Period
to 20 April 2021

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

Mercurial
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 655 835 809
Rank change year-on-year +180 -26 +3
Permanent jobs citing Mercurial 200 120 322
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.11% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.20% 0.56% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 168 103 272
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £29,225
25th Percentile £46,250 £40,875 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -10.00%
75th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,000 £63,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -10.00%

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 16,660 21,386 29,529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.74% 19.45% 19.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13,206 17,071 23,606
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,750 £32,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,375 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Mercurial
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Mercurial in the UK

Mercurial
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Mercurial in the UK

Mercurial
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Mercurial over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

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 20 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 +217 187 £52,500 +5.00% 30
UK excluding London +130 133 £52,500 +5.00% 23
North of England +78 95 £52,500 +5.00% 11
Yorkshire +65 79 £52,500 +5.00% 7
London +137 45 £67,500 +12.50% 11
Work from Home -102 42 £55,000 +15.79% 4
North West +31 15 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Midlands +26 15 £50,000 -9.09% 2
East Midlands +22 15 £50,000 -4.76%
South West +14 14 £60,000 +29.73% 2
South East +62 3 - - 2
East of England +62 3 £35,000 -33.33% 2
Scotland +8 3 £50,000 +17.65% 3
North East +3 1 £47,500 +18.75% 1

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, IT jobs citing Mercurial 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 Mercurial.

1 160 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 122 (61.00%) Java
3 114 (57.00%) SQL
4 111 (55.50%) OO
5 105 (52.50%) Software Engineering
6 102 (51.00%) Subversion
7 98 (49.00%) Continuous Integration
8 93 (46.50%) NoSQL
9 88 (44.00%) Jenkins
10 72 (36.00%) C#
11 64 (32.00%) Python
12 63 (31.50%) Degree
13 61 (30.50%) Test Automation
14 55 (27.50%) RabbitMQ
14 55 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
15 53 (26.50%) Data Structures
15 53 (26.50%) Algorithms
16 52 (26.00%) Ansible
17 51 (25.50%) TDD
17 51 (25.50%) Decision-Making
18 46 (23.00%) nginx
19 44 (22.00%) PostgreSQL
19 44 (22.00%) C++
19 44 (22.00%) Elasticsearch
20 41 (20.50%) DevOps
20 41 (20.50%) Bitbucket
20 41 (20.50%) Redis
21 37 (18.50%) Android
22 36 (18.00%) Azure
22 36 (18.00%) JavaScript

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 46 (23.00%) nginx
2 44 (22.00%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (4.50%) Confluence
4 1 (0.50%) CMS
4 1 (0.50%) IIS
4 1 (0.50%) JBoss
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.00%) Adobe XD
2 2 (1.00%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 36 (18.00%) Azure
2 16 (8.00%) AWS
2 16 (8.00%) npm
3 15 (7.50%) Firebase
3 15 (7.50%) Google Play
4 8 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (3.50%) Yarn
6 5 (2.50%) GitHub
6 5 (2.50%) NuGet
7 3 (1.50%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.00%) CloudFront
8 2 (1.00%) PaaS
9 1 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.50%) Azure Service Bus
9 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.50%) GCP
9 1 (0.50%) IaaS
9 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.50%) H.323
2 3 (1.50%) Internet
2 3 (1.50%) RTP
3 1 (0.50%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.50%) SSL
3 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.50%) Wireless
3 1 (0.50%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (46.50%) NoSQL
2 44 (22.00%) PostgreSQL
3 41 (20.50%) Redis
4 20 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (3.00%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.50%) MySQL
7 4 (2.00%) FileMaker
7 4 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.50%) Power BI
9 2 (1.00%) ActiveReports
9 2 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 160 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 102 (51.00%) Subversion
3 88 (44.00%) Jenkins
4 41 (20.50%) Bitbucket
5 27 (13.50%) JIRA
6 13 (6.50%) Maven
6 13 (6.50%) TeamCity
7 11 (5.50%) webpack
8 10 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (4.50%) gulp
10 7 (3.50%) Cucumber
10 7 (3.50%) git-flow
11 6 (3.00%) Gradle
11 6 (3.00%) JUnit
11 6 (3.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (2.00%) IntelliJ
12 4 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (2.00%) Visual Studio
13 3 (1.50%) Ant
13 3 (1.50%) Eclipse
General
1 24 (12.00%) Games
2 7 (3.50%) Finance
2 7 (3.50%) Publishing
3 5 (2.50%) Advertising
4 3 (1.50%) Banking
4 3 (1.50%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.00%) Marketing
5 2 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.50%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 101 (50.50%) Software Engineer
2 80 (40.00%) Developer
3 52 (26.00%) Java Engineer
4 50 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 47 (23.50%) Python Engineer
6 41 (20.50%) Python Software Engineer
7 21 (10.50%) Senior Developer
8 17 (8.50%) Java Developer
9 16 (8.00%) iOS Developer
10 14 (7.00%) .NET Developer
10 14 (7.00%) C# Developer
11 12 (6.00%) Android Developer
11 12 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (5.50%) Senior iOS Developer
13 9 (4.50%) Automation Engineer
13 9 (4.50%) Software Developer
14 8 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
14 8 (4.00%) Senior Android Developer
15 7 (3.50%) DevOps Engineer
15 7 (3.50%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (27.50%) RabbitMQ
2 28 (14.00%) .NET
2 28 (14.00%) React
3 22 (11.00%) HTML
4 21 (10.50%) CSS
5 18 (9.00%) AngularJS
5 18 (9.00%) HTML5
5 18 (9.00%) REST
6 15 (7.50%) Node.js
7 13 (6.50%) RESTful
8 11 (5.50%) .NET Framework
8 11 (5.50%) Sass
9 10 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
9 10 (5.00%) Vue.js
10 9 (4.50%) CSS3
11 8 (4.00%) .NET Core
11 8 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (4.00%) Entity Framework
12 7 (3.50%) Gherkin
12 7 (3.50%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (26.50%) Algorithms
1 53 (26.50%) Data Structures
2 33 (16.50%) Mobile App
3 16 (8.00%) User Experience
4 7 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.50%) Online Banking
6 3 (1.50%) Online Games
7 2 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.00%) W3C
8 1 (0.50%) Animation
8 1 (0.50%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.50%) Android
2 22 (11.00%) Apple iOS
3 12 (6.00%) Linux
4 4 (2.00%) Ubuntu
4 4 (2.00%) Windows
4 4 (2.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (55.50%) OO
2 105 (52.50%) Software Engineering
3 98 (49.00%) Continuous Integration
4 61 (30.50%) Test Automation
5 55 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (25.50%) Decision-Making
6 51 (25.50%) TDD
7 41 (20.50%) DevOps
8 30 (15.00%) Mobile Development
9 29 (14.50%) Android Development
10 27 (13.50%) Mobile Application Development
11 26 (13.00%) Scrum
12 18 (9.00%) Microservices
13 17 (8.50%) iOS Development
14 14 (7.00%) Computer Science
14 14 (7.00%) SDLC
14 14 (7.00%) Web Development
15 10 (5.00%) BDD
15 10 (5.00%) MVC
16 9 (4.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 122 (61.00%) Java
2 114 (57.00%) SQL
3 72 (36.00%) C#
4 64 (32.00%) Python
5 44 (22.00%) C++
6 36 (18.00%) JavaScript
7 21 (10.50%) Kotlin
8 19 (9.50%) TypeScript
9 16 (8.00%) Apple Swift
10 13 (6.50%) PHP
11 11 (5.50%) ES6
12 7 (3.50%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.50%) Ruby
13 5 (2.50%) VB
13 5 (2.50%) VB6
14 4 (2.00%) C
14 4 (2.00%) Scala
14 4 (2.00%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.50%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 63 (31.50%) Degree
2 11 (5.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 24 (12.00%) Docker
2 2 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 52 (26.00%) Ansible
2 25 (12.50%) Kubernetes
3 8 (4.00%) Salt
3 8 (4.00%) Terraform
4 3 (1.50%) Puppet
5 2 (1.00%) Graphite
5 2 (1.00%) Kibana
5 2 (1.00%) logstash
5 2 (1.00%) Nagios
6 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (7.50%) Google
2 12 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.50%) DevExpress
3 5 (2.50%) Xamarin
4 4 (2.00%) Apple
5 3 (1.50%) Adobe
5 3 (1.50%) Mapbox
5 3 (1.50%) Oracle
6 2 (1.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.00%) VMware
7 1 (0.50%) EMC
7 1 (0.50%) Perforce