Period
to 28 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Rust skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Rust over the 6 months to 28 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rust
UK
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 659 603 980
Rank change year-on-year -56 +377 +110
Permanent jobs citing Rust 404 86 104
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.18% 0.075%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.61% 0.30% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 155 78 55
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £45,000
25th Percentile £63,750 £52,813 £58,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -6.67%
75th Percentile £98,750 £93,125 £90,000
90th Percentile £140,000 £96,625 £98,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
% change year-on-year +8.00% +2.04% +16.67%

Rust is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 66,294 28,389 74,414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.90% 59.07% 53.36%
Number of salaries quoted 44,610 24,084 61,310
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.45% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 28 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Rust in the UK

Rust
Top 13 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 28 September 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 -38 385 £77,500 +10.71% 62
London +5 340 £78,750 -8.70% 42
Work from Home -198 78 £70,000 +16.67% 11
UK excluding London -228 42 £67,500 +8.00% 20
South East -156 24 £67,500 +35.00% 5
North of England - 8 £67,500 - 4
Midlands -122 7 £35,000 -41.67% 2
North West - 7 £68,750 - 3
East Midlands - 7 £35,000 - 1
East of England -101 4 £50,000 -31.03% 6
Scotland -98 2 £67,500 -10.00%
South West - 2 £66,250 - 3
Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, IT jobs citing Rust 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 Rust.

1 236 (58.42%) Python
2 209 (51.73%) Go
3 195 (48.27%) Kubernetes
4 189 (46.78%) AWS
5 181 (44.80%) Software Engineering
6 173 (42.82%) Docker
7 146 (36.14%) React
8 132 (32.67%) TypeScript
8 132 (32.67%) Terraform
9 128 (31.68%) C++
10 118 (29.21%) Linux
11 117 (28.96%) JavaScript
12 116 (28.71%) Microservices
13 114 (28.22%) Node.js
14 110 (27.23%) GCP
15 108 (26.73%) Java
16 96 (23.76%) Finance
17 90 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
18 88 (21.78%) PostgreSQL
19 85 (21.04%) GraphQL
20 81 (20.05%) C#
21 78 (19.31%) SQL
21 78 (19.31%) TDD
22 75 (18.56%) REST
23 73 (18.07%) Degree
23 73 (18.07%) Fintech
23 73 (18.07%) DevOps
23 73 (18.07%) Analytics
24 71 (17.57%) Open Source
25 70 (17.33%) Computer Science

Rust
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 63 (15.59%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (2.97%) Apache Pulsar
2 12 (2.97%) Ethereum
3 10 (2.48%) CMS
4 5 (1.24%) OpenStack
5 4 (0.99%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.25%) Apache
6 1 (0.25%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 8 (1.98%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (0.99%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.74%) Figma
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.25%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (0.99%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 189 (46.78%) AWS
2 110 (27.23%) GCP
3 63 (15.59%) Serverless
4 54 (13.37%) Azure
5 26 (6.44%) AWS Lambda
6 23 (5.69%) SaaS
7 16 (3.96%) Amazon Cognito
7 16 (3.96%) AWS CodeDeploy
7 16 (3.96%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 13 (3.22%) GitHub
9 12 (2.97%) Amazon Kinesis
9 12 (2.97%) Heroku
10 8 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (1.73%) IBM Cloud
12 4 (0.99%) Azure Service Bus
12 4 (0.99%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.50%) Amazon ECS
14 2 (0.50%) Amazon EKS
14 2 (0.50%) Bitrise
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.68%) Internet
2 11 (2.72%) HTTP
3 9 (2.23%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.98%) Multicast
5 7 (1.73%) MQTT
6 3 (0.74%) DNS
7 2 (0.50%) Network Security
7 2 (0.50%) RTMP
8 1 (0.25%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.25%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (21.78%) PostgreSQL
2 58 (14.36%) Redis
3 50 (12.38%) NoSQL
4 39 (9.65%) Blockchain
5 36 (8.91%) MongoDB
6 32 (7.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 23 (5.69%) Big Data
8 16 (3.96%) CockroachDB
8 16 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (3.96%) FoundationDB
9 8 (1.98%) Geospatial Data
10 7 (1.73%) BigQuery
10 7 (1.73%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.49%) InfluxDB
12 5 (1.24%) SQL Server
13 4 (0.99%) LevelDB
13 4 (0.99%) MySQL
13 4 (0.99%) SQLite
14 3 (0.74%) Flink
15 1 (0.25%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 30 (7.43%) CircleCI
2 19 (4.70%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.96%) GitLab
3 16 (3.96%) PostCSS
4 12 (2.97%) Mocha
4 12 (2.97%) RSpec
4 12 (2.97%) Sinon.JS
5 10 (2.48%) Cypress.io
6 7 (1.73%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.49%) Selenium
8 4 (0.99%) JIRA
9 3 (0.74%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.50%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.50%) Snyk
11 1 (0.25%) Maven
11 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.25%) webpack
General
1 96 (23.76%) Finance
2 60 (14.85%) Banking
3 44 (10.89%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 34 (8.42%) Social Skills
5 29 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.72%) Advertising
6 11 (2.72%) Games
7 9 (2.23%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.49%) Marketing
10 5 (1.24%) Retail
11 4 (0.99%) Digital Economy
12 2 (0.50%) Legal
13 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.25%) Automotive
13 1 (0.25%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.25%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 96 (23.76%) Software Engineer
2 89 (22.03%) Developer
3 43 (10.64%) Senior Software Engineer
4 33 (8.17%) Backend Developer
5 25 (6.19%) DevOps Engineer
6 21 (5.20%) Software Developer
7 20 (4.95%) Full Stack Developer
8 19 (4.70%) Senior Developer
9 18 (4.46%) Python Developer
10 14 (3.47%) Blockchain Engineer
11 13 (3.22%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 11 (2.72%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 11 (2.72%) Python Engineer
13 10 (2.48%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 10 (2.48%) Azure Engineer
13 10 (2.48%) Senior Full Stack Developer
13 10 (2.48%) Technical Leader
14 9 (2.23%) C++ Developer
15 8 (1.98%) C++ Software Developer
15 8 (1.98%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (36.14%) React
2 114 (28.22%) Node.js
3 85 (21.04%) GraphQL
4 75 (18.56%) REST
5 52 (12.87%) gRPC
6 50 (12.38%) Protocol Buffers
7 47 (11.63%) .NET
8 42 (10.40%) Vue.js
9 41 (10.15%) React Native
10 31 (7.67%) .NET Framework
10 31 (7.67%) AngularJS
11 30 (7.43%) RESTful
12 29 (7.18%) RabbitMQ
13 27 (6.68%) .NET Core
14 25 (6.19%) CSS
15 24 (5.94%) Kafka
16 21 (5.20%) Redux
16 21 (5.20%) Web Services
17 20 (4.95%) Apollo GraphQL
17 20 (4.95%) Smart Contracts
Miscellaneous
1 59 (14.60%) User Experience
2 51 (12.62%) Algorithms
3 29 (7.18%) Virtual Team
4 24 (5.94%) Greenfield Project
5 19 (4.70%) Data Structures
6 16 (3.96%) Blog
7 15 (3.71%) Data Centre
7 15 (3.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (3.71%) Video\Live Streaming
8 14 (3.47%) Music Streaming
9 13 (3.22%) Mobile App
10 12 (2.97%) Cloud Native
11 8 (1.98%) NHS
12 6 (1.49%) Public Cloud
13 5 (1.24%) Industry 4.0
13 5 (1.24%) Legacy Systems
13 5 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
13 5 (1.24%) Raspberry Pi
14 4 (0.99%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 118 (29.21%) Linux
2 13 (3.22%) Windows
3 12 (2.97%) Unix
4 10 (2.48%) Android
5 9 (2.23%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.50%) CentOS
6 2 (0.50%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.25%) Debian
7 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (44.80%) Software Engineering
2 116 (28.71%) Microservices
3 90 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (19.31%) TDD
5 73 (18.07%) Analytics
5 73 (18.07%) DevOps
5 73 (18.07%) Fintech
6 71 (17.57%) Open Source
7 70 (17.33%) Computer Science
8 65 (16.09%) Infrastructure as Code
9 56 (13.86%) Mentoring
10 48 (11.88%) Full Stack Development
11 45 (11.14%) Observability
12 43 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
13 39 (9.65%) Data Pipeline
13 39 (9.65%) Design Thinking
13 39 (9.65%) Unit Testing
14 37 (9.16%) Continuous Improvement
14 37 (9.16%) Machine Learning
15 35 (8.66%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 236 (58.42%) Python
2 209 (51.73%) Go
3 132 (32.67%) TypeScript
4 128 (31.68%) C++
5 117 (28.96%) JavaScript
6 108 (26.73%) Java
7 81 (20.05%) C#
8 78 (19.31%) SQL
9 43 (10.64%) C
10 38 (9.41%) Ruby
11 36 (8.91%) ES6
12 33 (8.17%) Scala
13 29 (7.18%) Elm
14 22 (5.45%) Clojure
15 18 (4.46%) Haskell
16 15 (3.71%) Elixir
17 13 (3.22%) Lua
17 13 (3.22%) Solidity
18 10 (2.48%) Bash Shell
19 9 (2.23%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 73 (18.07%) Degree
2 47 (11.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.24%) Master's Degree
4 3 (0.74%) CEH
4 3 (0.74%) CISM
4 3 (0.74%) CISSP
4 3 (0.74%) GCFE
4 3 (0.74%) GIAC
4 3 (0.74%) GISP
4 3 (0.74%) GSEC
5 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (9.65%) PSD2
2 19 (4.70%) QA
3 14 (3.47%) SLA
4 5 (1.24%) Accessibility
System Software
1 173 (42.82%) Docker
2 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 195 (48.27%) Kubernetes
2 132 (32.67%) Terraform
3 60 (14.85%) Prometheus
4 43 (10.64%) Grafana
5 23 (5.69%) Ansible
6 9 (2.23%) Packer
7 3 (0.74%) QRadar
Vendors
1 59 (14.60%) Google
2 14 (3.47%) Spotify
3 8 (1.98%) Apple
3 8 (1.98%) Huawei
3 8 (1.98%) IBM
3 8 (1.98%) Oracle
4 6 (1.49%) TOWER Software
5 4 (0.99%) Palantir
6 3 (0.74%) CA
6 3 (0.74%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.74%) New Relic
6 3 (0.74%) Splunk
7 2 (0.50%) Confluent
7 2 (0.50%) Veracode
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe
8 1 (0.25%) LexisNexis