Period
to 17 July 2018

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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Varnish
UK
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1110 1037 1061
Rank change year-on-year -73 +24 -97
Permanent jobs citing Varnish 72 147 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.083% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.28% 0.66% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 63 123 228
UK median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £67,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,250 £39,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.10% -1.88% -5.88%

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 25,312 22,357 25,371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.40% 12.59% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 20,478 18,829 21,501
UK median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -

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 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Varnish in the UK

Varnish
Top 11 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 July 2018. 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
UK excluding London +6 53 £41,250 +5.10% 8
England -77 50 £48,750 -15.22% 10
North of England +12 21 £37,500 +35.14% 3
Wales - 21 £42,500 - 4
London -64 18 £52,500 -19.23% 6
North West +19 13 £39,250 +48.11% 2
Yorkshire +16 8 £31,000 +6.90% 1
Midlands +23 7 £65,000 +85.71%
West Midlands - 7 £65,000 -
East of England +8 2 £40,000 -23.81%
South East -14 2 £53,750 -6.52% 1

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 55 (76.39%) Git (software)
2 50 (69.44%) nginx
3 44 (61.11%) PHP
4 42 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
5 41 (56.94%) Linux
6 39 (54.17%) DevOps
7 38 (52.78%) MySQL
8 34 (47.22%) Docker
9 32 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
9 32 (44.44%) Configuration Management
10 31 (43.06%) Apache
11 29 (40.28%) Puppet
12 28 (38.89%) Bash Shell
12 28 (38.89%) Elasticsearch
13 27 (37.50%) Python
14 26 (36.11%) Subversion
15 25 (34.72%) Software Engineering
15 25 (34.72%) JavaScript
16 23 (31.94%) Content Management
16 23 (31.94%) CMS
17 22 (30.56%) SQL
17 22 (30.56%) Node.js
18 21 (29.17%) Windows
18 21 (29.17%) DNS
18 21 (29.17%) LAMP
18 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
19 20 (27.78%) Ruby
19 20 (27.78%) Redis
20 17 (23.61%) MongoDB
20 17 (23.61%) Symfony

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 50 (69.44%) nginx
2 31 (43.06%) Apache
3 28 (38.89%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (31.94%) CMS
5 15 (20.83%) WordPress
6 6 (8.33%) Apache Solr
6 6 (8.33%) Drupal
6 6 (8.33%) OpenStack
7 5 (6.94%) concrete5
7 5 (6.94%) ExpressionEngine
7 5 (6.94%) Tomcat
8 4 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (5.56%) IIS
9 3 (4.17%) Amazon Alexa
9 3 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (4.17%) CloudStack
9 3 (4.17%) EPiServer
9 3 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (1.39%) JBoss
10 1 (1.39%) lighttpd
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Magento
2 3 (4.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 42 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (22.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 13 (18.06%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (11.11%) Amazon S3
6 5 (6.94%) npm
6 5 (6.94%) Sage Pay
7 4 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (4.17%) Akamai
8 3 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (4.17%) BlazeMeter
8 3 (4.17%) CloudFront
8 3 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (2.78%) AWS OpsWorks
9 2 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (1.39%) GitHub
10 1 (1.39%) OpenShift
10 1 (1.39%) SaaS
10 1 (1.39%) Slack
10 1 (1.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 21 (29.17%) DNS
2 16 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 13 (18.06%) LAN
3 13 (18.06%) WAN
4 10 (13.89%) HTTP
5 3 (4.17%) Internet
6 2 (2.78%) DHCP
6 2 (2.78%) Firewall
6 2 (2.78%) NAS
6 2 (2.78%) SAN
6 2 (2.78%) SSH
6 2 (2.78%) SSL
6 2 (2.78%) VLAN
7 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.39%) RTMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (52.78%) MySQL
2 20 (27.78%) Redis
3 17 (23.61%) MongoDB
4 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 8 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (9.72%) MariaDB
6 7 (9.72%) NoSQL
7 5 (6.94%) CouchDB
8 4 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (4.17%) Hadoop
9 3 (4.17%) Neo4j
9 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 55 (76.39%) Git (software)
2 26 (36.11%) Subversion
3 11 (15.28%) Jenkins
4 9 (12.50%) TeamCity
5 8 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (9.72%) Selenium
7 6 (8.33%) Vagrant
8 5 (6.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 5 (6.94%) Bower
9 4 (5.56%) Cucumber
9 4 (5.56%) Maven
10 3 (4.17%) git-flow
10 3 (4.17%) JMeter
10 3 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (1.39%) Artifactory
11 1 (1.39%) Grunt
11 1 (1.39%) PHPUnit
11 1 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (8.33%) Marketing
2 5 (6.94%) Games
3 4 (5.56%) Retail
4 3 (4.17%) Finance
4 3 (4.17%) Publishing
5 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 23 (31.94%) Developer
2 12 (16.67%) Lead DevOps
3 11 (15.28%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 8 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
5 8 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Backend Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Team Leader
7 5 (6.94%) Administrator
7 5 (6.94%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
7 5 (6.94%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (6.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.94%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) HTML CSS Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.56%) Node.js
2 21 (29.17%) LAMP
3 17 (23.61%) CSS
3 17 (23.61%) HTML
3 17 (23.61%) Symfony
4 16 (22.22%) RESTful
5 15 (20.83%) LEMP Stack
5 15 (20.83%) Web Services
6 11 (15.28%) .NET
6 11 (15.28%) JSON
7 9 (12.50%) CSS3
7 9 (12.50%) HTML5
7 9 (12.50%) REST
8 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET
8 8 (11.11%) Sass
9 6 (8.33%) Laravel
9 6 (8.33%) SOAP
9 6 (8.33%) XML
10 5 (6.94%) Memcached
10 5 (6.94%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Clustering
1 13 (18.06%) Mobile App
2 11 (15.28%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (13.89%) User Experience
4 8 (11.11%) e-Learning
5 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (4.17%) Digital Media
7 3 (4.17%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.78%) Wiki
9 1 (1.39%) Blog
9 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.39%) Replication
9 1 (1.39%) Social Media
9 1 (1.39%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 41 (56.94%) Linux
2 21 (29.17%) Windows
3 9 (12.50%) Unix
4 8 (11.11%) CentOS
5 2 (2.78%) VMS
6 1 (1.39%) Debian
6 1 (1.39%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.17%) DevOps
2 32 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 25 (34.72%) Software Engineering
4 23 (31.94%) Content Management
5 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (23.61%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (22.22%) Load Balancing
8 13 (18.06%) High Availability
8 13 (18.06%) Mentoring
8 13 (18.06%) Unit Testing
9 11 (15.28%) E-Commerce
10 8 (11.11%) MVC
10 8 (11.11%) OO
10 8 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
11 7 (9.72%) OO PHP
11 7 (9.72%) SEO
12 6 (8.33%) Front End Development
12 6 (8.33%) PLM
13 5 (6.94%) Database Optimisation
13 5 (6.94%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (61.11%) PHP
2 28 (38.89%) Bash Shell
3 27 (37.50%) Python
4 25 (34.72%) JavaScript
5 22 (30.56%) SQL
6 20 (27.78%) Ruby
7 14 (19.44%) Shell Script
8 12 (16.67%) Java
9 8 (11.11%) C#
9 8 (11.11%) C++
9 8 (11.11%) CoffeeScript
9 8 (11.11%) Groovy
10 4 (5.56%) Perl
11 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.39%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) QA
2 3 (4.17%) GCP
3 1 (1.39%) GDPR
3 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (47.22%) Docker
2 4 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.17%) GlusterFS
3 3 (4.17%) KVM
3 3 (4.17%) Xen
4 2 (2.78%) Ceph
5 1 (1.39%) Postfix
5 1 (1.39%) QEMU
5 1 (1.39%) Squid
Systems Management
1 32 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (40.28%) Puppet
3 15 (20.83%) HAProxy
4 13 (18.06%) Ansible
4 13 (18.06%) ZABBIX
5 9 (12.50%) Grafana
5 9 (12.50%) Graphite
5 9 (12.50%) Nagios
6 7 (9.72%) Kubernetes
6 7 (9.72%) Terraform
7 2 (2.78%) Nessus
7 2 (2.78%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.78%) Packer
7 2 (2.78%) yum
8 1 (1.39%) Cacti
8 1 (1.39%) Consul
8 1 (1.39%) cPanel
8 1 (1.39%) Mesos
8 1 (1.39%) Plesk
8 1 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Capita
1 8 (11.11%) PayPal
2 6 (8.33%) MuleSoft
2 6 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (8.33%) Zend
3 5 (6.94%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.56%) Adobe
4 4 (5.56%) VMware
5 3 (4.17%) Apple
5 3 (4.17%) CenturyLink
5 3 (4.17%) Facebook
5 3 (4.17%) Google
5 3 (4.17%) IBM
5 3 (4.17%) New Relic
5 3 (4.17%) Oracle
5 3 (4.17%) PagerDuty
5 3 (4.17%) SAP
5 3 (4.17%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.78%) Veeam
7 1 (1.39%) hybris