Period
to 20 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Mule skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mule over the 6 months to 20 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mule
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 978 1008 986
Rank change year-on-year +30 -22 -48
Permanent jobs citing Mule 78 155 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.095% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.39% 0.58% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 68 116 183
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £45,750 £43,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £100,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £53,150 £48,500
% change year-on-year +3.48% +9.59% -7.62%

Mule is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 19,977 26,768 31,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.68% 16.37% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15,912 21,458 25,143
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £43,863 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.97% +9.66% -

Mule
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Mule in the UK

Mule
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Mule in the UK

Mule
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mule over the 6 months to 20 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Mule in the UK

Mule
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mule within the UK over the 6 months to 20 October 2019. 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 +32 76 £65,000 +8.33% 16
London +44 47 £70,000 -6.67% 11
UK excluding London +58 31 £55,000 +3.48% 5
South East +45 11 £55,000 +10.00% 1
South West +7 7 £46,500 -15.45%
Midlands +30 5 £60,000 +13.21% 1
East of England +65 4 £55,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £60,000 -
North of England +24 2 - - 3
West Midlands +22 2 £55,000 +3.77% 1
Yorkshire -1 2 - - 1
Wales - 2 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 2019, IT jobs citing Mule 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 Mule.

1 68 (87.18%) Java
2 47 (60.26%) REST
3 45 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (48.72%) SOAP
5 32 (41.03%) Mule ESB
6 31 (39.74%) Banking
6 31 (39.74%) Maven
7 30 (38.46%) Spring
7 30 (38.46%) Middleware
8 27 (34.62%) SOA
9 26 (33.33%) Scrum
9 26 (33.33%) MuleSoft
10 25 (32.05%) Oracle
11 24 (30.77%) JIRA
12 23 (29.49%) AWS
13 22 (28.21%) Git (software)
13 22 (28.21%) Kanban
13 22 (28.21%) JSON
13 22 (28.21%) Finance
14 18 (23.08%) TIBCO
14 18 (23.08%) Web Services
14 18 (23.08%) IBM
14 18 (23.08%) Jenkins
14 18 (23.08%) DevOps
15 17 (21.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 17 (21.79%) Anypoint
16 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
17 15 (19.23%) XML
17 15 (19.23%) WebSphere
17 15 (19.23%) Confluence

Mule
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 32 (41.03%) Mule ESB
2 17 (21.79%) Anypoint
2 17 (21.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (19.23%) Confluence
3 15 (19.23%) WebSphere
4 14 (17.95%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (17.95%) WebLogic
5 9 (11.54%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (8.97%) Apache
7 6 (7.69%) JBoss
7 6 (7.69%) Tomcat
8 5 (6.41%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (5.13%) Apache Synapse
10 3 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (1.28%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (29.49%) AWS
2 12 (15.38%) PaaS
3 9 (11.54%) Apigee
3 9 (11.54%) IaaS
4 8 (10.26%) GitHub
5 7 (8.97%) Azure
5 7 (8.97%) Serverless
6 6 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (7.69%) Boomi
7 5 (6.41%) Kong
7 5 (6.41%) Slack
8 3 (3.85%) iPaaS
8 3 (3.85%) OpenShift
9 2 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (2.56%) Google Analytics
9 2 (2.56%) Power Platform
9 2 (2.56%) SaaS
10 1 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) HTTP
2 3 (3.85%) FTP
2 3 (3.85%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.56%) AMQP
4 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.82%) MongoDB
3 9 (11.54%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (3.85%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (2.56%) MySQL
6 2 (2.56%) Power BI
6 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 31 (39.74%) Maven
2 24 (30.77%) JIRA
3 22 (28.21%) Git (software)
4 18 (23.08%) Jenkins
5 12 (15.38%) JUnit
6 10 (12.82%) IntelliJ
7 9 (11.54%) Subversion
8 6 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (6.41%) SonarQube
10 4 (5.13%) Mockito
11 3 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (3.85%) Cucumber
11 3 (3.85%) Travis CI
12 2 (2.56%) JMeter
12 2 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (2.56%) SoapUI
12 2 (2.56%) webpack
13 1 (1.28%) Bitbucket
13 1 (1.28%) Mocha
13 1 (1.28%) Selenium
General
1 31 (39.74%) Banking
2 22 (28.21%) Finance
3 8 (10.26%) Marketing
4 6 (7.69%) Electronics
4 6 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 6 (7.69%) Public Sector
4 6 (7.69%) Retail
4 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.13%) Financial Institution
5 4 (5.13%) Retail Banking
5 4 (5.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (66.67%) Developer
2 25 (32.05%) Integration Developer
2 25 (32.05%) Java Developer
3 14 (17.95%) EAI Developer
3 14 (17.95%) SOA Developer
4 11 (14.10%) Architect
5 10 (12.82%) WebSphere Developer
6 9 (11.54%) BizTalk Developer
6 9 (11.54%) BizTalk Integration Developer
6 9 (11.54%) Oracle Developer
6 9 (11.54%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 9 (11.54%) SQL Developer
6 9 (11.54%) SQL Server Developer
7 8 (10.26%) Integration Architect
8 7 (8.97%) Java Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) ITSM Architect
10 4 (5.13%) Middleware Developer
10 4 (5.13%) MuleSoft Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Software Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (60.26%) REST
2 38 (48.72%) SOAP
3 30 (38.46%) Middleware
3 30 (38.46%) Spring
4 22 (28.21%) JSON
5 18 (23.08%) Web Services
6 15 (19.23%) XML
7 14 (17.95%) IBM Integration Bus
7 14 (17.95%) J2EE
8 12 (15.38%) Hibernate
8 12 (15.38%) Spring Boot
9 11 (14.10%) RAML
10 10 (12.82%) Apache Camel
11 9 (11.54%) JMS
11 9 (11.54%) OAuth
11 9 (11.54%) WebSphere MQ
12 7 (8.97%) HTML
12 7 (8.97%) JPA
12 7 (8.97%) jQuery
12 7 (8.97%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.97%) User Experience
4 5 (6.41%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.13%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.13%) Online Banking
6 2 (2.56%) Life Science
6 2 (2.56%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.56%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.28%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.28%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.26%) Linux
2 4 (5.13%) Windows
3 2 (2.56%) Android
3 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (34.62%) SOA
3 26 (33.33%) Scrum
4 22 (28.21%) Kanban
5 18 (23.08%) DevOps
6 14 (17.95%) EAI
7 12 (15.38%) TDD
8 11 (14.10%) Microservices
9 10 (12.82%) API Development
9 10 (12.82%) SDLC
9 10 (12.82%) Software Engineering
10 9 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (11.54%) Integration Testing
11 8 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (10.26%) Project Delivery
12 7 (8.97%) BDD
12 7 (8.97%) Computer Science
12 7 (8.97%) E-Commerce
13 6 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 68 (87.18%) Java
2 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
2 11 (14.10%) SQL
3 9 (11.54%) C#
4 7 (8.97%) Groovy
4 7 (8.97%) Java 8
5 5 (6.41%) Python
6 4 (5.13%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.56%) Korn
7 2 (2.56%) Perl
7 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.28%) ES6
8 1 (1.28%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.85%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) CloudHub
2 4 (5.13%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.85%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (3.85%) Kibana
Vendors
1 26 (33.33%) MuleSoft
2 25 (32.05%) Oracle
3 18 (23.08%) IBM
3 18 (23.08%) TIBCO
4 13 (16.67%) WSO2
5 10 (12.82%) AppDynamics
6 8 (10.26%) SAP
7 7 (8.97%) Splunk
8 6 (7.69%) Apple
9 5 (6.41%) ServiceNow
9 5 (6.41%) Talend
10 4 (5.13%) Axway
10 4 (5.13%) New Relic
10 4 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (3.85%) Atlassian
11 3 (3.85%) Solace
12 2 (2.56%) Cognizant
12 2 (2.56%) Dynatrace
12 2 (2.56%) Google
13 1 (1.28%) Dell