Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

gRPC
UK
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 584 829 1064
Rank change year-on-year +245 +235 +125
Permanent jobs citing gRPC 263 156 66
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.14% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% 0.35% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 202 136 47
10th Percentile £50,000 £41,250 £39,500
25th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £70,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% -16.67%
75th Percentile £115,000 £93,750 £90,000
90th Percentile £132,500 £122,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year -7.69% +63.52% -27.73%

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 33,365 44,904 58,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.18% 39.45% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 26,876 37,302 48,226
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

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 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 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 +215 258 £90,000 +28.57% 42
London +197 216 £95,000 +26.67% 31
Work from Home -87 54 £60,000 -14.29% 8
UK excluding London +109 39 £60,000 -7.69% 11
South East +82 27 £60,000 - 4
North of England +47 6 £62,500 -16.67% 3
North West +40 4 £65,000 +23.81% 2
Midlands - 3 £34,000 -
Yorkshire +4 2 £45,000 -40.00% 1
East of England - 2 - - 4
West Midlands - 2 - -
South West +17 1 £80,000 +14.29%
East Midlands - 1 £34,000 -

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 199 (75.67%) Microservices
2 172 (65.40%) PostgreSQL
3 169 (64.26%) Java
4 164 (62.36%) Kubernetes
5 163 (61.98%) Docker
6 162 (61.60%) AWS
7 141 (53.61%) Finance
8 138 (52.47%) Banking
9 135 (51.33%) Python
10 131 (49.81%) Software Engineering
11 121 (46.01%) SQL
12 117 (44.49%) Agile Software Development
13 110 (41.83%) Asset Management
14 102 (38.78%) Kafka
15 97 (36.88%) MySQL
16 92 (34.98%) SQL Server
16 92 (34.98%) AWS Lambda
16 92 (34.98%) Serverless
17 84 (31.94%) Web Services
18 82 (31.18%) Amazon ECS
19 80 (30.42%) Hedge funds
20 78 (29.66%) Oracle
21 76 (28.90%) RDBMS
21 76 (28.90%) Investment Management
21 76 (28.90%) Relational Database
22 66 (25.10%) Go
23 64 (24.33%) Amazon EC2
24 53 (20.15%) Data Management
24 53 (20.15%) RESTful
25 52 (19.77%) Enterprise Data Management

