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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 74 62 52
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 3 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.44% 0.61% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.67% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 11
Median salary £55,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £88,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,903 £43,250
% change year-on-year
-0.84% +10.75%
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
591 445 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.28% 90.63% 85.88%
Number of salaries quoted 382 313 381
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -25 3 £55,000 -45.00%
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
4 5 (38.46%) CentOS
5 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (30.77%) Unix
5 4 (30.77%) Debian
6 3 (23.08%) Information Security
6 3 (23.08%) CISM
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) SSCP
6 3 (23.08%) CCNA
6 3 (23.08%) CISSP
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
6 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (23.08%) SIEM
6 3 (23.08%) Information Assurance
6 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) Marketing
7 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
7 2 (15.38%) Google
7 2 (15.38%) Puppet
7 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
7 2 (15.38%) Docker
7 2 (15.38%) DevOps

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 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) Drupal
1 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
1 1 (7.69%) OpenCart
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (7.69%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) GitHub
2 1 (7.69%) Google Play
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) Android Studio
3 1 (7.69%) Ant
3 1 (7.69%) Bazaar
3 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.69%) Gradle
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
3 1 (7.69%) PhantomJS
3 1 (7.69%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Applications Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Applications Support
1 4 (30.77%) Applications Support Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Linux Support
2 3 (23.08%) Linux Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Android Developer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Magento Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) CakePHP
2 1 (7.69%) CSS3
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) Laravel
2 1 (7.69%) MooTools
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) OpenVZ
2 1 (7.69%) Play Framework
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) Symfony
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) WSDL
2 1 (7.69%) XHTML
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Blockchain
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) CentOS
4 4 (30.77%) Debian
4 4 (30.77%) Unix
5 1 (7.69%) Android
5 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (23.08%) Information Assurance
1 3 (23.08%) Information Security
1 3 (23.08%) SIEM
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) Android Development
3 1 (7.69%) Content Management
3 1 (7.69%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) OO PHP
3 1 (7.69%) OOP
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source Development
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
2 2 (15.38%) Go
2 2 (15.38%) PHP
2 2 (15.38%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Groovy
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) Scala
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCNA
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (23.08%) CISM
1 3 (23.08%) CISSP
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) SSCP
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
1 2 (15.38%) Terraform
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (7.69%) Mesos
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Rancher
2 1 (7.69%) rkt
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) SaltStack
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Zend