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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 82 103 113
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +10
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 41 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.10% 0.77% 1.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.14% 2.12% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 37 12 23
Average salary £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
668 567 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 34.15% 36.25% 30.78%
Number of salaries quoted 539 436 519
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,000
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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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 - 14 £30,500 - 1
Warrington - 13 £40,000 - 4
Macclesfield - 5 £35,250 - 1
Knutsford - 2 £48,750 -
Crewe - 1 £32,500 - 2
Winsford - 1 £40,000 - 1
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.98%) SQL
2 24 (48.98%) CSS
3 23 (46.94%) Java
4 21 (42.86%) HTML
5 19 (38.78%) TDD
6 18 (36.73%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (36.73%) RESTful
7 17 (34.69%) JSON
8 16 (32.65%) Spring
9 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
9 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
9 15 (30.61%) Degree
10 14 (28.57%) Selenium
11 13 (26.53%) PHP
11 13 (26.53%) UNIX
11 13 (26.53%) E-Commerce
12 12 (24.49%) Computer Science
13 11 (22.45%) QA
13 11 (22.45%) Software Engineering
13 11 (22.45%) Oracle
14 10 (20.41%) JIRA
15 9 (18.37%) SOAP
15 9 (18.37%) Web Services
15 9 (18.37%) Linux
15 9 (18.37%) jQuery
16 8 (16.33%) JPA
16 8 (16.33%) Mockito
16 8 (16.33%) Cucumber
16 8 (16.33%) PowerMock

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 (16.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 8 (16.33%) IBM HTTP Server
1 8 (16.33%) WebSphere
1 8 (16.33%) Tomcat
2 6 (12.24%) Umbraco
2 6 (12.24%) WordPress
3 5 (10.20%) Drupal
4 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.04%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Photoshop
1 4 (8.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.08%) InDesign
2 2 (4.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) HTTP
2 6 (12.24%) Internet
3 2 (4.08%) Firewall
4 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.04%) VPN
4 1 (2.04%) LAN
4 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.33%) Informix
2 8 (16.33%) RDBMS
2 8 (16.33%) MySQL
2 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.04%) Big Data
4 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Selenium
2 10 (20.41%) JIRA
3 8 (16.33%) JUnit
3 8 (16.33%) Introscope
3 8 (16.33%) Mockito
3 8 (16.33%) Cucumber
3 8 (16.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.08%) Subversion
4 2 (4.08%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Back Office
4 1 (2.04%) Law
4 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Developer
2 14 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.24%) PHP Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (10.20%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Tester
5 3 (6.12%) Junior
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Developer
5 3 (6.12%) SQL DBA
5 3 (6.12%) DBA
5 3 (6.12%) Designer
5 3 (6.12%) Automation Tester
5 3 (6.12%) Software Tester
5 3 (6.12%) UI Designer
6 2 (4.08%) UI Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Database Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.98%) CSS
2 21 (42.86%) HTML
3 18 (36.73%) RESTful
4 17 (34.69%) JSON
5 16 (32.65%) Spring
6 9 (18.37%) SOAP
6 9 (18.37%) Web Services
6 9 (18.37%) jQuery
7 8 (16.33%) JPA
7 8 (16.33%) PowerMock
7 8 (16.33%) JAX-RS
7 8 (16.33%) XML
7 8 (16.33%) XSL
7 8 (16.33%) WSDL
7 8 (16.33%) JAX-RPC
7 8 (16.33%) Hibernate
7 8 (16.33%) J2EE
7 8 (16.33%) JDBC
7 8 (16.33%) Java SE
7 8 (16.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Computer Science
2 8 (16.33%) N-Tier
2 8 (16.33%) Data Structures
2 8 (16.33%) Algorithms
3 6 (12.24%) User Experience
4 4 (8.16%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.12%) Replication
6 2 (4.08%) Online Banking
7 1 (2.04%) Online Games
7 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) UNIX
2 9 (18.37%) Linux
3 8 (16.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.78%) TDD
3 18 (36.73%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (26.53%) E-Commerce
5 11 (22.45%) Software Engineering
6 6 (12.24%) Content Management
7 5 (10.20%) Scrum
8 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.12%) MVC
9 3 (6.12%) Software Testing
9 3 (6.12%) UX Design
9 3 (6.12%) User Stories
9 3 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (4.08%) Test Planning
10 2 (4.08%) Asset Management
10 2 (4.08%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (4.08%) Project Management
10 2 (4.08%) SOA
10 2 (4.08%) ETL
10 2 (4.08%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) SQL
2 23 (46.94%) Java
3 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
4 13 (26.53%) PHP
5 5 (10.20%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.08%) VBA
6 2 (4.08%) Python
6 2 (4.08%) C#
7 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) IBM
2 8 (16.33%) Compuware
2 8 (16.33%) HP
2 8 (16.33%) Perforce
3 6 (12.24%) EPiServer
4 5 (10.20%) F5
5 4 (8.16%) Adobe
6 3 (6.12%) Sybase
7 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.04%) Cisco
8 1 (2.04%) Dell
8 1 (2.04%) Avaya
8 1 (2.04%) Juniper
8 1 (2.04%) Informatica
8 1 (2.04%) ZTE
8 1 (2.04%) Ab Initio
8 1 (2.04%) Teradata
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