Period
to 17 July 2018

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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Slack
UK
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 846 1031 1212
Rank change year-on-year +185 +181 +100
Permanent jobs citing Slack 346 153 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.086% 0.041%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.86% 0.51% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 208 94 72
UK median annual salary £62,500 £48,375 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.20% -12.05% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,125 £27,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,325 £90,625 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,250 £39,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +44.23% -25.71% -2.33%

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 40,285 29,772 24,277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.91% 16.76% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 32,662 24,611 20,436
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

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 17 July 2018.

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 17 July 2018. 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 +186 326 £62,500 +26.90% 34
London +164 246 £62,500 +13.64% 25
UK excluding London +38 90 £56,250 +44.23% 13
South East +28 34 £69,500 +139.66% 3
South West +10 20 £45,000 +12.50%
North of England +6 12 £67,500 +114.29% 3
Midlands +27 11 £55,000 - 2
East Midlands - 10 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire +16 7 - - 1
Scotland -27 7 £42,500 +8.97%
North West +16 5 £67,500 +51.69% 2
Wales - 4 £40,000 - 2
East of England +8 2 £41,750 +32.54% 1
West Midlands +18 1 £42,500 -22.73% 1

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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.

1 226 (65.32%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (45.95%) JIRA
3 140 (40.46%) Test Automation
3 140 (40.46%) Finance
3 140 (40.46%) Scrum
4 131 (37.86%) Amazon AWS
5 130 (37.57%) TDD
6 126 (36.42%) GitHub
7 120 (34.68%) BDD
8 118 (34.10%) Java
9 117 (33.82%) Jenkins
10 107 (30.92%) Confluence
10 107 (30.92%) Kanban
11 101 (29.19%) Git (software)
12 100 (28.90%) DevOps
13 94 (27.17%) Selenium
13 94 (27.17%) CSS
14 85 (24.57%) Python
15 83 (23.99%) Node.js
16 81 (23.41%) Linux
16 81 (23.41%) JavaScript
17 78 (22.54%) Project Management
17 78 (22.54%) React
18 76 (21.97%) HTML
19 75 (21.68%) Google
20 73 (21.10%) Continuous Integration
21 72 (20.81%) Software Engineering
22 69 (19.94%) CSS3
22 69 (19.94%) User Experience
23 67 (19.36%) Redux

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
1 107 (30.92%) Confluence
2 43 (12.43%) Cloud Foundry
2 43 (12.43%) Tomcat
3 42 (12.14%) Mule
4 17 (4.91%) Skype for Business
5 16 (4.62%) Apache Spark
6 15 (4.34%) MS Exchange
7 14 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (3.47%) CMS
9 9 (2.60%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (1.16%) Ethereum
10 4 (1.16%) Hyperledger
10 4 (1.16%) Jupyter
10 4 (1.16%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.87%) Alfresco
11 3 (0.87%) GeoServer
11 3 (0.87%) JBoss
11 3 (0.87%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (4.91%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (4.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (4.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.87%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.29%) InVision
6 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (6.65%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (1.16%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 3 (0.87%) iTrent
3 3 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.87%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.58%) Eikon
5 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.29%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 131 (37.86%) Amazon AWS
2 126 (36.42%) GitHub
3 61 (17.63%) G Suite
4 57 (16.47%) Office 365
4 57 (16.47%) Trello
5 52 (15.03%) IaaS
6 51 (14.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 51 (14.74%) PaaS
7 16 (4.62%) AWS CloudFormation
8 15 (4.34%) Amazon S3
9 14 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (3.47%) Google Cloud Platform
11 11 (3.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 11 (3.18%) Datadog
12 10 (2.89%) Amazon ELB
13 9 (2.60%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (2.60%) Serverless
14 8 (2.31%) CloudFront
14 8 (2.31%) SaaS
15 7 (2.02%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.67%) DNS
2 27 (7.80%) Skype
3 23 (6.65%) TCP/IP
4 22 (6.36%) HTTP
5 13 (3.76%) Internet
5 13 (3.76%) VPN
6 12 (3.47%) Firewall
7 10 (2.89%) SMTP
7 10 (2.89%) SSH
8 9 (2.60%) SNMP
9 8 (2.31%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (2.31%) FTP
9 8 (2.31%) LAN
9 8 (2.31%) SSL
9 8 (2.31%) WAN
9 8 (2.31%) Wireless
10 7 (2.02%) DHCP
11 6 (1.73%) WebEx
12 5 (1.45%) IPsec
13 4 (1.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (14.74%) MySQL
2 49 (14.16%) PostgreSQL
3 41 (11.85%) Redis
4 32 (9.25%) NoSQL
5 27 (7.80%) Blockchain
6 16 (4.62%) MongoDB
7 15 (4.34%) Amazon RDS
8 13 (3.76%) SQL Server
9 7 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (2.02%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.73%) Big Data
11 5 (1.45%) Amazon Aurora
11 5 (1.45%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.87%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.87%) SQLite
13 2 (0.58%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.58%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 159 (45.95%) JIRA
2 117 (33.82%) Jenkins
3 101 (29.19%) Git (software)
4 94 (27.17%) Selenium
5 64 (18.50%) Maven
6 53 (15.32%) Cucumber
7 50 (14.45%) Sonatype Nexus
8 49 (14.16%) JUnit
8 49 (14.16%) Mocha
9 48 (13.87%) Babel
10 44 (12.72%) SonarQube
11 38 (10.98%) SoapUI
12 33 (9.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 31 (8.96%) JMeter
14 26 (7.51%) CircleCI
15 24 (6.94%) webpack
16 23 (6.65%) Appium
16 23 (6.65%) Buildbot
16 23 (6.65%) Ranorex
17 21 (6.07%) Gatling
General
1 140 (40.46%) Finance
2 60 (17.34%) Banking
3 44 (12.72%) Retail
4 38 (10.98%) Games
5 20 (5.78%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.89%) Publishing
7 9 (2.60%) Legal
8 8 (2.31%) Marketing
9 5 (1.45%) Advertising
9 5 (1.45%) French Language
9 5 (1.45%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.87%) Back Office
11 2 (0.58%) Electronics
11 2 (0.58%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.29%) Cantonese Language
12 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.29%) Law
12 1 (0.29%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 120 (34.68%) Developer
2 44 (12.72%) Analyst
2 44 (12.72%) Senior Developer
3 27 (7.80%) Java Developer
4 25 (7.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 21 (6.07%) Architect
6 20 (5.78%) Software Developer
6 20 (5.78%) Technical Leader
7 19 (5.49%) Developer in Test
8 18 (5.20%) Senior Java Developer
9 17 (4.91%) Consultant
9 17 (4.91%) Software Engineer
10 14 (4.05%) Business Analyst
11 13 (3.76%) Desktop Support
12 12 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (3.47%) Support Analyst
12 12 (3.47%) Test Analyst
13 11 (3.18%) JavaScript Developer
14 10 (2.89%) Desktop Analyst
