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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 41 62 41
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -21
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 19 7 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.81% 1.08% 4.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.69% 1.29% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 21
Average salary - £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
405 543 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 81.16% 83.93% 86.30%
Number of salaries quoted 290 456 403
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 6 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
Liverpool +20 11 - - 1
Southport - 8 - - 4
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
1 23 (65.71%) Analytics
2 17 (48.57%) Python
3 16 (45.71%) IBM
4 15 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (42.86%) Cognos
4 15 (42.86%) SAS
4 15 (42.86%) SPSS
4 15 (42.86%) Oracle
4 15 (42.86%) Business Objects
4 15 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (42.86%) Business Analysis
4 15 (42.86%) QlikView
4 15 (42.86%) Pentaho
4 15 (42.86%) Visualisation
4 15 (42.86%) R
4 15 (42.86%) Tableau
4 15 (42.86%) Business Analytics
5 14 (40.00%) MongoDB
6 12 (34.29%) Degree
7 11 (31.43%) Java
8 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 10 (28.57%) Windows
8 10 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
9 9 (25.71%) QA
9 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
10 8 (22.86%) Ant
10 8 (22.86%) Linux
10 8 (22.86%) JBoss

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 (42.86%) SAS
2 8 (22.86%) JBoss
3 7 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) CMS
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (42.86%) SPSS
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) SSH
2 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.86%) SSL
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) Telnet
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) QlikView
1 15 (42.86%) Pentaho
2 14 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 7 (20.00%) Base SAS
4 7 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 6 (17.14%) NoSQL
6 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.71%) MySQL
7 1 (2.86%) MS Access
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Ant
1 8 (22.86%) Maven
1 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.71%) Log4j
2 2 (5.71%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (5.71%) Selenium
2 2 (5.71%) JUnit
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.86%) JMeter
3 1 (2.86%) WinDbg
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (2.86%) LoadUI
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Games
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Consultant
2 10 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 8 (22.86%) SAS BI Consultant
4 7 (20.00%) Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Software Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Architect
6 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (11.43%) AWS Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Support Team Leader
8 1 (2.86%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Applications Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Applications Specialist
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.86%) Support Specialist
8 1 (2.86%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) XML
2 7 (20.00%) HTML
2 7 (20.00%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) CSS
2 7 (20.00%) WSDL
3 6 (17.14%) XHTML
3 6 (17.14%) Hibernate
3 6 (17.14%) Spring
3 6 (17.14%) HornetQ
3 6 (17.14%) JDBC
3 6 (17.14%) SOAP
3 6 (17.14%) Web Services
4 3 (8.57%) J2EE
5 2 (5.71%) J2SE
6 1 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (2.86%) OLE DB
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.86%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Visualisation
2 4 (11.43%) NHS
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (8.57%) UNIX
5 2 (5.71%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Analytics
2 15 (42.86%) Business Analytics
2 15 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 10 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
4 7 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (17.14%) TDD
5 6 (17.14%) Scrum
5 6 (17.14%) BDD
5 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (17.14%) OWASP
6 4 (11.43%) TOGAF
6 4 (11.43%) PRINCE
6 4 (11.43%) Project Management
6 4 (11.43%) ITIL
6 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.43%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) Python
2 15 (42.86%) R
3 11 (31.43%) Java
4 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
5 6 (17.14%) C#
6 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.71%) Ruby
6 2 (5.71%) Perl
7 1 (2.86%) VBScript
7 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) MBA
3 1 (2.86%) MCP
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) CCNA
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
2 16 (45.71%) IBM
3 15 (42.86%) Tableau
3 15 (42.86%) Oracle
3 15 (42.86%) Business Objects
3 15 (42.86%) Cognos
4 8 (22.86%) Cloudera
4 8 (22.86%) Teradata
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.86%) Alias
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Unisys
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