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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitLab
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 194 211 256
Rank change year-on-year +17 +45 -12
Permanent jobs citing GitLab 1,476 487 60
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.05% 1.54% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.54% 7.01% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 559 380 48
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £33,883
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £56,430
Median % change year-on-year - +15.19% -14.82%
75th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £73,125
90th Percentile £100,500 £92,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% - +14.75%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17,275 6,951 2,033
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 24.02% 22.03% 21.99%
Number of salaries quoted 8,312 5,661 1,740
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -4.55%
75th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +10.00%

GitLab
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

GitLab trend for jobs with a WFH option

GitLab
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

GitLab salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

GitLab
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing GitLab over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

GitLab salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, GitLab job roles required the following 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 GitLab.

1 855 (57.93%) CI/CD
2 829 (56.17%) AWS
3 726 (49.19%) Agile
4 706 (47.83%) Kubernetes
5 672 (45.53%) Docker
6 573 (38.82%) Python
7 557 (37.74%) DevOps
8 480 (32.52%) Terraform
9 474 (32.11%) Java
10 468 (31.71%) Jenkins
11 425 (28.79%) JavaScript
12 421 (28.52%) Microservices
13 406 (27.51%) React
14 402 (27.24%) Software Engineering
15 389 (26.36%) Linux
16 375 (25.41%) Social Skills
17 369 (25.00%) Finance
18 343 (23.24%) Git (software)
19 337 (22.83%) Azure
19 337 (22.83%) Test Automation
20 336 (22.76%) SQL
21 335 (22.70%) Scrum
22 318 (21.54%) GCP
23 311 (21.07%) TypeScript
24 308 (20.87%) GitHub
25 305 (20.66%) Node.js
26 290 (19.65%) Problem-Solving
27 284 (19.24%) Ansible
28 273 (18.50%) Infrastructure as Code
29 256 (17.34%) MySQL

GitLab
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
1 139 (9.42%) Elasticsearch
2 137 (9.28%) Confluence
3 65 (4.40%) Apache
4 40 (2.71%) nginx
5 20 (1.36%) Apache Airflow
6 19 (1.29%) WordPress
7 16 (1.08%) Hyperledger
8 15 (1.02%) CMS
9 13 (0.88%) WebSphere
10 12 (0.81%) Apache Spark
10 12 (0.81%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.68%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.41%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.34%) JBoss
13 5 (0.34%) Jetty
14 4 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.27%) MQSeries
14 4 (0.27%) Traefik
15 3 (0.20%) Apache Solr
16 2 (0.14%) Moodle
Applications
1 22 (1.49%) Adobe XD
1 22 (1.49%) InVision
1 22 (1.49%) Marvel
1 22 (1.49%) Sketch
2 3 (0.20%) Campfire
3 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (1.08%) R3 Corda
2 12 (0.81%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.068%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 829 (56.17%) AWS
2 337 (22.83%) Azure
3 318 (21.54%) GCP
4 308 (20.87%) GitHub
5 178 (12.06%) Serverless
6 157 (10.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 154 (10.43%) SaaS
8 109 (7.38%) AWS Lambda
9 101 (6.84%) Amazon EC2
10 91 (6.17%) Amazon S3
11 86 (5.83%) Amazon ECS
11 86 (5.83%) Datadog
12 57 (3.86%) Amazon EKS
12 57 (3.86%) GitHub Actions
13 48 (3.25%) Slack
13 48 (3.25%) Snowflake
14 44 (2.98%) Matillion
15 40 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
16 39 (2.64%) npm
17 38 (2.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.57%) DNS
2 34 (2.30%) Firewall
3 33 (2.24%) TCP/IP
4 29 (1.96%) HTTP
5 25 (1.69%) VPN
6 12 (0.81%) Network Security
7 10 (0.68%) SSL
8 8 (0.54%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.41%) Internet
10 5 (0.34%) VLAN
11 4 (0.27%) AMQP
11 4 (0.27%) Broadband
11 4 (0.27%) DHCP
11 4 (0.27%) Intranet
12 3 (0.20%) DSL
13 2 (0.14%) Calico
13 2 (0.14%) NetScaler
13 2 (0.14%) OpenVPN
13 2 (0.14%) SMTP
13 2 (0.14%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (17.34%) MySQL
2 239 (16.19%) PostgreSQL
3 151 (10.23%) MongoDB
3 151 (10.23%) NoSQL
4 127 (8.60%) Relational Database
5 99 (6.71%) SQL Server
6 78 (5.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 75 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
8 73 (4.95%) Amazon Aurora
9 58 (3.93%) Amazon RDS
10 52 (3.52%) Redis
11 39 (2.64%) Apache Cassandra
12 37 (2.51%) Amazon Redshift
12 37 (2.51%) InfluxDB
13 34 (2.30%) Data Lake
14 32 (2.17%) Star Schema
14 32 (2.17%) Tableau
15 31 (2.10%) MariaDB
16 25 (1.69%) BigQuery
17 23 (1.56%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 468 (31.71%) Jenkins
2 343 (23.24%) Git (software)
3 249 (16.87%) JIRA
4 103 (6.98%) Cypress.io
5 71 (4.81%) Bitbucket
6 63 (4.27%) Artifactory
7 60 (4.07%) SonarQube
8 55 (3.73%) Maven
9 53 (3.59%) Postman
10 52 (3.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 43 (2.91%) Selenium
12 39 (2.64%) CircleCI
13 38 (2.57%) Cucumber
13 38 (2.57%) Travis CI
14 34 (2.30%) webpack
15 26 (1.76%) TeamCity
16 25 (1.69%) GoCD
17 24 (1.63%) JUnit
18 22 (1.49%) git-flow
18 22 (1.49%) Jasmine
General
1 375 (25.41%) Social Skills
2 369 (25.00%) Finance
3 238 (16.12%) Retail
4 153 (10.37%) Games
5 119 (8.06%) Marketing
6 94 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
7 74 (5.01%) Public Sector
8 71 (4.81%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 50 (3.39%) Advertising
10 43 (2.91%) Manufacturing
11 38 (2.57%) Banking
12 36 (2.44%) Presentation Skills
13 26 (1.76%) Back Office
14 18 (1.22%) Law
14 18 (1.22%) Legal
15 17 (1.15%) Electronics
16 15 (1.02%) Aviation
17 13 (0.88%) Financial Institution
18 12 (0.81%) Organisational Skills
18 12 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 449 (30.42%) Developer
2 293 (19.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 248 (16.80%) Software Engineer
4 114 (7.72%) Senior Developer
5 110 (7.45%) Senior Software Engineer
6 81 (5.49%) Java Engineer
7 80 (5.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 65 (4.40%) Full Stack Developer
8 65 (4.40%) Java Developer
9 60 (4.07%) Java Software Engineer
10 58 (3.93%) Senior Java Engineer
11 57 (3.86%) Backend Developer
12 56 (3.79%) AWS Engineer
12 56 (3.79%) Data Engineer
13 52 (3.52%) Cloud Engineer
14 50 (3.39%) AWS DevOps
15 49 (3.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 42 (2.85%) Senior Java Software Engineer
17 41 (2.78%) Senior DevOps
17 41 (2.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 406 (27.51%) React
2 305 (20.66%) Node.js
3 240 (16.26%) Spring
4 208 (14.09%) REST
5 203 (13.75%) RESTful
6 199 (13.48%) Spring Boot
7 177 (11.99%) Kafka
8 174 (11.79%) GraphQL
9 169 (11.45%) HTML
10 158 (10.70%) CSS
11 119 (8.06%) AngularJS
12 92 (6.23%) .NET
13 82 (5.56%) Web Services
14 81 (5.49%) gRPC
14 81 (5.49%) Redux
15 79 (5.35%) Jest
16 78 (5.28%) Elastic Stack
17 74 (5.01%) JSON
18 73 (4.95%) Middleware
19 65 (4.40%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 159 (10.77%) User Experience
2 134 (9.08%) Public Cloud
3 123 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
4 113 (7.66%) Cloud Native
5 95 (6.44%) Mobile App
6 70 (4.74%) Data Structures
7 65 (4.40%) Greenfield Project
8 60 (4.07%) Blockchain
9 55 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
9 55 (3.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 47 (3.18%) Algorithms
11 44 (2.98%) Virtual Team
12 42 (2.85%) Over-the-Top Content
13 38 (2.57%) BBC
14 36 (2.44%) iPad
15 35 (2.37%) Linux Command Line
16 29 (1.96%) NHS
17 23 (1.56%) NFT
17 23 (1.56%) Renewable Energy
18 22 (1.49%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 389 (26.36%) Linux
2 180 (12.20%) Windows
3 97 (6.57%) Unix
4 70 (4.74%) Android
5 60 (4.07%) Ubuntu
6 34 (2.30%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.02%) Debian
8 12 (0.81%) Mac OS
9 10 (0.68%) CentOS
9 10 (0.68%) Mac OS X
9 10 (0.68%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.41%) Alpine Linux
10 6 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.34%) Amazon Linux
11 5 (0.34%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.27%) VMS
13 2 (0.14%) AIX
13 2 (0.14%) SUSE
14 1 (0.068%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.068%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 855 (57.93%) CI/CD
2 726 (49.19%) Agile
3 557 (37.74%) DevOps
4 421 (28.52%) Microservices
5 402 (27.24%) Software Engineering
6 337 (22.83%) Test Automation
7 335 (22.70%) Scrum
8 290 (19.65%) Problem-Solving
9 273 (18.50%) Infrastructure as Code
10 250 (16.94%) TDD
11 243 (16.46%) Full Stack Development
12 220 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
13 200 (13.55%) Analytics
14 185 (12.53%) Open Source
15 139 (9.42%) Machine Learning
16 133 (9.01%) Personalization
17 132 (8.94%) SDLC
18 130 (8.81%) Configuration Management
19 127 (8.60%) Kanban
20 125 (8.47%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 573 (38.82%) Python
2 474 (32.11%) Java
3 425 (28.79%) JavaScript
4 336 (22.76%) SQL
5 311 (21.07%) TypeScript
6 206 (13.96%) Bash
7 182 (12.33%) Go
8 130 (8.81%) PHP
9 119 (8.06%) Kotlin
10 87 (5.89%) Ruby
11 81 (5.49%) C#
12 70 (4.74%) C++
13 51 (3.46%) ES6
13 51 (3.46%) Scala
14 49 (3.32%) C
14 49 (3.32%) PowerShell
15 45 (3.05%) Shell Script
16 35 (2.37%) Perl
17 15 (1.02%) Groovy
17 15 (1.02%) Rust
Qualifications
1 57 (3.86%) Security Cleared
2 56 (3.79%) SC Cleared
3 47 (3.18%) Degree
4 29 (1.96%) AWS Certification
5 22 (1.49%) PMI Certification
6 18 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (1.02%) Master's Degree
8 13 (0.88%) DBS Check
9 12 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
10 10 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
11 9 (0.61%) PhD
12 5 (0.34%) MCP
12 5 (0.34%) MCSE
12 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.20%) RHCE
13 3 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 2 (0.14%) CCNA
14 2 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
15 1 (0.068%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (12.74%) QA
2 41 (2.78%) Accessibility
3 32 (2.17%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.88%) WCAG
5 7 (0.47%) WAI
6 4 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.14%) HL7
7 2 (0.14%) NIST
7 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.068%) PSD2
System Software
1 672 (45.53%) Docker
2 39 (2.64%) Virtual Machines
3 32 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (1.36%) KVM
4 20 (1.36%) Xen
5 13 (0.88%) Ceph
6 5 (0.34%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.20%) NFS
8 2 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.14%) flannel
8 2 (0.14%) Gluster
8 2 (0.14%) Lustre
8 2 (0.14%) LXC
8 2 (0.14%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.068%) HDFS
9 1 (0.068%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 706 (47.83%) Kubernetes
2 480 (32.52%) Terraform
3 284 (19.24%) Ansible
4 130 (8.81%) Grafana
5 109 (7.38%) Prometheus
6 88 (5.96%) Opscode Chef
7 79 (5.35%) Puppet
8 54 (3.66%) Kibana
9 40 (2.71%) Rancher
10 36 (2.44%) Istio
11 25 (1.69%) Packer
12 24 (1.63%) Nagios
13 22 (1.49%) ZABBIX
14 20 (1.36%) logstash
15 16 (1.08%) Consul
16 13 (0.88%) Bugsnag
17 11 (0.75%) CFEngine
18 8 (0.54%) Graylog
19 7 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
20 6 (0.41%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 209 (14.16%) Google
2 59 (4.00%) IBM
3 55 (3.73%) Microsoft
4 52 (3.52%) VMware
5 48 (3.25%) Oracle
6 46 (3.12%) Apple
7 41 (2.78%) Splunk
8 34 (2.30%) Atlassian
9 33 (2.24%) Cadence
10 25 (1.69%) Adobe
11 24 (1.63%) LexisNexis
12 20 (1.36%) Datto
13 18 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
14 16 (1.08%) Facebook
15 14 (0.95%) Databricks
16 12 (0.81%) Elastic Path
17 11 (0.75%) SAP
18 10 (0.68%) BT
18 10 (0.68%) Red Hat
18 10 (0.68%) Virgin Media