Period
to 25 October 2020

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 25 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

YAML
UK
6 months to
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 569 970 1056
Rank change year-on-year +401 +86 +112
Permanent jobs citing YAML 116 99 106
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.073% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 124 57 87
Median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% +7.69% +13.04%
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £42,200
90th Percentile £90,000 £120,000 £86,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,500 £60,000 £52,250
% change year-on-year +0.83% +14.83% +74.17%

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 21,430 51,215 65,758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.88% 37.61% 39.99%
Number of salaries quoted 18,290 42,110 54,312
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +6.80% +3.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 25 October 2020.

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 25 October 2020. 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 +403 115 £62,500 -21.88% 29
UK excluding London +338 65 £60,500 +0.83% 15
London +261 56 £70,000 -17.65% 14
North of England +194 25 £62,500 +19.05% 3
Work from Home +45 21 £62,500 -37.50% 10
Midlands +147 19 £60,500 +27.37% 6
West Midlands +123 19 £60,500 +72.86% 4
Yorkshire +134 15 £62,500 +4.17% 1
South East +222 13 £62,500 +6.38% 2
North West +139 10 £55,000 +37.50% 2
East of England +145 6 £60,000 -14.29% 3
South West +120 1 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 October 2020, 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 77 (66.38%) Azure
1 77 (66.38%) DevOps
2 65 (56.03%) Terraform
3 61 (52.59%) Python
4 54 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (44.83%) Linux
6 44 (37.93%) Git (software)
7 41 (35.34%) Ansible
7 41 (35.34%) Docker
8 39 (33.62%) AWS
9 38 (32.76%) Jenkins
9 38 (32.76%) Microsoft
9 38 (32.76%) Kubernetes
10 33 (28.45%) VMware
11 31 (26.72%) PowerShell
12 30 (25.86%) Java
13 28 (24.14%) Infrastructure as Code
14 27 (23.28%) SQL
15 26 (22.41%) Ruby
16 25 (21.55%) Bash Shell
16 25 (21.55%) Finance
16 25 (21.55%) Scrum
17 24 (20.69%) XML
18 23 (19.83%) Windows
18 23 (19.83%) Confluence
18 23 (19.83%) JIRA
19 22 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
19 22 (18.97%) PaaS
19 22 (18.97%) Elastic Stack
20 21 (18.10%) Cloud Native

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 (19.83%) Confluence
2 10 (8.62%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.59%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.86%) Gunicorn
Cloud Services
1 77 (66.38%) Azure
2 39 (33.62%) AWS
3 22 (18.97%) PaaS
4 20 (17.24%) GCP
5 18 (15.52%) SaaS
6 14 (12.07%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (6.03%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (6.03%) Serverless
8 6 (5.17%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (5.17%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (5.17%) IaaS
9 5 (4.31%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.86%) Amazon EKS
10 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.86%) Heroku
10 1 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 19 (16.38%) HTTP
3 17 (14.66%) DNS
3 17 (14.66%) Firewall
4 16 (13.79%) SSL
5 13 (11.21%) FTP
5 13 (11.21%) IMAP
5 13 (11.21%) SMTP
6 12 (10.34%) Wireshark
7 11 (9.48%) LAN
7 11 (9.48%) WAN
8 7 (6.03%) BGP
8 7 (6.03%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (6.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 7 (6.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (6.03%) Multicast
8 7 (6.03%) OSPF
8 7 (6.03%) VPN
8 7 (6.03%) VXLAN
8 7 (6.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.10%) MongoDB
1 21 (18.10%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (11.21%) MySQL
3 12 (10.34%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.17%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.59%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.72%) Redis
7 1 (0.86%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.86%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.86%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.86%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.86%) Looker
7 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (37.93%) Git (software)
2 38 (32.76%) Jenkins
3 23 (19.83%) JIRA
4 13 (11.21%) Artifactory
4 13 (11.21%) Gerrit
5 11 (9.48%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (5.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (5.17%) Bitbucket
7 5 (4.31%) Maven
8 4 (3.45%) Subversion
8 4 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.59%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.72%) CircleCI
10 2 (1.72%) Selenium
11 1 (0.86%) Fiddler
11 1 (0.86%) JUnit
11 1 (0.86%) Postman
11 1 (0.86%) Spinnaker
11 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.86%) TestNG
General
1 25 (21.55%) Finance
2 15 (12.93%) Publishing
3 10 (8.62%) Banking
4 7 (6.03%) Investment Banking
5 6 (5.17%) Digital Economy
6 4 (3.45%) Legal
7 3 (2.59%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.72%) Retail
9 1 (0.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 51 (43.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (16.38%) Senior DevOps
2 19 (16.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 13 (11.21%) Consultant
3 13 (11.21%) Linux Consultant
4 12 (10.34%) Azure DevOps
4 12 (10.34%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 12 (10.34%) Azure Engineer
4 12 (10.34%) Cloud Consultant
4 12 (10.34%) Linux Support
4 12 (10.34%) Support Consultant
5 10 (8.62%) Software Engineer
6 9 (7.76%) Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Analyst
7 7 (6.03%) Information Analyst
7 7 (6.03%) Information Security Analyst
7 7 (6.03%) Network Manager
7 7 (6.03%) Risk Analyst
7 7 (6.03%) Security Analyst
7 7 (6.03%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.69%) XML
2 22 (18.97%) Elastic Stack
3 21 (18.10%) JSON
4 18 (15.52%) .NET
5 17 (14.66%) LDAP
6 9 (7.76%) LAMP
7 8 (6.90%) HTML
8 5 (4.31%) React
8 5 (4.31%) Web Services
9 4 (3.45%) Regular Expression
9 4 (3.45%) REST
9 4 (3.45%) Spring
10 3 (2.59%) Apache Camel
10 3 (2.59%) JDBC
10 3 (2.59%) SOAP
11 2 (1.72%) CSS
11 2 (1.72%) Kafka
11 2 (1.72%) Node.js
12 1 (0.86%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.86%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.10%) Cloud Native
2 19 (16.38%) Public Cloud
3 10 (8.62%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.76%) Data Centre
5 7 (6.03%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 7 (6.03%) Management Information System
5 7 (6.03%) Robotics
6 6 (5.17%) iPhone
7 4 (3.45%) PKI
8 1 (0.86%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.86%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (44.83%) Linux
2 23 (19.83%) Windows
3 20 (17.24%) CentOS
4 13 (11.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (11.21%) Windows Server
5 11 (9.48%) Solaris
6 7 (6.03%) Ubuntu
6 7 (6.03%) Unix
6 7 (6.03%) Windows XP
7 6 (5.17%) Android
8 4 (3.45%) Debian
9 3 (2.59%) FreeBSD
9 3 (2.59%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (66.38%) DevOps
2 54 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (24.14%) Infrastructure as Code
4 25 (21.55%) Scrum
5 21 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (18.10%) Migration
6 19 (16.38%) Resource Management
7 17 (14.66%) Configuration Management
7 17 (14.66%) Deployment Automation
7 17 (14.66%) Software Engineering
8 16 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (12.93%) Auto-Scaling
9 15 (12.93%) Software Delivery
10 14 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (11.21%) Information Security
11 13 (11.21%) Kanban
11 13 (11.21%) Penetration Testing
11 13 (11.21%) Ticket Management
12 12 (10.34%) OWASP
12 12 (10.34%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 61 (52.59%) Python
2 31 (26.72%) PowerShell
3 30 (25.86%) Java
4 27 (23.28%) SQL
5 26 (22.41%) Ruby
6 25 (21.55%) Bash Shell
7 18 (15.52%) Shell Script
8 17 (14.66%) Perl
9 13 (11.21%) Groovy
10 9 (7.76%) PHP
11 7 (6.03%) Go
12 6 (5.17%) C#
12 6 (5.17%) TypeScript
13 4 (3.45%) JavaScript
14 3 (2.59%) Java 8
15 2 (1.72%) Kotlin
16 1 (0.86%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (12.07%) Degree
2 9 (7.76%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (6.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 7 (6.03%) CCSP
3 7 (6.03%) CISM
3 7 (6.03%) CISSP
3 7 (6.03%) CREST Certified
3 7 (6.03%) GCFA
3 7 (6.03%) GCIA
3 7 (6.03%) GCIH
3 7 (6.03%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.03%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.72%) CCDE
5 2 (1.72%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.62%) GDPR
2 7 (6.03%) COBIT
2 7 (6.03%) NIST
3 6 (5.17%) ISO 22301
3 6 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (5.17%) SLA
4 1 (0.86%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 41 (35.34%) Docker
2 22 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (18.10%) Active Directory
4 6 (5.17%) vSphere
5 3 (2.59%) KVM
Systems Management
1 65 (56.03%) Terraform
2 41 (35.34%) Ansible
3 38 (32.76%) Kubernetes
4 9 (7.76%) Puppet
5 7 (6.03%) CSIRT
6 5 (4.31%) Prometheus
7 4 (3.45%) SCCM
7 4 (3.45%) SCOM
7 4 (3.45%) SCOrch
8 3 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (2.59%) Proxmox
9 2 (1.72%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (1.72%) Fluentd
9 2 (1.72%) Grafana
9 2 (1.72%) Kibana
10 1 (0.86%) Consul
10 1 (0.86%) Nagios
10 1 (0.86%) Packer
Vendors
1 38 (32.76%) Microsoft
2 33 (28.45%) VMware
3 21 (18.10%) Atlassian
4 16 (13.79%) Google
5 14 (12.07%) Cisco
6 13 (11.21%) ServiceNow
7 8 (6.90%) Splunk
8 7 (6.03%) Arista
8 7 (6.03%) F5
8 7 (6.03%) Fortinet
9 6 (5.17%) CheckPoint
9 6 (5.17%) Qualys
10 5 (4.31%) Riverbed
10 5 (4.31%) SaltStack
11 4 (3.45%) Palo Alto
11 4 (3.45%) SolarWinds
11 4 (3.45%) Sophos
12 3 (2.59%) Percona
12 3 (2.59%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.86%) Oracle