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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 100 173 100
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -73
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 76 23 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.34% 0.57% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 0.67% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 54 22 58
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,500 £45,000
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
2888 3412 3194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.89% 84.90% 84.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2348 2923 2778
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 - 10 £32,500 - 1
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 57 (45.97%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (37.10%) Linux
3 42 (33.87%) Python
4 38 (30.65%) Java
5 37 (29.84%) PHP
6 35 (28.23%) Amazon AWS
7 28 (22.58%) Git (software)
8 26 (20.97%) Apache
9 25 (20.16%) TDD
9 25 (20.16%) DevOps
10 23 (18.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (18.55%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (18.55%) JavaScript
10 23 (18.55%) Red Hat
11 22 (17.74%) Scala
12 21 (16.94%) XML
12 21 (16.94%) Web Development
12 21 (16.94%) Software Engineering
12 21 (16.94%) Google
13 20 (16.13%) HTML
13 20 (16.13%) Scrum
14 19 (15.32%) SOAP
15 18 (14.52%) SQL
15 18 (14.52%) Puppet
16 17 (13.71%) MySQL
16 17 (13.71%) Perl
16 17 (13.71%) SOA
17 16 (12.90%) Play Framework
17 16 (12.90%) AngularJS
18 15 (12.10%) Jenkins

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 26 (20.97%) Apache
2 12 (9.68%) Mule
2 12 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 8 (6.45%) Apache Pig
4 7 (5.65%) Node.js
5 4 (3.23%) WordPress
6 3 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.61%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.61%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.61%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.81%) Confluence
8 1 (0.81%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (6.45%) Magento
1 8 (6.45%) OpenCart
2 2 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 35 (28.23%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.48%) SaaS
3 12 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (9.68%) Amazon S3
3 12 (9.68%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (9.68%) PaaS
4 9 (7.26%) GitHub
5 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.61%) IaaS
7 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.81%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.23%) Network Security
2 3 (2.42%) Internet
2 3 (2.42%) LAN
3 2 (1.61%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.71%) MySQL
2 14 (11.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (10.48%) Big Data
3 13 (10.48%) NoSQL
4 12 (9.68%) Couchbase
4 12 (9.68%) Hazelcast
5 10 (8.06%) Hadoop
6 8 (6.45%) Apache Hive
6 8 (6.45%) IBM BigInsights
7 7 (5.65%) LogicBlox
7 7 (5.65%) MongoDB
8 5 (4.03%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.42%) Redis
10 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.61%) GIS
10 2 (1.61%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 28 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.10%) Jenkins
2 15 (12.10%) Maven
3 12 (9.68%) git-flow
3 12 (9.68%) Hudson
4 7 (5.65%) Selenium
5 6 (4.84%) SoapUI
6 5 (4.03%) JUnit
7 4 (3.23%) JIRA
7 4 (3.23%) Ranorex
8 3 (2.42%) Subversion
8 3 (2.42%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.61%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.61%) Gradle
9 2 (1.61%) JBehave
9 2 (1.61%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.61%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.81%) Apache Continuum
10 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (7.26%) Banking
1 9 (7.26%) Retail
2 7 (5.65%) Games
3 3 (2.42%) Finance
3 3 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (41.94%) Developer
2 20 (16.13%) Linux Engineer
3 16 (12.90%) Software Engineer
4 15 (12.10%) Software Developer
5 14 (11.29%) Java Developer
5 14 (11.29%) Systems Engineer
6 13 (10.48%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 13 (10.48%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 13 (10.48%) Senior Developer
6 13 (10.48%) SOA Developer
7 12 (9.68%) Java Engineer
7 12 (9.68%) Java Software Engineer
8 11 (8.87%) Java Software Developer
9 10 (8.06%) Architect
10 9 (7.26%) Consultant
10 9 (7.26%) Senior Software Engineer
11 8 (6.45%) Administrator
11 8 (6.45%) Data Administrator
11 8 (6.45%) Python Developer
11 8 (6.45%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.94%) XML
2 20 (16.13%) HTML
3 19 (15.32%) SOAP
4 16 (12.90%) AngularJS
4 16 (12.90%) Play Framework
5 15 (12.10%) CSS
5 15 (12.10%) JMS
5 15 (12.10%) jQuery
5 15 (12.10%) JSON
5 15 (12.10%) Middleware
6 14 (11.29%) .NET
7 12 (9.68%) Apache Avro
7 12 (9.68%) Apache Camel
7 12 (9.68%) Apache Thrift
7 12 (9.68%) EDI
7 12 (9.68%) Protocol Buffers
7 12 (9.68%) ZeroMQ
8 9 (7.26%) RESTful
8 9 (7.26%) Web Services
9 8 (6.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 13 (10.48%) Algorithms
3 5 (4.03%) User Experience
4 4 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.42%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.42%) Raspberry Pi
6 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.61%) LIMS
6 2 (1.61%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.61%) Physics
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) iPad
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.81%) Replication
7 1 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (37.10%) Linux
2 23 (18.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (12.10%) CentOS
4 13 (10.48%) Windows
5 5 (4.03%) Android
5 5 (4.03%) Unix
6 2 (1.61%) Fedora
6 2 (1.61%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.81%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (45.97%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (20.16%) DevOps
2 25 (20.16%) TDD
3 23 (18.55%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (16.94%) Software Engineering
4 21 (16.94%) Web Development
5 20 (16.13%) Scrum
6 17 (13.71%) SOA
7 15 (12.10%) BDD
8 14 (11.29%) Microservices
8 14 (11.29%) OO
9 12 (9.68%) Data Modelling
9 12 (9.68%) Data Transformation
9 12 (9.68%) Physical Data Model
9 12 (9.68%) Test Scripting
10 11 (8.87%) Pair Programming
11 10 (8.06%) E-Commerce
12 9 (7.26%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (7.26%) Mentoring
12 9 (7.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 42 (33.87%) Python
2 38 (30.65%) Java
3 37 (29.84%) PHP
4 23 (18.55%) JavaScript
5 22 (17.74%) Scala
6 18 (14.52%) SQL
7 17 (13.71%) Perl
8 11 (8.87%) Ruby
9 8 (6.45%) C#
10 4 (3.23%) C
10 4 (3.23%) C++
10 4 (3.23%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.42%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.42%) R
12 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.81%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.81%) Go
Qualifications
1 13 (10.48%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) ISEB
2 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.81%) RHCE
2 1 (0.81%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.29%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 12 (9.68%) Docker
2 8 (6.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (6.45%) HDFS
3 2 (1.61%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (14.52%) Puppet
2 13 (10.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 8 (6.45%) Ambari
3 8 (6.45%) Oozie
4 4 (3.23%) Nessus
4 4 (3.23%) Nmap
5 3 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.61%) logstash
6 2 (1.61%) StatsD
6 2 (1.61%) yum
7 1 (0.81%) Ansible
7 1 (0.81%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 23 (18.55%) Red Hat
2 21 (16.94%) Google
3 13 (10.48%) IBM
4 12 (9.68%) webMethods
4 12 (9.68%) WSO2
5 10 (8.06%) Tableau
6 9 (7.26%) Microsoft
7 8 (6.45%) Hortonworks
7 8 (6.45%) Teradata
8 6 (4.84%) Oracle
9 4 (3.23%) Facebook
9 4 (3.23%) Qualys
9 4 (3.23%) Zend
10 3 (2.42%) ION Trading
10 3 (2.42%) VMware
11 2 (1.61%) Apigee
11 2 (1.61%) ESRI
11 2 (1.61%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.61%) SaltStack
11 2 (1.61%) Splunk
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