Period
to 24 November 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitHub
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 290 326
Rank change year-on-year +56 +36 +20
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 151 71 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.14% 0.57% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.53% 5.01% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 106 56 36
North West median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.57% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £20,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,375 £53,125
England median annual salary £52,500 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% +8.00% -

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 2312 1417 1034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.45% 11.35% 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1942 1210 887
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

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 November 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 November 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 +50 107 £42,500 +10.39% 7
Merseyside +40 27 £37,500 +31.58% 2
Cheshire -27 13 £34,500 -1.43% 3
Lancashire +1 4 £28,500 +29.55% 2
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 82 (54.30%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (49.67%) Jenkins
3 70 (46.36%) JavaScript
4 69 (45.70%) Linux
5 63 (41.72%) HTML
6 61 (40.40%) CSS
7 52 (34.44%) PHP
8 50 (33.11%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (32.45%) TDD
10 48 (31.79%) Java
10 48 (31.79%) MySQL
11 47 (31.13%) Puppet
12 43 (28.48%) Selenium
13 42 (27.81%) Amazon AWS
14 41 (27.15%) AngularJS
15 40 (26.49%) jQuery
16 38 (25.17%) C#
16 38 (25.17%) DevOps
17 36 (23.84%) Bitbucket
17 36 (23.84%) JIRA
18 35 (23.18%) Test Automation
19 34 (22.52%) HTML5
20 32 (21.19%) SDLC
21 31 (20.53%) Docker
21 31 (20.53%) Git (software)
22 30 (19.87%) Web Development
22 30 (19.87%) BDD
23 29 (19.21%) Mentoring
24 28 (18.54%) Opscode Chef
24 28 (18.54%) Software Engineering

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 (12.58%) Apache Solr
1 19 (12.58%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (10.60%) Apache
3 12 (7.95%) WordPress
4 10 (6.62%) CMS
5 7 (4.64%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (4.64%) Umbraco
6 6 (3.97%) Confluence
6 6 (3.97%) EPiServer
7 5 (3.31%) Apache Spark
8 4 (2.65%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.99%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.99%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.32%) Drupal
10 2 (1.32%) nginx
11 1 (0.66%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.66%) DNN
11 1 (0.66%) IIS
11 1 (0.66%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 14 (9.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 42 (27.81%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (15.89%) AWS CloudFormation
3 23 (15.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (13.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 19 (12.58%) Google App Engine
5 19 (12.58%) Google Cloud Platform
6 17 (11.26%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (3.97%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (3.97%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (1.99%) CloudFront
8 3 (1.99%) Route 53
8 3 (1.99%) SaaS
8 3 (1.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (1.32%) IaaS
10 1 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.66%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.66%) Firebase
10 1 (0.66%) Google Play
10 1 (0.66%) iTunes
10 1 (0.66%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.65%) HTTP
2 1 (0.66%) SMS
2 1 (0.66%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (31.79%) MySQL
2 28 (18.54%) SQL Server
3 26 (17.22%) Big Data
4 21 (13.91%) Hadoop
5 11 (7.28%) NoSQL
6 9 (5.96%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.65%) CouchDB
8 3 (1.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.99%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.32%) Apache Accumulo
9 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.66%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.66%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.66%) Redis
10 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 75 (49.67%) Jenkins
2 43 (28.48%) Selenium
3 36 (23.84%) Bitbucket
3 36 (23.84%) JIRA
4 31 (20.53%) Git (software)
5 27 (17.88%) Cucumber
5 27 (17.88%) WebDriver
6 23 (15.23%) Vagrant
7 20 (13.25%) PHPUnit
8 19 (12.58%) Codeception
9 12 (7.95%) Maven
10 10 (6.62%) JUnit
11 9 (5.96%) SonarQube
12 8 (5.30%) gulp
13 7 (4.64%) Gradle
13 7 (4.64%) Xdebug
14 6 (3.97%) Ant
14 6 (3.97%) Apache Ivy
14 6 (3.97%) TeamCity
15 4 (2.65%) Grunt
General
1 25 (16.56%) Retail
2 15 (9.93%) Manufacturing
3 11 (7.28%) Marketing
4 5 (3.31%) Advertising
5 4 (2.65%) Games
6 3 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.32%) Finance
8 1 (0.66%) Back Office
8 1 (0.66%) Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Law
Job Titles
1 78 (51.66%) Developer
2 34 (22.52%) PHP Developer
3 27 (17.88%) Automation Tester
3 27 (17.88%) Tester
4 23 (15.23%) Senior Automation Tester
4 23 (15.23%) Senior Tester
4 23 (15.23%) Web Developer
5 20 (13.25%) Senior Developer
5 20 (13.25%) Senior PHP Developer
6 18 (11.92%) HTML Developer
7 15 (9.93%) HTML CSS Developer
8 13 (8.61%) PHP Web Developer
9 12 (7.95%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (5.96%) Junior
11 8 (5.30%) Junior Developer
12 7 (4.64%) Architect
12 7 (4.64%) Java Engineer
12 7 (4.64%) Senior PHP Web Developer
12 7 (4.64%) Senior Web Developer
12 7 (4.64%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (41.72%) HTML
2 61 (40.40%) CSS
3 41 (27.15%) AngularJS
4 40 (26.49%) jQuery
5 34 (22.52%) HTML5
6 27 (17.88%) Gherkin
7 26 (17.22%) Sass
8 22 (14.57%) Hibernate
9 21 (13.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 19 (12.58%) Ext JS
11 15 (9.93%) .NET
12 14 (9.27%) Web Services
13 13 (8.61%) CSS3
14 9 (5.96%) XML
15 8 (5.30%) JSON
15 8 (5.30%) Laravel
16 7 (4.64%) RESTful
16 7 (4.64%) Spring
17 6 (3.97%) ASP.NET
17 6 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.92%) Life Science
2 13 (8.61%) User Experience
3 8 (5.30%) Blog
4 7 (4.64%) Replication
5 5 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.65%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.99%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.99%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.32%) iPad
9 1 (0.66%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.66%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.66%) FMCG
9 1 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.66%) Social Media
9 1 (0.66%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 69 (45.70%) Linux
2 25 (16.56%) Windows
3 20 (13.25%) Unix
4 9 (5.96%) Ubuntu
5 8 (5.30%) Android
5 8 (5.30%) Apple iOS
5 8 (5.30%) CentOS
6 7 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.65%) Mac OS
7 4 (2.65%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (54.30%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (33.11%) Continuous Integration
3 49 (32.45%) TDD
4 38 (25.17%) DevOps
5 35 (23.18%) Test Automation
6 32 (21.19%) SDLC
7 30 (19.87%) BDD
7 30 (19.87%) Web Development
8 29 (19.21%) Mentoring
9 28 (18.54%) Configuration Management
9 28 (18.54%) Software Engineering
10 27 (17.88%) Test Scripting
11 24 (15.89%) OO
12 23 (15.23%) Collaborative Working
12 23 (15.23%) E-Commerce
12 23 (15.23%) System Integration Testing
13 21 (13.91%) Requirements Management
14 20 (13.25%) OO PHP
15 19 (12.58%) Analytics
15 19 (12.58%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 70 (46.36%) JavaScript
2 52 (34.44%) PHP
3 48 (31.79%) Java
4 38 (25.17%) C#
5 26 (17.22%) SQL
6 10 (6.62%) Bash Shell
7 6 (3.97%) C
8 4 (2.65%) Python
9 2 (1.32%) C++
9 2 (1.32%) GraphQL
9 2 (1.32%) Perl
9 2 (1.32%) Ruby
9 2 (1.32%) Scala
10 1 (0.66%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.66%) ES6
10 1 (0.66%) Go
10 1 (0.66%) Groovy
10 1 (0.66%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.66%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (3.97%) Degree
2 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.95%) GCP
2 3 (1.99%) QA
3 1 (0.66%) WAI
System Software
1 31 (20.53%) Docker
2 4 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (2.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 47 (31.13%) Puppet
2 28 (18.54%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (13.91%) ZABBIX
4 20 (13.25%) Kubernetes
5 19 (12.58%) Capistrano
6 12 (7.95%) Ambari
7 3 (1.99%) Ansible
8 2 (1.32%) Salt
9 1 (0.66%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (10.60%) Google
2 12 (7.95%) Hortonworks
2 12 (7.95%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.30%) Sitecore
4 7 (4.64%) Percona
5 5 (3.31%) Zend
6 4 (2.65%) MuleSoft
6 4 (2.65%) VMware
7 1 (0.66%) Apple
7 1 (0.66%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.66%) CA
7 1 (0.66%) IBM
7 1 (0.66%) Talend