Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Varnish
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 967 1031 1132
Rank change year-on-year +64 +101 -130
Permanent jobs citing Varnish 40 85 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.057% 0.035%
As % of the System Software category 0.19% 0.36% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 38 62 59
UK median annual salary £52,500 £56,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% -13.04%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,325 £33,500
90th Percentile £70,375 £82,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +23.53% +13.33% -21.05%

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 20,915 23,300 23,325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.96% 15.58% 13.32%
Number of salaries quoted 17,044 19,048 19,276
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

Varnish
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Varnish in the UK

Varnish
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Varnish.

Salary trend for Varnish in the UK

Varnish
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Varnish over the 6 months to 17 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Varnish in the UK

Varnish
Top 9 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 17 February 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 +56 40 £52,500 -8.70% 4
UK excluding London +82 26 £52,500 +23.53% 2
North of England +68 16 £60,000 +37.14% 1
North West +44 16 £60,000 +37.14% 1
London +29 14 £40,000 -31.91% 3
South West - 5 £50,500 -
South East +43 3 £52,500 -10.64%
Midlands +17 2 £54,000 +36.71%
West Midlands +17 2 £54,000 -22.86%

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 22 (55.00%) MySQL
2 20 (50.00%) Linux
3 18 (45.00%) Apache
3 18 (45.00%) LAMP
4 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (42.50%) nginx
4 17 (42.50%) Docker
5 16 (40.00%) PHP
6 14 (35.00%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (35.00%) Load Balancing
6 14 (35.00%) Node.js
7 13 (32.50%) Redis
7 13 (32.50%) AWS
7 13 (32.50%) Scrum
7 13 (32.50%) HAProxy
8 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
9 11 (27.50%) jQuery
9 11 (27.50%) Microservices
9 11 (27.50%) AWS Lambda
9 11 (27.50%) Amazon Aurora
9 11 (27.50%) Serverless
10 10 (25.00%) GCP
10 10 (25.00%) Python
10 10 (25.00%) SaaS
10 10 (25.00%) Azure
11 9 (22.50%) REST
11 9 (22.50%) Amazon SQS
11 9 (22.50%) ZABBIX
11 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
11 9 (22.50%) E-Commerce

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 18 (45.00%) Apache
2 17 (42.50%) nginx
3 6 (15.00%) CMS
3 6 (15.00%) Drupal
4 5 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (7.50%) Apache Spark
6 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
7 1 (2.50%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 13 (32.50%) AWS
2 11 (27.50%) AWS Lambda
2 11 (27.50%) Serverless
3 10 (25.00%) Azure
3 10 (25.00%) GCP
3 10 (25.00%) SaaS
4 9 (22.50%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (17.50%) CloudFront
6 5 (12.50%) Cloudflare
7 3 (7.50%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (5.00%) Amazon EKS
8 2 (5.00%) Amazon S3
9 1 (2.50%) GitHub
9 1 (2.50%) Slack
9 1 (2.50%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (55.00%) MySQL
2 14 (35.00%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (32.50%) Redis
4 11 (27.50%) Amazon Aurora
5 3 (7.50%) Big Data
5 3 (7.50%) Hadoop
6 2 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (5.00%) BigQuery
6 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.00%) Flink
6 2 (5.00%) HBase
6 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (5.00%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.50%) MariaDB
7 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.50%) Brakeman
2 7 (17.50%) CircleCI
2 7 (17.50%) minitest
2 7 (17.50%) RSpec
2 7 (17.50%) RuboCop
3 5 (12.50%) git-flow
4 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.00%) JIRA
6 1 (2.50%) Ant
6 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.50%) GitLab
6 1 (2.50%) JUnit
6 1 (2.50%) Maven
6 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.50%) Xdebug
General
1 9 (22.50%) Retail
2 6 (15.00%) Advertising
3 2 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Developer
2 14 (35.00%) PHP Developer
3 13 (32.50%) Senior Developer
4 11 (27.50%) Senior PHP Developer
5 8 (20.00%) Administrator
5 8 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Lead Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Lead PHP Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Python Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Data Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Data Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (45.00%) LAMP
2 14 (35.00%) Node.js
3 11 (27.50%) jQuery
4 9 (22.50%) REST
5 8 (20.00%) React
6 7 (17.50%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (17.50%) Shoryuken
7 6 (15.00%) CSS
7 6 (15.00%) HTML
8 5 (12.50%) CSS3
8 5 (12.50%) HTML5
8 5 (12.50%) Laravel
8 5 (12.50%) Sass
8 5 (12.50%) Symfony
8 5 (12.50%) Twig
8 5 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (10.00%) GraphQL
10 3 (7.50%) Django
10 3 (7.50%) Flask
10 3 (7.50%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (10.00%) Cloud Native
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Replication
3 2 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.50%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) CentOS
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) Load Balancing
3 13 (32.50%) Scrum
4 11 (27.50%) Microservices
5 9 (22.50%) Database Optimisation
5 9 (22.50%) E-Commerce
5 9 (22.50%) MVC
5 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
6 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
7 7 (17.50%) DevOps
7 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
8 6 (15.00%) High Availability
8 6 (15.00%) OOP
9 5 (12.50%) API Integration
9 5 (12.50%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 5 (12.50%) Workflow
10 3 (7.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) PHP
2 10 (25.00%) Python
3 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (22.50%) Ruby
4 6 (15.00%) PHP 7
5 2 (5.00%) Go
6 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.50%) Groovy
6 1 (2.50%) Java
6 1 (2.50%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) HAProxy
2 9 (22.50%) Ansible
2 9 (22.50%) ZABBIX
3 8 (20.00%) Nagios
4 3 (7.50%) Terraform
5 2 (5.00%) Graphite
5 2 (5.00%) Kubernetes
5 2 (5.00%) Puppet
6 1 (2.50%) Consul
6 1 (2.50%) Grafana
6 1 (2.50%) Graylog
6 1 (2.50%) logstash
6 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.50%) Packer
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Google
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Plumtree