Period
to 9 May 2021

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 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

YAML
UK
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 738 828 1002
Rank change year-on-year +90 +174 +116
Permanent jobs citing YAML 137 110 128
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.11% 0.088%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 118 79 93
10th Percentile £35,250 £45,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £45,313 £52,500 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £62,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% -7.41% +3.85%
75th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £106,500 £107,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +20.00%

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 35,291 39,456 56,174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.05% 39.40% 38.58%
Number of salaries quoted 27,508 32,716 46,281
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

YAML
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for YAML in the UK

YAML
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing YAML.

Salary trend for YAML in the UK

YAML
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing YAML over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

Salary histogram for YAML in the UK

YAML
Top 15 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 9 May 2021. 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 +74 115 £62,500 - 40
UK excluding London +64 81 £55,000 -8.33% 23
London +51 41 £77,500 -18.42% 17
Work from Home -112 35 £45,000 -47.06% 7
North of England +11 26 £47,500 +5.56% 10
Midlands +19 24 £55,000 - 2
South East +56 23 £55,000 -8.33% 7
West Midlands +15 22 £52,500 -4.55% 2
Yorkshire -12 11 £57,500 +27.78%
North West +35 8 £47,500 -13.64% 6
Scotland -4 7 £60,000 -11.11% 1
North East - 7 £33,500 - 4
South West -33 2 £53,750 +19.44%
Wales - 1 £44,250 -
East Midlands - 1 £80,000 -

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, IT jobs citing YAML 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 YAML.

1 73 (53.28%) Azure
1 73 (53.28%) DevOps
2 68 (49.64%) Terraform
3 67 (48.91%) Python
4 62 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (34.31%) PowerShell
6 46 (33.58%) AWS
7 41 (29.93%) Linux
8 37 (27.01%) Bash Shell
9 35 (25.55%) Ansible
10 34 (24.82%) Windows
11 33 (24.09%) VMware
11 33 (24.09%) Git (software)
12 31 (22.63%) Active Directory
13 30 (21.90%) Docker
14 27 (19.71%) Kubernetes
14 27 (19.71%) Infrastructure as Code
14 27 (19.71%) JSON
15 26 (18.98%) Microsoft
15 26 (18.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 25 (18.25%) JavaScript
16 25 (18.25%) VMware Infrastructure
17 24 (17.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 24 (17.52%) Finance
18 23 (16.79%) Firewall
18 23 (16.79%) Scrum
19 22 (16.06%) AWS CloudFormation
20 21 (15.33%) Azure Active Directory
20 21 (15.33%) Jenkins
20 21 (15.33%) Shell Script

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 13 (9.49%) Confluence
2 9 (6.57%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (6.57%) IIS
3 4 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.46%) Apache
4 2 (1.46%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.73%) DNN
5 1 (0.73%) JBoss
5 1 (0.73%) nginx
5 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.73%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (6.57%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 73 (53.28%) Azure
2 46 (33.58%) AWS
3 22 (16.06%) AWS CloudFormation
4 21 (15.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 19 (13.87%) IaaS
6 18 (13.14%) PaaS
7 10 (7.30%) GCP
8 8 (5.84%) SaaS
9 6 (4.38%) Microsoft 365
10 5 (3.65%) Datadog
11 3 (2.19%) AWS Direct Connect
11 3 (2.19%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 3 (2.19%) GitHub
11 3 (2.19%) Serverless
12 2 (1.46%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (1.46%) Azure Service Bus
12 2 (1.46%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 2 (1.46%) OpenShift
12 2 (1.46%) Power Platform
13 1 (0.73%) Azure App Service
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.79%) Firewall
2 13 (9.49%) TCP/IP
3 11 (8.03%) VLAN
3 11 (8.03%) WAN
4 9 (6.57%) HTTP
4 9 (6.57%) LAN
4 9 (6.57%) VPN
5 8 (5.84%) DNS
6 6 (4.38%) FTP
6 6 (4.38%) IMAP
6 6 (4.38%) SMTP
7 5 (3.65%) BGP
7 5 (3.65%) Network Security
7 5 (3.65%) OSPF
8 3 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.19%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (2.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (2.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (2.19%) Multicast
8 3 (2.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.60%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.30%) MongoDB
3 9 (6.57%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.38%) Big Data
5 3 (2.19%) MySQL
5 3 (2.19%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.46%) Data Lake
6 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.73%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.73%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.73%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.73%) Flink
7 1 (0.73%) Parquet
7 1 (0.73%) Power BI
7 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.73%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 33 (24.09%) Git (software)
2 21 (15.33%) Jenkins
3 15 (10.95%) JIRA
4 12 (8.76%) GitLab
5 7 (5.11%) Artifactory
6 6 (4.38%) Cypress.io
6 6 (4.38%) Gerrit
6 6 (4.38%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (4.38%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.92%) Maven
8 3 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.73%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.73%) Chocolatey
10 1 (0.73%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.73%) CMake
10 1 (0.73%) Gradle
10 1 (0.73%) Postman
10 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.73%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (17.52%) Finance
2 14 (10.22%) Social Skills
3 13 (9.49%) Marketing
4 6 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.65%) Public Sector
6 3 (2.19%) Games
7 2 (1.46%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (0.73%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (27.01%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (17.52%) Developer
3 21 (15.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 19 (13.87%) Azure Engineer
5 15 (10.95%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 15 (10.95%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (10.22%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 12 (8.76%) Architect
7 12 (8.76%) Azure DevOps
7 12 (8.76%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (7.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.84%) Cloud Architect
9 8 (5.84%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.84%) Site Engineer
9 8 (5.84%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Consultant
10 7 (5.11%) Python Developer
10 7 (5.11%) Software Engineer
11 6 (4.38%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.71%) JSON
2 15 (10.95%) GraphQL
2 15 (10.95%) React
3 11 (8.03%) REST
3 11 (8.03%) XML
4 10 (7.30%) AngularJS
5 9 (6.57%) Azure Blueprints
5 9 (6.57%) CSS
5 9 (6.57%) HTML
5 9 (6.57%) Vue.js
6 8 (5.84%) LDAP
7 7 (5.11%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (2.19%) ADO
8 3 (2.19%) CSS3
8 3 (2.19%) Ember.js
8 3 (2.19%) HTML5
9 2 (1.46%) .NET
9 2 (1.46%) Regular Expression
9 2 (1.46%) Spark Streaming
9 2 (1.46%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.57%) iPad
2 6 (4.38%) Data Structures
2 6 (4.38%) Enterprise Cloud
2 6 (4.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (4.38%) Private Cloud
2 6 (4.38%) Public Cloud
3 5 (3.65%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.19%) PMI
4 3 (2.19%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.46%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.73%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.73%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.73%) Equities
6 1 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.73%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 41 (29.93%) Linux
2 34 (24.82%) Windows
3 24 (17.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (8.76%) Windows Server
5 8 (5.84%) CentOS
6 7 (5.11%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.46%) Debian
8 1 (0.73%) Android
8 1 (0.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (53.28%) DevOps
2 62 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (19.71%) Infrastructure as Code
4 26 (18.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 23 (16.79%) Scrum
6 21 (15.33%) Software Engineering
7 17 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (10.22%) Fintech
8 14 (10.22%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 13 (9.49%) Test Automation
10 12 (8.76%) Computer Science
10 12 (8.76%) Configuration Management
10 12 (8.76%) SDLC
11 11 (8.03%) Deployment Automation
12 10 (7.30%) Mathematics
13 9 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (6.57%) Front End Development
13 9 (6.57%) Mentoring
13 9 (6.57%) Software Testing
13 9 (6.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 67 (48.91%) Python
2 47 (34.31%) PowerShell
3 37 (27.01%) Bash Shell
4 25 (18.25%) JavaScript
5 21 (15.33%) Shell Script
6 18 (13.14%) SQL
7 16 (11.68%) PHP
8 15 (10.95%) C#
8 15 (10.95%) Perl
9 14 (10.22%) Java
10 10 (7.30%) Ruby
10 10 (7.30%) TypeScript
11 7 (5.11%) Groovy
12 6 (4.38%) Bourne shell
13 2 (1.46%) C++
13 2 (1.46%) Java 8
13 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.73%) Go
14 1 (0.73%) Haskell
14 1 (0.73%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (13.14%) Degree
2 8 (5.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (5.11%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.11%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.19%) CCIE
4 3 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.19%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.46%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 2 (1.46%) CCNP
6 1 (0.73%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.73%) CCDE
6 1 (0.73%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.73%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.03%) QA
2 4 (2.92%) NIST
3 2 (1.46%) ISO 22301
3 2 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.46%) SLA
4 1 (0.73%) GDPR
4 1 (0.73%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (22.63%) Active Directory
2 30 (21.90%) Docker
3 25 (18.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (6.57%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.65%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (0.73%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 68 (49.64%) Terraform
2 35 (25.55%) Ansible
3 27 (19.71%) Kubernetes
4 18 (13.14%) Red Hat Satellite
5 5 (3.65%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (2.92%) Puppet
7 3 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.46%) Nessus
8 2 (1.46%) SCCM
9 1 (0.73%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.73%) Grafana
9 1 (0.73%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.73%) Kibana
9 1 (0.73%) logstash
9 1 (0.73%) Nagios
9 1 (0.73%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.73%) SCOM
9 1 (0.73%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 33 (24.09%) VMware
2 26 (18.98%) Microsoft
3 19 (13.87%) Red Hat
4 16 (11.68%) Atlassian
5 11 (8.03%) CheckPoint
6 10 (7.30%) Google
7 9 (6.57%) Splunk
8 6 (4.38%) ServiceNow
8 6 (4.38%) Veeam
9 5 (3.65%) Arista
9 5 (3.65%) Cisco
9 5 (3.65%) Citrix
9 5 (3.65%) CyberArk
9 5 (3.65%) EMC
9 5 (3.65%) F5
9 5 (3.65%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.19%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.46%) ForeScout
11 2 (1.46%) Palo Alto
11 2 (1.46%) Sophos