Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Protocol Buffers (protobuf)
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1152 1119 1258
Rank change year-on-year -33 +139 +15
Permanent jobs citing Protocol Buffers 42 59 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.034% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.059% 0.086% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 36 41 46
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +30.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £55,625 £34,241 £36,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £107,500 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,000 £35,356 £45,000
% change year-on-year +75.36% -21.43% +5.88%

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 71,077 68,922 81,182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.80% 39.47% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 59,923 59,394 69,645
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 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 -24 36 £75,000 +15.38% 9
London -7 32 £75,000 +7.14% 5
UK excluding London +2 8 £62,000 +75.36% 6
Scotland -36 4 £62,000 - 2
East Midlands - 4 £42,500 - 1
Midlands - 4 £42,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 25 (59.52%) Java
2 23 (54.76%) C#
2 23 (54.76%) Python
3 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
3 19 (45.24%) Software Engineering
3 19 (45.24%) Kafka
4 18 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (42.86%) SQL
4 18 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (40.48%) .NET
5 17 (40.48%) Open Source
6 16 (38.10%) OOP
7 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (35.71%) WebSockets
8 14 (33.33%) Parquet
8 14 (33.33%) Ruby
8 14 (33.33%) Finance
9 13 (30.95%) C++
9 13 (30.95%) Google
10 12 (28.57%) CSS
10 12 (28.57%) Apache Thrift
10 12 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
10 12 (28.57%) Amazon Redshift
10 12 (28.57%) Docker
10 12 (28.57%) logstash
10 12 (28.57%) Kibana
10 12 (28.57%) Algorithms
10 12 (28.57%) OpenTSDB
10 12 (28.57%) REST

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 18 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (23.81%) Apache Spark
3 7 (16.67%) Apache
4 4 (9.52%) Apache Solr
4 4 (9.52%) JBoss
4 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 4 (9.52%) WildFly
5 1 (2.38%) CMS
Business Applications
1 7 (16.67%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 15 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (28.57%) Amazon EMR
3 9 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (21.43%) AWS Lambda
3 9 (21.43%) Serverless
4 7 (16.67%) Amazon S3
4 7 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (4.76%) IaaS
6 2 (4.76%) PaaS
7 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) Multicast
2 5 (11.90%) HTTP
3 2 (4.76%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (33.33%) Parquet
3 12 (28.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 12 (28.57%) Amazon Redshift
3 12 (28.57%) OpenTSDB
4 10 (23.81%) Hadoop
5 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 6 (14.29%) Couchbase
6 6 (14.29%) NoSQL
7 5 (11.90%) Big Data
7 5 (11.90%) MongoDB
7 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
8 4 (9.52%) Aerospike
8 4 (9.52%) Electronic Patient Records
8 4 (9.52%) Ingres
8 4 (9.52%) Redis
9 3 (7.14%) Data Mining
10 2 (4.76%) Apache Hive
10 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (4.76%) KDB
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
1 9 (21.43%) Maven
2 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.52%) ANTLR
3 4 (9.52%) Artifactory
3 4 (9.52%) JUnit
4 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.76%) FindBugs
4 2 (4.76%) JIRA
4 2 (4.76%) Mocha
4 2 (4.76%) NUnit
4 2 (4.76%) SonarQube
4 2 (4.76%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.38%) Ant
5 1 (2.38%) Gradle
5 1 (2.38%) Hudson
General
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Retail Banking
4 3 (7.14%) Digital Economy
4 3 (7.14%) Retail
5 2 (4.76%) Marketing
6 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.38%) Automotive
6 1 (2.38%) Games
6 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.38%) Legal
6 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (71.43%) Developer
2 14 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 13 (30.95%) C# Developer
4 10 (23.81%) Software Engineer
5 9 (21.43%) .NET Developer
5 9 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (21.43%) Senior C# Developer
6 7 (16.67%) C++ Developer
6 7 (16.67%) Linux Developer
6 7 (16.67%) Low Latency C++ Developer
7 5 (11.90%) AWS Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Java Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Scala Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Senior Scala Developer
8 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (9.52%) HTML Developer
8 4 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (9.52%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (45.24%) Kafka
2 17 (40.48%) .NET
3 15 (35.71%) WebSockets
4 12 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 12 (28.57%) Apache Thrift
4 12 (28.57%) CSS
4 12 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
4 12 (28.57%) PostGIS
4 12 (28.57%) REST
5 11 (26.19%) React
6 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
6 9 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (19.05%) HTML
7 8 (19.05%) Samza
7 8 (19.05%) SignalR
8 7 (16.67%) Apache Flex
8 7 (16.67%) Node.js
8 7 (16.67%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 11 (26.19%) Fintech
3 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 7 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (11.90%) Data Structures
5 4 (9.52%) Private Cloud
5 4 (9.52%) Spread Betting
5 4 (9.52%) SWIFT
5 4 (9.52%) User Experience
6 3 (7.14%) Cloud Native
6 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
7 2 (4.76%) Equities
8 1 (2.38%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (2.38%) Derivative
8 1 (2.38%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
2 8 (19.05%) Unix
3 6 (14.29%) Android
3 6 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Software Engineering
2 17 (40.48%) Open Source
3 16 (38.10%) OOP
4 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (26.19%) TDD
6 10 (23.81%) Low Latency
6 10 (23.81%) Multithreading
7 9 (21.43%) Continuous Deployment
7 9 (21.43%) OOD
8 8 (19.05%) SDLC
9 7 (16.67%) BDD
9 7 (16.67%) Market Making
9 7 (16.67%) Multithreaded Programming
10 6 (14.29%) iOS Development
10 6 (14.29%) Microservices
10 6 (14.29%) OO
10 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
11 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
11 5 (11.90%) MVC
11 5 (11.90%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) Java
2 23 (54.76%) C#
2 23 (54.76%) Python
3 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
4 18 (42.86%) SQL
5 14 (33.33%) Ruby
6 13 (30.95%) C++
7 9 (21.43%) F#
8 8 (19.05%) Scala
9 7 (16.67%) Perl
10 5 (11.90%) CoffeeScript
11 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
11 4 (9.52%) TypeScript
12 3 (7.14%) Apple Swift
12 3 (7.14%) Objective-C
12 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
13 1 (2.38%) Lua
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) QA
2 4 (9.52%) SEPA
3 1 (2.38%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (2.38%) EMIR
3 1 (2.38%) MiFID
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) Docker
2 10 (23.81%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) Kibana
1 12 (28.57%) logstash
2 10 (23.81%) Mesos
3 7 (16.67%) Ansible
4 5 (11.90%) Graphite
5 2 (4.76%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Google
2 7 (16.67%) Reuters
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.52%) Misys
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle
4 3 (7.14%) Apple
4 3 (7.14%) Facebook
4 3 (7.14%) Sun
4 3 (7.14%) Twitter
4 3 (7.14%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.38%) Perforce