Period
to 17 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Varnish
UK
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1008 1096 1084
Rank change year-on-year +88 -12 -25
Permanent jobs citing Varnish 82 80 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.048% 0.067%
As % of the System Software category 0.33% 0.33% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 66 66 100
UK median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -2.44% -6.82%
10th Percentile £41,875 £27,500 £31,125
90th Percentile £71,875 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +27.78% +38.46% -31.58%

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 24,547 24,594 22,543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.30% 14.74% 12.87%
Number of salaries quoted 20,091 20,066 18,959
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +10.39% +2.67%

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 September 2019.

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 September 2019. 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 +123 82 £65,000 +18.18% 6
London +125 52 £67,500 +28.57% 3
UK excluding London +22 30 £57,500 +27.78% 3
North of England +26 23 £65,000 +89.78% 1
North West +41 22 £65,000 +64.56% 1
Midlands +30 5 £54,000 -16.92%
West Midlands +21 5 £54,000 -16.92%
South East +48 2 £52,500 - 2
Yorkshire -10 1 £42,500 +37.10%

For the 6 months to 17 September 2019, 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 54 (65.85%) AWS
2 43 (52.44%) Linux
3 42 (51.22%) Git (software)
4 40 (48.78%) PHP
5 38 (46.34%) Degree
6 37 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (45.12%) Docker
7 36 (43.90%) MySQL
8 32 (39.02%) Node.js
9 31 (37.80%) Redis
10 30 (36.59%) JavaScript
10 30 (36.59%) Elasticsearch
11 29 (35.37%) Test Automation
12 27 (32.93%) Ruby
12 27 (32.93%) Web Services
12 27 (32.93%) Python
12 27 (32.93%) Microservices
13 26 (31.71%) MongoDB
14 25 (30.49%) PostgreSQL
15 24 (29.27%) Windows
15 24 (29.27%) Amazon EC2
15 24 (29.27%) DevOps
15 24 (29.27%) Auto-Scaling
16 23 (28.05%) AWS Lambda
16 23 (28.05%) Serverless
16 23 (28.05%) Amazon SQS
17 22 (26.83%) CloudFront
18 21 (25.61%) RabbitMQ
18 21 (25.61%) SaaS
18 21 (25.61%) nginx

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 30 (36.59%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (25.61%) nginx
3 18 (21.95%) Apache
4 10 (12.20%) CMS
5 7 (8.54%) WordPress
6 5 (6.10%) Apache Solr
6 5 (6.10%) Drupal
7 4 (4.88%) IIS
8 2 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (2.44%) CloudStack
8 2 (2.44%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 54 (65.85%) AWS
2 24 (29.27%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (28.05%) Amazon SQS
3 23 (28.05%) AWS Lambda
3 23 (28.05%) Serverless
4 22 (26.83%) CloudFront
5 21 (25.61%) SaaS
6 19 (23.17%) Azure
6 19 (23.17%) GCP
7 18 (21.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 18 (21.95%) Amazon S3
7 18 (21.95%) Google Analytics
7 18 (21.95%) Route 53
8 10 (12.20%) Fastly
9 4 (4.88%) Amazon ECS
9 4 (4.88%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (2.44%) Basecamp
10 2 (2.44%) GitHub
10 2 (2.44%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.07%) Firewall
2 13 (15.85%) TCP/IP
3 10 (12.20%) DNS
3 10 (12.20%) Internet
4 6 (7.32%) DHCP
4 6 (7.32%) HTTP
4 6 (7.32%) VPN
5 4 (4.88%) FTP
5 4 (4.88%) SMTP
5 4 (4.88%) SSL
5 4 (4.88%) VLAN
6 1 (1.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (43.90%) MySQL
2 31 (37.80%) Redis
3 26 (31.71%) MongoDB
4 25 (30.49%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (18.29%) Amazon Aurora
6 10 (12.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 10 (12.20%) NoSQL
7 8 (9.76%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (4.88%) Hadoop
8 4 (4.88%) MariaDB
9 2 (2.44%) phpMyAdmin
9 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 42 (51.22%) Git (software)
2 20 (24.39%) Jenkins
3 15 (18.29%) Brakeman
3 15 (18.29%) CircleCI
3 15 (18.29%) minitest
3 15 (18.29%) RSpec
3 15 (18.29%) RuboCop
4 8 (9.76%) GitLab
4 8 (9.76%) Vagrant
5 7 (8.54%) Subversion
6 4 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.44%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.44%) JIRA
8 1 (1.22%) Travis CI
General
1 18 (21.95%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.10%) Retail
3 3 (3.66%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (52.44%) Developer
2 16 (19.51%) Senior Developer
3 13 (15.85%) Full Stack Developer
4 11 (13.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (12.20%) .NET Developer
5 10 (12.20%) PHP Developer
6 9 (10.98%) Administrator
6 9 (10.98%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (7.32%) AWS Administrator
7 6 (7.32%) Cloud Administrator
7 6 (7.32%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Drupal Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Lead Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Lead PHP Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Senior Drupal Developer
10 3 (3.66%) E-Commerce Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (3.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 2 (2.44%) Senior PHP Developer
11 2 (2.44%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (39.02%) Node.js
2 27 (32.93%) Web Services
3 21 (25.61%) CSS
3 21 (25.61%) HTML
3 21 (25.61%) RabbitMQ
4 20 (24.39%) AngularJS
5 19 (23.17%) .NET
5 19 (23.17%) LAMP
5 19 (23.17%) REST
6 18 (21.95%) Laravel
6 18 (21.95%) Sass
7 17 (20.73%) React
8 15 (18.29%) Ruby on Rails
8 15 (18.29%) Shoryuken
9 10 (12.20%) .NET Core
10 9 (10.98%) LEMP Stack
11 8 (9.76%) LAPP Stack
12 4 (4.88%) GraphQL
12 4 (4.88%) jQuery
12 4 (4.88%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (10.98%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (9.76%) Cloud Native
4 6 (7.32%) Public Cloud
5 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.44%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.22%) Blog
8 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (52.44%) Linux
2 24 (29.27%) Windows
3 4 (4.88%) Unix
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (35.37%) Test Automation
3 27 (32.93%) Microservices
4 24 (29.27%) Auto-Scaling
4 24 (29.27%) DevOps
5 20 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (24.39%) Scrum
6 18 (21.95%) Analytics
6 18 (21.95%) Collaborative Working
6 18 (21.95%) Computer Science
7 14 (17.07%) Configuration Management
8 13 (15.85%) E-Commerce
9 12 (14.63%) TDD
10 10 (12.20%) B2B
10 10 (12.20%) SOLID
11 9 (10.98%) Load Balancing
12 8 (9.76%) MVC
12 8 (9.76%) Web Development
13 7 (8.54%) Project Management
13 7 (8.54%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (48.78%) PHP
2 30 (36.59%) JavaScript
3 27 (32.93%) Python
3 27 (32.93%) Ruby
4 10 (12.20%) C#
5 8 (9.76%) Bash Shell
6 7 (8.54%) Go
7 3 (3.66%) Java
8 2 (2.44%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.22%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 38 (46.34%) Degree
2 7 (8.54%) AWS Certification
3 3 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) QA
System Software
1 37 (45.12%) Docker
2 6 (7.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (25.61%) Ansible
2 13 (15.85%) Kubernetes
3 11 (13.41%) HAProxy
4 10 (12.20%) Puppet
5 9 (10.98%) Terraform
6 8 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (8.54%) ZABBIX
8 6 (7.32%) Consul
8 6 (7.32%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (4.88%) Graphite
9 4 (4.88%) Graylog
9 4 (4.88%) logstash
9 4 (4.88%) Packer
10 3 (3.66%) Nagios
10 3 (3.66%) Rancher
Vendors
1 18 (21.95%) Google
2 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.32%) Splunk
3 3 (3.66%) New Relic
4 2 (2.44%) Pardot
4 2 (2.44%) PayPal
4 2 (2.44%) SaltStack
4 2 (2.44%) WorldPay