Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mercurial
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 751 803 756
Rank change year-on-year +52 -47 +85
Permanent jobs citing Mercurial 455 447 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.25% 1.27% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 361 417 527
UK median annual salary £52,500 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 36307 35213 37775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.24% 18.91% 17.66%
Number of salaries quoted 29615 30328 32165
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 £30,000
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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +24 436 £52,500 +5.00% 29
UK excluding London +42 289 £50,000 +11.11% 23
London -9 154 £55,000 +10.00% 8
North of England -6 110 £55,000 - 12
Yorkshire +26 66 £55,000 - 9
South East +75 50 £46,250 +42.31% 3
East of England +31 47 £45,000 - 2
North West -21 44 £60,000 +41.18% 3
South West +11 43 £52,500 +10.53%
Midlands -20 33 £45,000 +12.50% 4
East Midlands +30 19 £45,000 -6.25% 2
West Midlands -29 14 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Scotland -16 5 £23,500 -25.98% 1
Wales -1 2 £35,000 -12.50% 1

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 352 (77.36%) Git (software)
2 239 (52.53%) JavaScript
3 236 (51.87%) Java
4 225 (49.45%) Agile Software Development
5 211 (46.37%) OO
6 210 (46.15%) SQL
7 202 (44.40%) Continuous Integration
8 194 (42.64%) Subversion
9 175 (38.46%) CSS
10 173 (38.02%) HTML
11 168 (36.92%) Degree
12 157 (34.51%) Software Engineering
13 150 (32.97%) NoSQL
14 139 (30.55%) Test Automation
14 139 (30.55%) TDD
15 123 (27.03%) Algorithms
16 121 (26.59%) Data Structures
17 118 (25.93%) C#
18 109 (23.96%) SQL Server
19 108 (23.74%) HTML5
20 104 (22.86%) Linux
21 103 (22.64%) Jenkins
22 102 (22.42%) Spring
22 102 (22.42%) Computer Science
23 101 (22.20%) Scrum
23 101 (22.20%) .NET
23 101 (22.20%) Relational Database
24 94 (20.66%) MVC
25 87 (19.12%) Finance
26 84 (18.46%) MySQL

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 58 (12.75%) Apache
2 53 (11.65%) Tomcat
3 47 (10.33%) JBoss
4 36 (7.91%) CMS
5 26 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (3.96%) OpenStack
7 15 (3.30%) Sitecore CMS
7 15 (3.30%) Umbraco
8 14 (3.08%) nginx
9 9 (1.98%) Confluence
9 9 (1.98%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.54%) EPiServer
10 7 (1.54%) Jetty
10 7 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (1.32%) Drupal
11 6 (1.32%) WordPress
12 4 (0.88%) IIS
13 3 (0.66%) Kentico
14 2 (0.44%) ColdFusion
15 1 (0.22%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 6 (1.32%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.22%) Pipeline Pilot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) CiviCRM
1 3 (0.66%) Magento
2 2 (0.44%) OpenCart
2 2 (0.44%) osCommerce
2 2 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.22%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 52 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (10.33%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (5.27%) SaaS
4 23 (5.05%) IaaS
4 23 (5.05%) PaaS
5 16 (3.52%) Serverless
6 14 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (2.42%) GitHub
8 9 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (1.32%) Google Compute Engine
10 4 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.88%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.66%) npm
12 2 (0.44%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.44%) Heroku
13 1 (0.22%) Firebase
13 1 (0.22%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.22%) Quay.io
13 1 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (10.33%) HTTP
2 24 (5.27%) SSL
3 7 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.32%) Ethernet
4 6 (1.32%) InfiniBand
5 4 (0.88%) DNS
5 4 (0.88%) IMAP
5 4 (0.88%) LDAP
5 4 (0.88%) SMTP
6 2 (0.44%) Broadband
6 2 (0.44%) Internet
6 2 (0.44%) LAN
6 2 (0.44%) WAN
7 1 (0.22%) AMQP
7 1 (0.22%) SNA
7 1 (0.22%) SSH
7 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (32.97%) NoSQL
2 109 (23.96%) SQL Server
3 101 (22.20%) Relational Database
4 84 (18.46%) MySQL
5 73 (16.04%) MongoDB
6 51 (11.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 40 (8.79%) Redis
8 30 (6.59%) Neo4j
9 25 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 25 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (5.05%) SQL Server 2000
11 20 (4.40%) RDBMS
12 14 (3.08%) CouchDB
13 13 (2.86%) Hadoop
13 13 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (2.20%) Oracle Database
15 9 (1.98%) Couchbase
15 9 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
16 8 (1.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 352 (77.36%) Git (software)
2 194 (42.64%) Subversion
3 103 (22.64%) Jenkins
4 70 (15.38%) JIRA
5 47 (10.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 45 (9.89%) Maven
7 41 (9.01%) TeamCity
8 37 (8.13%) Hudson
9 36 (7.91%) Ant
10 33 (7.25%) JUnit
11 32 (7.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 30 (6.59%) EasyMock
12 30 (6.59%) jMock
13 26 (5.71%) Selenium
14 23 (5.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 22 (4.84%) WebDriver
16 20 (4.40%) Bitbucket
17 19 (4.18%) SpecFlow
18 16 (3.52%) MSBuild
19 14 (3.08%) Cucumber
General
1 87 (19.12%) Finance
2 44 (9.67%) Banking
3 37 (8.13%) Marketing
4 30 (6.59%) Investment Banking
4 30 (6.59%) Retail Banking
5 28 (6.15%) Manufacturing
6 24 (5.27%) Telecoms
7 23 (5.05%) Electronics
8 17 (3.74%) Games
9 13 (2.86%) Retail
10 9 (1.98%) Advertising
11 2 (0.44%) Automotive
11 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.44%) Law
12 1 (0.22%) French Language
12 1 (0.22%) German Language
12 1 (0.22%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.22%) Publishing
12 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.22%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 295 (64.84%) Developer
2 89 (19.56%) Software Engineer
3 81 (17.80%) Java Developer
4 74 (16.26%) Java Engineer
5 71 (15.60%) Java Software Engineer
6 68 (14.95%) Software Developer
7 52 (11.43%) Senior Software Engineer
8 51 (11.21%) Java Software Developer
9 50 (10.99%) Senior Java Engineer
10 47 (10.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 41 (9.01%) JavaScript Developer
11 41 (9.01%) Web Developer
12 33 (7.25%) PHP Developer
13 32 (7.03%) .NET Developer
14 30 (6.59%) C# Developer
14 30 (6.59%) E-Commerce Developer
14 30 (6.59%) Java E-Commerce Developer
14 30 (6.59%) Senior Developer
15 25 (5.49%) SQL Developer
16 23 (5.05%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (38.46%) CSS
2 173 (38.02%) HTML
3 108 (23.74%) HTML5
4 102 (22.42%) Spring
5 101 (22.20%) .NET
6 83 (18.24%) JSON
7 81 (17.80%) jQuery
8 76 (16.70%) REST
9 75 (16.48%) AngularJS
10 72 (15.82%) CSS3
11 68 (14.95%) ASP.NET
11 68 (14.95%) Web Services
12 64 (14.07%) RESTful
13 63 (13.85%) XML
14 54 (11.87%) Hibernate
15 50 (10.99%) ASP.NET MVC
16 46 (10.11%) SOAP
17 32 (7.03%) Ajax
17 32 (7.03%) Node.js
18 31 (6.81%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 123 (27.03%) Algorithms
2 121 (26.59%) Data Structures
3 102 (22.42%) Computer Science
4 84 (18.46%) User Experience
5 42 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (7.47%) Linux Command Line
7 21 (4.62%) Management Information System
8 14 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
9 13 (2.86%) Hedge funds
9 13 (2.86%) Mobile App
10 10 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.98%) Fintech
12 6 (1.32%) LIMS
12 6 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
13 5 (1.10%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.66%) N-Tier
15 2 (0.44%) BBC
15 2 (0.44%) Digital Media
15 2 (0.44%) e-Learning
15 2 (0.44%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 104 (22.86%) Linux
2 64 (14.07%) Unix
3 54 (11.87%) Windows
4 42 (9.23%) Android
5 33 (7.25%) Debian
6 14 (3.08%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.10%) CentOS
9 4 (0.88%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.88%) VMS
10 3 (0.66%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.44%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.22%) Fedora
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (49.45%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (46.37%) OO
3 202 (44.40%) Continuous Integration
4 157 (34.51%) Software Engineering
5 139 (30.55%) TDD
5 139 (30.55%) Test Automation
6 101 (22.20%) Scrum
7 94 (20.66%) MVC
8 76 (16.70%) Web Development
9 62 (13.63%) Kanban
10 61 (13.41%) DevOps
11 54 (11.87%) OOP
12 53 (11.65%) Continuous Delivery
12 53 (11.65%) Continuous Improvement
13 51 (11.21%) Unit Testing
14 50 (10.99%) BDD
15 48 (10.55%) E-Commerce
16 44 (9.67%) Collaborative Working
17 42 (9.23%) Refactoring
18 41 (9.01%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 239 (52.53%) JavaScript
2 236 (51.87%) Java
3 210 (46.15%) SQL
4 118 (25.93%) C#
5 70 (15.38%) C++
6 65 (14.29%) Python
7 53 (11.65%) PHP
8 48 (10.55%) Groovy
9 34 (7.47%) T-SQL
10 30 (6.59%) Perl
11 20 (4.40%) Ruby
12 18 (3.96%) C
12 18 (3.96%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.98%) TypeScript
13 9 (1.98%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.54%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.32%) ES6
16 5 (1.10%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.10%) Scala
17 4 (0.88%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 168 (36.92%) Degree
2 27 (5.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (3.74%) PhD
4 11 (2.42%) ISEB
4 11 (2.42%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.10%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.66%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (13.19%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) GCP
System Software
1 33 (7.25%) Docker
2 7 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.32%) Ceph
3 6 (1.32%) GPFS
3 6 (1.32%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 1 (0.22%) KVM
4 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.22%) vSphere
4 1 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (9.67%) Ansible
2 38 (8.35%) Puppet
3 26 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.98%) Kubernetes
5 6 (1.32%) Grafana
5 6 (1.32%) Icinga
6 4 (0.88%) Kibana
6 4 (0.88%) logstash
6 4 (0.88%) Salt
6 4 (0.88%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.66%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (0.66%) Nagios
8 1 (0.22%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.22%) Rancher
Vendors
1 68 (14.95%) Oracle
2 34 (7.47%) Perforce
3 30 (6.59%) CA Agile Central
3 30 (6.59%) Sybase
4 27 (5.93%) Microsoft
5 23 (5.05%) Zend
6 22 (4.84%) SAP
7 18 (3.96%) Google
8 15 (3.30%) Sitecore
9 8 (1.76%) Xamarin
10 7 (1.54%) VMware
11 6 (1.32%) Intel
11 6 (1.32%) SaltStack
12 5 (1.10%) Twitter
13 4 (0.88%) IBM
14 3 (0.66%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
15 2 (0.44%) BT
15 2 (0.44%) Sencha
16 1 (0.22%) Rackspace