Period
to 26 July 2021

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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GraphQL
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 153 375 611
Rank change year-on-year +222 +236 +375
Permanent jobs citing GraphQL 2,667 552 606
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.37% 0.78% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.77% 1.93% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,063 458 455
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,050
25th Percentile £50,625 £50,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £80,938 £77,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £93,750 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% +5.00% -

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 46,233 28,641 54,610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.07% 40.51% 37.60%
Number of salaries quoted 30,606 23,901 45,495
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,000 £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 £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 26 July 2021.

Salary histogram for GraphQL in the UK

GraphQL
Top 17 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 26 July 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 +224 2,479 £65,000 - 284
London +203 1,883 £75,000 +3.45% 174
UK excluding London +119 631 £51,000 -2.86% 119
Work from Home +56 619 £65,000 +13.04% 80
South East +54 170 £65,000 +13.04% 30
North of England +31 164 £50,000 - 28
Midlands +5 111 £50,000 - 16
North West +22 91 £55,000 +4.76% 16
South West -24 82 £53,160 +6.32% 15
Yorkshire -13 67 £47,500 -5.00% 9
West Midlands -18 66 £50,000 - 6
East Midlands -16 41 £51,750 -29.83% 10
Scotland -47 39 £45,000 -30.77% 8
East of England -4 31 £48,000 +1.05% 17
Wales +5 27 £60,000 +4.35% 5
Northern Ireland -30 7 £50,000 -16.67%
North East -9 6 £43,500 -27.50% 3

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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 1,670 (62.62%) React
2 1,459 (54.71%) JavaScript
3 1,296 (48.59%) Agile Software Development
4 1,286 (48.22%) TypeScript
5 1,240 (46.49%) Node.js
6 998 (37.42%) AWS
7 976 (36.60%) Docker
8 939 (35.21%) Software Engineering
9 902 (33.82%) Microservices
10 848 (31.80%) REST
11 731 (27.41%) Kubernetes
12 678 (25.42%) Git (software)
13 668 (25.05%) TDD
14 655 (24.56%) Java
15 648 (24.30%) Python
16 631 (23.66%) Serverless
17 572 (21.45%) PostgreSQL
18 561 (21.03%) User Experience
19 530 (19.87%) Social Skills
20 529 (19.84%) CSS
21 525 (19.69%) Terraform
22 486 (18.22%) Continuous Integration
23 474 (17.77%) Test Automation
24 470 (17.62%) DevOps
25 464 (17.40%) SQL
26 446 (16.72%) HTML
27 436 (16.35%) Finance
28 434 (16.27%) Analytics
29 432 (16.20%) Scrum
30 430 (16.12%) Problem-Solving

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
1 221 (8.29%) Elasticsearch
2 67 (2.51%) Apache
3 61 (2.29%) CMS
4 45 (1.69%) Headless CMS
5 38 (1.42%) Confluence
5 38 (1.42%) nginx
6 36 (1.35%) WordPress
7 33 (1.24%) Apache Pulsar
8 31 (1.16%) Apache Spark
9 26 (0.97%) IIS
10 14 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
10 14 (0.52%) Kentico
11 11 (0.41%) Drupal
12 9 (0.34%) NServiceBus
12 9 (0.34%) Tornado
13 3 (0.11%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.11%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.075%) Documentum
14 2 (0.075%) SharePoint
Applications
1 63 (2.36%) Sketch
2 43 (1.61%) Figma
3 35 (1.31%) InVision
4 21 (0.79%) Adobe XD
5 13 (0.49%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.45%) Zeplin
7 11 (0.41%) Chatbot
8 10 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.37%) Marvel
9 9 (0.34%) Fireworks
10 6 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
11 5 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 22 (0.82%) Magento
1 22 (0.82%) Shopify
2 18 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.15%) Summit
4 1 (0.037%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.037%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 998 (37.42%) AWS
2 631 (23.66%) Serverless
3 394 (14.77%) GCP
4 384 (14.40%) Azure
5 312 (11.70%) GitHub
6 303 (11.36%) AWS Lambda
7 278 (10.42%) SaaS
8 130 (4.87%) Amazon S3
9 66 (2.47%) Amazon ECS
9 66 (2.47%) npm
10 62 (2.32%) Amazon SQS
11 58 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
12 57 (2.14%) PaaS
13 45 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
13 45 (1.69%) Heroku
14 40 (1.50%) AWS Fargate
15 39 (1.46%) Yarn
16 37 (1.39%) CloudFront
17 34 (1.27%) AWS Step Functions
18 30 (1.12%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 67 (2.51%) HTTP
2 51 (1.91%) Broadband
3 21 (0.79%) Internet
4 15 (0.56%) Bluetooth
5 12 (0.45%) SMS
6 10 (0.37%) Skype
7 7 (0.26%) Network Security
7 7 (0.26%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.22%) SSH
9 5 (0.19%) DNS
9 5 (0.19%) MQTT
10 4 (0.15%) DAB
10 4 (0.15%) DHCP
10 4 (0.15%) FTP
10 4 (0.15%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.15%) Intranet
10 4 (0.15%) IPv4
10 4 (0.15%) IPv6
10 4 (0.15%) SMTP
10 4 (0.15%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 572 (21.45%) PostgreSQL
2 320 (12.00%) NoSQL
3 307 (11.51%) MongoDB
4 252 (9.45%) Big Data
5 239 (8.96%) MySQL
6 202 (7.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 131 (4.91%) SQL Server
8 130 (4.87%) Relational Database
9 103 (3.86%) Redis
10 65 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
11 48 (1.80%) BigQuery
12 31 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
12 31 (1.16%) Hadoop
13 30 (1.12%) RDBMS
14 26 (0.97%) Neo4j
15 22 (0.82%) Blockchain
16 20 (0.75%) Amazon Aurora
17 14 (0.52%) Bigtable
17 14 (0.52%) CockroachDB
17 14 (0.52%) FoundationDB
Development Applications
1 678 (25.42%) Git (software)
2 341 (12.79%) Cypress.io
3 263 (9.86%) Jenkins
4 225 (8.44%) webpack
5 125 (4.69%) CircleCI
6 97 (3.64%) GitLab
7 89 (3.34%) JIRA
8 87 (3.26%) Babel
9 85 (3.19%) Storybook
10 79 (2.96%) Mocha
11 64 (2.40%) Selenium
12 63 (2.36%) gulp
13 61 (2.29%) Postman
14 58 (2.17%) PostCSS
15 40 (1.50%) ESLint
16 39 (1.46%) Jasmine
17 32 (1.20%) Sinon.JS
18 29 (1.09%) RSpec
19 26 (0.97%) JMeter
20 23 (0.86%) Maven
General
1 530 (19.87%) Social Skills
2 436 (16.35%) Finance
3 212 (7.95%) Games
4 204 (7.65%) Retail
5 141 (5.29%) Banking
6 130 (4.87%) Marketing
7 100 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
8 54 (2.02%) Front Office
9 47 (1.76%) Advertising
10 38 (1.42%) Law
11 34 (1.27%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 32 (1.20%) Publishing
13 31 (1.16%) Financial Institution
14 20 (0.75%) Back Office
14 20 (0.75%) Electronics
14 20 (0.75%) Legal
15 17 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
16 16 (0.60%) Retail Finance
16 16 (0.60%) Telecoms
17 15 (0.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 1,396 (52.34%) Developer
2 499 (18.71%) Software Engineer
3 372 (13.95%) Senior Developer
4 276 (10.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 264 (9.90%) Full Stack Developer
6 252 (9.45%) React Developer
7 238 (8.92%) Senior Software Engineer
8 191 (7.16%) Java Developer
9 122 (4.57%) Backend Developer
10 120 (4.50%) JavaScript Developer
11 116 (4.35%) Lead Developer
12 91 (3.41%) JavaScript Engineer
13 74 (2.77%) Senior Full Stack Developer
14 73 (2.74%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 68 (2.55%) Python Developer
15 68 (2.55%) Senior React Developer
16 63 (2.36%) Node.js Developer
17 58 (2.17%) Software Developer
18 54 (2.02%) Front Office Developer
19 53 (1.99%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,670 (62.62%) React
2 1,240 (46.49%) Node.js
3 848 (31.80%) REST
4 529 (19.84%) CSS
5 446 (16.72%) HTML
6 366 (13.72%) AngularJS
7 337 (12.64%) Redux
8 327 (12.26%) React Native
9 315 (11.81%) Next.js
10 308 (11.55%) Jest
11 300 (11.25%) Spring
12 274 (10.27%) RESTful
13 272 (10.20%) Vue.js
14 266 (9.97%) Apollo GraphQL
15 254 (9.52%) .NET
16 220 (8.25%) Kafka
17 200 (7.50%) Web Services
18 173 (6.49%) HTML5
19 169 (6.34%) Middleware
20 154 (5.77%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 561 (21.03%) User Experience
2 200 (7.50%) Mobile App
3 145 (5.44%) Greenfield Project
4 133 (4.99%) Self-Motivation
5 90 (3.37%) Virtual Team
6 80 (3.00%) Algorithms
7 56 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
8 55 (2.06%) Equities
9 54 (2.02%) Credit Risk
9 54 (2.02%) Derivative
9 54 (2.02%) Fixed Income
9 54 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 54 (2.02%) Hedge funds
10 46 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
11 42 (1.57%) Client/Server
12 40 (1.50%) Cloud Native
12 40 (1.50%) Data Structures
13 39 (1.46%) Social Media
14 32 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
15 29 (1.09%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 124 (4.65%) Android
2 111 (4.16%) Linux
3 108 (4.05%) Apple iOS
4 48 (1.80%) Windows
5 47 (1.76%) Unix
6 4 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.037%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.037%) VMS
7 1 (0.037%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,296 (48.59%) Agile Software Development
2 939 (35.21%) Software Engineering
3 902 (33.82%) Microservices
4 668 (25.05%) TDD
5 486 (18.22%) Continuous Integration
6 474 (17.77%) Test Automation
7 470 (17.62%) DevOps
8 434 (16.27%) Analytics
9 432 (16.20%) Scrum
10 430 (16.12%) Problem-Solving
11 421 (15.79%) Front End Development
12 362 (13.57%) Mentoring
13 315 (11.81%) Open Source
14 306 (11.47%) Coaching
15 255 (9.56%) BDD
16 248 (9.30%) Machine Learning
17 234 (8.77%) Fintech
18 233 (8.74%) Pair Programming
19 202 (7.57%) E-Commerce
20 200 (7.50%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,459 (54.71%) JavaScript
2 1,286 (48.22%) TypeScript
3 655 (24.56%) Java
4 648 (24.30%) Python
5 464 (17.40%) SQL
6 321 (12.04%) C#
7 266 (9.97%) Go
8 251 (9.41%) ES6
9 184 (6.90%) Scala
10 172 (6.45%) Kotlin
11 164 (6.15%) Java 8
12 148 (5.55%) PHP
13 133 (4.99%) Ruby
14 114 (4.27%) C++
15 83 (3.11%) Rust
16 72 (2.70%) ES7
17 68 (2.55%) Elixir
18 58 (2.17%) Clojure
19 51 (1.91%) Java 11
20 47 (1.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 170 (6.37%) Degree
2 150 (5.62%) Security Cleared
3 142 (5.32%) SC Cleared
4 89 (3.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 38 (1.42%) AWS Certification
6 25 (0.94%) SANS
7 17 (0.64%) Master's Degree
8 9 (0.34%) MBA
8 9 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
9 7 (0.26%) PhD
10 3 (0.11%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.075%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.037%) CEH
12 1 (0.037%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (6.07%) QA
2 139 (5.21%) Accessibility
3 35 (1.31%) WCAG
4 13 (0.49%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.41%) WAI
6 9 (0.34%) GDPR
7 3 (0.11%) SLA
8 2 (0.075%) CDISC
8 2 (0.075%) GxP
9 1 (0.037%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.037%) PSD2
System Software
1 976 (36.60%) Docker
2 14 (0.52%) ISA Server
3 4 (0.15%) LXC
4 1 (0.037%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.037%) NFS
Systems Management
1 731 (27.41%) Kubernetes
2 525 (19.69%) Terraform
3 36 (1.35%) Prometheus
4 30 (1.12%) Grafana
5 20 (0.75%) Hadoop YARN
6 17 (0.64%) linkerd
7 14 (0.52%) Graphite
7 14 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
9 9 (0.34%) Ansible
9 9 (0.34%) Istio
10 6 (0.22%) Packer
11 5 (0.19%) Rancher
12 4 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.075%) OpenNebula
14 1 (0.037%) Consul
14 1 (0.037%) Kibana
14 1 (0.037%) logstash
14 1 (0.037%) MIIS
Vendors
1 212 (7.95%) Google
2 116 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 55 (2.06%) Oracle
4 49 (1.84%) Facebook
5 30 (1.12%) Adobe
6 26 (0.97%) Xamarin
7 25 (0.94%) Apple
7 25 (0.94%) SAP
8 22 (0.82%) Snapchat
8 22 (0.82%) YouTube
9 21 (0.79%) Qubit
10 20 (0.75%) Netlify
11 18 (0.67%) New Relic
12 16 (0.60%) Atlassian
12 16 (0.60%) IBM
13 15 (0.56%) Spotify
14 10 (0.37%) BT
14 10 (0.37%) Cadence
14 10 (0.37%) WorldPay
15 6 (0.22%) Sitecore