Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for YAML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited YAML over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

YAML
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1132 1206 1307
Rank change year-on-year +74 +101 -24
Permanent jobs citing YAML 45 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.008% 0.003%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.063% 0.022% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 30 13 7
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £42,500 £32,300
90th Percentile £65,975 £66,500 £94,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +5.26% -29.63%

YAML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 71782 73986 83137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.12% 38.96% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 59611 64205 71075
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

YAML
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for YAML in the UK

YAML
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for YAML in the UK

YAML
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing YAML over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for YAML in the UK

YAML
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing YAML within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +53 43 £58,750 +17.50% 3
London +17 27 £61,750 +7.39% 2
UK excluding London +74 18 £40,000 -20.00% 1
South East +40 11 £30,000 -40.00%
North of England - 3 £73,000 -
North West - 3 £73,000 -
Scotland - 2 £37,500 -
East of England - 2 £57,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing YAML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for YAML.

1 27 (60.00%) XML
1 27 (60.00%) JSON
1 27 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 27 (60.00%) Task Automation
2 24 (53.33%) SQL
3 22 (48.89%) Linux
3 22 (48.89%) Finance
4 21 (46.67%) Jenkins
5 20 (44.44%) Web Services
6 19 (42.22%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (42.22%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (37.78%) PowerShell
8 16 (35.56%) Test Automation
8 16 (35.56%) Windows
8 16 (35.56%) Apache
8 16 (35.56%) Java
9 15 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 15 (33.33%) QA
9 15 (33.33%) Selenium
9 15 (33.33%) Computer Science
9 15 (33.33%) JMeter
9 15 (33.33%) Ansible
10 14 (31.11%) Apache POI
10 14 (31.11%) Gherkin
10 14 (31.11%) Cucumber
10 14 (31.11%) BDD
10 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (31.11%) Data Management
10 14 (31.11%) WebDriver
10 14 (31.11%) RESTful

YAML
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 16 (35.56%) Apache
2 7 (15.56%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (15.56%) IIS
3 4 (8.89%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.44%) Confluence
4 2 (4.44%) JBoss
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.22%) nginx
5 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 27 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (24.44%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (24.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 9 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 9 (20.00%) Amazon S3
4 6 (13.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (11.11%) Amazon Glacier
5 5 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (11.11%) AWS CloudTrail
5 5 (11.11%) Route 53
6 4 (8.89%) GitHub
6 4 (8.89%) Loggly
7 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (4.44%) G Suite
8 2 (4.44%) IaaS
8 2 (4.44%) OpenShift
9 1 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) DNS
2 8 (17.78%) HTTP
3 6 (13.33%) Broadband
3 6 (13.33%) Firewall
3 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.11%) DHCP
5 2 (4.44%) Internet
5 2 (4.44%) VPN
6 1 (2.22%) DSL
6 1 (2.22%) Intranet
6 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) MySQL
2 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 7 (15.56%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (15.56%) Big Data
3 7 (15.56%) RDBMS
3 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.22%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 21 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 15 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 15 (33.33%) JMeter
2 15 (33.33%) Selenium
3 14 (31.11%) Cucumber
3 14 (31.11%) WebDriver
4 5 (11.11%) Bitbucket
4 5 (11.11%) JIRA
5 3 (6.67%) GitLab
6 2 (4.44%) SonarQube
6 2 (4.44%) Vagrant
6 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.22%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.22%) Babel
7 1 (2.22%) Gerrit
7 1 (2.22%) GoCD
7 1 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 22 (48.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Advertising
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Games
3 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Law
3 1 (2.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Automation Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Lead Developer
3 7 (15.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Automation Test Lead
5 3 (6.67%) AWS Specialist
5 3 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) QA Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) QA Automation Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) QA Leader
5 3 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Web Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (4.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (60.00%) JSON
1 27 (60.00%) XML
2 20 (44.44%) Web Services
3 14 (31.11%) Apache POI
3 14 (31.11%) Gherkin
3 14 (31.11%) JDBC
3 14 (31.11%) RESTful
4 8 (17.78%) .NET
4 8 (17.78%) HTML
5 7 (15.56%) .NET Framework
5 7 (15.56%) CSS
6 6 (13.33%) LAMP
7 5 (11.11%) CSS3
7 5 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (11.11%) REST
7 5 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (11.11%) SOAP
7 5 (11.11%) XSD
8 3 (6.67%) Symfony
9 2 (4.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (42.22%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 6 (13.33%) User Experience
4 3 (6.67%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 22 (48.89%) Linux
2 16 (35.56%) Windows
3 12 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.44%) CentOS
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Task Automation
2 19 (42.22%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (35.56%) Test Automation
4 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (31.11%) BDD
4 14 (31.11%) Data Management
5 13 (28.89%) DevOps
6 12 (26.67%) Mentoring
7 11 (24.44%) OO
7 11 (24.44%) OOP
8 7 (15.56%) Kanban
8 7 (15.56%) Performance Testing
9 6 (13.33%) Analytics
9 6 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
9 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
9 6 (13.33%) Data Analysis
9 6 (13.33%) Data Modelling
9 6 (13.33%) Load Testing
9 6 (13.33%) Microservices
9 6 (13.33%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) SQL
2 17 (37.78%) PowerShell
3 16 (35.56%) Java
4 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
5 12 (26.67%) Python
6 11 (24.44%) PHP
7 9 (20.00%) C#
8 7 (15.56%) Ruby
8 7 (15.56%) T-SQL
9 5 (11.11%) Bash Shell
9 5 (11.11%) Perl
9 5 (11.11%) VBScript
10 2 (4.44%) Groovy
11 1 (2.22%) C++
11 1 (2.22%) ES6
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.67%) AWS Certification
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Docker
2 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (33.33%) Ansible
2 7 (15.56%) Puppet
3 4 (8.89%) Nagios
3 4 (8.89%) SCOM
4 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.44%) Terraform
5 1 (2.22%) Grafana
5 1 (2.22%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (2.22%) Kibana
5 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.22%) Oozie
5 1 (2.22%) Packer
5 1 (2.22%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.22%) WSUS
5 1 (2.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) AppDynamics
2 2 (4.44%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow