The table below looks at the statistics for GitHub 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 GitHub over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GitHub
Rank 244 246 240
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 10 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.15% 0.015%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.11% 2.52% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £21,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.47% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
GitHub
England

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

Cloud Services Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
474 436 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.05% 5.94% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 414 309 165
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%

GitHub
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

GitHub Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

GitHub
Salary Trend in the North West

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

GitHub Salary Trend in the North West

GitHub
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GitHub across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

GitHub Salary Histogram in the North West

GitHub
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -3 7 £37,500 +78.57% 2
Cheshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £40,500 -
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing GitHub 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 GitHub.

1 19 (67.86%) JavaScript
2 17 (60.71%) HTML
3 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (50.00%) TDD
4 14 (50.00%) CSS
5 12 (42.86%) C#
6 11 (39.29%) Degree
6 11 (39.29%) jQuery
7 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (35.71%) Web Development
7 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
7 10 (35.71%) .NET
7 10 (35.71%) OO
8 9 (32.14%) PHP
8 9 (32.14%) SQL
8 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
8 9 (32.14%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
9 8 (28.57%) MVC
10 7 (25.00%) Scrum
10 7 (25.00%) Java
10 7 (25.00%) RESTful
11 6 (21.43%) Entity Framework
11 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
11 6 (21.43%) Marketing
11 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
11 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
12 5 (17.86%) MySQL
12 5 (17.86%) Objective-C
12 5 (17.86%) SEO

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing GitHub 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 GitHub. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 4 (14.29%) Umbraco
2 3 (10.71%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) CMS
3 2 (7.14%) WordPress
3 2 (7.14%) Node.js
4 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.57%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Photoshop
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Trello
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.71%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) SMS
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) MySQL
3 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.57%) RavenDB
6 1 (3.57%) Redis
6 1 (3.57%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.86%) TeamCity
2 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.71%) PhpStorm
3 3 (10.71%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
3 3 (10.71%) NUnit
3 3 (10.71%) Selenium
4 2 (7.14%) HP UFT
4 2 (7.14%) Maven
4 2 (7.14%) ReSharper
4 2 (7.14%) Ant
4 2 (7.14%) Moq
4 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
4 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
4 2 (7.14%) Calabash
4 2 (7.14%) Gradle
5 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 6 (21.43%) Marketing
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Games
3 3 (10.71%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 7 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (21.43%) PHP Developer
3 6 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Junior
6 3 (10.71%) Junior Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Junior PHP Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Leader
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) HTML
2 14 (50.00%) CSS
3 11 (39.29%) jQuery
4 10 (35.71%) .NET
5 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 7 (25.00%) RESTful
7 6 (21.43%) Entity Framework
7 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
8 5 (17.86%) Laravel
8 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
9 4 (14.29%) LAMP
10 3 (10.71%) XML
10 3 (10.71%) WCF
10 3 (10.71%) Ajax
10 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (7.14%) HTML5
11 2 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (7.14%) Reactive Extensions
11 2 (7.14%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) User Experience
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 3 (10.71%) W3C
3 3 (10.71%) Psychology
3 3 (10.71%) Blog
4 2 (7.14%) Human Factors
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.57%) Social Media
5 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) CentOS
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) Fedora
3 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) TDD
3 10 (35.71%) OO
3 10 (35.71%) Web Development
3 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (32.14%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (28.57%) MVC
6 7 (25.00%) Scrum
7 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
7 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (17.86%) SEO
8 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Web Design
9 4 (14.29%) OOD
9 4 (14.29%) API Development
9 4 (14.29%) API Design
10 3 (10.71%) Analytics
10 3 (10.71%) Mobile Development
10 3 (10.71%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) JavaScript
2 12 (42.86%) C#
3 9 (32.14%) PHP
3 9 (32.14%) SQL
4 7 (25.00%) Java
5 5 (17.86%) Objective-C
6 4 (14.29%) PHP5
6 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
7 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 2 (7.14%) Ruby
8 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.57%) Python
8 1 (3.57%) C++
8 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) WCAG
2 2 (7.14%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
1 2 (7.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (3.57%) yum
2 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) EPiServer
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Google
3 2 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Splunk
4 1 (3.57%) Rackspace
4 1 (3.57%) SaltStack
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