Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Slack
England > South West
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 302 325 339
Rank change year-on-year +23 +14 -
Permanent jobs citing Slack 21 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.21% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.94% 0.67% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 11
South West median annual salary - £55,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +69.23% -
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -9.09%

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 2,240 1,939 1,274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 22.33% 18.91% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,756 1,618 1,095
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £24,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% 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
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 11 December 2018. 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 +29 20 - - 3
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Slack
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 20 (95.24%) Kafka
2 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (90.48%) Software Engineering
3 18 (85.71%) Open Source
4 13 (61.90%) Node.js
4 13 (61.90%) Microservices
4 13 (61.90%) Retail
4 13 (61.90%) Blog
5 12 (57.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (57.14%) Community of Practice
5 12 (57.14%) GitHub
5 12 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (47.62%) Functional Programming
6 10 (47.62%) Scala
7 9 (42.86%) GoCD
7 9 (42.86%) CircleCI
8 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
9 7 (33.33%) HTTP
9 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (33.33%) Terraform
9 7 (33.33%) Apache Spark
9 7 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (33.33%) Kubernetes
9 7 (33.33%) Docker
9 7 (33.33%) Redis
9 7 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (33.33%) Akka
9 7 (33.33%) Play Framework
9 7 (33.33%) Clojure
9 7 (33.33%) MongoDB

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 7 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 7 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 12 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (57.14%) GitHub
1 12 (57.14%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (23.81%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) HTTP
2 5 (23.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (33.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) CircleCI
1 9 (42.86%) GoCD
2 6 (28.57%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (61.90%) Retail
2 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Software Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Engineering Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Software Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) Kafka
2 13 (61.90%) Node.js
3 7 (33.33%) Akka
3 7 (33.33%) Play Framework
4 5 (23.81%) Web Services
5 1 (4.76%) CSS
5 1 (4.76%) HTML
5 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Blog
2 5 (23.81%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (90.48%) Software Engineering
2 18 (85.71%) Open Source
3 13 (61.90%) Microservices
4 12 (57.14%) Community of Practice
5 10 (47.62%) Functional Programming
6 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
7 5 (23.81%) Decision-Making
7 5 (23.81%) ERP
7 5 (23.81%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (23.81%) Software Architecture
8 2 (9.52%) Disruptive Innovation
9 1 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (4.76%) OO
9 1 (4.76%) Scrum
9 1 (4.76%) SDLC
9 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
9 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Scala
2 7 (33.33%) Clojure
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
4 5 (23.81%) Python
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Docker
2 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 7 (33.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Google
1 5 (23.81%) Workday