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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 103 114 118
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 18 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.05% 0.44% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.86% 1.32% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 9
Average salary £40,000 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £30,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £49,000
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 Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
630 606 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.78% 33.43% 32.16%
Number of salaries quoted 487 396 425
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,041 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,300 £47,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 5 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 5 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 +17 7 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Chester +17 4 £29,271 -6.33% 1
Northwich +5 3 £40,000 +33.33%
Runcorn - 1 - -
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 10 (30.30%) TDD
4 9 (27.27%) HTML
4 9 (27.27%) Java
5 8 (24.24%) SQL
5 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
5 8 (24.24%) Windows
6 7 (21.21%) Firewall
6 7 (21.21%) CSS
6 7 (21.21%) Finance
6 7 (21.21%) Degree
6 7 (21.21%) jQuery
7 6 (18.18%) Selenium
7 6 (18.18%) .NET
7 6 (18.18%) C#
7 6 (18.18%) UNIX
8 5 (15.15%) Linux
8 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
8 5 (15.15%) LAN
8 5 (15.15%) WAN
8 5 (15.15%) Cisco
8 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
8 5 (15.15%) CCIE
8 5 (15.15%) CCNP
8 5 (15.15%) CCNA
8 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (15.15%) Juniper
8 5 (15.15%) Network Security
8 5 (15.15%) Wireshark

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
2 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.06%) SAS
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Magento
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Firewall
2 5 (15.15%) Wireshark
2 5 (15.15%) Network Security
2 5 (15.15%) LAN
2 5 (15.15%) WAN
3 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.06%) DNS
4 2 (6.06%) DHCP
5 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) Big Data
2 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.06%) Impala
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.03%) Pentaho
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.03%) HBase
5 1 (3.03%) VLDB
5 1 (3.03%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Selenium
2 5 (15.15%) Metasploit
3 3 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (6.06%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) AWS Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Security Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) DBA
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Network Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (3.03%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.03%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) HTML
2 7 (21.21%) CSS
2 7 (21.21%) jQuery
3 6 (18.18%) .NET
4 5 (15.15%) HTML5
5 4 (12.12%) Castle Windsor
5 4 (12.12%) REST
5 4 (12.12%) Sass
5 4 (12.12%) LESS
5 4 (12.12%) Ember.js
5 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
5 4 (12.12%) WebSockets
5 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
5 4 (12.12%) Ajax
5 4 (12.12%) NHibernate
5 4 (12.12%) Spring.NET
6 3 (9.09%) CSS3
6 3 (9.09%) Modernizr
7 2 (6.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) User Experience
1 5 (15.15%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.12%) RMADS
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.03%) DTV
4 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) UNIX
3 5 (15.15%) Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) TDD
3 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
3 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
3 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
4 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (12.12%) MVC
4 4 (12.12%) User Stories
5 3 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) ETL
5 3 (9.09%) Pair Programming
5 3 (9.09%) Web Design
5 3 (9.09%) Information Security
5 3 (9.09%) BDD
5 3 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Web Development
5 3 (9.09%) Refactoring
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (27.27%) Java
3 8 (24.24%) SQL
4 6 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) VB
5 2 (6.06%) Scala
6 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) CCIE
2 5 (15.15%) CCNP
2 5 (15.15%) CCNA
2 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) CEH
3 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.06%) ISEB
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) JSP 440
3 1 (3.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) HDFS
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Cisco
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
1 5 (15.15%) Juniper
2 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) Talend
4 2 (6.06%) Ab Initio
4 2 (6.06%) Teradata
4 2 (6.06%) Telerik
4 2 (6.06%) Informatica
5 1 (3.03%) Vertica
5 1 (3.03%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) Cognos
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