Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

NoSQL
UK
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 88 84 142
Rank change year-on-year -4 +58 -50
Permanent jobs citing NoSQL 4,527 1,851 3,508
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.56% 3.73% 2.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.80% 13.01% 9.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,470 1,567 2,981
10th Percentile £40,725 £40,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £44,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £66,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.83% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £53,012 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.47% +6.02% -

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 35,369 14,229 37,507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.82% 28.67% 27.37%
Number of salaries quoted 22,507 12,097 31,188
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £38,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 28 October 2021.

Salary histogram for NoSQL in the UK

NoSQL
Top 17 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 28 October 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 -4 4,096 £65,000 +8.33% 519
London +5 2,365 £77,500 +10.71% 279
UK excluding London -36 1,800 £57,500 +8.47% 275
Work from Home -19 1,096 £65,000 +8.33% 139
South East -2 685 £65,000 +8.33% 68
North of England -63 434 £55,000 +4.76% 85
Yorkshire -34 225 £55,000 +4.76% 24
Midlands -45 222 £55,000 - 36
South West -10 218 £50,000 - 28
West Midlands -29 176 £55,000 +2.33% 21
North West -75 164 £57,500 +4.55% 50
Scotland -40 107 £58,750 +11.90% 24
East of England -85 79 £55,000 -8.33% 19
Northern Ireland +7 51 £80,000 - 4
East Midlands -58 46 £58,750 -16.07% 14
North East -30 45 £61,250 +22.50% 11
Wales -68 4 £55,000 +10.00% 12

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 2,527 (55.82%) SQL
2 2,496 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2,203 (48.66%) AWS
4 1,900 (41.97%) Microservices
5 1,810 (39.98%) Java
6 1,619 (35.76%) Docker
7 1,612 (35.61%) Software Engineering
8 1,588 (35.08%) JavaScript
8 1,588 (35.08%) Python
9 1,559 (34.44%) Azure
10 1,459 (32.23%) React
11 1,380 (30.48%) Kubernetes
12 1,366 (30.17%) DevOps
13 1,162 (25.67%) C#
14 1,160 (25.62%) MongoDB
15 1,153 (25.47%) Node.js
16 1,117 (24.67%) Git (software)
17 1,064 (23.50%) Full Stack Development
18 1,041 (23.00%) Finance
19 1,016 (22.44%) Social Skills
20 994 (21.96%) Degree
21 989 (21.85%) TDD
22 978 (21.60%) RESTful
23 952 (21.03%) GCP
24 926 (20.46%) .NET
25 901 (19.90%) AngularJS
26 889 (19.64%) Kafka
27 858 (18.95%) Spring
28 841 (18.58%) Relational Database
29 835 (18.44%) Jenkins

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
1 562 (12.41%) Apache Spark
2 497 (10.98%) Elasticsearch
3 387 (8.55%) Apache
4 186 (4.11%) nginx
5 147 (3.25%) GemFire
6 145 (3.20%) CMS
7 114 (2.52%) Apache Solr
8 95 (2.10%) Confluence
9 70 (1.55%) Apache Airflow
10 56 (1.24%) WordPress
11 48 (1.06%) IIS
12 38 (0.84%) Tomcat
13 36 (0.80%) Luigi
14 28 (0.62%) Drupal
15 27 (0.60%) Tornado
16 25 (0.55%) OpenStack
17 23 (0.51%) Apache Pig
18 21 (0.46%) Jupyter
19 17 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 15 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 30 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
1 30 (0.66%) Photoshop
2 21 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.31%) GIMP
4 14 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.24%) Adobe XD
5 11 (0.24%) Chatbot
6 10 (0.22%) Figma
7 9 (0.20%) Campfire
7 9 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
8 5 (0.11%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.088%) Weka
10 2 (0.044%) Microsoft Office
11 1 (0.022%) CPLEX
11 1 (0.022%) InDesign
11 1 (0.022%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.022%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
3 9 (0.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 9 (0.20%) Magento
3 9 (0.20%) NetSuite
4 8 (0.18%) Primavera
4 8 (0.18%) Unica
5 4 (0.088%) Shopify
5 4 (0.088%) Summit
6 3 (0.066%) Maximo
7 2 (0.044%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.044%) IBM Planning Analytics
7 2 (0.044%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.044%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.022%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.022%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 2,203 (48.66%) AWS
2 1,559 (34.44%) Azure
3 952 (21.03%) GCP
4 619 (13.67%) Serverless
5 517 (11.42%) GitHub
6 408 (9.01%) SaaS
7 297 (6.56%) AWS Lambda
8 256 (5.65%) Amazon Kinesis
9 224 (4.95%) Amazon S3
10 204 (4.51%) Power Platform
11 197 (4.35%) PaaS
12 148 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
13 141 (3.11%) AWS CloudFormation
13 141 (3.11%) OpenShift
14 126 (2.78%) Azure Data Factory
15 124 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
16 117 (2.58%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 107 (2.36%) Amazon SQS
18 98 (2.16%) Snowflake
19 87 (1.92%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 294 (6.49%) HTTP
2 61 (1.35%) TCP/IP
3 58 (1.28%) Firewall
4 52 (1.15%) Internet
5 47 (1.04%) DNS
6 32 (0.71%) Broadband
7 30 (0.66%) SSL
8 28 (0.62%) MQTT
9 27 (0.60%) VPN
10 20 (0.44%) IPv4
10 20 (0.44%) SMTP
11 16 (0.35%) HTTPS
11 16 (0.35%) SSH
12 15 (0.33%) IPv6
13 13 (0.29%) Network Security
14 12 (0.27%) SMS
14 12 (0.27%) WAN
15 11 (0.24%) LAN
16 10 (0.22%) SNMP
17 9 (0.20%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,160 (25.62%) MongoDB
2 841 (18.58%) Relational Database
3 829 (18.31%) PostgreSQL
4 732 (16.17%) MySQL
5 628 (13.87%) Redis
6 620 (13.70%) Big Data
7 594 (13.12%) SQL Server
8 459 (10.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 371 (8.20%) Hadoop
10 354 (7.82%) Apache Cassandra
11 279 (6.16%) Data Warehouse
12 241 (5.32%) Data Lake
13 209 (4.62%) HBase
14 199 (4.40%) RDBMS
15 198 (4.37%) Power BI
16 184 (4.06%) MariaDB
17 177 (3.91%) Amazon Redshift
18 174 (3.84%) Amazon RDS
19 146 (3.23%) Amazon Aurora
20 140 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1,117 (24.67%) Git (software)
2 835 (18.44%) Jenkins
3 363 (8.02%) JUnit
4 251 (5.54%) JIRA
4 251 (5.54%) Mockito
5 236 (5.21%) Maven
6 231 (5.10%) Gradle
7 206 (4.55%) Cypress.io
8 193 (4.26%) GitLab
9 188 (4.15%) Sonatype Nexus
10 182 (4.02%) Cucumber
11 167 (3.69%) Storybook
12 165 (3.64%) Artifactory
13 162 (3.58%) Protractor
14 152 (3.36%) Eclipse
15 151 (3.34%) IntelliJ
16 148 (3.27%) webpack
17 142 (3.14%) TeamCity
18 139 (3.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 139 (3.07%) SonarQube
General
1 1,041 (23.00%) Finance
2 1,016 (22.44%) Social Skills
3 417 (9.21%) Banking
4 325 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
5 266 (5.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 254 (5.61%) Retail
7 229 (5.06%) Law
8 222 (4.90%) Games
9 139 (3.07%) Marketing
10 119 (2.63%) Presentation Skills
11 88 (1.94%) Public Sector
12 80 (1.77%) Manufacturing
13 76 (1.68%) Influencing Skills
14 75 (1.66%) Legal
15 63 (1.39%) Investment Banking
16 58 (1.28%) Back Office
17 48 (1.06%) Telecoms
18 45 (0.99%) Publishing
19 37 (0.82%) Electronics
20 33 (0.73%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 1,782 (39.36%) Developer
2 841 (18.58%) Software Engineer
3 486 (10.74%) Senior Developer
4 454 (10.03%) Java Developer
5 385 (8.50%) Full Stack Developer
6 328 (7.25%) Data Engineer
7 277 (6.12%) Architect
8 254 (5.61%) Software Developer
9 240 (5.30%) Senior Software Engineer
10 239 (5.28%) PHP Developer
11 223 (4.93%) Java Engineer
12 174 (3.84%) .NET Developer
13 168 (3.71%) Python Engineer
14 166 (3.67%) Senior Java Developer
15 156 (3.45%) Backend Developer
16 150 (3.31%) Principal Engineer
17 149 (3.29%) Lead Developer
17 149 (3.29%) React Developer
18 141 (3.11%) Java Software Engineer
19 127 (2.81%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,459 (32.23%) React
2 1,153 (25.47%) Node.js
3 978 (21.60%) RESTful
4 926 (20.46%) .NET
5 901 (19.90%) AngularJS
6 889 (19.64%) Kafka
7 858 (18.95%) Spring
8 802 (17.72%) REST
9 716 (15.82%) CSS
10 618 (13.65%) HTML
11 573 (12.66%) RabbitMQ
12 559 (12.35%) Web Services
13 503 (11.11%) Spring Boot
14 427 (9.43%) .NET Core
15 402 (8.88%) GraphQL
16 365 (8.06%) JSON
17 332 (7.33%) Redux
18 303 (6.69%) Vue.js
19 261 (5.77%) Express
20 251 (5.54%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 414 (9.15%) User Experience
2 260 (5.74%) Algorithms
3 218 (4.82%) Data Structures
4 211 (4.66%) Self-Motivation
5 203 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
6 199 (4.40%) Linux Command Line
7 185 (4.09%) Cloud Native
7 185 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
8 157 (3.47%) Mobile App
9 126 (2.78%) Public Cloud
10 122 (2.69%) Blog
11 110 (2.43%) Virtual Team
12 73 (1.61%) Client/Server
13 67 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
14 60 (1.33%) Data Centre
15 52 (1.15%) Management Information System
16 50 (1.10%) Legacy Systems
17 46 (1.02%) NHS
18 45 (0.99%) Online Games
19 41 (0.91%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 773 (17.08%) Linux
2 315 (6.96%) Unix
3 215 (4.75%) Windows
4 124 (2.74%) Android
5 118 (2.61%) Apple iOS
6 41 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (0.68%) VMS
8 27 (0.60%) CentOS
9 16 (0.35%) Ubuntu
10 13 (0.29%) Mac OS
11 10 (0.22%) Solaris
12 8 (0.18%) Windows 10
12 8 (0.18%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.13%) Windows Server
14 5 (0.11%) AIX
15 4 (0.088%) DC/OS
16 3 (0.066%) Debian
16 3 (0.066%) HPUX
16 3 (0.066%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,496 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1,900 (41.97%) Microservices
3 1,612 (35.61%) Software Engineering
4 1,366 (30.17%) DevOps
5 1,064 (23.50%) Full Stack Development
6 989 (21.85%) TDD
7 819 (18.09%) Computer Science
8 773 (17.08%) Scrum
9 759 (16.77%) Test Automation
10 691 (15.26%) Analytics
10 691 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
11 608 (13.43%) OO
12 539 (11.91%) Problem-Solving
13 475 (10.49%) Open Source
14 459 (10.14%) BDD
15 454 (10.03%) Fintech
16 436 (9.63%) Mentoring
17 432 (9.54%) MVC
18 430 (9.50%) Artificial Intelligence
19 418 (9.23%) Event-Driven
Programming Languages
1 2,527 (55.82%) SQL
2 1,810 (39.98%) Java
3 1,588 (35.08%) JavaScript
3 1,588 (35.08%) Python
4 1,162 (25.67%) C#
5 665 (14.69%) TypeScript
6 469 (10.36%) PHP
7 355 (7.84%) Go
8 239 (5.28%) C++
9 220 (4.86%) PowerShell
10 205 (4.53%) Scala
11 198 (4.37%) Groovy
12 181 (4.00%) Shell Script
13 179 (3.95%) Java 8
14 146 (3.23%) Kotlin
15 142 (3.14%) Bash Shell
16 120 (2.65%) R
17 110 (2.43%) C
17 110 (2.43%) ES6
18 92 (2.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 994 (21.96%) Degree
2 450 (9.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 199 (4.40%) Master's Degree
4 148 (3.27%) OCP
4 148 (3.27%) Oracle Certification
5 100 (2.21%) Numerate Degree
6 75 (1.66%) Security Cleared
7 55 (1.21%) PhD
8 51 (1.13%) SC Cleared
9 30 (0.66%) AWS Certification
10 12 (0.27%) DBS Check
11 9 (0.20%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.13%) CompTIA Security+
12 6 (0.13%) GIAC
12 6 (0.13%) OSCP
13 5 (0.11%) CISSP
13 5 (0.11%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.11%) ISEB
13 5 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 437 (9.65%) QA
2 115 (2.54%) GDPR
3 108 (2.39%) Data Quality
4 28 (0.62%) Accessibility
5 21 (0.46%) SLA
6 17 (0.38%) PSD2
7 13 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (0.27%) PCI DSS
9 10 (0.22%) NCSC
10 9 (0.20%) WCAG
11 5 (0.11%) GRC
11 5 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.11%) PMO
12 2 (0.044%) DICOM
12 2 (0.044%) ISO 8583
12 2 (0.044%) MiFID
12 2 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.044%) SOC 2
13 1 (0.022%) FedRAMP
13 1 (0.022%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1,619 (35.76%) Docker
2 165 (3.64%) HDFS
3 117 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (0.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 28 (0.62%) VirtualBox
6 17 (0.38%) ISA Server
7 14 (0.31%) Active Directory
8 13 (0.29%) Ceph
9 12 (0.27%) Varnish
10 9 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (0.18%) KVM
11 8 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.11%) Firmware
13 4 (0.088%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (0.066%) VMware NSX
14 3 (0.066%) vSphere
15 2 (0.044%) Apache Flume
16 1 (0.022%) Hyper-V
16 1 (0.022%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1,380 (30.48%) Kubernetes
2 463 (10.23%) Terraform
3 395 (8.73%) Ansible
4 179 (3.95%) Prometheus
5 151 (3.34%) Opscode Chef
6 132 (2.92%) Grafana
7 83 (1.83%) Puppet
8 56 (1.24%) Docker Swarm
9 53 (1.17%) Graphite
10 47 (1.04%) Opsgenie
11 46 (1.02%) Kibana
12 44 (0.97%) Istio
13 41 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
14 39 (0.86%) Graylog
15 30 (0.66%) HAProxy
16 29 (0.64%) Hadoop YARN
16 29 (0.64%) logstash
16 29 (0.64%) ZABBIX
17 27 (0.60%) Mesos
18 25 (0.55%) linkerd
Vendors
1 488 (10.78%) Microsoft
2 428 (9.45%) Oracle
3 420 (9.28%) Google
4 177 (3.91%) VMware
5 159 (3.51%) Okta
6 152 (3.36%) Databricks
7 90 (1.99%) Samsung
8 82 (1.81%) Xamarin
9 76 (1.68%) SAP
10 70 (1.55%) IBM
11 64 (1.41%) Splunk
12 56 (1.24%) Cloudera
13 55 (1.21%) Informatica
14 53 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
15 52 (1.15%) Hortonworks
16 51 (1.13%) Talend
17 50 (1.10%) New Relic
18 48 (1.06%) Palantir
19 45 (0.99%) Adobe
20 38 (0.84%) Red Hat