Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitHub
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 286 401 477
Rank change year-on-year +115 +76 -1
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 2,014 1,360 1,238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.16% 0.77% 0.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.87% 5.71% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,545 1,115 1,083
UK median annual salary £51,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.36% +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £87,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -8.54%

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 34,299 23,807 20,459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.78% 13.49% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 28,392 19,938 17,209
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for GitHub in the UK

GitHub
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GitHub.

Salary trend for GitHub in the UK

GitHub
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GitHub over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for GitHub in the UK

GitHub
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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 +98 1,894 £52,500 -4.55% 307
UK excluding London +140 984 £42,500 -5.56% 173
London +67 971 £61,250 -2.00% 146
South East +106 313 £47,500 -13.64% 64
North of England +48 221 £45,000 - 37
Midlands +82 153 £32,500 -13.33% 28
North West +34 130 £40,000 - 21
East of England +73 127 £46,902 -31.78% 20
West Midlands +48 114 £32,500 -13.33% 12
South West +51 113 £50,000 +53.85% 12
Yorkshire +30 76 £50,000 +2.56% 15
Scotland 0 57 £37,500 -5.06% 8
East Midlands +53 48 £29,000 -17.14% 16
North East -9 15 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Northern Ireland - 6 £12,500 - 1
Wales +14 3 £35,750 -18.29% 3

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing GitHub also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for GitHub.

1 972 (48.26%) Agile Software Development
2 881 (43.74%) JavaScript
3 634 (31.48%) HTML
4 612 (30.39%) Git (software)
5 593 (29.44%) Java
6 584 (29.00%) SQL
7 582 (28.90%) CSS
8 526 (26.12%) Amazon AWS
9 522 (25.92%) AngularJS
10 505 (25.07%) Jenkins
11 478 (23.73%) DevOps
12 452 (22.44%) TDD
13 436 (21.65%) Continuous Integration
14 429 (21.30%) Linux
15 405 (20.11%) PHP
16 403 (20.01%) C#
17 398 (19.76%) Finance
18 375 (18.62%) Scrum
19 366 (18.17%) Software Engineering
20 359 (17.83%) Python
21 345 (17.13%) Web Services
22 339 (16.83%) Node.js
23 338 (16.78%) Open Source
24 326 (16.19%) Test Automation
25 324 (16.09%) Docker
26 315 (15.64%) JIRA
27 310 (15.39%) jQuery
28 309 (15.34%) MySQL
29 286 (14.20%) Microsoft Azure
30 280 (13.90%) .NET

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
1 127 (6.31%) Apache
2 117 (5.81%) CMS
2 117 (5.81%) Elasticsearch
3 94 (4.67%) WordPress
4 77 (3.82%) Apache Spark
5 71 (3.53%) Drupal
6 65 (3.23%) nginx
7 60 (2.98%) Tomcat
8 46 (2.28%) Joomla!
9 44 (2.18%) Confluence
10 41 (2.04%) Apache Solr
11 34 (1.69%) Ethereum
12 30 (1.49%) OpenStack
13 26 (1.29%) IIS
14 15 (0.74%) SharePoint
15 13 (0.65%) NServiceBus
16 12 (0.60%) Hyperledger
16 12 (0.60%) Umbraco
17 11 (0.55%) Apache Pig
18 10 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 29 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 19 (0.94%) Photoshop
3 14 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.25%) InVision
6 4 (0.20%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.15%) HipChat
8 1 (0.050%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 66 (3.28%) Magento
2 36 (1.79%) Distributed Ledger
3 14 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
5 6 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.099%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.099%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.099%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.099%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.099%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.099%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.099%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.099%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.050%) R3 Corda
8 1 (0.050%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 526 (26.12%) Amazon AWS
2 286 (14.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 121 (6.01%) Slack
4 78 (3.87%) Amazon EC2
5 74 (3.67%) Heroku
6 69 (3.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 59 (2.93%) Amazon S3
7 59 (2.93%) OpenShift
8 58 (2.88%) SaaS
9 56 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
10 52 (2.58%) Google Cloud Platform
11 51 (2.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 48 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
12 48 (2.38%) Trello
13 45 (2.23%) Serverless
14 42 (2.09%) AWS Lambda
15 35 (1.74%) npm
16 31 (1.54%) Amazon Kinesis
16 31 (1.54%) Google Play
17 29 (1.44%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 61 (3.03%) HTTP
2 58 (2.88%) Internet
3 36 (1.79%) LDAP
4 30 (1.49%) TCP/IP
5 21 (1.04%) Firewall
6 20 (0.99%) DNS
7 15 (0.74%) VPN
8 13 (0.65%) VoIP
9 12 (0.60%) HTTPS
10 10 (0.50%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (0.45%) ICMP
11 9 (0.45%) SSL
12 8 (0.40%) Network Security
12 8 (0.40%) SMS
12 8 (0.40%) VSAT
13 7 (0.35%) DHCP
13 7 (0.35%) Skype
14 6 (0.30%) Ethernet
14 6 (0.30%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (15.34%) MySQL
2 277 (13.75%) SQL Server
3 201 (9.98%) NoSQL
4 190 (9.43%) PostgreSQL
5 138 (6.85%) Big Data
6 136 (6.75%) Redis
7 135 (6.70%) MongoDB
8 121 (6.01%) Relational Database
9 86 (4.27%) Hadoop
10 76 (3.77%) Blockchain
11 67 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 63 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 55 (2.73%) Amazon RDS
14 52 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
15 43 (2.14%) MariaDB
16 42 (2.09%) SQL Server 2016
17 40 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
18 37 (1.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 35 (1.74%) Amazon Redshift
20 34 (1.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 612 (30.39%) Git (software)
2 505 (25.07%) Jenkins
3 315 (15.64%) JIRA
4 232 (11.52%) Bitbucket
5 212 (10.53%) Selenium
6 168 (8.34%) TeamCity
7 167 (8.29%) Subversion
8 166 (8.24%) Cucumber
9 148 (7.35%) Maven
10 107 (5.31%) JUnit
11 99 (4.92%) Visual Studio
12 90 (4.47%) WebDriver
13 83 (4.12%) gulp
14 80 (3.97%) Sonatype Nexus
15 70 (3.48%) GitLab
16 64 (3.18%) webpack
17 63 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 60 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
19 57 (2.83%) Gradle
20 53 (2.63%) Vagrant
General
1 398 (19.76%) Finance
2 154 (7.65%) Banking
3 121 (6.01%) Retail
4 83 (4.12%) Telecoms
5 78 (3.87%) Games
6 76 (3.77%) Marketing
7 75 (3.72%) Investment Banking
8 73 (3.62%) Retail Banking
9 64 (3.18%) Electronics
10 57 (2.83%) Manufacturing
11 48 (2.38%) Advertising
12 16 (0.79%) Legal
13 13 (0.65%) Back Office
14 8 (0.40%) Publishing
15 7 (0.35%) Law
16 6 (0.30%) Automotive
16 6 (0.30%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.25%) Front Office
18 3 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
19 1 (0.050%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,264 (62.76%) Developer
2 289 (14.35%) Senior Developer
3 188 (9.33%) PHP Developer
4 168 (8.34%) Java Developer
5 161 (7.99%) Software Developer
6 154 (7.65%) Full Stack Developer
7 152 (7.55%) Software Engineer
8 134 (6.65%) JavaScript Developer
9 120 (5.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 102 (5.06%) Tester
11 101 (5.01%) Automation Tester
12 99 (4.92%) DevOps Engineer
12 99 (4.92%) Web Developer
13 98 (4.87%) .NET Developer
14 92 (4.57%) C# Developer
15 81 (4.02%) Junior
16 79 (3.92%) Lead Developer
17 76 (3.77%) Junior Developer
18 71 (3.53%) HTML Developer
19 57 (2.83%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 634 (31.48%) HTML
2 582 (28.90%) CSS
3 522 (25.92%) AngularJS
4 345 (17.13%) Web Services
5 339 (16.83%) Node.js
6 310 (15.39%) jQuery
7 280 (13.90%) .NET
8 251 (12.46%) HTML5
9 233 (11.57%) REST
10 231 (11.47%) RESTful
11 191 (9.48%) React
12 184 (9.14%) JSON
13 183 (9.09%) Spring
14 170 (8.44%) Sass
15 143 (7.10%) ASP.NET
16 140 (6.95%) Laravel
17 118 (5.86%) Symfony
18 117 (5.81%) CSS3
19 116 (5.76%) SOAP
19 116 (5.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 230 (11.42%) Computer Science
2 203 (10.08%) User Experience
3 154 (7.65%) Fintech
4 130 (6.45%) Mobile App
5 90 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
6 77 (3.82%) Public Cloud
7 76 (3.77%) Algorithms
8 74 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
9 67 (3.33%) Blog
10 57 (2.83%) Private Cloud
11 37 (1.84%) Linux Command Line
12 33 (1.64%) Data Structures
13 32 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
14 31 (1.54%) Data Centre
15 26 (1.29%) Bitcoin
15 26 (1.29%) Client/Server
16 25 (1.24%) Hedge funds
17 22 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 20 (0.99%) Clustering
18 20 (0.99%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 429 (21.30%) Linux
2 156 (7.75%) Apple iOS
3 148 (7.35%) Unix
4 145 (7.20%) Android
5 139 (6.90%) Windows
6 37 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (1.74%) Windows Server
8 32 (1.59%) Ubuntu
9 27 (1.34%) CentOS
10 15 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
10 15 (0.74%) Solaris
11 13 (0.65%) VMS
12 11 (0.55%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (0.40%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (0.35%) CoreOS
16 5 (0.25%) Windows 10
17 2 (0.099%) Mesosphere
18 1 (0.050%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 972 (48.26%) Agile Software Development
2 478 (23.73%) DevOps
3 452 (22.44%) TDD
4 436 (21.65%) Continuous Integration
5 375 (18.62%) Scrum
6 366 (18.17%) Software Engineering
7 338 (16.78%) Open Source
8 326 (16.19%) Test Automation
9 273 (13.56%) MVC
10 260 (12.91%) BDD
11 253 (12.56%) Web Development
12 217 (10.77%) SDLC
13 197 (9.78%) Front End Development
14 177 (8.79%) Analytics
15 169 (8.39%) OO
16 165 (8.19%) Microservices
17 161 (7.99%) Continuous Delivery
18 141 (7.00%) E-Commerce
19 134 (6.65%) Configuration Management
20 125 (6.21%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 881 (43.74%) JavaScript
2 593 (29.44%) Java
3 584 (29.00%) SQL
4 405 (20.11%) PHP
5 403 (20.01%) C#
6 359 (17.83%) Python
7 231 (11.47%) Ruby
8 129 (6.41%) C++
9 128 (6.36%) Scala
10 86 (4.27%) Bash Shell
11 72 (3.57%) PowerShell
12 69 (3.43%) T-SQL
13 63 (3.13%) Go
13 63 (3.13%) Perl
14 56 (2.78%) ES6
15 55 (2.73%) C
16 45 (2.23%) Shell Script
17 41 (2.04%) TypeScript
18 38 (1.89%) PL/SQL
19 36 (1.79%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 233 (11.57%) Degree
2 133 (6.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (1.94%) PhD
4 12 (0.60%) Security Cleared
5 9 (0.45%) Master's Degree
6 7 (0.35%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.30%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.20%) ISEB
8 4 (0.20%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.15%) A+ Certification
9 3 (0.15%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (0.15%) Server+ Certification
10 2 (0.099%) AAT
10 2 (0.099%) GCIA
10 2 (0.099%) GCIH
10 2 (0.099%) GSEC
10 2 (0.099%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.099%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.099%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (5.81%) QA
2 23 (1.14%) PCI DSS
3 20 (0.99%) GCP
4 13 (0.65%) WAI
5 9 (0.45%) SLA
6 5 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.15%) WCAG
9 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 324 (16.09%) Docker
2 52 (2.58%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
4 18 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.50%) vSphere
6 9 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.35%) KVM
8 6 (0.30%) Ceph
8 6 (0.30%) GPFS
8 6 (0.30%) HDFS
8 6 (0.30%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 5 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.20%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.15%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.099%) LXC
12 2 (0.099%) XenServer
13 1 (0.050%) NFS
13 1 (0.050%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.050%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 173 (8.59%) Puppet
2 165 (8.19%) Ansible
3 111 (5.51%) Opscode Chef
4 96 (4.77%) Kubernetes
5 77 (3.82%) Terraform
6 44 (2.18%) Nagios
7 43 (2.14%) Docker Swarm
8 39 (1.94%) ZABBIX
9 18 (0.89%) Capistrano
10 17 (0.84%) Hadoop YARN
11 16 (0.79%) Grafana
12 15 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
13 13 (0.65%) Kibana
14 12 (0.60%) Ambari
14 12 (0.60%) Packer
14 12 (0.60%) Salt
15 10 (0.50%) logstash
15 10 (0.50%) Rundeck
16 8 (0.40%) Icinga
16 8 (0.40%) rkt
Vendors
1 162 (8.04%) Microsoft
1 162 (8.04%) Oracle
2 141 (7.00%) Google
3 73 (3.62%) Splunk
4 56 (2.78%) SAP
5 47 (2.33%) WorldPay
6 46 (2.28%) VMware
7 37 (1.84%) Zend
8 31 (1.54%) Red Hat
8 31 (1.54%) Tableau
9 30 (1.49%) AppDynamics
10 29 (1.44%) New Relic
11 25 (1.24%) IBM
12 24 (1.19%) Atlassian
13 22 (1.09%) HP
14 21 (1.04%) Hortonworks
14 21 (1.04%) Qualys
15 19 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
16 18 (0.89%) Facebook
17 17 (0.84%) Adobe