Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitLab
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 271 502 659
Rank change year-on-year +231 +157 +232
Permanent jobs citing GitLab 859 646 524
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.16% 0.52% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.82% 2.73% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 873 581 393
Median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £37,750
90th Percentile £98,750 £98,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +11.11%

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 14,759 23,676 29,970
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.92% 19.17% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 12,058 18,831 24,156
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +226 810 £72,500 +11.54% 179
London +234 526 £80,000 - 82
UK excluding London +151 303 £60,000 +9.09% 106
Work from Home -6 143 £65,000 +4.00% 43
North of England +53 96 £52,500 -4.55% 28
South East +146 76 £70,000 +5.66% 36
North West +45 67 £50,000 -11.39% 16
Midlands +47 43 £48,000 -12.73% 16
South West +52 37 £58,750 +30.56% 7
West Midlands +46 33 £48,500 -11.82% 15
Scotland +43 26 £62,500 +56.25% 6
Yorkshire +50 23 £57,500 +4.55% 7
East of England +88 22 £65,000 +18.18% 8
East Midlands +42 6 £28,252 -52.91% 1
Northern Ireland +16 6 £52,500 +55.56%
North East +13 6 £42,500 -27.66% 5
Wales +34 2 - - 5

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 588 (68.45%) Docker
2 542 (63.10%) AWS
3 517 (60.19%) Python
4 481 (56.00%) Kubernetes
5 473 (55.06%) DevOps
6 464 (54.02%) Agile Software Development
7 365 (42.49%) Linux
8 355 (41.33%) Terraform
9 335 (39.00%) Jenkins
10 294 (34.23%) Microservices
11 282 (32.83%) Software Engineering
12 272 (31.66%) Ansible
13 239 (27.82%) JavaScript
14 228 (26.54%) Java
15 225 (26.19%) Azure
16 217 (25.26%) TDD
17 211 (24.56%) Go
18 206 (23.98%) Scrum
19 191 (22.24%) Git (software)
20 183 (21.30%) Infrastructure as Code
21 180 (20.95%) Finance
22 173 (20.14%) .NET
23 169 (19.67%) Kafka
24 160 (18.63%) GitHub
25 145 (16.88%) .NET Core
26 143 (16.65%) Continuous Integration
27 141 (16.41%) Puppet
28 137 (15.95%) Configuration Management
29 136 (15.83%) Node.js
30 135 (15.72%) Serverless

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 71 (8.27%) Apache
2 46 (5.36%) Confluence
3 42 (4.89%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (2.10%) nginx
5 15 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
6 13 (1.51%) JBoss
7 12 (1.40%) OpenStack
7 12 (1.40%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.05%) IIS
9 7 (0.81%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.58%) Apache Pulsar
10 5 (0.58%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.47%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.47%) CloudStack
11 4 (0.47%) Jupyter
11 4 (0.47%) WordPress
12 3 (0.35%) Jetty
12 3 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.35%) WildFly
13 2 (0.23%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.23%) GIMP
2 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.12%) Figma
Business Applications
1 5 (0.58%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (0.47%) Shopify
3 2 (0.23%) Magento
3 2 (0.23%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 542 (63.10%) AWS
2 225 (26.19%) Azure
3 160 (18.63%) GitHub
4 135 (15.72%) Serverless
5 129 (15.02%) GCP
6 114 (13.27%) Amazon ECS
7 92 (10.71%) AWS Lambda
8 70 (8.15%) AWS CloudFormation
9 58 (6.75%) Amazon EKS
10 52 (6.05%) Amazon EC2
11 47 (5.47%) SaaS
12 44 (5.12%) Apigee
13 43 (5.01%) Amazon S3
14 37 (4.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 36 (4.19%) Cloud Computing
16 32 (3.73%) IaaS
17 31 (3.61%) PaaS
18 28 (3.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 23 (2.68%) OpenShift
20 22 (2.56%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.07%) TCP/IP
2 29 (3.38%) HTTP
3 24 (2.79%) Firewall
4 23 (2.68%) VPN
5 18 (2.10%) DNS
6 15 (1.75%) OpenVPN
7 11 (1.28%) FTP
8 9 (1.05%) DHCP
8 9 (1.05%) SSH
9 7 (0.81%) IPsec
10 6 (0.70%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.58%) VLAN
12 4 (0.47%) Internet
13 3 (0.35%) LAN
13 3 (0.35%) Network Security
13 3 (0.35%) WAN
14 2 (0.23%) Cisco IPT
14 2 (0.23%) Intranet
14 2 (0.23%) MQTT
14 2 (0.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (13.27%) PostgreSQL
2 101 (11.76%) MySQL
3 80 (9.31%) SQL Server
4 59 (6.87%) NoSQL
5 44 (5.12%) Amazon Redshift
6 34 (3.96%) Amazon RDS
7 28 (3.26%) MongoDB
8 26 (3.03%) Redis
9 19 (2.21%) Big Data
10 17 (1.98%) Relational Database
11 15 (1.75%) MariaDB
12 14 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (1.28%) InfluxDB
13 11 (1.28%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.05%) Tableau
15 8 (0.93%) Looker
15 8 (0.93%) Power BI
15 8 (0.93%) Sisense
16 7 (0.81%) BigQuery
17 6 (0.70%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 335 (39.00%) Jenkins
2 191 (22.24%) Git (software)
3 89 (10.36%) Artifactory
4 77 (8.96%) JIRA
5 68 (7.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 54 (6.29%) Bitbucket
7 44 (5.12%) TeamCity
8 32 (3.73%) Maven
9 31 (3.61%) Cucumber
10 27 (3.14%) Sonatype Nexus
11 24 (2.79%) Selenium
12 21 (2.44%) Cypress.io
13 20 (2.33%) Travis CI
14 19 (2.21%) SonarQube
15 17 (1.98%) CircleCI
16 16 (1.86%) Protractor
16 16 (1.86%) TestCafe
17 15 (1.75%) JUnit
17 15 (1.75%) Subversion
18 11 (1.28%) Mockito
General
1 180 (20.95%) Finance
2 77 (8.96%) Banking
3 46 (5.36%) Public Sector
4 23 (2.68%) Back Office
5 19 (2.21%) Manufacturing
6 18 (2.10%) Advertising
7 17 (1.98%) Marketing
7 17 (1.98%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.75%) Electronics
9 14 (1.63%) Law
10 13 (1.51%) Games
11 12 (1.40%) Brand Awareness
12 10 (1.16%) Retail
13 9 (1.05%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.81%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.58%) Front Office
16 4 (0.47%) Publishing
17 3 (0.35%) Local Government
18 2 (0.23%) Billing
18 2 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 313 (36.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 189 (22.00%) Software Engineer
3 160 (18.63%) AWS Engineer
4 158 (18.39%) Developer
5 101 (11.76%) AWS DevOps
6 99 (11.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 98 (11.41%) Senior DevOps
8 95 (11.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 76 (8.85%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 58 (6.75%) Site Engineer
11 54 (6.29%) Senior Software Engineer
12 52 (6.05%) Platform Engineer
13 51 (5.94%) .NET Software Engineer
14 46 (5.36%) Java Developer
15 41 (4.77%) Java Engineer
16 36 (4.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 31 (3.61%) Cloud Engineer
17 31 (3.61%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 30 (3.49%) AWS Developer
18 30 (3.49%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (20.14%) .NET
2 169 (19.67%) Kafka
3 145 (16.88%) .NET Core
4 136 (15.83%) Node.js
5 133 (15.48%) React
6 125 (14.55%) .NET Framework
7 86 (10.01%) Web Services
8 69 (8.03%) Elastic Stack
9 53 (6.17%) HTML
9 53 (6.17%) Svelte
10 52 (6.05%) RESTful
11 51 (5.94%) OAuth
11 51 (5.94%) REST
12 47 (5.47%) gRPC
13 45 (5.24%) CSS
14 43 (5.01%) Swagger
15 41 (4.77%) RabbitMQ
16 35 (4.07%) Spring
17 29 (3.38%) JSON
18 28 (3.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.45%) Greenfield Project
2 49 (5.70%) Hedge funds
3 46 (5.36%) Cloud Native
4 43 (5.01%) Public Cloud
5 31 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (3.49%) Data Structures
7 25 (2.91%) Linux Command Line
8 21 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 20 (2.33%) Algorithms
9 20 (2.33%) Mobile App
10 19 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 18 (2.10%) Private Cloud
12 14 (1.63%) Management Information System
12 14 (1.63%) User Experience
13 13 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
14 12 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (1.28%) Blog
16 9 (1.05%) Data Centre
