Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitLab
UK
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 257 369 517
Rank change year-on-year +112 +148 +277
Permanent jobs citing GitLab 1,512 533 758
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.33% 0.79% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.34% 3.96% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 883 416 547
10th Percentile £39,181 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £51,250 £47,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
75th Percentile £85,000 £93,125 £85,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £118,750 £96,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £53,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.48% +12.63% -9.52%

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 23,837 13,461 27,884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.03% 19.99% 19.34%
Number of salaries quoted 15,361 10,908 22,331
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +120 1,389 £65,000 -7.14% 269
London +64 777 £77,500 +3.33% 121
UK excluding London +107 636 £57,500 +7.48% 158
Work from Home -11 371 £65,000 +21.50% 43
North of England +63 205 £54,000 +10.77% 57
South East +21 148 £60,000 -2.64% 27
Midlands -15 97 £60,000 +14.29% 25
South West -4 94 £60,000 -4.00% 14
Yorkshire +12 93 £60,000 +9.09% 17
North West +4 88 £54,000 +20.00% 35
West Midlands -38 62 £55,000 +10.00% 18
East of England -15 53 £51,000 -27.14% 18
East Midlands -18 33 £65,000 +8.33% 7
Scotland -66 30 £62,250 +16.36% 10
North East -8 24 £54,000 +20.00% 5
Wales -14 10 £60,700 +27.79% 6
Northern Ireland -30 2 £38,750 - 1

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 1,004 (66.40%) AWS
2 846 (55.95%) Kubernetes
3 811 (53.64%) Docker
4 769 (50.86%) Python
5 745 (49.27%) DevOps
6 737 (48.74%) Agile Software Development
7 628 (41.53%) Terraform
8 519 (34.33%) Software Engineering
9 509 (33.66%) Linux
10 495 (32.74%) Azure
11 494 (32.67%) Jenkins
12 476 (31.48%) Git (software)
13 452 (29.89%) Java
14 416 (27.51%) Microservices
15 394 (26.06%) JavaScript
16 370 (24.47%) React
16 370 (24.47%) Infrastructure as Code
17 337 (22.29%) GCP
18 325 (21.49%) Social Skills
19 323 (21.36%) Ansible
20 309 (20.44%) Test Automation
21 299 (19.78%) TDD
22 293 (19.38%) Finance
23 277 (18.32%) Continuous Integration
24 274 (18.12%) Serverless
25 255 (16.87%) GitHub
26 249 (16.47%) Go
27 247 (16.34%) REST
27 247 (16.34%) Node.js
28 241 (15.94%) 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 81 (5.36%) Confluence
2 72 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 42 (2.78%) nginx
4 31 (2.05%) Apache
4 31 (2.05%) Apache Spark
5 27 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
6 21 (1.39%) Jupyter
7 15 (0.99%) CMS
8 13 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
9 12 (0.79%) Apache Pulsar
10 11 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 11 (0.73%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.66%) OpenStack
12 8 (0.53%) JBoss
12 8 (0.53%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.46%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.40%) GlassFish
15 5 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
15 5 (0.33%) Apache Solr
16 4 (0.26%) Magnolia
Applications
1 18 (1.19%) Figma
2 14 (0.93%) Sketch
3 10 (0.66%) Adobe XD
3 10 (0.66%) InVision
3 10 (0.66%) Marvel
4 9 (0.60%) Chatbot
5 4 (0.26%) Zeplin
6 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (0.60%) Shopify
3 7 (0.46%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 4 (0.26%) Magento
4 4 (0.26%) Sentinel
4 4 (0.26%) Summit
5 1 (0.066%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1,004 (66.40%) AWS
2 495 (32.74%) Azure
3 337 (22.29%) GCP
4 274 (18.12%) Serverless
5 255 (16.87%) GitHub
6 167 (11.04%) AWS CloudFormation
7 164 (10.85%) SaaS
8 120 (7.94%) Amazon EKS
9 108 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
10 100 (6.61%) Amazon ECS
11 93 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
11 93 (6.15%) PaaS
12 77 (5.09%) Amazon S3
13 60 (3.97%) IaaS
14 55 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
15 53 (3.51%) Slack
16 49 (3.24%) Amazon SQS
17 41 (2.71%) OpenShift
18 40 (2.65%) Amazon Cognito
19 39 (2.58%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 94 (6.22%) HTTP
2 46 (3.04%) Firewall
3 41 (2.71%) TCP/IP
4 28 (1.85%) VPN
5 25 (1.65%) Broadband
6 21 (1.39%) DNS
7 14 (0.93%) LAN
7 14 (0.93%) WAN
8 11 (0.73%) IPv4
9 10 (0.66%) SSL
10 8 (0.53%) SD-WAN
11 7 (0.46%) SAN
11 7 (0.46%) VSAN
12 5 (0.33%) Internet
12 5 (0.33%) SSH
12 5 (0.33%) Wireless
13 4 (0.26%) 5G
13 4 (0.26%) 802.11
13 4 (0.26%) FTP
13 4 (0.26%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (15.54%) PostgreSQL
2 176 (11.64%) MySQL
3 163 (10.78%) NoSQL
4 114 (7.54%) Redis
5 99 (6.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 84 (5.56%) MongoDB
7 75 (4.96%) Amazon RDS
8 66 (4.37%) Amazon Redshift
9 55 (3.64%) Amazon Aurora
10 54 (3.57%) SQL Server
11 37 (2.45%) Relational Database
12 35 (2.31%) Presto
13 26 (1.72%) BigQuery
14 21 (1.39%) Big Data
15 15 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (0.79%) InfluxDB
17 11 (0.73%) Hazelcast
17 11 (0.73%) MariaDB
18 8 (0.53%) Hadoop
18 8 (0.53%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 494 (32.67%) Jenkins
2 476 (31.48%) Git (software)
3 196 (12.96%) JIRA
4 101 (6.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 100 (6.61%) Bitbucket
5 100 (6.61%) Selenium
6 92 (6.08%) Artifactory
7 80 (5.29%) Maven
8 73 (4.83%) Cypress.io
9 71 (4.70%) CircleCI
10 70 (4.63%) Cucumber
11 53 (3.51%) JUnit
12 44 (2.91%) TeamCity
13 43 (2.84%) Eclipse
14 42 (2.78%) Postman
14 42 (2.78%) webpack
15 39 (2.58%) Sonatype Nexus
16 38 (2.51%) GCC
17 37 (2.45%) Rational DOORS
18 34 (2.25%) PyCharm
General
1 325 (21.49%) Social Skills
2 293 (19.38%) Finance
3 112 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 81 (5.36%) Public Sector
5 78 (5.16%) Retail
6 62 (4.10%) Banking
7 60 (3.97%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 48 (3.17%) Games
9 43 (2.84%) Marketing
10 39 (2.58%) Law
11 24 (1.59%) Publishing
12 22 (1.46%) Telecoms
13 19 (1.26%) Wearables
14 17 (1.12%) Advertising
15 16 (1.06%) Automotive
16 13 (0.86%) Presentation Skills
17 12 (0.79%) Investment Banking
18 9 (0.60%) Financial Institution
19 8 (0.53%) Avionics
20 6 (0.40%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 452 (29.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 393 (25.99%) Developer
3 233 (15.41%) Software Engineer
4 150 (9.92%) AWS Engineer
5 130 (8.60%) Senior DevOps
6 126 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 96 (6.35%) Platform Engineer
8 92 (6.08%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 90 (5.95%) AWS DevOps
10 89 (5.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 89 (5.89%) Senior Developer
10 89 (5.89%) Site Engineer
11 77 (5.09%) Cloud Engineer
12 75 (4.96%) Python Engineer
13 69 (4.56%) Full Stack Developer
14 68 (4.50%) Java Engineer
15 64 (4.23%) Software Developer
16 57 (3.77%) Java Developer
17 48 (3.17%) Java Software Engineer
18 41 (2.71%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 370 (24.47%) React
2 247 (16.34%) Node.js
2 247 (16.34%) REST
3 203 (13.43%) Web Services
4 159 (10.52%) AngularJS
5 157 (10.38%) CSS
6 148 (9.79%) HTML
7 141 (9.33%) Kafka
8 126 (8.33%) RESTful
9 124 (8.20%) Spring
10 106 (7.01%) .NET
11 103 (6.81%) GraphQL
12 102 (6.75%) Redux
13 86 (5.69%) RabbitMQ
14 81 (5.36%) Vue.js
15 78 (5.16%) .NET Core
16 74 (4.89%) Jest
17 70 (4.63%) Elastic Stack
18 69 (4.56%) Django
19 65 (4.30%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 121 (8.00%) Public Cloud
2 111 (7.34%) User Experience
3 107 (7.08%) Hybrid Cloud
4 83 (5.49%) Algorithms
5 82 (5.42%) Greenfield Project
6 80 (5.29%) Cloud Native
7 68 (4.50%) Virtual Team
8 49 (3.24%) Mobile App
9 43 (2.84%) NHS
10 40 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
11 28 (1.85%) iPad
12 27 (1.79%) Social Media
13 26 (1.72%) Data Centre
14 25 (1.65%) Data Structures
15 22 (1.46%) Private Cloud
16 21 (1.39%) Online Games
17 20 (1.32%) Blog
18 18 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
19 17 (1.12%) Smartphone
20 15 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 509 (33.66%) Linux
2 130 (8.60%) Windows
3 129 (8.53%) Unix
4 45 (2.98%) Apple iOS
5 38 (2.51%) CentOS
6 36 (2.38%) Android
7 34 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (1.65%) Windows Server
9 18 (1.19%) Ubuntu
10 13 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
11 9 (0.60%) CoreOS
11 9 (0.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 7 (0.46%) VMS
13 6 (0.40%) Debian
14 5 (0.33%) zOS
15 4 (0.26%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.20%) Fedora
16 3 (0.20%) Robot Operating System
17 2 (0.13%) Windows 10
17 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 745 (49.27%) DevOps
2 737 (48.74%) Agile Software Development
3 519 (34.33%) Software Engineering
4 416 (27.51%) Microservices
5 370 (24.47%) Infrastructure as Code
6 309 (20.44%) Test Automation
7 299 (19.78%) TDD
8 277 (18.32%) Continuous Integration
9 241 (15.94%) Problem-Solving
10 226 (14.95%) Scrum
11 216 (14.29%) Mentoring
12 210 (13.89%) Configuration Management
13 198 (13.10%) Full Stack Development
14 181 (11.97%) Deployment Automation
15 178 (11.77%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 165 (10.91%) BDD
17 152 (10.05%) Computer Science
18 140 (9.26%) Front End Development
19 119 (7.87%) Pair Programming
20 115 (7.61%) Observability
Programming Languages
1 769 (50.86%) Python
2 452 (29.89%) Java
3 394 (26.06%) JavaScript
4 249 (16.47%) Go
5 180 (11.90%) SQL
6 164 (10.85%) Bash Shell
7 143 (9.46%) TypeScript
8 136 (8.99%) C#
9 126 (8.33%) PowerShell
10 123 (8.13%) C
11 114 (7.54%) PHP
12 104 (6.88%) Ruby
13 64 (4.23%) Perl
14 58 (3.84%) Java 8
15 53 (3.51%) Kotlin
15 53 (3.51%) Shell Script
16 48 (3.17%) C++
17 28 (1.85%) Groovy
18 23 (1.52%) Java 11
18 23 (1.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 205 (13.56%) Security Cleared
2 198 (13.10%) Degree
3 165 (10.91%) SC Cleared
4 50 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 45 (2.98%) AWS Certification
6 23 (1.52%) PhD
7 15 (0.99%) Numerate Degree
8 13 (0.86%) RHCE
8 13 (0.86%) RHCSA
9 12 (0.79%) DV Cleared
10 8 (0.53%) Master's Degree
11 6 (0.40%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.13%) CISSP
13 2 (0.13%) CSSLP
13 2 (0.13%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.066%) BPSS Clearance
14 1 (0.066%) CCNA
14 1 (0.066%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (6.22%) QA
2 37 (2.45%) ECSS
2 37 (2.45%) MISRA
2 37 (2.45%) MISRA C
3 29 (1.92%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.99%) Accessibility
5 10 (0.66%) SLA
6 6 (0.40%) WAI
7 2 (0.13%) GDPR
7 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.066%) PSD2
8 1 (0.066%) SEPA
System Software
1 811 (53.64%) Docker
2 44 (2.91%) Active Directory
3 27 (1.79%) NDS
3 27 (1.79%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 26 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (1.06%) vSphere
7 11 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
8 10 (0.66%) Ceph
9 9 (0.60%) KVM
9 9 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.40%) Varnish
11 5 (0.33%) Hyper-V
12 4 (0.26%) Firmware
12 4 (0.26%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.26%) Xen
13 2 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.13%) zsh
14 1 (0.066%) HDFS
14 1 (0.066%) NFS
Systems Management
1 846 (55.95%) Kubernetes
2 628 (41.53%) Terraform
3 323 (21.36%) Ansible
4 217 (14.35%) Puppet
5 211 (13.96%) Prometheus
6 188 (12.43%) Opscode Chef
7 171 (11.31%) Grafana
8 163 (10.78%) Istio
9 46 (3.04%) Graphite
10 35 (2.31%) Graylog
11 34 (2.25%) Packer
12 33 (2.18%) CFEngine
13 28 (1.85%) Opsgenie
14 27 (1.79%) Consul
14 27 (1.79%) NetIQ Identity Manager
15 25 (1.65%) Docker Swarm
16 18 (1.19%) Nagios
17 15 (0.99%) Kibana
18 14 (0.93%) ZABBIX
19 13 (0.86%) Mesos
Vendors
1 201 (13.29%) Google
2 106 (7.01%) Microsoft
3 84 (5.56%) Oracle
4 79 (5.22%) IBM
5 54 (3.57%) VMware
6 39 (2.58%) Splunk
7 34 (2.25%) Atlassian
8 32 (2.12%) Red Hat
9 27 (1.79%) ForgeRock
9 27 (1.79%) NetIQ
10 25 (1.65%) AppDynamics
11 19 (1.26%) LexisNexis
12 15 (0.99%) Apple
12 15 (0.99%) Dynatrace
13 12 (0.79%) MuleSoft
14 11 (0.73%) Adobe
14 11 (0.73%) Alibaba
15 10 (0.66%) BT
15 10 (0.66%) Dell
15 10 (0.66%) SAP