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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 90 89 99
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 8 22 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.70% 1.57% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.86% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 30
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £28,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,250 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
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
973 1180 1680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.35% 84.11% 88.70%
Number of salaries quoted 777 1041 1462
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester 0 3 £47,500 +57.02%
Knutsford - 3 - -
Warrington +16 1 £32,500 -13.33%
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) TDD
4 6 (37.50%) Degree
5 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
5 5 (31.25%) Spring
5 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
5 5 (31.25%) .NET
5 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
6 4 (25.00%) Web Services
6 4 (25.00%) Unix
6 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (25.00%) REST
6 4 (25.00%) JSON
6 4 (25.00%) DevOps
7 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
7 3 (18.75%) Data Structures
7 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
7 3 (18.75%) Web Development
7 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
7 3 (18.75%) BDD
7 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (18.75%) RESTful
7 3 (18.75%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) J2EE
7 3 (18.75%) C#
7 3 (18.75%) HTML
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
2 3 (18.75%) JBoss
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
3 2 (12.50%) GlassFish
3 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (6.25%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) Neo4j
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Gradle
2 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
2 1 (6.25%) Metasploit
2 1 (6.25%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (12.50%) Back Office
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Java Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
1 5 (31.25%) Spring
2 4 (25.00%) JSON
2 4 (25.00%) REST
2 4 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
3 3 (18.75%) CSS
3 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) J2EE
3 3 (18.75%) RESTful
3 3 (18.75%) SOAP
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (12.50%) JPA
4 2 (12.50%) JSTL
4 2 (12.50%) Struts
4 2 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Data Structures
3 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 2 (12.50%) RIA
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.25%) User Experience
4 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
1 4 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) DevOps
5 3 (18.75%) BDD
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 3 (18.75%) MVC
5 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
5 3 (18.75%) UML
5 3 (18.75%) Validation
5 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 3 (18.75%) Web Development
6 2 (12.50%) OO
6 2 (12.50%) Open Source Development
6 2 (12.50%) RAD
6 2 (12.50%) RUP
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
7 1 (6.25%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) CCIE
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) BladeLogic
2 1 (6.25%) CA Wily
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) hybris
1 2 (12.50%) IBM
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
1 2 (12.50%) Sun
2 1 (6.25%) CA
2 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Cognizant
2 1 (6.25%) Juniper
2 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto