The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank - - 39
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton - - 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.41% +6.25%
Open Source
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
95 125 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 81.90% 81.70% 72.16%
Number of salaries quoted 89 108 123
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Open Source
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Bolton region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Bolton

Open Source
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source.

1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle