Period
to 20 April 2019

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 6 months to 20 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 95 113
Rank change year-on-year +4 +18 -16
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 44 87 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.07% 2.58% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 2.78% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 21 56 18
Cheshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +25.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £42,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,000 £70,000 £58,250
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +15.79% +10.47%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,957 3,127 2,049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 92.27% 92.84% 89.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,400 2,286 1,602
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +4.58%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 20 April 2019.

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 6 months to 20 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +14 22 £55,000 +14.58% 3
Warrington +13 9 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Sandbach -2 4 £53,750 +13.16%
Alderley Edge - 1 £33,000 -
Open Source
North West

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 19 (43.18%) Java
1 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (43.18%) DevOps
2 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
3 15 (34.09%) Banking
4 12 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 11 (25.00%) Finance
5 11 (25.00%) C#
6 10 (22.73%) C++
6 10 (22.73%) HTML
7 9 (20.45%) C
7 9 (20.45%) Linux
7 9 (20.45%) Python
7 9 (20.45%) Docker
7 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
8 8 (18.18%) Project Management
9 7 (15.91%) Maven
9 7 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (13.64%) Node.js
10 6 (13.64%) Gradle
10 6 (13.64%) Agile Project Management
10 6 (13.64%) User Stories
10 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
10 6 (13.64%) Scrum
10 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
10 6 (13.64%) Legal
10 6 (13.64%) Information Security
10 6 (13.64%) Windows
10 6 (13.64%) CSS
11 5 (11.36%) MySQL

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 4 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.27%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.09%) SaaS
3 3 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (4.55%) Amazon Glacier
4 2 (4.55%) Amazon S3
4 2 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) BGP
2 1 (2.27%) OSPF
2 1 (2.27%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.27%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.27%) QlikView
3 1 (2.27%) Redis
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Maven
2 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.64%) Gradle
3 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (34.09%) Banking
2 11 (25.00%) Finance
3 6 (13.64%) Legal
4 5 (11.36%) Investment Banking
5 4 (9.09%) Law
6 2 (4.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Developer
2 5 (11.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Architect
3 4 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Lead Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Open Source Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Senior C Software Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) HTML
2 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
3 6 (13.64%) CSS
3 6 (13.64%) Node.js
4 5 (11.36%) .NET
5 4 (9.09%) Apache CXF
5 4 (9.09%) CGI
5 4 (9.09%) J2EE
5 4 (9.09%) jQuery
5 4 (9.09%) Middleware
5 4 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (4.55%) Jest
6 2 (4.55%) QML
6 2 (4.55%) Qt
7 1 (2.27%) EJB
7 1 (2.27%) JSP
7 1 (2.27%) RESTful
7 1 (2.27%) Servlets
7 1 (2.27%) Spring
7 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) CCTV
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) Social Media
2 2 (4.55%) SWIFT
2 2 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (2.27%) Cybercrime
3 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.27%) Fintech
3 1 (2.27%) IVR
3 1 (2.27%) Life Science
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Linux
2 6 (13.64%) Windows
3 3 (6.82%) AIX
3 3 (6.82%) Android
4 2 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (43.18%) DevOps
2 12 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 8 (18.18%) Project Management
4 6 (13.64%) Agile Project Management
4 6 (13.64%) Information Security
4 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
4 6 (13.64%) Scrum
4 6 (13.64%) User Stories
5 5 (11.36%) Coaching
5 5 (11.36%) OOP
5 5 (11.36%) Risk Management
5 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.36%) Wealth Management
6 4 (9.09%) Analytics
6 4 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
6 4 (9.09%) OWASP
6 4 (9.09%) Performance Management
7 3 (6.82%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) Java
2 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
3 11 (25.00%) C#
4 10 (22.73%) C++
5 9 (20.45%) C
5 9 (20.45%) Python
6 5 (11.36%) Java 8
7 4 (9.09%) Perl
7 4 (9.09%) SQL
8 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.55%) Embedded C
9 2 (4.55%) Ruby
9 2 (4.55%) TypeScript
10 1 (2.27%) ES6
10 1 (2.27%) Kotlin
10 1 (2.27%) PHP
10 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.27%) Scala
10 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) iptables
2 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.27%) VMware NSX
2 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (9.09%) Ganglia
3 2 (4.55%) Ansible
3 2 (4.55%) Terraform
4 1 (2.27%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.27%) Kibana
4 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.27%) logstash
4 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) Ab Initio
2 1 (2.27%) Actuate
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco
2 1 (2.27%) Cypress Semiconductor
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) SaltStack
2 1 (2.27%) Splunk
2 1 (2.27%) Tableau
2 1 (2.27%) Teradata