Period
to 15 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Gradle skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Gradle over the 6 months to 15 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gradle
UK
6 months to
15 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 508 582 448
Rank change year-on-year +74 -134 +58
Permanent jobs citing Gradle 373 423 1,002
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.38% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.25% 1.94% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 286 319 820
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,819 £37,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
75th Percentile £87,188 £80,625 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -4.76%

Gradle 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 16,559 21,812 29,644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.80% 19.40% 19.91%
Number of salaries quoted 13,141 17,398 23,739
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Gradle
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Gradle as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Gradle in the UK

Gradle
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Gradle.

Salary trend for Gradle in the UK

Gradle
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Gradle over the 6 months to 15 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Gradle in the UK

Gradle
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Gradle within the UK over the 6 months to 15 April 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 +72 333 £66,250 +8.16% 66
London +84 190 £80,000 - 41
UK excluding London +68 166 £52,500 -4.55% 34
Work from Home -64 99 £62,500 +2.04% 22
South East +76 48 £62,500 +4.17% 8
North of England +35 36 £67,500 +28.57% 7
North West +21 27 £67,500 +28.57% 5
Midlands +37 25 £50,000 -14.89% 9
Scotland +8 20 £50,000 -9.09% 5
South West +20 17 £50,750 +1.50% 1
West Midlands +33 16 £50,000 - 5
East of England +29 13 £52,500 -4.55%
East Midlands +25 9 £50,000 -16.67% 4
Yorkshire +13 7 £67,500 +8.00% 2
Northern Ireland +4 5 £31,000 -34.04% 3
Wales +35 2 £65,000 +62.50% 1
North East - 2 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 April 2021, IT jobs citing Gradle 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 Gradle.

1 302 (80.97%) Java
2 240 (64.34%) Agile Software Development
3 212 (56.84%) Maven
4 209 (56.03%) Docker
5 207 (55.50%) Jenkins
6 182 (48.79%) Git (software)
7 180 (48.26%) Kubernetes
8 167 (44.77%) Spring
9 165 (44.24%) Microservices
10 149 (39.95%) DevOps
11 144 (38.61%) JavaScript
12 128 (34.32%) SQL
13 127 (34.05%) Finance
14 125 (33.51%) AWS
15 117 (31.37%) TDD
16 107 (28.69%) Spring Boot
17 105 (28.15%) Scrum
18 100 (26.81%) Problem-Solving
19 97 (26.01%) Kafka
20 96 (25.74%) Degree
21 92 (24.66%) PostgreSQL
22 87 (23.32%) HTML
23 83 (22.25%) Banking
23 83 (22.25%) Software Engineering
24 82 (21.98%) CSS
25 81 (21.72%) AngularJS
26 80 (21.45%) Linux
27 76 (20.38%) Continuous Integration
27 76 (20.38%) REST
28 75 (20.11%) Azure

Gradle
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 55 (14.75%) Confluence
2 42 (11.26%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (5.90%) Apache Spark
4 21 (5.63%) Tomcat
5 20 (5.36%) GemFire
6 15 (4.02%) Apache
7 12 (3.22%) Cloud Foundry
8 11 (2.95%) nginx
8 11 (2.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (2.68%) OpenStack
10 7 (1.88%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.88%) CloudStack
10 7 (1.88%) IIS
11 5 (1.34%) Apache Pulsar
12 1 (0.27%) Apache TomEE
12 1 (0.27%) Camunda
12 1 (0.27%) DNN
12 1 (0.27%) JBoss
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (5.90%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.95%) InVision
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 125 (33.51%) AWS
2 75 (20.11%) Azure
3 44 (11.80%) GitHub
4 43 (11.53%) GCP
4 43 (11.53%) SaaS
5 37 (9.92%) PaaS
6 30 (8.04%) Serverless
7 29 (7.77%) IaaS
8 22 (5.90%) AWS CloudFormation
9 19 (5.09%) OpenShift
10 18 (4.83%) Amazon ECS
11 17 (4.56%) Azure Active Directory
11 17 (4.56%) Azure Data Factory
11 17 (4.56%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 16 (4.29%) npm
13 11 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (2.95%) Amazon EKS
13 11 (2.95%) Amazon S3
14 10 (2.68%) AWS Lambda
15 8 (2.14%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.51%) Firewall
2 17 (4.56%) DMZ
3 11 (2.95%) DNS
4 9 (2.41%) HTTP
5 7 (1.88%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.88%) VLAN
6 5 (1.34%) Calico
7 4 (1.07%) Internet
8 2 (0.54%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (24.66%) PostgreSQL
2 45 (12.06%) MongoDB
3 43 (11.53%) MySQL
4 40 (10.72%) Relational Database
5 28 (7.51%) Redis
6 23 (6.17%) NoSQL
7 22 (5.90%) Couchbase
8 21 (5.63%) Hadoop
9 20 (5.36%) MariaDB
10 18 (4.83%) Big Data
11 17 (4.56%) Azure SQL Database
12 16 (4.29%) SQL Server
13 13 (3.49%) HBase
14 12 (3.22%) RDBMS
15 9 (2.41%) Flink
16 7 (1.88%) Hazelcast
16 7 (1.88%) Oracle Database
17 5 (1.34%) NewSQL
18 4 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
18 4 (1.07%) DB2
Development Applications
1 212 (56.84%) Maven
2 207 (55.50%) Jenkins
3 182 (48.79%) Git (software)
4 71 (19.03%) JIRA
5 63 (16.89%) JUnit
6 53 (14.21%) Cucumber
7 44 (11.80%) IntelliJ
8 42 (11.26%) Mockito
9 41 (10.99%) Bitbucket
10 33 (8.85%) Artifactory
11 31 (8.31%) Selenium
12 29 (7.77%) Sonatype Nexus
13 26 (6.97%) Ant
14 22 (5.90%) Mocha
15 21 (5.63%) TeamCity
16 20 (5.36%) Protractor
17 19 (5.09%) Eclipse
17 19 (5.09%) Vagrant
18 18 (4.83%) Cypress.io
19 16 (4.29%) SonarQube
General
1 127 (34.05%) Finance
2 83 (22.25%) Banking
3 20 (5.36%) Games
4 18 (4.83%) Billing
4 18 (4.83%) Law
5 14 (3.75%) Retail
6 9 (2.41%) Automotive
7 6 (1.61%) Public Sector
8 4 (1.07%) Marketing
9 3 (0.80%) Electronics
9 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.80%) Publishing
9 3 (0.80%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.80%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.54%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.54%) French Language
10 2 (0.54%) German Language
10 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 208 (55.76%) Developer
2 144 (38.61%) Java Developer
3 72 (19.30%) Senior Developer
4 59 (15.82%) Senior Java Developer
5 53 (14.21%) Software Engineer
6 41 (10.99%) DevOps Engineer
7 35 (9.38%) Java Engineer
8 23 (6.17%) Java Software Engineer
9 21 (5.63%) Backend Developer
10 19 (5.09%) Cloud Engineer
11 17 (4.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 15 (4.02%) Full Stack Developer
13 12 (3.22%) Android Developer
13 12 (3.22%) JavaScript Developer
13 12 (3.22%) Senior Software Engineer
14 11 (2.95%) Lead Developer
14 11 (2.95%) Principal Developer
15 10 (2.68%) Architect
15 10 (2.68%) Senior Backend Developer
15 10 (2.68%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (44.77%) Spring
2 107 (28.69%) Spring Boot
3 97 (26.01%) Kafka
4 87 (23.32%) HTML
5 82 (21.98%) CSS
6 81 (21.72%) AngularJS
7 76 (20.38%) REST
8 71 (19.03%) Node.js
8 71 (19.03%) React
9 48 (12.87%) RESTful
10 45 (12.06%) Hibernate
11 41 (10.99%) JSON
12 35 (9.38%) SOAP
12 35 (9.38%) Web Services
13 26 (6.97%) gRPC
14 21 (5.63%) Vue.js
15 20 (5.36%) JSP
16 19 (5.09%) XML
17 18 (4.83%) HTML5
17 18 (4.83%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.46%) Self-Motivation
2 36 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (7.51%) N-Tier
3 28 (7.51%) User Experience
4 27 (7.24%) Mobile Banking
5 18 (4.83%) Mobile App
6 16 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (4.02%) Cloud Native
8 14 (3.75%) e-Learning
9 13 (3.49%) Linux Command Line
9 13 (3.49%) Mobile Payment
9 13 (3.49%) Private Cloud
10 12 (3.22%) Hybrid Cloud
11 10 (2.68%) Data Centre
12 8 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (1.61%) iPad
14 4 (1.07%) Algorithms
14 4 (1.07%) Arduino
14 4 (1.07%) Clustering
14 4 (1.07%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 80 (21.45%) Linux
2 34 (9.12%) Android
3 31 (8.31%) Unix
4 28 (7.51%) Windows
5 17 (4.56%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.80%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (0.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (64.34%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (44.24%) Microservices
3 149 (39.95%) DevOps
4 117 (31.37%) TDD
5 105 (28.15%) Scrum
6 100 (26.81%) Problem-Solving
7 83 (22.25%) Software Engineering
8 76 (20.38%) Continuous Integration
9 70 (18.77%) Test Automation
10 68 (18.23%) Computer Science
11 56 (15.01%) Mentoring
12 50 (13.40%) Unit Testing
13 49 (13.14%) Fintech
14 41 (10.99%) ITIL
15 38 (10.19%) BDD
16 36 (9.65%) Configuration Management
17 31 (8.31%) Analytics
17 31 (8.31%) Non-Functional Testing
18 29 (7.77%) SDLC
19 28 (7.51%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 302 (80.97%) Java
2 144 (38.61%) JavaScript
3 128 (34.32%) SQL
4 67 (17.96%) Java 8
5 57 (15.28%) Python
6 48 (12.87%) Groovy
7 40 (10.72%) Kotlin
8 32 (8.58%) PowerShell
9 29 (7.77%) TypeScript
10 26 (6.97%) Bash Shell
11 15 (4.02%) PL/SQL
12 13 (3.49%) Shell Script
13 12 (3.22%) Apple Swift
14 9 (2.41%) Ruby
15 8 (2.14%) Go
15 8 (2.14%) Objective-C
16 7 (1.88%) C#
16 7 (1.88%) ES6
17 6 (1.61%) C++
18 5 (1.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 96 (25.74%) Degree
2 22 (5.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 19 (5.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (4.83%) OCP
4 18 (4.83%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (2.14%) AWS Certification
6 5 (1.34%) DBS Check
6 5 (1.34%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.34%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.80%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.80%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (0.54%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.36%) QA
2 5 (1.34%) SLA
3 2 (0.54%) EMIR
3 2 (0.54%) MiFID
4 1 (0.27%) NCSC
4 1 (0.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 209 (56.03%) Docker
2 22 (5.90%) Virtual Machines
3 20 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (4.56%) Active Directory
5 13 (3.49%) HDFS
6 7 (1.88%) KVM
7 6 (1.61%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 180 (48.26%) Kubernetes
2 74 (19.84%) Ansible
3 68 (18.23%) Terraform
4 47 (12.60%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (9.12%) Puppet
6 21 (5.63%) Prometheus
7 16 (4.29%) Packer
8 12 (3.22%) Grafana
9 7 (1.88%) Istio
9 7 (1.88%) Nagios
10 6 (1.61%) Kibana
11 5 (1.34%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.80%) logstash
12 3 (0.80%) Salt
13 2 (0.54%) Docker Swarm
14 1 (0.27%) Consul
14 1 (0.27%) Graphite
14 1 (0.27%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 42 (11.26%) Oracle
2 34 (9.12%) Microsoft
3 26 (6.97%) Google
4 25 (6.70%) IBM
5 23 (6.17%) VMware
6 14 (3.75%) Aquila
7 13 (3.49%) Okta
8 12 (3.22%) Atlassian
9 9 (2.41%) Guidewire
9 9 (2.41%) SaltStack
10 8 (2.14%) Cisco
10 8 (2.14%) Splunk
11 6 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.34%) New Relic
12 5 (1.34%) PayPal
13 4 (1.07%) SolarWinds
13 4 (1.07%) Sybase
14 3 (0.80%) AppDynamics
14 3 (0.80%) SAP
14 3 (0.80%) Veracode