The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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
England / North West
Rank 136 142 211
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +69
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 115 90 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.93% 1.62% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.85% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 99 68 43
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £52,500 £56,500
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5293 4861 5955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.93% 87.40% 86.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4448 4044 5100
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West 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 the North West

Open Source
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the North West region.

Open Source Salary Trend in the North West

Open Source
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Source across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Open Source Salary Histogram in the North West

Open Source
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the North West 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
Manchester -5 85 £42,500 - 22
Merseyside -2 9 £55,000 +46.66%
Cheshire +4 8 £36,500 -15.11% 6
Lancashire -9 4 £53,380 +24.13% 1
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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 North West region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 157 (70.72%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (48.20%) Java
3 71 (31.98%) JavaScript
4 68 (30.63%) HTML
5 63 (28.38%) Software Engineering
6 55 (24.77%) DevOps
7 54 (24.32%) Linux
8 53 (23.87%) Amazon AWS
9 51 (22.97%) CSS
10 50 (22.52%) TDD
11 49 (22.07%) PHP
12 43 (19.37%) Python
13 42 (18.92%) Node.js
14 41 (18.47%) Big Data
15 39 (17.57%) Git (software)
16 37 (16.67%) .NET
16 37 (16.67%) MySQL
17 36 (16.22%) Scrum
18 35 (15.77%) SDLC
19 33 (14.86%) AngularJS
20 32 (14.41%) Spring
20 32 (14.41%) Ruby
21 31 (13.96%) jQuery
22 30 (13.51%) Analytics
22 30 (13.51%) HTML5
23 29 (13.06%) Continuous Integration
23 29 (13.06%) C#
24 28 (12.61%) Perl
24 28 (12.61%) Relational Database
25 27 (12.16%) Web Services