14 10 (2.89%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (27.17%) CSS
2 83 (23.99%) Node.js
3 78 (22.54%) React
4 76 (21.97%) HTML
5 69 (19.94%) CSS3
6 67 (19.36%) Redux
7 63 (18.21%) AngularJS
8 61 (17.63%) REST
9 56 (16.18%) HTML5
9 56 (16.18%) Spring
10 49 (14.16%) Jest
10 49 (14.16%) JSON
11 47 (13.58%) Chai
11 47 (13.58%) Spring Boot
12 44 (12.72%) WireMock
13 42 (12.14%) Web Services
14 29 (8.38%) Kafka
15 26 (7.51%) React Native
16 25 (7.23%) jQuery
17 22 (6.36%) Smart Contracts
Miscellaneous
1 69 (19.94%) User Experience
2 66 (19.08%) Mobile App
3 23 (6.65%) Fintech
3 23 (6.65%) Video Conferencing
4 13 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.47%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.89%) Virtual Team
7 9 (2.60%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.73%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.45%) Blog
9 5 (1.45%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.45%) Equities
9 5 (1.45%) Replication
10 4 (1.16%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.16%) Bitcoin
10 4 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.87%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.87%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.87%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 81 (23.41%) Linux
2 47 (13.58%) Windows
3 24 (6.94%) Android
4 18 (5.20%) Apple iOS
5 15 (4.34%) Windows 10
6 14 (4.05%) Ubuntu
7 12 (3.47%) Windows 7
8 10 (2.89%) CentOS
9 7 (2.02%) Unix
10 6 (1.73%) Amazon Linux
10 6 (1.73%) Windows Server
11 4 (1.16%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.16%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.58%) Debian
13 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (65.32%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (40.46%) Scrum
2 140 (40.46%) Test Automation
3 130 (37.57%) TDD
4 120 (34.68%) BDD
5 107 (30.92%) Kanban
6 100 (28.90%) DevOps
7 78 (22.54%) Project Management
8 73 (21.10%) Continuous Integration
9 72 (20.81%) Software Engineering
10 61 (17.63%) Web Development
11 55 (15.90%) Software Delivery
12 48 (13.87%) Mobile First
13 44 (12.72%) Cross-Platform Development
14 42 (12.14%) ATDD
15 41 (11.85%) Front End Development
16 39 (11.27%) Software Testing
17 35 (10.12%) DSDM
17 35 (10.12%) Microservices
18 33 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (34.10%) Java
2 85 (24.57%) Python
3 81 (23.41%) JavaScript
4 57 (16.47%) Scala
5 56 (16.18%) ES6
6 50 (14.45%) Java 8
7 47 (13.58%) SQL
8 46 (13.29%) Bash Shell
9 45 (13.01%) Ruby
10 36 (10.40%) C#
11 35 (10.12%) PHP
12 32 (9.25%) PowerShell
13 30 (8.67%) C++
14 28 (8.09%) C
15 12 (3.47%) Perl
16 7 (2.02%) R
16 7 (2.02%) TypeScript
17 6 (1.73%) VB.NET
18 5 (1.45%) SOQL
18 5 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (6.07%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.20%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.18%) Degree
4 4 (1.16%) A+ Certification
4 4 (1.16%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.16%) MCP
4 4 (1.16%) MCSA
4 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.58%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.58%) PMP
6 1 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.34%) QA
2 3 (0.87%) MiFID
3 2 (0.58%) GCP
3 2 (0.58%) WAI
3 2 (0.58%) WCAG
4 1 (0.29%) GDPR
System Software
1 61 (17.63%) Docker
2 28 (8.09%) Active Directory
3 15 (4.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.02%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.45%) HDFS
6 4 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (1.16%) vSphere
7 2 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.29%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 25 (7.23%) Puppet
2 24 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (5.49%) Kubernetes
4 18 (5.20%) Ansible
5 13 (3.76%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (2.89%) Nagios
7 9 (2.60%) Pingdom
7 9 (2.60%) Terraform
8 7 (2.02%) Packer
8 7 (2.02%) Salt
9 4 (1.16%) Grafana
9 4 (1.16%) SCCM
10 3 (0.87%) Kibana
10 3 (0.87%) logstash
10 3 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.58%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.29%) Graphite
12 1 (0.29%) Marathon
12 1 (0.29%) Mesos
12 1 (0.29%) StatsD
Vendors
1 75 (21.68%) Google
2 53 (15.32%) Splunk
3 46 (13.29%) Microsoft
4 44 (12.72%) AppDynamics
5 21 (6.07%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (4.91%) ServiceNow
7 16 (4.62%) VMware
8 14 (4.05%) SAP
9 13 (3.76%) Atlassian
9 13 (3.76%) HP
10 12 (3.47%) Apple
10 12 (3.47%) Okta
11 8 (2.31%) Cisco
12 6 (1.73%) Adobe
13 5 (1.45%) Bloomberg
13 5 (1.45%) Facebook
13 5 (1.45%) OneLogin
13 5 (1.45%) PagerDuty
13 5 (1.45%) Percona
13 5 (1.45%) Twitter