Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitHub
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 269 403 487
Rank change year-on-year +134 +84 -15
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 2260 1445 1276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.25% 0.76% 0.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.70% 5.84% 6.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1664 1250 1065
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,803 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.57% +5.61% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £86,375 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -7.41%

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 33756 24748 20386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.74% 13.01% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 27793 20837 16907
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £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% +5.84%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +120 2133 £52,500 -0.94% 105
London +67 1132 £62,500 - 53
UK excluding London +170 1071 £45,000 +12.50% 54
South East +107 282 £50,000 -4.76% 12
North of England +98 268 £47,500 +18.75% 19
Midlands +105 186 £32,500 -13.33% 6
North West +75 149 £42,500 +21.43% 13
South West +60 137 £55,000 +69.23% 8
West Midlands +55 133 £32,750 -12.67% 3
East of England +76 130 £46,902 -34.17% 7
Yorkshire +58 96 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Scotland +35 66 £37,500 -3.85% 2
East Midlands +68 62 £29,000 -22.67% 3
North East +33 23 £69,000 +53.33%
Northern Ireland - 6 £12,500 -
Wales +24 5 £26,500 -24.29%

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 1070 (47.35%) Agile Software Development
2 991 (43.85%) JavaScript
3 730 (32.30%) HTML
4 699 (30.93%) Git (software)
5 666 (29.47%) CSS
6 622 (27.52%) Java
7 613 (27.12%) SQL
8 558 (24.69%) AngularJS
9 547 (24.20%) DevOps
10 507 (22.43%) Jenkins
11 502 (22.21%) Linux
12 497 (21.99%) TDD
13 495 (21.90%) Finance
14 494 (21.86%) C#
15 474 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
16 470 (20.80%) Amazon AWS
17 415 (18.36%) PHP
18 404 (17.88%) Scrum
19 396 (17.52%) Software Engineering
20 380 (16.81%) Test Automation
21 374 (16.55%) SQL Server
22 367 (16.24%) JIRA
23 353 (15.62%) Open Source
24 336 (14.87%) Python
25 326 (14.42%) Web Services
26 323 (14.29%) MySQL
27 318 (14.07%) Docker
28 309 (13.67%) .NET
29 306 (13.54%) Microsoft Azure
29 306 (13.54%) Node.js

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
1 160 (7.08%) Apache
2 139 (6.15%) CMS
3 136 (6.02%) Elasticsearch
4 104 (4.60%) WordPress
5 103 (4.56%) Tomcat
6 90 (3.98%) Apache Spark
7 75 (3.32%) Drupal
8 67 (2.96%) Confluence
9 60 (2.65%) nginx
10 52 (2.30%) Joomla!
11 50 (2.21%) Apache Solr
12 38 (1.68%) OpenStack
13 33 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 31 (1.37%) IIS
15 29 (1.28%) WebLogic
16 26 (1.15%) Documentum
17 25 (1.11%) Ethereum
18 18 (0.80%) SharePoint
19 17 (0.75%) JBoss
20 16 (0.71%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 69 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 22 (0.97%) Photoshop
4 19 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
5 14 (0.62%) InVision
6 9 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.18%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (0.088%) GIMP
8 2 (0.088%) HipChat
9 1 (0.044%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.044%) InDesign
9 1 (0.044%) Mingle
9 1 (0.044%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 77 (3.41%) Magento
2 10 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 9 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.044%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.044%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.044%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.044%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.044%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 470 (20.80%) Amazon AWS
2 306 (13.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 97 (4.29%) Slack
4 87 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
5 75 (3.32%) SaaS
6 66 (2.92%) Google Cloud Platform
7 61 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
8 52 (2.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 52 (2.30%) Amazon S3
8 52 (2.30%) Google Play
9 47 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
10 45 (1.99%) Heroku
10 45 (1.99%) Serverless
11 44 (1.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 44 (1.95%) AWS Lambda
12 39 (1.73%) npm
13 37 (1.64%) Trello
14 31 (1.37%) CloudFront
15 24 (1.06%) IaaS
15 24 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (2.74%) HTTP
2 55 (2.43%) Internet
3 53 (2.35%) LDAP
4 27 (1.19%) TCP/IP
5 22 (0.97%) DNS
6 18 (0.80%) Firewall
7 17 (0.75%) HTTPS
8 13 (0.58%) VPN
9 11 (0.49%) MPLS
9 11 (0.49%) VoIP
10 10 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (0.44%) FTP
10 10 (0.44%) Network Security
11 9 (0.40%) ICMP
11 9 (0.40%) SSL
12 8 (0.35%) Kerberos
12 8 (0.35%) SSH
12 8 (0.35%) VSAT
12 8 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (0.31%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 374 (16.55%) SQL Server
2 323 (14.29%) MySQL
3 225 (9.96%) NoSQL
4 156 (6.90%) MongoDB
5 139 (6.15%) Big Data
6 137 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
7 135 (5.97%) Relational Database
8 113 (5.00%) Redis
9 109 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 104 (4.60%) Hadoop
11 95 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 75 (3.32%) BusinessObjects
13 61 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
14 51 (2.26%) MariaDB
15 46 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
16 44 (1.95%) RDBMS
17 40 (1.77%) Blockchain
18 34 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 29 (1.28%) Geospatial Data
20 26 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 699 (30.93%) Git (software)
2 507 (22.43%) Jenkins
3 367 (16.24%) JIRA
4 287 (12.70%) TeamCity
5 265 (11.73%) Bitbucket
6 248 (10.97%) Selenium
7 196 (8.67%) Subversion
8 186 (8.23%) Cucumber
9 165 (7.30%) Maven
10 123 (5.44%) JUnit
11 111 (4.91%) WebDriver
12 97 (4.29%) Visual Studio
13 95 (4.20%) gulp
14 87 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 82 (3.63%) GitLab
16 73 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
17 69 (3.05%) Vagrant
18 60 (2.65%) webpack
19 57 (2.52%) Gradle
20 52 (2.30%) PHPUnit
General
1 495 (21.90%) Finance
2 224 (9.91%) Banking
3 170 (7.52%) Investment Banking
4 159 (7.04%) Retail Banking
5 120 (5.31%) Retail
6 115 (5.09%) Marketing
7 101 (4.47%) Electronics
8 99 (4.38%) Telecoms
9 92 (4.07%) Manufacturing
10 79 (3.50%) Games
11 45 (1.99%) Advertising
12 24 (1.06%) Legal
13 17 (0.75%) Publishing
14 11 (0.49%) Back Office
15 6 (0.27%) Law
16 5 (0.22%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.22%) Front Office
17 3 (0.13%) Music Industry
17 3 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
18 2 (0.088%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 1316 (58.23%) Developer
2 261 (11.55%) Senior Developer
3 199 (8.81%) PHP Developer
4 188 (8.32%) Software Engineer
5 164 (7.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 162 (7.17%) Software Developer
7 153 (6.77%) Java Developer
8 144 (6.37%) Full Stack Developer
9 131 (5.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 119 (5.27%) Tester
11 117 (5.18%) Automation Tester
12 108 (4.78%) C# Developer
13 104 (4.60%) DevOps Engineer
14 97 (4.29%) HTML Developer
15 93 (4.12%) Web Developer
16 88 (3.89%) Lead Developer
17 84 (3.72%) .NET Developer
18 80 (3.54%) HTML CSS Developer
19 77 (3.41%) Junior
20 71 (3.14%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 730 (32.30%) HTML
2 666 (29.47%) CSS
3 558 (24.69%) AngularJS
4 326 (14.42%) Web Services
5 309 (13.67%) .NET
6 306 (13.54%) Node.js
7 301 (13.32%) REST
8 298 (13.19%) jQuery
9 296 (13.10%) HTML5
10 253 (11.19%) RESTful
11 215 (9.51%) Sass
12 214 (9.47%) React
13 196 (8.67%) JSON
14 183 (8.10%) Spring
15 177 (7.83%) ASP.NET
16 173 (7.65%) SOAP
17 144 (6.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 134 (5.93%) XML
19 128 (5.66%) CSS3
20 126 (5.58%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 273 (12.08%) Computer Science
2 245 (10.84%) User Experience
3 145 (6.42%) Mobile App
4 138 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
5 105 (4.65%) Fintech
6 86 (3.81%) Blog
7 84 (3.72%) Greenfield Project
8 83 (3.67%) Algorithms
9 44 (1.95%) Public Cloud
10 43 (1.90%) Data Structures
11 41 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
11 41 (1.81%) Hedge funds
12 30 (1.33%) Data Centre
13 29 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
13 29 (1.28%) Video\Live Streaming
14 26 (1.15%) Client/Server
15 22 (0.97%) Management Information System
16 21 (0.93%) iPad
17 17 (0.75%) Life Science
18 16 (0.71%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 502 (22.21%) Linux
2 227 (10.04%) Unix
3 176 (7.79%) Apple iOS
4 161 (7.12%) Android
5 126 (5.58%) Windows
6 78 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 49 (2.17%) Solaris
8 40 (1.77%) CentOS
9 31 (1.37%) Ubuntu
10 28 (1.24%) Windows Server
11 18 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
12 10 (0.44%) Mac OS X
13 8 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.27%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.22%) CoreOS
16 2 (0.088%) Debian
16 2 (0.088%) Windows 10
17 1 (0.044%) VMS
17 1 (0.044%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1070 (47.35%) Agile Software Development
2 547 (24.20%) DevOps
3 497 (21.99%) TDD
4 474 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
5 404 (17.88%) Scrum
6 396 (17.52%) Software Engineering
7 380 (16.81%) Test Automation
8 353 (15.62%) Open Source
9 302 (13.36%) SDLC
10 294 (13.01%) MVC
11 262 (11.59%) Web Development
12 260 (11.50%) BDD
13 203 (8.98%) OO
14 194 (8.58%) Front End Development
15 182 (8.05%) Analytics
16 178 (7.88%) Asset Management
16 178 (7.88%) Microservices
17 166 (7.35%) Wealth Management
18 164 (7.26%) Configuration Management
19 160 (7.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 991 (43.85%) JavaScript
2 622 (27.52%) Java
3 613 (27.12%) SQL
4 494 (21.86%) C#
5 415 (18.36%) PHP
6 336 (14.87%) Python
7 200 (8.85%) Ruby
8 152 (6.73%) C++
9 102 (4.51%) Scala
10 86 (3.81%) PowerShell
11 84 (3.72%) Bash Shell
12 83 (3.67%) Perl
13 78 (3.45%) T-SQL
14 74 (3.27%) C
15 70 (3.10%) Go
16 67 (2.96%) Shell Script
17 58 (2.57%) Objective-C
18 53 (2.35%) Apple Swift
19 52 (2.30%) PL/SQL
20 48 (2.12%) ES6
Qualifications
1 279 (12.35%) Degree
2 160 (7.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 52 (2.30%) PhD
4 38 (1.68%) Security Cleared
5 12 (0.53%) SC Cleared
6 10 (0.44%) A+ Certification
6 10 (0.44%) Postgraduate
7 8 (0.35%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.22%) ISEB
10 4 (0.18%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.13%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.13%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.13%) Security+ Certification
11 3 (0.13%) Server+ Certification
12 2 (0.088%) AAT
12 2 (0.088%) CISSP
12 2 (0.088%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.088%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (7.39%) QA
2 35 (1.55%) GCP
3 26 (1.15%) SLA
4 22 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
5 13 (0.58%) WAI
6 8 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.18%) WCAG
9 2 (0.088%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.088%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 318 (14.07%) Docker
2 77 (3.41%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.49%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.40%) KVM
6 9 (0.40%) vSphere
7 8 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.31%) GPFS
8 7 (0.31%) LXC
9 6 (0.27%) Ceph
9 6 (0.27%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 4 (0.18%) HDFS
11 3 (0.13%) XenServer
12 2 (0.088%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.088%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.088%) Shibboleth
12 2 (0.088%) Varnish
13 1 (0.044%) NFS
13 1 (0.044%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 211 (9.34%) Puppet
2 143 (6.33%) Opscode Chef
3 141 (6.24%) Ansible
4 101 (4.47%) Kubernetes
5 72 (3.19%) Terraform
6 49 (2.17%) ZABBIX
7 29 (1.28%) Capistrano
8 25 (1.11%) Nagios
9 20 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
9 20 (0.88%) rkt
10 14 (0.62%) Grafana
11 13 (0.58%) Salt
12 12 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
12 12 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
13 11 (0.49%) Ambari
13 11 (0.49%) Kibana
13 11 (0.49%) logstash
14 10 (0.44%) Packer
14 10 (0.44%) Rundeck
15 8 (0.35%) Icinga
Vendors
1 231 (10.22%) Oracle
2 182 (8.05%) Microsoft
3 156 (6.90%) Google
4 81 (3.58%) Red Hat
5 74 (3.27%) SAP
6 54 (2.39%) VMware
7 51 (2.26%) Splunk
8 43 (1.90%) Zend
9 32 (1.42%) Apple
9 32 (1.42%) IBM
10 29 (1.28%) Adobe
10 29 (1.28%) Tableau
11 26 (1.15%) HP
11 26 (1.15%) Pega
12 23 (1.02%) EMC
12 23 (1.02%) New Relic
13 22 (0.97%) Cognizant
13 22 (0.97%) MuleSoft
14 18 (0.80%) Facebook
15 17 (0.75%) Dell