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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 113 145 116
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -29
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 66 46 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.85% 1.15% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.38% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 48 40 60
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +31.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £80,000 £55,500
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 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
3116 3342 3327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 87.16% 83.24% 80.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2585 2700 2857
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Salford - 9 £50,000 -
Stockport +14 8 £47,500 -52.50%
Rochdale -3 2 £50,000 +6.38%
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 55 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (32.54%) JavaScript
3 36 (28.57%) Linux
4 34 (26.98%) MySQL
5 33 (26.19%) Degree
6 29 (23.02%) E-Commerce
7 28 (22.22%) HTML
8 27 (21.43%) CSS
9 26 (20.63%) .NET
10 25 (19.84%) C#
10 25 (19.84%) SQL
11 22 (17.46%) Ruby
12 21 (16.67%) Retail
13 20 (15.87%) TDD
13 20 (15.87%) jQuery
14 19 (15.08%) Git (software)
14 19 (15.08%) Oracle
14 19 (15.08%) Java
14 19 (15.08%) XML
14 19 (15.08%) SDLC
15 17 (13.49%) PHP
15 17 (13.49%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (12.70%) Web Services
16 16 (12.70%) SOA
17 15 (11.90%) Apache
17 15 (11.90%) Ruby on Rails
17 15 (11.90%) Oracle BPM
17 15 (11.90%) Big Data
18 14 (11.11%) Perl
19 13 (10.32%) XHTML

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (11.90%) Apache
2 11 (8.73%) Node.js
3 9 (7.14%) nginx
4 8 (6.35%) CMS
5 7 (5.56%) WebLogic
5 7 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (5.56%) Apache Pig
5 7 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (4.76%) WordPress
7 4 (3.17%) Apache Spark
7 4 (3.17%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.38%) Drupal
9 2 (1.59%) Mule
9 2 (1.59%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.59%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.59%) Joomla!
9 2 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.79%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (3.17%) SPSS
2 2 (1.59%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.59%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (11.90%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (6.35%) Magento
3 2 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.59%) GitHub
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.56%) DNS
2 5 (3.97%) FTP
3 2 (1.59%) Broadband
3 2 (1.59%) VoIP
3 2 (1.59%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.59%) IPv6
3 2 (1.59%) SAN
3 2 (1.59%) Internet
4 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.98%) MySQL
2 17 (13.49%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (11.90%) Big Data
4 11 (8.73%) Hadoop
4 11 (8.73%) Apache Hive
5 10 (7.94%) SQL Server
5 10 (7.94%) Oracle Database
6 8 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (3.97%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (3.97%) MongoDB
9 4 (3.17%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.17%) QlikView
9 4 (3.17%) Mahout
9 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (2.38%) OLAP
10 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (15.08%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.73%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (8.73%) SoapUI
3 10 (7.94%) Jenkins
4 9 (7.14%) Hudson
5 6 (4.76%) Selenium
6 5 (3.97%) Subversion
7 3 (2.38%) JUnit
7 3 (2.38%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.59%) JIRA
8 2 (1.59%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.79%) gulp
9 1 (0.79%) Grunt
9 1 (0.79%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (16.67%) Retail
2 12 (9.52%) Marketing
3 9 (7.14%) Back Office
4 7 (5.56%) Banking
5 6 (4.76%) Finance
6 4 (3.17%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (39.68%) Developer
2 26 (20.63%) Architect
3 14 (11.11%) Administrator
4 12 (9.52%) Consultant
5 10 (7.94%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (7.94%) .NET Developer
5 10 (7.94%) PHP Developer
5 10 (7.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 10 (7.94%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (7.14%) Oracle Architect
7 7 (5.56%) Lead Developer
7 7 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.56%) Tester
8 6 (4.76%) Web Developer
8 6 (4.76%) Software Developer
8 6 (4.76%) Security Consultant
8 6 (4.76%) Penetration Tester
8 6 (4.76%) Security Tester
9 5 (3.97%) Data Architect
9 5 (3.97%) Big Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.22%) HTML
2 27 (21.43%) CSS
3 26 (20.63%) .NET
4 20 (15.87%) jQuery
5 19 (15.08%) XML
6 16 (12.70%) Web Services
7 15 (11.90%) Ruby on Rails
8 13 (10.32%) XHTML
8 13 (10.32%) Middleware
9 11 (8.73%) LAMP
10 10 (7.94%) ASP.NET
10 10 (7.94%) XSD
10 10 (7.94%) XSLT
10 10 (7.94%) SOAP
11 9 (7.14%) J2EE
11 9 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (6.35%) AngularJS
13 7 (5.56%) JMS
13 7 (5.56%) WSDL
13 7 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.97%) Social Media
2 4 (3.17%) Life Science
2 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.17%) IVR
2 4 (3.17%) Artificial Intelligence
2 4 (3.17%) Ontologies
3 3 (2.38%) Derivative
3 3 (2.38%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.59%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.59%) User Experience
4 2 (1.59%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.59%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.59%) Tandem
4 2 (1.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 36 (28.57%) Linux
2 7 (5.56%) Windows
3 5 (3.97%) UNIX
3 5 (3.97%) Debian
4 4 (3.17%) Solaris
4 4 (3.17%) AIX
5 3 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.59%) HPUX
6 2 (1.59%) Android
6 2 (1.59%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (23.02%) E-Commerce
3 20 (15.87%) TDD
4 19 (15.08%) SDLC
5 16 (12.70%) SOA
6 13 (10.32%) MVC
6 13 (10.32%) Scrum
7 12 (9.52%) Coaching
8 11 (8.73%) Mentoring
8 11 (8.73%) Analytics
9 9 (7.14%) Release Management
9 9 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 9 (7.14%) Pair Programming
10 8 (6.35%) CRM
10 8 (6.35%) Data Architecture
11 7 (5.56%) Business Analytics
11 7 (5.56%) Use Case
11 7 (5.56%) OO
11 7 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (4.76%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (32.54%) JavaScript
2 25 (19.84%) C#
2 25 (19.84%) SQL
3 22 (17.46%) Ruby
4 19 (15.08%) Java
5 17 (13.49%) PHP
6 14 (11.11%) Perl
7 12 (9.52%) C++
8 11 (8.73%) Python
9 9 (7.14%) VB
9 9 (7.14%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.17%) C
10 4 (3.17%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.17%) SPARQL
10 4 (3.17%) Scala
10 4 (3.17%) R
11 3 (2.38%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.38%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.59%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.59%) Go
Qualifications
1 33 (26.19%) Degree
2 8 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.97%) RHCE
3 5 (3.97%) RHCA
4 2 (1.59%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.38%) HDFS
4 2 (1.59%) Samba
4 2 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.76%) Nessus
1 6 (4.76%) Nmap
2 5 (3.97%) Puppet
3 4 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.38%) Nagios
4 3 (2.38%) Ambari
4 3 (2.38%) Oozie
4 3 (2.38%) Cacti
4 3 (2.38%) Munin
5 2 (1.59%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.59%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (15.08%) Oracle
2 11 (8.73%) Red Hat
3 9 (7.14%) IBM
4 8 (6.35%) Microsoft
5 7 (5.56%) Zend
5 7 (5.56%) Tableau
6 6 (4.76%) Qualys
6 6 (4.76%) VMware
7 3 (2.38%) Teradata
7 3 (2.38%) SAP
7 3 (2.38%) Cognos
7 3 (2.38%) Cisco
7 3 (2.38%) Talend
7 3 (2.38%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.59%) Eloqua
8 2 (1.59%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.59%) Sun
8 2 (1.59%) Avaya
8 2 (1.59%) Juniper
8 2 (1.59%) Retek
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