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

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 148 167 196
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +29
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 117 80 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.85% 1.31% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.50% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 96 56 73
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £54,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
5588 5349 6504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.19% 87.83% 86.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4691 4390 5576
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £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 5 December 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 5 December 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 88 £48,750 +33.56% 13
Cheshire +1 8 £42,000 +12.00%
Lancashire -4 8 £53,380 +24.13% 1
Merseyside -12 3 £55,000 +37.50%
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 134 (64.11%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (50.72%) Java
3 66 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 66 (31.58%) HTML
4 57 (27.27%) CSS
5 53 (25.36%) PHP
6 50 (23.92%) Software Engineering
7 48 (22.97%) Linux
8 43 (20.57%) TDD
9 41 (19.62%) Python
9 41 (19.62%) Amazon AWS
10 39 (18.66%) Big Data
11 38 (18.18%) Git (software)
12 37 (17.70%) MySQL
13 35 (16.75%) Node.js
13 35 (16.75%) DevOps
14 34 (16.27%) Spring
14 34 (16.27%) Ruby
14 34 (16.27%) Scrum
15 31 (14.83%) SQL
16 29 (13.88%) SDLC
17 28 (13.40%) .NET
17 28 (13.40%) Analytics
18 27 (12.92%) Jenkins
18 27 (12.92%) Web Development
19 26 (12.44%) MongoDB
19 26 (12.44%) Perl
20 25 (11.96%) E-Commerce
20 25 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
21 24 (11.48%) jQuery

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 14 (6.70%) CMS
2 12 (5.74%) Apache Spark
3 10 (4.78%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.78%) WordPress
4 9 (4.31%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (4.31%) JBoss
4 9 (4.31%) SAS
5 8 (3.83%) Apache
5 8 (3.83%) Apache Pig
6 6 (2.87%) Drupal
6 6 (2.87%) nginx
7 4 (1.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (1.91%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.91%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.44%) Joomla!
8 3 (1.44%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.96%) Confluence
9 2 (0.96%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.96%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.39%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.96%) S-PLUS
3 2 (0.96%) SPSS
3 2 (0.96%) Stata
4 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.91%) osCommerce
2 3 (1.44%) Magento
3 2 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.48%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 41 (19.62%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (8.61%) GitHub
3 10 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (4.31%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (4.31%) SaaS
5 5 (2.39%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.44%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.44%) PaaS
7 2 (0.96%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.96%) Google Play
8 1 (0.48%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.48%) Heroku
8 1 (0.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.31%) Firewall
2 6 (2.87%) LDAP
3 5 (2.39%) FTP
4 4 (1.91%) DNS
5 3 (1.44%) Skype
6 2 (0.96%) HTTP
6 2 (0.96%) Internet
6 2 (0.96%) Network Security
6 2 (0.96%) VoIP
7 1 (0.48%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.48%) LAN
7 1 (0.48%) NAS
7 1 (0.48%) SAN
7 1 (0.48%) SSL
7 1 (0.48%) WAN
7 1 (0.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (18.66%) Big Data
2 37 (17.70%) MySQL
3 26 (12.44%) MongoDB
4 24 (11.48%) Relational Database
5 23 (11.00%) NoSQL
6 16 (7.66%) RDBMS
7 14 (6.70%) Hadoop
8 13 (6.22%) SQL Server
9 12 (5.74%) Amazon Redshift
9 12 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (4.78%) Apache Hive
11 6 (2.87%) Neo4j
12 5 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (1.44%) Couchbase
14 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (0.96%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.96%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 38 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 27 (12.92%) Jenkins
3 18 (8.61%) JIRA
4 11 (5.26%) Subversion
5 9 (4.31%) Maven
6 7 (3.35%) gulp
6 7 (3.35%) Selenium
7 6 (2.87%) Bitbucket
7 6 (2.87%) Grunt
8 5 (2.39%) Ant
8 5 (2.39%) Vagrant
9 4 (1.91%) JUnit
9 4 (1.91%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.96%) Android Studio
10 2 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.96%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.96%) EasyMock
10 2 (0.96%) Gradle
10 2 (0.96%) Metasploit
10 2 (0.96%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (9.09%) Finance
2 15 (7.18%) Advertising
3 12 (5.74%) Marketing
4 9 (4.31%) Retail
5 7 (3.35%) Games
5 7 (3.35%) Publishing
6 6 (2.87%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.39%) Military
8 4 (1.91%) Banking
8 4 (1.91%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.44%) Legal
10 2 (0.96%) Back Office
10 2 (0.96%) Electronics
10 2 (0.96%) Local Government
11 1 (0.48%) Law
Job Titles
1 76 (36.36%) Developer
2 34 (16.27%) Software Engineer
3 28 (13.40%) Architect
4 19 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 17 (8.13%) Java Engineer
5 17 (8.13%) Senior Developer
5 17 (8.13%) Software Developer
6 16 (7.66%) Java Software Engineer
7 14 (6.70%) Web Developer
8 13 (6.22%) Analyst
9 11 (5.26%) Senior Architect
9 11 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (4.78%) Data Architect
10 10 (4.78%) Delivery Manager
10 10 (4.78%) Java Software Developer
10 10 (4.78%) PHP Developer
10 10 (4.78%) Support Engineer
11 9 (4.31%) Consultant
11 9 (4.31%) Data Scientist
12 8 (3.83%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (31.58%) HTML
2 57 (27.27%) CSS
3 35 (16.75%) Node.js
4 34 (16.27%) Spring
5 28 (13.40%) .NET
6 24 (11.48%) jQuery
7 23 (11.00%) AngularJS
8 20 (9.57%) HTML5
8 20 (9.57%) Web Services
9 16 (7.66%) Hibernate
10 13 (6.22%) J2EE
11 12 (5.74%) CSS3
11 12 (5.74%) REST
12 11 (5.26%) Java EE
12 11 (5.26%) LAMP
13 10 (4.78%) Ajax
13 10 (4.78%) Apache Camel
13 10 (4.78%) Middleware
13 10 (4.78%) XML
14 9 (4.31%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.78%) Computer Science
1 10 (4.78%) Mobile App
2 9 (4.31%) Algorithms
2 9 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (4.31%) Mathematics
2 9 (4.31%) Statistics
2 9 (4.31%) User Experience
3 8 (3.83%) Data Integration
4 7 (3.35%) N-Tier
4 7 (3.35%) Psychology
4 7 (3.35%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.39%) Blog
5 5 (2.39%) NHS
5 5 (2.39%) PKI
5 5 (2.39%) Wiki
6 4 (1.91%) Clustering
6 4 (1.91%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.44%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.44%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (22.97%) Linux
2 20 (9.57%) Unix
3 12 (5.74%) CentOS
4 11 (5.26%) Windows
5 8 (3.83%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.39%) Debian
6 5 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.39%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.91%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (1.91%) Solaris
8 2 (0.96%) Android
9 1 (0.48%) AIX
9 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (64.11%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (23.92%) Software Engineering
3 43 (20.57%) TDD
4 35 (16.75%) DevOps
5 34 (16.27%) Scrum
6 29 (13.88%) SDLC
7 28 (13.40%) Analytics
8 27 (12.92%) Web Development
9 25 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (11.96%) E-Commerce
10 24 (11.48%) MVC
11 20 (9.57%) Data Analytics
12 19 (9.09%) ITIL
12 19 (9.09%) SOA
13 18 (8.61%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (8.61%) Front End Development
14 17 (8.13%) OO
15 15 (7.18%) Service Management
16 14 (6.70%) Open Source Development
16 14 (6.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 106 (50.72%) Java
2 66 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 53 (25.36%) PHP
4 41 (19.62%) Python
5 34 (16.27%) Ruby
6 31 (14.83%) SQL
7 26 (12.44%) Perl
8 24 (11.48%) C#
9 15 (7.18%) Bash Shell
10 13 (6.22%) Scala
11 10 (4.78%) R
11 10 (4.78%) Shell Script
12 7 (3.35%) C
13 6 (2.87%) Clojure
14 5 (2.39%) Go
14 5 (2.39%) Haskell
15 4 (1.91%) Groovy
16 3 (1.44%) C++
16 3 (1.44%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (8.13%) Degree
2 11 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.31%) PhD
4 7 (3.35%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.91%) CCNA
5 4 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.91%) RHCSA
6 3 (1.44%) CISM
6 3 (1.44%) CISSP
6 3 (1.44%) SSCP
7 1 (0.48%) CCIE
7 1 (0.48%) CCNP
7 1 (0.48%) CHECK Team Leader
7 1 (0.48%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.48%) LPIC
7 1 (0.48%) OSCE
7 1 (0.48%) OSCP
7 1 (0.48%) RHCE
7 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.31%) QA
2 8 (3.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.91%) COBIT
4 3 (1.44%) SDET
5 2 (0.96%) WCAG
6 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (5.26%) Docker
2 6 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.39%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (1.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.96%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.48%) Ceph
6 1 (0.48%) HDFS
6 1 (0.48%) iptables
6 1 (0.48%) Varnish
6 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (10.05%) Puppet
2 11 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.35%) Terraform
4 5 (2.39%) cPanel
5 4 (1.91%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (1.91%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.91%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (1.44%) Ansible
6 3 (1.44%) Grafana
6 3 (1.44%) Graphite
6 3 (1.44%) Packer
6 3 (1.44%) Uchiwa
7 1 (0.48%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.48%) Mesos
7 1 (0.48%) Nagios
7 1 (0.48%) Pacemaker
7 1 (0.48%) Rancher
7 1 (0.48%) rkt
7 1 (0.48%) Salt
7 1 (0.48%) SCSM
Vendors
1 23 (11.00%) Google
1 23 (11.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.13%) Oracle
3 14 (6.70%) Red Hat
4 10 (4.78%) VMware
5 8 (3.83%) Facebook
6 7 (3.35%) Twitter
7 5 (2.39%) IBM
8 4 (1.91%) Adobe
8 4 (1.91%) Cognizant
8 4 (1.91%) Hitachi
8 4 (1.91%) Remedy
8 4 (1.91%) Sun
8 4 (1.91%) Veritas
9 3 (1.44%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.44%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.44%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.44%) Hortonworks
9 3 (1.44%) SAP
9 3 (1.44%) WSO2
North West
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, much more
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Stock Options & Flexible Working
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 18 days ago