Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mercurial
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 804 648 903
Rank change year-on-year -156 +255 -64
Permanent jobs citing Mercurial 271 126 138
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.07% 0.97% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 185 121 117
10th Percentile £46,250 £38,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +10.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £85,000 £58,750 £58,750
90th Percentile £88,250 - £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +23.53% -5.56%

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 25,310 13,043 24,353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.66% 20.70% 19.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15,311 10,875 19,342
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,250 £33,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £83,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +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 24 January 2022.

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 24 January 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 -140 258 £60,000 +14.29% 26
UK excluding London -173 150 £55,000 +4.76% 13
North of England -85 123 £55,000 +4.76% 6
London -128 103 £75,000 +3.45% 12
Yorkshire -83 75 £55,000 +4.76% 2
North West -69 34 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Work from Home -219 28 £85,000 +61.90% 6
North East -14 14 £58,750 +23.68%
South West -50 13 £53,750 +34.38% 2
South East - 9 £60,000 - 1
Midlands -92 4 £42,500 -5.56% 2
East Midlands -58 2 £41,250 -8.33% 1
West Midlands - 2 £51,250 - 1
Scotland -65 1 £100,000 +110.53%

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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.

1 209 (77.12%) Git (software)
2 157 (57.93%) Java
3 138 (50.92%) Subversion
4 128 (47.23%) SQL
5 124 (45.76%) Continuous Integration
6 122 (45.02%) Test Automation
7 119 (43.91%) Social Skills
8 111 (40.96%) Software Engineering
9 107 (39.48%) OO
10 103 (38.01%) NoSQL
11 95 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
12 88 (32.47%) Degree
13 82 (30.26%) Data Structures
13 82 (30.26%) Algorithms
14 81 (29.89%) Decision-Making
15 68 (25.09%) Bitbucket
16 65 (23.99%) React
16 65 (23.99%) Mobile App
17 61 (22.51%) Mobile Application Development
18 60 (22.14%) Android
19 58 (21.40%) Docker
20 57 (21.03%) Mobile Development
20 57 (21.03%) JavaScript
21 56 (20.66%) Android Development
22 52 (19.19%) Scrum
23 48 (17.71%) Games
24 45 (16.61%) TDD
24 45 (16.61%) Azure
25 43 (15.87%) Node.js
26 42 (15.50%) Google

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 31 (11.44%) nginx
2 22 (8.12%) JBoss
3 13 (4.80%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (3.32%) Confluence
5 8 (2.95%) CMS
5 8 (2.95%) WordPress
6 7 (2.58%) Drupal
7 1 (0.37%) Apache
7 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.37%) IIS
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.37%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (1.85%) GIMP
1 5 (1.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 45 (16.61%) Azure
2 36 (13.28%) Google Play
3 31 (11.44%) AppsFlyer
3 31 (11.44%) Firebase
3 31 (11.44%) Pushwoosh
4 20 (7.38%) Apigee
4 20 (7.38%) OpenShift
5 19 (7.01%) AWS
6 8 (2.95%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (2.21%) GitHub
8 5 (1.85%) PaaS
9 4 (1.48%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 4 (1.48%) Azure Machine Learning
9 4 (1.48%) Azure Monitor
9 4 (1.48%) Azure Service Bus
9 4 (1.48%) npm
10 3 (1.11%) Yarn
11 2 (0.74%) GCP
11 2 (0.74%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.37%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.48%) DNS
1 4 (1.48%) Firewall
2 2 (0.74%) NAS
3 1 (0.37%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (38.01%) NoSQL
2 26 (9.59%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (9.23%) Redis
4 17 (6.27%) MySQL
5 13 (4.80%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.06%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.85%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.74%) Power BI
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.37%) Big Data
9 1 (0.37%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 209 (77.12%) Git (software)
2 138 (50.92%) Subversion
3 68 (25.09%) Bitbucket
4 30 (11.07%) Jenkins
5 20 (7.38%) Storybook
6 16 (5.90%) TeamCity
7 12 (4.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (4.06%) JIRA
9 7 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (2.21%) Artifactory
10 6 (2.21%) Cypress.io
10 6 (2.21%) SonarQube
11 5 (1.85%) IntelliJ
11 5 (1.85%) Maven
11 5 (1.85%) NetBeans
12 4 (1.48%) Ant
12 4 (1.48%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.48%) git-flow
12 4 (1.48%) Visual Studio Code
13 3 (1.11%) fastlane
General
1 119 (43.91%) Social Skills
2 48 (17.71%) Games
3 29 (10.70%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 26 (9.59%) Finance
4 26 (9.59%) Public Sector
5 5 (1.85%) Marketing
5 5 (1.85%) Retail
6 4 (1.48%) Banking
6 4 (1.48%) Documentation Skills
6 4 (1.48%) Law
7 3 (1.11%) Advertising
8 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Military
8 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.37%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 143 (52.77%) Developer
2 100 (36.90%) Software Engineer
3 86 (31.73%) Senior Developer
4 83 (30.63%) Java Engineer
4 83 (30.63%) Java Software Engineer
5 49 (18.08%) Java Developer
6 37 (13.65%) Android Developer
7 33 (12.18%) Senior Android Developer
8 27 (9.96%) Senior Java Developer
9 26 (9.59%) Java Android Developer
10 24 (8.86%) iOS Developer
11 17 (6.27%) Senior iOS Developer
12 14 (5.17%) PHP Developer
13 11 (4.06%) DevOps Engineer
13 11 (4.06%) Python Engineer
13 11 (4.06%) Python Software Engineer
14 10 (3.69%) Senior DevOps
14 10 (3.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 9 (3.32%) Full Stack Developer
15 9 (3.32%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (23.99%) React
2 43 (15.87%) Node.js
3 38 (14.02%) HTML
3 38 (14.02%) XML
4 36 (13.28%) .NET
5 32 (11.81%) Redux
6 29 (10.70%) CSS
7 27 (9.96%) RESTful
8 22 (8.12%) AngularJS
8 22 (8.12%) Spring
8 22 (8.12%) Spring Boot
9 21 (7.75%) Kafka
10 20 (7.38%) JWT
10 20 (7.38%) OAuth
10 20 (7.38%) OAuth2
10 20 (7.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 17 (6.27%) GraphQL
11 17 (6.27%) JSON
12 16 (5.90%) Laravel
13 15 (5.54%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 82 (30.26%) Algorithms
1 82 (30.26%) Data Structures
2 65 (23.99%) Mobile App
3 30 (11.07%) User Experience
4 20 (7.38%) SWIFT
5 12 (4.43%) Virtual Team
6 8 (2.95%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.21%) Online Games
8 5 (1.85%) Digital Currency
9 4 (1.48%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.48%) Cyber Defence
9 4 (1.48%) Cyberattack
9 4 (1.48%) Cybercrime
9 4 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.11%) Animation
10 3 (1.11%) Legacy Applications
10 3 (1.11%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.74%) PMI
12 1 (0.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 60 (22.14%) Android
2 40 (14.76%) Linux
3 34 (12.55%) Apple iOS
4 22 (8.12%) Unix
5 9 (3.32%) Windows
6 4 (1.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (45.76%) Continuous Integration
2 122 (45.02%) Test Automation
3 111 (40.96%) Software Engineering
4 107 (39.48%) OO
5 95 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
6 81 (29.89%) Decision-Making
7 61 (22.51%) Mobile Application Development
8 57 (21.03%) Mobile Development
9 56 (20.66%) Android Development
10 52 (19.19%) Scrum
11 45 (16.61%) TDD
12 38 (14.02%) CI/CD
12 38 (14.02%) Microservices
13 34 (12.55%) iOS Development
14 30 (11.07%) BDD
14 30 (11.07%) DevOps
15 28 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
16 24 (8.86%) Full Stack Development
17 20 (7.38%) Backlog Refinement
17 20 (7.38%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 157 (57.93%) Java
2 128 (47.23%) SQL
3 57 (21.03%) JavaScript
4 41 (15.13%) C#
4 41 (15.13%) Kotlin
5 24 (8.86%) Apple Swift
6 23 (8.49%) Python
6 23 (8.49%) TypeScript
7 18 (6.64%) PHP
8 12 (4.43%) C++
9 5 (1.85%) Apex Code
9 5 (1.85%) SOQL
9 5 (1.85%) SOSL
10 4 (1.48%) Bash
10 4 (1.48%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.48%) Scala
10 4 (1.48%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.11%) ES6
11 3 (1.11%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 88 (32.47%) Degree
2 16 (5.90%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.74%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.43%) QA
2 7 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.37%) Accessibility
System Software
1 58 (21.40%) Docker
2 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (7.01%) Ansible
2 13 (4.80%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.21%) Puppet
4 5 (1.85%) Terraform
5 2 (0.74%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.37%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.37%) Grafana
6 1 (0.37%) Kibana
6 1 (0.37%) vRealize
Vendors
1 42 (15.50%) Google
2 21 (7.75%) Oracle
3 10 (3.69%) Adobe
4 9 (3.32%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.32%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (2.21%) Apple
5 6 (2.21%) Instagram
5 6 (2.21%) Perforce
6 5 (1.85%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.85%) Progress
7 4 (1.48%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 2 (0.74%) HP
9 1 (0.37%) Netsparker
9 1 (0.37%) Perfecto Mobile