Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

YAML
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1042 1133 1236
Rank change year-on-year +91 +103 +77
Permanent jobs citing YAML 117 60 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.034% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.084% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 85 30 15
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +15.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £41,350 £41,250 £36,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £65,025 £72,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 67,507 71,208 74,795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.30% 40.36% 39.07%
Number of salaries quoted 55,951 58,871 64,858
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 25 September 2018.

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 September 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 +76 111 £60,000 +4.35% 25
UK excluding London +78 66 £50,000 - 17
London +45 49 £72,000 +20.00% 8
North of England - 21 £50,000 -
East of England +44 16 £60,000 +4.35% 5
South East +8 16 £47,500 +58.33% 8
Yorkshire - 13 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 8 £49,000 - 4
Midlands - 8 £49,000 - 4
North West - 6 £45,000 -
Wales - 4 £80,000 -
North East - 2 £47,500 -
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 72 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (52.14%) Linux
2 61 (52.14%) DevOps
3 56 (47.86%) Python
4 55 (47.01%) Bash Shell
5 51 (43.59%) Web Services
5 51 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (41.88%) Ansible
7 47 (40.17%) Git (software)
8 46 (39.32%) Docker
9 42 (35.90%) JSON
10 39 (33.33%) Puppet
10 39 (33.33%) PHP
11 38 (32.48%) PowerShell
12 37 (31.62%) Opscode Chef
13 36 (30.77%) JavaScript
14 33 (28.21%) RESTful
14 33 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
15 32 (27.35%) SQL
15 32 (27.35%) Microservices
16 30 (25.64%) Jenkins
16 30 (25.64%) Project Management
17 29 (24.79%) Windows
18 28 (23.93%) JIRA
19 27 (23.08%) HTTP
20 26 (22.22%) MySQL
20 26 (22.22%) Oracle
20 26 (22.22%) Shell Script
21 25 (21.37%) Red Hat
21 25 (21.37%) Java

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 (17.09%) Confluence
2 18 (15.38%) WebLogic
3 16 (13.68%) Drupal
3 16 (13.68%) OpenStack
4 15 (12.82%) WebSphere
5 6 (5.13%) Apache
5 6 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (5.13%) Gunicorn
6 4 (3.42%) CMS
6 4 (3.42%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.56%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.56%) Apache Spark
7 3 (2.56%) nginx
8 2 (1.71%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.85%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (12.82%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 72 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (20.51%) IaaS
4 19 (16.24%) Amazon S3
5 18 (15.38%) GitHub
6 16 (13.68%) AWS Lambda
6 16 (13.68%) Serverless
7 15 (12.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 13 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 12 (10.26%) AWS CloudTrail
10 11 (9.40%) PaaS
11 10 (8.55%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (8.55%) Amazon ELB
12 8 (6.84%) Amazon SQS
12 8 (6.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (5.13%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (3.42%) IBM Cloud
14 4 (3.42%) OpenShift
15 3 (2.56%) CloudFront
15 3 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (23.08%) HTTP
2 23 (19.66%) TCP/IP
3 21 (17.95%) DHCP
3 21 (17.95%) DNS
4 18 (15.38%) IPsec
5 16 (13.68%) SSL
6 15 (12.82%) Cisco IOS
6 15 (12.82%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (12.82%) FTP
6 15 (12.82%) HTTPS
6 15 (12.82%) ICMP
6 15 (12.82%) IMAP
6 15 (12.82%) OpenVPN
6 15 (12.82%) POP3
6 15 (12.82%) SMTP
6 15 (12.82%) SNMP
6 15 (12.82%) SSH
6 15 (12.82%) Telnet
6 15 (12.82%) WPA2
7 9 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.22%) MySQL
2 24 (20.51%) SQL Server
3 23 (19.66%) MongoDB
4 20 (17.09%) Amazon RDS
5 18 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (12.82%) Oracle Database
7 11 (9.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 9 (7.69%) DB2
9 7 (5.98%) DB2 UDB
10 6 (5.13%) Blockchain
10 6 (5.13%) VoltDB
11 5 (4.27%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (3.42%) Big Data
13 3 (2.56%) Apache Hive
13 3 (2.56%) Redis
13 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
14 2 (1.71%) Amazon Aurora
14 2 (1.71%) NuoDB
15 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (40.17%) Git (software)
2 30 (25.64%) Jenkins
3 28 (23.93%) JIRA
4 25 (21.37%) Sonatype Nexus
5 15 (12.82%) Gerrit
6 11 (9.40%) Bitbucket
6 11 (9.40%) Selenium
7 9 (7.69%) JUnit
7 9 (7.69%) Subversion
8 6 (5.13%) git-flow
8 6 (5.13%) IBM UrbanCode
9 5 (4.27%) PHPUnit
9 5 (4.27%) Visual Studio
10 4 (3.42%) Gradle
10 4 (3.42%) Mockito
10 4 (3.42%) Robot Framework
10 4 (3.42%) SonarQube
11 3 (2.56%) Ant
11 3 (2.56%) Cucumber
11 3 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 23 (19.66%) Finance
2 7 (5.98%) Retail
2 7 (5.98%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.56%) Advertising
3 3 (2.56%) Banking
4 2 (1.71%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.85%) Electronics
5 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.85%) Games
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (31.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (25.64%) Developer
3 25 (21.37%) Senior DevOps
3 25 (21.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 21 (17.95%) Architect
5 15 (12.82%) AWS Architect
5 15 (12.82%) Cloud Architect
6 13 (11.11%) Drupal Developer
7 11 (9.40%) AWS DevOps
8 10 (8.55%) Azure Architect
9 8 (6.84%) Administrator
9 8 (6.84%) Senior Developer
10 7 (5.98%) AWS Engineer
10 7 (5.98%) Azure DevOps
10 7 (5.98%) DBA
10 7 (5.98%) DevOps Architect
10 7 (5.98%) Technical Architect
11 6 (5.13%) AWS Specialist
11 6 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (5.13%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (43.59%) Web Services
2 42 (35.90%) JSON
3 33 (28.21%) RESTful
4 22 (18.80%) SOAP
5 18 (15.38%) REST
6 17 (14.53%) HTML
6 17 (14.53%) Middleware
7 13 (11.11%) Swagger
7 13 (11.11%) Twig
8 11 (9.40%) CSS
8 11 (9.40%) jQuery
9 9 (7.69%) AngularJS
9 9 (7.69%) HTML5
10 8 (6.84%) RAML
10 8 (6.84%) Spring
10 8 (6.84%) XML
11 7 (5.98%) CSS3
11 7 (5.98%) Jinja
11 7 (5.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (5.13%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.84%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (6.84%) Smart Meter
3 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.98%) Fintech
4 6 (5.13%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (5.13%) Public Cloud
4 6 (5.13%) User Experience
5 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.71%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 61 (52.14%) Linux
2 29 (24.79%) Windows
3 25 (21.37%) CentOS
4 18 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (12.82%) Android
5 15 (12.82%) Solaris
5 15 (12.82%) Windows Server
5 15 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (9.40%) Unix
7 5 (4.27%) Debian
8 2 (1.71%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.85%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (52.14%) DevOps
2 51 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (27.35%) Microservices
4 30 (25.64%) Project Management
5 20 (17.09%) Performance Monitoring
6 18 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (15.38%) SDLC
7 17 (14.53%) High Availability
7 17 (14.53%) Release Management
7 17 (14.53%) Root Cause Analysis
8 16 (13.68%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 16 (13.68%) Network Monitoring
9 15 (12.82%) Capacity Planning
9 15 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (12.82%) Integration Testing
9 15 (12.82%) Open Source
9 15 (12.82%) Runbook
9 15 (12.82%) Test Automation
10 14 (11.97%) OO
11 12 (10.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 56 (47.86%) Python
2 55 (47.01%) Bash Shell
3 39 (33.33%) PHP
4 38 (32.48%) PowerShell
5 36 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 32 (27.35%) SQL
7 26 (22.22%) Shell Script
8 25 (21.37%) Java
9 17 (14.53%) Ruby
10 7 (5.98%) Perl
11 6 (5.13%) VBScript
12 5 (4.27%) C#
12 5 (4.27%) Korn
13 4 (3.42%) Groovy
13 4 (3.42%) VB
14 3 (2.56%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.85%) C++
15 1 (0.85%) Go
15 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (17.95%) Degree
2 18 (15.38%) AWS Certification
3 17 (14.53%) Security Cleared
4 8 (6.84%) Master's Degree
5 7 (5.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (5.98%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.71%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (1.71%) PhD
8 1 (0.85%) CCNP
8 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.85%) OCA
8 1 (0.85%) OCAJ
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) OASIS TOSCA
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (39.32%) Docker
2 19 (16.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (12.82%) Samba
3 15 (12.82%) VirtualBox
4 3 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.85%) NFS
5 1 (0.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 49 (41.88%) Ansible
2 39 (33.33%) Puppet
3 37 (31.62%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (18.80%) Kubernetes
5 15 (12.82%) Nagios
5 15 (12.82%) Rancher
5 15 (12.82%) Sysdig
5 15 (12.82%) vRealize
6 12 (10.26%) Terraform
7 7 (5.98%) SCVMM
8 3 (2.56%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (2.56%) Oozie
9 2 (1.71%) Salt
10 1 (0.85%) Istio
10 1 (0.85%) Packer
Vendors
1 26 (22.22%) Oracle
2 25 (21.37%) Red Hat
3 21 (17.95%) IBM
3 21 (17.95%) VMware
4 15 (12.82%) AppDynamics
4 15 (12.82%) BMC
4 15 (12.82%) Cisco
4 15 (12.82%) HP
4 15 (12.82%) Intel
4 15 (12.82%) New Relic
4 15 (12.82%) ServiceNow
4 15 (12.82%) Splunk
4 15 (12.82%) WorldPay
5 12 (10.26%) Google
6 6 (5.13%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.42%) SaltStack
7 4 (3.42%) Twitter
8 3 (2.56%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.85%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.85%) Palo Alto