Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

German Language
UK
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 697 722 703
Rank change year-on-year +25 -19 -40
Permanent jobs citing German Language 295 434 535
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.29% 0.30%
As % of the General category 0.63% 0.73% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 224 318 390
Median annual salary £43,250 £46,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.49% +3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £85,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 46,714 59,809 76,408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.07% 40.37% 43.13%
Number of salaries quoted 35,444 45,303 59,814
Median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.64% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 4 April 2020.

Salary histogram for German Language in the UK

German Language
Top 13 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 4 April 2020. 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 +8 265 £44,000 -4.35% 40
London -36 149 £50,000 -4.76% 18
UK excluding London +81 130 £35,000 - 23
South East +46 61 £35,000 -7.89% 11
East of England +61 23 £47,500 +90.00% 2
Work from Home +14 23 £43,750 -12.50% 2
Scotland +45 17 £27,500 - 1
South West +47 12 £55,000 - 2
Midlands +38 10 £22,500 -35.71% 3
North of England +55 8 £22,500 -33.82% 4
North West +33 8 £22,500 -25.62% 3
West Midlands +53 5 £46,750 +70.00% 2
East Midlands +27 5 £22,500 -35.71% 1

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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.

1 121 (41.02%) French Language
2 74 (25.08%) Italian Language
3 73 (24.75%) Spanish Language
4 67 (22.71%) Degree
5 53 (17.97%) Microsoft
6 44 (14.92%) Creative Thinking
7 42 (14.24%) Finance
8 41 (13.90%) SQL
9 38 (12.88%) Salesforce.com
10 36 (12.20%) Computer Science
11 33 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (11.19%) Self-Motivation
12 31 (10.51%) Dutch Language
12 31 (10.51%) Presales
13 30 (10.17%) Project Management
14 29 (9.83%) SQL Server
15 28 (9.49%) Business Development
16 27 (9.15%) Asset Management
17 26 (8.81%) Problem-Solving
18 25 (8.47%) IT Strategy
18 25 (8.47%) Oracle
18 25 (8.47%) SaaS
19 23 (7.80%) Windows
19 23 (7.80%) Linux
20 22 (7.46%) ITIL
20 22 (7.46%) Java
21 21 (7.12%) Product Management
22 20 (6.78%) Data Centre
22 20 (6.78%) DNA
23 19 (6.44%) Waterfall

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 6 (2.03%) Apache
1 6 (2.03%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.02%) IIS
3 2 (0.68%) Confluence
4 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (4.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (4.07%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.36%) Windchill
4 3 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.34%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.03%) thinkFolio
2 4 (1.36%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.02%) Eloqua
3 3 (1.02%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (1.02%) SAP HCM
3 3 (1.02%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.68%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.68%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.68%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.34%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.34%) Line 50
5 1 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.34%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.34%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.34%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.47%) SaaS
2 9 (3.05%) Azure
3 7 (2.37%) AWS
4 4 (1.36%) Force.com
5 3 (1.02%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.68%) GCP
6 2 (0.68%) GitHub
6 2 (0.68%) Office 365
7 1 (0.34%) IaaS
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle CX
7 1 (0.34%) PaaS
7 1 (0.34%) Serverless
7 1 (0.34%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.05%) BGP
1 9 (3.05%) MPLS
1 9 (3.05%) OSPF
1 9 (3.05%) WAN
2 8 (2.71%) Internet
2 8 (2.71%) IP Telephony
2 8 (2.71%) IPsec
3 7 (2.37%) Firewall
4 5 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.69%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.02%) DNS
5 3 (1.02%) LAN
5 3 (1.02%) Wireless
5 3 (1.02%) Wireless Security
6 2 (0.68%) Converged Networks
6 2 (0.68%) DHCP
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.34%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.34%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.69%) Big Data
3 2 (0.68%) MySQL
3 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2019
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (3.73%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.05%) Selenium
3 4 (1.36%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.36%) JIRA
3 4 (1.36%) JUnit
3 4 (1.36%) Subversion
4 3 (1.02%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.68%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.68%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 121 (41.02%) French Language
2 74 (25.08%) Italian Language
3 73 (24.75%) Spanish Language
4 42 (14.24%) Finance
5 31 (10.51%) Dutch Language
6 16 (5.42%) Telecoms
7 15 (5.08%) Marketing
7 15 (5.08%) Retail
8 14 (4.75%) Banking
9 13 (4.41%) Polish Language
9 13 (4.41%) Portuguese Language
10 10 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (3.39%) Swedish Language
11 9 (3.05%) Front Office
11 9 (3.05%) Manufacturing
12 6 (2.03%) Investment Banking
13 5 (1.69%) Law
13 5 (1.69%) Music Industry
13 5 (1.69%) Publishing
14 4 (1.36%) Finnish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (13.56%) Support Engineer
2 35 (11.86%) Analyst
3 28 (9.49%) Consultant
4 24 (8.14%) Business Development Director
4 24 (8.14%) Development Director
5 21 (7.12%) Developer
6 18 (6.10%) IT Support
7 17 (5.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 17 (5.76%) Support Analyst
8 14 (4.75%) Applications Support
8 14 (4.75%) Support Technician
9 13 (4.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 13 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 12 (4.07%) IT Support Technician
10 12 (4.07%) IT Technician
10 12 (4.07%) Software Asset Manager
10 12 (4.07%) Software Manager
11 11 (3.73%) Graduate
12 10 (3.39%) Systems Developer
12 10 (3.39%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.05%) Middleware
2 8 (2.71%) .NET
2 8 (2.71%) HTML
3 7 (2.37%) Web Services
4 6 (2.03%) .NET Framework
4 6 (2.03%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (2.03%) REST
4 6 (2.03%) XML
5 5 (1.69%) SOAP
6 4 (1.36%) CSS
6 4 (1.36%) jQuery
7 2 (0.68%) Java EE
8 1 (0.34%) COM
8 1 (0.34%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.34%) JNI
8 1 (0.34%) JSON
8 1 (0.34%) LINQ
8 1 (0.34%) Node.js
8 1 (0.34%) WCF
8 1 (0.34%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.19%) Self-Motivation
2 20 (6.78%) Data Centre
3 16 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.07%) Life Science
5 9 (3.05%) Reinsurance
6 8 (2.71%) Derivative
6 8 (2.71%) Fixed Income
6 8 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (2.71%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.03%) Equities
7 6 (2.03%) Hedge funds
7 6 (2.03%) User Experience
8 5 (1.69%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.36%) Blog
10 3 (1.02%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.68%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.68%) Cybercrime
11 2 (0.68%) EMC VMAX
11 2 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.68%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.80%) Linux
1 23 (7.80%) Windows
2 6 (2.03%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.69%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.36%) Android
4 4 (1.36%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.02%) Unix
6 2 (0.68%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.68%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.34%) AIX
7 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.34%) IRIX
7 1 (0.34%) Solaris
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (14.92%) Creative Thinking
2 36 (12.20%) Computer Science
3 33 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (10.51%) Presales
5 30 (10.17%) Project Management
6 28 (9.49%) Business Development
7 27 (9.15%) Asset Management
8 26 (8.81%) Problem-Solving
9 25 (8.47%) IT Strategy
10 22 (7.46%) ITIL
11 21 (7.12%) Product Management
12 20 (6.78%) DNA
13 19 (6.44%) Waterfall
14 18 (6.10%) Decision-Making
15 16 (5.42%) Cybersecurity
16 15 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
16 15 (5.08%) Scrum
16 15 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
17 14 (4.75%) CRM
17 14 (4.75%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 41 (13.90%) SQL
2 22 (7.46%) Java
3 18 (6.10%) C#
4 15 (5.08%) C++
5 13 (4.41%) Python
6 10 (3.39%) JavaScript
6 10 (3.39%) Perl
7 7 (2.37%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.37%) Ruby
8 6 (2.03%) Bourne shell
8 6 (2.03%) Korn
9 5 (1.69%) C
9 5 (1.69%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.68%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.68%) VBA
11 1 (0.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.34%) Go
11 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 67 (22.71%) Degree
2 17 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (4.41%) CCNA
4 12 (4.07%) MCP
4 12 (4.07%) PMI Certification
4 12 (4.07%) PMP
5 10 (3.39%) CCNP
6 9 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (3.05%) MBA
7 8 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.69%) Master's Degree
8 5 (1.69%) MCAD
8 5 (1.69%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (1.36%) CCIE
9 4 (1.36%) CCSA
10 2 (0.68%) MCSE
10 2 (0.68%) PhD
10 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.69%) SLA
2 4 (1.36%) QA
3 2 (0.68%) Basel II
3 2 (0.68%) Basel III
3 2 (0.68%) GAAP
3 2 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.34%) GDPR
4 1 (0.34%) ITGC
4 1 (0.34%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (2.71%) Active Directory
1 8 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.02%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.68%) Docker
3 2 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.34%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (5.42%) SCCM
2 4 (1.36%) PTC Integrity
2 4 (1.36%) Puppet
3 3 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.68%) Ansible
4 2 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.34%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 53 (17.97%) Microsoft
2 38 (12.88%) Salesforce.com
3 25 (8.47%) Oracle
4 15 (5.08%) Cisco
5 14 (4.75%) VMware
6 12 (4.07%) SAP
6 12 (4.07%) Snow
7 7 (2.37%) Bloomberg
7 7 (2.37%) Reuters
8 6 (2.03%) Citrix
8 6 (2.03%) Eze Software Group
8 6 (2.03%) FXall
8 6 (2.03%) ION Trading
8 6 (2.03%) MarketAxess
8 6 (2.03%) Tradeweb
9 5 (1.69%) WorldPay
10 4 (1.36%) Adobe
10 4 (1.36%) PTC
11 3 (1.02%) EMC
11 3 (1.02%) Marketo