Period
to 15 January 2021

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 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Slack
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 582 739 824
Rank change year-on-year +157 +85 +111
Permanent jobs citing Slack 163 293 305
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.64% 0.69% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 189 219 183
Median annual salary £60,000 £64,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +16.36% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £33,412
90th Percentile £77,500 £83,750 £78,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,750 £60,000 £52,133
% change year-on-year -10.42% +15.09% -0.70%

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.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 25,463 42,262 39,245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.76% 33.43% 25.96%
Number of salaries quoted 21,497 34,765 31,754
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +6.80%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £91,250 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 15 January 2021.

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 15 January 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 +157 158 £60,000 -7.69% 29
London +198 109 £60,000 -14.29% 12
Work from Home -16 59 £65,000 -7.14% 9
UK excluding London +96 46 £53,750 -10.42% 21
North of England +70 18 £47,500 -20.83% 4
Yorkshire +62 17 £47,500 -20.83% 3
Midlands +82 8 £75,000 +42.86% 4
South West +75 8 £42,500 -15.00% 5
South East +101 7 £62,500 -7.41% 2
East Midlands +57 6 £75,000 +36.36% 3
Scotland +49 3 £52,500 +5.00% 4
West Midlands +75 2 £74,000 +48.00% 1
East of England +105 1 - - 2
North West +56 1 £25,000 -50.00% 1
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, IT jobs citing Slack 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 Slack.

1 74 (45.40%) Azure
2 73 (44.79%) JIRA
3 70 (42.94%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (38.65%) Microsoft
5 60 (36.81%) AWS
6 50 (30.67%) JavaScript
7 44 (26.99%) Confluence
8 41 (25.15%) Python
9 39 (23.93%) Azure Active Directory
10 38 (23.31%) Skype
10 38 (23.31%) B2B
11 37 (22.70%) C#
11 37 (22.70%) Scrum
12 35 (21.47%) Puppet
12 35 (21.47%) Office 365
13 33 (20.25%) Ansible
13 33 (20.25%) Linux
14 32 (19.63%) .NET
14 32 (19.63%) Active Directory
14 32 (19.63%) Opscode Chef
15 31 (19.02%) DevOps
15 31 (19.02%) Fintech
16 30 (18.40%) User Experience
16 30 (18.40%) AngularJS
17 29 (17.79%) React
18 28 (17.18%) .NET Core
19 27 (16.56%) NoSQL
19 27 (16.56%) Microsoft Office
19 27 (16.56%) Git (software)
20 26 (15.95%) Google

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 44 (26.99%) Confluence
2 24 (14.72%) Skype for Business
3 8 (4.91%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.07%) Drupal
5 2 (1.23%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.23%) IIS
5 2 (1.23%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.61%) CMS
6 1 (0.61%) nginx
6 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (16.56%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (14.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) Figma
3 1 (0.61%) Flinto
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.61%) Sketch
3 1 (0.61%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 74 (45.40%) Azure
2 60 (36.81%) AWS
3 39 (23.93%) Azure Active Directory
4 35 (21.47%) Office 365
5 26 (15.95%) GCP
6 25 (15.34%) Route 53
7 16 (9.82%) GitHub
7 16 (9.82%) SaaS
7 16 (9.82%) Serverless
8 11 (6.75%) G Suite
9 9 (5.52%) Mavenlink
9 9 (5.52%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 9 (5.52%) Trello
10 8 (4.91%) npm
11 7 (4.29%) PaaS
12 6 (3.68%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (3.68%) Amazon S3
12 6 (3.68%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (3.68%) IaaS
13 5 (3.07%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 38 (23.31%) Skype
2 26 (15.95%) DNS
3 25 (15.34%) DHCP
3 25 (15.34%) VPN
4 24 (14.72%) BGP
4 24 (14.72%) Firewall
4 24 (14.72%) IPsec
4 24 (14.72%) LAN
4 24 (14.72%) MPLS
4 24 (14.72%) MRTG
4 24 (14.72%) Network Security
4 24 (14.72%) OSPF
4 24 (14.72%) RIP
4 24 (14.72%) SNMP
4 24 (14.72%) TACACS
4 24 (14.72%) VoIP
4 24 (14.72%) WAN
4 24 (14.72%) Wi-Fi
4 24 (14.72%) Wireless
4 24 (14.72%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.56%) NoSQL
2 20 (12.27%) SQL Server
3 13 (7.98%) MongoDB
4 12 (7.36%) MySQL
5 11 (6.75%) Relational Database
6 10 (6.13%) RDBMS
7 7 (4.29%) Redis
8 6 (3.68%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (2.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.61%) Power BI
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.61%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 73 (44.79%) JIRA
2 27 (16.56%) Git (software)
3 19 (11.66%) Octopus Deploy
4 17 (10.43%) Jenkins
5 13 (7.98%) Maven
5 13 (7.98%) TeamCity
6 10 (6.13%) Cucumber
7 9 (5.52%) Selenium
8 8 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (4.29%) CircleCI
9 7 (4.29%) Eclipse
9 7 (4.29%) JUnit
10 6 (3.68%) Appium
10 6 (3.68%) IntelliJ
10 6 (3.68%) JMeter
10 6 (3.68%) TestComplete
10 6 (3.68%) TestNG
10 6 (3.68%) Visual Studio
10 6 (3.68%) WebDriver
10 6 (3.68%) Zephyr
General
1 17 (10.43%) Marketing
2 15 (9.20%) Finance
3 10 (6.13%) Banking
4 8 (4.91%) Law
4 8 (4.91%) Retail Banking
5 6 (3.68%) Games
6 4 (2.45%) Local Government
6 4 (2.45%) Publishing
7 3 (1.84%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.23%) Advertising
8 2 (1.23%) Automotive
8 2 (1.23%) Legal
8 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.23%) Police
9 1 (0.61%) Billing
9 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (37.42%) Developer
2 24 (14.72%) Network Engineer
3 22 (13.50%) .NET Developer
4 16 (9.82%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (9.82%) C# Developer
5 14 (8.59%) Senior Developer
6 12 (7.36%) Senior Network Engineer
7 10 (6.13%) Azure Developer
7 10 (6.13%) F# Developer
8 9 (5.52%) Architect
8 9 (5.52%) Cloud Developer
8 9 (5.52%) Full Stack Developer
8 9 (5.52%) Project Manager
8 9 (5.52%) Salesforce Developer
9 7 (4.29%) Digital Project Manager
9 7 (4.29%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
9 7 (4.29%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
9 7 (4.29%) Mid-Level C# Developer
10 6 (3.68%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.68%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.63%) .NET
2 30 (18.40%) AngularJS
3 29 (17.79%) React
4 28 (17.18%) .NET Core
5 23 (14.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (12.27%) ASP.NET
6 20 (12.27%) REST
7 19 (11.66%) jQuery
8 17 (10.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (9.82%) RabbitMQ
10 13 (7.98%) Akka.NET
10 13 (7.98%) HATEOAS
11 11 (6.75%) Spring
11 11 (6.75%) Vue.js
12 10 (6.13%) XML
13 9 (5.52%) Gherkin
13 9 (5.52%) Node.js
13 9 (5.52%) RESTful
13 9 (5.52%) Spring Boot
14 8 (4.91%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.40%) User Experience
2 18 (11.04%) Mobile App
3 11 (6.75%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.45%) Cloud Native
5 4 (2.45%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.84%) Social Media
6 3 (1.84%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.23%) Blog
7 2 (1.23%) FMCG
7 2 (1.23%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.61%) Animation
8 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.61%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.61%) NHS
8 1 (0.61%) Photography
8 1 (0.61%) PlayStation
8 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.25%) Linux
2 25 (15.34%) Windows
3 24 (14.72%) Mac OS X
4 6 (3.68%) Unix
4 6 (3.68%) Windows 10
4 6 (3.68%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.45%) Android
6 4 (2.45%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.45%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.23%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (42.94%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (23.31%) B2B
3 37 (22.70%) Scrum
4 31 (19.02%) DevOps
4 31 (19.02%) Fintech
5 25 (15.34%) Identity Management
6 24 (14.72%) Network Monitoring
6 24 (14.72%) Performance Analysis
6 24 (14.72%) Security Monitoring
7 23 (14.11%) TDD
8 19 (11.66%) MVC
9 17 (10.43%) Domain-Driven Design
9 17 (10.43%) Thought Leadership
10 16 (9.82%) Microservices
10 16 (9.82%) Process Improvement
10 16 (9.82%) SDLC
11 15 (9.20%) Open Source
12 14 (8.59%) Capacity Planning
12 14 (8.59%) Mathematics
12 14 (8.59%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 50 (30.67%) JavaScript
2 41 (25.15%) Python
3 37 (22.70%) C#
4 18 (11.04%) SQL
5 17 (10.43%) Java
5 17 (10.43%) PowerShell
6 16 (9.82%) F#
7 12 (7.36%) Bash Shell
8 10 (6.13%) Ruby
9 9 (5.52%) Groovy
10 8 (4.91%) Kotlin
11 7 (4.29%) Java 8
11 7 (4.29%) Scala
12 5 (3.07%) C
12 5 (3.07%) TypeScript
13 4 (2.45%) Go
13 4 (2.45%) Google Apps Script
14 2 (1.23%) PHP
14 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (14.72%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (7.36%) CCNA
2 12 (7.36%) CCNP
2 12 (7.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 8 (4.91%) Degree
4 4 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.45%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.45%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.23%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.61%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.91%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) GDPR
3 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (19.63%) Active Directory
2 25 (15.34%) Docker
3 4 (2.45%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 35 (21.47%) Puppet
2 33 (20.25%) Ansible
3 32 (19.63%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (14.72%) Nagios
5 23 (14.11%) Kubernetes
6 15 (9.20%) Terraform
7 12 (7.36%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (3.68%) SCCM
9 4 (2.45%) MIIS
10 3 (1.84%) Capistrano
11 2 (1.23%) Jamf Pro
12 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 63 (38.65%) Microsoft
2 26 (15.95%) Google
3 25 (15.34%) Cisco
4 24 (14.72%) Avaya
4 24 (14.72%) Palo Alto
4 24 (14.72%) Riverbed
5 16 (9.82%) Atlassian
6 11 (6.75%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (5.52%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 7 (4.29%) Apple
8 7 (4.29%) Oracle
9 4 (2.45%) Okta
10 3 (1.84%) New Relic
10 3 (1.84%) Splunk
11 2 (1.23%) Facebook
11 2 (1.23%) HubSpot
11 2 (1.23%) Netskope
11 2 (1.23%) Pinterest
12 1 (0.61%) AppDynamics
12 1 (0.61%) PayPal