GitHub
UK

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 29 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 270 188 98
Rank change year-on-year -82 -90 +102
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 1,088 1,923 6,059
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.05% 1.98% 3.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.03% 4.57% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 824 1,024 1,546
10th Percentile £41,561 £45,135 £38,750
25th Percentile £48,750 £53,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,956 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.45% +1.47% +8.33%
75th Percentile £79,313 £89,852 £80,000
90th Percentile £96,539 £110,875 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £59,526 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.52% +4.55% +4.76%

All Cloud Skills
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 35,937 42,041 80,970
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 34.80% 43.27% 48.60%
Number of salaries quoted 26,911 27,490 41,315
10th Percentile £30,000 £34,723 £34,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.54% +4.00% +7.76%
75th Percentile £76,250 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £96,000 £102,500 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 29 May 2024.

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 29 May 2024. 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
Jobs
England -76 921 £65,000 -6.40% 455
UK excluding London -100 676 £59,526 +3.52% 289
Work from Home -33 489 £62,500 -10.00% 162
London -54 336 £85,000 +13.33% 196
North of England -70 190 £59,526 +3.52% 82
South East -95 146 £52,500 -25.00% 50
North West -17 112 £57,500 - 46
Midlands -8 105 £61,500 +6.96% 45
Scotland -91 86 £70,000 +21.74% 19
West Midlands +9 83 £61,500 +6.96% 28
South West +7 81 £57,500 -4.17% 39
Yorkshire -40 64 £59,526 +3.52% 30
East of England -28 45 £50,000 - 34
Wales -10 22 £62,500 -3.85% 15
East Midlands -30 21 £55,000 +7.32% 17
North East -18 14 £71,500 +24.35% 8
Northern Ireland -24 1 £47,500 -17.39% 11

GitHub
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 56 (5.15%) Confluence
2 52 (4.78%) FileNet
3 32 (2.94%) Apache
4 29 (2.67%) CMS
5 24 (2.21%) Apache Spark
6 21 (1.93%) Apache Airflow
6 21 (1.93%) nginx
7 16 (1.47%) Drupal
8 11 (1.01%) IIS
8 11 (1.01%) WordPress
9 8 (0.74%) Microsoft Exchange
9 8 (0.74%) SharePoint
10 7 (0.64%) Captiva
10 7 (0.64%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.55%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.46%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.37%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
15 2 (0.18%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 42 (3.86%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.64%) GNU Octave
3 7 (0.64%) Trello
4 5 (0.46%) Doxygen
5 3 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.18%) Notion
6 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.092%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.092%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.37%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.18%) Shopify
5 1 (0.092%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.092%) Magento
5 1 (0.092%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.092%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.092%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.092%) Salesforce CRM
5 1 (0.092%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 468 (43.01%) AWS
2 437 (40.17%) Azure
3 262 (24.08%) GitHub Actions
4 197 (18.11%) GCP
5 149 (13.69%) Azure DevOps
6 123 (11.31%) Serverless
7 110 (10.11%) AWS Lambda
8 104 (9.56%) Amazon S3
9 75 (6.89%) SaaS
10 68 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
11 56 (5.15%) PaaS
12 42 (3.86%) Amazon ECS
12 42 (3.86%) Amazon EKS
13 39 (3.58%) Power Platform
14 38 (3.49%) Amazon SQS
14 38 (3.49%) Azure AKS
15 37 (3.40%) Amazon EC2
16 33 (3.03%) IaaS
17 25 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
18 23 (2.11%) Entra ID
Communications & Networking
1 44 (4.04%) Firewall
2 43 (3.95%) DNS
3 21 (1.93%) VPN
4 14 (1.29%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.29%) WAN
5 11 (1.01%) DHCP
5 11 (1.01%) Internet
5 11 (1.01%) RS-232
6 10 (0.92%) 5G
7 9 (0.83%) SD-WAN
8 6 (0.55%) MQTT
8 6 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.46%) Bluetooth
9 5 (0.46%) Reverse Proxy
9 5 (0.46%) RS-485
9 5 (0.46%) Wireless
9 5 (0.46%) ZigBee
10 3 (0.28%) SMS
10 3 (0.28%) SSL
11 2 (0.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (10.75%) MySQL
2 105 (9.65%) SQL Server
3 100 (9.19%) NoSQL
4 83 (7.63%) PostgreSQL
5 62 (5.70%) Elasticsearch
6 51 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 49 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
7 49 (4.50%) Redis
8 37 (3.40%) Amazon RDS
9 36 (3.31%) MongoDB
10 33 (3.03%) Power BI
11 32 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
12 31 (2.85%) DynamoDB
13 30 (2.76%) Relational Database
14 25 (2.30%) Big Data
15 24 (2.21%) Amazon Redshift
16 22 (2.02%) Data Lake
17 20 (1.84%) BigQuery
18 19 (1.75%) Amazon Aurora
18 19 (1.75%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 284 (26.10%) Git
2 216 (19.85%) Jenkins
3 162 (14.89%) JIRA
4 142 (13.05%) GitLab
5 69 (6.34%) CircleCI
6 54 (4.96%) Bitbucket
7 51 (4.69%) JUnit
8 47 (4.32%) Jasmine
9 45 (4.14%) Mockito
10 42 (3.86%) Visual Studio
11 31 (2.85%) Visual Studio Code
12 22 (2.02%) SonarQube
13 21 (1.93%) Octopus Deploy
13 21 (1.93%) PHPUnit
14 20 (1.84%) Sonatype Nexus
15 19 (1.75%) Subversion
16 16 (1.47%) Selenium
16 16 (1.47%) Trac
17 15 (1.38%) Artifactory
17 15 (1.38%) Cypress.io
General
1 254 (23.35%) Finance
2 251 (23.07%) Social Skills
3 96 (8.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 82 (7.54%) Public Sector
5 80 (7.35%) Banking
6 76 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
7 62 (5.70%) Marketing
8 59 (5.42%) Law
9 47 (4.32%) Legal
10 45 (4.14%) Retail
11 30 (2.76%) Organisational Skills
11 30 (2.76%) Presentation Skills
12 28 (2.57%) Automotive
13 26 (2.39%) Electronics
14 24 (2.21%) Games
15 22 (2.02%) Manufacturing
15 22 (2.02%) Telecoms
16 18 (1.65%) Retail Banking
17 12 (1.10%) Aviation
18 10 (0.92%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 420 (38.60%) Developer
2 230 (21.14%) Senior
3 169 (15.53%) Software Engineer
4 132 (12.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 110 (10.11%) Lead
6 86 (7.90%) Senior Developer
7 76 (6.99%) Software Developer
8 74 (6.80%) Full Stack Developer
9 66 (6.07%) AWS Engineer
10 63 (5.79%) Cloud Engineer
11 61 (5.61%) .NET Developer
12 51 (4.69%) Data Engineer
13 50 (4.60%) Azure Engineer
14 47 (4.32%) C# Developer
15 43 (3.95%) Platform Engineer
16 38 (3.49%) Java Engineer
17 37 (3.40%) AWS DevOps
17 37 (3.40%) Senior DevOps
17 37 (3.40%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 36 (3.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (20.13%) React
2 192 (17.65%) .NET
3 148 (13.60%) HTML
4 146 (13.42%) CSS
5 141 (12.96%) AngularJS
6 111 (10.20%) Node.js
7 101 (9.28%) RESTful
8 94 (8.64%) GraphQL
9 87 (8.00%) REST
9 87 (8.00%) Spring
10 83 (7.63%) HTML5
11 81 (7.44%) Kafka
12 66 (6.07%) .NET Core
13 65 (5.97%) Vue
14 58 (5.33%) Laravel
15 52 (4.78%) Web Services
16 50 (4.60%) jQuery
17 49 (4.50%) J2EE
18 46 (4.23%) Hibernate
19 45 (4.14%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 81 (7.44%) Public Cloud
2 66 (6.07%) Cloud Native
3 62 (5.70%) Distributed Systems
4 51 (4.69%) Product Ownership
5 46 (4.23%) IoT
6 36 (3.31%) Mobile App
7 33 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
8 29 (2.67%) Data Structures
9 26 (2.39%) Private Cloud
10 24 (2.21%) Management Information System
11 23 (2.11%) Onboarding
12 22 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
13 21 (1.93%) Client/Server
14 19 (1.75%) Renewable Energy
15 18 (1.65%) Virtual Team
16 15 (1.38%) Algorithms
17 14 (1.29%) Legacy Systems
18 13 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
19 12 (1.10%) Life Science
19 12 (1.10%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 160 (14.71%) Linux
2 100 (9.19%) Windows
3 47 (4.32%) Windows Server
4 34 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 26 (2.39%) Android
6 24 (2.21%) Unix
7 10 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.64%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.55%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (0.46%) FreeRTOS
10 5 (0.46%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.37%) VMS
11 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.18%) Alpine Linux
12 2 (0.18%) Debian
12 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2016
12 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2019
13 1 (0.092%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (39.89%) Agile
2 422 (38.79%) DevOps
3 407 (37.41%) CI/CD
4 291 (26.75%) Software Engineering
5 224 (20.59%) Problem-Solving
6 206 (18.93%) Infrastructure as Code
7 194 (17.83%) Full Stack Development
8 156 (14.34%) Computer Science
9 155 (14.25%) Microservices
10 152 (13.97%) Containerisation
11 147 (13.51%) Test Automation
12 122 (11.21%) SDLC
13 121 (11.12%) Machine Learning
13 121 (11.12%) Unit Testing
14 113 (10.39%) Mentoring
15 99 (9.10%) Continuous Integration
16 87 (8.00%) Artificial Intelligence
17 80 (7.35%) Scrum
18 76 (6.99%) Deployment Automation
19 74 (6.80%) Clean Code
Programming Languages
1 321 (29.50%) Python
2 292 (26.84%) JavaScript
3 282 (25.92%) SQL
4 217 (19.94%) Java
5 170 (15.63%) C#
6 140 (12.87%) TypeScript
7 104 (9.56%) PowerShell
8 89 (8.18%) PHP
9 80 (7.35%) Bash
10 75 (6.89%) Go
11 44 (4.04%) C
12 40 (3.68%) Ruby
13 26 (2.39%) Scala
14 23 (2.11%) MATLAB
15 22 (2.02%) T-SQL
16 20 (1.84%) Apex Code
17 19 (1.75%) C++
18 16 (1.47%) Objective-C
19 14 (1.29%) Kotlin
19 14 (1.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 180 (16.54%) Degree
2 91 (8.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 60 (5.51%) Security Cleared
4 52 (4.78%) Master's Degree
5 38 (3.49%) SC Cleared
6 28 (2.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (1.10%) AWS Certification
8 9 (0.83%) Azure Certification
9 8 (0.74%) HND
10 7 (0.64%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
11 6 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.55%) PhD
12 4 (0.37%) ISEB
12 4 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (0.37%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.37%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.28%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.092%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
14 1 (0.092%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.95%) QA
2 22 (2.02%) GDPR
3 18 (1.65%) Accessibility
4 17 (1.56%) Data Quality
5 14 (1.29%) NCSC
6 11 (1.01%) MISRA
7 7 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.64%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.55%) MISRA C
9 4 (0.37%) NIST
9 4 (0.37%) PMO
9 4 (0.37%) SLA
10 3 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.18%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.092%) AUTOSAR
12 1 (0.092%) WCAG
System Software
1 346 (31.80%) Docker
2 37 (3.40%) Active Directory
3 28 (2.57%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (1.47%) Firmware
5 11 (1.01%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.01%) NFS
6 10 (0.92%) pfSense
7 7 (0.64%) Embedded Firmware
7 7 (0.64%) HDFS
8 6 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.092%) Time Sharing Option
11 1 (0.092%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.092%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 305 (28.03%) Kubernetes
2 302 (27.76%) Terraform
3 115 (10.57%) Ansible
4 38 (3.49%) Grafana
5 25 (2.30%) Progress Chef
6 23 (2.11%) Puppet
7 15 (1.38%) Istio
8 14 (1.29%) Packer
8 14 (1.29%) ZABBIX
9 13 (1.19%) Argo
9 13 (1.19%) Prometheus
10 10 (0.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 10 (0.92%) SCDPM
11 9 (0.83%) Kibana
12 8 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
12 8 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
13 7 (0.64%) Foglight
13 7 (0.64%) Nagios
14 6 (0.55%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 5 (0.46%) Salt
Vendors
1 147 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 86 (7.90%) Oracle
3 73 (6.71%) Google
4 26 (2.39%) Databricks
5 22 (2.02%) Splunk
6 21 (1.93%) Atlassian
6 21 (1.93%) Salesforce
7 20 (1.84%) SAP
7 20 (1.84%) VMware
8 17 (1.56%) ServiceNow
9 16 (1.47%) ForgeRock
9 16 (1.47%) Sitecore
10 15 (1.38%) IBM
11 14 (1.29%) McAfee
12 13 (1.19%) Dynatrace
12 13 (1.19%) HP
13 11 (1.01%) Fortinet
13 11 (1.01%) Juniper
13 11 (1.01%) Red Hat
13 11 (1.01%) Veeam