Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

YAML
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 629 944 1050
Rank change year-on-year +315 +106 +109
Permanent jobs citing YAML 139 88 84
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.070% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 166 46 72
Median annual salary £61,750 £61,250 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.82% -3.92% -1.92%
10th Percentile £33,500 £45,000 £36,200
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,125 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +26.44%

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 27,198 48,843 60,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.78% 38.85% 39.57%
Number of salaries quoted 23,025 40,461 49,726
Median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +5.88%

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 24 January 2021.

Salary histogram for YAML in the UK

YAML
Top 13 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 24 January 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 +305 129 £62,500 +2.04% 36
UK excluding London +267 82 £60,000 - 18
London +212 53 £70,000 +9.80% 18
Work from Home -21 36 £51,000 +7.37% 3
Midlands +115 27 £60,500 +27.37% 3
North of England +101 27 £45,000 -36.84% 6
West Midlands +108 25 £50,000 +42.86% 3
South East +153 21 £60,000 - 6
Yorkshire +54 16 £62,500 -13.79% 1
North East - 6 £33,500 - 1
East of England - 6 £60,000 - 1
North West +83 5 £51,000 -2.86% 4
Scotland +36 1 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 88 (63.31%) DevOps
2 83 (59.71%) Azure
3 82 (58.99%) Terraform
4 68 (48.92%) Python
5 62 (44.60%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (35.25%) Linux
7 41 (29.50%) AWS
8 38 (27.34%) Microsoft
9 37 (26.62%) Active Directory
9 37 (26.62%) VMware
10 36 (25.90%) Ansible
10 36 (25.90%) Bash Shell
11 35 (25.18%) PowerShell
12 32 (23.02%) Windows
13 31 (22.30%) Infrastructure as Code
14 30 (21.58%) Shell Script
14 30 (21.58%) Migration
14 30 (21.58%) Git (software)
15 26 (18.71%) VMware Infrastructure
15 26 (18.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 26 (18.71%) Jenkins
15 26 (18.71%) SQL
16 25 (17.99%) PaaS
17 24 (17.27%) Kubernetes
17 24 (17.27%) Docker
17 24 (17.27%) Finance
18 23 (16.55%) Scrum
18 23 (16.55%) Confluence
18 23 (16.55%) Degree
18 23 (16.55%) JIRA

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 23 (16.55%) Confluence
2 6 (4.32%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (4.32%) IIS
3 2 (1.44%) Apache
4 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.72%) JBoss
4 1 (0.72%) nginx
4 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 83 (59.71%) Azure
2 41 (29.50%) AWS
3 25 (17.99%) PaaS
4 21 (15.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (10.79%) SaaS
6 12 (8.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (8.63%) GCP
7 11 (7.91%) IaaS
8 6 (4.32%) Serverless
9 5 (3.60%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (3.60%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (3.60%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.44%) Office 365
11 1 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.72%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.72%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.11%) Firewall
2 20 (14.39%) TCP/IP
3 18 (12.95%) HTTP
4 17 (12.23%) DNS
5 13 (9.35%) FTP
5 13 (9.35%) IMAP
5 13 (9.35%) SMTP
6 12 (8.63%) LAN
6 12 (8.63%) SSL
6 12 (8.63%) WAN
7 11 (7.91%) VPN
8 10 (7.19%) VLAN
9 7 (5.04%) Wireshark
10 4 (2.88%) DHCP
10 4 (2.88%) OpenLDAP
11 3 (2.16%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (2.16%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (2.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (2.16%) Multicast
11 3 (2.16%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.83%) MongoDB
2 21 (15.11%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (7.91%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.04%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.72%) Big Data
5 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.72%) MySQL
5 1 (0.72%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 30 (21.58%) Git (software)
2 26 (18.71%) Jenkins
3 23 (16.55%) JIRA
4 13 (9.35%) Artifactory
4 13 (9.35%) Gerrit
5 7 (5.04%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (4.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (3.60%) GitLab
8 3 (2.16%) Subversion
8 3 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.72%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.72%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.72%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.72%) Maven
9 1 (0.72%) Postman
9 1 (0.72%) Selenium
9 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.72%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (17.27%) Finance
2 17 (12.23%) Publishing
3 13 (9.35%) Marketing
4 6 (4.32%) Banking
5 5 (3.60%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.16%) Legal
7 2 (1.44%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 57 (41.01%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (17.99%) Azure Engineer
3 24 (17.27%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 21 (15.11%) Azure DevOps
5 17 (12.23%) Linux Engineer
6 16 (11.51%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 15 (10.79%) Cloud Engineer
8 14 (10.07%) Systems Engineer
9 13 (9.35%) Consultant
9 13 (9.35%) Linux Consultant
9 13 (9.35%) Senior DevOps
9 13 (9.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 10 (7.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (7.19%) Site Engineer
10 10 (7.19%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 10 (7.19%) Software Engineer
11 7 (5.04%) Architect
11 7 (5.04%) Cloud Consultant
11 7 (5.04%) Linux Support
11 7 (5.04%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.83%) JSON
2 19 (13.67%) Elastic Stack
3 17 (12.23%) LDAP
3 17 (12.23%) XML
4 11 (7.91%) .NET
5 5 (3.60%) React
5 5 (3.60%) Web Services
6 2 (1.44%) Regular Expression
6 2 (1.44%) REST
7 1 (0.72%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.72%) jBPM
7 1 (0.72%) Swagger
7 1 (0.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.55%) Cloud Native
2 11 (7.91%) Public Cloud
3 7 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.60%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 5 (3.60%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.60%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.60%) Robotics
5 4 (2.88%) Enterprise Cloud
5 4 (2.88%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.16%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.16%) PKI
7 2 (1.44%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.44%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 49 (35.25%) Linux
2 32 (23.02%) Windows
3 26 (18.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (12.23%) CentOS
5 14 (10.07%) Windows Server
6 8 (5.76%) Solaris
7 5 (3.60%) Unix
7 5 (3.60%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.88%) Debian
8 4 (2.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (63.31%) DevOps
2 62 (44.60%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (22.30%) Infrastructure as Code
4 30 (21.58%) Migration
5 23 (16.55%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (16.55%) Scrum
6 21 (15.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 19 (13.67%) Resource Management
8 18 (12.95%) Deployment Automation
9 17 (12.23%) Auto-Scaling
9 17 (12.23%) Software Delivery
10 15 (10.79%) Configuration Management
11 13 (9.35%) Information Security
11 13 (9.35%) Kanban
11 13 (9.35%) Test Automation
11 13 (9.35%) Ticket Management
12 12 (8.63%) Fintech
12 12 (8.63%) Penetration Testing
12 12 (8.63%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (8.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 68 (48.92%) Python
2 36 (25.90%) Bash Shell
3 35 (25.18%) PowerShell
4 30 (21.58%) Shell Script
5 26 (18.71%) SQL
6 19 (13.67%) Ruby
7 16 (11.51%) Java
7 16 (11.51%) Perl
8 13 (9.35%) Groovy
8 13 (9.35%) PHP
9 10 (7.19%) C#
10 5 (3.60%) TypeScript
11 3 (2.16%) Bourne shell
12 2 (1.44%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.72%) Go
13 1 (0.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 23 (16.55%) Degree
2 6 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (4.32%) SC Cleared
2 6 (4.32%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.60%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 5 (3.60%) CCSP
3 5 (3.60%) CISM
3 5 (3.60%) CISSP
3 5 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.60%) CREST Certified
3 5 (3.60%) GCFA
3 5 (3.60%) GCIA
3 5 (3.60%) GCIH
4 1 (0.72%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.72%) CCDE
4 1 (0.72%) CCIE
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.04%) ISO 22301
1 7 (5.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (5.04%) SLA
2 5 (3.60%) COBIT
2 5 (3.60%) NIST
2 5 (3.60%) QA
3 3 (2.16%) GDPR
4 1 (0.72%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 37 (26.62%) Active Directory
2 26 (18.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (17.27%) Docker
4 6 (4.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.72%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 82 (58.99%) Terraform
2 36 (25.90%) Ansible
3 24 (17.27%) Kubernetes
4 13 (9.35%) Red Hat Satellite
5 6 (4.32%) Puppet
6 5 (3.60%) CSIRT
7 4 (2.88%) SCCM
8 3 (2.16%) Kibana
8 3 (2.16%) SCOM
8 3 (2.16%) SCOrch
9 2 (1.44%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (1.44%) Fluentd
9 2 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.44%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.72%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.72%) logstash
10 1 (0.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 38 (27.34%) Microsoft
2 37 (26.62%) VMware
3 21 (15.11%) Atlassian
4 14 (10.07%) Red Hat
5 13 (9.35%) ServiceNow
6 12 (8.63%) Google
7 8 (5.76%) Cisco
8 7 (5.04%) Qualys
9 5 (3.60%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.88%) Sophos
10 4 (2.88%) Splunk
11 3 (2.16%) Arista
11 3 (2.16%) F5
11 3 (2.16%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.16%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.44%) Palo Alto
12 2 (1.44%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.44%) SaltStack
13 1 (0.72%) MuleSoft
13 1 (0.72%) Veeam