Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

German Language
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 750 604 678
Rank change year-on-year -146 +74 +9
Permanent jobs citing German Language 283 95 457
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.19% 0.32%
As % of the General category 0.40% 0.37% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 112 77 297
10th Percentile £25,000 £29,350 £25,750
25th Percentile £29,375 £36,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £51,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% -11.30% +35.29%
75th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £83,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.54% +2.50% +5.26%

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 70,425 25,525 78,804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 58.17% 51.96% 55.75%
Number of salaries quoted 43,250 20,271 59,913
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,500 £41,625 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +9.52% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £96,250 £90,000
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 20 September 2021.

Salary histogram for German Language in the UK

German Language
Top 14 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 20 September 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 -139 258 £41,250 -17.50% 63
UK excluding London -136 132 £37,500 -8.54% 36
London -148 124 £45,000 -18.18% 29
South East -92 83 £38,250 -5.56% 8
Work from Home -223 70 £60,000 +17.65% 20
East of England -77 15 £70,000 +27.27% 8
North of England -105 15 £31,250 -10.71% 9
Midlands -107 14 £25,500 -50.00% 5
Yorkshire -97 9 £35,000 - 4
West Midlands -91 8 £59,500 +16.67% 1
East Midlands -70 6 £25,000 -31.97% 4
North West -88 6 £27,500 -24.14% 5
Scotland -88 4 £27,500 -1.79% 5
South West -88 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 166 (58.66%) French Language
2 153 (54.06%) Social Skills
3 127 (44.88%) Spanish Language
4 111 (39.22%) Degree
5 102 (36.04%) Italian Language
6 86 (30.39%) Computer Science
7 73 (25.80%) SaaS
8 67 (23.67%) Project Management
9 62 (21.91%) Analytical Skills
10 58 (20.49%) Life Science
11 56 (19.79%) Computer Science Degree
12 55 (19.43%) Veeva
12 55 (19.43%) SQL
12 55 (19.43%) Microsoft
13 50 (17.67%) Agile Software Development
14 41 (14.49%) Microsoft Office
15 39 (13.78%) Presentation Skills
16 38 (13.43%) Validation
17 35 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
18 30 (10.60%) Finance
18 30 (10.60%) Marketing
19 28 (9.89%) Oracle
20 27 (9.54%) Content Management
20 27 (9.54%) Mentoring
20 27 (9.54%) Analytics
21 26 (9.19%) Salesforce.com
21 26 (9.19%) Self-Motivation
22 25 (8.83%) SAP
23 23 (8.13%) SharePoint
23 23 (8.13%) Pharmaceutical

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 23 (8.13%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.30%) Documentum
3 5 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.41%) Apache
5 3 (1.06%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.06%) SAS
6 2 (0.71%) CMS
6 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.71%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.35%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.35%) Confluence
7 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 41 (14.49%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.41%) Figma
4 4 (1.41%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (5.30%) TrackWise
2 3 (1.06%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.71%) Infor LN
3 2 (0.71%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 73 (25.80%) SaaS
2 55 (19.43%) Veeva
3 8 (2.83%) Power Platform
4 7 (2.47%) Azure
4 7 (2.47%) Microsoft 365
5 6 (2.12%) AWS
6 4 (1.41%) GCP
6 4 (1.41%) iPaaS
7 3 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.06%) PaaS
7 3 (1.06%) Slack
8 2 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.71%) Canva
8 2 (0.71%) GitHub
8 2 (0.71%) IaaS
9 1 (0.35%) Heroku
9 1 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.35%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.59%) WAN
2 12 (4.24%) SD-WAN
3 9 (3.18%) Broadband
4 7 (2.47%) LAN
4 7 (2.47%) VPN
5 6 (2.12%) BGP
5 6 (2.12%) Firewall
5 6 (2.12%) IP Telephony
5 6 (2.12%) IPsec
5 6 (2.12%) MPLS
5 6 (2.12%) OSPF
5 6 (2.12%) VoIP
5 6 (2.12%) WLAN
6 5 (1.77%) DNS
6 5 (1.77%) Intranet
6 5 (1.77%) VLAN
7 4 (1.41%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.06%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.35%) 4G
9 1 (0.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.18%) Tableau
2 8 (2.83%) Power BI
3 6 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.77%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.06%) Apache Hive
5 3 (1.06%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.06%) Impala
6 2 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.71%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.71%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.35%) Big Data
7 1 (0.35%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.35%) Cloud Spanner
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.59%) JIRA
2 10 (3.53%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.06%) Fiddler
4 2 (0.71%) Maven
4 2 (0.71%) webpack
5 1 (0.35%) DBeaver
5 1 (0.35%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.35%) PyCharm
General
1 166 (58.66%) French Language
2 153 (54.06%) Social Skills
3 127 (44.88%) Spanish Language
4 102 (36.04%) Italian Language
5 62 (21.91%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (13.78%) Presentation Skills
7 30 (10.60%) Finance
7 30 (10.60%) Marketing
8 23 (8.13%) Pharmaceutical
9 18 (6.36%) Publishing
10 16 (5.65%) Dutch Language
11 14 (4.95%) Manufacturing
12 13 (4.59%) Retail
13 11 (3.89%) Telecoms
14 10 (3.53%) Organisational Skills
15 9 (3.18%) Legal
16 8 (2.83%) Billing
16 8 (2.83%) Portuguese Language
17 6 (2.12%) Multimedia
18 5 (1.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (21.20%) Consultant
2 50 (17.67%) Analyst
3 32 (11.31%) Senior Consultant
4 29 (10.25%) Implementation Consultant
5 20 (7.07%) Senior Implementation Consultant
6 19 (6.71%) Developer
6 19 (6.71%) Project Manager
7 17 (6.01%) Support Analyst
8 13 (4.59%) Technical Support
9 12 (4.24%) Service Analyst
9 12 (4.24%) Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (3.89%) Applications Support
10 11 (3.89%) Designer
10 11 (3.89%) Senior Designer
10 11 (3.89%) Senior UX Designer
10 11 (3.89%) Technical Analyst
10 11 (3.89%) Technical Support Analyst
10 11 (3.89%) UI Designer
10 11 (3.89%) UI/UX Designer
10 11 (3.89%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.07%) Web Services
2 10 (3.53%) AngularJS
3 8 (2.83%) Node.js
3 8 (2.83%) REST
4 6 (2.12%) React
5 5 (1.77%) CSS
5 5 (1.77%) HTML
6 4 (1.41%) CSS3
6 4 (1.41%) Hibernate
6 4 (1.41%) HTML5
6 4 (1.41%) React Native
7 3 (1.06%) Django
7 3 (1.06%) Flask
7 3 (1.06%) JPA
7 3 (1.06%) Vert.x
8 2 (0.71%) OLE
8 2 (0.71%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (0.71%) Vue.js
8 2 (0.71%) Vuex
9 1 (0.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 58 (20.49%) Life Science
2 26 (9.19%) Self-Motivation
3 23 (8.13%) Management Information System
3 23 (8.13%) User Experience
4 17 (6.01%) Biotechnology
4 17 (6.01%) Pharmacovigilance
5 11 (3.89%) Social Media
6 9 (3.18%) STB
7 6 (2.12%) Animation
7 6 (2.12%) BBC
7 6 (2.12%) PKI
7 6 (2.12%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.77%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.41%) FMCG
9 4 (1.41%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.06%) Blog
10 3 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.06%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.71%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.77%) Windows
2 12 (4.24%) Windows 10
3 10 (3.53%) Linux
4 7 (2.47%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.77%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.41%) Android
6 4 (1.41%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.71%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (30.39%) Computer Science
2 67 (23.67%) Project Management
3 50 (17.67%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (13.43%) Validation
5 35 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (9.54%) Analytics
6 27 (9.54%) Content Management
6 27 (9.54%) Mentoring
7 22 (7.77%) CRM
8 20 (7.07%) Customer Requirements
8 20 (7.07%) Decision-Making
8 20 (7.07%) Presales
9 18 (6.36%) Requirements Workshops
10 17 (6.01%) B2B
11 16 (5.65%) Data Analysis
11 16 (5.65%) E-Commerce
11 16 (5.65%) ERP
11 16 (5.65%) Project Planning
12 15 (5.30%) Document Management
12 15 (5.30%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (19.43%) SQL
2 14 (4.95%) Python
3 12 (4.24%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.83%) VBA
5 7 (2.47%) C
5 7 (2.47%) Java
6 6 (2.12%) C++
7 5 (1.77%) R
8 3 (1.06%) Java 8
8 3 (1.06%) PHP
8 3 (1.06%) Ruby
9 2 (0.71%) Cypher
9 2 (0.71%) Perl
9 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.71%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.35%) Google Apps Script
10 1 (0.35%) SOQL
10 1 (0.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 111 (39.22%) Degree
2 56 (19.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (4.24%) PMI Certification
3 12 (4.24%) PMP
4 7 (2.47%) PhD
5 6 (2.12%) CCNA
5 6 (2.12%) CCNP
5 6 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.12%) Master's Degree
6 5 (1.77%) MBA
7 4 (1.41%) CCA
7 4 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (1.41%) MCSA
7 4 (1.41%) MCSE
7 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.06%) MCP
9 2 (0.71%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.35%) APMP
10 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.24%) SLA
2 9 (3.18%) CDISC
3 7 (2.47%) QA
4 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.71%) PSD2
5 1 (0.35%) GAAP
5 1 (0.35%) GDPR
5 1 (0.35%) PMO
5 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (7.07%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.47%) Docker
3 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (2.12%) SCCM
2 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (1.41%) WSUS
4 1 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 55 (19.43%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.89%) Oracle
3 26 (9.19%) Salesforce.com
4 25 (8.83%) SAP
5 19 (6.71%) Citrix
6 16 (5.65%) Workday
7 15 (5.30%) OpenText
8 9 (3.18%) Google
8 9 (3.18%) ServiceNow
9 7 (2.47%) Cisco
10 6 (2.12%) Apple
10 6 (2.12%) Remedy
11 5 (1.77%) Cadence
11 5 (1.77%) Veeam
11 5 (1.77%) VMware
12 4 (1.41%) Instagram
13 3 (1.06%) Atlassian
13 3 (1.06%) Dynatrace
13 3 (1.06%) IFS
13 3 (1.06%) Snow