Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 132 117
Rank change year-on-year +37 -15 +17
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 79 17 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.61% 0.75% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 0.86% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 67 15 62
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -1.16% +19.44%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £50,750 £53,750
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +10.47% +16.22%

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 2679 1974 2898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.62% 87.23% 88.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2023 1676 2452
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £64,900 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -26 20 £50,000 - 1
Warrington +5 13 £48,000 +12.94%
Chester +3 11 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Sandbach - 8 £47,500 - 1
Nantwich - 3 £35,000 -
Open Source
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 42 (53.16%) Java
2 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (32.91%) SQL
4 23 (29.11%) Software Engineering
5 20 (25.32%) DevOps
6 19 (24.05%) Spring
6 19 (24.05%) Linux
6 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
6 19 (24.05%) Finance
7 16 (20.25%) HTML
7 16 (20.25%) REST
8 15 (18.99%) JavaScript
8 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
8 15 (18.99%) CSS
8 15 (18.99%) Web Services
8 15 (18.99%) Python
8 15 (18.99%) Hibernate
9 14 (17.72%) SOAP
9 14 (17.72%) C#
9 14 (17.72%) Web Development
9 14 (17.72%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (16.46%) Degree
10 13 (16.46%) Banking
10 13 (16.46%) jQuery
10 13 (16.46%) Test Automation
11 12 (15.19%) PHP
11 12 (15.19%) Unix
11 12 (15.19%) TDD
12 11 (13.92%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (13.92%) Windows

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 11 (13.92%) Tomcat
2 9 (11.39%) Apache
2 9 (11.39%) JBoss
2 9 (11.39%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.33%) CMS
3 5 (6.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (5.06%) Jetty
4 4 (5.06%) Mule
4 4 (5.06%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.53%) Confluence
5 2 (2.53%) SAS
6 1 (1.27%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.92%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.13%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.27%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.27%) IaaS
4 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.39%) Firewall
1 9 (11.39%) Wireshark
2 8 (10.13%) Internet
3 7 (8.86%) LAN
3 7 (8.86%) WAN
4 6 (7.59%) SSL
5 4 (5.06%) HTTP
6 3 (3.80%) LDAP
7 2 (2.53%) IPsec
7 2 (2.53%) Network Security
7 2 (2.53%) VoIP
7 2 (2.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 7 (8.86%) NoSQL
2 7 (8.86%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (8.86%) Redis
3 6 (7.59%) MySQL
4 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.80%) DB2
6 2 (2.53%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.53%) QlikView
6 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.53%) VLDB
7 1 (1.27%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Jenkins
2 9 (11.39%) Metasploit
3 8 (10.13%) SoapUI
4 7 (8.86%) JIRA
4 7 (8.86%) Maven
5 6 (7.59%) Bitbucket
5 6 (7.59%) Git (software)
6 5 (6.33%) Cucumber
6 5 (6.33%) Gradle
6 5 (6.33%) Grunt
6 5 (6.33%) gulp
7 4 (5.06%) Hudson
7 4 (5.06%) Jasmine
7 4 (5.06%) Selenium
7 4 (5.06%) Subversion
8 3 (3.80%) JMeter
8 3 (3.80%) JUnit
8 3 (3.80%) TestNG
8 3 (3.80%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.53%) NUnit
General
1 19 (24.05%) Finance
2 13 (16.46%) Banking
3 10 (12.66%) Advertising
4 7 (8.86%) Investment Banking
5 5 (6.33%) Law
6 2 (2.53%) Electronics
6 2 (2.53%) Marketing
7 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (24.05%) Developer
2 13 (16.46%) Software Engineer
3 12 (15.19%) Analyst
4 9 (11.39%) Network Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Java Developer
5 8 (10.13%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Java Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) AWS DevOps
7 6 (7.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (7.59%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.33%) C# Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Network Analyst
8 5 (6.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.05%) Spring
2 16 (20.25%) HTML
2 16 (20.25%) REST
3 15 (18.99%) CSS
3 15 (18.99%) Hibernate
3 15 (18.99%) Web Services
4 14 (17.72%) SOAP
5 13 (16.46%) jQuery
6 10 (12.66%) HTML5
7 9 (11.39%) AngularJS
7 9 (11.39%) CSS3
7 9 (11.39%) RESTful
7 9 (11.39%) XML
8 8 (10.13%) J2EE
9 7 (8.86%) JSP
9 7 (8.86%) Middleware
10 6 (7.59%) .NET
10 6 (7.59%) Java EE
10 6 (7.59%) JSON
10 6 (7.59%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Mobile App
2 8 (10.13%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (10.13%) User Experience
3 7 (8.86%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.86%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.80%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.80%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.80%) Fintech
7 2 (2.53%) CCTV
7 2 (2.53%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.27%) AS400
8 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.27%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.27%) RIA
8 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Linux
2 12 (15.19%) Unix
3 11 (13.92%) Windows
4 2 (2.53%) Android
4 2 (2.53%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.11%) Software Engineering
3 20 (25.32%) DevOps
4 14 (17.72%) Web Development
5 13 (16.46%) Test Automation
6 12 (15.19%) TDD
7 9 (11.39%) Risk Management
8 8 (10.13%) BDD
8 8 (10.13%) ITIL
8 8 (10.13%) Microservices
9 7 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.86%) SDLC
9 7 (8.86%) Wealth Management
10 6 (7.59%) MVC
11 5 (6.33%) Functional Testing
11 5 (6.33%) Open Source Development
12 4 (5.06%) Change Management
12 4 (5.06%) Content Management
12 4 (5.06%) Kanban
12 4 (5.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 42 (53.16%) Java
2 26 (32.91%) SQL
3 15 (18.99%) JavaScript
3 15 (18.99%) Python
4 14 (17.72%) C#
5 12 (15.19%) PHP
6 7 (8.86%) Ruby
7 6 (7.59%) Shell Script
7 6 (7.59%) T-SQL
8 5 (6.33%) XPath
9 3 (3.80%) R
10 2 (2.53%) C
10 2 (2.53%) C++
10 2 (2.53%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.27%) COBOL
11 1 (1.27%) Perl
11 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.27%) Scala
11 1 (1.27%) VB
11 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (16.46%) Degree
2 9 (11.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (8.86%) CCIE
3 7 (8.86%) CCNA
3 7 (8.86%) CCNP
3 7 (8.86%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
4 6 (7.59%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.80%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (2.53%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.27%) PhD
7 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.13%) Docker
2 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (17.72%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (10.13%) Ansible
2 8 (10.13%) Puppet
3 4 (5.06%) BladeLogic
3 4 (5.06%) CA Wily
4 1 (1.27%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.66%) Oracle
3 9 (11.39%) Cisco
3 9 (11.39%) Juniper
3 9 (11.39%) Palo Alto
4 8 (10.13%) SaltStack
5 6 (7.59%) IBM
6 5 (6.33%) Google
7 4 (5.06%) CA
8 3 (3.80%) Teradata
9 2 (2.53%) Actuate
9 2 (2.53%) Apple
9 2 (2.53%) Cognos
9 2 (2.53%) ParAccel
9 2 (2.53%) Riverbed
9 2 (2.53%) Tableau
9 2 (2.53%) Talend
9 2 (2.53%) Vertica
10 1 (1.27%) AppDynamics
10 1 (1.27%) MuleSoft