Period
to 10 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SonarQube skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SonarQube over the 6 months to 10 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SonarSource SonarQube
UK
6 months to
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 638 684 871
Rank change year-on-year +46 +187 +90
Permanent jobs citing SonarQube 247 248 252
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.42% 1.27% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 154 187 180
10th Percentile £52,500 £45,250 £45,000
25th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +26.21%
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £87,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £83,750 £97,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +13.04% +21.05%

SonarQube is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17,454 19,516 29,072
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.89% 19.50% 19.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13,368 15,569 23,160
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SonarQube
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SonarQube as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SonarQube in the UK

SonarQube
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SonarQube.

Salary trend for SonarQube in the UK

SonarQube
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SonarQube over the 6 months to 10 May 2021.

Salary histogram for SonarQube in the UK

SonarQube
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SonarQube within the UK over the 6 months to 10 May 2021. 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 +79 239 £70,000 +3.32% 46
London +109 146 £75,000 +7.14% 13
UK excluding London +13 99 £62,500 -3.85% 35
South East +42 41 £75,000 +7.14% 12
South West -13 24 £71,500 +5.93% 6
Work from Home -152 24 £67,500 - 6
North of England +4 22 £60,000 - 14
Yorkshire -12 10 £63,750 -1.92% 3
North West +22 9 £60,000 +5.07% 9
Scotland +1 5 £57,500 -36.11% 1
North East - 4 £38,500 - 2
Midlands -20 3 £57,500 -5.26%
East of England +14 2 £71,250 - 1
West Midlands -26 2 £53,000 -12.67%
Wales +23 1 £45,000 -24.37%
East Midlands +11 1 £60,000 +39.53%
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 10 May 2021, IT jobs citing SonarQube 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 SonarQube.

1 174 (70.45%) Java
2 173 (70.04%) Jenkins
3 157 (63.56%) Agile Software Development
4 153 (61.94%) DevOps
5 137 (55.47%) Microservices
6 135 (54.66%) AWS
7 122 (49.39%) Git (software)
8 111 (44.94%) Spring
9 95 (38.46%) Maven
10 84 (34.01%) PostgreSQL
11 81 (32.79%) Docker
12 78 (31.58%) Software Engineering
12 78 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
13 76 (30.77%) Kubernetes
14 71 (28.74%) RESTful
14 71 (28.74%) Finance
15 70 (28.34%) Azure
16 67 (27.13%) Python
17 66 (26.72%) JUnit
17 66 (26.72%) Fintech
18 65 (26.32%) Web Services
18 65 (26.32%) Degree
19 59 (23.89%) Open Source
19 59 (23.89%) BDD
20 56 (22.67%) Mockito
20 56 (22.67%) TDD
21 54 (21.86%) Artifactory
21 54 (21.86%) Social Skills
22 52 (21.05%) Banking
23 48 (19.43%) Linux

SonarQube
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 23 (9.31%) Confluence
2 19 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (7.29%) Apache Spark
4 15 (6.07%) GemFire
5 10 (4.05%) Tomcat
6 9 (3.64%) Apache
7 6 (2.43%) CMS
7 6 (2.43%) nginx
8 1 (0.40%) IIS
8 1 (0.40%) JBoss
8 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 9 (3.64%) Figma
Cloud Services
1 135 (54.66%) AWS
2 70 (28.34%) Azure
3 44 (17.81%) GCP
4 38 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
5 30 (12.15%) GitHub
6 25 (10.12%) Amazon SQS
7 19 (7.69%) Amazon ECS
7 19 (7.69%) Amazon EKS
8 17 (6.88%) Datadog
8 17 (6.88%) SaaS
9 15 (6.07%) Bitrise
9 15 (6.07%) Firebase
10 14 (5.67%) OpenShift
10 14 (5.67%) Serverless
11 12 (4.86%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (3.24%) PaaS
13 7 (2.83%) Amazon Kinesis
13 7 (2.83%) Amazon S3
14 6 (2.43%) Amazon ELB
15 5 (2.02%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.67%) HTTP
2 7 (2.83%) DHCP
2 7 (2.83%) DNS
2 7 (2.83%) FTP
2 7 (2.83%) IPsec
2 7 (2.83%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.81%) Network Security
4 1 (0.40%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.40%) SSL
4 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (34.01%) PostgreSQL
2 28 (11.34%) Big Data
3 26 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 24 (9.72%) MySQL
5 21 (8.50%) SQL Server
6 19 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 17 (6.88%) Hadoop
8 16 (6.48%) Redis
9 14 (5.67%) MongoDB
10 12 (4.86%) Amazon RDS
11 11 (4.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (3.24%) HBase
12 8 (3.24%) MariaDB
13 6 (2.43%) Amazon Athena
13 6 (2.43%) Amazon Redshift
14 2 (0.81%) Tableau
15 1 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
15 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 173 (70.04%) Jenkins
2 122 (49.39%) Git (software)
3 95 (38.46%) Maven
4 66 (26.72%) JUnit
5 56 (22.67%) Mockito
6 54 (21.86%) Artifactory
7 42 (17.00%) Cucumber
8 39 (15.79%) DbUnit
8 39 (15.79%) jMock
9 31 (12.55%) JIRA
9 31 (12.55%) Sonatype Nexus
10 27 (10.93%) GitLab
11 20 (8.10%) Gradle
12 19 (7.69%) Cypress.io
12 19 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
12 19 (7.69%) Rational Rhapsody
13 18 (7.29%) Protractor
14 16 (6.48%) TeamCity
15 15 (6.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 15 (6.07%) IntelliJ
General
1 71 (28.74%) Finance
2 54 (21.86%) Social Skills
3 52 (21.05%) Banking
4 46 (18.62%) Public Sector
5 25 (10.12%) Presentation Skills
6 20 (8.10%) Games
7 15 (6.07%) Law
8 13 (5.26%) Investment Banking
8 13 (5.26%) Retail
9 10 (4.05%) Influencing Skills
10 8 (3.24%) Front Office
11 6 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (0.40%) Electronics
12 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.40%) Marketing
12 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 112 (45.34%) Developer
2 78 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 47 (19.03%) DevOps Engineer
4 39 (15.79%) Senior Developer
5 37 (14.98%) Software Engineer
6 31 (12.55%) Senior Java Developer
7 19 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
8 18 (7.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 15 (6.07%) Lead Developer
10 11 (4.45%) Software Developer
10 11 (4.45%) Technical Leader
11 10 (4.05%) Java Engineer
12 9 (3.64%) Lead Software Engineer
13 8 (3.24%) Backend Developer
13 8 (3.24%) Digital Developer
13 8 (3.24%) Full Stack Developer
14 7 (2.83%) Automation Developer
14 7 (2.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 7 (2.83%) Site Reliability Engineer
14 7 (2.83%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (44.94%) Spring
2 71 (28.74%) RESTful
3 65 (26.32%) Web Services
4 41 (16.60%) Kafka
4 41 (16.60%) React
4 41 (16.60%) SOAP
5 39 (15.79%) PowerMock
5 39 (15.79%) REST
6 37 (14.98%) ActiveMQ
7 36 (14.57%) Node.js
8 34 (13.77%) CSS
9 32 (12.96%) AngularJS
9 32 (12.96%) Spring Boot
10 21 (8.50%) Redux
10 21 (8.50%) Spring Cloud
11 17 (6.88%) Hibernate
11 17 (6.88%) HTML
12 15 (6.07%) Express
12 15 (6.07%) Tailwind CSS
12 15 (6.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.34%) NHS
2 19 (7.69%) User Experience
3 15 (6.07%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (3.64%) Derivative
4 9 (3.64%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.64%) Video\Live Streaming
5 8 (3.24%) Algorithms
5 8 (3.24%) Market Risk
6 7 (2.83%) Online Games
7 6 (2.43%) Biotechnology
7 6 (2.43%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.21%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.81%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.81%) Tandem
11 1 (0.40%) Life Science
11 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (19.43%) Linux
2 27 (10.93%) Unix
3 19 (7.69%) Windows
4 9 (3.64%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.43%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.43%) CentOS
5 6 (2.43%) Ubuntu
6 5 (2.02%) Android
7 3 (1.21%) AIX
7 3 (1.21%) Solaris
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (63.56%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (61.94%) DevOps
3 137 (55.47%) Microservices
4 78 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
4 78 (31.58%) Software Engineering
5 66 (26.72%) Fintech
6 59 (23.89%) BDD
6 59 (23.89%) Open Source
7 56 (22.67%) TDD
8 47 (19.03%) Computer Science
8 47 (19.03%) Scrum
9 37 (14.98%) Test Automation
10 32 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
11 29 (11.74%) UML
12 28 (11.34%) Biometrics
12 28 (11.34%) Software Testing
13 26 (10.53%) Continuous Deployment
14 25 (10.12%) Re-Platforming
15 24 (9.72%) SDLC
16 23 (9.31%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 174 (70.45%) Java
2 67 (27.13%) Python
3 45 (18.22%) SQL
4 38 (15.38%) C#
5 33 (13.36%) JavaScript
6 29 (11.74%) C++
7 27 (10.93%) Java 8
8 15 (6.07%) Bash Shell
9 14 (5.67%) Kotlin
10 12 (4.86%) Shell Script
10 12 (4.86%) TypeScript
11 8 (3.24%) Groovy
12 6 (2.43%) Apple Swift
13 5 (2.02%) ES6
13 5 (2.02%) Go
13 5 (2.02%) Perl
13 5 (2.02%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.62%) ES7
14 4 (1.62%) ES8
15 3 (1.21%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 65 (26.32%) Degree
2 39 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (13.36%) Security Cleared
4 29 (11.74%) SC Cleared
5 10 (4.05%) Master's Degree
6 8 (3.24%) OCP
6 8 (3.24%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.40%) CCSP
7 1 (0.40%) CEH
7 1 (0.40%) CISA
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.40%) CISM
7 1 (0.40%) CISSP
7 1 (0.40%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.40%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.40%) GIAC
7 1 (0.40%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.29%) QA
2 10 (4.05%) GDPR
System Software
1 81 (32.79%) Docker
2 20 (8.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (3.24%) HDFS
4 8 (3.24%) Postfix
5 5 (2.02%) vSphere
6 2 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 76 (30.77%) Kubernetes
2 44 (17.81%) Ansible
3 35 (14.17%) Terraform
4 34 (13.77%) Grafana
4 34 (13.77%) Prometheus
5 16 (6.48%) Puppet
6 9 (3.64%) Consul
7 8 (3.24%) Graylog
7 8 (3.24%) Icinga
7 8 (3.24%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.40%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.40%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.40%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.40%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 24 (9.72%) Oracle
2 22 (8.91%) IBM
3 20 (8.10%) VMware
4 17 (6.88%) Microsoft
5 15 (6.07%) Okta
6 14 (5.67%) Google
7 9 (3.64%) Splunk
8 7 (2.83%) AppDynamics
9 4 (1.62%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.62%) Black Duck
10 3 (1.21%) CA
10 3 (1.21%) Nimsoft
10 3 (1.21%) Samsung
10 3 (1.21%) Sybase
11 2 (0.81%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.40%) Broadcom
12 1 (0.40%) Dynatrace
12 1 (0.40%) F5
12 1 (0.40%) PagerDuty
12 1 (0.40%) RedGate