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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 111 137 121
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -16
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 68 42 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.05% 1.09% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 1.30% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 62 37 69
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £46,700 £45,500
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 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
2818 3230 3351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.96% 83.57% 81.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2317 2645 2898
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +13 9 £35,000 -65.00%
Salford - 2 - -
Oldham +4 1 £33,000 +32.00%
Rochdale -4 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Bolton - 1 £39,000 -
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 40 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (34.04%) MySQL
3 29 (30.85%) JavaScript
4 27 (28.72%) Linux
5 26 (27.66%) SQL
6 25 (26.60%) Degree
7 23 (24.47%) HTML
7 23 (24.47%) Java
7 23 (24.47%) CSS
7 23 (24.47%) E-Commerce
8 22 (23.40%) Ruby
9 21 (22.34%) XML
10 19 (20.21%) C#
10 19 (20.21%) Oracle
11 18 (19.15%) C++
12 16 (17.02%) Web Services
12 16 (17.02%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (17.02%) SDLC
13 15 (15.96%) Python
13 15 (15.96%) Big Data
14 14 (14.89%) nginx
14 14 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (14.89%) Ruby on Rails
14 14 (14.89%) SOA
14 14 (14.89%) .NET
15 13 (13.83%) PHP
15 13 (13.83%) XHTML
15 13 (13.83%) Scrum
15 13 (13.83%) Oracle BPM
15 13 (13.83%) Git (software)

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 14 (14.89%) nginx
2 9 (9.57%) Apache
3 8 (8.51%) CMS
4 7 (7.45%) Apache Pig
5 5 (5.32%) WebLogic
5 5 (5.32%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (5.32%) Node.js
5 5 (5.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (4.26%) Drupal
6 4 (4.26%) WordPress
7 2 (2.13%) Moodle
7 2 (2.13%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.06%) MS Project
1 1 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (13.83%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (7.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.51%) DNS
2 5 (5.32%) FTP
3 3 (3.19%) Broadband
4 2 (2.13%) VoIP
4 2 (2.13%) SNMP
4 2 (2.13%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.13%) IPv6
4 2 (2.13%) SAN
5 1 (1.06%) Internet
5 1 (1.06%) ICMP
5 1 (1.06%) Firewall
5 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.06%) Wireless
5 1 (1.06%) IPsec
5 1 (1.06%) Network Security
5 1 (1.06%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.06%) SSL
5 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.06%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (34.04%) MySQL
2 16 (17.02%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (15.96%) Big Data
4 12 (12.77%) Hadoop
5 11 (11.70%) Apache Hive
6 10 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (10.64%) Oracle Database
6 10 (10.64%) Amazon Redshift
7 8 (8.51%) NoSQL
8 4 (4.26%) MongoDB
8 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
9 3 (3.19%) OLAP
9 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (3.19%) QlikView
9 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (3.19%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (3.19%) SAP Data Services
9 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (13.83%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.57%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (9.57%) SoapUI
3 8 (8.51%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.45%) Hudson
5 4 (4.26%) Subversion
5 4 (4.26%) Selenium
5 4 (4.26%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (3.19%) JUnit
7 2 (2.13%) JIRA
7 2 (2.13%) Ranorex
7 2 (2.13%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.06%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.06%) PHPUnit
General
1 10 (10.64%) Marketing
2 9 (9.57%) Retail
2 9 (9.57%) Back Office
3 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.06%) Finance
4 1 (1.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (41.49%) Developer
2 19 (20.21%) Architect
3 9 (9.57%) .NET Developer
4 8 (8.51%) Oracle Architect
5 7 (7.45%) PHP Developer
5 7 (7.45%) Consultant
6 6 (6.38%) Data Architect
6 6 (6.38%) Tester
6 6 (6.38%) Administrator
6 6 (6.38%) Big Data Architect
7 5 (5.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.32%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (5.32%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.26%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Security Consultant
8 4 (4.26%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Penetration Tester
8 4 (4.26%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (24.47%) HTML
1 23 (24.47%) CSS
2 21 (22.34%) XML
3 16 (17.02%) Web Services
4 14 (14.89%) .NET
4 14 (14.89%) Ruby on Rails
5 13 (13.83%) XHTML
6 9 (9.57%) Middleware
6 9 (9.57%) LAMP
6 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET
6 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 8 (8.51%) jQuery
7 8 (8.51%) XSD
7 8 (8.51%) XSLT
7 8 (8.51%) SOAP
8 7 (7.45%) J2EE
8 7 (7.45%) Kafka
9 5 (5.32%) WSDL
9 5 (5.32%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (3.19%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.26%) IVR
1 4 (4.26%) Social Media
1 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (3.19%) Derivative
2 3 (3.19%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.06%) PKI
4 1 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.72%) Linux
2 5 (5.32%) Debian
3 3 (3.19%) UNIX
3 3 (3.19%) Windows
4 2 (2.13%) CentOS
5 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.06%) Solaris
5 1 (1.06%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (24.47%) E-Commerce
3 16 (17.02%) SDLC
4 14 (14.89%) SOA
5 13 (13.83%) Scrum
5 13 (13.83%) Mentoring
5 13 (13.83%) Coaching
6 12 (12.77%) TDD
7 9 (9.57%) Pair Programming
7 9 (9.57%) Unit Testing
7 9 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.51%) Release Management
8 8 (8.51%) Data Architecture
9 7 (7.45%) Analytics
9 7 (7.45%) OO
10 5 (5.32%) OOP
10 5 (5.32%) Data Management
11 4 (4.26%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.26%) ETL
11 4 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.85%) JavaScript
2 26 (27.66%) SQL
3 23 (24.47%) Java
4 22 (23.40%) Ruby
5 19 (20.21%) C#
6 18 (19.15%) C++
7 15 (15.96%) Python
8 13 (13.83%) PHP
9 9 (9.57%) VB
9 9 (9.57%) VB.NET
10 8 (8.51%) Perl
11 5 (5.32%) Scala
12 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.13%) Go
12 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.13%) C
13 1 (1.06%) Korn
13 1 (1.06%) PHP5
13 1 (1.06%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 25 (26.60%) Degree
2 5 (5.32%) RHCA
2 5 (5.32%) RHCE
3 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.13%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (2.13%) ISEB
4 2 (2.13%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.13%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) SLA
3 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) Puppet
2 5 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.26%) Nessus
3 4 (4.26%) Nmap
4 2 (2.13%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.06%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (20.21%) Oracle
2 9 (9.57%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.26%) Zend
3 4 (4.26%) Qualys
3 4 (4.26%) Talend
4 3 (3.19%) Tableau
4 3 (3.19%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.19%) SAP
4 3 (3.19%) Cognos
4 3 (3.19%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.13%) VMware
6 1 (1.06%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.06%) Adobe
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