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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 136 144 122
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 49 46 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.32% 1.14% 1.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.71% 3.43% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 49 43 70
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
1319 1343 1406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 35.62% 33.37% 33.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1070 1078 1212
Average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £49,150 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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
Rochdale -4 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Stockport - 3 £45,000 - 3
Oldham +7 1 £33,000 +32.00%
Bolton - 1 £39,000 -
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (28.57%) Java
3 20 (28.57%) MySQL
3 20 (28.57%) Linux
3 20 (28.57%) Degree
4 18 (25.71%) SQL
5 17 (24.29%) Oracle
5 17 (24.29%) C++
5 17 (24.29%) HTML
5 17 (24.29%) Ruby
6 16 (22.86%) Web Services
6 16 (22.86%) CSS
7 15 (21.43%) Python
8 14 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 14 (20.00%) XML
8 14 (20.00%) PHP
8 14 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (20.00%) Big Data
9 13 (18.57%) C#
10 11 (15.71%) SOA
10 11 (15.71%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (15.71%) Hadoop
10 11 (15.71%) Oracle BPM
11 10 (14.29%) Apache Hive
11 10 (14.29%) nginx
11 10 (14.29%) Marketing
11 10 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
12 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 10 (14.29%) nginx
2 7 (10.00%) Apache Pig
3 6 (8.57%) CMS
4 5 (7.14%) Apache
5 4 (5.71%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (5.71%) Node.js
5 4 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (5.71%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.86%) Moodle
6 2 (2.86%) Drupal
6 2 (2.86%) WordPress
7 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.43%) MS Project
2 1 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (7.14%) Magento
3 1 (1.43%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) Broadband
1 3 (4.29%) DNS
2 2 (2.86%) VoIP
2 2 (2.86%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.86%) SNMP
2 2 (2.86%) IPv6
2 2 (2.86%) SAN
3 1 (1.43%) Internet
3 1 (1.43%) ICMP
3 1 (1.43%) Firewall
3 1 (1.43%) Wireless
3 1 (1.43%) IPsec
3 1 (1.43%) Network Security
3 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.43%) SMTP
3 1 (1.43%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.57%) MySQL
2 14 (20.00%) Big Data
3 11 (15.71%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (15.71%) Hadoop
4 10 (14.29%) Apache Hive
4 10 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
5 9 (12.86%) Oracle Database
6 8 (11.43%) NoSQL
7 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
8 3 (4.29%) OLAP
8 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (4.29%) QlikView
8 3 (4.29%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (4.29%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.57%) Hudson
2 6 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.71%) SoapUI
3 4 (5.71%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (4.29%) Subversion
5 2 (2.86%) JIRA
5 2 (2.86%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.43%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (14.29%) Marketing
2 3 (4.29%) Retail
3 2 (2.86%) Back Office
3 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Finance
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (42.86%) Developer
2 15 (21.43%) Architect
3 7 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
4 5 (7.14%) PHP Developer
4 5 (7.14%) Big Data Architect
4 5 (7.14%) Consultant
4 5 (7.14%) Data Architect
5 4 (5.71%) Big Data Developer
6 3 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Middleware Architect
6 3 (4.29%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Applications Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Business Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) Tester
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.29%) HTML
2 16 (22.86%) Web Services
2 16 (22.86%) CSS
3 14 (20.00%) XML
4 8 (11.43%) Middleware
5 7 (10.00%) XSD
5 7 (10.00%) XSLT
5 7 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (10.00%) jQuery
5 7 (10.00%) Kafka
6 6 (8.57%) J2EE
6 6 (8.57%) SOAP
7 5 (7.14%) LAMP
7 5 (7.14%) .NET
7 5 (7.14%) CSS3
7 5 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (5.71%) HTML5
8 4 (5.71%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.71%) WSDL
8 4 (5.71%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.29%) Derivative
1 3 (4.29%) Visualisation
2 2 (2.86%) Social Media
2 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (2.86%) IVR
3 1 (1.43%) PKI
3 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (5.71%) UNIX
3 3 (4.29%) Windows
3 3 (4.29%) CentOS
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Solaris
4 1 (1.43%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 11 (15.71%) SOA
4 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (11.43%) OO
6 7 (10.00%) Release Management
7 6 (8.57%) Coaching
8 5 (7.14%) Data Architecture
8 5 (7.14%) Analytics
8 5 (7.14%) OOP
8 5 (7.14%) MVC
8 5 (7.14%) Scrum
8 5 (7.14%) Data Management
9 4 (5.71%) TDD
9 4 (5.71%) ETL
9 4 (5.71%) Time Management
9 4 (5.71%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.29%) Business Analytics
10 3 (4.29%) Master Data Management
10 3 (4.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (28.57%) Java
3 18 (25.71%) SQL
4 17 (24.29%) Ruby
4 17 (24.29%) C++
5 15 (21.43%) Python
6 14 (20.00%) PHP
7 13 (18.57%) C#
8 4 (5.71%) Perl
9 3 (4.29%) Scala
10 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.86%) Golang
10 2 (2.86%) VB
10 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.86%) C
11 1 (1.43%) Korn
11 1 (1.43%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 20 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) ISEB
3 2 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (2.86%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.43%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) SLA
3 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) Puppet
2 5 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.86%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.86%) Nagios
3 2 (2.86%) Nessus
3 2 (2.86%) Nmap
4 1 (1.43%) Cacti
Vendors
1 17 (24.29%) Oracle
2 5 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.71%) Zend
3 4 (5.71%) Talend
4 3 (4.29%) Tableau
4 3 (4.29%) Business Objects
4 3 (4.29%) SAP
4 3 (4.29%) Cognos
4 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.86%) VMware
5 2 (2.86%) Qualys
6 1 (1.43%) Percona
6 1 (1.43%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.43%) Adobe
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