Period
to 22 August 2017

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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Slack
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1032 1152 1301
Rank change year-on-year +120 +149 -
Permanent jobs citing Slack 155 88 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.045% 0.006%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.51% 0.37% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 107 74 11
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £70,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - -8.57% -

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

Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 30151 23607 19148
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.13% 11.98% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 24735 19954 15493
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Slack
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Slack in the UK

Slack
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Slack.

Salary trend for Slack in the UK

Slack
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Slack over the 6 months to 22 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Slack in the UK

Slack
Top 14 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 August 2017. 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 +124 144 £55,000 - 20
London +63 94 £57,500 +4.55% 6
UK excluding London +79 54 £40,000 - 17
North of England -7 14 £28,500 -36.67% 5
South West +5 13 £47,500 +46.15% 1
South East +83 11 £29,000 -44.76% 8
Yorkshire +29 11 £28,000 +1.82% 2
Midlands +37 6 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 6 £55,000 -
Northern Ireland - 6 £12,500 - 1
Scotland - 3 £39,000 - 2
North West -28 2 £44,500 -15.24% 3
North East - 1 £37,500 -
East of England - 1 £31,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 August 2017, IT jobs citing Slack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Slack.

1 59 (38.06%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (37.42%) GitHub
3 52 (33.55%) JIRA
4 43 (27.74%) Java
5 42 (27.10%) Scrum
5 42 (27.10%) TDD
6 41 (26.45%) Test Automation
6 41 (26.45%) Finance
7 40 (25.81%) DevOps
8 39 (25.16%) C#
9 37 (23.87%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (23.87%) Retail
10 36 (23.23%) Google
10 36 (23.23%) Jenkins
11 35 (22.58%) G Suite
11 35 (22.58%) PHP
11 35 (22.58%) JavaScript
12 34 (21.94%) Python
13 33 (21.29%) Software Engineering
14 32 (20.65%) Trello
15 30 (19.35%) BDD
16 29 (18.71%) Office 365
16 29 (18.71%) Software Testing
16 29 (18.71%) Selenium
16 29 (18.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 28 (18.06%) Kanban
17 28 (18.06%) Ruby
17 28 (18.06%) Cucumber
18 27 (17.42%) C
19 25 (16.13%) DSDM

Slack
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 16 (10.32%) Confluence
2 14 (9.03%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (5.81%) Apache
3 9 (5.81%) Apache Solr
3 9 (5.81%) nginx
4 7 (4.52%) WordPress
5 4 (2.58%) CMS
5 4 (2.58%) Joomla!
5 4 (2.58%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.94%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.29%) SilverStripe
8 1 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.65%) Drupal
8 1 (0.65%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.65%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.65%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (4.52%) Campfire
2 3 (1.94%) InVision
2 3 (1.94%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.65%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 58 (37.42%) GitHub
2 35 (22.58%) G Suite
3 32 (20.65%) Trello
4 29 (18.71%) Office 365
5 24 (15.48%) SaaS
6 18 (11.61%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (8.39%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (8.39%) Sumo Logic
8 12 (7.74%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (4.52%) Asana
10 6 (3.87%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (2.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (2.58%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (2.58%) Amazon Kinesis
11 4 (2.58%) CloudFront
11 4 (2.58%) Fastly
12 3 (1.94%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 3 (1.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (1.94%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (1.94%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.81%) Firewall
2 8 (5.16%) Skype
3 7 (4.52%) IP Telephony
3 7 (4.52%) ISDN
3 7 (4.52%) LAN
3 7 (4.52%) Unified Communications
3 7 (4.52%) WAN
3 7 (4.52%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (4.52%) Wireless
4 5 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.58%) HTTP
6 3 (1.94%) SSH
7 2 (1.29%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.65%) ATM
8 1 (0.65%) DNS
8 1 (0.65%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.65%) ICMP
8 1 (0.65%) Internet
8 1 (0.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.97%) MySQL
2 16 (10.32%) Redis
3 8 (5.16%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (4.52%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.87%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.87%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.29%) Big Data
7 2 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.29%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (1.29%) OLTP
8 1 (0.65%) Aerospike
8 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.65%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.65%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 52 (33.55%) JIRA
2 36 (23.23%) Jenkins
3 29 (18.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 29 (18.71%) Selenium
4 28 (18.06%) Cucumber
5 25 (16.13%) Git (software)
5 25 (16.13%) SoapUI
6 18 (11.61%) Appium
6 18 (11.61%) Buildbot
6 18 (11.61%) Ranorex
7 12 (7.74%) JMeter
8 9 (5.81%) Vagrant
8 9 (5.81%) WATIR
9 8 (5.16%) Artifactory
9 8 (5.16%) CircleCI
9 8 (5.16%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (5.16%) TeamCity
10 7 (4.52%) HP UFT
10 7 (4.52%) LoadRunner
10 7 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (26.45%) Finance
2 37 (23.87%) Retail
3 9 (5.81%) Marketing
4 8 (5.16%) Banking
4 8 (5.16%) Retail Banking
5 7 (4.52%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.58%) Advertising
7 3 (1.94%) Back Office
8 2 (1.29%) Games
8 2 (1.29%) Publishing
9 1 (0.65%) Billing
9 1 (0.65%) Electronics
9 1 (0.65%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 56 (36.13%) Developer
2 28 (18.06%) Consultant
3 17 (10.97%) Analyst
4 14 (9.03%) Technical Consultant
5 13 (8.39%) Senior Developer
6 12 (7.74%) Full Stack Developer
7 11 (7.10%) Project Manager
8 10 (6.45%) .NET Developer
8 10 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
8 10 (6.45%) Software Developer
8 10 (6.45%) Test Analyst
9 9 (5.81%) PHP Developer
10 8 (5.16%) Digital Project Manager
10 8 (5.16%) HTML CSS Developer
10 8 (5.16%) HTML Developer
11 7 (4.52%) Digital Innovation Manager
11 7 (4.52%) Support Engineer
11 7 (4.52%) Technology Consultant
11 7 (4.52%) Web Developer
12 6 (3.87%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.48%) CSS
1 24 (15.48%) HTML
2 22 (14.19%) Node.js
3 20 (12.90%) jQuery
4 18 (11.61%) .NET
5 15 (9.68%) AngularJS
5 15 (9.68%) React
6 10 (6.45%) HTML5
6 10 (6.45%) Laravel
6 10 (6.45%) RESTful
7 9 (5.81%) ASP.NET
7 9 (5.81%) OAuth
7 9 (5.81%) Vue.js
7 9 (5.81%) Web Services
8 8 (5.16%) LAMP
9 7 (4.52%) .NET Framework
9 7 (4.52%) Entity Framework
10 6 (3.87%) Ajax
10 6 (3.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (3.87%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.61%) User Experience
2 14 (9.03%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.16%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.52%) Virtual Team
5 6 (3.87%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.23%) Fintech
7 4 (2.58%) CMDB
7 4 (2.58%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (2.58%) Social Media
8 2 (1.29%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.29%) iPhone
8 2 (1.29%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) Blog
9 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.65%) Contactless
9 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.65%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (0.65%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.26%) Linux
2 12 (7.74%) Apple iOS
3 9 (5.81%) Mac OS
4 7 (4.52%) Windows
5 4 (2.58%) Unix
6 3 (1.94%) Android
6 3 (1.94%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (38.06%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (27.10%) Scrum
2 42 (27.10%) TDD
3 41 (26.45%) Test Automation
4 40 (25.81%) DevOps
5 37 (23.87%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (21.29%) Software Engineering
7 30 (19.35%) BDD
8 29 (18.71%) Software Testing
9 28 (18.06%) Kanban
10 25 (16.13%) DSDM
11 23 (14.84%) Pair Programming
12 18 (11.61%) MVC
13 17 (10.97%) Mentoring
13 17 (10.97%) Project Management
14 16 (10.32%) SDLC
14 16 (10.32%) Time Management
14 16 (10.32%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (9.03%) OO
15 14 (9.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (27.74%) Java
2 39 (25.16%) C#
3 35 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 35 (22.58%) PHP
4 34 (21.94%) Python
5 28 (18.06%) Ruby
6 27 (17.42%) C
7 20 (12.90%) SQL
8 19 (12.26%) C++
8 19 (12.26%) Scala
9 9 (5.81%) PHP 5
9 9 (5.81%) PHP 7
10 5 (3.23%) Perl
10 5 (3.23%) XPath
11 3 (1.94%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.29%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.29%) ECMAScript
12 2 (1.29%) ES6
12 2 (1.29%) F#
12 2 (1.29%) Go
Qualifications
1 12 (7.74%) Degree
2 6 (3.87%) ACSP
3 4 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.58%) Postgraduate
4 3 (1.94%) ACSA
4 3 (1.94%) ACTC
5 2 (1.29%) ACMT
6 1 (0.65%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.65%) MCSE
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.65%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.87%) QA
2 4 (2.58%) GDPR
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (11.61%) Docker
2 3 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.65%) zsh
Systems Management
1 19 (12.26%) Puppet
2 13 (8.39%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.52%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (2.58%) Ansible
4 4 (2.58%) Nagios
4 4 (2.58%) Salt
4 4 (2.58%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.29%) cPanel
5 2 (1.29%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (1.29%) Terraform
6 1 (0.65%) Grafana
6 1 (0.65%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.65%) Kibana
6 1 (0.65%) logstash
6 1 (0.65%) Marathon
6 1 (0.65%) Mesos
6 1 (0.65%) Packer
Vendors
1 36 (23.23%) Google
2 20 (12.90%) Splunk
3 16 (10.32%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (8.39%) New Relic
4 13 (8.39%) PagerDuty
5 8 (5.16%) Zend
6 7 (4.52%) AppDynamics
6 7 (4.52%) Apple
6 7 (4.52%) HP
7 6 (3.87%) Atlassian
7 6 (3.87%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.58%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.58%) Sophos
8 4 (2.58%) Telerik
9 3 (1.94%) Adobe
9 3 (1.94%) Facebook
9 3 (1.94%) Twitter
10 2 (1.29%) Cisco
10 2 (1.29%) Oracle
10 2 (1.29%) VMware