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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Slack
UK
Rank 780 920 953
Rank change year-on-year +140 +33  
Permanent jobs citing Slack 87 44 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.043% 0.003%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.70% 0.38% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 44 34 3
Median salary £41,250 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £55,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year -29.09% +2.32%  

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 12409 11559 8855
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.61% 11.19% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10337 9709 7046
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Slack in the UK

Slack
Top 25 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 25 March 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 +134 86 £42,500 -22.72% 5
London +101 57 £49,250 -14.34% 2
South West - 13 £40,000 - 2
Bristol - 7 £40,000 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £35,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £35,000 -
Tewkesbury - 5 £35,000 -
North East - 5 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
Leeds - 4 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
South East +66 2 £29,000 -47.27%
City of London +51 1 £57,500 -28.12% 1
Hastings - 1 £29,000 -
Corby - 1 - -
Worthing - 1 £29,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £47,500 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £29,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £29,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £47,500 -
Dundee - 1 £39,000 - 1
Scotland - 1 £39,000 - 1

Slack
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 92 (58.23%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (41.77%) Python
3 64 (40.51%) Scrum
4 56 (35.44%) DevOps
5 54 (34.18%) Google
6 53 (33.54%) Java
7 51 (32.28%) Jenkins
8 50 (31.65%) Web Services
9 46 (29.11%) Linux
9 46 (29.11%) Amazon AWS
10 45 (28.48%) Retail
11 44 (27.85%) TDD
11 44 (27.85%) JavaScript
11 44 (27.85%) Ruby
11 44 (27.85%) Selenium
12 40 (25.32%) Finance
13 39 (24.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 39 (24.68%) Kanban
13 39 (24.68%) Docker
14 38 (24.05%) BDD
14 38 (24.05%) Office 365
15 37 (23.42%) JIRA
16 36 (22.78%) Software Testing
16 36 (22.78%) PHP
16 36 (22.78%) G Suite
17 35 (22.15%) C#
17 35 (22.15%) HTML
18 34 (21.52%) CSS
18 34 (21.52%) DSDM
18 34 (21.52%) Software Engineering

Slack
Top Related 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 18 (11.39%) CMS
2 9 (5.70%) Hubot
3 6 (3.80%) Confluence
4 5 (3.16%) nginx
5 3 (1.90%) Apache
5 3 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.27%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.63%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.63%) MS Project
1 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 46 (29.11%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (24.05%) Office 365
3 36 (22.78%) G Suite
4 22 (13.92%) GitHub
5 16 (10.13%) SaaS
6 15 (9.49%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (5.70%) Trello
9 6 (3.80%) Sumo Logic
10 3 (1.90%) Yammer
11 2 (1.27%) iTunes
12 1 (0.63%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.63%) Dropbox
12 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.63%) Google Drive
12 1 (0.63%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.23%) Internet
1 13 (8.23%) LAN
2 11 (6.96%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.70%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (3.80%) HTTP
5 3 (1.90%) VPN
6 2 (1.27%) DHCP
6 2 (1.27%) DNS
6 2 (1.27%) IPsec
6 2 (1.27%) SSH
6 2 (1.27%) SSL
6 2 (1.27%) VoIP
6 2 (1.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.19%) MySQL
2 16 (10.13%) Redis
3 12 (7.59%) MongoDB
4 10 (6.33%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.90%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.27%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 51 (32.28%) Jenkins
2 44 (27.85%) Selenium
3 39 (24.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 37 (23.42%) JIRA
5 32 (20.25%) Cucumber
5 32 (20.25%) SoapUI
6 26 (16.46%) Git (software)
7 22 (13.92%) Appium
7 22 (13.92%) Buildbot
7 22 (13.92%) Ranorex
8 20 (12.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (11.39%) JMeter
10 15 (9.49%) Vagrant
11 10 (6.33%) AnthillPro
11 10 (6.33%) CruiseControl
11 10 (6.33%) HP UFT
11 10 (6.33%) Hudson
11 10 (6.33%) LoadRunner
11 10 (6.33%) Maven
11 10 (6.33%) Subversion
General
1 45 (28.48%) Retail
2 40 (25.32%) Finance
3 16 (10.13%) Games
4 7 (4.43%) Marketing
5 5 (3.16%) Banking
6 3 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.27%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (34.18%) Developer
2 38 (24.05%) Consultant
3 22 (13.92%) Test Consultant
4 19 (12.03%) ServiceNow Developer
5 18 (11.39%) Technical Consultant
6 14 (8.86%) DevOps Consultant
6 14 (8.86%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (8.23%) Technical Leader
8 11 (6.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 10 (6.33%) Administrator
9 10 (6.33%) Graduate
9 10 (6.33%) Graduate Consultant
9 10 (6.33%) Junior
9 10 (6.33%) Junior Consultant
9 10 (6.33%) Junior DevOps
9 10 (6.33%) Linux Administrator
10 9 (5.70%) Senior Linux Administrator
10 9 (5.70%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
10 9 (5.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 9 (5.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (31.65%) Web Services
2 35 (22.15%) HTML
3 34 (21.52%) CSS
4 24 (15.19%) REST
5 21 (13.29%) SOAP
6 19 (12.03%) Ajax
6 19 (12.03%) XML
7 13 (8.23%) .NET
8 11 (6.96%) AngularJS
8 11 (6.96%) RESTful
9 9 (5.70%) HTML5
9 9 (5.70%) jQuery
10 8 (5.06%) JSON
10 8 (5.06%) LAMP
11 7 (4.43%) .NET Framework
11 7 (4.43%) ASP.NET
11 7 (4.43%) Django
11 7 (4.43%) Entity Framework
11 7 (4.43%) React
11 7 (4.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.49%) User Experience
3 11 (6.96%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.33%) Blog
5 6 (3.80%) iPhone
6 5 (3.16%) Fintech
7 3 (1.90%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.90%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.27%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.27%) iPad
8 2 (1.27%) Social Media
8 2 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.63%) Contactless
9 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 46 (29.11%) Linux
2 23 (14.56%) Unix
3 14 (8.86%) CentOS
4 13 (8.23%) Windows
5 12 (7.59%) Apple iOS
6 11 (6.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (6.96%) SmartOS
7 9 (5.70%) Android
8 2 (1.27%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.27%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.27%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.27%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.27%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.27%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.63%) SUSE
9 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (58.23%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (40.51%) Scrum
3 56 (35.44%) DevOps
4 44 (27.85%) TDD
5 39 (24.68%) Kanban
6 38 (24.05%) BDD
7 36 (22.78%) Software Testing
8 34 (21.52%) DSDM
8 34 (21.52%) Software Engineering
9 31 (19.62%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (17.09%) Continuous Delivery
11 26 (16.46%) ITSM
12 22 (13.92%) ITIL
13 21 (13.29%) Mentoring
13 21 (13.29%) Service Management
14 19 (12.03%) Customer Requirements
14 19 (12.03%) SDLC
15 18 (11.39%) Workflow
16 17 (10.76%) Unit Testing
17 15 (9.49%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (41.77%) Python
2 53 (33.54%) Java
3 44 (27.85%) JavaScript
3 44 (27.85%) Ruby
4 36 (22.78%) PHP
5 35 (22.15%) C#
6 26 (16.46%) C
7 25 (15.82%) Scala
8 22 (13.92%) C++
9 21 (13.29%) Bash Shell
10 11 (6.96%) Groovy
11 8 (5.06%) SQL
12 7 (4.43%) Apple Swift
12 7 (4.43%) Objective-C
13 4 (2.53%) Perl
14 1 (0.63%) Go
14 1 (0.63%) PHP 5
14 1 (0.63%) PHP 7
14 1 (0.63%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (8.86%) Degree
2 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.63%) RHCA
2 1 (0.63%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.06%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) GCP
System Software
1 39 (24.68%) Docker
2 4 (2.53%) Varnish
3 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.63%) zsh
Systems Management
1 30 (18.99%) Puppet
2 26 (16.46%) Ansible
3 17 (10.76%) Graphite
4 14 (8.86%) Nagios
5 13 (8.23%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (6.33%) CA Service Virtualization
6 10 (6.33%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (4.43%) Grafana
8 5 (3.16%) Terraform
9 4 (2.53%) Consul
9 4 (2.53%) HAProxy
9 4 (2.53%) Packer
10 3 (1.90%) Kubernetes
10 3 (1.90%) Salt
11 2 (1.27%) ZABBIX
11 2 (1.27%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 54 (34.18%) Google
2 25 (15.82%) PagerDuty
3 21 (13.29%) ServiceNow
4 10 (6.33%) AppDynamics
4 10 (6.33%) CA
4 10 (6.33%) HP
4 10 (6.33%) IBM
4 10 (6.33%) SaltStack
5 6 (3.80%) Apple
5 6 (3.80%) New Relic
5 6 (3.80%) Splunk
6 4 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.90%) Oracle
7 3 (1.90%) VMware
8 2 (1.27%) Avaya
8 2 (1.27%) Facebook
8 2 (1.27%) hybris
8 2 (1.27%) Twitter
9 1 (0.63%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.63%) Zend
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