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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GitHub
Rank 447 469 467
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -2
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 637 579 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.55% 0.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.06% 7.24% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 571 462 462
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £46,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%

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
10516 7995 5844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.36% 7.65% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8878 6489 4756
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 5 February 2016 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 5 February 2016. 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 +56 610 £50,000 -4.76% 128
London +43 423 £55,000 - 75
City of London +94 88 £60,000 +9.09% 20
South East -46 46 £35,000 -30.00% 11
Yorkshire +38 32 £43,750 -2.77% 2
North West +29 29 £45,000 +21.62% 8
West Midlands -4 29 £36,250 -9.37% 9
West Yorkshire +23 25 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Leeds +13 24 £40,000 -11.11% 2
East of England +10 24 £45,000 +50.00% 7
Manchester +35 20 £45,000 +32.35% 3
Birmingham +10 19 £30,000 - 1
Cambridge +12 14 £45,000 +10.42% 3
Cambridgeshire +8 14 £45,000 +10.42% 4
East Midlands +4 13 £35,000 +7.69% 4
South West -11 12 £38,750 +46.22% 9
Surrey +11 11 £32,000 -8.57% 4
Nottinghamshire +11 11 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Nottingham +6 11 £30,000 -7.69% 3
South Wales +3 10 £31,750 -25.29% 1
Cardiff +2 10 £31,750 -30.97%
Wales 0 10 £31,750 -27.42% 1
Scotland -12 10 £37,500 -6.25% 2
North East - 10 £32,500 - 3
Cheshire +22 9 £52,500 +31.25%
Hampshire +15 9 £40,000 -23.80%
East Sussex +11 9 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Brighton +8 9 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Kent +14 7 £26,000 - 1
Berkshire -1 7 £60,000 -4.00% 3

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 855 (65.37%) JavaScript
2 715 (54.66%) Agile Software Development
3 672 (51.38%) HTML
4 619 (47.32%) CSS
5 513 (39.22%) Git (software)
6 428 (32.72%) HTML5
7 396 (30.28%) jQuery
8 380 (29.05%) TDD
9 351 (26.83%) AngularJS
10 346 (26.45%) C#
11 342 (26.15%) .NET
12 320 (24.46%) CSS3
13 308 (23.55%) Node.js
14 297 (22.71%) Java
15 290 (22.17%) Scrum
16 285 (21.79%) Software Engineering
17 282 (21.56%) PHP
18 266 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
19 263 (20.11%) SQL
20 261 (19.95%) MySQL
21 259 (19.80%) Linux
22 238 (18.20%) Degree
23 237 (18.12%) MVC
24 228 (17.43%) Finance
24 228 (17.43%) JIRA
25 216 (16.51%) Amazon AWS
26 207 (15.83%) ASP.NET
27 205 (15.67%) OO
28 199 (15.21%) Python
29 196 (14.98%) Jenkins

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 308 (23.55%) Node.js
2 125 (9.56%) CMS
3 73 (5.58%) nginx
4 60 (4.59%) Confluence
5 55 (4.20%) WordPress
6 54 (4.13%) Apache
7 50 (3.82%) Elasticsearch
8 48 (3.67%) Drupal
9 43 (3.29%) Moodle
10 35 (2.68%) IIS
11 26 (1.99%) Tomcat
12 21 (1.61%) SharePoint
13 17 (1.30%) Apache Solr
13 17 (1.30%) Joomla!
14 15 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
15 14 (1.07%) Umbraco
16 12 (0.92%) OpenStack
17 10 (0.76%) Lync
18 5 (0.38%) ColdFusion
19 4 (0.31%) JBoss
Applications
1 67 (5.12%) Photoshop
2 33 (2.52%) MS Excel
3 25 (1.91%) Adobe Illustrator
4 15 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (0.61%) MS Office
6 7 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.15%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.15%) SPSS
7 2 (0.15%) Stata
8 1 (0.076%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.076%) GIMP
8 1 (0.076%) HipChat
8 1 (0.076%) InDesign
8 1 (0.076%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.076%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 38 (2.91%) Magento
2 5 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.23%) Odoo
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.15%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.076%) Documaker
6 1 (0.076%) Toggl
Cloud Services
1 216 (16.51%) Amazon AWS
2 134 (10.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (3.67%) SaaS
4 30 (2.29%) Trello
5 22 (1.68%) Amazon S3
6 21 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
7 20 (1.53%) PaaS
8 19 (1.45%) CloudFront
9 18 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (1.15%) Google Analytics
11 14 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
11 14 (1.07%) IaaS
12 12 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 11 (0.84%) Heroku
14 9 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
15 6 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
16 5 (0.38%) Basecamp
16 5 (0.38%) Google App Engine
17 3 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
17 3 (0.23%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.91%) Internet
2 35 (2.68%) SSH
3 21 (1.61%) Intranet
4 20 (1.53%) HTTP
5 19 (1.45%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.92%) X.509
7 9 (0.69%) MVNO
7 9 (0.69%) SSL
8 8 (0.61%) LDAP
8 8 (0.61%) SPDY
8 8 (0.61%) VoIP
9 7 (0.54%) Asterisk PBX
10 6 (0.46%) DNS
10 6 (0.46%) ISDN
10 6 (0.46%) PBX
11 5 (0.38%) Network Security
11 5 (0.38%) VPN
12 3 (0.23%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.15%) DHCP
13 2 (0.15%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (19.95%) MySQL
2 160 (12.23%) SQL Server
3 128 (9.79%) MongoDB
4 124 (9.48%) Redis
5 121 (9.25%) NoSQL
6 76 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
7 57 (4.36%) Big Data
8 38 (2.91%) Relational Database
9 37 (2.83%) Riak
10 30 (2.29%) Neo4j
11 25 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
12 24 (1.83%) Hadoop
13 20 (1.53%) RavenDB
14 18 (1.38%) Pentaho
15 17 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (1.07%) Azure SQL Database
17 10 (0.76%) Couchbase
17 10 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
18 8 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
18 8 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 513 (39.22%) Git (software)
2 228 (17.43%) JIRA
3 196 (14.98%) Jenkins
4 130 (9.94%) TeamCity
5 114 (8.72%) Grunt
6 95 (7.26%) Maven
7 92 (7.03%) Subversion
8 86 (6.57%) Selenium
9 80 (6.12%) Bitbucket
10 54 (4.13%) Jasmine
11 51 (3.90%) gulp
12 50 (3.82%) Sonatype Nexus
13 46 (3.52%) Octopus Deploy
14 45 (3.44%) Vagrant
15 42 (3.21%) NUnit
16 40 (3.06%) Visual Studio
17 32 (2.45%) JUnit
18 28 (2.14%) Xcode
19 27 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 26 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 228 (17.43%) Finance
2 78 (5.96%) Games
3 61 (4.66%) Marketing
4 56 (4.28%) Retail
5 34 (2.60%) Banking
6 27 (2.06%) Advertising
7 24 (1.83%) Publishing
8 21 (1.61%) Telecoms
9 15 (1.15%) Investment Banking
10 13 (0.99%) Back Office
10 13 (0.99%) Billing
10 13 (0.99%) Law
11 12 (0.92%) Legal
12 10 (0.76%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.61%) Multimedia
15 7 (0.54%) Electronics
15 7 (0.54%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.46%) Brand Awareness
17 1 (0.076%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 947 (72.40%) Developer
2 199 (15.21%) JavaScript Developer
3 176 (13.46%) C# Developer
4 162 (12.39%) PHP Developer
5 153 (11.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 147 (11.24%) .NET Developer
6 147 (11.24%) Senior Developer
7 138 (10.55%) Web Developer
8 112 (8.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 105 (8.03%) HTML Developer
10 91 (6.96%) Software Engineer
11 83 (6.35%) Java Developer
12 74 (5.66%) DevOps Engineer
13 73 (5.58%) HTML CSS Developer
14 72 (5.50%) Software Developer
15 66 (5.05%) ASP.NET Developer
16 64 (4.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 58 (4.43%) Full Stack Developer
17 58 (4.43%) Node.js Developer
18 53 (4.05%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 672 (51.38%) HTML
2 619 (47.32%) CSS
3 428 (32.72%) HTML5
4 396 (30.28%) jQuery
5 351 (26.83%) AngularJS
6 342 (26.15%) .NET
7 320 (24.46%) CSS3
8 207 (15.83%) ASP.NET
9 176 (13.46%) Sass
10 148 (11.31%) Backbone.js
11 146 (11.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 136 (10.40%) Web Services
13 119 (9.10%) ASP.NET MVC
14 114 (8.72%) LESS
15 111 (8.49%) XML
16 104 (7.95%) JSON
16 104 (7.95%) React
16 104 (7.95%) REST
17 101 (7.72%) Ajax
18 95 (7.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 182 (13.91%) Computer Science
1 182 (13.91%) User Experience
2 94 (7.19%) Mobile App
3 86 (6.57%) Blog
4 56 (4.28%) Fintech
5 50 (3.82%) Visualisation
6 48 (3.67%) e-Learning
7 45 (3.44%) Management Information System
8 42 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
9 40 (3.06%) Mathematics
10 35 (2.68%) Algorithms
11 34 (2.60%) Data Structures
11 34 (2.60%) Learning Management System
12 33 (2.52%) VLE
13 20 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 18 (1.38%) Social Media
15 17 (1.30%) iPhone
16 16 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
16 16 (1.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 259 (19.80%) Linux
2 109 (8.33%) Android
2 109 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 83 (6.35%) Windows
4 74 (5.66%) Unix
5 56 (4.28%) CentOS
6 52 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (2.06%) Ubuntu
8 16 (1.22%) Windows Server
9 8 (0.61%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.46%) Fedora
12 5 (0.38%) Windows Phone
12 5 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.31%) Debian
13 4 (0.31%) Solaris
14 3 (0.23%) VMS
14 3 (0.23%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.23%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 715 (54.66%) Agile Software Development
2 380 (29.05%) TDD
3 290 (22.17%) Scrum
4 285 (21.79%) Software Engineering
5 266 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
6 237 (18.12%) MVC
7 205 (15.67%) OO
8 194 (14.83%) DevOps
8 194 (14.83%) Web Development
9 190 (14.53%) Open Source
10 180 (13.76%) BDD
11 178 (13.61%) Front End Development
12 147 (11.24%) E-Commerce
13 132 (10.09%) OOP
14 104 (7.95%) Analytics
15 98 (7.49%) Unit Testing
16 95 (7.26%) Responsive Web Design
17 77 (5.89%) Test Automation
18 76 (5.81%) Project Management
19 73 (5.58%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 855 (65.37%) JavaScript
2 346 (26.45%) C#
3 297 (22.71%) Java
4 282 (21.56%) PHP
5 263 (20.11%) SQL
6 199 (15.21%) Python
7 126 (9.63%) Ruby
8 79 (6.04%) C++
9 58 (4.43%) Objective-C
10 56 (4.28%) Perl
11 32 (2.45%) Apple Swift
12 30 (2.29%) TypeScript
13 28 (2.14%) C
13 28 (2.14%) Shell Script
14 23 (1.76%) PHP 5
15 22 (1.68%) PowerShell
16 21 (1.61%) Bash Shell
16 21 (1.61%) Clojure
17 19 (1.45%) CoffeeScript
18 17 (1.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 238 (18.20%) Degree
2 21 (1.61%) PhD
3 5 (0.38%) HP ASE
3 5 (0.38%) ISEB
3 5 (0.38%) ISTQB
3 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (0.38%) PMI Certification
3 5 (0.38%) PMP
4 4 (0.31%) CISSP
4 4 (0.31%) ISSAP
5 2 (0.15%) MCAD
5 2 (0.15%) MCPD
5 2 (0.15%) MCSA
5 2 (0.15%) MCSD
5 2 (0.15%) MCSE
5 2 (0.15%) MCTS
6 1 (0.076%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (5.28%) QA
2 7 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.38%) SNOMED CT
4 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.076%) COBIT
5 1 (0.076%) MiFID
5 1 (0.076%) SLA
System Software
1 144 (11.01%) Docker
2 31 (2.37%) Varnish
3 18 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.99%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.46%) VirtualBox
6 5 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.31%) iptables
7 4 (0.31%) LXC
7 4 (0.31%) OpenSSH
7 4 (0.31%) Sendmail
7 4 (0.31%) Squid
7 4 (0.31%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.23%) vSphere
9 2 (0.15%) HDFS
9 2 (0.15%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 2 (0.15%) Xen
10 1 (0.076%) KVM
10 1 (0.076%) Samba
Systems Management
1 128 (9.79%) Puppet
2 109 (8.33%) Ansible
2 109 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (1.61%) Mesos
4 20 (1.53%) Kubernetes
5 9 (0.69%) logstash
5 9 (0.69%) Salt
6 8 (0.61%) Nagios
6 8 (0.61%) Pingdom
7 7 (0.54%) yum
8 6 (0.46%) Capistrano
8 6 (0.46%) Graphite
9 5 (0.38%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 5 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.31%) systemd
11 3 (0.23%) Cobbler
11 3 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.15%) Kibana
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 2 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 111 (8.49%) Google
2 78 (5.96%) Microsoft
3 68 (5.20%) Adobe
4 53 (4.05%) Zend
5 37 (2.83%) Oracle
6 33 (2.52%) Twitter
7 24 (1.83%) Atlassian
8 21 (1.61%) MuleSoft
9 20 (1.53%) VMware
10 19 (1.45%) Cloudera
10 19 (1.45%) Coverity
10 19 (1.45%) Greenplum
10 19 (1.45%) Sonatype
10 19 (1.45%) Telerik
11 18 (1.38%) EPiServer
11 18 (1.38%) Hortonworks
11 18 (1.38%) IBM
11 18 (1.38%) Talend
12 17 (1.30%) Red Hat
13 16 (1.22%) New Relic
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Unlimited holiday & Share scheme
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Office for National Statistics
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nakama
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Metaskil
Salary: From £50,000 to £57,000 per annum upto £57k plus good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Durham, County Durham
NRG Group
Posted: 2 days ago
United Kingdom
J & C Associates Ltd
Salary: Flexible
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Bloomberg
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Betfect
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum depending on the experience / Stock option TBD
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Swishd Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000 - £44000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
glh Hotels Limited
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
DCM Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £34,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: circa35-45k+Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vivate Recruitment
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago