The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Cloud Services category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GitHub
Rank 233 243 245
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 7 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.098% 0.028% 0.093%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.46% 1.38% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 7
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
Cloud Services Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
285 145 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.98% 2.00% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 214 120 77
Average salary £44,500 £38,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.58% +13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,935 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
GitHub
England

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
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 30 July 2014. 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 +5 5 - - 3
Merseyside - 2 £45,000 -
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 8 (88.89%) TDD
1 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 6 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 6 (66.67%) Android
2 6 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) Android Development
3 5 (55.56%) iOS Development
3 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
3 5 (55.56%) OO
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) HTML5
4 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
4 4 (44.44%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) iOS SDK
4 4 (44.44%) Gherkin
4 4 (44.44%) Robotium
4 4 (44.44%) Web Development
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) Ant
4 4 (44.44%) JUnit
4 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
4 4 (44.44%) Extreme Programming
4 4 (44.44%) Gradle
4 4 (44.44%) Jenkins

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
1 2 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (22.22%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
2 4 (44.44%) Robotium
2 4 (44.44%) Ant
2 4 (44.44%) JUnit
2 4 (44.44%) Gradle
2 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) Jasmine
4 1 (11.11%) NUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (11.11%) PhoneGap
4 1 (11.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Mobile Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Android Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
5 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
6 1 (11.11%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) iOS SDK
3 4 (44.44%) Gherkin
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) JSON
4 3 (33.33%) Ajax
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) CSS3
5 2 (22.22%) Xamarin.iOS
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) Backbone.js
5 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (11.11%) Cocoa
6 1 (11.11%) LAMP
6 1 (11.11%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) NHS
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (11.11%) iPhone
3 1 (11.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 6 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Phone
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) Android Development
3 5 (55.56%) iOS Development
3 5 (55.56%) OO
4 4 (44.44%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) Web Development
4 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
4 4 (44.44%) Extreme Programming
4 4 (44.44%) Kanban
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 2 (22.22%) OOP
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Sitecore
1 2 (22.22%) Xamarin
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