Period
to 12 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitHub
England > West Midlands
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 119 222 260
Rank change year-on-year +103 +38 -47
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 58 53 47
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.77% 0.69% 0.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.18% 2.51% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 33 51 52
Median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +27.78% +25.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £29,675
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +4.76%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,120 2,111 1,846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 34.26% 27.44% 20.28%
Number of salaries quoted 883 1,719 1,464
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £25,575
90th Percentile £72,250 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +1.85% +8.00%

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing GitHub as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for GitHub in the West Midlands

GitHub
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GitHub in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for GitHub in the West Midlands

GitHub
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing GitHub in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Salary histogram for GitHub in the West Midlands

GitHub
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GitHub within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 August 2020. 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
Birmingham +74 27 £53,750 +34.38% 7
Warwickshire +44 5 £35,000 -37.50% 1
Coventry +23 5 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Worcestershire +35 4 £30,000 - 1
Walsall - 4 £51,250 -
Solihull +17 3 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Wednesbury - 3 £40,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £45,000 -
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for GitHub.

1 39 (67.24%) DevOps
2 37 (63.79%) AWS
3 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (55.17%) Microservices
5 29 (50.00%) Azure
6 27 (46.55%) Microsoft
6 27 (46.55%) Jenkins
6 27 (46.55%) Terraform
7 25 (43.10%) Docker
8 23 (39.66%) Python
9 20 (34.48%) Git (software)
9 20 (34.48%) Kubernetes
9 20 (34.48%) IT Strategy
10 19 (32.76%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (31.03%) SQL
11 18 (31.03%) Ansible
12 17 (29.31%) GitLab
12 17 (29.31%) Open Source
12 17 (29.31%) Software Engineering
13 16 (27.59%) TDD
13 16 (27.59%) NoSQL
14 15 (25.86%) Oracle
14 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
14 15 (25.86%) Linux
14 15 (25.86%) Scrum
15 14 (24.14%) Puppet
16 13 (22.41%) BDD
16 13 (22.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 12 (20.69%) PowerShell
17 12 (20.69%) CentOS

GitHub
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 12 (20.69%) Confluence
2 7 (12.07%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.90%) IIS
4 3 (5.17%) GlassFish
4 3 (5.17%) JBoss
5 2 (3.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 37 (63.79%) AWS
2 29 (50.00%) Azure
3 9 (15.52%) PaaS
3 9 (15.52%) SaaS
4 8 (13.79%) GCP
5 5 (8.62%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (6.90%) OpenShift
7 3 (5.17%) IaaS
8 2 (3.45%) AWS CodePipeline
8 2 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (3.45%) Azure LUIS
8 2 (3.45%) Datadog
8 2 (3.45%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) AMQP
1 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) NoSQL
2 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.17%) MySQL
4 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.72%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.72%) DB2
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.72%) Redis
5 1 (1.72%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (46.55%) Jenkins
2 20 (34.48%) Git (software)
3 17 (29.31%) GitLab
4 13 (22.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (12.07%) JIRA
6 5 (8.62%) Bitbucket
6 5 (8.62%) TeamCity
7 3 (5.17%) Apache Archiva
7 3 (5.17%) Artifactory
7 3 (5.17%) JUnit
7 3 (5.17%) Mockito
7 3 (5.17%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (3.45%) Axure RP
8 2 (3.45%) CircleCI
8 2 (3.45%) Subversion
8 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (18.97%) Public Sector
2 4 (6.90%) Finance
3 3 (5.17%) Games
4 2 (3.45%) Back Office
4 2 (3.45%) Billing
4 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (34.48%) Developer
2 18 (31.03%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Architect
4 6 (10.34%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.90%) AWS Architect
5 4 (6.90%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (6.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Lead DevOps
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) DevOps Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Python Developer
6 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) .NET
2 10 (17.24%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (17.24%) Kafka
2 10 (17.24%) Node.js
3 7 (12.07%) .NET Core
3 7 (12.07%) React
3 7 (12.07%) REST
3 7 (12.07%) Spring
3 7 (12.07%) Spring Boot
4 6 (10.34%) JSON
5 4 (6.90%) .NET Framework
5 4 (6.90%) AngularJS
5 4 (6.90%) HTML
5 4 (6.90%) IBM Integration Bus
5 4 (6.90%) JSON Schema
5 4 (6.90%) LAMP
5 4 (6.90%) Web Services
5 4 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (6.90%) XML
6 3 (5.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Public Cloud
2 7 (12.07%) Cloud Native
3 4 (6.90%) DataPower
3 4 (6.90%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.45%) Blog
4 2 (3.45%) Social Media
5 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Linux
2 12 (20.69%) CentOS
3 10 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (15.52%) Windows
5 3 (5.17%) Unix
6 2 (3.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (67.24%) DevOps
2 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (55.17%) Microservices
4 20 (34.48%) IT Strategy
5 19 (32.76%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (29.31%) Open Source
6 17 (29.31%) Software Engineering
7 16 (27.59%) TDD
8 15 (25.86%) Scrum
9 13 (22.41%) BDD
10 12 (20.69%) High Availability
11 11 (18.97%) Configuration Management
11 11 (18.97%) Infrastructure as Code
12 10 (17.24%) Load Balancing
12 10 (17.24%) Test Automation
12 10 (17.24%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
13 8 (13.79%) Collaborative Working
13 8 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure Automation
14 6 (10.34%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 23 (39.66%) Python
2 18 (31.03%) SQL
3 12 (20.69%) PowerShell
4 10 (17.24%) C#
4 10 (17.24%) Ruby
5 9 (15.52%) Java
6 7 (12.07%) Bash Shell
7 6 (10.34%) C++
8 5 (8.62%) Go
8 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
8 5 (8.62%) PHP
9 4 (6.90%) PL/SQL
10 3 (5.17%) Java 8
10 3 (5.17%) MAXScript
11 2 (3.45%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 2 (3.45%) Pascal
12 1 (1.72%) ANSI SQL
12 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) AWS Certification
2 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
2 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) Degree
4 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 25 (43.10%) Docker
2 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (46.55%) Terraform
2 20 (34.48%) Kubernetes
3 18 (31.03%) Ansible
4 14 (24.14%) Puppet
5 10 (17.24%) Grafana
5 10 (17.24%) Graphite
5 10 (17.24%) Prometheus
6 7 (12.07%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (12.07%) Packer
7 5 (8.62%) Consul
7 5 (8.62%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 27 (46.55%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.86%) Oracle
3 8 (13.79%) IBM
4 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.17%) Google
5 3 (5.17%) MuleSoft
6 2 (3.45%) New Relic