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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 34 56 37
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -19
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 17 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.27% 1.76% 4.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.49% 4.17% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 14
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
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
126 216 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 31.66% 42.27% 42.78%
Number of salaries quoted 86 193 133
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,100 £55,000 £60,000
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 22 May 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 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (52.00%) IBM
3 12 (48.00%) Visualisation
3 12 (48.00%) Pentaho
3 12 (48.00%) R
3 12 (48.00%) Tableau
3 12 (48.00%) Business Analytics
3 12 (48.00%) Analytics
3 12 (48.00%) Business Analysis
3 12 (48.00%) QlikView
3 12 (48.00%) SPSS
3 12 (48.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (48.00%) Business Objects
3 12 (48.00%) Python
3 12 (48.00%) Cognos
3 12 (48.00%) SAS
3 12 (48.00%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (36.00%) Oracle
7 8 (32.00%) Teradata
7 8 (32.00%) MongoDB
7 8 (32.00%) Cloudera
8 7 (28.00%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (20.00%) Finance
10 4 (16.00%) MBA
10 4 (16.00%) Project Management
10 4 (16.00%) NHS
10 4 (16.00%) PRINCE
10 4 (16.00%) JavaScript

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (48.00%) SAS
2 2 (8.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (48.00%) SPSS
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
1 2 (8.00%) SSH
2 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) Telnet
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) Pentaho
1 12 (48.00%) QlikView
2 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (32.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (16.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 4 (16.00%) Base SAS
5 3 (12.00%) MySQL
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (4.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Facilita Forecast
1 1 (4.00%) LoadUI
1 1 (4.00%) WinDbg
1 1 (4.00%) JMeter
1 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Consultant
2 10 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 8 (32.00%) SAS BI Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Manager
5 1 (4.00%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Support Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Test Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.00%) AWS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) HTML
1 2 (8.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.00%) Laravel
2 1 (4.00%) Yii
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.00%) OLE DB
2 1 (4.00%) WSDL
2 1 (4.00%) ODBC
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Visualisation
2 4 (16.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Business Analytics
1 12 (48.00%) Analytics
1 12 (48.00%) Business Analysis
1 12 (48.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 12 (48.00%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.00%) PRINCE
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (16.00%) DSDM
4 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.00%) Content Management
6 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) R
1 12 (48.00%) Python
2 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) MBA
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (52.00%) IBM
3 12 (48.00%) Tableau
3 12 (48.00%) Business Objects
3 12 (48.00%) Cognos
4 9 (36.00%) Oracle
5 8 (32.00%) Teradata
5 8 (32.00%) Cloudera
6 1 (4.00%) Zend
6 1 (4.00%) Alias
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Unisys