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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 147 129 176
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +47
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 97 132 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.65% 2.02% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 2.27% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 74 86 69
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 £27,500 £26,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,658 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.68% +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
5117 5811 6110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 87.17% 88.88% 85.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4263 4708 4835
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +2 66 £47,500 +11.76% 17
Cheshire +10 13 £43,750 +2.94% 3
Merseyside -22 9 £40,000 +10.34% 2
Lancashire +19 5 £41,250 +3.12% 1
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 117 (55.19%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (46.23%) Java
3 62 (29.25%) HTML
4 61 (28.77%) JavaScript
5 58 (27.36%) Linux
6 57 (26.89%) .NET
6 57 (26.89%) Software Engineering
7 46 (21.70%) CSS
8 45 (21.23%) PHP
9 44 (20.75%) TDD
10 42 (19.81%) Python
11 40 (18.87%) DevOps
12 38 (17.92%) Ruby
13 36 (16.98%) Git (software)
13 36 (16.98%) Microsoft
13 36 (16.98%) MVC
13 36 (16.98%) Scrum
14 35 (16.51%) SQL
14 35 (16.51%) Oracle
14 35 (16.51%) Spring
15 34 (16.04%) HTML5
16 33 (15.57%) C#
16 33 (15.57%) Degree
17 32 (15.09%) MySQL
18 30 (14.15%) XML
18 30 (14.15%) Unix
19 28 (13.21%) Web Development
20 26 (12.26%) SOA
21 25 (11.79%) Puppet
22 24 (11.32%) NoSQL

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 12 (5.66%) OpenStack
2 11 (5.19%) JBoss
2 11 (5.19%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.72%) CMS
3 10 (4.72%) Drupal
3 10 (4.72%) WordPress
4 9 (4.25%) Joomla!
5 8 (3.77%) Apache
6 7 (3.30%) IIS
7 5 (2.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (2.36%) Confluence
7 5 (2.36%) Moodle
8 3 (1.42%) ColdFusion
8 3 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.42%) Mule
8 3 (1.42%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.94%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.47%) Flash Media Server
10 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (7.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Magento
1 3 (1.42%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 24 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (6.13%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (6.13%) GitHub
3 13 (6.13%) SaaS
4 5 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.42%) PaaS
6 2 (0.94%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.94%) IaaS
6 2 (0.94%) Office 365
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.47%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.77%) Firewall
1 8 (3.77%) WAN
2 7 (3.30%) LAN
3 6 (2.83%) Wireshark
4 5 (2.36%) HTTP
5 4 (1.89%) LDAP
6 3 (1.42%) Internet
6 3 (1.42%) Intranet
6 3 (1.42%) Network Security
6 3 (1.42%) VPN
7 2 (0.94%) SAN
7 2 (0.94%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.47%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.47%) DNS
8 1 (0.47%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.47%) IPsec
8 1 (0.47%) SMTP
8 1 (0.47%) SNMP
8 1 (0.47%) SSL
8 1 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.09%) MySQL
2 24 (11.32%) NoSQL
3 23 (10.85%) MongoDB
4 15 (7.08%) Big Data
5 13 (6.13%) Relational Database
6 11 (5.19%) SQL Server
7 10 (4.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (4.25%) Neo4j
9 6 (2.83%) Data Mining
10 5 (2.36%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (1.89%) GIS
12 3 (1.42%) Couchbase
12 3 (1.42%) DataStage
12 3 (1.42%) Pentaho
12 3 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.42%) Redis
12 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 36 (16.98%) Git (software)
2 23 (10.85%) Maven
3 22 (10.38%) Jenkins
4 21 (9.91%) Selenium
5 13 (6.13%) JIRA
6 12 (5.66%) Vagrant
7 11 (5.19%) Cucumber
7 11 (5.19%) JUnit
7 11 (5.19%) Subversion
8 9 (4.25%) Ant
8 9 (4.25%) Eclipse
8 9 (4.25%) Visual Studio
9 8 (3.77%) Mercurial
9 8 (3.77%) WebDriver
10 7 (3.30%) RSpec
11 6 (2.83%) Metasploit
12 5 (2.36%) Grunt
12 5 (2.36%) IntelliJ
12 5 (2.36%) SoapUI
12 5 (2.36%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 19 (8.96%) Finance
2 15 (7.08%) Banking
3 13 (6.13%) Games
4 10 (4.72%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (4.25%) Marketing
6 6 (2.83%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.42%) Advertising
7 3 (1.42%) Back Office
7 3 (1.42%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.94%) Electronics
8 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.94%) Publishing
9 1 (0.47%) Law
9 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 113 (53.30%) Developer
2 34 (16.04%) Java Developer
3 31 (14.62%) Senior Developer
4 29 (13.68%) Software Developer
4 29 (13.68%) Software Engineer
5 25 (11.79%) Architect
6 18 (8.49%) PHP Developer
7 17 (8.02%) .NET Developer
7 17 (8.02%) Senior Java Developer
8 16 (7.55%) Web Developer
9 14 (6.60%) Analyst
9 14 (6.60%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 13 (6.13%) Python Developer
10 13 (6.13%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (5.66%) C# Developer
12 11 (5.19%) AWS Developer
13 10 (4.72%) .NET Software Developer
13 10 (4.72%) Java Software Developer
14 9 (4.25%) Java Engineer
14 9 (4.25%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (29.25%) HTML
2 57 (26.89%) .NET
3 46 (21.70%) CSS
4 35 (16.51%) Spring
5 34 (16.04%) HTML5
6 30 (14.15%) XML
7 23 (10.85%) RESTful
8 21 (9.91%) AngularJS
8 21 (9.91%) jQuery
9 20 (9.43%) JSON
9 20 (9.43%) Web Services
10 18 (8.49%) RabbitMQ
11 17 (8.02%) ASP.NET
11 17 (8.02%) Hibernate
12 15 (7.08%) J2EE
12 15 (7.08%) Ruby on Rails
13 14 (6.60%) Django
13 14 (6.60%) REST
14 13 (6.13%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (5.66%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.60%) Computer Science
2 14 (6.60%) User Experience
3 12 (5.66%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.25%) N-Tier
5 7 (3.30%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.30%) LIMS
6 6 (2.83%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.36%) BBC
7 5 (2.36%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.36%) Social Media
8 4 (1.89%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.89%) Blog
8 4 (1.89%) e-Learning
8 4 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.42%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.42%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.42%) IVR
9 3 (1.42%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 58 (27.36%) Linux
2 30 (14.15%) Unix
3 11 (5.19%) Android
3 11 (5.19%) Windows
4 6 (2.83%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.89%) Solaris
5 4 (1.89%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.42%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (1.42%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (55.19%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (26.89%) Software Engineering
3 44 (20.75%) TDD
4 40 (18.87%) DevOps
5 36 (16.98%) MVC
5 36 (16.98%) Scrum
6 28 (13.21%) Web Development
7 26 (12.26%) SOA
8 21 (9.91%) OO
9 20 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (9.43%) ITIL
10 17 (8.02%) Open Source Development
11 16 (7.55%) UML
12 15 (7.08%) Analytics
12 15 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (6.60%) E-Commerce
14 13 (6.13%) BDD
15 12 (5.66%) CRM
15 12 (5.66%) OOP
15 12 (5.66%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 98 (46.23%) Java
2 61 (28.77%) JavaScript
3 45 (21.23%) PHP
4 42 (19.81%) Python
5 38 (17.92%) Ruby
6 35 (16.51%) SQL
7 33 (15.57%) C#
8 23 (10.85%) Scala
9 11 (5.19%) Clojure
10 9 (4.25%) C++
10 9 (4.25%) Groovy
10 9 (4.25%) Perl
10 9 (4.25%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.30%) Bash Shell
11 7 (3.30%) C
12 5 (2.36%) R
13 4 (1.89%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.42%) PHP 5
15 2 (0.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 2 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (15.57%) Degree
2 9 (4.25%) CCNA
2 9 (4.25%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.83%) CCIE
4 6 (2.83%) CCNP
4 6 (2.83%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.42%) CISSP
5 3 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.42%) RHCSA
6 2 (0.94%) CISM
6 2 (0.94%) SSCP
7 1 (0.47%) ISEB
7 1 (0.47%) MBA
7 1 (0.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.60%) QA
2 8 (3.77%) COBIT
3 7 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.47%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (2.83%) Docker
2 4 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.42%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.42%) Ceph
4 2 (0.94%) HDFS
5 1 (0.47%) iptables
5 1 (0.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (11.79%) Puppet
2 9 (4.25%) Grafana
2 9 (4.25%) Graphite
2 9 (4.25%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (4.25%) Packer
2 9 (4.25%) Terraform
2 9 (4.25%) Uchiwa
3 3 (1.42%) CFEngine
3 3 (1.42%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (1.42%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.47%) Cacti
4 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.47%) Nagios
4 1 (0.47%) Nessus
4 1 (0.47%) Nmap
4 1 (0.47%) SCSM
4 1 (0.47%) SmokePing
4 1 (0.47%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 36 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 35 (16.51%) Oracle
3 20 (9.43%) Google
4 14 (6.60%) Atlassian
5 10 (4.72%) WSO2
6 9 (4.25%) IBM
6 9 (4.25%) MuleSoft
7 8 (3.77%) Cisco
8 7 (3.30%) Juniper
9 6 (2.83%) Adobe
9 6 (2.83%) CheckPoint
9 6 (2.83%) Cognizant
9 6 (2.83%) Palo Alto
9 6 (2.83%) VMware
10 5 (2.36%) Talend
11 4 (1.89%) Facebook
11 4 (1.89%) Tableau
11 4 (1.89%) Twitter
11 4 (1.89%) webMethods
12 3 (1.42%) Zend
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