Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 104 96
Rank change year-on-year -20 -8 +42
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 52 54 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.67% 2.05% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 2.29% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 31 35 42
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.19% +4.38%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £69,625
North West median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +8.89% +5.88%

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 2,874 2,356 1,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 92.17% 89.45% 88.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,136 1,802 1,685
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,528 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £44,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.54% +2.50% -

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -1 22 £48,000 -4.00% 1
Chester -7 9 £31,250 +7.76% 3
Warrington 0 3 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Crewe - 1 £50,165 -
Open Source
North West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 38 (73.08%) Java
2 19 (36.54%) Banking
2 19 (36.54%) Investment Banking
2 19 (36.54%) Wealth Management
3 17 (32.69%) Finance
4 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (28.85%) DevOps
4 15 (28.85%) SDLC
5 14 (26.92%) Degree
6 13 (25.00%) .NET
6 13 (25.00%) Linux
7 12 (23.08%) Docker
7 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (21.15%) Jenkins
8 11 (21.15%) Management Information System
8 11 (21.15%) Risk Management
8 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
8 11 (21.15%) Information Security
9 10 (19.23%) Law
9 10 (19.23%) .NET Framework
9 10 (19.23%) Threat Modelling
9 10 (19.23%) OWASP
9 10 (19.23%) Security Architecture
9 10 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (17.31%) REST
10 9 (17.31%) CSSLP
10 9 (17.31%) Gradle
10 9 (17.31%) Kubernetes
10 9 (17.31%) CISSP
10 9 (17.31%) Web Services

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 (13.46%) Apache
1 7 (13.46%) JBoss
1 7 (13.46%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.85%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.92%) Jetty
4 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.77%) PaaS
3 2 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.85%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.92%) IaaS
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.92%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) SSL
2 3 (5.77%) HTTP
3 2 (3.85%) Internet
3 2 (3.85%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.77%) MySQL
3 2 (3.85%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (3.85%) Big Data
3 2 (3.85%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (3.85%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (3.85%) Cognos Transformer
3 2 (3.85%) Flink
3 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.92%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Jenkins
2 9 (17.31%) Gradle
3 8 (15.38%) Maven
4 6 (11.54%) CA Release Automation
5 4 (7.69%) JMeter
5 4 (7.69%) SoapUI
6 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.77%) Introscope
6 3 (5.77%) JIRA
6 3 (5.77%) Selenium
7 2 (3.85%) Ant
7 2 (3.85%) Geb
7 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.85%) JUnit
7 2 (3.85%) LoadRunner
7 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.92%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.92%) Ranorex
8 1 (1.92%) TestNG
8 1 (1.92%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (36.54%) Banking
1 19 (36.54%) Investment Banking
2 17 (32.69%) Finance
3 10 (19.23%) Law
4 2 (3.85%) Advertising
4 2 (3.85%) Electronics
4 2 (3.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Automotive
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Developer
2 10 (19.23%) Applications Developer
2 10 (19.23%) Java Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Java Applications Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Software Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Python Developer
5 5 (9.62%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Technician
6 3 (5.77%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Performance Test Leader
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.85%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Embedded C Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Python Web Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior C Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) .NET
2 10 (19.23%) .NET Framework
3 9 (17.31%) REST
3 9 (17.31%) Web Services
4 7 (13.46%) HTML
5 6 (11.54%) Django
5 6 (11.54%) J2EE
6 5 (9.62%) Middleware
7 4 (7.69%) CSS
8 3 (5.77%) SOAP
8 3 (5.77%) XML
9 2 (3.85%) HTML5
9 2 (3.85%) JSON
9 2 (3.85%) Kafka
9 2 (3.85%) QML
9 2 (3.85%) Qt
9 2 (3.85%) Spark Streaming
9 2 (3.85%) Spring
9 2 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (3.85%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) IVR
4 2 (3.85%) CCTV
4 2 (3.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) Infotainment
5 1 (1.92%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.92%) PMI
5 1 (1.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (11.54%) Unix
3 2 (3.85%) Android
3 2 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) Wealth Management
2 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.85%) DevOps
2 15 (28.85%) SDLC
3 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (21.15%) Information Security
4 11 (21.15%) Risk Management
4 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
5 10 (19.23%) OWASP
5 10 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (19.23%) Security Architecture
5 10 (19.23%) Threat Modelling
6 6 (11.54%) Web Development
7 5 (9.62%) Change Management
7 5 (9.62%) TDD
7 5 (9.62%) Validation
8 4 (7.69%) OO
8 4 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.77%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 38 (73.08%) Java
2 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
2 9 (17.31%) Python
3 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.77%) C#
4 3 (5.77%) SQL
5 2 (3.85%) C
5 2 (3.85%) C++
5 2 (3.85%) Embedded C
5 2 (3.85%) Scala
6 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.92%) Go
6 1 (1.92%) Groovy
6 1 (1.92%) PHP
6 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Degree
2 9 (17.31%) CISSP
2 9 (17.31%) CSSLP
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.85%) Master's Degree
4 2 (3.85%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.92%) CSQA
5 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.92%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 12 (23.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) Kubernetes
2 8 (15.38%) CA Wily
2 8 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (9.62%) BladeLogic
4 3 (5.77%) Puppet
5 2 (3.85%) Terraform
6 1 (1.92%) Consul
6 1 (1.92%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.92%) Nagios
6 1 (1.92%) Packer
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) CA
2 3 (5.77%) AppDynamics
2 3 (5.77%) CA Agile Central
2 3 (5.77%) Dynatrace
2 3 (5.77%) HP
2 3 (5.77%) New Relic
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle
2 3 (5.77%) SOASTA, Inc
2 3 (5.77%) Sun
2 3 (5.77%) Teradata
3 2 (3.85%) Cognos
3 2 (3.85%) IBM
3 2 (3.85%) Splunk
3 2 (3.85%) Tableau
4 1 (1.92%) Google
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat