Period
to 20 June 2018

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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Protocol Buffers (protobuf)
UK
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1123 1135 1241
Rank change year-on-year +12 +106 +58
Permanent jobs citing Protocol Buffers 60 50 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.029% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.085% 0.071% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 55 29 30
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +55.56% -25.00%
10th Percentile £50,400 £49,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £126,250 £108,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +21.88% -20.00% -13.04%

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 70,442 70,131 78,182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.87% 40.69% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 58,886 59,363 67,566
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Protocol Buffers in the UK

Protocol Buffers
Top 7 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 June 2018. 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 +7 55 £75,000 +7.14% 11
London +1 49 £75,000 +3.45% 5
UK excluding London -12 10 £48,750 +21.88% 6
Midlands - 6 £43,000 - 2
Scotland -35 4 £62,000 -
East Midlands - 4 £43,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £44,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT jobs citing Protocol Buffers 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 Protocol Buffers.

1 34 (56.67%) WebSockets
2 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (46.67%) JSON
4 26 (43.33%) C#
5 25 (41.67%) Kafka
6 24 (40.00%) Java
7 23 (38.33%) JavaScript
7 23 (38.33%) .NET
8 22 (36.67%) Finance
8 22 (36.67%) Software Engineering
9 21 (35.00%) Google
9 21 (35.00%) SQL
9 21 (35.00%) CSS
9 21 (35.00%) SignalR
10 20 (33.33%) Linux
11 19 (31.67%) Computer Science
11 19 (31.67%) Python
12 18 (30.00%) REST
13 17 (28.33%) HTML
13 17 (28.33%) HTTP
13 17 (28.33%) FIX Protocol
13 17 (28.33%) Multithreading
14 15 (25.00%) OOP
14 15 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
15 14 (23.33%) Algorithms
15 14 (23.33%) C++
15 14 (23.33%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (23.33%) Web Development
15 14 (23.33%) Banking
15 14 (23.33%) Problem-Solving

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 15 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.67%) Apache Solr
3 4 (6.67%) Apache Spark
3 4 (6.67%) JBoss
3 4 (6.67%) WildFly
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (8.33%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (6.67%) Amazon S3
3 4 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (6.67%) Serverless
4 3 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.33%) HTTP
2 6 (10.00%) Multicast
3 3 (5.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
3 11 (18.33%) NoSQL
4 9 (15.00%) MongoDB
4 9 (15.00%) Redis
5 6 (10.00%) Aerospike
6 5 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (8.33%) OpenTSDB
6 5 (8.33%) Parquet
7 4 (6.67%) Data Mining
7 4 (6.67%) Hadoop
7 4 (6.67%) Ingres
7 4 (6.67%) KDB
8 2 (3.33%) DB2
8 2 (3.33%) MySQL
8 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.67%) Big Data
9 1 (1.67%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.67%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Maven
2 7 (11.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.67%) JIRA
3 6 (10.00%) JUnit
4 4 (6.67%) ANTLR
4 4 (6.67%) Artifactory
4 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.33%) Ant
5 2 (3.33%) Gradle
5 2 (3.33%) Hudson
6 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.67%) FindBugs
6 1 (1.67%) IntelliJ
General
1 22 (36.67%) Finance
2 14 (23.33%) Banking
3 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Legal
5 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.67%) Automotive
6 1 (1.67%) Digital Economy
6 1 (1.67%) Electronics
6 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (73.33%) Developer
2 20 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 13 (21.67%) .NET Developer
3 13 (21.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 13 (21.67%) C++ Developer
3 13 (21.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 12 (20.00%) HTML Developer
4 12 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 12 (20.00%) SQL Developer
5 11 (18.33%) Java Developer
6 8 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
6 8 (13.33%) Software Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) Architect
7 7 (11.67%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (10.00%) C# Pricing Developer
8 6 (10.00%) Pricing Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Low Latency C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (56.67%) WebSockets
2 28 (46.67%) JSON
3 25 (41.67%) Kafka
4 23 (38.33%) .NET
5 21 (35.00%) CSS
5 21 (35.00%) SignalR
6 18 (30.00%) REST
7 17 (28.33%) FIX Protocol
7 17 (28.33%) HTML
8 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET
9 12 (20.00%) Reactive Extensions
9 12 (20.00%) Task Parallel Library
10 11 (18.33%) RESTful
11 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (15.00%) Apache Thrift
12 9 (15.00%) gRPC
12 9 (15.00%) Spring
12 9 (15.00%) WCF
13 8 (13.33%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.67%) Computer Science
2 14 (23.33%) Algorithms
3 10 (16.67%) Fintech
4 7 (11.67%) Data Structures
4 7 (11.67%) Hedge funds
5 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (10.00%) Private Cloud
5 6 (10.00%) Spread Betting
6 4 (6.67%) Fixed Income
6 4 (6.67%) SWIFT
7 3 (5.00%) Cloud Native
7 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
8 2 (3.33%) Derivative
8 2 (3.33%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (3.33%) User Experience
9 1 (1.67%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.33%) Linux
2 8 (13.33%) Unix
3 7 (11.67%) CentOS
3 7 (11.67%) Fedora
3 7 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Android
4 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (36.67%) Software Engineering
3 17 (28.33%) Multithreading
4 15 (25.00%) OOP
5 14 (23.33%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (23.33%) Web Development
6 13 (21.67%) Low Latency
6 13 (21.67%) Microservices
7 10 (16.67%) Open Source
8 9 (15.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 9 (15.00%) Push Notifications
9 8 (13.33%) BDD
9 8 (13.33%) SOA
10 7 (11.67%) Analytics
10 7 (11.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (11.67%) Creative Thinking
10 7 (11.67%) Identity Management
10 7 (11.67%) OOD
10 7 (11.67%) TDD
11 6 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 26 (43.33%) C#
2 24 (40.00%) Java
3 23 (38.33%) JavaScript
4 21 (35.00%) SQL
5 19 (31.67%) Python
6 14 (23.33%) C++
7 12 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 12 (20.00%) TypeScript
8 7 (11.67%) F#
9 6 (10.00%) Java 8
9 6 (10.00%) Perl
10 5 (8.33%) Ruby
11 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.67%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (1.67%) Lua
12 1 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) PhD
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
1 4 (6.67%) SEPA
2 2 (3.33%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (3.33%) EMIR
2 2 (3.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Docker
2 4 (6.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Kibana
1 5 (8.33%) logstash
2 4 (6.67%) Ansible
2 4 (6.67%) Mesos
3 2 (3.33%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.67%) Graphite
Vendors
1 21 (35.00%) Google
2 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.67%) Red Hat
4 6 (10.00%) Reuters
5 4 (6.67%) Oracle
6 3 (5.00%) Misys
7 2 (3.33%) Perforce
8 1 (1.67%) SAP