Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GraphQL
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 473 826 1060
Rank change year-on-year +353 +234 +107
Permanent jobs citing GraphQL 692 315 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.21% 0.080%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.45% 0.52% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 591 269 111
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% - -3.70%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,600 £43,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -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 47,826 60,059 71,143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.84% 39.68% 40.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39,331 49,325 60,204
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 26 February 2020.

Salary histogram for GraphQL in the UK

GraphQL
Top 15 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 February 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 +339 635 £62,500 -3.85% 208
London +228 410 £75,000 +7.14% 124
UK excluding London +236 256 £50,000 +17.65% 91
North of England +136 102 £50,000 +17.65% 30
Yorkshire +75 50 £46,250 +8.82% 10
North West +97 49 £53,750 +22.86% 18
South East +46 43 £47,500 +11.76% 21
South West +59 38 £53,750 +49.31% 14
Midlands +60 34 £50,000 +14.29% 13
West Midlands +58 28 £52,500 +40.00% 8
Scotland +52 28 £57,500 +22.99% 7
East of England - 8 £47,500 - 6
East Midlands +24 6 £45,000 -13.46% 5
Wales -10 3 £31,500 -12.50%
North East - 3 £40,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 444 (64.16%) JavaScript
2 379 (54.77%) React
3 334 (48.27%) Node.js
4 279 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
5 253 (36.56%) AWS
6 234 (33.82%) Front End Development
7 232 (33.53%) CSS
8 195 (28.18%) HTML
9 194 (28.03%) REST
10 183 (26.45%) TypeScript
11 178 (25.72%) Docker
12 160 (23.12%) TDD
13 158 (22.83%) Microservices
14 149 (21.53%) Java
15 147 (21.24%) AngularJS
16 138 (19.94%) Kubernetes
17 137 (19.80%) Azure
18 136 (19.65%) DevOps
18 136 (19.65%) Software Engineering
19 113 (16.33%) Redux
20 107 (15.46%) Finance
21 104 (15.03%) Python
22 97 (14.02%) Vue.js
23 96 (13.87%) HTML5
24 95 (13.73%) webpack
25 90 (13.01%) Sass
26 88 (12.72%) RESTful
26 88 (12.72%) Git (software)
27 87 (12.57%) SQL
28 81 (11.71%) .NET

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 (9.39%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (4.34%) Apache Spark
3 13 (1.88%) OpenStack
4 9 (1.30%) Headless CMS
5 7 (1.01%) nginx
6 6 (0.87%) Apache
7 5 (0.72%) Confluence
8 4 (0.58%) CMS
8 4 (0.58%) WordPress
9 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Fuse
10 2 (0.29%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.14%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.14%) Ethereum
11 1 (0.14%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.14%) Jetty
11 1 (0.14%) OpenWhisk
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (0.72%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.43%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.14%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.14%) InDesign
3 1 (0.14%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 10 (1.45%) Magento
2 6 (0.87%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.29%) Eikon
3 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.29%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 253 (36.56%) AWS
2 137 (19.80%) Azure
3 77 (11.13%) Serverless
4 68 (9.83%) GCP
5 63 (9.10%) AWS Lambda
6 38 (5.49%) SaaS
7 35 (5.06%) GitHub
8 34 (4.91%) npm
9 25 (3.61%) Amazon S3
10 24 (3.47%) Amazon EKS
11 23 (3.32%) Amazon ECS
11 23 (3.32%) AWS CloudFormation
12 18 (2.60%) AWS CodePipeline
13 16 (2.31%) OpenShift
14 15 (2.17%) Firebase
15 11 (1.59%) Azure Functions
16 9 (1.30%) Amazon Cognito
17 8 (1.16%) Cloudflare
17 8 (1.16%) Fastly
18 7 (1.01%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.46%) TCP/IP
2 12 (1.73%) Internet
3 10 (1.45%) Firewall
3 10 (1.45%) HTTPS
4 8 (1.16%) HTTP
5 4 (0.58%) DNS
5 4 (0.58%) Wireless
6 1 (0.14%) IPFS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (9.39%) MySQL
2 64 (9.25%) MongoDB
2 64 (9.25%) PostgreSQL
3 57 (8.24%) NoSQL
4 48 (6.94%) Big Data
5 43 (6.21%) SQL Server
6 42 (6.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 28 (4.05%) Relational Database
8 26 (3.76%) Redis
9 23 (3.32%) Hadoop
10 18 (2.60%) Amazon Aurora
11 13 (1.88%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (1.45%) Amazon Redshift
13 9 (1.30%) Blockchain
13 9 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.01%) Apache Hive
14 7 (1.01%) HDInsight
14 7 (1.01%) Neo4j
14 7 (1.01%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.87%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 95 (13.73%) webpack
2 88 (12.72%) Git (software)
3 35 (5.06%) Babel
4 34 (4.91%) Jenkins
5 29 (4.19%) gulp
6 28 (4.05%) CircleCI
7 26 (3.76%) JIRA
8 21 (3.03%) Bitbucket
8 21 (3.03%) Cypress.io
8 21 (3.03%) Jasmine
9 11 (1.59%) Mocha
10 10 (1.45%) git-flow
10 10 (1.45%) PostCSS
11 8 (1.16%) Selenium
12 7 (1.01%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.01%) Grunt
13 6 (0.87%) Crashlytics
14 5 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 4 (0.58%) PHPUnit
15 4 (0.58%) Vagrant
General
1 107 (15.46%) Finance
2 19 (2.75%) Banking
3 17 (2.46%) Games
4 13 (1.88%) Marketing
4 13 (1.88%) Retail
5 12 (1.73%) Law
6 11 (1.59%) Advertising
7 6 (0.87%) Public Sector
8 4 (0.58%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.43%) Billing
9 3 (0.43%) Publishing
10 2 (0.29%) Automotive
10 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.14%) Electronics
11 1 (0.14%) International Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Legal
11 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 509 (73.55%) Developer
2 186 (26.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 154 (22.25%) React Developer
4 129 (18.64%) Full Stack Developer
5 124 (17.92%) JavaScript Developer
6 111 (16.04%) Senior Developer
7 71 (10.26%) Software Engineer
8 54 (7.80%) Lead Developer
9 51 (7.37%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 48 (6.94%) Node.js Developer
11 40 (5.78%) Angular Developer
12 34 (4.91%) C# Developer
13 31 (4.48%) Senior React Developer
14 28 (4.05%) Senior Software Engineer
15 26 (3.76%) JavaScript Engineer
15 26 (3.76%) Senior JavaScript Developer
15 26 (3.76%) Software Developer
16 22 (3.18%) Backend Developer
17 21 (3.03%) Java Developer
18 17 (2.46%) Artificial Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (54.77%) React
2 334 (48.27%) Node.js
3 232 (33.53%) CSS
4 195 (28.18%) HTML
5 194 (28.03%) REST
6 147 (21.24%) AngularJS
7 113 (16.33%) Redux
8 97 (14.02%) Vue.js
9 96 (13.87%) HTML5
10 90 (13.01%) Sass
11 88 (12.72%) RESTful
12 81 (11.71%) .NET
13 75 (10.84%) React Native
14 54 (7.80%) Web Services
15 51 (7.37%) ASP.NET
16 47 (6.79%) Jest
17 46 (6.65%) Apollo GraphQL
17 46 (6.65%) Kafka
18 43 (6.21%) Spring
19 38 (5.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 78 (11.27%) User Experience
2 55 (7.95%) Greenfield Project
3 53 (7.66%) Cloud Native
4 39 (5.64%) Virtual Team
5 33 (4.77%) Public Cloud
6 30 (4.34%) Mobile App
7 29 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (1.88%) Social Media
9 12 (1.73%) Algorithms
10 11 (1.59%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
12 7 (1.01%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.01%) Xbox
13 6 (0.87%) Blog
14 5 (0.72%) Cybercrime
14 5 (0.72%) Graphic Design
15 4 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.58%) Robotics
16 3 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 42 (6.07%) Android
2 38 (5.49%) Apple iOS
3 31 (4.48%) Linux
4 7 (1.01%) Unix
5 4 (0.58%) Windows
6 3 (0.43%) CentOS
6 3 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (33.82%) Front End Development
3 160 (23.12%) TDD
4 158 (22.83%) Microservices
5 136 (19.65%) DevOps
5 136 (19.65%) Software Engineering
6 69 (9.97%) Mentoring
7 63 (9.10%) Continuous Integration
8 62 (8.96%) BDD
9 61 (8.82%) Web Development
10 60 (8.67%) Artificial Intelligence
10 60 (8.67%) Test Automation
11 58 (8.38%) API Development
11 58 (8.38%) Scrum
12 57 (8.24%) Fintech
13 55 (7.95%) OO
14 50 (7.23%) E-Commerce
15 49 (7.08%) Computer Science
15 49 (7.08%) Unit Testing
16 46 (6.65%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 444 (64.16%) JavaScript
2 183 (26.45%) TypeScript
3 149 (21.53%) Java
4 104 (15.03%) Python
5 87 (12.57%) SQL
6 71 (10.26%) C#
7 69 (9.97%) ES6
8 48 (6.94%) PHP
9 36 (5.20%) Go
10 22 (3.18%) ES7
11 19 (2.75%) Kotlin
12 17 (2.46%) Ruby
13 12 (1.73%) C
13 12 (1.73%) Scala
14 11 (1.59%) C++
15 7 (1.01%) Java 8
16 6 (0.87%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.87%) Clojure
17 5 (0.72%) PHP 7
18 4 (0.58%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 52 (7.51%) Degree
2 22 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.45%) Master's Degree
4 9 (1.30%) CCNA
4 9 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (1.30%) CISSP
4 9 (1.30%) CompTIA Security+
4 9 (1.30%) GIAC
4 9 (1.30%) Linux+ Certification
4 9 (1.30%) MCSE
4 9 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (1.30%) Network+ Certification
4 9 (1.30%) SANS
4 9 (1.30%) SSCP
5 7 (1.01%) PhD
6 5 (0.72%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.43%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.29%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.19%) QA
2 11 (1.59%) GDPR
3 1 (0.14%) PSD2
3 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 178 (25.72%) Docker
2 4 (0.58%) Varnish
3 3 (0.43%) KVM
3 3 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.14%) Alluxio
4 1 (0.14%) Ceph
4 1 (0.14%) etcd
4 1 (0.14%) Gluster
4 1 (0.14%) HDFS
4 1 (0.14%) zsh
Systems Management
1 138 (19.94%) Kubernetes
2 48 (6.94%) Terraform
3 8 (1.16%) Grafana
4 7 (1.01%) Prometheus
5 6 (0.87%) Ansible
5 6 (0.87%) Consul
5 6 (0.87%) Istio
6 5 (0.72%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (0.43%) Packer
8 2 (0.29%) Kibana
9 1 (0.14%) Graphite
9 1 (0.14%) Knative
9 1 (0.14%) OpenNebula
9 1 (0.14%) Rancher
9 1 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 79 (11.42%) Google
2 14 (2.02%) Oracle
3 12 (1.73%) New Relic
4 9 (1.30%) Spotify
5 7 (1.01%) Microsoft
5 7 (1.01%) Sage
6 6 (0.87%) Atlassian
7 5 (0.72%) IBM
7 5 (0.72%) Mapbox
7 5 (0.72%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.43%) Foundry
8 3 (0.43%) VMware
8 3 (0.43%) Zend
9 2 (0.29%) Facebook
9 2 (0.29%) Remedy
10 1 (0.14%) Adobe
10 1 (0.14%) Apple
10 1 (0.14%) SAP
10 1 (0.14%) Talend
10 1 (0.14%) Wallstreet Suite