The table below looks at the statistics for GitHub skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 199 197 202
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 17 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.062% 0.021%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.30% 3.00% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 1
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
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 West Midlands region.

Cloud Services Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
233 100 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.35% 2.06% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 206 80 79
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £30,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +10.46%

GitHub
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

GitHub Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

GitHub
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

GitHub Salary Trend in the West Midlands

GitHub
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GitHub across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

GitHub Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

GitHub
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the West Midlands region 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
Warwickshire +6 15 £40,000 +14.28%
Coventry - 2 £32,500 -
GitHub
England

GitHub
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 31 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 23 (74.19%) SQL Server
2 23 (74.19%) AngularJS
3 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (64.52%) C#
5 16 (51.61%) MVC
6 15 (48.39%) HTML
6 15 (48.39%) SQL
6 15 (48.39%) User Experience
7 12 (38.71%) .NET
8 11 (35.48%) CSS
8 11 (35.48%) QA
8 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (32.26%) PHP
9 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
9 10 (32.26%) .NET Framework
10 9 (29.03%) jQuery
10 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
11 8 (25.81%) Google
11 8 (25.81%) Refactoring
11 8 (25.81%) Node.js
11 8 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (22.58%) Automotive
12 7 (22.58%) Ruby
12 7 (22.58%) Ajax
12 7 (22.58%) Product Management
13 6 (19.35%) Ruby on Rails
13 6 (19.35%) HTML5
14 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
14 5 (16.13%) VB

GitHub
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 8 (25.81%) Node.js
2 5 (16.13%) Drupal
2 5 (16.13%) WordPress
3 4 (12.90%) CMS
3 4 (12.90%) Joomla!
4 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (6.45%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (74.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.90%) Mercurial
2 4 (12.90%) Subversion
3 3 (9.68%) JIRA
4 2 (6.45%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
General
1 7 (22.58%) Automotive
2 5 (16.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) C# Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Web Developer
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Web Programmer
5 4 (12.90%) ScrumMaster
5 4 (12.90%) Programmer
6 2 (6.45%) Junior
6 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Junior Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Junior Web Developer
6 2 (6.45%) PHP Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior PHP Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (74.19%) AngularJS
2 15 (48.39%) HTML
3 12 (38.71%) .NET
4 11 (35.48%) CSS
5 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
5 10 (32.26%) .NET Framework
6 9 (29.03%) jQuery
7 7 (22.58%) Ajax
8 6 (19.35%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (19.35%) HTML5
9 5 (16.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (16.13%) RESTful
9 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (16.13%) LESS
9 5 (16.13%) JSON
9 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (12.90%) LAMP
10 4 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (12.90%) CSS3
11 2 (6.45%) ExpressJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) User Experience
2 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (16.13%) New Media
4 2 (6.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (51.61%) MVC
3 8 (25.81%) Refactoring
3 8 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (22.58%) Product Management
5 5 (16.13%) Web Application Development
5 5 (16.13%) CRM
5 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
5 5 (16.13%) Web Development
6 4 (12.90%) Line Management
6 4 (12.90%) Scrum
7 3 (9.68%) TDD
8 2 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (3.23%) Functional Programming
9 1 (3.23%) Software Architecture
9 1 (3.23%) BDD
9 1 (3.23%) OOP
9 1 (3.23%) OO
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (64.52%) C#
3 15 (48.39%) SQL
4 10 (32.26%) PHP
5 7 (22.58%) Ruby
6 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
6 5 (16.13%) VB
6 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.23%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (35.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Google
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) Twitter
4 2 (6.45%) Adobe
5 1 (3.23%) Atlassian