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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 22 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rust
UK
6 months to
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 519 723 834
Rank change year-on-year +204 +111 +186
Permanent jobs citing Rust 1,018 179 80
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.19% 0.086%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.14% 0.36% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 133 95 59
10th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £44,000
25th Percentile £53,750 £62,500 £51,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £75,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38% -3.70%
75th Percentile £127,500 £95,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £152,500 £115,250 £88,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -16.98%

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 89,629 50,379 51,136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.86% 54.72% 54.97%
Number of salaries quoted 43,870 39,076 42,459
10th Percentile £36,953 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,125 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 22 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Rust in the UK

Rust
Top 15 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 22 May 2022. 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 +144 763 £80,000 +6.67% 60
London +52 658 £92,500 +23.33% 33
Work from Home +108 559 £75,000 -21.05% 28
UK excluding London -77 101 £55,000 -8.33% 25
South East -57 42 £55,000 +25.71% 9
East of England -52 26 £55,000 -31.25% 8
Scotland -43 14 - -
North of England -77 10 £60,000 -9.43% 6
Yorkshire -52 6 £100,000 +185.71%
North West -66 4 £55,000 -24.14% 5
South West -29 3 £62,450 +13.55%
Midlands - 3 £100,000 - 2
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
West Midlands - 2 £100,000 -
East Midlands - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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.

1 575 (56.48%) Software Engineering
2 454 (44.60%) Kubernetes
3 433 (42.53%) Python
4 378 (37.13%) React
5 375 (36.84%) AWS
6 345 (33.89%) TypeScript
7 339 (33.30%) Go
8 321 (31.53%) JavaScript
9 317 (31.14%) Java
10 311 (30.55%) Docker
11 299 (29.37%) Node.js
12 277 (27.21%) Open Source
13 275 (27.01%) PostgreSQL
14 271 (26.62%) Agile
15 262 (25.74%) Microservices
16 255 (25.05%) GCP
17 253 (24.85%) Finance
18 235 (23.08%) Terraform
19 234 (22.99%) Git (software)
20 231 (22.69%) Linux
21 219 (21.51%) C++
22 201 (19.74%) Computer Science
23 200 (19.65%) Full Stack Development
24 194 (19.06%) Test Automation
25 193 (18.96%) GraphQL
26 190 (18.66%) User Experience
27 183 (17.98%) Pair Programming
28 181 (17.78%) Unit Testing
29 177 (17.39%) Degree
29 177 (17.39%) Blockchain

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 97 (9.53%) Elasticsearch
2 91 (8.94%) Ethereum
3 32 (3.14%) Apache Solr
4 29 (2.85%) Apache Airflow
5 23 (2.26%) CMS
5 23 (2.26%) OpenZeppelin
6 13 (1.28%) Headless CMS
7 11 (1.08%) Apache
8 10 (0.98%) Apache Spark
9 8 (0.79%) nginx
10 5 (0.49%) Confluence
11 3 (0.29%) Solana
12 2 (0.20%) Hyperledger
12 2 (0.20%) MetaMask
13 1 (0.098%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (2.95%) Sketch
2 13 (1.28%) Chatbot
3 8 (0.79%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.69%) Zeplin
5 3 (0.29%) Blender
5 3 (0.29%) Maya
Business Applications
1 11 (1.08%) Shopify
2 10 (0.98%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 375 (36.84%) AWS
2 255 (25.05%) GCP
3 151 (14.83%) GitHub
4 144 (14.15%) Serverless
5 126 (12.38%) Azure
6 78 (7.66%) Amazon ECS
6 78 (7.66%) GitHub Actions
7 70 (6.88%) Cloud Computing
