Slack
UK

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Slack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Slack over the 6 months to 22 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
22 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 729 729 597
Rank change year-on-year 0 -132 +44
Permanent jobs citing Slack 87 284 640
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.26% 0.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.29% 0.58% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 63 59 156
10th Percentile £34,150 £40,182 £36,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £50,625 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £70,000 £66,250
Median % change year-on-year -28.57% +5.66% +20.45%
75th Percentile £77,109 £78,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,784 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -12.03% -9.52% +7.69%

All Cloud Skills
UK

Slack is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 30,111 48,763 65,045
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 38.55% 43.95% 46.77%
Number of salaries quoted 23,892 32,286 42,139
10th Percentile £31,250 £34,750 £33,250
25th Percentile £41,463 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% +4.35%
75th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £101,250 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Slack
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Slack in the UK

Slack
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Slack in the UK

Slack
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Slack over the 6 months to 22 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Slack in the UK

Slack
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Slack within the UK over the 6 months to 22 February 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
UK excluding London +18 59 £41,784 -12.03% 18
England +24 56 £55,000 -26.67% 53
Work from Home +1 52 £41,067 -45.24% 31
London +114 22 £65,000 -13.33% 33
Scotland -2 21 £37,500 -41.86% 2
North of England +43 16 £100,000 +81.82% 7
Yorkshire +94 9 £100,000 +81.82% 1
South West +32 9 £37,500 +0.73% 2
Wales +10 6 £41,067 - 1
South East +80 5 £42,500 -30.04% 4
North West +17 5 £37,500 -6.25% 5
North East -7 2 £62,783 - 1
East of England +32 1 £47,500 - 1
Midlands +16 1 £35,000 -26.32% 2
East Midlands +9 1 £35,000 -

Slack
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 24 (27.59%) Confluence
2 21 (24.14%) Apache Spark
3 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Exchange
4 9 (10.34%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.30%) CMS
5 2 (2.30%) WordPress
6 1 (1.15%) Apache
6 1 (1.15%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (17.24%) Trello
2 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (6.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Shopify
2 2 (2.30%) Eikon
3 1 (1.15%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 39 (44.83%) AWS
2 29 (33.33%) GCP
3 27 (31.03%) SaaS
4 21 (24.14%) Azure
4 21 (24.14%) Miro
5 20 (22.99%) Amazon S3
5 20 (22.99%) Amazon SQS
5 20 (22.99%) Google Docs
5 20 (22.99%) Lucidchart
6 17 (19.54%) WhatsApp
7 15 (17.24%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (14.94%) Microsoft 365
9 9 (10.34%) Entra ID
10 7 (8.05%) OneDrive
11 4 (4.60%) Azure DevOps
11 4 (4.60%) Basecamp
12 3 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (3.45%) Google Play
12 3 (3.45%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.64%) Firewall
2 8 (9.20%) DNS
3 7 (8.05%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.05%) VLAN
3 7 (8.05%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (6.90%) SAN
5 4 (4.60%) VPN
6 3 (3.45%) HTTPS
6 3 (3.45%) SSL
7 1 (1.15%) Internet
7 1 (1.15%) LAN
7 1 (1.15%) NAS
7 1 (1.15%) VoIP
7 1 (1.15%) WAN
7 1 (1.15%) Wireless
7 1 (1.15%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.14%) Big Data
1 21 (24.14%) Elasticsearch
1 21 (24.14%) Redis
2 20 (22.99%) Hadoop
2 20 (22.99%) Scylla
3 9 (10.34%) NoSQL
4 8 (9.20%) Data Lake
4 8 (9.20%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.30%) MySQL
6 1 (1.15%) Metadata
6 1 (1.15%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 30 (34.48%) JIRA
2 13 (14.94%) Git
3 12 (13.79%) GitLab
4 9 (10.34%) JUnit
5 8 (9.20%) CircleCI
5 8 (9.20%) Cucumber
5 8 (9.20%) Jenkins
5 8 (9.20%) Selenium
6 3 (3.45%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.15%) Maven
7 1 (1.15%) TestRail
General
1 59 (67.82%) Social Skills
2 20 (22.99%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 18 (20.69%) Finance
4 9 (10.34%) Marketing
5 8 (9.20%) Banking
6 7 (8.05%) Legal
6 7 (8.05%) Public Sector
7 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (6.90%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.15%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (1.15%) Retail
8 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (24.14%) Software Engineer
2 20 (22.99%) Principal Engineer
2 20 (22.99%) Principal Software Engineer
3 14 (16.09%) Senior
4 12 (13.79%) Lead
5 11 (12.64%) Project Manager
6 10 (11.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (10.34%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (8.05%) Administrator
9 6 (6.90%) Collaboration Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) Developer
9 6 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) Senior Storage Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) Storage Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) IT Administrator
10 5 (5.75%) IT Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.44%) GraphQL
2 21 (24.14%) Kafka
3 8 (9.20%) RESTful
4 3 (3.45%) Apollo GraphQL
4 3 (3.45%) Jest
4 3 (3.45%) React Native
5 2 (2.30%) CSS
5 2 (2.30%) HTML
5 2 (2.30%) Laravel
6 1 (1.15%) CSS3
6 1 (1.15%) HTML5
6 1 (1.15%) LAMP
6 1 (1.15%) Node.js
6 1 (1.15%) REST
6 1 (1.15%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.14%) Algorithms
2 20 (22.99%) Data Structures
3 8 (9.20%) Cloud Native
3 8 (9.20%) Mobile App
3 8 (9.20%) Onboarding
4 6 (6.90%) Blackberry
4 6 (6.90%) BYOD
4 6 (6.90%) CMDB
4 6 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (4.60%) PMI
5 4 (4.60%) Reinsurance
6 3 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.45%) Robotics
7 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.30%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.15%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (1.15%) Social Media
8 1 (1.15%) Tandem
8 1 (1.15%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.74%) Windows
2 16 (18.39%) Apple iOS
3 14 (16.09%) Android
4 12 (13.79%) Mac OS
5 10 (11.49%) Linux
5 10 (11.49%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.45%) Amazon Linux
6 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.28%) Problem-Solving
2 24 (27.59%) Software Engineering
3 23 (26.44%) Project Management
4 22 (25.29%) User Experience
5 21 (24.14%) Cybersecurity
5 21 (24.14%) Data Science
6 20 (22.99%) Computer Security
6 20 (22.99%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 20 (22.99%) High Availability
6 20 (22.99%) Threat Intelligence
6 20 (22.99%) UX Research
7 18 (20.69%) Agile
7 18 (20.69%) DevOps
8 14 (16.09%) Migration
9 13 (14.94%) CI/CD
9 13 (14.94%) Mentoring
10 12 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (12.64%) Coaching
11 11 (12.64%) Service Management
12 10 (11.49%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.44%) Bash
1 23 (26.44%) Java
2 21 (24.14%) Python
3 20 (22.99%) Go
3 20 (22.99%) Scala
4 9 (10.34%) SQL
5 7 (8.05%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.30%) Kotlin
6 2 (2.30%) PHP
7 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (20.69%) Degree
2 9 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
2 9 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.60%) PMI Certification
4 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) GDPR
1 8 (9.20%) PSD2
2 7 (8.05%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.30%) QA
4 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.15%) SOC 2
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.30%) Docker
2 2 (2.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (24.14%) Kubernetes
2 9 (10.34%) Jamf Pro
2 9 (10.34%) Terraform
3 7 (8.05%) Ansible
3 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (8.05%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 35 (40.23%) Google
2 21 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 20 (22.99%) Dell
4 10 (11.49%) Apple
5 8 (9.20%) Duck Creek
6 4 (4.60%) Okta
7 3 (3.45%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.30%) Bloomberg
8 2 (2.30%) DocuSign
8 2 (2.30%) Ivanti
8 2 (2.30%) Salesforce
8 2 (2.30%) Trayport
9 1 (1.15%) Adobe
9 1 (1.15%) BEA
9 1 (1.15%) Cisco
9 1 (1.15%) CrowdStrike
9 1 (1.15%) Meraki
9 1 (1.15%) OneLogin
9 1 (1.15%) Spotify
9 1 (1.15%) WooCommerce