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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 112 151 129
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -22
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 79 40 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.01% 0.97% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 1.16% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 58 32 51
Average salary £47,500 £41,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% +27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £60,000
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
3405 3457 3059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.77% 83.97% 79.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2842 2784 2636
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 - 7 £50,000 -
Stockport - 6 £47,500 - 1
Rochdale -2 1 £50,000 +6.38%
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 59 (41.26%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (34.27%) Linux
3 44 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 35 (24.48%) MySQL
5 32 (22.38%) Degree
6 31 (21.68%) HTML
7 30 (20.98%) CSS
8 29 (20.28%) .NET
9 28 (19.58%) E-Commerce
10 27 (18.88%) C#
11 26 (18.18%) SQL
12 25 (17.48%) TDD
12 25 (17.48%) Ruby
13 24 (16.78%) Retail
14 23 (16.08%) jQuery
15 22 (15.38%) PHP
15 22 (15.38%) Git (software)
15 22 (15.38%) Big Data
16 21 (14.69%) Apache
17 20 (13.99%) Perl
17 20 (13.99%) Java
17 20 (13.99%) Red Hat
18 18 (12.59%) Python
19 17 (11.89%) Oracle
19 17 (11.89%) XML
19 17 (11.89%) Hadoop
19 17 (11.89%) Amazon AWS
19 17 (11.89%) SDLC
20 16 (11.19%) Node.js
20 16 (11.19%) Web Services

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 21 (14.69%) Apache
2 16 (11.19%) Node.js
3 9 (6.29%) Apache Pig
4 8 (5.59%) nginx
5 7 (4.90%) CMS
5 7 (4.90%) Apache Spark
6 6 (4.20%) WordPress
7 5 (3.50%) WebLogic
7 5 (3.50%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (3.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (2.80%) WebSphere
9 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.10%) Drupal
9 3 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.40%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.40%) Mule
10 2 (1.40%) MS Exchange
10 2 (1.40%) Joomla!
10 2 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.50%) SPSS
2 2 (1.40%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (5.59%) Magento
3 2 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.80%) GitHub
3 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.40%) IaaS
5 1 (0.70%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.50%) DNS
1 5 (3.50%) FTP
2 4 (2.80%) Internet
3 2 (1.40%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.70%) DMVPN
4 1 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.70%) OSPF
4 1 (0.70%) BGP
4 1 (0.70%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.70%) Firewall
4 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (24.48%) MySQL
2 22 (15.38%) Big Data
3 17 (11.89%) Hadoop
4 16 (11.19%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 13 (9.09%) Apache Hive
6 10 (6.99%) MongoDB
7 8 (5.59%) Oracle Database
7 8 (5.59%) IBM BigInsights
8 7 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (4.20%) NoSQL
9 6 (4.20%) MariaDB
9 6 (4.20%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (3.50%) Mahout
10 5 (3.50%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (2.80%) QlikView
12 3 (2.10%) SAP Data Services
12 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.29%) Hudson
3 9 (6.29%) SoapUI
3 9 (6.29%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (4.20%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.20%) Selenium
5 5 (3.50%) Subversion
6 3 (2.10%) JUnit
6 3 (2.10%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (1.40%) JIRA
7 2 (1.40%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.70%) gulp
8 1 (0.70%) Grunt
8 1 (0.70%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (16.78%) Retail
2 12 (8.39%) Banking
3 10 (6.99%) Marketing
4 9 (6.29%) Back Office
5 7 (4.90%) Finance
6 5 (3.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (36.36%) Developer
2 30 (20.98%) Architect
3 18 (12.59%) Administrator
4 12 (8.39%) Consultant
5 10 (6.99%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (6.99%) .NET Developer
5 10 (6.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 10 (6.99%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (6.29%) Software Developer
6 9 (6.29%) PHP Developer
7 8 (5.59%) Tester
7 8 (5.59%) Oracle Architect
8 7 (4.90%) Security Tester
8 7 (4.90%) Penetration Tester
8 7 (4.90%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.90%) Security Consultant
8 7 (4.90%) Lead Developer
8 7 (4.90%) Hadoop Administrator
9 5 (3.50%) Digital Architect
9 5 (3.50%) Big Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (21.68%) HTML
2 30 (20.98%) CSS
3 29 (20.28%) .NET
4 23 (16.08%) jQuery
5 17 (11.89%) XML
6 16 (11.19%) Web Services
7 14 (9.79%) Ruby on Rails
8 13 (9.09%) XHTML
8 13 (9.09%) AngularJS
9 11 (7.69%) Middleware
9 11 (7.69%) LAMP
10 10 (6.99%) ASP.NET
11 9 (6.29%) J2EE
11 9 (6.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (5.59%) SOAP
12 8 (5.59%) XSD
12 8 (5.59%) XSLT
12 8 (5.59%) HTML5
13 7 (4.90%) JMS
13 7 (4.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (4.20%) Social Media
2 6 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.50%) Ontologies
3 5 (3.50%) Life Science
3 5 (3.50%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.50%) IVR
3 5 (3.50%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (2.10%) Derivative
4 3 (2.10%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.10%) User Experience
5 2 (1.40%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.40%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.40%) Tandem
5 2 (1.40%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.40%) Clustering
6 1 (0.70%) Replication
6 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 49 (34.27%) Linux
2 12 (8.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (4.90%) UNIX
4 6 (4.20%) CentOS
5 5 (3.50%) Windows
5 5 (3.50%) Debian
6 4 (2.80%) AIX
6 4 (2.80%) Solaris
7 2 (1.40%) Tru64
7 2 (1.40%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.40%) HPUX
7 2 (1.40%) Fedora
7 2 (1.40%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.40%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (41.26%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (19.58%) E-Commerce
3 25 (17.48%) TDD
4 17 (11.89%) SDLC
5 15 (10.49%) MVC
6 14 (9.79%) SOA
6 14 (9.79%) Analytics
7 13 (9.09%) Scrum
8 11 (7.69%) Use Case
8 11 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 10 (6.99%) Coaching
9 10 (6.99%) Unit Testing
9 10 (6.99%) Pair Programming
10 9 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (6.29%) Data Architecture
10 9 (6.29%) Release Management
11 8 (5.59%) Problem Management
11 8 (5.59%) CRM
11 8 (5.59%) Business Analytics
12 7 (4.90%) OO
Programming Languages
1 44 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 27 (18.88%) C#
3 26 (18.18%) SQL
4 25 (17.48%) Ruby
5 22 (15.38%) PHP
6 20 (13.99%) Perl
6 20 (13.99%) Java
7 18 (12.59%) Python
8 10 (6.99%) C++
8 10 (6.99%) Scala
9 9 (6.29%) VB
9 9 (6.29%) VB.NET
10 7 (4.90%) R
11 6 (4.20%) T-SQL
12 5 (3.50%) Bash Shell
12 5 (3.50%) SPARQL
13 4 (2.80%) C
14 2 (1.40%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.40%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.40%) Go
Qualifications
1 32 (22.38%) Degree
2 9 (6.29%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.50%) RHCE
3 5 (3.50%) RHCA
4 2 (1.40%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (1.40%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.40%) CCNP
4 2 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.40%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.10%) QA
2 2 (1.40%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 8 (5.59%) HDFS
2 6 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.10%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.40%) Samba
4 2 (1.40%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (8.39%) Puppet
2 8 (5.59%) Ambari
3 7 (4.90%) Nessus
3 7 (4.90%) Nmap
4 6 (4.20%) Oozie
4 6 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.80%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (2.10%) FortiGate
6 3 (2.10%) Nagios
6 3 (2.10%) Cacti
6 3 (2.10%) Munin
7 2 (1.40%) yum
7 2 (1.40%) StatsD
7 2 (1.40%) logstash
7 2 (1.40%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.40%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.70%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 20 (13.99%) Red Hat
2 17 (11.89%) Oracle
3 15 (10.49%) IBM
4 12 (8.39%) Tableau
5 8 (5.59%) Hortonworks
5 8 (5.59%) Teradata
5 8 (5.59%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.90%) Qualys
7 6 (4.20%) Zend
7 6 (4.20%) VMware
8 5 (3.50%) Cisco
9 3 (2.10%) Talend
9 3 (2.10%) HP
9 3 (2.10%) SAP
9 3 (2.10%) Cognos
10 2 (1.40%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (1.40%) Sun
10 2 (1.40%) Apple
10 2 (1.40%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.40%) Avaya
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum + dependent on experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stream Recruitment
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Digital Agency
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive basic salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 26 days ago