Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitLab
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 272 491 656
Rank change year-on-year +219 +165 +250
Permanent jobs citing GitLab 639 743 547
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.17% 0.55% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.56% 2.92% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 579 675 448
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £43,750 £37,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £111,500 £95,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%

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 11,497 25,468 32,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.04% 19.01% 20.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9,599 20,254 26,053
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 £82,500 £83,750 £80,000
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 24 November 2020.

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 November 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 +224 609 £70,000 +7.69% 152
London +205 377 £72,500 -9.38% 46
UK excluding London +171 247 £55,000 +4.76% 120
Work from Home +12 82 £60,000 -18.64% 25
North of England +34 62 £50,000 -8.26% 43
South East +185 61 £65,000 +13.04% 22
North West +31 47 £50,000 - 24
South West +105 41 £67,500 +28.57% 9
Midlands +115 38 £47,500 -17.39% 19
West Midlands +82 29 £48,500 -11.82% 16
East of England +127 23 £55,000 +4.76% 11
Scotland +83 19 £53,500 +38.06% 10
Yorkshire +83 11 £55,000 - 15
East Midlands +78 9 £31,305 -47.83% 3
North East +13 4 £45,000 -16.28% 4
Northern Ireland +19 3 £52,500 +55.56% 1
Wales +46 2 - - 5

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 415 (64.95%) AWS
2 412 (64.48%) Docker
3 383 (59.94%) DevOps
4 362 (56.65%) Python
5 343 (53.68%) Agile Software Development
6 324 (50.70%) Kubernetes
7 302 (47.26%) Linux
8 282 (44.13%) Jenkins
9 263 (41.16%) Terraform
10 224 (35.05%) Microservices
11 212 (33.18%) Ansible
12 184 (28.79%) Azure
12 184 (28.79%) Git (software)
13 182 (28.48%) Java
14 180 (28.17%) Software Engineering
15 156 (24.41%) JavaScript
16 146 (22.85%) Continuous Integration
17 139 (21.75%) SQL
18 133 (20.81%) GitHub
19 131 (20.50%) Go
20 128 (20.03%) Puppet
21 118 (18.47%) TDD
22 116 (18.15%) Scrum
23 112 (17.53%) Infrastructure as Code
24 110 (17.21%) Finance
25 105 (16.43%) Serverless
26 104 (16.28%) MySQL
26 104 (16.28%) Bash Shell
27 103 (16.12%) Configuration Management
28 101 (15.81%) PostgreSQL

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 70 (10.95%) Apache
2 41 (6.42%) Confluence
3 36 (5.63%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (2.97%) Cloud Foundry
5 16 (2.50%) JBoss
6 10 (1.56%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.41%) nginx
8 8 (1.25%) Apache Spark
8 8 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (1.10%) GlassFish
9 7 (1.10%) OpenStack
9 7 (1.10%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.63%) CMS
10 4 (0.63%) IIS
10 4 (0.63%) WordPress
11 3 (0.47%) Drupal
11 3 (0.47%) Jetty
11 3 (0.47%) Jupyter
11 3 (0.47%) WildFly
12 2 (0.31%) Apache Pulsar
Applications
1 6 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (1.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (0.31%) Magento
3 1 (0.16%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 415 (64.95%) AWS
2 184 (28.79%) Azure
3 133 (20.81%) GitHub
4 105 (16.43%) Serverless
5 95 (14.87%) AWS Lambda
5 95 (14.87%) GCP
6 88 (13.77%) Amazon ECS
7 55 (8.61%) AWS CloudFormation
8 54 (8.45%) Apigee
8 54 (8.45%) Cloud Computing
9 35 (5.48%) Amazon EKS
10 34 (5.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 34 (5.32%) Amazon EC2
11 31 (4.85%) IaaS
11 31 (4.85%) SaaS
12 25 (3.91%) Datadog
13 24 (3.76%) PaaS
14 23 (3.60%) Amazon S3
15 18 (2.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 17 (2.66%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.16%) TCP/IP
2 17 (2.66%) SSH
2 17 (2.66%) VPN
3 15 (2.35%) Firewall
4 14 (2.19%) HTTP
5 10 (1.56%) HTTPS
6 7 (1.10%) DNS
7 4 (0.63%) Internet
7 4 (0.63%) OpenVPN
8 3 (0.47%) Cisco IPT
8 3 (0.47%) Network Security
8 3 (0.47%) SAN
8 3 (0.47%) WebEx
9 2 (0.31%) Intranet
9 2 (0.31%) LAN
9 2 (0.31%) WAN
10 1 (0.16%) BGP
10 1 (0.16%) FTP
10 1 (0.16%) OSPF
10 1 (0.16%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (16.28%) MySQL
2 101 (15.81%) PostgreSQL
3 93 (14.55%) SQL Server
4 55 (8.61%) NoSQL
5 54 (8.45%) Amazon Redshift
6 41 (6.42%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (2.50%) Big Data
8 15 (2.35%) Redis
9 14 (2.19%) InfluxDB
9 14 (2.19%) MongoDB
10 13 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
10 13 (2.03%) MariaDB
11 10 (1.56%) CouchDB
11 10 (1.56%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.41%) Relational Database
13 8 (1.25%) Tableau
14 7 (1.10%) Power BI
15 6 (0.94%) Looker
15 6 (0.94%) Sisense
16 5 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 282 (44.13%) Jenkins
2 184 (28.79%) Git (software)
3 82 (12.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 76 (11.89%) JIRA
5 64 (10.02%) Artifactory
6 42 (6.57%) Sonatype Nexus
7 38 (5.95%) TeamCity
8 37 (5.79%) Bitbucket
9 26 (4.07%) Maven
10 23 (3.60%) Travis CI
11 21 (3.29%) Selenium
12 18 (2.82%) eggPlant
12 18 (2.82%) Locust
13 17 (2.66%) Cypress.io
14 16 (2.50%) Protractor
15 15 (2.35%) Gerrit
15 15 (2.35%) JUnit
15 15 (2.35%) Mockito
16 14 (2.19%) TestCafe
17 12 (1.88%) SonarQube
General
1 110 (17.21%) Finance
2 84 (13.15%) Banking
3 49 (7.67%) Back Office
4 41 (6.42%) Public Sector
5 31 (4.85%) Law
6 13 (2.03%) Games
7 11 (1.72%) Brand Awareness
8 8 (1.25%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.10%) Advertising
10 6 (0.94%) Retail
11 5 (0.78%) Electronics
12 4 (0.63%) Marketing
13 3 (0.47%) Local Government
13 3 (0.47%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.31%) Legal
15 1 (0.16%) Automotive
15 1 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 241 (37.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 122 (19.09%) Developer
3 88 (13.77%) AWS Engineer
4 79 (12.36%) Software Engineer
5 67 (10.49%) AWS DevOps
6 66 (10.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 66 (10.33%) Platform Engineer
7 60 (9.39%) Senior DevOps
7 60 (9.39%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 44 (6.89%) Architect
9 41 (6.42%) AWS Architect
9 41 (6.42%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 40 (6.26%) AWS Solutions Architect
10 40 (6.26%) Cloud Architect
10 40 (6.26%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 40 (6.26%) Data Architect
10 40 (6.26%) Java Architect
10 40 (6.26%) Java Solutions Architect
10 40 (6.26%) Solutions Architect
11 32 (5.01%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (13.62%) .NET
2 85 (13.30%) Web Services
3 73 (11.42%) Kafka
3 73 (11.42%) Node.js
4 70 (10.95%) React
5 64 (10.02%) .NET Core
6 62 (9.70%) OAuth
7 58 (9.08%) Elastic Stack
8 54 (8.45%) .NET Framework
9 53 (8.29%) gRPC
9 53 (8.29%) Swagger
10 35 (5.48%) AngularJS
11 33 (5.16%) HTML
11 33 (5.16%) RESTful
12 31 (4.85%) CSS
13 27 (4.23%) REST
14 26 (4.07%) Svelte
15 24 (3.76%) XML
16 23 (3.60%) JSON
16 23 (3.60%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.39%) Hedge funds
2 36 (5.63%) Public Cloud
3 31 (4.85%) Cloud Native
3 31 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
4 25 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (2.35%) Algorithms
7 12 (1.88%) Cybercrime
7 12 (1.88%) Linux Command Line
8 11 (1.72%) Data Structures
8 11 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (1.72%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.72%) User Experience
9 10 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.41%) Blog
11 8 (1.25%) Data Centre
12 7 (1.10%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.10%) Mobile Games
13 6 (0.94%) Social Media
14 4 (0.63%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 302 (47.26%) Linux
2 61 (9.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 57 (8.92%) Windows
4 56 (8.76%) CentOS
5 45 (7.04%) Unix
6 31 (4.85%) Ubuntu
7 23 (3.60%) Debian
8 11 (1.72%) Android
8 11 (1.72%) CoreOS
8 11 (1.72%) zOS
9 9 (1.41%) Windows Server
10 7 (1.10%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.94%) VMS
12 3 (0.47%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.31%) SUSE
14 1 (0.16%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (59.94%) DevOps
2 343 (53.68%) Agile Software Development
3 224 (35.05%) Microservices
4 180 (28.17%) Software Engineering
5 146 (22.85%) Continuous Integration
6 118 (18.47%) TDD
7 116 (18.15%) Scrum
8 112 (17.53%) Infrastructure as Code
9 103 (16.12%) Configuration Management
10 96 (15.02%) Open Source
11 92 (14.40%) Test Automation
12 75 (11.74%) Continuous Delivery
13 68 (10.64%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 62 (9.70%) Technology Roadmap
15 61 (9.55%) Deployment Automation
16 59 (9.23%) Asset Management
17 53 (8.29%) Fintech
17 53 (8.29%) Mentoring
18 52 (8.14%) Investment Management
19 51 (7.98%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 362 (56.65%) Python
2 182 (28.48%) Java
3 156 (24.41%) JavaScript
4 139 (21.75%) SQL
5 131 (20.50%) Go
6 104 (16.28%) Bash Shell
7 68 (10.64%) Ruby
8 58 (9.08%) C#
9 48 (7.51%) PowerShell
10 42 (6.57%) PHP
11 36 (5.63%) C++
12 33 (5.16%) TypeScript
13 23 (3.60%) Perl
14 21 (3.29%) C
15 15 (2.35%) Groovy
16 11 (1.72%) Java 8
17 9 (1.41%) Shell Script
18 8 (1.25%) F#
19 7 (1.10%) Objective-C
20 5 (0.78%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 81 (12.68%) Security Cleared
2 76 (11.89%) SC Cleared
3 48 (7.51%) AWS Certification
4 44 (6.89%) Degree
5 40 (6.26%) Sun Certification
6 9 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (1.10%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.10%) PhD
8 5 (0.78%) CISSP
8 5 (0.78%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.78%) SANS
9 2 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.16%) CCIE
10 1 (0.16%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 1 (0.16%) CCSP
10 1 (0.16%) CISA
10 1 (0.16%) CISM
10 1 (0.16%) CRISC
10 1 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.57%) QA
2 9 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.25%) GDPR
4 7 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.94%) PSD2
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.16%) NIST
6 1 (0.16%) SLA
6 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 412 (64.48%) Docker
2 16 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.88%) VirtualBox
4 9 (1.41%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.25%) NDS
5 8 (1.25%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 8 (1.25%) vSphere
6 6 (0.94%) Ceph
6 6 (0.94%) Xen
7 5 (0.78%) Firmware
8 4 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.47%) KVM
10 2 (0.31%) LXC
10 2 (0.31%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 324 (50.70%) Kubernetes
2 263 (41.16%) Terraform
3 212 (33.18%) Ansible
4 128 (20.03%) Puppet
5 76 (11.89%) Grafana
6 73 (11.42%) Opscode Chef
7 71 (11.11%) Prometheus
8 37 (5.79%) Graphite
9 22 (3.44%) ZABBIX
10 21 (3.29%) Nagios
11 17 (2.66%) Kibana
12 12 (1.88%) Graylog
13 11 (1.72%) Istio
13 11 (1.72%) logstash
14 10 (1.56%) Docker Swarm
15 9 (1.41%) Packer
16 8 (1.25%) Consul
16 8 (1.25%) NetIQ Identity Manager
16 8 (1.25%) Rancher
16 8 (1.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 96 (15.02%) Google
2 39 (6.10%) Microsoft
3 35 (5.48%) Oracle
4 31 (4.85%) IBM
5 27 (4.23%) VMware
6 16 (2.50%) Dynatrace
7 15 (2.35%) Splunk
8 11 (1.72%) Atlassian
9 10 (1.56%) New Relic
10 8 (1.25%) Apple
10 8 (1.25%) ForgeRock
10 8 (1.25%) NetIQ
10 8 (1.25%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.10%) Databricks
11 7 (1.10%) Novell
11 7 (1.10%) Okta
11 7 (1.10%) TOWER Software
12 6 (0.94%) AppDynamics
12 6 (0.94%) Ping Identity
13 5 (0.78%) SAP