Period
to 22 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for gRPC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited gRPC over the 6 months to 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

gRPC
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 634 627 832
Rank change year-on-year -7 +205 +253
Permanent jobs citing gRPC 494 150 205
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.99% 0.56% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 225 120 189
10th Percentile £53,500 £50,000 £41,250
25th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £95,000 £90,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +24.14% -9.38%
75th Percentile £122,500 £122,500 £93,750
90th Percentile £132,500 £143,750 £122,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +41.18% +3.66%

gRPC 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 49,655 26,955 48,300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.53% 42.48% 38.28%
Number of salaries quoted 30,591 23,144 39,977
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 £54,500 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +9.00% +9.89% +1.11%

gRPC
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing gRPC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for gRPC in the UK

gRPC
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing gRPC.

Salary trend for gRPC in the UK

gRPC
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing gRPC over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Salary histogram for gRPC in the UK

gRPC
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing gRPC within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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 -5 436 £95,000 +5.56% 43
London -34 353 £97,500 +2.63% 28
Work from Home -120 121 £87,500 +40.00% 8
UK excluding London -128 86 £57,500 -4.17% 15
North of England -92 39 £70,000 +7.69% 4
North West -45 38 £70,000 +7.69% 4
South East -85 35 £55,000 -8.33% 10
Scotland - 6 £102,500 -
South West - 4 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 4 - -
Midlands - 4 - -
East of England -93 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, IT jobs citing gRPC 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 gRPC.

1 341 (69.03%) Software Engineering
2 323 (65.38%) AWS
3 291 (58.91%) Java
4 281 (56.88%) Microservices
5 257 (52.02%) Docker
6 248 (50.20%) Kubernetes
7 239 (48.38%) Agile Software Development
8 230 (46.56%) Python
9 225 (45.55%) Finance
10 188 (38.06%) DevOps
11 175 (35.43%) GCP
12 169 (34.21%) SQL
13 151 (30.57%) GraphQL
14 149 (30.16%) TypeScript
15 143 (28.95%) Test Automation
15 143 (28.95%) PostgreSQL
16 141 (28.54%) CI/CD
17 140 (28.34%) QA
17 140 (28.34%) Go
18 135 (27.33%) Serverless
19 132 (26.72%) React
19 132 (26.72%) Protocol Buffers
20 131 (26.52%) Banking
21 128 (25.91%) REST
22 127 (25.71%) Asset Management
23 123 (24.90%) Hedge funds
23 123 (24.90%) Investment Management
24 117 (23.68%) Terraform
25 113 (22.87%) Data Science
25 113 (22.87%) Artificial Intelligence

gRPC
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 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (2.83%) Apache Pulsar
2 14 (2.83%) nginx
3 11 (2.23%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.81%) Apache
4 4 (0.81%) Ethereum
4 4 (0.81%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.20%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 323 (65.38%) AWS
2 175 (35.43%) GCP
3 135 (27.33%) Serverless
4 109 (22.06%) Azure
5 98 (19.84%) AWS Lambda
6 85 (17.21%) Amazon EC2
7 84 (17.00%) Amazon ECS
8 31 (6.28%) GitHub
9 22 (4.45%) SaaS
10 15 (3.04%) Stripe
11 12 (2.43%) Slack
12 11 (2.23%) Apigee
13 8 (1.62%) GitHub Actions
14 7 (1.42%) Dropbox
15 6 (1.21%) BrowserStack
16 5 (1.01%) Amazon S3
16 5 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
16 5 (1.01%) npm
16 5 (1.01%) Yarn
17 4 (0.81%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.44%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
2 8 (1.62%) Internet
3 6 (1.21%) HTTP
4 5 (1.01%) 5G
4 5 (1.01%) SSL
5 4 (0.81%) DNS
5 4 (0.81%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.61%) SD-WAN
6 3 (0.61%) SMTP
6 3 (0.61%) WAN
7 1 (0.20%) 4G
7 1 (0.20%) AMQP
7 1 (0.20%) Broadband
7 1 (0.20%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (28.95%) PostgreSQL
2 85 (17.21%) NoSQL
3 81 (16.40%) Amazon Athena
3 81 (16.40%) Amazon Aurora
4 78 (15.79%) Redis
5 57 (11.54%) MySQL
6 34 (6.88%) Relational Database
7 24 (4.86%) Metadata
8 18 (3.64%) Blockchain
9 17 (3.44%) Metadata Repository
9 17 (3.44%) RDBMS
10 13 (2.63%) MongoDB
11 12 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (2.23%) Big Data
13 9 (1.82%) Couchbase
14 8 (1.62%) BigQuery
15 6 (1.21%) Neo4j
16 4 (0.81%) Flink
16 4 (0.81%) InfluxDB
16 4 (0.81%) Kalido
Development Applications
1 42 (8.50%) Git (software)
2 31 (6.28%) Gradle
3 25 (5.06%) Cypress.io
4 22 (4.45%) Selenium
5 17 (3.44%) GitLab
6 14 (2.83%) Jenkins
7 13 (2.63%) Visual Studio
8 11 (2.23%) TeamCity
9 10 (2.02%) MSBuild
9 10 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (2.02%) SonarQube
10 9 (1.82%) Postman
11 8 (1.62%) Mocha
12 7 (1.42%) JIRA
13 4 (0.81%) git-flow
13 4 (0.81%) Jaeger
13 4 (0.81%) RSpec
13 4 (0.81%) Snyk
13 4 (0.81%) SpecFlow
14 3 (0.61%) Moq
General
1 225 (45.55%) Finance
2 131 (26.52%) Banking
3 43 (8.70%) Front Office
4 36 (7.29%) Social Skills
5 35 (7.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 34 (6.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 26 (5.26%) Marketing
8 18 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (3.64%) Telecoms
9 12 (2.43%) Retail
10 10 (2.02%) Financial Institution
11 9 (1.82%) Electronics
11 9 (1.82%) Manufacturing
11 9 (1.82%) Public Sector
12 4 (0.81%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.81%) Games
13 3 (0.61%) Legal
13 3 (0.61%) Organisational Skills
13 3 (0.61%) Presentation Skills
14 1 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 302 (61.13%) Software Engineer
2 199 (40.28%) Developer
3 153 (30.97%) Java Engineer
4 135 (27.33%) AWS Engineer
5 124 (25.10%) Senior Software Engineer
6 123 (24.90%) AWS Software Engineer
7 122 (24.70%) Java Software Engineer
8 111 (22.47%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 105 (21.26%) AWS Developer
10 90 (18.22%) Java Developer
11 76 (15.38%) Java Software Developer
12 48 (9.72%) Python Engineer
13 46 (9.31%) Senior Java Engineer
14 45 (9.11%) Senior Developer
15 44 (8.91%) Python Software Engineer
16 42 (8.50%) Senior Java Software Engineer
17 37 (7.49%) Python Developer
17 37 (7.49%) Senior Software Developer
18 28 (5.67%) Senior Java Developer
18 28 (5.67%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (30.57%) GraphQL
