
2 8 (42.11%) Play Framework
3 5 (26.32%) CSS
3 5 (26.32%) HTML
3 5 (26.32%) REST
4 3 (15.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (84.21%) Blog
2 3 (15.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (84.21%) Open Source
1 16 (84.21%) Software Engineering
2 13 (68.42%) Functional Programming
2 13 (68.42%) Microservices
3 8 (42.11%) Community of Practice
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (26.32%) OO
4 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
4 5 (26.32%) Web Development
5 3 (15.79%) ERP
5 3 (15.79%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (15.79%) Software Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) DevOps
6 2 (10.53%) Workflow
6 2 (10.53%) Workflow Management
7 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Scala
2 8 (42.11%) Clojure
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Docker
2 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Kubernetes
2 8 (42.11%) Terraform
3 2 (10.53%) FreeIPA
3 2 (10.53%) Grafana
3 2 (10.53%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Google
1 3 (15.79%) Workday
2 2 (10.53%) Black Duck
2 2 (10.53%) Splunk
3 1 (5.26%) Apple
3 1 (5.26%) SAP