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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 149 106 137
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +31
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 27 75 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.72% 2.02% 1.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.21% 6.18% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 27 57 57
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 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
1221 1214 1293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 32.53% 32.62% 32.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1020 955 1099
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £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 6 March 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 6 March 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 - 3 £40,000 - 1
Stockport - 3 £50,000 - 1
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (48.28%) HTML
2 27 (46.55%) JavaScript
2 27 (46.55%) MySQL
2 27 (46.55%) CSS
3 24 (41.38%) PHP
4 22 (37.93%) SQL
5 18 (31.03%) Degree
6 15 (25.86%) jQuery
6 15 (25.86%) Java
7 14 (24.14%) Linux
8 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (18.97%) Python
9 11 (18.97%) CRM
9 11 (18.97%) ERP
10 10 (17.24%) C++
10 10 (17.24%) Ruby
11 9 (15.52%) Hadoop
11 9 (15.52%) Coaching
12 8 (13.79%) Big Data
12 8 (13.79%) C#
12 8 (13.79%) Web Services
12 8 (13.79%) E-Commerce
13 7 (12.07%) XML
13 7 (12.07%) CSS3
13 7 (12.07%) HTML5
13 7 (12.07%) NoSQL
13 7 (12.07%) Mentoring
13 7 (12.07%) nginx
14 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
14 6 (10.34%) QA

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (12.07%) nginx
2 5 (8.62%) Apache
2 5 (8.62%) CMS
3 4 (6.90%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.45%) WordPress
4 2 (3.45%) Drupal
4 2 (3.45%) Moodle
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (3.45%) Node.js
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.72%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.72%) MS Project
3 1 (1.72%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Magento
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.45%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.72%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Broadband
1 3 (5.17%) VoIP
1 3 (5.17%) SAN
1 3 (5.17%) DNS
2 2 (3.45%) IPv6
2 2 (3.45%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.72%) SNMP
3 1 (1.72%) WAN
3 1 (1.72%) Intranet
3 1 (1.72%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) Extranet
3 1 (1.72%) Wireless
3 1 (1.72%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (46.55%) MySQL
2 9 (15.52%) Hadoop
3 8 (13.79%) Big Data
4 7 (12.07%) NoSQL
5 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database
5 5 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (6.90%) Apache Hive
6 4 (6.90%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.72%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.72%) Riak
8 1 (1.72%) Impala
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) JIRA
2 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.45%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.45%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.72%) Selenium
3 1 (1.72%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.72%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.72%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.72%) Hudson
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Marketing
3 2 (3.45%) Games
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (51.72%) Developer
2 15 (25.86%) PHP Developer
3 6 (10.34%) Senior PHP Developer
3 6 (10.34%) Analyst
3 6 (10.34%) Consultant
3 6 (10.34%) Senior Developer
4 4 (6.90%) Architect
4 4 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (6.90%) Designer
5 3 (5.17%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Test Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Business Consultant
6 2 (3.45%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (3.45%) Junior Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Web Designer
6 2 (3.45%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Support Technician
6 2 (3.45%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (48.28%) HTML
2 27 (46.55%) CSS
3 15 (25.86%) jQuery
4 8 (13.79%) Web Services
5 7 (12.07%) XML
5 7 (12.07%) HTML5
5 7 (12.07%) CSS3
6 5 (8.62%) AngularJS
7 4 (6.90%) SOAP
7 4 (6.90%) Kafka
8 3 (5.17%) REST
9 2 (3.45%) Backbone.js
9 2 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (3.45%) RESTful
9 2 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (3.45%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (3.45%) .NET
9 2 (3.45%) XSD
9 2 (3.45%) XSLT
9 2 (3.45%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.45%) W3C
2 1 (1.72%) Online Games
2 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Linux
2 3 (5.17%) UNIX
2 3 (5.17%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) CentOS
3 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.72%) SmartOS
3 1 (1.72%) Solaris
3 1 (1.72%) FreeBSD
3 1 (1.72%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.97%) CRM
2 11 (18.97%) ERP
3 9 (15.52%) Coaching
4 8 (13.79%) E-Commerce
5 7 (12.07%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.62%) Time Management
6 5 (8.62%) OOP
6 5 (8.62%) MVC
7 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.90%) Software Testing
7 4 (6.90%) Web Development
8 3 (5.17%) WFM
8 3 (5.17%) Performance Testing
8 3 (5.17%) Workflow
8 3 (5.17%) Scrum
8 3 (5.17%) OO
8 3 (5.17%) Test Management
8 3 (5.17%) Manual Testing
8 3 (5.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 27 (46.55%) JavaScript
2 24 (41.38%) PHP
3 22 (37.93%) SQL
4 15 (25.86%) Java
5 11 (18.97%) Python
6 10 (17.24%) Ruby
6 10 (17.24%) C++
7 8 (13.79%) C#
8 6 (10.34%) Perl
9 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.72%) C
10 1 (1.72%) COBOL
10 1 (1.72%) PHP5
10 1 (1.72%) Scala
10 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (31.03%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) ISEB
3 3 (5.17%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (5.17%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.45%) VCP4
5 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Puppet
2 3 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.45%) Nagios
4 1 (1.72%) Cacti
4 1 (1.72%) Ansible
4 1 (1.72%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle
2 4 (6.90%) Zend
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.45%) Adobe
4 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.45%) VMware
5 1 (1.72%) Aquila
5 1 (1.72%) Google
5 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.72%) Perforce
5 1 (1.72%) Dell
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco
5 1 (1.72%) Percona
5 1 (1.72%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.72%) Talend
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17,000 - £22,000 Dependent on Experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
techfolk Limited
Salary: relocation
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + Discretionary relocation assistanc
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum £55K - £80K Per Annum + Discretionar
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + bens, training + career prog
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hyphen
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hyphen
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reading Room Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Highly Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 DOE
Posted: 8 days ago
Rochdale
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago