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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Slack
UK
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 803 936 983
Rank change year-on-year +133 +47  
Permanent jobs citing Slack 77 32 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.031% 0.003%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.56% 0.27% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 44 28 3
Median salary £46,250 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.90% +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £73,000 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -23.80% +10.52%  

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 13747 11887 9492
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.77% 11.50% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 11419 9994 7587
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Slack
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Slack as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Slack in the UK

Slack
Top 28 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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +137 76 £47,500 -13.63% 12
London +90 49 £57,500 +4.54% 8
South West - 10 £40,000 - 1
Bristol - 7 £40,000 - 1
South East +66 6 £29,000 -44.76% 1
West Yorkshire +26 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +16 2 - - 1
Leeds +15 2 - - 1
Hastings - 2 £29,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £37,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £29,000 -
Worthing - 2 £29,000 -
Tewkesbury - 2 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £35,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £29,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £55,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 £37,500 -
North East - 2 £37,500 -
City of London +34 1 £57,500 -28.12%
Buckinghamshire +8 1 - -
Milton Keynes +6 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £39,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £47,500 -
Surrey - 1 £45,000 -
Swindon - 1 £47,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £55,000 - 1
Dundee - 1 £39,000 - 1
Coventry - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 85 (54.49%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (40.38%) Python
3 58 (37.18%) Java
3 58 (37.18%) Scrum
4 57 (36.54%) DevOps
5 56 (35.90%) Google
6 48 (30.77%) TDD
7 45 (28.85%) Retail
7 45 (28.85%) JavaScript
7 45 (28.85%) Amazon AWS
8 44 (28.21%) Ruby
8 44 (28.21%) Web Services
9 41 (26.28%) Selenium
10 40 (25.64%) Jenkins
11 39 (25.00%) Office 365
11 39 (25.00%) Linux
11 39 (25.00%) C#
12 38 (24.36%) Finance
12 38 (24.36%) Kanban
12 38 (24.36%) Software Engineering
12 38 (24.36%) BDD
13 37 (23.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 36 (23.08%) Software Testing
14 36 (23.08%) G Suite
15 35 (22.44%) JIRA
15 35 (22.44%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (22.44%) HTML
15 35 (22.44%) PHP
15 35 (22.44%) DSDM
16 34 (21.79%) CSS

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 15 (9.62%) CMS
2 7 (4.49%) Confluence
3 6 (3.85%) Hubot
4 4 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.28%) Apache
5 2 (1.28%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.28%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.64%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.64%) Ethereum
6 1 (0.64%) nginx
6 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Campfire
1 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 45 (28.85%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (25.00%) Office 365
3 36 (23.08%) G Suite
4 24 (15.38%) SaaS
5 22 (14.10%) GitHub
6 20 (12.82%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (7.69%) Sumo Logic
9 9 (5.77%) Trello
10 4 (2.56%) Yammer
11 2 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (1.28%) Asana
11 2 (1.28%) Dropbox
12 1 (0.64%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 1 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.64%) Google Drive
12 1 (0.64%) Google Play
12 1 (0.64%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.33%) Internet
1 13 (8.33%) LAN
1 13 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.92%) HTTP
3 3 (1.92%) SSH
4 2 (1.28%) DHCP
4 2 (1.28%) DNS
4 2 (1.28%) IPsec
4 2 (1.28%) Skype
4 2 (1.28%) SSL
4 2 (1.28%) VoIP
4 2 (1.28%) VPN
4 2 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.67%) MySQL
2 15 (9.62%) Redis
3 14 (8.97%) MongoDB
3 14 (8.97%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.92%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.28%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.64%) Big Data
6 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (26.28%) Selenium
2 40 (25.64%) Jenkins
3 37 (23.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 35 (22.44%) JIRA
5 34 (21.79%) Cucumber
6 33 (21.15%) SoapUI
7 21 (13.46%) Appium
7 21 (13.46%) Buildbot
7 21 (13.46%) Ranorex
8 20 (12.82%) Git (software)
8 20 (12.82%) JMeter
9 18 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (7.69%) LoadRunner
11 10 (6.41%) WATIR
12 9 (5.77%) TeamCity
13 8 (5.13%) Bitbucket
13 8 (5.13%) Gatling
13 8 (5.13%) HP UFT
13 8 (5.13%) NeoLoad
13 8 (5.13%) WebLOAD
General
1 45 (28.85%) Retail
2 38 (24.36%) Finance
3 14 (8.97%) Games
4 10 (6.41%) Marketing
5 7 (4.49%) Banking
6 4 (2.56%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.92%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.64%) Back Office
8 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (33.33%) Developer
2 37 (23.72%) Consultant
3 22 (14.10%) Test Consultant
4 18 (11.54%) Technical Consultant
5 16 (10.26%) ServiceNow Developer
6 15 (9.62%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
7 12 (7.69%) Technical Leader
8 11 (7.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 10 (6.41%) .NET Developer
10 9 (5.77%) Analyst
11 8 (5.13%) Test Analyst
12 7 (4.49%) Administrator
12 7 (4.49%) Digital Developer
12 7 (4.49%) Linux Administrator
12 7 (4.49%) Python Developer
12 7 (4.49%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (4.49%) Senior Test Analyst
12 7 (4.49%) Software Engineer
13 6 (3.85%) Junior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (28.21%) Web Services
2 35 (22.44%) HTML
3 34 (21.79%) CSS
4 22 (14.10%) REST
5 18 (11.54%) SOAP
5 18 (11.54%) XML
6 16 (10.26%) .NET
6 16 (10.26%) Ajax
7 12 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 12 (7.69%) jQuery
8 10 (6.41%) ASP.NET
8 10 (6.41%) Django
8 10 (6.41%) WCF
9 9 (5.77%) .NET Framework
9 9 (5.77%) Entity Framework
9 9 (5.77%) HTML5
9 9 (5.77%) Node.js
9 9 (5.77%) React
10 7 (4.49%) LAMP
11 6 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.33%) User Experience
3 11 (7.05%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.41%) Blog
5 4 (2.56%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.56%) Social Media
5 4 (2.56%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.92%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.28%) iPad
7 2 (1.28%) iPhone
7 2 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.64%) Contactless
8 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.64%) Fintech
8 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (25.00%) Linux
2 21 (13.46%) Unix
3 11 (7.05%) SmartOS
4 9 (5.77%) Windows
5 8 (5.13%) Android
5 8 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.49%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.49%) CentOS
7 2 (1.28%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.28%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.28%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.28%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.28%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.28%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.64%) SUSE
8 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (54.49%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (37.18%) Scrum
3 57 (36.54%) DevOps
4 48 (30.77%) TDD
5 38 (24.36%) BDD
5 38 (24.36%) Kanban
5 38 (24.36%) Software Engineering
6 36 (23.08%) Software Testing
7 35 (22.44%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (22.44%) DSDM
8 27 (17.31%) ITSM
9 24 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
10 20 (12.82%) ITIL
10 20 (12.82%) Mentoring
10 20 (12.82%) SDLC
11 19 (12.18%) Automation Testing
12 18 (11.54%) Service Management
13 16 (10.26%) Customer Requirements
13 16 (10.26%) Workflow
14 14 (8.97%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 63 (40.38%) Python
2 58 (37.18%) Java
3 45 (28.85%) JavaScript
4 44 (28.21%) Ruby
5 39 (25.00%) C#
6 35 (22.44%) PHP
7 29 (18.59%) C
8 24 (15.38%) Scala
9 21 (13.46%) C++
10 19 (12.18%) Bash Shell
11 11 (7.05%) Groovy
11 11 (7.05%) SQL
12 6 (3.85%) Perl
13 2 (1.28%) Go
13 2 (1.28%) XPath
14 1 (0.64%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.64%) PHP 5
14 1 (0.64%) PHP 7
14 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (10.90%) Degree
2 1 (0.64%) RHCA
2 1 (0.64%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.13%) QA
2 2 (1.28%) SLA
3 1 (0.64%) GCP
System Software
1 30 (19.23%) Docker
2 2 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.28%) zsh
3 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (15.38%) Puppet
2 22 (14.10%) Ansible
3 13 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (7.69%) Nagios
5 9 (5.77%) Graphite
6 6 (3.85%) CA Service Virtualization
7 4 (2.56%) Grafana
7 4 (2.56%) Salt
7 4 (2.56%) ZABBIX
7 4 (2.56%) Zenoss
8 3 (1.92%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.28%) Terraform
10 1 (0.64%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.64%) Kibana
10 1 (0.64%) logstash
10 1 (0.64%) Marathon
10 1 (0.64%) Mesos
10 1 (0.64%) Packer
Vendors
1 56 (35.90%) Google
2 28 (17.95%) PagerDuty
3 20 (12.82%) ServiceNow
4 14 (8.97%) Splunk
5 12 (7.69%) HP
5 12 (7.69%) New Relic
6 9 (5.77%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (5.13%) AppDynamics
8 6 (3.85%) CA
8 6 (3.85%) IBM
8 6 (3.85%) SaltStack
9 4 (2.56%) Apple
9 4 (2.56%) Facebook
9 4 (2.56%) Twitter
10 3 (1.92%) Oracle
11 2 (1.28%) Avaya
11 2 (1.28%) hybris
11 2 (1.28%) VMware
12 1 (0.64%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.64%) Zend
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