Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

German Language
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 632 678 684
Rank change year-on-year +46 +6 +27
Permanent jobs citing German Language 186 350 487
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the General category 0.65% 0.71% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 160 248 366
Median annual salary £51,500 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.44% +2.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,175 £25,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £81,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +50.00% - -7.89%

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 28,538 49,309 61,471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.52% 39.93% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 21,476 37,882 47,448
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.60% +0.45% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,950 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.95% +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +51 144 £52,500 +16.67% 48
UK excluding London +103 78 £52,500 +50.00% 31
London +53 63 £52,500 -8.70% 19
Work from Home -60 57 £51,000 -36.25% 15
East of England +99 30 £57,500 +21.05% 4
South East +92 30 £27,500 -21.43% 14
North of England +64 7 £35,000 +18.64% 5
Scotland +24 6 £28,000 +1.82% 3
Yorkshire - 5 £35,000 - 3
Midlands +50 3 £51,000 +27.50% 3
North West +53 2 £38,000 +28.81% 2
West Midlands +49 2 £51,000 +27.50% 3
South West +44 2 £68,750 +25.00% 4
East Midlands +46 1 £51,000 +85.45%

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 95 (51.08%) French Language
2 81 (43.55%) Spanish Language
3 55 (29.57%) Microsoft
4 49 (26.34%) Degree
5 45 (24.19%) Italian Language
6 36 (19.35%) Finance
7 34 (18.28%) Computer Science
8 32 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (16.67%) JIRA
10 29 (15.59%) Project Management
11 28 (15.05%) Marketing
11 28 (15.05%) Self-Motivation
12 26 (13.98%) C++
13 25 (13.44%) Linux
14 24 (12.90%) Migration
15 23 (12.37%) Windows
15 23 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (11.83%) Git (software)
16 22 (11.83%) SQL
17 20 (10.75%) SAP
17 20 (10.75%) Microsoft 365
18 19 (10.22%) ITIL
18 19 (10.22%) B2B
19 18 (9.68%) E-Commerce
20 17 (9.14%) ERP
20 17 (9.14%) Active Directory
20 17 (9.14%) Mentoring
21 16 (8.60%) QA
21 16 (8.60%) Microsoft Excel
21 16 (8.60%) Scrum

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 (5.38%) IBM Domino
1 10 (5.38%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.61%) SAS
4 2 (1.08%) Drupal
5 1 (0.54%) CMS
5 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (8.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (6.45%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.08%) SAP MM
3 2 (1.08%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.54%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.54%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.54%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.54%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.75%) Microsoft 365
2 14 (7.53%) SaaS
3 13 (6.99%) Azure
4 5 (2.69%) AWS
5 4 (2.15%) Power Platform
6 3 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.61%) iPaaS
7 2 (1.08%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.08%) PaaS
7 2 (1.08%) Serverless
8 1 (0.54%) AdWords
8 1 (0.54%) Canva
8 1 (0.54%) GCP
8 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.54%) IaaS
8 1 (0.54%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.54%) Trello
8 1 (0.54%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.45%) DNS
2 8 (4.30%) DHCP
2 8 (4.30%) Firewall
2 8 (4.30%) VLAN
3 7 (3.76%) Network Security
4 6 (3.23%) Internet
5 5 (2.69%) FTP
5 5 (2.69%) HTTP
5 5 (2.69%) Intranet
5 5 (2.69%) SMTP
6 4 (2.15%) Skype
6 4 (2.15%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.15%) WebEx
7 2 (1.08%) MQTT
8 1 (0.54%) BGP
8 1 (0.54%) LAN
8 1 (0.54%) NX-OS
8 1 (0.54%) OSPF
8 1 (0.54%) SAN
8 1 (0.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (5.38%) MySQL
3 8 (4.30%) Informix
4 7 (3.76%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.69%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.15%) Power BI
7 3 (1.61%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.08%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.54%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.54%) Big Data
9 1 (0.54%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.54%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 31 (16.67%) JIRA
2 22 (11.83%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (4.30%) C++Builder
5 2 (1.08%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.08%) Gradle
5 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.08%) Postman
5 2 (1.08%) Protractor
6 1 (0.54%) Ant
6 1 (0.54%) Maven
6 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
General
1 95 (51.08%) French Language
2 81 (43.55%) Spanish Language
3 45 (24.19%) Italian Language
4 36 (19.35%) Finance
5 28 (15.05%) Marketing
6 12 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (5.91%) Dutch Language
8 9 (4.84%) Law
9 8 (4.30%) Banking
10 6 (3.23%) Manufacturing
11 5 (2.69%) Automotive
11 5 (2.69%) Retail
12 4 (2.15%) Legal
13 3 (1.61%) Electronics
13 3 (1.61%) Slovak Language
14 2 (1.08%) Multimedia
14 2 (1.08%) Polish Language
14 2 (1.08%) Public Sector
14 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (15.59%) Developer
2 26 (13.98%) Analyst
3 25 (13.44%) C++ Developer
4 16 (8.60%) Consultant
5 15 (8.06%) Technical Support
6 12 (6.45%) Support Analyst
6 12 (6.45%) Support Engineer
7 11 (5.91%) Software Asset Manager
7 11 (5.91%) Software Developer
7 11 (5.91%) Software Manager
8 10 (5.38%) C++ Software Developer
8 10 (5.38%) SAP Consultant
9 9 (4.84%) Sales Representative
10 8 (4.30%) Support Team Leader
10 8 (4.30%) Team Leader
10 8 (4.30%) Technical Leader
10 8 (4.30%) Technical Support Team Leader
10 8 (4.30%) Technical Team Leader
11 7 (3.76%) Business Manager
11 7 (3.76%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.38%) RESTful
2 9 (4.84%) Web Services
3 5 (2.69%) AngularJS
3 5 (2.69%) React
4 4 (2.15%) CSS
4 4 (2.15%) HTML
4 4 (2.15%) Node.js
5 3 (1.61%) jQuery
6 2 (1.08%) CSS3
6 2 (1.08%) HTML5
6 2 (1.08%) REST
7 1 (0.54%) .NET
7 1 (0.54%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.54%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.54%) Dojo
7 1 (0.54%) Express
7 1 (0.54%) Middleware
7 1 (0.54%) Spring
7 1 (0.54%) Swing
7 1 (0.54%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.05%) Self-Motivation
2 23 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.91%) Social Media
4 10 (5.38%) Life Science
5 8 (4.30%) Client/Server
5 8 (4.30%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.30%) User Experience
6 7 (3.76%) Animation
6 7 (3.76%) BBC
6 7 (3.76%) STB
6 7 (3.76%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.69%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.15%) FMCG
8 4 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.15%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.61%) Biotechnology
9 3 (1.61%) Reinsurance
9 3 (1.61%) Renewable Energy
10 2 (1.08%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.44%) Linux
2 23 (12.37%) Windows
3 5 (2.69%) Android
4 4 (2.15%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.61%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.28%) Computer Science
2 32 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (15.59%) Project Management
4 24 (12.90%) Migration
5 19 (10.22%) B2B
5 19 (10.22%) ITIL
6 18 (9.68%) E-Commerce
7 17 (9.14%) ERP
7 17 (9.14%) Mentoring
8 16 (8.60%) Scrum
9 15 (8.06%) ETL
10 14 (7.53%) Asset Management
10 14 (7.53%) Business Development
10 14 (7.53%) Decision-Making
10 14 (7.53%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (6.99%) Cybersecurity
12 11 (5.91%) ITIL V3
12 11 (5.91%) Software Asset Management
12 11 (5.91%) Software Audit
12 11 (5.91%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.98%) C++
2 22 (11.83%) SQL
3 12 (6.45%) Bash Shell
3 12 (6.45%) Java
4 9 (4.84%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.69%) ABAP
6 4 (2.15%) Python
7 3 (1.61%) PHP
8 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.54%) C
9 1 (0.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 49 (26.34%) Degree
2 15 (8.06%) PMP
3 14 (7.53%) PMI Certification
4 13 (6.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (5.91%) MCP
6 5 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.15%) CCNA
7 4 (2.15%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.61%) CCNP
8 3 (1.61%) CISA
8 3 (1.61%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.08%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.54%) CFCE
10 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.54%) GCED
10 1 (0.54%) GREM
10 1 (0.54%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.54%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.54%) OSCP
10 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.60%) QA
2 3 (1.61%) CDISC
2 3 (1.61%) GDPR
2 3 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.61%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.54%) GMP
4 1 (0.54%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.54%) PMO
4 1 (0.54%) UCITS
System Software
1 17 (9.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.69%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.61%) SCCM
3 2 (1.08%) CSIRT
3 2 (1.08%) Terraform
4 1 (0.54%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 55 (29.57%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.75%) SAP
3 12 (6.45%) Cisco
4 11 (5.91%) Snow
5 10 (5.38%) IBM
5 10 (5.38%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (4.30%) Borland
7 5 (2.69%) Ceridian
7 5 (2.69%) IFS
8 4 (2.15%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.61%) Google
9 3 (1.61%) Juniper
9 3 (1.61%) Oracle
9 3 (1.61%) VMware
10 2 (1.08%) Facebook
10 2 (1.08%) YouTube
11 1 (0.54%) Ariba
11 1 (0.54%) F5
11 1 (0.54%) HubSpot
11 1 (0.54%) Splunk