Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitHub
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 284 275 409
Rank change year-on-year -9 +134 +103
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 1,949 2,260 1,480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.16% 1.28% 0.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.98% 7.16% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,399 1,679 1,294
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £85,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +6.67%

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 39,115 31,551 24,440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.36% 17.86% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 31,609 25,955 20,595
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -11 1,849 £55,000 - 386
London -18 995 £69,000 +6.15% 198
UK excluding London -15 914 £50,000 +11.11% 204
South East +40 288 £57,500 +15.00% 65
North of England -42 194 £42,250 -6.11% 49
East of England +36 154 £47,500 +5.56% 25
North West -19 121 £40,000 -5.88% 31
Midlands -29 120 £40,000 +23.08% 22
South West -33 96 £50,000 -9.09% 27
East Midlands -4 68 £37,500 +25.00% 9
Yorkshire -13 62 £47,500 - 15
West Midlands -51 52 £45,000 +34.33% 13
Scotland -14 47 £47,500 +20.25% 9
Wales +21 16 £40,000 +52.38% 7
North East -28 11 £47,500 -31.16% 3

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 1,042 (53.46%) Agile Software Development
2 874 (44.84%) JavaScript
3 757 (38.84%) Amazon AWS
4 726 (37.25%) Git (software)
5 705 (36.17%) Java
6 607 (31.14%) SQL
7 595 (30.53%) Jenkins
8 574 (29.45%) CSS
9 565 (28.99%) Linux
10 556 (28.53%) HTML
11 538 (27.60%) DevOps
12 516 (26.48%) Docker
13 487 (24.99%) Continuous Integration
14 462 (23.70%) Node.js
15 460 (23.60%) Python
16 443 (22.73%) Test Automation
17 436 (22.37%) JIRA
18 415 (21.29%) TDD
19 405 (20.78%) Microsoft Azure
20 396 (20.32%) Scrum
21 391 (20.06%) C#
22 383 (19.65%) Finance
23 366 (18.78%) MySQL
24 363 (18.62%) Software Engineering
25 351 (18.01%) React
26 350 (17.96%) AngularJS
27 338 (17.34%) .NET
28 310 (15.91%) Ansible
29 298 (15.29%) NoSQL
30 285 (14.62%) SQL Server

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
1 200 (10.26%) Confluence
2 113 (5.80%) Elasticsearch
3 108 (5.54%) Ethereum
4 96 (4.93%) CMS
5 81 (4.16%) Cloud Foundry
6 80 (4.10%) Apache
7 63 (3.23%) Apache Spark
8 59 (3.03%) OpenStack
9 57 (2.92%) Tomcat
10 49 (2.51%) JBoss
11 45 (2.31%) WordPress
12 39 (2.00%) WebLogic
13 30 (1.54%) nginx
14 27 (1.39%) Mule
15 26 (1.33%) IIS
16 22 (1.13%) WebSphere
17 21 (1.08%) Anypoint
18 20 (1.03%) SharePoint
19 18 (0.92%) Drupal
20 12 (0.62%) GlassFish
Applications
1 24 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (1.13%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.31%) Doxygen
6 5 (0.26%) Chatbot
6 5 (0.26%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.10%) Mingle
8 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.051%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.051%) HipChat
9 1 (0.051%) InVision
9 1 (0.051%) Maya
9 1 (0.051%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 69 (3.54%) Distributed Ledger
2 22 (1.13%) Payment Gateway
3 17 (0.87%) Magento
4 16 (0.82%) Documaker
5 5 (0.26%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.21%) Eloqua
6 4 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.21%) R3 Corda
6 4 (0.21%) Scribe Insight
7 3 (0.15%) Shopify
8 2 (0.10%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.10%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.051%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.051%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.051%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.051%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 757 (38.84%) Amazon AWS
2 405 (20.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 117 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
4 114 (5.85%) IaaS
5 110 (5.64%) Amazon EC2
6 108 (5.54%) PaaS
7 101 (5.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 94 (4.82%) SaaS
9 92 (4.72%) Amazon S3
10 91 (4.67%) AWS CloudFormation
11 80 (4.10%) Slack
12 69 (3.54%) OpenShift
13 55 (2.82%) Serverless
14 42 (2.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 42 (2.15%) Heroku
15 39 (2.00%) Route 53
16 38 (1.95%) Amazon ELB
17 34 (1.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 30 (1.54%) npm
19 28 (1.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 95 (4.87%) HTTP
2 70 (3.59%) TCP/IP
3 58 (2.98%) DNS
4 42 (2.15%) DHCP
5 38 (1.95%) Internet
6 35 (1.80%) Firewall
7 32 (1.64%) SSH
8 27 (1.39%) SNMP
8 27 (1.39%) SSL
9 26 (1.33%) HTTPS
10 24 (1.23%) ICMP
10 24 (1.23%) SMTP
11 23 (1.18%) VPN
12 22 (1.13%) IPsec
13 18 (0.92%) FTP
14 17 (0.87%) Cisco IOS
15 16 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (0.82%) IMAP
15 16 (0.82%) OpenVPN
15 16 (0.82%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 366 (18.78%) MySQL
2 298 (15.29%) NoSQL
3 285 (14.62%) SQL Server
4 211 (10.83%) PostgreSQL
5 207 (10.62%) Redis
6 196 (10.06%) MongoDB
7 192 (9.85%) Blockchain
8 131 (6.72%) Relational Database
9 78 (4.00%) Big Data
10 56 (2.87%) Amazon RDS
11 50 (2.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 49 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
12 49 (2.51%) Hadoop
13 34 (1.74%) Amazon Redshift
13 34 (1.74%) MariaDB
14 26 (1.33%) Oracle Database
15 20 (1.03%) Apache Hive
15 20 (1.03%) RDBMS
16 19 (0.97%) InfluxDB
17 18 (0.92%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 726 (37.25%) Git (software)
2 595 (30.53%) Jenkins
3 436 (22.37%) JIRA
4 227 (11.65%) Selenium
5 173 (8.88%) Maven
6 170 (8.72%) TeamCity
7 154 (7.90%) Cucumber
8 145 (7.44%) Bitbucket
8 145 (7.44%) Subversion
9 133 (6.82%) Sonatype Nexus
10 126 (6.46%) Octopus Deploy
11 122 (6.26%) JUnit
12 121 (6.21%) Mocha
13 117 (6.00%) Visual Studio
14 97 (4.98%) GitLab
15 82 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
16 79 (4.05%) SonarQube
17 69 (3.54%) JMeter
18 61 (3.13%) Gradle
19 57 (2.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 383 (19.65%) Finance
2 201 (10.31%) Banking
3 98 (5.03%) Telecoms
4 95 (4.87%) Games
5 85 (4.36%) Retail
6 63 (3.23%) Marketing
7 28 (1.44%) Financial Institution
8 27 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 25 (1.28%) Automotive
10 17 (0.87%) Advertising
11 16 (0.82%) Aerospace
12 13 (0.67%) Law
13 11 (0.56%) Electronics
13 11 (0.56%) Multimedia
14 8 (0.41%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.41%) Legal
15 5 (0.26%) Back Office
16 4 (0.21%) Publishing
16 4 (0.21%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,014 (52.03%) Developer
2 262 (13.44%) Senior Developer
3 195 (10.01%) Software Engineer
4 189 (9.70%) Java Developer
5 179 (9.18%) DevOps Engineer
6 141 (7.23%) JavaScript Developer
7 113 (5.80%) C# Developer
7 113 (5.80%) Full Stack Developer
8 111 (5.70%) Software Developer
9 110 (5.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 105 (5.39%) .NET Developer
11 100 (5.13%) Blockchain Developer
11 100 (5.13%) Node.js Developer
12 91 (4.67%) Backend Developer
13 79 (4.05%) PHP Developer
14 65 (3.34%) React Developer
15 57 (2.92%) Architect
15 57 (2.92%) Web Developer
16 56 (2.87%) Senior Java Developer
17 54 (2.77%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 574 (29.45%) CSS
2 556 (28.53%) HTML
3 462 (23.70%) Node.js
4 351 (18.01%) React
5 350 (17.96%) AngularJS
6 338 (17.34%) .NET
7 233 (11.95%) Web Services
8 217 (11.13%) HTML5
9 216 (11.08%) RESTful
10 210 (10.77%) REST
10 210 (10.77%) Spring
11 204 (10.47%) jQuery
12 202 (10.36%) CSS3
13 125 (6.41%) Sass
14 118 (6.05%) JSON
15 117 (6.00%) .NET Framework
16 112 (5.75%) ASP.NET
17 108 (5.54%) Jest
18 106 (5.44%) Smart Contracts
19 105 (5.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 205 (10.52%) Computer Science
2 176 (9.03%) User Experience
3 154 (7.90%) Mobile App
4 124 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
5 116 (5.95%) Fintech
6 100 (5.13%) Bitcoin
7 92 (4.72%) Linux Command Line
8 77 (3.95%) Public Cloud
9 72 (3.69%) Greenfield Project
10 62 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
11 58 (2.98%) Algorithms
12 52 (2.67%) Data Structures
13 38 (1.95%) Blog
14 37 (1.90%) Device Driver
15 36 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
16 34 (1.74%) Data Centre
17 31 (1.59%) Clustering
18 30 (1.54%) Private Cloud
19 25 (1.28%) Hedge funds
20 23 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 565 (28.99%) Linux
2 228 (11.70%) Windows
3 152 (7.80%) Unix
4 106 (5.44%) Android
5 83 (4.26%) Apple iOS
6 73 (3.75%) CentOS
7 63 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 53 (2.72%) VMS
9 48 (2.46%) Ubuntu
10 44 (2.26%) Windows Server
11 25 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (1.03%) Solaris
13 18 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (0.77%) SUSE
15 13 (0.67%) Fedora
16 9 (0.46%) Debian
16 9 (0.46%) Mac OS X
17 8 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
18 6 (0.31%) Mac OS
19 5 (0.26%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,042 (53.46%) Agile Software Development
2 538 (27.60%) DevOps
3 487 (24.99%) Continuous Integration
4 443 (22.73%) Test Automation
5 415 (21.29%) TDD
6 396 (20.32%) Scrum
7 363 (18.62%) Software Engineering
8 259 (13.29%) Open Source
9 237 (12.16%) Front End Development
10 232 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
11 230 (11.80%) Kanban
12 217 (11.13%) Web Development
13 205 (10.52%) Microservices
14 204 (10.47%) BDD
15 200 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
16 193 (9.90%) SDLC
17 175 (8.98%) Mentoring
18 163 (8.36%) MVC
19 153 (7.85%) OO
20 141 (7.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 874 (44.84%) JavaScript
2 705 (36.17%) Java
3 607 (31.14%) SQL
4 460 (23.60%) Python
5 391 (20.06%) C#
6 272 (13.96%) Ruby
7 215 (11.03%) PHP
8 211 (10.83%) ES6
9 183 (9.39%) C++
10 142 (7.29%) Bash Shell
10 142 (7.29%) PowerShell
11 109 (5.59%) Solidity
12 106 (5.44%) Java 8
13 104 (5.34%) Scala
14 99 (5.08%) C
15 87 (4.46%) Go
16 80 (4.10%) Perl
17 75 (3.85%) TypeScript
18 64 (3.28%) T-SQL
19 51 (2.62%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 279 (14.32%) Degree
2 77 (3.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 27 (1.39%) AWS Certification
5 26 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (0.92%) MCP
6 18 (0.92%) MCPD
7 17 (0.87%) ISTQB
8 14 (0.72%) ISEB
8 14 (0.72%) SC Cleared
9 12 (0.62%) BC Cleared
9 12 (0.62%) DBS Check
9 12 (0.62%) DV Cleared
10 11 (0.56%) PhD
11 9 (0.46%) RHCE
12 8 (0.41%) GCIA
12 8 (0.41%) GSEC
12 8 (0.41%) MCITP
12 8 (0.41%) MCSA
12 8 (0.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 221 (11.34%) QA
2 30 (1.54%) GCP
3 21 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.56%) GDPR
5 7 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.36%) PMO
6 6 (0.31%) SLA
7 4 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.21%) ISO 13485
7 4 (0.21%) WCAG
8 2 (0.10%) COBIT
8 2 (0.10%) IEC 62304
8 2 (0.10%) ISO 26262
8 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.10%) JTAG
9 1 (0.051%) PSD2
System Software
1 516 (26.48%) Docker
2 106 (5.44%) Virtual Machines
3 76 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 23 (1.18%) Active Directory
6 16 (0.82%) Samba
6 16 (0.82%) VirtualBox
7 15 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 11 (0.56%) HDFS
9 7 (0.36%) vSphere
9 7 (0.36%) Xen
10 6 (0.31%) KVM
10 6 (0.31%) oVirt
10 6 (0.31%) Varnish
10 6 (0.31%) vCloud
10 6 (0.31%) XenServer
11 4 (0.21%) Firmware
11 4 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.10%) zsh
Systems Management
1 310 (15.91%) Ansible
2 216 (11.08%) Kubernetes
3 215 (11.03%) Puppet
4 210 (10.77%) Opscode Chef
5 128 (6.57%) Terraform
6 67 (3.44%) Docker Swarm
7 53 (2.72%) Packer
8 47 (2.41%) Kibana
9 43 (2.21%) Nagios
10 41 (2.10%) logstash
11 40 (2.05%) Grafana
12 23 (1.18%) Sysdig
13 16 (0.82%) Rancher
13 16 (0.82%) vRealize
14 15 (0.77%) Hadoop YARN
14 15 (0.77%) ZABBIX
15 12 (0.62%) HAProxy
16 11 (0.56%) Mesos
17 10 (0.51%) Capistrano
18 9 (0.46%) Consul
Vendors
1 163 (8.36%) Microsoft
2 122 (6.26%) Oracle
3 119 (6.11%) VMware
4 115 (5.90%) Google
5 113 (5.80%) Splunk
6 106 (5.44%) AppDynamics
7 87 (4.46%) Red Hat
8 77 (3.95%) New Relic
9 62 (3.18%) Atlassian
10 55 (2.82%) WorldPay
11 35 (1.80%) ServiceNow
12 30 (1.54%) IBM
13 27 (1.39%) Cisco
13 27 (1.39%) HP
14 23 (1.18%) MuleSoft
15 22 (1.13%) Cognizant
16 20 (1.03%) Adobe
17 19 (0.97%) Sitecore
18 17 (0.87%) BMC
18 17 (0.87%) Capita