The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 33 50 42
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 9 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 4.76% 0.38% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% 0.44% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 3
Average salary £35,000 £100,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-65.00% +220.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Open Source
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stockport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
180 228 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 95.24% 86.36% 86.70%
Number of salaries quoted 162 172 172
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,950 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Open Source
Salary Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source across the Stockport region.

Open Source Salary Trend in Stockport

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport region citing Open Source 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 Open Source.

1 10 (83.33%) HTML
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
1 10 (83.33%) CSS
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) TDD
2 9 (75.00%) Pair Programming
2 9 (75.00%) Retail
2 9 (75.00%) Back Office
2 9 (75.00%) Scrum
2 9 (75.00%) Ruby
2 9 (75.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 9 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 9 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (75.00%) XML
2 9 (75.00%) XHTML
2 9 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (75.00%) VB
2 9 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) MySQL
2 9 (75.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 9 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 9 (75.00%) Coaching
3 3 (25.00%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) WFM
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport region citing Open Source 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 Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 9 (75.00%) Retail
1 9 (75.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Lead .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Business Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Project Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
1 10 (83.33%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 9 (75.00%) XML
2 9 (75.00%) XHTML
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) TDD
2 9 (75.00%) Pair Programming
2 9 (75.00%) Scrum
2 9 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 9 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 9 (75.00%) Coaching
3 2 (16.67%) WFM
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) Ruby
2 9 (75.00%) VB
2 9 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 9 (75.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com