The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 38 49 50
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 4 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.21% 1.09% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.34% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 10
Average salary £36,250 £60,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.58% +84.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £41,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £60,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Open Source
Merseyside

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
263 373 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 79.46% 81.26% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 212 308 335
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £57,950
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 15 (71.43%) Python
2 13 (61.90%) Cognos
2 13 (61.90%) SAS
2 13 (61.90%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (61.90%) IBM
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) SPSS
2 13 (61.90%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (61.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (61.90%) Business Analysis
2 13 (61.90%) QlikView
2 13 (61.90%) Pentaho
2 13 (61.90%) Visualisation
2 13 (61.90%) R
2 13 (61.90%) Business Analytics
2 13 (61.90%) Analytics
2 13 (61.90%) Tableau
3 10 (47.62%) Data Visualisation
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 7 (33.33%) Base SAS
5 6 (28.57%) Cloudera
5 6 (28.57%) MongoDB
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle
5 6 (28.57%) Teradata
6 4 (19.05%) PRINCE
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL
6 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
6 4 (19.05%) DSDM
6 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 13 (61.90%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (61.90%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) BusinessObjects
1 13 (61.90%) QlikView
1 13 (61.90%) Pentaho
2 7 (33.33%) Base SAS
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 6 (28.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
1 1 (4.76%) JMeter
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Facilita Forecast
1 1 (4.76%) LoadUI
General
1 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Consultant
2 9 (42.86%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) SAS BI Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) AWS Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Test Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) Stakeholder Management
1 13 (61.90%) Business Analysis
1 13 (61.90%) Business Analytics
1 13 (61.90%) Analytics
2 10 (47.62%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
3 4 (19.05%) PRINCE
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
3 4 (19.05%) DSDM
4 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.76%) System Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) Python
2 13 (61.90%) R
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.52%) Lua
3 2 (9.52%) PHP
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Cognos
1 13 (61.90%) IBM
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
1 13 (61.90%) Tableau
2 6 (28.57%) Cloudera
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) Teradata
3 1 (4.76%) HP