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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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GraphQL
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 163 162 376
Rank change year-on-year -1 +214 +268
Permanent jobs citing GraphQL 4,629 2,364 604
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.55% 2.19% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.26% 5.39% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 993 1,019 499
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £51,875 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% - +4.00%
75th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £111,250 £98,750 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £59,250 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +12.86% - +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 73,940 43,862 31,139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.69% 40.69% 39.42%
Number of salaries quoted 30,488 30,153 25,926
10th Percentile £37,885 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +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 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -24 3,406 £70,000 +7.69% 167
London -33 2,664 £80,000 +6.67% 100
Work from Home -11 2,299 £72,500 +11.54% 98
UK excluding London -37 804 £59,250 +12.86% 78
North of England +27 291 £57,500 +9.52% 23
South East -52 200 £65,000 - 11
Yorkshire +54 162 £60,000 +26.32% 8
North West -50 120 £52,500 -4.55% 9
East of England -36 82 £50,000 +4.17% 10
Scotland -13 78 £53,750 +19.44% 11
South West -28 78 £60,000 +20.00% 9
Midlands -108 57 £60,000 +22.45% 11
East Midlands -34 39 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Wales -40 20 £65,000 +8.33% 3
West Midlands -97 18 £62,500 +38.89% 6
North East -11 9 £80,000 +83.91% 6

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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 3,274 (70.73%) React
2 2,848 (61.53%) TypeScript
3 2,663 (57.53%) Node.js
4 2,543 (54.94%) Agile
5 2,423 (52.34%) JavaScript
6 2,001 (43.23%) Software Engineering
7 1,900 (41.05%) AWS
8 1,706 (36.85%) Full Stack Development
9 1,626 (35.13%) Docker
10 1,391 (30.05%) CI/CD
11 1,344 (29.03%) PostgreSQL
12 1,339 (28.93%) Git (software)
13 1,321 (28.54%) REST
14 1,318 (28.47%) Python
15 1,282 (27.69%) CSS
16 1,238 (26.74%) Kubernetes
17 1,152 (24.89%) Microservices
18 1,101 (23.78%) Finance
19 1,098 (23.72%) User Experience
20 1,059 (22.88%) SQL
21 1,056 (22.81%) Test Automation
22 1,044 (22.55%) Serverless
23 1,036 (22.38%) DevOps
24 1,027 (22.19%) HTML
25 953 (20.59%) Social Skills
26 925 (19.98%) TDD
27 888 (19.18%) Java
28 759 (16.40%) React Native
29 701 (15.14%) GitHub
30 695 (15.01%) Scrum

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
1 219 (4.73%) CMS
2 138 (2.98%) Confluence
3 136 (2.94%) nginx
4 114 (2.46%) Apache
5 82 (1.77%) Headless CMS
6 73 (1.58%) Apache Spark
7 69 (1.49%) Apache Airflow
8 50 (1.08%) Ethereum
9 37 (0.80%) Apache Pulsar
10 34 (0.73%) WordPress
11 28 (0.60%) IIS
11 28 (0.60%) Jupyter
12 26 (0.56%) Strapi
13 25 (0.54%) Camunda
14 24 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
15 22 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 18 (0.39%) Tornado
17 17 (0.37%) WebSphere
18 16 (0.35%) WebLogic
19 15 (0.32%) Drupal
Applications
1 60 (1.30%) Chatbot
1 60 (1.30%) Sketch
2 31 (0.67%) InVision
3 27 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 25 (0.54%) Adobe XD
4 25 (0.54%) Marvel
5 22 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
6 20 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.11%) Zeplin
8 4 (0.086%) Maple
9 2 (0.043%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.022%) Microsoft Excel
10 1 (0.022%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 48 (1.04%) Shopify
2 38 (0.82%) Magento
3 28 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
4 24 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.065%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.022%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1,900 (41.05%) AWS
2 1,044 (22.55%) Serverless
3 701 (15.14%) GitHub
4 691 (14.93%) GCP
5 617 (13.33%) Azure
6 551 (11.90%) AWS Lambda
7 340 (7.34%) SaaS
8 257 (5.55%) Amazon S3
9 249 (5.38%) GitHub Actions
10 205 (4.43%) Amazon SQS
11 196 (4.23%) npm
12 181 (3.91%) Amazon ECS
13 174 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
14 164 (3.54%) Slack
15 140 (3.02%) Pulumi
16 139 (3.00%) Azure DevOps
17 119 (2.57%) Datadog
18 113 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
19 109 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
20 99 (2.14%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 155 (3.35%) Broadband
2 128 (2.77%) HTTP
3 111 (2.40%) Internet
4 27 (0.58%) SSH
5 20 (0.43%) 5G
6 15 (0.32%) SMS
7 10 (0.22%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
8 8 (0.17%) PPP
9 7 (0.15%) Wireshark
10 5 (0.11%) DNS
10 5 (0.11%) Skype
11 3 (0.065%) VPN
12 2 (0.043%) AMQP
12 2 (0.043%) Intranet
12 2 (0.043%) IPFS
12 2 (0.043%) MQTT
12 2 (0.043%) SSL
12 2 (0.043%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,344 (29.03%) PostgreSQL
2 605 (13.07%) NoSQL
3 572 (12.36%) MySQL
4 467 (10.09%) Redis
5 421 (9.09%) MongoDB
6 418 (9.03%) Relational Database
7 359 (7.76%) Elasticsearch
8 331 (7.15%) DynamoDB
9 204 (4.41%) Amazon RDS
10 121 (2.61%) Amazon Aurora
11 95 (2.05%) Big Data
12 76 (1.64%) BigQuery
13 72 (1.56%) RDBMS
14 54 (1.17%) Hadoop
15 47 (1.02%) SQL Server
16 42 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
17 37 (0.80%) SQLite
18 33 (0.71%) Metadata
19 28 (0.60%) ClickHouse
20 26 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1,339 (28.93%) Git (software)
2 546 (11.80%) webpack
3 396 (8.55%) Cypress.io
4 323 (6.98%) GitLab
5 318 (6.87%) Jenkins
6 251 (5.42%) JIRA
7 197 (4.26%) CircleCI
8 189 (4.08%) Storybook
9 157 (3.39%) rollup.js
10 153 (3.31%) Babel
11 113 (2.44%) Selenium
12 111 (2.40%) Maven
13 94 (2.03%) Cucumber
14 90 (1.94%) SonarQube
15 78 (1.69%) Bitbucket
16 74 (1.60%) Postman
17 72 (1.56%) Jasmine
18 71 (1.53%) gulp
19 69 (1.49%) Mocha
19 69 (1.49%) PostCSS
General
1 1,101 (23.78%) Finance
2 953 (20.59%) Social Skills
3 450 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
4 347 (7.50%) Retail
5 345 (7.45%) Games
6 337 (7.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 330 (7.13%) Marketing
8 132 (2.85%) Advertising
9 131 (2.83%) Banking
10 100 (2.16%) Public Sector
11 98 (2.12%) Pharmaceutical
12 84 (1.81%) Legal
13 70 (1.51%) Front Office
14 64 (1.38%) Law
15 63 (1.36%) Telecoms
16 57 (1.23%) Automotive
17 55 (1.19%) Back Office
18 54 (1.17%) Italian Language
19 51 (1.10%) Wearables
20 47 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2,119 (45.78%) Developer
2 1,328 (28.69%) Software Engineer
3 729 (15.75%) Senior Developer
4 535 (11.56%) Full Stack Developer
5 519 (11.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 517 (11.17%) Senior Software Engineer
7 368 (7.95%) React Developer
8 202 (4.36%) Backend Developer
9 187 (4.04%) Java Engineer
10 170 (3.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 161 (3.48%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 157 (3.39%) JavaScript Engineer
13 150 (3.24%) Java Developer
14 144 (3.11%) Senior React Developer
15 134 (2.89%) JavaScript Developer
16 121 (2.61%) Lead Software Engineer
17 118 (2.55%) Java Software Engineer
18 110 (2.38%) Lead Developer
19 106 (2.29%) Node.js Developer
20 101 (2.18%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,274 (70.73%) React
2 2,663 (57.53%) Node.js
3 1,321 (28.54%) REST
4 1,282 (27.69%) CSS
5 1,027 (22.19%) HTML
6 759 (16.40%) React Native
7 602 (13.00%) Jest
8 594 (12.83%) Redux
8 594 (12.83%) RESTful
9 514 (11.10%) Apollo GraphQL
10 478 (10.33%) AngularJS
11 472 (10.20%) Vue.js
12 458 (9.89%) Spring
13 427 (9.22%) Kafka
14 426 (9.20%) Next.js
15 419 (9.05%) HTML5
16 337 (7.28%) Sass
17 331 (7.15%) Spring Boot
18 305 (6.59%) Django
19 299 (6.46%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 1,098 (23.72%) User Experience
2 603 (13.03%) Mobile App
3 302 (6.52%) Cloud Native
4 278 (6.01%) Greenfield Project
5 251 (5.42%) Virtual Team
6 193 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
7 152 (3.28%) Blockchain
8 132 (2.85%) Blog
9 112 (2.42%) Algorithms
10 108 (2.33%) Data Structures
11 106 (2.29%) Social Media
12 99 (2.14%) Hedge funds
13 96 (2.07%) Video\Live Streaming
14 89 (1.92%) Hackathon
15 78 (1.69%) Sports Betting
16 71 (1.53%) Low-Code
17 69 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
18 61 (1.32%) FMCG
19 60 (1.30%) Public Cloud
20 57 (1.23%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 255 (5.51%) Android
2 252 (5.44%) Apple iOS
3 209 (4.52%) Linux
4 133 (2.87%) Windows
5 115 (2.48%) Unix
6 75 (1.62%) Mac OS
7 57 (1.23%) VMS
8 36 (0.78%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.043%) CoreOS
9 2 (0.043%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,543 (54.94%) Agile
2 2,001 (43.23%) Software Engineering
3 1,706 (36.85%) Full Stack Development
4 1,391 (30.05%) CI/CD
5 1,152 (24.89%) Microservices
6 1,056 (22.81%) Test Automation
7 1,036 (22.38%) DevOps
8 925 (19.98%) TDD
9 695 (15.01%) Scrum
10 680 (14.69%) Front End Development
11 675 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
12 644 (13.91%) Pair Programming
13 622 (13.44%) Problem-Solving
14 596 (12.88%) Open Source
15 557 (12.03%) Mentoring
16 469 (10.13%) Web Development
17 423 (9.14%) Computer Science
18 406 (8.77%) Clean Code
18 406 (8.77%) Event-Driven
19 399 (8.62%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 2,848 (61.53%) TypeScript
2 2,423 (52.34%) JavaScript
3 1,318 (28.47%) Python
4 1,059 (22.88%) SQL
5 888 (19.18%) Java
6 483 (10.43%) Go
7 369 (7.97%) C#
8 335 (7.24%) ES6
9 298 (6.44%) PHP
10 215 (4.64%) Ruby
11 211 (4.56%) Rust
12 185 (4.00%) Kotlin
13 105 (2.27%) Scala
14 103 (2.23%) Elm
15 70 (1.51%) R
16 68 (1.47%) C
17 67 (1.45%) C++
18 65 (1.40%) Bash
19 52 (1.12%) Elixir
20 51 (1.10%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 389 (8.40%) Degree
2 256 (5.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (0.84%) Security Cleared
4 36 (0.78%) AWS Certification
5 26 (0.56%) Master's Degree
6 23 (0.50%) ISTQB
7 22 (0.48%) PhD
8 18 (0.39%) ISEB
8 18 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
9 16 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 14 (0.30%) MBA
11 8 (0.17%) DV Cleared
11 8 (0.17%) SC Cleared
12 6 (0.13%) HND
13 3 (0.065%) CFA
14 2 (0.043%) PMI Certification
15 1 (0.022%) CISM
15 1 (0.022%) CISSP
15 1 (0.022%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 399 (8.62%) QA
2 272 (5.88%) Accessibility
3 29 (0.63%) SLA
4 27 (0.58%) GDPR
5 23 (0.50%) Data Quality
6 17 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.30%) WCAG
8 13 (0.28%) NIST
8 13 (0.28%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.17%) IEC 62304
9 8 (0.17%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.022%) CDISC
10 1 (0.022%) GxP
10 1 (0.022%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.022%) PMO
10 1 (0.022%) PSD2
10 1 (0.022%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 1,626 (35.13%) Docker
2 11 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.17%) Firmware
5 5 (0.11%) LXC
6 2 (0.043%) etcd
6 2 (0.043%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.022%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.022%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1,238 (26.74%) Kubernetes
2 605 (13.07%) Terraform
3 145 (3.13%) Prometheus
4 122 (2.64%) Grafana
5 78 (1.69%) Ansible
6 30 (0.65%) Argo
7 27 (0.58%) Puppet
8 24 (0.52%) Bugsnag
8 24 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
8 24 (0.52%) Istio
8 24 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
9 23 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
10 12 (0.26%) linkerd
11 8 (0.17%) MOM
11 8 (0.17%) Packer
12 7 (0.15%) Rancher
12 7 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.086%) Kibana
14 2 (0.043%) Microsoft Intune
15 1 (0.022%) collectd
Vendors
1 407 (8.79%) Google
2 106 (2.29%) Apple
3 105 (2.27%) Microsoft
4 103 (2.23%) Oracle
5 81 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
6 79 (1.71%) Cadence
7 73 (1.58%) Atlassian
8 72 (1.56%) Confluent
8 72 (1.56%) New Relic
9 68 (1.47%) Adobe
10 58 (1.25%) IBM
10 58 (1.25%) Netlify
11 39 (0.84%) Datto
11 39 (0.84%) SAP
12 37 (0.80%) Monzo
13 36 (0.78%) Spotify
14 35 (0.76%) BT
15 31 (0.67%) VMware
16 30 (0.65%) Twitter
17 26 (0.56%) Mapbox