Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitHub
UK
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 246 286 295
Rank change year-on-year +40 +9 +104
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 1,656 1,785 1,998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.33% 1.18% 1.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.95% 4.49% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,217 1,241 1,546
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.52% -4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £79,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -5.56%

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 41,976 39,723 36,421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.61% 26.18% 20.92%
Number of salaries quoted 34,108 31,684 30,161
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 25 January 2020.

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 25 January 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 +51 1,584 £60,000 +4.35% 301
London +54 827 £65,000 - 144
UK excluding London +19 801 £50,000 - 177
South East +53 295 £55,000 - 39
North of England +43 260 £45,250 -8.28% 56
North West +102 187 £45,000 -5.26% 42
Midlands -1 105 £55,000 +37.50% 27
Yorkshire -16 65 £55,000 +11.48% 10
East of England +44 57 £43,500 -8.42% 13
East Midlands -9 54 £65,000 +62.50% 13
West Midlands +18 51 £48,300 +13.65% 14
South West -44 43 £35,000 -36.36% 22
Scotland +38 29 £60,000 +33.33% 14
Wales +2 15 £55,000 +37.50% 6
North East +6 8 £47,500 -3.72% 4
Northern Ireland - 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 25 January 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.

1 915 (55.25%) Agile Software Development
2 709 (42.81%) JavaScript
3 642 (38.77%) Git (software)
4 536 (32.37%) AWS
5 519 (31.34%) Java
6 518 (31.28%) Jenkins
7 476 (28.74%) DevOps
8 462 (27.90%) Docker
9 403 (24.34%) Python
10 401 (24.21%) HTML
11 384 (23.19%) TDD
12 379 (22.89%) C#
13 372 (22.46%) SQL
13 372 (22.46%) JIRA
14 365 (22.04%) .NET
15 360 (21.74%) Azure
16 350 (21.14%) Scrum
17 338 (20.41%) CSS
18 324 (19.57%) Linux
19 322 (19.44%) Node.js
20 312 (18.84%) Kubernetes
21 309 (18.66%) Software Engineering
22 280 (16.91%) Finance
23 278 (16.79%) Microservices
24 261 (15.76%) React
25 259 (15.64%) Continuous Integration
26 258 (15.58%) REST
27 257 (15.52%) Test Automation
28 245 (14.79%) Bitbucket
29 240 (14.49%) Ansible

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
1 146 (8.82%) Confluence
2 68 (4.11%) CMS
3 59 (3.56%) WordPress
4 48 (2.90%) Apache
5 46 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
6 36 (2.17%) Apache Spark
6 36 (2.17%) nginx
7 34 (2.05%) Cloud Foundry
8 25 (1.51%) IIS
9 23 (1.39%) SharePoint
9 23 (1.39%) Tomcat
10 18 (1.09%) Umbraco
11 17 (1.03%) OpenStack
11 17 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
11 17 (1.03%) WebSphere
12 15 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 12 (0.72%) Drupal
14 11 (0.66%) Apache Airflow
14 11 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
14 11 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (1.09%) Adobe XD
1 18 (1.09%) InVision
2 16 (0.97%) Zeplin
3 14 (0.85%) Photoshop
4 13 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
5 9 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (0.24%) Sketch
9 3 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.12%) Notepad++
11 1 (0.060%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.060%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.060%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 50 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (2.42%) Magento
3 11 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
6 4 (0.24%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
9 1 (0.060%) R3 Corda
9 1 (0.060%) Raiser's Edge
9 1 (0.060%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 536 (32.37%) AWS
2 360 (21.74%) Azure
3 180 (10.87%) GCP
4 109 (6.58%) Slack
5 106 (6.40%) Serverless
6 103 (6.22%) SaaS
7 78 (4.71%) Amazon EC2
8 72 (4.35%) Amazon S3
8 72 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 67 (4.05%) AWS Lambda
10 51 (3.08%) Amazon ECS
11 50 (3.02%) OpenShift
12 45 (2.72%) AWS CodeDeploy
13 41 (2.48%) IaaS
14 36 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
15 35 (2.11%) Amazon SQS
15 35 (2.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 32 (1.93%) PaaS
16 32 (1.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 30 (1.81%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 60 (3.62%) Internet
2 45 (2.72%) Firewall
3 23 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 22 (1.33%) DNS
5 18 (1.09%) SSL
6 14 (0.85%) HTTP
6 14 (0.85%) Intranet
7 12 (0.72%) LTE
7 12 (0.72%) Wireless
8 11 (0.66%) DHCP
8 11 (0.66%) SNMP
9 10 (0.60%) VPN
9 10 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.42%) VLAN
11 6 (0.36%) Bluetooth
11 6 (0.36%) GSM
11 6 (0.36%) MQTT
11 6 (0.36%) SAN
11 6 (0.36%) UMTS
12 5 (0.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (11.35%) MySQL
2 154 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 125 (7.55%) NoSQL
4 107 (6.46%) Relational Database
5 100 (6.04%) MongoDB
5 100 (6.04%) PostgreSQL
6 56 (3.38%) Amazon RDS
7 49 (2.96%) Big Data
7 49 (2.96%) Redis
8 46 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 39 (2.36%) Hadoop
10 30 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
11 25 (1.51%) Data Lake
12 20 (1.21%) Amazon Redshift
13 17 (1.03%) Blockchain
14 15 (0.91%) Power BI
15 14 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (0.72%) Neo4j
17 11 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
18 10 (0.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 642 (38.77%) Git (software)
2 518 (31.28%) Jenkins
3 372 (22.46%) JIRA
4 245 (14.79%) Bitbucket
5 166 (10.02%) GitLab
6 140 (8.45%) Selenium
7 122 (7.37%) TeamCity
8 119 (7.19%) Maven
9 98 (5.92%) Cucumber
10 76 (4.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 75 (4.53%) Subversion
12 72 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
13 69 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
14 66 (3.99%) SonarQube
15 59 (3.56%) Octopus Deploy
16 58 (3.50%) Visual Studio
17 52 (3.14%) Jasmine
17 52 (3.14%) JUnit
18 50 (3.02%) WebDriver
19 49 (2.96%) gulp
General
1 280 (16.91%) Finance
2 110 (6.64%) Banking
3 64 (3.86%) Marketing
4 57 (3.44%) Retail
5 54 (3.26%) Games
6 41 (2.48%) Publishing
7 29 (1.75%) Legal
8 25 (1.51%) Front Office
9 22 (1.33%) Public Sector
10 17 (1.03%) Law
11 15 (0.91%) Financial Institution
12 14 (0.85%) Advertising
13 12 (0.72%) Retail Banking
14 11 (0.66%) Automotive
14 11 (0.66%) Electronics
14 11 (0.66%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.42%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.24%) Telecoms
17 3 (0.18%) Manufacturing
18 2 (0.12%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 843 (50.91%) Developer
2 199 (12.02%) DevOps Engineer
3 166 (10.02%) Senior Developer
3 166 (10.02%) Software Engineer
4 121 (7.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 91 (5.50%) PHP Developer
6 90 (5.43%) .NET Developer
6 90 (5.43%) React Developer
7 88 (5.31%) C# Developer
8 81 (4.89%) Full Stack Developer
9 80 (4.83%) Java Developer
10 76 (4.59%) Software Developer
11 71 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
12 58 (3.50%) AWS Engineer
13 51 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
14 49 (2.96%) Senior Software Engineer
15 47 (2.84%) AWS DevOps
16 44 (2.66%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 44 (2.66%) Python Developer
16 44 (2.66%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 401 (24.21%) HTML
2 365 (22.04%) .NET
3 338 (20.41%) CSS
4 322 (19.44%) Node.js
5 261 (15.76%) React
6 258 (15.58%) REST
7 237 (14.31%) AngularJS
8 201 (12.14%) RESTful
9 164 (9.90%) HTML5
10 159 (9.60%) Web Services
11 155 (9.36%) JSON
12 124 (7.49%) jQuery
12 124 (7.49%) Spring
13 95 (5.74%) Vue.js
14 91 (5.50%) Redux
14 91 (5.50%) SOAP
15 90 (5.43%) CSS3
16 80 (4.83%) ASP.NET
17 75 (4.53%) XML
18 74 (4.47%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 142 (8.57%) User Experience
2 135 (8.15%) Mobile App
3 94 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
4 67 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
5 57 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
5 57 (3.44%) Cloud Native
6 47 (2.84%) Public Cloud
7 42 (2.54%) Data Structures
8 40 (2.42%) Algorithms
9 37 (2.23%) Linux Command Line
10 23 (1.39%) Blog
11 20 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (1.21%) Social Network
12 19 (1.15%) Social Media
13 18 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
13 18 (1.09%) Management Information System
14 17 (1.03%) Data Centre
15 16 (0.97%) Online Banking
16 12 (0.72%) Derivative
16 12 (0.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 324 (19.57%) Linux
2 145 (8.76%) Windows
3 127 (7.67%) Apple iOS
4 109 (6.58%) Android
5 58 (3.50%) Unix
6 48 (2.90%) Windows Server
7 46 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 41 (2.48%) CentOS
9 17 (1.03%) Ubuntu
10 14 (0.85%) Mac OS
11 13 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.54%) zOS
13 4 (0.24%) Solaris
14 2 (0.12%) Debian
15 1 (0.060%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.060%) MVS
15 1 (0.060%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.060%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.060%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 915 (55.25%) Agile Software Development
2 476 (28.74%) DevOps
3 384 (23.19%) TDD
4 350 (21.14%) Scrum
5 309 (18.66%) Software Engineering
6 278 (16.79%) Microservices
7 259 (15.64%) Continuous Integration
8 257 (15.52%) Test Automation
9 222 (13.41%) BDD
10 217 (13.10%) OO
11 198 (11.96%) Open Source
12 194 (11.71%) Front End Development
13 160 (9.66%) Mentoring
14 140 (8.45%) Web Development
15 136 (8.21%) Fintech
16 132 (7.97%) MVC
17 131 (7.91%) Computer Science
18 126 (7.61%) Problem-Solving
19 124 (7.49%) OOP
20 117 (7.07%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 709 (42.81%) JavaScript
2 519 (31.34%) Java
3 403 (24.34%) Python
4 379 (22.89%) C#
5 372 (22.46%) SQL
6 229 (13.83%) PHP
7 124 (7.49%) Ruby
8 88 (5.31%) TypeScript
9 85 (5.13%) ES6
10 84 (5.07%) Bash Shell
11 80 (4.83%) PowerShell
12 70 (4.23%) Apple Swift
12 70 (4.23%) Java 8
13 66 (3.99%) Kotlin
14 64 (3.86%) C++
14 64 (3.86%) Go
15 60 (3.62%) Scala
16 46 (2.78%) T-SQL
17 45 (2.72%) Shell Script
18 40 (2.42%) C
Qualifications
1 162 (9.78%) Degree
2 65 (3.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (0.79%) Security Cleared
4 12 (0.72%) SC Cleared
5 11 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (0.48%) AWS Certification
7 7 (0.42%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.24%) GCIA
9 4 (0.24%) GCIH
9 4 (0.24%) GSEC
9 4 (0.24%) ISEB
9 4 (0.24%) JNCIE
9 4 (0.24%) JNCIP
9 4 (0.24%) SSCP
10 3 (0.18%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.18%) MCSA
10 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.12%) CCNP
11 2 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (9.06%) QA
2 11 (0.66%) WCAG
3 9 (0.54%) GDPR
4 8 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.30%) PMO
6 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.060%) HL7
System Software
1 462 (27.90%) Docker
2 20 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.79%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.79%) vSphere
4 9 (0.54%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.36%) Firmware
5 6 (0.36%) GridGain
6 4 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 4 (0.24%) OpenAM
6 4 (0.24%) OpenDJ
6 4 (0.24%) OpenIDM
7 2 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.12%) Varnish
7 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.12%) Xen
8 1 (0.060%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.060%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 312 (18.84%) Kubernetes
2 240 (14.49%) Ansible
2 240 (14.49%) Terraform
3 165 (9.96%) Puppet
4 109 (6.58%) Opscode Chef
5 60 (3.62%) Packer
6 45 (2.72%) Grafana
7 34 (2.05%) Prometheus
8 31 (1.87%) Docker Swarm
9 30 (1.81%) Graphite
10 26 (1.57%) Consul
11 22 (1.33%) Kibana
12 21 (1.27%) Mesos
13 16 (0.97%) Istio
14 10 (0.60%) MIIS
15 7 (0.42%) Icinga
15 7 (0.42%) Munin
16 6 (0.36%) logstash
16 6 (0.36%) Pingdom
16 6 (0.36%) Salt
Vendors
1 149 (9.00%) Google
2 143 (8.64%) Microsoft
3 62 (3.74%) Oracle
4 41 (2.48%) Atlassian
5 33 (1.99%) Splunk
5 33 (1.99%) VMware
6 28 (1.69%) Tableau
7 25 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
8 24 (1.45%) AppDynamics
8 24 (1.45%) New Relic
9 23 (1.39%) Adobe
9 23 (1.39%) SAP
10 21 (1.27%) Apple
11 19 (1.15%) Sitecore
12 15 (0.91%) IBM
13 14 (0.85%) HP
13 14 (0.85%) Red Hat
14 13 (0.79%) ServiceNow
15 12 (0.72%) Black Duck
15 12 (0.72%) SolarWinds