The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Liverpool region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 59 42 59
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 3 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.56% 4.41% 1.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.83% 12.57% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 9
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
164 167 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 30.89% 35.08% 34.76%
Number of salaries quoted 146 144 180
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
Merseyside

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 23 July 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 13 (50.00%) HTML
1 13 (50.00%) CSS
2 12 (46.15%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 12 (46.15%) MVC
2 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Web Development
3 11 (42.31%) PHP
3 11 (42.31%) MySQL
3 11 (42.31%) Cucumber
4 10 (38.46%) Linux
5 9 (34.62%) Degree
5 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
6 8 (30.77%) Zend
6 8 (30.77%) Subversion
6 8 (30.77%) MySQL Certification
7 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (26.92%) Automated Testing
8 6 (23.08%) Migration
8 6 (23.08%) Hibernate
8 6 (23.08%) Scrum
8 6 (23.08%) TDD
8 6 (23.08%) Spring Security
8 6 (23.08%) Java EE
8 6 (23.08%) QA
8 6 (23.08%) Apache Axis
8 6 (23.08%) Spring MVC
8 6 (23.08%) Selenium
8 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
8 6 (23.08%) Spring

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (19.23%) nginx
2 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) MySQL
2 5 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
4 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Cucumber
2 8 (30.77%) Subversion
3 6 (23.08%) Maven
3 6 (23.08%) Selenium
3 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 6 (23.08%) Hudson
3 6 (23.08%) SoapUI
3 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 6 (23.08%) Ant
4 5 (19.23%) RSpec
General
1 2 (7.69%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Senior Developer
3 7 (26.92%) PHP Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Senior PHP Developer
4 6 (23.08%) QA Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Java Developer
5 5 (19.23%) QA Automation Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Ruby Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (3.85%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) HTML
1 13 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (23.08%) JSP
2 6 (23.08%) Servlets
2 6 (23.08%) Hibernate
2 6 (23.08%) Spring
2 6 (23.08%) Java EE
2 6 (23.08%) Apache Axis
2 6 (23.08%) Spring MVC
2 6 (23.08%) JPA
2 6 (23.08%) Apache CXF
2 6 (23.08%) Spring Security
2 6 (23.08%) Gherkin
3 5 (19.23%) jQuery
3 5 (19.23%) RESTful
3 5 (19.23%) HTML5
3 5 (19.23%) Phusion Passenger
3 5 (19.23%) Ajax
3 5 (19.23%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (19.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
2 5 (19.23%) N-Tier
3 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) UNIX
3 5 (19.23%) Ubuntu
4 4 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (46.15%) MVC
1 12 (46.15%) Web Development
2 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (26.92%) Automated Testing
3 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
3 6 (23.08%) Migration
3 6 (23.08%) Scrum
3 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 6 (23.08%) TDD
3 6 (23.08%) DSDM
3 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (19.23%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (19.23%) OO
5 3 (11.54%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
5 3 (11.54%) Use Case
5 3 (11.54%) User Stories
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Java
1 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 11 (42.31%) PHP
3 6 (23.08%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) C++
3 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 5 (19.23%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
2 8 (30.77%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Capistrano
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Zend
2 3 (11.54%) WSO2
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
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