Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SonarSource SonarQube
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 617 691 861
Rank change year-on-year +74 +170 +126
Permanent jobs citing SonarQube 201 334 267
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.36% 1.41% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 175 266 172
Median annual salary £70,000 £68,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £51,250 £50,235 £45,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% +12.82%

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 14,759 23,676 29,970
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.92% 19.17% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 12,058 18,831 24,156
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
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 25 February 2021.

Salary histogram for SonarQube in the UK

SonarQube
Top 16 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 25 February 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 +95 193 £70,000 +0.72% 63
London +129 118 £75,000 +7.14% 29
UK excluding London +76 82 £60,000 -7.69% 37
North of England +64 26 £62,500 -3.85% 13
Work from Home -85 26 £67,500 +3.85% 16
South East +106 20 £72,500 +3.57% 11
South West +62 20 £57,500 -17.86% 7
North West +67 13 £62,500 +9.45% 8
Yorkshire +38 10 £67,500 +3.85% 4
Scotland +31 6 £57,500 -4.17% 2
Midlands +3 6 £48,500 -20.09% 2
West Midlands +5 5 £48,500 -19.63% 2
North East - 3 £38,500 - 1
East of England +63 2 £71,250 +18.75% 1
Wales +32 2 £55,000 -7.56% 1
East Midlands +43 1 £60,000 -20.00%

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 141 (70.15%) Jenkins
2 127 (63.18%) AWS
3 119 (59.20%) DevOps
4 112 (55.72%) Agile Software Development
5 102 (50.75%) Java
5 102 (50.75%) Microservices
6 86 (42.79%) Kubernetes
7 75 (37.31%) Docker
8 73 (36.32%) Git (software)
9 68 (33.83%) Maven
10 64 (31.84%) Spring
11 62 (30.85%) Fintech
12 53 (26.37%) Azure
13 51 (25.37%) Grafana
13 51 (25.37%) Prometheus
14 50 (24.88%) Continuous Integration
15 43 (21.39%) PostgreSQL
15 43 (21.39%) Finance
16 42 (20.90%) Python
16 42 (20.90%) BDD
17 41 (20.40%) TDD
18 39 (19.40%) SQL
18 39 (19.40%) REST
19 38 (18.91%) Web Services
20 37 (18.41%) Amazon EC2
21 36 (17.91%) Banking
21 36 (17.91%) Artifactory
21 36 (17.91%) Datadog
21 36 (17.91%) Terraform
22 35 (17.41%) Software Engineering

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 16 (7.96%) Confluence
2 15 (7.46%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (4.48%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.98%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.99%) CMS
5 4 (1.99%) nginx
6 2 (1.00%) Apache
6 2 (1.00%) JBoss
6 2 (1.00%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.50%) Apache TomEE
7 1 (0.50%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.50%) IIS
7 1 (0.50%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (3.48%) Figma
Cloud Services
1 127 (63.18%) AWS
2 53 (26.37%) Azure
3 37 (18.41%) Amazon EC2
4 36 (17.91%) Datadog
5 30 (14.93%) Amazon EKS
6 28 (13.93%) GCP
7 20 (9.95%) Amazon SQS
7 20 (9.95%) OpenShift
8 15 (7.46%) Amazon ECS
8 15 (7.46%) AWS CloudFormation
9 13 (6.47%) Bitrise
9 13 (6.47%) Firebase
10 9 (4.48%) GitHub
10 9 (4.48%) SaaS
11 7 (3.48%) Amazon ELB
12 6 (2.99%) Amazon S3
13 5 (2.49%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (2.49%) NuGet
13 5 (2.49%) PaaS
13 5 (2.49%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.98%) DNS
1 8 (3.98%) FTP
1 8 (3.98%) HTTP
1 8 (3.98%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.48%) DHCP
2 7 (3.48%) IPsec
3 2 (1.00%) Network Security
4 1 (0.50%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (21.39%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (8.96%) MySQL
3 17 (8.46%) SQL Server
4 12 (5.97%) Hadoop
5 11 (5.47%) Big Data
6 9 (4.48%) Amazon RDS
7 8 (3.98%) Redis
8 6 (2.99%) Amazon Athena
8 6 (2.99%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (2.99%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.99%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.99%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.50%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.50%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.50%) Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.50%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 141 (70.15%) Jenkins
2 73 (36.32%) Git (software)
3 68 (33.83%) Maven
4 36 (17.91%) Artifactory
5 27 (13.43%) JUnit
6 26 (12.94%) Cucumber
7 24 (11.94%) Mockito
8 23 (11.44%) JIRA
9 22 (10.95%) TeamCity
10 21 (10.45%) DbUnit
11 20 (9.95%) jMock
12 19 (9.45%) GitLab
12 19 (9.45%) Sonatype Nexus
13 15 (7.46%) Gradle
14 14 (6.97%) Bitbucket
15 10 (4.98%) Rational DOORS
15 10 (4.98%) Rational Rhapsody
16 8 (3.98%) Selenium
17 6 (2.99%) IntelliJ
18 5 (2.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 43 (21.39%) Finance
2 36 (17.91%) Banking
3 21 (10.45%) Public Sector
4 18 (8.96%) Games
5 9 (4.48%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.48%) Front Office
7 6 (2.99%) Publishing
7 6 (2.99%) Retail
7 6 (2.99%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.50%) Law
8 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 80 (39.80%) Developer
2 62 (30.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 50 (24.88%) Java Developer
4 34 (16.92%) Senior DevOps
5 33 (16.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 21 (10.45%) Software Engineer
7 20 (9.95%) Senior Developer
8 14 (6.97%) AWS Engineer
8 14 (6.97%) Cloud Engineer
9 12 (5.97%) Lead Developer
9 12 (5.97%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (5.47%) AWS DevOps
10 11 (5.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 11 (5.47%) Java Engineer
11 9 (4.48%) Android Developer
12 8 (3.98%) Digital Developer
13 7 (3.48%) Automation Developer
13 7 (3.48%) Backend Developer
13 7 (3.48%) Site Engineer
13 7 (3.48%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (31.84%) Spring
2 39 (19.40%) REST
3 38 (18.91%) Web Services
4 34 (16.92%) RESTful
5 28 (13.93%) Kafka
6 25 (12.44%) Spring Boot
7 23 (11.44%) SOAP
8 21 (10.45%) Spring Cloud
9 20 (9.95%) PowerMock
10 17 (8.46%) AngularJS
10 17 (8.46%) React
11 16 (7.96%) ActiveMQ
12 15 (7.46%) CSS
12 15 (7.46%) Hibernate
13 12 (5.97%) .NET
13 12 (5.97%) HTML
13 12 (5.97%) Swagger
14 8 (3.98%) CSS3
14 8 (3.98%) Elastic Stack
15 7 (3.48%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.97%) Mobile App
2 8 (3.98%) Derivative
2 8 (3.98%) NHS
2 8 (3.98%) Public Cloud
2 8 (3.98%) Video\Live Streaming
3 7 (3.48%) Biotechnology
3 7 (3.48%) Market Risk
3 7 (3.48%) Online Games
4 6 (2.99%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.49%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (1.49%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.49%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.42%) Linux
2 25 (12.44%) Windows
3 16 (7.96%) Unix
4 9 (4.48%) Android
5 6 (2.99%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.99%) AIX
6 4 (1.99%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.99%) CentOS
6 4 (1.99%) Solaris
6 4 (1.99%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (59.20%) DevOps
2 112 (55.72%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (50.75%) Microservices
4 62 (30.85%) Fintech
5 50 (24.88%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (20.90%) BDD
7 41 (20.40%) TDD
8 35 (17.41%) Software Engineering
9 34 (16.92%) Scrum
10 29 (14.43%) Computer Science
11 26 (12.94%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (9.95%) Open Source
13 18 (8.96%) Test Automation
14 16 (7.96%) Continuous Deployment
15 15 (7.46%) Continuous Delivery
15 15 (7.46%) SDLC
16 14 (6.97%) Infrastructure as Code
17 12 (5.97%) Deployment Automation
17 12 (5.97%) Unit Testing
18 11 (5.47%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 102 (50.75%) Java
2 42 (20.90%) Python
3 39 (19.40%) SQL
4 22 (10.95%) C#
5 19 (9.45%) Bash Shell
6 16 (7.96%) Java 8
7 15 (7.46%) JavaScript
8 12 (5.97%) Kotlin
8 12 (5.97%) PowerShell
9 10 (4.98%) C++
10 8 (3.98%) Go
10 8 (3.98%) Perl
10 8 (3.98%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.99%) Apple Swift
11 4 (1.99%) Ruby
12 3 (1.49%) PHP
13 2 (1.00%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.50%) ES6
14 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (14.93%) Degree
2 29 (14.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (10.95%) Security Cleared
4 20 (9.95%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (0.50%) CCSP
5 1 (0.50%) CEH
5 1 (0.50%) CISA
5 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.50%) CISM
5 1 (0.50%) CISSP
5 1 (0.50%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (0.50%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) GIAC
5 1 (0.50%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.98%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 75 (37.31%) Docker
2 9 (4.48%) Postfix
3 8 (3.98%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 86 (42.79%) Kubernetes
2 51 (25.37%) Grafana
2 51 (25.37%) Prometheus
3 36 (17.91%) Terraform
4 28 (13.93%) Ansible
5 19 (9.45%) Puppet
6 8 (3.98%) Consul
7 7 (3.48%) ITRS Geneos
8 6 (2.99%) Graylog
8 6 (2.99%) Icinga
9 5 (2.49%) HP Fortify
9 5 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.49%) Zipkin
11 1 (0.50%) Graphite
11 1 (0.50%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.50%) NetIQ Identity Manager
11 1 (0.50%) Packer
11 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (7.46%) Microsoft
1 15 (7.46%) Oracle
2 13 (6.47%) IBM
3 12 (5.97%) Google
4 10 (4.98%) VMware
5 7 (3.48%) Splunk
6 4 (1.99%) AppDynamics
6 4 (1.99%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.99%) Nimsoft
6 4 (1.99%) Sybase
7 3 (1.49%) Broadcom
7 3 (1.49%) CA
7 3 (1.49%) PagerDuty
8 2 (1.00%) Black Duck
8 2 (1.00%) Samsung
9 1 (0.50%) CyberArk
9 1 (0.50%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.50%) New Relic
9 1 (0.50%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.50%) Veracode