Period
to 27 November 2021

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 27 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitLab
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 269 224 232
Rank change year-on-year -45 +8 +31
Permanent jobs citing GitLab 305 83 53
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.05% 1.00% 0.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.08% 4.56% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 208 73 46
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £48,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £60,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% -17.24% +16.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £75,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £105,750 £80,000 £105,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

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 6,001 1,821 1,544
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 20.57% 22.03% 19.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4,640 1,634 1,370
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
75th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £77,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 27 November 2021.

GitLab salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, GitLab 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 GitLab.

1 206 (67.54%) Docker
2 159 (52.13%) Kubernetes
2 159 (52.13%) Terraform
3 158 (51.80%) AWS
4 154 (50.49%) DevOps
5 140 (45.90%) Python
6 134 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
7 119 (39.02%) Jenkins
8 107 (35.08%) Microservices
9 106 (34.75%) GCP
10 97 (31.80%) Java
10 97 (31.80%) JavaScript
11 91 (29.84%) React
12 80 (26.23%) Finance
13 77 (25.25%) Software Engineering
13 77 (25.25%) Social Skills
14 72 (23.61%) TDD
15 71 (23.28%) Linux
15 71 (23.28%) Ansible
15 71 (23.28%) GitHub
16 70 (22.95%) Azure
17 69 (22.62%) Infrastructure as Code
18 65 (21.31%) Configuration Management
19 63 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
19 63 (20.66%) Test Automation
20 59 (19.34%) Spring
21 57 (18.69%) REST
22 55 (18.03%) Scrum
23 54 (17.70%) Google
24 53 (17.38%) Bash Shell

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 25 (8.20%) Confluence
2 24 (7.87%) nginx
3 13 (4.26%) Apache Solr
3 13 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.30%) Apache
4 7 (2.30%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.97%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (0.98%) Ethereum
7 3 (0.98%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.98%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.33%) Documentum
8 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (2.30%) Figma
2 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 158 (51.80%) AWS
2 106 (34.75%) GCP
3 71 (23.28%) GitHub
4 70 (22.95%) Azure
5 53 (17.38%) Serverless
6 37 (12.13%) AWS Lambda
7 35 (11.48%) SaaS
8 29 (9.51%) Datadog
9 22 (7.21%) Amazon EC2
10 19 (6.23%) AWS CloudFormation
11 18 (5.90%) Slack
12 17 (5.57%) PaaS
13 16 (5.25%) Amazon SQS
13 16 (5.25%) OpenShift
14 14 (4.59%) Amazon ECS
14 14 (4.59%) IaaS
15 12 (3.93%) AWS CodePipeline
16 11 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
17 10 (3.28%) Amazon EKS
17 10 (3.28%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.54%) HTTP
2 10 (3.28%) Firewall
3 5 (1.64%) DNS
3 5 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.31%) SSL
5 3 (0.98%) IPv4
5 3 (0.98%) LAN
5 3 (0.98%) WAN
6 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.33%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (16.07%) PostgreSQL
2 42 (13.77%) MongoDB
3 38 (12.46%) MySQL
4 35 (11.48%) NoSQL
5 33 (10.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 33 (10.82%) Redis
6 21 (6.89%) Relational Database
7 16 (5.25%) Amazon RDS
8 11 (3.61%) Hadoop
9 10 (3.28%) SQL Server
10 8 (2.62%) Big Data
11 6 (1.97%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.97%) BigQuery
12 5 (1.64%) DB2
13 4 (1.31%) Amazon Aurora
13 4 (1.31%) CouchDB
13 4 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.31%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.98%) Blockchain
14 3 (0.98%) Cloud Spanner
Development Applications
1 119 (39.02%) Jenkins
2 45 (14.75%) Git (software)
3 32 (10.49%) JIRA
4 31 (10.16%) Bitbucket
5 25 (8.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 24 (7.87%) Maven
7 15 (4.92%) Postman
8 14 (4.59%) JUnit
9 13 (4.26%) Cypress.io
9 13 (4.26%) JMeter
10 12 (3.93%) Selenium
11 11 (3.61%) git-flow
11 11 (3.61%) Sonatype Nexus
12 9 (2.95%) Travis CI
12 9 (2.95%) webpack
13 8 (2.62%) Cucumber
14 7 (2.30%) CircleCI
15 6 (1.97%) TeamCity
16 5 (1.64%) SonarQube
16 5 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 80 (26.23%) Finance
2 77 (25.25%) Social Skills
3 48 (15.74%) Retail
4 31 (10.16%) Marketing
5 25 (8.20%) Automotive
6 22 (7.21%) Public Sector
7 13 (4.26%) Banking
8 10 (3.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 7 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.30%) Electronics
10 4 (1.31%) Back Office
11 2 (0.66%) Digital Economy
11 2 (0.66%) Documentation Skills
11 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.66%) Games
11 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Avionics
12 1 (0.33%) Front Office
12 1 (0.33%) Organisational Skills
12 1 (0.33%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 74 (24.26%) Developer
2 59 (19.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 41 (13.44%) Software Engineer
4 25 (8.20%) Java Developer
5 21 (6.89%) Cloud Engineer
5 21 (6.89%) Platform Engineer
6 19 (6.23%) AWS Engineer
7 18 (5.90%) Senior Developer
8 17 (5.57%) Java Engineer
9 16 (5.25%) Senior DevOps
10 15 (4.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 14 (4.59%) Architect
12 13 (4.26%) AWS DevOps
12 13 (4.26%) Backend Developer
12 13 (4.26%) Java Software Engineer
12 13 (4.26%) Senior Software Engineer
13 12 (3.93%) Senior Java Developer
14 11 (3.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 11 (3.61%) E-Commerce Developer
14 11 (3.61%) Java E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (29.84%) React
2 59 (19.34%) Spring
3 57 (18.69%) REST
4 52 (17.05%) Node.js
5 46 (15.08%) CSS
5 46 (15.08%) HTML
6 45 (14.75%) Spring Boot
7 38 (12.46%) RESTful
8 35 (11.48%) GraphQL
8 35 (11.48%) Kafka
8 35 (11.48%) Web Services
9 34 (11.15%) AngularJS
10 30 (9.84%) Django
11 25 (8.20%) .NET
12 24 (7.87%) JSON
13 23 (7.54%) Next.js
14 22 (7.21%) Vue.js
15 21 (6.89%) Swagger
16 20 (6.56%) .NET Core
17 17 (5.57%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.87%) Public Cloud
2 22 (7.21%) User Experience
3 21 (6.89%) Algorithms
4 20 (6.56%) Virtual Team
5 15 (4.92%) iPad
6 13 (4.26%) Data Structures
6 13 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
6 13 (4.26%) Legacy Applications
7 11 (3.61%) Cloud Native
8 9 (2.95%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (2.95%) Legacy Systems
8 9 (2.95%) NHS
9 7 (2.30%) Augmented Reality
9 7 (2.30%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.64%) Blog
10 5 (1.64%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.31%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.31%) Robotics
12 3 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 71 (23.28%) Linux
2 27 (8.85%) Windows
3 19 (6.23%) Unix
4 7 (2.30%) CentOS
5 5 (1.64%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.31%) Robot Operating System
7 3 (0.98%) AIX
7 3 (0.98%) Android
7 3 (0.98%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.98%) CoreOS
7 3 (0.98%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.98%) zOS
8 2 (0.66%) Alpine Linux
8 2 (0.66%) Fedora
9 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (50.49%) DevOps
2 134 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (35.08%) Microservices
4 77 (25.25%) Software Engineering
5 72 (23.61%) TDD
6 69 (22.62%) Infrastructure as Code
7 65 (21.31%) Configuration Management
8 63 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
8 63 (20.66%) Test Automation
9 55 (18.03%) Scrum
10 40 (13.11%) OO
11 37 (12.13%) OOP
12 36 (11.80%) BDD
13 33 (10.82%) Kanban
14 32 (10.49%) Continuous Delivery
14 32 (10.49%) Data Science
15 28 (9.18%) Presales
16 27 (8.85%) Full Stack Development
16 27 (8.85%) Migration
17 23 (7.54%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 140 (45.90%) Python
2 97 (31.80%) Java
2 97 (31.80%) JavaScript
3 53 (17.38%) Bash Shell
4 50 (16.39%) TypeScript
5 49 (16.07%) SQL
6 38 (12.46%) Ruby
7 37 (12.13%) Go
7 37 (12.13%) Kotlin
8 27 (8.85%) C#
9 26 (8.52%) C
10 25 (8.20%) Java 8
11 17 (5.57%) PHP
12 15 (4.92%) PowerShell
12 15 (4.92%) Scala
13 13 (4.26%) C++
14 9 (2.95%) Groovy
15 7 (2.30%) ES6
15 7 (2.30%) Java 11
16 6 (1.97%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (5.57%) Degree
2 12 (3.93%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.61%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.95%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.31%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.33%) CCNA
8 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.33%) OCP
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.26%) QA
2 2 (0.66%) Accessibility
2 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.66%) PSD2
2 2 (0.66%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.33%) GDPR
3 1 (0.33%) NCSC
System Software
1 206 (67.54%) Docker
2 13 (4.26%) Varnish
3 7 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.97%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.66%) zsh
7 1 (0.33%) NFS
7 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 159 (52.13%) Kubernetes
1 159 (52.13%) Terraform
2 71 (23.28%) Ansible
3 48 (15.74%) Puppet
4 45 (14.75%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (4.92%) Prometheus
6 14 (4.59%) Grafana
7 10 (3.28%) Istio
8 7 (2.30%) Kibana
9 6 (1.97%) ZABBIX
10 5 (1.64%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (1.64%) Nagios
11 4 (1.31%) Packer
12 3 (0.98%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (0.98%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.98%) Knative
12 3 (0.98%) SCCM
12 3 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.66%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 2 (0.66%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 54 (17.70%) Google
2 16 (5.25%) Oracle
3 15 (4.92%) IBM
4 13 (4.26%) Splunk
5 12 (3.93%) Microsoft
6 11 (3.61%) VMware
7 7 (2.30%) HubSpot
7 7 (2.30%) Netlify
7 7 (2.30%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.97%) AppDynamics
8 6 (1.97%) Dynatrace
9 5 (1.64%) DocuSign
9 5 (1.64%) PagerDuty
10 4 (1.31%) New Relic
11 3 (0.98%) Alibaba
11 3 (0.98%) Dell
11 3 (0.98%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.98%) Sun
11 3 (0.98%) Veracode
12 2 (0.66%) IFS