Period
to 24 January 2021

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

gRPC
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 615 832 1069
Rank change year-on-year +217 +237 +93
Permanent jobs citing gRPC 153 201 65
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.16% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.41% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 149 207 37
Median annual salary £90,000 £70,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £50,000 £41,250 £39,500
90th Percentile £135,000 £122,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +41.18% +3.66% -25.45%

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 27,198 48,843 60,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.78% 38.85% 39.57%
Number of salaries quoted 23,025 40,461 49,726
Median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +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 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +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 January 2021.

Salary histogram for gRPC in the UK

gRPC
Top 8 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 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 +212 151 £90,000 +28.57% 23
London +184 130 £90,000 +16.13% 15
Work from Home -45 31 £62,500 -10.71% 10
UK excluding London +197 20 £60,000 +41.18% 8
South East +135 14 £60,000 +41.18% 4
North West +82 4 £65,000 -7.14% 1
North of England +74 4 £65,000 +44.44% 2
East of England - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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.

1 124 (81.05%) Kubernetes
2 121 (79.08%) Microservices
3 110 (71.90%) Docker
4 103 (67.32%) Java
5 98 (64.05%) Python
6 95 (62.09%) Finance
7 87 (56.86%) AWS
8 86 (56.21%) PostgreSQL
9 81 (52.94%) Banking
10 76 (49.67%) Asset Management
11 74 (48.37%) SQL Server
12 70 (45.75%) SQL
12 70 (45.75%) Agile Software Development
12 70 (45.75%) Azure
12 70 (45.75%) AWS Lambda
12 70 (45.75%) Serverless
13 69 (45.10%) DevOps
13 69 (45.10%) MySQL
14 65 (42.48%) Web Services
15 64 (41.83%) Software Engineering
15 64 (41.83%) Amazon ECS
16 63 (41.18%) Apache
17 59 (38.56%) Amazon Redshift
17 59 (38.56%) Apigee
17 59 (38.56%) Swagger
18 58 (37.91%) GCP
19 57 (37.25%) Investment Management
20 56 (36.60%) Google
20 56 (36.60%) Hedge funds
20 56 (36.60%) Kafka

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 63 (41.18%) Apache
2 9 (5.88%) Apache Spark
3 7 (4.58%) CMS
3 7 (4.58%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.27%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.31%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.65%) Luigi
6 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 8 (5.23%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 87 (56.86%) AWS
2 70 (45.75%) AWS Lambda
2 70 (45.75%) Azure
2 70 (45.75%) Serverless
3 64 (41.83%) Amazon ECS
4 59 (38.56%) Apigee
5 58 (37.91%) GCP
6 8 (5.23%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (5.23%) Amazon S3
7 6 (3.92%) SaaS
8 4 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.27%) HTTP
2 3 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.65%) 3G
3 1 (0.65%) 4G
3 1 (0.65%) 5G
3 1 (0.65%) BGP
3 1 (0.65%) MPLS
3 1 (0.65%) OpenFlow
3 1 (0.65%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.65%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (56.21%) PostgreSQL
2 74 (48.37%) SQL Server
3 69 (45.10%) MySQL
4 59 (38.56%) Amazon Redshift
5 26 (16.99%) RDBMS
5 26 (16.99%) Relational Database
6 25 (16.34%) NoSQL
7 23 (15.03%) Redis
8 22 (14.38%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (9.15%) MongoDB
10 8 (5.23%) Big Data
10 8 (5.23%) Neo4j
11 4 (2.61%) Amazon Aurora
12 1 (0.65%) Amazon Athena
12 1 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.65%) BigQuery
12 1 (0.65%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.65%) Data Lake
12 1 (0.65%) Flink
Development Applications
1 55 (35.95%) Jenkins
2 52 (33.99%) Artifactory
2 52 (33.99%) GitLab
3 31 (20.26%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.58%) SonarQube
5 2 (1.31%) DbUnit
5 2 (1.31%) JUnit
5 2 (1.31%) Subversion
6 1 (0.65%) Cypress.io
6 1 (0.65%) Gradle
6 1 (0.65%) webpack
General
1 95 (62.09%) Finance
2 81 (52.94%) Banking
3 23 (15.03%) Back Office
4 4 (2.61%) Front Office
5 2 (1.31%) Advertising
6 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 111 (72.55%) Developer
2 53 (34.64%) Java Developer
3 45 (29.41%) Software Engineer
4 40 (26.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 32 (20.92%) AWS Engineer
5 32 (20.92%) AWS Software Engineer
5 32 (20.92%) Java Engineer
6 31 (20.26%) AWS Developer
6 31 (20.26%) Java Software Engineer
7 29 (18.95%) Architect
7 29 (18.95%) Java Architect
7 29 (18.95%) Java Software Developer
7 29 (18.95%) Java Solutions Architect
7 29 (18.95%) Solutions Architect
8 28 (18.30%) SQL Developer
9 27 (17.65%) AWS Architect
9 27 (17.65%) AWS Solutions Architect
9 27 (17.65%) Backend Developer
10 22 (14.38%) Cloud Architect
10 22 (14.38%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (42.48%) Web Services
2 59 (38.56%) Swagger
3 56 (36.60%) Kafka
4 52 (33.99%) OAuth
5 35 (22.88%) RESTful
6 29 (18.95%) GraphQL
7 24 (15.69%) Spring
8 22 (14.38%) Spring Boot
9 21 (13.73%) Node.js
10 20 (13.07%) REST
11 17 (11.11%) Protocol Buffers
12 15 (9.80%) RabbitMQ
13 11 (7.19%) .NET
14 10 (6.54%) .NET Core
14 10 (6.54%) Jest
15 7 (4.58%) WebSockets
16 6 (3.92%) React
17 5 (3.27%) AngularJS
17 5 (3.27%) CSS
17 5 (3.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 56 (36.60%) Hedge funds
2 34 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (11.76%) Social Network
4 12 (7.84%) Cloud Native
5 5 (3.27%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.61%) Derivative
6 4 (2.61%) Equities
6 4 (2.61%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.61%) Pricing Data
7 3 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.31%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.65%) ASIC
9 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.65%) User Experience
9 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.54%) Linux
2 5 (3.27%) Windows
3 3 (1.96%) Android
3 3 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (79.08%) Microservices
2 76 (49.67%) Asset Management
3 70 (45.75%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (45.10%) DevOps
5 64 (41.83%) Software Engineering
6 57 (37.25%) Investment Management
7 29 (18.95%) Mentoring
7 29 (18.95%) Technology Roadmap
8 28 (18.30%) Domain-Driven Design
9 26 (16.99%) Problem-Solving
10 25 (16.34%) Test Automation
11 21 (13.73%) Fintech
12 19 (12.42%) API Development
12 19 (12.42%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (12.42%) Data Science
13 18 (11.76%) Machine Learning
13 18 (11.76%) Robotic Automation
13 18 (11.76%) Robotic Process Automation
14 15 (9.80%) CQRS
15 14 (9.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (67.32%) Java
2 98 (64.05%) Python
3 70 (45.75%) SQL
4 36 (23.53%) Go
5 27 (17.65%) Scala
6 26 (16.99%) TypeScript
7 23 (15.03%) Shell Script
8 21 (13.73%) JavaScript
9 19 (12.42%) Java 8
10 15 (9.80%) C#
11 12 (7.84%) Bash Shell
12 10 (6.54%) ES8
13 8 (5.23%) C
13 8 (5.23%) C++
14 5 (3.27%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.31%) Rust
16 1 (0.65%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 29 (18.95%) Sun Certification
2 5 (3.27%) Degree
3 3 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.54%) QA
System Software
1 110 (71.90%) Docker
2 1 (0.65%) KVM
Systems Management
1 124 (81.05%) Kubernetes
2 9 (5.88%) Istio
3 8 (5.23%) Terraform
4 1 (0.65%) Oozie
Vendors
1 56 (36.60%) Google
2 34 (22.22%) Oracle
3 7 (4.58%) VMware
4 5 (3.27%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.61%) Bloomberg
5 4 (2.61%) Sybase
6 3 (1.96%) Spotify
7 1 (0.65%) Talend