Period
to 27 November 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 27 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

German Language
UK
6 months to
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 602 643 722
Rank change year-on-year +41 +79 -72
Permanent jobs citing German Language 113 463 495
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the General category 0.55% 0.86% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 90 303 400
Median annual salary £51,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% +23.53% -16.26%
10th Percentile £26,875 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,000 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +29.11% +12.86% -15.15%

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 20,602 53,589 68,499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.28% 39.55% 42.26%
Number of salaries quoted 16,529 40,493 52,793
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.77% +6.00%
10th Percentile £33,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.63% +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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +29 87 £51,000 -7.27% 17
UK excluding London +172 44 £51,000 +29.11% 9
London +28 41 £50,000 -16.67% 8
Work from Home +6 32 £51,000 -36.25% 3
South East +132 18 £28,750 -39.47% 5
East of England +131 10 £56,250 +20.97% 2
Scotland +74 6 £28,000 +1.82%
North of England +127 4 £43,000 +36.51%
North West +106 3 £51,000 +61.90%
Midlands +104 3 £51,000 +27.50% 2
South West +102 3 £65,000 +20.93%
West Midlands +80 2 £51,000 +27.50% 2
Yorkshire +98 1 £35,000 -
East Midlands +77 1 £51,000 +27.50%

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 50 (44.25%) French Language
2 42 (37.17%) Spanish Language
3 39 (34.51%) Degree
4 31 (27.43%) Microsoft
5 26 (23.01%) Finance
5 26 (23.01%) Computer Science
6 24 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (20.35%) JIRA
8 21 (18.58%) C++
9 19 (16.81%) QA
10 18 (15.93%) Italian Language
10 18 (15.93%) Java
10 18 (15.93%) Migration
11 17 (15.04%) Scrum
12 16 (14.16%) Git (software)
12 16 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (12.39%) Office 365
14 13 (11.50%) SaaS
14 13 (11.50%) MySQL
14 13 (11.50%) Active Directory
14 13 (11.50%) Marketing
15 12 (10.62%) ETL
15 12 (10.62%) Windows
15 12 (10.62%) Product Management
15 12 (10.62%) RESTful
16 11 (9.73%) Self-Motivation
16 11 (9.73%) Linux
16 11 (9.73%) SQL
16 11 (9.73%) Banking
17 10 (8.85%) Business Development

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 (8.85%) IBM Domino
1 10 (8.85%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.65%) Apache
2 3 (2.65%) nginx
3 2 (1.77%) Drupal
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (7.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.88%) MadCap Flare
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.88%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.88%) SAP CS
2 1 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.39%) Office 365
2 13 (11.50%) SaaS
3 10 (8.85%) Azure
4 2 (1.77%) AWS
5 1 (0.88%) GCP
5 1 (0.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) BGP
1 6 (5.31%) Firewall
1 6 (5.31%) MPLS
1 6 (5.31%) OSPF
2 5 (4.42%) EIGRP
2 5 (4.42%) Ethernet
2 5 (4.42%) SDH
3 4 (3.54%) DNS
4 3 (2.65%) DHCP
4 3 (2.65%) Network Security
5 2 (1.77%) Skype
5 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.88%) Internet
6 1 (0.88%) LAN
6 1 (0.88%) MQTT
6 1 (0.88%) NX-OS
6 1 (0.88%) SAN
6 1 (0.88%) VPN
6 1 (0.88%) WAN
6 1 (0.88%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.50%) MySQL
2 10 (8.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (7.08%) Informix
4 4 (3.54%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.77%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.88%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.88%) Big Data
7 1 (0.88%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.88%) OLAP
7 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.88%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 23 (20.35%) JIRA
2 16 (14.16%) Git (software)
3 10 (8.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (7.08%) C++Builder
5 3 (2.65%) Ant
5 3 (2.65%) Maven
5 3 (2.65%) TeamCity
General
1 50 (44.25%) French Language
2 42 (37.17%) Spanish Language
3 26 (23.01%) Finance
4 18 (15.93%) Italian Language
5 13 (11.50%) Marketing
6 11 (9.73%) Banking
7 10 (8.85%) Dutch Language
8 9 (7.96%) Legal
9 8 (7.08%) Telecoms
10 6 (5.31%) Law
10 6 (5.31%) Polish Language
11 5 (4.42%) Slovak Language
12 4 (3.54%) Retail
13 2 (1.77%) Electronics
13 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.88%) Automotive
14 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.88%) Games
14 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (25.66%) Developer
2 20 (17.70%) C++ Developer
3 16 (14.16%) Analyst
4 11 (9.73%) Software Developer
5 10 (8.85%) C++ Software Developer
6 9 (7.96%) IT Support
6 9 (7.96%) Support Engineer
7 8 (7.08%) IT Engineer
8 7 (6.19%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (6.19%) Support Analyst
9 6 (5.31%) 1st Line Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (5.31%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) IT Analyst
9 6 (5.31%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (5.31%) Product Manager
10 5 (4.42%) Data Manager
10 5 (4.42%) Service Analyst
10 5 (4.42%) Service Desk Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.62%) RESTful
2 8 (7.08%) Web Services
3 7 (6.19%) HTML
4 6 (5.31%) CSS
4 6 (5.31%) jQuery
5 5 (4.42%) .NET
5 5 (4.42%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.42%) React
6 4 (3.54%) Backbone.js
6 4 (3.54%) Express
6 4 (3.54%) Node.js
7 3 (2.65%) CakePHP
7 3 (2.65%) Ember.js
7 3 (2.65%) J2EE
7 3 (2.65%) MEAN Stack
7 3 (2.65%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (2.65%) Spring
7 3 (2.65%) Swing
7 3 (2.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.77%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.73%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (8.85%) User Experience
4 6 (5.31%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.42%) Driving Licence
5 5 (4.42%) Social Media
6 4 (3.54%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.65%) Reinsurance
7 3 (2.65%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.77%) Animation
8 2 (1.77%) BBC
8 2 (1.77%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.77%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.77%) STB
9 1 (0.88%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.88%) Blog
9 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.88%) Life Science
9 1 (0.88%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.62%) Windows
2 11 (9.73%) Linux
3 3 (2.65%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.77%) Android
4 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.01%) Computer Science
2 24 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (15.93%) Migration
4 17 (15.04%) Scrum
5 12 (10.62%) ETL
5 12 (10.62%) Product Management
6 10 (8.85%) Business Development
6 10 (8.85%) UML
7 9 (7.96%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (7.96%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (7.96%) Project Management
8 8 (7.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (6.19%) ITIL
10 6 (5.31%) Artificial Intelligence
10 6 (5.31%) Asset Management
10 6 (5.31%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.31%) Microservices
10 6 (5.31%) Risk Management
11 5 (4.42%) Analytics
11 5 (4.42%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.58%) C++
2 18 (15.93%) Java
3 11 (9.73%) SQL
4 9 (7.96%) Bash Shell
5 7 (6.19%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.42%) C
6 5 (4.42%) Perl
6 5 (4.42%) PHP
7 4 (3.54%) Python
8 3 (2.65%) Ruby
9 2 (1.77%) ABAP
10 1 (0.88%) C#
10 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (34.51%) Degree
2 9 (7.96%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (7.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (6.19%) CCNP
5 5 (4.42%) CCIE
5 5 (4.42%) CCIP
5 5 (4.42%) Master's Degree
6 4 (3.54%) PhD
7 3 (2.65%) CCNA
7 3 (2.65%) CISA
7 3 (2.65%) MCP
7 3 (2.65%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.65%) PMP
8 2 (1.77%) CISSP
8 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.88%) CFCE
9 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.88%) GCED
9 1 (0.88%) OSCP
9 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.81%) QA
2 4 (3.54%) GDPR
3 3 (2.65%) Solvency II
4 2 (1.77%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.77%) SLA
5 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.88%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.88%) UCITS
System Software
1 13 (11.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) CSIRT
2 1 (0.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (27.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.85%) IBM
3 8 (7.08%) Borland
4 7 (6.19%) Cisco
5 5 (4.42%) Ceridian
5 5 (4.42%) Fortinet
5 5 (4.42%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.54%) Google
6 4 (3.54%) SAP
7 3 (2.65%) Oracle
7 3 (2.65%) Snow
7 3 (2.65%) VMware
8 1 (0.88%) Aruba
8 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.88%) ESET
8 1 (0.88%) F5
8 1 (0.88%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (0.88%) Nintex
8 1 (0.88%) Sophos
8 1 (0.88%) Splunk