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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 84 95 97
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 40 31 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.29% 1.60% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 1.91% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 32 27 19
Average salary £45,000 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.76% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1520 1625 1302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.91% 83.85% 81.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1253 1294 1036
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Chester -2 14 £40,000 +39.13% 2
Warrington +5 8 £43,750 +9.37% 1
Knutsford +2 4 £52,500 +7.69%
Crewe - 4 - -
Northwich - 3 £26,500 -
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 21 (36.21%) Linux
2 18 (31.03%) Java
3 16 (27.59%) SQL
3 16 (27.59%) Finance
4 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (25.86%) WebSphere
5 14 (24.14%) MySQL
6 13 (22.41%) UNIX
6 13 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (20.69%) Big Data
7 12 (20.69%) Tomcat
7 12 (20.69%) DHCP
7 12 (20.69%) DNS
8 11 (18.97%) PHP
8 11 (18.97%) Windows
8 11 (18.97%) HTML
8 11 (18.97%) Maven
8 11 (18.97%) Firewall
8 11 (18.97%) Network Security
8 11 (18.97%) QA
9 10 (17.24%) jQuery
9 10 (17.24%) HTML5
9 10 (17.24%) Degree
9 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
9 10 (17.24%) CSS
9 10 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (15.52%) Red Hat
10 9 (15.52%) Risk Management
10 9 (15.52%) Information Security
11 8 (13.79%) Spring

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 15 (25.86%) WebSphere
2 12 (20.69%) Tomcat
3 8 (13.79%) Apache
4 7 (12.07%) Jetty
5 5 (8.62%) IIS
5 5 (8.62%) JBoss
6 4 (6.90%) Liferay
7 3 (5.17%) WordPress
7 3 (5.17%) nginx
7 3 (5.17%) CMS
7 3 (5.17%) Joomla!
8 2 (3.45%) Apache Spark
8 2 (3.45%) Node.js
9 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.72%) SAS
9 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Magento
2 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.07%) Route 53
2 7 (12.07%) Amazon ELB
2 7 (12.07%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (12.07%) Amazon S3
3 4 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (6.90%) PaaS
4 3 (5.17%) SaaS
5 1 (1.72%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.69%) DHCP
1 12 (20.69%) DNS
2 11 (18.97%) Firewall
2 11 (18.97%) Network Security
3 4 (6.90%) Wireless
3 4 (6.90%) Wireshark
3 4 (6.90%) LAN
3 4 (6.90%) WAN
4 3 (5.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) MySQL
2 12 (20.69%) Big Data
3 10 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (12.07%) Hadoop
4 7 (12.07%) MongoDB
5 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
6 4 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (5.17%) Data Mining
8 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.45%) Redis
9 1 (1.72%) OLAP
9 1 (1.72%) Pentaho
9 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.72%) Impala
9 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Maven
2 8 (13.79%) Talend Open Studio
3 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.07%) Jenkins
3 7 (12.07%) Subversion
4 6 (10.34%) Hudson
5 4 (6.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (6.90%) Metasploit
5 4 (6.90%) JIRA
5 4 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (5.17%) JUnit
6 3 (5.17%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.17%) Grunt
6 3 (5.17%) gulp
General
1 16 (27.59%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Retail
3 5 (8.62%) Financial Institution
4 4 (6.90%) Banking
4 4 (6.90%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) Billing
5 1 (1.72%) Electronics
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (36.21%) Developer
2 8 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) Analyst
3 5 (8.62%) Web Developer
3 5 (8.62%) DBA
4 4 (6.90%) Administrator
4 4 (6.90%) Java Developer
4 4 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Consultant
4 4 (6.90%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Security Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Product Manager
7 1 (1.72%) Junior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) HTML
2 10 (17.24%) CSS
2 10 (17.24%) jQuery
2 10 (17.24%) HTML5
3 8 (13.79%) RESTful
3 8 (13.79%) Spring
4 7 (12.07%) Java EE
4 7 (12.07%) JSON
5 6 (10.34%) CSS3
6 5 (8.62%) AngularJS
6 5 (8.62%) Web Services
6 5 (8.62%) Middleware
7 4 (6.90%) Hibernate
7 4 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (6.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 4 (6.90%) JPA
7 4 (6.90%) li3
7 4 (6.90%) PhoneGap
7 4 (6.90%) Laravel
8 3 (5.17%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Clustering
1 5 (8.62%) Computer Science
1 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Data Structures
2 4 (6.90%) Algorithms
2 4 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.90%) User Experience
2 4 (6.90%) Cybercrime
2 4 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (6.90%) Visualisation
2 4 (6.90%) Online Banking
2 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.90%) Device Driver
3 3 (5.17%) RMADS
3 3 (5.17%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.45%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.72%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.21%) Linux
2 13 (22.41%) UNIX
3 11 (18.97%) Windows
4 7 (12.07%) CentOS
5 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.90%) AIX
7 2 (3.45%) FreeBSD
7 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.41%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (15.52%) Risk Management
3 9 (15.52%) Information Security
4 8 (13.79%) ETL
4 8 (13.79%) DevOps
5 7 (12.07%) Auto-Scaling
5 7 (12.07%) Analytics
5 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (12.07%) Configuration Management
5 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce
5 7 (12.07%) Load Balancing
5 7 (12.07%) TDD
6 6 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (8.62%) SDLC
7 5 (8.62%) Migration
7 5 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (8.62%) MVC
8 4 (6.90%) OOP
8 4 (6.90%) OO
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) Java
2 16 (27.59%) SQL
3 11 (18.97%) PHP
4 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.90%) Perl
5 4 (6.90%) Python
5 4 (6.90%) R
6 3 (5.17%) Ruby
6 3 (5.17%) C#
7 1 (1.72%) Scala
7 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.90%) CCIE
2 4 (6.90%) CCNP
2 4 (6.90%) CCNA
2 4 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.90%) CEH
3 1 (1.72%) RHCE
3 1 (1.72%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.97%) QA
2 3 (5.17%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Puppet
1 7 (12.07%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Red Hat
2 8 (13.79%) Talend
3 7 (12.07%) RightScale
3 7 (12.07%) Vertica
4 6 (10.34%) Tableau
4 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.90%) Juniper
5 4 (6.90%) Cisco
5 4 (6.90%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.17%) Adobe
7 2 (3.45%) HP
7 2 (3.45%) i2
7 2 (3.45%) Informatica
8 1 (1.72%) IBM
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle
8 1 (1.72%) SAP
8 1 (1.72%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.72%) Teradata
8 1 (1.72%) Google
8 1 (1.72%) Dundas
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