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 16 (7.21%) Apache Spark
1 16 (7.21%) CMS
2 13 (5.86%) Apache Pig
3 12 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (4.50%) Apache
4 10 (4.50%) Drupal
4 10 (4.50%) SAS
4 10 (4.50%) WordPress
5 8 (3.60%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.15%) JBoss
6 7 (3.15%) nginx
7 5 (2.25%) GeoServer
8 4 (1.80%) Joomla!
8 4 (1.80%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.35%) Confluence
9 3 (1.35%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.90%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.90%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.45%) Jetty
Applications
1 7 (3.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.25%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.35%) S-PLUS
3 3 (1.35%) SPSS
3 3 (1.35%) Stata
4 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.25%) Magento
2 4 (1.80%) osCommerce
3 2 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.45%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 53 (23.87%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (9.46%) GitHub
3 15 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (4.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (4.05%) SaaS
5 7 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (2.25%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.35%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.90%) Google Play
8 2 (0.90%) PaaS
9 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.45%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.45%) Heroku
9 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.60%) Firewall
2 6 (2.70%) LDAP
3 5 (2.25%) FTP
4 4 (1.80%) DNS
5 2 (0.90%) HTTP
5 2 (0.90%) Internet
5 2 (0.90%) Skype
6 1 (0.45%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.45%) NAS
6 1 (0.45%) Network Security
6 1 (0.45%) SAN
6 1 (0.45%) SSL
6 1 (0.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (18.47%) Big Data
2 37 (16.67%) MySQL
3 28 (12.61%) Relational Database
4 24 (10.81%) MongoDB
5 19 (8.56%) RDBMS
6 18 (8.11%) Hadoop
6 18 (8.11%) NoSQL
6 18 (8.11%) SQL Server
7 14 (6.31%) Apache Hive
8 10 (4.50%) Amazon Redshift
8 10 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.80%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.35%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.90%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.90%) HBase
12 2 (0.90%) OrientDB
12 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (17.57%) Git (software)
2 24 (10.81%) Jenkins
3 14 (6.31%) JIRA
4 10 (4.50%) Subversion
5 9 (4.05%) Bitbucket
6 7 (3.15%) gulp
7 5 (2.25%) Grunt
7 5 (2.25%) JUnit
7 5 (2.25%) Selenium
8 4 (1.80%) Gradle
8 4 (1.80%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.35%) EasyMock
10 2 (0.90%) Android Studio
10 2 (0.90%) Maven
10 2 (0.90%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.90%) Travis CI
10 2 (0.90%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.45%) Bower
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 27 (12.16%) Finance
2 15 (6.76%) Retail
3 13 (5.86%) Advertising
4 12 (5.41%) Manufacturing
5 9 (4.05%) Marketing
6 8 (3.60%) Local Government
7 7 (3.15%) Military
8 6 (2.70%) Publishing
9 5 (2.25%) Games
10 4 (1.80%) Banking
10 4 (1.80%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.35%) Legal
12 2 (0.90%) Electronics
13 1 (0.45%) Back Office
13 1 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 73 (32.88%) Developer
2 43 (19.37%) Software Engineer
3 29 (13.06%) Architect
4 24 (10.81%) Java Engineer
5 23 (10.36%) Java Software Engineer
6 21 (9.46%) Consultant
6 21 (9.46%) Software Developer
7 18 (8.11%) Java Developer
8 16 (7.21%) Senior Architect
8 16 (7.21%) Senior Developer
9 14 (6.31%) PHP Developer
10 13 (5.86%) AWS Architect
11 12 (5.41%) Delivery Manager
12 10 (4.50%) Analyst
12 10 (4.50%) Data Scientist
12 10 (4.50%) Java Software Developer
12 10 (4.50%) Support Engineer
13 9 (4.05%) Data Architect
13 9 (4.05%) Web Developer
14 8 (3.60%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (30.63%) HTML
2 51 (22.97%) CSS
3 42 (18.92%) Node.js
4 37 (16.67%) .NET
5 33 (14.86%) AngularJS
6 32 (14.41%) Spring
7 31 (13.96%) jQuery
8 30 (13.51%) HTML5
9 27 (12.16%) Web Services
10 20 (9.01%) Middleware
11 17 (7.66%) CSS3
12 15 (6.76%) Hibernate
12 15 (6.76%) Java EE
12 15 (6.76%) REST
13 14 (6.31%) Apache Camel
13 14 (6.31%) LAMP
14 13 (5.86%) J2EE
15 12 (5.41%) Ajax
16 11 (4.95%) JSON
17 9 (4.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.56%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (4.50%) Computer Science
2 10 (4.50%) Management Information System
2 10 (4.50%) Statistics
2 10 (4.50%) User Experience
2 10 (4.50%) Visualisation
3 9 (4.05%) Mathematics
3 9 (4.05%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.05%) PKI
4 8 (3.60%) Algorithms
5 7 (3.15%) Data Integration
5 7 (3.15%) Psychology
6 6 (2.70%) Blog
6 6 (2.70%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.70%) Wiki
7 4 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.80%) Clustering
7 4 (1.80%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.80%) NHS
8 3 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 54 (24.32%) Linux
2 17 (7.66%) Windows
3 14 (6.31%) CentOS
3 14 (6.31%) Unix
4 10 (4.50%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.70%) Ubuntu
6 5 (2.25%) Debian
7 4 (1.80%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (1.80%) Solaris
8 2 (0.90%) Android
9 1 (0.45%) AIX
9 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (70.72%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (28.38%) Software Engineering
3 55 (24.77%) DevOps
4 50 (22.52%) TDD
5 36 (16.22%) Scrum
6 35 (15.77%) SDLC
7 30 (13.51%) Analytics
8 29 (13.06%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (11.26%) MVC
10 23 (10.36%) Data Analytics
10 23 (10.36%) E-Commerce
11 21 (9.46%) OO
11 21 (9.46%) SOA
12 20 (9.01%) Front End Development
12 20 (9.01%) ITIL
13 19 (8.56%) UML
13 19 (8.56%) Web Development
14 18 (8.11%) Microservices
15 17 (7.66%) Service Management
16 16 (7.21%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 107 (48.20%) Java
2 71 (31.98%) JavaScript
3 49 (22.07%) PHP
4 43 (19.37%) Python
5 32 (14.41%) Ruby
6 29 (13.06%) C#
7 28 (12.61%) Perl
8 26 (11.71%) SQL
9 13 (5.86%) Scala
10 12 (5.41%) Bash Shell
10 12 (5.41%) C
11 11 (4.95%) R
12 9 (4.05%) Shell Script
13 7 (3.15%) C++
13 7 (3.15%) Clojure
14 5 (2.25%) Go
15 4 (1.80%) Haskell
16 3 (1.35%) MATLAB
17 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (10.36%) Degree
2 13 (5.86%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.95%) DV Cleared
4 10 (4.50%) PhD
5 4 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.80%) RHCSA
6 2 (0.90%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.45%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.45%) CCNA
7 1 (0.45%) CHECK Team Leader
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.45%) CISM
7 1 (0.45%) CISSP
7 1 (0.45%) ISEB
7 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.45%) LPIC
7 1 (0.45%) OSCE
7 1 (0.45%) OSCP
7 1 (0.45%) RHCE
7 1 (0.45%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.15%) QA
2 6 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.80%) WCAG
4 2 (0.90%) SDET
5 1 (0.45%) COBIT
5 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (5.41%) Docker
2 11 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.05%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (1.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.45%) Ceph
5 1 (0.45%) iptables
5 1 (0.45%) Varnish
5 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (9.01%) Puppet
2 12 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.25%) Ansible
3 5 (2.25%) cPanel
3 5 (2.25%) Terraform
4 4 (1.80%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (1.80%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.80%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.45%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.45%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.45%) Cacti
5 1 (0.45%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.45%) Grafana
5 1 (0.45%) Graphite
5 1 (0.45%) Nagios
5 1 (0.45%) Packer
5 1 (0.45%) Rancher
5 1 (0.45%) rkt
5 1 (0.45%) Uchiwa
5 1 (0.45%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 26 (11.71%) Google
2 20 (9.01%) VMware
3 18 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 17 (7.66%) Oracle
5 15 (6.76%) Red Hat
6 8 (3.60%) Facebook
6 8 (3.60%) Rackspace
7 6 (2.70%) Sun
7 6 (2.70%) Twitter
8 4 (1.80%) Hitachi
8 4 (1.80%) Remedy
8 4 (1.80%) SaltStack
8 4 (1.80%) Veritas
9 2 (0.90%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.90%) Citrix
9 2 (0.90%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.90%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.90%) IBM
9 2 (0.90%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.90%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 6 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £44000 per annum + Bonus to 10% + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (20% bonus and 5% pension)
Posted: 15 days ago
Bolton
ECOM
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 14 days ago