Period
to 1 August 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Publishing in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Publishing over the 6 months to 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Publishing
UK
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 490 567 591
Rank change year-on-year +77 +24 -123
Permanent jobs citing Publishing 647 242 638
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.36% 0.45%
As % of the General category 1.01% 0.66% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 416 180 465
10th Percentile £32,625 £36,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% +13.21% -3.64%
75th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,125 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £45,250
% change year-on-year +9.52% +16.02% +0.56%

Publishing is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 64,166 36,411 80,675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.79% 53.55% 56.30%
Number of salaries quoted 40,508 28,400 61,436
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.73% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Publishing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Publishing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Publishing in the UK

Publishing
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Publishing.

Salary trend for Publishing in the UK

Publishing
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Publishing over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Publishing in the UK

Publishing
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Publishing within the UK over the 6 months to 1 August 2021. 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 +63 570 £57,500 -4.17% 119
London +48 383 £57,500 -8.00% 58
UK excluding London -15 216 £57,500 +9.52% 66
Work from Home -131 132 £57,500 -36.99% 20
South East -68 52 £55,000 -26.67% 12
North of England -52 41 £57,500 +15.00% 14
Scotland -24 38 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Midlands -63 29 £65,000 +64.56% 18
South West -54 28 £56,500 +29.14% 5
East of England -19 25 £49,750 -0.50% 11
West Midlands -54 25 £65,000 +65.61% 13
Yorkshire -49 18 £57,500 +4.55% 5
North West -41 17 £50,000 +11.11% 8
North East -21 6 £51,250 +13.89% 1
East Midlands -42 4 - - 5
Northern Ireland -31 3 £47,500 +3.26%
Wales - 1 £25,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, IT jobs citing Publishing 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 Publishing.

1 268 (41.42%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (25.66%) HTML
3 150 (23.18%) Social Skills
4 144 (22.26%) JavaScript
5 143 (22.10%) CSS
6 142 (21.95%) Analytics
7 119 (18.39%) Finance
8 117 (18.08%) Marketing
9 115 (17.77%) React
10 114 (17.62%) Software Engineering
11 107 (16.54%) AWS
11 107 (16.54%) SQL
12 105 (16.23%) Git (software)
13 104 (16.07%) TDD
14 99 (15.30%) Azure
15 96 (14.84%) DevOps
16 87 (13.45%) User Experience
17 85 (13.14%) Google
18 83 (12.83%) Scrum
19 82 (12.67%) SEO
19 82 (12.67%) C#
20 81 (12.52%) CMS
21 80 (12.36%) Degree
21 80 (12.36%) Content Management
22 78 (12.06%) Node.js
23 73 (11.28%) Problem-Solving
24 71 (10.97%) Management Information System
25 70 (10.82%) QA
25 70 (10.82%) REST
26 69 (10.66%) Microservices

Publishing
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 81 (12.52%) CMS
2 37 (5.72%) WordPress
3 30 (4.64%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 16 (2.47%) Documentum
5 16 (2.47%) Drupal
6 14 (2.16%) Apache
7 11 (1.70%) Confluence
8 9 (1.39%) nginx
8 9 (1.39%) SAS
9 8 (1.24%) Moodle
10 7 (1.08%) Apache Spark
10 7 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (1.08%) Red Hat Fuse
10 7 (1.08%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.93%) Totara
12 4 (0.62%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.46%) Alfresco
13 3 (0.46%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 29 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (2.94%) Photoshop
4 14 (2.16%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (1.70%) Acrobat
6 11 (1.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 9 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
7 9 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (1.39%) SPSS
8 8 (1.24%) InDesign
9 3 (0.46%) Sketch
10 2 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.31%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 11 (1.70%) NetSuite
2 8 (1.24%) TrackWise
3 7 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.77%) Shopify
5 3 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.46%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.31%) Magento
7 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.15%) Quorum
7 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.15%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 107 (16.54%) AWS
2 99 (15.30%) Azure
3 45 (6.96%) SaaS
4 44 (6.80%) Power Platform
5 43 (6.65%) GitHub
6 38 (5.87%) Google Analytics
7 36 (5.56%) GCP
8 30 (4.64%) Serverless
9 22 (3.40%) npm
10 20 (3.09%) Yarn
11 17 (2.63%) Veeva
12 13 (2.01%) Google Tag Manager
12 13 (2.01%) Snowflake
13 11 (1.70%) Heroku
13 11 (1.70%) IaaS
14 10 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
14 10 (1.55%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 9 (1.39%) Fastly
15 9 (1.39%) PaaS
16 8 (1.24%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.63%) Firewall
2 11 (1.70%) Broadband
3 9 (1.39%) SSH
3 9 (1.39%) VPN
3 9 (1.39%) WAN
4 8 (1.24%) BGP
4 8 (1.24%) MPLS
4 8 (1.24%) OSPF
4 8 (1.24%) SD-WAN
4 8 (1.24%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.24%) VLAN
5 7 (1.08%) DNS
5 7 (1.08%) Internet
5 7 (1.08%) SSL
6 6 (0.93%) Wireless
7 5 (0.77%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (0.77%) HTTP
7 5 (0.77%) LAN
7 5 (0.77%) Network Security
7 5 (0.77%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (8.19%) NoSQL
2 47 (7.26%) PostgreSQL
3 44 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
4 41 (6.34%) Power BI
5 36 (5.56%) SQL Server
6 31 (4.79%) Relational Database
7 23 (3.55%) MySQL
8 20 (3.09%) Big Data
9 14 (2.16%) Oracle BI EE
9 14 (2.16%) Oracle Database
9 14 (2.16%) Oracle ODI
10 13 (2.01%) MongoDB
10 13 (2.01%) Oracle Database 12c
11 12 (1.85%) Redis
12 10 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (1.39%) BigQuery
13 9 (1.39%) Blockchain
13 9 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (1.39%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 105 (16.23%) Git (software)
2 34 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 28 (4.33%) webpack
4 24 (3.71%) GitLab
4 24 (3.71%) JIRA
5 21 (3.25%) gulp
6 19 (2.94%) Selenium
7 17 (2.63%) Cypress.io
8 14 (2.16%) Babel
8 14 (2.16%) Storybook
9 13 (2.01%) Cucumber
9 13 (2.01%) git-flow
10 11 (1.70%) Bitbucket
10 11 (1.70%) Xcode
11 8 (1.24%) SpecFlow
12 7 (1.08%) Mercurial
12 7 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (1.08%) TeamCity
13 6 (0.93%) JUnit
13 6 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 150 (23.18%) Social Skills
2 119 (18.39%) Finance
3 117 (18.08%) Marketing
4 64 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
5 57 (8.81%) Retail
6 34 (5.26%) Games
7 26 (4.02%) Pharmaceutical
8 23 (3.55%) Legal
8 23 (3.55%) Presentation Skills
9 19 (2.94%) Automotive
9 19 (2.94%) Organisational Skills
10 18 (2.78%) Police
11 17 (2.63%) Financial Institution
12 16 (2.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 13 (2.01%) Manufacturing
14 12 (1.85%) Advertising
14 12 (1.85%) Public Sector
15 10 (1.55%) German Language
15 10 (1.55%) Law
16 9 (1.39%) French Language
Job Titles
1 158 (24.42%) Developer
2 72 (11.13%) Software Engineer
3 65 (10.05%) Analyst
4 47 (7.26%) Senior Developer
5 28 (4.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 27 (4.17%) Data Engineer
6 27 (4.17%) Designer
7 24 (3.71%) React Developer
8 23 (3.55%) C# Software Engineer
9 22 (3.40%) Product Owner
10 21 (3.25%) Architect
10 21 (3.25%) DevOps Engineer
11 20 (3.09%) Project Manager
12 18 (2.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 17 (2.63%) Business Analyst
13 17 (2.63%) iOS Developer
14 16 (2.47%) Azure Engineer
14 16 (2.47%) Senior Manager
15 15 (2.32%) Azure Software Engineer
15 15 (2.32%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (25.66%) HTML
2 143 (22.10%) CSS
3 115 (17.77%) React
4 78 (12.06%) Node.js
5 70 (10.82%) REST
6 64 (9.89%) RESTful
7 61 (9.43%) Sass
8 57 (8.81%) .NET
9 53 (8.19%) HTML5
10 41 (6.34%) AngularJS
11 34 (5.26%) Redux
12 32 (4.95%) GraphQL
13 30 (4.64%) Next.js
14 29 (4.48%) CSS3
15 27 (4.17%) React Native
15 27 (4.17%) Spring
16 26 (4.02%) Vue.js
17 25 (3.86%) Web Services
18 23 (3.55%) LESS
19 13 (2.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 87 (13.45%) User Experience
2 71 (10.97%) Management Information System
3 53 (8.19%) Social Media
4 35 (5.41%) Mobile App
5 31 (4.79%) Life Science
5 31 (4.79%) Self-Motivation
6 24 (3.71%) FMCG
7 20 (3.09%) Data Structures
8 18 (2.78%) Virtual Team
9 14 (2.16%) Blog
9 14 (2.16%) Cloud Native
9 14 (2.16%) Digital Media
10 11 (1.70%) AS400
10 11 (1.70%) Equities
10 11 (1.70%) iSeries
10 11 (1.70%) Podcast
11 10 (1.55%) iPad
11 10 (1.55%) iPhone
12 8 (1.24%) Data Centre
12 8 (1.24%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 40 (6.18%) Apple iOS
2 32 (4.95%) Android
3 25 (3.86%) Windows
4 23 (3.55%) Linux
5 8 (1.24%) Mac OS
6 7 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
6 7 (1.08%) Unix
7 4 (0.62%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.31%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.15%) Debian
9 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (41.42%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (21.95%) Analytics
3 114 (17.62%) Software Engineering
4 104 (16.07%) TDD
5 96 (14.84%) DevOps
6 83 (12.83%) Scrum
7 82 (12.67%) SEO
8 80 (12.36%) Content Management
9 73 (11.28%) Problem-Solving
10 69 (10.66%) Microservices
11 63 (9.74%) Project Management
12 62 (9.58%) Business Intelligence
13 60 (9.27%) Visualisation
14 57 (8.81%) Full Stack Development
15 51 (7.88%) Mentoring
16 47 (7.26%) Front End Development
17 43 (6.65%) Continuous Improvement
17 43 (6.65%) Data Visualisation
17 43 (6.65%) Test Automation
18 41 (6.34%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 144 (22.26%) JavaScript
2 107 (16.54%) SQL
3 82 (12.67%) C#
4 60 (9.27%) Python
5 58 (8.96%) Java
5 58 (8.96%) TypeScript
6 50 (7.73%) PHP
7 37 (5.72%) ES6
8 20 (3.09%) PowerShell
9 18 (2.78%) PL/1
10 17 (2.63%) Apple Swift
10 17 (2.63%) Kotlin
10 17 (2.63%) Objective-C
11 14 (2.16%) R
12 11 (1.70%) C++
13 10 (1.55%) VBA
14 9 (1.39%) C
14 9 (1.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 9 (1.39%) Java 8
15 8 (1.24%) XPath
Qualifications
1 80 (12.36%) Degree
2 17 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.16%) PMI Certification
4 14 (2.16%) PMP
5 7 (1.08%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.93%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.77%) CCNP
7 5 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.62%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.31%) CISM
9 2 (0.31%) CISSP
9 2 (0.31%) PhD
10 1 (0.15%) ACCA
10 1 (0.15%) CISA
10 1 (0.15%) HNC
10 1 (0.15%) MBA
10 1 (0.15%) MCP
10 1 (0.15%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (10.82%) QA
2 45 (6.96%) Accessibility
3 12 (1.85%) Data Quality
4 11 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (1.39%) GMP
6 4 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.62%) OASIS TOSCA
7 3 (0.46%) GDPR
7 3 (0.46%) PMO
8 2 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.31%) GRC
8 2 (0.31%) NIST
9 1 (0.15%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.15%) MiFID
9 1 (0.15%) SLA
9 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.15%) UCITS
System Software
1 55 (8.50%) Docker
2 12 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.39%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.77%) VMware NSX
6 4 (0.62%) KVM
7 3 (0.46%) Varnish
8 2 (0.31%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.31%) vSphere
9 1 (0.15%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 30 (4.64%) Kubernetes
2 23 (3.55%) Terraform
3 8 (1.24%) Jamf Pro
4 7 (1.08%) Data Guard
4 7 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (1.08%) SCCM
5 5 (0.77%) Ansible
6 4 (0.62%) Nagios
6 4 (0.62%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.31%) Kubeflow
8 2 (0.31%) Puppet
9 1 (0.15%) Foglight
9 1 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 85 (13.14%) Google
2 57 (8.81%) Microsoft
3 37 (5.72%) SAP
4 33 (5.10%) Oracle
5 27 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
6 25 (3.86%) Adobe
7 20 (3.09%) Apple
8 16 (2.47%) OpenText
9 14 (2.16%) Cisco
10 13 (2.01%) VMware
11 12 (1.85%) JD Edwards
11 12 (1.85%) Quadient
11 12 (1.85%) YouTube
12 11 (1.70%) LANSA
13 9 (1.39%) Atlassian
13 9 (1.39%) Juniper
14 8 (1.24%) Workday
15 6 (0.93%) Mercator
15 6 (0.93%) Sage
15 6 (0.93%) Twitter