Period
to 18 September 2018

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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

German Language
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 673 655 647
Rank change year-on-year -18 -8 0
Permanent jobs citing German Language 549 622 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.35% 0.38%
As % of the General category 0.79% 0.80% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 421 409 613
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £21,700
90th Percentile £78,750 £85,000 £69,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -6.67%

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 69,183 77,543 83,600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.24% 43.97% 43.42%
Number of salaries quoted 53,137 56,521 68,432
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% - +3.53%

German Language
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for German Language in the UK

German Language
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing German Language.

Salary trend for German Language in the UK

German Language
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing German Language over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for German Language in the UK

German Language
Top 16 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 18 September 2018. 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 -9 516 £42,500 +1.19% 71
London +20 277 £50,000 -13.04% 23
UK excluding London -18 258 £38,000 +8.57% 49
South East -25 150 £35,000 -7.89% 17
East of England +28 34 £40,000 +56.86% 5
Midlands +15 23 £46,250 +74.53% 15
South West +4 17 £18,000 -48.57% 1
West Midlands +18 16 £40,000 +50.94% 11
Scotland +4 15 £19,000 -15.56%
North of England -21 14 £30,000 +17.65% 10
North West -15 8 £29,000 +13.73% 7
East Midlands +12 7 £65,000 +13.04% 4
Yorkshire +22 4 £31,000 -27.06% 1
Wales +2 4 £36,000 +46.94%
North East - 2 - - 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £70,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, 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.

1 304 (55.37%) French Language
2 244 (44.44%) Degree
3 178 (32.42%) Italian Language
4 158 (28.78%) Spanish Language
5 138 (25.14%) SQL
6 137 (24.95%) Finance
7 129 (23.50%) Microsoft
8 124 (22.59%) Computer Science
9 106 (19.31%) Windows
10 104 (18.94%) Banking
11 94 (17.12%) Java
12 83 (15.12%) SQL Server
13 81 (14.75%) Project Management
14 80 (14.57%) Linux
15 79 (14.39%) Oracle
16 78 (14.21%) Presales
17 76 (13.84%) SaaS
18 74 (13.48%) Telecoms
19 67 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
20 65 (11.84%) Marketing
21 64 (11.66%) Unix
22 63 (11.48%) Perl
22 63 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
23 62 (11.29%) Cisco
23 62 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
24 57 (10.38%) Microsoft Office
25 56 (10.20%) Asset Management
25 56 (10.20%) Windows Server
26 54 (9.84%) Data Centre
26 54 (9.84%) Python

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 43 (7.83%) Apache
1 43 (7.83%) Tomcat
2 25 (4.55%) IIS
3 16 (2.91%) MQSeries
3 16 (2.91%) WebSphere
4 12 (2.19%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.00%) JBoss
6 9 (1.64%) Confluence
6 9 (1.64%) OpenStack
7 8 (1.46%) GlassFish
7 8 (1.46%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.09%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.91%) SAS
11 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.36%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.18%) CMS
12 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.18%) WildFly
Applications
1 57 (10.38%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (8.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (5.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.36%) SPSS
6 2 (0.36%) Stata
Business Applications
1 43 (7.83%) thinkFolio
2 5 (0.91%) NetSuite
2 5 (0.91%) SAP Business One
3 3 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.18%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP FI-AP
4 1 (0.18%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 76 (13.84%) SaaS
2 49 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 17 (3.10%) IaaS
6 14 (2.55%) PaaS
7 8 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (1.28%) Office 365
9 5 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.73%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.36%) Asana
12 1 (0.18%) Force.com
12 1 (0.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 1 (0.18%) ServiceMax
12 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.01%) Wireless
2 30 (5.46%) MPLS
3 29 (5.28%) BGP
4 27 (4.92%) DNS
4 27 (4.92%) OSPF
5 25 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 21 (3.83%) WebEx
7 19 (3.46%) WAN
8 15 (2.73%) IPsec
8 15 (2.73%) VPN
9 14 (2.55%) Ethernet
9 14 (2.55%) Firewall
9 14 (2.55%) Internet
9 14 (2.55%) SAN
10 13 (2.37%) IP Telephony
10 13 (2.37%) Unified Communications
11 12 (2.19%) EIGRP
11 12 (2.19%) SDH
12 11 (2.00%) Wireless Security
13 10 (1.82%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (15.12%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.46%) Big Data
3 13 (2.37%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.46%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (1.28%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.09%) MySQL
7 5 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (0.91%) Power BI
8 4 (0.73%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.55%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.36%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.18%) QlikView
11 1 (0.18%) SAS EBI
11 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (2.19%) JIRA
2 9 (1.64%) Ant
3 8 (1.46%) Subversion
4 7 (1.28%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.36%) Maven
6 1 (0.18%) Arquillian
6 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.18%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.18%) JUnit
6 1 (0.18%) MSTest
6 1 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 304 (55.37%) French Language
2 178 (32.42%) Italian Language
3 158 (28.78%) Spanish Language
4 137 (24.95%) Finance
5 104 (18.94%) Banking
6 74 (13.48%) Telecoms
7 65 (11.84%) Marketing
8 44 (8.01%) Front Office
9 34 (6.19%) Retail
10 31 (5.65%) Investment Banking
11 30 (5.46%) Dutch Language
11 30 (5.46%) Mandarin Language
12 29 (5.28%) Manufacturing
13 22 (4.01%) Pharmaceutical
14 18 (3.28%) Portuguese Language
14 18 (3.28%) Russian Language
15 17 (3.10%) Swedish Language
16 14 (2.55%) Automotive
17 12 (2.19%) Billing
18 10 (1.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 72 (13.11%) Support Engineer
2 69 (12.57%) Consultant
3 68 (12.39%) Analyst
4 62 (11.29%) Applications Support
5 61 (11.11%) Architect
6 54 (9.84%) Technical Support
7 48 (8.74%) Support Analyst
8 46 (8.38%) Solutions Architect
9 43 (7.83%) Applications Engineer
9 43 (7.83%) Applications Support Engineer
10 30 (5.46%) Technical Architect
11 26 (4.74%) Technical Solutions Architect
12 24 (4.37%) Cloud Architect
12 24 (4.37%) Project Manager
13 23 (4.19%) Technical Analyst
14 22 (4.01%) Developer
14 22 (4.01%) Technical Support Analyst
15 19 (3.46%) Cloud Solutions Architect
15 19 (3.46%) IT Support
16 17 (3.10%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (7.83%) FIX Protocol
2 32 (5.83%) XML
3 29 (5.28%) HTML
4 25 (4.55%) Web Services
5 17 (3.10%) Java EE
6 15 (2.73%) .NET
7 13 (2.37%) J2EE
7 13 (2.37%) LDAP
8 9 (1.64%) EJB
8 9 (1.64%) MDX
9 8 (1.46%) ActiveMQ
9 8 (1.46%) CSS
9 8 (1.46%) EJB 3.0
9 8 (1.46%) HornetQ
9 8 (1.46%) Java SE
9 8 (1.46%) JMS
9 8 (1.46%) JSP
9 8 (1.46%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (1.09%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.73%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 124 (22.59%) Computer Science
2 63 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (9.84%) Data Centre
4 45 (8.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 43 (7.83%) Derivative
5 43 (7.83%) Equities
5 43 (7.83%) Fixed Income
5 43 (7.83%) Hedge funds
5 43 (7.83%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (3.28%) Life Science
7 17 (3.10%) EMC VMAX
8 12 (2.19%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (2.00%) Fintech
9 11 (2.00%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.82%) Replication
11 8 (1.46%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.46%) User Experience
11 8 (1.46%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 106 (19.31%) Windows
2 80 (14.57%) Linux
3 64 (11.66%) Unix
4 56 (10.20%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.64%) AIX
6 9 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.91%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.91%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.73%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.55%) Android
10 3 (0.55%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.18%) SUSE
12 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (14.75%) Project Management
2 78 (14.21%) Presales
3 67 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
4 56 (10.20%) Asset Management
5 51 (9.29%) Decision-Making
6 48 (8.74%) ITIL
7 46 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (8.38%) Analytics
8 43 (7.83%) Wealth Management
9 37 (6.74%) CRM
10 34 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (5.65%) Investment Management
12 29 (5.28%) ERP
13 28 (5.10%) E-Commerce
14 27 (4.92%) Network Design
14 27 (4.92%) Technical Architecture
15 25 (4.55%) Business Development
15 25 (4.55%) Service Management
16 24 (4.37%) Change Management
17 22 (4.01%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 138 (25.14%) SQL
2 94 (17.12%) Java
3 63 (11.48%) Perl
4 54 (9.84%) Python
5 52 (9.47%) C++
6 51 (9.29%) Bash Shell
6 51 (9.29%) C#
7 44 (8.01%) Ruby
8 43 (7.83%) Bourne shell
8 43 (7.83%) Korn
9 35 (6.38%) JavaScript
10 18 (3.28%) Shell Script
11 15 (2.73%) PowerShell
12 10 (1.82%) C
13 8 (1.46%) R
14 7 (1.28%) Scala
15 6 (1.09%) AWK
16 5 (0.91%) VBA
17 4 (0.73%) MATLAB
18 3 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 244 (44.44%) Degree
2 62 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (8.74%) CCNA
4 43 (7.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 40 (7.29%) CCIE
6 28 (5.10%) CCNP
7 27 (4.92%) CCIE Data Center
8 26 (4.74%) CCIE Service Provider
9 18 (3.28%) Master's Degree
9 18 (3.28%) VCAP
10 17 (3.10%) EMC Certification
10 17 (3.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 16 (2.91%) VCDX
12 12 (2.19%) CCIP
13 9 (1.64%) PMI Certification
13 9 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (1.09%) AWS Certification
14 6 (1.09%) CREST Certified
15 5 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.91%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.91%) SLA
2 14 (2.55%) QA
3 9 (1.64%) PMO
4 6 (1.09%) GDPR
5 5 (0.91%) COBIT
5 5 (0.91%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.91%) GAMP
6 4 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.55%) IFRS
7 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.36%) SEPA
9 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.18%) EMIR
9 1 (0.18%) MiFID
System Software
1 37 (6.74%) Active Directory
2 30 (5.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.91%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.55%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.55%) vSphere
6 2 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.36%) XenApp
6 2 (0.36%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.36%) XenServer
7 1 (0.18%) Docker
7 1 (0.18%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (3.10%) Puppet
2 9 (1.64%) Red Hat Satellite
3 8 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.18%) Ansible
5 1 (0.18%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.18%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 129 (23.50%) Microsoft
2 79 (14.39%) Oracle
3 62 (11.29%) Cisco
4 54 (9.84%) VMware
5 43 (7.83%) Bloomberg
5 43 (7.83%) FXall
5 43 (7.83%) MarketAxess
5 43 (7.83%) Reuters
5 43 (7.83%) Tradeweb
6 40 (7.29%) Citrix
7 32 (5.83%) EMC
7 32 (5.83%) Google
8 29 (5.28%) Dell
8 29 (5.28%) Splunk
9 28 (5.10%) F5
9 28 (5.10%) NetApp
9 28 (5.10%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (2.55%) SAP
11 11 (2.00%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.64%) IBM