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

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 147 132 193
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +61
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 101 137 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.65% 2.05% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 2.31% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 81 87 64
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +27.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,100 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £63,500 £60,000
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
5375 5926 6394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 87.87% 88.63% 85.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4493 4900 5066
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 August 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 August 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 -8 76 £49,500 +7.02% 19
Merseyside -21 12 £40,000 +10.34%
Cheshire +7 9 £41,750 -7.22% 5
Lancashire +13 4 £35,000 -15.15% 1
Open Source
England

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 (53.92%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (45.62%) Java
3 67 (30.88%) HTML
4 62 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 57 (26.27%) Linux
6 56 (25.81%) CSS
7 51 (23.50%) Software Engineering
8 50 (23.04%) .NET
9 45 (20.74%) PHP
10 39 (17.97%) Ruby
11 38 (17.51%) SQL
12 37 (17.05%) Microsoft
12 37 (17.05%) Scrum
12 37 (17.05%) TDD
13 36 (16.59%) Python
14 35 (16.13%) Spring
14 35 (16.13%) Git (software)
15 34 (15.67%) DevOps
16 33 (15.21%) Unix
17 32 (14.75%) MySQL
17 32 (14.75%) Oracle
18 31 (14.29%) XML
18 31 (14.29%) HTML5
19 30 (13.82%) MVC
20 28 (12.90%) C#
20 28 (12.90%) Puppet
21 27 (12.44%) NoSQL
21 27 (12.44%) MongoDB
22 26 (11.98%) Degree
23 25 (11.52%) Web Development

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 (6.45%) Drupal
2 13 (5.99%) CMS
2 13 (5.99%) JBoss
3 11 (5.07%) Joomla!
3 11 (5.07%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.07%) WordPress
4 10 (4.61%) OpenStack
5 7 (3.23%) Apache
5 7 (3.23%) IIS
6 5 (2.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (2.30%) Confluence
6 5 (2.30%) Moodle
7 4 (1.84%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.38%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.92%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.92%) Mule
10 1 (0.46%) Flash Media Server
10 1 (0.46%) Jetty
10 1 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (6.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) S-PLUS
2 1 (0.46%) SPSS
2 1 (0.46%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (1.84%) Magento
1 4 (1.84%) osCommerce
2 3 (1.38%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.46%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 24 (11.06%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.99%) SaaS
3 12 (5.53%) GitHub
4 11 (5.07%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (3.69%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.38%) PaaS
7 2 (0.92%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.92%) IaaS
7 2 (0.92%) Office 365
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.46%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.61%) Firewall
2 8 (3.69%) WAN
3 7 (3.23%) LAN
3 7 (3.23%) LDAP
4 6 (2.76%) Wireshark
5 5 (2.30%) HTTP
6 4 (1.84%) DNS
7 3 (1.38%) Internet
7 3 (1.38%) Intranet
7 3 (1.38%) Network Security
8 2 (0.92%) SAN
8 2 (0.92%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.46%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.46%) IPsec
9 1 (0.46%) SMTP
9 1 (0.46%) SNMP
9 1 (0.46%) SSH
9 1 (0.46%) SSL
9 1 (0.46%) VoIP
9 1 (0.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.75%) MySQL
2 27 (12.44%) MongoDB
2 27 (12.44%) NoSQL
3 19 (8.76%) Big Data
3 19 (8.76%) Relational Database
4 14 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (5.99%) SQL Server
6 10 (4.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (4.15%) Neo4j
8 8 (3.69%) RDBMS
9 7 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (2.30%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.84%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.84%) GIS
12 4 (1.84%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.38%) Pentaho
13 3 (1.38%) Redis
13 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 25 (11.52%) Jenkins
3 23 (10.60%) Maven
4 18 (8.29%) Selenium
5 15 (6.91%) JIRA
6 13 (5.99%) Vagrant
7 11 (5.07%) Cucumber
7 11 (5.07%) Subversion
8 9 (4.15%) Ant
8 9 (4.15%) Eclipse
8 9 (4.15%) JUnit
9 7 (3.23%) Mercurial
9 7 (3.23%) Metasploit
9 7 (3.23%) RSpec
9 7 (3.23%) WebDriver
10 6 (2.76%) Grunt
10 6 (2.76%) Visual Studio
11 5 (2.30%) IntelliJ
11 5 (2.30%) Talend Open Studio
12 3 (1.38%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (8.29%) Finance
2 12 (5.53%) Banking
3 11 (5.07%) Marketing
4 10 (4.61%) Games
5 6 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.84%) Back Office
8 3 (1.38%) Advertising
9 2 (0.92%) Electronics
9 2 (0.92%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.92%) Publishing
10 1 (0.46%) Law
10 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 100 (46.08%) Developer
2 34 (15.67%) Java Developer
3 27 (12.44%) Senior Developer
4 26 (11.98%) Architect
5 23 (10.60%) Software Developer
5 23 (10.60%) Software Engineer
6 20 (9.22%) Analyst
7 18 (8.29%) PHP Developer
8 16 (7.37%) Senior Java Developer
8 16 (7.37%) Web Developer
9 13 (5.99%) .NET Developer
10 11 (5.07%) Consultant
10 11 (5.07%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (4.61%) AWS Developer
11 10 (4.61%) C# Developer
12 9 (4.15%) Integration Developer
12 9 (4.15%) Java Engineer
12 9 (4.15%) Java Software Developer
13 8 (3.69%) Java Software Engineer
14 7 (3.23%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (30.88%) HTML
2 56 (25.81%) CSS
3 50 (23.04%) .NET
4 35 (16.13%) Spring
5 31 (14.29%) HTML5
5 31 (14.29%) XML
6 23 (10.60%) AngularJS
7 19 (8.76%) jQuery
7 19 (8.76%) JSON
8 18 (8.29%) Hibernate
8 18 (8.29%) Web Services
9 17 (7.83%) RabbitMQ
9 17 (7.83%) RESTful
10 15 (6.91%) J2EE
10 15 (6.91%) Ruby on Rails
11 14 (6.45%) ASP.NET
11 14 (6.45%) Node.js
12 13 (5.99%) Django
12 13 (5.99%) REST
13 10 (4.61%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.91%) User Experience
3 11 (5.07%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.07%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.76%) N-Tier
4 6 (2.76%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.30%) BBC
5 5 (2.30%) Blog
5 5 (2.30%) Social Media
6 4 (1.84%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.84%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.84%) LIMS
6 4 (1.84%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.38%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.38%) Clustering
7 3 (1.38%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.38%) IVR
7 3 (1.38%) W3C
7 3 (1.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 57 (26.27%) Linux
2 33 (15.21%) Unix
3 14 (6.45%) Windows
4 8 (3.69%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.23%) Solaris
6 6 (2.76%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (2.30%) Android
7 5 (2.30%) CentOS
8 4 (1.84%) Debian
9 3 (1.38%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (53.92%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (23.50%) Software Engineering
3 37 (17.05%) Scrum
3 37 (17.05%) TDD
4 34 (15.67%) DevOps
5 30 (13.82%) MVC
6 25 (11.52%) Web Development
7 23 (10.60%) SOA
8 21 (9.68%) ITIL
9 18 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (8.29%) OO
10 17 (7.83%) Analytics
10 17 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (7.83%) Open Source Development
11 15 (6.91%) E-Commerce
12 14 (6.45%) BDD
12 14 (6.45%) Service Management
13 13 (5.99%) SDLC
14 12 (5.53%) ETL
14 12 (5.53%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 99 (45.62%) Java
2 62 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 45 (20.74%) PHP
4 39 (17.97%) Ruby
5 38 (17.51%) SQL
6 36 (16.59%) Python
7 28 (12.90%) C#
8 20 (9.22%) Scala
9 14 (6.45%) Perl
10 11 (5.07%) Shell Script
11 10 (4.61%) Bash Shell
11 10 (4.61%) Clojure
12 9 (4.15%) Groovy
13 8 (3.69%) C++
14 7 (3.23%) R
15 5 (2.30%) C
16 4 (1.84%) PL/SQL
17 3 (1.38%) PHP 5
17 3 (1.38%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (11.98%) Degree
2 10 (4.61%) CCNA
2 10 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (4.15%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.76%) CCIE
4 6 (2.76%) CCNP
4 6 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (2.76%) RHCSA
4 6 (2.76%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.84%) CISSP
6 3 (1.38%) CISM
6 3 (1.38%) SSCP
7 2 (0.92%) PhD
8 1 (0.46%) CHECK Team Leader
8 1 (0.46%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.46%) ISEB
8 1 (0.46%) MBA
8 1 (0.46%) OSCE
8 1 (0.46%) OSCP
8 1 (0.46%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.45%) QA
2 11 (5.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.23%) COBIT
4 2 (0.92%) SDET
5 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (3.23%) Docker
2 3 (1.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (1.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.92%) HDFS
4 1 (0.46%) Ceph
4 1 (0.46%) iptables
4 1 (0.46%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 28 (12.90%) Puppet
2 9 (4.15%) Grafana
2 9 (4.15%) Graphite
2 9 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (4.15%) Packer
2 9 (4.15%) Terraform
2 9 (4.15%) Uchiwa
3 6 (2.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 3 (1.38%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (1.38%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.46%) Cacti
5 1 (0.46%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.46%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.46%) Nagios
5 1 (0.46%) Nessus
5 1 (0.46%) Nmap
5 1 (0.46%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.46%) SmokePing
5 1 (0.46%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 37 (17.05%) Microsoft
2 32 (14.75%) Oracle
3 19 (8.76%) Google
4 14 (6.45%) Atlassian
5 10 (4.61%) Red Hat
5 10 (4.61%) WSO2
6 9 (4.15%) MuleSoft
7 8 (3.69%) CheckPoint
7 8 (3.69%) Cisco
8 7 (3.23%) IBM
8 7 (3.23%) Juniper
9 6 (2.76%) Adobe
9 6 (2.76%) Facebook
9 6 (2.76%) Palo Alto
10 5 (2.30%) Cognizant
10 5 (2.30%) Talend
10 5 (2.30%) VMware
11 4 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.84%) Tableau
11 4 (1.84%) webMethods
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + flexible working, pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester
KDR Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 40,000 - 80,000
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits.
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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