Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 140 104
Rank change year-on-year +47 -36 +10
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 48 26 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.65% 0.95% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 1.01% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 55
Cheshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £38,750 £28,125 £28,700
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 1,670 2,566 2,559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 92.11% 93.72% 90.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,302 1,930 1,925
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +11.11% +8.00%
10th Percentile £24,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +44 25 £59,000 +53.25% 2
Northwich - 8 £55,000 -
Sandbach - 7 £52,500 -
Daresbury - 2 £34,500 -
Warrington +27 1 £52,500 -8.70% 1
Chester -7 1 £85,000 +161.54% 3
Alderley Edge - 1 £33,000 -
Open Source
North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 33 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (58.33%) Node.js
3 25 (52.08%) AngularJS
4 24 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 23 (47.92%) Python
6 22 (45.83%) Git (software)
7 18 (37.50%) DevOps
7 18 (37.50%) Banking
8 17 (35.42%) Java
8 17 (35.42%) AWS
9 15 (31.25%) Bash Shell
9 15 (31.25%) Jenkins
9 15 (31.25%) HTML
9 15 (31.25%) CSS
9 15 (31.25%) Windows
9 15 (31.25%) Linux
10 14 (29.17%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (27.08%) MySQL
12 12 (25.00%) AIX
12 12 (25.00%) Perl
12 12 (25.00%) CGI
12 12 (25.00%) TDD
12 12 (25.00%) Docker
12 12 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (25.00%) Ganglia
12 12 (25.00%) Performance Management
13 11 (22.92%) Software Engineering
13 11 (22.92%) SaaS
14 10 (20.83%) Web Development
14 10 (20.83%) Android

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (35.42%) AWS
2 11 (22.92%) SaaS
3 9 (18.75%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (12.50%) Amazon ECS
4 6 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (12.50%) Amazon Glacier
4 6 (12.50%) Amazon S3
4 6 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
4 6 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (8.33%) Azure
6 3 (6.25%) IaaS
6 3 (6.25%) PaaS
7 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (4.17%) Engine Yard
7 2 (4.17%) Heroku
8 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) MySQL
2 6 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.08%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (45.83%) Git (software)
2 15 (31.25%) Jenkins
3 9 (18.75%) RSpec
4 8 (16.67%) git-flow
5 7 (14.58%) Maven
6 6 (12.50%) Bitbucket
7 2 (4.17%) Gradle
8 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.08%) Selenium
General
1 18 (37.50%) Banking
2 7 (14.58%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) German Language
3 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Law
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (56.25%) Developer
2 12 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 8 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Tools Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Angular Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Support Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) DevOps Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Head of Engineering
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Support Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (58.33%) Node.js
2 25 (52.08%) AngularJS
3 15 (31.25%) CSS
3 15 (31.25%) HTML
4 12 (25.00%) CGI
4 12 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (6.25%) Lambda Expressions
6 3 (6.25%) Sinatra
7 2 (4.17%) Jest
7 2 (4.17%) jQuery
8 1 (2.08%) .NET
8 1 (2.08%) JSP
8 1 (2.08%) React
8 1 (2.08%) RESTful
8 1 (2.08%) Servlets
8 1 (2.08%) Spring
8 1 (2.08%) Spring Boot
8 1 (2.08%) Vue.js
8 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Cybercrime
4 1 (2.08%) IVR
4 1 (2.08%) Life Science
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.08%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Linux
1 15 (31.25%) Windows
2 12 (25.00%) AIX
3 10 (20.83%) Android
4 2 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (37.50%) DevOps
3 12 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 12 (25.00%) TDD
4 11 (22.92%) Software Engineering
5 10 (20.83%) BDD
5 10 (20.83%) Test Automation
5 10 (20.83%) Web Development
6 9 (18.75%) Code Coverage
7 8 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (14.58%) Scrum
8 7 (14.58%) SDLC
9 6 (12.50%) Microservices
10 5 (10.42%) OOP
10 5 (10.42%) SOA
11 4 (8.33%) Fintech
11 4 (8.33%) Front End Development
12 2 (4.17%) Collaborative Working
12 2 (4.17%) Deployment Automation
12 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 23 (47.92%) Python
3 17 (35.42%) Java
4 15 (31.25%) Bash Shell
5 12 (25.00%) Perl
6 10 (20.83%) Ruby
7 9 (18.75%) C
7 9 (18.75%) PHP
8 4 (8.33%) Kotlin
9 3 (6.25%) C#
9 3 (6.25%) C++
9 3 (6.25%) Java 8
9 3 (6.25%) SQL
10 2 (4.17%) TypeScript
11 1 (2.08%) ES6
11 1 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (29.17%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (25.00%) Ganglia
3 5 (10.42%) Kubernetes
4 4 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.08%) Cypress Semiconductor
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle