Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

German Language
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 649 705 662
Rank change year-on-year +56 -43 -15
Permanent jobs citing German Language 443 476 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the General category 0.84% 0.71% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 284 369 394
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -12.82% +28.29%
10th Percentile £28,400 £25,000 £25,075
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -7.89% +1.33%

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 52,858 67,222 81,125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.61% 42.09% 45.15%
Number of salaries quoted 40,052 51,531 59,788
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 11 December 2019.

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 11 December 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 +61 416 £50,000 +17.65% 80
London +78 278 £57,500 +9.52% 22
UK excluding London +32 147 £37,500 +7.14% 61
South East +14 79 £39,000 +2.63% 24
East of England +56 19 £47,000 +36.23% 12
Midlands +32 15 £40,000 -5.88% 7
North West +43 13 £31,500 +50.00% 6
North of England +35 13 £31,500 +50.00% 12
West Midlands +38 11 £40,000 +17.65% 4
Scotland +25 10 £27,500 +10.00% 3
South West 0 10 £27,500 +52.78% 1
East Midlands +10 4 £33,750 -48.08% 3
Wales +4 2 £36,500 +1.39% 2

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 253 (57.11%) French Language
2 159 (35.89%) Degree
3 151 (34.09%) Italian Language
3 151 (34.09%) Spanish Language
4 126 (28.44%) Oracle
5 121 (27.31%) Finance
6 120 (27.09%) SQL
7 109 (24.60%) SQL Server
8 87 (19.64%) Computer Science
9 85 (19.19%) Asset Management
10 80 (18.06%) Banking
11 78 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
11 78 (17.61%) Dutch Language
11 78 (17.61%) Front Office
12 76 (17.16%) Fixed Income
13 75 (16.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 75 (16.93%) Derivative
13 75 (16.93%) SaaS
14 74 (16.70%) Hedge funds
14 74 (16.70%) Investment Management
14 74 (16.70%) Equities
15 71 (16.03%) thinkFolio
16 69 (15.58%) Windows
17 66 (14.90%) Java
18 65 (14.67%) C#
19 61 (13.77%) XML
19 61 (13.77%) Microsoft
19 61 (13.77%) Software Engineering
20 58 (13.09%) Business Analysis
21 56 (12.64%) Workflow

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 50 (11.29%) Oracle Workflow
2 24 (5.42%) Apache
2 24 (5.42%) Tomcat
3 12 (2.71%) MS Exchange
4 11 (2.48%) IIS
5 5 (1.13%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.90%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.45%) CMS
8 2 (0.45%) Confluence
8 2 (0.45%) Drupal
8 2 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.45%) WordPress
9 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 30 (6.77%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.03%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.68%) Simulink
5 3 (0.68%) Sketch
5 3 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.68%) Stateflow
5 3 (0.68%) Windchill
6 2 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.45%) Adobe XD
6 2 (0.45%) InVision
6 2 (0.45%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.45%) UserZoom
7 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.23%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 71 (16.03%) thinkFolio
2 50 (11.29%) Front Arena
2 50 (11.29%) Markit EDM
3 7 (1.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.90%) Magento
4 4 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.68%) SAP PP
5 3 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.68%) SAP WM
6 2 (0.45%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.23%) Exchequer
7 1 (0.23%) Line 50
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.23%) Pegasus Opera
7 1 (0.23%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.23%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.23%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.23%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 75 (16.93%) SaaS
2 15 (3.39%) AWS
3 14 (3.16%) Azure
3 14 (3.16%) Office 365
4 8 (1.81%) IaaS
4 8 (1.81%) PaaS
5 6 (1.35%) Force.com
5 6 (1.35%) GCP
6 3 (0.68%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.32%) WAN
2 18 (4.06%) Unified Communications
3 17 (3.84%) Firewall
3 17 (3.84%) Wireless
4 16 (3.61%) DNS
4 16 (3.61%) Wireless Security
5 15 (3.39%) LAN
5 15 (3.39%) TCP/IP
6 14 (3.16%) BGP
6 14 (3.16%) DHCP
7 13 (2.93%) MPLS
7 13 (2.93%) OSPF
8 10 (2.26%) IP Telephony
8 10 (2.26%) IPsec
9 9 (2.03%) VPN
10 8 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (1.58%) Ethernet
11 7 (1.58%) Internet
12 6 (1.35%) SAN
13 4 (0.90%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (24.60%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.58%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.03%) NoSQL
4 7 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.35%) MySQL
6 5 (1.13%) Big Data
6 5 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.45%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2017
9 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.23%) DTS
9 1 (0.23%) Redis
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 8 (1.81%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.58%) Subversion
3 6 (1.35%) JIRA
3 6 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (1.13%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.68%) JUnit
6 2 (0.45%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.23%) Bugzilla
General
1 253 (57.11%) French Language
2 151 (34.09%) Italian Language
2 151 (34.09%) Spanish Language
3 121 (27.31%) Finance
4 80 (18.06%) Banking
5 78 (17.61%) Dutch Language
5 78 (17.61%) Front Office
6 43 (9.71%) Telecoms
7 26 (5.87%) Marketing
8 25 (5.64%) Private Banking
9 24 (5.42%) Investment Banking
10 16 (3.61%) Retail
11 15 (3.39%) Polish Language
12 12 (2.71%) Portuguese Language
13 11 (2.48%) Manufacturing
13 11 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (1.81%) Advertising
14 8 (1.81%) Back Office
14 8 (1.81%) Electronics
14 8 (1.81%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 107 (24.15%) Consultant
2 60 (13.54%) Support Engineer
3 42 (9.48%) Implementation Consultant
3 42 (9.48%) Technical Consultant
4 37 (8.35%) Analyst
5 36 (8.13%) Technical Implementation Consultant
6 32 (7.22%) Applications Support
7 30 (6.77%) Developer
8 28 (6.32%) IT Consultant
9 26 (5.87%) Applications Engineer
9 26 (5.87%) Applications Support Engineer
10 23 (5.19%) Technical Support
11 22 (4.97%) Support Analyst
12 20 (4.51%) Java Consultant
13 19 (4.29%) Architect
14 18 (4.06%) Business Development Director
14 18 (4.06%) Development Director
14 18 (4.06%) Software Engineer
14 18 (4.06%) Solutions Architect
15 17 (3.84%) J2EE Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (13.77%) XML
2 33 (7.45%) .NET
3 25 (5.64%) J2EE
4 21 (4.74%) FIX Protocol
5 14 (3.16%) Web Services
6 11 (2.48%) HTML
7 8 (1.81%) SOAP
8 7 (1.58%) REST
9 5 (1.13%) Middleware
10 4 (0.90%) MDX
10 4 (0.90%) Node.js
11 3 (0.68%) PyTorch
11 3 (0.68%) TensorFlow
11 3 (0.68%) XML Messaging
12 2 (0.45%) CSS
12 2 (0.45%) EDI
12 2 (0.45%) EDIFACT
12 2 (0.45%) HTML5
12 2 (0.45%) IDoc
12 2 (0.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 76 (17.16%) Fixed Income
2 75 (16.93%) Derivative
2 75 (16.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 74 (16.70%) Equities
3 74 (16.70%) Hedge funds
4 30 (6.77%) Data Centre
5 26 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (5.42%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (3.61%) Robotics
8 11 (2.48%) Life Science
9 8 (1.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (1.58%) Blog
10 7 (1.58%) User Experience
11 6 (1.35%) EMC VMAX
11 6 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.35%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.13%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.13%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.90%) Enterprise Cloud
14 3 (0.68%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 69 (15.58%) Windows
2 35 (7.90%) Linux
3 20 (4.51%) Windows 10
4 15 (3.39%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.26%) Unix
6 8 (1.81%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.58%) Android
8 6 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.13%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.13%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.90%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.68%) AIX
11 3 (0.68%) IRIX
11 3 (0.68%) Solaris
12 2 (0.45%) HPUX
12 2 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (19.64%) Computer Science
2 85 (19.19%) Asset Management
3 78 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (16.70%) Investment Management
5 61 (13.77%) Software Engineering
6 58 (13.09%) Business Analysis
7 56 (12.64%) Workflow
8 55 (12.42%) Problem-Solving
9 54 (12.19%) Wealth Management
10 47 (10.61%) Presales
11 42 (9.48%) Project Management
12 38 (8.58%) Business Development
13 32 (7.22%) ITIL
14 25 (5.64%) Fintech
15 24 (5.42%) B2B
15 24 (5.42%) Demand Generation
16 23 (5.19%) Creative Thinking
16 23 (5.19%) CRM
16 23 (5.19%) Time Management
17 19 (4.29%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (27.09%) SQL
2 66 (14.90%) Java
3 65 (14.67%) C#
4 45 (10.16%) Perl
5 30 (6.77%) Python
6 28 (6.32%) C++
7 25 (5.64%) Ruby
8 24 (5.42%) Bash Shell
8 24 (5.42%) Bourne shell
8 24 (5.42%) Korn
9 12 (2.71%) JavaScript
10 8 (1.81%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.35%) Apex Code
11 6 (1.35%) PHP
12 5 (1.13%) C
13 4 (0.90%) VB
14 3 (0.68%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.45%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.45%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 159 (35.89%) Degree
2 32 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (4.29%) CCIE
4 17 (3.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (3.61%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 16 (3.61%) CCIE Service Provider
6 14 (3.16%) CCNP
7 13 (2.93%) CCNA
8 12 (2.71%) Master's Degree
9 6 (1.35%) PMI Certification
9 6 (1.35%) PMP
10 5 (1.13%) MCP
10 5 (1.13%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.68%) CCIP
12 3 (0.68%) MCSE
13 2 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.23%) CISSP
14 1 (0.23%) MCSA
14 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.90%) SLA
3 3 (0.68%) GDPR
3 3 (0.68%) ISO 26262
3 3 (0.68%) MISRA
3 3 (0.68%) QA
4 1 (0.23%) ITGC
4 1 (0.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 34 (7.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (6.32%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.03%) Docker
4 8 (1.81%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.23%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (2.48%) SCCM
2 8 (1.81%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.68%) Ansible
3 3 (0.68%) PTC Integrity
4 2 (0.45%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.45%) Puppet
4 2 (0.45%) Terraform
5 1 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.23%) SCOM
5 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 126 (28.44%) Oracle
2 61 (13.77%) Microsoft
3 50 (11.29%) Calypso
3 50 (11.29%) Charles River
3 50 (11.29%) SimCorp
4 44 (9.93%) VMware
5 42 (9.48%) Cisco
6 32 (7.22%) Salesforce.com
7 30 (6.77%) Avaloq
8 24 (5.42%) Dell
8 24 (5.42%) NetApp
9 23 (5.19%) EMC
10 22 (4.97%) Bloomberg
10 22 (4.97%) Reuters
11 21 (4.74%) Eze Software Group
11 21 (4.74%) FXall
11 21 (4.74%) ION Trading
11 21 (4.74%) MarketAxess
11 21 (4.74%) Tradeweb
12 15 (3.39%) SAP