The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Liverpool region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 43 41 56
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 22 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.90% 2.51% 3.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.02% 7.83% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 6
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -8.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
Miscellaneous Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
183 115 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 32.45% 32.12% 35.85%
Number of salaries quoted 156 95 128
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
Open Source
Merseyside

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Open Source
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Liverpool

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 34 (72.34%) Java
2 22 (46.81%) Linux
2 22 (46.81%) Cucumber
3 21 (44.68%) HTML
3 21 (44.68%) CSS
4 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
4 20 (42.55%) MVC
5 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (38.30%) Spring
7 17 (36.17%) Software Testing
7 17 (36.17%) Web Development
7 17 (36.17%) Test Automation
7 17 (36.17%) QA
7 17 (36.17%) Selenium
7 17 (36.17%) SoapUI
7 17 (36.17%) Test Strategy
7 17 (36.17%) Gherkin
8 16 (34.04%) C#
8 16 (34.04%) C++
8 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
9 15 (31.91%) Servlets
9 15 (31.91%) Windows
9 15 (31.91%) Java EE
9 15 (31.91%) Maven
9 15 (31.91%) Automated Testing
10 14 (29.79%) Hibernate
10 14 (29.79%) JSP
10 14 (29.79%) Apache Axis
10 14 (29.79%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (29.79%) JPA

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 8 (17.02%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.64%) nginx
3 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.38%) Alfresco
5 1 (2.13%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
2 13 (27.66%) MySQL
3 5 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (46.81%) Cucumber
2 17 (36.17%) Selenium
2 17 (36.17%) SoapUI
3 15 (31.91%) Maven
4 11 (23.40%) Ant
4 11 (23.40%) Hudson
4 11 (23.40%) Jenkins
5 9 (19.15%) Subversion
6 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
7 5 (10.64%) RSpec
8 4 (8.51%) JUnit
9 3 (6.38%) Eclipse
10 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (4.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (63.83%) Developer
2 18 (38.30%) Java Developer
3 17 (36.17%) QA Engineer
3 17 (36.17%) QA Automation Engineer
3 17 (36.17%) Automation Engineer
4 15 (31.91%) Test Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Senior Developer
5 7 (14.89%) PHP Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Senior PHP Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Ruby Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Java Team Leader
7 3 (6.38%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.13%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 1 (2.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Quality Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (44.68%) HTML
1 21 (44.68%) CSS
2 18 (38.30%) Spring
3 17 (36.17%) Gherkin
4 15 (31.91%) Servlets
4 15 (31.91%) Java EE
5 14 (29.79%) Hibernate
5 14 (29.79%) JSP
5 14 (29.79%) Apache Axis
5 14 (29.79%) JPA
5 14 (29.79%) Apache CXF
6 11 (23.40%) Spring Security
6 11 (23.40%) Spring MVC
7 9 (19.15%) ActiveMQ
8 8 (17.02%) WebSphere MQ
8 8 (17.02%) Middleware
9 7 (14.89%) J2EE
10 6 (12.77%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (12.77%) jQuery
11 5 (10.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.64%) N-Tier
3 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Linux
2 15 (31.91%) Windows
3 12 (25.53%) UNIX
4 5 (10.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) MVC
2 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (36.17%) Software Testing
3 17 (36.17%) Web Development
3 17 (36.17%) Test Automation
3 17 (36.17%) Test Strategy
4 15 (31.91%) Automated Testing
5 14 (29.79%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (25.53%) Scrum
7 11 (23.40%) Migration
7 11 (23.40%) DSDM
8 8 (17.02%) Zachman Framework
8 8 (17.02%) TOGAF
8 8 (17.02%) User Stories
8 8 (17.02%) Use Case
9 7 (14.89%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (14.89%) Project Management
10 6 (12.77%) TDD
11 5 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (10.64%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 34 (72.34%) Java
2 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
3 16 (34.04%) C#
3 16 (34.04%) C++
4 11 (23.40%) Shell Script
5 10 (21.28%) PHP
6 6 (12.77%) Ruby
7 2 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 7 (14.89%) MySQL Certification
3 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (36.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Capistrano
1 5 (10.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) WSO2
2 7 (14.89%) Zend
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle
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