The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 95 108 108
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 27 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.54% 0.40% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 0.49% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 25 7 14
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,041 £37,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Open Source
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1534 1435 1452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.66% 81.81% 78.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1214 1101 1170
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,570 £26,963 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Open Source
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Cheshire

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Open Source
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +7 10 £42,500 -5.55%
Chester - 9 £26,041 - 5
Knutsford - 3 £52,500 -
Northwich - 1 £40,000 - 2
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 15 (34.88%) SQL
2 13 (30.23%) Java
3 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
3 11 (25.58%) Windows
3 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.58%) Degree
4 10 (23.26%) WebSphere
4 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
5 9 (20.93%) UNIX
5 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
5 9 (20.93%) TDD
5 9 (20.93%) Firewall
5 9 (20.93%) Network Security
6 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (18.60%) Linux
6 8 (18.60%) C#
6 8 (18.60%) HTML
7 7 (16.28%) Tomcat
7 7 (16.28%) Cisco
7 7 (16.28%) CCIE
7 7 (16.28%) CCNP
7 7 (16.28%) CCNA
7 7 (16.28%) LAN
7 7 (16.28%) WAN
7 7 (16.28%) DHCP
7 7 (16.28%) DNS
7 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (16.28%) Juniper
7 7 (16.28%) Finance
7 7 (16.28%) Wireshark

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 10 (23.26%) WebSphere
2 7 (16.28%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.63%) IIS
4 3 (6.98%) Apache
5 2 (4.65%) Jetty
5 2 (4.65%) nginx
5 2 (4.65%) Node.js
5 2 (4.65%) SAS
6 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Magento
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) PaaS
2 2 (4.65%) Route 53
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon S3
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) Firewall
1 9 (20.93%) Network Security
2 7 (16.28%) DNS
2 7 (16.28%) Wireshark
2 7 (16.28%) LAN
2 7 (16.28%) WAN
2 7 (16.28%) DHCP
3 2 (4.65%) HTTP
4 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) Big Data
3 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
4 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.98%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.65%) Impala
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.65%) MySQL
6 2 (4.65%) Pentaho
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.33%) VLDB
7 1 (2.33%) DataStage
7 1 (2.33%) OLAP
7 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Metasploit
2 6 (13.95%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (4.65%) JUnit
3 2 (4.65%) Maven
3 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.65%) Hudson
3 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.33%) Selenium
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Developer
2 6 (13.95%) Network Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) DBA
3 5 (11.63%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Security Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) AWS Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Security Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Specialist
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Designer
6 2 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) HTML
2 6 (13.95%) .NET
3 5 (11.63%) Middleware
4 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
4 4 (9.30%) Spring
4 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
4 4 (9.30%) CSS
4 4 (9.30%) JSP
4 4 (9.30%) JSON
4 4 (9.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 4 (9.30%) jQuery
4 4 (9.30%) JPA
4 4 (9.30%) Spring.NET
4 4 (9.30%) RESTful
4 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (9.30%) HTML5
4 4 (9.30%) Castle Windsor
4 4 (9.30%) NHibernate
4 4 (9.30%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.95%) RMADS
3 5 (11.63%) Clustering
4 4 (9.30%) Data Structures
4 4 (9.30%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.65%) Private Cloud
5 2 (4.65%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.65%) User Experience
5 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) UNIX
3 8 (18.60%) Linux
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.30%) AIX
6 2 (4.65%) CentOS
7 1 (2.33%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.93%) TDD
3 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (13.95%) ETL
5 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
5 5 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (11.63%) Migration
5 5 (11.63%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (9.30%) MVC
7 3 (6.98%) Web Design
7 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.98%) Pair Programming
7 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.98%) Web Development
7 3 (6.98%) Refactoring
7 3 (6.98%) BDD
7 3 (6.98%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (6.98%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (4.65%) JVM Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) SQL
2 13 (30.23%) Java
3 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
4 8 (18.60%) C#
5 2 (4.65%) VB
5 2 (4.65%) Ruby
5 2 (4.65%) Scala
6 1 (2.33%) R
6 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Degree
2 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
2 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.28%) CCIE
2 7 (16.28%) CCNP
2 7 (16.28%) CCNA
2 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.30%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) QA
2 4 (9.30%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
1 2 (4.65%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) Juniper
2 7 (16.28%) Cisco
3 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
3 6 (13.95%) Talend
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle
5 3 (6.98%) Vertica
6 2 (4.65%) Informatica
6 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.65%) HP
6 2 (4.65%) Cloudera
6 2 (4.65%) RightScale
6 2 (4.65%) Tableau
6 2 (4.65%) Ab Initio
6 2 (4.65%) Teradata
7 1 (2.33%) Dundas
7 1 (2.33%) SAP
7 1 (2.33%) IBM
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