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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 Slack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Slack over the 6 months to 9 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Slack
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
9 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 376 500 233
Rank change year-on-year +124 -267 +93
Permanent jobs citing Slack 677 147 72
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.88% 0.36% 0.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.80% 0.75% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 76 54 25
10th Percentile £44,375 £36,250 £32,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £41,563 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £53,750 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +48.84% +13.16% -20.83%
75th Percentile £92,500 £70,000 £62,500
90th Percentile - £82,625 £73,000
UK median annual salary £80,000 £53,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year +48.84% +2.38% -4.55%

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 37,608 19,608 3,825
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 48.97% 48.37% 43.39%
Number of salaries quoted 20,867 15,184 3,357
10th Percentile £36,356 £35,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -8.33%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,290 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £61,350 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.25% +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 9 August 2022.

Slack salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 9 August 2022, Slack 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 Slack.

1 288 (42.54%) Agile
2 281 (41.51%) AWS
3 251 (37.08%) Docker
4 220 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
5 211 (31.17%) Git (software)
6 204 (30.13%) Kubernetes
7 203 (29.99%) Machine Learning
8 195 (28.80%) Social Skills
9 192 (28.36%) GitHub
10 177 (26.14%) Python
11 163 (24.08%) JIRA
12 160 (23.63%) JavaScript
12 160 (23.63%) Problem-Solving
13 156 (23.04%) React
14 155 (22.90%) Java
14 155 (22.90%) QA
15 150 (22.16%) Software Engineering
16 146 (21.57%) CI/CD
17 140 (20.68%) Data Science
18 139 (20.53%) DevOps
19 132 (19.50%) Analytics
20 130 (19.20%) Ruby
21 129 (19.05%) Google
21 129 (19.05%) SQL
22 126 (18.61%) Node.js
22 126 (18.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
23 125 (18.46%) SaaS
24 118 (17.43%) Ruby on Rails
24 118 (17.43%) Full Stack Development
25 116 (17.13%) Finance

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 41 (6.06%) Apache Airflow
2 40 (5.91%) Confluence
3 39 (5.76%) Apache Solr
4 17 (2.51%) WordPress
5 14 (2.07%) Apache
6 13 (1.92%) Apache Spark
7 9 (1.33%) CMS
8 5 (0.74%) nginx
9 3 (0.44%) Ethereum
9 3 (0.44%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.15%) Mule
Applications
1 17 (2.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 15 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.03%) Sketch
4 4 (0.59%) Marvel
4 4 (0.59%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.59%) Zeplin
5 3 (0.44%) Windchill
6 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.48%) Magento
2 6 (0.89%) Shopify
3 4 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.44%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (0.30%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 281 (41.51%) AWS
2 192 (28.36%) GitHub
3 125 (18.46%) SaaS
4 103 (15.21%) GCP
5 85 (12.56%) Google Workspace
6 68 (10.04%) Serverless
7 64 (9.45%) Datadog
8 60 (8.86%) Azure
9 50 (7.39%) AWS Lambda
10 47 (6.94%) GitHub Actions
11 35 (5.17%) Trello
12 26 (3.84%) Figma
13 25 (3.69%) Asana
14 24 (3.55%) Amazon S3
15 22 (3.25%) Amazon EC2
16 21 (3.10%) AWS CloudFormation
17 18 (2.66%) AWS Step Functions
18 16 (2.36%) Amazon SageMaker
18 16 (2.36%) Microsoft 365
19 14 (2.07%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.02%) Internet
2 27 (3.99%) HTTP
3 23 (3.40%) Wi-Fi
4 14 (2.07%) X.25
5 10 (1.48%) 3G
5 10 (1.48%) 4G
6 7 (1.03%) Firewall
7 6 (0.89%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
7 6 (0.89%) VPN
8 4 (0.59%) DHCP
8 4 (0.59%) DNS
9 3 (0.44%) VLAN
9 3 (0.44%) WebEx
9 3 (0.44%) Wireless
10 2 (0.30%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.30%) Skype
11 1 (0.15%) OpenVPN
11 1 (0.15%) SSL
11 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
2 99 (14.62%) Elasticsearch
3 96 (14.18%) Redis
4 82 (12.11%) Big Data
5 62 (9.16%) MySQL
6 56 (8.27%) Neo4j
7 43 (6.35%) Amazon RDS
8 42 (6.20%) DynamoDB
9 38 (5.61%) NoSQL
10 31 (4.58%) Relational Database
11 20 (2.95%) MongoDB
11 20 (2.95%) SQL Server
12 16 (2.36%) Data Lake
13 14 (2.07%) Amazon Athena
13 14 (2.07%) Mixpanel
14 11 (1.62%) GIS
14 11 (1.62%) HBase
15 10 (1.48%) BigQuery
15 10 (1.48%) MariaDB
16 7 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 211 (31.17%) Git (software)
2 163 (24.08%) JIRA
3 50 (7.39%) GitLab
4 48 (7.09%) Jenkins
5 44 (6.50%) Maven
6 34 (5.02%) Gradle
7 33 (4.87%) RSpec
8 32 (4.73%) CircleCI
9 18 (2.66%) Visual Studio
10 17 (2.51%) webpack
11 13 (1.92%) Selenium
12 10 (1.48%) Capybara
12 10 (1.48%) Codeship
12 10 (1.48%) Cypress.io
12 10 (1.48%) ESLint
13 7 (1.03%) Browser DevTools
13 7 (1.03%) PyCharm
14 6 (0.89%) git-flow
15 4 (0.59%) Codespaces
15 4 (0.59%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 195 (28.80%) Social Skills
2 126 (18.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 116 (17.13%) Finance
4 108 (15.95%) Marketing
5 100 (14.77%) Retail
6 74 (10.93%) Law
7 53 (7.83%) Games
8 49 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
9 32 (4.73%) Legal
10 31 (4.58%) Presentation Skills
11 19 (2.81%) Advertising
12 16 (2.36%) Banking
13 9 (1.33%) Automotive
14 8 (1.18%) Financial Institution
15 7 (1.03%) Organisational Skills
16 6 (0.89%) Influencing Skills
17 4 (0.59%) Billing
18 3 (0.44%) Military
18 3 (0.44%) Publishing
19 2 (0.30%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 172 (25.41%) Developer
2 84 (12.41%) Software Engineer
3 82 (12.11%) Senior Developer
4 49 (7.24%) Data Engineer
5 43 (6.35%) Java Developer
6 41 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
7 37 (5.47%) Product Manager
8 36 (5.32%) Senior Software Engineer
9 29 (4.28%) DevOps Engineer
10 28 (4.14%) Senior Manager
11 25 (3.69%) .NET Developer
12 24 (3.55%) Analyst
12 24 (3.55%) Senior Java Developer
13 20 (2.95%) Project Manager
14 19 (2.81%) Designer
14 19 (2.81%) Python Engineer
15 18 (2.66%) Senior .NET Developer
16 17 (2.51%) Architect
17 16 (2.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 16 (2.36%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (23.04%) React
2 126 (18.61%) Node.js
3 118 (17.43%) Ruby on Rails
4 81 (11.96%) Kafka
5 73 (10.78%) CSS
5 73 (10.78%) Spring
6 66 (9.75%) HTML
7 59 (8.71%) Vue.js
8 49 (7.24%) REST
9 44 (6.50%) Spring Boot
10 43 (6.35%) AngularJS
11 41 (6.06%) GraphQL
12 32 (4.73%) .NET
13 28 (4.14%) Laravel
13 28 (4.14%) RESTful
14 27 (3.99%) Sass
15 25 (3.69%) Flask
15 25 (3.69%) WebSockets
16 24 (3.55%) FastAPI
17 23 (3.40%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 104 (15.36%) User Experience
2 82 (12.11%) Virtual Team
3 72 (10.64%) Blog
4 70 (10.34%) Self-Motivation
5 61 (9.01%) Algorithms
6 51 (7.53%) Social Media
7 34 (5.02%) BYOD
8 24 (3.55%) BBC
8 24 (3.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 24 (3.55%) Over-the-Top Content
9 23 (3.40%) Analytical Mindset
9 23 (3.40%) Cloud Native
9 23 (3.40%) Mobile App
10 21 (3.10%) Greenfield Project
11 20 (2.95%) IoT
12 19 (2.81%) Video\Live Streaming
13 17 (2.51%) Linux Command Line
14 16 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
15 14 (2.07%) Educational Technology
Operating Systems
1 108 (15.95%) Linux
2 84 (12.41%) Windows
3 45 (6.65%) Android
4 35 (5.17%) Apple iOS
5 34 (5.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (3.84%) Mac OS
7 11 (1.62%) Unix
8 5 (0.74%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (42.54%) Agile
2 203 (29.99%) Machine Learning
3 160 (23.63%) Problem-Solving
4 150 (22.16%) Software Engineering
5 146 (21.57%) CI/CD
6 140 (20.68%) Data Science
7 139 (20.53%) DevOps
8 132 (19.50%) Analytics
9 118 (17.43%) Full Stack Development
10 102 (15.07%) Scrum
11 88 (13.00%) Continuous Integration
12 87 (12.85%) Microservices
13 76 (11.23%) Workflow
14 75 (11.08%) Project Management
15 57 (8.42%) Clean Code
16 56 (8.27%) Collaborative Working
17 55 (8.12%) Sprint Planning
17 55 (8.12%) UX Design
18 49 (7.24%) Test Automation
19 48 (7.09%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 177 (26.14%) Python
2 160 (23.63%) JavaScript
3 155 (22.90%) Java
4 130 (19.20%) Ruby
5 129 (19.05%) SQL
6 93 (13.74%) TypeScript
7 66 (9.75%) C
8 47 (6.94%) PHP
9 41 (6.06%) Kotlin
10 40 (5.91%) Go
11 37 (5.47%) C#
12 21 (3.10%) Rust
12 21 (3.10%) Scala
13 14 (2.07%) C++
14 11 (1.62%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.18%) Ada
16 7 (1.03%) ES6
16 7 (1.03%) R
17 5 (0.74%) Clojure
17 5 (0.74%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 42 (6.20%) Degree
2 17 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.18%) Master's Degree
4 7 (1.03%) AWS Certification
5 5 (0.74%) PhD
6 3 (0.44%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.44%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.30%) CCNA
7 2 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.15%) CSPO
8 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (22.90%) QA
2 16 (2.36%) Accessibility
2 16 (2.36%) GDPR
3 5 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.44%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 251 (37.08%) Docker
2 29 (4.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 19 (2.81%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.59%) iptables
5 3 (0.44%) zsh
Systems Management
1 204 (30.13%) Kubernetes
2 96 (14.18%) Terraform
3 17 (2.51%) Jamf Pro
4 16 (2.36%) Prometheus
5 12 (1.77%) Microsoft Intune
6 11 (1.62%) Ansible
6 11 (1.62%) Podman
7 10 (1.48%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (1.03%) Istio
8 7 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.74%) Packer
10 4 (0.59%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.44%) PTC Integrity
12 2 (0.30%) Grafana
Vendors
1 129 (19.05%) Google
2 73 (10.78%) Apple
3 69 (10.19%) Okta
4 54 (7.98%) Brandwatch
5 49 (7.24%) CrowdStrike
6 36 (5.32%) Salesforce.com
7 34 (5.02%) Red Hat
8 27 (3.99%) Microsoft
9 21 (3.10%) Dell
10 19 (2.81%) Freshdesk
11 16 (2.36%) Atlassian
12 15 (2.22%) PagerDuty
13 12 (1.77%) Meraki
14 11 (1.62%) Adobe
15 10 (1.48%) MobileIron
15 10 (1.48%) Samsung
15 10 (1.48%) ServiceNow
15 10 (1.48%) WooCommerce
16 7 (1.03%) Avid
17 5 (0.74%) DocuSign