Period
to 9 May 2021

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 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitLab
UK
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 265 462 595
Rank change year-on-year +197 +133 +288
Permanent jobs citing GitLab 1,100 570 624
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.25% 0.57% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.28% 2.92% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 840 459 414
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £35,150
25th Percentile £52,500 £47,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% -
75th Percentile £86,750 £91,875 £87,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £107,500 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +15.79% +5.56%

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 17,526 19,534 28,877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.89% 19.50% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 13,441 15,572 22,993
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 9 May 2021.

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 9 May 2021. 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 +204 1,030 £72,500 +3.57% 207
London +159 561 £80,000 -3.03% 67
UK excluding London +187 493 £57,500 +4.55% 161
Work from Home +42 283 £62,500 +16.82% 55
North of England +115 195 £54,000 +2.86% 50
South East +131 117 £70,000 - 34
North West +77 94 £50,000 - 30
Yorkshire +60 81 £62,500 +13.64% 9
Midlands +7 57 £60,000 +20.00% 25
South West +5 54 £57,500 +57.53% 15
West Midlands +3 47 £60,000 +26.32% 17
East of England +29 34 £65,000 -7.14% 16
Scotland -8 29 £62,000 +37.78% 13
North East +27 20 £43,051 -1.60% 11
Wales +34 6 £60,700 +27.79% 8
East Midlands +12 6 £32,599 -45.67% 8
Northern Ireland +8 5 £52,500 +50.00%

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, 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.

1 735 (66.82%) AWS
2 633 (57.55%) Docker
3 623 (56.64%) Kubernetes
4 595 (54.09%) DevOps
5 586 (53.27%) Python
6 585 (53.18%) Agile Software Development
7 483 (43.91%) Terraform
8 445 (40.45%) Linux
9 394 (35.82%) Jenkins
10 383 (34.82%) Azure
11 356 (32.36%) Software Engineering
12 340 (30.91%) Git (software)
13 330 (30.00%) Java
14 328 (29.82%) Microservices
15 291 (26.45%) JavaScript
16 289 (26.27%) Ansible
17 265 (24.09%) TDD
18 236 (21.45%) Infrastructure as Code
19 233 (21.18%) Scrum
20 232 (21.09%) Go
21 216 (19.64%) Finance
22 215 (19.55%) Continuous Integration
23 201 (18.27%) Test Automation
24 199 (18.09%) Security Cleared
25 198 (18.00%) React
26 195 (17.73%) GCP
27 191 (17.36%) Node.js
28 180 (16.36%) Social Skills
29 175 (15.91%) GitHub
30 170 (15.45%) Puppet

