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

Open Source
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 112 95
Rank change year-on-year +18 -17 +56
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 87 37 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.58% 1.64% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 1.84% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 56 18 50
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,250 £53,875
North West median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% +10.47% +1.18%

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 3,096 2,012 2,235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 91.90% 89.18% 87.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2,259 1,572 1,909
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £27,750 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £56,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 April 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 April 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 -19 30 £48,000 -8.57% 1
Chester -6 16 £40,000 +22.14% 1
Sandbach - 5 £47,500 -
Warrington -1 3 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Macclesfield -5 1 £40,000 -
Crewe - 1 £50,165 - 1
Open Source
North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 64 (73.56%) Java
2 32 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (34.48%) Finance
4 27 (31.03%) Banking
5 24 (27.59%) Investment Banking
5 24 (27.59%) Wealth Management
6 22 (25.29%) JBoss
7 20 (22.99%) Tomcat
7 20 (22.99%) Software Engineering
7 20 (22.99%) DevOps
8 19 (21.84%) Apache
8 19 (21.84%) Linux
8 19 (21.84%) .NET
8 19 (21.84%) J2EE
9 18 (20.69%) Microsoft
9 18 (20.69%) Risk Management
9 18 (20.69%) Maven
9 18 (20.69%) Jenkins
10 17 (19.54%) Law
10 17 (19.54%) Web Services
11 16 (18.39%) HTML
11 16 (18.39%) Spring
11 16 (18.39%) WebSphere
11 16 (18.39%) Opscode Chef
12 15 (17.24%) SDLC
12 15 (17.24%) Information Security
13 14 (16.09%) Hibernate
13 14 (16.09%) JavaScript
14 13 (14.94%) CA
14 13 (14.94%) Web Development

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 22 (25.29%) JBoss
2 20 (22.99%) Tomcat
3 19 (21.84%) Apache
4 16 (18.39%) WebSphere
5 10 (11.49%) Jetty
5 10 (11.49%) Mule
5 10 (11.49%) WebLogic
6 6 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (4.60%) CMS
8 2 (2.30%) Confluence
9 1 (1.15%) CICS
9 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.75%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (4.60%) PaaS
4 2 (2.30%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.15%) IaaS
5 1 (1.15%) npm
5 1 (1.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.34%) SSL
2 2 (2.30%) HTTP
2 2 (2.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (5.75%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (5.75%) Redis
3 4 (4.60%) MySQL
4 2 (2.30%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (2.30%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (2.30%) Cognos Transformer
4 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.15%) DB2
5 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.15%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 18 (20.69%) Jenkins
1 18 (20.69%) Maven
2 11 (12.64%) Subversion
3 10 (11.49%) CA Release Automation
3 10 (11.49%) Hudson
4 8 (9.20%) Gradle
5 7 (8.05%) SoapUI
6 5 (5.75%) JMeter
7 4 (4.60%) Grunt
7 4 (4.60%) gulp
7 4 (4.60%) Introscope
7 4 (4.60%) Selenium
8 3 (3.45%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.45%) JIRA
8 3 (3.45%) JUnit
8 3 (3.45%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.30%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.30%) jMock
9 2 (2.30%) Mockito
General
1 30 (34.48%) Finance
2 27 (31.03%) Banking
3 24 (27.59%) Investment Banking
4 17 (19.54%) Law
5 12 (13.79%) Advertising
6 3 (3.45%) Retail
7 2 (2.30%) Electronics
8 1 (1.15%) Automotive
8 1 (1.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (42.53%) Developer
2 20 (22.99%) Java Developer
3 12 (13.79%) Senior Developer
3 12 (13.79%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (12.64%) Software Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Applications Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Java Applications Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Technician
7 6 (6.90%) Python Developer
8 5 (5.75%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (5.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (4.60%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.60%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.84%) .NET
1 19 (21.84%) J2EE
2 17 (19.54%) Web Services
3 16 (18.39%) HTML
3 16 (18.39%) Spring
4 14 (16.09%) Hibernate
5 13 (14.94%) REST
6 12 (13.79%) CSS
6 12 (13.79%) RESTful
7 11 (12.64%) Node.js
8 9 (10.34%) Middleware
8 9 (10.34%) SOAP
8 9 (10.34%) XML
9 8 (9.20%) .NET Framework
9 8 (9.20%) jQuery
10 6 (6.90%) Django
10 6 (6.90%) HTML5
10 6 (6.90%) JSON
11 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET
11 5 (5.75%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.75%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.75%) User Experience
5 3 (3.45%) IVR
5 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.30%) CCTV
6 2 (2.30%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.30%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.15%) AS400
7 1 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.84%) Linux
2 12 (13.79%) Unix
3 5 (5.75%) Windows
4 2 (2.30%) Android
4 2 (2.30%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (27.59%) Wealth Management
3 20 (22.99%) DevOps
3 20 (22.99%) Software Engineering
4 18 (20.69%) Risk Management
5 15 (17.24%) Information Security
5 15 (17.24%) SDLC
6 13 (14.94%) Web Development
7 10 (11.49%) Content Management
8 9 (10.34%) Project Management
9 8 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (9.20%) OWASP
9 8 (9.20%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (9.20%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (9.20%) Security Architecture
9 8 (9.20%) Threat Modelling
10 7 (8.05%) Microservices
10 7 (8.05%) MVC
10 7 (8.05%) OO
10 7 (8.05%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 64 (73.56%) Java
2 14 (16.09%) JavaScript
3 12 (13.79%) Python
4 11 (12.64%) C#
5 10 (11.49%) SQL
6 7 (8.05%) PHP
7 5 (5.75%) Ruby
8 4 (4.60%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.60%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.60%) XPath
9 2 (2.30%) C
9 2 (2.30%) C++
9 2 (2.30%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.30%) R
10 1 (1.15%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.15%) COBOL
10 1 (1.15%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (14.94%) Degree
2 7 (8.05%) CISSP
2 7 (8.05%) CSSLP
3 6 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.30%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.15%) PhD
5 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.15%) PMP
5 1 (1.15%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 13 (14.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (18.39%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (14.94%) CA Wily
3 9 (10.34%) BladeLogic
4 7 (8.05%) Kubernetes
4 7 (8.05%) Puppet
5 5 (5.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.94%) CA
3 6 (6.90%) IBM
4 5 (5.75%) SaltStack
5 4 (4.60%) AppDynamics
5 4 (4.60%) HP
5 4 (4.60%) SOASTA, Inc
6 3 (3.45%) Google
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle
6 3 (3.45%) Sun
6 3 (3.45%) Tableau
6 3 (3.45%) Teradata
7 2 (2.30%) Apple
7 2 (2.30%) Cognos
7 2 (2.30%) Dynatrace
7 2 (2.30%) New Relic
7 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.15%) ParAccel
8 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.15%) Vertica