Period
to 7 July 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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitHub
UK
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 260 283 284
Rank change year-on-year +23 +1 +18
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 958 1,741 2,074
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.22% 1.18% 1.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.39% 4.00% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 768 1,445 1,650
Median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £100,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%

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 28,270 43,493 42,573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.94% 29.59% 23.84%
Number of salaries quoted 23,051 35,317 34,677
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +4.55%

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 7 July 2020.

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 7 July 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 +32 903 £57,500 -4.17% 135
London +2 482 £65,000 -10.34% 53
UK excluding London +37 449 £50,000 - 85
South East +91 158 £52,500 - 18
North of England +41 150 £47,500 +5.56% 22
North West +50 111 £50,000 +14.94% 13
Work from Home +6 102 £60,000 - 13
Midlands +62 53 £47,500 -5.00% 17
South West +61 46 £55,000 +15.79% 14
West Midlands +73 41 £47,500 -5.00% 12
Yorkshire +57 29 £40,000 -18.92% 4
Scotland +67 23 £35,000 -30.00% 1
East of England +32 14 £50,000 -20.00% 10
East Midlands +40 12 £45,000 -18.18% 5
North East +30 10 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Northern Ireland +26 5 £32,500 -31.58% 1
Wales -3 5 £55,000 +50.68% 2

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 514 (53.65%) Agile Software Development
2 354 (36.95%) Jenkins
3 349 (36.43%) DevOps
4 346 (36.12%) Git (software)
5 338 (35.28%) AWS
6 334 (34.86%) JavaScript
7 320 (33.40%) Python
8 286 (29.85%) Java
9 284 (29.65%) Docker
10 225 (23.49%) Azure
11 218 (22.76%) C#
12 209 (21.82%) Linux
13 204 (21.29%) Microservices
14 202 (21.09%) .NET
15 195 (20.35%) Kubernetes
16 190 (19.83%) Software Engineering
17 188 (19.62%) JIRA
18 182 (19.00%) CSS
19 179 (18.68%) HTML
20 178 (18.58%) Continuous Integration
21 175 (18.27%) SQL
22 172 (17.95%) TDD
23 165 (17.22%) Scrum
24 164 (17.12%) Test Automation
25 158 (16.49%) Finance
26 145 (15.14%) Node.js
27 143 (14.93%) REST
28 142 (14.82%) Terraform
29 134 (13.99%) Open Source
30 129 (13.47%) BDD

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 99 (10.33%) Confluence
2 36 (3.76%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (3.34%) Apache
4 27 (2.82%) CMS
5 24 (2.51%) nginx
6 23 (2.40%) IIS
7 19 (1.98%) WordPress
8 10 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
8 10 (1.04%) Umbraco
9 9 (0.94%) Apache Spark
9 9 (0.94%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.63%) Drupal
11 5 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
11 5 (0.52%) GemFire
11 5 (0.52%) Mule
11 5 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.42%) Mule ESB
13 3 (0.31%) Gluu
13 3 (0.31%) Headless CMS
13 3 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.25%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.04%) InVision
4 9 (0.94%) Adobe XD
4 9 (0.94%) Zeplin
5 6 (0.63%) Sketch
6 5 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.42%) Notepad++
8 3 (0.31%) 3ds Max
8 3 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.21%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.21%) Inkscape
10 1 (0.10%) Figma
10 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.10%) Marvel
10 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Office
10 1 (0.10%) Mingle
10 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.42%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.31%) Magento
5 2 (0.21%) Raiser's Edge
5 2 (0.21%) Shopify
6 1 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 338 (35.28%) AWS
2 225 (23.49%) Azure
3 74 (7.72%) GCP
4 64 (6.68%) Serverless
5 53 (5.53%) Amazon EC2
5 53 (5.53%) SaaS
6 47 (4.91%) Amazon S3
7 41 (4.28%) AWS CloudFormation
8 40 (4.18%) AWS Lambda
9 38 (3.97%) Amazon SQS
10 31 (3.24%) Slack
11 26 (2.71%) Amazon ECS
11 26 (2.71%) AWS CodePipeline
11 26 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
12 23 (2.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 21 (2.19%) AWS Fargate
14 18 (1.88%) AWS CodeDeploy
15 16 (1.67%) npm
16 14 (1.46%) Datadog
17 13 (1.36%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.76%) Internet
2 33 (3.44%) Firewall
3 26 (2.71%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.67%) VPN
5 15 (1.57%) HTTP
6 14 (1.46%) Bluetooth
6 14 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (1.36%) Wireless
8 12 (1.25%) LTE
8 12 (1.25%) MQTT
8 12 (1.25%) SSL
9 8 (0.84%) VLAN
10 7 (0.73%) Network Security
11 6 (0.63%) DNS
11 6 (0.63%) Unified Communications
11 6 (0.63%) VoIP
12 4 (0.42%) Reverse Proxy
12 4 (0.42%) Skype
13 3 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (0.31%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (9.50%) SQL Server
2 75 (7.83%) MySQL
3 71 (7.41%) NoSQL
4 69 (7.20%) PostgreSQL
5 47 (4.91%) MongoDB
6 41 (4.28%) Relational Database
7 36 (3.76%) Redis
8 28 (2.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 26 (2.71%) Big Data
10 25 (2.61%) MariaDB
11 23 (2.40%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (1.57%) Hadoop
13 14 (1.46%) Amazon Redshift
14 13 (1.36%) Blockchain
15 12 (1.25%) Oracle Database
15 12 (1.25%) Power BI
16 10 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 8 (0.84%) Data Lake
18 7 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 354 (36.95%) Jenkins
2 346 (36.12%) Git (software)
3 188 (19.62%) JIRA
4 118 (12.32%) Bitbucket
5 100 (10.44%) GitLab
6 87 (9.08%) Selenium
7 81 (8.46%) Maven
8 71 (7.41%) TeamCity
9 54 (5.64%) Sonatype Nexus
10 53 (5.53%) Cucumber
11 44 (4.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 42 (4.38%) Postman
13 39 (4.07%) JMeter
14 37 (3.86%) Octopus Deploy
15 36 (3.76%) Visual Studio
16 30 (3.13%) JUnit
17 25 (2.61%) Jasmine
18 24 (2.51%) NUnit
18 24 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
19 23 (2.40%) WebDriver
General
1 158 (16.49%) Finance
2 49 (5.11%) Public Sector
3 48 (5.01%) Games
4 41 (4.28%) Banking
5 36 (3.76%) Marketing
6 26 (2.71%) Retail
7 19 (1.98%) Law
7 19 (1.98%) Legal
8 14 (1.46%) Front Office
8 14 (1.46%) Publishing
9 11 (1.15%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.73%) Back Office
10 7 (0.73%) Billing
10 7 (0.73%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.63%) Local Government
11 6 (0.63%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.52%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.42%) Advertising
14 3 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 401 (41.86%) Developer
2 155 (16.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 89 (9.29%) Senior Developer
4 80 (8.35%) Software Engineer
5 75 (7.83%) Full Stack Developer
6 54 (5.64%) .NET Developer
7 48 (5.01%) AWS Engineer
8 46 (4.80%) C# Developer
8 46 (4.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 46 (4.80%) Software Developer
9 45 (4.70%) PHP Developer
10 38 (3.97%) Junior
10 38 (3.97%) Python Developer
11 35 (3.65%) JavaScript Developer
12 32 (3.34%) AWS DevOps
13 31 (3.24%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 31 (3.24%) React Developer
14 30 (3.13%) Java Developer
14 30 (3.13%) Test Leader
15 29 (3.03%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (21.09%) .NET
2 182 (19.00%) CSS
3 179 (18.68%) HTML
4 145 (15.14%) Node.js
5 143 (14.93%) REST
6 123 (12.84%) AngularJS
7 122 (12.73%) React
8 97 (10.13%) RESTful
9 92 (9.60%) Web Services
10 80 (8.35%) JSON
11 64 (6.68%) Spring
12 59 (6.16%) Sass
13 58 (6.05%) HTML5
14 57 (5.95%) SOAP
15 54 (5.64%) XML
16 48 (5.01%) Redux
17 46 (4.80%) Elastic Stack
18 44 (4.59%) jQuery
19 43 (4.49%) .NET Core
20 40 (4.18%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 78 (8.14%) User Experience
2 57 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (4.28%) Greenfield Project
3 41 (4.28%) Public Cloud
4 36 (3.76%) Mobile App
5 33 (3.44%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (2.40%) Cloud Native
7 19 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
8 18 (1.88%) Data Structures
9 15 (1.57%) Algorithms
10 14 (1.46%) Blog
10 14 (1.46%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.25%) Internet of Things
12 11 (1.15%) IVR
13 9 (0.94%) Social Media
14 8 (0.84%) Animation
14 8 (0.84%) Life Science
14 8 (0.84%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.73%) Wiki
16 6 (0.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 209 (21.82%) Linux
2 90 (9.39%) Windows
3 65 (6.78%) Android
4 58 (6.05%) Apple iOS
5 45 (4.70%) CentOS
6 44 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (3.55%) Unix
8 27 (2.82%) Windows Server
9 14 (1.46%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.84%) Windows Server 2016
11 7 (0.73%) Debian
12 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.42%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2019
14 3 (0.31%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.21%) CoreOS
15 2 (0.21%) VMS
16 1 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (53.65%) Agile Software Development
2 349 (36.43%) DevOps
3 204 (21.29%) Microservices
4 190 (19.83%) Software Engineering
5 178 (18.58%) Continuous Integration
6 172 (17.95%) TDD
7 165 (17.22%) Scrum
8 164 (17.12%) Test Automation
9 134 (13.99%) Open Source
10 129 (13.47%) BDD
11 99 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
12 93 (9.71%) Fintech
13 87 (9.08%) OO
14 83 (8.66%) Analytics
15 81 (8.46%) Front End Development
16 78 (8.14%) Computer Science
17 75 (7.83%) Mentoring
18 68 (7.10%) SDLC
19 65 (6.78%) Web Development
20 62 (6.47%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 334 (34.86%) JavaScript
2 320 (33.40%) Python
3 286 (29.85%) Java
4 218 (22.76%) C#
5 175 (18.27%) SQL
6 117 (12.21%) PHP
7 102 (10.65%) Ruby
8 85 (8.87%) Bash Shell
9 79 (8.25%) PowerShell
10 62 (6.47%) TypeScript
11 56 (5.85%) C++
12 43 (4.49%) Go
13 42 (4.38%) Kotlin
14 41 (4.28%) ES6
15 38 (3.97%) C
15 38 (3.97%) Java 8
16 27 (2.82%) Scala
17 15 (1.57%) Apple Swift
17 15 (1.57%) Objective-C
18 13 (1.36%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 88 (9.19%) Degree
2 27 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (2.61%) AWS Certification
5 17 (1.77%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.04%) ISTQB
7 9 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.73%) MCSE
10 6 (0.63%) CCNA
10 6 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (0.52%) HNC
12 4 (0.42%) ISEB
13 3 (0.31%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.31%) JNCIE
13 3 (0.31%) JNCIP
14 2 (0.21%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 1 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (8.87%) QA
2 11 (1.15%) GDPR
2 11 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.10%) JTAG
4 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.10%) SLA
System Software
1 284 (29.65%) Docker
2 19 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.46%) Firmware
4 9 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.84%) Active Directory
6 6 (0.63%) vSphere
7 5 (0.52%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.31%) iptables
8 3 (0.31%) Xen
9 2 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.10%) Ceph
10 1 (0.10%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 195 (20.35%) Kubernetes
2 142 (14.82%) Terraform
3 121 (12.63%) Ansible
4 91 (9.50%) Puppet
5 51 (5.32%) Grafana
6 40 (4.18%) Opscode Chef
7 38 (3.97%) Prometheus
8 37 (3.86%) Graphite
9 31 (3.24%) Packer
10 21 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
11 18 (1.88%) Consul
12 15 (1.57%) Kibana
13 14 (1.46%) Docker Swarm
14 10 (1.04%) cPanel
15 9 (0.94%) Mesos
16 7 (0.73%) logstash
17 6 (0.63%) Pingdom
18 5 (0.52%) Nagios
18 5 (0.52%) ZABBIX
19 4 (0.42%) Salt
Vendors
1 81 (8.46%) Microsoft
2 57 (5.95%) Google
3 33 (3.44%) Oracle
4 31 (3.24%) HP
5 27 (2.82%) VMware
6 23 (2.40%) Adobe
7 18 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (1.88%) ServiceNow
8 14 (1.46%) New Relic
9 13 (1.36%) Splunk
10 11 (1.15%) Veracode
11 10 (1.04%) Cognizant
12 9 (0.94%) Apple
13 8 (0.84%) Databricks
14 7 (0.73%) Cisco
14 7 (0.73%) MuleSoft
14 7 (0.73%) Rollbar
15 6 (0.63%) AppDynamics
15 6 (0.63%) Veeam
16 5 (0.52%) Atlassian