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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
North West / Cheshire
Rank 79 77 114
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +37
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 9 21 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.89% 1.61% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.94% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 14
Median salary £38,250 £43,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.04% +10.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £34,250 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,750 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £47,250 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-1.58% +2.71%

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
869 1080 1582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.62% 82.82% 87.94%
Number of salaries quoted 669 946 1341
Median salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +1 3 £47,500 +29.25% 1
Knutsford +9 2 - -
Warrington +10 1 £32,500 -13.33%
Macclesfield - 1 £40,000 - 3
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 8 (66.67%) Java
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) HTML
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) Spring
4 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 4 (33.33%) REST
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (25.00%) Banking
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Validation
5 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (25.00%) Sun
5 3 (25.00%) SOAP
5 3 (25.00%) OO
5 3 (25.00%) JBoss
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) UML

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 3 (25.00%) JBoss
1 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) GlassFish
2 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Neo4j
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket
2 2 (16.67%) Gradle
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Development Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) REST
2 4 (33.33%) Spring
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) J2EE
3 3 (25.00%) SOAP
4 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (16.67%) CSS3
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) JSON
4 2 (16.67%) JSP
4 2 (16.67%) JSTL
4 2 (16.67%) RESTful
4 2 (16.67%) Servlets
4 2 (16.67%) Struts
4 2 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) RIA
4 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) OO
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (25.00%) UML
5 3 (25.00%) Validation
6 2 (16.67%) API Design
6 2 (16.67%) DevOps
6 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
6 2 (16.67%) Microservices
6 2 (16.67%) RAD
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 2 (16.67%) RUP
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) ActionScript
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) BladeLogic
1 1 (8.33%) CA Wily
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Sun
2 2 (16.67%) hybris
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) CA
3 1 (8.33%) Cognizant
3 1 (8.33%) Zend
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