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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 72 114 100
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -14
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 29 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.26% 0.82% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 0.93% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 13
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £23,750 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £61,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1068 1617 1325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.31% 88.22% 83.49%
Number of salaries quoted 936 1314 989
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 +5 7 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Chester +8 5 £33,750 +43.61% 5
Knutsford - 4 £37,500 - 2
Wilmslow - 2 £52,500 -
Northwich +3 1 £32,500 +25.00%
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (43.64%) Linux
1 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) Java
3 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
4 15 (27.27%) Windows
5 14 (25.45%) DevOps
6 13 (23.64%) SQL
7 12 (21.82%) Degree
8 11 (20.00%) Web Services
9 10 (18.18%) Unix
9 10 (18.18%) TDD
10 9 (16.36%) PHP
10 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
11 8 (14.55%) HTML
11 8 (14.55%) Oracle
11 8 (14.55%) Tomcat
11 8 (14.55%) JSON
11 8 (14.55%) QA
11 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
12 7 (12.73%) RESTful
12 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (12.73%) Python
12 7 (12.73%) IBM
13 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
13 6 (10.91%) Banking
13 6 (10.91%) MVC
13 6 (10.91%) jQuery
13 6 (10.91%) JPA
13 6 (10.91%) Spring

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (14.55%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.45%) Apache
3 2 (3.64%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (3.64%) JBoss
3 2 (3.64%) Joomla!
3 2 (3.64%) nginx
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.64%) WordPress
4 1 (1.82%) Confluence
4 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (3.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) Office 365
2 2 (3.64%) OpenShift
2 2 (3.64%) PaaS
2 2 (3.64%) Route 53
3 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) Firewall
2 3 (5.45%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (5.45%) DNS
2 3 (5.45%) Network Security
3 2 (3.64%) BIG-IP
3 2 (3.64%) DHCP
3 2 (3.64%) HTTP
3 2 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.64%) LDAP
3 2 (3.64%) VPN
3 2 (3.64%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) Big Data
2 5 (9.09%) MySQL
3 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.45%) Data Mining
4 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.82%) Redis
6 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Selenium
1 4 (7.27%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.64%) GitLab
3 2 (3.64%) JIRA
3 2 (3.64%) Maven
3 2 (3.64%) Vagrant
3 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.82%) Hudson
4 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (10.91%) Banking
2 5 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (5.45%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Games
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (40.00%) Developer
2 9 (16.36%) Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.91%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Java Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) PHP Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Python Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Developer Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) Web Services
2 8 (14.55%) HTML
2 8 (14.55%) JSON
3 7 (12.73%) RESTful
4 6 (10.91%) Java EE
4 6 (10.91%) JPA
4 6 (10.91%) jQuery
4 6 (10.91%) Spring
5 5 (9.09%) .NET
5 5 (9.09%) LAMP
6 4 (7.27%) Ajax
6 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
6 4 (7.27%) HTML5
7 3 (5.45%) CSS
7 3 (5.45%) Django
7 3 (5.45%) Hibernate
7 3 (5.45%) Laravel
7 3 (5.45%) Symfony
8 2 (3.64%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (3.64%) Phalcon
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.27%) Algorithms
2 4 (7.27%) Data Structures
2 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.45%) AS400
3 3 (5.45%) FMCG
3 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.45%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.64%) User Experience
5 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.82%) Clustering
5 1 (1.82%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.82%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.82%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.82%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (43.64%) Linux
2 15 (27.27%) Windows
3 10 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (3.64%) Android
4 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.64%) CentOS
4 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.82%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.45%) DevOps
3 10 (18.18%) TDD
4 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (10.91%) MVC
6 5 (9.09%) Information Management
6 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.27%) Auto-Scaling
7 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.27%) ETL
8 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.45%) Identity Management
8 3 (5.45%) ITIL
8 3 (5.45%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.45%) OOP
8 3 (5.45%) Project Management
8 3 (5.45%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.45%) SDLC
8 3 (5.45%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) Java
2 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
3 13 (23.64%) SQL
4 9 (16.36%) PHP
5 7 (12.73%) Python
6 5 (9.09%) C#
7 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.45%) C++
7 3 (5.45%) COBOL
7 3 (5.45%) Perl
8 2 (3.64%) Go
8 2 (3.64%) Ruby
8 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.82%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) CCIE
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.82%) MCSE
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) QA
2 3 (5.45%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.64%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.82%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.45%) Docker
2 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.64%) Puppet
1 2 (3.64%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle
3 7 (12.73%) IBM
4 4 (7.27%) Google
4 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.27%) Tableau
4 4 (7.27%) Talend
4 4 (7.27%) Vertica
5 3 (5.45%) Cisco
5 3 (5.45%) SAP
5 3 (5.45%) VMware
5 3 (5.45%) Zend
6 2 (3.64%) Adobe
6 2 (3.64%) F5
6 2 (3.64%) FireEye
6 2 (3.64%) MuleSoft
6 2 (3.64%) RightScale
6 2 (3.64%) WSO2
7 1 (1.82%) Facebook
7 1 (1.82%) Twitter
Warrington
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Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
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Salary: Competitive + Negotiable
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