Period
to 22 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for GitLab skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GitLab over the 6 months to 22 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitLab
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 292 508 719
Rank change year-on-year +216 +211 +176
Permanent jobs citing GitLab 521 748 489
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.05% 0.54% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.01% 2.81% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 438 658 378
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £43,322 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £122,500 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +14.13%

GitLab is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 10,397 26,627 33,669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.88% 19.14% 20.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8,478 21,040 27,256
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +3.45%

GitLab
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing GitLab as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for GitLab in the UK

GitLab
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GitLab.

Salary trend for GitLab in the UK

GitLab
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing GitLab over the 6 months to 22 September 2020.

Salary histogram for GitLab in the UK

GitLab
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GitLab within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 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 +228 498 £68,750 +1.85% 124
London +200 308 £72,500 -9.38% 59
UK excluding London +174 208 £55,000 +10.00% 73
North of England +115 63 £50,000 - 21
Work from Home +44 55 £55,000 -31.25% 20
North West +68 44 £46,750 -22.08% 10
South East +146 34 £60,000 +4.35% 13
South West +134 31 £65,000 +23.81% 14
Midlands +149 29 £48,500 -13.78% 8
East of England +133 28 £70,000 +33.33% 9
West Midlands +107 23 £48,500 -3.00% 6
Scotland +97 22 £53,500 +37.18% 3
Yorkshire +115 14 £55,000 +11.48% 3
East Midlands +90 6 £47,000 -30.37% 2
North East +30 5 £45,000 -9.06% 8
Isle of Man - 1 £33,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 September 2020, IT jobs citing GitLab 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 GitLab.

1 355 (68.14%) DevOps
2 347 (66.60%) AWS
3 316 (60.65%) Python
4 304 (58.35%) Docker
5 289 (55.47%) Jenkins
6 259 (49.71%) Agile Software Development
7 254 (48.75%) Kubernetes
8 239 (45.87%) Linux
9 215 (41.27%) Java
10 212 (40.69%) Terraform
11 205 (39.35%) Azure
12 202 (38.77%) Microservices
13 167 (32.05%) Git (software)
13 167 (32.05%) SQL
14 164 (31.48%) Ansible
15 128 (24.57%) Continuous Integration
16 122 (23.42%) MySQL
16 122 (23.42%) Serverless
17 121 (23.22%) Finance
18 118 (22.65%) Software Engineering
19 117 (22.46%) Web Services
19 117 (22.46%) SQL Server
19 117 (22.46%) Puppet
20 112 (21.50%) GCP
21 107 (20.54%) PostgreSQL
22 102 (19.58%) GitHub
23 100 (19.19%) Google
24 98 (18.81%) JavaScript
24 98 (18.81%) AWS Lambda
25 96 (18.43%) Artifactory

GitLab
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 87 (16.70%) Apache
2 46 (8.83%) Confluence
3 30 (5.76%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (3.65%) Cloud Foundry
5 14 (2.69%) Apache Spark
6 13 (2.50%) JBoss
7 10 (1.92%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.54%) OpenStack
9 7 (1.34%) GlassFish
10 6 (1.15%) nginx
10 6 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (1.15%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.77%) Jupyter
12 3 (0.58%) CMS
12 3 (0.58%) IIS
12 3 (0.58%) WildFly
13 2 (0.38%) Drupal
13 2 (0.38%) IBM HTTP Server
13 2 (0.38%) Jetty
13 2 (0.38%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 7 (1.34%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (0.38%) Maximo
3 1 (0.19%) Magento
3 1 (0.19%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 347 (66.60%) AWS
2 205 (39.35%) Azure
3 122 (23.42%) Serverless
4 112 (21.50%) GCP
5 102 (19.58%) GitHub
6 98 (18.81%) AWS Lambda
7 93 (17.85%) Amazon ECS
8 74 (14.20%) Apigee
9 46 (8.83%) Cloud Computing
10 31 (5.95%) OpenShift
11 26 (4.99%) AWS CloudFormation
12 23 (4.41%) Datadog
12 23 (4.41%) IaaS
13 22 (4.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 20 (3.84%) Amazon EC2
14 20 (3.84%) Amazon EKS
15 17 (3.26%) PaaS
16 15 (2.88%) Slack
17 13 (2.50%) SaaS
18 12 (2.30%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.37%) TCP/IP
2 17 (3.26%) SSH
3 11 (2.11%) HTTP
3 11 (2.11%) HTTPS
4 9 (1.73%) VPN
5 7 (1.34%) DNS
6 5 (0.96%) Firewall
6 5 (0.96%) Internet
7 3 (0.58%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.58%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (0.58%) SAN
7 3 (0.58%) WebEx
7 3 (0.58%) Wireless
7 3 (0.58%) X.509
8 2 (0.38%) LAN
8 2 (0.38%) Network Security
8 2 (0.38%) WAN
9 1 (0.19%) ADSL2
9 1 (0.19%) BGP
9 1 (0.19%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (23.42%) MySQL
2 117 (22.46%) SQL Server
3 107 (20.54%) PostgreSQL
4 74 (14.20%) Amazon Redshift
5 55 (10.56%) NoSQL
6 52 (9.98%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (3.84%) Big Data
8 16 (3.07%) MongoDB
9 14 (2.69%) Relational Database
10 10 (1.92%) CouchDB
10 10 (1.92%) InfluxDB
11 9 (1.73%) Redis
12 8 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (1.54%) Data Lake
12 8 (1.54%) MariaDB
12 8 (1.54%) Power BI
12 8 (1.54%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (1.15%) Apache Ignite
13 6 (1.15%) Flink
Development Applications
1 289 (55.47%) Jenkins
2 167 (32.05%) Git (software)
3 96 (18.43%) Artifactory
4 93 (17.85%) JIRA
5 79 (15.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 40 (7.68%) Sonatype Nexus
7 32 (6.14%) Bitbucket
7 32 (6.14%) TeamCity
8 30 (5.76%) Maven
9 19 (3.65%) Selenium
10 17 (3.26%) eggPlant
10 17 (3.26%) Locust
11 16 (3.07%) JUnit
12 15 (2.88%) Travis CI
13 14 (2.69%) Mockito
14 13 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
14 13 (2.50%) SonarQube
15 9 (1.73%) Cucumber
15 9 (1.73%) Visual Studio Team System
15 9 (1.73%) webpack
General
1 121 (23.22%) Finance
2 82 (15.74%) Banking
3 49 (9.40%) Back Office
4 42 (8.06%) Public Sector
5 21 (4.03%) Law
6 12 (2.30%) Games
7 5 (0.96%) Electronics
8 4 (0.77%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.58%) Local Government
10 2 (0.38%) Advertising
10 2 (0.38%) Front Office
10 2 (0.38%) German Language
10 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.38%) Retail
11 1 (0.19%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Marketing
11 1 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 177 (33.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 106 (20.35%) Developer
3 60 (11.52%) Architect
4 54 (10.36%) Cloud Architect
4 54 (10.36%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 54 (10.36%) Solutions Architect
5 52 (9.98%) Data Architect
5 52 (9.98%) Java Architect
5 52 (9.98%) Java Solutions Architect
6 50 (9.60%) AWS Engineer
6 50 (9.60%) Platform Engineer
7 49 (9.40%) AWS Architect
8 48 (9.21%) AWS Solutions Architect
9 37 (7.10%) AWS DevOps
9 37 (7.10%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 35 (6.72%) Software Engineer
11 34 (6.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 34 (6.53%) Site Engineer
12 32 (6.14%) Senior DevOps
13 31 (5.95%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (22.46%) Web Services
2 80 (15.36%) OAuth
3 73 (14.01%) gRPC
3 73 (14.01%) Swagger
4 62 (11.90%) Elastic Stack
5 40 (7.68%) AngularJS
6 36 (6.91%) React
7 35 (6.72%) Node.js
8 34 (6.53%) HTML
9 32 (6.14%) CSS
9 32 (6.14%) REST
10 27 (5.18%) Spring
11 26 (4.99%) RESTful
12 25 (4.80%) .NET
13 24 (4.61%) Spring Boot
14 19 (3.65%) Kafka
15 17 (3.26%) XML
16 15 (2.88%) JSON
17 14 (2.69%) Hibernate
