Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 43 47
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 11 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.14% 1.77% 4.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.58% 2.02% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 19
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +35.71% +14.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £25,883
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £47,500
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -1.16% +19.44%

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 Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 307 247 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 87.71% 87.59% 89.88%
Number of salaries quoted 267 211 318
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -14.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,675
90th Percentile £59,550 £57,500 £65,000
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.33% -6.25% -

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Chester

Open Source
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source in Chester.

Salary trend for Open Source in Chester

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Chester over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Chester region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 8 (72.73%) Web Development
2 7 (63.64%) jQuery
2 7 (63.64%) HTML5
2 7 (63.64%) CSS3
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) XSLT
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) CMS
4 5 (45.45%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) Sass
4 5 (45.45%) XPath
4 5 (45.45%) Grunt
4 5 (45.45%) DevOps
4 5 (45.45%) gulp
5 3 (27.27%) Django
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Python
6 2 (18.18%) JSP
6 2 (18.18%) Servlets
6 2 (18.18%) SOAP
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) EJB

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 5 (45.45%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Grunt
1 5 (45.45%) gulp
2 2 (18.18%) Bitbucket
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Gradle
2 2 (18.18%) Jasmine
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Python Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) CSS
1 7 (63.64%) CSS3
1 7 (63.64%) HTML
1 7 (63.64%) HTML5
1 7 (63.64%) jQuery
2 6 (54.55%) XML
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 5 (45.45%) Sass
3 5 (45.45%) XSLT
4 3 (27.27%) Django
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (18.18%) EJB
5 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
5 2 (18.18%) JSP
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) Servlets
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) Spring
6 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Web Development
2 5 (45.45%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
1 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
1 5 (45.45%) XPath
2 3 (27.27%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle