Period
to 13 May 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Spotify products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Spotify over the 6 months to 13 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Spotify.

Spotify
UK
6 months to
13 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 800 862 1019
Rank change year-on-year +62 +157 +90
Permanent jobs citing Spotify 79 53 107
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.054% 0.074%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 30 47 92
10th Percentile £42,375 £31,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £54,688 £41,250 £43,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,000 £60,623 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.52% -6.73% +30.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £81,550 £94,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +76.47% -5.56% -2.70%

Spotify is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 33,913 39,973 60,039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.09% 40.85% 41.59%
Number of salaries quoted 24,966 30,991 46,192
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £71,188 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%

Spotify
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Spotify in the UK

Spotify
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Spotify in the UK

Spotify
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Spotify over the 6 months to 13 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Spotify in the UK

Spotify
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Spotify within the UK over the 6 months to 13 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 +58 78 £67,000 +7.20% 18
London +96 71 £66,500 -9.83% 10
Work from Home -173 10 £77,500 +3.33%
UK excluding London +30 7 £75,000 +76.47% 8
South East +50 5 £75,000 +200.00% 2
Yorkshire - 1 £18,000 -
South West - 1 £55,000 - 1
North of England - 1 £18,000 - 5

For the 6 months to 13 May 2021, IT jobs citing Spotify 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 Spotify.

1 59 (74.68%) AWS
2 52 (65.82%) Docker
3 42 (53.16%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (45.57%) TypeScript
5 30 (37.97%) Node.js
6 26 (32.91%) Software Engineering
7 25 (31.65%) QA
7 25 (31.65%) MongoDB
7 25 (31.65%) JavaScript
7 25 (31.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 25 (31.65%) Microservices
8 24 (30.38%) User Experience
8 24 (30.38%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (29.11%) Test Automation
10 22 (27.85%) Kubernetes
11 21 (26.58%) Front End Development
11 21 (26.58%) Kafka
12 17 (21.52%) DevOps
12 17 (21.52%) Elasticsearch
12 17 (21.52%) Video\Live Streaming
13 16 (20.25%) Java
13 16 (20.25%) Internet
13 16 (20.25%) Music Streaming
13 16 (20.25%) Vue.js
13 16 (20.25%) Rust
13 16 (20.25%) Continuous Delivery
13 16 (20.25%) Personalization
14 15 (18.99%) React
14 15 (18.99%) Scrum
15 14 (17.72%) PHP

Spotify
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 17 (21.52%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (5.06%) Traefik
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 59 (74.68%) AWS
2 14 (17.72%) GCP
3 10 (12.66%) Amazon S3
3 10 (12.66%) Azure
4 8 (10.13%) GitHub
5 7 (8.86%) Amazon Neptune
5 7 (8.86%) AWS Fargate
6 5 (6.33%) Amazon ECS
6 5 (6.33%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (6.33%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (6.33%) CloudFront
6 5 (6.33%) SaaS
6 5 (6.33%) Serverless
7 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.25%) Internet
2 5 (6.33%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.53%) HTTP
4 1 (1.27%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.27%) Broadband
4 1 (1.27%) DVB
4 1 (1.27%) RTP
4 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (31.65%) MongoDB
2 24 (30.38%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (15.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (11.39%) NoSQL
5 8 (10.13%) Redis
5 8 (10.13%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.33%) Ingres
7 4 (5.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (5.06%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.80%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.33%) JIRA
3 3 (3.80%) Cypress.io
4 1 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.27%) AutoIt
4 1 (1.27%) GNU Toolchain
4 1 (1.27%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.27%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (1.27%) Robot Framework
4 1 (1.27%) Selenium
4 1 (1.27%) Sikuli
4 1 (1.27%) WinRunner
General
1 10 (12.66%) Social Skills
2 5 (6.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Games
3 4 (5.06%) Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Online Betting
4 3 (3.80%) Legal
5 2 (2.53%) Publishing
6 1 (1.27%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (31.65%) Developer
2 17 (21.52%) Senior Developer
3 11 (13.92%) Software Engineer
4 8 (10.13%) Backend Developer
4 8 (10.13%) Senior Backend Developer
5 6 (7.59%) PHP Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Senior PHP Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Senior Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Senior Technical Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Software Manager
7 4 (5.06%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Engineering Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (3.80%) Release Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) Developer in Test
9 2 (2.53%) Media Planner
9 2 (2.53%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (37.97%) Node.js
2 21 (26.58%) Kafka
3 16 (20.25%) Vue.js
4 15 (18.99%) React
5 13 (16.46%) GraphQL
5 13 (16.46%) gRPC
5 13 (16.46%) React Native
6 11 (13.92%) Apache Flex
7 10 (12.66%) Protocol Buffers
8 9 (11.39%) Symfony
9 8 (10.13%) AngularJS
10 7 (8.86%) REST
10 7 (8.86%) Spring
10 7 (8.86%) Spring Boot
10 7 (8.86%) Spring Cloud
11 6 (7.59%) Laravel
12 4 (5.06%) HTML
12 4 (5.06%) WebRTC
13 3 (3.80%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (3.80%) Resque
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.38%) User Experience
2 17 (21.52%) Video\Live Streaming
3 16 (20.25%) Music Streaming
4 6 (7.59%) BBC
5 5 (6.33%) Cloud Native
6 4 (5.06%) Online Games
6 4 (5.06%) Over-the-Top Content
6 4 (5.06%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (3.80%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.80%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.53%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.53%) Media Streaming
8 2 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.27%) Digital TV
9 1 (1.27%) MPEG
9 1 (1.27%) Podcast
9 1 (1.27%) Social Media
9 1 (1.27%) STB
9 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Android
1 7 (8.86%) Apple iOS
2 5 (6.33%) Unix
3 2 (2.53%) Linux
4 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (53.16%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.91%) Software Engineering
3 25 (31.65%) Continuous Improvement
3 25 (31.65%) Microservices
4 23 (29.11%) Test Automation
5 21 (26.58%) Front End Development
6 17 (21.52%) DevOps
7 16 (20.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (20.25%) Personalization
8 15 (18.99%) Scrum
9 14 (17.72%) High Availability
9 14 (17.72%) Performance Analysis
9 14 (17.72%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (13.92%) Kanban
10 11 (13.92%) Workflow
11 10 (12.66%) Low Latency
12 8 (10.13%) Data Science
12 8 (10.13%) Machine Learning
13 7 (8.86%) Commercial Awareness
13 7 (8.86%) Fraud Detection
Programming Languages
1 36 (45.57%) TypeScript
2 25 (31.65%) JavaScript
3 16 (20.25%) Java
3 16 (20.25%) Rust
4 14 (17.72%) PHP
5 8 (10.13%) Go
5 8 (10.13%) SQL
6 7 (8.86%) Java 8
7 6 (7.59%) Python
8 2 (2.53%) C
8 2 (2.53%) Ruby
9 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.27%) C++
9 1 (1.27%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (31.65%) QA
System Software
1 52 (65.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (27.85%) Kubernetes
2 7 (8.86%) Terraform
3 5 (6.33%) yum
Vendors
1 13 (16.46%) Google
2 11 (13.92%) Facebook
3 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.80%) YouTube
5 2 (2.53%) comScore
5 2 (2.53%) Snapchat
5 2 (2.53%) Twitter
6 1 (1.27%) VMware