2 132 (26.72%) Protocol Buffers
2 132 (26.72%) React
3 128 (25.91%) REST
4 106 (21.46%) Node.js
5 99 (20.04%) Kafka
6 53 (10.73%) .NET
6 53 (10.73%) CSS
6 53 (10.73%) Spring
7 50 (10.12%) Spring Boot
8 49 (9.92%) HTML
9 48 (9.72%) RabbitMQ
10 44 (8.91%) RESTful
11 39 (7.89%) Elastic Stack
11 39 (7.89%) React Native
12 36 (7.29%) HTML5
12 36 (7.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 35 (7.09%) CSS3
14 31 (6.28%) Vue.js
15 28 (5.67%) Svelte
Miscellaneous
1 123 (24.90%) Hedge funds
2 81 (16.40%) Pricing Data
3 79 (15.99%) Cloud Native
4 56 (11.34%) Equities
5 46 (9.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 42 (8.50%) Fixed Income
7 37 (7.49%) Blog
8 32 (6.48%) NHS
9 28 (5.67%) Mobile App
10 27 (5.47%) Greenfield Project
11 22 (4.45%) User Experience
12 21 (4.25%) Algorithms
13 18 (3.64%) Semantic Web
14 14 (2.83%) Digital Currency
15 12 (2.43%) Data Structures
16 10 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
17 9 (1.82%) Virtual Team
18 8 (1.62%) Social Network
19 7 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
19 7 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (4.86%) Linux
2 3 (0.61%) Android
2 3 (0.61%) Unix
3 2 (0.40%) Debian
4 1 (0.20%) CoreOS
4 1 (0.20%) FreeBSD
4 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (69.03%) Software Engineering
2 281 (56.88%) Microservices
3 239 (48.38%) Agile Software Development
4 188 (38.06%) DevOps
5 143 (28.95%) Test Automation
6 141 (28.54%) CI/CD
7 127 (25.71%) Asset Management
8 123 (24.90%) Investment Management
9 113 (22.87%) Artificial Intelligence
9 113 (22.87%) Data Science
10 99 (20.04%) Analytics
11 94 (19.03%) TDD
12 89 (18.02%) Fintech
13 88 (17.81%) Data Management
14 84 (17.00%) Full Stack Development
15 81 (16.40%) Enterprise Data Management
15 81 (16.40%) Project Delivery
16 73 (14.78%) Open Source
17 70 (14.17%) Data Analytics
18 69 (13.97%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 291 (58.91%) Java
2 230 (46.56%) Python
3 169 (34.21%) SQL
4 149 (30.16%) TypeScript
5 140 (28.34%) Go
6 108 (21.86%) JavaScript
7 65 (13.16%) C#
8 64 (12.96%) Rust
9 29 (5.87%) Ruby
10 21 (4.25%) SPARQL
11 19 (3.85%) C++
12 18 (3.64%) Scala
13 16 (3.24%) C
14 11 (2.23%) Kotlin
15 9 (1.82%) Java 8
16 6 (1.21%) Shell Script
17 5 (1.01%) R
18 4 (0.81%) Dart
18 4 (0.81%) F#
19 3 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (7.49%) Degree
2 30 (6.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.21%) Master's Degree
4 4 (0.81%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (28.34%) QA
2 21 (4.25%) SLA
3 19 (3.85%) PSD2
4 6 (1.21%) Accessibility
5 4 (0.81%) GDPR
System Software
1 257 (52.02%) Docker
2 1 (0.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 248 (50.20%) Kubernetes
2 117 (23.68%) Terraform
3 59 (11.94%) Prometheus
4 26 (5.26%) Grafana
5 12 (2.43%) Ansible
6 8 (1.62%) Consul
7 7 (1.42%) Istio
8 4 (0.81%) Graylog
8 4 (0.81%) Kibana
9 3 (0.61%) Apache Brooklyn
10 2 (0.40%) Fluentd
11 1 (0.20%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.20%) Kustomize
11 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.20%) Packer
11 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 61 (12.35%) Google
2 35 (7.09%) Apple
3 9 (1.82%) SAP
4 8 (1.62%) Microsoft
5 7 (1.42%) BEA
5 7 (1.42%) CrowdStrike
5 7 (1.42%) Spotify
6 4 (0.81%) Alibaba
6 4 (0.81%) IBM
6 4 (0.81%) Oracle
7 3 (0.61%) ANSYS
7 3 (0.61%) Bloomberg
7 3 (0.61%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.40%) New Relic
8 2 (0.40%) VMware
8 2 (0.40%) YouTube
9 1 (0.20%) CA
9 1 (0.20%) CyberArk
9 1 (0.20%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.20%) Sonatype