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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 128 139 211
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +72
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 106 114 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.91% 1.79% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 2.02% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 80 87 48
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 £27,450 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £50,450
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £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
4807 5635 6033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.83% 88.34% 85.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4064 4583 4815
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 £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,500 £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 25 June 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 June 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 +3 69 £46,658 +6.64% 12
Cheshire +37 18 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Merseyside -6 8 £38,750 - 1
Lancashire +13 4 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 95 (42.41%) Java
3 66 (29.46%) Linux
4 63 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 63 (28.13%) Software Engineering
5 59 (26.34%) .NET
6 54 (24.11%) HTML
7 53 (23.66%) Python
8 50 (22.32%) DevOps
9 44 (19.64%) PHP
9 44 (19.64%) TDD
10 39 (17.41%) Oracle
11 38 (16.96%) Git (software)
12 36 (16.07%) SQL
12 36 (16.07%) Scrum
13 34 (15.18%) CSS
13 34 (15.18%) XML
13 34 (15.18%) HTML5
13 34 (15.18%) Ruby
14 33 (14.73%) Degree
14 33 (14.73%) Microsoft
15 32 (14.29%) MySQL
15 32 (14.29%) MVC
15 32 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
16 31 (13.84%) Web Development
17 30 (13.39%) C#
18 29 (12.95%) SOA
19 26 (11.61%) JSON
19 26 (11.61%) Spring
20 25 (11.16%) 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 16 (7.14%) Apache
2 12 (5.36%) JBoss
3 11 (4.91%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.46%) OpenStack
5 9 (4.02%) Mule
5 9 (4.02%) WebSphere
5 9 (4.02%) WordPress
6 8 (3.57%) Drupal
6 8 (3.57%) Joomla!
7 7 (3.13%) CMS
8 6 (2.68%) Confluence
9 5 (2.23%) IIS
9 5 (2.23%) Moodle
9 5 (2.23%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.34%) ColdFusion
10 3 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.89%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.89%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 15 (6.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Magento
2 3 (1.34%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.45%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 32 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (8.04%) SaaS
3 13 (5.80%) GitHub
3 13 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (4.91%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (4.91%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (4.46%) PaaS
6 7 (3.13%) Amazon S3
7 6 (2.68%) Google Cloud Platform
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%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.45%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.57%) Firewall
1 8 (3.57%) WAN
2 7 (3.13%) HTTP
2 7 (3.13%) LAN
3 6 (2.68%) Wireshark
4 5 (2.23%) LDAP
5 4 (1.79%) VPN
6 3 (1.34%) BIG-IP
6 3 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.34%) Internet
6 3 (1.34%) Intranet
6 3 (1.34%) Network Security
7 2 (0.89%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.89%) VXLAN
8 1 (0.45%) DNS
8 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.45%) SMTP
8 1 (0.45%) SNMP
8 1 (0.45%) SSL
8 1 (0.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.29%) MySQL
2 23 (10.27%) NoSQL
3 21 (9.38%) MongoDB
4 16 (7.14%) Big Data
5 15 (6.70%) Relational Database
6 14 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (4.46%) SQL Server
9 8 (3.57%) Couchbase
10 7 (3.13%) Data Mining
10 7 (3.13%) Hazelcast
10 7 (3.13%) Neo4j
11 6 (2.68%) RDBMS
11 6 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (1.79%) GIS
13 3 (1.34%) DataStage
13 3 (1.34%) LogicBlox
13 3 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 38 (16.96%) Git (software)
2 24 (10.71%) Maven
3 23 (10.27%) Selenium
4 22 (9.82%) Jenkins
5 13 (5.80%) JUnit
6 11 (4.91%) Cucumber
6 11 (4.91%) Subversion
7 10 (4.46%) JIRA
7 10 (4.46%) Vagrant
7 10 (4.46%) Visual Studio
8 9 (4.02%) Eclipse
9 8 (3.57%) WebDriver
10 7 (3.13%) git-flow
10 7 (3.13%) Hudson
10 7 (3.13%) Mercurial
10 7 (3.13%) Ranorex
10 7 (3.13%) RSpec
10 7 (3.13%) SoapUI
11 6 (2.68%) Ant
11 6 (2.68%) Metasploit
General
1 16 (7.14%) Banking
1 16 (7.14%) Finance
2 11 (4.91%) Games
2 11 (4.91%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (2.68%) Marketing
3 6 (2.68%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.89%) Advertising
5 2 (0.89%) Back Office
5 2 (0.89%) Electronics
5 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.89%) Retail
6 1 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 114 (50.89%) Developer
2 38 (16.96%) Software Developer
3 35 (15.63%) Java Developer
3 35 (15.63%) Software Engineer
4 34 (15.18%) Senior Developer
5 23 (10.27%) Architect
6 21 (9.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 21 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
7 18 (8.04%) PHP Developer
8 17 (7.59%) .NET Developer
9 16 (7.14%) Python Developer
10 15 (6.70%) Analyst
10 15 (6.70%) Java Software Developer
11 14 (6.25%) Web Developer
12 12 (5.36%) Consultant
12 12 (5.36%) Java Engineer
12 12 (5.36%) Java Software Engineer
12 12 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (4.91%) .NET Software Developer
13 11 (4.91%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (26.34%) .NET
2 54 (24.11%) HTML
3 34 (15.18%) CSS
3 34 (15.18%) HTML5
3 34 (15.18%) XML
4 26 (11.61%) JSON
4 26 (11.61%) Spring
5 25 (11.16%) jQuery
6 24 (10.71%) AngularJS
7 23 (10.27%) Web Services
8 21 (9.38%) RESTful
9 18 (8.04%) ASP.NET
9 18 (8.04%) SOAP
10 17 (7.59%) RabbitMQ
11 16 (7.14%) Django
12 15 (6.70%) REST
13 14 (6.25%) Apache Camel
13 14 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
14 13 (5.80%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.14%) User Experience
3 13 (5.80%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.91%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.02%) Client/Server
6 8 (3.57%) Algorithms
6 8 (3.57%) LIMS
6 8 (3.57%) N-Tier
7 6 (2.68%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (2.23%) Credit Risk
8 5 (2.23%) e-Learning
8 5 (2.23%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.79%) BBC
9 4 (1.79%) Social Media
10 3 (1.34%) Blog
10 3 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.34%) IVR
10 3 (1.34%) W3C
11 2 (0.89%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 66 (29.46%) Linux
2 25 (11.16%) Unix
3 13 (5.80%) Android
4 12 (5.36%) Windows
5 8 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.13%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.23%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.79%) Solaris
9 3 (1.34%) CentOS
9 3 (1.34%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.89%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (55.80%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (28.13%) Software Engineering
3 50 (22.32%) DevOps
4 44 (19.64%) TDD
5 36 (16.07%) Scrum
6 32 (14.29%) MVC
7 31 (13.84%) Web Development
8 29 (12.95%) SOA
9 25 (11.16%) OO
10 23 (10.27%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (8.04%) ITIL
12 17 (7.59%) BDD
12 17 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (7.59%) UML
13 15 (6.70%) Analytics
14 14 (6.25%) OOP
15 13 (5.80%) E-Commerce
16 12 (5.36%) CRM
16 12 (5.36%) Pair Programming
16 12 (5.36%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (42.41%) Java
2 63 (28.13%) JavaScript
3 53 (23.66%) Python
4 44 (19.64%) PHP
5 36 (16.07%) SQL
6 34 (15.18%) Ruby
7 30 (13.39%) C#
8 25 (11.16%) Scala
9 13 (5.80%) Perl
10 11 (4.91%) Shell Script
11 10 (4.46%) Bash Shell
11 10 (4.46%) C++
12 9 (4.02%) Clojure
13 8 (3.57%) C
14 7 (3.13%) Groovy
15 5 (2.23%) R
16 4 (1.79%) Go
16 4 (1.79%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.79%) T-SQL
17 3 (1.34%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 33 (14.73%) Degree
2 10 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (3.57%) CCIE
3 8 (3.57%) CCNA
4 7 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.68%) CCNP
5 6 (2.68%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.79%) RHCSA
8 2 (0.89%) CISSP
8 2 (0.89%) ISEB
9 1 (0.45%) CISM
9 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.45%) MBA
9 1 (0.45%) MCSE
9 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.45%) PhD
9 1 (0.45%) RHCE
9 1 (0.45%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.04%) QA
2 8 (3.57%) COBIT
3 7 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.34%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.45%) SDET
System Software
1 14 (6.25%) Docker
2 5 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.34%) Ceph
4 2 (0.89%) HDFS
5 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.45%) iptables
5 1 (0.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (10.27%) Puppet
2 7 (3.13%) Grafana
2 7 (3.13%) Graphite
2 7 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.13%) Packer
2 7 (3.13%) Terraform
2 7 (3.13%) Uchiwa
3 5 (2.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
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%) Cacti
7 1 (0.45%) Nagios
7 1 (0.45%) SmokePing
7 1 (0.45%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 39 (17.41%) Oracle
2 33 (14.73%) Microsoft
3 24 (10.71%) Google
4 16 (7.14%) WSO2
5 13 (5.80%) Atlassian
6 11 (4.91%) IBM
7 10 (4.46%) webMethods
8 9 (4.02%) Cisco
8 9 (4.02%) MuleSoft
9 7 (3.13%) Juniper
9 7 (3.13%) Red Hat
9 7 (3.13%) VMware
10 6 (2.68%) CheckPoint
10 6 (2.68%) Cognizant
10 6 (2.68%) Palo Alto
11 5 (2.23%) Tableau
11 5 (2.23%) Talend
11 5 (2.23%) Zend
12 4 (1.79%) Facebook
13 3 (1.34%) Twitter
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