The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 69 100
Rank change year-on-year -19 +31  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 27 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.86% 1.77% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 2.07% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 24
Median salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £26,041
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £71,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

Open Source is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1276 821 1537
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.70% 85.25% 90.79%
Number of salaries quoted 938 707 1215
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Open Source as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Cheshire

Open Source
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Open Source in Cheshire

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Cheshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Cheshire

Open Source
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
Knutsford -23 11 £50,000 - 4
Chester +8 7 £32,500 +12.06%
Warrington -19 2 £57,750 +28.33% 1
Northwich - 1 £35,000 -
Open Source
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) Finance
3 15 (31.25%) .NET
4 14 (29.17%) Python
4 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 13 (27.08%) Linux
5 13 (27.08%) Oracle
5 13 (27.08%) Banking
6 12 (25.00%) Web Development
7 11 (22.92%) SDLC
8 10 (20.83%) DevOps
8 10 (20.83%) Java EE
8 10 (20.83%) PHP
9 9 (18.75%) SQL
9 9 (18.75%) MySQL
9 9 (18.75%) UML
9 9 (18.75%) CRM
9 9 (18.75%) CSS
9 9 (18.75%) ITIL
9 9 (18.75%) IBM
9 9 (18.75%) Management Information System
9 9 (18.75%) Risk Management
10 8 (16.67%) COBIT
10 8 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
10 8 (16.67%) TOGAF
10 8 (16.67%) Cognizant
10 8 (16.67%) SOA
10 8 (16.67%) HTML
10 8 (16.67%) Java

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 8 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (6.25%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.17%) Apache
3 2 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.17%) JBoss
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.08%) SAS
4 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Magento
1 1 (2.08%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.25%) OpenShift
2 3 (6.25%) PaaS
3 1 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.08%) IaaS
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Firewall
1 4 (8.33%) Internet
2 3 (6.25%) HTTP
3 2 (4.17%) DMZ
3 2 (4.17%) DNS
3 2 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (4.17%) Network Security
4 1 (2.08%) LAN
4 1 (2.08%) VXLAN
4 1 (2.08%) WAN
4 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) MySQL
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.33%) GIS
4 3 (6.25%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.17%) Big Data
5 2 (4.17%) DB2
5 2 (4.17%) Maltego
5 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.08%) HBase
6 1 (2.08%) Impala
6 1 (2.08%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.08%) Pentaho
6 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.08%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.33%) JIRA
3 3 (6.25%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.17%) Bitbucket
4 2 (4.17%) Gradle
4 2 (4.17%) Jasmine
4 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (2.08%) Metasploit
General
1 16 (33.33%) Finance
2 13 (27.08%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Advertising
4 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Developer
2 8 (16.67%) Architect
2 8 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (14.58%) Python Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 4 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) HTML Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) J2EE Software Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.17%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) .NET
2 10 (20.83%) Java EE
3 9 (18.75%) CSS
4 8 (16.67%) HTML
4 8 (16.67%) REST
5 7 (14.58%) Django
5 7 (14.58%) SOAP
6 6 (12.50%) Web Services
7 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (10.42%) Spring
8 4 (8.33%) HTML5
8 4 (8.33%) jQuery
9 3 (6.25%) Flash
9 3 (6.25%) Hibernate
9 3 (6.25%) J2EE
9 3 (6.25%) Spring MVC
9 3 (6.25%) WebGL
9 3 (6.25%) Zend Framework
10 2 (4.17%) JSP
10 2 (4.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.25%) User Experience
4 2 (4.17%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (4.17%) Cybercrime
4 2 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.08%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) RIA
5 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) Unix
3 3 (6.25%) Windows
4 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.00%) Web Development
3 11 (22.92%) SDLC
4 10 (20.83%) DevOps
5 9 (18.75%) CRM
5 9 (18.75%) ITIL
5 9 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 9 (18.75%) UML
6 8 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 8 (16.67%) SOA
6 8 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 8 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
7 6 (12.50%) MVC
7 6 (12.50%) Project Management
7 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.42%) TDD
8 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.33%) Information Security
9 4 (8.33%) Mathematics
9 4 (8.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 14 (29.17%) Python
3 10 (20.83%) PHP
4 9 (18.75%) SQL
5 8 (16.67%) Java
6 6 (12.50%) C#
7 4 (8.33%) Perl
8 3 (6.25%) ActionScript
8 3 (6.25%) TypeScript
9 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.08%) C
10 1 (2.08%) C++
10 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) PMP
3 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.08%) CCIE
3 1 (2.08%) CCNA
3 1 (2.08%) CCNP
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.08%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.08%) OCP
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) COBIT
2 5 (10.42%) QA
3 2 (4.17%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.08%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (4.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.08%) Ansible
3 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.08%) Oracle
3 9 (18.75%) IBM
4 8 (16.67%) Cognizant
5 4 (8.33%) Zend
6 3 (6.25%) Google
6 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.17%) Cloudera
7 2 (4.17%) Palantir
7 2 (4.17%) Talend
7 2 (4.17%) Teradata
8 1 (2.08%) Actuate
8 1 (2.08%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (2.08%) Cisco
8 1 (2.08%) Cognos
8 1 (2.08%) Hortonworks
8 1 (2.08%) Informatica
8 1 (2.08%) Juniper
8 1 (2.08%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.08%) Sybase
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