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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 44 36 55
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 8 28 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.86% 5.51% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.40% 16.18% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 27 3
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
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 Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Miscellaneous Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
125 173 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 29.07% 34.06% 38.35%
Number of salaries quoted 104 154 141
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £51,400
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
4 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
5 7 (36.84%) HTML
5 7 (36.84%) CSS
5 7 (36.84%) Linux
6 6 (31.58%) MySQL
7 5 (26.32%) Business Objects
7 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (26.32%) Finance
7 5 (26.32%) QlikView
8 4 (21.05%) Umbraco
8 4 (21.05%) CMS
8 4 (21.05%) MBA
8 4 (21.05%) Project Management
8 4 (21.05%) NHS
8 4 (21.05%) Internet
8 4 (21.05%) UNIX
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle
8 4 (21.05%) SQL
8 4 (21.05%) .NET
9 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
9 3 (15.79%) PHP
9 3 (15.79%) OLAP
9 3 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (15.79%) RUP
9 3 (15.79%) Python
9 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
9 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 4 (21.05%) CMS
1 4 (21.05%) Umbraco
2 3 (15.79%) Node.js
3 2 (10.53%) SAS
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) SPSS
3 1 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) Telnet
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) SSH
2 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) MySQL
3 5 (26.32%) QlikView
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
4 3 (15.79%) Redis
4 3 (15.79%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (15.79%) Spotfire
4 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (15.79%) OLAP
4 3 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (10.53%) Pentaho
5 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
6 1 (5.26%) MS Access
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) WinDbg
2 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Applications Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Technical Leader
2 3 (15.79%) Applications Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (10.53%) SAS BI Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) CSS
1 7 (36.84%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) .NET
3 3 (15.79%) LAMP
3 3 (15.79%) Yii
3 3 (15.79%) REST
3 3 (15.79%) Laravel
3 3 (15.79%) Backbone.js
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) Django
4 1 (5.26%) J2EE
4 1 (5.26%) ODBC
4 1 (5.26%) WSDL
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.26%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) NHS
2 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) MVC
4 3 (15.79%) TDD
4 3 (15.79%) Content Management
4 3 (15.79%) RUP
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.79%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) Analytics
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.79%) PHP
3 3 (15.79%) Python
3 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.53%) R
4 2 (10.53%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) MBA
2 1 (5.26%) VCP4
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Business Objects
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
4 3 (15.79%) IBM
4 3 (15.79%) Zend
5 2 (10.53%) Tableau
5 2 (10.53%) Cloudera
5 2 (10.53%) Cognos
5 2 (10.53%) Teradata
6 1 (5.26%) Unisys
6 1 (5.26%) Alias
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