Period
to 9 August 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 9 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GraphQL
UK
6 months to
9 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 366 571 982
Rank change year-on-year +205 +411 +140
Permanent jobs citing GraphQL 508 640 213
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 0.45% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.91% 1.18% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 457 534 195
Median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% -11.11%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -11.63%

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 26,640 54,125 68,432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.01% 37.67% 40.16%
Number of salaries quoted 22,045 44,627 56,801
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £81,250
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 9 August 2020.

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 9 August 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 +220 468 £65,000 +4.00% 125
London +162 293 £72,500 -3.33% 51
UK excluding London +178 204 £53,750 +7.50% 76
North of England +94 59 £50,000 -4.76% 31
Work from Home +45 45 £57,500 -4.17% 19
South West +127 43 £52,500 -4.55% 11
South East +165 37 £57,500 -4.17% 19
North West +36 30 £53,750 -8.51% 17
Yorkshire +130 28 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Midlands +110 25 £50,000 +3.63% 6
Scotland +95 22 £65,000 +62.50% 4
West Midlands +94 17 £50,000 +5.26% 1
East of England +90 10 £48,750 +2.63% 6
East Midlands +79 8 £72,500 +45.00% 5
Wales +36 4 - -
Northern Ireland - 4 £60,000 -
North East - 1 £60,000 - 9

For the 6 months to 9 August 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.

1 327 (64.37%) JavaScript
2 269 (52.95%) React
3 236 (46.46%) Node.js
4 220 (43.31%) Agile Software Development
5 188 (37.01%) Microservices
6 175 (34.45%) TypeScript
7 168 (33.07%) TDD
8 151 (29.72%) REST
9 149 (29.33%) AWS
10 137 (26.97%) Docker
11 117 (23.03%) DevOps
12 114 (22.44%) Redux
13 110 (21.65%) HTML
14 109 (21.46%) CSS
15 106 (20.87%) Front End Development
16 102 (20.08%) Software Engineering
17 99 (19.49%) Python
18 96 (18.90%) Finance
19 93 (18.31%) Java
20 90 (17.72%) Kubernetes
20 90 (17.72%) MongoDB
21 89 (17.52%) Serverless
22 88 (17.32%) Git (software)
23 80 (15.75%) React Native
24 72 (14.17%) AngularJS
25 70 (13.78%) Fintech
26 65 (12.80%) BDD
27 60 (11.81%) Scrum
28 59 (11.61%) Azure
29 58 (11.42%) Greenfield Project

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 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (2.36%) CMS
3 10 (1.97%) Headless CMS
4 8 (1.57%) Apache
5 7 (1.38%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.38%) nginx
6 5 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (0.98%) WordPress
7 4 (0.79%) Apache Airflow
7 4 (0.79%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.59%) Confluence
8 3 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.39%) SugarCRM
10 1 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (0.59%) Figma
Business Applications
1 6 (1.18%) Magento
2 4 (0.79%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.79%) Eikon
3 3 (0.59%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 149 (29.33%) AWS
2 89 (17.52%) Serverless
3 59 (11.61%) Azure
4 49 (9.65%) AWS Lambda
5 33 (6.50%) GCP
6 26 (5.12%) SaaS
7 17 (3.35%) Amazon S3
7 17 (3.35%) GitHub
8 16 (3.15%) Amazon ECS
9 10 (1.97%) Amazon Kinesis
9 10 (1.97%) Amazon SQS
9 10 (1.97%) Azure Functions
10 9 (1.77%) Amazon Cognito
10 9 (1.77%) Amazon EKS
10 9 (1.77%) Slack
11 8 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (1.57%) Cloudflare
11 8 (1.57%) Firebase
11 8 (1.57%) IaaS
11 8 (1.57%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.38%) HTTP
1 7 (1.38%) Internet
2 2 (0.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (17.72%) MongoDB
2 50 (9.84%) MySQL
3 48 (9.45%) NoSQL
4 43 (8.46%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (5.12%) SQL Server
6 17 (3.35%) Relational Database
7 14 (2.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 12 (2.36%) Big Data
9 11 (2.17%) Amazon Aurora
10 10 (1.97%) Blockchain
10 10 (1.97%) Neo4j
11 9 (1.77%) Redis
12 8 (1.57%) BigQuery
13 7 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.38%) Hadoop
14 6 (1.18%) Cosmos DB
15 5 (0.98%) MariaDB
16 4 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
16 4 (0.79%) Flink
16 4 (0.79%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 88 (17.32%) Git (software)
2 31 (6.10%) webpack
3 27 (5.31%) Jenkins
4 18 (3.54%) Cypress.io
5 17 (3.35%) CircleCI
5 17 (3.35%) JIRA
6 16 (3.15%) Selenium
7 13 (2.56%) Gradle
8 12 (2.36%) Android Studio
8 12 (2.36%) gulp
8 12 (2.36%) JUnit
9 11 (2.17%) GitLab
9 11 (2.17%) Mockito
10 9 (1.77%) Cucumber
11 8 (1.57%) Grunt
12 7 (1.38%) Babel
12 7 (1.38%) Mocha
13 6 (1.18%) Bitbucket
14 5 (0.98%) git-flow
15 4 (0.79%) Jasmine
General
1 96 (18.90%) Finance
2 20 (3.94%) Banking
3 17 (3.35%) Marketing
4 16 (3.15%) Games
5 14 (2.76%) Retail
6 9 (1.77%) Law
7 7 (1.38%) Publishing
8 5 (0.98%) Public Sector
9 3 (0.59%) Automotive
9 3 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.39%) Advertising
10 2 (0.39%) Electronics
10 2 (0.39%) Front Office
10 2 (0.39%) Legal
10 2 (0.39%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.20%) French Language
11 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 344 (67.72%) Developer
2 95 (18.70%) React Developer
3 84 (16.54%) Full Stack Developer
4 83 (16.34%) JavaScript Developer
5 79 (15.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 74 (14.57%) Senior Developer
7 51 (10.04%) Software Engineer
8 45 (8.86%) Node.js Developer
9 31 (6.10%) JavaScript Engineer
10 29 (5.71%) Senior React Developer
11 25 (4.92%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 23 (4.53%) Backend Developer
13 22 (4.33%) Python Developer
14 18 (3.54%) Lead Developer
15 17 (3.35%) Angular Developer
15 17 (3.35%) Java Developer
15 17 (3.35%) Senior JavaScript Developer
16 14 (2.76%) .NET Developer
17 12 (2.36%) Android Developer
17 12 (2.36%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (52.95%) React
2 236 (46.46%) Node.js
3 151 (29.72%) REST
4 114 (22.44%) Redux
5 110 (21.65%) HTML
6 109 (21.46%) CSS
7 80 (15.75%) React Native
8 72 (14.17%) AngularJS
9 57 (11.22%) HTML5
10 55 (10.83%) .NET
11 54 (10.63%) Web Services
12 53 (10.43%) RESTful
13 44 (8.66%) Sass
14 39 (7.68%) Apollo GraphQL
15 37 (7.28%) Vue.js
16 36 (7.09%) CSS3
17 28 (5.51%) Django
18 27 (5.31%) ASP.NET Web API
19 24 (4.72%) .NET Framework
20 22 (4.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.42%) Greenfield Project
2 50 (9.84%) User Experience
3 40 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (6.30%) Cloud Native
5 29 (5.71%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.56%) Virtual Team
7 12 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (2.17%) Blog
9 8 (1.57%) Renewable Energy
10 7 (1.38%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.38%) Tandem
11 6 (1.18%) Social Media
12 5 (0.98%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.98%) Replication
13 4 (0.79%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.79%) Media Streaming
13 4 (0.79%) Social Network
14 2 (0.39%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.39%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.71%) Android
2 22 (4.33%) Apple iOS
3 19 (3.74%) Linux
4 7 (1.38%) Windows
5 5 (0.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (43.31%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (37.01%) Microservices
3 168 (33.07%) TDD
4 117 (23.03%) DevOps
5 106 (20.87%) Front End Development
6 102 (20.08%) Software Engineering
7 70 (13.78%) Fintech
8 65 (12.80%) BDD
9 60 (11.81%) Scrum
10 47 (9.25%) Mentoring
11 43 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
12 41 (8.07%) Pair Programming
13 40 (7.87%) E-Commerce
14 38 (7.48%) Open Source
15 36 (7.09%) Artificial Intelligence
15 36 (7.09%) Test Automation
16 35 (6.89%) API Development
17 32 (6.30%) Analytics
18 31 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
19 29 (5.71%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 327 (64.37%) JavaScript
2 175 (34.45%) TypeScript
3 99 (19.49%) Python
4 93 (18.31%) Java
5 55 (10.83%) C#
5 55 (10.83%) SQL
6 53 (10.43%) ES6
7 39 (7.68%) PHP
8 29 (5.71%) Kotlin
9 22 (4.33%) Go
10 17 (3.35%) ES7
10 17 (3.35%) Scala
11 16 (3.15%) Ruby
12 14 (2.76%) Apple Swift
12 14 (2.76%) Objective-C
13 12 (2.36%) Java 8
14 9 (1.77%) C++
14 9 (1.77%) Clojure
14 9 (1.77%) Dart
15 8 (1.57%) Rust
Qualifications
1 18 (3.54%) Degree
2 13 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.98%) DV Cleared
3 5 (0.98%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.20%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.95%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) Basel III
2 1 (0.20%) MiFID
System Software
1 137 (26.97%) Docker
2 4 (0.79%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 90 (17.72%) Kubernetes
2 42 (8.27%) Terraform
3 12 (2.36%) Ansible
4 8 (1.57%) Istio
5 3 (0.59%) Grafana
5 3 (0.59%) Prometheus
5 3 (0.59%) Puppet
6 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (6.10%) Google
2 12 (2.36%) Microsoft
3 9 (1.77%) Oracle
4 7 (1.38%) Foundry
5 6 (1.18%) Apple
6 5 (0.98%) Adobe
6 5 (0.98%) Instagram
7 3 (0.59%) New Relic
7 3 (0.59%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.39%) SAP
9 1 (0.20%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.20%) Dell
9 1 (0.20%) NVIDIA
9 1 (0.20%) Tableau
9 1 (0.20%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.20%) Xamarin