Period
to 17 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Express skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Express over the 6 months to 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Express
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 416 473 797
Rank change year-on-year +57 +324 -13
Permanent jobs citing Express 916 229 294
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.48% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.82% 1.09% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 312 190 235
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +23.81% -4.55% -
75th Percentile £84,063 £71,250 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £81,250 £80,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year +12.50% +15.61% -3.89%

Express is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 50,349 21,042 51,422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.43% 43.93% 37.46%
Number of salaries quoted 32,182 18,039 42,562
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +8.91%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Express
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Express in the UK

Express
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Express in the UK

Express
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Express over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Express in the UK

Express
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Express within the UK over the 6 months to 17 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 +67 813 £65,000 +23.81% 134
London +40 451 £70,000 +3.70% 37
UK excluding London -61 378 £56,250 +12.50% 106
South East +51 278 £65,000 +30.00% 15
Work from Home -104 203 £70,000 +40.00% 23
North of England -147 36 £50,000 - 34
Midlands -112 29 £60,000 +33.33% 25
North West -98 24 £45,000 -10.00% 19
East Midlands -61 21 £63,750 +75.86% 11
South West -88 19 £49,500 +10.00% 15
Wales - 11 - - 3
Yorkshire -93 8 £65,000 +62.50% 8
West Midlands -123 8 £45,000 - 14
North East -44 4 £62,500 +13.64% 7
Scotland -103 4 £49,500 - 4
East of England -120 1 £35,000 - 8

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, IT jobs citing Express 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 Express.

1 798 (87.12%) Node.js
2 678 (74.02%) React
3 551 (60.15%) JavaScript
4 532 (58.08%) Agile Software Development
5 453 (49.45%) Software Engineering
6 445 (48.58%) CSS
7 424 (46.29%) Full Stack Development
8 396 (43.23%) AWS
9 380 (41.48%) Microservices
10 379 (41.38%) Git (software)
11 371 (40.50%) PostgreSQL
12 367 (40.07%) Finance
13 328 (35.81%) DevOps
14 327 (35.70%) AngularJS
15 311 (33.95%) Java
16 297 (32.42%) RESTful
17 295 (32.21%) TypeScript
17 295 (32.21%) Redux
18 293 (31.99%) Python
19 279 (30.46%) Cypress.io
20 278 (30.35%) GitHub
21 266 (29.04%) Computer Science
22 264 (28.82%) HTML
23 260 (28.38%) Degree
24 256 (27.95%) Spring
25 253 (27.62%) NoSQL
26 249 (27.18%) Redis
27 247 (26.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 239 (26.09%) Jenkins
29 237 (25.87%) Banking

Express
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
1 220 (24.02%) Apache
2 184 (20.09%) GemFire
3 181 (19.76%) Apache Spark
4 36 (3.93%) nginx
5 30 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (2.18%) Drupal
7 19 (2.07%) Tomcat
8 17 (1.86%) Apache Pulsar
9 14 (1.53%) CMS
10 13 (1.42%) Confluence
11 12 (1.31%) Apache Airflow
11 12 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 11 (1.20%) Apache Solr
13 10 (1.09%) WordPress
14 8 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
15 7 (0.76%) Camunda
16 5 (0.55%) Hyperledger
17 3 (0.33%) Ethereum
18 2 (0.22%) Gunicorn
18 2 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (2.40%) Figma
2 12 (1.31%) Sketch
3 7 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (0.98%) WebTrends
2 7 (0.76%) Magento
3 1 (0.11%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 396 (43.23%) AWS
2 278 (30.35%) GitHub
3 194 (21.18%) GCP
4 186 (20.31%) Azure
5 143 (15.61%) Amazon Kinesis
6 87 (9.50%) Serverless
7 70 (7.64%) SaaS
8 56 (6.11%) OpenShift
9 51 (5.57%) PaaS
10 47 (5.13%) AWS Lambda
11 41 (4.48%) Heroku
12 38 (4.15%) npm
13 29 (3.17%) GitHub Actions
14 27 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
14 27 (2.95%) Twilio
15 23 (2.51%) Amazon S3
16 22 (2.40%) AWS CloudFormation
17 21 (2.29%) Amazon EKS
18 18 (1.97%) Datadog
18 18 (1.97%) Fastly
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.38%) HTTP
2 18 (1.97%) Firewall
3 11 (1.20%) IPv4
3 11 (1.20%) LAN
3 11 (1.20%) WAN
4 10 (1.09%) SMTP
5 3 (0.33%) Internet
5 3 (0.33%) SSH
6 2 (0.22%) FTP
6 2 (0.22%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.11%) DNS
7 1 (0.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 371 (40.50%) PostgreSQL
2 253 (27.62%) NoSQL
3 249 (27.18%) Redis
4 187 (20.41%) MariaDB
5 184 (20.09%) Relational Database
6 181 (19.76%) HBase
7 179 (19.54%) MongoDB
8 153 (16.70%) Big Data
9 108 (11.79%) MySQL
10 39 (4.26%) Blockchain
11 29 (3.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 24 (2.62%) Amazon RDS
13 21 (2.29%) SQL Server
14 19 (2.07%) Data Lake
15 9 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (0.98%) Oracle Database
16 7 (0.76%) Amazon Aurora
16 7 (0.76%) Apache Hive
16 7 (0.76%) Hadoop
16 7 (0.76%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 379 (41.38%) Git (software)
2 279 (30.46%) Cypress.io
3 239 (26.09%) Jenkins
4 228 (24.89%) Storybook
5 217 (23.69%) Cucumber
6 215 (23.47%) Protractor
7 187 (20.41%) JUnit
8 185 (20.20%) Sonatype Nexus
9 184 (20.09%) Gradle
10 182 (19.87%) Eclipse
10 182 (19.87%) IntelliJ
11 174 (19.00%) Mockito
12 135 (14.74%) webpack
13 127 (13.86%) Artifactory
14 89 (9.72%) SonarQube
15 70 (7.64%) Mocha
16 55 (6.00%) Babel
17 45 (4.91%) Jasmine
18 36 (3.93%) Selenium
19 29 (3.17%) GitLab
General
1 367 (40.07%) Finance
2 237 (25.87%) Banking
3 229 (25.00%) Law
4 214 (23.36%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 149 (16.27%) Social Skills
6 60 (6.55%) Marketing
7 48 (5.24%) Retail
8 40 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (2.73%) Public Sector
10 22 (2.40%) Wearables
11 20 (2.18%) Games
11 20 (2.18%) Legal
12 18 (1.97%) Telecoms
13 12 (1.31%) Front Office
13 12 (1.31%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.98%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.76%) Presentation Skills
16 6 (0.66%) Automotive
16 6 (0.66%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 445 (48.58%) Developer
2 286 (31.22%) Software Engineer
3 111 (12.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 99 (10.81%) Full Stack Developer
4 99 (10.81%) Principal Engineer
4 99 (10.81%) Principal Software Engineer
5 93 (10.15%) JavaScript Developer
6 85 (9.28%) Senior Developer
7 76 (8.30%) React Developer
8 69 (7.53%) Lead Software Engineer
9 64 (6.99%) Lead Developer
10 57 (6.22%) Node.js Developer
10 57 (6.22%) Senior Software Engineer
11 52 (5.68%) Backend Developer
12 51 (5.57%) Software Developer
13 42 (4.59%) Lead Software Developer
14 36 (3.93%) JavaScript Engineer
15 28 (3.06%) Senior React Developer
16 27 (2.95%) Senior JavaScript Developer
17 23 (2.51%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 798 (87.12%) Node.js
2 678 (74.02%) React
3 445 (48.58%) CSS
4 327 (35.70%) AngularJS
5 297 (32.42%) RESTful
6 295 (32.21%) Redux
7 264 (28.82%) HTML
8 256 (27.95%) Spring
9 247 (26.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 212 (23.14%) Tailwind CSS
11 205 (22.38%) Kafka
12 196 (21.40%) JSON
13 181 (19.76%) Spark Streaming
14 175 (19.10%) Play Framework
15 174 (19.00%) WireMock
16 163 (17.79%) REST
17 158 (17.25%) GraphQL
17 158 (17.25%) RabbitMQ
18 133 (14.52%) LAMP
19 129 (14.08%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 208 (22.71%) User Experience
2 204 (22.27%) Linux Command Line
3 93 (10.15%) Self-Motivation
4 51 (5.57%) Mobile App
5 46 (5.02%) Greenfield Project
6 35 (3.82%) Virtual Team
7 31 (3.38%) Cloud Native
8 26 (2.84%) Blog
9 22 (2.40%) Algorithms
10 20 (2.18%) Data Structures
11 15 (1.64%) Video\Live Streaming
12 13 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
13 12 (1.31%) Data Centre
13 12 (1.31%) Derivative
13 12 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (1.31%) Equities
13 12 (1.31%) Fixed Income
13 12 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (1.31%) Hedge funds
14 11 (1.20%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 216 (23.58%) Linux
2 196 (21.40%) Unix
3 18 (1.97%) Android
3 18 (1.97%) Apple iOS
4 11 (1.20%) Windows
5 2 (0.22%) CentOS
5 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.11%) Debian
6 1 (0.11%) Solaris
6 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 532 (58.08%) Agile Software Development
2 453 (49.45%) Software Engineering
3 424 (46.29%) Full Stack Development
4 380 (41.48%) Microservices
5 328 (35.81%) DevOps
6 266 (29.04%) Computer Science
7 213 (23.25%) TDD
8 207 (22.60%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 203 (22.16%) Digital Banking
10 198 (21.62%) Scrum
11 194 (21.18%) Open Source
12 182 (19.87%) Validation
13 172 (18.78%) Business Continuity
14 168 (18.34%) BDD
15 166 (18.12%) Clean Code
16 153 (16.70%) Continuous Integration
17 152 (16.59%) Fintech
18 149 (16.27%) Front End Development
19 146 (15.94%) OO
20 132 (14.41%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 551 (60.15%) JavaScript
2 311 (33.95%) Java
3 295 (32.21%) TypeScript
4 293 (31.99%) Python
5 184 (20.09%) Groovy
6 181 (19.76%) Shell Script
7 151 (16.48%) SQL
8 88 (9.61%) ES6
9 76 (8.30%) C#
10 70 (7.64%) PHP
11 32 (3.49%) Bash Shell
12 28 (3.06%) ES7
13 25 (2.73%) Ruby
14 22 (2.40%) Kotlin
15 21 (2.29%) Java 8
16 19 (2.07%) C
17 14 (1.53%) Go
18 13 (1.42%) C++
18 13 (1.42%) ES8
19 12 (1.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 260 (28.38%) Degree
2 174 (19.00%) OCP
2 174 (19.00%) Oracle Certification
3 53 (5.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 29 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 29 (3.17%) Security Cleared
5 7 (0.76%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.11%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.11%) CEH
6 1 (0.11%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.22%) Accessibility
2 43 (4.69%) QA
3 6 (0.66%) GDPR
4 5 (0.55%) WCAG
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 235 (25.66%) Docker
2 181 (19.76%) HDFS
3 128 (13.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.86%) ISA Server
5 7 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.11%) Varnish
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 202 (22.05%) Ansible
2 188 (20.52%) Kubernetes
3 78 (8.52%) Opscode Chef
4 47 (5.13%) Terraform
5 18 (1.97%) Puppet
6 11 (1.20%) SCCM
7 3 (0.33%) OpenNebula
7 3 (0.33%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.22%) cPanel
9 1 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.11%) Kibana
9 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 207 (22.60%) Okta
2 184 (20.09%) VMware
3 39 (4.26%) Google
4 23 (2.51%) Oracle
5 17 (1.86%) IBM
6 13 (1.42%) Twitter
7 11 (1.20%) Adobe
7 11 (1.20%) Alibaba
8 9 (0.98%) Atlassian
9 8 (0.87%) Microsoft
10 7 (0.76%) Netlify
10 7 (0.76%) YouTube
11 6 (0.66%) SAP
11 6 (0.66%) Sun
12 2 (0.22%) Civica
12 2 (0.22%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.11%) Apple
13 1 (0.11%) Dell
13 1 (0.11%) Facebook
13 1 (0.11%) Sybase