The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Grunt
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 205 211
Rank change year-on-year -23 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Grunt 44 31 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.64% 0.56% 0.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.97% 2.94% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 37 24 39
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1482 1056 1233
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.54% 19.06% 19.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1234 930 1054
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

Grunt
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Grunt
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Grunt in the North West

Grunt
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Grunt in the North West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Grunt in the North West

Grunt
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 Grunt within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -19 36 £40,000 - 6
Cheshire -25 6 £32,500 +18.18%
Merseyside -11 2 £36,250 +11.53%
Grunt
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Grunt.

1 76 (95.00%) CSS
2 70 (87.50%) HTML
3 65 (81.25%) JavaScript
4 61 (76.25%) gulp
5 57 (71.25%) jQuery
6 54 (67.50%) Sass
7 53 (66.25%) HTML5
8 48 (60.00%) Front End Development
9 44 (55.00%) AngularJS
10 39 (48.75%) Git (software)
11 34 (42.50%) CSS3
11 34 (42.50%) React
12 32 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (38.75%) PHP
14 24 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 22 (27.50%) WordPress
16 21 (26.25%) Backbone.js
16 21 (26.25%) OO
17 20 (25.00%) Web Development
17 20 (25.00%) LESS
18 19 (23.75%) User Experience
19 18 (22.50%) Angular 2
20 16 (20.00%) MySQL
21 14 (17.50%) E-Commerce
21 14 (17.50%) MVC
21 14 (17.50%) LAMP
21 14 (17.50%) Scrum
21 14 (17.50%) Drupal
21 14 (17.50%) Node.js
21 14 (17.50%) KnockoutJS

Grunt
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 22 (27.50%) WordPress
2 14 (17.50%) Drupal
3 7 (8.75%) CMS
4 4 (5.00%) EPiServer
4 4 (5.00%) Umbraco
5 3 (3.75%) ExpressionEngine
5 3 (3.75%) IIS
5 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.75%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (2.50%) Apache
6 2 (2.50%) NServiceBus
7 1 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.25%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 11 (13.75%) Photoshop
2 9 (11.25%) InVision
Business Applications
1 11 (13.75%) Magento
2 2 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.25%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) GitHub
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.00%) MySQL
2 7 (8.75%) Big Data
3 4 (5.00%) Redis
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 61 (76.25%) gulp
2 39 (48.75%) Git (software)
3 9 (11.25%) Axure RP
4 8 (10.00%) Jasmine
5 4 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 4 (5.00%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (5.00%) NuGet
6 3 (3.75%) Bitbucket
6 3 (3.75%) GitLab
6 3 (3.75%) QUnit
6 3 (3.75%) Subversion
7 2 (2.50%) JIRA
7 2 (2.50%) PhpStorm
7 2 (2.50%) webpack
8 1 (1.25%) Babel
8 1 (1.25%) Broccoli
8 1 (1.25%) CasperJS
8 1 (1.25%) Selenium
8 1 (1.25%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (6.25%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Marketing
3 3 (3.75%) Games
4 2 (2.50%) Electronics
4 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.25%) Advertising
5 1 (1.25%) Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (98.75%) Developer
2 33 (41.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 26 (32.50%) Senior Developer
4 19 (23.75%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (15.00%) Drupal Developer
6 9 (11.25%) Lead Developer
6 9 (11.25%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 8 (10.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 7 (8.75%) Angular Developer
8 7 (8.75%) HTML CSS Developer
8 7 (8.75%) HTML Developer
8 7 (8.75%) UI Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Magento Developer
9 5 (6.25%) PHP Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Senior UI Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Web Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Senior Magento Developer
11 2 (2.50%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (2.50%) Full Stack Developer
11 2 (2.50%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (95.00%) CSS
2 70 (87.50%) HTML
3 57 (71.25%) jQuery
4 54 (67.50%) Sass
5 53 (66.25%) HTML5
6 44 (55.00%) AngularJS
7 34 (42.50%) CSS3
7 34 (42.50%) React
8 24 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 21 (26.25%) Backbone.js
10 20 (25.00%) LESS
11 18 (22.50%) Angular 2
12 14 (17.50%) KnockoutJS
12 14 (17.50%) LAMP
12 14 (17.50%) Node.js
13 12 (15.00%) JSON
14 11 (13.75%) Ember.js
15 10 (12.50%) RESTful
16 9 (11.25%) Express
16 9 (11.25%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.75%) User Experience
2 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.50%) iPad
4 2 (2.50%) W3C
5 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) Linux
2 3 (3.75%) Windows
3 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (60.00%) Front End Development
2 32 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (26.25%) OO
4 20 (25.00%) Web Development
5 14 (17.50%) E-Commerce
5 14 (17.50%) MVC
5 14 (17.50%) Scrum
6 12 (15.00%) TDD
7 10 (12.50%) OOP
8 8 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 8 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 7 (8.75%) Test Automation
10 6 (7.50%) Performance Optimisation
10 6 (7.50%) SOLID
11 5 (6.25%) Kanban
12 4 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (5.00%) Mentoring
12 4 (5.00%) Workflow
13 3 (3.75%) Coaching
13 3 (3.75%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 65 (81.25%) JavaScript
2 31 (38.75%) PHP
3 6 (7.50%) C#
4 4 (5.00%) SQL
5 3 (3.75%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.50%) Erlang
7 1 (1.25%) Java
7 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.25%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Plesk
2 1 (1.25%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 10 (12.50%) Adobe
2 6 (7.50%) Sitecore
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.50%) SAP
4 2 (2.50%) Zend
5 1 (1.25%) Google
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