Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GraphQL
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 190 292 506
Rank change year-on-year +102 +214 +364
Permanent jobs citing GraphQL 2,469 679 669
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.93% 1.07% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.02% 2.53% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 879 584 566
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £41,875
25th Percentile £50,000 £49,938 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -3.85%
75th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +17.65%

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 49,181 26,871 48,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.40% 42.46% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 30,350 23,073 39,856
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £81,250 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,100 £50,000 £45,591
% change year-on-year +8.20% +9.67% +1.31%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +67 1,976 £70,000 +7.69% 236
London +93 1,455 £80,000 +6.67% 132
UK excluding London +18 583 £55,000 +4.76% 115
Work from Home +18 465 £70,000 +9.92% 62
North of England -20 189 £60,000 +14.29% 31
South East -26 131 £60,000 -2.04% 24
North West -12 128 £50,000 -2.91% 18
Scotland +1 81 £55,000 +22.22% 12
Midlands -69 62 £52,500 - 21
Yorkshire -37 56 £66,000 +32.00% 10
East of England -66 56 £47,500 -5.00% 14
South West -41 52 £55,000 +10.00% 13
East Midlands -38 38 £57,000 +16.33% 11
West Midlands -78 24 £50,000 -16.67% 10
Wales -37 13 £50,000 -16.67%
North East -46 5 £62,500 +13.64% 3

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1,639 (66.38%) React
2 1,347 (54.56%) TypeScript
3 1,299 (52.61%) JavaScript
4 1,256 (50.87%) Node.js
5 1,198 (48.52%) Agile Software Development
6 1,029 (41.68%) Software Engineering
7 885 (35.84%) AWS
8 825 (33.41%) Docker
9 797 (32.28%) Full Stack Development
10 784 (31.75%) CI/CD
11 742 (30.05%) CSS
12 732 (29.65%) REST
13 701 (28.39%) Kubernetes
14 644 (26.08%) HTML
15 633 (25.64%) Python
16 630 (25.52%) Git (software)
17 619 (25.07%) PostgreSQL
18 617 (24.99%) Microservices
19 551 (22.32%) User Experience
20 521 (21.10%) Test Automation
21 517 (20.94%) DevOps
22 506 (20.49%) Java
23 492 (19.93%) Serverless
24 456 (18.47%) SQL
25 454 (18.39%) TDD
26 444 (17.98%) Social Skills
27 442 (17.90%) Front End Development
27 442 (17.90%) GCP
28 417 (16.89%) React Native
29 416 (16.85%) Finance

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
1 184 (7.45%) Elasticsearch
2 108 (4.37%) CMS
3 89 (3.60%) Apache
4 83 (3.36%) nginx
5 61 (2.47%) Confluence
6 40 (1.62%) Headless CMS
7 31 (1.26%) Apache Airflow
8 29 (1.17%) IIS
9 23 (0.93%) Apache Spark
10 21 (0.85%) Ethereum
11 18 (0.73%) Apache Pulsar
12 16 (0.65%) Umbraco
13 14 (0.57%) WordPress
14 13 (0.53%) Tomcat
15 12 (0.49%) Camunda
16 10 (0.41%) SilverStripe
17 9 (0.36%) Drupal
17 9 (0.36%) Tornado
18 7 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
19 6 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 47 (1.90%) Sketch
2 24 (0.97%) Photoshop
3 19 (0.77%) Chatbot
3 19 (0.77%) InVision
4 15 (0.61%) Adobe XD
5 13 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.28%) Maple
6 7 (0.28%) Zeplin
7 6 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 5 (0.20%) GIMP
9 3 (0.12%) Marvel
10 1 (0.041%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.041%) MadCap Flare
Business Applications
1 52 (2.11%) Magento
2 33 (1.34%) Shopify
3 6 (0.24%) NetSuite
3 6 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.081%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.081%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.041%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.041%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 885 (35.84%) AWS
2 492 (19.93%) Serverless
3 442 (17.90%) GCP
4 355 (14.38%) GitHub
5 297 (12.03%) Azure
6 244 (9.88%) AWS Lambda
7 238 (9.64%) SaaS
8 131 (5.31%) npm
9 111 (4.50%) GitHub Actions
10 101 (4.09%) Amazon S3
11 77 (3.12%) Amazon SQS
11 77 (3.12%) Heroku
12 75 (3.04%) Cloud Computing
13 69 (2.79%) Figma
14 55 (2.23%) Yarn
15 51 (2.07%) Amazon ECS
16 49 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
17 44 (1.78%) Firebase
17 44 (1.78%) Slack
18 40 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 108 (4.37%) HTTP
2 46 (1.86%) Internet
3 37 (1.50%) Broadband
4 19 (0.77%) SSH
5 17 (0.69%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
6 13 (0.53%) 5G
7 8 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (0.24%) MQTT
8 6 (0.24%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.20%) DHCP
9 5 (0.20%) DNS
9 5 (0.20%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.20%) IPv4
9 5 (0.20%) IPv6
9 5 (0.20%) SMTP
9 5 (0.20%) SNMP
10 4 (0.16%) Skype
11 2 (0.081%) SMS
11 2 (0.081%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 619 (25.07%) PostgreSQL
2 354 (14.34%) NoSQL
3 347 (14.05%) MySQL
4 230 (9.32%) MongoDB
5 225 (9.11%) Redis
6 146 (5.91%) Relational Database
7 115 (4.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 93 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
9 89 (3.60%) Big Data
9 89 (3.60%) SQL Server
10 72 (2.92%) Blockchain
11 37 (1.50%) Amazon Aurora
12 29 (1.17%) Metadata
13 28 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
14 22 (0.89%) RDBMS
15 21 (0.85%) Data Lake
16 20 (0.81%) Hadoop
17 19 (0.77%) HBase
18 18 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
19 17 (0.69%) Metadata Repository
Development Applications
1 630 (25.52%) Git (software)
2 234 (9.48%) webpack
3 226 (9.15%) Jenkins
4 165 (6.68%) Cypress.io
5 135 (5.47%) JIRA
6 133 (5.39%) GitLab
7 95 (3.85%) Selenium
8 78 (3.16%) CircleCI
9 70 (2.84%) Babel
10 63 (2.55%) Cucumber
10 63 (2.55%) PostCSS
11 62 (2.51%) Storybook
12 60 (2.43%) gulp
13 59 (2.39%) Mocha
14 33 (1.34%) SonarQube
15 32 (1.30%) Jasmine
16 30 (1.22%) Bitbucket
16 30 (1.22%) rollup.js
17 29 (1.17%) ESLint
17 29 (1.17%) Maven
General
1 444 (17.98%) Social Skills
2 416 (16.85%) Finance
3 243 (9.84%) Retail
4 188 (7.61%) Marketing
5 145 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
6 136 (5.51%) Games
7 78 (3.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 69 (2.79%) Banking
9 59 (2.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 47 (1.90%) Telecoms
11 40 (1.62%) Publishing
12 39 (1.58%) Advertising
13 33 (1.34%) Manufacturing
14 29 (1.17%) Italian Language
15 27 (1.09%) Financial Institution
16 25 (1.01%) Public Sector
17 21 (0.85%) Legal
18 19 (0.77%) Electronics
19 16 (0.65%) Back Office
20 15 (0.61%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,166 (47.23%) Developer
2 627 (25.39%) Software Engineer
3 399 (16.16%) Senior Developer
4 293 (11.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 259 (10.49%) Senior Software Engineer
6 246 (9.96%) React Developer
7 233 (9.44%) Full Stack Developer
8 112 (4.54%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 110 (4.46%) JavaScript Developer
10 104 (4.21%) Senior React Developer
11 101 (4.09%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 68 (2.75%) Java Engineer
13 65 (2.63%) Java Developer
14 64 (2.59%) Node.js Developer
14 64 (2.59%) PHP Developer
15 60 (2.43%) Backend Developer
16 59 (2.39%) Principal Engineer
16 59 (2.39%) Software Developer
17 53 (2.15%) JavaScript Engineer
18 47 (1.90%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,639 (66.38%) React
2 1,256 (50.87%) Node.js
3 742 (30.05%) CSS
4 732 (29.65%) REST
5 644 (26.08%) HTML
6 417 (16.89%) React Native
7 313 (12.68%) Redux
8 308 (12.47%) AngularJS
9 276 (11.18%) HTML5
10 273 (11.06%) Vue.js
11 258 (10.45%) Spring
12 247 (10.00%) RESTful
13 246 (9.96%) Jest
14 241 (9.76%) CSS3
15 219 (8.87%) Sass
16 198 (8.02%) Spring Boot
17 186 (7.53%) Apollo GraphQL
18 182 (7.37%) Kafka
19 163 (6.60%) Express
20 159 (6.44%) Next.js
Miscellaneous
1 551 (22.32%) User Experience
2 304 (12.31%) Mobile App
3 148 (5.99%) Greenfield Project
4 122 (4.94%) Virtual Team
5 78 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
6 74 (3.00%) Cloud Native
7 64 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
8 56 (2.27%) Algorithms
9 54 (2.19%) Data Structures
10 52 (2.11%) Blog
11 49 (1.98%) Social Media
12 43 (1.74%) NHS
13 42 (1.70%) Public Cloud
14 37 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
15 32 (1.30%) Digital Currency
16 29 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
16 29 (1.17%) Smartphone
17 28 (1.13%) Legacy Code
18 27 (1.09%) CUDA
18 27 (1.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 160 (6.48%) Android
2 158 (6.40%) Apple iOS
3 101 (4.09%) Linux
4 60 (2.43%) Windows
5 29 (1.17%) Unix
6 24 (0.97%) VMS
7 3 (0.12%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.081%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.041%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.041%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,198 (48.52%) Agile Software Development
2 1,029 (41.68%) Software Engineering
3 797 (32.28%) Full Stack Development
4 784 (31.75%) CI/CD
5 617 (24.99%) Microservices
6 521 (21.10%) Test Automation
7 517 (20.94%) DevOps
8 454 (18.39%) TDD
9 442 (17.90%) Front End Development
10 415 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
11 350 (14.18%) Mentoring
12 309 (12.52%) Scrum
13 292 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
14 266 (10.77%) Open Source
15 262 (10.61%) BDD
16 236 (9.56%) E-Commerce
17 234 (9.48%) Clean Code
18 227 (9.19%) Pair Programming
18 227 (9.19%) Web Development
19 224 (9.07%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 1,347 (54.56%) TypeScript
2 1,299 (52.61%) JavaScript
3 633 (25.64%) Python
4 506 (20.49%) Java
5 456 (18.47%) SQL
6 284 (11.50%) Go
7 247 (10.00%) C#
8 216 (8.75%) PHP
9 183 (7.41%) ES6
10 141 (5.71%) Ruby
11 138 (5.59%) Kotlin
12 102 (4.13%) Rust
13 71 (2.88%) Scala
14 69 (2.79%) ES7
15 61 (2.47%) Java 8
16 56 (2.27%) Apple Swift
16 56 (2.27%) C
17 40 (1.62%) Java 11
18 38 (1.54%) C++
19 35 (1.42%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 182 (7.37%) Degree
2 129 (5.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 49 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 32 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 21 (0.85%) SANS
6 20 (0.81%) AWS Certification
7 19 (0.77%) PhD
8 12 (0.49%) Master's Degree
9 8 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.28%) MBA
11 6 (0.24%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (0.24%) GIAC
11 6 (0.24%) OSCP
12 5 (0.20%) CISSP
13 3 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
14 1 (0.041%) CFA
14 1 (0.041%) CREST Certified
14 1 (0.041%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.041%) ISEB
14 1 (0.041%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 200 (8.10%) QA
2 161 (6.52%) Accessibility
3 36 (1.46%) WCAG
4 13 (0.53%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.45%) IEC 62304
5 11 (0.45%) ISO 13485
6 3 (0.12%) GDPR
7 1 (0.041%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.041%) PSD2
System Software
1 825 (33.41%) Docker
2 15 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
2 15 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.20%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.081%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 701 (28.39%) Kubernetes
2 278 (11.26%) Terraform
3 75 (3.04%) Prometheus
4 35 (1.42%) Grafana
5 33 (1.34%) Ansible
6 28 (1.13%) Hadoop YARN
7 13 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (0.41%) Istio
8 10 (0.41%) Puppet
9 8 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (0.24%) Nessus
11 4 (0.16%) Argo
12 3 (0.12%) Rancher
13 2 (0.081%) Graphite
13 2 (0.081%) Packer
14 1 (0.041%) Consul
14 1 (0.041%) Kibana
14 1 (0.041%) Microsoft Intune
14 1 (0.041%) OpenNebula
14 1 (0.041%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 225 (9.11%) Google
2 93 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 74 (3.00%) Apple
4 55 (2.23%) Oracle
5 39 (1.58%) SAP
6 32 (1.30%) IBM
7 28 (1.13%) Xamarin
8 27 (1.09%) Splunk
9 24 (0.97%) Adobe
10 21 (0.85%) Confluent
11 20 (0.81%) Facebook
12 19 (0.77%) New Relic
12 19 (0.77%) Spotify
13 16 (0.65%) Cadence
13 16 (0.65%) MuleSoft
14 15 (0.61%) VMware
15 14 (0.57%) BEA
15 14 (0.57%) BT
15 14 (0.57%) Netlify
15 14 (0.57%) Sitecore