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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 YAML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited YAML over the 6 months to 27 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

YAML
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 715 506 289
Rank change year-on-year -209 -217 +31
Permanent jobs citing YAML 131 62 18
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.18% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.41% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 105 56 12
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,500 £53,375
25th Percentile £55,000 £42,500 £61,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -17.24% -34.09%
75th Percentile £83,750 £80,313 £92,500
90th Percentile £96,500 £96,250 £115,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -4.00% -7.41%

YAML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 33,318 15,303 4,773
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 45.67% 47.86% 51.98%
Number of salaries quoted 17,303 12,597 4,197
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
75th Percentile £81,250 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £64,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +17.27% - +4.76%

YAML
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

YAML trend for jobs with a WFH option

YAML
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

YAML salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

YAML
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing YAML over the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

YAML salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, YAML 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 YAML.

1 79 (60.31%) Python
1 79 (60.31%) Azure
2 75 (57.25%) DevOps
3 60 (45.80%) AWS
3 60 (45.80%) CI/CD
4 59 (45.04%) Terraform
5 57 (43.51%) Agile
6 53 (40.46%) Linux
7 47 (35.88%) JSON
8 45 (34.35%) Kubernetes
9 44 (33.59%) Ansible
10 43 (32.82%) Docker
11 35 (26.72%) Bash
12 33 (25.19%) Scrum
13 32 (24.43%) Serverless
14 30 (22.90%) Microsoft
15 29 (22.14%) PowerShell
15 29 (22.14%) Git (software)
15 29 (22.14%) Jenkins
16 27 (20.61%) Social Skills
17 24 (18.32%) Artificial Intelligence
18 23 (17.56%) GCP
19 22 (16.79%) Microservices
19 22 (16.79%) AWS Lambda
19 22 (16.79%) Infrastructure as Code
19 22 (16.79%) C#
20 21 (16.03%) SQL
20 21 (16.03%) Node.js
21 20 (15.27%) Unix
21 20 (15.27%) Windows

YAML
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 11 (8.40%) WebLogic
2 10 (7.63%) WebSphere
3 8 (6.11%) Confluence
4 4 (3.05%) IIS
4 4 (3.05%) nginx
5 2 (1.53%) Apache
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (3.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 79 (60.31%) Azure
2 60 (45.80%) AWS
3 32 (24.43%) Serverless
4 23 (17.56%) GCP
5 22 (16.79%) AWS Lambda
6 19 (14.50%) PaaS
7 15 (11.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (10.69%) Amazon EKS
8 14 (10.69%) Azure Data Factory
9 13 (9.92%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 11 (8.40%) Amazon ECS
10 11 (8.40%) AWS Fargate
10 11 (8.40%) IaaS
10 11 (8.40%) OpenShift
11 10 (7.63%) SaaS
12 8 (6.11%) GitHub
13 7 (5.34%) Datadog
14 6 (4.58%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (4.58%) NuGet
15 4 (3.05%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.63%) HTTP
2 8 (6.11%) Firewall
3 7 (5.34%) HTTPS
3 7 (5.34%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (5.34%) Kerberos
3 7 (5.34%) Network Security
3 7 (5.34%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.05%) SMTP
5 2 (1.53%) SD-WAN
6 1 (0.76%) 5G
6 1 (0.76%) BGP
6 1 (0.76%) Broadband
6 1 (0.76%) Ethernet VPN
6 1 (0.76%) LAN
6 1 (0.76%) SSL
6 1 (0.76%) VoIP
6 1 (0.76%) VPN
6 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.69%) Data Lake
2 12 (9.16%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (8.40%) HDInsight
3 11 (8.40%) Looker
3 11 (8.40%) QlikView
3 11 (8.40%) Tableau
4 7 (5.34%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.58%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (3.82%) MySQL
6 5 (3.82%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.82%) Redis
7 3 (2.29%) OrientDB
8 2 (1.53%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.76%) Data Vault
9 1 (0.76%) DB2
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.76%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 29 (22.14%) Git (software)
1 29 (22.14%) Jenkins
2 16 (12.21%) GitLab
3 12 (9.16%) Bitbucket
4 11 (8.40%) Ant
4 11 (8.40%) Maven
4 11 (8.40%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (7.63%) Visual Studio
6 9 (6.87%) JIRA
7 6 (4.58%) InstallShield
7 6 (4.58%) NUnit
7 6 (4.58%) Postman
8 4 (3.05%) Snyk
9 2 (1.53%) CircleCI
9 2 (1.53%) JUnit
9 2 (1.53%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.53%) Selenium
9 2 (1.53%) TestNG
9 2 (1.53%) Travis CI
9 2 (1.53%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (20.61%) Social Skills
2 14 (10.69%) Finance
3 11 (8.40%) Publishing
4 6 (4.58%) Legal
5 5 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.82%) Billing
5 5 (3.82%) Documentation Skills
5 5 (3.82%) Games
6 3 (2.29%) Law
6 3 (2.29%) Marketing
6 3 (2.29%) Retail
7 2 (1.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (34.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (15.27%) Cloud Engineer
3 16 (12.21%) Azure Engineer
4 12 (9.16%) Automation Engineer
5 11 (8.40%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 11 (8.40%) Product Manager
5 11 (8.40%) Security Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) AWS DevOps
6 9 (6.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) AWS Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (5.34%) Architect
7 7 (5.34%) Data Manager
7 7 (5.34%) Platform Manager
7 7 (5.34%) Senior DevOps
7 7 (5.34%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.58%) Analyst
8 6 (4.58%) Consultant
8 6 (4.58%) DevOps Consultant
8 6 (4.58%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (35.88%) JSON
2 21 (16.03%) Node.js
3 16 (12.21%) XML
4 14 (10.69%) .NET
5 11 (8.40%) GraphQL
6 9 (6.87%) OAuth
7 7 (5.34%) Swagger
8 6 (4.58%) .NET Framework
8 6 (4.58%) Apache Camel
8 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET
8 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET Core
8 6 (4.58%) AutoMapper
8 6 (4.58%) Dapper ORM
8 6 (4.58%) Entity Framework
8 6 (4.58%) Node-RED
8 6 (4.58%) Razor View Engine
8 6 (4.58%) REST
8 6 (4.58%) SOAP
8 6 (4.58%) WCF
8 6 (4.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.69%) Public Cloud
2 9 (6.87%) Cloud Native
3 8 (6.11%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (5.34%) Legacy Systems
5 5 (3.82%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (3.82%) iPad
6 4 (3.05%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.05%) Tandem
7 3 (2.29%) IoT
7 3 (2.29%) NHS
8 1 (0.76%) BBC
8 1 (0.76%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.76%) iSeries
8 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 53 (40.46%) Linux
2 20 (15.27%) Unix
2 20 (15.27%) Windows
3 9 (6.87%) Ubuntu
4 7 (5.34%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.82%) Alpine Linux
5 5 (3.82%) CentOS
6 4 (3.05%) VMS
7 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (57.25%) DevOps
2 60 (45.80%) CI/CD
3 57 (43.51%) Agile
4 33 (25.19%) Scrum
5 24 (18.32%) Artificial Intelligence
6 22 (16.79%) Infrastructure as Code
6 22 (16.79%) Microservices
7 18 (13.74%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (13.74%) Migration
8 16 (12.21%) Software Engineering
9 14 (10.69%) SDLC
10 12 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (9.16%) ETL
10 12 (9.16%) Visualisation
11 11 (8.40%) Data Cleansing
11 11 (8.40%) Data Modelling
11 11 (8.40%) ERP
11 11 (8.40%) Product Management
11 11 (8.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 11 (8.40%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 79 (60.31%) Python
2 35 (26.72%) Bash
3 29 (22.14%) PowerShell
4 22 (16.79%) C#
5 21 (16.03%) SQL
6 19 (14.50%) Java
7 12 (9.16%) Ruby
8 11 (8.40%) AWK
8 11 (8.40%) Perl
9 10 (7.63%) Go
9 10 (7.63%) Shell Script
10 7 (5.34%) JavaScript
11 5 (3.82%) Groovy
11 5 (3.82%) Kotlin
11 5 (3.82%) Rust
12 3 (2.29%) Bicep
13 2 (1.53%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.53%) Scala
13 2 (1.53%) XPath
14 1 (0.76%) RPG
Qualifications
1 6 (4.58%) Degree
2 5 (3.82%) AWS Certification
3 3 (2.29%) CCNP
3 3 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.76%) CCIE
4 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) GDPR
2 2 (1.53%) QA
3 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (32.82%) Docker
2 6 (4.58%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 59 (45.04%) Terraform
2 45 (34.35%) Kubernetes
3 44 (33.59%) Ansible
4 13 (9.92%) Puppet
5 7 (5.34%) Grafana
5 7 (5.34%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (3.82%) Consul
7 4 (3.05%) Opsgenie
7 4 (3.05%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (2.29%) Istio
8 3 (2.29%) Packer
9 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.76%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 30 (22.90%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.45%) Oracle
3 11 (8.40%) Databricks
3 11 (8.40%) IBM
4 10 (7.63%) Red Hat
5 8 (6.11%) Dynatrace
5 8 (6.11%) Google
6 7 (5.34%) Atlassian
6 7 (5.34%) LogicMonitor
7 6 (4.58%) MuleSoft
7 6 (4.58%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.53%) Cisco
9 1 (0.76%) Dell
9 1 (0.76%) F5
9 1 (0.76%) RedGate
9 1 (0.76%) Sony
9 1 (0.76%) Symantec
9 1 (0.76%) T-Plan
9 1 (0.76%) Veeam
9 1 (0.76%) VMware