Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mule
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 998 858 962
Rank change year-on-year -140 +104 +153
Permanent jobs citing Mule 159 318 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.092% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.54% 1.00% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 125 261 279
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

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 29,564 31,902 38,595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.07% 17.94% 18.78%
Number of salaries quoted 24,265 26,802 32,289
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 -137 157 £55,000 - 43
UK excluding London -51 110 £55,000 +6.80% 25
South West +10 78 £52,500 -4.55% 10
London -66 49 £62,500 -3.85% 18
North of England -6 21 £60,000 +9.09% 4
North West -7 13 £60,000 +10.09% 2
Yorkshire +15 8 £55,000 - 2
South East +11 6 £57,500 +9.52% 3
Wales +14 2 £50,000 +25.00%
East of England -17 2 - - 7
Midlands +13 1 £24,000 -40.00% 1
West Midlands +5 1 £24,000 -12.73%

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing Mule 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 Mule.

1 134 (84.28%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (81.13%) Java
3 109 (68.55%) Spring
4 104 (65.41%) Hibernate
5 90 (56.60%) Tomcat
6 89 (55.97%) TDD
7 88 (55.35%) SOAP
8 84 (52.83%) Scrum
8 84 (52.83%) MVC
8 84 (52.83%) Mule ESB
9 80 (50.31%) REST
10 74 (46.54%) Web Services
10 74 (46.54%) XML
11 73 (45.91%) JSON
12 72 (45.28%) JUnit
13 70 (44.03%) Finance
14 69 (43.40%) JBoss
14 69 (43.40%) JIRA
14 69 (43.40%) BDD
15 66 (41.51%) Git (software)
15 66 (41.51%) Linux
16 65 (40.88%) MongoDB
17 63 (39.62%) Apache Camel
17 63 (39.62%) Amazon AWS
17 63 (39.62%) Kanban
18 61 (38.36%) Spring MVC
19 58 (36.48%) E-Commerce
20 57 (35.85%) Business Intelligence
20 57 (35.85%) SAP
21 56 (35.22%) Integration Testing

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 90 (56.60%) Tomcat
2 84 (52.83%) Mule ESB
3 69 (43.40%) JBoss
4 43 (27.04%) Apache
5 33 (20.75%) WebSphere
6 25 (15.72%) WebLogic
7 18 (11.32%) Jetty
8 15 (9.43%) GlassFish
9 13 (8.18%) Anypoint
9 13 (8.18%) Confluence
10 9 (5.66%) IIS
11 5 (3.14%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (3.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (1.26%) Documentum
13 2 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (1.26%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (1.26%) SharePoint
13 2 (1.26%) Sonic ESB
Business Applications
1 10 (6.29%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.14%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 63 (39.62%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (34.59%) SaaS
3 46 (28.93%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (14.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (3.77%) npm
6 5 (3.14%) IaaS
7 4 (2.52%) PaaS
8 1 (0.63%) GitHub
8 1 (0.63%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.14%) DHCP
2 5 (3.14%) DNS
2 5 (3.14%) HTTP
2 5 (3.14%) HTTPS
2 5 (3.14%) LDAP
2 5 (3.14%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (2.52%) FTP
3 4 (2.52%) SMTP
3 4 (2.52%) SSL
4 3 (1.89%) Internet
5 1 (0.63%) AMQP
5 1 (0.63%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (40.88%) MongoDB
2 52 (32.70%) NoSQL
3 49 (30.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 19 (11.95%) Relational Database
5 18 (11.32%) SQL Server
6 10 (6.29%) MySQL
7 8 (5.03%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.77%) Big Data
8 6 (3.77%) Oracle Database
8 6 (3.77%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.26%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.26%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.26%) Looker
10 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.63%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.63%) QlikView
11 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 72 (45.28%) JUnit
2 69 (43.40%) JIRA
3 66 (41.51%) Git (software)
4 46 (28.93%) IntelliJ
5 44 (27.67%) Maven
6 23 (14.47%) Gradle
7 21 (13.21%) Jenkins
8 14 (8.81%) Eclipse
8 14 (8.81%) Subversion
9 13 (8.18%) Hudson
10 12 (7.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (4.40%) SoapUI
12 6 (3.77%) Cucumber
13 5 (3.14%) PROIV
13 5 (3.14%) SonarQube
14 4 (2.52%) Bower
14 4 (2.52%) Grunt
14 4 (2.52%) gulp
14 4 (2.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 2 (1.26%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 70 (44.03%) Finance
2 55 (34.59%) Manufacturing
2 55 (34.59%) Telecoms
3 54 (33.96%) Electronics
3 54 (33.96%) Marketing
4 50 (31.45%) Retail
5 10 (6.29%) Advertising
6 6 (3.77%) Banking
6 6 (3.77%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Front Office
7 1 (0.63%) Law
7 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 112 (70.44%) Developer
2 94 (59.12%) Java Developer
3 50 (31.45%) Senior Developer
4 46 (28.93%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (9.43%) Software Engineer
6 13 (8.18%) Lead Developer
7 10 (6.29%) Analyst
7 10 (6.29%) Support Analyst
8 7 (4.40%) Architect
8 7 (4.40%) Java Engineer
9 6 (3.77%) Integration Developer
9 6 (3.77%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (3.77%) Lead Java Developer
10 5 (3.14%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (3.14%) Development Team Leader
10 5 (3.14%) E-Commerce Developer
10 5 (3.14%) Java E-Commerce Developer
10 5 (3.14%) Lead Software Engineer
10 5 (3.14%) Software Development Team Leader
10 5 (3.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (68.55%) Spring
2 104 (65.41%) Hibernate
3 88 (55.35%) SOAP
4 80 (50.31%) REST
5 74 (46.54%) Web Services
5 74 (46.54%) XML
6 73 (45.91%) JSON
7 63 (39.62%) Apache Camel
8 61 (38.36%) Spring MVC
9 56 (35.22%) JPA
10 53 (33.33%) Spring Integration
11 39 (24.53%) J2EE
12 27 (16.98%) RESTful
13 17 (10.69%) Node.js
14 16 (10.06%) JSP
15 14 (8.81%) Java EE
15 14 (8.81%) JMS
15 14 (8.81%) XSLT
16 13 (8.18%) Middleware
17 12 (7.55%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.95%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (6.29%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.52%) DataPower
4 2 (1.26%) PMI
5 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.63%) Fintech
5 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 66 (41.51%) Linux
2 16 (10.06%) Windows
3 15 (9.43%) Unix
4 5 (3.14%) AIX
4 5 (3.14%) Solaris
4 5 (3.14%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (84.28%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (55.97%) TDD
3 84 (52.83%) MVC
3 84 (52.83%) Scrum
4 69 (43.40%) BDD
5 63 (39.62%) Kanban
6 58 (36.48%) E-Commerce
7 57 (35.85%) Business Intelligence
8 56 (35.22%) Integration Testing
9 54 (33.96%) Digital Marketing
9 54 (33.96%) Programme Management
10 31 (19.50%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (13.84%) Open Source
12 17 (10.69%) Software Engineering
13 15 (9.43%) DevOps
14 14 (8.81%) Microservices
15 13 (8.18%) Content Management
15 13 (8.18%) SOA
16 11 (6.92%) API Design
16 11 (6.92%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 129 (81.13%) Java
2 29 (18.24%) SQL
3 17 (10.69%) JavaScript
4 14 (8.81%) Groovy
5 10 (6.29%) C#
5 10 (6.29%) PowerShell
5 10 (6.29%) Scala
6 9 (5.66%) XPath
7 8 (5.03%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.89%) ES6
9 2 (1.26%) C++
9 2 (1.26%) Python
10 1 (0.63%) C
10 1 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (8.81%) Degree
2 2 (1.26%) MCITP
2 2 (1.26%) MCTS
2 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.26%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.26%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.66%) Docker
2 5 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.77%) CloudHub
2 5 (3.14%) Ansible
3 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 57 (35.85%) SAP
2 51 (32.08%) Apple
3 34 (21.38%) Oracle
4 29 (18.24%) Microsoft
4 29 (18.24%) MuleSoft
5 16 (10.06%) IBM
6 6 (3.77%) TIBCO
7 5 (3.14%) Atlassian
7 5 (3.14%) Citrix
7 5 (3.14%) Jaspersoft
7 5 (3.14%) New Relic
7 5 (3.14%) NGA Human Resources
7 5 (3.14%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.14%) VMware
8 4 (2.52%) Perforce
8 4 (2.52%) Solace
8 4 (2.52%) Sybase
9 3 (1.89%) MKS
9 3 (1.89%) Talend
9 3 (1.89%) webMethods