Period
to 18 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Drupal skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Drupal over the 6 months to 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Drupal
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 721 582 681
Rank change year-on-year -139 +99 -63
Permanent jobs citing Drupal 329 111 454
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.23% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.91% 1.65% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 240 98 387
10th Percentile £34,898 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £34,063 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £80,000 £69,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -2.60%

Drupal is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 17,234 6,735 20,192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.76% 14.06% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 10,756 5,594 16,208
10th Percentile £31,025 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +4.65% -1.97%

Drupal
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Drupal in the UK

Drupal
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Drupal.

Salary trend for Drupal in the UK

Drupal
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Drupal over the 6 months to 18 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Drupal in the UK

Drupal
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Drupal within the UK over the 6 months to 18 October 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
England -105 307 £55,000 +15.79% 65
UK excluding London -146 166 £45,000 +12.50% 41
London -142 147 £67,500 +35.00% 26
Work from Home -229 88 £57,500 +21.05% 11
South East -104 67 £54,500 +21.11% 9
North of England -104 31 £42,500 -10.53% 9
Midlands -113 23 £47,500 +18.75% 7
North West -78 20 £40,000 -27.27% 7
South West -87 19 £42,500 -10.53% 10
East of England -93 13 £30,000 - 4
East Midlands -84 12 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Scotland -80 11 £37,500 +7.14% 2
West Midlands -109 11 £45,000 +36.88% 3
Yorkshire -99 10 £47,500 +0.53% 1
Wales -50 2 £68,750 +61.76%
North East - 1 £52,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 2021, IT jobs citing Drupal 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 with a requirement for Drupal.

1 211 (64.13%) PHP
2 202 (61.40%) JavaScript
3 169 (51.37%) CMS
4 160 (48.63%) WordPress
5 148 (44.98%) HTML
6 142 (43.16%) CSS
7 136 (41.34%) Agile Software Development
8 129 (39.21%) MySQL
9 105 (31.91%) Laravel
10 93 (28.27%) React
11 73 (22.19%) Marketing
12 72 (21.88%) AWS
13 71 (21.58%) Git (software)
14 70 (21.28%) Symfony
14 70 (21.28%) Full Stack Development
15 69 (20.97%) User Experience
16 68 (20.67%) Node.js
17 65 (19.76%) Azure
18 64 (19.45%) Web Development
18 64 (19.45%) Social Skills
19 57 (17.33%) Content Management
20 54 (16.41%) DevOps
21 49 (14.89%) Docker
22 45 (13.68%) SQL Server
23 44 (13.37%) Microsoft
23 44 (13.37%) JIRA
23 44 (13.37%) Problem-Solving
24 42 (12.77%) CodeIgniter
24 42 (12.77%) Google
25 40 (12.16%) E-Commerce

Drupal
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 169 (51.37%) CMS
2 160 (48.63%) WordPress
3 27 (8.21%) Confluence
4 26 (7.90%) SharePoint
5 20 (6.08%) Apache
6 16 (4.86%) Joomla!
7 15 (4.56%) Umbraco
8 14 (4.26%) Apache Solr
9 13 (3.95%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (3.34%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (1.82%) Headless CMS
11 6 (1.82%) Kentico
11 6 (1.82%) nginx
12 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (4.86%) Microsoft Office
1 16 (4.86%) MS Visio
2 15 (4.56%) Sketch
3 12 (3.65%) Figma
4 11 (3.34%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (1.82%) Adobe XD
7 4 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (1.22%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 29 (8.81%) Magento
2 20 (6.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 9 (2.74%) WebTrends
4 4 (1.22%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (1.22%) SAP Hybris
4 4 (1.22%) Shopify
5 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 72 (21.88%) AWS
2 65 (19.76%) Azure
3 22 (6.69%) Microsoft 365
4 21 (6.38%) GCP
4 21 (6.38%) Google Analytics
5 15 (4.56%) Serverless
6 13 (3.95%) Cloudflare
6 13 (3.95%) Veeva
7 9 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (2.74%) GitHub
8 7 (2.13%) Apigee
8 7 (2.13%) Fastly
8 7 (2.13%) IaaS
8 7 (2.13%) PaaS
9 6 (1.82%) Power Platform
9 6 (1.82%) SaaS
9 6 (1.82%) Zapier
10 5 (1.52%) Adobe Analytics
10 5 (1.52%) GitHub Actions
11 4 (1.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.29%) DNS
2 9 (2.74%) Intranet
3 8 (2.43%) HTTP
4 7 (2.13%) SSH
4 7 (2.13%) SSL
5 5 (1.52%) Internet
6 3 (0.91%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.30%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (39.21%) MySQL
2 45 (13.68%) SQL Server
3 26 (7.90%) NoSQL
4 21 (6.38%) MongoDB
5 18 (5.47%) Redis
6 14 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (3.04%) MariaDB
8 7 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.82%) Amazon Aurora
9 6 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.52%) Power BI
10 5 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.91%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.61%) Spotfire
12 2 (0.61%) Tableau
13 1 (0.30%) GIS
13 1 (0.30%) InterSystems Cache
13 1 (0.30%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 71 (21.58%) Git (software)
2 44 (13.37%) JIRA
3 24 (7.29%) Bitbucket
4 15 (4.56%) gulp
5 14 (4.26%) Jenkins
5 14 (4.26%) Selenium
6 13 (3.95%) PHPUnit
6 13 (3.95%) webpack
7 9 (2.74%) GoCD
7 9 (2.74%) Travis CI
8 7 (2.13%) Cypress.io
9 6 (1.82%) Grunt
10 5 (1.52%) git-flow
10 5 (1.52%) PhpStorm
10 5 (1.52%) Subversion
11 4 (1.22%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.22%) Xdebug
12 3 (0.91%) Bower
12 3 (0.91%) ESLint
12 3 (0.91%) RubyGems
General
1 73 (22.19%) Marketing
2 64 (19.45%) Social Skills
3 26 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (5.47%) Finance
5 14 (4.26%) Influencing Skills
6 12 (3.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (2.74%) Law
7 9 (2.74%) Presentation Skills
7 9 (2.74%) Publishing
8 8 (2.43%) Legal
9 7 (2.13%) Public Sector
10 6 (1.82%) Advertising
10 6 (1.82%) Back Office
11 5 (1.52%) Organisational Skills
11 5 (1.52%) Retail
12 1 (0.30%) Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 216 (65.65%) Developer
2 51 (15.50%) PHP Developer
3 47 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
3 47 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 43 (13.07%) Full Stack Developer
5 25 (7.60%) Web Developer
6 24 (7.29%) Backend Developer
6 24 (7.29%) Senior PHP Developer
7 21 (6.38%) Architect
8 20 (6.08%) Digital Developer
9 16 (4.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 13 (3.95%) Lead Developer
11 12 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (3.34%) AWS Architect
13 8 (2.43%) DevOps Engineer
13 8 (2.43%) Senior Web Developer
14 7 (2.13%) Analyst
14 7 (2.13%) JavaScript Developer
14 7 (2.13%) Software Engineer
14 7 (2.13%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (44.98%) HTML
2 142 (43.16%) CSS
3 105 (31.91%) Laravel
4 93 (28.27%) React
5 70 (21.28%) Symfony
6 68 (20.67%) Node.js
7 42 (12.77%) CodeIgniter
8 40 (12.16%) LAMP
9 38 (11.55%) jQuery
10 36 (10.94%) .NET
11 35 (10.64%) HTML5
11 35 (10.64%) Web Services
12 33 (10.03%) Sass
13 30 (9.12%) RESTful
14 28 (8.51%) Vue.js
15 23 (6.99%) CSS3
16 20 (6.08%) Express
16 20 (6.08%) Yii
17 18 (5.47%) RabbitMQ
17 18 (5.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 69 (20.97%) User Experience
2 24 (7.29%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.34%) Blog
3 11 (3.34%) Enterprise Cloud
4 8 (2.43%) Animation
4 8 (2.43%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.13%) Life Science
5 7 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.13%) Social Media
6 6 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.22%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.91%) e-Learning
9 3 (0.91%) W3C
10 2 (0.61%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.30%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.51%) Windows
2 21 (6.38%) Linux
2 21 (6.38%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.82%) Android
3 6 (1.82%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.91%) Unix
5 2 (0.61%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.61%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (41.34%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (21.28%) Full Stack Development
3 64 (19.45%) Web Development
4 57 (17.33%) Content Management
5 54 (16.41%) DevOps
6 44 (13.37%) Problem-Solving
7 40 (12.16%) CRM
7 40 (12.16%) E-Commerce
8 39 (11.85%) MVC
9 37 (11.25%) TDD
10 35 (10.64%) Microservices
10 35 (10.64%) SEO
11 33 (10.03%) Scrum
11 33 (10.03%) Software Engineering
12 26 (7.90%) Analytics
13 25 (7.60%) OO
14 23 (6.99%) Digital Marketing
14 23 (6.99%) Front End Development
14 23 (6.99%) Mobile Development
14 23 (6.99%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 211 (64.13%) PHP
2 202 (61.40%) JavaScript
3 30 (9.12%) SQL
4 29 (8.81%) Java
5 20 (6.08%) Python
6 15 (4.56%) ES6
7 14 (4.26%) TypeScript
8 10 (3.04%) Ruby
9 9 (2.74%) C#
9 9 (2.74%) C++
9 9 (2.74%) VB
10 4 (1.22%) ES7
11 3 (0.91%) Perl
11 3 (0.91%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.91%) Scala
12 1 (0.30%) Go
Qualifications
1 18 (5.47%) Degree
2 1 (0.30%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.30%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.30%) Master's Degree
2 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (11.55%) Accessibility
1 38 (11.55%) QA
2 8 (2.43%) WCAG
3 6 (1.82%) COBIT
4 5 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.61%) GDPR
6 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.30%) NCSC
System Software
1 49 (14.89%) Docker
2 16 (4.86%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.43%) Varnish
4 6 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 27 (8.21%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.43%) Terraform
3 1 (0.30%) Ansible
3 1 (0.30%) Bitnami
3 1 (0.30%) Consul
3 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.30%) Packer
3 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (13.37%) Microsoft
2 42 (12.77%) Google
3 37 (11.25%) Salesforce.com
4 29 (8.81%) Oracle
5 27 (8.21%) Sitecore
6 24 (7.29%) Adobe
7 22 (6.69%) Atlassian
7 22 (6.69%) Zend
8 11 (3.34%) Netlify
9 10 (3.04%) Pega
10 9 (2.74%) Okta
11 7 (2.13%) HubSpot
11 7 (2.13%) hybris
12 6 (1.82%) IBM
13 5 (1.52%) SAP
14 4 (1.22%) Apple
15 2 (0.61%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
16 1 (0.30%) MuleSoft
16 1 (0.30%) Pardot
16 1 (0.30%) WooCommerce