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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 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitLab
UK
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 240 265 458
Rank change year-on-year +25 +193 +130
Permanent jobs citing GitLab 2,694 1,146 535
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.64% 1.25% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.24% 6.27% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 829 840 423
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% - +14.75%
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £92,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £98,750 £109,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year +1.69% +10.28% +12.63%

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 37,235 18,266 18,229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.70% 19.89% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15,691 13,688 14,521
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,962
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 24 May 2022.

Salary histogram for GitLab in the UK

GitLab
Top 17 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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England +4 2,114 £67,500 -3.57% 171
Work from Home +17 1,476 £65,000 - 86
London -1 1,392 £80,000 - 79
UK excluding London -19 783 £60,000 +1.69% 101
North of England -43 269 £60,000 +11.11% 29
North West +12 198 £60,000 +14.29% 13
South East -46 172 £70,000 - 13
Midlands -20 109 £60,000 - 16
East of England -36 81 £50,000 -16.67% 16
West Midlands -37 66 £57,500 -4.17% 9
South West -26 64 £47,500 -17.39% 17
Yorkshire -72 61 £62,500 +4.17% 14
Scotland -38 45 £62,500 +0.81% 7
East Midlands +7 43 £60,000 +4.35% 7
Wales -9 38 £59,500 -1.98% 2
North East -29 11 £62,500 +45.18% 2
Northern Ireland -14 7 £57,500 +4.55% 1

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 1,563 (58.02%) CI/CD
2 1,542 (57.24%) AWS
3 1,535 (56.98%) Agile
4 1,319 (48.96%) Docker
5 1,250 (46.40%) Kubernetes
6 1,157 (42.95%) DevOps
7 1,106 (41.05%) Python
8 975 (36.19%) Jenkins
9 973 (36.12%) Git (software)
10 916 (34.00%) Terraform
11 910 (33.78%) Software Engineering
12 878 (32.59%) Java
13 794 (29.47%) Microservices
14 751 (27.88%) JavaScript
15 745 (27.65%) Test Automation
16 744 (27.62%) Finance
17 741 (27.51%) GitHub
18 738 (27.39%) Linux
19 703 (26.10%) React
20 682 (25.32%) Azure
21 636 (23.61%) SQL
22 631 (23.42%) Social Skills
23 576 (21.38%) Ansible
24 569 (21.12%) TDD
25 551 (20.45%) Node.js
26 538 (19.97%) GCP
27 528 (19.60%) Infrastructure as Code
28 519 (19.27%) TypeScript
28 519 (19.27%) Scrum
29 503 (18.67%) Problem-Solving

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
1 252 (9.35%) Confluence
2 183 (6.79%) Elasticsearch
3 93 (3.45%) Apache
4 71 (2.64%) nginx
5 55 (2.04%) CMS
6 54 (2.00%) WordPress
7 52 (1.93%) OpenStack
8 29 (1.08%) Apache Airflow
9 23 (0.85%) Apache Spark
9 23 (0.85%) Tomcat
10 20 (0.74%) WebSphere
11 18 (0.67%) Mule
12 16 (0.59%) Hyperledger
13 15 (0.56%) WebLogic
14 13 (0.48%) Commerce Server
15 9 (0.33%) Anypoint
16 7 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
17 5 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 5 (0.19%) IIS
17 5 (0.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (0.85%) Adobe XD
1 23 (0.85%) InVision
1 23 (0.85%) Sketch
2 22 (0.82%) Marvel
3 7 (0.26%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.11%) Campfire
6 1 (0.037%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (0.59%) R3 Corda
2 12 (0.45%) Distributed Ledger
3 6 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.074%) assyst
5 2 (0.074%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,542 (57.24%) AWS
2 741 (27.51%) GitHub
3 682 (25.32%) Azure
4 538 (19.97%) GCP
5 358 (13.29%) Serverless
6 264 (9.80%) AWS CloudFormation
7 253 (9.39%) SaaS
8 182 (6.76%) AWS Lambda
9 165 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
10 162 (6.01%) Amazon S3
11 138 (5.12%) Amazon ECS
12 115 (4.27%) Amazon EKS
13 108 (4.01%) Datadog
14 104 (3.86%) OpenShift
15 98 (3.64%) GitHub Actions
16 74 (2.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 69 (2.56%) npm
18 66 (2.45%) Amazon SQS
18 66 (2.45%) PaaS
19 58 (2.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (3.34%) HTTP
2 79 (2.93%) DNS
3 67 (2.49%) Firewall
4 55 (2.04%) TCP/IP
5 44 (1.63%) VPN
6 33 (1.22%) Broadband
7 31 (1.15%) DHCP
8 22 (0.82%) Internet
9 18 (0.67%) FTP
9 18 (0.67%) IPsec
10 16 (0.59%) NAS
10 16 (0.59%) SAN
11 14 (0.52%) VLAN
12 12 (0.45%) Network Security
13 11 (0.41%) RTSP
14 10 (0.37%) Intranet
14 10 (0.37%) SSL
15 8 (0.30%) HTTPS
16 4 (0.15%) AMQP
16 4 (0.15%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 449 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 419 (15.55%) MySQL
3 356 (13.21%) NoSQL
4 286 (10.62%) Relational Database
5 235 (8.72%) MongoDB
6 215 (7.98%) SQL Server
7 160 (5.94%) Redis
8 129 (4.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 111 (4.12%) Amazon Aurora
10 95 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
11 93 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
12 77 (2.86%) Big Data
13 66 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
14 58 (2.15%) RDBMS
15 47 (1.74%) Amazon Redshift
16 44 (1.63%) Data Lake
17 38 (1.41%) InfluxDB
18 34 (1.26%) MariaDB
18 34 (1.26%) Tableau
19 33 (1.22%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 975 (36.19%) Jenkins
2 973 (36.12%) Git (software)
3 468 (17.37%) JIRA
4 189 (7.02%) Cypress.io
5 175 (6.50%) Bitbucket
6 172 (6.38%) Selenium
7 140 (5.20%) Maven
8 123 (4.57%) CircleCI
9 121 (4.49%) SonarQube
10 103 (3.82%) JUnit
11 96 (3.56%) Mockito
12 95 (3.53%) Travis CI
13 86 (3.19%) Cucumber
13 86 (3.19%) Postman
14 84 (3.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 79 (2.93%) Artifactory
16 63 (2.34%) webpack
17 58 (2.15%) Jasmine
18 54 (2.00%) TeamCity
19 44 (1.63%) Gradle
General
1 744 (27.62%) Finance
2 631 (23.42%) Social Skills
3 331 (12.29%) Retail
4 238 (8.83%) Games
5 177 (6.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 158 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
7 131 (4.86%) Marketing
8 109 (4.05%) Banking
9 105 (3.90%) Public Sector
10 75 (2.78%) Automotive
11 74 (2.75%) Manufacturing
12 68 (2.52%) Law
13 63 (2.34%) Advertising
14 44 (1.63%) Presentation Skills
15 40 (1.48%) Aviation
16 39 (1.45%) Financial Institution
16 39 (1.45%) Publishing
17 37 (1.37%) Organisational Skills
18 29 (1.08%) Back Office
19 25 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 817 (30.33%) Developer
2 529 (19.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 506 (18.78%) Software Engineer
4 269 (9.99%) Senior Developer
5 259 (9.61%) Senior Software Engineer
6 127 (4.71%) Java Developer
7 121 (4.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 117 (4.34%) Java Engineer
9 109 (4.05%) Full Stack Developer
10 104 (3.86%) Cloud Engineer
11 101 (3.75%) Lead Developer
11 101 (3.75%) Senior DevOps
12 100 (3.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 84 (3.12%) Java Software Engineer
13 84 (3.12%) Senior Java Engineer
14 83 (3.08%) AWS Engineer
14 83 (3.08%) Backend Developer
15 77 (2.86%) Data Engineer
16 72 (2.67%) AWS DevOps
17 71 (2.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 703 (26.10%) React
2 551 (20.45%) Node.js
3 411 (15.26%) Spring
4 402 (14.92%) RESTful
5 383 (14.22%) CSS
6 374 (13.88%) REST
7 344 (12.77%) HTML
8 301 (11.17%) Spring Boot
9 284 (10.54%) GraphQL
10 280 (10.39%) Kafka
11 254 (9.43%) AngularJS
12 188 (6.98%) .NET
13 169 (6.27%) Jest
14 157 (5.83%) Vue.js
14 157 (5.83%) Web Services
15 146 (5.42%) Sass
16 141 (5.23%) Redux
17 140 (5.20%) RabbitMQ
18 123 (4.57%) JSON
19 122 (4.53%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 312 (11.58%) User Experience
