Period
to 24 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for GitHub skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GitHub over the 6 months to 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitHub
England > North West
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 290 316
Rank change year-on-year +79 +26 +27
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 161 64 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.24% 0.54% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.53% 5.26% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 128 46 45
North West median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £19,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £61,250 £51,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

GitHub is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2137 1217 1021
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.50% 10.26% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1798 1021 873
North West median annual salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.88% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% +7.37% -

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing GitHub as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for GitHub in the North West

GitHub
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for GitHub in the North West

GitHub
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GitHub in the North West over the 6 months to 24 September 2017.

Salary histogram for GitHub in the North West

GitHub
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 September 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +60 122 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Merseyside +25 26 £40,500 +55.77%
Cheshire -24 11 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Lancashire -4 4 £37,500 +70.45%
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, IT jobs citing GitHub 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 North West region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 94 (58.39%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (47.20%) Jenkins
3 70 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 67 (41.61%) Linux
5 61 (37.89%) HTML
6 57 (35.40%) CSS
7 53 (32.92%) TDD
7 53 (32.92%) Continuous Integration
8 51 (31.68%) MySQL
9 49 (30.43%) Java
9 49 (30.43%) PHP
9 49 (30.43%) Puppet
10 48 (29.81%) jQuery
10 48 (29.81%) C#
11 46 (28.57%) DevOps
12 42 (26.09%) Selenium
13 40 (24.84%) Git (software)
14 38 (23.60%) AngularJS
15 37 (22.98%) Web Development
16 36 (22.36%) Test Automation
16 36 (22.36%) Software Engineering
17 35 (21.74%) SQL Server
17 35 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
18 33 (20.50%) OO
18 33 (20.50%) SDLC
19 31 (19.25%) Mentoring
19 31 (19.25%) Docker
19 31 (19.25%) SQL
20 30 (18.63%) .NET
20 30 (18.63%) HTML5

GitHub
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 19 (11.80%) Apache Solr
1 19 (11.80%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (9.32%) Apache
2 15 (9.32%) CMS
3 11 (6.83%) WordPress
4 10 (6.21%) Sitecore CMS
4 10 (6.21%) Umbraco
5 9 (5.59%) EPiServer
6 8 (4.97%) Apache Spark
7 7 (4.35%) Confluence
7 7 (4.35%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.48%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.86%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.24%) Drupal
11 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.62%) DNN
11 1 (0.62%) IIS
11 1 (0.62%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 18 (11.18%) Magento
2 3 (1.86%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 35 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (14.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (12.42%) AWS CloudFormation
4 19 (11.80%) Google App Engine
4 19 (11.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 17 (10.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 16 (9.94%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (3.73%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (3.73%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (1.86%) CloudFront
8 3 (1.86%) Route 53
8 3 (1.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.62%) SaaS
9 1 (0.62%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (31.68%) MySQL
2 35 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 21 (13.04%) Big Data
4 17 (10.56%) Hadoop
5 16 (9.94%) NoSQL
6 10 (6.21%) MongoDB
7 7 (4.35%) CouchDB
7 7 (4.35%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.86%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.86%) Apache Accumulo
10 1 (0.62%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 76 (47.20%) Jenkins
2 42 (26.09%) Selenium
3 40 (24.84%) Git (software)
4 28 (17.39%) Bitbucket
4 28 (17.39%) JIRA
5 27 (16.77%) Cucumber
5 27 (16.77%) WebDriver
6 26 (16.15%) Vagrant
7 20 (12.42%) PHPUnit
8 19 (11.80%) Codeception
9 9 (5.59%) TeamCity
10 8 (4.97%) JUnit
10 8 (4.97%) Maven
10 8 (4.97%) SonarQube
11 7 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (4.35%) Xdebug
12 6 (3.73%) Visual Studio
13 5 (3.11%) Gradle
13 5 (3.11%) gulp
13 5 (3.11%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 18 (11.18%) Retail
2 12 (7.45%) Manufacturing
2 12 (7.45%) Marketing
3 8 (4.97%) Games
4 3 (1.86%) Advertising
5 1 (0.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 82 (50.93%) Developer
2 27 (16.77%) Automation Tester
2 27 (16.77%) PHP Developer
2 27 (16.77%) Tester
3 23 (14.29%) Senior Automation Tester
3 23 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 23 (14.29%) Senior Tester
3 23 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 18 (11.18%) Senior PHP Developer
5 15 (9.32%) HTML Developer
6 14 (8.70%) .NET Developer
7 13 (8.07%) PHP Web Developer
8 12 (7.45%) HTML CSS Developer
8 12 (7.45%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (6.83%) Software Engineer
10 9 (5.59%) Junior
10 9 (5.59%) Software Developer
11 8 (4.97%) Junior Developer
11 8 (4.97%) Magento Developer
12 7 (4.35%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (37.89%) HTML
2 57 (35.40%) CSS
3 48 (29.81%) jQuery
4 38 (23.60%) AngularJS
5 30 (18.63%) .NET
5 30 (18.63%) HTML5
6 27 (16.77%) Gherkin
7 22 (13.66%) Sass
8 19 (11.80%) Ext JS
8 19 (11.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 17 (10.56%) Hibernate
10 14 (8.70%) Web Services
11 11 (6.83%) JSON
12 10 (6.21%) ASP.NET
13 9 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (5.59%) CSS3
13 9 (5.59%) RESTful
14 8 (4.97%) React
14 8 (4.97%) XML
15 6 (3.73%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.70%) User Experience
2 12 (7.45%) Life Science
3 9 (5.59%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.35%) Blog
4 7 (4.35%) Replication
5 6 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.73%) N-Tier
6 5 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.48%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.24%) iPad
9 1 (0.62%) FMCG
9 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.62%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 67 (41.61%) Linux
2 23 (14.29%) Windows
3 22 (13.66%) Unix
4 9 (5.59%) Ubuntu
5 8 (4.97%) CentOS
6 7 (4.35%) Android
6 7 (4.35%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.48%) Mac OS
7 4 (2.48%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (58.39%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (32.92%) Continuous Integration
2 53 (32.92%) TDD
3 46 (28.57%) DevOps
4 37 (22.98%) Web Development
5 36 (22.36%) Software Engineering
5 36 (22.36%) Test Automation
6 33 (20.50%) OO
6 33 (20.50%) SDLC
7 31 (19.25%) Mentoring
8 29 (18.01%) Configuration Management
8 29 (18.01%) Scrum
9 27 (16.77%) BDD
9 27 (16.77%) Test Scripting
10 25 (15.53%) E-Commerce
11 23 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
12 20 (12.42%) Analytics
12 20 (12.42%) MVC
13 17 (10.56%) OO PHP
13 17 (10.56%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 49 (30.43%) Java
2 49 (30.43%) PHP
3 48 (29.81%) C#
4 31 (19.25%) SQL
5 14 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 9 (5.59%) C
7 6 (3.73%) C++
7 6 (3.73%) Python
7 6 (3.73%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.11%) Perl
8 5 (3.11%) Ruby
9 3 (1.86%) PHP 4
9 3 (1.86%) PHP 5
9 3 (1.86%) Scala
10 2 (1.24%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.62%) Erlang
11 1 (0.62%) ES6
11 1 (0.62%) Go
11 1 (0.62%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 16 (9.94%) Degree
2 5 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.86%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.45%) GCP
2 3 (1.86%) QA
3 1 (0.62%) WAI
System Software
1 31 (19.25%) Docker
2 4 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (2.48%) vSphere
3 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 49 (30.43%) Puppet
2 28 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (11.80%) Capistrano
3 19 (11.80%) Kubernetes
4 17 (10.56%) ZABBIX
5 9 (5.59%) Ambari
6 4 (2.48%) Ansible
7 2 (1.24%) Salt
8 1 (0.62%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (11.80%) Google
2 17 (10.56%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.83%) Sitecore
4 9 (5.59%) Hortonworks
5 8 (4.97%) Zend
6 7 (4.35%) Percona
7 6 (3.73%) IBM
8 5 (3.11%) VMware
9 3 (1.86%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.62%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.62%) CA
10 1 (0.62%) Talend
10 1 (0.62%) Xamarin