Period
to 24 August 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 24 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Protocol Buffers (protobuf)
UK
6 months to
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1143 1227 1268
Rank change year-on-year +84 +41 +46
Permanent jobs citing Protocol Buffers 32 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.009% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.045% 0.024% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 19
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.18% -8.33%
10th Percentile £43,625 £42,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,625 £69,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 -
% change year-on-year -15.38% - -

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 71090 76167 81919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.45% 38.79% 37.83%
Number of salaries quoted 59008 66158 69915
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +72 26 £65,000 - 1
London +40 20 £71,250 +42.50% 1
UK excluding London +45 12 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Scotland - 6 - - 2
East of England - 3 £40,000 -
South East - 3 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 19 (59.38%) Java
1 19 (59.38%) JSON
2 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (46.88%) SQL
3 15 (46.88%) OO
4 14 (43.75%) Scrum
5 13 (40.63%) Shell Script
5 13 (40.63%) XML
6 12 (37.50%) REST
6 12 (37.50%) Relational Database
7 11 (34.38%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
7 11 (34.38%) Google
8 10 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (31.25%) Spring
8 10 (31.25%) Maven
8 10 (31.25%) Degree
8 10 (31.25%) NoSQL
8 10 (31.25%) Unix
8 10 (31.25%) SOAP
8 10 (31.25%) Jenkins
8 10 (31.25%) Microservices
9 9 (28.13%) Kafka
9 9 (28.13%) Redis
9 9 (28.13%) SignalR
9 9 (28.13%) Gradle
9 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (28.13%) DevOps
9 9 (28.13%) DB2
9 9 (28.13%) Ant

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 (34.38%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (21.88%) Apache
2 7 (21.88%) Apache Spark
3 3 (9.38%) Apache Solr
3 3 (9.38%) Jetty
3 3 (9.38%) MediaWiki
3 3 (9.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (9.38%) Pipeline Pilot
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 10 (31.25%) NoSQL
3 9 (28.13%) DB2
3 9 (28.13%) MongoDB
3 9 (28.13%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (28.13%) Redis
4 7 (21.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (21.88%) Apache Hive
5 6 (18.75%) Hadoop
6 4 (12.50%) Berkeley DB
7 3 (9.38%) Big Data
7 3 (9.38%) KNIME
7 3 (9.38%) Neo4j
7 3 (9.38%) Parquet
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
8 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.13%) MySQL
8 1 (3.13%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
2 10 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 10 (31.25%) Maven
3 9 (28.13%) Ant
3 9 (28.13%) Gradle
3 9 (28.13%) Hudson
4 4 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 4 (12.50%) FindBugs
5 3 (9.38%) Bugzilla
5 3 (9.38%) Buildbot
5 3 (9.38%) JUnit
5 3 (9.38%) Log4j
5 3 (9.38%) Mercurial
5 3 (9.38%) Mockito
5 3 (9.38%) SCons
6 1 (3.13%) git-flow
6 1 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (3.13%) SonarQube
6 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (25.00%) Banking
2 7 (21.88%) Finance
3 5 (15.63%) Legal
4 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Developer
2 15 (46.88%) Senior Developer
3 13 (40.63%) Java Developer
4 7 (21.88%) C# Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Senior C# Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Software Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 2 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (6.25%) HTML Developer
7 2 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Development Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Report Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Software Development Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Test Development Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) JSON
2 13 (40.63%) XML
3 12 (37.50%) REST
4 10 (31.25%) SOAP
4 10 (31.25%) Spring
5 9 (28.13%) .NET
5 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (28.13%) Kafka
5 9 (28.13%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (28.13%) SignalR
6 7 (21.88%) ZeroMQ
7 6 (18.75%) Apache Avro
7 6 (18.75%) RESTful
7 6 (18.75%) WCF
7 6 (18.75%) WebSockets
8 5 (15.63%) React
9 4 (12.50%) Angular 2
9 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (12.50%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Derivative
2 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
3 6 (18.75%) OTC Derivatives
4 4 (12.50%) Fixed Income
4 4 (12.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 3 (9.38%) Grid Computing
5 3 (9.38%) Life Science
6 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
7 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
7 1 (3.13%) Fintech
7 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (3.13%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Unix
2 7 (21.88%) Linux
3 4 (12.50%) openSUSE
3 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (12.50%) SUSE
4 1 (3.13%) Android
4 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) OO
3 14 (43.75%) Scrum
4 10 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (31.25%) Microservices
5 9 (28.13%) DevOps
5 9 (28.13%) OOA/OOD
5 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (18.75%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (18.75%) Push Notifications
7 6 (18.75%) Software Delivery
7 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
8 5 (15.63%) Analytics
8 5 (15.63%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 5 (15.63%) Data Modelling
8 5 (15.63%) Refactoring
8 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
9 4 (12.50%) MVC
9 4 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) Java
2 15 (46.88%) SQL
3 13 (40.63%) Shell Script
4 9 (28.13%) C#
5 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
6 6 (18.75%) C++
7 4 (12.50%) VBA
8 3 (9.38%) Go
8 3 (9.38%) Scala
9 2 (6.25%) C
9 2 (6.25%) Clojure
9 2 (6.25%) F#
9 2 (6.25%) Groovy
9 2 (6.25%) Haskell
9 2 (6.25%) Lisp
9 2 (6.25%) Python
10 1 (3.13%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (9.38%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) MiFID
2 7 (21.88%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (18.75%) EMIR
4 1 (3.13%) GCP
4 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Docker
1 3 (9.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Grafana
1 4 (12.50%) Graphite
2 3 (9.38%) Ansible
2 3 (9.38%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (9.38%) Mesos
3 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Google
2 9 (28.13%) Perforce
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle