The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
Grunt
Rank 208 238 234
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -4
Permanent jobs citing Grunt 46 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 0.26% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.74% 1.50% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 43 19 6
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -33.33%
Grunt
England

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

Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1231 1268 975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.30% 17.28% 14.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1092 1087 860
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

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

Grunt Salary Histogram 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 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
Cheshire +20 21 £41,250 +17.85% 3
Manchester +9 21 £37,500 - 8
Lancashire - 2 £26,250 -
Merseyside - 2 £25,000 -
Grunt
England

Grunt
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 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 85 (97.70%) HTML
2 81 (93.10%) CSS
3 68 (78.16%) JavaScript
4 59 (67.82%) jQuery
5 54 (62.07%) Sass
6 53 (60.92%) HTML5
7 50 (57.47%) Git (software)
8 36 (41.38%) PHP
9 29 (33.33%) WordPress
10 28 (32.18%) gulp
11 27 (31.03%) CSS3
11 27 (31.03%) CMS
12 26 (29.89%) User Experience
13 25 (28.74%) Bower
13 25 (28.74%) Web Design
13 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (28.74%) MySQL
14 24 (27.59%) Responsive Web Design
15 23 (26.44%) MVC
16 21 (24.14%) Subversion
16 21 (24.14%) .NET
17 20 (22.99%) E-Commerce
17 20 (22.99%) AngularJS
18 19 (21.84%) Web Services
18 19 (21.84%) Photoshop
18 19 (21.84%) C#
18 19 (21.84%) ASP.NET
18 19 (21.84%) Magento
19 17 (19.54%) RESTful
20 16 (18.39%) Marketing

Grunt
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 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 29 (33.33%) WordPress
2 27 (31.03%) CMS
3 16 (18.39%) Node.js
4 8 (9.20%) Drupal
5 6 (6.90%) Apache
6 4 (4.60%) Umbraco
7 3 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.45%) Joomla!
7 3 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (2.30%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (1.15%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (21.84%) Photoshop
2 12 (13.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (6.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (4.60%) Fireworks
5 2 (2.30%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 19 (21.84%) Magento
2 3 (3.45%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.05%) SaaS
3 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.64%) Internet
2 4 (4.60%) SSH
2 4 (4.60%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.74%) MySQL
2 8 (9.20%) NoSQL
3 7 (8.05%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 50 (57.47%) Git (software)
2 28 (32.18%) gulp
3 25 (28.74%) Bower
4 21 (24.14%) Subversion
5 10 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (6.90%) Jasmine
7 3 (3.45%) NUnit
7 3 (3.45%) MSTest
8 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.15%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.15%) JIRA
9 1 (1.15%) Selenium
General
1 16 (18.39%) Marketing
2 13 (14.94%) Finance
3 5 (5.75%) Retail
4 4 (4.60%) Games
5 3 (3.45%) Music Industry
6 1 (1.15%) Automotive
6 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 84 (96.55%) Developer
2 33 (37.93%) Front-End Developer
3 24 (27.59%) PHP Developer
4 22 (25.29%) Web Developer
4 22 (25.29%) Senior Developer
5 13 (14.94%) Senior Web Developer
6 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (5.75%) .NET Developer
6 5 (5.75%) C# Developer
6 5 (5.75%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 5 (5.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (5.75%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Lead PHP Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Lead Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Junior Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Junior Web Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Junior
8 3 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (97.70%) HTML
2 81 (93.10%) CSS
3 59 (67.82%) jQuery
4 54 (62.07%) Sass
5 53 (60.92%) HTML5
6 27 (31.03%) CSS3
7 21 (24.14%) .NET
8 20 (22.99%) AngularJS
9 19 (21.84%) Web Services
9 19 (21.84%) ASP.NET
10 17 (19.54%) RESTful
11 12 (13.79%) CakePHP
11 12 (13.79%) REST
12 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (12.64%) XML
13 10 (11.49%) JSON
14 9 (10.34%) Servlets
14 9 (10.34%) Backbone.js
15 8 (9.20%) Symfony
16 6 (6.90%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (29.89%) User Experience
2 5 (5.75%) Social Media
2 5 (5.75%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.64%) Linux
2 6 (6.90%) Windows
3 4 (4.60%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.74%) Web Design
1 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (27.59%) Responsive Web Design
3 23 (26.44%) MVC
4 20 (22.99%) E-Commerce
5 14 (16.09%) OOP
6 13 (14.94%) Web Development
7 11 (12.64%) TDD
8 9 (10.34%) OO
8 9 (10.34%) Mobile First
9 7 (8.05%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (5.75%) API Integration
11 4 (4.60%) OO PHP
11 4 (4.60%) Workflow
11 4 (4.60%) Open Source
11 4 (4.60%) Project Planning
12 3 (3.45%) SEO
12 3 (3.45%) Unit Testing
12 3 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.45%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 68 (78.16%) JavaScript
2 36 (41.38%) PHP
3 19 (21.84%) C#
4 10 (11.49%) Java
5 8 (9.20%) SQL
6 4 (4.60%) PHP5
7 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.45%) XAML
7 3 (3.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (14.94%) Adobe
2 10 (11.49%) Google
3 9 (10.34%) Zend
4 6 (6.90%) Apple
5 4 (4.60%) EPiServer
6 3 (3.45%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.45%) Facebook
6 3 (3.45%) Twitter
7 2 (2.30%) Microsoft
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