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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 40 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 18 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.27% 3.89% 2.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.68% 10.23% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 21 7
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £47,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
142 215 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 33.65% 37.99% 39.56%
Number of salaries quoted 95 188 119
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £64,700 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (65.22%) SQL Server
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) QlikView
3 10 (43.48%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (43.48%) Business Objects
4 9 (39.13%) Oracle
4 9 (39.13%) IBM
5 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (34.78%) SPSS
5 8 (34.78%) Cognos
5 8 (34.78%) SAS
5 8 (34.78%) Python
5 8 (34.78%) Pentaho
5 8 (34.78%) Visualisation
5 8 (34.78%) MongoDB
5 8 (34.78%) R
5 8 (34.78%) Tableau
5 8 (34.78%) Cloudera
5 8 (34.78%) Business Analytics
5 8 (34.78%) Analytics
5 8 (34.78%) Teradata
5 8 (34.78%) Business Analysis
6 7 (30.43%) Linux
7 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
8 5 (21.74%) MySQL
8 5 (21.74%) Finance
9 4 (17.39%) MBA
9 4 (17.39%) Umbraco
9 4 (17.39%) HTML

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (34.78%) SAS
2 4 (17.39%) CMS
2 4 (17.39%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) SPSS
2 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) SSH
3 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
3 1 (4.35%) Telnet
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (43.48%) QlikView
3 8 (34.78%) Pentaho
3 8 (34.78%) MongoDB
4 5 (21.74%) MySQL
5 2 (8.70%) Spotfire
5 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (8.70%) OLAP
5 2 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (8.70%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.35%) MS Access
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
1 1 (4.35%) JMeter
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) WinDbg
1 1 (4.35%) Facilita Forecast
1 1 (4.35%) LoadUI
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Consultant
1 8 (34.78%) SAS BI Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Test Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Support Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) CSS
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) Yii
2 3 (13.04%) Laravel
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) J2EE
3 1 (4.35%) ODBC
3 1 (4.35%) WSDL
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.35%) OLE DB
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Visualisation
2 4 (17.39%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) UNIX
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (34.78%) Business Analysis
3 8 (34.78%) Business Analytics
3 8 (34.78%) Analytics
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) MVC
5 3 (13.04%) Content Management
5 3 (13.04%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) RUP
6 2 (8.70%) DSDM
6 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Python
1 8 (34.78%) R
2 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) PHP
3 3 (13.04%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VBScript
5 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) MBA
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) MCP
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) Business Objects
3 9 (39.13%) Oracle
3 9 (39.13%) IBM
4 8 (34.78%) Cognos
4 8 (34.78%) Teradata
4 8 (34.78%) Tableau
4 8 (34.78%) Cloudera
5 3 (13.04%) Zend
6 1 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) Alias
6 1 (4.35%) Unisys