Period
to 3 April 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 3 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitLab
UK
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 471 587 895
Rank change year-on-year +116 +308 +53
Permanent jobs citing GitLab 624 614 324
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.41% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.78% 2.08% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 545 440 245
Median annual salary £60,000 £61,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.64% +1.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £100,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.00% +11.11% +12.50%

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 22,483 29,553 36,594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.28% 19.94% 20.67%
Number of salaries quoted 17,730 23,506 30,038
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 3 April 2020.

Salary histogram for GitLab in the UK

GitLab
Top 18 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 3 April 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 +117 586 £62,500 -3.85% 167
London +116 310 £80,000 - 77
UK excluding London +59 308 £53,500 +7.00% 101
North of England +57 98 £55,000 +9.45% 40
North West +43 69 £50,000 -0.50% 18
South East +21 62 £65,000 +18.18% 14
Midlands +71 60 £55,000 +21.55% 17
Work from Home +17 57 £53,500 -33.13% 14
West Midlands +88 49 £52,500 +13.51% 9
East of England +75 28 £57,500 +15.00% 13
South West +31 28 £33,750 -32.50% 6
Scotland +36 26 £42,500 +2.26% 10
Yorkshire +36 25 £55,000 -8.33% 15
East Midlands +13 11 £60,000 +32.60% 8
North East -1 4 £60,000 +33.33% 7
Wales -13 3 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £35,000 -
Isle of Man - 1 £33,000 -

For the 6 months to 3 April 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.

1 418 (66.99%) DevOps
2 351 (56.25%) AWS
3 343 (54.97%) Docker
4 314 (50.32%) Jenkins
5 313 (50.16%) Python
6 310 (49.68%) Agile Software Development
7 272 (43.59%) Git (software)
7 272 (43.59%) Kubernetes
8 255 (40.87%) Linux
9 222 (35.58%) Ansible
10 206 (33.01%) Java
11 183 (29.33%) Azure
12 179 (28.69%) Puppet
12 179 (28.69%) JavaScript
13 173 (27.72%) Terraform
14 158 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
15 157 (25.16%) SQL
16 152 (24.36%) Software Engineering
17 149 (23.88%) GitHub
18 144 (23.08%) Microservices
19 141 (22.60%) HTML
20 132 (21.15%) Finance
21 131 (20.99%) CSS
22 113 (18.11%) Web Services
23 111 (17.79%) Opscode Chef
24 104 (16.67%) GCP
25 103 (16.51%) Test Automation
26 102 (16.35%) C#
27 100 (16.03%) Bash Shell
28 97 (15.54%) JIRA

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 34 (5.45%) Confluence
2 24 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (3.04%) Apache
4 18 (2.88%) CMS
5 14 (2.24%) Cloud Foundry
6 12 (1.92%) nginx
7 11 (1.76%) Apache Spark
8 9 (1.44%) IIS
9 7 (1.12%) GeoServer
9 7 (1.12%) JBoss
10 6 (0.96%) Drupal
10 6 (0.96%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.96%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.96%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.48%) Anypoint
12 3 (0.48%) Apache TomEE
12 3 (0.48%) Headless CMS
12 3 (0.48%) WordPress
13 2 (0.32%) Jupyter
Applications
1 7 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.16%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 351 (56.25%) AWS
2 183 (29.33%) Azure
3 149 (23.88%) GitHub
4 104 (16.67%) GCP
5 77 (12.34%) Serverless
6 60 (9.62%) Amazon ECS
7 57 (9.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 52 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
9 48 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
10 46 (7.37%) Amazon S3
11 40 (6.41%) OpenShift
12 31 (4.97%) SaaS
13 29 (4.65%) IaaS
14 26 (4.17%) PaaS
15 24 (3.85%) AWS CodePipeline
16 20 (3.21%) Amazon SQS
17 17 (2.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 17 (2.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 17 (2.72%) CloudFront
18 16 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.85%) DNS
2 23 (3.69%) Firewall
3 21 (3.37%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.92%) HTTP
5 10 (1.60%) Internet
5 10 (1.60%) VLAN
6 8 (1.28%) OpenVPN
7 6 (0.96%) DHCP
8 5 (0.80%) SSL
8 5 (0.80%) Wireless
9 4 (0.64%) SNMP
10 3 (0.48%) BGP
10 3 (0.48%) SMTP
11 2 (0.32%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.32%) PPP
11 2 (0.32%) SMS
11 2 (0.32%) SSH
11 2 (0.32%) VoIP
11 2 (0.32%) VPN
11 2 (0.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (12.82%) NoSQL
2 58 (9.29%) MySQL
2 58 (9.29%) PostgreSQL
3 43 (6.89%) SQL Server
4 40 (6.41%) Big Data
4 40 (6.41%) MongoDB
5 39 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
6 25 (4.01%) Relational Database
7 23 (3.69%) Redis
8 21 (3.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (1.92%) Neo4j
10 11 (1.76%) DB2
10 11 (1.76%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.44%) Apache Hive
12 8 (1.28%) HBase
12 8 (1.28%) Impala
12 8 (1.28%) NuoDB
13 6 (0.96%) Amazon Aurora
14 4 (0.64%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.64%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 314 (50.32%) Jenkins
2 272 (43.59%) Git (software)
3 97 (15.54%) JIRA
4 77 (12.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 71 (11.38%) Bitbucket
6 55 (8.81%) TeamCity
7 36 (5.77%) Octopus Deploy
8 34 (5.45%) CircleCI
8 34 (5.45%) SonarQube
9 31 (4.97%) Artifactory
9 31 (4.97%) Cucumber
10 29 (4.65%) Maven
10 29 (4.65%) Mockito
10 29 (4.65%) Sonatype Nexus
11 28 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
12 25 (4.01%) JUnit
13 22 (3.53%) Selenium
13 22 (3.53%) Subversion
14 21 (3.37%) Gradle
15 20 (3.21%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 132 (21.15%) Finance
2 40 (6.41%) Financial Institution
3 39 (6.25%) Banking
4 18 (2.88%) Retail
5 17 (2.72%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.76%) Back Office
6 11 (1.76%) Electronics
6 11 (1.76%) Front Office
7 10 (1.60%) Law
7 10 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.12%) Games
8 7 (1.12%) Marketing
9 5 (0.80%) Automotive
9 5 (0.80%) Billing
10 3 (0.48%) Public Sector
11 2 (0.32%) Advertising
11 2 (0.32%) Publishing
11 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 213 (34.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 194 (31.09%) Developer
3 89 (14.26%) AWS Engineer
4 72 (11.54%) Software Engineer
5 59 (9.46%) AWS DevOps
6 57 (9.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 49 (7.85%) Full Stack Developer
8 48 (7.69%) Senior Developer
9 44 (7.05%) Java Developer
10 41 (6.57%) Python Engineer
11 35 (5.61%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 34 (5.45%) Site Engineer
13 33 (5.29%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 33 (5.29%) Senior DevOps
14 31 (4.97%) Cloud Engineer
14 31 (4.97%) Senior Software Engineer
15 28 (4.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 24 (3.85%) PHP Developer
16 24 (3.85%) Python Developer
17 21 (3.37%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (22.60%) HTML
2 131 (20.99%) CSS
3 113 (18.11%) Web Services
4 97 (15.54%) Node.js
5 88 (14.10%) .NET
6 83 (13.30%) AngularJS
7 75 (12.02%) HTML5
8 56 (8.97%) Elastic Stack
9 54 (8.65%) React
10 49 (7.85%) JSON
10 49 (7.85%) REST
11 48 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
12 47 (7.53%) RESTful
13 42 (6.73%) Kafka
13 42 (6.73%) Spring
14 35 (5.61%) Vue.js
15 34 (5.45%) jQuery
16 33 (5.29%) CSS3
17 31 (4.97%) Django
17 31 (4.97%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.17%) Public Cloud
2 32 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (3.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 22 (3.53%) Cloud Native
5 22 (3.53%) Mobile App
6 18 (2.88%) Linux Command Line
7 16 (2.56%) Hedge funds
8 15 (2.40%) User Experience
9 14 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
10 12 (1.92%) Fixed Income
11 10 (1.60%) Data Centre
12 9 (1.44%) PKI
13 8 (1.28%) Grid Computing
13 8 (1.28%) PMI
14 7 (1.12%) Equities
14 7 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (1.12%) Private Cloud
14 7 (1.12%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 255 (40.87%) Linux
2 87 (13.94%) Windows
3 68 (10.90%) Unix
4 66 (10.58%) CentOS
5 50 (8.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (3.53%) Ubuntu
8 21 (3.37%) Apple iOS
8 21 (3.37%) Windows Server
8 21 (3.37%) Windows Server 2016
9 20 (3.21%) Android
10 9 (1.44%) Fedora
10 9 (1.44%) Kali Linux
11 8 (1.28%) CoreOS
12 6 (0.96%) zOS
13 3 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.16%) Debian
14 1 (0.16%) Robot Operating System
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (66.99%) DevOps
2 310 (49.68%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
4 152 (24.36%) Software Engineering
5 144 (23.08%) Microservices
6 103 (16.51%) Test Automation
7 94 (15.06%) Infrastructure as Code
8 85 (13.62%) Configuration Management
9 79 (12.66%) Scrum
9 79 (12.66%) TDD
10 64 (10.26%) Mentoring
11 60 (9.62%) OO
12 58 (9.29%) Load Balancing
12 58 (9.29%) Open Source
13 49 (7.85%) Deployment Automation
13 49 (7.85%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 48 (7.69%) SDLC
15 46 (7.37%) MVC
16 45 (7.21%) Computer Science
17 44 (7.05%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 313 (50.16%) Python
2 206 (33.01%) Java
3 179 (28.69%) JavaScript
4 157 (25.16%) SQL
5 102 (16.35%) C#
6 100 (16.03%) Bash Shell
7 96 (15.38%) Ruby
8 77 (12.34%) PowerShell
9 70 (11.22%) PHP
10 60 (9.62%) Go
11 54 (8.65%) C++
12 46 (7.37%) Scala
13 28 (4.49%) TypeScript
14 25 (4.01%) Shell Script
15 22 (3.53%) ES6
15 22 (3.53%) Perl
16 19 (3.04%) C
17 17 (2.72%) Java 8
18 16 (2.56%) Groovy
19 15 (2.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (8.81%) Degree
2 30 (4.81%) Security Cleared
3 27 (4.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 21 (3.37%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.60%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.44%) PhD
7 8 (1.28%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.96%) AWS Certification
8 6 (0.96%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.48%) OCP
10 3 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.48%) SANS
11 2 (0.32%) PMP
11 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.16%) MCIPD
12 1 (0.16%) RHCE
12 1 (0.16%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.25%) QA
2 8 (1.28%) WCAG
3 3 (0.48%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.48%) GDPR
3 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.48%) NIST
4 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 343 (54.97%) Docker
2 21 (3.37%) Active Directory
3 19 (3.04%) vSphere
4 8 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (1.12%) VirtualBox
5 7 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.96%) Firmware
7 3 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.48%) LXC
8 2 (0.32%) Corosync
8 2 (0.32%) DRBD
8 2 (0.32%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (0.32%) HDFS
8 2 (0.32%) NDS
8 2 (0.32%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 2 (0.32%) Postfix
8 2 (0.32%) Xen
9 1 (0.16%) Ceph
9 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.16%) zsh
Systems Management
1 272 (43.59%) Kubernetes
2 222 (35.58%) Ansible
3 179 (28.69%) Puppet
4 173 (27.72%) Terraform
5 111 (17.79%) Opscode Chef
6 58 (9.29%) Packer
7 43 (6.89%) Grafana
8 40 (6.41%) Prometheus
9 33 (5.29%) Docker Swarm
10 31 (4.97%) Graphite
11 29 (4.65%) Consul
12 20 (3.21%) Istio
13 17 (2.72%) Sysdig
14 10 (1.60%) Nessus
15 9 (1.44%) Nmap
16 8 (1.28%) Kibana
16 8 (1.28%) Oozie
17 7 (1.12%) Rancher
18 5 (0.80%) Icinga
18 5 (0.80%) Nagios
Vendors
1 77 (12.34%) Google
2 57 (9.13%) Oracle
3 45 (7.21%) Microsoft
4 32 (5.13%) VMware
5 29 (4.65%) IBM
6 18 (2.88%) Red Hat
7 17 (2.72%) Atlassian
8 14 (2.24%) Dynatrace
8 14 (2.24%) ServiceNow
9 9 (1.44%) Qualys
10 8 (1.28%) Adobe
10 8 (1.28%) Jitterbit
10 8 (1.28%) Splunk
11 7 (1.12%) CA
11 7 (1.12%) CA Agile Central
11 7 (1.12%) HP
11 7 (1.12%) New Relic
11 7 (1.12%) Parasoft
11 7 (1.12%) SaltStack
11 7 (1.12%) SAP