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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 31 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 4 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.70% 3.87% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 4.90% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 3
Median salary £47,500 £30,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+55.73% +1.66%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
129 143 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 87.16% 79.01% 93.97%
Number of salaries quoted 100 129 185
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £62,500
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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Chester region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Chester

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) hybris
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) GlassFish
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) JSTL
3 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Struts
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) JBoss
3 2 (40.00%) RAD
3 2 (40.00%) RUP

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 (40.00%) GlassFish
1 2 (40.00%) JBoss
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) Neo4j
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) JSTL
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Struts
3 1 (20.00%) Django
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) RAD
2 2 (40.00%) RUP
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) hybris