Period
to 19 January 2021

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

Mule
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 700 932 998
Rank change year-on-year +232 +66 +55
Permanent jobs citing Mule 52 87 132
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.082% 0.070% 0.088%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.59% 0.48% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 62 77 103
Median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,500 £48,300 £44,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £92,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year - +3.77% -3.64%

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 8,828 18,299 24,152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.95% 14.70% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7,109 14,809 19,504
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £28,006
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year - +4.05% +6.79%

Mule
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Mule in the UK

Mule
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Mule.

Salary trend for Mule in the UK

Mule
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Mule over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Mule in the UK

Mule
Top 11 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 19 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 +230 48 £60,000 -14.29% 25
UK excluding London +225 37 £55,000 - 9
South East +168 19 £72,500 +20.83% 5
Work from Home -50 14 £50,000 -23.08% 6
London +156 12 £67,500 -15.63% 16
South West +92 12 £50,000 +7.53% 1
North of England +91 2 £75,000 -9.09% 3
Midlands +87 2 £61,250 +6.52%
North West +79 2 £75,000 -
West Midlands +74 2 £61,250 +32.43%
Scotland - 2 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, 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 42 (80.77%) Java
2 37 (71.15%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (63.46%) Integration Testing
3 33 (63.46%) JUnit
4 32 (61.54%) Telecoms
5 28 (53.85%) SQL
6 26 (50.00%) MuleSoft
7 24 (46.15%) SOAP
8 23 (44.23%) Cucumber
9 21 (40.38%) Middleware
10 20 (38.46%) JBehave
10 20 (38.46%) Mule ESB
11 18 (34.62%) Red Hat Fuse
11 18 (34.62%) Multithreading
12 17 (32.69%) Spring
13 16 (30.77%) AWS
13 16 (30.77%) Finance
13 16 (30.77%) Web Services
14 15 (28.85%) JBoss
14 15 (28.85%) TDD
14 15 (28.85%) Java EE
14 15 (28.85%) REST
14 15 (28.85%) Apache Camel
15 14 (26.92%) MongoDB
15 14 (26.92%) JSON
15 14 (26.92%) Hibernate
15 14 (26.92%) Git (software)
15 14 (26.92%) SAP
16 13 (25.00%) XML
16 13 (25.00%) Linux

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 20 (38.46%) Mule ESB
2 18 (34.62%) Red Hat Fuse
3 15 (28.85%) JBoss
4 10 (19.23%) Tomcat
5 5 (9.62%) Apache ServiceMix
5 5 (9.62%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (9.62%) WebSphere
6 3 (5.77%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.85%) Apache
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.92%) Anypoint
8 1 (1.92%) Confluence
8 1 (1.92%) LiveCycle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP FI-CA
1 1 (1.92%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 16 (30.77%) AWS
2 12 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (7.69%) Azure
4 2 (3.85%) IaaS
4 2 (3.85%) PaaS
4 2 (3.85%) SaaS
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (1.92%) Boomi
5 1 (1.92%) Datadog
5 1 (1.92%) GitHub
5 1 (1.92%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.92%) PowerApps
5 1 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) DNS
1 1 (1.92%) Firewall
1 1 (1.92%) SSL
1 1 (1.92%) tcpdump
1 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.92%) MongoDB
2 13 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 12 (23.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.85%) Data Lake
5 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.85%) MySQL
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.85%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.92%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 33 (63.46%) JUnit
2 23 (44.23%) Cucumber
3 20 (38.46%) JBehave
4 14 (26.92%) Git (software)
5 13 (25.00%) Maven
6 12 (23.08%) IntelliJ
7 11 (21.15%) JIRA
8 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
9 2 (3.85%) Postman
10 1 (1.92%) Ant
10 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.92%) Hudson
10 1 (1.92%) Selenium
10 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.92%) Spinnaker
10 1 (1.92%) Subversion
10 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.92%) Toad
10 1 (1.92%) Travis CI
General
1 32 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 16 (30.77%) Finance
3 13 (25.00%) Electronics
3 13 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 13 (25.00%) Marketing
3 13 (25.00%) Public Sector
4 2 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (75.00%) Developer
2 17 (32.69%) MuleSoft Developer
3 16 (30.77%) Java Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Architect
5 6 (11.54%) Integration Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Lead Developer
7 4 (7.69%) MuleSoft Architect
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Azure Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.92%) .NET Architect
9 1 (1.92%) .NET Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.92%) Backend Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Graduate Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Graduate Java Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Architect
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (46.15%) SOAP
2 21 (40.38%) Middleware
3 17 (32.69%) Spring
4 16 (30.77%) Web Services
5 15 (28.85%) Apache Camel
5 15 (28.85%) Java EE
5 15 (28.85%) REST
6 14 (26.92%) Hibernate
6 14 (26.92%) JSON
7 13 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 13 (25.00%) XML
8 12 (23.08%) JPA
8 12 (23.08%) MyBatis
8 12 (23.08%) Spring Integration
9 7 (13.46%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (9.62%) IBM Integration Bus
11 2 (3.85%) Apache Wicket
11 2 (3.85%) GWT
11 2 (3.85%) Spring MVC
11 2 (3.85%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.92%) DataPower
2 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Unix
3 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (71.15%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (63.46%) Integration Testing
3 18 (34.62%) Multithreading
4 15 (28.85%) TDD
5 13 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
5 13 (25.00%) Kanban
5 13 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 13 (25.00%) Scrum
6 12 (23.08%) BDD
7 5 (9.62%) B2B
7 5 (9.62%) Data Integration
7 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.62%) Microservices
7 5 (9.62%) Workflow
7 5 (9.62%) Workflow Analysis
8 4 (7.69%) API Development
8 4 (7.69%) DevOps
8 4 (7.69%) OO
8 4 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 42 (80.77%) Java
2 28 (53.85%) SQL
3 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.77%) Python
5 2 (3.85%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) Perl
6 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.92%) VBScript
6 1 (1.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.92%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.92%) Ansible
2 1 (1.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) MuleSoft
2 14 (26.92%) SAP
3 10 (19.23%) Oracle
4 9 (17.31%) Talend
5 6 (11.54%) IBM
6 5 (9.62%) WSO2
7 2 (3.85%) Guidewire
7 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.85%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.92%) Adobe
8 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.92%) PagerDuty
8 1 (1.92%) webMethods