Period
to 6 April 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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GitHub
England > West Midlands
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 175 219 260
Rank change year-on-year +44 +41 -22
Permanent jobs citing GitHub 69 74 61
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.13% 0.93% 0.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.47% 3.77% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 64 65 60
Median annual salary £48,300 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.68% +5.56% +25.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £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% -

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 1,988 1,964 1,806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 32.60% 24.66% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,694 1,456 1,393
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,200
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 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 6 April 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 6 April 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 +27 21 £50,000 +11.11%
Birmingham +33 18 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Walsall - 4 £51,250 -
Warwickshire -9 3 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Wednesbury - 3 £40,000 -
Worcestershire +21 2 £37,500 +25.00%
Herefordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £45,000 -
GitHub
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 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 41 (59.42%) DevOps
2 37 (53.62%) Git (software)
3 36 (52.17%) Jenkins
4 35 (50.72%) AWS
5 33 (47.83%) Azure
6 32 (46.38%) Ansible
6 32 (46.38%) Terraform
6 32 (46.38%) Python
6 32 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (44.93%) Microservices
8 28 (40.58%) Packer
9 27 (39.13%) Docker
10 25 (36.23%) Kubernetes
11 23 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (30.43%) Linux
12 21 (30.43%) SQL
12 21 (30.43%) IT Strategy
13 20 (28.99%) GCP
14 19 (27.54%) Public Cloud
14 19 (27.54%) GitLab
15 18 (26.09%) Confluence
16 17 (24.64%) JIRA
17 16 (23.19%) Java
17 16 (23.19%) Puppet
18 15 (21.74%) Node.js
18 15 (21.74%) Open Source
18 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
18 15 (21.74%) Software Engineering
19 13 (18.84%) Windows
20 12 (17.39%) Ruby

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 18 (26.09%) Confluence
2 6 (8.70%) IIS
3 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 35 (50.72%) AWS
2 33 (47.83%) Azure
3 20 (28.99%) GCP
4 12 (17.39%) Serverless
5 5 (7.25%) AWS CodePipeline
5 5 (7.25%) SaaS
6 4 (5.80%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (5.80%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (5.80%) Amazon S3
6 4 (5.80%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (5.80%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (5.80%) Datadog
6 4 (5.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (2.90%) PaaS
7 2 (2.90%) Slack
8 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.80%) Firewall
3 3 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) NoSQL
2 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.80%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (4.35%) MySQL
5 2 (2.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (53.62%) Git (software)
2 36 (52.17%) Jenkins
3 19 (27.54%) GitLab
4 17 (24.64%) JIRA
5 12 (17.39%) Artifactory
5 12 (17.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (17.39%) SonarQube
6 8 (11.59%) Bitbucket
6 8 (11.59%) Liquibase
7 5 (7.25%) CircleCI
7 5 (7.25%) JUnit
7 5 (7.25%) Selenium
7 5 (7.25%) TeamCity
7 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio
8 4 (5.80%) Maven
9 3 (4.35%) Appium
9 3 (4.35%) Cucumber
9 3 (4.35%) JMeter
10 2 (2.90%) Axure RP
10 2 (2.90%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (15.94%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Billing
3 4 (5.80%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Advertising
5 1 (1.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) Developer
3 10 (14.49%) AWS DevOps
3 10 (14.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 10 (14.49%) AWS Engineer
3 10 (14.49%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Architect
5 6 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) JavaScript Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) DevOps Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (4.35%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Python Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.74%) Node.js
2 12 (17.39%) Elastic Stack
3 11 (15.94%) React
4 10 (14.49%) .NET
5 8 (11.59%) Kafka
5 8 (11.59%) Web Services
6 7 (10.14%) JSON
6 7 (10.14%) LAMP
7 6 (8.70%) REST
8 5 (7.25%) HTML
8 5 (7.25%) Spring
8 5 (7.25%) Velocity
9 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET
9 4 (5.80%) CSS
9 4 (5.80%) Express
9 4 (5.80%) YAML
10 3 (4.35%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.35%) Flask
10 3 (4.35%) HTML5
10 3 (4.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.54%) Public Cloud
2 10 (14.49%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (11.59%) User Experience
4 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.90%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.43%) Linux
2 13 (18.84%) Windows
3 12 (17.39%) CentOS
3 12 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.80%) Unix
4 4 (5.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (59.42%) DevOps
2 32 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (44.93%) Microservices
4 23 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (30.43%) IT Strategy
6 15 (21.74%) Open Source
6 15 (21.74%) Software Engineering
7 12 (17.39%) Load Balancing
7 12 (17.39%) Test Automation
7 12 (17.39%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 10 (14.49%) Decision-Making
8 10 (14.49%) Infrastructure as Code
8 10 (14.49%) Software Delivery
9 9 (13.04%) BDD
10 8 (11.59%) BPMN
10 8 (11.59%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (11.59%) High Availability
10 8 (11.59%) Release Management
10 8 (11.59%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (11.59%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 32 (46.38%) Python
2 21 (30.43%) SQL
3 16 (23.19%) Java
4 12 (17.39%) PowerShell
4 12 (17.39%) Ruby
5 11 (15.94%) C#
6 9 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 7 (10.14%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.35%) C++
9 2 (2.90%) Java 8
9 2 (2.90%) PHP
9 2 (2.90%) VB
9 2 (2.90%) VBScript
10 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.45%) MAXScript
10 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Degree
1 4 (5.80%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.90%) HNC
2 2 (2.90%) ISEB
2 2 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 27 (39.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 32 (46.38%) Ansible
1 32 (46.38%) Terraform
2 28 (40.58%) Packer
3 25 (36.23%) Kubernetes
4 16 (23.19%) Puppet
5 12 (17.39%) Consul
5 12 (17.39%) Docker Swarm
5 12 (17.39%) Grafana
5 12 (17.39%) Graphite
5 12 (17.39%) Prometheus
6 4 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.59%) Google
3 4 (5.80%) AppDynamics
3 4 (5.80%) New Relic
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle
3 4 (5.80%) SolarWinds
4 2 (2.90%) HP