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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 24 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 5 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.72% 0.52% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% 0.61% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
Average salary £33,750 £23,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.61% -41.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £23,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £23,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
85 163 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 80.19% 85.34% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 74 140 114
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 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 13 February 2016, 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 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) DevOps
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) Python
4 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) ETL
4 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (23.53%) Auto-Scaling
4 4 (23.53%) Tableau
4 4 (23.53%) Vertica
4 4 (23.53%) Big Data
4 4 (23.53%) Talend
5 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
5 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
5 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
5 3 (17.65%) Django
5 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
5 3 (17.65%) PHP
5 3 (17.65%) Web Services
6 2 (11.76%) C#
6 2 (11.76%) Java
6 2 (11.76%) J2EE
6 2 (11.76%) MySQL
6 2 (11.76%) DHCP
6 2 (11.76%) VPN

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon S3
2 2 (11.76%) Route 53
3 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DHCP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) Network Security
1 2 (11.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Big Data
1 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
2 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.76%) MySQL
3 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (11.76%) GitLab
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) Maven
2 2 (11.76%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.88%) Hudson
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Python Developer
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Customer Executive
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Lync Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Web Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Django
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (5.88%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
1 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Android
2 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) CentOS
2 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) DevOps
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Auto-Scaling
2 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (23.53%) ETL
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) Pair Programming
3 2 (11.76%) TDD
3 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) BDD
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) Python
3 3 (17.65%) PHP
4 2 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
2 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
1 2 (11.76%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Tableau
1 4 (23.53%) Talend
1 4 (23.53%) Vertica
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.76%) RightScale
3 1 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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