Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Drupal
UK
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 572 648 622
Rank change year-on-year +76 -26 -37
Permanent jobs citing Drupal 208 389 559
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.31% 0.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.30% 2.12% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 245 368 473
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £32,350 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,000 £64,733
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.88% -3.75% +14.29%

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 9,049 18,370 23,981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.86% 14.72% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7,247 14,893 19,355
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +4.65% +4.88%

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 27 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Drupal in the UK

Drupal
Top 15 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 27 January 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 +100 187 £47,500 +5.56% 65
UK excluding London +99 143 £45,000 +16.88% 52
Work from Home -36 57 £47,500 - 15
London +108 54 £55,000 +6.80% 15
South East +104 43 £45,000 +12.50% 24
Midlands +107 32 £40,000 +33.33% 2
East Midlands +82 24 £40,000 -
North of England +56 23 £47,000 +25.33% 7
South West +30 23 £47,500 +18.75% 13
Yorkshire +47 13 £47,000 +49.21% 1
East of England +105 10 £60,000 +71.43% 3
North West +40 10 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Scotland +36 9 £35,000 -17.65% 2
West Midlands +53 8 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Wales +38 3 £36,250 +3.57% 1

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 119 (57.21%) PHP
2 113 (54.33%) JavaScript
3 104 (50.00%) CSS
4 102 (49.04%) HTML
5 80 (38.46%) WordPress
6 71 (34.13%) CMS
7 61 (29.33%) MySQL
8 53 (25.48%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (21.15%) E-Commerce
9 44 (21.15%) Azure
10 43 (20.67%) Git (software)
11 41 (19.71%) Web Development
12 35 (16.83%) AWS
13 33 (15.87%) jQuery
14 32 (15.38%) User Experience
15 31 (14.90%) SQL Server
16 30 (14.42%) DevOps
17 29 (13.94%) Laravel
18 28 (13.46%) HTML5
19 27 (12.98%) Symfony
19 27 (12.98%) Marketing
19 27 (12.98%) JIRA
20 26 (12.50%) Sass
21 25 (12.02%) LESS
21 25 (12.02%) Magento
22 23 (11.06%) LAMP
23 22 (10.58%) Content Management
24 20 (9.62%) MVC
24 20 (9.62%) .NET
24 20 (9.62%) Docker

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 80 (38.46%) WordPress
2 71 (34.13%) CMS
3 15 (7.21%) SharePoint
4 13 (6.25%) Confluence
4 13 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (6.25%) Umbraco
5 12 (5.77%) nginx
6 11 (5.29%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (3.85%) Apache
7 8 (3.85%) Kentico
8 5 (2.40%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.96%) Facebook Platform
9 2 (0.96%) Headless CMS
10 1 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.48%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.48%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 11 (5.29%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (12.02%) Magento
2 11 (5.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (2.40%) Shopify
4 1 (0.48%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 44 (21.15%) Azure
2 35 (16.83%) AWS
3 12 (5.77%) Power Platform
4 11 (5.29%) Office 365
5 10 (4.81%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (4.33%) Google Analytics
7 8 (3.85%) GCP
7 8 (3.85%) Serverless
8 5 (2.40%) Datadog
8 5 (2.40%) GitHub
8 5 (2.40%) PaaS
8 5 (2.40%) Slack
9 4 (1.92%) Google Docs
9 4 (1.92%) SaaS
9 4 (1.92%) Veeva
10 3 (1.44%) Trello
11 2 (0.96%) Basecamp
11 2 (0.96%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.96%) DigitalOcean
11 2 (0.96%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.29%) DNS
2 7 (3.37%) HTTPS
3 5 (2.40%) Internet
4 2 (0.96%) Firewall
4 2 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (29.33%) MySQL
2 31 (14.90%) SQL Server
3 14 (6.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (5.77%) Power BI
5 10 (4.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.96%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 43 (20.67%) Git (software)
2 27 (12.98%) JIRA
3 12 (5.77%) Bitbucket
4 5 (2.40%) CircleCI
4 5 (2.40%) Vagrant
5 4 (1.92%) gulp
5 4 (1.92%) PowerBuilder
6 3 (1.44%) GitLab
6 3 (1.44%) Subversion
6 3 (1.44%) webpack
7 2 (0.96%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.96%) Postman
7 2 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.48%) Grunt
8 1 (0.48%) JBehave
8 1 (0.48%) Mocha
8 1 (0.48%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.48%) Selenium
8 1 (0.48%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (12.98%) Marketing
2 15 (7.21%) Finance
3 6 (2.88%) Public Sector
4 5 (2.40%) Games
4 5 (2.40%) Retail
5 4 (1.92%) Local Government
6 3 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.96%) French Language
7 2 (0.96%) German Language
7 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.96%) Publishing
7 2 (0.96%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.48%) Advertising
8 1 (0.48%) Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Electronics
8 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 132 (63.46%) Developer
2 65 (31.25%) Drupal Developer
3 36 (17.31%) PHP Developer
4 22 (10.58%) Full Stack Developer
5 21 (10.10%) Senior Developer
6 15 (7.21%) Project Manager
7 14 (6.73%) Architect
7 14 (6.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 14 (6.73%) Senior PHP Developer
8 13 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
9 12 (5.77%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 12 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (5.29%) Web Developer
11 9 (4.33%) Backend Developer
11 9 (4.33%) CMS Project Manager
12 7 (3.37%) Cloud Engineer
12 7 (3.37%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 7 (3.37%) Senior Drupal Developer
13 6 (2.88%) Digital Developer
13 6 (2.88%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (50.00%) CSS
2 102 (49.04%) HTML
3 33 (15.87%) jQuery
4 29 (13.94%) Laravel
5 28 (13.46%) HTML5
6 27 (12.98%) Symfony
7 26 (12.50%) Sass
8 25 (12.02%) LESS
9 23 (11.06%) LAMP
10 20 (9.62%) .NET
11 19 (9.13%) CSS3
12 18 (8.65%) JSON
12 18 (8.65%) REST
13 17 (8.17%) AngularJS
14 14 (6.73%) Node.js
15 13 (6.25%) React
15 13 (6.25%) Web Services
16 11 (5.29%) Ajax
16 11 (5.29%) XML
17 8 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.38%) User Experience
2 15 (7.21%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.81%) Social Media
4 9 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.37%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.96%) Animation
8 2 (0.96%) Derivative
8 2 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.48%) EPoS
9 1 (0.48%) FMCG
9 1 (0.48%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.48%) STB
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.73%) Windows
2 13 (6.25%) Linux
3 11 (5.29%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.92%) Unix
5 3 (1.44%) Debian
6 2 (0.96%) Android
6 2 (0.96%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (25.48%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (21.15%) E-Commerce
3 41 (19.71%) Web Development
4 30 (14.42%) DevOps
5 22 (10.58%) Content Management
6 20 (9.62%) MVC
7 18 (8.65%) CRM
7 18 (8.65%) Digital Marketing
8 17 (8.17%) Mentoring
9 16 (7.69%) Project Delivery
10 15 (7.21%) Front End Development
11 14 (6.73%) Project Management
11 14 (6.73%) Scrum
12 13 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
13 12 (5.77%) Analytics
13 12 (5.77%) Open Source
13 12 (5.77%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 11 (5.29%) Architecture Roadmap
14 11 (5.29%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 119 (57.21%) PHP
2 113 (54.33%) JavaScript
3 18 (8.65%) Python
4 13 (6.25%) SQL
5 11 (5.29%) C#
6 9 (4.33%) Java
7 5 (2.40%) Ruby
8 4 (1.92%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.44%) PHP 7
9 3 (1.44%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.96%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.96%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.48%) ES6
11 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (2.40%) Degree
2 3 (1.44%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.96%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.96%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) NCSC
2 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (9.62%) Docker
2 11 (5.29%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.40%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (4.81%) HAProxy
1 10 (4.81%) Kubernetes
2 7 (3.37%) Terraform
3 6 (2.88%) Ansible
4 3 (1.44%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (7.21%) Google
1 15 (7.21%) Microsoft
1 15 (7.21%) MuleSoft
1 15 (7.21%) Oracle
1 15 (7.21%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (5.77%) Atlassian
2 12 (5.77%) Sitecore
2 12 (5.77%) Zend
3 5 (2.40%) AppDynamics
3 5 (2.40%) Dynatrace
3 5 (2.40%) New Relic
3 5 (2.40%) SolarWinds
4 4 (1.92%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.44%) Facebook
6 2 (0.96%) Apple
6 2 (0.96%) SAP
7 1 (0.48%) HubSpot
7 1 (0.48%) hybris
7 1 (0.48%) Marketo
7 1 (0.48%) Twitter