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

Slack
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 879 1001 1233
Rank change year-on-year +122 +232 +65
Permanent jobs citing Slack 280 172 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.097% 0.024%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.82% 0.72% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 200 91 46
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -21.43%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,875 £67,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +35.71% -36.36% +10.00%

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 34,311 23,981 20,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.81% 13.48% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 28,402 20,091 17,102
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%

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 January 2018.

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 17 January 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 +100 257 £55,000 +10.83% 33
London +97 176 £57,500 +6.98% 19
UK excluding London +43 96 £47,500 +35.71% 18
South East +59 44 £52,500 +50.00% 4
North of England +7 16 £61,250 +36.11% 4
South West +10 13 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Yorkshire +26 12 £62,500 -3.85% 2
Scotland -26 9 £40,000 - 3
East of England +22 6 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Northern Ireland - 6 £12,500 -
North West -3 4 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Midlands -8 2 £65,000 +103.13% 1
West Midlands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 124 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (43.21%) GitHub
3 101 (36.07%) JIRA
4 91 (32.50%) JavaScript
5 80 (28.57%) Finance
6 77 (27.50%) Trello
7 75 (26.79%) Python
8 74 (26.43%) Docker
9 73 (26.07%) Google
10 65 (23.21%) Amazon AWS
11 64 (22.86%) Java
12 63 (22.50%) DevOps
13 59 (21.07%) PostgreSQL
14 58 (20.71%) Redis
15 57 (20.36%) Jenkins
15 57 (20.36%) Continuous Integration
15 57 (20.36%) Test Automation
16 56 (20.00%) G Suite
16 56 (20.00%) CSS
17 55 (19.64%) Scrum
18 54 (19.29%) HTML
18 54 (19.29%) Project Management
19 51 (18.21%) SQL
19 51 (18.21%) TDD
19 51 (18.21%) Node.js
20 50 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
21 48 (17.14%) BDD
21 48 (17.14%) Software Engineering
22 45 (16.07%) React
23 44 (15.71%) Retail

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 41 (14.64%) Confluence
2 22 (7.86%) nginx
3 19 (6.79%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (5.00%) Apache
4 14 (5.00%) Apache Solr
5 11 (3.93%) Joomla!
5 11 (3.93%) WordPress
6 10 (3.57%) CMS
7 7 (2.50%) Jetty
7 7 (2.50%) OpenStack
8 6 (2.14%) SilverStripe
9 5 (1.79%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.79%) Ethereum
9 5 (1.79%) Hyperledger
10 3 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.36%) Drupal
11 1 (0.36%) Marvel
11 1 (0.36%) Mule
11 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (3.57%) Photoshop
2 7 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.43%) InVision
3 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.71%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 14 (5.00%) Distributed Ledger
2 12 (4.29%) Unit4 Business World
3 9 (3.21%) iTrent
4 6 (2.14%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (1.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 121 (43.21%) GitHub
2 77 (27.50%) Trello
3 65 (23.21%) Amazon AWS
4 56 (20.00%) G Suite
5 50 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 32 (11.43%) Heroku
6 32 (11.43%) SaaS
7 23 (8.21%) Office 365
8 16 (5.71%) Amazon S3
9 15 (5.36%) Route 53
10 14 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (5.00%) CloudFront
11 11 (3.93%) AWS Lambda
11 11 (3.93%) Serverless
12 9 (3.21%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (3.21%) IaaS
13 8 (2.86%) Google Analytics
13 8 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 7 (2.50%) AWS CloudTrail
14 7 (2.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.21%) Firewall
2 7 (2.50%) IP Telephony
2 7 (2.50%) ISDN
2 7 (2.50%) LAN
2 7 (2.50%) Unified Communications
2 7 (2.50%) WAN
2 7 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (2.50%) Wireless
3 5 (1.79%) Internet
3 5 (1.79%) SSH
3 5 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.43%) Skype
4 4 (1.43%) VoIP
5 2 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (0.71%) DNS
6 1 (0.36%) DHCP
6 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.36%) HTTP
6 1 (0.36%) ICMP
6 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (21.07%) PostgreSQL
2 58 (20.71%) Redis
3 42 (15.00%) MySQL
4 30 (10.71%) MongoDB
5 20 (7.14%) Blockchain
6 17 (6.07%) NoSQL
7 12 (4.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 9 (3.21%) SQL Server
9 7 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (2.50%) Relational Database
10 6 (2.14%) Big Data
11 2 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.36%) BigQuery
12 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.36%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 101 (36.07%) JIRA
2 57 (20.36%) Jenkins
3 43 (15.36%) Git (software)
4 37 (13.21%) Cucumber
4 37 (13.21%) Selenium
5 35 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 32 (11.43%) SoapUI
7 26 (9.29%) Codeship
8 25 (8.93%) webpack
9 24 (8.57%) JMeter
10 19 (6.79%) Gatling
11 18 (6.43%) Maven
12 17 (6.07%) Buildbot
13 16 (5.71%) Appium
13 16 (5.71%) GitLab
13 16 (5.71%) LoadRunner
13 16 (5.71%) Ranorex
13 16 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (5.36%) Vagrant
14 15 (5.36%) WebDriver
General
1 80 (28.57%) Finance
2 44 (15.71%) Retail
3 17 (6.07%) Banking
3 17 (6.07%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.29%) Marketing
5 8 (2.86%) Legal
6 6 (2.14%) Games
6 6 (2.14%) Publishing
7 5 (1.79%) Back Office
8 4 (1.43%) Advertising
9 3 (1.07%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.36%) Electronics
10 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 122 (43.57%) Developer
2 62 (22.14%) Senior Developer
3 41 (14.64%) Full Stack Developer
4 30 (10.71%) Consultant
5 21 (7.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 19 (6.79%) Architect
6 19 (6.79%) JavaScript Developer
6 19 (6.79%) Python Developer
7 17 (6.07%) Analyst
8 15 (5.36%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 15 (5.36%) Support Engineer
9 14 (5.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 14 (5.00%) Software Engineer
10 12 (4.29%) Software Developer
11 11 (3.93%) Blockchain Developer
11 11 (3.93%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 11 (3.93%) Technical Consultant
12 9 (3.21%) DevOps Engineer
12 9 (3.21%) IT Engineer
12 9 (3.21%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (20.00%) CSS
2 54 (19.29%) HTML
3 51 (18.21%) Node.js
4 45 (16.07%) React
5 32 (11.43%) AngularJS
6 31 (11.07%) jQuery
7 27 (9.64%) .NET
8 26 (9.29%) REST
8 26 (9.29%) RESTful
8 26 (9.29%) Sidekiq
9 22 (7.86%) Ajax
10 21 (7.50%) Flask
10 21 (7.50%) Jinja
10 21 (7.50%) WebSockets
11 20 (7.14%) React Native
11 20 (7.14%) Spring
12 19 (6.79%) Redux
12 19 (6.79%) Sass
13 17 (6.07%) Express
13 17 (6.07%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.64%) User Experience
2 20 (7.14%) Fintech
3 12 (4.29%) Algorithms
4 9 (3.21%) Equities
5 8 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.86%) Mainframe
6 7 (2.50%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.14%) Bitcoin
7 6 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (2.14%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.79%) Derivative
9 4 (1.43%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.43%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.43%) Raspberry Pi
10 3 (1.07%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.07%) iPhone
10 3 (1.07%) PlayStation
10 3 (1.07%) Taxonomies
10 3 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (15.36%) Linux
2 37 (13.21%) Windows
3 23 (8.21%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.86%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.79%) Mac OS
5 5 (1.79%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.43%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.07%) Android
7 3 (1.07%) CoreOS
7 3 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.71%) Unix
9 1 (0.36%) Solaris
9 1 (0.36%) SUSE
9 1 (0.36%) VMS
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (22.50%) DevOps
3 57 (20.36%) Continuous Integration
3 57 (20.36%) Test Automation
4 55 (19.64%) Scrum
5 54 (19.29%) Project Management
6 51 (18.21%) TDD
7 48 (17.14%) BDD
7 48 (17.14%) Software Engineering
8 39 (13.93%) Analytics
9 33 (11.79%) Software Testing
10 32 (11.43%) Kanban
11 30 (10.71%) Front End Development
12 27 (9.64%) Microservices
13 23 (8.21%) Pair Programming
14 22 (7.86%) DSDM
15 20 (7.14%) OO
16 19 (6.79%) SOA
16 19 (6.79%) Unit Testing
17 18 (6.43%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 91 (32.50%) JavaScript
2 75 (26.79%) Python
3 64 (22.86%) Java
4 51 (18.21%) SQL
5 43 (15.36%) C#
5 43 (15.36%) PHP
6 38 (13.57%) C++
6 38 (13.57%) Ruby
7 28 (10.00%) Bash Shell
8 26 (9.29%) Scala
9 16 (5.71%) C
10 15 (5.36%) VB.NET
11 14 (5.00%) PHP 5
11 14 (5.00%) PHP 7
12 13 (4.64%) Groovy
13 11 (3.93%) TypeScript
14 9 (3.21%) ES6
15 7 (2.50%) PowerShell
16 6 (2.14%) COBOL
16 6 (2.14%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (3.57%) Degree
1 10 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 10 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.86%) ISTQB
3 7 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.43%) Postgraduate
5 3 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) ISEB
6 1 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.00%) QA
2 4 (1.43%) MiFID
3 1 (0.36%) GCP
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 74 (26.43%) Docker
2 7 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 7 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 37 (13.21%) Puppet
2 34 (12.14%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (7.86%) Kubernetes
4 19 (6.79%) Ansible
5 15 (5.36%) Terraform
6 9 (3.21%) Packer
7 7 (2.50%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (2.14%) Salt
9 5 (1.79%) cPanel
9 5 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (1.43%) Kibana
10 4 (1.43%) logstash
11 3 (1.07%) Consul
12 2 (0.71%) Jamf Pro
12 2 (0.71%) yum
13 1 (0.36%) Nagios
Vendors
1 73 (26.07%) Google
2 20 (7.14%) SAP
3 16 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 15 (5.36%) Oracle
5 12 (4.29%) IBM
6 11 (3.93%) CA
6 11 (3.93%) CA Agile Central
6 11 (3.93%) Micro Focus
7 10 (3.57%) Apple
8 8 (2.86%) Atlassian
8 8 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (2.50%) Databricks
9 7 (2.50%) VMware
9 7 (2.50%) Zend
10 5 (1.79%) HP
11 4 (1.43%) Bloomberg
11 4 (1.43%) Freshdesk
11 4 (1.43%) Proofpoint
12 3 (1.07%) Cisco
12 3 (1.07%) New Relic