Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Slack
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 993 1081 1296
Rank change year-on-year +88 +215 +32
Permanent jobs citing Slack 188 143 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.075% 0.009%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.59% 0.59% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 136 86 17
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -37.50%
10th Percentile £26,125 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,125 £71,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +50.00% +27.27% -

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 32049 24132 19920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.26% 12.73% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 26367 20286 16405
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,750 £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 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Slack in the UK

Slack
Top 13 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 23 October 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 +103 168 £55,000 +10.00% 22
London +29 110 £55,000 - 8
UK excluding London +66 72 £52,500 +50.00% 16
South East +77 25 £52,500 +50.00% 5
North of England +9 17 £29,000 -51.67% 8
Yorkshire +27 15 £29,000 -55.38% 4
South West +18 10 £55,000 +69.23%
Scotland -1 8 £40,000 - 2
Northern Ireland - 6 £12,500 -
Midlands +2 5 £57,500 -
West Midlands - 4 £57,500 -
North West +8 2 £44,500 -15.24% 4
East of England - 1 £31,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 86 (45.74%) GitHub
2 69 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (34.04%) JavaScript
4 60 (31.91%) JIRA
5 46 (24.47%) Python
6 44 (23.40%) HTML
7 43 (22.87%) Scrum
8 42 (22.34%) PHP
8 42 (22.34%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (22.34%) Trello
9 41 (21.81%) DevOps
9 41 (21.81%) Google
9 41 (21.81%) CSS
10 38 (20.21%) Java
10 38 (20.21%) Docker
11 37 (19.68%) G Suite
12 36 (19.15%) Jenkins
13 35 (18.62%) React
13 35 (18.62%) Finance
14 33 (17.55%) C#
14 33 (17.55%) Test Automation
15 32 (17.02%) Pair Programming
16 29 (15.43%) TDD
16 29 (15.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 28 (14.89%) Node.js
18 27 (14.36%) Redis
18 27 (14.36%) Git (software)
18 27 (14.36%) User Experience
18 27 (14.36%) jQuery
18 27 (14.36%) Software Engineering

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 22 (11.70%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (11.17%) Confluence
3 19 (10.11%) nginx
4 17 (9.04%) Apache
4 17 (9.04%) Apache Solr
5 13 (6.91%) WordPress
6 10 (5.32%) CMS
6 10 (5.32%) Joomla!
7 5 (2.66%) SilverStripe
8 4 (2.13%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.60%) Skype for Business
10 2 (1.06%) Jetty
11 1 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.53%) Drupal
11 1 (0.53%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.53%) Ethereum
11 1 (0.53%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (4.79%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.19%) InVision
3 5 (2.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.66%) Campfire
4 2 (1.06%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 6 (3.19%) Magento
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 86 (45.74%) GitHub
2 42 (22.34%) Trello
3 37 (19.68%) G Suite
4 20 (10.64%) Office 365
5 19 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (10.11%) SaaS
6 18 (9.57%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (5.32%) Algolia
8 8 (4.26%) Heroku
9 7 (3.72%) Asana
9 7 (3.72%) Google Analytics
9 7 (3.72%) Serverless
9 7 (3.72%) Yarn
10 6 (3.19%) Amazon Kinesis
10 6 (3.19%) CloudFront
11 5 (2.66%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (2.13%) Fastly
13 3 (1.60%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.85%) Firewall
2 9 (4.79%) Skype
3 8 (4.26%) IP Telephony
3 8 (4.26%) ISDN
3 8 (4.26%) LAN
3 8 (4.26%) Unified Communications
3 8 (4.26%) WAN
3 8 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (4.26%) Wireless
4 5 (2.66%) SSH
5 3 (1.60%) HTTP
5 3 (1.60%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.06%) DNS
7 1 (0.53%) ATM
7 1 (0.53%) DHCP
7 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.53%) ICMP
7 1 (0.53%) Internet
7 1 (0.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.36%) Redis
2 25 (13.30%) MySQL
3 24 (12.77%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (10.11%) MongoDB
5 10 (5.32%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.79%) SQL Server
7 8 (4.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.06%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.06%) Big Data
9 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.06%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (1.06%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.06%) OLTP
10 1 (0.53%) Aerospike
10 1 (0.53%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.53%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.53%) HDInsight
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 60 (31.91%) JIRA
2 36 (19.15%) Jenkins
3 29 (15.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 27 (14.36%) Git (software)
5 23 (12.23%) Selenium
6 21 (11.17%) Cucumber
7 18 (9.57%) SoapUI
7 18 (9.57%) Vagrant
8 16 (8.51%) Buildbot
9 15 (7.98%) Appium
9 15 (7.98%) Ranorex
10 10 (5.32%) gulp
10 10 (5.32%) TeamCity
11 9 (4.79%) CircleCI
12 8 (4.26%) HP UFT
12 8 (4.26%) Sonatype Nexus
12 8 (4.26%) WATIR
12 8 (4.26%) webpack
13 7 (3.72%) Gatling
13 7 (3.72%) JMeter
General
1 35 (18.62%) Finance
2 25 (13.30%) Retail
3 12 (6.38%) Marketing
4 8 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.19%) Banking
6 5 (2.66%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.66%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.13%) Advertising
8 3 (1.60%) Back Office
8 3 (1.60%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.06%) Games
9 2 (1.06%) Publishing
10 1 (0.53%) Billing
10 1 (0.53%) Electronics
10 1 (0.53%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 87 (46.28%) Developer
2 34 (18.09%) Senior Developer
3 26 (13.83%) Full Stack Developer
4 24 (12.77%) Consultant
5 15 (7.98%) Support Engineer
6 14 (7.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 14 (7.45%) Python Developer
6 14 (7.45%) Technical Consultant
7 13 (6.91%) JavaScript Developer
8 12 (6.38%) PHP Developer
9 11 (5.85%) Analyst
9 11 (5.85%) Project Manager
10 10 (5.32%) HTML CSS Developer
10 10 (5.32%) HTML Developer
10 10 (5.32%) Senior PHP Developer
10 10 (5.32%) Web Developer
11 9 (4.79%) Digital Project Manager
11 9 (4.79%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 8 (4.26%) IT Engineer
12 8 (4.26%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (23.40%) HTML
2 41 (21.81%) CSS
3 35 (18.62%) React
4 28 (14.89%) Node.js
5 27 (14.36%) jQuery
6 23 (12.23%) RESTful
7 22 (11.70%) AngularJS
8 19 (10.11%) Laravel
9 18 (9.57%) OAuth
9 18 (9.57%) Vue (Vue.js)
10 17 (9.04%) Ajax
10 17 (9.04%) HTML5
11 16 (8.51%) Flask
11 16 (8.51%) Jinja
11 16 (8.51%) REST
11 16 (8.51%) WebSockets
12 14 (7.45%) LAMP
13 13 (6.91%) .NET
14 11 (5.85%) Sass
15 9 (4.79%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.36%) User Experience
2 13 (6.91%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.19%) Fintech
3 6 (3.19%) Virtual Team
4 5 (2.66%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.66%) iPhone
4 5 (2.66%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.13%) CMDB
6 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.60%) PlayStation
6 3 (1.60%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.60%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.53%) Digital Signage
8 1 (0.53%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.83%) Apple iOS
2 20 (10.64%) Windows
3 15 (7.98%) Linux
4 10 (5.32%) Mac OS
5 8 (4.26%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.66%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.60%) Android
8 1 (0.53%) VMS
8 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (22.87%) Scrum
3 42 (22.34%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (21.81%) DevOps
5 33 (17.55%) Test Automation
6 32 (17.02%) Pair Programming
7 29 (15.43%) TDD
8 27 (14.36%) Software Engineering
9 23 (12.23%) BDD
10 22 (11.70%) OO
10 22 (11.70%) Software Testing
11 19 (10.11%) Analytics
11 19 (10.11%) Project Management
12 18 (9.57%) Front End Development
12 18 (9.57%) Kanban
12 18 (9.57%) Web Development
13 16 (8.51%) DSDM
13 16 (8.51%) Mentoring
14 15 (7.98%) MVC
14 15 (7.98%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 64 (34.04%) JavaScript
2 46 (24.47%) Python
3 42 (22.34%) PHP
4 38 (20.21%) Java
5 33 (17.55%) C#
6 27 (14.36%) C++
7 24 (12.77%) Ruby
8 23 (12.23%) SQL
9 19 (10.11%) Scala
10 17 (9.04%) PHP 5
10 17 (9.04%) PHP 7
11 16 (8.51%) C
12 8 (4.26%) ES6
13 7 (3.72%) ECMAScript
14 5 (2.66%) TypeScript
15 4 (2.13%) Groovy
15 4 (2.13%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.60%) Bash Shell
16 3 (1.60%) R
16 3 (1.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (6.38%) Degree
2 6 (3.19%) ACSP
3 4 (2.13%) Postgraduate
4 3 (1.60%) ACSA
4 3 (1.60%) ACTC
4 3 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.60%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.06%) ACMT
5 2 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.06%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.53%) ISEB
6 1 (0.53%) MCSE
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.32%) QA
2 4 (2.13%) GDPR
3 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (20.21%) Docker
2 4 (2.13%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (10.11%) Puppet
2 17 (9.04%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.72%) Hadoop YARN
4 5 (2.66%) Ansible
4 5 (2.66%) cPanel
5 3 (1.60%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.60%) Salt
5 3 (1.60%) Terraform
6 2 (1.06%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 41 (21.81%) Google
2 16 (8.51%) Apple
3 11 (5.85%) Zend
4 8 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (3.72%) SAP
6 6 (3.19%) Atlassian
6 6 (3.19%) Sophos
6 6 (3.19%) Splunk
7 5 (2.66%) AppDynamics
7 5 (2.66%) Oracle
8 4 (2.13%) Adobe
8 4 (2.13%) IBM
9 3 (1.60%) CA
9 3 (1.60%) CA Agile Central
9 3 (1.60%) Cisco
9 3 (1.60%) Micro Focus
9 3 (1.60%) Telerik
9 3 (1.60%) VMware
10 2 (1.06%) Databricks