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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Grunt
Rank 201 234 247
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +13
Permanent jobs citing Grunt 49 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.75% 0.21% 0.097%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.11% 1.33% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 42 15 7
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 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.49%
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
1193 1131 1059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.28% 15.83% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1027 977 917
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £54,000
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 30 July 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 30 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 +27 25 £37,500 - 6
Cheshire +15 17 £39,500 +12.85% 2
Lancashire - 4 £25,000 - 1
Merseyside - 3 £25,000 -
Grunt
England

Grunt
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 82 (97.62%) HTML
2 78 (92.86%) CSS
3 69 (82.14%) JavaScript
4 57 (67.86%) jQuery
5 50 (59.52%) HTML5
6 49 (58.33%) Sass
7 44 (52.38%) Git (software)
8 33 (39.29%) gulp
9 29 (34.52%) User Experience
10 28 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (32.14%) PHP
11 27 (32.14%) Responsive Web Design
12 25 (29.76%) Bower
12 25 (29.76%) MVC
13 24 (28.57%) Web Design
14 23 (27.38%) .NET
14 23 (27.38%) AngularJS
15 22 (26.19%) E-Commerce
16 21 (25.00%) C#
16 21 (25.00%) ASP.NET
16 21 (25.00%) CSS3
17 20 (23.81%) WordPress
17 20 (23.81%) Photoshop
18 19 (22.62%) CMS
19 18 (21.43%) Web Services
20 17 (20.24%) MySQL
20 17 (20.24%) Finance
21 16 (19.05%) TDD
21 16 (19.05%) RESTful
21 16 (19.05%) REST

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 20 (23.81%) WordPress
2 19 (22.62%) CMS
3 15 (17.86%) Node.js
4 6 (7.14%) Apache
4 6 (7.14%) Drupal
5 4 (4.76%) Umbraco
6 3 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (3.57%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.57%) Joomla!
6 3 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (2.38%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 20 (23.81%) Photoshop
2 13 (15.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (4.76%) Fireworks
5 2 (2.38%) InDesign
6 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (16.67%) Magento
2 3 (3.57%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) SaaS
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) MySQL
2 5 (5.95%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 44 (52.38%) Git (software)
2 33 (39.29%) gulp
3 25 (29.76%) Bower
4 13 (15.48%) Subversion
5 7 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (7.14%) Jasmine
7 3 (3.57%) MSTest
7 3 (3.57%) JIRA
7 3 (3.57%) NUnit
8 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.19%) Gradle
General
1 17 (20.24%) Finance
2 15 (17.86%) Marketing
3 4 (4.76%) Games
3 4 (4.76%) Retail
4 3 (3.57%) Music Industry
5 2 (2.38%) Automotive
6 1 (1.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 82 (97.62%) Developer
2 41 (48.81%) Front-End Developer
3 21 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 19 (22.62%) Senior Developer
5 15 (17.86%) PHP Developer
6 11 (13.10%) Senior Web Developer
7 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 7 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 7 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Designer
9 3 (3.57%) Drupal Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Junior
9 3 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Junior Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Junior Web Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Senior PHP Developer
10 2 (2.38%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (97.62%) HTML
2 78 (92.86%) CSS
3 57 (67.86%) jQuery
4 50 (59.52%) HTML5
5 49 (58.33%) Sass
6 23 (27.38%) .NET
6 23 (27.38%) AngularJS
7 21 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 21 (25.00%) CSS3
8 18 (21.43%) Web Services
9 16 (19.05%) RESTful
9 16 (19.05%) REST
10 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (13.10%) CakePHP
11 11 (13.10%) Backbone.js
11 11 (13.10%) Servlets
12 9 (10.71%) LESS
12 9 (10.71%) Symfony
13 6 (7.14%) Google Maps API
13 6 (7.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 29 (34.52%) User Experience
2 6 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.95%) Social Media
4 1 (1.19%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Windows
2 3 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Android
3 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.14%) Responsive Web Design
3 25 (29.76%) MVC
4 24 (28.57%) Web Design
5 22 (26.19%) E-Commerce
6 16 (19.05%) TDD
7 14 (16.67%) Web Development
8 12 (14.29%) Mobile First
9 11 (13.10%) OOP
10 7 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (7.14%) API Integration
12 5 (5.95%) OO
13 4 (4.76%) Workflow
13 4 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (4.76%) Open Source
13 4 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
13 4 (4.76%) BDD
14 3 (3.57%) Mobile Development
14 3 (3.57%) Unit Testing
14 3 (3.57%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 69 (82.14%) JavaScript
2 27 (32.14%) PHP
3 21 (25.00%) C#
4 11 (13.10%) Java
5 5 (5.95%) SQL
6 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.57%) XAML
6 3 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (15.48%) Adobe
2 9 (10.71%) Zend
3 6 (7.14%) Apple
3 6 (7.14%) Google
4 4 (4.76%) EPiServer
5 3 (3.57%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.57%) Facebook
5 3 (3.57%) Twitter
6 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
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