Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

German Language
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 699 672 606
Rank change year-on-year -27 -66 +21
Permanent jobs citing German Language 536 575 870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the General category 0.73% 0.81% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 373 446 652
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £24,300 £23,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £67,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.65% -2.86%

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 73,649 71,081 90,906
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.52% 41.50% 44.41%
Number of salaries quoted 57,721 57,121 73,804
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% - +1.18%

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 22 April 2018.

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 22 April 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 -28 512 £42,500 - 102
UK excluding London -89 278 £35,000 -12.50% 77
London +23 236 £52,500 +16.67% 32
South East -48 172 £35,000 -22.22% 28
North of England -5 40 £32,500 +4.00% 14
North West -4 37 £34,750 +11.20% 6
East of England -12 32 £39,500 +12.86% 7
South West -20 14 £55,000 -15.38% 4
Midlands -12 13 £37,500 +7.14% 17
West Midlands -7 12 £40,000 +59.20% 9
Wales +8 5 £22,500 +15.38%
Scotland -39 2 £19,000 - 6
North East - 2 - -
East Midlands -1 1 £21,000 -44.00% 8
Yorkshire - 1 £25,000 - 8

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 249 (46.46%) French Language
2 176 (32.84%) Degree
3 165 (30.78%) Finance
4 128 (23.88%) Microsoft
5 121 (22.57%) Windows
6 112 (20.90%) Italian Language
7 110 (20.52%) Spanish Language
8 106 (19.78%) Project Management
9 105 (19.59%) SQL
10 88 (16.42%) Banking
11 84 (15.67%) Computer Science
12 82 (15.30%) Linux
13 78 (14.55%) Presales
13 78 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
14 76 (14.18%) Oracle
14 76 (14.18%) Cisco
15 71 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
16 69 (12.87%) ITIL
17 68 (12.69%) Java
18 63 (11.75%) VMware
19 62 (11.57%) Microsoft Office
20 61 (11.38%) SaaS
21 57 (10.63%) SQL Server
21 57 (10.63%) Unix
22 52 (9.70%) Windows Server
23 49 (9.14%) Marketing
24 48 (8.96%) Manufacturing
25 47 (8.77%) Self-Motivation
26 45 (8.40%) F5
26 45 (8.40%) ERP

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 22 (4.10%) IIS
2 19 (3.54%) Apache
2 19 (3.54%) Tomcat
3 17 (3.17%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.68%) Skype for Business
4 9 (1.68%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.31%) IBM Notes
6 5 (0.93%) MQSeries
6 5 (0.93%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.75%) Confluence
7 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.75%) JBoss
7 4 (0.75%) Predix
7 4 (0.75%) SAS
7 4 (0.75%) ThingWorx
7 4 (0.75%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.19%) nginx
Applications
1 62 (11.57%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (5.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (3.17%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.56%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 19 (3.54%) thinkFolio
2 9 (1.68%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (1.49%) Eikon
4 6 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.93%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.93%) SAP MM
6 4 (0.75%) CSG Singleview
6 4 (0.75%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.75%) SAP VC
7 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.56%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.56%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.56%) SAP PP
8 2 (0.37%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.19%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.19%) SAP MDG
9 1 (0.19%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 61 (11.38%) SaaS
2 40 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
5 19 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (2.24%) Office 365
7 10 (1.87%) IaaS
8 8 (1.49%) PaaS
9 2 (0.37%) Dropbox
9 2 (0.37%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.53%) Internet
2 33 (6.16%) Wireless
3 28 (5.22%) Firewall
4 16 (2.99%) Sourcefire
5 13 (2.43%) DNS
5 13 (2.43%) Unified Communications
6 12 (2.24%) DHCP
6 12 (2.24%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.68%) Wireless Security
8 8 (1.49%) WebEx
9 7 (1.31%) VPN
10 4 (0.75%) 5G
10 4 (0.75%) H.323
10 4 (0.75%) Skype
10 4 (0.75%) SSL
11 3 (0.56%) BGP
11 3 (0.56%) ISDN
11 3 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (0.56%) SS7
11 3 (0.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.48%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.05%) Oracle Database
3 11 (2.05%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (1.87%) Big Data
5 6 (1.12%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.12%) MySQL
5 6 (1.12%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (0.93%) DB2
7 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.37%) OLAP
9 2 (0.37%) OLTP
9 2 (0.37%) Pentaho
9 2 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.37%) QlikView
10 1 (0.19%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.19%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.68%) JIRA
2 6 (1.12%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.93%) Ant
4 4 (0.75%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.75%) Eclipse RCP
4 4 (0.75%) Subversion
5 3 (0.56%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.56%) Selenium
6 2 (0.37%) JSUnit
6 2 (0.37%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.19%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
General
1 249 (46.46%) French Language
2 165 (30.78%) Finance
3 112 (20.90%) Italian Language
4 110 (20.52%) Spanish Language
5 88 (16.42%) Banking
6 49 (9.14%) Marketing
7 48 (8.96%) Manufacturing
8 39 (7.28%) Telecoms
9 37 (6.90%) Dutch Language
10 32 (5.97%) Retail
11 29 (5.41%) Front Office
12 28 (5.22%) Financial Institution
13 23 (4.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 15 (2.80%) Portuguese Language
15 14 (2.61%) Polish Language
16 12 (2.24%) Automotive
17 11 (2.05%) Legal
17 11 (2.05%) Turkish Language
18 10 (1.87%) Investment Banking
19 8 (1.49%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 115 (21.46%) Consultant
2 106 (19.78%) Analyst
3 61 (11.38%) Support Analyst
4 56 (10.45%) Technical Support
5 47 (8.77%) Support Engineer
6 40 (7.46%) Architect
7 39 (7.28%) Solutions Architect
8 34 (6.34%) Applications Support
9 31 (5.78%) Technical Analyst
10 28 (5.22%) IT Consultant
11 26 (4.85%) Technical Support Analyst
12 23 (4.29%) Technical Architect
12 23 (4.29%) Technical Solutions Architect
13 22 (4.10%) IT Support
14 20 (3.73%) Applications Engineer
14 20 (3.73%) Applications Support Engineer
14 20 (3.73%) Developer
15 19 (3.54%) Implementation Consultant
16 18 (3.36%) Security Analyst
17 17 (3.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.92%) HTML
1 21 (3.92%) XML
2 19 (3.54%) FIX Protocol
2 19 (3.54%) Web Services
3 10 (1.87%) CSS
3 10 (1.87%) J2EE
4 9 (1.68%) .NET
5 8 (1.49%) Java EE
5 8 (1.49%) SOAP
6 6 (1.12%) REST
7 5 (0.93%) EDI
7 5 (0.93%) JSP
7 5 (0.93%) Spring
8 4 (0.75%) GWT
8 4 (0.75%) jQuery
8 4 (0.75%) Middleware
8 4 (0.75%) MyBatis
8 4 (0.75%) Struts
8 4 (0.75%) SWT
9 3 (0.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 84 (15.67%) Computer Science
2 71 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (8.77%) Self-Motivation
4 38 (7.09%) Data Centre
5 29 (5.41%) Management Information System
6 27 (5.04%) Mobile App
7 26 (4.85%) FMCG
8 23 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (4.10%) Internet of Things
10 21 (3.92%) Driving Licence
11 20 (3.73%) Hedge funds
11 20 (3.73%) Life Science
12 19 (3.54%) Derivative
12 19 (3.54%) Equities
12 19 (3.54%) Fixed Income
12 19 (3.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 17 (3.17%) EMC VMAX
14 13 (2.43%) Social Media
15 9 (1.68%) Virtual Team
16 8 (1.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 121 (22.57%) Windows
2 82 (15.30%) Linux
3 57 (10.63%) Unix
4 52 (9.70%) Windows Server
5 24 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (2.99%) Solaris
6 16 (2.99%) Windows 2000
6 16 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (2.61%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.68%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.12%) Android
9 6 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.93%) AIX
10 5 (0.93%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.93%) zOS
11 4 (0.75%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.56%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (19.78%) Project Management
2 78 (14.55%) Presales
2 78 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
3 69 (12.87%) ITIL
4 45 (8.40%) ERP
5 41 (7.65%) Decision-Making
6 38 (7.09%) Business Development
6 38 (7.09%) CRM
7 37 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (5.41%) Analytics
9 27 (5.04%) Asset Management
9 27 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 26 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (4.85%) Network Design
11 24 (4.48%) Telesales
12 21 (3.92%) Service Management
12 21 (3.92%) Technical Architecture
13 19 (3.54%) Collaborative Working
13 19 (3.54%) GAP Analysis
13 19 (3.54%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (19.59%) SQL
2 68 (12.69%) Java
3 31 (5.78%) Perl
4 28 (5.22%) JavaScript
5 27 (5.04%) C
6 26 (4.85%) C++
7 21 (3.92%) Python
8 20 (3.73%) C#
9 19 (3.54%) Bash Shell
9 19 (3.54%) Bourne shell
9 19 (3.54%) Korn
9 19 (3.54%) Ruby
10 9 (1.68%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.49%) VBA
12 6 (1.12%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.56%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.37%) PHP
15 1 (0.19%) ABAP
15 1 (0.19%) COBOL
15 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 176 (32.84%) Degree
2 33 (6.16%) CCNA
2 33 (6.16%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (5.97%) Computer Science Degree
4 26 (4.85%) CCIE
4 26 (4.85%) CCIE Data Center
4 26 (4.85%) CCIE Service Provider
5 16 (2.99%) EMC Certification
6 14 (2.61%) VCAP
6 14 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (2.05%) VCDX
8 9 (1.68%) CISSP
8 9 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (1.49%) MOS
10 6 (1.12%) MCSE
11 5 (0.93%) ACCA
11 5 (0.93%) CIMA
12 4 (0.75%) CREST Certified
13 3 (0.56%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.29%) SLA
2 16 (2.99%) QA
3 12 (2.24%) COBIT
4 7 (1.31%) GAMP
5 6 (1.12%) GDPR
5 6 (1.12%) PMO
6 5 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.93%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.37%) IFRS
7 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.19%) EMIR
8 1 (0.19%) FATCA
8 1 (0.19%) MiFID
System Software
1 43 (8.02%) Active Directory
2 30 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.05%) Hyper-V
3 11 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.75%) Terminal Services
4 4 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.37%) XenApp
6 1 (0.19%) Docker
6 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (2.24%) SCCM
2 7 (1.31%) Jamf Pro
3 5 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (0.75%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.56%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.56%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.19%) SCOM
7 1 (0.19%) SCSM
7 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 128 (23.88%) Microsoft
2 76 (14.18%) Cisco
2 76 (14.18%) Oracle
3 63 (11.75%) VMware
4 45 (8.40%) F5
5 39 (7.28%) SAP
6 35 (6.53%) Citrix
7 29 (5.41%) EMC
8 27 (5.04%) Bloomberg
9 26 (4.85%) Dell
9 26 (4.85%) NetApp
9 26 (4.85%) Splunk
10 25 (4.66%) Salesforce.com
11 23 (4.29%) Google
12 21 (3.92%) Avaloq
12 21 (3.92%) Juniper
13 20 (3.73%) CheckPoint
13 20 (3.73%) Palo Alto
14 19 (3.54%) FXall
14 19 (3.54%) MarketAxess