The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 36 57 38
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -19
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 12 7 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.02% 1.29% 5.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.79% 1.53% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 21
Average salary - £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Open Source
Merseyside

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
317 459 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 79.65% 84.38% 86.71%
Number of salaries quoted 234 391 347
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 2 July 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 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 16 (59.26%) IBM
3 15 (55.56%) R
3 15 (55.56%) Visualisation
3 15 (55.56%) Business Analytics
3 15 (55.56%) Analytics
3 15 (55.56%) Tableau
3 15 (55.56%) Business Analysis
3 15 (55.56%) QlikView
3 15 (55.56%) Pentaho
3 15 (55.56%) Cognos
3 15 (55.56%) SAS
3 15 (55.56%) Python
3 15 (55.56%) Business Objects
3 15 (55.56%) SPSS
3 15 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
4 10 (37.04%) Data Visualisation
5 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (33.33%) Oracle
6 8 (29.63%) Teradata
6 8 (29.63%) MongoDB
6 8 (29.63%) Cloudera
7 7 (25.93%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 7 (25.93%) Base SAS
8 5 (18.52%) Finance
9 4 (14.81%) MBA
9 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (14.81%) TOGAF

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 15 (55.56%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (55.56%) SPSS
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) SSH
2 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.70%) SSL
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Telnet
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) QlikView
1 15 (55.56%) Pentaho
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
3 8 (29.63%) MongoDB
4 7 (25.93%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 7 (25.93%) Base SAS
5 2 (7.41%) MySQL
6 1 (3.70%) MS Access
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.70%) JMeter
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) WinDbg
1 1 (3.70%) Facilita Forecast
1 1 (3.70%) LoadUI
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Consultant
2 10 (37.04%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 8 (29.63%) SAS BI Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) AWS Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Support Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Support Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) QA Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.70%) Support Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) J2EE
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) ODBC
1 1 (3.70%) WSDL
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (3.70%) OLE DB
1 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Visualisation
2 4 (14.81%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
1 15 (55.56%) Business Analysis
1 15 (55.56%) Business Analytics
1 15 (55.56%) Analytics
2 10 (37.04%) Data Visualisation
3 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
4 4 (14.81%) PRINCE
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.81%) DSDM
4 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.70%) System Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Python
1 15 (55.56%) R
2 3 (11.11%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) VBScript
3 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) MBA
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) MCP
2 1 (3.70%) MCSE
2 1 (3.70%) CCNA
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 16 (59.26%) IBM
3 15 (55.56%) Business Objects
3 15 (55.56%) Cognos
3 15 (55.56%) Tableau
4 9 (33.33%) Oracle
5 8 (29.63%) Cloudera
5 8 (29.63%) Teradata
6 1 (3.70%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) Alias
6 1 (3.70%) Unisys