Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GraphQL
UK
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 844 1088 1193
Rank change year-on-year +244 +105 -
Permanent jobs citing GraphQL 285 113 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.063% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.16% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 233 98 17
UK median annual salary £65,000 £63,750 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.96% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £42,500 £60,500
90th Percentile £87,250 £100,000 £112,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% -18.18% -

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 62,523 71,542 72,689
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.53% 40.15% 39.24%
Number of salaries quoted 51,309 59,571 62,890
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £84,750 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

GraphQL
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for GraphQL in the UK

GraphQL
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GraphQL.

Salary trend for GraphQL in the UK

GraphQL
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GraphQL over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for GraphQL in the UK

GraphQL
Top 14 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 16 December 2018. 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 +247 271 £65,000 +4.00% 103
London +165 193 £71,250 -1.72% 61
UK excluding London +110 89 £42,500 -5.56% 42
South East +51 51 £42,500 -20.93% 9
North of England +28 11 £42,500 -19.05% 12
Wales - 9 £36,000 -
Yorkshire +33 8 £42,500 -29.17% 2
South West +16 8 £36,000 -20.00% 3
Scotland 0 6 £52,500 +16.67%
Midlands - 6 £37,500 - 10
West Midlands - 4 £37,500 - 2
North West +11 3 £42,500 -19.05% 10
East Midlands - 2 £38,750 - 8
Northern Ireland - 1 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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.

1 162 (56.84%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (54.39%) JavaScript
3 124 (43.51%) React
4 107 (37.54%) Node.js
5 105 (36.84%) CSS
6 101 (35.44%) HTML
6 101 (35.44%) Java
7 96 (33.68%) Docker
8 92 (32.28%) Microservices
9 82 (28.77%) Git (software)
10 77 (27.02%) SQL
11 73 (25.61%) Kubernetes
12 71 (24.91%) SOAP
13 69 (24.21%) Finance
13 69 (24.21%) REST
13 69 (24.21%) Sass
14 65 (22.81%) Elasticsearch
14 65 (22.81%) Redux
15 64 (22.46%) Spring
16 62 (21.75%) CSS3
17 61 (21.40%) MongoDB
17 61 (21.40%) MySQL
18 59 (20.70%) React Native
19 58 (20.35%) Spring Boot
19 58 (20.35%) RESTful
20 57 (20.00%) webpack
21 56 (19.65%) User Experience
21 56 (19.65%) ES6
22 55 (19.30%) TypeScript
22 55 (19.30%) HTML5

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 65 (22.81%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (4.21%) Confluence
3 11 (3.86%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.11%) Apache
5 1 (0.35%) CMS
5 1 (0.35%) IIS
5 1 (0.35%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.35%) Liferay
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Magento
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 48 (16.84%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (9.12%) Google Cloud Platform
3 21 (7.37%) Serverless
4 13 (4.56%) AWS Lambda
5 11 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (3.16%) SaaS
7 6 (2.11%) Amazon S3
7 6 (2.11%) npm
7 6 (2.11%) OpenShift
8 5 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.75%) Google Analytics
8 5 (1.75%) Heroku
9 3 (1.05%) GitHub
10 2 (0.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.70%) Datadog
10 2 (0.70%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.70%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.05%) AMQP
2 2 (0.70%) HTTP
3 1 (0.35%) FTP
3 1 (0.35%) Internet
3 1 (0.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (21.40%) MongoDB
1 61 (21.40%) MySQL
2 38 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (9.12%) NoSQL
4 25 (8.77%) Redis
5 15 (5.26%) Big Data
6 14 (4.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 12 (4.21%) MariaDB
8 11 (3.86%) SQL Server
9 10 (3.51%) Hadoop
10 7 (2.46%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (2.11%) Relational Database
12 5 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.70%) Blockchain
14 2 (0.70%) Hazelcast
14 2 (0.70%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.35%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 82 (28.77%) Git (software)
2 57 (20.00%) webpack
3 24 (8.42%) Jenkins
4 23 (8.07%) JIRA
5 17 (5.96%) JUnit
6 14 (4.91%) Cucumber
6 14 (4.91%) Jasmine
7 9 (3.16%) gulp
8 8 (2.81%) CircleCI
8 8 (2.81%) Mocha
8 8 (2.81%) Mockito
8 8 (2.81%) PHPUnit
8 8 (2.81%) Selenium
9 7 (2.46%) Babel
10 6 (2.11%) Subversion
11 5 (1.75%) GitLab
11 5 (1.75%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (1.40%) JBehave
12 4 (1.40%) Mercurial
12 4 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 69 (24.21%) Finance
2 37 (12.98%) Retail
3 21 (7.37%) Banking
4 10 (3.51%) Games
5 9 (3.16%) Automotive
5 9 (3.16%) Law
6 4 (1.40%) Legal
6 4 (1.40%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.05%) Publishing
8 2 (0.70%) Marketing
8 2 (0.70%) Music Industry
8 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.35%) Billing
9 1 (0.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 206 (72.28%) Developer
2 74 (25.96%) Senior Developer
3 47 (16.49%) Full Stack Developer
4 45 (15.79%) Software Engineer
5 42 (14.74%) Java Developer
6 35 (12.28%) PHP Developer
7 33 (11.58%) Senior Java Developer
8 29 (10.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 26 (9.12%) React Developer
10 22 (7.72%) Backend Developer
11 19 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
12 18 (6.32%) JavaScript Developer
13 17 (5.96%) Junior
13 17 (5.96%) Junior Developer
14 15 (5.26%) Node.js Developer
15 12 (4.21%) Junior PHP Developer
15 12 (4.21%) Lead Developer
15 12 (4.21%) Senior Backend Developer
16 11 (3.86%) Software Developer
17 9 (3.16%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (43.51%) React
2 107 (37.54%) Node.js
3 105 (36.84%) CSS
4 101 (35.44%) HTML
5 71 (24.91%) SOAP
6 69 (24.21%) REST
6 69 (24.21%) Sass
7 65 (22.81%) Redux
8 64 (22.46%) Spring
9 62 (21.75%) CSS3
10 59 (20.70%) React Native
11 58 (20.35%) RESTful
11 58 (20.35%) Spring Boot
12 55 (19.30%) HTML5
13 54 (18.95%) AngularJS
14 44 (15.44%) Web Services
15 41 (14.39%) XML
16 38 (13.33%) LESS
17 31 (10.88%) Apache Camel
18 25 (8.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 56 (19.65%) User Experience
2 13 (4.56%) Mobile App
3 12 (4.21%) Fintech
3 12 (4.21%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.51%) Social Network
5 8 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.75%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.40%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.05%) Animation
8 3 (1.05%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.70%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.70%) Smart Home
9 2 (0.70%) Social Media
10 1 (0.35%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.35%) Clustering
10 1 (0.35%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.35%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 40 (14.04%) Linux
2 16 (5.61%) Android
3 7 (2.46%) Unix
4 6 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.05%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (56.84%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (32.28%) Microservices
3 47 (16.49%) Software Engineering
4 46 (16.14%) E-Commerce
4 46 (16.14%) Scrum
5 42 (14.74%) TDD
6 40 (14.04%) Web Development
7 38 (13.33%) Front End Development
7 38 (13.33%) SOLID
8 36 (12.63%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
8 36 (12.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 35 (12.28%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 35 (12.28%) Pair Programming
10 34 (11.93%) Test Automation
11 32 (11.23%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 32 (11.23%) DevOps
11 32 (11.23%) ETL
11 32 (11.23%) Performance Tuning
12 30 (10.53%) BDD
13 29 (10.18%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 155 (54.39%) JavaScript
2 101 (35.44%) Java
3 77 (27.02%) SQL
4 56 (19.65%) ES6
5 55 (19.30%) TypeScript
6 46 (16.14%) Python
7 45 (15.79%) PHP
8 31 (10.88%) Kotlin
9 25 (8.77%) C#
9 25 (8.77%) Go
10 14 (4.91%) Ruby
11 13 (4.56%) Java 8
12 11 (3.86%) Rust
13 10 (3.51%) Elixir
13 10 (3.51%) Erlang
13 10 (3.51%) Haskell
14 8 (2.81%) Java 9
15 7 (2.46%) Clojure
15 7 (2.46%) Scala
16 6 (2.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 25 (8.77%) Degree
2 15 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.05%) PhD
3 3 (1.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.05%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.35%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 96 (33.68%) Docker
2 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 73 (25.61%) Kubernetes
2 31 (10.88%) Docker Swarm
3 15 (5.26%) Terraform
4 6 (2.11%) Puppet
5 4 (1.40%) Kibana
5 4 (1.40%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.70%) Ansible
6 2 (0.70%) Marathon
6 2 (0.70%) Mesos
7 1 (0.35%) Consul
7 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.35%) Packer
7 1 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 31 (10.88%) Red Hat
2 26 (9.12%) Google
3 19 (6.67%) Oracle
4 6 (2.11%) Apple
5 5 (1.75%) Sybase
6 2 (0.70%) IBM
6 2 (0.70%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.70%) Rackspace
6 2 (0.70%) Splunk
7 1 (0.35%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.35%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 1 (0.35%) Okta
7 1 (0.35%) Signiant
7 1 (0.35%) Solace
7 1 (0.35%) VMware