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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 112 137 123
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -14
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 70 45 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.06% 1.15% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 1.40% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 61 38 61
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
2922 3225 3471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.07% 82.65% 81.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2421 2616 3016
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 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 3 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
Stockport +16 13 £45,000 -55.00%
Salford - 8 £50,000 - 1
Rochdale -4 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Bolton - 1 £39,000 -
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 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 52 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.04%) MySQL
3 35 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 34 (30.36%) Linux
5 28 (25.00%) Degree
6 27 (24.11%) E-Commerce
7 26 (23.21%) SQL
8 23 (20.54%) Java
8 23 (20.54%) Ruby
9 22 (19.64%) HTML
10 21 (18.75%) C#
10 21 (18.75%) CSS
11 20 (17.86%) Oracle
12 19 (16.96%) .NET
13 18 (16.07%) XML
13 18 (16.07%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (16.07%) SDLC
14 17 (15.18%) C++
14 17 (15.18%) PHP
15 16 (14.29%) Web Services
15 16 (14.29%) Git (software)
16 15 (13.39%) Amazon AWS
16 15 (13.39%) Ruby on Rails
16 15 (13.39%) Perl
16 15 (13.39%) SOA
16 15 (13.39%) Python
17 14 (12.50%) TDD
17 14 (12.50%) Retail
17 14 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
18 13 (11.61%) nginx

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 13 (11.61%) nginx
2 10 (8.93%) Apache
3 9 (8.04%) CMS
4 8 (7.14%) WordPress
5 7 (6.25%) Node.js
6 6 (5.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (5.36%) Apache Pig
6 6 (5.36%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (5.36%) WebLogic
7 5 (4.46%) Drupal
8 3 (2.68%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.79%) Joomla!
9 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.79%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.79%) Moodle
10 1 (0.89%) Mule
10 1 (0.89%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.89%) MS Project
2 1 (0.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (8.04%) Magento
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.79%) GitHub
3 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.25%) DNS
2 5 (4.46%) FTP
3 2 (1.79%) Broadband
3 2 (1.79%) VoIP
3 2 (1.79%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.79%) IPv6
3 2 (1.79%) SAN
4 1 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (33.04%) MySQL
2 18 (16.07%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (11.61%) Big Data
4 11 (9.82%) Oracle Database
5 10 (8.93%) Hadoop
5 10 (8.93%) Apache Hive
6 9 (8.04%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (8.04%) Amazon Redshift
7 7 (6.25%) NoSQL
8 6 (5.36%) SQL Server
9 5 (4.46%) MongoDB
10 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (2.68%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (2.68%) SAP Data Services
11 3 (2.68%) OLAP
11 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (2.68%) QlikView
11 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.93%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (8.93%) SoapUI
3 9 (8.04%) Jenkins
4 8 (7.14%) Hudson
5 6 (5.36%) Selenium
6 4 (3.57%) Subversion
7 3 (2.68%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (2.68%) JUnit
8 2 (1.79%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.89%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.89%) JIRA
General
1 14 (12.50%) Retail
2 11 (9.82%) Marketing
3 9 (8.04%) Back Office
4 4 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.57%) Finance
5 1 (0.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (36.61%) Developer
2 21 (18.75%) Architect
3 10 (8.93%) Administrator
4 9 (8.04%) .NET Developer
4 9 (8.04%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (8.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 9 (8.04%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (8.04%) Oracle Architect
5 8 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 8 (7.14%) Consultant
6 7 (6.25%) Tester
7 6 (5.36%) Web Developer
7 6 (5.36%) Lead Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Security Consultant
8 5 (4.46%) Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.46%) Data Architect
8 5 (4.46%) Penetration Tester
8 5 (4.46%) Security Tester
8 5 (4.46%) Big Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.64%) HTML
2 21 (18.75%) CSS
3 19 (16.96%) .NET
4 18 (16.07%) XML
5 16 (14.29%) Web Services
6 15 (13.39%) Ruby on Rails
7 13 (11.61%) jQuery
7 13 (11.61%) XHTML
8 12 (10.71%) Middleware
9 11 (9.82%) LAMP
10 9 (8.04%) ASP.NET
10 9 (8.04%) XSD
10 9 (8.04%) XSLT
10 9 (8.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (7.14%) J2EE
11 8 (7.14%) SOAP
12 6 (5.36%) WSDL
12 6 (5.36%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (5.36%) Kafka
13 5 (4.46%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.46%) Social Media
2 4 (3.57%) IVR
2 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (2.68%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.68%) Derivative
4 2 (1.79%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.79%) Tandem
4 2 (1.79%) Clustering
5 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (30.36%) Linux
2 7 (6.25%) Windows
3 5 (4.46%) UNIX
3 5 (4.46%) Debian
4 4 (3.57%) AIX
5 3 (2.68%) Solaris
6 2 (1.79%) HPUX
6 2 (1.79%) Tru64
7 1 (0.89%) CentOS
7 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (24.11%) E-Commerce
3 18 (16.07%) SDLC
4 15 (13.39%) SOA
5 14 (12.50%) TDD
6 13 (11.61%) Scrum
6 13 (11.61%) Mentoring
6 13 (11.61%) Coaching
7 9 (8.04%) Unit Testing
7 9 (8.04%) Pair Programming
8 8 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (7.14%) Release Management
8 8 (7.14%) Data Architecture
9 7 (6.25%) Analytics
9 7 (6.25%) OO
10 6 (5.36%) Web Development
11 5 (4.46%) Data Management
11 5 (4.46%) MVC
12 4 (3.57%) CRM
12 4 (3.57%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 35 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 26 (23.21%) SQL
3 23 (20.54%) Ruby
3 23 (20.54%) Java
4 21 (18.75%) C#
5 17 (15.18%) C++
5 17 (15.18%) PHP
6 15 (13.39%) Perl
6 15 (13.39%) Python
7 9 (8.04%) VB
7 9 (8.04%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.57%) Scala
9 3 (2.68%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.68%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.68%) C
10 2 (1.79%) Go
11 1 (0.89%) Korn
11 1 (0.89%) PHP5
11 1 (0.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 28 (25.00%) Degree
2 6 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.46%) RHCA
3 5 (4.46%) RHCE
4 2 (1.79%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.79%) ISEB
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.79%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.79%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.79%) Docker
2 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.79%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) Puppet
2 5 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.46%) Nessus
2 5 (4.46%) Nmap
3 2 (1.79%) Cacti
3 2 (1.79%) Munin
3 2 (1.79%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.79%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (17.86%) Oracle
2 9 (8.04%) Red Hat
3 6 (5.36%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.46%) Zend
4 5 (4.46%) Qualys
4 5 (4.46%) VMware
5 3 (2.68%) Talend
5 3 (2.68%) Tableau
5 3 (2.68%) Business Objects
5 3 (2.68%) SAP
5 3 (2.68%) Cognos
6 2 (1.79%) Cisco
6 2 (1.79%) Apple
6 2 (1.79%) Sun
6 2 (1.79%) Avaya
6 2 (1.79%) Juniper
7 1 (0.89%) Retek
7 1 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.89%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.89%) ATG
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