Period
to 23 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Mercurial skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mercurial over the 6 months to 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mercurial
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 721 830 805
Rank change year-on-year +109 -25 +53
Permanent jobs citing Mercurial 494 414 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.37% 1.18% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 370 381 465
UK median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £33,725 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +12.50%

Mercurial is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 36132 35122 38098
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.58% 18.52% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 29327 30326 32116
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Mercurial
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Mercurial as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Mercurial in the UK

Mercurial
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mercurial.

Salary trend for Mercurial in the UK

Mercurial
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mercurial over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Mercurial in the UK

Mercurial
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mercurial within the UK over the 6 months to 23 October 2017. 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 +139 480 £55,000 +10.00% 36
UK excluding London +73 289 £51,000 +13.33% 33
London +48 195 £57,500 +15.00% 4
North of England +12 116 £60,000 +9.09% 19
Yorkshire +30 71 £60,000 +9.09% 10
South West +48 62 £47,500 -5.00% 3
South East +90 48 £45,000 +12.50% 2
North West +9 45 £60,000 +50.00% 8
East of England +14 31 £35,000 -26.32% 5
Midlands -17 29 £45,000 +2.27% 3
East Midlands +43 17 £42,500 -11.46% 2
West Midlands -43 12 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Scotland -8 3 £47,500 +30.14% 1
Wales +5 1 £35,000 +7.69%

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing Mercurial also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 406 (82.19%) Git (software)
2 268 (54.25%) Java
3 261 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
4 257 (52.02%) JavaScript
4 257 (52.02%) Continuous Integration
5 239 (48.38%) Subversion
6 231 (46.76%) SQL
7 229 (46.36%) OO
8 194 (39.27%) NoSQL
9 171 (34.62%) HTML
9 171 (34.62%) CSS
10 163 (33.00%) Software Engineering
11 154 (31.17%) Test Automation
12 149 (30.16%) Degree
13 143 (28.95%) Data Structures
14 141 (28.54%) TDD
15 140 (28.34%) Algorithms
16 134 (27.13%) SQL Server
17 128 (25.91%) Finance
17 128 (25.91%) Scrum
18 127 (25.71%) Relational Database
19 116 (23.48%) Computer Science
20 109 (22.06%) Spring
20 109 (22.06%) Jenkins
21 108 (21.86%) Web Services
22 104 (21.05%) Oracle
22 104 (21.05%) MVC
22 104 (21.05%) Web Development
23 103 (20.85%) JIRA
24 99 (20.04%) C#

Mercurial
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 80 (16.19%) Apache
2 71 (14.37%) Tomcat
3 66 (13.36%) JBoss
4 32 (6.48%) CMS
5 25 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
6 24 (4.86%) OpenStack
7 22 (4.45%) Confluence
8 19 (3.85%) Umbraco
9 17 (3.44%) nginx
10 15 (3.04%) Sitecore CMS
11 11 (2.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (1.62%) IIS
13 6 (1.21%) EPiServer
14 5 (1.01%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.81%) Drupal
16 3 (0.61%) Jetty
16 3 (0.61%) Kentico
16 3 (0.61%) MediaWiki
16 3 (0.61%) WordPress
17 2 (0.40%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.61%) Pipeline Pilot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) MetaTrader
1 2 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.20%) CiviCRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (10.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (9.92%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (5.06%) IaaS
3 25 (5.06%) PaaS
3 25 (5.06%) SaaS
4 15 (3.04%) Serverless
5 12 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (2.02%) GitHub
7 6 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.21%) Google Compute Engine
7 6 (1.21%) Google Play
7 6 (1.21%) iTunes
7 6 (1.21%) npm
8 4 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.61%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.40%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.20%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.20%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 40 (8.10%) HTTP
2 26 (5.26%) SSL
3 6 (1.21%) DNS
3 6 (1.21%) Ethernet
3 6 (1.21%) InfiniBand
3 6 (1.21%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.01%) IMAP
4 5 (1.01%) LDAP
4 5 (1.01%) SMTP
5 3 (0.61%) Broadband
6 2 (0.40%) Internet
6 2 (0.40%) LAN
6 2 (0.40%) WAN
7 1 (0.20%) AMQP
7 1 (0.20%) Firewall
7 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.20%) Network Security
7 1 (0.20%) SSH
7 1 (0.20%) VPN
7 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (39.27%) NoSQL
2 134 (27.13%) SQL Server
3 127 (25.71%) Relational Database
4 84 (17.00%) MySQL
5 72 (14.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 71 (14.37%) MongoDB
7 55 (11.13%) Redis
8 49 (9.92%) Neo4j
9 29 (5.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 29 (5.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 25 (5.06%) SQL Server 2000
11 24 (4.86%) RDBMS
12 14 (2.83%) CouchDB
12 14 (2.83%) Oracle Database
12 14 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (2.02%) Hadoop
13 10 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (1.82%) Big Data
14 9 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 406 (82.19%) Git (software)
2 239 (48.38%) Subversion
3 109 (22.06%) Jenkins
4 103 (20.85%) JIRA
5 59 (11.94%) TeamCity
6 58 (11.74%) Maven
7 57 (11.54%) Hudson
8 54 (10.93%) JUnit
9 53 (10.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 52 (10.53%) Ant
11 49 (9.92%) EasyMock
11 49 (9.92%) jMock
12 32 (6.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 31 (6.28%) Selenium
14 26 (5.26%) WebDriver
15 25 (5.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 23 (4.66%) SpecFlow
17 20 (4.05%) Bitbucket
18 17 (3.44%) Cucumber
19 16 (3.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 128 (25.91%) Finance
2 66 (13.36%) Banking
3 56 (11.34%) Marketing
4 49 (9.92%) Investment Banking
4 49 (9.92%) Retail Banking
5 40 (8.10%) Telecoms
6 37 (7.49%) Electronics
7 36 (7.29%) Manufacturing
8 25 (5.06%) Retail
9 6 (1.21%) Legal
10 5 (1.01%) Advertising
11 4 (0.81%) Games
11 4 (0.81%) Law
12 1 (0.20%) Automotive
12 1 (0.20%) French Language
12 1 (0.20%) German Language
12 1 (0.20%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.20%) Publishing
12 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.20%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 330 (66.80%) Developer
2 115 (23.28%) Java Developer
3 100 (20.24%) Software Engineer
4 86 (17.41%) Software Developer
5 76 (15.38%) Java Engineer
6 72 (14.57%) Java Software Engineer
7 67 (13.56%) Java Software Developer
8 59 (11.94%) Senior Software Engineer
9 52 (10.53%) Senior Java Engineer
10 49 (9.92%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 48 (9.72%) E-Commerce Developer
11 48 (9.72%) Java E-Commerce Developer
12 44 (8.91%) PHP Developer
13 42 (8.50%) Web Developer
14 41 (8.30%) Senior Developer
15 32 (6.48%) JavaScript Developer
15 32 (6.48%) SQL Developer
16 31 (6.28%) .NET Developer
17 26 (5.26%) C# Developer
18 24 (4.86%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (34.62%) CSS
1 171 (34.62%) HTML
2 109 (22.06%) Spring
3 108 (21.86%) Web Services
4 99 (20.04%) JSON
5 97 (19.64%) jQuery
6 92 (18.62%) .NET
6 92 (18.62%) RESTful
7 86 (17.41%) XML
8 85 (17.21%) HTML5
9 80 (16.19%) AngularJS
9 80 (16.19%) REST
10 71 (14.37%) Hibernate
11 70 (14.17%) SOAP
12 57 (11.54%) ASP.NET
13 54 (10.93%) CSS3
14 46 (9.31%) ASP.NET MVC
15 34 (6.88%) Node.js
16 31 (6.28%) Sass
17 30 (6.07%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 143 (28.95%) Data Structures
2 140 (28.34%) Algorithms
3 116 (23.48%) Computer Science
4 89 (18.02%) User Experience
5 51 (10.32%) Linux Command Line
6 38 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (4.05%) Management Information System
8 19 (3.85%) Hedge funds
9 18 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
10 13 (2.63%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.82%) Fintech
12 7 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.42%) N-Tier
13 6 (1.21%) CUDA
13 6 (1.21%) LIMS
14 5 (1.01%) Virtual Team
15 3 (0.61%) BBC
15 3 (0.61%) Grid Computing
15 3 (0.61%) Life Science
16 2 (0.40%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 96 (19.43%) Linux
2 83 (16.80%) Windows
3 80 (16.19%) Unix
4 46 (9.31%) Android
5 24 (4.86%) Debian
6 20 (4.05%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.01%) CentOS
9 4 (0.81%) VMS
10 3 (0.61%) Kali Linux
10 3 (0.61%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (52.02%) Continuous Integration
3 229 (46.36%) OO
4 163 (33.00%) Software Engineering
5 154 (31.17%) Test Automation
6 141 (28.54%) TDD
7 128 (25.91%) Scrum
8 104 (21.05%) MVC
8 104 (21.05%) Web Development
9 94 (19.03%) Kanban
10 74 (14.98%) Unit Testing
11 71 (14.37%) E-Commerce
11 71 (14.37%) Refactoring
12 67 (13.56%) DevOps
13 63 (12.75%) Front End Development
14 59 (11.94%) BDD
15 55 (11.13%) Continuous Delivery
16 50 (10.12%) Asset Management
16 50 (10.12%) Issue Tracking
17 49 (9.92%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 268 (54.25%) Java
2 257 (52.02%) JavaScript
3 231 (46.76%) SQL
4 99 (20.04%) C#
5 80 (16.19%) C++
6 76 (15.38%) Python
7 69 (13.97%) Groovy
8 63 (12.75%) PHP
9 36 (7.29%) T-SQL
10 26 (5.26%) Perl
10 26 (5.26%) Ruby
11 17 (3.44%) C
12 15 (3.04%) Shell Script
13 12 (2.43%) Objective-C
14 11 (2.23%) Apple Swift
15 7 (1.42%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.21%) TypeScript
17 4 (0.81%) Java 9
17 4 (0.81%) PHP 5
17 4 (0.81%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 149 (30.16%) Degree
2 27 (5.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (4.86%) PhD
4 14 (2.83%) ISEB
4 14 (2.83%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.42%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.01%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.61%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.20%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (17.21%) QA
System Software
1 30 (6.07%) Docker
2 6 (1.21%) Ceph
2 6 (1.21%) GPFS
2 6 (1.21%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 6 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 51 (10.32%) Ansible
2 37 (7.49%) Puppet
3 21 (4.25%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (2.63%) Kubernetes
5 6 (1.21%) Grafana
5 6 (1.21%) Icinga
6 5 (1.01%) Kibana
6 5 (1.01%) logstash
6 5 (1.01%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.61%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (0.61%) Nagios
7 3 (0.61%) Salt
8 1 (0.20%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.20%) Packer
8 1 (0.20%) Rancher
8 1 (0.20%) Terraform
8 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 104 (21.05%) Oracle
2 53 (10.73%) Perforce
3 49 (9.92%) CA Agile Central
3 49 (9.92%) Sybase
4 36 (7.29%) SAP
5 33 (6.68%) Zend
6 30 (6.07%) Microsoft
7 15 (3.04%) Sitecore
8 14 (2.83%) Google
9 7 (1.42%) Xamarin
10 6 (1.21%) Intel
10 6 (1.21%) SaltStack
10 6 (1.21%) VMware
11 5 (1.01%) IBM
12 3 (0.61%) BT
13 2 (0.40%) ATG
14 1 (0.20%) Hyperion
14 1 (0.20%) New Relic
14 1 (0.20%) Red Hat
14 1 (0.20%) Splunk