Period
to 12 May 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term German Language in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited German Language over the 6 months to 12 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

German Language
UK
6 months to
12 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 658 686 739
Rank change year-on-year +28 +53 -20
Permanent jobs citing German Language 229 244 394
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the General category 0.48% 0.45% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 139 166 263
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,600
25th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +2.86%
75th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +50.00% -10.26% +11.43%

German Language is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 47,743 53,747 82,241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.86% 54.53% 56.56%
Number of salaries quoted 34,134 41,580 62,460
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,247
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

German Language
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for German Language in the UK

German Language
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing German Language.

Salary trend for German Language in the UK

German Language
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing German Language over the 6 months to 12 May 2021.

Salary histogram for German Language in the UK

German Language
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing German Language within the UK over the 6 months to 12 May 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 +45 199 £51,500 +14.44% 33
London +38 103 £45,000 -10.00% 17
UK excluding London +18 80 £52,500 +50.00% 18
Work from Home -134 54 £51,500 -14.17% 19
South East +37 39 £37,750 +7.86% 2
East of England +38 30 £52,500 +2.44% 6
North of England 0 7 £35,000 +55.56% 5
Yorkshire - 6 £35,000 - 2
Midlands -3 4 £27,500 +22.22% 3
East Midlands 0 2 £26,250 +16.67% 2
West Midlands -11 2 £55,000 +17.65% 1
North West +20 1 £25,000 +11.11% 3

For the 6 months to 12 May 2021, IT jobs citing German Language 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 German Language.

1 114 (49.78%) French Language
2 100 (43.67%) Social Skills
3 85 (37.12%) Spanish Language
4 64 (27.95%) Italian Language
5 56 (24.45%) Degree
6 54 (23.58%) Finance
7 48 (20.96%) Microsoft
8 44 (19.21%) Project Management
9 43 (18.78%) Marketing
10 39 (17.03%) Computer Science
11 37 (16.16%) Analytical Skills
12 36 (15.72%) B2B
13 32 (13.97%) SaaS
14 27 (11.79%) SQL
14 27 (11.79%) Agile Software Development
15 25 (10.92%) ERP
16 24 (10.48%) E-Commerce
16 24 (10.48%) Windows
16 24 (10.48%) CRM
16 24 (10.48%) Self-Motivation
16 24 (10.48%) Problem-Solving
17 22 (9.61%) SAP
18 20 (8.73%) ITIL
18 20 (8.73%) Mentoring
19 19 (8.30%) Linux
20 18 (7.86%) User Experience
20 18 (7.86%) JIRA
20 18 (7.86%) Business Development
21 16 (6.99%) Salesforce.com
21 16 (6.99%) Microsoft Office

German Language
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 10 (4.37%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.31%) CMS
2 3 (1.31%) SAS
3 2 (0.87%) IBM Domino
3 2 (0.87%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.87%) WordPress
4 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (6.99%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (5.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.75%) Figma
4 4 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (5.24%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.87%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.87%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.87%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.87%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.87%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.44%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.44%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.44%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 32 (13.97%) SaaS
2 13 (5.68%) Microsoft 365
3 10 (4.37%) Azure
4 6 (2.62%) AWS
5 5 (2.18%) iPaaS
5 5 (2.18%) Power Platform
6 4 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.31%) OneDrive
7 3 (1.31%) PaaS
8 2 (0.87%) Canva
8 2 (0.87%) IaaS
8 2 (0.87%) MailChimp
8 2 (0.87%) Serverless
8 2 (0.87%) Trello
9 1 (0.44%) AdWords
9 1 (0.44%) GCP
9 1 (0.44%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Veeva
9 1 (0.44%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.24%) DNS
2 10 (4.37%) VLAN
3 8 (3.49%) DHCP
4 6 (2.62%) FTP
4 6 (2.62%) HTTP
4 6 (2.62%) Intranet
4 6 (2.62%) Network Security
4 6 (2.62%) SMTP
5 5 (2.18%) Internet
6 4 (1.75%) Broadband
6 4 (1.75%) Skype
6 4 (1.75%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.75%) WebEx
7 3 (1.31%) Firewall
7 3 (1.31%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.87%) MQTT
9 1 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.44%) NX-OS
9 1 (0.44%) SAN
9 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (3.93%) Relational Database
2 9 (3.93%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.18%) Power BI
3 5 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.75%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.87%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.87%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (7.86%) JIRA
2 13 (5.68%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.31%) Fiddler
3 3 (1.31%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.87%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.87%) Gradle
4 2 (0.87%) Maven
4 2 (0.87%) Postman
4 2 (0.87%) Protractor
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 114 (49.78%) French Language
2 100 (43.67%) Social Skills
3 85 (37.12%) Spanish Language
4 64 (27.95%) Italian Language
5 54 (23.58%) Finance
6 43 (18.78%) Marketing
7 37 (16.16%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (6.55%) Dutch Language
9 14 (6.11%) Presentation Skills
10 12 (5.24%) Legal
10 12 (5.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (4.80%) Law
12 8 (3.49%) Manufacturing
12 8 (3.49%) Retail
13 7 (3.06%) Automotive
13 7 (3.06%) Billing
14 6 (2.62%) Banking
14 6 (2.62%) Influencing Skills
15 5 (2.18%) Multimedia
15 5 (2.18%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 27 (11.79%) Consultant
2 25 (10.92%) Analyst
3 19 (8.30%) Technical Support
4 16 (6.99%) Developer
5 14 (6.11%) Sales Representative
6 13 (5.68%) Support Analyst
7 10 (4.37%) Architect
7 10 (4.37%) C++ Developer
7 10 (4.37%) Graduate
7 10 (4.37%) SAP Consultant
8 9 (3.93%) Applications Support
8 9 (3.93%) Project Manager
8 9 (3.93%) Recruitment Consultant
8 9 (3.93%) Software Asset Manager
8 9 (3.93%) Software Manager
8 9 (3.93%) Support Engineer
8 9 (3.93%) Team Leader
9 8 (3.49%) Support Team Leader
9 8 (3.49%) Technical Support Team Leader
9 8 (3.49%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.55%) AngularJS
1 15 (6.55%) React
2 14 (6.11%) Node.js
3 9 (3.93%) REST
4 7 (3.06%) CSS
4 7 (3.06%) HTML
5 4 (1.75%) CSS3
5 4 (1.75%) HTML5
5 4 (1.75%) React Native
5 4 (1.75%) Web Services
6 2 (0.87%) Apache Flex
6 2 (0.87%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.87%) Java EE
6 2 (0.87%) Middleware
6 2 (0.87%) RESTful
6 2 (0.87%) Spring
7 1 (0.44%) jQuery
7 1 (0.44%) JSON
7 1 (0.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.44%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.48%) Self-Motivation
2 18 (7.86%) User Experience
3 15 (6.55%) Social Media
4 11 (4.80%) Life Science
4 11 (4.80%) STB
5 8 (3.49%) Animation
5 8 (3.49%) BBC
5 8 (3.49%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.49%) Mobile App
6 7 (3.06%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (2.62%) FMCG
7 6 (2.62%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.62%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.18%) e-Learning
9 4 (1.75%) Blog
9 4 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.31%) Biotechnology
10 3 (1.31%) Renewable Energy
10 3 (1.31%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.48%) Windows
2 19 (8.30%) Linux
3 8 (3.49%) Windows 10
4 7 (3.06%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.62%) Android
6 4 (1.75%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (19.21%) Project Management
2 39 (17.03%) Computer Science
3 36 (15.72%) B2B
4 27 (11.79%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (10.92%) ERP
6 24 (10.48%) CRM
6 24 (10.48%) E-Commerce
6 24 (10.48%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (8.73%) ITIL
7 20 (8.73%) Mentoring
8 18 (7.86%) Business Development
9 16 (6.99%) Decision-Making
10 15 (6.55%) Migration
10 15 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (6.11%) Cybersecurity
11 14 (6.11%) DevOps
11 14 (6.11%) Presales
12 13 (5.68%) Risk Management
13 12 (5.24%) Emotional Intelligence
13 12 (5.24%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (11.79%) SQL
2 15 (6.55%) JavaScript
3 10 (4.37%) C++
4 7 (3.06%) ABAP
5 5 (2.18%) Java
6 4 (1.75%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.75%) Python
7 2 (0.87%) C
7 2 (0.87%) PHP
7 2 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 56 (24.45%) Degree
2 16 (6.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (5.68%) PMP
4 12 (5.24%) PMI Certification
5 9 (3.93%) MCP
6 5 (2.18%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.31%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.31%) CCNA
8 3 (1.31%) CCNP
8 3 (1.31%) JNCIS
8 3 (1.31%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.87%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.87%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.44%) AAT
10 1 (0.44%) ACCA
10 1 (0.44%) CIMA
10 1 (0.44%) CISA
10 1 (0.44%) ISEB
10 1 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (1.75%) QA
2 3 (1.31%) CDISC
3 2 (0.87%) PMO
4 1 (0.44%) GAAP
4 1 (0.44%) GDPR
4 1 (0.44%) GMP
4 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.44%) SLA
4 1 (0.44%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (6.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (3.06%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (1.75%) SCCM
3 2 (0.87%) Terraform
4 1 (0.44%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 48 (20.96%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.61%) SAP
3 16 (6.99%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (5.68%) Cisco
5 12 (5.24%) Oracle
6 9 (3.93%) Snow
7 7 (3.06%) Google
8 6 (2.62%) IFS
9 5 (2.18%) Facebook
9 5 (2.18%) YouTube
10 4 (1.75%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.31%) Apple
11 3 (1.31%) Dynatrace
11 3 (1.31%) IBM
11 3 (1.31%) Juniper
11 3 (1.31%) Splunk
12 2 (0.87%) JD Edwards
13 1 (0.44%) Ariba
13 1 (0.44%) Remedy
13 1 (0.44%) VMware