Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitHub
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 269 402 496
Rank change year-on-year +133 +94 -30
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 2218 1443 1238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.27% 0.76% 0.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.98% 5.95% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 1252 1026
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,553 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.10% +10.64% -5.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £29,625
90th Percentile £80,000 £86,125 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -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 31773 24240 19969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.24% 12.70% 9.10%
Number of salaries quoted 26131 20358 16433
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 2017. 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 +123 2105 £55,000 +4.55% 108
London +77 1147 £65,000 +8.33% 62
UK excluding London +174 1032 £45,000 +12.50% 48
North of England +101 266 £46,500 +16.25% 14
South East +105 244 £50,000 +5.26% 12
Midlands +84 193 £32,500 -13.33% 8
North West +63 152 £45,000 +28.57% 6
East of England +63 131 £46,902 -35.31% 7
South West +62 128 £55,000 +69.23% 5
West Midlands +56 128 £33,000 -12.00% 5
Yorkshire +57 92 £50,000 +23.46% 8
East Midlands +75 73 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Scotland +45 66 £38,500 +2.67% 2
North East +38 22 £69,000 +84.00%
Northern Ireland - 7 £12,500 -
Wales +24 5 £26,500 -24.29%

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT jobs citing GitHub also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for GitHub.

1 1082 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 971 (43.78%) JavaScript
3 751 (33.86%) HTML
4 684 (30.84%) CSS
5 675 (30.43%) Git (software)
6 594 (26.78%) Java
7 569 (25.65%) SQL
8 555 (25.02%) AngularJS
9 527 (23.76%) DevOps
10 518 (23.35%) Linux
11 489 (22.05%) C#
12 483 (21.78%) TDD
13 477 (21.51%) Finance
14 472 (21.28%) Jenkins
15 458 (20.65%) Continuous Integration
16 424 (19.12%) Amazon AWS
17 400 (18.03%) Scrum
18 391 (17.63%) PHP
19 378 (17.04%) Test Automation
20 373 (16.82%) Software Engineering
21 371 (16.73%) JIRA
22 369 (16.64%) SQL Server
23 336 (15.15%) Open Source
24 326 (14.70%) SDLC
25 320 (14.43%) HTML5
26 316 (14.25%) MySQL
27 306 (13.80%) Python
27 306 (13.80%) Node.js
28 300 (13.53%) REST
28 300 (13.53%) .NET

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
1 164 (7.39%) Apache
2 129 (5.82%) CMS
2 129 (5.82%) Elasticsearch
3 101 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 95 (4.28%) WordPress
5 79 (3.56%) Apache Spark
6 69 (3.11%) Drupal
7 68 (3.07%) Confluence
8 63 (2.84%) nginx
9 55 (2.48%) Apache Solr
10 44 (1.98%) Joomla!
11 41 (1.85%) OpenStack
12 37 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 32 (1.44%) IIS
14 30 (1.35%) WebLogic
15 28 (1.26%) Ethereum
16 26 (1.17%) Documentum
17 20 (0.90%) Mule
18 18 (0.81%) JBoss
19 16 (0.72%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 80 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 23 (1.04%) Photoshop
3 20 (0.90%) InVision
4 16 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.23%) Campfire
5 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.18%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.090%) GIMP
7 2 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.045%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.045%) HipChat
8 1 (0.045%) InDesign
8 1 (0.045%) Mingle
8 1 (0.045%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 69 (3.11%) Magento
2 10 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.18%) Shopify
5 2 (0.090%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.045%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.045%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.045%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.045%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 424 (19.12%) Amazon AWS
2 281 (12.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (3.88%) Slack
4 75 (3.38%) Amazon EC2
5 74 (3.34%) SaaS
6 64 (2.89%) Google Cloud Platform
7 58 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
8 47 (2.12%) Google Play
9 45 (2.03%) Amazon S3
10 44 (1.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 41 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
12 37 (1.67%) Serverless
13 36 (1.62%) npm
14 35 (1.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 34 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
15 34 (1.53%) Trello
16 33 (1.49%) Heroku
17 25 (1.13%) CloudFront
18 22 (0.99%) IaaS
19 20 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (2.80%) HTTP
2 55 (2.48%) Internet
3 52 (2.34%) LDAP
4 27 (1.22%) DNS
5 23 (1.04%) TCP/IP
6 17 (0.77%) HTTPS
7 15 (0.68%) Firewall
7 15 (0.68%) MPLS
8 11 (0.50%) VPN
9 10 (0.45%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (0.45%) FTP
9 10 (0.45%) Network Security
9 10 (0.45%) SSL
9 10 (0.45%) VoIP
10 9 (0.41%) SSH
11 8 (0.36%) ICMP
11 8 (0.36%) VSAT
12 7 (0.32%) DHCP
12 7 (0.32%) Kerberos
12 7 (0.32%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 369 (16.64%) SQL Server
2 316 (14.25%) MySQL
3 228 (10.28%) NoSQL
4 164 (7.39%) MongoDB
5 126 (5.68%) Relational Database
6 118 (5.32%) Big Data
7 110 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
8 106 (4.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 100 (4.51%) Redis
10 96 (4.33%) Hadoop
11 95 (4.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 80 (3.61%) BusinessObjects
13 53 (2.39%) Amazon RDS
14 46 (2.07%) MariaDB
15 38 (1.71%) RDBMS
16 36 (1.62%) Blockchain
16 36 (1.62%) SQL Server 2016
17 30 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 25 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
19 24 (1.08%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 675 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 472 (21.28%) Jenkins
3 371 (16.73%) JIRA
4 293 (13.21%) TeamCity
5 243 (10.96%) Selenium
6 232 (10.46%) Bitbucket
7 191 (8.61%) Subversion
8 181 (8.16%) Cucumber
9 153 (6.90%) Maven
10 115 (5.18%) WebDriver
11 110 (4.96%) JUnit
12 92 (4.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 92 (4.15%) gulp
13 79 (3.56%) Visual Studio
14 78 (3.52%) Sonatype Nexus
15 76 (3.43%) GitLab
16 65 (2.93%) Vagrant
17 62 (2.80%) webpack
18 49 (2.21%) PHPUnit
19 47 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 477 (21.51%) Finance
2 221 (9.96%) Banking
3 189 (8.52%) Investment Banking
4 176 (7.94%) Retail Banking
5 126 (5.68%) Retail
6 116 (5.23%) Marketing
7 97 (4.37%) Electronics
7 97 (4.37%) Telecoms
8 87 (3.92%) Games
8 87 (3.92%) Manufacturing
9 35 (1.58%) Advertising
10 32 (1.44%) Legal
11 18 (0.81%) Publishing
12 10 (0.45%) Back Office
13 5 (0.23%) Front Office
13 5 (0.23%) Law
14 4 (0.18%) Music Industry
15 2 (0.090%) French Language
15 2 (0.090%) German Language
15 2 (0.090%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 1270 (57.26%) Developer
2 240 (10.82%) Senior Developer
3 185 (8.34%) PHP Developer
4 179 (8.07%) Software Engineer
5 170 (7.66%) JavaScript Developer
6 143 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 141 (6.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 131 (5.91%) Java Developer
9 129 (5.82%) Full Stack Developer
10 122 (5.50%) Tester
11 114 (5.14%) Automation Tester
12 97 (4.37%) HTML Developer
13 95 (4.28%) C# Developer
14 91 (4.10%) DevOps Engineer
15 89 (4.01%) Web Developer
16 88 (3.97%) Lead Developer
17 81 (3.65%) HTML CSS Developer
18 79 (3.56%) Junior
19 76 (3.43%) MIS Developer
20 75 (3.38%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 751 (33.86%) HTML
2 684 (30.84%) CSS
3 555 (25.02%) AngularJS
4 320 (14.43%) HTML5
5 306 (13.80%) Node.js
6 300 (13.53%) .NET
6 300 (13.53%) REST
7 283 (12.76%) Web Services
8 277 (12.49%) jQuery
9 238 (10.73%) RESTful
10 233 (10.50%) Sass
11 232 (10.46%) React
12 177 (7.98%) Spring
13 176 (7.94%) JSON
14 171 (7.71%) SOAP
15 163 (7.35%) ASP.NET
16 139 (6.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 135 (6.09%) CSS3
18 130 (5.86%) XML
19 113 (5.09%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 276 (12.44%) Computer Science
2 251 (11.32%) User Experience
3 143 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 135 (6.09%) Mobile App
5 98 (4.42%) Fintech
6 93 (4.19%) Blog
7 84 (3.79%) Greenfield Project
8 79 (3.56%) Algorithms
9 46 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
10 45 (2.03%) Hedge funds
11 38 (1.71%) Data Centre
11 38 (1.71%) Data Structures
12 36 (1.62%) Public Cloud
13 29 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
14 24 (1.08%) iPad
15 23 (1.04%) Management Information System
16 22 (0.99%) Client/Server
17 18 (0.81%) Streaming Video
18 14 (0.63%) Internet of Things
18 14 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 518 (23.35%) Linux
2 228 (10.28%) Unix
3 176 (7.94%) Apple iOS
4 159 (7.17%) Android
5 121 (5.46%) Windows
6 81 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 52 (2.34%) Solaris
8 42 (1.89%) CentOS
9 32 (1.44%) Ubuntu
10 29 (1.31%) Windows Server
11 17 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
12 8 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.23%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.23%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.18%) CoreOS
15 2 (0.090%) Debian
16 1 (0.045%) Kali Linux
16 1 (0.045%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.045%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1082 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 527 (23.76%) DevOps
3 483 (21.78%) TDD
4 458 (20.65%) Continuous Integration
5 400 (18.03%) Scrum
6 378 (17.04%) Test Automation
7 373 (16.82%) Software Engineering
8 336 (15.15%) Open Source
9 326 (14.70%) SDLC
10 283 (12.76%) MVC
11 269 (12.13%) Web Development
12 226 (10.19%) BDD
13 220 (9.92%) OO
14 205 (9.24%) Front End Development
15 197 (8.88%) Asset Management
16 182 (8.21%) Wealth Management
17 161 (7.26%) Configuration Management
18 158 (7.12%) Mentoring
19 154 (6.94%) Microservices
20 149 (6.72%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 971 (43.78%) JavaScript
2 594 (26.78%) Java
3 569 (25.65%) SQL
4 489 (22.05%) C#
5 391 (17.63%) PHP
6 306 (13.80%) Python
7 194 (8.75%) Ruby
8 139 (6.27%) C++
9 92 (4.15%) Scala
10 89 (4.01%) Perl
11 81 (3.65%) Bash Shell
12 78 (3.52%) PowerShell
13 77 (3.47%) C
14 71 (3.20%) T-SQL
15 64 (2.89%) Shell Script
16 56 (2.52%) ES6
17 54 (2.43%) Objective-C
18 53 (2.39%) Apple Swift
18 53 (2.39%) Go
19 52 (2.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 291 (13.12%) Degree
2 161 (7.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 56 (2.52%) PhD
4 35 (1.58%) Security Cleared
5 10 (0.45%) PMI Certification
5 10 (0.45%) Postgraduate
6 9 (0.41%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.32%) A+ Certification
8 5 (0.23%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.18%) ISEB
10 3 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.14%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.090%) CISSP
11 2 (0.090%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.045%) CCNA
12 1 (0.045%) CEH
12 1 (0.045%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.045%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.045%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (8.39%) QA
2 32 (1.44%) GCP
3 26 (1.17%) SLA
4 22 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
5 10 (0.45%) WAI
6 8 (0.36%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.18%) WCAG
8 3 (0.14%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.045%) PMO
System Software
1 300 (13.53%) Docker
2 79 (3.56%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.41%) KVM
6 7 (0.32%) GPFS
6 7 (0.32%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.32%) LXC
6 7 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.27%) Ceph
7 6 (0.27%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 6 (0.27%) vSphere
8 4 (0.18%) Shibboleth
9 3 (0.14%) XenServer
10 2 (0.090%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.090%) Varnish
11 1 (0.045%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.045%) etcd
11 1 (0.045%) HDFS
11 1 (0.045%) NFS
Systems Management
1 222 (10.01%) Puppet
2 152 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
3 138 (6.22%) Ansible
4 95 (4.28%) Kubernetes
5 51 (2.30%) Terraform
6 46 (2.07%) ZABBIX
7 28 (1.26%) Capistrano
8 23 (1.04%) Nagios
9 20 (0.90%) rkt
10 13 (0.59%) Grafana
10 13 (0.59%) Salt
11 10 (0.45%) Ambari
11 10 (0.45%) CloudHub
11 10 (0.45%) Hadoop YARN
11 10 (0.45%) Kibana
11 10 (0.45%) logstash
12 9 (0.41%) Rundeck
13 8 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (0.36%) Icinga
14 7 (0.32%) Packer
Vendors
1 236 (10.64%) Oracle
2 163 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 154 (6.94%) Google
4 86 (3.88%) Red Hat
5 61 (2.75%) SAP
6 57 (2.57%) Splunk
7 54 (2.43%) VMware
8 40 (1.80%) Zend
9 37 (1.67%) Adobe
10 34 (1.53%) IBM
11 31 (1.40%) Apple
12 27 (1.22%) Tableau
13 26 (1.17%) MuleSoft
13 26 (1.17%) Pega
14 25 (1.13%) Cognizant
15 23 (1.04%) EMC
16 22 (0.99%) HP
17 19 (0.86%) Facebook
17 19 (0.86%) ServiceNow
18 18 (0.81%) AppDynamics