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 58 (5.27%) Confluence
2 56 (5.09%) Apache
3 52 (4.73%) Elasticsearch
4 31 (2.82%) nginx
5 25 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
6 15 (1.36%) OpenStack
7 13 (1.18%) Apache Spark
8 11 (1.00%) Jupyter
9 10 (0.91%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.82%) IIS
10 9 (0.82%) JBoss
11 8 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (0.64%) Apache Pulsar
12 7 (0.64%) CloudStack
13 6 (0.55%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.45%) Apache Airflow
15 4 (0.36%) GlassFish
15 4 (0.36%) WildFly
16 2 (0.18%) Drupal
16 2 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (0.82%) Chatbot
1 9 (0.82%) Sketch
2 6 (0.55%) Figma
3 5 (0.45%) Adobe XD
3 5 (0.45%) InVision
3 5 (0.45%) Marvel
4 4 (0.36%) Zeplin
5 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.18%) GIMP
6 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.91%) Shopify
2 4 (0.36%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (0.36%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.18%) Summit
4 1 (0.091%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.091%) Magento
4 1 (0.091%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 735 (66.82%) AWS
2 383 (34.82%) Azure
3 195 (17.73%) GCP
4 175 (15.91%) GitHub
5 151 (13.73%) Serverless
6 113 (10.27%) Amazon ECS
7 77 (7.00%) AWS Lambda
8 74 (6.73%) AWS CloudFormation
9 71 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
10 63 (5.73%) Amazon EKS
11 60 (5.45%) SaaS
12 59 (5.36%) Amazon S3
13 50 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
14 39 (3.55%) PaaS
15 36 (3.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 35 (3.18%) IaaS
17 29 (2.64%) IBM Cloud
17 29 (2.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 28 (2.55%) OpenShift
19 25 (2.27%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.45%) HTTP
2 28 (2.55%) TCP/IP
3 24 (2.18%) Firewall
4 21 (1.91%) DNS
5 13 (1.18%) FTP
5 13 (1.18%) OpenVPN
5 13 (1.18%) VPN
6 10 (0.91%) DHCP
7 8 (0.73%) IPsec
7 8 (0.73%) VLAN
8 6 (0.55%) SSH
9 5 (0.45%) Wireless
10 4 (0.36%) 802.11
10 4 (0.36%) LAN
10 4 (0.36%) RFID
10 4 (0.36%) SSL
10 4 (0.36%) WAN
11 3 (0.27%) Broadband
11 3 (0.27%) Internet
12 2 (0.18%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (12.91%) PostgreSQL
2 109 (9.91%) MySQL
3 81 (7.36%) NoSQL
4 55 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 55 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 45 (4.09%) Redis
6 41 (3.73%) Amazon RDS
7 34 (3.09%) Amazon Redshift
8 31 (2.82%) Relational Database
9 24 (2.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 23 (2.09%) MariaDB
11 20 (1.82%) Big Data
12 19 (1.73%) Presto
13 14 (1.27%) InfluxDB
14 13 (1.18%) Amazon Aurora
15 12 (1.09%) BigQuery
16 9 (0.82%) Hadoop
17 8 (0.73%) Tableau
18 7 (0.64%) Oracle Database
19 6 (0.55%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 394 (35.82%) Jenkins
2 340 (30.91%) Git (software)
3 109 (9.91%) JIRA
4 98 (8.91%) Artifactory
5 83 (7.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 73 (6.64%) Bitbucket
7 53 (4.82%) Maven
8 47 (4.27%) Cucumber
8 47 (4.27%) TeamCity
9 40 (3.64%) CircleCI
10 38 (3.45%) Selenium
11 31 (2.82%) Cypress.io
12 28 (2.55%) SonarQube
13 24 (2.18%) Sonatype Nexus
14 19 (1.73%) Travis CI
15 18 (1.64%) JUnit
16 16 (1.45%) git-flow
17 14 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
17 14 (1.27%) Subversion
18 13 (1.18%) Mockito
General
1 216 (19.64%) Finance
2 180 (16.36%) Social Skills
3 84 (7.64%) Public Sector
4 54 (4.91%) Banking
5 36 (3.27%) Games
6 34 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (2.91%) Retail
8 26 (2.36%) Marketing
9 23 (2.09%) Telecoms
10 20 (1.82%) Advertising
11 16 (1.45%) Electronics
11 16 (1.45%) Manufacturing
12 15 (1.36%) Law
13 12 (1.09%) Investment Banking
13 12 (1.09%) Publishing
14 10 (0.91%) Presentation Skills
15 9 (0.82%) Wearables
16 5 (0.45%) Automotive
16 5 (0.45%) Avionics
16 5 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 396 (36.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 241 (21.91%) Developer
3 220 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 155 (14.09%) AWS Engineer
5 139 (12.64%) Senior DevOps
6 134 (12.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 87 (7.91%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 78 (7.09%) AWS DevOps
9 76 (6.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 76 (6.91%) Site Engineer
10 60 (5.45%) Java Developer
11 59 (5.36%) Platform Engineer
12 57 (5.18%) Python Engineer
13 49 (4.45%) Senior Software Engineer
14 48 (4.36%) Cloud Engineer
15 42 (3.82%) Java Engineer
16 41 (3.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 40 (3.64%) Full Stack Developer
18 36 (3.27%) .NET Software Engineer
19 34 (3.09%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (18.00%) React
2 191 (17.36%) Node.js
3 164 (14.91%) Kafka
4 145 (13.18%) .NET
5 126 (11.45%) Web Services
6 111 (10.09%) .NET Core
7 101 (9.18%) REST
8 88 (8.00%) .NET Framework
9 85 (7.73%) Elastic Stack
10 78 (7.09%) HTML
11 75 (6.82%) CSS
12 74 (6.73%) RESTful
12 74 (6.73%) Spring
13 58 (5.27%) Redux
14 56 (5.09%) RabbitMQ
15 53 (4.82%) OAuth
16 49 (4.45%) Spring Boot
17 46 (4.18%) AngularJS
18 43 (3.91%) XML
19 38 (3.45%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 96 (8.73%) Hybrid Cloud
2 75 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
3 64 (5.82%) Cloud Native
4 56 (5.09%) Public Cloud
5 37 (3.36%) Mobile App
5 37 (3.36%) User Experience
6 33 (3.00%) NHS
7 31 (2.82%) Algorithms
8 27 (2.45%) Data Structures
8 27 (2.45%) Linux Command Line
9 25 (2.27%) Hedge funds
10 23 (2.09%) Private Cloud
11 18 (1.64%) iPad
12 17 (1.55%) Blog
12 17 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
13 15 (1.36%) Equities
13 15 (1.36%) Virtual Team
14 14 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 13 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (1.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 445 (40.45%) Linux
2 104 (9.45%) Unix
3 101 (9.18%) Windows
4 56 (5.09%) CentOS
5 46 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (2.27%) Windows Server
7 23 (2.09%) Ubuntu
8 18 (1.64%) Android
9 16 (1.45%) Apple iOS
10 11 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
11 9 (0.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.55%) CoreOS
13 5 (0.45%) Kali Linux
14 4 (0.36%) Debian
14 4 (0.36%) Fedora
15 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.27%) VMS
15 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2016
15 3 (0.27%) zOS
16 2 (0.18%) Alpine Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 595 (54.09%) DevOps
2 585 (53.18%) Agile Software Development
3 356 (32.36%) Software Engineering
4 328 (29.82%) Microservices
5 265 (24.09%) TDD
6 236 (21.45%) Infrastructure as Code
7 233 (21.18%) Scrum
8 215 (19.55%) Continuous Integration
9 201 (18.27%) Test Automation
10 163 (14.82%) Configuration Management
11 140 (12.73%) Mentoring
12 131 (11.91%) Deployment Automation
13 119 (10.82%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 107 (9.73%) Open Source
15 94 (8.55%) Continuous Delivery
15 94 (8.55%) Problem-Solving
16 93 (8.45%) Kanban
17 83 (7.55%) Decision-Making
18 80 (7.27%) BDD
18 80 (7.27%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 586 (53.27%) Python
2 330 (30.00%) Java
3 291 (26.45%) JavaScript
4 232 (21.09%) Go
5 136 (12.36%) SQL
6 126 (11.45%) Bash Shell
7 89 (8.09%) TypeScript
8 79 (7.18%) Ruby
9 74 (6.73%) PHP
10 72 (6.55%) PowerShell
11 68 (6.18%) C#
12 48 (4.36%) C
13 37 (3.36%) Perl
14 36 (3.27%) Kotlin
15 33 (3.00%) C++
16 25 (2.27%) Java 8
16 25 (2.27%) Shell Script
17 17 (1.55%) ES6
18 14 (1.27%) Groovy
19 10 (0.91%) Scala
Qualifications
1 199 (18.09%) Security Cleared
2 169 (15.36%) SC Cleared
3 108 (9.82%) Degree
4 39 (3.55%) AWS Certification
4 39 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (1.55%) PhD
6 15 (1.36%) DV Cleared
6 15 (1.36%) RHCE
6 15 (1.36%) RHCSA
7 10 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.18%) CISSP
9 2 (0.18%) CSSLP
9 2 (0.18%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.091%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.09%) QA
2 27 (2.45%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.82%) SLA
4 5 (0.45%) GDPR
5 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.091%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.091%) PSD2
System Software
1 633 (57.55%) Docker
2 35 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (3.00%) Active Directory
4 25 (2.27%) NDS
4 25 (2.27%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 21 (1.91%) vSphere
6 14 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.55%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.45%) Xen
9 4 (0.36%) Postfix
9 4 (0.36%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.27%) KVM
11 2 (0.18%) Firmware
11 2 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.091%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.091%) HDFS
12 1 (0.091%) NFS
Systems Management
1 623 (56.64%) Kubernetes
2 483 (43.91%) Terraform
3 289 (26.27%) Ansible
4 170 (15.45%) Puppet
5 156 (14.18%) Prometheus
6 121 (11.00%) Grafana
7 103 (9.36%) Opscode Chef
8 92 (8.36%) Istio
9 40 (3.64%) Packer
10 35 (3.18%) Consul
11 29 (2.64%) Graphite
12 27 (2.45%) Docker Swarm
13 25 (2.27%) NetIQ Identity Manager
14 22 (2.00%) Graylog
15 21 (1.91%) CFEngine
16 15 (1.36%) Nagios
17 14 (1.27%) Kibana
18 11 (1.00%) Opsgenie
19 10 (0.91%) Icinga
19 10 (0.91%) logstash
Vendors
1 103 (9.36%) Google
2 87 (7.91%) Oracle
3 72 (6.55%) VMware
4 60 (5.45%) Microsoft
5 55 (5.00%) IBM
6 35 (3.18%) Atlassian
7 29 (2.64%) Splunk
8 27 (2.45%) Red Hat
9 25 (2.27%) ForgeRock
9 25 (2.27%) NetIQ
10 17 (1.55%) AppDynamics
11 16 (1.45%) SAP
12 10 (0.91%) Cisco
13 9 (0.82%) Dynatrace
13 9 (0.82%) SaltStack
13 9 (0.82%) ServiceNow
14 8 (0.73%) MuleSoft
15 7 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
16 6 (0.55%) Adobe
16 6 (0.55%) OpenText