Period
to 23 January 2022

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for Slack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Slack over the 6 months to 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Slack
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 464 281 257
Rank change year-on-year -183 -24 +2
Permanent jobs citing Slack 92 59 30
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.32% 0.55% 0.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.67% 1.19% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 62 53 25
10th Percentile £43,068 £33,750 £47,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +40.00%
75th Percentile £92,188 £73,750 £80,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £77,200 £83,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £64,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% -10.16% +16.36%

Slack 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 13,794 4,938 3,057
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 47.45% 45.69% 41.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10,887 4,494 2,727
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% -4.17% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £76,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Slack
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Slack trend for jobs with a WFH option

Slack
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Slack salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Slack
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Slack over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Slack salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, Slack 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 Slack.

1 49 (53.26%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (47.83%) Python
3 39 (42.39%) Problem-Solving
4 38 (41.30%) Java
5 35 (38.04%) JIRA
6 32 (34.78%) Software Engineering
6 32 (34.78%) Finance
7 28 (30.43%) AWS
8 27 (29.35%) Azure
8 27 (29.35%) JavaScript
9 26 (28.26%) Scrum
9 26 (28.26%) GitHub
10 23 (25.00%) Docker
11 22 (23.91%) DevOps
11 22 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (23.91%) HTTP
11 22 (23.91%) GitLab
11 22 (23.91%) Kotlin
12 21 (22.83%) TypeScript
13 20 (21.74%) SaaS
13 20 (21.74%) C#
14 19 (20.65%) Test Automation
14 19 (20.65%) Mentoring
14 19 (20.65%) Kubernetes
15 18 (19.57%) CI/CD
15 18 (19.57%) NoSQL
15 18 (19.57%) Kanban
16 17 (18.48%) Integration Testing
16 17 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (18.48%) Go

Slack
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 14 (15.22%) Confluence
2 12 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (4.35%) IIS
5 1 (1.09%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.09%) Drupal
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.09%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 28 (30.43%) AWS
2 27 (29.35%) Azure
3 26 (28.26%) GitHub
4 20 (21.74%) SaaS
5 15 (16.30%) GCP
6 11 (11.96%) Datadog
6 11 (11.96%) Figma
7 9 (9.78%) PaaS
8 8 (8.70%) Microsoft 365
9 6 (6.52%) IaaS
10 5 (5.43%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (5.43%) Google Workspace
10 5 (5.43%) OneDrive
11 3 (3.26%) Azure Monitor
12 2 (2.17%) Heroku
12 2 (2.17%) Miro
12 2 (2.17%) Trello
13 1 (1.09%) Basecamp
13 1 (1.09%) Canva
13 1 (1.09%) Google Docs
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.91%) HTTP
2 13 (14.13%) DNS
3 9 (9.78%) TCP/IP
4 8 (8.70%) DHCP
5 3 (3.26%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (3.26%) WebEx
6 2 (2.17%) FTP
7 1 (1.09%) Firewall
7 1 (1.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.57%) NoSQL
2 14 (15.22%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (14.13%) MongoDB
4 10 (10.87%) Big Data
4 10 (10.87%) Relational Database
5 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
6 7 (7.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (6.52%) MarkLogic
8 3 (3.26%) Redis
9 2 (2.17%) Metadata
10 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (38.04%) JIRA
2 22 (23.91%) GitLab
3 12 (13.04%) Git (software)
4 10 (10.87%) Jenkins
5 9 (9.78%) Maven
6 7 (7.61%) Bitbucket
7 6 (6.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (6.52%) CircleCI
7 6 (6.52%) Gradle
8 5 (5.43%) Travis CI
9 4 (4.35%) Browser DevTools
10 3 (3.26%) Artifactory
10 3 (3.26%) Selenium
10 3 (3.26%) SonarQube
10 3 (3.26%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (2.17%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.17%) NUnit
11 2 (2.17%) SpecFlow
11 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.17%) TestNG
General
1 32 (34.78%) Finance
2 17 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (14.13%) Social Skills
4 9 (9.78%) Financial Institution
4 9 (9.78%) Retail
5 8 (8.70%) Banking
5 8 (8.70%) Public Sector
6 6 (6.52%) Private Banking
7 4 (4.35%) Games
8 2 (2.17%) Billing
8 2 (2.17%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (1.09%) Back Office
9 1 (1.09%) French Language
9 1 (1.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (1.09%) Legal
9 1 (1.09%) Marketing
9 1 (1.09%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (1.09%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 34 (36.96%) Developer
2 11 (11.96%) Java Developer
2 11 (11.96%) Support Engineer
3 9 (9.78%) Software Engineer
4 7 (7.61%) Analyst
4 7 (7.61%) Backend Developer
4 7 (7.61%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (7.61%) JavaScript Engineer
4 7 (7.61%) Senior Developer
4 7 (7.61%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (6.52%) Applications Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.52%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Python Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Applications Support Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Desktop Support
6 4 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.30%) WebSockets
2 14 (15.22%) Swagger
3 13 (14.13%) JSON
4 12 (13.04%) .NET
5 11 (11.96%) Node.js
5 11 (11.96%) React
6 9 (9.78%) Django
6 9 (9.78%) REST
7 8 (8.70%) AngularJS
7 8 (8.70%) CSS
7 8 (8.70%) HTML
7 8 (8.70%) OpenAPI
8 7 (7.61%) Express
8 7 (7.61%) Kafka
8 7 (7.61%) Middleware
8 7 (7.61%) Next.js
8 7 (7.61%) Spring
8 7 (7.61%) Spring Boot
9 6 (6.52%) DOM
9 6 (6.52%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Algorithms
1 13 (14.13%) Data Structures
2 8 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (8.70%) Private Cloud
3 7 (7.61%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (6.52%) CMDB
4 6 (6.52%) Virtual Team
5 5 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.43%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (5.43%) User Experience
6 3 (3.26%) Cloud Native
7 2 (2.17%) Derivative
7 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.17%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.09%) Legacy Systems
8 1 (1.09%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.09%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.52%) Linux
1 6 (6.52%) Windows
2 5 (5.43%) Unix
2 5 (5.43%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.17%) Android
3 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.09%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (53.26%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (42.39%) Problem-Solving
3 32 (34.78%) Software Engineering
4 26 (28.26%) Scrum
5 22 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (23.91%) DevOps
6 19 (20.65%) Mentoring
6 19 (20.65%) Test Automation
7 18 (19.57%) CI/CD
7 18 (19.57%) Kanban
8 17 (18.48%) Fintech
8 17 (18.48%) Integration Testing
9 16 (17.39%) Coaching
9 16 (17.39%) Data Science
9 16 (17.39%) OOP
10 15 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (16.30%) TDD
11 14 (15.22%) Analytics
11 14 (15.22%) Project Management
12 12 (13.04%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 44 (47.83%) Python
2 38 (41.30%) Java
3 27 (29.35%) JavaScript
4 22 (23.91%) Kotlin
5 21 (22.83%) TypeScript
6 20 (21.74%) C#
7 17 (18.48%) Go
8 16 (17.39%) SQL
9 12 (13.04%) Objective-C
9 12 (13.04%) Ruby
10 11 (11.96%) Apple Swift
10 11 (11.96%) PHP
11 10 (10.87%) Dart
12 7 (7.61%) Java 8
13 6 (6.52%) Bash
14 5 (5.43%) Scala
15 4 (4.35%) C
15 4 (4.35%) ES6
15 4 (4.35%) Java 11
15 4 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (7.61%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) Degree
3 1 (1.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.39%) QA
2 4 (4.35%) GDPR
3 2 (2.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 23 (25.00%) Docker
2 9 (9.78%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.09%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 19 (20.65%) Kubernetes
2 12 (13.04%) Terraform
3 10 (10.87%) Ansible
4 8 (8.70%) Prometheus
5 6 (6.52%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (4.35%) Grafana
6 4 (4.35%) Jamf Pro
6 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (4.35%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (3.26%) Puppet
7 3 (3.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.22%) HubSpot
3 11 (11.96%) Google
4 10 (10.87%) Bloomberg
5 9 (9.78%) ServiceNow
6 8 (8.70%) Oracle
7 7 (7.61%) Netlify
8 5 (5.43%) Intel
8 5 (5.43%) Zscaler
9 4 (4.35%) Apple
9 4 (4.35%) DocuSign
9 4 (4.35%) Splunk
10 3 (3.26%) Nasuni
10 3 (3.26%) New Relic
10 3 (3.26%) Veracode
11 2 (2.17%) Progress
11 2 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (1.09%) Adobe
12 1 (1.09%) Cisco
12 1 (1.09%) Red Hat