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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 101 115 115
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 18 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.11% 0.52% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.65% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 9
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,041 £30,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
1397 1388 1416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.45% 79.91% 79.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1079 1035 1094
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +11 7 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Chester +12 6 £26,041 -16.66%
Northwich +7 3 £40,000 +33.33%
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 14 (38.89%) SQL
1 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) TDD
3 11 (30.56%) Java
3 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
3 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
4 10 (27.78%) Windows
4 10 (27.78%) Degree
5 9 (25.00%) HTML
6 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 7 (19.44%) CSS
7 7 (19.44%) jQuery
8 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 6 (16.67%) C#
8 6 (16.67%) .NET
9 5 (13.89%) IIS
9 5 (13.89%) UNIX
9 5 (13.89%) Tomcat
9 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
9 5 (13.89%) Cisco
9 5 (13.89%) LAN
9 5 (13.89%) WAN
9 5 (13.89%) DHCP
9 5 (13.89%) DNS
9 5 (13.89%) CCIE
9 5 (13.89%) CCNP
9 5 (13.89%) CCNA
9 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
9 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 5 (13.89%) IIS
1 5 (13.89%) Tomcat
2 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.56%) SAS
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.78%) JBoss
4 1 (2.78%) Apache
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Magento
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) LAN
1 5 (13.89%) WAN
1 5 (13.89%) DHCP
1 5 (13.89%) DNS
1 5 (13.89%) Firewall
1 5 (13.89%) Network Security
1 5 (13.89%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.11%) Big Data
2 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.56%) Impala
3 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) OLAP
4 1 (2.78%) VLDB
4 1 (2.78%) DataStage
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.78%) HBase
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.78%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Metasploit
2 4 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.33%) Retail
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Legal
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Publishing
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (13.89%) DBA
2 5 (13.89%) AWS Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Tester
6 1 (2.78%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) HTML
2 7 (19.44%) CSS
2 7 (19.44%) jQuery
3 6 (16.67%) .NET
4 5 (13.89%) HTML5
5 4 (11.11%) Ember.js
5 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 4 (11.11%) Sass
5 4 (11.11%) LESS
5 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (11.11%) Castle Windsor
5 4 (11.11%) REST
5 4 (11.11%) WebSockets
5 4 (11.11%) RESTful
5 4 (11.11%) Spring.NET
5 4 (11.11%) JPA
5 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 4 (11.11%) NHibernate
5 4 (11.11%) JSON
5 4 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.89%) Clustering
2 5 (13.89%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (13.89%) User Experience
3 4 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 4 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 4 (11.11%) RMADS
4 1 (2.78%) DTV
4 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) UNIX
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) TDD
3 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
4 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (13.89%) Migration
5 4 (11.11%) User Stories
5 4 (11.11%) MVC
5 4 (11.11%) ETL
6 3 (8.33%) Web Development
6 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (8.33%) Refactoring
6 3 (8.33%) Pair Programming
6 3 (8.33%) Web Design
6 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.33%) BDD
6 3 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) SQL
2 11 (30.56%) Java
2 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
3 6 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) Scala
4 2 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (2.78%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.78%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) CCIE
2 5 (13.89%) CCNP
2 5 (13.89%) CCNA
2 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.56%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.78%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) HDFS
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) Cisco
2 5 (13.89%) Juniper
3 4 (11.11%) Talend
3 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) Ab Initio
5 2 (5.56%) Vertica
5 2 (5.56%) Teradata
5 2 (5.56%) Informatica
6 1 (2.78%) SAP
6 1 (2.78%) Cognos
6 1 (2.78%) IBM
6 1 (2.78%) Dundas
6 1 (2.78%) Tableau
6 1 (2.78%) Cloudera
Warrington, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension, healthcare
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