Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

NoSQL
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 84 104 128
Rank change year-on-year +20 +24 -44
Permanent jobs citing NoSQL 4,231 2,153 3,944
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.76% 3.05% 2.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.39% 11.05% 9.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,575 1,790 3,332
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £51,593 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.60% +3.19% -

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 31,597 19,478 40,449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.07% 27.55% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 21,164 15,995 33,502
10th Percentile £34,250 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,375 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.84% +5.56% -

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +23 3,900 £65,000 - 623
London +10 2,195 £75,000 +3.45% 313
UK excluding London +36 1,808 £55,000 +6.60% 330
Work from Home +5 927 £62,250 -7.78% 126
South East +81 623 £60,000 +9.09% 78
North of England -3 456 £55,000 +10.00% 109
South West +51 254 £50,000 -3.09% 32
Yorkshire +35 226 £55,000 +15.79% 33
Midlands +3 215 £60,000 +2.13% 53
West Midlands +22 170 £60,000 +9.09% 37
North West -54 154 £55,000 +4.76% 64
Scotland -27 108 £57,500 +15.00% 14
East of England -2 83 £50,000 -16.67% 31
North East +18 76 £55,000 +22.22% 12
Northern Ireland +10 59 £80,000 +45.45% 4
East Midlands -45 45 £56,250 -6.25% 16
Wales -53 5 £51,250 +2.50% 9
Isle of Man - 5 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 2,425 (57.32%) SQL
2 2,306 (54.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1,988 (46.99%) AWS
4 1,750 (41.36%) Microservices
5 1,585 (37.46%) Java
6 1,576 (37.25%) Software Engineering
7 1,574 (37.20%) Docker
8 1,520 (35.93%) JavaScript
9 1,478 (34.93%) Azure
10 1,457 (34.44%) Python
11 1,388 (32.81%) React
12 1,307 (30.89%) Kubernetes
13 1,250 (29.54%) DevOps
14 1,215 (28.72%) C#
15 1,093 (25.83%) Git (software)
16 1,071 (25.31%) MongoDB
17 1,009 (23.85%) Node.js
18 993 (23.47%) Finance
19 972 (22.97%) .NET
20 900 (21.27%) RESTful
21 871 (20.59%) AngularJS
21 871 (20.59%) TDD
22 860 (20.33%) Social Skills
23 856 (20.23%) Degree
24 817 (19.31%) Kafka
25 803 (18.98%) Jenkins
26 782 (18.48%) Linux
27 777 (18.36%) REST
28 776 (18.34%) GCP
29 760 (17.96%) CSS

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
1 540 (12.76%) Apache Spark
2 411 (9.71%) Elasticsearch
3 314 (7.42%) Apache
4 167 (3.95%) nginx
5 134 (3.17%) GemFire
6 126 (2.98%) CMS
7 116 (2.74%) Confluence
8 90 (2.13%) Apache Solr
9 74 (1.75%) Apache Airflow
10 56 (1.32%) WordPress
11 49 (1.16%) IIS
12 33 (0.78%) Tomcat
12 33 (0.78%) Tornado
13 25 (0.59%) Luigi
14 24 (0.57%) NServiceBus
15 21 (0.50%) JBoss
16 19 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
16 19 (0.45%) SAS
17 17 (0.40%) Apache Pulsar
18 16 (0.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 32 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
1 32 (0.76%) Photoshop
2 22 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.40%) GIMP
4 12 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
5 11 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (0.24%) Adobe XD
7 7 (0.17%) Campfire
8 5 (0.12%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.12%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.12%) Revit
9 3 (0.071%) Chatbot
9 3 (0.071%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (0.071%) SPSS
9 3 (0.071%) Weka
10 1 (0.024%) CPLEX
10 1 (0.024%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 22 (0.52%) Magento
2 10 (0.24%) Primavera
3 9 (0.21%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 9 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.14%) Summit
6 5 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.071%) Maximo
7 3 (0.071%) Unica
8 2 (0.047%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.047%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.024%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.024%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 1,988 (46.99%) AWS
2 1,478 (34.93%) Azure
3 776 (18.34%) GCP
4 486 (11.49%) Serverless
5 429 (10.14%) GitHub
6 332 (7.85%) SaaS
7 199 (4.70%) AWS Lambda
8 184 (4.35%) PaaS
9 175 (4.14%) Amazon Kinesis
10 160 (3.78%) Amazon S3
11 155 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
12 129 (3.05%) Snowflake
13 126 (2.98%) OpenShift
14 124 (2.93%) Power Platform
15 112 (2.65%) Amazon EMR
16 111 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
16 111 (2.62%) AWS CloudFormation
17 100 (2.36%) Azure Cosmos DB
18 96 (2.27%) Azure Service Bus
19 93 (2.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 264 (6.24%) HTTP
2 49 (1.16%) Internet
3 48 (1.13%) TCP/IP
4 45 (1.06%) DNS
5 43 (1.02%) Firewall
6 25 (0.59%) Broadband
7 18 (0.43%) Network Security
7 18 (0.43%) Skype
8 17 (0.40%) AMQP
8 17 (0.40%) VPN
9 15 (0.35%) IPv4
9 15 (0.35%) SMTP
9 15 (0.35%) SSL
10 14 (0.33%) MQTT
11 11 (0.26%) LAN
11 11 (0.26%) WAN
12 10 (0.24%) Intranet
12 10 (0.24%) SMS
13 9 (0.21%) SAN
14 8 (0.19%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,071 (25.31%) MongoDB
2 732 (17.30%) PostgreSQL
3 700 (16.54%) Relational Database
4 602 (14.23%) SQL Server
5 596 (14.09%) MySQL
6 550 (13.00%) Big Data
7 547 (12.93%) Redis
8 372 (8.79%) Hadoop
9 356 (8.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 280 (6.62%) Apache Cassandra
11 242 (5.72%) Data Warehouse
12 185 (4.37%) Amazon Redshift
13 171 (4.04%) HBase
14 164 (3.88%) MariaDB
15 159 (3.76%) RDBMS
16 148 (3.50%) Data Lake
17 132 (3.12%) Amazon RDS
17 132 (3.12%) Neo4j
18 114 (2.69%) Power BI
19 111 (2.62%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 1,093 (25.83%) Git (software)
2 803 (18.98%) Jenkins
3 339 (8.01%) JUnit
4 235 (5.55%) JIRA
5 206 (4.87%) Cypress.io
6 202 (4.77%) Mockito
7 191 (4.51%) Maven
8 181 (4.28%) TeamCity
9 179 (4.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 176 (4.16%) Gradle
11 169 (3.99%) Octopus Deploy
12 161 (3.81%) Storybook
13 159 (3.76%) GitLab
14 157 (3.71%) Cucumber
15 152 (3.59%) Sonatype Nexus
16 143 (3.38%) webpack
17 140 (3.31%) IntelliJ
18 136 (3.21%) Protractor
19 135 (3.19%) Artifactory
20 134 (3.17%) Subversion
General
1 993 (23.47%) Finance
2 860 (20.33%) Social Skills
3 347 (8.20%) Banking
4 274 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
5 207 (4.89%) Law
6 206 (4.87%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 204 (4.82%) Retail
8 174 (4.11%) Games
9 141 (3.33%) Marketing
10 113 (2.67%) Public Sector
11 92 (2.17%) Presentation Skills
12 81 (1.91%) Manufacturing
13 70 (1.65%) Legal
14 65 (1.54%) Back Office
15 54 (1.28%) Influencing Skills
16 52 (1.23%) Investment Banking
16 52 (1.23%) Publishing
17 46 (1.09%) Financial Institution
18 43 (1.02%) Online Betting
19 38 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1,769 (41.81%) Developer
2 763 (18.03%) Software Engineer
3 463 (10.94%) Senior Developer
4 407 (9.62%) Java Developer
5 367 (8.67%) Full Stack Developer
6 291 (6.88%) Data Engineer
7 277 (6.55%) Software Developer
8 264 (6.24%) Architect
9 230 (5.44%) PHP Developer
10 205 (4.85%) Java Engineer
11 180 (4.25%) .NET Developer
12 179 (4.23%) Senior Software Engineer
13 167 (3.95%) Python Engineer
14 140 (3.31%) Lead Developer
15 138 (3.26%) Backend Developer
15 138 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
15 138 (3.26%) React Developer
16 132 (3.12%) C# Developer
16 132 (3.12%) Senior Java Developer
17 122 (2.88%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,388 (32.81%) React
2 1,009 (23.85%) Node.js
3 972 (22.97%) .NET
4 900 (21.27%) RESTful
5 871 (20.59%) AngularJS
6 817 (19.31%) Kafka
7 777 (18.36%) REST
8 760 (17.96%) CSS
9 717 (16.95%) Spring
10 667 (15.76%) HTML
11 516 (12.20%) RabbitMQ
12 514 (12.15%) Web Services
13 498 (11.77%) .NET Core
14 406 (9.60%) Spring Boot
15 355 (8.39%) Redux
16 337 (7.97%) JSON
17 320 (7.56%) GraphQL
18 295 (6.97%) Vue.js
19 243 (5.74%) HTML5
20 234 (5.53%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 381 (9.00%) User Experience
2 219 (5.18%) Greenfield Project
3 208 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
4 206 (4.87%) Algorithms
5 186 (4.40%) Linux Command Line
6 146 (3.45%) Data Structures
7 145 (3.43%) Cloud Native
8 138 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
9 121 (2.86%) Mobile App
10 95 (2.25%) Blog
11 86 (2.03%) Public Cloud
12 81 (1.91%) Virtual Team
13 79 (1.87%) Legacy Systems
14 69 (1.63%) Client/Server
15 67 (1.58%) Data Centre
16 49 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
17 44 (1.04%) NHS
18 37 (0.87%) Management Information System
19 36 (0.85%) Social Media
20 35 (0.83%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 782 (18.48%) Linux
2 282 (6.67%) Unix
3 203 (4.80%) Windows
4 118 (2.79%) Android
5 98 (2.32%) Apple iOS
6 52 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (0.54%) CentOS
8 21 (0.50%) Ubuntu
9 17 (0.40%) Windows Server
10 14 (0.33%) Windows 10
10 14 (0.33%) Windows 7
10 14 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.21%) VMS
12 7 (0.17%) Solaris
13 4 (0.095%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.071%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.047%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.024%) DC/OS
16 1 (0.024%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,306 (54.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1,750 (41.36%) Microservices
3 1,576 (37.25%) Software Engineering
4 1,250 (29.54%) DevOps
5 871 (20.59%) TDD
6 726 (17.16%) Computer Science
7 675 (15.95%) Scrum
8 650 (15.36%) Continuous Integration
9 620 (14.65%) Test Automation
10 613 (14.49%) Analytics
11 603 (14.25%) OO
12 491 (11.60%) Open Source
13 445 (10.52%) MVC
14 438 (10.35%) Fintech
15 434 (10.26%) Artificial Intelligence
16 425 (10.04%) Mentoring
17 416 (9.83%) Problem-Solving
18 413 (9.76%) BDD
19 376 (8.89%) Event-Driven
20 375 (8.86%) Clean Code
Programming Languages
1 2,425 (57.32%) SQL
2 1,585 (37.46%) Java
3 1,520 (35.93%) JavaScript
4 1,457 (34.44%) Python
5 1,215 (28.72%) C#
6 571 (13.50%) TypeScript
7 425 (10.04%) PHP
8 309 (7.30%) Go
9 273 (6.45%) C++
10 230 (5.44%) Scala
11 179 (4.23%) Shell Script
12 168 (3.97%) Groovy
13 164 (3.88%) Java 8
14 149 (3.52%) Kotlin
15 144 (3.40%) Bash Shell
16 134 (3.17%) PowerShell
17 123 (2.91%) C
18 114 (2.69%) R
19 111 (2.62%) ES6
20 101 (2.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 856 (20.23%) Degree
2 389 (9.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 151 (3.57%) Master's Degree
4 128 (3.03%) OCP
4 128 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
5 110 (2.60%) Security Cleared
6 91 (2.15%) Numerate Degree
7 81 (1.91%) SC Cleared
8 54 (1.28%) PhD
9 32 (0.76%) AWS Certification
10 17 (0.40%) DBS Check
11 16 (0.38%) DV Cleared
12 14 (0.33%) HND
12 14 (0.33%) RHCE
12 14 (0.33%) RHCSA
13 7 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
14 5 (0.12%) HNC
14 5 (0.12%) PMI Certification
15 4 (0.095%) PMP
16 3 (0.071%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 362 (8.56%) QA
2 94 (2.22%) GDPR
3 83 (1.96%) Data Quality
4 30 (0.71%) Accessibility
5 12 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.24%) PSD2
7 9 (0.21%) SLA
8 7 (0.17%) WCAG
9 5 (0.12%) GRC
9 5 (0.12%) NCSC
10 4 (0.095%) ISO 20022
11 3 (0.071%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.047%) MiFID
12 2 (0.047%) PMO
13 1 (0.024%) COBIT
13 1 (0.024%) GLBA
13 1 (0.024%) NIST
System Software
1 1,574 (37.20%) Docker
2 147 (3.47%) HDFS
3 107 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 76 (1.80%) VirtualBox
5 32 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 23 (0.54%) Active Directory
7 14 (0.33%) ISA Server
8 13 (0.31%) Ceph
9 10 (0.24%) vSphere
10 7 (0.17%) KVM
10 7 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.095%) Varnish
13 3 (0.071%) Firmware
13 3 (0.071%) Virtual Machines
14 2 (0.047%) Hyper-V
14 2 (0.047%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.047%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.024%) Apache Flume
15 1 (0.024%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1,307 (30.89%) Kubernetes
2 454 (10.73%) Terraform
3 434 (10.26%) Ansible
4 155 (3.66%) Prometheus
5 128 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
6 118 (2.79%) Grafana
7 116 (2.74%) Docker Swarm
8 79 (1.87%) Puppet
9 56 (1.32%) Graphite
10 34 (0.80%) Graylog
10 34 (0.80%) Istio
11 30 (0.71%) Opsgenie
12 26 (0.61%) Consul
13 25 (0.59%) Hadoop YARN
13 25 (0.59%) Kibana
13 25 (0.59%) Mesos
14 21 (0.50%) HAProxy
14 21 (0.50%) ZABBIX
15 20 (0.47%) Packer
16 19 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 479 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 383 (9.05%) Google
2 383 (9.05%) Oracle
3 167 (3.95%) VMware
4 134 (3.17%) Okta
5 111 (2.62%) IBM
6 101 (2.39%) Samsung
7 97 (2.29%) Cloudera
8 94 (2.22%) Talend
9 88 (2.08%) Hortonworks
10 83 (1.96%) Databricks
11 81 (1.91%) Informatica
12 59 (1.39%) SAP
13 58 (1.37%) Red Hat
14 52 (1.23%) Splunk
15 47 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
15 47 (1.11%) Xamarin
16 39 (0.92%) Adobe
17 27 (0.64%) Atlassian
18 26 (0.61%) Rackspace