Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Drupal
UK
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 689 670 684
Rank change year-on-year -19 +14 -111
Permanent jobs citing Drupal 310 122 461
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.18% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.99% 1.24% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 231 87 401
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £41,875 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,585 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.69% +1.30% -
75th Percentile £65,500 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%

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 15,561 9,817 21,470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.78% 14.23% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10,254 7,821 17,112
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +1.16%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -6 284 £50,000 +5.26% 66
London -25 169 £57,500 +15.00% 30
UK excluding London -37 131 £45,000 - 39
Work from Home -184 71 £55,000 +22.22% 23
South East -57 45 £45,000 -35.71% 11
North of England -43 30 £47,500 +18.75% 16
Scotland -56 18 £39,500 - 1
North West -39 16 £52,500 +31.25% 13
South West -80 16 £42,500 -2.30% 5
Yorkshire -62 14 £47,442 +35.55% 3
Midlands -73 13 £47,500 +34.28% 3
East Midlands - 12 £47,500 - 1
East of England -29 7 - - 1
Wales -28 2 £40,000 +6.67% 2
West Midlands -68 1 £32,500 -8.13% 2

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 190 (61.29%) PHP
2 175 (56.45%) JavaScript
3 157 (50.65%) WordPress
4 151 (48.71%) CMS
5 141 (45.48%) HTML
5 141 (45.48%) CSS
6 134 (43.23%) Agile Software Development
7 112 (36.13%) MySQL
8 105 (33.87%) React
9 101 (32.58%) Laravel
10 72 (23.23%) Git (software)
11 68 (21.94%) Docker
12 67 (21.61%) Marketing
13 65 (20.97%) Node.js
14 62 (20.00%) Full Stack Development
15 61 (19.68%) AWS
16 60 (19.35%) User Experience
17 54 (17.42%) Social Skills
18 51 (16.45%) DevOps
18 51 (16.45%) E-Commerce
18 51 (16.45%) Content Management
19 50 (16.13%) LAMP
19 50 (16.13%) Symfony
20 47 (15.16%) Magento
21 46 (14.84%) Google
21 46 (14.84%) Vue.js
22 45 (14.52%) Web Development
23 43 (13.87%) Sitecore
24 42 (13.55%) gulp
25 39 (12.58%) Scrum

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
1 157 (50.65%) WordPress
2 151 (48.71%) CMS
3 31 (10.00%) Umbraco
4 29 (9.35%) Sitecore CMS
5 20 (6.45%) Apache
6 19 (6.13%) Confluence
7 15 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (3.55%) Apache Solr
9 10 (3.23%) Joomla!
10 9 (2.90%) Kentico
11 6 (1.94%) SharePoint
12 5 (1.61%) Headless CMS
13 3 (0.97%) Facebook Platform
14 2 (0.65%) nginx
14 2 (0.65%) Podio
15 1 (0.32%) Jadu
15 1 (0.32%) Moodle
15 1 (0.32%) PrestaShop
15 1 (0.32%) SilverStripe
15 1 (0.32%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 12 (3.87%) Photoshop
1 12 (3.87%) Sketch
2 11 (3.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (3.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.55%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.26%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (2.26%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (1.29%) Adobe XD
4 4 (1.29%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.97%) Figma
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.32%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.32%) InDesign
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 47 (15.16%) Magento
2 12 (3.87%) Shopify
3 11 (3.55%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.65%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 61 (19.68%) AWS
2 38 (12.26%) Azure
3 22 (7.10%) GCP
4 21 (6.77%) Serverless
4 21 (6.77%) Yarn
5 19 (6.13%) npm
6 17 (5.48%) Veeva
7 16 (5.16%) Google Analytics
8 9 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (2.90%) Fastly
9 7 (2.26%) Cloudflare
9 7 (2.26%) GitHub
9 7 (2.26%) PaaS
10 6 (1.94%) IaaS
11 5 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (1.61%) SaaS
12 4 (1.29%) Amazon Cognito
12 4 (1.29%) DigitalOcean
12 4 (1.29%) Route 53
13 3 (0.97%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.19%) Intranet
2 11 (3.55%) SSH
3 9 (2.90%) DNS
4 8 (2.58%) HTTP
4 8 (2.58%) SSL
5 4 (1.29%) Internet
6 3 (0.97%) Firewall
6 3 (0.97%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.65%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.32%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (36.13%) MySQL
2 20 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 17 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (4.84%) NoSQL
4 15 (4.84%) Redis
5 10 (3.23%) SQL Server
6 3 (0.97%) Amazon Aurora
6 3 (0.97%) MariaDB
6 3 (0.97%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.65%) Spotfire
7 2 (0.65%) Tableau
8 1 (0.32%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.32%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.32%) Metadata
8 1 (0.32%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 72 (23.23%) Git (software)
2 42 (13.55%) gulp
3 39 (12.58%) JIRA
4 29 (9.35%) Grunt
5 17 (5.48%) webpack
6 11 (3.55%) Selenium
7 10 (3.23%) Jenkins
8 9 (2.90%) GoCD
9 8 (2.58%) Bitbucket
9 8 (2.58%) Vagrant
10 7 (2.26%) PHPUnit
11 6 (1.94%) Cypress.io
12 4 (1.29%) Axure RP
12 4 (1.29%) git-flow
12 4 (1.29%) PhpStorm
13 3 (0.97%) Mocha
14 2 (0.65%) Fiddler
14 2 (0.65%) RSpec
14 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio Code
14 2 (0.65%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 67 (21.61%) Marketing
2 54 (17.42%) Social Skills
3 23 (7.42%) Finance
4 18 (5.81%) Influencing Skills
5 16 (5.16%) Publishing
6 13 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (3.23%) Organisational Skills
8 10 (3.23%) Public Sector
9 9 (2.90%) Presentation Skills
10 6 (1.94%) Advertising
11 5 (1.61%) Back Office
11 5 (1.61%) Legal
12 4 (1.29%) Local Government
12 4 (1.29%) Retail
13 2 (0.65%) Banking
14 1 (0.32%) Automotive
14 1 (0.32%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 201 (64.84%) Developer
2 49 (15.81%) Drupal Developer
3 43 (13.87%) PHP Developer
4 38 (12.26%) Full Stack Developer
5 34 (10.97%) Senior Developer
6 26 (8.39%) Web Developer
7 24 (7.74%) Backend Developer
8 15 (4.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 13 (4.19%) Project Manager
10 12 (3.87%) Digital Project Manager
10 12 (3.87%) Software Developer
11 10 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (3.23%) Lead Developer
11 10 (3.23%) PHP Drupal Developer
11 10 (3.23%) Software Engineer
12 9 (2.90%) Cloud Engineer
12 9 (2.90%) PHP Laravel Developer
12 9 (2.90%) Senior PHP Developer
13 8 (2.58%) Creative Developer
13 8 (2.58%) Creative Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (45.48%) CSS
1 141 (45.48%) HTML
2 105 (33.87%) React
3 101 (32.58%) Laravel
4 65 (20.97%) Node.js
5 50 (16.13%) LAMP
5 50 (16.13%) Symfony
6 46 (14.84%) Vue.js
7 35 (11.29%) Sass
8 34 (10.97%) HTML5
8 34 (10.97%) jQuery
9 31 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
10 29 (9.35%) CSS3
11 28 (9.03%) Web Services
12 26 (8.39%) Yii
13 25 (8.06%) AngularJS
14 21 (6.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 17 (5.48%) REST
16 16 (5.16%) JSON
17 15 (4.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (19.35%) User Experience
2 34 (10.97%) Mobile App
3 23 (7.42%) Animation
4 12 (3.87%) Social Media
5 10 (3.23%) Life Science
6 9 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (2.90%) Public Cloud
6 9 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.58%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (2.26%) Enterprise Cloud
9 6 (1.94%) Blog
9 6 (1.94%) Legacy Systems
10 5 (1.61%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.29%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.29%) NHS
12 3 (0.97%) Derivative
13 2 (0.65%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.65%) FMCG
13 2 (0.65%) iPad
13 2 (0.65%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.81%) Linux
2 13 (4.19%) Android
2 13 (4.19%) Apple iOS
3 11 (3.55%) Windows
4 5 (1.61%) Unix
5 3 (0.97%) Debian
5 3 (0.97%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.65%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (43.23%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (20.00%) Full Stack Development
3 51 (16.45%) Content Management
3 51 (16.45%) DevOps
3 51 (16.45%) E-Commerce
4 45 (14.52%) Web Development
5 39 (12.58%) Scrum
6 32 (10.32%) Problem-Solving
7 31 (10.00%) MVC
8 28 (9.03%) Digital Marketing
8 28 (9.03%) Software Engineering
9 27 (8.71%) TDD
10 25 (8.06%) SEO
11 24 (7.74%) OO
12 23 (7.42%) Analytics
12 23 (7.42%) Mentoring
12 23 (7.42%) Project Management
13 22 (7.10%) BDD
13 22 (7.10%) CRM
13 22 (7.10%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 190 (61.29%) PHP
2 175 (56.45%) JavaScript
3 30 (9.68%) Python
4 27 (8.71%) SQL
5 19 (6.13%) ES6
6 13 (4.19%) TypeScript
7 10 (3.23%) Java
8 8 (2.58%) Ruby
9 6 (1.94%) Perl
10 4 (1.29%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.29%) C#
11 2 (0.65%) ES7
11 2 (0.65%) PHP 7
11 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.65%) Scala
11 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.32%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 10 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (0.32%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (12.26%) QA
2 37 (11.94%) Accessibility
3 12 (3.87%) WCAG
4 4 (1.29%) WAI
5 1 (0.32%) GDPR
5 1 (0.32%) NCSC
System Software
1 68 (21.94%) Docker
2 4 (1.29%) Varnish
3 2 (0.65%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 33 (10.65%) Kubernetes
2 11 (3.55%) Terraform
3 5 (1.61%) Ansible
3 5 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.61%) Puppet
4 4 (1.29%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.32%) Bitnami
5 1 (0.32%) Consul
5 1 (0.32%) Packer
Vendors
1 46 (14.84%) Google
2 43 (13.87%) Sitecore
3 27 (8.71%) Zend
4 18 (5.81%) Adobe
4 18 (5.81%) Atlassian
4 18 (5.81%) Microsoft
5 15 (4.84%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (4.52%) hybris
7 11 (3.55%) SAP
8 9 (2.90%) Okta
9 8 (2.58%) Netlify
9 8 (2.58%) Oracle
10 7 (2.26%) Pega
11 3 (0.97%) Facebook
11 3 (0.97%) IBM
11 3 (0.97%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 2 (0.65%) Apple
12 2 (0.65%) HubSpot
12 2 (0.65%) Optimizely
13 1 (0.32%) TOWER Software