Period
to

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hackathon in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Hackathon over the 6 months to 16 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hackathon
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 403 631 566
Rank change year-on-year +228 -65 +16
Permanent jobs citing Hackathon 1,462 435 214
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.88% 0.38% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.89% 0.92% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 321 160 129
10th Percentile £19,300 £40,000 £37,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £50,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £71,925 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.63% +2.75% +16.67%
75th Percentile £82,715 £92,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £96,330 £87,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,250 £60,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year -2.92% +42.01% -2.87%

Hackathon is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 77,317 47,275 22,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 46.33% 41.01% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 33,705 28,504 18,233
10th Percentile £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Hackathon
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Hackathon in the UK

Hackathon
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Hackathon in the UK

Hackathon
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Hackathon over the 6 months to 16 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Hackathon in the UK

Hackathon
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hackathon within the UK over the 6 months to 16 August 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 +163 1,162 £65,000 -9.63% 46
London +178 977 £66,786 -15.19% 32
Work from Home -48 388 £70,000 +16.67% 18
UK excluding London -70 192 £58,250 -2.92% 15
North of England +13 84 £51,000 -32.89% 5
South East -41 52 £70,000 +40.00% 3
North West -9 50 £39,000 - 4
Yorkshire -3 31 £62,000 -18.42% 1
South West -42 24 £70,000 +86.67% 1
Scotland -22 14 £38,500 -51.88%
Midlands -57 9 £65,000 -13.33% 3
East of England -58 9 - - 2
West Midlands -59 8 £65,000 -13.33% 1
North East -11 3 £51,000 -
East Midlands -16 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 16 August 2022, IT jobs citing Hackathon 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 Hackathon.

1 620 (42.41%) Python
2 598 (40.90%) Software Engineering
3 560 (38.30%) Java
4 555 (37.96%) AWS
5 526 (35.98%) Agile
6 451 (30.85%) JavaScript
7 399 (27.29%) SQL
8 383 (26.20%) React
9 378 (25.85%) DevOps
10 358 (24.49%) Degree
11 354 (24.21%) Kubernetes
12 347 (23.73%) Mentoring
13 332 (22.71%) Social Skills
13 332 (22.71%) Azure
14 330 (22.57%) Problem-Solving
15 309 (21.14%) TypeScript
16 300 (20.52%) Finance
17 290 (19.84%) Google
18 281 (19.22%) Data Science
19 263 (17.99%) Analytics
20 260 (17.78%) Docker
21 252 (17.24%) Node.js
22 249 (17.03%) GCP
23 246 (16.83%) Full Stack Development
24 244 (16.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
25 242 (16.55%) Games
25 242 (16.55%) C#
26 233 (15.94%) Test Automation
27 226 (15.46%) CI/CD
28 223 (15.25%) Open Source

Hackathon
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
1 135 (9.23%) Apache Spark
2 76 (5.20%) Apache Airflow
3 62 (4.24%) Apache
4 59 (4.04%) CMS
4 59 (4.04%) Headless CMS
5 50 (3.42%) Apache Pulsar
6 29 (1.98%) Jupyter
7 26 (1.78%) Confluence
8 8 (0.55%) SAS
9 7 (0.48%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.27%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.14%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.068%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (2.05%) Sketch
2 22 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (1.44%) InVision
4 20 (1.37%) Adobe XD
5 5 (0.34%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (0.27%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.27%) Marvel
6 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (0.27%) Revit
6 4 (0.27%) Zeplin
7 3 (0.21%) LaTeX
8 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.068%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 555 (37.96%) AWS
2 332 (22.71%) Azure
3 249 (17.03%) GCP
4 209 (14.30%) GitHub
5 178 (12.18%) Serverless
6 167 (11.42%) WhatsApp
7 113 (7.73%) SaaS
8 97 (6.63%) Cloud Computing
9 76 (5.20%) Amazon S3
9 76 (5.20%) GitHub Actions
10 68 (4.65%) AWS Lambda
11 59 (4.04%) Amplience
12 58 (3.97%) Google Kubernetes Engine
13 55 (3.76%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 53 (3.63%) Slack
15 52 (3.56%) Azure Service Bus
16 50 (3.42%) Amazon SQS
17 45 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
17 45 (3.08%) Figma
18 44 (3.01%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (5.47%) Internet
2 37 (2.53%) HTTP
3 34 (2.33%) VoIP
4 11 (0.75%) Firewall
5 10 (0.68%) SMS
6 8 (0.55%) SSL
6 8 (0.55%) Wireless
7 5 (0.34%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.27%) Network Security
9 3 (0.21%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (0.21%) SD-WAN
9 3 (0.21%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.21%) WAN
10 1 (0.068%) DHCP
10 1 (0.068%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (15.25%) NoSQL
2 121 (8.28%) MongoDB
3 115 (7.87%) PostgreSQL
4 114 (7.80%) Big Data
5 112 (7.66%) Apache Cassandra
6 87 (5.95%) DynamoDB
7 77 (5.27%) Hadoop
7 77 (5.27%) Redis
8 74 (5.06%) Flink
9 66 (4.51%) BigQuery
10 60 (4.10%) HBase
11 57 (3.90%) Relational Database
12 53 (3.63%) SQLite
13 50 (3.42%) Amazon Athena
13 50 (3.42%) Bigtable
13 50 (3.42%) Impala
13 50 (3.42%) Presto
13 50 (3.42%) Sqoop
14 42 (2.87%) Amazon Redshift
15 40 (2.74%) Apache Arrow
Development Applications
1 142 (9.71%) Git (software)
2 89 (6.09%) Cypress.io
3 82 (5.61%) Jenkins
4 62 (4.24%) JIRA
5 48 (3.28%) Selenium
6 43 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
6 43 (2.94%) TeamCity
7 39 (2.67%) webpack
8 34 (2.33%) Gradle
9 33 (2.26%) JUnit
10 32 (2.19%) Jasmine
11 26 (1.78%) Postman
12 15 (1.03%) Bitbucket
12 15 (1.03%) Visual Studio
13 13 (0.89%) CircleCI
13 13 (0.89%) Cucumber
13 13 (0.89%) REST Assured
13 13 (0.89%) RStudio
14 11 (0.75%) Gatling
14 11 (0.75%) GitLab
General
1 332 (22.71%) Social Skills
2 300 (20.52%) Finance
3 244 (16.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 242 (16.55%) Games
5 181 (12.38%) Retail
6 165 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
7 143 (9.78%) Banking
8 127 (8.69%) Law
9 126 (8.62%) Legal
10 100 (6.84%) Marketing
11 99 (6.77%) Public Sector
12 45 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
13 38 (2.60%) Presentation Skills
14 35 (2.39%) Aerospace
15 33 (2.26%) Telecoms
16 30 (2.05%) Advertising
17 16 (1.09%) Billing
18 15 (1.03%) Manufacturing
19 13 (0.89%) Retail Finance
20 12 (0.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 403 (27.56%) Developer
2 372 (25.44%) Software Engineer
3 107 (7.32%) Senior Software Engineer
4 97 (6.63%) Java Developer
5 93 (6.36%) Full Stack Developer
6 78 (5.34%) Analyst
7 72 (4.92%) Engineering Manager
8 68 (4.65%) Graduate
9 62 (4.24%) Senior Developer
10 57 (3.90%) Designer
11 54 (3.69%) Junior
12 50 (3.42%) Data Engineer
13 45 (3.08%) Senior Manager
14 41 (2.80%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 40 (2.74%) Principal Engineer
16 39 (2.67%) Big Data Manager
17 37 (2.53%) Backend Developer
18 34 (2.33%) Lead Software Engineer
19 30 (2.05%) Android Engineer
20 28 (1.92%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 383 (26.20%) React
2 252 (17.24%) Node.js