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 33 (12.55%) Apache
1 33 (12.55%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (3.04%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.66%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.90%) Apache Airflow
5 4 (1.52%) CMS
5 4 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.38%) Confluence
6 1 (0.38%) Luigi
6 1 (0.38%) Tornado
Applications
1 3 (1.14%) Figma
Business Applications
1 3 (1.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 162 (61.60%) AWS
2 92 (34.98%) AWS Lambda
2 92 (34.98%) Serverless
3 82 (31.18%) Amazon ECS
4 64 (24.33%) Amazon EC2
5 48 (18.25%) Azure
5 48 (18.25%) GCP
6 30 (11.41%) Apigee
7 13 (4.94%) Amazon Kinesis
7 13 (4.94%) Amazon SQS
8 11 (4.18%) Amazon S3
9 10 (3.80%) SaaS
10 9 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (2.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (2.28%) Amazon EKS
11 6 (2.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 6 (2.28%) Google App Engine
12 5 (1.90%) Datadog
13 2 (0.76%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.42%) HTTP
2 8 (3.04%) 5G
3 7 (2.66%) BGP
3 7 (2.66%) MPLS
3 7 (2.66%) OpenFlow
4 3 (1.14%) 3G
4 3 (1.14%) 4G
4 3 (1.14%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.76%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.76%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (65.40%) PostgreSQL
2 97 (36.88%) MySQL
3 92 (34.98%) SQL Server
4 76 (28.90%) RDBMS
4 76 (28.90%) Relational Database
5 52 (19.77%) Amazon Aurora
6 43 (16.35%) Redis
7 35 (13.31%) NoSQL
8 30 (11.41%) Amazon Redshift
9 17 (6.46%) BigQuery
9 17 (6.46%) Neo4j
10 16 (6.08%) MongoDB
11 14 (5.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 9 (3.42%) Flink
13 4 (1.52%) Tableau
14 2 (0.76%) Hadoop
15 1 (0.38%) Amazon Athena
15 1 (0.38%) Blockchain
15 1 (0.38%) Data Lake
15 1 (0.38%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (17.11%) Git (software)
2 44 (16.73%) Jenkins
3 34 (12.93%) GitLab
4 26 (9.89%) Artifactory
4 26 (9.89%) Gradle
5 6 (2.28%) SonarQube
6 5 (1.90%) CircleCI
6 5 (1.90%) Storybook
7 3 (1.14%) Cypress.io
7 3 (1.14%) JUnit
7 3 (1.14%) Postman
8 2 (0.76%) DbUnit
8 2 (0.76%) Maven
8 2 (0.76%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.76%) Subversion
8 2 (0.76%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.38%) Katalon Studio
9 1 (0.38%) Mockito
9 1 (0.38%) PHPUnit
General
1 141 (53.61%) Finance
2 138 (52.47%) Banking
3 5 (1.90%) Retail
3 5 (1.90%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.52%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.14%) Games
5 3 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.38%) Back Office
6 1 (0.38%) Law
6 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 185 (70.34%) Developer
2 101 (38.40%) Software Engineer
3 82 (31.18%) AWS Engineer
3 82 (31.18%) Java Developer
4 81 (30.80%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 79 (30.04%) AWS Developer
6 76 (28.90%) AWS Software Engineer
7 64 (24.33%) Java Engineer
8 59 (22.43%) Java Software Engineer
9 53 (20.15%) Programmer
9 53 (20.15%) Software Programmer
10 50 (19.01%) Java Software Developer
11 39 (14.83%) Backend Developer
12 33 (12.55%) Python Engineer
13 32 (12.17%) Python Developer
14 29 (11.03%) Senior Developer
15 26 (9.89%) Java Programmer
15 26 (9.89%) Python Programmer
15 26 (9.89%) Python Software Engineer
16 25 (9.51%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (38.78%) Kafka
2 84 (31.94%) Web Services
3 53 (20.15%) RESTful
4 50 (19.01%) GraphQL
5 37 (14.07%) REST
6 33 (12.55%) Protocol Buffers
7 31 (11.79%) Swagger
8 30 (11.41%) .NET
8 30 (11.41%) OAuth
9 27 (10.27%) J2EE
9 27 (10.27%) Spring
10 25 (9.51%) Spring Boot
11 24 (9.13%) .NET Core
12 20 (7.60%) RabbitMQ
13 16 (6.08%) React
14 13 (4.94%) AngularJS
14 13 (4.94%) React Native
15 12 (4.56%) CSS
15 12 (4.56%) HTML
16 10 (3.80%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 80 (30.42%) Hedge funds
2 52 (19.77%) Pricing Data
3 30 (11.41%) Cloud Native
3 30 (11.41%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (9.13%) Mobile Banking
5 19 (7.22%) Social Network
6 18 (6.84%) Mobile App
7 16 (6.08%) Algorithms
8 13 (4.94%) Mobile Payment
8 13 (4.94%) User Experience
9 7 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (2.28%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (1.14%) ASIC
12 3 (1.14%) CUDA
12 3 (1.14%) Data Centre
12 3 (1.14%) Derivative
12 3 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.14%) Equity Derivative
13 2 (0.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.98%) Linux
2 11 (4.18%) Android
3 8 (3.04%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.52%) Windows
5 3 (1.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (75.67%) Microservices
2 131 (49.81%) Software Engineering
3 117 (44.49%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (41.83%) Asset Management
5 76 (28.90%) Investment Management
6 53 (20.15%) Data Management
7 52 (19.77%) Enterprise Data Management
7 52 (19.77%) Project Delivery
8 51 (19.39%) DevOps
9 48 (18.25%) Fintech
10 41 (15.59%) Problem-Solving
11 38 (14.45%) Test Automation
12 29 (11.03%) Machine Learning
13 26 (9.89%) Data Science
13 26 (9.89%) Domain-Driven Design
14 25 (9.51%) Continuous Improvement
15 20 (7.60%) API Development
15 20 (7.60%) Robotic Process Automation
16 19 (7.22%) Robotic Automation
16 19 (7.22%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 169 (64.26%) Java
2 135 (51.33%) Python
3 121 (46.01%) SQL
4 66 (25.10%) Go
5 37 (14.07%) C#
6 24 (9.13%) TypeScript
7 23 (8.75%) C
7 23 (8.75%) C++
7 23 (8.75%) JavaScript
7 23 (8.75%) Shell Script
8 22 (8.37%) Java 8
8 22 (8.37%) Scala
9 11 (4.18%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.66%) Kotlin
11 5 (1.90%) ES8
12 4 (1.52%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.52%) Rust
13 2 (0.76%) ES6
13 2 (0.76%) PHP
13 2 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (11.03%) Degree
2 4 (1.52%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.80%) QA
2 8 (3.04%) PSD2
System Software
1 163 (61.98%) Docker
2 7 (2.66%) KVM
3 4 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 164 (62.36%) Kubernetes
2 31 (11.79%) Terraform
3 14 (5.32%) Prometheus
4 7 (2.66%) Ansible
4 7 (2.66%) Grafana
5 2 (0.76%) Istio
6 1 (0.38%) Kibana
6 1 (0.38%) Oozie
Vendors
1 78 (29.66%) Oracle
2 52 (19.77%) Sybase
3 26 (9.89%) Google
4 9 (3.42%) Spotify
5 4 (1.52%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.52%) VMware
6 3 (1.14%) Samsung
7 2 (0.76%) Confluent
7 2 (0.76%) SaltStack
7 2 (0.76%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.38%) Talend