Period
to 2 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Varnish skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Varnish over the 6 months to 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Varnish
UK
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 953 1012 1156
Rank change year-on-year +59 +144 -143
Permanent jobs citing Varnish 26 98 58
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.066% 0.033%
As % of the System Software category 0.13% 0.41% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 30 78 56
Median annual salary £57,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.87% +15.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £38,625 £36,600 £33,750
90th Percentile £67,000 £79,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,000 £58,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.09% +46.88% -8.57%

Varnish is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 19,974 23,666 24,073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.05% 15.99% 13.60%
Number of salaries quoted 16,216 19,220 19,664
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

Varnish
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Varnish in the UK

Varnish
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Varnish in the UK

Varnish
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Varnish over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Varnish in the UK

Varnish
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Varnish within the UK over the 6 months to 2 April 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 +55 26 £57,000 -0.87% 1
UK excluding London +83 17 £54,000 -8.09% 1
North of England +79 9 £60,000 +37.14% 1
London +49 9 £60,000 +4.35%
North West +41 9 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Work from Home +13 7 £60,000 -14.29% 1
South West - 5 £50,500 -
Midlands +46 2 £54,000 -22.86%
West Midlands +39 2 £54,000 -22.86%
South East +55 1 £52,500 +61.54%

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, IT jobs citing Varnish 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 Varnish.

1 14 (53.85%) PHP
2 13 (50.00%) MySQL
3 11 (42.31%) Linux
3 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (42.31%) jQuery
3 11 (42.31%) Git (software)
3 11 (42.31%) Docker
4 10 (38.46%) Node.js
4 10 (38.46%) nginx
4 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 10 (38.46%) Apache
5 9 (34.62%) Load Balancing
5 9 (34.62%) LAMP
5 9 (34.62%) Redis
6 8 (30.77%) AWS
6 8 (30.77%) Scrum
6 8 (30.77%) Amazon Aurora
7 7 (26.92%) Serverless
7 7 (26.92%) Microservices
7 7 (26.92%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (26.92%) Retail
7 7 (26.92%) Drupal
7 7 (26.92%) Python
7 7 (26.92%) HTML
7 7 (26.92%) CSS
7 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
7 7 (26.92%) CloudFront
7 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
8 6 (23.08%) High Availability

Varnish
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 10 (38.46%) Apache
1 10 (38.46%) nginx
2 7 (26.92%) Drupal
3 6 (23.08%) CMS
4 4 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (11.54%) Apache Spark
6 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
7 1 (3.85%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) AWS
2 7 (26.92%) AWS Lambda
2 7 (26.92%) CloudFront
2 7 (26.92%) Serverless
3 6 (23.08%) GCP
3 6 (23.08%) SaaS
4 5 (19.23%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (19.23%) Azure
4 5 (19.23%) Cloudflare
5 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (7.69%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (7.69%) Amazon EKS
5 2 (7.69%) Amazon S3
6 1 (3.85%) GitHub
6 1 (3.85%) Slack
6 1 (3.85%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) MySQL
2 9 (34.62%) Redis
3 8 (30.77%) Amazon Aurora
4 7 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (11.54%) Big Data
6 2 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (7.69%) BigQuery
6 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.69%) Flink
6 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
6 2 (7.69%) HBase
6 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
6 2 (7.69%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (3.85%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) git-flow
3 3 (11.54%) Brakeman
3 3 (11.54%) CircleCI
3 3 (11.54%) minitest
3 3 (11.54%) RSpec
3 3 (11.54%) RuboCop
4 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.69%) JIRA
5 1 (3.85%) Ant
5 1 (3.85%) JUnit
5 1 (3.85%) Maven
5 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.85%) Xdebug
General
1 7 (26.92%) Retail
2 6 (23.08%) Advertising
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 13 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 11 (42.31%) PHP Developer
3 11 (42.31%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Data Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Data Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) jQuery
2 10 (38.46%) Node.js
3 9 (34.62%) LAMP
4 7 (26.92%) CSS
4 7 (26.92%) HTML
5 6 (23.08%) CSS3
5 6 (23.08%) HTML5
6 5 (19.23%) Laravel
6 5 (19.23%) REST
6 5 (19.23%) Sass
6 5 (19.23%) Symfony
6 5 (19.23%) Twig
6 5 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (15.38%) GraphQL
7 4 (15.38%) React
8 3 (11.54%) Kafka
8 3 (11.54%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (11.54%) Shoryuken
8 3 (11.54%) Web Services
9 2 (7.69%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (15.38%) Cloud Native
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Replication
3 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.85%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Load Balancing
3 8 (30.77%) Scrum
4 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
4 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
4 7 (26.92%) Microservices
5 6 (23.08%) Database Optimisation
5 6 (23.08%) High Availability
5 6 (23.08%) MVC
5 6 (23.08%) OOP
5 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
6 5 (19.23%) API Integration
6 5 (19.23%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
6 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 5 (19.23%) Workflow
7 4 (15.38%) DevOps
8 3 (11.54%) Analytics
8 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (11.54%) MapReduce
8 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) PHP
2 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 7 (26.92%) Python
4 6 (23.08%) PHP 7
5 4 (15.38%) Ruby
6 2 (7.69%) Go
7 1 (3.85%) Groovy
7 1 (3.85%) Java
7 1 (3.85%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) HAProxy
2 3 (11.54%) Ansible
2 3 (11.54%) Nagios
2 3 (11.54%) ZABBIX
3 2 (7.69%) Terraform
4 1 (3.85%) Consul
4 1 (3.85%) Grafana
4 1 (3.85%) Graphite
4 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.85%) Packer
4 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Google
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Plumtree