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 29 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Protocol Buffers (protobuf)
UK
3 months to
29 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 837 914 967
Rank change year-on-year +77 +53  
Permanent jobs citing Protocol Buffers 20 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.011% 0.007%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.057% 0.029% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 4
Median salary £60,000 £47,500 £68,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.31% -30.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £44,250 £55,250
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £67,000 £71,750
UK excluding London median salary - £65,000 -

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 35187 38023 41734
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.33% 38.71% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 29706 32952 35641
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,159 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.20% +3.75%  

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 29 May 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 3 months to 29 May 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
England +73 14 £60,000 +26.31% 6
London +58 14 £60,000 +33.33% 5
Scotland - 6 - -
Glasgow - 6 - -
City of London +32 1 - - 2
Southwark - 1 £105,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 35 (67.31%) Java
2 34 (65.38%) JSON
3 33 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (59.62%) Relational Database
5 30 (57.69%) Shell Script
5 30 (57.69%) SQL
6 29 (55.77%) Spring
7 28 (53.85%) SOAP
7 28 (53.85%) XML
7 28 (53.85%) Unix
8 26 (50.00%) DB2
8 26 (50.00%) Scrum
8 26 (50.00%) Git (software)
9 25 (48.08%) OO
9 25 (48.08%) Microservices
10 24 (46.15%) Enterprise Architecture
11 21 (40.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (40.38%) OOA/OOD
12 19 (36.54%) Maven
12 19 (36.54%) Banking
12 19 (36.54%) Jenkins
13 18 (34.62%) Gradle
13 18 (34.62%) Hudson
13 18 (34.62%) Perforce
13 18 (34.62%) Ant
14 17 (32.69%) MiFID
15 15 (28.85%) Finance
16 14 (26.92%) NoSQL
17 13 (25.00%) REST
18 12 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design

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 10 (19.23%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (7.69%) Apache
2 4 (7.69%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.92%) GemFire
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.77%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (59.62%) Relational Database
2 26 (50.00%) DB2
3 14 (26.92%) NoSQL
4 8 (15.38%) MongoDB
4 8 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (13.46%) Redis
6 4 (7.69%) Big Data
6 4 (7.69%) Hadoop
6 4 (7.69%) Parquet
7 3 (5.77%) Apache Hive
7 3 (5.77%) MySQL
7 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
7 3 (5.77%) RethinkDB
8 1 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.92%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.92%) HBase
8 1 (1.92%) OpenTSDB
8 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 19 (36.54%) Jenkins
2 19 (36.54%) Maven
3 18 (34.62%) Ant
3 18 (34.62%) Gradle
3 18 (34.62%) Hudson
4 6 (11.54%) git-flow
5 2 (3.85%) JUnit
5 2 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.92%) Concordion
6 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.92%) FindBugs
6 1 (1.92%) JBehave
6 1 (1.92%) JIRA
6 1 (1.92%) Selenium
6 1 (1.92%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.92%) Subversion
6 1 (1.92%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (36.54%) Banking
2 15 (28.85%) Finance
3 7 (13.46%) Investment Banking
4 6 (11.54%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Back Office
5 1 (1.92%) Front Office
5 1 (1.92%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 44 (84.62%) Developer
2 31 (59.62%) Java Developer
3 19 (36.54%) Senior Developer
4 14 (26.92%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (9.62%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (3.85%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Messaging Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Python Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Report Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Designer
8 1 (1.92%) Java Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Messaging Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Ruby Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Architect
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (65.38%) JSON
2 29 (55.77%) Spring
3 28 (53.85%) SOAP
3 28 (53.85%) XML
4 13 (25.00%) REST
5 9 (17.31%) gRPC
6 8 (15.38%) .NET
6 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (15.38%) Node.js
6 8 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (13.46%) Apache Avro
7 7 (13.46%) RESTful
7 7 (13.46%) SignalR
7 7 (13.46%) WCF
7 7 (13.46%) WebSockets
8 6 (11.54%) Django
8 6 (11.54%) JMS
9 4 (7.69%) Apache Thrift
9 4 (7.69%) Middleware
9 4 (7.69%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) OTC Derivatives
2 7 (13.46%) Derivative
2 7 (13.46%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.77%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.77%) Data Structures
4 3 (5.77%) Fintech
5 2 (3.85%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.85%) Reference Data
5 2 (3.85%) Spread Betting
6 1 (1.92%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 28 (53.85%) Unix
2 7 (13.46%) Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Android
3 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.00%) Scrum
3 25 (48.08%) Microservices
3 25 (48.08%) OO
4 24 (46.15%) Enterprise Architecture
5 21 (40.38%) OOA/OOD
5 21 (40.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design
7 9 (17.31%) DevOps
8 7 (13.46%) Open Source
8 7 (13.46%) Push Notifications
8 7 (13.46%) Refactoring
8 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
8 7 (13.46%) Test Automation
9 6 (11.54%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
10 5 (9.62%) Software Delivery
11 4 (7.69%) Low Latency
12 3 (5.77%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (5.77%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 35 (67.31%) Java
2 30 (57.69%) Shell Script
2 30 (57.69%) SQL
3 9 (17.31%) Go
4 8 (15.38%) C#
5 6 (11.54%) Python
6 5 (9.62%) C++
6 5 (9.62%) F#
7 4 (7.69%) C
7 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.69%) Scala
8 3 (5.77%) GraphQL
9 2 (3.85%) Clojure
9 2 (3.85%) Groovy
9 2 (3.85%) Haskell
9 2 (3.85%) Lisp
10 1 (1.92%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (32.69%) MiFID
2 11 (21.15%) Dodd-Frank
3 9 (17.31%) EMIR
4 3 (5.77%) GCP
System Software
1 12 (23.08%) Docker
2 4 (7.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) Kubernetes
2 4 (7.69%) Mesos
3 3 (5.77%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.92%) Graphite
4 1 (1.92%) Kibana
4 1 (1.92%) logstash
4 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Perforce
2 11 (21.15%) Google
3 3 (5.77%) Solace
3 3 (5.77%) Sybase
3 3 (5.77%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.85%) Murex
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.92%) Reuters
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