The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for Grunt skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Grunt over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Grunt
North West / Merseyside
Rank 61 54 58
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Grunt 1 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.18% 1.64% 0.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.28% 7.92% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 1
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +87.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% -11.11%  

Grunt is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 78 101 53
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 13.76% 20.65% 10.88%
Number of salaries quoted 74 86 39
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Grunt
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing Grunt as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Grunt in Merseyside

Grunt
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Grunt in Merseyside.

Salary trend for Grunt in Merseyside

Grunt
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Grunt also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Grunt.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Magento
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) gulp
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

Grunt
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Magento
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) gulp
2 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (50.00%) Junior
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (50.00%) Magento Developer
2 1 (50.00%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL