Period
to 23 November 2020

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 23 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SonarSource SonarQube
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 575 756 891
Rank change year-on-year +181 +135 +120
Permanent jobs citing SonarQube 146 310 301
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.28% 1.21% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 116 192 209
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +18.18% -8.33%
10th Percentile £45,250 £42,625 £39,550
90th Percentile £87,500 £105,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £55,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +12.61% +5.71% +5.00%

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 11,403 25,666 32,581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.05% 18.98% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9,518 20,431 26,280
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £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 23 November 2020.

Salary histogram for SonarQube in the UK

SonarQube
Top 14 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 23 November 2020. 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 +209 142 £70,000 +7.69% 42
London +166 80 £77,500 -3.13% 17
UK excluding London +194 66 £62,500 +12.61% 26
South West +130 26 £65,000 - 2
South East +199 18 £65,000 +30.00% 3
Work from Home -17 12 £60,000 -40.00% 9
North of England +129 10 £62,500 -3.85% 20
North West +121 8 £62,500 +22.20% 7
East of England +132 4 £72,500 +20.83%
Midlands +89 4 £48,500 -13.39%
West Midlands +71 4 £48,500 -13.39%
Scotland +57 2 £57,500 +27.78% 1
Wales +52 2 £55,000 -
North East +21 2 £40,250 - 3

For the 6 months to 23 November 2020, 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.

1 103 (70.55%) Jenkins
2 93 (63.70%) DevOps
3 90 (61.64%) AWS
4 82 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (52.74%) Microservices
6 73 (50.00%) Kubernetes
7 67 (45.89%) Java
8 62 (42.47%) Azure
9 61 (41.78%) Docker
10 48 (32.88%) Continuous Integration
11 47 (32.19%) Git (software)
12 46 (31.51%) Maven
12 46 (31.51%) SQL
13 44 (30.14%) Spring
14 41 (28.08%) Scrum
14 41 (28.08%) JUnit
15 40 (27.40%) REST
16 39 (26.71%) PostgreSQL
17 37 (25.34%) Grafana
17 37 (25.34%) Prometheus
18 36 (24.66%) Mockito
19 35 (23.97%) Amazon EC2
19 35 (23.97%) Datadog
20 33 (22.60%) Fintech
20 33 (22.60%) RESTful
20 33 (22.60%) TDD
21 32 (21.92%) Web Services
21 32 (21.92%) Terraform
22 31 (21.23%) JIRA
23 30 (20.55%) Finance

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 (10.96%) Tomcat
2 13 (8.90%) Confluence
3 2 (1.37%) JBoss
3 2 (1.37%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.68%) Apache
4 1 (0.68%) Apache TomEE
4 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.68%) IIS
4 1 (0.68%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Figma
1 1 (0.68%) InVision
1 1 (0.68%) Sketch
1 1 (0.68%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 90 (61.64%) AWS
2 62 (42.47%) Azure
3 35 (23.97%) Amazon EC2
3 35 (23.97%) Datadog
4 19 (13.01%) Amazon EKS
5 18 (12.33%) OpenShift
6 11 (7.53%) Amazon SQS
7 10 (6.85%) GCP
8 9 (6.16%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (6.16%) Serverless
9 8 (5.48%) AWS Fargate
10 7 (4.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 7 (4.79%) Amazon S3
11 6 (4.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 6 (4.11%) Route 53
11 6 (4.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (3.42%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (2.74%) PaaS
14 2 (1.37%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (1.37%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.16%) SSH
2 8 (5.48%) VPN
3 4 (2.74%) Firewall
4 3 (2.05%) DNS
5 2 (1.37%) DSL
5 2 (1.37%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.68%) FTP
6 1 (0.68%) GPON
6 1 (0.68%) HTTP
6 1 (0.68%) NGN
6 1 (0.68%) OpenFlow
6 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (26.71%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (16.44%) SQL Server
3 15 (10.27%) Amazon RDS
4 12 (8.22%) NoSQL
5 10 (6.85%) MySQL
6 8 (5.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (4.79%) MongoDB
8 6 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (4.11%) Redis
9 4 (2.74%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.74%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.37%) Amazon Aurora
10 2 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.37%) Big Data
10 2 (1.37%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.68%) Amazon Athena
11 1 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.68%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.68%) Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 103 (70.55%) Jenkins
2 47 (32.19%) Git (software)
3 46 (31.51%) Maven
4 41 (28.08%) JUnit
5 36 (24.66%) Mockito
6 31 (21.23%) JIRA
7 29 (19.86%) DbUnit
8 28 (19.18%) jMock
9 25 (17.12%) Sonatype Nexus
10 19 (13.01%) Artifactory
11 14 (9.59%) TeamCity
12 12 (8.22%) GitLab
13 11 (7.53%) Selenium
14 10 (6.85%) Gradle
15 9 (6.16%) Bitbucket
16 8 (5.48%) Bitbucket Server
17 7 (4.79%) Vagrant
18 4 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 4 (2.74%) Snyk
18 4 (2.74%) Subversion
General
1 30 (20.55%) Finance
2 12 (8.22%) Banking
3 10 (6.85%) Public Sector
4 7 (4.79%) Publishing
5 6 (4.11%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.74%) Games
7 3 (2.05%) Advertising
8 2 (1.37%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.68%) Law
9 1 (0.68%) Legal
9 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (35.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 49 (33.56%) Developer
3 30 (20.55%) Java Developer
4 27 (18.49%) Senior DevOps
4 27 (18.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 13 (8.90%) Cloud Engineer
6 12 (8.22%) Lead Developer
7 11 (7.53%) Software Engineer
8 10 (6.85%) AWS Engineer
9 9 (6.16%) AWS DevOps
9 9 (6.16%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 8 (5.48%) Azure Engineer
11 7 (4.79%) Engineering Manager
11 7 (4.79%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 7 (4.79%) Service Manager
11 7 (4.79%) Software Engineering Manager
11 7 (4.79%) Software Manager
12 6 (4.11%) Android Developer
12 6 (4.11%) Full Stack Developer
12 6 (4.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (30.14%) Spring
2 40 (27.40%) REST
3 33 (22.60%) RESTful
4 32 (21.92%) Web Services
5 29 (19.86%) SOAP
6 28 (19.18%) PowerMock
7 23 (15.75%) Hibernate
8 20 (13.70%) Spring Cloud
9 18 (12.33%) AngularJS
10 17 (11.64%) Spring Boot
11 16 (10.96%) .NET
11 16 (10.96%) XML
12 15 (10.27%) ActiveMQ
12 15 (10.27%) Apache Camel
12 15 (10.27%) J2EE
13 14 (9.59%) Kafka
14 13 (8.90%) .NET Core
15 12 (8.22%) React
16 11 (7.53%) RabbitMQ
17 9 (6.16%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.22%) Public Cloud
2 8 (5.48%) Cloud Native
2 8 (5.48%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.79%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (3.42%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.74%) PMI
5 4 (2.74%) User Experience
6 2 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.37%) Biotechnology
6 2 (1.37%) NHS
6 2 (1.37%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.44%) Linux
2 17 (11.64%) Windows
3 8 (5.48%) Android
4 7 (4.79%) CoreOS
5 6 (4.11%) CentOS
5 6 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.37%) AIX
6 2 (1.37%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.37%) Solaris
6 2 (1.37%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (63.70%) DevOps
2 82 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (52.74%) Microservices
4 48 (32.88%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (28.08%) Scrum
6 33 (22.60%) Fintech
6 33 (22.60%) TDD
7 29 (19.86%) BDD
8 26 (17.81%) Open Source
9 25 (17.12%) Kanban
9 25 (17.12%) Software Engineering
10 19 (13.01%) E-Commerce
11 16 (10.96%) Mentoring
12 14 (9.59%) Infrastructure as Code
13 12 (8.22%) Domain-Driven Design
14 11 (7.53%) CQRS
14 11 (7.53%) Test Automation
14 11 (7.53%) Virtual Infrastructure
15 9 (6.16%) BPMN
15 9 (6.16%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 67 (45.89%) Java
2 46 (31.51%) SQL
3 27 (18.49%) JavaScript
4 26 (17.81%) Python
5 19 (13.01%) Bash Shell
6 18 (12.33%) PowerShell
7 17 (11.64%) C#
8 10 (6.85%) Kotlin
9 7 (4.79%) Go
9 7 (4.79%) PL/SQL
9 7 (4.79%) Ruby
10 6 (4.11%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.42%) Perl
12 4 (2.74%) TypeScript
13 3 (2.05%) PHP
14 2 (1.37%) Apple Swift
14 2 (1.37%) Groovy
14 2 (1.37%) Java 8
15 1 (0.68%) Scala
15 1 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (14.38%) Security Cleared
2 20 (13.70%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.11%) Degree
4 5 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.74%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.74%) PMP
6 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.16%) QA
2 4 (2.74%) GDPR
2 4 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.37%) SLA
4 1 (0.68%) WCAG
System Software
1 61 (41.78%) Docker
2 15 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (9.59%) vSphere
4 11 (7.53%) Postfix
5 7 (4.79%) GlusterFS
5 7 (4.79%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.37%) iptables
7 1 (0.68%) KVM
Systems Management
1 73 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 37 (25.34%) Grafana
2 37 (25.34%) Prometheus
3 32 (21.92%) Terraform
4 16 (10.96%) Ansible
5 10 (6.85%) Puppet
6 9 (6.16%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 8 (5.48%) Nagios
8 6 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (2.74%) HP Fortify
10 3 (2.05%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (2.05%) Zipkin
11 1 (0.68%) Consul
11 1 (0.68%) Graphite
11 1 (0.68%) Packer
11 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (15.75%) VMware
2 21 (14.38%) Oracle
3 10 (6.85%) Google
3 10 (6.85%) NetIQ
4 9 (6.16%) New Relic
4 9 (6.16%) Splunk
5 7 (4.79%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.11%) AppDynamics
6 6 (4.11%) Atlassian
6 6 (4.11%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.74%) ForgeRock
8 3 (2.05%) Broadcom
8 3 (2.05%) CyberArk
8 3 (2.05%) IBM
8 3 (2.05%) PagerDuty
9 2 (1.37%) Cisco
9 2 (1.37%) Juniper
9 2 (1.37%) Nimsoft
9 2 (1.37%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.37%) Sybase