Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 95 134
Rank change year-on-year -34 +39 -11
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 21 93 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.89% 2.99% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 3.28% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 10 76 12
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +13.77% -2.91%
10th Percentile £36,075 £31,500 £32,575
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £51,125
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +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 2,218 2,838 2,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 93.98% 91.28% 89.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,696 2,146 1,712
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +3 4 £38,500 -18.95%
Warrington -1 3 £50,000 +4.17% 3
Chester +3 2 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Open Source
North West

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 12 (57.14%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) J2EE
3 7 (33.33%) JBoss
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 6 (28.57%) Banking
4 6 (28.57%) Degree
4 6 (28.57%) Web Services
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 5 (23.81%) HTML
5 5 (23.81%) Finance
5 5 (23.81%) Gradle
6 4 (19.05%) DevOps
6 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (19.05%) Middleware
6 4 (19.05%) Linux
6 4 (19.05%) Python
6 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) Maven
6 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
6 4 (19.05%) Apache CXF
6 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
6 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
7 3 (14.29%) Qt
7 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 3 (14.29%) Android
7 3 (14.29%) REST
7 3 (14.29%) Splunk

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 7 (33.33%) JBoss
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.76%) Jetty
3 1 (4.76%) nginx
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) PPP
3 1 (4.76%) BGP
3 1 (4.76%) HTTP
3 1 (4.76%) OSPF
3 1 (4.76%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon Athena
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (9.52%) Big Data
2 2 (9.52%) Blockchain
2 2 (9.52%) DB2
2 2 (9.52%) Flink
2 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) MariaDB
3 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) QlikView
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Gradle
2 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 4 (19.05%) Maven
3 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
4 2 (9.52%) Geb
4 2 (9.52%) JIRA
5 1 (4.76%) Introscope
5 1 (4.76%) JMeter
5 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
5 1 (4.76%) Selenium
5 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (28.57%) Banking
2 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Electronics
3 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Law
4 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
4 2 (9.52%) Legal
4 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Architect
2 3 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Open Source Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Senior C Software Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Data Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Digital Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Digital Transformation Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) J2EE
2 6 (28.57%) Web Services
3 5 (23.81%) HTML
4 4 (19.05%) Apache CXF
4 4 (19.05%) Middleware
5 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 3 (14.29%) QML
5 3 (14.29%) Qt
5 3 (14.29%) REST
5 3 (14.29%) SOAP
6 2 (9.52%) Java EE
6 2 (9.52%) Kafka
6 2 (9.52%) Spark Streaming
6 2 (9.52%) Spring
6 2 (9.52%) Spring WebFlux
6 2 (9.52%) Struts
6 2 (9.52%) Vert.x
6 2 (9.52%) XML
7 1 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) CCTV
3 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
3 2 (9.52%) Social Media
4 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.76%) Fintech
4 1 (4.76%) Infotainment
4 1 (4.76%) Internet of Things
4 1 (4.76%) IVR
4 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Android
2 3 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) TDD
3 4 (19.05%) DevOps
3 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 3 (14.29%) CRM
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 3 (14.29%) SDLC
4 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 3 (14.29%) Validation
4 3 (14.29%) Wealth Management
5 2 (9.52%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
5 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
5 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) Python
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) C
4 3 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) C++
4 3 (14.29%) Embedded C
4 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
5 2 (9.52%) Scala
6 1 (4.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) Master's Degree
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (9.52%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (4.76%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) iptables
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.76%) VMware NSX
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) CA Wily
2 1 (4.76%) HAProxy
2 1 (4.76%) Kibana
2 1 (4.76%) logstash
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Splunk
3 2 (9.52%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (9.52%) Chordiant
3 2 (9.52%) Cognizant
3 2 (9.52%) Teradata
4 1 (4.76%) Ab Initio
4 1 (4.76%) Actuate
4 1 (4.76%) AppDynamics
4 1 (4.76%) CA
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Dynatrace
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) New Relic
4 1 (4.76%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (4.76%) Tableau