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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 33 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +2
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 21 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.66% 0.85% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.83% 1.05% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 10
Average salary £36,250 £60,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.58% +84.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £41,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £60,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
360 478 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.82% 80.88% 80.84%
Number of salaries quoted 282 385 439
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £57,450
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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
Southport - 12 - -
Birkenhead - 5 - - 1
Liverpool +11 4 £36,250 -39.58% 1
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 25 (65.79%) Analytics
2 22 (57.89%) Degree
3 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 19 (50.00%) Java
4 19 (50.00%) Python
5 18 (47.37%) Oracle
5 18 (47.37%) MongoDB
6 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (39.47%) XML
8 14 (36.84%) Windows
8 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
8 14 (36.84%) QA
9 13 (34.21%) Spring
9 13 (34.21%) Maven
9 13 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
9 13 (34.21%) HTML
9 13 (34.21%) Ant
9 13 (34.21%) Web Services
9 13 (34.21%) CSS
9 13 (34.21%) JDBC
9 13 (34.21%) JBoss
9 13 (34.21%) Hibernate
10 12 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (31.58%) BusinessObjects
10 12 (31.58%) SPSS
10 12 (31.58%) Cognos
10 12 (31.58%) SAS
10 12 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (31.58%) IBM

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 13 (34.21%) JBoss
2 12 (31.58%) SAS
3 8 (21.05%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (31.58%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (47.37%) MongoDB
2 12 (31.58%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (31.58%) QlikView
2 12 (31.58%) Pentaho
3 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
4 10 (26.32%) Relational Database
5 8 (21.05%) NoSQL
6 7 (18.42%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 7 (18.42%) Base SAS
7 5 (13.16%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Ant
1 13 (34.21%) Maven
1 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.16%) Selenium IDE
2 5 (13.16%) Log4j
2 5 (13.16%) Selenium
2 5 (13.16%) JUnit
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.63%) JMeter
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (2.63%) LoadUI
General
1 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Consultant
3 9 (23.68%) Software Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
5 5 (13.16%) QA Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) SAS BI Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (10.53%) AWS Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Test Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Test Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) QA Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) XML
2 13 (34.21%) HTML
2 13 (34.21%) CSS
2 13 (34.21%) JDBC
2 13 (34.21%) Hibernate
2 13 (34.21%) Spring
2 13 (34.21%) Web Services
3 8 (21.05%) WSDL
3 8 (21.05%) HornetQ
3 8 (21.05%) SOAP
3 8 (21.05%) .NET
3 8 (21.05%) XHTML
4 5 (13.16%) J2SE
4 5 (13.16%) Swing
4 5 (13.16%) J2EE
4 5 (13.16%) Java SE
4 5 (13.16%) JPA
4 5 (13.16%) RESTful
4 5 (13.16%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Visualisation
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Linux
3 8 (21.05%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (13.16%) UNIX
4 5 (13.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Analytics
2 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (31.58%) Business Analytics
4 12 (31.58%) Business Analysis
4 12 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (26.32%) Data Visualisation
5 10 (26.32%) Unit Testing
6 9 (23.68%) Automated Testing
6 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
7 8 (21.05%) TDD
7 8 (21.05%) Scrum
7 8 (21.05%) OWASP
7 8 (21.05%) BDD
8 6 (15.79%) SDLC
8 6 (15.79%) Performance Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
9 5 (13.16%) MVC
9 5 (13.16%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) Java
1 19 (50.00%) Python
2 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 12 (31.58%) R
4 8 (21.05%) C#
5 7 (18.42%) SQL
5 7 (18.42%) Shell Script
6 5 (13.16%) Ruby
6 5 (13.16%) Perl
7 2 (5.26%) PHP
7 2 (5.26%) Lua
8 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (57.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (36.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 18 (47.37%) Oracle
3 12 (31.58%) Cognos
3 12 (31.58%) IBM
3 12 (31.58%) Tableau
4 5 (13.16%) Cloudera
4 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
4 5 (13.16%) Teradata
5 1 (2.63%) HP
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