18 13 (2.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 75 (14.40%) Hedge funds
2 38 (7.29%) Public Cloud
3 37 (7.10%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (3.65%) Cloud Native
4 19 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.30%) Cybercrime
7 11 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (2.11%) User Experience
8 10 (1.92%) Data Centre
9 9 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (1.54%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.54%) PMI
11 7 (1.34%) Mobile Games
12 6 (1.15%) Social Media
13 5 (0.96%) Fixed Income
14 4 (0.77%) Blog
14 4 (0.77%) Device Driver
14 4 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 239 (45.87%) Linux
2 63 (12.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 57 (10.94%) CentOS
4 53 (10.17%) Windows
5 23 (4.41%) Debian
6 21 (4.03%) Ubuntu
7 17 (3.26%) Unix
8 15 (2.88%) Windows Server
9 12 (2.30%) Android
10 7 (1.34%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.15%) VMS
12 5 (0.96%) CoreOS
12 5 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.96%) zOS
13 3 (0.58%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.38%) Robot Operating System
14 2 (0.38%) SUSE
14 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2016
15 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (68.14%) DevOps
2 259 (49.71%) Agile Software Development
3 202 (38.77%) Microservices
4 128 (24.57%) Continuous Integration
5 118 (22.65%) Software Engineering
6 89 (17.08%) Asset Management
7 86 (16.51%) Open Source
7 86 (16.51%) Technology Roadmap
8 85 (16.31%) Infrastructure as Code
8 85 (16.31%) Mentoring
9 73 (14.01%) Deployment Automation
10 71 (13.63%) Investment Management
11 70 (13.44%) Configuration Management
12 66 (12.67%) Continuous Delivery
12 66 (12.67%) Test Automation
13 65 (12.48%) Scrum
14 63 (12.09%) TDD
15 60 (11.52%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 58 (11.13%) High Availability
17 53 (10.17%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 316 (60.65%) Python
2 215 (41.27%) Java
3 167 (32.05%) SQL
4 98 (18.81%) JavaScript
5 83 (15.93%) Bash Shell
6 76 (14.59%) Go
7 67 (12.86%) Ruby
8 53 (10.17%) C#
9 52 (9.98%) PowerShell
10 43 (8.25%) C++
11 37 (7.10%) PHP
12 25 (4.80%) Perl
13 18 (3.45%) TypeScript
14 17 (3.26%) C
15 16 (3.07%) Groovy
16 14 (2.69%) Scala
17 13 (2.50%) Java 8
18 12 (2.30%) ES6
19 10 (1.92%) F#
19 10 (1.92%) Rust
Qualifications
1 52 (9.98%) Security Cleared
2 49 (9.40%) AWS Certification
3 48 (9.21%) Sun Certification
4 46 (8.83%) SC Cleared
5 29 (5.57%) Degree
6 8 (1.54%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.34%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (0.96%) CISSP
9 5 (0.96%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.96%) OCP
9 5 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (0.96%) SANS
10 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.19%) CCIE
11 1 (0.19%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.26%) QA
2 6 (1.15%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.77%) PSD2
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) NIST
System Software
1 304 (58.35%) Docker
2 14 (2.69%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.92%) VirtualBox
4 9 (1.73%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (1.15%) NDS
6 6 (1.15%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 5 (0.96%) Firmware
8 4 (0.77%) Ceph
8 4 (0.77%) HDFS
8 4 (0.77%) vSphere
8 4 (0.77%) Xen
9 2 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.38%) KVM
9 2 (0.38%) LXC
9 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.19%) iptables
Systems Management
1 254 (48.75%) Kubernetes
2 212 (40.69%) Terraform
3 164 (31.48%) Ansible
4 117 (22.46%) Puppet
5 78 (14.97%) Grafana
6 58 (11.13%) Prometheus
7 48 (9.21%) Opscode Chef
8 44 (8.45%) Graphite
9 19 (3.65%) Kibana
10 17 (3.26%) ZABBIX
11 15 (2.88%) Docker Swarm
12 13 (2.50%) Packer
13 12 (2.30%) Graylog
13 12 (2.30%) Rancher
14 10 (1.92%) Consul
15 9 (1.73%) logstash
16 6 (1.15%) NetIQ Identity Manager
17 5 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Manager
17 5 (0.96%) Tivoli
17 5 (0.96%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 100 (19.19%) Google
2 40 (7.68%) Oracle
3 33 (6.33%) Microsoft
4 20 (3.84%) IBM
5 13 (2.50%) VMware
6 12 (2.30%) Dynatrace
6 12 (2.30%) Splunk
7 10 (1.92%) AppDynamics
8 8 (1.54%) Databricks
8 8 (1.54%) New Relic
9 7 (1.34%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.34%) TOWER Software
10 6 (1.15%) ForgeRock
10 6 (1.15%) NetIQ
10 6 (1.15%) Ping Identity
11 5 (0.96%) Capita
11 5 (0.96%) Okta
11 5 (0.96%) Perforce
11 5 (0.96%) Siemens
12 4 (0.77%) Cloudera