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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GitHub
Rank 579 631 659
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +28
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 318 292 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.68% 4.17% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 253 238 212
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,326 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%

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
8639 6995 4633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.09% 5.96% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6934 5752 3947
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 22 May 2015 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 22 May 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
England +41 293 £47,500 -5.00% 65
London +51 205 £52,500 -4.54% 38
South East -24 32 £37,000 -17.77% 7
North West +15 17 £35,000 -6.66% 4
East of England +22 14 £36,000 -37.39% 5
Wales +14 14 £39,000 +30.00%
South Wales +16 13 £40,500 +35.00%
Cardiff +16 13 £40,500 +35.00%
Manchester +27 11 £35,000 +16.66%
Brighton +11 11 £35,000 -22.22%
East Sussex +5 11 £35,000 -22.22% 1
City of London +14 9 £53,750 +7.50% 9
West Midlands -6 8 £44,000 +3.52% 4
Warwickshire -8 8 £44,000 +3.52% 1
Warwick +5 6 £44,000 +3.52% 1
Berkshire -8 6 £60,000 -14.28% 4
East Midlands -8 6 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Norfolk - 6 £35,000 -
South West - 6 £53,750 - 2
Norwich - 6 £35,000 -
Scotland +22 5 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Surrey +21 5 £45,000 +65.13%
Glasgow +9 5 £37,500 - 2
Reading -6 5 £60,000 -4.00% 3
Cheshire - 5 £35,000 - 3
Yorkshire - 5 £32,500 - 3
Middlesex - 5 £37,000 -
Cambridgeshire +9 4 £46,000 -20.00% 4
Swindon - 4 £51,250 -
Guildford - 4 £45,000 -

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 451 (69.38%) JavaScript
2 336 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
3 314 (48.31%) HTML
4 270 (41.54%) CSS
5 266 (40.92%) Git (software)
6 199 (30.62%) AngularJS
7 183 (28.15%) TDD
8 178 (27.38%) HTML5
9 174 (26.77%) jQuery
10 168 (25.85%) C#
11 162 (24.92%) Open Source
12 160 (24.62%) DevOps
13 158 (24.31%) .NET
14 150 (23.08%) MVC
15 149 (22.92%) Java
16 140 (21.54%) SQL
17 139 (21.38%) SQL Server
18 132 (20.31%) Ruby
18 132 (20.31%) CSS3
19 126 (19.38%) Amazon AWS
20 123 (18.92%) OO
21 122 (18.77%) Degree
22 119 (18.31%) Python
23 113 (17.38%) Node.js
24 112 (17.23%) Linux
24 112 (17.23%) MySQL
25 110 (16.92%) Jasmine
26 108 (16.62%) ASP.NET
27 103 (15.85%) BDD
28 102 (15.69%) PHP

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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
1 113 (17.38%) Node.js
2 55 (8.46%) IIS
3 50 (7.69%) nginx
4 39 (6.00%) Apache Solr
5 24 (3.69%) Drupal
5 24 (3.69%) CMS
6 20 (3.08%) Tomcat
7 18 (2.77%) Apache
8 16 (2.46%) WordPress
8 16 (2.46%) Umbraco
9 10 (1.54%) Moodle
9 10 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (1.54%) JBoss
9 10 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.08%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.77%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.77%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.77%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.62%) Kentico
13 2 (0.31%) Mule
Applications
1 30 (4.62%) Photoshop
2 29 (4.46%) MS Excel
3 17 (2.62%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (1.08%) Adobe After Effects
4 7 (1.08%) InDesign
5 6 (0.92%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 21 (3.23%) Sophis RISQUE
2 10 (1.54%) Magento
3 2 (0.31%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 126 (19.38%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (7.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (6.46%) Amazon EC2
4 40 (6.15%) Amazon S3
5 28 (4.31%) SaaS
6 18 (2.77%) AWS OpsWorks
7 12 (1.85%) Amazon EMR
8 11 (1.69%) Amazon Glacier
8 11 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
9 9 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (1.38%) Heroku
10 8 (1.23%) PaaS
10 8 (1.23%) CodePlex
11 6 (0.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 5 (0.77%) Sage Pay
13 4 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.46%) Trello
14 3 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.46%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.77%) HTTP
2 11 (1.69%) SSH
3 10 (1.54%) LDAP
4 9 (1.38%) VoIP
4 9 (1.38%) SAN
4 9 (1.38%) NAS
5 5 (0.77%) Firewall
6 4 (0.62%) MPLS
7 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (21.38%) SQL Server
2 112 (17.23%) MySQL
3 85 (13.08%) MongoDB
4 42 (6.46%) Big Data
5 40 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
6 30 (4.62%) NoSQL
7 27 (4.15%) Redis
8 22 (3.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (3.38%) Amazon RDS
9 18 (2.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (2.62%) Relational Database
11 12 (1.85%) RavenDB
11 12 (1.85%) Oracle Database
12 11 (1.69%) Amazon Redshift
13 10 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (1.08%) Neo4j
16 6 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 266 (40.92%) Git (software)
2 110 (16.92%) Jasmine
3 94 (14.46%) Subversion
4 85 (13.08%) Selenium
5 83 (12.77%) JIRA
6 76 (11.69%) TeamCity
7 67 (10.31%) Jenkins
8 52 (8.00%) NUnit
9 47 (7.23%) Cucumber
10 38 (5.85%) Eclipse
11 37 (5.69%) QUnit
12 35 (5.38%) Maven
12 35 (5.38%) PhantomJS
13 33 (5.08%) Rhino Mocks
14 31 (4.77%) Visual Studio
14 31 (4.77%) Octopus Deploy
15 29 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
16 27 (4.15%) Bitbucket
17 17 (2.62%) JMeter
18 16 (2.46%) Hudson
General
1 78 (12.00%) Finance
2 50 (7.69%) Publishing
3 46 (7.08%) Marketing
4 36 (5.54%) Automotive
5 32 (4.92%) Games
6 18 (2.77%) Banking
7 17 (2.62%) Advertising
8 12 (1.85%) Legal
9 11 (1.69%) Spanish Language
10 9 (1.38%) Back Office
10 9 (1.38%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.92%) Retail
12 5 (0.77%) French Language
12 5 (0.77%) German Language
12 5 (0.77%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.46%) Front Office
15 2 (0.31%) Music Industry
15 2 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 505 (77.69%) Developer
2 121 (18.62%) Senior Developer
3 77 (11.85%) Web Developer
4 74 (11.38%) Front-End Developer
5 69 (10.62%) .NET Developer
6 68 (10.46%) C# Developer
7 51 (7.85%) PHP Developer
8 38 (5.85%) DevOps Engineer
9 35 (5.38%) Python Developer
9 35 (5.38%) Java Developer
9 35 (5.38%) C# .NET Developer
10 32 (4.92%) Junior
10 32 (4.92%) Junior Developer
11 31 (4.77%) Full Stack Developer
12 29 (4.46%) Software Developer
13 28 (4.31%) Software Engineer
13 28 (4.31%) Senior .NET Developer
14 24 (3.69%) Lead Developer
15 19 (2.92%) Senior Web Developer
16 18 (2.77%) Lead Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (48.31%) HTML
2 270 (41.54%) CSS
3 199 (30.62%) AngularJS
4 178 (27.38%) HTML5
5 174 (26.77%) jQuery
6 158 (24.31%) .NET
7 132 (20.31%) CSS3
8 108 (16.62%) ASP.NET
9 95 (14.62%) Sass
10 85 (13.08%) Web Services
10 85 (13.08%) RESTful
11 84 (12.92%) REST
12 67 (10.31%) ASP.NET MVC
13 63 (9.69%) LESS
14 48 (7.38%) RabbitMQ
15 47 (7.23%) SOAP
16 46 (7.08%) Backbone.js
17 45 (6.92%) NHibernate
18 42 (6.46%) Django
19 41 (6.31%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 162 (24.92%) Open Source
2 81 (12.46%) User Experience
3 47 (7.23%) Computer Science
4 44 (6.77%) Mobile App
5 42 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (5.23%) BBC
6 34 (5.23%) Blackberry
7 17 (2.62%) E-Learning
8 15 (2.31%) Social Media
9 11 (1.69%) Data Structures
9 11 (1.69%) Blog
10 10 (1.54%) W3C
10 10 (1.54%) Performance Metrics
11 8 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.23%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.08%) iPhone
12 7 (1.08%) Digital Media
13 6 (0.92%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.92%) Replication
14 5 (0.77%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 112 (17.23%) Linux
2 85 (13.08%) Windows
3 51 (7.85%) UNIX
4 40 (6.15%) Apple iOS
5 38 (5.85%) Android
6 34 (5.23%) Debian
7 30 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (2.77%) CentOS
9 10 (1.54%) Ubuntu
10 9 (1.38%) Solaris
10 9 (1.38%) Fedora
11 2 (0.31%) Scientific Linux
12 1 (0.15%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (28.15%) TDD
3 160 (24.62%) DevOps
4 150 (23.08%) MVC
5 123 (18.92%) OO
6 103 (15.85%) BDD
7 80 (12.31%) Web Development
8 79 (12.15%) Software Engineering
9 74 (11.38%) Scrum
10 66 (10.15%) Continuous Integration
11 63 (9.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 59 (9.08%) Continuous Delivery
12 59 (9.08%) Responsive Web Design
12 59 (9.08%) E-Commerce
13 52 (8.00%) Content Management
14 46 (7.08%) Refactoring
15 41 (6.31%) Pair Programming
16 40 (6.15%) Web Application Development
17 35 (5.38%) Analytics
18 34 (5.23%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 451 (69.38%) JavaScript
2 168 (25.85%) C#
3 149 (22.92%) Java
4 140 (21.54%) SQL
5 132 (20.31%) Ruby
6 119 (18.31%) Python
7 102 (15.69%) PHP
8 34 (5.23%) PowerShell
9 33 (5.08%) Bash Shell
10 29 (4.46%) T-SQL
11 23 (3.54%) PHP5
12 20 (3.08%) Objective-C
13 19 (2.92%) Perl
14 18 (2.77%) C++
15 16 (2.46%) Groovy
16 13 (2.00%) Scala
17 11 (1.69%) Korn
17 11 (1.69%) Haskell
18 10 (1.54%) VB.NET
19 7 (1.08%) F#
Qualifications
1 122 (18.77%) Degree
2 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (0.62%) Sun Certification
3 3 (0.46%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.31%) PhD
4 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.23%) QA
2 9 (1.38%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.77%) WCAG
3 5 (0.77%) WAI
4 1 (0.15%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 17 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 11 (1.69%) Docker
3 11 (1.69%) Xen
4 9 (1.38%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.77%) Varnish
6 4 (0.62%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.31%) QEMU
7 2 (0.31%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.31%) KVM
8 1 (0.15%) HDFS
8 1 (0.15%) XenServer
8 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 85 (13.08%) Opscode Chef
2 71 (10.92%) Puppet
3 23 (3.54%) Nagios
4 18 (2.77%) Vagrant
5 17 (2.62%) Pingdom
6 12 (1.85%) HAProxy
7 9 (1.38%) StatsD
7 9 (1.38%) Ansible
7 9 (1.38%) Graphite
8 4 (0.62%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.15%) CloudHub
9 1 (0.15%) logstash
9 1 (0.15%) Oozie
9 1 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 58 (8.92%) Microsoft
2 36 (5.54%) Google
3 22 (3.38%) VMware
4 19 (2.92%) Riverbed
5 17 (2.62%) Oracle
5 17 (2.62%) Twitter
6 16 (2.46%) Red Hat
7 15 (2.31%) Facebook
8 11 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.69%) Adobe
8 11 (1.69%) Zend
8 11 (1.69%) SolarWinds
9 10 (1.54%) Sitecore
10 9 (1.38%) Cisco
10 9 (1.38%) EPiServer
11 6 (0.92%) HP
12 5 (0.77%) PayPal
12 5 (0.77%) Sage
13 4 (0.62%) Rackspace
13 4 (0.62%) Apple
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
BPR Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum +bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + shares experience dependent
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Moonpig
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Beyond
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent package and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago