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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 151 125 133
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +8
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 38 62 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.00% 1.55% 1.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.92% 4.69% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 38 50 54
Average salary £45,000 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.17% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £40,000 £42,500
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 Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1301 1322 1332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 34.35% 32.98% 33.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1066 1038 1144
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 26 March 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 26 March 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
Rochdale - 3 £40,000 -
Stockport - 3 £50,000 - 1
Oldham +10 1 £33,000 +14.78%
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 25 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 23 (35.38%) HTML
3 22 (33.85%) PHP
3 22 (33.85%) SQL
3 22 (33.85%) MySQL
3 22 (33.85%) CSS
3 22 (33.85%) Degree
4 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (24.62%) Java
5 16 (24.62%) Linux
6 15 (23.08%) Oracle
6 15 (23.08%) jQuery
7 14 (21.54%) C++
7 14 (21.54%) Web Services
7 14 (21.54%) Python
8 12 (18.46%) XML
9 11 (16.92%) Ruby
9 11 (16.92%) Big Data
10 10 (15.38%) E-Commerce
10 10 (15.38%) Hadoop
10 10 (15.38%) Oracle Database
11 9 (13.85%) SOA
11 9 (13.85%) Marketing
11 9 (13.85%) Oracle BPM
12 8 (12.31%) C#
12 8 (12.31%) OO
12 8 (12.31%) nginx
12 8 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (10.77%) XSD
13 7 (10.77%) XSLT

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 8 (12.31%) nginx
2 5 (7.69%) CMS
2 5 (7.69%) Apache Pig
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (6.15%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.15%) Apache
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (4.62%) Node.js
5 2 (3.08%) Moodle
5 2 (3.08%) Drupal
5 2 (3.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.54%) MS Project
2 1 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (7.69%) Magento
3 1 (1.54%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) Broadband
2 2 (3.08%) VoIP
2 2 (3.08%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.08%) DNS
2 2 (3.08%) IPv6
2 2 (3.08%) SAN
3 1 (1.54%) Internet
3 1 (1.54%) Wireless
3 1 (1.54%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (33.85%) MySQL
2 11 (16.92%) Big Data
3 10 (15.38%) Hadoop
3 10 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 7 (10.77%) Apache Hive
4 7 (10.77%) NoSQL
4 7 (10.77%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (9.23%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (9.23%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.54%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.54%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.54%) OLAP
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (7.69%) Hudson
2 5 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.15%) SoapUI
3 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.62%) Subversion
5 2 (3.08%) JIRA
5 2 (3.08%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (3.08%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.54%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (13.85%) Marketing
2 3 (4.62%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Legal
3 1 (1.54%) Games
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (46.15%) Developer
2 12 (18.46%) PHP Developer
3 11 (16.92%) Architect
4 6 (9.23%) Consultant
4 6 (9.23%) Oracle Architect
5 4 (6.15%) Big Data Architect
5 4 (6.15%) Senior PHP Developer
5 4 (6.15%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Data Architect
5 4 (6.15%) Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Business Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) Big Data Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Middleware Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.08%) IT Support
7 2 (3.08%) Designer
7 2 (3.08%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (35.38%) HTML
2 22 (33.85%) CSS
3 15 (23.08%) jQuery
4 14 (21.54%) Web Services
5 12 (18.46%) XML
6 7 (10.77%) XSD
6 7 (10.77%) XSLT
6 7 (10.77%) Middleware
7 6 (9.23%) SOAP
8 5 (7.69%) LAMP
8 5 (7.69%) J2EE
8 5 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (7.69%) HTML5
8 5 (7.69%) CSS3
8 5 (7.69%) Kafka
8 5 (7.69%) AngularJS
9 4 (6.15%) WSDL
10 3 (4.62%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (4.62%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (4.62%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Derivative
2 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.54%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Linux
2 3 (4.62%) CentOS
3 2 (3.08%) UNIX
3 2 (3.08%) Windows
4 1 (1.54%) Solaris
4 1 (1.54%) FreeBSD
4 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.54%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 9 (13.85%) SOA
4 8 (12.31%) OO
5 7 (10.77%) CRM
5 7 (10.77%) ERP
5 7 (10.77%) Coaching
6 6 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.23%) Release Management
7 5 (7.69%) Data Management
7 5 (7.69%) MVC
7 5 (7.69%) OOP
7 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.69%) Time Management
8 3 (4.62%) Test Management
8 3 (4.62%) Manual Testing
8 3 (4.62%) Master Data Management
8 3 (4.62%) Workflow
8 3 (4.62%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.62%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 22 (33.85%) PHP
2 22 (33.85%) SQL
3 16 (24.62%) Java
4 14 (21.54%) C++
4 14 (21.54%) Python
5 11 (16.92%) Ruby
6 8 (12.31%) C#
7 5 (7.69%) Perl
8 3 (4.62%) Scala
9 2 (3.08%) Golang
9 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.08%) C
10 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.54%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 22 (33.85%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) ISEB
2 3 (4.62%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (4.62%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (3.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Puppet
2 4 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.08%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.08%) Nagios
4 1 (1.54%) Nessus
4 1 (1.54%) Nmap
4 1 (1.54%) Cacti
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Oracle
2 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.15%) Zend
4 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.08%) VMware
5 2 (3.08%) Talend
6 1 (1.54%) Aquila
6 1 (1.54%) Qualys
6 1 (1.54%) Tableau
6 1 (1.54%) Percona
6 1 (1.54%) Adobe
6 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.54%) SAP
6 1 (1.54%) Cognos
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
On the Beach
Salary: Competitive salary, 25 days’ holiday, Discounted Holidays, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reading Room Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Highly Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago