Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Slack
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 625 612 754
Rank change year-on-year -13 +142 +84
Permanent jobs citing Slack 505 162 290
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.90% 0.62% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 163 132 195
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,625 £46,250 £49,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,500 £64,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% -10.16% +16.36%
75th Percentile £86,250 £70,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £77,350 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,750 £52,500 £63,079
% change year-on-year +2.38% -16.77% +20.15%

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 56,067 25,983 42,601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.55% 41.25% 33.87%
Number of salaries quoted 38,241 22,144 35,060
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 24 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Slack in the UK

Slack
Top 16 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 24 January 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 -81 361 £65,000 +13.04% 68
London -76 268 £67,500 +12.50% 52
UK excluding London -166 94 £53,750 +2.38% 16
Work from Home -176 93 £75,000 +17.65% 18
North of England -88 43 £46,250 -7.50% 5
Yorkshire -71 33 £45,000 -14.29% 4
South East -101 31 £80,000 +36.17% 5
North West -82 10 £63,750 +155.00%
Midlands -89 9 £27,500 -63.33% 5
West Midlands -58 8 £27,500 -52.79% 4
Scotland -62 5 £65,000 +23.81%
East of England -96 4 - - 1
North East - 2 £50,000 - 1
Wales -48 1 £30,000 -
East Midlands -59 1 £125,000 +66.67% 1
South West -63 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 247 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (34.65%) Software Engineering
3 170 (33.66%) JavaScript
4 164 (32.48%) JIRA
5 158 (31.29%) AWS
6 154 (30.50%) Social Skills
7 148 (29.31%) Kubernetes
8 146 (28.91%) React
9 135 (26.73%) Git (software)
10 134 (26.53%) Docker
11 133 (26.34%) GitHub
12 126 (24.95%) DevOps
13 125 (24.75%) Java
14 124 (24.55%) Python
14 124 (24.55%) Problem-Solving
15 116 (22.97%) PostgreSQL
16 112 (22.18%) TypeScript
16 112 (22.18%) CI/CD
17 111 (21.98%) Node.js
18 108 (21.39%) Finance
19 100 (19.80%) Microservices
20 99 (19.60%) Analytics
20 99 (19.60%) Test Automation
20 99 (19.60%) Marketing
21 98 (19.41%) QA
22 96 (19.01%) SaaS
22 96 (19.01%) Confluence
22 96 (19.01%) Full Stack Development
23 90 (17.82%) Azure
24 89 (17.62%) User Experience

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 96 (19.01%) Confluence
2 42 (8.32%) Elasticsearch
3 40 (7.92%) SharePoint
4 27 (5.35%) Apache Spark
5 12 (2.38%) WordPress
6 11 (2.18%) Apache
7 10 (1.98%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.79%) CMS
8 4 (0.79%) IIS
9 2 (0.40%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.40%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.20%) concrete5
10 1 (0.20%) Drupal
10 1 (0.20%) nginx
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (3.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 13 (2.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (1.58%) Windchill
5 5 (0.99%) Adobe Premiere
6 4 (0.79%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.59%) Sketch
8 2 (0.40%) InVision
8 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.20%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.98%) Summit
2 8 (1.58%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 5 (0.99%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.20%) Magento
5 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.20%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 158 (31.29%) AWS
2 133 (26.34%) GitHub
3 96 (19.01%) SaaS
4 90 (17.82%) Azure
5 69 (13.66%) GCP
6 54 (10.69%) Trello
7 49 (9.70%) Google Workspace
8 40 (7.92%) Dropbox
9 34 (6.73%) Serverless
10 31 (6.14%) Amazon SQS
11 29 (5.74%) Figma
12 25 (4.95%) GitHub Actions
12 25 (4.95%) Microsoft 365
13 24 (4.75%) Amazon S3
14 23 (4.55%) Datadog
15 21 (4.16%) Heroku
16 19 (3.76%) AWS Lambda
17 18 (3.56%) AWS CloudFormation
18 16 (3.17%) IaaS
19 15 (2.97%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.53%) HTTP
2 30 (5.94%) Internet
3 24 (4.75%) DNS
4 17 (3.37%) Wi-Fi
5 15 (2.97%) DHCP
5 15 (2.97%) MQTT
6 11 (2.18%) TCP/IP
7 10 (1.98%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (1.58%) FTP
8 8 (1.58%) WebEx
9 7 (1.39%) VPN
10 4 (0.79%) IPsec
10 4 (0.79%) OpenVPN
11 3 (0.59%) Skype
12 2 (0.40%) SSL
13 1 (0.20%) Firewall
13 1 (0.20%) LAN
13 1 (0.20%) Unified Communications
13 1 (0.20%) WAN
13 1 (0.20%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (22.97%) PostgreSQL
2 67 (13.27%) Redis
3 56 (11.09%) NoSQL
4 53 (10.50%) Big Data
5 52 (10.30%) MySQL
6 47 (9.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 39 (7.72%) Relational Database
8 35 (6.93%) SQL Server
9 30 (5.94%) Metadata
10 19 (3.76%) Couchbase
11 16 (3.17%) RDBMS
12 15 (2.97%) MongoDB
13 13 (2.57%) Amazon Redshift
14 12 (2.38%) Blockchain
15 9 (1.78%) Neo4j
16 8 (1.58%) Amazon RDS
16 8 (1.58%) Looker
17 7 (1.39%) MarkLogic
18 5 (0.99%) SQLite
19 4 (0.79%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 164 (32.48%) JIRA
2 135 (26.73%) Git (software)
3 64 (12.67%) Jenkins
4 44 (8.71%) GitLab
5 41 (8.12%) Postman
6 40 (7.92%) Cypress.io
7 38 (7.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 33 (6.53%) Selenium
9 32 (6.34%) NUnit
10 26 (5.15%) Cucumber
11 23 (4.55%) JMeter
11 23 (4.55%) SoapUI
12 22 (4.36%) JUnit
13 20 (3.96%) Storybook
14 17 (3.37%) Bitbucket
14 17 (3.37%) Serenity BDD
14 17 (3.37%) SpecFlow
14 17 (3.37%) TestNG
14 17 (3.37%) webpack
15 15 (2.97%) Moq
General
1 154 (30.50%) Social Skills
2 108 (21.39%) Finance
3 99 (19.60%) Marketing
4 42 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (6.14%) Telecoms
6 29 (5.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 21 (4.16%) Legal
8 20 (3.96%) Organisational Skills
9 14 (2.77%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 12 (2.38%) Games
10 12 (2.38%) Law
10 12 (2.38%) Retail
11 10 (1.98%) Banking
11 10 (1.98%) Presentation Skills
12 9 (1.78%) Financial Institution
12 9 (1.78%) Public Sector
13 8 (1.58%) Military
14 7 (1.39%) German Language
14 7 (1.39%) Polish Language
14 7 (1.39%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 125 (24.75%) Developer
2 102 (20.20%) Software Engineer
3 52 (10.30%) Senior Software Engineer
4 49 (9.70%) Analyst
5 37 (7.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 27 (5.35%) Senior Developer
7 25 (4.95%) Support Engineer
8 24 (4.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 24 (4.75%) Test Engineer
9 21 (4.16%) Java Developer
10 20 (3.96%) Senior Analyst
11 18 (3.56%) Backend Developer
12 17 (3.37%) DevOps Engineer
13 15 (2.97%) Development Engineer
13 15 (2.97%) Software Development Engineer
13 15 (2.97%) Software Test Engineer
13 15 (2.97%) Support Analyst
13 15 (2.97%) Test Development Engineer
14 13 (2.57%) IT Analyst
15 12 (2.38%) Knowledge Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (28.91%) React
2 111 (21.98%) Node.js
3 76 (15.05%) REST
4 71 (14.06%) CSS
5 70 (13.86%) AngularJS
5 70 (13.86%) HTML
5 70 (13.86%) Kafka
6 61 (12.08%) Jest
7 45 (8.91%) Vue.js
8 44 (8.71%) GraphQL
9 43 (8.51%) Redux
10 39 (7.72%) Ruby on Rails
11 38 (7.52%) Swagger
12 36 (7.13%) JSON
13 32 (6.34%) .NET
13 32 (6.34%) React Native
14 30 (5.94%) Django
15 27 (5.35%) Sass
16 25 (4.95%) HTML5
17 24 (4.75%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 89 (17.62%) User Experience
2 44 (8.71%) Algorithms
3 43 (8.51%) Virtual Team
4 40 (7.92%) Mobile App
5 39 (7.72%) Enterprise Software
6 32 (6.34%) Social Media
6 32 (6.34%) Video Conferencing
7 25 (4.95%) Blog
8 21 (4.16%) Hybrid Cloud
9 20 (3.96%) Cloud Native
9 20 (3.96%) Data Structures
10 14 (2.77%) Video\Live Streaming
11 12 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
12 9 (1.78%) Private Cloud
13 8 (1.58%) Animation
13 8 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
13 8 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (1.39%) CMDB
14 7 (1.39%) NHS
15 6 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 65 (12.87%) Windows
2 61 (12.08%) Linux
3 28 (5.54%) Android
4 24 (4.75%) Apple iOS
5 16 (3.17%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.78%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.19%) Mac OS
7 6 (1.19%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.19%) Unix
8 5 (0.99%) Alpine Linux
8 5 (0.99%) Debian
9 4 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (34.65%) Software Engineering
3 126 (24.95%) DevOps
4 124 (24.55%) Problem-Solving
5 112 (22.18%) CI/CD
6 100 (19.80%) Microservices
7 99 (19.60%) Analytics
7 99 (19.60%) Test Automation
8 96 (19.01%) Full Stack Development
9 86 (17.03%) Data Science
10 74 (14.65%) Scrum
11 72 (14.26%) Continuous Integration
12 64 (12.67%) Machine Learning
13 62 (12.28%) Computer Science
14 57 (11.29%) TDD
15 52 (10.30%) Pair Programming
16 51 (10.10%) Unit Testing
17 45 (8.91%) Open Source
18 42 (8.32%) Coaching
19 41 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 170 (33.66%) JavaScript
2 125 (24.75%) Java
3 124 (24.55%) Python
4 112 (22.18%) TypeScript
5 81 (16.04%) SQL
6 66 (13.07%) Go
7 64 (12.67%) Ruby
8 62 (12.28%) C#
9 51 (10.10%) Kotlin
10 42 (8.32%) PHP
11 34 (6.73%) PowerShell
12 22 (4.36%) ES6
13 21 (4.16%) Bash
14 19 (3.76%) C
15 13 (2.57%) Ada
16 12 (2.38%) Apple Swift
16 12 (2.38%) Objective-C
17 10 (1.98%) Dart
17 10 (1.98%) Scala
18 9 (1.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 76 (15.05%) Degree
2 38 (7.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (4.36%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.99%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.79%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.59%) MBA
7 2 (0.40%) PMP
8 1 (0.20%) APMP
8 1 (0.20%) PhD
8 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (19.41%) QA
2 20 (3.96%) Accessibility
3 8 (1.58%) Def Stans
4 7 (1.39%) WCAG
5 6 (1.19%) GDPR
5 6 (1.19%) SLA
6 3 (0.59%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.59%) MiFID
7 1 (0.20%) GRC
System Software
1 134 (26.53%) Docker
2 29 (5.74%) Active Directory
3 19 (3.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 10 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.20%) Varnish
7 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 148 (29.31%) Kubernetes
2 81 (16.04%) Terraform
3 39 (7.72%) Prometheus
4 34 (6.73%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (5.15%) Ansible
5 26 (5.15%) Grafana
6 16 (3.17%) HAProxy
7 15 (2.97%) Kibana
7 15 (2.97%) logstash
7 15 (2.97%) MIIS
7 15 (2.97%) Opsgenie
7 15 (2.97%) Pingdom
7 15 (2.97%) ZABBIX
8 13 (2.57%) Istio
9 11 (2.18%) Jamf Pro
10 9 (1.78%) SCOM
11 8 (1.58%) Microsoft Intune
11 8 (1.58%) PTC Integrity
12 7 (1.39%) ITRS Geneos
13 6 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 85 (16.83%) Google
2 54 (10.69%) Microsoft
3 41 (8.12%) New Relic
4 30 (5.94%) Salesforce.com
5 29 (5.74%) Brandwatch
6 28 (5.54%) Apple
6 28 (5.54%) BEA
6 28 (5.54%) CrowdStrike
6 28 (5.54%) Spotify
7 22 (4.36%) Splunk
8 18 (3.56%) HubSpot
9 17 (3.37%) Dell
10 15 (2.97%) Red Hat
10 15 (2.97%) Sun
11 14 (2.77%) Bloomberg
12 11 (2.18%) Oracle
12 11 (2.18%) VMware
13 10 (1.98%) ServiceNow
14 9 (1.78%) MuleSoft
14 9 (1.78%) Xero