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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 165 101 136
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +35
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 24 77 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.60% 2.09% 1.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.84% 6.71% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 23 49 55
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +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
1304 1148 1353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 32.56% 31.17% 31.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1131 917 1166
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Stockport - 2 £53,750 - 4
Wigan -15 1 £20,500 -
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (53.33%) HTML
2 31 (51.67%) JavaScript
3 29 (48.33%) MySQL
3 29 (48.33%) CSS
4 27 (45.00%) PHP
5 25 (41.67%) SQL
6 22 (36.67%) jQuery
7 21 (35.00%) Degree
8 15 (25.00%) ERP
9 14 (23.33%) CRM
9 14 (23.33%) Java
10 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (18.33%) Linux
11 11 (18.33%) Python
11 11 (18.33%) Mentoring
11 11 (18.33%) Coaching
12 9 (15.00%) Hadoop
13 8 (13.33%) HTML5
13 8 (13.33%) Big Data
13 8 (13.33%) Web Services
13 8 (13.33%) C++
13 8 (13.33%) Ruby
14 7 (11.67%) Finance
14 7 (11.67%) C#
14 7 (11.67%) Perl
14 7 (11.67%) Apache
14 7 (11.67%) CSS3
14 7 (11.67%) QA
15 6 (10.00%) nginx
15 6 (10.00%) NoSQL

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (11.67%) Apache
2 6 (10.00%) nginx
3 3 (5.00%) CMS
3 3 (5.00%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.33%) Moodle
4 2 (3.33%) WordPress
4 2 (3.33%) Drupal
4 2 (3.33%) Node.js
4 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.67%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.67%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) MS Project
3 1 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Magento
2 2 (3.33%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.67%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) SSH
1 1 (1.67%) Wireless
1 1 (1.67%) Intranet
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
1 1 (1.67%) Extranet
1 1 (1.67%) SAN
1 1 (1.67%) Broadband
1 1 (1.67%) VoIP
1 1 (1.67%) WAN
1 1 (1.67%) SNMP
1 1 (1.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (48.33%) MySQL
2 9 (15.00%) Hadoop
3 8 (13.33%) Big Data
4 6 (10.00%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (5.00%) Apache Hive
7 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.67%) Impala
8 1 (1.67%) Riak
8 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.67%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) JIRA
2 2 (3.33%) Jasmine
2 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.33%) JUnit
3 1 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.67%) Hudson
3 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.67%) Selenium
3 1 (1.67%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.67%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.67%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Retail
2 3 (5.00%) Marketing
3 2 (3.33%) Games
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Developer
2 18 (30.00%) PHP Developer
3 7 (11.67%) Senior Developer
3 7 (11.67%) Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Senior PHP Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Architect
6 4 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Graduate
7 3 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Designer
8 2 (3.33%) IT Support
8 2 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Big Data Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Junior
8 2 (3.33%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (53.33%) HTML
2 29 (48.33%) CSS
3 22 (36.67%) jQuery
4 8 (13.33%) HTML5
4 8 (13.33%) Web Services
5 7 (11.67%) CSS3
6 6 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 5 (8.33%) XML
8 4 (6.67%) REST
9 3 (5.00%) .NET
9 3 (5.00%) SOAP
9 3 (5.00%) Kafka
10 2 (3.33%) RESTful
10 2 (3.33%) JPA
10 2 (3.33%) Guice
10 2 (3.33%) Backbone.js
10 2 (3.33%) Servlets
10 2 (3.33%) Flash
10 2 (3.33%) J2EE
10 2 (3.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (3.33%) W3C
2 1 (1.67%) User Experience
2 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.67%) Online Games
2 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.67%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Linux
2 3 (5.00%) UNIX
2 3 (5.00%) CentOS
3 1 (1.67%) Debian
3 1 (1.67%) FreeBSD
3 1 (1.67%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) Solaris
3 1 (1.67%) SmartOS
3 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) ERP
2 14 (23.33%) CRM
3 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.33%) Mentoring
4 11 (18.33%) Coaching
5 6 (10.00%) MVC
5 6 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 5 (8.33%) Time Management
6 5 (8.33%) Web Development
7 4 (6.67%) Test Management
7 4 (6.67%) Manual Testing
7 4 (6.67%) OOP
7 4 (6.67%) OO
7 4 (6.67%) TDD
7 4 (6.67%) Scrum
8 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.00%) DevOps
8 3 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (51.67%) JavaScript
2 27 (45.00%) PHP
3 25 (41.67%) SQL
4 14 (23.33%) Java
5 11 (18.33%) Python
6 8 (13.33%) C++
6 8 (13.33%) Ruby
7 7 (11.67%) C#
7 7 (11.67%) Perl
8 1 (1.67%) C
8 1 (1.67%) COBOL
8 1 (1.67%) Scala
8 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (35.00%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) ISEB
3 4 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Puppet
2 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.33%) Nagios
4 1 (1.67%) Salt
4 1 (1.67%) Ansible
4 1 (1.67%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle
2 3 (5.00%) Zend
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.33%) Endeca
4 1 (1.67%) Aquila
4 1 (1.67%) Google
4 1 (1.67%) Perforce
4 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.67%) Adobe
4 1 (1.67%) Dell
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco
4 1 (1.67%) Percona
4 1 (1.67%) Talend
4 1 (1.67%) Rackspace
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheadle
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17,000 - £22,000 Dependent on Experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
ao.com
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Negotiable dependent on Experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 21 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 23 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago