The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 139 132 108
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -24
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 41 49 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.01% 1.29% 2.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.23% 4.22% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 33 47 59
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,600 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,700 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Open Source
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1270 1162 1270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 31.27% 30.66% 33.62%
Number of salaries quoted 979 970 1073
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Open Source
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Manchester region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Manchester

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Manchester

Open Source
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury - 12 £24,000 - 1
Rochdale - 2 £47,000 -
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 39 (49.37%) JavaScript
2 38 (48.10%) HTML
3 36 (45.57%) PHP
4 33 (41.77%) CSS
5 28 (35.44%) MySQL
6 27 (34.18%) SQL
7 24 (30.38%) Java
8 23 (29.11%) Degree
9 20 (25.32%) Linux
9 20 (25.32%) ERP
10 18 (22.78%) MVC
11 17 (21.52%) CRM
12 15 (18.99%) Web Services
13 14 (17.72%) Coaching
14 13 (16.46%) .NET
14 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (15.19%) Marketing
15 12 (15.19%) jQuery
15 12 (15.19%) Digital Marketing
15 12 (15.19%) C#
15 12 (15.19%) Scrum
16 11 (13.92%) Configuration Management
16 11 (13.92%) Python
16 11 (13.92%) MS Excel
16 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
16 11 (13.92%) MongoDB
17 10 (12.66%) Internet
17 10 (12.66%) Perl
17 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
17 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (11.39%) Apache
2 7 (8.86%) Drupal
3 6 (7.59%) Confluence
4 5 (6.33%) Apache Pig
4 5 (6.33%) SAS
5 3 (3.80%) WordPress
6 2 (2.53%) CMS
6 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (2.53%) AquaLogic
6 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.53%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.53%) WebLogic Integration
6 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.53%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 1 (1.27%) Node.js
7 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.27%) CloudStack
7 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (13.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.33%) SPSS
3 1 (1.27%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Magento
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.53%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.33%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (6.33%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (2.53%) SaaS
4 1 (1.27%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.66%) Internet
2 5 (6.33%) AMQP
3 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.53%) Firewall
4 2 (2.53%) tcpdump
4 2 (2.53%) HSRP
4 2 (2.53%) Ethereal
4 2 (2.53%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.27%) Network Security
5 1 (1.27%) Wireless
5 1 (1.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.44%) MySQL
2 11 (13.92%) MongoDB
3 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
4 8 (10.13%) Hadoop
5 7 (8.86%) Big Data
5 7 (8.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (8.86%) NoSQL
6 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database
6 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
7 5 (6.33%) Sqoop
7 5 (6.33%) Triplestore
7 5 (6.33%) Apache Hive
7 5 (6.33%) HBase
7 5 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (6.33%) Data Mining
7 5 (6.33%) RDBMS
7 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.80%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) JUnit
1 7 (8.86%) JIRA
2 5 (6.33%) Eclipse
2 5 (6.33%) Mercurial
2 5 (6.33%) Gradle
3 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.27%) Hudson
4 1 (1.27%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.27%) Subversion
4 1 (1.27%) Selenium
4 1 (1.27%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (15.19%) Marketing
2 9 (11.39%) Finance
3 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.53%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Law
4 2 (2.53%) Advertising
5 1 (1.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (54.43%) Developer
2 22 (27.85%) PHP Developer
3 11 (13.92%) Junior Developer
3 11 (13.92%) Junior
3 11 (13.92%) Junior PHP Developer
4 10 (12.66%) Architect
5 9 (11.39%) Java Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.33%) Programmer
7 5 (6.33%) Data Architect
7 5 (6.33%) Team Leader
7 5 (6.33%) .NET Team Leader
7 5 (6.33%) Big Data Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Web Development Manager
8 4 (5.06%) Web Manager
8 4 (5.06%) Development Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Consultant
9 3 (3.80%) Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Development Team Leader
9 3 (3.80%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (48.10%) HTML
2 33 (41.77%) CSS
3 15 (18.99%) Web Services
4 13 (16.46%) .NET
5 12 (15.19%) jQuery
6 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET
7 6 (7.59%) Symfony
8 5 (6.33%) Java EE
8 5 (6.33%) JSON
8 5 (6.33%) EJB
8 5 (6.33%) J2EE
8 5 (6.33%) JMS
8 5 (6.33%) Hibernate
9 4 (5.06%) LAMP
9 4 (5.06%) RESTful
10 3 (3.80%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (3.80%) Spring
11 2 (2.53%) XHTML
11 2 (2.53%) J2SE
11 2 (2.53%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Visualisation
2 5 (6.33%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.06%) Statistics
4 3 (3.80%) Social Media
4 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.53%) User Experience
5 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.53%) Web 2.0
5 2 (2.53%) W3C
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.27%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.27%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.32%) Linux
2 7 (8.86%) Windows
3 6 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.80%) UNIX
5 1 (1.27%) Solaris
5 1 (1.27%) Fedora
5 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.32%) ERP
2 18 (22.78%) MVC
3 17 (21.52%) CRM
4 14 (17.72%) Coaching
5 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (15.19%) Scrum
6 12 (15.19%) Digital Marketing
7 11 (13.92%) Configuration Management
8 10 (12.66%) Project Management
8 10 (12.66%) Content Management
9 9 (11.39%) UML
9 9 (11.39%) Business Development
9 9 (11.39%) Software Architecture
9 9 (11.39%) Analytics
10 7 (8.86%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (7.59%) Web Development
11 6 (7.59%) MapReduce
11 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (7.59%) DevOps
11 6 (7.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 39 (49.37%) JavaScript
2 36 (45.57%) PHP
3 27 (34.18%) SQL
4 24 (30.38%) Java
5 12 (15.19%) C#
6 11 (13.92%) Python
7 10 (12.66%) Perl
8 8 (10.13%) Ruby
9 5 (6.33%) R
10 4 (5.06%) C
11 2 (2.53%) C++
11 2 (2.53%) PHP5
12 1 (1.27%) Groovy
12 1 (1.27%) Scala
12 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.27%) Clojure
12 1 (1.27%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 23 (29.11%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) ISEB
4 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (6.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.33%) Puppet
3 3 (3.80%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.27%) YUM
4 1 (1.27%) Ansible
4 1 (1.27%) logstash
4 1 (1.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.39%) Oracle
3 6 (7.59%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.33%) Hitachi
4 5 (6.33%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.80%) IBM
6 2 (2.53%) Cisco
6 2 (2.53%) Adobe
6 2 (2.53%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.53%) Endeca
6 2 (2.53%) Zend
7 1 (1.27%) Google
7 1 (1.27%) Perforce
7 1 (1.27%) VMware
7 1 (1.27%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.27%) Splunk
7 1 (1.27%) Twitter
7 1 (1.27%) Apple
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 20 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Experts
Salary: £13000 - £15000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17,000 - £22,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Stockport
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auto Trader
Salary: Plus great benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auto Trader
Salary: Plus great benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £47000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus & expenses
Posted: 22 days ago
Wigan
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago