Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitHub
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 285 280 419
Rank change year-on-year -5 +139 +65
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 1,877 2,223 1,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.18% 1.24% 0.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.79% 6.43% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,337 1,671 1,165
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -2.78% +13.68%
10th Percentile £33,750 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £78,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +13.33%

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 39,186 34,594 24,594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.54% 19.25% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 31,352 28,528 20,636
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +1.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for GitHub in the UK

GitHub
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 13 December 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 -6 1,790 £57,500 +9.52% 364
UK excluding London -4 934 £50,000 +11.11% 182
London -2 893 £67,500 +8.00% 189
South East +16 305 £57,500 +15.00% 36
North of England +11 221 £47,500 - 64
Midlands +9 148 £40,000 +23.08% 34
North West -21 113 £42,500 +2.41% 24
East of England +8 108 £48,750 +3.94% 9
South West -11 104 £50,000 -6.98% 32
Yorkshire +35 96 £47,500 -5.00% 36
East Midlands +45 84 £39,500 +36.21% 19
West Midlands -48 64 £40,000 +21.21% 15
Scotland -30 32 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Wales +13 17 £41,500 +56.60%
North East -9 12 £47,500 -31.16% 4

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 1,077 (57.38%) Agile Software Development
2 814 (43.37%) JavaScript
3 694 (36.97%) Amazon AWS
4 672 (35.80%) Git (software)
5 659 (35.11%) Java
6 635 (33.83%) Jenkins
7 586 (31.22%) Linux
8 572 (30.47%) DevOps
9 523 (27.86%) HTML
10 521 (27.76%) Docker
11 518 (27.60%) CSS
12 490 (26.11%) Continuous Integration
13 487 (25.95%) SQL
14 441 (23.49%) Python
15 420 (22.38%) Microsoft Azure
16 410 (21.84%) Node.js
17 405 (21.58%) JIRA
18 383 (20.40%) Software Engineering
19 373 (19.87%) TDD
20 370 (19.71%) Scrum
21 368 (19.61%) Test Automation
22 331 (17.63%) C#
23 327 (17.42%) Ansible
24 312 (16.62%) Degree
25 307 (16.36%) Open Source
26 296 (15.77%) React
27 294 (15.66%) Finance
28 292 (15.56%) MySQL
29 288 (15.34%) Kubernetes
30 277 (14.76%) AngularJS

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
1 164 (8.74%) Confluence
2 130 (6.93%) Elasticsearch
3 110 (5.86%) Apache
4 83 (4.42%) Apache Spark
5 82 (4.37%) CMS
6 80 (4.26%) Cloud Foundry
7 59 (3.14%) Ethereum
8 57 (3.04%) WordPress
9 50 (2.66%) Tomcat
10 45 (2.40%) nginx
11 42 (2.24%) OpenStack
12 30 (1.60%) Anypoint
12 30 (1.60%) Drupal
13 26 (1.39%) JBoss
13 26 (1.39%) WebLogic
14 24 (1.28%) Apache Solr
15 18 (0.96%) SharePoint
16 17 (0.91%) Mule
17 15 (0.80%) GlassFish
18 14 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
1 18 (0.96%) Photoshop
2 9 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (0.32%) Doxygen
3 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.27%) Chatbot
4 5 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.21%) Mingle
6 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.053%) InDesign
7 1 (0.053%) InVision
7 1 (0.053%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 34 (1.81%) Distributed Ledger
2 19 (1.01%) Magento
3 14 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.32%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.21%) Scribe Insight
6 3 (0.16%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.11%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.11%) Shopify
7 2 (0.11%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.053%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 694 (36.97%) Amazon AWS
2 420 (22.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 136 (7.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 117 (6.23%) Cloud Computing
5 109 (5.81%) AWS CloudFormation
6 96 (5.11%) SaaS
7 88 (4.69%) PaaS
8 84 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
9 79 (4.21%) OpenShift
10 74 (3.94%) IaaS
11 72 (3.84%) Slack
12 71 (3.78%) Amazon S3
13 61 (3.25%) Serverless
14 44 (2.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 42 (2.24%) npm
16 36 (1.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 36 (1.92%) Route 53
16 36 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 31 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
18 26 (1.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 89 (4.74%) HTTP
2 57 (3.04%) TCP/IP
3 53 (2.82%) Firewall
4 37 (1.97%) DNS
5 36 (1.92%) Internet
6 26 (1.39%) DHCP
7 21 (1.12%) SNMP
7 21 (1.12%) VPN
8 17 (0.91%) ICMP
9 15 (0.80%) Skype
10 14 (0.75%) LAN
11 13 (0.69%) WAN
12 12 (0.64%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
13 10 (0.53%) HTTPS
13 10 (0.53%) Intranet
13 10 (0.53%) Modbus
13 10 (0.53%) RS-485
14 7 (0.37%) SSH
14 7 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (0.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (15.56%) MySQL
2 274 (14.60%) NoSQL
3 222 (11.83%) SQL Server
4 187 (9.96%) PostgreSQL
5 166 (8.84%) MongoDB
6 160 (8.52%) Redis
7 128 (6.82%) Relational Database
8 113 (6.02%) Blockchain
9 93 (4.95%) Big Data
10 71 (3.78%) Hadoop
11 64 (3.41%) Amazon RDS
12 40 (2.13%) MariaDB
13 37 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
14 35 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 31 (1.65%) Apache Hive
16 26 (1.39%) RDBMS
17 25 (1.33%) InfluxDB
18 24 (1.28%) Amazon Redshift
19 23 (1.23%) Spark SQL
19 23 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 672 (35.80%) Git (software)
2 635 (33.83%) Jenkins
3 405 (21.58%) JIRA
4 189 (10.07%) Maven
5 180 (9.59%) Bitbucket
6 158 (8.42%) Selenium
7 151 (8.04%) Subversion
8 145 (7.73%) TeamCity
9 121 (6.45%) Cucumber
10 116 (6.18%) Visual Studio
11 114 (6.07%) GitLab
12 106 (5.65%) Octopus Deploy
13 104 (5.54%) Sonatype Nexus
14 92 (4.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 85 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
16 80 (4.26%) SonarQube
17 77 (4.10%) Gradle
18 74 (3.94%) JUnit
19 59 (3.14%) Mocha
20 56 (2.98%) gulp
General
1 294 (15.66%) Finance
2 153 (8.15%) Banking
3 98 (5.22%) Retail
4 88 (4.69%) Marketing
5 77 (4.10%) Games
6 62 (3.30%) Manufacturing
7 61 (3.25%) Telecoms
8 43 (2.29%) Automotive
9 22 (1.17%) Financial Institution
10 18 (0.96%) Law
11 16 (0.85%) Electronics
12 14 (0.75%) Advertising
13 12 (0.64%) Legal
14 11 (0.59%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.53%) Billing
15 10 (0.53%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.48%) Aerospace
17 8 (0.43%) Publishing
18 5 (0.27%) Back Office
18 5 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 895 (47.68%) Developer
2 229 (12.20%) DevOps Engineer
3 197 (10.50%) Senior Developer
4 185 (9.86%) Software Engineer
5 141 (7.51%) Java Developer
6 114 (6.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 111 (5.91%) JavaScript Developer
8 91 (4.85%) Full Stack Developer
9 86 (4.58%) Node.js Developer
10 83 (4.42%) PHP Developer
11 80 (4.26%) .NET Developer
12 78 (4.16%) C# Developer
13 70 (3.73%) Architect
14 60 (3.20%) Backend Developer
15 59 (3.14%) Blockchain Developer
16 58 (3.09%) React Developer
16 58 (3.09%) Web Developer
17 57 (3.04%) Junior
18 55 (2.93%) Software Developer
19 53 (2.82%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 523 (27.86%) HTML
2 518 (27.60%) CSS
3 410 (21.84%) Node.js
4 296 (15.77%) React
5 277 (14.76%) AngularJS
6 254 (13.53%) .NET
7 240 (12.79%) HTML5
8 238 (12.68%) RESTful
9 224 (11.93%) REST
10 202 (10.76%) Web Services
11 201 (10.71%) jQuery
12 187 (9.96%) Spring
13 169 (9.00%) CSS3
14 154 (8.20%) JSON
15 130 (6.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 107 (5.70%) XML
17 101 (5.38%) Sass
18 94 (5.01%) Kafka
19 92 (4.90%) Redux
20 90 (4.79%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 174 (9.27%) User Experience
2 166 (8.84%) Mobile App
3 122 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
4 87 (4.64%) Linux Command Line
5 81 (4.32%) Fintech
6 73 (3.89%) Public Cloud
7 72 (3.84%) Self-Motivation
8 71 (3.78%) Greenfield Project
9 54 (2.88%) Bitcoin
10 51 (2.72%) Data Structures
11 47 (2.50%) Algorithms
11 47 (2.50%) Blog
12 38 (2.02%) Device Driver
13 37 (1.97%) Embedded Systems
14 28 (1.49%) Management Information System
15 26 (1.39%) Data Centre
15 26 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
15 26 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
16 24 (1.28%) Mobile Banking
16 24 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 586 (31.22%) Linux
2 217 (11.56%) Windows
3 142 (7.57%) Unix
4 133 (7.09%) Android
5 118 (6.29%) Apple iOS
6 110 (5.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 49 (2.61%) CentOS
8 34 (1.81%) Ubuntu
9 29 (1.55%) VMS
10 27 (1.44%) Windows Server
11 24 (1.28%) Mac OS
12 21 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (0.91%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.53%) FreeRTOS
16 8 (0.43%) Amazon Linux
17 6 (0.32%) Robot Operating System
17 6 (0.32%) Windows Phone
17 6 (0.32%) Windows Phone 8
18 4 (0.21%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,077 (57.38%) Agile Software Development
2 572 (30.47%) DevOps
3 490 (26.11%) Continuous Integration
4 383 (20.40%) Software Engineering
5 373 (19.87%) TDD
6 370 (19.71%) Scrum
7 368 (19.61%) Test Automation
8 307 (16.36%) Open Source
9 266 (14.17%) Microservices
10 215 (11.45%) Continuous Delivery
11 211 (11.24%) Kanban
12 198 (10.55%) Front End Development
13 195 (10.39%) Web Development
14 192 (10.23%) Computer Science
15 191 (10.18%) Problem-Solving
16 189 (10.07%) Mentoring
17 181 (9.64%) OO
18 164 (8.74%) BDD
19 163 (8.68%) Configuration Management
20 144 (7.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 814 (43.37%) JavaScript
2 659 (35.11%) Java
3 487 (25.95%) SQL
4 441 (23.49%) Python
5 331 (17.63%) C#
6 227 (12.09%) Ruby
7 214 (11.40%) PHP
8 177 (9.43%) C++
9 171 (9.11%) ES6
10 119 (6.34%) PowerShell
11 117 (6.23%) Bash Shell
12 109 (5.81%) C
13 102 (5.43%) Go
14 89 (4.74%) Scala
15 76 (4.05%) Java 8
16 67 (3.57%) Kotlin
17 65 (3.46%) Perl
18 63 (3.36%) Solidity
19 60 (3.20%) TypeScript
20 59 (3.14%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 312 (16.62%) Degree
2 114 (6.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 60 (3.20%) AWS Certification
4 49 (2.61%) Security Cleared
5 47 (2.50%) RHCE
6 32 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (1.70%) SC Cleared
7 28 (1.49%) RHCSA
8 19 (1.01%) MCITP
8 19 (1.01%) MCSE
8 19 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (0.96%) ISTQB
10 17 (0.91%) GCIA
10 17 (0.91%) GCIH
10 17 (0.91%) GSEC
10 17 (0.91%) SSCP
11 16 (0.85%) MCSA
12 13 (0.69%) DV Cleared
13 12 (0.64%) MCPD
13 12 (0.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 193 (10.28%) QA
2 13 (0.69%) GDPR
3 9 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.43%) PMO
5 6 (0.32%) SLA
6 3 (0.16%) WCAG
7 2 (0.11%) COBIT
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 13485
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 26262
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.053%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.053%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.053%) HL7
8 1 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.053%) PSD2
System Software
1 521 (27.76%) Docker
2 76 (4.05%) Virtual Machines
3 53 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (1.70%) HDFS
5 30 (1.60%) Firmware
6 29 (1.55%) Active Directory
7 27 (1.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 18 (0.96%) Hyper-V
9 17 (0.91%) Varnish
10 11 (0.59%) Apache Flume
11 8 (0.43%) Xen
12 6 (0.32%) KVM
12 6 (0.32%) oVirt
13 4 (0.21%) etcd
13 4 (0.21%) SkyDNS
13 4 (0.21%) vCloud
13 4 (0.21%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.21%) vSphere
14 3 (0.16%) Squid
14 3 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 327 (17.42%) Ansible
2 288 (15.34%) Kubernetes
3 240 (12.79%) Puppet
4 191 (10.18%) Opscode Chef
5 186 (9.91%) Terraform
6 90 (4.79%) Packer
7 77 (4.10%) Grafana
8 66 (3.52%) Docker Swarm
9 46 (2.45%) Prometheus
10 45 (2.40%) Kibana
11 40 (2.13%) Consul
12 37 (1.97%) Graphite
12 37 (1.97%) logstash
13 25 (1.33%) Salt
14 23 (1.23%) Oozie
15 19 (1.01%) Nagios
16 18 (0.96%) rkt
17 13 (0.69%) Mesos
17 13 (0.69%) ZABBIX
18 12 (0.64%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 242 (12.89%) Microsoft
2 145 (7.73%) Oracle
3 127 (6.77%) Google
4 105 (5.59%) Red Hat
5 99 (5.27%) Splunk
6 95 (5.06%) VMware
7 79 (4.21%) AppDynamics
8 73 (3.89%) Atlassian
9 64 (3.41%) New Relic
10 35 (1.86%) MuleSoft
11 23 (1.23%) Hortonworks
12 19 (1.01%) ServiceNow
13 18 (0.96%) Dynatrace
13 18 (0.96%) Sitecore
14 17 (0.91%) Adobe
14 17 (0.91%) Cognizant
14 17 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
15 16 (0.85%) Palo Alto
15 16 (0.85%) WorldPay
16 14 (0.75%) SAP