Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 94 117 110
Rank change year-on-year +23 -7 +12
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 27 25 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.67% 1.19% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.28% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 58
Cheshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £36,600
90th Percentile £62,750 £75,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +10.53%

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 1,465 1,954 3,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 90.49% 93.18% 92.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,150 1,454 2,306
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,225 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020. 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
Chester - 5 £40,000 - 4
Sandbach - 5 £60,000 -
Knutsford +27 4 - -
Warrington +7 3 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Alderley Edge - 3 £52,500 - 1
Wilmslow - 2 £50,000 -
Northwich - 1 - - 1
Open Source
North West

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) AWS
3 13 (48.15%) Docker
3 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
4 11 (40.74%) Node.js
4 11 (40.74%) DevOps
5 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
5 10 (37.04%) Python
6 8 (29.63%) Linux
6 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
6 8 (29.63%) SaaS
6 8 (29.63%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (25.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (25.93%) Amazon Glacier
7 7 (25.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (25.93%) Amazon ECS
7 7 (25.93%) Bash Shell
7 7 (25.93%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (25.93%) Amazon S3
7 7 (25.93%) Amazon ELB
7 7 (25.93%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (25.93%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (25.93%) Bitbucket
7 7 (25.93%) Java
7 7 (25.93%) Maven
7 7 (25.93%) JIRA
8 6 (22.22%) Unix
8 6 (22.22%) Windows
8 6 (22.22%) Confluence

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 6 (22.22%) Confluence
2 2 (7.41%) Camunda
2 2 (7.41%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.70%) Luigi
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (7.41%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
1 2 (7.41%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 14 (51.85%) AWS
2 8 (29.63%) AWS CloudFormation
2 8 (29.63%) SaaS
3 7 (25.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (25.93%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (25.93%) Amazon ECS
3 7 (25.93%) Amazon ELB
3 7 (25.93%) Amazon Glacier
3 7 (25.93%) Amazon S3
3 7 (25.93%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (25.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (11.11%) Azure
5 2 (7.41%) GCP
5 2 (7.41%) GitHub
6 1 (3.70%) IaaS
6 1 (3.70%) OpenShift
6 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (18.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
3 4 (14.81%) MySQL
3 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (14.81%) Redis
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.41%) Neo4j
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (3.70%) Big Data
5 1 (3.70%) BigQuery
5 1 (3.70%) Cloud Spanner
5 1 (3.70%) Looker
5 1 (3.70%) Pentaho
5 1 (3.70%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
2 7 (25.93%) Bitbucket
2 7 (25.93%) JIRA
2 7 (25.93%) Maven
3 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
4 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.41%) Appium
5 2 (7.41%) Calabash
5 2 (7.41%) Gatling
5 2 (7.41%) JBehave
5 2 (7.41%) JMeter
5 2 (7.41%) JUnit
5 2 (7.41%) Selenium
5 2 (7.41%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket Server
6 1 (3.70%) Spinnaker
6 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) C# Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Cyberthreat Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Data Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Developer in Test
5 2 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (7.41%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Head of Development
6 1 (3.70%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Tools Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) Node.js
2 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
2 5 (18.52%) CSS
2 5 (18.52%) HTML
3 4 (14.81%) .NET
4 3 (11.11%) React
5 2 (7.41%) Apache Camel
5 2 (7.41%) Apache NiFi
5 2 (7.41%) CGI
5 2 (7.41%) Drools
5 2 (7.41%) EDI
5 2 (7.41%) Gherkin
5 2 (7.41%) GraphQL
5 2 (7.41%) J2EE
5 2 (7.41%) jBPM
5 2 (7.41%) Jest
5 2 (7.41%) REST
5 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (7.41%) Web Services
6 1 (3.70%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (14.81%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
2 2 (7.41%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 2 (7.41%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (7.41%) Life Science
2 2 (7.41%) Private Cloud
2 2 (7.41%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Unix
2 6 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) AIX
4 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
3 11 (40.74%) DevOps
4 7 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (22.22%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.81%) ETL
6 4 (14.81%) ITIL
6 4 (14.81%) Microservices
6 4 (14.81%) MVC
6 4 (14.81%) Task Automation
6 4 (14.81%) Workflow
7 3 (11.11%) BDD
7 3 (11.11%) Data Integration
7 3 (11.11%) TDD
7 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.41%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Python
2 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.93%) Bash Shell
3 7 (25.93%) Java
4 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 4 (14.81%) C#
5 4 (14.81%) Go
6 2 (7.41%) C++
6 2 (7.41%) Perl
6 2 (7.41%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.41%) GCFA
3 2 (7.41%) GCFE
3 2 (7.41%) GREM
3 2 (7.41%) SANS
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Terraform
2 2 (7.41%) Ganglia
2 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
2 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco
1 4 (14.81%) F5
1 4 (14.81%) Fortinet
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) IBM
2 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.70%) Informatica
3 1 (3.70%) Tableau
3 1 (3.70%) Talend