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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 147 128 112
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -16
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 40 56 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.97% 1.40% 1.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.07% 5.44% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 33 53 47
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,300 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £59,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
982 1029 1046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.92% 25.67% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 746 848 869
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
Bury - 13 £20,000 - 1
Rochdale - 2 £47,000 -
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (49.38%) PHP
2 39 (48.15%) HTML
2 39 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 34 (41.98%) CSS
4 31 (38.27%) MySQL
5 27 (33.33%) SQL
6 24 (29.63%) MVC
6 24 (29.63%) Java
7 23 (28.40%) Linux
8 20 (24.69%) ERP
8 20 (24.69%) Degree
9 18 (22.22%) C#
10 17 (20.99%) .NET
11 16 (19.75%) Web Services
12 15 (18.52%) CRM
12 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
12 15 (18.52%) jQuery
13 14 (17.28%) ASP.NET
13 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
14 12 (14.81%) Apache
14 12 (14.81%) Configuration Management
14 12 (14.81%) Marketing
14 12 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
15 11 (13.58%) MongoDB
15 11 (13.58%) Scrum
15 11 (13.58%) Python
15 11 (13.58%) MS Excel
15 11 (13.58%) Perl
15 11 (13.58%) Analytics
15 11 (13.58%) Relational Database

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 12 (14.81%) Apache
2 7 (8.64%) Drupal
3 6 (7.41%) SAS
3 6 (7.41%) Confluence
3 6 (7.41%) Apache Pig
4 4 (4.94%) CMS
5 3 (3.70%) WordPress
6 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (2.47%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.47%) WebLogic Integration
6 2 (2.47%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 2 (2.47%) AquaLogic
6 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.23%) SugarCRM
7 1 (1.23%) LiveCycle
7 1 (1.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (13.58%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Magento
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.47%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (7.41%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (2.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.35%) Internet
2 5 (6.17%) AMQP
3 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.47%) Firewall
4 2 (2.47%) HSRP
4 2 (2.47%) tcpdump
4 2 (2.47%) Ethereal
4 2 (2.47%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.23%) Network Security
5 1 (1.23%) Wireless
5 1 (1.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (38.27%) MySQL
2 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
3 11 (13.58%) MongoDB
3 11 (13.58%) Relational Database
4 7 (8.64%) Hadoop
4 7 (8.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (8.64%) NoSQL
4 7 (8.64%) Big Data
5 6 (7.41%) RDBMS
5 6 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (7.41%) Data Mining
5 6 (7.41%) HBase
5 6 (7.41%) Triplestore
5 6 (7.41%) Oracle Database
5 6 (7.41%) Sqoop
5 6 (7.41%) Apache Hive
6 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) JUnit
2 6 (7.41%) JIRA
3 5 (6.17%) Gradle
3 5 (6.17%) Mercurial
3 5 (6.17%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.47%) Subversion
4 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (14.81%) Marketing
2 6 (7.41%) Finance
3 3 (3.70%) Back Office
3 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.70%) Retail
4 2 (2.47%) Law
4 2 (2.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (60.49%) Developer
2 25 (30.86%) PHP Developer
3 11 (13.58%) Junior PHP Developer
3 11 (13.58%) Junior
3 11 (13.58%) Junior Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Architect
5 9 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 8 (9.88%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (7.41%) Data Architect
7 6 (7.41%) Big Data Architect
8 5 (6.17%) .NET Team Leader
8 5 (6.17%) Programmer
8 5 (6.17%) Lead Developer
8 5 (6.17%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.94%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Development Manager
9 4 (4.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Web Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (48.15%) HTML
2 34 (41.98%) CSS
3 17 (20.99%) .NET
4 16 (19.75%) Web Services
5 15 (18.52%) jQuery
6 14 (17.28%) ASP.NET
7 8 (9.88%) Symfony
8 7 (8.64%) XML
9 6 (7.41%) LAMP
10 5 (6.17%) Java EE
10 5 (6.17%) JSON
10 5 (6.17%) Hibernate
10 5 (6.17%) EJB
10 5 (6.17%) J2EE
10 5 (6.17%) JMS
11 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (3.70%) Spring
12 3 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Visualisation
2 5 (6.17%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.94%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.94%) Social Media
3 4 (4.94%) Statistics
4 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.47%) W3C
5 2 (2.47%) Web 2.0
5 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.23%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.40%) Linux
2 6 (7.41%) Windows
2 6 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.47%) UNIX
4 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.23%) CentOS
4 1 (1.23%) Fedora
4 1 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.63%) MVC
2 20 (24.69%) ERP
3 15 (18.52%) CRM
4 12 (14.81%) Configuration Management
4 12 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
5 11 (13.58%) Scrum
5 11 (13.58%) Analytics
6 10 (12.35%) Business Development
7 9 (11.11%) Content Management
7 9 (11.11%) Software Architecture
7 9 (11.11%) Project Management
7 9 (11.11%) UML
8 7 (8.64%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.64%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (8.64%) TDD
8 7 (8.64%) OOP
8 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.41%) OO
9 6 (7.41%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 40 (49.38%) PHP
2 39 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 27 (33.33%) SQL
4 24 (29.63%) Java
5 18 (22.22%) C#
6 11 (13.58%) Python
6 11 (13.58%) Perl
7 7 (8.64%) Ruby
8 6 (7.41%) R
9 3 (3.70%) C
10 2 (2.47%) PHP5
11 1 (1.23%) Groovy
11 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.23%) Scala
11 1 (1.23%) Clojure
11 1 (1.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (24.69%) Degree
2 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.41%) Apache Flume
2 5 (6.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.94%) Puppet
3 3 (3.70%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.23%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.23%) logstash
4 1 (1.23%) YUM
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.11%) Oracle
3 6 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.17%) Atlassian
4 5 (6.17%) Hitachi
5 3 (3.70%) Zend
5 3 (3.70%) IBM
6 2 (2.47%) Cisco
6 2 (2.47%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.47%) Twitter
6 2 (2.47%) Endeca
7 1 (1.23%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.23%) Splunk
7 1 (1.23%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.23%) Facebook
7 1 (1.23%) Apple
7 1 (1.23%) VMware
7 1 (1.23%) Adobe
Cheadle
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits, package, progression
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