3 164 (11.22%) Vue.js
4 156 (10.67%) Kafka
5 152 (10.40%) HTML
6 137 (9.37%) Redux
7 131 (8.96%) RESTful
8 123 (8.41%) CSS
9 104 (7.11%) .NET
10 102 (6.98%) HTML5
11 100 (6.84%) Web Services
12 95 (6.50%) Spring Boot
13 93 (6.36%) REST
14 87 (5.95%) AngularJS
15 82 (5.61%) Jest
16 79 (5.40%) Django
16 79 (5.40%) Spring
17 76 (5.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 76 (5.20%) CSS3
18 75 (5.13%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 176 (12.04%) User Experience
2 116 (7.93%) Self-Motivation
3 96 (6.57%) Blog
4 85 (5.81%) Hedge funds
5 75 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
6 73 (4.99%) Cloud Native
7 66 (4.51%) Mobile App
8 42 (2.87%) Blockchain
9 40 (2.74%) Data Structures
10 37 (2.53%) Low-Code
10 37 (2.53%) Online Banking
11 35 (2.39%) Management Information System
11 35 (2.39%) Public Cloud
12 33 (2.26%) Algorithms
13 26 (1.78%) Ray Tracing
14 25 (1.71%) Data Centre
14 25 (1.71%) Video\Live Streaming
15 22 (1.50%) Media Streaming
16 18 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
17 17 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 212 (14.50%) Linux
2 87 (5.95%) Android
3 67 (4.58%) Apple iOS
4 52 (3.56%) Unix
5 40 (2.74%) Windows
6 9 (0.62%) Alpine Linux
6 9 (0.62%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.34%) VMS
8 3 (0.21%) CentOS
9 2 (0.14%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 598 (40.90%) Software Engineering
2 526 (35.98%) Agile
3 378 (25.85%) DevOps
4 347 (23.73%) Mentoring
5 330 (22.57%) Problem-Solving
6 281 (19.22%) Data Science
7 263 (17.99%) Analytics
8 246 (16.83%) Full Stack Development
9 233 (15.94%) Test Automation
10 226 (15.46%) CI/CD
11 223 (15.25%) Open Source
12 215 (14.71%) Computer Science
13 180 (12.31%) TDD
14 176 (12.04%) Microservices
15 175 (11.97%) Coaching
16 170 (11.63%) Customer-Centricity
16 170 (11.63%) Scrum
17 158 (10.81%) Machine Learning
18 155 (10.60%) Kanban
19 140 (9.58%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 620 (42.41%) Python
2 560 (38.30%) Java
3 451 (30.85%) JavaScript
4 399 (27.29%) SQL
5 309 (21.14%) TypeScript
6 242 (16.55%) C#
7 191 (13.06%) C++
8 147 (10.05%) Go
9 94 (6.43%) Ruby
10 80 (5.47%) Kotlin
10 80 (5.47%) Scala
11 68 (4.65%) PHP
12 57 (3.90%) Perl
13 46 (3.15%) PowerShell
14 32 (2.19%) Apple Swift
14 32 (2.19%) Bash
15 27 (1.85%) Shell Script
16 21 (1.44%) R
17 18 (1.23%) Objective-C
17 18 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 358 (24.49%) Degree
2 103 (7.05%) Master's Degree
3 95 (6.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 90 (6.16%) Security Cleared
5 45 (3.08%) Numerate Degree
6 20 (1.37%) PhD
7 18 (1.23%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.62%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (0.27%) CCSP
9 4 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.27%) CISM
9 4 (0.27%) CISSP
9 4 (0.27%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.21%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (11.90%) QA
2 34 (2.33%) Accessibility
3 5 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.21%) GxP
5 2 (0.14%) SLA
6 1 (0.068%) PMO
6 1 (0.068%) WCAG
System Software
1 260 (17.78%) Docker
2 50 (3.42%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.21%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.068%) KVM
4 1 (0.068%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 354 (24.21%) Kubernetes
2 192 (13.13%) Terraform
3 50 (3.42%) Oozie
4 16 (1.09%) Grafana
5 12 (0.82%) Prometheus
6 8 (0.55%) Ansible
6 8 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.55%) Opsview
7 5 (0.34%) Podman
7 5 (0.34%) Puppet
8 4 (0.27%) WMI
9 3 (0.21%) Consul
9 3 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.21%) Giant Swarm
9 3 (0.21%) Graphite
9 3 (0.21%) Kibana
9 3 (0.21%) Packer
9 3 (0.21%) Rancher
10 2 (0.14%) Argo
10 2 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 290 (19.84%) Google
2 162 (11.08%) Snapchat
3 73 (4.99%) IBM
4 50 (3.42%) Cloudera
5 35 (2.39%) Algorithmics
5 35 (2.39%) Instagram
5 35 (2.39%) YouTube
6 34 (2.33%) Adobe
6 34 (2.33%) Facebook
6 34 (2.33%) Foundry
6 34 (2.33%) Palantir
7 33 (2.26%) Microsoft
8 28 (1.92%) Oracle
9 26 (1.78%) Confluent
10 25 (1.71%) BT
10 25 (1.71%) Twitter
11 23 (1.57%) New Relic
12 19 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
13 17 (1.16%) Apple
13 17 (1.16%) ServiceNow