Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SonarSource SonarQube
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 629 582 805
Rank change year-on-year -47 +223 +105
Permanent jobs citing SonarQube 436 124 306
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.71% 1.20% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 151 91 219
10th Percentile £48,750 £43,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.81% +3.85% +18.18%
75th Percentile £101,250 £78,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £118,750 £81,250 £100,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +19.27% -0.91%

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 25,538 10,359 26,886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.95% 20.93% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15,895 8,528 21,481
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -61 420 £80,000 +18.52% 60
London -58 229 £95,000 +26.67% 25
UK excluding London -98 195 £60,000 -7.69% 38
South East -65 118 £60,000 -5.14% 7
South West -95 36 £72,500 +11.54% 6
North of England -96 32 £62,500 +4.17% 12
Work from Home -260 31 £70,000 - 9
North West -56 30 £65,000 +6.12% 10
East of England -94 3 £60,000 - 2
Wales -43 2 £47,349 +7.61%
Midlands -124 2 - - 8
North East - 2 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 2 - - 4
Northern Ireland - 2 £70,000 - 2
Yorkshire -97 1 £60,000 +14.29% 2
Scotland - 1 £55,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 343 (78.67%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (77.52%) DevOps
3 317 (72.71%) Java
4 280 (64.22%) Jenkins
5 271 (62.16%) Azure
6 265 (60.78%) AWS
7 255 (58.49%) Git (software)
8 245 (56.19%) Software Engineering
9 232 (53.21%) Microservices
10 226 (51.83%) Finance
11 220 (50.46%) Python
12 201 (46.10%) Spring
13 190 (43.58%) Kubernetes
14 185 (42.43%) Docker
15 183 (41.97%) PostgreSQL
16 175 (40.14%) GCP
17 171 (39.22%) Degree
17 171 (39.22%) JUnit
18 158 (36.24%) BDD
19 157 (36.01%) RESTful
19 157 (36.01%) Event-Driven
20 156 (35.78%) Node.js
21 153 (35.09%) Open Source
22 151 (34.63%) GitHub
23 150 (34.40%) React
24 148 (33.94%) Mockito
24 148 (33.94%) Linux
25 145 (33.26%) Scrum
26 143 (32.80%) Continuous Integration
26 143 (32.80%) Kafka

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 90 (20.64%) GemFire
2 89 (20.41%) Apache Spark
3 86 (19.72%) Apache
4 67 (15.37%) Confluence
5 29 (6.65%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (2.06%) IIS
7 7 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (1.61%) CMS
7 7 (1.61%) nginx
8 4 (0.92%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.46%) JBoss
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 14 (3.21%) Figma
2 8 (1.83%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.23%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.23%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 271 (62.16%) Azure
2 265 (60.78%) AWS
3 175 (40.14%) GCP
4 151 (34.63%) GitHub
5 90 (20.64%) Serverless
6 62 (14.22%) Amazon Kinesis
7 52 (11.93%) OpenShift
8 38 (8.72%) Amazon SQS
9 35 (8.03%) SaaS
10 34 (7.80%) AWS Lambda
11 22 (5.05%) Amazon EC2
11 22 (5.05%) AWS CloudFormation
12 14 (3.21%) PaaS
13 10 (2.29%) IaaS
14 9 (2.06%) Azure Active Directory
15 8 (1.83%) Lucidchart
16 7 (1.61%) CloudBees
17 6 (1.38%) AWS KMS
17 6 (1.38%) Bitrise
17 6 (1.38%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 47 (10.78%) HTTP
2 7 (1.61%) VPN
3 3 (0.69%) Internet
4 2 (0.46%) DHCP
4 2 (0.46%) DNS
4 2 (0.46%) DSL
4 2 (0.46%) Firewall
5 1 (0.23%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.23%) DMZ
5 1 (0.23%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (41.97%) PostgreSQL
2 140 (32.11%) NoSQL
3 108 (24.77%) Relational Database
4 92 (21.10%) Big Data
5 90 (20.64%) Redis
6 85 (19.50%) HBase
7 83 (19.04%) MongoDB
8 78 (17.89%) MariaDB
9 67 (15.37%) SQL Server
10 59 (13.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 34 (7.80%) MySQL
12 31 (7.11%) Hadoop
13 13 (2.98%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (1.61%) Apache Hive
14 7 (1.61%) OLTP
15 4 (0.92%) Tableau
16 2 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
16 2 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
16 2 (0.46%) RDBMS
17 1 (0.23%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 280 (64.22%) Jenkins
2 255 (58.49%) Git (software)
3 171 (39.22%) JUnit
4 148 (33.94%) Mockito
5 125 (28.67%) Cypress.io
6 117 (26.83%) Sonatype Nexus
7 111 (25.46%) Gradle
8 109 (25.00%) Cucumber
9 107 (24.54%) Eclipse
10 106 (24.31%) Artifactory
11 101 (23.17%) Protractor
12 92 (21.10%) IntelliJ
13 90 (20.64%) Maven
13 90 (20.64%) Storybook
14 85 (19.50%) JIRA
15 54 (12.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 51 (11.70%) Selenium
17 50 (11.47%) GitLab
18 49 (11.24%) Bitbucket
19 46 (10.55%) Appium
General
1 226 (51.83%) Finance
2 126 (28.90%) Banking
3 91 (20.87%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 90 (20.64%) Law
5 87 (19.95%) Social Skills
6 51 (11.70%) Presentation Skills
7 46 (10.55%) Influencing Skills
8 36 (8.26%) Retail
9 28 (6.42%) Public Sector
10 24 (5.50%) Games
11 20 (4.59%) Investment Banking
12 19 (4.36%) Front Office
13 14 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (1.38%) Legal
15 5 (1.15%) Billing
15 5 (1.15%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.92%) Back Office
17 2 (0.46%) Organisational Skills
17 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (25.23%) Developer
2 104 (23.85%) Software Engineer
3 56 (12.84%) Lead Software Engineer
4 53 (12.16%) Technical Leader
5 51 (11.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 51 (11.70%) Java Developer
6 33 (7.57%) Quality Engineer
7 27 (6.19%) Senior Developer
8 23 (5.28%) Lead Developer
8 23 (5.28%) Software Developer
9 22 (5.05%) Lead Software Developer
10 21 (4.82%) Senior Java Developer
11 15 (3.44%) Principal Engineer
11 15 (3.44%) Principal Software Engineer
12 14 (3.21%) Senior Quality Engineer
13 10 (2.29%) Architect
13 10 (2.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 9 (2.06%) AWS DevOps
14 9 (2.06%) Development Manager
15 8 (1.83%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (46.10%) Spring
2 157 (36.01%) RESTful
3 156 (35.78%) Node.js
4 150 (34.40%) React
5 143 (32.80%) Kafka
6 126 (28.90%) CSS
7 122 (27.98%) AngularJS
8 107 (24.54%) Redux
9 104 (23.85%) JSON
10 99 (22.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 92 (21.10%) Express
12 90 (20.64%) Tailwind CSS
13 87 (19.95%) Play Framework
13 87 (19.95%) WireMock
14 85 (19.50%) Spark Streaming
15 82 (18.81%) Web Services
16 78 (17.89%) LAMP
16 78 (17.89%) LAPP Stack
17 74 (16.97%) RabbitMQ
18 67 (15.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 86 (19.72%) Linux Command Line
1 86 (19.72%) User Experience
2 45 (10.32%) Self-Motivation
3 30 (6.88%) NHS
4 27 (6.19%) Algorithms
5 20 (4.59%) Cyberattack
6 19 (4.36%) Derivative
6 19 (4.36%) Equity Derivative
6 19 (4.36%) Market Risk
6 19 (4.36%) Video\Live Streaming
7 14 (3.21%) Public Cloud
8 12 (2.75%) Mobile App
9 10 (2.29%) Cloud Native
9 10 (2.29%) Virtual Team
10 9 (2.06%) Data Centre
10 9 (2.06%) Reinsurance
11 6 (1.38%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.38%) W3C
12 5 (1.15%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.15%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 148 (33.94%) Linux
2 94 (21.56%) Unix
3 35 (8.03%) Windows
4 34 (7.80%) Apple iOS
5 27 (6.19%) Android
6 6 (1.38%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.15%) VMS
8 4 (0.92%) Solaris
9 1 (0.23%) Alpine Linux
9 1 (0.23%) CentOS
9 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 343 (78.67%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (77.52%) DevOps
3 245 (56.19%) Software Engineering
4 232 (53.21%) Microservices
5 158 (36.24%) BDD
6 157 (36.01%) Event-Driven
7 153 (35.09%) Open Source
8 145 (33.26%) Scrum
9 143 (32.80%) Continuous Integration
10 133 (30.50%) Test Automation
11 128 (29.36%) Validation
12 127 (29.13%) TDD
13 123 (28.21%) Full Stack Development
14 106 (24.31%) Computer Science
15 104 (23.85%) User Stories
16 98 (22.48%) Scaled Agile Framework
17 93 (21.33%) Acceptance Criteria
18 92 (21.10%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 91 (20.87%) Digital Banking
20 90 (20.64%) Cross-Browser Testing
Programming Languages
1 317 (72.71%) Java
2 220 (50.46%) Python
3 104 (23.85%) JavaScript
4 102 (23.39%) C#
5 93 (21.33%) Groovy
6 92 (21.10%) Shell Script
7 55 (12.61%) C++
8 54 (12.39%) SQL
9 35 (8.03%) TypeScript
10 34 (7.80%) PowerShell
11 33 (7.57%) Kotlin
12 27 (6.19%) Bash Shell
13 17 (3.90%) Java 8
14 9 (2.06%) C
14 9 (2.06%) ES6
14 9 (2.06%) ES7
14 9 (2.06%) ES8
15 7 (1.61%) Java 11
16 6 (1.38%) Apple Swift
17 5 (1.15%) Dart
Qualifications
1 171 (39.22%) Degree
2 80 (18.35%) OCP
2 80 (18.35%) Oracle Certification
3 54 (12.39%) Security Cleared
4 49 (11.24%) Master's Degree
5 45 (10.32%) SC Cleared
6 17 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.92%) CISSP
8 3 (0.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (0.69%) CCSP
8 3 (0.69%) CISA
8 3 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.69%) CISM
8 3 (0.69%) CLAS
8 3 (0.69%) CREST Certified
8 3 (0.69%) IISP
9 1 (0.23%) CEH
9 1 (0.23%) CSPO
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (22.02%) QA
2 46 (10.55%) GDPR
3 12 (2.75%) Accessibility
4 6 (1.38%) WCAG
5 5 (1.15%) PMO
6 4 (0.92%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.69%) GRC
7 3 (0.69%) ISAE 3402
7 3 (0.69%) ISO 31000
7 3 (0.69%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 3 (0.69%) NIST
7 3 (0.69%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 185 (42.43%) Docker
2 98 (22.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (19.50%) HDFS
4 20 (4.59%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (3.67%) Postfix
6 11 (2.52%) Active Directory
7 7 (1.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (1.38%) iptables
9 5 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.92%) vSphere
11 3 (0.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 190 (43.58%) Kubernetes
2 126 (28.90%) Ansible
3 58 (13.30%) Terraform
4 10 (2.29%) Puppet
5 8 (1.83%) Prometheus
6 5 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.92%) HP Fortify
7 4 (0.92%) Nessus
8 3 (0.69%) Kibana
8 3 (0.69%) Trend Micro Deep Security
9 2 (0.46%) Consul
9 2 (0.46%) Grafana
9 2 (0.46%) Istio
9 2 (0.46%) logstash
9 2 (0.46%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 2 (0.46%) Sysdig
9 2 (0.46%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.23%) SCCM
10 1 (0.23%) SCOM
10 1 (0.23%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 99 (22.71%) VMware
2 93 (21.33%) Okta
3 88 (20.18%) Oracle
4 48 (11.01%) Google
5 38 (8.72%) Microsoft
6 37 (8.49%) Atlassian
7 24 (5.50%) Splunk
8 19 (4.36%) IBM
9 9 (2.06%) Veracode
10 5 (1.15%) Coverity
10 5 (1.15%) Samsung
10 5 (1.15%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.15%) Sonatype
11 4 (0.92%) Dynatrace
11 4 (0.92%) F5
12 3 (0.69%) Centrify
12 3 (0.69%) CrowdStrike
12 3 (0.69%) Cubic Transportation
12 3 (0.69%) ForgeRock
12 3 (0.69%) OneTrust