Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for npm skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited npm over the 6 months to 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

npm
England > North West
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 281 339 333
Rank change year-on-year +58 -6 +17
Permanent jobs citing npm 91 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.74% 0.15% 0.099%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.44% 1.11% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 85 19 10
North West median annual salary £42,000 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +9.38% -28.89%
10th Percentile £32,500 £24,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £55,750 £56,250 £50,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

npm 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 2,645 1,710 1,080
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.50% 13.83% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,258 1,469 890
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

npm
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for npm in the North West

npm
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for npm in the North West

npm
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing npm in the North West over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for npm in the North West

npm
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 npm within the North West region over the 6 months to 25 May 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 +61 59 £42,000 -6.67% 13
Merseyside +20 14 £44,000 +39.68% 1
Lancashire - 9 £36,250 - 1
Cheshire -34 7 £63,750 +165.63% 1
npm
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT jobs citing npm 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 npm.

1 76 (83.52%) JavaScript
2 71 (78.02%) HTML
3 69 (75.82%) CSS
4 62 (68.13%) AngularJS
5 61 (67.03%) Git (software)
6 52 (57.14%) gulp
7 49 (53.85%) Node.js
8 48 (52.75%) Grunt
9 47 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (50.55%) webpack
11 40 (43.96%) Sass
12 38 (41.76%) HTML5
13 36 (39.56%) React
14 35 (38.46%) Front End Development
15 32 (35.16%) User Experience
15 32 (35.16%) REST
16 29 (31.87%) CSS3
17 27 (29.67%) Vue (Vue.js)
18 24 (26.37%) MVC
18 24 (26.37%) Unit Testing
19 22 (24.18%) ES6
20 21 (23.08%) RESTful
20 21 (23.08%) Web Development
21 20 (21.98%) LESS
22 19 (20.88%) Docker
23 18 (19.78%) Capita
24 17 (18.68%) jQuery
25 16 (17.58%) DevOps
25 16 (17.58%) Express
25 16 (17.58%) Mocha

npm
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 13 (14.29%) CMS
2 5 (5.49%) JBoss
2 5 (5.49%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.40%) Drupal
4 3 (3.30%) Jetty
4 3 (3.30%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.30%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.10%) Confluence
5 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.10%) nginx
5 1 (1.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.10%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Magento
2 1 (1.10%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.10%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.49%) SaaS
2 5 (5.49%) Yarn
3 3 (3.30%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.30%) BrowserStack
3 3 (3.30%) OpenShift
3 3 (3.30%) Serverless
4 2 (2.20%) Trello
5 1 (1.10%) Firebase
5 1 (1.10%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) HTTP
2 3 (3.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) MongoDB
2 7 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.40%) MySQL
5 3 (3.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (3.30%) MariaDB
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.10%) Big Data
7 1 (1.10%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.10%) Redis
7 1 (1.10%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 61 (67.03%) Git (software)
2 52 (57.14%) gulp
3 48 (52.75%) Grunt
4 46 (50.55%) webpack
5 16 (17.58%) Mocha
6 11 (12.09%) Subversion
7 10 (10.99%) Jasmine
7 10 (10.99%) Vagrant
8 9 (9.89%) Karma Test Runner
9 8 (8.79%) Visual Studio
10 7 (7.69%) Babel
11 6 (6.59%) Jenkins
12 5 (5.49%) Selenium
13 4 (4.40%) Cucumber
13 4 (4.40%) Gradle
13 4 (4.40%) JIRA
14 3 (3.30%) Geb
14 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
15 2 (2.20%) Ant
15 2 (2.20%) Maven
General
1 12 (13.19%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Banking
3 4 (4.40%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.40%) Law
3 4 (4.40%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.10%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (81.32%) Developer
2 26 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 26 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
3 25 (27.47%) Senior Developer
4 21 (23.08%) Web Developer
5 12 (13.19%) JavaScript Engineer
6 10 (10.99%) Applications Developer
6 10 (10.99%) Senior Web Developer
7 9 (9.89%) HTML CSS Developer
7 9 (9.89%) HTML Developer
7 9 (9.89%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 8 (8.79%) Senior Applications Developer
8 8 (8.79%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 8 (8.79%) Senior Web Applications Developer
8 8 (8.79%) Web Applications Developer
9 6 (6.59%) Angular Developer
9 6 (6.59%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (5.49%) UI Developer
11 4 (4.40%) Junior Developer
11 4 (4.40%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (78.02%) HTML
2 69 (75.82%) CSS
3 62 (68.13%) AngularJS
4 49 (53.85%) Node.js
5 40 (43.96%) Sass
6 38 (41.76%) HTML5
7 36 (39.56%) React
8 32 (35.16%) REST
9 29 (31.87%) CSS3
10 27 (29.67%) Vue (Vue.js)
11 21 (23.08%) RESTful
12 20 (21.98%) LESS
13 17 (18.68%) jQuery
14 16 (17.58%) Express
15 14 (15.38%) Redux
16 12 (13.19%) .NET
16 12 (13.19%) Ember.js
16 12 (13.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 9 (9.89%) Ajax
17 9 (9.89%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 32 (35.16%) User Experience
2 12 (13.19%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (10.99%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.49%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.30%) Online Banking
6 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.20%) Xbox
7 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.10%) Fintech
7 1 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.10%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.99%) Linux
2 2 (2.20%) Android
3 1 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (38.46%) Front End Development
3 24 (26.37%) MVC
3 24 (26.37%) Unit Testing
4 21 (23.08%) Web Development
5 16 (17.58%) DevOps
6 14 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 13 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 12 (13.19%) E-Commerce
9 11 (12.09%) SEO
10 10 (10.99%) SDLC
11 9 (9.89%) TDD
12 7 (7.69%) BDD
13 6 (6.59%) Microservices
13 6 (6.59%) OO
14 5 (5.49%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
14 5 (5.49%) Dashboard Development
14 5 (5.49%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (83.52%) JavaScript
2 22 (24.18%) ES6
3 13 (14.29%) SQL
4 10 (10.99%) PHP
5 9 (9.89%) C#
5 9 (9.89%) Java
6 8 (8.79%) TypeScript
7 5 (5.49%) C++
8 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.20%) C
8 2 (2.20%) Groovy
8 2 (2.20%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.20%) Python
8 2 (2.20%) R
8 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.10%) ES7
9 1 (1.10%) ES8
9 1 (1.10%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.10%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 9 (9.89%) Computer Science Degree
1 9 (9.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.89%) QA
System Software
1 19 (20.88%) Docker
2 2 (2.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.40%) Puppet
3 3 (3.30%) Ansible
3 3 (3.30%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (19.78%) Capita
2 8 (8.79%) Adobe
3 7 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.40%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 3 (3.30%) Splunk
6 2 (2.20%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (2.20%) Google
6 2 (2.20%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.20%) Zend
7 1 (1.10%) Atlassian