Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitHub
UK
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 153 253 275
Rank change year-on-year +100 +22 +18
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 2,709 856 1,745
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.40% 1.26% 1.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.61% 3.43% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,206 609 1,330
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £32,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 48,316 24,944 43,547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.76% 36.69% 30.39%
Number of salaries quoted 34,744 20,596 35,768
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £74,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +105 2,423 £60,000 +9.09% 421
London +109 1,416 £67,500 +3.85% 225
UK excluding London +73 1,069 £52,500 +5.00% 233
Work from Home -2 513 £60,000 - 88
South East +96 480 £55,000 +7.84% 45
Midlands +12 173 £46,250 -2.63% 39
North of England -39 169 £50,000 +5.26% 59
South West +3 128 £50,000 -9.09% 34
West Midlands -14 116 £50,000 - 30
North West -34 114 £55,000 +10.00% 37
East Midlands -3 52 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Scotland -29 51 £53,750 +19.44% 29
Wales +11 43 £57,500 +15.00% 9
Yorkshire -39 41 £51,250 +17.14% 11
East of England -23 31 £40,000 -20.00% 16
North East -22 14 £45,172 +38.99% 11
Northern Ireland -30 4 £34,000 +4.62% 2

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1,449 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 1,211 (44.70%) AWS
3 1,098 (40.53%) Git (software)
4 1,073 (39.61%) JavaScript
5 1,049 (38.72%) DevOps
6 946 (34.92%) Docker
7 935 (34.51%) Jenkins
8 924 (34.11%) Python
9 907 (33.48%) Software Engineering
10 904 (33.37%) Java
11 895 (33.04%) React
12 857 (31.64%) Microservices
13 807 (29.79%) Node.js
14 734 (27.09%) Azure
15 728 (26.87%) Social Skills
16 682 (25.18%) TDD
17 657 (24.25%) Kubernetes
18 642 (23.70%) CSS
19 627 (23.15%) Scrum
20 609 (22.48%) Open Source
21 598 (22.07%) REST
22 591 (21.82%) Linux
23 585 (21.59%) Terraform
24 580 (21.41%) SQL
25 579 (21.37%) Finance
26 554 (20.45%) PostgreSQL
27 552 (20.38%) Degree
28 540 (19.93%) Full Stack Development
29 539 (19.90%) Continuous Integration
30 534 (19.71%) 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
1 215 (7.94%) Apache
2 211 (7.79%) GemFire
3 202 (7.46%) Apache Spark
4 127 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
5 125 (4.61%) Confluence
6 94 (3.47%) CMS
7 69 (2.55%) WordPress
8 57 (2.10%) Cloud Foundry
9 46 (1.70%) nginx
10 34 (1.26%) Apache Airflow
11 33 (1.22%) Tornado
12 25 (0.92%) IIS
13 21 (0.78%) SharePoint
14 16 (0.59%) EPiServer
15 14 (0.52%) Traefik
15 14 (0.52%) Umbraco
16 11 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 10 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
18 9 (0.33%) JBoss
18 9 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 48 (1.77%) Photoshop
2 25 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
2 25 (0.92%) Sketch
3 17 (0.63%) GIMP
4 14 (0.52%) InDesign
4 14 (0.52%) Zeplin
5 10 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (0.37%) InVision
5 10 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
5 10 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
6 8 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
6 8 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (0.26%) Figma
8 4 (0.15%) Adobe XD
9 2 (0.074%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.037%) MadCap Flare
10 1 (0.037%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.037%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 20 (0.74%) Shopify
2 14 (0.52%) Magento
3 11 (0.41%) Distributed Ledger
3 11 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.37%) R3 Corda
5 7 (0.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 3 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.074%) nopCommerce
8 1 (0.037%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.037%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.037%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.037%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.037%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1,211 (44.70%) AWS
2 734 (27.09%) Azure
3 432 (15.95%) Serverless
4 403 (14.88%) GCP
5 228 (8.42%) SaaS
6 172 (6.35%) PaaS
7 167 (6.16%) Amazon S3
8 163 (6.02%) AWS Lambda
9 138 (5.09%) Amazon Kinesis
10 117 (4.32%) Amazon SQS
11 104 (3.84%) AWS CloudFormation
12 99 (3.65%) OpenShift
13 89 (3.29%) Amazon EC2
14 86 (3.17%) npm
15 84 (3.10%) Heroku
16 83 (3.06%) IaaS
17 71 (2.62%) Power Platform
18 70 (2.58%) Amazon ECS
19 69 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
20 68 (2.51%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 131 (4.84%) HTTP
2 69 (2.55%) DNS
3 66 (2.44%) Firewall
4 48 (1.77%) VPN
5 47 (1.73%) TCP/IP
6 41 (1.51%) Internet
7 32 (1.18%) Calico
8 24 (0.89%) SSL
9 22 (0.81%) Broadband
10 21 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
11 18 (0.66%) Network Security
12 17 (0.63%) IPv4
13 14 (0.52%) AMQP
14 12 (0.44%) FTP
14 12 (0.44%) LAN
14 12 (0.44%) WAN
15 11 (0.41%) SMTP
15 11 (0.41%) SSH
16 7 (0.26%) DHCP
17 5 (0.18%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 554 (20.45%) PostgreSQL
2 439 (16.21%) NoSQL
3 370 (13.66%) Relational Database
4 365 (13.47%) Redis
5 338 (12.48%) Big Data
6 335 (12.37%) MongoDB
7 230 (8.49%) SQL Server
8 219 (8.08%) MySQL
9 183 (6.76%) MariaDB
10 178 (6.57%) HBase
11 115 (4.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 110 (4.06%) Amazon RDS
13 75 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 68 (2.51%) Power BI
15 62 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
16 53 (1.96%) Amazon Aurora
17 50 (1.85%) Tableau
18 43 (1.59%) BigQuery
19 36 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
20 31 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1,098 (40.53%) Git (software)
2 935 (34.51%) Jenkins
3 376 (13.88%) JIRA
4 348 (12.85%) Cypress.io
5 296 (10.93%) Cucumber
6 256 (9.45%) Sonatype Nexus
7 253 (9.34%) GitLab
8 235 (8.67%) Gradle
9 216 (7.97%) Protractor
10 212 (7.83%) JUnit
11 205 (7.57%) Storybook
12 188 (6.94%) IntelliJ
13 187 (6.90%) Mockito
14 173 (6.39%) Eclipse
15 165 (6.09%) Artifactory
16 145 (5.35%) Bitbucket
17 139 (5.13%) Selenium
18 134 (4.95%) CircleCI
19 128 (4.72%) webpack
20 115 (4.25%) SonarQube
General
1 728 (26.87%) Social Skills
2 579 (21.37%) Finance
3 385 (14.21%) Banking
4 295 (10.89%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 280 (10.34%) Law
6 202 (7.46%) Games
7 171 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
8 155 (5.72%) Marketing
9 117 (4.32%) Retail
10 61 (2.25%) Public Sector
11 56 (2.07%) Legal
11 56 (2.07%) Organisational Skills
12 51 (1.88%) Back Office
13 44 (1.62%) Presentation Skills
14 43 (1.59%) Publishing
15 41 (1.51%) Financial Institution
16 35 (1.29%) Online Betting
17 34 (1.26%) Documentation Skills
18 32 (1.18%) Investment Banking
19 28 (1.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1,160 (42.82%) Developer
2 474 (17.50%) Software Engineer
3 295 (10.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 226 (8.34%) Java Developer
5 223 (8.23%) Senior Developer
6 182 (6.72%) Software Developer
7 133 (4.91%) Full Stack Developer
8 129 (4.76%) Backend Developer
9 112 (4.13%) Senior Software Engineer
10 111 (4.10%) Principal Engineer
11 108 (3.99%) Lead Developer
12 102 (3.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 97 (3.58%) Lead Software Engineer
14 96 (3.54%) Principal Software Engineer
15 87 (3.21%) PHP Developer
16 80 (2.95%) AWS Engineer
16 80 (2.95%) React Developer
17 78 (2.88%) Architect
18 71 (2.62%) JavaScript Developer
19 67 (2.47%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 895 (33.04%) React
2 807 (29.79%) Node.js
3 642 (23.70%) CSS
4 598 (22.07%) REST
5 534 (19.71%) AngularJS
6 520 (19.20%) Spring
7 501 (18.49%) RESTful
8 465 (17.17%) HTML
9 448 (16.54%) Web Services
10 362 (13.36%) Kafka
11 328 (12.11%) Redux
12 320 (11.81%) JSON
13 316 (11.66%) GraphQL
14 294 (10.85%) .NET
15 291 (10.74%) RabbitMQ
16 246 (9.08%) Express
17 244 (9.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 209 (7.72%) Tailwind CSS
19 198 (7.31%) WireMock
20 189 (6.98%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 403 (14.88%) User Experience
2 250 (9.23%) Self-Motivation
3 194 (7.16%) Linux Command Line
4 182 (6.72%) Mobile App
5 133 (4.91%) Blog
6 112 (4.13%) Algorithms
7 92 (3.40%) Cloud Native
8 81 (2.99%) Public Cloud
9 68 (2.51%) Virtual Team
10 66 (2.44%) Management Information System
11 64 (2.36%) BBC
12 62 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
13 51 (1.88%) Data Centre
14 43 (1.59%) Data Structures
15 35 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
16 31 (1.14%) Client/Server
17 28 (1.03%) Social Media
18 26 (0.96%) Private Cloud
19 22 (0.81%) NHS
19 22 (0.81%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 591 (21.82%) Linux
2 303 (11.18%) Unix
3 189 (6.98%) Windows
4 173 (6.39%) Android
5 153 (5.65%) Apple iOS
6 49 (1.81%) Windows Server
7 37 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (1.14%) CentOS
9 27 (1.00%) Ubuntu
10 20 (0.74%) VMS
11 8 (0.30%) Solaris
12 7 (0.26%) Windows 10
12 7 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.22%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.22%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.18%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.18%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.18%) Windows Server 2016
15 4 (0.15%) AIX
16 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,449 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 1,049 (38.72%) DevOps
3 907 (33.48%) Software Engineering
4 857 (31.64%) Microservices
5 682 (25.18%) TDD
6 627 (23.15%) Scrum
7 609 (22.48%) Open Source
8 540 (19.93%) Full Stack Development
9 539 (19.90%) Continuous Integration
10 499 (18.42%) Computer Science
11 472 (17.42%) BDD
12 463 (17.09%) Problem-Solving
13 455 (16.80%) Test Automation
14 376 (13.88%) Analytics
15 349 (12.88%) OO
16 288 (10.63%) Mentoring
17 278 (10.26%) Software Testing
18 258 (9.52%) High Availability
19 247 (9.12%) Front End Development
20 244 (9.01%) Digital Banking
Programming Languages
1 1,073 (39.61%) JavaScript
2 924 (34.11%) Python
3 904 (33.37%) Java
4 580 (21.41%) SQL
5 489 (18.05%) TypeScript
6 368 (13.58%) C#
7 262 (9.67%) PHP
8 246 (9.08%) Bash Shell
9 232 (8.56%) Shell Script
10 209 (7.72%) Groovy
11 176 (6.50%) Java 8
12 158 (5.83%) Ruby
13 150 (5.54%) Go
14 137 (5.06%) PowerShell
15 126 (4.65%) Scala
16 112 (4.13%) ES6
17 99 (3.65%) R
18 92 (3.40%) C
19 87 (3.21%) C++
20 63 (2.33%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 552 (20.38%) Degree
2 200 (7.38%) Oracle Certification
3 199 (7.35%) OCP
4 189 (6.98%) Security Cleared
5 186 (6.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 178 (6.57%) SC Cleared
7 40 (1.48%) AWS Certification
7 40 (1.48%) Numerate Degree
8 28 (1.03%) DBS Check
9 24 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (0.52%) RHCE
10 14 (0.52%) RHCSA
11 13 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (0.41%) PhD
12 11 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
13 8 (0.30%) ISTQB
14 7 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (0.18%) Master's Degree
15 5 (0.18%) MCSD
16 3 (0.11%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (6.72%) QA
2 56 (2.07%) GDPR
3 37 (1.37%) SLA
4 35 (1.29%) Accessibility
5 34 (1.26%) Data Quality
6 27 (1.00%) PCI DSS
7 19 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (0.59%) WCAG
9 8 (0.30%) SOC 2
10 6 (0.22%) WAI
11 4 (0.15%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.074%) MISRA
13 2 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.037%) IASME
14 1 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.037%) MISRA C
14 1 (0.037%) NCSC
14 1 (0.037%) NIST
System Software
1 946 (34.92%) Docker
2 171 (6.31%) HDFS
3 153 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 54 (1.99%) Active Directory
5 44 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (0.33%) Ceph
8 8 (0.30%) Hyper-V
9 7 (0.26%) Varnish
10 6 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (0.18%) Firmware
12 3 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.074%) vSphere
14 1 (0.037%) iptables
14 1 (0.037%) KVM
14 1 (0.037%) pfSense
14 1 (0.037%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 657 (24.25%) Kubernetes
2 585 (21.59%) Terraform
3 442 (16.32%) Ansible
4 166 (6.13%) Opscode Chef
5 155 (5.72%) Puppet
6 73 (2.69%) Grafana
7 49 (1.81%) Kibana
8 46 (1.70%) Prometheus
9 37 (1.37%) Packer
10 29 (1.07%) Consul
11 24 (0.89%) Rancher
12 21 (0.78%) Graphite
13 20 (0.74%) Docker Swarm
14 19 (0.70%) HAProxy
15 18 (0.66%) SCCM
16 16 (0.59%) Nagios
17 13 (0.48%) logstash
18 12 (0.44%) Bugsnag
19 9 (0.33%) Istio
19 9 (0.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 293 (10.82%) Google
2 253 (9.34%) Microsoft
3 213 (7.86%) VMware
4 182 (6.72%) Okta
5 152 (5.61%) Oracle
6 62 (2.29%) Adobe
7 56 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
8 38 (1.40%) Apple
9 37 (1.37%) New Relic
10 36 (1.33%) Netlify
10 36 (1.33%) Splunk
11 32 (1.18%) Atlassian
12 31 (1.14%) Bloomberg
13 30 (1.11%) Facebook
13 30 (1.11%) IBM
14 27 (1.00%) PayPal
14 27 (1.00%) Red Hat
15 26 (0.96%) YouTube
16 25 (0.92%) Zend
17 24 (0.89%) Databricks