Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

YAML
UK
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1034 1164 1202
Rank change year-on-year +130 +38 +109
Permanent jobs citing YAML 104 42 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.024% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.059% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 81 30 12
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.83% +21.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,875 £42,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,700 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 62,639 71,715 72,625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.48% 40.13% 39.23%
Number of salaries quoted 51,386 59,770 62,872
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +122 98 £60,000 -6.61% 22
UK excluding London +93 64 £52,500 +5.00% 15
London +57 38 £75,000 +15.38% 8
North of England +51 19 £48,000 -34.25% 7
East of England +42 19 £60,000 +4.35% 2
South East +24 16 £53,750 +79.17% 3
Yorkshire - 15 £50,000 - 2
East Midlands - 5 £80,000 -
Midlands - 5 £80,000 -
Wales - 4 £80,000 -
North West +27 3 £40,000 -45.21% 3
South West - 1 - - 2
North East - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 65 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (50.96%) Python
3 47 (45.19%) JSON
4 45 (43.27%) Bash Shell
5 43 (41.35%) Linux
6 39 (37.50%) Ansible
7 38 (36.54%) DevOps
8 35 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (32.69%) Web Services
10 32 (30.77%) PowerShell
11 30 (28.85%) Git (software)
11 30 (28.85%) Microsoft Azure
12 28 (26.92%) AWS CloudFormation
13 26 (25.00%) AWS Certification
14 25 (24.04%) Opscode Chef
15 23 (22.12%) Puppet
15 23 (22.12%) Amazon RDS
15 23 (22.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 22 (21.15%) AWS CloudTrail
16 22 (21.15%) Docker
16 22 (21.15%) Microservices
17 21 (20.19%) Problem-Solving
17 21 (20.19%) Jenkins
17 21 (20.19%) Amazon S3
18 20 (19.23%) JavaScript
18 20 (19.23%) Serverless
19 19 (18.27%) AWS Lambda
19 19 (18.27%) Shell Script
20 18 (17.31%) TCP/IP
20 18 (17.31%) MySQL

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 14 (13.46%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (10.58%) Drupal
3 6 (5.77%) Apache
4 5 (4.81%) Apache Solr
5 4 (3.85%) Confluence
6 3 (2.88%) Gunicorn
6 3 (2.88%) nginx
6 3 (2.88%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.92%) CMS
7 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.96%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 65 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (28.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (26.92%) AWS CloudFormation
4 23 (22.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 22 (21.15%) AWS CloudTrail
6 21 (20.19%) Amazon S3
7 20 (19.23%) Serverless
8 19 (18.27%) AWS Lambda
9 17 (16.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 16 (15.38%) Amazon SQS
11 14 (13.46%) Amazon EC2
12 11 (10.58%) PaaS
13 10 (9.62%) Amazon ELB
14 9 (8.65%) IaaS
15 8 (7.69%) Amazon Glacier
15 8 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
15 8 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
16 7 (6.73%) Amazon EMR
16 7 (6.73%) Route 53
17 5 (4.81%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.31%) TCP/IP
2 16 (15.38%) VPN
3 15 (14.42%) DHCP
3 15 (14.42%) DNS
4 13 (12.50%) Firewall
5 6 (5.77%) HTTP
6 2 (1.92%) SSL
6 2 (1.92%) WAN
6 2 (1.92%) Wireless
7 1 (0.96%) BGP
7 1 (0.96%) Internet
7 1 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.96%) LAN
7 1 (0.96%) MPLS
7 1 (0.96%) NGN
7 1 (0.96%) OSPF
7 1 (0.96%) VLAN
7 1 (0.96%) VoIP
7 1 (0.96%) VPLS
7 1 (0.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.12%) Amazon RDS
2 18 (17.31%) MySQL
3 11 (10.58%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (9.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (6.73%) Big Data
5 7 (6.73%) DB2
5 7 (6.73%) DB2 UDB
6 4 (3.85%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.85%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.88%) Amazon Aurora
7 3 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.88%) Blockchain
7 3 (2.88%) VoltDB
8 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.96%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.96%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 30 (28.85%) Git (software)
2 21 (20.19%) Jenkins
3 14 (13.46%) Subversion
4 10 (9.62%) Visual Studio
5 9 (8.65%) Bitbucket
6 6 (5.77%) Cucumber
6 6 (5.77%) JIRA
6 6 (5.77%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (4.81%) PHPUnit
8 4 (3.85%) JUnit
8 4 (3.85%) Selenium
9 3 (2.88%) git-flow
10 2 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.92%) CF BOSH
10 2 (1.92%) CircleCI
10 2 (1.92%) Fiddler
10 2 (1.92%) GoCD
10 2 (1.92%) IBM UrbanCode
10 2 (1.92%) ReSharper
10 2 (1.92%) SonarQube
General
1 11 (10.58%) Retail
2 9 (8.65%) Finance
3 8 (7.69%) Advertising
4 5 (4.81%) Banking
5 2 (1.92%) Marketing
5 2 (1.92%) Music Industry
5 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.96%) Electronics
6 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.96%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (24.04%) Developer
2 17 (16.35%) Architect
3 15 (14.42%) AWS Specialist
4 14 (13.46%) AWS Architect
5 13 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
6 12 (11.54%) AWS Engineer
6 12 (11.54%) Cloud Engineer
6 12 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (10.58%) Drupal Developer
8 10 (9.62%) Azure Architect
9 8 (7.69%) DBA
10 7 (6.73%) AWS DevOps
10 7 (6.73%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 7 (6.73%) Software Engineer
10 7 (6.73%) Technical Architect
11 6 (5.77%) Administrator
11 6 (5.77%) Azure DevOps
11 6 (5.77%) DevOps Architect
11 6 (5.77%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (45.19%) JSON
2 34 (32.69%) Web Services
3 18 (17.31%) REST
3 18 (17.31%) XML
4 16 (15.38%) CSS
4 16 (15.38%) HTML
5 14 (13.46%) SOAP
6 12 (11.54%) AngularJS
6 12 (11.54%) CSS3
6 12 (11.54%) HTML5
6 12 (11.54%) jQuery
7 11 (10.58%) RESTful
7 11 (10.58%) Spring
7 11 (10.58%) Twig
8 9 (8.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
9 8 (7.69%) Backbone.js
9 8 (7.69%) J2EE
9 8 (7.69%) JSP
10 7 (6.73%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (9.62%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.73%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (6.73%) Public Cloud
2 7 (6.73%) Smart Meter
3 6 (5.77%) User Experience
4 5 (4.81%) Fintech
4 5 (4.81%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.88%) Cloud Native
5 3 (2.88%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.96%) Blog
7 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.96%) Life Science
7 1 (0.96%) PKI
7 1 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 43 (41.35%) Linux
2 13 (12.50%) Windows
3 8 (7.69%) Unix
4 6 (5.77%) Android
5 4 (3.85%) CentOS
6 3 (2.88%) Debian
6 3 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.54%) DevOps
2 35 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (21.15%) Microservices
4 21 (20.19%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (15.38%) OO
5 16 (15.38%) Scrum
6 14 (13.46%) Project Management
7 12 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (11.54%) Software Engineering
8 11 (10.58%) Configuration Management
9 10 (9.62%) Deployment Automation
9 10 (9.62%) Thought Leadership
10 9 (8.65%) MVC
10 9 (8.65%) Test Automation
10 9 (8.65%) Web Development
11 8 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
11 8 (7.69%) Auto-Scaling
11 8 (7.69%) ITIL
11 8 (7.69%) Kanban
11 8 (7.69%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 53 (50.96%) Python
2 45 (43.27%) Bash Shell
3 32 (30.77%) PowerShell
4 20 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 19 (18.27%) Shell Script
6 17 (16.35%) Perl
7 16 (15.38%) PHP
8 15 (14.42%) VBScript
9 12 (11.54%) Ruby
9 12 (11.54%) SQL
10 7 (6.73%) Java
11 6 (5.77%) R
12 5 (4.81%) Korn
13 3 (2.88%) C#
14 2 (1.92%) Groovy
15 1 (0.96%) C
15 1 (0.96%) Go
15 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (25.00%) AWS Certification
2 16 (15.38%) Degree
3 9 (8.65%) Security Cleared
4 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.92%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.96%) CCIE
7 1 (0.96%) CCNP
7 1 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.96%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.96%) OCA
7 1 (0.96%) OCAJ
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (21.15%) Docker
2 7 (6.73%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.96%) NFS
4 1 (0.96%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 39 (37.50%) Ansible
2 25 (24.04%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (22.12%) Puppet
4 14 (13.46%) Kubernetes
5 11 (10.58%) Terraform
6 8 (7.69%) Packer
7 6 (5.77%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.92%) Salt
9 1 (0.96%) Istio
9 1 (0.96%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (16.35%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.65%) Google
3 8 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 6 (5.77%) Oracle
5 4 (3.85%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.85%) VMware
6 3 (2.88%) Perforce
7 2 (1.92%) Cisco
7 2 (1.92%) IBM
7 2 (1.92%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.92%) Riverbed
7 2 (1.92%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.96%) Arista
8 1 (0.96%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.96%) Citrix
8 1 (0.96%) F5
8 1 (0.96%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.96%) SAP
8 1 (0.96%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.96%) Splunk