The 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 45 42 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +19
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 7 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.91% 4.67% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.86% 14.47% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 4
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,200 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,800 £38,850
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
Open Source
Merseyside

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

Miscellaneous Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
102 159 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 27.79% 32.32% 38.79%
Number of salaries quoted 86 146 153
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 9 (56.25%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Advertising
3 6 (37.50%) LAMP
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 6 (37.50%) BDD
3 6 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 6 (37.50%) Node.js
3 6 (37.50%) REST
3 6 (37.50%) Backbone.js
3 6 (37.50%) Redis
3 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 5 (31.25%) MySQL
5 4 (25.00%) PHP
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) Zend
6 3 (18.75%) QlikView
6 3 (18.75%) Spotfire
6 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (18.75%) Content Management
6 3 (18.75%) Laravel
6 3 (18.75%) Yii
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 6 (37.50%) Node.js
2 3 (18.75%) CMS
2 3 (18.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 6 (37.50%) NoSQL
1 6 (37.50%) Redis
2 5 (31.25%) MySQL
3 3 (18.75%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (18.75%) OLAP
3 3 (18.75%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (18.75%) Spotfire
3 3 (18.75%) QlikView
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 6 (37.50%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Applications Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Applications Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Leader
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (12.50%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Python Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Magento Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) HTML
1 9 (56.25%) CSS
2 6 (37.50%) LAMP
2 6 (37.50%) REST
2 6 (37.50%) Backbone.js
2 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (18.75%) Yii
3 3 (18.75%) Laravel
3 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 2 (12.50%) Gherkin
5 1 (6.25%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
2 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
3 3 (18.75%) Content Management
3 3 (18.75%) RUP
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) MVC
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) PHP
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
3 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Zend
3 3 (18.75%) Business Objects
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
Liverpool
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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