Period
to 3 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for GitHub skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GitHub over the 6 months to 3 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitHub
UK
6 months to
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 236 248 292
Rank change year-on-year +12 +44 +3
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 1,030 1,585 1,786
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.36% 1.30% 1.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.34% 3.79% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,003 1,223 1,332
Median annual salary £62,500 £56,430 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.76% -1.86% +9.52%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £88,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +17.65%

GitHub 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 30,824 41,798 40,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.73% 34.21% 26.91%
Number of salaries quoted 25,669 34,398 32,524
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for GitHub in the UK

GitHub
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for GitHub in the UK

GitHub
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing GitHub over the 6 months to 3 March 2021.

Salary histogram for GitHub in the UK

GitHub
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the UK over the 6 months to 3 March 2021. 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 +17 957 £62,500 +8.70% 331
London +36 503 £75,000 +15.38% 147
UK excluding London +6 460 £52,500 +5.00% 198
Work from Home +9 243 £57,500 +9.52% 75
South East +3 126 £52,500 - 51
Midlands +59 125 £57,500 +11.69% 45
West Midlands +80 100 £62,500 +25.00% 38
North of England -48 94 £50,000 +11.11% 46
North West -49 48 £49,250 +15.88% 33
South West +37 46 £47,500 +35.71% 19
Yorkshire +10 41 £52,500 -4.55% 9
East of England +70 35 £37,500 -11.76% 21
Scotland +29 25 £59,500 +3.48% 8
East Midlands +2 20 £40,000 -28.89% 7
Wales +29 8 £42,500 -22.73% 7
Northern Ireland +15 6 £47,000 -1.05% 1
North East +12 5 £42,500 -5.56% 4

For the 6 months to 3 March 2021, IT jobs citing GitHub 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.

1 466 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 462 (44.85%) DevOps
3 405 (39.32%) Python
4 398 (38.64%) JavaScript
5 397 (38.54%) AWS
6 339 (32.91%) Docker
7 318 (30.87%) Jenkins
8 308 (29.90%) Git (software)
9 279 (27.09%) Azure
10 272 (26.41%) Terraform
11 268 (26.02%) Linux
12 247 (23.98%) Kubernetes
13 218 (21.17%) Ansible
14 216 (20.97%) Java
15 203 (19.71%) SQL
16 202 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
17 197 (19.13%) Software Engineering
18 193 (18.74%) Node.js
19 192 (18.64%) JIRA
20 191 (18.54%) HTML
21 188 (18.25%) React
22 185 (17.96%) Test Automation
23 168 (16.31%) CSS
24 158 (15.34%) GitLab
25 151 (14.66%) Scrum
26 145 (14.08%) Microservices
27 139 (13.50%) Computer Science
28 134 (13.01%) Open Source
29 133 (12.91%) C#
29 133 (12.91%) Windows

GitHub
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 59 (5.73%) Apache Spark
2 55 (5.34%) Apache
3 47 (4.56%) Elasticsearch
4 46 (4.47%) Confluence
5 40 (3.88%) WordPress
6 28 (2.72%) CMS
7 12 (1.17%) Jupyter
7 12 (1.17%) nginx
8 8 (0.78%) Apache Airflow
9 7 (0.68%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.68%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.58%) JBoss
11 5 (0.49%) Drupal
11 5 (0.49%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.49%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.49%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.29%) DNN
12 3 (0.29%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.29%) Mule
12 3 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (1.46%) Photoshop
2 8 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.29%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.19%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.19%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.19%) GIMP
5 2 (0.19%) Inkscape
5 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.097%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.097%) Figma
6 1 (0.097%) Maya
Business Applications
1 14 (1.36%) Magento
2 7 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.49%) Shopify
4 4 (0.39%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 3 (0.29%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.097%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.097%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.097%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.097%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 397 (38.54%) AWS
2 279 (27.09%) Azure
3 120 (11.65%) GCP
4 96 (9.32%) SaaS
5 83 (8.06%) Serverless
6 50 (4.85%) AWS Lambda
7 48 (4.66%) Amazon ECS
8 45 (4.37%) Amazon EC2
9 40 (3.88%) PaaS
10 34 (3.30%) Amazon S3
10 34 (3.30%) IaaS
11 30 (2.91%) AWS CloudFormation
12 27 (2.62%) Amazon SQS
13 24 (2.33%) OpenShift
13 24 (2.33%) Stackdriver
14 20 (1.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 20 (1.94%) Slack
15 19 (1.84%) Power Platform
16 18 (1.75%) Amazon ELB
17 17 (1.65%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.88%) HTTP
2 29 (2.82%) TCP/IP
3 18 (1.75%) DNS
3 18 (1.75%) Internet
4 16 (1.55%) Firewall
5 14 (1.36%) VPN
6 13 (1.26%) AMQP
7 11 (1.07%) OpenVPN
8 9 (0.87%) DHCP
9 8 (0.78%) FTP
10 7 (0.68%) IPsec
11 6 (0.58%) SSL
12 4 (0.39%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.39%) Intranet
12 4 (0.39%) IPv4
12 4 (0.39%) VLAN
13 3 (0.29%) MPLS
13 3 (0.29%) Skype
13 3 (0.29%) SNMP
13 3 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 105 (10.19%) PostgreSQL
3 66 (6.41%) MongoDB
4 64 (6.21%) NoSQL
5 62 (6.02%) MySQL
6 44 (4.27%) Big Data
7 42 (4.08%) Relational Database
8 37 (3.59%) Amazon RDS
9 22 (2.14%) Redis
10 16 (1.55%) BigQuery
10 16 (1.55%) Power BI
11 15 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (1.26%) Tableau
13 11 (1.07%) Cosmos DB
14 10 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
14 10 (0.97%) Couchbase
15 9 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
16 8 (0.78%) Looker
Development Applications
1 318 (30.87%) Jenkins
2 308 (29.90%) Git (software)
3 192 (18.64%) JIRA
4 158 (15.34%) GitLab
5 80 (7.77%) Bitbucket
6 75 (7.28%) TeamCity
7 53 (5.15%) Gradle
8 47 (4.56%) Sonatype Nexus
9 44 (4.27%) Selenium
9 44 (4.27%) Subversion
10 43 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 42 (4.08%) Maven
12 40 (3.88%) Artifactory
13 37 (3.59%) CircleCI
14 34 (3.30%) Octopus Deploy
15 32 (3.11%) Cypress.io
16 28 (2.72%) Cucumber
17 27 (2.62%) Visual Studio
18 23 (2.23%) JMeter
19 22 (2.14%) Hudson
General
1 129 (12.52%) Finance
2 71 (6.89%) Public Sector
3 57 (5.53%) Marketing
4 41 (3.98%) Games
5 30 (2.91%) Banking
6 26 (2.52%) Law
7 21 (2.04%) Retail
8 14 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.07%) Aerospace
10 9 (0.87%) Electronics
11 6 (0.58%) Publishing
12 5 (0.49%) Back Office
12 5 (0.49%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.49%) Legal
13 4 (0.39%) Advertising
13 4 (0.39%) Automotive
13 4 (0.39%) Housing Association
14 3 (0.29%) Front Office
14 3 (0.29%) Telecoms
15 2 (0.19%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 446 (43.30%) Developer
2 233 (22.62%) DevOps Engineer
3 81 (7.86%) Senior Developer
4 70 (6.80%) Software Engineer
5 68 (6.60%) AWS Engineer
6 65 (6.31%) AWS DevOps
7 64 (6.21%) Python Developer
8 60 (5.83%) Senior DevOps
8 60 (5.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 59 (5.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 58 (5.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 58 (5.63%) Full Stack Developer
11 50 (4.85%) React Developer
12 48 (4.66%) Cloud Engineer
13 47 (4.56%) Azure Engineer
14 46 (4.47%) PHP Developer
15 45 (4.37%) Lead DevOps
16 44 (4.27%) JavaScript Developer
17 43 (4.17%) Java Developer
18 41 (3.98%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (18.74%) Node.js
2 191 (18.54%) HTML
3 188 (18.25%) React
4 168 (16.31%) CSS
5 115 (11.17%) REST
6 106 (10.29%) AngularJS
7 104 (10.10%) .NET
8 100 (9.71%) Spring
