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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GitHub
Rank 236 242 239
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 17 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.098% 0.028%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.60% 1.88% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 1
Average salary £38,750 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +7.95%
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
472 372 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.24% 5.20% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 403 279 177
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,684
% change year-on-year
- +5.42%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +9 8 £37,500 - 3
Cheshire - 7 £37,500 -
Lancashire - 2 £40,750 -
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (72.41%) JavaScript
2 19 (65.52%) HTML
3 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (55.17%) CSS
5 14 (48.28%) TDD
6 13 (44.83%) Degree
6 13 (44.83%) jQuery
7 12 (41.38%) OO
7 12 (41.38%) C#
8 11 (37.93%) SQL
9 10 (34.48%) PHP
9 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
9 10 (34.48%) .NET
9 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
9 10 (34.48%) Web Development
10 9 (31.03%) RESTful
10 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (31.03%) Scrum
10 9 (31.03%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (27.59%) MVC
11 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
12 7 (24.14%) Java
12 7 (24.14%) Laravel
12 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
12 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (20.69%) API Development
13 6 (20.69%) API Design
13 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
13 6 (20.69%) Entity Framework

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (13.79%) SharePoint
1 4 (13.79%) Umbraco
2 2 (6.90%) WordPress
2 2 (6.90%) CMS
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) Drupal
3 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Photoshop
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Trello
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) SMS
2 1 (3.45%) Intranet
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
3 4 (13.79%) MySQL
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.45%) RavenDB
6 1 (3.45%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.24%) TeamCity
2 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.24%) PhpStorm
3 3 (10.34%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
3 3 (10.34%) NUnit
3 3 (10.34%) Selenium
4 2 (6.90%) HP UFT
4 2 (6.90%) Maven
4 2 (6.90%) ReSharper
4 2 (6.90%) Ant
4 2 (6.90%) Moq
4 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
4 2 (6.90%) Calabash
4 2 (6.90%) Gradle
5 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
1 6 (20.69%) Marketing
2 5 (17.24%) Games
3 3 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.45%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) PHP Developer
3 7 (24.14%) .NET Developer
3 7 (24.14%) C# Developer
4 6 (20.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Junior PHP Developer
5 5 (17.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Junior Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Junior
6 4 (13.79%) Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Leader
8 1 (3.45%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Usability Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) HTML
2 16 (55.17%) CSS
3 13 (44.83%) jQuery
4 10 (34.48%) .NET
5 9 (31.03%) RESTful
6 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
7 7 (24.14%) Laravel
7 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
8 6 (20.69%) Entity Framework
8 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
9 4 (13.79%) LAMP
10 3 (10.34%) XML
10 3 (10.34%) WCF
10 3 (10.34%) Ajax
10 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (6.90%) Yii
11 2 (6.90%) SignalR
11 2 (6.90%) HTML5
11 2 (6.90%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) User Experience
3 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
4 3 (10.34%) W3C
4 3 (10.34%) Psychology
4 3 (10.34%) Blog
5 2 (6.90%) Human Factors
5 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) TDD
3 12 (41.38%) OO
4 10 (34.48%) Web Development
5 9 (31.03%) Scrum
5 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (31.03%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (27.59%) MVC
7 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
8 6 (20.69%) API Development
8 6 (20.69%) API Design
8 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
9 5 (17.24%) SEO
9 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
10 4 (13.79%) Web Design
10 4 (13.79%) OOD
11 3 (10.34%) OOP
11 3 (10.34%) Pair Programming
11 3 (10.34%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) JavaScript
2 12 (41.38%) C#
3 11 (37.93%) SQL
4 10 (34.48%) PHP
5 7 (24.14%) Java
6 6 (20.69%) PHP5
7 5 (17.24%) Objective-C
8 4 (13.79%) VB.NET
9 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
10 1 (3.45%) C++
10 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) WCAG
2 2 (6.90%) WAI
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) EPiServer
2 3 (10.34%) Google
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) HP
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