Period
to 2 December 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 2 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitLab
UK
6 months to
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 289 282 493
Rank change year-on-year -7 +211 +180
Permanent jobs citing GitLab 1,575 652 748
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.22% 1.17% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.03% 5.54% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 885 545 631
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £115,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £58,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.98% +11.43% -

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 26,141 11,772 25,631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.26% 21.14% 19.08%
Number of salaries quoted 16,174 9,891 20,594
10th Percentile £36,750 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.77% +6.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £82,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -9 1,416 £70,000 - 248
London -28 885 £80,000 +10.34% 128
UK excluding London -13 549 £55,000 -5.98% 134
Work from Home -78 302 £75,000 +20.00% 49
South East -74 156 £57,500 -11.54% 19
North of England -75 113 £57,500 +6.98% 43
Midlands -48 97 £60,000 +26.32% 21
South West -29 79 £50,000 -25.93% 17
East of England -56 65 £47,500 -13.64% 16
West Midlands -76 56 £52,500 +8.25% 15
North West -83 56 £60,000 +20.00% 22
Yorkshire -42 48 £55,000 -4.35% 16
East Midlands -21 41 £65,000 +107.63% 6
Scotland -58 37 £65,000 +18.18% 12
North East -18 10 £62,500 +38.89% 5
Northern Ireland -43 3 £37,500 -28.57%
Wales -48 2 £77,500 - 6

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 910 (57.78%) AWS
2 880 (55.87%) Docker
3 843 (53.52%) Python
4 838 (53.21%) Kubernetes
5 759 (48.19%) DevOps
6 743 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
7 654 (41.52%) Jenkins
8 633 (40.19%) Terraform
9 518 (32.89%) Software Engineering
10 512 (32.51%) Java
11 485 (30.79%) Azure
12 468 (29.71%) GCP
13 457 (29.02%) Linux
14 438 (27.81%) Microservices
15 418 (26.54%) Git (software)
16 410 (26.03%) JavaScript
17 375 (23.81%) Infrastructure as Code
18 367 (23.30%) Ansible
19 355 (22.54%) Finance
20 352 (22.35%) GitHub
21 343 (21.78%) Social Skills
22 336 (21.33%) Serverless
23 329 (20.89%) Problem-Solving
24 323 (20.51%) React
25 321 (20.38%) Test Automation
25 321 (20.38%) Google
26 299 (18.98%) Continuous Integration
27 293 (18.60%) Scrum
28 288 (18.29%) TDD
29 282 (17.90%) REST

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
1 112 (7.11%) Confluence
2 80 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
3 76 (4.83%) nginx
4 49 (3.11%) Apache
5 32 (2.03%) CMS
6 31 (1.97%) IIS
6 31 (1.97%) Tomcat
7 27 (1.71%) Apache Solr
7 27 (1.71%) Apache Spark
7 27 (1.71%) Jupyter
8 19 (1.21%) SharePoint
9 18 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
10 16 (1.02%) SAS
10 16 (1.02%) WebLogic
11 15 (0.95%) JBoss
12 13 (0.83%) WebSphere
13 12 (0.76%) OpenStack
14 11 (0.70%) Jetty
15 8 (0.51%) Apache Pulsar
15 8 (0.51%) Magnolia
Applications
1 31 (1.97%) Figma
2 8 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (0.38%) Adobe XD
3 6 (0.38%) InVision
3 6 (0.38%) Marvel
3 6 (0.38%) Sketch
4 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.063%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.063%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.063%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.063%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 910 (57.78%) AWS
2 485 (30.79%) Azure
3 468 (29.71%) GCP
4 352 (22.35%) GitHub
5 336 (21.33%) Serverless
6 191 (12.13%) AWS CloudFormation
7 173 (10.98%) SaaS
8 145 (9.21%) AWS Lambda
9 127 (8.06%) Amazon ECS
10 111 (7.05%) PaaS
11 110 (6.98%) Amazon EKS
12 98 (6.22%) Amazon S3
13 84 (5.33%) Amazon EC2
14 78 (4.95%) IaaS
15 70 (4.44%) Slack
16 60 (3.81%) OpenShift
17 54 (3.43%) Amazon SQS
18 49 (3.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 45 (2.86%) AWS CodePipeline
20 43 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 101 (6.41%) HTTP
2 62 (3.94%) Firewall
3 52 (3.30%) TCP/IP
4 41 (2.60%) VPN
5 34 (2.16%) Broadband
6 30 (1.90%) DNS
7 10 (0.63%) HTTPS
8 9 (0.57%) SSL
9 7 (0.44%) Network Security
10 6 (0.38%) Internet
10 6 (0.38%) SAN
10 6 (0.38%) SD-WAN
10 6 (0.38%) VSAN
11 5 (0.32%) IPv4
11 5 (0.32%) LAN
11 5 (0.32%) WAN
12 3 (0.19%) 5G
12 3 (0.19%) Intranet
12 3 (0.19%) SMTP
12 3 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (15.62%) PostgreSQL
2 235 (14.92%) MySQL
3 180 (11.43%) NoSQL
4 150 (9.52%) Redis
5 111 (7.05%) Amazon RDS
6 110 (6.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 101 (6.41%) MongoDB
8 79 (5.02%) SQL Server
9 78 (4.95%) Amazon Redshift
10 54 (3.43%) Amazon Aurora
11 48 (3.05%) Relational Database
12 40 (2.54%) BigQuery
13 31 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
13 31 (1.97%) Hadoop
14 23 (1.46%) Apache Hive
15 21 (1.33%) Impala
16 20 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
16 20 (1.27%) Big Data
17 18 (1.14%) Power BI
18 16 (1.02%) Presto
Development Applications
1 654 (41.52%) Jenkins
2 418 (26.54%) Git (software)
3 270 (17.14%) JIRA
4 134 (8.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 130 (8.25%) Bitbucket
5 130 (8.25%) Selenium
6 112 (7.11%) Cypress.io
7 95 (6.03%) Maven
8 94 (5.97%) Artifactory
9 88 (5.59%) CircleCI
10 80 (5.08%) Cucumber
11 66 (4.19%) JMeter
12 64 (4.06%) webpack
13 62 (3.94%) Postman
14 58 (3.68%) TeamCity
15 56 (3.56%) JUnit
16 54 (3.43%) Sonatype Nexus
17 48 (3.05%) SonarQube
18 44 (2.79%) Gatling
18 44 (2.79%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 355 (22.54%) Finance
2 343 (21.78%) Social Skills
3 150 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 130 (8.25%) Retail
5 81 (5.14%) Marketing
6 78 (4.95%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 72 (4.57%) Banking
8 57 (3.62%) Public Sector
9 40 (2.54%) Law
10 33 (2.10%) Automotive
11 30 (1.90%) Presentation Skills
12 27 (1.71%) Games
13 19 (1.21%) Documentation Skills
13 19 (1.21%) Influencing Skills
14 16 (1.02%) Publishing
15 14 (0.89%) Telecoms
16 13 (0.83%) Advertising
17 11 (0.70%) Electronics
17 11 (0.70%) Manufacturing
18 10 (0.63%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 416 (26.41%) Developer
2 366 (23.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 206 (13.08%) Software Engineer
4 158 (10.03%) AWS Engineer
5 120 (7.62%) Senior Developer
6 113 (7.17%) AWS DevOps
7 111 (7.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 110 (6.98%) Platform Engineer
9 109 (6.92%) Cloud Engineer
9 109 (6.92%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 104 (6.60%) Site Engineer
11 66 (4.19%) Senior DevOps
12 65 (4.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 61 (3.87%) Java Developer
14 60 (3.81%) Java Engineer
15 56 (3.56%) Senior Software Engineer
16 55 (3.49%) Software Developer
17 54 (3.43%) Full Stack Developer
18 51 (3.24%) PHP Developer
19 48 (3.05%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (20.51%) React
2 282 (17.90%) REST
3 233 (14.79%) Web Services
4 226 (14.35%) Node.js
5 196 (12.44%) CSS
6 180 (11.43%) HTML
7 177 (11.24%) AngularJS
8 170 (10.79%) Spring
9 164 (10.41%) RESTful
10 142 (9.02%) GraphQL
11 127 (8.06%) .NET
12 118 (7.49%) Spring Boot
13 117 (7.43%) Kafka
14 105 (6.67%) Django
15 92 (5.84%) Vue.js
16 81 (5.14%) Jest
17 69 (4.38%) RabbitMQ
18 65 (4.13%) .NET Core
19 61 (3.87%) Redux
20 52 (3.30%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 137 (8.70%) Public Cloud
2 127 (8.06%) User Experience
3 115 (7.30%) Algorithms
4 106 (6.73%) Greenfield Project
5 81 (5.14%) Cloud Native
6 76 (4.83%) Virtual Team
7 62 (3.94%) Mobile App
8 53 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
9 31 (1.97%) Data Structures
10 30 (1.90%) iPad
11 29 (1.84%) Social Media
12 27 (1.71%) Cyberthreat
13 26 (1.65%) Private Cloud
14 24 (1.52%) Life Science
15 19 (1.21%) Legacy Applications
15 19 (1.21%) NHS
16 18 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
16 18 (1.14%) Online Games
16 18 (1.14%) Over-the-Top Content
17 15 (0.95%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 457 (29.02%) Linux
2 188 (11.94%) Windows
3 149 (9.46%) Unix
4 60 (3.81%) Apple iOS
5 48 (3.05%) Android
6 30 (1.90%) CentOS
7 26 (1.65%) Windows Server
8 23 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (1.40%) Mac OS
9 22 (1.40%) Ubuntu
10 21 (1.33%) VMS
11 10 (0.63%) CoreOS
12 9 (0.57%) zOS
13 6 (0.38%) AIX
14 5 (0.32%) Alpine Linux
15 4 (0.25%) Robot Operating System
16 3 (0.19%) Debian
17 2 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
17 2 (0.13%) Fedora
18 1 (0.063%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 759 (48.19%) DevOps
2 743 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
3 518 (32.89%) Software Engineering
4 438 (27.81%) Microservices
5 375 (23.81%) Infrastructure as Code
6 329 (20.89%) Problem-Solving
7 321 (20.38%) Test Automation
8 299 (18.98%) Continuous Integration
9 293 (18.60%) Scrum
10 288 (18.29%) TDD
11 239 (15.17%) Configuration Management
12 190 (12.06%) Full Stack Development
13 184 (11.68%) Mentoring
14 175 (11.11%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 167 (10.60%) BDD
16 163 (10.35%) Computer Science
17 148 (9.40%) Deployment Automation
18 139 (8.83%) Front End Development
19 126 (8.00%) Observability
20 122 (7.75%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 843 (53.52%) Python
2 512 (32.51%) Java
3 410 (26.03%) JavaScript
4 244 (15.49%) SQL
5 237 (15.05%) Go
6 223 (14.16%) Bash Shell
7 182 (11.56%) C#
8 172 (10.92%) TypeScript
9 145 (9.21%) PowerShell
10 125 (7.94%) Ruby
11 110 (6.98%) PHP
12 102 (6.48%) C
13 66 (4.19%) Java 8
14 65 (4.13%) Kotlin
15 59 (3.75%) Scala
16 58 (3.68%) Perl
17 55 (3.49%) Shell Script
18 46 (2.92%) C++
19 41 (2.60%) PHP 7
20 38 (2.41%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 165 (10.48%) Degree
2 155 (9.84%) Security Cleared
3 119 (7.56%) SC Cleared
4 59 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 47 (2.98%) AWS Certification
6 21 (1.33%) DBS Check
7 10 (0.63%) Master's Degree
7 10 (0.63%) PhD
8 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.25%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.13%) CCNA
11 2 (0.13%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.13%) IISP
12 1 (0.063%) OCP
12 1 (0.063%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (10.41%) QA
2 42 (2.67%) Accessibility
3 37 (2.35%) ECSS
3 37 (2.35%) MISRA
3 37 (2.35%) MISRA C
4 12 (0.76%) WAI
5 6 (0.38%) SLA
5 6 (0.38%) WCAG
6 3 (0.19%) NCSC
7 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.13%) GDPR
7 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.13%) NIST
7 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.13%) PSD2
8 1 (0.063%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.063%) SEPA
System Software
1 880 (55.87%) Docker
2 32 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
2 32 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (1.78%) Varnish
4 20 (1.27%) Active Directory
5 18 (1.14%) KVM
6 17 (1.08%) HDFS
7 11 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (0.57%) Ceph
9 8 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.19%) vSphere
10 3 (0.19%) zsh
11 2 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.13%) Firmware
11 2 (0.13%) iptables
11 2 (0.13%) NFS
12 1 (0.063%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.063%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.063%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.063%) Xen
Systems Management
1 838 (53.21%) Kubernetes
2 633 (40.19%) Terraform
3 367 (23.30%) Ansible
4 221 (14.03%) Puppet
5 205 (13.02%) Opscode Chef
6 191 (12.13%) Prometheus
7 165 (10.48%) Grafana
8 94 (5.97%) Istio
9 41 (2.60%) Packer
10 39 (2.48%) CFEngine
11 33 (2.10%) Graphite
12 27 (1.71%) Nagios
13 24 (1.52%) Graylog
14 23 (1.46%) Consul
15 22 (1.40%) Opsgenie
16 20 (1.27%) Kibana
17 19 (1.21%) linkerd
18 16 (1.02%) Docker Swarm
19 13 (0.83%) Mesos
19 13 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 321 (20.38%) Google
2 115 (7.30%) Microsoft
3 64 (4.06%) Oracle
4 54 (3.43%) IBM
5 50 (3.17%) VMware
6 44 (2.79%) Splunk
7 34 (2.16%) LexisNexis
8 28 (1.78%) Red Hat
9 19 (1.21%) Apple
9 19 (1.21%) Dynatrace
9 19 (1.21%) YouTube
10 18 (1.14%) HubSpot
11 17 (1.08%) Informatica
12 16 (1.02%) AppDynamics
13 14 (0.89%) SAP
13 14 (0.89%) Talend
14 13 (0.83%) BT
15 10 (0.63%) Adobe
15 10 (0.63%) Atlassian
15 10 (0.63%) Solace