The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 101 90 95
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 16 23 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.89% 1.47% 2.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.48% 4.25% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 53
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £44,200
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
Open Source
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
645 541 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 35.79% 34.59% 35.99%
Number of salaries quoted 560 389 631
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 Miscellaneous 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 January 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 January 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 +14 7 £42,500 +4.93% 2
Chester -1 1 £23,500 -38.15%
Northwich - 1 £26,000 - 1
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (39.58%) Linux
2 19 (39.58%) Selenium
3 18 (37.50%) Java
4 15 (31.25%) REST
5 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
5 14 (29.17%) CSS
5 14 (29.17%) TDD
6 13 (27.08%) Finance
7 12 (25.00%) Ajax
7 12 (25.00%) WebSockets
7 12 (25.00%) jQuery
8 11 (22.92%) Degree
8 11 (22.92%) SQL
9 10 (20.83%) User Stories
10 9 (18.75%) Sass
10 9 (18.75%) LESS
10 9 (18.75%) Ember.js
10 9 (18.75%) User Experience
10 9 (18.75%) UNIX
10 9 (18.75%) E-Commerce
10 9 (18.75%) Firewall
11 8 (16.67%) Information Security
11 8 (16.67%) Banking
12 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
12 7 (14.58%) Windows
12 7 (14.58%) HTML
12 7 (14.58%) Oracle
12 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.17%) SAS
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (4.17%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) Firewall
2 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.25%) Wireshark
3 3 (6.25%) LAN
3 3 (6.25%) WAN
3 3 (6.25%) Network Security
4 2 (4.17%) HTTP
5 1 (2.08%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.25%) MySQL
2 3 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.25%) Big Data
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.17%) Impala
3 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.17%) Informix
3 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.08%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.08%) HBase
Development Applications
1 19 (39.58%) Selenium
2 3 (6.25%) JIRA
2 3 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (6.25%) Metasploit
3 2 (4.17%) Gradle
3 2 (4.17%) Artifactory
3 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.17%) Mockito
3 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.17%) JUnit
3 2 (4.17%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.17%) Maven
3 2 (4.17%) Introscope
4 1 (2.08%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Back Office
4 2 (4.17%) Games
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Network Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Tester
5 4 (8.33%) Software Tester
5 4 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.17%) Build and Release Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Junior
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Build Manager
7 2 (4.17%) QA Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.17%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) REST
2 14 (29.17%) CSS
3 12 (25.00%) Ajax
3 12 (25.00%) WebSockets
3 12 (25.00%) jQuery
4 9 (18.75%) Sass
4 9 (18.75%) LESS
4 9 (18.75%) Ember.js
5 7 (14.58%) HTML
6 4 (8.33%) HTML5
7 3 (6.25%) Web Services
8 2 (4.17%) JAX-RS
8 2 (4.17%) PowerMock
8 2 (4.17%) CSS3
8 2 (4.17%) RESTful
8 2 (4.17%) J2EE
8 2 (4.17%) JDBC
8 2 (4.17%) XML
8 2 (4.17%) XSL
8 2 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) User Experience
2 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.25%) Replication
4 3 (6.25%) RMADS
4 3 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (4.17%) Online Games
5 2 (4.17%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.17%) Online Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Data Extraction
6 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Linux
2 9 (18.75%) UNIX
3 7 (14.58%) Windows
4 1 (2.08%) Android
4 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.17%) TDD
3 10 (20.83%) User Stories
4 9 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 8 (16.67%) Information Security
6 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Scrum
8 5 (10.42%) Automated Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Cyber Security
8 5 (10.42%) Technical Analysis
9 4 (8.33%) ETL
10 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
10 3 (6.25%) Asset Management
10 3 (6.25%) OO
10 3 (6.25%) Test Planning
10 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (4.17%) Automation Testing
11 2 (4.17%) Test Automation
11 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) Java
2 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 11 (22.92%) SQL
4 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 5 (10.42%) PHP
6 4 (8.33%) Python
7 3 (6.25%) VBA
8 2 (4.17%) Scala
8 2 (4.17%) C++
9 1 (2.08%) C
9 1 (2.08%) Perl
9 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) CCIE
2 3 (6.25%) CCNP
2 3 (6.25%) CCNA
2 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) ISEB
3 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.08%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) COBIT
2 1 (2.08%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Oracle
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco
2 4 (8.33%) Juniper
2 4 (8.33%) Perforce
3 3 (6.25%) Teradata
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.17%) Sybase
4 2 (4.17%) Compuware
4 2 (4.17%) IBM
4 2 (4.17%) HP
4 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.17%) Informatica
4 2 (4.17%) Telerik
4 2 (4.17%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.08%) Dell
5 1 (2.08%) Avaya
5 1 (2.08%) Cognos
5 1 (2.08%) ZTE
5 1 (2.08%) Splunk
5 1 (2.08%) Talend
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire, Manchester
D4 Digital
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Northwich
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 19 days ago