The table below looks at the statistics for GitHub skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GitHub over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GitHub
Rank 225 209 225
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 13 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.22% 0.018%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.42% 8.00% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 0
Average salary £26,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +13.33%
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 South West region.

Cloud Services Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
240 150 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.05% 2.73% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 197 114 109
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £31,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

GitHub
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GitHub across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

GitHub Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

GitHub
Salary Trend in the South West

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

GitHub Salary Trend in the South West

GitHub
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
Gloucestershire -2 8 - -
Bristol -2 4 £26,500 -33.75%
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 19 (46.34%) HTML
1 19 (46.34%) JavaScript
1 19 (46.34%) CSS
1 19 (46.34%) HTML5
1 19 (46.34%) CSS3
2 18 (43.90%) Open Source
3 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (36.59%) Subversion
5 14 (34.15%) Xcode
5 14 (34.15%) Windows
5 14 (34.15%) Apple iOS
5 14 (34.15%) Android
5 14 (34.15%) Digital Media
5 14 (34.15%) Windows 8
6 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
6 13 (31.71%) Scrum
7 11 (26.83%) Relational Database
8 10 (24.39%) QUnit
8 10 (24.39%) Jasmine
8 10 (24.39%) Web Application Development
8 10 (24.39%) Web Development
8 10 (24.39%) Degree
9 8 (19.51%) QA
9 8 (19.51%) Blog
9 8 (19.51%) WATIR
9 8 (19.51%) Selenium
9 8 (19.51%) jQuery
9 8 (19.51%) Test Scripting
9 8 (19.51%) Cucumber
9 8 (19.51%) Test Strategy

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 5 (12.20%) Drupal
1 5 (12.20%) WordPress
2 4 (9.76%) CMS
3 3 (7.32%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) Relational Database
2 8 (19.51%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Subversion
2 14 (34.15%) Xcode
3 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
4 10 (24.39%) QUnit
4 10 (24.39%) Jasmine
5 8 (19.51%) WebDriver
5 8 (19.51%) Cucumber
5 8 (19.51%) WATIR
5 8 (19.51%) Selenium
6 3 (7.32%) NUnit
6 3 (7.32%) Moq
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
Job Titles
1 33 (80.49%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) Web Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Senior Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Quality Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) QA Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Android Developer
4 7 (17.07%) iOS Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Drupal Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Lead Web Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Web Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (46.34%) HTML
1 19 (46.34%) CSS
1 19 (46.34%) HTML5
1 19 (46.34%) CSS3
2 8 (19.51%) Gherkin
2 8 (19.51%) jQuery
3 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (7.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (7.32%) Ninject
3 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.32%) LINQ
3 3 (7.32%) .NET
3 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (7.32%) Kendo UI
3 3 (7.32%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (2.44%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (43.90%) Open Source
2 14 (34.15%) Digital Media
3 8 (19.51%) Blog
4 7 (17.07%) iPad
4 7 (17.07%) Smartphone
5 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (7.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Windows
1 14 (34.15%) Android
1 14 (34.15%) Apple iOS
1 14 (34.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) Scrum
3 10 (24.39%) Web Development
3 10 (24.39%) Web Application Development
4 8 (19.51%) Test Strategy
4 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
4 8 (19.51%) Test Scripting
4 8 (19.51%) E-Commerce
4 8 (19.51%) ERP
4 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (19.51%) Benchmarking
5 7 (17.07%) Android Development
5 7 (17.07%) iOS Development
6 5 (12.20%) Kanban
6 5 (12.20%) SEO
7 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.32%) MVC
7 3 (7.32%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) JavaScript
2 8 (19.51%) Ruby
3 5 (12.20%) PHP
4 3 (7.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Apple
2 3 (7.32%) Telerik
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Appcelerator