Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

German Language
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 674 674 631
Rank change year-on-year 0 -43 -14
Permanent jobs citing German Language 465 558 658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.32% 0.38%
As % of the General category 0.78% 0.76% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 336 341 503
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £25,625 £25,000 £22,100
90th Percentile £83,750 £85,000 £73,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +8.57%

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 59,250 73,846 74,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.20% 42.85% 42.36%
Number of salaries quoted 45,311 55,693 59,989
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 15 January 2019.

Salary histogram for German Language in the UK

German Language
Top 15 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 15 January 2019. 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 -3 443 £46,000 +2.22% 61
London +97 301 £52,500 - 33
UK excluding London -86 153 £36,000 -5.26% 31
South East -81 77 £38,000 - 17
East of England +30 27 £30,000 -14.29% 4
North of England +10 20 £21,000 -63.48% 3
North West +5 17 £21,000 -63.48% 1
Midlands +36 15 £42,000 +31.25% 4
East Midlands +14 8 £61,250 +6.52% 3
West Midlands +31 7 £37,750 +42.45% 1
Wales -1 5 £36,000 +33.33% 3
South West -6 5 - -
Scotland +2 4 £22,500 -5.26%
Yorkshire +29 2 £30,000 -27.27% 2
North East - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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.

1 281 (60.43%) French Language
2 232 (49.89%) Degree
3 169 (36.34%) Finance
4 157 (33.76%) Computer Science
5 143 (30.75%) Spanish Language
6 138 (29.68%) Banking
7 128 (27.53%) SQL
8 121 (26.02%) Italian Language
9 98 (21.08%) Oracle
10 94 (20.22%) Wealth Management
11 93 (20.00%) SaaS
12 84 (18.06%) Asset Management
13 81 (17.42%) Java
14 78 (16.77%) Windows
15 67 (14.41%) Python
15 67 (14.41%) Problem-Solving
16 65 (13.98%) Linux
16 65 (13.98%) C++
17 64 (13.76%) SQL Server
17 64 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
18 61 (13.12%) C#
18 61 (13.12%) Microsoft
19 60 (12.90%) Decision-Making
20 59 (12.69%) Perl
21 57 (12.26%) Bash Shell
22 52 (11.18%) Project Management
23 51 (10.97%) Change Management
24 48 (10.32%) Investment Banking
25 47 (10.11%) Ruby
25 47 (10.11%) Derivative

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 46 (9.89%) Apache
1 46 (9.89%) Tomcat
2 16 (3.44%) JBoss
3 14 (3.01%) GlassFish
4 13 (2.80%) WebLogic
4 13 (2.80%) WebSphere
5 11 (2.37%) IIS
5 11 (2.37%) MQSeries
5 11 (2.37%) OpenStack
6 10 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (1.94%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.29%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.29%) WildFly
9 5 (1.08%) CMS
9 5 (1.08%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.43%) Confluence
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (3.87%) Microsoft Excel
1 18 (3.87%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.86%) Simulink
3 4 (0.86%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.22%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 46 (9.89%) thinkFolio
2 32 (6.88%) Temenos T24
3 9 (1.94%) SAP CO
3 9 (1.94%) SAP FI
3 9 (1.94%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.86%) Eze OMS
5 3 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.65%) Relativity
5 3 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.65%) SAP HCM
5 3 (0.65%) SAP Payroll
5 3 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.43%) SAP FI-AP
7 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.22%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.22%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.22%) SAP EWM
7 1 (0.22%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 93 (20.00%) SaaS
2 26 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (4.09%) IaaS
3 19 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (3.66%) PaaS
5 11 (2.37%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (1.72%) Office 365
7 3 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.43%) Asana
9 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.22%) AdWords
9 1 (0.22%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.22%) G Suite
9 1 (0.22%) Serverless
9 1 (0.22%) ServiceMax
9 1 (0.22%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 33 (7.10%) MPLS
2 31 (6.67%) Firewall
3 30 (6.45%) VPN
4 25 (5.38%) BGP
4 25 (5.38%) OSPF
5 22 (4.73%) DNS
6 18 (3.87%) WAN
7 15 (3.23%) Internet
7 15 (3.23%) TCP/IP
8 14 (3.01%) IPsec
9 13 (2.80%) Ethernet
9 13 (2.80%) IP Telephony
9 13 (2.80%) SAN
9 13 (2.80%) VoIP
10 11 (2.37%) EIGRP
10 11 (2.37%) Reverse Proxy
10 11 (2.37%) SDH
11 7 (1.51%) Skype
12 5 (1.08%) WebEx
13 4 (0.86%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (13.76%) SQL Server
2 47 (10.11%) Relational Database
3 16 (3.44%) Big Data
4 11 (2.37%) NoSQL
4 11 (2.37%) Power BI
5 8 (1.72%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.65%) Blockchain
8 3 (0.65%) MySQL
9 2 (0.43%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.43%) DB2
9 2 (0.43%) MOLAP
9 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.22%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (1.08%) CMake
2 3 (0.65%) Arquillian
2 3 (0.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.65%) IntelliJ
2 3 (0.65%) JIRA
2 3 (0.65%) Maven
3 2 (0.43%) Polyspace
3 2 (0.43%) VectorCAST
4 1 (0.22%) Ant
4 1 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.22%) Selenium
4 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.22%) WebDriver
General
1 281 (60.43%) French Language
2 169 (36.34%) Finance
3 143 (30.75%) Spanish Language
4 138 (29.68%) Banking
5 121 (26.02%) Italian Language
6 48 (10.32%) Investment Banking
7 47 (10.11%) Front Office
7 47 (10.11%) Telecoms
8 33 (7.10%) Games
9 32 (6.88%) Marketing
9 32 (6.88%) Private Banking
10 24 (5.16%) Financial Institution
11 21 (4.52%) Advertising
12 19 (4.09%) Swedish Language
13 18 (3.87%) Back Office
14 16 (3.44%) Automotive
14 16 (3.44%) Dutch Language
15 14 (3.01%) Retail
16 11 (2.37%) Billing
16 11 (2.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 80 (17.20%) Consultant
2 65 (13.98%) Analyst
3 51 (10.97%) Support Engineer
4 40 (8.60%) Applications Support
5 37 (7.96%) Applications Engineer
5 37 (7.96%) Applications Support Engineer
6 34 (7.31%) Business Analyst
6 34 (7.31%) Project Manager
7 29 (6.24%) IT Consultant
8 26 (5.59%) Operations Analyst
8 26 (5.59%) Operations Business Analyst
8 26 (5.59%) Technical Support
9 25 (5.38%) Architect
10 24 (5.16%) Senior Applications Engineer
10 24 (5.16%) Senior Applications Support
10 24 (5.16%) Senior Support Engineer
10 24 (5.16%) Treasury Business Analyst
11 22 (4.73%) Agile Business Analyst
12 20 (4.30%) Lead Business Analyst
13 18 (3.87%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (9.89%) FIX Protocol
2 26 (5.59%) Web Services
3 17 (3.66%) Java EE
4 15 (3.23%) EJB
5 14 (3.01%) MDX
6 11 (2.37%) ActiveMQ
6 11 (2.37%) EJB 3.0
6 11 (2.37%) HornetQ
6 11 (2.37%) HTML
6 11 (2.37%) Java SE
6 11 (2.37%) JMS
6 11 (2.37%) WebSphere MQ
7 8 (1.72%) CSS
8 6 (1.29%) .NET
8 6 (1.29%) REST
9 5 (1.08%) HTML5
9 5 (1.08%) LDAP
10 4 (0.86%) AngularJS
11 3 (0.65%) CSS3
11 3 (0.65%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 47 (10.11%) Derivative
2 46 (9.89%) Equities
2 46 (9.89%) Fixed Income
2 46 (9.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 46 (9.89%) Hedge funds
3 36 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (7.31%) Data Centre
5 33 (7.10%) Self-Motivation
6 32 (6.88%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.80%) Hybrid Cloud
8 12 (2.58%) Replication
9 10 (2.15%) Blog
9 10 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
10 9 (1.94%) Algorithms
10 9 (1.94%) Robotics
11 7 (1.51%) e-Learning
11 7 (1.51%) Marketing Technology
12 6 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (1.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 78 (16.77%) Windows
2 65 (13.98%) Linux
3 36 (7.74%) Unix
4 28 (6.02%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.72%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.72%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (1.08%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.65%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.43%) Android
10 2 (0.43%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.22%) SUSE
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (33.76%) Computer Science
2 94 (20.22%) Wealth Management
3 84 (18.06%) Asset Management
4 67 (14.41%) Problem-Solving
5 64 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (12.90%) Decision-Making
7 52 (11.18%) Project Management
8 51 (10.97%) Change Management
9 46 (9.89%) Investment Management
9 46 (9.89%) Software Engineering
10 44 (9.46%) Scrum
11 39 (8.39%) Analytics
11 39 (8.39%) Business Analysis
12 37 (7.96%) Presales
13 36 (7.74%) Information Security
14 33 (7.10%) ITIL
14 33 (7.10%) Portfolio Management
14 33 (7.10%) User Stories
15 32 (6.88%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 31 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 128 (27.53%) SQL
2 81 (17.42%) Java
3 67 (14.41%) Python
4 65 (13.98%) C++
5 61 (13.12%) C#
6 59 (12.69%) Perl
7 57 (12.26%) Bash Shell
8 47 (10.11%) Ruby
9 38 (8.17%) Bourne shell
9 38 (8.17%) Korn
10 18 (3.87%) Shell Script
11 16 (3.44%) C
12 15 (3.23%) PowerShell
13 10 (2.15%) JavaScript
14 9 (1.94%) AWK
14 9 (1.94%) MATLAB
14 9 (1.94%) R
15 8 (1.72%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.51%) Assembly Language
16 7 (1.51%) Scala
Qualifications
1 232 (49.89%) Degree
2 30 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (5.38%) CCNP
4 22 (4.73%) Master's Degree
5 19 (4.09%) SAFe Agilist
6 16 (3.44%) CCNA
7 14 (3.01%) CCIE
8 13 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
9 11 (2.37%) CCIP
10 9 (1.94%) PMI Certification
11 8 (1.72%) AWS Certification
11 8 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (1.29%) PMP
13 4 (0.86%) CISM
13 4 (0.86%) CISSP
13 4 (0.86%) MCP
14 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.65%) PhD
15 2 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
15 2 (0.43%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (10.11%) QA
2 13 (2.80%) SLA
3 9 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 8 (1.72%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.72%) PMO
5 6 (1.29%) SEPA
6 5 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (1.08%) JTAG
7 4 (0.86%) GDPR
8 3 (0.65%) PSD2
8 3 (0.65%) TARGET2
9 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.22%) EMIR
9 1 (0.22%) ISO 26262
9 1 (0.22%) MiFID
9 1 (0.22%) MISRA
System Software
1 26 (5.59%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.52%) Hyper-V
3 10 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.43%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.43%) vSphere
5 2 (0.43%) XenApp
5 2 (0.43%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (3.87%) Puppet
2 11 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.51%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (0.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 98 (21.08%) Oracle
2 61 (13.12%) Microsoft
3 46 (9.89%) Bloomberg
3 46 (9.89%) FXall
3 46 (9.89%) MarketAxess
3 46 (9.89%) Reuters
3 46 (9.89%) Tradeweb
4 33 (7.10%) Cisco
5 31 (6.67%) Avaloq
5 31 (6.67%) Eze Software Group
5 31 (6.67%) ION Trading
6 23 (4.95%) SAP
7 22 (4.73%) Citrix
8 20 (4.30%) VMware
9 16 (3.44%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (2.80%) Cadence
11 12 (2.58%) IBM
12 9 (1.94%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.94%) Tableau
13 7 (1.51%) Nokia