The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 30 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 3 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.81% 6.52% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 6.98% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 6
Median salary £27,000 £34,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.58% +18.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £26,041 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £44,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Open Source
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
138 215 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 83.13% 93.48% 80.33%
Number of salaries quoted 127 117 134
Median salary £37,500 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Open Source
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Chester region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Chester

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) DevOps
3 9 (56.25%) Web Development
3 9 (56.25%) Python
3 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
4 8 (50.00%) Django
5 6 (37.50%) Data Mining
6 4 (25.00%) VPN
6 4 (25.00%) PHP
6 4 (25.00%) Java
6 4 (25.00%) J2EE
6 4 (25.00%) Web Services
6 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (25.00%) Ubuntu
6 4 (25.00%) GitLab
6 4 (25.00%) Auto-Scaling
6 4 (25.00%) Rundeck
6 4 (25.00%) Big Data
6 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Android
6 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (12.50%) R
7 2 (12.50%) Tableau
7 2 (12.50%) Vertica
7 2 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
7 2 (12.50%) Talend
7 2 (12.50%) Data Engineering
7 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Data Mining
2 4 (25.00%) Big Data
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) GitLab
2 2 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Python Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Cloud Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Web Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Django
2 4 (25.00%) J2EE
2 4 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Android
2 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) DevOps
2 9 (56.25%) Web Development
3 4 (25.00%) Auto-Scaling
3 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Data Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) Pair Programming
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
1 9 (56.25%) Python
2 4 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (12.50%) R
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C#
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Tableau
1 2 (12.50%) Talend
1 2 (12.50%) Vertica