Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitHub
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 223 252 292
Rank change year-on-year +29 +40 -8
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 791 1,720 1,901
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.45% 1.28% 1.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.51% 3.94% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 718 1,399 1,447
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +9.52%
10th Percentile £33,675 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £93,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.04% -4.00% +11.11%

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 22,505 43,619 40,832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.18% 32.55% 25.33%
Number of salaries quoted 19,117 35,547 32,831
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +24 740 £60,000 - 288
UK excluding London +62 421 £47,500 -1.04% 190
London +10 339 £70,000 - 119
Work from Home +13 153 £60,000 - 56
South East +49 114 £52,500 +5.00% 32
Midlands +121 112 £50,000 -13.04% 38
North of England +3 103 £45,000 -1.10% 59
West Midlands +124 93 £55,000 +15.79% 32
North West -1 68 £45,000 - 30
South West +93 38 £45,000 -5.26% 15
East of England +102 26 £37,500 -15.25% 23
Yorkshire +71 25 £50,000 +5.26% 22
Wales +53 22 £42,500 -20.93% 9
East Midlands +43 19 £40,000 -33.33% 5
North East +23 10 £32,500 -53.57% 7
Scotland +52 7 £43,750 -12.50% 9
Northern Ireland +20 2 £45,000 -5.26% 5

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 386 (48.80%) DevOps
2 361 (45.64%) Agile Software Development
3 317 (40.08%) Python
4 303 (38.31%) AWS
5 291 (36.79%) JavaScript
6 247 (31.23%) Git (software)
7 245 (30.97%) Terraform
8 232 (29.33%) Docker
9 230 (29.08%) Jenkins
10 210 (26.55%) Azure
11 201 (25.41%) SQL
12 192 (24.27%) Java
13 190 (24.02%) Kubernetes
14 185 (23.39%) Linux
15 177 (22.38%) Microservices
16 160 (20.23%) HTML
17 155 (19.60%) Test Automation
18 151 (19.09%) Node.js
19 149 (18.84%) Software Engineering
19 149 (18.84%) CSS
20 147 (18.58%) Ansible
21 145 (18.33%) React
21 145 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
22 137 (17.32%) C#
23 133 (16.81%) GitLab
24 130 (16.43%) .NET
25 129 (16.31%) Google
26 126 (15.93%) TDD
27 124 (15.68%) Spring
28 123 (15.55%) GCP

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 80 (10.11%) Elasticsearch
2 70 (8.85%) Apache Spark
3 68 (8.60%) Apache
4 49 (6.19%) Confluence
5 25 (3.16%) WordPress
6 19 (2.40%) CMS
7 14 (1.77%) WebSphere
8 11 (1.39%) JBoss
8 11 (1.39%) nginx
9 8 (1.01%) GlassFish
10 7 (0.88%) Headless CMS
11 6 (0.76%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.76%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.51%) IIS
12 4 (0.51%) Jupyter
13 3 (0.38%) Drupal
13 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.38%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.38%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.51%) Fireworks
3 4 (0.51%) Inkscape
3 4 (0.51%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.25%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.13%) Figma
Business Applications
1 18 (2.28%) Magento
2 14 (1.77%) Shopify
3 9 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.88%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 303 (38.31%) AWS
2 210 (26.55%) Azure
3 123 (15.55%) GCP
4 57 (7.21%) Stackdriver
5 55 (6.95%) Serverless
6 52 (6.57%) SaaS
7 46 (5.82%) AWS Lambda
8 42 (5.31%) PaaS
9 41 (5.18%) Cloud Computing
10 32 (4.05%) IaaS
11 29 (3.67%) Amazon ECS
12 25 (3.16%) AWS CloudFormation
13 24 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
14 22 (2.78%) OpenShift
15 18 (2.28%) Amazon S3
15 18 (2.28%) Amazon SQS
15 18 (2.28%) Azure Active Directory
16 16 (2.02%) Slack
17 13 (1.64%) Azure Functions
18 12 (1.52%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.40%) HTTP
2 15 (1.90%) AMQP
3 13 (1.64%) Firewall
4 9 (1.14%) Internet
4 9 (1.14%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.88%) DNS
6 6 (0.76%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.51%) SSH
7 4 (0.51%) SSL
7 4 (0.51%) VPN
8 3 (0.38%) Broadband
8 3 (0.38%) IPv4
8 3 (0.38%) MPLS
8 3 (0.38%) OpenVPN
8 3 (0.38%) VLAN
9 2 (0.25%) FCoE
9 2 (0.25%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.25%) Intranet
9 2 (0.25%) LAN
9 2 (0.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (15.17%) SQL Server
2 119 (15.04%) PostgreSQL
3 88 (11.13%) NoSQL
4 75 (9.48%) MongoDB
5 58 (7.33%) MySQL
6 56 (7.08%) Big Data
7 38 (4.80%) Relational Database
8 24 (3.03%) Redis
9 19 (2.40%) Azure SQL Database
10 16 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
11 15 (1.90%) MariaDB
12 13 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (1.14%) Couchbase
15 8 (1.01%) Power BI
16 7 (0.88%) Cosmos DB
17 6 (0.76%) Blockchain
17 6 (0.76%) Looker
17 6 (0.76%) Sisense
17 6 (0.76%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 247 (31.23%) Git (software)
2 230 (29.08%) Jenkins
3 133 (16.81%) GitLab
4 110 (13.91%) JIRA
5 76 (9.61%) Gradle
6 51 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 51 (6.45%) Bitbucket
7 45 (5.69%) Selenium
8 38 (4.80%) Sonatype Nexus
9 32 (4.05%) Maven
10 28 (3.54%) TeamCity
11 25 (3.16%) CircleCI
12 23 (2.91%) Cypress.io
12 23 (2.91%) Subversion
13 19 (2.40%) webpack
13 19 (2.40%) Xcode
14 17 (2.15%) Artifactory
14 17 (2.15%) JUnit
14 17 (2.15%) PHPUnit
15 16 (2.02%) Android Studio
General
1 112 (14.16%) Public Sector
2 109 (13.78%) Finance
3 39 (4.93%) Marketing
4 30 (3.79%) Retail
5 25 (3.16%) Games
6 23 (2.91%) Banking
7 13 (1.64%) Law
8 9 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.88%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.76%) Publishing
11 5 (0.63%) Legal
12 4 (0.51%) Back Office
13 3 (0.38%) Automotive
13 3 (0.38%) Electronics
13 3 (0.38%) Front Office
14 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.25%) Local Government
14 2 (0.25%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 407 (51.45%) Developer
2 156 (19.72%) DevOps Engineer
3 104 (13.15%) Senior Developer
4 65 (8.22%) Full Stack Developer
5 57 (7.21%) Platform Engineer
6 53 (6.70%) Python Developer
7 50 (6.32%) Java Developer
8 47 (5.94%) AWS Engineer
9 44 (5.56%) PHP Developer
9 44 (5.56%) React Developer
10 43 (5.44%) AWS DevOps
11 42 (5.31%) Software Developer
12 40 (5.06%) JavaScript Developer
13 39 (4.93%) Architect
13 39 (4.93%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 39 (4.93%) Cloud Engineer
14 38 (4.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 36 (4.55%) .NET Developer
16 32 (4.05%) Senior DevOps
16 32 (4.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (20.23%) HTML
2 151 (19.09%) Node.js
3 149 (18.84%) CSS
4 145 (18.33%) React
5 130 (16.43%) .NET
6 124 (15.68%) Spring
7 95 (12.01%) AngularJS
8 92 (11.63%) REST
9 89 (11.25%) Web Services
10 78 (9.86%) RESTful
11 70 (8.85%) Spring Boot
12 69 (8.72%) RabbitMQ
13 67 (8.47%) Spring Integration
14 64 (8.09%) .NET Core
15 62 (7.84%) JSON
16 53 (6.70%) Kafka
17 51 (6.45%) XML
18 49 (6.19%) .NET Framework
19 48 (6.07%) HTML5
20 46 (5.82%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.98%) User Experience
2 35 (4.42%) Mobile App
3 32 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (3.54%) Blog
5 27 (3.41%) Public Cloud
6 25 (3.16%) Cloud Native
7 21 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (2.53%) Algorithms
9 17 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
10 15 (1.90%) Social Media
11 12 (1.52%) Private Cloud
12 10 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.01%) Robotics
13 8 (1.01%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.88%) Data Centre
14 7 (0.88%) Life Science
14 7 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (0.88%) Mobile Games
15 6 (0.76%) DataPower
15 6 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 185 (23.39%) Linux
2 60 (7.59%) Windows
3 40 (5.06%) CentOS
4 39 (4.93%) Android
4 39 (4.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 25 (3.16%) Unix
7 16 (2.02%) Windows Server
8 10 (1.26%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.88%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.51%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.38%) Debian
11 3 (0.38%) VMS
12 1 (0.13%) Fedora
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 386 (48.80%) DevOps
2 361 (45.64%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (22.38%) Microservices
4 155 (19.60%) Test Automation
5 149 (18.84%) Software Engineering
6 145 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
7 126 (15.93%) TDD
8 114 (14.41%) Open Source
9 109 (13.78%) Scrum
10 97 (12.26%) Infrastructure as Code
11 83 (10.49%) BDD
12 71 (8.98%) OO
13 68 (8.60%) Infrastructure Automation
14 67 (8.47%) API Integration
15 64 (8.09%) Continuous Delivery
16 63 (7.96%) Service Management
17 62 (7.84%) Mentoring
18 61 (7.71%) Configuration Management
19 59 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
20 58 (7.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 317 (40.08%) Python
2 291 (36.79%) JavaScript
3 201 (25.41%) SQL
4 192 (24.27%) Java
5 137 (17.32%) C#
6 102 (12.90%) PHP
7 89 (11.25%) Ruby
8 76 (9.61%) PowerShell
9 69 (8.72%) Bash Shell
10 52 (6.57%) Go
11 36 (4.55%) Scala
11 36 (4.55%) TypeScript
12 35 (4.42%) ES6
13 33 (4.17%) C++
14 27 (3.41%) Kotlin
15 25 (3.16%) Java 8
16 23 (2.91%) C
17 18 (2.28%) Apple Swift
18 15 (1.90%) Objective-C
19 11 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 109 (13.78%) SC Cleared
1 109 (13.78%) Security Cleared
2 57 (7.21%) Degree
3 46 (5.82%) AWS Certification
4 20 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.88%) PhD
7 6 (0.76%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.25%) MCSE
9 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.13%) GCIA
9 1 (0.13%) GCIH
9 1 (0.13%) GSEC
9 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.13%) SSCP
9 1 (0.13%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.69%) QA
2 10 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.76%) GDPR
4 5 (0.63%) SLA
4 5 (0.63%) WCAG
5 3 (0.38%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.13%) NIST
System Software
1 232 (29.33%) Docker
2 19 (2.40%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.26%) Firmware
5 7 (0.88%) vSphere
6 4 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.38%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.25%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.13%) HDFS
9 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 245 (30.97%) Terraform
2 190 (24.02%) Kubernetes
3 147 (18.58%) Ansible
4 95 (12.01%) Grafana
5 92 (11.63%) Puppet
6 45 (5.69%) Opscode Chef
7 40 (5.06%) Prometheus
8 37 (4.68%) Graphite
9 13 (1.64%) cPanel
9 13 (1.64%) Marathon
9 13 (1.64%) Mesos
10 10 (1.26%) Packer
11 8 (1.01%) Rancher
12 7 (0.88%) Kibana
12 7 (0.88%) Nagios
13 4 (0.51%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
13 4 (0.51%) Consul
13 4 (0.51%) logstash
13 4 (0.51%) Pingdom
13 4 (0.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 129 (16.31%) Google
2 81 (10.24%) Microsoft
3 62 (7.84%) Splunk
4 58 (7.33%) ServiceNow
5 54 (6.83%) Oracle
6 22 (2.78%) IBM
6 22 (2.78%) VMware
7 16 (2.02%) Facebook
8 14 (1.77%) New Relic
8 14 (1.77%) Zend
9 13 (1.64%) Red Hat
10 10 (1.26%) AppDynamics
10 10 (1.26%) Apple
11 9 (1.14%) Dynatrace
12 8 (1.01%) ABBYY
12 8 (1.01%) Ariba
12 8 (1.01%) UiPath
13 7 (0.88%) Blue Prism
14 6 (0.76%) Databricks
14 6 (0.76%) Salesforce.com