Period
to 23 September 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for GitHub skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GitHub over the 6 months to 23 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitHub
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
23 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 154 114 147
Rank change year-on-year -40 +33 +39
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 567 123 156
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.17% 2.26% 1.98%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.59% 4.95% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 439 108 143
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,550
25th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +14.29%
75th Percentile £75,625 £67,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £72,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +9.09%

GitHub is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 12,342 2,483 3,198
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 47.23% 45.64% 40.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10,050 2,240 2,917
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% -8.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £78,000 £72,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

GitHub
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing GitHub as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

GitHub trend for jobs with a WFH option

GitHub
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing GitHub.

GitHub salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

GitHub
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing GitHub over the 6 months to 23 September 2021.

GitHub salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 23 September 2021, GitHub job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for GitHub.

1 233 (41.09%) JavaScript
2 227 (40.04%) DevOps
3 219 (38.62%) Agile Software Development
4 192 (33.86%) Docker
5 187 (32.98%) Git (software)
6 183 (32.28%) AWS
7 177 (31.22%) Python
8 174 (30.69%) Azure
9 152 (26.81%) SQL
9 152 (26.81%) Terraform
10 143 (25.22%) Software Engineering
11 140 (24.69%) Kubernetes
12 134 (23.63%) React
13 132 (23.28%) Social Skills
14 130 (22.93%) HTML
15 125 (22.05%) Jenkins
16 120 (21.16%) CSS
17 118 (20.81%) C#
18 117 (20.63%) Node.js
19 115 (20.28%) Java
20 106 (18.69%) Linux
21 101 (17.81%) TypeScript
21 101 (17.81%) Full Stack Development
22 92 (16.23%) PHP
23 90 (15.87%) Bash Shell
24 87 (15.34%) Problem-Solving
25 85 (14.99%) .NET
26 83 (14.64%) Finance
26 83 (14.64%) Continuous Integration
27 82 (14.46%) Infrastructure as Code

GitHub
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 27 (4.76%) Confluence
2 24 (4.23%) CMS
3 19 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (2.12%) WordPress
5 9 (1.59%) nginx
6 8 (1.41%) Apache
6 8 (1.41%) EPiServer
6 8 (1.41%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.23%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.88%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.71%) Headless CMS
9 4 (0.71%) NServiceBus
9 4 (0.71%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.53%) Drupal
11 2 (0.35%) Camunda
11 2 (0.35%) Kentico
11 2 (0.35%) SAS
12 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (1.06%) InDesign
1 6 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (1.06%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.53%) Adobe XD
2 3 (0.53%) Sketch
2 3 (0.53%) Zeplin
3 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.29%) Shopify
2 12 (2.12%) NetSuite
2 12 (2.12%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 6 (1.06%) Magento
4 4 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.35%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 183 (32.28%) AWS
2 174 (30.69%) Azure
3 81 (14.29%) GCP
4 73 (12.87%) GitHub Actions
5 72 (12.70%) Serverless
6 54 (9.52%) SaaS
7 41 (7.23%) PaaS
8 37 (6.53%) AWS Lambda
9 36 (6.35%) Amazon S3
10 29 (5.11%) npm
11 27 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
12 25 (4.41%) IaaS
13 22 (3.88%) Power Platform
14 20 (3.53%) AWS CloudFormation
15 19 (3.35%) Bitrise
16 18 (3.17%) DigitalOcean
17 17 (3.00%) Route 53
18 12 (2.12%) Amazon ECS
18 12 (2.12%) Linode
18 12 (2.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.47%) HTTP
2 15 (2.65%) DNS
2 15 (2.65%) Firewall
3 12 (2.12%) Internet
4 9 (1.59%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.23%) SSL
6 5 (0.88%) FTP
6 5 (0.88%) IPv4
6 5 (0.88%) LAN
6 5 (0.88%) VPN
6 5 (0.88%) WAN
7 4 (0.71%) Network Security
7 4 (0.71%) SSH
8 2 (0.35%) Wireless
9 1 (0.18%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.18%) DHCP
9 1 (0.18%) MPLS
9 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (12.70%) PostgreSQL
2 68 (11.99%) MySQL
3 52 (9.17%) SQL Server
4 39 (6.88%) MongoDB
5 27 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 23 (4.06%) Amazon RDS
7 20 (3.53%) Power BI
8 18 (3.17%) Redis
9 17 (3.00%) NoSQL
10 16 (2.82%) Big Data
11 13 (2.29%) Relational Database
11 13 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (1.76%) Azure SQL Database
13 9 (1.59%) BigQuery
14 6 (1.06%) Blockchain
14 6 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.88%) Hadoop
15 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 4 (0.71%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 187 (32.98%) Git (software)
2 125 (22.05%) Jenkins
3 66 (11.64%) Cypress.io
4 62 (10.93%) GitLab
5 61 (10.76%) JIRA
6 34 (6.00%) Bitbucket
7 27 (4.76%) Visual Studio
8 26 (4.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 24 (4.23%) Postman
10 23 (4.06%) Travis CI
11 22 (3.88%) webpack
12 20 (3.53%) TeamCity
13 17 (3.00%) Maven
13 17 (3.00%) Selenium
14 16 (2.82%) Octopus Deploy
15 15 (2.65%) CircleCI
15 15 (2.65%) Jasmine
15 15 (2.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 15 (2.65%) Xcode
16 14 (2.47%) CocoaPods
General
1 132 (23.28%) Social Skills
2 83 (14.64%) Finance
3 43 (7.58%) Banking
4 39 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (5.29%) Games
6 29 (5.11%) Retail
7 26 (4.59%) Marketing
8 21 (3.70%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 16 (2.82%) Public Sector
10 10 (1.76%) Legal
11 6 (1.06%) Organisational Skills
12 5 (0.88%) Documentation Skills
12 5 (0.88%) Publishing
12 5 (0.88%) Retail Finance
13 4 (0.71%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.71%) Law
13 4 (0.71%) Presentation Skills
14 3 (0.53%) Telecoms
15 2 (0.35%) Billing
15 2 (0.35%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 282 (49.74%) Developer
2 98 (17.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 65 (11.46%) Software Developer
4 41 (7.23%) PHP Developer
5 38 (6.70%) Full Stack Developer
6 34 (6.00%) Senior Developer
7 32 (5.64%) Junior
8 31 (5.47%) Software Engineer
9 30 (5.29%) Azure Engineer
10 27 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
10 27 (4.76%) Lead Developer
11 26 (4.59%) Junior Developer
12 25 (4.41%) Python Developer
13 23 (4.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 22 (3.88%) React Developer
15 21 (3.70%) .NET Developer
15 21 (3.70%) C# Developer
16 20 (3.53%) AWS DevOps
16 20 (3.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 19 (3.35%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (23.63%) React
2 130 (22.93%) HTML
3 120 (21.16%) CSS
4 117 (20.63%) Node.js
5 85 (14.99%) .NET
6 80 (14.11%) REST
7 68 (11.99%) Jest
8 64 (11.29%) XML
9 60 (10.58%) AngularJS
10 55 (9.70%) Web Services
11 51 (8.99%) GraphQL
11 51 (8.99%) jQuery
12 42 (7.41%) JSON
12 42 (7.41%) Vue.js
13 40 (7.05%) Sass
14 38 (6.70%) Express
14 38 (6.70%) HTML5
15 37 (6.53%) RESTful
16 36 (6.35%) React Native
17 31 (5.47%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.82%) User Experience
2 47 (8.29%) Mobile App
3 38 (6.70%) Virtual Team
4 33 (5.82%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (4.41%) Greenfield Project
6 19 (3.35%) Public Cloud
7 12 (2.12%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.94%) Blog
8 11 (1.94%) Cloud Native
9 10 (1.76%) BYOD
10 7 (1.23%) Robotics
11 6 (1.06%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.06%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.88%) Augmented Reality
12 5 (0.88%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.88%) Legacy Systems
12 5 (0.88%) Podcast
12 5 (0.88%) Raspberry Pi
13 4 (0.71%) Life Science
13 4 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 106 (18.69%) Linux
2 47 (8.29%) Windows
3 44 (7.76%) Android
4 29 (5.11%) Apple iOS
4 29 (5.11%) Unix
5 17 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (2.47%) Solaris
7 12 (2.12%) AIX
8 11 (1.94%) Windows Server
9 7 (1.23%) Windows 10
10 6 (1.06%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.06%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.71%) Robot Operating System
11 4 (0.71%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.71%) VxWorks
12 3 (0.53%) CentOS
12 3 (0.53%) FreeRTOS
13 2 (0.35%) SUSE
14 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (40.04%) DevOps
2 219 (38.62%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (25.22%) Software Engineering
4 101 (17.81%) Full Stack Development
5 87 (15.34%) Problem-Solving
6 83 (14.64%) Continuous Integration
7 82 (14.46%) Infrastructure as Code
8 75 (13.23%) Microservices
9 73 (12.87%) TDD
9 73 (12.87%) Web Development
10 72 (12.70%) Test Automation
11 63 (11.11%) Open Source
12 59 (10.41%) Fintech
13 55 (9.70%) OOP
14 54 (9.52%) Scrum
15 52 (9.17%) Computer Science
16 49 (8.64%) OO
17 43 (7.58%) SDLC
18 41 (7.23%) Data Privacy
18 41 (7.23%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 233 (41.09%) JavaScript
2 177 (31.22%) Python
3 152 (26.81%) SQL
4 118 (20.81%) C#
5 115 (20.28%) Java
6 101 (17.81%) TypeScript
7 92 (16.23%) PHP
8 90 (15.87%) Bash Shell
9 38 (6.70%) PowerShell
9 38 (6.70%) Ruby
10 29 (5.11%) Go
11 24 (4.23%) ES6
12 23 (4.06%) C++
13 22 (3.88%) Apple Swift
13 22 (3.88%) C
14 13 (2.29%) Perl
14 13 (2.29%) Scala
15 11 (1.94%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.06%) R
16 6 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 74 (13.05%) Degree
2 20 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (2.47%) DBS Check
4 9 (1.59%) AWS Certification
4 9 (1.59%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.88%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.88%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (0.71%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.71%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.18%) RHCE
9 1 (0.18%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.70%) QA
2 13 (2.29%) Accessibility
3 11 (1.94%) WCAG
4 6 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.88%) GDPR
6 4 (0.71%) IASME
6 4 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (0.71%) NIST
7 3 (0.53%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.53%) SOC 2
8 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.35%) MISRA
8 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.18%) NCSC
System Software
1 192 (33.86%) Docker
2 11 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.59%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.35%) vSphere
6 1 (0.18%) KVM
6 1 (0.18%) Varnish
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 152 (26.81%) Terraform
2 140 (24.69%) Kubernetes
3 73 (12.87%) Ansible
4 36 (6.35%) Puppet
5 32 (5.64%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (2.12%) Rancher
7 7 (1.23%) ZABBIX
8 6 (1.06%) Kibana
8 6 (1.06%) Packer
8 6 (1.06%) Prometheus
9 5 (0.88%) Grafana
9 5 (0.88%) SCCM
10 4 (0.71%) Capistrano
10 4 (0.71%) CASB
10 4 (0.71%) Nagios
11 2 (0.35%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 2 (0.35%) Control-M
11 2 (0.35%) Istio
11 2 (0.35%) Knative
11 2 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 67 (11.82%) Microsoft
2 50 (8.82%) Google
3 20 (3.53%) Red Hat
4 19 (3.35%) Oracle
5 17 (3.00%) Netlify
6 15 (2.65%) Twitter
7 14 (2.47%) SAP
7 14 (2.47%) VMware
8 13 (2.29%) Databricks
9 12 (2.12%) Sage
9 12 (2.12%) Sun
10 11 (1.94%) Adobe
10 11 (1.94%) Guidewire
10 11 (1.94%) Zend
11 9 (1.59%) Apple
12 8 (1.41%) Cognizant
13 7 (1.23%) IBM
14 6 (1.06%) SaltStack
15 5 (0.88%) Dynatrace
15 5 (0.88%) Facebook