Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mercurial
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 621 886 825
Rank change year-on-year +265 -61 -13
Permanent jobs citing Mercurial 124 143 304
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.96% 0.58% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 152 135 266
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -14.29%
10th Percentile £37,625 £32,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £66,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% -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 12,975 24,460 30,151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.77% 19.35% 19.95%
Number of salaries quoted 10,713 19,418 24,312
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,428 £32,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £85,000 £80,000
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 15 January 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 15 January 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 +273 121 £52,500 +10.53% 26
UK excluding London +219 111 £52,500 +23.53% 13
North of England +135 92 £52,500 +31.25% 6
Yorkshire +116 74 £52,500 -4.55% 4
Work from Home -24 37 £52,500 +7.69% 5
North West +66 11 £52,500 +31.25% 2
South West +69 9 £40,000 -5.88% 2
North East +16 7 £47,500 +18.75%
London +161 6 £66,250 +10.42% 14
Midlands +94 5 £45,000 -23.40% 3
East Midlands - 5 £45,000 - 1
East of England +105 3 £35,000 -36.36%
Scotland +45 1 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Channel Islands - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 115 (92.74%) Git (software)
2 109 (87.90%) Java
3 103 (83.06%) SQL
4 100 (80.65%) OO
5 96 (77.42%) Continuous Integration
6 95 (76.61%) Subversion
7 94 (75.81%) Software Engineering
8 90 (72.58%) NoSQL
9 58 (46.77%) Degree
10 57 (45.97%) Test Automation
11 55 (44.35%) Data Structures
11 55 (44.35%) Algorithms
11 55 (44.35%) Decision-Making
12 53 (42.74%) Jenkins
13 45 (36.29%) Ansible
14 44 (35.48%) C#
15 42 (33.87%) Python
16 38 (30.65%) PostgreSQL
16 38 (30.65%) Elasticsearch
17 37 (29.84%) TDD
18 36 (29.03%) C++
18 36 (29.03%) RabbitMQ
19 35 (28.23%) Redis
19 35 (28.23%) nginx
20 16 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
21 15 (12.10%) REST
22 14 (11.29%) JavaScript
23 13 (10.48%) JIRA
24 12 (9.68%) HTML
24 12 (9.68%) CSS

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 38 (30.65%) Elasticsearch
2 35 (28.23%) nginx
3 6 (4.84%) Confluence
4 2 (1.61%) Apache
4 2 (1.61%) Apache TomEE
4 2 (1.61%) JBoss
4 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.61%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Adobe XD
1 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.06%) Azure
2 6 (4.84%) npm
2 6 (4.84%) NuGet
3 5 (4.03%) AWS
4 3 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.42%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.42%) CloudFront
5 2 (1.61%) Google Play
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.81%) GitHub
6 1 (0.81%) IaaS
6 1 (0.81%) PaaS
6 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (72.58%) NoSQL
2 38 (30.65%) PostgreSQL
3 35 (28.23%) Redis
4 10 (8.06%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.42%) ActiveReports
5 3 (2.42%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.42%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 115 (92.74%) Git (software)
2 95 (76.61%) Subversion
3 53 (42.74%) Jenkins
4 13 (10.48%) JIRA
5 8 (6.45%) Bitbucket
5 8 (6.45%) Maven
6 6 (4.84%) Gradle
6 6 (4.84%) JUnit
6 6 (4.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.42%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.42%) GoCD
7 3 (2.42%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.61%) git-flow
8 2 (1.61%) GitLab
8 2 (1.61%) NetBeans
8 2 (1.61%) PyCharm
8 2 (1.61%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (1.61%) WebStorm
9 1 (0.81%) Selenium
General
1 6 (4.84%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 85 (68.55%) Software Engineer
2 51 (41.13%) Java Engineer
2 51 (41.13%) Java Software Engineer
3 36 (29.03%) Python Engineer
4 33 (26.61%) Python Software Engineer
5 30 (24.19%) Developer
6 12 (9.68%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.65%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.03%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.03%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (3.23%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.23%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.42%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (2.42%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.42%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.42%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (1.61%) DV Cleared Java Developer
11 2 (1.61%) Site Engineer
11 2 (1.61%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (29.03%) RabbitMQ
2 15 (12.10%) REST
3 12 (9.68%) CSS
3 12 (9.68%) HTML
3 12 (9.68%) HTML5
4 11 (8.87%) CSS3
5 10 (8.06%) React
6 8 (6.45%) .NET
7 7 (5.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (4.84%) Apache Cordova
8 6 (4.84%) Ninject
8 6 (4.84%) Node.js
8 6 (4.84%) PhoneGap
8 6 (4.84%) Web Services
9 5 (4.03%) RESTful
9 5 (4.03%) Spring
10 4 (3.23%) Ajax
10 4 (3.23%) jQuery
10 4 (3.23%) WinForms
10 4 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (44.35%) Algorithms
1 55 (44.35%) Data Structures
2 6 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (4.84%) User Experience
3 3 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.42%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.81%) Animation
4 1 (0.81%) Equities
4 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.81%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.45%) Android
1 8 (6.45%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.42%) Linux
2 3 (2.42%) Windows
2 3 (2.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (80.65%) OO
2 96 (77.42%) Continuous Integration
3 94 (75.81%) Software Engineering
4 57 (45.97%) Test Automation
5 55 (44.35%) Decision-Making
6 37 (29.84%) TDD
7 16 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (8.06%) DevOps
8 10 (8.06%) Web Development
9 6 (4.84%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (4.84%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (4.84%) SDLC
10 5 (4.03%) Microservices
11 4 (3.23%) API Development
11 4 (3.23%) Scrum
11 4 (3.23%) Unit Testing
12 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
12 3 (2.42%) CRM
12 3 (2.42%) Logistics
12 3 (2.42%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 109 (87.90%) Java
2 103 (83.06%) SQL
3 44 (35.48%) C#
4 42 (33.87%) Python
5 36 (29.03%) C++
6 14 (11.29%) JavaScript
7 11 (8.87%) TypeScript
8 8 (6.45%) Kotlin
9 6 (4.84%) PHP
9 6 (4.84%) VB
9 6 (4.84%) VB6
10 4 (3.23%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.42%) Java 8
11 3 (2.42%) Jython
11 3 (2.42%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.42%) XAML
12 2 (1.61%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.81%) C
13 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 58 (46.77%) Degree
2 3 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.61%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (5.65%) Docker
2 3 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.42%) Xen
3 2 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 45 (36.29%) Ansible
2 7 (5.65%) Kubernetes
3 5 (4.03%) Terraform
4 3 (2.42%) Graphite
4 3 (2.42%) Kibana
4 3 (2.42%) logstash
4 3 (2.42%) Nagios
4 3 (2.42%) Salt
5 2 (1.61%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 2 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.61%) Puppet
5 2 (1.61%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (4.84%) DevExpress
1 6 (4.84%) Microsoft
1 6 (4.84%) Xamarin
2 3 (2.42%) Oracle
2 3 (2.42%) VMware
3 2 (1.61%) Google
4 1 (0.81%) Adobe
4 1 (0.81%) Apple