7 70 (6.88%) Stripe
8 53 (5.21%) AWS Lambda
9 50 (4.91%) Pulumi
10 43 (4.22%) SaaS
11 30 (2.95%) AWS CloudFormation
12 19 (1.87%) Slack
13 16 (1.57%) AWS IoT
13 16 (1.57%) BrowserStack
14 13 (1.28%) Dialogflow
14 13 (1.28%) Fastly
14 13 (1.28%) Figma
15 12 (1.18%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.22%) Internet
2 38 (3.73%) HTTP
3 20 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.28%) X.509
5 10 (0.98%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
6 6 (0.59%) Broadband
6 6 (0.59%) DNS
6 6 (0.59%) RIP
7 5 (0.49%) Bluetooth
7 5 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.20%) FTP
8 2 (0.20%) Multicast
9 1 (0.098%) Anycast
9 1 (0.098%) BGP
9 1 (0.098%) Firewall
9 1 (0.098%) FIX Connectivity
9 1 (0.098%) IPv4
9 1 (0.098%) IPv6
9 1 (0.098%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (27.01%) PostgreSQL
2 110 (10.81%) Redis
3 106 (10.41%) Relational Database
4 91 (8.94%) NoSQL
5 56 (5.50%) RDBMS
6 49 (4.81%) MongoDB
7 46 (4.52%) MySQL
8 30 (2.95%) BigQuery
9 26 (2.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 25 (2.46%) HBase
11 24 (2.36%) SQL Server
12 20 (1.96%) InfluxDB
13 16 (1.57%) Big Data
14 9 (0.88%) Tableau
15 8 (0.79%) Amazon QuickSight
15 8 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
17 5 (0.49%) Delta Lake
17 5 (0.49%) Flink
17 5 (0.49%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 234 (22.99%) Git (software)
2 89 (8.74%) Jenkins
3 85 (8.35%) CircleCI
4 75 (7.37%) webpack
5 43 (4.22%) Cypress.io
6 35 (3.44%) GitLab
7 26 (2.55%) Storybook
8 17 (1.67%) Selenium
9 8 (0.79%) JIRA
10 7 (0.69%) Cucumber
10 7 (0.69%) gulp
10 7 (0.69%) Mocha
11 5 (0.49%) AppVeyor
11 5 (0.49%) Codeship
11 5 (0.49%) Jaeger
11 5 (0.49%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.098%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.098%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.098%) Visual Studio
General
1 253 (24.85%) Finance
2 129 (12.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 115 (11.30%) Banking
4 91 (8.94%) Social Skills
5 85 (8.35%) Games
6 55 (5.40%) Italian Language
7 50 (4.91%) Public Sector
8 41 (4.03%) Marketing
9 30 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
10 29 (2.85%) Legal
10 29 (2.85%) Tech for Good
11 16 (1.57%) Organisational Skills
11 16 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
12 15 (1.47%) Retail
13 12 (1.18%) Advertising
14 9 (0.88%) Aerospace
14 9 (0.88%) Avionics
15 8 (0.79%) Telecoms
16 7 (0.69%) Publishing
17 5 (0.49%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 435 (42.73%) Software Engineer
2 238 (23.38%) Developer
3 158 (15.52%) Senior Software Engineer
4 74 (7.27%) Full Stack Developer
5 61 (5.99%) Senior Developer
6 43 (4.22%) Technical Leader
7 42 (4.13%) DevOps Engineer
8 32 (3.14%) Integration Engineer
8 32 (3.14%) Python Engineer
8 32 (3.14%) Software Integration Engineer
9 30 (2.95%) Haskell Engineer
9 30 (2.95%) Site Engineer
9 30 (2.95%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 27 (2.65%) Backend Developer
10 27 (2.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 27 (2.65%) Software Developer
11 23 (2.26%) Senior Integration Engineer
12 19 (1.87%) Senior DevOps
12 19 (1.87%) Team Leader
12 19 (1.87%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 378 (37.13%) React
2 299 (29.37%) Node.js
3 193 (18.96%) GraphQL
4 153 (15.03%) CSS
5 126 (12.38%) HTML
6 123 (12.08%) Vue.js
7 112 (11.00%) gRPC
8 99 (9.72%) REST
9 98 (9.63%) .NET
10 84 (8.25%) Protocol Buffers
11 73 (7.17%) AngularJS
11 73 (7.17%) Smart Contracts
12 66 (6.48%) .NET Framework
13 61 (5.99%) Kafka
14 60 (5.89%) RabbitMQ
15 57 (5.60%) web3js
16 56 (5.50%) Apollo GraphQL
17 47 (4.62%) Redux
18 41 (4.03%) HTML5
19 39 (3.83%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 190 (18.66%) User Experience
2 177 (17.39%) Blockchain
3 138 (13.56%) Algorithms
4 79 (7.76%) Cardano
5 77 (7.56%) Renewable Energy
6 72 (7.07%) Blog
7 59 (5.80%) IoT
7 59 (5.80%) Legacy Code
8 58 (5.70%) Smart Energy
9 55 (5.40%) Data Structures
10 53 (5.21%) Grid Computing
11 47 (4.62%) Web3
12 45 (4.42%) Educational Technology
13 37 (3.63%) Mobile App
14 34 (3.34%) Virtual Team
15 23 (2.26%) Management Information System
16 22 (2.16%) Cloud Native
16 22 (2.16%) Graphic Design
16 22 (2.16%) W3C
17 19 (1.87%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 231 (22.69%) Linux
2 59 (5.80%) Embedded Linux
3 49 (4.81%) VMS
4 45 (4.42%) Unix
5 27 (2.65%) Windows
6 16 (1.57%) Mac OS
7 12 (1.18%) Apple iOS
8 10 (0.98%) Android
9 1 (0.098%) CentOS
9 1 (0.098%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.098%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.098%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 575 (56.48%) Software Engineering
2 277 (27.21%) Open Source
3 271 (26.62%) Agile
4 262 (25.74%) Microservices
5 201 (19.74%) Computer Science
6 200 (19.65%) Full Stack Development
7 194 (19.06%) Test Automation
8 183 (17.98%) Pair Programming
9 181 (17.78%) Unit Testing
10 175 (17.19%) Mentoring
11 172 (16.90%) DevOps
12 171 (16.80%) Infrastructure as Code
13 164 (16.11%) CI/CD
14 162 (15.91%) Functional Programming
15 153 (15.03%) TDD
16 145 (14.24%) Observability
17 142 (13.95%) Machine Learning
18 140 (13.75%) Fintech
19 98 (9.63%) Kanban
19 98 (9.63%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 433 (42.53%) Python
2 345 (33.89%) TypeScript
3 339 (33.30%) Go
4 321 (31.53%) JavaScript
5 317 (31.14%) Java
6 219 (21.51%) C++
7 172 (16.90%) SQL
8 170 (16.70%) C#
9 145 (14.24%) Haskell
10 127 (12.48%) Scala
11 126 (12.38%) C
12 82 (8.06%) Elm
13 76 (7.47%) Solidity
14 63 (6.19%) Ruby
15 42 (4.13%) ES6
16 37 (3.63%) Kotlin
17 28 (2.75%) Bash
18 27 (2.65%) Lua
19 25 (2.46%) Shell Script
20 17 (1.67%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 177 (17.39%) Degree
2 139 (13.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (1.87%) PhD
4 11 (1.08%) Master's Degree
5 10 (0.98%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 9 (0.88%) ISEB
6 9 (0.88%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.49%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.29%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.29%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.098%) CCIE
9 1 (0.098%) CCNA
9 1 (0.098%) CCNP
9 1 (0.098%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.098%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.098%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.098%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (8.74%) QA
2 60 (5.89%) SLA
3 36 (3.54%) Accessibility
4 16 (1.57%) PSD2
5 1 (0.098%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.098%) NIST
System Software
1 311 (30.55%) Docker
2 42 (4.13%) Virtual Machines
3 18 (1.77%) Firmware
4 9 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.79%) LXC
Systems Management
1 454 (44.60%) Kubernetes
2 235 (23.08%) Terraform
3 78 (7.66%) Grafana
4 69 (6.78%) Prometheus
5 23 (2.26%) Ansible
6 15 (1.47%) Argo
7 11 (1.08%) Consul
8 5 (0.49%) Packer
9 1 (0.098%) systemd
Vendors
1 150 (14.73%) Google
2 22 (2.16%) New Relic
3 21 (2.06%) Twitter
4 16 (1.57%) Apple
4 16 (1.57%) TOWER Software
5 12 (1.18%) ConsenSys
5 12 (1.18%) Microsoft
5 12 (1.18%) Monax
6 11 (1.08%) Huawei
6 11 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (0.88%) HubSpot
7 9 (0.88%) VMware
8 8 (0.79%) Brandwatch
9 7 (0.69%) Facebook
9 7 (0.69%) Instagram
10 5 (0.49%) Databricks
10 5 (0.49%) Okta
11 2 (0.20%) SAP
11 2 (0.20%) Spotify
12 1 (0.098%) Oracle