The first table below looks at the demand for GIMP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIMP over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIMP
Rank - - 251
Permanent jobs citing GIMP 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.040%
As % of the Applications category - - 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,250 £33,750 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%
Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1118 1087 1023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.59% 15.14% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 917 912 904
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
GIMP
England

GIMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIMP across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

GIMP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

GIMP
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIMP across the North West region.

GIMP Salary Trend in the North West

GIMP
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing GIMP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GIMP.

1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) 3ds Max
1 1 (100.00%) Animation
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Blender
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)

GIMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing GIMP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GIMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) 3ds Max
1 1 (100.00%) Blender
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Artist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development