Period
to 22 October 2020

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 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Rust
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 600 979 1076
Rank change year-on-year +379 +97 +98
Permanent jobs citing Rust 88 85 105
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.062% 0.064%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.30% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90 50 85
Median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £44,625 £43,250
90th Percentile £96,375 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +18.18% +4.76% -6.25%

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 29,030 73,197 91,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 59.28% 53.51% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 24,643 60,061 76,192
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Rust in the UK

Rust
Top 10 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 October 2020. 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 +380 84 £75,000 -7.69% 37
London +240 50 £85,000 - 25
UK excluding London +347 36 £65,000 +18.18% 12
South East - 17 £57,500 - 4
East of England +152 13 £75,000 +15.38% 2
Work from Home +26 8 £60,000 +9.09% 15
Scotland +92 4 £87,500 +75.00%
Midlands +116 1 £60,000 - 1
West Midlands +88 1 £60,000 - 1
South West - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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 61 (69.32%) Python
2 56 (63.64%) Docker
3 48 (54.55%) Java
4 44 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (42.05%) JavaScript
6 31 (35.23%) Go
6 31 (35.23%) Microservices
7 30 (34.09%) C++
8 28 (31.82%) AWS
9 27 (30.68%) Linux
10 26 (29.55%) Scala
11 25 (28.41%) Clojure
11 25 (28.41%) Pair Programming
12 24 (27.27%) Haskell
13 23 (26.14%) TypeScript
13 23 (26.14%) Machine Learning
13 23 (26.14%) Kubernetes
14 22 (25.00%) Node.js
14 22 (25.00%) Software Engineering
15 21 (23.86%) Elixir
15 21 (23.86%) Algorithms
15 21 (23.86%) Kotlin
16 20 (22.73%) Ansible
17 19 (21.59%) Functional Programming
17 19 (21.59%) Serverless
17 19 (21.59%) Ruby
18 18 (20.45%) Erlang
18 18 (20.45%) TDD
18 18 (20.45%) Kafka
18 18 (20.45%) DevOps

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 13 (14.77%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (9.09%) Apache Spark
3 7 (7.95%) Apache
4 4 (4.55%) Confluence
4 4 (4.55%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.14%) Anypoint
5 1 (1.14%) Traefik
Cloud Services
1 28 (31.82%) AWS
2 19 (21.59%) Serverless
3 14 (15.91%) Azure
4 10 (11.36%) AWS Lambda
4 10 (11.36%) GCP
5 5 (5.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.14%) CloudFront
8 1 (1.14%) Heroku
8 1 (1.14%) PaaS
8 1 (1.14%) Route 53
8 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) HTTP
2 1 (1.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.05%) NoSQL
2 14 (15.91%) MongoDB
3 11 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (7.95%) Redis
5 6 (6.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (6.82%) Apache Ignite
5 6 (6.82%) CouchDB
5 6 (6.82%) Flink
6 3 (3.41%) MySQL
7 2 (2.27%) Blockchain
8 1 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.14%) Big Data
8 1 (1.14%) KDB
8 1 (1.14%) Kdb+
8 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (13.64%) CircleCI
2 11 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.09%) GitLab
4 6 (6.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (6.82%) TeamCity
4 6 (6.82%) Travis CI
5 5 (5.68%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 7 (7.95%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Banking
3 2 (2.27%) Electronics
4 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (54.55%) Developer
2 12 (13.64%) Full Stack Developer
2 12 (13.64%) Python Developer
3 11 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 10 (11.36%) Senior Developer
5 8 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Python Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Engineering Manager
7 5 (5.68%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Linux Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Research Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Software Engineering Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Software Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Technical Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Technical Leader
9 3 (3.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (3.41%) Java Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.00%) Node.js
2 18 (20.45%) Kafka
2 18 (20.45%) React
2 18 (20.45%) Vue.js
3 17 (19.32%) Apache Cordova
3 17 (19.32%) Ember.js
3 17 (19.32%) Ionic Framework
3 17 (19.32%) NativeScript
3 17 (19.32%) React Native
4 16 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 16 (18.18%) PhoneGap
5 14 (15.91%) Web Services
6 13 (14.77%) Backbone.js
7 10 (11.36%) REST
8 8 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (4.55%) Apache Flex
9 4 (4.55%) GraphQL
9 4 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (4.55%) TensorFlow
10 3 (3.41%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.86%) Algorithms
2 11 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 10 (11.36%) Data Structures
4 9 (10.23%) Public Cloud
5 8 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (4.55%) Cyberattack
7 3 (3.41%) Cloud Native
8 2 (2.27%) Renewable Energy
8 2 (2.27%) User Experience
9 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.68%) Linux
2 4 (4.55%) CentOS
2 4 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (35.23%) Microservices
3 25 (28.41%) Pair Programming
4 23 (26.14%) Machine Learning
5 22 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 19 (21.59%) Functional Programming
7 18 (20.45%) DevOps
7 18 (20.45%) TDD
8 15 (17.05%) Computer Science
9 14 (15.91%) Infrastructure as Code
10 13 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (13.64%) Front End Development
12 10 (11.36%) Mobile Application Development
13 9 (10.23%) Cybersecurity
14 8 (9.09%) Mentoring
15 7 (7.95%) Artificial Intelligence
15 7 (7.95%) Capacity Planning
15 7 (7.95%) Performance Measurement
15 7 (7.95%) Problem-Solving
15 7 (7.95%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 61 (69.32%) Python
2 48 (54.55%) Java
3 37 (42.05%) JavaScript
4 31 (35.23%) Go
5 30 (34.09%) C++
6 26 (29.55%) Scala
7 25 (28.41%) Clojure
8 24 (27.27%) Haskell
9 23 (26.14%) TypeScript
10 21 (23.86%) Elixir
10 21 (23.86%) Kotlin
11 19 (21.59%) Ruby
12 18 (20.45%) Erlang
13 15 (17.05%) SQL
14 9 (10.23%) C
15 7 (7.95%) F#
16 5 (5.68%) C#
17 4 (4.55%) ML
18 3 (3.41%) PyPy
18 3 (3.41%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (11.36%) Degree
2 8 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (6.82%) PhD
4 2 (2.27%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.14%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 56 (63.64%) Docker
2 4 (4.55%) LXC
Systems Management
1 23 (26.14%) Kubernetes
2 20 (22.73%) Ansible
3 18 (20.45%) Terraform
4 13 (14.77%) Puppet
5 6 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (5.68%) New Relic
2 3 (3.41%) Google
3 1 (1.14%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle
3 1 (1.14%) Sybase