The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 111 125 144
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +19
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 74 60 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.14% 1.66% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 1.93% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 56 59 40
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £29,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £70,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Open Source
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3072 3116 3415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.63% 86.34% 86.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2599 2556 2828
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
Altrincham - 9 £41,500 - 1
Salford - 2 £60,000 - 1
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 72 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (40.97%) Java
3 45 (31.25%) Linux
4 41 (28.47%) Software Engineering
5 39 (27.08%) PHP
6 38 (26.39%) .NET
7 35 (24.31%) Python
7 35 (24.31%) Git (software)
8 32 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 32 (22.22%) TDD
9 31 (21.53%) HTML
9 31 (21.53%) XML
10 29 (20.14%) Scrum
10 29 (20.14%) Web Development
10 29 (20.14%) Amazon AWS
10 29 (20.14%) DevOps
11 28 (19.44%) Apache
12 27 (18.75%) SQL
13 25 (17.36%) Google
14 24 (16.67%) Degree
14 24 (16.67%) Maven
14 24 (16.67%) OO
15 23 (15.97%) SOA
16 22 (15.28%) MySQL
16 22 (15.28%) JSON
17 21 (14.58%) jQuery
17 21 (14.58%) Ruby
17 21 (14.58%) SOAP
18 20 (13.89%) C#
19 19 (13.19%) Oracle

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 28 (19.44%) Apache
2 12 (8.33%) Mule
2 12 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 8 (5.56%) Apache Pig
3 8 (5.56%) OpenStack
3 8 (5.56%) WordPress
4 4 (2.78%) Drupal
4 4 (2.78%) IIS
4 4 (2.78%) JBoss
4 4 (2.78%) Joomla!
4 4 (2.78%) Moodle
5 3 (2.08%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.39%) Confluence
6 2 (1.39%) GeoServer
6 2 (1.39%) Node.js
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.69%) nginx
7 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.17%) Magento
1 6 (4.17%) OpenCart
2 2 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 29 (20.14%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (13.19%) SaaS
3 13 (9.03%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (9.03%) Amazon S3
3 13 (9.03%) GitHub
4 12 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (8.33%) PaaS
5 8 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.69%) Heroku
6 1 (0.69%) Office 365
6 1 (0.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.78%) Network Security
2 3 (2.08%) LDAP
3 2 (1.39%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.69%) HTTP
4 1 (0.69%) Intranet
4 1 (0.69%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.28%) MySQL
2 16 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (9.03%) NoSQL
4 12 (8.33%) Couchbase
4 12 (8.33%) Hazelcast
5 11 (7.64%) Big Data
6 8 (5.56%) Apache Hive
6 8 (5.56%) Hadoop
6 8 (5.56%) IBM BigInsights
6 8 (5.56%) MongoDB
7 6 (4.17%) LogicBlox
8 4 (2.78%) Neo4j
8 4 (2.78%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.08%) GIS
9 3 (2.08%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (24.31%) Git (software)
2 24 (16.67%) Maven
3 18 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 16 (11.11%) Selenium
5 12 (8.33%) git-flow
5 12 (8.33%) Hudson
6 9 (6.25%) JUnit
7 8 (5.56%) Cucumber
7 8 (5.56%) Visual Studio
8 6 (4.17%) Eclipse
8 6 (4.17%) Subversion
8 6 (4.17%) WebDriver
9 5 (3.47%) IntelliJ
9 5 (3.47%) JIRA
9 5 (3.47%) Ranorex
9 5 (3.47%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.78%) Grunt
10 4 (2.78%) Mercurial
10 4 (2.78%) RSpec
10 4 (2.78%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (7.64%) Banking
1 11 (7.64%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (6.94%) Retail
3 7 (4.86%) Games
4 5 (3.47%) Finance
5 4 (2.78%) Marketing
6 2 (1.39%) Electronics
6 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 79 (54.86%) Developer
2 27 (18.75%) Software Developer
2 27 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 24 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 23 (15.97%) Senior Developer
5 19 (13.19%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 16 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 16 (11.11%) Java Engineer
6 16 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
7 15 (10.42%) Java Software Developer
8 14 (9.72%) Linux Engineer
8 14 (9.72%) Senior Java Developer
9 13 (9.03%) Consultant
9 13 (9.03%) Senior Software Engineer
10 12 (8.33%) PHP Developer
11 11 (7.64%) .NET Software Developer
11 11 (7.64%) Senior Java Engineer
11 11 (7.64%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 11 (7.64%) SOA Developer
12 10 (6.94%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (26.39%) .NET
2 31 (21.53%) HTML
2 31 (21.53%) XML
3 22 (15.28%) JSON
4 21 (14.58%) jQuery
4 21 (14.58%) SOAP
5 19 (13.19%) AngularJS
5 19 (13.19%) HTML5
6 16 (11.11%) Apache Camel
6 16 (11.11%) CSS
7 13 (9.03%) ASP.NET
7 13 (9.03%) JMS
7 13 (9.03%) Middleware
8 12 (8.33%) Apache Avro
8 12 (8.33%) Apache Thrift
8 12 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (8.33%) EDI
8 12 (8.33%) Protocol Buffers
8 12 (8.33%) RESTful
8 12 (8.33%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 9 (6.25%) User Experience
3 8 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 8 (5.56%) LIMS
3 8 (5.56%) N-Tier
4 7 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.86%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.78%) BBC
6 4 (2.78%) iDTV
7 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.08%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.39%) iPad
8 2 (1.39%) Physics
9 1 (0.69%) Animation
9 1 (0.69%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (31.25%) Linux
2 16 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (7.64%) Unix
4 8 (5.56%) Android
5 7 (4.86%) Windows
6 5 (3.47%) CentOS
7 3 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (2.08%) Solaris
8 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (28.47%) Software Engineering
3 32 (22.22%) TDD
4 29 (20.14%) DevOps
4 29 (20.14%) Scrum
4 29 (20.14%) Web Development
5 24 (16.67%) OO
6 23 (15.97%) SOA
7 19 (13.19%) MVC
8 18 (12.50%) Microservices
9 17 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (10.42%) BDD
11 13 (9.03%) Test Scripting
11 13 (9.03%) Unit Testing
12 12 (8.33%) Data Modelling
12 12 (8.33%) Data Transformation
12 12 (8.33%) Mentoring
12 12 (8.33%) Physical Data Model
13 11 (7.64%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (6.94%) UML
Programming Languages
1 59 (40.97%) Java
2 39 (27.08%) PHP
3 35 (24.31%) Python
4 32 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 27 (18.75%) SQL
6 21 (14.58%) Ruby
7 20 (13.89%) C#
8 19 (13.19%) Scala
9 10 (6.94%) Perl
10 8 (5.56%) C
11 6 (4.17%) C++
11 6 (4.17%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.78%) Clojure
12 4 (2.78%) Groovy
13 3 (2.08%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.39%) Go
15 1 (0.69%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.69%) CoffeeScript
15 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (2.78%) RHCSA
3 3 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.39%) ISEB
5 1 (0.69%) MBA
5 1 (0.69%) PhD
5 1 (0.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.69%) COBIT
3 1 (0.69%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 15 (10.42%) Docker
2 8 (5.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (5.56%) HDFS
3 3 (2.08%) Ceph
4 1 (0.69%) vCloud
4 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (13.19%) Puppet
2 8 (5.56%) Ambari
2 8 (5.56%) Oozie
2 8 (5.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 4 (2.78%) Grafana
3 4 (2.78%) Graphite
3 4 (2.78%) Nessus
3 4 (2.78%) Nmap
3 4 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.78%) Packer
3 4 (2.78%) Terraform
3 4 (2.78%) Uchiwa
4 3 (2.08%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (17.36%) Google
2 19 (13.19%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.19%) Oracle
3 16 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 16 (11.11%) WSO2
4 15 (10.42%) webMethods
5 10 (6.94%) Tableau
6 9 (6.25%) IBM
7 8 (5.56%) Hortonworks
7 8 (5.56%) Teradata
8 7 (4.86%) Atlassian
9 6 (4.17%) Zend
10 4 (2.78%) Facebook
10 4 (2.78%) MuleSoft
10 4 (2.78%) Qualys
11 2 (1.39%) ESRI
11 2 (1.39%) SAP
12 1 (0.69%) Apple
12 1 (0.69%) Chordiant
12 1 (0.69%) Perforce
Manchester, Lancashire
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £110,000 per annum Benefits and Excellent Training and
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum with additional shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus on call, bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
KDR
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45K-£70k plus attractive benefits, 30 days holiday and extensive care
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: Up to £73,000 + excellent benefits (Grade D)
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London and Greater Manchester
MI5
Salary: From £43,574 up to £49,741
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: Up to £61,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago