The table below looks at the statistics for OSGi skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSGi over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OSGi
Rank 264 242 238
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -4
Permanent jobs citing OSGi 1 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.013% 0.043% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.033% 0.086% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 14
Average salary £34,000 - £26,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
OSGi
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3012 3483 3523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.61% 50.37% 49.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2617 3108 3174
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

OSGi
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSGi across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OSGi Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OSGi
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSGi across the North West region.

OSGi Salary Trend in the North West

OSGi
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSGi within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 1 £34,000 -
OSGi
England

OSGi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing OSGi also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSGi.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Servlets
1 5 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (100.00%) GWT
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
1 5 (100.00%) Android
2 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) JDBC
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (20.00%) EJB
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) Java EE 5
3 1 (20.00%) JPA
3 1 (20.00%) EJB 3.0

OSGi
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing OSGi also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSGi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) NetBeans
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Servlets
1 5 (100.00%) GWT
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) JDBC
3 1 (20.00%) EJB
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) JSF
3 1 (20.00%) Java EE
3 1 (20.00%) Java EE 5
3 1 (20.00%) JPA
3 1 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) OO
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle