Period
to 21 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for NoSQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NoSQL over the 6 months to 21 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

NoSQL
UK
6 months to
21 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 101 112 104
Rank change year-on-year +11 -8 -25
Permanent jobs citing NoSQL 2,603 2,977 4,671
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.09% 2.74% 3.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.74% 10.18% 11.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,101 2,467 4,013
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £61,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.46% +1.67% +9.09%
75th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,250 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.43% +5.00% +5.26%

NoSQL is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 22,172 29,240 42,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.32% 26.93% 28.35%
Number of salaries quoted 17,813 24,113 34,724
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%

NoSQL
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for NoSQL in the UK

NoSQL
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for NoSQL in the UK

NoSQL
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing NoSQL over the 6 months to 21 April 2021.

Salary histogram for NoSQL in the UK

NoSQL
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NoSQL within the UK over the 6 months to 21 April 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 +14 2,366 £62,500 - 502
UK excluding London +52 1,279 £53,250 +1.43% 293
London -1 1,181 £72,500 +3.57% 225
Work from Home -2 543 £57,500 +4.55% 120
North of England 0 382 £54,000 +8.00% 73
South East +98 373 £60,000 +4.35% 88
South West +74 202 £50,000 - 34
Yorkshire +22 184 £55,000 +10.00% 25
North West -29 133 £52,500 - 40
Midlands +31 128 £55,000 - 49
West Midlands +26 97 £60,000 +9.09% 44
Scotland +10 84 £53,250 +6.50% 12
East of England +56 65 £60,000 +9.09% 27
North East +46 65 £55,000 +22.22% 8
East Midlands 0 31 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Northern Ireland +14 23 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Isle of Man 0 16 £49,500 -17.50%
Wales -13 7 £42,250 -15.50% 8

For the 6 months to 21 April 2021, IT jobs citing NoSQL 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 NoSQL.

1 1,507 (57.89%) SQL
2 1,284 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1,112 (42.72%) AWS
4 1,014 (38.96%) JavaScript
5 927 (35.61%) Java
6 899 (34.54%) Azure
7 880 (33.81%) Python
8 878 (33.73%) Software Engineering
9 822 (31.58%) C#
10 791 (30.39%) Microservices
11 745 (28.62%) Docker
12 676 (25.97%) DevOps
13 653 (25.09%) React
14 617 (23.70%) .NET
15 616 (23.67%) Git (software)
16 613 (23.55%) Kubernetes
17 581 (22.32%) MongoDB
18 556 (21.36%) TDD
19 502 (19.29%) Node.js
20 471 (18.09%) Finance
21 435 (16.71%) AngularJS
22 434 (16.67%) SQL Server
23 433 (16.63%) RESTful
24 424 (16.29%) CSS
25 409 (15.71%) HTML
26 407 (15.64%) Kafka
27 405 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
28 401 (15.41%) REST
29 385 (14.79%) OO
29 385 (14.79%) Linux

NoSQL
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
1 325 (12.49%) Apache Spark
2 197 (7.57%) Elasticsearch
3 85 (3.27%) Confluence
4 82 (3.15%) Apache
5 71 (2.73%) nginx
6 55 (2.11%) NServiceBus
7 50 (1.92%) Apache Airflow
7 50 (1.92%) CMS
8 35 (1.34%) Tomcat
9 26 (1.00%) JBoss
9 26 (1.00%) Luigi
10 17 (0.65%) Apache Solr
11 16 (0.61%) Mule
11 16 (0.61%) SAS
11 16 (0.61%) WordPress
12 15 (0.58%) Mule ESB
12 15 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
12 15 (0.58%) Red Hat Fuse
12 15 (0.58%) SharePoint
13 14 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (0.31%) SPSS
2 6 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.19%) AutoCAD
3 5 (0.19%) Revit
4 4 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.12%) Adobe XD
5 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.077%) GIMP
6 2 (0.077%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.038%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.038%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.038%) Weka
Business Applications
1 15 (0.58%) Magento
2 13 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.038%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1,112 (42.72%) AWS
2 899 (34.54%) Azure
3 347 (13.33%) GCP
4 232 (8.91%) Serverless
5 149 (5.72%) SaaS
6 125 (4.80%) PaaS
7 110 (4.23%) GitHub
8 103 (3.96%) IaaS
9 84 (3.23%) Amazon EMR
10 79 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
11 78 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
12 76 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
13 69 (2.65%) Azure Service Bus
14 66 (2.54%) Amazon S3
15 60 (2.31%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 55 (2.11%) IBM Cloud
17 50 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
17 50 (1.92%) Azure Storage
17 50 (1.92%) Power Platform
18 42 (1.61%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 114 (4.38%) HTTP
2 46 (1.77%) Skype
3 32 (1.23%) Internet
4 19 (0.73%) DNS
5 18 (0.69%) Firewall
6 17 (0.65%) TCP/IP
7 14 (0.54%) AMQP
8 10 (0.38%) SSL
8 10 (0.38%) VPN
9 8 (0.31%) FTP
9 8 (0.31%) Network Security
9 8 (0.31%) SAN
10 7 (0.27%) VoIP
11 6 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (0.23%) LAN
11 6 (0.23%) MQTT
11 6 (0.23%) SMTP
11 6 (0.23%) WAN
12 5 (0.19%) DMZ
12 5 (0.19%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 581 (22.32%) MongoDB
2 434 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 346 (13.29%) Big Data
4 323 (12.41%) PostgreSQL
5 322 (12.37%) Relational Database
6 293 (11.26%) Hadoop
7 291 (11.18%) MySQL
8 231 (8.87%) Redis
9 205 (7.88%) Apache Cassandra
10 200 (7.68%) Data Warehouse
11 138 (5.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 118 (4.53%) Amazon Redshift
12 118 (4.53%) RDBMS
13 110 (4.23%) Apache Hive
14 103 (3.96%) Data Lake
15 84 (3.23%) Neo4j
16 81 (3.11%) Amazon Athena
17 76 (2.92%) Amazon RDS
18 69 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 63 (2.42%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 616 (23.67%) Git (software)
2 374 (14.37%) Jenkins
3 148 (5.69%) JIRA
4 137 (5.26%) Selenium
5 130 (4.99%) TeamCity
6 126 (4.84%) Subversion
7 123 (4.73%) Octopus Deploy
8 110 (4.23%) JUnit
9 103 (3.96%) Maven
10 97 (3.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 90 (3.46%) Mercurial
12 85 (3.27%) Cypress.io
13 69 (2.65%) GitLab
14 66 (2.54%) webpack
15 59 (2.27%) Vagrant
16 53 (2.04%) Bitbucket
17 50 (1.92%) Storybook
18 47 (1.81%) Visual Studio
19 46 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
20 42 (1.61%) Grunt
General
1 471 (18.09%) Finance
2 128 (4.92%) Marketing
3 110 (4.23%) Banking
4 92 (3.53%) Public Sector
5 82 (3.15%) Retail
6 68 (2.61%) Telecoms
7 54 (2.07%) Law
8 50 (1.92%) Games
8 50 (1.92%) Manufacturing
9 35 (1.34%) Electronics
9 35 (1.34%) Publishing
10 30 (1.15%) Financial Institution
11 25 (0.96%) Automotive
12 24 (0.92%) Legal
13 19 (0.73%) Back Office
13 19 (0.73%) Investment Banking
14 18 (0.69%) Front Office
15 15 (0.58%) Advertising
16 13 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.35%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1,165 (44.76%) Developer
2 446 (17.13%) Software Engineer
3 328 (12.60%) Senior Developer
4 244 (9.37%) Java Developer
5 239 (9.18%) Full Stack Developer
6 233 (8.95%) Data Engineer
7 171 (6.57%) Architect
7 171 (6.57%) Java Engineer
8 156 (5.99%) Software Developer
9 142 (5.46%) C# Developer
10 125 (4.80%) .NET Developer
11 122 (4.69%) Java Software Engineer
12 121 (4.65%) PHP Developer
13 92 (3.53%) Python Engineer
14 90 (3.46%) Python Developer
15 87 (3.34%) JavaScript Developer
16 82 (3.15%) DevOps Engineer
17 75 (2.88%) Senior Software Engineer
18 73 (2.80%) Data Architect
19 70 (2.69%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 653 (25.09%) React
2 617 (23.70%) .NET
3 502 (19.29%) Node.js
4 435 (16.71%) AngularJS
5 433 (16.63%) RESTful
6 424 (16.29%) CSS
7 409 (15.71%) HTML
8 407 (15.64%) Kafka
9 401 (15.41%) REST
10 373 (14.33%) .NET Core
11 306 (11.76%) Web Services
12 286 (10.99%) Spring
13 210 (8.07%) .NET Framework
14 201 (7.72%) Vue.js
15 183 (7.03%) ASP.NET
16 180 (6.92%) Spring Boot
17 164 (6.30%) HTML5
18 163 (6.26%) RabbitMQ
19 162 (6.22%) Redux
20 145 (5.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 156 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
2 146 (5.61%) Greenfield Project
3 132 (5.07%) User Experience
4 120 (4.61%) Algorithms
5 100 (3.84%) Self-Motivation
6 96 (3.69%) Data Structures
7 76 (2.92%) Cloud Native
8 61 (2.34%) Mobile App
9 49 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
10 39 (1.50%) Renewable Energy
11 33 (1.27%) Management Information System
11 33 (1.27%) Virtual Team
12 31 (1.19%) Blog
13 28 (1.08%) Data Centre
13 28 (1.08%) Public Cloud
14 25 (0.96%) Hedge funds
15 23 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 23 (0.88%) iPhone
16 20 (0.77%) NHS
16 20 (0.77%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 385 (14.79%) Linux
2 98 (3.76%) Android
3 87 (3.34%) Windows
4 81 (3.11%) Unix
5 77 (2.96%) Apple iOS
6 35 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (1.11%) CentOS
8 22 (0.85%) Ubuntu
9 12 (0.46%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.19%) VMS
10 5 (0.19%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.19%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.12%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.038%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.038%) Fedora
12 1 (0.038%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,284 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
2 878 (33.73%) Software Engineering
3 791 (30.39%) Microservices
4 676 (25.97%) DevOps
5 556 (21.36%) TDD
6 405 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
7 385 (14.79%) OO
8 349 (13.41%) Test Automation
9 347 (13.33%) MVC
10 317 (12.18%) Analytics
11 315 (12.10%) Scrum
12 309 (11.87%) Mentoring
13 301 (11.56%) Computer Science
14 270 (10.37%) Fintech
15 257 (9.87%) Open Source
16 224 (8.61%) ETL
16 224 (8.61%) Unit Testing
17 221 (8.49%) BDD
18 219 (8.41%) Problem-Solving
19 218 (8.37%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,507 (57.89%) SQL
2 1,014 (38.96%) JavaScript
3 927 (35.61%) Java
4 880 (33.81%) Python
5 822 (31.58%) C#
6 325 (12.49%) TypeScript
7 232 (8.91%) PHP
8 201 (7.72%) Scala
9 163 (6.26%) C++
10 153 (5.88%) Go
11 97 (3.73%) Java 8
12 83 (3.19%) Kotlin
13 81 (3.11%) Bash Shell
14 79 (3.03%) R
15 66 (2.54%) ES6
16 60 (2.31%) Shell Script
17 57 (2.19%) C
18 56 (2.15%) T-SQL
19 55 (2.11%) Ruby
20 40 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 378 (14.52%) Degree
2 179 (6.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 116 (4.46%) Security Cleared
4 87 (3.34%) SC Cleared
5 52 (2.00%) Numerate Degree
6 33 (1.27%) Master's Degree
7 23 (0.88%) AWS Certification
8 20 (0.77%) PhD
9 16 (0.61%) DV Cleared
10 14 (0.54%) RHCE
10 14 (0.54%) RHCSA
11 13 (0.50%) HND
12 7 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
13 5 (0.19%) DBS Check
13 5 (0.19%) HNC
14 4 (0.15%) OCP
14 4 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
15 2 (0.077%) ISEB
15 2 (0.077%) ISTQB
15 2 (0.077%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (5.72%) QA
2 34 (1.31%) Data Quality
3 16 (0.61%) GDPR
4 6 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.15%) ISO 20022
6 3 (0.12%) PMO
7 1 (0.038%) COBIT
7 1 (0.038%) GLBA
7 1 (0.038%) NIST
7 1 (0.038%) WCAG
System Software
1 745 (28.62%) Docker
2 54 (2.07%) VirtualBox
3 25 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (0.88%) Active Directory
5 14 (0.54%) HDFS
6 12 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (0.27%) vSphere
8 4 (0.15%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.077%) Ceph
9 2 (0.077%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.077%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.077%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.077%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.038%) Firmware
10 1 (0.038%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.038%) Lustre
10 1 (0.038%) LXC
10 1 (0.038%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.038%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 613 (23.55%) Kubernetes
2 252 (9.68%) Terraform
3 211 (8.11%) Ansible
4 80 (3.07%) Docker Swarm
5 60 (2.31%) Puppet
6 58 (2.23%) Prometheus
7 48 (1.84%) Grafana
8 37 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
9 21 (0.81%) Graphite
10 20 (0.77%) Packer
11 19 (0.73%) Consul
12 8 (0.31%) Mesos
12 8 (0.31%) Zipkin
13 7 (0.27%) Kibana
13 7 (0.27%) Nagios
14 6 (0.23%) Galera Cluster
14 6 (0.23%) Marathon
14 6 (0.23%) vCenter Server
15 5 (0.19%) Istio
15 5 (0.19%) vRealize
Vendors
1 288 (11.06%) Microsoft
2 196 (7.53%) Google
3 179 (6.88%) Oracle
4 73 (2.80%) Cloudera
5 65 (2.50%) IBM
6 60 (2.31%) Hortonworks
6 60 (2.31%) Talend
7 56 (2.15%) Informatica
8 50 (1.92%) Databricks
9 44 (1.69%) Red Hat
10 42 (1.61%) SAP
11 33 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
12 29 (1.11%) VMware
13 24 (0.92%) Splunk
14 21 (0.81%) Charles River
15 19 (0.73%) Atlassian
16 17 (0.65%) Samsung
16 17 (0.65%) Xamarin
17 16 (0.61%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
18 13 (0.50%) Nintex