Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GraphQL
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 284 506 845
Rank change year-on-year +222 +339 +242
Permanent jobs citing GraphQL 668 648 279
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.07% 0.52% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.49% 1.33% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 671 624 282
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £94,625 £86,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,375 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.75% +17.65% -5.56%

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 26,838 48,762 59,969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.84% 38.88% 39.60%
Number of salaries quoted 22,755 40,384 49,691
Median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.64% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,280 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.04% +2.84% +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 18 January 2021.

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 18 January 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 +225 647 £65,000 +4.00% 186
London +175 396 £75,000 - 113
UK excluding London +211 251 £51,375 +2.75% 75
Work from Home -23 121 £62,500 +25.00% 39
North of England +71 80 £51,250 +2.50% 16
South West +83 45 £50,000 -9.09% 17
South East +165 41 £62,500 +31.58% 18
North West +74 38 £50,000 -11.11% 9
East of England +136 36 £50,000 +8.11% 12
Midlands +102 36 £52,500 +14.13% 9
West Midlands +62 23 £55,000 +4.76% 8
North East +37 23 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Yorkshire +40 19 £50,000 +11.11% 6
East Midlands +71 13 £49,000 +8.89% 1
Scotland +33 12 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Wales +49 2 £60,000 +90.48%

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 379 (56.74%) JavaScript
2 271 (40.57%) React
3 269 (40.27%) Agile Software Development
4 257 (38.47%) Node.js
5 223 (33.38%) Python
6 219 (32.78%) TypeScript
7 213 (31.89%) AWS
8 193 (28.89%) Microservices
9 185 (27.69%) Docker
10 157 (23.50%) REST
11 140 (20.96%) Software Engineering
12 135 (20.21%) CSS
13 133 (19.91%) Kubernetes
14 126 (18.86%) HTML
15 122 (18.26%) Git (software)
16 121 (18.11%) Java
17 109 (16.32%) DevOps
18 103 (15.42%) Front End Development
19 96 (14.37%) Finance
20 95 (14.22%) SQL
20 95 (14.22%) User Experience
21 94 (14.07%) GCP
21 94 (14.07%) MongoDB
22 90 (13.47%) Redux
23 87 (13.02%) AngularJS
24 86 (12.87%) TDD
24 86 (12.87%) Serverless
25 85 (12.72%) PostgreSQL
26 82 (12.28%) ES6
26 82 (12.28%) Fintech

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 47 (7.04%) Elasticsearch
2 28 (4.19%) CMS
3 14 (2.10%) Apache Spark
4 12 (1.80%) Apache
4 12 (1.80%) Headless CMS
5 7 (1.05%) Apache Solr
6 6 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (0.75%) nginx
7 5 (0.75%) WordPress
8 3 (0.45%) Drupal
8 3 (0.45%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.30%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.30%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.15%) Confluence
10 1 (0.15%) Kentico
10 1 (0.15%) Mule
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.15%) SilverStripe
10 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (1.20%) Sketch
2 7 (1.05%) InVision
3 5 (0.75%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.60%) Figma
5 2 (0.30%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 4 (0.60%) Magento
2 2 (0.30%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.15%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 213 (31.89%) AWS
2 94 (14.07%) GCP
3 86 (12.87%) Serverless
4 75 (11.23%) AWS Lambda
5 61 (9.13%) Azure
6 59 (8.83%) SaaS
7 30 (4.49%) GitHub
8 16 (2.40%) Amazon ECS
8 16 (2.40%) OpenShift
9 12 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (1.65%) Azure Functions
11 10 (1.50%) npm
12 9 (1.35%) Amazon S3
13 8 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (1.20%) Amazon Kinesis
13 8 (1.20%) Heroku
14 7 (1.05%) Apigee
14 7 (1.05%) Route 53
15 6 (0.90%) DigitalOcean
15 6 (0.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.45%) HTTP
1 3 (0.45%) Internet
2 1 (0.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (14.07%) MongoDB
2 85 (12.72%) PostgreSQL
3 66 (9.88%) MySQL
4 63 (9.43%) NoSQL
5 42 (6.29%) Relational Database
6 22 (3.29%) RDBMS
6 22 (3.29%) SQL Server
7 18 (2.69%) Redis
8 10 (1.50%) Amazon Redshift
9 8 (1.20%) Big Data
10 7 (1.05%) Flink
11 6 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.60%) Amazon Aurora
12 4 (0.60%) Blockchain
12 4 (0.60%) Neo4j
13 3 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.45%) BigQuery
13 3 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.45%) JasperReports
13 3 (0.45%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 122 (18.26%) Git (software)
2 50 (7.49%) webpack
3 34 (5.09%) Cypress.io
4 22 (3.29%) Babel
5 18 (2.69%) gulp
6 15 (2.25%) Protractor
7 14 (2.10%) GitLab
7 14 (2.10%) Jenkins
7 14 (2.10%) Selenium
7 14 (2.10%) TestCafe
8 12 (1.80%) Jasmine
9 11 (1.65%) Bitbucket
9 11 (1.65%) PHPUnit
10 10 (1.50%) JIRA
10 10 (1.50%) PostCSS
11 8 (1.20%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.05%) Gradle
13 6 (0.90%) Grunt
13 6 (0.90%) Storybook
14 5 (0.75%) JUnit
General
1 96 (14.37%) Finance
2 23 (3.44%) Banking
2 23 (3.44%) Marketing
3 18 (2.69%) Brand Awareness
4 17 (2.54%) Retail
5 12 (1.80%) Games
6 8 (1.20%) Law
6 8 (1.20%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.75%) Public Sector
8 4 (0.60%) Front Office
9 2 (0.30%) Advertising
9 2 (0.30%) Electronics
10 1 (0.15%) Billing
10 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.15%) Korean Language
10 1 (0.15%) Legal
10 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 446 (66.77%) Developer
2 110 (16.47%) React Developer
3 91 (13.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 89 (13.32%) JavaScript Developer
5 88 (13.17%) Senior Developer
6 86 (12.87%) Full Stack Developer
7 63 (9.43%) Architect
8 62 (9.28%) Backend Developer
9 54 (8.08%) Solutions Architect
10 45 (6.74%) Java Developer
11 42 (6.29%) Node.js Developer
12 40 (5.99%) Python Developer
12 40 (5.99%) Software Engineer
13 26 (3.89%) AWS Architect
13 26 (3.89%) AWS Solutions Architect
14 23 (3.44%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 23 (3.44%) Senior React Developer
15 22 (3.29%) Engineering Manager
15 22 (3.29%) Lead Architect
15 22 (3.29%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (40.57%) React
2 257 (38.47%) Node.js
3 157 (23.50%) REST
4 135 (20.21%) CSS
5 126 (18.86%) HTML
6 90 (13.47%) Redux
7 87 (13.02%) AngularJS
8 75 (11.23%) Vue.js
9 72 (10.78%) React Native
10 69 (10.33%) Kafka
10 69 (10.33%) RESTful
11 66 (9.88%) HTML5
12 62 (9.28%) Apollo GraphQL
13 60 (8.98%) Flask
14 59 (8.83%) Django
15 48 (7.19%) Sass
15 48 (7.19%) Spring
16 44 (6.59%) CSS3
17 43 (6.44%) .NET
17 43 (6.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 95 (14.22%) User Experience
2 50 (7.49%) Greenfield Project
3 41 (6.14%) Mobile App
4 22 (3.29%) Social Network
5 20 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (2.25%) Hedge funds
7 14 (2.10%) Cloud Native
8 11 (1.65%) Equities
9 10 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (0.90%) Algorithms
11 6 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (0.90%) NHS
11 6 (0.90%) Social Media
12 5 (0.75%) Blog
12 5 (0.75%) Replication
13 4 (0.60%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.60%) Derivative
13 4 (0.60%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 31 (4.64%) Apple iOS
2 26 (3.89%) Android
3 7 (1.05%) Linux
3 7 (1.05%) Unix
4 3 (0.45%) Windows
5 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (40.27%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (28.89%) Microservices
3 140 (20.96%) Software Engineering
4 109 (16.32%) DevOps
5 103 (15.42%) Front End Development
6 86 (12.87%) TDD
7 82 (12.28%) Fintech
8 74 (11.08%) Mentoring
9 64 (9.58%) Test Automation
10 59 (8.83%) E-Commerce
11 58 (8.68%) Scrum
12 54 (8.08%) Web Development
13 43 (6.44%) Machine Learning
14 42 (6.29%) Kanban
15 40 (5.99%) Artificial Intelligence
15 40 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
15 40 (5.99%) Domain-Driven Design
16 37 (5.54%) Continuous Improvement
17 32 (4.79%) BDD
17 32 (4.79%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 379 (56.74%) JavaScript
2 223 (33.38%) Python
3 219 (32.78%) TypeScript
4 121 (18.11%) Java
5 95 (14.22%) SQL
6 82 (12.28%) ES6
7 56 (8.38%) C#
7 56 (8.38%) Go
8 47 (7.04%) PHP
9 38 (5.69%) Scala
10 20 (2.99%) Kotlin
11 19 (2.84%) Java 8
12 18 (2.69%) Shell Script
13 16 (2.40%) Ruby
14 14 (2.10%) Perl
15 12 (1.80%) ES7
16 10 (1.50%) C++
17 8 (1.20%) Apple Swift
17 8 (1.20%) C
17 8 (1.20%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (4.04%) Degree
2 19 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.95%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.35%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.05%) SANS
5 7 (1.05%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.60%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.60%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.45%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.19%) QA
2 7 (1.05%) WCAG
3 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 185 (27.69%) Docker
2 6 (0.90%) Firmware
3 4 (0.60%) Varnish
4 2 (0.30%) etcd
Systems Management
1 133 (19.91%) Kubernetes
2 45 (6.74%) Terraform
3 7 (1.05%) Kibana
4 6 (0.90%) Ansible
4 6 (0.90%) logstash
5 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.15%) Grafana
5 1 (0.15%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 69 (10.33%) Google
2 6 (0.90%) Sitecore
2 6 (0.90%) Zend
3 5 (0.75%) Atlassian
4 4 (0.60%) Oracle
5 3 (0.45%) SAP
5 3 (0.45%) Spotify
6 2 (0.30%) BT
6 2 (0.30%) Remedy
6 2 (0.30%) Sparx
7 1 (0.15%) Apple
7 1 (0.15%) Databricks
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.15%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.15%) Twitter
7 1 (0.15%) YouTube