Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

German Language
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 577 658 670
Rank change year-on-year +81 +12 -18
Permanent jobs citing German Language 97 467 555
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the General category 0.52% 0.84% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 92 308 443
Median annual salary £51,000 £57,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.30% +35.29% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,550 £26,250 £26,900
90th Percentile £83,625 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +15.63% +11.11% -4.00%

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 18,828 55,754 72,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.57% 39.63% 43.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14,764 41,785 55,340
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £101,250 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +3.45%

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 September 2020.

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 September 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 +70 87 £50,000 -13.04% 30
London +70 46 £50,500 -19.20% 7
UK excluding London +179 35 £46,250 +15.63% 32
Work from Home +66 20 £51,000 -15.00% 12
South East +158 15 £40,000 -29.82% 10
North of England +181 5 £40,000 +34.45% 5
South West +128 5 £48,750 -39.06% 2
North West +136 4 £45,500 +52.94% 2
Midlands +120 4 £51,000 +27.50% 3
East of England +119 4 £55,000 +139.13% 3
West Midlands +112 2 £51,000 +27.50% 1
Scotland +104 2 £28,000 -13.85% 4
East Midlands +92 2 £22,500 -43.75% 2
Yorkshire +143 1 £35,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 42 (43.30%) French Language
2 35 (36.08%) Degree
3 34 (35.05%) Spanish Language
4 22 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (21.65%) Finance
6 17 (17.53%) Microsoft
6 17 (17.53%) Computer Science
7 16 (16.49%) Italian Language
7 16 (16.49%) Java
8 15 (15.46%) C++
8 15 (15.46%) Scrum
8 15 (15.46%) JIRA
9 14 (14.43%) Git (software)
9 14 (14.43%) MySQL
9 14 (14.43%) SaaS
9 14 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (13.40%) Banking
11 12 (12.37%) RESTful
12 11 (11.34%) Presales
12 11 (11.34%) ETL
13 10 (10.31%) SQL
13 10 (10.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (10.31%) Business Development
13 10 (10.31%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (9.28%) Self-Motivation
14 9 (9.28%) Marketing
14 9 (9.28%) Retail
14 9 (9.28%) Linux
14 9 (9.28%) Telecoms
14 9 (9.28%) Legal