8 100 (9.71%) Web Services
9 71 (6.89%) HTML5
10 69 (6.70%) Kafka
11 62 (6.02%) RESTful
12 56 (5.44%) Sass
13 55 (5.34%) Spring Boot
14 51 (4.95%) jQuery
15 50 (4.85%) .NET Core
16 48 (4.66%) Redux
17 47 (4.56%) Vue.js
18 46 (4.47%) RabbitMQ
19 44 (4.27%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 81 (7.86%) User Experience
2 45 (4.37%) Mobile App
3 42 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (3.69%) Greenfield Project
5 35 (3.40%) Blog
6 32 (3.11%) Public Cloud
7 27 (2.62%) Algorithms
8 25 (2.43%) Cloud Native
9 23 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
10 19 (1.84%) Data Centre
11 15 (1.46%) Private Cloud
12 14 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (1.17%) Data Structures
14 10 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
14 10 (0.97%) Renewable Energy
15 9 (0.87%) Augmented Reality
15 9 (0.87%) Virtual Team
16 8 (0.78%) Management Information System
17 7 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
17 7 (0.68%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 268 (26.02%) Linux
2 133 (12.91%) Windows
3 44 (4.27%) Windows Server
4 42 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (3.01%) Android
6 29 (2.82%) Unix
7 26 (2.52%) Apple iOS
8 23 (2.23%) CentOS
9 11 (1.07%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.68%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.49%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.29%) Fedora
13 2 (0.19%) Robot Operating System
13 2 (0.19%) VMS
14 1 (0.097%) Debian
14 1 (0.097%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.097%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.097%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 462 (44.85%) DevOps
3 202 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
4 197 (19.13%) Software Engineering
5 185 (17.96%) Test Automation
6 151 (14.66%) Scrum
7 145 (14.08%) Microservices
8 139 (13.50%) Computer Science
9 134 (13.01%) Open Source
10 122 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
11 120 (11.65%) Infrastructure as Code
12 109 (10.58%) TDD
13 92 (8.93%) Continuous Delivery
14 91 (8.83%) Front End Development
15 80 (7.77%) SDLC
16 77 (7.48%) Configuration Management
17 73 (7.09%) OO
18 67 (6.50%) Machine Learning
19 66 (6.41%) Fintech
20 65 (6.31%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 405 (39.32%) Python
2 398 (38.64%) JavaScript
3 216 (20.97%) Java
4 203 (19.71%) SQL
5 133 (12.91%) C#
6 130 (12.62%) PHP
7 112 (10.87%) Bash Shell
8 98 (9.51%) PowerShell
9 97 (9.42%) Ruby
10 87 (8.45%) TypeScript
11 59 (5.73%) Go
12 44 (4.27%) ES6
13 43 (4.17%) C++
14 33 (3.20%) Scala
15 32 (3.11%) C
16 23 (2.23%) Kotlin
17 21 (2.04%) Apple Swift
18 17 (1.65%) Java 8
19 11 (1.07%) Shell Script
20 9 (0.87%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 131 (12.72%) Degree
2 113 (10.97%) Security Cleared
3 110 (10.68%) SC Cleared
4 69 (6.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (1.55%) AWS Certification
5 16 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (1.46%) Master's Degree
6 15 (1.46%) PhD
7 4 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.29%) RHCE
8 3 (0.29%) RHCSA
9 2 (0.19%) AAT
9 2 (0.19%) ACCA
9 2 (0.19%) CIMA
9 2 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.19%) GCIA
9 2 (0.19%) GCIH
9 2 (0.19%) GSEC
9 2 (0.19%) SSCP
10 1 (0.097%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.47%) QA
2 11 (1.07%) GDPR
3 10 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.68%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.58%) MISRA
5 6 (0.58%) MISRA C
5 6 (0.58%) WCAG
6 4 (0.39%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.29%) ISO 13485
7 3 (0.29%) SLA
8 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.097%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.097%) NIST
System Software
1 339 (32.91%) Docker
2 37 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (2.62%) Active Directory
4 17 (1.65%) vSphere
5 14 (1.36%) Firmware
6 8 (0.78%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.29%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.097%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.097%) KVM
9 1 (0.097%) Xen
Systems Management
1 272 (26.41%) Terraform
2 247 (23.98%) Kubernetes
3 218 (21.17%) Ansible
4 123 (11.94%) Puppet
5 79 (7.67%) Opscode Chef
6 52 (5.05%) Grafana
7 42 (4.08%) Prometheus
8 23 (2.23%) Packer
9 21 (2.04%) Rancher
10 17 (1.65%) Graphite
11 16 (1.55%) Consul
12 13 (1.26%) Nagios
13 10 (0.97%) Graylog
13 10 (0.97%) logstash
13 10 (0.97%) Opsgenie
14 7 (0.68%) Docker Swarm
14 7 (0.68%) Istio
14 7 (0.68%) ZABBIX
15 6 (0.58%) Mesos
16 5 (0.49%) Marathon
Vendors
1 118 (11.46%) Google
2 99 (9.61%) Microsoft
3 55 (5.34%) Oracle
4 52 (5.05%) Salesforce.com
5 51 (4.95%) Atlassian
6 44 (4.27%) VMware
7 35 (3.40%) Splunk
8 28 (2.72%) Red Hat
9 24 (2.33%) ServiceNow
10 18 (1.75%) New Relic
11 17 (1.65%) Facebook
12 16 (1.55%) IBM
13 15 (1.46%) Dynatrace
14 13 (1.26%) Adobe
15 12 (1.17%) Apple
16 11 (1.07%) Databricks
16 11 (1.07%) Talend
17 10 (0.97%) AppDynamics
17 10 (0.97%) DoubleClick
18 9 (0.87%) Twitter