2 231 (8.57%) Cloud Native
3 220 (8.17%) Self-Motivation
4 192 (7.13%) Public Cloud
5 134 (4.97%) Mobile App
6 118 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
7 98 (3.64%) Algorithms
8 92 (3.41%) Data Structures
9 69 (2.56%) Sports Betting
10 68 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
11 63 (2.34%) iPad
11 63 (2.34%) Linux Command Line
11 63 (2.34%) PMI
12 61 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 60 (2.23%) Blockchain
14 59 (2.19%) Private Cloud
15 57 (2.12%) Virtual Team
16 47 (1.74%) Video\Live Streaming
17 42 (1.56%) BBC
17 42 (1.56%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 738 (27.39%) Linux
2 260 (9.65%) Windows
3 158 (5.86%) Unix
4 102 (3.79%) Android
5 99 (3.67%) Apple iOS
6 70 (2.60%) Ubuntu
7 53 (1.97%) CentOS
8 37 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (0.93%) Mac OS
10 19 (0.71%) VMS
10 19 (0.71%) Windows Server
11 17 (0.63%) Debian
12 14 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
13 10 (0.37%) Mac OS X
14 9 (0.33%) CoreOS
15 6 (0.22%) Alpine Linux
15 6 (0.22%) Amazon Linux
16 5 (0.19%) Robot Operating System
16 5 (0.19%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.074%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,563 (58.02%) CI/CD
2 1,535 (56.98%) Agile
3 1,157 (42.95%) DevOps
4 910 (33.78%) Software Engineering
5 794 (29.47%) Microservices
6 745 (27.65%) Test Automation
7 569 (21.12%) TDD
8 528 (19.60%) Infrastructure as Code
9 519 (19.27%) Scrum
10 503 (18.67%) Problem-Solving
11 438 (16.26%) Continuous Integration
12 406 (15.07%) Full Stack Development
13 373 (13.85%) Analytics
14 342 (12.69%) Computer Science
15 311 (11.54%) Mentoring
16 289 (10.73%) BDD
17 284 (10.54%) SDLC
18 275 (10.21%) OO
19 274 (10.17%) Pair Programming
20 264 (9.80%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,106 (41.05%) Python
2 878 (32.59%) Java
3 751 (27.88%) JavaScript
4 636 (23.61%) SQL
5 519 (19.27%) TypeScript
6 356 (13.21%) Go
7 326 (12.10%) Bash
8 233 (8.65%) C#
9 179 (6.64%) PHP
10 178 (6.61%) Ruby
11 147 (5.46%) Shell Script
12 146 (5.42%) C++
13 142 (5.27%) Kotlin
14 129 (4.79%) PowerShell
15 126 (4.68%) ES6
16 98 (3.64%) Scala
17 88 (3.27%) C
18 72 (2.67%) Perl
19 57 (2.12%) Groovy
20 46 (1.71%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 275 (10.21%) Degree
2 185 (6.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 85 (3.16%) Master's Degree
3 85 (3.16%) Security Cleared
4 77 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 63 (2.34%) PMI Certification
6 53 (1.97%) AWS Certification
7 15 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
8 13 (0.48%) DBS Check
8 13 (0.48%) PhD
9 11 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
10 10 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
12 8 (0.30%) MySQL Certification
13 6 (0.22%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.22%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (0.19%) MCP
14 5 (0.19%) MCSE
15 3 (0.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 368 (13.66%) QA
2 91 (3.38%) Accessibility
3 49 (1.82%) PCI DSS
4 36 (1.34%) Data Quality
4 36 (1.34%) GDPR
5 14 (0.52%) NIST
6 13 (0.48%) SOC 1
6 13 (0.48%) SOC 2
6 13 (0.48%) WCAG
7 12 (0.45%) HIPAA
7 12 (0.45%) SLA
8 9 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.26%) WAI
10 5 (0.19%) NCSC
11 2 (0.074%) HL7
11 2 (0.074%) PMO
12 1 (0.037%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.037%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.037%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.037%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,319 (48.96%) Docker
2 70 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
4 29 (1.08%) KVM
5 25 (0.93%) Ceph
6 20 (0.74%) Xen
7 19 (0.71%) vSphere
8 17 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 11 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (0.33%) Active Directory
10 9 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.19%) NFS
12 4 (0.15%) HDFS
13 3 (0.11%) Lustre
13 3 (0.11%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.074%) flannel
14 2 (0.074%) Gluster
14 2 (0.074%) LXC
15 1 (0.037%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1,250 (46.40%) Kubernetes
2 916 (34.00%) Terraform
3 576 (21.38%) Ansible
4 256 (9.50%) Grafana
5 247 (9.17%) Prometheus
6 186 (6.90%) Puppet
7 174 (6.46%) Opscode Chef
8 70 (2.60%) Istio
9 60 (2.23%) Kibana
10 49 (1.82%) Rancher
11 44 (1.63%) Packer
12 31 (1.15%) Nagios
12 31 (1.15%) ZABBIX
13 29 (1.08%) Graylog
14 27 (1.00%) Consul
15 20 (0.74%) HAProxy
15 20 (0.74%) logstash
15 20 (0.74%) Opsgenie
16 19 (0.71%) Graphite
17 14 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 356 (13.21%) Google
2 106 (3.93%) Microsoft
3 105 (3.90%) VMware
4 104 (3.86%) Oracle
5 96 (3.56%) Splunk
6 74 (2.75%) Apple
7 72 (2.67%) IBM
8 58 (2.15%) LexisNexis
9 54 (2.00%) Red Hat
10 53 (1.97%) New Relic
11 46 (1.71%) Atlassian
12 33 (1.22%) Cadence
13 32 (1.19%) Facebook
14 31 (1.15%) Adobe
14 31 (1.15%) BT
15 30 (1.11%) F5
16 29 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
17 28 (1.04%) ServiceNow
18 27 (1.00%) Dynatrace
19 24 (0.89%) Autodesk