Period
to 21 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Protocol Buffers skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Protocol Buffers over the 6 months to 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Protocol Buffers (protobuf)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1154 1196 1272
Rank change year-on-year +42 +76 +42
Permanent jobs citing Protocol Buffers 24 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.014% 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.034% 0.035% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 29
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +14.29% +10.53%
10th Percentile £41,500 £34,241 £43,750
90th Percentile £106,250 £92,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £35,356 -
% change year-on-year +55.56% - -

Protocol Buffers is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 69873 74318 83001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.14% 38.89% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 57819 64429 71005
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Protocol Buffers
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Protocol Buffers as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Protocol Buffers in the UK

Protocol Buffers
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Protocol Buffers.

Salary trend for Protocol Buffers in the UK

Protocol Buffers
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Protocol Buffers over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Protocol Buffers in the UK

Protocol Buffers
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Protocol Buffers within the UK over the 6 months to 21 October 2017. 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 +54 21 £65,000 +8.33% 5
London +22 15 £90,000 +44.00% 5
UK excluding London +49 7 £55,000 +55.56%
South East +56 3 £65,000 +83.85%
East of England - 3 £40,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing Protocol Buffers 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 Protocol Buffers.

1 15 (62.50%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (50.00%) REST
3 11 (45.83%) Kafka
3 11 (45.83%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (45.83%) JSON
3 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
4 9 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (37.50%) Degree
5 8 (33.33%) Google
5 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 8 (33.33%) SQL
5 8 (33.33%) XML
5 8 (33.33%) Microservices
5 8 (33.33%) React
6 7 (29.17%) ZeroMQ
6 7 (29.17%) C#
6 7 (29.17%) .NET
6 7 (29.17%) Scrum
6 7 (29.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
7 6 (25.00%) Finance
7 6 (25.00%) C++
7 6 (25.00%) OO
7 6 (25.00%) HTTP
7 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (25.00%) SignalR
7 6 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (25.00%) Redis

Protocol Buffers
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 11 (45.83%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (20.83%) Apache
2 5 (20.83%) Apache Spark
3 3 (12.50%) Apache Solr
3 3 (12.50%) Jetty
3 3 (12.50%) MediaWiki
3 3 (12.50%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (12.50%) Pipeline Pilot
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon S3
2 2 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (8.33%) Serverless
3 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 7 (29.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (25.00%) Redis
5 5 (20.83%) Apache Hive
6 4 (16.67%) Berkeley DB
6 4 (16.67%) Hadoop
6 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
7 3 (12.50%) KNIME
7 3 (12.50%) Neo4j
7 3 (12.50%) Parquet
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 2 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (8.33%) DB2
8 2 (8.33%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (8.33%) OpenTSDB
9 1 (4.17%) MySQL
9 1 (4.17%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
1 5 (20.83%) Maven
2 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.50%) Ant
3 3 (12.50%) Bugzilla
3 3 (12.50%) Buildbot
3 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 3 (12.50%) FindBugs
3 3 (12.50%) Gradle
3 3 (12.50%) Hudson
3 3 (12.50%) JUnit
3 3 (12.50%) Log4j
3 3 (12.50%) Mercurial
3 3 (12.50%) Mockito
3 3 (12.50%) SCons
4 1 (4.17%) Mocha
4 1 (4.17%) NUnit
4 1 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Digital Economy
3 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Games
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) Senior Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (20.83%) C# Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (8.33%) HTML Developer
7 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Principal Technologist
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Technologist
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Technologist
8 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Applications Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) REST
2 11 (45.83%) JSON
2 11 (45.83%) Kafka
3 8 (33.33%) React
3 8 (33.33%) XML
4 7 (29.17%) .NET
4 7 (29.17%) ZeroMQ
5 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (25.00%) SignalR
6 5 (20.83%) Apache Avro
6 5 (20.83%) Node.js
6 5 (20.83%) SOAP
6 5 (20.83%) Spring
7 4 (16.67%) Angular 2
7 4 (16.67%) CSS
7 4 (16.67%) HTML
7 4 (16.67%) JNI
8 3 (12.50%) Guava
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
1 5 (20.83%) Derivative
2 4 (16.67%) Fixed Income
2 4 (16.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 3 (12.50%) Grid Computing
3 3 (12.50%) Life Science
4 2 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (8.33%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (8.33%) User Experience
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Equities
5 1 (4.17%) Fintech
5 1 (4.17%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) openSUSE
2 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (16.67%) SUSE
3 3 (12.50%) Android
3 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 3 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Microservices
3 7 (29.17%) Scrum
4 6 (25.00%) DevOps
4 6 (25.00%) OO
5 5 (20.83%) Analytics
5 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
5 5 (20.83%) Software Delivery
6 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 4 (16.67%) SDLC
6 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 3 (12.50%) B2B
7 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 3 (12.50%) Document Management
7 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 3 (12.50%) Multithreading
7 3 (12.50%) MVC
7 3 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (29.17%) C#
5 6 (25.00%) C++
6 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 4 (16.67%) VBA
7 3 (12.50%) Python
8 2 (8.33%) Go
8 2 (8.33%) Ruby
9 1 (4.17%) C
9 1 (4.17%) Clojure
9 1 (4.17%) F#
9 1 (4.17%) GraphQL
9 1 (4.17%) Groovy
9 1 (4.17%) Haskell
9 1 (4.17%) Lisp
9 1 (4.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) Postgraduate
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) Dodd-Frank
1 3 (12.50%) MiFID
2 2 (8.33%) EMIR
2 2 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (4.17%) GCP
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Ansible
2 4 (16.67%) Grafana
2 4 (16.67%) Graphite
3 2 (8.33%) Kibana
3 2 (8.33%) logstash
4 1 (4.17%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
4 1 (4.17%) Mesos
4 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Google
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Perforce