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

GitHub
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 269 410 520
Rank change year-on-year +141 +110 -38
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 2220 1473 1138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.26% 0.75% 0.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.40% 6.22% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1679 1294 936
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.71% -9.05%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £28,125
90th Percentile £83,750 £82,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -11.76%

GitHub is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 29995 23671 19035
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.07% 12.01% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 24641 19992 15393
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £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 August 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 August 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 +134 2125 £52,500 +5.00% 145
London +83 1212 £65,000 +8.33% 68
UK excluding London +199 977 £42,500 +6.25% 84
North of England +115 279 £45,000 +20.00% 23
South East +122 208 £50,000 +25.00% 18
Midlands +78 180 £32,500 -18.75% 10
North West +51 143 £45,000 +20.00% 10
East of England +64 127 £42,500 -27.66% 14
Yorkshire +92 123 £45,000 +20.00% 11
West Midlands +63 123 £36,000 -4.00% 6
South West +51 117 £50,000 +47.06% 12
East Midlands +50 58 £30,000 -36.84% 4
Scotland +45 55 £40,000 +33.33% 6
North East +31 13 £54,500 +81.67% 2
Northern Ireland - 9 £50,000 - 1
Wales +15 3 £30,500 -44.55%

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1135 (51.13%) Agile Software Development
2 1007 (45.36%) JavaScript
3 783 (35.27%) HTML
4 734 (33.06%) CSS
5 722 (32.52%) Git (software)
6 642 (28.92%) Java
7 586 (26.40%) AngularJS
8 551 (24.82%) Linux
9 530 (23.87%) TDD
10 529 (23.83%) DevOps
11 526 (23.69%) SQL
12 513 (23.11%) C#
13 450 (20.27%) Jenkins
14 447 (20.14%) Continuous Integration
15 434 (19.55%) Test Automation
16 427 (19.23%) Finance
17 408 (18.38%) Scrum
18 404 (18.20%) Amazon AWS
19 387 (17.43%) PHP
20 380 (17.12%) Node.js
21 354 (15.95%) HTML5
22 346 (15.59%) SQL Server
23 344 (15.50%) Open Source
24 330 (14.86%) JIRA
25 325 (14.64%) Software Engineering
25 325 (14.64%) MySQL
25 325 (14.64%) .NET
26 317 (14.28%) REST
27 316 (14.23%) MVC
28 312 (14.05%) SDLC

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
1 171 (7.70%) Apache
2 147 (6.62%) Elasticsearch
3 124 (5.59%) CMS
4 96 (4.32%) Apache Spark
5 82 (3.69%) Tomcat
6 75 (3.38%) nginx
7 70 (3.15%) WordPress
8 68 (3.06%) Confluence
9 53 (2.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 49 (2.21%) Drupal
11 47 (2.12%) Mule
12 41 (1.85%) Apache Solr
13 40 (1.80%) Joomla!
13 40 (1.80%) WebLogic
14 33 (1.49%) IIS
14 33 (1.49%) OpenStack
15 32 (1.44%) Ethereum
15 32 (1.44%) Mule ESB
16 27 (1.22%) JBoss
16 27 (1.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 71 (3.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (1.22%) InVision
3 24 (1.08%) Photoshop
4 18 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 9 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.32%) Campfire
7 6 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (0.14%) InDesign
9 2 (0.090%) GIMP
9 2 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.045%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.045%) Mingle
10 1 (0.045%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 62 (2.79%) Magento
2 9 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.36%) Shopify
4 1 (0.045%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.045%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 404 (18.20%) Amazon AWS
2 241 (10.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (4.23%) SaaS
4 89 (4.01%) Amazon EC2
5 57 (2.57%) Google Cloud Platform
6 55 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
7 54 (2.43%) Amazon S3
8 53 (2.39%) Slack
9 45 (2.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 40 (1.80%) Google Play
11 26 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
11 26 (1.17%) Trello
12 25 (1.13%) Heroku
13 23 (1.04%) IaaS
14 20 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 18 (0.81%) PaaS
16 17 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 16 (0.72%) Google App Engine
18 15 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
18 15 (0.68%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.39%) HTTP
2 40 (1.80%) Internet
3 39 (1.76%) LDAP
4 24 (1.08%) DNS
5 16 (0.72%) SSH
6 15 (0.68%) MPLS
7 11 (0.50%) TCP/IP
8 10 (0.45%) Kerberos
9 9 (0.41%) HTTPS
10 8 (0.36%) FTP
10 8 (0.36%) SSL
11 7 (0.32%) LAN
11 7 (0.32%) WAN
12 6 (0.27%) DHCP
12 6 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (0.27%) Network Security
13 4 (0.18%) Skype
13 4 (0.18%) Software-Defined Networking
14 3 (0.14%) Multicast
14 3 (0.14%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 346 (15.59%) SQL Server
2 325 (14.64%) MySQL
3 271 (12.21%) NoSQL
4 187 (8.42%) MongoDB
5 136 (6.13%) Relational Database
6 104 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
7 96 (4.32%) Big Data
8 92 (4.14%) Hadoop
9 90 (4.05%) Redis
10 86 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 85 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 63 (2.84%) BusinessObjects
13 46 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
14 45 (2.03%) RDBMS
15 42 (1.89%) CouchDB
16 36 (1.62%) Blockchain
17 30 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
18 28 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 28 (1.26%) MariaDB
19 27 (1.22%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 722 (32.52%) Git (software)
2 450 (20.27%) Jenkins
3 330 (14.86%) JIRA
4 262 (11.80%) TeamCity
5 250 (11.26%) Selenium
6 212 (9.55%) Bitbucket
7 204 (9.19%) Subversion
8 180 (8.11%) Cucumber
9 142 (6.40%) Maven
10 123 (5.54%) WebDriver
11 122 (5.50%) gulp
12 99 (4.46%) webpack
13 94 (4.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 90 (4.05%) GitLab
15 80 (3.60%) Sonatype Nexus
16 78 (3.51%) JUnit
17 77 (3.47%) Visual Studio
18 72 (3.24%) Grunt
19 54 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
20 52 (2.34%) Jasmine
General
1 427 (19.23%) Finance
2 256 (11.53%) Retail
3 200 (9.01%) Banking
4 167 (7.52%) Investment Banking
5 151 (6.80%) Retail Banking
6 137 (6.17%) Marketing
7 83 (3.74%) Games
8 82 (3.69%) Telecoms
9 76 (3.42%) Electronics
10 62 (2.79%) Manufacturing
11 35 (1.58%) Advertising
11 35 (1.58%) Publishing
12 28 (1.26%) Legal
13 18 (0.81%) Back Office
14 7 (0.32%) Front Office
15 5 (0.23%) Law
16 4 (0.18%) Music Industry
17 2 (0.090%) French Language
17 2 (0.090%) German Language
17 2 (0.090%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1309 (58.96%) Developer
2 288 (12.97%) Senior Developer
3 184 (8.29%) PHP Developer
4 175 (7.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 150 (6.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 135 (6.08%) Software Developer
7 132 (5.95%) Software Engineer
8 131 (5.90%) Full Stack Developer
9 122 (5.50%) Java Developer
10 119 (5.36%) Tester
11 107 (4.82%) Automation Tester
12 95 (4.28%) DevOps Engineer
13 87 (3.92%) C# Developer
14 86 (3.87%) Architect
15 83 (3.74%) HTML Developer
15 83 (3.74%) Web Developer
16 75 (3.38%) .NET Developer
17 74 (3.33%) Lead Developer
18 73 (3.29%) HTML CSS Developer
18 73 (3.29%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 783 (35.27%) HTML
2 734 (33.06%) CSS
3 586 (26.40%) AngularJS
4 380 (17.12%) Node.js
5 354 (15.95%) HTML5
6 325 (14.64%) .NET
7 317 (14.28%) REST
8 277 (12.48%) React
9 267 (12.03%) Web Services
10 255 (11.49%) jQuery
11 251 (11.31%) Sass
12 200 (9.01%) SOAP
13 193 (8.69%) RESTful
14 185 (8.33%) Spring
15 178 (8.02%) ASP.NET
15 178 (8.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 176 (7.93%) JSON
17 164 (7.39%) CSS3
18 134 (6.04%) XML
19 124 (5.59%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 257 (11.58%) Computer Science
2 238 (10.72%) User Experience
3 157 (7.07%) Mobile App
4 132 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
5 104 (4.68%) Greenfield Project
6 89 (4.01%) Blog
7 82 (3.69%) Fintech
8 62 (2.79%) Linux Command Line
9 58 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
10 51 (2.30%) Hedge funds
11 49 (2.21%) Algorithms
12 33 (1.49%) Data Structures
13 31 (1.40%) Data Centre
14 28 (1.26%) iPad
15 27 (1.22%) Mainframe
16 22 (0.99%) Virtual Team
17 20 (0.90%) Public Cloud
18 19 (0.86%) Management Information System
19 16 (0.72%) Social Network
19 16 (0.72%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 551 (24.82%) Linux
2 212 (9.55%) Unix
3 194 (8.74%) Apple iOS
4 185 (8.33%) Android
5 92 (4.14%) Windows
6 85 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 53 (2.39%) Solaris
8 45 (2.03%) CentOS
9 30 (1.35%) Ubuntu
10 23 (1.04%) Windows Server
11 9 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
11 9 (0.41%) VMS
12 7 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.14%) Debian
14 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.090%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.045%) CoreOS
16 1 (0.045%) Kali Linux
16 1 (0.045%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 1135 (51.13%) Agile Software Development
2 530 (23.87%) TDD
3 529 (23.83%) DevOps
4 447 (20.14%) Continuous Integration
5 434 (19.55%) Test Automation
6 408 (18.38%) Scrum
7 344 (15.50%) Open Source
8 325 (14.64%) Software Engineering
9 316 (14.23%) MVC
10 312 (14.05%) SDLC
11 310 (13.96%) Web Development
12 249 (11.22%) OO
13 223 (10.05%) BDD
14 205 (9.23%) Front End Development
15 185 (8.33%) E-Commerce
16 177 (7.97%) Asset Management
17 172 (7.75%) OOP
18 163 (7.34%) Continuous Delivery
19 154 (6.94%) Wealth Management
20 153 (6.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1007 (45.36%) JavaScript
2 642 (28.92%) Java
3 526 (23.69%) SQL
4 513 (23.11%) C#
5 387 (17.43%) PHP
6 311 (14.01%) Python
7 201 (9.05%) Ruby
8 124 (5.59%) C++
9 101 (4.55%) Perl
10 92 (4.14%) Bash Shell
11 90 (4.05%) Scala
12 78 (3.51%) C
13 77 (3.47%) ES6
14 75 (3.38%) PowerShell
15 71 (3.20%) Objective-C
16 68 (3.06%) Shell Script
17 57 (2.57%) PHP 7
18 56 (2.52%) Apple Swift
19 55 (2.48%) T-SQL
20 45 (2.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 293 (13.20%) Degree
2 149 (6.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (2.07%) Security Cleared
4 39 (1.76%) PhD
5 18 (0.81%) Postgraduate
5 18 (0.81%) SC Cleared
6 13 (0.59%) A+ Certification
7 12 (0.54%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.18%) MCP
9 3 (0.14%) ISEB
9 3 (0.14%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.090%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.090%) CISSP
10 2 (0.090%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (0.090%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.090%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.090%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.090%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.090%) Security+ Certification
10 2 (0.090%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 217 (9.77%) QA
2 28 (1.26%) GCP
3 22 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 22 (0.99%) SLA
4 10 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.23%) ISO 14001
5 5 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.14%) WCAG
8 2 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.090%) WAI
9 1 (0.045%) PMO
9 1 (0.045%) SEPA
System Software
1 311 (14.01%) Docker
2 60 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.90%) LXC
4 11 (0.50%) HDFS
4 11 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 9 (0.41%) Shibboleth
7 7 (0.32%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.27%) vSphere
9 4 (0.18%) KVM
10 3 (0.14%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.090%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.090%) Varnish
11 2 (0.090%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.090%) Xen
11 2 (0.090%) XenServer
12 1 (0.045%) Cronacle
12 1 (0.045%) GPFS
12 1 (0.045%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 208 (9.37%) Puppet
2 152 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
3 138 (6.22%) Ansible
4 91 (4.10%) Kubernetes
5 45 (2.03%) Terraform
6 30 (1.35%) Nagios
7 26 (1.17%) CloudHub
8 23 (1.04%) ZABBIX
9 22 (0.99%) rkt
10 19 (0.86%) Capistrano
11 14 (0.63%) Salt
12 12 (0.54%) Rundeck
13 10 (0.45%) Kibana
14 9 (0.41%) Packer
15 8 (0.36%) Consul
15 8 (0.36%) Grafana
15 8 (0.36%) HAProxy
15 8 (0.36%) logstash
15 8 (0.36%) Mesos
16 7 (0.32%) Marathon
Vendors
1 225 (10.14%) Oracle
2 132 (5.95%) Microsoft
3 127 (5.72%) Google
4 100 (4.50%) Red Hat
5 59 (2.66%) Splunk
6 50 (2.25%) Cognizant
7 47 (2.12%) IBM
8 45 (2.03%) Adobe
8 45 (2.03%) SAP
9 42 (1.89%) VMware
10 39 (1.76%) MuleSoft
11 27 (1.22%) Zend
12 25 (1.13%) Apple
13 22 (0.99%) EMC
13 22 (0.99%) Pega
13 22 (0.99%) Xamarin
14 20 (0.90%) Tableau
15 19 (0.86%) ServiceNow
16 18 (0.81%) AppDynamics
17 17 (0.77%) New Relic