Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitHub
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 195 206 234
Rank change year-on-year +11 +28 +25
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 61 76 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.95% 0.96% 0.89%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.08% 4.06% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 56 66 89
West Midlands median annual salary £49,150 £45,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.22% +36.36% -8.33%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +9.52% -4.55%

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 1,979 1,871 1,737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.84% 23.61% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,711 1,407 1,359
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing GitHub as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for GitHub in the West Midlands

GitHub
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GitHub in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 February 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 23 February 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
Coventry +20 24 £48,300 +7.33% 8
Birmingham +21 16 £47,500 - 6
Warwickshire -21 2 £45,000 +28.57%
Worcestershire - 2 £37,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £42,500 -
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 36 (59.02%) DevOps
2 35 (57.38%) Jenkins
3 34 (55.74%) Git (software)
4 32 (52.46%) AWS
4 32 (52.46%) Ansible
4 32 (52.46%) Terraform
5 30 (49.18%) Azure
6 28 (45.90%) Python
7 27 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (44.26%) Packer
8 22 (36.07%) Microservices
8 22 (36.07%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (34.43%) GCP
9 21 (34.43%) Docker
9 21 (34.43%) Kubernetes
10 19 (31.15%) SQL
11 17 (27.87%) Linux
11 17 (27.87%) JIRA
12 16 (26.23%) Java
12 16 (26.23%) Puppet
12 16 (26.23%) GitLab
12 16 (26.23%) Public Cloud
13 15 (24.59%) IT Strategy
14 14 (22.95%) Node.js
14 14 (22.95%) Confluence
15 13 (21.31%) Test Automation
16 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
16 12 (19.67%) Artifactory
16 12 (19.67%) Serverless
16 12 (19.67%) React

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 14 (22.95%) Confluence
2 4 (6.56%) IIS
3 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 32 (52.46%) AWS
2 30 (49.18%) Azure
3 21 (34.43%) GCP
4 12 (19.67%) Serverless
5 6 (9.84%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (6.56%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (6.56%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (6.56%) Amazon S3
6 4 (6.56%) AWS CodePipeline
6 4 (6.56%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (6.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (4.92%) Datadog
8 2 (3.28%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.64%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) NoSQL
2 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.56%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (6.56%) MySQL
4 2 (3.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 35 (57.38%) Jenkins
2 34 (55.74%) Git (software)
3 17 (27.87%) JIRA
4 16 (26.23%) GitLab
5 12 (19.67%) Artifactory
5 12 (19.67%) SonarQube
6 11 (18.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (13.11%) Bitbucket
7 8 (13.11%) Liquibase
8 5 (8.20%) JUnit
8 5 (8.20%) Selenium
9 4 (6.56%) CircleCI
9 4 (6.56%) Maven
9 4 (6.56%) TeamCity
9 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
10 3 (4.92%) Appium
10 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
10 3 (4.92%) JMeter
11 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
11 2 (3.28%) NUnit
General
1 10 (16.39%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Billing
3 3 (4.92%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.28%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Developer
3 11 (18.03%) AWS DevOps
3 11 (18.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 11 (18.03%) AWS Engineer
3 11 (18.03%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Architect
5 6 (9.84%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.56%) JavaScript Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) DevOps Architect
8 3 (4.92%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Junior
8 3 (4.92%) Junior Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Junior PHP Developer
8 3 (4.92%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.95%) Node.js
2 12 (19.67%) React
3 11 (18.03%) Elastic Stack
4 8 (13.11%) .NET
5 7 (11.48%) CSS
5 7 (11.48%) HTML
5 7 (11.48%) REST
5 7 (11.48%) Sass
6 6 (9.84%) JSON
6 6 (9.84%) Web Services
7 5 (8.20%) LAMP
7 5 (8.20%) Spring
7 5 (8.20%) Velocity
8 4 (6.56%) AngularJS
8 4 (6.56%) Express
8 4 (6.56%) SOAP
9 3 (4.92%) JSON Schema
9 3 (4.92%) Kafka
9 3 (4.92%) Laravel
9 3 (4.92%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Public Cloud
2 10 (16.39%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (13.11%) User Experience
4 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.28%) Replication
5 2 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Linux
2 11 (18.03%) CentOS
2 11 (18.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (18.03%) Windows
3 4 (6.56%) Unix
3 4 (6.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (59.02%) DevOps
2 27 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (36.07%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (36.07%) Microservices
4 15 (24.59%) IT Strategy
5 13 (21.31%) Test Automation
6 11 (18.03%) Load Balancing
6 11 (18.03%) Open Source
6 11 (18.03%) Software Engineering
6 11 (18.03%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 10 (16.39%) Infrastructure as Code
8 8 (13.11%) BPMN
8 8 (13.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (13.11%) Release Management
8 8 (13.11%) SOA
8 8 (13.11%) Software Delivery
8 8 (13.11%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (13.11%) TOGAF
8 8 (13.11%) UML
8 8 (13.11%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.90%) Python
2 19 (31.15%) SQL
3 16 (26.23%) Java
4 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
5 11 (18.03%) Ruby
6 10 (16.39%) PowerShell
7 7 (11.48%) C#
8 5 (8.20%) Bash Shell
9 4 (6.56%) PHP
10 2 (3.28%) Go
10 2 (3.28%) Java 8
10 2 (3.28%) VB
10 2 (3.28%) VBScript
11 1 (1.64%) C++
11 1 (1.64%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
1 4 (6.56%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.28%) HNC
2 2 (3.28%) ISEB
2 2 (3.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.28%) MCSA
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 21 (34.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 32 (52.46%) Ansible
1 32 (52.46%) Terraform
2 27 (44.26%) Packer
3 21 (34.43%) Kubernetes
4 16 (26.23%) Puppet
5 11 (18.03%) Consul
5 11 (18.03%) Docker Swarm
5 11 (18.03%) Grafana
5 11 (18.03%) Graphite
5 11 (18.03%) Prometheus
6 5 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.11%) Google
3 6 (9.84%) Oracle
4 4 (6.56%) AppDynamics
4 4 (6.56%) SolarWinds
5 3 (4.92%) New Relic
6 2 (3.28%) HP
7 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com