Period
to 7 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for GitLab skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GitLab over the 6 months to 7 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitLab
England > West Midlands
6 months to
7 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 167 266 306
Rank change year-on-year +99 +40 -44
Permanent jobs citing GitLab 36 20 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.82% 0.26% 0.074%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.05% 1.59% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 32 8 1
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +58.73% -12.50%
10th Percentile £40,125 £38,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £69,500 £65,875 £34,750
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +12.00% +25.00%

GitLab is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 713 1,261 1,461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.27% 16.26% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 600 967 1,132
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

GitLab
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing GitLab as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for GitLab in the West Midlands

GitLab
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GitLab in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for GitLab in the West Midlands

GitLab
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing GitLab in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 7 June 2020.

Salary histogram for GitLab in the West Midlands

GitLab
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GitLab within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 7 June 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
Birmingham +70 23 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Walsall - 4 £60,000 -
Coventry - 1 £42,500 -
GitLab
England

For the 6 months to 7 June 2020, IT jobs citing GitLab 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for GitLab.

1 32 (88.89%) Git (software)
1 32 (88.89%) AWS
2 31 (86.11%) Docker
3 22 (61.11%) Linux
4 20 (55.56%) DevOps
4 20 (55.56%) Microservices
4 20 (55.56%) Kubernetes
5 19 (52.78%) Jenkins
5 19 (52.78%) Azure
6 17 (47.22%) Puppet
6 17 (47.22%) Python
6 17 (47.22%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (41.67%) Public Cloud
7 15 (41.67%) GitHub
8 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (36.11%) Unix
9 13 (36.11%) Test Automation
9 13 (36.11%) Terraform
9 13 (36.11%) IT Strategy
10 12 (33.33%) Ansible
11 11 (30.56%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (27.78%) Node.js
12 10 (27.78%) MySQL
12 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
12 10 (27.78%) PHP
12 10 (27.78%) Web Development
12 10 (27.78%) Requirements Gathering
13 9 (25.00%) Serverless
13 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
13 9 (25.00%) SQL

GitLab
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (16.67%) IIS
2 3 (8.33%) Anypoint
Cloud Services
1 32 (88.89%) AWS
2 19 (52.78%) Azure
3 15 (41.67%) GitHub
4 9 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (25.00%) Serverless
5 8 (22.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 8 (22.22%) GCP
6 7 (19.44%) Amazon S3
7 6 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (16.67%) Amazon ECS
8 5 (13.89%) AWS CodePipeline
9 4 (11.11%) Datadog
10 3 (8.33%) PaaS
10 3 (8.33%) SaaS
11 2 (5.56%) Slack
12 1 (2.78%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) MySQL
2 8 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 6 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (16.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 19 (52.78%) Jenkins
3 8 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (13.89%) Bitbucket
4 5 (13.89%) CircleCI
4 5 (13.89%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.56%) Axure RP
5 2 (5.56%) Maven
5 2 (5.56%) Travis CI
6 1 (2.78%) Cypress.io
6 1 (2.78%) JIRA
6 1 (2.78%) MSTest
6 1 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.78%) Postman
6 1 (2.78%) TestCafe
6 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (13.89%) Billing
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (33.33%) Developer
3 10 (27.78%) PHP Developer
3 10 (27.78%) PHP Web Developer
3 10 (27.78%) Web Developer
4 8 (22.22%) C++ Developer
5 5 (13.89%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (13.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) RabbitMQ
2 10 (27.78%) Node.js
3 8 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
3 8 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
3 8 (22.22%) OpenCV
3 8 (22.22%) Web Services
4 7 (19.44%) LAMP
5 5 (13.89%) Kafka
6 4 (11.11%) CSS
6 4 (11.11%) HTML
6 4 (11.11%) JSON
6 4 (11.11%) Laravel
6 4 (11.11%) YAML
7 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 3 (8.33%) CSS3
8 2 (5.56%) React
8 2 (5.56%) Spring
8 2 (5.56%) Spring Boot
8 2 (5.56%) Vue.js
9 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Public Cloud
2 3 (8.33%) Cloud Native
2 3 (8.33%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (61.11%) Linux
2 13 (36.11%) Unix
3 8 (22.22%) CentOS
3 8 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (19.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) DevOps
1 20 (55.56%) Microservices
2 17 (47.22%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (36.11%) IT Strategy
4 13 (36.11%) Test Automation
5 10 (27.78%) Requirements Gathering
5 10 (27.78%) Web Development
6 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 9 (25.00%) High Availability
7 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
7 8 (22.22%) Open Source
7 8 (22.22%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 8 (22.22%) Video Processing
8 7 (19.44%) Scrum
8 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
9 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
9 6 (16.67%) Mathematics
9 6 (16.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) Python
2 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 10 (27.78%) PHP
3 9 (25.00%) SQL
4 8 (22.22%) C++
4 8 (22.22%) Ruby
5 7 (19.44%) Bash Shell
5 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
6 6 (16.67%) C
6 6 (16.67%) Embedded C
6 6 (16.67%) Java
7 3 (8.33%) Rust
8 2 (5.56%) Java 8
9 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) AWS Certification
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 31 (86.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (55.56%) Kubernetes
2 17 (47.22%) Puppet
3 13 (36.11%) Terraform
4 12 (33.33%) Ansible
5 8 (22.22%) Consul
5 8 (22.22%) Docker Swarm
5 8 (22.22%) Grafana
5 8 (22.22%) Graphite
5 8 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (22.22%) Packer
5 8 (22.22%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 4 (11.11%) New Relic
2 3 (8.33%) MuleSoft