Rust
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Rust skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Rust over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 589 702 527
Rank change year-on-year +113 -175 +200
Permanent jobs citing Rust 332 220 1,126
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.24% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% 0.56% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 276 170 142
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £48,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £63,750 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £80,000 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% +13.33%
75th Percentile £104,000 £105,000 £126,250
90th Percentile £157,500 £200,000 £186,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +27.27% -8.33%

All Programming Languages
UK

Rust falls under the Programming Languages category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring coding skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 34,656 38,951 93,173
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 31.54% 42.12% 53.93%
Number of salaries quoted 25,663 26,205 43,405
10th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £37,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £98,474 £107,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -0.91% +4.76% +5.00%

Rust
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Rust in the UK

Rust
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Rust in the UK

Rust
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Rust over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Rust in the UK

Rust
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rust within the UK over the 6 months to 12 June 2024. 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
Jobs
England +128 309 £81,250 +1.56% 118
UK excluding London +19 164 £60,000 -14.29% 41
London +145 158 £101,250 -3.57% 79
Work from Home +77 129 £65,000 -18.75% 44
South West +23 69 £62,500 - 10
North of England +27 26 £50,000 +12.75% 8
North West -2 25 £50,000 -39.39% 6
East of England +6 21 £55,000 +40.13% 9
Scotland -53 21 £100,000 +12.68% 1
Midlands -41 19 £65,000 -35.00% 2
East Midlands -20 11 £65,000 +73.33% 1
West Midlands -23 8 £100,000 - 1
South East -70 8 £47,500 -36.67% 11
Yorkshire +61 1 £65,000 +54.13% 1

Rust
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.41%) Ethereum
2 7 (2.11%) nginx
3 6 (1.81%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.20%) OpenZeppelin
5 3 (0.90%) Apache
5 3 (0.90%) Confluence
6 2 (0.60%) Hyperledger
7 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.30%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (2.41%) Ripple
2 2 (0.60%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.60%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 76 (22.89%) AWS
2 22 (6.63%) GCP
3 17 (5.12%) Azure
4 9 (2.71%) Amazon ECS
5 8 (2.41%) Cloudflare
5 8 (2.41%) SaaS
6 6 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.81%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.81%) GitHub
7 4 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (1.20%) Discord
7 4 (1.20%) Serverless
8 2 (0.60%) Azure DevOps
8 2 (0.60%) Pulumi
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.30%) Azure AKS
9 1 (0.30%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.30%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.51%) Firewall
1 5 (1.51%) Network Security
2 4 (1.20%) IPFS
2 4 (1.20%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.30%) DNS
3 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.30%) Internet
3 1 (0.30%) MQTT
3 1 (0.30%) RS-232
3 1 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.92%) NoSQL
2 12 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (1.81%) Amazon Aurora
3 6 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.90%) Apache Arrow
5 3 (0.90%) MySQL
5 3 (0.90%) Parquet
5 3 (0.90%) Redis
6 2 (0.60%) Big Data
7 1 (0.30%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.30%) DynamoDB
7 1 (0.30%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.30%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (4.52%) Git
2 9 (2.71%) GitLab
3 6 (1.81%) Hardhat
3 6 (1.81%) webpack
4 4 (1.20%) Bitbucket
4 4 (1.20%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.20%) JIRA
4 4 (1.20%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (1.20%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.30%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.30%) Cypress.io
5 1 (0.30%) Maven
5 1 (0.30%) Phabricator
5 1 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 61 (18.37%) Finance
2 47 (14.16%) Social Skills
3 21 (6.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 15 (4.52%) Banking
5 13 (3.92%) Automotive
6 9 (2.71%) Games
7 8 (2.41%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.41%) Front Office
7 8 (2.41%) Law
7 8 (2.41%) Legal
8 5 (1.51%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.51%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.20%) Public Sector
10 3 (0.90%) Electronics
11 2 (0.60%) Aeronautics
12 1 (0.30%) Esports
Job Titles
1 194 (58.43%) Software Engineer
2 103 (31.02%) Senior
3 81 (24.40%) Senior Software Engineer
4 74 (22.29%) Developer
5 58 (17.47%) Embedded Engineer
5 58 (17.47%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 38 (11.45%) Lead
7 28 (8.43%) Cloud Engineer
7 28 (8.43%) Cloud Native Engineer
7 28 (8.43%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 26 (7.83%) Senior Embedded Engineer
8 26 (7.83%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 23 (6.93%) Rust Engineer
10 19 (5.72%) Lead Software Engineer
11 18 (5.42%) Rust Developer
12 16 (4.82%) Rust Software Engineer
13 15 (4.52%) Senior Developer
14 14 (4.22%) Lead Cloud Engineer
14 14 (4.22%) Senior Cloud Engineer
15 13 (3.92%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (15.96%) React
2 22 (6.63%) GraphQL
3 21 (6.33%) Node.js
4 15 (4.52%) Spring
5 13 (3.92%) Laravel
6 12 (3.61%) Smart Contracts
7 10 (3.01%) AngularJS
7 10 (3.01%) Django
8 8 (2.41%) web3js
9 6 (1.81%) CSS
9 6 (1.81%) Flask
9 6 (1.81%) REST
9 6 (1.81%) Symfony
10 5 (1.51%) HTML
10 5 (1.51%) iOS SDK
10 5 (1.51%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (1.51%) WebSockets
11 4 (1.20%) CakePHP
11 4 (1.20%) Ember.js
11 4 (1.20%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 55 (16.57%) Distributed Systems
2 36 (10.84%) Cloud Native
3 28 (8.43%) Blockchain
3 28 (8.43%) Legacy Code
4 17 (5.12%) Algorithms
4 17 (5.12%) IoT
5 16 (4.82%) Client/Server
6 15 (4.52%) Hedge funds
7 12 (3.61%) Data Structures
7 12 (3.61%) Embedded Systems
7 12 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (3.61%) NFT
8 11 (3.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (3.31%) Virtual Team
9 9 (2.71%) Device Driver
10 8 (2.41%) Cyber Threat
10 8 (2.41%) Web3
11 5 (1.51%) Blog
11 5 (1.51%) Distributed Computing
11 5 (1.51%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 151 (45.48%) Linux
2 54 (16.27%) Embedded Linux
3 11 (3.31%) Unix
4 7 (2.11%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.11%) Windows
5 6 (1.81%) Alpine Linux
5 6 (1.81%) Android
6 2 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (70.48%) Software Engineering
2 70 (21.08%) Cybersecurity
3 65 (19.58%) Computer Science
4 49 (14.76%) Open Source
5 46 (13.86%) DevOps
6 38 (11.45%) Agile
6 38 (11.45%) Full Stack Development
7 36 (10.84%) Low Latency
8 29 (8.73%) CI/CD
8 29 (8.73%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (6.33%) Data Management
9 21 (6.33%) Machine Learning
9 21 (6.33%) Test Automation
10 20 (6.02%) Artificial Intelligence
10 20 (6.02%) Fintech
11 19 (5.72%) Electronic Trading
12 18 (5.42%) DeFi
13 15 (4.52%) Cryptography
13 15 (4.52%) TDD
14 14 (4.22%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 150 (45.18%) Python
2 147 (44.28%) C
3 104 (31.33%) C++
4 98 (29.52%) Go
5 96 (28.92%) Java
6 59 (17.77%) TypeScript
7 57 (17.17%) Embedded C
8 56 (16.87%) Bash
9 34 (10.24%) JavaScript
10 32 (9.64%) C#
11 25 (7.53%) SQL
12 23 (6.93%) PHP
13 19 (5.72%) Solidity
14 18 (5.42%) Haskell
15 9 (2.71%) Ruby
16 8 (2.41%) Kotlin
17 6 (1.81%) Clojure
17 6 (1.81%) F#
17 6 (1.81%) Scala
17 6 (1.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (18.07%) Security Cleared
2 50 (15.06%) Degree
3 18 (5.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (5.12%) Master's Degree
5 14 (4.22%) PhD
6 6 (1.81%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.30%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.22%) Accessibility
2 6 (1.81%) MISRA
3 3 (0.90%) Def Stans
3 3 (0.90%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.30%) GDPR
4 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 34 (10.24%) Docker
2 6 (1.81%) Ceph
2 6 (1.81%) Firmware
2 6 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.90%) Embedded Firmware
3 3 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 84 (25.30%) Kubernetes
2 16 (4.82%) Terraform
3 14 (4.22%) Ansible
4 6 (1.81%) Knative
5 2 (0.60%) Grafana
5 2 (0.60%) Progress Chef
6 1 (0.30%) Podman
6 1 (0.30%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.30%) Puppet
6 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (3.01%) Google
2 6 (1.81%) Foundry
3 4 (1.20%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.20%) Oracle
4 3 (0.90%) Atlassian
4 3 (0.90%) Coverity
4 3 (0.90%) Intel
5 2 (0.60%) NVIDIA
5 2 (0.60%) QNX
6 1 (0.30%) Sun