16 9 (1.05%) Derivative
17 8 (0.93%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 365 (42.49%) Linux
2 93 (10.83%) Unix
3 90 (10.48%) Windows
4 44 (5.12%) CentOS
5 39 (4.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (3.03%) Ubuntu
7 20 (2.33%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.93%) Android
9 7 (0.81%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.81%) CoreOS
9 7 (0.81%) zOS
10 5 (0.58%) Debian
10 5 (0.58%) Kali Linux
11 3 (0.35%) Fedora
11 3 (0.35%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.23%) SUSE
12 2 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 473 (55.06%) DevOps
2 464 (54.02%) Agile Software Development
3 294 (34.23%) Microservices
4 282 (32.83%) Software Engineering
5 217 (25.26%) TDD
6 206 (23.98%) Scrum
7 183 (21.30%) Infrastructure as Code
8 143 (16.65%) Continuous Integration
9 137 (15.95%) Configuration Management
10 117 (13.62%) Test Automation
11 103 (11.99%) SOLID
12 100 (11.64%) Open Source
13 98 (11.41%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
14 97 (11.29%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 73 (8.50%) Deployment Automation
16 68 (7.92%) Fintech
17 64 (7.45%) Mentoring
18 63 (7.33%) Asset Management
19 61 (7.10%) Continuous Delivery
20 58 (6.75%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 517 (60.19%) Python
2 239 (27.82%) JavaScript
3 228 (26.54%) Java
4 211 (24.56%) Go
5 126 (14.67%) SQL
6 116 (13.50%) Bash Shell
7 67 (7.80%) Ruby
8 59 (6.87%) C#
8 59 (6.87%) PowerShell
9 55 (6.40%) PHP
10 49 (5.70%) TypeScript
11 27 (3.14%) Perl
12 26 (3.03%) C++
13 25 (2.91%) C
14 15 (1.75%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.16%) Groovy
16 8 (0.93%) Java 8
17 7 (0.81%) ES6
17 7 (0.81%) Scala
18 6 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 130 (15.13%) Security Cleared
2 116 (13.50%) SC Cleared
3 68 (7.92%) Degree
4 30 (3.49%) AWS Certification
4 30 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (1.63%) Sun Certification
6 9 (1.05%) PhD
7 8 (0.93%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.35%) RHCE
8 3 (0.35%) RHCSA
9 2 (0.23%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.12%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.12%) CCSP
10 1 (0.12%) CISA
10 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.12%) CISM
10 1 (0.12%) CRISC
10 1 (0.12%) RHCA
10 1 (0.12%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (6.17%) QA
2 10 (1.16%) GDPR
3 6 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.47%) PSD2
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.12%) SLA
6 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 588 (68.45%) Docker
2 31 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.63%) vSphere
4 11 (1.28%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.58%) Postfix
6 5 (0.58%) Xen
7 4 (0.47%) Ceph
7 4 (0.47%) KVM
7 4 (0.47%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.35%) NDS
8 3 (0.35%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.12%) Firmware
9 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 481 (56.00%) Kubernetes
2 355 (41.33%) Terraform
3 272 (31.66%) Ansible
4 141 (16.41%) Puppet
5 116 (13.50%) Prometheus
6 97 (11.29%) Opscode Chef
7 90 (10.48%) Grafana
8 31 (3.61%) Nagios
9 28 (3.26%) Istio
10 26 (3.03%) Packer
11 21 (2.44%) Graphite
12 20 (2.33%) Consul
13 19 (2.21%) Graylog
14 16 (1.86%) CFEngine
15 14 (1.63%) ZABBIX
16 13 (1.51%) Docker Swarm
16 13 (1.51%) Kibana
17 11 (1.28%) logstash
18 10 (1.16%) Opsgenie
19 7 (0.81%) Icinga
Vendors
1 97 (11.29%) Google
2 67 (7.80%) Oracle
3 61 (7.10%) VMware
4 50 (5.82%) Microsoft
5 40 (4.66%) IBM
6 26 (3.03%) Atlassian
7 17 (1.98%) Dynatrace
7 17 (1.98%) SAP
7 17 (1.98%) Splunk
8 14 (1.63%) Red Hat
9 13 (1.51%) AppDynamics
10 12 (1.40%) Cisco
11 9 (1.05%) Apple
11 9 (1.05%) ServiceNow
12 8 (0.93%) Databricks
13 7 (0.81%) New Relic
13 7 (0.81%) SaltStack
14 6 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
15 5 (0.58%) Lets Encrypt
15 5 (0.58%) Qualys