Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 107 127
Rank change year-on-year -34 +20 -3
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 19 65 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.71% 2.29% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 2.55% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 13 57 19
Cheshire median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.47% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £36,750 £30,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £71,500 £56,000 £79,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,875
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +10.29%

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 2,508 2,553 1,958
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 93.69% 90.12% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,906 1,917 1,680
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,970 £22,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £63,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 2018. 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 -2 4 £38,500 -23.00% 1
Warrington -8 3 £50,000 +4.17% 3
Chester -11 3 £60,000 +84.62% 3
Open Source
North West

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 13 (68.42%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Web Services
3 7 (36.84%) Finance
4 6 (31.58%) TDD
4 6 (31.58%) Banking
4 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
4 6 (31.58%) Degree
4 6 (31.58%) DevOps
4 6 (31.58%) Docker
5 5 (26.32%) REST
5 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (26.32%) J2EE
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle
6 4 (21.05%) .NET
6 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (21.05%) Kubernetes
6 4 (21.05%) SDLC
7 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.79%) Gradle
7 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
7 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
7 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
7 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
7 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 3 (15.79%) Wealth Management
7 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
7 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
7 3 (15.79%) SQL

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 3 (15.79%) JBoss
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.26%) Jetty
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
1 2 (10.53%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
1 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon Athena
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
2 2 (10.53%) Blockchain
2 2 (10.53%) DB2
2 2 (10.53%) Flink
2 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.26%) MariaDB
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Gradle
3 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.53%) Geb
3 2 (10.53%) Introscope
3 2 (10.53%) JIRA
3 2 (10.53%) JMeter
3 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner
3 2 (10.53%) Maven
3 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.26%) Ant
4 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.26%) Hudson
4 1 (5.26%) Selenium
4 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Electronics
4 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
4 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
5 1 (5.26%) Advertising
5 1 (5.26%) Law
5 1 (5.26%) Legal
5 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Java Applications Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Test Leader
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Web Services
2 5 (26.32%) J2EE
2 5 (26.32%) REST
3 4 (21.05%) .NET
4 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
4 3 (15.79%) SOAP
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.53%) HTML
5 2 (10.53%) Java EE
5 2 (10.53%) Kafka
5 2 (10.53%) QML
5 2 (10.53%) Qt
5 2 (10.53%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (10.53%) Spring
5 2 (10.53%) Spring WebFlux
5 2 (10.53%) Struts
5 2 (10.53%) Vert.x
5 2 (10.53%) XML
6 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.26%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) CCTV
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Fintech
3 1 (5.26%) Infotainment
3 1 (5.26%) Internet of Things
3 1 (5.26%) IVR
3 1 (5.26%) PMI
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) DevOps
2 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
2 6 (31.58%) TDD
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (21.05%) SDLC
5 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.79%) Wealth Management
6 2 (10.53%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 2 (10.53%) CRM
6 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) Information Security
6 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.53%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) Python
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) C
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) C++
3 2 (10.53%) Embedded C
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) Scala
3 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) Go
4 1 (5.26%) Groovy
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) CISSP
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (10.53%) CSSLP
2 2 (10.53%) Master's Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (5.26%) CSQA
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.26%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Kubernetes
2 2 (10.53%) CA Wily
2 2 (10.53%) Terraform
3 1 (5.26%) Consul
3 1 (5.26%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
3 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) Packer
3 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) AppDynamics
2 2 (10.53%) CA
2 2 (10.53%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (10.53%) Chordiant
2 2 (10.53%) Cognizant
2 2 (10.53%) Dynatrace
2 2 (10.53%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) New Relic
2 2 (10.53%) SOASTA, Inc
2 2 (10.53%) Splunk
3 1 (5.26%) Teradata