Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Varnish
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 805 1006 1129
Rank change year-on-year +201 +123 -63
Permanent jobs citing Varnish 12 103 72
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.071% 0.041%
As % of the System Software category 0.091% 0.42% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 18 91 68
Median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +36.84% -20.83%
10th Percentile £51,750 £41,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £59,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.84% +40.00% +10.39%

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 13,204 24,738 25,331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.75% 16.97% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 10,807 20,333 20,488
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +10.47%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +12.00%

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 16 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Varnish in the UK

Varnish
Top 8 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 16 July 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 +196 12 £60,000 -7.69% 4
UK excluding London +219 9 £60,000 +0.84% 4
Work from Home +56 6 £60,000 -14.29% 1
North of England +152 5 £60,000 +41.18% 2
North West +102 5 £60,000 -7.69% 2
Midlands +101 4 £75,000 +11.11% 2
East Midlands +74 4 £75,000 +89.87% 1
London +129 3 £55,000 -15.38%

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 9 (75.00%) MySQL
2 8 (66.67%) Amazon Aurora
3 6 (50.00%) PHP
4 5 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) Apache
4 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
4 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Retail
4 5 (41.67%) Google
4 5 (41.67%) nginx
4 5 (41.67%) AWS
4 5 (41.67%) Serverless
4 5 (41.67%) Amazon ECS
4 5 (41.67%) Redis
4 5 (41.67%) Docker
4 5 (41.67%) GCP
4 5 (41.67%) Microservices
4 5 (41.67%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (33.33%) PHP 7
5 4 (33.33%) Database Optimisation
5 4 (33.33%) Apache Spark
5 4 (33.33%) BigQuery
5 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (33.33%) Flink
5 4 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (33.33%) Big Data
5 4 (33.33%) Kafka

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 5 (41.67%) Apache
1 5 (41.67%) nginx
2 4 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 4 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (16.67%) Drupal
4 1 (8.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon ECS
1 5 (41.67%) AWS
1 5 (41.67%) AWS Lambda
1 5 (41.67%) GCP
1 5 (41.67%) Serverless
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon EKS
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon S3
2 4 (33.33%) Azure
2 4 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) MySQL
2 8 (66.67%) Amazon Aurora
3 5 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (41.67%) Redis
4 4 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (33.33%) Big Data
4 4 (33.33%) BigQuery
4 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (33.33%) Flink
4 4 (33.33%) Hadoop
4 4 (33.33%) HBase
4 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 4 (33.33%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (8.33%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Xdebug
General
1 5 (41.67%) Retail
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Data Architect
3 4 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Data Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Drupal Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) Apache Avro
2 4 (33.33%) GraphQL
2 4 (33.33%) jQuery
2 4 (33.33%) JSON
2 4 (33.33%) Kafka
2 4 (33.33%) LAMP
2 4 (33.33%) REST
2 4 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) CSS3
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) OAuth
4 1 (8.33%) OAuth2
4 1 (8.33%) OpenID
4 1 (8.33%) React
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (33.33%) Cloud Native
1 4 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
1 4 (33.33%) Replication
1 4 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
1 5 (41.67%) Microservices
1 5 (41.67%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) Analytics
2 4 (33.33%) Data Extraction
2 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 4 (33.33%) Database Optimisation
2 4 (33.33%) ETL
2 4 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 4 (33.33%) MapReduce
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Use Case
3 3 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 3 (25.00%) Metadata Management
3 3 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (33.33%) PHP 7
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HAProxy
1 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Google
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix