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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
North West / Merseyside
Rank 53 60 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 13 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.26% 0.97% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 1.09% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 3
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,238 £37,500 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £75,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
506 459 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 88.00% 88.78% 89.31%
Number of salaries quoted 414 370 372
Median salary £41,792 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +13 11 £40,000 -27.27%
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) OOP
2 8 (47.06%) SDLC
3 7 (41.18%) PHP
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
3 7 (41.18%) RESTful
4 6 (35.29%) Node.js
4 6 (35.29%) LAMP
4 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (35.29%) Domain-Driven Design
4 6 (35.29%) SOLID
4 6 (35.29%) Microservices
5 3 (17.65%) DevOps
5 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 3 (17.65%) Re-Platforming
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) CMS
5 3 (17.65%) Content Management
5 3 (17.65%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
5 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
6 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.76%) Go
6 2 (11.76%) CentOS
6 2 (11.76%) Hedge funds
6 2 (11.76%) Puppet
6 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (11.76%) Google
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management

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 3 (17.65%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.88%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) Google Play
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) InfluxDB
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Android Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Gradle
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) PHP Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Development Manager
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Android Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Angular Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Java Architect
4 1 (5.88%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.88%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Principal Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) RESTful
2 6 (35.29%) LAMP
2 6 (35.29%) Node.js
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Core
3 2 (11.76%) Angular 2
3 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.88%) JSON
4 1 (5.88%) OpenVZ
4 1 (5.88%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) CentOS
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Debian
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) OOP
2 8 (47.06%) SDLC
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
4 6 (35.29%) Domain-Driven Design
4 6 (35.29%) Microservices
4 6 (35.29%) SOLID
5 3 (17.65%) Content Management
5 3 (17.65%) DevOps
5 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 3 (17.65%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.88%) OO
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) PHP
2 3 (17.65%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) Go
3 2 (11.76%) TypeScript
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) Groovy
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
1 2 (11.76%) Terraform
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.88%) Mesos
2 1 (5.88%) Rancher
2 1 (5.88%) rkt
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.76%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) MuleSoft
3 1 (5.88%) SaltStack
3 1 (5.88%) WSO2