The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank - - 17
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan - - 3.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £27,000
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 Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wigan region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
57 53 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 77.03% 73.61% 84.31%
Number of salaries quoted 56 43 42
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,145 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £65,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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