Period
to 5 July 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 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

gRPC
UK
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 704 1029 1192
Rank change year-on-year +325 +163 +12
Permanent jobs citing gRPC 143 83 33
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.056% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.15% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 142 55 26
Median annual salary £90,000 £80,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +18.52% -3.57%
10th Percentile £62,500 £50,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £143,750 £95,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +30.00% +33.33% -

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 31,523 56,000 72,009
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.99% 38.01% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 26,008 46,130 60,146
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 5 July 2020.

Salary histogram for gRPC in the UK

gRPC
Top 9 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 5 July 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 +325 143 £90,000 +12.50% 11
London +210 127 £107,500 +34.38% 10
Work from Home +78 18 £70,000 -12.50% 1
UK excluding London +244 16 £65,000 +30.00% 1
South East +163 7 £65,000 - 1
South West - 5 £70,000 -
North of England - 4 £60,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £65,000 -
North West - 2 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 5 July 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.

1 118 (82.52%) Kubernetes
2 110 (76.92%) Finance
3 108 (75.52%) Java
4 99 (69.23%) MySQL
5 95 (66.43%) Python
6 94 (65.73%) PostgreSQL
6 94 (65.73%) Microservices
7 92 (64.34%) Banking
8 88 (61.54%) Apache
8 88 (61.54%) DevOps
9 87 (60.84%) SQL Server
10 85 (59.44%) Azure
10 85 (59.44%) AWS
10 85 (59.44%) Docker
11 84 (58.74%) AWS Lambda
11 84 (58.74%) Serverless
11 84 (58.74%) Asset Management
12 83 (58.04%) Amazon ECS
12 83 (58.04%) Mentoring
12 83 (58.04%) Amazon Redshift
13 82 (57.34%) Web Services
14 81 (56.64%) Google
15 80 (55.94%) Hedge funds
15 80 (55.94%) Investment Management
15 80 (55.94%) GCP
16 73 (51.05%) Software Engineering
17 70 (48.95%) SQL
18 59 (41.26%) Oracle
19 55 (38.46%) OAuth
20 52 (36.36%) 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 88 (61.54%) Apache
2 15 (10.49%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (8.39%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.80%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.40%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 85 (59.44%) AWS
1 85 (59.44%) Azure
2 84 (58.74%) AWS Lambda
2 84 (58.74%) Serverless
3 83 (58.04%) Amazon ECS
4 80 (55.94%) GCP
5 52 (36.36%) Apigee
6 2 (1.40%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.70%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.20%) HTTP
2 1 (0.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (69.23%) MySQL
2 94 (65.73%) PostgreSQL
3 87 (60.84%) SQL Server
4 83 (58.04%) Amazon Redshift
5 48 (33.57%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (13.99%) Redis
7 17 (11.89%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (9.79%) MongoDB
9 6 (4.20%) Hadoop
10 5 (3.50%) JanusGraph
10 5 (3.50%) Neo4j
11 4 (2.80%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.70%) Looker
12 1 (0.70%) Power BI
12 1 (0.70%) QlikView
12 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 51 (35.66%) Artifactory
2 50 (34.97%) GitLab
2 50 (34.97%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.40%) SonarQube
4 2 (1.40%) webpack
5 1 (0.70%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.70%) DbUnit
5 1 (0.70%) JIRA
5 1 (0.70%) JUnit
5 1 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.70%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.70%) Subversion
5 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 110 (76.92%) Finance
2 92 (64.34%) Banking
3 48 (33.57%) Back Office
4 5 (3.50%) Billing
5 3 (2.10%) Games
6 2 (1.40%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
7 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 52 (36.36%) Developer
2 32 (22.38%) Architect
2 32 (22.38%) Java Architect
2 32 (22.38%) Java Solutions Architect
2 32 (22.38%) Solutions Architect
3 31 (21.68%) Development Manager
3 31 (21.68%) Engineering Manager
3 31 (21.68%) Finance Manager
4 30 (20.98%) Cloud Architect
4 30 (20.98%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 30 (20.98%) Data Architect
5 28 (19.58%) AWS Architect
5 28 (19.58%) AWS Solutions Architect
5 28 (19.58%) Software Engineering Manager
6 27 (18.88%) Java Developer
7 25 (17.48%) Java Development Manager
8 22 (15.38%) Software Engineer
9 21 (14.69%) Java Engineer
10 15 (10.49%) Java Software Engineer
11 14 (9.79%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (57.34%) Web Services
2 55 (38.46%) OAuth
3 52 (36.36%) Swagger
4 23 (16.08%) Kafka
5 15 (10.49%) RabbitMQ
6 13 (9.09%) .NET
7 11 (7.69%) Protocol Buffers
7 11 (7.69%) REST
8 10 (6.99%) Node.js
9 8 (5.59%) .NET Core
9 8 (5.59%) Akka
9 8 (5.59%) RESTful
9 8 (5.59%) Spring
9 8 (5.59%) Spring Boot
10 6 (4.20%) .NET Framework
10 6 (4.20%) AngularJS
10 6 (4.20%) OAuth2
11 5 (3.50%) GraphQL
11 5 (3.50%) OpenID
11 5 (3.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 80 (55.94%) Hedge funds
2 15 (10.49%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (6.99%) Life Science
3 10 (6.99%) Robotics
4 4 (2.80%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (2.80%) Social Network
5 2 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.70%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.70%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (65.73%) Microservices
2 88 (61.54%) DevOps
3 84 (58.74%) Asset Management
4 83 (58.04%) Mentoring
5 80 (55.94%) Investment Management
6 73 (51.05%) Software Engineering
7 46 (32.17%) Technology Roadmap
8 34 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (21.68%) Performance Management
10 20 (13.99%) TDD
11 13 (9.09%) Fintech
11 13 (9.09%) Open Source
12 10 (6.99%) OOP
12 10 (6.99%) Pair Programming
12 10 (6.99%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (6.29%) Computer Science
13 9 (6.29%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (4.90%) Domain-Driven Design
14 7 (4.90%) Multithreading
14 7 (4.90%) OO
Programming Languages
1 108 (75.52%) Java
2 95 (66.43%) Python
3 70 (48.95%) SQL
4 26 (18.18%) C#
5 22 (15.38%) Go
6 17 (11.89%) C++
7 13 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 9 (6.29%) C
9 7 (4.90%) Java 8
10 5 (3.50%) Ruby
10 5 (3.50%) TypeScript
11 4 (2.80%) Erlang
11 4 (2.80%) Haskell
11 4 (2.80%) Java 9
11 4 (2.80%) Kotlin
11 4 (2.80%) Rust
12 2 (1.40%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.70%) ES6
13 1 (0.70%) Scala
13 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (19.58%) Sun Certification
2 10 (6.99%) Degree
3 7 (4.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.70%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 85 (59.44%) Docker
2 6 (4.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 118 (82.52%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.80%) Istio
2 4 (2.80%) Zipkin
3 2 (1.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 81 (56.64%) Google
2 59 (41.26%) Oracle
3 2 (1.40%) Adobe
3 2 (1.40%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.40%) VMware
4 1 (0.70%) Facebook
4 1 (0.70%) Remedy
4 1 (0.70%) Solace
4 1 (0.70%) Tableau
4 1 (0.70%) Talend