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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
North West / Merseyside
Rank 62 60 55
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 9 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.49% 0.76% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 0.86% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 5
Median salary £55,000 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,238 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £53,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £47,250 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +2.71%

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
522 465 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.14% 87.90% 88.21%
Number of salaries quoted 416 358 348
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,000 £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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -3 7 £40,000 +6.66%
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 5 (31.25%) CentOS
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
5 4 (25.00%) Debian
5 4 (25.00%) OOP
5 4 (25.00%) PHP
6 3 (18.75%) Java
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) CMS
6 3 (18.75%) TDD
6 3 (18.75%) Content Management
6 3 (18.75%) RESTful
6 3 (18.75%) Node.js
6 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
6 3 (18.75%) SDLC
6 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (18.75%) DevOps
7 2 (12.50%) Docker
7 2 (12.50%) TypeScript
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 2 (12.50%) Go
7 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 2 (12.50%) User Experience
7 2 (12.50%) Microservices
7 2 (12.50%) InfluxDB
7 2 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design

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 (18.75%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (6.25%) Drupal
2 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Magento
1 1 (6.25%) OpenCart
1 1 (6.25%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) Google Play
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) InfluxDB
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) Android Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Bazaar
3 1 (6.25%) Gradle
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
3 1 (6.25%) PhantomJS
3 1 (6.25%) PHPUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 4 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Linux Support
3 3 (18.75%) Linux Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Development Manager
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) PHP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Angular Developer
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Java Applications Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Magento Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Principal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Node.js
1 3 (18.75%) RESTful
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) Angular 2
2 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (12.50%) LAMP
3 1 (6.25%) CakePHP
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) CSS3
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) Laravel
3 1 (6.25%) MooTools
3 1 (6.25%) OpenVZ
3 1 (6.25%) Play Framework
3 1 (6.25%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Blockchain
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) CentOS
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Debian
4 1 (6.25%) Android
4 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) OOP
3 3 (18.75%) Content Management
3 3 (18.75%) DevOps
3 3 (18.75%) SDLC
3 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Microservices
4 2 (12.50%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) SOLID
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Open Source Development
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PHP
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) Go
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) TypeScript
4 1 (6.25%) Groovy
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) Scala
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) CISM
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
1 2 (12.50%) Terraform
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (6.25%) Mesos
2 1 (6.25%) Rancher
2 1 (6.25%) rkt
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) MuleSoft
4 1 (6.25%) SaltStack
4 1 (6.25%) WSO2
4 1 (6.25%) Zend