Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Protocol Buffers (protobuf)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1161 1187 1276
Rank change year-on-year +26 +89 +40
Permanent jobs citing Protocol Buffers 28 32 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.017% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.039% 0.044% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 35
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +19.05% -8.70%
10th Percentile £47,000 £34,241 £37,750
90th Percentile £101,750 £89,250 £68,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £35,356 £35,000
% change year-on-year +83.85% +1.02% -12.50%

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 72189 72861 83089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.16% 38.95% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 60006 63236 71019
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Protocol Buffers in the UK

Protocol Buffers
Top 8 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 20 November 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 +42 25 £72,500 +16.00% 3
London -6 18 £87,500 +2.94% 3
UK excluding London +30 8 £65,000 +83.85% 1
South East +36 3 £65,000 +83.85%
East of England - 3 £40,000 -
Scotland -19 1 £70,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 17 (60.71%) Software Engineering
2 16 (57.14%) Java
2 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 15 (53.57%) REST
4 14 (50.00%) Kafka
4 14 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (50.00%) C#
4 14 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (46.43%) React
6 11 (39.29%) .NET
6 11 (39.29%) Google
6 11 (39.29%) AngularJS
7 10 (35.71%) Degree
8 9 (32.14%) C++
8 9 (32.14%) SQL
8 9 (32.14%) Ruby
9 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (28.57%) Python
9 8 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (28.57%) Docker
10 7 (25.00%) logstash
10 7 (25.00%) Ansible
10 7 (25.00%) Amazon Redshift
10 7 (25.00%) Kibana
10 7 (25.00%) Apache Spark
10 7 (25.00%) ZeroMQ
10 7 (25.00%) Amazon EMR
10 7 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB

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 14 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (25.00%) Apache
2 7 (25.00%) Apache Spark
3 4 (14.29%) Apache Solr
4 3 (10.71%) Jetty
4 3 (10.71%) MediaWiki
4 3 (10.71%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.57%) CMS
5 1 (3.57%) JBoss
5 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.57%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (10.71%) Pipeline Pilot
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (25.00%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (14.29%) Amazon S3
4 4 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (14.29%) Serverless
5 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) HTTP
2 2 (7.14%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (25.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 7 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (25.00%) OpenTSDB
3 7 (25.00%) Parquet
4 6 (21.43%) Hadoop
4 6 (21.43%) MongoDB
4 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 5 (17.86%) Redis
6 4 (14.29%) Apache Hive
6 4 (14.29%) Berkeley DB
6 4 (14.29%) Couchbase
6 4 (14.29%) Electronic Patient Records
7 3 (10.71%) Big Data
7 3 (10.71%) KNIME
7 3 (10.71%) Neo4j
8 2 (7.14%) KDB
8 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) JUnit
2 3 (10.71%) Bugzilla
2 3 (10.71%) Buildbot
2 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
2 3 (10.71%) FindBugs
2 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.71%) Log4j
2 3 (10.71%) Maven
2 3 (10.71%) Mercurial
2 3 (10.71%) Mockito
2 3 (10.71%) SCons
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Mocha
3 2 (7.14%) NUnit
3 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.57%) ANTLR
4 1 (3.57%) Artifactory
4 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Digital Economy
3 3 (10.71%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Games
4 1 (3.57%) Publishing
4 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 12 (42.86%) Software Engineer
3 10 (35.71%) Senior Developer
4 7 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 3 (10.71%) AWS Developer
6 3 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) F# Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (10.71%) iOS Software Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Objective-C Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Objective-C Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Principal Technologist
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Ruby Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Scala Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Technologist
6 3 (10.71%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) REST
2 14 (50.00%) Kafka
3 13 (46.43%) React
4 11 (39.29%) .NET
4 11 (39.29%) AngularJS
5 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (25.00%) Apache Thrift
6 7 (25.00%) CSS
6 7 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
6 7 (25.00%) JSON
6 7 (25.00%) PostGIS
6 7 (25.00%) ZeroMQ
7 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
7 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (21.43%) HTML
7 6 (21.43%) Node.js
8 5 (17.86%) Apache Avro
8 5 (17.86%) SignalR
8 5 (17.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.29%) Derivative
3 4 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 4 (14.29%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 4 (14.29%) User Experience
4 3 (10.71%) Data Structures
4 3 (10.71%) Grid Computing
4 3 (10.71%) Life Science
5 2 (7.14%) Equities
6 1 (3.57%) Fintech
6 1 (3.57%) Spread Betting
6 1 (3.57%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Android
1 6 (21.43%) Apple iOS
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) openSUSE
2 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (14.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (21.43%) iOS Development
2 6 (21.43%) Microservices
2 6 (21.43%) Multithreading
2 6 (21.43%) MVC
2 6 (21.43%) OO
2 6 (21.43%) OOP
2 6 (21.43%) Open Source
2 6 (21.43%) TDD
2 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Analytics
3 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
3 5 (17.86%) Scrum
4 4 (14.29%) DevOps
4 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 4 (14.29%) SDLC
4 4 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) Asynchronous Programming
5 3 (10.71%) OCR
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) Java
1 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 14 (50.00%) C#
3 9 (32.14%) C++
3 9 (32.14%) Ruby
3 9 (32.14%) SQL
4 8 (28.57%) Python
5 4 (14.29%) Scala
5 4 (14.29%) VBA
6 3 (10.71%) Apple Swift
6 3 (10.71%) CoffeeScript
6 3 (10.71%) F#
6 3 (10.71%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.57%) Go
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Docker
2 3 (10.71%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Ansible
1 7 (25.00%) Graphite
1 7 (25.00%) Kibana
1 7 (25.00%) logstash
2 4 (14.29%) Grafana
3 3 (10.71%) Mesos
4 1 (3.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Google
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Apple
3 3 (10.71%) Facebook
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) Sun
3 3 (10.71%) Twitter
3 3 (10.71%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.57%) Misys