Period
to 22 September 2020

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 22 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitHub
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 231 272 289
Rank change year-on-year +41 +17 -11
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 724 1,690 1,929
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.45% 1.21% 1.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.71% 3.89% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 629 1,411 1,489
Median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £97,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 19,527 43,404 40,836
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.21% 31.20% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16,218 35,299 33,063
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
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 22 September 2020.

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 22 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 +40 669 £59,125 -1.46% 210
UK excluding London +90 384 £50,000 - 126
London +7 316 £67,500 -6.90% 96
Work from Home +28 122 £55,000 -8.33% 53
North of England +65 115 £45,000 - 35
South East +74 104 £52,500 +5.00% 28
North West +36 82 £45,000 -1.10% 23
Midlands +147 77 £50,000 -16.67% 16
West Midlands +128 67 £50,000 -9.09% 13
South West +124 40 £53,750 +7.50% 14
Yorkshire +84 23 £47,500 +5.56% 8
Wales +35 18 £42,500 -15.00% 6
East of England +92 14 £47,500 -12.84% 20
Scotland +72 11 £25,000 -50.00% 5
East Midlands +68 10 £40,000 -33.33% 3
North East +34 10 £32,500 -23.53% 4
Northern Ireland +20 6 £32,500 -31.58% 2

For the 6 months to 22 September 2020, 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.

1 360 (49.72%) Agile Software Development
2 335 (46.27%) DevOps
3 290 (40.06%) Python
4 285 (39.36%) AWS
5 265 (36.60%) JavaScript
6 259 (35.77%) Git (software)
7 238 (32.87%) Jenkins
8 212 (29.28%) Docker
9 207 (28.59%) Terraform
10 205 (28.31%) Java
11 187 (25.83%) Microservices
12 180 (24.86%) Kubernetes
13 179 (24.72%) Azure
14 175 (24.17%) SQL
15 154 (21.27%) Linux
16 146 (20.17%) Software Engineering
17 145 (20.03%) C#
18 144 (19.89%) .NET
18 144 (19.89%) Test Automation
19 139 (19.20%) HTML
20 131 (18.09%) CSS
20 131 (18.09%) TDD
21 129 (17.82%) Node.js
22 128 (17.68%) Continuous Integration
23 125 (17.27%) Open Source
23 125 (17.27%) React
24 114 (15.75%) Public Sector
25 110 (15.19%) Google
26 109 (15.06%) GCP
27 108 (14.92%) SQL Server

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 77 (10.64%) Elasticsearch
2 59 (8.15%) Confluence
3 57 (7.87%) Apache
4 50 (6.91%) Apache Spark
5 21 (2.90%) WordPress
6 15 (2.07%) nginx
7 14 (1.93%) CMS
7 14 (1.93%) WebSphere
8 12 (1.66%) JBoss
9 8 (1.10%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.97%) GlassFish
10 7 (0.97%) Headless CMS
11 5 (0.69%) Drupal
11 5 (0.69%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.41%) IIS
12 3 (0.41%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
13 2 (0.28%) Ethereum
13 2 (0.28%) Gluu
Applications
1 3 (0.41%) 3ds Max
1 3 (0.41%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.28%) Fireworks
2 2 (0.28%) Inkscape
2 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.28%) Sketch
3 1 (0.14%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.52%) Shopify
2 10 (1.38%) Magento
3 7 (0.97%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 4 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 285 (39.36%) AWS
2 179 (24.72%) Azure
3 109 (15.06%) GCP
4 49 (6.77%) Stackdriver
5 45 (6.22%) Cloud Computing
6 44 (6.08%) Serverless
7 40 (5.52%) SaaS
8 36 (4.97%) AWS Lambda
9 31 (4.28%) Amazon SQS
10 28 (3.87%) PaaS
11 24 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
11 24 (3.31%) Amazon S3
12 20 (2.76%) Amazon ECS
13 19 (2.62%) AWS CloudFormation
13 19 (2.62%) IaaS
13 19 (2.62%) OpenShift
14 18 (2.49%) Slack
15 12 (1.66%) Azure Active Directory
16 10 (1.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 9 (1.24%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.38%) Firewall
1 10 (1.38%) HTTP
2 9 (1.24%) AMQP
3 6 (0.83%) Internet
3 6 (0.83%) Skype
3 6 (0.83%) VPN
4 5 (0.69%) SSL
5 3 (0.41%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.41%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.28%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.28%) DNS
6 2 (0.28%) DSL
6 2 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.28%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (0.28%) OpenVPN
6 2 (0.28%) SSH
6 2 (0.28%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.28%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (14.92%) SQL Server
2 106 (14.64%) PostgreSQL
3 88 (12.15%) NoSQL
4 61 (8.43%) MongoDB
5 58 (8.01%) MySQL
6 41 (5.66%) Big Data
7 33 (4.56%) Relational Database
8 20 (2.76%) MariaDB
8 20 (2.76%) Redis
9 16 (2.21%) Azure SQL Database
10 15 (2.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 13 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (0.97%) Blockchain
15 6 (0.83%) BigQuery
15 6 (0.83%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.69%) Couchbase
16 5 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
17 3 (0.41%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 259 (35.77%) Git (software)
2 238 (32.87%) Jenkins
3 102 (14.09%) GitLab
4 98 (13.54%) JIRA
5 68 (9.39%) Gradle
6 57 (7.87%) Bitbucket
7 55 (7.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 51 (7.04%) Selenium
9 38 (5.25%) Maven
10 31 (4.28%) Sonatype Nexus
11 27 (3.73%) TeamCity
12 25 (3.45%) Cypress.io
12 25 (3.45%) Postman
13 23 (3.18%) webpack
14 20 (2.76%) JMeter
15 19 (2.62%) JUnit
15 19 (2.62%) Xcode
16 17 (2.35%) Android Studio
16 17 (2.35%) CircleCI
16 17 (2.35%) PHPUnit
General
1 114 (15.75%) Public Sector
2 102 (14.09%) Finance
3 32 (4.42%) Marketing
3 32 (4.42%) Retail
4 24 (3.31%) Games
5 19 (2.62%) Banking
6 13 (1.80%) Law
7 9 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.97%) Legal
8 7 (0.97%) Local Government
9 6 (0.83%) Publishing
10 4 (0.55%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.41%) Back Office
11 3 (0.41%) Electronics
11 3 (0.41%) Front Office
12 2 (0.28%) Billing
12 2 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 377 (52.07%) Developer
2 123 (16.99%) DevOps Engineer
3 105 (14.50%) Senior Developer
4 67 (9.25%) Full Stack Developer
5 50 (6.91%) Java Developer
6 48 (6.63%) Software Developer
7 46 (6.35%) Platform Engineer
8 44 (6.08%) PHP Developer
9 43 (5.94%) Python Developer
10 35 (4.83%) .NET Developer
10 35 (4.83%) Software Engineer
11 34 (4.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 33 (4.56%) React Developer
13 31 (4.28%) Architect
13 31 (4.28%) Test Engineer
14 30 (4.14%) AWS Engineer
15 29 (4.01%) Digital Developer
16 27 (3.73%) JavaScript Developer
17 26 (3.59%) Digital Transformation
18 25 (3.45%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (19.89%) .NET
2 139 (19.20%) HTML
3 131 (18.09%) CSS
4 129 (17.82%) Node.js
5 125 (17.27%) React
6 107 (14.78%) Spring
7 91 (12.57%) Web Services
8 87 (12.02%) AngularJS
9 86 (11.88%) REST
9 86 (11.88%) RESTful
10 67 (9.25%) JSON
11 63 (8.70%) .NET Core
12 61 (8.43%) RabbitMQ
12 61 (8.43%) XML
13 60 (8.29%) Spring Integration
14 57 (7.87%) Spring Boot
15 51 (7.04%) Redux
16 48 (6.63%) Elastic Stack
17 45 (6.22%) .NET Framework
18 44 (6.08%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 67 (9.25%) User Experience
2 33 (4.56%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (4.14%) Mobile App
4 27 (3.73%) Blog
5 24 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (3.04%) Cloud Native
6 22 (3.04%) Public Cloud
7 18 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (2.07%) Algorithms
8 15 (2.07%) Social Media
9 8 (1.10%) Robotics
10 7 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (0.97%) Mobile Games
10 7 (0.97%) Private Cloud
11 6 (0.83%) Data Centre
11 6 (0.83%) DataPower
11 6 (0.83%) Derivative
12 5 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (0.55%) Life Science
14 3 (0.41%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 154 (21.27%) Linux
2 47 (6.49%) CentOS
2 47 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 43 (5.94%) Android
4 42 (5.80%) Windows
5 41 (5.66%) Apple iOS
6 21 (2.90%) Unix
7 9 (1.24%) Ubuntu
7 9 (1.24%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.83%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.69%) Debian
9 5 (0.69%) VMS
9 5 (0.69%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (0.41%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (49.72%) Agile Software Development
2 335 (46.27%) DevOps
3 187 (25.83%) Microservices
4 146 (20.17%) Software Engineering
5 144 (19.89%) Test Automation
6 131 (18.09%) TDD
7 128 (17.68%) Continuous Integration
8 125 (17.27%) Open Source
9 102 (14.09%) Scrum
10 96 (13.26%) BDD
11 71 (9.81%) OO
12 64 (8.84%) Configuration Management
13 62 (8.56%) Infrastructure Automation
14 61 (8.43%) Fintech
15 60 (8.29%) Mentoring
16 57 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
17 56 (7.73%) IT Strategy
17 56 (7.73%) OOP
18 54 (7.46%) Infrastructure as Code
18 54 (7.46%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 290 (40.06%) Python
2 265 (36.60%) JavaScript
3 205 (28.31%) Java
4 175 (24.17%) SQL
5 145 (20.03%) C#
6 98 (13.54%) PHP
7 90 (12.43%) Ruby
8 68 (9.39%) PowerShell
9 50 (6.91%) Go
10 47 (6.49%) Bash Shell
11 38 (5.25%) ES6
12 34 (4.70%) Kotlin
13 32 (4.42%) Scala
14 28 (3.87%) Java 8
15 27 (3.73%) C++
16 22 (3.04%) TypeScript
17 15 (2.07%) Apple Swift
18 14 (1.93%) Objective-C
19 12 (1.66%) C
19 12 (1.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 87 (12.02%) Security Cleared
2 86 (11.88%) SC Cleared
3 51 (7.04%) AWS Certification
4 39 (5.39%) Degree
5 15 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.55%) MCSE
8 3 (0.41%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.28%) CCNA
9 2 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (7.73%) QA
2 8 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.55%) GDPR
4 3 (0.41%) SLA
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 212 (29.28%) Docker
2 11 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.55%) Firmware
5 4 (0.55%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.28%) iptables
7 1 (0.14%) HDFS
7 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 207 (28.59%) Terraform
2 180 (24.86%) Kubernetes
3 96 (13.26%) Grafana
4 94 (12.98%) Ansible
5 79 (10.91%) Puppet
6 45 (6.22%) Graphite
6 45 (6.22%) Prometheus
7 28 (3.87%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (1.93%) Mesos
8 14 (1.93%) Packer
9 13 (1.80%) cPanel
9 13 (1.80%) Kibana
9 13 (1.80%) Marathon
10 10 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (0.97%) Consul
11 7 (0.97%) Pingdom
12 5 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (0.55%) logstash
13 4 (0.55%) Nagios
14 2 (0.28%) Munin
Vendors
1 110 (15.19%) Google
2 71 (9.81%) Microsoft
3 56 (7.73%) Splunk
4 51 (7.04%) ServiceNow
5 45 (6.22%) Oracle
6 18 (2.49%) IBM
7 14 (1.93%) Facebook
8 13 (1.80%) HP
9 10 (1.38%) Apple
9 10 (1.38%) Red Hat
9 10 (1.38%) VMware
9 10 (1.38%) Zend
10 9 (1.24%) Dynatrace
11 8 (1.10%) ABBYY
11 8 (1.10%) UiPath
12 7 (0.97%) Ariba
12 7 (0.97%) Blue Prism
12 7 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.83%) MuleSoft
14 5 (0.69%) AppDynamics