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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 149 117 115
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -2
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 38 69 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.91% 1.84% 1.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.93% 5.55% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 34 56 49
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £24,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1299 1244 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 31.15% 33.24% 32.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1025 1028 1037
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,300
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 - 15 £31,500 -
Altrincham -5 1 £30,000 +9.09%
Wigan - 1 £22,000 -
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 48 (56.47%) JavaScript
2 45 (52.94%) HTML
3 42 (49.41%) PHP
4 40 (47.06%) CSS
5 36 (42.35%) MySQL
6 35 (41.18%) SQL
7 32 (37.65%) Degree
8 27 (31.76%) ERP
9 25 (29.41%) CRM
10 24 (28.24%) Java
11 20 (23.53%) jQuery
12 19 (22.35%) Linux
13 15 (17.65%) Web Services
13 15 (17.65%) Coaching
14 13 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (14.12%) MongoDB
15 12 (14.12%) Perl
15 12 (14.12%) Python
15 12 (14.12%) Scrum
16 11 (12.94%) MVC
16 11 (12.94%) Configuration Management
16 11 (12.94%) C#
16 11 (12.94%) .NET
17 10 (11.76%) Marketing
17 10 (11.76%) Hadoop
17 10 (11.76%) Project Management
17 10 (11.76%) Finance
17 10 (11.76%) Mentoring
18 9 (10.59%) Opscode Chef
18 9 (10.59%) Big Data

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 9 (10.59%) Apache
2 6 (7.06%) Confluence
3 5 (5.88%) Apache Pig
3 5 (5.88%) SAS
3 5 (5.88%) Drupal
4 3 (3.53%) WordPress
5 2 (2.35%) CMS
5 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.35%) Node.js
6 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.18%) CloudStack
6 1 (1.18%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.18%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.18%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (1.18%) FileNet
6 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (1.18%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.88%) SPSS
3 2 (2.35%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.18%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Magento
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.18%) AquaLogic BPM
2 1 (1.18%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (7.06%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.88%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (2.35%) SaaS
4 1 (1.18%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) Internet
2 5 (5.88%) AMQP
3 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.35%) DNS
4 2 (2.35%) tcpdump
4 2 (2.35%) HSRP
4 2 (2.35%) Firewall
4 2 (2.35%) Ethereal
4 2 (2.35%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.18%) Network Security
5 1 (1.18%) Wireless
5 1 (1.18%) SSH
5 1 (1.18%) SAN
5 1 (1.18%) Intranet
5 1 (1.18%) Extranet
5 1 (1.18%) VoIP
5 1 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (42.35%) MySQL
2 12 (14.12%) MongoDB
3 10 (11.76%) Hadoop
4 9 (10.59%) Big Data
5 8 (9.41%) NoSQL
6 7 (8.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
6 7 (8.24%) Oracle Database
7 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
8 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (5.88%) Data Mining
8 5 (5.88%) RDBMS
8 5 (5.88%) Apache Hive
8 5 (5.88%) HBase
8 5 (5.88%) Sqoop
8 5 (5.88%) Triplestore
9 4 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (3.53%) MariaDB
11 1 (1.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) JUnit
1 7 (8.24%) JIRA
2 5 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 5 (5.88%) Mercurial
2 5 (5.88%) Gradle
3 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.18%) Hudson
4 1 (1.18%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.18%) Subversion
4 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.18%) Selenium
4 1 (1.18%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (11.76%) Finance
1 10 (11.76%) Marketing
2 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.35%) Games
3 2 (2.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Law
4 1 (1.18%) Legal
4 1 (1.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (57.65%) Developer
2 30 (35.29%) PHP Developer
3 12 (14.12%) Junior Developer
3 12 (14.12%) Junior
4 11 (12.94%) Junior PHP Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Architect
6 8 (9.41%) Java Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.88%) Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) Data Architect
8 5 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Big Data Architect
9 4 (4.71%) Senior PHP Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Web Development Manager
9 4 (4.71%) Web Manager
9 4 (4.71%) Programmer
9 4 (4.71%) Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Development Manager
10 3 (3.53%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) Network Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (52.94%) HTML
2 40 (47.06%) CSS
3 20 (23.53%) jQuery
4 15 (17.65%) Web Services
5 11 (12.94%) .NET
6 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET
7 5 (5.88%) EJB
7 5 (5.88%) JMS
7 5 (5.88%) RESTful
7 5 (5.88%) Java EE
7 5 (5.88%) JSON
8 4 (4.71%) HTML5
8 4 (4.71%) Hibernate
8 4 (4.71%) J2EE
9 3 (3.53%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.35%) CSS3
10 2 (2.35%) Servlets
10 2 (2.35%) SOAP
10 2 (2.35%) J2SE
10 2 (2.35%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Visualisation
2 4 (4.71%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.53%) Social Media
4 2 (2.35%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.35%) W3C
4 2 (2.35%) User Experience
5 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.18%) Statistics
5 1 (1.18%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) Online Games
5 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.35%) Linux
2 7 (8.24%) Windows
3 6 (7.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.53%) UNIX
5 1 (1.18%) SmartOS
5 1 (1.18%) Solaris
5 1 (1.18%) Debian
5 1 (1.18%) Fedora
5 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.76%) ERP
2 25 (29.41%) CRM
3 15 (17.65%) Coaching
4 13 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (14.12%) Scrum
6 11 (12.94%) MVC
6 11 (12.94%) Configuration Management
7 10 (11.76%) Project Management
7 10 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 9 (10.59%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (9.41%) Web Development
10 7 (8.24%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (8.24%) Content Management
11 6 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (7.06%) UML
11 6 (7.06%) Business Development
11 6 (7.06%) Software Architecture
11 6 (7.06%) MapReduce
11 6 (7.06%) Analytics
11 6 (7.06%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 48 (56.47%) JavaScript
2 42 (49.41%) PHP
3 35 (41.18%) SQL
4 24 (28.24%) Java
5 12 (14.12%) Perl
5 12 (14.12%) Python
6 11 (12.94%) C#
7 7 (8.24%) Ruby
8 5 (5.88%) R
9 4 (4.71%) C
10 2 (2.35%) C++
11 1 (1.18%) COBOL
11 1 (1.18%) PHP5
11 1 (1.18%) Groovy
11 1 (1.18%) Scala
11 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.18%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 32 (37.65%) Degree
2 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.53%) ISEB
4 2 (2.35%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.18%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (5.88%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (10.59%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.88%) Puppet
3 3 (3.53%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.18%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.18%) YUM
4 1 (1.18%) Ansible
4 1 (1.18%) logstash
4 1 (1.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (10.59%) Oracle
2 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.06%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.88%) Atlassian
4 5 (5.88%) Hitachi
5 3 (3.53%) Cisco
6 2 (2.35%) IBM
6 2 (2.35%) Adobe
6 2 (2.35%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.35%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.35%) Endeca
7 1 (1.18%) Google
7 1 (1.18%) Zend
7 1 (1.18%) Apple
7 1 (1.18%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.18%) Splunk
7 1 (1.18%) Twitter
7 1 (1.18%) Perforce
7 1 (1.18%) VMware
7 1 (1.18%) Aquila
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