The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
North West / Lancashire
Rank 56 44 63
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +19
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 4 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.81% 0.85% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.02% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Median salary £53,380 £43,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% -16.09%
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £47,250 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +2.71%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
439 294 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 88.87% 83.52% 88.73%
Number of salaries quoted 396 246 382
Median salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,900 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £52,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Open Source
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Lancashire

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Open Source
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool - 3 £53,380 -
Preston - 1 £35,000 -
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) SDLC
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Advertising
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) Node.js
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (30.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) Sun
5 3 (30.00%) PHP
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) MySQL
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) MVC
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) Web Development
5 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Open Source Development
6 1 (10.00%) Tandem
6 1 (10.00%) Data Management
6 1 (10.00%) Content Management
6 1 (10.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) CMS

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Java Software Developer
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (40.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 4 (40.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 4 (40.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Node.js
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Blog
1 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (10.00%) Tandem
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) AIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) SDLC
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (30.00%) MVC
5 3 (30.00%) Open Source Development
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Web Development
6 1 (10.00%) Content Management
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Data Management
6 1 (10.00%) DevOps
6 1 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
6 1 (10.00%) Release Management
6 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Sun
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