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What were the fastest growing IT jobs in the last 12 months?

Submitted by James Broom on Tue, 16/02/2016 - 10:55

Using Technojobs data, we put together a list of the fastest growing IT jobs in the UK within the last 12 months.

We looked at the number of jobs advertised at Technojobs.co.uk and the year-on-year difference to find what jobs had the fastest growth between that period. The job roles listed below were collated from Technojobs data and are in no particular order.

Full Stack Developer

Average Salary: £45,000 - £49,000
Number of Jobs: 420+
Top Skills: Javascript, HTML, CSS, jQuery, PHP

Data Scientist

Average Salary: £60,000 - £66,000
Number of Jobs: 90+
Top Skills: SQL, Big Data, Hadoop, Analytics, R

Python Developer

Average Salary: £51,000 - £58,000
Number of Jobs: 750+
Top Skills: Python, Django, Agile, C++, Linux

Cloud Engineer

Average Salary: £52,000 - £59,000
Number of Jobs: 270+
Top Skills: Linux, AWS, VMware, Azure, Python

JavaScript Developer

Average Salary: £50,000 - £56,000
Number of Jobs: 2000+
Top Skills: Javascript, HTML, CSS, Node.JS, AngularJS

Security Manager

Average Salary: £60,000 - £66,000
Number of Jobs: 350+
Top Skills: CISM, Information Security, Risk Management, CISA

DevOps Engineer

Average Salary: £60,000 - £66,000
Number of Jobs: 280+
Top Skills: DevOps, Linux, Puppet, Python, Opscode Chef

The IT industry also saw an increased employment rate of 3.1% in 2015, according to an analysis report by CompTIA.