The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIMP
Rank - - 246
Permanent jobs citing GIMP 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.096%
As % of the Applications category - - 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary - £20,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -31.66%
GIMP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1192 982 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.87% 14.57% 14.28%
Number of salaries quoted 996 811 923
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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