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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Protocol Buffers (protobuf)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 824 925 956
Rank change year-on-year +101 +31  
Permanent jobs citing Protocol Buffers 28 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.024% 0.012%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.081% 0.062% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 11
Median salary £81,250 £42,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +91.17% -29.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £42,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £53,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary - £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -21.73%  

Protocol Buffers is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 34444 40113 40673
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.29% 38.36% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 29393 34564 34560
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Protocol Buffers
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Protocol Buffers as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +80 22 £81,250 +91.17% 3
England +73 22 £81,250 +91.17% 5
Glasgow - 6 - -
Scotland - 6 - -
City of London - 2 £87,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £90,000 -
Southwark - 1 £105,000 -

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 43 (75.44%) Java
2 28 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (47.37%) Spring
3 27 (47.37%) JSON
3 27 (47.37%) Relational Database
4 26 (45.61%) Unix
4 26 (45.61%) OO
5 25 (43.86%) Shell Script
6 23 (40.35%) XML
6 23 (40.35%) SQL
6 23 (40.35%) SOAP
6 23 (40.35%) Git (software)
6 23 (40.35%) Microservices
7 22 (38.60%) DB2
8 21 (36.84%) Scrum
9 19 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
10 17 (29.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (29.82%) OOA/OOD
11 15 (26.32%) Finance
12 14 (24.56%) C#
12 14 (24.56%) Banking
12 14 (24.56%) Google
13 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
13 13 (22.81%) Maven
13 13 (22.81%) Hudson
13 13 (22.81%) Ant
13 13 (22.81%) Python
13 13 (22.81%) Linux
13 13 (22.81%) HTTP
13 13 (22.81%) Perforce

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 7 (12.28%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (7.02%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (7.02%) GemFire
3 2 (3.51%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.75%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.02%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) HTTP
2 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (47.37%) Relational Database
2 22 (38.60%) DB2
3 11 (19.30%) NoSQL
4 7 (12.28%) MongoDB
5 6 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (10.53%) RDBMS
6 5 (8.77%) Redis
7 4 (7.02%) InterSystems Cache
7 4 (7.02%) MySQL
8 2 (3.51%) Couchbase
8 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
8 2 (3.51%) RethinkDB
9 1 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.75%) Big Data
9 1 (1.75%) HBase
9 1 (1.75%) OpenTSDB
9 1 (1.75%) Parquet
9 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (40.35%) Git (software)
2 13 (22.81%) Ant
2 13 (22.81%) Gradle
2 13 (22.81%) Hudson
2 13 (22.81%) Jenkins
2 13 (22.81%) Maven
3 6 (10.53%) TeamCity
4 5 (8.77%) git-flow
4 5 (8.77%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (7.02%) Subversion
6 3 (5.26%) JUnit
7 1 (1.75%) Concordion
7 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.75%) Grunt
7 1 (1.75%) gulp
7 1 (1.75%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.75%) JBehave
7 1 (1.75%) Selenium
General
1 15 (26.32%) Finance
2 14 (24.56%) Banking
3 5 (8.77%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.02%) Back Office
4 4 (7.02%) General Ledger
5 3 (5.26%) Legal
6 1 (1.75%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 50 (87.72%) Developer
2 32 (56.14%) Java Developer
3 15 (26.32%) Senior Developer
4 10 (17.54%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Linux Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Software Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Windows Mobile Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Lead Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Lead Java Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.26%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Messaging Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Agile Developer
8 2 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Agile Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (47.37%) JSON
1 27 (47.37%) Spring
2 23 (40.35%) SOAP
2 23 (40.35%) XML
3 11 (19.30%) REST
4 9 (15.79%) gRPC
4 9 (15.79%) JMS
4 9 (15.79%) Node.js
5 6 (10.53%) .NET
5 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (10.53%) RESTful
6 5 (8.77%) Django
6 5 (8.77%) React
6 5 (8.77%) SignalR
6 5 (8.77%) WCF
6 5 (8.77%) WebSockets
7 4 (7.02%) Apache Avro
7 4 (7.02%) Hibernate
7 4 (7.02%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Data Structures
2 9 (15.79%) Algorithms
3 7 (12.28%) Fintech
4 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.77%) OTC Derivatives
4 5 (8.77%) Reference Data
5 4 (7.02%) Derivative
6 3 (5.26%) Spread Betting
7 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.51%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.75%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 26 (45.61%) Unix
2 13 (22.81%) Linux
3 10 (17.54%) Android
3 10 (17.54%) Apple iOS
4 8 (14.04%) Mac OS
4 8 (14.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (45.61%) OO
3 23 (40.35%) Microservices
4 21 (36.84%) Scrum
5 19 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 17 (29.82%) OOA/OOD
6 17 (29.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
8 12 (21.05%) Open Source
9 10 (17.54%) Mentoring
10 9 (15.79%) Domain-Driven Design
10 9 (15.79%) OOP
11 6 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (8.77%) Analytics
12 5 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (8.77%) Risk Management
13 4 (7.02%) Automated Testing
13 4 (7.02%) Cash Management
13 4 (7.02%) Multithreading
13 4 (7.02%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 43 (75.44%) Java
2 25 (43.86%) Shell Script
3 23 (40.35%) SQL
4 14 (24.56%) C#
5 13 (22.81%) Python
6 12 (21.05%) C++
7 10 (17.54%) C
7 10 (17.54%) Go
8 8 (14.04%) Bash Shell
8 8 (14.04%) Objective-C
8 8 (14.04%) Perl
8 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
9 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
10 5 (8.77%) F#
10 5 (8.77%) Scala
11 4 (7.02%) GraphQL
12 1 (1.75%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.05%) MiFID
2 6 (10.53%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (8.77%) EMIR
4 2 (3.51%) GCP
System Software
1 12 (21.05%) Docker
2 1 (1.75%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (17.54%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.75%) Ansible
2 1 (1.75%) Graphite
2 1 (1.75%) Icinga
2 1 (1.75%) Kibana
2 1 (1.75%) logstash
2 1 (1.75%) Mesos
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Google
2 13 (22.81%) Perforce
3 3 (5.26%) Solace
3 3 (5.26%) Sybase
3 3 (5.26%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.51%) Murex
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle
5 1 (1.75%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.75%) Reuters
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