Period
to 11 May 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 11 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitHub
UK
6 months to
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 198 259 287
Rank change year-on-year +61 +28 +4
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 1,479 1,251 1,724
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.68% 1.26% 1.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.03% 3.58% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 989 881 1,269
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £32,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £43,425
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £76,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 36,730 34,898 41,421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.68% 35.16% 28.25%
Number of salaries quoted 29,528 28,736 33,640
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 11 May 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 11 May 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 +59 1,347 £62,500 +8.70% 325
London +73 768 £70,000 +7.69% 149
UK excluding London +21 583 £52,500 +5.00% 187
Work from Home +3 361 £60,000 +4.35% 79
South East +40 216 £52,500 -4.55% 56
Midlands +42 124 £57,500 +9.52% 30
North of England -45 104 £52,500 +10.53% 45
West Midlands +35 94 £62,500 +19.05% 22
South West -9 67 £42,365 -10.81% 32
North West -32 53 £56,250 +25.00% 28
Yorkshire -19 41 £52,500 -4.55% 11
East of England +37 32 £38,750 -29.55% 7
Scotland -6 31 £48,500 -4.90% 5
East Midlands +7 24 £40,000 -27.27% 8
North East +5 10 £48,500 +2.11% 6
Wales +23 6 £62,500 +13.64% 10
Northern Ireland +4 6 £34,000 +4.62% 2

For the 6 months to 11 May 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.

1 734 (49.63%) Agile Software Development
2 642 (43.41%) AWS
3 625 (42.26%) JavaScript
4 590 (39.89%) DevOps
5 535 (36.17%) Git (software)
6 527 (35.63%) Python
7 494 (33.40%) Docker
8 451 (30.49%) Jenkins
9 424 (28.67%) Azure
10 380 (25.69%) Kubernetes
10 380 (25.69%) Software Engineering
11 367 (24.81%) Linux
12 352 (23.80%) Social Skills
13 348 (23.53%) Node.js
14 338 (22.85%) React
15 328 (22.18%) Java
16 322 (21.77%) CSS
17 313 (21.16%) SQL
18 304 (20.55%) Terraform
19 288 (19.47%) HTML
20 277 (18.73%) Scrum
20 277 (18.73%) Continuous Integration
21 268 (18.12%) Ansible
22 264 (17.85%) Microservices
23 256 (17.31%) REST
24 254 (17.17%) Degree
25 252 (17.04%) Open Source
26 242 (16.36%) JIRA
27 232 (15.69%) AngularJS
28 226 (15.28%) Computer Science

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 73 (4.94%) Apache
2 62 (4.19%) Apache Spark
2 62 (4.19%) Confluence
3 57 (3.85%) WordPress
4 49 (3.31%) GemFire
5 45 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
6 39 (2.64%) CMS
7 23 (1.56%) nginx
8 14 (0.95%) Apache Airflow
8 14 (0.95%) Tornado
9 11 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
10 9 (0.61%) EPiServer
10 9 (0.61%) Jupyter
11 8 (0.54%) Umbraco
12 7 (0.47%) IIS
12 7 (0.47%) JBoss
12 7 (0.47%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.41%) Drupal
13 6 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (2.43%) Photoshop
2 14 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (0.61%) InDesign
3 9 (0.61%) Sketch
4 8 (0.54%) Adobe After Effects
4 8 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (0.54%) Adobe Premiere
5 7 (0.47%) GIMP
6 6 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.20%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (0.20%) Zeplin
8 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.068%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.068%) Figma
9 1 (0.068%) MadCap Flare
9 1 (0.068%) Maya
Business Applications
1 10 (0.68%) Magento
2 7 (0.47%) Shopify
3 5 (0.34%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 3 (0.20%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.068%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.068%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.068%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 642 (43.41%) AWS
2 424 (28.67%) Azure
3 188 (12.71%) GCP
4 162 (10.95%) Serverless
5 150 (10.14%) SaaS
6 84 (5.68%) AWS Lambda
7 73 (4.94%) Amazon EC2
8 71 (4.80%) Amazon S3
9 70 (4.73%) PaaS
10 56 (3.79%) AWS CloudFormation
11 49 (3.31%) IaaS
12 48 (3.25%) OpenShift
13 47 (3.18%) Amazon ECS
14 39 (2.64%) Amazon SQS
15 36 (2.43%) npm
15 36 (2.43%) Slack
16 33 (2.23%) Azure Service Bus
17 32 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
18 31 (2.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 30 (2.03%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 56 (3.79%) HTTP
2 33 (2.23%) Internet
3 31 (2.10%) DNS
4 23 (1.56%) TCP/IP
5 18 (1.22%) AMQP
6 14 (0.95%) Firewall
6 14 (0.95%) VPN
7 10 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (0.61%) FTP
8 9 (0.61%) Network Security
8 9 (0.61%) OpenVPN
8 9 (0.61%) SSL
9 8 (0.54%) Calico
9 8 (0.54%) DHCP
10 7 (0.47%) IPsec
11 5 (0.34%) IPv4
12 4 (0.27%) LAN
12 4 (0.27%) WAN
13 3 (0.20%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (10.89%) NoSQL
1 161 (10.89%) PostgreSQL
2 152 (10.28%) SQL Server
3 120 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 114 (7.71%) MongoDB
5 108 (7.30%) MySQL
6 73 (4.94%) Redis
7 61 (4.12%) Big Data
8 51 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
9 46 (3.11%) MariaDB
10 39 (2.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 33 (2.23%) HBase
12 31 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
13 30 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 29 (1.96%) BigQuery
15 27 (1.83%) Power BI
15 27 (1.83%) Tableau
16 22 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
17 16 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 15 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 535 (36.17%) Git (software)
2 451 (30.49%) Jenkins
3 242 (16.36%) JIRA
4 175 (11.83%) GitLab
5 121 (8.18%) Cypress.io
6 117 (7.91%) Bitbucket
7 109 (7.37%) TeamCity
8 100 (6.76%) Sonatype Nexus
9 89 (6.02%) Cucumber
10 76 (5.14%) Artifactory
11 64 (4.33%) Selenium
12 63 (4.26%) Gradle
13 56 (3.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 56 (3.79%) webpack
14 54 (3.65%) CircleCI
14 54 (3.65%) Protractor
15 51 (3.45%) JUnit
16 50 (3.38%) Maven
17 49 (3.31%) Storybook
18 47 (3.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 352 (23.80%) Social Skills
2 223 (15.08%) Finance
3 122 (8.25%) Marketing
4 92 (6.22%) Games
5 90 (6.09%) Law
6 87 (5.88%) Banking
7 78 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
8 73 (4.94%) Public Sector
9 38 (2.57%) Retail
10 31 (2.10%) Presentation Skills
11 28 (1.89%) Back Office
12 24 (1.62%) Organisational Skills
13 21 (1.42%) Legal
14 19 (1.28%) Publishing
15 16 (1.08%) Online Betting
16 15 (1.01%) Advertising
16 15 (1.01%) Influencing Skills
17 12 (0.81%) Electronics
17 12 (0.81%) Manufacturing
18 11 (0.74%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 634 (42.87%) Developer
2 270 (18.26%) DevOps Engineer
3 150 (10.14%) Software Engineer
4 102 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 93 (6.29%) Software Developer
6 91 (6.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 71 (4.80%) AWS Engineer
8 70 (4.73%) React Developer
9 67 (4.53%) Full Stack Developer
9 67 (4.53%) PHP Developer
9 67 (4.53%) Senior DevOps
9 67 (4.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 62 (4.19%) JavaScript Developer
10 62 (4.19%) Lead Developer
11 60 (4.06%) Architect
12 54 (3.65%) Backend Developer
13 52 (3.52%) AWS DevOps
14 51 (3.45%) Python Developer
15 50 (3.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 48 (3.25%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 348 (23.53%) Node.js
2 338 (22.85%) React
3 322 (21.77%) CSS
4 288 (19.47%) HTML
5 256 (17.31%) REST
6 232 (15.69%) AngularJS
7 177 (11.97%) Web Services
8 158 (10.68%) .NET
8 158 (10.68%) RESTful
9 153 (10.34%) Spring
10 138 (9.33%) Kafka
11 107 (7.23%) Redux
12 106 (7.17%) HTML5
13 99 (6.69%) Sass
14 95 (6.42%) JSON
14 95 (6.42%) Vue.js
15 84 (5.68%) jQuery
16 78 (5.27%) Express
16 78 (5.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 77 (5.21%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 170 (11.49%) User Experience
2 101 (6.83%) Self-Motivation
3 90 (6.09%) Mobile App
4 73 (4.94%) Blog
5 52 (3.52%) Greenfield Project
6 51 (3.45%) Algorithms
7 47 (3.18%) Cloud Native
8 45 (3.04%) Linux Command Line
9 39 (2.64%) Public Cloud
10 38 (2.57%) Management Information System
11 29 (1.96%) Data Centre
11 29 (1.96%) Data Structures
12 27 (1.83%) Private Cloud
13 14 (0.95%) Augmented Reality
13 14 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (0.95%) NHS
14 12 (0.81%) Client/Server
15 11 (0.74%) Virtual Team
16 9 (0.61%) BYOD
17 8 (0.54%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 367 (24.81%) Linux
2 154 (10.41%) Windows
3 84 (5.68%) Unix
4 74 (5.00%) Android
5 57 (3.85%) Windows Server
6 56 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 49 (3.31%) Apple iOS
8 36 (2.43%) CentOS
9 16 (1.08%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.27%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.20%) Fedora
11 3 (0.20%) VMS
12 2 (0.14%) Robot Operating System
13 1 (0.068%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.068%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.068%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.068%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.068%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.068%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.068%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 734 (49.63%) Agile Software Development
2 590 (39.89%) DevOps
3 380 (25.69%) Software Engineering
4 277 (18.73%) Continuous Integration
4 277 (18.73%) Scrum
5 264 (17.85%) Microservices
6 252 (17.04%) Open Source
7 226 (15.28%) Computer Science
8 222 (15.01%) Test Automation
9 216 (14.60%) TDD
10 203 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
11 170 (11.49%) Front End Development
12 159 (10.75%) Continuous Delivery
13 132 (8.92%) OO
14 130 (8.79%) Infrastructure as Code
15 121 (8.18%) Kanban
16 119 (8.05%) Web Development
17 117 (7.91%) Software Testing
18 114 (7.71%) Machine Learning
19 109 (7.37%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 625 (42.26%) JavaScript
2 527 (35.63%) Python
3 328 (22.18%) Java
4 313 (21.16%) SQL
5 217 (14.67%) C#
6 202 (13.66%) PHP
7 201 (13.59%) TypeScript
8 165 (11.16%) Bash Shell
9 134 (9.06%) Ruby
10 99 (6.69%) PowerShell
11 88 (5.95%) Go
12 68 (4.60%) ES6
13 63 (4.26%) C++
14 53 (3.58%) Shell Script
15 44 (2.97%) Groovy
16 42 (2.84%) Scala
17 37 (2.50%) C
17 37 (2.50%) R
18 27 (1.83%) Apple Swift
19 24 (1.62%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 254 (17.17%) Degree
2 112 (7.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 78 (5.27%) Security Cleared
4 73 (4.94%) SC Cleared
5 43 (2.91%) Oracle Certification
6 41 (2.77%) OCP
7 34 (2.30%) AWS Certification
8 21 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
10 15 (1.01%) RHCE
10 15 (1.01%) RHCSA
11 11 (0.74%) PhD
12 10 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (0.68%) Master's Degree
13 9 (0.61%) DBS Check
14 7 (0.47%) TOGAF Certification
15 5 (0.34%) MCSD
16 3 (0.20%) ISTQB
17 2 (0.14%) AAT
17 2 (0.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (4.67%) QA
2 30 (2.03%) GDPR
3 19 (1.28%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.74%) SLA
6 9 (0.61%) WCAG
7 6 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.41%) MISRA
7 6 (0.41%) MISRA C
8 5 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.20%) SOC 2
10 1 (0.068%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 494 (33.40%) Docker
2 75 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (2.23%) HDFS
4 29 (1.96%) Active Directory
5 13 (0.88%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.81%) vSphere
7 9 (0.61%) Firmware
7 9 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.20%) Ceph
10 2 (0.14%) KVM
10 2 (0.14%) Varnish
11 1 (0.068%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.068%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.068%) Xen
Systems Management
1 380 (25.69%) Kubernetes
2 304 (20.55%) Terraform
3 268 (18.12%) Ansible
4 145 (9.80%) Puppet
5 107 (7.23%) Opscode Chef
6 57 (3.85%) Prometheus
7 49 (3.31%) Grafana
8 33 (2.23%) Rancher
9 32 (2.16%) Packer
10 30 (2.03%) Consul
11 27 (1.83%) Graphite
12 21 (1.42%) Docker Swarm
13 13 (0.88%) Kibana
14 10 (0.68%) logstash
15 9 (0.61%) Graylog
15 9 (0.61%) Nagios
15 9 (0.61%) Opsgenie
16 8 (0.54%) Istio
16 8 (0.54%) SCCM
17 7 (0.47%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 158 (10.68%) Microsoft
2 149 (10.07%) Google
3 88 (5.95%) VMware
4 85 (5.75%) Oracle
5 71 (4.80%) Salesforce.com
6 66 (4.46%) Atlassian
7 40 (2.70%) Okta
8 38 (2.57%) Red Hat
9 36 (2.43%) Adobe
10 21 (1.42%) Facebook
11 18 (1.22%) DoubleClick
12 16 (1.08%) Dynatrace
12 16 (1.08%) Sage
12 16 (1.08%) Splunk
12 16 (1.08%) Zend
13 14 (0.95%) Databricks
13 14 (0.95%) IBM
14 13 (0.88%) New Relic
15 12 (0.81%) PayPal
15 12 (0.81%) Talend