Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Varnish
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 989 1100 1118
Rank change year-on-year +111 +18 -91
Permanent jobs citing Varnish 66 87 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.053% 0.050%
As % of the System Software category 0.28% 0.35% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 62 66 84
UK median annual salary £60,000 £53,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.63% -10.42% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,125 £82,375 £76,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,250 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +42.00% +7.14% -30.00%

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 23,225 24,698 23,335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.19% 15.16% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 19,124 20,151 19,516
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,625 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
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 22 November 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 22 November 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 +81 66 £60,000 -7.69% 3
London +88 34 £67,500 +12.50%
UK excluding London +56 32 £53,250 +42.00% 3
North West +66 24 £57,500 +36.09% 1
North of England +59 24 £57,500 +85.48% 1
South West - 4 £50,500 -
South East +21 3 £52,500 -4.55%
Midlands +33 1 £54,000 -16.92% 2
West Midlands +8 1 £54,000 -16.92% 2

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 38 (57.58%) Linux
1 38 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (54.55%) MySQL
3 33 (50.00%) AWS
4 32 (48.48%) Node.js
5 31 (46.97%) Docker
5 31 (46.97%) Microservices
6 30 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
7 28 (42.42%) Test Automation
8 27 (40.91%) SaaS
8 27 (40.91%) Ruby
8 27 (40.91%) Python
9 26 (39.39%) Scrum
10 23 (34.85%) REST
10 23 (34.85%) Azure
10 23 (34.85%) GCP
10 23 (34.85%) AWS Lambda
10 23 (34.85%) Serverless
11 22 (33.33%) nginx
11 22 (33.33%) Degree
11 22 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (31.82%) Windows
12 21 (31.82%) Amazon SQS
13 20 (30.30%) React
13 20 (30.30%) Ansible
13 20 (30.30%) Apache
13 20 (30.30%) Computer Science
14 19 (28.79%) LAMP
14 19 (28.79%) Git (software)
14 19 (28.79%) PHP

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 22 (33.33%) nginx
2 20 (30.30%) Apache
3 12 (18.18%) CMS
4 8 (12.12%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (10.61%) Drupal
6 6 (9.09%) WordPress
7 4 (6.06%) Apache Solr
8 3 (4.55%) Apache Spark
8 3 (4.55%) IIS
9 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (1.52%) CloudStack
10 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 33 (50.00%) AWS
2 27 (40.91%) SaaS
3 23 (34.85%) AWS Lambda
3 23 (34.85%) Azure
3 23 (34.85%) GCP
3 23 (34.85%) Serverless
4 21 (31.82%) Amazon SQS
5 9 (13.64%) Fastly
6 8 (12.12%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (7.58%) Amazon ECS
7 5 (7.58%) CloudFront
8 4 (6.06%) Cloudflare
9 3 (4.55%) GitHub
10 2 (3.03%) Amazon EKS
10 2 (3.03%) Amazon S3
10 2 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (1.52%) Slack
11 1 (1.52%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.67%) Firewall
1 11 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 8 (12.12%) DNS
2 8 (12.12%) Internet
3 6 (9.09%) DHCP
3 6 (9.09%) HTTP
3 6 (9.09%) VPN
4 3 (4.55%) VLAN
5 2 (3.03%) FTP
5 2 (3.03%) SMTP
5 2 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (54.55%) MySQL
2 30 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (22.73%) Amazon Aurora
4 11 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 10 (15.15%) Redis
6 7 (10.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (7.58%) Hadoop
7 5 (7.58%) MongoDB
8 3 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (4.55%) Big Data
8 3 (4.55%) MariaDB
9 2 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (3.03%) BigQuery
9 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (3.03%) Flink
9 2 (3.03%) HBase
9 2 (3.03%) Snowflake Schema
10 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (28.79%) Git (software)
2 18 (27.27%) Brakeman
2 18 (27.27%) CircleCI
2 18 (27.27%) minitest
2 18 (27.27%) RSpec
2 18 (27.27%) RuboCop
3 14 (21.21%) Jenkins
4 8 (12.12%) GitLab
5 5 (7.58%) Subversion
5 5 (7.58%) Vagrant
6 4 (6.06%) git-flow
6 4 (6.06%) JIRA
7 3 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (3.03%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.52%) Ant
9 1 (1.52%) JUnit
9 1 (1.52%) Maven
9 1 (1.52%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (7.58%) Advertising
1 5 (7.58%) Retail
2 2 (3.03%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (45.45%) Developer
2 14 (21.21%) Administrator
2 14 (21.21%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (13.64%) .NET Developer
3 9 (13.64%) PHP Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (12.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (10.61%) Senior Developer
6 6 (9.09%) AWS Administrator
6 6 (9.09%) Cloud Administrator
7 5 (7.58%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Lead Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Lead PHP Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Senior PHP Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Drupal Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Python Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Senior Architect
10 2 (3.03%) Senior Data Architect
10 2 (3.03%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (48.48%) Node.js
2 23 (34.85%) REST
3 20 (30.30%) React
4 19 (28.79%) LAMP
5 18 (27.27%) Ruby on Rails
5 18 (27.27%) Shoryuken
6 16 (24.24%) .NET
7 11 (16.67%) Web Services
8 9 (13.64%) .NET Core
9 6 (9.09%) jQuery
9 6 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
10 5 (7.58%) CSS
10 5 (7.58%) HTML
10 5 (7.58%) HTML5
10 5 (7.58%) LAPP Stack
10 5 (7.58%) Twig
11 4 (6.06%) Sass
11 4 (6.06%) Sensu
11 4 (6.06%) SOAP
11 4 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Cloud Native
1 9 (13.64%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (9.09%) Public Cloud
3 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.03%) Replication
4 2 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.52%) Blog
5 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (57.58%) Linux
2 21 (31.82%) Windows
3 3 (4.55%) Unix
4 1 (1.52%) CentOS
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (46.97%) Microservices
3 28 (42.42%) Test Automation
4 26 (39.39%) Scrum
5 22 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (30.30%) Computer Science
7 18 (27.27%) DevOps
7 18 (27.27%) Load Balancing
8 12 (18.18%) Configuration Management
9 11 (16.67%) High Availability
10 9 (13.64%) B2B
10 9 (13.64%) SOLID
10 9 (13.64%) TDD
11 8 (12.12%) Mentoring
12 7 (10.61%) Project Management
13 6 (9.09%) Auto-Scaling
13 6 (9.09%) Content Management
13 6 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (9.09%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.91%) Python
1 27 (40.91%) Ruby
2 19 (28.79%) PHP
3 14 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.64%) C#
5 5 (7.58%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.55%) Go
7 1 (1.52%) Groovy
7 1 (1.52%) Java
7 1 (1.52%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 22 (33.33%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) AWS Certification
3 2 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 31 (46.97%) Docker
2 6 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (30.30%) Ansible
2 15 (22.73%) HAProxy
3 11 (16.67%) ZABBIX
4 10 (15.15%) Kubernetes
5 8 (12.12%) Nagios
6 7 (10.61%) Consul
7 6 (9.09%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (9.09%) Puppet
7 6 (9.09%) Terraform
8 4 (6.06%) Graphite
9 3 (4.55%) Graylog
9 3 (4.55%) logstash
9 3 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (4.55%) Packer
10 1 (1.52%) Grafana
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 6 (9.09%) Splunk
2 2 (3.03%) Google
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (1.52%) Plumtree
3 1 (1.52%) SaltStack