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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 155 141 171
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +30
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 96 128 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.53% 1.89% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 2.14% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 85 84 78
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +27.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £60,875 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
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
5520 5983 6392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.12% 88.41% 86.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4606 4968 5212
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 25 September 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 September 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 +5 80 £50,000 +5.26% 18
Merseyside -23 7 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Cheshire -1 6 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Lancashire +15 3 £42,500 +3.03% 2
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 (57.92%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (45.54%) Java
3 59 (29.21%) Linux
4 57 (28.22%) JavaScript
5 55 (27.23%) HTML
6 54 (26.73%) CSS
7 49 (24.26%) Software Engineering
8 39 (19.31%) Python
9 38 (18.81%) PHP
9 38 (18.81%) TDD
10 36 (17.82%) SQL
10 36 (17.82%) .NET
11 34 (16.83%) Scrum
11 34 (16.83%) Git (software)
12 33 (16.34%) Ruby
12 33 (16.34%) Microsoft
13 32 (15.84%) Spring
14 31 (15.35%) MySQL
14 31 (15.35%) Unix
14 31 (15.35%) DevOps
15 29 (14.36%) Oracle
15 29 (14.36%) NoSQL
16 27 (13.37%) Puppet
16 27 (13.37%) MongoDB
16 27 (13.37%) Jenkins
17 25 (12.38%) AngularJS
18 24 (11.88%) Amazon AWS
18 24 (11.88%) C#
18 24 (11.88%) XML
19 23 (11.39%) MVC

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 11 (5.45%) Drupal
2 10 (4.95%) CMS
2 10 (4.95%) OpenStack
2 10 (4.95%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.46%) JBoss
4 8 (3.96%) Joomla!
4 8 (3.96%) WordPress
5 7 (3.47%) IIS
6 6 (2.97%) Confluence
7 5 (2.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (2.48%) Apache
7 5 (2.48%) Moodle
8 3 (1.49%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.50%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.50%) Jetty
10 1 (0.50%) nginx
10 1 (0.50%) SAS
10 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) S-PLUS
2 1 (0.50%) SPSS
2 1 (0.50%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (1.98%) osCommerce
2 3 (1.49%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.50%) Magento
3 1 (0.50%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (11.88%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.93%) GitHub
2 14 (6.93%) SaaS
3 13 (6.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (4.46%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.49%) PaaS
6 2 (0.99%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.99%) IaaS
7 1 (0.50%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.50%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.95%) Firewall
2 8 (3.96%) LDAP
3 7 (3.47%) WAN
4 6 (2.97%) LAN
4 6 (2.97%) Wireshark
5 5 (2.48%) DNS
6 4 (1.98%) HTTP
6 4 (1.98%) Internet
7 2 (0.99%) Network Security
7 2 (0.99%) SAN
7 2 (0.99%) Skype
7 2 (0.99%) VoIP
8 1 (0.50%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (0.50%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.50%) IPsec
8 1 (0.50%) NAS
8 1 (0.50%) SMTP
8 1 (0.50%) SNMP
8 1 (0.50%) SSL
8 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.35%) MySQL
2 29 (14.36%) NoSQL
3 27 (13.37%) MongoDB
4 21 (10.40%) Big Data
5 19 (9.41%) Relational Database
6 14 (6.93%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (6.44%) SQL Server
8 11 (5.45%) Neo4j
8 11 (5.45%) RDBMS
9 10 (4.95%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (4.46%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (2.48%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.98%) GIS
13 4 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (1.49%) Apache Hive
14 3 (1.49%) Data Mining
14 3 (1.49%) DataStage
14 3 (1.49%) Pentaho
14 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (16.83%) Git (software)
2 27 (13.37%) Jenkins
3 21 (10.40%) Maven
4 19 (9.41%) JIRA
5 14 (6.93%) Selenium
6 13 (6.44%) Vagrant
7 12 (5.94%) Subversion
8 10 (4.95%) Cucumber
9 8 (3.96%) Ant
9 8 (3.96%) Grunt
10 7 (3.47%) Metasploit
10 7 (3.47%) RSpec
11 6 (2.97%) JUnit
11 6 (2.97%) WebDriver
12 5 (2.48%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.48%) Mercurial
13 4 (1.98%) Bitbucket
13 4 (1.98%) gulp
13 4 (1.98%) Talend Open Studio
14 3 (1.49%) Ranorex
General
1 16 (7.92%) Finance
2 10 (4.95%) Games
3 9 (4.46%) Banking
3 9 (4.46%) Marketing
4 5 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.98%) Back Office
6 3 (1.49%) Advertising
6 3 (1.49%) Publishing
7 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Electronics
8 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Law
8 1 (0.50%) Military
8 1 (0.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 83 (41.09%) Developer
2 29 (14.36%) Java Developer
3 26 (12.87%) Senior Developer
4 22 (10.89%) Architect
5 21 (10.40%) Software Engineer
6 20 (9.90%) Analyst
7 16 (7.92%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (6.44%) PHP Developer
8 13 (6.44%) Software Developer
9 12 (5.94%) Web Developer
10 11 (5.45%) Consultant
10 11 (5.45%) Java Engineer
11 10 (4.95%) Java Software Engineer
11 10 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (4.46%) AWS Developer
12 9 (4.46%) Integration Developer
13 8 (3.96%) Lead Developer
13 8 (3.96%) Linux Support
14 7 (3.47%) Java Software Developer
14 7 (3.47%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (27.23%) HTML
2 54 (26.73%) CSS
3 36 (17.82%) .NET
4 32 (15.84%) Spring
5 25 (12.38%) AngularJS
6 24 (11.88%) XML
7 17 (8.42%) RESTful
8 16 (7.92%) HTML5
8 16 (7.92%) RabbitMQ
9 15 (7.43%) Hibernate
9 15 (7.43%) Node.js
10 14 (6.93%) JSON
11 13 (6.44%) jQuery
11 13 (6.44%) Web Services
12 12 (5.94%) Django
13 10 (4.95%) Apache Camel
13 10 (4.95%) LAMP
13 10 (4.95%) REST
14 9 (4.46%) ELK Stack
14 9 (4.46%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.92%) User Experience
3 8 (3.96%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.47%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.97%) Blog
5 6 (2.97%) Data Integration
5 6 (2.97%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.48%) BBC
7 4 (1.98%) Clustering
7 4 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.98%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.98%) Social Media
7 4 (1.98%) Wiki
8 3 (1.49%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.49%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.49%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.49%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.49%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.49%) W3C
9 2 (0.99%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 59 (29.21%) Linux
2 31 (15.35%) Unix
3 12 (5.94%) Windows
4 9 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.96%) Solaris
5 8 (3.96%) Windows Server
6 7 (3.47%) CentOS
6 7 (3.47%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (2.48%) Debian
8 2 (0.99%) Android
9 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (57.92%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (24.26%) Software Engineering
3 38 (18.81%) TDD
4 34 (16.83%) Scrum
5 31 (15.35%) DevOps
6 23 (11.39%) MVC
7 21 (10.40%) ITIL
8 20 (9.90%) Web Development
9 19 (9.41%) SDLC
10 18 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (8.91%) Open Source Development
11 17 (8.42%) Analytics
12 16 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (7.92%) Service Management
12 16 (7.92%) SOA
13 15 (7.43%) BDD
14 13 (6.44%) ETL
14 13 (6.44%) OO
15 12 (5.94%) Build Automation
15 12 (5.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 92 (45.54%) Java
2 57 (28.22%) JavaScript
3 39 (19.31%) Python
4 38 (18.81%) PHP
5 36 (17.82%) SQL
6 33 (16.34%) Ruby
7 24 (11.88%) C#
8 20 (9.90%) Perl
9 18 (8.91%) Scala
10 14 (6.93%) Bash Shell
11 11 (5.45%) Shell Script
12 9 (4.46%) Clojure
12 9 (4.46%) Groovy
13 6 (2.97%) C++
13 6 (2.97%) R
14 5 (2.48%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.49%) C
15 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.99%) Haskell
16 2 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (9.41%) Degree
2 11 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.46%) CCNA
3 9 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (3.47%) RHCSA
5 6 (2.97%) CCIE
5 6 (2.97%) CCNP
5 6 (2.97%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.49%) CISM
6 3 (1.49%) CISSP
6 3 (1.49%) SSCP
7 2 (0.99%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) CHECK Team Leader
8 1 (0.50%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.50%) LPIC
8 1 (0.50%) OSCE
8 1 (0.50%) OSCP
8 1 (0.50%) PhD
8 1 (0.50%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.44%) QA
2 11 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.97%) COBIT
4 3 (1.49%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (1.98%) Docker
1 4 (1.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 4 (1.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.99%) HDFS
3 2 (0.99%) iptables
4 1 (0.50%) Ceph
4 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.50%) Varnish
4 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (13.37%) Puppet
2 10 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (4.46%) Grafana
3 9 (4.46%) Graphite
3 9 (4.46%) Packer
3 9 (4.46%) Terraform
3 9 (4.46%) Uchiwa
4 7 (3.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (1.98%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (1.98%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.99%) Cacti
6 2 (0.99%) Nagios
6 2 (0.99%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.50%) Ansible
7 1 (0.50%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.50%) Pacemaker
7 1 (0.50%) SCSM
7 1 (0.50%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 33 (16.34%) Microsoft
2 29 (14.36%) Oracle
3 19 (9.41%) Google
4 14 (6.93%) Atlassian
5 13 (6.44%) Red Hat
6 9 (4.46%) MuleSoft
6 9 (4.46%) WSO2
7 8 (3.96%) CheckPoint
8 7 (3.47%) Cisco
9 6 (2.97%) IBM
9 6 (2.97%) Juniper
9 6 (2.97%) Palo Alto
9 6 (2.97%) VMware
10 5 (2.48%) Adobe
10 5 (2.48%) Cognizant
11 4 (1.98%) Hitachi
11 4 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.98%) Talend
11 4 (1.98%) Veritas
12 3 (1.49%) Facebook
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KDR Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Share Options
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Share Options
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
KDR Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Share Options
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + flexible working, pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, Sheffield, Newcastle, Blackpool,...
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: Up to to £53,380 plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Wildings Solicitors
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £0 - £20,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call and excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HMRC
Salary: From £29,358 to £33,076 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HMRC
Salary: From £23,600 to £26,592 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 24 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
BBC Research & Development
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago