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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for GitHub Actions skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GitHub Actions over the 6 months to 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitHub Actions
UK
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 500 737 892
Rank change year-on-year +237 +155 -
Permanent jobs citing GitHub Actions 1,062 157 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 0.17% 0.010%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.44% 0.41% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 223 97 8
10th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £48,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £53,101 £58,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £70,000 £66,250
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% +5.66% -
75th Percentile £81,250 £85,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £72,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -20.69% +16.00% -

GitHub Actions is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 73,739 38,533 32,952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 45.24% 41.95% 35.46%
Number of salaries quoted 38,113 30,451 27,107
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

GitHub Actions
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing GitHub Actions as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for GitHub Actions in the UK

GitHub Actions
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GitHub Actions.

Salary trend for GitHub Actions in the UK

GitHub Actions
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing GitHub Actions over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Salary histogram for GitHub Actions in the UK

GitHub Actions
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub Actions within the UK over the 6 months to 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England +201 826 £65,000 -13.33% 35
Work from Home +82 623 £57,500 -17.86% 14
London +67 530 £70,000 -15.15% 18
UK excluding London +99 295 £57,500 -20.69% 18
South East +15 121 £75,000 - 4
North of England +5 101 £40,000 -38.46% 3
North West -51 38 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Yorkshire -7 34 £55,000 -26.67%
North East +9 29 £40,000 -30.43% 1
South West -9 26 £48,250 - 2
East of England -60 21 £57,500 - 7
Scotland -41 17 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Midlands -67 7 £45,750 +66.36% 1
West Midlands -43 4 £45,750 +52.50% 1
East Midlands -28 3 - -
Wales - 3 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, IT jobs citing GitHub Actions 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 GitHub Actions.

1 1,058 (99.62%) GitHub
2 643 (60.55%) CI/CD
3 579 (54.52%) AWS
4 537 (50.56%) Docker
5 529 (49.81%) Agile
6 457 (43.03%) Kubernetes
7 452 (42.56%) Software Engineering
8 437 (41.15%) TypeScript
9 425 (40.02%) Node.js
10 401 (37.76%) DevOps
11 379 (35.69%) JavaScript
12 377 (35.50%) Git (software)
13 376 (35.40%) Jenkins
14 362 (34.09%) React
15 351 (33.05%) Azure
16 336 (31.64%) Python
17 327 (30.79%) Terraform
18 309 (29.10%) PostgreSQL
19 276 (25.99%) Java
20 272 (25.61%) Serverless
21 269 (25.33%) Full Stack Development
22 250 (23.54%) Analytics
23 249 (23.45%) GCP
24 244 (22.98%) GraphQL
25 240 (22.60%) Continuous Integration
26 209 (19.68%) Elasticsearch
27 205 (19.30%) Microservices
28 201 (18.93%) CSS
29 197 (18.55%) Infrastructure as Code
30 191 (17.98%) Test Automation

GitHub Actions
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
1 209 (19.68%) Elasticsearch
2 53 (4.99%) Confluence
3 44 (4.14%) Jupyter
4 40 (3.77%) Apache
5 33 (3.11%) Apache Solr
6 29 (2.73%) Apache Airflow
7 25 (2.35%) GemFire
8 16 (1.51%) Apache Spark
8 16 (1.51%) nginx
9 11 (1.04%) WordPress
10 9 (0.85%) Ethereum
11 5 (0.47%) Camunda
12 3 (0.28%) CMS
12 3 (0.28%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.19%) SAS
14 1 (0.094%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.75%) Campfire
Business Applications
1 25 (2.35%) Payment Gateway
2 21 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (1.04%) Magento
4 7 (0.66%) Shopify
5 4 (0.38%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1,058 (99.62%) GitHub
2 579 (54.52%) AWS
3 351 (33.05%) Azure
4 272 (25.61%) Serverless
5 249 (23.45%) GCP
6 143 (13.47%) Amazon S3
7 121 (11.39%) AWS Lambda
8 113 (10.64%) Amazon EC2
9 107 (10.08%) Azure Event Grid
9 107 (10.08%) Azure Service Bus
10 106 (9.98%) Pulumi
11 98 (9.23%) Azure Data Factory
12 94 (8.85%) Amazon SQS
12 94 (8.85%) Azure Functions
13 86 (8.10%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 82 (7.72%) Azure Monitor
15 81 (7.63%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 77 (7.25%) Amazon ECS
17 59 (5.56%) SaaS
18 57 (5.37%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 55 (5.18%) Cisco IPT
2 32 (3.01%) DNS
3 21 (1.98%) DSL
3 21 (1.98%) Firewall
3 21 (1.98%) HTTP
3 21 (1.98%) LAN
4 10 (0.94%) Skype
5 6 (0.56%) Internet
5 6 (0.56%) Network Security
6 4 (0.38%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.28%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
8 2 (0.19%) SD-WAN
8 2 (0.19%) WAN
9 1 (0.094%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.094%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.094%) SAN
9 1 (0.094%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (29.10%) PostgreSQL
2 186 (17.51%) Redis
3 139 (13.09%) Big Data
4 113 (10.64%) MySQL
5 98 (9.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 84 (7.91%) Data Lake
7 78 (7.34%) Amazon RDS
8 61 (5.74%) Relational Database
9 56 (5.27%) NoSQL
9 56 (5.27%) SQL Server
10 47 (4.43%) BigQuery
11 45 (4.24%) MongoDB
12 32 (3.01%) Apache Cassandra
13 26 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 25 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
15 24 (2.26%) Electronic Patient Records
16 18 (1.69%) Amazon Aurora
17 11 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
18 6 (0.56%) Couchbase
19 4 (0.38%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 377 (35.50%) Git (software)
2 376 (35.40%) Jenkins
3 162 (15.25%) CircleCI
4 116 (10.92%) JIRA
5 102 (9.60%) webpack
6 98 (9.23%) GitLab
7 89 (8.38%) Cypress.io
8 41 (3.86%) Selenium
8 41 (3.86%) SonarQube
9 33 (3.11%) PHPUnit
9 33 (3.11%) Travis CI
10 32 (3.01%) Cucumber
10 32 (3.01%) JUnit
11 30 (2.82%) Sonatype Nexus
12 28 (2.64%) Storybook
13 26 (2.45%) JMeter
14 24 (2.26%) Octopus Deploy
15 22 (2.07%) Bitbucket
16 21 (1.98%) Spinnaker
16 21 (1.98%) Terragrunt
General
1 175 (16.48%) Finance
2 153 (14.41%) Social Skills
3 104 (9.79%) Marketing
4 86 (8.10%) Games
5 80 (7.53%) Banking
6 75 (7.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 68 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
8 58 (5.46%) Retail
9 27 (2.54%) Law
10 26 (2.45%) Advertising
11 18 (1.69%) Publishing
12 13 (1.22%) Financial Institution
12 13 (1.22%) Wearables
13 11 (1.04%) Tech for Good
14 10 (0.94%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.94%) Public Sector
14 10 (0.94%) Retail Finance
15 5 (0.47%) Electronics
15 5 (0.47%) Telecoms
16 4 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 294 (27.68%) Developer
2 268 (25.24%) Software Engineer
3 147 (13.84%) Cloud Engineer
4 136 (12.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 111 (10.45%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 111 (10.45%) Senior Developer
6 95 (8.95%) Senior Software Engineer
7 89 (8.38%) Security Engineer
7 89 (8.38%) Senior Security Engineer
8 87 (8.19%) Data Engineer
9 85 (8.00%) Azure Engineer
10 84 (7.91%) Senior Data Engineer
11 79 (7.44%) Full Stack Developer
12 64 (6.03%) PHP Developer
13 48 (4.52%) Java Developer
14 39 (3.67%) Senior DevOps
14 39 (3.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 38 (3.58%) JavaScript Developer
16 36 (3.39%) Engineering Manager
16 36 (3.39%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 425 (40.02%) Node.js
2 362 (34.09%) React
3 244 (22.98%) GraphQL
4 201 (18.93%) CSS
5 166 (15.63%) Kafka
6 143 (13.47%) .NET
7 137 (12.90%) Jest
8 133 (12.52%) Apollo GraphQL
9 108 (10.17%) HTML
10 103 (9.70%) Vue.js
11 77 (7.25%) REST
12 71 (6.69%) Spring
13 64 (6.03%) Next.js
13 64 (6.03%) Symfony
14 56 (5.27%) Laravel
15 55 (5.18%) jQuery
16 54 (5.08%) Redux
17 48 (4.52%) Lambda Expressions
18 44 (4.14%) React Native
19 42 (3.95%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 126 (11.86%) User Experience
2 81 (7.63%) Blog
3 80 (7.53%) NHS
4 78 (7.34%) Self-Motivation
5 66 (6.21%) FMCG
6 63 (5.93%) Cloud Native
7 51 (4.80%) Virtual Team
8 49 (4.61%) Video\Live Streaming
9 45 (4.24%) Social Media
10 39 (3.67%) Mobile App
11 37 (3.48%) Algorithms
12 36 (3.39%) Blockchain
13 35 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
13 35 (3.30%) Management Information System
14 32 (3.01%) Linux Command Line
15 23 (2.17%) Sports Betting
16 17 (1.60%) Public Cloud
17 14 (1.32%) Augmented Reality
18 11 (1.04%) BYOD
18 11 (1.04%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 151 (14.22%) Linux
2 49 (4.61%) Windows
3 48 (4.52%) VMS
4 42 (3.95%) Android
5 41 (3.86%) Apple iOS
6 25 (2.35%) Unix
7 23 (2.17%) Windows Server
8 21 (1.98%) AIX
9 9 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.19%) Tizen
10 2 (0.19%) webOS
11 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 643 (60.55%) CI/CD
2 529 (49.81%) Agile
3 452 (42.56%) Software Engineering
4 401 (37.76%) DevOps
5 269 (25.33%) Full Stack Development
6 250 (23.54%) Analytics
7 240 (22.60%) Continuous Integration
8 205 (19.30%) Microservices
9 197 (18.55%) Infrastructure as Code
10 191 (17.98%) Test Automation
11 187 (17.61%) Continuous Improvement
12 152 (14.31%) TDD
13 151 (14.22%) Problem-Solving
13 151 (14.22%) Scrum
14 140 (13.18%) SDLC
15 127 (11.96%) Observability
16 120 (11.30%) Kanban
17 119 (11.21%) Open Source
18 117 (11.02%) ETL
19 114 (10.73%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 437 (41.15%) TypeScript
2 379 (35.69%) JavaScript
3 336 (31.64%) Python
4 276 (25.99%) Java
5 183 (17.23%) Bash
6 158 (14.88%) SQL
7 137 (12.90%) PHP
8 117 (11.02%) Scala
9 106 (9.98%) PowerShell
10 93 (8.76%) Go
11 78 (7.34%) Rust
12 67 (6.31%) C#
13 64 (6.03%) Kotlin
14 59 (5.56%) C
15 55 (5.18%) ES6
16 53 (4.99%) Ruby
17 43 (4.05%) C++
18 30 (2.82%) Groovy
19 26 (2.45%) Lua
20 21 (1.98%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 92 (8.66%) Degree
2 55 (5.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 55 (5.18%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (5.18%) CISSP
3 36 (3.39%) Numerate Degree
4 17 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.38%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.28%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.28%) OCP
7 3 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.094%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (11.77%) QA
2 31 (2.92%) Accessibility
3 27 (2.54%) SLA
4 14 (1.32%) SEPA
5 11 (1.04%) GDPR
5 11 (1.04%) HIPAA
6 10 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.66%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 537 (50.56%) Docker
2 63 (5.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 25 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.56%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.47%) Ceph
5 5 (0.47%) NFS
6 4 (0.38%) Varnish
6 4 (0.38%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.094%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 457 (43.03%) Kubernetes
2 327 (30.79%) Terraform
3 117 (11.02%) Ansible
4 92 (8.66%) Prometheus
5 87 (8.19%) Grafana
6 38 (3.58%) Opscode Chef
7 33 (3.11%) Packer
8 24 (2.26%) Graphite
9 21 (1.98%) Docker Swarm
9 21 (1.98%) StatsD
10 14 (1.32%) Puppet
11 9 (0.85%) Nagios
11 9 (0.85%) Podman
12 7 (0.66%) HP Fortify
12 7 (0.66%) Kibana
12 7 (0.66%) Kustomize
13 6 (0.56%) ZABBIX
14 5 (0.47%) Hadoop YARN
14 5 (0.47%) Mesos
15 4 (0.38%) Istio
Vendors
1 130 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 118 (11.11%) Google
3 94 (8.85%) Databricks
4 54 (5.08%) Netlify
5 45 (4.24%) Brandwatch
6 34 (3.20%) New Relic
6 34 (3.20%) SAP
7 29 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
8 26 (2.45%) PagerDuty
8 26 (2.45%) VMware
9 25 (2.35%) Oracle
10 21 (1.98%) Siemens
10 21 (1.98%) SolarWinds
11 17 (1.60%) Adobe
12 11 (1.04%) Checkmarx
13 10 (0.94%) Confluent
13 10 (0.94%) mParticle
13 10 (0.94%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 10 (0.94%) Splunk
13 10 (0.94%) Tealium