Period
to 17 February 2018

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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitHub
England > North West
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 266 305
Rank change year-on-year +20 +39 +52
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 131 94 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.03% 0.76% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.40% 6.11% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80 70 41
North West median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% - +32.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £58,875 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -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 2,426 1,538 1,046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.01% 12.43% 8.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,056 1,308 881
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £64,825 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +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 17 February 2018.

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 17 February 2018. 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 +1 73 £42,500 -8.11% 18
Cheshire -20 29 £36,750 -0.68% 7
Merseyside +31 23 £37,000 +5.71% 3
Lancashire +14 6 £28,500 - 3
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT jobs citing GitHub also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 85 (64.89%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (45.80%) HTML
3 59 (45.04%) JavaScript
3 59 (45.04%) CSS
4 58 (44.27%) Linux
5 52 (39.69%) Amazon AWS
6 49 (37.40%) Test Automation
7 48 (36.64%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (36.64%) Jenkins
8 46 (35.11%) PHP
8 46 (35.11%) SQL
9 43 (32.82%) MySQL
10 42 (32.06%) SQL Server
11 38 (29.01%) Collaborative Working
12 37 (28.24%) Java
12 37 (28.24%) TDD
12 37 (28.24%) Git (software)
13 36 (27.48%) jQuery
14 34 (25.95%) Selenium
15 33 (25.19%) Bitbucket
15 33 (25.19%) JIRA
15 33 (25.19%) Web Services
16 31 (23.66%) DevOps
17 30 (22.90%) MVC
18 27 (20.61%) Big Data
19 26 (19.85%) BDD
19 26 (19.85%) Puppet
19 26 (19.85%) C#
20 25 (19.08%) Windows
21 24 (18.32%) Laravel

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 14 (10.69%) Apache
2 9 (6.87%) WordPress
3 5 (3.82%) Apache Solr
3 5 (3.82%) CMS
4 4 (3.05%) Confluence
4 4 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.29%) nginx
5 3 (2.29%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.53%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.53%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.76%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.76%) IIS
7 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) HipChat
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (5.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 52 (39.69%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (16.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 21 (16.03%) AWS CloudFormation
2 21 (16.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (12.21%) DigitalOcean
4 6 (4.58%) SaaS
5 5 (3.82%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (3.05%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (3.05%) Google App Engine
6 4 (3.05%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (3.05%) IaaS
6 4 (3.05%) Route 53
7 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.76%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.76%) Firebase
7 1 (0.76%) Google Play
7 1 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) iTunes
7 1 (0.76%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.05%) HTTP
1 4 (3.05%) SMS
2 1 (0.76%) Internet
2 1 (0.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (32.82%) MySQL
2 42 (32.06%) SQL Server
3 27 (20.61%) Big Data
4 21 (16.03%) Hadoop
5 19 (14.50%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.05%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.76%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.76%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.76%) Redis
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 48 (36.64%) Jenkins
2 37 (28.24%) Git (software)
3 34 (25.95%) Selenium
4 33 (25.19%) Bitbucket
4 33 (25.19%) JIRA
5 21 (16.03%) Cucumber
6 20 (15.27%) PHPUnit
7 18 (13.74%) WebDriver
8 13 (9.92%) JUnit
9 12 (9.16%) Maven
10 10 (7.63%) Gradle
11 9 (6.87%) SonarQube
12 8 (6.11%) gulp
13 6 (4.58%) Ant
13 6 (4.58%) Apache Ivy
14 4 (3.05%) GitLab
14 4 (3.05%) Grunt
14 4 (3.05%) SpecFlow
14 4 (3.05%) Vagrant
14 4 (3.05%) Xdebug
General
1 15 (11.45%) Manufacturing
2 10 (7.63%) Marketing
3 8 (6.11%) Retail
4 5 (3.82%) Advertising
5 3 (2.29%) Finance
5 3 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.53%) Automotive
7 1 (0.76%) Back Office
7 1 (0.76%) Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Games
7 1 (0.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 72 (54.96%) Developer
2 36 (27.48%) PHP Developer
3 19 (14.50%) Automation Tester
3 19 (14.50%) Tester
4 16 (12.21%) MongoDB Developer
4 16 (12.21%) MySQL Developer
4 16 (12.21%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 15 (11.45%) Senior Automation Tester
5 15 (11.45%) Senior Tester
5 15 (11.45%) Web Developer
6 12 (9.16%) Senior Developer
6 12 (9.16%) Software Developer
7 11 (8.40%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
8 10 (7.63%) HTML Developer
9 8 (6.11%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (6.11%) Junior
10 7 (5.34%) Analyst
10 7 (5.34%) HTML CSS Developer
10 7 (5.34%) Junior Developer
10 7 (5.34%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (45.80%) HTML
2 59 (45.04%) CSS
3 36 (27.48%) jQuery
4 33 (25.19%) Web Services
5 24 (18.32%) Laravel
6 22 (16.79%) AngularJS
6 22 (16.79%) Hibernate
6 22 (16.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 19 (14.50%) RabbitMQ
8 18 (13.74%) Gherkin
8 18 (13.74%) REST
9 16 (12.21%) HTML5
10 11 (8.40%) CSS3
10 11 (8.40%) Sass
11 9 (6.87%) .NET
12 7 (5.34%) Node.js
12 7 (5.34%) RESTful
13 6 (4.58%) XML
14 5 (3.82%) SOAP
14 5 (3.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.74%) Life Science
1 18 (13.74%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (7.63%) User Experience
3 9 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.05%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.05%) Replication
5 3 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.53%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.53%) Fintech
7 1 (0.76%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.76%) Blog
7 1 (0.76%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.76%) FMCG
7 1 (0.76%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 58 (44.27%) Linux
2 25 (19.08%) Windows
3 22 (16.79%) Unix
4 9 (6.87%) Ubuntu
5 6 (4.58%) CentOS
6 4 (3.05%) Android
6 4 (3.05%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.53%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.53%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (64.89%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (37.40%) Test Automation
3 48 (36.64%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (29.01%) Collaborative Working
5 37 (28.24%) TDD
6 31 (23.66%) DevOps
7 30 (22.90%) MVC
8 26 (19.85%) BDD
9 23 (17.56%) SDLC
10 22 (16.79%) OO
11 21 (16.03%) Requirements Management
11 21 (16.03%) Test Scripting
12 19 (14.50%) Configuration Management
13 18 (13.74%) Analytics
13 18 (13.74%) Web Development
14 17 (12.98%) Process Improvement
15 16 (12.21%) Dependency Injection
16 15 (11.45%) System Integration Testing
17 13 (9.92%) Mentoring
17 13 (9.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 59 (45.04%) JavaScript
2 46 (35.11%) PHP
2 46 (35.11%) SQL
3 37 (28.24%) Java
4 26 (19.85%) C#
5 5 (3.82%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.82%) GraphQL
5 5 (3.82%) Python
6 3 (2.29%) R
7 2 (1.53%) Go
7 2 (1.53%) Perl
8 1 (0.76%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.76%) C++
8 1 (0.76%) ES6
8 1 (0.76%) Kotlin
8 1 (0.76%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.76%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.58%) QA
System Software
1 13 (9.92%) Docker
2 2 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (19.85%) Puppet
2 22 (16.79%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (16.03%) ZABBIX
4 12 (9.16%) Ambari
5 8 (6.11%) Simian Army
6 5 (3.82%) Kubernetes
7 4 (3.05%) Capistrano
8 3 (2.29%) Terraform
9 1 (0.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (12.21%) New Relic
2 12 (9.16%) Google
2 12 (9.16%) Hortonworks
3 6 (4.58%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.05%) MuleSoft
4 4 (3.05%) Percona
5 3 (2.29%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.53%) VMware
6 2 (1.53%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.76%) Apple
7 1 (0.76%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.76%) CA
7 1 (0.76%) Capita
7 1 (0.76%) IBM
7 1 (0.76%) Talend