Period
to 18 January 2022

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

SonarSource SonarQube
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 690 606 738
Rank change year-on-year -84 +132 +133
Permanent jobs citing SonarQube 393 170 310
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.57% 1.32% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 171 127 195
10th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £42,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,875 £51,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £98,750 £80,000 £81,875
90th Percentile £103,750 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £59,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.17% -1.25% +9.09%

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 25,064 12,872 24,296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.68% 20.74% 19.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15,320 10,740 19,279
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,250 £33,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £83,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +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 18 January 2022.

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 18 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
Job
Vacancies
England -74 348 £80,000 +11.89% 52
UK excluding London -58 193 £55,000 -7.17% 33
London -153 178 £90,000 +12.50% 25
South East -43 90 £52,500 -20.75% 7
Work from Home -153 70 £65,000 - 15
North of England -93 53 £57,500 -4.17% 8
North West -56 45 £57,500 -6.12% 5
South West -59 14 £72,500 +12.40% 3
Scotland -59 12 £85,000 +47.83% 5
Wales -27 11 £54,550 -0.82% 3
Midlands -94 9 £81,250 +67.53% 4
North East -20 7 - - 2
West Midlands -63 5 £37,500 -22.68% 2
East Midlands - 4 £125,000 - 2
Northern Ireland - 3 £68,750 -
East of England -89 2 £52,500 -27.59% 3
Yorkshire -82 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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.

1 304 (77.35%) DevOps
2 284 (72.26%) Agile Software Development
3 258 (65.65%) AWS
4 244 (62.09%) Azure
5 238 (60.56%) Jenkins
6 229 (58.27%) Java
7 175 (44.53%) Docker
8 173 (44.02%) Git (software)
9 172 (43.77%) Kubernetes
10 162 (41.22%) Microservices
11 151 (38.42%) Finance
12 148 (37.66%) Software Engineering
13 136 (34.61%) Python
13 136 (34.61%) Test Automation
14 134 (34.10%) Scrum
15 127 (32.32%) Continuous Integration
15 127 (32.32%) GCP
16 123 (31.30%) Maven
17 120 (30.53%) Ansible
18 118 (30.03%) TDD
19 114 (29.01%) BDD
20 113 (28.75%) Linux
21 105 (26.72%) Spring
22 104 (26.46%) GitHub
23 99 (25.19%) PostgreSQL
24 97 (24.68%) JavaScript
25 96 (24.43%) JUnit
26 91 (23.16%) QA
27 90 (22.90%) JIRA
28 89 (22.65%) Degree

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 65 (16.54%) Confluence
2 39 (9.92%) Apache Spark
3 37 (9.41%) Apache
4 35 (8.91%) GemFire
5 29 (7.38%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.04%) CMS
6 8 (2.04%) IIS
6 8 (2.04%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.53%) Camunda
8 5 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (1.02%) JBoss
10 3 (0.76%) Apache Pulsar
11 2 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.51%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.25%) Mule
12 1 (0.25%) nginx
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 9 (2.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.25%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 258 (65.65%) AWS
2 244 (62.09%) Azure
3 127 (32.32%) GCP
4 104 (26.46%) GitHub
5 73 (18.58%) Serverless
6 30 (7.63%) Cloud Computing
7 29 (7.38%) Amazon Kinesis
8 28 (7.12%) AWS Lambda
9 27 (6.87%) Amazon EC2
9 27 (6.87%) AWS CloudFormation
10 26 (6.62%) Amazon SQS
10 26 (6.62%) OpenShift
11 22 (5.60%) IaaS
12 15 (3.82%) Apigee
13 13 (3.31%) Figma
14 12 (3.05%) Azure Service Bus
15 11 (2.80%) CloudBees
15 11 (2.80%) SaaS
16 10 (2.54%) PaaS
17 9 (2.29%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.85%) HTTP
2 5 (1.27%) Internet
3 4 (1.02%) Broadband
3 4 (1.02%) DSL
4 2 (0.51%) Firewall
5 1 (0.25%) DHCP
5 1 (0.25%) DMZ
5 1 (0.25%) DNS
5 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.25%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.25%) SSH
5 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (25.19%) PostgreSQL
2 72 (18.32%) NoSQL
3 63 (16.03%) Relational Database
4 54 (13.74%) MongoDB
5 52 (13.23%) SQL Server
6 38 (9.67%) Big Data
7 37 (9.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 37 (9.41%) MariaDB
7 37 (9.41%) Redis
8 36 (9.16%) HBase
9 15 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (3.82%) InfluxDB
10 13 (3.31%) MySQL
11 11 (2.80%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (2.54%) Azure SQL Database
13 8 (2.04%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.78%) Hadoop
15 6 (1.53%) MarkLogic
16 5 (1.27%) Blockchain
17 4 (1.02%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 238 (60.56%) Jenkins
2 173 (44.02%) Git (software)
3 123 (31.30%) Maven
4 96 (24.43%) JUnit
5 90 (22.90%) JIRA
6 71 (18.07%) Mockito
7 65 (16.54%) Sonatype Nexus
8 64 (16.28%) Artifactory
8 64 (16.28%) Gradle
9 60 (15.27%) Cucumber
10 57 (14.50%) GitLab
11 55 (13.99%) Cypress.io
12 48 (12.21%) Bitbucket
13 47 (11.96%) IntelliJ
14 44 (11.20%) Selenium
15 42 (10.69%) Protractor
16 39 (9.92%) Eclipse
17 38 (9.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 33 (8.40%) Appium
18 33 (8.40%) Storybook
General
1 151 (38.42%) Finance
2 64 (16.28%) Banking
3 54 (13.74%) Law
4 48 (12.21%) Social Skills
5 47 (11.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 32 (8.14%) Public Sector
7 31 (7.89%) Retail
8 30 (7.63%) Presentation Skills
9 28 (7.12%) Influencing Skills
10 13 (3.31%) Legal
11 12 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (2.29%) Automotive
12 9 (2.29%) Games
12 9 (2.29%) Manufacturing
13 5 (1.27%) Back Office
14 4 (1.02%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.76%) Marketing
16 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
17 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 94 (23.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 91 (23.16%) Developer
3 46 (11.70%) Software Engineer
4 35 (8.91%) Java Developer
5 32 (8.14%) Technical Leader
6 26 (6.62%) Java Engineer
7 19 (4.83%) Lead Software Engineer
8 18 (4.58%) Quality Engineer
9 15 (3.82%) Architect
9 15 (3.82%) Full Stack Developer
9 15 (3.82%) Software Developer
10 14 (3.56%) Lead DevOps
11 13 (3.31%) Lead Developer
11 13 (3.31%) Software Manager
12 12 (3.05%) Azure Engineer
12 12 (3.05%) Lead Software Developer
12 12 (3.05%) Principal Engineer
12 12 (3.05%) Principal Software Engineer
13 11 (2.80%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 10 (2.54%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (26.72%) Spring
2 87 (22.14%) Kafka
3 84 (21.37%) AngularJS
4 76 (19.34%) React
4 76 (19.34%) RESTful
5 71 (18.07%) Node.js
6 62 (15.78%) CSS
7 52 (13.23%) Web Services
8 50 (12.72%) Spring Boot
9 48 (12.21%) Elastic Stack
10 45 (11.45%) HTML
10 45 (11.45%) REST
11 44 (11.20%) RabbitMQ
11 44 (11.20%) Redux
12 43 (10.94%) WireMock
13 42 (10.69%) .NET
13 42 (10.69%) JSON
14 40 (10.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 39 (9.92%) Express
16 37 (9.41%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.16%) Linux Command Line
1 36 (9.16%) Public Cloud
2 32 (8.14%) User Experience
3 22 (5.60%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (5.34%) Cloud Native
5 15 (3.82%) Private Cloud
6 14 (3.56%) Algorithms
6 14 (3.56%) Smart Meter
7 13 (3.31%) Management Information System
8 12 (3.05%) Mobile App
8 12 (3.05%) NHS
9 11 (2.80%) Blog
9 11 (2.80%) Reinsurance
9 11 (2.80%) Virtual Team
10 9 (2.29%) Data Centre
11 8 (2.04%) Driving Licence
11 8 (2.04%) Mobile Payment
11 8 (2.04%) Smartcard
12 7 (1.78%) Cyberattack
13 5 (1.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 113 (28.75%) Linux
2 59 (15.01%) Unix
3 52 (13.23%) Windows
4 27 (6.87%) Apple iOS
5 20 (5.09%) Android
6 13 (3.31%) Windows Server
7 8 (2.04%) Solaris
8 6 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.27%) CentOS
10 4 (1.02%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.25%) Alpine Linux
11 1 (0.25%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (77.35%) DevOps
2 284 (72.26%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (41.22%) Microservices
4 148 (37.66%) Software Engineering
5 136 (34.61%) Test Automation
6 134 (34.10%) Scrum
7 127 (32.32%) Continuous Integration
8 118 (30.03%) TDD
9 114 (29.01%) BDD
10 79 (20.10%) Full Stack Development
11 72 (18.32%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 69 (17.56%) Event-Driven
13 68 (17.30%) Open Source
14 64 (16.28%) User Stories
15 60 (15.27%) Validation
16 53 (13.49%) Clean Code
17 52 (13.23%) Kanban
17 52 (13.23%) OO
18 51 (12.98%) Continuous Improvement
19 50 (12.72%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 229 (58.27%) Java
2 136 (34.61%) Python
3 97 (24.68%) JavaScript
4 77 (19.59%) C#
5 47 (11.96%) SQL
6 46 (11.70%) Groovy
7 43 (10.94%) Shell Script
8 38 (9.67%) C++
9 36 (9.16%) Java 8
10 34 (8.65%) Bash
11 25 (6.36%) Perl
12 24 (6.11%) TypeScript
13 23 (5.85%) Java 11
14 17 (4.33%) PowerShell
15 15 (3.82%) C
16 10 (2.54%) Kotlin
17 6 (1.53%) ES6
17 6 (1.53%) Scala
18 5 (1.27%) Dart
19 4 (1.02%) Go
Qualifications
1 89 (22.65%) Degree
2 54 (13.74%) Security Cleared
3 32 (8.14%) OCP
3 32 (8.14%) Oracle Certification
4 30 (7.63%) Master's Degree
5 26 (6.62%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.54%) CISSP
7 8 (2.04%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 8 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (2.04%) CCSP
7 8 (2.04%) CISA
7 8 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.04%) CISM
7 8 (2.04%) CLAS
7 8 (2.04%) CREST Certified
7 8 (2.04%) IISP
8 4 (1.02%) AWS Certification
8 4 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.51%) CEH
10 1 (0.25%) CSPO
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (23.16%) QA
2 29 (7.38%) GDPR
3 14 (3.56%) Data Quality
4 8 (2.04%) GRC
4 8 (2.04%) ISAE 3402
4 8 (2.04%) ISO 31000
4 8 (2.04%) ISO 9001
4 8 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 8 (2.04%) NIST
4 8 (2.04%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.78%) Accessibility
6 5 (1.27%) PMO
6 5 (1.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 175 (44.53%) Docker
2 39 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (8.40%) HDFS
4 17 (4.33%) Postfix
5 8 (2.04%) ISA Server
6 4 (1.02%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.51%) vSphere
9 1 (0.25%) iptables
9 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 172 (43.77%) Kubernetes
2 120 (30.53%) Ansible
3 84 (21.37%) Terraform
4 36 (9.16%) Puppet
5 35 (8.91%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (7.12%) Prometheus
7 22 (5.60%) Grafana
8 12 (3.05%) Docker Swarm
8 12 (3.05%) Kibana
8 12 (3.05%) Nessus
9 10 (2.54%) HP Fortify
10 8 (2.04%) Trend Micro Deep Security
11 7 (1.78%) Fluentd
12 5 (1.27%) Istio
13 3 (0.76%) WebInspect
14 2 (0.51%) Graylog
14 2 (0.51%) NetIQ Identity Manager
14 2 (0.51%) Packer
14 2 (0.51%) ZABBIX
15 1 (0.25%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 75 (19.08%) Oracle
2 43 (10.94%) Google
3 41 (10.43%) Okta
4 40 (10.18%) VMware
5 34 (8.65%) Splunk
6 23 (5.85%) Microsoft
7 20 (5.09%) Confluent
8 12 (3.05%) Atlassian
9 10 (2.54%) Dynatrace
10 8 (2.04%) Centrify
10 8 (2.04%) Checkmarx
10 8 (2.04%) Cisco
10 8 (2.04%) CrowdStrike
10 8 (2.04%) F5
10 8 (2.04%) Imperva
10 8 (2.04%) OneTrust
10 8 (2.04%) Trend Micro
10 8 (2.04%) Tripwire
10 8 (2.04%) Veracode
11 7 (1.78%) Coverity