Period
to 18 June 2018

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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

YAML
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1073 1130 1251
Rank change year-on-year +57 +121 +57
Permanent jobs citing YAML 103 50 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.029% 0.012%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.071% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 72 20 20
UK median annual salary £65,000 £66,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.89% +165.00% -43.18%
10th Percentile £37,425 £31,200 £21,925
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £70,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -28.57% +180.00% -76.19%

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 70,199 70,014 77,589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.84% 40.71% 38.87%
Number of salaries quoted 58,691 59,250 67,018
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.44% +2.50%

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 June 2018.

Salary histogram for YAML in the UK

YAML
Top 11 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 June 2018. 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 +46 102 £65,000 -1.89% 12
London +23 60 £72,000 +15.20% 6
UK excluding London +29 43 £50,000 -28.57% 8
East of England - 14 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 11 £50,000 - 1
Midlands - 11 £50,000 - 1
South East -10 9 £38,000 -45.71% 1
North of England +10 8 £53,750 +85.34% 4
North West +6 4 £45,000 +55.17%
Yorkshire - 4 £55,000 - 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £25,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, 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 68 (66.02%) DevOps
2 65 (63.11%) Linux
3 62 (60.19%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (60.19%) Docker
4 57 (55.34%) Amazon AWS
5 56 (54.37%) Git (software)
6 55 (53.40%) Ansible
7 49 (47.57%) Bash Shell
7 49 (47.57%) Python
8 48 (46.60%) Puppet
9 45 (43.69%) Opscode Chef
10 44 (42.72%) Web Services
11 36 (34.95%) JavaScript
12 35 (33.98%) Java
12 35 (33.98%) Windows
12 35 (33.98%) Jenkins
13 32 (31.07%) Kubernetes
13 32 (31.07%) Sonatype Nexus
14 31 (30.10%) Microservices
14 31 (30.10%) HTTP
15 30 (29.13%) GitHub
15 30 (29.13%) JIRA
16 28 (27.18%) JSON
17 27 (26.21%) Finance
17 27 (26.21%) IBM
17 27 (26.21%) SOAP
17 27 (26.21%) RESTful
18 26 (25.24%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (25.24%) REST
18 26 (25.24%) PHP

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 20 (19.42%) Confluence
1 20 (19.42%) OpenStack
2 17 (16.50%) WebLogic
2 17 (16.50%) WebSphere
3 10 (9.71%) Apache Spark
4 7 (6.80%) Drupal
5 6 (5.83%) Gunicorn
6 2 (1.94%) CMS
6 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.97%) Apache
7 1 (0.97%) JBoss
7 1 (0.97%) nginx
7 1 (0.97%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (16.50%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 57 (55.34%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (29.13%) GitHub
3 21 (20.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (18.45%) IaaS
5 8 (7.77%) IBM Cloud
6 6 (5.83%) Bluemix
7 4 (3.88%) Amazon S3
7 4 (3.88%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (3.88%) Serverless
8 3 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (2.91%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (2.91%) CloudFront
8 3 (2.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (1.94%) OpenShift
9 2 (1.94%) PaaS
10 1 (0.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.97%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (30.10%) HTTP
2 20 (19.42%) IPsec
3 18 (17.48%) SSL
3 18 (17.48%) TCP/IP
4 17 (16.50%) Cisco IOS
4 17 (16.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (16.50%) DHCP
4 17 (16.50%) DNS
4 17 (16.50%) FTP
4 17 (16.50%) HTTPS
4 17 (16.50%) ICMP
4 17 (16.50%) IMAP
4 17 (16.50%) OpenVPN
4 17 (16.50%) POP3
4 17 (16.50%) SMTP
4 17 (16.50%) SNMP
4 17 (16.50%) SSH
4 17 (16.50%) Telnet
4 17 (16.50%) WPA2
5 3 (2.91%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.30%) SQL Server
2 22 (21.36%) MongoDB
3 21 (20.39%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (18.45%) MySQL
5 17 (16.50%) Oracle Database
6 11 (10.68%) Big Data
7 10 (9.71%) Apache Hive
8 6 (5.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (5.83%) Blockchain
8 6 (5.83%) VoltDB
9 4 (3.88%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (2.91%) DB2
10 3 (2.91%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.91%) HBase
10 3 (2.91%) Redis
11 2 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.94%) NuoDB
12 1 (0.97%) DB2 UDB
12 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 56 (54.37%) Git (software)
2 35 (33.98%) Jenkins
3 32 (31.07%) Sonatype Nexus
4 30 (29.13%) JIRA
5 17 (16.50%) Gerrit
6 15 (14.56%) Selenium
7 13 (12.62%) JUnit
8 12 (11.65%) Bitbucket
8 12 (11.65%) IBM UrbanCode
9 10 (9.71%) SonarQube
10 7 (6.80%) Subversion
11 6 (5.83%) git-flow
12 3 (2.91%) Gradle
12 3 (2.91%) Maven
12 3 (2.91%) Mockito
12 3 (2.91%) Robot Framework
13 2 (1.94%) Artifactory
13 2 (1.94%) Cucumber
13 2 (1.94%) SoapUI
13 2 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (26.21%) Finance
2 10 (9.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.85%) Retail
4 4 (3.88%) Banking
5 3 (2.91%) Games
6 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (46.60%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (30.10%) Senior DevOps
2 31 (30.10%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 19 (18.45%) Developer
4 11 (10.68%) Software Engineer
5 9 (8.74%) Architect
6 6 (5.83%) Python Developer
6 6 (5.83%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.83%) Senior Python Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Big Data Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Administrator
8 4 (3.88%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (3.88%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Drupal Developer
8 4 (3.88%) J2EE Software Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Java Developer
9 3 (2.91%) Consultant
9 3 (2.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (2.91%) Java Engineer
9 3 (2.91%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (42.72%) Web Services
2 28 (27.18%) JSON
3 27 (26.21%) RESTful
3 27 (26.21%) SOAP
4 26 (25.24%) REST
5 19 (18.45%) Middleware
6 16 (15.53%) HTML
7 14 (13.59%) Swagger
8 13 (12.62%) jQuery
9 12 (11.65%) HTML5
10 11 (10.68%) AngularJS
10 11 (10.68%) Backbone.js
10 11 (10.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (9.71%) CSS
11 10 (9.71%) CSS3
11 10 (9.71%) Kafka
11 10 (9.71%) RAML
11 10 (9.71%) Spring
11 10 (9.71%) XML
12 8 (7.77%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.88%) Fintech
3 4 (3.88%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (3.88%) User Experience
4 3 (2.91%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.94%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.94%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.94%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.94%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.97%) Bitcoin
6 1 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.97%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 65 (63.11%) Linux
2 35 (33.98%) Windows
3 25 (24.27%) CentOS
4 17 (16.50%) Android
4 17 (16.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (16.50%) Solaris
4 17 (16.50%) Windows Server
4 17 (16.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (16.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.88%) Debian
5 4 (3.88%) Unix
6 1 (0.97%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (66.02%) DevOps
2 62 (60.19%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (30.10%) Microservices
4 26 (25.24%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (24.27%) SDLC
6 24 (23.30%) Test Automation
7 23 (22.33%) Project Management
8 19 (18.45%) Open Source
9 18 (17.48%) High Availability
9 18 (17.48%) Performance Monitoring
10 17 (16.50%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 17 (16.50%) Capacity Planning
10 17 (16.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (16.50%) Integration Testing
10 17 (16.50%) Network Monitoring
10 17 (16.50%) Release Management
10 17 (16.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 17 (16.50%) Runbook
11 14 (13.59%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (12.62%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (47.57%) Bash Shell
1 49 (47.57%) Python
2 36 (34.95%) JavaScript
3 35 (33.98%) Java
4 26 (25.24%) PHP
5 25 (24.27%) SQL
6 22 (21.36%) PowerShell
7 17 (16.50%) Shell Script
8 16 (15.53%) Ruby
9 5 (4.85%) VB
10 3 (2.91%) Groovy
10 3 (2.91%) Scala
11 2 (1.94%) C#
11 2 (1.94%) Java 8
11 2 (1.94%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.97%) C++
12 1 (0.97%) Korn
Qualifications
1 25 (24.27%) Degree
2 14 (13.59%) Security Cleared
3 12 (11.65%) Master's Degree
4 10 (9.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 10 (9.71%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.91%) AWS Certification
5 3 (2.91%) PhD
6 2 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) GCP
2 1 (0.97%) OASIS TOSCA
2 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 62 (60.19%) Docker
2 22 (21.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (16.50%) Samba
3 17 (16.50%) VirtualBox
4 7 (6.80%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.97%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 55 (53.40%) Ansible
2 48 (46.60%) Puppet
3 45 (43.69%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (31.07%) Kubernetes
5 23 (22.33%) Nagios
6 17 (16.50%) Rancher
6 17 (16.50%) Sysdig
6 17 (16.50%) vRealize
7 10 (9.71%) Hadoop YARN
7 10 (9.71%) Oozie
7 10 (9.71%) Terraform
8 7 (6.80%) ZABBIX
9 3 (2.91%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (2.91%) Mesos
10 1 (0.97%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.97%) yum
Vendors
1 27 (26.21%) IBM
2 24 (23.30%) Oracle
2 24 (23.30%) Red Hat
3 22 (21.36%) VMware
4 17 (16.50%) AppDynamics
4 17 (16.50%) BMC
4 17 (16.50%) Cisco
4 17 (16.50%) HP
4 17 (16.50%) Intel
4 17 (16.50%) New Relic
4 17 (16.50%) ServiceNow
4 17 (16.50%) Splunk
4 17 (16.50%) WorldPay
5 7 (6.80%) Google
6 3 (2.91%) BT
6 3 (2.91%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.91%) Hortonworks
6 3 (2.91%) MapR
6 3 (2.91%) Twitter
7 2 (1.94%) SaltStack