The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 30 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 1 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 0.85% 13.95% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.33% 33.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £20,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.92% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Open Source
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wigan region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
30 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 25.64% 41.86% 21.85%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 23
Average salary £29,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.71% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £40,029
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

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

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

Open Source
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

Open Source Salary Trend in Wigan

Open Source
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Flash
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) W3C
1 2 (100.00%) SEO
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Zen Cart
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) Extranet
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Zen Cart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Junior
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Flash
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Java