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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 115 154 184
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +30
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 116 103 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.05% 1.61% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 1.84% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 91 82 66
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
4893 5606 6014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.68% 87.54% 85.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4129 4455 4844
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 £56,000 £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 4 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 4 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 +17 75 £43,250 -3.88% 17
Cheshire +41 32 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Merseyside -7 4 £70,000 +118.75% 3
Lancashire 0 1 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 112 (51.14%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (40.18%) Java
3 73 (33.33%) Linux
4 58 (26.48%) JavaScript
5 54 (24.66%) PHP
6 53 (24.20%) Software Engineering
6 53 (24.20%) DevOps
7 51 (23.29%) Python
8 49 (22.37%) .NET
9 46 (21.00%) HTML
10 45 (20.55%) TDD
11 44 (20.09%) Web Development
12 42 (19.18%) Git (software)
13 39 (17.81%) SQL
14 38 (17.35%) Amazon AWS
15 35 (15.98%) Scrum
15 35 (15.98%) MySQL
15 35 (15.98%) Degree
16 33 (15.07%) XML
16 33 (15.07%) Apache
17 32 (14.61%) jQuery
18 31 (14.16%) MVC
19 30 (13.70%) Google
20 29 (13.24%) JSON
20 29 (13.24%) HTML5
21 28 (12.79%) Ruby
21 28 (12.79%) Microsoft
22 27 (12.33%) Oracle
23 26 (11.87%) OO
23 26 (11.87%) 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 33 (15.07%) Apache
2 15 (6.85%) Mule
2 15 (6.85%) WebSphere
3 11 (5.02%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.02%) WordPress
4 8 (3.65%) Apache Pig
4 8 (3.65%) OpenStack
5 7 (3.20%) CMS
5 7 (3.20%) Drupal
5 7 (3.20%) Joomla!
5 7 (3.20%) Node.js
6 6 (2.74%) JBoss
7 5 (2.28%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.83%) IIS
8 4 (1.83%) Moodle
9 3 (1.37%) ColdFusion
9 3 (1.37%) Confluence
9 3 (1.37%) nginx
10 2 (0.91%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 13 (5.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (4.11%) Magento
2 6 (2.74%) OpenCart
3 3 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (17.35%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (8.68%) SaaS
3 16 (7.31%) GitHub
4 14 (6.39%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (6.39%) PaaS
5 13 (5.94%) Amazon S3
6 12 (5.48%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (5.02%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (3.65%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.83%) Office 365
10 2 (0.91%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.46%) Heroku
11 1 (0.46%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.28%) LDAP
2 4 (1.83%) Firewall
2 4 (1.83%) Intranet
2 4 (1.83%) LAN
2 4 (1.83%) Network Security
2 4 (1.83%) VPN
2 4 (1.83%) WAN
3 3 (1.37%) BIG-IP
3 3 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (1.37%) HTTP
4 2 (0.91%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.91%) VXLAN
4 2 (0.91%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.46%) DNS
5 1 (0.46%) IPsec
5 1 (0.46%) SAN
5 1 (0.46%) SNMP
5 1 (0.46%) SSH
5 1 (0.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.98%) MySQL
2 17 (7.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 16 (7.31%) Big Data
3 16 (7.31%) NoSQL
4 13 (5.94%) Couchbase
4 13 (5.94%) Hazelcast
5 12 (5.48%) Relational Database
6 11 (5.02%) MongoDB
7 9 (4.11%) SQL Server
8 8 (3.65%) Apache Hive
8 8 (3.65%) Hadoop
8 8 (3.65%) IBM BigInsights
9 6 (2.74%) Data Mining
9 6 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.74%) LogicBlox
10 4 (1.83%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.37%) GIS
11 3 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.37%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.37%) Redis
Development Applications
1 42 (19.18%) Git (software)
2 25 (11.42%) Maven
3 20 (9.13%) Jenkins
3 20 (9.13%) Selenium
4 13 (5.94%) git-flow
4 13 (5.94%) Hudson
5 10 (4.57%) Visual Studio
6 9 (4.11%) JUnit
6 9 (4.11%) Subversion
7 8 (3.65%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.65%) WebDriver
8 7 (3.20%) Eclipse
8 7 (3.20%) JIRA
8 7 (3.20%) Mercurial
9 5 (2.28%) GitLab
9 5 (2.28%) IntelliJ
9 5 (2.28%) Ranorex
9 5 (2.28%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.83%) Grunt
10 4 (1.83%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (8.22%) Banking
2 11 (5.02%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (4.57%) Retail
4 9 (4.11%) Games
5 7 (3.20%) Finance
6 6 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.28%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.28%) Marketing
8 4 (1.83%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.91%) Electronics
10 1 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 121 (55.25%) Developer
2 39 (17.81%) Software Developer
3 38 (17.35%) Software Engineer
4 36 (16.44%) Senior Developer
5 34 (15.53%) Java Developer
6 27 (12.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 20 (9.13%) Java Engineer
7 20 (9.13%) Java Software Engineer
7 20 (9.13%) PHP Developer
7 20 (9.13%) Senior Java Developer
8 18 (8.22%) Java Software Developer
8 18 (8.22%) Python Developer
9 17 (7.76%) .NET Developer
9 17 (7.76%) Linux Engineer
10 15 (6.85%) Architect
10 15 (6.85%) Web Developer
11 13 (5.94%) Senior Software Engineer
12 12 (5.48%) Consultant
13 11 (5.02%) Analyst
13 11 (5.02%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (22.37%) .NET
2 46 (21.00%) HTML
3 33 (15.07%) XML
4 32 (14.61%) jQuery
5 29 (13.24%) HTML5
5 29 (13.24%) JSON
6 24 (10.96%) AngularJS
6 24 (10.96%) CSS
6 24 (10.96%) Web Services
7 23 (10.50%) SOAP
8 22 (10.05%) RESTful
9 20 (9.13%) ASP.NET
10 18 (8.22%) Spring
11 17 (7.76%) Apache Camel
12 16 (7.31%) Middleware
13 14 (6.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (6.39%) JMS
14 13 (5.94%) Apache Avro
14 13 (5.94%) Protocol Buffers
14 13 (5.94%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.31%) Algorithms
1 16 (7.31%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.48%) User Experience
3 10 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.11%) Client/Server
4 9 (4.11%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (4.11%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.65%) LIMS
5 8 (3.65%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.28%) e-Learning
7 4 (1.83%) BBC
7 4 (1.83%) iDTV
7 4 (1.83%) Social Media
8 3 (1.37%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.37%) IVR
8 3 (1.37%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.91%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.91%) Social Network
9 2 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 73 (33.33%) Linux
2 19 (8.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 19 (8.68%) Windows
3 17 (7.76%) Unix
4 15 (6.85%) Android
5 7 (3.20%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.74%) CentOS
7 5 (2.28%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.83%) Solaris
9 3 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.91%) Debian
11 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (51.14%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (24.20%) DevOps
2 53 (24.20%) Software Engineering
3 45 (20.55%) TDD
4 44 (20.09%) Web Development
5 35 (15.98%) Scrum
6 31 (14.16%) MVC
7 26 (11.87%) OO
7 26 (11.87%) SOA
8 24 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (9.13%) Microservices
10 18 (8.22%) BDD
10 18 (8.22%) Test Scripting
11 17 (7.76%) OOP
12 16 (7.31%) E-Commerce
13 15 (6.85%) Mentoring
14 13 (5.94%) Data Modelling
14 13 (5.94%) Data Transformation
14 13 (5.94%) Unit Testing
15 12 (5.48%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 88 (40.18%) Java
2 58 (26.48%) JavaScript
3 54 (24.66%) PHP
4 51 (23.29%) Python
5 39 (17.81%) SQL
6 28 (12.79%) Ruby
7 25 (11.42%) C#
8 20 (9.13%) Scala
9 14 (6.39%) Perl
10 10 (4.57%) Shell Script
11 8 (3.65%) C
11 8 (3.65%) C++
12 7 (3.20%) Bash Shell
13 6 (2.74%) Clojure
14 4 (1.83%) Go
14 4 (1.83%) Groovy
15 3 (1.37%) PHP 5
15 3 (1.37%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.91%) COBOL
16 2 (0.91%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (15.98%) Degree
2 5 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (1.83%) CCIE
3 4 (1.83%) RHCSA
4 3 (1.37%) CCNA
5 2 (0.91%) CCNP
5 2 (0.91%) ISEB
5 2 (0.91%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.91%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) CISSP
6 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.46%) MBA
6 1 (0.46%) MCSE
6 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.46%) PhD
6 1 (0.46%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.59%) QA
2 6 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.37%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.91%) COBIT
5 1 (0.46%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 19 (8.68%) Docker
2 8 (3.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (3.65%) HDFS
3 6 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.37%) Ceph
5 2 (0.91%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.46%) iptables
6 1 (0.46%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (9.13%) Puppet
2 8 (3.65%) Ambari
2 8 (3.65%) Oozie
2 8 (3.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 4 (1.83%) Grafana
3 4 (1.83%) Graphite
3 4 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.83%) Packer
3 4 (1.83%) Rundeck
3 4 (1.83%) Terraform
3 4 (1.83%) Uchiwa
4 3 (1.37%) CFEngine
4 3 (1.37%) Nessus
4 3 (1.37%) Nmap
5 2 (0.91%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.46%) Ansible
6 1 (0.46%) Cacti
6 1 (0.46%) Nagios
6 1 (0.46%) SmokePing
6 1 (0.46%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 30 (13.70%) Google
2 28 (12.79%) Microsoft
3 27 (12.33%) Oracle
4 19 (8.68%) WSO2
5 18 (8.22%) Red Hat
6 16 (7.31%) webMethods
7 15 (6.85%) IBM
8 12 (5.48%) Tableau
9 9 (4.11%) Zend
10 8 (3.65%) Atlassian
10 8 (3.65%) Hortonworks
10 8 (3.65%) Teradata
11 7 (3.20%) Facebook
11 7 (3.20%) VMware
12 6 (2.74%) MuleSoft
13 5 (2.28%) Cisco
14 4 (1.83%) SAP
15 3 (1.37%) F5
15 3 (1.37%) Juniper
15 3 (1.37%) Twitter
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Holiday, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £110,000 per annum Benefits and Excellent Training and
Posted: 3 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum with additional shift allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Mccabe & Barton
Salary: From £80,000 to £80,000 per annum circa £80,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus on call, bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
KDR
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CIC Preston
Salary: From £25,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Central London and Greater Manchester
MI5
Salary: From £43,574 up to £49,741
Posted: 12 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on Exp, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: Up to £61,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago