The first table below looks at the demand for Grunt 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 Grunt over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Development Applications category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grunt
Rank 242 249 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Grunt 11 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.081% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.95% 0.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 0
Average salary £26,000 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.46% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 -
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -
Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1164 1078 1142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.08% 14.57% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1012 929 998
Average salary £37,500 £34,189 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.68% -2.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Grunt
England

Grunt
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Grunt Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Grunt
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Grunt Salary Trend in the North West

Grunt
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 Grunt within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 6 £30,000 -4.76%
Merseyside - 3 £25,000 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £25,000 -
Grunt
England

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Grunt 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 Grunt.

1 12 (85.71%) HTML
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 12 (85.71%) CSS
2 10 (71.43%) jQuery
2 10 (71.43%) HTML5
2 10 (71.43%) Sass
3 9 (64.29%) CSS3
3 9 (64.29%) Unit Testing
4 8 (57.14%) Semantic HTML
5 7 (50.00%) Backbone.js
5 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (42.86%) Progressive Enhancement
6 6 (42.86%) MVC
6 6 (42.86%) .NET
7 5 (35.71%) Validation
7 5 (35.71%) W3C
7 5 (35.71%) Internet
7 5 (35.71%) Subversion
7 5 (35.71%) Information Architecture
7 5 (35.71%) RIA
7 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (35.71%) Web Development
7 5 (35.71%) LESS
7 5 (35.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
7 5 (35.71%) User Stories
8 4 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (28.57%) Selenium
8 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 4 (28.57%) Ruby

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Grunt 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 Grunt. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) CMS
1 3 (21.43%) WordPress
1 3 (21.43%) Node.js
2 2 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (14.29%) Umbraco
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Internet
2 3 (21.43%) HTTP
3 1 (7.14%) SSH
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (35.71%) Subversion
3 4 (28.57%) Selenium
4 3 (21.43%) Ant
5 2 (14.29%) MSBuild
5 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
6 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (7.14%) Mocha
6 1 (7.14%) PhantomJS
General
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) UI Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Front-End Developer
2 5 (35.71%) UI Programmer
3 4 (28.57%) User Experience Developer
4 2 (14.29%) QA Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
1 12 (85.71%) CSS
2 10 (71.43%) jQuery
2 10 (71.43%) HTML5
2 10 (71.43%) Sass
3 9 (64.29%) CSS3
4 8 (57.14%) Semantic HTML
5 7 (50.00%) Backbone.js
6 6 (42.86%) .NET
7 5 (35.71%) LESS
7 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
8 4 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (21.43%) XHR
9 3 (21.43%) SVG
9 3 (21.43%) Underscore.js
9 3 (21.43%) HTML5 Canvas
10 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
10 2 (14.29%) Web Services
11 1 (7.14%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) W3C
1 5 (35.71%) RIA
2 3 (21.43%) Social Media
3 1 (7.14%) iPhone
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Unit Testing
2 6 (42.86%) MVC
2 6 (42.86%) Progressive Enhancement
3 5 (35.71%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (35.71%) User Stories
3 5 (35.71%) Validation
3 5 (35.71%) Web Development
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (35.71%) Information Architecture
4 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) Web Design
5 3 (21.43%) SEO
5 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 1 (7.14%) TDD
7 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) Ruby
3 2 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 3 (21.43%) Apple
1 3 (21.43%) Facebook
2 2 (14.29%) Sitecore