The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 35 30 54
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +24
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.47% 5.22% 2.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% 15.38% 8.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 8
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Open Source
Cheshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
87 78 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 40.47% 33.91% 33.61%
Number of salaries quoted 76 57 89
Average salary £46,250 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £39,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous 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 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 11 (78.57%) HTML
1 11 (78.57%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) MySQL
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) TDD
4 5 (35.71%) Spring
4 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
4 5 (35.71%) JSON
4 5 (35.71%) JIRA
4 5 (35.71%) Selenium
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (35.71%) WordPress
4 5 (35.71%) Drupal
4 5 (35.71%) Magento
4 5 (35.71%) RESTful
4 5 (35.71%) Internet
4 5 (35.71%) Introscope
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) Perforce
4 5 (35.71%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (35.71%) N-Tier
4 5 (35.71%) IBM
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (35.71%) JAX-RPC
4 5 (35.71%) Compuware
4 5 (35.71%) HP
4 5 (35.71%) J2EE

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 (35.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 5 (35.71%) IBM HTTP Server
1 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
1 5 (35.71%) Drupal
1 5 (35.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) HTTP
1 5 (35.71%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) MySQL
2 5 (35.71%) Informix
2 5 (35.71%) RDBMS
2 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) JUnit
1 5 (35.71%) Introscope
1 5 (35.71%) JIRA
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
1 5 (35.71%) Mockito
1 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
1 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
2 5 (35.71%) PHP Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 5 (35.71%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Database Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Python Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) CSS
1 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) J2EE
2 5 (35.71%) RESTful
2 5 (35.71%) PowerMock
2 5 (35.71%) JAX-RS
2 5 (35.71%) JDBC
2 5 (35.71%) Servlets
2 5 (35.71%) SOAP
2 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) XML
2 5 (35.71%) XSL
2 5 (35.71%) WSDL
2 5 (35.71%) JAX-RPC
2 5 (35.71%) Spring
2 5 (35.71%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) Django
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) TDD
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 2 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) PHP
3 5 (35.71%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 2 (14.29%) VBA
5 1 (7.14%) Python
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
1 5 (35.71%) IBM
1 5 (35.71%) Compuware
1 5 (35.71%) HP
1 5 (35.71%) Perforce
1 5 (35.71%) F5
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) Avaya
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper
3 1 (7.14%) ZTE
Chester, Cheshire
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