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 4 (4.12%) Apache
1 4 (4.12%) nginx
2 3 (3.09%) Confluence
3 2 (2.06%) Drupal
3 2 (2.06%) IBM Domino
3 2 (2.06%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.03%) MadCap Flare
3 1 (1.03%) RoboHelp
3 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.03%) Relativity
2 1 (1.03%) Ringtail
2 1 (1.03%) SAP CS
2 1 (1.03%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.03%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.43%) SaaS
2 8 (8.25%) Azure
3 6 (6.19%) AWS
3 6 (6.19%) Office 365
4 2 (2.06%) GCP
5 1 (1.03%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.19%) MPLS
2 5 (5.15%) BGP
2 5 (5.15%) EIGRP
2 5 (5.15%) Ethernet
2 5 (5.15%) OSPF
2 5 (5.15%) SDH
3 4 (4.12%) Firewall
4 3 (3.09%) DNS
5 2 (2.06%) DHCP
5 2 (2.06%) Network Security
5 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.06%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.06%) Wireless
5 2 (2.06%) Wireless Security
6 1 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.03%) LAN
6 1 (1.03%) Skype
6 1 (1.03%) VPN
6 1 (1.03%) WAN
6 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.43%) MySQL
2 10 (10.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (8.25%) Informix
4 4 (4.12%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.03%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.03%) Big Data
6 1 (1.03%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.03%) OLAP
6 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.03%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 15 (15.46%) JIRA
2 14 (14.43%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (8.25%) C++Builder
5 3 (3.09%) Ant
5 3 (3.09%) Maven
5 3 (3.09%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.06%) GitLab
7 1 (1.03%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.03%) Subversion
General
1 42 (43.30%) French Language
2 34 (35.05%) Spanish Language
3 21 (21.65%) Finance
4 16 (16.49%) Italian Language
5 13 (13.40%) Banking
6 9 (9.28%) Legal
6 9 (9.28%) Marketing
6 9 (9.28%) Retail
6 9 (9.28%) Telecoms
7 8 (8.25%) Dutch Language
8 5 (5.15%) Law
8 5 (5.15%) Slovak Language
9 4 (4.12%) Manufacturing
9 4 (4.12%) Polish Language
10 3 (3.09%) Local Government
11 2 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
12 1 (1.03%) Front Office
12 1 (1.03%) Games
12 1 (1.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (21.65%) Developer
2 10 (10.31%) C++ Developer
3 8 (8.25%) Analyst
4 6 (6.19%) Product Manager
4 6 (6.19%) Support Engineer
5 5 (5.15%) Data Manager
6 4 (4.12%) Data Science Manager
6 4 (4.12%) IT Support
6 4 (4.12%) Security Engineer
6 4 (4.12%) Software Manager
7 3 (3.09%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 3 (3.09%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (3.09%) IT Analyst
7 3 (3.09%) IT Engineer
7 3 (3.09%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.09%) Product Director
7 3 (3.09%) Software Asset Manager
7 3 (3.09%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (3.09%) Technical Support
7 3 (3.09%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.37%) RESTful
2 8 (8.25%) Web Services
3 7 (7.22%) HTML
4 6 (6.19%) CSS
4 6 (6.19%) jQuery
5 5 (5.15%) .NET
6 4 (4.12%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.12%) Backbone.js
6 4 (4.12%) CakePHP
6 4 (4.12%) Ember.js
6 4 (4.12%) Express
6 4 (4.12%) J2EE
6 4 (4.12%) MEAN Stack
6 4 (4.12%) Node.js
6 4 (4.12%) React
6 4 (4.12%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (4.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (3.09%) Spring
7 3 (3.09%) Swing
8 2 (2.06%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.28%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (6.19%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.19%) User Experience
4 5 (5.15%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.12%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.06%) Blog
7 2 (2.06%) Derivative
7 2 (2.06%) Equities
7 2 (2.06%) PKI
7 2 (2.06%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.06%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.03%) Biotechnology
8 1 (1.03%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.03%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (1.03%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.03%) Learning Management System
8 1 (1.03%) SCORM
8 1 (1.03%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.28%) Linux
2 6 (6.19%) Windows
3 3 (3.09%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.06%) Android
4 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (1.03%) Solaris
5 1 (1.03%) Unix
5 1 (1.03%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.53%) Computer Science
3 15 (15.46%) Scrum
4 11 (11.34%) ETL
4 11 (11.34%) Presales
5 10 (10.31%) Business Development
6 8 (8.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (8.25%) Product Management
6 8 (8.25%) Project Management
7 7 (7.22%) Migration
7 7 (7.22%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (6.19%) Analytics
8 6 (6.19%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (6.19%) ITIL
8 6 (6.19%) Project Delivery
9 5 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.15%) CRM
9 5 (5.15%) Microservices
9 5 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.15%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.49%) Java
2 15 (15.46%) C++
3 10 (10.31%) SQL
4 8 (8.25%) Bash Shell
4 8 (8.25%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.19%) PHP
5 6 (6.19%) Python
6 5 (5.15%) C
6 5 (5.15%) Perl
6 5 (5.15%) Ruby
7 2 (2.06%) C#
8 1 (1.03%) ABAP
8 1 (1.03%) Go
8 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (36.08%) Degree
2 9 (9.28%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (8.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (7.22%) CCIE
5 6 (6.19%) Master's Degree
6 5 (5.15%) CCIP
6 5 (5.15%) CCNP
7 4 (4.12%) PhD
7 4 (4.12%) PMI Certification
8 3 (3.09%) MCP
8 3 (3.09%) PMP
9 2 (2.06%) AWS Certification
9 2 (2.06%) CCNA
9 2 (2.06%) CISSP
10 1 (1.03%) CFCE
10 1 (1.03%) CISA
10 1 (1.03%) GCED
10 1 (1.03%) GREM
10 1 (1.03%) OSCP
10 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) GDPR
2 2 (2.06%) SLA
3 1 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.03%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.03%) PMO
3 1 (1.03%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.03%) UCITS
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.06%) Docker
4 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) SCCM
2 1 (1.03%) Ansible
2 1 (1.03%) CSIRT
2 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (17.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.25%) Borland
3 7 (7.22%) Cisco
4 5 (5.15%) Fortinet
4 5 (5.15%) Google
4 5 (5.15%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (4.12%) Oracle
5 4 (4.12%) VMware
6 3 (3.09%) Capita
6 3 (3.09%) SAP
6 3 (3.09%) Snow
7 2 (2.06%) IBM
8 1 (1.03%) Aruba
8 1 (1.03%) Ceridian
8 1 (1.03%) ESET
8 1 (1.03%) Facebook
8 1 (1.03%) Splunk
8 1 (1.03%) Twitter
8 1 (1.03%) YouTube
8 1 (1.03%) Zoho