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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 87 97 104
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 37 28 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.15% 1.55% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 1.86% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 30 26 15
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,041 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,250 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1496 1502 1346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.98% 83.35% 78.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1171 1179 1093
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Chester +4 14 £35,000 +21.73% 3
Warrington +4 7 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Crewe - 4 - -
Knutsford - 4 £52,500 -
Northwich - 3 £26,500 - 3
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 18 (33.33%) Java
2 17 (31.48%) SQL
3 15 (27.78%) Linux
3 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (27.78%) WebSphere
4 14 (25.93%) HTML
5 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
5 13 (24.07%) Finance
6 12 (22.22%) Tomcat
7 11 (20.37%) Windows
7 11 (20.37%) MySQL
7 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
7 11 (20.37%) Degree
7 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (18.52%) jQuery
8 10 (18.52%) HTML5
8 10 (18.52%) UNIX
8 10 (18.52%) CSS
8 10 (18.52%) DHCP
8 10 (18.52%) DNS
9 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 9 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (16.67%) Firewall
9 9 (16.67%) Maven
9 9 (16.67%) QA
9 9 (16.67%) Network Security
9 9 (16.67%) Big Data
10 8 (14.81%) AngularJS
10 8 (14.81%) RESTful
10 8 (14.81%) Spring

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (27.78%) WebSphere
2 12 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 8 (14.81%) Apache
4 7 (12.96%) Jetty
5 5 (9.26%) IIS
5 5 (9.26%) JBoss
6 4 (7.41%) Liferay
7 3 (5.56%) WordPress
7 3 (5.56%) nginx
7 3 (5.56%) CMS
7 3 (5.56%) Joomla!
8 2 (3.70%) Apache Spark
8 2 (3.70%) Node.js
9 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.85%) SAS
9 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Photoshop
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Magento
2 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.26%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (9.26%) Amazon S3
2 5 (9.26%) Route 53
2 5 (9.26%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (7.41%) PaaS
4 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) DHCP
1 10 (18.52%) DNS
2 9 (16.67%) Firewall
2 9 (16.67%) Network Security
3 4 (7.41%) Wireless
3 4 (7.41%) Wireshark
3 4 (7.41%) LAN
3 4 (7.41%) WAN
4 3 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) MySQL
1 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (16.67%) Big Data
3 6 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.41%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.70%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.85%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.85%) OLAP
6 1 (1.85%) VLDB
6 1 (1.85%) DataStage
6 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.85%) Redis
6 1 (1.85%) Impala
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Maven
2 7 (12.96%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.96%) Subversion
3 5 (9.26%) Hudson
3 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (7.41%) Metasploit
4 4 (7.41%) JIRA
4 4 (7.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (5.56%) JUnit
5 3 (5.56%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.56%) Grunt
5 3 (5.56%) gulp
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Retail
3 5 (9.26%) Financial Institution
4 4 (7.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Electronics
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Billing
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Developer
2 6 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Web Developer
3 5 (9.26%) DBA
4 4 (7.41%) Network Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Administrator
4 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
4 4 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) AWS Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Specialist
5 3 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (1.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) HTML
2 10 (18.52%) CSS
2 10 (18.52%) jQuery
2 10 (18.52%) HTML5
3 8 (14.81%) AngularJS
3 8 (14.81%) RESTful
3 8 (14.81%) Spring
4 7 (12.96%) Java EE
4 7 (12.96%) JSON
5 6 (11.11%) .NET
5 6 (11.11%) CSS3
6 5 (9.26%) Middleware
7 4 (7.41%) Hibernate
7 4 (7.41%) Web Services
7 4 (7.41%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
7 4 (7.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 4 (7.41%) NHibernate
7 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (7.41%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.26%) Clustering
2 5 (9.26%) User Experience
3 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) Data Structures
3 4 (7.41%) Algorithms
3 4 (7.41%) Device Driver
3 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (5.56%) Visualisation
4 3 (5.56%) RMADS
4 3 (5.56%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.70%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.85%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.85%) DTV
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Linux
2 11 (20.37%) Windows
3 10 (18.52%) UNIX
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.26%) CentOS
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.41%) AIX
6 1 (1.85%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (14.81%) TDD
3 8 (14.81%) MVC
4 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce
4 7 (12.96%) ETL
5 6 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 6 (11.11%) OOP
5 6 (11.11%) OO
5 6 (11.11%) Information Security
5 6 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (11.11%) DevOps
6 5 (9.26%) Auto-Scaling
6 5 (9.26%) Load Balancing
6 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
6 5 (9.26%) Migration
6 5 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.41%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.33%) Java
2 17 (31.48%) SQL
3 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.81%) C#
4 8 (14.81%) PHP
5 3 (5.56%) Ruby
5 3 (5.56%) R
6 2 (3.70%) VB
7 1 (1.85%) Python
7 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.85%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) CCIE
2 4 (7.41%) CCNP
2 4 (7.41%) CCNA
2 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.41%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) QA
2 3 (5.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Puppet
1 5 (9.26%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) Talend
3 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
3 5 (9.26%) RightScale
3 5 (9.26%) Vertica
4 4 (7.41%) Tableau
4 4 (7.41%) CheckPoint
4 4 (7.41%) Juniper
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco
5 3 (5.56%) Adobe
5 3 (5.56%) Informatica
6 2 (3.70%) Ab Initio
6 2 (3.70%) HP
6 2 (3.70%) i2
7 1 (1.85%) IBM
7 1 (1.85%) SAP
7 1 (1.85%) Teradata
7 1 (1.85%) Dundas
7 1 (1.85%) Cloudera
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