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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Cheshire / Chester
Rank - 22 29
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 0 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 6.09% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 7.45% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 2
Median salary - £33,750 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.53%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
128 94 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 90.78% 81.74% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 92 83 121
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 25 February 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) hybris
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) GlassFish
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) JSTL
3 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) JBoss
3 2 (50.00%) RAD
3 2 (50.00%) RUP
3 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Struts

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) GlassFish
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) Neo4j
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) REST
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) JSTL
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Struts
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) RAD
2 2 (50.00%) RUP
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) hybris