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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Slack
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 819 887 970
Rank change year-on-year +68 +83  
Permanent jobs citing Slack 64 36 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.037% 0.005%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.43% 0.31% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 44 35 5
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.72% +10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £30,000 -
% change year-on-year +29.16% -  

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 14953 11716 9656
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.00% 11.90% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12390 9938 7827
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  

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 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Slack in the UK

Slack
Top 30 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 24 June 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 +79 63 £42,500 -22.72% 13
London +35 39 £53,750 -2.27% 7
South East +48 5 £29,000 -3.33% 1
Yorkshire +9 5 £26,500 -3.63% 1
West Midlands - 5 £55,000 - 1
South West - 4 £39,250 -
Bristol - 4 £39,250 -
Birmingham - 4 £55,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +16 2 - -
Leeds +10 2 - -
City of London - 2 £71,250 -
Manchester - 2 £44,500 -
North West - 2 £44,500 - 2
Scotland - 1 £39,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £37,500 -
North East - 1 £37,500 -
Hastings - 1 £29,000 -
Dundee - 1 £39,000 - 1
Coventry - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £31,500 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £29,000 -
Surrey - 1 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £28,000 - 1
Kent - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £29,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £31,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
York - 1 £28,000 - 1
Worthing - 1 £29,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 71 (47.02%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (38.41%) DevOps
3 53 (35.10%) Google
4 52 (34.44%) Java
5 50 (33.11%) TDD
6 48 (31.79%) Scrum
7 45 (29.80%) Retail
7 45 (29.80%) Python
7 45 (29.80%) JIRA
7 45 (29.80%) Test Automation
8 44 (29.14%) Selenium
8 44 (29.14%) C#
9 43 (28.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 43 (28.48%) G Suite
10 42 (27.81%) Finance
11 40 (26.49%) JavaScript
12 38 (25.17%) BDD
12 38 (25.17%) Office 365
13 37 (24.50%) Continuous Integration
13 37 (24.50%) Kanban
13 37 (24.50%) Software Testing
14 36 (23.84%) Software Engineering
14 36 (23.84%) Cucumber
14 36 (23.84%) Jenkins
15 35 (23.18%) DSDM
16 34 (22.52%) PHP
17 33 (21.85%) SoapUI
18 32 (21.19%) Linux
19 31 (20.53%) C
19 31 (20.53%) Amazon AWS

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 8 (5.30%) CMS
1 8 (5.30%) Confluence
2 3 (1.99%) Skype for Business
2 3 (1.99%) WordPress
3 1 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.66%) Apache
3 1 (0.66%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.66%) Drupal
3 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.66%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.66%) Ethereum
3 1 (0.66%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (0.66%) nginx
3 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (4.64%) Campfire
2 2 (1.32%) InVision
3 1 (0.66%) HipChat
3 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 43 (28.48%) G Suite
2 38 (25.17%) Office 365
3 31 (20.53%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (18.54%) GitHub
5 22 (14.57%) SaaS
6 17 (11.26%) Trello
7 13 (8.61%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (8.61%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (8.61%) Sumo Logic
8 7 (4.64%) Asana
9 4 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.99%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 3 (1.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (1.99%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (1.99%) Dropbox
10 3 (1.99%) OneDrive
10 3 (1.99%) Yammer
11 2 (1.32%) BrowserStack
12 1 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.66%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.28%) Internet
1 11 (7.28%) LAN
2 10 (6.62%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.64%) Skype
4 3 (1.99%) HTTP
5 2 (1.32%) Firewall
5 2 (1.32%) SSH
6 1 (0.66%) IPsec
6 1 (0.66%) SSL
6 1 (0.66%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.56%) MySQL
2 16 (10.60%) Redis
3 14 (9.27%) MongoDB
4 13 (8.61%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.32%) Blockchain
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.66%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.66%) Big Data
7 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.66%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.66%) OLTP
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 45 (29.80%) JIRA
2 44 (29.14%) Selenium
3 43 (28.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 36 (23.84%) Cucumber
4 36 (23.84%) Jenkins
5 33 (21.85%) SoapUI
6 27 (17.88%) Git (software)
7 22 (14.57%) Appium
7 22 (14.57%) Buildbot
7 22 (14.57%) Ranorex
8 20 (13.25%) JMeter
9 17 (11.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (9.27%) TeamCity
11 13 (8.61%) HP UFT
12 11 (7.28%) LoadRunner
12 11 (7.28%) WATIR
13 9 (5.96%) Gatling
13 9 (5.96%) NeoLoad
13 9 (5.96%) WebLOAD
14 8 (5.30%) Vagrant
General
1 45 (29.80%) Retail
2 42 (27.81%) Finance
3 13 (8.61%) Games
4 12 (7.95%) Banking
5 11 (7.28%) Marketing
6 9 (5.96%) Investment Banking
7 8 (5.30%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.99%) Advertising
8 3 (1.99%) Back Office
9 1 (0.66%) Billing
9 1 (0.66%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (32.45%) Developer
2 34 (22.52%) Consultant
3 20 (13.25%) Technical Consultant
4 18 (11.92%) Test Consultant
5 16 (10.60%) Analyst
6 13 (8.61%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (7.95%) .NET Developer
7 12 (7.95%) Technical Leader
8 10 (6.62%) DevOps Consultant
8 10 (6.62%) Test Analyst
9 8 (5.30%) ServiceNow Developer
10 7 (4.64%) Digital Developer
10 7 (4.64%) Python Developer
10 7 (4.64%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (4.64%) Senior Test Analyst
11 6 (3.97%) Graduate
11 6 (3.97%) Graduate Consultant
11 6 (3.97%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.97%) Junior
11 6 (3.97%) Junior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.21%) CSS
1 29 (19.21%) HTML
2 26 (17.22%) Web Services
3 19 (12.58%) .NET
4 16 (10.60%) jQuery
5 13 (8.61%) REST
6 12 (7.95%) AngularJS
6 12 (7.95%) ASP.NET
6 12 (7.95%) Node.js
6 12 (7.95%) XML
7 11 (7.28%) .NET Framework
7 11 (7.28%) Entity Framework
8 10 (6.62%) SOAP
8 10 (6.62%) WCF
9 9 (5.96%) Ajax
9 9 (5.96%) Django
10 8 (5.30%) HTML5
10 8 (5.30%) LAMP
10 8 (5.30%) React
11 7 (4.64%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.28%) User Experience
2 8 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.30%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.64%) Virtual Team
4 6 (3.97%) Blog
5 5 (3.31%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.65%) Social Media
7 2 (1.32%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.32%) iPhone
8 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.66%) Contactless
8 1 (0.66%) Fintech
8 1 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.66%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.19%) Linux
2 21 (13.91%) Unix
3 14 (9.27%) Apple iOS
4 11 (7.28%) SmartOS
5 10 (6.62%) Windows
6 8 (5.30%) Android
7 7 (4.64%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (47.02%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (38.41%) DevOps
3 50 (33.11%) TDD
4 48 (31.79%) Scrum
5 45 (29.80%) Test Automation
6 38 (25.17%) BDD
7 37 (24.50%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (24.50%) Kanban
7 37 (24.50%) Software Testing
8 36 (23.84%) Software Engineering
9 35 (23.18%) DSDM
10 25 (16.56%) SDLC
11 23 (15.23%) Mentoring
12 21 (13.91%) Continuous Delivery
13 16 (10.60%) ITSM
14 14 (9.27%) MVC
14 14 (9.27%) Time Management
14 14 (9.27%) Web Development
15 13 (8.61%) Operations Management
16 12 (7.95%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 52 (34.44%) Java
2 45 (29.80%) Python
3 44 (29.14%) C#
4 40 (26.49%) JavaScript
5 34 (22.52%) PHP
6 31 (20.53%) C
6 31 (20.53%) Ruby
7 23 (15.23%) C++
8 22 (14.57%) Scala
9 13 (8.61%) SQL
10 11 (7.28%) Groovy
11 6 (3.97%) Bash Shell
12 5 (3.31%) Perl
13 4 (2.65%) XPath
14 3 (1.99%) Go
14 3 (1.99%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.66%) PHP 5
15 1 (0.66%) PHP 7
15 1 (0.66%) Rust
15 1 (0.66%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (8.61%) Degree
2 5 (3.31%) ACSP
3 4 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.99%) ACSA
4 3 (1.99%) ACTC
5 2 (1.32%) ACMT
6 1 (0.66%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.66%) MCSE
6 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.66%) RHCA
6 1 (0.66%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.31%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (13.25%) Docker
2 3 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.66%) zsh
Systems Management
1 24 (15.89%) Puppet
2 20 (13.25%) Ansible
3 17 (11.26%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (7.28%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (7.28%) Nagios
5 6 (3.97%) CA Service Virtualization
5 6 (3.97%) Graphite
6 4 (2.65%) Salt
6 4 (2.65%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.32%) Terraform
8 1 (0.66%) Grafana
8 1 (0.66%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.66%) Kibana
8 1 (0.66%) logstash
8 1 (0.66%) Marathon
8 1 (0.66%) Mesos
8 1 (0.66%) Packer
Vendors
1 53 (35.10%) Google
2 21 (13.91%) PagerDuty
3 20 (13.25%) Splunk
4 13 (8.61%) AppDynamics
4 13 (8.61%) New Relic
5 12 (7.95%) ServiceNow
6 11 (7.28%) HP
6 11 (7.28%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (3.97%) Apple
7 6 (3.97%) CA
7 6 (3.97%) IBM
7 6 (3.97%) SaltStack
7 6 (3.97%) XebiaLabs
8 4 (2.65%) Telerik
9 3 (1.99%) Facebook
9 3 (1.99%) Twitter
10 2 (1.32%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.32%) Sophos
10 2 (1.32%) VMware
10 2 (1.32%) Zend
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