Distributed Computing
UK

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Distributed Computing in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Distributed Computing over the 6 months to 22 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
22 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 758 868 873
Rank change year-on-year +110 +5 -153
Permanent jobs citing Distributed Computing 58 138 257
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.30% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 47 69 36
10th Percentile £30,500 £44,152 £61,250
25th Percentile £58,750 £51,250 £70,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,001 £70,000 £87,500
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -20.00% +16.67%
75th Percentile £90,625 £87,500 £115,000
90th Percentile £135,000 £103,500 £120,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £71,000 £45,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +57.78% -28.00% +4.17%

All Generic Skills
UK

Distributed Computing is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 27,788 46,644 62,923
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 35.58% 42.04% 45.25%
Number of salaries quoted 19,916 26,010 33,108
10th Percentile £29,000 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,000 £62,000
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% +4.84% +3.33%
75th Percentile £77,500 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £107,500 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Distributed Computing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Distributed Computing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Distributed Computing in the UK

Distributed Computing
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Distributed Computing.

Salary trend for Distributed Computing in the UK

Distributed Computing
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Distributed Computing over the 6 months to 22 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Distributed Computing in the UK

Distributed Computing
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Distributed Computing within the UK over the 6 months to 22 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England +130 45 £80,001 +10.35% 43
UK excluding London +97 34 £71,000 +57.78% 10
London +134 21 £85,000 +13.33% 32
Scotland -13 12 £60,000 +41.18% 2
Work from Home +108 11 £65,000 -18.75% 64
East of England +51 10 £80,001 - 1
South East +81 6 £15,000 -66.67% 4
North of England +95 4 £71,000 +14.06% 3
North West +40 3 £71,000 +14.06% 2
West Midlands +53 1 £30,000 -62.50%
Midlands +47 1 £30,000 -62.50%
South West +24 1 £100,000 +148.78%
Yorkshire - 1 £72,500 - 1

Distributed Computing
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.07%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.17%) CICS
3 1 (1.72%) Apache
3 1 (1.72%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (34.48%) Azure
2 13 (22.41%) AWS
3 12 (20.69%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (12.07%) Amazon SageMaker
5 6 (10.34%) Azure Cognitive Services
5 6 (10.34%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (10.34%) Azure Machine Learning
6 4 (6.90%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 4 (6.90%) Snowflake
7 3 (5.17%) GCP
7 3 (5.17%) IaaS
7 3 (5.17%) PaaS
8 2 (3.45%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 2 (3.45%) Power Platform
9 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.72%) Azure Monitor
9 1 (1.72%) GitHub
9 1 (1.72%) PowerApps
9 1 (1.72%) SaaS
9 1 (1.72%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) DNS
1 3 (5.17%) VPN
2 1 (1.72%) NaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) Big Data
2 12 (20.69%) Data Lake
3 6 (10.34%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.17%) DB2
6 3 (5.17%) Easytrieve
7 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.45%) Power BI
8 1 (1.72%) Dremio
8 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.72%) MySQL
8 1 (1.72%) Tableau
8 1 (1.72%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Git
General
1 16 (27.59%) Marketing
2 14 (24.14%) Finance
3 11 (18.97%) Social Skills
4 10 (17.24%) Games
4 10 (17.24%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 7 (12.07%) Law
6 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
7 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (5.17%) Banking
8 3 (5.17%) Front Office
9 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
9 2 (3.45%) Retail
10 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
10 1 (1.72%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (17.24%) Consultant
2 7 (12.07%) Artificial Intelligence Consultant
2 7 (12.07%) Artificial Intelligence Engineer
2 7 (12.07%) Machine Learning Researcher
2 7 (12.07%) Python Engineer
2 7 (12.07%) Python Software Engineer
2 7 (12.07%) Software Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) Architect
3 5 (8.62%) Developer
4 4 (6.90%) Data Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) IT Support
5 3 (5.17%) C++ Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Data Architect
5 3 (5.17%) DB2 DBA
5 3 (5.17%) DBA
5 3 (5.17%) Java Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Lead
5 3 (5.17%) Quantitative Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Senior
6 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.31%) PyTorch
1 17 (29.31%) TensorFlow
2 7 (12.07%) Flask
2 7 (12.07%) Keras
2 7 (12.07%) SpaCy
3 4 (6.90%) JSON
3 4 (6.90%) Middleware
4 3 (5.17%) XML
5 2 (3.45%) J2EE
5 2 (3.45%) J2SE
5 2 (3.45%) Kafka
5 2 (3.45%) Spring
6 1 (1.72%) Dask
6 1 (1.72%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.72%) Kaldi
6 1 (1.72%) OpenCV
6 1 (1.72%) OpenTelemetry
6 1 (1.72%) scikit-learn
6 1 (1.72%) Smart Contracts
Miscellaneous
1 26 (44.83%) Algorithms
2 10 (17.24%) Blockchain
3 9 (15.52%) Data Structures
4 4 (6.90%) Analytical Mindset
4 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.17%) Hedge funds
5 3 (5.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (5.17%) VSAM
6 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.45%) Distributed Systems
6 2 (3.45%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.72%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.72%) CUDA
7 1 (1.72%) Distributed Applications
7 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.72%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Linux
2 3 (5.17%) Unix
2 3 (5.17%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 26 (44.83%) Machine Learning
3 21 (36.21%) Visualisation
4 19 (32.76%) Software Engineering
5 18 (31.03%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (29.31%) CI/CD
6 17 (29.31%) Computer Science
6 17 (29.31%) Deep Learning
7 14 (24.14%) Statistics
8 13 (22.41%) Agile
8 13 (22.41%) Analytics
9 12 (20.69%) ETL
10 11 (18.97%) DevOps
10 11 (18.97%) Validation
11 10 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (17.24%) Cryptography
11 10 (17.24%) Data Modelling
11 10 (17.24%) Data Visualisation
11 10 (17.24%) Feature Engineering
11 10 (17.24%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 37 (63.79%) Python
2 14 (24.14%) SQL
3 11 (18.97%) Java
4 10 (17.24%) C++
5 7 (12.07%) C#
6 6 (10.34%) C
7 5 (8.62%) Go
7 5 (8.62%) Rust
8 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
9 3 (5.17%) COBOL
9 3 (5.17%) JCL
9 3 (5.17%) REXX
10 1 (1.72%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.72%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (29.31%) Degree
2 9 (15.52%) Master's Degree
3 8 (13.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (12.07%) PhD
5 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (6.90%) Azure Certification
7 3 (5.17%) AWS Certification
7 3 (5.17%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.72%) PMP
8 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) Data Quality
2 4 (6.90%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) RACF
1 3 (5.17%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (3.45%) Docker
3 1 (1.72%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Kubernetes
2 3 (5.17%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (1.72%) Kibana
3 1 (1.72%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Databricks
2 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.90%) IBM
4 3 (5.17%) AppDynamics
4 3 (5.17%) BMC
4 3 (5.17%) Google
4 3 (5.17%) Splunk
5 1 (1.72%) Aruba
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle
5 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow