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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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Slack
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 435 705 633
Rank change year-on-year +270 -72 +235
Permanent jobs citing Slack 1,432 271 220
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.79% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.76% 0.59% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 181 132 135
10th Percentile £42,500 £30,250 £30,650
25th Percentile £50,000 £40,938 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +52.38% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £92,500 £70,000 £73,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +29.91%

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 81,301 45,888 28,736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.75% 42.57% 36.38%
Number of salaries quoted 39,585 33,721 23,640
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,842 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.73% +0.59% +4.55%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England +151 878 £80,000 +52.38% 34
Work from Home +137 734 £77,500 +44.19% 18
London +130 713 £85,000 +54.55% 26
UK excluding London -75 174 £50,000 +5.26% 8
South East -32 70 £47,500 -9.52% 1
North of England -68 52 £52,500 +16.67% 4
North West -65 27 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Yorkshire -44 24 £52,500 +40.00% 1
South West -15 23 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Wales -26 12 £52,500 -
West Midlands -40 10 £31,750 +27.00%
Midlands -60 10 £31,750 -23.49%
East of England -94 5 £62,500 - 2
Scotland -53 4 £60,000 +14.29%
North East -18 1 £45,000 +12.50% 2

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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.

1 617 (43.09%) Agile
2 539 (37.64%) AWS
3 436 (30.45%) PostgreSQL
3 436 (30.45%) Social Skills
4 427 (29.82%) React
5 415 (28.98%) Docker
6 392 (27.37%) Kubernetes
7 388 (27.09%) JavaScript
8 383 (26.75%) DevOps
9 374 (26.12%) Software Engineering
10 366 (25.56%) GitHub
11 364 (25.42%) CI/CD
12 354 (24.72%) Git (software)
13 336 (23.46%) JIRA
14 318 (22.21%) TypeScript
15 307 (21.44%) Microservices
16 306 (21.37%) Problem-Solving
17 300 (20.95%) Python
18 298 (20.81%) Full Stack Development
19 295 (20.60%) Node.js
20 283 (19.76%) QA
21 281 (19.62%) Machine Learning
22 279 (19.48%) SaaS
23 278 (19.41%) Java
24 270 (18.85%) User Experience
25 264 (18.44%) Google
26 263 (18.37%) Finance
26 263 (18.37%) Data Science
27 262 (18.30%) SQL
28 240 (16.76%) Marketing

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
1 158 (11.03%) Confluence
2 59 (4.12%) Apache Airflow
3 49 (3.42%) Apache Spark
4 46 (3.21%) Apache Solr
5 24 (1.68%) Apache
6 22 (1.54%) WordPress
7 18 (1.26%) SharePoint
8 16 (1.12%) CMS
9 6 (0.42%) nginx
10 5 (0.35%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.21%) Ethereum
12 2 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.14%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.14%) Mule
13 1 (0.070%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.070%) IIS
Applications
1 62 (4.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 46 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 38 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
4 23 (1.61%) Sketch
5 18 (1.26%) Photoshop
6 16 (1.12%) InVision
7 15 (1.05%) Adobe XD
8 14 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
10 4 (0.28%) Marvel
10 4 (0.28%) Zeplin
11 3 (0.21%) Windchill
12 2 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (0.70%) Magento
2 7 (0.49%) Shopify
3 4 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.21%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.14%) Summit
6 1 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 539 (37.64%) AWS
2 366 (25.56%) GitHub
3 279 (19.48%) SaaS
4 194 (13.55%) GCP
5 170 (11.87%) Azure
6 142 (9.92%) Google Workspace
7 138 (9.64%) Serverless
8 112 (7.82%) Datadog
9 100 (6.98%) Trello
10 98 (6.84%) Figma
11 77 (5.38%) Miro
12 75 (5.24%) Heroku
13 74 (5.17%) AWS Lambda
14 70 (4.89%) Amazon S3
15 67 (4.68%) Amazon SQS
16 59 (4.12%) GitHub Actions
17 55 (3.84%) Cloud Computing
17 55 (3.84%) Dropbox
18 49 (3.42%) AWS CloudFormation
18 49 (3.42%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 93 (6.49%) Internet
2 31 (2.16%) HTTP
3 28 (1.96%) MQTT
4 23 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
5 19 (1.33%) WebEx
6 14 (0.98%) X.25
7 13 (0.91%) VoIP
8 12 (0.84%) LAN
8 12 (0.84%) VPN
9 11 (0.77%) Firewall
10 10 (0.70%) 3G
10 10 (0.70%) 4G
11 9 (0.63%) DNS
12 8 (0.56%) DHCP
13 6 (0.42%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
13 6 (0.42%) Skype
13 6 (0.42%) TCP/IP
13 6 (0.42%) Wireless
14 5 (0.35%) Ethernet
14 5 (0.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 436 (30.45%) PostgreSQL
2 190 (13.27%) Redis
3 147 (10.27%) Elasticsearch
4 143 (9.99%) DynamoDB
5 126 (8.80%) MySQL
6 114 (7.96%) Big Data
7 100 (6.98%) NoSQL
8 97 (6.77%) Relational Database
9 66 (4.61%) Neo4j
10 63 (4.40%) SQL Server
11 48 (3.35%) SQLite
12 43 (3.00%) Metadata
13 42 (2.93%) BigQuery
13 42 (2.93%) Looker
13 42 (2.93%) MongoDB
14 40 (2.79%) Amazon RDS
15 38 (2.65%) Amazon Aurora
16 36 (2.51%) RDBMS
17 31 (2.16%) Mixpanel
18 28 (1.96%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 354 (24.72%) Git (software)
2 336 (23.46%) JIRA
3 118 (8.24%) Jenkins
4 93 (6.49%) Cypress.io
5 66 (4.61%) Selenium
6 65 (4.54%) Bitbucket
7 60 (4.19%) GitLab
7 60 (4.19%) Maven
8 51 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 50 (3.49%) Postman
10 48 (3.35%) NUnit
11 47 (3.28%) Storybook
12 44 (3.07%) Jasmine
13 43 (3.00%) JUnit
13 43 (3.00%) RSpec
14 41 (2.86%) Cucumber
15 37 (2.58%) CircleCI
16 35 (2.44%) Gradle
16 35 (2.44%) webpack
17 29 (2.03%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 436 (30.45%) Social Skills
2 263 (18.37%) Finance
3 240 (16.76%) Marketing
4 195 (13.62%) Retail
5 157 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
6 125 (8.73%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 101 (7.05%) Law
8 81 (5.66%) Games
9 56 (3.91%) Organisational Skills
10 49 (3.42%) Presentation Skills
11 47 (3.28%) Legal
12 37 (2.58%) Public Sector
13 31 (2.16%) Telecoms
14 30 (2.09%) Advertising
15 23 (1.61%) Banking
16 22 (1.54%) Influencing Skills
17 20 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
18 16 (1.12%) Manufacturing
19 13 (0.91%) Billing
19 13 (0.91%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 389 (27.16%) Developer
2 226 (15.78%) Software Engineer
3 128 (8.94%) Full Stack Developer
4 118 (8.24%) Senior Developer
5 95 (6.63%) Senior Software Engineer
6 81 (5.66%) Analyst
7 69 (4.82%) Data Engineer
8 68 (4.75%) Java Developer
9 61 (4.26%) Designer
10 58 (4.05%) Product Manager
11 50 (3.49%) DevOps Engineer
12 40 (2.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 40 (2.79%) Senior Manager
12 40 (2.79%) UX Designer
13 32 (2.23%) Project Manager
13 32 (2.23%) Senior Analyst
14 31 (2.16%) JavaScript Engineer
14 31 (2.16%) Senior DevOps
14 31 (2.16%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 31 (2.16%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 427 (29.82%) React
2 295 (20.60%) Node.js
3 191 (13.34%) Ruby on Rails
4 182 (12.71%) CSS
5 176 (12.29%) REST
6 175 (12.22%) Kafka
7 164 (11.45%) GraphQL
8 161 (11.24%) Vue.js
9 160 (11.17%) HTML
10 137 (9.57%) AngularJS
11 130 (9.08%) Spring
12 118 (8.24%) RESTful
13 104 (7.26%) Jest
14 86 (6.01%) .NET
15 82 (5.73%) Web Services
16 67 (4.68%) .NET Framework
17 66 (4.61%) Redux
18 65 (4.54%) React Native
19 59 (4.12%) Sass
19 59 (4.12%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 270 (18.85%) User Experience
2 153 (10.68%) Virtual Team
3 146 (10.20%) Self-Motivation
4 128 (8.94%) Algorithms
5 122 (8.52%) Blog
6 102 (7.12%) Cloud Native
7 87 (6.08%) Mobile App
8 78 (5.45%) Low-Code
9 64 (4.47%) Social Media
10 58 (4.05%) Hackathon
11 40 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
11 40 (2.79%) Video Conferencing
12 35 (2.44%) Analytical Mindset
13 34 (2.37%) BYOD
14 31 (2.16%) Data Structures
15 29 (2.03%) Blockchain
16 27 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
17 24 (1.68%) Tandem
18 23 (1.61%) BBC
18 23 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 184 (12.85%) Linux
2 141 (9.85%) Windows
3 136 (9.50%) Android
4 107 (7.47%) Apple iOS
5 83 (5.80%) Mac OS
6 34 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (0.91%) Windows 10
8 11 (0.77%) Unix
9 10 (0.70%) CentOS
9 10 (0.70%) Windows Server
10 9 (0.63%) Debian
10 9 (0.63%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.49%) Alpine Linux
12 1 (0.070%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.070%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.070%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.070%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.070%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 617 (43.09%) Agile
2 383 (26.75%) DevOps
3 374 (26.12%) Software Engineering
4 364 (25.42%) CI/CD
5 307 (21.44%) Microservices
6 306 (21.37%) Problem-Solving
7 298 (20.81%) Full Stack Development
8 281 (19.62%) Machine Learning
9 263 (18.37%) Data Science
10 209 (14.59%) Analytics
11 204 (14.25%) Scrum
12 193 (13.48%) Test Automation
13 174 (12.15%) Continuous Integration
14 173 (12.08%) Workflow
15 142 (9.92%) TDD
16 139 (9.71%) UX Design
17 123 (8.59%) Project Management
18 113 (7.89%) Pair Programming
18 113 (7.89%) Product Management
19 112 (7.82%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 388 (27.09%) JavaScript
2 318 (22.21%) TypeScript
3 300 (20.95%) Python
4 278 (19.41%) Java
5 262 (18.30%) SQL
6 211 (14.73%) Ruby
7 106 (7.40%) C#
8 94 (6.56%) Kotlin
9 80 (5.59%) C
10 77 (5.38%) Go
11 69 (4.82%) PHP
12 35 (2.44%) Bash
12 35 (2.44%) PowerShell
13 33 (2.30%) R
14 29 (2.03%) Ada
15 28 (1.96%) Scala
16 22 (1.54%) Rust
17 21 (1.47%) Apple Swift
17 21 (1.47%) ES6
18 15 (1.05%) C++
Qualifications
1 187 (13.06%) Degree
2 76 (5.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (2.09%) PhD
4 20 (1.40%) Security Cleared
5 19 (1.33%) AWS Certification
6 18 (1.26%) Master's Degree
7 11 (0.77%) CSPO
8 8 (0.56%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.14%) CCNA
11 2 (0.14%) MBA
12 1 (0.070%) MCP
12 1 (0.070%) MCSA
12 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.070%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.070%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 283 (19.76%) QA
2 60 (4.19%) Accessibility
3 19 (1.33%) GDPR
4 15 (1.05%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.63%) SLA
7 6 (0.42%) ISAE 3402
8 5 (0.35%) MiFID
8 5 (0.35%) PMO
9 4 (0.28%) NCSC
10 3 (0.21%) Def Stans
11 2 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 415 (28.98%) Docker
2 40 (2.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 28 (1.96%) Active Directory
4 14 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.28%) iptables
5 4 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.28%) zsh
6 2 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.070%) KVM
Systems Management
1 392 (27.37%) Kubernetes
2 224 (15.64%) Terraform
3 41 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (2.79%) Grafana
5 37 (2.58%) Prometheus
6 28 (1.96%) HAProxy
6 28 (1.96%) Kibana
6 28 (1.96%) logstash
6 28 (1.96%) MIIS
6 28 (1.96%) Opsgenie
6 28 (1.96%) Pingdom
6 28 (1.96%) ZABBIX
7 26 (1.82%) Jamf Pro
8 25 (1.75%) Ansible
9 17 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
10 16 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
11 12 (0.84%) SCCM
12 11 (0.77%) Podman
13 9 (0.63%) Packer
14 7 (0.49%) Istio
Vendors
1 264 (18.44%) Google
2 83 (5.80%) Apple
3 80 (5.59%) Okta
4 69 (4.82%) CrowdStrike
5 68 (4.75%) Brandwatch
6 64 (4.47%) Atlassian
7 60 (4.19%) New Relic
8 58 (4.05%) Microsoft
9 52 (3.63%) Red Hat
10 46 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
11 29 (2.03%) Adobe
12 26 (1.82%) Splunk
13 22 (1.54%) Cisco
13 22 (1.54%) Dell
14 21 (1.47%) GoCardless
15 20 (1.40%) BEA
15 20 (1.40%) Spotify
16 19 (1.33%) DocuSign
16 19 (1.33%) Freshdesk
17 18 (1.26%) Amplitude