The table below looks at the statistics for GitHub skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GitHub over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GitHub
Rank 581 661 765
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +104
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 324 220 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.26% 4.75% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 240 183 111
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Cloud Services Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
6163 4630 3917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.58% 4.30% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5073 3815 3411
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +10.46%

GitHub
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GitHub Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GitHub
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GitHub within the UK.

GitHub Salary Trend in the UK

GitHub
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GitHub over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

GitHub Salary Histogram in the UK

GitHub
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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
(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
England +80 293 £47,500 -13.63% 33
London +52 209 £50,000 -16.66% 22
City of London +19 32 £60,000 - 3
South East -14 30 £50,000 +33.33% 7
Oxfordshire +15 20 £60,000 +9.09% 4
West Midlands -2 17 £40,000 +14.28%
Warwickshire +6 15 £40,000 +14.28%
South West -9 14 £26,500 -33.75%
Oxford +16 13 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Cheltenham +4 10 - -
Gloucestershire -7 10 - -
East Midlands +23 9 £32,500 +38.29%
East of England - 9 £47,500 - 1
Leicestershire - 8 £31,250 -
Warwick - 7 £44,000 -
Yorkshire - 6 £47,500 - 2
West Yorkshire - 5 £47,500 - 1
Leamington Spa - 5 £40,000 -
Leeds - 5 £47,500 - 1
Surrey -11 4 - -
North West -16 4 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Manchester -18 4 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Leicester - 4 £32,500 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £60,000 - 1
Northampton - 4 £32,500 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £32,500 -
Glasgow +13 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Stratford-upon-Avon +6 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Scotland -4 3 £40,000 -15.78%
Bristol -8 3 £26,500 -33.75%

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 477 (66.34%) JavaScript
2 400 (55.63%) Agile Software Development
3 339 (47.15%) HTML
4 315 (43.81%) Git (software)
5 297 (41.31%) CSS
6 265 (36.86%) Open Source
7 261 (36.30%) MVC
8 244 (33.94%) C#
9 238 (33.10%) AngularJS
10 212 (29.49%) .NET
11 206 (28.65%) jQuery
12 205 (28.51%) Ruby
13 200 (27.82%) SQL Server
13 200 (27.82%) TDD
14 193 (26.84%) SQL
15 189 (26.29%) ASP.NET
15 189 (26.29%) OO
16 177 (24.62%) E-Commerce
17 172 (23.92%) HTML5
18 170 (23.64%) Windows
19 164 (22.81%) Java
19 164 (22.81%) Node.js
20 163 (22.67%) REST
21 155 (21.56%) TeamCity
22 152 (21.14%) ASP.NET MVC
23 149 (20.72%) Linux
24 147 (20.45%) nginx
25 141 (19.61%) Amazon AWS
26 139 (19.33%) Web Services
27 137 (19.05%) PHP

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 164 (22.81%) Node.js
2 147 (20.45%) nginx
3 123 (17.11%) Apache Solr
4 111 (15.44%) IIS
5 49 (6.82%) CMS
6 40 (5.56%) Apache
7 32 (4.45%) Tomcat
8 30 (4.17%) WordPress
9 29 (4.03%) Drupal
10 20 (2.78%) Commerce Server
11 19 (2.64%) Confluence
12 16 (2.23%) OpenStack
13 15 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
14 10 (1.39%) WebLogic
14 10 (1.39%) GlassFish
15 7 (0.97%) Joomla!
16 6 (0.83%) Jetty
17 5 (0.70%) Apache Pig
18 4 (0.56%) Umbraco
18 4 (0.56%) Alfresco
Applications
1 47 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.36%) Photoshop
3 14 (1.95%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (1.11%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.28%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 12 (1.67%) Google Analytics
2 9 (1.25%) Magento
3 5 (0.70%) Sophis RISQUE
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 141 (19.61%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (9.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (8.62%) Trello
4 30 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (2.92%) SaaS
6 11 (1.53%) PaaS
7 10 (1.39%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.70%) Rackspace Cloud
8 5 (0.70%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.56%) Joyent
9 4 (0.56%) Heroku
10 3 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.42%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.89%) HTTP
2 22 (3.06%) Internet
3 5 (0.70%) Intranet
3 5 (0.70%) LAN
3 5 (0.70%) Firewall
4 4 (0.56%) RTP
4 4 (0.56%) BIG-IP
5 2 (0.28%) VoIP
6 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.14%) GSM
6 1 (0.14%) MPLS
6 1 (0.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (27.82%) SQL Server
2 111 (15.44%) MySQL
3 81 (11.27%) MongoDB
4 68 (9.46%) RavenDB
5 41 (5.70%) NoSQL
6 37 (5.15%) Big Data
6 37 (5.15%) Relational Database
7 32 (4.45%) RDBMS
8 30 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (3.06%) Redis
10 15 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (1.67%) SQLite
12 11 (1.53%) Hadoop
12 11 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.39%) Oracle Database
14 8 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
16 6 (0.83%) Apache Hive
17 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 315 (43.81%) Git (software)
2 155 (21.56%) TeamCity
3 135 (18.78%) NUnit
4 125 (17.39%) Jasmine
5 116 (16.13%) Cucumber
5 116 (16.13%) Selenium
6 115 (15.99%) Rhino Mocks
7 100 (13.91%) Subversion
8 92 (12.80%) Jenkins
9 76 (10.57%) ReSharper
10 69 (9.60%) Maven
11 65 (9.04%) JIRA
11 65 (9.04%) Octopus Deploy
12 57 (7.93%) YouTrack
12 57 (7.93%) dotTrace
13 44 (6.12%) PhantomJS
14 41 (5.70%) WebDriver
15 37 (5.15%) WATIR
16 36 (5.01%) Hudson
17 34 (4.73%) QUnit
General
1 61 (8.48%) Publishing
1 61 (8.48%) Marketing
2 57 (7.93%) French Language
3 54 (7.51%) Retail
4 45 (6.26%) Finance
5 19 (2.64%) Automotive
6 18 (2.50%) Banking
7 14 (1.95%) Music Industry
7 14 (1.95%) Games
8 13 (1.81%) Front Office
9 11 (1.53%) Advertising
10 10 (1.39%) Legal
11 5 (0.70%) Law
12 4 (0.56%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.42%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 535 (74.41%) Developer
2 151 (21.00%) Senior Developer
3 102 (14.19%) Web Developer
4 94 (13.07%) .NET Developer
5 67 (9.32%) C# Developer
6 56 (7.79%) Java Developer
7 52 (7.23%) Software Developer
7 52 (7.23%) C# .NET Developer
8 50 (6.95%) Front-End Developer
9 40 (5.56%) Software Engineer
10 37 (5.15%) Senior .NET Developer
11 33 (4.59%) DevOps Engineer
12 30 (4.17%) QA Engineer
12 30 (4.17%) iOS Developer
13 28 (3.89%) Senior C# Developer
13 28 (3.89%) Junior
14 27 (3.76%) PHP Developer
15 26 (3.62%) Junior Developer
16 24 (3.34%) UI Programmer
16 24 (3.34%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (47.15%) HTML
2 297 (41.31%) CSS
3 238 (33.10%) AngularJS
4 212 (29.49%) .NET
5 206 (28.65%) jQuery
6 189 (26.29%) ASP.NET
7 172 (23.92%) HTML5
8 163 (22.67%) REST
9 152 (21.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 139 (19.33%) Web Services
11 131 (18.22%) CSS3
12 115 (15.99%) Sass
13 106 (14.74%) Lucene
14 75 (10.43%) Ruby on Rails
14 75 (10.43%) WCF
15 70 (9.74%) Backbone.js
16 66 (9.18%) Castle Windsor
17 63 (8.76%) NHibernate
18 61 (8.48%) JSON
19 58 (8.07%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 265 (36.86%) Open Source
2 123 (17.11%) User Experience
3 93 (12.93%) Computer Science
4 60 (8.34%) Analytical Skills
5 59 (8.21%) Blog
6 38 (5.29%) Mobile App
6 38 (5.29%) Blackberry
7 24 (3.34%) Statistics
7 24 (3.34%) Digital Media
8 23 (3.20%) Visualisation
8 23 (3.20%) iPad
9 20 (2.78%) iPhone
9 20 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (2.64%) Data Structures
11 18 (2.50%) Algorithms
12 15 (2.09%) Mathematics
13 14 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (1.53%) BBC
15 8 (1.11%) Replication
16 7 (0.97%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 170 (23.64%) Windows
2 149 (20.72%) Linux
3 66 (9.18%) Apple iOS
4 61 (8.48%) Android
5 43 (5.98%) UNIX
6 42 (5.84%) Debian
7 17 (2.36%) Ubuntu
8 14 (1.95%) Windows 8
9 12 (1.67%) CentOS
9 12 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (1.39%) Solaris
11 8 (1.11%) Windows Phone 8
11 8 (1.11%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.56%) Fedora
12 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.14%) AIX
13 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (55.63%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (36.30%) MVC
3 200 (27.82%) TDD
4 189 (26.29%) OO
5 177 (24.62%) E-Commerce
6 124 (17.25%) BDD
7 118 (16.41%) Software Engineering
8 117 (16.27%) DevOps
9 108 (15.02%) Scrum
10 88 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
11 87 (12.10%) Continuous Improvement
12 77 (10.71%) Web Development
13 74 (10.29%) Pair Programming
14 66 (9.18%) Refactoring
15 56 (7.79%) Analytics
16 54 (7.51%) OOP
17 43 (5.98%) Web Application Development
18 38 (5.29%) Mentoring
19 37 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
20 35 (4.87%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 477 (66.34%) JavaScript
2 244 (33.94%) C#
3 205 (28.51%) Ruby
4 193 (26.84%) SQL
5 164 (22.81%) Java
6 137 (19.05%) PHP
7 82 (11.40%) Python
8 73 (10.15%) T-SQL
9 41 (5.70%) C++
10 35 (4.87%) Perl
11 26 (3.62%) Bash Shell
12 25 (3.48%) Scala
12 25 (3.48%) Objective-C
13 16 (2.23%) PHP5
14 15 (2.09%) VB.NET
15 14 (1.95%) R
16 11 (1.53%) Haskell
16 11 (1.53%) Groovy
17 10 (1.39%) JPQL
18 9 (1.25%) Golang
Qualifications
1 120 (16.69%) Degree
2 11 (1.53%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (10.71%) QA
2 3 (0.42%) SNOMED CT
2 3 (0.42%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (1.39%) Varnish
2 7 (0.97%) Docker
3 4 (0.56%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.42%) HDFS
5 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 72 (10.01%) Puppet
2 71 (9.87%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (2.92%) Nagios
4 17 (2.36%) Capistrano
5 16 (2.23%) Vagrant
6 13 (1.81%) Ansible
7 11 (1.53%) Cacti
8 5 (0.70%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 115 (15.99%) Microsoft
2 67 (9.32%) Rackspace
3 41 (5.70%) Google
4 38 (5.29%) Twitter
5 29 (4.03%) Oracle
6 17 (2.36%) HP
7 15 (2.09%) Zend
8 14 (1.95%) Apple
9 13 (1.81%) SaltStack
10 12 (1.67%) Sony
10 12 (1.67%) Toshiba
11 11 (1.53%) Xamarin
12 10 (1.39%) Red Hat
13 9 (1.25%) Endeca
13 9 (1.25%) RedPrairie
14 8 (1.11%) Adobe
15 6 (0.83%) VMware
16 5 (0.70%) Riverbed
16 5 (0.70%) Facebook
16 5 (0.70%) New Relic
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