Period
to 29 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for GraphQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GraphQL over the 6 months to 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GraphQL
UK
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 308 551 902
Rank change year-on-year +243 +351 +208
Permanent jobs citing GraphQL 481 630 271
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.97% 0.46% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 1.21% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 452 565 258
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £40,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £94,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -7.69%

GraphQL is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 21,795 52,061 65,825
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.82% 37.80% 39.95%
Number of salaries quoted 18,603 42,929 54,350
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,050
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +5.67% +4.10%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

GraphQL
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for GraphQL in the UK

GraphQL
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for GraphQL in the UK

GraphQL
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing GraphQL over the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

Salary histogram for GraphQL in the UK

GraphQL
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GraphQL within the UK over the 6 months to 29 October 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 +250 465 £65,000 +4.00% 152
London +207 281 £70,000 -6.67% 100
UK excluding London +228 193 £50,000 -4.76% 63
Work from Home +41 70 £64,867 +17.94% 29
North of England +120 57 £50,000 -9.09% 23
South West +128 45 £50,000 -9.09% 9
Midlands +133 33 £52,500 +10.53% 2
East of England +154 26 £37,500 -26.83% 5
North West +72 22 £50,000 -20.00% 12
North East - 21 £55,000 - 5
South East +167 20 £57,500 +9.52% 13
West Midlands +109 18 £52,500 -
East Midlands +90 15 £55,000 +15.79% 2
Yorkshire +119 14 £50,000 - 6
Scotland +86 9 £65,000 +62.50% 7
Northern Ireland - 4 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, IT jobs citing GraphQL 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 GraphQL.

1 283 (58.84%) JavaScript
2 224 (46.57%) React
3 213 (44.28%) Node.js
4 207 (43.04%) Agile Software Development
5 168 (34.93%) TypeScript
6 136 (28.27%) AWS
7 135 (28.07%) Python
8 133 (27.65%) Microservices
9 121 (25.16%) Docker
10 118 (24.53%) REST
11 96 (19.96%) TDD
12 94 (19.54%) CSS
13 93 (19.33%) Software Engineering
14 88 (18.30%) Git (software)
14 88 (18.30%) DevOps
15 87 (18.09%) Redux
15 87 (18.09%) HTML
15 87 (18.09%) Java
16 80 (16.63%) Kubernetes
17 79 (16.42%) Finance
18 74 (15.38%) Serverless
19 69 (14.35%) React Native
19 69 (14.35%) PostgreSQL
20 68 (14.14%) SQL
21 66 (13.72%) AWS Lambda
21 66 (13.72%) MongoDB
22 65 (13.51%) Front End Development
23 62 (12.89%) Fintech
24 60 (12.47%) Scrum
25 54 (11.23%) AngularJS

GraphQL
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 19 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (3.74%) CMS
3 11 (2.29%) Apache Spark
3 11 (2.29%) Headless CMS
4 9 (1.87%) Apache
4 9 (1.87%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (1.46%) nginx
5 7 (1.46%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.62%) Drupal
7 2 (0.42%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.42%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.21%) Confluence
8 1 (0.21%) EPiServer
Applications
1 4 (0.83%) Figma
2 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.21%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (0.83%) Eikon
1 4 (0.83%) Magento
2 2 (0.42%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 136 (28.27%) AWS
2 74 (15.38%) Serverless
3 66 (13.72%) AWS Lambda
4 52 (10.81%) GCP
5 51 (10.60%) Azure
6 32 (6.65%) GitHub
7 30 (6.24%) SaaS
8 23 (4.78%) Amazon ECS
9 13 (2.70%) Amazon S3
10 11 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (2.29%) Azure Functions
10 11 (2.29%) Firebase
11 10 (2.08%) Amazon Kinesis
11 10 (2.08%) OpenShift
12 8 (1.66%) Slack
13 7 (1.46%) Amazon EKS
14 6 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (1.25%) DigitalOcean
14 6 (1.25%) npm
15 5 (1.04%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.46%) HTTP
2 5 (1.04%) Internet
3 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (14.35%) PostgreSQL
2 66 (13.72%) MongoDB
3 48 (9.98%) MySQL
4 46 (9.56%) NoSQL
5 25 (5.20%) Relational Database
6 16 (3.33%) SQL Server
7 13 (2.70%) Amazon Aurora
8 11 (2.29%) Amazon Redshift
8 11 (2.29%) RDBMS
9 10 (2.08%) Big Data
10 8 (1.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 8 (1.66%) Redis
11 7 (1.46%) BigQuery
11 7 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.46%) Flink
11 7 (1.46%) Snowflake Schema
12 5 (1.04%) Blockchain
13 4 (0.83%) HBase
13 4 (0.83%) JasperReports
13 4 (0.83%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 88 (18.30%) Git (software)
2 43 (8.94%) webpack
3 17 (3.53%) Babel
4 14 (2.91%) Bitbucket
5 13 (2.70%) Cypress.io
6 11 (2.29%) Jenkins
6 11 (2.29%) JIRA
7 10 (2.08%) Cucumber
7 10 (2.08%) GitLab
8 8 (1.66%) Gradle
9 7 (1.46%) gulp
10 6 (1.25%) PHPUnit
10 6 (1.25%) Selenium
11 5 (1.04%) Jasmine
11 5 (1.04%) JUnit
12 4 (0.83%) Grunt
12 4 (0.83%) Protractor
13 3 (0.62%) CircleCI
13 3 (0.62%) SoapUI
13 3 (0.62%) TestCafe
General
1 79 (16.42%) Finance
2 19 (3.95%) Marketing
3 18 (3.74%) Banking
4 13 (2.70%) Games
5 11 (2.29%) Retail
6 9 (1.87%) Public Sector
7 6 (1.25%) Law
8 3 (0.62%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.42%) Brand Awareness
9 2 (0.42%) Electronics
9 2 (0.42%) Front Office
9 2 (0.42%) Legal
9 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) French Language
10 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Korean Language
10 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 327 (67.98%) Developer
2 85 (17.67%) React Developer
3 82 (17.05%) JavaScript Developer
4 74 (15.38%) Full Stack Developer
5 64 (13.31%) Senior Developer
6 50 (10.40%) Node.js Developer
7 49 (10.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 38 (7.90%) Backend Developer
9 37 (7.69%) Architect
10 34 (7.07%) Software Engineer
11 31 (6.44%) Python Developer
12 30 (6.24%) Solutions Architect
13 27 (5.61%) Senior React Developer
14 22 (4.57%) Java Developer
15 19 (3.95%) JavaScript Engineer
16 14 (2.91%) Senior Front-End Developer
17 13 (2.70%) .NET Developer
17 13 (2.70%) Java Architect
17 13 (2.70%) Java Solutions Architect
17 13 (2.70%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (46.57%) React
2 213 (44.28%) Node.js
3 118 (24.53%) REST
4 94 (19.54%) CSS
5 87 (18.09%) HTML
5 87 (18.09%) Redux
6 69 (14.35%) React Native
7 54 (11.23%) AngularJS
8 50 (10.40%) Kafka
9 48 (9.98%) HTML5
10 47 (9.77%) RESTful
11 45 (9.36%) Vue.js
12 43 (8.94%) .NET
13 36 (7.48%) Web Services
14 33 (6.86%) CSS3
15 29 (6.03%) Django
16 27 (5.61%) Apollo GraphQL
17 25 (5.20%) Express
17 25 (5.20%) Flask
17 25 (5.20%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.19%) Greenfield Project
2 48 (9.98%) User Experience
3 35 (7.28%) Mobile App
4 23 (4.78%) Cloud Native
5 22 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.49%) Social Network
7 9 (1.87%) Replication
7 9 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.66%) Blog
8 8 (1.66%) Social Media
9 7 (1.46%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.04%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (0.83%) Media Streaming
12 3 (0.62%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.62%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.62%) Equities
12 3 (0.62%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.42%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.20%) Android
2 21 (4.37%) Apple iOS
3 10 (2.08%) Linux
4 4 (0.83%) Unix
4 4 (0.83%) Windows
5 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (43.04%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (27.65%) Microservices
3 96 (19.96%) TDD
4 93 (19.33%) Software Engineering
5 88 (18.30%) DevOps
6 65 (13.51%) Front End Development
7 62 (12.89%) Fintech
8 60 (12.47%) Scrum
9 46 (9.56%) Mentoring
10 43 (8.94%) Artificial Intelligence
10 43 (8.94%) BDD
11 39 (8.11%) Test Automation
12 38 (7.90%) E-Commerce
13 29 (6.03%) Machine Learning
14 28 (5.82%) Web Development
15 25 (5.20%) Analytics
15 25 (5.20%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (4.99%) API Development
16 24 (4.99%) Prototyping
17 23 (4.78%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 283 (58.84%) JavaScript
2 168 (34.93%) TypeScript
3 135 (28.07%) Python
4 87 (18.09%) Java
5 68 (14.14%) SQL
6 51 (10.60%) ES6
7 47 (9.77%) C#
8 39 (8.11%) PHP
9 31 (6.44%) Go
10 26 (5.41%) Scala
11 14 (2.91%) Ruby
12 12 (2.49%) Java 8
13 11 (2.29%) Shell Script
14 10 (2.08%) C++
14 10 (2.08%) Kotlin
15 9 (1.87%) Clojure
16 8 (1.66%) ES7
17 6 (1.25%) Elixir
18 5 (1.04%) C
19 4 (0.83%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 18 (3.74%) Degree
2 14 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.46%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.04%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.83%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.62%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.42%) PhD
8 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.95%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) Basel III
2 1 (0.21%) MiFID
System Software
1 121 (25.16%) Docker
2 8 (1.66%) Varnish
3 5 (1.04%) Firmware
4 1 (0.21%) etcd
Systems Management
1 80 (16.63%) Kubernetes
2 27 (5.61%) Terraform
3 5 (1.04%) Ansible
4 4 (0.83%) Grafana
4 4 (0.83%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.21%) Kibana
5 1 (0.21%) logstash
Vendors
1 47 (9.77%) Google
2 9 (1.87%) Sitecore
3 8 (1.66%) Oracle
4 5 (1.04%) Atlassian
5 4 (0.83%) Apple
5 4 (0.83%) Microsoft
5 4 (0.83%) SAP
6 2 (0.42%) Zend
7 1 (0.21%) BT
7 1 (0.21%) Databricks
7 1 (0.21%) NVIDIA
7 1 (0.21%) Remedy
7 1 (0.21%) Spotify
7 1 (0.21%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.21%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.21%) YouTube