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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
North West / Cheshire
Rank 72 65 100
Rank change year-on-year -7 +35  
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 19 37 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.80% 2.84% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 3.34% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8 29 15
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,300 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Open Source is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 922 1109 1577
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.31% 85.24% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 735 933 1202
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Open Source as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +5 6 - - 2
Macclesfield +1 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Chester -2 3 £29,000 -9.37% 1
Warrington +2 2 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Open Source
North West

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 14 (50.00%) .NET
1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (32.14%) UML
3 9 (32.14%) Finance
3 9 (32.14%) Banking
3 9 (32.14%) SDLC
4 8 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 8 (28.57%) Degree
4 8 (28.57%) Linux
4 8 (28.57%) ITIL
4 8 (28.57%) Oracle
4 8 (28.57%) Java
4 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 8 (28.57%) IBM
5 7 (25.00%) Cognizant
5 7 (25.00%) CRM
5 7 (25.00%) SOA
5 7 (25.00%) COBIT
5 7 (25.00%) Java EE
5 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
5 7 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 7 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 7 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (21.43%) DevOps
6 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
6 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
7 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
7 5 (17.86%) Risk Management

Open Source
Top Related 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 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (10.71%) JBoss
2 3 (10.71%) OpenStack
2 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.14%) GlassFish
3 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) LDAP
1 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) GIS
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.57%) Big Data
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.57%) DB2
4 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.57%) HBase
4 1 (3.57%) Impala
4 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) Bitbucket
2 2 (7.14%) Gradle
2 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (32.14%) Banking
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Architect
2 7 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Python Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 2 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Development Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (25.00%) Java EE
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (17.86%) CSS
3 5 (17.86%) HTML
4 4 (14.29%) Spring
5 3 (10.71%) Django
5 3 (10.71%) Flash
5 3 (10.71%) J2EE
5 3 (10.71%) Node.js
5 3 (10.71%) REST
5 3 (10.71%) SOAP
5 3 (10.71%) Web Services
5 3 (10.71%) WebGL
5 3 (10.71%) Zend Framework
6 2 (7.14%) CSS3
6 2 (7.14%) HTML5
6 2 (7.14%) JSP
6 2 (7.14%) JSTL
6 2 (7.14%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) RIA
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) SDLC
2 9 (32.14%) UML
3 8 (28.57%) ITIL
4 7 (25.00%) CRM
4 7 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 7 (25.00%) SOA
4 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 7 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
5 6 (21.43%) DevOps
5 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
6 5 (17.86%) OO
6 5 (17.86%) Project Management
6 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
6 5 (17.86%) Web Development
7 4 (14.29%) API Design
7 4 (14.29%) MVC
7 4 (14.29%) TDD
7 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Java
1 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.29%) C#
2 4 (14.29%) PHP
2 4 (14.29%) Python
3 3 (10.71%) ActionScript
3 3 (10.71%) TypeScript
4 2 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (3.57%) C
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) PMP
2 2 (7.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) COBIT
2 2 (7.14%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) BladeLogic
1 1 (3.57%) CA Wily
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) IBM
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle
3 7 (25.00%) Cognizant
4 3 (10.71%) Sun
4 3 (10.71%) Zend
5 2 (7.14%) hybris
6 1 (3.57%) CA
6 1 (3.57%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (3.57%) Cloudera
6 1 (3.57%) Talend
Knutsford, Cheshire
Resource Solutions - Barclays
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago