The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 64 45 69
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +24
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 3 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.46% 3.51% 1.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.49% 10.34% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 9
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
201 203 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.02% 33.89% 33.23%
Number of salaries quoted 169 167 215
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Open Source
North West

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 Miscellaneous 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 23 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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 -17 3 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 13 (46.43%) HTML
1 13 (46.43%) CSS
1 13 (46.43%) MVC
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 12 (42.86%) MySQL
2 12 (42.86%) Web Development
3 11 (39.29%) Cucumber
3 11 (39.29%) PHP
4 10 (35.71%) Linux
4 10 (35.71%) Degree
4 10 (35.71%) Computer Science
5 9 (32.14%) Subversion
6 8 (28.57%) MySQL Certification
6 8 (28.57%) Zend
7 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (25.00%) C#
7 7 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 6 (21.43%) Spring
8 6 (21.43%) Maven
8 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
8 6 (21.43%) QA
8 6 (21.43%) TDD
8 6 (21.43%) Migration
8 6 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (21.43%) Hibernate
8 6 (21.43%) Scrum
8 6 (21.43%) C++
8 6 (21.43%) JSP

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 5 (17.86%) nginx
2 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) MySQL
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
5 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.57%) Redis
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.57%) SQLite
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Cucumber
2 9 (32.14%) Subversion
3 6 (21.43%) Maven
3 6 (21.43%) Selenium
3 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 6 (21.43%) Hudson
3 6 (21.43%) SoapUI
3 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 6 (21.43%) Ant
4 5 (17.86%) RSpec
General
1 2 (7.14%) Games
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 7 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 6 (21.43%) QA Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Java Developer
5 5 (17.86%) QA Automation Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Test Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Database Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Programmer
8 1 (3.57%) Quality Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (3.57%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) CSS
1 13 (46.43%) HTML
2 6 (21.43%) Hibernate
2 6 (21.43%) JSP
2 6 (21.43%) Servlets
2 6 (21.43%) Spring
2 6 (21.43%) Java EE
2 6 (21.43%) Apache Axis
2 6 (21.43%) Spring MVC
2 6 (21.43%) JPA
2 6 (21.43%) Apache CXF
2 6 (21.43%) RESTful
2 6 (21.43%) Spring Security
2 6 (21.43%) Gherkin
3 5 (17.86%) jQuery
3 5 (17.86%) HTML5
3 5 (17.86%) Phusion Passenger
3 5 (17.86%) Ajax
3 5 (17.86%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (17.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.86%) N-Tier
3 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) UNIX
3 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 5 (17.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) MVC
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Web Development
3 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 6 (21.43%) TDD
4 6 (21.43%) Migration
4 6 (21.43%) Scrum
4 6 (21.43%) DSDM
4 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
4 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (17.86%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (17.86%) OO
6 3 (10.71%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
6 3 (10.71%) User Stories
6 3 (10.71%) Use Case
7 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) Java
1 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 11 (39.29%) PHP
3 7 (25.00%) C#
4 6 (21.43%) C++
4 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
5 5 (17.86%) Ruby
6 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Degree
2 8 (28.57%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Capistrano
1 5 (17.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Zend
2 3 (10.71%) WSO2
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
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