Period
to 24 October 2020

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 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

gRPC
UK
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 544 900 1082
Rank change year-on-year +356 +182 +109
Permanent jobs citing gRPC 147 179 61
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.13% 0.037%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 0.35% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 131 147 28
Median annual salary £110,000 £80,000 £50,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% +57.64% -27.50%
10th Percentile £62,500 £50,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £143,750 £122,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +30.00% +25.00% -27.27%

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 21,419 51,321 65,794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.87% 37.59% 39.98%
Number of salaries quoted 18,281 42,195 54,376
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +6.80% +3.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 24 October 2020.

Salary histogram for gRPC in the UK

gRPC
Top 7 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 24 October 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 +344 147 £110,000 +37.50% 22
London +264 136 £112,500 +28.57% 14
Work from Home +25 15 £90,000 +28.57% 11
UK excluding London +286 10 £65,000 +30.00% 8
South East +208 8 £61,250 +22.50% 4
North of England +156 2 £65,000 +44.44% 3
Yorkshire +113 2 £65,000 +52.94% 1

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, 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.

1 129 (87.76%) Kubernetes
2 117 (79.59%) Microservices
3 116 (78.91%) Finance
4 113 (76.87%) Java
5 106 (72.11%) Python
6 98 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
7 96 (65.31%) AWS
8 94 (63.95%) Banking
9 92 (62.59%) DevOps
10 91 (61.90%) Asset Management
11 90 (61.22%) Docker
12 88 (59.86%) SQL Server
13 87 (59.18%) Apache
13 87 (59.18%) Azure
14 86 (58.50%) AWS Lambda
14 86 (58.50%) Serverless
15 85 (57.82%) Web Services
16 83 (56.46%) Google
16 83 (56.46%) Amazon ECS
16 83 (56.46%) GCP
17 82 (55.78%) Amazon Redshift
17 82 (55.78%) MySQL
18 80 (54.42%) Investment Management
18 80 (54.42%) Mentoring
19 76 (51.70%) Hedge funds
20 68 (46.26%) SQL
20 68 (46.26%) Data Warehouse
20 68 (46.26%) Back Office
21 65 (44.22%) Swagger
22 64 (43.54%) Apigee

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 87 (59.18%) Apache
2 13 (8.84%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.04%) CMS
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 8 (5.44%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 96 (65.31%) AWS
2 87 (59.18%) Azure
3 86 (58.50%) AWS Lambda
3 86 (58.50%) Serverless
4 83 (56.46%) Amazon ECS
4 83 (56.46%) GCP
5 64 (43.54%) Apigee
6 5 (3.40%) Amazon S3
7 4 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.04%) HTTP
1 3 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 88 (59.86%) SQL Server
3 82 (55.78%) Amazon Redshift
3 82 (55.78%) MySQL
4 68 (46.26%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (8.84%) MongoDB
7 11 (7.48%) RDBMS
7 11 (7.48%) Redis
7 11 (7.48%) Relational Database
8 10 (6.80%) NoSQL
9 8 (5.44%) Big Data
10 5 (3.40%) Hadoop
10 5 (3.40%) JanusGraph
11 3 (2.04%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 61 (41.50%) Jenkins
2 59 (40.14%) Artifactory
2 59 (40.14%) GitLab
3 18 (12.24%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.08%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.68%) Cypress.io
5 1 (0.68%) webpack
General
1 116 (78.91%) Finance
2 94 (63.95%) Banking
3 68 (46.26%) Back Office
4 4 (2.72%) Front Office
5 3 (2.04%) Advertising
6 1 (0.68%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (38.78%) Developer
2 55 (37.41%) Architect
2 55 (37.41%) Java Architect
2 55 (37.41%) Java Solutions Architect
2 55 (37.41%) Solutions Architect
3 53 (36.05%) AWS Architect
3 53 (36.05%) AWS Solutions Architect
4 50 (34.01%) Cloud Architect
4 50 (34.01%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 50 (34.01%) Data Architect
5 22 (14.97%) Java Developer
6 21 (14.29%) Software Engineer
7 19 (12.93%) Development Manager
8 18 (12.24%) Engineering Manager
8 18 (12.24%) Finance Manager
8 18 (12.24%) Java Development Manager
8 18 (12.24%) Software Engineering Manager
9 13 (8.84%) Backend Developer
10 12 (8.16%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 11 (7.48%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (57.82%) Web Services
2 65 (44.22%) Swagger
3 59 (40.14%) OAuth
4 44 (29.93%) Kafka
5 23 (15.65%) RESTful
6 22 (14.97%) Node.js
7 19 (12.93%) Protocol Buffers
8 15 (10.20%) GraphQL
8 15 (10.20%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (7.48%) REST
9 11 (7.48%) Spring
9 11 (7.48%) Spring Boot
10 8 (5.44%) Jest
11 7 (4.76%) .NET
12 6 (4.08%) .NET Core
12 6 (4.08%) Akka
12 6 (4.08%) AngularJS
12 6 (4.08%) React
13 5 (3.40%) CSS
13 5 (3.40%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 76 (51.70%) Hedge funds
2 12 (8.16%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (6.80%) Cloud Native
3 10 (6.80%) Social Network
4 8 (5.44%) Life Science
4 8 (5.44%) Robotics
5 4 (2.72%) Derivative
5 4 (2.72%) Equities
5 4 (2.72%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.04%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.68%) User Experience
8 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.40%) Linux
2 3 (2.04%) Windows
3 1 (0.68%) Android
3 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (79.59%) Microservices
2 92 (62.59%) DevOps
3 91 (61.90%) Asset Management
4 80 (54.42%) Investment Management
4 80 (54.42%) Mentoring
5 58 (39.46%) Technology Roadmap
6 55 (37.41%) Software Engineering
7 30 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (13.61%) Fintech
9 18 (12.24%) Performance Management
10 17 (11.56%) Domain-Driven Design
11 14 (9.52%) CQRS
12 13 (8.84%) Test Automation
13 12 (8.16%) OOP
13 12 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (7.48%) API Development
14 11 (7.48%) Data Science
14 11 (7.48%) Machine Learning
14 11 (7.48%) Open Source
15 10 (6.80%) Robotic Automation
Programming Languages
1 113 (76.87%) Java
2 106 (72.11%) Python
3 68 (46.26%) SQL
4 22 (14.97%) Go
5 20 (13.61%) Scala
6 17 (11.56%) JavaScript
7 16 (10.88%) TypeScript
8 13 (8.84%) Shell Script
9 10 (6.80%) Java 8
10 8 (5.44%) ES8
11 7 (4.76%) C
11 7 (4.76%) C#
12 5 (3.40%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.04%) C++
13 3 (2.04%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.36%) Rust
15 1 (0.68%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (37.41%) Sun Certification
2 9 (6.12%) Degree
3 8 (5.44%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 90 (61.22%) Docker
2 5 (3.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 129 (87.76%) Kubernetes
2 9 (6.12%) Istio
3 6 (4.08%) Terraform
4 4 (2.72%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 83 (56.46%) Google
2 27 (18.37%) Oracle
3 6 (4.08%) VMware
4 4 (2.72%) Bloomberg
5 2 (1.36%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.68%) Spotify