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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 118 140 190
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +50
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 116 110 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.12% 1.80% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 2.04% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 92 88 55
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,900 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £46,600
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
Open Source
England

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
4702 5388 5792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.94% 88.40% 85.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3971 4292 4651
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 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
Manchester +16 75 £45,000 +5.88% 18
Cheshire +37 26 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Merseyside -3 5 £70,000 +133.33% 1
Lancashire +4 2 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 North West region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 125 (55.80%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (42.86%) Java
3 70 (31.25%) Linux
4 62 (27.68%) Software Engineering
5 60 (26.79%) JavaScript
6 55 (24.55%) DevOps
7 54 (24.11%) .NET
8 53 (23.66%) Python
9 50 (22.32%) PHP
10 49 (21.88%) HTML
11 48 (21.43%) TDD
12 41 (18.30%) Git (software)
12 41 (18.30%) Amazon AWS
13 40 (17.86%) Web Development
13 40 (17.86%) Scrum
14 39 (17.41%) SQL
15 38 (16.96%) XML
16 36 (16.07%) Degree
17 34 (15.18%) MySQL
18 32 (14.29%) Oracle
18 32 (14.29%) MVC
19 31 (13.84%) Google
19 31 (13.84%) HTML5
20 30 (13.39%) Ruby
20 30 (13.39%) JSON
20 30 (13.39%) jQuery
21 29 (12.95%) CSS
21 29 (12.95%) Microsoft
22 28 (12.50%) Maven
23 27 (12.05%) SOA

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 27 (12.05%) Apache
2 15 (6.70%) Mule
2 15 (6.70%) WebSphere
3 11 (4.91%) WordPress
4 10 (4.46%) Tomcat
5 9 (4.02%) JBoss
5 9 (4.02%) OpenStack
6 8 (3.57%) Drupal
6 8 (3.57%) Joomla!
7 7 (3.13%) CMS
7 7 (3.13%) Node.js
8 6 (2.68%) Confluence
9 5 (2.23%) IIS
9 5 (2.23%) Moodle
9 5 (2.23%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.79%) Apache Pig
11 3 (1.34%) ColdFusion
11 3 (1.34%) nginx
12 2 (0.89%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 14 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.13%) Magento
2 4 (1.79%) OpenCart
3 2 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 41 (18.30%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (10.27%) SaaS
3 16 (7.14%) GitHub
3 16 (7.14%) PaaS
4 15 (6.70%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (5.80%) Amazon S3
5 13 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (5.36%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.79%) Office 365
9 2 (0.89%) IaaS
9 2 (0.89%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.45%) Heroku
10 1 (0.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.68%) Firewall
1 6 (2.68%) WAN
2 5 (2.23%) HTTP
2 5 (2.23%) LAN
2 5 (2.23%) LDAP
3 4 (1.79%) Intranet
3 4 (1.79%) VPN
3 4 (1.79%) Wireshark
4 3 (1.34%) BIG-IP
4 3 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (1.34%) Network Security
5 2 (0.89%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.89%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.89%) VXLAN
6 1 (0.45%) DNS
6 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.45%) SAN
6 1 (0.45%) SMTP
6 1 (0.45%) SNMP
6 1 (0.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.18%) MySQL
2 19 (8.48%) Apache Cassandra
2 19 (8.48%) NoSQL
3 16 (7.14%) Big Data
4 15 (6.70%) MongoDB
5 13 (5.80%) Couchbase
5 13 (5.80%) Hazelcast
5 13 (5.80%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.46%) SQL Server
7 8 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.13%) Data Mining
9 6 (2.68%) Neo4j
10 5 (2.23%) GIS
10 5 (2.23%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.23%) LogicBlox
11 4 (1.79%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.79%) IBM BigInsights
11 4 (1.79%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.34%) Redis
Development Applications
1 41 (18.30%) Git (software)
2 28 (12.50%) Maven
3 23 (10.27%) Jenkins
3 23 (10.27%) Selenium
4 13 (5.80%) git-flow
4 13 (5.80%) Hudson
5 12 (5.36%) JUnit
6 11 (4.91%) Subversion
7 9 (4.02%) Cucumber
7 9 (4.02%) JIRA
7 9 (4.02%) Visual Studio
8 8 (3.57%) Eclipse
8 8 (3.57%) WebDriver
9 7 (3.13%) Mercurial
9 7 (3.13%) Ranorex
9 7 (3.13%) SoapUI
9 7 (3.13%) Vagrant
10 5 (2.23%) GitLab
10 5 (2.23%) IntelliJ
10 5 (2.23%) RSpec
General
1 14 (6.25%) Banking
2 11 (4.91%) Games
2 11 (4.91%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (3.57%) Finance
4 6 (2.68%) Marketing
4 6 (2.68%) Retail
4 6 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.89%) Back Office
6 2 (0.89%) Electronics
6 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 121 (54.02%) Developer
2 42 (18.75%) Software Developer
3 39 (17.41%) Java Developer
3 39 (17.41%) Software Engineer
4 36 (16.07%) Senior Developer
5 27 (12.05%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 22 (9.82%) Senior Java Developer
7 20 (8.93%) Java Software Developer
7 20 (8.93%) PHP Developer
8 19 (8.48%) Java Engineer
8 19 (8.48%) Java Software Engineer
9 17 (7.59%) Python Developer
10 16 (7.14%) .NET Developer
10 16 (7.14%) Architect
11 15 (6.70%) Web Developer
12 13 (5.80%) Consultant
12 13 (5.80%) Linux Engineer
12 13 (5.80%) Senior Software Engineer
13 11 (4.91%) Senior Java Engineer
13 11 (4.91%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (24.11%) .NET
2 49 (21.88%) HTML
3 38 (16.96%) XML
4 31 (13.84%) HTML5
5 30 (13.39%) jQuery
5 30 (13.39%) JSON
6 29 (12.95%) CSS
7 25 (11.16%) SOAP
8 24 (10.71%) Web Services
9 23 (10.27%) AngularJS
10 21 (9.38%) RESTful
10 21 (9.38%) Spring
11 19 (8.48%) Apache Camel
12 17 (7.59%) ASP.NET
12 17 (7.59%) Middleware
13 15 (6.70%) RabbitMQ
14 14 (6.25%) JMS
14 14 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
15 13 (5.80%) Django
15 13 (5.80%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.70%) Algorithms
3 13 (5.80%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.36%) User Experience
5 9 (4.02%) Client/Server
5 9 (4.02%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (4.02%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.57%) LIMS
6 8 (3.57%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.23%) e-Learning
8 4 (1.79%) BBC
8 4 (1.79%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.79%) Social Media
8 4 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.34%) IVR
10 2 (0.89%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.89%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.89%) iPad
10 2 (0.89%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 70 (31.25%) Linux
2 21 (9.38%) Unix
3 15 (6.70%) Android
3 15 (6.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (5.80%) Windows
5 7 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.68%) CentOS
7 5 (2.23%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.79%) Solaris
9 3 (1.34%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.89%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (55.80%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (27.68%) Software Engineering
3 55 (24.55%) DevOps
4 48 (21.43%) TDD
5 40 (17.86%) Scrum
5 40 (17.86%) Web Development
6 32 (14.29%) MVC
7 27 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (12.05%) SOA
8 25 (11.16%) OO
9 19 (8.48%) BDD
9 19 (8.48%) Microservices
10 18 (8.04%) Test Scripting
11 15 (6.70%) E-Commerce
11 15 (6.70%) Mentoring
11 15 (6.70%) OOP
12 14 (6.25%) Data Modelling
13 13 (5.80%) Data Transformation
14 12 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (5.36%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 96 (42.86%) Java
2 60 (26.79%) JavaScript
3 53 (23.66%) Python
4 50 (22.32%) PHP
5 39 (17.41%) SQL
6 30 (13.39%) Ruby
7 27 (12.05%) C#
8 26 (11.61%) Scala
9 14 (6.25%) Perl
10 11 (4.91%) Shell Script
11 9 (4.02%) C++
12 8 (3.57%) Bash Shell
12 8 (3.57%) C
12 8 (3.57%) Clojure
13 6 (2.68%) Groovy
14 4 (1.79%) Go
14 4 (1.79%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.79%) R
15 3 (1.34%) PHP 5
15 3 (1.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (16.07%) Degree
2 7 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (2.68%) CCIE
4 5 (2.23%) CCNA
4 5 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.79%) CCNP
5 4 (1.79%) RHCSA
5 4 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.79%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.89%) ISEB
7 1 (0.45%) CISSP
7 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.45%) MBA
7 1 (0.45%) MCSE
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.45%) PhD
7 1 (0.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.82%) QA
2 6 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.34%) COBIT
3 3 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.45%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 19 (8.48%) Docker
2 5 (2.23%) HDFS
2 5 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (1.34%) Ceph
5 2 (0.89%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.45%) iptables
6 1 (0.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (10.27%) Puppet
2 8 (3.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 6 (2.68%) Grafana
3 6 (2.68%) Graphite
3 6 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.68%) Packer
3 6 (2.68%) Terraform
3 6 (2.68%) Uchiwa
4 4 (1.79%) Ambari
4 4 (1.79%) Oozie
4 4 (1.79%) Rundeck
5 3 (1.34%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.89%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.89%) Nessus
6 2 (0.89%) Nmap
7 1 (0.45%) Ansible
7 1 (0.45%) Cacti
7 1 (0.45%) Nagios
7 1 (0.45%) SmokePing
7 1 (0.45%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 32 (14.29%) Oracle
2 31 (13.84%) Google
3 29 (12.95%) Microsoft
4 21 (9.38%) WSO2
5 16 (7.14%) webMethods
6 14 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 13 (5.80%) Atlassian
8 10 (4.46%) IBM
9 8 (3.57%) MuleSoft
9 8 (3.57%) Tableau
9 8 (3.57%) Zend
10 7 (3.13%) Cisco
11 6 (2.68%) Facebook
11 6 (2.68%) VMware
12 5 (2.23%) Hortonworks
12 5 (2.23%) Juniper
12 5 (2.23%) Teradata
13 4 (1.79%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.79%) Palo Alto
13 4 (1.79%) Talend
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Oscar
Salary: £30000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Annual Bonus.
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle and Blackpool
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: Up to £38,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Padiham, Lancashire
JP74 Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Preston)
Salary: From £25,700 to £52,600 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bury
Nixor
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
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Salford, Lancashire
DataCentred
Salary: Up to £25,000 (Depending on experience) + Pension & Benefits
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Preston
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Warrington
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on Exp, Bonus, Bens
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Cheshire
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
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UKFast
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Salary: £25000.00 - £28000 per annum
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Manchester
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