Period
to 4 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for GitHub skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GitHub over the 6 months to 4 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitHub
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 258 272 285
Rank change year-on-year +14 +13 +36
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 462 772 973
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.08% 1.12% 1.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.83% 3.60% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 484 651 743
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,105 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.45% -0.69% +9.52%

GitHub 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 UK excluding London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 16,317 21,465 20,736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 38.20% 31.19% 24.60%
Number of salaries quoted 13,729 17,706 16,562
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing GitHub as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for GitHub in the UK excluding London

GitHub
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GitHub in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for GitHub in the UK excluding London

GitHub
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing GitHub in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 4 March 2021.

Salary histogram for GitHub in the UK excluding London

GitHub
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 4 March 2021. 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
South East +1 128 £52,500 +2.44% 50
Midlands +66 126 £57,500 +11.69% 45
West Midlands +94 102 £62,500 +25.00% 38
North of England -47 94 £50,000 +11.11% 48
North West -44 48 £49,250 +15.88% 35
South West +31 44 £52,500 +50.00% 22
Yorkshire +18 41 £52,500 -4.55% 9
East of England +59 36 £37,500 -11.76% 23
Scotland +16 25 £59,500 +3.48% 7
East Midlands +12 19 £40,000 -28.89% 7
Wales +31 8 £42,500 -22.73% 7
Northern Ireland +17 6 £47,000 -1.05% 1
North East +11 5 £42,500 -5.56% 4
GitHub
UK

For the 6 months to 4 March 2021, IT jobs citing GitHub 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 220 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (39.18%) DevOps
3 169 (36.58%) JavaScript
3 169 (36.58%) Python
4 155 (33.55%) AWS
5 148 (32.03%) Docker
6 138 (29.87%) Git (software)
7 137 (29.65%) Linux
8 135 (29.22%) Terraform
9 130 (28.14%) Azure
10 119 (25.76%) SQL
11 117 (25.32%) Jenkins
12 109 (23.59%) Kubernetes
12 109 (23.59%) HTML
13 104 (22.51%) Continuous Integration
14 100 (21.65%) Java
14 100 (21.65%) React
15 93 (20.13%) CSS
16 89 (19.26%) Ansible
17 86 (18.61%) Microservices
17 86 (18.61%) JIRA
18 80 (17.32%) Scrum
19 76 (16.45%) PHP
20 75 (16.23%) Problem-Solving
21 74 (16.02%) SQL Server
22 70 (15.15%) Test Automation
23 69 (14.94%) Windows
24 68 (14.72%) Software Engineering
24 68 (14.72%) REST
25 66 (14.29%) Spring

GitHub
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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 37 (8.01%) Apache
2 32 (6.93%) Elasticsearch
3 26 (5.63%) Apache Spark
4 22 (4.76%) WordPress
5 19 (4.11%) Confluence
6 13 (2.81%) CMS
7 8 (1.73%) nginx
8 5 (1.08%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.65%) DNN
9 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.65%) Joomla!
9 3 (0.65%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.65%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.43%) Drupal
10 2 (0.43%) IIS
10 2 (0.43%) JBoss
10 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.22%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.22%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.22%) MadCap Flare
2 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (3.03%) Magento
2 8 (1.73%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.08%) Shopify
4 3 (0.65%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 155 (33.55%) AWS
2 130 (28.14%) Azure
3 57 (12.34%) GCP
4 55 (11.90%) SaaS
5 23 (4.98%) PaaS
5 23 (4.98%) Serverless
5 23 (4.98%) Stackdriver
6 19 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (4.11%) Amazon ECS
6 19 (4.11%) IaaS
7 15 (3.25%) Amazon S3
7 15 (3.25%) OpenShift
7 15 (3.25%) Slack
8 14 (3.03%) Firebase
8 14 (3.03%) Google App Engine
9 13 (2.81%) AWS Lambda
9 13 (2.81%) Azure Active Directory
10 12 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 8 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.19%) TCP/IP
2 21 (4.55%) HTTP
3 13 (2.81%) DNS
3 13 (2.81%) VPN
4 12 (2.60%) AMQP
5 11 (2.38%) OpenVPN
6 10 (2.16%) Firewall
7 7 (1.52%) FTP
7 7 (1.52%) Internet
8 6 (1.30%) DHCP
8 6 (1.30%) IPsec
9 4 (0.87%) SSL
10 3 (0.65%) IPv4
10 3 (0.65%) VLAN
11 2 (0.43%) Intranet
11 2 (0.43%) LAN
11 2 (0.43%) WAN
11 2 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.43%) Wireless
12 1 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (16.02%) SQL Server
2 57 (12.34%) PostgreSQL
3 40 (8.66%) MySQL
4 34 (7.36%) MongoDB
5 27 (5.84%) Relational Database
6 26 (5.63%) NoSQL
7 19 (4.11%) Big Data
8 17 (3.68%) Amazon RDS
9 15 (3.25%) Redis
10 8 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.52%) Cosmos DB
12 6 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (1.08%) Couchbase
13 5 (1.08%) MariaDB
13 5 (1.08%) Power BI
14 4 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (0.87%) SAP Data Services
14 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 138 (29.87%) Git (software)
2 117 (25.32%) Jenkins
3 86 (18.61%) JIRA
4 50 (10.82%) GitLab
5 36 (7.79%) Bitbucket
6 30 (6.49%) Gradle
7 26 (5.63%) Selenium
8 25 (5.41%) TeamCity
9 22 (4.76%) Cucumber
10 19 (4.11%) Hudson
11 18 (3.90%) JMeter
11 18 (3.90%) Octopus Deploy
11 18 (3.90%) Visual Studio
12 16 (3.46%) Maven
13 15 (3.25%) Bitbucket Server
14 14 (3.03%) Subversion
15 12 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 11 (2.38%) gulp
17 9 (1.95%) CircleCI
17 9 (1.95%) Cypress.io
General
1 50 (10.82%) Public Sector
2 33 (7.14%) Finance
3 28 (6.06%) Marketing
4 18 (3.90%) Games
5 14 (3.03%) Law
6 12 (2.60%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.38%) Aerospace
8 9 (1.95%) Electronics
9 6 (1.30%) Retail
10 4 (0.87%) Automotive
10 4 (0.87%) Legal
11 2 (0.43%) Back Office
12 1 (0.22%) Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 229 (49.57%) Developer
2 93 (20.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 47 (10.17%) Senior Developer
4 37 (8.01%) Software Engineer
5 36 (7.79%) Python Developer
6 32 (6.93%) PHP Developer
7 27 (5.84%) Full Stack Developer
7 27 (5.84%) React Developer
8 24 (5.19%) Azure Engineer
8 24 (5.19%) Java Developer
9 22 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 20 (4.33%) Junior
10 20 (4.33%) Platform Engineer
11 19 (4.11%) Architect
12 18 (3.90%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 17 (3.68%) JavaScript Developer
13 17 (3.68%) Lead DevOps
14 16 (3.46%) Cloud Engineer
14 16 (3.46%) Software Developer
15 15 (3.25%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (23.59%) HTML
2 100 (21.65%) React
3 93 (20.13%) CSS
4 68 (14.72%) REST
5 66 (14.29%) Spring
6 58 (12.55%) AngularJS
7 57 (12.34%) .NET
8 53 (11.47%) Node.js
9 46 (9.96%) Web Services
10 42 (9.09%) Spring Boot
11 35 (7.58%) jQuery
12 33 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
13 30 (6.49%) HTML5
14 28 (6.06%) Flask
15 26 (5.63%) .NET Core
15 26 (5.63%) Vue.js
16 24 (5.19%) Laravel
16 24 (5.19%) Spring Integration
17 23 (4.98%) .NET Framework
17 23 (4.98%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.23%) User Experience
2 22 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 19 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.03%) Private Cloud
5 13 (2.81%) Cloud Native
5 13 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.16%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.16%) Public Cloud
8 9 (1.95%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.95%) Blog
9 8 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (1.52%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.30%) Life Science
12 4 (0.87%) Renewable Energy
12 4 (0.87%) Xbox
13 3 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
14 2 (0.43%) Robotics
14 2 (0.43%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 137 (29.65%) Linux
2 69 (14.94%) Windows
3 26 (5.63%) Windows Server
4 18 (3.90%) Unix
5 15 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.95%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.52%) Android
8 5 (1.08%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.08%) CentOS
9 3 (0.65%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.43%) Fedora
10 2 (0.43%) Robot Operating System
10 2 (0.43%) VMS
11 1 (0.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (39.18%) DevOps
3 104 (22.51%) Continuous Integration
4 86 (18.61%) Microservices
5 80 (17.32%) Scrum
6 75 (16.23%) Problem-Solving
7 70 (15.15%) Test Automation
8 68 (14.72%) Software Engineering
9 49 (10.61%) Open Source
10 47 (10.17%) Computer Science
11 46 (9.96%) SDLC
12 43 (9.31%) Front End Development
13 38 (8.23%) Continuous Delivery
13 38 (8.23%) Infrastructure as Code
14 35 (7.58%) API Integration
14 35 (7.58%) Infrastructure Automation
14 35 (7.58%) TDD
15 32 (6.93%) OO
16 28 (6.06%) Configuration Management
16 28 (6.06%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 169 (36.58%) JavaScript
1 169 (36.58%) Python
2 119 (25.76%) SQL
3 100 (21.65%) Java
4 76 (16.45%) PHP
5 62 (13.42%) Bash Shell
5 62 (13.42%) C#
6 48 (10.39%) PowerShell
7 24 (5.19%) ES6
8 17 (3.68%) C
9 16 (3.46%) Ruby
10 15 (3.25%) C++
10 15 (3.25%) TypeScript
11 14 (3.03%) Go
12 12 (2.60%) Scala
13 7 (1.52%) Java 8
13 7 (1.52%) Kotlin
14 6 (1.30%) Embedded C
14 6 (1.30%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.08%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 55 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 53 (11.47%) SC Cleared
3 52 (11.26%) Degree
4 29 (6.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (2.38%) PhD
6 10 (2.16%) AWS Certification
6 10 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.08%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.43%) AAT
8 2 (0.43%) ACCA
8 2 (0.43%) CIMA
9 1 (0.22%) MCSD
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.38%) QA
2 6 (1.30%) ISO 9001
2 6 (1.30%) MISRA
2 6 (1.30%) MISRA C
3 3 (0.65%) GDPR
4 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.22%) SLA
5 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 148 (32.03%) Docker
2 26 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.68%) vSphere
4 12 (2.60%) Active Directory
5 10 (2.16%) Firmware
6 3 (0.65%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.22%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.22%) KVM
7 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 135 (29.22%) Terraform
2 109 (23.59%) Kubernetes
3 89 (19.26%) Ansible
4 55 (11.90%) Puppet
5 40 (8.66%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (7.14%) Grafana
7 22 (4.76%) Prometheus
8 14 (3.03%) Rancher
9 10 (2.16%) Graylog
9 10 (2.16%) logstash
9 10 (2.16%) Nagios
9 10 (2.16%) Opsgenie
10 8 (1.73%) Packer
11 6 (1.30%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.65%) Consul
12 3 (0.65%) Graphite
12 3 (0.65%) Jamf Pro
13 2 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.43%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.43%) Icinga
Vendors
1 57 (12.34%) Google
2 48 (10.39%) Microsoft
3 42 (9.09%) Oracle
4 30 (6.49%) VMware
5 26 (5.63%) Splunk
6 23 (4.98%) Atlassian
6 23 (4.98%) ServiceNow
7 18 (3.90%) Red Hat
8 13 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (2.38%) Dynatrace
9 11 (2.38%) New Relic
10 10 (2.16%) AppDynamics
11 9 (1.95%) Apple
12 7 (1.52%) Ariba
13 6 (1.30%) Zend
14 5 (1.08%) SAP
14 5 (1.08%) SolarWinds
14 5 (1.08%) WooCommerce
15 4 (0.87%) Sage
15 4 (0.87%) Veracode