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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 44 55 59
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 8 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.84% 1.67% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.57% 5.10% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 4
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
175 157 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 40.23% 32.85% 35.96%
Number of salaries quoted 143 132 174
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (66.67%) CSS
1 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) TDD
2 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (46.67%) Cucumber
4 6 (40.00%) LAMP
4 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (33.33%) Backbone.js
5 5 (33.33%) Redis
5 5 (33.33%) Node.js
5 5 (33.33%) REST
5 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 5 (33.33%) Advertising
5 5 (33.33%) MVC
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) BDD
5 5 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (26.67%) Ruby
6 4 (26.67%) Ajax
6 4 (26.67%) Ubuntu
6 4 (26.67%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (26.67%) jQuery
6 4 (26.67%) nginx
6 4 (26.67%) RESTful
6 4 (26.67%) RSpec
6 4 (26.67%) HTML5

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (33.33%) Node.js
2 4 (26.67%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 5 (33.33%) Redis
2 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (46.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (26.67%) RSpec
3 4 (26.67%) Subversion
4 3 (20.00%) Selenium
4 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (33.33%) Advertising
2 2 (13.33%) Games
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Applications Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Ruby Developer
5 3 (20.00%) QA Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Python/Django Developer
6 1 (6.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Magento Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) HTML
1 10 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) LAMP
3 5 (33.33%) REST
3 5 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 4 (26.67%) Ajax
4 4 (26.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (26.67%) jQuery
4 4 (26.67%) RESTful
4 4 (26.67%) HTML5
4 4 (26.67%) Phusion Passenger
5 3 (20.00%) Gherkin
6 1 (6.67%) Symfony
6 1 (6.67%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (26.67%) N-Tier
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (60.00%) TDD
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (33.33%) BDD
2 5 (33.33%) MVC
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
3 4 (26.67%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (26.67%) OO
4 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) Ruby
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Capistrano
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Zend
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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