GitHub Actions Jobs

GitHub Actions
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring GitHub Actions skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited GitHub Actions over the 6 months leading up to 25 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
25 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 646 619 520
Rank change year-on-year -27 -99 +248
Permanent jobs citing GitHub Actions 260 313 1,141
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.34% 0.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.71% 0.79% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 206 196 238
10th Percentile £45,000 £52,520 £38,750
25th Percentile £50,000 £61,180 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £79,632 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -18.37% +22.51% -7.14%
75th Percentile £77,500 £97,500 £81,188
90th Percentile £96,250 £115,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £69,447 £57,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.78% -23.33%

All Cloud Skills
UK

GitHub Actions falls under the Cloud Services category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring cloud computing skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 36,734 39,810 83,792
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 33.43% 43.05% 48.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27,324 26,970 41,396
10th Percentile £30,413 £34,248 £34,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £64,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.16% +2.40% +4.17%
75th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £102,500 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -8.18% +4.76% +5.00%

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 25 June 2024.

Salary histogram for GitHub Actions in the UK

GitHub Actions
Top 15 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 25 June 2024. 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 -11 235 £65,000 -18.75% 40
UK excluding London -53 161 £62,500 -10.00% 17
Work from Home -9 111 £65,000 -18.75% 21
London +59 74 £75,000 -6.25% 25
North of England -10 67 £65,000 -23.53% 4
Yorkshire +46 38 £68,000 -2.08% 2
Midlands -9 33 £60,000 - 4
North West -23 29 £65,000 -27.17% 1
West Midlands +12 27 £60,000 - 3
South West -25 25 £67,500 -2.80% 5
South East -34 20 £70,000 +7.69% 1
East of England -15 12 £65,000 +30.00% 1
East Midlands - 5 £46,250 - 1
Scotland -84 3 £94,637 +64.59%
Northern Ireland - 1 £47,500 -

GitHub Actions
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (6.54%) Apache
2 11 (4.23%) Apache Airflow
2 11 (4.23%) nginx
3 9 (3.46%) Confluence
4 6 (2.31%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.31%) IIS
5 4 (1.54%) CMS
5 4 (1.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Notion
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 260 (100.00%) GitHub
2 155 (59.62%) AWS
3 122 (46.92%) Azure
4 81 (31.15%) GCP
5 35 (13.46%) Azure DevOps
6 26 (10.00%) Serverless
7 23 (8.85%) AWS Lambda
8 22 (8.46%) PaaS
8 22 (8.46%) SaaS
9 16 (6.15%) IaaS
10 14 (5.38%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (5.38%) Amazon S3
11 11 (4.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 10 (3.85%) Datadog
12 10 (3.85%) npm
13 8 (3.08%) Amazon EKS
13 8 (3.08%) Snowflake
14 7 (2.69%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (2.69%) Yarn
15 6 (2.31%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.77%) DNS
2 12 (4.62%) Firewall
3 6 (2.31%) VPN
4 5 (1.92%) MQTT
4 5 (1.92%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.77%) SSL
5 2 (0.77%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.69%) PostgreSQL
2 32 (12.31%) MySQL
3 23 (8.85%) Redis
4 16 (6.15%) NoSQL
5 12 (4.62%) Amazon RDS
5 12 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (4.23%) SQL Server
7 10 (3.85%) BigQuery
8 8 (3.08%) Amazon Redshift
8 8 (3.08%) Big Data
9 7 (2.69%) DynamoDB
9 7 (2.69%) GIS
10 6 (2.31%) Data Lake
10 6 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (2.31%) Looker
10 6 (2.31%) Tableau
11 5 (1.92%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.92%) Flink
11 5 (1.92%) Parquet
11 5 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 59 (22.69%) CircleCI
2 45 (17.31%) Git
3 41 (15.77%) Jenkins
4 38 (14.62%) GitLab
5 22 (8.46%) JIRA
6 15 (5.77%) SonarQube
7 8 (3.08%) CMake
7 8 (3.08%) Selenium
8 7 (2.69%) PHPUnit
9 5 (1.92%) Postman
10 4 (1.54%) Cypress.io
10 4 (1.54%) Maven
10 4 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (1.54%) Terragrunt
11 3 (1.15%) git-flow
11 3 (1.15%) JMeter
11 3 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (1.15%) Storybook
12 2 (0.77%) ESLint
12 2 (0.77%) Vite
General
1 61 (23.46%) Social Skills
2 57 (21.92%) Public Sector
3 46 (17.69%) Finance
4 32 (12.31%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 28 (10.77%) Organisational Skills
6 21 (8.08%) Marketing
6 21 (8.08%) Retail
7 17 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (5.77%) Legal
9 13 (5.00%) Banking
10 6 (2.31%) Electronics
10 6 (2.31%) Games
10 6 (2.31%) Manufacturing
10 6 (2.31%) Telecoms
11 5 (1.92%) Retail Banking
12 3 (1.15%) Law
13 2 (0.77%) Influencing Skills
13 2 (0.77%) Presentation Skills
13 2 (0.77%) Tech for Good
14 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 84 (32.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 81 (31.15%) Developer
3 67 (25.77%) Senior
4 34 (13.08%) Lead
5 31 (11.92%) Senior Developer
6 25 (9.62%) Software Engineer
7 24 (9.23%) Software Developer
8 23 (8.85%) Senior DevOps
8 23 (8.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 21 (8.08%) Azure Engineer
10 20 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
11 17 (6.54%) C# Developer
12 16 (6.15%) AWS Engineer
12 16 (6.15%) Lead DevOps
12 16 (6.15%) Lead DevOps Engineer
13 15 (5.77%) C# Software Developer
14 14 (5.38%) Cloud Engineer
15 13 (5.00%) Data Engineer
15 13 (5.00%) Lead Software Engineer
16 11 (4.23%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (20.77%) React
2 36 (13.85%) Node.js
3 35 (13.46%) .NET
4 27 (10.38%) RESTful
5 26 (10.00%) HTML
6 23 (8.85%) .NET Core
6 23 (8.85%) CSS
7 21 (8.08%) AngularJS
8 20 (7.69%) Kafka
9 17 (6.54%) HTML5
9 17 (6.54%) Laravel
9 17 (6.54%) Vue
10 15 (5.77%) JSON
11 12 (4.62%) Django
11 12 (4.62%) REST
12 11 (4.23%) Flask
12 11 (4.23%) Ruby on Rails
13 10 (3.85%) ARM Templates
13 10 (3.85%) Azure Blueprints
13 10 (3.85%) Next.js
Miscellaneous
1 49 (18.85%) Public Cloud
2 43 (16.54%) Distributed Systems
3 19 (7.31%) Onboarding
4 13 (5.00%) IoT
5 12 (4.62%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.46%) Mobile App
7 8 (3.08%) Cloud Native
8 7 (2.69%) Virtual Team
9 6 (2.31%) Legacy Code
9 6 (2.31%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.92%) Distributed Applications
10 5 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.92%) Replication
11 3 (1.15%) Tandem
12 2 (0.77%) e-Learning
12 2 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.38%) Embedded Systems
13 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 61 (23.46%) Linux
2 19 (7.31%) Windows
3 8 (3.08%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.69%) Mac OS
5 6 (2.31%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.54%) VMS
6 4 (1.54%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.77%) Alpine Linux
7 2 (0.77%) Debian
7 2 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (66.92%) CI/CD
2 146 (56.15%) DevOps
3 103 (39.62%) Agile
4 100 (38.46%) Containerisation
5 95 (36.54%) Software Engineering
6 91 (35.00%) Infrastructure as Code
7 63 (24.23%) Deployment Automation
8 59 (22.69%) Test Automation
9 57 (21.92%) Mentoring
10 44 (16.92%) Problem-Solving
11 42 (16.15%) Full Stack Development
12 35 (13.46%) TDD
13 33 (12.69%) Microservices
13 33 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
14 30 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (10.77%) Open Source
16 26 (10.00%) Computer Science
16 26 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
17 25 (9.62%) Collaborative Working
17 25 (9.62%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 85 (32.69%) Python
2 49 (18.85%) Go
3 47 (18.08%) JavaScript
4 36 (13.85%) C#
4 36 (13.85%) TypeScript
5 28 (10.77%) Java
6 26 (10.00%) Bash
6 26 (10.00%) SQL
7 24 (9.23%) PowerShell
8 17 (6.54%) PHP
8 17 (6.54%) Ruby
9 8 (3.08%) Bicep
10 6 (2.31%) R
10 6 (2.31%) Scala
10 6 (2.31%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.92%) Ada
11 5 (1.92%) C
11 5 (1.92%) JSX
12 2 (0.77%) C++
12 2 (0.77%) Dart
Qualifications
1 29 (11.15%) Security Cleared
2 27 (10.38%) Degree
3 22 (8.46%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (3.46%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.69%) Master's Degree
7 4 (1.54%) ISEB
7 4 (1.54%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (1.54%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.15%) Azure Certification
9 1 (0.38%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.38%) NCSC
2 12 (4.62%) GDPR
3 11 (4.23%) QA
4 4 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.15%) SLA
6 1 (0.38%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.38%) NIST
6 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 116 (44.62%) Docker
2 5 (1.92%) HDFS
3 3 (1.15%) Embedded Firmware
3 3 (1.15%) Firmware
4 2 (0.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 138 (53.08%) Terraform
2 124 (47.69%) Kubernetes
3 44 (16.92%) Ansible
4 12 (4.62%) Grafana
5 10 (3.85%) Progress Chef
5 10 (3.85%) Prometheus
6 8 (3.08%) Puppet
7 6 (2.31%) Argo
7 6 (2.31%) Kibana
8 4 (1.54%) Istio
9 2 (0.77%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.38%) Consul
10 1 (0.38%) Packer
10 1 (0.38%) Podman
10 1 (0.38%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (7.31%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.00%) Google
3 11 (4.23%) Databricks
4 9 (3.46%) Splunk
5 6 (2.31%) SAP
6 5 (1.92%) Cloudera
6 5 (1.92%) LogicMonitor
6 5 (1.92%) PagerDuty
6 5 (1.92%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.15%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.15%) New Relic
8 2 (0.77%) McAfee
8 2 (0.77%) Twitter
9 1 (0.38%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.38%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.38%) Thales
9 1 (0.38%) UiPath
9 1 (0.38%) VMware