The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 50 43 50
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 4 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.97% 3.84% 3.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 4.38% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 21
Median salary £70,000 £32,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+118.75% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £30,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £33,600 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
339 434 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 81.88% 87.68% 89.79%
Number of salaries quoted 276 309 513
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,052 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Open Source
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Merseyside region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Merseyside

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Open Source Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Open Source
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -8 4 £70,000 +118.75% 3
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) e-Learning
3 4 (50.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (37.50%) Silex
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) PHP
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Subversion
4 3 (37.50%) Logistics
4 3 (37.50%) Symfony
4 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) Mercurial
4 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (37.50%) Coaching
4 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
5 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (25.00%) Mobile Development
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Clojure
5 2 (25.00%) Sass
5 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (25.00%) Mule
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) Alfresco
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Mercurial
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (62.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 5 (62.50%) Software Developer
4 3 (37.50%) AWS Developer
4 3 (37.50%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (37.50%) AWS Software Engineer
4 3 (37.50%) PHP Developer
4 3 (37.50%) PHP Software Engineer
4 3 (37.50%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Symfony Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Django Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (25.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Python Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Python/Django Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Silex
1 3 (37.50%) Symfony
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) Django
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) Sass
3 1 (12.50%) Ext JS
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) e-Learning
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (25.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (25.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (25.00%) Debian
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (37.50%) Coaching
3 3 (37.50%) Logistics
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Use Case
5 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) PHP
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) Clojure
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Sencha
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